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33rd Annual International Conference on Virginia Woolf: Woolf, Modernity, Technology

updated: 
Wednesday, January 17, 2024 - 9:47am
J. Ashley Foster, International Conference on Virginia Woolf
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, January 31, 2024

 fresnostate.edu/woolf2024

“On or about December 1910 human character changed.”
— Virginia Woolf,  Mr. Bennett and Mrs. Brown.

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“On or about December 2022 human character was called into question.”
— Informed by the emergence of ChaptGPT and evolving AI

C21 LITERATURE SPECIAL ISSUE: THE CENTURY AT 25

updated: 
Wednesday, January 17, 2024 - 9:46am
C21 Literature: Journal of Twenty-First-Century Writings
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, April 26, 2024

The twenty-first century is nearly a quarter done. The contemporary – that category which has so often been theorised, following Barthes and Agamben, as fundamentally out of step with its own time – is starting to synchronise its watch with the temporal bounds of the current century.

The State of the Nation in film and television

updated: 
Wednesday, January 17, 2024 - 9:46am
London Metropolitan University
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, February 26, 2024

Call for papers: The State of the Nation in film and television, London Metropolitan University, online conference, 3rd July 2024. 

THE TECHNOLOGICAL SUPERHERO

updated: 
Wednesday, January 17, 2024 - 9:45am
The Superhero Project: 8th Global Meeting
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, March 11, 2024

CALL FOR PRESENTATIONS

The Superhero Project: 8th Global Meeting

“THE TECHNOLOGICAL SUPERHERO”

Friday 13th to Sunday 15th September, 2024.

The View Hotel, Eastbourne, East Sussex, United Kingdom

“Where does he get those wonderful toys…?” – Batman (1989)

Final Reminder: First Book Institute Applications Due 2/12 (Hard Deadline)

updated: 
Wednesday, January 17, 2024 - 9:45am
Center for American Literary Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, February 12, 2024

Announcing

The 2024 First Book Institute

June 2-8, 2024

Hosted by the Center for American Literary Studies (CALS) at Pennsylvania State University

Co-Directors

Priscilla Wald, R. Florence Brinkley Distinguished Professor of English, Duke University, and Co-Editor of American Literature

Sean X. Goudie, Director of the Center for American Literary Studies and Past Winner of the MLA Prize for a First Book

Sex, Scandal, and Sensation Conference

updated: 
Wednesday, January 17, 2024 - 9:44am
Falmouth University, 2-4 July 2024
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, February 14, 2024

Sex, Scandal, and Sensation is an interdisciplinary and global exploration of the role and impact of the sensational, the scandalous, and the sexual in literature, film, television, gaming, and other forms of cultural production.

Dead or Alive: The Future of Zombie Studies Edited Collection

updated: 
Wednesday, January 17, 2024 - 9:43am
Tim Lanzendörfer and Marlon Lieber
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, February 15, 2024

Call for Papers for an Edited Collection

Dead or Alive: The Futures of Zombie Studies

Edited by Marlon Lieber and Tim Lanzendörfer

Ecological Grief and Mourning in the Literature and the Arts in the Anglophone World (18th – 21st c.)

updated: 
Wednesday, January 17, 2024 - 9:43am
Université Paris Cité, LARCA & Catholic University of Paris
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, June 15, 2024

CFP: Ecological Grief and Mourning in the Literature and the Arts in the Anglophone World (18th – 21st c.)

Université Paris Cité, LARCA & Catholic University of Paris

Paris

3-4 April 2025

Deadline for proposals: 15 June 2024

 

Abstract

The Grounds from Which We Speak: Identity, Knowledge Production, and the Academy

updated: 
Wednesday, January 17, 2024 - 9:43am
Smaran Dayal and Alexandria Ramos
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 28, 2024

Adrienne Rich has written that her feminist politics entails “locating the grounds from which to speak with authority,” beginning “not with a continent or a house, but with the geography closest in–the body.”  Taking inspiration from Rich and foundational women of color feminists, this panel invites papers exploring the politics of position within the academy and scholars' embodiment in relation to our work.

University of Washington Cinema&Media Studies Grad Conference *Extended Deadline*

updated: 
Wednesday, January 17, 2024 - 9:42am
Department of Cinema & Media Studies, University of Washington
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, January 31, 2024

Mediating Experiences, Experiencing Mediation

University of Washington Cinema & Media Studies Graduate Conference May 4, 2024
Keynote Speaker: Weihong Bao, UC Berkeley
Call for Proposals


*Travel funding will be available upon request

Music in Difficult Times: Global—Plural Temporalities

updated: 
Wednesday, January 17, 2024 - 9:41am
Daniel Villegas Vélez / matralab - Concordia University Montreal
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, February 15, 2024

Music in Difficult Times: Global—Plural Temporalities Concordia University, Montreal. May 3–5, 2024Deadline: February 15, 2024

“May you live in interesting times!” 

