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[Visual and Material Culture] (CEA 3/30/23-4/1/23)

updated: 
Wednesday, September 28, 2022 - 9:46am
College English Association
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, November 1, 2022

Subject: Call for Papers: Confluence at CEA 2023

 

Call for Papers, Confluence at CEA 2023

March 30-April 1, 2023 | San Antonio, Texas

Sheraton Gunter Hotel, San Antonio | 205 East Houston Street, San Antonio, TX 78205

The College English Association, a gathering of scholar-teachers in English studies, welcomes proposals for presentations on Confluence for our 53nd annual conference. Submit your proposal at www.cea-web.org

Blue-Collar in the Ivory Tower: Resiliency & Working-Class Scholar

updated: 
Wednesday, September 28, 2022 - 9:45am
Northeast Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 30, 2022

Do you have working-class or blue-collar roots? Are you a first-generation academic? If so, you are invited to share your insights. This panel discussion will focus on the construct of class within academia, the intersection of class with gender and race, and the lived experiences of working-class academics. 

SPIRITUAL PRACTICES, ARTS, AND COMMUNAL RESILIENCE IN THE ANTHROPOCENE ASIA

updated: 
Wednesday, September 28, 2022 - 9:45am
Mankun Liu and Pranab K Mandal
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, December 5, 2022

This ASLE + AESS 2023 CONFERENCE PANEL highlights the role of Asian animist traditions and spiritual practices in the counter-worlding of the Anthropocene. Taking contemporary visual and performing arts as a vantage point of observation, it explores what common grounds are being formed among today’s arts, community resilience, environmental stewardship, and ontological inquiries when artists work with local communities in practicing and politicizing ritual dancing, chanting, rhyming, object-making, trance, healing, and worshiping, among other spiritual traditions.

A Gathering of Horrors, Terrors, and Monstrosities--Panel at PAMLA

updated: 
Wednesday, September 28, 2022 - 9:30am
Roland Finger, Cuesta College
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, October 7, 2022

Dark times call for dark and demonic stories. Deep and dark works and our fixation on them provide apocalyptic, devastating, and shocking revelations about individuals, society, and nature. While works of horror tear audiences away from realistic norms and social acceptability, they confront us with extreme embodiment, emotion, and intellectual crisis. Norms of decency, sensitivity, and reason are in decline but simultaneously acquire added value. This session investigates the meaning and importance of horror, terror, and monstrosity through the study of film, graphic fiction, and literature. What do these works demand from us?

Permanently Withdrawn: Examining the Histories, Identities, and Representations of Black Nones in the U.S

updated: 
Wednesday, September 28, 2022 - 9:30am
Jerry Rafiki Jenkins/Palomar College
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 16, 2022

A growing percentage of the American population is leaving the church and opting to let go of religious and spiritual frameworks to find social and personal meaning and even economic success, and this is true for African Americans who would have had no other option than to be “churched.” This development is noteworthy because much of what it means to be “black” in the United States, at least from a Western standpoint, is immersed in religious or spiritual frameworks that claim that people of African descent are inherently religious or spiritual. To be sure, it is often assumed that being religious is synonymous (ontologically) with being black and African.

Curating Feminist Film Archives

updated: 
Wednesday, September 28, 2022 - 9:29am
Maggie Hennefeld / University of Minnesota
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, November 15, 2022

CALL FOR PAPERSSpecial Issue of Feminist Media Histories on Curating Feminist Film Archives

https://online.ucpress.edu/fmh/pages/cfp_2

Guest Editors: Maggie Hennefeld and Laura Horak 

“The loss of stories sharpens the hunger for them.”
—Saidiya Hartman, “Venus in Two Acts” (2008).

“Let us not begin at the beginning, nor even at the archive. But rather at the word ‘archive.’”
—Jacques Derrida, rchive Fever: A Freudian Impression (1995).

Women in World-Literature: A Reader (Edited collection CfP - aimed at Liverpool University Press)

updated: 
Wednesday, September 28, 2022 - 9:28am
Dr Roxanne Douglas (University of Birmingham) and Dr Fiona Farnsworth (University of Warwick)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, November 25, 2022

Women in World-Literature: A Reader

Edited collection CfP - aimed at Liverpool University Press

Editors: Dr Roxanne Douglas (University of Birmingham) and Dr Fiona Farnsworth (University of Warwick)

 

Shirley Jackson: Intertexts and Afterlives

updated: 
Wednesday, September 28, 2022 - 9:28am
Alexis Finc
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, October 31, 2022

CFP: Shirley Jackson: Intertexts and Afterlives

Guest Editors: Emily Banks (Franklin College) and Alexis Finc (Virginia Commonwealth University) 

 

