I just wanted to share this CFP for the Northeast Popular Culture Association's 2021 Fall Virtual Conference. There are lots of different areas that might be relevant to folks on this list (https://nepca.blog/conference/conference-areas/) but in particular, I wanted to highlight the Classrooms, Libraries, and the Academy area to which I am co-chair.
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For this special issue of The CEA Critic, we seek essays that examine various obstacles to student learning in higher education. To be clear: we are not interested in essays that deal with teaching in the time of COVID per se—our special 2020 COVID issue took on that subject. Rather, now that the end of COVID seems not far off, what other obstacles are inhibiting the success of students?
Literary Geographies: Space, Place, and Environments
La Mirada, CA
April 7–9, 2022
“All theology is rooted in geography.”
—Eugene H. Peterson, Under the Unpredictable Plant: an Exploration in Vocational Holiness
CFP for Peace, Literature, and Pedagogy Panel
MMLA 2021, November 4-7, Milwaukee, WI
Abstract Deadline: May 31, 2021
General Conference Topic: “Cultures of Collectivity”
The Midwest Modern Language Association welcomes, especially but not exclusively, proposals dealing with any aspect of the theme “Cultures of Collectivity” for the 2021 conference. Please find a general description of this theme here:
Bilingual, themed issue.
In addition to the overall conference theme of “Politics of Protest,” the SCMLA African American Literature Regular Session encourages students, researchers, and scholars to submit presentations that explore the Legacy of Toni Morrison. As the author of eleven novels, five children's books, two plays, and nine non-fiction texts, Morrison stands tall as one of the most well-known, well-read, and often-taught authors of the twentieth (and 21st) century.
The eruption of anti-racist movements in the public discourse over the past ten years, both in Italy, France, and in a broader context within Western Europe, has incited a re-engagement with the colonial histories of western countriesas well as their current racist and anti- immigration policies. The voices that emerged (with public figures such asAssa Traoré in France, Fabrice Vil in Québec, and Rula Jebréal in Italy) all encourage the general public to reflect onthe ways in which institutions need to be destabilized in order to make progress in terms of racial equality and criminal justice reform. In the wake of heightened social outrage around the globe, we are requesting proposals for papers which address issues of social justice and activism in Franc
Crossroads of Emergency: Modern Dystopias and Imminent Futures, April 23rd 2021
Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, Stony Brook University
Spring 2021 WGSS Graduate Virtual Conference
Call for Proposals
The 118th annual conference of the Pacific Ancient & Modern Languages Association (PAMLA) will be held in Las Vegas, from Thursday, November 11, to Sunday, November 14. Although some components of this conference will be virtual, this CFP involves an in-person panel.
The Dalhousie Association of Graduate Students in English presents
Detritus, Refuse, and Other Castoffs
An Online Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference - DEADLINE EXTENDED
August 10-12, 2021, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia
Surely the wake left behind by mankind’s forward march reveals its movement just as clearly as the spray thrown up elsewhere by the prow.
– Pierre Teilhard de Chardin
ReFocus: The Films of Claire Denis (EUP, ed. Peter Sloane, University of Lincoln UK)
PAMLA 2021 Conference
November 11-14th, 2021
Las Vega, Nevada
Panel: Comics of Babel: Exploring the Power of Multilingual Graphic Fictions
*Please note that this panel will be heldvirtually*
PAMLA 2021 LAS VEGAS: "CITY OF GOD, CITY OF DESTRUCTION" (November 11 -14, 2021 at Sahara Las Vegas Hotel, hosted by University of Nevada, Las Vegas).
Session: Architecture, Space, and Literature
Contact: Reyam Rammahi, Independent Scholar (firstname.lastname@example.org)
REVELAR – Journal of Photography and Image Studies is open to works for volume no. 6 (2021). This edition, dedicated to «The Photographer», will publish works in the following modalities:
— Scientific papers
— Reviews (on books, essays or photography exhibitions)
— Photo-essays (open to both amateurs and professional photographers)
UCLA Environmental Humanities Graduate Student Conference
University of California, Los Angeles
July 8-9, 2021 (virtual)
Sponsors: UCLA Environmental Humanities Research Group (EHRG), Laboratory for Environmental Narrative Strategies (LENS), and English Department
Keynote speaker: Julie Sze, Professor (American Studies), UC Davis
Call for Participation: 2021 11st International Conference on Image and Graphics (ICIG2021)
Please accept our apologies if you receive multiple copies of this call.
