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Special issue of the ADE Bulletin: Undergraduate English Major Advising

updated: 
Friday, April 19, 2024 - 3:44pm
Janine Utell / Association of Departments of English / MLA
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, May 15, 2024

The ADE Bulletin is the refereed journal of the Association of Departments of English, published annually by the Modern Language Association. The bulletin is soliciting abstracts for a special issue on advising and mentoring in the undergraduate English major. Publication is scheduled for 2025. Deadline for abstracts: 15 May 2024. Deadline for submission of selected essays: 30 September 2024. Special issue editor: Felicia Jean Steele, associate professor and associate chair of English at The College of New Jersey and Eastern Regent for Sigma Tau Delta.

 

Air India Flight 182: A 40th Anniversary Conference

updated: 
Friday, April 19, 2024 - 3:41pm
McMaster University
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, May 1, 2024

On June 23rd, 1985, a bomb detonated on Air India Flight 182, enroute from Toronto to Delhi. All 329 passengers and crew aboard were killed, most of whom were Canadians of South Asian descent. Though this tragedy remains the largest mass murder in Canadian history and resulted in Canada’s longest and most expensive criminal investigation, it is little known in national public memory (Angus Reid Institute 2023). Institutional narratives and failings have framed the Air India bombing as a “non-Canadian tragedy involving non-Canadian citizens” (Seshia 2017), leaving the victims’ families suffering and ignored in the wake of such loss.

Call for Articles: “Revisiting Tennessee Williams’s ‘Weird Tales’”

updated: 
Friday, April 19, 2024 - 3:39pm
Journal of the Short Story in English
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, September 30, 2024

Articles are invited for a special Issue of the Journal of the Short Story in English on Tennessee Williams’s Short Fiction, to be published in 2026.

More info: https://journals.openedition.org/jsse/4005 

Suggested areas of research include, but are not limited to, the following topics in relation to Williams's short fiction:

  • Narrative voice and narrative strategies.

  • Repeated motifs, images, settings, characters, situations, etc.

  • Intertextuality.

The Public Dimension of Dwelling

updated: 
Friday, April 19, 2024 - 3:38pm
Between Journal
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, May 31, 2024

Between Journal  Vol. XV, N. 28 (November 2024) The Public Dimension of Dwelling

edited by Clotilde Bertoni, Massimo Fusillo, Giulio Iacoli, Marina Guglielmi, Niccolò Scaffai

(https://ojs.unica.it/index.php/between/announcement/view/11)

 

Submission deadline: 2024-05-31 (Friday)
Estimated review date: 2024-07
Publication date: 2024-11-30 (Saturday)

 

The Limits of Communication and the Ethics of Suicide in Cultural Representations

updated: 
Friday, April 19, 2024 - 3:38pm
Middle Tennessee State University
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, July 1, 2024

In the past two decades, there has been a distressing rise in suicides worldwide. In what has been termed an “age of crisis” – encompassing economic, environmental, and health crises – these rising statistics may underscore the urgency of acknowledging the intersectional impact of these potential risk factors and may even require social and individual countermeasures.

2024 Western Literature Association Annual Conference

updated: 
Friday, April 19, 2024 - 3:35pm
Western Literature Association
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, June 5, 2024

Western Literature Association Annual Conference

Tucson, Arizona, October 2-5, 2024

Call for Papers: Deadline for submissions, June 5th, 2024

While this year’s theme is focused on the speculative West and the re-inscription of territory, we also welcome proposals for individual papers, organized panels, workshops, posters, performances and other forms of academic engagement on all themes relative to the literary culture of the American West.

Translating the Fetish: Lifting the Veil and Demystifying Capitalism

updated: 
Friday, April 19, 2024 - 3:34pm
The Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, April 30, 2024

Karl Marx’s concept of commodity fetishism is helpful in understanding how the fetish animates produced commodities to have a mysterious power of their own, in which power is obscured, mystified, and alienated, holding sway over people in the dominion of capitalism. In Translating Blackness: Latinx Colonialities in Global Perspectives, Lorgia García-Peña asserts that “to translate thus presents us with the possibility of seeing the Other. This act of seeing is also an act of recognition that can contradict hegemonic knowledge.” The work of translating the fetish can thus be presented as a means of revealing real relations hidden by the fetish, an antihegemonic project of deconstructing systems of capitalism and oppression.

