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FINAL CALL FOR CHAPTER PROPOSALS - Apocalyptic Ecolinguistics: Language, Landscape, and Ecoanxiety in the Age of Climate Crisis

updated: 
Saturday, June 15, 2024 - 9:15am
Editors: Emil Tangham Hazelhurst & Declan Lloyd, Lancaster University
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, June 30, 2024

Apocalyptic Ecolinguistics: Language, Landscape, and Ecoanxiety in the Age of Climate Crisis

(For submission to Bloomsbury’s “Advances in Ecolinguistics” series: see https://www.bloomsbury.com/uk/series/bloomsbury-advances-in-ecolinguistics/ )

Indian Literatures and Cultures: New Theories and Reflections:

updated: 
Friday, June 14, 2024 - 10:14pm
Department of English, Sidho-Kanho-Birsha University
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, July 15, 2024

Indian Literatures and Cultures: New Theories and Reflections:  An International Conference organized by  The Department of English, Sidho-Kanho-Birsha University, Purulia Dates: September 11 and 12, 2024 The evolution of the studying and understanding of Indian Literatures and Cultures has always accompanied the global social, political or aesthetic theories. Starting from assuming nationalist trends in determining the horizons of Indian literature rooted to ancient myths, legends or epics and creating a cultural heritage against the superiority of the colonialist culture, various theories of determining the “Indianness” of the Indian literature and culture have been invoked.

SAMLA 96: Seen & Unseen

updated: 
Thursday, June 13, 2024 - 4:09pm
South Atlantic Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, June 28, 2024

SAMLA 96Seen and UnseenFriday, November 15 to Sunday, November 17, 2024Hyatt Regency Jacksonville Riverfront | Jacksonville, FL

Coloniality, (In)justice, and the literature of the Global South

updated: 
Thursday, June 13, 2024 - 5:50am
Bandung: Journal of the Global South (BRILL)
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, August 31, 2024

 

Special Issue Call for Papers 

Bandung: Journal of the Global South  

Link to download the CFP: https://brill.com/fileasset/downloads_products/37598_BJGS_CfP_2024.pdf 

Coloniality, (In)justice, and the literature of the Global South

 

 

Goutam Karmakar (lead guest editor)

Honorary Research Associate

Faculty of Arts and Design

Durban University of Technology

Decolonial Hope: Planetary Sustainability, Solidarity, and Transformation

updated: 
Thursday, June 13, 2024 - 5:49am
Journal of Postcolonial Writing
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, September 30, 2024

Journal of Postcolonial Writing

Special Issue on

Decolonial Hope: Planetary Sustainability, Solidarity, and Transformation

 

Link to the CFP on the journal's website: https://think.taylorandfrancis.com/special_issues/decolonial-hope-planet...

 

Special Issue Editor(s)

Goutam Karmakar, Durban University of Technology, South Africa

What Matters in Contemporary Anglophone Cultures

updated: 
Thursday, June 13, 2024 - 2:47am
University Paul-Valery - Montpellier 3
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, November 8, 2024

Call for papers

 

Who/What Counts

“What Matters” is an invitation to rethink the weight of habits, established structures and validated categories. Arguing that someone/something counts goes against economic/budgetary/financial accounting, which is typically the work of a dominant power that keeps precise accounts, compiling or capitalising, trying to contain or control. What matters is an invitation to give an account of what does not seem to count, what is unthought of or invisible (Fricker 2007, Le Blanc 2009).

DEADLINE EXTENDED! 121st Annual PAMLA Conference Romanticism Session

updated: 
Wednesday, June 12, 2024 - 12:55pm
Amanda Middleton / PAMLA (Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association)
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, June 16, 2024

This year's theme is “Translation in Action.” While most scholarship about translation deals with the interlingual, we welcome scholarship on the other areas discussed by Roman Jakobson such as intralingual and intersemiotic translation. We plan on celebrating the work of a wide range of scholars and translators such as Michael Cronin, Moira Inghilleri, and many others. We seek proposals dealing with translation as a diverse set of practices, a dynamic field of study, and a set of complex networks that affect our lives. Once again, we are open to a variety of interests, but for this year, we are especially interested in proposals on the theme of “Translation in Action.”

Bible and Contemporary Fiction

updated: 
Wednesday, June 12, 2024 - 11:00am
Postscripts -- Special Issue
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, March 1, 2025

Postscripts: The Journal of Sacred Texts, Cultural Histories, and Contemporary Contexts, one of the major global publications exploring the reception history of religious texts, is making plans for a special issue devoted to the Bible and Contemporary Fiction

I will serve as the guest editor.

I hope to feature 4-6 essays (8000 words each, including references) on how biblical patterns, themes, and trajectories surface in works of contemporary fiction, broadly construed, from the non-western as well as western world.

