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NeMLA 2023 Roundtable-- Teaching 20th-century African American Women's Writing

updated: 
Thursday, September 29, 2022 - 10:11pm
Clark Barwick, Indiana University, Bloomington
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, October 15, 2022

Northeast Modern Language Association 2023 roundtable: "Teaching 20th-century African American Women's Writing" 

Given the ongoing cultural assault on the history of race in the United States, now is the perfect time to discuss how we teach African American Women’s writing. This roundtable will focus on twentieth-century literature (broadly defined) and invite conversation about approaches for introducing African American Women’s writing to students and for emphasizing its vastness and power to help us understand our past, present, and future.

Roundtable participants will have between 5-10 minutes to introduce a topic, and conversation will follow.

The Untold Story and the Journey of Forgotten Heroines

updated: 
Thursday, September 29, 2022 - 6:27pm
Salsabil Fakkar/Hassan II University, Casablanca/Nemla
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, October 15, 2022

Women have stepped up and took the leadership in many fields and domains. Whether they led missions in space or under water and oceans the world has witnessed many heroines that changed the paradigms linked to the role of Women, the impact and the touch they made.

How these women face the world challenges? How have they proved themselves? How have they challenged the status co? and what comes next?

This roundtable seeks to not only answer but to put a reflection forward on Astronauts and Women in the Maritime fields and their contribution in creating a new universe more open, free and tolerant towards others differences.

Discussion topics may include but not limited to:

- Women, space and science fiction

Representations and Visions of the Future in Modernist Literature

updated: 
Thursday, September 29, 2022 - 5:22pm
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA) - 54th Annual Convention
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, October 15, 2022

Several examples of literature produced from the late Victorian age narrate great concerns about the future and the destiny of humanity, concerns that would be significantly exacerbated in the twentieth century by the First World War, soon followed by the Second, the unspeakable savagery of Nazis, the nuclear detonations in Hiroshima and Nagasaki and, last but not least, by the terror of a nuclear apocalypse during the long Cold War. Modernism appears thus as a cultural movement that, as Vincent Sherry maintains, “works most indicatively within an imaginative concept of time interrupted”, of a time that presents itself basically as provisional and utterly deprived of a future.

The Latchkey: A Journal of New Woman Studies

updated: 
Wednesday, September 28, 2022 - 2:28pm
The Latchkey: A Journal of New Woman Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, December 31, 2022

The Latchkey is a peer-reviewed, open-access online journal devoted to the concept of the New Woman, covering the lives and writings of New Women authors and figures, the representation of the New Woman in literature, culture, art, and society, proto-feminism and early feminist journalism. 

CFP 2nd International Conference on Rhythm and Art (Buenos Aires, 11-12 May 2023)

updated: 
Wednesday, September 28, 2022 - 12:45pm
NOVA University of Lisbon (Portugal), National University of Arts (Argentina), National University of the Center of the Province of Buenos Aires (Argentina), General Direction of Artistic Education in Ministry of Culture - CA Buenos Aires (Argentina)
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, November 15, 2022

Presentation of papers according to thematic axes. We invite researchers and artists interested in reflecting on the encounters and disagreements between rhythm and art, in the following guidelines:

Severed Limbs and Monstrous Appetites: (Re)Defining Fairy-Tale Horror from the Seventeenth Century to the Present

updated: 
Wednesday, September 28, 2022 - 11:29am
Alessandro Cabiati / Literature journal
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, November 30, 2022

Severed Limbs and Monstrous Appetites: (Re)Defining Fairy-Tale Horror from the Seventeenth Century to the Present 

A Special Issue of Literature (ISSN 2410-9789)

This Special Issue of Literature invites proposals for essays that investigate the subject of ‘fairy-tale horror’ in its various forms and iterations, from its educational function as a vehicle of rightful punishment in traditional fairy tales to the contemporary questioning of the boundaries between the genres of fairy tale and horror, in literature as well as in other media. 

Please read the full Call for Papers and Manuscript Submission Information.

Energy Humanities and the Eighteenth Century

updated: 
Wednesday, September 28, 2022 - 10:51am
ASECS: American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, October 3, 2022

It is common for studies in the Energy Humanities to identify the “late eighteenth century” as a backstory to the cultures, industries, and sciences of coal that emerged in the nineteenth century. This panel is interested in questioning that periodization with more complex genealogies or alternate imaginaries of energy throughout the eighteenth century.

Archival Work in American Literature

updated: 
Wednesday, September 28, 2022 - 10:46am
RALS (Penn State)
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, October 31, 2022

Resources for American Literary Study, a journal of archival and bibliographical scholarship in American literature, invites submissions for our upcoming issues. Covering all periods of American literature, RALS welcomes both traditional and digital approaches to archival and bibliographical analysis. 

Founded in 1971, RALS remains the only major scholarly periodical of its kind. Each issue includes, in addition to archival and bibliographical research, related book reviews and a unique “Prospects” essay that identifies new directions in the study of major authors. Our editorial board consists of leading scholars from an array of fields and subfields in American literary study.

CFP Volume 7 JJADH

updated: 
Wednesday, September 28, 2022 - 9:47am
The Journal of the Japanese Association for Digital Humanties
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, February 1, 2023

The Journal of the Japanese Association for Digital Humanities (in English) is now inviting submissions for Volume 7 of the journal to be issued in October 2023.  The JJADH is a peer-review and open-access journal, online at:https://www.jstage.jst.go.jp/browse/jjadh/5/0/_contents/-char/en To submit your paper, please access the online submission system at:https://journals.jadh.org/index.php/jjadh/about/submissions First please register with the journal by clicking the "register" link.

[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:

"Contesting Authenticity in Literature, 1200-1700" 2023 Conference

updated: 
Tuesday, September 27, 2022 - 1:50pm
Rebecca Menmuir / Institute of English Studies (IES) London
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, November 11, 2022

“CONTESTING AUTHENTICITY IN LITERATURE, 1200-1700”

30-31 March 2023 / Senate House, University of London

Event details and further information can be found at <https://ies.sas.ac.uk/events/contesting-authenticity-literature-1200-1700>. Papers will be given in-person, and attendance will be hybrid.

This two-day conference will explore the concept of “contesting authenticity” in later medieval and early modern literature, including both the production and ongoing reception of texts of contested authenticity. Proposals are welcome which consider literature in any
language, including translations.

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.

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