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American Fiction--Upending Race in Fiction and Film: BOOK

updated: 
Saturday, March 23, 2024 - 7:24pm
Kennesaw State University
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, April 12, 2024

Structurally, the book will be divided into themes that correspond to the most relevant aspects of the movie and the flexibility of our contributions. Following a “mixtape” model, this edited collection may present sections on episodes, keywords, geography, and intertextuality. Potential contributors are invited to consider their distinct vantage point on American Fiction  in a granular (episodic) or holistic (style) approach. Our model is supported by other book-length projects on television series highlighting that our interdisciplinary approach is valuable. 

 

Seeing Things: Perception and Palpability in Henry James

updated: 
Saturday, March 23, 2024 - 7:17pm
Sarah Wadsworth / Henry James Society
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, March 14, 2024

The Henry James Society is organizing a panel for the Modern Language Assocation Convention in New Orleans in January 2025! 

 

The topic is "Seeing Things: Perception and Palpability in Henry James." How is sight in James tied to the physical body, material world, and felt relations? How do language and style play with sensation, cognition, and embodiment? Proposals on Alice and William are welcome. 

 

Please submit 300-word abstract + short bio to tkill@unc.edu and sarah.wadsworth@marquette.edu by 3/14/2024. 

 

“Roe v. Wade to La marea verde in Speculative Fiction” (NWSA, Nov 14-17, 2024, Detroit MI)

updated: 
Saturday, March 23, 2024 - 4:58pm
2024 National Women's Studies Annual Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, March 27, 2024

We invite abstracts for a proposed panel session for the upcoming National Women’s Studies Annual Conference, taking place in Detroit, MI, November 14-17, 2024. Following the theme, “The Journey Not Only the Arrival, Critical Connections Not Only Critical Mass: (Re)Thinking Feminist Movements,” we solicit submissions that consider the critical connections between reproductive justice movements in the Americas, with a specific focus on how these movements are represented in the ever-fruitful field of speculative fiction.

 

Roe v. Wade to La marea verde: Reproductive Legislation and Activism in Speculative Fiction

Dismantling FX's Atlanta: BOOK

updated: 
Saturday, March 23, 2024 - 2:58pm
Kennesaw State University
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 29, 2024

The intention of this book is to connect scholars, readers, and fans of FX’s Atlanta from inside and outside of academia. Between 2016 and 2023, Atlanta was a zeitgeist that inspired think pieces and water cooler conversations. As one example of its complexity, Atlanta often features re-imagined but true local news events that were so outrageous that audiences unaware of the original stories assumed they were fiction. We hope our book project bridges the gap between “everybody already knows this” to “why or how do we know this”? Or even more, “why don’t you know this?” There is a cultural knowledge about Atlanta that sings in the FX show – from lemon-pepper-wet wings to the parking madness of Atlantic Station –  that screams IYKYK.

The Modernist Long Poem and Its Discontents

updated: 
Saturday, March 23, 2024 - 7:10am
NYU Paris, CY Cergy Paris, École Normale Supérieure
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, April 15, 2024

The Modernist Long Poem and Its Discontents

19-20 September 2024

Venue: École Normale Supérieure & NYU Paris

 

Keynote Speaker: Virginia Jackson (University of California, Irvine)

                    Rachel Blau DuPlessis (Temple University)

 

Organizers: Richard Aldersley (NYU), Mantra Mukim (CYU Paris/CNRS), Samantha Lemeunier  (ENS)

 

[New deadline] *Essay Collection* New Faces of William Gaddis: Reconsiderations for his Second Century

updated: 
Friday, March 22, 2024 - 7:54pm
Crystal Alberts, Ali Chetwynd, Michael Sanders
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, April 15, 2024

December 2022 marked William Gaddis’s (1922-1998) centenary. Reputed during his lifetime for—in his characters’ words—being “difficult as I can make it,” or writing “for a very small audience,” the years since his death have nonetheless seen his work republished in increasingly wide-reaching editions and discussed in numerous online reading groups, with his unpublished archive increasingly studied and brought to public attention.

