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Baltic Horror (Edited Collection). Call for two additional chapters

updated: 
Monday, May 20, 2024 - 2:00pm
Fernando Gabriel Pagnoni Berns
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, June 30, 2024

Baltic Horror (Edited Collection). Call for two additional chapters

deadline for submissions: 

June 30, 2024

full name / name of organization: 

Fernando Gabriel Pagnoni Berns

contact email: 

grupogrite2002@yahoo.com

Baltic Horror (Edited Collection)

Editor: Fernando Gabriel Pagnoni Berns. Universidad de Buenos Aires (Argentina)

 

Identity in Popular Culture (SAMLA)

updated: 
Monday, May 20, 2024 - 2:00pm
South Atlantic Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, June 1, 2024

Not being seen for who one is has always been a problem in society; conversely, having difficulty seeing what is hidden beneath surface appearance is a constant challenge. This traditional session will explore how characters’ identities are both concealed and revealed in literature, television, and film. A variety of approaches are possible, including (but not limited to) the questions that follow: When/why do characters find it difficult to let themselves be seen for who they are? When do plots rely on a character’s mysterious identity, and how do both characters in the story and the audience discover (some) of the hidden truths?

Rethinking South Asia: Postcoloniality & Decolonial Frames and Praxis

updated: 
Monday, May 20, 2024 - 2:00pm
The South Asian Literary Association (SALA)
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, September 1, 2024

CFP: Rethinking South Asia: Postcoloniality & Decolonial Frames and Praxis 

    24th Annual South Asian Literary Association (SALA) Online Conference 

                                    January 18th and 19th, 2025 

CFA for L'Histoire Volume 3, Issue 1 on Fluid Borders and Interactions between South and East Asia

updated: 
Monday, May 20, 2024 - 2:00pm
Voyages into the Past
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, June 15, 2024

Call for Articles

L’Histoire: A Social Sciences Magazine, Volume 3, Issue 1

About L'Histoire: https://www.voyagesintothepast.com/l-histoire


Voyages into the Past is pleased to announce the call for papers for the first issue of Volume 3 of L'Histoire. We have been thankful for the contributions we have received in the past, and we encourage individuals who are interested in the social sciences and creating discussion and discourse to send in their writings. 


Issue Theme: Fluid Borders: Exploring East and South Asian Interactions
 

SCSECS 2025 Conference

updated: 
Monday, May 20, 2024 - 2:00pm
South Central Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, October 1, 2024

Lost and Found in the Long Eighteenth Century
The South Central Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies and the James Smith Noel Collection invite you to present papers and organize conference panels on being lost and found in the long eighteenth century.  Whether one is lost at sea or lost in thought, finding one’s bearings can bring about new insights and inspirations.  Discovering the answers to the mysteries of existence has led to whole new understandings of the world around and within us -- and whole new speculations about the unseen and unknown.  We look forward to hearing your guiding perspectives.

Leon Edel Prize

updated: 
Monday, May 20, 2024 - 2:00pm
Henry James Review
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, November 1, 2024

The Leon Edel Prize is awarded annually for the best essay on Henry James by a beginning scholar.  The prize carries with it an award of $300, and the prize-winning essay will be published in HJR.

The competition is open to applicants who have not held a full-time academic appointment for more than four years. Independent scholars and graduate students are encouraged to apply.

Essays should be 20-30 pages (including notes), original, and not under submission elsewhere or previously published.  Please send electronic submssions in Microsoft Word format to hjamesr@creighton.edu.

Forum Prize 2024 – ‘The Art(s) of Delight’

updated: 
Monday, May 20, 2024 - 2:00pm
Forum for Modern Language Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, July 1, 2024

Entries are invited for the 2024 Forum Essay Prize, on the subject of: ‘The Art(s) of Delight’

Forum for Modern Language Studies are looking for bold, visionary and persuasive essays that use academic research to pursue innovative questions. The winning essay will be that judged by the panel to have best addressed the topic with flair, ambition and resonance.

Roundtable on Early Modern Asia in the Global Renaissance (Renaissance Society of America / Boston, March 20–22, 2024)

updated: 
Monday, May 20, 2024 - 1:59pm
Rhema Hokama
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, July 15, 2024

The early modern world was shaped by significant cultural exchanges between Europe and Asia. This roundtable seeks to broaden the scope of Renaissance studies by exploring the immense contributions of East, Southeast, and South Asia to global developments in Europe and beyond. We invite presenters to examine the dynamic interactions between Asian and European societies, emphasizing the multi-directional flow of ideas, goods, and artistic practices.

The 2025 Telos Conference: China Keywords / 中国关键词

updated: 
Monday, May 20, 2024 - 1:59pm
The Telos-Paul Piccone Institute
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, September 1, 2024

The 2025 Telos-Paul Piccone Institute Annual Conference
March 21–22, 2025
New York, NY

 

China Keywords / 中国关键词

 

About the Conference

The 2025 annual conference of the Telos-Paul Piccone Institute will culminate the first year of a five-year program—the Telos China Initiative—that has aimed to set Telos on a distinct intellectual course.

