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Fragile Ecologies and Discontinuous Modernities

updated: 
Tuesday, October 19, 2021 - 4:10pm
Christ's (Deemed to be) University, India and National Taiwan Normal University, Taiwan
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, October 29, 2021

In cosmogonical texts like the Navajo Myth, the search for an ecology of inter-species relations is threatened by the meeting of the horizons of the sky and the earth which unhinges the stable cosmos. In narratives of climate dystopias like Bruno Arpaia's Something Out There (2016) and ecological parables like Wu Ming-Yi's The Man with Compound Eyes (2011), the threats of expulsions from habitable places and the severing of human relationships are explored within apocalyptic frameworks of planetary harm.

Georgia Philological Association: May 19, 2022 Meeting and Call for Papers

updated: 
Tuesday, October 19, 2021 - 4:10pm
Georgia Philological Association (GPA)
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, March 17, 2022

The 17th annual meeting of the Georgia Philological Association (GPA) will be held at the Middle Georgia State University Conference Center in Macon, GA on Thursday, May 19, 2022. We invite proposals for session topics, panel discussions, and scholarly papers in English on any subjects relating to literature or language, as well as composition, philosophy, history, translation, the general humanities, interdisciplinary studies, and pedagogy. Reading times for individual paper presentations are limited to 15 minutes. Presenters may submit longer or more complex versions (8,000 words maximum) to be considered for publication in the Journal of the Georgia Philological Association. All presenters must be members of the GPA.

India Beyond Museumised Identities: The Radicalization of Politics, Memory and Gender

updated: 
Tuesday, October 19, 2021 - 4:09pm
Dr. Subhadeep Paul, Assistant Professor, Department of English, School of Literature, Language & Cultural Studies, Bankura University.
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 31, 2022

In terms of a national frame and a geo-political collective, India has been a witness to multiple psychotraumatological contextualities of volatile historical and political upheavals and ruptures.

CFP: American Studies Association of Turkey (ASAT) 41st International American Studies Conference

updated: 
Tuesday, October 19, 2021 - 4:09pm
American Studies Association of Turkey (ASAT)
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, April 30, 2022

American Studies Association of Turkey (ASAT)

41st International American Studies Conference

 

Hacettepe University, Department of American Culture and Literature

40th Anniversary Conference

 

 

Trans*America

 

Hosted by:

 

Hacettepe University

The Caribbean Science Fiction Network

updated: 
Tuesday, October 19, 2021 - 4:09pm
Caribbean sf net podcast
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, October 3, 2022

Want to learn more about Caribbean fantasy, folklore, speculative, and science fiction? Interested in established and emerging Caribbean voices about all things sf? Then tune in to The Caribbean Science Fiction Network. In this podcast I spotlight emerging and established Caribbean voices who use sf genres to explore future states of Caribbean identity.

Arrested Mobilities: Stillness, Power and Modernity

updated: 
Tuesday, October 19, 2021 - 4:09pm
UC Berkeley 30th Annual Interdisciplinary German Studies Graduate Student Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, November 29, 2021

As early as the 1920’s, Robert Musil remarked on the enormous effort it takes to stand still in a world that demands constant motion. Reflecting on the zooming street he sees through his window,the protagonist of Der Mann ohne Eigenschaften comments:

“Könnte man die Sprünge der Aufmerksamkeit messen, die Leistungen der Augenmuskeln, die Pendelbewegungen der Seele und alle die Anstrengungen, die ein Mensch vollbringen muss, um sich im Fluß einer Straße aufrecht zu halten, es käme vermutlich… eine Größe heraus, mit der verglichen die Kraft, die Atlas braucht, um die Welt zu stemmen.”

International Conference on Childhood Studies

updated: 
Tuesday, October 19, 2021 - 4:08pm
London Centre for Interdisciplinary Research
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 10, 2021

Childhood is a crucial stage in the formation of personality, value orientations, self-image and ideas about the world. However, the subject of childhood has become the target of research relatively recently. A wide range of problems and an interdisciplinary approach to this phenomenon have extended the boundaries of the academic and professional research interests. Nowadays, the study of children and childhood is an integral part of the humanities and social sciences. We invite psychologists, educators, sociologists, anthropologists, cultural and literary scholars, historians, art experts, lawyers, linguists and specialists in other fields to participate in the conference.

