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DEADLINE EXTENDED: Between Heaven and Ground: Exploring new atmospheres

updated: 
Tuesday, February 1, 2022 - 5:24pm
Chantelle Mitchell/Jaxon Waterhouse
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, February 28, 2022

Between Heaven and Ground: exploring new atmospheres

 

The atmosphere is an ever-present component of the Earth, and although airy and diffuse, gives rise to an endless multiplicity of realisations, affects and presences. The epistemological and ontological vagueness of the atmosphere belies the criticality of the atmosphere as central to conditions of being (both human and more-than-human), and as a material site for attention and attunement. As Lyall Watson writes in Heaven’s Breath, ‘the more we learn about our atmosphere, the more substantial it becomes… close to being a living tissue in its own right’ (1985: 146). 

 

“‘…Only Connect’: Sites of Inclusion, Seclusion and Transformative Change and Creativity”

updated: 
Tuesday, February 1, 2022 - 3:18pm
[HERA] Humanities Education and Research Association
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 31, 2022

. HERA invites research, papers, panels, and presentations embracing inclusivity in all aspects of the human conditions––including, but not limited to, race, class, gender, sexuality, age, veteran status, ability, power, ecology, sustainability. We encourage a wide and extensive representation of disciplines and interdisciplinary projects. Every field in the humanities, liberal & creative arts, and social sciences is appropriate. Our goal is to foster the sharing and expressing of the humanities as an urgently important human enterprise––helping to clarify the crucial immediacy of the humanities and why they should be encouraged, supported, and sustained.

 

EXTENDED DEADLINE “’…Only Connect’: Sites of Inclusion, Seclusion and Transformative Change and Creativity”

updated: 
Tuesday, February 1, 2022 - 3:06pm
[HERA] Humanities Education and Research Association
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 31, 2022

HERA invites research, papers, panels, and presentations embracing inclusivity in all aspects of the human conditions––including, but not limited to, race, class, gender, sexuality, age, veteran status, ability, power, ecology, sustainability. We encourage a wide and extensive representation of disciplines and interdisciplinary projects. Every field in the humanities, liberal & creative arts, and social sciences is appropriate. Our goal is to foster the sharing and expressing of the humanities as an urgently important human enterprise––helping to clarify the crucial immediacy of the humanities and why they should be encouraged, supported, and sustained.

Rethinking Professionalism (ASA Nov 3-6, 2022; New Orleans)

updated: 
Monday, January 31, 2022 - 3:29pm
Heather Steffen
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, January 27, 2022

This panel will explore the following questions. All takes on these questions and related issues of academic/university labor are welcome: What is professionalism today, and how might we approach the study of professions from today’s emerging abolitionist and decolonial perspectives?  What does it mean to talk about the academic profession and academic freedom in our present moment, and how do our ways of talking about our work reflect different relationships to professionalism?

Understanding the Holocaust, Genocide, and Mass Violence in the Public Imagination Conference: CFP

updated: 
Monday, January 31, 2022 - 3:28pm
Metropolitan State University of Denver
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, April 1, 2022

Call for Proposals: Understanding the Holocaust, Genocide, and Mass Violence in the Public Imagination Conference

September 21 – 23, 2022

Metropolitan State University of Denver

Call for Papers, Panels, Roundtables, and Presentations

Keynote Speakers: Susan Neiman, PhD (Einstein Forum, Germany) Donald Fixico (Shawnee, Sac and Fox, Muscogee Creek and Seminole), PhD (Arizona State University, USA)

Evil in/and Stephen King: Essay Volume

updated: 
Monday, January 31, 2022 - 5:59am
Hong Kong Baptist University
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 4, 2022

The concept of evil received much attention throughout the 20th century. Despite the industrial scale atrocities committed in Nazi Germany, Stalinist Russia, and Maoist China, alongside the genocides in Cambodia, Bosnia-Herzegovina, and Rwanda, as well as the explosion of serial killers like Ted Bundy, Jeffrey Dahmer, and Andrei Chikatilo in the latter part of the 20th century, the first two decades of the 21st century have been largely unconcerned with rigorous discussion of such evil.

American, British and Canadian Studies

updated: 
Friday, January 28, 2022 - 6:22am
Ana-Karina Schneider/ Lucian Blaga University of Sibiu
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, February 12, 2022

American, British and Canadian Studies appears biannually in June and December. It is a peer-reviewed journal that sets out to explore the intersections of culture, technology and the human sciences in the age of electronic information. It publishes work by scholars of any nationality on Anglophone Studies, Comparative Literary and Cultural Studies, Postcolonial Theory, Anthropology, Area Studies, Multimedia and Digital Arts and related subjects. Articles addressing influential crosscurrents in current academic thinking are particularly welcomed. ABC Studies also publishes book reviews and review essays, interviews, work-in-progress, conference reports, research project outlines, notes and comments.

