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Reminder: Scoring Peak TV: Music and Sound in Television’s New ‘Golden Age’

updated: 
Thursday, October 7, 2021 - 2:45am
Steve (Janet K.) Halfyard/ Royal Conservatoire of Scotland
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, November 1, 2021

Reminder: Call for papers - deadline November 1st

Scoring Peak TV: Music and Sound in Television’s New ‘Golden Age’

 

We invite abstracts proposing contributions to a project led by Dr Steve Halfyard (RCS) and Prof. Nicholas Reyland (RNCM). The project will involve two phases of work: a conference/workshop (to be held in 2022, location and medium tbc.) and an essay collection co-edited by Halfyard and Reyland (to be submitted end 2023).

Contested Solidarities: Agency and Victimhood in Anglophone Literatures and Cultures

updated: 
Wednesday, October 6, 2021 - 3:13pm
Frank Schulze-Engler and Pavan Malreddy/ Goethe University Frankfurt
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 31, 2021

32nd Annual Conference of the Association for Anglophone Postcolonial Studies
(Gesellschaft für Anglophone Postkoloniale Studien / GAPS)

Keynote Speakers/Writers

Arundhati Roy (India)

Sinan Antoon (Iraq/USA)

Open Channels: Divinatory Poetics and Critique of the Lyric

updated: 
Wednesday, October 6, 2021 - 2:37pm
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, October 15, 2021

Open Channels: Divinatory Poetics and Critique of the Lyric

A Roundtable at the 53rd Annual Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA) Convention

March 10-13, 2022 in Baltimore, Maryland (although hybrid presentations are possible)

Queer Sahara | Queer Sonora

updated: 
Wednesday, October 6, 2021 - 2:36pm
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, October 15, 2021

Queer Sahara | Queer Sonora

A Panel at the 53rd Annual Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA) Convention

March 10-13, 2022 in Baltimore, Maryland (although hybrid presentations are possible)

In this panel, we will consider shared connections across desert spaces in the queer imaginary, using the Sonoran Desert and the Sahara Desert as specific sites of comparison, reinvention, liberation, and self-definition. Rather than empty spaces or zones of death, these deserts and their vibrant ecosystems contain various well-established queer enclaves such as Palm Springs, California; Bisbee and Melrose (Phoenix), Arizona; and locales at the edge of the Sahara, such as Fes and Marrakesh, Morocco.

The Art of Drag (Racing): Reading The Fast and the Furious

updated: 
Wednesday, October 6, 2021 - 12:31pm
Contemporaries at Post45
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 31, 2021

Call for Papers

Contemporaries at Post45 

The Art of Drag (Racing): Reading The Fast and the Furious

Despite its outsized popular impact – which spans 20 years, 9 films, a chart-topping song and several viral memes – The Fast Saga remains under-studied. This call for papers invites sustained inquiry into these films for a collection in Post45’s Contemporaries forum, seeking to understand the implications of this series in and on the cultural imagination, especially given the questions posed by its notable divergence from the action film genre.

A Critical Companion to Stokes Prickett

updated: 
Wednesday, October 6, 2021 - 11:00am
Sherbert Taylor
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, December 20, 2021

A Critical Companion to Stokes Prickett

deadline for submissions: 

December 20, 2021

full name / name of organization: 

Sherbert Taylor

contact email: 

sherberttaylor@protonmail.com

A Critical Companion to Stokes Prickett

edited by Sherbert Taylor, Professor Emeritus

UWP Pedagogy, Practice and Philosophy 2022

updated: 
Wednesday, October 6, 2021 - 9:34am
University of Florida
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, December 1, 2021

Back to “Normal”

The University of Florida’s Writing Program invites proposals for our annual Conference on Pedagogy, Practice and Philosophy. This year, as we approach the tenth anniversary of this conference, we want to recognize the continuing importance of developing practical strategies and approaches for teaching writing while also interrogating universities across the US’ desire to return to “normal” instruction this year, even as the COVID-19 pandemic continues.

