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Critical Plant Studies Book Series

updated: 
Sunday, March 3, 2024 - 6:55pm
Lexington Books, an imprint of Rowman & Littlefield
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 15, 2024

Critical Plant Studies, a book series published by Lexington Books, an imprint of Rowman & Littlefield, calls us to re-examine in fundamental ways our understanding of and engagement with plants, drawing on diverse disciplinary perspectives. A sampling of topics appropriate for this series includes but is not limited to:
• Representations of plants in literature, art, film, and popular culture
• Relationships between humans and plants
• Boundaries and distinctions between plants and animals
• Plants and the environmental crisis

Environment and Society Book Series

updated: 
Sunday, March 3, 2024 - 6:55pm
Lexington Books, an imprint of Rowman & Littlefield
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 15, 2024

Environment and Society, a book series published by Lexington Books, an imprint of Rowman & Littlefield, is seeking proposals covering a broad range of topics in environmental studies from the perspectives of the social sciences and humanities. Learn more about the 30 books already in the series on the publisher’s website: https://rowman.com/Action/SERIES/_/LEXES

Ecocritical Theory and Practice Book Series

updated: 
Sunday, March 3, 2024 - 6:55pm
Lexington Books, an imprint of Rowman & Littlefield
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 15, 2024

Ecocritical Theory and Practice, a book series published by Lexington Books, an imprint of Rowman & Littlefield, is seeking proposals at the interface of literary/cultural studies and the environment. Learn more about the 90+ books already published in the series on the publisher’s website: https://rowman.com/Action/SERIES/_/ETAP/Ecocritical-Theory-and-Practice

SCMLA - Interdisciplinary Studies Panel

updated: 
Sunday, March 3, 2024 - 6:25pm
South Central Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, April 1, 2024

SCMLA – Fall 2024 

Hotel Monteleone

New Orleans

September 19-21, 2024

 

Proposal submissions for the Interdisciplinary Studies panel at South Central Modern Language Associations 81st Anniversary conference are currently being accepted. We encourage graduate students at the MA and PhD level to submit as well. A variety of approaches and topics may be submitted for this panel. 

The conference will be held in New Orleans, Lousisiana, at the Hotel Monteleone. Details can be found at https://www.southcentralmla.org/conference/

Extended Deadline: CFP for Angelaki: Ontological-Existential Exhaustion: Being-Tired, and Tired-of-Being: a philosophy of fatigue and exhaustion

updated: 
Sunday, March 3, 2024 - 11:31am
Marina Christodoulou
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, March 25, 2024

Call for papers for a Special Issue of Angelaki: Journal of the Theoretical Humanities

 

Ontological-Existential Exhaustion:

Being-Tired, and Tired-of-Being: a philosophy of fatigue and exhaustion

(preliminary title)

 

Editor: Marina Christodoulou

https://edinburgh.academia.edu/MChristodoulou

 

Dismantling FX's Atlanta

updated: 
Sunday, March 3, 2024 - 11:10am
Kennesaw State University
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 29, 2024

The intention of this book is to connect scholars, readers, and fans of FX’s Atlanta from inside and outside of academia. Between 2016 and 2023, Atlanta was a zeitgeist that inspired think pieces and water cooler conversations. As one example of its complexity, Atlanta often features re-imagined but true local news events that were so outrageous that audiences unaware of the original stories assumed they were fiction. We hope our book project bridges the gap between “everybody already knows this” to “why or how do we know this”? Or even more, “why don’t you know this?” There is a cultural knowledge about Atlanta that sings in the FX show – from lemon-pepper-wet wings to the parking madness of Atlantic Station –  that screams IYKYK.

Call for Papers: Collection on Concepts of Identity and Belonging

updated: 
Sunday, March 3, 2024 - 7:28am
Dr. Najah Mahmi & Dr. Abdelhak Jebbar. The Research Laboratory in Literature, Language, Culture and Communication (RLLLCC). Faculty of Arts and Humanities, Sultan Moulay Slimane University
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, March 30, 2024

Tracing its roots to a long history of philosophical discourse, identity stands as one of the most intricate and ubiquitous concepts within the large debates of human and social sciences. It is taken for granted in everyday life and assumed to be an all-inclusive determinant of empirical and virtual entities; yet, obscure when it comes to marking out its essence as a referential determinant and delineating the shaping politics of its concretizations. The ambiguity and paradox of identity stem from the contradictory dimensions it encompasses, entailing at the same time a sense of similitude yet difference, uniqueness yet commonness, and independence yet reliance.

