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Gendering Agency and Activism in Translation and Interpreting

updated: 
Sunday, February 6, 2022 - 11:39am
Exeter/Ferrara/Valencia Universities
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, April 15, 2022

European Colloquium on Gender & Translation (5th edition) 

Gendering Agency and Activism in Translation and Interpreting 

 

University of Ferrara, Italy, 6-7 June 2022 

Call for Papers  

CFP International Conference "Cinematerialisms: New Materialist Approaches to the Audiovisual (Cinema, Media, Digital Arts)”

updated: 
Sunday, February 6, 2022 - 11:36am
Université de Paris (CERILAC & LARCA research laboratories, GERMAINE doctoral research group)
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, May 9, 2022

Call for Papers – International Conference
English Version (version en français ci-dessous)

"Cinematerialisms: New Materialist Approaches to the Audiovisual (Cinema, Media, Digital Arts)”

Université de Paris (20-21 October 2022)

ReFocus: The Films of Jack Arnold

updated: 
Sunday, February 6, 2022 - 11:36am
Michael L Shuman / University of South Florida
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, May 1, 2022

ReFocus: The Films of Jack Arnold

CALL FOR CHAPTERS / CFP

We invite chapter proposals (300-500 words) for an edited volume of critical essays dealing with film director Jack Arnold to be published as part of the University of Edinburgh ReFocus series, which examines overlooked American directors (series editors Robert Singer, Frances Smith, and Gary D. Rhodes).

"Beyond the Silenced: Activism and Political Discourse in Literary Fiction"

updated: 
Sunday, February 6, 2022 - 11:35am
Beyond the Margins: A Journal of Graduate Literary Scholarship (University of New Orleans)
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, February 14, 2022

Beyond the Margins.
A Graduate Journal of Literary Scholarship
University of New Orleans

 

Beyond the Margins is a new annual, online, blind peer-reviewed journal, housed at the University of New Orleans, dedicated to furthering diversity in academia through the publication of graduate student scholarship in the field of English, with a focus on literary and textual studies. The journal's aim is twofold: to broaden opportunities for graduate student scholars to contribute to academic conversations and to provide a platform for alternative forms of scholarship.

*ONLINE* Virginia Woolf and Ethics: The 31st Annual International Conference on Virginia Woolf (Lamar University, June 9-12, 2022)

updated: 
Sunday, February 6, 2022 - 11:16am
Amy Smith/Lamar University
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, February 15, 2022

*The 2022 Annual International Conference on Virginia Woolf will take place ONLINE

*Deadline extended to February 15, 2022

Virginia Woolf and Ethics

31st Annual International Conference on Virginia Woolf

June 9-12, 2022

Lamar University (online modality)

Landscape, Narrative, and Deep Time

updated: 
Sunday, February 6, 2022 - 2:45am
Saint Louis University-Madrid
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, March 31, 2022

June 2-3, Saint Louis University--Madrid campus

 

Seminar at the ESSE 2022 Conference, Mainz, Germany

updated: 
Saturday, February 5, 2022 - 6:18am
European Society for the Study of English (ESSE)
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, February 28, 2022

Women’s Writing and their Writings on Writing

The area of research delineated under the seminar Women Writers and their Writings on Writing is that of women novelists having inscribed their fictional and non-fictional contributions in English within the frame of postmodernism. Simultaneously using and abusing the canon, writers like Margaret Atwood, Antonia Susan Byatt, Ursula Le Guin, Doris Lessing, or Angela Carter, to name but a few, make their voices heard via metafiction, literary theory and criticism, newspaper articles, reviews, lectures and recorded/televised interviews – demarches which are quintessentially technical, therefore automatically/stereotypically associated with men.