What does it mean to be in a state of exile (literally or metaphorically)? Must longing be part of exile or can exile exist without longing? This virtual panel will consist of creative writers who will read their work (creative non-fiction, fiction, and poetry) and in which they explore what home can mean. Work may either be published or works-in-progress.
If interested, please submit the title of the essay, a brief abstract (approximately 50 words), and a longer proposal (approximately 500 words) by June 30, or when the session fills, whichever comes first to PAMLA's Online Proposal Submission Form at:
Critical articles on the representation of Muslims/Islam in Indian films are invited from research scholars/faculty members for the upcoming volume "Muslims in Indian Cinema" to be edited by Md Sarfaraj Nawab and Asrin Khatun.
Playing on the SAMLA 93 conference theme of “Social Networks and Social Distance,” the Society for the Study of Southern Literature invites papers on topics relevant to questions and issues of Southern networks and distance. A region often rendered into a single, monolithic entity, the South as articulated in various literatures rests at intersections of global politics, culture, economy, and history, which are often overlooked in traditional Southern studies.
Fiction in the Age of Globalization
Tübingen University, 22 July 2021
On behalf of Department of English at Tübingen University, we are convening an international conference which will be held online via Zoom on 22 July 2021.
This call is for abstracts for a scholarly, international edited collection entitled, Writing Australian History on Screen: cultural, sociological, and historical depths in television and film period dramas “down under”.
Due to effects of the covid-19 pandemic 2020-21, and the strain this has placed on people and businesses (including academics and universities world-wide), the deadline for abstracts for this project has been extended.
New deadline for abstract submissions: 20 May 2021.
Thank you for considering chairing a panel for the NEASECS2020/2021 conference. Thank you to all of you who submitted panels or papers to the NEASECS 2020 conference “Traffic in the Global Eighteenth Century.” We have made the decision to postpone the NEASECS 2020 conference to November 5-7, 2021. All accepted papers and panels will be automatically accepted and included in the program for the fall 2021 conference. The NEASECS 2020/2021 conference will be held in hybrid mode (both in-person and online).
The good news is that we are still accepting more panel proposals by April 21, 2021.
Brandeis Novel Symposium
Call for Papers
Espionage, Empire and the Novel
Graham Greene’s The Quiet American
Friday October 22nd, 2021
Brandeis University, Waltham, MA
The editors of The Routledge Handbook of Intralingual Translation are seeking a few select original contributions to complete the handbook which is due for publication in 2023. The handbook seeks to offer new insights for translation studies by investigating a neglected topic in translation studies: intralingual translation. It aims to provide a complete overview of current international research on the topic, addressing both scholars and academics in the field.
“Narrating Lives”: International Conference on Storytelling, (Auto)Biography and (Auto)Ethnography28-29 August 2021 - London/Online
organised online by
Life-history approach occupies the central place in conducting and producing (auto)biographical and (auto)ethnographic studies through the understanding of self, other, and culture. We construct and develop conceptions and practices by engaging with memory through narrative, in order to negotiate ambivalences and uncertainties of the world and to represent (often traumatic) experiences.
21-22 August 2021 – London/Onlineorganised byLondon Centre for Interdisciplinary Research
Food is a basic foundation of culture and society, it is vital to our health and well-being and it plays a significant role in our everyday creative engagement with nature. The shifts in activities surrounding food acquisition, preparation and consumption are not only essential for learning a culinary tradition but for examining a broader societal change.
The Uncanny in Language, Literature and CultureInternational Conference14-15 August 2021 – London/Onlineorganised byLondon Centre for Interdisciplinary Research
The twentieth-century literature and culture tended to explore and to celebrate subjectivity. But this tendency did not mean the turn to the self, but beyond the self, or as Charles Taylor puts it, “to a fragmentation of experience which calls our ordinary notions of identity into question”.