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*deadline extended* CFP BSLS annual conference 2023

updated: 
Monday, December 5, 2022 - 5:06am
British Society for Literature and Science
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, December 12, 2022

The eighteenth annual conference of the British Society for Literature and Science will be held at Edinburgh Napier University, Thursday 13 April - Saturday 15 April 2023.

 

Confirmed keynote speakers: Professor Laurence Talairach (University of Toulouse Jean Jaurès) andProfessor John Holmes (Birmingham).

 

Reclaiming the Commons, Rethinking Risk

updated: 
Sunday, December 4, 2022 - 9:07pm
Pamela Carralero
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 9, 2022

Panel proposed at the 2023 ASLE + AESS Conference: “Reclaiming the Commons”

July 9-12, 2023 in Portland, Oregon

African Literature Association Panel (DEADLINE EXTENDED)

updated: 
Sunday, December 4, 2022 - 9:01pm
African Literature Association
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, December 10, 2022

Intra-African Migration and Kinship Structures: Reframing Afropolitanism  

 

Afropolitanism has generated a great deal of debate and discussion, and many panels on Afropolitanism have been organized at African Literature Association conferences since the first such a panel in 2015.  These discussions often point out how Afropolitan concepts can question national and geographical affiliations and dislodge fixed ideas of belonging in the contemporary world. Too often the scholarship focuses on Africans’ connections to the West, a focus that has provoked significant controversies and disagreements.

Ocean Comics

updated: 
Sunday, December 4, 2022 - 7:42pm
CLOSURE: Kiel University e-Journal for Comics Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 15, 2023

Call for Papers – CLOSURE: Kiel University e-Journal for Comics Studies #10
(November 2023)
Thematic Section: »Ocean Comics«

OPEN SECTION

At the end of autumn in 2023, the e-journal CLOSURE once again offers a forum for all facets of comic research. From cultural, visual and media studies to social or natural sciences and beyond: our ninth issue of CLOSURE embraces (supports, publishes) essays and reviews that deal with the ›state of the comic‹. Whether detailed analysis, comic theory or innovative new approaches – our open section welcomes a diverse range of interdisciplinary studies of all things ›comics‹.

THEMATIC SECTION: OCEAN COMICS

Call for Papers: Black Popular Culture (PCA 2023)

updated: 
Sunday, December 4, 2022 - 7:41pm
David L. Moody/PCA
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, December 20, 2022

Call for Papers: Black Popular Culture

PCA 2023 National Conference, PCA Annual Conference

April 5-8/San Antonio, TX

PPWG at IFTR - The Stories We Tell: Myths, Myth Making and Performance

updated: 
Sunday, December 4, 2022 - 7:41pm
International Federation for Theatre Research - Political Performances Working Group
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, January 31, 2023

We would like to invite researchers to submit their abstracts to the Political Performances Working Group at the 2023 IFTR conference, which will take place in Accra, Ghana, 24 to 28 July 2023.

In line with the established practice of the Political Performances Working Group @ IFTR, we have identified three loose strands that reflect the recent work of scholars in the wider field of political performances, but also align with the 2023 conference theme:

The Stories We Tell: Myths, Myth Making and Performance

The Political Performances Working Group therefore invites proposals for papers on the following topics:

 

Join the JITP Collective - Apply by Nov 30th

updated: 
Sunday, December 4, 2022 - 7:41pm
The Journal of Interactive Technology and Pedagogy (JITP)
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, November 30, 2022

                                        Join the Collective

Call for Participation

Thinking, Crisis

updated: 
Sunday, December 4, 2022 - 7:40pm
USC CSLC Annual Graduate Symposium
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 15, 2023

Thinking, Crisis

CFP: Stephen Crane Panels at ALA 2023

updated: 
Sunday, December 4, 2022 - 7:40pm
Stephen Crane Society
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 15, 2023

Call for Papers: Stephen Crane Society, ALA 2023

The Stephen Crane Society will sponsor two sessions at the American Literature Association Conference at the Westin Copley Place in Boston on May 25-28, 2023.

All topics are welcome. Here, for example, are a few suggestions:

ASLE/AESS 2023 — Enclosing the Commons: Resistance and Rebellion in Late Medieval and Early Modern England

updated: 
Sunday, December 4, 2022 - 7:40pm
Oecologies Research Cluster
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 9, 2022

Enclosing the Commons:

Resistance and Rebellion in Late Medieval and Early Modern England

ASLE/AESS 2023 Call for Papers - Sponsored by the Oecologies Research Group

 

Between 1066 and the nineteenth century, the practice of enclosure transformed the economy and ecology of England, as lands traditionally held in common were, through a variety of processes both formal and informal, transformed into private property. Implicated in the development of capitalism and the Agricultural Revolution, the enclosure movement has had a profound influence on how land use is conceptualized and practiced in the modern world.

