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African and Afro-Diasporic Peoples and Influences in British Literature and Culture before the Industrial Revolution

updated: 
Friday, January 21, 2022 - 3:50pm
Jonathan Elmore Savannah State University
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, April 15, 2022

For far too long the story of British history and culture (of Western history generally) has presented the presence of Africans within Britain as a product of the Atlantic slave trade. Not only is this figuring of Africans as first arriving in the British Isles as enslaved people simply inaccurate as a matter of historical fact, it carries deeply troubling and problematic categorical and ontological implications through casting the very identity of Africans and their descendants first and foremost as enslaved people in the historical imagination. 

Deadline Extended: Two Vonnegut Panels at ALA 2022 in Chicago

updated: 
Friday, January 21, 2022 - 2:36pm
Kurt Vonnegut Society
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 28, 2022

American Literature Association Annual Conference

May 26-29, 2022

Chicago, IL

The Kurt Vonnegut Society will sponsor two panels at the upcoming ALA Conference:

Vonnegut on Film
Robert Weide’s documentary Kurt Vonnegut: Unstuck in Time was released in theaters
on November 19, 2021, following a Kickstarter campaign and much anticipation from
Vonnegut fans and scholars alike. Weide’s work is the first full-length documentary film
addressing the author’s life and works. This session invites responses to the
documentary and to “Vonnegut on Film” more broadly.

(In)visible Borders: Narrating Centers & Peripheries (April 8-10, 2022)

updated: 
Friday, January 21, 2022 - 9:54am
Universté de Montreal / English Graduate Students' Society
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, February 18, 2022

Conversations concerned with borders often address the extent of geopolitics, the anthropocene, and the techno-industrial. Yet, “the meaning of the word border has progressively changed from a fact of nature to a cultural, political, and ideological product of human will (Power 6-13; Harvey). Natural frontiers do not exist either in a topographical or in a linguistic sense, and the self-conscious linking of place and identity is quite a modern phenomenon” (Spiridon 376).

Gender Justice: Women’s Rights and Equity Call for Chapters

updated: 
Friday, January 21, 2022 - 9:47am
Harvard University
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, February 7, 2022

The book provides an in-depth analysis of global perspectives on advancing public and social gender policy worldwide; it also examines women’s political representation and participation in peace processes in the context of their community, emphasizing existing cultural norms with biases, questioning societal prejudices toward women, for example, in STEM and creative economies. The volume covers several domains presenting a wide range of important issues that demonstrate gender inequality, discussing a wide range of cultural and geographical realities.

Hong Kong Discourse: Surveillance, Resistance, and Transformation

updated: 
Friday, January 21, 2022 - 9:09am
Magdalen Ki and Wayne Liang
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, March 1, 2022

Call for Book Chapters: Hong Kong Discourse: Surveillance, Resistance, and Transformation

Publisher: Brill

Editors: Magdalen Ki (Hong Kong Baptist University), Wayne Liang (Lingnan University)

Dates:

Final Reminder: First Book Institute Applications Due by 2/14 (Hard Deadline)

updated: 
Friday, January 21, 2022 - 9:04am
Center for American Literary Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, February 14, 2022

Announcing

The 2022 First Book Institute

June 12-18, 2022

Hosted by the Center for American Literary Studies (CALS) at Pennsylvania State University

Co-Directors

Sean X. Goudie, Director of the Center for American Literary Studies and Winner of the MLA Prize for a First Book

Priscilla Wald, R. Florence Brinkley Professor of English and Women’s Studies, Duke University, and Co-Editor of American Literature

Call for book proposals: Aperçus: Histories Texts Cultures

updated: 
Friday, January 21, 2022 - 9:00am
Katarzyna Lecky, Loyola Chicago / UW-Madison
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, December 31, 2025

Aperçus: Histories Texts Cultures

A Bucknell University Press Series 

 

Aperçus is a series of books exploring the connections among historiography, culture, and textual representation in various disciplines. Revisionist in intention, Aperçus seeks monographs as well as guest-edited multi-authored volumes, which stage critical interventions to open up new possibilities for interrogating how systems of knowledge production operate at the intersections of individual and collective thought. 

"Beloved Community" Virtual Graduate Conference at UC San Diego

updated: 
Friday, January 21, 2022 - 9:00am
UC San Diego Literature Department Graduate Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, February 8, 2022

Call for PapersUCSD Literature Department 3rd Annual Graduate Student Conference  

University of California, San Diego 
Remote, April 29th-30th, 2022
Beloved Community

Shadow Screens: Unmade, Unseen, Unreleased Film and Television

updated: 
Friday, January 21, 2022 - 8:59am
James Fenwick (Sheffield Hallam University) / Kieran Foster (University of Nottingham)
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 31, 2022

We’d like to remind you of the upcoming conference abstracts deadline of 31 January for the conference “Shadow Screens: Unmade, Unseen, Unreleased Film and Television”.

