The 2nd International Humanities–Society–Identity Congress: Evolution/ Revolution Programme Committee is looking forward to welcoming you to Warsaw. The Congress embraces the study of all aspects pertaining to the notions of Humanities – Society – Identity. The focus is on the changes observed in those three areas with the main question being whether they should be perceived as evolutionary or revolutionary. The Congress Programme comprises two plenary lectures, a debate, general sessions and theme panel sessions.
The proposed publication (to be published by a major academic publisher upon approval of book proposal) invites contributions that focus on differing forms of symbolic representation within language studies and narrative fiction.
The challenges of the 21st Century are the subject matter of this special issue of Essence, Interdisciplinary- International Journal of Concerned African Philosophers is to maintain and continue the ancient Greek and African traditions of philosophical reflections on moral, metaphysical and existential challenges of humankind. In other words, this is an open-ended and historical question which
continues to confront generations and centuries of humanity as they search for what constitute reality and solutions to human
curiosity and predicament. An ever recurring theme and question in the history of philosophy and thought , the existential challenges
CFP for Volume 29 of the European Journal of English Literature to be published in 2025
“Wasted Lives in Contemporary Fiction: Bodies That Do Not Matter”
Guest editors:Maria Isabel Romero-Ruiz (University of Málaga, Spain) and
Simonetta Falchi (University of Sassari, Italy)
CALL FOR PAPERS Identity and representation in the here and now, as far as cultural productions are concerned, have been supported and/ or undermined by visions of the future in literature, performative arts, or cinema. Authors and performers have offered to audiences their concerns, hopes, and expectations about possible futures via either utopian or dystopian narratives. In 2007, Ann Brooks was talking about a new modality of acknowledging cultural and ethnic identity from a transcultural and transnational viewpoint. In her words, “[t]hese new cultural and ethnic identities carry with them the need for new conceptions of subjectivity and require the opening-up of new subject positions and new spaces and places from which to speak” (184).
For the 2023 Blackfriars Conference, we are soliciting three different types of submissions:
Plenary papers – Since 2001, we have featured papers that explore the performative conditions of early modern plays, the effect of place on those performances, the practices of the players, and the texts themselves through time. These 10 minute (13 minutes for presenters employing actors to demonstrate a point) plenary presentations take place on the Blackfriars Stage. To present a plenary paper, please submit a 250-300 word abstract outlining your topic.
Call for Papers: Virtual Space and Interactivity in Streaming Media within Transnational Contexts, 7th July 2023
Avenue Campus, University of Southampton, SO17 1BF
With the support of the Doctoral College and the Faculty of Arts and Humanities at the University of Southampton, we are pleased to invite proposals for the ECR-led conference ‘Virtual Space and Interactivity in Streaming Media within Transnational Contexts’.
THE 24th ANNUAL INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE OF THE ENGLISH DEPARTMENT,
UNIVERSITY OF BUCHAREST
LITERATURE AND CULTURAL STUDIES SECTION
9-11 June 2023
CALL FOR PAPERS
We are seeking chapter proposals for The Routledge Companion to Gender and Childhood. This volume will explore children’s gender identities, expressions, and embodiments across historical, geographical, and cultural contexts. It will consider this multiplicity of gendered childhoods alongside the intense preoccupation with children’s genders across a range of medical, political, legal, educational, and cultural spheres that span the globe.
Special Issue for the journal Review of Education, Pedagogy, and Cultural Studies
Dr. Tyson E. Lewis, PhD, University of North Texas
Silas Krabbe, PhD in progress, University of British Columbia
International Fan Culture in the Age of In/Security: Language, Literature, Music and
Technology Across Borders
SAMLA 95, Atlanta, Georgia
Date: November 9-11, 2023
Call for Papers
STARDOM AND FANDOM
Southwest Popular / American Culture Association (SWPACA)
SWPACA Summer Salon
June 8 & 9, 2023
Submissions open on March 18, 2023
Proposal submission deadline: April 15, 2023
Call for Papers: Studies in Hogg and his World
(Update: Deadline Extended)
2023 Conference of Mid-Atlantic Popular / American Culture Association (MAPACA)
MAPACA War Studies Area
Thursday, November 9 -- Saturday, November 11, 2023
Sonesta Rittenhouse Square
Proposals due to http://www.mapaca.net by June 30, 2023
We seek your expertise on the work of James Baldwin for a forthcoming volume entitled The Routledge Companion to James Baldwin. The volume will contain forty articles on this author and his work, and it promises to be the touchstone volume on Baldwin for some time to come. It seeks to be comprehensive in its treatment of Baldwin’s work and seeks to present cutting-edge scholarship on this author. Suggested chapters for the volume are below.