Deadline extended: Panels on John Dos Passos at the American Literature Association (Chicago, May 26-29, 2022)

updated: 
Thursday, January 27, 2022 - 7:17pm
John Dos Passos Society
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, January 29, 2022

The John Dos Passos Society invites paper proposals for one or two open-topic panels at the American Literature Association conference, to be held in Chicago on May 26-29, 2022.

As such, we invite proposals for papers on any aspect of Dos Passos’s life or work.

For consideration, please submit a 300-word abstract and a brief bio in Word or PDF format to jdpsociety@gmail.com by January 29, 2022. Be sure to also note any A/V requirements.

Transatlantic Literary Networks 1949-1972 TRANSLATION, MODERNITY, AND CULTURAL TRANSFER BETWEEN ITALY AND THE UNITED STATES

updated: 
Wednesday, January 26, 2022 - 5:07pm
Università del Piemonte Orientale
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, February 9, 2022

Università del Piemonte Orientale (Vercelli, Italy) invites paper proposals for a conference exploring the routes and branches of literary and cultural exchanges from Italy to the United States in the years 1945-1975. The conference is the third in a series of events taking place within the framework of the transdisciplinary research project Transatlantic Transfers: the Italian presence in Postwar America 1949-1972 (PRIN 2017, 2020-23) developed in partnership with Politecnico di Milano, Università degli Studi Roma Tre, and Università di Scien-ze Gastronomiche di Pollenzo. 

The 39th International Conference on English Teaching and Learning: Innovations Across Boundaries in English Language and Literature Education

updated: 
Wednesday, January 26, 2022 - 3:08am
Department of English Language & Literature, Fu Jen Catholic University (R. O. C, TAIWAN))
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, February 14, 2022

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS

The 39th International Conference on English Teaching and Learning
English Teaching and Research Association 2022 Annual Conference

Conference Theme:
Innovations Across Boundaries in English Language and Literature Education

 Date: July 15-16, 2022
Venue: Fu Jen Catholic University, New Taipei City, Taiwan

http://english.fju.edu.tw/etra2022fju/

Abstract submission deadline extended to February 14, 2022

MLA 2023: Histories of Childhood and Medicine

updated: 
Tuesday, January 25, 2022 - 11:57am
Mary Gryctko / Northeastern University
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, March 1, 2022

This panel investigates the centrality of childhood to the rapidly changing medical and scientific landscape of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, an era that saw the development of Darwin’s theories of evolution, the rise of wide-spread support within the scientific community for eugenics, and the medicalization of birth, of neurodivergence, and of gender and sex. Papers will interrogate how various scientific/medical discourses used actual children as subjects, and how these discourses relied on the imagined figure of the child to bolster scientific claims around “naturalness,” plasticity, race, and gender, and to justify invasive medical practices performed on both children and adults.

A Critical Companion to David Fincher

updated: 
Tuesday, January 25, 2022 - 9:26am
Francis Mickus/Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, April 1, 2022

Deadline extension

[UPDATE] Studia austriaca - Deadline: 31st March of each year

updated: 
Monday, January 24, 2022 - 10:03am
Studia austriaca - An international journal devoted to the study of Austrian culture and literature - http://riviste.unimi.it/index.php/StudiaAustriaca/
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, March 31, 2022

Studia austriaca (founded in 1992)
An international journal devoted to the study of Austrian culture and literature
Published annually in the spring
p-ISSN 1593-2508 | e-ISSN 2385-2925
http://riviste.unimi.it/index.php/StudiaAustriaca/

Editor-in-chief: Fausto Cercignani
Co-Editor: Marco Castellari

TWC: Chinese Fandoms **DEADLINE EXTENDED**

updated: 
Sunday, January 23, 2022 - 12:11pm
Transformative Works and Cultures
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, July 1, 2022

Chinese Fandoms

Chinese fandoms are a growing area of interest attracting attention from groups as diverse as academia, industry, and even government. Although the foci of these groups vary, at the core are questions related to the function, organization, interests, and activities of fan groups. As Chinese media and entertainment industries mature and transnational collaborations increase, content and celebrity figures both inside and outside the Chinese context are increasingly distributed, consumed, and implicated in the formation (or extension) of fan communities.

