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NEW BOOK SERIES: Routledge Studies in Edward Albee and American Theatre

updated: 
Monday, March 28, 2022 - 6:19pm
Michael Y. Bennett, Series Editor, University of Wisconsin-Whitewater
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, March 31, 2025

The Routledge Studies in Edward Albee and American Theatre book series aims to examine mid-to-late 20th Century American theatre; its most influential and important playwright, Edward Albee; and his contemporaries. This series is equally dedicated to both dramatic literature and theatrical performance, thinking about the American theatre in its totality. This series wants to examine the milieu of American theatre during the course of Albee’s six-decade-long career. Additionally, Edward Albee was a great champion of supporting other playwrights; therefore, in keeping with the mission of the Edward Albee Society, this series is especially interested in books about playwrights that were influenced by Albee.

PAMLA 2022 -- Critical Theory Panel

updated: 
Monday, March 28, 2022 - 6:19pm
Pacific Ancient Modern Languages Association
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, May 15, 2022

Submission period for the PAMLA 2022 Conference is now open. Please consider submitting a proposal to the Critical Theory panel. The description of the panel is included below. Here is the link to submit a paper: https://pamla.ballastacademic.com/Home/S/18551

 

Comics and Graphic Narratives Panel, PAMLA 2022 at UCLA

updated: 
Monday, March 28, 2022 - 6:18pm
Pacific Ancient Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, May 15, 2022

PAMLA's Comics and Graphic Narratives panel seeks papers dealing with comics and other graphic narratives for it's annual in-person conference, which will convene at University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) between Friday, November 11 and Sunday, November 13, 2022. 

All papers dealing with comics and graphic narratives will be considered. Papers utilizing media specific analysis, and papers with a strong connection to this year's theme ("Geographies of the Fantastic and Quotidian") are highly encouraged. A visual component to the paper/presentation is also encouraged.

Shaping the Self: The Construction of Identity in Nineteenth-Century Fiction

updated: 
Monday, March 28, 2022 - 6:18pm
The University of Edinburgh
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, April 20, 2022

‘An obsession with individual identity pervaded Western world thinking in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Many people were worried they might lose themselves in the frightening darkness lying just beyond the earthbound. [...] The literature of the time reflects this fascination with the shaky foundations on which rested these authors’ desires for certainty in an unpredictable world.’

Judy Cornes, Madness and the Loss of Identity in Nineteenth Century Fiction

 

Current Directions in Victorian Studies: work-in-progress seminars

updated: 
Monday, March 28, 2022 - 6:18pm
Midwest Victorian Studies Association
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, April 4, 2022

MIDWEST VICTORIAN STUDIES ASSOCIATION

Call for Work-in-Progress | Conference dates: May 6-8, 2022

 

CURRENT DIRECTIONS IN VICTORIAN STUDIES

IN-PERSON and VIRTUAL Work-in-Progress Seminars

 

dissertation research prize: British Victorian Studies (limited to US/Canadian students)

updated: 
Monday, March 28, 2022 - 6:18pm
Midwest Victorian Studies Association
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, May 1, 2022

Midwest Victorian Studies Association

Walter L. Arnstein Prize for Dissertation Research in Victorian Studies

2022 Call for Applications

 

The MVSA annual Walter L. Arnstein Prize awards $1500 for dissertation research in British Victorian Studies undertaken by a student currently enrolled in a doctoral program in a U.S. or Canadian university. Proposals may be submitted in literature, history, art history, or musicology, but should have a significant interdisciplinary component that will render them of interest to scholars studying Victorian Britain across a range of disciplines.

Applicants for 2022 should submit: 

The Second International Conference On Future Contexts: Interdisciplinary perspectives In Literature, Language and Translation Saturday-Sunday 15-16, October 2022

updated: 
Monday, March 28, 2022 - 6:18pm
Badr University in Cairo
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, June 30, 2022

Introduction:

In a rapid changing world that we live nowadays, interdisciplinary studies are at crossroads between tradition and innovation.Scholarly activities are at the intersection of computing or digital technologies and the disciplines of the humanities and social sciences. Studies on common practices of research and analysis in the discipline is now questioned in terms of the over whelming spread of technology.

