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Crossing Boundaries: Literary and Linguistic Intersections in Modernist Studies

updated: 
Tuesday, October 3, 2023 - 4:59am
Roma Tre University, Department of Foreign Languages, Literatures and Cultures
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, October 31, 2023

Crossing Boundaries: Literary and Linguistic Intersections in Modernist Studies

 

Roma Tre University

Department of Foreign Languages, Literatures and Cultures

Sala Ignazio Ambrogio

Via del Valco di San Paolo, 19 – Rome

22-23-24 May 2024

 

Confirmed Keynote Speakers

Václav Paris (City University of New York)

Enrico Terrinoni (Università per Stranieri di Perugia)

 

Call for Papers

The Handbook of Transgender Science Fiction

updated: 
Monday, October 2, 2023 - 6:09pm
Douglas Vakoch
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, October 6, 2023

*** DEADLINE EXTENDED TO OCTOBER 6, 2023 ***

The response to our earlier CFP was so strong that we are expanding our edited volume into The Handbook of Transgender Science Fiction, and we welcome additional chapters examining science fiction novels, short stories, YA literature, graphic novels, comics, films, television, games, material culture, and other media. 

Interested authors should submit a 300-word abstract, a 200-word biography, and a sample of a previously published chapter or article to the Dropbox folder at https://bit.ly/Transgender_Science_Fiction no later than October 6, 2023.

Critical Plant Studies Book Series

updated: 
Monday, October 2, 2023 - 6:08pm
Lexington Books, an imprint of Rowman & Littlefield
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, November 1, 2023

Critical Plant Studies, a book series published by Lexington Books, an imprint of Rowman & Littlefield, calls us to re-examine in fundamental ways our understanding of and engagement with plants, drawing on diverse disciplinary perspectives. A sampling of topics appropriate for this series includes but is not limited to:
• Representations of plants in literature, art, film, and popular culture
• Relationships between humans and plants
• Boundaries and distinctions between plants and animals
• Plants and the environmental crisis
• Phytosemiotics and plant communication
• Plant sensation and consciousness
• Vegetal agency

Transgender Science Fiction

updated: 
Monday, October 2, 2023 - 6:08pm
Douglas A. Vakoch, PhD
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, October 6, 2023

*** DEADLINE EXTENDED TO OCTOBER 6, 2023 ***

The response to our earlier CFP was so strong that we are expanding our edited volume into The Handbook of Transgender Science Fiction, and we welcome additional chapters examining science fiction novels, short stories, YA literature, graphic novels, comics, films, television, games, material culture, and other media. 

Interested authors should submit a 300-word abstract, a 200-word biography, and a sample of a previously published chapter or article to the Dropbox folder at https://bit.ly/Transgender_Science_Fiction no later than October 6, 2023.

NeMLA 2024 CFP | Blurred Borders: The Making and Fading of Italian Urban Landscapes

updated: 
Monday, October 2, 2023 - 10:19am
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, October 15, 2023

The city images reveal the stratification of shared cultural meanings of the urban space over time. This space is an expression and reflection of local identity formation and dynamics. The intricate network of the actions of cities’ inhabitants is constantly conditioned by the cultural and spatial constraints of urban limits. However, in the contemporary world, the concept of “urban limit” should be seriously questioned. The boundaries of cities today have faded, and the urban frontiers are areas of opacity, constantly mobile, and undefined. The very notion of the city, as a completed organism, is continually questioned, to the extent that it can be argued that cities do not exist: there are only different forms of urban life.

Frame Narratives: Then and Now (Seminar)

updated: 
Sunday, October 1, 2023 - 1:05pm
55th Annual NeMLA Convention March 7-10, 2024 in Boston, MA
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, September 30, 2023

Submit 200-300 word abstracts (with a short bio) via the NeMLA Portal | EXTENDED DEADLINE: October 15, 2023.

https://cfplist.com/nemla/Home/CFP 

Please contact Ronny Litvack-Katzman (ronny.litvack-katzman@mail.mcgill.ca) or Adam Hill (adam.hill@mcgill.ca) with any questions.

Frame Narratives: Then and Now (Seminar)

NEMLA panel: Under Assault: Teaching African American Literature Today

updated: 
Saturday, September 30, 2023 - 4:17pm
Clark Barwick, Indiana University, Bloomington
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, October 15, 2023

African American literature has always been under assault and faced threat of erasure. Yet, we are experiencing a heightened moment of attack, when political activists are using legislative action to attempt to eradicate Blackness, intersecting identities, DEI initiatives, and the history of race in America from public education and consciousness. Therefore, this is an important time for us to proactively discuss how we teach African American writing and its expressive power to help us understand our pasts, presents, and futures.

