Cambridge Scholars Publishing announces a Call for Proposals/Submissions for a collection of essays provisionally entitled Re-examining Arthur Conan Doyle, edited by Nils Clausson, author of Arthur Conan Doyle’s Art of Fiction: A Revaluation (Cambridge Scholars Publishing 2018; paperback 2019). The focus of the collection will be on re-examining all aspects of Arthur Conan Doyle’s life and writings. Proposals should make clear how the chapter will specifically contribute to the project of re-examination.
Messengers from the Stars:
On Science Fiction and Fantasy
No. 5, 2020
Edited by: Matthew Hill
Co-edited by: João Félix
Messengers from the Stars is an international, peer-reviewed journal, offering academic articles, reviews, and providing an outlet for a wide range of creative work inspired by science fiction and fantasy. The 2020 issue will be dedicated to the following theme:
Utopias, Dystopias, Ecotopias and Heterotopias
Rethinking Relations - Michel Serres and the Environmental Humanities
An interdisciplinary conference at the University of Konstanz, Germany
November 11-13, 2021
Moritz Ingwersen, American Studies, Konstanz
Beate Ochsner, Media Studies, Konstanz
So forget the word environment, commonly used in this context.
--Serres, The Natural Contract--
(Update on) Situations Annual Conference 2020
Between Asia and Europe: Whither Comparative Cultural Studies?
University of Ljubljana, Ljubljana, Slovenia
Nov 26-27, 2020
** The conference is now scheduled for Nov 26-27, 2020.
** The deadline for your 4,000-word proposal, which includes a 100-word bio statement and a 150-word abstract, is Sep 20, 2020.
Both perennial elements of a society, scandal is often fodder for humor, and humor fodder for scandal. From their subversion of existing power structures, to issues of critical reception, to objectionable behavior on the part of creators, humorous texts have exposed, caused, and responded to many instances of cultural uproar. This panel will explore the ways that humor and scandal are intimately related. Papers and presentations on any aspect of humor expression are welcome, including but not limited to analysis of stand up or sketch comedy, satire, political cartoons, satirical activism, parody, literature, television, film, or music.
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA) Conference 2020
Thursday, November 12, 2020 to Sunday, November 15, 2020
Sahara Las Vegas Hotel
Hosted by the University of Nevada, Las Vegas
CITY OF GOD, CITY OF DESTRUCTION
Of City Spaces and Graveyards: A Pictorial Reading (Workshop)
11th International Conference
Political Imaginaries of Small Cinemas and Cultures
Babeș-Bolyai University, Cluj-Napoca, Romania
September 11-12, 2020
Recent scientific discoveries in climatology, animal cognition and microbiology have radically altered our conceptions of ourselves and the environment we live in, both on micro and macroscales. Zooming in on the human microbiome and out to the planetary ecosystem, or even further into infinite cosmic spaces, the sciences are revealing strange dynamics of human-nonhuman interconnectedness, doing away with the established anthropocentrism and the idea of human exceptionalism.
Hi everyone, I'm currently editing an Encyclopedia of Latino Literature for Students for ABC-Clio with my colleague, Lacie Buckwalter, and I'm looking for some last minute contributors to write the encyclopedia entries for some authors (I am missing only the following entries) that some scholars here might be interested in writing. Please message me at firstname.lastname@example.org if you are interested and I'll send you more information about the project. Most of the entries are around 1,000-1,500 words, due July 5, 2020The authors/entries are:
Beyond “An Institution Adrift”: The Third Current of Writing at CUNY in the 21st Century
Eds. Todd Craig (Medgar Evers College), Neil Meyer (LaGuardia Community College), Amy J. Wan (Queens College)
Northeast Modern Language Association Convention in Philadelphia, 11-14 March 2021. Abstracts for 15-20 minute papers that consider multiple temporalities within or across works of literature, criticism, or other forms of media, discourse, or performance, such as temporalities that are varied, conflicting, competing, haphazard, (re)constructed, broken, or accidental. How do temporal modes or frameworks--or their enforcement, or their lack, or resistance to them--reflect differences of intention, ideology, social or natural order, technology, ontology, or ethics? In what ways are temporalities variously material, subjective, human, organic, or inhuman?
CFP: Emerging Trends in Twenty-First-Century Horror
Deadline for submissions: January 15, 2021
full name / name of organization: LIT: Literature Interpretation Theory
contact email: email@example.com
Vernon Press invites chapter proposals on the theme: Sexual Identities and Assault in Children’s and Adolescent Literature and Culture for an edited collection Voices From the Wreckage: YA Voices in the #MeToo Movement edited by Kimberly Greenfield Karshner (Lorain County Community College).
This panel will explore the many forms of adaptation in Hispanic cultures, offering a comparative dialogue on the multiform products and processes of adaptation within Spain and Spanish America. We encourage contributors to employ interdisciplinary tools and theoretical perspectives that open new conversations on the porousness of cultural edges and the artifacts that sustain and deny them. We welcome paper proposals on topics including studies of texts, genres, contact zones, and analyses of adaptation itself, among others.
