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Queer Political Assemblages 4.0

updated: 
Thursday, February 8, 2024 - 3:21pm
Department of English, Jadavpur University
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, February 25, 2024

‘Decolonization’ is now a buzzword in academics as well as in contemporary South Asian politics, meaning different things to different people – from decolonizing the mind to literally demolishing colonial monuments: in many cases, the emotion associated with decolonization is grossly misplaced. If decolonization amounts to ethnic cleansing or for that matter, igniting communal animosity through distortion of history, leading to more fractures than harmony in society, that form of aggressive decolonization is certainly not desirable. Therefore, ‘decolonization’ needs to be understood in all its nuances, which are often whitewashed in order to advance divisive political agendas.

CFP: Preface, Prelude Prologue: Lewes Depot Cinema 5th June 2024

updated: 
Thursday, February 8, 2024 - 3:20pm
University of Sussex
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, March 3, 2024

Call For Papers

Preface, Prelude, Prologue

an interdisciplinary symposium

5th June 2024

Venue: Screen 2, Depot Cinema, Lewes, UK (in person)

Next to Lewes railway station at Pinwell Road, Lewes, East Sussex BN7 2JS

Please see this link for further information: https://lewesdepot.org/visit/travel

Submission deadline: 3rd March 2024 

Call for Papers - "Journal of Comparative Literature and Aesthetics" Vol. 47, No. 3, Autumn 2024

updated: 
Thursday, February 8, 2024 - 3:00pm
Journal of Comparative Literature and Aesthetics (JCLA)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, May 31, 2024

The Journal of Comparative Literature and Aesthetics is now accepting submissions for its forthcoming regular issue, Vol. 47, No. 3, Autumn 2024.

Manuscripts in MS Word (5,000–8,000 words) following the MLA style should be sent to editor@jcla.in by 31 May 2024.

ABOUT THE JOURNAL

Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Journal_of_Comparative_Literature_and_Aest...

Societal Sidelines: Exclusion and Resilience in the Early Modern World

updated: 
Thursday, February 8, 2024 - 2:59pm
University of Tokyo
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, April 19, 2024

Call for Papers

Societal Sidelines: Exclusion and Resilience in the Early Modern World

International Symposium at the University of Tokyo, Japan

July 13-14 2024

 

Paper proposals are now being accepted for ‘Societal Sidelines’ symposium, to be held this July in hybrid format at Kojima Hall, University of Tokyo. For full consideration, please submit your abstracts (350 words max.) to nora.baker@e.u-tokyo.ac.jp by April 15th, 2024.

 

Call for Editorial Assistants and Editorial Review Board Members

updated: 
Thursday, February 8, 2024 - 2:58pm
Essence &Critique: Journal of Literature and Drama Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, April 15, 2024

Call for Assistant editors and Editorial Review Board Members

Essence &Critique: Journal of Literature and Drama Studies is seeking candidates for Editorial assistants. The term of office is expected for a period of two years.

Journal page: https://www.journalofcritique.com/

POSITION DESCRIPTIONS

Editorial assistants 

Gender and Ecology

updated: 
Thursday, February 8, 2024 - 2:56pm
Women's Link Journal, Jamia Millia Islamia
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 1, 2024

Call for Papers

Women’s Link

A Bi-annual Peer Reviewed International Journal

Women and Ecology

(Vol. 31, Issue 2- July 2024)

Oxford English Graduates Conference 2024: (Re)vision

updated: 
Thursday, February 8, 2024 - 2:55pm
University of Oxford
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 8, 2024

From the ghostly sight of Julian of Norwich and Hamlet's 'mind's eye' to the rapturous idyll of Coleridge's Xanadu and the apocalyptic prophecies of Yeats's 'The Second Coming'-vision, its constraints, and revelatory possibilities have served as a creative wellspring for writers across time. Indeed, amongst the oldest and most formative motifs across literature is the visionary author, whose prophetic (in) sight transports us beyond the mundane. Meanwhile, simply adding the prefix 're' reminds us of another central yet undersung facet of authorship: revision. What drives textual (re)visions, and how do these in turn shape reception? We seek to explore literary

Call for Submissions: Labour in the Long Nineteenth Century

updated: 
Thursday, February 8, 2024 - 2:55pm
Romance, Revolution & Reform
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, April 7, 2024

Issue 7: Labour in the Long Nineteenth Century

The study of labour in the long nineteenth century has enjoyed a rich critical history, guided by the twentieth century’s New Left focus on class formation and experience, and extended by recent scholarship which has diversified traditional and non-traditional categorisations of ‘labour’. Scholars working within the postcolonial and ecocritical ‘turn’ have called for a re-imagining of the structures of labour, resource consumption, and value production, looking to the nineteenth century for its complexly-interwoven transfers of labour value across domestic and imperial boundaries.

