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Adaptation and African American Literature

updated: 
Sunday, September 18, 2022 - 1:56pm
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 30, 2022

In 2021, Nella Larsen’s novel Passing was made into a Hollywood film, before premiering on Netflix in fall of that year. The film garnered many prestigious awards, with critics praising the producer, script, and of course, the acting. Yet the film did not receive any Oscar nominations. To some, this omission is quite surprising, given the unanimous acclaim the movie has already received. To others, this exemplifies Hollywood: they often award golden statuettes to Black movies that are rooted in stereotypical Black images of slavery, violence, and the white savior complex, among many others.

Fostering Resilience and Equity in the Classroom (NeMLA Session)

updated: 
Sunday, September 18, 2022 - 1:56pm
Nicole Lowman and James Rizzi
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 30, 2022

Where were you when you got an email from your institution in spring 2020 that you would have to move your courses online? How do you address trauma perpetrated against marginalized groups without further traumatizing your students?

Two years into our unprecedented new normal, this round table seeks a clearer understanding of what makes a classroom resilient in the face of unanticipated challenges. Internationally, we face inequity regarding healthcare access, racial disparity in law enforcement and economic standing, and culture wars waged against marginalized identity groups, among an unfortunately long list of other inequities.

Kurt Vonnegut Society Session at NeMLA: Vonnegut and Resilience

updated: 
Sunday, September 18, 2022 - 1:56pm
Kurt Vonnegut Society
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 30, 2022

This panel is sponsored by the Kurt Vonnegut Society and seeks presentations that address the conference theme of RESILIENCE as it relates to any aspect of Vonnegut's work, including novels, short stories, essays, and public appearances. We also welcome presentations that situate Vonnegut's work in conversation with his contemporaries and/or later twenty-first-century American authors.

NeMLA 2023: Beyond Apocalypse: Rethinking Genres of Climate Change

updated: 
Sunday, September 18, 2022 - 8:04am
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 30, 2022

In the documentary This Changes Everything, Naomi Klein describes the limits of depicting climate change as the inevitable result of human nature driven by greed and competition. As Klein argues, this story of climate change diminishes social agency, promotes powerlessness, and displaces solutions beyond the repetition of the status quo. Several years later, capitalist realism and apocalypse remain primary modes through which climate futures are envisioned in news media, film, television, and literature.

Non-Thematic Issue

updated: 
Sunday, September 18, 2022 - 6:59am
Women's Link Journal, Jamia Millia Islamia
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 30, 2022

Call for Papers for January 2023

Call for Proposals - 43rd Annual Mid-America Theatre Conference

updated: 
Saturday, September 17, 2022 - 8:02am
Mid-America Theatre Conference (MATC)
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, October 15, 2022

Mid-America Theatre Conference (MATC) will be holding its 43rd Annual Meeting at the Minneapolis Marriott City Center in Minneapolis, MN on March 9 through 12, 2023!

We are seeking proposals for paper and co-paper presentations, round-table discussions, organized panels, workshops, performances, and hybrid presentations that can be linked to the theme IMPOSSIBLE THEATRE broadly construed, from the perspective of historians, scholars, teachers, producers, directors, actors, playwrights, choreographers, movement specialists, scenographers, technicians, designers, dramaturgs, stage managers, and spectators. 

Proposals might engage:

Critical Conversations in Horror Studies

updated: 
Friday, September 16, 2022 - 6:28pm
Dawn Keetley / Lehigh University Press
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, June 1, 2023

CRITICAL CONVERSATIONS IN HORROR STUDIES 

Series editor: Dawn Keetley

 

Lehigh University Press's book series Critical Conversations in Horror Studies, edited by Dawn Keetley, Professor of English and Film at Lehigh University, is seeking manuscripts in all areas of horror studies, broadly defined.

Edited Collection - Irish Writers and the Civil Service

updated: 
Friday, September 16, 2022 - 1:10pm
Jonathan Foster (Stockholm University), Elliott Mills (Trinity College Dublin), and Karl O'Hanlon (Maynooth University)
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, November 15, 2022

  

CFP: Edited Collection -  Irish Writers and the Civil Service

 

Jonathan Foster (Stockholm University), Elliott Mills (Trinity College Dublin), and Karl O’Hanlon (Maynooth University)

 

 

Victorian Reproductions

updated: 
Friday, September 16, 2022 - 4:26am
University of Mainz, Department of English and Linguistics
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, October 4, 2022

Victorian Reproductions

Workshop, 24th-25th March 2023 (Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz)

 

Deadline for proposals: 4 October 2022 (Deadline extended)

 

Certainty and Ambiguity: Essays on the Moral Imagination of Mystery Fiction (seeking additional chapters)

updated: 
Thursday, September 15, 2022 - 3:24pm
John J. Han, C. Clark Triplett, & Matthew Bardowell / Missouri Baptist University
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, October 15, 2022

Deadline for proposal submissions:

October 15, 2022

full name / name of organization:

John J. Han, C. Clark Triplett, & Matthew Bardowell / Missouri Baptist University

contact email:

john.han@mobap.edu

 

