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Beastly Modernisms Edited Collection

updated: 
Thursday, July 9, 2020 - 7:10am
Alex Goody, Oxford Brookes University
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, September 14, 2020

Call for Chapters

Beastly Modernisms:

Animal Figurations in Modernist Literature and Culture

Edited by Alex Goody and Saskia McCracken

beastlymodernisms@gmail.com
Deadline for Abstracts 14 September 2020

CFP for NeMLA 2021 | The Dread of Difference(s): Horror, Gender, and Cinematic Defiance (Seminar)

updated: 
Thursday, July 9, 2020 - 7:10am
Northeast Modern Languages Association (NeMLA)
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, September 30, 2020

Since Carol J. Clover’s seminal work Men, Women, and Chainsaws (1992), feminist readings of horror movies have gained an enthusiastic theoretical momentum. In employing various frameworks and lenses and by complicating our spectatorial position, this rich corpus of literature has perhaps contributed to a resignification of the genre and its tropes. However, amid the emergence of luminous movies that defy and challenge horror’s misogynistic and racialized foundations, several questions arise: Is contemporary horror cinema really abjuring its heteronormative, original structure? Does mainstream horror still convey trite reactionary messages with renewed vigor?

Innovation Ethics

updated: 
Thursday, July 9, 2020 - 7:10am
Roger Hunt / Ideatrek
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, September 30, 2020

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS:
“What is ethical innovation?”

Have the last 20-50 years of innovation been a success? How does society view the founder? Is risk appropriately distributed across the innovation dynamic? What roles should the government take in scientific progress? What entities are responsible for technical disasters? How important are individual rights and privacy? What problems should innovators focus on for the next twenty years?

The collection includes a range of essays from both academics and professionals working on ethical issues facing the future of innovation.

Resisting White Supremacy in the African Diaspora: Moving Towards Liberation and Decolonization

updated: 
Thursday, July 9, 2020 - 7:09am
Interdisciplinary Humanities/Humanities Education and Research Association
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 1, 2021

The months of May and June, 2020, saw unprecedented global protests against anti-Black racism and calls for a more equitable and just society that recognizes the humanity and lives of people of African descent. While these protests initially originated across the United States, protesters around the world quickly galvanized in support of these issues organizing events in a growing number of countries, including Canada, Mexico, Haiti, the United Kingdom, France, Germany, South Africa, Australia and Japan. This has been an important moment for Black scholars, activists, and cultural producers everywhere—as well as their friends and allies—to reflect not only on the crisis that has marked Black lives, but also on our future possibilities.

 

Gender Research Workshop

updated: 
Thursday, July 9, 2020 - 7:08am
London Centre for Interdisciplinary Research
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, July 15, 2020

Gender Research Workshop


8 September 2019 – Oxford, UK The workshop is designed for students, young scholars and independent researchers with a particular interest related to gender studies. The workshop will allow them to deepen theoretical and methodological knowledge and critical thinking in gender studies.

The workshop will be divided into three sessions with breaks for tea, coffee and snacks. All the participants who will attend the workshop will receive certificates.

In order to book a place, please register by 15 July 2019 on http://registration.lcir.co.uk.

International Online Conference on Digital Humanities

updated: 
Thursday, July 9, 2020 - 7:08am
London Centre for Interdisciplinary Research, Academic LAB
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, August 10, 2020

International Conference on Digital Humanities:“Digital Dialogues”24-25 October 2020organised by London Centre for Interdisciplinary Research and Academic LAB

With the epidemic shaking the world and the research/teaching/learning being moved online, the field of Digital Humanities has received an unprecedented attention of scholars and professionals. It has become vital to explore its theories, methods and practices and to clarify its multiple possibilities and challenges.

CFC CURRENTS NO. 6: NEW TRENDS IN ENGLISH STUDIES FOR THE 2020s

updated: 
Thursday, July 9, 2020 - 7:08am
CURRENTS: A Journal of Young English Philology Thought and Review
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, October 15, 2020

CALL FOR CONTRIBUTIONS

 

CURRENTS NO. 6

NEW TRENDS IN ENGLISH STUDIES FOR THE 2020s

 

We are pleased to announce the call for papers for the sixth issue of CURRENTS: A Journal of Young English Philology Thought and Review. CURRENTS is an open access, peer-reviewed, yearly interdisciplinary journal, based in Toruń (Nicolaus Copernicus University), addressed to young researchers in the field of English studies.

The Odyssey of Communism. Visual Narratives, Memory and Culture

updated: 
Thursday, July 9, 2020 - 7:07am
Dunarea de Jos University of Galati
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, September 30, 2020

Goal: With obvious propagandistic aims, the feature films and documentaries produced in the Eastern Bloc would ‘rewrite’ the history in the making, providing their home audiences with the image of a system that should have been perceived as victorious against the evils of the corrupt, capitalist West, and as a blessing for the ones fortunate enough to be under the protection of the Party.

