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PAMLA 2024 Special Session: Seeing and Feeling Financial Capitalism: Bodies and Finance

updated: 
Monday, April 1, 2024 - 12:52pm
Pacific, Ancient, and Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, April 28, 2024

Seeking paper proposals for PAMLA 2024 - in Palm Springs, CA November 7-10!

Please use this link to submit your proposals!  https://pamla.ballastacademic.com/Home/S/19263

Proposals must be submitted through the PAMLA system to be considered, but feel free to contact me if you have any questions: Tianren Luo, tianren_luo@brown.edu

 

 

Seeing and Feeling Financial Capitalism: Bodies and Finance

Engaging Global Cinema Cultures: Discourses and Disruptions

updated: 
Monday, April 1, 2024 - 12:52pm
University of Texas at Dallas
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, June 15, 2024

Global Cinema Symposium

Organized by the Harry W. Bass Jr. School of Arts, Humanities, and Technology

 
Nov. 1-2, 2024

In-person at the University of Texas at Dallas

Keynote Speakers:

Dr. Lúcia Nagib (University of Reading)

Dr. Lalitha Gopalan (University of Texas at Austin)

 

Special Issue of Philip Roth Studies: “Roth’s Redemptive Aesthetics”

updated: 
Monday, April 1, 2024 - 12:52pm
Philip Roth Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, October 15, 2024

Philip Roth Studies is now accepting submissions for a special Spring 2025 issue on the topic of “Roth’s Redemptive Aesthetics.”  Approaches to this subject might include but are not limited to the nature of redemption – its possibilities, its limitations, its origins—as represented in any of Roth’s works of fiction; Roth’s managing of literary legacy; the use of alternative histories (personal or social/political) in the interest of redemption; art, literature, music as a vehicle for redemption in Roth’s fiction; the redemptive possibilities of Roth’s prose style. Other approaches and interpretations are welcome.  

ATDS Graduate Student Travel/Research Award

updated: 
Monday, April 1, 2024 - 12:51pm
American Theatre and Drama Society (ATDS)
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, May 1, 2024

Purpose: To provide support for graduate student travel to present or conduct research (such as, but not limited to, archival or ethnographic) related to theatre and performance in the Americas. Awardees will receive $500, a one-year free membership to ATDS, and recognition during ATDS’s 2024 awards ceremony/annual membership meeting in Atlanta, Georgia.

Eligibility: Any student currently enrolled in a graduate program in theatre/performance studies (or related studies) is eligible. Students need not be members of ATDS at the time of application but preference will be given to ATDS members. Please note that the applicant must still be in graduate school during the proposed time of use for the award.

Narratives and the Social Sciences. Interdisciplinary Perspectives

updated: 
Monday, April 1, 2024 - 12:51pm
University of Palermo, Department Cultures and Societies
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, April 20, 2024

Call for papers

Narratives and the Social Sciences. Interdisciplinary Perspectives

University of Palermo, Italy

Department Cultures and Societies

International Conference

26th, 27th, 28th June, 2024

Building 16, Room D2

Viale delle Scienze, Palermo

Deadline for abstracts: April 20th, 2024

Women Writing Violence – Call for Expressions of Interest

updated: 
Monday, April 1, 2024 - 12:51pm
Dr Lara Ehrenfried (LMU Munich), Dr Nikolina Hatton (LMU Munich), Dr Sophie Franklin (UCD & University of Reading)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, May 3, 2024

In the opening of When Women Kill: Four Crimes Retold (2022), Alia Trabucco Zerán meditates on the still-prevalent taboo surrounding violence committed by women: “A woman who kills … is twice outside the law: outside both the codified laws and the cultural laws that define and regulate femininity.” In identifying violent women’s twofold transgressiveness, Trabucco Zerán also articulates a desire to justify her own interest in writing about violent women, framing the book as a feminist project through which women’s rage, disobedience, and brutality are recovered and reconsidered to broaden conceptualisations of womanhood.

“See and Be Seen:” Fashion and (In)Visibility

updated: 
Monday, April 1, 2024 - 12:51pm
SAMLA 96 Conference - Jacksonville, FL November 15-17, 2024
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, July 1, 2024

In The Psychology of Clothes (1940), the psychoanalyst John Carl Flügel contends that there is a central tension in human psychology between the desire for modesty through concealment of the body and the desire for exhibitionism through decoration of the body.

