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Eco-Concepts: Critical Reflections in Emerging Ecocritical Theory and Ecological Thought

updated: 
Wednesday, June 29, 2022 - 2:11pm
Editors: Cenk Tan, İsmail Serdar Altaç
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, August 30, 2022

CALL FOR CHAPTER PROPOSALS - EXTENDED DEADLINE!

Please find call for chapters for our forthcoming book: ECO-CONCEPTS: Critical Reflections in Emerging Ecocritical Theory and Ecological Thought which is to be published by Lexington Books (Rowman & Littlefield) in 2023.

Eco-anxiety and Spirituality in Literature Workshop

updated: 
Wednesday, June 29, 2022 - 12:19pm
UC Louvain
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 16, 2022

As the climate crisis accelerates, one response that contemporary authors take amidst the growing feelings of eco-anxiety is to narrate themes of religion and spirituality as a source of solace. Though there is no doubt that the theologies and practices of western patriarchal religions have created systems of harm and contributed to the climate crisis (Lynn White Jr), contemporary authors are reclaiming the spiritual practices and mystic traditions of such religions in order to imagine narratives in which restorative relationships between the human and the more-than-human world are negotiated. Scholars such as Benedicte Meillon have begun to explore how the ecopoetics of re-enchantment can help us understand (non)human nature cultures.

Resilience, production littéraire et psychanalyse, l’écriture maniaque ?

updated: 
Wednesday, June 29, 2022 - 10:55am
NeMLA
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 30, 2022

D’un point de vue psychanalytique, du moins francophone, la notion de resilience connait des destins contrastés entre son succès médiatique d’une part et les précautions prises par les universitaires pour son usage, d’autre part. Elle peut prêter à interprétations tant le spectre d’acceptions de cette notion est large. En effet, resilience peut tout aussi bien référer à l’idéalisation du rebond narcissique à contre-coup, à l’exaltation de la cicatrice mémorielle, comme aux effets psychiques après-coup du travail - passif - du deuil.

Queer and There: Representation of Queerness in American Children’s Television Series

updated: 
Wednesday, June 29, 2022 - 10:53am
Brittany Eldridge
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, October 28, 2022

Call for Chapters

Queer and There: Representation of Queerness in American Children’s Television Series

 

The Owl House, Andi Mack, Bubble Guppies, SpongeBob SquarePants and more! American children’s television shows are starting to provide representation of queer characters in a variety of roles. With this uptick in representation, we then must ask ourselves: what type of representation is being produced?

 

Illinois Medieval Association Symposium November 11 CFP

updated: 
Wednesday, June 29, 2022 - 10:53am
Illinois Medieval Association
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 9, 2022

The 2022-2023 Illinois Medieval Association annual Symposium will focus on medieval environments, with the
term environment being liberally defined. We are now accepting proposals for 20-minute presentations. Although
we will consider proposals on any aspect of medieval studies, priority will be given to those dealing with medieval
environments. This topic includes, but is not limited to, the non-human world, urban environments, cloistered
environments, cultural environments, and any topic that conforms in any way to the Oxford English Definition of
“The physical surroundings or conditions in which a person or other organism lives, develops, etc., or in which a

Illinois Medieval Association October 14 Session

updated: 
Wednesday, June 29, 2022 - 10:52am
Illinois Medieval Association
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, August 1, 2022

The 2022-2023 Illinois Medieval Association annual Symposium will focus on medieval environments, with the
term environment being liberally defined. We are now accepting proposals for 20-minute presentations. Although
we will consider proposals on any aspect of medieval studies, priority will be given to those dealing with medieval
environments. This topic includes, but is not limited to, the non-human world, urban environments, cloistered
environments, cultural environments, and any topic that conforms in any way to the Oxford English Definition of
“The physical surroundings or conditions in which a person or other organism lives, develops, etc., or in which a

The Eighth International Conference on Languages, Linguistics, Translation and Literature

updated: 
Wednesday, June 29, 2022 - 10:52am
PAH
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, October 31, 2022

Title: The Eighth International Conference on Languages, Linguistics, Translation and Literature

Date:14-15 February 2023

Venue: Ahwaz, Iran

Website: WWW.LLLD.IR

General Description:

The Eighth International Conference on Languages, Linguistics, Translation and Literature is organized by different universities and research centers.

The conference will be dedicated to current issues of linguistics, languages, dialects, literature and translation.

