A significant body of research on literary and cultural cannibalism has shown that the notion of “cannibalism” results from a displacement of meaning that the Arawak word cariba or caniba underwent when Christopher Columbus first encountered them. According to the Arawak, they used either of these words to designate neighbors who ate the flesh of their enemies. The notion of cannibalism is still used today to designate the “man-eating savage”. Indeed, in literary studies, scholars such as Peter Hulme have shown that the notion of cannibal or cannibalism differs from the older synonym “anthropophagus” or “anthropophagy” insofar as it recalls above all “the image of a ferocious consumption of human flesh” by another human being.
CFP // Emerging and Dismantling: Feminist Killjoys Confront SSSL’s Past and PresentThe Society for the Study of Southern Literature Biennial Conference February 17-20, 2022 | Atlanta, GAhttp://southernlit.org/conference/ This lightning roundtable extends the conversation established in SSSL’s 2018 Closing Plenary wherein the organization’s community began an open-forum dialogue about its history and ongoing manifestations of sexism, racism, and elitism—among many other oppressive structures that have been integral to the organization and discipline.
Following the success of the second edition of the Global Conference on Women’s Studies, we are excited to announce the 3rd edition of this premier academic event. Attended by scholars, researchers, and scientists from around the world, WOMENSCONF is more than an academic event. It’s a community and a knowledge platform. The connections that you make at the event and the memories from learning and networking sessions will last you long after the event is over.
Special Issue: World and Nation: Tropes of Representation in Contemporary Scottish Writing, December 2021
Extended deadline: 1 September 2021
Guest Editor: Petronia Popa-Petrar (Babeș-Bolyai University, Cluj-Napoca, Romania), firstname.lastname@example.org
This edited collection aims to theorize and contextualize transnational manifestations of the “millennial novel,” a term that has been used often derogatively to describe contemporary fiction from a generation of writers living through unprecedented historical upheavals. The book will not debate the use of the term, but rather provide an initial theorization of its forms and primary concerns. Characterised, we might say, by rootlessness, anxiety, ennui, and a general detachment from the governing socioeconomic structures of neoliberal modern life, the millennial novel is a genre at once over-debated and under-examined.
Confirmed Keynote Speakers:
Stefanie Diekmann (Universität Hildesheim)
Steven Hoelscher (UT Austin)
Kerstin Schmidt (KU Eichstätt)
“Embodied Acts and American Photographs” (June 30 – July 2, 2022)
International Conference (Martin-Luther-University Halle-Wittenberg, Germany)
The Journal of Gender, Ethnic, and Cross-Cultural Studies is an interdisciplinary journal with the primary goal to facilitate the examination of the intersection among gender, cultural, and ethnic studies. Published biannually, this journal seeks to invigorate discussions of the global mobilization of people, ideas, and capital, and the ways in which this circulation has influenced conceptions of gender, ethnicity/race, migration, and culture. In the very same way, the journal examines the gendered nature of cultures and cultural encounters across borders. It is committed to facilitating intersectional, interdisciplinary dialogue which results from the crossing of disciplinary boundaries.
The 2022 Annual Telos-Paul Piccone Institute Conference
April 1-3, 2022
New York, NY
Update: Because of public health and travel concerns due to the COVID-19 pandemic, this conference has been rescheduled from its original date of September 18–19, 2021, to the new date of April 1–3, 2022.
Civilizational States and Liberal Empire—Bound to Collide?
Keynote Speaker: Christopher Coker, London School of Economics
The Journal of the Wooden O is a peer-reviewed academic publication focusing on Shakespeare studies. It is published annually by Southern Utah University Press in cooperation with the Gerald R. Sherratt Library and the Utah Shakespeare Festival.
The editors invite papers on any topic related to Shakespeare, including Shakespearean texts, Shakespeare in performance, the adaptation of Shakespeare works (film, fiction, and visual and performing arts), Elizabethan and Jacobean culture and history, and Shakespeare’s contemporaries.