Comics and Film: An Uncanny Relationship

updated: 
Monday, April 1, 2024 - 12:51pm
FAMU
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, May 15, 2024

Comics and Film: An Uncanny Relationship
FAMU, Prague, Czech Republic, August 23, 2024; hybrid
Deadline for proposals: May 15, 2024
Petra Dominkova

“Gothic Technologies” Cfp Between Journal XV.29 (May 2025)

updated: 
Monday, April 1, 2024 - 12:51pm
Between Journal of the Italian Association for the Theory and Comparative History of Literature
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, September 30, 2024

Cfp Between XV.29 (May 2025). “Gothic Technologies”

Edited by Anna Chiara Corradino (University of Potsdam), Massimo Fusillo (Scuola Normale Superiore), Marco Malvestio (University of Padua)

Submission deadline: September 30, 2024
Publication date: May 30, 2025

Shakespeare: Disease, health, and the human

updated: 
Monday, April 1, 2024 - 12:50pm
Midwest Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, April 15, 2024

In keeping with the conference theme “Health in/of the Humanities” the permanent session of the Shakespeare and Shakespearean Criticism panel is soliciting presentations that address illness and health in the work, criticism, or teaching of Shakespeare. The panel welcomes papers that approach illness and health expansively, including mental health, the body politic, and the place of Shakespeare (without presupposing there is one) in the health of the humanities.

Please submit an abstract of no more than 250 words and brief bio or c.v. to Jeanette Goddard at goddardj@trine.edu by April 15.

The MMLA conference will be held in Chicago, IL November 14-16, 2024.

Dedication: Unfurling Vernon Lee’s Kinship Networks

updated: 
Monday, April 1, 2024 - 12:50pm
The International Vernon Lee Society
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, May 31, 2024

Call For Papers

Dedication: Unfurling Vernon Lee’s Kinship Networks

An International Vernon Lee Society Symposium

Online, 16 & 17 October 2024

  

In the essay ‘New Friends and Old’ in Hortus Vitae: Essays on the Gardening of Life (1903), Vernon Lee writes:  

Welty and Children

updated: 
Monday, April 1, 2024 - 12:50pm
Katherine Henninger/ Eudora Welty Review
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, September 1, 2024

Call for Papers: Eudora Welty Review

Special Topic: “Welty and Children”

Submission deadline: September 1, 2024

 

Apocalyptic Thinking in the Anthropocene (Journal)

updated: 
Monday, April 1, 2024 - 12:50pm
Apocalyptica / Käte Hamburger Centre for Apocalyptic and Post-Apocalyptic Studies (CAPAS)
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, September 1, 2024

Call for Papers Apocalyptica

 

Apocalyptica is an international, interdisciplinary, open-access, double-blind peer-reviewed academic journal published by the Käte Hamburger Centre for Apocalyptic and Post-Apocalyptic Studies (CAPAS) at Heidelberg University.

Editors: Robert Folger, Felicitas Loest, and Jenny Stümer

Article length: 8,000-9,000 words

Deadline: Year-round – 1 September 2024 (for our next issue)

Contact: publications@capas.uni-heidelberg.de

Trespassing in the Archive: Poetry in Conversation with History

updated: 
Monday, April 1, 2024 - 12:49pm
Kristina Marie Darling
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, May 1, 2024

I'm thrilled to invite submissions for a volume entitled Trespassing in the Archive:  Poetry in Conversation with History, which is under contract with Lexington Books, an imprint of Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group.  

Medical Objects in Illness Narratives

updated: 
Monday, April 1, 2024 - 12:49pm
European Journal of English Studies (EJES)
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, November 30, 2024

CFP for Volume 30 of the European Journal of English Studies to be published in 2026

 “Medical Objects in Illness Narratives”

Guest editors: Polina Mackay (University of Nicosia), Cristina Hurtado-Botella (University of Murcia), Joanne ‘Bob’ Whalley (University of the Arts London)

Connections in the (Post-)Anthropocene

updated: 
Monday, April 1, 2024 - 12:49pm
MLCS Annual Graduate Student Confreence, University of Alberta
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, April 14, 2024

In the Anthropocene era, the pace of human development outpaces that of natural evolution, disrupting ecological balance and transforming humans into a potent geological force. Frequently, humans reduce the complexity of other life forms or natural entities on the planet, treating them as mere kinds of resources or energy used by humans without adequate consideration for the future. This perceived human superiority creates a dichotomy between humans and non-humans, further influencing knowledge production dynamics. However, the boundaries between nature and culture have been blurred because of the advancement in science and technology, and nature is not something out there, as a negligible externality. 

 

Call for Papers- Literature and Literary Studies

updated: 
Monday, April 1, 2024 - 12:48pm
International Review of Literary Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, May 30, 2024

Call for Papers: Regular Issue July 2024

International Review of Literary Studies

 

Deadline: May 30, 2024

The International Review of Literary Studies (IRLS) invites scholars and researchers to submit their original contributions for publication in our peer-reviewed open-access journal with no submission/publication fee. IRLS is dedicated to advancing the literary studies field by publishing high-quality research articles, review papers, and book reviews informed by Literary and Cultural Theory.

Katherine Mansfield: Spaces, Place, Traces

updated: 
Monday, April 1, 2024 - 12:48pm
Katherine Mansfield Society / IADT Dun Laoghaire, Dublin
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, March 31, 2024

Katherine Mansfield: Spaces, Places, Traces

IADT Dún Laoghaire, Dublin

June 14th–16th 2024

 

An international conference organised by the Katherine Mansfield Society

Hosted by the Institute of Art, Design and Technology, Dún Laoghaire

                  

Language in the Age of Artificial Intelligence

updated: 
Monday, April 1, 2024 - 12:47pm
Kaunas University of Technology
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, April 10, 2024

The Faculty of Social Sciences, Arts and Humanities at Kaunas University of Technology together with the Lithuanian Museum of Education are organizing a scientific research conference that is aimed to discuss various aspects and issues about the rapid development of language industry and possibilities of artificial intelligence application that change the turn of scientific research, methodological approaches and, at the same time, increase the access of the society to information in native and foreign languages. 

