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Text and their limits: call for teaching and learning presentations

updated: 
Tuesday, May 11, 2021 - 12:08pm
ASAL
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, May 31, 2021

extended deadline for abstracts: please submit ASAP

Australian universities have been recently criticized in the media for failing to provide a world-class humanities undergraduate curriculum, in ways that appear to have a domino effect on the teaching of English in secondary schools. In the humanities, our universities lack the faculty numbers of their overseas counterparts and are vulnerable to government disinterest.

These issues and recent shocks such as the shift to online learning due to the pandemic, reduced tutorial support, and the promotion of STEM and vocationally-focused learning have triggered a new reflectiveness about teaching and learning, particularly in the subject of English.

Extended Deadline: Religion in American Literature

updated: 
Tuesday, May 11, 2021 - 12:08pm
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA) Annual Conference (Nov. 11-14, 2021)
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, June 30, 2021

This session examines the relationship between religion and American literature. It welcomes papers that explore the intersection between religion, politics, and literature.  How can literary texts help us understand the discourses of the religious right or the left and their search for community?  How does faith contribute both to harmful or positive visions of community?  What can literature teach us about the type of faith that will allow us to create and embrace “the beloved community” introduced by Josiah Royce, and later highlighted by Martin Luther King, Jr.?

Proposals that engage with the conference theme of "City of God, City of Destruction” are of particular interest.

Spaces of Shelter: Asylum, Refuge, Sanctuary, Quarantine

updated: 
Tuesday, May 11, 2021 - 11:54am
SEL: Studies in English Literature
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, February 28, 2022

Spaces of Shelter:

Asylum, Refuge, Sanctuary, Quarantine

 

a special issue of SEL: Studies in English Literature 1500-1900 63.1 (Winter 2023)

edited by Urvashi Chakravarty, Ross Knecht, Joseph Campana

 

Novels, Then and Now Area of Mid-Atlantic Popular/American Culture Association

updated: 
Tuesday, May 11, 2021 - 11:53am
MAPACA (Mid-Atlantic Popular/American Culture Association)
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, July 15, 2021

Novels, Then and Now invites papers on all novel genres, authors, time periods, cultures, and settings. Consider it a safety net for novels that don’t fit neatly into a specific genre or that cross genres. For example, consider the many sub-genres of Romance with a capital “R”—western, thriller, paranormal, religious, romance (with a small “r”), detective, urban fantasy, etc. From Pearl S. Buck to Lee Child, from Laurie King to Tony Hillerman, from Julia Spencer-Fleming to Emilie Richards—all are welcome. Topics for the 2021 virtual conference could include, but are not limited to:

MMLA Milwaukee 2021 Roundtable: Fantastic Viruses

updated: 
Tuesday, May 11, 2021 - 11:53am
Joseph Donica, Noah Jampol, CUNY
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, May 14, 2021

We seek submissions for an MMLA session on "fantastic viruses" for the November 2021 Milwaukee conference. 

Topics can include but are not limited to:

Viruses in sf and fantasy lit and film​Collectivities of the infected, uninfected, or vaccinated  Please send 300-500 word proposals to the email addresses below by May 14. We apologize for the quick turnaround, but proposals are due to MMLA by May 20.  joseph.donica@bcc.cuny.edu noah.jampol@bcc.cuny.edu

MMLA Milwaukee 2021 Roundtable: Queer Ecology, Queer Collectives, and Queer Community

updated: 
Tuesday, May 11, 2021 - 11:52am
Joseph Donica, Noah Jampol, CUNY
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, May 14, 2021

We seek submissions for an MMLA 2021 session on "Queer Ecology, Queer Collectives, and Queer Community."

