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Bloomsbury's Critical Plant Studies Book Series

updated: 
Monday, June 10, 2024 - 11:38am
Bloomsbury Books
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, July 1, 2024

Critical Plant Studies, a book series published by Lexington Books, an imprint of Bloomsbury Books, an imprint of Rowman & Littlefield, calls us to re-examine in fundamental ways our understanding of and engagement with plants, drawing on diverse disciplinary perspectives. A sampling of topics appropriate for this series includes but is not limited to:

Bloomsbury's Environment and Society Book Series

updated: 
Monday, June 10, 2024 - 11:38am
Bloomsbury Books
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, July 1, 2024

Environment and Society, a book series published by Lexington Books, an imprint of Bloomsbury Books, is seeking proposals covering a broad range of topics in environmental studies from the perspectives of the social sciences and humanities. Learn more about the 30 books already in the series on the publisher’s website: https://rowman.com/Action/SERIES/_/LEXES

Call for Papers: Theatre Academy: Journal of World Theatre

updated: 
Monday, June 10, 2024 - 1:19am
Theatre Academy: Journal of World Theatre
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, July 31, 2024

We invite submissions for the fourth issue of Theatre Academy: A Journal of World Theatre which will be published electronically in September. Theatre Academy is indexed in MLA International Bibliography.

* Deadline is the end of July but we strongly advise the potential writers to send their manuscripts in as soon as possible.

* Original works, not published elsewhere or related to theatre in any context will be considered for publication.

* Please note that all manuscripts will be closely examined through Turnitin once they are received by the journal.

ReFocus: The Films of Rituparno Ghosh

updated: 
Sunday, June 9, 2024 - 11:33pm
Edinburgh University Press
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, July 20, 2024

Call For Papers

 

ReFocus: The Films of Rituparno Ghosh

Book Chapters: Class Conflict in 21st Century Science Fiction Film

updated: 
Sunday, June 9, 2024 - 8:30am
Cenk Tan & Mikail Boz
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, August 31, 2024

Call for Book Chapters: Class Conflict in 21st Century Science Fiction Film

UPDATED!

Under Strong Interest by McFarland’s Critical Explorations in Science Fiction and Fantasy series

Editors’ Introduction

Multi-ConTEXT: Interdisciplinary Conference

updated: 
Sunday, June 9, 2024 - 7:13am
Chungbuk National University, Korea
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, July 15, 2024

Multi-ConTEXT: Interdisciplinary Conference

 

Institute for Humanities Research 

& BK21 Multi-ConTEXT Team

Department of English Language and Literature

Chungbuk National University

Cheongju, The Republic of Korea

October 11~12, 2024

 

Proposal deadline: July 15, 2024 

 

Keynote Speakers:

Dennis Yi Tenen (Columbia University)

Sustainability: Which Way Now?

updated: 
Saturday, June 8, 2024 - 5:24pm
Bhabani Shankar Nayak, London Metropolitan University, UK
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, August 26, 2024

Sustainability: Which Way Now?

 

Bhabani Shankar Nayak

Dr Samuel O Idowu

Dr Amr Khafagy

Background

Deadline 6/15: Request for Papers: The Body, Fashion, and Popular Culture - NEPCA Hybrid Fall Conference 2024

updated: 
Friday, June 7, 2024 - 6:31pm
Northeast Popular/American Culture Association (NEPCA)
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, June 15, 2024

The Northeast Popular Culture Association (NEPCA) The Body, Fashion, and Popular Culture Area invites submissions for NEPCA’s annual conferenceto to be held online and in person at Nichols College, MA, October 3 – 5, 2024. Virtual sessions will take place on Thursday evening and Friday morning via Zoom. In-person sessions will take place on Friday evening and Saturday morning and will be broadcast to conference registrants via Zoom. Time zones are US Eastern Standard Time.

BlackantiquaLit and Reading African American Cultural Expression

updated: 
Friday, June 7, 2024 - 2:24pm
Jorge Serrano
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, June 30, 2024

Contributors for publication sought. This call for papers looks to bring together reviews from a variety of different areas, not only in the humanities but also social sciences. Please send your abstract, short biographical information, and institutional affiliation to serrano@udel.edu. Selected submission will be notified in a timely manner. Submissions are due by July 7, 2024. Send questions to serrano@udel.edu

Il Parlaggio - new issue September 2024

updated: 
Friday, June 7, 2024 - 12:16am
Edizioni Sinestesie (Italy)
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, August 1, 2024

IL PARLAGGIO

ISSN 2280-6849

 

This section of the academic journal “Sinestesieonline” is open to contributions about theatre and performing arts in all historical ages, forms and variations, in English, Italian and foreign languages. We use double blind peer review.

