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2022 AAS Annual Conference - Update

updated: 
Tuesday, November 9, 2021 - 9:24am
CEAUL-ULisbon/Association of Adaptation Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 10, 2021

(In)Visible Adaptation: Diversity and Inclusion

Association of Adaptation Studies Conference

23-24 June 2022, School of Arts and Humanities, University of Lisbon, Portugal

As concerns related to diversity and inclusion storm our world, rightfully emerging in
contexts as diverse as policy making and media content production, for the 2022
edition of the Association for Adaptation Studies Conference we intend to question
how these trends present new challenges for Adaptation Studies, both in practical and
theoretical terms.

Below is a non-exhaustive list of suggested areas for the submission of abstracts:

Edited Collection: Global History of Astrology 1900-2021

updated: 
Monday, November 8, 2021 - 7:32pm
William E. Burns/George Washington University
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 31, 2022

 I am recruiting contributors for a collection of scholarly essays with the working title Starcrossed Century: Astrology in Global Society from World War One to Covid. The book is designed to address the identification of the history of astrology with "premodern" history. The historiography of astrology is very active and intellectually exciting, but it focuses almost entirely on the period before 1800. Yet never have there been more astrological believers and practitioners than today. So far I have committments for two essays, one (by me) on American astrologers and COVID, and one on astrology and identity in the sixties counterculture. I want to avoid too heavy a focus on the Anglophone world (although I would love a serious essay on astrology

Special Panel: Living Words and Vital Images: Cinematic Adaptation and Evocation of Esoteric, Occult, : Area for Esotericism, Occultism, and Magic at the Southwest Popular/American Culture Association annual conference, Feb 23-26, Albuquerque, New Mexico

updated: 
Monday, November 8, 2021 - 7:13pm
Southwest Popular/American Culture Association
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, November 14, 2021

The Area of Esotericism, Occultism, and Magic at the Southwest Popular/American Culture Association seeks papers for a special panel for its annual conference this February 23-26 in Albuquerque, New Mexico, which focuses on the adaptation of esoteric, occult, and magical texts into the medium of film.  While the direct adaptation of such texts into the cinematic medium is vanishingly rare (a notable example, characteristically obscure but intriguing, being the 2003 filmic adaptation of Austin Spare's Earth Inferno; by contrast, the other most notable example, The Wizard of Oz, eclipses the Theosophical origins of its adapted source text with its cinematic fame), suggestion or simulation of such texts in reception, reference, or placement

Beyond the Archive: Interpreting Silence

updated: 
Monday, November 8, 2021 - 7:13pm
Brandeis University
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 10, 2022

The 15th annual Brandeis Graduate Student Conference will be held March 25th, 2022, with the theme “Beyond the Archive: Interpreting Silence.” 

The Theatrical Legacy of Thomas Middleton, 1624-2024

updated: 
Monday, November 8, 2021 - 7:13pm
William David Green, Anna L. Hegland, and Sam Jermy
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, February 28, 2022

We the editors plan to publish a collection of essays celebrating 400 years of Thomas Middleton’s legacy as a dramatist, from his final work for the commercial stageup to the present day.

Pandemic

updated: 
Monday, November 8, 2021 - 7:13pm
Dr. Lynne D. Schneider/Alabama State University
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, January 15, 2022

Call for Papers: Research and Creative Activity Hybrid Symposium 2022 Topic: Pandemic 

Alabama State University 

College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences 

RCA Hybrid Symposium 

Deadline for Abstract Submissions: January 15, 2022 

Submit your Abstract to: RCAS@alasu.edu 

Submissions encouraged from Faculty, Undergraduate and Graduate Students, and Professionals. Acceptance Response: February 1, 2022 

Conference Date: March 29, 2022 

Diaspora Screen Media Network virtual conference 17/18 March 2022 (Birmingham City University, UK)

updated: 
Monday, November 8, 2021 - 7:12pm
AHRC Diaspora Screen Media Network
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 31, 2022

Diaspora Cinema and Media: Globalising the Local

 

This AHRC-funded virtual conference is the culmination of the Diaspora Screen Media Network’s series of successful events. The network has been formed to examine and discuss the exciting new viewing practices in relation to screen media and social networking apps in the field of Black British and British Asian diaspora screen media.

