Cultural, Historical and Literary Representations in the Writing of Rita Dove
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The English Graduate Students’ Association (EGSA) at Georgetown University invites submissions for our 2023 conference, “Malady,” taking place October 20th and 21st in Washington DC.
International ConferenceFAILED STATE: Boundaries, Current Cases, Practical Issues
6-7 October, 2023
Istanbul University Faculty of Political Sciences
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The Ninth Biennial Conference of the RECEPTION STUDY SOCIETY
at New Mexico State University and the Courtyard Marriott Las Cruces at NMSU
Sept. 28-30, Las Cruces, NM
Call For Papers- Black Literature and Black Heroes
Call for Papers for a Special Issue of the journal Shakespeare (the organ of the British Shakespeare Association, published by Routledge) on the Topic of "The Shakespeare First Folio: 1623 to 2023"
The guest editors of the journal Shakespeare, Miranda Fay Thomas (Trinity College Dublin) and Gabriel Egan (De Montfort University), invite papers for a special issue on the topic of the 1623 Shakespeare First Folio. The special issue will appear in late 2023 to coincide with the book's 400 anniversary. The special issue is open to any study that focusses on the significance, understanding, and reception of this important book in its own time and/or at any time between 1623 and now.
We are presently accepting abstract submissions for the Renaissance Drama session(s) at the 80th meeting of the South Central Modern Language Association conference.
The conference will be held October, 12-14, 2023, in Corpus Christi, TX.
We're reloading our call for short articles on color!
A dark urban setting scattered with dots of light. Yellow gas flames shoot up against a glowing red horizon, creating an almost hellish feel. Flying cars pierce the atmosphere, revealing the orange smog haze that reappears in urban sequences throughout the movie. As the camera moves closer to futuristic, monumental buildings, cold white beams of light transition to interiors dominated by blue hues. Sequences in the Tyrell Corporation are marked by cool tones as opposed to Deckard’s warm-toned private spaces. How would we feel and think about a cult film like Blade Runner (1982) if cinematographic choices about color had been made differently?
Special dossier | to be published in vol 5 no 2 (May 2024)
A fundamental element of the American imaginary, superhero and heroic narratives have seen a new apogee since the turn of the century. New and old heroes and heroines have populated popular culture, giving rise to a variety of texts that tackle diversity, nostalgia, and the need for imaginaries and narratives that help us deal with the struggles inherent to our current times.
This special dossier, edited by Marica Orrù, will collect essays on (super)hero figures in twenty-first century US popular culture, with a specific focus on diversity, cross-genre texts, and transmedia representations.
Topics of interest include, but are not limited to:
Call for Proposals:
Many universities, departments, programs and/or faculty have developed their own policies about the use of AI in the classroom. Some advocate for banishing it completely, while others advocate for embracing it completely. Still others are not quite sure what it can do and whether they should embrace it or not. If banishing AI from the writing classroom, how is that monitored? If embracing AI in the writing classroom – what does that look like? Your research on this topic is valuable to all of us.
Illinois Medieval Association Annual Symposium: Medieval Monstrosities
October 27, 2023, 3:00 pm via Zoom
The Illinois Medieval Association invites proposals for individual papers and especially full sessions for the 40th Annual Illinois Medieval Association Symposium, to be held online throughout the academic year. Papers presented at the Symposium are eligible for submission to our peer-reviewed proceedings volume, Essays in Medieval Studies, published annually by the West Virginia University Press and available via Project Muse. The Symposium aims to engage all disciplines and geographical areas of medieval studies.
To commemorate the 100th anniversary of the founding of the Republic of Turkey, Nesir: Journal of Literary studies will dedicate its fifth issue to the theme of “Republic of Literature, Literature of Republic.” In this issue, the journal delves into Turkey’s republican experience and its manifestations and effects on fictional and non-fictional literary productions, as well as their reception, in comparison to similar experiences in other countries. In addition to examining the relationship between literature and politics, the issue encourages critical, historical, and interdisciplinary perspectives to be applied to the concept of the “autonomy of literature.”
CALL FOR CONTRIBUTIONS
SPRINGER HANDBOOK OF DIASPORIC INDIAN ENGLISH WRITING
This is a call for contributions to a forthcoming Handbook of Diasporic Indian English Writing which will be published by Springer. The work is in progress and contributors from across international borders are working on it.
Illusions IN/OUTSIDE the Theatre
Intermedial Performance from Renaissance until Today
International Scholarly Conference
Faculty of Humanities of the Nicolaus Copernicus University, Torun (Poland)
Collegium Maius, Fosa Staromiejska 3 (Torun, Poland)
SCMLA – Fall 2023, Corpus Christi, TX Omni Hotel
Oct. 12-14th in Corpus Christi, TX.
Proposal submissions for the Interdisciplinary Studies panel at South Central Modern Language Association's 2023 conference are currently being accepted. We encourage graduate students at the MA and PhD level to submit as well. There is no theme this year for the conference or the panel. A variety of approaches and topics may be submitted for this panel. The 2022 conference's topics were wide ranging.
