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Nineteenth-/Twentieth-/Twenty-First-Century Medievalisms. International Congress on Medieval Studies, 2022

updated: 
Monday, August 9, 2021 - 1:42pm
Daniel Najork, San Diego State; Robert Sirabian, University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, September 15, 2021

International Congress on Medieval Studies, 2022

 

Special Session: Nineteenth-/Twentieth-/Twenty-First-Century Medievalisms

 

Organizer: Robert Sirabian, UW-Stevens Point

Presider: Daniel C. Najork, San Diego State University

"There Will Be Poems": Depictions of Masculinity and Care in Modern Media

updated: 
Monday, August 9, 2021 - 1:42pm
NeMLA
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, September 30, 2021

The title for this session is taken from the AMC series The Terror, in which an older man is heartbroken as he stands by the bed of his dying captain. “It was an honor serving you, sir. You are a good man. There will be poems,” he assures him (The Terror Episode 9). His grief and his care are portrayed sincerely and not as an indication of a lack of masculinity or courage. His desire to create poems for a beloved dying man is not pathologized and instead represents a strength of character. This year, NEMLA asks us to consider the theme of care, and our vulnerabilities and interdependence on each other.

Literature (General)

updated: 
Monday, August 9, 2021 - 1:42pm
Southwest Popular / American Culture Association (SWPACA)
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, October 31, 2021

Call for Papers

Literature (General)

Southwest Popular / American Culture Association (SWPACA)

 

43rdt Annual Conference, February 23-26, 2022

Hyatt Regency Hotel & Conference Center

Albuquerque, New Mexico

http://www.southwestpca.org

Submissions open on August 1, 2021

Proposal submission deadline: October 31, 2021

 

Literature and the Culture of Wellness

updated: 
Monday, August 9, 2021 - 1:42pm
C19, “Reconstructions,” March 31-April 2, 2022, Coral Gables, Florida
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, August 30, 2021

CFP: Literature and the Culture of Wellness

C19, “Reconstructions,” March 31-April 2, 2022, Coral Gables, Florida

Organizers: 
Shari Goldberg, Franklin & Marshall College
Arielle Zibrak, University of Wyoming

Contemporary Critical Theory and Decolonial Visual Praxis: Exploring resistance narratives and colonial hegemonies in the pandemic

updated: 
Monday, August 9, 2021 - 1:42pm
Imaginations: Journal of Cross-Cultural Image Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, September 30, 2021

 Call for Submissions

 

Imaginations, Special Issue

Contemporary Critical Theory and Decolonial Visual Praxis: Exploring resistance narratives and colonial hegemonies in the pandemic

 

“Critical does not mean destructive, but only willing to examine what we presuppose in our way of thinking, and that gets in our way of making a more liveable world.”

Judith Butler

 

Guest edited by The Humanities Editors Collective, York University

 

SUBMISSION DEADLINE: SEPTEMBER 30, 2021

 

Eating Feeling: Food, Affect, and “Other” Communities in Medieval Literature (ICMS 2022 Kalamazoo; online)

updated: 
Monday, August 9, 2021 - 1:42pm
Yea Jung Park & Soojung Choe
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, September 15, 2021

Medieval archives abound with accounts of food-related practices and encounters, with acute attention paid to the food habits of “others” (neighbors, foreigners, pagans) and the impact of communal eating in various social spaces. This session explores the rich intersections of food, affect, and communal identity in the medieval period. We especially welcome contributions that engage with affective responses to the food cultures of “others,” paralleled in the COVID-19 era by the Western world’s alarm at “exotic” foodstuffs, or contributions that focus on sociocultural practices (such as eating together or sharing dishes) long taken for granted but recently destabilized due to the effects of the pandemic.

Book History in Australia and New Zealand

updated: 
Monday, August 9, 2021 - 1:41pm
Antipodes: A Global Journal of Australian and New Zealand Literature
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, October 1, 2021

Antipodes: A Global Journal of Australian and New Zealand Literature announces a call for papers (CFP) for a special topic.

Submission deadline: October 1, 2021

Antipodes 35.2: Book History in Australia and New Zealand

This special issue seeks to draw together a diverse range of essays about book history and publishing studies in Australia and New Zealand, with an emphasis on social history. By bringing these essays together in a special issue of a journal devoted to Australasian literature and culture, we hope to put them in conversation with one another, thus capturing a unique moment in Australasian cultural history.

International Bilingual Webinar on Tribal Lifestyle: Literature-Culture-Anthropology-Linguistics (IBWTL-2, 2021)

updated: 
Monday, August 9, 2021 - 1:41pm
International Bilingual Journal of Culture, Anthropology and Linguistics (IBJCAL), eISSN: 2582-4716
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, August 25, 2021

You are invited to submit your research papers for scholarly presentation under following Sub-themes [Theme areas].