Second International Environmental Humanities Conference: Critical Animal and Plant Studies

updated: 
Monday, November 8, 2021 - 7:12pm
Environmental Humanities Center, Cappadocia University
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, February 1, 2022

Second International Environmental Humanities Conference: Critical Animal and Plant Studies

Cappadocia University (Mustafapaşa Campus, 50420 Ürgüp/Nevşehir,Turkey)

May 16-18, 2022

Confirmed Keynote Speakers:  

  • Paola Cavalieri (Etica & Animali; The Helsinki Group, www.cetaceanrights.org) (Online)
  • Monica Gagliano (The University of Western Australia) (In-person)
  • Douglas Vakoch (METI International) (In-person)

 

Through the Blue Kaleidoscope—Cinema, Caste, and All that the Screen Does Not Show

updated: 
Monday, November 8, 2021 - 7:12pm
All About Ambedkar: A Journal on Theory and Praxis
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, December 15, 2021

CALL FOR PAPERS FOR SPECIAL ISSUE

Through the Blue Kaleidoscope—Cinema, Caste, and All that the Screen Does Not Show

​We are pleased to announce the first special issue of All About Ambedkar: A Journal on Theory and Praxis (e-ISSN 2582-9785). The Special Issue will be on Through the Blue Kaleidoscope—Cinema, Caste, and All that the Screen Does Not Show. It will be edited by Arijeet Mandal, Assistant Professor of Film Studies, Jadavpur University, India.

Concept Note:

Humour in Times of Confrontations, 1901 to the Present

updated: 
Monday, November 8, 2021 - 7:12pm
Routledge in the Humour in Literature and Culture series
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 31, 2021

CFP (due 31 Dec 2021): Humour in Times of Confrontations, 1901 to the Present(under contract with Routledge)

 

We’d like to invite humanities scholars to contribute to our edited volume, Humour in Times of Confrontations, 1901 to the Present, to be published in 2022/23 by Routledge in the Humour in Literature and Culture series.

 

Washington Irving - Open Topic (ALA 2022)

updated: 
Monday, November 8, 2021 - 7:11pm
Washington Irving Society
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, January 25, 2022

The Washington Irving Society (washingtonirvingsociety.org) invites proposals for any topic related to the study of Irving’s writings, reception, historical contexts, or contemporaries for the American Literature Association Conference in Chicago, May 26-29, 2022. All critical approaches are welcome. Please send an abstract of approximately 250 words plus a brief bio to Dr. Sean Keck at skeck@radford.edu by January 25th, 2022. For more information about the ALA Conference, please see americanliteratureassociation.org

Calling contributors for the ‘GEMMS – Gateway to Early Modern Manuscript Sermons’ Project

updated: 
Monday, November 8, 2021 - 7:11pm
SSHRC | University of Regina | University of Saskatchewan
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 1, 2023

‘GEMMS – Gateway to Early Modern Manuscript Sermons’ is a collaboratively populated union catalogue and finding aid for early modern sermon manuscripts from the British Isles and North America. Established in 2014, our database now contains records for over 23,000 sermons and sermon reports in c. 1,400 manuscripts in 70 archives.

We are now looking to expand our dataset, and are inviting researchers with data on early modern manuscript sermons (1530–1715) to contribute their own records, and to suggest additions and corrections to existing entries. Our Research Assistants will upload this data and credit researchers publicly for their contributions.

CfP LEA 2022: Conflict and contrast in language and literature

updated: 
Monday, November 8, 2021 - 7:11pm
LEA 2022
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, May 8, 2022

Call for Papers – LEA 11 (2022)

 

Deadline for submissions: May 8, 2022

Publication: December 2022

 

LEA is a peer-reviewed international scholarly journal based at the University of Florence that publishes original research papers in all areas of literature, linguistics, and philology.

