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DEADLINE EXTENDED - CFP: "Career Pathways to Teaching Professional and STEM Writing" (MMLA)

updated: 
Monday, May 23, 2022 - 10:02am
Midwest Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, June 14, 2022

This panel will invite faculty that teach in Professional and STEM writing to discuss their career trajectory. The panel is intended for graduate students seeking to diversify their teaching portfolios, graduates contemplating new career paths, department administrators looking to develop new curricula and courses, and faculty interested in different approaches to writing instruction. It will ask participants to discuss opportunities and challenges they have seen both in the institutional identity of these writing courses and in their subject matter and student body. More specifically, the panel will address the relationship between English departments, literature courses, freshman composition, and these vocational writing courses.

EXTENDED DEADLINE: The Spectre Haunting Academia: Understanding the Role of Academia in the Rise of the Far-Right

updated: 
Monday, May 23, 2022 - 5:36am
Universität Heidelberg
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, June 30, 2022

The aim of this conference is to situate the rise of the Far-Right in conjunction with academic spaces and practices i.e., to understand the macroscopic role Academia has in producing, challenging, and responding to the proliferation of this adaptive ideology. How do scholarly practices and the Far-right interact? How do Far-right governments impact Academia, both nationally and globally? Why are Academia’s responses to and/or co-options by the Far-right so culturally impactful?

Extended Deadline! 119th Annual PAMLA Conference in Los Angeles, CA: CFP

updated: 
Monday, May 23, 2022 - 3:03am
Craig Svonkin, Metropolitan State University of Denver
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, July 10, 2022

PAMLA 2022 is excited to announce that the extended deadline for paper proposal submissions is July 10 for the 119th annual PAMLA Conference at the beautiful UCLA Luskin Conference Center and Hotel in Los Angeles, California!

Visit our conference portal CFP page and begin to search for a session that interests you! Once you’ve done so, you will hear back from your prospective presiding officer in the following days after the deadline.

Podcast for Pop-Culture/Nerd/Nostalgia Podcast

updated: 
Sunday, May 22, 2022 - 3:48pm
The Nostalgia Test Podcast
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, September 1, 2022

Hi! My name is Dan Dissinger. I'm a professor in the USC Writing Program and I host a pop culture/nerd/nostalgia comedy podcast with my longtime friend and micro-brewery owner Manny Coelho. 

The aim of the podcast is to revisit our childhood movies, tv shows, video games, music, etc, and to the ultimate test--THE NOSTALGIA TEST! It's a fun comedy podcast, and we always aim to have a great time. 

Looking For Guests for Writing/Pedagogy Podcast

updated: 
Sunday, May 22, 2022 - 3:47pm
Writing Remix Podcast
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, August 30, 2022

Hi! My name is Dan Dissinger. I'm a professor in the USC Writing Program and I host Writing Remix, a podcast about writing, language, and pedagogy. I would love to have you as a guest on the podcast. 

UPDATE_Culture-bound syndromes in Popular Culture/Call for Chapters_ROUTLEDGE

updated: 
Sunday, May 22, 2022 - 7:01am
Titu Maiorescu University, Bucharest, Romania
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, October 15, 2022

UPDATE 16 May: The project is secured. We are hoping to improve the table of contents by adding one final contribution dedicated to culture-bound syndromes from the Arab worldthe Middle East, Africa or indigenous communities.

We welcome chapter proposals on any cultural syndromes and their representations in popular culture BUT ONLY for these regions. For example:

- the evil eye (Al-Ayn, in Arabic), Djinnati

- Zar possession, brain fag, boufée delirante

- mental illnesses that are often attributed to evil spirits, also known as “jinns” etc.

ADDICTIONS- in Psychology, Culture and Art (conference online)

updated: 
Saturday, May 21, 2022 - 5:25am
InMind Support
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, June 4, 2022

Conference:  23-24 June 2022, online (via Zoom platform)

 

Scientific Committee:

Professor Wojciech Owczarski – University of Gdańsk, Poland

Professor Paulo Endo – University of São Paulo, Brazil

 

CFP:

Young Adult Literature and Culture (In-Person panel)

updated: 
Friday, May 20, 2022 - 2:43pm
Melanie A. Marotta / Pacific and Ancient Modern Language Association (PAMLA 2022 Conference)
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, July 10, 2022

This session is open to all papers that explore some aspect of Young Adult literature and/or culture. The panel is particularly interested in papers attuned to some facet of the conference theme, " Geographies of the Fantastic and the Quotidian.” How does space impact YA literature and/or culture? How is the Anthropocene represented in YA fantasy? Further, presentations that examine diverse voices in literature and media are encouraged. This panel welcomes submissions about young adult literature, film, television, etc. Feel free to submit an abstract pertaining to the conference theme or otherwise.

