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Planetary Drifts—Methodology, Technology, and the Creative Imagination in the Age of Planetary Transformation

updated: 
Thursday, September 16, 2021 - 2:54pm
Research Center for Planetary Literary and Cultural Studies, Université de Montréal
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, October 15, 2021

Call for Papers

 

International Conference

Université de Montréal/ Research Center for Planetary Literary and Cultural Studies (CELCP)

April 21-23, 2022

 

Planetary Drifts—Methodology, Technology, and the Creative Imagination in the Age of Planetary Transformation

 

Reminder: NeMLA 2022 Panel: Information, Data, Media: Literacies and Cultures of Care

updated: 
Thursday, September 16, 2021 - 2:50pm
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, September 30, 2021

NeMLA 2022: Baltimore, MD. March 10-13, 2022

Today, much of our research and information gathering takes place online. The reality is that despite information literacy efforts, many, if not most, users are increasingly vulnerable online. How do we care about information literacy, data literacy, and media literacy?

Creative Writing: Poetry & Fiction (CEA 3/31/22–4/2/22)

updated: 
Thursday, September 16, 2021 - 2:49pm
College English Aassociation
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, November 1, 2021

Subject: Call for Papers: Creative Writing: Poetry & Fiction at CEA 2022

 

Call for Papers, Creative Writing: Poetry & Fiction

March 31-April 2, 2022 | Birmingham, Alabama

Sheraton Hotel, Birmingham | 2201 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 Creative Writing: Non-Fiction for our 52nd annual conference. Submit your proposal at www.cea-web.org

Creative Writing: Non-Fiction (CEA 3/31/22–4/2/22)

updated: 
Thursday, September 16, 2021 - 2:26pm
College English Aassociation
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, November 1, 2021

Subject: Call for Papers: Creative Writing: Non-Fiction at CEA 2022

 

Call for Papers, Creative Writing: Non-Fiction at CEA 2022

March 31-April 2, 2022 | Birmingham, Alabama

Sheraton Hotel, Birmingham | 2201 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 Creative Writing: Non-Fiction for our 52nd annual conference. Submit your proposal at www.cea-web.org

NeMLA - You Dissolve Me in a Storm: The Ecotheology of Climate Change

updated: 
Thursday, September 16, 2021 - 11:17am
Matthew Mersky/ Boston College
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, September 30, 2020

In Horkheimer and Adorno’s dialectic of Enlightenment, the spiritual and mimetic relation towards nature in early myth society increasingly gives way to nature’s disenchantment: the process by which a holistic and qualitative nature is systematically reduced and fragmented into the purely “rational” material of natural science and, ultimately, industrial, carbon-based society. But as Horkheimer as Adorno make clear, enlightenment, what promised liberate us from the irrational, becomes an even more irrational force than the nature it supposedly subdued, giving rise to catastrophes—genocide, nuclear fallout, global warming—that dwarf the violence nature originally wrought.

Conceptual Hybridization in the History of Ideas

updated: 
Thursday, September 16, 2021 - 10:51am
Journal of Interdisciplinary History of Ideas
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, March 15, 2022

A special issue of the Journal of Interdisciplinary History of Ideas on FACETS OF HYBRIDIZATION IN THE HISTORY OF IDEAS is planned for mid-2022. 

Representing “Arabia” in the Long Eighteenth Century (ASECS Annual Conference, Baltimore, 2022)

updated: 
Thursday, September 16, 2021 - 10:47am
Ileana Baird, Zayed University
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 17, 2021

This panel invites papers on eighteenth-century texts or visual art that engage with, provide accounts of, or create Orientalist fictions about “Arabia.” The growing interest in the Orient and orientalia fueled by eighteenth-century travelers to the Near East and by translations like Galland’s A Thousand and One Nights (1704-1717), rendered in English as the Arabian Nights Entertainments (1706-1721), produced a large corpus of works that often used “Arabia” as an umbrella term that described not one location, but many. How did these texts represent “Arabia” and the “Arabs” and what sets of images or cultural stereotypes about the place and its people emerged at the time?

Saying and Unsaying: Ekphrasis and Apophasis as Feminist Rhetorical Strategies #19154

updated: 
Thursday, September 16, 2021 - 10:46am
Diana Shaffer / NeMLA 53rd annual convention
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, September 30, 2021

This roundtable explores how feminist authors have used both ekphrasis and apophasis to question the interrelations of gender, race, class, and socio-economic and political power; and also, to displace traditional, outmoded beliefs, and inherited but dysfunctional historical narratives.  Rhetorically, ekphrasis is defined as vivid, verbal description, or as verbal representation of visual art, or as canonical literature re-envisioned to fit new narratives.  Apophasis refers broadly to denial, repudiation, or negation, and narrowly to a kind of irony in which what on the surface appears to be the case differs radically from what is actually the case. 

