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Political Economy of Contemporary African Popular Culture: Selected Case Studies.

updated: 
Wednesday, September 7, 2022 - 10:23pm
Kealeboga Aiseng
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, October 3, 2022

Call for Chapters

Political Economy of Contemporary African Popular Culture: Selected Case Studies.

Editors:

Dr Kealeboga Aiseng (Rhodes University, School of Journalism and Media Studies) K.aiseng@ru.ac.za )

Dr Israel Fadipe (North West University, Indigenous Language Media in Africa (ILMA) IsraelFadipe77@gmail.com )

Professor Phillip Mpofu (North West University, Indigenous Language Media in Africa (ILMA) Phillip.mpofu@gmail.com )

 

Call for Papers: “Am I Invisible?” -- Voices Society Silences

updated: 
Wednesday, September 7, 2022 - 10:20pm
Survive and Thrive: A Journal for Medical Humanities and Narrative as Medicine
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, November 15, 2022

Call for Papers: “Am I Invisible?” Voices Society Silences  

deadlines for submissions: 

October 15, 2022 (Pre-Submission Ideas, Proposals, and Abstracts Deadline)

November 15, 2022 (Deadline for Drafts) 

contact email: 

SurviveAndThriveHealing@gmail.com 

CFP: 2023 AAAS Verge-sponsored Panels

updated: 
Wednesday, September 7, 2022 - 10:16pm
Global Asias Initiative
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, September 19, 2022

Submission Deadline | September 19, 2022

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We are excited to support the following three panels for possible inclusion at the 2023 AAAS conference:

Virginia Woolf and Ecologies

updated: 
Wednesday, September 7, 2022 - 10:14pm
The 32nd Annual International Conference on Virginia Woolf
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, January 25, 2023

 

32nd Annual International Conference on Virginia Woolf

June 8 – 11, 2023

Florida Gulf Coast University

Fort Myers, FL, USA

 

Ecology (noun): ecol·​o·​gy |  \ i-ˈkä-lə-jēn. 

plural ecologies 

1a: The branch of biology that deals with the relationships between living organisms and their environment. Also: the relationships themselves, esp. those of a specified organism. 

1c: In extended use: the interrelationship between any system and its environment; the product of this. 

Oxford English Dictionary, “ecology n.”

 

Call for Works: Comparative Media Arts Journal Issue 13

updated: 
Wednesday, September 7, 2022 - 10:05pm
Comparative Media Arts Journal
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, October 10, 2022

The Comparative Media Arts Journal is seeking submissions for its 12th issue, entitled Thresholds. The CMAJ is an open-source journal for early-career and graduate-level artists, scholars, and writers. Please read the full call for works and description of submission guidelines here: 

https://www.sfu.ca/cmajournal/issues/issue-thirteen--the-outside.html

 

We look forward to working with you!

Resilient Bodies: Beyond the Margins of Life Writing

updated: 
Wednesday, September 7, 2022 - 10:04pm
Northeast Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 30, 2022

Recent discussions in autobiography studies have increasingly shifted their focus to non-conventional forms of self-expression. In broader terms, life writing, which aims to reveal the self in all of its complexity, has inevitably evolved from a highly conventional genre to an open and ever-expanding practice that connects writing with other modes of representation. Discussions on autobiography have progressively become inclusive of non-literary forms of expression, such as performance, body and endurance art.

Natural-Cultural Relationships or Representations of Animals in Global Anglophone/Postcolonial Novels

updated: 
Wednesday, September 7, 2022 - 10:02pm
2023 NeMLA Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 30, 2022

Postcolonial ecocriticism or environmental theory has been a flourishing field of inquiry over the past two decades. Literary critics have been using this theory to examine the complex relationship between literature, culture, and the environment in diverse global Anglophone or postcolonial novels. With the intensification of globalization in the 1990s, there has been an explosion of local environmental movements in the global south protesting neoliberal capitalist agendas, despite their respective governments’ promises of development, modernity, and progress in order to “catch up” with the West. These local struggles have arisen out of specific socio-historical circumstances and differ vastly from each other.

Human-Plant Entanglement: Thinking with Plants in the Anthropocene

updated: 
Wednesday, September 7, 2022 - 10:02pm
Ratul Nandi
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, October 30, 2022

The human and plant relationship stretches back to the earliest of times, arguably 20,000 years ago when the prehistoric hunter-gatherers had not quite learned to domesticate the wild vegetal species that grew around them. Learning to domesticate the plants for their own use was a decisive moment that changed humans into an agricultural unit and left the promise of a quantum leap in human history. Indeed, for the last twenty millennia, humans and plants have co-evolved in such diverse but intimate ways that the history of one would be unthinkable without the history of the other.