We are pleased to announce that submissions are now open for LEA 11 (2022):

Conflict and contrast in language and literature

Reorienting the Gulf: Epistemologies, Intellectual Traditions, and New Approaches

updated: 
Monday, November 8, 2021 - 7:11pm
Reorienting the Gulf
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, November 27, 2021

This is a call for contributions to a set of articles we aim to submit to a leading peer-reviewed journal as a special issue on “Reorienting the Gulf: Epistemologies, intellectual traditions and new approaches”. The project is organised by Charlotte Lysa (University of Oslo), Marc Owen Jones (Hamad bin Khalifa University), and Fatema Hubail (Georgetown University Qatar). Among possible target journals, the Journal of Arabian Studies has expressed an interest in principle, subject as always to the usual double-blind peer-review process.

"Challenging Williams": William Carlos Williams Society Biennial Conference

updated: 
Monday, November 8, 2021 - 7:10pm
William Carlos Williams Society
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 10, 2022

William Carlos Williams Society Biennial Conference 

June 23-25, 2022

Arrupe College of Loyola University Chicago

Chicago, Illinois, USA

 

Challenging Williams

The forthcoming WCW Society Biennial Conference invites papers on an intentionally diverse range of topics, with the goal of seeking places and poems in Williams’s oeuvre where a (re)evaluation may be fruitful. In what ways does Williams's work continue to challenge us as readers, scholars, persons? Conversely, how may we be drawn or compelled to challenge Williams's work, as readers, scholars, persons?

 

On Hinterlands and Homelands

updated: 
Monday, November 8, 2021 - 7:09pm
ISLAIB, University of Jendouba, Tunisia
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, December 15, 2021

The Higher Institute of Applied Languages and Computer Science of Beja (ISLAIB)

The Department of Languages Organizes
AN INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON

“ON HINTERLANDS AND HOMELANDS”

3-5 March 2022 Venue: Hammamet

MPCA/ACA Professional Development Conference 2022

updated: 
Monday, November 8, 2021 - 7:09pm
Cory Barker / Bradley University
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 14, 2022

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS AND PANEL PROPOSALS

Midwest Popular Culture Association/Midwest American Culture Association Virtual Professional Development Conference

Friday-Saturday, March 11-12, 2022 on Zoom

Submit paper, abstract, or panel proposals (including the title of the presentation) to the appropriate audience area on the Submissions website (https://bit.ly/ProDevSubmit22). Please do not submit the same paper to more than one audience area.

Theme for 2022: Becoming MPCA/ACA: The Virtual Conference for Emerging and Independent Popular Culture Studies Scholars

Deadline for receipt of proposals is Friday, January 14, 2022.

Cultivating Dynamic Environments (Graduate Conference)

updated: 
Monday, November 8, 2021 - 7:08pm
Duquesne University English Graduate Organization
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, January 1, 2022

Duquesne University English Graduate Organization’s Hybrid Graduate Conference: 

Cultivating Dynamic Environments, April 8-9th, 2022, Pittsburgh, PA

Deadline for submissions: January 1st, 2022                    Contact email: environments@duq.edu

 

Esotericism, Magic, and Occultism at Southwest Popular/American Culture Association Feb 23-26, 2022, Albuquerque, New Mexico

updated: 
Monday, November 8, 2021 - 1:58pm
Southwest Popular/American Culture Association
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, November 14, 2021

Call for Papers– DEADLINE EXTENDED!

