Drawing on the ASA conference theme “The Roof is on Fire,” this session invokes the phenomenon of book burnings to launch a broader conversation about the politicization of children’s media and the category of childhood itself — especially in debates about what materials children can and cannot encounter in domestic, institutional, and public spaces. For example, how is childhood being deployed in the targeted disinformation campaigns over Critical Race Theory?
Outside/rs 2022 Conference: Making Space at the Queer Intersections of Sex and Gender
1-2 April 2022, University of Brighton, hybrid delivery
With keynotes from Dr Ulrika Dahl and Dr S.N. Nyeck
To register for the conference, see: https://delegate.brighton.ac.uk/outsiders2022
To view our Call for Papers/Participants, see:
The Department of English and Communications at South Carolina State University invites proposals for twenty-minute papers or presentations for the 2022 Intersectional Studies Remote Conference (via Zoom) on Friday, March 25, 2022.
Immortal Materiality or Mortal Objects?
Our lives are inextricably entwined with the materiality we both make and utilize, but to what extent is it inseparable from humanity and the identities therein? Does materiality have a life of its own and does it end?
Call for papers for 1-day hybrid conference on 16th of December. Send a title, abstract (max 200 words), full name, university or institution, email and how you plan to join (online or physical attendance) to firstname.lastname@example.org
Deadline: 19th November
Location: Oudemanhuispoort D.108, Amsterdam or ONLINE
The Cultural Heritage and Memory of Totalitarianism explores the legacy of Fascism in Italy blending unique in situ visits to art, architecture and historical monuments led by international experts and classes on literature, film and culture led by Sapienza faculty. The goal is to broaden the scholarly assessment of the period and to suggest innovative curricula for students in the humanities, who are also interested in working in museums and cultural institutes in Italy and abroad. The heritage of Fascism will be approached in the context of Nazism and Stalinism, and framed within the broader scenario of European colonialism. Special focus will be given to the analysis of totalitarianism’s influence on postcolonial dictatorships and post-WWII culture.
Call for Papers for Inaugural Issue
Journal of Comparative Studies
Revista de Estudos Comparatistas
University of Lisbon
School of Arts and Humanities
CEComp — Centre for Comparative Studies
Call for Book Chapter in ISBN Edited Book entitled
Postcolonial Literature: A Study of Past, Present and Future Trends
Scope of the book
TITLE OF THE BOOK: Decoding Ecocritical Themes in Literature
Editor : Mr M. Vinoth Kumar
Co-Editors : Dr C. Chellappan, Mr B. Thangamarimuthu
Edition : 1
Year : 2021
ISBN NUMBER : 978-93-91115-17-3
42nd Meeting of the Portuguese Association for Anglo-American Studies 31 March – 2 April, 2022
Faculty of Arts and Humanities, University of Coimbra
Call for Papers ENVIRONMENTS: ECOLOGIES AND (IN)HOSPITALITIES
“Hidden Figures”: Greek American Women in Context
Aldus 2.0 (https://aldus20.org), Bembus’ international platinum open access journal, wel-
comes proposals for the first issue of the year 2022. Aldus 2.0 aims to explore digital tex-
tuality by stimulating a debate around the main themes of Digital Humanities in philo-
logical, literary and linguistic fields. The diffusion of new technologies and their application in
CALL FOR PAPERS
The Second Heterotopic Junction Graduate Conference on Language, Literature, and Culture (HJC-2) is now calling for abstracts. HJC-2 is an international conference which aims to provide graduate students with an opportunity to showcase their research in the areas of linguistics, literature, and culture.
The conference is scheduled to be held on 30 April 2022 (Saturday) at Hong Kong Baptist University. It will be conducted in mixed mode thereby welcoming attendees and presenters both virtually and in person.
The Creative Fiction section of the Popular Culture Association invites 15-20 minute fiction pieces for the upcoming annual PCA/ACA national conference. Submit to pcaaca.org. Work can only be accepted at PCA’s official submission site. Include both an abstract and the full piece to be presented.
We welcome stories in almost any style, although the maximum reading time is 18 minutes. We also welcome full panels of readers. We do not accept undergraduate submissions.
Deadline for submissions is December 5, 2021.
Please direct all inquiries to Dr. William L. Belford, Jr. at email@example.com.
Seeking contributors for a 3-4 person panel on "Plague Years: Pandemic and Pestilence in the Long Eighteenth Century."
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"Narratives of Catastrophe"
Newspaper headlines of recent years, detailing extreme weather events, the rising spectres of authoritarian movements and the surveillance state, not to mention the COVID-19 pandemic, describe conditions uncomfortably similar to those typically found in the dystopian novel. As one bookstore in Smalltown Canada put it, “the Apocalyptic Fiction section has now been moved to Current Affairs.”
version française cf. ci-dessous / versión española véase abajo
Global Crisis(es) between Image, Language and Time: On the Fantastic in Contemporary Films and Series
Julia Brühne, Orlando Valenzuela Celis, Padraic Wilson (University of Bremen, March 03-05, 2022).
