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Cfp: Articulating belonging: translingualism, belonging and the creation of South African social collectivities

updated: 
Monday, April 6, 2020 - 11:31am
University of Amsterdam/University of Gent
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, May 8, 2020

In the creation of nation-states during the 19th and 20th century, standardized and official languages were of key importance to develop feelings of belonging to social collectivities through the public sphere. However, contemporary global neoliberal conditions have put pressure on Romantic notions such as belonging, togetherness and culture, that used to be seen as the building blocks of national identity. Postcolonial and decolonial debates have, furthermore critiqued the presumed monolingual character of communities and nations (Yildiz 2012; Mignolo 2003) by pointing to their linguistic heterogeneity.

[online] Public History Summer School

updated: 
Monday, April 6, 2020 - 11:30am
University of Wrocław
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, April 15, 2020

Due to COVID-19 pandemic, 2020 Public History Summer School that was to be held in Wrocław, Poland, is moved to being online-only event and will take place as previously planned, June 1-5. The workshops and sessions will be organised with the use of new technologies. 

The Institute of History of the University of Wrocław, Poland (IH UWr), Zajezdnia (Depot) History Centre, and the International Federation for Public History invite students, PhD candidates and practitioners to share their research in the framework of the summer school.

Streaming and Screen Culture in Asia-Pacific

updated: 
Monday, April 6, 2020 - 11:30am
Dr Michael Samuel and Dr Louisa Mitchell
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, May 31, 2020

To the surprise of analyst expectations, at the end of 2019 Netflix recorded a record-high growth in subscribers and revenue outside of the United States, specifically in its Asia-Pacific region. The growth in this region is attributed to the establishment of regional offices and the commissioning of local productions, the success of which travels even further afield in the wealth of pan-Asian content making its way into Netflix’s global catalogue. Streaming and content partnerships with iQiyi (China), jtbc (South Korea), Fuji TV (Japan) and Dharmatic Entertainment (India), for instance, have also helped Netflix establish itself as a brand with a focus on a global audience.

Call for Papers on the Histories and Philosophies of Carceral Education

updated: 
Monday, April 6, 2020 - 11:27am
Marcus Harmes/University of Southern Queensland
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, April 21, 2020

Call for Papers on the Histories and Philosophies of Carceral Education

The rates of incarceration worldwide continue to rise, prompting important questions about the legal and social circumstances moving so many people behind bars, and also about what happens to people during a period of imprisonment. Education in prison and of prisoners has a long history, marked by key moments in transformation as education in prison has shifted from some emphasis on religion, sin and redemption to economic rationalism.

Essays on the Media History of Nurses and Nursing

updated: 
Monday, April 6, 2020 - 11:27am
Marcus Harmes/University of Southern Queensland
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, May 30, 2020

Essays on the Media History of Nurses and Nursing

Proposed collection to be edited by Marcus Harmes, Barbara Harmes and Meredith Harmes

The intersection between nurses and popular media is longstanding.

Deadline Extended to April 30: Animals in Literature and Film CFP (MMLA; November 5–8, 2020; Milwaukee, WI)

updated: 
Monday, April 6, 2020 - 11:27am
Midwest Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, April 30, 2020

SUBMISSION DEADLINE EXTENSION: APRIL 30 

Call for Papers: “Animals in Literature and Film” (Permanent Panel) 

Midwest Modern Languages Association 

November 5–8, 2020 in Milwaukee, WI 

“Ecological Communities: Animal Neighbors in Literature and Film” 

This year’s “Animals in Literature and Film” panel at the Midwest Modern Language Association’s annual meeting (November 5–8, 2020 in Milwaukee, WI) invites papers engaging the conference’s theme of “Cultures of Collectivity,” specifically how works of literature or film cultivate or impair ecological communities, broadly defined. 

"Ri/sentimenti". Emotions and language

updated: 
Monday, April 6, 2020 - 11:27am
Archives of emotions
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, June 15, 2020

The next issue of 'Archives of emotions' aims to explore the interactions between language and emotions. By 'language', we generally mean a system of signs. Since ancient times, rhetorical strategies of emotions have been known and practiced. We will, therefore, ask ourselves how literature, in each age, manages to represent, simulate, reproduce and arouse, through written and oral language, the experience of emotion and its cognitive, physiological and psychological bases. Possible subjects for the essays collected in this issue could also concern the performing and visual arts, dance, cinema, and theater and their respective languages.

