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Peace, Literature, and Pedagogy (MMLA)

updated: 
Monday, March 20, 2023 - 11:54am
Matthew Horton / University of North Georgia
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, May 10, 2023

CFP for Peace, Literature, and Pedagogy Panel

MMLA 2023, November 2-5, Cincinnati, OH

Abstract Deadline: May 10, 2023

General Conference Topic: "Going Public: What the MMLA Owes Democracy"

 

The Midwest Modern Language Association welcomes, especially but not exclusively, proposals dealing with any aspect of the theme "Going Public: What the MMLA Owes Democracy" for the 2023 conference. Please find a general description of this theme here: 

https://www.luc.edu/mmla/convention/callforpapers/

The Paradox of Emotion in Modern Poetry (MLA 2024)

updated: 
Monday, March 20, 2023 - 12:43am
Ariana Lyriotakis / Trinity College Dublin
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, March 20, 2023

How does modern poetry enact a paradox of emotion? This MLA 2024 special session invites proposals exploring ambivalence, co-existence or contradiction of emotive states in modern/late modern/postmodern poetics. Broader interpretations of the theme are certainly welcome. Topics may include, but are not limited to:

  • Joy/Sorrow
  • Emotional valences
  • Mood
  • Somatic/Carnal
  • Intimacy
  • Hope/Loss
  • Pride/Shame
  • Emotion/Logic
  • Trauma
  • Embodied knowledge
  • Perception
  • Temporality
  • Phenomenology of emotions

Kindly submit your abstract (250-350 words) as well as a short bio by Monday, March 20th to:

SUBMISSION WINDOW CLOSED - Time and Its Influences - IUP EGO Spring Conference 2023

updated: 
Saturday, March 18, 2023 - 9:21am
Indiana University of Pennsylvania English Graduate Organization
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 17, 2023

While we sometimes feel like life is moving around us rather than with us, it is essential to take a moment and consider how we got where we are. Over time, attitudes, opinions, and feelings have shifted along with what we choose to carry with us. To avoid leaving important things behind or risk forgetting them altogether, it is time to ask ourselves why we leave certain things behind and what it means when we do.

Doris Lessing and Contemporary African Critiques of Colonialism/Neocolonialism

updated: 
Friday, March 17, 2023 - 3:14pm
Doris Lessing Society/MLA
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, March 22, 2023

We invite papers for our 2024 MLA Convention session examining Lessing’s critiques of colonialism and/or neocolonialism, especially in conversation with post-colonial African women writers from Aidoo, Gordimer, Dangarembga, and Vera to Gappah, Bulawayo, and Mbue. 250-word abstracts and brief bio requested.

The Griot in Doris Lessing and African/Postcolonial Diaspora Writers

updated: 
Friday, March 17, 2023 - 3:14pm
Doris Lessing Society/MLA
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, March 22, 2023

We invite papers for an MLA 2024 session exploring figures of the griot—as chroniclers, poets, songmakers, and Memories—in Doris Lessing’s later works and in the works of writers from Africa and throughout the postcolonial diaspora. This topic has been designed to fit in with the MLA's 2024 Presidential Theme, "Celebration: Joy and Sorrow." For more details on the theme, see: <https://www.mla.org/Events/2024-MLA-Convention/Presidential-Theme-for-th....
250-word abstracts and brief bio requested.

Constructions of Identity 11 - Transmission

updated: 
Friday, March 17, 2023 - 12:29pm
Department of English Language and Literature Babeș-Bolyai University (Romania)
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, April 10, 2023

Constructions of Identity 11 - Transmission

Department of English Language and Literature

Babeș-Bolyai University (Romania)

 

 

Conference dates: 18-20 May 2023

Conference venue: Faculty of Letters, 31 Horea St., Cluj-Napoca

Conference website: Transmission: Constructions of Identity XI – Event Landing Page (ubbcluj.ro)

Extended deadline for proposals: 10 April 2023

 

Adaptation

updated: 
Friday, March 17, 2023 - 7:05am
Timothy Ryan Day / Saint Louis University Madrid
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, March 31, 2022

Adaptation

Saint Louis University—Madrid April 21-22

Adaptation is a term that bridges the divide between literature and evolution. Texts are adapted to speak to new circumstances as time advances and younger writers, directors, actors, artists, and audiences seek connections to a mutable culture. Likewise, organisms adapt over generations to better suit their circumstance.

