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CFP: Material Lives of Logistics (Panel Proposal for ALA 2024)

updated: 
Friday, January 19, 2024 - 11:48am
Tierney S. Powell (UIC)
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, January 24, 2024

"The Material Lives of Logistics" - As part of a panel proposal for the upcoming American Literature Association (ALA) Conference (Chicago, IL - May 23-26, 2024), we invite paper abstracts that explore logistics and infrastructures in literary texts. The global supply chain accounts for the movement of 90% of everything and over 11% of global greenhouse gas emissions (George 2013, MIT Climate Portal). The organizational imperatives enabling the ecocidal acceleration of commodity circulation, Alberto Toscano reminds us, encompass “a deeply incoherent, contradictory, conflicted and competitive domain” (2014). Literary forms are particularly apt for dealing with contradiction and incoherence.

Special Issue on Poverty in Academia

updated: 
Friday, January 19, 2024 - 11:48am
Academic Labor: Research and Artistry
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, February 2, 2024

Call for Proposals: Special Issue on Poverty in Academia

Issue 8: A Special Issue guest edited by Bruce Kovanen and Andrew Bowman

Call for Essays, Articles -- The Rolling Stones Anthology, Edited Collection

updated: 
Friday, January 19, 2024 - 11:47am
Bob Batchelor
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, February 15, 2024

 

Nothing stops the Stones! With a new album Hackney Diamonds and a major global tour planned for 2024, The Rolling Stones remain a vital part of contemporary culture and history. In the 60 years since the band released its first albums in the UK and US, it has stirred the hearts and minds of generations. 

Yet, there is still so much more to say about the Stones. 

Goal

This anthology aims to investigate and analyze the music and influence of The Rolling Stones and the band’s impact on contemporary culture. 

MLA 2025 (New Orleans) - Nabokov, Blackness, and Whiteness

updated: 
Friday, January 19, 2024 - 11:47am
International Vladimir Nabokov Society
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 15, 2024

CALL FOR PAPERS – MLA 2025 – New Orleans 

 

The International Vladimir Nabokov Society seeks paper proposals for presentations on the following themes for the Modern Language Association’s Annual Convention (January 9-12, 2025, New Orleans, LA):  

Nabokov, Blackness, and Whiteness 

MLA 2025 (New Orleans) - Nabokov and Musicality

updated: 
Friday, January 19, 2024 - 11:46am
International Vladimir Nabokov Society
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 15, 2024

CALL FOR PAPERS – MLA 2025 – New Orleans 

 

The International Vladimir Nabokov Society seeks paper proposals for presentations on the following themes for the Modern Language Association’s Annual Convention (January 9-12, 2025, New Orleans, LA):  

 

Nabokov and Musicality 

Bending the Clock: Applying Crip Time to Practice in Teaching and Studying Children’s and Young Adult Literature

updated: 
Friday, January 19, 2024 - 11:46am
Children's Literature Association Accessibility Committee
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 1, 2024

In line with ChLA’s fiftieth anniversary and a conference themed “Looking Back, Looking Forward: 50 Years of ChLA," this hybrid session invites brief (5-minute) talks and/or posters about applying crip time to the teaching or studying of children’s literature. Disability scholars explore what has been termed crip time: the kind of time experienced by people whose disabilities mean that they engage with the world at a different pace than normative time. As Alison Kafer claims: “Rather than bend disabled bodies and minds to meet the clock, crip time bends the clock to meet disabled bodies and minds” (Feminist, Queer, Crip 27). 

Topics may include but are not limited to:

  • Literary Theories/Analysis

The 19th bi-annual International Virtual Conference on "Discrimination, Bias, and Repudiation"

updated: 
Friday, January 19, 2024 - 11:46am
Ovidius University of Constanta
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, April 25, 2024

The 19th bi-annual International Virtual Conference on "Discrimination, Bias, and Repudiation"

"It is not our differences that divide us. It is our inability to recognize, accept, and celebrate those differences." - Audre Lorde

CFP: The 19th bi-annual International Virtual Conference is pleased to present the theme of this May’s conference: "Discrimination, Bias, and Repudiation"

Venue: Online (Join us at www.dialogo-conf.com/)

Dates: May 20-28, 2024

ASA 2024: Re-Grounding Coalitional Feminisms and Queer Politics

updated: 
Friday, January 19, 2024 - 11:46am
American Studies Association (ASA) Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 29, 2024

This panel seeks to examine historical and contemporary iterations of feminist and queer coalition building, focusing on the capacities and frailties of political work to build community and power across time and space. Topics of interest include social movement memory and archives as political tools, intersections of academic and activist feminisms and queer politics, the incorporation and institutionalization of grassroots politics, and neocolonial discourses and practices within American feminist and queer projects globally. Drawing on the conference theme, the panel invites papers which examine grounded knowledge production from a variety of perspectives.

