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Charles W. Chesnutt panels, American Literature Association conference (1/15/22 deadline)

updated: 
Wednesday, December 1, 2021 - 3:26pm
Charles W. Chesnutt Association
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, January 15, 2022

CALL FOR PAPERS

Charles W. Chesnutt Association

American Literature Association

33rd Annual ConferenceMay 26-29, 2022The Palmer House Hilton
17 East Monroe
Chicago, IL  60603

 

The Charles W. Chesnutt Association welcomes abstracts (of no more than 300 words) for presentation at two sessions on the work of Chesnutt at the 2022 ALA conference in Chicago.

 

Session One: Chesnutt’s Influences

UPDATE: CFP: Food in American Literature Proposals due December 24, 2021

updated: 
Wednesday, December 1, 2021 - 12:34pm
Jeff Birkenstein & Robert Hauhart/Saint Martin's University
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 24, 2021

UPDATE: CFP: Food in American Literature

Proposals due December 24, 2021

NOTE:

We are well along in the peer review process with a university press with favorable evaluations. In order to further bolster our collection, however, at this point we are looking only for proposals addressing the following:

  • Food and one or more contemporary (last 20 years) African American texts;
  • Food and one or more queer literary texts;
  • Food and a 19th century American literary text.

For more detailed information on what to send, please see our original CFP below. Thank you.

OVERVIEW:

Myth and Art

updated: 
Wednesday, December 1, 2021 - 12:34pm
Interdisciplinary Humanities
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, March 31, 2022

“Myth and Art” will explore the interrelation of the multiple functions of myth, literature, and art, as well as the interpretation of mythological narratives and their visual depictions. The main approach will be inter-textual and inter-media in nature and the contributors will grapple with and attempt to answer several questions: How do artists incorporate myths into their own works of art? How are the combinations of myth and art interpreted by ancient and modern day spectators? Are there differences and similarities in those interpretations? What factors (psychological, religious, political, financial, etc.) influenced the selection of the myth and the artistic medium?

Special Issue: Premodern Otherness (Otherness: Essays and Studies 9.1)

updated: 
Wednesday, December 1, 2021 - 12:34pm
Centre for Studies in Otherness
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, February 1, 2022

The peer-reviewed, open-access e-journal Otherness: Essays and Studies is now accepting submissions for its special issue: Premodern Otherness: Encounters with and Expressions of the Other in Classical Antiquity, Medieval, and Early Modern Periods, Autumn 2022.

 

Otherness: Essays and Studies publishes research articles from and across different scholarly disciplines that critically examine the concepts of Otherness and alterity. We particularly appreciate dynamic cross-disciplinary study.

 

Blue Extinction

updated: 
Wednesday, December 1, 2021 - 12:32pm
Rachel Murray and Vera Fibisan, University of Sheffield
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, February 4, 2022

Blue Extinction

Sheffield Animal Studies Research Centre (ShARC)

7-8th July 2022

International Conference on Gender Studies: “Gender and Power”

updated: 
Wednesday, December 1, 2021 - 11:39am
London Centre for Interdisciplinary Research
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, January 15, 2022

Selected papers will be published in a post-conference volume with an ISBN.The conference seeks to explore the past and current status of gender identity around the world, to examine the ways in which society is shaped by gender and to situate gender in relation to the full scope of human affairs.Papers are invited on topics related, but not limited, to:

Gender Research Workshop: “The Female Gaze in Cinema”

updated: 
Wednesday, December 1, 2021 - 11:39am
London Centre for Interdisciplinary Research and Academic LAB
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, January 15, 2022

Film has long been a male-dominated industry, but for decades female directors against all odds have made an indelible mark on cinema. Today there is growing recognition of the important contributions made by women to the world of moving image, with audiences calling for more opportunities to be given to female screenwriters, cinematographers, editors, producers, performers and directors in a bid to defeat gender inequality.

International Conference on Medical Humanities

updated: 
Wednesday, December 1, 2021 - 11:39am
London Centre for Interdisciplinary Research
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 10, 2021

International Conference on Medical Humanities

organised by London Centre for Interdisciplinary Research in cooperation with Faculty of Health & Social Sciences School of Applied Social Sciences, University of Bedfordshire

“Wherever the art of Medicine is loved, there is also a love of Humanity”

Hippocrates

Academic Writing Workshop

updated: 
Wednesday, December 1, 2021 - 11:39am
London Centre for Interdisciplinary Research and Academic LAB
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, December 20, 2021

4 February 2022 (2pm-5pm GMT)

The workshop is designed for students, young scholars and independent researchers in humanities and social sciences who would like to improve their academic writing skills in order to succeed in studies and in career.

