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Circle for Asian American Literary Studies at 2022 AAAS

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Friday, September 10, 2021 - 12:22pm
Julia Lee
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 17, 2021

Two panels sponsored by the Circle for Asian American Literary Studies for the 2022 Association of Asian American Studies Conference:

Panel 1) Asian American Literature and the “American West” 

International Conference: "The Aesthetics of Decay: Creative Modes of Destruction"

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Friday, September 10, 2021 - 12:21pm
London Centre for Interdisciplinary Research
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, November 1, 2021

Decay as a state of nature is inevitable, yet it is something that could be at least postponed: decay in art as the main decadent idea has been on the cultural front row long enough to make certain conclusions about its essential characteristics. Decay as a philosophical issue is much more complex than its natural incarnation: French Symbolists and, later, fin de siecle authors regarded decay as an inseparable part of any type of cultural cognition. Its original interpretations can be found in the ideas of Schopenhauer, Hartmann, Nietzsche, Wagner, Bergson's intuitivism, modern scientific discoveries and folklore. The art of decay feels the need to justify its aesthetic principles, to explain to the public audience its goals and tasks.

International Conference: "Spatiality and Temporality"

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Friday, September 10, 2021 - 12:20pm
London Centre for Interdisciplinary Research
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, November 1, 2021

We are pleased to announce the Call for Papers for the upcoming "Spatiality and Temporality" International Conference. The conference is addressed to academics, researchers and professionals with a particular interest related to the conference topic. We invite proposals from various disciplines including philosophy, history, sociology, anthropology, culture studies, literature and architecture.

Italian Western: From Revolution to De-contextualizing the Mythology of the American Genre

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Friday, September 10, 2021 - 12:20pm
Sebastiano Lucci Hobart and William Smith Colleges/ Elisabetta Sanino D'Amanda Rochester Institute of Technology
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, September 30, 2021

This panel seeks original contributions to the study of the Italian Spaghetti Western, its filmmakers, and their production through perspectives such as Feminist theory, Men’s Studies and Queer Studies, (De-)Coloniality, and Auteur Theory. Politics, the Mexican Revolution, the invention of an American Civilization through the experience of the Wilderness, and Western Symbolism are lenses that can be applied to the analysis. Original approaches that emerge from a specific ideology and/or iconography are also welcome. Particular attention will be given to those papers that examine how the Italian Spaghetti Western satirizes both American and Italian cultures through the representation of a world destabilized by violence and death.

 

International Conference on Film Studies: "Identity and Otherness in Film"

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Friday, September 10, 2021 - 12:20pm
London Centre for Interdisciplinary Research
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, November 1, 2021

Over the course of the 20th century and into the 21st, cinema, television, and related media have become increasingly central both to individual lives and to the lives of peoples, groups, and nations. Cinema has become a major form of cultural expression and films both reflect and influence the attitudes and behaviour of people, representing their tensions and anxieties, hopes and desires and incarnating social and cultural determinants of the era in which they were made. 

Embodied Rhetorics in the long Eighteenth Century (Roundtable)

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Friday, September 10, 2021 - 12:19pm
ASECS (American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 17, 2021

Where and why do we find examples of “embodied rhetoric” in the eighteenth century? We might think of Defoe’s description of Friday’s gesture placing his head beneath Robinson Crusoe’s foot signifying voluntary servitude and its relation to the supplicating figure of “Am I not a Man and a Brother” emblem, memoralized by Wedgewood. Or we might consider Trim’s gesture with his hat in Tristram Shandy describing how we pass from life to death, and onwards to Gilbert Austin’s Chironomia as a handbook for speaking gesture (building upon Bulwer’s Chirologia) as figures for something like “embodied rhetoric” or an emphasis on gesture and persuasive or signifying postures.

GIFCon 2022: Fantasy Across Media

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Friday, September 10, 2021 - 12:19pm
Centre for Fantasy and the Fantastic, University of Glasgow
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 3, 2021

The Centre for Fantasy and the Fantastic is pleased to announce a call for papers for Glasgow International Fantasy Conversations (GIFCon) 2022 with the theme of 'Fantasy Across Media'.

 

Supporting Women Writers: Coteries as Feminist Praxis (Roundtable at ASECS Annual Conference, March 31-April 2, 2022, Baltimore, MD)

updated: 
Friday, September 10, 2021 - 12:19pm
ASECS 2022
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 17, 2021

Eliza Haywood represents The Female Spectator as part of a coterie that acts as “several Members of one Body, of which [she is] the mouth.” Through this writing club, Haywood encapsulates the important role that such coteries played in circulating women’s writing in the long eighteenth century. Lady Mary Wortley Montagu circulated her travel writing for feedback in a letter-book within a close circle of friends and family members. This correspondence between women represented an opportunity to share work in a safe space. Co-writing groups remain a safe space and an essential resource for women to share work today.

