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Pictures of Health in the Eighteenth Century

updated: 
Thursday, August 4, 2022 - 10:01am
Miriam L. Wallace/SEASECS
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 9, 2022

What does it mean to call someone “the picture of health”?

The WHO’s 1949 constitution stated that “Health is a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity.” More recently “One Health”—a model of health that includes the social contexts and environmental situation that limits or conduces to both individual and communal healthfulness—has emerged.

Special Issue: New Perspectives in African Philosophy (Journal of Comparative Literature and Aesthetics, Vol. 46, No. 2, Summer 2023)

updated: 
Thursday, August 4, 2022 - 10:00am
Journal of Comparative Literature and Aesthetics (JCLA)
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, November 30, 2022

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS Journal of Comparative Literature and AestheticsSpecial Issue: New Perspectives in African Philosophy  Guest Editor: Adoulou N. Bitang (Tel Aviv University, Israel) For over three decades, from the middle of the 20th century onward, reflection about African philosophy revolved around the question of its existence or non-existence (following that of the capacity of Africans and Blacks to philosophize), or the other question of its nature (i.e., its characteristics, especially in relation to European philosophy). To a certain extent, African philosophy is still concerned with these questions today. For the most part, this treatment of African philosophy has a colonial background and bears a colonial flavor.

Edited collection: Shelter in Text

updated: 
Wednesday, August 3, 2022 - 4:33pm
Myra Bloom (York U) and and Kasia Van Schaik (Concordia U)
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, November 1, 2022

Call for Contributions

Edited collection: Shelter in Text

 

Health, Illness, and Injury in Professional Wrestling A Special Section of a forthcoming issue of Survive and Thrive

updated: 
Wednesday, August 3, 2022 - 1:20pm
Survive & Thrive: A Journal for Medical Humanities and Narrative as Medicine
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 30, 2022

Health, Illness, and Injury in Professional Wrestling

A Special Section of a forthcoming issue of Survive and Thrive

Recent commentary has focused on the declining health and lack of access to health care among professional wrestlers (e.g. John Oliver's commentary here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m8UQ4O7UiDs).  Hired as contractors, not employees, and so often denied benefits (from health insurance to retirement), professional wrestlers become, as they age, tragic:  celebrities in their prime for their physical prowess, as they age, they launch gofundme pages to cover the costs of essential medical care.

 

Media and Information Literacy Seminar 2022: Nurturing Trust for Media and Information Literacy

updated: 
Wednesday, August 3, 2022 - 9:11am
UNESCO Chair on Cyberspace and Culture and University of Tehran
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, September 22, 2022

The UNESCO Chair on Cyberspace and Culture and University of Tehran are organizing the 2022 Media and Information Literacy Seminar with the main theme of “Nurturing Trust for Media and Information Literacy” on Monday, 24 October 2022, which coincides with the World Development Information Day and United Nations Day.

The Fifth Media and Information Literacy (MIL) Seminar commemorates the Global Media and Information Literacy Week 2022 (24 – 31 Oct) that highlights the twelfth Media and Information Literacy and Intercultural Dialogue Conference and the seventh Youth Agenda Forum.

Young Adult Literature and Culture (In-Person panel Aug.15 or when filled)

updated: 
Wednesday, August 3, 2022 - 9:11am
Melanie A. Marotta / Pacific and Ancient Modern Language Association (PAMLA 2022 Conference)
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, August 15, 2022

This session is open to all papers that explore some aspect of Young Adult literature and/or culture. The panel is particularly interested in papers attuned to some facet of the conference theme, " Geographies of the Fantastic and the Quotidian.” How does space impact YA literature and/or culture? How is the Anthropocene represented in YA fantasy? Further, presentations that examine diverse voices in literature and media are encouraged. This panel welcomes submissions about young adult literature, film, television, etc. Feel free to submit an abstract pertaining to the conference theme or otherwise.

