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Poetry and the Global Climate Crisis: Creative Approaches to Complex Challenges

updated: 
Wednesday, October 13, 2021 - 3:46pm
Amatoritsro Ede/ Mount Allison University
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, November 15, 2021

Our previous books, Poetry and Pedagogy across the Lifespan (2018) and Poetry and Sustainability in Education (forthcoming 2021/22), explore poetry’s crucial role in educating learners of all age groups to meet the challenges faced as we navigate current and future crises. While both of these volumes provide theoretical approaches and applicable tools and methods for teaching poetry in numerous contexts, the essays are heavily weighted towards European/North American poets and/or Western educational institutions. This new volume seeks to invite perspectives from around the globe, centering on comparativist or non-Western paradigms and practices.

The Oswald Review: An International Journal of Undergraduate Research and Criticism in the Discipline of English

updated: 
Wednesday, October 13, 2021 - 2:29pm
Douglas Higbee/University of South Carolina, Aiken
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, March 1, 2022

The Oswald Review is an international, refereed journal of undergraduate criticism and research in the discipline of English. Published annually, The Oswald Review accepts submissions from undergraduates in this country and abroad (with a professor’s endorsement).

Malabou, Plasticity and Film

updated: 
Wednesday, October 13, 2021 - 2:29pm
Benjamin Dalton and Ben Tyrer
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, June 1, 2022

CFP: Malabou, Plasticity and Film

CALL FOR PAPERS

Special Issue on Malabou, Plasticity and Film

Film-Philosophy
Edited by Benjamin Dalton and Ben Tyrer

Deadline: 1 June 2022

We welcome articles of between 7,000 and 10,000 words for a special issue of Film-Philosophy entitled "Malabou, Plasticity, and Film". Articles will explore how the work of the contemporary French philosopher Catherine Malabou, and in particular her central concept of plasticity, speaks to film and film-philosophy; in return, they will also explore how film and film-philosophy can extend, challenge and transform Malabou’s philosophy and her concept of plasticity.

Saul Bellow (American Literature Association Annual Conference)

updated: 
Wednesday, October 13, 2021 - 2:29pm
William Etter / The Saul Bellow Society
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, January 5, 2022

The Saul Bellow Society will host one session at the American Literature Association's Annual Conference in Chicago, Ill. on May 26-29, 2022.  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.  

 

Proposals for presentations should include a title, your name and affiliation, e-mail address, and a short abstract.  Please send proposals to William Etter, (Irvine Valley College) at better@ivc.edu.  Receipt of proposals will be acknowledged by e-mail.  Proposals are due no later than January 5, 2022.

Crossovers: Imaginaries of Movement in Culture and Literary Aesthetics

updated: 
Wednesday, October 13, 2021 - 2:28pm
Anuparna Mukherjee and Arunima Bhattacharya
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, October 31, 2021

Dr Anuparna Mukherjee and Dr Arunima Bhattacharya are proposing a panel at ACLA (American Comparative Literature Association) Annual Meeting to be held at the National Taiwan Normal University from June 15 to 18, 2022. Please find the abstract and the details regarding the submission on the ACLA website.

 

https://www.acla.org/crossovers-imaginaries-movement-culture-and-literary-aesthetics

 

Three main areas of focus for the panel are:

Zealos: Studies in the Humanities, Social Sciences, Arts & Design (update)

updated: 
Wednesday, October 13, 2021 - 2:28pm
University of Nicosia, School of Humanities and Social Sciences
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 31, 2021

Zealos: Studies in the Humanities, Social Sciences, Arts & Design, Volume 1, Summer 2022

Zealos: Studies in the Humanities, Social Sciences, Arts & Design is an annual peer-reviewed and open-access journal published by the School of Humanities and Social Sciences of the University of Nicosia (UNIC). We are now accepting contributions for the inaugural volume of Zealos to be published in Summer 2022. Zealos welcomes original and previously unpublished articles that fall within the scope of the journal and follow internationally sanctioned scientific standards. Submissions are free of charge. We welcome contributions in Greek or English.

Sandstorm: Journal of Creative Writing, Art, and Photography

updated: 
Wednesday, October 13, 2021 - 2:28pm
University of Texas Permian Basin
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 31, 2022

Sandstorm is a peer reviewed arts and literature journal edited by students and faculty at the University of Texas Permian Basin. We publish the best poetry, fiction, art, and photography from around the world and West Texas. The editors look for work with a social consciousness, but as for that, we do not have any bias that leans toward the lyric or narrative impulse, or formal or open--either is acceptable so long as the writer displays a sense of the organic. We also respect the objective correlative, shunning any detached abstraction.

To submit, visit this link: 

https://falconcommons.utpb.edu/cgi/submit.cgi?context=utpb-sand. 

