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Inclusive Fantasy

updated: 
Sunday, October 23, 2022 - 4:37pm
Camille D. G. Mustachio, McFarland and Company
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 9, 2022

The vast worlds of fantasy fiction often mirror our own. Through this mirror, readers may reflect on their values when they see real-world problems staged in speculative spaces. As a result, fantasy has the power to open the boundaries of pedagogy for today’s students, especially when learning through a Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) lens. This ground-breaking, edited essay collection published by McFarland and Company will take two crucial paths: one that celebrates critical analyses educators and scholars can use to empower students and readers, and another that inspires fans and gamers to be more civically engaged with the texts they consume and communities they inhabit.

 

‘I wished to tell the truth’: Anne Brontë at 200, a Special Issue of Brontë Studies

updated: 
Sunday, October 23, 2022 - 4:35pm
Brontë Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, December 15, 2022

Brontë Studies is delighted to announce that it is hosting a Special Issue to celebrate the life and work of Anne Brontë. Led by articles emerging from the Brontë Society’s conference, ‘I wished to tell the truth’: Anne Brontë at 200 that was originally scheduled for 2020 but, due to the pandemic, was reorganised and held online in 2021, the Special Issue presents an ideal opportunity to challenge the long-held perception that the youngest Brontë sibling was the least talented and lacked the genius of her sisters. With Anne Brontë’s marginalisation in mind, potential topics for articles to be explored could include, but are not limited to, the following:

CFP: Journal of American Studies of Turkey (JAST), Spring 2023 General Issue

updated: 
Sunday, October 23, 2022 - 4:34pm
Journal of American Studies of Turkey
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, December 31, 2022

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. 

Zombie Studies Network Conference

updated: 
Sunday, October 23, 2022 - 4:33pm
Ulster University/Zombie Studies Network
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, December 5, 2022

THE ZOMBIE STUDIES NETWORK IS EXCITED TO ANNOUNCE OUR UPCOMING ZOMBIE CONFERENCE FOR HALLOWEEN, 2023. HOSTED BY ULSTER UNIVERSITY IN NORTHERN IRELAND,  THE CONFERENCE COINCIDES WITH THE DERRY HALLOWEEN FESTIVAL, EUROPE'S LARGEST HALLOWEEN FESTIVAL.

ACLA 2023: Memory in the Movies and TV Series (Chicago, March 16-19, 2023)

updated: 
Sunday, October 23, 2022 - 4:31pm
ACLA
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, October 31, 2022

Following the success of its previous ACLA seminar “Stories of Memory in the 21st Century” in 2022, this seminar invites paper proposals to discuss how memory is represented and imagined diversely in the movies and TV series from different cultural contexts. Living in an age saturated with memory and forgetting, we see the protagonists unsettled by their lost memory in films such as Memento (2000), The Bourne Identity (2002), The Girl On the Train (2015), etc.. These amnesic protagonists, haunted by déjà vu they can never make sense of, often experience trauma and violence. Their attempts to repeat or re-enact the past complicate one’s understanding of temporalities as well as their identity.

CFP REMINDER - Humanities Bulletin 5.2 November 2022

updated: 
Sunday, October 23, 2022 - 4:31pm
Humanities Bulletin/London Academic Publishing, UK
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, October 26, 2022

Humanities Bulletin Journal - Call for papers
Submission Deadline: October 25, 2022
Vol. 5, No. 2 - November, 2022

ISSN 2517-4266

Humanities Bulletin is a multidisciplinary peer-reviewed Journal which features original studies and reviews in the various branches of Humanities, including History, Literature, Philosophy, Arts.
This journal is not allied with any specific school of thinking or cultural tradition; instead, it encourages dialogue between ideas and people with different points of view. Our aim is to bring together different international scholars, in order to promote the dialogue between cultures, ideas and new academic researches.
The Journal is hosted by London Academic Publishing, London, UK.

Literature, Politics, and Society

updated: 
Sunday, October 23, 2022 - 4:29pm
Michael Blouin / PCA/ACA
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, December 20, 2022

Call for papers on any topic dealing with literature, politics, and society.

ACLA 2023 seminar: Imperial Mobilities: 20 and 21st-Century “Auto-fictions”

updated: 
Sunday, October 23, 2022 - 4:28pm
Columbia University
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, October 31, 2022

Theorists like Henri Lefebvre (1968), Guy Debord (1981), and John Urry (2004) have long drawn attention to the shifting social and cultural significance of the automobile. In the US, Paul Gilroy argues,“Cars emerged as a potent presence in the newly imperial nation’s potent fantasies of metropolitan order, commerce, and reform” (Gilroy 2010, 33).