“Bright and Beautiful and Alive”: Willa Cather’s New York Intersections, 18th International Willa Cather Seminar

updated: 
Sunday, December 4, 2022 - 7:39pm
National Willa Cather Center, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, and The New School
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, February 1, 2023

“Bright and Beautiful and Alive”: Willa Cather’s New York Intersections

18th International Cather Seminar June 21-23, 2023 The New School | New York, NY

Despite her dominant association with the Great Plains, Willa Cather lived most of her life in New York City (1906-1947), first in Greenwich Village and later, after she had risen to the top of the literary profession, on Park Avenue on the upper east side. Though Cather only occasionally wrote about the city, it was her home for nearly forty years and a key element of her personal and professional life.

Jamesian Space (American Literature Association)

updated: 
Sunday, December 4, 2022 - 7:39pm
Sarah Wadsworth / Henry James Society
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, January 10, 2023

In the aftermath of the spatial turn in literary studies, we look for fresh approaches to Jamesian spaces, material and metaphorical, real and imaginary. James’s texts have explicit spatial dimensions. Whether as settings aesthetically conceived or as sites of cultural, social, and political signification, spaces in James constitute means of thematic as well as formal exploration and even experimentation. From the Roman Colosseum to the “house of fiction” and from the “chamber of consciousness” to the “jolly corner” and the “amazing hotel-world,” James’s literary geography emphatically asserts the dynamic relations between space, subjectivity, and text.

Call for articles | (Super)Heroes in the 21st-Century American Imagination

updated: 
Sunday, December 4, 2022 - 7:39pm
REDEN journal
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, April 15, 2023

Special dossier | edited by Marica Orrù and Igor Juricevic

A fundamental element of the American imaginary, superhero and heroic narratives have seen a new apogee since the turn of the century. New and old heroes and heroines have populated popular culture, giving rise to a variety of texts that tackle diversity, nostalgia, and the need for imaginaries and narratives that help us deal with the struggles inherent to our current times.

This two-part dossier, co-edited by Marica Orrù and Igor Juricevic, will collect essays on (super)hero figures in twenty-first century US popular culture, with a specific focus on diversity, cross-genre texts, and transmedia representations.

 

Topics of interest include, but are not limited to:

Envisioning Queer Black and Indigenous Self-Representations within the Digital Literary Sphere

updated: 
Sunday, December 4, 2022 - 7:39pm
AmLit Journal
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 16, 2023

In their book on Queer Indigenous Studies (2011), Qwo-Li Driskill, Chris Finely, Brian Joseph Gilley and Scott Lauria Morgensen ask: “What does a queer decolonization of our homelands, bodies and psyches look like?” (219). Their question is critical when understanding the complex realities of Indigenous and Black queer individuals in the settler-colonial states of both Canada and the US, as well as in the central and southern states of “Latin” America. The queer Indigenous and Black body – especially when it is trans* or gender nonconforming – is often the site of violence and misrepresentation, yet it is also a site of destabilization and decolonization when reimagined and reified in digital media and literary forms.

​​Where Is Academic Work?

updated: 
Sunday, December 4, 2022 - 7:38pm
English Department Conference, The Graduate Center, CUNY
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, May 5, 2023

Where Is Academic Work?

Friday May 5th, 2023

The Graduate Center, CUNY, New York, NY

 

You know what work is—if you’re

old enough to read this you know what

work is, although you may not do it.

–  Philip Levine, “What Work Is”

 

The room changes but the work continues. This conference seeks contributions to a day-long process of consensus-building and new ideas around the subject of location in intellectual work in all of its many contexts.

 

Hawthorne Society ALA 2023

updated: 
Sunday, December 4, 2022 - 7:37pm
Nathaniel Hawthorne Society
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 15, 2023

Panel Title: A is for Abortion: Reading Hawthorne’s Political Relevance Today

Growth and Resistance: Exploring Tensions, Conflicts, and the Emergence of Identity in the Humanities

updated: 
Sunday, December 4, 2022 - 7:37pm
The Acacia Group CSU Fullerton
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 27, 2023

2023 Acacia Group Annual Academic Conference

California State University, Fullerton

Friday March 10th and Saturday March 11th

 

“To be free comes not from changing or fixing this world, but from seeing this world as it is and opening the heart in the midst of it.” J. Krishnamurti

 

Midrash and the Literary

updated: 
Sunday, December 4, 2022 - 7:36pm
The American Religion and Literature Society
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 6, 2023

Midrash and the Literary

The American Religion and Literature Society (ARLS) invites papers for a panel at the American Literature Association Conference, May 25-28, 2023 in Boston.

