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American Literature

updated: 
Wednesday, September 1, 2021 - 2:43pm
Popular Culture Association
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, November 15, 2021

Popular Culture Association Call for Papers: American Literature

The American Literature Area of the Popular Culture Association/American Literature Association invites submissions for our National Conference in Seattle.

Call for Papers

updated: 
Wednesday, September 1, 2021 - 2:43pm
Mmi Journals
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, September 15, 2021

The journal of arts and social sciences has open call for papers. Publication of the August Issue of Volume 4 of the journal is ongoing. 

Important information about the journal can be found in its homepage. Though relatively new, the journal has been publishing scopus 5 articles minimum per year requirement and above since its launch in 2018. Most of the authors are eminent scholars in the disciplines of arts and social science.

ACLA 2022 Panel: Rethinking Diaspora: Travel, Transnationalism, and Self-Writing

updated: 
Wednesday, September 1, 2021 - 2:41pm
ACLA 2022 Panel:
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, October 31, 2021

Rethinking Diaspora: 

Travel, Transnationalism, and Self-Writing 

 

"It may be that writers in my position, exiles, or emigrants or expatriates, are haunted by some sense of loss, some urge to reclaim, to look back, even at the risk of being mutilated into pillars of salt. But if we do look back, we must do in the knowledge - which gives rise to profound uncertainties- that our physical alienation from India almost inevitably means that we will not be capable of reclaiming precisely the thing that was lost, that we will, in short, create fictions, not actual cities or villages, but invisible ones, imaginary homelands, Indias of the mind." 

― Salman Rushdie

Call for Papers (Edited Collection): Teaching with Fairy Tales

updated: 
Wednesday, September 1, 2021 - 2:08pm
Heather Powers
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, October 15, 2021

Call for Papers (Edited Collection): Teaching with Fairy Tales

 

Teaching with Fairy Tales is a collection of essays that discuss the many ways to use fairy tales and folklore in classrooms at all levels. We are soliciting contributions of chapters focusing on classroom uses for fairy tales and/or folklore in any field. While lessons for any level of education are welcome, activities that can be adapted to more than one age group are preferred. 

Essays should be 6,000-8,000 words, MLA format. Priority will be given to submissions that have not been published elsewhere.

This peer-reviewed, edited collection will be published by McFarland (expected publication 2023). 

Upcoming Deadline--Rethinking Modern Irish Identity: Immigration, Citizenship, and Solidarity

updated: 
Wednesday, September 1, 2021 - 12:01pm
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, September 30, 2021

Irish identity has long been approached as anomalous. Ireland itself has been viewed as an anomalous state (Lloyd, Anomalous States). It was England’s first colony, a laboratory for empire, but at the same time contributed to the imperial project elsewhere, making it arguably semicolonial (Attridge and Howe, Semicolonial Joyce). It has been described as a first-world country with a third-world memory (Gibbons, Transformations in Irish Culture). But what defines Irishness now? After the Celtic Tiger, the 2008 banking crisis, and Brexit, how has Irish identity changed? As a result of increasing refugee crises around the world, Ireland is as much marked by immigration as emigration.

Reminder - Historical Fictions Research Network Online Conference (19-20 February 2022)

updated: 
Monday, August 30, 2021 - 10:46am
Historical Fictions Research Network
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, September 1, 2021

Call for Papers
Historical Fictions Research Network Online Conference (19-20 February 2022)

The Historical Fictions Research Network aims to create a place for the discussion of all aspects of the construction of the historical narrative. The focus of the conference is the way we construct history, the narratives and fictions people assemble and how. We welcome both academic and practitioner presentations.

EXTENDED DEADLINE - Poetic Insurrections Romantic Legacies in Modern and Contemporary Film Aesthetics

updated: 
Monday, August 30, 2021 - 9:39am
University of Antwerp
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, September 15, 2021

Two-day international film studies conference organized by the Research Centre for Visual Poetics at the University of Antwerp.

