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Fourteenth International Melville Society Conference, 2025: Oceanic Melville

updated: 
Friday, February 2, 2024 - 10:26am
The Melville Society
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, October 15, 2024

Call for Papers

 

Fourteenth International Melville Society Conference

University of Connecticut (maritime campus), Avery Point, Connecticut, USA

Dates: June 16-19, 2025

 

Deadline for Proposals: October 15, 2024

 

Conference Theme: Oceanic Melville

 

Meditation and water are wedded forever.

Moby-Dick, Chapter 1

 

The oceans cover two thirds of our planet’s surface and are responsible

for over half of our oxygen and one fifth of our nutrition. They are in trouble.

Call for Papers – Colour Turn: Interdisciplinary Journal of Colour Research

updated: 
Friday, February 2, 2024 - 10:26am
Colour Turn: Interdisciplinary Journal of Colour Research
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, April 8, 2024

Colour Turn invites abstracts on all areas of colour research and colour science. This includes research in the humanities and natural sciences. Interdisciplinary and transdisciplinary papers are also welcome.

Please send a 250-word abstract to submission[at]colourturn.net by Monday, April 8.
Please be sure to include your name, contact details and the title of the paper in your abstract.

For more information on the concept of the journal and our submission guidelines, please visit our website at colourturn.net.

About Colour Turn

Call for Papers on South Asian Studies

updated: 
Friday, February 2, 2024 - 10:26am
Journal of South Asian Exchanges
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, February 28, 2024

ies and Social Sciences

Menu Call for Papers on South Asian Studies 

The Journal of South Asian Exchanges invites original research papers, theoretical studies, book reviews, and review articles on a wide range of topics related to South Asia. The journal is open to scholars, academics, and practitioners who are interested in discussing and deliberating on the path to South Asia in 2024 and the potential futures of South Asia. The journal will cover a wide range of themes, including but not limited to:

Tales of Resistance and Resilience: Cinemascapes from Contemporary India

updated: 
Thursday, February 1, 2024 - 11:22pm
Symbiosis Institute of Media and Communication
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, March 30, 2024

Cinema in contemporary India has been evolving in multifarious ways, technological innovations and the multiplicity of digital platforms significantly altering the experience of film production and reception. Apart from the mainstream Hindi cinema that enjoyed a national viewership till recent times, regional films have also emerged as popular forms of entertainment across the nation. Popular Indian cinema is being redefined and in this new environment, regional content is appreciated, new genres are welcomed, and a new viewing experience is well appreciated. Film production methods have also changed radically, with independent films gaining in popularity especially among the urban audience.

Gender and the Public Sphere

updated: 
Thursday, February 1, 2024 - 4:21pm
Texas Tech Women's & Gender Studies Program
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, February 4, 2024

DEADLINE EXTENDED!

Texas Tech University’s 40th Women’s & Gender Studies annual spring conference, to be held on April 11, 2024, invites submissions on the theme Gender and The Public Sphere. Organizers seek proposals for individual papers or panels on topics related to gendered public discourses, the representations of gender in public life and popular culture, and all the nuanced meanings of Jurgen Habermas’s twentieth-century concept of the “public sphere” as it relates to emerging research on gender and sexuality. The conference seeks to explore questions such as:

Rethinking Marginality: Inclusion and Ableism

updated: 
Thursday, February 1, 2024 - 2:45pm
Pharos University, University of New Mexico, and Trinity College Dublin
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, February 5, 2024

Rethinking Marginality: Inclusion and Ableism

Pharos University in Alexandria, Egypt – in collaboration with Trinity College Dublin, Ireland, and the University of New Mexico, USA–cordially invites you to participate in its international conference titled “Rethinking Marginality: Inclusion and Ableism,” to be held onsite from 1 – 2 March 2024.

Special Issue of Post45, "Race and Animality Reconsidered"

updated: 
Thursday, February 1, 2024 - 1:21pm
Samantha Pergadia and Alex Alston
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, February 29, 2024

We are proposing a special issue of Post-45 Journal, titled “Race and Animality Reconsidered.” In light of a host of recent interventions and discourses emerging from Black studies, postcolonial studies, environmental studies, and other fields, this special issue seeks to highlight contemporary work on the entanglements of racialization or racialized gendering and animalization, including what this means for the material lives of human and nonhuman animals since WWII.