An International Conference on “Children and Childhood: Imaginaries in Indian and Other Asian Literatures and Film”
Dates: 11-12 November 2021
About the Conference
A dark urban setting scattered with dots of light. Yellow gas flames shoot up against a glowing red horizon, creating an almost hellish feel. Flying cars pierce the atmosphere, revealing the orange smog haze that reappears in urban sequences throughout the movie. As the camera moves closer to futuristic, monumental buildings, cold white beams of light transition to interiors dominated by blue hues. Sequences in the Tyrell Corporation are marked by cool tones as opposed to Deckard’s warm-toned private spaces. How would we feel and think about a cult film like Blade Runner (1982) if cinematographic choices about color had been made differently?
This Collection: This collection focuses on and explores the concepts of illness and healing in association with Tolkien’s medieval connections and Middle-earth. Proposals/Articles should explore ideas on how a specific text, character, concept or aspect of the author’s work impacts the world of illness and healing, as characterized by medieval concepts and/or the medieval influence of Tolkien’s worlds/texts.
Consent affects people of all genders, sexual orientations, and nationalities. Responding to recent campaigns such as #MeToo and #TimesUp, as well as the work of the 1752 Group, this edited collection brings together and develops the intersectional and interdisciplinary conversations that emerged during a 2019 conference on Consent hosted at Durham University. We are looking to broaden the scope of our collection, and invite papers which focus on historical formulations of consent, literary and cultural representations of consent, and potential pathways and dialogues for the future.
From the Gothic beginnings of E.T.A. Hoffman’s Mademoiselle de Scudéri (1819-20), one could sense the heavy breathings of a darkness almost entirely manifested in Anger. When Olivier Brusson comes knocking at de Scudéri’s door, standing on the verge of being turned away by La Martinière, he responds in an axiomatic manner: “Remember, her anger will rest upon you for ever when she comes to know that it was you who cruelly drove away from her door the unfortunate wretch who came to beg for her help”. What Olivier communicates, albeit cryptically, is that the perpetuation of anger becomes a remote possibility in instinctive nescience, whereas Knowledge creates that anger which stands capable of generating fruitful results.
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/
Call for Papers for The University of Texas Permian Basin’s 4th Annual Halloween Conference Saturday, Oct. 30, 2021. The conference will be conducted both live and virtually from 10 a.m.-1 p.m.
The word “doppelganger” in German translates to “double walker.” It is a phenomenon that involves someone seeing an exact double of themselves, or an apparition of someone who has passed away. Twins can be omens of death, and often depict shadows, and/or doubles, in literature. Scholarly researched articles welcome addressing literature and humanities in the realms of:
Nordic Irish Studies Journal Call for Papers: Justice on the Island
(NIS thematic issue, 2021)
SSSL: The Society for the Study of Southern Literature
2022 Biennial Conference | February 17-20, 2022 | Atlanta & Online
CFP Deadline: September 1, 2021
Conference Hotel: Hyatt Centric Atlanta Midtown, 125 10th St NE, Atlanta, GA, 30309
Additional Meeting Space: Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, 1000 Peachtree St NE, Atlanta, GA 30309
Virtual Conference Platform: Whova Event Management Software, https://whova.com
Conference Theme: “Technologies of Region”
The Editorial Board of ES Review. Spanish Journal of English Studies is pleased to announce its Call for Submissions for Issue 43 (2022).
ES Review. Spanish Journal of English Studies, a refereed international journal published yearly by the Department of Filología Inglesa at the University of Valladolid, cordially invites submission of original manuscripts in the form of articles and book reviews dealing with all major areas of English Studies.
The Techno-Humanities Lab and The Film Lab are delighted to invite you to the Interdisciplinary Conference “Images Between Series and Stream – Rethinking Seriality and Streaming” which will take place on 18-19 November 2021. Conference will be held online.
