all recent posts

The Millennial Novel (Edited Collection)

updated: 
Thursday, April 15, 2021 - 12:40pm
Loïc Bourdeau and Christopher Lloyd
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, September 30, 2021

This edited collection aims to theorize and contextualize transnational manifestations of the “millennial novel,” a term that has been used often derogatively to describe contemporary fiction from a generation of writers living through unprecedented historical upheavals. The book will not debate the use of the term, but rather provide an initial theorization of its forms and primary concerns. Characterised, we might say, by rootlessness, anxiety, ennui, and a general detachment from the governing socioeconomic structures of neoliberal modern life, the millennial novel is a genre at once over-debated and under-examined.

CFP FORUM Postgraduate Journal Issue 32: The Aftermath (2021). Deadline 14th May 2021.

updated: 
Thursday, April 15, 2021 - 12:40pm
FORUM Postgraduate Journal of Culture and the Arts, The University of Edinburgh
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, May 14, 2021

FORUM Postgraduate Journal Call for Papers Issue 32: The Aftermath (2021)

Following periods of social, political, and economic turbulence governments and communities around the world rally in efforts designed to preserve, challenge, or radically overhaul the status quo. Although there is now some reason for optimism, we find ourselves faced with the aftermath of numerous upheavals. Is this a unique opportunity to use the tattered threads of the social fabric to make something new? Where do we go from here?

Archival Approaches to American Literature (Penn State UP)

updated: 
Thursday, April 15, 2021 - 12:40pm
Resources for American Literary Study
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, June 15, 2021

Resources for American Literary Study, a journal of archival and bibliographical scholarship in American literature, invites submissions for our upcoming 2021 double issue. Covering all periods of American literature, RALS welcomes both traditional and digital approaches to archival and bibliographical analysis. 

Founded in 1971, RALS remains the only major scholarly periodical of its kind. Each issue includes, in addition to archival and bibliographical research, related book reviews and a unique “Prospects” essay that identifies new directions in the study of major authors. Our editorial board consists of leading scholars from an array of fields and subfields in American literary study.

Call for Reviews: Journal of Gaming and Virtual Worlds

updated: 
Thursday, April 15, 2021 - 12:40pm
Matthew Johnson / Journal of Gaming and Virtual Worlds
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, May 15, 2021

Seeking academic reviews of videogaming-related academic books, websites-portals-databases, communities, and “popular” books; reviews of virtual environments; and videogames (recent or older, single- or multiplayer, across all platforms) for potential publication in the Journal of Gaming and Virtual Worlds (ISSN 1757191X , ONLINE ISSN 17571928).

Multiverse Science Fiction & Fantasy Convention

updated: 
Thursday, April 15, 2021 - 12:39pm
Multiverse Science Fiction & Fantasy Convention
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, June 30, 2021

Multiverse Science Fiction & Fantasy Convention

Event Date & Location: October 15-17, 2021, Westin Atlanta Perimeter North

Deadline for Submissions: June 30, 2021

Name of Organization: Multiverse Science Fiction and Fantasy Convention

Organization Website: https://www.multiversecon.org

Contact Email: Rhonda Jackson Joseph,Learn@Multiversecon.org

CONVENTION THEME:

Racial Violence: the American (hi)story

updated: 
Thursday, April 15, 2021 - 12:39pm
GIRES-Global Institute for Research Education & Scholarship B.V.
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, June 1, 2021

Racial Violence: the American (hi)story

International Conference
24-25 July 2021
(Live sessions:2 days/Virtual platform:5 days)

Thematic Approach

GIRES, the Global Institute for Research Education & Scholarship and the Greenwood African American Studies Center (GAASC) explore the highly complex issue of racial violence in the United States.  

MMLA African American Literature Permanent Section

updated: 
Thursday, April 15, 2021 - 12:39pm
Midwest Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, May 1, 2021

Utopic Identity and Liminality in African American Literature

This panel seeks presentations about the proclivity of African American racial space. That is, this panel is interested in when and where conceptions of spatial race formalities are conducted. We can think of “space” as time, place, and movement—the constant liminal changing of identities. This panel invites abstracts, of no more than 250 words, for presentations on African American literature at the Midwest Modern Language Association conference. Some topics might include:

2021 Literature/Film Association CFP: Work & Play (New Orleans, 10/21-10/23)

updated: 
Thursday, April 15, 2021 - 12:39pm
Literature/Film Association
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, July 1, 2021

WORK & PLAY 2021 Literature/Film Association Conference New Orleans, Louisiana, USA October 21 to October 23, 2021  Keynote: Vicki Mayer, Tulane University  Holding the annual conference of the Literature/Film Association in New Orleans raises questions of labor and leisure in relation to adaptation in the study of literature, film, and media. Not only has the city served as the home to writers and filmmakers, but it also has become a major media capital in its own right, enticing television and film production with tax incentives and its distinctive culture.