New Writing Journal seeks articles, creative work, articles on pedagogy, genre and more

updated: 
Thursday, February 1, 2024 - 10:20am
New Writing journal (Routledge/Taylor and Francis)
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, March 31, 2024

New Writing: the International Journal for the Practice and Theory of Creative Writing (Routledge) seeks high quality articles, as well as creative work.

Articles submitted might focus on any aspect of Creative Writing Studies, including, for example:

• Creative Writing in universities and colleges
• pedagogy, practice or research topics
• the processes of creative writers, their drafts and completed works
• the history of particular writing forms
• analysis of particular creative works

Submission length is open. 

Creative Industries Journal - Call for Guest Reviewers

updated: 
Thursday, February 1, 2024 - 10:07am
Creative Industries Journal (Routledge)
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, February 29, 2024

 

Call for Well-Qualified Guest Reviewers

The international peer-reviewed Creative Industries Journal [CIJ] (Routledge/ Taylor and Francis), now in its 13th volume and approaching its 14th year, seeks to create a pool of guest reviewers, who possess the requisite expertise, to complement our Peer Review Board and Editorial team.

Theorizing Cyborgs, Elves, and Vampires: Popular Genres in the Academy

updated: 
Thursday, February 1, 2024 - 8:41am
Binghamton University Comparative Literature Department
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, February 9, 2024

The Comparative Literature Graduate Student Organization at Binghamton University invites proposals for papers discussing popular genres for our graduate conferencescheduled for April 12-13, 2024.

 

There has been a heightened academic interest in popular genres within the last decade. Scholars have approached these texts from a variety of lenses, and—with our graduate conference—we hope to make space for further research through various forms of critical engagement. In addition to welcoming essays regarding individual texts and specific genres, we are also interested in examining the state of popular genres in the academy, and especially encourage submissions engaged with non-Western texts and theory.

 

Consensual Play

updated: 
Wednesday, January 31, 2024 - 4:05pm
The Journal of Gaming & Virtual Worlds
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, April 30, 2024

The Journal of Gaming & Virtual Worlds invites submissions for a guest edited special issue exploring consent in games. The issues surrounding consent are far-reaching, and what constitutes consent continues to be a live subject of debate in wide-ranging arenas (including healthcare choices, data access, gun ownership rights, and sexual assault). As discussions around consent and entitlement swirl around the public sphere, game scholars and designers have a critical opportunity to explore this crucial cultural conversation through the lens of games.

Hearing in/Justice

updated: 
Wednesday, January 31, 2024 - 4:04pm
Alex Feldman and Victoria Scrimer
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, February 4, 2024

We invite abstracts for papers on legal/ political hearings, inquiries and investigations in/ as theatre or performance, for in-person presentation at this year's Law, Culture & Humanities conference, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada (May 17th-18th 2024). 

Edited Collection/Fairy Tales

updated: 
Wednesday, January 31, 2024 - 4:04pm
Fairy Tales and Social Critique in Adaptations by Women Writers
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, May 1, 2024

Edited Collection: Fairy Tales and Social Critique in Adaptations by Women Writers

This collection considers how women writers subvert normative structures in their adaptations of fairy tales. Though fairy tales, as a genre, have long been associated with conservative values, writers like Anne Sexton , Angela Carter, and Emma Donoghue, among others reimagine fairy tales as the instrument of social critique of traditional structures. The essays in this collection consider the way women writers rewrite mythologies inherited from the past, charting the decline of aristocratic systems and entrenched class structures. 

Interested Contributors should send their chapter, an abstract, and a CV to the editor, Dr. Laura Alexander at

International Conference Counter-Image 2024 - Visual Culture and Ecological Thinking: reimagining relationships in the world

updated: 
Wednesday, January 31, 2024 - 4:04pm
EVAM, ICNOVA e Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, March 18, 2024

International Conference Counter-Image 2024 - Visual Culture and Ecological Thinking: reimagining relationships in the world

 

7, 8 & 9 August 2024

Centro de Filosofia e Ciências Humanas , Federal University of Santa Catarina, Florianópolis, Brazil.