It is organised to provide maximum hands-on practice for participants. Each session will include explanations, examples, exercises, and texts to help the participants develop techniques for working productively at different stages of the scholarly writing process.

      Topics will include:

Call for Papers-Essays on Alex Ross

updated: 
Wednesday, December 1, 2021 - 9:46am
Rob Weiner Texas Tech University
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, December 15, 2021

xtended Deadline Dec 15, 2021

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS – Epic and Iconic: Essays on the Work, Influence, and Legacy of Alex Ross 

Edited by Robert Moses Peaslee and Robert G. Weiner 

Under contract with the University Press of Mississippi for 2023 publication

Nelson Alexander Ross, better known as Alex, has exerted nearly thirty years of profound influence upon sequential art storytelling. Rossemerged into the comics world in the early 1990s with his work on Terminator: Burning Earth, Marvels, and Kingdom Come, immediately establishing his photorealistic style of painting, influenced by Norman Rockwell, Salvador Dali, and Andrew Loomis, among others.

"Grown Deep Like the Rivers": A CALS "Unprecedented" Webinar (12/3)

updated: 
Wednesday, December 1, 2021 - 8:48am
Center for American Literary Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 3, 2021

 

Penn State’s Center for American Literary Studies presents

 “Grown Deep Like the Rivers”:

The Black Lives Matter Movement(s) from Langston Hughes to the Present

 Friday, December 3, 2021, Noon–1:00 p.m. EST via Zoom

 Register here:

https://psu.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_fnHH104bQba8-jRByn0BsA

 

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email

containing information about joining the webinar.

Reminder: Special Issue of Lamar Journal of the Humanities-- 9/11 and Its Aftermath

updated: 
Tuesday, November 30, 2021 - 10:41pm
Lamar Journal of the Humanities
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, January 1, 2022

The Lamar Journal of the Humanities, a peer-reviewed, scholarly indexed interdisciplinary journal, invites papers for its 2021-22 Special Issue on “9/11 and Its Aftermath.” 

The 20th anniversary of the terrorist attacks on 9/11 offers a timely opportunity to reflect on the tremendous influence that fateful morning has had over the last two decades. Technically the new century began on the first day of 2000, and the new millennium on the first day of 2001, but the new world arrived on that Tuesday—a world that, for better or worse, we largely still inhabit. It is in this spirit that we dedicate our 2021-22 issue to scholarly examinations of 9/11 and its aftermath, associations, and phenomena.

Anti-Oedipus at Fifty (PCA/ACA, Philosophy and Culture Area, panel/roundtable) EXTENDED DEADLINE

updated: 
Tuesday, November 30, 2021 - 5:41pm
Philosophy and Culture Area, Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association (Annual Convention, conducted virtually, April 13-16, 2022, http://pcaaca.org/area/philosophy-and-culture)
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, December 23, 2021

Synopsis: Gilles Deleuze and Félix Guattari’s Anti-Oedipus: Capitalism and Schizophrenia turns fifty in 2022. Awash as we are in libidinally-driven fantasy systems that reify pathological desire and injury as mythology, paranoid distortion as reality, and the resulting pair as ideology weaponized as moral justice, Anti-Oedipus would appear to be as urgent today as it was a half-century ago. The proposed session would be an occasion to explore it anew, both in its own right, and in terms of its enduring influence and importance.

All approaches are welcome.

ACLA 2022 Call for Papers: "Event, Nonevent, Unevent"

updated: 
Tuesday, November 30, 2021 - 7:47am
Gabriel Quigley
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, January 15, 2022

American Comparative Literature Association 2022 Annual Meeting

National Taiwan Normal University

June 15-18

 

Event, Nonevent, Unevent

*SUBMISSION DEADLINE EXTENDED TO JANUARY 15* 

Organizer:

Gabriel Quigley, New York University (gabriel.quigley@nyu.edu)

 

“the event...brings to pass ‘something other’ than the situation, opinions, instituted knowledges...a hazardous, unpredictable supplement, which vanishes as soon as it appears.” – Alain Badiou, Ethics

 

ACLA 2022 Call for Papers: Post-Violence: The Telling and the Told

updated: 
Tuesday, November 30, 2021 - 12:31am
Lim Yiru
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, January 15, 2022

Submission deadline extended! 

