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NEMLA 2023 Panel:Ukraine and Hannah Arendt: Framing the Discourse of Refugees, Race, Religion and Culture

updated: 
Wednesday, September 7, 2022 - 9:51pm
Robert Berger/ Binghamton University
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 30, 2022

This panel seeks to examine the discourse of the refugee crisis originating from Russia’s invasion of Ukraine in 2022 in connection with other recent refugee crises. While international news coverage and the humanitarian response has been extraordinary during the events of the war, this same response throws into stark relief Western nations’ lack of action and support for the refugees of Syria, Central America and Palestine.

NeMLA 2023 - CFP “Representations of Food in Italian and Italian-American Literature and Cinema (Roundtable)”

updated: 
Wednesday, September 7, 2022 - 9:49pm
Irene Hatzopoulos & Valentina Morello
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 30, 2022

Please consider submitting a proposal to the NeMLA 2023 Roundtable “Representations of Food in Italian and Italian-American Literature and Cinema”. Grazie! 

 

Irene e Valentina 

 

NeMLA 2023 - CFP   

 “Representations of Food in Italian and Italian-American Literature and Cinema (Roundtable)” 

NeMLA 2023 Russian-American Fiction panel

updated: 
Wednesday, September 7, 2022 - 9:49pm
Northeast Modern Languages Association
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 30, 2022

The 2023 NeMLA convention (March 23-26, Niagara Falls, New York) will include NINE panels on Slavic topics. This CFP pertains to the panel on contemporary Russian-American fiction. ALL PAPER PROPOSALS MUST BE SUBMITTED VIA NeMLA’s ONLINE PORTAL: https://cfplist.com/nemla/Home/CFP. The panel abstract is pasted below.

 

NeMLA 2023 - CFP “Resiliency in the Face of Trauma”

updated: 
Wednesday, September 7, 2022 - 9:49pm
Valentina Morello & Irene Hatzopoulos
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 30, 2022

Please consider submitting a proposal to the NeMLA 2023 Panel “Resiliency in the Face of Trauma”. Grazie!

Valentina e Irene

NeMLA 2023 - CFP  

 “Resiliency in the Face of Trauma”

The concept of trauma is largely understood as the impact of disruptive experiences on one’s sense of self, one’s environment, one’s external reality. In this panel, we would like to further investigate the aftermath of trauma and the resiliency of both physical and human nature in the face of destructive events as represented in contemporary Italian literature and cinema.

If A Lion Could Talk…: Knowing Animals, Knowing Ourselves

updated: 
Wednesday, September 7, 2022 - 9:48pm
Brandeis University
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, January 10, 2023

If A Lion Could Talk…: Knowing Animals, Knowing Ourselves

The 16th annual Brandeis Graduate Student Conference—“If A Lion Could Talk…: Knowing Animals, Knowing Ourselves”—will be held March 31, 2023.

Taking Action: Interrogating Race, Space, and Place for Social Change

updated: 
Wednesday, September 7, 2022 - 9:47pm
An RSA Graduate Student Symposium at UW-Milwaukee
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, October 1, 2022

The UW-Milwaukee Rhetoric Society of America Chapter is hosting the "Taking Action: Interrogating Race, Space, and Place for Social Change" symposium.

Modernism and Literature: A (Re)consideration

updated: 
Wednesday, September 7, 2022 - 9:46pm
Jeff Birkenstein & Robert Hauhart/Saint Martin's University
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, October 31, 2022

CFP: Modernism and Literature: A (Re)consideration

Proposals due October 31, 2022

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The Poetics of Space

updated: 
Wednesday, September 7, 2022 - 9:46pm
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 30, 2022

The 2023 NeMLA conference will take place on March 23 - 26, 2023 in Niagara Falls, New York. Abstracts can be submitted at the link below.

Abstract

Critical Misanthropy

updated: 
Wednesday, September 7, 2022 - 9:45pm
University of Amsterdam
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, November 1, 2022

Critical Misanthropy Conference

25th, 26th, and 27th January 2023
University of Amsterdam, Netherlands
Organisers: Eva Meijer and Emelia Quinn

ASLE + AESS 2023: Reclaiming the Commons

updated: 
Wednesday, September 7, 2022 - 9:33pm
Association for the Study of Literature and Environment
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, January 3, 2023

The Association for the Study of Literature and Environment (ASLE) and The Association for Environmental Studies and Sciences (AESS) are excited to announce that they will hold their next conference jointly in Portland, Oregon on July 9-12, 2023 at the Oregon Convention Center.  The theme of the conference will be “Reclaiming the Commons.”  This event will offer opportunities for interdisciplinary collaboration, networking and professional development with a variety of sessions sponsored by both organizations.  Call for proposals from ASLE is below, and will be issued soon from AESS, and registration will open in early 2023.  Details can be found on the respective websites: 

