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Health, Disease, and Pop Culture

updated: 
Tuesday, August 2, 2022 - 12:35pm
Northeast Popular & American Culture Association
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, August 15, 2022

Deadline to submit extended to 08/15/22!

The Northeast Popular Culture Association welcomes proposals in the area of Health, Disease and Popular Culture for its virtual conference to be held from Thursday, October 20-Saturday, October 22, 2022. 

Current Chair: Julia Brown, Stony Brook University, julia.r.brown@stonybrook.edu

XXV Generative Art Conference

updated: 
Tuesday, August 2, 2022 - 12:07pm
Argenia Association
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, September 15, 2022

Location: Rome (Italy) the 12-14 of December 2022. At the Borrominian Hall of Vallicelliana Library

Website: https://generativeart.com (where it's possible to have all news and read all papers of last 24 events)

Topics: Art - Music - Architecture - Industrial Design - Web Art - Poetry - Visual Grammar - Design Approach - Teaching Theory - Mathematics - Virtual Environment - Literature - Artificial Life - Artificial Intelligence - Cellular Automata - Performances - Artificial Behaviors - Communication - metaverse and web3.0 - Generative Robots - Mechatronic - Nanotechnology - NanoArt

Symposium on the Third Anniversary of the Canonization of Saint John Henry Newman

updated: 
Tuesday, August 2, 2022 - 10:33am
Joseph Draper, Regis College
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, August 15, 2022

Regis College, Department of Interdisciplinary Studies in the Humanities is pleased to Announce a Symposium on the Third Anniversary of the Canonization of Saint John Henry Newman and 77th Anniversary of the first Newman Symposium at Regis College. Friday, October 21, 2022.

Conference Theme: How to be a 21st-century saint. In October 2019, the Church canonized five new saints, including Cardinal Newman. An analysis of Newman’s work and persona offers important insights into the practices and patterns of behavior that define the contemporary Catholic Church, since, in the words of Peter Burke, saints “reflect the values of the culture which sees them in a heroic light.”

No Publication Fees: CALL FOR PAPERS Volume (3), Issue (4), October 2022

updated: 
Tuesday, August 2, 2022 - 10:33am
Badr University in Cairo School of Linguistics and Translation Transcultural Journal for Humanities and Social Sciences (TJHSS)
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, October 1, 2022

We invite you to submit your manuscript to Transcultural Journal for Humanities and Social Sciences (TJHSS): Volume (3), Issue (4), October 2022. The Journal is an open access published by Badr University in Cairo, BUC and indexed in EKB and in MLA and obtained the highest score (7 out of 7) in the recent evaluation of the Supreme Council of  Egyptian Universities. The journal publishes written manuscripts in various languages: English, Italian, German, Spanish, French, Chinese, and Arabic.

The Second International Conference On Future Contexts: Interdisciplinary perspectives in Literature, Language and Translation السياقات المستقبلية :دراسات بينية في الأدب و اللغة و الترجمة

updated: 
Tuesday, August 2, 2022 - 10:32am
Badr University in Cairo School of Linguistics and Translation
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, October 1, 2022

Introduction:

In a rapid changing world that we live nowadays, interdisciplinary studies are at crossroads between tradition and innovation.Scholarly activities are at the intersection of computing or digital technologies and the disciplines of the humanities and social sciences. Studies on common practices of research and analysis in the discipline is now questioned in terms of the over whelming spread of technology.

In Our Time: F. Scott Fitzgerald in the 21st Century

updated: 
Tuesday, August 2, 2022 - 10:30am
F. Scott Fitzgerald Society
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 1, 2023

In Our Time: F. Scott Fitzgerald in the 21st Century 

Linnaeus University, Växjö, Sweden June 26-July 2, 2023

Niklas Salmose, Site Director; Helen M. Turner, Program Director

As we move through the 2020s, anticipating and celebrating centennial milestones in the life and career of F. Scott Fitzgerald, it is easy for us to view him as a writer defined by his historical moment. This conference aims to position Fitzgerald as a figure relevant to contemporary theoretical, social, and political concerns. Just as the 1920s were a period of flux and transition, our current decade is proving equally as turbulent. What does this writer have to say to readers living through a period of change and uncertainty?