(Deadline Extended) II. Theatre and Drama Studies Conference: Adaptation, Appropriation, Translation (Online, 8-10 Dec 2023)

updated: 
Saturday, September 30, 2023 - 11:09am
Theatre and Drama Network (TDN)
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, October 30, 2023

II. Theatre and Drama Studies Conference: Adaptation, Appropriation, Translation (Online, 8-10 Dec 2023)

We are delighted to announce that our confirmed keynote speakers are:

Aleks Sierz (Journalist, Author and Theatre Critic)

Dr Catherine Rees (Loughborough University, UK)

Prof Benjamin Poore (University of York, UK)

Prof Julie Sanders (Royal Holloway University, UK)

 

Call for Papers

Words Across Worlds: Multilingual Writers and Online Writing Instruction

updated: 
Friday, September 29, 2023 - 6:57pm
Editors: Iqra Shagufta Cheema & Erica Cirillo-McCarthy
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, October 15, 2023

CFP: Words Across Worlds: Multilingual Writers and Online Writing Instruction

 

Abstract Submission Deadline:  October 15, 2023

 

Description 

DEADLINE EXTENDED: Tolkien’s Medievalism in Ruins II: Relics and Ruins in Re/Visions of Tolkien’s Larger Legendarium at NeMLA 2024

updated: 
Friday, September 29, 2023 - 6:14pm
Carl Sell and Nick Katsiadas / Slippery Rock University and University of Pittsburgh
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, October 15, 2023

With the success of two panel sessions at the 2023 NeMLA Convention, we are happy to propose a “sequel” session on the theme of “Tolkien’s Medievalism in Ruins” in 2024. For all that may be said about the 2023 panels, one thing is certain: The panelists highlighted the important roles of relics and ruins within Tolkien’s essay “Beowulf: The Monsters and the Critics,” The Hobbit, and The Lord of the Rings.

Body Matters!: Disability in English Literature to 1800

updated: 
Friday, September 29, 2023 - 5:08pm
University of California - Santa Barbara (Early Modern Center)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, November 17, 2023

The Early Modern Center at the University of California, Santa Barbara, invites paper proposals for its 2024 conference, “Body Matters!: Disability in English Literature to 1800,” to be held at UCSB on March 1 and 2, 2024. Attending to the presence of disability in the premodern world, this interdisciplinary conference invites proposals that address medieval, early modern, and eighteenth-century literary and cultural texts. We are thrilled to announce our keynote speakers, Dr. Rachael King (UCSB), Dr. Bradley Irish (Arizona State University), and poet Jos Charles. 

CFP for edited book, Muslim Women’s Popular Fiction, for Manchester University Press

updated: 
Friday, September 29, 2023 - 3:22pm
AHRC Research Network, PI Dr Amy Burge
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, November 1, 2023

We invite proposals for research chapters for a new edited book, Muslim Women’s Popular Fiction, for Manchester University Press. This page outlines the book and how to submit a chapter proposal.

Description of book

In the twenty-first century, readers, publishers, and booksellers have noted a surge in popularity of genre works written by Muslim women, particularly in the Anglosphere. From the detective novels of Ausma Zehanat Khan to S. A. Chakraborty’s fantasy fiction, Ayisha Malik’s romantic fiction to graphic novels by Deena Mohamed – Muslim women authors are embracing popular fiction forms and genres.

Edited volume | Aural Chills and Sounds of Terror: Podcasting Horror

updated: 
Friday, September 29, 2023 - 3:22pm
Laura Álvarez Trigo (UVA) and Anna Marta Marini (UAH)
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, November 30, 2023

Aural Chills and Sounds of Terror: Podcasting Horror

Edited by Laura Álvarez Trigo (Universidad de Valladolid) and Anna Marta Marini (Universidad de Alcalá)

 

Deadline Extended: NeMLA 2024: Refusal, Disruption, and Persistence in Academia (Women's and Gender Studies Caucus Roundtable)

updated: 
Friday, September 29, 2023 - 3:21pm
NeMLA (Northeast Modern Language Association)
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, October 15, 2023

“Refusal, Disruption, and Persistence in Academia” centers on strategies such as refusal, disruption, and persistence in academia from an intersectional perspective that focusses on gendered racialization.