 

Grammar and Linguistics (CEA 3/31/22–4/2/22)

updated: 
Wednesday, October 6, 2021 - 9:34am
College English Association
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, November 1, 2021

 

 

Subject: Call for Papers: GRAMMAR and LINGUISTICS at CEA 2022

 

Call for Papers, Grammar and Linguistics 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 Grammar/Linguistics for our 52nd annual conference. Submit your proposal at www.cea-web.org

Technical Writing (Due 11/1/21 for CEA 3/31/22–4/2/22).

updated: 
Wednesday, October 6, 2021 - 9:33am
College English Association
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, November 1, 2021

Subject: Call for Papers: Technical Writing at CEA 2022

 

Call for Papers, Technical Writing 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 [special topic title] for our 52nd annual conference. Submit your proposal at www.cea-web.org

ACLA: Literature After Rights

updated: 
Wednesday, October 6, 2021 - 9:33am
American Comparative Literature Association 2022 Annual Meeting
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, October 31, 2021

For over a decade now, the interdisciplinary study of human rights and literature has offered a generative lens for thinking about questions of citizenship, the nation-state, and narrative form. Scholars have studied the human rights novel (James Dawes), the co-constitution of human rights and the bildungsroman (Joseph Slaughter), literary and cinematic depictions of torture (Elizabeth Swanson Goldberg), and the rights-based political imaginations of American writers of color (Crystal Parikh), among other projects. These approaches have emphasized the discursivity of human rights: literature does not represent a static conception of human rights but rather helps shape understandings of what human rights are or could be.

 

Theory and the Novel (ACLA 2022)

updated: 
Wednesday, October 6, 2021 - 7:56am
Athanassia Williamson (NYU) and Christina Gilligan (Brown)
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, October 31, 2021

What does a novel do? Recent theoretical work on the novel has tended to emphasize the novel’s facility for world-making—for the organization of all its different elements within a global whole (Cheah / Hayot / Woloch). Figured as a composite of relations, the novel is ascribed a constructive conceptuality (Levine / Kornbluh). The novel makes a world. Perhaps some of the strongest, recent theorizations of the novel along these lines, in literary criticism, have come from within new formalism—a formalist movement with roots in both New Criticism and Marxist literary criticism.

Kathleen Raine, poet of the past or of times to come? International Conference: A Homage to Kathleen Raine

updated: 
Wednesday, October 6, 2021 - 3:09am
Université Sorbonne Nouvelle
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, October 31, 2021

 

Call for papers

Kathleen Raine, poet of the past or of times to come?

International Conference: A Homage to Kathleen Raine

 

 

Dear colleagues,

 

We are delighted to confirm that the international conference in Homage to Kathleen Raine will be held in person at the Sorbonne and at the research center of the Sorbonne Nouvelle on March 24 and 25, 2022. The call for papers (see below) has been extended to October 31, 2021. You will find all the necessary information on the conference website.

Is Language Limited?

updated: 
Tuesday, October 5, 2021 - 4:18pm
2022 Northeast MLA Convention, Baltimore MD
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, October 15, 2021

**DEADLINE FOR ABSTRACTS EXTENDED TO OCT. 15!

"I, too, having lost faith / in language, have placed my faith in language" (Terrance Hayes, "Snow for Wallace Stevens")

As Terrance Hayes exemplifies in his portrayal of Wallace Stevens’ racism, language underpins both care-full and care-less representations. As an interdependent system that necessarily implicates and involves us all, language demands our thoughtful investigation when it comes to how we might communicate care.

Young Scholars in Writing v20

updated: 
Tuesday, October 5, 2021 - 3:50pm
Young Scholars in Writing
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, April 15, 2022

Young Scholars in Writing: Undergraduate Research in Writing and Rhetoric is an international peer-reviewed journal. We publish original research and theoretical articles by undergraduates of all majors and years on the subjects of rhetoric, writing, writers, discourse, language, and related topics.

