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Migration and Identity

updated: 
Wednesday, August 3, 2022 - 5:04pm
Syed Hassan Abidi / NeMLA
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 30, 2022

Migration is broadly defined as the movement of people from one place to another and the people pursuing this journey are called migrants. However, there are various distinctions within the concept of migration that relates to factors that define if an individual should be considered a migrant, immigrant, refugee, or asylum seeker depending on their length of stay and motivation to migrate. Two major distinctions overarch all forms of movements that individuals make. First, voluntary, and involuntary; second, short term versus long term. Voluntary migrants include sojourners such as people who go abroad to study or visit for business purposes whereas involuntary migrants include refugees and asylum seekers seeking haven from ideology-based persecution.

Muslims in America

updated: 
Wednesday, August 3, 2022 - 4:34pm
Syed Hassan Abidi / NeMLA
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 30, 2022

The panel intends to explore the depiction of Muslim American identity across various discourses and works of Muslim American authors, filmmakers, novelists, and musicians who draw upon such identities. The diverse emergence of Muslim American identity calls for insights that examine such identities depicted in various forms of text and talk. Keeping in context the theme of NeMLA’s 54th convention “resilience” the session draws on the theoretical underpinnings of Edward Said’s notion of Orientalism in order to further investigate discursive constructions of Muslim identities along with various discourses and the role Muslim Americans play in shaping these identities.

Edited collection: Shelter in Text

updated: 
Wednesday, August 3, 2022 - 4:33pm
Myra Bloom (York U) and and Kasia Van Schaik (Concordia U)
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, November 1, 2022

Call for Contributions

Edited collection: Shelter in Text

 

Health, Illness, and Injury in Professional Wrestling A Special Section of a forthcoming issue of Survive and Thrive

updated: 
Wednesday, August 3, 2022 - 1:20pm
Survive & Thrive: A Journal for Medical Humanities and Narrative as Medicine
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 30, 2022

Health, Illness, and Injury in Professional Wrestling

A Special Section of a forthcoming issue of Survive and Thrive

Recent commentary has focused on the declining health and lack of access to health care among professional wrestlers (e.g. John Oliver's commentary here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m8UQ4O7UiDs).  Hired as contractors, not employees, and so often denied benefits (from health insurance to retirement), professional wrestlers become, as they age, tragic:  celebrities in their prime for their physical prowess, as they age, they launch gofundme pages to cover the costs of essential medical care.

 

Media and Information Literacy Seminar 2022: Nurturing Trust for Media and Information Literacy

updated: 
Wednesday, August 3, 2022 - 9:11am
UNESCO Chair on Cyberspace and Culture and University of Tehran
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, September 22, 2022

The UNESCO Chair on Cyberspace and Culture and University of Tehran are organizing the 2022 Media and Information Literacy Seminar with the main theme of “Nurturing Trust for Media and Information Literacy” on Monday, 24 October 2022, which coincides with the World Development Information Day and United Nations Day.

The Fifth Media and Information Literacy (MIL) Seminar commemorates the Global Media and Information Literacy Week 2022 (24 – 31 Oct) that highlights the twelfth Media and Information Literacy and Intercultural Dialogue Conference and the seventh Youth Agenda Forum.

Young Adult Literature and Culture (In-Person panel Aug.15 or when filled)

updated: 
Wednesday, August 3, 2022 - 9:11am
Melanie A. Marotta / Pacific and Ancient Modern Language Association (PAMLA 2022 Conference)
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, August 15, 2022

This session is open to all papers that explore some aspect of Young Adult literature and/or culture. The panel is particularly interested in papers attuned to some facet of the conference theme, " Geographies of the Fantastic and the Quotidian.” How does space impact YA literature and/or culture? How is the Anthropocene represented in YA fantasy? Further, presentations that examine diverse voices in literature and media are encouraged. This panel welcomes submissions about young adult literature, film, television, etc. Feel free to submit an abstract pertaining to the conference theme or otherwise.