 

There is an extractivist monoculture of the way of producing images that performs imagery itself as a mere representation of a given world and which has the effect of homogenising pictures and, therefore, the possibility of performing worlds. How can we address these issues?

 

Composition, Writing, and Research with AI: A (Re) Examination of The Politics of and Artificial Intelligence " Virtual Conference

updated: 
Wednesday, January 31, 2024 - 4:04pm
Howard University's Sigma Tau Delta's International English Honor Society's Theta Theta Chapter and the Department of English Present:
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, March 17, 2024

Topics included but not limited to the following: 

 

*The Rhetoric of Racism in AI
The Rhetoric of Sexism in AI
The Rhetoric of Homoohobia in AI
The Politics of AI and Linguistics
Cultivating Effective Teaching and Learning With AI
Ethics With Language Generated Programs For Students’ Writing and Research

Healing Community: Black Women on The Arts and Liberation Pedagogy

updated: 
Wednesday, January 31, 2024 - 4:03pm
Center for American Literary Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, February 16, 2024

 

Penn State’s Center for American Literary Studies presents

 

Healing Community: Black Women on The Arts and Liberation Pedagogy

 

Friday, February 16, 12:00-1:00 PM EST via Zoom

 

Register here

https://psu.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_nw4RhyRTRluifLP4vjCkJQ

 

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email

Call for submissions from JNT: Journal of Narrative Theory

updated: 
Wednesday, January 31, 2024 - 4:03pm
JNT: Journal of Narrative Theory
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 1, 2024

JNT: Journal of Narrative Theory seeks theoretically sophisticated essays that examine narrative in a host of critical, interdisciplinary, or cross-cultural contexts. Of particular interest are history and narrative; cultural studies and popular culture; discourses of class, gender, sexuality, race, nationality, subalternity, and ethnicity; film theory, queer theory, and media studies; new historical, poststructural, or global approaches to narrative forms (literary or otherwise); along with essays that span or subvert epistemic and disciplinary boundaries.

The Shared Language of Sex and Violence in Literature

updated: 
Wednesday, January 31, 2024 - 4:02pm
The Acacia Group
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, February 16, 2024

The Shared Language of Sex and Violence in Literature

2024 Acacia Group Annual Academic Conference

California State University, Fullerton

March 15-16th, 2023

CFP on "The Everyday" (Deadline: March 15, 2024)

updated: 
Wednesday, January 31, 2024 - 4:02pm
Sanglap: Journal of Literary and Cultural Inquiry (10.2, June 2024)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 15, 2024

In the last few years, the Covid-19 pandemic has created an unprecedented experience of the everyday in us. We were all locked up at home somewhere in the world spending time with family or our own selves in isolation. In the absence of the ‘busyness’ of routine public activities, life showed down. In the tremendous fear of whether we would survive the disaster or feel anxiously for our family based elsewhere, we noticed the slow spiralling out of each day, sometimes at the level of the moment, in our lives. Slowness, an awareness of our body and movement, and a deep noticing of our surroundings and our loved ones – in short, a re-cognition of the everyday marked our ‘species’ life.

Call for Papers (Issue 35): Emotion and Affect

updated: 
Wednesday, January 31, 2024 - 4:02pm
FORUM
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, May 4, 2023

Affect theory turns our attention towards a re-contextualisation of emotional and affective experiences within past and contemporary constructions of race, gender and sexuality. It leads us towards the para-rational zones of lived experience (sensations, disturbances, intensities, etc) and offers new interdisciplinary methodologies. The study of emotionality interrogates the boundary between human and non-human, with contemporary research in ecological feeling playing with the border between humans and other species, nature and geological formations. This issue is interested in how these contemporary and modern affective debates have impacted, and continue to impact, the ways in which we think about feeling.