17th International Connotations Symposium: “And this gives life to thee” - Textual Reasons for Canonicity

updated: 
Wednesday, June 29, 2022 - 10:51am
Connotations: Society for Critical Debate
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, November 30, 2022

Recent debates on canonicity have focused on how canons are a product of social and historical conditions as well as of reception. Texts become canonical when they are felt to embody the spirit of an age or to voice concerns considered universal at a particular moment. But what about the texts themselves? Can any text become canonical in any way? Or are there any specific textual reasons for such an elevated status? This latter question is what our symposium wishes to address.

Domination et résilience dans le monde francophone

updated: 
Wednesday, June 29, 2022 - 10:51am
Rhita Iraqi / NeMLA
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 30, 2022

Primary Area / Secondary Area:French and Francophone Chair(s): Rhita Iraqi (Université Hassan II-Casablanca, Maroc)  Abstract:

Les rapports sociaux ont souvent été définis par des rapports de domination qui instaurent une hiérarchie entre les femmes et les hommes avec un pouvoir d’autorité accordé à ces derniers. Cette domination masculine se reflète, au sein de la société, à travers la répartition des rôles entre les deux sexes, la présence dans l'espace public et les prérogatives accordées aux hommes.

Attention Creative Writers! SAMLA 2022: Fragmented Writing in the 21st Century

updated: 
Wednesday, June 29, 2022 - 4:35pm
Julie Boutwell-Peterson / University of South Dakota
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, July 25, 2022

* Please note: This Creative Writing panel will be part of the SAMLA (South Atlantic Modern Language Association) Conference in Jacksonville, Florida, Nov. 11-13, 2022.

Call For Special Issue Proposals: JNT: Journal of Narrative Theory

updated: 
Wednesday, June 29, 2022 - 10:51am
JNT: Journal of Narrative Theory
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 1, 2023

JNT: Journal of Narrative Theory welcomes proposals for guest-edited special issues covering a specific topic relating to narrative. JNT is a refereed, international journal that showcases theoretically sophisticated essays that examine narrative in a host of critical, interdisciplinary, or cross-cultural contexts. JNT is multi-genre, multi-period, multi-national.

 

Twenty-first Claflin University Conference on Contemporary English and Language Arts Pedagogy in Secondary and Postsecondary Institutions

updated: 
Wednesday, June 29, 2022 - 10:51am
Claflin University
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, September 12, 2022

Twenty-first Claflin University Conference on English and Language Arts Pedagogy in Secondary and Postsecondary Institutions (Virtual)

October 26-27, 2022

THEME: READING, WRITING, DIGITAL LITERACIES, EQUITY, AND ACCESS

Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2022                                                                              

Concurrent sessions (webinars on Zoom)

 

Plenary Session 1: 1 PM EST Plenary session speaker: Dr. Maisha Wester, British Academy

Global Professor, School of English, University of Sheffield, Sheffield, UK.

 

Place and Space in Interwar Women’s Literature in English: Additional Essays

updated: 
Wednesday, June 29, 2022 - 10:51am
University of Bedfordshire
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, August 31, 2022

Dr Nick Turner and Dr Nicola Darwood are looking for two additional essays for an edited collection on the topic of place and space in fiction by interwar women writers in English, which is under consideration by a UK university press.

We are seeking proposals for work on Nella Larsen, Una Marson, Zora Neale Hurston and other writers from the Harlem Renaissance and beyond.  Topics may include, but are not restricted to:

Geomodernisms

Portrayal of the home

Homelessness and displacement

Boundaries and borders

Travel/movement

Mental space

Rural space/use of the pastoral

The city

The seaside, coast and liminal spaces

Geographical place

Public/private space

The Digital Environmental Humanities. Towards Theory and Praxis

updated: 
Wednesday, June 29, 2022 - 10:51am
Hungarian Journal of English and American Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, October 31, 2022

Hungarian Journal of English and American Studies
ISSN 1218-7364

All HJEAS’ archived issues are available on JSTOR, the largest, most available website for humanities journals, current issues are also accessible electronically on ProQuest, including the most recent indexed by the SCOPUS database, indexed and abstracted by the MLA International Bibliography. For more about the HJEAS go to: [https://ojs.lib.unideb.hu/hjeas/about].