Topics can include but are not limited to:

The future of queer collectivesThe possibility/impossibility of queer community The state of queer ecologies Nature in and outside of literatureResponses to Sam See's Queer Natures, Queer Mythologies Please send 300-500 word proposals to the email addresses below by May 14. We apologize for the quick turnaround, but proposals are due to MMLA by May 20.  joseph.donica@bcc.cuny.edu noah.jampol@bcc.cuny.edu

MMLA Milwaukee Roundtable: Collective Memory after Charlottesville

updated: 
Tuesday, May 11, 2021 - 11:52am
Joseph Donica, Noah Jampol, CUNY
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, May 14, 2021

We seek submissions an MMLA 2021 session on collective and cultural memory after (and informed by) the events in Charlottesville, VA in 2017. 

Topics can include but are not limited to:

The meanings of public memoryMemory in literature
Memorials and museumsThe Confederate memorial "crisis"
Covid and memoryNaming/Renaming of buildings and public spaces Please send 300-500 word proposals to the email addresses below by May 14. We apologize for the quick turnaround, but proposals are due to MMLA by May 20.  joseph.donica@bcc.cuny.edu noah.jampol@bcc.cuny.edu

1st Bhatter College International Conference on Recent Advances in English Studies

updated: 
Tuesday, May 11, 2021 - 11:52am
The PG Department of English, Bhatter College, Dantan
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, June 7, 2021

 

BCIC 2021

1st Bhatter College International Conference on Recent Advances in English Studies

Organized by

The PG Department of English, Bhatter College, Dantan 

In collaboration with

Central University of Hariyana

Yonphula Centenary College, Royal University of Bhutan 

 

Venue: Virtual

Online Platform: ZOOM

Conference Website: http://english.bhattercollege.ac.in/bcic2021

 

Key Features

Open Access

Double Blind Peer Review

Plagiarism Check

Systematic Archival and Preservation

Standard Publication

 

Literature and peripheries

updated: 
Tuesday, May 11, 2021 - 11:52am
Poli-femo Journal
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, October 1, 2021

The 'periphery' has long been the scene for the most pressing wagers of urban, economic and social development: in its various, often unfortunately negative aspects, the periphery constitutes a node of transition and inevitable connection between the 'centre' and the 'outside' of the city, maintaining opposing characteristics towards both, and acting as an identity-creating workshop for 'middle-earth society', where degradation is mixed with opportunities and is redeemed by creative energy.

CFP: Tracing Populism in the U.S. and Comparative Perspective

updated: 
Tuesday, May 11, 2021 - 11:52am
CAAS (Croatian Association for American Studies)
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, June 1, 2021

CAAS (Croatian Association for American Studies) announces a Call for Papers for its 9th annual workshop

Tracing Populism in the U.S. and Comparative Perspective

The 2021 workshop will be hosted by the University of Zadar and will take place in Zadar, Croatia, on September 25, 2021.

Key-note speaker: Liam Kennedy (https://www.ucdclinton.ie/our-staff/liam-kennedy)

University College Dublin (topic, tba)

 

Two-day Virtual Young Graduate Meet on 'Social Geographies of Food'

updated: 
Tuesday, May 11, 2021 - 11:52am
School of Humanities and Social Sciences, Indian Institute of Technology Mandi
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, May 10, 2021

Food and food practices constitute a significant part of national identity. People derive their sense of belonging through food cultures, which embody the memories of community and group membership. Eating Culture: The Poetics and Politics of Food posits cooking as an act that “performs cultural memory” (Doring, Heide & Muhleisen 2003) and reinforces communal relationships. While the Covid-19 pandemic that began in 2020 forced everyone to practice social distancing, shutting all social gatherings and communal activities. Food is one of the few things, which nevertheless aided in the continuance of social interaction.

SAMLA 93: Inclusion, Diversity, and Equity in Poetry and Prose

updated: 
Tuesday, May 11, 2021 - 11:52am
SAMLA 93
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, June 15, 2021

The nation’s first-ever Youth Poet Laureate, Amanda Gorman, spoke at the recent Inauguration and addressed the nation through her reading of “The Hill We Climb.” Her work exemplifies the necessity of poetry and prose to continue progress in areas of diversity, equity, and inclusion. The title of her poem attests to the need for progress as a global community, highlighting both transformation and collective involvement.  