We are seeking papers that explore the relevance of Midrash to contemporary literary criticism.

Woman Scream 2023 Call for Submissions for Women Poetry ( Anthology )

updated: 
Sunday, December 4, 2022 - 7:36pm
Woman Scream Festival
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 15, 2023

Woman Scream Festival aspart of the institutions that collaborate with the initiatives of Action Coalitions for Generation Equality by UN Women, opens its second international call for submission for female poetry. The Woman Scream (Grito de Mujer®) cause celebrates its 13th anniversary of creation since 2011, for this reason, we will be creating a special poetry anthology under the theme “Mother of the Earth”. A compilation of poetry in tribute to farmland women and their rights and an homage to the hundreds of women activists who have raised their voices, suffered abuse or lost their lives standing up for environmental rights.

RSVP 2023 Conference: Currents in the Periodical Press

updated: 
Sunday, December 4, 2022 - 7:34pm
Research Society for Victorian Periodicals
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 15, 2023

Currents in the Periodical Press

2023 RSVP Conference
Caen, France, July 6-9, 2023 (with some hybrid & online options)

Panels on John Dos Passos at the American Literature Association (Boston, May 25-28, 2023)

updated: 
Sunday, December 4, 2022 - 7:33pm
John Dos Passos Society
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 27, 2023

The John Dos Passos Society invites proposals for one or two open-topic panels at the American Literature Association conference, to be held in Boston on May 25-28, 2023.

As such, we invite proposals for papers on any aspect of Dos Passos’s life or work.

For consideration, please submit a 300-word abstract and a brief bio in Word or PDF format to jdpsociety@gmail.com by January 27, 2023. Be sure to also note any A/V requirements.

Illustrating Shakespeare (extended deadline)

updated: 
Sunday, December 4, 2022 - 7:33pm
Jean-Louis CLARET Aix-Marseille University
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, December 15, 2022

Utpictura18.    Special issue on Shakespeare

 

https://utpictura18.univ-amu.fr/rubriques

 

Coordination of the volume by:

Jean-Louis Claret, Aix-Marseille Université, LERMA

Jean-Jacques Chardin, Université de Strasbourg.

Anne-Valérie Dulac, Sorbonne Université, VALE

Estelle Rivier-Arnaud, Université Grenoble-Alpes, ILCEA4

  

Comics on the Margins

updated: 
Sunday, December 4, 2022 - 7:32pm
6th Annual Comics Studies Society Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, February 13, 2023

6th Annual Comics Studies Society Conference • July 27-29, 2023 • University of North Texas Gateway Center • Denton, TX

CFP: COMICS ON THE MARGINS

The 2023 TTU Symposium on “Pandemic, Environment, and Life Writing”

updated: 
Sunday, December 4, 2022 - 7:31pm
Texas Tech University Comparative Literature Program
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 13, 2023

The Comparative Literature Program at Texas Tech University will host the 2023 symposium on “Pandemic, Environment, and Life Writing” on campus on April 21-22, 2023.

 

Keynote Speakers:

Dr. Jennifer Ho, Eaton Professor of Ethnic Studies and Director of the Center for

Humanities & the Arts, University of Colorado at Boulder

Dr. Laura Hyun Yi Kang, Professor of Gender and Sexuality Studies, University of

California at Irvine

Dr. Muhsin al-Musawi, Professor of Classic and Modern Arabic Literature and of

Comparative and Cultural Studies, Columbia University

Dr. Aretha Phiri, Associate Professor of English, University of Rhodes, South Africa

Call for Conference Papers: The Off-Screen

updated: 
Sunday, December 4, 2022 - 7:31pm
GSU FMT Graduate Theory Study Group
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, December 20, 2022

Call for Conference Papers 

The Off-Screen 

Film and Media Studies 

Georgia State University, Atlanta 

February 23-24, 2023 | In-person/Virtual 

Hosted by the GSU FMT Graduate Theory Study Group 

Submission Deadline: December 20, 2022 

Keynote Speakers (Appearing in person): 

Sulgi Lie (Visiting Professor of Art Theory and Aesthetics, Berlin University of the Arts) Daniel Morgan (Chair & Professor of Cinema and Media Studies, University of Chicago) 

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