Submissions due by February 15: Groundbreaking Queer Cinema in the 21st Century (Journal Theme Issue)

updated: 
Friday, February 4, 2022 - 11:00pm
Queer Studies in Media & Popular Culture
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, February 15, 2022

Queerness has been represented on film, in varying ways, from the advent of motion pictures to the present day. This special issue of the academic journal Queer Studies in Media & Popular Culture will explore the forms and functions of groundbreaking queer cinema in the early decades of the 21st century. Completed articles on any topic pertaining to contemporary cinema studies at the intersection of gender/sexuality studies and/or queer theory are invited from established and emerging scholars of various disciplines.

Call for Papers & Panels: Disaster in the Formation of the Global South

updated: 
Friday, February 4, 2022 - 8:20pm
Global Souths Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, February 14, 2022

Sixth Annual Global Souths Conference

Formerly the Deep South in the Global South Conference

March 17-19, 2022

University of Louisiana-Lafayette

Lafayette, Louisiana

 

Inter/Dis-connections

updated: 
Thursday, February 3, 2022 - 3:42pm
English Graduate Organization at University of Massachusetts Amherst
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, February 5, 2022

The UMass Amherst English Graduate Organization is happy to present their 2022 conference, titled Inter/Dis-connections with Keynote Speaker Professor Wai Chee Dimock (English Department, Yale University, and Center for the Environment, Harvard University). The conference will take place on April 30th, 2022.

Call for Proposals -- Precarity, Caregiving, Covid, cluster for Modernism/modernity

updated: 
Thursday, February 3, 2022 - 2:29pm
Laura Hartmann-Villalta (Georgetown U) // Emily C. Bloom (Sarah Lawrence College)
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, March 1, 2022

Two years ago, soon after the first wave of pandemic-related closures, Laura Hartmann-Villalta and Emily C. Bloom organized a discussion on “Precarity, Caregiving, and Covid” at the MLA’s first virtual conference. It offered an opportunity for scholars from a range of academic positions to discuss the personal impact of Covid on their lives and careers.

Ruge el bosque, multilingual ecopoetry anthology, accepting submissions until March 31

updated: 
Thursday, February 3, 2022 - 2:29pm
Ruge el bosque
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, March 31, 2022

RUGE EL BOSQUEOPEN CALL FOR POETS IN/OF THE SOUTHERN CONEArgentina, Chile, Paraguay, Uruguay and their borderlands
We are in the process of compiling an anthology of ecopoetry which offers an artistic, ecological, and political response to climatic, social, and linguistic changes in the Southern Cone region.

[Deadline Extended] CFP: Graduate Online Conference (The Lure of Science and Technology in American Culture and Literature: Past, Present, Future)

updated: 
Thursday, February 3, 2022 - 12:23pm
American Studies Departments of Turkey
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, March 1, 2022

AMERICAN STUDIES DEPARTMENTS OF TURKEY JOINT GRADUATE CONFERENCE 2022

April 28-29, 2022

A Virtual Conference

CALL FOR PAPERS

Hosted by Hacettepe University’s American Studies Department

In collaboration with the American Studies Departments of Ankara University, Atatürk University, Başkent University, Bilkent University, Dokuz Eylül University, Ege University, Haliç University, and İstanbul University

 

CALL FOR PAPERS FOR GENERAL ISSUE ​

updated: 
Thursday, February 3, 2022 - 12:21pm
All About Ambedkar: A Journal on Theory and Praxis
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, March 30, 2022

All About Ambedkar: A Journal on Theory and Praxis invites original and previously unpublished articles for its upcoming general issue to be published in 2022. 

Official Website of the Journal: https://www.allaboutambedkaronline.com/

The suggested topics are follows:

  • ​Critical reading of Ambedkar’s texts

  • Reviews of recent books on Ambedkar and Caste Studies

  • Analysis of caste-related discrimination and violence

Edited Collection, Michael Field Dramas

updated: 
Thursday, February 3, 2022 - 12:21pm
Ana Parejo Vadillo and Amy Kahrmann Huseby, eds.
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, July 1, 2022

CFP: The Dramas of Michael Field:

Edited Collection

Ana Parejo Vadillo and Amy Kahrmann Huseby, eds.