Edward Said's legacy in the context of current events

updated: 
Thursday, February 8, 2024 - 2:55pm
Revathi Krishnaswamy, San Jose State University
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 15, 2024

Call for Papers:  Edited Volume; MLA 2025 conference special session

Topic: Edward Said’s legacy in the context of current events

Football Politics and Cultural Production in Africa: Issues and Discourses

updated: 
Thursday, February 8, 2024 - 2:53pm
Floribert Patrick C. Endong
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, April 30, 2024

CALL FOR CHAPTER PROPOSALS

Working Title: Football Politics and Cultural Production in Africa: Issues and Discourses

Editor: Floribert Patrick C. Endong – University of Dschang, Cameroon 

Concept Notes

From Ovid to Covid: Investigating the Global Environmental Issues in Art, Culture and Literature

updated: 
Thursday, February 8, 2024 - 2:51pm
Editors: Dr. PARTHA SARATHI MANDAL and Mr. DAYAL CHAKRABORTTY
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, February 29, 2024

Concept Note: In 1989, in WLA conference when Glotfelty first used the term ‘ecocriticism ’ and subsequently edited The Ecocriticism Reader with Harold Fromm, the global literary circle had had a new way of discourse. The narrative of the study of the relationship between art/culture/literature and the physical environment had been shifted from the human centric romantic approach to nature to the narrative of the biocentric approach to nature. It started to interrogate the role of human imagination in literature as well. This shift in approach fathered some naturecentric ecological narratives like Deep Ecology.

Call for Papers for the Sixth Issue: Essence & Critique: Journal of Literature and Drama Studies (ISSN: 2791-6553)

updated: 
Thursday, February 8, 2024 - 2:51pm
Essence & Critique: Journal of Literature and Drama Studies (ISSN: 2791-6553)
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, May 1, 2024

Essence & Critique: Journal of Literature and Drama Studies invites submissions for the fourth issue of the journal - a general issue on Literature and Drama Studies. 

Indexed by MLA and EBSCO databases.

Essence & Critique: Journal of Literature and Drama Studies is an open access peer-reviewed academic journal that serves as a forum for multi- and interdisciplinary discussions across Literature and Drama Studies, providing academicians, scholars, professionals and students with the opportunity to disseminate their research to a diverse audience of peers and professionals.

The second issue aims to cover literary and theatrical works in general.

Keystone DH 2024

updated: 
Thursday, February 8, 2024 - 2:51pm
Keystone Digital Humanities
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 1, 2024

Keystone DH 2024 Call for Papers

Call for Papers ETKI: Journal of Literature, Theatre and Culture Studies

updated: 
Thursday, February 8, 2024 - 2:49pm
ETKI: Journal of Literature, Theatre and Culture Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, May 1, 2024

Call for Papers

ETKI: Journal of Literature, Theatre and Culture Studies

ETKI: Journal of Literature, Theatre and Culture Studies invites submissions for the fifth issue of the journal - a general issue on literature, theatre and culture studies.

Literary Journalism/Creative Non-Fiction in East-Central Europe

updated: 
Thursday, February 8, 2024 - 2:49pm
György Túry; Robert Alexander
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, April 30, 2024

Call for Abstracts for a Proposed Volume on

Literary Journalism/Creative Non-Fiction in East-Central Europe

Abstracts are invited for a proposed collection on Literary Journalism/Creative Non-Fiction in East-Central Europe. The volume takes as its central concern the current shapes and forms of what is variously called literary journalism, creative non-fiction, creative documentary narrative, or reportage (among other terms) in the region. We have already received preliminary interest from an academic publisher.

Masks and Masking (Hybrid Conference)

updated: 
Thursday, February 8, 2024 - 2:49pm
IUP English Graduate Organization
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, February 16, 2024

Masks have been used throughout history for many different purposes. Some use literal masks for entertainment and performance; some use them for cunning and disguise; others use figurative masks to hide their true identities from those around them. As we consider trends—and shifts in those trends—in literature, theory, criticism, and academia, we must analyze the utility of masks to determine why people have needed them and still need them.

 

IUP’s English Graduate Organization is proud to announce the 2024 EGO Spring Conference with the theme: Masks and Masking. For this conference, we will be utilizing the hybrid format (both in-person and via Zoom) to accommodate everyone and encourage those from outside of IUP to join us as well.

9th International Gender and Sexuality Studies Conference September 28–29, 2024

updated: 
Thursday, February 8, 2024 - 2:49pm
University of Central Oklahoma
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, April 19, 2024

The International Gender and Sexuality Studies Conference is presented by the Women’s Research Center and the BGLTQ+ Student Center at the University of Central Oklahoma with assistance from the UCO chapter of the National Organization for Women. In tandem, these organizations promote engagement with Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality issues.