Non-Thematic Issue

updated: 
Wednesday, August 3, 2022 - 9:11am
Women's Link Journal, Jamia Millia Islamia
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 30, 2022

Call for Papers for January 2023

CFP: Graphic Novels, Comics, and Popular Culture

updated: 
Wednesday, August 3, 2022 - 9:09am
Southwest Popular/American Culture Association (SWPACA)
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, October 31, 2022

44th Annual Conference, February 22-25, 2023 

Marriott Albuquerque 

Albuquerque, New Mexico http://www.southwestpca.org 

Submissions open on August 15, 2022 

Proposal submission deadline: October 31, 2022 

 

CALL FOR PAPERS: 44th Annual Southwest Popular/American Culture Association Conference

updated: 
Wednesday, August 3, 2022 - 9:09am
Southwest Popular/American Culture Association (SWPACA)
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, October 31, 2022

Call for Papers

Southwest Popular / American Culture Association (SWPACA)

Annual Conference

 

44th Annual Conference, February 22-25, 2023

Marriott Albuquerque

Albuquerque, New Mexico

http://www.southwestpca.org

Submissions open on August 15, 2022

Proposal submission deadline: October 31, 2022

 

Depictions of Gender and Sexuality in Popular/Public Culture

updated: 
Wednesday, August 3, 2022 - 9:09am
Laura Getty (University of North Georgia) and Josef Vice (Purdue University Global)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, October 7, 2022

Depictions of Gender and Sexuality in Popular/Public Culture

Call for Chapters

Editors: Laura Getty, University of North Georgia (Laura.getty@ung.edu) and Josef Vice, Purdue University Global (jvice@purdueglobal.edu)

Publisher: international academic press to be confirmed

Deadline for submitting chapter proposals (400 words): October 7, 2022 

Notification of acceptance: ongoing, no later than October 30, 2022

Provisional deadline for essay draft submission (approximately 10,000-15,000 words): May 5, 2023

Southern Humanities Conference 2023, San Antonio, TX, Jan. 26-29, 2023

updated: 
Tuesday, August 2, 2022 - 4:33pm
Southern Humanities Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 16, 2022

The Southern Humanities Conference, 2023

Call for Papers

 

Conference Theme: Myths and Mythmaking

San Antonio, Texas, January 26-29, 2023

 

The Southern Humanities Conference offers an opportunity for scholars, artists, writers, musicians,

performers, and humanists of all kinds to share their knowledge, research, work, and experiences in an

interdisciplinary, welcoming, and engaging intellectual space.

 

The modern world is redolent with myths, mythologies, and mythmakers in various guises. Myths are

Health, Disease, and Pop Culture

updated: 
Tuesday, August 2, 2022 - 12:35pm
Northeast Popular & American Culture Association
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, August 15, 2022

Deadline to submit extended to 08/15/22!

The Northeast Popular Culture Association welcomes proposals in the area of Health, Disease and Popular Culture for its virtual conference to be held from Thursday, October 20-Saturday, October 22, 2022. 

Current Chair: Julia Brown, Stony Brook University, julia.r.brown@stonybrook.edu

XXV Generative Art Conference

updated: 
Tuesday, August 2, 2022 - 12:07pm
Argenia Association
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, September 15, 2022

Location: Rome (Italy) the 12-14 of December 2022. At the Borrominian Hall of Vallicelliana Library

Website: https://generativeart.com (where it's possible to have all news and read all papers of last 24 events)

Topics: Art - Music - Architecture - Industrial Design - Web Art - Poetry - Visual Grammar - Design Approach - Teaching Theory - Mathematics - Virtual Environment - Literature - Artificial Life - Artificial Intelligence - Cellular Automata - Performances - Artificial Behaviors - Communication - metaverse and web3.0 - Generative Robots - Mechatronic - Nanotechnology - NanoArt

Symposium on the Third Anniversary of the Canonization of Saint John Henry Newman

updated: 
Tuesday, August 2, 2022 - 10:33am
Joseph Draper, Regis College
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, August 15, 2022

Regis College, Department of Interdisciplinary Studies in the Humanities is pleased to Announce a Symposium on the Third Anniversary of the Canonization of Saint John Henry Newman and 77th Anniversary of the first Newman Symposium at Regis College. Friday, October 21, 2022.

