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Constructing Sense/Deconstructing Nonsense

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Tuesday, May 11, 2021 - 12:29pm
In Spatele Blocului/Behind the Block
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, July 1, 2021

The online journal In Spatele Blocului (Behind the Block) invites you to submit short articles, essays, poems and short stories for its second issue, set for July 7th 2021. The main theme of the journal is the deconstruction of nonsense and the construction of sense. A secondary theme for this issue will be the emergence of the “villain” in culture and the arts. The texts should be sent by July 1st. The journal will be tri-lingual (Romanian, English, French) with translations in these languages.

Letting the Marginalized Reestablish the Margins: Multicultural Dimensions of Academia

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Tuesday, May 11, 2021 - 12:29pm
Louisiana Educational Research Association
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, August 31, 2021

Letting the Marginalized Reestablish the Margins: Multicultural Dimensions of Academia

Guest Editors:

Jerry L. Parker, Elizabeth R. Hornsby, Yazmyn C. Smith, and Taneshia Drake

Call for Manuscripts

Due August 31, 2021

International conference: Carpentaria by Alexis Wright, a self-governing literature that belongs to place

updated: 
Tuesday, May 11, 2021 - 12:29pm
Université de Bretagne Occidentale
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, July 3, 2021

International conference: Carpentaria by Alexis Wright, a self-governing literature that belongs to place

19-20 October 2021 at the Université de Bretagne Occidentale, Brest, France

 

In person and online conference.

 

“The imaginative literary mind is as boundless as it is borderless and bountiful in its way, finding ways of powerfully creating anew the already imagined with the unimagined or unimaginable.” Alexis Wright [1]

 

This international conference seeks to offer new perspectives on Alexis Wright’s novel Carpentaria, and at the same time to provide insights for lectures and students who are working on the novel as part of the French Agrégation exam. 

Call for Book Chapters - 'Bondian Drama' and Young Audience

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Tuesday, May 11, 2021 - 12:29pm
Vernon Press
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, August 15, 2021

Call For Book Chapters: ‘Bondian Drama’ and Young Audience

Edward Bond is one of the most controversial and prolific playwrights of British theatre. Throughout his writing career; the playwright has challenged the conservative standpoint of theatre and education institutions which, he believes, alienate human beings ‒ especially children ‒ from their inner self. He reveals the cultural, psychological, social and individual conflicts of human beings between their inner self and outer world by exploring the effects of violent acts in his plays some of which were staged at more than 60 countries all over the world.

Representations of Violence in Literature, Culture and Arts

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Tuesday, May 11, 2021 - 12:28pm
Osmaniye Korkut Ata University
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, July 16, 2021

In his foreword to World Report on Violence and Health, published by the World Health Organization (WHO) in 2002, Nelson Mandela states that “the twentieth century will be remembered as a century marked by violence” (Krug et.al., 2002, “Foreword”).  Now we are nearly at the end of the first quarter of the twenty-first century, but violence still permeates in our lives at various levels. Various forms of violence occurring at levels of interpersonal, self-directed, collective, state, warfare, child and youth violence, intimate partner violence, environmental violence, and animal violence lay bare the complexity and pervasiveness of the phenomenon, yet it also brings along the necessity to discuss violence from multiple perspectives. 

Science and Technology in Popular Culture

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Tuesday, May 11, 2021 - 12:28pm
Northeast Popular Culture Association (NEPCA)
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, August 1, 2021

The Science and Technology area of NEPCA encourages proposals for presentations that explore the relation of science and technology (broadly defined) to popular culture and to American culture. We are particularly interested in putting science, technology, culture, and the humanities in conversation with one another. How are science and technology represented in popular culture? How do we use popular culture to understand science and technology? And how do we use science and technology to understand narratives, art, and culture? What do we gain, what do we risk by approaching science and technology from the lens of the humanities, the humanities from the lens of science, by putting these disciplines in conversation with each other? 

