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Bronte Studies - The Brontes and Material Culture

updated: 
Wednesday, March 23, 2022 - 2:07pm
Bronte Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, May 15, 2022

Call for papers – Brontë Studies special issue on Material Culture

 

Inspired by the Brontë Parsonage Museum’s new exhibition  Defying Expectations: Inside Charlotte Brontë’s Wardrobe (2022), Brontë Studies is inviting papers for a special issue on the Brontës and material culture. The exhibition, co-created with historical consultant Dr Eleanor Houghton, features more than twenty pieces of Charlotte’s clothing and accessories, and offers intimate insight into both her domestic and literary lives. 

The Times They Are A-Changin’: Temporal Shifts in Early Modern Drama

updated: 
Wednesday, March 23, 2022 - 2:06pm
Lisa Hopkins / Sheffield Hallam University
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 30, 2022

Sir John Falstaff enters the Shakespearean stage asking what time of day it is and leaves it at the turning of the tide.  This collection of essays is interested in ideas about temporal shifts in early modern drama. Topics could include (but are not limited to) changing seasons; the representation of individual seasons in plays; holidays and ritual markers of time; the ebb and flow of tides; measurement of time and perceptions of temporal change; day, night, dawn and dusk; understandings of different time zones; the ageing process; saints’ days, quarter days, anniversaries, and other calendrical markers; accession days; and whether there was any awareness at the time of what we would now call the Little Ice Age.

Perspectives on the Arts in Peace Pedagogy

updated: 
Wednesday, March 23, 2022 - 2:05pm
Laurence J. Stacey and Jonathan Taylor Downs / Kennesaw State University
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, May 31, 2022

Peace and justice educators have long recognized the value of the arts in helping students identify, critique, and reimagine themes related to conflict, peace, and efforts toward social justice. Using various creative elements, literary, visual, and/or auditory arts can explore complexities of the human condition in ways that are often overlooked in fields associated with the social sciences. By exploring people’s lived experiences of conflict, artistic works can provoke us to reconsider questions of social justice and our standpoints in relation to others.

Performing Tutankhamun: One Hundred Years of Retellings

updated: 
Wednesday, March 23, 2022 - 2:05pm
Dr Eleanor Dobson and Dr Leire Olabarria (University of Birmingham)
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, April 25, 2022

The year 2022 marks the centenary of the discovery of the tomb of Tutankhamun, unearthed by a team of Egyptian excavators led by Howard Carter and financed by the fifth Earl of Carnarvon. In the hundred years that followed, in what ways have media and performance contributed to the retelling and reshaping of this historic moment and the discovery’s cultural aftermath? Whose voices have been amplified, and whose marginalised? Where has historical accuracy given way to creative license? What audiences have been catered to, and what does this tell us about the ways in which Egyptology is ‘consumed’?

Digital Learning: Pedagogy, Philosophy & Praxis [ Panel discussion ]

updated: 
Wednesday, March 23, 2022 - 2:05pm
National Institute of Technology Silchar
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, March 31, 2022

 

Panel Discussion on Digital Learning: Pedagogy, Philosophy & Praxis 

 

This event is being organized by the National Institute of Technology Silchar with financial support from the Indian Council for Philosophical Research

 

 

PAMLA 2022 | Los Angeles | CFP: “Languages and Linguistics”

updated: 
Wednesday, March 23, 2022 - 2:05pm
Elena Sharafutdinova / CSU, Fresno
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, May 15, 2022

Dear All,

You are invited to submit a proposal for the standing session "Languages and Linguistics" 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.

This session brings together scholars to exchange and share their research results on any aspect of Language and Linguistics. This includes papers on language teaching and learning, as well as the analysis of language structure and meaning. Submissions are not limited to the theme of this year's conference, “Geographies of the Fantastic and the Quotidian.”

CFP - Medieval and Early Modern Studies Summer Festival

updated: 
Wednesday, March 23, 2022 - 2:04pm
MEMS Festival 2022
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, April 29, 2022

Join us in Canterbury and online for the eighth annual MEMS Festival at the University of Kent. This two-day event celebrates medieval and early modern history from c. 400 – 1800, and welcomes a wide range of interdisciplinary research topics, including but not limited to, politics, religion, economics, art, drama, literature, and material culture. MEMSFest aims to be a friendly space in which postgraduate students, early career researchers, and academics can share ideas and foster conversations, whilst building a greater sense of community. Undergraduates in their final year of study are also welcome at the conference.

 

The Imaginary Voyage. New, Other, Virtual Worlds, from Thule to the Cyberspace.

updated: 
Wednesday, March 23, 2022 - 2:04pm
Riccardo Antonangeli / University of Rome "Sapienza"
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, December 15, 2022

The Imaginary Voyage. New, Other, Virtual Worlds, from Thule to the Cyberspace. 

