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CFP: Journal of American Studies of Turkey (JAST), Spring 2024 General Issue

updated: 
Thursday, February 29, 2024 - 4:30am
Journal of American Studies of Turkey
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, March 10, 2024

An international biannual print and online 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 the United States. 

2024 ASAT Conference CFP (Deadline Extended-May 6, 2024): Re* Imaginings and Visions of America

updated: 
Thursday, February 29, 2024 - 4:28am
American Studies Association of Turkey
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, May 6, 2024

                                                                    Re*  Imaginings and Visions of America American Studies Association of Turkey (ASAT)42nd International American Studies Conference Hosted by: Yaşar UniversityDepartment of English Language and LiteratureIzmir, TurkeyOctober 23-25, 2024 The devastating earthquake that hit the southeastern cities of Turkey and affected tens of thousands of people brought us together, not only in sharing the trauma but also in the hope of re-constructing new lives, re-evaluating priorities, and re-imagining a new, less destructive future.

“Arabian Knights”: Rethinking the Oriental Gothic (PAMLA 2024 Special Session)

updated: 
Wednesday, February 28, 2024 - 11:41pm
PAMLA
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, April 30, 2024

Deadline for abstracts: Tuesday, April 30, 2024

Conference Date(s): Thursday-Sunday, November 6-10, 2024 

Conference Location: Palm Springs, California

Format: In Person (no virtual option available!!) 

Submit abstracts via: https://pamla.ballastacademic.com 

Contact for Inquiries: Noah Gallego @noahrgallego@gmail.com, cc: Rachel Birke @ rbirk001@g.ucla.edu 

 

Critical Plant Studies Book Series

updated: 
Wednesday, February 28, 2024 - 9:57am
Lexington Books, an imprint of Rowman & Littlefield
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 15, 2024

Critical Plant Studies, a book series published by Lexington Books, an imprint of Rowman & Littlefield, calls us to re-examine in fundamental ways our understanding of and engagement with plants, drawing on diverse disciplinary perspectives. A sampling of topics appropriate for this series includes but is not limited to:
• Representations of plants in literature, art, film, and popular culture
• Relationships between humans and plants
• Boundaries and distinctions between plants and animals
• Plants and the environmental crisis

Ecocritical Theory and Practice Book Series

updated: 
Wednesday, February 28, 2024 - 9:57am
Lexington Books, an imprint of Rowman & Littlefield
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 15, 2024

Ecocritical Theory and Practice, a book series published by Lexington Books, an imprint of Rowman & Littlefield, is seeking proposals at the interface of literary/cultural studies and the environment. Learn more about the 90+ books already published in the series on the publisher’s website: https://rowman.com/Action/SERIES/_/ETAP/Ecocritical-Theory-and-Practice

Environment and Society Book Series

updated: 
Wednesday, February 28, 2024 - 9:57am
Lexington Books, an imprint of Rowman & Littlefield
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 15, 2024

Environment and Society, a book series published by Lexington Books, an imprint of Rowman & Littlefield, is seeking proposals covering a broad range of topics in environmental studies from the perspectives of the social sciences and humanities. Learn more about the 30 books already in the series on the publisher’s website: https://rowman.com/Action/SERIES/_/LEXES

Apocalyptic Ageing: Representations of Old Age at the End of the World (As we know it) in Literature and Popular Culture

updated: 
Wednesday, February 28, 2024 - 9:17am
Katarzyna Bronk-Bacon and Simon Bacon
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, August 31, 2024

P.D. James' runaways from the Children of men, who wish to protect the last-first-baby conceived and born in an infertile world heading towards an apocalypse, tap into many contemporary anxieties of modern states about the (non)symbiotic ageing of the Earth, its resources and its inhabitants. The idea and the motif of the world coming to an end continues to haunt literary and cinematic minds with the entropic dreams of progressive conclusions or one brutal terminus. What happens to the institutions, idea(l)s and values of the past in a reality that requires total redefinitions of the world and the humankind itself. And, most importantly for this prospective publication, who is to lead the end or initiate the beginning.

