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Call for Articles: Decentering the Center in India

updated: 
Tuesday, May 17, 2022 - 7:08am
Cafe Dissensus
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, May 30, 2022

The issue titled “Decentering the Center in India” aims to probe the Indian public discourse that has become an eco-chamber of polarized opinions on a variety of issues ranging from gender, politics to art.

Call For Papers. -- Memory: The Captive and The Fugitive Online Literature Conference 2022, OCT 21-22 (Taipei GMT+08:00)

updated: 
Tuesday, May 17, 2022 - 7:01am
National Taipei University of Technology
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, May 31, 2022

Call For Papers. -- Memory: The Captive and The Fugitive Online Literature Conference 2022, OCT 21-22 (Taipei GMT+08:00) deadline for submissions: May 31, 2022 full name / name of organization: National Taipei University of Technology contact email: taipeitechlc2022@gmail.com 

Call For Papers. -- Memory: The Captive and The Fugitive Online Literature Conference 2022, OCT 21-22 (Taipei GMT+08:00) deadline for submissions: May 31, 2022 full name / name of organization: National Taipei University of University contact email: taipeitechlc2022@gmail.com 

Cultural Representations of the Region in Transnational Contexts, c. 1840-1940

updated: 
Tuesday, May 17, 2022 - 6:59am
Radboud University, Department of Modern Languages and Cultures
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, July 1, 2022

The nineteenth century witnessed an upsurge of representations of the region across Europe and North America, in media ranging from literary fiction to the illustrated periodical and from visual arts to architecture. The rise of regionalism has often been linked to nationalism and nation-building. As such, the transnational dimensions of regionalism—in its themes as well as publication and circulation—are frequently overlooked. These transnational aspects are the focus of the Dutch Research Council-funded project Redefining the Region at Radboud University, which considers representations of the region in literature and illustrated periodicals during the long nineteenth century.

Early Modern Women on Politics and Ethics

updated: 
Tuesday, May 17, 2022 - 6:59am
The University of Gothenburg
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, February 1, 2023

October 5-7, 2023

The University of Gothenburg, Sweden

 

In Nicomachean Ethics and Politics, Aristotle conceived ethics and politics to be both interrelated and exclusively male endeavors. This notion continued to be influential in the early modern period (c. 1500 – 1800). Yet in recent decades, feminist scholarship has showed that throughout the early modern world numerous women nonetheless discussed, developed, and challenged politics and ethics in profound and often surprising ways. 

Reimagining #MeToo in South Asia And the Diaspora (Edited Collection of Essays)

updated: 
Tuesday, May 17, 2022 - 6:59am
Dr. Nidhi Shrivastava
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, July 1, 2022

This edited volume seeks to examine how sexual violence and feminist interventions in South Asia and the Diaspora have been articulated in the context of but, more importantly, in opposition to the #MeToo Movement. We seek to understand how the feminist movement has radically diverged from the assimilationist discourse of the #MeToo Movement and, consequently, the Global North. The #MeToo movement has not made an impact at the grassroots level because it is hinged on the victim-survivor to speak up. In an era where the Global North has been a model for influencing change in the Global South, there has been an inconspicuous absence of recognition and impact of the #MeToo Movement.

Faces of postmemory 5 – conflict or negotiations?

updated: 
Tuesday, May 17, 2022 - 6:58am
Jagiellonian University in Kraków, Institute of Intercultural Studies and University of Warsaw, Institute of Applied Linguistics
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, May 31, 2022

Institute of Intercultural Studies, Jagiellonian University in Kraków
Institute of Applied Linguistics, University of Warsaw
are pleased to invite you to Faces of postmemory 5 – conflict or negotiations?
an interdisciplinary conference under the patronage
of the Section of Heritage and Cultural Memory Studies of the Polish Ethnological Society

Kraków, 25-26 October 2022

Special Issue of JBW: Acceleration and Pandemic-Era Pedagogy

updated: 
Tuesday, May 17, 2022 - 6:58am
Journal of Basic Writing
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, June 30, 2022

The Journal of Basic Writing: Call for AbstractsSpecial Issue: Acceleration, Basic Writing, and Pandemic-Era Pedagogy Guest Editors: Leah Anderst (QCC, CUNY), Cheryl Comeau-Kirschner (BMCC, CUNY), and Jennifer
Maloy (QCC, CUNY) The COVID-19 pandemic brought swift and major changes to higher education in the United States
and internationally. Nearly all college and university courses shifted to remote formats in the spring
semester of 2020 without knowing the duration of that change in modality. For many schools, that
move online persists whereas in some cases, the move back to in-person classes has brought with it

Ecocriticism (co-sponsored by the Association for the Study of Literature & Environment)

updated: 
Tuesday, May 17, 2022 - 6:58am
Pacific and Ancient Modern Language Association (PAMLA)
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, May 15, 2022

Co-sponsored by the Association for the Study of Literature and Environment, papers are sought for a session that investigates any aspect of ecocriticism, including (but not limited to) ecocritical theory, Indigenous ecocriticism, environmental ethics, environmental justice, colonial, postcolonial, and settler colonial ecologies, gender and ecology, literary representations of non-human being, and interdisciplinary investigations of literature and environmental science. This session gives particular consideration to papers that engage with the 2022 conference theme of "Geographies of the Fantastic and the Quotidian."