VLT #93: Reconsidering Mass Media

updated: 
Sunday, October 23, 2022 - 4:27pm
The Velvet Light Trap
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, January 31, 2023

VLT #93: Reconsidering Mass Media

Dancing Shakespeare international conference

updated: 
Sunday, October 23, 2022 - 4:26pm
Université Clermont-Auvergne, Sorbonne Université
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, February 28, 2023

International Conference: “Dancing Shakespeare”, Université Clermont-Auvergne, November 9-10, 2023, Clermont-Ferrand, France

 

Call for Papers - Medieval Studies Student Colloquium 2023: Lacunae

updated: 
Sunday, October 23, 2022 - 4:26pm
Medieval Studies Student Colloquium (MSSC) at Cornell
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, December 15, 2022

The Medieval Studies Program at Cornell is pleased to announce the 33rd annual Medieval Studies Student Colloquium (MSSC), which takes the idea of “Lacunae” as its theme. The conference will be held virtually over Zoom on Saturday, March 11th, 2023.  

 

“‘Hear the dance, see the music’ – voices, sounds, noises and silences in American dance and music”

updated: 
Sunday, October 23, 2022 - 4:26pm
AFEA - French Association for American Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 16, 2023

AFEA 2023, “Voices, Sounds, Noises, Silences”

International Congress of the French Association for American Studies, Dijon, France, May 23-26, 2023.

 

 “‘Hear the dance, see the music’ – voices, sounds, noises and silences in American dance and music” (A. Chevrier-Bosseau, Sorbonne Université, and M. Duplay, Université Paris Cité)

 

Global Futures

updated: 
Sunday, October 23, 2022 - 4:25pm
New Global Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, December 1, 2022

The editors of New Global Studies invite proposals for essays on the subject of ‘global futures’. Essays may cover any historical period. The central questions that this forum poses are:

How have globalization and globality affected historical periodization?

How do global re-conceptualizations of the past and present rely on assumptions and beliefs about the future?

How has the now-widespread use of the term ‘anthropocene’ affected a global consciousness?

How do the phenomena of de-globalization and re-globalization relate to global futures?

How do ‘unforeseen’ future events (particularly crises such as pandemics) employ global narratives?

What is the place of futurism in global studies?

NYU 2023 Cinema Studies Conference: After After

updated: 
Sunday, October 23, 2022 - 4:25pm
NYU Tisch Cinema Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, December 15, 2022

How do we build after our foundations have been shaken? How do we create images after the afterimage? When four graduate students came together to plan a conference, we realized that we shared a methodological and utopian vision for our field. We have been trained to dismantle images, methods, and structures, but what we long for is to create, sketch, build, make, affirm and fabulate. We cherish the tactics of critique and deconstruction that came after the foundations, but we now find ourselves reaching for different tools, ones that can help us draw a new blueprint. With “AfterAfter,”wewish to create a venue for scholars who are also interested in generative, affirmative, and speculative methodologies for the study of cinema and media.

Get It While It’s Hot: Gas Station, Roadside, and Convenience Cuisine in the US South

updated: 
Sunday, October 23, 2022 - 4:24pm
Shelley Ingram
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 16, 2022

Convenience stores and gas stations that serve food exist nationwide, yet the full meal options available to patrons in the US South appears to be something of an anomaly. The menus at these southern roadside establishments look like they could be found at any restaurant, offering items from fried chicken and potato logs to collard greens and cornbread to sausage biscuits and roast beef po-boys. But unlike traditional or fast food restaurants, gas stations and other roadside food providers are sustained by the traveler. For the traveler, roadside or gas station food allows a brief respite and the comfort of hot food while away from home.

CFP Panel - Home-making Today: Interdisciplinary reflections on domestic space, home, and the ancestral homeland in Asia and the Diaspora Global Asias 6 Conference Penn State University, Penn State, PA March 31- April 12023

updated: 
Sunday, October 23, 2022 - 4:24pm
Global Asias 6 Conference Penn State University, Penn State, PA March 31- April 12023
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, November 2, 2022

CFP Panel  - Home-making Today: Interdisciplinary reflections on domestic space, home, and the ancestral homeland in Asia and the Diaspora

Global Asias 6 Conference 

Penn State University, Penn State, PA 

March 31- April 12023

 

Send a 250-word abstract and a 150-word bio by November 2, 2022

jean_amato@fitnyc.edu

 

The Saul Bellow Society - ALA Boston 2023

updated: 
Sunday, October 23, 2022 - 4:23pm
William Etter
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 6, 2023

The Saul Bellow Society will host one session at the ALA Annual Conference in Boston, on May 25-28, 2023.  Proposals are welcome for paper presentations of 15-20 minutes in length concerning any aspect of Saul Bellow's work or life, including comparisons with other authors.  

 

ASLE Conference Proposed Roundtable: Regionalism and Ecohorror

updated: 
Sunday, October 23, 2022 - 4:23pm
Carter Soles, SUNY Brockport & Stacey Anh Baran, UC Davis
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 2, 2022

Roundtable proposed at the 2023 ASLE + AESS Conference: “Reclaiming the Commons”

July 9-12, 2023 in Portland, Oregon

On the topic of regional literature, authors Sherrie A. Inness and Diana Royer write, “[W]e find our subjectivities profoundly influenced by our locatedness” (6) – that our personal relationships with land and place are inherently connected to the discourses of socio-cultural conflicts and tensions which emerge from these defined regional spaces. Through the lens of ecohorror, we aim to examine literary and visual representations of regional identity-making as they intersect with (and are informed by) the uncertainties and fears specific to their locality.