An academic press in New York has favorably responded to our initial book manuscript proposal.  In addition to the current 12 chapters, the editors plan to add 2-3 chapters on mystery fiction written by the authors who reside in the non-Western world (Asia, Africa, and Latin America) except for Japan and the Philippines.  Possible topics include but are not limited to:

 

Postcolonialism in mystery fiction

CFP Accessing Avalon Today: Best Practices for Connecting Contemporary Readers to Arthurian Texts Online (Roundtable)

updated: 
Wednesday, September 14, 2022 - 10:09pm
Michael A Torregrossa / Alliance for the Promotion of Research on the Matter of Britain
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, September 15, 2022

UPDATE: AS OF 9/14/2022 THIS SESSION HAS BEEN CONVERTED TO A ROUNDTABLE

 

Call for Papers for Virtual Session of the 58th International Congress on Medieval Studies to be in a hybrid format Thursday, 11 May, through Saturday, 13 May 2023

Accessing Avalon Today: Best Practices for Connecting Contemporary Readers to Arthurian Texts Online

Sponsored by the Alliance for the Promotion of Research on the Matter of Britain

Contact: Michael A Torregrossa (KingArthurForever2000@gmail.com)

Modality: Virtual

New Directions in Yeats Studies: Memory, Translation, and Digital Technology

updated: 
Wednesday, September 14, 2022 - 3:04pm
International Yeats Society
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, September 11, 2022

Call for Papers
Time: October 15-16, 2022
The Venue: Online Zoom conference hosted by Dongguk University

2022 Online Yeats International Conference (October 15-16, 2022) theme is “New Directions in Yeats Studies: Memory, Translation, and Digital Technology.”

The World of Printed Prayers

updated: 
Wednesday, September 14, 2022 - 12:05pm
University of Galway
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, October 17, 2022

CALL FOR PAPERS

The World of Printed Prayers

 

2-day Virtual Conference

The University of Galway

26-27 January 2023

Thursday and Friday, 12:45-5:30 (Irish Standard Time)

 

The Everyday Beyond Description (Panel)

updated: 
Tuesday, September 13, 2022 - 5:03pm
54th Annual NeMLA Convention March 23-26, 2023 in Niagara Falls, NY
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 30, 2022

Submit 200-300 word abstracts (with short bio) via the NeMLA Portal by Sept. 30, 2022: https://cfplist.com/nemla/Home/CFP 

Contact Hannah LeClair (hleclair@sas.upenn.edu) and Molly Young (mryoung@sas.upenn.edu) with any questions.

The Everyday Beyond Description (Panel):

Nineteenth-century British realism is often understood as the generic manifestation of the everyday, with a discrete kind of content—scenes of domestic and rural life, for instance—and, in the novel, a discrete form, namely the “mimetic” description of these social worlds.

“Tolkien’s Animals” a special issue of Journal of Tolkien Research

updated: 
Tuesday, September 13, 2022 - 1:36pm
Journal of Tolkien Research
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 23, 2023

UPDATED 09/13/2022 The Journal of Tolkien Research seeks to publish a special issue building on and expanding beyond the successful 2022 ICMS at Kalamazoo paper session, “Tolkien & the Medieval Animal.” This special issue, “Tolkien’s Animals,” seeks articles from a variety of theoretical perspectives, addressing a wide range of animals, and not necessarily connected with medieval conceptions.  Article drafts must be submitted DIRECTLY TO Kris Swank, at kris.swank@signumu.org by end of day on January 23, 2023.

Disguise and Recognition: Symbolic Symposium Series [Updated Deadline]

updated: 
Tuesday, September 13, 2022 - 1:00pm
Clockworks Academy
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 16, 2022

The Symbolic Symposium is a new free online education project hosted by Clockworks Academy. We put on regular online talks for general audiences. Talks are hosted live and followed by a live Q&A, and the talk without the Q&A is then made widely available for free. You can find a playlist of previous speakers at https://youtube.com/playlist?list=PLuIvyyaKRiEWiFRrAQ6Ifjz9UMQIlrMwt.

The Latchkey: A Journal of New Woman Studies

updated: 
Sunday, September 11, 2022 - 8:52pm
The Latchkey: A Journal of New Woman Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, November 30, 2022

The Latchkey is a peer-reviewed, open-access online journal devoted to the concept of the New Woman, covering the lives and writings of New Women authors and figures, the representation of the New Woman in literature, culture, art, and society, proto-feminism and early feminist journalism. 

1st International Humanities – Society – Identity Congress

updated: 
Sunday, September 11, 2022 - 11:54am
University of Warsaw, Faculty of Modern Languages
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, October 31, 2022

The 1st International Humanities – Society – Identity Congress Programme Committee is looking forward to welcoming you to Warsaw. The Congress embraces the study of all aspects pertaining to the notions of Humanities – Society – Identity.

The Congress Programme comprises plenary lectures, debates, general sessions and networking research group sessions reflecting three main themes, i.e. Humanities (day 1), Society (day 2) and Identity (day 3). Each day there are Speed-Dating sessions for young researchers “The Voice of the Next Generation” on a special virtual venue.

