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International Conference on Children’s Literature: Classics to Contemporary

updated: 
Friday, August 18, 2023 - 7:09am
Kashmiri Section, Department of Modern Indian Languages
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, September 10, 2023

CONCEPT NOTE

 

 

“Children may not understand all that's happening below the surface of a story. It doesn't matter. Because even though they may not be able to define or verbalize it, they sense there's something more than meets the eye; on an almost subliminal level, they're aware of a richness of texture, or meaning and emotion -- a richness that, in a great book, is inexhaustible. And the child may well come back to it again and again, perhaps long after he's stopped being a child.”

- Lloyd Alexander.

         

 

"Loneliness" 5h International Interdisiciplinary Conference

updated: 
Friday, August 18, 2023 - 7:09am
InMind Support
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, September 10, 2023

Conference online (via Zoom) 28-29 September 2023 ABOUT CONFERENCE: 

What makes us happy and content in our life? Some people may point to fabulous fame, fortune, or money. Some may say that the key to happiness are interpersonal relationships. But what if someone is alone? Is loneliness really disastrous? Are there any benefits of loneliness? Can loneliness become an epidemic? In order to answer such questions, during our conference we will have to concentrate on many particular issues.

Restitute African Film Archives

updated: 
Friday, August 18, 2023 - 7:09am
NeMLA
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, September 30, 2023

As director Alain Kassanda points out, "the restitution of films should start with access to film archives from the colonial era. Furthermore, Africans do not have access to the pioneering works of cinema produced by the continent's filmmakers: the holding of distribution rights outside of African countries, in Europe and the United States, is one of the reasons for this situation. The vast majority of African film collections, consisting of ethnographic, classic and contemporary films, are held in France and the United States.

CALL FOR PAPERS for the Journal of Contemporary Thought

updated: 
Friday, August 18, 2023 - 7:09am
Forum on Contemporary Theory, Baroda
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, October 31, 2023

About

The Forum on Contemporary Theory, Baroda, India invites papers for the current and future issues of the Journal of Contemporary Thought. Revived after a hiatus of five years, the Journal returns with fresh resolve to offer a platform for cutting edge research in the field of Theory. Our past contributors include scholars such as Ngugi wa Thiong'o, Etienne Balibar, Hans Ulrich Gumbrecht, Fred Dallmayr, Gianni Vattimo, William V. Spanos, Martin Jay, S.N. Balagangadhara, Dipesh Chakrabarty, Shannon Bell, Gauri Viswanathan, Stephen Greenblatt, Ashis Nandy, Simon Gikandi, Gaurav Desai, among others.

Caring Futures: Contradictions, Transformation, and Revolutionary Possibilities

updated: 
Friday, August 18, 2023 - 7:08am
The American University of Paris, France
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, November 1, 2023

CFP Caring Futures: Contradictions, Transformation, and Revolutionary Possibilities

 

May 27th-30th, 2024

 

The American University of Paris, France

 

We invite proposals for a conference on the futures of care to be held at the American University in Paris, May 27 - May 30th, 2024.

 

Overcoming Instrumental and Post-humanistic Education - NEMLA panel & edited volume

updated: 
Friday, August 18, 2023 - 7:08am
NEMLA 2024 - Boston
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, September 30, 2023

Instrumental curricula focus on direct, concrete, and explicit causal and quantifiable relationships between programs of study and reductive interpretations of the demands of society and the labor market. Within this broadly appealing system, STEM education and professional programs effortlessly justify their value as essential in any formal educational environment. Although societies and labor markets consistently assert the critical importance of and urgent need for people equipped with the knowledge, skills, and dispositions derived from humanistic education, instrumental systems frequently relegate the humanities to a secondary position of positive complementarity, worthy of investment solely when time and budget constraints permit.