Extended Deadline--INCS 2022

updated: 
Wednesday, October 13, 2021 - 2:28pm
Interdisciplinary Nineteenth Century Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, November 1, 2021

Extended Deadline, INCS 2022

19th Century Strata

March 24-27, 2022

Salt Lake City, Utah

Interdisciplinary Nineteenth Century Studies Conference

See: https://incs.utah.edu/

Call for Presentations: The Fifth Annual Ann Radcliffe Academic Conference

updated: 
Wednesday, October 13, 2021 - 2:27pm
StokerCon/Horror Writers Association
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 31, 2021

Call for Presentations: 

The Fifth Annual Ann Radcliffe Academic Conference at StokerCon 2022

Abstract Submission Deadline: December 31, 2021

The Fifth Annual Ann Radcliffe Academic Conference at StokerCon 2022

Game Studies Area: 2022 PCA/ACA National Conference

updated: 
Wednesday, October 13, 2021 - 2:27pm
PCA/ACA Game Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, November 15, 2021

CALL FOR PAPERS: 

Game Studies Area: 2022 PCA/ACA National Conference.

The Game Studies area of the National Popular Culture Association and the American Culture Association Conference invites proposals for papers and panels on games and game studies for the Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association National Conference to be held April 13-16, 2022 at the Sheraton Seattle Hotel

in Seattle, WA.

The database for proposal submissions is now open.

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I. Topics of Interest

A Handbook of Indian Indie Cinema (Routledge, 2022)

updated: 
Wednesday, October 13, 2021 - 2:27pm
Jayjit Sarkar and Anik Sarkar
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, December 15, 2021

A Handbook of Indian Indie Cinema (Routledge, 2022)

Edited by

Jayjit Sarkar

Anik Sarkar

ATHE 2022 Theatre History Focus Group Call for papers, panels, roundtables, workshops

updated: 
Wednesday, October 13, 2021 - 2:27pm
ATHE Theatre History Focus Group
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, November 8, 2021

Theatre History Focus Group 2022 CFP
Association for Theatre in Higher Education (ATHE) Conference
July 28-31, 2022; Detroit MI

ATHE’s Theatre History Focus Group (THFG) invites proposals for papers and panels dealing with the scholarship and pedagogy of theatre history for next year’s conference in Detroit, MI.

Submission Deadlines (later than normal this year):

Film (PCA) 2021, National Conference - Film Area

updated: 
Wednesday, October 13, 2021 - 2:27pm
Popular Culture Association (PCA) National Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, November 15, 2021

Popular Culture Association

Seattle April 13-16, 2022

Subject Area: Film

Deadline: November 15, 2021

 

Scope of the paper topics accepted under this area:

(ACLA 2022) Peripeties at Sea

updated: 
Wednesday, October 13, 2021 - 2:27pm
Alexander Waszynski (University of Greifswald)
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, October 31, 2021

This seminar reevaluates both the Aristotelian notion of peripety and alternative approaches in global literary theory to describe a moment of abrupt change or reversal of action. In doing so, it applies a clearly defined focus on such examples that bring turning points together with an insecure, potentially dangerous medium: water.

Margins, Marginalized, Marginalia

updated: 
Wednesday, October 13, 2021 - 2:26pm
Craft Critique Culture Graduate Student Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, February 14, 2022

CRAFT CRITIQUE CULTURE is an interdisciplinary conference focusing on the intersections of critical and creative approaches to writing, both within and beyond the academy. This year’s conference recognizes the spatial and temporal context within and beyond a written text. Within the text, we examine what has been mapped by the margins as well as the communities that have been marginalized by the borders of the page. Here, margins refer to the open spaces on the page — not inhabited by words, punctuation, ornamentation, etc. This year’s conference begins at the margins: whether it be the page, the camera lens, the pictorial frame, the margins of philosophy, the undercommons of the university, the peripheries of the city....margins are everywhere.

Call for Papers, Caribbean Literature at CEA 2022

updated: 
Wednesday, October 13, 2021 - 2:26pm
College English Association
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, November 1, 2021

Call for Papers, Caribbean Literature at CEA 2022

March 31-April 2, 2022 | Birmingham, Alabama

Sheraton Hotel, Birmingham | 2201 Richard Arrington Jr Blvd N, Birmingham, AL 35203

The College English Association, a gathering of scholar-teachers in English studies, welcomes proposals for presentations on Caribbean Literature for our 52nd annual conference. Submit your proposal at www.cea-web.org

We welcome individual and panel presentation proposals that address Caribbean literatures in general, including—but not limited to—the following possible themes:

An Interdisciplinary Conference on "Displacement, Emplacement, and Migration"

updated: 
Wednesday, October 13, 2021 - 2:26pm
Bamberg Graduate School of Literature, Culture, and Media, University of Bamberg, Germany
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 31, 2021

Migration is one of the most prominent cultural, socio-political, and economic questions of our time. In both industrialised and less developed countries, it would be hard to find people who do not have a personal experience of migration and its effects, which ultimately ‘become the hallmark of the age of migration’ (Castles et al., 2013). According to the World Migration Report 2020, international migrants consist of only 3.6% (281 million) of the world population, and they make ‘significant sociocultural, civic-political and economic contributions in origin and destination countries and community’ (WMR, 2020). However, a great majority of people do not migrate across borders; instead, a large number of people migrate within countries.