Replacement Chapter for Collection in contract: Imperial Debt: Colonial Theft, Postcolonial Reparations

updated: 
Tuesday, June 11, 2024 - 8:54pm
Maureen E. Ruprecht Fadem
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, June 30, 2024

Dear Colleagues:

My forthcoming collection, Imperial Debt: Colonial Theft, Postcolonial Reparations, is in contract and due out late 2024 / early 2025. 

Please review the original CFP for the book, copied below, and let me know if you have work that would be appropriate for it and fits within the rubric of the book (see below).

Full chapters needed by end of June, early July 2024. I will respond right away to any and all inquiries. Please email me to let me know of your interest and that you plan to submit a chapter: maureen.fadem@gmail.com

Thank you considering this important project--my very best,

Journal Symposium: Equity and Material Conditions in Access-Intensive College English Programs

updated: 
Tuesday, June 11, 2024 - 3:38pm
College English
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, July 15, 2024

Teaching English in the Two-Year College and College EnglishSymposium“Equity and Material Conditions in Access-Intensive College English Programs”I feel like what we do and who we are is overlooked.

—Jason C. Evans, 2023 TYCA Conference Chair's Address

The perception that the work occurring in two-year colleges and reports of it in TETYC are relevant only to those spaces means that the new knowledge the journal offers can be overlooked, even when it clearly contributes to a larger disciplinary conversation. 

—Holly Hassel, Mark Reynolds, Jeff Sommers and Howard Tinberg, “Editorial Perspectives on Teaching English in the Two-Year College,” p. 332 

Poetry & Poetry Studies at MAPACA

updated: 
Tuesday, June 11, 2024 - 3:38pm
Mid-Atlantic Popular and American Culture Association
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, June 30, 2024

Poetry & Poetry Studies at MAPACA 2024

 

November 7-9, 2024

Atlantic City, NJ

 

The Poetry and Poetry Studies area at the Mid-Atlantic Popular and American Culture Association (MAPACA) seeks creative and critical proposals for this year’s annual conference.

 

Muslim Counterpublics in the Indian Nation-state Public Sphere

updated: 
Tuesday, June 11, 2024 - 3:38pm
Shahwar Kibria Maqhfi, UCLA
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, June 30, 2024

This panel will explore the unfurling of the Muslim public in the Indian nation-state. We wish to discuss how the Muslim counter-publics narrativize dissent, distress, identity, and a sense of belonging and pride. It connects with notions of the Muslim as an ethical citizen, subject, witness, victim, and the other / outsider. Furthermore, is it possible to imagine a Muslim counter-public full of potential creativity in certain situations of loss and lacunae? We invite papers that explore the deep history and / or the contemporary imaginings of these entanglements from the vantage point of songs, music, literature, poetry, dastangoi, oral historiography, text, and cinema.

Tomb Raider at 30: The Legacy of Lara Croft (Emerald Publishers)

updated: 
Tuesday, June 11, 2024 - 3:38pm
Natalie Le Clue
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, August 31, 2024

In the world of Tomb Raider adventure awaits around every corner, waiting for the extraordinary to be uncovered. This has been the story of Lara Croft for nearly 30 years. Recent announcements regarding the upcoming live-action series by Amazon Prime (Maas & Otterson, 2024) and an officially redesigned character hinting at a new game release (Dinsdale, 2024) have thrust Tomb Raider back into the forefront of mainstream public consciousness. Since its inception in 1996, fans of the game series and the iconic Lara Croft have embarked on a journey together, solidifying her status as one of the most iconic game characters ever created.

Superheroes and Disability on Screen: Intersectional Perspectives on Super-Bodies and Super-Identities as Politicized Spaces

updated: 
Tuesday, June 11, 2024 - 3:38pm
Lorna Piatti-Farnell, Auckland University of Technology and Katie Ellis, Curtin University
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, August 15, 2024

The editors of the volume are calling for chapter abstracts for a volume focused on the representation of disability in superhero film and media, with a particular focus on intersectional discourses of race, ethnicity, gender, sexuality, power, and beyond. The volume will provide perspectives on the growing field of superheroes and disability by placing a specific focus on screen representations. As such, the collections will engage with critical debates over super-identities and super-bodies as politicized spaces in the 21st centuries. 

Crossed Borders, Changed Lives: Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Twenty-First Century Young Adult Immigrant & Refugee Literature

updated: 
Tuesday, June 11, 2024 - 3:37pm
Deborah De Rosa @NIU University
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, July 15, 2024

Crossed Borders, Changed Lives: Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Twenty-First Century Young Adult Immigrant & Refugee Literature seeks scholarly and artistic articles for publication in a collection that focuses on depictions of images of immigrants and refugees in American Young Adult (YA) novels published, preferably after 2001 (9/11).