The Fifth Faulkner Studies in the UK Colloquium: The Dark Cosmos of William Faulkner and Cormac McCarthy

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Tuesday, May 11, 2021 - 12:28pm
The Faulkner Studies in the UK Research Network
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, July 22, 2021

The Fifth Faulkner Studies in the UK Colloquium:

The Dark Cosmos of William Faulkner and Cormac McCarthy

 

September 25th and 26th, online via Zoom 

 

With keynote addresses by: 

Dr Randall Wilhelm (editor of The Ron Rash Reader [University of South Carolina Press, 2014])

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CFP: IDEAS: Journal of English Literary Studies, Vol. 1, No. 2

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Tuesday, May 11, 2021 - 12:28pm
IDEAS: Journal of English Literary Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, July 15, 2021

CFP: IDEAS: Journal of English Literary Studies, Vol. 1, No. 2
Call for Articles for the Second Issue of IDEAS (October 2021): Deadline July 1, 2021

IDEAS is an international, electronically published and peer-reviewed journal devoted to English literary and cultural studies. The journal aims to provide a highly qualified academic platform for the exchange of diverse critical and original ideas on any aspect of literatures written in English, cultural studies, and literary theory.

As of the second issue, IDEAS is indexed in MLA International Bibliography.

Representación de la mujer en la España contemporánea

updated: 
Tuesday, May 11, 2021 - 12:28pm
Esther María Alarcón Arana
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, May 31, 2021

Desde tiempos inmemorables la representación cultural de la mujer ha estado sometida a la mirada masculina, que la ha cosificado, sexualizado, cuando no vilificado. A pesar de los grandes avances, al menos formales, para la mujer en España desde los años 80, todavía no se la suele ver en posiciones de poder, en aquellos lugares donde se toman las decisiones sobre, por ejemplo, a quiénes publicar, qué tipos de programas se muestran en la televisión, qué tipo de mujer y de relaciones se visualizan, qué canciones se escuchan en la radio, etc. 

 

TEXTile Manifestoes (Prague)

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Tuesday, May 11, 2021 - 12:28pm
Academy of Arts, Architecture & Design in Prague
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, May 31, 2021

Academy of Arts, Architecture & Design in Prague – Vysoká škola uměleckoprůmyslová v Praze (UMPRUM)

 

We have the pleasure to inform you about the Call for Papers for the “TEXTile Manifestoes” anthology, which will be edited and published at the Academy of Arts, Architecture & Design in Prague.

This publication is intended to accompany the exhibition of the same name, which is scheduled to have its first show in winter 2021 in Prague.

(Both the timeline and the practicability are dependent on the general health situation.)

 

Beyond the White House: The First Lady in Film, Fiction, and Culture

updated: 
Tuesday, May 11, 2021 - 12:28pm
Dr. Sarah Trott & Dr. Anne-Marie Evans / York St. John University (UK)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, July 16, 2021

Call For Papers

Beyond the White House: The First Lady in Film, Fiction, and Culture.

This edited collection seeks to explore the representation of the First Lady in a range of different texts and media. The collection aims to examine the President’s wife in a purely cultural context by investigating the ways in which she has been represented, embodied, characterised and commemorated in film, fiction, memoir, photography and portraiture, television, theatre, education, museum studies, fashion, and social media.

Contemporary Women Writing Race: Textual Interventions and Intersections Symposium (online)

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Tuesday, May 11, 2021 - 12:28pm
Contemporary Women's Writing Association (CWWA)
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, June 30, 2021

Contemporary women writers have long been at the forefront of diverse conversations regarding race, society, and culture. From the works of legendary greats, such as Maya Angelou, Maxine Hong Kingston, Amy Tan, and Nawal Ed Saadawi, to the vibrant writing of Octavia Butler, Bernardine Evaristo, and Jenny Zhang, to name just a few, contemporary women authors have elucidated the wide and varied experiences of race across time, genre, and forms. Such work also frequently attends, in nuanced ways, to the lived experience and dynamics of intersectionality.

Live Philosophically! Writings on the Work of Jean Greisch

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Tuesday, May 11, 2021 - 12:27pm
CRITICAL HERMENEUTICS: BIANNUAL INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF PHILOSOPHY
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, December 1, 2021

Call for papers CRITICAL HERMENEUTICS: BIANNUAL INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF PHILOSOPHY Vol. 5, n. 2, December 2021

« Vivre en philosophant »

Autour de l’œuvre de Jean Greisch

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Live Philosophically!