Death, Dying and Diseases: Critical Reflections

updated: 
Friday, January 21, 2022 - 8:59am
Department of English, Jadavpur University
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, February 28, 2022

CALL FOR PAPERS

 

Jadavpur University Essays and Studies (JUES) Vol. 36 (Themed Issue)

                                            Editors: Dr. Rafat Ali

                                                                Dr. Doyeeta Majumder

 

Death, Dying and Diseases: Critical Reflections

 

Call For Papers International Conference: The Traces of the Colorful Souls: Visual & Material Arts in the Chromatic Middle Ages

updated: 
Friday, January 21, 2022 - 8:59am
CAPIRE Research Group
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, February 1, 2022

Conference dates: March 2-4th, 2022

CFP deadline: 1st february

Place: Madrid (Spain)

Organised by: Medieval Colors Network. Universidad Complutense de Madrid (CAPIRE Research Group), Freie Universität Berlin, Uniwersytet Jagielloński, Università di Bologna, Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne y Helsingin Yliopisto.

"Trauma and Nightmare" 5th International Interdisciplinary Conference (online)

updated: 
Friday, January 21, 2022 - 8:59am
InMind Support
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, February 25, 2022

Conference: 17-18 March 2022 (online- via Zoom platform)

 

Scientific Committee:

Professor Wojciech Owczarski – University of Gdańsk, Poland

Professor Paulo Endo – University of São Paulo, Brazil

 

​CALL FOR PAPERS:

Extended Deadline: January 31 - CFP Interactive Film and Media Conference

updated: 
Friday, January 21, 2022 - 8:59am
IFM Journal
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 31, 2022

CFP #IFM2022 Virtual Conference

Extended Deadline - January 31st, 2022

Hosted by Ryerson University (Canada), The University of Texas at Dallas (USA), University of Sao Paulo (Brazil), Leeds Trinity University (UK), and the University of Bayreuth (Germany)

 

KEYNOTE SPEAKER

Judith Aston, Associate Professor and Wallscourt Fellow in Film &Digital Arts, the University of the West of England, Bristol (United Kingdom) 

 

Current Research in Speculative Fiction CFP 2022

updated: 
Friday, January 21, 2022 - 8:59am
CRSF, University of Liverpool
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, April 1, 2022

Current Research in Speculative Fiction 2022

11th Annual Conference

30th June – 1st July 2022, University of Liverpool - https://crsfhome.home.blog/

 

“Always treat language like a dangerous toy.” (Ansel Hollo)

KEYNOTES:

Dr. Christy Tidwell (South Dakota School of Mine & Technology) Dr. Jalondra A Davies (Writer and Scholar)

WORKSHOP: Sell Your Stories: Writing and Submitting SFF Short Fiction.

Landscape, Narrative, and Deep Time

updated: 
Friday, January 21, 2022 - 8:59am
Saint Louis University-Madrid
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, March 31, 2022

In Arts of Living on a Damaged Planet, the editors Anna Tsing, Elaine Gan, Heather Swanson and Nils Budandt, open by invoking the image of “Haunted Landscapes of the Anthropocene,” or “the vestiges and signs of past ways of life still charged in the present” (1). Simply put, the actions of animate beings leave traces on the material world, stories, that linger after an individual consciousness moves on. Those stories—material, political, semiotic—unite us to the landscape, keep the past present, provide us with poetic inspiration, warn us from travelling the same paths of our antecedents. They also describe and define the human relationship to the material world as one that is inherently steeped in narrative. 

 

IMPOST: A Journal of Creative and Critical Work

updated: 
Friday, January 21, 2022 - 8:59am
English Association of Pennsylvania State Universities
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, April 4, 2022

Impost: A Journal of Creative and Critical Work

deadline for submissions: 

4 April 2022

full name / name of organization: 

English Association of Pennsylvania State Universities

contact information: astuart@bloomu.edu

Impost: A Journal of Creative and Critical Work, a peer-reviewed journal published by the English Association of Pennsylvania State Universities, welcomes submissions of creative writing (poetry, fiction, nonfiction, short dramatic pieces, and literary journalism), as well as scholarly essays in all fields of English studies.

Constructing Fantastical Worlds from Antiquity to the Present

updated: 
Friday, January 21, 2022 - 8:58am
University of Amsterdam
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, March 15, 2022

Constructing Fantastical Worlds: from Antiquity to the Present

University of Amsterdam, Thursday 30th June– Friday 1st July 2022

Keynote Speakers: Dr Benjamin Stevens (Trinity University) and Dr Rutger Allan (Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam) 

This interdisciplinary two-day workshop is devoted to the construction of fantastical worlds across various narrative media from antiquity to the present. 

