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CFP: Routledge Companion to Cultural Texts and the Nation

updated: 
Friday, January 7, 2022 - 1:03pm
Sheera Talpaz / Oberlin College
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, February 15, 2022

We invite prospective contributions for the forthcoming Routledge Companion to Cultural Texts and the Nation, an exciting new addition to the growing, dynamic book series

 

Despite robust discourse on globalization and a perhaps momentary preoccupation with post-nationalism toward the end of the 20th century, nation and nationalism continue their tenacious hold on our imaginations—a hold that, given the state of global politics, surely deserves further and renewed explanation, unpacking, and critique. 

 

Rolling call for papers - Hungarian Journal of English and American Studies

updated: 
Friday, January 7, 2022 - 4:58am
Hungarian Journal of English and American Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, December 31, 2023

The Hungarian Journal of English and American Studies (HJEAS) is

- devoted to literary, historical, film and cultural studies of the English-speaking world
- an international scholarly journal with an international audience available at major research centers and libraries throughout the world
- the oldest continuously published Central European scholarly journal in its field
- published twice a year by the Institute of English and American Studies, University of Debrecen, Hungary.

HJEAS

Environments and Communities: Interdisciplinary Conversations on de/Constructing Environment and Embodying Community

updated: 
Thursday, January 6, 2022 - 1:34pm
32nd Annual Mardi Gras Conference at Louisiana State University
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 16, 2022

As the world begins to come back together after years of social distancing, quarantine, and uncertainty, the English GraduateStudent Association’s 32nd Annual Mardi Gras Conference at Louisiana State University will be considering the relationship between environments and communities. Due to the continued presence of Covid, our conference this year will be conducted in a hybrid format. Our theme for this year's conference is“de/Constructing Environments and Embodying Communities.”The idea of environments and communities can be interpreted in a variety of interdisciplinary modes. Despite ongoing climate and public health crises, the renewal of shared spaces asks us to interrogate how our environments and communities are constructed.

Indiana English : Journal Submissions

updated: 
Thursday, January 6, 2022 - 12:41pm
Indiana English (supported by the Indiana College English Association)
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, December 31, 2022

 Indiana English is a competitive, peer-reviewed academic journal where faculty-scholars and graduate students alike can publish literary criticism, creative works, pedagogical scholarship, or other work in their fields. The journal is published online and is open access. Indiana English encourages submissions on the role of English studies in the Midwest but will consider submissions on any topic related to English literature and criticism, linguistics, or pedagogy. We also publish original creative work (fiction, poetry, creative and literary nonfiction, and photography).

International Conference "The Uncanny in Language, Literature and Culture"

updated: 
Thursday, January 6, 2022 - 9:04am
London Centre for Interdisciplinary Research
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, April 30, 2022

*Selected papers will be published in a post-conference volume with ISBN.

The twentieth-century literature and culture tended to explore and to celebrate subjectivity. But this tendency did not mean the turn to the self, but beyond the self, or as Charles Taylor puts it, “to a fragmentation of experience which calls our ordinary notions of identity into question”. 

International Conference "Narratives of Temporality: Continuities, Discontinuities, Ruptures"

updated: 
Thursday, January 6, 2022 - 9:03am
London Centre for Interdisciplinary Research
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, March 31, 2022

*Selected papers will be published in a post-conference volume with ISBN.

This conference will provide a deeper look into the dynamic and complex relation between construction, codes, language, expression, on one side and the crisis of representations, traumas, discontinuities and tensions in discourses, on the other. This will be conducted according to three research areas:

  1. The anachronism

  2. Narratives and discourse

International Conference “From Stabat Mater to Mater Movens: Analysing Discourses on Motherhood”

updated: 
Thursday, January 6, 2022 - 9:02am
London Centre for Interdisciplinary Research
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, March 15, 2022

*Selected papers will be published in a post-conference volume with ISBN.

This conference aims at exploring motherhood and its diverse cultural representations, while interrogating the ways in which such representations impact on individual and collective experiences of motherhood. Thus, we attempt at examining motherhood both as a personal experience and as an institution, as well as observing the nuances involved in the interaction between both.

Women in World(-)Literature

updated: 
Thursday, January 6, 2022 - 8:57am
English and Comparative Literary Studies, The University of Warwick
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 30, 2022

Abstract deadline:

30th January 2022

Email to:

 womeninworldlitconference@gmail.com

Conference date: 

Wednesday 22nd June 2022.

Please note that this is a trans-inclusive event.

 

 

“A single but radically uneven world-system; a singular modernity, combined and uneven; and a literature that variously registers this combined unevenness in both its form and its content to reveal itself as, properly speaking, world-literature…”

CALL-FOR-PAPERS on Caste, Social Formation and Political Mobilization

updated: 
Thursday, January 6, 2022 - 5:02am
Centre for Social Studies, Netaji Subhas Open University
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 16, 2022

Caste and caste-based practices are understood to be predominantly associated with the Indian subcontinent and broadly Hinduism. This structural, exclusionary process operates on entrenched, subconscious notions of heritable hierarchy, trans-historically modified by capitalism, environmental progressions, liberal democratization, globalization and other complex socioeconomic rocesses. The changing dynamics of these complex social patterns are equally susceptible to postmodern discourses of categories and identities, decolonial and postcolonial critical movements and political imaginaries that range from reification of status quo to challenging the immutability of the nation state.