Call for Papers: Forms of Aging

updated: 
Tuesday, May 11, 2021 - 11:51am
Jacob Jewusiak / Newcastle University
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, June 15, 2021

Forms of Aging

 

Call for Responses: Comics and Medieval Studies Survey (7/1/2021)

updated: 
Tuesday, May 11, 2021 - 11:51am
Michael A. Torregrossa / Association for the Advancement of Scholarship and Teaching of the Medieval in Popular Culture
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, July 1, 2021

Call for Responses: Comics and Medieval Studies Survey

The Association for the Advancement of Scholarship and Teaching of the Medieval in Popular Culture--in an attempt to further our outreach efforts--seeks to gather some information on experiences with the comics medium and uses of that material by teachers and/or scholars of Medieval Studies.

If you're willing to share, please complete the survey at https://tinyurl.com/Medieval-Comics-Survey no later than 1 July 2021.

Robert Browning Paper

updated: 
Tuesday, May 11, 2021 - 11:51am
Kayla Ireson / East Tennessee State University
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, May 3, 2021

Kayla Ireson

Abstract

Women in French Panel at SAMLA Conference (November 4-6, 2021)

updated: 
Tuesday, May 11, 2021 - 11:51am
Women in French / South Atlantic Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, June 30, 2021

This panel is one of five Women in French sessions at the 2021 South Atlantic Modern Language Association annual conference, taking place this year in Atlanta, Georgia from November 4-6.

 

Presenters must be current members of Women in French and the South Atlantic Modern Language Association.

 

Revisioning Narrative (Identities) and Space

 

Women in French Panel at SAMLA Conference (November 4-6, 2021)

updated: 
Tuesday, May 11, 2021 - 11:51am
Women in French / South Atlantic Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, June 30, 2021

This panel is one of five Women in French sessions at the 2021 South Atlantic Modern Language Association annual conference, taking place this year in Atlanta, Georgia from November 4-6.

 

Presenters must be current members of Women in French and the South Atlantic Modern Language Association.

 

From Socially Marginalized Women to Thriving Writers: Overcoming Class- and Gender Barriers through Literary Networking-Success Stories from Nineteenth-Century French Actresses

 

Women in French Panel at SAMLA Conference (November 4-6, 2021)

updated: 
Tuesday, May 11, 2021 - 11:51am
Women in French / South Atlantic Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, June 30, 2021

This panel is one of five Women in French sessions at the 2021 South Atlantic Modern Language Association annual conference, taking place this year in Atlanta, Georgia from November 4-6.

 

Presenters must be current members of Women in French and the South Atlantic Modern Language Association.

 

Complicated French and Francophone Women

 

Women in French Panel at SAMLA Conference (November 4-6, 2021)

updated: 
Tuesday, May 11, 2021 - 11:51am
Women in French / South Atlantic Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, June 30, 2021

This panel is one of five Women in French sessions at the 2021 South Atlantic Modern Language Association annual conference, taking place this year in Atlanta, Georgia from November 4-6.

 

Presenters must be current members of Women in French and the South Atlantic Modern Language Association.

 

Women/Mapping/Other: Womanist/Feminist Map-making and Cartographies of Change

 

Women in French Panel at SAMLA Conference (November 4-6, 2021)

updated: 
Tuesday, May 11, 2021 - 11:51am
Women in French / South Atlantic Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, June 30, 2021

This panel is one of five Women in French sessions at the 2021 South Atlantic Modern Language Association annual conference, taking place this year in Atlanta, Georgia from November 4-6.

 

Presenters must be current members of Women in French and the South Atlantic Modern Language Association.

