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Postponed Conference: 118th Annual PAMLA Conference in Las Vegas, NV: "City of God, City of Destruction" 2021

updated: 
Tuesday, January 26, 2021 - 6:02am
David John Boyd, Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 31, 2021

Postponed Deadline Announcement: Virtual Conference Option Open
PAMLA 2021 LAS VEGAS: "CITY OF GOD, CITY OF DESTRUCTION" (Thursday, November 11 - Sunday, November 14, 2021 at Sahara Las Vegas Hotel, hosted by University of Nevada, Las Vegas)

Please propose your special sessions to pamla.ballastacademic.com by February 15, 2021. Please take a look at the bottom of this page* for a list of General/Standing Sessions, and be sure your special session proposal does not replicate the topics of PAMLA's General/Standing Sessions.

Postponed Conference: 118th Annual PAMLA Conference in Las Vegas, NV: "City of God, City of Destruction" Special Session CFP

updated: 
Tuesday, January 26, 2021 - 6:02am
David John Boyd, Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, February 15, 2021

CALL FOR SPECIAL SESSIONS - POSTPONED EXTENDED DEADLINE: Virtual Conference Option Open!

Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA) Conference

In order to protect our members during the current pandemic, the PAMLA Board has voted to postpone the PAMLA conference until the fall of 2021. As a result, we will be putting offering a virtual option to our 2021 Las Vegas conference! Should you have any questions, feel free to call or email PAMLA Executive Director Craig Svonkin: 626-354-7526 or director@pamla.org.

PAMLA Needs You! Please consider joining PAMLA for the 2021 year to receive our journal and support PAMLA in these difficult times.

Craft Critique Culture Conference 2021 - Justice Framed

updated: 
Monday, January 25, 2021 - 12:27pm
The University of Iowa English Department
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, February 14, 2021

Craft Critique Culture Conference 2021: Justice Framed

Call for Papers

The University of Iowa English Department invites proposals for its 2021 Annual Conference, Craft Critique Culture, to be held virtually on Zoom. 

Event date: Friday, April 16 – Saturday, April 17, 2021

Categories: interdisciplinary, humanities, arts, literature, language, politics, law, social justice, criminal justice, race, gender, LGBTQ+, resistance

Keynote speaker: Harsha Walia; author of Undoing Border Imperialism;University of British Columbia alum; No One is Illegal co-founder; Women’s Memorial March Committee organizer

American Literature Area at PCA 2021 Virtual Conference

updated: 
Monday, January 25, 2021 - 9:49am
Corey Taylor / Popular Culture Association (PCA)
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, February 28, 2021

The American Literature Area of the Popular Culture Association invites submissions for our National Conference, to be held in an entirely virtual format on June 2-5, 2021. PCA has extended the submission deadline for this online conference to Februrary 28, 2021.

Film and Media Studies - PAMLA Nov 11-14 2021

updated: 
Sunday, January 24, 2021 - 6:52pm
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, April 15, 2021

 

The Film Studies session is open to all papers that explore some aspect of film or Film Studies, but we are particularly interested in papers attuned to some facet of the conference theme, "City of God, City of Destruction." For example:

 

The Call Girl in American Cinema

Show Girls on Film

Vegas in Glow

Vegas Criminality on Film

Casinos in U.S. Film

Mob Films and Vegas

Addiction on Film

The Jackpot Movie

The Bookie on Film

The Hangover Films

Male Stripper Films

Hustlers in American Cinema

Film Apocalypse

The Post-Apocalyptic Film City

Cinematic Crusaders

Film Pilgrimages

Architecture on Film

Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA) Conference CFP: Drama and Society (Nov. 11-14 2021)

updated: 
Friday, January 22, 2021 - 1:58pm
Kimberly Jew, University of Utah
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, April 15, 2021

 

PAMLA 2021 LAS VEGAS: "CITY OF GOD, CITY OF DESTRUCTION" (Thursday, November 11 - Sunday, November 14, 2021 at Sahara Las Vegas Hotel, hosted by University of Nevada, Las Vegas)

 