In Vivo Arts Issue #1 - ANIMALS

updated: 
Tuesday, August 2, 2022 - 10:30am
In Vivo Arts
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, November 30, 2022

IN VIVO ARTS (www.invivoarts.fr) is a bilingual online platform (French and English) specialised in multidisciplinary research on contemporary artistic creation, with a focus on the Performing Arts (theatre, choreography and dance, circus, performance art, opera) and Cinema.

In addition, given the hybridity of contemporary artistic forms, the platform hosts reflections on the written arts and non-cinematic visual arts (painting, sculpture, architecture, photography, installations, etc.), especially in their imbrication with the performing scenes and screens.

Call for Papers: In Vivo Arts Issue #1

Theme: ANIMALS

Digital Defoe: Studies in Defoe and His Contemporaries

updated: 
Tuesday, August 2, 2022 - 10:27am
The Defoe Society/Digital Defoe
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, June 30, 2023

Digital Defoe: Studies in Defoe and His Contemporaries welcomes articles exploring any area relating to Defoe and/or his contemporaries (broadly conceived). In addition to traditional scholarly papers (roughly 4000-7000 words), we welcome essays on fresh pedagogical approaches to the works of Defoe and other writers of his era.

We also encourage the submission of innovative digital and multimedia projects, as well as experimental non-peer reviewed essays.

Scholarly essays may be eligible for essay prizes awarded by the Defoe Society.

https://www.defoesociety.org/awards/

 

CFP: UNCANNY INTERMEDIALITY international workshop

updated: 
Tuesday, August 2, 2022 - 10:26am
Sapientia Hungarian University of Transylvania, Romania
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, September 15, 2022

We invite you to join us on a two-day workshop launching our new research project, Affective Intermediality. Cinema between Media, Sensation and Reality. In this project our goal is not to provide or refine a widely applicable set of abstract concepts regarding the connections between media, quite the contrary, we seek to map areas where intermediality appears as most elusive and mutable, where it is registered as a sensation altering our perception of a medium and where it connects to us in an affective way.

NeMLA 2023 Panel: Ordinary Language Philosophy and Resilience

updated: 
Tuesday, August 2, 2022 - 10:24am
NeMLA
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 30, 2022

How can ordinary language philosophy’s (OLP) picture of language as a shared form of life foster resilience? For OLP, language is a peculiarly stable and resilient reservoir of meaning which we share. Speakers agree in language, in form(s) of life, and, “queer as it may sound,” Wittgenstein writes, in judgments. For Sandra Laugier, this is not intersubjective agreement but rather “as objective an agreement as possible.” When we are beset by pain, trauma, or skepticism, we can resiliently recover from this alienation of the self by recalling the shape of our lives in language.

Let’s Get Digital (College Art Association 2023)

updated: 
Tuesday, August 2, 2022 - 10:24am
College Art Association
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, August 31, 2022

 

Let’s Get Digital embraces the timely opportunity to critically reexamine the impacts of digital technology and the barrage of information on our perceptions of reality. Specifically, this panel is focusing on digital art, history, curatorial strategies, critical theory, emergent platforms and forms of creative expression. In bringing together a panel of artists, scholars, and curators we hope to collectively reflect on our present post-internet age, to borrow Byung-Chul Han’s term, ‘the age of like’, and what it means to engage with the digital realm, over half-a-century since its inception.

 

Journal of English in Arabia Felix

updated: 
Monday, August 1, 2022 - 9:15am
Arabia Felix Academy
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, July 31, 2023

The JESAF (ISSN: 2957-515X), a free-fee journal, is soliciting manuscripts for the second issue, including theoretical explorations, empirical investigations, and book reviews. Authors whose research relates to the multiple subfields of linguistics, English literature and TESOL are invited to submit their papers. Regardless of the manuscript type, submissions should be based on robust evidence and/or theory. Details of scope and submission are available on https://journals.arafa.org/index.php/jesaf/aims-scope

https://journals.arafa.org/index.php/jesaf/online-submissions

British Women Writers Conference: Liberties

updated: 
Monday, August 1, 2022 - 9:13am
British Women Writers Association
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 15, 2023

The organizers of the 2023 BWWC invite papers and panel proposals interpreting the theme of ‘Liberties’ in global and transatlantic British women’s writing from the long eighteenth century to the present. We ask participants to consider ‘liberties’ not only as a political abstraction but also as part of material and experiential subjectivity. Interpreted broadly, liberties include (but are not limited to) legal rights and freedoms, liberty of the person and bodily autonomy, liberties of creative and artistic expression, liberty of profession and vocation, freedom of movement both physical and social, and self-determination in the private and public spheres.

