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Special Issue on Howard Jacobson

updated: 
Wednesday, February 3, 2021 - 11:53am
Prof. Bryan Cheyette, University of Reading
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, February 2, 2021

European Judaismis pleased to announce a call for papers for a special issue devoted to the Man Booker-Prize-winning novelist, Howard Jacobson.

As David Brauner writes in his recently published monograph, Howard Jacobson is a protean figure:

            A Leavisite moralist with a puritanical streak, and a chronicler of dark sexual obsessions and perversions; a highly serious humanist intellectual and a hilariously comic provocateur; a passionate polemicist and an ardent advocate of ‘ambiguity and contradiction’; the author of (in his own words) ‘the most Jewish novel that has ever been written by anybody, anywhere’, whose literary heroes are Jane Austen and D.H. Lawrence, Jacobson revels in ambivalence.

(Re)imagined Landscapes

updated: 
Wednesday, February 3, 2021 - 11:53am
Literary and Visual Landscapes (University of Bristol)
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, February 15, 2021

We are delighted to announce that we are now accepting abstracts for this year’s Literary and Visual Landscapes symposium which will be held online on Wednesday 9th June 2021 on the theme of (Re)imagined Landscapes.  

 

The Language of the Narratives: Myth, Ithihāsa and Purāṇa

updated: 
Wednesday, February 3, 2021 - 11:51am
Chinmaya Vishwavidyapeeth
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, February 25, 2021

CALL FOR BOOK CHAPTERS

The Language of the Narratives: Myth, Ithihāsa and Purāṇa

“The notion that name and essence bear a necessary and internal relation to each other, that the name does not merely denote but actually is the essence of its object, that the potency of the real thing is contained in the name—that is one of the fundamental assumptions of the mythmaking consciousness itself’’ (Cassirer, 2012: 04).

"Communicating Inclusivity and Diversity in the Workplace"

updated: 
Wednesday, February 3, 2021 - 11:51am
Association for Business Communication and Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, March 7, 2021

2022 ABC MLA CFP:

"Communicating Inclusivity and Diversity in the Workplace"

Conference: Modern Language Association Convention

Location: Washington, D.C.

Dates: 6–9 January 2022

Full name of organization: Association for Business Communication

Contact email: wbrown@midland.edu 

Due date for abstracts: 07 March 2021

Proposed Special Session on Domestic Cats in Literature at SAMLA 93

updated: 
Wednesday, February 3, 2021 - 11:51am
Ben P. Robertson / Troy University
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, June 1, 2021

Please note that this session is SEPARATE from the conference on domestic cats in literature to be held in June.

 

Proposed Special Session on Domestic Cats in Literature at SAMLA 93

 

Submissions are invited for a proposed special session of 15-minute traditional papers on domestic cats in literature at the 93rd annual conference of the South Atlantic Modern Language Association (SAMLA), scheduled to be held in Atlanta, GA, USA, 4-6 November 2021.

 

Papers may address any aspect of the subject, including—but not limited to—the following:

Conference on Domestic Cats in Literature

updated: 
Wednesday, February 3, 2021 - 11:51am
Ben P. Robertson / Troy University
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, April 1, 2021

Submissions are invited for a scholarly conference on domestic cats in literature to be hosted online 11-12 June 2021 by the Troy University Department of English.

Papers may address any aspect of the subject, including—but not limited to—the following:

PAMLA 2021: The City in Afrofuturism

updated: 
Wednesday, February 3, 2021 - 11:51am
PAMLA
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, April 15, 2021

“Cities controlled by big companies are old hat in science fiction,” writes diarist Lauren Olamina in Parable of the Sower. Be it site of dystopian horror or utopian haven, The City in all its iterations serves speculative and science fiction in a variety of ways: as setting, plot device, character-in-itself, metanarrative reference point, all-purpose trope. Yet as metaphorical stand-in for ‘civilization’—and all that loaded signifier may entail—the city as trope may be all the more richly complicated within afrofuturism, allowing authors to ground their narratives in explorations of race, gender, class, and an entire array of intersectional complexities of human identity, community and social marginalization.

UPDATE: (Rescheduled) Dickens and Decadence

updated: 
Wednesday, February 3, 2021 - 11:51am
Stockholm University
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, April 30, 2021

UPDATE: (Rescheduled) Dickens and Decadence

deadline for submissions: 

April 30, 2021

full name / name of organization: 

Stockholm University

contact email: 

dickensanddecadence@gmail.com

Dickens and Decadence

Stockholm University, Sweden

Deadline for submissions: 30 April 2021

 

Department of English and Department of Culture and Aesthetics

Stockholm University

2-3 September 2021

Conference Homepage: https://www.english.su.se/2.60277

Edited Collection called Stratified Nature: Women’s Writing and Nature Past, Present, and Future (Extended Deadline)

updated: 
Wednesday, February 3, 2021 - 11:50am
Marie Hendry/Cambridge Scholars Publishing
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, September 15, 2021

As we continue the study of the Anthropocene and society’s intersections with nature, this collection searches for essays on women’s writing, Anthropocene, and futurism. This anthology’s scope will be broad, with a focus on analysis of women writers, society, and nature in the past, present, and future.