Call for Papers: Pennsylvania College English Association Annual Conference

updated: 
Thursday, January 18, 2024 - 3:28pm
Nick Katsiadas, Jessica Jopp, and Seth Lee / Slippery Rock University
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, February 1, 2024

Call For Papers: Narrative Matters

 

“Spaces can be real and imagined.  Spaces can tell stories and unfold histories.  Spaces can be interrupted, appropriated, and transformed through artistic and literary practice.”

~bell hooks

 

SAMLA 96: Seen & Unseen

updated: 
Thursday, January 18, 2024 - 10:38am
South Atlantic Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, June 28, 2024

SAMLA 96Seen and UnseenFriday, November 15 to Sunday, November 17, 2024Hyatt Regency Jacksonville Riverfront | Jacksonville, FL

CFP: The Silencing of Racial Inequality in Post-1994 South Africa

updated: 
Wednesday, January 17, 2024 - 2:44pm
Special Issue of Politikon
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, February 20, 2024

 

Call For Papers: "The Silencing of Racial Inequality in Post-1994 South Africa" 


 

A special issue of Politikon

Guest Editors: Victoria Collis-Buthelezi, Mandisi Majavu, and Marzia Milazzo

 

Journal of Critical Race Inquiry: Call for Papers

updated: 
Wednesday, January 17, 2024 - 2:06pm
Journal of Critical Race Inquiry
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, January 31, 2023

The Journal of Critical Race Inquiry (JCRI) accepts submissions for unthemed issues (1–2 annually) on a rolling basis, and invites scholars, activists, and artists to submit. We are currently seeking submissions for our summer 2024 issue and we reccommend submission before the end of January 2024 for consideration. 

Women, Gender, and Families of Color General Call and Special Issue Call

updated: 
Wednesday, January 17, 2024 - 1:46pm
Penn State: The Pennsylvania State University
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 15, 2024

General Call for Papers

Women, Gender, and Families of Color
Women, Gender, and Families of Color is a multidisciplinary journal that centers the study of African American/Вlack, Latinx, Indigenous, Asian American, and other women of color, genders, and families. Within this framework, the journal encourages theoretical and empirical research from the social and behavioral sciences and the humanities. It welcomes a range of comparative and transnational research as well as analyses of domestic social, cultural, political, and economic policies and practices from new
and established authors.

Topics and subject areas of interest include but are not limited to:

Replacement Chapter Needed for collection: Imperial Debt: Colonial Theft, Postcolonial Reparations

updated: 
Wednesday, January 17, 2024 - 10:06am
Maureen E. Ruprecht Fadem
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, February 29, 2024

Dear Colleagues, 

My forthcoming collection, Imperial Debt: Colonial Theft, Postcolonial Reparations, is in contract with Liverpool UP and due out before the end of 2024. 

I have lost a chapter that was important to the collection -- on Brazil, race, and reparations -- and I'd like to replace this chapter with one that is equally critical and politically rich. The replacement chapter does not need to be on Brazil, but it does need to fall clearly within the umbrella argument /rubric of the book (as detailed below).

Rupkatha Translation Project (RTP 2024)

updated: 
Wednesday, January 17, 2024 - 10:05am
Rupkatha Journal on Interdisciplinary Studies in Humanities
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, October 31, 2024

Rupkatha Translation Project (RTP 2024)

In collaboration with
Université libre de Bruxelles, Belgium
Bucharest University of Economic Studies, Romania
Université d’Artois, France
Siksha ‘O’ Anusandhan (Deemed to be University), Odisha, India
Belarusian State Economic University

[Download the Brochure in PDF]


About the Project

Introduction

CFP CURRENTS NO. 10: POLITICS AND POETICS OF DIFFERENCE: APPROACHES IN ANGLOPHONE LITERATURE, CULTURE, AND LINGUISTICS

updated: 
Wednesday, January 17, 2024 - 10:04am
Academic Association for Doctoral Students of English Philology, Nicolaus Copernicus University in Toruń, Poland
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, February 29, 2024

Call for Papers

 

CURRENTS NO. 10: POLITICS AND POETICS OF DIFFERENCE:
APPROACHES IN ANGLOPHONE LITERATURE, CULTURE, AND LINGUISTICS

 

We are pleased to announce the call for papers for the tenth issue of CURRENTS: A Journal of Young English Philology Thought and Review. CURRENTS is an open access, peer-reviewed, yearly interdisciplinary journal, based in Toruń (Nicolaus Copernicus University), addressed to young researchers in the field of English studies.