Postwar Area Literature Group CFP - American Literature Association 2023 Conference

updated: 
Sunday, October 23, 2022 - 4:22pm
Postwar Area Literature Group
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 15, 2023

The Postwar Area Literature Group invites submissions on the following postwar + contemporary topics for the 2023 American Literature Association Conference, which will be held in Boston, MA from May 25-28. Please send abstracts by January 15th, 2023 to Jacqueline Foertsch at Jacqueline.foertsch@unt.edu.

Postwar Gothics – Discussions of post-WWII poetry, drama, or prose that draws on the romance/horror tradition are welcome.  The uncanny in postwar literature; states of uncertainty or indeterminacy in postwar literature; violence, haunting, or nightmare in postwar literature.

Special Issue of Revenant - Dialogues with the Dead

updated: 
Sunday, October 23, 2022 - 4:22pm
Revenant Journal
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, January 31, 2023

                                                              CALL FOR PAPERS: Dialogues with the Dead

Guest Editors: Dr Anna Maria Barry and Dr Fiona Snailham

MELUS 2023

updated: 
Sunday, October 23, 2022 - 4:22pm
Multi-Ethnic Literature of the United States
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, November 30, 2022

Dear colleagues and friends,

 

On behalf of Butler University, which is sponsoring the MELUS 2023 conference in Indianapolis, April 20-23, 2023, we'd like to reach out and invite you to send a proposal for the upcoming conference and announce our extended deadline of November 30th. We encourage individual, panel, and/or roundtable proposals. Please share this CFP with any faculty, grad student, or postdoc colleagues that may have an interest.

 

The 2023 theme will be “Crossings and Crossroads,” and will also be a celebration of the 50th Anniversary of the founding of MELUS.

 

The Aesthetics of Rights and Wrongs

updated: 
Sunday, October 23, 2022 - 4:21pm
University of South-Eastern Norway, Drammen
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, November 30, 2022

Call for Papers  International Conference

The Aesthetics of Rights and Wrongs

University of South-Eastern Norway, Drammen  19-22 June 2023

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Confirmed Keynote Speakers

James Dawes

DeWitt Wallace Professor of English, Macalester College

Brenda Werth

Associate Professor and Director of Latin American and Spanish Studies, American University

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Early Modern Women on Politics and Ethics

updated: 
Sunday, October 23, 2022 - 4:20pm
The University of Gothenburg
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, February 1, 2023

October 5-7, 2023

The University of Gothenburg, Sweden

 

In Nicomachean Ethics and Politics, Aristotle conceived ethics and politics to be both interrelated and exclusively male endeavors. This notion continued to be influential in the early modern period (c. 1500 – 1800). Yet in recent decades, feminist scholarship has showed that throughout the early modern world numerous women nonetheless discussed, developed, and challenged politics and ethics in profound and often surprising ways. 

Machine Modernisms / Maschinen-Modernismen

updated: 
Sunday, October 23, 2022 - 4:20pm
Cara J. Koehler, M.A., Iris Pikouli, M.A. / University of Bamberg (Germany)
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, November 30, 2022

Summary

This two-day interdisciplinary conference calls for a renewed exploration of Modernist discourses to reflect on the plural iterations of the machine – as a myth, cult, and mechanical product – within the context of Modernism and modernity. 

“Pulp Fiction” conference

updated: 
Sunday, October 23, 2022 - 4:19pm
Bar Ilan University
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 16, 2023

Invitation for papers for the “Pulp Fiction” conference

To be held on 31 May‒1 June 2023, the conference treats the relationship between society and culture with a focus on popular/commercial literature—romantic novels, romantic detective fiction, young adult literature, children’s literature, science fiction, fantasy, spy novels, light erotica, historical novels, noir fiction, comics, digital poetry, fan fiction, chick lit, etc. For academic faculty and graduate/post-graduate students interested in literature, books, and popular literature in higher-learning institutions, libraries, educational systems, etc. We invite proposals for lectures or panel sessions.

Objectives

Feeling in the Long Nineteenth Century

updated: 
Friday, October 21, 2022 - 12:27pm
Romance, Revolution, and Reform
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, November 6, 2022

CfP: Feeling in the Long Nineteenth Century

Romance, Revolution, and Reform Conference

Cambridge, UK, 13-14th January 2023

My Boss is an AI: AI and the Transformation of Home-Based Work

updated: 
Friday, October 21, 2022 - 9:58am
Digital Cultures & Societies, University of Queensland
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, November 10, 2022

MY BOSS IS AN AI: AI AND THE TRANSFORMATION OF HOME-BASED WORK

Call for Contributions to a Special Section in the International Journal of Communication

Edited by Luke Munn, Digital Cultures and Societies, University of Queensland

 

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