2021 Rhetoric of Health and Medicine Symposium

updated: 
Wednesday, February 3, 2021 - 11:50am
Rhetoric of Health and Medicine
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, March 31, 2021

Overview

The Rhetoric of Health and Medicine (RHM) Symposium is a mix of highly competitive, open-call papers and invited participants, which results in a diverse gathering of folks from graduate students to full professors from a variety of disciplines and fields. The RHM symposium seeks to bring together humanities and social scientific research traditions in a rhetorically focused way to allow scholars to build new interdisciplinary theories, methodologies, and insights that can impact our understanding of health, medicine, illness, healing, and wellness. The 2021 RHM Symposium will be held virtually on September 9 & 10.

Theme

Archipelagic Thinking in Asian American & Southeast Asian Literature (MLA 2022)

updated: 
Wednesday, February 3, 2021 - 11:50am
Southeast Asia & Asian American MLA Forums
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, March 10, 2021

We invite papers for a proposed session on “Archipelagic Thinking in Asian American and Southeast Asian Literature” for the 2022 Modern Language Association conference (6-9 January). The session is co-sponsored by the MLA’s Asian American Literature and Southeast Asia and Southeast Asia Diasporic Forums.

 

Katherine Mansfield Society Essay Prize

updated: 
Wednesday, February 3, 2021 - 11:50am
Katherine Mansfield Society
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, August 31, 2021

The Katherine Mansfield Society is pleased to announce its annual essay prize competition for 2021, open to all, on the subject of:

 

Katherine Mansfield’s

The Garden Party and Other Stories (1922)

 

The winner will receive a cash prize of £200 and the winning essay will be considered for publication in Katherine Mansfield Studies, vol. 14 (2022), the peer-reviewed yearbook of the Katherine Mansfield Society, published by Edinburgh University Press.

 

Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA) Conference CFP: Bong Joon-ho (Nov. 11-14 2021)

updated: 
Wednesday, February 3, 2021 - 11:50am
David John Boyd, Independent Scholar
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: Bong Joon-ho: The Global Korean Auteur

Contacts: David John Boyd, Independent Scholar (assistant@pamla.org)

25 Years of Infinite Jest: The (After)Lives and Influences of the Work of David Foster Wallace

updated: 
Wednesday, February 3, 2021 - 11:50am
VU University Amsterdam and Amsterdam University College (The Netherlands)
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, May 15, 2021

CALL FOR PAPERS

 

25 Years of Infinite Jest:

The (After)Lives and Influences of the Work of David Foster Wallace

VU University Amsterdam and Amsterdam University College (The Netherlands)

28-30 October 2021

 

From Thursday 28 to Saturday 30 October 2021, VU University Amsterdam and Amsterdam University College (The Netherlands) will host the annual International David Foster Wallace Conference, entitled “25 Years of Infinite Jest: The (After)Lives and Influences of the Work of David Foster Wallace” (DFW2021).

papers in discourse and writing studies

updated: 
Wednesday, February 3, 2021 - 11:49am
Discourse and Writing/Redactologie
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, April 30, 2021

The new editors of Discourse and Writing/ Rédactologie (https://journals.sfu.ca/dwr/index.php/dwr) welcome submissions from the full range of approaches to writing and discourse research within the humanities and social sciences.

Humanities Bulletin Journal, UK - Call for new Editorial Board Members

updated: 
Wednesday, February 3, 2021 - 11:49am
London Academic Publishing
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, February 28, 2021

Humanities Bulletin is looking for new Editorial Board Members with the passion to drive the journal forward in an exciting period of development, on a voluntary basis. It is a significant role that will require active engagement with the journal and author community, particularly in assisting with peer review.

Humanities Bulletin was founded in 2018 and it is hosted by London Academic Publishing, London, UK. HB is a multidisciplinary open access peer-reviewed Journal which features original studies and reviews in the various branches of Humanities, including History, Literature, Philosophy and Arts.

The Historical Turn in Contemporary Arabic Fiction

updated: 
Wednesday, February 3, 2021 - 11:49am
MESA - October 28-31, 2021
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, February 14, 2021

Proposed Panel Title: The Historical Turn in Contemporary Arabic Fiction

Teaching Arabic Literature in Translation: Approaches and Objectives

updated: 
Wednesday, February 3, 2021 - 11:49am
AATA
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, March 22, 2021

AATA panel - MESA Conference, October 28, 2021

Teaching Arabic Literature in Translation::Approaches and Objectives

In this AATA panel, we invite researchers and pedagogues to reflect on the approaches they use in teaching Arabic Literature in English Translation and the objectives associated with these courses. This panel aims to address the following questions:

-What criteria dictate the selection of the texts in terms of their genres, content, and historical periods?

