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'Digressions in Deep Time: Ecocritical Approaches to Literature and the Arts' (with Lexington)

updated: 
Wednesday, February 1, 2023 - 5:17am
edited by Dr Declan Lloyd (Lancaster University)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, February 24, 2023

****NB. SLIGHT CFP ALTERATION/DEADLINE EXTENSION - Please note, due to having received an overwhelming majority of abstracts for chapters dedicated purely to literature and the arts, we have decided to tweak the CFP and title of the collection to reflect this focus. We have also extended the deadline by a number of weeks due to this change*** 

We are currently seeking chapter abstracts for an upcoming edited collection entitled Digressions in Deep Time: Ecocritical Approaches to Literature and the Arts which is to be published by Lexington (a division of Rowman & Littlefield Publishers). The deadline for abstracts is Friday 24th February 2023.

The 7th Annual Global Souths Conference (Deadline Extended to 6th February!)

updated: 
Wednesday, February 1, 2023 - 12:32am
EGSA, University of Louisiana at Lafayette
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, February 6, 2023

 

The 7th Annual Global Souths Conference

An Interdisciplinary Conference organized by the English Graduate Student Association, University of Louisiana at Lafayette

 

CALL FOR PAPERS

Conference Theme: “Face to Place”

March 23-25, 2023 ● University of Louisiana at Lafayette, Lafayette, Louisiana

 

"Trauma and Nightmare" 6th International Interdisciplinary Conference (online)

updated: 
Tuesday, January 31, 2023 - 1:00pm
InMind Support
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, February 26, 2023

Conference: 16-17 March 2023 (online- via Zoom platform)

 

Scientific Committee:

Professor Wojciech Owczarski – University of Gdańsk, Poland

Professor Polina Golovátina-Mora – NTNU, Norwegian University of Science and Technology

CALL FOR PAPERS:

Deadline extended - Edited collection on Lydia Davis

updated: 
Tuesday, January 31, 2023 - 11:30am
Julie Tanner
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, February 8, 2023

Lydia Davis is an award-winning author of nine short story collections, a novel, two volumes of essays, and a translator of Maurice Blanchot, Michael Leiris, Marcel Proust, and Gustave Flaubert. Beginning her career amidst the second wave of postmodernism, her very short stories - some only a paragraph or even a sentence long - have drawn comparisons with postmodern metafiction, literary minimalism, and LANGUAGE poetry. Her eclectic interests and unexpected manipulation of genre and form, however, frequently defy categorisation.

Routledge Handbook of Language Learning in the New Global Context - Second round of call for chapter proposals

updated: 
Tuesday, January 31, 2023 - 4:04am
Chris Shei / Swansea University
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, February 1, 2023

This handbook is oversubscribed and is no longer accepting proposals. There will be a call for editorial advisers (reviewers) later in the year. Thank you.

Since its first call 1.5 months ago the handbook has received enthusiastic responses and have recruited 30 chapters. We aim to expand to 60 chapters so please see the updated structure below and chip in where you might find a match between section title and a paper you have in mind. Please email your proposed chapter title and an abstract of 200-300 words to Dr Chris Shei at c-c.shei@swansea.ac.uk  Many thanks

Open Issue of Intersections

updated: 
Monday, January 30, 2023 - 9:56pm
Intersections: A Journal of Literary and Cultural Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, February 8, 2023

 Intersections: A Journal of Literary and Cultural Studies

ISSN: 2583-1542

 

OPEN ISSUE

 

31st annual Midwestern Conference of Literature, Language, and Media: "Ethnic Images: Between Art and Reality in the United States"

updated: 
Monday, January 30, 2023 - 5:43pm
Northern Illinois University
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, February 28, 2023

Conference Date/Location: March 25 - 26, 2023; DeKalb, IL

Deadline for Proposals: EXTENDED! JANUARY 20, 2023 *Will consider late submissions until February 28*

Theme: Ethnic Images: Between Art and Reality in the United States

 

The 31st annual Midwestern Conference on Literature, Language and Media at Northern Illinois University in DeKalb, Illinois, is currently accepting proposals for 20-minute presentations from individuals and panels.

10th International Conference on Language, Literature & Culture

updated: 
Sunday, January 29, 2023 - 5:44pm
Gümüşhane University
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, July 15, 2023
  • 10th International Conference on Language, Literature & Culture 
  • The topical theme of the conference is "Fashion as Material Culture"
  • Keynote: Prof Dr Stephen Bending from University of Southampton

A max 300-word abstract and 5 keywords should be submitted as an email attachment to LLC2023conference@gmail.com by July 15, 2023. In your email, please include your name, affiliation, email address, phone number, title of the paper, abstract, 5 keywords and a brief bio data.

