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CFP, Submission Date Deadline Extended: International Steinbeck Studies Conference at San Jose State University, March 22-24

updated: 
Wednesday, December 7, 2022 - 9:59am
International Steinbeck Society
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 15, 2023

You’ll find the full CFP below, but there are a few updates and details worth noting

  • Submissions will now be accepted on a rolling basis with a submission cutoff date of January 15 2023.
  • We still welcome undergraduate submissions for a poster session of student work
  • To ensure an accessible conference experience, the conference will accept digital/hybrid paper presentations, which will be shared with the live audience of in-person attendees. Plenary events will be livestream for access by registered attendees.

 

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Call For Papers

2023 Steinbeck Conference: “Reading, Teaching, and Translating Steinbeck”

March 22-24, 2023     

San José State University, San José CA

Interdisciplinary and critical displacement studies reader

updated: 
Wednesday, December 7, 2022 - 9:58am
Center for Refugee, Migrant, and Displacement Studies at Virginia Tech
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, January 1, 2022

Work in Displacement Studies lies at the intersection of numerous interdisciplinary fields, such as migration studies, refugee studies, border studies, Indigenous studies, Africana studies, Food Studies, coastal studies, human rights, urban studies, data studies and Latinx studies. Building on that body of literature and the NEH/SSRC working group on “Converging Displacements” at Virginia Tech, this reader takes a critical approach to displacement studies. Critical displacement studies is a methodology examining disruptions of displacement where community access and contribution is essential. An increasingly common experience, being uprooted from place occurs across a range of geographic and temporal scales.

Popular Representations of the Indian Ocean during the Independence Era (1950s-1970s)

updated: 
Wednesday, December 7, 2022 - 9:57am
Université de La Réunion
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 15, 2023

Date: September 7-8-9, 2023

Conference venue: Université de La Réunion (La Réunion, France)

Conveners: Sonja Malzner (University of Luxembourg), Corinne Duboin and Frédéric Garan (University of Réunion Island)

This conference is held within the framework of a research project, “Popkult60” (Transnational popular culture - Europe in the 'long' 1960s), which involves three European universities: University of Luxembourg (Luxembourg), University of Saarbrücken (Germany), University of Jena (Germany). The event is organized in partnership with the Observatory of Indian Ocean Societies (OSOI) at the University of Réunion Island (Réunion, France).

Illinois Medieval Association March 3 Symposium Session

updated: 
Wednesday, December 7, 2022 - 9:56am
Illinois Medieval Association
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 15, 2023

The 2022-2023 Illinois Medieval Association Symposium will focus on medieval environments, with the term environment being liberally defined. We are now accepting proposals for 20-minute presentations for our February 17 session. Although we will consider proposals on any aspect of medieval studies, priority will be given to those dealing with medieval environments.

Illinois Medieval Association February 10 Special Session

updated: 
Wednesday, December 7, 2022 - 9:56am
Illinois Medieval Association
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 1, 2023

The Department of Languages and Literature at Northeastern State University is organizing a special session for the Illinois Medieval Association’s spring symposium series focused on the role of space or place as broadly defined in the medieval understanding of education and learning. The focus of individual essays is largely open within the theme of the session, with preference given to those touching on broadly Catholic concerns. Papers should be limited to twenty minutes to allow for ample presentation time and sufficient time for Q&A. The session is slated for 3 p.m. Central time on 10 February 2023 (the feast of St.

Illinois Medieval Association Symposium Februray 17 Session

updated: 
Wednesday, December 7, 2022 - 9:56am
Illinois Medieval Association
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 1, 2023

The 2022-2023 Illinois Medieval Association Symposium will focus on medieval environments, with the term environment being liberally defined. We are now accepting proposals for 20-minute presentations for our February 17 session. Although we will consider proposals on any aspect of medieval studies, priority will be given to those dealing with medieval environments.

CfP “Race and Environmental Justice in the Era of COVID-19: Rethinking ‘Social Distancing’”

updated: 
Wednesday, December 7, 2022 - 9:55am
FWF Project “Air and Environmental Health in the (Post-)COVID-19 World”
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 15, 2023

Call for Papers

“Race and Environmental Justice in the Era of COVID-19: 

Rethinking ‘Social Distancing’”

 

Organized by Tatiana Konrad, Savannah Schaufler, and Chantelle Mitchell

 

Dates: 

July 13-15, 2023

Abstract Submission Deadline:

January 15, 2023

Venue:

Online via Zoom

Subject Fields: 

Disability and the Everyday: Interdisciplinary Perspectives

updated: 
Wednesday, December 7, 2022 - 9:55am
Department of English, Central University of Rajasthan and Indian Disability Studies Collective
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, December 31, 2022

Department of English

Central University of Rajasthan

in association with

 

Indian Disability Studies Collective

invites papers for

 

IDSC INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE 2023

on the theme

 

Disability and the Everyday: Interdisciplinary Perspectives

 

Filibusters in Birmingham: a Conference on Wyndham Lewis

updated: 
Wednesday, December 7, 2022 - 9:54am
University of Birmingham
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, January 19, 2023

In his travelogue Filibusters in Barbary(1932), the modernist painter and writer Wyndham Lewis evoked the fantasy of being ‘thoroughly unanchored’ from London, from controversy, from recognizability: from his life as he lived it at the time, in effect. The fantasy compels not only because it’s a typically contrarian move made by an unapologetic contrarian, but also because it invites reflection on the very Lewisian problem of autonomy itself.