CFP: Graphic Novels, Comics, and Popular Culture

updated: 
Wednesday, August 3, 2022 - 9:09am
Southwest Popular/American Culture Association (SWPACA)
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, October 31, 2022

44th Annual Conference, February 22-25, 2023 

Marriott Albuquerque 

Albuquerque, New Mexico http://www.southwestpca.org 

Submissions open on August 15, 2022 

Proposal submission deadline: October 31, 2022 

 

CALL FOR PAPERS: 44th Annual Southwest Popular/American Culture Association Conference

updated: 
Wednesday, August 3, 2022 - 9:09am
Southwest Popular/American Culture Association (SWPACA)
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, October 31, 2022

Call for Papers

Southwest Popular / American Culture Association (SWPACA)

Annual Conference

 

44th Annual Conference, February 22-25, 2023

Marriott Albuquerque

Albuquerque, New Mexico

http://www.southwestpca.org

Submissions open on August 15, 2022

Proposal submission deadline: October 31, 2022

 

Depictions of Gender and Sexuality in Popular/Public Culture

updated: 
Wednesday, August 3, 2022 - 9:09am
Laura Getty (University of North Georgia) and Josef Vice (Purdue University Global)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, October 7, 2022

Depictions of Gender and Sexuality in Popular/Public Culture

Call for Chapters

Editors: Laura Getty, University of North Georgia (Laura.getty@ung.edu) and Josef Vice, Purdue University Global (jvice@purdueglobal.edu)

Publisher: international academic press to be confirmed

Deadline for submitting chapter proposals (400 words): October 7, 2022 

Notification of acceptance: ongoing, no later than October 30, 2022

Provisional deadline for essay draft submission (approximately 10,000-15,000 words): May 5, 2023

Health, Disease, and Pop Culture

updated: 
Tuesday, August 2, 2022 - 12:35pm
Northeast Popular & American Culture Association
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, August 15, 2022

Deadline to submit extended to 08/15/22!

The Northeast Popular Culture Association welcomes proposals in the area of Health, Disease and Popular Culture for its virtual conference to be held from Thursday, October 20-Saturday, October 22, 2022. 

Current Chair: Julia Brown, Stony Brook University, julia.r.brown@stonybrook.edu

XXV Generative Art Conference

updated: 
Tuesday, August 2, 2022 - 12:07pm
Argenia Association
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, September 15, 2022

Location: Rome (Italy) the 12-14 of December 2022. At the Borrominian Hall of Vallicelliana Library

Website: https://generativeart.com (where it's possible to have all news and read all papers of last 24 events)

Topics: Art - Music - Architecture - Industrial Design - Web Art - Poetry - Visual Grammar - Design Approach - Teaching Theory - Mathematics - Virtual Environment - Literature - Artificial Life - Artificial Intelligence - Cellular Automata - Performances - Artificial Behaviors - Communication - metaverse and web3.0 - Generative Robots - Mechatronic - Nanotechnology - NanoArt

Symposium on the Third Anniversary of the Canonization of Saint John Henry Newman

updated: 
Tuesday, August 2, 2022 - 10:33am
Joseph Draper, Regis College
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, August 15, 2022

Regis College, Department of Interdisciplinary Studies in the Humanities is pleased to Announce a Symposium on the Third Anniversary of the Canonization of Saint John Henry Newman and 77th Anniversary of the first Newman Symposium at Regis College. Friday, October 21, 2022.

Conference Theme: How to be a 21st-century saint. In October 2019, the Church canonized five new saints, including Cardinal Newman. An analysis of Newman’s work and persona offers important insights into the practices and patterns of behavior that define the contemporary Catholic Church, since, in the words of Peter Burke, saints “reflect the values of the culture which sees them in a heroic light.”

No Publication Fees: CALL FOR PAPERS Volume (3), Issue (4), October 2022

updated: 
Tuesday, August 2, 2022 - 10:33am
Badr University in Cairo School of Linguistics and Translation Transcultural Journal for Humanities and Social Sciences (TJHSS)
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, October 1, 2022

We invite you to submit your manuscript to Transcultural Journal for Humanities and Social Sciences (TJHSS): Volume (3), Issue (4), October 2022. The Journal is an open access published by Badr University in Cairo, BUC and indexed in EKB and in MLA and obtained the highest score (7 out of 7) in the recent evaluation of the Supreme Council of  Egyptian Universities. The journal publishes written manuscripts in various languages: English, Italian, German, Spanish, French, Chinese, and Arabic.

The Second International Conference On Future Contexts: Interdisciplinary perspectives in Literature, Language and Translation السياقات المستقبلية :دراسات بينية في الأدب و اللغة و الترجمة

updated: 
Tuesday, August 2, 2022 - 10:32am
Badr University in Cairo School of Linguistics and Translation
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, October 1, 2022

Introduction:

In a rapid changing world that we live nowadays, interdisciplinary studies are at crossroads between tradition and innovation.Scholarly activities are at the intersection of computing or digital technologies and the disciplines of the humanities and social sciences. Studies on common practices of research and analysis in the discipline is now questioned in terms of the over whelming spread of technology.

