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Configurations of Friday’s Body

updated: 
Tuesday, January 18, 2022 - 9:51am
A Special Issue of the Nordic Journal of English Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, April 1, 2022

Configurations of Friday’s Body

A Special Issue of the Nordic Journal of English Studies

Ed. by Patrick Gill and Jakub Lipski

When Daniel Defoe’s Robinson Crusoe was published in 1719, it confronted readers with a newly developed realism expressed, among other things, through the detailed description of its characters’ worlds and bodies. The connection between mind and body or physical and spiritual world was more than allegorical to eighteenth-century readers: it represented a literal and immediate correspondence, so that discourses of the body in much eighteenth-century fiction can be read as material figurations of character.

Verge Issue 10.1 CfP

updated: 
Tuesday, January 18, 2022 - 9:51am
Verge: Studies in Global Asias
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, August 15, 2022

Verge: Studies in Global Asias Issue 10.1

Special Issue: brown/ness(es)

Edited by Neelofer Qadir (University of North Carolina Greensboro), Naveen Minai (University of Toronto), and Tina Chen (Penn State)

Deadline: August 15, 2022

Feeling brown, feeling down. Feeling down, being brown. A name for law, a name for affect, a name for ontology, a name for relation, a name for not relation, a name for antagonism, a name for empire(s), a name for capital, a name for an accusation, a name that can be convenient, a name that does not work, a name that can stop working, a name for shades, a name for fantasy.

CFP:Dark Academia: Definitions, Theories, and Prospects

updated: 
Tuesday, January 18, 2022 - 9:50am
Cody Jones-- NYU
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, April 1, 2022

We are seeking essays and papers for an edited collection which engages the concept of ‘dark academia.’ 

At the center of the dark academic sensibility lies a paradox: though dark academia enjoys the cosmetic trappings of the pursuit of higher knowledge, it is at its core a celebration of the university as a place of occultation and performativity. The dark academic’s taste for mystery, history, and a distinctly Anglophone, Romantico-Modernist canon – coupled with an equally distinct early 20th century sartorial and lifestyle model – runs inevitably into exclusivity, elitism, and reactionary nostalgia. Indeed, the case can be made that these very elements are in fact constitutive of dark academia, as such. 

(Un)common Horrors

updated: 
Tuesday, January 18, 2022 - 9:50am
[sic] - a journal of literature, culture and literary translation
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, May 1, 2022

[sic] – a journal of literature, culture and literary translation
University of Zadar
Obala kralja Petra Krešimira IV. br 2
23000 Zadar
www.sic-journal.org

 

Call for Papers
(Un)common Horrors

 

LITERATURA, CULTURA Y EDUCACIÓN en la producción cultural ecuatoriana

updated: 
Tuesday, January 18, 2022 - 9:50am
La Asociación de Ecuatorianistas (Estudios de Literatura, Lengua y Cultura), la Universidad Nacional de Educación y la Casa de la Cultura Ecuatoriana
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, March 15, 2022

Convocatoria al vigésimo segundo congreso 2022

Bajar la convocatoria, archivo PDF

La Asociación de Ecuatorianistas (Estudios de Literatura, Lengua y Cultura),
la Universidad Nacional de Educación y la Casa de la Cultura Ecuatoriana
convocan a los interesados a participar en el próximo congreso que tendrá lugar del
13-15 de julio de 2022 en Azogues.

Tema general:

 

LITERATURA, CULTURA Y EDUCACIÓN en la producción cultural ecuatoriana

 

Call For Papers: Mel Brooks--Critical Essays

updated: 
Tuesday, January 18, 2022 - 9:49am
Sue Matheson / University College of the North
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, March 15, 2022

I am currently soliciting abstracts of 250 words for essays to be included in a book which will examine the richness and relevance of Mel Brooks’ body of work, from its beginnings in stand-up comedy and improvisation, the broad farce and parody for which Brooks is so well known, his forays into drama and his success on Broadway. I welcome proposals that foreground Brooks’ significant contributions to American culture and comedy. Proposals may examine an individual or a number of Brooks’ works, Brooks’ work as a comedian or a dramatist, and Brooks as a writer, actor, director, or producer of television, film or on Broadway.