CFP: Literary Women: Global Encounters, Interventions and Innovations, 1750-1830 (*** Deadline extended to 31st March 2022 ***)

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Friday, September 10, 2021 - 12:19pm
The Wenshan Review of Literature and Culture (ESCI, SCOPUS, MLA, THCI)
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, March 31, 2022

CFP:

Literary Women: Global Encounters, Interventions and Innovations, 1750-1830 (*** Deadline extended to 31st March 2022 ***)

 

Guest Editors:

Dr Yi-cheng Weng (National Taiwan University, Taiwan)

Dr Gillian Dow (University of Southampton, UK)

 

 

Dirty London

updated: 
Friday, September 10, 2021 - 12:19pm
J. A. McQuail/Northeast Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, September 30, 2021

Abstracts for 15-17 min. papers sought for NeMLA 2022 on the topic of "Dirty London." Even before industrialization, London was a dirty city. The Victorians brought the Sanitary Acts, which improved health conditions, but my use of the word "dirty" applies to not just those aspects of sanitation, but also treatment of sexuality in, for instance, My Secret Life, and other publications explored so well by Steven Marcus in The Other Victorians. The "Sanitary Aesthetic" is obvious in works by such authors as Wilkie Collins, George Gissing, Charles Dickens, and Elizabeth Gaskell.

call for papers

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Friday, September 10, 2021 - 12:18pm
Journal of Awareness
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, September 30, 2021

Journal of Awareness (E-ISSN 2149-6544) is an international refereed journal which started to be published in 2016.  The journal aims to include original papers in the main titles of social scineces and humanities. In this framework, high quality theoretical and applied articles are going to be published. The views and works of academicians, researchers and professionals working in all fileds of social scineces and humanities are brought together.

call for papers

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Friday, September 10, 2021 - 12:18pm
Journal of Art
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, September 30, 2021

Journal of Arts (E-ISSN 2636-7718 & Doi Prefix: 10.31566) is an international peer-reviewed and periodical journal. It aims to create a forum on arts. It brings together the views and studies of academicians, researchers and professionals working in all branches of arts. The Journal publishes  original research papers in the field of arts.

The articles in theJournal of Arts is published in 4 times a year;  WINTER (January),  SPRING (April), SUMMER (July) and AUTUMN (October). 

Jounal  is open access electronic journal. Each paper published in the Journal is assigned a DOI® number, which appears beneath the author's affiliation in the published paper. 

call for papers

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Friday, September 10, 2021 - 12:18pm
HOMEROS
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, September 30, 2021

Homeros (E-ISSN: 2667-4688) is an international peer-reviewed journal that was published in 2018. The journal aims to include original papers in philology. In this context, high quality theoretical and applied articles are given. The views and works of artists, academics, researchers and professionals working in the field of philology are brought together. Articles in the journal; It is published four times a year including WIN (January), SPRING (April), SUMMER (July) and FALL (October). Homeros is a free-open access electronic journal. The DOI number is assigned to all articles published in the journal (DOI Prefix:10.33390/homeros).

call for papers

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Friday, September 10, 2021 - 12:17pm
VI. The International Holistence Academy Congress: SOCIETY 5.0
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 24, 2021

VI. The International Holistence Academy Congress (IHAC VI) themed SOCIETY 5.0 will be held on 19-20 October 2021. The theme of the conference this year is Society 5.0. The concept of Society 5.0, which is also expressed as a "human-oriented super-smart society", expresses the society of the future. The opportunities offered by digital transformation and the conditions created by globalization and pandemic make the concept of Society 5.0 meaningful. The Congress will provide an environment to evaluate the society of the future in today's conditions.

 WEB: https://ihac.holistence.com/

Carson McCullers and Technologies: Pedagogical and Theoretical Approaches

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Friday, September 10, 2021 - 12:17pm
Carson McCullers Society
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 10, 2021

The Carson McCullers Society invites proposals for presentations related to technology as imagined through the works and influence of Carson McCullers. From Miss Amelia experimenting with medical tinctures in The Ballad of the Sad Cafe to Frankie’s father working with watches in The Member of the Wedding, many of McCullers’ characters engage with technology overtly. However, in the spirit of the SSSL 2022 Conference theme, we also encourage potential panelists to think of technology in broad and creative ways.