 

 

 

«Onore e gloria a questa moltitudine di viaggiatori e gubernetes dell’immaginazione, nocchieri e piloti sconosciuti, o conosciuti come profeti,filosofi, scrittori, poeti; quasi nessuno di loro ebbe a subire danni, essendo il solo incidente possibile una panne della fantasia.»

 

Daniele Del Giudice, Meccanica per viaggi al limite del conosciuto.

 

 

 

From Language to Psychology and from Ideology to Destruction

updated: 
Wednesday, March 23, 2022 - 2:03pm
Chris Shei / Swansea University
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, December 31, 2022

From Language to Psychology and from Ideology to Destruction: Exploring the Fossilization and the Liberation of the Mind

Call for chapter proposals

Dr Chris Shei

[Update] Reason: Special issue of The Comparatist

updated: 
Wednesday, March 23, 2022 - 2:03pm
The Comparatist
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, April 1, 2022

                                                                 Call for Papers: Special Issue, The Comparatist 

Topic: Reason

General Editor: Zahi Zalloua (Whitman College)

Routledge Companion to Working-Class Literature

updated: 
Wednesday, March 23, 2022 - 2:03pm
Ben Clarke, University of North Carolina, Greensboro
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, April 1, 2022

I am currently soliciting chapters for the Routledge Companion to Working-Class Literature, which is under contract and scheduled to appear next year. Most of the contributors are already confirmed, so I am looking for essays on particular subjects. These include:

 

• theories of working-class literature

• pre-industrial literature by workers

• working-class literature in the Global South

• African-American, Asian-American, and Latinx working-class literature

• queer working-class literature

• the future of working-class literature and literary studies

 

Morality and Anglo-American Modernism

updated: 
Wednesday, March 23, 2022 - 2:02pm
MLA 2023
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, March 28, 2022

In the years leading up to the publication of The Waste Land, T. S. Eliot decried what he called the moral cowardice endemic to post-war London, and particularly to its literary circles.  D. H. Lawrence was similarly preoccupied with morality in his literary critical essays, writing, for example, that "Morality in the novel is the trembling instablity of the balance [between opposing forces].  When the novelist puts his thumb in the scale, to pull down the balance to his own predilection, that is immorality."  And, finally, Hemingway once suggested to a group of professors that of all his novels, the best to teach is The Sun Also Rises because, he said, it is a "very moral novel."

(Trans)Homonationalism in Anti-Gender Times

updated: 
Wednesday, March 23, 2022 - 12:57pm
2022 European Geographies of Sexualities Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, March 27, 2022

When mass movements are rising up against so-called “gender ideology” and succeeding in implementing anti-trans and anti-queer legislation across the globe, has the time come to reconsider—or perhaps even suspend—radical critiques of queer liberalism, homonormativity, and homonationalism? Elżbieta Korolczuk and Agnieszka Graff, for instance, have asserted that “while feminists, mostly from the global South, have long critiqued the discourse of universal human rights and the neocolonial elements in UN population policies, today it is clear that a wholesale rejection of universalism plays into the hands of right-wing populists” (816).

MLA 2023: Global Hawthorne

updated: 
Tuesday, March 22, 2022 - 3:22pm
Nathaniel Hawthorne Society
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, March 28, 2022

The Hawthorne Society invites proposals for our allied-society panel at the 2023 meeting of the MLA, which will take place in San Francisco, CA, Jan 5-8, 2023.  Please send your abstract of 250-300 words to nsweet@csus.edu by Mar. 28, 2022. 

CFP - Geographies of the Fantastic and the Quotidian - PAMLA Conference

updated: 
Tuesday, March 22, 2022 - 12:06pm
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, May 15, 2022

This is a call for papers for the anual PAMLA conference to be held in Los Angeles, California at the UCLA Luskin Conference Center and Hotel between Friday, November 11 and Sunday, November 13, 2022.

The Film Studies session is open to all papers that explore some aspect of film or Film Studies, but we are particularly interested in papers attuned to some facet of the conference theme, "Geographies of the Fantastic and the Quotidian.” For example:

-The role of space and place in genre filmmaking

-World-building in fantasy film and television

-Cinematic cityscapes

-Road movies

-Representations of localized ecologies

-Settler colonialism in film

-Geographical otherness

SCMLA Renaissance Drama *EXTENDED DEADLINE* (4/15/22; 10/13-15/22)

updated: 
Tuesday, March 22, 2022 - 10:38am
South Central Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, April 15, 2022

 

We are currently accepting proposal submissions for the Renaissance Drama panel at the South Central Modern Language Association conference, October, 13-15, 2022, in Memphis, TN. Mirroring last year's structure, this year's meeting of the SCMLA will also be hybrid. Therefore, panelists and audience members will have the option to particpate in-person and virtually.