The present edited collection of academic essays seeks contributions that will challenge, update, expand, or surpass the extant understandings of Gaddis’s work, clarifying what it can offer readers more than a century after his birth.

UW Madison South Asia Conference 2024: "Multispecies South Asia" Panel

updated: 
Friday, March 22, 2024 - 1:00pm
Sreyashi Ray, University of Minnesota
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, March 31, 2024

Multispecies South Asia

A wide range of other-than-human subjects—animals, plants, microbes, among others—animate contemporary South Asian lived experiences. Relationships formed across species boundaries— whether brief or long-lasting, utilitarian or altruistic— are imbricated in  the intersectional operations of race, caste, class, gender, sexuality, ethnicity, and indigeneity. From quotidian instances of touching, witnessing, and other forms of interacting with other-than-human subjects to exceptional, contextually specific use of them to bolster anthropocentric concerns, the ubiquity of multispecies coexistence is uncontested. 

Abstracts Wanted for Edited Collection about Early Modern Cultural Trauma

updated: 
Friday, March 22, 2024 - 10:41am
Devori Kimbro
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, April 30, 2024

Currently soliciting abstracts (approximately 250-300 words with additional 100 words of author bio) for an edited collection discussing the role of cultural trauma in early modern English society. I am interested in essays focusing on Shakespeare/early modern theater as well as other realms of early modern life – political, religious, etc. Of particular interest are projects focusing on the role of race/racism in making traumatic meanings on the early modern stage. Abstracts should specifically reference topic's connection to cultural trauma. Final drafts should be 5000 – 7000 words inclusive of notes/bibliography. Please send questions/abstracts to Devori Kimbro at devori-kimbro@utc.edu.

Code as Conversation: Transmedia Dialogues Around Critical Code Studies

updated: 
Thursday, March 21, 2024 - 7:41pm
Cambridge Digital Humanities
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 22, 2024

Code as ConversationTransmedia Dialogues Around Critical Code Studies 

University of Cambridge, Saturday 1 June, 2024

‘Hello World!’ is how all computer programmers begin, and it’s how Mark C. Marino opens his manifesto for critical code studies. This elementary exercise in coding, accompanied by the instruction PRINT, demonstrates that “code exists not for machines but for humans who need to communicate with the machine and with other humans.” The code we write enables us to interface with the machine, sitting somewhere between human language and the calculations performed by the computer. 

Call for Applications for Editorial Positions: Rupkatha Journal on Interdisciplinary Studies in Humanities

updated: 
Wednesday, March 20, 2024 - 10:51pm
Rupkatha Journal on Interdisciplinary Studies in Humanities
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, March 31, 2024

The Rupkatha Journal seeks dynamic Section Editors, Board Members and Advisory Board Members. Please apply by following the link via Google Form: Rupkatha-Application - Google Forms Working with the journal is voluntary and no remuneration is paid. The information collected here will be kept confidential. 

The scope of publication can be found at https://rupkatha.com/about.php. We are looking for editors in the following areas:

5th World Conference On Arts, Humanities, Social Sciences and Education May 13 - 14 , 2024 | Vienna, Austria

updated: 
Wednesday, March 20, 2024 - 10:04pm
Eurasia Conferences
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, March 31, 2024

Call for Abstracts: 5th World Conference on Arts, Humanities, Social Sciences, and Education

Dates: May 13 - 14, 2024

Venue: ARCOTEL Wimberger Wien, Neubaugürte, 34-36, 1070, Vienna, Austria

We cordially invite researchers, academicians, and scholars to submit their abstracts for the 5th World Conference on Arts, Humanities, Social Sciences, and Education, which will take place on May 13 - 14, 2024, in Vienna, Austria. This conference is a premier platform for presenting emerging trends and research in a diverse array of subjects related to arts, humanities, social sciences, and education.