 

Topics (not exclusive):

Loving to Unlearn: bell hooks, Critical Pedagogy and Affective Education

updated: 
Tuesday, June 11, 2024 - 3:37pm
Harald Pittel / Leipzig University
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, August 15, 2024

A Special Issue of Coils of the Serpent: Journal for the Study of Contemporary Power

Guest Editors: Victoria Allen, Harald Pittel and Garret Scally

 

Where can love (or any other emotion or affect) be found in educational theory and practice? Should feelings be schooled or unlearned?

Research in Education Curriculum and Pedagogy: Global Perspectives (forthcoming issue C4P)

updated: 
Tuesday, June 11, 2024 - 3:36pm
AT Publishing
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, July 15, 2024

Research in Education Curriculum and Pedagogy: Global Perspectives (RECAP) [ISSN: 2977-1633] is a peer-reviewed, open access international journal to encourage scholarly dialogues and build a bridge between theory and practice. This journal serves as a forum for all relevant issues from a global perspective with a multidisciplinary approach and a portal for dissemination of outcomes. We invite submissions of original work from research, studies and insights from practice. The journal considers a broad range of topics related to education systems, policies and practices, changes and challenges to educational purpose and meaning.

Novels and Book History at MAPACA 2024

updated: 
Tuesday, June 11, 2024 - 3:33pm
Mid-Atlantic Popular & American Culture Association (MAPACA)
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, June 30, 2024

Novels and Book History, an area of the Mid-Atlantic Popular & American Culture Association, is currently accepting proposals for the 2024 Mid-Atlantic Popular & American Culture Association (MAPACA) conference in Atlantic City, NJ to be held November 7-9, 2024. 

This area welcomes all explorations of the novel and/or the history of the book as they interact with American and/or popular culture. Subjects include genre fiction, authors and authorship, literary time periods, cultures, settings, reading, publishing, media studies, bookishness, and representations of books/reading in other media. 

**Extended Deadline** PAMLA 2024 Panel: Fantasy and the Fantastic

updated: 
Tuesday, June 11, 2024 - 3:33pm
Kristin Noone / Pacific and Ancient Modern Language Association (PAMLA 2024 Conference)
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, June 16, 2024

**Extended DEadline - June 16**

Fantasy and the supernatural, broadly defined, shape many popular narratives and universes—from Lord of the Rings to Game of Thrones, from World of Warcraft to The Witcher, from classical and medieval tales of monsters and dragons to the worlds of N.K. Jemisin, Terry Pratchett, Neil Gaiman, Nnedi Okorafor, and Ursula K. Le Guin. As a genre, fantasy engages with questions of rhetoric, identity, and power in multiple ways, across media, subgenres, and cultural traditions; the enchantment of fantastic and supernatural narratives casts a persistent and global spell.

Future of the American Literary Archive (NeMLA)

updated: 
Tuesday, June 11, 2024 - 3:32pm
NeMLA 2025 (March 6-9, Philadelphia) / RALS (Penn State UP)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, August 30, 2024

"The Future of the American Literary Archive" panel at NeMLA 2025 (March 6-9, Philadelphia) invites panelists to share archival discoveries in American literature while also engaging in broader methodological reflections on the state of archival research in the humanities. In the context of explaining their own archival work and/or pedagogy, panelists will discuss how archival research has been impacted—for better or for worse—by tectonic shifts in the US humanities landscape including technological developments (AI, digitization), declining undergraduate humanities enrollments, and calls for more public-facing humanities scholarship readable to a general audience.

Death and the Irish Diaspora

updated: 
Tuesday, June 11, 2024 - 3:31pm
Éire-Ireland: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Irish Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, October 31, 2024

Death and the Irish Diaspora
Special Issue of Éire-Ireland

Special-Issue Editors:
Chris Cusack, Radboud University
Sophie Cooper, Queen's University Belfast

Éire-Ireland: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Irish Studies welcomes submissions for a Spring/Summer 2026 special issue on death and the Irish diaspora.

Snake Sisters in Literature and Film

updated: 
Tuesday, June 11, 2024 - 3:31pm
96th SAMLA (South Atlantic Modern Language Association) Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, June 25, 2024

Although a monster with a head of swarming snakes, Medusa has been firmly embraced as a snake sister by more women. In her 1975 essay “The Laugh of the Medusa,” Hélène Cixous pioneeringly urges women to re-visit their mythological snake sister - Medusa - who has long been (mis)construed as ugly and sinful. Cixous writes, "You only have to look at the Medusa straight on to see her. And she’s not deadly. She’s beautiful and she’s laughing” (885). In current feminist terms, Medusa is often read sympathetically: “The ugliness she first experienced as an unjust punishment” is transformed into her greatest strength she “learned to use as a weapon” (Zimmerman 3).

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