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The Body and the Human

updated: 
Wednesday, July 6, 2022 - 8:47am
Southeastern Medieval Association
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, July 22, 2022

**Please note the updated deadline for submissions***

In his Timaeus, Plato hypothesizes that human beings participate in the same world-soul that animates the cosmos, a microcosm of the wider macrocosm. This analogy proved stimulating for the inhabitants of the Middle Ages and inspired them to explore the connections between the body and the wider universe, as well as the relationship between bodies. This conference likewise encourages scholars across the fields of medieval studies to examine the body, the human, and the spaces in-between.

Call for Papers - English language and communication classes in higher education: Designs, Methods, Challenges, Evaluations and Outcomes

updated: 
Wednesday, July 6, 2022 - 2:36am
Rosmawati (Singapore Institute of Technology) and Marjolijn Verspoor (University of Groningen)
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, September 12, 2022

Dear colleagues,

We are delighted to invite you to contribute a chapter to an upcoming edited volume on English writing programs, such as academic writing courses, communication skills courses, critical thinking and communication courses, English composition courses, writing in the discipline (WiD), writing across the curriculum (WAC), etc. A commissioning editor at Routledge, Katie Peace, has expressed great interest in this volume.

English Language and Communication Classes in Higher Education:

 Designs, Methods, Challenges, Evaluations and Outcomes

 

Spaces/Places of Growing Up: Mapping the Geographies of Childhood

updated: 
Wednesday, July 6, 2022 - 1:32am
Department of English, Ramakrishna Sarada Mission Vivekananda Vidyabhavan
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, July 30, 2022

Spaces/Places of Growing Up:

Mapping the Geographies of Childhood

 

International Phygital Conference organized by

The Department of English,

Ramakrishna Sarada Mission Vivekananda Vidyabhavan, Kolkata.

In collaboration with

The Critical Childhoods and Youth Studies Collective 

15th and 16th September 2022

 

Ethics of Life reconsidered--Deadline Extended to July 31st

updated: 
Tuesday, July 5, 2022 - 12:44pm
ELLAK (English Language and Literature Association of Korea)
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, July 31, 2022

The English Language and Literature Association of Korea (ELLAK) presents its annual conference to be held virtually from Thursday, December 15 to Saturday, December 17, 2022.

 

Liminal Berlin: Chaos and Chance in the Changing Republic

updated: 
Tuesday, July 5, 2022 - 12:43pm
SAMLA
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, July 29, 2022

For SAMLA 94 (Friday, November 11 to Sunday, November 13, 2022; Hyatt Regency Jacksonville Riverfront | Jacksonville, FL). (12-15min papers)

Radical changes have been felt nowhere as intensely as in Berlin throughout the long twentieth century: shifting from Weimar liberties to Nazi oppression, and from Cold War fragmentation to an unsteady reunification in 1990 and after, Berlin has often transformed into a space in flux focalizing emergence. Many texts like to channel Berlin's role as a precarious playground of transgressive unsettlement.

Theatre History Studies Volume 43 Call for Papers

updated: 
Tuesday, July 5, 2022 - 12:43pm
Jocelyn L. Buckner/Theatre History Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 1, 2023

Dear colleagues,  Please consider submitting your work to Theatre History Studies.

Call for Papers - Media, Culture, and Society: The Inaugural International Academic Conference of UP Education (Australia and New Zealand)

updated: 
Tuesday, July 5, 2022 - 12:42pm
Dr. Kathryn A. Hardy Bernal, Head of Research & Postgraduate Studies, Yoobee College of Creative Innovation, New Zealand
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 30, 2022

UP Education Inaugural International Academic Conference

Yoobee College of Creative Innovation

Auckland City Campus, Auckland, New Zealand

14 – 16 December 2022

HJEAS Books, New Series - call for proposals

updated: 
Tuesday, July 5, 2022 - 12:42pm
Hungarian Journal of English and American Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, December 31, 2022

The Hungarian Journal of English and American Studies, Debrecen University Press, and The Institute of English and American Studies at the University of Debrecen, Hungary announce a New Series of Peer Reviewed, Open Access scholarly books by HJEAS Books published by the Debrecen University Press in English.

The series debuted on 21 June 2022 with It’s Time: A Mosaic Reflecting What Living in Time Is Like by Donald E. Morse, Oakland University, USA and University of Debrecen.

Gender Performance on the Elizabethan Stage and Beyond: Radicality or Run-of-the-mill?

updated: 
Tuesday, July 5, 2022 - 12:41pm
Université de Poitiers
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, October 15, 2022

Gender Performance on the Elizabethan Stage and Beyond: Radicality or Run-of-the-mill?

