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International Conference on EXILE

updated: 
Thursday, January 19, 2023 - 3:33pm
Faculty of Arts and Humanities of Sousse, Tunisia
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, February 15, 2023

International Conference on "Exile" 

(Online and in-person)

2-4 May 2023 

Faculty of Arts and Humanities - Sousse, Tunisia 

Exile as a broad term denotes a force of (un)voluntary escape from one’s land to a foreign space, and it connotes a sense of estrangement and nostalgia. Exile in literature, culture studies and linguistics is more problematized, as it takes different forms and orientations. Indeed, Exile negotiates complex issues related to historical events that have marked human existence such as the Industrial Revolution, the two world wars etc…

 

Considering Violence - Call for Papers and Applications

updated: 
Thursday, January 19, 2023 - 10:21am
Considering Violence
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, February 10, 2023

Call for Papers and Applications

Considering Violence

International Conference at The Shirley and Leslie Porter School of Cultural Studies, 

Tel Aviv University,  June 18-19, 2023

 

Digital Defoe: Studies in Defoe and His Contemporaries

updated: 
Wednesday, January 18, 2023 - 7:01pm
The Defoe Society/Digital Defoe
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, June 30, 2023

Digital Defoe: Studies in Defoe and His Contemporaries welcomes articles exploring any area relating to Defoe and/or his contemporaries (broadly conceived). In addition to traditional scholarly papers (roughly 4000-7000 words), we welcome essays on fresh pedagogical approaches to the works of Defoe and other writers of his era.

We also encourage the submission of innovative digital and multimedia projects, as well as experimental non-peer reviewed essays.

Scholarly essays may be eligible for essay prizes awarded by the Defoe Society.

https://www.defoesociety.org/awards/

 

Liberal Education in the Era of Migration, Refugee Crises, and Decolonization - May 4-5, 2023

updated: 
Wednesday, January 18, 2023 - 11:07am
University of Lethbridge, Medicine Hat College, Mount Royal University
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, February 21, 2023

The present realities of decolonization, immigration, and refugee migration require critical enquiries into the provision of liberal studies in higher education. The aims and methods of liberal education as a pedagogical exercise and a cultural practice need to be examined within the dynamic intellectual, social, economic, and political contexts created by today’s unprecedented movement of peoples and intersections of cultures. Variously seen as forced migration, exile, dislocation, statelessness and even environmentally induced displacement, the Global refugee crises present multilocational and multilayered challenges.

Illinois Medieval Association March 10 Symposium

updated: 
Wednesday, January 18, 2023 - 9:51am
Illinois Medieval Association
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, January 31, 2023

The 2022-2023 Illinois Medieval Association Symposium will focus on medieval environments, with the term environment being liberally defined. We are now accepting proposals for 20-minute presentations for our March 10 session. Although we will consider proposals on any aspect of medieval studies, priority will be given to those dealing with medieval environments.

RSVP 2023 Conference: Currents in the Periodical Press

updated: 
Wednesday, January 18, 2023 - 6:45am
Research Society for Victorian Periodicals
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, January 31, 2023

Currents in the Periodical Press (Deadline Extension)

2023 RSVP Conference
Caen, France, July 6-9, 2023 (with some hybrid & online options)

Call for articles | (Super)Heroes in the 21st-Century American Imagination

updated: 
Wednesday, January 18, 2023 - 4:48am
REDEN journal
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, April 15, 2023

Special dossier | edited by Marica Orrù and Igor Juricevic

A fundamental element of the American imaginary, superhero and heroic narratives have seen a new apogee since the turn of the century. New and old heroes and heroines have populated popular culture, giving rise to a variety of texts that tackle diversity, nostalgia, and the need for imaginaries and narratives that help us deal with the struggles inherent to our current times.

This two-part dossier, co-edited by Marica Orrù and Igor Juricevic, will collect essays on (super)hero figures in twenty-first century US popular culture, with a specific focus on diversity, cross-genre texts, and transmedia representations. 