Gender Through Technology

updated: 
Thursday, September 16, 2021 - 6:16am
Variations - The Literary Journal at the University of Zurich
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, September 25, 2021

The interplay between technology, gender and culture has attracted increasing interest over the past years. It has been the subject of intermedial approaches, ranging from gender-specific explorations of literary discourses on technology to film and cultural analyses.

Sapphic Echoes: Representations of Female Love and Desire in Global Literatures #19149

updated: 
Wednesday, September 15, 2021 - 2:49pm
diana.shaffer/NeMLA 53rd annual convention
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, September 30, 2021

Sapphic Echoes: Representations of Female Love and Desire in Global Literatures #19149

Seminar format

This seminar asks questions and invites responses that explore representations of female love and desire in global literatures. How have the complex poetics of female love and desire—the desire to have something, or escape something, or punish, or know—been represented over time? What strategies have been employed to subvert literary conventions defined predominantly by male perspectives on home, love, war, victory and loss? How have female characters navigated the interplay between things done (overtly) and thought (covertly) to reveal the inner web of desires, fears and conflicts that constitute a female poetics of love and longing?

“ Femmes solidaires d’Afriques transatlantiques: Sororité, amitié ou conflits?"

updated: 
Wednesday, September 15, 2021 - 2:40pm
Stephanie Diane Tsakeu Mazan/NeMLA
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, September 30, 2021

Le présent panel se veut le lieu d’exploration et de questionnement des difficultés auxquelles sont confrontées les femmes qui sont loin d’être préoccupées par la construction d’une communauté centrée autour d’une conception sororale unique. Leur engagement dans le cadre des luttes politiques tout comme leur rôle en tant que « gardiennes du temple » des traditions séculaires patriarcales ne sont plus à démontrer. Cependant, existe-t-il des associations des femmes africaines à caractère essentiellement féministe ?

Theatre and Social Action

updated: 
Wednesday, September 15, 2021 - 2:40pm
Methuen Drama Handbooks series
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, October 1, 2021

Please circulate:

Theatre and Social Action

Call for Papers for the Methuen Drama Handbooks series

Theaters have closed everywhere. Theaters are reopening. And at the same time, the global pandemic and recent social movements have urgently been measured, mediated, and aided by the arts and theater makers to reshape the way we must now represent, facilitate, and protest.

Deadline Approaching: Archives of the Global Anglophone (NeMLA 2022)

updated: 
Wednesday, September 15, 2021 - 9:53am
Ben Fried / Northeast Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, September 30, 2021

Where do we find important archives for the study of the Global Anglophone? How were their materials accumulated and how are they now arranged? What do these collections record, and what do they omit? Who can access them, particularly in this ongoing pandemic season?

This panel invites papers which explore the archives, personal or institutional, that enrich our understanding of literatures in English—and that provide material resources for research and teaching in the rising, disputed discipline of the Global Anglophone. Both established and lesser-known centers of archival study will make for welcome subjects. Papers may examine a whole institution, a particular collection, or even a single document.

Food in American Literature (NeMLA 2022)

updated: 
Tuesday, September 14, 2021 - 6:57pm
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, September 30, 2021

NeMLA Annual Convention - Baltimore, MD - 10-13 March, 2022

 

Motherhood in American Literature (NeMLA 2022)

updated: 
Tuesday, September 14, 2021 - 6:57pm
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, September 30, 2021

NeMLA Annual Convention - Baltimore, MD - 10-13 March, 2022

 

How does one resist the systems of subjugation that prey on the marginalized and seek to dissolve and consume them within this white supremacist capitalist imperialist patriarchy? While for some resistance takes the form of confrontation and battle, for Black feminist thinkers like bell hooks and Audre Lorde, resistance comes in the form of the practice of love. It is in the embrace of the erotic, of initiating the quest of mutual self-fulfillment, in seeking value in the relationships we have with each other, that we resist. In other words, for hooks and Lorde, we resist through care.

 

Thomas Merton and "Justice" (CEA 3/31/22-4/2/22)

updated: 
Monday, September 13, 2021 - 2:36pm
College English Association
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, November 1, 2021

International Thomas Merton Society

 

at the

College English Association

52stTH ANNUAL CONFERENCE

 

                                                                                                                       Call for Papers

March 31-April 2, 2022 

Defining the Human in Environmental Humanities

updated: 
Wednesday, September 22, 2021 - 3:38pm
Venice International University
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, January 15, 2022

CALL FOR PAPERS:

 

Defining the Human in Environmental Humanities

 

Venice International University

 

Care, Community, and Identity in Queer Cinema - NeMLA 2022

updated: 
Saturday, September 11, 2021 - 6:59pm
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, September 30, 2021

Whether from health crisis, family isolation, or governmental-social prejudice, care has always been an invaluable resource in queer communities, whether physical, psychological, or spiritual. This care manifests not only in physical forms, such as providing food and medicine, shelter for queer homeless populations, and access to health care, but also in the ability to connect with new modes of family and to fight in the broader struggle for queer rights and liberation. However, this care can become disrupted due to biases present within the mainstream queer community, such against queer people of color, queer women and gender non-conforming people, and queer people with disabilities.