Consent Puzzles: Exploring the Ambiguities of Sexual Consent in Narratives and Media Debates

updated: 
Monday, May 20, 2024 - 1:58pm
Michele Meek
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, July 31, 2024

This CFP is a call for essays for a forthcoming edited collection.

Consent is often deemed a prerequisite to ethical interactions—particularly sexual ones. A nonconsensual act is viewed as an affront, a violation, an oppression. For an act to seem permissible, one requires what Heidi M. Hurd calls the “moral magic” of consent.

Conference on Race, Racialization, and Resistance: Curriculum, Pedagogy, and Humanities

updated: 
Monday, May 20, 2024 - 1:58pm
Seattle University
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, September 22, 2024

Conference on Race, Racialization, and Resistance: Curriculum, Pedagogy, and Humanities ● Call for Abstracts  
Seattle University, April 25 – April 27, 2025 (Friday through Sunday)
  
Full Name/Name of Organization:   
Seattle University

There will be no registration fee for this conference.

The funding for this conference is provided by the Mellon Foundation, for the “Race, Racialization and Resistance in the US” curricular project at Seattle University.
    

2024 MAPACA War Studies Area

updated: 
Monday, May 20, 2024 - 1:52pm
Mid-Atlantic Popular and American Culture Association (MAPACA)
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, June 30, 2024

2024 Conference of   Mid-Atlantic Popular / American Culture Association (MAPACA)

MAPACA War Studies Area

Thursday, November 7 -- Saturday, November 9, 2024
Tropicana Casino and Resort
Atlantic City, New Jersey

Proposals due to http://www.mapaca.net  by  June 30, 2024

Afrofuturism, Special Issue of Studies in American Culture

updated: 
Monday, May 20, 2024 - 1:50pm
Studies in American Culture
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, July 3, 2024

As an aesthetic and cultural movement, Afrofuturism began with Mark Derry’s 1993 essay, “Black to the Future.” Derry poses a difficult question: “Can a community whose past has been deliberately rubbed out, and whose energies have subsequently been consumed by the search for legible traces of its history, imagine possible futures?” The clear answer is a resounding, “YES!” Not only can Black folk imagine possible futures, but they can also write, paint, and sculpt them into being. In this special issue we invite contributors to explore what these possible futures look like. How do Afrofuturist artists reimagine a world where Black folks can be/are free? What is the cost of such freedom? 

 

Black Literature+: African American Literature in Dialogue with the Other Arts

updated: 
Monday, May 20, 2024 - 1:50pm
Brittney Edmonds, Hayley O'Malley
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, June 15, 2024

African American Review CFP
Black Literature+: African American Literature in Dialogue with the Other Arts
Guest Editors: Brittney Michelle Edmonds (University of Wisconsin) and Hayley O’Malley (Rice University)

In 2004, in a speech about the painter Romare Bearden, Toni Morrison argued that critics must appreciate the “liquidity” between Black art forms, the “resonances, alignments, the connections, the inter-genre sources of African American art... the resounding aesthetic dialogue among artists.” “Locating instances of this liquidity,” Morrison explained, “is vital if African American art is to be understood for the complex work that it is and for the deep meaning it contains.”1

Request for Papers: Science & Technology - 2024 NEPCA Hybrid Conference

updated: 
Monday, May 20, 2024 - 1:50pm
Northeast Popular Culture Association
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, June 15, 2024

The Northeast Popular Culture Association (NEPCA) will host its 2024 annual conference this Fall as a hybrid conference from Thursday, October 3 – Saturday, October 5. Virtual sessions will take place on Thursday evening and Friday morning via Zoom, and in-person sessions will take place on Friday evening and Saturday morning at Nichols College, Dudley, Massachusetts.

Anne for Everyone: Green Gables, Children of Color, and Global Childhoods

updated: 
Monday, May 20, 2024 - 1:50pm
Ebony Elizabeth Thomas and Sarah Park Dahlen
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, December 1, 2024

 

Call For Papers

ANNE FOR EVERYONE: 

GREEN GABLES, CHILDREN OF COLOR, and GLOBAL CHILDHOODS

Edited by Ebony Elizabeth Thomas and Sarah Park Dahlen
Under contract with the University Press of Mississippi

 

Call for Papers: ‘Casteism Across Borders: Mapping the Diasporic Reproduction of Caste Discrimination and Anti-Caste Struggles’

updated: 
Monday, May 20, 2024 - 1:50pm
Transitions: Journal of Transient Migration
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, August 31, 2024

Call for Papers: Transitions: Journal of Transient Migration

Special Issue: ‘Casteism Across Borders: Mapping the Diasporic Reproduction of Caste Discrimination and Anti-Caste Struggles’

View the full call here>>

https://www.intellectbooks.com/transitions-journal-of-transient-migration#call-for-papers

Guest editors: Dr Vikrant Kishore, Dr Stephen Goulding, Dr Ratan Lal

Digital Studies in Language and Studies -- Call for Papers

updated: 
Monday, May 20, 2024 - 1:50pm
Digital Studies in Language and Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, December 31, 2025

Newly launched by Chongqing University and De Gruyter, Digital Studies in Language and Literature (DSLL, ISSN: 2943-0607) is a peer-reviewed, interdisciplinary publication dedicated to advancing research on the intersection of digital technology, language, and literature.

