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Call for Proposals -- Precarity, Caregiving, Covid, cluster for Modernism/modernity

updated: 
Thursday, February 3, 2022 - 2:29pm
Laura Hartmann-Villalta (Georgetown U) // Emily C. Bloom (Sarah Lawrence College)
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, March 1, 2022

Two years ago, soon after the first wave of pandemic-related closures, Laura Hartmann-Villalta and Emily C. Bloom organized a discussion on “Precarity, Caregiving, and Covid” at the MLA’s first virtual conference. It offered an opportunity for scholars from a range of academic positions to discuss the personal impact of Covid on their lives and careers.

Ruge el bosque, multilingual ecopoetry anthology, accepting submissions until March 31

updated: 
Thursday, February 3, 2022 - 2:29pm
Ruge el bosque
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, March 31, 2022

RUGE EL BOSQUEOPEN CALL FOR POETS IN/OF THE SOUTHERN CONEArgentina, Chile, Paraguay, Uruguay and their borderlands
We are in the process of compiling an anthology of ecopoetry which offers an artistic, ecological, and political response to climatic, social, and linguistic changes in the Southern Cone region.

[Deadline Extended] CFP: Graduate Online Conference (The Lure of Science and Technology in American Culture and Literature: Past, Present, Future)

updated: 
Thursday, February 3, 2022 - 12:23pm
American Studies Departments of Turkey
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, March 1, 2022

AMERICAN STUDIES DEPARTMENTS OF TURKEY JOINT GRADUATE CONFERENCE 2022

April 28-29, 2022

A Virtual Conference

CALL FOR PAPERS

Hosted by Hacettepe University’s American Studies Department

In collaboration with the American Studies Departments of Ankara University, Atatürk University, Başkent University, Bilkent University, Dokuz Eylül University, Ege University, Haliç University, and İstanbul University

 

CALL FOR PAPERS FOR GENERAL ISSUE ​

updated: 
Thursday, February 3, 2022 - 12:21pm
All About Ambedkar: A Journal on Theory and Praxis
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, March 30, 2022

All About Ambedkar: A Journal on Theory and Praxis invites original and previously unpublished articles for its upcoming general issue to be published in 2022. 

Official Website of the Journal: https://www.allaboutambedkaronline.com/

The suggested topics are follows:

  • ​Critical reading of Ambedkar’s texts

  • Reviews of recent books on Ambedkar and Caste Studies

  • Analysis of caste-related discrimination and violence

Edited Collection, Michael Field Dramas

updated: 
Thursday, February 3, 2022 - 12:21pm
Ana Parejo Vadillo and Amy Kahrmann Huseby, eds.
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, July 1, 2022

CFP: The Dramas of Michael Field:

Edited Collection

Ana Parejo Vadillo and Amy Kahrmann Huseby, eds.

 

New Theories of Academic Labor (Guaranteed/Sponsored Session for MLA 2023)

updated: 
Thursday, February 3, 2022 - 12:21pm
Heather Steffen / MLA HEP Teaching as a Profession Forum Exec. Cmte.
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, March 15, 2022

This session explores recent developments in the study of academic labor in the humanities. Topics may include contingency, graduate workers, undergraduate labor, university staff, or related issues.  

 

Please  submit 250-500w abstract and a brief bio via email.

 

This guaranteed session for the 2023 Modern Language Association Convention is sponsored by the HEP Teaching as a Profession Forum Executive Committee. Accepted papers are guaranteed inclusion on the MLA 2023 program. If accepted, you must be or become an MLA member by April 1, 2022. 

Ungendered Flesh: A Feminist Politics Of Refusal

updated: 
Thursday, February 3, 2022 - 12:21pm
The 11th Graduate Conference in Literature, Politics, and Aesthetics at Binghamton University Hosted by the Department of Comparative Literature
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, February 27, 2022

The 11th Graduate Conference in Literature, Politics, and Aesthetics at Binghamton University Hosted by the Department of Comparative Literature:

Call for Papers

Ungendered Flesh: A Feminist Politics Of Refusal

Keynote: Dr. Joy James, Williams College

April 8-9 2022

Call for Nominations: ADE Boydston Prize

updated: 
Thursday, February 3, 2022 - 12:21pm
Association for Documentary Editing
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, April 1, 2022

The Association for Documentary Editing invites nominations for the 2021-22 Boydston Essay Prize. The prize will be awarded to the best essay or review published between January 1 and December 31 2020, the primary focus of which is the editing of a volume of works or documents. The award carries a cash honorarium of $500. Eligible essays may have been published in digital and print journals, monographs, and collections. Please submit nominations and citations in the body of an e-mail to the address below and attach the essay or review to be considered. Self-nominations are welcome. Nominations are due by 1 April 2022. The winner will be awarded at the ADE annual meeting in June 2022.