 

University of Arkansas Graduate Students in English Conference 2023 - Labor and Work: As They Were, As They Are, As They Might Be

updated: 
Tuesday, January 17, 2023 - 10:00pm
University of Arkansas Graduate Students in English
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, January 31, 2023

University of Arkansas Graduate Students in English Conference 2023

LABOR AND WORK AS THEY WERE, AS THEY ARE, AND AS THEY MIGHT BE

The University of Arkansas Graduate Students in English are excited to announce their annual conference. This year’s theme is LABOR AND WORK: AS THEY WERE, AS THEY ARE, AND AS THEY MIGHT BE. This theme spotlights the productivity of typically marginalized aspects of the human community in ways which build understanding of intrinsic value. This is an interdisciplinary conference open to scholars in all fields. This year we will offer creative writing sessions! In addition to presentations from the humanities, we particularly welcome scholars who find their home in the sciences.

Creativecritical Writing Now

updated: 
Tuesday, January 17, 2023 - 10:00pm
A Special Issue of TEXT Journal of Writing and Writing Courses
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, April 14, 2023

CALL FOR PAPERS: Creativecritical Writing Now 
A Special Issue of TEXT Journal of Writing and Writing Courses 

This Special Issue aims to explore forms of, and approaches to, creativecritical writing: writing which performs scholarly and creative functions simultaneously. Such blended approaches are no longer new—indeed, they are tracking distinct paths and uses in various contexts inside academia and beyond. As such, this Special Issue will take stock of the current nexus between the creative and the critical, as well as speculate on future conceptions of hybrid creative writing/scholarship.   

On Poe's Longer Works

updated: 
Tuesday, January 17, 2023 - 10:00pm
Poe Studies Association (session at MLA Convention)
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, March 15, 2023

Call for Papers

MLA 2024 in Philadelphia

On Poe’s Longer Works

 

 

Poe’s theory of effect suggests that literary works should be readable in one sitting, but he published several pieces that are not. Organized and sponsored by the Poe Studies Association, this panel for the 2024 Modern Language Association Convention in Philadelphia will examine Poe’s longer works, including Eureka, Pym, Rodman, and others. (For example, are “The Murders in the Rue Morgue” and “The Mystery of Marie Rogêt” really readable in one sitting? A very long one, perhaps.) We will consider proposals that offer new and engaging readings of any of these longer texts.

Taboo - Transgression - Transcendence in Art & Science 2023

updated: 
Tuesday, January 17, 2023 - 9:59pm
TTT
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, January 31, 2023

Open call for proposals to TTT2023 Malta
Interdisciplinary Conference Taboo – Transgression - Transcendence in Art & Science
27-29 September 2023, Malta Society of Arts, Valletta
Call for papers, posters, artworks and artist-talks open until 31 January 2023

13th International Whitman Week & Symposium

updated: 
Tuesday, January 17, 2023 - 9:59pm
Sapienza University of Rome & The Transatlantic Walt Whitman Association
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, March 1, 2023

Founded in Paris in 2007, the Transatlantic Walt Whitman Association (TWWA) invites students, researchers, and Whitman enthusiasts to participate in its 13th annual Whitman Week, consisting of a seminar for students interested in Whitman and Whitman’s poetry, and a symposium bringing together international scholars and graduate students. In 2023, the Whitman Week will take place for the first time in Rome, at Sapienza University of Rome from June 12 to June 17.  

Please view the full Call for Papers on the website: https://whitmanweekrome2023.com/

 

Seminar Structure

LONDON CONFERENCE IN CRITICAL THOUGHT 2023

updated: 
Tuesday, January 17, 2023 - 9:59pm
LONDON CONFERENCE IN CRITICAL THOUGHT 2023
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, March 13, 2022

School of Social Sciences and Professions, London Metropolitan University

LONDON CONFERENCE IN CRITICAL THOUGHT 2023

June 30th and July 1st, 2023

Call for Presentations – deadline March 13th, 2022

The Call for Presentations is now open for the 10th annual London Conference in Critical Thought (LCCT), hosted and supported by the School of Social Sciences and Professions at London Metropolitan University. This will be an IN-PERSON conference, occurring at the Holloway Road (North) campus of London Metropolitan University.