5th Annual International Symposium on Festival Culture (ISFC)

updated: 
Saturday, March 2, 2024 - 1:37pm
Journal of Festival Culture Inquiry and Analysis
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, April 20, 2024

 Online SymposiumSensing Euphoric and Dysphoric Atmospheres

 

Submit: https://tinyurl.com/4peczx9c

Our fifth annual online event addresses the theme of ‘sensing euphoric and dysphoric atmospheres’ in festive, celebratory, and ritual cultures. Taking an embodied perspective, we focus on the role of corporeal perception in making sense of lived experience.

Untimely Time: On History’s Instrumental Narratives

updated: 
Saturday, March 2, 2024 - 11:54am
English Language Notes
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, October 1, 2024

History is frequently at the heart of how people view themselves and others in modern culture. The construction of the self in political, social, religious, and other spheres often exhibits an “instrumental” use of history in Nietzsche’s terms (a category also taken up by others, notably Foucault, Trouillot, and, more recently, implicitly in Priya Satia in Time’s Monster). The past is not simply a narrative of meaning connecting causality, leading from former times to the present, but it is also a means of crafting and molding a particular moment. In other words, the present is in the past. Perceptions of history are finding footing in modern causes and are proving to be instrumental for predetermined ends. 

[Extended Deadline] 121st Annual PAMLA Conference (Palm Springs, CA) – November 6-10, 2024

updated: 
Saturday, March 2, 2024 - 7:11am
PAMLA
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, March 18, 2024

The 121st Annual PAMLA Conference

The PAMLA 2024 Conference 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) between Wednesday, November 6 and Sunday, November 10, 2024.

The 2024 PAMLA Conference is being held entirely in-person. We won’t be having any virtual or hybrid sessions or papers.

REMINDER: Going to the Movies with CS Lewis

updated: 
Friday, March 1, 2024 - 10:53am
Edited Collection/Cambridge Scholars Publishing
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, March 31, 2024

Going to the Movies with C.S. Lewis, Call for Chapters

An edited collection tentatively titled “Going to the Movies with C.S. Lewis” is seeking chapter submissions. The book is expected to be published through Cambridge Scholars Publishing.  

Having been born many years after C.S. Lewis died I of course never had the opportunity to watch a movie with the man. However, over the years I feel, as many others probably feel as well, like Lewis accompanies me as I watch movies, read books, attend church services, and make other daily pursuits. Lewis’ works shape my thinking on many theological, educational, and cultural matters like few other authors’ works do.

CfP: Connections, Interconnections and Disconnections Pt2

updated: 
Friday, March 1, 2024 - 9:40am
Festival Culture Research and Education
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, April 15, 2024

Call for Journal Articles Now Open

Submit: https://tinyurl.com/54zh96p2

Every year after our symposium, we invite authors to submit papers for consideration for publication. 

We are now inviting submissions for part two of the theme 'connections, interconnections, and disconnections'. To be published in Volume 3 of the Journal of Festival Culture Inquiry and Analysis by the end of 2024, 

Call for Book Reviews

updated: 
Friday, March 1, 2024 - 9:39am
Journal of Festival Culture Inquiry and Analysis
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, March 30, 2024

Call for Book Reviews

Submit abstracts here: https://tinyurl.com/3muvywvt.

We are pleased to announce a call for book reviews.

