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General CFP - Winter 2021

updated: 
Wednesday, October 27, 2021 - 4:55am
Language, Literature, and Interdisciplinary Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, November 30, 2021

General Call for Papers


Language, Literature, and Interdisciplinary Studies (LLIDS), an open-access peer-reviewed academic e-journal, invites original and unpublished research papers and book reviews from various interrelated disciplines including, but not limited to, literature, philosophy, psychology, anthropology, history, sociology, law, ecology, environmental science, and economics.

Poetics of Travelling Self: Discursive Formations and Purposiveness of Travel

updated: 
Wednesday, October 27, 2021 - 4:53am
Language, Literature, and Interdisciplinary Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 31, 2021

The heterogenous character of protean form of travel writing—letters, journals, logbooks, diaries, memoir, journalistic pieces, guidebooks, confessional narratives, accounts of seafaring voyages, literary picaresque narratives, scientific explorations, artists’ escapades, ventures of urban flâneurs, self-exiled wanderers, and fiction—resists easy demarcation. Its heterogeneity lies in the revisionary stance brought about in each narrative through the distinguishing figure of the traveller, mode of narration, means of mapping, or redefining of the landscape.

Legacies of Trauma: The Tragedy of Before and After

updated: 
Wednesday, October 27, 2021 - 4:52am
Language, Literature, and Interdisciplinary Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, October 31, 2021

CALL FOR PAPERS

Legacies of Trauma: The Tragedy of Before and After

Iconography and Iconoclasm in Twentieth Century and Contemporary American Poetry

updated: 
Tuesday, October 26, 2021 - 3:16pm
Southwest Popular / American Culture Association
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, October 28, 2021

From Langston Hughes’ "Goodbye, Christ" to Gertrude Stein’s "If I Told Him, A Completed Portrait of Picasso," Marie Howe’s Magdalene to Sarah Blake’s Mr. West, cultural icons feature prominently across American poetry from the past century to the present. Now that social media affords endless and immediate access to living icons’ homes, bodies, and vulnerabilities (especially during the COVID-19 pandemic), poetic treatments of icons might offer timely and incisive considerations of iconography in popular culture then and now. What makes us identify with, or feel alienated from, an iconic figure? What challenges exist in depicting realistic and relatable icons in a medium necessitating a degree of craft?

Art History 2060—Imagining our Futures to Rethink our Pasts

updated: 
Tuesday, October 26, 2021 - 2:28pm
Davidson College
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, November 30, 2021

A C3 New Scholars Symposium at Davidson College

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Dan-el Padilla Peralta, Associate Professor of Classics, Princeton
arthistory2060.davidson.edu

Submission Deadline: November 30, 2021

Abundance and Scarcity (extended deadline)

updated: 
Tuesday, October 26, 2021 - 11:11am
Méliné Kasparian-Le Fèvre
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, November 15, 2021

 

Abundance and Scarcity

International conference for young researchers (CLIMAS-Culture et Littérature des Mondes Anglophones)

Bordeaux Montaigne University, 17-18 February, 2022, Bordeaux, France

 

PSi#27: Hunger 2022

updated: 
Monday, October 25, 2021 - 11:20pm
Performance Studies International
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, November 1, 2021

PSi#27: Hunger 2022

Global Dostoevskys

updated: 
Monday, October 25, 2021 - 5:17pm
North American Dostoevsky Society
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, November 30, 2021

The North American Dostoevsky Society invites proposals for blog posts on the topic of “Global Dostoevskys: Influences and Receptions” for our official blog The Bloggers Karamazov. Posts for this limited series should focus on an aspect of Dostoevsky’s influence and reception outside of Russia. Less researched sites of influence and unexplored areas of reception are especially welcome.

Potential blog topics could include, but are not limited to:

  • Translations of Dostoevsky’s works

  • Shifts in his acclaim or censure within a culture

ACLA 2022 Call for Papers: "Event, Nonevent, Unevent"

updated: 
Monday, October 25, 2021 - 10:49am
Gabriel Quigley
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, October 31, 2021

American Comparative Literature Association 2022 Annual Meeting

National Taiwan Normal University

June 15-18

 

Event, Nonevent, Unevent

 

Organizer:

Gabriel Quigley, New York University (gabriel.quigley@nyu.edu)

 

“the event...brings to pass ‘something other’ than the situation, opinions, instituted knowledges...a hazardous, unpredictable supplement, which vanishes as soon as it appears.” – Alain Badiou, Ethics

 

ACLA 2022: The Novel from Land to Sea

updated: 
Monday, October 25, 2021 - 9:31am
Victoria Baena, Kathleen DeGuzman
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, October 31, 2021

In this seminar, we hope to rethink long-held associations between novel and nation-state in light of recent insights from oceanic studies, archipelagic studies, as well as transatlantic, transpacific, and Indian Ocean contexts. What kinds of genres and narrative frameworks unfold from a maritime, as opposed to land-based, perspective? How do novelists negotiate these commitments across multiple scales—and what ways of reading emerge by centering islands, coasts, ports, and other liminal spaces?