DANCE BETWEEN NOW-NESS AND FUTURE

updated: 
Tuesday, January 17, 2023 - 9:58pm
International Association of Theatre Critics
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, March 30, 2023

 

Critical Stages/Scènes critiques is available online to the reader without financial, legal or technical barriers. Ιt is a a biannual (June/December) peer-reviewed journal fully committed to the Open Access Initiative. It offers a platform for debate and exploration of a wide range of theatre and performance art manifestations from all over the world.

Critical Stages/Scènes critiques is indexed by SCOPUS, DOAJ, MIAR, ERIH Plus, DRJI, GOOGLE SCHOLAR, and listed in the ULRICH’s web Global Serials.

Call for Papers

Special Issue #29 (June 2024)

Slavery and its Legacies in the Modern Arabic Novel

updated: 
Tuesday, January 17, 2023 - 9:57pm
Middle East Studies Association (MESA) Conference, Montréal, Quebec (Canada), November 2-5, 2023
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, February 10, 2023

There has recently been a surge of interest in the subject of slavery and its legacies in Arabic fictional production.

While some of these Arab novels highlight histories and complex legacies of enslavement, others prefer to revisit and connect the historical contexts and genealogies of slavery to modern issues of social justice, failed nation building projects, and persistent forms of coloniality.  In these novelistic narratives, slavery continues to affect perception of the self and national identity in relation to race, gender and ethnicity, as well as referencing blackness and its socio-cultural constructions within different modern Arab communities.

Serial, True Crime, and Podcasting’s “Golden Age”

updated: 
Tuesday, January 17, 2023 - 2:09pm
Center for American Literary Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 20, 2023

 

 

Penn State’s Center for American Literary Studies presents

 

Serial, True Crime, and Podcasting’s “Golden Age”

 

Friday, January 20, 2023, Noon–1:00 p.m. EST via Zoom

 

 (Replace) Register here.

https://psu.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_yp7JVVcrR_6cwJknwhZNgg

 

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email

British Women Writers Conference: Liberties

updated: 
Tuesday, January 17, 2023 - 11:39am
British Women Writers Association
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, January 31, 2023

The organizers of the 2023 BWWC invite papers and panel proposals interpreting the theme of ‘Liberties’ in global and transatlantic British women’s writing from the long eighteenth century to the present. We ask participants to consider ‘liberties’ not only as a political abstraction but also as part of material and experiential subjectivity. Interpreted broadly, liberties include (but are not limited to) legal rights and freedoms, liberty of the person and bodily autonomy, liberties of creative and artistic expression, liberty of profession and vocation, freedom of movement both physical and social, and self-determination in the private and public spheres.

Envisioning Queer Black and Indigenous Self-Representations within the Digital Literary Sphere

updated: 
Tuesday, January 17, 2023 - 10:59am
AmLit Journal
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 30, 2023

In their book on Queer Indigenous Studies (2011), Qwo-Li Driskill, Chris Finely, Brian Joseph Gilley and Scott Lauria Morgensen ask: “What does a queer decolonization of our homelands, bodies and psyches look like?” (219). Their question is critical when understanding the complex realities of Indigenous and Black queer individuals in the settler-colonial states of both Canada and the US, as well as in the central and southern states of “Latin” America. The queer Indigenous and Black body – especially when it is trans* or gender nonconforming – is often the site of violence and misrepresentation, yet it is also a site of destabilization and decolonization when reimagined and reified in digital media and literary forms.