(Extended Deadline) What a Difference Makes: 18th Annual Conference on the Teaching of Writing

updated: 
Sunday, January 29, 2023 - 12:23pm
UConn Conference on the Teaching of Writing
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, February 15, 2023

We invite conference proposals for the University of Connecticut First-Year Writing Program’s Conference on the Teaching of Writing, taking place in Storrs, CT on Friday, April 14th, 2023. Proposal submissions are due Wednesday, February 15th, 2023 and can be submitted through our conference website. We are thrilled to be hosting Stacey Waite as this year’s keynote speaker. 

Fairytale in East Asian Fashion (edited collection)

updated: 
Saturday, January 28, 2023 - 1:16pm
Amanda Sikarskie, University of Michigan
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, June 30, 2023

We are soliciting chapter proposals for an edited collection on Fairytale in East Asian Fashion. Stories of yokai (Japan), yogwae (Korea), or yaoguai (China), such as “The Crane Wife” and “The Robe of Feathers,” manifest themselves everywhere in East Asian popular culture these days—from manga, anime / donghua / webtoons, and Pokémon, to fashion. One sees this phenomenon through brands such as Maison Kitsune, yokai-themed collections, street style, cosplay, and of course, traditional ethnic dress. Chapters may cover any fairytale or any fantastical creature that features strongly in Asian fairytale—baku, dokkaebi, kappa, kitsune / huli jing / gumiho, qilin, yuki onna, etc etc.

The Uses and Abuses of Civility 1500-1700

updated: 
Saturday, January 28, 2023 - 4:06am
Université de Neuchâtel
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, February 24, 2023

The Uses and Abuses of Civility, 1500-1700',

26th-27th May 2023, Université de Neuchâtel, Switzerland.

This conference provides an opportunity for scholars to re-examine early modern Europe’s fascination with civil conduct. What actions were performed in the name of civility, and who benefitted from the culture of civility that flourished in early modern Europe? How were codes of manners popularly used to justify the stratification of society within and outside of Europe? What legacy has the genre of conduct literature left behind?

We welcome papers that provide new analyses of:

Fashion, Culture and the Literary and Media Arts

updated: 
Friday, January 27, 2023 - 3:29pm
Texas Southern University
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, January 18, 2023

Fashion, Culture, and the Literary and Media Arts

deadline for submissions: 

January 18th, 2023

full name / name of organization: 

Billy Joe Turner Interdisciplinary Symposium

Texas Southern University

Department of English, World Languages, and Philosophy

April 20th and April 21st 2023

contact email:

iris.lancaster@tsu.eduor Michon.Benson@tsu.edu

(Updated) Fashion, Culture and the Literary and Media Arts

updated: 
Friday, January 27, 2023 - 2:57pm
English Department, Texas Southern University
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, February 5, 2023

Department of English, World Languages, and Philosophy

April 20th and April 21st 2023

contact email:

iris.lancaster@tsu.edu 

Fashion and literature have a long, intricate relationship. The function of clothing is primarily to conceal the body, yet in some literary texts and film, clothing can often reveal something about character, whether by its style, value, or use. In the 1928 novels, Plum Bun and Quicksand, Jessie Redmon Fauset and Nella Larsen, respectively, highlight fashion as an essential tool for passing, as well as the embodiment of their characters’ elusive identities. 

The 26th Southern Writers/Southern Writing (SW/SW) Graduate Student Conference -- Deadline Extended!

updated: 
Friday, January 27, 2023 - 1:19pm
EGSB (English Graduate Student Body) at the University of Mississippi
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, January 31, 2023

****DEADLINE EXTENDED TO JANUARY 31, 2023 ****

 

The 26th Southern Writers/Southern Writing (SW/SW) 

Graduate Student Conference

University of Mississippi 2023 

Call for Submissions

“Y’all and/in the Queer South”

Submissions: https://swswgradconference.squarespace.com

About:

Pathways to Diverse and Inclusive Curricula: The Way Forward

updated: 
Friday, January 27, 2023 - 11:54am
Watchung Review Journal Sponsored by the New Jersey College English Association
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, March 30, 2022

Many academic institutions have been evaluating their diversity and inclusion statements. At the department level, several faculty members recognize that their curriculum also needs to be evaluated.  