  • When: 20-21 January 2022 
  • Venue: Stadscampus, Prinsstraat 13, Antwerp

Confirmed Keynote Speakers

  • Marco Grosoli (Habib University, Karachi)
  • Richard Suchenski (Bard College, New York)

Call For Papers

CALL FOR PAPERS for New Literaria International e-Conference on Contemporary Trends and Development in Cultural Studies and the Humanities

updated: 
Sunday, August 29, 2021 - 3:19am
New Literaria
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, September 15, 2021

CALL FOR PAPERS AND PANEL PROPOSALS

2nd International e-Conference

“Contemporary Trends and Development in Cultural Studies and the Humanities”

Date: 22nd, 23rd, and 24th October, 2021

To be Organized by

New Literaria- An International Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies in Humanities

In collaboration with

Department of History, Humanities and Society, University of Rome Tor Vergata, Italy & Department of English, Guru Ghasidas Vishwavidyalaya, Bilaspur, India

 

Concept Note

Obscenity! Blasphemy! Treason! An Interdisciplinary Conference on Censorship

updated: 
Saturday, August 28, 2021 - 5:52am
Dr L. Acadia / National Taiwan University
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, September 7, 2021

Obscenity! Blasphemy! Treason!

An Interdisciplinary International Conference on Censorship

 

March 3–4, 2022 at NTU and online

Keynote: Ramona Naddaff (UC Berkeley)

 

53rd NeMLA Convention - Panel: Women's Voices, Women's Lives: Female Identities in Contemporary German Context

updated: 
Friday, August 27, 2021 - 3:39am
Ph.D. Benedetta Bronzini/ Università di Modena e Reggio Emilia
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, September 30, 2021

53rd NeMLA Convention

10-13 March 2022, Baltimore, MD

 

Although there appears to be a notable amount of literature discussing the topic of gender and media, the relation between gender, identity and their transposition in fiction remains a relevant aspect to be analyzed.

The Oxford Empathy Programme's 3rd Biennial Colloquium

updated: 
Thursday, August 26, 2021 - 4:33pm
The Oxford Empathy Programme's 3rd Biennial Colloquium
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, October 1, 2021

The Oxford Empathy Programme is holding its 3 rd biennial colloquium on
November 11/12, 2021. Our keynote speakers include Dinesh Palipana,
Sir Muir Gray, Felicity Bishop, Rachel Winter, and Lidewij Niezink
It will be virtual, and our schedule will be Australasia, Europe, and US
friendly.

If you would like to give a presentation about your work or research on
empathy, please apply to the OxfordEmpathy2021@gmail.com. To
facilitate accurate assessment of your abstract, please
 Include ‘ABSTRACT’ in the subject line of your email.
 In the email or word document, please include:

Southern Ecologies, Southern Capital: The Making and Unmaking of the (Non)Human World (SSSL Panel 2022)****Extended Deadline

updated: 
Wednesday, August 25, 2021 - 2:47pm
The Society for the Study of Southern Literature 2022
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 10, 2021

*Deadline Extended to 9/10*

Panel for The Society for the Study of Southern Literature 2022. 

The conference will take place February 17-20, 2022 in Atlanta, Georgia. This is a hybrid conference with virtual attendance available.

 

Southern Ecologies, Southern Capital: 

The Making and Unmaking of the (Non)Human World

NEMLA 2022- Representations of the Female Body in Pakistani Literature and Film

updated: 
Wednesday, August 25, 2021 - 7:56am
Sameera Abbas
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, September 30, 2021

The mind and body binarism and its correlation with the male and female as opposites has been a subject of debate among academic scholars for some time now. Feminists have challenged such dualism and the related assumptions by offering accounts of the relationship between subjectivity, corporeality and identity. These changes in attitudes towards corporeality have also led to a change in treatments of the female characters in literature who once represented as passive and vulnerable seem to have achieved autonomy and control of their bodies and thus their subjectivity.

Modalities of Premodern Media

updated: 
Tuesday, August 24, 2021 - 6:58pm
The Medieval and Renaissance Graduate Student Association - The Ohio State University
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, September 19, 2021

 

Medieval and Renaissance Graduate Student Association

The Ohio State University 

 

Call For Papers

Modalities of Premodern Media

October 22 & 23, 2021 

Columbus, Ohio

Keynote Speaker: Whitney Trettien, Assistant Professor of English (The University of Pennsylvania) – Delivery Mode: TBD

Teaching Women Travellers of the Eighteenth Century

updated: 
Tuesday, August 24, 2021 - 5:45pm
ABO: Interactive Journal for Women in the Arts, 1640-1830
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, September 7, 2021

ABO's pedagogy series, Concise Collections on Teaching Eighteenth-Century Women, seeks submissions for an article grouping on Teaching Women Travellers in the Eighteenth Century. 