Cultural Intertexts vol. 12/2022

updated: 
Monday, March 28, 2022 - 6:18pm
Oana Gheorghiu
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, June 30, 2022

We hereby invite proposals of original articles related to the general theme of Cultural Intertexts, an academic journal of Literature and Cultural Studies, ISSN 2393-0624, E-ISSN 2393-1078.

 

The editors will consider for publication papers which tackle strategies of representation and of (inter)textual construction emerging from the dialogic relation between:

-       literature and the historical and cultural context of text production;

-       distribution and consumption;

-       literature and other arts (music, film, visual arts, etc.) or sciences (linguistics, psycholinguistics, psychology, history, sociology and political sciences, internet and new technologies, etc.);

TRENDS IN ENGLISH LITERATURE

updated: 
Monday, March 28, 2022 - 6:17pm
ALAGAPPA GOVERNMENT ARTS COLLEGE KARAIKUDI, TAMIL NADU, INDIA.
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, April 6, 2022

Alagappa Government Arts College celebrates 75th anniversary. In this platinum Jubilee year, in memory of the founder of the college, Alagappa Chettiyar, who is a voracious reader himself, it is decided to conduct a National level conference on a title that could bring in various areas of knowledge. Hence, the title Trends in English Literature became the title of the conference in commemoration of the Platinum Jubilee Celebration (1947- 2022) of the college. The purpose of this conference is to decipher modern developments in English literature to trace the antecedents and the present state of literature to refresh about the recent literary themes, theories and approaches.

Michigan College English Association Conference -- "Vulnerability"

updated: 
Monday, March 28, 2022 - 6:13pm
Michigan College English Association
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, September 10, 2022

       

https://michigancea.org/

Call for Papers:  Michigan College English Association Conference

Friday, September30, 2022

Theme:  Vulnerability

Featured Speaker: Alison Swan, Environmental Writer*

Location: Davenport University / 200 S. Grand Avenue / Lansing, MI 48933

Moderating Data, Moderating Lives: Debating visions of (automated) content moderation in the contemporary

updated: 
Monday, March 28, 2022 - 6:13pm
Centre for Internet and Society
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, April 8, 2022

Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML) based approaches have become increasingly popular as “solutions” to curb the extent of mis-, dis- mal-information, hate speech, online violence and harassment on social media. The pandemic and the ensuing work from home policy forced many platforms to shift to automated moderation which further highlighted the inefficacy of existing models (Gillespie, 2020) to deal with the surge in misinformation and harassment.

Online International Conference on THEORISING ANTICASTEISM

updated: 
Monday, March 28, 2022 - 6:12pm
Department of English, Presidency University, Kolkata
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, April 30, 2022

Department of English

Presidency University, Kolkata

Presents

A Two-Day Online International Conference

7th and 8th June 2022 (Google Meet)

On

Theorising Anticasteism

Convenor: Dr Mahitosh Mandal, Head, Department of English

 

Concept Note:

ISLANDS AND TIME - ISLAND TEMPORALITIES IN THE CONTEXT OF ISLAND RESEARCH

updated: 
Monday, March 28, 2022 - 6:12pm
Narodna umjetnost journal (Institute of Ethnology and Folklore Research)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, July 1, 2022

In the context of the social sciences and humanities, research on islands from a variety of disciplines is primarily characterised by spatiality as a fundamental determinant of island cultures. The frequent emphasis on spatiality has resulted in representations of islands as constrained both in everyday life and geographically and marked by a historicised present and a belated modernity. In doing so, the transformative and dynamic character of culture has often been neglected, as well as the heterogeneity of the lived experience of island communities.

