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FINAL REMINDER: New Approaches to N.K. Jemisin (prospective ALA pitch)

updated: 
Saturday, October 30, 2021 - 1:42pm
Alex Anderson and Matt Morgenstern, Purdue University Department of English
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, November 1, 2021

Greetings,

The CFP to follow is for a prospective panel at the American Literature Association’s 2022 meeting in Chicago (more information on the conference is linked here). To supplement the panel pitch, we would like four individual papers to submit to the conference organizers as an indication of interest in the panel; unfortunately, we cannot guarantee the panel will be accepted by the organizers. Nevertheless, after receiving and deciding on individual paper proposals, we will communicate our decisions by early-November with the aim of submitting the panel pitch to ALA by 12/1.

"City in a Forest": Children's Literature Association 2022

updated: 
Thursday, October 28, 2021 - 12:19pm
Children's Literature Association
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, November 5, 2021

“We pass under the shade of the magnolias and red oaks that sprout everywhere in Atlanta. Trees easily outnumber residents.”
                                                                                                             –
The Downstairs Girl (2019) by Stacey Lee

 

“The Place of Memory and the Memory of Place” International Conference

updated: 
Wednesday, October 27, 2021 - 2:17pm
London Centre for Interdisciplinary Research
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 31, 2022

“The Place of Memory and the Memory of Place” International Conference

Selected papers will be published in a post-conference volume with an ISBN number.

Oxford/Online: 17-19 June 2022
Conference Venue: St. Anne’s College, University of Oxford
Conference website: https://memory.lcir.co.uk

SWPACA 2022: Television [EXTENSION]

updated: 
Wednesday, October 27, 2021 - 2:17pm
Southwest Popular/American Culture Association
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, November 14, 2021

Southwest Popular / American Culture Association (SWPACA) 43rd Annual Conference, February 23-26, 2022, Albuquerque, New Mexico 

Proposals for papers and panels are now being accepted for the 40th annual SWPACA conference.  One of the nation’s largest interdisciplinary academic conferences, SWPACA offers nearly 70 subject areas, each typically featuring multiple panels.  

The Television Area Chair invites interested scholars to submit papers on any aspect of television, past or present. Topics include, but are not limited to:

  • the possible future of television (including shows created for Netflix, Hulu, Amazon, Apple TV etc.)

Other Times, Other Spaces

updated: 
Wednesday, October 27, 2021 - 2:16pm
Institut Supérieur des Langues de Tunis, Tunisia
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, December 25, 2021

                                                             Institut Supérieur des Langues de Tunis

                                                                          Department of English

                                                                  Call for Papers and Participations

 

INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON

“Other Times, Other Spaces

16-17 March 2022

Venue: ISLT

General CFP - Winter 2021

updated: 
Wednesday, October 27, 2021 - 4:55am
Language, Literature, and Interdisciplinary Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, November 30, 2021

General Call for Papers


Language, Literature, and Interdisciplinary Studies (LLIDS), an open-access peer-reviewed 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.

Legacies of Trauma: The Tragedy of Before and After

updated: 
Wednesday, October 27, 2021 - 4:52am
Language, Literature, and Interdisciplinary Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, October 31, 2021

CALL FOR PAPERS

Legacies of Trauma: The Tragedy of Before and After

Iconography and Iconoclasm in Twentieth Century and Contemporary American Poetry

updated: 
Tuesday, October 26, 2021 - 3:16pm
Southwest Popular / American Culture Association
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, October 28, 2021

From Langston Hughes’ "Goodbye, Christ" to Gertrude Stein’s "If I Told Him, A Completed Portrait of Picasso," Marie Howe’s Magdalene to Sarah Blake’s Mr. West, cultural icons feature prominently across American poetry from the past century to the present. Now that social media affords endless and immediate access to living icons’ homes, bodies, and vulnerabilities (especially during the COVID-19 pandemic), poetic treatments of icons might offer timely and incisive considerations of iconography in popular culture then and now. What makes us identify with, or feel alienated from, an iconic figure? What challenges exist in depicting realistic and relatable icons in a medium necessitating a degree of craft?