ISR Special Issue: 'Conceptualizing Heterodox Palaeoscience'

updated: 
Thursday, February 3, 2022 - 12:20pm
Richard Fallon and Edward Guimont
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, May 6, 2022

Call for a special issue of Interdisciplinary Science Reviews on the topic of 'Conceptualizing Heterodox Palaeoscience'

Science has gone down into the mines and coal-pits, and before the safety-lamp the Gnomes and Genii of these dark regions have disappeared … From within them she has brought the bones, and pieced together the skeletons, of monsters that would have crushed the noted dragons of the fables at a blow.

-Charles Dickens, review of The Poetry of Science by Robert Hunt, Examiner (9 December 1848)

Prosopopoeia Today: Poetics and Politics

updated: 
Thursday, February 3, 2022 - 12:19pm
2i | Journal of Identity and Intermediality Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, July 15, 2022

"PROSOPOPOEIA TODAY: POETICS AND POLITICS"

 

issue 6 (2022)

2i | Journal of Identity and Intermediality Studies

 

 

Deadline for submissions of contributions: 15 July

 

Editors: Amândio Reis (U. Lisbon) and José Bértolo (NOVA U. Lisbon)

 

 

Pathways to Diverse and Inclusive Curricula: The Way Forward

updated: 
Thursday, February 3, 2022 - 12:18pm
New Jersey College English Association
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, February 9, 2022

After careful consideration, due to the increase of Covid-19 cases, the NJCEA board has decided that the 44th Annual Conference will be virtual this year. We have reduced the conference fee to $10.00 and the NJCEA membership fee remains at $20.00. This means that the total cost of the conference including membership is only $30.00.

Call for Proposals 44th Annual NJCEA Conference

March 19, 2022

Hosted by Seton Hall University Via Teams

Pathways to Diverse and Inclusive Curricula:  The Way Forward

Many academic institutions have been evaluating their diversity and inclusion statements. At the department level, several faculty members recognize that their curriculum also needs to be evaluated. 

Radical Thinking in the Long Nineteenth Century

updated: 
Thursday, February 3, 2022 - 11:54am
Romance, Revolution and Reform
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, April 24, 2022

The Call for Submissions for Issue 5 of the interdisciplinary, nineteenth-century journal, Romance, Revolution and Reform is now live! 

For more details on the journal and our submission guidelines, please visit our website: www.rrrjournal.com

Radical Thinking in the Long Nineteenth Century

To be radical is to be ‘characterized by independence of or departure from what is usual or traditional; progressive, unorthodox, or innovative in outlook, conception, design’ (OED n.7). 

‘TRANSTEXTUAL ULYSSES: TRANSLATING INTERTEXTUALITY, INTERTEXTUALITY IN TRANSLATION’

updated: 
Thursday, February 3, 2022 - 11:52am
Guillermo Sanz Gallego / Vrije Universiteit Brussel, VUB
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, February 28, 2022

JAMES JOYCE: ULYSSES 1922–2022
XXVIII INTERNATIONAL JAMES JOYCE SYMPOSIUM
12–18 June 2022
Trinity College Dublin
University College Dublin
CALL FOR PAPERS – TRANSLATION PANEL
‘TRANSTEXTUAL ULYSSES: TRANSLATING INTERTEXTUALITY, INTERTEXTUALITY IN TRANSLATION’

Tattoos, Arts and Graphic Narratives

updated: 
Thursday, February 3, 2022 - 10:38am
anne chassagnol and Brigitte Friant-Kessler
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, March 1, 2022

Tattoos, Arts and Graphic Narratives

16 - 17 June 2022
(Musée d’art et d’histoire Paul Eluard, Saint-Denis)
Paris

INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE

"Para-crisis" -- MadLit 2022 English graduate conference

updated: 
Thursday, February 3, 2022 - 9:52am
UW-Madison Department of English
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, February 25, 2022