Writings on the Work of Jean Greisch

Guest Editors : Carla Canullo, Marco Castagna, Annie Kunnath

Deadline (full paper): 1 December 2021

Extended Deadline: Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA) Conference CFP: Film and Philosophy (Nov. 11-14 2021)

updated: 
Tuesday, May 11, 2021 - 12:27pm
Adam Graves, Metropolitan State University of Denver
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, June 30, 2021

PAMLA 2021 LAS VEGAS: "CITY OF GOD, CITY OF DESTRUCTION" (Thursday, November 11 - Sunday, November 14, 2021 at Sahara Las Vegas Hotel, hosted by University of Nevada, Las Vegas)

Session: Film and Philosophy

Contacts: Adam Graves, Metropolitan State University of Denver (agrave13@msudenver.edu)

Extended Deadline: Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA) Conference CFP: Women in French I-IV (Nov. 11-14 2021)

updated: 
Tuesday, May 11, 2021 - 12:27pm
Youna Kwak, University of Redlands
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, June 30, 2021

PAMLA 2021 LAS VEGAS: "CITY OF GOD, CITY OF DESTRUCTION" (Thursday, November 11 - Sunday, November 14, 2021 at Sahara Las Vegas Hotel, hosted by University of Nevada, Las Vegas)

Session(s): Women in French (Session I: Temporal Alterities, Session II: Violence Against Women in French, Session III: Retheorizing the jeune fille, or Session IV: Gendered Confinement)

Contacts: Youna Kwak, University of Redlands (youna_kwak@redlands.edu)

Conference Note:

Extended Deadline: Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA) Conference CFP: The Other(ed) Beats (Nov. 11-14 2021)

updated: 
Tuesday, May 11, 2021 - 12:25pm
Cheryl Edelson, Chaminade University of Honolulu
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, June 30, 2021

PAMLA 2021 LAS VEGAS: "CITY OF GOD, CITY OF DESTRUCTION" (Thursday, November 11 - Sunday, November 14, 2021 at Sahara Las Vegas Hotel, hosted by University of Nevada, Las Vegas)

Session: The Other(ed) Beats

Contacts: Cheryl Edelson, Chaminade University of Honolulu (cedelson@chaminade.edu)

Extended Deadline: Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA) Conference CFP: Pedagogies of Care (Nov. 11-14 2021)

updated: 
Tuesday, May 11, 2021 - 12:14pm
Elise Dixon, University of North Carolina at Pembroke
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, June 30, 2021

PAMLA 2021 LAS VEGAS: "CITY OF GOD, CITY OF DESTRUCTION" (Thursday, November 11 - Sunday, November 14, 2021 at Sahara Las Vegas Hotel, hosted by University of Nevada, Las Vegas)

Session: Pedagogies of Care

Contacts: Elise Dixon, University of North Carolina at Pembroke (elise.dixon@uncp.edu)

Extended Deadline: Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA) Conference CFP: French and Francophone Film and Media in the Classroom (Nov. 11-14 2021)

updated: 
Tuesday, May 11, 2021 - 12:09pm
Marion Geiger, California State University - San Marcos
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, June 30, 2021

PAMLA 2021 LAS VEGAS: "CITY OF GOD, CITY OF DESTRUCTION" (Thursday, November 11 - Sunday, November 14, 2021 at Sahara Las Vegas Hotel, hosted by University of Nevada, Las Vegas)

Session: French and Francophone Film and Media in the Classroom

Contacts: Marion Geiger, California State University - San Marcos (mgeiger@csusm.edu)

Text and their limits: call for teaching and learning presentations

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Tuesday, May 11, 2021 - 12:08pm
ASAL
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, May 31, 2021

extended deadline for abstracts: please submit ASAP

Australian universities have been recently criticized in the media for failing to provide a world-class humanities undergraduate curriculum, in ways that appear to have a domino effect on the teaching of English in secondary schools. In the humanities, our universities lack the faculty numbers of their overseas counterparts and are vulnerable to government disinterest.

These issues and recent shocks such as the shift to online learning due to the pandemic, reduced tutorial support, and the promotion of STEM and vocationally-focused learning have triggered a new reflectiveness about teaching and learning, particularly in the subject of English.