Fan Fiction and Performance in the Age of COVID

updated: 
Saturday, September 11, 2021 - 2:10pm
Kaitlin Tonti/Seton Hall University
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, September 25, 2021

While the Covid pandemic left many feeling isolated, from tragedy has emerged a new surge in modes of fan interaction and fan fiction that further challenge who, what, and how “canon” is determined in fictional worlds that have long since been closed by the authors and script writers.

“)one’s eye / / perceives”: New Approaches to E. E. Cummings (deadline extended)

updated: 
Saturday, September 11, 2021 - 12:39pm
The E. E. Cummings Society and the Society’s journal, Spring
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, September 15, 2021

The E. E. Cummings Society and the Society’s journal, Spring, invite abstracts for 20-minute papers for the 49th annual Louisville Conference on Literature and Culture since 1900, February 24-26, 2022, at the University of Louisville (http://www.thelouisvilleconference.com). Recent criticism of the works of Cummings has gone beyond his well-documented engagement with modernist aesthetic and poetic innovations. From Cummings’ visual and temporal poetics, to iconic meta-sonnets and rhythmic portraiture, to iconicity and ecology, and even to disability studies, the iconoclasm of Cummings in art and language presents a multi-dimensional i/eye that perceives and receives.

NEW ACADEMIA: An International Journal of English Language, Literature and Literary Theory (Online ISSN 2347-2073)

updated: 
Saturday, September 11, 2021 - 12:32pm
Interactions Forum Pune
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, September 30, 2021

CALL FOR PAPERS

NEW ACADEMIA: An International Journal of English Language, Literature and Literary Theory (Online ISSN 2347-2073)

Vol. X Issue IV October 2021

New Academia is a peer reviewed and refereed journal published quarterly by Interactions Forum. The Journal strives to publish research work of high quality related to Literature written in English Language across the World, English language and literary theory. The aim of the journal is to give space to scholars and researchers to publish their works.
We are always keen to receive submissions from scholars, academicians and researchers in the form of Research Papers, Articles, Poems, Short Stories, Interviews and Book Reviews.

Beyond Silent Grief: Transgressions in Asian American Feeling || Just-in-time Session Proposal || 2022 MLA Convention

updated: 
Saturday, September 11, 2021 - 9:58am
Jennifer Cho / Boston University
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 17, 2021

This proposed "Just-in-time" session at the 2022 MLA Convention in Washington, DC (January 6-9) seeks to situate recent amplifications in anti-Asian violence and rhetoric (as well as the resistance to name them as such) within the context of Asian American literary and cultural production. As the theme of the MLA convention is Multilingualism, this session invites papers on Asian American texts, media and experience that privilege embodied affect or memory as language itself. 

https://www.mla.org/Convention/MLA-2022/2022-Presidential-Theme-Multilin...

Call for Co-Editor: Collected Volume

updated: 
Friday, September 10, 2021 - 3:14pm
Gregory Bray/Publisher Not Yet Attached
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, October 11, 2021

Call for a Co-editor on a collected manuscript, ‘Who Was that Masked Woman: Representations of Women Vigilantes and Outlaws in Popular Media from Reconstruction to the Great Depression.’ 

SAMLA 93 - Social Networks, Social Distances NOW VIRTUAL

updated: 
Friday, September 10, 2021 - 1:26pm
South Atlantic Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, September 30, 2021

SAMLA 93, scheduled for November 4-6, 2021, has moved to a virtual format. As such, we are re-opening our General Call for Abstracts until September 30. For more information on submitting to our General Call, please follow this link: https://samla.memberclicks.net/general-call-for-abstracts

Additionally, some panel organizers have extended their CFP deadlines until the 30th. To browse our current CFP list, please follow this link: https://samla.memberclicks.net/callsforpapers

CFP Eikón Imago Journal 2023. Imago, ius, religio. Religious Iconographies in Illustrated Legal Manuscripts and Printed Books (9th -20th Centuries)

updated: 
Friday, September 10, 2021 - 1:26pm
Eikón Imago Journal
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, February 1, 2022

CFP Eikón Imago Journal 2023. Imago, ius, religio. Religious Iconographies in Illustrated Legal Manuscripts and Printed Books (9th -20th Centuries)

Imago, ius, religio.Religious Iconographies in Illustrated Legal Manuscripts and Printed Books (9th -20th Centuries) https://revistas.ucm.es/index.php/EIKO/announcement/view/389

Special Guest Editors: Maria Alessandra Bilotta & Gianluca del Monaco

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