The Routledge Companion to Superhero Studies [Final Call]

updated: 
Friday, April 19, 2024 - 3:33pm
Lorna Piatti-Farnell and Carl Wilson
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, May 24, 2024

In answer to the evolutionary portrayals of superheroes in our cultures, histories, and narratives, the editors welcome chapter proposals for selection and inclusion into The Routledge Companion to Superhero Studies, for which a contract has already been signed.

The volume will be a part of the prestigious Routledge Media and Cultural Studies Companions series: https://www.routledge.com/Routledge-Media-and-Cultural-Studies-Companions/book-series/RMCSC.

Criterion: A Journal of Literary Criticism

updated: 
Friday, April 19, 2024 - 3:33pm
Brigham Young University
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, September 25, 2024

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. We are now accepting submissions for our Winter 2024 issue.

ReVIEWING Black Mountain College

updated: 
Friday, April 19, 2024 - 3:32pm
Black Mountain College Museum + Arts Center
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, July 24, 2024

Call for papers and proposals. All disciplines invited! 

ReVIEWING Black Mountain College 15

October 25-27, 2024 in Asheville, North Carolina
An annual conference exploring the history and legacy of Black Mountain College 

Hosted and sponsored by Black Mountain College Museum + Arts Center (BMCM+AC) and The University of North Carolina Asheville

Thematic Focus: Black Mountain College / Living with the Land 

Religious Communities in the Virtual Age: Practices, Values, Technologies, Boundaries

updated: 
Friday, April 19, 2024 - 3:32pm
Manchester Metropolitan University
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, May 10, 2024

Call for Papers

Religious Communities in the Virtual Age:

Practices, Values, Technologies, Boundaries

28 October 2024, Manchester, England

Keynote Speaker: Prof Linda Woodhead, King’s College London.

Since the COVID-19 pandemic, religious communities across Europe and the world have engaged with the

digital world and specific digital technologies in a wide variety of ways. Some have embraced online

worship and gathering as a tool for widening or enriching a sense of community. Others have used social

The Atmospheres and Ambiences of Modernist Literature

updated: 
Friday, April 19, 2024 - 3:32pm
Henry Carmines / Université Paris Nanterre
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, June 15, 2024

CFP: The Atmospheres and Ambiences of Modernist Literature

Université Paris Nanterre (CREA)

10-11 April 2025

Deadline for proposals: 15 June 2024

 

Keynote Speakers:

Bruce Bégout (Université Bordeaux Montaigne)

Birgit Breidenbach (University of East Anglia)

 

Abstract

Call for Contributors to the Handbook of Humanities Podcasting

updated: 
Friday, April 19, 2024 - 3:31pm
Kim Adams, Saronik Bosu, Beth Kramer and Milan Terlunen
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, May 5, 2024

We’re excited to announce a Call for Contributors to the Handbook of Humanities Podcasting, under contract with Palgrave MacMillan. Contributors will explore how the present-day humanities look different from the perspectives of people who create podcasts and teach podcasting, and what futures for the humanities and its disciplines podcasting can open up. Contributions will consist of a short essay (3000 words) and participation in a podcast recording. 

 

DEADLINE EXTENDED: Esotericism, Occultism, and Magic at Southwest Popular/American Culture Association ONLINE Virtual Summer Salon, June 20-22

updated: 
Friday, April 19, 2024 - 3:31pm
Southwest Popular/American Culture Association
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, April 22, 2024

DEADLINE EXTENDED!

Call for Papers

ESOTERICISM, OCCULTISM, and MAGIC

Southwest Popular / American Culture Association (SWPACA)

SWPACA Summer Salon 

June 20-22, 2024

Virtual Conference

https://www.southwestpca.org

Proposal submission deadline: EXTENDED to April 22, 2024 

Poetry and Place: From Black Mountain College, Out

updated: 
Friday, April 19, 2024 - 3:31pm
The Charles Olson Society
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, July 19, 2024

The Charles Olson Society will sponsor a session at the upcoming Re-Viewing Black Mountain College Conference, to be held in Asheville, North Carolina, October 25th – 27th.

DEADLiNE APPROACHING Call for Papers MMLA 2024 conference Chicago Postcolonial Studies permanent section

updated: 
Friday, April 19, 2024 - 2:04pm
Midwest Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, April 22, 2024

The Postcolonial Studies Permanent Section of the Midwest Modern Language Association (MMLA) seeks abstracts in line with this year’s conference’s theme: “Health in/of the Humanities.” We seek scholarly work within the realm of postcolonial studies that intersects with the topics of physical health, mental health, disparities in access and care, communal health, and racial disparities. The following questions are areas of interest for the section:

-How does the power imbalance between the Global North and Global South affect one’s access to and quality of one’s healthcare?