We invite book reviews (700 - 1,200 words) on work on the following topics but not limited to:

“Roe v. Wade to La marea verde in Speculative Fiction” (NWSA, Nov 14-17, 2024, Detroit MI)

updated: 
Friday, March 1, 2024 - 9:02am
2024 National Women's Studies Annual Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 22, 2024

We invite abstracts for a proposed panel session for the upcoming National Women’s Studies Annual Conference, taking place in Detroit, MI, November 14-17, 2024. Following the theme, “The Journey Not Only the Arrival, Critical Connections Not Only Critical Mass: (Re)Thinking Feminist Movements,” we solicit submissions that consider the critical connections between reproductive justice movements in the Americas, with a specific focus on how these movements are represented in the ever-fruitful field of speculative fiction.

 

Roe v. Wade to La marea verde: Reproductive Legislation and Activism in Speculative Fiction

Devils and Justified Sinners Conference (REVISED SUBMISSION DATE)

updated: 
Thursday, February 29, 2024 - 9:19pm
Romancing the Gothic
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, March 31, 2024

 

Devils and Justified Sinners

An online conference on 24th and 25th August 2024 to mark the 200th anniversary of the publication of James Hogg's The Private Memoirs and Confessions of a Justified Sinner

The conference is entirely online and is open to scholars and experts from around the world.

 

MLA 2025: Building Coalitions: Advocating for Graduate Labor Needs Across Institutions

updated: 
Thursday, February 29, 2024 - 10:37am
Kate Ostrom
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 15, 2024

In November 2022, the University of California participated in the largest strike in higher education when 48,000 graduate workers, post-docs, and academic researchers went on strike to advocate for their collective labor needs. Following this collaborative framework, we seek presentations focused on coalition building to address labor issues impacting graduate students in literature and languages across institutions. 

Potential paper might address, but are not limited to, the following: 

    • Unionization efforts and graduate labor strikes and resistance; 

  • Collective bargaining success and struggles;

Acta Ludologica (Vol. 7, No. 2, 2024)

updated: 
Thursday, February 29, 2024 - 10:17am
Acta Ludologica
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, June 30, 2024

Acta Ludologica (ISSN 2585-8599, e-ISSN 2585-9218) is a double-blind peer-reviewed scientific journal published twice a year in both online and print versions. It focuses on the comprehensive discourse of games and digital games, including theoretical and empirical studies, research results, and their implementation into practice, as well as professional publication reviews and scientific reviews of digital games.

Acta Ludologica is inviting manuscripts for Vol. 7, No. 2, scheduled to be published in December 2024. The submissions deadline is June 30, 2024.

Contemporary Cultural Responses to a Neoliberal World

updated: 
Thursday, February 29, 2024 - 7:52am
University of Northampton
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, March 11, 2024

13 June 2024, University of Northampton, United Kingdom

The Centre for Cultural and Literary Studies (CCLS) invites proposals for a one-day, in-person symposium to be held on 13 June 2024 at Waterside Campus, University of Northampton.

CFP: Journal of American Studies of Turkey (JAST), Spring 2024 General Issue

updated: 
Thursday, February 29, 2024 - 4:30am
Journal of American Studies of Turkey
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, March 10, 2024

An international biannual print and online publication of the American Studies Association of Turkey, the Journal of American Studies of Turkey operates with a double-blind peer review system and publishes work (in English) on American literature, history, art, music, film, popular culture, institutions, politics, economics, geography and related subjects.
The Editorial Board welcomes articles which cross conventional borders between academic disciplines, as well as comparative studies of the United States. 

2024 ASAT Conference CFP (Deadline Extended-May 6, 2024): Re* Imaginings and Visions of America

updated: 
Thursday, February 29, 2024 - 4:28am
American Studies Association of Turkey
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, May 6, 2024

                                                                    Re*  Imaginings and Visions of America American Studies Association of Turkey (ASAT)42nd International American Studies Conference Hosted by: Yaşar UniversityDepartment of English Language and LiteratureIzmir, TurkeyOctober 23-25, 2024 The devastating earthquake that hit the southeastern cities of Turkey and affected tens of thousands of people brought us together, not only in sharing the trauma but also in the hope of re-constructing new lives, re-evaluating priorities, and re-imagining a new, less destructive future.