Quebecois Literature and Media

updated: 
Wednesday, October 13, 2021 - 2:25pm
NeMLA
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, October 15, 2021

This board-sponsored session welcomes presentations that deal with Quebecois literature and media. A wide variety of topics will be considered: cinema (jeune cinéma Québécois, cinéma féminin), representation of the First Nations in Quebecois literature and media, Quebecois theater, etc.

Please submit 200-250 word abstract and indicate if any A/V equipment will be required. Upload your proposal on NeMLA's website: https://www.cfplist.com/nemla/Home/S/19475 

Medieval French Literature

updated: 
Wednesday, October 13, 2021 - 2:25pm
NeMLA
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, October 15, 2021

This board-sponsored session welcomes presentations that deal with literature from the Middle Ages (pre-16th century). Topics can cover a wide variety of aspects related but not limited to gender, sexuality, feminism, global history, etc.

Please submit abstracts of 200-250 words and indicat if any A/V equipment is required. Upload your proposal via the NeMLA website: https://www.cfplist.com/nemla/Home/S/19473

Trans Lives in French and Francophone Literature and Media

updated: 
Wednesday, October 13, 2021 - 2:25pm
NeMLA
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, October 15, 2021

Transgender representation is currently at an all-time high. Whether it be in cinema, literature, or social networks, the visibility of trans individuals has tremendously increased. ​Changes in culture have allowed the transgender community to feel safer in coming forward with their stories, and therefore, this new movement has been pioneered by trans women, trans men, and non-binary individuals. For example, Lexie, the trans woman behind the ​popular Instagram account Agressively Trans (@aggressively_trans), published the book Une histoire de genres in February 2021. Petite fille, a 2020 documentary directed by Sébastien Lifshitz has won several prizes in various festivals.

Cinema at International Film Festivals : A virtual conference 7-11 December 2021

updated: 
Wednesday, October 13, 2021 - 9:49am
Indian Institute of Technology Madras, India
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, November 20, 2021

The virtual conference explores  how contemporary cinema negotiates the spaces at international film festivals. Our scope includes contemporary cinema from different parts of the world, including India and non-English speaking countries. The growing presence and proliferation of film festivals in their varied manifestations leads us to posit: What is the nature of contemporary transnational cinema that is attracting international attention? How does  this intersection play out in global reception, marketing, exhibition and  distribution? What kinds of academic and theoretical interventions can emerge from this development?

Collaborative Intellectual Labor Today

updated: 
Wednesday, October 13, 2021 - 6:07am
ACLA (American Comparative Literature Association)
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, October 31, 2021

In recent decades, the practice of collaborative intellectual labor has had an unexpected resurgence, both among writers and artists, and within scholarly and academic spaces. Drawing on a rich history of intellectual, activist, and artistic practices of collaboration, new collectives and research groups have embraced collaborative forms of knowledge production to challenge the individualization of intellectual labor and the demands of the neoliberal episteme.

Zealos: Studies in the Humanities, Social Sciences, Arts & Design

updated: 
Tuesday, October 12, 2021 - 1:36am
University of Nicosia, School of Humanities and Social Sciences
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 31, 2021

Zealos: Studies in the Humanities, Social Sciences, Arts & Design is an annual peer-reviewed and open-access journal published by the School of Humanities and Social Sciences of the University of Nicosia (UNIC). We are now accepting contributions for the inaugural volume of Zealos due to be published in Summer 2022. Zealos welcomes original and previously unpublished articles that fall within the scope of the journal and follow internationally sanctioned scientific standards. Submissions are free of charge. We welcome contributions in Greek or English.

Film History Series: Call for Book Proposals

updated: 
Monday, October 11, 2021 - 10:30am
Steffi Shook, Manhattanville College
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, June 30, 2022

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: 

The XIV James Joyce Italian Foundation Conference in Rome

updated: 
Monday, October 11, 2021 - 3:38am
The James Joyce Italian Foundation
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, November 14, 2021

The XIV James Joyce Italian Foundation Conference in Rome

“One, No One, and One Hundred (Thousand?) Ulysses

Conference Dates: 9-11 February 2022

DEADLINE FOR ABSTRACTS: November 14, 2021

Keynote speakers:

  • Erika Mihalycsa (Babeş-Bolyai University)
  • Ilaria Natali (Università di Firenze)
  • Fritz Senn (Zurich James Joyce Foundation)

Organisers: Franca Ruggieri, Fabio Luppi, Enrico Terrinoni, Serenella Zanotti

UPDATED DEADLINE (NeMLA 2022) - Postcolonial Post-Soviet: The USSR’s influence on cultural and literary production

updated: 
Sunday, October 10, 2021 - 11:06pm
Northeast MLA Conference 2022
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, October 15, 2021

The 53rd annual NeMLA Convention will be held March 10-13, 2022 in Baltimore, MD. More information here: http://www.buffalo.edu/nemla/convention.html

This seminar invites 250-350 word abstracts for papers that will be circulated in February 2022, prior to the convention. During the seminar itself, session participants will briefly present their work before participating in a discussion with other panelists. Proposed papers should situate Soviet literature and/or other cultural products within a postcolonial context, or explain how postcolonial theory must be modified when applied in post-Soviet spaces. Please read the detailed CFP below:

 

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