Please note that the conference organizers will only accept abstracts submitted through their event site. 

Seminar URL: https://www.acla.org/post-violence-telling-and-told 
To submit a paper: https://www.acla.org/node/add/paper (Deadline Extended: Saturday, 15 January 2022 at 11:59 p.m. PST.)
For further information: https://www.acla.org/annual-meeting-2022

Arrested Mobilities: Stillness, Power and Modernity

updated: 
Monday, November 29, 2021 - 10:48pm
UC Berkeley 30th Annual Interdisciplinary German Studies Graduate Student Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, December 15, 2021

As early as the 1920’s, Robert Musil remarked on the enormous effort it takes to stand still in a world that demands constant motion. Reflecting on the zooming street he sees through his window,the protagonist of Der Mann ohne Eigenschaften comments:

“Könnte man die Sprünge der Aufmerksamkeit messen, die Leistungen der Augenmuskeln, die Pendelbewegungen der Seele und alle die Anstrengungen, die ein Mensch vollbringen muss, um sich im Fluß einer Straße aufrecht zu halten, es käme vermutlich… eine Größe heraus, mit der verglichen die Kraft, die Atlas braucht, um die Welt zu stemmen.”

CFP: "The End of English" Graduate Conference

updated: 
Monday, November 29, 2021 - 2:21pm
The English Department at Rice University
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 7, 2022

“We should all come to the position that our long-standing investments in the literary and cultural values of the standard English curriculum must go the same way as the Confederate and conquistador statues that are falling across the south and southwest.”

—Dr. Jesse Alemán, “The End of English” (2021)

 

UVa GradCon 2022: Networks

updated: 
Friday, November 26, 2021 - 2:15pm
Graduate English Students Association, University of Vriginia
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, December 15, 2021

We are delighted to extend the following updated invitation!

From April 7-9, 2022 the Graduate English Students Association at the University of Virginia will present its annual conference, titled and themed Networks. Our conference committee seeks papers by graduate students, as well as scholars, teachers, researchers, artists, and community leaders, institutionally affiliated or otherwise, on the topic of “networks.” 

Seeking Articles for Canadian Review of American Studies (general submissions and special issue on Outlander series)

updated: 
Friday, November 26, 2021 - 8:59am
Canadian Review of American Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, April 1, 2022

Canadian Review of American Studies (University of Toronto Press) is the leading American Studies journal outside the United States and the only journal in Canada that deals with cross-border themes and their implications for multicultural societies. Published three times a year, the journal aims to further multi- and interdisciplinary analyses of the culture of the US and of social relations between the US and Canada. CRAS is a dynamic and innovative journal, providing unique perspectives and insights in an increasingly complex and intertwined world of extraordinarily difficult problems that continue to call for scholarly input.

Deadline approaching: Call for Chapters: Of (Hu)Man and Monarchs: Humanness and the Fictional Representations of Monarchs in literature, Arts, popular culture and Media

updated: 
Friday, November 26, 2021 - 8:54am
University of Gafsa
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 31, 2021

Call for Chapters: Of (Hu)Man and Monarchs: Humanness and the Fictional Representations of Monarchs in literature, Arts, popular culture and Media (The title may change) contact email: crowncollection436@gmail.com 

He wrapped himself in regal garments and fastened the sash.

When Gilgamesh placed his crown on his head,

a princess Ishtar raised her eyes to the beauty of Gilgamesh.

UPDATE Critical Essays on Gloria Naylor (New deadline: 1/15/22)

updated: 
Tuesday, November 23, 2021 - 4:18pm
Gloria Naylor Archive
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, January 15, 2022

Call for Articles: “Critical Essays on Gloria Naylor” (advanced contract with University of Mississippi Press), edited by Maxine Lavon Montgomery, Mary C. Foltz, and Suzanne M. Edwards

Abstract proposals of 500-750 words and C.V. due by Jan. 15, 2022. Submit abstract proposals to: innaylor@lehigh.edu.

