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Call for proposals for a rountable at MLA 2024 (Philadelphia)
Call for Chapter Proposals
Barbie in the Media: The Cultural Impact of Mattel’s Celebrity Doll
Edited by Emily R. Aguiló-Pérez and Rebecca C. Hains
Abstracts invited by May 1, 2023
Since her creation in 1959, Barbie has become a ubiquitous global presence and a touchstone of cultural consciousness. Those who have studied Barbie note that no other toy has generated so much sustained media and scholarly interest.
PostgreSQL Conference Nepal 2023 will be held on May 11-12 in Kathmandu University, Dhulikhel, Nepal. It will cover topics for PostgreSQL users, developers and contributors, as well as decision and policy makers. We are now accepting proposals for talks in English. Each session will last 50 minutes, and may be on any topic related to PostgreSQL.
Suggested topic areas include but are not limited to:
The Romanian Studies Association of America welcomes paper proposals on "Romanian Studies in the Digital Space" for the 2024 MLA convention. This is a great opportunity to engage in a conversation about digital modalities of promoting Romanian culture globally, addressing their impact on disseminating forms of Romanian culture to diverse audiences. Analyses may include journals, websites, translations, film, and the work of various organizations. The following topics are encouraged:
LIT Special Issue CFP: Beyond Binaries: Theoretical Approaches to Decolonization in Colonial and Postcolonial Literatures of the Global South
Deadline for submissions of papers: July 15, 2023
Full name / name of organization: LIT: Literature Interpretation Theory
Contact email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Call for Papers: Bollywood Film Remakes
Co-editors: Rashna Wadia Richards (Rhodes College) and Lucia Krämer (University of Passau)
CALL FOR PAPERS
When: April 13 and 14, 2023
Where: Zoom video conference
Submission Deadline: April 2, 2023
Notification: April 5, 2023
NEASECS 2023 “Old and New, Beginnings and Endings,”
Washington Plaza Hotel, Washington DC, November 17-19, 2023
Call for Papers
2023 Rockford University
3rd Annual Undergraduate Student Conference
“Celebrating the Interdisciplinary Humanities”
Friday and Saturday, March 31th and April 1st, 2023
In-Person and Zoom Presentations
Octave Mirbeau : vie et fiction, théâtre, critique d'art et amitiés
Octave Mirbeau. Life and Fiction, Drama, Art Criticism, and Friendships
2023 Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association Convention
CALL FOR PAPERS / Appel à contributions
Deadline for Abstracts: April 1, 2023
Conference Dates: October 11-14, 2023
Conference Location: Denver, Colorado
Frederic Leveziel, University of South Florida, email@example.com
Welcomes proposals of 50 to 100 words on Mirbeau’s Fiction, Drama, Art Criticism, and Friendships in French or English. Please include name, affiliation, address, telephone, and email.
Mind the Gap 2023 is a free hybrid conference held on Saturday the 29th and Sunday the 30th of July 2023 at King’s College London. With this interdisciplinary conference we want to provide a space to enable the building of bridges between what is written in theory and what is experienced in practice.
Last year we addressed and explored the gaps between academic research and everyday LGBTQIA+ realities, by combining academic presentations with community speakers. This year we’re going one step further, by thinking about what it means to cross these gaps, and bring seemingly-separate dichotomies together.
The scientific journal Studia Polensia, published by the Department of Italian studies of the Faculty of Humanities of Pula/Pola, Croatia, is seeking articles for the 2023 issue. The journal publishes theoretical, research and methodological articles in Italian, English and Croatian languages in the fields of Humanities, Social Sciences and Interdisciplinary research. The journal follows Open Access politics for all of its content. By submitting an article to the journal, the author implicitly accepts its publication under the license Creative Commons Attribution–NonCommercial 4.0 International (CC BY-NC 4.0). The Authors retain their copyright of the work.
People respond in accordance to how you relate to them. If you approach them on the basis of violence, that's how they'll react. But if you say, 'We want peace, we want stability,' we can then do a lot of things that will contribute to the progress of our society.
Organization: Benedictine University Mesa
Event: International Interdisciplinary Conference “Achieving Stability during Unstable Times”
Keynote Speaker: Professor Fernando Romero
Call for Papers Conference Title: Less Talk, More Action: An International Conference on Changing the Course of Women’s Academic Leadership
Date: 17th-18th October’23
Venue: Quaid-e-Azam Auditorium, Faisal Campus, International Islamic University, Islamabad
The School of Liberal Studies, UPES, Dehradun invites applications for its 1st Annual Cultural Studies Workshop (CSW) to be held between October 6-10, 2023, at Dehradun, Uttarakhand. The theme for this year’s workshop is ‘Interrogating The People: Politics and Culture’.