‘The Sense of Data and the Data of Sense', ISA World Congress, Melbourne [Deadline Sept 29]

updated: 
Friday, September 9, 2022 - 7:06pm
Mark Paterson, University of Pittsburgh
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, September 29, 2022

This CFP might be of interest to some on the list. The panel is part of ISA Thematic Group TG07 ‘The Senses and Society’. This panel was accepted for the previous International Sociological Association (ISA) meeting in Brazil, 2020, which was cancelled. It is now being re-advertised for the next meeting in Melbourne.

‘The Sense of Data and the Data of Sense: Bodies, Technologies, Spaces’

Panel for International Sociological Association (ISA) World Congress in Melbourne, Australia. June 25-July 1 2023

CFP: The Handbook of African American Literature in the Twenty-First Century

updated: 
Friday, September 9, 2022 - 7:06pm
Belinda Waller-Peterson & Robert LaRue / Moravian University
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, November 11, 2022

CFP- The Handbook of African American Literature in the Twenty-First Century

Editors: Belinda Waller-Peterson (Moravian University) and Robert LaRue (Moravian University)

 

CFP Medieval Women from the Middle Ages to Modern Mass Mediaevalisms

updated: 
Friday, September 9, 2022 - 7:04pm
Michael A Torregrossa / Association for the Advancement of Scholarship and Teaching of the Medieval in Popular Culture
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, September 15, 2022

Call for Papers for Virtual Session of the 58th International Congress on Medieval Studies to be in a hybrid format Thursday, 11 May, through Saturday, 13 May 2023

Medieval Women from the Middle Ages to Modern Mass Mediævalisms

Sponsored by the Association for the Advancement of Scholarship and Teaching of the Medieval in Popular Culture

Call for Cooperators: Academic Forms: Thinking the Ways We Do Our Work

updated: 
Friday, September 9, 2022 - 7:04pm
Tim Lanzendörfer, Goethe University, Frankfurt
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, December 31, 2022

Call for Cooperators

Academic Forms: Thinking the Ways We* Do Our Work

(*Where “We” Names, Specifically, Humanities Scholars)

Preliminaries Towards Some Academic Product

State of the Field: Postcolonial Literature, Dead and Alive (ACLA 2023)

updated: 
Friday, September 9, 2022 - 7:02pm
Rebecca Oh and Rose Casey / American Comparative Literature Association
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, October 31, 2022

Postcolonial literature has died and been resurrected more times than a zombie in modern film. Often dubbed the Franken-child of Marxism’s commitment to real material conditions and deconstruction’s obsession with textuality, postcolonial studies has been schismed between its economic and political commitments, and its preoccupation with the politics of language and translation. It also emerged alongside the rise of theories of globalization and has been a primary field for thinking about the uneven movements of local practices and global processes.

Musical Responses to Goethe's Works: Texts, Contexts, Genres (ASECS 2023)

updated: 
Friday, September 9, 2022 - 7:02pm
Tekla Babyak (chair)/American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies/Goethe Society of North America
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, October 3, 2022

Annual Meeting of the American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies (ASECS)

Session No. 70, Musical Responses to Goethe's Works: Texts, Contexts, Genres

Organized and chaired by Tekla Babyak (Independent Scholar, PhD, Musicology, Cornell, 2014)

Sponsored by the Goethe Society of North America

Hinduism Against Hindutva

updated: 
Friday, September 9, 2022 - 7:01pm
Mukti Lakhi Mangharam
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, November 1, 2022

 

Hinduism Against Hindutva

 

In the summer of 2021, speakers at the Dismantling Global Hindutva conference stated: "In our advocacy, we state clearly that Hindutva ideology is not the same as the Hinduism that we aspire to, but we cannot deny that proponents of Hindutva are doing so as Hindus, in the name of a monolithic Hinduism. As Shana Sippy put it, not all Hinduism is Hindutva, but Hindutva is clearly one manifestation of Hinduism.”

The Literature of Plasticity (ACLA 2023 -- March 16-19)

updated: 
Friday, September 9, 2022 - 7:01pm
American Comparative Literature Association
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, November 15, 2022

Catherine Malabou places her signature concept of “plasticity” within the material encounters between the Kantian, Hegelian, and Derridean threads of the continental philosophical tradition and emerging developments in neuroscience, epigenesis, and political organization. Her recent work has demonstrated the relevance of these encounters to fields as diverse as trauma studies, gender and queer studies, hermeneutics, anarchism, postcolonialism, artificial intelligence, evolution, anthropogenic climate change, sexuality, and affect studies, to name just a few.

ReFocus: The Films of Paul Morrissey

updated: 
Friday, September 9, 2022 - 7:00pm
John A. Riley
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 9, 2022

Paul Morrissey is a key figure of American underground filmmaking. Early in his career he joined Andy Warhol’s Factory and worked on numerous projects, notably the ambitious Chelsea Girls (1966), a 210 minute-long split-screen experiment which became an unexpected crossover hit and raised the profile of New York underground filmmaking. 

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