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Call for Chapters: The Multiverse in Popular Culture

updated: 
Thursday, January 4, 2024 - 12:44am
University Press of Kansas
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, February 29, 2024

The University Press of Kansas has expressed interest in publishing a book of essays about representations of the multiverse in popular culture.  The theory of the multiverse – the premise that our known universe if merely one iteration of an infinite number of alternate universes – has recently emerged from scientific obscurity to become a common trope of popular fiction.  Everything Everywhere All at Once won 2022’s Academy Award for Best Picture, multiversal timelines are a central feature of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, and representations of parallel realities in television shows such as SlidersFringeDr.

Romanticism and Evil (Panel Proposal for Joint Sponsored NASSR-ACCUTE 2024)

updated: 
Thursday, January 4, 2024 - 12:44am
Western University
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, January 31, 2023

In Literature and Evil, Bataille argues for a close connection between literature and "Evil" as a sovereign and productive value, which is defined against an oppressive use of reason that "flattens" all knowledge into a reductive uniformity. Bataille finds in Blake's A Marriage of Heaven and Hell "agitations", "poetic violence" and "lacerations" that occur in Blake’s drive towards human totality and death. At the same time, Bataille observes that this violence and Evil also "raise us to glory" in Blake's attribution to Evil of "the wisdom of Hell that heralds

Literary Druid - Regular Issue january 2024

updated: 
Thursday, January 4, 2024 - 12:44am
Maheswari Publishers (The publishing unit of PANDIAN EDUCATIONAL TRUST- TN32D0026797)
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, January 25, 2024

Literary Druid is a journal that fosters research and creative writing in English. It welcomes all nationals to contribute for learning and research purposes. The perspective of Literary Druid is to create a niche platform for academicians and patrons to share their intellect to enrich the English language and Literature. I welcome all to learn and share.

The Experience of Stone II: Sculpting Comparative Phenomenologies

updated: 
Thursday, January 4, 2024 - 12:43am
Christina Cowart-Smith (Durham University, UK) and Alexander D'Alisera (Boston College, USA)
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, February 8, 2024

CALL FOR PAPERS -- EAA 2024 -- ROME, ITALY 

Christina Cowart-Smith and Alexander D'Alisera invite abstract submission to session #643 ("The Experience of Stone II: Sculpting Comparative Phenomenologies") at the 2024 annual meeting of the European Association of Archaeologists in Rome, Italy. Please see the text below for further details. Any questions may be addressed to the organizers at christina.e.smith@durham.ac.uk and alexander.dalisera@bc.edu.

Session Title and Number
#643. The Experience of Stone II: Sculpting Comparative Phenomenologies

Challenging Structural Inequalities: Langston Hughes and His Contemporaries [ALA 2024]

updated: 
Thursday, January 4, 2024 - 12:43am
Langston Hughes Society
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 28, 2024

Challenging Structural Inequalities: Langston Hughes and His Contemporaries

--The Langston Hughes Society at the 35th ALA Convention--

 

May 23-26, 2024
The Palmer House Hilton, Chicago, IL 

 

The Langston Hughes Society invites proposals to participate in our session at the 35th Annual American Literature Association Conference, May 23-26 in Chicago, IL.

 

Performance and Disability Working Group at IFTR 2024

updated: 
Thursday, January 4, 2024 - 12:43am
Performance and Disability Working Group, International Federation for Theatre Research
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, February 2, 2024

Call for papers 2024

Performance and Disability Working Group CFP

“Resisting and Reclaiming Tragedy”

IFTR 2024 - University of the Philippines (our Working Group also welcomes online participation)

 

Special Issue on Freedom

updated: 
Thursday, January 4, 2024 - 12:43am
The Journal of Dialogic Ethics: Interfaith and Interhuman Perspectives
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, July 1, 2024

This issue will engage the theme of the National Communication Association’s 109th Annual Convention on freedom. The convention’s call recognizes the relationship between human communication and freedom, inquiring into the meaning of freedom and the role of communication in achieving freedom. In response to this theme, the Journal of Dialogic Ethics invites essays that consider connections between and among freedom, dialogue, and ethics, with a special focus on interfaith and interhuman perspectives.
 

