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Perspectives on Women's Autobiographies in Africa and the Diaspora

updated: 
Friday, August 20, 2021 - 2:26pm
Université Cheikh Anta Diop Dakar
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, September 5, 2021

Objectives of the conference: Through the various oral papers that will be presented around
the autobiographical writings by African women, the following objectives are targeted:
- Understand the complexity of the autobiographical genre and women's paths in Africa;
- Understand women’s reality in Africa;
- Analyze the dynamics of gender relations in Africa;
- Understand patriarchal societies in Africa and particularly how women negotiate their
identity/ integration/ emancipation;
- Learn and inform about the living conditions and the emancipation of African women;
- Appreciate the weight of ancestral and patriarchal laws in the moral and intellectual
development of women in Africa;

Extended Call: Mythological Equines in Film

updated: 
Friday, August 20, 2021 - 2:26pm
St. Thomas University
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, September 30, 2021

I have 12 great essays for a volume called Mythological Equines in Film (Series: Equine Creations: Imagining Horses in Literature and Film), which is meant to be paired with Mythological Equines in Children’s Literature (Series: Equine Creations: Imagining Horses in Literature and Film), which is full with 21 essays.

In order to keep them approximately the same size, I am looking for 2-3 more essays to round out the film collection. Harry Potter and Narnia are well covered, but other topics are open.

The abstract deadline is Sept. 30, 2021. The deadline for essays will be February 1, 2022.

How to submit your proposal

CFP Fair Unknowns: Extending the Corpus of Arthurian Texts (9/30/21; NeMLA Baltimore 3/10-13/2022)

updated: 
Friday, August 20, 2021 - 2:26pm
Michael A Torregrossa / Alliance for the Promotion of Research on the Matter of Britain
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, September 30, 2021

CFP Fair Unknowns: Extending the Corpus of Arthurian Texts

 

Sponsored by the Alliance for the Promotion of Research on the Matter of Britain

For the 53rd Annual Convention of the Northeast Modern Language Association

To convene at the Baltimore Marriott Waterfront, Baltimore, Maryland, from 10-13 March 2022

Proposals due by 30 September 2021

CFP: Theatrical Reconstructions (c19 conference, 2022)

updated: 
Friday, August 20, 2021 - 2:26pm
C19
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, September 8, 2021

Theatrical Reconstructions (Proposed Panel)

 

C19 CONFERENCE

March 31-April 2

 

Panel Organizers:

 

Michael D’Alessandro, Duke University

Brian D. Valencia, Florida International University

 

Premodern Desires: The Erotic from the Symposium to the Inferno - NEMLA 2022

updated: 
Friday, August 20, 2021 - 2:25pm
Charles Firestone East, Columbia University
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, September 30, 2021

Ever since the publication of Foucault’s multi-volume work The History of Sexuality, scholarship, whether theoretically, historically, or literarily minded, has reckoned with the call to develop less anachronistic methodologies to analyze premodern expressions of desire. While scholars such as David Halperin and Susan Lanser have risen to the challenge of Foucault’s text and expanded his analysis to address feminine and queer desires, both generally and within their specific periods of study, these theoretical and methodological strides in the history of sexuality have penetrated fields at various rates. This seminar seeks to help remedy this disciplinary issue, particularly within the literature of medieval studies and classics.

Extended deadline | Science and Tech in 21st-Century US Popular Culture (hybrid format conference)

updated: 
Friday, August 20, 2021 - 9:32am
PopMeC Association for US Popular Culture Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, August 31, 2021

Popularizing STEM: Science and Technology in 21st-Century US Popular Culture 

15-19 November 2021 (virtual conference, one day on site if feasible)

Confirmed keynotes: Gerry Canavan, Charles Adler, Stina Attebery, André Brock, Emily Cox-Palmer-White, J. Jesse Ramírez. [on-site activities would be streamed virtually and include two keynotes and workshops on biology-related comics, graphic medicine, and science dissemination in drag]

Conference page: https://www.popmec.com/stem-conference/

 

Dracones in Mundo: Dragons in Literature, Film, and Pop Culture: A Series of Edited Volumes UPDATE/EXTENDED DEADLINE

updated: 
Friday, August 20, 2021 - 12:27am
University of Southern Mississippi
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, November 26, 2021

Dracones in Mundo: Dragons in Literature, Film, and Pop Culture: A Series of Edited Volumes UPDATE/EXTENDED DEADLINE

deadline for submissions:
November 26, 2021

full name / name of organization:
St. Thomas University

contact email:
rachel.carazo@snhu.edu

I received a great response to the last call for papers regarding the volumes on dragons. As a result, I have been better able to refine and divide results.