 

ELR CFP: 2024 Special Issue and general call.

updated: 
Tuesday, October 5, 2021 - 3:50pm
English Literary Renaissance
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, August 1, 2022

English Literary Renaissance invites article submissions of 8000 to 12000 words on race in non-dramatic Sixteenth- and Seventeenth-Century literature in English. We especially encourage submissions that forgo analysis of canonical work by Shakespeare and Spenser, and instead showcase other literary texts and authors of the period, along with new archival materials. While we have plans for a special issue that focuses on Sixteenth-Century literature to be published in 2024, we hope to add more than a single issue’s worth of material to our publication pipeline. We welcome a range of theoretical and methodological approaches. The deadline for authors who wish to be considered for the 2024 special issue is 1 August 2022.

Deadline EXTENDED: NeMLA Roundtable Panel Intertextual Wilde

updated: 
Tuesday, October 5, 2021 - 3:49pm
NeMLA
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, October 15, 2021

NeMLA has extended the deadline for abstracts to Oct. 15, 2021. Additionally, this panel will be accepting participants who can only participate via online/Zoom and we will be livestreaming the panel to conference participants via the conference app.  International participants are welcome.  However, please note that all conference participants will still have to pay the full registration fee and NeMLA has said that all sessions of the conference may not be fully accessible to online participants.  

2nd International Conference on the History and Culture of Perfume

updated: 
Tuesday, October 5, 2021 - 3:49pm
Grupo de Investigación CAPIRE
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, October 30, 2021

CFP 2nd International Conference on the History and Culture of Perfume

https://www.ucm.es/capire/perfume21

Organized by: Grupo de Investigación CAPIRE, Museo del Perfume de Buenos Aires (Argentina) y Academia del Perfume.

The aims of these Conference is the recognition of perfume as an object of study in the Humanities, the interdisciplinary and international exchange of research results related to perfume and smell, as well as the growing expansion of the field of sensory studies, beyond the visuality.

Gender, Networks and Collaboration Across Cultures and History

updated: 
Tuesday, October 5, 2021 - 3:48pm
KU Leuven
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, December 1, 2021

CfP: Gender, Networks and Collaboration Across Cultures and History

6 May 2022

Organizers: Núria Codina and Beatrijs Vanacker (KU Leuven)

Keynote Speakers: Rebecca Braun (NUI Galway) & Hilary Brown (Birmingham)

Call For Papers: Coming to Terms, 30 Years On: The Mabo Legacy in Australian Writing

updated: 
Tuesday, October 5, 2021 - 3:48pm
Association for the Study of Australian Literature (ASAL)
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 31, 2022

Coming to Terms, 30 Years On: The Mabo Legacy in Australian Writing

 

The 2022 Annual Conference of the Association for the Study of Australian Literature

4–8 July 2022

nipaluna/Hobart, lutruwita/Tasmania

www.asal2022.org

 

Call for Papers - Deadline: 31 January 2022

 

CFP: YOUNG SCHOLARS SESSION

updated: 
Tuesday, October 5, 2021 - 3:48pm
CROSSING THE BORDER OF HUMANITY: CYBORGS IN ETHICS, LAW, AND ART, Medical University of Łódź
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, October 30, 2021

CFP: YOUNG SCHOLARS Session

Conference: Crossing the Border of Humanity: Cyborgs in Ethics, Law, and Art

December 14–15, 2021

Medical University of Łódź, Poland & University of Warwick, Coventry, UK

 

The idea of being a cyborg is as alluring as it is be repulsive (at least to some). Literary and pop-cultural visions of becoming a cyborg and becoming a nation of cyborgs have seductively taken hold of our imagination, resulting in a prevalent, yet simplistic, image of a one-laser-eyed being with a robotic limb. This unanimous picture ostensibly evident what a cyborg is and what (s)he/it is not. We are, after all, by no means something like a Borg!

Mystical exercises: New skills for the old ceremony.

updated: 
Tuesday, October 5, 2021 - 3:48pm
Passage Journal - Hasselt University, Belgium
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, November 30, 2021

Read the call at: https://www.projectpassage.net/call-2

 

THE ZOO OF THE IMAGINARY

According to Michel de Certeau, in a technocratic society as our own, religion is caged in the ‘zoo of the imaginary’, together with other genre-creatures, such as science fiction, romance, or the ‘witchcraft of ethnology’, as he calls it. For the next issue of Passage, we want  to let these spiritual, imaginary animals out of the cage, and into the banal, crumbling, hyperconnected everyday reality we inhabit.