The South Asian Diaspora: Dynamics of Change in American of Comparative Literature Association Conference, Chicago, 16-19 March 2023

updated: 
Tuesday, September 27, 2022 - 11:14pm
Medha Bhattacharyya, PhD
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, October 27, 2022

Diaspora ”has broadly come to mean all people who have a particular country of origin but live outside it either due to the 'pull' or 'push' factor. According to James Clifford, the diaspora is a “signifier”, “not simply of transnationality and movement” (1994, 308). At present, “diaspora” goes beyond the context of geographical migrant and marks a departure from the heterosexual identity of a subject. Homi Bhabha refers to the diasporic existence of the third space, a hybrid location (1994) that was contested by Shackleton (2008) whereas Anita Mannur and Pia Sahni talk about creating a ‘critical space’ for critiquing ‘cultural appropriation” (2011).

ACLA 2023: Sensing Migrant Romanticism

updated: 
Tuesday, September 27, 2022 - 9:39pm
American Comparative Literature Association
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, October 30, 2022

In his influential study of Romanticism, M. H. Abrams famously claimed that radical aesthetic novelties “frequently turn out to be migrant ideas which, in their native intellectual habitat, were commonplaces.” This panel seeks to embrace such migrancy to go beyond the confines of European culture and periodization and even question the assumptions about originality, propriety, legitimacy, and imitation embedded in Abrams and later interpreters of Romanticism.  

JOURNAL SPECIAL ISSUE: Intermedial Poetries: Alternative Methods and Practices

updated: 
Tuesday, September 27, 2022 - 2:15pm
Journal of Comparative Literature and Aesthetics (JCLA)
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, February 28, 2023

Journal of Comparative Literature and Aesthetics (JCLA)

SPECIAL ISSUE: Intermedial Poetries: Alternative Methods and Practices

Guest Editor: Bowen Wang (Trinity College Dublin, Ireland)

[ Grammar Linguistics] (CEA 3/30/23–4/1/23)

updated: 
Tuesday, September 27, 2022 - 1:59pm
College English Association
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, November 1, 2022

 

 Subject: Call for Papers: Confluence at CEA 2023

 

Call for Papers, Confluence at CEA 2023

March 30-April 1, 2023 | San Antonio, Texas

Sheraton Gunter Hotel, San Antonio | 205 East Houston Street, San Antonio, TX 78205

The College English Association, a gathering of scholar-teachers in English studies, welcomes proposals for presentations on Confluence for our 53nd annual conference. Submit your proposal at www.cea-web.org.

Technical and Professional Writing, CEA 3/30/23–4/1/23

updated: 
Tuesday, September 27, 2022 - 1:59pm
College English Association
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, November 1, 2022

 Subject: Call for Papers: Confluence at CEA 2023

 

Call for Papers, Confluence at CEA 2023

March 30-April 1, 2023 | San Antonio, Texas

Sheraton Gunter Hotel, San Antonio | 205 East Houston Street, San Antonio, TX 78205

The College English Association, a gathering of scholar-teachers in English studies, welcomes proposals for presentations on Confluence for our 53nd annual conference. Submit your proposal at www.cea-web.org.

[Latinx Literature] (CEA 3/30/23–4/1/23)

updated: 
Tuesday, September 27, 2022 - 1:59pm
College English Association
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, November 1, 2022

Call for Papers, Latinx Literature at CEA 2023

March 30-April 1, 2023 | San Antonio, Texas

Sheraton Gunter Hotel, San Antonio | 205 East Houston Street, San Antonio, TX 78205

The College English Association, a gathering of scholar-teachers in English studies, welcomes proposals for presentations on Confluence for our 53nd annual conference. Submit your proposal at www.cea-web.org

Sneaker Studies Call for Papers 2

updated: 
Tuesday, September 27, 2022 - 1:51pm
Kickstorie
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, September 25, 2022

Sneaker Studies: A Call for Papers

Sneakers have constituted one of the most significant cultural phenomena in recent history, and yet they have not garnered sustained attention by scholars of humanities and cultural studies. This project, an online sneaker archive will consider how specific shoes have become icons of their historical eras. This is a second call for papers this time with a more focused question.  We are interested in studies of specific athletes as pitchmen and their changing relationship with signature shoes or shoe lines. 

Topics of Interest Include:

Buzzards, Moths, and Peacocks: The Southern Menagerie of Faulkner, Williams, and O'Connor

updated: 
Tuesday, September 27, 2022 - 1:50pm
The Faulkner Studies in the UK Research Network
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, April 3, 2023

The Seventh Faulkner Studies in the UK Colloquium

Buzzards, Moths, and Peacocks: The Southern Menagerie of Faulkner, Williams, and O’Connor

May 26th, 27th, and 28th, 2023

Online via Zoom

With keynote addresses by:

Professor Michael Zeitlin

(author of Faulkner, Aviation, and Modern War [Bloomsbury, 2022])

Professor Henry I. Schvey

Kentucky Philological Association 2023 Conference

updated: 
Tuesday, September 27, 2022 - 1:48pm
Kentucky Philological Association
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, December 31, 2022

The Kentucky Philological Association is pleased to invite proposals for panels or 20-minute presentations of original creative or scholarly work on any topic of language, literature, or pedagogy for our next conference, which will take place at Centre College in Danville, Kentucky, on March 3-4, 2022. Proposals may be submitted through our website through December 31, 2022 (please note that this is a firm deadline).

