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Crisis in Contemporary British Fiction (edited volume)

updated: 
Thursday, August 5, 2021 - 8:34am
Anastasia Logotheti
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, August 30, 2021

This collection of critical essays explores how contemporary British authors engage with the theme of crisis in their fiction (as apparent in novels and short stories by Kazuo Ishiguro, Julian Barnes, A S Byatt, Ian McEwan, Graham Swift, Hilary Mantel, Zadie Smith, Pat Barker, Martin Amis, among others.)

‘Crisis’ can be investigated not only as informing any aspect of fiction involving sociopolitical and cultural systems, but also as a mode of challenge to established power structures and modes of representationacross narrative traditions.

Submissions should focus on one or more of the aforementioned major contemporary British authors (though you are welcome to propose additional British authors who explore the theme of crisis).

Legacies of Trauma: The Tragedy of Before and After

updated: 
Thursday, August 5, 2021 - 1:51am
Language, Literature, and Interdisciplinary Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, September 30, 2021

CALL FOR PAPERS

Legacies of Trauma: The Tragedy of Before and After

Motherhood in American Literature (NeMLA 2022)

updated: 
Wednesday, August 4, 2021 - 11:50pm
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, September 30, 2021

NeMLA Annual Convention - Baltimore, MD - 10-13 March, 2022

 

How does one resist the systems of subjugation that prey on the marginalized and seek to dissolve and consume them within this white supremacist capitalist imperialist patriarchy? While for some resistance takes the form of confrontation and battle, for Black feminist thinkers like bell hooks and Audre Lorde, resistance comes in the form of the practice of love. It is in the embrace of the erotic, of initiating the quest of mutual self-fulfillment, in seeking value in the relationships we have with each other, that we resist. In other words, for hooks and Lorde, we resist through care.

 

Food in American Literature (NeMLA 2022)

updated: 
Wednesday, August 4, 2021 - 11:50pm
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, September 30, 2021

NeMLA Annual Convention - Baltimore, MD - 10-13 March, 2022

 

NeMLA2022 Roundtable: Intertextual Wilde

updated: 
Wednesday, August 4, 2021 - 1:59pm
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, September 30, 2021

Whether he parodied, plagiarized, appropriated, translated, borrowed, or critiqued, Oscar Wilde’s work contains a web of references that vigorously engages with the voices of others. The way Wilde spoke with and through his sources may reveal not only his own influences and allegiances, but also aspects of larger conversations within late Victorian culture involving artistic production, Decadence, theater, journalism, scholarship, poverty, gender issues, sexuality, prison reform, and more.

Care, Community, and Identity in Queer Cinema - NeMLA 2022

updated: 
Wednesday, August 4, 2021 - 10:39am
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, September 30, 2021

Whether from health crisis, family isolation, or governmental-social prejudice, care has always been an invaluable resource in queer communities, whether physical, psychological, or spiritual. This care manifests not only in physical forms, such as providing food and medicine, shelter for queer homeless populations, and access to health care, but also in the ability to connect with new modes of family and to fight in the broader struggle for queer rights and liberation. However, this care can become disrupted due to biases present within the mainstream queer community, such against queer people of color, queer women and gender non-conforming people, and queer people with disabilities.

CALL FOR PAPERS for New Literaria International e-Conference on Contemporary Trends and Development in Cultural Studies and the Humanities

updated: 
Wednesday, August 4, 2021 - 10:35am
New Literaria
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, September 15, 2021

CALL FOR PAPERS AND PANEL PROPOSALS

2nd International e-Conference

“Contemporary Trends and Development in Cultural Studies and the Humanities”

Date: 22nd, 23rd, and 24th October, 2021

To be Organized by

New Literaria- An International Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies in Humanities

In collaboration with

Department of History, Humanities and Society, University of Rome Tor Vergata, Italy & Department of English, Guru Ghasidas Vishwavidyalaya, Bilaspur, India

 

Concept Note

CfP: "Embodied Acts and American Photographs" (6/30/2022 - 7/2/2022)

updated: 
Wednesday, August 4, 2021 - 4:02am
Johanna Hartmann / Martin-Luther-University Halle-Wittenberg, Germany
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, August 23, 2021

Confirmed Keynote Speakers:

Steven Hoelscher (UT Austin)

Kerstin Schmidt (KU Eichstätt)

 

“Embodied Acts and American Photographs” (June 30 – July 2, 2022)

International Conference (Martin-Luther-University Halle-Wittenberg, Germany)

 

Italian American Culture(s) (43rd Annual SWPACA)

updated: 
Tuesday, August 3, 2021 - 11:40am
Dr. Carmela Lanza/Southwest Popular/American Culture Association
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, October 31, 2021

Proposals for papers and panels are now being accepted for the 43rd annual SWPACA conference. One of the nation’s largest interdisciplinary academic conferences, SWPACA offers nearly 70 subject areas, each typically featuring multiple panels.  For a full list of subject areas, area descriptions, and Area Chairs, please visit http://southwestpca.org/conference/call-for-papers/

 

Benvenuti! The Italian American Culture(s) area of the conference will consider proposals from the following suggested topics (the list of topics is suggested but not limited to):

Many Doors to Fantastica: The Neverending Story & the Education of the Imagination

updated: 
Tuesday, August 3, 2021 - 11:40am
Sean C. Hadley, Jeremy Scarbrough, Josh Herring / McFarland Press
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, October 3, 2021