Edited volume: Narratives of Gendered Abuse in Academia

updated: 
Monday, October 25, 2021 - 8:14am
Mary K Holland, SUNY New Paltz and Carrie Rohman, Lafayette College
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, April 1, 2022

The popularity of the Netflix Series The Chair seems to be tied to its hyperbolic depictions of faintly legitimate power struggles that circulate on contemporary college campuses. But in focusing on the slapstick character Bill Dobson (male, white, hopelessly romantic), the narrative offers a political feint that distracts from actual abuses of power in academic life, abuses that are often misogynistic. While the #MeToo movement as a cultural, feminist, and antiracist force has been slowly and steadily uncovering and altering landscapes of gendered harassment and abuse across our society, academia itself as an abusive culture has remained fairly immune to these critiques.

**New Deadline** HYBRID CONFERENCE: Planetary Drifts—Methodology, Technology, and the Creative Imagination in the Age of Planetary Transformation

updated: 
Wednesday, October 27, 2021 - 11:12am
Research Center for Planetary Literary and Cultural Studies, Université de Montréal
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 31, 2021

Call for Papers

International Conference

Université de Montréal/ Research Center for Planetary Literary and Cultural Studies (CELCP) 

April 21-23, 2022              

Planetary Drifts—Methodology, Technology, and the Creative Imagination in the Age of Planetary Transformation

(ACLA 2022) The Elemental and The Formless

updated: 
Saturday, October 23, 2021 - 6:15pm
Oliver Aas (Cornell University)
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, October 31, 2021

This seminar departs from the idea that we need a clearer understanding of elemental forms—traditional and non-traditional—that are in different stages of becoming formless (loss, disappearance, transmutation etc.). On the one hand, we build up on the critical genealogy of the formless (l’informe), a concept once popularized by Bataille in the surrealist journal Documents (1929-30) and later taken up by Bataille’s readers, most famously by Rosalind Krauss & Yves-Alain Bois (1997) and Georges Didi-Huberman (1995). While, on the other hand, we also welcome proposals that conceptualize the formless through different disciplinary vantage points and bring it to bear on the question of elemental forms.

Keats-Shelley Association of America and Romantic Circles Pedagogy: Call for Anti-Racist Teaching Materials

updated: 
Saturday, October 23, 2021 - 2:29pm
The Keats-Shelley Association of America and Romantic Circles Pedagogy Colloquium
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, November 1, 2021

The Keats-Shelley Association of America (K-SAA) and Romantic Circles Pedagogy (RCP) Anti-Racist Pedagogy Colloquium is soliciting submissions for our new resource on anti-racist teaching, "Towards an Anti-Racist Pedagogy."

This webpage, which will be accessible through the K-SAA and RCP websites, will offer suggested readings, bibliographies of relevant scholarship, sample assignments and syllabi, and guides to use in the classroom. This project will be ongoing: our goal is that each year, a new cohort will develop and expand the resource. 

CFP: Encyclopedia of Indian Writing in English

updated: 
Saturday, October 23, 2021 - 4:34am
Prof Manju Jaidka
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, November 30, 2021

CALL FOR CONTRIBUTIONS: ENCYCLOPEDIA OF INDIAN WRITING IN ENGLISH

This goes out to scholars working in the field of Indian Writing in English.

You are invited to contribute articles for a forthcoming ENCYCLOPEDIA OF INDIAN WRITING IN ENGLISH to be published by Routledge, Taylor and Francis Group.  This volume will focus on writers of fiction, poetry, drama, select literary works and non-fiction, from India (specifically, by writers of Indian origin writing in English). Translations will not be included. 

If you would like to contribute an entry for this reference work, please respond at the earliest, in any case, not later than 30 November 2021. 