Apocryphal Chinese Curse

From Body Hacking to Body Activism: Redefining Bodies in Digital Media

updated: 
Wednesday, January 17, 2024 - 9:40am
Ruhr-University Bochum, Germany
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, February 1, 2024

Digital media has dramatically changed our understanding, knowledge, and experience of bodies. Body tracking apps and smart watches allow for new and intense practices of self-surveillance; social media platforms such as Insta and Tiktok present the constant work of body optimization as reasonable and desirable; selfie culture commonly serves to demonstrate willing compliance with new unachievable beauty standards. Filters, editing, lighting, and angling suggest that everybody can be brought into normative shape. Bodies are highly commodified when influencers link their accounts to LTK or amazon storefronts where products are being sold that suggest that youth, fitness, health, thinness, and beauty can be bought.

Glitching Comics

updated: 
Wednesday, January 17, 2024 - 9:40am
The Comics Studies Society
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, February 16, 2024

In her 2020 publication Glitch Feminism: A Manifesto, Legacy Russell explores the notion of “glitch-as-error with its genesis in the realm of the machinic and the digital.” With this framing, she argues that glitches might “inform the way we see the AFK [Away-From-Keyboard or real] world, shaping how we might participate in it toward greater agency for and by ourselves” (8-9). With her sights set on social systems of gender, race, and sexuality in particular, Russell asks how embodied subjects who defy patriarchal white supremacist cisheterosexist norms are positioned or appear as glitches, as errors, in digital and AFK spaces.

CFP - Passage Journal #4: Hotel

updated: 
Wednesday, January 17, 2024 - 9:38am
Maria Gil Ulldemolins - Project Passage - Hasselt University
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, February 4, 2024

https://www.projectpassage.net/call-4

Hotel
Architectures to think with #1 (
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Deadline for proposals (up to 500w): 4th Feb 2024
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The crumbling Hotel Splendid of Marie Redonnet. The room where Lisa Robertson’s Hazel Brown awakens. The autofictional reflections of Joanna Walsh’s experience as a hotel reviewer. And of course, the multilinear, hybrid Hotel Theory of Wayne Koestenbaum.

Consent is an Access Issue: Rethinking Disability, Accessibility, and Consent-Based Theatre Practices

updated: 
Wednesday, January 17, 2024 - 9:38am
Journal of Consent-Based Performance
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, March 31, 2024

Themed Issue: Consent is an Access Issue: Rethinking Disability, Accessibility, and Consent-Based Theatre Practices

Call for Papers Deadline: March 31, 2024

Submission Guidelines

 

“Disabled people’s liberation cannot be boiled down to logistics.”

–Mia Mingus

Towards Inclusion and Authenticity: Addressing Cultural Dilemmas in Black Children's Audiobooks

updated: 
Wednesday, January 17, 2024 - 9:37am
Vashalice Kaaba/ Children's Literature Association
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 1, 2024

In the contemporary digital era, there has been a notable transition of Black children's literature towards the audiobook format, facilitated by platforms such as Audible, Overdrive, and Libby. This shift has significantly expanded the accessibility of Black children's literature beyond the traditional confines of physical books (Rubery, 2011). The role of audiobook narrators in this context becomes crucial, as they are instrumental in bringing stories to life, thereby enhancing the listening experience, comprehension, and the overall success of publishing ventures (Burkey, 2007).

Extended Deadline: Chiasma Vol. 9

updated: 
Wednesday, January 17, 2024 - 9:37am
Chiasma: A Site for Thought — An International Journal of Theory and Philosophy
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, March 31, 2024

The deadline for submissions for Volume 9 of Chiasma: A Site for Thought has been extended until March 31st. 

Please see the call for papers for more information.

Previous submission, here.

Briefly: 

Chiasma: A Site for Thought, the International Journal of Theory and Philosophy at Western University’s Centre for the Study of Theory and Criticism is soliciting papers on the relationship between philosophy and Fascism (broadly understood).