 

Chapters on Guerrilla Games Horizon series

updated: 
Tuesday, May 17, 2022 - 6:57am
Matthew Wilhelm Kapell
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, July 1, 2022

Call For Interest

Chapters on Guerrilla Games Horizon series

Please distribute widely

 

This call is to assess interest in scholarly contributions for an edited volume on the

Horizon franchise. Released in February 2022 Horizon Forbidden West became an immediate

best-seller and with Zero Dawn is now part of one of PlayStation’s strongest new intellectual

properties.

 

This call is to assess whether there would be enough scholars interested to doing a chapter for an

edited volume on the franchise. Attention to the games, comics, board game, marketing, and all

Medieval Monstrosities

updated: 
Tuesday, May 17, 2022 - 6:57am
Illinois Medieval Association
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, August 1, 2022

Medieval Monstrosities2022-2023 Illinois Medieval Association Symposium

October 28, 2022

Online and completely free

Submission Deadline: August 1

The Illinois Medieval Association is now accepting proposals for our annual Halloween session: Medieval Monstrosities. This session is part of our annual Symposium, which runs online throughout the year. Topics are open to any work being done on the monstrous, supernatural, strange, and/or bizarre. The session will be free and online, and papers presented at the session are eligible for submission to Essays in Medieval Studies, IMA's annual proceedings volume.

Middle English Environments

updated: 
Tuesday, May 17, 2022 - 6:57am
Illinois Medieval Association
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, July 1, 2022

Middle English Literary Environments

2022-2023 Illinois Medieval Association Symposium

Online and Free

Session Organizer: Michael W. Hollis-George, Millikin University

Session Date: 30 September 2022

Deadline for paper proposals: 1 July 2022

YA Studies Around the World

updated: 
Tuesday, May 17, 2022 - 6:57am
YA Studies Association
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, June 30, 2022

Call For Papers: YA Studies Around the World

Online Conference

31 October - 4 November 2022

"In 2020, the first Young Adult Studies Association conference asked "What does YA studies look like? In 2022, we’re still very interested in knowing that, but we’re also curious to know what’s changed in two years. How has YA Studies grown? Has your approach shifted? In the YASA’s second conference, we’re still interested in how our members are engaging YA. This online conference aims to bring together diverse, international voices across a range of disciplines, offering a variety of synchronous and asynchronous opportunities for presenting and engaging.

Between fiction and society. Imagination and world building in the aftermath of a global pandemic

updated: 
Tuesday, May 17, 2022 - 6:57am
IULM
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, May 22, 2022

CFP: Between fiction and society. Imagination and world building in the aftermath of a global pandemic

Let’s take back the future!

Call for papers for an international conference on speculative fiction, science fiction, and fantasy fiction to be held in Milan, Italy, on 12-14 October 2022. The conference is organised and hosted by IULM University of Milan, in collaboration with the Complutense University of Madrid and the HISTOPIA research group.

Fields of interest: Literature, Cinema, Tv Series, Comics, Games/Video games, New Media, Cultural History.

Writing Contemporary Wars and Contemporary Militaries: Film and Literature of Military Interventions from the Persian Gulf War to the Present

updated: 
Tuesday, May 17, 2022 - 6:56am
University of Lausanne
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, June 30, 2022

Writing Contemporary Wars and Contemporary Militaries:

Film and Literature of Military Interventions

from the Persian Gulf War to the Present

 

Conference venue: University of Lausanne, Switzerland

Date: 11-12 November

 

Keynote speakers:

Prof. Helen Benedict (Columbia University) and Prof. Anna Froula (East Carolina University)

 

 

CFP: Where’s Wellness? Finding It in the Geography of our Lives, Pedagogy, Literature and/or Culture

updated: 
Monday, May 16, 2022 - 5:18pm
Marja Mogk/Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA)
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, July 10, 2022

This session will be held at the Pacific Ancient and Modern Language's (PAMLA) 119th Annual Convention in Los Angeles at UCLA, November 11th-13th, 2022. 

Paper proposals must be submitted using PAMLA's online submission form. Go to https://pamla.ballastacademic.com to login or create an account first. Decisions on proposals will be made directly after the May 15th deadline so that all proposals are considered at the same time.

Papers should be 15-20 minutes in length, depending upon the number of papers accepted for the session, with additional time for questions and discussion. 

ONE HUNDRED YEARS OF T.S. ELIOT’S THE WASTE LAND

updated: 
Sunday, May 15, 2022 - 9:55pm
MELOW: The Society for the Multi-Ethnic Literatures of the World
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, May 20, 2022

CONFERENCE CALL

MELOW 2022

THE 22nd INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE OF

MELOW (THE SOCIETY FOR THE STUDY OF THE MULTI-ETHNIC LITERATURES OF THE WORLD)

to be held in GOA, INDIA, from 23-25 SEPT 2022

 

ONE HUNDRED YEARS OF T.S. ELIOT’S THE WASTE LAND

 

MPCA/ACA Call for Papers: East Asian Popular Culture (Deadline May 15, 2022)

updated: 
Sunday, May 15, 2022 - 7:00am
Midwest Popular Culture Association/Midwest American Culture Association
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, May 15, 2022

MPCA/ACA Call for Papers

East Asian Popular Culture

DEADLINE EXTENDED-->MAY 15, 2022 

We're excited about the fantastic proposals we've received so far and look forward to receiving more!

