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The Caribbean Science Fiction Network

updated: 
Tuesday, October 19, 2021 - 4:09pm
Caribbean sf net podcast
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, October 3, 2022

Want to learn more about Caribbean fantasy, folklore, speculative, and science fiction? Interested in established and emerging Caribbean voices about all things sf? Then tune in to The Caribbean Science Fiction Network. In this podcast I spotlight emerging and established Caribbean voices who use sf genres to explore future states of Caribbean identity.

Arrested Mobilities: Stillness, Power and Modernity

updated: 
Tuesday, October 19, 2021 - 4:09pm
UC Berkeley 30th Annual Interdisciplinary German Studies Graduate Student Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, November 29, 2021

As early as the 1920’s, Robert Musil remarked on the enormous effort it takes to stand still in a world that demands constant motion. Reflecting on the zooming street he sees through his window,the protagonist of Der Mann ohne Eigenschaften comments:

“Könnte man die Sprünge der Aufmerksamkeit messen, die Leistungen der Augenmuskeln, die Pendelbewegungen der Seele und alle die Anstrengungen, die ein Mensch vollbringen muss, um sich im Fluß einer Straße aufrecht zu halten, es käme vermutlich… eine Größe heraus, mit der verglichen die Kraft, die Atlas braucht, um die Welt zu stemmen.”

Sustaining Black Lives: Ecological Imaginaries in African American Books for Young Readers (ChLA22)

updated: 
Tuesday, October 19, 2021 - 4:08pm
Samira Abdur-Rahman
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, October 31, 2021

We are seeking panelist proposals for the accepted Children’s Literature Association (ChLA 2022) conference panel “Sustaining Black Lives: Ecological Imaginaries in African American Books for Young Readers.” The theme of this year’s conference is “City in the Forest” and will take place in Atlanta Georgia from June 2nd-4th in Atlanta, Georgia. This panel seeks papers that correlate race and gender with Black sustainability issues like environmental inequity and global migration. We invite papers on subject matters ranging from realist literature to fantasy and science fiction, from the twentieth century to the twenty-first, from American-born to immigrant authors.

International Conference on Childhood Studies

updated: 
Tuesday, October 19, 2021 - 4:08pm
London Centre for Interdisciplinary Research
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 10, 2021

Childhood is a crucial stage in the formation of personality, value orientations, self-image and ideas about the world. However, the subject of childhood has become the target of research relatively recently. A wide range of problems and an interdisciplinary approach to this phenomenon have extended the boundaries of the academic and professional research interests. Nowadays, the study of children and childhood is an integral part of the humanities and social sciences. We invite psychologists, educators, sociologists, anthropologists, cultural and literary scholars, historians, art experts, lawyers, linguists and specialists in other fields to participate in the conference.

Papers are invited on topics related, but not limited, to:

International Conference "Faces of War"

updated: 
Tuesday, October 19, 2021 - 4:08pm
London Centre for Interdisciplinary Research
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, December 15, 2021

War has been a constant aspect of human eras since ancient times. In fact, the idea of conflict as a means of achieving useful results has always been present in the history of evolution. Even if after the end of the Second World War, when a new peaceful approach towards dispute resolution has been promoted by the most powerful nations in the world, tensions have risen again in the last few decades, particularly in some territories of the world.

International Conference on Poetry Studies: “Poetry Between Creation and Interpretation“

updated: 
Tuesday, October 19, 2021 - 4:07pm
London Centre for Interdisciplinary Research
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, December 15, 2021

Poetry is a constant, being produced by all known civilisations from ancient to modern times. Throughout its extensive history, the individual art of high emotions sublimated into perfect language has approached a vast array of subject matters, including love, war, social issues, the beauty of nature, etc. A particular exercise of the mind and soul, and a unique way of apprehending reality, poetry is a self-sufficient universe that intensifies and enlarges life experience. Pointing to inner knowledge rather than real circumstance, it activates different layers of perception, sweeps away human thoughts, feeds emotions and soothes suffering.

Gender Studies Winter School

updated: 
Tuesday, October 19, 2021 - 4:07pm
London Centre for Interdisciplinary Research
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, December 5, 2021

Study in London this winter!

Spend an amazing week learning about gender across different disciplines – literature and culture, philosophy and sociology, media and communication, history and political science, religious studies and education.

Topics to be covered include: human rights and (in)equality, gender and migration, gender and violence, gender and creativity, gender and social norms, ecofeminism, anti-feminism and many more. Our team of international scholars will enhance your knowledge and facilitate dialogue and discussion.

Mythology in Contemporary Culture Panels at PCA national Conference April 13-16, 2022

updated: 
Tuesday, October 19, 2021 - 4:06pm
Popular Culture Association
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, November 15, 2021

2022 Popular Culture Association (PCA) National Conference

April 13-16, 2020 

                                                               Sheraton Seattle                                                                

MYTHOLOGY IN CONTEMPORARY CULTURE

Call for Papers

Cormac McCarthy Area

updated: 
Tuesday, October 19, 2021 - 4:04pm
Southwest Popular/American Culture Association
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, November 14, 2021

The 43rd meeting of the Southwest Popular/American Cultural Association will take place in person in Albuquerque, NM from February 23-26, 2022. After moving online last year, we are particularly excited to be together again in February. 