Justice

updated: 
Wednesday, January 17, 2024 - 9:36am
The Comparatist
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, April 1, 2024

Call for Papers: Special Issue, The Comparatist

Topic: Justice

General Editor: Zahi Zalloua (Whitman College)

Going Home Again: Revisiting American Literature of Suburbia

updated: 
Wednesday, January 17, 2024 - 9:36am
Julie Wilhelm and John Miller
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, March 31, 2024

Chapter proposals are invited for an edited volume tentatively titled Going Home Again: Revisiting American Literature of Suburbia. We are aiming for a balance of revisionary views of “classic” suburban literature of the post-war decades informed by current critical approaches; explorations of how 21st century American literature has represented and revised ideas about suburbia; and arguments looking comparatively at both. We hope that putting newer and older works of American suburban literature in dialogue may suggest ways in which the genre and its history can be redefined.

Our Glocal Shakespeare: Intercultural Encounters With The Bard (Conference, İstanbul Bilgi University, 19-20 April 2024)

updated: 
Wednesday, January 17, 2024 - 9:36am
Turkish Shakespeares and İstanbul Bilgi Univeristy
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, February 20, 2024

Our Glocal Shakespeare: Intercultural Encounters With The Bard

 

Conference co-hosted by “Turkish Shakespeares Project” and Istanbul Bilgi University English Language and Literature Department  

19-20 April 2024 

Venue: Santral Campus, Istanbul Bilgi University, Istanbul, Türkiye 

Contact: Murat Öğütcü (murat_ogutcu@yahoo.com) and İnci Bilgin Tekin (inci.bilgin@bilgi.edu.tr

Deadline for abstracts and bios: 20.02.2024 

CFP Panel on Ecocritical Adaptations in Animations and Experimental Films

updated: 
Wednesday, January 17, 2024 - 9:35am
Fei Shi and Sylvie Bissonnette
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, January 20, 2024

We are seeking paper abstracts for a panel proposal provisionally titled "Ecocritical Adaptations in Animations and Experimental Films." The conference of FMSAC will take place at McGill University in Montreal, June 14–16, 2024 (https://www.filmstudies.ca/conference/fmsac2024)

Co-organizers : Fei Shi and Sylvie Bissonnette (sylvie_bis at hotmail.com) 

Deadline: January 20, 2024 

ACCSFF '24

updated: 
Wednesday, January 17, 2024 - 9:35am
Academic Conference of Canadian Science Fiction and Fantasy
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, February 15, 2024

The 2024 Academic Conference on Canadian Science Fiction and Fantasy will be held Saturday and Sunday, June 8-9, 2024, in Toronto, Ontario, at York University.

 

This year's keynote speakers are Dr. Larissa Lai and Dr. Nicholas Ruddick.

 

We invite proposals for papers in any area of Canadian science fiction and fantasy, including:

 

    -studies of individual works and authors;
    -comparative studies;
    -studies that place works in their literary and/or
     cultural contexts.

Drawing Conclusions: The Rise of Research Comics

updated: 
Wednesday, January 17, 2024 - 9:35am
Special Issue of the Journal of Graphic Novels and Comics
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, April 1, 2024

CFP Special Issue of the Journal of Graphic Novels and Comics

Drawing Conclusions: The Rise of Research Comics

Submission deadline: April 1 2024

This special issue of the Journal of Graphic Novels and Comics (Taylor & Francis) explores practice-based approaches to comics-based-research and the various methodologies of communicating academic research through the comics format. In recent years the continued growth of comics-based research has been enriched by the increased visibility of research-based comics in academic journals, scholarly presses, and other platforms.

TRAUMA, TRESSES, & TRUTH: A Virtual Conference Interrogating Black Women’s Natural Hair

updated: 
Wednesday, January 17, 2024 - 9:35am
TRAUMA, TRESSES, & TRUTH
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, April 12, 2024

Black women view their hair as a problem. To enjoy black hair, such negative thinking has to be unlearned.   --bell hooks
 
Don’t remove the kinks from your hair. Remove them from your brain.  --Marcus Garvey
 
It takes care and attention and time to handle natural hair. Something we have lost from our African culture are the rituals of health and beauty and taking time to anoint ourselves. And the first way we lost it was in our hair.   --Hariette Cole, in Hair Story
 

Routledge Resources Online (Chinese Studies) Call for Papers

updated: 
Wednesday, January 17, 2024 - 9:34am
Swansea University
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, June 30, 2024

Routledge Resources Online - Chinese Studies (formally the Routledge Research Encyclopedia of Chinese Studies) is now online: https://www.taylorfrancis.com/rrocs/?context=rrocs. We continue to solicit papers introducing traditional and innovative topics within the broad field of Chinese Studies. Entries are between 2000 - 5000 words under a topic of your own choice approvable by the section editors. Papers are welcome in the following 14 key areas:

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