Technology and Humanity in Hispanic Literature and Film - NEMLA session & edited volume

updated: 
Friday, August 18, 2023 - 7:07am
NEMLA 2024 - Boston
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, September 30, 2023

We invite proposals for presentations that analyze Hispanic literary or film texts that critically examine interfaces, interrelations, and/or interactions between technology and humanity to analyze the roles or perceived values of humanity and technology in social contexts, and to interrogate socioeconomic and sociocultural value systems and aspirations. Presenters may be invited to expand their presentations into chapters for an edited volume. https://www.cfplist.com/nemla/Home/S/20789

CFP Beowulfs Beyond Beowulf: Transformations of Beowulf in Popular Culture (Panel) (9/30/2023; NeMLA Boston 3/7-10/2024)

updated: 
Friday, August 18, 2023 - 7:07am
Michael Torregrossa / Monsters & the Monstrous Area of the Northeast Popular Culture Association
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, September 30, 2023

Beowulfs Beyond Beowulf: Transformations of Beowulf in Popular Culture (Panel)

 

Sponsored by the Association for the Advancement of Scholarship and Teaching of the Medieval in Popular Culture and the Monsters & the Monstrous Area of the Northeast Popular Culture Association

Organized by Michael A. Torregrossa, Richard Fahey, Carl Sell, and Benjamin Hoover

 

Call for Papers - Please Submit Proposals by 30 September 2023

55th Annual Convention of Northeast Modern Language Association

Sheraton Boston Hotel (Boston, MA)

On-site event: 7-10 March 2024

Katherine Mansfield and London

updated: 
Friday, August 18, 2023 - 6:54am
Katherine Mansfield Society
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, August 31, 2023

*BOTH CREATIVE AND CRITICAL CONTRIBUTIONS WELCOME*CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS FOR VOLUME 16 OF
Katherine Mansfield Studies
THE PEER-REVIEWED YEARBOOK OF THE KATHERINE MANSFIELD SOCIETY
PUBLISHED BY EDINBURGH UNIVERSITY PRESS
on the theme ofKatherine Mansfield and LondonEditors

Individuality and Community in Mid-Century American Culture (1945-1968)

updated: 
Thursday, August 17, 2023 - 12:05am
Annika J Lindskog / Lund University
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, August 31, 2023

CFP: Individuality and Community in Mid-Century American Culture (1945-1968)One-day symposium, October 27, 2023

NB this symposium will now take place online, via Zoom!

NeMLA 2024: El archivo del futuro: memes, influencers y otras narrativas de la viralidad

updated: 
Wednesday, August 16, 2023 - 10:18am
NeMLA 2023
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, September 30, 2023

Este panel invita a explorar la cultura de internet del mundo hispanohablante y sus representaciones en producciones artísticas. El meme fue acuñado por el biólogo Richard Dawkins en 1976 para referirse a la difusión de “tunes, ideas, catch- phrases, clothes fashions, ways of making pots or builduing arches” (249) mediante procesos de imitación. Décadas más tarde, el estudio de Patrick Davison (2012) corroboraría que la idea de “meme” había evolucionado gracias a las redes sociales y había pasado a tener el poder de exclusivamente cumplir un objetivo humorístico. Autores como B. E. Wiggins y G. Bret Bowers (2014) argumentan que la circulación del meme es una herramienta conversacional que alienta la participación de la cultura digital.

Symposium on the 19th Century Press, the Civil War, and Free Expression, Nov. 2-4, 2023 (at Augusta University)

updated: 
Monday, August 14, 2023 - 1:03pm
Society of Nineteenth Century Historians
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, August 21, 2023

The Society of Nineteenth Century Historians, in partnership with the Pamplin College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences at Augusta University, presents the 31st annual Symposium on the 19th Century Press, the Civil War, and Free Expression. The Society invites submissions dealing with any aspect of the US mass media of the 19th century, including the Civil War in fiction and history, freedom of expression in the 19th century, presidents and the 19th century press, the African American and immigrant press, sensationalism and crime in 19th century newspapers, and coverage of 19th century spiritualism and ghost stories. 

SUBMISSION: FULL PAPER OR **ABSTRACT**

CALL FOR PAPERS: “We’re Going Virtual”: A Children’s Literature Association Quarterly Special Issue

updated: 
Monday, August 14, 2023 - 10:20am
Kyle Eveleth / Otterbein University
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, November 1, 2023

The concept of virtual worlds, while not new, has become a normalized part of 21st-century consciousness. Once a realm reserved for playful escape, “dissolv[ing] the constraints of the anchored world so that we can lift anchor—not to drift aimlessly without point, but to explore anchorage in ever-new places” (Heim, 1993), virtual spaces have taken center stage in our everyday lives. Our meeting places, our workplaces, our places of learning, even the places where we unite to break bread have shifted from the physical realm to the virtual. Children in particular have felt the seismic cultural shift from in-person to virtual interaction, as it has fundamentally changed the way they play, learn, and grow.