 

Francophone Womxn Creating Apart and Connecting Together

 

SPECIAL PANDEMIC ISSUE OF NEW LITERARIA

updated: 
Tuesday, May 11, 2021 - 11:51am
New Literaria
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, July 2, 2021

CALL FOR PAPERS
SPECIAL PANDEMIC ISSUE OF NEW LITERARIA
An International Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies in Humanities
ISSN- 2582-7375 [Online]

Editors: Dipra Sarkhel & Nisarga Bhattacharjee

Comparing the Incomparable: International Comparative Literature as Decentered Cross-Cultural Dialogue

updated: 
Tuesday, May 11, 2021 - 11:51am
The Editorial Office of International Comparative Literature, Shanghai Normal University (SHNU)
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, May 30, 2021

Comparing the Incomparable:

International Comparative Literature as Decentered Cross-Cultural Dialogue

(An ICL Young Scholar Forum

2021 Series: Panel No. 2)

 

Conference Time/Venue: Sept. 12, 2021/virtual event

Deadline for Abstract Submission: May 30, 2021

Deadline for Full Paper Submission: July 31, 2021

Contact Person: Ying Xiong, yxiong@shnu.edu.cn

 

Organizer: The Editorial Office of International Comparative Literature

Hosts: The Department of Chinese Language and Literature at Shanghai Normal University (SHNU)

CFP: Arts and Humanities

updated: 
Tuesday, May 11, 2021 - 11:49am
Journal of Arts and Humanities
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, October 30, 2021

Call For Papers

Arts and Humanities (Volume 13, March 2022)

Submission Deadline: October 30, 2021

 

We are currently accepting manuscripts for Arts and Humanities Vol. 13 that will be published on March 15, 2022. Please send original manuscripts of 5000-7000 words in MLA style no later than October 30, 2021. Early submissions are encouraged.

About the Journal:

Revising Moves: Sharing and Narrating Revision in Action

updated: 
Tuesday, May 11, 2021 - 11:49am
Editors Allison D. Carr, Christina M. LaVecchia, Laura R. Micciche, Hannah J. Rule, and Jayne E.O. Stone
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, June 1, 2021

“Revision does not always guarantee improvement; successive drafts do not always lead to a clearer vision. You can’t just change the words around and get the ideas right.” 

Nancy Sommers, “Between the Drafts,” 1992 

 

ReFocus: The Films of Oliver Stone

updated: 
Tuesday, May 11, 2021 - 11:49am
David Da Silva
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, June 15, 2021

Délai prolongé

ReFocus: Les films d'Oliver Stone

States of Emergency: Covid, Climate, Crisis (SAMLA 2021)

updated: 
Tuesday, May 11, 2021 - 11:48am
SAMLA (2021)
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, June 1, 2021

For the past year, the world has been in the grasp of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic as climate change continues to bear destructive fruit in the form of environmental degradation and extreme weather events. In fact, deforestation and human encroachment is widely held to be a major contributing factor to the initial emergence of COVID-19 in humans. Adding to these crises, social unrest continues to erupt across the globe, from protests against the murder of African Americans by police and the storming of the capitol building by election deniers in the United States to a military coup in Myanmar and mass farmer strikes in India. As tension continues to build, the lines between these events begin to blur and a single state of catastrophe emerges.

International Journal of Linguistics, Literature and Culture

updated: 
Tuesday, May 11, 2021 - 11:47am
Euroean Scientific Insitute
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, April 1, 2024

International Journal of Linguistics, Literature and Culture” is a peer reviewed journal which accepts high quality research articles. It is a quarterly published international journal and is available to all researchers who are interested in publishing their scientific achievements. We welcome submissions focusing on theories, methods and applications in Linguistics, Literature and Culture, both articles and book reviews. All articles must be in English.

 

http://ijllc.eu/

Call for Proposals: Edited volume on Star Trek and Star Wars

updated: 
Tuesday, May 11, 2021 - 11:19am
Emily Strand and Amy H. Sturgis for Vernon Press
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, August 2, 2021

Call for Abstracts

Edited volume on Star Trek and Star Wars

Edited by Emily Strand, MA and Amy H. Sturgis, PhD

Vernon Press 

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