Session: Drama and Society

Contacts: Kimberly Jew, University of Utah (kimberly.jew@utah.edu) & Judith Saunders (judith.saunders1@gmail.com)

2021 International Rhetoric Workshop

updated: 
Friday, January 22, 2021 - 11:02am
IRW
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, January 30, 2021

We invite international PhD students and emerging scholars to come together to consider the myriad ways that our contemporary and established traditions of rhetorical theory and criticism inform global flows of meaning-making. For 2021, we have conscientiously chosen to hold the 2021 workshop in San Luis Potosí, Mexico at El Colegio de San Luis (also referred to as COLSAN), in order to gather academics, scholars, and activists who are thinking about language and communication as we stay critical of its limits and consequences. In alignment with this purpose, the working languages in 2021 will be English and Spanish with the aid of translation software and technology.

Cultural Labour and Contemporary Literature in Portuguese

updated: 
Friday, January 22, 2021 - 10:57am
Carlos Garrido Castellano, Ph.D. Lecturer. Department of Spanish, Portuguese and Latin American Studies. University College Cork
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, April 16, 2021

Cultural Labour and Contemporary Literature in Portuguese

 

Online Research Seminar

 

8-9 July 2021

 

 

 

Ana de Albuquerque

University College Cork

ana.albuquerque4@hotmail.com

 

Carlos Garrido Castellano, Ph.D.

University College Cork

Carlos.garridocastellano@ucc.ie

 

 

Global South: Incarceration and Resistance

updated: 
Friday, January 22, 2021 - 10:57am
The Global South
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, June 1, 2021

The editors of this special issue of the Global South are seeking contributors whose work engages with questions of incarceration and movements for resistance and abolition. As many major works regarding the development of mass incarceration in the United States draw explicit links between the development of the prison and the legacies of U.S. slavery and Jim Crow practices, this issue is, rather (or also), interested in examining the development of the prison-industrial complex through a global south perspective. In 2001, Angela Y.

INTERNATIONAL RHETORIC WORKSHOP 2021

updated: 
Friday, January 22, 2021 - 10:57am
International Rhetoric Workshop
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 31, 2021

Interdisciplinarity, Internationality, and RhetoricEl Colegio de San Luis (College of San Luis; COLSAN) in San Luis PotosíMexicoOnline in June 2021, On-site September 22-26, 2021

 

As we once again prepare for the 3rd Biennial International Rhetoric Workshop (IRW), we warmly invite international PhD students and emerging scholars to come together and consider the myriad ways that our contemporary and established traditions of rhetorical theory and criticism inform global flows of meaning-making.  

Hawthorne at Play: MLA 2022

updated: 
Friday, January 22, 2021 - 10:09am
Nathaniel Hawthorne Society
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, March 8, 2021

The annual conference of the Modern Language Association will be held in Washington, DC on Jan. 6-9, 2022. The Nathaniel Hawthorne Society seeks proposals for the following panel:

Hawthorne at Play

Reaching the Summit: Reimaging the Summit Series in the Canadian Cultural Memory

updated: 
Friday, January 22, 2021 - 3:34am
Brittany Reid, Taylor McKee, and Andrew Pettit
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, April 30, 2021

Call for Papers:

Reaching the Summit: Reimagining the Summit Series in the Canadian Cultural Memory

The year 2022 marks the upcoming fiftieth anniversary of the 1972 Summit Series. This hockey series, played between Canada and the former Soviet Union, has become the subject of Canadian cultural mythmaking since Paul Henderson’s winning goal for Canada during game eight. In Home Game: Hockey and Life in Canada (1989), Ken Dryden and Roy MacGregor identified the Summit Series as a uniquely “Canadian memory” and marked 1972 as a “coming of age” for Canada as a nation (195).

EXTENDED New Fictional Formats & Age-Old Narratives: Understanding Creative Modes of Popular Culture in the Digital Age

updated: 
Thursday, January 21, 2021 - 5:07pm
PopMeC research blog
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, March 14, 2020

Constant transformation has been the norm in the new digital media environment since its inception. During the 2020 health crisis, the impact of this ever-changing digital world in our daily lives has been especially notable. Due to quarantine measures, the only opportunity to interact with friends and to consume culture was to rely on social networks, streaming services and video conferencing softwares. Web-based cultural activities have affected people’s relationships with cyberspace: many have visited museums, seen award ceremonies, and even been to concerts online. In other words, we are never disconnected from the Internet (DeNardis 2020). 