Health In/Of African Literatures

updated: 
Monday, April 1, 2024 - 12:47pm
African Literature/ Midwest MLA--Permanent Section
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, April 26, 2024

The Permanent Section for African Literature of the Midwest Modern Language Association (MMLA) requests abstracts for this year’s conference which will be in-person in Chicago, Illinois.

Henry Miller in the 21st Century

updated: 
Monday, April 1, 2024 - 12:47pm
Nexus: The International Henry Miller Journal/The Henry Miller Memorial Library
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, January 15, 2025

HENRY MILLER'S PLACE IN THE 21ST CENTURY

 

From 16-19 October of 2025, Nexus: The International Henry Miller Journal and the Henry Miller Memorial Library will host a

conference at Asilomar in Pacific Grove, California, with an excursion to the Henry Miller Memorial Library in Big Sur. We will

examine Miller in light of contemporary thinking, asking the question: Is Henry Miller relevant today?

 

Although presentations on any aspect of Miller's writing, artwork, and life are welcomed, the conference organizers particularly

encourage consideration of the theme of Miller's place in the 21st Century.

 

Topics for presentations might include, but are not limited to:

 

Generation X: Studies in Culture, Demographics and Media Representation

updated: 
Monday, April 1, 2024 - 12:44pm
Thomas Pace, John Carroll University; Elwood Watson, East Tennessee State
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, June 30, 2030

We are soliciting manuscripts for monographs or edited collections that examine the topic of Generation X for our new series titled Generation X :  Studies in Culture, Demographics, and Media Representation.  Academics and non-academics alike from all generational backgrounds are welcomed to submit abstracts and/or completed manuscripts for review. Projects will be published by Rowman and Littlefield Publishers.

CfP - Talking Back Conference

updated: 
Monday, April 1, 2024 - 7:18am
Nottingham Trent Univeristy
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, April 7, 2024

Moving from silence into speech is for the oppressed, the colonized, the exploited, and those who stand and struggle side by side, a gesture of defiance that heals, that makes new life, and new growth possible. It is that act of speech, of “talking back” that is no mere gesture of empty words, that is the expression of moving from object to subject, that is the liberated voice.’

bell hooks, “Talking Back.” Discourse (1986), p. 128. 

 

Reposted: Call for Book Chapters on Louisiana and the Caribbean: Interrogating Contemporary Literary and Cultural Connections

updated: 
Sunday, March 31, 2024 - 11:05am
Emily O'Dell/ McNeese State University
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, May 15, 2024

Call for Book Chapters to Complete Collection:

Louisiana and the Caribbean: Interrogating Contemporary Literary and Cultural Connections

**A press has already expressed interest but we just need a few more chapters to complete the collection**

[Extended Deadline] 121st Annual PAMLA Special Sessions (Palm Springs, CA) – November 7-10, 2024

updated: 
Saturday, March 30, 2024 - 10:54am
Craig Svonkin / PAMLA
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, April 30, 2024

The 121st Annual PAMLA Conference

The PAMLA 2024 Conference will be held at the Margaritaville Resort in Palm Springs, California (formerly the Riviera Resort, a favorite hangout of Sinatra, Dean Martin, Sammy Davis Jr., and other Hollywood and musical stars) between Thursday, November 7 and Sunday, November 10, 2024.

The 2024 PAMLA Conference is being held entirely in-person. We won’t be having any virtual or hybrid sessions or papers.

Extension of deadline: The Representation of Famines in Indian Literatures

updated: 
Saturday, March 30, 2024 - 10:29am
ROUTLEDGE
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, April 5, 2024

The Representation of Famines in Indian literatures

deadline for submissions: 

April 05, 2024

full name / name of organization: 

Shubhanku Kochar (Ph.D.) and Shehnaz Kabir (Ph.D. Fellow)

contact email: 

shubhankukochar@outlook.com

The Representation of Famines in Indian literatures

 

The Proposed work will be submitted to Routledge under its ongoing series “South Asian Literature in Focus”

 

Women and Turkish Shakespeares (Edited Volume)

updated: 
Saturday, March 30, 2024 - 1:59am
Turkish Shakespeares
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, March 31, 2024

Women and Turkish Shakespeares (Edited Volume)

Contact email: turkishshakespeares@gmail.com 

 

Call for Chapters

 

Turkey has a long tradition of reading, translating and staging William Shakespeare’s plays as part of the country’s modernisation process. Yet, this long tradition has remained relatively obscure for the majority of both Turkish and non-Turkish academic and non-academic circles.

 

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