CFP: Southern Humanities Conference 2022, Memphis, TN

updated: 
Thursday, August 19, 2021 - 9:07pm
Southern Humanities Council
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, December 16, 2021

Call for Papers

Southern Humanities Conference, Memphis TN, 2022

Witness and “Withness”

The Hu Hotel, Memphis Tennessee, January 27-30, 2022

 

Cultural Productions of the Witch: From Salem to Westview

updated: 
Thursday, August 19, 2021 - 5:53pm
Northeast Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, September 14, 2021

UPDATED: The witch is a figure of cultural production. She is a representation of the layers of history and cultural context on the treatment, stereotyping, reception, and representation of powerful women who do not fit into patriarchal structures of power. Whether she be a symbol of women’s disempowerment or a feminist symbol of empowerment, the witch stands as a saturated figure in history, literature, art, and film. This panel is interested in the representation of the witch on a broad scale of culture -- ranging from myth to folklore, to Shakespeare, to WandaVision. The aim of this panel is to bring together a collection of papers that will overlap in the themes of the body, gender, and power.

Call for Submissions: The Concord Saunterer: A Journal of Thoreau Studies

updated: 
Wednesday, August 18, 2021 - 10:51am
The Thoreau Society
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, March 1, 2022

Call for Submissions: The Journal of the Thoreau Society, The Concord Saunterer

Special Issue: Other than Thoreau: Nineteenth-Century African American Nature Writers 

I thought of the fishes of the water, the fowls of the air, the wild beasts of the forests, all appeared to be free, to go where they pleased, and I was an unhappy slave.

Henry Bibb, Narrative of the Life and Adventures of Henry Bibb, an American Slave (1849)

The Millennial Novel (Edited Collection) - Deadline Approaching

updated: 
Wednesday, August 18, 2021 - 10:48am
Loïc Bourdeau and Christopher Lloyd
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, September 30, 2021

This edited collection aims to theorize and contextualize transnational manifestations of the “millennial novel,” a term that has been used often derogatively to describe contemporary fiction from a generation of writers living through unprecedented historical upheavals. The book will not debate the use of the term, but rather provide an initial theorization of its forms and primary concerns. Characterised, we might say, by rootlessness, anxiety, ennui, and a general detachment from the governing socioeconomic structures of neoliberal modern life, the millennial novel is a genre at once over-debated and under-examined.

[REMINDER] CFP - 'From the scenic essay to the essay-exhibition' (deadline 1/10/2021)

updated: 
Wednesday, August 18, 2021 - 10:47am
Ghent University - Research Centre Studies in Performing Arts & Media (S:PAM)
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 10, 2021

Call for proposalsFrom the Scenic Essay to the Essay-Exhibition. Expanding the Essay Form in the Arts after Literature and FilmAn international conference27-29 of April 2022, Ghent (Belgium)ByResearch centre S:PAM (Studies in Performing Arts & Media), Ghent University  Theme of the conference: More than 400 years after the publication of Michel De Montaigne’s Essais, the enduring afterlife of the essay form attests how this 'heretical form’ (Adorno) not only continues to challenge the literary conventions but also transgresses the borders of the literary field to venture into other artistic disciplines.

Waiting for Visa: Call for Book Chapter Proposals

updated: 
Wednesday, August 18, 2021 - 10:47am
M. P. Chavda
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, September 15, 2021

Caste-based discrimination (or Racial discrimination) is ever-present in most parts of the world today. Within India, caste has been a significant movement driven by binaries such as pure vs impure, Aryans vs Dravidians, and high vs low castes, including socio-economic class structure. This edited volume will discuss Dr B. R. Ambedkar’s (April 14 1891 - December 6 1956) autobiography known as Waiting for Visa from multiple perspectives.  The aim is to explore contemporary India and her social, political, educational, and religion to changing socio-economic-political-religious conditions keeping the Waiting for Visa at the centre.

Wokeness, Sleepwalking and Stupors: The War on Social Justice Discourse

updated: 
Wednesday, August 18, 2021 - 10:47am
Wits Centre for Diversity Studies, University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, August 31, 2021

The world as we know it is undergoing dynamic transformation. Many gains have been made in recent decades towards loosening the grip of some of the belief systems that have enabled many systemic inequalities in the modern world. The ideological underpinnings of white supremacy, heteropatriarchy and coloniality, for example, have been rigorously challenged and are being steadily eroded, leading to changes in legal frameworks, social practices and the norms of acceptable everyday behaviour. The highly visible and vocal Black Lives Matter movement, which regained international momentum following the murder of George Floyd, has become a widely recognized recent manifestation of this refusal to abide the injustices and indignities of the past.