Equally worth commenting on are the few cultural products of the age that escaped censorship in their attempt to fight the regime, either by subtle insertion of subversive elements in the communist visual propaganda or by ‘emigration’ to a free world that was more than willing to find out what was going on behind the Iron Curtain.

REVISED DEADLINE: Katherine Mansfield Critical Journal Tinakori

updated: 
Thursday, July 9, 2020 - 7:07am
Katherine Mansfield Society in association with Edge Hill University
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, August 31, 2020

Tinakori:

Critical Journal of the Katherine Mansfield Society 

Editors: Kym Brindle and Karen D’Souza

Love

‘About Love. Well each of us thinks differently’

Letter from Mansfield to Dorothy Brett [20 April 1921]

 

Opening the Vault: Media Industry Studies and its Archives

updated: 
Thursday, July 9, 2020 - 7:06am
Spectator / University of Southern California
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, November 27, 2020

Deadline for Submission: November 27, 2020

Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, numerous scholars have been unable to physically access archival records, locked away for an indefinite period of time. In the present, various media industries—studios, streaming services, talent agencies, and more —have continued to announce deals, make public statements, and present a digital front that veils the story underneath. With continued conglomeration and corporate security practices winnowing access to materials, even smaller stakes questions—even the amount of eyes on any particular work on digital platforms—are becoming increasingly impossible to uncover without records.

NEMLA 2021 Panel Crip-torians: Disability Resistance in the Rehabilitation Era

updated: 
Thursday, July 9, 2020 - 7:06am
Emily Baldys / Millersville University
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, September 30, 2020

19th-century Britain witnessed the convergence of many historical trends that exacerbated disability stigma, even as the era embraced a rehabilitative ethos. The growth of specialized medicine, the expansion of a sprawling asylum system, institutional categorization of the poor, public health initiatives, and the rise of eugenics: all these and more spawned attitudes and practices that worked to disable those who were physically and mentally impaired.

Theoretical Studies in Literature and Art

updated: 
Thursday, July 9, 2020 - 7:06am
Theoretical Studies in Literature and Art (ISSN0257-0254)
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, December 31, 2020

Theoretical Studies in Literature and Art (ISSN 0257-0254), launched in 1980 and published bimonthly, a most highly recognized peer-reviewed journal in China, publishes original papers in Chinese or English in arts and humanities, especially literary studies. We welcome MLA-style papers of 6000-12000 words in the fields of literary theory, critical theory, aesthetics, philosophy of art, cultural studies, etc.

Souhern Gothic Subversion

updated: 
Thursday, July 9, 2020 - 7:06am
Mary McCampbell
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, July 29, 2020

This interdisciplinary panel invites submissions for papers that examine the subversive aspects of the Southern Gothic genre in literature, film, television, or music. Creative new readings of traditional Southern Gothic texts from O'Connor, Faulkner, Williams, etc. are welcome. Also encouraged are explorations of contemporary texts such as the HBO series True Detective, fiction from Toni Morrison and Dona Tartt, or music from The Handsome Family and Iron and Wine.

Please submit a 250-word abstract, brief biographical statement (including academic affiliation and contact information), and A/V requirements to Mary McCampbell at mmccampbell@leeuniversity.edu by July 29, 2020.

CFP for The JOURNAL OF HISPANIC AND LUSOPHONE WHITENESS STUDIES (HLWS)

updated: 
Thursday, July 9, 2020 - 7:05am
Western Oregon University
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, September 1, 2020

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THE JOURNAL OF HISPANIC AND LUSOPHONE WHITENESS STUDIES (HLWS) is open access, peer-reviewed, interdisciplinary journal. The Journal promotes the research on non-Anglocentric Studies of Whiteness in the Lusophone and Hispanic cultural productions from any period.

Roll for Initiative: Writing Dungeons & Dragons

updated: 
Thursday, July 9, 2020 - 7:05am
Suzanne Richardson and Daniel Shank Cruz
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, December 15, 2020

Roll for Initiative: Writing Dungeons & Dragons

            We seek submissions in the genres of the essay (creative nonfiction or critical/theoretical), poetry, and the interview for an anthology that will take a literary perspective to examine all aspects of Dungeons & Dragons (D&D).

Stratified Nature: Women’s Writing and Nature Past, Present, and Future

updated: 
Thursday, July 9, 2020 - 7:04am
Cambridge Scholars Press
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, December 1, 2021

Stratified Nature: Women’s Writing and Nature Past, Present, and Future

I would like to invite you to consider submitting one or more chapters to the forthcoming essay collection.

As we continue the study of the Anthropocene and society’s intersections with nature, this collection searches for essays on women’s writing, Anthropocene, and futurism. This anthology’s scope will be broad, with a focus on analysis of women writers, society, and nature in the past, present, and future.