 

EASTAP Annual Conference 2024 - ECOSYSTEMS OF THEATRE AND PERFORMANCE

updated: 
Wednesday, January 31, 2024 - 4:02pm
EASTAP - European Association for the Study of Theatre and Performance / IAB -- Institute of the Arts Barcelona
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, February 28, 2024

We are delighted to announce the EASTAP Annual Conference 2024, hosted by the Institute of the Arts Barcelona (Sitges, Spain), under the theme “Ecosystems of Theatre and Performance”. As host city, Sitges has been a biosphere destination since 2016, and is committed to environmental, economic, and social sustainability. 

The conference aims to bring together international scholars, practitioners, and researchers, inviting submissions for papers and presentations that delve into various aspects of this theme and offer fresh insights into the dynamic field of theatre and performance. 

Beyond Nationalism and Populism: National Identities Studies in the 21st Century

updated: 
Wednesday, January 31, 2024 - 4:01pm
National Identities, University of Westminster, London
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, May 31, 2024

 

 

 

CALL FOR PAPERS 

 

Beyond Nationalism and Populism: National Identities Studies in the 21st Century

                                                               National Identities 25th anniversary conference

 

 

 

A special conference to mark the 25th anniversary of the founding of the journal National Identities will be held at the University of Westminster, London on 12-14 September 2024.

 

Re-imagining and Re-engaging with the Victorians (A virtual undergraduate and graduate conference)

updated: 
Wednesday, January 31, 2024 - 4:01pm
Brooke Cameron / Queen's University
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, March 5, 2024

Re-imagining and Re-engaging with the Victorians

A virtual undergraduate and graduate conference


Conference on April 18 and Abstracts Due March 5

Hosted by Queen’s University’s ENGL 859

 

Contact emails: brooke.cameron@queensu.ca & sydney.wildman@queensu.ca

See full CFP below

 

Keynote:

Jentery Sayers, Associate Professor, University of Victoria

“Victorian Activities and the Play of Genre in Contemporary Video Games"

 

Organizers:

Electronic Literature Organization (ELO) Conference

updated: 
Wednesday, January 31, 2024 - 4:01pm
Electronic Literature Organization (ELO) Conference and Media Festival 2024
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, February 15, 2024

2024 – Virtual – Call for Proposals – #ELOnline

We invite submissions for presentations, performances, and exhibition pieces at the annual Electronic Literature Organization Conference and Media Arts Festival (ELO), to be hosted fully online July 18-21, 2024 by a team based at the University of Central Florida with collaborators around the world.

Special Issue: AI

updated: 
Wednesday, January 31, 2024 - 4:00pm
Alienocene: Journal of the First Outernational
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 1, 2024

In July 2023, a tech startup called “Simulation Inc” released an AI technology capable of generating entire t.v. episodes—including dialogue, voice acting, animation, and editing—from nothing more than a two-sentence prompt. Somewhat oddly (and provoking suspicion that the project might be a hoax or internet prank), Simulation Inc’s website lists a fake address under their contact info: 500 Baudrillard Drive, San Francisco, CA. 

Victorians. A Journal of Culture and Literature Summer and Winter Issues Call for Papers

updated: 
Wednesday, January 31, 2024 - 4:00pm
Victorians. A Journal of Culture and Literature
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 1, 2024

Victorians CFP 2024 

Victorians: A Journal of Culture and Literature is one of the longest running journal publications in the field of Victorian literature. It began in 1952 under the title The Victorian Newsletter, and its transformations over the last 70 years reflects the continued growth and reputation of the journal as a key professional publication that participates in the most recent and important conversations in the discipline of Victorian studies. Victorians is published in partnership with Ohio State University Press / Journals, and is available both in hardcopy and online, hosted by Project Muse. 

A special issue on the short stories of Ivan Coyote

updated: 
Wednesday, January 31, 2024 - 4:00pm
Halmstad University, Sweden
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, May 31, 2024

We are looking for 500-word abstracts for a theme-based special issue of critical essays on the short stories of the queer Canadian writer and performer Ivan Coyote to be published in 2025. The full articles should be approx 7000 words. The deadline for the articles is October 1st, 2024. There will be a peer-review process. Any questions should be sent to anna.fahraeus@hh.se.

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