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Kate Chopin around the World: Global Perspectives

updated: 
Friday, March 3, 2023 - 6:33pm
Heather Ostman
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 31, 2023

Proposals for essay chapters are invited for a collection on the fiction of nineteenth-century American author Kate Chopin with an emphasis on global perspectives. A book proposal for Lexington Books/Rowman and Littlefield, the collection will be comprised of essays that present global approaches to teaching, reading, and/or researching Chopin’s work in contexts outside the United States. Comparisons to other authors is welcome, and emphasis on racial or class-based concerns is encouraged. Essay chapter proposals should be between 200-250 words, and include a title and short bio of the contributor. Final essays will be due at the end of 2023/beginning of 2024, and will run 20-24 double-spaced pages long.

DEADLINE EXTENDED: Global Authoritarianisms and the Arts

updated: 
Friday, March 3, 2023 - 2:26pm
Department of English
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, March 15, 2023

Global Authoritarianisms and the Arts
12th Annual Shifting Tides Anxious Borders Conference
Hosted by the English Department, Binghamton University–SUNY

Date of Conference: April 29, 2023
Keynote Speaker: Dr. Jini Kim Watson, NYU

Symposium on Music of the Sea DEADLINE EXTENDED to APRIL 1

updated: 
Friday, March 3, 2023 - 8:38am
Maritime Music and Tradition Society
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, April 1, 2023

The Maritime Music & Tradition Society seeks proposals for papers in Ethnomusicology, Music, Folklore, History, Literature, or other appropriate disciplines that address any aspect of music or verse of the sea, rivers, or inland waters from the Age of Sail until the present for a Symposium on the Music of the Sea to be held June 9 in Essex, CT. 2023 Symposium on the Music of the Sea – Connecticut Sea Music Festival (ctseamusicfest.org)

Call for Proposals: Board Game Academics conference and journal

updated: 
Friday, March 3, 2023 - 7:46am
Board Game Academics
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 31, 2023

Update: The submission deadline for proposals has been extended to March 31, 2023. 

The Board of Board Game Academics (BGA) is pleased to announce that we will hold our first annual academic conference. BGA is a new journal and conference dedicated to the exploration of critical issues within the distinct yet overlapping communities of tabletop board and role-playing games.

While these communities are expanding, players, creators, and scholars of tabletop board and role-playing games have traditionally been late to addressing and including diverse representations and perspectives.

120th Annual PAMLA Conference (2023): Portland, OR - Special Session CFP

updated: 
Friday, March 3, 2023 - 4:29am
Craig Svonkin, Metropolitan State University of Denver
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, March 31, 2022

The 120th Annual PAMLA Conference

The PAMLA 2023 Conference will be held at the Hilton Portland Downtown in Portland, Oregon between October 26-29, 2023,

The 2023 PAMLA Conference is being held entirely in-person. We won’t be having any virtual or hybrid sessions or papers.

PAMLA, founded as the Philological Association of the Pacific Coast in 1899, and the western affiliate of the Modern Language Association, is dedicated to the advancement and diffusion of knowledge of ancient and modern languages, literatures, and cultures.

Reading In Place: Emplaced Humanities Methods (MLA 2024 Working Group

updated: 
Thursday, March 2, 2023 - 4:54pm
Katharine G. Trostel and Valentino L. Zullo
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, March 15, 2023

This working group considers what it means to teach the humanities in a rooted, regional context. What do we mean by emplaced humanities? What tools or methods can we use? 250-word abstract & CV.

Deadline for submissions: Wednesday, 15 March 2023

Katharine G. Trostel, Ursuline C (katie.trostel@gmail.com ) Valentino Zullo, Ursuline C (valentino.zullo@ursuline.edu )

What is the Every Day? - MLA 2024

updated: 
Thursday, March 2, 2023 - 4:54pm
Molly Young and Noa Nikolsky / University of Pennsylvania
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, March 15, 2023

Literary, theoretical, and philosophical engagements with “the everyday” have a broad, transhistorical scope—from stoic philosophy to canonical hours, or medieval books of precepts; from Locke and Kant in the eighteenth century to Wittgenstein, Austin, and the ordinary language philosophy of the early twentieth century; from Henri Lefebvre and Michel de Certeau to Toril Moi and Stanley Cavell; from considerations of the realist novel of the nineteenth century to the modernist novel of the twentieth (and beyond). 

Call for Conversion-Therapy Narratives/Chapters

updated: 
Thursday, March 2, 2023 - 4:53pm
Lucas F. W. Wilson
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, July 15, 2023

CALLING ALL CONVERSION-THERAPY SURVIVORS

Are you a conversion-therapy survivor and want to share your experience so that this debunked and dangerous practice doesn’t happen in the future? Individual stories are powerful and have much potential to personalize the often-misunderstood practice of conversion therapy.

Whether or not you have formal training in writing or storytelling, I want to hear from you! I am putting together an edited volume of stories about conversion therapy as told by survivors themselves.