IPCC 2024 (Online) - beyond the public-private in communication

updated: 
Wednesday, February 28, 2024 - 9:17am
Interdisciplinary PhD Communication Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, March 24, 2024

Call for Papers! - beyond the public-private in communication -

Our private moments can instantly become public with just a touch, and the line between what is personal and what is public has become more blurred and constitutive of each other. At Interdisciplinary PhD Communication Conference (IPCC) 2024, we are opening the floor to early career researchers, who are eager to explore these changes. The deadline for submitting the abstracts is the 24th of March 2024 (extended deadline). You can send your abstracts or panel proposals to ipcc@bilgi.edu.tr

MLA 2025: “Black Femme Visible Literatures and Histories—Traditions, Lineages, Traces, & Roots”

updated: 
Wednesday, February 28, 2024 - 9:16am
Courtney Murray
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, March 20, 2024

Deborah E. McDowell’s 1993 essay, “In the First Place: Making Frederick Douglass and the Afro-American Narrative Tradition,” issues a call to “start putting an end to beginnings even those that would put woman in the first place” or a “reformulation or refocusing of genealogy as a concept of analysis” (56-7). This roundtable seeks papers that complicate how and in which ways we make visible the roots, sites, and lineages of Black women’s literary and historical production from the eighteenth century forward. Papers can interrogate visibility as a practice or theory of recovery, recentering, and resituating that we also must remain critical of even when establishing “firsts” or origins of Black women’s historical and literary traditions.

Environmental Futures – Advancing Mutual Human-Nature Relationship — World Futures Review Special Issue

updated: 
Wednesday, February 28, 2024 - 9:16am
Dr. Manjana Milkoreit, University of Oslo; Prof. Bethany Wiggin, University of Pennsylvania Allie E.S. Wist, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute; Ludwig Weh, Fraunhofer IMW; Dr. Kasper Kok, Wageningen University
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, April 15, 2024

World Futures Review – Special Issue

Title: Environmental Futures – Advancing Images of Mutual Human-Nature Relationships

 

Guest Editors:

Ludwig Weh

Fraunhofer IMW Center for International Management and Knowledge Economics

ludwig.weh@imw.fraunhofer.de

 

Allie E.S. Wist

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute & New York University

wista@rpi.edu

 

Dr. Kasper Kok

Wageningen University

 

Dr. Manjana Milkoreit

University of Oslo

 

Prof. Bethany Wiggin

University of Pennsylvania

 

Mythcon 53: Fantasies of the Middle Lands

updated: 
Wednesday, February 28, 2024 - 9:16am
Mythopoeic Society
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, May 15, 2024

The idea of “middle-ness” can suggest stability—the center of an object is less likely to break than its edges. It can also suggest the opposite: something in a state of change can be said to be in “the middle”—neither one thing nor another. Mythcon 53, located in the middle of the continental U.S., welcomes papers exploring the concept of “middle-ness” as it is worked out in fantasy, science fiction, and related genres. Paper topics can cover a wide range of possibilities, including but not limited to the following:

MLA 2025 - Brevity in Scholarship: The Short Book

updated: 
Wednesday, February 28, 2024 - 9:15am
Nicole Lobdell
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 22, 2024

MLA 2025, Special Session, "Brevity in Scholarship: The Short Book"

Papers discussing writing or editing of short books and their roles in scholarship. Series might include Object Lesson Series, Re: Verse Series, Oxford’s Very Short Introductions, Stanford Briefs, among others. Send 250-word abstract & bio to lobdelln@nsula.edu.Nicole Lobdell, Northwestern SU of Louisiana.