Extended Deadline: Religion in American Literature

updated: 
Tuesday, May 11, 2021 - 12:08pm
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA) Annual Conference (Nov. 11-14, 2021)
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, June 30, 2021

This session examines the relationship between religion and American literature. It welcomes papers that explore the intersection between religion, politics, and literature.  How can literary texts help us understand the discourses of the religious right or the left and their search for community?  How does faith contribute both to harmful or positive visions of community?  What can literature teach us about the type of faith that will allow us to create and embrace “the beloved community” introduced by Josiah Royce, and later highlighted by Martin Luther King, Jr.?

Proposals that engage with the conference theme of "City of God, City of Destruction” are of particular interest.

Spaces of Shelter: Asylum, Refuge, Sanctuary, Quarantine

updated: 
Tuesday, May 11, 2021 - 11:54am
SEL: Studies in English Literature
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, February 28, 2022

Spaces of Shelter:

Asylum, Refuge, Sanctuary, Quarantine

 

a special issue of SEL: Studies in English Literature 1500-1900 63.1 (Winter 2023)

edited by Urvashi Chakravarty, Ross Knecht, Joseph Campana

 

Novels, Then and Now Area of Mid-Atlantic Popular/American Culture Association

updated: 
Tuesday, May 11, 2021 - 11:53am
MAPACA (Mid-Atlantic Popular/American Culture Association)
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, July 15, 2021

Novels, Then and Now invites papers on all novel genres, authors, time periods, cultures, and settings. Consider it a safety net for novels that don’t fit neatly into a specific genre or that cross genres. For example, consider the many sub-genres of Romance with a capital “R”—western, thriller, paranormal, religious, romance (with a small “r”), detective, urban fantasy, etc. From Pearl S. Buck to Lee Child, from Laurie King to Tony Hillerman, from Julia Spencer-Fleming to Emilie Richards—all are welcome. Topics for the 2021 virtual conference could include, but are not limited to:

MMLA Milwaukee 2021 Roundtable: Fantastic Viruses

updated: 
Tuesday, May 11, 2021 - 11:53am
Joseph Donica, Noah Jampol, CUNY
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, May 14, 2021

We seek submissions for an MMLA session on "fantastic viruses" for the November 2021 Milwaukee conference. 

Topics can include but are not limited to:

Viruses in sf and fantasy lit and film​Collectivities of the infected, uninfected, or vaccinated  Please send 300-500 word proposals to the email addresses below by May 14. We apologize for the quick turnaround, but proposals are due to MMLA by May 20.  joseph.donica@bcc.cuny.edu noah.jampol@bcc.cuny.edu

MMLA Milwaukee 2021 Roundtable: Queer Ecology, Queer Collectives, and Queer Community

updated: 
Tuesday, May 11, 2021 - 11:52am
Joseph Donica, Noah Jampol, CUNY
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, May 14, 2021

We seek submissions for an MMLA 2021 session on "Queer Ecology, Queer Collectives, and Queer Community."

Topics can include but are not limited to:

The future of queer collectivesThe possibility/impossibility of queer community The state of queer ecologies Nature in and outside of literatureResponses to Sam See's Queer Natures, Queer Mythologies Please send 300-500 word proposals to the email addresses below by May 14. We apologize for the quick turnaround, but proposals are due to MMLA by May 20.  joseph.donica@bcc.cuny.edu noah.jampol@bcc.cuny.edu

MMLA Milwaukee Roundtable: Collective Memory after Charlottesville

updated: 
Tuesday, May 11, 2021 - 11:52am
Joseph Donica, Noah Jampol, CUNY
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, May 14, 2021

We seek submissions an MMLA 2021 session on collective and cultural memory after (and informed by) the events in Charlottesville, VA in 2017. 

Topics can include but are not limited to:

The meanings of public memoryMemory in literature
Memorials and museumsThe Confederate memorial "crisis"
Covid and memoryNaming/Renaming of buildings and public spaces Please send 300-500 word proposals to the email addresses below by May 14. We apologize for the quick turnaround, but proposals are due to MMLA by May 20.  joseph.donica@bcc.cuny.edu noah.jampol@bcc.cuny.edu

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