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Fiction 2000 and Beyond

updated: 
Tuesday, July 11, 2023 - 4:02pm
Foundation: The International Review of Science Fiction
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 8, 2024

To mark the fortieth anniversary of William Gibson’s Neuromancer, in 2024 Foundation will be publishing a special summer issue devoted to the legacy of cyberpunk in the twenty-first century. Cyberpunk culture is conspicuously everywhere – from books and films to videogames, pop videos, TV shows, fashion, advertising, and the visual arts. If cyberpunk was once ‘cutting-edge’, what future does it have when AIs and virtual/augmented realities are increasingly part of everyday life? When global corporations such as Facebook are encouraging its customers to inhabit ‘the Metaverse’, what function does cyberpunk have?

51st Louisville Conference on Literature and Culture

updated: 
Tuesday, July 11, 2023 - 4:00pm
Louisville Conference on Literature and Culture
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, September 18, 2023

February 19-20 (Virtual) – 22-24 (In-Person), 2024

Keynotes—TBA

Societies in Residence at the LCLC include African American Literature and Culture Society, E. E. Cummings Society, Durrell Society, T. S. Eliot Society, International James Joyce Society, Iris Murdoch Society, Flannery O’Connor Society, Charles Olson Society, Harold Pinter Society & International Virginia Woolf Society.

 

INFORMATION FOR PRESENTERS (Individuals and Groups)

GENERAL OVERVIEW

For all of the following categories listed below, please follow these directions:

Williams/Levertov, Levertov/Williams 1923–2023: Confluences

updated: 
Tuesday, July 11, 2023 - 4:00pm
Esther Sánchez-Pardo / Universidad Complutense de Madrid
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, July 21, 2023

This conference celebrates the relationship between two influential American poets, William Carlos Williams (1883-1963) and Denise Levertov (1923-1997). It aims to explore the shared views, poetics, and engagement with history and social reality in the works of Williams and Levertov, as well as their differences and divergences.

Playing Nice: Sincerity and Irony in Television

updated: 
Tuesday, July 11, 2023 - 4:00pm
Owen Cantrell and Sage Westfall
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, November 1, 2023

Television has long been a space for comfort. Often, we watch television in the most intimate surroundings with our closest family members. Additionally, viewers are often encouraged to develop relationships with characters or situations over multiple serialized seasons. With the advent of Peak (or Prestige) TV over the past twenty years, our relationships to characters and situations have grown more complicated as both dramas and comedies have placed viewers in uncomfortable situations with unlikeable characters. However, recent works on television have played with the relationship between irony and sincerity in determining how “nice” we want our television.

Ableism and Neurodivergence in Creative Writing

updated: 
Tuesday, July 11, 2023 - 4:00pm
Dr. Christie Collins and Dr. Saul Lemerond
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, August 7, 2023

Ableism and Neurodivergence in Creative Writing
Call for Contributions

Editors:
Dr. Christie Collins, Mississippi State University
Dr. Saul Lemerond, Hanover College

Overtones Ege Journal of English Studies

updated: 
Tuesday, July 11, 2023 - 4:00pm
Ege University
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 15, 2023

OVERTONES EGE JOURNAL OF ENGLISH STUDIES
CALL FOR PAPERS
Annual deadline: September 15

NeMLA 2024: Excess Feeling in the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries

updated: 
Tuesday, July 11, 2023 - 3:59pm
Northeast Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, September 30, 2023

“Feeling,” in its multiple forms of meaning, is central to the literature and culture of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. The eighteenth century saw the rise of the the cult of sensibility, aesthetic explorations of the sublime, and medical explorations of the nerves; while the nineteenth saw the literary cultivation of sympathy and psychological theories of emotion. Whether emotional, affective, or physical, the push to define and understand “feeling” was frequently attended by anxiety about feeling’s propensity to spill over and overwhelm.

NeMLA 2024: Pedagogical Surplus in the Socially Just Classroom

updated: 
Tuesday, July 11, 2023 - 3:59pm
Northeast Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, September 30, 2023

The work of creating a socially just classroom is often one of balancing a pedagogical surplus of initiatives, directions, and possibilities. Expanding the literary canon, pushing back against white supremacist norms of classroom discourse and production, and creating accessible assignments, materials, and activities all involve research, restructuring, and integration that can be labor-intensive and potentially overwhelming. Additionally, instructors often have to balance between the goals of their own classroom and institutional imperatives, ensuring students gain the preparation and cultural capital that will enable them to succeed in classrooms with traditional academic expectations.