 

Global Modernism and Simultaneity

updated: 
Wednesday, January 17, 2024 - 10:04am
The University of Tokyo
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, March 31, 2024

Global Modernism and Simultaneity

The University of Tokyo

September 14-15

 

Keynotes

 

Josephine Park (UPenn)

Christopher Bush (Northwestern)

 

With a special talk by Peter D. McDonald (Oxford)

 

South Asian Crime Fiction since the 1950s

updated: 
Wednesday, January 17, 2024 - 10:03am
Shweta Sachdeva Jha (Associate Professor, Department of English, Miranda House, University of Delhi), Garima Yadav (Assistant Professor, Department of English, Shaheed Bhagat Singh College, University of Delhi)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 15, 2024

 

South Asian Crime Fiction since the 1950s 

 

Editors: Shweta Sachdeva Jha (Associate Professor, Department of English, Miranda House, University of Delhi), Garima Yadav (Assistant Professor, Department of English, Shaheed Bhagat Singh College, University of Delhi)

 

The History of Sport in the Arab World

updated: 
Wednesday, January 17, 2024 - 10:03am
The International Journal of the History of Sport
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, February 28, 2024

The International Journal of the History of Sport – Special Issue Call for Papers

The History of Sport in the Arab World

Verge 12.1 CfP

updated: 
Wednesday, January 17, 2024 - 10:02am
Verge: Studies in Global Asias
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, August 30, 2024

Verge: Studies in Global Asias Issue 12.1

Special Issue: Trade in Humans

Edited by Kristin Roebuck, Johanna Ransmeier, and Jessamyn Abel

Deadlines | Convergence proposals: March 15, 2024 | Essays: August 30, 2024

A PDF of this call is available here. Please direct all questions to verge@psu.edu.

Verge 11.2 CfP

updated: 
Wednesday, January 17, 2024 - 10:02am
Verge: Studies in Global Asias
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, May 1, 2024

Verge: Studies in Global Asias Issue 11.2

Special Issue: The Asian Century: Idea, Method, and Media

Edited by Christopher T. Fan, Paul Nadal, Ragini Tharoor Srinivasan, and Tina Chen

Deadlines | Essays: May 1, 2024

What is the Asian Century? Are we living in it? Do its recent invocations—by writers and readers, politicians and pundits, journalists and academics—mark a return to earlier eras of relative Asian centrality on the world stage or announce a future we have yet to inhabit? Is it a paranoid, U.S.-centered discourse of Western decline or a triumphant announcement of Asian economic-semiotic arrival? Is the Asian Century an aspiration or a threat—and to whom?

Resisting Extraction in the Age of Global Climate Change

updated: 
Wednesday, January 17, 2024 - 10:02am
Critical Humanities
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, March 31, 2024

Fall 2024 Issue of Critical Humanities examines narrative innovations and new scholarly approaches in representations of contemporary and/or day-to-day struggles against climate change and extraction. How do narratives from the Global South ― in literature, print, film and media ― understand the impacts of climate change and industrial extraction on minority communities? In what ways do representations of climate change highlight its intersections with colonial, neo-colonial and postcolonial forms of extraction? What are the new and innovative methods for us to theorize responses, struggles, and resistance efforts against the hostile conditions of extraction in the context of climate change?

 

 

Teaching Alcott’s Writings/ Teaching in Alcott’s Writings

updated: 
Wednesday, January 17, 2024 - 9:53am
Alcott Society/ American Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, January 25, 2024

Teaching Alcott’s Writings/ Teaching in Alcott’s Writings (Deadline Extended)

 ALA 2024/ Chicago

The Review of English and American Literature

updated: 
Wednesday, January 17, 2024 - 9:53am
The English and American Literature Association (EALA), Taiwan
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, June 30, 2024

The Review of English and American Literature

 

Call for Papers

 


 

Twentieth Anniversary Slayage Conference

updated: 
Wednesday, January 17, 2024 - 9:52am
Association for the Study of Buffy+ (ASB+)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 15, 2024

Slayage: The International Journal of Buffy+ and the Association for the Study of Buffy+ invite proposals for the twentieth anniversary Slayage Conference—the tenth biennial (SC10). Devoted to creative works and workers of the ‘fuzzy set’ surrounding Buffy the Vampire Slayer, SC10 will be held on the campus of California Polytechnic State University in San Luis Obispo, California, on 18-21 July 2024. This twentieth anniversary conference will be organized by Local Arrangements Chair Lewis Call.

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