Burning the Ballot: Feminism Meets Anarchy

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Friday, September 10, 2021 - 12:17pm
A Special Issue of Coils of the Serpent: Journal for the Study of Contemporary Power
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, December 1, 2021

Anarchism’s engagement with the question of gender is at once ambiguous and contradictory. Historically, the anarchist response to the “woman/sex question” was mixed. During the period of ‘classical anarchism’ (1840-1939), women took on active roles in anarchist movements – they were active in anarchist organizations, publications, and projects across the globe. They took part in uprisings, rebellions, and revolutions, as well as in the work of day-to-day anarchist organizing, propaganda, and more. While many (though not all) rejected the label of feminist, they nonetheless spoke out against sexual subordination and called for the emancipation of women with the overthrow of all forms of social, political, and economic hierarchy.

Native American Literature CEA (2022) Birmingham, AL (March 31-April 2, 2022)

updated: 
Friday, September 10, 2021 - 12:17pm
Benjamin D. Carson / Bridgewater State University
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, November 1, 2021

CEA 2022: Birmingham

SPECIAL TOPICS PANEL: NATIVE AMERICAN LITERATURE

52nd Annual Conference | March 31–April 2, 2022
Birmingham Sheraton Hotel

This Special Topics Panel on Native American Literature seeks papers on any subject related to Native American/Indigenous Literature, including sovereignty, separatism, survivance, decolonizing pedagogies, transnationalism, settler colonialism, etc. Special consideration will be given to papers that address in some fashion the conference theme: Justice.

Collective Practices of Care During the Pandemic (Seminar)

updated: 
Friday, September 10, 2021 - 12:17pm
Cynthia Melendez (New York University) Sandra Bonomini (Universidade Federal do Estado do Rio de Janeiro)
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, September 30, 2021

Si pensamos el sujeto de la política y el sujeto de la revolución como un sujeto constitutivamente vulnerable, entonces la revolución es completamente distinta. Ya no es un proyecto de poder, es un proyecto de cuidado"- Paul B. Preciado

Fairy Tales and Fantasy Fiction / Contes de fées et Fantasy

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Friday, September 10, 2021 - 12:15pm
Fantasy Art and Studies (association les Têtes Imaginaires)
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, October 25, 2021

In 1947, Tolkien published “On Fairy Stories”, an essay on fairy tales which grew out of his 1939 Andrew Lang Lecture and has since become the basis for the theorisation of the modern Fantasy genre. This essay popularised the terms secondary world, subcreation and subcreator in specialist criticism.

Justice (CEA in Birmingham 3/31-4/2/22)

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Friday, September 10, 2021 - 12:14pm
Lynne M. Simpson / College English Association
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, October 1, 2021

The College English Association’s 52nd national conference, from March 31-April 2, 2022, will focus on the theme of justice, and will be held in Birmingham, Alabama, where the freedom ensured by civil rights has been contested by the government in both the past and present. Birmingham’s notoriety as a focal point of the Civil Rights Movement, including the Birmingham Campaign, the imprisonment of Martin Luther King, Jr., and the writing of his “Letter from Birmingham Jail” is matched by the city’s renown for forging steel, founding Veteran’s Day, and hosting the USA’s second-oldest drag queen pageant.

Representation of Women in 20th and 21st Century Novel

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Friday, September 10, 2021 - 12:14pm
ISTANBUL KULTUR UNIVERSITY
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 24, 2021

ISTANBUL KULTUR UNIVERSITYENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE DEPARTMENTGraduate Seminar 2021Representation of Women in 20th and 21st Century Novel. “We the precocious, we the repressed of culture, our lovely mouths gagged with pollen, our wind knocked out of us, we the labyrinths, the ladders, the trampled spaces, the bevies – we are black and we are beautiful” asserts Helene Cixous deciphering the attributed meaning of being a woman (“The Laugh of the Medusa” 878). Throughout history, patriarchy has created a woman myth to define women’s sexual and gender identity, confining them into motherhood, madness, or monstrous images to devalue their role in society.

Critical Thinking and Writing

updated: 
Friday, September 10, 2021 - 12:13pm
Double Helix: A Journal of Critical Thinking and Writing
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, October 19, 2021

Double Helix: A Journal of Critical Thinking and Writing invites submissions for Volume 9 (2021).  For more information, please visit the journal at the WAC Clearinghouse: https://wac.colostate.edu/double-helix/.

Special Issue of the Journal of the International Arthurian Society on Arthurian Medievalism

updated: 
Friday, September 10, 2021 - 12:13pm
Journal of the International Arthurian Society
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, November 30, 2021

The Journal of the International Arthurian Society (JIAS) welcomes submissions for a special issue (2022, volume 10) on Arthurian medievalism, or post-medieval adaptations, re- imaginings and recreations of medieval Arthurian texts, artefacts and spaces (real or imagined). The guest editors seek especially interdisciplinary and co-disciplinary explorations of how Arthurian myth makes meaning in a range of media, including (but not limited to) literary texts, television, film, games, visual arts, architecture, commodity culture, experiential medievalism, the heritage sector, and geographical spaces.

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