Contemporary depictions of the long eighteenth century – whether drawn from historic sources or responding imaginatively to the era’s multifarious legacies – regularly captivate TV, film and theatre audiences and gamers alike. Increasingly, scholarly biographies provide the basis for big budget biopics, eighteenth-century narratives are adapted in new and experimental ways, objects from museum collections are replicated in cultures of fandom, and academics are invited onto sets as consultants.
CALL FOR PAPERS – Summer 2021
Language, Literature, and Interdisciplinary Studies (LLIDS), an open access academic e-journal, invites original and unpublished research papers and book reviews from various interrelated disciplines including, but not limited to, literature, philosophy, psychology, anthropology, history, sociology, law, ecology, environmental science, and economics.
CALL FOR PAPERS
Rethinking Space Beyond the Pandemic
The present epoch will perhaps be above all the epoch of space.
— Michel Foucault
CALL FOR PAPERS
Life Narratives: Prismatic World of the Author and Beyond
Wide Screen invites papers for its 2021 General Issue (Issue 9 No. 1).
For the last several years, we have worked primarily with guest editors who have edited special issues that have attracted exciting work on subjects such as the production of cinematic space, video games, and the studio system in Indian cinema. This year, we want to invite papers for a general issue that is open to new, critical work in all areas of film and media studies.
You can submit critical essays, book reviews, festival reports or interviews.
We are also accepting abstracts for two dossiers that will be a part of this issue.
Dossier 1: Film and Media in the Time of COVID
The editors of a new scholarly graduate journal, Living in Languages Translation Journal, are pleased to invite you to submit your work, investigations, or studies of translation for the inaugural issue. Living in Languages Journal is an online, open source, peer-reviewed graduate journal devoted to translation studies. We are a multilingual and interdisciplinary publication—a collaboration between the English and the Languages, Literatures and Cultures departments at UAlbany.
United Beyond Borders Hear Thalia’s Daughters Laughing
Coordinated by Dr. Catalina Florina Florescu
This international volume is hoped to be multi-lingual, thus giving each playwright a chance to submit a short piece in their mother tongue and its translated into English version. Submissions from the United
States/UK/Australia/Nigeria/etc. shall remain in original unless the author knows and speaks fluently another language or can work with a translator.
the play must be a comedy (because the doctor is in the house and she has
the script must be written by a female identified playwright (because the
Acta Ludologica (ISSN 2585-8599, e-ISSN 2585-9218) is a double-blind peer-reviewed scientific journal published twice a year in both online and print versions. It focuses on the comprehensive discourse of games and digital games, including theoretical and empirical studies, research results, and their implementation into practice, as well as professional publication reviews and scientific reviews of digital games.
Acta Ludologica is inviting manuscripts for Vol. 4, No. 2, scheduled to be published in December 2021. The submissions deadline is June 30, 2021. The journal has no thematically oriented issues, so this CFP is general for manuscripts of any topics related to games and digital games.
CFP: Reimagining the Victim in Post-1970s Horror Media
Editors: Madelon Hoedt, Marko Lukic
This book aims to provide the latest critical research within a relevant theoretical framework in relation to the representation/s of ideology/ies in electronic media including TV cartoons, animations, videos, computer and video games, which are designed for children and young adults.
The book will appeal to general readers, including researchers, professionals or anyone who is interested in cultural studies, literary studies, humanities and sociology. Therefore, contributions are welcomed in the fields (but are not limited to, as long as they are related to the topic of the book) as follows:
Naseeruddin Shah, the actor, once claimed that “The roots may look lost but every big story in the Hindi film industry is from Shakespeare.” It might not be as simple as that but what Shah was pointing out was to the fact that there are many references to Shakespeare’s plays in Hindi film. Not just Hindi but Indian cinema reveals an adaptation and appropriation of the Bard of Avon. There are themes and devices so commonly found in Shakespeare’s plays in Indian films, such as twins separated at birth, cross dressing characters, star-crossed lovers, characters falling in love with messengers, the wise fool, the tamed Shrew and the mousetrap device.
Chapter proposals are invited for Ecofeminist Drama: Environment, Gender, and Theatre. The editors of the book series Methuen Drama Agitations: Text, Politics and Performances, published by Bloomsbury, have expressed strong interest in publishing Ecofeminist Drama. Chapters on 21st-century drama and theatre are especially welcome, and all proposals must have a strong ecofeminist focus.
Marginalized groups may be contrary to the dominant culture within a society through their very own existence. In cultures where those who reinforce divisions may seek to ostracize the Other by portraying them in a negative light, counter-hegemonic representations of the marginalized can be revolutionary. This panel will examine how non-dominant cultures in contemporary literature are depicted in the context of the dominant.
Central questions include:
What makes something (e.g. an action, a person's/group's identity) within a dominant culture subversive?
What are the benefits and repercussions of acting against the collective conscience?
VULNERABILITY AND RESILIENCE IN ENGLISH LITERATURE OF THE LONG NINETEENTH CENTURY
INTERNATIONAL ONLINE CONFERENCE
Co-organised by Raffaella Antinucci, Università Parthenope, Naples, and Adrian Grafe, Université d’Artois (Research Lab “Textes et Cultures”).
16th-17th December 2021
CALL FOR PROPOSALS
Black Lives Matter: Lessons from the Harlem Renaissance
- proposals due Friday, June 4, 2021 -
Bonds Forged in Fire!!: Exploring the Social Networks and Social Distances in the Harlem Renaissance Era and Beyond
A Special Session for the Langston Hughes Society at the 93rd SAMLA Convention
November 4-6, 2021
Atlanta Marriott Buckhead Hotel and Conference Center
This section of the academic journal “Sinestesieonline” is open to contributions about theatre and performing arts in all historical ages, forms and variations, in English, Italian and foreign languages. We use double blind peer review.
“Il Parlaggio” is the name created by Gabriele d’Annunzio for the amphitheatre in Vittoriale – a place of empathy, a cradle of emotions, a crossroads of cultures, a connection between antiquity and contemporaneity, an emblem of the “neverending show”.
Call For Papers: John Singleton: The Soulful Director [Spring 2022 release]
Abstract Deadline March 31, 2021, Extended to April 30, 2021
Manuscript Deadline August 31, 2021
“Open Borders: Translation and its Perils”
Conference Organizers: Professors Alexandra Coller and Amin Erfani
(Languages and Literatures, Lehman College, CUNY)
Location: Virtual via Zoom
Date: October 15-16, 2021
(EXTENDED DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION:
JUNE 1, 2021)
Call for Entries: Parapraxis (Issue 2)
The Parapraxis Project is pleased to announce that the second issue of our magazine is going to be released soon. It will be a special edition on “The Impact and Importance of Anniversaries in Shaping, Preserving and Affecting Collective Memory”.
VOCES DEL CARIBE, a blind, peer-reviewed journal, will publish its 14th issue in the Fall 2022. We invite everyone who is interested to submit articles, especially for the journal’s special section, whose focus will be “The Dominican Republic in the Global Context.” In addition, the general section will encompass all the Spanish speaking Caribbean’s past and present cultural manifestations (literature, poetry, theater, film, music, plastic and digital arts, etc.), and that of its Diaspora. Articles should be unpublished, original, in Spanish or English, not exceed 25 pages (approximately 7,000 words or less), be double spaced, and in 12 pt. font, including notes & references).