This roundtable will feature 5-minute papers/presentations that explore best practices for including community engagement within Humanities courses. Experiments with critical pedagogies and research programs, as well as creative and thoughtful engagements with regional and local communities, are especially welcome. The roundtable format features brief formal or informal presentations, leaving plenty of time for interaction and discussion between, and among, participants and audience members.
By June 26, please send a 200-word presentation abstract, a 1-page CV and A/V requests to Elisabeth Austin (firstname.lastname@example.org).
This is the final Call for Papers for the edited book ‘Capture Japan: Visual Culture and the Global Imagination from 1952 to the Present’. The book analyses, deconstructs and challenges representations of Japan in a variety of different visual media such as cinema, documentary film, photography, visual art and computer games. The book is now under contract with Bloomsbury and due to the recent withdrawal of a contributor, we are now looking for a replacement chapter. We are particularly keen to hear from potential contributions on anime, manga, animation or comics which are topics that are currently underrepresented in the book.
Vernon Press invites chapters for an edited volume on the spaces within Renaissance anatomy theatre.
The collection asks, how did actions and conversations taking place within a Renaissance/Early Modern anatomy theatre make their way into European society? How did public dissection and anatomical research influence the arts, government, or society? This collection examines the spaces of intersections within the anatomy theatre, the aspects of gender present in anatomical discourse and images, and a shared interest in the physical body and its parts.
APPEL A CONTRIBUTIONS / CALL FOR PAPERS
French Journal of Irish Studies
Spring/Summer 2021 issue/Numéro de printemps/été 2021
DATE LIMITE POUR SOUMETTRE: 15 octobre 2020 / DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION: October, 15, 2020
Call for Abstracts: PAMLA Conference in Las Vegas, NV
Thursday, November 12, 2020 to Sunday, November 15, 2020
Panel: Film and Literature
Call for Contributions:
"Towards a Better Me: Self-Optimization in Modernist Culture"
Edited by Thorsten Carstensen (Indiana University) and Mattias Pirholt (Södertörns Högskola)
Deadline for submission: August 1, 2020
In his seminal essay “Technologies of the Self” (1988), Michel Foucault referred to strategies that “permit individuals to effect by their own means or with the help of others a certain number of operations on their own bodies and souls, thoughts, conduct, and way of being, so as to transform themselves in order to attain a certain state of happiness, purity, wisdom, perfection, or immortality.”
We have the pleasure to invite you again to submit articles for our journal, HyperCultura, http://litere.hyperion.ro/hypercultura/- online-only, E-ISSN: 2559-2025, indexed CEEOL, Ulrichsweb, MLA Directory of Periodiocals (+ MLA International Bibliography), DOAJ, ERIH PLUS - for issue no 9/2020. We encourage, though not imposing, a comparative approach on the following areas: literature (print and hypertext), (not classic literature), media studies, film studies, visual and performative arts, teaching (language, literature, rhetoric). Subjects such as Postcolonialism, Gender Studies, etc, are welcome if they have the above mentioned areas as their case studies.
*The following CFP has been updated in response to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. We are seeking an additional chapter for our edited collection that explores the impact of coronavirus on representations, cultures and discourses of science-fiction cinema.*
Third Stone—a journal devoted to Afrofuturism, African-futurism, and other modes of the Black Fantastic—is expanding its staff with two exciting new positions: a grants and business coordinator as well as a social media coordinator. The individuals who assume these positions will play a vital role in the growth and development of Third Stone, enabling us to innovate and to reach a wider audience as we engage critical and creative conversations on the topics mentioned above. Provided below are the specifications for each position:
Grants and Business Coordinator:
Researches grants and other funding opportunities for which Third Stone Journal can apply
Theatre Dance and Performance Training Journal (TDPT)
Special issue on Performer Training in Australia to be published as TDPT Vol 12.3 (September 2021)
Call for contributions, ideas, proposals and dialogue with the editors
The Editors invite submissions for Performance Beyond Drama, a special issue of the Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies.
"Cultures of Collectivity"
The Hero is Female Katniss Everdeen’s hand signal is now used at real-world rallies, and Princess Leia is the face of the real-world resistance movement. More than ever fictional female protagonists are symbols of hope and strength during these turbulent times, but power can take many forms and often these characters can take nontraditional paths. This panel will focus on female protagonists in fiction and film, with an emphasis on genre narratives, as we examine the ways in which women of all ages gain revelations and empowerment.
This panel explores forms of dissent adopted by twentieth-century transatlantic avant-gardes as a means of challenging traditional genres and social codes. Since the inception of European experimentalism during the first decades of the twentieth century, a series of art movements engaged in radical production that questioned the established state of affairs. From the Cubist adoption of multiple viewpoints, through the Futurist celebration of technology and speed, the Expressionist distortion of form, to the Dadaist sense of provocation and the irrational juxtaposition of images in Surrealism, avant-garde art and literature has set precedents on an international level of exchanges.
Call for Reviewers for new academic journal AmLit – American Literatures