Las Vanguardistas: Women and the Avant-Garde in Ibero-America and the Caribbean

updated: 
Monday, August 1, 2022 - 8:45am
Christina Bezari (Ghent University)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 30, 2022

The Journal of Avant-Garde Studies (JAGS) and its guest editors invite submissions for the special issue “Las Vanguardistas: Women and the Avant-Garde in Ibero-America and the Caribbean”. By proposing this special issue, we aim to foster a global understanding of avant-garde movements and highlight the key role of Ibero-American and Caribbean women in the avant-garde scene from the 1910s to the present day. The geographical scope of this special issue includes Spain and Portugal as well as all Hispanic American countries in North, Central, and South America plus the Hispanophone Caribbean.

 

We welcome academic articles that focus on, but are not limited to, the following topics:

 

Creative Writing Panel - "Voices in Diaspora"

updated: 
Monday, August 1, 2022 - 12:11am
NeMLA (Northeast Modern Language Association)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 30, 2022

NeMLA's 54th Annual Convention 

Niagara Falls, NY March 23-26, 2023

Creative Writing Panel - "Voices in Diaspora"

The term diaspora refers to the dispersion of a people from their native land; and often, there is a subjective emotional attachment whereas such feelings are determined by cultural identity. We see this illustrated in works by writers such as Elizabeth Nunez, V.S. Naipaul, Yaa Gyasi, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, and Jhumpa Lahiri as they examine themes such as nostalgia, alienation, displacement, and resilience in the face of adversity. This creative panel will consist of emerging writers who use their works of fiction, non-fiction, and poetry to illustrate the various experiences connected to living in diaspora.

Extended Deadline: CHANGE OF TONGUE: LANGUAGE AND IDENTITY IN CONTEMPROARY AFRICAN AND SOUTH-ASIAN ANGLOPHONE LITERATURE

updated: 
Sunday, July 31, 2022 - 12:30pm
SAMLA 94 Panel (Postcolonial)
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, August 15, 2022

Language has always been a debatable issue in the postcolonial world. Starting from the debate between Achebe and Ngugi to today's multilingual scenario, language has been the heart of the conversation in postcolonial literary studies. Writers and theoreticians from the African continent and South-Asia have addressed the issue and role of language in constructing postcolonial identity in their works. Given the multilingual context of today's postcolonial world, discussion on language and identity is extremely important. This panel, thus, invites paper proposals on the questions of language and identity in contemporary postcolonial literature.

Topics:

1. Language and Identity

LONELINESS - 4th International Interdisciplinary Conference

updated: 
Sunday, July 31, 2022 - 11:00am
InMind Support
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, August 25, 2022

Conference: 12-13 September 2022 (online - via Zoom)

All details:  https://www.inmindsupport.com/loneliness-conference

CFP: 

What makes us happy and content in our life? Some people may point to fabulous fame, fortune, or money. Some may say that the key to happiness are interpersonal relationships. But what if someone is alone? Is loneliness really disastrous? Are there any benefits of loneliness? Can loneliness become an epidemic? In order to answer such questions, during our conference we will have to concentrate on many particular issues. Thus, we are interested in all aspects of loneliness in the past and in the present-day world.

Gil Scott-Heron: A Special Issue of the Langston Hughes Review

updated: 
Sunday, July 31, 2022 - 1:51am
Dr. Tony Bolden
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, October 1, 2022

In 1966, then-seventeen-year-old Gil Scott-Heron asked Langston Hughes for an interview after Hughes delivered a speech in New York. Hughes graciously agreed. “We talked about his work,” said Scott-Heron, “and how he had come to master so many art forms. That, also, was very influential because I like to write many different things myself: poetry as well as longer pieces and music. He’d done the same.”