Global Perspectives on Surveillance (Jump Cut)

updated: 
Tuesday, September 27, 2022 - 1:47pm
Gary Kafer
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 15, 2023

Global Perspectives on Surveillance

Call for Papers 

Special Section of Jump Cut: A Review of Contemporary Media

Full Paper Submission Deadline: January 15, 2023

Editor: Gary Kafer (University of Chicago)

 

Description

This special section of Jump Cut seeks original research and review essays that examine the global circuits of surveillance that increasingly mark contemporary social and political life.

13th Annual AAAD Studies Conference, "Roots, Limbs, and Leaves"

updated: 
Tuesday, September 27, 2022 - 1:39pm
African African American and Diaspora Studies Center at James Madison University
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, November 1, 2022

13th Annual African, African American, and Diaspora Studies (AAAD) Interdisciplinary Conference

Hosted by James Madison University, Harrisonburg, VA

February 14-17, 2023

Deadline: November 1, 2022

The African, African American, and Diaspora Studies Center at James Madison University invites proposals for its annual interdisciplinary conference, to be held from Tuesday, February 14 to Friday, February 17, 2023.  The conference brings together scholars and archivists from a wide variety of overlapping and intersecting fields. This year’s theme is “Roots, Limbs, and Leaves.”

The Literature of Plasticity (ACLA 2023 -- March 16-19)

updated: 
Tuesday, September 27, 2022 - 9:56am
American Comparative Literature Association
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, October 30, 2022

Catherine Malabou places her signature concept of “plasticity” within the material encounters between the Kantian, Hegelian, and Derridean threads of the continental philosophical tradition and emerging developments in neuroscience, epigenesis, and political organization. Her recent work has demonstrated the relevance of these encounters to fields as diverse as trauma studies, gender and queer studies, hermeneutics, anarchism, postcolonialism, artificial intelligence, evolution, anthropogenic climate change, sexuality, and affect studies, to name just a few.

REMINDER: Il Parlaggio - new issue January 2023

updated: 
Monday, September 26, 2022 - 10:45am
Edizioni Sinestesie (Italy)
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, December 1, 2022

IL PARLAGGIO

ISSN 2280-6849

 

This section of the academic journal “Sinestesieonline” is open to contributions about theatre and performing arts in all historical ages, forms and variations, in English, Italian and foreign languages. We use double blind peer review.

“Il Parlaggio” is the name created by Gabriele d’Annunzio for the amphitheatre in Vittoriale – a place of empathy, a cradle of emotions, a crossroads of cultures, a connection between antiquity and contemporaneity, an emblem of the “neverending show”.

“(i salute thee”: Receptions and Translations of E. E. Cummings (deadline 10/8/22; Louisville, 2/23-25/23)

updated: 
Sunday, September 25, 2022 - 6:28pm
The E. E. Cummings Society
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 9, 2022

The E. E. Cummings Society and the Society’s journal, Spring, invite abstracts for 20-minute papers for the 50th annual Louisville Conference on Literature and Culture since 1900, February 23-25, 2023, at the University of Louisville (http://www.thelouisvilleconference.com). 

Call for Articles (spring 2023) | STEM and Gender in US Popular Culture

updated: 
Sunday, September 25, 2022 - 3:09pm
REDEN academic journal | American Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, October 15, 2022

Special thematic dossier | STEM in US Popular Culture: Assessing Gender Discourse, Stereotypes and Mainstreaming

Editors: Laura Álvarez Trigo (Universidad de Alcalá) and Erika Tiburcio Moreno (Universidad Complutense de Madrid)

 

Afterlives of the Antisocial

updated: 
Sunday, September 25, 2022 - 1:09am
Postmodern Culture
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, January 31, 2023

For nearly two decades, the “antisocial thesis” has enthralled queer theoretical thought, permeating a variety of debates surrounding relationality, sexuality, gender, race, psychoanalysis, and temporality. Christened by Robert L. Caserio during an infamous 2005 MLA panel, the antisocial thesis, Caserio elaborates, described a “decade of explorations of queer unbelonging” positioned against an intensifying “gay rage for normalizing sociability.” As Robyn Wiegman warns, however, the antisocial thesis “is not ‘a’ thesis.

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