Conflict: Global Perspectives DEADLINE EXTENDED

updated: 
Tuesday, December 6, 2022 - 1:39pm
6th Annual Languages and Literatures Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, December 31, 2022

“Politics is commonly viewed as the practice of power or the embodiment of collective wills and interests and the enactment of collective ideas.”

“The syntagma ‘politics of literature’ means that literature ‘does’ politics as literature…”

-Jacques Rancière, “The Politics of Literature” (2010)

 

Global Vietnam War Literature and Culture: Representation, Postmemory, and the Changing Geopolitics of the Transpacific

updated: 
Monday, December 5, 2022 - 2:39pm
53rd Comparative Literature Symposium Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, March 31, 2021

Keynote Speakers

Dr. Long T. Bui, Associate Professor of Global and International Studies, the University of California at Irvine 

Dr. Patricia Pelley, Associate Professor of History, Texas Tech University

Dr. Cathy J. Schlund-Vials, Professor of English and Asian American Studies, the University of Texas at Austin

 

Special Guest Speaker

Ms. Callie Wright, Education Director, Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund

 

Overwhelming Nature: Confronting Catastrophe and the Sublime in the Arts and Humanities

updated: 
Monday, December 5, 2022 - 11:59am
Elaine Chen & Therese Shire
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 15, 2023

Overwhelming Nature: Confronting Catastrophe and the Sublime in the Arts and Humanities

Mahindra Humanities Center Graduate Student Conference

Harvard University | 25–26 March 2023

Conference Coordinators: Elaine Chen & Therese Shire

The present conference seeks scholarly contributions across disciplinary and national borders that explore accounts of the experience of facing natural catastrophes. The conference will consider the potential and limits of understanding catastrophic experiences through the concept of sublimity.

*deadline extended* CFP BSLS annual conference 2023

updated: 
Monday, December 5, 2022 - 5:06am
British Society for Literature and Science
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, December 12, 2022

The eighteenth annual conference of the British Society for Literature and Science will be held at Edinburgh Napier University, Thursday 13 April - Saturday 15 April 2023.

 

Confirmed keynote speakers: Professor Laurence Talairach (University of Toulouse Jean Jaurès) andProfessor John Holmes (Birmingham).

 

Reclaiming the Commons, Rethinking Risk

updated: 
Sunday, December 4, 2022 - 9:07pm
Pamela Carralero
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 9, 2022

Panel proposed at the 2023 ASLE + AESS Conference: “Reclaiming the Commons”

July 9-12, 2023 in Portland, Oregon

African Literature Association Panel (DEADLINE EXTENDED)

updated: 
Sunday, December 4, 2022 - 9:01pm
African Literature Association
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, December 10, 2022

Intra-African Migration and Kinship Structures: Reframing Afropolitanism  

 

Afropolitanism has generated a great deal of debate and discussion, and many panels on Afropolitanism have been organized at African Literature Association conferences since the first such a panel in 2015.  These discussions often point out how Afropolitan concepts can question national and geographical affiliations and dislodge fixed ideas of belonging in the contemporary world. Too often the scholarship focuses on Africans’ connections to the West, a focus that has provoked significant controversies and disagreements.

Ocean Comics

updated: 
Sunday, December 4, 2022 - 7:42pm
CLOSURE: Kiel University e-Journal for Comics Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 15, 2023

Call for Papers – CLOSURE: Kiel University e-Journal for Comics Studies #10
(November 2023)
Thematic Section: »Ocean Comics«

OPEN SECTION

At the end of autumn in 2023, the e-journal CLOSURE once again offers a forum for all facets of comic research. From cultural, visual and media studies to social or natural sciences and beyond: our ninth issue of CLOSURE embraces (supports, publishes) essays and reviews that deal with the ›state of the comic‹. Whether detailed analysis, comic theory or innovative new approaches – our open section welcomes a diverse range of interdisciplinary studies of all things ›comics‹.

THEMATIC SECTION: OCEAN COMICS

Call for Papers: Black Popular Culture (PCA 2023)

updated: 
Sunday, December 4, 2022 - 7:41pm
David L. Moody/PCA
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, December 20, 2022

Call for Papers: Black Popular Culture

PCA 2023 National Conference, PCA Annual Conference

April 5-8/San Antonio, TX

PPWG at IFTR - The Stories We Tell: Myths, Myth Making and Performance

updated: 
Sunday, December 4, 2022 - 7:41pm
International Federation for Theatre Research - Political Performances Working Group
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, January 31, 2023

We would like to invite researchers to submit their abstracts to the Political Performances Working Group at the 2023 IFTR conference, which will take place in Accra, Ghana, 24 to 28 July 2023.