Confirmed keynote speakers include:
ADAM NOCEK (Professor in the School of Arts, Media, and Engineering and the Design School, Arizona State University)
ALEX TAEK-GWANG LEE (Professor of British and American Cultural Studies, Kyung Hee University)
ADAM LIPSZYC (Professor of Philosophy in the Insitute of Philosophy and Sociology, Polish Academy of Science)
CFP: MEDIA REVIEWERS and SCHOLARLY ARTICLES – MIDDLE WEST REVIEW
Middle West Review (MWR) is a peer-reviewed, interdisciplinary journal that examines the American Midwest. The journal is published biannually by the University of Nebraska Press.
Call for Papers
Children’s/Young Adult Culture
Southwest Popular / American Culture Association (SWPACA)
43rd Annual Conference, February 23-26, 2022
Hyatt Regency Hotel & Conference Center
Albuquerque, New Mexico
Submissions open on August 1, 2021
Proposal submission deadline: October 31, 2021
Synopsis of the Book:The book is an edited volume of 70000-80000 words (approx.) consisting of critical essays (each of around 5000 words) on various aspects of modernism. Bringing together academicians and scholars from various parts of the world, it revisits the dominant philosophical, social and literary trends that shaped the seminal British texts of the early twentieth century. Engaging multiple genres and art forms, it offers an in-depth study of British literary modernism. The target readership of the book is primarily students pursuing UG/PG studies in English. Besides, it may cater to the scholars across the globe, who seek succinct, lucid, comprehensive but critical entries on modernist discourse.
It is a pleasure to invite all educators from around the world to share their stories of teaching during the pandemic through written memoir. We are seeking previously unpublished visceral narratives from all levels K-12 and higher education, and writings across all disciplines. The collection is organized by Katherine D. Kalagher, Ed.D., Liz Lane, Ed.D., and Cynthia J. Murphy, MA, ABD, veteran educators from the Northeast. Please share your truth, no holds barred, as part of an anthology of voices that will delve deeper into educators’ personal experiences, and reveal the challenging and transformative nature of teaching during the pandemic.
Topics of interest
Abstract Submission Deadline: 10/15/21
Chapter length submission: 1/15/22
Amherst College Press Deadline (book length manuscript): April 15, 2022
Please note the final word count for the submitted chapter length manuscript must be 6000-7000 and
Scholars should use the Chicago Manual Style citation formatting guidelines. Brief bios, CVs, abstracts and/or completed works should be submitted to queerviolencetraumaLAC@gmail.com.
Exploring the impact of queer violence + trauma in Latinx America and the Caribbean
I am seeking contributors for a new reference book, called African-American Activism and Political Engagement: An Encyclopedia of Empowerment. This authoritative but accessible 170,000-word resource will illuminate the history, evolution, and current state of African-American political and social activism, protest, and leadership in the United States from Frederick Douglass to Black Lives Matter, press in spring 2022.
Masculine Wars, Feminine Exterminations: Experiences, Traumas and Revolts (NeMLA 2022, Baltimore)
September 30, 2021
CFP - Panel: 53rd annual Convention of the Northeast Modern Language Association
(NeMLA 2022 )
Masculine Wars, Feminine Exterminations: Between Experiences, Traumas and Revolts
March 10-13, Baltimore, MD
CFP: Special Issue, Monstrum 5.2: Short-Form Horror: History, Pedagogy, and Practice
Drs. Alanna Thain (McGill University) and Sonia Lupher (University of Pittsburgh)
Forum is published twice a year by the Conference on College Composition and Communication. We invite you to submit essays related to the teaching, working conditions, professional life, activism, and perspectives of non-tenure-track faculty. Faculty and scholars from all academic positions are welcome to contribute. Of special interest are research, analyses, and strategies grounded in local contexts, given that labor conditions and the needs of contingent faculty vary greatly with geography, institutional settings, and personal circumstances. Essays should be approximately 3,000 words and address theoretical and/or disciplinary debates. They will go through the standard peer-review and revision process.
Special Issue of Victorian Poetry, Summer 2023
Guest Editors: Dominique Gracia (University of Oxford) and Fergus McGhee (University of Cambridge)
Deadline: 31 December 2021