“The Part about Being Able to Say What You Want to Say, That Was Smart”: Relationship and Connection in The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel (SAMLA, Atlanta, Nov 9-11, 2023)

updated: 
Tuesday, July 11, 2023 - 3:58pm
Angela Ridinger-Dotterman / Queensborough Community College--CUNY
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, July 28, 2023

This is a call for papers for a panel focusing on The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, to be held at the South Atlantic Modern Language Association Annual Conference in Atlanta, November 9-11, 2023.

The Soul of Cinema: Essays on Arts & Faith’s Top 100 Spiritually Significant Films -- Last minute substitution needed!

updated: 
Monday, July 10, 2023 - 3:36pm
Arts & Faith
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, July 24, 2023

The Soul of Cinema: Essays on Arts & Faith’s Top 100 Spiritually Significant Films

Since 2004, readers and writers at the Art & Faith website have created six lists of “spiritually significant” films, culminating in its 2020 iteration of the group’s Top 100 films. (To see this list visit http://artsandfaith.com) To celebrate the most recent list, the editors will be publishing an anthology of essays through Cambridge Scholars P. 

Visions of Excess: Class Politics, Fear, and the Representation of Surplus in Horror Cinema (Seminar)

updated: 
Monday, July 10, 2023 - 3:30pm
Northeast Modern Languages Association (NeMLA)
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, September 30, 2023

55th NeMLA Annual Convention, March 7-10, 2024 in Boston, Massachusetts

Systems of excess: unsettling visions of the unwanted and grotesque, pushing the limits of our collective imaginary. This is the very texture of horror. For the last few years, the NeMLA convention has allowed our growing community of scholars to lay the foundation for a new trajectory of horror criticism —one that focuses on the class politics at play in horror cinema, as well as on potential materialist analyses of the genre and its spectatorship. The 2024 “Surplus” theme aligns with the theoretical landscape we have been exploring, adding a new level of specificity to the academic discourse we wish to collectively build.

CFP: Politics, Civic Life, and Pop Culture – Northeast Popular and American Culture Association Fall Conference 2023

updated: 
Monday, July 10, 2023 - 3:30pm
Northeast Popular and American Culture Association (NEPCA)
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, August 1, 2023

The Northeast Popular/American Culture Association’s Politics, Civic Life, and Pop Culture area welcomes paper submissions from graduate students, educators, and independent researchers of popular culture. NEPCA’s 2023 fall virtual conference will be held October 12 – October 14, 2023 via Zoom. The deadline for proposals is August 1, 2023.

We encourage panel proposals as well as individual submissions.

Papers are generally 15–20 minutes in length. We also encourage works in progress, and informal presentations. 

This area considers the intersection of politics, civic life, and popular culture. Suggested topics include, but are not limited to:

Media Convergence in Postcolonial Locations

updated: 
Monday, July 10, 2023 - 3:20pm
Dominican University, Ibadan, Nigeria
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, July 15, 2023

A one-day Colloquium (Hybrid)

11 August 2023

Dominican University, Ibadan, Nigeria

Democracy Today?

updated: 
Monday, July 10, 2023 - 12:07pm
The Telos-Paul Piccone Institute
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, October 15, 2023

Democracy Today?

 

The 2024 Telos-Paul Piccone Institute Annual Conference

March 22–23, 2024

The John D. Calandra Italian American Institute, Queens College/CUNY

New York, NY

Co-sponsored by the John D. Calandra Italian American Institute, Queens College/CUNY

Deadline for submissions: October 15, 2023

 

Conference Description

Mediated Ruins in Contemporary Landscapes of the Americas

updated: 
Monday, July 10, 2023 - 12:07pm
Cornell University NEMLA
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, September 30, 2023

Mediated Ruins in Contemporary Landscapes of the Americas

chairs: Paulo Lorca Fuentealba (Cornell University) and Ashley Edlund-Chescheir (Cornell University)

Join us in Boston for NEMLA, March 7th-10th, 2024

Description:

DEADLINE EXTENDED: Special Volume on Artificial Intelligence, Writing, and Critical Thinking

updated: 
Monday, July 10, 2023 - 11:19am
Double Helix: A Journal of Critical Thinking and Writing
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, August 15, 2023

The growing potential of artificial intelligence to generate content undetectable to plagiarism checkers has created a sense of urgency across higher education.  What are the pedagogical and curricular implications of artificial intelligence for writing and critical thinking?  What are the pedagogical and curricular responses to this rapidly advancing technology that is both widely available and affordable? 