Natural Spaces and Managed Wilderness: Mediation in National and State Parks

updated: 
Wednesday, September 7, 2022 - 7:55pm
Jillian Boger (University of Rhode Island) / Northeastern Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 30, 2022

Panel Session, NeMLA’s 54th Annual Convention in Niagara Falls, March 23-26

 

State and national parks alike often function with the purpose of stewardship over the environment and historical spaces across the country, but their design often may provide instruction on how to read the space. Though the National Park Services states that their conservation of these spaces leaves natural resources “unimpaired,” parks are places which are highly mediated in service of their use to visitors in those spaces; likewise, parks are subject to rhetorics of space and their construction may contain explicit or implicit messaging about how people are supposed to engage with the world around them.

 

Werewolves and Shape Shifters in Lore, Literature and More

updated: 
Wednesday, September 7, 2022 - 3:09pm
Myra Tatum Salcedo/University of Texas Permian Basin
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, September 28, 2022

“Children of the Moon: Werewolves and Shape Shifters in Lore and Literature”

University of Texas Permian Basin’s Fifth-Annual Halloween Conference

The University of Texas Permian Basin (with campuses in both Odessa and Midland), will conduct its Fifth Annual Halloween Conference 10:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Monday, Oct. 31, 2022. The event, to be broadcast live from the main Odessa campus, will also be available virtually to encourage global presentations and viewer participation. This year’s theme is broad. It embraces everything from comics and graphic novels to global folklore tales of either benevolent or evil representations of those figures known as villains or victims (due to having been cursed into their lot).

Transgressive Fiction Today

updated: 
Wednesday, September 7, 2022 - 11:18am
Rebecca Warshofsky / Northeast Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 30, 2022

In the 1990s, transgressive fiction authors like Chuck Palahniuk, Bret Easton Ellis, and Irvine Welsh shocked, disgusted, and offended audiences with their depictions of terrorizing, murdering, and drug-abusing characters whose bad behavior rejected and subverted the Western hegemony of neoliberalism. But their behavior was only seen as “shocking” or “transgressive” because of its blatant opposition to the dominant paradigm. What does it mean to transgress norms, boundaries, and conventions in today’s post-9/11 world, when the paradigms of whiteness, masculinity, heteronormativity, etc. are not necessarily viewed as the ultimate gatekeepers of what is normal, standard, correct, or expected?

Charles Olson Adrift: The Reach of Black Mountain Poetry

updated: 
Wednesday, September 7, 2022 - 9:48am
The Charles Olson Society
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 9, 2022

The Charles Olson Society will sponsor a session at the annual Louisville Conference on Literature and Culture Since 1900, to be held February 23-25, 2023. We are interested in abstracts that examine the influence of Charles Olson and/or other Black Mountain Poets on poetic practices and their developments up to the present. A variety of poets took up the innovative practices of figures like Charles Olson, Robert Creeley, Robert Duncan, John Wieners, and others associated with Black Mountain. How have the practices of this fundamentally important school of poetics been extended, transformed, and/or resisted by other poets?

Crises and Turns: Continuities and Discontinuities in American Culture (Extended deadline)

updated: 
Wednesday, September 7, 2022 - 2:36am
Nordic Association for American Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, October 1, 2022

While it appears to be perennially tempting to see one’s own time as exceptional and unprecedented, it is nevertheless safe to say that our present time is perceived by many as characterized by crises of different kinds (democratic, humanitarian, environmental) to an unusually high degree. As a result, the stakes are high when it comes to identifying causes and cures and the political, media and academic communities are all concerned in their different ways with constructing narratives that make sense of what is happening: Backlash, renewal, apocalypse?

Romancing the Gothic Online Talk Series

updated: 
Tuesday, September 6, 2022 - 6:42pm
Romancing the Gothic
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, October 31, 2022

Romancing the Gothic offers free classes every week. The programme is online, open to all, and pays an honorarium to all our speakers. Talks are delivered twice (usually at 10am and 7pm British time those these times can change depending upon the time zone of the speaker) to include people from different time zones and recorded (with permission) to be placed on our YouTube channel. The talks (with Q and A session) should last between 1 and 1.5 hours.

Previous classes have gained hundreds (and some even thousands) of views and been used at universities around the world to supplement couses. Our classes are accessed by people from all over the world and are designed to make education accessible to all.