In line with the established practice of the Political Performances Working Group @ IFTR, we have identified three loose strands that reflect the recent work of scholars in the wider field of political performances, but also align with the 2023 conference theme:

The Stories We Tell: Myths, Myth Making and Performance

The Political Performances Working Group therefore invites proposals for papers on the following topics:

 

Join the JITP Collective - Apply by Nov 30th

updated: 
Sunday, December 4, 2022 - 7:41pm
The Journal of Interactive Technology and Pedagogy (JITP)
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, November 30, 2022

                                        Join the Collective

Call for Participation

Thinking, Crisis

updated: 
Sunday, December 4, 2022 - 7:40pm
USC CSLC Annual Graduate Symposium
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 15, 2023

Thinking, Crisis

CFP: Stephen Crane Panels at ALA 2023

updated: 
Sunday, December 4, 2022 - 7:40pm
Stephen Crane Society
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 15, 2023

Call for Papers: Stephen Crane Society, ALA 2023

The Stephen Crane Society will sponsor two sessions at the American Literature Association Conference at the Westin Copley Place in Boston on May 25-28, 2023.

All topics are welcome. Here, for example, are a few suggestions:

ASLE/AESS 2023 — Enclosing the Commons: Resistance and Rebellion in Late Medieval and Early Modern England

updated: 
Sunday, December 4, 2022 - 7:40pm
Oecologies Research Cluster
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 9, 2022

Enclosing the Commons:

Resistance and Rebellion in Late Medieval and Early Modern England

ASLE/AESS 2023 Call for Papers - Sponsored by the Oecologies Research Group

 

Between 1066 and the nineteenth century, the practice of enclosure transformed the economy and ecology of England, as lands traditionally held in common were, through a variety of processes both formal and informal, transformed into private property. Implicated in the development of capitalism and the Agricultural Revolution, the enclosure movement has had a profound influence on how land use is conceptualized and practiced in the modern world.

“Bright and Beautiful and Alive”: Willa Cather’s New York Intersections, 18th International Willa Cather Seminar

updated: 
Sunday, December 4, 2022 - 7:39pm
National Willa Cather Center, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, and The New School
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, February 1, 2023

“Bright and Beautiful and Alive”: Willa Cather’s New York Intersections

18th International Cather Seminar June 21-23, 2023 The New School | New York, NY

Despite her dominant association with the Great Plains, Willa Cather lived most of her life in New York City (1906-1947), first in Greenwich Village and later, after she had risen to the top of the literary profession, on Park Avenue on the upper east side. Though Cather only occasionally wrote about the city, it was her home for nearly forty years and a key element of her personal and professional life.

Jamesian Space (American Literature Association)

updated: 
Sunday, December 4, 2022 - 7:39pm
Sarah Wadsworth / Henry James Society
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, January 10, 2023

In the aftermath of the spatial turn in literary studies, we look for fresh approaches to Jamesian spaces, material and metaphorical, real and imaginary. James’s texts have explicit spatial dimensions. Whether as settings aesthetically conceived or as sites of cultural, social, and political signification, spaces in James constitute means of thematic as well as formal exploration and even experimentation. From the Roman Colosseum to the “house of fiction” and from the “chamber of consciousness” to the “jolly corner” and the “amazing hotel-world,” James’s literary geography emphatically asserts the dynamic relations between space, subjectivity, and text.

Hawthorne Society ALA 2023

updated: 
Sunday, December 4, 2022 - 7:37pm
Nathaniel Hawthorne Society
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 15, 2023

Panel Title: A is for Abortion: Reading Hawthorne’s Political Relevance Today

Growth and Resistance: Exploring Tensions, Conflicts, and the Emergence of Identity in the Humanities

updated: 
Sunday, December 4, 2022 - 7:37pm
The Acacia Group CSU Fullerton
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 27, 2023

2023 Acacia Group Annual Academic Conference

California State University, Fullerton

Friday March 10th and Saturday March 11th

 

“To be free comes not from changing or fixing this world, but from seeing this world as it is and opening the heart in the midst of it.” J. Krishnamurti

 

Woman Scream 2023 Call for Submissions for Women Poetry ( Anthology )

updated: 
Sunday, December 4, 2022 - 7:36pm
Woman Scream Festival
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 15, 2023

Woman Scream Festival aspart of the institutions that collaborate with the initiatives of Action Coalitions for Generation Equality by UN Women, opens its second international call for submission for female poetry. The Woman Scream (Grito de Mujer®) cause celebrates its 13th anniversary of creation since 2011, for this reason, we will be creating a special poetry anthology under the theme “Mother of the Earth”. A compilation of poetry in tribute to farmland women and their rights and an homage to the hundreds of women activists who have raised their voices, suffered abuse or lost their lives standing up for environmental rights.

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