How do these factors impact one’s health outcomes?

(CFP: PAMLA 2024) Animal Studies and Literature

updated: 
Thursday, April 18, 2024 - 10:34pm
Toshiaki Komura / Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, April 30, 2024

The 121th annual conference of the Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA 2024) will be held at the Margaritaville Resort in Palm Springs, California (formerly the Riviera Resort, a favorite hangout of Sinatra, Dean Martin, Sammy Davis Jr., and other Hollywood and musical stars). We will be opening our conference with a welcome event on Thursday, November 7, and continuing the conference through Sunday, November 10, 2024.

Aestheticizing Politics/Politicizing Aesthetics: St. Louis Symposium on Radicalism in U.S. Arts

updated: 
Thursday, April 18, 2024 - 5:05pm
Saint Louis University and Washington University in St. Louis
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, May 31, 2024

The past seven years have seen a resurgence of the radical right. In this resurgence, art and literature have played a prominent role. Senior advisors to the Trump administration cited novels as specific influences on federal policy; Jordan Peterson has disguised right-wing manifestos as self-help volumes, hoodwinking young men to the tune of millions; the internet has seen an overwhelming explosion of white supremacist digital art. Walter Benjamin’s dictum that fascism seeks to “aestheticize politics” endures. 

Bodies in Translation

updated: 
Wednesday, April 17, 2024 - 10:15pm
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA) Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, April 30, 2024

From the blazon of Elizabethan poetry to the Human Genome Project, humans have been writing the body for centuries. In his book Barthes, Roland Barthes ponders the translation of the body from flesh to paper, stating, “To write the body. Neither the skin, nor the muscles, nor the bones, nor the nerves, but the rest: an awkward, fibrous, shaggy, raveled thing, a clown’s coat” (180). In his process of writing the body, Barthes strips away surfaces to reveal something other, something that he finds more representative of himself or his essence.

Narratives of Disease in Literature and Culture: second call

updated: 
Tuesday, April 16, 2024 - 4:40pm
Faculty of Philosophy, University of Novi Sad
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, May 30, 2024

DEPARTMENT OF ENGLISH STUDIES

FACULTY OF PHILOSOPHY

UNIVERSITY OF NOVI SAD

 

is happy to announce

 

THE 7TH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND ANGLOPHONE LITERATURES TODAY (ELALT 7)

 

Celebrating the 70th anniversary of the Faculty of Philosophy in Novi Sad and of the English Department

 

October 26-27, 2024

The conference will be held ONLINE and is FREE OF CHARGE

Conference topic:

DEADLINE EXTENDED! CALL FOR PAPERS: 2024 Southwest Popular/American Culture Conference Association (SWPACA) Summer Salon

updated: 
Tuesday, April 16, 2024 - 4:40pm
Southwest Popular/American Culture Association (SWPACA)
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, April 22, 2024

DEADLINE EXTENDED!

Call for Papers

Southwest Popular / American Culture Association (SWPACA)

SWPACA Summer Salon

 

June 20-22, 2024

Virtual Conference

https://www.southwestpca.org

Proposal submission deadline: EXTENDED to April 22, 2024

Speaking the Unspeakable: Representing Trauma

updated: 
Tuesday, April 16, 2024 - 4:39pm
Allie Wood Reichert / PAMLA
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, April 30, 2024

The representation of traumatic experience is a fraught conversation in literary and media studies. Cathy Caruth famously argued for the “unspeakability” of trauma; other scholars such as Naomi Mandel argue that emphasizing the limits of language can inadvertently silence, restrict, and ignore the material and corporeal existence of suffering. This session invites panelists to consider representing and witnessing trauma as acts of translation across the border of un/representability. Although our central question originates in discussions of language and texts, panelists are also encouraged to consider trauma’s appearance across disciplines and forms, such as visual culture, media, and/or performance.

Call for Papers: ‘Consensual Play’

updated: 
Tuesday, April 16, 2024 - 4:39pm
Journal of Gaming & Virtual Worlds
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, April 30, 2024

Call for Papers: Journal of Gaming & Virtual Worlds

Special Issue: ‘Consensual Play’

Deadline: 30 April 2024 for long articles; 15 May 2024 for short articles

Wordcount: 5,000–8,000 words for long articles; 3,000–5,000 words for short articles

Contact: Kathleen Morrissey,kmorrissey1@wpi.edu

View the full call here>>

https://www.intellectbooks.com/journal-of-gaming-virtual-worlds#call-for-papers

 

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