“Il Parlaggio” is the name created by Gabriele d’Annunzio for the amphitheatre in Vittoriale – a place of empathy, a cradle of emotions, a crossroads of cultures, a connection between antiquity and contemporaneity, an emblem of the “neverending show”.

CfP: FOOD FEST, FEASTS & GATHERINGS

updated: 
Thursday, June 6, 2024 - 1:25pm
Journal of Festival Culture Inquiry and Analysis
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, October 1, 2024

Food fests, feasts, and gatherings address the role of food in events, gatherings, celebrations, and ceremonies. Exploring how people incorporate ideas about food into festival culture, including history, heritage, tradition, creativity, and social and political factors. 

In addition, it examines festivals in which food is not the main focus, yet contributes significantly to the atmosphere, memory, and tradition. It also looks at people's fascination with taste. In addition to examining these notions, we will also examine trends in the consumption and production of food.

CfP: Sensing Euphoric and Dysphoric Atmospheres

updated: 
Thursday, June 6, 2024 - 1:19pm
Journal of Festival Culture Inquiry and Analysis
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, March 20, 2025

 Call for Journal Articles Now Open  Sensing Euphoric and Dysphoric Atmospheres (Volume 4) Following our symposium, we invite authors to submit papers for publication consideration. 

 

Our fifth annual online event addressed the theme of ‘sensing euphoric and dysphoric atmospheres’ in festive, celebratory, and ritual cultures. Taking an embodied perspective, we seek journal articles that focus on the role of corporeal perception in making sense of lived experience.

Call for Reviews

updated: 
Thursday, June 6, 2024 - 1:19pm
Journal of Festival Culture Inquiry and Analysis
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, March 20, 2025

Call for Reviews

 

For 2025 Journal Publication

We are pleased to announce a call for reviews for Volume 4 of our journal to be published in 2025.

 

CfP: Connections, Interconnections and Disconnections Pt2

updated: 
Thursday, June 6, 2024 - 12:59pm
Festival Culture Research and Education
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, August 31, 2024

Call for Journal Articles Now Open

Every year after our symposium, we invite authors to submit papers for consideration for publication. 

We are now inviting submissions for part two of the theme 'connections, interconnections, and disconnections'. To be published in Volume 3 of the Journal of Festival Culture Inquiry and Analysis by the end of 2024, 

Whether ancient or modern, we continue to examine festival culture around the world. Papers should explore how these connections, interconnections, and disconnections may shape and influence cultural practices, traditions, and norms.

 

Hemingway's A Farewell to Arms: THERE'S STILL TIME TO SUBMIT!

updated: 
Thursday, June 6, 2024 - 12:57pm
Laura Nicosia for Salem/Grey House Press
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, June 30, 2024

For Critical Insights volume under contract:

Ernest Hemingway’s A Farewell to Arms

DEADLINE FOR PROPOSALS: JUNE 30

 

The Body in/of Don DeLillo's Plays

updated: 
Thursday, June 6, 2024 - 5:55am
Martin-Luther-Universität Halle-Wittenberg
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, June 12, 2024

Announcement: The Body in/of Don DeLillo’s Plays

June 20 – 21, 2024, online

Modern Indian Theatre: Texts and Performances

updated: 
Thursday, June 6, 2024 - 12:55am
Arnab Ray, Sibendu Chakraborty
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, July 15, 2024

This is a call for papers to be included in the proposed book as chapters. Bloomsbury has shown interest to publish the book. The lists below are indicative and not restrictive. The editors are open to contributions in the field of ‘Modern Indian Theatre’ on playwrights, theatre practitioners, theories, and forms not included in the lists below. Scholars interested to contribute are requested to send their abstracts between 500 and 600 words, with proposed titles, full name/s of contributor/s, and their professional affiliation/s within 15 July 2024. Contributions must be sent to both the editors on their emails.

 

Dr. Arnab Ray : arnabra1@gmail.com

Request for Papers: Romance Area - NEPCA Hybrid Fall Conference 2024

updated: 
Wednesday, June 5, 2024 - 7:46pm
Northeast Popular Culture Association
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, June 15, 2024

The Northeast Popular Culture Association (NEPCA) Romance and Popular Romance Fiction Area invites submissions for NEPCA’s annual conference to be held online October 3 – 5, 2024, and in person at Nichols College, MA. Virtual sessions will take place on Thursday evening and Friday morning via Zoom. In-person sessions will take place on Friday evening and Saturday morning via Zoom.