-What factors determine the learning outcomes, learning activities, and assessment methods associated with these courses?

William Gaddis Beyond the "Very Small Audience": Centenary, Archives, and Futures [Fall 2022, date tbc]

updated: 
Wednesday, February 3, 2021 - 11:49am
Washington University in St Louis
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 31, 2022

Call for Papers: William Gaddis Beyond the “Very Small Audience”: Centenary, Archive, and FuturesWashington University in St Louis, Fall 2022 (2 day conference, dates tbc)  December 29th 2022 will be the 100th anniversary of William Gaddis’ birth. Washington University in St. Louis, whose Julian Edison Department of Special Collections at Olin Library holds Gaddis’ comprehensive archive, will commemorate this centenary with, among other things, an academic conference on the prospects for the next 100 years of studying Gaddis’ life and work. The celebration will include an exhibition of Gaddis’ archive, and may include other exhibitions, art events and performances.

OCEANS, STRAITS, RIVERS, MOUNTAINS: CONFLICT AND RESOLUTION IN ASIA

updated: 
Wednesday, February 3, 2021 - 11:48am
Rising Asia Journal
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, June 15, 2021

Rising Asia Foundation invites proposals for its 2021 annual three-day multidisciplinary academic conference (spanning a vast swathe from foreign policy to world literatures), to be held as a webinar from August 16-18, 2021. The deadline for submitting abstracts is June 15, 2021. Abstracts should be submitted via email to both the co-chairs of the conference: Professor Suchorita Chattopadhyay, suchoritachattopadhyay@gmail.com and Professor Julie Mehta, juliemehta57@gmail.com , Dr.

ASIA NOW, ASIA 2050: THE MAKING OF THE NEW ASIAN ORDER

updated: 
Wednesday, February 3, 2021 - 11:48am
Rising Asia Journal
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, March 1, 2021

 

Rising Asia Foundation invites papers/proposals for its 2021 annual three-day foreign policy conference, “Asia Now: Asia 2050: The Making of a New Asian Order,” to be held as a webinar, from May 17-19, 2021. The deadline for submitting abstracts is March 1, 2021. Abstracts are to be submitted via email to both the co-chairs of the conference: Mr. Sitaram Sharma, sharmasitaram2011@gmail.com and Dr. Harish C. Mehta, harish.mehta@utoronto.ca

For more information about the Conference, visit   www.rajraf.org

 

Submissions must include:

[EXTENDED CFP] 2020 Visions: Imagining (Post-) COVID Worlds

updated: 
Wednesday, February 3, 2021 - 11:47am
Edge Effects
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, February 21, 2021

2020 Visions: Imagining (Post-) COVID Worlds

Submission deadline: 2/21/2021

Edge Effects invites contributors to reflect upon its impacts and to consider the new futures that might be made possible in its wake. (Edge Effects is a public humanities blog with a focus on ecocritcism and environmental studies; it has built a readership of over 16,000 views per month)

International Conference: “Pilgrimages and Tourism”

updated: 
Wednesday, February 3, 2021 - 11:47am
London Centre for Interdisciplinary Research
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, April 15, 2021

“Pilgrimages and Tourism”International Conference12-13 June 2021 – London/Onlineorganised byLondon Centre for Interdisciplinary Research

Pilgrimages are ancient practices of humankind and are associated with a great variety of religious, spiritual and secular traditions. In today’s world the number of visits to sacred sites such as Santiago de Compostela (Spain), La Virgen de Guadalupe (Mexico), Matka Boska Czetochowska (Poland), secular places  such as Graceland, home of Elvis Presley, Eifel Tower in Paris, Hiroshima Peace Museum and virtual pilgrimages, facilitated by video and satellite links is growing. With them, tourism both individual and in groups has been steadily increasing and changing.

International Conference: “Nonviolence and Intercultural Dialogue”

updated: 
Wednesday, February 3, 2021 - 11:47am
London Centre for Interdisciplinary Research
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, April 30, 2021

“Nonviolence and Intercultural Dialogue”International Conference5-6 June 2021 – London/OnlineLondon Centre for Interdisciplinary Research 

“We may never be strong enough to be entirely nonviolent in thought, word and deed, but we must keep nonviolence as our goal and make strong progress towards it” – Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

International Conference on Sports Studies

updated: 
Wednesday, February 3, 2021 - 11:47am
London Centre for Interdisciplinary Research
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, April 30, 2021

International Conference on Sports Studies17-18 July 2021 - London/Onlineorganised byLondon Centre for Interdisciplinary Research

 

"Mens sana in corpore sano" ("Mind is safe in a safe body")Giovenale

 

Sport has always been a significant aspect of human life. From the Olympic Games in Ancient Greece to the birth of football in the second half of the 19th century England and to contemporary sporting activities around the world, sport has always been a vital element of human activities. Sport is essential to health and happiness of people of all ages, genders, races, etc. and it needs to be studied through an interdisciplinary and international approach.

 

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