Mediating Arctic Geographies: Contemporary Imaginaries of the Circumpolar World (Inari, Finland, 11-12 August 2021)

updated: 
Thursday, April 15, 2021 - 12:39pm
Tampere University
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, May 31, 2021

Since the signing of the Kyoto Protocol in 1997, the Arctic (understood here as the circumpolar region around and north of the Arctic Circle) has entered worldwide public discussion to an unprecedented extent. As a global climate archive and the site of various scrambles for resources, it has become the centre of attention within debates on climate change and global geopolitics.

Deadline Extended CFP 2021 INTERACTIVE FILM AND MEDIA CONFERENCE

updated: 
Wednesday, April 14, 2021 - 1:49pm
Hudson Moura
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, April 26, 2021

 INTERACTIVE FILM AND MEDIA CONFERENCE 2021:

NEW NARRATIVES, RACIALIZATION, GLOBAL CRISES, AND SOCIAL ENGAGEMENT 

Hosted by

Ryerson University (Canada)  

The Glasgow School of Art (Scotland) 

University of Sao Paulo (Brazil)  

The University of Texas at Dallas (USA) 

(virtual)

August 5-7, 2021 

Abstract deadline EXTENDED: April 26th, 2021 

(Online) HUMAN RIGHTS, VIOLENCE AND DICTATORSHIP - 3rd International Interdisciplinary Conference

updated: 
Tuesday, April 13, 2021 - 1:47pm
InMind Support
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, October 31, 2020

Our website:https://www.inconference.info/Scientific Committee:Professor Wojciech Owczarski – University of Gdańsk, PolandProfessor Polina Golovátina-Mora – Universidad Pontificia Bolivariana, Colombia ABOUT CONFERENCE: In the time when human rights are violated on a regular basis, violence triumphs, and feeble democracies ever more often back down before authoritarian rule, there obviously arises the need to reflect on the possible ways of counteracting such phenomena. Our interdisciplinary conference is intended as a fitting opportunity for this reflection.

1921-2021: 100 years with and without Kropotkin

updated: 
Tuesday, April 13, 2021 - 9:28am
International Kropotkin Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, May 31, 2021

Piotr Alekseevich Kropotkin (1842-1921) was one of the most prominent advocates of anarchism during his adult life, but also a famous intellectual and activist in Europe and further afield. In this centenary year of his death, we welcome you to join us for a discussion about his legacy, influence and relevance today. This conference will discuss his life and his work, but also his afterlife. Since February 1921, the world has lived without Kropotkin, but in many ways his ideas and his legacy persist. This conference seeks to specify, debate, contest, and carry on that legacy.

Queer Gower edited collection

updated: 
Monday, April 12, 2021 - 10:32am
Will Rogers/ULM
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, June 15, 2021

Co-editors: Natalie Grinnell, Reeves Family Professor in the Humanities (Wofford College) and Will Rogers (University of Louisiana-Monroe)

 

ReFocus: The Films of William Wyler

updated: 
Saturday, April 10, 2021 - 2:04pm
University of Edinburgh Press
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, June 30, 2021

Call for Papers 

ReFocus: The Films of William Wyler 

POP-UP Academic Conference on Popular Culture, hosted by Lone Star College-University Park

updated: 
Wednesday, April 7, 2021 - 8:08pm
Rhonda Jackson Joseph
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, August 29, 2021

Call for PapersPOP-UP Academic Conference on Popular Culture, hosted by Lone Star College-University Park 

Event Date & Location: October 28 and 29, 2021, virtually hosted by Lone Star College-University Park, 20515 TX-249, Houston, TX 77070

Thursday, October 28, 2021, 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm

Friday, October 29, 2021, 10:00 am to 4:00 pm

Deadline for Submissions:  August 29, 2021

Name of Organization: Lone Star College-University Park

Organization Website: https://www.lonestar.edu/popup.htm

Dracones in Mundo: Dragons in Literature, Film, and Pop Culture: A Series of Edited Volumes UPDATE/EXTENDED DEADLINE

updated: 
Wednesday, April 7, 2021 - 5:01pm
St. Thomas University
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, July 25, 2021

Dracones in Mundo: Dragons in Literature, Film, and Pop Culture: A Series of Edited Volumes UPDATE/EXTENDED DEADLINE

deadline for submissions:
July 25, 2021

full name / name of organization:
St. Thomas University

contact email:
rachel.carazo@snhu.edu

I received a great response to the last call for papers regarding the volumes on dragons. As a result, I have been better able to refine and divide results.

