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Inside No. 9: Affect, Form, Genre (edited collection)

updated: 
Monday, July 22, 2024 - 5:21pm
Dr. Benjamin Broadribb
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, September 9, 2024

‘Half-hour nothings, every fourth one a dud.’ That’s how Steve Pemberton, playing a fictionalised version of himself, describes Inside No. 9 (IN9)to Reece Shearsmith (also playing himself) in ‘Plodding On’, the closing episode of the ninth series of the BBC anthology series.

Reinventing The Witch: Witchcraft and Sorcery in 21st Century Fiction and Film

updated: 
Monday, July 22, 2024 - 12:43pm
Nazan Yıldız Çiçekçi and Cenk Tan
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, April 1, 2025

CALL FOR BOOK CHAPTERS

Reinventing The Witch: Witchcraft and Sorcery in 21st Century Fiction and Film

 “Under Strong Interest” by McFarland’s "Critical Explorations in Science Fiction and Fantasy" series

Editors’ Introduction

Messengers from the Stars: On Science Fiction and Fantasy No. 8, 2025

updated: 
Monday, July 22, 2024 - 12:34pm
Messengers from the Stars
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, February 3, 2025

Messengers from the Stars is an international, peer-reviewed, open-access journal, offering academic articles, reviews, and providing an outlet for a wide range of creative work inspired by Science fiction and Fantasy. The 2025 issue will be dedicated to the following theme:

‘Getting Medieval’: Fantasy and the Middle Ages

Call for Papers (Open, Non-Thematic Issue)

updated: 
Monday, July 22, 2024 - 12:34pm
[sic] – a journal of literature, culture and literary translation, University of Zadar
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, September 15, 2024

[sic] – a journal of literature, culture and literary translation invites submissions for the upcoming 31st issue. We accept:

 

  • original research papers: 5,000 to 7,000 words including references and footnotes
  • reviews: up to 2,000 words
  • translations of literary texts: 5,000 to 7,000 words

 

CALL FOR PAPERS Vol 05 Issue 01/January 2025

updated: 
Monday, July 22, 2024 - 12:34pm
Journal of Languages & Translation
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, July 30, 2024

About the Journal:

The Journal of Languages & Translation is a distinguished, peer-reviewed, open-access, and biannual journal committed to publishing high quality and original research in English, Arabic, French, and Spanish. Covering the latest developments in linguistics, Didactics, and translation. The journal serves as a platform for scholarly exploration and advancement.

 

Publication Opportunity:

The Apollonian: A Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies, Volume 1, Issue 2

updated: 
Monday, July 22, 2024 - 12:32pm
The Apollonian: A Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, August 31, 2024

Call for Papers

Volume 1, Issue 2

[The Apollonian is an open-access, peer-reviewed journal that is published bi-annually.]

The Apollonian: A Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies seeks submissions for its sophomore issue (since its revival). The journal welcomes Academic Essays (within 5000 words), Short Essays (within 1500 words) and Book Reviews (within 2000 words). For the forthcoming issue, the submissions can be interdisciplinary, but must fall within the broader definition of humanities (and this also includes areas such as STEM and medical humanities, new media, visual cultures etc).

Book Reviews: 

ReFocus: The Films of Fred Zinnemann

updated: 
Monday, July 22, 2024 - 12:32pm
John M. Price, PhD
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, October 20, 2024

Call for Papers 

ReFocus: The Films of Fred Zinnemann 

“Something that concerns me very much is human dignity…or the lack of it.” – F.Z.

Cusp Special Cluster on “Cosmopolitanism on the Cusp”

updated: 
Monday, July 22, 2024 - 12:32pm
Cusp: Late 19th-/Early 20th-Century Cultures
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, August 31, 2024

Virginia Woolf famously announced her cosmopolitan aspirations as a rejection of exclusionary patriarchal patriotism by declaring in Three Guineas (1938), “as a woman, I have no country. As a woman I want no country. As a woman my country is the whole world” (TG 229). In this statement Woolf echoed the classical etymology of cosmopolitanism coined by the Cynic Diogenes, according to whom a cosmopolitan is defined as “a citizen of the world” (Martha Nussbaum, Cosmopolitan Tradition 1–2). But how does the classical philosophical notion of cosmopolitanism evolve in late-Victorian and modernist literature in the context of colonialism, capitalism, industrialism, and ever-increasing transnational mobility during the period?

SCMS 2025 Panel CFP: Emotional Horror

updated: 
Monday, July 22, 2024 - 12:32pm
Society for Cinema and Media Studies (SCMS) Chicago April 3-6, 2025
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, August 15, 2024

In her seminal essay on body genres, Linda Williams characterizes embodied responses to film genres, citing shudders and screams as the products of horror and tears as the product of melodrama. Yet a great deal of horror scholarship has investigated the intimate allegorical relations between horror’s monsters and marginalized subject positions, as in canonical works such as Monsters in the Closet (Harry M. Benshoff) and Horror Noire (Robin R. Means Coleman). Studies have further explored how horror media function cathartically as relatively safe encounters with terror for those experiencing cultural prejudice, as seen in Isabel Cristina Pinedo’s Recreational Terror and Heather Petrocelli’s Queer for Fear.