 

New Theories of Academic Labor (Guaranteed/Sponsored Session for MLA 2023)

updated: 
Thursday, February 3, 2022 - 12:21pm
Heather Steffen / MLA HEP Teaching as a Profession Forum Exec. Cmte.
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, March 15, 2022

This session explores recent developments in the study of academic labor in the humanities. Topics may include contingency, graduate workers, undergraduate labor, university staff, or related issues.  

 

Please  submit 250-500w abstract and a brief bio via email.

 

This guaranteed session for the 2023 Modern Language Association Convention is sponsored by the HEP Teaching as a Profession Forum Executive Committee. Accepted papers are guaranteed inclusion on the MLA 2023 program. If accepted, you must be or become an MLA member by April 1, 2022. 

Ungendered Flesh: A Feminist Politics Of Refusal

updated: 
Thursday, February 3, 2022 - 12:21pm
The 11th Graduate Conference in Literature, Politics, and Aesthetics at Binghamton University Hosted by the Department of Comparative Literature
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, February 27, 2022

The 11th Graduate Conference in Literature, Politics, and Aesthetics at Binghamton University Hosted by the Department of Comparative Literature:

Call for Papers

Ungendered Flesh: A Feminist Politics Of Refusal

Keynote: Dr. Joy James, Williams College

April 8-9 2022

Call for Nominations: ADE Boydston Prize

updated: 
Thursday, February 3, 2022 - 12:21pm
Association for Documentary Editing
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, April 1, 2022

The Association for Documentary Editing invites nominations for the 2021-22 Boydston Essay Prize. The prize will be awarded to the best essay or review published between January 1 and December 31 2020, the primary focus of which is the editing of a volume of works or documents. The award carries a cash honorarium of $500. Eligible essays may have been published in digital and print journals, monographs, and collections. Please submit nominations and citations in the body of an e-mail to the address below and attach the essay or review to be considered. Self-nominations are welcome. Nominations are due by 1 April 2022. The winner will be awarded at the ADE annual meeting in June 2022.

ISR Special Issue: 'Conceptualizing Heterodox Palaeoscience'

updated: 
Thursday, February 3, 2022 - 12:20pm
Richard Fallon and Edward Guimont
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, May 6, 2022

Call for a special issue of Interdisciplinary Science Reviews on the topic of 'Conceptualizing Heterodox Palaeoscience'

Science has gone down into the mines and coal-pits, and before the safety-lamp the Gnomes and Genii of these dark regions have disappeared … From within them she has brought the bones, and pieced together the skeletons, of monsters that would have crushed the noted dragons of the fables at a blow.

-Charles Dickens, review of The Poetry of Science by Robert Hunt, Examiner (9 December 1848)

Prosopopoeia Today: Poetics and Politics

updated: 
Thursday, February 3, 2022 - 12:19pm
2i | Journal of Identity and Intermediality Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, July 15, 2022

"PROSOPOPOEIA TODAY: POETICS AND POLITICS"

 

issue 6 (2022)

2i | Journal of Identity and Intermediality Studies

 

 

Deadline for submissions of contributions: 15 July

 

Editors: Amândio Reis (U. Lisbon) and José Bértolo (NOVA U. Lisbon)

 

 

Pathways to Diverse and Inclusive Curricula: The Way Forward

updated: 
Thursday, February 3, 2022 - 12:18pm
New Jersey College English Association
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, February 9, 2022

After careful consideration, due to the increase of Covid-19 cases, the NJCEA board has decided that the 44th Annual Conference will be virtual this year. We have reduced the conference fee to $10.00 and the NJCEA membership fee remains at $20.00. This means that the total cost of the conference including membership is only $30.00.

Call for Proposals 44th Annual NJCEA Conference

March 19, 2022

Hosted by Seton Hall University Via Teams

Pathways to Diverse and Inclusive Curricula:  The Way Forward

Many academic institutions have been evaluating their diversity and inclusion statements. At the department level, several faculty members recognize that their curriculum also needs to be evaluated. 