Key Themes and Topics:

Erasure, Resistance, and Innovation: Two-Day International Conference on Language, Literature, and Linguistics

updated: 
Wednesday, March 20, 2024 - 2:36am
University of Central Punjab (UCP), Lahore, Pakistan
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, April 23, 2024

Faculty of Languages and Literature (FoLL), University of Central Punjab (UCP), Lahore, Pakistan is organizing a Two-day International Conference on Language, Literature, and Linguistics on the theme of Erasure, Resistance, and Innovation on June 6 - 7, 2024,(Online and In-person).  Political erasure of unwanted individuals, communities, cultures, identities, languages, and knowledge through forced and orchestrated collective amnesia has been endemic in human history. Power has always openly and surreptitiously been involved in deciding whose knowledge matters. Which language and meaning matter to be sensible? Who matters as a human? Whose sufferings matter as grievable?

“East” or “Middle East” in Doris Lessing

updated: 
Tuesday, March 19, 2024 - 10:29pm
Doris Lessing Society
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, March 24, 2024

Inviting proposals on the “East” or the “Middle East,” broadly construed, in Lessing’s oeuvre, exploring politics, sources, representation, or questions of definition. We welcome comparative approaches with other 20th-century writers. Send 250-word abstract and bio.

Confinement and Freedom in Doris Lessing and Other 20th-Century World Writers

updated: 
Tuesday, March 19, 2024 - 10:29pm
Doris Lessing Society
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 15, 2024

Inviting proposals on confinement and freedom, prisons visible and invisible, in works by Lessing or in conversation with another 20th-C world writer. Papers may adopt various perspectives—theoretical, philosophical, political, allegorical. Send 250-word abstract and bio.

Environmental Futures – Advancing Mutual Human-Nature Relationship — World Futures Review Special Issue

updated: 
Tuesday, March 19, 2024 - 1:03pm
Dr. Manjana Milkoreit, University of Oslo; Prof. Bethany Wiggin, University of Pennsylvania Allie E.S. Wist, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute; Ludwig Weh, Fraunhofer IMW; Dr. Kasper Kok, Wageningen University
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, April 15, 2024

World Futures Review – Special Issue

Title: Environmental Futures – Advancing Images of Mutual Human-Nature Relationships

 

Guest Editors:

Ludwig Weh

Fraunhofer IMW Center for International Management and Knowledge Economics

ludwig.weh@imw.fraunhofer.de

 

Allie E.S. Wist

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute & New York University

wista@rpi.edu

 

Dr. Kasper Kok

Wageningen University

 

Dr. Manjana Milkoreit

University of Oslo

 

Prof. Bethany Wiggin

EXTENDED DEADLINE (3/23/24) - Nabokov and Musicality - MLA 2025 (New Orleans)

updated: 
Tuesday, March 19, 2024 - 10:02am
International Vladimir Nabokov Society
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, March 23, 2024

CALL FOR PAPERS – MLA 2025 – New Orleans 

 

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

 

Nabokov and Musicality 

Making Visible: Conrad, Poland, and World Literature

updated: 
Monday, March 18, 2024 - 4:28pm
Joseph Conrad Society of America
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, March 23, 2024

Making Visible: Conrad, Poland, and World Literature

Special Session MLA25 New Orleans

Joseph Conrad: Tyranny and Revolution

updated: 
Monday, March 18, 2024 - 4:27pm
Joseph Conrad Society of America
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, March 28, 2024

Joseph Conrad: Tyranny and Revolution

Joseph Conrad Society of America (MLA Allied Organization) MLA 2025 New Orleans

[deadline extended] Lawrence & Ecology: Virtual Graduate Conference in Lawrence Studies (May 18, 2024)

updated: 
Monday, March 18, 2024 - 3:42pm
D.H. Lawrence Society of North America
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, March 30, 2024

The D.H. Lawrence Society of North America is pleased to share the CFP for the next Virtual Graduate Conference in D.H. Lawrence Studies. It is scheduled for Saturday, 18 May 2024 and will take place over Zoom. The theme for the event is “Lawrence & Ecology.” Please circulate the poster (attached) and the information below widely. 