10th International Biennial Conference on American Studies

updated: 
Friday, May 20, 2022 - 1:13pm
Irakli Tskhvediani/Akaki Tsereteli State University
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, July 20, 2022

October 14- 15, 2022 Kutaisi, Georgia

Akaki Tsereteli State University in Kutaisi, Georgia will host a two-day international biennial multidisciplinary conference on American studies. The conference is dedicated to the memory of Professor Temur Kobakhidze. It is organized by Prof. Vakhtang Amaglobeli Center for American Studies at Akaki Tsereteli State University, ATSU Foreign Affairs and Development Office and John Dos Passos Association of Georgia.

We invite a variety of contributions that address any of the following topics:

U.S. Literature

U.S. Education System

U.S. Culture

Art

Philosophy

Mass Media

Social and Women's Issues

U.S. History

U.S. Politics

Religion

new e-journal announcement and invitation to publish

updated: 
Friday, May 20, 2022 - 1:12pm
InScriptum: A Journal of Language and Literary Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, June 30, 2022

InScriptum is a bi-disciplinary, multi-lingual online journal welcoming research on a broad spectrum of topics in literature and linguistics. Papers are published in English, Italian, Polish, Spanish, German, French, and occasionally other languages. Uncommon in its assay, the journal aims at inclusiveness and promotes cross-specialty enrichment. InScriptum is published by the Jan Kochanowski University Press with the support of the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley (USA), the University of Bergamo (Italy), and Jan Kochanowski University (Poland). Full text versions of articles published in the journal are freely available courtesy of the publisher in the open-access mode.

Venti Journal, Vol. 2, Iss. 3, "Wind"

updated: 
Friday, May 20, 2022 - 1:12pm
Venti Journal: Air, Experience, Aesthetics | https://www.venti-journal.com/
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, June 13, 2022

Venti: Air, Experience, and Aesthetics invokes both the number ‘twenty’ and ‘the winds.’ Conceived in the year 2020, the journal is a forum for discussions centered on the year’s foregrounding of air, its related themes, and historical, interdisciplinary, and critical resonances. Ventiasks: how do we become aware of something invisible and of things that are always in the air — such as the air itself? Investigating this query in a series of thematic issues, Venti explores the indexical qualities of air and our awareness of it through effects and affects.

Wind 

Vladimir Nabokov: Writing Nature - Montreux 2023

updated: 
Friday, May 20, 2022 - 1:12pm
French Vladimir Nabokov Society
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, October 16, 2022

The University of Lausanne, the French Vladimir Nabokov Society and the Jan Michalski Foundation are joining forces to organize the Sixth International Vladimir Nabokov Conference sponsored by the French Vladimir Nabokov Society. After the three conferences in Paris (2013, 2019, 2021), Biarritz (2016), Lille and Chapel Hill (2018), this conference will explore the rich relationship of Nabokov’s oeuvre to the natural world.

Dave Sim Comics Iconoclast

updated: 
Friday, May 20, 2022 - 1:12pm
Dominick Grace and Eric Hoffman
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, May 31, 2022

Co-Editors Dominick Grace and Eric Hoffman (Dave Sim: Conversations, Chester Brown: Conversations, Seth: Conversations, Jim Shooter: Conversations, Steve Gerber: Conversations, Approaching Twin Peaks: Essays on the Original Series, and The Canadian Alternative: Cartoonists, Comics, and Graphic Novels) seek original, previously unpublished essays on the work of Dave Sim for a book of critical approaches on Sim, tentatively titled Dave Sim: Comics Iconoclast, to be published by McFarland.

 

CALL FOR CHAPTERS ‘STARS AND FRANCHISES’ EDITED COLLECTION

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Friday, May 20, 2022 - 1:12pm
Sarah Thomas (University of Liverpool, UK) and Mark McKenna (Staffordshire University, UK)
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, July 30, 2022

This edited collection seeks to examine the intersections between two significant media systems: stardom and the franchise. It will explore the convergences, tensions and inter-dependences that star-driven texts and franchise cultures have constantly negotiated within the entertainment industry, on a global, historical and multiplatform scale. It aims to analyse franchise sites and strategies as significant nexus where an understanding of stars is created, managed and interpreted, and to analyse the place and value of the star to media franchise production.

Challenges Faced by Women in the Covid-19 Pandemic

updated: 
Friday, May 20, 2022 - 1:12pm
Women’s Studies Unit, Bhairab Ganguly College, W. B., India
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, July 31, 2022

Bhairab Ganguly College

Women’s Studies Unit

CALL FOR BOOK CHAPTERS

Challenges Faced by Women in the Covid-19 Pandemic

CONCEPT NOTE

"Rhetorical Theory" Panel [Extended Deadline]

updated: 
Friday, May 20, 2022 - 1:12pm
Pacific Ancient and Modern Languages (PAMLA)
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, July 10, 2022

PAMLA 2022 RHETORICAL THEORY PANEL

CALL FOR PAPERS

 

“Rhetorical Theory”
UCLA, November 11-13
Chair: Dr. Ryan Leack (USC)


Abstract

This panel will explore recent movements in rhetorical theory writ large, either in connection with or apart from composition theory and practice. Special attention will be given to proposals that engage with the conference's theme.