Call for Workshop Participants: Translating Women's Writing from Turkish into English

updated: 
Monday, March 28, 2022 - 6:11pm
Ozyegin University
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, June 19, 2022

Call for Workshop Participants: Translating Women's Writing from Turkish into English

A one-day, face-to face workshop, 19 June 2022
Organized as part of the Muslim Women’s Popular Fiction Network
Özyeğin University, Altunizade Campus
With support from the Arts and Humanities Research Council of the UK

International Conference on Gender Studies: “Que(e)rying Gender”

updated: 
Monday, March 28, 2022 - 6:09pm
London Centre for Interdisciplinary Research
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, May 31, 2022

The conference seeks to explore the past and current status of gender identity around the world, to examine the ways in which society is shaped by gender and to situate gender in relation to the full scope of human affairs. Papers are invited on topics related, but not limited, to:

International Conference on Communication and Media Studies: "Media and Development"

updated: 
Monday, March 28, 2022 - 6:09pm
London Centre for Interdisciplinary Research, Higher Institute of Languages, Gabes & TAELS (Tunisia)
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, May 15, 2022

*Selected papers will be published in a post-conference volume.

 

In an ever-changing world swept by online news, global flows of information and stories, entertaining platforms of films and music, understanding media products and outlets has become urgently important and simply fundamental. The steady development of the world has brought a 24/7 attachment to TV sets, mobile phones, PCs, Tablets and all other gadgets and devices.

International Summer School: Gender in Cinema

updated: 
Monday, March 28, 2022 - 6:09pm
London Centre for Interdisciplinary Research
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, May 15, 2022

Spend an amazing week learning about gender, psychoanalysis and cinema!

In this course, we will explore cinematic representations of gender, in themes linked to identity formation, femininity, masculinity, gender bending, beauty, and ontology. It will include 6 two-hour online lectures and seminars covering the following topics and discussing the following films:

 

DAY 1: IDENTITY FORMATION

Eyes Without a Face (1960) Georges Franju

The Stepford Wives (1975) Bryan Forbes

Boys Don’t Cry (1999) Kimberly Peirce

 

DAY 2: FEMININITIES

9 Songs (2004) Michael Winterbottom

Professional Writing Panel

updated: 
Monday, March 28, 2022 - 1:54pm
South Central Modern Language Association (SCMLA)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, April 15, 2022

The Professional Writing Panel with SCMLA's 79th Annual Hybrid Conference held in Memphis, Tennessee from October 13-15, 2022 is accepting proposals/abstracts for the Fall 2022 Conference. The virtual conference offers options for both In Person and Virtual presentations.

Location: Sheraton Downtown Memphis in Memphis, Tennessee

Days: October 13-15, 2022

URL: https://www.southcentralmla.org/conference/

Contact: Professor Julie Garza-Horne, Professional Writing Panel Chair, julieanngarza@gmail.com

(Extension granted for proposals. New Deadline: April 15, 2022.)

International Multidisciplinary Scientific Conference on the Dialogue between Sciences & Arts, Religion & Education

updated: 
Friday, March 25, 2022 - 12:23pm
IDEAS FORUM-ASSOCIATION (IFIASA)
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, June 20, 2022

International Multidisciplinary Scientific Conferences on the Dialogue between Sciences & Arts, Religion & Education

Symbol and Reality- 7th MCDSARE Conference, 29-30th June, 2022
Are symbols same as the reality?  The symbolic power is considered as the basic element that determines the force of Science, Art and Eucation.   

International Multidisciplinary Scientific Conference on the Dialogue between Sciences & Arts, Religion & Education 2022,  provides a unique opportunity to academics and practitioners alike to interact and share knowledge on timely research.  

UPDATED The Uses of Form: Theory – Methodology – Pedagogy

updated: 
Friday, March 25, 2022 - 2:44am
Julia Ditter & Anne Korfmacher
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 18, 2022

The Uses of Form: Theory – Methodology – Pedagogy

A Digital Workshop, 1 & 2 July 2022

UPDATE: Proposal Deadline now 8 April

Timeline:

Initial proposal deadline: 18 March

UPDATED extended deadline: 8 April

Acceptance Rejection: 1 April (postponed to 11 April)

Prerecorded papers / texts deadline: 3 June

Papers will be made available to participants two weeks before the workshop.