Come join our growing groups of panels, share and enhance your papers, and enjoy Chicago~~

Doctoral, Graduate, and Undergraduate individuals and panel groups are welcome to apply!

Individuals will be connected with an appropriate panel.

 

Proposal Deadline: May 15, 2022

Conference: Friday-Sunday, October 14-16, 2022 

CFP: REVELAR Journal vol.7 (2022): «Audiovisual interstices: reframing Photography and Sound»

updated: 
Saturday, May 14, 2022 - 6:35pm
REVELAR Journal of Photography and Image Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, June 30, 2022

REVELAR — Journal of Photography and Image Studies is open to works for its volume 7 (2022) in the following modalities:
1. Scientific papers
2. Reviews (on books, essays, or photography exhibitions)
3. Photo-essays (open to both amateurs and professional photographers)
4. Varia (other works unrelated to the theme explored in the volume)

Fandoms and Plaftorms

updated: 
Friday, May 13, 2022 - 8:30am
Transformative Works and Cultures
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 1, 2023

Fandom today is often entangled with digital platforms, which offer spaces and features that make some aspects of fan culture more widely accessible amid increasingly globalized communities and models of consumption. Fans are perceived to be early adopters of new technologies, particularly those that provide space for gathering and community building. Likewise, many types of fan works, fan labor, and fandom participation depend on certain platforms for hosting, sharing, distributing, and discussing such content. However, fans also have complicated relationships with platforms, whether because their needs and uses are in conflict with other stakeholders or because platforms can generate and challenge notions of access, accountability, and community.

Call for (Specific) Chapters: The Routledge Research Companion to Toni Morrison (new deadline: 7/1/22)

updated: 
Thursday, May 12, 2022 - 8:46pm
Maureen E. Ruprecht Fadem
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, July 1, 2022

Call for Chapters:

 

The Routledge Research Companion to Toni Morrison

Editor: Maureen E. Ruprecht Fadem, CUNY

 

This is a call for chapter proposals for The Routledge Research Companion to Toni Morrison. This companion text is intended for a scholarly audience and as support for newer Morrison scholars as they approach their research.

 

Each chapter of the book has a dual function: to offer a new reading of Morrison and to review the Morrison scholarship in whatever general terrain the chapter falls within:

 

CFP: Dance and the Black Body

updated: 
Thursday, May 12, 2022 - 11:21am
KATRINA T. MOORE AND KWAKIUTL DREHER
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, November 21, 2022

Call For Papers:

Tentative Title: Dance and the Black Body

Guest Editors:

Katrina Thompson Moore, Saint Louis University

Kwakiutl Dreher, University of Nebraska at Lincoln

CFP/Travel Grant Applications First Annual Half-Lit Lit Fest and Conference

updated: 
Wednesday, May 11, 2022 - 3:38pm
Half-Light Press
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, June 1, 2022

At Half-Light Press, we're interested in hybrids, in margins, in liminal spaces, and smearing boundaries in order to create a broadened creative community. We aim to publish works that slip nooses and evade any easy definition.

Dances With Things: Scriptive Objects in Quotidian Performance

updated: 
Tuesday, May 10, 2022 - 9:21am
Pella Felton/Pacific Ancient Modern Language Association Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, May 15, 2022

Updated: May 15/12022

Dances With Things: Scriptive Objects in Quotidian Performance

Pacific Ancient Modern Language Association Conference

November 11-13

UCLA Luskin Conference Center and Hotel 

Los Angeles, California.

Call for Proposals - Creative Writing Studies Research Methods Collection

updated: 
Monday, May 9, 2022 - 9:41am
Dr. Ben Ristow (Hobart & William Smith Colleges) & Dr. Jon Udelson (Shenandoah University)
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, May 16, 2022

FINAL REMINDER: DEADLINE MONDAY, MAY 16TH

 

CALL FOR PROPOSALS:

Innovations in Creative Writing Studies Research: Methods, Methodologies, Practices (working title)

 

Editors:

Ben Ristow, Hobart & William Smith Colleges

Jon Udelson, Shenandoah University

 

Disrupting Dominance in the Archive

updated: 
Monday, May 9, 2022 - 3:20am
University of the Arts London / Sheffield Hallam University / Kingston University
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, May 18, 2022

Disrupting Dominance in the Archive

Monday 5th and Tuesday 6th December 2022

Call for Papers deadline – 18th May 2022

It is anticipated that this conference will be held on-site at UAL’s London College of Communication at Elephant and Castle or online. Please indicate your preference when you apply.  This conference is a joint collaboration across University of the Arts London, Kingston University and Sheffield Hallam University. 

 Aim and scope

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