Sub-themes

1. Application of Bangla language || প্রয়োগের বাংলা ভাষা[Linguistics]

2. Scholarly Literary Criticism || তাত্ত্বিক প্রেক্ষিতে গবেষণামূলক সাহিত্য সমালোচনা[Literature]

3. Application of Stylistics || প্রয়োগের শৈলীবিজ্ঞান[Literature and Linguistics]

4. Cultural Transmission || সাংস্কৃতিক আদানপ্রদান (গ্রহণ প্রতিগ্রহণ) [Culture]

5. Clan, Clan sign and Tattoo || গোত্র, গোত্র-স্মারক ও ট্যাটু[Cultural Anthropology]

NeMLA 2022 -- Roundtable -- New Directions in Feminist Pedagogy

updated: 
Monday, August 9, 2021 - 1:41pm
Laura Hartmann-Villalta (Georgetown U) // Lauren Kuryloski (SUNY University at Buffalo)
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, September 20, 2021

This roundtable asks participants to engage with and present the new directions in feminist pedagogy that inevitably emerged in the past two years (2020-2022) during the coronavirus pandemic, but also beyond it. In the words of Kevin M. Gannon in the book Radical Hope: A Teaching Manifesto, “Teaching is a radical act of hope. It is an assertion of faith in a better future in an increasingly uncertain and fraught present. It is a commitment to that future even if we can’t clearly discern its shape. It is a continuing pedagogical practice rather than a set of static characteristics” (5). Grounded in feminism, this roundtable asks participants to present their innovations in pedagogy across a spectrum of challenges.

Divinizations, A Zine on Meillassoux & Speculative Materialism

updated: 
Monday, August 9, 2021 - 1:41pm
Divinizations
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, August 31, 2021

This zine will begin fall 2021. Its impetus is Quentin Meillassoux's writing and its goal is to offer an informal space to publish a wide range of responses to it.

Please see the website for information: https://divinizations.weebly.com/

Contact Luke Martin at contingentdivinizations@gmail.com with questions and/or ideas for submisison.

NeMLA Panel: Resonating Voices from the French Early Modern Period

updated: 
Monday, August 9, 2021 - 1:41pm
Lauriane Guihard / University of Pennsylvania
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, September 30, 2021

When reading a text, the reader is often confronted with the issue of voice. Who is speaking? Is it an affirmed voice or, on the contrary, a discreet voice? Is it a single or a collective voice? Voice is polymorphous and can take several aspects in the text: speech, shout, whispering, song. The reader must constantly keep in mind these interactions between voice, writing, and silence. In the Early Modern Period, voice can took many forms; In Montaigne’s Essais, we find occurrences of the term “voice” to designate both “word” and “speaking.” In La Rhétorique Française, Fouquelin refers to voice to talk about pronunciation.

Open Cultural Studies / De Gruyter Call for Proposals for Topical Issues

updated: 
Monday, August 9, 2021 - 1:40pm
DeGruyter
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, October 31, 2021

CALL FOR PROPOSALS FOR TOPICAL ISSUESOPEN CULTURAL STUDIES vol. 2022  Open Cultural Studies (degruyter.com/culture) invites groups of researchers, conference organizers and individual scholars to submit their proposals of edited volumes to be considered for publication as topical issues of the journal.  To submit your proposal please contact Dr Katarzyna Tempczyk at katarzyna.tempczyk@degruyter.com  Proposals will be collected by October 31, 2021.   ABOUT THE JOURNAL  Open Cultural Studies is a peer-reviewed, scholarly journal that explores the fields of Humanities, Social Sciences and Arts.

Reconstructing Class Analysis (Potential Panel for C19 2022)

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Monday, August 9, 2021 - 1:40pm
This is a proposed panel for the C19 Seventh Biennial Conference: “Reconstructions” that will be held at the Hyatt Regency in Coral Gables, Florida from March 31-April 2, 2022.
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 3, 2021

CFP – Panel Submission – C19 2022 (Coral Cables Florida, March 31-April 2)

 Reconstructing Class Analysis

American Communes

updated: 
Monday, August 9, 2021 - 1:40pm
C19: The Society for Nineteenth-Century Americanists
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 3, 2021

On July 4, 1826, Robert Owen delivered an oration that would go on to be known as the “Declaration of Mental Independence” in which he situated an ideology animating his experimental society in New Harmony, Indiana within an existing tradition of American liberty. Communal societies seek to reconstruct society in miniature, though in the 19th century several of these experiments ultimately aspired to reshape society on a grand scale.