In Our Time: F. Scott Fitzgerald in the 21st Century

updated: 
Tuesday, August 2, 2022 - 10:30am
F. Scott Fitzgerald Society
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 1, 2023

In Our Time: F. Scott Fitzgerald in the 21st Century 

Linnaeus University, Växjö, Sweden June 26-July 2, 2023

Niklas Salmose, Site Director; Helen M. Turner, Program Director

As we move through the 2020s, anticipating and celebrating centennial milestones in the life and career of F. Scott Fitzgerald, it is easy for us to view him as a writer defined by his historical moment. This conference aims to position Fitzgerald as a figure relevant to contemporary theoretical, social, and political concerns. Just as the 1920s were a period of flux and transition, our current decade is proving equally as turbulent. What does this writer have to say to readers living through a period of change and uncertainty?

In Vivo Arts Issue #1 - ANIMALS

updated: 
Tuesday, August 2, 2022 - 10:30am
In Vivo Arts
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, November 30, 2022

IN VIVO ARTS (www.invivoarts.fr) is a bilingual online platform (French and English) specialised in multidisciplinary research on contemporary artistic creation, with a focus on the Performing Arts (theatre, choreography and dance, circus, performance art, opera) and Cinema.

In addition, given the hybridity of contemporary artistic forms, the platform hosts reflections on the written arts and non-cinematic visual arts (painting, sculpture, architecture, photography, installations, etc.), especially in their imbrication with the performing scenes and screens.

Call for Papers: In Vivo Arts Issue #1

Theme: ANIMALS

Digital Defoe: Studies in Defoe and His Contemporaries

updated: 
Tuesday, August 2, 2022 - 10:27am
The Defoe Society/Digital Defoe
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, June 30, 2023

Digital Defoe: Studies in Defoe and His Contemporaries welcomes articles exploring any area relating to Defoe and/or his contemporaries (broadly conceived). In addition to traditional scholarly papers (roughly 4000-7000 words), we welcome essays on fresh pedagogical approaches to the works of Defoe and other writers of his era.

We also encourage the submission of innovative digital and multimedia projects, as well as experimental non-peer reviewed essays.

Scholarly essays may be eligible for essay prizes awarded by the Defoe Society.

https://www.defoesociety.org/awards/

 

CFP: UNCANNY INTERMEDIALITY international workshop

updated: 
Tuesday, August 2, 2022 - 10:26am
Sapientia Hungarian University of Transylvania, Romania
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, September 15, 2022

We invite you to join us on a two-day workshop launching our new research project, Affective Intermediality. Cinema between Media, Sensation and Reality. In this project our goal is not to provide or refine a widely applicable set of abstract concepts regarding the connections between media, quite the contrary, we seek to map areas where intermediality appears as most elusive and mutable, where it is registered as a sensation altering our perception of a medium and where it connects to us in an affective way.

NeMLA 2023 Panel: Ordinary Language Philosophy and Resilience

updated: 
Tuesday, August 2, 2022 - 10:24am
NeMLA
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 30, 2022

How can ordinary language philosophy’s (OLP) picture of language as a shared form of life foster resilience? For OLP, language is a peculiarly stable and resilient reservoir of meaning which we share. Speakers agree in language, in form(s) of life, and, “queer as it may sound,” Wittgenstein writes, in judgments. For Sandra Laugier, this is not intersubjective agreement but rather “as objective an agreement as possible.” When we are beset by pain, trauma, or skepticism, we can resiliently recover from this alienation of the self by recalling the shape of our lives in language.

Let’s Get Digital (College Art Association 2023)

updated: 
Tuesday, August 2, 2022 - 10:24am
College Art Association
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, August 31, 2022

 

Let’s Get Digital embraces the timely opportunity to critically reexamine the impacts of digital technology and the barrage of information on our perceptions of reality. Specifically, this panel is focusing on digital art, history, curatorial strategies, critical theory, emergent platforms and forms of creative expression. In bringing together a panel of artists, scholars, and curators we hope to collectively reflect on our present post-internet age, to borrow Byung-Chul Han’s term, ‘the age of like’, and what it means to engage with the digital realm, over half-a-century since its inception.