“Putting Our Faith in Institutions”: Religion and Literature Permanent Section

updated: 
Thursday, March 2, 2023 - 4:52pm
Midwest Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, April 15, 2023

This year, MMLA’s general call questions what the academy “owe[s] democracy,” namely how academics engage with shared truths. In keeping with the general call, the Religion and Literature permanent section invites proposals that examine how authors interrogate institutionalized systems of belief. 

 

Those aspiring to be on the panel should feel empowered to offer proposals that interpret the concept of religion rather loosely by potentially including the academy as an institution of belief. Maintaining a broad interpretation of religion to include all intersections of faith, folklore, belief, and literature, expressions of belief may include creeds, mottos, mission statements, the constitution, charters, manifestos, doctrines, etc. 

Relationality and More-Than-Human Storytelling

updated: 
Thursday, March 2, 2023 - 4:52pm
University of Augsburg
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, April 10, 2023

Call for Papers - International Workshop: Relationality and More-Than-Human Storytelling

July 13-15, 2023, University of Augsburg, Germany

Comics on the Couch: Graphic Medicine and Psychoanalysis

updated: 
Thursday, March 2, 2023 - 4:50pm
Vera Camden
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 15, 2023

The field of narrative medicine recognizes that stories articulate the language of the body. Rita Charon, the founder of the field of narrative medicine, brought both patient and practitioner to a fuller recognition of stories as a source of medical insight and intervention: stories that may take shape in words but originate through bodily drives. Drawing lessons from psychoanalysis about “attention, drives, and relationships,” she reminded us that the nineteenth-century photographs of hysteria captured images of bodies telling stories not yet spoken.

Anger (SCLA, October 5-7, 2023, Philadelphia PA)

updated: 
Thursday, March 2, 2023 - 4:50pm
Society For Comparative Literature and the Arts
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, June 10, 2023

2023 Conference

“Anger”

2023 Meeting of the Society for Comparative Literature and the Arts

October 5-7, 2023

Wyndham Philadelphia Historic District (Hotel)

Philadelphia, PA

Keynote Speaker: Robert J. C. Young

 

In Passage: The International Journal of Writing and Mobility 6

updated: 
Thursday, March 2, 2023 - 4:49pm
University of Boumerdes
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, May 28, 2023

In Passage : The International Journal of Writing and Mobility, the journal of the Department of English of the University of Boumerdes (Algeria), seeks essays in English or French for its sixth issue, to be released in December 2023. 
 
 All the contributions should either be written in English or discuss questions that relate to the English-speaking world. They should fit within the broad scope of texts and mobility and their interconnectedness in the fields of literature, linguistics, and translation, among others.

Suggested topics:

 

- Travel literature and intercultural contact.

- Nomadism.

- Exile in literature

-  Literary genres and movements

Apocryphal Technologies (Edited Collection)

updated: 
Thursday, March 2, 2023 - 4:28pm
Jamie Allen and Anthony Enns (Editors)
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, May 15, 2023

Apocryphal Technologies: An Archeology of Spurious and Nefarious Techniques, Devices, Practices, and Beliefs (edited collection; proposal deadline: May 15, 2023)

Reading Tolkien in the 21st Century

updated: 
Thursday, March 2, 2023 - 4:28pm
University of Bonn
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, April 15, 2023

CALL FOR PAPERS

Reading Tolkien in the 21st Century
(7–8 September, 2023 – University of Bonn, Germany)

CFP: 39th International Conference on Psychology and the Arts

updated: 
Thursday, March 2, 2023 - 4:28pm
The PsyArt Foundation
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, May 5, 2023

we are excited to announce that this year’s conference will be held at Il Fuligno – Montedomini in Florence, Italy, June 21-24, 2023. There will be an optional post-conference excursion to Siena, San Gimignano, and Chianti in Tuscany on June 25. The event is sponsored by The PsyArt Foundation. Visit our 

Territorial Bodies: World Culture in Crisis

updated: 
Thursday, March 2, 2023 - 4:26pm
Charlotte Spear and Maddie Sinclair, University of Warwick
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, March 26, 2023

In his discussion of the socio-ecological crisis of capitalism, Jason Moore dismisses the theoretical tendency to describe ‘twin’ social and environmental crises, arguing that ‘these are in fact a singular process of transformation that today we call a crisis’ (2011: 136). The 2023 Territorial Bodies: World Culture in Crisis conference proposed the notion of ‘territorial bodies’ as an analytical tool for addressing the singular socio-ecological crisis further.

CfP: Poster Session (3/8/23; WiG, Nov.2-5, 2023)

updated: 
Thursday, March 2, 2023 - 4:25pm
Coalition of Women in German Annual Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, March 8, 2023

Coalition of Women in German Annual ConferenceNovember 2-5, 2023 in Portland, OregonPoster Session  The poster session allows scholars to employ audiovisual forms to initiate conversations about intersectional feminist issues in their research, teaching, and activism. Submissions have taken the form of traditional posters, PowerPoint presentations, short films, websites, dioramas, installations, interactive experiences, etc. “Posters” can address a variety of topics, such as pedagogy, literature, film, cultural studies, history, and politics. Be creative, discover a new approach to your work, and gain valuable feedback in real time.