Art History 2060—Imagining our Futures to Rethink our Pasts

updated: 
Tuesday, October 26, 2021 - 2:28pm
Davidson College
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, November 30, 2021

A C3 New Scholars Symposium at Davidson College

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Dan-el Padilla Peralta, Associate Professor of Classics, Princeton
arthistory2060.davidson.edu

Submission Deadline: November 30, 2021

Abundance and Scarcity (extended deadline)

updated: 
Tuesday, October 26, 2021 - 11:11am
Méliné Kasparian-Le Fèvre
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, November 15, 2021

 

Abundance and Scarcity

International conference for young researchers (CLIMAS-Culture et Littérature des Mondes Anglophones)

Bordeaux Montaigne University, 17-18 February, 2022, Bordeaux, France

 

Global Dostoevskys

updated: 
Monday, October 25, 2021 - 5:17pm
North American Dostoevsky Society
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, November 30, 2021

The North American Dostoevsky Society invites proposals for blog posts on the topic of “Global Dostoevskys: Influences and Receptions” for our official blog The Bloggers Karamazov. Posts for this limited series should focus on an aspect of Dostoevsky’s influence and reception outside of Russia. Less researched sites of influence and unexplored areas of reception are especially welcome.

Potential blog topics could include, but are not limited to:

  • Translations of Dostoevsky’s works

  • Shifts in his acclaim or censure within a culture

CFP: Encyclopedia of Indian Writing in English

updated: 
Saturday, October 23, 2021 - 4:34am
Prof Manju Jaidka
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, November 30, 2021

CALL FOR CONTRIBUTIONS: ENCYCLOPEDIA OF INDIAN WRITING IN ENGLISH

This goes out to scholars working in the field of Indian Writing in English.

You are invited to contribute articles for a forthcoming ENCYCLOPEDIA OF INDIAN WRITING IN ENGLISH to be published by Routledge, Taylor and Francis Group.  This volume will focus on writers of fiction, poetry, drama, select literary works and non-fiction, from India (specifically, by writers of Indian origin writing in English). Translations will not be included. 

If you would like to contribute an entry for this reference work, please respond at the earliest, in any case, not later than 30 November 2021. 

Popular Culture Review - CFP for General Issue

updated: 
Friday, October 22, 2021 - 3:53pm
Popular Culture Review - University of Nevada Las Vegas, Dept. of English
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 10, 2022

Popular Culture Review seeks to publish compelling, well-argued, and well-researched articles on a variety of topics related to popular culture.

 

Submissions undergo a rigorous peer review process.

 

General Issues are published in March. Submissions must be received by January 10th for that year's General Issue.

 

"Re-emergence of the Realist Novel in East-Central Europe during Post-Stalinism”, Group session, ICLA Congress 2022, Tbilisi, Georgia

updated: 
Friday, October 22, 2021 - 11:25am
Oana Fotache Dubalaru & Magdalena Raduta/University of Bucharest
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, November 15, 2021

Shortly after the end of WWII, the literary cultures of East-Central Europe were compelled to import the doctrine of socialist realism, which had already been active in the USSR for more than a decade. A malfunctional grafting of a would-be idealizing aesthetics and a formal pattern typical of traditional realism, the socialist realism brought along a new political novel with a limited collection of characters, narrative situations, and denouements, all projected against a overly simplified social background, painted in black and white.

Call for papers: artciencia.com, Number 26&27 (August 2021/July 2022)

updated: 
Friday, October 22, 2021 - 10:51am
artciencia.com - revista de arte, ciência e comunicação
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 31, 2021

Call for papers: artciencia.com, Number 26&27 (August 2021/July 2022)

artciencia.com – journal of art, science and communication

(www.artciencia.com; http://revistas.rcaap.pt/artciencia)  

For the forthcoming issue planned for July 2022, the editors of artciencia.com invite essays and artwork with original approaches to the topics of Art and Education, History, Aesthetics, and/or Technology, in Cinema, Literature, Music, Video Art, Theatre, Performance, Photography, New Media, Painting, etc., as well as e-Learning, English Studies, Law and Communication Sciences.

Algo-rhythms: Living in and out of sync with technology

updated: 
Thursday, October 21, 2021 - 2:44am
Tijdschrift Kunstlicht
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, December 18, 2021

Tijdschrift Kunstlicht: Call for Papers

Algo-rhythms: Living in and out of sync with technology

Guest editor: Evelyn Wan

Deadline: 18 December 2021

Published: May/June 2022

 

In his One Year Performance 1980-1981 (Time Clock Piece), Tehching Hsieh imposes upon himself the task of clocking-in using punch-card technology every day, every hour, 24 hours a day, all through 365 days of the year. Forcing his corporeal self into the cold rigid regularity of mechanical clock time, he makes visible the rhythmic bind of the machine.

ALECC 2022 Biennial Conference: Deadline Extension

updated: 
Wednesday, October 20, 2021 - 7:35pm
Association for Literature, Environment, and Culture in Canada
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, December 1, 2021

ALECC 2022

 

Association for Literature, Environment, and Culture in Canada


Association pour la littérature, l'environnement

et la culture au Canada

 

Biennial Conference

June 15-19, 2022
 University of Saskatchewan

At the heart of Saskatoon, on Treaty 6 territory and the homeland of the Métis.