We seek essays that explore 19th century American communitarian experiments as revisions, renewals, and reconstructions of existing institutions, cultures, and mores. Essays may explore:

  • tensions between the public and private in intentional communities

LGBTQIA+ Fantastika Graphics: A Digital Symposium [UPDATE]

updated: 
Monday, August 9, 2021 - 1:40pm
Fantastika Journal
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, September 8, 2021

Digital Symposium: 20 November 2021

 

“Fantastika” – a term appropriated from a range of Slavonic languages by John Clute – embraces the genres of Fantasy, Science Fiction, and Horror, but can also include Alternate History, Gothic, Steampunk, Young Adult Dystopic Fiction, or any other radically imaginative narrative space. Our goal is to bring together academics, independent researchers, creators, and audiences who share an interest in this diverse range of fields with the aim of opening up new dialogues, productive controversies, and critical collaborations.

Apocalypse, Dystopia, and Disaster

updated: 
Monday, August 9, 2021 - 1:40pm
Shane Trayers/ SWPACA
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, October 31, 2021

Call for Papers

The Apocalypse, Dystopia, and Disaster

Southwest Popular / American Culture Association (SWPACA)

43rdt Annual Conference, February 23-26, 2022

Hyatt Regency Hotel & Conference Center

Albuquerque, New Mexico

http://www.southwestpca.org

Submissions open on August 1, 2021

Proposal submission deadline: October 31, 2021

Searching for Truth in Documentary Storytelling Online Workshop

updated: 
Monday, August 9, 2021 - 1:39pm
London Centre for Interdisciplinary Research
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, October 31, 2021

The documentary film is a non-fictional motion picture that shapes and interprets factual material; the intent is to capture "reality" with a view to inform, educate, entertain, or maintain a historical record. Documentaries have contributed to the development of realism in movies; the style has been influential from the earliest days of filmmaking. Critic and theoretician Bill Nichols has characterised it as "a practice, a cinematic tradition, and a mode of audience reception that remains without clear boundaries".

"Fashion, Body and Culture" International Conference

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Monday, August 9, 2021 - 1:39pm
London Centre for Interdisciplinary Research
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, November 1, 2021

Applying diverse methods from across subject disciplines the conference will explore fashion and style in wide-ranging contexts. It will examine connections between fashion, body and culture and will focus on dress, cosmetics, coiffure and body alterations (piercing, tattooing, circumcision, aesthetic surgery, etc). 

How does our dress or hair style create our identity and status? How is it concerned with sexual and body politics? Is the desire to be "in fashion" universal or unique to Western culture? These and other questions we set out to discuss at the conference.

Papers are invited on topics related, but not limited, to:

“Media and Creativity” International Conference

updated: 
Monday, August 9, 2021 - 1:39pm
London Centre for Interdisciplinary Research
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, September 30, 2021

Nowadays we live and breathe media, minute-by-minute, hour-by-hour. News, television, social media, celebrity culture, music, and more. As the media and communication sector becomes ever more diverse and dynamic, and we are going to consume it, we also need to understand it.

Today, the new bio-technical forms of life produced by mainstream digital media and by a whole range of artistic and non-artistic practices confront us with unprecedented theoretical questions, which can be dealt with by combining profound and perplexing perspectives. We need appropriate theoretical frameworks in order to understand the phenomena.

'Elogios às Sombras' - Série II, Ano 1, N.º 1 - Inverno 2021/22

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Monday, August 9, 2021 - 1:39pm
estrema: revista interdisciplinar de humanidades
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, October 31, 2021

estremarevista interdisciplinar de humanidades, uma publicação em linha do Centro de Estudos Comparatistas (CEC) da Faculdade de Letras da Universidade de Lisboa (FLUL), está com uma chamada aberta para artigos e recensões para a 1.ª edição da sua Série II ― Inverno 2021/22. A estrema é uma revista digital e de livre acesso que visa proporcionar uma plataforma de publicação, divulgação e debate académico a todos os alunos do ensino superior nacional e estrangeiro, bem como de outros autores interessados, cujos trabalhos serão avaliados num processo de double-blind peer review.

'In Praise of Shadows', Series II, N.º 1 - Winter 2021/22

updated: 
Monday, August 9, 2021 - 1:39pm
estrema: interdisciplinary journal for the humanities
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, October 31, 2021

Estremainterdisciplinary journal of humanities is an online journal of the Centre for Comparative Studies (CEC) at the School of Arts and Humanities of the University of Lisbon. It is currently holding a Call for the 1st edition of its 2nd Series, to be released during the Winter of 2021/22. Estrema is an open access journal which provides a platform for the publication and sharing of academic papers to all graduate and post-graduate students from both Portuguese and international universities, as well as to any author outside academia interested in publishing.