Transgender Embodiment: 1400-1700: DEADLINE EXTENDED

updated: 
Friday, March 17, 2023 - 3:34am
University of York (Centre for Renaissance and Early Modern Studies)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 31, 2023

Transgender Embodiment: 1400-1700 (June 2nd): DEADLINE EXTENDED

University of York, UK (Centre for Renaissance and Early Modern Studies)

Keynote: Prof Melissa Sanchez (University of Pennsylvania)

America in the Global World (Student Conference)

updated: 
Thursday, March 16, 2023 - 11:21pm
Maria-Sabina Draga Alexandru
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, April 26, 2023

The Center for American Studies at the University of Bucharest 

and the Romanian-U.S. Fulbright Commission

invite proposals for their annual student conference on the topic

America in the Global World 

to be held online and in person

Mechanization and the Child

updated: 
Thursday, March 16, 2023 - 11:07pm
JOCPC: Journal of Children in Popular Culture
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, August 31, 2023

JOCPC is now accepting article submissions for the Fall 2023 issue focusing on the broad theme of the mechanized child. We have kept the theme open-ended and invite works across a wide range of disciplines where researchers are exploring representations of the intersection between the child figure, childhood and mechanization. This may include robotics, automatons, cyborgs, AI, VR, and other emerging technologies, both historical and future forward, real and fictional, and how these are used by, to, on and for children. Born alongside new and emerging technologies, children have an innate fluency with new technologies that often leave their adult counterparts behind, reinforcing the notion of children as symbols of futurity.

Borders in the English-speaking world: Mapping and Countermapping

updated: 
Thursday, March 16, 2023 - 9:52pm
University of Strasbourg, SEARCH research group
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, May 1, 2023

Borders in the English-Speaking World: Mapping and Countermapping

 

International conference organized by UR SEARCH

9-10 October 2023

University of Strasbourg

 

Keynote speakers:

 

Ladan Niayesh (Université Paris Cité/LARCA)

Michael Darroch (York University) and Lee Rodney (University of Windsor) - The research-creation hub IN/TERMINUS

Donna Akrey and Taien Ng-Chan (Artists, Hamilton Perambulatory Unit)

 

Histories of Earth Sciences: visual and interdisciplinary approaches amid an environmental crisis

updated: 
Thursday, March 16, 2023 - 9:51pm
University of Insubria (Italy)
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, April 10, 2023

Histories of Earth Sciences:

visual and interdisciplinary approaches amid an environmental crisis

 

For decades now, the history of Earth sciences has been a ground for the development of interdisciplinary research. Historians and scientists from different disciplines have been contributing with methodologies coming from the history of institutions, art history, visual studies, material studies, geoscientific fields (such as integrating geoscientific iconography or retreating historical fieldwork), philosophy, gender studies, the history of literature, political and colonial histories, disciplinary histories, and history of fieldwork.

"The monstrous mother: images of unexpected evil" - CFP for an edited volume

updated: 
Thursday, March 16, 2023 - 9:49pm
Anna Chiara Corradino, Alessandro Grilli, Sofia Torre
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, April 30, 2023

The monstrous mother: images of unexpected evil (Edited Volume)

Editors: Anna Chiara Corradino; Alessandro Grilli; Sofia Torre

The monstrous mother, a peculiar subset of the ‘monstrous feminine’ (Creed 1993), is a recurring figure in cultural representation – in mythology, literature and the arts. Its multifaceted profile symbolizes the dangers and anxieties associated with motherhood and the maternal. 

MLA 2024 panel: Speculative Fiction and Work: Histories, Futures and Resilience [DEADLINE EXTENDED]

updated: 
Thursday, March 16, 2023 - 9:47pm
Dr. Sagnika Chanda/ Georgia Institute of Technology
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, March 25, 2023

Please send in your abstracts for a special panel proposed by me for MLA 2024: "Speculative Fiction and Work: Histories, Futures and Resilience" This panel examines speculative/sci-fi re-imaginings of the exploitation of laboring, vulnerable bodies to serve an extractive society and their resistances. How to envision a socially just future shaped for and by precarious labor? Please submit 250-word abstracts by 25 March, 2023 to schanda32@gatech.edu  Full description: This panel traces the interconnected histories and future of labor, vulnerable populations, and their resilience. In a post-pandemic era the definition of work has undergone a sea change with the constant threat of automation.

Praxis, Joy, and Sorrow

updated: 
Thursday, March 16, 2023 - 9:47pm
Modern Language Association, HEP Part-time and Contingent Faculty Issues Forum
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, March 20, 2023

Inspired by Nannie Helen Burroughs, this roundtable conversation will center on the precarity of educators working at the intersections of race, class, and gender, more importantly, the lessons faculty can learn from innovative educational praxis.

PERSONAL PERSPECTIVE AND ESSAYISTIC FORM IN NONFICTION FILM AND ART

updated: 
Thursday, March 16, 2023 - 9:47pm
International Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, May 21, 2023

Abstract/Panel submission deadline: May 21, 2023.

Conference dates: September 22-23, 2023.