Educational Dimension

updated: 
Sunday, August 13, 2023 - 4:11am
Academy of Cogntive and Natural Sciences
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, December 31, 2024

Educational Dimension is a Diamond Open Access peer-reviewed journal that publishes research papers, systematic reviews, and meta-analyses on all aspects of education, learning, and training. We are interested in submissions that explore the latest theories and technologies in education, as well as the philosophical and social implications of education.

Our main focus areas include:

C19 2024 CFP: “The End of the Human(ities)”

updated: 
Friday, August 11, 2023 - 2:14pm
C19: The Society of Nineteenth-Century Americanists
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, August 15, 2023

“The End of the Human(ities)”

In The Souls of Black Folk, W. E. B. Du Bois explained that the problem of the color line was a problem of (meta)physical and educational implications for those who “still seek, the freedom of life and limb, the freedom to work and think.” Du Bois’s “freedom” connected the liberation of the body, soul, and mind—the desire to live and learn unbounded—to the human. He introduced a quandary still relevant today: To think and be human is to think about how to study life through the “humanities.”

NeMLA 2024 panel - Poetry Is Dead? Long Live Spoken Word!

updated: 
Friday, August 11, 2023 - 7:26am
Northeast Modern Language Association / Shefali Banerji (University of Vienna)
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, September 30, 2023

This is a call for paper for the NeMLA (Northeast Modern Language Association) 2024 panel on spoken word poetry. The convention will take place in Boston from 7th to 10th March 2024. The panel invite papers that address the rich form of spoken word poetry in any of its manifestations within the UK and US scenes.

 

Stop Talking Out Da Side of Ya Neck: LGBTQ Experiences at the HBCU

updated: 
Thursday, August 10, 2023 - 1:08pm
Naykishia D. Darby M.A./CEO, Consult Write Now, LLC.
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 15, 2024

Historically, the campus of the Historically Black College and/or University has been inclusive and accepting for students, faculty, and staff members who hailed from various socio-economic statuses, geographical location, and even, political affiliations. However, for the individual who identifies as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and/or Queer, there is often no recoprocity in their experience on their respective HBCU campus. 

Genres of the Vernacular: Drawing, Comics and Zines in Indigenous Contemporary Art

updated: 
Wednesday, August 9, 2023 - 7:13pm
Madeleine Reddon, Jonah Gray, @College Art Association
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, August 31, 2023

 This panel is interested in the mediation of popular visual idioms in North American Indigenous contemporary art. Imagined as a "shared language," pop culture offers Indigenous artists a set of mediums, forms, and figures for representing shared experiences of survivance across disparate and distinct transnational and tribal contexts. Prior to its “discovery” and appropriation by metropolitan modernists in the 1920s and 1930s, Indigenous material culture circulated commercially in the early 1900s. Creators of this material culture navigated market appetites by introducing innovative designs often through new mediums.

An Excess of Expression: Multimodal Pedagogy in the Humanities

updated: 
Wednesday, August 9, 2023 - 2:04pm
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, September 30, 2023

When students are given the opportunity to use more than one mode in learning, they are taking a multimodal approach to thinking critically. Multimodality, first addressed by Kress and van Leeuwen (1996), is meaning that is made through multiple representations and communications systems. This session allows the presenters to answer the question: “What happens when students use more than one mode to demonstrate understanding of concepts, texts, and/or literature? While multimodal is a more recently coined term, organizations like The National Council of Teachers of English have traditionally proposed such learning as demonstrated in Kist’s 2011 English Journal article “From Queen Mab to Big Boy: A Century of “New” Literacies.”

Deadline Approaching: The Body, Fashion, and Popular Culture - Northeast PCA Online Fall Conference 2023

updated: 
Wednesday, August 9, 2023 - 12:12pm
Northeast Popular and American Culture Association
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, August 14, 2023

The Northeast Popular/American Culture Association (NEPCA) The Body, Fashion, and Popular Culture Area invites submissions for NEPCA’s annual conferenceto be held online October 12 – October 14, 2023, via the Zoom platform.