CFA: Women's Writing from 1900-1920

updated: 
Friday, January 21, 2022 - 8:54am
Falmouth University
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, April 1, 2022

Special issue of Women’s Writing (Taylor & Francis)

 ‘Women’s Writing from 1900–1920’

Guest Edited by Meredith Miller and Joanne Ella Parsons

 

Crones, Crime, and the Gothic

updated: 
Friday, January 21, 2022 - 8:54am
Falmouth University
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, April 1, 2022

 

Crones, Crime, and the Gothic

 

In-person Conference

 

Falmouth University UK, 10-11 June 2022

 

 

 

 

 

Older women have traditionally been portrayed negatively in folklore, fairy tales, literature and film, for example. Images of witches, evil stepmothers, shrivelled, bitter 'spinsters', and vindictive, bullying women abusing positions of power are rife in Western culture. Yet,

 

perhaps things are changing. A new emphasis on the need to discuss and understand the

 

THEATRE ANNUAL 2022 Call for Articles

updated: 
Friday, January 21, 2022 - 8:54am
Theatre Annual
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, February 15, 2022

Due to a number of requests and a heck of a hectic beginning to 2022, we have extended the deadline for article submissions for Theatre Annual 2022. We welcome articles on theatre and performance of North, Central, and South America and the Caribbean Islands, from diverse fields such as theatre studies, performance studies, popular culture, music, anthropology, dance, communication, philosophy, folklore, history, and areas of interest that cross disciplinary lines. We especially encourage submissions from graduate students and early career scholars. Please do not hesitate to contact TA editor Ann Folino White whitea38@msu.edu with any questions regarding your submission.

Suspirias: Covering Trauma, Memory and the Body

updated: 
Friday, January 21, 2022 - 8:54am
Queen Mary University of London
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, February 7, 2022

Suspirias: Covering Trauma, Memory and the Body


Queen Mary, University of London, 11th June 2022
Co-organisers: Archie Wolfman and Alice Pember

This symposium considers Dario Argento’s 1977 giallo horror Suspiria alongside Luca Guadagnino’s 2018 film of the same name.

 

Cultural Trajectories through Language, Literature and Media (A Three-Day International Conference- Online)

updated: 
Friday, January 21, 2022 - 8:52am
Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, The LNM Institute of Information Technology, Jaipur (India)
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, March 12, 2022

‘Culture’ is a loaded and intense term that encapsulates the intersections of complex social structures, ideologies, and representations. Culture and its intricate study are thus situated in the dense interplay of deeper linguistic expressions, diverse literary and non-literary constructions, and polymorphous media narratives. While reading a Harry Potter book; watching a Bollywood movie; enjoying an IPL match; relishing the WhatsApp jokes; buying a Maharaja burger; and interacting in a multicultural classroom—we are invariably and unwittingly encompassed and informed by the ‘circuit of culture’ (Paul Du Gay: 1997).

Call for Contributions to The James Fenimore Cooper Society Journal Special Issues: Celebrating the Two Hundredth Anniversaries of The Pioneers and The Pilot

updated: 
Friday, January 21, 2022 - 8:52am
The James Fenimore Cooper Society Journal
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, June 30, 2022

The James Fenimore Cooper Society Journal is the official publication of the James Fenimore Cooper Society. Published twice a year, it promotes the study of the life and works of James Fenimore Cooper (1789-1851). The Cooper Society draws its membership from scholars and enthusiasts from about a dozen countries.

 

Thoreau and Frost - ALA Panels

updated: 
Friday, January 21, 2022 - 8:52am
John J. Kucich / Thoreau Society
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 23, 2022

Deadline Extended to January 23!

 

Thoreau  and Frost Societies: ALA Proposals 2022

 

The Robert Frost Society the Thoreau Society are pleased to sponsor these two joint sessions at the upcoming ALA Conference in Chicago, May 26-29, 2022. (https://americanliteratureassociation.org/).

  

Panel Session:

 

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

updated: 
Friday, January 21, 2022 - 8:51am
TAIPEI TECH Virtual INTERNATIONAL LITERATURE CONFERENCE
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, May 30, 2022

The moments of the past do not remain still; they retain in our memory the motion which drew them towards the future, towards a future which has itself become the past, and draw us on in their train.” (Marcel Proust).

 

Welcome to the 2022 Taipei Tech Hybrid International Literature Conference. The conference is organized by the Department of English and will take place on Oct 21-22, 2022 (Taipei GMT+08:00). The conference will combine both physical and virtual modes. The theme of the 2022 Taipei Tech International Literature Conference is Memory. We would be honored to have you join us for a vibrant discussion on the immense possibilities of mnemonic imagination. 

 

 

 

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