Demeter collection on Trans Parenting edited by Charlotte Beyer, Liana Cusmano, and Allie Robbins

updated: 
Thursday, January 4, 2024 - 12:43am
Demeter
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, June 30, 2024

This anthology explores trans parenting and raising trans/non binary children from a broad, interdisciplinary perspective. We welcome submissions that explore various dimensions of trans parenting in literary, cultural, artistic, political, historical, social, and economic contexts.

Contributions which address race/ethnicity, age, dis/ability, gender, and sexual orientation, in relation to trans parenting are particularly encouraged. A wide range of non-normative family units and trans parenting examinations is welcomed. We welcome both academic and practically oriented contributions, as well as poetry and other creative contributions, including autobiographical pieces.

Submission Guidelines:

The Meta Lawsuit and the Commodification of Teen Harms

updated: 
Thursday, January 4, 2024 - 12:41am
Social Media Research Institute
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, February 15, 2023

Call for Papers: The Meta Lawsuit and the Commodification of Teen Harms

Editors: Dr. Jeff Shires, Jonathan M. Wicks LCSW, and Jonathan Bertrand

Abstracts Due: February 15, 2024

Full Papers Due: May 1, 2024

Final Notification by June 15, 2024

 

SMRI is looking to assemble an edited collection of scholarly works about the State Attorneys General Lawsuits against Meta. We are looking for interdisciplinary essays that cover, but are not limited to, the following topics:

 

Jack London Society Panel at the 2024 American Literature Association Conference

updated: 
Thursday, January 4, 2024 - 12:41am
The Jack London Society
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, January 27, 2024

Paper submissions are invited for the Jack London Society panel at the American Literature Association Conference The Palmer House Hilton, Chicago, IL, May 23-26, 2024. Papers may address any aspect of Jack London studies. Send a 250-word abstract for a twenty-minute presentation to Kenneth Brandt at kbrandt@scad.edu by January 27, 2024. Include a brief biographical sketch and any AV equipment needs. We also welcome proposals for innovative formats including roundtable discussion groups and panels featuring more speakers and briefer papers. Panel presenters can join the Jack London Society at http://jacklondonsociety.org/

Conference: Andean Interdisciplinary Forum on Social Sciences, Humanities & Education

updated: 
Thursday, January 4, 2024 - 12:40am
Andean University Simon Bolivar
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, February 2, 2024

This year’s event is scheduled for the 1st time at the Universidad Andina Simón Bolívar, Ecuador in a hybrid format, encompassing both in-person and online sessions.

Topics of interest for submission include, but are not limited to:

CHAPTER ABSTRACTS for "Human Rights and Indian Literary Communities" - second call

updated: 
Thursday, January 4, 2024 - 12:40am
Dr. Swatie
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 15, 2024

This is a second call for chapter manuscripts for the edited volume called “Human Rights and Indian Literary Communities”. 

 While most submissions are in, there is scope for more chapters ONLY in the areas given below.

 This collection undertakes various explorations about the role of literary (and related cultural) communities in the acknowledgement and understanding of human rights bearing subjects. Can literary texts highlight and empathise with those on the social margins as legal subjects possessing rights? Do texts also recognise and challenge the contours of human rights? Can literary communities help imagine and reimagine the outlines of those deemed human and therefore capable of being human rights bearing citizens?

Hawthorne Society ALA 2024

updated: 
Thursday, January 4, 2024 - 12:39am
Nathaniel Hawthorne Society
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, January 17, 2024

Panel Title: Blue Hawthorne: Alluvium, Riparian, Fluvial, Oceanic

The annual conference of the American Literature Association will take place at the Palmer House Hilton in Chicago, IL on May 23-26, 2024. The Nathaniel Hawthorne Society seeks proposals for the panel below. Please send abstracts of 250 words to Ariel Silver ariel.silver@gmail.com by Jan. 17.

 

Richard Wright Society at the American Literature Association 2024 Conference

updated: 
Thursday, January 4, 2024 - 12:39am
The Richard Wright Society
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 21, 2024

American Literature Association Richard Wright Society
May 23-26, 2024
The Palmer House Hilton, Chicago, IL

The Richard Wright Society invites proposals to participate in two sessions on Wright to take place at the 35th Annual American Literature Association Conference, May 23-26 in Chicago, IL.

