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Plant Studies in Indian Literature

updated: 
Sunday, April 28, 2024 - 10:19am
Jaishmitha Riny R
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, May 12, 2024

Plant Studies in Indian LiteratureCall for Book ChapterDeadline Extended: 12/05/2024 Introduction: Indian literature is a rich and diverse tapestry woven from the threads of countless languages, cultures, traditions, and encompasses a vast array of literary forms, genres, and themes, reflecting the complex tapestry of Indian society, its history, spirituality, and cultural heritage. From the ancient Vedas to contemporary works exploring modern Indian identity, Indian literature offers a window into the soul of a nation characterized by its diversity and complexity.

Call for Book Chapters: Violence and Postcolonial Marginalities in South Asian Literature (Lexington Books, an imprint of Rowman and Littlefield)

updated: 
Sunday, April 28, 2024 - 2:38am
Zakir Hussain, Ghulam Rabani, and Rajbir Samal
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, May 31, 2024

We are pleased to announce the call for papers for an upcoming edited book entitled “Violence

and Postcolonial Marginalities in South Asian Literature” to be published in Lexington Books,

Rowman & Littlefield, U.S.A. This edited book aims to explore the intricate intersections of

violence and marginality within the context of South Asian literature.

Postcolonial literature, with its diverse voices and narratives, has been instrumental in

articulating the complex realities of societies grappling with the repercussions of colonialism

and other forms of precarity. In the context of South Asia, a region marked by rich cultural

2024 Midwest PCA/ACA Conference — Television Area

updated: 
Friday, April 26, 2024 - 4:02pm
Cory Barker, Bradley University
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, May 15, 2024

CALL FOR PAPERS, ABSTRACTS, AND PANEL PROPOSALS

Television Area | Midwest Popular Culture Association/Midwest American Culture Association Annual Conference

Friday-Sunday, October 4-6, 2024

DePaul University, Chicago, IL

Address: DePaul Center, 1 E. Jackson Blvd. Chicago, IL 60604 | Phone: (312) 362-8000

The Television area of the Midwest Popular Culture Association/Midwest American Culture Association is now accepting proposals for its 2024 conference in Chicago on the campus of DePaul University.

CFP: Agnès Varda panel at PAMLA 2024 (Palm Springs, Nov 7-10)

updated: 
Friday, April 26, 2024 - 4:02pm
Pacific Ancient and Modern Languages Association
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, April 30, 2024

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

Conference Theme: Translation in Action 

November 7-10

Modern Indian Theatre: Texts and Performances

updated: 
Friday, April 26, 2024 - 2:17pm
Arnab Ray, Sibendu Chakraborty
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, May 20, 2024

This is a call for papers to be included in the proposed book as chapters. Bloomsbury has shown interest to publish the book. The lists below are indicative and not restrictive. The editors are open to contributions in the field of ‘Modern Indian Theatre’ on playwrights, theatre practitioners, theories, and forms not included in the lists below. Scholars interested to contribute are requested to send their abstracts between 500 and 600 words, with proposed titles, full name/s of contributor/s, and their professional affiliation/s within 20 May 2024. Contributions must be sent to both the editors on their emails.

 

Dr. Arnab Ray : arnabra1@gmail.com

Austen at 250: Austen's Life, Novels, Juvenalia & Surviving Letters--JASNA AGM 2025 (Baltimore)

updated: 
Friday, April 26, 2024 - 7:34am
Jane Austen Society of North America
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, November 30, 2024

2025 will be a milestone year celebrating the 250th anniversary of Jane Austen’s birth. Through this Call for Papers, the JASNA Maryland Region invites submission of proposals for breakout sessions at the 2025 Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the Jane Austen Society of North America (JASNA) and applications for the New Voices Breakout Speaker Grant.

The AGM theme: Austen at 250: Austen's Life, Novels, Juvenelia, & Surviving Letters

Date: Oct. 10-12, 2025

Location: Baltimore Inner Harbor, Baltimore MD

Theory's Otherwise Textures

updated: 
Thursday, April 25, 2024 - 7:59pm
Society for the Study of Affect (SSA)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, June 14, 2024

THEORY’S OTHERWISE TEXTURESMATHEW ARTHUR • ALANA BREKELMANS

Doğuş University 2nd International Conference on English Language and Literature on 21st Century English Literature

updated: 
Thursday, April 25, 2024 - 2:44pm
Doğuş University 2nd International Conference on English Language and Literature on 21st Century English Literature
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, September 19, 2024

Call for Abstracts: Doğuş University 2nd International Conference on English Language and Literature on 21st Century English Literature

We are pleased to announce the International Conference on 21st Century English Literature, an engaging platform for scholars, researchers, and enthusiasts to explore and discuss the dynamic landscape of literature in the contemporary era. As we navigate the complexities of the 21st century, English literature continues to evolve, reflecting the multifaceted nature of our global society.

