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Katherine Anne Porter Society Graduate Student Paper Award

updated: 
Monday, July 27, 2020 - 2:11pm
Katherine Anne Porter Society
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, June 30, 2021

The Katherine Anne Porter Society is pleased to invite submissions for our annual Graduate Student Paper Award. Interested applicants should submit an article-length (15-25 page) paper on any Katherine Anne Porter topic. The winner, who will be announced on December 1, 2021, will be invited to present a shortened form of the paper at the annual Katherine Anne Porter Society Session at the American Literature Association Conference and will be featured in an article of the Katherine Anne Porter Society Newsletter. The award also brings a monetary prize of $250. Please email submissions as Word attachments to Jerry Findley at jerryfindley1@gmail.com by June 30, 2021. 

CFP «Ticontre. Teoria Testo Traduzione», XV, 2020 (sections "Essay" and "Theory and practice of Translation")

updated: 
Monday, July 27, 2020 - 2:11pm
«Ticontre. Teoria Testo Traduzione» -Università degli Studi di Trento
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, September 27, 2020

Dear Colleagues,
this to report that academic Journal "Ticontre. Teoria Testo Traduzione" has opened a new call for paper for its three permanent sections: Essays, a miscellaneous collection of academic articles on different topics; Translation Theory and Practice, devoted to papers on Translation Studies as well as to the publication of original translations of literary texts (both poetry and prose), accompanied by a critical commentary; Reprints, presenting works that, however pivotal for the scientific community and the history of Literary Studies, have never been translated into Italian or are no longer available in their first printed editions.

PLL (Papers on Language and Literature): Call for book reviews

updated: 
Monday, July 27, 2020 - 2:10pm
Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, August 10, 2020

PLL (Papers on Language and Literature): Call for book reviews

PLL (Papers on Language and Literature) invites reviews of current books on topics relevant to independent, avant-garde, experimental and art film for publication in PLL’s upcoming special issue (vol. 57) due in 2021.

Please send a review proposal and CV (including the list of publications) to the guest editor, Dr. Kornelia Boczkowska (kornelia.boczkowska@gmail.com) by August 10, 2020.

Authors of accepted proposals will be expected to write a book review (1,000 words) by September 10, 2020.

The Detectives: critical essays on select English and Bengali detective fiction

updated: 
Monday, July 27, 2020 - 1:40pm
Dr Debayan Deb Barman, Assistant Professor and Head, THLH Mahavidyalay
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, August 15, 2020

Call for Papers

 

Edited volume

 

Title

 The Detectives: critical essays on select English and Bengali detective fiction

 

To be edited by Dr Debayan Deb Barman, Assistant Professor and Head, Department of English,  THLH Mahavidyalay, (University of Burdwan),

Mallarpur, Dist- Birbhum,

 West Bengal, India.

 

Email:. debayanvodabarman@gmail.com

Concept note

 

Sponsored Panel for RSA Dublin, 2021

updated: 
Monday, July 27, 2020 - 1:39pm
Renaissance Conference of Southern California
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, July 30, 2020

Call for Panel Proposals 
Renaissance Society of America Conference 
Dublin, Ireland, 7–10 April 2021 
Renaissance Conference of Southern California (RCSC)-Sponsored Panels

As an Associate Organization of the Renaissance Society of America, RCSC will be sponsoring one session at next year’s RSA conference in Dublin (7–10 April 2021). We seek proposals for complete panels on any subject of the Renaissance world. Please see the details below about what is expected to propose a panel, or consult the RSA conference website. Per RSA rules, graduate students are permitted on panels, but they must be within 1-2 years of defending their dissertations.

Jewish Science Fiction and Fantasy Criticism

updated: 
Monday, July 27, 2020 - 1:00pm
Valerie Estelle Frankel
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, August 31, 2020

Hello, everyone. I'm in talks with Rowman & Littlefield to be series editor on a line of academic books critically analyzing elements of Jewish science fiction and fantasy. As such, I’d love some authors with concepts to write about.