The editor of a volume tentatively titled Redefining Paradise is looking for submissions focusing on 21st-century, environmentally oriented fiction written in California and the American West.
Sanglap: Journal of Literary and Cultural Inquiry 8: 2 (May-June 2022)
Call for Papers
Medical and Health Humanities: Literary and Cultural Contestations
CALL FOR PAPERS!
FRAME 35.1, “Literary Perspectives on Food”
FRAME’s next issue is titled “Literary Perspectives on Food” and accordingly focuses on the intersection between literature and food studies. We would like to invite scholars of literature and related fields to investigate and (re)consider the relation between food and literature, and food as a medium for knowledge production. Among other things, the following questions might guide thinking about the relationship between food and literature:
E. M. Forster had something aesthetic in mind with that famous phrase, but it applies as well to more practical or material kinds of systems, networks, and patterns in American fiction, from the whaling industry in Moby-Dick (and the Pequod as metonym for that industry) to the various networks - transportation, financial, criminal, political, logistical, electronic - explored in the work of writers like Frank Norris, Philip K. Dick, Don DeLillo, Thomas Pynchon, William Vollmann, and Jonathan Bayliss.
The poet's lyric "I" is perhaps the locus classicus for depictions of interiority, or what it feels like to inhabit a particular psyche, to experience a particular consciousness, but this roundtable will examine such depictions in American fiction. Authors might include Jonathan Bayliss, Annie Dillard, Henry James, Jack Kerouac, Ralph Ellison, Kathy Acker, Henry Miller, William Faulkner, or others.
The Jonathan Bayliss Society invites proposals of no more than 200 words, along with a brief bio, for consideration for a roundtable at the American Literature Association, May 26-29, 2022, Chicago. Please send proposals to Gary Grieve-Carlson at firstname.lastname@example.org by January 25, 2022.
The Seventh International Conference on Languages, Linguistics, Translation and Literature (virtually) is organized by different universities and research centers and will be conducted virtually.
The conference will be dedicated to current issues of linguistics, languages, dialects, literature and translation.
Academics and university lecturers are cordially invited to present their research regarding current issues of linguistics, languages, dialects, literature and translation in English, Arabic or Persian.
We are welcoming submissions for the seminar Je est un author: (Re-)Appearances of the Authorial Subject in Literature and Theory, which we are planning for the annual meeting of the American Comparative Literature Association in Taipei, Taiwan, June 15-18, 2022.
In Mithu Sanyal’s novel Identitti, shortlisted for the German Book Prize 2021, a fictional professor of Postcolonial Studies who identifies as a PoC causes a scandal when it turns out she is actually white – a premise resembling a recent case in American academia. Who is ‘behind’ a theory matters – but how?
Dr Kaley Kramer (Sheffield Hallam University), Dr Adam James Smith (York St John University), and Dr Rachel Stenner (University of Sussex) are seeking contributions for an ‘Element’ in the Cambridge University Press Publishing and Book Culture series.
Two-day international conference, 23rd to 24th May 2022 to be held in person at Sheffield Hallam University, Sheffield, UK and online
Keynotes: To be confirmed
Dr James Fenwick (email@example.com Sheffield Hallam University)
Dr Kieran Foster (Kieran.firstname.lastname@example.org University of Nottingham)
Call for Abstracts:
Call for Proposals: Film History Book Series
We are seeking proposals for complete/in-progress/planned manuscripts and edited collections for a proposed book series. The series will focus on film history: both the history of film as media texts and the history/evolution of the cinematic apparatus.
RIT press has expressed interest in this series and has asked that we secure some projects before moving forward with approval.
Potential topics include but are not limited to:
June 2-4, 2022: Labor in the Space Between, Case Western Reserve University
CFP: FSAC Grad Colloquium, Co-Hosted by Utoronto/York (February 18-19 2022)
The following is a Call for Papers for the 24th Annual Film Studies Association of Canada Graduate Colloquium, co-hosted by the University of Toronto and York University, to take place online on 18/19 February 2022. Submission guidelines are outlined below.
CFP: Altered States
Nothing exists that doesn’t have this senseless sense – common to flames, dreams, uncontrollable laughter – in those moments when consumption accelerates, beyond the desire to endure.
- Georges Bataille, The Impossible
Cadernos de Literatura Comparada, no. 46 (June 2022)
Modernisms Revisited II: 1922-2022
In 2022, we will celebrate the centenary of the Modern Art Week, consensually hailed as a landmark in Brazilian art and literature and as the event that gave rise to Modernism in Brazil. As Alfredo Bosi has noted, the Week was “the meeting point of the various trends that had been taking hold in São Paulo and Rio de Janeiro since the First World War and the platform that allowed the consolidation of particular groups”, which, in the following years, would significantly change the direction of the country’s intellectual production.