EXTENDED DEADLINE: "Audiovisual Data: Data-Driven Perspectives for Media Studies" – Media Mutations Conference: 13th Edition

updated: 
Wednesday, June 29, 2022 - 10:51am
University of Bologna (Italy): Department of the Arts
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, July 8, 2022

Media Mutations International Conference – 13th Edition

"Audiovisual Data: Data-Driven Perspectives for Media Studies"

 

Deparment of the Arts, University of Bologna (Italy) – DamsLab, 6th-7th October 2022

Organized by Giorgio Avezzù (University of Bergamo) and Marta Rocchi (University of Bologna)

In collaboration with Mirko Degli Esposti and Guglielmo Pescatore (University of Bologna)

 

Confirmed keynote speakers:

Monika Bednarek, Professor in Linguistics at the University of Sydney, Australia

Wealth

updated: 
Wednesday, June 29, 2022 - 10:46am
Australian Feminist Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, September 15, 2022

Expressions of interest are sought for contributions to a planned special issue of Australian Feminist Studies(Routledge/Taylor & Francis) devoted to the topic of ‘Wealth’.  We anticipate publishing wide-ranging sets of ideas that capture the current and emerging challenges and opportunities for feminist thinkers examining aspects of wealth in our present moment.

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS FOR SPECIAL ONE ACT PLAY ANTHOLOGY 'HELLO GODOT!'

updated: 
Wednesday, June 29, 2022 - 10:46am
Fresh Words-AN International Literary Magazine
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, July 10, 2022

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS FOR SPECIAL ONE ACT PLAY  ANTHOLOGY 'HELLO GODOT!'

Fresh Words-An International Literary Magazine is accepting
submissions for Special One Act Play Anthology 'Hello Godot!'.  Please
send all submissions to  dramaanthologyfreshwords@gmail.com   as per
the following guidelines:

1. The One Act Play must have GODOT (Reference 'Waiting for Godot') as
a character OR motif OR there should be recurring reference of GODOT
in the work.

2. We shall not accept works promoting or glorifying- violence, sexual
abuse, racism , hatred or any political ideology.

“Early Modern Women and Climate”

updated: 
Wednesday, June 29, 2022 - 10:46am
Early Modern Women: An Interdisciplinary Journal
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, November 15, 2022

Early Modern Women: An Interdisciplinary Journal 

Volume 18.1 (Fall 2023) will feature the forum 

“Early Modern Women and Climate” 

Poetry and Platform Cultures (NeMLA 2022)

updated: 
Wednesday, June 29, 2022 - 10:46am
Northeast Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 30, 2022

This NeMLA panel convenes literary critics, media scholars, and poets themselves to ask how social media platforms are transforming the reading and writing of contemporary poetry. Panelists may consider to what extent the participatory dynamics of Web 2.0 now condition the politics of contemporary poetry, where “politics” signifies both the institutional lifeforms of poetry’s production and circulation, and the ostensible public efficacy of poems themselves. We may ask how poetry’s relationships to activist praxis and to social movements like Black Lives Matter in the U.S., for example, have been mediated by social media.

Children in Politics and Public Life

updated: 
Wednesday, June 29, 2022 - 10:46am
JOCPC: Journal of Children in Popular Culture
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 2, 2022

JOCPC is now accepting articles for the Fall 2022 issue focusing on children in the political sphere. We have kept the theme open-ended and invite works across a wide range of disciplines where researchers are addressing the presence and/or representation of children occupying roles of leadership, activism, and advocacy. This may also include an investigation of the ways children and childhood is variously arrogated.

Mixed, Multi-, and Bi-racial Identities: Sites of Resilience and Resistance

updated: 
Wednesday, June 29, 2022 - 10:34am
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA) 2023 Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 30, 2022

The mixed race, multi-racial, bi-racial, mulatto, or hapa figure is already one of crossing boundaries and as such transgressive, provocative, resilient in the face of anti-miscegenation and homogeneity. It speaks to embodiment and yet, as Claudine Chiawei O’Hearn notes in Half + Half: Writers on Growing Up Biracial + Bicultural, “skin color and place of birth are not accurate signifiers of identity” (xiv). This panel seeks papers that investigate this figure in fiction as a multifaceted site of social interrogation, intersectionality, and personal identity. Topics could include, but are not limited to:

Mixed racial identities, multiculturalism

Colorism

Passing or dominant culture adjacency

Routledge Companion to Ecopoetics call for abstracts

updated: 
Wednesday, June 29, 2022 - 10:34am
Orchid Tierney
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, July 31, 2022

The Routledge Companion to Ecopoetics offers comprehensive coverage of the vital and growing movement of ecopoetics. We understand the term ecopoetics as including innovative approaches to the entanglement of individuals, cultures, and languages with the natural systems that permeate and envelop them. We begin with the assumption that ecopoetics is not a genre such as ecopoetry or nature poetry, but rather a dynamic field of inquiry and a laboratory for new ways of knowing. The collection will be global in scope, with contributors drawn from a wide range of nations, ethnicities, and gender identities.

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