Media, American Culture, and Global Perspective: Images, Ideas, and Illusion

updated: 
Tuesday, January 17, 2023 - 10:38am
Croatian Association for American Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, February 1, 2023

 

Call for Papers

Media, American Culture, and Global Perspective: Images, Ideas, and Illusion

Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Rijeka, Croatia

March 31, 2023

Deadline for submission: January 20, 2023

 

(E)motion in Changing Worlds

updated: 
Tuesday, January 17, 2023 - 6:31am
The Department of English Literature, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, March 30, 2023

 (E)motion in Changing Worlds

Thessaloniki, Greece, 3-5 November 2023

Call for Papers

The Department of English Literature of the School of English at Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece, in collaboration with the Hellenic Association for the Study of English (HASE), invite scholars to (re)submit proposals for the international conference E-motion in Changing Worlds to be held in Thessaloniki, 3-5 November 2023.

 

Feminist Afterlives of Colonialism

updated: 
Monday, January 16, 2023 - 1:53pm
Decolonial Philosophies Collaboratory at the University of Oregon
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 30, 2023

Feminist Afterlives of Colonialism is a two-day, interdisciplinary conference on the topic of critical feminist approaches to the coloniality of gender that will be held at the University of Oregon on May 12th - 13th, 2023.

 

EXTENDED DEADLINE: August Wilson @ ALA 2023 in Boston

updated: 
Monday, January 16, 2023 - 1:12pm
J. Ken Stuckey / August Wilson Society
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, January 25, 2023

The August Wilson

Author Society

of the

American Literature Association

announces its

 

CALL FOR PAPERS

 

for the

34th Annual ALA Conference

May 25-28, 2023

 

The Westin Copley Place

10 Huntington Avenue

UAlbany/UC Davis Coast to Coast Connections Student Conference

updated: 
Monday, January 16, 2023 - 11:15am
Kayla Adgate / Stacey Baran
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, February 10, 2023

Coast to Coast Connections 2023

A hybrid/virtual student conference hosted by the University at Albany and the University of California, Davis

Saturday, April 22, 2023

12 PM - 6:30 PM EST | 9 AM - 3:30 PM PT

www.connections2023.org

Conference co-directors: Kayla Adgate (UAlbany, kadgate@ualbany.edu), Stacey Baran (UC Davis, sbaran@ucdavis.edu)

Centering Blackness in Fan Studies **DEADLINE EXTENDED**

updated: 
Monday, January 16, 2023 - 10:02am
Transformative Works and Cultures
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, July 1, 2023

This special issue centers Blackness in fandom studies. Fandom studies has gestured toward race generally, and Blackness in particular, from its alleged white center while always keeping race at its margin. It has largely co-opted the language of race, difference, and diversity from the margins and recentered it around white geeks and white women. Indeed, fandom studies has done lots of things—except deal with its race problem. But as Toni Morrison (1975) asserts, that is the work of racism: it keeps those at the margins busy, trying to prove that they deserve a seat at the center table.

Norm and Transgression in the Fairy-Tale Tradition: (Non)Normative Identities, Forms, and Writings

updated: 
Monday, January 16, 2023 - 8:51am
Alessandro Cabiati / Brown University
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, January 31, 2023

 

Norm and Transgression in the Fairy-Tale Tradition: (Non)Normative Identities, Forms, and Writings  

 

Brown University, 7-9 June 2023 

Conference Organisers: Alessandro Cabiati (Ca’ Foscari University of Venice and Brown University) and Lewis Seifert (Brown University)

 

Keynote Speakers

Maria Tatar (Harvard University)

Anne E. Duggan (Wayne State University)

Laura Tosi (Ca’ Foscari University of Venice)

Global Complicities

updated: 
Monday, January 16, 2023 - 4:08am
Technische Universität Dresden
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, January 24, 2023

Complicity rhetoric is frequently adopted in public and political discourse. For example, Joe Biden has repeatedly used the formulation ‘silence is complicity’ as a call for the defence of human rights. Yet, in an ever more interconnected and globalised world, identifying and tracing the often complex relationships of cause and effect that comprise complicity is more and more difficult. The notion of collective complicity seems to be increasingly applicable to phenomena that define the contemporary world, such as the effects of global capitalism and the climate emergency (and has been elaborated, for example, by Christopher Kutz in Complicity: Ethics and Law for a Collective Age (2000)).

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