Conference Theme: How to be a 21st-century saint. In October 2019, the Church canonized five new saints, including Cardinal Newman. An analysis of Newman’s work and persona offers important insights into the practices and patterns of behavior that define the contemporary Catholic Church, since, in the words of Peter Burke, saints “reflect the values of the culture which sees them in a heroic light.”

No Publication Fees: CALL FOR PAPERS Volume (3), Issue (4), October 2022

updated: 
Tuesday, August 2, 2022 - 10:33am
Badr University in Cairo School of Linguistics and Translation Transcultural Journal for Humanities and Social Sciences (TJHSS)
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, October 1, 2022

We invite you to submit your manuscript to Transcultural Journal for Humanities and Social Sciences (TJHSS): Volume (3), Issue (4), October 2022. The Journal is an open access published by Badr University in Cairo, BUC and indexed in EKB and in MLA and obtained the highest score (7 out of 7) in the recent evaluation of the Supreme Council of  Egyptian Universities. The journal publishes written manuscripts in various languages: English, Italian, German, Spanish, French, Chinese, and Arabic.

The Second International Conference On Future Contexts: Interdisciplinary perspectives in Literature, Language and Translation السياقات المستقبلية :دراسات بينية في الأدب و اللغة و الترجمة

updated: 
Tuesday, August 2, 2022 - 10:32am
Badr University in Cairo School of Linguistics and Translation
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, October 1, 2022

Introduction:

In a rapid changing world that we live nowadays, interdisciplinary studies are at crossroads between tradition and innovation.Scholarly activities are at the intersection of computing or digital technologies and the disciplines of the humanities and social sciences. Studies on common practices of research and analysis in the discipline is now questioned in terms of the over whelming spread of technology.

In Our Time: F. Scott Fitzgerald in the 21st Century

updated: 
Tuesday, August 2, 2022 - 10:30am
F. Scott Fitzgerald Society
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 1, 2023

In Our Time: F. Scott Fitzgerald in the 21st Century 

Linnaeus University, Växjö, Sweden June 26-July 2, 2023

Niklas Salmose, Site Director; Helen M. Turner, Program Director

As we move through the 2020s, anticipating and celebrating centennial milestones in the life and career of F. Scott Fitzgerald, it is easy for us to view him as a writer defined by his historical moment. This conference aims to position Fitzgerald as a figure relevant to contemporary theoretical, social, and political concerns. Just as the 1920s were a period of flux and transition, our current decade is proving equally as turbulent. What does this writer have to say to readers living through a period of change and uncertainty?

In Vivo Arts Issue #1 - ANIMALS

updated: 
Tuesday, August 2, 2022 - 10:30am
In Vivo Arts
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, November 30, 2022

IN VIVO ARTS (www.invivoarts.fr) is a bilingual online platform (French and English) specialised in multidisciplinary research on contemporary artistic creation, with a focus on the Performing Arts (theatre, choreography and dance, circus, performance art, opera) and Cinema.

In addition, given the hybridity of contemporary artistic forms, the platform hosts reflections on the written arts and non-cinematic visual arts (painting, sculpture, architecture, photography, installations, etc.), especially in their imbrication with the performing scenes and screens.