Modernism in Motion

updated: 
Wednesday, January 5, 2022 - 11:39am
ESSE 16 conference, Mainz, Germany
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 31, 2022

Call for seminar presentation proposals at the 16th ESSE (European Society for the Study of English) conference (Mainz, Germany, 29 August-2 September 2022)

2022 Salzburg Easter School | MA and PhD Forum | Romantic Fairy Tales into Opera

updated: 
Wednesday, January 5, 2022 - 11:39am
Salzburg Easter School 2022 | Salzburg University
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, January 15, 2022


2022 Salzburg Easter School – MA- and PhD-Forum

In the context of the 2022 Salzburg Easter Festival

4-8 April 2022, Salzburg University

Romantic Fairy Tales into Opera 

 

Meridian Literary Journal

updated: 
Wednesday, January 5, 2022 - 11:39am
Multimeans Media International, Research Unit
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, June 5, 2022

Meridian Literary Journal is currently accepting new submissions. The journal publishes poems, short stories and scholarly articles.

Meridian Literary Journal aims to be a truly literary platform fulfilling the primary aim of Literature to entertain through the publication of original poetry and short fictions.  It seeks also to support scholars share their research with the global academic community by publishing research and review articles on any area of Literary Studies. 

Cavell and Kuhn: A Special Issue of Conversations: The Journal of Cavellian Studies

updated: 
Wednesday, January 5, 2022 - 11:39am
Conversations
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, March 15, 2022

Cavell and KuhnSpecial Issue of Conversations: The Journal of Cavellian Studies Deadline for abstract submissions: May 15, 2022 Contact email:Brad.tabas@ensta-bretagne.frp.a.jenner@lboro.ac.uk   There is no question that Stanley Cavell and Thomas Kuhn deeply influenced one another. Both testify to this influence in their published writings. Cavell, for his part, announced that he could not “exaggerate the importance” of his “intellectual companionship” with Kuhn in the preface to The Claim of Reason.

Building Communities of Resistance: bell hooks’ Life, Work, and Impact

updated: 
Wednesday, January 5, 2022 - 11:38am
College English
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, March 1, 2022

Call for Proposals

Theme Issue of College English:

Building Communities of Resistance: bell hooks’ Life, Work, and Impact

 

When we talk about that which will sustain and nurture our spiritual growth as a people, we must once again talk about the importance of community. For one of the most vital ways we sustain ourselves is by building communities of resistance, places where we know we are not alone.

—bell hooks
Yearning: Race, Gender, and
Cultural Politics, 1999 (p. 213) 

EXTENDED DEADLINE AND MOVED TO ONLINE FORMAT (EXTENDED DEADLINE AND MOVED TO ONLINE FORMAT → Conferencia para estudiantes graduados GRAPHSY: Identidades Híbridas: la imaginación de lo social)

updated: 
Wednesday, January 5, 2022 - 11:37am
Georgetown University
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 14, 2022

NEW! EXTENDED DEADLINE AND MOVED TO ONLINE FORMAT → Conferencia para estudiantes graduados GRAPHSY: Identidades Híbridas: la imaginación de lo social / a imaginação do social

  1. Online (Georgetown University): 18 de febrero

  2. Deadline call for abstracts: 14 de enero

Please, consider sending an abstract and sharing this information with graduate students.

Website: https://spanport.georgetown.edu/graphsy-2022/

ACCESS: 17th Annual Midwest Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference (Hybrid)

updated: 
Wednesday, January 5, 2022 - 11:37am
The MIGC at University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, January 20, 2022

MIGC 2022: Access February 18th-20th, 2022, Hybrid

The 17th Annual Midwest Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference at The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee 

Keynote Speaker: Brian Dobreski, The University of Tennessee Knoxville

Call for Submissions - DEADLINE: Thursday, January 20th, 2022

Submit your proposal: https://forms.gle/GPURmjiVFJ1rJHvE7

Please direct any questions to: themigc@gmail.com

ACCESS

Revealing Posthuman Encounters in Performance

updated: 
Wednesday, January 5, 2022 - 11:37am
Stefano Boselli and Sarah Lucie
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, February 28, 2022

CALL FOR CONTRIBUTORS 

Revealing Posthuman Encounters in Performance

Edited by Stefano Boselli and Sarah Lucie 

to be published by Routledge

Abstract proposals due by February 28, 2022

Revealing Posthuman Encounters in Performance is an intervention to reframe current theatre studies methodologies to attend to the broader spectrum of non-human actors and the crucial ways they exert agency in the theatre event. 