Medical Humanities

updated: 
Friday, July 29, 2022 - 6:03pm
Consortium: An International Journal of Literary and Cultural Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, October 31, 2022

Consortium: An International Journal of Literary and Cultural Studies invites well researched, original and unpublished articles for the special issue on Medical Humanities, 2.2 

Deadline for submission of abstracts: 31 August, 2022

Deadline for submission of full articles: 31 October, 2022

Email (for abstract submission) : cjmedhuman@gmail.com

Submission guidelines: https://consortiumejournal.com/submission.php

Translation Drafts

updated: 
Friday, July 29, 2022 - 4:27pm
TTR - Traduction, terminologie, rédaction
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, November 1, 2022

TTR – Traduction, terminologie, rédaction, vol. 36, no 2 (2023)

Thematic issue guest edited by Patrick Hersant

  

What are the mental operations and writing practices by which a text becomes, in another language, another text? In order to better understand how translations come into being, the journal TTR - Traduction, terminologie, rédaction proposes to examine an object of study that has long remained invisible or inaccessible: the working documents of translators, where strikethroughs and permutations, erasures and second thoughts, alternative wordings and successive corrections reveal a process that is as yet understudied:  translations in the making.

Postcolonial Fault-lines: Branching into the Unknown

updated: 
Friday, July 29, 2022 - 4:25pm
University of Glasgow
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, August 15, 2022

Postcolonial Fault-lines: Branching into the Unknown
Cross-Disciplinary Postgraduate Research Conference on Postcolonial and Decolonial Knowledge(s)

October 10th – 12th, 2022. 

Hosted online by the University of Glasgow in collaboration with the University of Edinburgh and University of Aberdeen, UK.

Important Dates to Remember:

Deadline for Submissions: August 15th, 2022.
Notification of Acceptance: September 15th, 2022. 
Conference Dates: 10th, 11th and 12th October, 2022. 

Fungal Spaces, Resilience, Plurality

updated: 
Friday, July 29, 2022 - 4:25pm
Elif Sendur and Allison Mackey/ NeMLA 2023
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 30, 2022

Fungi occupy a liminal position as neither animal nor vegetal but are intimately connected to both biologically: as Eugenia Bone notes, paying attention to the fungal teaches us that “everything that lives is plural.” Fungal lives are multiple and collective, and what Anna Tsing calls the “unruly edges” of fungal individuality betrays the fact that they are “always too many.” This bifurcated perspective modeled by fungal relational entanglements suggests “unsettling and symbiotic relationships” where an objectified environment subsumed by a masterful Anthropos is abandoned for the sake of intra-active becomings (as Karen Barad suggests).

The Russian Realist Novel and the World

updated: 
Friday, July 29, 2022 - 4:24pm
NeMLA
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 30, 2022

The panel seeks to examine Russian realist novels and their impact on other world literatures of the nineteenth and twentieth century, as well as contemporary authors, and study the possible connections between the Russian realist tradition and other texts that can be potentially related to its literary legacy. We invite abstracts devoted specifically to the analysis of any aspect of Russian realist novels of the nineteenth century, as well as papers on broader philosophical and social issues relevant to the Russian realist novel tradition and its influence world-wide.

Music in Literature

updated: 
Friday, July 29, 2022 - 4:24pm
NeMLA
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 30, 2022

The proposed interdisciplinary panel examines the rich relationship of music and literary works within various world literatures focusing primarily on the twentieth century, but presentations within a broader time frame will also be considered. We invite a wide range of papers investigating the author’s technique of representing music in literature, examining aesthetic, historical and cultural interactions between music and literature, audience and performers, as well as the relationship between the literary text and the composer.

CFP- Chapter abstracts for the edited collection “Depicting the afterlife: morality and religion in contemporary film and media

updated: 
Friday, July 29, 2022 - 9:24am
Angelique Nairn (Auckland University of Technology)
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, November 17, 2022

(For possible inclusion as part of the Routledge Advances in Popular Culture Studies series)

 

As Garrett (2015) contends, popular cultural representations of the afterlife are a means of imaginatively and creatively grappling with the unknown. These representations can offer explanations about life after death or the in-between, to rationalize the existential, support and challenge religious doctrines, and entertain and educate so that society might live life to the fullest or feel assured that there is something more. 

An Anthology of Southeast Asian Eco-Writing

updated: 
Friday, July 29, 2022 - 9:23am
Rina Garcia Chua, Esther Vincent Xueming, Ann Ang
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, November 30, 2022

An Anthology of Southeast Asian Eco-Writing

Call for Submissions

Editors Rina Garcia Chua, Esther Vincent Xueming, and Ann Ang are currently accepting submissions for an anthology of diverse eco-writing from Southeast Asian writers that explore interrelationships with geographies and spaces in the region.

Deadline for submission is November 30, 2022.

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