Suggested Chapters for The Routledge Companion to James Baldwin
Criterion: A Journal of Literary Criticism seeks original, well-researched, and intellectually rigorous essays written from diverse critical perspectives and about texts from any time period or literary tradition.
Submissions should be between 3,000 and 6,000 words (not including the works cited). All submissions should be double-spaced, written in English, and formatted according to the most recent MLA guidelines. Submissions should be uploaded as MS Word files through our website and online submission system (https://scholarsarchive.byu.edu/criterion/).
We are now accepting submissions for our Fall 2023 issue.
Shakespeare, Bob Dylan, and the Bardic Tradition
Proposed Essay Collection
Join us for the Pacific Modern Language's (PAMLA) 120th Annual Convention in Portland, Oregon at the Hilton Portland Hotel, October 26-29, 2023. Seeking presentations/papers in any genre for a session on the theme of health and wellness!
Submit your proposal using PAMLA's online submission form. Go to https://pamla.ballastacademic.com to login or create an account first. Decisions on proposals will be made directly after the May 31st deadline so that all proposals are considered at the same time.
Session Title: Perspectives on Health & Wellness
Call for Papers: 2023 Situations International Conference
Neoliberal Asia and Its Precarious Others
October 20-21, Grand Hyatt Jeju, South Korea
Established in 1968 as a direct result of Black student struggle on campus, the Black Studies Department—now Africana Studies Department— at San Francisco State University was the first Black Studies department in the nation. The establishment of the department also marked the institutionalization Black Studies “as a ‘scientific discipline’ rooted in racial redemption, liberatory scholarship and community revitalization, the discipline of Africana Studies is a body of systematized knowledge, theories, methods, and laws, which are congruent with the African centered paradigm and philosophy.” (Tshaka, 2012, p 29).
CFP - Postcolonial Narrations Forum 2023: Queering Postcolonial Worlds
6th & 7th of October, 2023 - University of Bremen
(Un)Common Worlds III - Navigating and Inhabiting Biodiverse Anthropocene
A human-animal studies conference at the University of Oulu, 4-6 October 2023
The year 2022 marks the 30th anniversary of the Rio Convention on Biological Diversity, and so little has happened that the fourth decade begins with the recent UN Biodiversity Conference (COP15) declaration that we are now dealing with an existential crisis. One of the identified root causes of biodiversity loss is said to stem from people’s perceptions of other species – a realm of inquiry addressed widely in human–animal studies and critical animal studies.
Muslims in America
The SAMLA 95 Conference - (In)Security: The Future of Literature and Language Studies - will be held from November 9-11, 2023, at the Atlanta Marriott Buckhead Hotel & Conference Center in Atlanta, GA
This panel intends to examine the works of Muslim American poets, novelists, playwrights, jazz musicians, punks, hip hop artists, filmmakers, and visual artists. Papers are invited that explore the diverse compositions of Muslim American identities in cultural texts as they challenge and engage with the canonical codes and sociopolitical norms of national, theoretical, literary, and aesthetic spaces.
College English Special Issue
Heeding the Call: Insurgent Creativity, Eternal Stories, and Extending the Legacy of Critical Race Theory
Guest Editor: Aja Y. Martinez
Call for Papers
NEW DEADLINE FOR ABSTRACT SUBMISSIONS: APRIL 21, 2023
The aim of the conference is to consider the points of intersection between broadly understood ideas of eroticism, sexuality, and history, and the ways their senses have been woven into narratives of the past as well into the ways of narrating the past. Please visit our website at www.hstory.us.edu.pl/erotic-discourses for the full CfP.
Call for articles for the peer-reviewed academic blog of the PopMeC Association for US Popular Culture Studies (popmec.hypotheses.org ISSN 2660-8839). We accept, process, and publish articles on a rolling basis.
Call for Papers: Uncovering British Chinese Cultures
TU Dresden, Germany
2-3 December 2023
New deadline: 1 May 2023