Radical Thinking in the Long Nineteenth Century

updated: 
Thursday, February 3, 2022 - 11:54am
Romance, Revolution and Reform
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, April 24, 2022

The Call for Submissions for Issue 5 of the interdisciplinary, nineteenth-century journal, Romance, Revolution and Reform is now live! 

For more details on the journal and our submission guidelines, please visit our website: www.rrrjournal.com

Radical Thinking in the Long Nineteenth Century

To be radical is to be ‘characterized by independence of or departure from what is usual or traditional; progressive, unorthodox, or innovative in outlook, conception, design’ (OED n.7). 

‘TRANSTEXTUAL ULYSSES: TRANSLATING INTERTEXTUALITY, INTERTEXTUALITY IN TRANSLATION’

updated: 
Thursday, February 3, 2022 - 11:52am
Guillermo Sanz Gallego / Vrije Universiteit Brussel, VUB
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, February 28, 2022

JAMES JOYCE: ULYSSES 1922–2022
XXVIII INTERNATIONAL JAMES JOYCE SYMPOSIUM
12–18 June 2022
Trinity College Dublin
University College Dublin
CALL FOR PAPERS – TRANSLATION PANEL
‘TRANSTEXTUAL ULYSSES: TRANSLATING INTERTEXTUALITY, INTERTEXTUALITY IN TRANSLATION’

Tattoos, Arts and Graphic Narratives

updated: 
Thursday, February 3, 2022 - 10:38am
anne chassagnol and Brigitte Friant-Kessler
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, March 1, 2022

Tattoos, Arts and Graphic Narratives

16 - 17 June 2022
(Musée d’art et d’histoire Paul Eluard, Saint-Denis)
Paris

INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE

"Para-crisis" -- MadLit 2022 English graduate conference

updated: 
Thursday, February 3, 2022 - 9:52am
UW-Madison Department of English
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, February 25, 2022

Since the introduction of large-scale quarantine and social distancing measures in March 2020, literature conferences have increasingly turned toward examining themes of "emergency" and "crisis." In the midst of this proliferating focus on conditions of catastrophe, however, we might also ask what modes of life, affect, and community formation persist even beyond, alongside, or within crisis. Can we conceive of crisis not as a totalizing event that defines all forms of vitality that exist within its purview, but as a lived environment in which we can discover and facilitate forms of ongoingness that resist the surrounding catastrophes?

(online) MEMORY, AFFECTS AND EMOTIONS International Interdisciplinary Conference

updated: 
Thursday, February 3, 2022 - 8:29am
InMind Support
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, March 20, 2022

ABOUT CONFERENCE:7-8 April 2022, ONLINE (via Zoom)Affects, emotions and perceptions have always been at the center of philosophical discussion. Yet the so called “Affective turn” in social studies and humanities is relatively a new phenomenon inspired by Deleuze and Guattari´s influential works among others. Affective turn challenges the still dominant representational approach in semiotics, discourse analysis and text analyses of all kind. Its goal is to overcome human exceptionalism together with the domination of the word-based language over the other forms of expression in the process of creating meaning and knowledge altogether.

Unfeeling: Call for Book and Film Reviews (extended deadline)

updated: 
Wednesday, February 2, 2022 - 6:37pm
Moveable Type, UCL Postgraduate Journal
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, March 22, 2022

(Extended deadline)

UCL's English Journal is seeking reviews of poetry, novels, plays, film adaptations, and critical monographs relating to the theme of unfeeling. Ideally, texts for review should have been published in the last two-three years.

Suggestions for review: 

Cathy Park Hong’s Minor Feelings (2020)

Patricia Lockwood’s Nobody is Talking About This (2021)

Xine Yao’s Disaffected (2021)

Tomáš Jirsa’s Disformations: Affects, Media, Literature (2021)

Peter Gizzi, Now It’s Dark (2021)

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