DEADLINE EXTENDED - deadline for submissions: March 24 2023
Contemporary Modernisms - Call for Papers
Institute of English and American Studies and the Frankfurt Memory Studies Platform
Goethe University Frankfurt
25th–27th May 2023
John Brannigan (University College Dublin)
Julie McCormick Weng (Texas State University)
Václav Paris (City University of New York)
Barry Sheils (Durham University)
In 2014, Falmouth University hosted one of its most successful conferences: Haunted Landscapes. This conference is round two, and it will be held in beautiful Cornwall on the Falmouth Campus, which is set in lush tropical gardens and a few minutes’ walk away from its picturesque town and beaches.
How do 18th and 19th century Black writers reconceptualize religion beyond the nation-state? How do they utilize religious concepts such as celebration, prophecy, apocalpyse, etc. to critique and think outside the boundaries of the nation-state?
Please send abstract and brief bio to: firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com
Deadline (Extended): March 30th
CALL FOR PAPERS
Rethinking Body in Medical Humanities
Queer and Trans Climate Futures
Special Cluster for Interdisciplinary Studies in Literature and Environment (ISLE)
Guest Edited by Davy Knittle and Austin Lillywhite
This special session panel, for the 2024 MLA in Philadelphia, PA, will reflect on how performativity, acting, and theatre appear in writing. When we consider the novel, especially, how does theatre show its impact on authors and how do authors invoke theatrical performance or acting in a non-visual form? For texts with visual components, such as manga or illustrated stories, how do the images interface with the text to create an experience of performance for readers? When we see the theatre itself appear in literature, what is its role? When we see an amateur performance, such as Lovers' Vows in Austen's Mansfield Park, what does that say about how theatre is constructed in Austen's understanding of society?
Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) serve a vital function within academia, particularly for the predominantly Black student body that these historic institutions serve. There are at least 74 HBCUs that offer degrees in English, Languages, or Literature, including 10 HBCUs that offer Master or Doctoral degrees in these subjects. Some of the leading scholars of our disciplines graduated from HBCUs with at least “9 percent of full-time Black faculty earned their doctorate degrees from HBCUs [with] more than half returning to HBCUs as faculty members” (Perna, 2001).
FINAL Call for Contributors: Oxford Handbook of African American Women’s Writing
As editor of the Oxford Handbook of African American Women’s Writing, I invite 300-400 word abstracts for 6,000-8,000 word articles (excluding bibliography).
How can we leverage material texts and archival encounters to reinvigorate the humanities classroom? We invite proposals for a roundtable on such pedagogies and their impact in the classroom and beyond.
Please submit a 250-word abstract and brief bio to the session organizers via email (see below) by March 17, 2023.
Contact the session organizers via email with any questions: Jennifer Rabedeau (firstname.lastname@example.org) and Grace Catherine Greiner (email@example.com).
The Incredible Nineteenth Century: Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Fairy Tale (I19) seeks to publish the best scholarship on the century that was, in many ways, the time period in which the modern genres of science fiction and fantasy began, and in which the academic study of fairy tale and folklore has its roots. I19 interprets “the nineteenth century” broadly, using the dates of “The Long Nineteenth Century”—roughly, from the beginning of the French Revolution to the end of World War I—but even these dates are just notable historical markers as they approximately coincide with Romanticism and Modernism, respectively.
Special Session at MLA 2024 in Philadelphia, January 4-7, 2024
How might we better understand colonialism, and ways of being and knowing against or outside of it, by foregrounding the maritime: oceans, sailing, ports, cargo, navigation, crews, shoals, shipwreck, piracy? “Water is the first thing in my imagination,” writes Dionne Brand in A Map to the Door of No Return: “I knew that everyone here was unhappy and haunted in some way” that “had something to do with the Door of No Return and the sea.” Following Brand’s method, the gambit of this roundtable is that approaching colonialism via the sea can help us see it better and imagine paths past it.
This will be the 2nd Annual CS Lewis Symposium at Ulster University
To be held: 13-14, November 2023
Location: Ulster University, Coleraine, Northern Ireland (United Kingdom)
*Please Note: this will be an in-person event; at present, we cannot accommodate virtual/remote participation.
Keynote: to be delivered by Dr Malcolm Guite (Cambridge University) and Professor Jerry Root (Wheaton College)
In the Western perception of things, which still preserves the Platonic, or rather Parmenidean image of a stable order in which they exist, the potentiality of monstrousness, emerging from fractures in this world – or, to reach even deeper, from the dark matter of the chōra, the sombre Nurse of all becoming – appears as absurd, and yet at the same time as ecstatic, epiphanic.
The Mixed-up Politics of Disinformation, Anti-Feminisms, and Misogyny
Call for short papers for a Feminist Media Studies Commentary and Criticism Section
1500 word papers are due 1 June 2023
Jessalynn Keller, University of Calgary
Michele White, Tulane University
Forthcoming Book Series: Global Historical Fictions
Defining historical fictions as encompassing of many media forms, this book series invites contributions that consider the multiple ways in which we shape history for diverse purposes, and that investigate popular history in a variety of contexts, and modes.