Panel: Richard Wright’s Chicago

“Vladimir Nabokov, or Education Without Borders” - International Conference - Cornell University - Oct. 31 - Nov. 2, 2024

updated: 
Thursday, January 4, 2024 - 12:38am
International Vladimir Nabokov Society / French Vladimir Nabokov Society
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 1, 2024

During a 1969 conversation with Simon Karlinsky, Vladimir Nabokov stated that to write "about Pushkin and also about me" one had to know French literature. Hosted by the French Studies Department of Cornell University, this conference aims to look at Nabokov through a transnational and transcultural lens. Cornell University is a particularly fitting location for such a conference given that Nabokov lectured there not only on Flaubert and Proust, but also on Austen, Kafka, Dickens, Stevenson, Tolstoy, Dostoevsky, Gogol, and others.

  

Rethinking the Ecological Imaginary: Decolonial Ecologies and Black Feminism

updated: 
Thursday, January 4, 2024 - 12:38am
IASH, University of Edinburgh
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, February 14, 2024

Conference CFP

We particularly encourage and welcome applications by BAME people and other groups that are underrepresented in academia, especially Black women scholars.

 

CFP | Rethinking the Ecological Imaginary: Decolonial Ecologies and Black Feminism

 

 

IASH, The University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK

30-31 May, 2024

Deadline: February 14, 2024

 

ALA Conference 2024 - Asian American Carceral Structures: Dispossession and Relocation

updated: 
Thursday, January 4, 2024 - 12:38am
The Circle for Asian American Literary Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, January 23, 2024

American Literature Association
35th Annual Conference
May 23-26, 2024
Chicago, IL

We invite papers that consider how Asian American literary texts illuminate, challenge, or reimagine Asian American relationships to carceral structures. We ask, how might a deeper awareness of the Asian American subject's implication in carceral structures allow for more interethnic coalition building? 

ALA Conference 2024 - Open Call: New Directions in Asian American Literary Studies

updated: 
Thursday, January 4, 2024 - 12:38am
The Circle for Asian American Literary Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, January 23, 2024

American Literature Association
35th Annual Conference
May 23-26, 2024
Chicago, IL

We welcome proposals on current debates regarding Asian American literature. Our aim is to provide a forum for new and innovative work in Asian American literary studies.

Please email your proposal (max. 250 words) and a brief CV (max. 1-page) to Timothy K. August at timothy.august@stonybrook.edu by January 23rd, 2024. Please be sure to mention any technological needs for your presentation.

Call for Poems and Nonfiction Writing (Journals, Essays, etc.) about “Migration”

updated: 
Thursday, January 4, 2024 - 12:38am
University of Minnesota Duluth "Writing & Cultures" Class
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, January 31, 2023

Students in Writing Studies 4200, “Writing and Cultures,” at the University of Minnesota Duluth will edit a collection of creative writing (poems and nonfiction writing) about the broad theme of "Migration." As such, they solicit writings on this topic for inclusion in the collection.

Submissions could address the topic from many perspectives

The Morris Circle and Collaboration

updated: 
Thursday, January 4, 2024 - 12:38am
Jude V. Nixon Salem State University
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 1, 2024

The Morris Circle and Collaboration

Co-sponsored with SHARP: The Society for the History of Authorship, Readers and Publishers

William Morris and his circle were constant collaborators—in poetry, journalism, essays, lectures, translations, printing, art, socialism, and much more. We seek papers and presentations on any topic related to shared works by and with Morris and his associates: these could include literary writings and translations, illuminated manuscripts, the Kelmscott Press, Morris’s political and art journalism, the contributions of others in his literary, political, and artistic circles, or of those substantially influenced by his works.

WOCIA Conference Workshop Proposals

updated: 
Thursday, January 4, 2024 - 12:38am
Sarah Banning - Northeastern University, WOCIA Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 22, 2024

2024 WOCIA Call for Workshop Proposals

Submission Deadline: Monday, January 22, 2024

The annual Women of Color in the Academy Conference once again invites proposals for workshop sessions for our upcoming 8th conference. Scheduled to take place on Friday, May 17, 2024, the theme will be “Legacies of Solidarity: Bridging Generations in the New Normal.” Inspired by recent events such as the SCOTUS decisions on Dobbs and eliminating affirmative action considerations in college admissions, we are interested in receiving proposals for workshops that will engage in some way, shape, or form with this year’s theme. In addition, we are also interested in receiving proposals for workshops on:

JFA - Volume 35 submission window

updated: 
Thursday, January 4, 2024 - 12:38am
Journal of the Fantastic in the Arts
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, February 29, 2024

The Journal of the Fantastic in the Arts, published since 1988, is an interdisciplinary journal devoted to the study of the fantastic in Literature, Art, Drama, Film, and Popular Media. It is published three times a year by the International Association for the Fantastic in the Arts.