Is Visibility Still a Trap? Rethinking Visibility in Queer and Trans Studies (MLA 2025 Session)

updated: 
Wednesday, February 28, 2024 - 9:15am
Guy Davidson, U. of Wollongong / Ben Nichols, U. of Manchester
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, March 18, 2024

Dominant queer and trans studies frameworks still tend to see visibility as a ‘trap’. We invite 200-word abstracts for a special session to be proposed for the 2025 MLA convention that will offer a more complex picture, specifying and historicizing the changing meanings of visibility in queer and trans representation. Please send 200-word abstracts and short bio notes to Guy Davidson and Ben Nichols (guy@uow.edu.au, ben.nichols@manchester.ac.uk) by 18th March 2024.

 

Cruelty and Brutalism Today

updated: 
Wednesday, February 28, 2024 - 9:15am
Techno-Humanities Lab, Faculty of "Artes Liberales", University of Warsaw
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, August 31, 2024

Papers and panels are invited for the interdisciplinary conference, “Cruelty and Brutalism Today”, which will take place in Warsaw from 4-5 November 2024. The conference is organized by the Faculty of “Artes Liberales ” at the University of Warsaw (Poland) and is part of the “Technology and Socialization” project.

Dostoevsky and Disability (MLA 2025)

updated: 
Wednesday, February 28, 2024 - 9:15am
International Dostoevsky Society
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, March 18, 2024

This guaranteed panel brings the multitude of disabled characters in Dostoevsky's work -- including those with physical dis/abilities, chronic illnesses, emotional-cognitive differences, or the deaf, blind, or non-verbal -- into conversation with the growing fields of Disability Studies and Critical Medical Humanities within Slavic Studies. In light of the Presidential Theme of Visibility, we urge scholars to go beyond abstraction and metaphor, examining the political positions, socio-economic worldviews, and existential stakes that shaped how disability and the disabled were framed in Dostoevsky's oeuvre.

Indigenous Literatures and Christianity (MLA 2025)

updated: 
Wednesday, February 28, 2024 - 9:14am
Conference on Christianity and Literature
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 8, 2024

The Conference on Christianity and Literature, and allied organization of the Modern Language Association, invites proposals for a guaranteed session at the 2025 MLA convention in New Orleans, 9-12 January 2025. 

We invite papers that explore the relationship between Indigenous literatures and Christianity, the 2021 First Nations Version of the Bible, or other connections between Indigenous literatures and the Bible. 300-word abstract and brief c.v. requested.

Please send proposals and any questions to Cynthia Wallace (cwallace [at] stmcollege.ca) and Chad Schrock (cschrock [at] leeuniversity.edu).

CALL FOR PAPERS: CURRENT ISSUES IN GENDER STUDIES

updated: 
Wednesday, February 28, 2024 - 9:14am
Critical Gender Studies Journal (CGSJ)
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, March 31, 2024

Critical Gender Studies Journal (CGSJ) is an interdisciplinary (also antidisciplinary), transnational and bilingual platform in English and Spanish for all who are interested in exploring how gender and sexuality shape and are shaped by various social, cultural, historical, and political contexts. It also examines the relationships between gender and sexuality and other facets of identity, including nationality, race, class, ethnicity, religion, and disability. It aims to challenge the assumptions and norms that underlie gender and sexual relations and to promote social justice and equality for all people.

Theme: Current Issues in Gender Studies

Dickensian Cultures and Communities (MLA)

updated: 
Wednesday, February 28, 2024 - 9:14am
The Dickens Society
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 22, 2024

Dickens remains one of the most visible Anglophone authors, with his fiction adapted regularly for the stage and screen and frequently taught and discussed by scholars. His hypercanonicity has also inspired more diverse, ephemeral forms of engagement across a range of cultural contexts, from popular visual and material cultures, through to literary tourism and festivals, and on to the practices of collectors and fans in both analogue and online contexts. This session invites contributions that analyse an aspect or aspects of this vast and still relatively underexplored terrain.