Deadline Extended: E. E. Cummings Sessions at the American Literature Association’s 33rd Annual Conference, Chicago, IL, May 26-29, 2022

updated: 
Friday, January 21, 2022 - 9:06pm
E. E. Cummings Society
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 28, 2022

The E. E. Cummings Society invites proposals for two panels at the American Literature Association conference, to be held at the Palmer House Hilton, Chicago on May 26-29, 2022.

Panel 1: Cummings and Transcendence

In 1960, Norman Friedman declared that Cummings’ “philosophy of life” was “transcendental, romantic, prelapsarian, organicist, and individualistic. The same is publicly available in the writings of many others, such as Emerson, Whitman, Thoreau, and Emily Dickinson” (Art 66). We seek papers examining, critiquing, clarifying, or complicating these assertions through a close reading of any Cummings work(s).

Deadline Extended: Two Vonnegut Panels at ALA 2022 in Chicago

updated: 
Friday, January 21, 2022 - 2:36pm
Kurt Vonnegut Society
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 28, 2022

American Literature Association Annual Conference

May 26-29, 2022

Chicago, IL

The Kurt Vonnegut Society will sponsor two panels at the upcoming ALA Conference:

Vonnegut on Film
Robert Weide’s documentary Kurt Vonnegut: Unstuck in Time was released in theaters
on November 19, 2021, following a Kickstarter campaign and much anticipation from
Vonnegut fans and scholars alike. Weide’s work is the first full-length documentary film
addressing the author’s life and works. This session invites responses to the
documentary and to “Vonnegut on Film” more broadly.

Gender Justice: Women’s Rights and Equity Call for Chapters

updated: 
Friday, January 21, 2022 - 9:47am
Harvard University
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, February 7, 2022

The book provides an in-depth analysis of global perspectives on advancing public and social gender policy worldwide; it also examines women’s political representation and participation in peace processes in the context of their community, emphasizing existing cultural norms with biases, questioning societal prejudices toward women, for example, in STEM and creative economies. The volume covers several domains presenting a wide range of important issues that demonstrate gender inequality, discussing a wide range of cultural and geographical realities.

Final Reminder: First Book Institute Applications Due by 2/14 (Hard Deadline)

updated: 
Friday, January 21, 2022 - 9:04am
Center for American Literary Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, February 14, 2022

Announcing

The 2022 First Book Institute

June 12-18, 2022

Hosted by the Center for American Literary Studies (CALS) at Pennsylvania State University

Co-Directors

Sean X. Goudie, Director of the Center for American Literary Studies and Winner of the MLA Prize for a First Book

Priscilla Wald, R. Florence Brinkley Professor of English and Women’s Studies, Duke University, and Co-Editor of American Literature

Call for book proposals: Aperçus: Histories Texts Cultures

updated: 
Friday, January 21, 2022 - 9:00am
Katarzyna Lecky, Loyola Chicago / UW-Madison
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, December 31, 2025

Aperçus: Histories Texts Cultures

A Bucknell University Press Series 

 

Aperçus is a series of books exploring the connections among historiography, culture, and textual representation in various disciplines. Revisionist in intention, Aperçus seeks monographs as well as guest-edited multi-authored volumes, which stage critical interventions to open up new possibilities for interrogating how systems of knowledge production operate at the intersections of individual and collective thought. 

"Beloved Community" Virtual Graduate Conference at UC San Diego

updated: 
Friday, January 21, 2022 - 9:00am
UC San Diego Literature Department Graduate Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, February 8, 2022

Call for PapersUCSD Literature Department 3rd Annual Graduate Student Conference  

University of California, San Diego 
Remote, April 29th-30th, 2022
Beloved Community

Shadow Screens: Unmade, Unseen, Unreleased Film and Television

updated: 
Friday, January 21, 2022 - 8:59am
James Fenwick (Sheffield Hallam University) / Kieran Foster (University of Nottingham)
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 31, 2022

We’d like to remind you of the upcoming conference abstracts deadline of 31 January for the conference “Shadow Screens: Unmade, Unseen, Unreleased Film and Television”.

Death, Dying and Diseases: Critical Reflections

updated: 
Friday, January 21, 2022 - 8:59am
Department of English, Jadavpur University
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, February 28, 2022

CALL FOR PAPERS

 

Jadavpur University Essays and Studies (JUES) Vol. 36 (Themed Issue)

                                            Editors: Dr. Rafat Ali

                                                                Dr. Doyeeta Majumder

 

Death, Dying and Diseases: Critical Reflections

 

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