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Critical reflections on pandemic politics: left-wing, feminist and anti-racist critiques

updated: 
Thursday, January 20, 2022 - 5:05am
The Institute for Cultural Inquiry (ICON) at Utrecht University
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, February 11, 2022

As various formats of lockdown to contain the Covid-19 virus in many nations across the world continue into their second year, there is an urgent need to critically analyze this situation and its historical backdrop from more traditionally left-oriented perspectives. This urgent need is likewise required in light of the more recent global vaccine rollouts and various digital health pass mandates that have followed as a supposed ‘way out’ of the lockdown logic. Such lockdowns, health pass mandates, and blanket vaccine rollouts clearly attempt to posit some kind of ‘public good’ or ‘solidarity’ over more individualist considerations; sentiments which on the surface appear to be benevolent and even left-oriented.

Comparative Media Arts Journal: Issue 12 Call for Works

updated: 
Thursday, January 20, 2022 - 1:27am
Comparative Media Arts Journal
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, April 4, 2022

The Comparative Media Arts Journal is seeking submissions for its 12th issue, entitled Thresholds. The CMAJ is an open-source journal for early-career and graduate-level artists, scholars, and writers. Please read the full call for works and description of submission guidelines here: 

https://www.sfu.ca/cmajournal.html

 

 

 

Inter/Dis-connections

updated: 
Wednesday, January 19, 2022 - 11:46am
English Graduate Organization at University of Massachusetts Amherst
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, February 5, 2022

The UMass Amherst English Graduate Organization is happy to present their 2022 conference, titled Inter/Dis-connections with Keynote Speaker Professor Wai Chee Dimock (English Department, Yale University, and Center for the Environment, Harvard University). The conference will take place on April 30th, 2022.

Call For Research Papers on World Literature

updated: 
Wednesday, January 19, 2022 - 10:45am
IMPRESSIONS
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, February 28, 2021

Call for Papers by 28 February, 2022 and 30 September 2022

Impressions

A Bi-Annual International Refereed e-Journal of English Studies

Research Papers on World Literatures

Deadline Extended: Memory in Transition: Intersections, Contestations, Futures

updated: 
Wednesday, January 19, 2022 - 8:28am
Antara Chatterjee, Anuparna Mukherjee
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, January 29, 2022

In humanities and social sciences, engagements with memory cut across disparate fields from the cognitive, and affective processes of recollection to the narrative and aesthetic acts of simulation and reinterpretation in both private and public spheres. In recent times embodied and somatic histories are widely discussed while documenting the past through registers such as trauma or nostalgia, where memory once again comes to the forefront. Memory and its fraught negotiations between past, present and future, between remembering and forgetting, become a crucial site of contestations and reimaginings of personal and collective subjectivities.

Common Threads: Black and Asian British Women’s Writing

updated: 
Wednesday, January 19, 2022 - 6:01am
University of Brighton
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, February 28, 2021

Call for Papers
Common Threads: Black and Asian British Women’s Writing
International Conference


Confirmed Keynote Speaker:
Bernardine Evaristo


Venue:
University of Brighton, UK
Dates:
21st-23rd July 2022


Deadline for Submission:
28th February 2022

Intersectionality in the Early Global World

updated: 
Tuesday, January 18, 2022 - 9:29pm
UCLA Medieval and Early Modern Graduate Student Association
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, March 1, 2022

Research on the premodern intersection of race, gender, and sexuality has steadily increased as a result of the efforts of a diverse group of scholars working across traditional periodization and geographic limits. Nevertheless, a great deal of work remains to be done to understand the many varieties of ways such aspects of identities intersected and were mobilized or challenged in the marking of difference. 

GCO Comics Conference 2022 Exploring the In-Betweens: Comics in Flux

updated: 
Tuesday, January 18, 2022 - 7:18pm
University of Florida Graduate Comics Organization
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, February 18, 2022

GRADUATE COMICS ORGANIZATION COMICS’ CONFERENCECALL FOR PAPERS 2022 Exploring the In-Betweens: Comics in FluxUniversity of FloridaMay 20th-22nd, 2022 (Gainesville, FL) Deadline for Submissions: February 18th, 2022 The Graduate Comics Organization at the University of Florida, Gainesville now invites proposals to our 18th annual conference: “Exploring the In-Betweens: Comics in Flux.” Our hybrid conference will be held virtually over Zoom and in-person from May 20th-22nd, 2022. We welcome applicants from all stages of their careers to submit papers addressing any aspect of the conference topic.

Cached in the Hills: Critical Essays on Ozarks Literature

updated: 
Tuesday, January 18, 2022 - 5:26pm
John J. Han / Missouri Baptist University Phillip Howerton / Missouri State University-West Plains
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, May 1, 2022

Deadline for proposal submissions: May 1, 2022

Deadline for completed essays: November 1, 2022

Faulkner, Love, and Sex

updated: 
Tuesday, January 18, 2022 - 2:00pm
The Faulkner Studies in the UK Research Network
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 25, 2022

The Sixth Faulkner Studies in the UK Colloquium

Faulkner, Love, and Sex

 

May 28th and 29th, 2022, online via Zoom 

With keynote addresses by:

Professor Jaime Harker (author of The Lesbian South: Southern Feminists, the Women in Print Movement, and the Queer Literary Canon [University of North Carolina Press, 2018] and co-editor of Faulkner and Print Culture [University Press of Mississippi, 2019]) and

Ecological Sensitivity. Media Techno-Aesthetics of Environmental Crisis

updated: 
Tuesday, January 18, 2022 - 10:47am
Elephant&Castle #28/2022
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, March 20, 2022

The theme of environmental crisis has been present in the public debate for several decades, and forcefully resurfaced in 2015 when the 2030 Agenda containing the goals of sustainable development was launched, including the preservation of all forms of life, the struggle against global warming and the production of clean and renewable energy. In the same year, the publication of the papal encyclical Laudato si’ on “integral ecology” and the conclusion of the Paris agreements on climate change also prompted debate on this theme. Throughout the years, environmental issues have progressively permeated the realm of scientific research as well.