New Writing Journal seeks articles, creative work, articles on pedagogy, genre and more

updated: 
Sunday, March 20, 2022 - 8:30pm
New Writing journal (Routledge/Taylor and Francis)
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, May 1, 2022

New Writing: the International Journal for the Practice and Theory of Creative Writing (Routledge) seeks high quality articles, as well as creative work.

Articles submitted might focus on:

• Creative Writing in universities and colleges
• pedagogy, practice or research topics
• the processes of creative writers, their drafts and completed works
• the history of particular writing forms
• analysis of particular creative works

Reconstructio Americana: Ancient Greece and Rome after the American Civil War

updated: 
Sunday, March 20, 2022 - 3:23pm
Panel proposal for the 154th annual meeting of the Society for Classical Studies (2023)
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, April 11, 2022

Reconstructio Americana: Ancient Greece and Rome after the American Civil War”

Panel proposal for the 154th annual meeting

of the Society for Classical Studies

January 5–8, 2023, New Orleans, LA

*DEADLINE EXTENDED* -- MLA 2023: “Toilers of the world, disband!”: Work, Freedom, and the Creative Act in Nabokov

updated: 
Saturday, March 19, 2022 - 11:27pm
International Vladimir Nabokov Society
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 25, 2022

The International Vladimir Nabokov Society invites paper proposals for the 2023 MLA Convention (San Francisco, January 5-8) for a non-guaranteed special session on the topic of “Work, Freedom, and the Creative Act in Nabokov” (in tandem with the 2023 MLA Presidential Theme: "Working Conditions").

[CFP] "Geographic Imaginations in Korean Media & Literature" at PAMLA 2022

updated: 
Friday, March 18, 2022 - 12:43pm
Ray Kyooyung Ra / University of Southern California
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, May 15, 2022

Please see the CFP below for details on the special session “Geographic Imaginations in Korean Media & Literature” at PAMLA’s — Pacific Coast regional affiliate of the Modern Language Association (MLA) — upcoming Los Angeles conference scheduled for November 11 - 13, 2022. 

Paper proposals are due May 15, 2022 via this page: https://pamla.ballastacademic.com/Home/S/18501

 

Session Title:

Geographic Imaginations in Korean Media & Literature

Session Description:

(Deadline Extended) The “Safe Animal” Sensibility - A MLA 2023 Roundtable

updated: 
Friday, March 18, 2022 - 12:43pm
Yea Jung Park and Jiwon Rim
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, March 23, 2022

This roundtable panel invites discussions on the contemporary politics of the “safe animal” in media—in all the registers and valences of “safe.” Safe animals are constantly in demand across various forms of popular media: animal memes and pet-related small talk are the safest conversation starters, “cute” cat pictures always promise to comfort, and ample cultural scaffolding is in place to help us stick to animals that are safe. For example, the website Does the Dog Die, a crowdsourced platform for “emotional spoilers” about movies and other popular media, promises to protect viewers from “upsetting” material including the death of animals.

Call for Associate Editors, Journal of Hip Hop Studies

updated: 
Friday, March 18, 2022 - 12:43pm
Journal of Hip Hop Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, April 30, 2022

The ​Journal of Hip Hop Studies (JHHS) invites you to consider serving as an Associate Editor. Founded in 2012, JHHS plays an integral role in Hip Hop Studies, inside and outside of the academy. Moving forward, our aim is to lead the charge in academic innovation and challenging the academy’s role in propagating white supremacy. As a peer-reviewed, open-access journal hosted on Scholars Compass and published by Virginia Commonwealth University, ​JHHS provides a rigorous space for Hip Hop writing, thinking, and creativity. You are invited to make a vital contribution to this work.

Climate in Crisis (Activism, Apathy, and Responsibility: Social Responses to and Social Causes of the Current Climate Crisis)

updated: 
Friday, March 18, 2022 - 12:42pm
Humber College Faculty of Liberal Arts and Sciences
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, June 5, 2022

Climate in Crisis

Activism, Apathy, and Responsibility: Social Responses to and Social Causes of the Current Climate Crisis

 

Abstract Submission:https://humber.ca/tifa/call-proposals

Contact: tifa@humber.ca

Submission Deadline: June 5, 2022

Conference Date: September 23 and 24, 2022

Location: This year’s conference will be virtual. A small conference fee will be charged to help offset production costs.

Routledge Handbook of Descriptive Rhetorical Studies and World Languages - call for reviewers

updated: 
Friday, March 18, 2022 - 12:42pm
Weixiao Wei / The University of Houston
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, June 30, 2022

The Routledge handbook below is now recruiting editorial members who will each review 4-5 papers and give feedback to help enhance the quality of the paper. Their names will be shown on the title page as members of the editorial board for this handbook and each will receive a hardcopy of the book when published. 

Routledge Handbook of Descriptive Rhetorical Studies and World Languages

Editors: Weixiao Wei and James Schnell

I.          English rhetoric in the US and UK

Pages