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Call for article submissions for New Horizons in English Studies - Literature, Media and Culture Here and Now (open access peer reviewed journal)

updated: 
Wednesday, August 23, 2023 - 10:49am
Maria Curie-Sklodowska University, Lublin, Poland
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, January 31, 2024

New Horizons in English Studies vol. 9/2024

LITERATURE, MEDIA AND CULTURE HERE AND NOW

New Horizons in English Studies (https://journals.umcs.pl/nh, indexed in MLA International Bibliography and ERIH+) invites submissions to the 9/2024 issue, welcoming previously unpublished research papers and reviews in the broadly understood field of literary, media and cultural studies (L, M & C). The scope of subjects includes but is not limited to the following:

Conference in education, linguistics, and digital technology

updated: 
Wednesday, August 23, 2023 - 10:45am
European Scientific Institute
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, September 21, 2023

Call for papers:

Conference in education, linguistics, and digital technology

Possibility for Scopus indexed publication.

 

Venue: Grigol Robakidze University, Tbilisi- Georgia ( also on-line session)

Date: 22 September 2023

 

https://emf.euinstitute.net/

 emails: contact@eujournal.org Subject: EMF 2023

 

Mothering and Motherhood: Past, Present, and Future

updated: 
Wednesday, August 23, 2023 - 10:44am
IAMAS and Boston University
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, October 15, 2023

Mothering and Motherhood: Past, Present, and Future  

 

Location: Boston, Mass. (USA) and online 

Dates: June 21-23, 2024

Abstract due date: Oct. 15, 2023

 

Batman… Also Starring: Essays on the Caped Crusader’s Supporting Cast

updated: 
Wednesday, August 23, 2023 - 10:43am
Christopher Maverick
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 1, 2023

The editor of Batman… Also Starring is seeking abstracts for essays that could be included in the upcoming collection. Many academic texts focus on Batman as a cultural figure in comics as well as in films, television programs, and video games. However, like all great superheroes, Batman is as much defined by his supporting cast as he is by his costume, abilities or origin. While there is no shortage of scholarship devoted to his most famous sidekicks — such as Nightwing, Batgirl or the many Robins — and his most popular villains — like Joker, Catwoman, and Harley Quinn — little critical attention has been paid to the majority of his cast.

International Ph.D. Seminar in American History / American Studies

updated: 
Wednesday, August 23, 2023 - 10:43am
Roosevelt Institute for American Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 29, 2023

Call for Papers

International Ph.D. Seminar in American History / American Studies

Middelburg, The Netherlands, 6-8 December 2023

The Roosevelt Institute for American Studies (RIAS) is a leading research center and graduate school, partnered with Leiden University, dedicated to the study of American history, politics, and society. Since 2003, the Institute has organized regular seminars for doctoral students pursuing research in its areas of interest.

New Directions in Eighteenth-Century Visual Culture

updated: 
Wednesday, August 23, 2023 - 10:42am
ASECS 2024 (Toronto, Ontario, Canada)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 15, 2023

During a roundtable discussion (now published in Journal18), scholars pointed out that visual culture emerged as a distinct methodology. Visual culture aims to problematize the Eurocentric, colonialist, racist, heteronormative, and patriarchal assumptions that enforced and continue to enforce the art historical discipline. This panel continues and expands these crucial conversations by exploring the relationship between art history and visual culture during the long eighteenth-century.

"Awash in Digital Imagery: what next for traditional art and museums?" (College Art Association 2024)

updated: 
Wednesday, August 23, 2023 - 10:41am
College Art Association
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, August 31, 2023

Awash in Digital Imagery: what next for traditional art and museums?
In this panel, we explore provocative questions related to the inevitable shifts that art makes in order to survive and thrive in the digital era. We consider the changes to our perceptions of art this shift enacts. We look for answers to the question of where art history finds itself as a discipline when some argue that art may have lost its Heideggerian thinginess?

The Forms of Academic Work

updated: 
Wednesday, August 23, 2023 - 10:36am
The Working Group on Academic Forms
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, October 1, 2023

Call for Papers: The Forms of Academic Work 

Special Issue of Postmodern Culture

Edited by The Working Group on Academic Forms

Reality TV in the Social Media Economy Cluster

updated: 
Wednesday, August 23, 2023 - 10:36am
ASAP/J
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, October 6, 2023

Something has changed about the way we watch reality TV. For example, Selling Sunset, a show about selling luxury homes in the Hollywood Hills area, is the new platonic ideal of reality TV. It presents the glamorous, unattainable Hollywood lifestyle but is grounded by the viewers’ social media engagement with the subjects online. These viewing practices facilitate a novel method of watching reality TV. Engagement is now self-reflexive: drama on many of the shows has its roots in Instagram, TikTok, or Reddit feuds about the show, rather than actual conflicts that unfold on-camera. Other series, such as Vanderpump Rules, Indian Matchmaking, and Too Hot to Handle similarly thrive in this social media economy.