SECOND CALL: Essays on Race and Racism in The Vampire Diaries Franchise, under contract with McFarland Press

updated: 
Wednesday, June 5, 2024 - 2:52pm
Deanna P. Koretsky, Spelman College
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, October 1, 2024

Essays are invited for an edited volume exploring the role that race and racism play in the narrative worlds of The Vampire Diaries, The Originals, and Legacies, as well as the real world that consumes them. This volume explores how race intersects with other identity categories (gender, sexuality, disability, class, etc.) in the television and book series; how it structures power and agency in the storyworlds and behind the scenes; how it permeates the fan cultures associated with the franchise; and how ongoing fascination with the franchise reflects the tumultuous years of the Obama and Trump presidencies, the coronavirus pandemic, the racial uprisings of 2020, and beyond.

45th Annual Meeting of the International T. S. Eliot Society

updated: 
Wednesday, June 5, 2024 - 2:42pm
International T. S. Eliot Society
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, June 17, 2024

The 45th Annual Meeting of the International T. S. Eliot Society

20-22 September 2024

St. Louis, Missouri, USA

Call for Papers

 

Muslim Who? (Re)Making Gendered Identities

updated: 
Wednesday, June 5, 2024 - 1:40pm
Iqra Shagufta Cheema and Sabah Firoz Uddin
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, June 30, 2024

CFP for an Edited Volume: Muslim Who? (Re)Making Gendered Identities

Editors: Iqra Shagufta Cheema and Sabah Firoz Uddin

Submission Deadline Extended to June 30, 2024

Project Description:

In this edited volume, we invite scholarly essays that examine the relationship between gender and Muslim identities as it is (re)presented in political spaces, visual cultures, and sociopolitical discourses. Some of the questions this volume seeks to examine are:

  • How is the idea of gender mobilized to in/de/form Muslim identities, both within and outside Muslim communities?

American Post-1945 panel(s) at PAMLA 2024 [extended due date]

updated: 
Wednesday, June 5, 2024 - 12:51pm
Pacific Modern Language Association_American Post-45 Caucus
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, June 15, 2024

We invite proposals for papers dealing with American Literature from 1945 to the present to be shared at the Pacific Modern Lanugage Association, held this year from November 7-10 at the Margariaville Resort in Palm Springs, California. The conference will be held completely in person.

Our panel organizers believe in a capacious understanding of post-1945 American Literature. The category of “literature” includes imaginative works (fiction, poetry, drama) but also essays, memoirs, or creative nonfiction. Texts that are written by American-identifying authors or texts about America or American life are welcome. 

The Cybernetic-Psychedelic Returns Across Aesthetic Fields

updated: 
Wednesday, June 5, 2024 - 10:38am
The Polish Journal of Aesthetics
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, September 30, 2024

The Cybernetic-Psychedelic Returns Across Aesthetic Fields

Special Editor: Thomas Mical [Esoteric Library of the Kangra Valley (Indian Himalayas), New Centre for Research and Practice (US)]

The Polish Journal of Aesthetics - Volume 73 (2/2024)

Submission deadline: June 30, 2024

CfP: Form and Its Discontents, a special issue of Qui Parle

updated: 
Tuesday, June 4, 2024 - 8:06pm
Qui Parle: Critical Humanities and Social Sciences (Duke University Press)
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, September 1, 2024

Call for Papers: Form and its Discontents, a special issue of Qui Parle

 

Thus formless is not only an adjective having a given meaning, but a term that serves to bring things down in the world, generally requiring that each thing have its form. What it designates has no rights in any sense and gets itself squashed everywhere, like a spider or an earthworm. 

— Georges Bataille, Informe (“Formless”), 1929

 

American women novelists of the 21st Century

updated: 
Tuesday, June 4, 2024 - 2:08pm
Godfrey Maotcha
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, August 31, 2024

Calls are being made for entries into a biographical dictionary of American women Novelists of the 21st century for possible publication into a book form. 

  Godfrey Maotcha is a Malawian Journalist and writer whose first ebook '16 American Women Poets From Bradstreet to Dove ' 2023 was self published and distributed by Draft2Digital of Oklahoma.  Although there have been publications on all genres of literature by women, few studies have looked at women novelists. 

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