Since the introduction of large-scale quarantine and social distancing measures in March 2020, literature conferences have increasingly turned toward examining themes of "emergency" and "crisis." In the midst of this proliferating focus on conditions of catastrophe, however, we might also ask what modes of life, affect, and community formation persist even beyond, alongside, or within crisis. Can we conceive of crisis not as a totalizing event that defines all forms of vitality that exist within its purview, but as a lived environment in which we can discover and facilitate forms of ongoingness that resist the surrounding catastrophes?

(online) MEMORY, AFFECTS AND EMOTIONS International Interdisciplinary Conference

updated: 
Thursday, February 3, 2022 - 8:29am
InMind Support
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, March 20, 2022

ABOUT CONFERENCE:7-8 April 2022, ONLINE (via Zoom)Affects, emotions and perceptions have always been at the center of philosophical discussion. Yet the so called “Affective turn” in social studies and humanities is relatively a new phenomenon inspired by Deleuze and Guattari´s influential works among others. Affective turn challenges the still dominant representational approach in semiotics, discourse analysis and text analyses of all kind. Its goal is to overcome human exceptionalism together with the domination of the word-based language over the other forms of expression in the process of creating meaning and knowledge altogether.

Unfeeling: Call for Book and Film Reviews (extended deadline)

updated: 
Wednesday, February 2, 2022 - 6:37pm
Moveable Type, UCL Postgraduate Journal
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, March 22, 2022

(Extended deadline)

UCL's English Journal is seeking reviews of poetry, novels, plays, film adaptations, and critical monographs relating to the theme of unfeeling. Ideally, texts for review should have been published in the last two-three years.

Suggestions for review: 

Cathy Park Hong’s Minor Feelings (2020)

Patricia Lockwood’s Nobody is Talking About This (2021)

Xine Yao’s Disaffected (2021)

Tomáš Jirsa’s Disformations: Affects, Media, Literature (2021)

Peter Gizzi, Now It’s Dark (2021)

Unfeeling: Call for Creative Writing Submissions (extended deadline)

updated: 
Wednesday, February 2, 2022 - 6:37pm
Moveable Type, UCL Postgraduate Journal
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, March 22, 2022

(Extended Deadline)

UCL's Moveable Type invites submissions of your creative nonfiction, poetry, fiction and drama relating to the theme of unfeeling for its Autumn 2022 issue. 

 

We welcome submissions about: 

  • Climate change narratives 

  • The ruse of universal feelings

  • Shame

  • Sympathy, or a lack thereof

  • The medicalization of feeling 

  • Biopower 

  • Apathy and/or despair 

Unfeeling: Call for Academic Papers (extended deadline)

updated: 
Wednesday, February 2, 2022 - 6:36pm
Moveable Type, UCL Postgraduate Journal
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, March 22, 2022

Extended Deadline - 22nd March

‘Unfeeling’ in relation to literature may evoke thoughts about depictions of cold-hearted characters, or repressive worlds in dystopian literature. It may also evoke the supposedly “emotionless” character of disinterested responses to art and literature, and of data-driven distant reading techniques. Affect and reader-response theories tell us that our feelings matter when we read, but which feelings have historically been prioritised and at whose expense?

 

Not I: 50th Annyversary

updated: 
Wednesday, February 2, 2022 - 1:59pm
Paul Shields
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, March 31, 2022

Not I: 50th Annyversary

Nov. 2, 3, 4, 2022

Assumption University -- Worcester, Massachusetts

Now accepting paper proposals for Not I: 50th Annyversary. This event will celebrate Samuel Beckett’s short play “Not I,” which turns 50 this November. Papers may concern any element of “Not I” or the theme of identity in any of Beckett’s work. Graduate students are encouraged to submit.

All panels are plenary and will take place at Assumption University (about an hour outside of Boston). Leading Beckett scholar S. E. Gontarski will be the special guest. The event will also include a performance of “Not I.”