2024 Greater Gulf Symposium: The Built and Unbuilt Gulf

updated: 
Wednesday, August 23, 2023 - 10:35am
Center for History and Culture of Southeast Texas and the Upper Gulf Coast
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, November 1, 2023

From the Yucatán Peninsula to the Florida Keys, the many cultures of the greater Gulf have inscribed the region with their distinctive architectures, re-formed landscapes, and imagined spaces. Where once the Karankawas constructed the ba’ak, the petroleum complex sprawls with its refineries, tank farms, and pipelines.

NeMLA 2024: Abundant Silence: Narrative and Artistic Strategies of Resistance (Seminar)

updated: 
Wednesday, August 23, 2023 - 10:33am
NeMLA
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, September 30, 2023

This seminar builds on successful past seminars on the roles and limits of narrative in bearing witness to trauma and injustice. This year, we examine relationships between silence and abundance as artistic resistance strategies against colonial, racist, and exclusionary narratives.

ICMS Beowulf the Monster

updated: 
Wednesday, August 23, 2023 - 10:33am
International Congress of Medieval Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 15, 2023

Session Title: Beowulf the Monster 

Session#5331

Importance:

Although Beowulf has long held place as a praise poem, a rising tide of critique has noted various elements that frame the central protagonist and other heroic figures in the poem as monstrous in key respects (Greenfield, 1982; Griffith 1995; Orchard 1995; Köberl 2002; Sharma 2005; Gwara 2009). Despite these critiques, however, the hero’s virtuous standing remains intact—particularly, in his reputation for exceptional loyalty in a poem replete with inter-tribal feuds and intra-tribal treachery.

Description for Call for Papers:

CFP: Stardom and Fandom, Southwest Popular/American Culture Association Conference

updated: 
Wednesday, August 23, 2023 - 10:33am
Southwest Popular/American Culture Association
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, October 31, 2023

Proposals for papers and panels will be accepted starting September 1st for the 45th annual SWPACA conference. One of the nation’s largest interdisciplinary academic conferences, SWPACA offers nearly 70 subject areas, each typically featuring multiple panels. 

The Area Chair for Stardom and Fandom invites paper or panel proposals on any aspect of stardom or fandom. The list of ideas below is limited, so if you have an idea that is not listed, please suggest the new topic. We are an interdisciplinary area and encourage submissions from multiple perspectives and disciplines.

Topics might include:

Approaches to Teaching the Works of Colson Whitehead

updated: 
Wednesday, August 23, 2023 - 10:32am
Stephanie Li
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 5, 2024

Seeking Contributors for MLA volume, Approaches to Teaching the Works of Colson Whitehead

 

Edited by Stephanie Li

 

CRES Justice Conference 2024: Movements and Migrations

updated: 
Wednesday, August 23, 2023 - 10:31am
Department of Comparative Race and Ethnic Studies - TCU
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, October 16, 2023

CRES Justice Conference 2024: Movements and Migrations

 

#cresjustice2024

March 7 and 8, 2024

Department of Comparative Race and Ethnic Studies

Texas Christian University

Fort Worth, TX

Abstract Deadline: Monday, October 16, 2023

 

Conference Keynote Speaker: Dr. Karma Chávez, The University of Texas at Austin

 

Food as Central Narrative: Exploring the Surplus of Meaning (NeMLA 2024)

updated: 
Sunday, August 20, 2023 - 4:19pm
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, September 30, 2023

Beyond mere sustenance, food often serves as a rich source of meaning, symbolizing cultural, social, and psychological dimensions. This panel invites scholars to examine literary moments where food becomes an integral part of the narrative, exploring its multifaceted roles and its ability to facilitate storytelling. Papers discussing food as setting, symbol, descriptor, or as other literary devices welcome. Please submit a 250 word abstract directly to the conference website: https://cfplist.com/nemla/Home/S/20637

Black Speculations/Black Futures

updated: 
Friday, August 18, 2023 - 7:37pm
MELUS
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, November 17, 2023

Call for Papers, MELUS Themed Issue:

“Black Speculations / Black Futures”

Guested Edited by Justin L. Mann and Samantha Pinto

Deadline for Abstracts: November 17, 2023 

 