Open Issue of Survive and Thrive (Spring 2022) & Poetry Issue (Fall 2022); also Peer Reviewers

updated: 
Tuesday, January 18, 2022 - 9:49am
Survive and Thrive
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, February 28, 2022

Submissions (2/28/2022 & Rolling Thereafter)

 Survive and Thrive (S & T) seeks papers, creative nonfiction, personal narratives, poetry, visual arts, and media in the medical humanities for its open issue (nearly complete for Spring 2022) and its poetry issue (Fall-Winter 2022).  Deadlines for earliest consideration are the last day of February 2022;  deadlines for subsequent issues will roll throughout the year.  See https://repository.stcloudstate.edu/survive_thrive/

 Aims & Scope (2/28/2022)

Katherine Mansfield Studies Essay Prize

updated: 
Tuesday, January 18, 2022 - 9:49am
Katherine Mansfield Society
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, August 31, 2022

The Katherine Mansfield Society is pleased to announce its annual essay prize competition for 2022, open to all, on the subject of

 

Katherine Mansfield, Illness and Death

 

The winner will receive a cash prize of £200 and the winning essay will be considered for publication in Katherine Mansfield Studies, vol. 15 (2023), the peer-reviewed yearbook of the Katherine Mansfield Society, published by Edinburgh University Press.

 

The distinguished panel of judges will comprise:

Katherine Mansfield, Illness and Death

updated: 
Tuesday, January 18, 2022 - 9:49am
Katherine Mansfield Society
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, August 31, 2022

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS FOR VOLUME 15 OF

 

Katherine Mansfield Studies

THE PEER-REVIEWED YEARBOOK OF THE KATHERINE MANSFIELD SOCIETY PUBLISHED BY EDINBURGH UNIVERSITY PRESS

 

on the theme of

 

Katherine Mansfield, Illness and Death

Editors

 

Gerri Kimber, University of Northampton, UK Todd Martin, Huntington University, USA and

Conference for postgraduate students in French and Francophone Studies: Images: Past & Present

updated: 
Tuesday, January 18, 2022 - 9:49am
French
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, January 18, 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.

 

Folk Horror (Special Issue)

updated: 
Tuesday, January 18, 2022 - 9:49am
Horror Studies (Journal)
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, October 3, 2022

Horror Studies – Proposed special issue on Folk Horror  

Guest editors, Dr Dawn Keetley, Professor of English and Film, Lehigh University, dek7@lehigh.edu, and Dr Jeffrey A. Tolbert, Assistant Professor of American Studies and Folklore, Pennsylvania State University – Harrisburg, jat639@psu.edu 

Geek/Art CONfluence: Presentations on Geek Culture

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Tuesday, January 18, 2022 - 9:48am
Geek/Art CONfluence
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, February 1, 2022

The third annual Geek/Art CONfluence, a comic con taking place through the School of Art at Syracuse University, is accepting proposals from both FACULTY/PROFESSIONALS and STUDENTS (grad and undergrad) on GEEK CULTURE-RELATED topics.

GEEK CULTURE includes comics/manga; sci-fi and fantasy books, magazines, and movies; cartoons and animation; gaming; fan culture such as cosplay and zines; and related topics.

"Materialities of the Photobook"

updated: 
Tuesday, January 18, 2022 - 9:48am
Compendium — Journal of Comparative Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, July 31, 2022

COMPENDIUM

Journal of Comparative Studies

 

Materialities of the Photobook

 

Deadline for submissions: July 31, 2022

 

 

Editors:

David Campany (International Center of Photography/U. Westminster)

José Bértolo (U. Nova de Lisboa/Caldas da Rainha School of Arts & Design)

 

 

Beyond Language: Intermediality and Multimodality in Literature and Literary Studies

updated: 
Tuesday, January 18, 2022 - 9:48am
Lublin Studies in Modern Languages and Literature 46.3 (2022)
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, March 31, 2022

Lublin Studies in Modern Languages and Literature 46.3 (2022)
Beyond Language: Intermediality and Multimodality in Literature and Literary Studies
Guest editors: Dominika Bugno-Narecka, Heidrun Führer, Miriam Vieira
Call for papers/articles
Derived from the Latin word littera which means “a letter of the alphabet,” literature has been predominantly associated with language, and has rarely been considered as intermedial. However, as recently underlined by researchers of intermediality, any form of communication involves all our senses, and so “[t]here are no purely visual, textual, or auditory media” (Bruhn & Schirrmacher 2021,p. 3).