Description

Sustainability Culture and the Sense of Belongingness to the Land, 2022 International Conference on Sustainability Culture

updated: 
Friday, May 20, 2022 - 1:12pm
Theodoor Richard / National Chung Hsing University
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, July 15, 2022

Our Call for Papers focuses on an interdisciplinary study of sustainability culture and the Agroecological Transition. In our research at NCHU/IAC, we find that the same core question arises over and time again: how is it possible that even though we already have all the knowledge and technology required to live and farm sustainably, we do not seem to be able to fully achieve this? We postulate that the answers are found in how we form our culture and how we relate to the technology that gives us our comforts. Which values do we have, how do we think the world works, and do we really want to be sustainable, no matter what?

 

Modernism and Literature: A (Re)consideration

updated: 
Friday, May 20, 2022 - 1:12pm
Jeff Birkenstein/Saint Martin's University
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, September 1, 2022

CFP: Modernism and Literature: A (Re)consideration

Proposals due September 1, 2022

OVERVIEW:

Climate in Crisis: Social Responses to and Social Causes of the Current Climate Crisis

updated: 
Friday, May 20, 2022 - 1:12pm
Humber College Faculty of Liberal Arts and Sciences
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, June 5, 2022

The call for proposals is now open for the eighth annual interdisciplinary conference held by Humber’s Faculty of Liberal Arts & Sciences in collaboration with the Toronto International Festival of Authors.

This year’s conference is titled “Climate in Crisis (Activism, Apathy and Responsibility: Social Responses to and Social Causes of the Current Climate Crisis).”

SAMLA 94 SAMLA Poets: Change

updated: 
Friday, May 20, 2022 - 1:12pm
Valerie A. Smith / Kennesaw State University
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, June 1, 2022

SAMLA POETS: CHANGE
SAMLA POETS

This regular poetry session welcomes creative submissions on any aspect of the SAMLA 94 conference theme: Change. This session aims to feature all types of poems and poets that address the changing times and inspire us to change; poems for revolution and evolution; poems for a change of mind and body; poems that reflect a change of craft, technique, or perspective--any and all are welcome! By June 1, 2022, please submit a sample of original poetry that fits the conference theme (3-5 poems, 10 pages max), a brief bio, and any A/V requests to Valerie A. Smith, Kennesaw State University, at vsmith37@kennesaw.edu.

Oxford Handbook of Christopher Marlowe

updated: 
Friday, May 20, 2022 - 1:12pm
Sarah Dustagheer and Kirk Melnikoff
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, October 1, 2022

After the New Oxford Shakespeare credited Christopher Marlowe as co-author of 1, 2, and 3 Henry VI in 2016, Shakespeare’s short-lived contemporary has drawn a wave of renewed interest. Since then, new editions of Doctor Faustus, The Massacre at Paris, and The Jew of Malta have appeared, three collections of essays have been published, and a well-attended international Marlowe conference was held in Wittenberg, Germany. Marlowe’s plays continue to be a staple of contemporary non-Shakespearean performance with recent celebrated productions at the RSC’s Swan Theatre and the National Theatre.

Outside the Western Box - In Search of the Primary

updated: 
Friday, May 20, 2022 - 1:11pm
The Charles Olson Society
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, June 29, 2022

The Charles Olson Society will sponsor a session at the upcoming Re-Viewing Black Mountain College Conference, to be held in Asheville, October 7-9, 2022.

Women Writing Syria: Resilience, Solidarity, Movement

updated: 
Friday, May 20, 2022 - 1:08pm
cara
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, July 16, 2022

Women Writing Syria: Resilience, Solidarity, Movement

Call for Submissions

How do Syrian women writers, poets and artists imagine Syria, both before and after the revolution and war? Can we imagine Syria without war? Can Syria – as a site that is at once shared, divided and contested – inspire us to bring it into being through creative writing and arts? Could we make this imagined Syria a concrete reality? How can Syrian women’s narratives and voices be heard?

We invite contributions from Syrian women writers of fiction and non-fiction, poets, playwrights and cross-genre writers writing in English, Arabic and Turkish for the forthcoming anthology Women Writing Syria. Visuals by artists are also welcome.

LAST CALL! Extended deadline: The Street and the City – Moments

updated: 
Friday, May 20, 2022 - 1:08pm
University of Lisbon Centre for English Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, May 30, 2022

 We are delighted to announce that the submissions deadline for paper, panel and roundtable proposals for the Conference “The Street and the City – Moments”, taking place at the University of Lisbon (7-9 September 2022), has now been extended until 30th May 2022.

Submissions to the conference are invited from a broad range of disciplines including literature, cultural studies, anthropology, history, politics, the social sciences, and other related disciplines.

We welcome proposals for papers, pre-organised panels and roundtables.

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