This CFP is for the panel on “Exploring Provocation and Scandal in Gendered Texts” at the South Atlantic Modern Language Association (SAMLA) conference online (it will be held virtually this year), from November 13 to November 15.
This CFP is for the session on “Provocative and Provoking: Reading Racial and Cultural Texts Across Asia” at the South Atlantic Modern Language Association (SAMLA) conference online (it will be held virtually this year), from November 13 to November 15.
This session welcomes papers addressing any aspect of Asian studies—including (but not limited to) literary and digital representations of cultural, artistic, racial, and linguistic diversity.
The regimes of Whiteness, heteronormativity, androcentrism, able-bodiedness or Eurocentrism have for a long time constituted the frameworks of ‘proper’, ‘successful’ or expected social conduct, organising in a normative way social communication, relations and spaces. The regimes have been shaping social life, state policies and institutions, or fields of science and arts. Social practices are imbued with preconceptions concerning race, sexuality, gender, health or ethnicity which have become so commonsensical that it takes a lot of critical effort to go beyond the normative context.
"GIRL REPORTERS" & BREAKING THE RULES FOR BREAKING NEWS
Since the sexual abuse allegations against American film producer Harvey Weinstein in Oct 2017, the #metoo movement has received wide attention on social media and in public life. What this movement has reminded us is sexual abuse is deeply implicated in social/hierarchical power structures (forcing survivors to suffer violence and then hide trauma). It has also offered the possibility of speaking against sexual abuse, harassment, and violence in public and “shaming” perpetrators (as “due process” has often been painful, slow, and unfair). The movement has led to public debates on questions of patriarchy, power, nepotism, culture, clothing, ethics, and ideology.
Women, Domesticity and Closet Drama in Early Modern England
A proposal for an Epistémè-sponsered panel at RSA Dublin, 2021
Call for papers: Dreams and the Animal Kingdom in Culture and Aesthetic Media
23-25 September 2021
Saarland University, Saarbrücken (Germany)
International and Interdisciplinary Conference held by the Research Centre ‘European Dream-Cultures’, funded by the German Research Foundation (DFG)
CFP, Commonwealth Essays and Studies 43.2 (Spring 2021)
Special issue: “In Other Worlds: Imagining What Comes Next”
ALL FOR CHAPTERS FOR AN EDITED BOOK
In/Exclusions. Social Responsibility of Institutions
Deadline for full manuscript submission: 31 July 2020
Full manuscript submission email: email@example.com
The publication is meant to explore the concept of social responsibility of institutions running through two our conferences (Towards Social Responsibility of Institutions: Education, Public Health and Design, 2019, and In/Visible. Designs of Social Experience, 2020).
Le deuxième colloque de la SEPC (Société d’Étude des Pays du Commonwealth) aura lieu à l'Université d’Orléans LLSH (Hôtel Dupanloup) les 28 et 29 janvier 2021.
Les communications se feront en anglais ou en français.
The second international conference under the aegis of the French Society for Commonwealth and Postcolonial Studies (SEPC) will take place at the Université d’Orléans LLSH (Hotel Dupanloup) on 28th and 29th January, 2021.
Papers will be delivered in English or French.
Call for Papers
Name of a Discipline:
Where are ‘postcolonial’ theories and practices going, and what can we call them?
‘A Glass of Godly Form’:
Shakespeare as the Voice of Established Power
special issue of Parole Rubate / Purloined Letters
edited by Giuliana Iannaccaro and Alessandra Petrina
Apocalyptic literature and its study have typically centered around notions of Christian eschatology, i.e. the judgement presented in the Book of Revelations. However, the aftermath of the second world war helped reshape our notions of this genre. Apocalyptic and post-apocalyptic fiction of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries has begun to examine the relations between humans and the Earth during the Anthropocene. Images of global thermonuclear war, fears of communism, and a burgeoning climate change (with its subsequent and constituent crises) have eclipsed the teleological notions of divine creation and its eventual, inexorable movement towards eschatology.
The Don DeLillo Society invites abstracts on DeLillo's use of space, virtual or physical, as new religious sites. From Jack Gladney's transcendent trips to the supermarket in White Noise to Sister Edgar's implied dissolution into the virtual heaven of the internet in Underworld, religious spaces proliferate throughout DeLillo's work. Yet in contrast to the religious experience, DeLillo also suggests a destructive inversion: The Airborne Toxic Event, The Kazakh Test Site. Characters often undertake pilgrimages to mid-Western towns, art exhibits, weapons testing sites, and even city dumps. In each of these excursions, characters seek to understand a sociality between themselves and the contexts they inhabit.
Final call for chapters:
Call Me by Your Name edited collection
Editors: Edward Lamberti and Michael Williams
We hope everyone is staying safe and well during these difficult times.
Call for papers for the Victorian Review
Editor and Contact E-mail:
Lara Karpenko, Associate Professor of English, Carroll University: firstname.lastname@example.org
Please send articles of 5,000-8,000 words to email@example.com by March 31st 2021. Articles should be in MLA format and not under consideration at any other journal. Early submission is welcome as are queries or letters of interest.
The Gothic is having a moment, as it tends to do in times of collective panic and uncertainty. Even Latin America, whose geographical, linguistic and historical distinctiveness have supported its all-but-exclusion from global Gothic Studies, has experienced a rise in scholarship on contemporary Gothic horror—from studies on the double and hybridity to zombies and cannibals, among others. Typically excluded from this narrative, however, are theories on the origins and early representations of the Gothic, and how regional, linguistic and historical particularities nourished a Latin American Gothic tradition that, although indebted to its European Gothic predecessors, deviated from it in unique and meaningful ways.
Female Body Image in Contemporary Indian Literature and Popular Culture (Edited Collection)
Call for chapter proposals (Publishing interest from Routledge Press)
This session invites those who have experience in research, course development and/or teaching with partners from another discipline to share how to (and perhaps how not to!) build and sustain those relationships. We are interested in hearing about triumphs as well as learning from less successful attempts. The organizers (a mathematician and a humanist) will discuss their own roller coaster experiences co-leading Humanistic STEM, a major, highly interdisciplinary, project at their university and invite participants to share their own stories.
The goal of HAS Magazine is to discuss pressing topics through the analysis of a wide range of themes in the humanities, the social sciences, and the arts. Conceived as a magazine for the broadest possible range of readers, HAS offers a space for staging the most creative, enlightening, imaginative, and socially relevant interactions of the humanities and the arts.
Call for Chapters
Animal Figurations in Modernist Literature and Culture
Edited by Alex Goody and Saskia McCracken
Deadline for Abstracts 14 September 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?
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.
Strange Country – Ireland in politics and culture, 1998-2020
SOFEIR annual conference, 16, 17, 18 March 2021, Université Paris Nanterre
Online Conference – 2020 – Congrès
October 15- 17 octobre, 2020
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
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.
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.
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.