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

International Conference "Faces of War"

updated: 
Tuesday, October 19, 2021 - 4:08pm
London Centre for Interdisciplinary Research
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, December 15, 2021

War has been a constant aspect of human eras since ancient times. In fact, the idea of conflict as a means of achieving useful results has always been present in the history of evolution. Even if after the end of the Second World War, when a new peaceful approach towards dispute resolution has been promoted by the most powerful nations in the world, tensions have risen again in the last few decades, particularly in some territories of the world.

International Conference on Poetry Studies: “Poetry Between Creation and Interpretation“

updated: 
Tuesday, October 19, 2021 - 4:07pm
London Centre for Interdisciplinary Research
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, December 15, 2021

Poetry is a constant, being produced by all known civilisations from ancient to modern times. Throughout its extensive history, the individual art of high emotions sublimated into perfect language has approached a vast array of subject matters, including love, war, social issues, the beauty of nature, etc. A particular exercise of the mind and soul, and a unique way of apprehending reality, poetry is a self-sufficient universe that intensifies and enlarges life experience. Pointing to inner knowledge rather than real circumstance, it activates different layers of perception, sweeps away human thoughts, feeds emotions and soothes suffering.

Gender Studies Winter School

updated: 
Tuesday, October 19, 2021 - 4:07pm
London Centre for Interdisciplinary Research
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, December 5, 2021

Study in London this winter!

Spend an amazing week learning about gender across different disciplines – literature and culture, philosophy and sociology, media and communication, history and political science, religious studies and education.

Topics to be covered include: human rights and (in)equality, gender and migration, gender and violence, gender and creativity, gender and social norms, ecofeminism, anti-feminism and many more. Our team of international scholars will enhance your knowledge and facilitate dialogue and discussion.

Mythology in Contemporary Culture Panels at PCA national Conference April 13-16, 2022

updated: 
Tuesday, October 19, 2021 - 4:06pm
Popular Culture Association
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, November 15, 2021

2022 Popular Culture Association (PCA) National Conference

April 13-16, 2020 

                                                               Sheraton Seattle                                                                

MYTHOLOGY IN CONTEMPORARY CULTURE

Call for Papers

Cormac McCarthy Area

updated: 
Tuesday, October 19, 2021 - 4:04pm
Southwest Popular/American Culture Association
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, November 14, 2021

The 43rd meeting of the Southwest Popular/American Cultural Association will take place in person in Albuquerque, NM from February 23-26, 2022. After moving online last year, we are particularly excited to be together again in February. 

Spring Academy for Doctoral Students in Heidelberg, Germany in March 2022

updated: 
Tuesday, October 19, 2021 - 4:04pm
Heidelberg Center for American Studies, Heidelberg University
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, November 15, 2021

 

The Heidelberg Center for American Studies (HCA) invites applications for its annual Spring Academy on American Culture, Economics, Geography, History, Literature, Politics, and Religion to be held from March 21-25, 2022.

 

The HCA Spring Academy provides 20 international Ph.D. students with the opportunity to present and thoroughly discuss their Ph.D. projects. Additionally, it offers workshops held by visiting scholars.

Narrating Partition in South Asia: Recent Trends and Perspectives

updated: 
Tuesday, October 19, 2021 - 4:04pm
DEPARTMENT OF ENGLISH, Ramakrishna Mission Residential College (Autonomous), Narendrapur
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, November 3, 2021

DEPARTMENT OF ENGLISH

Ramakrishna Mission Residential College (Autonomous), Narendrapur

7th Inter-University Students’ and Researchers’ Conference 2021

On

Narrating Partition in South Asia: Recent Trends and Perspectives

 

CFP: Chapters on Post-Politics, Aesthetics, and (New) Media for edited collection (DEADLINE: NOV 1)

updated: 
Tuesday, October 19, 2021 - 3:53pm
Juan Meneses / UNC Charlotte
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, November 1, 2021

CFP: Chapters on Post-Politics, Aesthetics, and (New) Media for edited collection

 

 

This Call for Papers seeks abstracts for essays that reflect on the analytical triangulations that might exist between post-political theory, the study of aesthetics, and (new) media studies.