Cultural understandings of the East, specifically of India, in British Romanticism have opened up numerous lines of inquiry in Romantic and eighteenth-century studies. Phiroze Vasunia, Michael J. Franklin, Andrew Rudd, and others have commented at length on the ways in which English writers related to India during the Romantic period. Works by writers like William Jones, Phebe Gibbes, Robert Southey, Sydney Owenson, and Wilke Collins reveal the extent to which India became a point of creative fixation as well as cultural appropriation. The translations of many works of ancient and medieval Indic texts were important to the galvanization of the British literary imagination.
Rethinking the (Post-)Socialist Body. Art, Theory & Politics Transdisciplinary workshop at the Kunsthistorisches Institut in Florenz – Max-Planck-Institut, organised by Hana Gründler (KHI-MPI) and Magdalena Nieslony (Universität Wien)
28-30 September 2023
Call for Papers
South Asian Review Special Issue on Sri Lanka
“Global Sri Lankan Literature and Culture”
Presenters are invited to submit their interest to jointly submit panel proposals for the upcoming AWP conference in Kansas City, Missouri on February 7-10, 2024. Depending on the number of interested writers, there can be 1-3 different panels we can pitch in groups organized by category type. One panel should focus on “Craft and Criticism” in “Multiple Literary Genres”. Another panel can be a “Multiple Literary Genres Reading”. Other categories in “Craft and Criticism” include “Nonfiction”, “Poetry” and “Fiction”.
We are seeking contributors to a special issue or edited volume on representations of ethnic deportations from Eastern and Central Europe to the Soviet Union (1930-during and after WWII) favoring representations from ethnic minority groups. Articles are not limited to but can focus on:
First and second generation memory, postmemory (Hirsch) as expressed in life-writing, literary representations of all genres, art of all genres
On “portable monuments” (Rigney), narratives/stories/histories that could be re-written, appropriated, and transformed in new contexts
Gothic Studies CFP for MAPACA 2023: The Mid-Atlantic Popular and American Culture Association is accepting proposals until June 30 for their 2023 conference, Nov 9 - 11, in Philadelphia, PA. General guidelines can be found at mapaca.net and below. Please consider submitting to the Gothic Studies area: https://mapaca.net/areas/gothic-studies
Read full call here: https://csalateral.org/upcoming/#digital-platforms-agency
How do digital platforms shape our agency, and how do we shape digital platforms in turn? What is the role of digital platforms in forming our social, cultural, and political practices? How and whom do digital platforms (dis)empower? This special section of Lateral invites scholars from diverse fields to advance critical cultural inquiry at the convergence of platforms and agency on digital, networked, and/or new media.
Call for Papers
Polygraph 30 “Cinema / Image / History”
Call for Papers
Cormac McCarthy’s The Passenger and Stella Maris
A Special Symposium
Sponsored by the Cormac McCarthy Society
Sept 21-23, 2023
Papers are welcome on any aspect of McCarthy’s most recent novels, The Passenger and Stella Maris. Submit one-paragraph abstracts to firstname.lastname@example.org b
Call for Papers for the Special Issue on Annihilation of Caste
B. R. Ambedkar’s Annihilation of Caste (AoC) has been described by Anand Teltumbde as the Communist Manifesto of “caste India.” Unfortunately, however, there is a dearth of critical readings on this text. The upcoming special issue of All About Ambedkar: A Journal on Theory and Praxis aims to address this lacuna. The objective is to inspire renewed engagements with Ambedkar’s classic. The special issue will be co-edited by Dr Sanjiv Kondekar and Dr Mahitosh Mandal and is scheduled to be published in December 2023.
I am considering putting a proposal for a special issue for a Q1 journal on rivers—specifically journeying along rivers. I have recieved some abstracts already, but looking for a couple more abstracts. Would you be interested to give me an abstract by May 14th ? Proposals are due May 15th. If the proposal gets accepted, I will need the paper by December. Hope to hear back from you in the positive
TEXT Journal of Writing and Writing Courses welcomes submission of research articles on creative and professional writing and processes, the teaching of writing and related issues. TEXT also welcomes the submission of creative work, book reviews, and scholarly interviews providing that the matter of the creative work concerns exploration of creativity, or the nature and processes of creative writing, or the nature and processes of the teaching of writing, or investigation of creative practice research in a creative writing context. Our southern winter reading period is open 1 May to 31 July 2023. TEXT occasionally publishes specific-topic collections or longer works in its Special Issue Series.
"The Poetics and Politics of Gender, Mobility and Migration in the New Anglophone Literatures"
CFP for Volume 29 of the European Journal of English Literature to be published in 2025
Guest editors: Nadia Butt (University of Giessen), Radhika Mohanram (Cardiff University) and Michelle Stork (University of Frankfurt)
The 2023 conference for the Association for the Study of Literature and Environment, UK and Ireland (ASLE-UKI) will be hosted by the Literature and Science Hub at the University of Liverpool. ASLE-UKI welcomes participation from scholars, readers, and creative practitioners interested in the relationships between literatures, environments and cultures – past, present, or future from anywhere in the world.