Call for Papers: In Vivo Arts Issue #1

Theme: ANIMALS

Digital Defoe: Studies in Defoe and His Contemporaries

updated: 
Tuesday, August 2, 2022 - 10:27am
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/

 

CFP: UNCANNY INTERMEDIALITY international workshop

updated: 
Tuesday, August 2, 2022 - 10:26am
Sapientia Hungarian University of Transylvania, Romania
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, September 15, 2022

We invite you to join us on a two-day workshop launching our new research project, Affective Intermediality. Cinema between Media, Sensation and Reality. In this project our goal is not to provide or refine a widely applicable set of abstract concepts regarding the connections between media, quite the contrary, we seek to map areas where intermediality appears as most elusive and mutable, where it is registered as a sensation altering our perception of a medium and where it connects to us in an affective way.

NeMLA 2023 Panel: Ordinary Language Philosophy and Resilience

updated: 
Tuesday, August 2, 2022 - 10:24am
NeMLA
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 30, 2022

How can ordinary language philosophy’s (OLP) picture of language as a shared form of life foster resilience? For OLP, language is a peculiarly stable and resilient reservoir of meaning which we share. Speakers agree in language, in form(s) of life, and, “queer as it may sound,” Wittgenstein writes, in judgments. For Sandra Laugier, this is not intersubjective agreement but rather “as objective an agreement as possible.” When we are beset by pain, trauma, or skepticism, we can resiliently recover from this alienation of the self by recalling the shape of our lives in language.

Let’s Get Digital (College Art Association 2023)

updated: 
Tuesday, August 2, 2022 - 10:24am
College Art Association
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, August 31, 2022

 

Let’s Get Digital embraces the timely opportunity to critically reexamine the impacts of digital technology and the barrage of information on our perceptions of reality. Specifically, this panel is focusing on digital art, history, curatorial strategies, critical theory, emergent platforms and forms of creative expression. In bringing together a panel of artists, scholars, and curators we hope to collectively reflect on our present post-internet age, to borrow Byung-Chul Han’s term, ‘the age of like’, and what it means to engage with the digital realm, over half-a-century since its inception.

 

“DIASPORIC JAPANESE WRITERS:STRADDLING HAIKU AND ZEN"( ANNUAL ASIAN LITERATURES IN MOTION SERIES) CALL FOR ABSTRACTS

updated: 
Tuesday, August 2, 2022 - 3:21am
Rising Asia Journal and Foundation ( www.rajraf.org)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 30, 2022

(For Abstracts)

Date of Conference: 16-17 November 2022.
On the Google Meet Platform.

HOW TO SUBMIT AN ABSTRACT: To present a paper in the conference, please email a 300-word abstract with a Title, Name of Presenter and Affiliation, and Presenter’s Email, to Rising Asia Journal’s Editorial Board member Professor Tuan Hoang: tuan.hoang@pepperdine.edu  

Please mention “Rising Asia Conference” in the subject line of your email.

The Conference Administrators will contact you with further details. 

Shaping Intellectual Disabilities in Early Modern Literature and Culture (CFP for edited volume) - Deadline extended

updated: 
Tuesday, August 2, 2022 - 2:26am
Dr Alice Equestri (University of Padua)
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, August 23, 2022

 

Editor: Dr Alice Equestri, University of Padua (alice.equestri@unipd.it)

Publisher: international academic press to be confirmed

Deadline for submitting chapter proposals (400 words): August 23, 2022 (extended deadline)
Notification of acceptance: September 1, 2022
Provisional deadline for essay submission (6000-8000 words): April 30, 2023

Dealing with Trauma in Early Modern France

updated: 
Monday, August 1, 2022 - 9:16am
Lauriane Guihard / University of Pennsylvania
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, September 30, 2021

From ancient Greek τραύμα (meaning “wound, damage”), the term trauma refers to a physical or psychological injury provoked by a violent event, and the very event causing this great distress. Traumatic events abound in early modern France, whether be caused by natural catastrophes (floods, storms, fires, harsh winter, plagues) or by human activity (warfare, sexual violence, religious persecution).

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