 

Charlotte Perkins Gilman Society Panel (ALA Fall 2022 Symposium) DEADLINE EXTENDED

updated: 
Sunday, September 4, 2022 - 8:36pm
Charlotte Perkins Gilman Society, American Literature Association
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, September 12, 2022

CFP – ALA Fall 2022 Symposium – Charlotte Perkins Gilman Society – Deadline: 9.1.2022American Literature Association – Fall 2022 Symposium“The Historical Imagination in American Literature”

October 27-29, 2022

Drury Plaza Hotel in Santa Fe, NM

Gender, Culture and Society

updated: 
Sunday, September 4, 2022 - 5:20am
New Literaria
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, October 15, 2022

CALL FOR PAPERS AND PANEL PROPOSALS

3rd International e-Conference

Gender, Culture and Society

Date: 26th, 27th, and 28th November, 2022

To be Organized by

New Literaria- An International Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies in Humanities

and

Department of English and Foreign Language, Guru Ghasidas Vishwavidyalaya, Bilaspur

           

Concept Note:

Call for Book Chapters: "Fix It Fics: Challenging the Status Quo through Fan Fiction"

updated: 
Saturday, September 3, 2022 - 10:14pm
Vernon Press
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, November 2, 2022

Vernon Press invites chapter proposals for the volume: Fix It Fics: Challenging the Status Quo through Fan Fiction edited by Kaitlin Tonti (Albright College).

This edited collection of essays is seeking chapters that consider fan fiction as a force for change, a response to trauma, and a way of encouraging inclusivity. It will also consider how performed fan fiction, or fan fiction acknowledged by the original creators impacts fandom canon.

Neoliberalism and Alternative Temporalities in Contemporary African Fiction

updated: 
Saturday, September 3, 2022 - 9:59pm
Michael K. Walonen
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, September 17, 2022

I am putting together a panel to present at next year's African Futures Conference in Cologne, Germany (May 31 - June 3 2022) on the subject of neoliberalism and alternative temporalities on contemporary African fiction. More information on the conference can be found here https://ecasconference.org/2023/ and a short description and abstract for the panel can be found below. To be considered for inclusion in this panel, please send me your CV and a 250 word paper abstract at mwalonen@saintpeters.edu

 

Neoliberalism and Alternative Temporalities in Contemporary African Fiction

4th Singapore Literature Conference

updated: 
Saturday, September 3, 2022 - 6:27am
Poetry Festival Singapore
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, October 31, 2022

Organised by Poetry Festival Singapore, the Singapore Literature Conference is slated to take place on 29 July 2023 (Saturday). The conference, currently in its fourth year, is now calling for abstracts of papers that are in any way related to the theme of "Sojourners." The deadline for submissions is 31 October 2022 (Monday).

(EXTENDED DEADLINE) ExRe(y) 2022 - ExπRE: Going Off in Post-Millennial North-American Literature and Culture

updated: 
Saturday, September 3, 2022 - 4:38am
Maria Curie-Sklodowska University and The John Paul II Catholic University of Lublin, Poland
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, September 17, 2022

Department of English and American Studies at Maria Curie-Sklodowska University in Lublin and Department of American Literature and Culture at The John Paul II Catholic University of Lublin are pleased to announce the third ExRe(y) conference. A two-day international conference “EXπRE: Going Off in Post-Millennial North-American Literature and Culture” will be held online on December 1-2, 2022.

We invite proposals for papers and panels that focus on the topic of the (broadly understood) expiration and waning in American and Canadian literature and culture of the last two decades.

Topics may include, but are not limited to the following:

CFP: Social Justice & American Literature

updated: 
Friday, September 2, 2022 - 1:21pm
Jeff Birkenstein & Robert Hauhart/Saint Martin's University
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, February 16, 2017

CFP: Social Justice & American Literature

 

We seek essays of 5,000 to 6,000 words for an anthology that explores American literature through the lens of social justice.  The volume will become a part of a popular literary series published by a major press.

 

CFP: Social Justice & American Literature

updated: 
Friday, September 2, 2022 - 1:20pm
Saint Martin's University
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, February 16, 2017

We seek essays of 5,000 to 6,000 words for an anthology that explores American literature through the lens of social justice.  The volume will become a part of a popular literary series published by a major press.

 

European Writers in Exile (Abstracts Due April 15)

updated: 
Friday, September 2, 2022 - 1:20pm
Jeff Birkenstein & Robert Hauhart/Saint Martin's University
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, April 15, 2017

We have a contract with Lexington Books (an imprint of Rowman and Littlefield) in hand and are issuing a targeted call for, primarily, the following important writers.  We have accepted a number of essays already and are seeking to round our volume, as follows.

 

We seek essays of 5,000 to 6,000 words for an anthology that explores the work of some of the more popular and/or influential European writers in nineteenth-, twentieth- and twenty-first-century exile. 

 

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