Call for Paper for MLA 2025 (non-guaranteed session)

updated: 
Wednesday, February 28, 2024 - 9:13am
Shakeema Funchess
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, March 13, 2024

 

Title: African Language, Literature, and Culture Since 1990: Exploring the Dynamic Role of AAVE

 

Abstract:

16th Annual Louisiana Studies Conference

updated: 
Wednesday, February 28, 2024 - 9:13am
Northwestern State University of Louisiana
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, June 1, 2024

The 16th Annual Louisiana Studies Conference will be held September 14, 2024, at Northwestern State University in Natchitoches, Louisiana. The conference committee is now accepting presentation proposals for the upcoming conference. Presentation proposals on any aspect of the 2024 conference theme “Lyrical Louisiana,” as well as creative texts by, about, and/or for Louisiana and Louisianans, are sought for this year’s conference.

Reimagining the American West (MLA 2025 Special Session)

updated: 
Wednesday, February 28, 2024 - 9:13am
Nate Mickelson, New York University
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, March 25, 2024

How are poets, novelists, filmmakers, and other artists reconfiguring the Western genre? How do 21st century Westerns challenge the genre's enduring exclusions and myths? What do indigenous, queer, feminist, Black, and Asian-American Westerns make visible?

Please send a 200-word proposals and brief bio

Religion, Literature, and Climate (MLA 2025)

updated: 
Tuesday, February 27, 2024 - 1:51pm
MLA Forum: TC Religion and Literature
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 1, 2024

The MLA forum on Religion and Literature invites paper proposals for a panel on religion, literature, and climate. How do ancient and contemporary literary texts both represent and engender climate crisis denialism, climate lament, and climate hope as a function of religious imaginations and literary practice? Submit 250-word abstracts and CVs.

 

 

Indian Migration During The British Empire: A Literary Scrutiny

updated: 
Tuesday, February 27, 2024 - 9:06am
Kochar and Khan
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, March 10, 2024

Note: Springer has shown interest in publishing this book.  We are short of just 3 Chapters - One in Category 3 and two chapters in Category 4

Concept Note:

MLA 2025: Language Change & the Rise of Populism

updated: 
Tuesday, February 27, 2024 - 8:51am
LSL Language Change Forum
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 15, 2024

The MLA Language Change Forum is seeking papers that analyze any aspect of discourse and/or language change related to the rise of populism from any field or methodological approach, whether in the U.S. context or beyond. Please submit a 300-word abstract for consideration. 


 Conference Title: Modern Languages Association Annual Conference

Conference Dates: January 9-12, 2025

Conference Location: New Orleans, LA

Contact Information: Laura Francis, Cornell U (lrf62@cornell.edu)

MLA 2025: The (In)visibility of Minoritized Speakers

updated: 
Tuesday, February 27, 2024 - 8:50am
LSL Language Change Forum
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 15, 2024

The MLA Language Change Forum is seeking papers that document changes in the (in)visibility of minoritized speakers. Topics may include but are not limited to issues of gender, sexuality, race, ethnicity, and marginalized linguistic varieties across fields and pedagogies. Please submit a 300 word abstract for consideration. 


 Conference Title: Modern Languages Association Annual Conference

Conference Dates: January 9-12, 2025

Conference Location: New Orleans, LA

Contact Information: Laura Francis, Cornell U (lrf62@cornell.edu)

Call for Applications for Joining Editorial Board of the Critical Gender Studies Journal

updated: 
Tuesday, February 27, 2024 - 7:42am
AesthetixMS
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, March 7, 2024

Critical Gender Studies Group (CGSG)

CGSG is an international network of scholars, activists, and practitioners committed to advancing new debates and promoting activism in gender studies.  CGSG aims to explore how gender and sexuality shape and are shaped by various social, cultural, historical, and political contexts. It also examines how gender and sexuality intersect with other aspects of identity, such as race, class, ethnicity, religion, disability, and nationality. It seeks to challenge the assumptions and norms that underlie gender and sexual relations and to promote social justice and equality for all people.

Critical Gender Studies Journal

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