Conference Theme: "Digital Narratives: Shaping the Future of 21st Century English Literature"

PAMLA 2024 Panel: Fantasy and the Fantastic

updated: 
Thursday, April 25, 2024 - 2:44pm
Kristin Noone / Pacific and Ancient Modern Language Association (PAMLA 2024 Conference)
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, April 30, 2024

Fantasy and the supernatural, broadly defined, shape many popular narratives and universes—from Lord of the Rings to Game of Thrones, from World of Warcraft to The Witcher, from classical and medieval tales of monsters and dragons to the worlds of N.K. Jemisin, Terry Pratchett, Neil Gaiman, Nnedi Okorafor, and Ursula K. Le Guin. As a genre, fantasy engages with questions of rhetoric, identity, and power in multiple ways, across media, subgenres, and cultural traditions; the enchantment of fantastic and supernatural narratives casts a persistent and global spell.

The Beatles and Their Generations

updated: 
Thursday, April 25, 2024 - 2:44pm
Thomas Pace and Terry Hamblin
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, November 1, 2024

Call for Chapters

Popular Music (Panel / In-Person)

updated: 
Thursday, April 25, 2024 - 2:43pm
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, April 30, 2024

This panel considers a range of topics related to popular music defined and considered broadly. Though not limited to such inquiries, papers might address questions such as

· How do we see cultural forces at work in the inspiration of popular musical songs, albums, tours, artists, texts, and memes?

· How has popular music influenced, supported, challenged, and otherwise complicated cultural practices, beliefs, and norms?

· Where and how do we see the gravity of popular music extended to the domain of other arts and media?

· How does popular music manifest the intertextual and intersectional realities of (post)modern life?

_Edith Wharton Review_

updated: 
Thursday, April 25, 2024 - 2:43pm
Edith Wharton Society
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 6, 2024

Announcing: “Notes On…” for the Edith Wharton Review (the official refereed journal of the Edith Wharton Society)

Rhythms of Artwork and Beyond: Humanity, Sociality, and Nature

updated: 
Thursday, April 25, 2024 - 2:43pm
The Polish Journal of Aesthetics
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, June 30, 2025

We kindly invite Authors to submit proposals to a special issue of The Polish Journal of Aesthetics - "Rhythms of Artwork and Beyond: Humanity, Sociality, and Nature" Vol.

Somatechnics 16.1--Eco-horror’s Minor Intimacies: Affective Embodiments, Ecological Desires

updated: 
Thursday, April 25, 2024 - 2:43pm
CORERISC: the Collective for Research on Epistemologies of Embodied Risk, and The Sociability of Sleep
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, June 15, 2024

Call For Papers for Somatechnics 16.1

Eco-horror’s Minor Intimacies: Affective Embodiments, Ecological

Desires

Issue editors: Lynn Kozak and Alanna Thain (McGill University) Publication date: Winter 2026

 

Horror is an affect, genre and epistemology relevant to our current condition, signaled by a resurgent interest in horror media in popular culture and in high art. A re-coding in horror’s language is widely perceptible across media that serve as a site for commentary and intervention

Hybrid Landscapes: Experiencing Things, Mapping Practices, Re-construing Ecologies of Entangled Environments

updated: 
Thursday, April 25, 2024 - 2:43pm
The Polish Journal of Aesthetics
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, December 31, 2024

We kindly invite Authors to submit proposals to a special issue of The Polish Journal of Aesthetics - "Hybrid Landscapes: Experiencing Things, Mapping Practices, Re-construing Ecologies of Entangled Environments" Vol. 74 (1/2025), edited by Helena Elias (University of Lisbon), Jakub Petri (Jagiellonian University in Krakow), and Natalia Anna Michna (Jagiellonian University in Krakow). Submission deadline: 31 December, 2024 In recent decades, the relationship between discourses and materiality has been at the center of theoretical and practice-based debates, permeating numerous artistic, humanities, and social sciences research endeavors.

Literature/Film Association 2024: Recognition and Empathy

updated: 
Thursday, April 25, 2024 - 2:43pm
Literature/Film Association
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, May 15, 2024

LFA 2024: RECOGNITION AND EMPATHY

LITERATURE / FILM ASSOCIATION CONFERENCE 

YORK COLLEGE OF PENNSYLVANIA, YORK, PA

SEPTEMBER 26-28, 2024 

 

Film screening and Conversation: Dina Amer, director of You Resemble Me (2021)

 

Keynote: Elsie Walker, Salisbury University, author of Life 24x A Second: Cinema, Selfhood, and Society (Oxford UP, 2023)

 

Imagining Planetary Health, Well-Being, and Habitability Perspectives from the Environmental Humanities

updated: 
Thursday, April 25, 2024 - 2:43pm
Rachel Carson Center for Environment and Society
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, May 15, 2024

Date: 2–4 October 2024

Location: Evangelische Akademie Tutzing, Schloss-Str. 2+4, 82327 Tutzing, Germany Conveners: Lijuan Klassen and Christof Mauch

Keynote Speakers:

Ursula K. Heise (University of California, Los Angeles)
Jennifer Gabrys (University of Cambridge)
Malcom Ferdinand (Université Paris Dauphine-PSL, National Centre for Scientific Research [CNRS])

Looking Back and Ahead: Exploring Uniquely Canadian Cultural Narratives CONFERENCE (Debrecen University Symposium, 2024)

updated: 
Thursday, April 25, 2024 - 2:43pm
Canadian Studies Centre of the Institute of English and American Studies at the University of Debrecen, Hungary
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, June 30, 2024

“Looking Back and Ahead: Exploring Uniquely Canadian Cultural Narratives”
Debrecen University Symposium, 2024

 

 

This international, in-person conference is organized by the Canadian Studies Centre of the Institute of English and American Studies at the University of Debrecen, Hungary, as part of the Debrecen University Symposium series.