 

Seeking chapters on Music & Deviance

updated: 
Tuesday, November 23, 2021 - 2:00pm
Sylvia M DeSantis/Cambridge Scholars Publishing
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 31, 2021

Fumbling Towards Ecstasy: The Intersectionality of Music and Deviance
Editor:Sylvia M DeSantis

This volume will explore the avenues through which 20th century musicians, and their enthused audiences, created necessarily deviant cultural movements. From the optimism engendered by the Big BandEra to socially justice-mindedGrunge in the ‘90s, musicians have used their stage power to resist, reward, and recreate long-standing cultural codes.

https://www.cambridgescholars.com/uploads/Fumbling%20Towards%20Ecstasy%2...

Children and Youth Studies Caucus Sponsored Session - ASA 2022 (American Studies Association)

updated: 
Tuesday, November 23, 2021 - 1:27pm
Mary Zaborskis and Brie Owen
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 14, 2022

Drawing on the ASA conference theme “The Roof is on Fire,” this session invokes the phenomenon of book burnings to launch a broader conversation about the politicization of children’s media and the category of childhood itself — especially in debates about what materials children can and cannot encounter in domestic, institutional, and public spaces. For example, how is childhood being deployed in the targeted disinformation campaigns over Critical Race Theory?

Outside/rs 2022: Making Space at the Queer Intersections of Sex and Gender (University of Brighton, 1 and 2 April 2022)

updated: 
Monday, November 22, 2021 - 7:40pm
Marielle O'Neill, Outside/rs 2022 Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 9, 2022

Outside/rs 2022 Conference: Making Space at the Queer Intersections of Sex and Gender

1-2 April 2022, University of Brighton, hybrid delivery

With keynotes from Dr Ulrika Dahl and Dr S.N. Nyeck

To register for the conference, see: https://delegate.brighton.ac.uk/outsiders2022

To view our Call for Papers/Participants, see:

https://outsiders2022.wordpress.com/call-for-participants/

Proposals for the 2022 SC State Intersectional Studies Virtual Conference

updated: 
Monday, November 22, 2021 - 7:27pm
South Carolina State University ISC
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 7, 2022

The Department of English and Communications at South Carolina State University invites proposals for twenty-minute papers or presentations for the 2022 Intersectional Studies Remote Conference (via Zoom) on Friday, March 25, 2022.

[conference] Immortal Materiality Or Mortal Objects?

updated: 
Monday, November 22, 2021 - 7:27pm
University of Amsterdam
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, November 25, 2021

Immortal Materiality or Mortal Objects?

Our lives are inextricably entwined with the materiality we both make and utilize, but to what extent is it inseparable from humanity and the identities therein? Does materiality have a life of its own and does it end?

Call for papers for 1-day hybrid conference on 16th of December. Send a title, abstract (max 200 words), full name, university or institution, email and how you plan to join (online or physical attendance) to mortalobjectsconference@gmail.com

Deadline: 19th November

Location: Oudemanhuispoort D.108, Amsterdam or ONLINE

Sapienza Summer School 2022: "The Cultural Heritage and Memory of Totalitarianism", II Edition.

updated: 
Monday, November 22, 2021 - 7:26pm
Sapienza Università di Roma
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, February 15, 2022

The Cultural Heritage and Memory of Totalitarianism explores the legacy of Fascism in Italy blending unique in situ visits to art, architecture and historical monuments led by international experts and classes on literature, film and culture led by Sapienza faculty. The goal is to broaden the scholarly assessment of the period and to suggest innovative curricula for students in the humanities, who are also interested in working in museums and cultural institutes in Italy and abroad. The heritage of Fascism will be approached in the context of Nazism and Stalinism, and framed within the broader scenario of European colonialism. Special focus will be given to the analysis of totalitarianism’s influence on postcolonial dictatorships and post-WWII culture.

World Literature and the Circulation of Art

updated: 
Monday, November 22, 2021 - 7:26pm
Compendium: Journal of Comparative Studies | Revista de Estudos Comparatistas
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, May 30, 2022

Call for Papers for Inaugural Issue

Compendium
Journal of Comparative Studies

Revista de Estudos Comparatistas

 University of Lisbon
School of Arts and Humanities
CEComp — Centre for Comparative Studies

 

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