Joan Didion: Life and/with/through Words

updated: 
Tuesday, January 18, 2022 - 9:47am
University of Bamberg
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, February 28, 2022

Joan Didion: Life and/with/through Words

University of Bamberg 

April 29-30, 2022

Via Zoom

 

“Life changes fast. Life changes in the instant. You sit down to dinner and life as you know it ends.” Vanessa Redgrave speaks these lines on stage, in the monologue play The Year of Magical Thinking, impersonating Joan Didion and quoting from her 2005 memoir on which the play is based.

Call for Abstracts: Trace Journal, Issue 5

updated: 
Tuesday, January 18, 2022 - 9:44am
Brandon Murakami / Trace
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, April 1, 2022

Trace, a peer-reviewed, open-access, and interdisciplinary journal seeks proposals of 250-300 words for its upcoming issues thematized around AI. Trace considers the material and ethical impacts of media in all forms with specific interest in scholarship that theorizes the confluences of technology, culture, and life. 

This issue invites proposals for articles that analyze and critique the various and sometimes contested representations of Artificial Intelligence (AI). We especially encourage papers that consider non-Western narratives, as well as relatively recent ones from a range of mediums. Topics can include but are not limited to:

Virtual Conference on Theory and Activism

updated: 
Tuesday, January 18, 2022 - 9:43am
CHRIST (Deemed to be University)
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, January 20, 2022

The Department of English and Cultural Studies, School of Arts and Humanities, CHRIST (Deemed to be University), Bannerghatta Road Campus, Bangalore, India, invites papers for an annual postgraduate conference on Theory and Activism: Can the twain meet? on February 2nd & 3rd. 

Concept Note:

Telling Life Stories: Ethos, Positionality, and Structures of Narrative

updated: 
Tuesday, January 18, 2022 - 9:43am
Language, Literature, and Interdisciplinary Studies (LLIDS)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, April 15, 2022

Telling Life Stories: Ethos, Positionality, and Structures of Narrative


The reading and analysing of life stories offer multiple perspectives in understanding the self-reflexivity of authorial consciousness, the rhetorical/stylistic fashioning of ethos, and the fabulation/fictionality of narrative. Lived experiences, of the author as well as the reader, allow perception of meaning against the sedimented social, political, and cultural paradigms of the “master” or “grand narrative,” as Jean-François Lyotard puts in his seminal work, The Postmodern Condition (1979). The dialectic of human action and social reality within such narratives serves to map the interrelated progression of individuals and cultures throughout history.

Marxism and Neoliberalism Today

updated: 
Tuesday, January 18, 2022 - 9:42am
The University of Florida Marxist Reading Group
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, February 18, 2022

CFP: Annual University of Florida Marxist Reading Group Conference

“Marxism and Neoliberalism Today”

 

Marxist Reading Group, University of Florida

April 8-10, Gainesville, FL

 

Keynote: Rachel Greenwald Smith (St. Louis University)

 

Criterion: A Journal of Literary Criticism

updated: 
Tuesday, January 18, 2022 - 9:42am
Brigham Young University
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 31, 2022

Criterion: A Journal of Literary Criticism seeks original, well-researched, and intellectually rigorous essays written from diverse critical perspectives and about texts from any time period or literary tradition.