CFP PLATFORM: 'Balancing Acts'

updated: 
Thursday, July 9, 2020 - 7:04am
Lisa Moravec
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, July 31, 2020

CFP Platform: Journal of Theatre and Performing Arts
BALANCING ACTS No. 14, Vol. 2

Balance is an insecure state. When extreme acts of falling (releasing) and suspension (being unable to move) push bodies off balance, into a state of disorientation, balance is put into question. Following Sara Ahmed’s observation that bodies lose their balance if they do not move along the straight vertical line of capital (2016) and Anne Cooper Albright’s analysis which explores how we can practice realigning ‘at the edge of our balance’ (2019), this issue of Platform investigates moments in which balance is put at stake.

Periodicals and Silent Cinema (Special Edition of the Journal of Modern Periodical Studies)

updated: 
Thursday, July 9, 2020 - 7:03am
Jonathan Cranfield / Liverpool John Moores University
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, July 24, 2020

Submissions are solicited for a special edition of the Journal of Modern Periodical Studies on the relationship between periodicals and silent cinema. Work is encouraged which treats the topic in its global, as well as Anglophone, context. 

The rise of silent cinema in the early twentieth century changed the business of writing and publishing forever. Editors, journalists, essayists and authors found themselves catering for readers whose cultural expectations had been transformed by their interactions with cinema. Debates raged over which periodical form would first be rendered obsolete: the daily newspaper? The illustrated magazine? The serialised novel? The weekly comic? The compendium of short fiction?

Revenant Death and the Screen

updated: 
Thursday, July 9, 2020 - 7:03am
Dr Bethan Michael-Fox and Dr Renske Visser
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, October 5, 2020

Death and the Screen

Call for Papers for Special Issue

Guest Editors Dr Bethan Michael-Fox (@bethmichaelfox) and Dr Renske Visser (@Renske_Visser)

Revenant (www.revenantjournal.com) is now accepting abstracts for critical articles, creative writing pieces, and book, film, music, or event reviews for a themed issue on Death and the Screen, examining how screens, in the broad sense of the word, have shaped and continue to shape the way we witness, experience and reflect on death and dying. 

Library Diversity and Residency Studies: Journal Call for Papers

updated: 
Thursday, July 9, 2020 - 7:02am
Sigrid Kelsey
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, September 15, 2020

Library Diversity and Residency Studies: Journal Call for Papers 

We are pleased to announce a call for papers for the next issue of Library Diversity and Residency Studies (LDRS), an open access, peer-reviewed journal founded and published by a team of librarians and LIS faculty members. LDRS publishes articles that are engaged in the social justice project of increasing diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) in the library profession and in LIS curricula. 

Journal URL: https://librarydiversity.institute/ldrs/

Opening the Ecological Text

updated: 
Wednesday, July 8, 2020 - 9:42am
Anne McConnell, West Virginia State University; Kent Shaw, Wheaton College
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, November 1, 2020

Please consider submitting a manuscript for our special issue, Opening the Ecological Text, in the peer-reviewed, open-access journal, Humanities.  Here is the call for papers and the link where you can submit:

Strategies for Teaching Climate Change in the First-Year Writing Classroom; PAMLA (Nov. 12-15, 2020)

updated: 
Monday, July 6, 2020 - 6:51pm
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, July 15, 2020

The 118th annual conference of the Pacific Ancient & Modern Language Association (PAMLA) will be held from Thursday, November 12, to Sunday, November 15, 2020, at the Sahara Las Vegas Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada.

Strategies for Teaching Climate Change in the First-Year Writing Classroom:

This session investigates the teaching of climate change themes, focusing on the first-year writing classroom. It will invite instructors whose courses have incorporated these themes to share their pedagogical strategies with those who are new to the use of climate change themes or who would like to improve their existing pedagogy.

(Updated)Materialisms: Reconciliations in the Present

updated: 
Sunday, July 5, 2020 - 9:22pm
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 10, 2021

Materialisms: Reconciliations in the Present Graduate Student Conference 

April 9th-10th, 2021

University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
Department of Cultural Studies and Comparative Literature

 

Call for Papers

NeMLA 2021: Gaming Across Borders: Cross-cultural Analysis of Video Game Play and Narrative

updated: 
Sunday, July 5, 2020 - 5:59pm
Theodore "Ted" Harrison/ Georgetown University
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, September 30, 2020

We would like to invite you to submit abstracts to the panel Gaming Across Borders: Cross-cultural Analysis of Video Game Play and Narrative, to be held at the 52nd Annual Northeast MLA Conference in Philadelphia, PA on March 11-14, 2021. Please contact Ted Harrison with any questions at tdh70@georgetown.edu.

 

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