Call for Papers — Blackboxed Futures: Multiple Temporalities of Algorithmic Technologies (Online Symposium)

updated: 
Tuesday, January 18, 2022 - 10:47am
Higher School of Economics, Moscow
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, February 20, 2022

Algorithmic technologies are nowadays proliferating in various sectors of the economy and, more generally, in society. Yet, while their widespread development already occupies several areas of contemporary life, their material configuration often remains opaque and difficult to comprehend, especially when it comes to how algorithms shape the futures of people and societies at large. Often, algorithms and AI technologies are conceived by their users and creators as “magic” that is beyond comprehension — an understanding that has a range of political and cultural implications for society (Campolo & Crawford, 2020) and has been consequently recognized in the theorizations of economy and politics (Pignarre & Stengers, 2012).

FROM LUCAS TO DISNEY: STAR WARS IN THE TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY

updated: 
Tuesday, January 18, 2022 - 10:47am
Douglas Brode, Cyrus R. K. Patell, and Jamie Gabrielle Viray Uy
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, March 15, 2022

The editors of a forthcoming volume are seeking concise essays of approximately 5,000 words about any aspect of Star Wars storytelling that has emerged since Disney’s acquisition of Lucasfilm in 2012. We are seeking pieces that are academically rigorous, but accessible to the general reader.

Abstract Deadline Extended: BWWC "Borders"

updated: 
Tuesday, January 18, 2022 - 10:46am
British Women Writers Association
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 31, 2022

The organizing committee of the 2022 British Women Writers Conference recognizes that recent Omicron surge has made the start of many people’s semesters challenging. For that reason, we are extending the abstract deadline to January 31st. Thank you to all who have already submitted their abstracts. We are looking forward to an exciting and energizing event May 19–21!

Three-Day International Webinar On “Climate Change, Human Rights and Literature”

updated: 
Thursday, January 20, 2022 - 7:15am
Organized by the Department of English, & IQAC, Seva Bharati Mahavidyalaya, Kapgari, Jhargram, West Bengal, India In collaboration with The Department of English, Government General Degree College, Mohanpur, Paschim Medinipur, West Bengal, India
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, February 10, 2022

Concept Note

Women in Supernatural

updated: 
Tuesday, January 18, 2022 - 10:46am
Susan Nylander and Mandy Taylor
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, June 30, 2022

The Women in Supernatural: Critical Essays

Under consideration with McFarland & Company

Editors:

Susan Nylander, Barstow College

Mandy Taylor, California State University, San Bernardino

Project Overview 

Transatlantic Ties: The Morris Circle and the “New World”

updated: 
Tuesday, January 18, 2022 - 10:46am
William Morris Society
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, March 15, 2022

Papers are sought for a panel on the cross-influence of Morris and his associates on North American literature and culture and the reverse. What did the Morris circle find congenial in American/Canadian/South American/indigenous literature and culture, and in turn, in what ways were Morris and his circle influential in the literary, artistic, business, and political circles of the Americas? What were some instances of transatlantic collaboration? Please send an abstract and short bio or 1 page c. v. to Jude Nixon at jnixon@salemstate.edu and Florence-boos@uiowa.edu by 15 March 2022.

Queering the Pre-Raphaelites

updated: 
Tuesday, January 18, 2022 - 10:45am
William Morris Society & MLA's LGBTQIA Caucus
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, February 28, 2022

MLA 2023, San Francisco

Examining poetry, art, or other media, Queering the Pre-Raphaelites invites proposals exploring the diverse ways same-sex, trans-, and nonbinary desires inform or shape the circulation of figures central to or on the periphery of the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood/Sisterhood. Please include a 250-word abstract and short bio no later than Monday, 28 February 2022, to jnixon@salemstate.edu & lauraamurray@usf.edu.

 

Narrating Dreams: Solution and Dissolution

updated: 
Tuesday, January 18, 2022 - 9:52am
The Wenshan Review (National Chengchi University, Taiwan)
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, December 31, 2022

CFP: Narrating Dreams: Solution and Dissolution (Due 31 December 2022) 

(http://www.wreview.org/index.php/news/437-cfp-narrating-dreams-solution-...)

Co-Editors:

Juliet Flower MacCannell (University of California-Irvine, USA)

Claude Fretz (Sun Yat-sen University, China)

Rose Hsiu-li Juan (National Chung Hsing University, Taiwan)

Configurations of Friday’s Body

updated: 
Tuesday, January 18, 2022 - 9:51am
A Special Issue of the Nordic Journal of English Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, April 1, 2022

Configurations of Friday’s Body

A Special Issue of the Nordic Journal of English Studies

Ed. by Patrick Gill and Jakub Lipski

When Daniel Defoe’s Robinson Crusoe was published in 1719, it confronted readers with a newly developed realism expressed, among other things, through the detailed description of its characters’ worlds and bodies. The connection between mind and body or physical and spiritual world was more than allegorical to eighteenth-century readers: it represented a literal and immediate correspondence, so that discourses of the body in much eighteenth-century fiction can be read as material figurations of character.

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