At this stage, a paragraph-long proposal emailed to valerie@calithwain.com with a subject of JEWISH SPEC-FIC would be great. Here are some examples:

 

The Secret Jewish Roots of Star Wars (or some other top franchise)

Batwoman to Felicity: Jewish Characters in the Arrowverse

Rewriting the Narrative: Jewish Fairytale Novels

Chapters for "Transgender Literary Theory and Criticism"

updated: 
Sunday, July 26, 2020 - 1:33am
Douglas Vakoch, PhD / CIIS
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, July 25, 2020

Chapter proposals are invited for the edited book Transgender Literary Theory and Criticism. We are seeking chapters that show how transgender theory can provide novel insights for developing literary theory and conducting literary criticism, as well as chapters that analyze specific literary works that explore transgender identity and experience from the perspectives of a variety of literary theories. Confirmed contributions include:

I. Theory

  • “Cross Pollination: Marcel Proust’s Epistemology of Dysphoria,” Mat Fournier, PhD, Department of Modern Languages and Literatures, Ithaca College, USA

Spring 2021 CFS

updated: 
Friday, July 24, 2020 - 12:51pm
Third Stone Journal
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, November 30, 2020

Third Stone Journal is accepting submissions of art, music, creative writing, short films, scholarship, digital content, and more on Afrofuturism, African-futurism, and the Black fantastic as explored both inside and outside of the borders of the United States. The call is for the Spring 2021 publication. The deadline for submissions is November 30, 2020. For inquiries, please contact the editorial staff of Third Stone Journal at 3rdstonejournal@gmail.com. Note that all work should be submitted via the submission portal at https://scholarworks.rit.edu/thirdstone/.

Punk Scholars Network: Global Punk

updated: 
Friday, July 24, 2020 - 12:50pm
Punk Scholars Network 7th Annual Conference & Postgraduate Symposium
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, September 30, 2020

Punk Scholars Network Annual Conference – Call for Papers

Theme: Global Punk

Date: 12th – 19th December

A virtual, online, global conference spanning eight days is being brought together by the Punk Scholars Network – be a part of it.

Speculative Figures and Speculative Futures: Our Uncanny Postapocalypse

updated: 
Friday, July 24, 2020 - 12:49pm
Creative Panel - NeMLA (Northeast Modern Language Association)
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, September 30, 2020

Speculative Figures and Speculative Futures: Our Uncanny Postapocalypse

Chairs: Tommy Mayberry (St. Jerome’s University at the University of Waterloo) and Tommy Bourque (Western University)

 

Genre and Gender Bending Through and With the Essay

updated: 
Friday, July 24, 2020 - 12:48pm
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, September 30, 2020

The proliferation of essays on the essay is evidence of this literary form’s provocative nature. The essay compels us to reflect on what this art form “is,” while it avoids easy classification. In “She: Portrait of the Essay as a Warm Body,” Cynthia Ozick invites us to think of the essay not so much as a genre, but rather as a gender: “She is too fluid or too elusive to be a category... she is the protagonist, the secret self's personification…why should we not call her she?”

On_Culture: Illness, Narrated

updated: 
Friday, July 24, 2020 - 12:48pm
Justus-Liebig-University, Giessen, Germany
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, September 15, 2020

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS

ON_CULTURE: THE OPEN JOURNAL FOR THE STUDY OF CULTURE

ISSUE 11 (SUMMER 2021)

ILLNESS, NARRATED

 

In response to debates considering the relationship between illness and narrative, and the extent to which these concepts can be seen as mutually constitutive, this issue of On_Culture seeks to gather new approaches and critical perspectives to the intricate relationship between narrative and illness. We welcome (inter)disciplinary contributions addressing the concepts’ entanglement on an individual, societal, and global level.

A Three-Day International Virtual Conference on Indigenous Studies, 20-22 August 2020

updated: 
Friday, July 24, 2020 - 12:46pm
Cape Comorin Trust
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, July 31, 2020

About the Conference

The social exclusion, economic marginalization and cultural subjugation of Indigenous people are pervasive in all regions across the globe due to colonialism and neocolonialism. Even today, Indigenous people continue to struggle to protect their rights to culture, community, heritage, and land. This international conference on Indigenous Studies will allow like-minded researchers, scholars and academicians to explore new avenues in Indigenous Studies. The conference will enable participants to discuss current issues within Indigenous Studies while emphasizing new ways to empower and work collaboratively with Indigenous communities around the world.