MLA 2024: The Global South and Ireland

updated: 
Thursday, March 2, 2023 - 4:24pm
MLA Irish Languages, Literatures and Cultures Forum
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 17, 2023

The Irish Languages, Literatures, and Cultures Forum invites proposals for a guaranteed roundtable at MLA 2024 (4-7 January) in Philadelphia, PA. 

This roundtable considers points of collision, comparison, and friction in the diasporic literary and cultural histories of the Global South and Ireland. How have different legacies of conquest, occupation, and resistance determined understandings of belonging to knowable communities? In turn, how have distinct practices and experiences of diaspora helped to effect specific forms of identity, affiliation, and tendency? And how have literary and cultural works served to articulate these relations into the fraught present? 

50th anniversary of William Goldman’s The Princess Bride

updated: 
Thursday, March 2, 2023 - 4:24pm
Signum University Press
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, April 1, 2023

Signum University Press is pleased to announce a call for papers in honor of the 50th anniversary of William Goldman’s The Princess Bride, to be released in 2024 and edited by Faith Acker and Maggie Parke. We welcome papers by experienced and renowned or young and emerging scholars, of all nationalities, genders, identities, and colors. Interested contributors may submit a 500-word abstract in English by 1 April 2023 to press@signumu.org. Full drafts of maximum 10,000 words will be due by 1 October 2023.

Renaissance Conference of Southern California 2023

updated: 
Thursday, March 2, 2023 - 4:23pm
Renaissance Conference of Southern California
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, April 30, 2023

RENAISSANCE CONFERENCE OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA

66th Annual Conference

Saturday, 23 September 2023

We are pleased to announce a call for papers for our 66th Annual Conference, to be held at the University of San Diego.

CALL FOR PAPERS

Rebellious Affects: Black Joy, Pleasure, and Happiness as Counterabjection

updated: 
Thursday, March 2, 2023 - 2:52pm
Joanna Davis-McElligatt, University of North Texas
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, March 15, 2023

How can we harness of the power of Black joy? How have Black thinkers, scholars, and artists turned their attention to forms of Black happiness as a critical and necessary affectual response to the logics of Black death? How can we describe—and make meaningful—the radical potential of Black happiness and joy as antidotes to the overwhelming logics of Black death and destruction? While keeping in view the manifold ways Black life is denigrated, devalued, and destroyed, this panel seeks to explore representations of Black bliss, tenderness, pleasure, jubilation, mirth, and exhilaration.

CALL FOR PAPERS: SEXINESS/ SEXISM

updated: 
Thursday, March 2, 2023 - 1:40am
National Taiwan University Graduate Institute of Foreign Languages and Literature
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, March 14, 2023

Sexiness/ Sexism

What is your first thought when hearing someone is “sexy”? What images spring to your mind? Why and how? Do you relate it to bodies, desires, genders, or sex? Do you think “sexiness” is a kind of “sexism”? Or are you trying to deconstruct this association and find more possibilities to open our senses?

We’re soliciting work in three categories:

-Literary analysis using Feminist Theory and Gender Studies
e.g. Reading Chang Xiao-Hung’s Fashioning Modernity

- Reviews of mass media, films, literature, etc.
e.g. The representation of sexiness in K-pop music
e.g. Voguing category: sex siren

-Creative Writing
e.g. short stories reconceiving sexiness

Edited Collection -- Disability and the Vampire

updated: 
Wednesday, March 1, 2023 - 8:26pm
Brooke Cameron / Queen's University
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, May 31, 2023

CFP: edited collection -- Disability and the Vampire

Dr. Brooke Cameron (Queen’s University), Peadar O’Dea (Maynooth University) and Adam Owsinski (Charles Darwin University) invite proposals for chapters that explore the connections between vampires and disability, from history to modern cultural and popular representations.

Project Description:

Craft Critique Culture Conference: Emerald-Colored Glasses: An Environmental Vision

updated: 
Wednesday, March 1, 2023 - 6:34pm
The University of Iowa English Department
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, February 19, 2023

Deadline ending soon! Proposals due March 3rd.

 

Craft Critique Culture Conference: Emerald-Colored Glasses: An Environmental Vision

Call for Papers

The University of Iowa English Department invites proposals for its 2023 Annual Conference, Craft Critique Culture, to be held in person in Iowa City, IA. 

Event Dates: April 20-22, 2023

 

CRAFT CRITIQUE CULTURE is an interdisciplinary conference focusing on the intersections of critical and creative approaches to writing both within and beyond the academy.

 

2023 Annual Spring Conference: Recovery

updated: 
Wednesday, March 1, 2023 - 2:21pm
Florida Atlantic University / The English Graduate Student Society
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, March 22, 2023

The English Graduate Student Society's Annual Spring Conference: Recovery

For over a decade, this interdisciplinary conference-proudl hosted by Florida Atlantic University's EGSS- has celebrated creative & scholarly work by graduate students in the South Florida area. We invite grad students to submit a proposal for any work, be it critical or creative, that they might like to present via conference format.

Presentations will be held both in person and on Zoom the weekend of April 20th.

Proposal Cuidelines:

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