 

THE EXERCISES

Italy between reality and myth

updated: 
Tuesday, October 5, 2021 - 3:48pm
NEMLA
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, October 15, 2021

Dear colleagues,  Please consider submitting a proposal for the following panel at the NeMLA 2022 Convention (Baltimore, MD, March 10-13):Italy between reality and myth.  

ACLA 2022 - Ethics of Postcolonial Translation: Exploring New Modes of Power and Resistance in Transcultural Exchanges

updated: 
Tuesday, October 5, 2021 - 3:47pm
Anum Aziz/University of North Texas
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, October 31, 2021

The organizers of this seminar invite abstracts for American Comparative Literature Association (ACLA) 2022

 

The goal of this panel is to provide a platform to locate the fast-evolving theoretical precepts in translation from a postcolonial and cultural studies perspective. Taking an in depth look at the possibilities and challenges posed by translation, we aim to demonstrate the ways in which ‘ethical’ translation in various possible senses can be integral to forming a resistance culture to counter the political environment in the metropole, which aims to suppress multilingual and multicultural realities in the US and beyond.

Introduction to Digital Humanities:Developing Individual Projects

updated: 
Tuesday, October 5, 2021 - 3:47pm
GIRES-Global Institute for Research Education & Scholarship B.V.
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, November 1, 2021

Introduction to Digital Humanities:Developing Individual Projects

 International Workshop

Dates:  November: 4,11, 18,25
December: 2
Time: 17.00 (5 p.m.)
Amsterdam time (UTC +2) 

Course Facilitator:  Rada Varga, Ph.D 

The Idea
GIRES, the Global Institute for Research, Education and Scholarship is committed to offering the tools that support the endeavors of global scholarly community. Our new workshop offers the tools for scholars who wish to  enter and explore the fascinating world of Digital Humanities (DH) under the guidance of expert Dr. Rada Varga.

Experimental Form, Experimental Thought? ACLA 2022 Seminar

updated: 
Tuesday, October 5, 2021 - 3:47pm
Aili Pettersson Peeker / University of California, Santa Barbara
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, October 31, 2021

Today, experiments about how humans think usually take place in a lab, allowing researchers to locate thought processes in the brain with unprecedented precision. However, writers have experimented with thinking for much longer. For instance, Virginia Woolf argued in her essay “Thoughts on Peace in an Air Raid" (1940) that a new form of (women's) writing can cause a shift in how British men think and bring about peace. Between the Acts (1941) demonstrates how tone, rhythm, and diction can produce different cognitive registers—Elizabethan, Enlightenment, and Victorian—thus connecting form and cognition.

Call for Book Chapter Proposals: Politics and the Western

updated: 
Tuesday, October 5, 2021 - 3:47pm
Damien Picariello / University of South Carolina Sumter
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, October 18, 2021

CALL FOR BOOK CHAPTER PROPOSALS

We’re seeking chapter-length contributions to an edited volume on politics and the Western. The working title for this project is A Fistful of Politics: The Western and Political Thought. We’re anticipating that much of our collection will deal with Western films, but we’re open to—and excited about—contributions that discuss anything within the Western genre (prose fiction, films, television series, comics, poetry, video games, theater, music, etc.) in connection with politics and political thought.

CFP: New Approaches to Critical Bibliography and the Material Text

updated: 
Tuesday, October 5, 2021 - 3:47pm
Kate Ozment, Special Editor of Criticism
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, November 8, 2021

“New Approaches to Critical Bibliography and the Material Text”

CFP for Special Issue of Criticism edited by Lisa Maruca and Kate Ozment

 

Deadlines

Abstracts Due: Monday, Nov. 8, 2021

Full Manuscripts: May 2, 2022

Intended Publication: Fall 2022

 

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