 

Economies of the Literary Nation: Literary Capitalism and Nationalism in the Long 19th Century

updated: 
Tuesday, October 19, 2021 - 3:52pm
"Babes-Bolyai" University / Hungarian Academy of Sciences
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, October 18, 2021

Economies of the Literary Nation: Literary Capitalism and Nationalism in the Long 19th Century

 

A conference in Budapest, 13–14 June 2022,

with keynote speaker

Prof. Galin Tihanov (George Steiner Professor of Comparative Literature at Queen Mary University of London)

ACLA Seminar: Stories of Memory in the 21st Century (June 2022)

updated: 
Tuesday, October 19, 2021 - 3:52pm
The American Comparative Literature Association
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, October 31, 2021

CFP: ACLA 2022

Stories of Memory in the 21st Century

 

Location: 

National Taipei Normal University

Taipei, Taiwan

 

*Contingency plan: 

It may be held online due to the ongoing 

pandemic, and the board will make a final decision in January 2022.  

 

Time: June 15-18, 2022

Abstract Submission Deadline: 

October 31st, 2021

 

Contact: Mavis Tseng

Associate Professor, 

Taipei Medical University 

mavistseng@tmu.edu.tw

 

On Southeast Asia, East Asia, and India’s North East

updated: 
Tuesday, October 19, 2021 - 1:23am
Rising Asia Journal
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, October 1, 2022

The multidisciplinary journal Rising Asia Journal invites articles from scholars working in the fields of the Humanities and Social Sciences. Our areas of interest are Southeast Asia, East Asia (including China, Japan, the Koreas and Taiwan), India’s North East region, and the Indo-Pacific (Asia Pacific) region.

Film Studies in Northeast, Southeast Asia and East Asia

updated: 
Tuesday, October 19, 2021 - 1:21am
Rising Asia Journal
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 30, 2022

The Rising Asia Journal invites academic articles  on  Film Studies focusing on the North East of India, South East Asia , China, the Koreas, Taiwan, and Japan within the following fields :
History, Literature, Postcolonial Studies, Literary Theory, Film Theory , Culture , Cultural Studies, and International Relations and War & Society.
The papers must provide a new perspective and a fresh interpretation.They must  be original, supported with scholarly research, and the must not have been published or under consideration for publication in any media in print or online .

Rage, Resilience, and Response (April 6-9, 2022) - Updated Deadline 10/31

updated: 
Monday, October 18, 2021 - 7:09pm
College Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, October 31, 2021

81st Annual College Language Association Convention

“Rage, Resilience, & Response”

April 6-9, 2022

Emory University

Westin Atlanta Perimeter North

7 Concourse Parkway NE

Atlanta, GA 30305

 

Call for Proposals

DREAMS, PHANTASMS AND MEMORIES - 5th International Interdisciplinary Conference (online)

updated: 
Monday, October 18, 2021 - 8:05am
InMind Support
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, November 5, 2021

 

 

25-26 November 2021Conference online (via Zoom platform)Scientific Committee:
Professor Wojciech Owczarski – University of Gdańsk, Poland
Professor Marco Zanasi - University of Rome "Tor Vergata"
Professor Katja Valli - University of Turku (Finland) 
Professor Paulo Endo - University of São Paulo, Brazil
   

 CFP: 

Books Beyond Boundaries Conference: Nationhood, Identity, and Speculative Fiction

updated: 
Monday, October 18, 2021 - 5:47am
Ulster University
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, November 12, 2021

15th-16th January 2022, Ulster University, Online

'Culture is the context within which we need to situate the self, for it is only by virtue of the interpretations, orientations and values provided by culture that we can formulate our identities, say ‘who we are’, and ‘where we are coming from’ (Benhabib, 2000:18)

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