Arc - Extended Call for Book Reviews

updated: 
Wednesday, September 7, 2022 - 9:55pm
Arc: Journal of the School of Religious Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, October 31, 2022

Call for Book Reviews: “Looking Backward – Looking Forward”

The editors of Arc: Journal of the School of Religious Studies are pleased to announce an extended call for book reviews for our forthcoming volume (Vol. 50). As the 50th anniversary of the journal presents a unique opportunity to think both retrospectively and prospectively, Arc is asking for submissions that engage with the theme of looking backward – looking forward.

Revolutionary Violence (Roundtable)

updated: 
Wednesday, September 7, 2022 - 9:54pm
Payal Dahiya / Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 30, 2022

NIAGARA FALLS, NEW YORK
March 23-26, 2023
Location: Niagara Falls Convention Center
Hotel: Sheraton Niagara Falls

The study of violence works on constituting different angles through which violent actions take place, while also focusing on the difference in the morality of actions that are thus committed. Since everybody accepts facts in an interpretational setup, the realities of ground zero are ignored. The act of attaining knowledge, as Michel Foucault says, requires digging. Rather than interpretation there needs to be an understanding of the difference between the representative point of view and representation.

Dissenting Beliefs Edited Collection: Heresy and Heterodoxy in Fantasy

updated: 
Wednesday, September 7, 2022 - 9:52pm
Centre for Fantasy and the Fantastic
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, October 3, 2022

Religious fantasy, for a great many readers, is synonymous with Christian fantasy; more specifically, it is understood as literature overtly reproducing biblical narratives within a fantasy world, such as C. S. Lewis’ The Chronicles of Narnia. Concurrently, fantasy texts engaging with theology through non-allegorical means that challenge mainstream Christian doctrine are all too often dismissed as disingenuous, offensive or deliberately antagonistic. While this is sometimes the case, such a narrow view of religious fantasy excludes all but the least innovative texts from the genre and leaves little room for authors of other faiths.

When Resilience Isn't Enough: Justice for Domestic and Sexual Violence Survivors

updated: 
Wednesday, September 7, 2022 - 9:51pm
North East Modern Language Association (NEMLA) 2023
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, September 28, 2022

 

Please consider submitting an abstract to my panel for the NEMLA 2023 conference which will be held March 23-26th 2023 at the Niagara Falls Convention Center. This session, "When Resilience Isn't Enough: Justice for Domestic and Sexual Violence Survivors" invites papers across different methodologies or methods of inquiry that address literary or media representations of sexual and domestic violence and/or global rape culture.

NEMLA 2023 Panel:Ukraine and Hannah Arendt: Framing the Discourse of Refugees, Race, Religion and Culture

updated: 
Wednesday, September 7, 2022 - 9:51pm
Robert Berger/ Binghamton University
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 30, 2022

This panel seeks to examine the discourse of the refugee crisis originating from Russia’s invasion of Ukraine in 2022 in connection with other recent refugee crises. While international news coverage and the humanitarian response has been extraordinary during the events of the war, this same response throws into stark relief Western nations’ lack of action and support for the refugees of Syria, Central America and Palestine.

NeMLA 2023 - CFP “Representations of Food in Italian and Italian-American Literature and Cinema (Roundtable)”

updated: 
Wednesday, September 7, 2022 - 9:49pm
Irene Hatzopoulos & Valentina Morello
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 30, 2022

Please consider submitting a proposal to the NeMLA 2023 Roundtable “Representations of Food in Italian and Italian-American Literature and Cinema”. Grazie! 

 

Irene e Valentina 

 

NeMLA 2023 - CFP   

 “Representations of Food in Italian and Italian-American Literature and Cinema (Roundtable)” 

NeMLA 2023 Russian-American Fiction panel

updated: 
Wednesday, September 7, 2022 - 9:49pm
Northeast Modern Languages Association
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 30, 2022

The 2023 NeMLA convention (March 23-26, Niagara Falls, New York) will include NINE panels on Slavic topics. This CFP pertains to the panel on contemporary Russian-American fiction. ALL PAPER PROPOSALS MUST BE SUBMITTED VIA NeMLA’s ONLINE PORTAL: https://cfplist.com/nemla/Home/CFP. The panel abstract is pasted below.