For Authors – SubmissionsArticle Submission Window for Volume 35 – 2024 opened December 2, 2023.

Please make sure to refer essays and book reviews to the JFA Submission, Accessibility and Sensitivity Review Handbook below before submission to journal@fantastic-arts.org.

Subject Matter

International Conference on Myths, Archetypes and Symbols: "Models and Alternatives"

updated: 
Thursday, January 4, 2024 - 12:37am
London Centre for Interdisciplinary Research
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, April 15, 2024

Humankind has always sought to explain its origins and the mysteries of life to map personal and collective boundaries, and to secure its sense of identity through the power of everyday events and occurrences. Exemplary accounts of imaginary happenings and supernatural creatures from a time beyond history and memory explain the genesis of the universe, the making of a living thing, the formation of an attitude or the inception of an institution. The essence of these traditional narratives reflects a certain system of values and code of self-conduct of a group of individuals bound together by social and cultural ties, and the cardinal virtues and vices of human nature captured in a conventional configuration.

International Conference on Postcolonial Studies: "Trajectories and Transitions of (Post)colonialism"

updated: 
Thursday, January 4, 2024 - 12:37am
London Centre for Interdisciplinary Research
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 15, 2024

The conference will explore the historical and theoretical dimensions of colonial and postcolonial studies and it will focus on the impact colonialism had on political, social, economic and cultural domains. It will examine various forms of colonial domination and control as well as theories and practices of resistance.

“The Uncanny in Language, Literature and Culture” International Conference

updated: 
Thursday, January 4, 2024 - 12:37am
London Centre for Interdisciplinary Research
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 15, 2024

The twentieth-century literature and culture tended to explore and to celebrate subjectivity. But this tendency did not mean the turn to the self, but beyond the self, or as Charles Taylor puts it, “to a fragmentation of experience which calls our ordinary notions of identity into question”. 

"Discourses on Motherhood" International Conference

updated: 
Thursday, January 4, 2024 - 12:37am
London Centre for Interdisciplinary Research
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, March 10, 2024

This conference aims at exploring motherhood and its diverse cultural representations, while interrogating the ways in which such representations impact on individual and collective experiences of motherhood. Thus, we attempt at examining motherhood both as a personal experience and as an institution, as well as observing the nuances involved in the interaction between both.

The conference seeks to encourage dialogue around cultural concepts of motherhood by observing the cultural roles that are given to maternal figures, the perspectives from which this experience is approached, and how these engage in dialogue with other current discourses such as politics, law and medicine.

"The Place of Memory and the Memory of Place" International Conference

updated: 
Thursday, January 4, 2024 - 12:37am
London Centre for Interdisciplinary Research
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 1, 2024

Memory is a major theme in contemporary life, a key to personal, social and cultural identity. Scholars have studied the concept from different perspectives and within different disciplines: philosophy, sociology, anthropology, geography, architecture, urban design, and the interdisciplinary "place studies". According to Pierre Nora, places of memory or lieux de mémoire refer to those places where "memory crystallizes and secretes itself"; the places where the exhausted capital of collective memory condenses and is expressed. To be considered as such, these sites must be definable in the three senses of the word: material, symbolical and functional, all in different degrees but always present.

"Pilgrimages and Tourism" International Conference

updated: 
Thursday, January 4, 2024 - 12:37am
London Centre for Interdisciplinary Research
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, January 20, 2024

Pilgrimages are ancient practices of humankind and are associated with a great variety of religious, spiritual and secular traditions. In today’s world the number of visits to sacred sites such as Santiago de Compostela (Spain), La Virgen de Guadalupe (Mexico), Matka Boska Czetochowska (Poland), secular places  such as Graceland, home of Elvis Presley, Eifel Tower in Paris, Hiroshima Peace Museum and virtual pilgrimages, facilitated by video and satellite links is growing. With them, tourism both individual and in groups has been steadily increasing and changing.

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