Topic Areas 

CFP: SPECIAL ISSUE ON CULTURAL GLOBALIZATION

updated: 
Friday, July 24, 2020 - 12:46pm
THE TEXT (ISSN: 2581-9526)
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, August 31, 2020

We live in a deeply interconnected world. The set of processes involved in bringing about global interconnectedness and the effect of this interconnectedness on human lives across the world is called globalization. Globalization impacts all spheres of life, including the political, economic and the cultural. However, they are closely related and hence a multidimensional approachis required to understand this complex phenomenon. This issue will focus on cultural globalization, as it is closest to the humanities and because the economic and political effects invariably impact the cultural too.

CFP: The New Americanist -- Pandemic: Race. Literature.Politics. (Special Double Issue)

updated: 
Friday, July 24, 2020 - 12:45pm
The New Americanist (University of Warsaw)
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, August 31, 2020

In his recent release Pandemic! Covid-19 Shakes the World, Slavoj Zizek speculates that “the lines that separate us from barbarism are drawn more and more clearly. One of the signs of civilization today is the growing perception that continuing the various wars that circle the globe as totally crazy and meaningless.

Fashion and Photography: 2nd Inclusive Interdisciplinary Conference

updated: 
Friday, July 24, 2020 - 12:45pm
Progressive Connexions
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 4, 2020

Friday 12th Martch 2021 - Saturday 13th Martch 2021

Lisbon, Portugal


 

Due to th epostponement of this event in relation to the Covid pandemic, we are delighted to be able to unexpectedly reopen the Call for Submissions for the newly rescheduled dates.

Christopher Tolkien, Medievalist (1924-2020), 56th International Congress on Medieval Studies (May 13-15, 2021), Kalamazoo, Michigan

updated: 
Friday, July 24, 2020 - 12:26pm
The Centre for Fantasy and the Fantastic, University of Glasgow
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, September 15, 2020


Call for Roundtable Proposals:

sponsored by The Centre for Fantasy and the Fantastic, University of Glasgow

56th International Congress on Medieval Studies
(May 13-15, 2021), Kalamazoo, Michigan

 

This retrospective roundtable will celebrate the life and medievalist work of Christopher Tolkien—the “Last Inkling”—who died on 16 January 2020, at the age of 95.

Suddenly Remote: Educational Technologies and Approaches for Teaching at a Distance

updated: 
Friday, July 24, 2020 - 12:25pm
Lindsay Bryde/ Northeast Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, September 30, 2020

 The COVID-19 pandemic reinforced how curriculums designed for online and low-residency courses have a particular set of needs differing from those of traditional face-to-face courses. This panel seeks submissions that address how educators approached their own shifts to being suddenly remote, and what changes need to take place institutionally and pedagogically in light of what we’ve uncovered about ourselves as a society. 

The conference is through the Northeast Modern Language Association and will take place March 11-14th, 2021 in Philadelphia, PA

Music in Literature, NeMLA, March 11-14, 2021

updated: 
Friday, July 24, 2020 - 12:14pm
Julia Titus, Yale University
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, September 30, 2020

The proposed interdisciplinary panel examines the rich relationship of music and the literary works within various European literatures focusing primarily on the period from mid-nineteenth to the twentieth century, but presentations within a broader time frame will also be considered. We invite a wide range of papers investigating the author’s technique of representing music in literature, examining aesthetic, historical and cultural interactions between music and literature, audience and performers, as well as the relationship between the author and the composer, in real or fictional form.

Here’s Looking at You: Parasite (2019), Racism, and COVID-19

updated: 
Friday, July 24, 2020 - 12:01pm
SWCAS (Southwest Conference on Asian Studies, AAS regional)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, July 31, 2020

Seeking panelists for a roundtable as described below.  SWCAS (Southwest Conference on Asian Studies, AAS regional)  Oct 24, virtual conference: 

Here’s Looking at You: Parasite (2019), Racism, and COVID-19

Co-chairs: Dr. Moisés Park, Dr. Marcy Tanter

new volume on Approaches to Teaching the Works of Margaret Atwood

updated: 
Friday, July 24, 2020 - 11:47am
Lauren Rule Maxwell
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, August 31, 2020

The MLA Press published Approaches to Teaching Atwood’s The Handmaid’s Tale and Other Works in 1996. Now the press is seeking contributions for a new volume to explore both the teaching of Atwood’s publications since that time and 21st-century approaches to her earlier works, such as strategies for teaching The Handmaid’s Tale that draw on the Hulu TV series, the graphic novel, and/or The Testaments.

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