 In alignment with this subject matter area at the national level:

Yale Africa-China Symposium: Cultural Dimensions

updated: 
Tuesday, August 8, 2023 - 5:16pm
Yale University - Council on African Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, September 20, 2023

Yale Africa-China Symposium: Cultural Dimensions           Date: 14-15 March 2024 

Venue: School of Arts and Communication, Eduardo Mondlane University, Maputo Mozambique 

 

Romantic Religions: Re-evaluating Secularism in the Romantic Era

updated: 
Tuesday, August 8, 2023 - 4:12pm
NeMLA 2024
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, September 30, 2023

Please consider submitting an abstract for the NeMLA session "Romantic Religions: Re-evaluating Secularism in the Romantic Era" (55th Annual NeMLA Convention March 7th in Boston, MA). The deadline for submissions is September 30, 2023. You can submit an abstract for this session here: https://cfplist.com/nemla/Home/S/20719

Session Abstract: How does our understanding of religion in the Romantic era shape our interpretation and evaluation of Romantic thought and literature? How might we reconsider Romantic literature within the contexts of religious surplus in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries?

Naturalizing the Normative in the Eighteenth Century

updated: 
Tuesday, August 8, 2023 - 4:00pm
Sam Hushagen/ American Society for Eighteenth Century Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 15, 2023

Call for Papers: Panel, "Naturalizing the Normative in the Eighteenth Century," ASECS 54th Annual Meeting (Toronto, April 4-6)

Deadline: September 15th, 2023

 

CFP They Live: Female Monsters and Their Impact on the Frankenstein Tradition (9/30/2023; NeMLA Boston 3/7-10/2024)

updated: 
Tuesday, August 8, 2023 - 3:05pm
Michael Torregrossa / Monsters & the Monstrous Area of the Northeast Popular Culture Association
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, September 30, 2023

They Live: Female Monsters and Their Impact on the Frankenstein Tradition

 

Sponsored by the Monsters & the Monstrous Area of the Northeast Popular Culture Association

Organized by Michael A. Torregrossa

 

Call for Papers - Please Submit Proposals by 30 September 2023

55th Annual Convention of Northeast Modern Language Association

Sheraton Boston Hotel (Boston, MA)

On-site event: 7-10 March 2024

 

See the shared Google Doc for the full call with a list of bibliographic resources on the topic: https://tinyurl.com/They-Live-NeMLA-2024.  

 

CFP Villainous Science: Cloning, Experimentation, and Hybridization in Transmedia Cultures and Storytelling (8/14/2023, NEPCA online 10/12-14/2023)

updated: 
Tuesday, August 8, 2023 - 3:05pm
Michael Torregrossa / Monsters & the Monstrous Area, Northeast Popular Culture Association
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, August 14, 2023

Villainous Science: Cloning, Experimentation, and Hybridization in Transmedia Cultures and Storytelling

Conference Information

The 2023 Northeast Popular Culture Association (a.k,a. NEPCA) will host its annual conference this fall as a virtual conference from Thursday, October 12-Saturday, October 14. Thursday’s session will be held in the late afternoon-evening (EST), Friday’s session will be held mid-afternoon into the evening (EST), and Saturday’s session will be from morning until midday (EST).

 

CFP: Nineteenth Century Studies Special Issue, Blackness, Race, and Racism in Nineteenth-Century Studies

updated: 
Tuesday, August 8, 2023 - 3:04pm
Nineteenth Century Studies Journal
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, August 15, 2024

Special Issue of Nineteenth Century Studies:

Blackness, Race, and Racism in Nineteenth-Century Studies

 

deadline for submission: August 15, 2024

 

full name(s)/name of organization:

Wendy Castenell and A. Maggie Hazard co-editors/Nineteenth-Century Studies

 

contact email(s): wcastenell@wlu.edu; ahazar1@saic.edu; TBD

 

Manuscript Transcribe-a-thon | ICMS 2024

updated: 
Tuesday, August 8, 2023 - 3:04pm
Societas Ovidiana
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 15, 2023

Call For Expressions of Interest

Transcribe-a-thon: Towards a Collaborative Transcription of a Medieval Ovidian Commentary

(A virtual workshop at Kalamazoo ICMS 2024)

 

The Societas Ovidiana invites participants to a Medieval Ovidian Transcribe-a-thon.

In this workshop, we will collaboratively develop a transcription of a previously-unstudied medieval manuscript of Ovid. We invite those with an interest in any area of textual scholarship to collaborate.

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