Popular Culture Review - CFP for General Issue

updated: 
Friday, October 22, 2021 - 3:53pm
Popular Culture Review - University of Nevada Las Vegas, Dept. of English
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 10, 2022

Popular Culture Review seeks to publish compelling, well-argued, and well-researched articles on a variety of topics related to popular culture.

 

Submissions undergo a rigorous peer review process.

 

General Issues are published in March. Submissions must be received by January 10th for that year's General Issue.

 

"Re-emergence of the Realist Novel in East-Central Europe during Post-Stalinism”, Group session, ICLA Congress 2022, Tbilisi, Georgia

updated: 
Friday, October 22, 2021 - 11:25am
Oana Fotache Dubalaru & Magdalena Raduta/University of Bucharest
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, November 15, 2021

Shortly after the end of WWII, the literary cultures of East-Central Europe were compelled to import the doctrine of socialist realism, which had already been active in the USSR for more than a decade. A malfunctional grafting of a would-be idealizing aesthetics and a formal pattern typical of traditional realism, the socialist realism brought along a new political novel with a limited collection of characters, narrative situations, and denouements, all projected against a overly simplified social background, painted in black and white.

ACLA 2022 Call for Papers: Post-Violence: The Telling and the Told

updated: 
Friday, October 22, 2021 - 10:51am
Lim Yiru
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, October 31, 2021

 

Type: ConferenceDate: June 15, 2022 to June 18, 2022Location: Taipei, Taiwan

When we hear, read, or watch a narrative of a violent or traumatic event, we are often fixated on its representation. We hang on to details about location; we want to find out who the perpetrators and victims are; we want to know how many were affected; we want to investigate causes, determine consequences beyond the already known. We pursue veracity and accountability in the telling (the narrative; the means), which we hope will do justice to the told, or perhaps also to present cautionary tales for the future.

Call for papers: artciencia.com, Number 26&27 (August 2021/July 2022)

updated: 
Friday, October 22, 2021 - 10:51am
artciencia.com - revista de arte, ciência e comunicação
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 31, 2021

Call for papers: artciencia.com, Number 26&27 (August 2021/July 2022)

artciencia.com – journal of art, science and communication

(www.artciencia.com; http://revistas.rcaap.pt/artciencia)  

For the forthcoming issue planned for July 2022, the editors of artciencia.com invite essays and artwork with original approaches to the topics of Art and Education, History, Aesthetics, and/or Technology, in Cinema, Literature, Music, Video Art, Theatre, Performance, Photography, New Media, Painting, etc., as well as e-Learning, English Studies, Law and Communication Sciences.

Speaking of Shakespeare: Roze Hentschell

updated: 
Friday, October 22, 2021 - 10:47am
Thomas Dabbs / Aoyama Gakuin University, Tokyo
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, December 15, 2021

This is a talk with Roze Hentschell about her recent book (Oxford UP) on the environs of St Pauls cathedral and precinct, including bookshops, in London during Shakespeare’s time. The talk is on YouTube: https://youtu.be/BdTXq7PQKak. It is also available from various podcast services at: https://speakingofshakespeare.buzzsprout.com.

Algo-rhythms: Living in and out of sync with technology

updated: 
Thursday, October 21, 2021 - 2:44am
Tijdschrift Kunstlicht
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, December 18, 2021

Tijdschrift Kunstlicht: Call for Papers

Algo-rhythms: Living in and out of sync with technology

Guest editor: Evelyn Wan

Deadline: 18 December 2021

Published: May/June 2022

 

In his One Year Performance 1980-1981 (Time Clock Piece), Tehching Hsieh imposes upon himself the task of clocking-in using punch-card technology every day, every hour, 24 hours a day, all through 365 days of the year. Forcing his corporeal self into the cold rigid regularity of mechanical clock time, he makes visible the rhythmic bind of the machine.

[CFP] Bodies on the Edge: Life and Death in Migration

updated: 
Wednesday, October 20, 2021 - 9:52pm
The Centre for Popular Culture in the Humanities (The Education University of Hong Kong), EMMA (University Paul-Valéry Montpellier 3) and La Maison Française d’Oxford
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, December 15, 2021

Thanatic Ethics: The Circulation of Bodies in Migratory Spaces

International Conference:

Bodies on the Edge: Life and Death in Migration.

 

Venue: Maison Française of Oxford, Oxford, UK

Dates: April 28 to 30, 2022

Language: English

Deadline for submitting proposals: 15 December 2021

Notification of acceptance: 15 January 2022

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