 

NeMLA 2023 - CFP “Resiliency in the Face of Trauma”

updated: 
Wednesday, September 7, 2022 - 9:49pm
Valentina Morello & Irene Hatzopoulos
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 30, 2022

Please consider submitting a proposal to the NeMLA 2023 Panel “Resiliency in the Face of Trauma”. Grazie!

Valentina e Irene

NeMLA 2023 - CFP  

 “Resiliency in the Face of Trauma”

The concept of trauma is largely understood as the impact of disruptive experiences on one’s sense of self, one’s environment, one’s external reality. In this panel, we would like to further investigate the aftermath of trauma and the resiliency of both physical and human nature in the face of destructive events as represented in contemporary Italian literature and cinema.

If A Lion Could Talk…: Knowing Animals, Knowing Ourselves

updated: 
Wednesday, September 7, 2022 - 9:48pm
Brandeis University
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, January 10, 2023

If A Lion Could Talk…: Knowing Animals, Knowing Ourselves

The 16th annual Brandeis Graduate Student Conference—“If A Lion Could Talk…: Knowing Animals, Knowing Ourselves”—will be held March 31, 2023.

Taking Action: Interrogating Race, Space, and Place for Social Change

updated: 
Wednesday, September 7, 2022 - 9:47pm
An RSA Graduate Student Symposium at UW-Milwaukee
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, October 1, 2022

The UW-Milwaukee Rhetoric Society of America Chapter is hosting the "Taking Action: Interrogating Race, Space, and Place for Social Change" symposium.

Modernism and Literature: A (Re)consideration

updated: 
Wednesday, September 7, 2022 - 9:46pm
Jeff Birkenstein & Robert Hauhart/Saint Martin's University
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, October 31, 2022

CFP: Modernism and Literature: A (Re)consideration

Proposals due October 31, 2022

OVERVIEW:

The Poetics of Space

updated: 
Wednesday, September 7, 2022 - 9:46pm
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 30, 2022

The 2023 NeMLA conference will take place on March 23 - 26, 2023 in Niagara Falls, New York. Abstracts can be submitted at the link below.

Abstract

Critical Misanthropy

updated: 
Wednesday, September 7, 2022 - 9:45pm
University of Amsterdam
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, November 1, 2022

Critical Misanthropy Conference

25th, 26th, and 27th January 2023
University of Amsterdam, Netherlands
Organisers: Eva Meijer and Emelia Quinn

ASLE + AESS 2023: Reclaiming the Commons

updated: 
Wednesday, September 7, 2022 - 9:33pm
Association for the Study of Literature and Environment
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, January 3, 2023

The Association for the Study of Literature and Environment (ASLE) and The Association for Environmental Studies and Sciences (AESS) are excited to announce that they will hold their next conference jointly in Portland, Oregon on July 9-12, 2023 at the Oregon Convention Center.  The theme of the conference will be “Reclaiming the Commons.”  This event will offer opportunities for interdisciplinary collaboration, networking and professional development with a variety of sessions sponsored by both organizations.  Call for proposals from ASLE is below, and will be issued soon from AESS, and registration will open in early 2023.  Details can be found on the respective websites: 

Natural Spaces and Managed Wilderness: Mediation in National and State Parks

updated: 
Wednesday, September 7, 2022 - 7:55pm
Jillian Boger (University of Rhode Island) / Northeastern Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 30, 2022

Panel Session, NeMLA’s 54th Annual Convention in Niagara Falls, March 23-26

 

State and national parks alike often function with the purpose of stewardship over the environment and historical spaces across the country, but their design often may provide instruction on how to read the space. Though the National Park Services states that their conservation of these spaces leaves natural resources “unimpaired,” parks are places which are highly mediated in service of their use to visitors in those spaces; likewise, parks are subject to rhetorics of space and their construction may contain explicit or implicit messaging about how people are supposed to engage with the world around them.

 

Werewolves and Shape Shifters in Lore, Literature and More

updated: 
Wednesday, September 7, 2022 - 3:09pm
Myra Tatum Salcedo/University of Texas Permian Basin
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, September 28, 2022

“Children of the Moon: Werewolves and Shape Shifters in Lore and Literature”

University of Texas Permian Basin’s Fifth-Annual Halloween Conference

The University of Texas Permian Basin (with campuses in both Odessa and Midland), will conduct its Fifth Annual Halloween Conference 10:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Monday, Oct. 31, 2022. The event, to be broadcast live from the main Odessa campus, will also be available virtually to encourage global presentations and viewer participation. This year’s theme is broad. It embraces everything from comics and graphic novels to global folklore tales of either benevolent or evil representations of those figures known as villains or victims (due to having been cursed into their lot).

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