Technology and Carson McCullers

updated: 
Wednesday, August 18, 2021 - 10:46am
Carson McCullers Society/ Society for the Study of Southern Literature
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, August 23, 2021

 Technology and Carson McCullers

Session Proposal for the Society for the Study of Southern Literature (SSSL) 2022 Hybrid Conference

February 17-20, 2022, Atlanta, GA

Resistance (for the Texas College English Association session) at CEA 2022

updated: 
Wednesday, August 18, 2021 - 10:46am
Moumin Quazi / College English Association
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, November 1, 2021

Call for Papers, Resistance (for the Texas College English Association session) at CEA 2022

March 31-April 2, 2022 | Birmingham, Alabama

Sheraton Hotel, Birmingham | 2101 Richard Arrington Jr Blvd N, Birmingham, AL 35203

The College English Association, a gathering of scholar-teachers in English studies, welcomes proposals for presentations on resistance, for the Texas College English Association session at our 52nd annual conference. Submit your proposal at www.cea-web.org

South Asian Studies (for the South Asian Literary Association session) at CEA 2022

updated: 
Wednesday, August 18, 2021 - 10:46am
Moumin Quazi / College English Association
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, November 1, 2021

CFP, South Asian Studies (for the South Asian Literary Association session) at CEA 2022

March 31-April 2, 2022 | Birmingham, Alabama

Sheraton Hotel, Birmingham | 2101 Richard Arrington Jr Blvd N, Birmingham, AL 35203

The College English Association, a gathering of scholar-teachers in English studies, welcomes proposals for presentations on South Asian Studies, for the guaranteed South Asian Literary Association session at our 52nd annual conference. Submit your proposal at www.cea-web.org.

Multicultural and World Literature at CEA 2022

updated: 
Wednesday, August 18, 2021 - 10:46am
Moumin Quazi / College English Association
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, November 1, 2021

Call for Papers, Multicultural and World Literature at CEA 2022

March 31-April 2, 2022 | Birmingham, Alabama

Sheraton Hotel, Birmingham | 2101 Richard Arrington Jr Blvd N, Birmingham, AL 35203

The College English Association, a gathering of scholar-teachers in English studies, welcomes proposals for presentations on Multicultural and World Literature for our 52nd annual conference. Submit your proposal at www.cea-web.org.

For this area, we are particularly interested in proposals that relate multicultural and/or world literature to the conference theme of justice (or in so many cases, injustices).

New Voices in Early Drama Studies (2022 International Congress on Medieval Studies - Virtual)

updated: 
Wednesday, August 18, 2021 - 10:45am
Medieval and Renaissance Drama Society
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, September 15, 2021

The Medieval and Renaissance Drama Society (MRDS) continues its annual tradition of inviting all scholars new to the field of early drama studies, in all national and linguistic traditions of early (medieval and early modern) drama, to submit their work to the “New Voices” panel for the 2022 International Congress on Medieval Studies, hosted by the Medieval Institute of Western Michigan University, and to be held virtually, May 9-14, 2022. We specifically invite graduate students and recent PhDs (within four years of receiving the degree) to submit. The panel will consist of three papers and a response by Nicole R.

Unfurling Unflattening: Tracing Pedagogical Possibilities within Higher Education (FINAL CALL; deadline 10/15/21)

updated: 
Wednesday, August 18, 2021 - 10:45am
Janine Utell
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, October 15, 2021

Unfurling Unflattening:  Tracing Pedagogical Possibilities within Higher Education

 

NOTE TO PROSPECTIVE CONTRIBUTORS:  This is a final call for papers for an edited volume on teaching—and teaching with—Nick Sousanis’s graphic work Unflattening in higher education.  Additional potential contributions are being sought.  The volume has interest from MIT Press, and is in the later stages of review.

 

“État des lieux”: Women in French and Francophone Noir Fiction

updated: 
Wednesday, August 18, 2021 - 10:45am
NEMLA 2022
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, September 30, 2021

Session Description:  

Apart from some chapters and articles (Desnains, Gorrara), few women authors of French crime novels are mentioned in essays or collections dealing with detective and noir fiction in France as a genre. 

Call for Submissions

updated: 
Wednesday, August 18, 2021 - 10:44am
City University of Science & IT Peshawar Pakistan
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, September 20, 2021

Warm greetings from the editorial office of City University Research Journal of Literature and Linguistics  We are pleased to share the call for papers for City University Research Journal of Literature and Linguistics (CUJLL) (ISSN: 2706-9664). CUJLL is a biannual, peer-reviewed journal recognized by Higher Education of Pakistan. The journal has recently chalked out an agreement with EBSCO.  EBSCO Information Services (EBSCO) is the leading provider of resources for libraries worldwide including EBSCONET. The purpose of the agreement is to increase the visibility of the journal to gain maximum viewership and earn a distinctive place among the world-recognized journals.

CFP Balancing Acts: Finding Time for Work and Scholarship (Roundtable) (9/30/21; NeMLA 3/10-13/2022)

updated: 
Wednesday, August 18, 2021 - 10:44am
Michael Torregrossa / Association for the Advancement of Scholarship and Teaching of the Medieval in Popular Culture
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, September 30, 2021

CFP Balancing Acts: Finding Time for Work and Scholarship (Roundtable)

 

Sponsored by the Association for the Advancement of Scholarship and Teaching of the Medieval in Popular Culture

For the 53rd Annual Convention of the Northeast Modern Language Association

To convene at the Baltimore Marriott Waterfront, Baltimore, Maryland, from 10-13 March 2022

Proposals due by 30 September 2021

 

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