SCMLA - Interdisciplinary Studies Panel

updated: 
Wednesday, February 2, 2022 - 1:53pm
South Central Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, March 31, 2022

Proposal submissions for the Interdisciplinary Studies panel at South Central Modern Language Association's 2022 conference are currently being accepted. We encourage graduate students at the MA and PhD level to submit as well. There is no theme this year for the conference or the panel. A variety of approaches and topics may be submitted for this panel. The 2021 conference's topics were wide ranging.  

SCMLA is a hybrid conference and will be held in Memphis October, 13-15, 2022. In 2021, panelists presented in-person and virtually to an in-person and virtual audience. Details can be found at https://www.southcentralmla.org/conference/

Rethinking Teaching and Learning Italian: Cross-institutional Practices

updated: 
Wednesday, February 2, 2022 - 1:30pm
Enrica Aurora Cominetti (University of Guelph) Andrea Privitera (St. Jerome's University - University of Waterloo)
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, March 1, 2022

Rethinking Teaching and Learning Italian: Cross-institutional Practices

Organizers: Enrica Aurora Cominetti (University of Guelph), Andrea Privitera (St. Jerome’s University – University of Waterloo)

extended deadline/new date: "Now the arts connect": Tom Phillips’ Constellations

updated: 
Wednesday, February 2, 2022 - 5:35am
University of Liège
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, April 15, 2022

 

"Now the arts connect":

Tom Phillips’ Constellations

October 6-7, 2022

 

The year 2016 was a very special one for English artist Tom Phillips. It was in October of that year that the final version of A Humument was published, a work unlike any other which occupied fifty years of the life of its author since its inception in 1966.

Sources in Early Poetics

updated: 
Wednesday, February 2, 2022 - 5:24am
Brill & Poetics before Modernity
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, March 16, 2022

CALL FOR PROPOSALS

SOURCES IN EARLY POETICS (Brill)

Proposals are invited for a new edition and translation series with Brill!

Join us for an online launch event on 16 March, 17:30-19:00 GMT, featuring addresses from the editors and a roundtable discussion with Prof. Gavin Alexander (Cambridge), Prof. Rita Copeland (Penn), Dr Lara Harb (Princeton), Dr Aglae Pizzone (Southern Denmark), and Prof. Filippomaria Pontani (Venice). Free registration via Eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/sources-in-early-poetics-launch-and-roundta...

MLA panel 2023 CFP, Comparative Emancipation

updated: 
Tuesday, February 1, 2022 - 7:28pm
Tahneer Oksman, Marymount Manhattan College
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 4, 2022

Submissions revisiting "emancipation" (as key term) in global and comparative context: emergence and evolution of the term; political, religious, economic, social, and legal contexts; relation to post/colonialism, feminism, abolitionism, slave trade, desegregation, assimilation, etc. 250-word abstracts and bio.


Notes: This is a guaranteed panel sponsored by the CLCS Global Jewish forum at the MLA. We are hoping to solicit proposals from different areas for this comparative panel. (MLA 2023 will take place in San Francisco, 5-8 January)

 

 

A Collective Address to Death (Conference)

updated: 
Tuesday, February 1, 2022 - 7:27pm
The Ohio State University
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, February 28, 2022

Call for Submissions 

A Collective Address to Death 

The Ohio State University Comparative Studies Department 

Spring Conference | May 13th-14th, 2022 

(In-person or virtual TBD) 

A Collective Address to Death

The Ohio State University Comparative Studies Department seeks submissions for a spring graduate conference to be held on May 13th-14th, 2022. This conference aims to extend the conversations generated through a graduate seminar centered on Religion, Medicine, and the Body to scholars across disciplines, by providing an opportunity to collectively address themes of death, dying, and what comes after. 

Performance, Religion, & Spirituality: Performance Research and Ancient Texts

updated: 
Tuesday, February 1, 2022 - 7:27pm
Performance, Religion, and Spirituality
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, April 1, 2022

For an upcoming special section, the editors of PRS are seeking research that uses performance as an analytical method to understand the structure, function, use, meaning, or affects of classical religious, philosophical or religious texts. The problem of how to ‘activate’ classical texts for contemporary readers is difficult, and in recent decades, some scholars, artists and religious professionals have turned to making their own live performances responding to classical texts—in a wide variety of forms and settings—as a means of doing so. In this work, they often are forced to make complex decisions that highlight the assumptions, meanings, and consequences embedded in these texts that may not be as visible to the non-performative reader.

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