ESOTERICISM, OCCULTISM, AND MAGIC

Southwest Popular / American Culture Association (SWPACA)

 43rd Annual Conference, February 23-26, 2022

Hyatt Regency Hotel & Conference Center

Albuquerque, New Mexico

http://www.southwestpca.org

Proposal submission deadline: November 14, 2021

Special Panel: Beyond the Wall of Belief: The Hyper-real Metatextual Occulture of The King in Yellow : Area for Esotericism, Occultism, and Magic at the Southwest Popular/American Culture Association annual conference, Feb 23-26, Albuquerque, New Mexico

updated: 
Monday, November 8, 2021 - 1:53pm
Southwest Popular/American Culture Association
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, November 14, 2021

As one of our area's special events for the Southwestern Popular/American Culture Association's return to live annual conference activity this February 23-26, 2022, in Albuquerque, New Mexico, the Area for Esotericism, Occultism, and Magic invites presentations for a special panel (or, depending on the level of response, a series of related special panels) examining the diverse significance, influence, and impact of The King In Yellow in all of its expressions.  Any of the angles suggested in the brief call below, along with any other insights into the text and metatext will be considered for inclusion.  Proposals from any and all disciplines, interdisciplines, and transdisciplines are welcome; close readings and analyses of specific texts or ele

Call for Papers and Editorial Board Members: ETKI Journal of Literature, Theatre and Culture Studies

updated: 
Saturday, November 6, 2021 - 5:03pm
ETKI JOURNAL
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, November 19, 2021

ETKI Journal of Literature, Theatre and Culture Studies, a Turkey-based academic journal, is pleased to announce the launching of the first issue. Our mission is to issue an academic periodical of the highest standards, one that provides a forum for innovative discussions in the field of literary studies, theatre studies, cultural studies and literary criticism. The journal accepts submissions of original essays, book reviews, interviews and short commentaries. We especially welcome contributions that take an interdisciplinary and comparative approach. ETKI Journal of Literature, Theatre and Culture Studies  will be a semi-annual journal, accepting submissions in Turkish and English.

Kirby Anthology

updated: 
Friday, November 5, 2021 - 3:08pm
Kirby Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, February 11, 2022

Announcing an all-new scholarly book project!


The Comics of Jack Kirby: Critical Perspectives on a Legendary Artist

Edited by Craig Fischer, Charles Hatfield, and Susan Kirtley

Under contract to be published in the University Press of Mississippi’s series Critical Approaches to Comics Artists, edited by David M. Ball

CALL FOR PROPOSALS

Blade Runner @40: Origins and Legacies

updated: 
Friday, November 5, 2021 - 3:07pm
The Centre for Film, Television and Screen Studies, Bangor University, UK
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, February 1, 2022

Blade Runner @40: Origins and Legacies

 

An academic conference hosted by The Centre for Film, Television and Screen Studies, Bangor University, UK

June 20-21, 2022

 

Humour in Times of Confrontations, 1901 to the Present (under contract with Routledge)

updated: 
Friday, November 5, 2021 - 3:07pm
Shun-liang Chao/National Chengchi University, Taiwan
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 31, 2021

We’d like to invite humanities scholars to contribute to our edited volume, Humour in Times of Confrontations, 1901 to the Present, to be published in 2022/23 by Routledge in the Humour in Literature and Culture series.

Poetrishy = Poetry ⨂ Mathematics

updated: 
Friday, November 5, 2021 - 3:07pm
Poetrishy
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, November 30, 2021

Poetrishy (poetrishy.org) is an ambitious laboratory for radical experiments with poetry, language modelling, and computation. It is a multilingual and multidisciplinary online space where experimental poetry drives new methods, ideas, and approaches in areas such as natural language processing and artificial intelligence.

Beginnings and Endings: Embracing or Rejecting Change

updated: 
Friday, November 5, 2021 - 3:07pm
The Acacia Group at California State University, Fullerton
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 28, 2022

Beginnings and Endings: Embracing or Rejecting Change

The 2022 Acacia Group Annual Graduate Conference 

California State University, Fullerton 

March 18-19, 2022

“But for me, it was not over, I mean, over in the sense of beginning and ending, because to me there was no beginning nor ending to anything then.” William Faulkner, As I Lay Dying (175)

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