This roundtable will engage participants about structural change in their local context by sharing strategies from diverse standpoints. This could mean sharing stories about surviving contract work, probation, tenure review, and administrative roles while coping with and negotiating the demands of everyday life. However, participants can also consider refusal, disruption, and persistence with collaboration and community building in the foreground for systemic change, big or small.

CFP ACLA 2024 The Scream: Paralinguistic Expressions in Art

updated: 
Friday, September 29, 2023 - 3:21pm
American Comparative Literature Association
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, September 30, 2023

This panel aims to explore the possibilities presented in immanent, paralinguistic expressions which evade or function parallel to and beyond the realm of structured grammar and logics of exchange. Edouard Glissant, in Caribbean Discourse, teaches us that in the beginning was not the word, but sound. He writes, “the spoken imposes on the slave its particular syntax. For Caribbean man, the word is First and foremost sound. Noise is essential to speech . . .

2nd Global Audiovisual Archiving Conference: Exchange of Knowledge and Practices

updated: 
Friday, September 29, 2023 - 3:21pm
Archive/Counter-Archive, Eye Filmmuseum, and the Toronto International Film Festival® (TIFF)
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, October 1, 2023

2024 CONFERENCE THEME: BUILDING ALLIANCES
 

(A)rchival endeavors should not be about documenting the past, nor even about imagining the future…but about building a liberatory now. 

-Michelle Caswell, Urgent Archives: Enacting Liberatory Memory Work (2021, 13)

Ideas in Pop Culture – Potential and Risks "The Polish Journal of Aesthetics" Vol. 72 (1/2024)

updated: 
Friday, September 29, 2023 - 3:20pm
The Polish Journal of Aesthetics
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, January 31, 2024

Ideas in Pop Culture – Potential and Risks

Special Editors: Agnieszka Mikrut-Żaczkiewicz (Jagiellonian University in Krakow) and Paweł Dybała (Jagiellonian University in Krakow)

"The Polish Journal of Aesthetics" Volume 72 (1/2024)

Submission deadline: January 31, 2024

Ideas, multifaceted in nature, embody thoughts, beliefs, and abstract representations of concepts or entities. Their manifestation and propagation occur through diverse techniques across various media. This special issue aims to delve deep into the intricate relationship between ideas and their portrayal within popular culture.

Jewish Interfaith, Intercultural, and Intersectional Engagements

updated: 
Friday, September 29, 2023 - 3:19pm
American Academy of Religion-Western Region
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, November 15, 2023

CFP: JEWISH STUDIES UNIT
Jewish Interfaith, Intercultural, and Intersectional Engagements
Unit Chairs: Roberta Sabbath, University of Nevada
                     Alexander Marcus, University of Pennsylvania

 

NeMLA 2024 - Enhancing Language Learning through AI: Practical Strategies for Teachers in the Age of ChatGPT

updated: 
Friday, September 29, 2023 - 3:19pm
Philip Noonan / Boston University
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, September 30, 2023

Northeast Modern Language Association 55th Annual Convention (March 7-10, 2024)


 

Enhancing Language Learning through AI: Practical Strategies for Teachers in the Age of ChatGPT (Roundtable)

(If interested, please submit your abstract here through the NeMLA portal: https://cfplist.com/nemla/Home/S/20556)

19th-Century American Literature at CEA 3/21-3/23-2024

updated: 
Friday, September 29, 2023 - 3:16pm
College English Association
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, November 1, 2023

The College English Association, a gathering of scholar-teachers in English studies, welcomes proposals for presentations on 19th-century American literature for our 53rd annual conference in Atlanta, March 21-23, 2024.

For this area, we are particularly interested in proposals that relate 19th-century American literature to the conference theme of “Transformations” from academics from a wide range of areas across literary studies, creative writing, rhetoric, composition, technical communication, linguistics, and film.

African American Literature at CEA 3/21-3/23/2024

updated: 
Friday, September 29, 2023 - 3:16pm
College English Association
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, November 1, 2023

The College English Association, a gathering of scholar-teachers in English studies, welcomes proposals for presentations on African American Literature for our 53rd annual conference in Atlanta, March 21-23, 2024.

For this area, we are particularly interested in proposals that relate African American literature to the conference theme of “Transformations” from academics from a wide range of areas across literary studies, creative writing, rhetoric, composition, technical communication, linguistics, and film.

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