Submissions should be between 3000 and 6000 words (not including the bibliography). All submissions should be double-spaced, written in English, and formatted according to the most recent MLA guidelines. Submissions should be uploaded as MS Word files through our website and online submission system. (https://scholarsarchive.byu.edu/criterion/)

EXTENDED DEADLINE: Contested Solidarities: Agency and Victimhood in Anglophone Literatures and Cultures

updated: 
Tuesday, January 18, 2022 - 9:25am
Pavan Malreddy/Goethe University Frankfurt
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, February 15, 2022

32nd Annual Conference of the Association for Anglophone Postcolonial Studies (GAPS)

Goethe University Frankfurt, 26-29 May, 2022

Keynotes/Plenary Speakers/Writers
Sinan Antoon (Iraq/USA) | Abubakar Adam Ibrahim (Nigeria) | Blessing Obada (Germany/Nigeria) | Yvonne Adhiambo Owuor (Kenya) | Michael Rothberg (UCLA) | Arundhati Roy (India)Extended deadline for individual papers and panels: 15 February 2022

DFW 2022 - David Foster Wallace - Austin, TX - June 2-4, 2022

updated: 
Tuesday, January 18, 2022 - 9:23am
International David Foster Wallace Society
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, March 7, 2022

The International David Foster Wallace Society invites you to attend DFW 2022 in Austin, Texas. Special events at the Harry Ransom Center (home to Wallace’s archive), social events, and other presentations will be included, in addition to a wide variety of panels of Wallace criticism and commentary. 

Panels will be held at the University of Texas Glickman Conference Center. The keynote address by Pulitzer winner Jennifer Egan will be held at Jessen Auditorium in Homer Rainey Hall on Thursday, June 2. The keynote, sponsored by the Harry Ransom Center, is free and open to the public.

The Living Legacy of African American Studies: Its Past, Present, and Future(s)

updated: 
Tuesday, January 18, 2022 - 9:22am
LaRonda Sanders-Senu, Laura Wilson, Adria Goldman
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 4, 2022

CALL FOR CONTRIBUTORS

 

The Living Legacy of African American Studies: Its Past, Present, and Future(s)

 

Edited by: Adria Y. Goldman, Ph.D., LaRonda Sanders-Senu, Ph.D., and Laura Wilson, Ph.D.

 

“There is the definite desire and determination to have a history, well documented, widely known at least within race circles, and administered as a stimulating and inspiring tradition for the coming generations” - Arturo Schomburg, “The Negro Digs Up His Past” 

 

What is African American Studies? Where is it located? Why is it important? What does its future look like? 

 

'What Does the Poem Think?': Aesthetics, Poetics, and Thought

updated: 
Tuesday, January 18, 2022 - 9:22am
Faculty of English, University of Cambridge
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, March 6, 2022

Two hundred years ago, P. B. Shelley wrote in his Defence of Poetry that the language of poets ‘is vitally metaphorical; that is, it marks the before unapprehended relations of things.’ Poetry, which is ‘not like reasoning, […] creates anew the universe, after it has been annihilated in our minds by the recurrence of impressions blunted by reiteration.’ In this way, Shelley gave enduring expression to what S. T. Coleridge had hinted at three years earlier, when he complained in Pope of ‘matter and diction […] characterized not so much by poetic thoughts, as by thoughts translated into the language of poetry.’ Poetry apprehends, formulates, creates, and cognizes in a manner unique to itself and irreducible to any other forms of reasoning or reflection.

Special Issue: Supernatural Cities

updated: 
Monday, January 17, 2022 - 6:18pm
Guest Editors: Alicia Edwards (Manchester Metropolitan University), Dr Rachael Ironside (Robert Gordon University)
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 31, 2022

****DEADLINE EXTENDED 31 JANUARY 2022****

 

The peer-reviewed, open access e-journal Revenant: Critical and Creative Studies of the Supernatural is inviting submissions for its special issue: Supernatural Cities.

Guest Editors: Alicia Edwards (Manchester Metropolitan University), Dr Rachael Ironside (Robert Gordon University)

*Extended Deadline* Shakespeare's Odysseys

updated: 
Monday, January 17, 2022 - 2:33am
Shakespeare-Seminar 2022
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, February 28, 2022

In Episode 9 of James Joyce's Ulysses, “Scylla and Charybdis,” Stephen Dedalus develops a theory about the origins of Shakespeare’s works that is both original and controversial. It is in the National Library of Ireland that Dedalus, in a wild and winding conversation, develops his ‘Hamlet theory’. The episode stages the strong and sometimes comic appeal of a biographical approach to Shakespeare’s works and, at the same time, casts Dedalus – Joyce’s alter ego – variously as Hamlet, Hamlet’s father, Shakespeare, and as a modern-day Ulysses.

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