 

Université de Poitiers
U.F.R Sciences Humaines et Arts

U.F.R Lettres et Langues

MAPP & CESCM

Co-organisers: Oliver NORMAN & Louis ANDRE

“Viola. I am all the daughters of my father’s house, / And all the brothers too”
(Twelfth Night, Or What You Will, II.4.120–21)

 

VERGE-sponsored Panels at the 2023 AAS and AAAS Conferences

updated: 
Tuesday, July 5, 2022 - 12:41pm
Verge: Studies in Global Asias
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, July 11, 2022

Verge will be sponsoring Global Asias panels and roundtables at the upcoming AAS and AAAS conferences. Our goal is to help generate and support work that straddles or otherwise navigates the differences and overlaps between Asian Studies, Asian American Studies, and Asian Diaspora Studies as intellectual formations and interdisciplines.

14th Annual Louisiana Studies Conference

updated: 
Tuesday, July 5, 2022 - 11:21am
Northwestern State University of Louisiana
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, July 31, 2022

The 14th Annual Louisiana Studies Conference will be held September 16-17, 2022, 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 2022 conference theme “Supernatural Louisiana,” as well as creative texts by, about, and/or for Louisiana and Louisianans, are sought for this year’s conference.

NOT I: 50th ANNYVERSARY

updated: 
Tuesday, July 5, 2022 - 11:17am
Assumption University
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, July 31, 2022

Celebrate the 50th anniversary of Samuel Beckett's "Not I" this November! Join us for a three-day event to discuss Beckett's short play and meet renowned Beckett scholar S. E. Gontarski, who will be the special guest.

The deadline for abstracts has been extended to July 31, 2022. Papers may focus on "Not I" or any theme in Beckett's work. We encourage graduate students and independent scholars to send their work. Please submit your 250-word proposal to noti50th@gmail.com. All panels will be plenary and presenters will have 15-20 minutes to speak.

Femspec - Special Issue on Black Mirror

updated: 
Tuesday, July 5, 2022 - 11:05am
Femspec
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 1, 2023

Femspec special issue: A Feminist Black Mirror? Rethinking Gender and/or Sexuality in the Digital Age through Charlie Brooker’s Dystopia

Call for Contributions (critical essays and creative writing)

Editor: Miguel Sebastián-Martín (Universidad de Salamanca, Spain)

 

Birthing the Future: Eighteenth-Century Midwifery and Obstetrics

updated: 
Tuesday, July 5, 2022 - 11:05am
16th International Congress for 18th-Century Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, August 15, 2022

Birthing the Future: Eighteenth-Century Midwifery and Obstetrics

We invite submissions on long 18th-century midwifery and obstetrics studies to be presented as a panel at the 16th International Congress for 18th-Century Studies, July 3-7, 2023 in Rome (ISECS 2023). Investigations can include, but are not limited to:

  • understandings of pregnancy, labor, and postpartum processes and practices;

  • analyses of textual and visual rhetoric in midwifery manuals and obstetrics works;

  • readings of material artifacts (e.g., medical instruments, birthing spaces, pharmaceutics); 

EXTENDED Panel for SAMLA 94: The Avant-Garde and Social Change

updated: 
Tuesday, July 5, 2022 - 10:15am
SAMLA
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, July 25, 2022

The term avant-garde usually applies to works of art, literature and music characterized by their radical experimentation and opposition to institutionalized culture. Leading unconventional and non-conformist lives, the avant-gardists antagonized the bourgeoise by attacking their social values, mediocrity and material interests. Instead, these iconoclastic artists engaged in acts of dissidence promoted in soirées, manifestos, journals and exhibits that interfered with public life. For instance, Marinetti paraded with the Suffragettes smashing windows through the streets of London, an act that echoes his fervor to destroy museums and academies, as described in the 1909 Futurist Manifesto.

(NeMLA 2023) Using Theory in Times of Crisis: The Frankfurt School in the 21st Century

updated: 
Tuesday, July 5, 2022 - 10:15am
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA) 2023 Conference, Niagara Falls
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 30, 2022

“Critical theory,” Hortense Spillers has written, “witnesses its most impressive moments of efflorescence in times of crisis”. Yet classical critical theory’s analyses of consumer society, of totalitarianism, of the public sphere, and of culture, were predicated on a wholly different set of crises to those which ‘we’ are now experiencing. Under today’s drastically different conditions of cultural and material production, what tools can critical theory offer for grappling with ‘our current moment’? 

Call for Papers for Edited Volume Celebrating 75 years of Indian Independence

updated: 
Tuesday, July 5, 2022 - 9:05am
Meenu A. Gupta and Kamalpreet Kaur
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, July 15, 2022

Call for Papers for an Edited Volume

Editors: Dr Meenu A. Gupta and Dr Kamalpreet Kaur

 

We invite chapters for an edited volume of essays dedicated to the glorious event of 75 years of Indian Independence with a look back at the history of the umbrella term ‘Indian English Literature’.