Queer(ing) Medieval Art: New Horizons

updated: 
Monday, July 22, 2024 - 12:31pm
Christopher T. Richards
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, September 15, 2024

How does medieval art define queerness and transness, and how do gendered performances of bodies and images shape one another? How do medieval sexualities and genders, fluid and porous, explicate and trouble modern ones? We invite papers that explore queer methodologies and medieval art, including visual cultures of animals, the humoral body, and the non-human. After the success of 2024’s Queer(ing) Medieval Art panels, this new panel seeks to expand our scope: we especially encourage papers examining secular, Jewish, or Islamic perspectives, architecture, non-elite archives, and/or queer intersections with race, religion, and ethnicity as visual/material expressions.

Monsters with Minds of their Own: Evil Non-human and Hybrid intelligences in Literatures and Creative Media

updated: 
Monday, July 22, 2024 - 12:31pm
University of Gafsa
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, January 1, 2025

Although in many cultures, there are references to cunning monsters and evil creatures who lure, outwit, tempt, seduce or even invade the minds of humans, the representation of predatory non-human and hybrid intelligences has not been sufficiently studied. the attitude to intelligence remains ambivalent. It is a concept that has only recently started to be decolonized. It was used to discriminate against groups and individuals. It has been standardized and “de-standardized” as power structures and cultural paradigms shifted. It is still a very problematic concept. 

ReFocus: The Cinema of Dariush Mehrjui

updated: 
Monday, July 22, 2024 - 12:30pm
ReFocus
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, October 31, 2024

ReFocus: The International Directors Series, published by Edinburgh University Press invites scholars, researchers, and practitioners to submit papers for a title dedicated to the influential works of Dariush Mehrjui (1939-2023), a seminal figure in Iranian cinema. Known for his profound impact on the New Wave of Iranian cinema, Mehrjui’s films blend social commentary, philosophical inquiry, and aesthetic innovation. This title aims to explore the multifaceted dimensions of Mehrjui’s oeuvre, examining his contributions to film art and his role in shaping Iranian and global cinema.

Topics of Interest

Nationalisms: Languages and Identities - Heterogolossia #20 (2024)

updated: 
Monday, July 22, 2024 - 12:29pm
Valerio Massimo De Angelis
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, September 15, 2024

Call for papers “Nationalisms: Languages and Identities”
This issue, edited by Irene Arbusti and Armando Francesconi, aims at exploring critical perspectives on the relationship between identities, nationalisms and territories, including theories, methodologies, practices and tools for understanding this complex interaction. Articles, both theoretical and empirical, may analyse both European and non-European contexts and should adhere to the following themes:
— languages, aesthetics and modes of expression of nationalisms;
— methods of analysis of contemporary nationalism;
— social movements and relations with local identities;
— the role of space, place and belonging in the formation of identities.

CreArte Latino Arts & Humanities Conference

updated: 
Monday, July 22, 2024 - 12:29pm
College of Fine Arts at the University of Texas Rio Grande
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, August 25, 2024

University of Texas-Rio Grande Valley, Brownsville Campus

October 17 10:00 – 4:00 CDT

October 18 10:00 – 4:00 CDT

Hybrid Conference – In Presence and Online

 

CFP SUBMISSIONS DUE AUGUST 25, 2024 by 11:59pm PST

Critical Thinking and the Middle Ages

updated: 
Monday, July 22, 2024 - 12:29pm
Doctor Virtualis. Journal of Medieval Philosophy - University of Milan
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, September 30, 2024

'Doctor Virtualis' 20 - Critical Thinking and the Middle Ages

 

The next issue of DV intends to investigate, in full coherence with the history of the journal and the tradition to which it has always been linked, the relationship between the Middle Ages, understood as an object of enquiry, but also as the subject of significant philosophical paths, and critical thought.

Dickinson and Ecologies

updated: 
Monday, July 22, 2024 - 12:28pm
Emily Dickinson International Society and Wenshan Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, September 30, 2024

The Emily Dickinson International Society, in collaboration with the Wenshan Conference, invites proposals for papers and panels at its international conference “Dickinson and Ecologies,” scheduled to take place at the Department of English, College of Foreign Languages & Literature, National Chengchi University, Taipei, Taiwan, from Thursday, June 19 to Sunday, June 22, 2025.