DEADLINE EXTENDED: Ready Reader One: The Stories We Tell About, With, and Around Videogames

updated: 
Monday, April 6, 2020 - 11:27am
Megan Condis - Texas Tech University and Mike Sell - Indiana University of Pennsylvania
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, April 20, 2020

Call Extended!  New Due Date for Abstracts is April 20, 2020

Videogames are a powerful storytelling medium—but what are the stories we tell about videogames, with videogames, around videogames?

While there is an extensive body of scholarship on the way that videogames create worlds, construct characters, and explore themes, there has been almost no scholarship on the representation of videogames in literary texts.

Re: Extended Deadline 24 April: Words, Music and Marginalisation, University of St Andrews, 1-3 September 2020

updated: 
Monday, April 6, 2020 - 11:26am
Word and Music Association Forum
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, April 24, 2020

Re: Extended Deadline 24 April: Words, Music and Marginalisation, University of St Andrews, 1-3 September 2020

Dear colleagues,

Many thanks to those of you who have already sent abstracts through for our conference Words, Music and Marginalisation with the WMA Forum in St Andrews in September 2020.

We appreciate that everyone is operating in a state of uncertainty, and with many more personal, professional and family demands on their time than usual. It is impossible at this stage to predict what travel will look like in September, but we recognise that colleagues are not comfortable making arrangements for future travel until things become clearer.

Call for Special Issue Proposals

updated: 
Monday, April 6, 2020 - 11:26am
Frontiers of Narrative Studies (De Gruyter)
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, December 31, 2020

Call for Special Issue Proposals

 

The journal Frontiers of Narrative Studies (De Gruyter)is seeking proposals for special issues on subjects including but not limited to

 

Transnational narrative

Postcolonial narrative

Fictional/factual narrative

Feminist narrative

Cognitive narrative

Graphic narrative

Digital narrative

Social media narrative

 

 

CFA: Religious Radicalism

updated: 
Monday, April 6, 2020 - 11:25am
JSR: Journal for the Study of Radicalism
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, July 15, 2020

JSR: Journal for the Study of Radicalism—an academic journal published by Michigan State University Press—announces a call for articles and reviews for our fifteenth year of issues.

CFA: Religious Radicalism

We are interested in articles that explore specific subjects related to religious forms of radicalism, be it a radical individual, a radical group, a movement, some other type or manifestation of religious radicalism. Millenarianism, development of a new religious movement with political dimensions, apocalyptic sects or movements, all are of interest here if they seek the sudden dramatic transformation of society through violent or non-violent means.

"THIS THING OF DARKNESS": THE NIGHT IN ANGLOPHONE ARTS AND LITERATURE

updated: 
Monday, April 6, 2020 - 7:06am
OVALE Graduate Research Team (Research Centre VALE) - Sorbonne Université
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, April 27, 2020

“THIS THING OF DARKNESS”
THE NIGHT IN ANGLOPHONE ARTS AND LITERATURE

ONE-DAY CONFERENCE – 15 JUNE, 2020

A Graduate Conference Organized by the OVALE Research Team
Research Centre VALE, Faculté des Lettres de Sorbonne Université

Humanities on the Brink: Energy, Environment, Emergency

updated: 
Sunday, April 5, 2020 - 3:10pm
Bart Welling, Jacob Goessling, and Jordan B. Kinder / Association for the Study of Literature and Environment
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, April 8, 2020

Call for Papers, Submission Deadline EXTENDED TO APRIL 8/2020. 

Humanities on the Brink: Energy, Environment, Emergency

A Nearly Carbon-Neutral (NCN) online symposium sponsored by the Association for the Study of Literature and Environment (ASLE) and hosted by the University of California, Santa Barbara

July 10-31, 2020

Is it time to panic yet?