MLA 2025 Special Session: Visualizing Risk in the 20th & 21st Century

updated: 
Thursday, February 8, 2024 - 2:48pm
Elaine Cannell/UW-Madison
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 15, 2024

This MLA 2025 Special Session Panel invites papers that interrogate “risk” as a political, visual, and/or affective concept in contemporary literature, media, and visual culture. Some questions to consider might include:

Face, Form and Modern Fictions

updated: 
Thursday, February 8, 2024 - 2:48pm
_LIT: Literature Interpretation Theory_
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, April 15, 2025

LIT Special Issue CFP: Face, Form and Modern Fictions

Georgia Philological Association Annual Meeting and CFP

updated: 
Thursday, February 8, 2024 - 9:36am
Georgia Philological Association
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, March 20, 2024

The nineteenth annual meeting of the Georgia Philological Association (GPA) will be held virtually on May 17-18, 2024. We invite proposals for session topics, panel discussions, and scholarly papers in English on any subjects relating to literature, language, composition, history, philosophy, translation, the general humanities, interdisciplinary studies, and pedagogy. Reading times for individual paper presentations are limited to 15 minutes. Presenters may submit longer or more complex versions (8,000 words maximum) to be considered for publication in the Journal of the Georgia Philological Association.

"Alt+F4: Rebooting Community after Gamergate"

updated: 
Tuesday, February 6, 2024 - 12:41pm
A Public Humanities Symposium Hosted by Lawrence Technological University
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, February 28, 2024

KEYNOTE SPEAKER UPDATE!!!

 

The organizing committee of Alt+F4 is excited to announce our keynote speaker line up:

 

Kishonna L. Gray

Associate Professor in Writing, Rhetoric, & Digital Studies and Africana Studies
Director of Undergraduate Studies
Director, Faculty Learning Community on eSports and Gaming

 

 

Rachel Kowert

Research Psychologist
Founder, Psychgeist
Author

 

Anita Sarkeesian

Media Critic
Creator,  Tropes vs. Women in Video Games

 

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CFP: Special Issue on Literature and AI, vol. 6 (1)

updated: 
Tuesday, February 6, 2024 - 7:01am
International Review of Literary Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, March 30, 2024

Call for Papers: Special Issue on Literature and Artificial Intelligence

International Review of Literary Studies

Deadline for Submission: February 29, 2024

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The International Review of Literary Studies, an open access with no APC, invites scholars, researchers, and practitioners in the fields of literature, language, and AI to submit their original contributions for a special issue focused on the intersection of Literature and Artificial Intelligence.

Theme: Literature and AI: Exploring the Nexus of Creativity and Technology

CHILD AND TEEN CONSUMPTION 2024: PLAYING WITH BORDERS (extended deadline)

updated: 
Tuesday, February 6, 2024 - 6:17am
Conference on Child and Teen Consumption
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, February 9, 2024

CHILD AND TEEN CONSUMPTION 2024 (extended deadline)

11th Interdisciplinary Conference on Child and Teen Consumption

October 16 -18 2024, York University, Toronto, Canada PLAYING WITH BORDERS

The 2024 edition of the Child and Teen Consumption Conference will be held in Toronto (Canada) and will be hosted by York University, October 16-18, 2024.

Marxism and the Digital Public- Deadline Extended

updated: 
Monday, February 5, 2024 - 10:36pm
The University of Florida Critical Theory Reading Group/MRG
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, February 16, 2024

CFP: The 26th Annual University of Florida Critical Theory Reading Group/MRG Conference- Deadline Extended

“Marxism and the Digital Public”

 

Weekend of April 12-14, 2024

University of Florida

Gainesville, FL

 

Keynotes: M.E. O’Brien (Pinko and Parapraxis) and Jasper Bernes (University of California, Berkeley)

 

Growing Younger: Southeast Regional Conference on Christianity and Literature

updated: 
Monday, February 5, 2024 - 4:18pm
Conference on Christianity and Literature
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, July 15, 2024

“Growing Younger”: Literature and Childlike Faith

Southeast Regional Conference on Christianity and Literature Covenant College
Lookout Mountain, GA
October 10-12, 2024

Keynote Speaker: Malcolm Guite (Poet and President of the George MacDonald Society)

"Trauma and Nightmare" 7th International Interdisciplinary Conference

updated: 
Monday, February 5, 2024 - 3:40pm
InMind Support
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, February 18, 2024

Scientific Committee:

Professor Wojciech Owczarski – University of Gdańsk, Poland

Professor Polina Golovátina-Mora – NTNU, Norwegian University of Science and Technology

 

Conference: 14-15 March 2024 (online - via Zoom)

 

CALL FOR PAPERS:

Warscapes: Mediating Militarized Environments

updated: 
Monday, February 5, 2024 - 8:50am
Cortland Rankin, Bowling Green State University
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, February 16, 2024

Call for chapter proposals for edited volume

 

Warscapes: Mediating Militarized Environments

Edited by Cortland Rankin (Bowling Green State University) and Brady Fletcher (University of Rochester)

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