International Rhetoric Workshop 2018-Call for submissions

updated: 
Thursday, January 21, 2021 - 11:44am
The International Rhetoric Workshop
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 15, 2017

 We invite international PhD students and emerging scholars to come together to consider the myriad ways that our contemporary and established traditions of rhetorical theory and criticism inform global flows of meaning-making. This year’s theme, “Rhetorical Cultures: Mapping Global Publics and the Crossroads of Democracy,” encourages broad-based reflection, inquiry, and collaboration, taking stock of the emergent rhetorical practices that shape and undergird the political world today in all of its contingency and heterogeneity.

Chiasma #8 Non/Non-being/Negativity

updated: 
Thursday, January 21, 2021 - 11:05am
Chiasma, A Site for Thought
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, July 15, 2021

Chiasma #8 Non/Non-being/Negativity

Institute on Culture and Society: Virtual Seminars

updated: 
Thursday, January 21, 2021 - 11:05am
Marxist Literary Group
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, February 1, 2021

The Marxist Literary Group invites you to join us for the 2021 Institute on Culture and Society, which will take place entirely online. In an effort to make the most of our virtual environment, we aim to foreground MLG’s longstanding commitment to provide intellectual and professional mentoring and support for graduate students, pre-tenure faculty, and contingent or precariously employed faculty. To that end, this year’s ICS will primarily comprise seminar-style sessions featuring works in progress from early-career scholars. There will also be two plenary events, to provide venues in which MLG members can meet collectively, see comrades, and engage intellectually in matters relevant to our organization.

South Florida Tri-University Student Conference on Latin America and the Caribbean

updated: 
Thursday, January 21, 2021 - 11:05am
MALOKA at FIU's Kimberly Green Latin American & Caribbean Center
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, February 1, 2021

Florida International University will virtually host the nineteenth annual Tri-University Graduate Student Conference, titled “Changing Tides: Latino/a/x Identities & their Foundations in the Age of Covid-19.” The Tri-University Conference is a collaborative tradition of the Caribbean & Latin American Studies Program at Florida Atlantic University, the University of Miami Latin American Studies Program and the Kimberly Green Latin American and Caribbean Center at Florida International University.

Radical Aesthetics and the Rehearsal of Black Liberation at MLA 2022

updated: 
Thursday, January 21, 2021 - 10:58am
John Brooks / Boston College
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, March 1, 2021

Proposed panel for the meeting of the Modern Language Association 2022. MLA will convene in Washington, DC, 6–9 January 2022

We invite 250-word abstracts for papers about the role of creative expression in creating and maintaining Black life-worlds. How do experimental, transgressive, and radical aesthetics do more than just query historically entrenched racial discourse? How might they also activate, sustain, and rehearse Black liberation?

Send 250-word abstracts to John Brooks at john.brooks.3@bc.edu by 1 March 2021. 

RE: A Handbook of Indian Indie Cinema

updated: 
Thursday, January 21, 2021 - 10:54am
Jayjit Sarkar and Anik Sarkar
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, March 31, 2021

                                                                        A Handbook of Indian Indie Cinema

Each year, a large number of Indian Indie films are released that suffer from lack of viewership even when it comes to their target audience, not to mention critical assessments: films that are regional, experimental in nature or have fresh, timely interventions. Many among these deserve recognition, not only from general audiences and moviegoers but also from film scholars and the academia. With the onset of streaming sites and OTT platforms, some of these have made it to the limelight, although a systematic handbook that discusses and features many of these films is currently, absent.

Rethinking Space Beyond the Pandemic

updated: 
Thursday, January 21, 2021 - 10:53am
Language, Literature, and Interdisciplinary Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, April 15, 2021

CALL FOR PAPERS

Rethinking Space Beyond the Pandemic

 

The present epoch will perhaps be above all the epoch of space.
— Michel Foucault

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