MMLA 2020: Comparative Literature CFP

updated: 
Saturday, April 4, 2020 - 6:04pm
MMLA Comparative Literature Permanent Section
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, April 20, 2020

The Comparative Literature section of the MMLA invites proposals for papers that engage with this year's conference theme, "Cultures of Collectivity." Papers addressing the following suggested MMLA topics from a transnational, cross-cultural, and/or interdisciplinary perspective would be particularly relevant:

  • collective movements throughout the history of art and culture;
  • the formation of communities through bibliography and scholarship;
  • language communities; cultures of diaspora;
  • academic communities

Please submit abstracts to Fontaine Lien at fontaine.lien@valpo.edu by April 5, 2020.

[UPDATE/POSTPONED] At the Dusk of Literature? – 21st-century North American writing in extremis

updated: 
Saturday, April 4, 2020 - 10:33am
University of Łódź,
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 3, 2021

Due to COVID-19, the conference has been POSTPONED. New dates will be updated at a later date.

 

At the Dusk of Literature?––21st-century North American writing in extremis.

Department of North American Literature & Culture
University of Łódź, Poland

(September 28–30, 2020)

Call for Submissions - The End is Here - Creative Writing Collection

updated: 
Friday, April 3, 2020 - 12:20pm
Spectral Visions Press (University of Sunderland)
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, April 30, 2020

Extended deadline** Spectral Visions Press is now accepting submissions for The End is Here: A Book about the Apocalypse. We want to hear your unique take on the fall of civilisation, we want to see your visions of our potential future, and we want to journey into your dystopic worlds. If you have a story or poem that fits the brief, start submitting.

• Minimum 1,000 words, maximum of 5,000 words of prose or 30 lines of poetry.

• Submissions should be formatted as a word document; we cannot work with pdf.

• Submissions should be double-spaced, use a neutral font style, and font size of eleven.

Translation is/in/as World Literature: the Hermeneutic Model - Expired

updated: 
Thursday, April 2, 2020 - 2:33pm
Mushtaq Bilal (Binghamton University) and Viviana Pezzullo (Florida Atlantic University))
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, September 23, 2019

This CFP has expired. The seminar could not take place because the ACLA conference was cancelled due to the cornovirus.

Portrayal of Minorities in Pakistani Literature - Expired

updated: 
Thursday, April 2, 2020 - 2:32pm
Mushtaq Bilal / Binghamton University
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, September 30, 2019

This CFP has expired.

This session is part of the 51st NeMLA Convention to be held in Boston from 5 - 8 March, 2020. Please submit your abstracts (300 words) through NeMLA's website: https://cfplist.com/nemla/Home/S/18094. In order to submit your abstracts, you will have to create an account on NeMLA's website. 

AICED 22: Re-writing / Re-imagining the Past

updated: 
Thursday, April 2, 2020 - 12:22pm
Dragoș Manea, University of Bucharest
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 29, 2019

 

 

THE 22nd ANNUAL INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE OF THE ENGLISH DEPARTMENT,

UNIVERSITY OF BUCHAREST

LITERATURE AND CULTURAL STUDIES SECTION

 

 

CALL FOR PAPERS

 

The English Department of the University of Bucharest invites proposals for the Literature and Cultural Studies section of its 22nd Annual International Conference:

 

Re-writing / Re-imagining the Past

 

Dates: TBD, June 2021

Deadline extension for Transcreations: Creaturely encounters as cultural artefacts

updated: 
Thursday, April 2, 2020 - 8:55am
9th Biennial Conference of the European Association for the Study of Literature, Culture and Environment (EASLCE)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, May 1, 2020

First call for papers EASLCE 2020

Transcreations: Creaturely encounters as cultural artefacts.

 

9th Biennial Conference of the European Association for the Study of Literature, Culture and Environment (EASLCE)

 

November 3-6, 2020

University of Granada (Spain)

 

RMMLA Literature & Religion **Deadline Extended**

updated: 
Wednesday, April 1, 2020 - 5:48pm
Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, April 30, 2020

CALL FOR PAPERS 2020

LITERATURE & RELIGION SESSION

Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association

Conference Dates: 08-10 October 2020

Boulder, CO (Colorado)

 

“Old English” at the 74rd Annual RMMLA Convention

updated: 
Wednesday, April 1, 2020 - 11:30am
Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, April 15, 2020

Old English” at the 74rd Annual RMMLA Convention

October 8-10, 2020

Boulder, CO

 

Deadline for Abstracts: March 31, 2020

 

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