Du Bois's Reconstruction of Language (C19 2022)

updated: 
Tuesday, August 24, 2021 - 10:29am
Thomas W. Howard
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 10, 2021

Writing about the reception of his essay collection The Souls of Black Folk (1904), W. E. B. Du Bois describes the text as a simultaneous mixture of clear messages and irreconcilable ambiguity. “A clear central message it has conveyed to most readers,” he claims, “but around this center there has lain a penumbra of vagueness and half-veiled allusion.” The difficulty, Du Bois suggests, comes from Souls’s attempt to reconstruct affect into language: “to translate the finer feelings of men into words.” Scholars frequently identify these fragments of affect and vagueness as part of Du Bois’s poetic style.

CFP Spring 2022 Issue: Journal of American Studies of Turkey (Deadline: December 31, 2021)

updated: 
Tuesday, August 24, 2021 - 4:57am
American Studies Association of Turkey
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 31, 2021

An international biannual print and on-line publication of the American Studies Association of Turkey, the Journal of American Studies of Turkey operates with a double-blind peer review system and publishes work (in English) on American literature, history, art, music, film, popular culture, institutions, politics, economics, geography and related subjects. The Editorial Board welcomes articles which cross conventional borders between academic disciplines, as well as comparative studies of America and other cultures. The Journal of American Studies of Turkey is indexed in the MLA International Bibliography, TÜBİTAK/ULAKBİM TR Dizin, and the Classificazione ANVUR delle riviste scientifiche (Italy).

American Writers in Paris: Then and Now

updated: 
Monday, August 23, 2021 - 5:19pm
Ferdâ Asya
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, September 30, 2021

I am inviting original essays on the literary works written by American writers, who have lived in Paris from the 1800s to the present, for a book tentatively titled American Writers in Paris: Then and Now.

Although American expatriate literature in Paris is typified by the Lost Generation or the Jazz Age of the 1920s, Americans show a distinct presence in Paris from Jefferson to the Jazz Age and from the Jazz Age to the present. Lifting social repressions, liberating artistic expressions, alleviating psychological ailments, inspiring artistic creations, enriching personal experiences, or enhancing economic standards at different times of history, Paris has turned out to be an alternative abode to live and write for American writers.

CFP: 25th Anniversary Great Writing International Creative Writing Conference

updated: 
Sunday, August 22, 2021 - 10:03pm
Great Writing International Creative Writing Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, November 7, 2021

Great Writing International Creative Writing Conference
25th Anniversary Conference

Saturday July 9 – Sunday July 10, 2022
- Virtual -

Proposals are invited for presentations at the 25th Anniversary Great Writing International Creative Writing Conference, to be held Saturday July 9 – Sunday July 10, 2022.

Great Writing 2022 will be virtual and presenters from around the world will be scheduled throughout both Saturday and Sunday – this format was used in 2021 and is being expanded for this wonderful 25th Anniversary Year.

The conference will be free and conducted on Zoom.

PANDEMIC!: COVID-19 and Literary Studies

updated: 
Sunday, August 22, 2021 - 10:03pm
English Language Notes
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, October 1, 2021

Call for papers for Special Issue of English Language Notes

Pandemic!:  COVID-19 and Literary Studies

61.1 (April 2023)

Jason Gladstone, Nan Goodman, Karim Mattar, co-editors

University of Colorado Boulder

 

 

Literary Geographies: Space, Place, and Environments

updated: 
Sunday, August 22, 2021 - 10:03pm
Conference on Christianity & Literature, April 7-9, 2022 (Biola University, La Mirada, CA)
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, November 15, 2021

Literary Geographies: Space, Place, and Environments

Biola University

La Mirada, CA

April 7–9, 2022

 

“All theology is rooted in geography.”

—Eugene H. Peterson, Under the Unpredictable Plant: an Exploration in Vocational Holiness

 

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