Double Helix: A Journal of Critical Thinking and Writing invites submissions for a special volume on Artificial Intelligence, Writing, and Critical Thinking.

Deadline for submissions: August 15, 2023.

NeMLA 2024 - Half Knowledge: Identity, Philosophical Difficulty and the Remains of Value

updated: 
Thursday, July 6, 2023 - 5:30pm
Leo Kadokura, University of Oxford, NeMLA
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, September 30, 2023

Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)

  • Conference: 55th NeMLA Convention 
  • Conference Theme: Surplus
  • Location: Boston, Massachusetts, USA
  • Abstract Deadline for Paper Proposals: 30th September 2023
  • Conference Date: 7-10th March 2024

PanelHalf Knowledge: Identity, Philosophical Difficulty and the Remains of Value 

Chair(s): Leo Kadokura (University of Oxford)

Culture Wars 2.0: Teaching Diverse Literature in Troubled Times

updated: 
Thursday, July 6, 2023 - 4:34pm
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA)
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, July 20, 2023

*** DEADLINE EXTENDED TO JULY 20 *** 

PAMLA Annual Conference 

Portland, Oregon 

October 26-29, 2023 


 

“Culture Wars 2.0” (Roundtable / Special Session) 

Rhetorical Approaches to Literature

updated: 
Thursday, July 6, 2023 - 4:31pm
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA)
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, July 20, 2023

*** DEADLINE EXTENDED TO JULY 20 *** 

PAMLA Annual Conference 

Portland, Oregon 

October 26-29, 2023 


 "Rhetorical Approaches to Literature" (Paper / Panel)   

Configurations of Sovereignty, Human Rights and Resilience as Popular Culture

updated: 
Thursday, July 6, 2023 - 1:29am
Bennett University
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, July 31, 2023

The proposed Special Issue of Journal of Asia-Pacific Pop Culture (web of science indexed; https://muse.jhu.edu/journal/720)  aims to examine the everyday existential struggles in societies triggered by the exceptionalism of state-capital nexus. It will analyze the epistemes of violence, structures of rampant coloniality in different manifestations, extraction of lands, bodies, and life that underpin the self-expansionist project of cannibalistic capitalism.

A Leap Over: Formation and Dissolution of Urban Boundaries

updated: 
Wednesday, July 5, 2023 - 3:49pm
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA)
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, July 19, 2023

Please consider submitting your proposal to the PAMLA 2023 panel “A Leap Over: Formation and Dissolution of Urban Boundaries”.

 

Islam and Muslimness in Contemporary Literature and Culture

updated: 
Wednesday, July 5, 2023 - 5:21am
Maria Mothes/Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, June 30, 2023

*CfP still open*

 

Special Session

Presiding Officer/Panel Chair: Maria Mothes (University of Koblenz, Germany)

 

Abstract:

The panel invites papers discussing texts that shape the perception and representation of Muslimness and/or Islam in contemporary literature. Global, transnational, and comparative perspectives are welcome.

 

Description:

Old and New, Beginnings and Endings (18th Century)

updated: 
Tuesday, July 4, 2023 - 4:38am
NEASECS
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, July 10, 2023

NEASECS 2023 “Old and New, Beginnings and Endings,”

FINAL CALL

 

Washington Plaza Hotel, Washington DC, November 17-19, 2023

 

Precarious Planet: Disability, Rights and Justice

updated: 
Monday, July 3, 2023 - 10:04am
Bennett University
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, July 31, 2023

 

Conference hosted by the South Pacific Association for Commonwealth Literature and Language Studies and Challenging Precarity: A Global Network.

University of Wollongong, Sydney Campus, Circular Quay, Sydney, Australia

29 November – 1 December 2023

 

Organisation websites:

https://challengingprecarity.network

Rocking Romanticism

updated: 
Monday, July 3, 2023 - 9:21am
Université d'Artois
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 15, 2023

ROCKING ROMANTICISM

Romanticism and Rock Music

International Conference

Université d’Artois, Arras, France

Textes et Cultures (UR 4028), équipe interne "Translittéraires", en association
avec l’ENS, la SERA, et LOOP

Thursday 28th-Friday 29th March 2024

Organised by Adrian Grafe (Université d'Artois) and Marc Porée (ENS/PSL)

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