 

Journal of English in Arabia Felix

updated: 
Monday, August 1, 2022 - 9:15am
Arabia Felix Academy
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, July 31, 2023

The JESAF (ISSN: 2957-515X), a free-fee journal, is soliciting manuscripts for the second issue, including theoretical explorations, empirical investigations, and book reviews. Authors whose research relates to the multiple subfields of linguistics, English literature and TESOL are invited to submit their papers. Regardless of the manuscript type, submissions should be based on robust evidence and/or theory. Details of scope and submission are available on https://journals.arafa.org/index.php/jesaf/aims-scope

https://journals.arafa.org/index.php/jesaf/online-submissions

British Women Writers Conference: Liberties

updated: 
Monday, August 1, 2022 - 9:13am
British Women Writers Association
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 15, 2023

The organizers of the 2023 BWWC invite papers and panel proposals interpreting the theme of ‘Liberties’ in global and transatlantic British women’s writing from the long eighteenth century to the present. We ask participants to consider ‘liberties’ not only as a political abstraction but also as part of material and experiential subjectivity. Interpreted broadly, liberties include (but are not limited to) legal rights and freedoms, liberty of the person and bodily autonomy, liberties of creative and artistic expression, liberty of profession and vocation, freedom of movement both physical and social, and self-determination in the private and public spheres.

Las Vanguardistas: Women and the Avant-Garde in Ibero-America and the Caribbean

updated: 
Monday, August 1, 2022 - 8:45am
Christina Bezari (Ghent University)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 30, 2022

The Journal of Avant-Garde Studies (JAGS) and its guest editors invite submissions for the special issue “Las Vanguardistas: Women and the Avant-Garde in Ibero-America and the Caribbean”. By proposing this special issue, we aim to foster a global understanding of avant-garde movements and highlight the key role of Ibero-American and Caribbean women in the avant-garde scene from the 1910s to the present day. The geographical scope of this special issue includes Spain and Portugal as well as all Hispanic American countries in North, Central, and South America plus the Hispanophone Caribbean.

 

We welcome academic articles that focus on, but are not limited to, the following topics:

 

Creative Writing Panel - "Voices in Diaspora"

updated: 
Monday, August 1, 2022 - 12:11am
NeMLA (Northeast Modern Language Association)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 30, 2022

NeMLA's 54th Annual Convention 

Niagara Falls, NY March 23-26, 2023

Creative Writing Panel - "Voices in Diaspora"

The term diaspora refers to the dispersion of a people from their native land; and often, there is a subjective emotional attachment whereas such feelings are determined by cultural identity. We see this illustrated in works by writers such as Elizabeth Nunez, V.S. Naipaul, Yaa Gyasi, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, and Jhumpa Lahiri as they examine themes such as nostalgia, alienation, displacement, and resilience in the face of adversity. This creative panel will consist of emerging writers who use their works of fiction, non-fiction, and poetry to illustrate the various experiences connected to living in diaspora.

Extended Deadline: CHANGE OF TONGUE: LANGUAGE AND IDENTITY IN CONTEMPROARY AFRICAN AND SOUTH-ASIAN ANGLOPHONE LITERATURE

updated: 
Sunday, July 31, 2022 - 12:30pm
SAMLA 94 Panel (Postcolonial)
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, August 15, 2022

Language has always been a debatable issue in the postcolonial world. Starting from the debate between Achebe and Ngugi to today's multilingual scenario, language has been the heart of the conversation in postcolonial literary studies. Writers and theoreticians from the African continent and South-Asia have addressed the issue and role of language in constructing postcolonial identity in their works. Given the multilingual context of today's postcolonial world, discussion on language and identity is extremely important. This panel, thus, invites paper proposals on the questions of language and identity in contemporary postcolonial literature.

Topics:

1. Language and Identity

LONELINESS - 4th International Interdisciplinary Conference

updated: 
Sunday, July 31, 2022 - 11:00am
InMind Support
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, August 25, 2022

Conference: 12-13 September 2022 (online - via Zoom)

All details:  https://www.inmindsupport.com/loneliness-conference

CFP: 

What makes us happy and content in our life? Some people may point to fabulous fame, fortune, or money. Some may say that the key to happiness are interpersonal relationships. But what if someone is alone? Is loneliness really disastrous? Are there any benefits of loneliness? Can loneliness become an epidemic? In order to answer such questions, during our conference we will have to concentrate on many particular issues. Thus, we are interested in all aspects of loneliness in the past and in the present-day world.

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