Date:

  • October 24-25, 2024

Venue:

  • Debrecen, Hungary, Main Building of the University of Debrecen

 

SECOND CALL: Essays on Race and Racism in The Vampire Diaries Franchise, under contract with McFarland Press

updated: 
Thursday, April 25, 2024 - 2:39pm
Deanna P. Koretsky, Spelman College
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, October 1, 2024

Essays are invited for an edited volume exploring the role that race and racism play in the narrative worlds of The Vampire Diaries, The Originals, and Legacies, as well as the real world that consumes them. This volume explores how race intersects with other identity categories (gender, sexuality, disability, class, etc.) in the television and book series; how it structures power and agency in the storyworlds and behind the scenes; how it permeates the fan cultures associated with the franchise; and how ongoing fascination with the franchise reflects the tumultuous years of the Obama and Trump presidencies, the coronavirus pandemic, the racial uprisings of 2020, and beyond.

FROM THE EUROPEAN SOUTH issue 16 - Spring 2025 Call for issue 16 spring 2025: IMAGINATIVE KIN-MAKING. Narrating alternative forms of kinship in survival literature and fiction.

updated: 
Thursday, April 25, 2024 - 2:39pm
FROM THE EUROPEAN SOUTH
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, May 31, 2024

FROM THE EUROPEAN SOUTH issue 16 - Spring 2025

 

Call for issue 16 spring 2025: IMAGINATIVE KIN-MAKING. Narrating alternative forms of kinship in survival literature and fiction. Guest editors: Rossella Ciocca and Marta Cariello.

Deadline for article submission: October 15th, 2024 

Deadline for submitting final accepted articles: December 15th, 2024 

The Fantasy Worlds of George MacDonald

updated: 
Thursday, April 25, 2024 - 2:39pm
Dr Kevan Manwaring/British Fantasy Society
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, August 31, 2024

British Fantasy Society Journal – Call for Submissions for Winter Issue 2024

Deadline: 31st August 2024

The Fantasy Worlds of George MacDonald

Nonfiction in Indian Languages

updated: 
Thursday, April 25, 2024 - 2:29pm
Tripti Karekatti and Chandrakant Langare
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, June 18, 2024

CALL FOR PAPERS

Proposed Title of the book:  Nonfiction in Indian Languages

Concept Note

Call for short stories in English Translation from Indian Languages written by women on Alcohol and Alcoholism

updated: 
Thursday, April 25, 2024 - 2:29pm
Nishi Pulugurtha & Nabanita Sengupta
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, July 31, 2024

 

Alcoholism has ruined many families, individuals and relationships. Its impact has not been restricted to just the physical health of the person but has often caused irrevocable harm to the mental health of the individual as well as those associated with the individual, making it as much a health hazard as a social concern. There are several states in India that ban the sale and use of alcohol and are designated dry states. Hooch tragedies are commonly reported.

Call for proposals for Post45 special issue: ‘The potential of cliché’

updated: 
Thursday, April 25, 2024 - 2:29pm
Harriet Smith Hughes & Siraj Sindhu
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, June 1, 2024

When we call something a cliché, we’re typically calling it tired, banal, repetitive, or boring. Whether it’s an art object, a turn of speech, or a pattern of behavior, we’re identifying what it lacks: distinctiveness, originality, creativity, thrill. But in pointing to a cliché, we’re also pointing to a response. Noticing cliché creates a fissure. It elicits a reflexive movement, by which we’re forced to reckon with the repetitiousness of language; the ideological and economic structures that shape the creation of art; the social patterns that guide how we relate and self-present. Pointing to cliché, in other words, opens up the possibility for subversion.

CFP: NEPCA Annual Conference Disney Studies Area

updated: 
Thursday, April 25, 2024 - 12:17pm
Priscilla Hobbs, Southern New Hampshire University
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, June 15, 2024

Deadline for Submission: June 15, 2024

Contact e-mail: p.hobbs-penn@snhu.edu

The Northeast Popular Culture Association (NEPCA) Disney Studies Area invites submissions for NEPCA’s annual conference to be held online October 3 – 5, 2024, and in person at Nichols College, MA. Virtual sessions will take place on Thursday evening and Friday morning via Zoom. In-person sessions will take place on Friday evening and Saturday morning with broadcast via Zoom.

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