 

From Literary Composition to Cinematic Adaptation: A Study of Indian Cinema through Popular Literature

updated: 
Wednesday, October 20, 2021 - 3:42pm
Dipak Giri
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, November 30, 2021

Call for Paper on “From Literary Composition to Cinematic Adaptation: A Study of Indian Cinema through Popular Literature

Authentic, scholarly and unpublished research papers are invited from academics and writers for publication in an edited volume with ISBN. Authors are requested to strictly follow the submission guidelines mentioned herewith in their papers. Only electronic submission via email will be accepted for publication. The proposed title of the volume which is below, may subject to change:

 

From Literary Composition to Cinematic Adaptation: A Study of Indian Cinema through Popular Literature

"Global Emerson"

updated: 
Wednesday, October 20, 2021 - 3:42pm
Ralph Waldo Emerson Society
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, January 15, 2022

The Ralph Waldo Emerson Society at the Thoreau Annual Gathering

The Ralph Waldo Emerson Society will sponsor a panel at the Thoreau Society Annual Gathering in Concord, Mass. (July 6–10, 2022). 

"Global Emerson"

"Emersonian Economies" & "Emerson and His Media(ted) Afterlives"

updated: 
Wednesday, October 20, 2021 - 3:42pm
Ralph Waldo Emerson Society
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, January 15, 2022

ALA call for Proposals

 

The Ralph Waldo Emerson Society will sponsor two panels at the 33rd Annual Conference of the American Literature Association, to be held May 26–29, 2022, at the Palmer House Hilton in Chicago.

 

“Emersonian Economies” 

 

Indian Traditional Knowledge System: Relevance and Perspectives

updated: 
Wednesday, October 20, 2021 - 3:42pm
Dr Sunil Kumar Mishra
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, November 25, 2021

CALL FOR CHAPTERS

Title of the Book

 

Indian Traditional Knowledge System: Relevance and Perspectives

ISBN: 978-93-91467-49-4

Submission: 25 November 2021Email your chapter to:  upanayanbooks@gmail.com

 Editor:Dr. Sunil K. Mishra

Free Registration:   https://forms.gle/RXTjLqo5ioCQ4Xh49

Guidelines for Authors

5th International Conference on Modern Approach in Humanities and Social Sciences (ICMHS)

updated: 
Wednesday, October 20, 2021 - 3:41pm
Acavent
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, June 17, 2022

Welcome to the 5th International Conference on Modern Approach in Humanities and Social Sciences (ICMHS). Taking place on 08-10 July 2022 in Zurich, Switzerland, a conference on social sciences and humanities is more than an academic conference. It’s an opportunity to source feedback on your research, to get published in internationally recognized academic journals, and to explore the city of Amsterdam on a free tour.

14th Screenwriting Research Network International Conference: Globalizing Screenwriting

updated: 
Wednesday, October 20, 2021 - 3:41pm
Department of Theatre, Film and Media Studies, University of Vienna
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, December 15, 2021

 

22nd-24th September 2022
Department of Theatre, Film and Media Studies, University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria
UZA II-Rotunde, Althanstraße 14, 1090 Wien

 

Film Academy Vienna,
Anton-von-Webern-Platz 1, 1030 Wien

 

 

Essential Information:

Deadline for abstracts: 15th December 2021

Shortlisting/notification of acceptance by: End of January 2022

Early-bird registration: From early March until end of May 2022

Regular registration by: Mid-July 2022

Late registration by: End of August 2022

Je est un author: (Re-)Appearances of the Authorial Subject in Literature and Theory (ACLA Seminar)

updated: 
Wednesday, October 20, 2021 - 3:40pm
Sebastian Brass
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, October 31, 2021

We are welcoming submissions for the seminar Je est un author: (Re-)Appearances of the Authorial Subject in Literature and Theorywhich we are planning for the annual meeting of the American Comparative Literature Association in Taipei, Taiwan, June 15-18, 2022.

In Mithu Sanyal’s novel Identitti, shortlisted for the German Book Prize 2021, a fictional professor of Postcolonial Studies who identifies as a PoC causes a scandal when it turns out she is actually white – a premise resembling a recent case in American academia. Who is ‘behind’ a theory matters – but how?

Literary Geographies: Space, Place, and Environments

updated: 
Wednesday, October 20, 2021 - 3:40pm
Conference on Christianity & Literature, April 7-9, 2022 (Biola University, La Mirada, CA)
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, November 15, 2021

Literary Geographies: Space, Place, and Environments

Biola University

La Mirada, CA

April 7–9, 2022

 

“All theology is rooted in geography.”

—Eugene H. Peterson, Under the Unpredictable Plant: an Exploration in Vocational Holiness

 

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