 

Concept Note

Let’s Get Digital (UAAC-AAUC Conference 2022 Congrès)

updated: 
Monday, July 4, 2022 - 8:52am
Universities Art Association of Canada
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, July 8, 2022

Let’s Get Digital embraces the timely opportunity to critically reexamine the impacts of digital technology and the barrage of information on our perceptions of reality. Specifically, this panel is focusing on digital art, history, curatorial strategies, critical theory, emergent platforms and forms of creative expression. In bringing together a panel of artists, scholars, and curators we hope to collectively reflect on our present post-internet age, to borrow Byung-Chul Han’s term, ‘the age of like’, and what it means to engage with the digital realm, over half-a-century since its inception.

 

*deadline extended* International Conference "Immunity and Contagion: Philosophical and Biopolitical Approaches Toward the Pandemic"

updated: 
Monday, July 4, 2022 - 6:50am
Lithuanian Culture Research Institute
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, July 30, 2022

Call for Papers: International Conference

Immunity and Contagion: Philosophical and Biopolitical Approaches Toward the Pandemic 

29-30 September 2022, Vilnius

  

The conference “Immunity and Contagion: Philosophical and Biopolitical Approaches toward the Pandemic” will seek to reconceptualize the notions of immunity and contagion and redefine the concept of biopolitics in the current crisis caused by the COVID-19. We invite scholars from different philosophical backgrounds to consider key questions that constitute and are constituted by the concepts of immunity and contagion.

King Arthur "Quondam et Futurus"

updated: 
Sunday, July 3, 2022 - 8:03pm
Center for Medieval-Renaissance Studies, University of Virginia-Wise
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, July 11, 2022

This session is part of the 35th annual Medieval-Renaissance Conference, sponsored by the Center for Medieval-Renaissance Studies at the University of Virginia's College at Wise, Spetember 15-17, 2022.  It welcomes proposals about all topics related to King Arthur as a figure in literature, history, art, and entertainment.  Interested in interdisciplinary approaches, such as the character of Arthur in romance and history, in art and literature, and in popular media, are especially encouraged.  We also welcome proposals on:

UVA Wise Medieval-Renaissance Conference XXXV

updated: 
Sunday, July 3, 2022 - 8:03pm
Center for Medieval-Renaissance Studies, University of Virginia's College at Wise
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, July 11, 2022

The Center for Medieval-Renaissance Studies of the University of Virginia's College at Wise announces

Medieval-Renaissance Conference XXXV, September 15-17, 2022

 

Keynote Address

                                                                                         Andrew Galloway

                                                                                         Cornell University

The Weight that English Carries: Vernacularity Before and After Chaucer

"Memory and Identity in North Africa"

updated: 
Friday, July 1, 2022 - 1:52pm
FLASH - Ibn Zohr University
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, July 15, 2022

 

Memory and Identity in North Africa

 

(MINA)

 

CALL FOR PAPERS

 

Background

 

Acta Ludologica (Vol. 5, No. 2, 2022) - EXTENDED DEADLINE

updated: 
Friday, July 1, 2022 - 12:47pm
Acta Ludologica
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, July 31, 2022

Acta Ludologica (ISSN 2585-8599, e-ISSN 2585-9218) is a double-blind peer-reviewed scientific journal published twice a year in both online and print versions. It focuses on the comprehensive discourse of games and digital games, including theoretical and empirical studies, research results, and their implementation into practice, as well as professional publication reviews and scientific reviews of digital games.

Call for Papers - Critical Essays on the Highlander Franchise

updated: 
Thursday, June 30, 2022 - 12:41pm
Michele Brittany
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, December 31, 2022

Call for Papers

Critical Essays on the Highlander Franchise

Abstract Submission Deadline: This is an updated call - open until filled

Women in Supernatural

updated: 
Thursday, June 30, 2022 - 11:11am
Susan Nylander and Mandy Taylor
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, July 31, 2022

The Women in Supernatural: Critical Essays

Under consideration with McFarland & Company

Editors:

Susan Nylander, Barstow College

Mandy Taylor, California State University, San Bernardino

Project Overview 

Utopia/Dystopia

updated: 
Thursday, June 30, 2022 - 9:12am
Nesir: Journal of Literary Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, August 1, 2022

Utopias and (their opposite) dystopias arise from the urge to describe a possible world, a hard-to-come-true probability. Therefore, they either promise good news or foreshadow a warning for the future, depending on the benign or malign nature of the urge.

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