Fear and Loathing at 50: Five Decades of Hunter S. Thompson and Gonzo Journalism

updated: 
Monday, August 9, 2021 - 1:38pm
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, September 30, 2021

2022 marks a significant anniversary for the celebrated — and divisive — work of Hunter S. Thompson.  His seminal Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas celebrates fifty years since its publication in book form, as do the dispatches from the George McGovern campaign that would later become Fear and Loathing on the Campaign Trail ’72.  This panel aims to reexamine Thompson’s body of work and the refractions of his presence as a cultural signifier in popular conception, as well as to consider the viability of the Gonzo form and style as something that could survive — and evolve beyond — its virtually metonymic association with Thompson.

 

SCMS 2022 CFP--Pandemic "TV"

updated: 
Monday, August 9, 2021 - 1:38pm
Penelope Ingram
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, August 13, 2021

CFP: Pandemic “TV”

 

 

The Past as Nightmare: An interdisciplinary conference

updated: 
Monday, August 9, 2021 - 1:37pm
University of Reading (UK)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 28, 2022

Call for Papers

The Past as Nightmare

An interdisciplinary conference at the University of Reading (UK)

6-7 September 2022

Confirmed keynote speakers:

Ailise Bulfin (University College Dublin)

Laurence Talairach (Toulouse Jean Jaurès University).

Call for Book Reviews on Free Speech and Censorship

updated: 
Sunday, August 8, 2021 - 12:27pm
Modern Language Studies: The Journal of the Northeast Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, November 30, 2021

Modern Language Studies, the journal of the Northeast Modern Language Association, is seeking reviews for the winter 2021-2022 issue. In recent years, the temperature has risen around free speech debates, and books on censorship and free speech come out with such frequency that it is hard to keep abreast of the new scholarship. I am interested in receiving reviews and review essays on academic books published in the last several years that are in some way related to free speech. The books to be reviewed can center on any historical, geographical, or disciplinary context, and the reviews and review essays can be written from (almost) any theoretical perspective.

Horses in Film: 4 Volumes by Decade

updated: 
Saturday, August 7, 2021 - 11:59pm
University of Southern Mississippi
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, November 26, 2021

These edited collections are part of the upcoming series Equine Creations: Imagining Horses in Literature and Film. Now that the mythological equines volumes are nearly full and ready for being finalized, this CFP addresses the next volumes in the process.

The scope of the present call is broad. All topics regarding the themes and impact of horses in film will be considered. 

1) Horses in Film Through the 1950s

2) Horses in Film in the 1960s and 1970s

3) Horses in Film in the 1980s and 1990s

4) Horses in Film since 2000

 

Deadline for proposals: November 26, 2021

CFP: PAMLA 2021 Special Session-Cyberpunk and the City (extended deadline!)

updated: 
Friday, August 6, 2021 - 12:17pm
Melanie A. Marotta, Morgan State University
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, August 13, 2021

Call for Papers: Special Session-Cyberpunk and the City (in-person panel)

Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA) Conference

Thurday November 11 to Sunday November 14, 2021, at the Sahara Las Vegas Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada

Conference Theme: "City of God, City of Destruction" (https://pamla.ballastacademic.com/Home/CFP)

Italian American Culture(s) (43rd Annual SWPACA)

updated: 
Tuesday, August 3, 2021 - 11:40am
Dr. Carmela Lanza/Southwest Popular/American Culture Association
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, October 31, 2021

Proposals for papers and panels are now being accepted for the 43rd annual SWPACA conference. One of the nation’s largest interdisciplinary academic conferences, SWPACA offers nearly 70 subject areas, each typically featuring multiple panels.  For a full list of subject areas, area descriptions, and Area Chairs, please visit http://southwestpca.org/conference/call-for-papers/

 

Benvenuti! The Italian American Culture(s) area of the conference will consider proposals from the following suggested topics (the list of topics is suggested but not limited to):

Many Doors to Fantastica: The Neverending Story & the Education of the Imagination

updated: 
Tuesday, August 3, 2021 - 11:40am
Sean C. Hadley, Jeremy Scarbrough, Josh Herring / McFarland Press
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, October 3, 2021

Many Doors to Fantastica: The Neverending Story & the Education of the Imagination

 

Call for Papers: Edited Collection on The Neverending Story

Edited by Sean C. Hadley, Jeremy Scarbrough, Josh Herring

 

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