In the wake of the Black Lives Matter movement and the blockbuster cinematic world of

Wakanda, Black futures proliferate—hypervisible in sci-fi casting, in reading lists for liberal

audiences, in political discourses of anti-racism and their backlash. But imagining Black futures

is not, in fact, a new (pre)occupation in Black literature and expressive culture. World-building,

Bibliographical Society of America, New Scholars Program

updated: 
Friday, August 18, 2023 - 7:37pm
Bibliographical Society of America
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, September 5, 2023

Time is running out! Please pass the following along to colleagues/students who you think might be interested:

 Apply to the New Scholars Program by September 5

The Bibliographical Society of America (BSA) New Scholars Program strives to welcome researchers who have not previously published, lectured, or taught on bibliographical subjects by nurturing and promoting their scholarship. Each year, three New Scholars receive a cash award of $1,000, a $500 travel stipend, and the opportunity to present their work by participating in a two-pronged program:

"Memory": International Committee Guaranteed Panel

updated: 
Friday, August 18, 2023 - 7:37pm
Children's Literature Association, International Committee
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, September 30, 2023

Call for Papers: International Committee Focus Panel

2024 Children’s Literature Association Conference

May 30-June 1, 2024

Madison, Wisconsin, USA

 

“Memory”

 

[UPDATE] Eco-Horrors: Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Health and Environmental Anxieties in Media and Culture

updated: 
Friday, August 18, 2023 - 6:37pm
Lorna Piatti-Farnell, Auckland University of Technology
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, December 9, 2023

Eco-environmental criticism has now become a staple presence in the interdisciplinary and transdisciplinary landscape. Considerations focused on the environment, health, and the human impact on matters such as climate change, have been prominent in critical discussions, from the humanities to the social sciences, from economics to geo-politics, from medical humanities to environmental management. As distinct aspect of these conversations has been the growing focus on the fear of ecological destruction for the planet, with all the inevitable consequences that this entails.

Overdetermined and Under-determined authorship

updated: 
Friday, August 18, 2023 - 6:06pm
J.P. Ascher & Eleanor Shevlin, ASECS/SHARP
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 15, 2023

Author-focused literary studies have long ruled the roost, but some of the most important books have not had clear authors. Rather than a single author, these books have multiple authors, or false authors, or no author, or we simply do not know who conceived of and wrote

CFP Re-Creating Camelot? Community-Building in Arthurian Studies (A Roundtable) (virtual) (9/15/2023; ICMS 5/9-11/2024)

updated: 
Friday, August 18, 2023 - 7:18am
Michael Torregrossa / Alliance for the Promotion of Research on the Matter of Britain
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 15, 2023

Re-Creating Camelot? Community-Building in Arthurian Studies (A Roundtable) (virtual)

 

Sponsored by Alliance for the Promotion of Research on the Matter of Britain and International Arthurian Society, North American Branch (IAS/NAB)

Organizers: Michael A. Torregrossa and Joseph M. Sullivan

 

Call for Papers - Please Submit Proposals by 15 September 2023

59th International Congress on Medieval Studies

Western Michigan University (Kalamazoo, Michigan)

Hybrid event: Thursday, 9 May, through Saturday, 11 May, 2024

 

Speculative Fiction and Futurism in the Middle East and North Africa

updated: 
Friday, August 18, 2023 - 7:18am
ACLA
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, September 30, 2023

In a 2015 multimedia manifesto titled “Towards Arabfuturism/s” the Jordanian artist Sulaïman Majali writes that “Arabfuturism/s, like most creative provocations, is born of counter-culture” in which “notions of belonging are constantly challenged by the strangers, the marginalised, the outsiders: workers, rebels, immigrants, artists who see from the margins– looking in – that there is no homogenous culture or identity.” For Majali, like many contemporary artists interrogating the possibilities and limits of futurity amidst ecological, territorial, existential, and ideological states of crisis, -futurism “signifies a defiant cultural break, a projection forward into what is, beyond ongoing eurocentric, hegemonic narrativ

Austen, Annotated: Jane Austen's Literary, Political, and Cultural Origins. JASNA 2024 AGM.

updated: 
Friday, August 18, 2023 - 7:18am
Jane Austen Society of North America 2024 Annual General Meeting
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, November 30, 2023

https://jasna.org/agms/cleveland2024/call-for-papers.php

 

Through this Call for Papers, the JASNA Ohio North Coast Region invites submission of proposals for breakout sessions at the 2024 AGM, and applications for the New Voices Breakout Speaker grant.

The AGM theme is “Austen, Annotated: Jane Austen’s Literary, Political, and Cultural Origins.”

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