 

DSLL welcomes all submissions in line with the aims and scope below. Accepted articles will be published via fully sponsored Open Access through a Creative Commons Attribution (CC-BY-4.0) License, so your research will be freely available for all to read and download.

 

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Historically Black Colleges and Universities: The Past, the Present, and the Future

updated: 
Monday, May 20, 2024 - 1:49pm
Research Issues in Contemporary Education
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, September 1, 2024

Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) have played a pivotal role in higher education in the United States of America by serving as institutions of excellence and opportunity for African American students and others wishing to obtain an education. HBCUs have a rich history of fostering a culture of academic achievement, leadership development, and empowerment. In recent years, discussions around diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging have brought a renewed focus on the value that HBCUs bring to higher education and their unique contributions to preparing students for the ever-changing demands of the workforce.

 

Small Forms in Circulation: Infrastructures, Practices, Publics

updated: 
Monday, May 20, 2024 - 1:49pm
Humboldt University of Berlin
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, June 12, 2024

Call for Papers
Small Forms in Circulation: Infrastructures, Practices, Publics

Humboldt University of Berlin, November 28-30, 2024
Submission deadline: June 12, 2024

Acceptance letters in August

27th METU British Novelists Conference: Buchi Emecheta and Her Work

updated: 
Monday, May 20, 2024 - 1:49pm
METU British Novelists International Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, September 2, 2024

METU BRITISH NOVELISTS INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE:

BUCHI EMECHETA AND HER WORK

5-6 December 2024

Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey

CALL FOR PAPERS

Call for book chapters - Critical Food Cultures from the Global South

updated: 
Monday, May 20, 2024 - 1:49pm
Peter Lang
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, June 30, 2024

Usually, the narratives around food habits and culinary practices are structured around individual tastes. However, the narratives can be and need to be structured much beyond individual tastes. Historically, it has been observed that individual and collective food habits and culinary practices are driven by various social, cultural, gendered, sexual, racial, caste, geographical, commercial, and political factors. These factors provoke us to go beyond the stereotypical scientific narratives of consumption and unpack the various social dynamics and power structures that are associated with our daily food habits and culinary practices.

Victorians Institute Journal: Special Call for Rare and Unpublished Texts

updated: 
Monday, May 20, 2024 - 1:49pm
Victorians Institute Journal
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, January 1, 2025

Over the past few years, the Victorians Institute Journal has recommitted to publishing rare and previously unpublished Victorian and Edwardian primary texts. We’re currently seeking submissions of such texts for publication in upcoming volumes of the journal!

For complete submission instructions, please visit  http://www.editorialmanager.com/vij and follow the steps given by the online system.

‘Shifting Tides of American Sitcoms’-Working Towards a Progressive Worldview: From ‘F.R.I.E.N.D.S’ To ‘Modern Family’

updated: 
Monday, May 20, 2024 - 1:47pm
Suparna Naresh
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, May 14, 2024

‘Shifting Tides of American Sitcoms’-Working Towards a Progressive Worldview: From ‘F.R.I.E.N.D.S’ To ‘Modern Family’

Dr Suparna Naresh1, Associate Professor, CHRIST (Deemed to be University)

Varsha Narayanan2, Scholar, CHRIST (Deemed to be University)

 

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CFP Medieval Comics Team-Up: The Values of Comics for Medieval Studies (6/1/2024; Medieval Academy of America - Cambridge, MA 3/20-22/2025)

updated: 
Monday, May 20, 2024 - 1:47pm
Michael A. Torregrossa, Medieval Comics Project
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, June 1, 2024

Medieval Comics Team-Up: The Values of Comics for Medieval Studies

Session proposed for The Medieval Academy at 100: The 2025 Annual Meeting of the Medieval Academy of America (Harvard University, Cambridge MA, from 20-22 March 2025)

Sponsored by Medieval Comics Project, an outreach effort of the Association for the Advancement of Scholarship and Teaching of the Medieval in Popular Culture

Organized by Michael A. Torregrossa

Paper Proposals due 1 June 2024

 

Agnès Varda Panel PAMLA 2024 (Deadline Extended)

updated: 
Monday, May 20, 2024 - 1:47pm
Pacific Ancient and Modern Languages Association
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, May 31, 2024

Pacific Ancient and Modern Languages Association 2024 (Palm Springs, CA)

Conference Theme: Translation in Action 

November 7-10

[deadline extended]"Justice" (SCLA, November 6-8, 2024, Austin TX)

updated: 
Monday, May 20, 2024 - 9:01am
Society for Comparative Literature and the Arts
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, July 1, 2024

2024 Meeting of the Society for Comparative Literature and the Arts

November 6-8, 2024
Embassy Suites Austin Central
Austin, TX

“Justice”

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