Workshop schedule (CET, Berlin/Paris/Amsterdam):

Friday, 1 July: 9.30 - 15.30h

Saturday, 2 July: 9.30 - 13h

Academic Writing Workshop

updated: 
Thursday, March 24, 2022 - 5:00pm
London Centre for Interdisciplinary Research and Academic LAB
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, March 31, 2022

5 June 2022: 2pm-5pm (London Time)

The workshop is designed for students, young scholars and independent researchers in humanities and social sciences who would like to improve their academic writing skills in order to succeed in studies and in career.

It is organised to provide maximum hands-on practice for participants. Each session will include explanations, examples, exercises, and texts to help the participants develop techniques for working productively at different stages of the scholarly writing process.

    Topics will include:

Anglo Saxonica

updated: 
Thursday, March 24, 2022 - 1:08pm
University of Lisbon Centre for English Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, December 31, 2022

Anglo Saxonica is a multidisciplinary journal that publishes original and innovative research on a variety of issues relevant to the study of English(es), broadly understood both as language and as all the literatures and cultures of the English-speaking world. In so doing, Anglo Saxonica also promotes dialogue among English-speaking geocultural areas. Its editorial policy promotes the thematic cohesion of each volume, open to different academic approaches on current issues in English and American studies, including original research articles, reviews, interviews and selections of creative writing. The journal also publishes special issues with a particular thematic focus that are guest-edited by leading scholars in the field.

Call for book proposals: Studies in the Global Nineteenth Century

updated: 
Thursday, March 24, 2022 - 1:07pm
Society for Global Nineteenth-Century Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, December 31, 2022

The Society for Global Nineteenth Century Studies (www.global19c.com) and Liverpool University Press are delighted to announce a new book series. Proposals are warmly invited:

 

Studies in the Global Nineteenth Century

Post-Now: Futures of the Short Story, the Short Story of the Future

updated: 
Thursday, March 24, 2022 - 1:07pm
Midwest Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, April 15, 2022

Recent discussions and debates in literary and creative writing studies have invited fiction writers, scholars, and readers alike to re-evaluate the form and the function of the short story. The rise and prominence of online literary magazines and e-texts have forced writers to adapt to lower word counts and the challenges of on-screen reading: writers have responded with fragmented and braided narratives that eschew the “long-read” short story published in venues like The New Yorker or Paris Review. Handheld gaming on consoles like Nintendo’s 3DS and Switch systems have brought genres like the visual novel to the West—transforming short-form narratives into portable and interactive hybrid works of literature.

American Literature 1945- present (PAMLA 2022 panel)

updated: 
Thursday, March 24, 2022 - 1:07pm
Nancy Carranza / UC Riverside
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, May 15, 2022

You are invited to submit a proposal for the standing session "American Literature from 1945- Present" at the 2022 PAMLA Conference, scheduled for Friday, November 11 – Sunday, November 13, 2022 in Los Angeles, California at the UCLA Luskin Conference Center and Hotel.

Poetry and Politics (PAMLA, November 11-13, Los Angeles)

updated: 
Thursday, March 24, 2022 - 1:07pm
Dr. Andrew Lyndon Knighton / Cal State LA Center for Contemporary Poetry and Poetics
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, May 15, 2022

In anticipation of the 2022 Annual Convention of the Pacific Ancient and Modern Languages Association (to be held at UCLA, November 11-13, 2022), we seek proposals on the intersections of politics and poetry in the twentieth and twenty-first centuries.  This session affords a space to assess the past century’s poetic/political interventions, exploring how poetry and poetic experience have lent themselves to critiquing the status quo, imagining radical futures, mobilizing collectivities, and resisting the present in various ways.  Of particular interest are abstracts that are adjacent to the conference theme –“Geographies of the Fantastic and Quotidian” –or which specifically engage with the poetry of Los Angeles as

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