“Arabian Knights”: Rethinking the Oriental Gothic (PAMLA 2024 Special Session)

updated: 
Wednesday, February 28, 2024 - 11:41pm
PAMLA
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, April 30, 2024

Deadline for abstracts: Tuesday, April 30, 2024

Conference Date(s): Thursday-Sunday, November 6-10, 2024 

Conference Location: Palm Springs, California

Format: In Person (no virtual option available!!) 

Submit abstracts via: https://pamla.ballastacademic.com 

Contact for Inquiries: Noah Gallego @noahrgallego@gmail.com, cc: Rachel Birke @ rbirk001@g.ucla.edu 

 

IPCC 2024 (Online) - beyond the public-private in communication

updated: 
Wednesday, February 28, 2024 - 9:17am
Interdisciplinary PhD Communication Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, March 24, 2024

Call for Papers! - beyond the public-private in communication -

Our private moments can instantly become public with just a touch, and the line between what is personal and what is public has become more blurred and constitutive of each other. At Interdisciplinary PhD Communication Conference (IPCC) 2024, we are opening the floor to early career researchers, who are eager to explore these changes. The deadline for submitting the abstracts is the 24th of March 2024 (extended deadline). You can send your abstracts or panel proposals to ipcc@bilgi.edu.tr

MLA 2025: “Black Femme Visible Literatures and Histories—Traditions, Lineages, Traces, & Roots”

updated: 
Wednesday, February 28, 2024 - 9:16am
Courtney Murray
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, March 20, 2024

Deborah E. McDowell’s 1993 essay, “In the First Place: Making Frederick Douglass and the Afro-American Narrative Tradition,” issues a call to “start putting an end to beginnings even those that would put woman in the first place” or a “reformulation or refocusing of genealogy as a concept of analysis” (56-7). This roundtable seeks papers that complicate how and in which ways we make visible the roots, sites, and lineages of Black women’s literary and historical production from the eighteenth century forward. Papers can interrogate visibility as a practice or theory of recovery, recentering, and resituating that we also must remain critical of even when establishing “firsts” or origins of Black women’s historical and literary traditions.

Environmental Futures – Advancing Mutual Human-Nature Relationship — World Futures Review Special Issue

updated: 
Wednesday, February 28, 2024 - 9:16am
Dr. Manjana Milkoreit, University of Oslo; Prof. Bethany Wiggin, University of Pennsylvania Allie E.S. Wist, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute; Ludwig Weh, Fraunhofer IMW; Dr. Kasper Kok, Wageningen University
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, April 15, 2024

World Futures Review – Special Issue

Title: Environmental Futures – Advancing Images of Mutual Human-Nature Relationships

 

Guest Editors:

Ludwig Weh

Fraunhofer IMW Center for International Management and Knowledge Economics

ludwig.weh@imw.fraunhofer.de

 

Allie E.S. Wist

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute & New York University

wista@rpi.edu

 

Dr. Kasper Kok

Wageningen University

 

Dr. Manjana Milkoreit

University of Oslo

 

Prof. Bethany Wiggin

University of Pennsylvania

 

Mythcon 53: Fantasies of the Middle Lands

updated: 
Wednesday, February 28, 2024 - 9:16am
Mythopoeic Society
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, May 15, 2024

The idea of “middle-ness” can suggest stability—the center of an object is less likely to break than its edges. It can also suggest the opposite: something in a state of change can be said to be in “the middle”—neither one thing nor another. Mythcon 53, located in the middle of the continental U.S., welcomes papers exploring the concept of “middle-ness” as it is worked out in fantasy, science fiction, and related genres. Paper topics can cover a wide range of possibilities, including but not limited to the following:

MLA 2025 - Brevity in Scholarship: The Short Book

updated: 
Wednesday, February 28, 2024 - 9:15am
Nicole Lobdell
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 22, 2024

MLA 2025, Special Session, "Brevity in Scholarship: The Short Book"

Papers discussing writing or editing of short books and their roles in scholarship. Series might include Object Lesson Series, Re: Verse Series, Oxford’s Very Short Introductions, Stanford Briefs, among others. Send 250-word abstract & bio to lobdelln@nsula.edu.Nicole Lobdell, Northwestern SU of Louisiana.

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