Many Doors to Fantastica: The Neverending Story & the Education of the Imagination

 

Call for Papers: Edited Collection on The Neverending Story

Edited by Sean C. Hadley, Jeremy Scarbrough, Josh Herring

 

Call for Papers Volume 3 Issue 2, October 2021

updated: 
Tuesday, August 3, 2021 - 11:39am
University of Management and Technology Lahore
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, August 15, 2021

JCCT invites novel researchers to submit their original, unpublished work in Volume 3 (2). JCCT
is an international, open access, double-blind peer-reviewed journal published by the University
of Management and Technology (UMT), Lahore.
JCCT mainly addresses the research articles under the domains of English (American and
Asian) Linguistics, Applied Linguistics,TESOL, ELT, Intercultural Communication, Diversity in
Communication and Cultural trends, anthropological linguistics, etc. The journal covers a wide
range of areas including different aspects of language and culture.
Expected Timeline
Submission Deadline: 15 August 2021
Publication Date: 31 October 2021

Peter Nicholls Essay Prize 2022

updated: 
Tuesday, August 3, 2021 - 11:39am
Foundation: The International Review of Science Fiction
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 3, 2021

We are pleased to announce our next essay-writing competition. The award is open to all post-graduate research students and to all early career researchers (up to five years after the completion of your PhD) who have yet to find a full-time or tenured position. The prize is guaranteed publication in Foundation (winter 2022).

To be considered for the competition, please submit an original 6000-word article on any topic, period, theme, author, film or other media within the field of science fiction and its academic study. All submitted articles should comply with the guidelines to contributors as set out on the journal pages of the SF Foundation website. Only one article per contributor may be submitted.

A New(ish) World: Medieval Influences in American Literature

updated: 
Tuesday, August 3, 2021 - 11:39am
Session for International Medieval Congress, Leeds - 4th – 7th July 2022
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, September 6, 2021

A New(ish) World: Medieval Influences in American Literature

(International Medieval Congress, Leeds - 4th – 7th July 2022)

 

Thinking with the End(s) of Worlds

updated: 
Tuesday, August 3, 2021 - 11:39am
Apocalyptica / Käte Hamburger Centre for Apocalyptic and Post-Apocalyptic Studies (Heidelberg University)
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, November 15, 2021

Call for Papers

Apocalyptica is an interdisciplinary, international, double-blind peer-reviewed academic journal published by the Käte Hamburger Centre for Apocalyptic and Post-Apocalyptic Studies (CAPAS) at Heidelberg University. The journal publishes incisive analyses and diverse perspectives regarding the end of worlds.

We are seeking submissions that actively explore the apocalypse as a forceful figure of thought in order to grapple with the historical experiences, present confrontations, and future possibilities of (up)ending worlds.

Article length: 8,000-9,000 words

Deadline: 15 November 2021 

Gender Through Technology

updated: 
Tuesday, August 3, 2021 - 11:39am
Variations - The Literary Journal at the University of Zurich
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, September 15, 2021

Gender through technology

Call for Papers - Variations The Literary Journal at the University of Zurich

Modernism/modernity Print+ Cluster Proposal: Hope Mirrlees’s Paris: A Poem at 100

updated: 
Tuesday, August 3, 2021 - 11:39am
Nell Wasserstrom, Boston College
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, October 1, 2021

“Hope Mirrlees’s Paris: A Poem at 100”

Modernism/modernity Print Plus Cluster Proposal

Call for Papers

 

2020 marked the 100th anniversary of “modernism’s lost masterpiece,” Hope Mirrlees’s Paris: A Poem. Published by Hogarth Press in the spring of 1920, and typeset by Virginia Woolf, this ground-breaking long poem maps the range of continental avant-garde aesthetics of the 1910s even as it both engages and anticipates the mythical methods and epic conventions of James Joyce, Ezra Pound, and T.S. Eliot.

Creative Writing in the [Post-] Pandemic

updated: 
Tuesday, August 3, 2021 - 10:02am
Northeast Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, September 30, 2021

This panel invites creative writers to reflect on what it has meant to write during a pandemic and to read their own pandemic (or post-pandemic) work.

The Things We Will Carry: Teaching Creative Writing Post-pandemic

updated: 
Tuesday, August 3, 2021 - 10:01am
Northeast Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, September 30, 2021

During the pandemic, creative writing classes, like most of academia, moved online. Traditional creative-writing pedagogies and practices were forced to reinvent themselves on Zoom. This emergency process provided opportunities for re-examination, experimentation, and growth. This panel invites practitioners of creative writing and its pedagogies to explore ways that creative writing instruction and praxis were altered by the pandemic.

Possible questions to consider:

· What changes to teaching and writing did you experience during the pandemic?

· How did the pandemic change perspectives on creative writing and creative writing instruction?

The Novel of the Future; the Future of the Novel

updated: 
Tuesday, August 3, 2021 - 10:01am
Northeast Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, September 30, 2021

This panel asks creative writers to speculate on their own work or that of others and envision the future of the novel. The panel proposes to address the following questions:

· What technologies (such as the internet, videogaming, virtual reality, or artificial intelligence) might shape the form of the novel of the future?

· How might the novel be impacted by future trends and technologies in publishing and the literary marketplace?

· How might the novel form be re-envisioned?

· How do other media, such as videogames, use narrative in novelistic modalities?

The panel invites a wide range of interpretations of this topic and encourages creative work

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