Televisual Dissidence in an Era of Information Warfare: Separatism, Terrorism and the Screen Media in Africa

updated: 
Monday, July 22, 2024 - 12:28pm
Floribert Patrick C. Endong
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, November 15, 2024

Televisual Dissidence in an Era of Information Warfare: Separatism, Terrorism and the Screen Media in Africa

Editors: Dr. Floribert Patrick C. Endong, University of Dschang, Cameroon 

               Dr. Augustus Onchari Nyakundi, Chuka University, Kenya

 

Concept Notes

Call for applications: International and Interdisciplinary Spring School Human Differentiation: Understanding the Cultural Making of Human Categories

updated: 
Monday, July 22, 2024 - 12:27pm
SFB 1482 Human Differentiatioin
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, October 1, 2024

April 2–10, 2025

Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz, Germany

Deadline for applications: October 1, 2024

 

With keynote lectures, workshops, and readings by

Mia Bay, Mehita Iqani, Angelika Linke, Anna Ripatti, Mithu Sanyal, Ashley Shew, Anne Schult, Ori Schwarz, and Robin Smith.

 

Focusing on the role of differentiation and its significance for lived experience, the Collaborative Research Center 1482 “Studies in Human Differentiation” [Humandifferenzierung] invites you to apply for a spring school at Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz, Germany in April 2025.

Global Blake Symposium Musical Afterlives

updated: 
Monday, July 22, 2024 - 12:26pm
Global Blake Network
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, July 31, 2024

If Horatio’s famous quote “Ut pictura poiesis” seems incontrovertible when we look at William Blake’s illuminated books, “Ut musica poiesis” could be the next unquestionable truth when one comes across the thousands of musical renderings inspired by Blake’s verses.

Special Issue of Extrapolation: Science Fictional Ecologies in Contemporary Art

updated: 
Monday, July 22, 2024 - 12:26pm
Extrapolation, Liverpool University Press
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, November 1, 2024

Special issue of Extrapolation (https://www.liverpooluniversitypress.co.uk/journal/extr)

 Call for Proposals: “Science Fictional Ecologies in Contemporary Art”

 

Due November 1, 2024

Please send abstracts and inquiries to both guest editors:

Guest Editors:

Emiliano Guaraldo, University of St. Gallen, Switzerland: emiliano.guaraldo@unisg.ch

Alison Sperling, Florida State University, USA: asperling@fsu.edu

 

Bodies in (R)Evolution: Labor, Embodiment, and Resistance

updated: 
Monday, July 22, 2024 - 12:25pm
NEMLA 2024-2025
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, September 30, 2024

The covid-19 pandemic not only sparked conversations on the gendered division of household chores and care but also brought to light the paradox of the “essential-worker.” Despite being deemed “essential” to society, these workers-often women, immigrants, and people of color were paid low wages and treated as expendable. However, amidst these challenges, the pandemic also catalyzed the expansion of alternative labor forms and care networks, beyond capitalist economies and social relations.

American Afterlives

updated: 
Monday, July 22, 2024 - 12:25pm
Louisville Conference on Literature and Culture
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, September 15, 2024

 

Please consider submitting a proposal for our third edition of “American Afterlives” @ the 52nd annual Louisville Conference on Literature and Culture, February 17-18, 2025 (virtual) and February 20-22, 2025 (in person).

The LCLC seeks submissions for “American Afterlives,” a dedicated panel stream that crosses the pre-1900/post-1900 divide. Presentations will focus on ways of rethinking the chronologies by which we structure stories and studies about American literature and culture. Previous panels and papers have focused on aesthetic experiments and traditions, remediations of early American texts, speculative and historical fiction, cultural histories of technology, and more.

Academia on Screen: The World of Higher Education in Film and TV Series Across Cultures

updated: 
Monday, July 22, 2024 - 12:24pm
University of Passau
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, November 4, 2024

Academia on Screen: The World of Higher Education in Film and TV Series Across Cultures (March 20 & 21, 2025)

This conference aims to explore the multifaceted portrayals of academia and academics in films and TV series, in both fictional and documentary modes, across diverse cultural contexts. These multimodal media not only capture societal perspectives and moods but also play a pivotal role in shaping public perceptions. They can serve as catalysts for reflection on academic practice and societal discourse, fostering a deeper understanding of cultural imprints and trends, highlighting differences and similarities across cultures, raising critical awareness, challenging stereotypes, and promoting inclusivity.

Adapting to AI: Integrating Artificial Intelligence in the Composition Classroom

updated: 
Monday, July 22, 2024 - 12:24pm
South Atlantic Modern Language Association (SAMLA)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, August 30, 2024

It has been two years since AI was introduced into daily life, and it has been applied in academia, pedagogy, classrooms, and beyond. As we discover both the potential benefits and harms of AI, we are also recovering from the initial panic, uncertainty, or excitement. We are beginning to recognize that it will lead to an "inevitable" integrated fusion of human and machine intelligence (Kurzweil), and we are entering a phase of adaptation. We have seen a range of AI use guides, policies, and reflections. However, compared to the initial reaction, we cannot ignore where we will or want to go with AI in the composition classroom. As AI continues to evolve, how do we recreate our classrooms in light of this new technology?

Illness and Dis/ability in Southern Women’s Literature

updated: 
Monday, July 22, 2024 - 12:23pm
Alison Bertolini
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, July 16, 2024

Proposed submissions are requested for an edited collection of chapters, tentatively titled Illness and Dis/ability in Southern Women’s Literature.

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