Writing as Resistance and Transgression: Gender, Poetics and Activism in Post-War Literature in English

updated: 
Wednesday, April 7, 2021 - 3:00pm
University of Wrocław
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, April 16, 2021

CFP : “Writing as Resistance and Transgression: Gender, Poetics and Activism in Post-War Literature in English”
Dates: May 27-28, 2021 (via Zoom)
Deadline for Submission: April 16, 2021
Keynote Speakers: Professor Agnieszka Graff (University of Warsaw) and Doctor
Elżbieta Klimek-Dominiak (University of Wrocław)
***
Writing as Resistance and Transgression: Gender, Poetics and Activism in Post-War Literature in English
Date: May 27-28, 2021

Access: Fundamental Issues, Journal Special Issue

updated: 
Wednesday, April 7, 2021 - 1:46pm
Joseph Donica, Leah Richards, CUNY
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, May 31, 2021

Growing out of two panels on access in higher education at the 2021 Modern Language Association's annual convention, this special journal issue will focus on the fundamental issues of access that plague American higher education. We will send the special issue proposal to several journals that take a radical approach to pedagogy in higher education.

Call for Proposals: Methuen Drama Agitations Series

updated: 
Wednesday, April 7, 2021 - 12:47pm
Methuen Drama Agitations: Text, Politics and Performance
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, April 1, 2024

We are pleased to announce our call for book proposals for the new Methuen Drama Agitations Series. 

 

Please read below for more information and if interested, please contact one of the editors at the email below.

 

Theatre has always offered immediate responses to political, social, economic and cultural crisis events that are local, national and/or global in dimension, establishing itself as a prime medium of engagement.

Joycean Cartographies: Navigating a New Century of Ulysses

updated: 
Tuesday, April 6, 2021 - 5:22pm
The Huntington Library, Art Museum, and Botanical Gardens
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, June 1, 2021

On Feb. 2–4, 2022, The Huntington will host an onsite conference in San Marino, California to celebrate the publication centennial of James Joyce’s Ulysses. In tandem with the conference, The Huntington will host an exhibition on novels and maps from the 16th through the 20th century, including a newly acquired series of engraved maps derived from Ulysses, made by the artist David Lilburn.

Annulet: A Journal of Poetics—Issue (2)

updated: 
Tuesday, April 6, 2021 - 5:02pm
Annulet: A Journal of Poetics
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, September 15, 2021

Annulet: A Journal of Poetics seeks submissions of literary criticism for our second issue.

 

Among its meanings, "annulet" means a little ring. As a literary journal, we are committed to bringing into closer quarters poetry, poetics-driven prose, and public-facing scholarship and criticism. 

Call for Papers: FRAME 34.2, “Writing the Mind”

updated: 
Tuesday, April 6, 2021 - 5:00pm
FRAME. Journal of Literary Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, May 21, 2021

In Ellen Forney’s autobiographical comic Marbles: Mania, Depression, Michelangelo and Me (2012), the author narrates her journey following her bipolar disorder diagnosis, a journey that sets off an exploration into how her art is connected to that of the “crazy artists” of the past. Just like Vincent van Gogh and Sylvia Plath, whose work has been connected to their mental health status, Forney explores how her condition possibly influenced her art.

Messengers from the Stars: On Science Fiction and Fantasy No. 6, 2021 - Pandemics

updated: 
Tuesday, April 6, 2021 - 5:00pm
ULICES-ULisbon/Messengers from the Stars
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, June 30, 2021

Messengers from the Stars: On Science Fiction and Fantasy

No. 6, 2021

Edited by: Elana Gomel

Co-edited by: João Félix

Messengers from the Stars is an international, peer-reviewed journal, offering academic articles, reviews, and providing an outlet for a wide range of creative work inspired by science fiction and fantasy. The 2021 issue will be dedicated to the following theme:

Pandemics

Special Issue: South Asian Fiction – International Impact

updated: 
Tuesday, April 6, 2021 - 5:00pm
SINDHU: Southasian INter-Disciplinary HUmanities
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, April 15, 2021

Call for Articles

Special Issue: South Asian Fiction – International Impact

Guest Editor: Dinesh Kumar

 

The Uses of Humor to Muddle through the COVID Pandemic

updated: 
Tuesday, April 6, 2021 - 5:00pm
Joseph A. Alvarez/ SAMLA (South Atlantic Modern Language Association)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, June 18, 2021

THE USES OF HUMOR TO MUDDLE THROUGH THE COVID PANDEMIC

AMERICAN HUMOR STUDIES ASSOCIATION

Pages