Dancing Resilience: Dance Studies and Activism in a Global Age

updated: 
Wednesday, January 5, 2022 - 11:37am
Dance Studies Association
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, February 15, 2022

Vancouver, located on the unceded territories of the Musqueam, Squamish, and Tsleil-Waututh Nations, has long been a site of occupation, exchange, defiance and resilience. From time immemorial, it has been a location of trade and traversal across coastal Indigenous communities of the Pacific and, in more recent centuries, a place where other diverse cultures from across the world have also negotiated relation across colonial pathways and settlements. Vancouver is a site of multiple Nation to Nation relationships. It is a site of resistance as well as capitulation to uneven development, neoliberal markets, colonial laws, and to exclusion – situations exacerbated by the recent pandemic.

BWWC "Borders" May 19-21, 2022

updated: 
Wednesday, January 5, 2022 - 11:37am
British Women Writers Association
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 14, 2022

The organizers of the 2022 British Women Writers Conference held this year at Baylor University invite papers and panel proposals interpreting the theme of “Borders” in 18th- and 19th-century British women’s writing. In response to the 2021 BWWC “Reorientations,” panels and papers on topics related to race and ethnicity are especially welcome. 

Richard Wright Society Announces Two ALA Sessions

updated: 
Wednesday, January 5, 2022 - 11:37am
Alison Arant, Wagner College
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 21, 2022

American Literature Association

May 26-29, 2022

Palmer House, Chicago, Illinois

 

In an effort to organize a new Richard Wright Society, this call announces two sessions on Wright, along with an organizing meeting, to take place at the 33rd Annual American Literature Association Conference.

 

Roundtable: Richard Wright’s Place in the Canon

*Final Call* Investigating the Hardwood – Interdisciplinary Analyses of and Reflections on Professional Basketball

updated: 
Wednesday, January 5, 2022 - 11:36am
Till Neuhaus & Niklas Thomas (Eds.)
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 17, 2022

As a sport, basketball follows a certain set of rules and conventions which serve as a framework for players, coaches, and teams to play the sport. By their very nature, these rules are meritocratic which means that all participants are equal on the court, play by the same rules, and the only relevant (read as: game deciding) factors are effort, skill, and fortune. Such a perspective on basketball and sports leads certain fans and observers to statements such as “politics should be kept out of sports”.

Call for Papers - There Can Be Only One: Critical Essays on the Highlander Franchise

updated: 
Wednesday, January 5, 2022 - 11:36am
Michele Brittany
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, May 31, 2022

There Can Be Only One.  This phrase was made popular 35 years ago with the release of Highlander, a fantasy action-adventure film directed by Russell Mulcahy and starring Christophe Lambert, Sean Connery, and Clancy Brown.  While it did not turn a profit during its theatrical release, it did become a cult film inspiring several sequels, three television series, original novels, comic books, audio books, video games, a web series, collectibles, musical scores, and a loyal fandom who have successfully organized a number of Highlander fan conventions.  

[ONLINE] * International Conference for Postgraduates in French and Francophone Studies* Images: Past and Present

updated: 
Wednesday, January 5, 2022 - 11:36am
Association for the Study of Modern and Contemporary France and The Society for the Study of French History
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 31, 2022

ASMCF-SSFH Postgraduate Study Day 2022

Call for papers - Images: Past & Present 

 

A virtual study day to be held on 23 April 2022

 

Keynote: To Be Confirmed

 

What happens when the images come into the world? With or without its consent, civil society has been constantly imaged, recorded, documented, archived and exhibited. This omnipresence of images created, circulated, and displayed merits an analysis of the multiplicity of its forms and its roots.

 

Ecopedagogies and Hispanic Studies: Knowledge and Skills for the Anthropocene

updated: 
Wednesday, January 5, 2022 - 11:36am
Revista de ALCES XXI. Journal of Contemporary Spanish Literature and Film
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 28, 2022

Call For Papers 

 

Ecopedagogies and Hispanic Studies:

Knowledge and Skills for the Anthropocene

Revista de ALCES XXI. Journal of Contemporary Spanish Literature and Film 2023 Special Issue

While traditional pedagogies have contributed to what Rob Nixon has called the two defining crises of the 21st century: catastrophic climate change and widening global disparity, the emergence of critical pedagogies and environmental humanities has brought new ways for curricular innovation. 

Religion, Faith and the Fantastic

updated: 
Wednesday, January 5, 2022 - 11:29am
Inklings Gesellschaft für Literatur und Ästhetik e.V.
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 31, 2022

Often drawing from religious mythology, fantastic literature has been intricately linked to religious themes since before the mid-twentieth century, when Lewis wrote The Chronicles of Narnia, a religious allegory (although he insisted that it was not), and Tolkien formulated his understanding of fantasy as a sub-creation. In His Dark Materials (1995-2000), Philip Pullman creates a New Eve and imagines a frail deity no longer in control. A myriad of fantastic fiction — such as Terry Pratchett's Hogfather (1996) and Neil Gaiman's American Gods (2001) — also looks at the displacement or immigration of old gods as well as the creation of new ones.

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