Watchung Review invites scholarly articles and creative works that consider the following questions for the profession, for the discipline, for our areas of specialization, and for the larger society:

Big Feminism: The Fiftieth Anniversary Issue of Signs

updated: 
Friday, January 27, 2023 - 1:32am
Signs
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, February 1, 2023

Signs was founded in 1975 as part of an emergent tradition of feminist scholarship and has been publishing continuously ever since, establishing itself as a preeminent journal in the field of women’s, gender, and sexuality studies. At the time of the journal’s conception, Signs’s founding editorial staff sought not only to raise consciousness and develop theories around women’s oppression but also to challenge the taken-for-granted and to strive for theoretical nuance and interdisciplinarity. To honor half a century of publication, our fiftieth anniversary issue aims to generate new questions and critical discussion around “Big Feminism,” around the role and power of feminist theory, today and into the future.

What is a life worth living? Speculative Fiction and Eternal Life

updated: 
Thursday, January 26, 2023 - 10:35pm
Christene d'Anca, University of California Santa Barbara
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, March 15, 2023

Despite numerous post-apocalyptic storylines, many science fiction texts are a celebration of life and seek ways of prolonging it, whether artificially or by providing warnings against our current behavior in order to preserve the life that already exists. The fact that death and potential immortality are so frequently featured throughout the genre underscores our preoccupation with overcoming the limitations imposed on our bodies by nature, while seeking means to go beyond what is currently possible.

2023 EALA Annual Conference Mapping Care: Imaginations, Practices, and Theories

updated: 
Thursday, January 26, 2023 - 9:35pm
English and American Literature Association in Taiwan
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, February 28, 2023

Call for Papers

2023 EALA Annual Conference

Mapping Care: Imaginations, Practices, and Theories

 

Conference Organizers: ROC English and American Literature Association (EALA, Taiwan) and National Cheng Kung University

Date: October 14, 2023

Venue: National Cheng Kung University, Tainan, Taiwan

Abstract Submission Deadline: February 28, 2023

UPDATE (Call for Journal Articles): Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences

updated: 
Thursday, January 26, 2023 - 1:57pm
Çankaya University
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, April 30, 2023

Çankaya University Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences is looking for original and well-researched interdisciplinary papers at the intersection of comparative literature, literary studies, literature and translation, language and translation studies, linguistics, foreign language education, translator education, and theory and cultural studies that fall within the scope of the Journal. The mission of the Journal is to facilitate a more expanded and participatory academic discussion on the theoretical and/or applied scholarly work under its scope, and to inform scholars and public about recent developments in these fields.

call for book chapters--Post-Millennial Cultures of Fear in Literature

updated: 
Thursday, January 26, 2023 - 1:54pm
Cambridge Scholars Publishing (Collection Editors: Mustafa Kirca and Adelheid Rundholz)
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, March 1, 2023

Fear, Risk and Safety: Post-Millennial Cultures of Fear in Literature (Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2023) 

This volume will bring together original articles studying cultures of fear in literature with a specific emphasis on postmillennial texts and will investigate such subtopics and fields as post-millennial political fiction, post-postmodern rewritings, “the culture of fear,” “world risk theory,” the postcolonial novel, post-humanist writing, trauma narratives, literary disaster discourses, environmental literature, apocalyptic scenarios, and personal apocalypse writing in the 21st century.

CFP Interactive Film and Media Conference - January 30th

updated: 
Thursday, January 26, 2023 - 1:09pm
Hudson Moura / Toronto Metropolitan University
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 30, 2023

Call for Proposals Extended Deadline: Monday, January 30th

 

#IFM2023 VIRTUAL CONFERENCE

June 7-9, 2023

 

Hosted by Toronto Metropolitan University (Canada), The University of Texas at Dallas (USA), Technological University of the Shannon (Ireland), Leeds Trinity University (UK), and Ithaca College (New York, USA)

KEYNOTE SPEAKER

Sharon Daniel

Filmmaker and Professor in the Film and Digital Media Department and the Digital Arts and New Media MFA program at the University of California, Santa Cruz

 

 

 CARE COLLABORATION CRAFT 

CALL for PAPERS : Articles for Lucian Blaga Yearbook / Caietele Lucian Blaga – XXIV tome 1 – 2023

updated: 
Thursday, January 26, 2023 - 1:08pm
Lucian Blaga University of Sibiu, Romania
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, July 15, 2023

Articles for Lucian Blaga Yearbook – XXIV tome 1 – 2023 

 

 

THEME: FEAR AND LITERATURE

 

The actuality of this type of theme is born out of the experience of the past years, when the pandemic brought about various reformulations, including of literature, but also out of the mutations which have arisen throughout the cultural ages under the influence of fear, analysed from a philosophical, literary, or cultural point of view in relation to all cultural products.

Issue XXIV (1) of the Lucian Blaga Notebooks advances the following axes of debate:

 

-       Pandemics, epidemics, social maladies as reflected in literature 

-       Catastrophes and the apocalyptic imaginary

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