CFP: ETKI Journal of Literature, Theatre and Culture Studies

updated: 
Tuesday, October 19, 2021 - 4:04pm
ETKI JOURNAL
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, November 15, 2021

ETKI Journal of Literature, Theatre and Culture Studies, a Turkey-based academic journal, is pleased to announce the launching of the first issue. Our mission is to issue an academic periodical of the highest standards, one that provides a forum for innovative discussions in the field of literary studies, theatre studies, cultural studies and literary criticism. The journal accepts submissions of original essays, book reviews, interviews and short commentaries. We especially welcome contributions that take an interdisciplinary and comparative approach. ETKI Journal of Literature, Theatre and Culture Studies  will be a semi-annual journal, accepting submissions in Turkish and English.

Spring Academy for Doctoral Students in Heidelberg, Germany in March 2022

updated: 
Tuesday, October 19, 2021 - 4:04pm
Heidelberg Center for American Studies, Heidelberg University
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, November 15, 2021

 

The Heidelberg Center for American Studies (HCA) invites applications for its annual Spring Academy on American Culture, Economics, Geography, History, Literature, Politics, and Religion to be held from March 21-25, 2022.

 

The HCA Spring Academy provides 20 international Ph.D. students with the opportunity to present and thoroughly discuss their Ph.D. projects. Additionally, it offers workshops held by visiting scholars.

Narrating Partition in South Asia: Recent Trends and Perspectives

updated: 
Tuesday, October 19, 2021 - 4:04pm
DEPARTMENT OF ENGLISH, Ramakrishna Mission Residential College (Autonomous), Narendrapur
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, November 3, 2021

DEPARTMENT OF ENGLISH

Ramakrishna Mission Residential College (Autonomous), Narendrapur

7th Inter-University Students’ and Researchers’ Conference 2021

On

Narrating Partition in South Asia: Recent Trends and Perspectives

 

Communities of Distance

updated: 
Tuesday, October 19, 2021 - 3:54pm
Marshall Meyer / Johns Hopkins University Department of Comparative Thought and Literature
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, November 15, 2022

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

CFP: Chapters on Post-Politics, Aesthetics, and (New) Media for edited collection (DEADLINE: NOV 1)

updated: 
Tuesday, October 19, 2021 - 3:53pm
Juan Meneses / UNC Charlotte
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, November 1, 2021

CFP: Chapters on Post-Politics, Aesthetics, and (New) Media for edited collection

 

 

This Call for Papers seeks abstracts for essays that reflect on the analytical triangulations that might exist between post-political theory, the study of aesthetics, and (new) media studies.

 

Economies of the Literary Nation: Literary Capitalism and Nationalism in the Long 19th Century

updated: 
Tuesday, October 19, 2021 - 3:52pm
"Babes-Bolyai" University / Hungarian Academy of Sciences
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, October 18, 2021

Economies of the Literary Nation: Literary Capitalism and Nationalism in the Long 19th Century

 

A conference in Budapest, 13–14 June 2022,

with keynote speaker

Prof. Galin Tihanov (George Steiner Professor of Comparative Literature at Queen Mary University of London)

ACLA Seminar: Stories of Memory in the 21st Century (June 2022)

updated: 
Tuesday, October 19, 2021 - 3:52pm
The American Comparative Literature Association
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, October 31, 2021

CFP: ACLA 2022

Stories of Memory in the 21st Century

 

Location: 

National Taipei Normal University

Taipei, Taiwan

 

*Contingency plan: 

It may be held online due to the ongoing 

pandemic, and the board will make a final decision in January 2022.  

 

Time: June 15-18, 2022

Abstract Submission Deadline: 

October 31st, 2021

 

Contact: Mavis Tseng

Associate Professor, 

Taipei Medical University 

mavistseng@tmu.edu.tw

 

On Southeast Asia, East Asia, and India’s North East

updated: 
Tuesday, October 19, 2021 - 1:23am
Rising Asia Journal
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, October 1, 2022

The multidisciplinary journal Rising Asia Journal invites articles from scholars working in the fields of the Humanities and Social Sciences. Our areas of interest are Southeast Asia, East Asia (including China, Japan, the Koreas and Taiwan), India’s North East region, and the Indo-Pacific (Asia Pacific) region.

Film Studies in Northeast, Southeast Asia and East Asia

updated: 
Tuesday, October 19, 2021 - 1:21am
Rising Asia Journal
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 30, 2022

The Rising Asia Journal invites academic articles  on  Film Studies focusing on the North East of India, South East Asia , China, the Koreas, Taiwan, and Japan within the following fields :
History, Literature, Postcolonial Studies, Literary Theory, Film Theory , Culture , Cultural Studies, and International Relations and War & Society.
The papers must provide a new perspective and a fresh interpretation.They must  be original, supported with scholarly research, and the must not have been published or under consideration for publication in any media in print or online .

Rage, Resilience, and Response (April 6-9, 2022) - Updated Deadline 10/31

updated: 
Monday, October 18, 2021 - 7:09pm
College Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, October 31, 2021

81st Annual College Language Association Convention

“Rage, Resilience, & Response”

April 6-9, 2022

Emory University

Westin Atlanta Perimeter North

7 Concourse Parkway NE

Atlanta, GA 30305

 

Call for Proposals

REMINDER: New Approaches to N.K. Jemisin (prospective ALA pitch)

updated: 
Monday, October 18, 2021 - 10:37am
Alex Anderson and Matt Morgenstern, Purdue University Department of English
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, November 1, 2021

Greetings,

The CFP to follow is for a prospective panel at the American Literature Association’s 2022 meeting in Chicago (more information on the conference is linked here). To supplement the panel pitch, we would like four individual papers to submit to the conference organizers as an indication of interest in the panel; unfortunately, we cannot guarantee the panel will be accepted by the organizers. Nevertheless, after receiving and deciding on individual paper proposals, we will communicate our decisions by early-November with the aim of submitting the panel pitch to ALA by 12/1.

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