REMINDER: Going to the Movies with CS Lewis

updated: 
Monday, March 18, 2024 - 1:51pm
Edited Collection
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, March 31, 2024

Going to the Movies with C.S. Lewis, Call for Chapters

An edited collection tentatively titled “Going to the Movies with C.S. Lewis” is seeking chapter submissions.   

Having been born many years after C.S. Lewis died I of course never had the opportunity to watch a movie with the man. However, over the years I feel, as many others probably feel as well, like Lewis accompanies me as I watch movies, read books, attend church services, and make other daily pursuits. Lewis’ works shape my thinking on many theological, educational, and cultural matters like few other authors’ works do.

Mid-Atlantic Review Journal - CFP

updated: 
Monday, March 18, 2024 - 9:20am
College English Association
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, June 1, 2024

The Mid-Atlantic Review is a peer-reviewed scholarly journal published annually by the College English Association Mid-Atlantic Group (CEAMAG). The journal specializes in literary and cultural criticism, discussions of pedagogy, public humanities work, reviews of scholarly books, personal essays concerned with the teaching of English, and creative writing related to the humanities, teaching, or the craft and art of writing. For those who would like a theme to inspire their writing or artwork, you can use this year’s conference theme: Transformations.

The Mid-Atlantic Review believes that scholars and creative writers should be paid for their labor. Authors of published pieces will receive a $20 honorarium and a physical copy of the journal.

Call for Papers: Race and Data Symposium, 4/18/24 (Deadline Extended)

updated: 
Saturday, March 16, 2024 - 7:03pm
Translational Data Analytics Institute, The Ohio State University
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, March 20, 2024

One Day symposium 

April 18, 2024

10am - 5pm

 

Deadline: March 20, 2024

Venue: 320 Pomerene Hall, Ohio State University

Supported by: Translational Data Analytics Institute, OSU

 

CFP: Circus Historical Society 2024 Convention in Atlanta, Georgia

updated: 
Saturday, March 16, 2024 - 11:20am
Circus Historical Society
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, March 31, 2024

The Circus Historical Society invites proposals from scholars of all levels for presentations on any subject related to circus history for Convention 2024 in Atlanta, Georgia, August 4-7. Papers/presentations by a single speaker should be limited to 25 minutes including questions. Panel/group presentations should be limited to 45 minutes including questions. All presentations must be delivered in person (no Zoom).

Submission Details

General Call for Papers

updated: 
Saturday, March 16, 2024 - 12:56am
Language, Literature, and Interdisciplinary Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, April 15, 2024

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.

Rethinking Body in Medical Humanities

updated: 
Saturday, March 16, 2024 - 12:55am
Language, Literature, and Interdisciplinary Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, April 25, 2024

CALL FOR PAPERS

Rethinking Body in Medical Humanities

Mediations of Body in Popular Spaces/Culture

updated: 
Saturday, March 16, 2024 - 12:54am
Language, Literature, and Interdisciplinary Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, June 15, 2024

Fraught with moral, religious, racial, sexual, and transgressive configurations, the body is a potent site for reflective practices within popular culture. The self-reflexive matrix of popular culture’s representations of human body functions as a site for materializing possibilities of varying forms of living. As a cultural sign, body features in both normative and non-normative debates on identity, selfhood, social relations, power, institutional surveillance and regulation. The practice of its representations, on the other hand, traditionally enables a culture of shared meaning-making which shapes how an individual perceives, thinks, feels, and acts amidst the production and circulation of discourses.

Twentieth Anniversary Slayage Conference

updated: 
Thursday, March 14, 2024 - 1:41pm
Association for the Study of Buffy+ (ASB+)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, April 12, 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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