Venue: Film and media space “Planeta“, A. Goštauto str. 2, Vilnius

Mode of participation: In person only

Conference language: English

Organizers:

Vilnius Academy of Arts

Lithuanian Cultural Research Institute

Vilnius International Documentary Film Festival

Partner: International Network for Small Cinemas

 

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS

Dr. Laura Rascaroli, Professor, University College Cork

2nd annual Sturgeon Symposium

updated: 
Wednesday, March 15, 2023 - 3:43pm
Gunn Center for the Study of SF, University of Kansas
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, April 17, 2023

The J. Wayne and Elsie M. Gunn Center for the Study of Science Fiction is excited to announce our 2nd Annual Sturgeon Symposium (Wed. 9/28 – Fri. 9/30/2023), celebrating the 30th anniversary of Octavia Butler's groundbreaking novel, The Parable of the Sower. As KU's choice for the 2023 Common Book program, this novel is a powerful inspiration for our Symposium's theme, "Fantastic Worlds, Fraught Futures."   

MUSLIM WOMEN’S POPULAR FICTION INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE – 5-9 SEPTEMBER 2023

updated: 
Wednesday, March 15, 2023 - 3:42pm
University of Birmingham (UK)
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, April 16, 2023

MUSLIM WOMEN’S POPULAR FICTION INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE – 5-9 SEPTEMBER 2023

Muslim Women’s Popular Fiction AHRC Research Network International Conference

Birmingham, UK, 5-9 September 2023

Free to attend for all speakers and attendees.

Keynote speakers

Professor Claire Chambers

Dr Rehana Ahmed

In the twenty-first century, readers, publishers, and booksellers have noted a surge in popularity of genre works written by Muslim women, particularly in the Anglosphere. From the detective novels of Ausma Zehanat Khan to G. Willow Wilson’s fantasy fiction, Ayisha Malik’s romantic fiction to graphic novels by Marjane Satrapi – Muslim women authors are embracing popular fiction forms and genres.

JITP Themed Issue 23: The Liberatory Legacy of bell hooks: Pedagogies and Praxes that Heal and Disrupt

updated: 
Wednesday, March 15, 2023 - 3:41pm
The Journal of Interactive Technology and Pedagogy (JITP)
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, May 31, 2023

The Journal of Interactive Technology and Pedagogy

Themed Issue 23: 

The Liberatory Legacy of bell hooks: Pedagogies and Praxes that Heal and Disrupt

 

Issue Editors:

Nikki Fragala Barnes, University of Central Florida

Summer L. Hamilton, Pennsylvania State University

Asma Neblett, The Graduate Center, CUNY

Kush Patel, Manipal Academy of Higher Education

Danica Savonick, SUNY Cortland

 

Thematic issue “Philosophy of Classical Antiquity in Current Philosophical Debates: A Dialogue between Ancient and Contemporary Philosophy”

updated: 
Wednesday, March 15, 2023 - 3:40pm
Department of Contemporary Philosophy, Lithuanian Culture Research Institute
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 1, 2023

Athena: Philosophical studies, No. 18, 2023

(Editor: Naglis Kardelis)

Thematic issue “Philosophy of Classical Antiquity in Current Philosophical Debates: A Dialogue between Ancientand Contemporary Philosophy”

 

I’ll Sleep When I’m Undead: Sleep in Contemporary Horror Media

updated: 
Wednesday, March 15, 2023 - 3:39pm
CORERISC / The Sociability of Sleep
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 31, 2023

                                                                            CALL FOR PARTICIPANTS

                                         I’ll Sleep When I’m Undead: Sleep in Contemporary Horror Media 

                                                                           July 2-7, 2023 in Montreal

                                                                          DEADLINE: March 31, 2023

 



PAPER TRAILS: Post-industrial histories, technical memories and art practices

updated: 
Wednesday, March 15, 2023 - 3:38pm
TECHN&ART and EDHEA
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, May 5, 2023

The PAPER TRAILS project has secured the edition of an issue of the journal Ge-conservación (https://ojs3.ge-iic.com/index.php/revista) to be published in 2023 under the title PAPER TRAILS: Post-industrial histories, technical memories and art practices. The volume will be edited by Federica Martini, Renata Barbosa, Herminia Sol and Ricardo Triães and will have a Scientific Committee external to the journal that will evaluate the articles following a blind-review process.

 

CALL FOR ARTICLES

Shifting from a Lethargic Pedagogy to an Enthusiastic

updated: 
Wednesday, March 15, 2023 - 3:37pm
Dr. Shivam Jhamb/ Dr. Manoj Kumar
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 31, 2023

Dear esteemed colleagues,

 

Please Contribute and share with your scholars, researchers and colleagues.

 

Call for book chapters for an edited book by the renowned publisher with an ISBN on

"Shifting from a Lethargic Pedagogy to an Enthusiastic" 

Deadline for submissions: 15th April, 2023

 

 

Sub themes 

 

1) Concept Checking Questions

 

2) Interaction Patterns in Teaching- Learning 

 

3) Lesson Plans for a Large Size Classroom

 

4) Identifying Students Strength to Encourage them

 

5). Making Learners Interdependent to Self Dependent 

 

6) Assessment of the Learners  

 

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