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The Geography of Gender: Place, Space and Contexts

updated: 
Thursday, March 31, 2022 - 8:53am
postScriptum: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Literary Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, April 15, 2022

Extended Deadline: 15 April 2022 for CFP on ‘The Geography of Gender: Place, Space and Contexts’ for July 2022 issue (Vol VII  No ii) of postScriptum: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Literary Studies (online, open access, peer-reviewed, DOAJ indexed) ISSN: 2456-7507. Detailed CFP available at https://postscriptum.co.in/cfp/.

 

The Geography of Gender: Place, Space and Contexts

 

Call for Papers (CFP)

for Volume VII Number ii (July 2022 issue)

 

Literary Monsters

updated: 
Wednesday, March 30, 2022 - 11:26am
Speculative Fiction Association
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, May 31, 2022

In today's culture, it's almost impossible to avoid "monsters."  Straight from mythology and legend, these fantastic creatures traipse across our television screens and the pages of our books.  Over centuries and across cultures, the inhuman have represented numerous cultural fears and, in more recent times, desires. They are Other. They are Us. This panel will explore monsters--whether they be mythological, extraterrestrial, or man-made--that populate fiction and film, delving into the cultural, psychological and/or theoretical implications.

 

Artificial Intelligence Applications in Literary Works and Social Media

updated: 
Tuesday, March 29, 2022 - 9:15pm
Moussa Pourya Asl, Ph.D., Universiti Sains Malaysia
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 11, 2022

Artificial Intelligence Applications in Literary Works and Social Media

Proposals Submission Deadline: May 11, 2022

Full Chapters Due: Jul 24, 2022

Publisher: IGI Global (Tier-1), 2023

Submission page: https://www.igi-global.com/publish/call-for-papers/call-details/5872

 

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CfP Victorian Contagion - Deadline Extended!

updated: 
Tuesday, March 29, 2022 - 7:02pm
Victorian Network
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, April 30, 2022

Call for papers: Victorian Contagion

Victorian Network is an open-access, MLA-indexed, peer-reviewed journal dedicated to publishing and promoting the best work across the broad field of Victorian Studies by postgraduate students and early career academics. We are delighted to announce that our fifteenth issue (2022) will be on the theme of “Victorian Contagion” and will be guest edited by Kari Nixon (Whitworth University).

The Object in/of Psychoanalysis

updated: 
Tuesday, March 29, 2022 - 2:10pm
Cornell University Psychoanalysis Reading Group Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, June 1, 2022

The Object in/of PsychoanalysisCornell University Psychoanalysis Reading Group Conference September  23-24, 2022 (in person) 
Keynote Address: Joan Copjec (Brown University)  Deadline for Paper Submissions: June 1, 2022 (300 words abstract)e-mail: conferenceparg@gmail.com 

 

Muslims in America

updated: 
Tuesday, March 29, 2022 - 2:08pm
SAMLA / South Atlantic Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, June 29, 2022

 

Muslims in America

The SAMLA 94 Change will be held at Jacksonville, FL, from November 11-13, 2022.

 

This panel intends to examine the works of Muslim American poets, novelists, playwrights, musicians, performers, filmmakers, and visual artists. We welcome submissions that examine the diverse compositions of Muslim American identities as depicted in cultural texts as they challenge and engage with the canonical codes and sociopolitical norms of national, theoretical, literary, and aesthetic spaces.

Musicalizing language: flow and voice in rap music

updated: 
Tuesday, March 29, 2022 - 2:08pm
Marion Coste, Hector Jenni and Cyril Vettorato / Paris Cité University
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, June 1, 2022

Musicalizing language: flow and voice in rap music

 

International conference, 18-19 November 2022, Paris Cité University (Grands Moulins)

 

 

Talking Heads – Academic Book Collection Call for Papers

updated: 
Tuesday, March 29, 2022 - 2:07pm
Dr David Pattie/University of Birmingham
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 16, 2022

Talking Heads have proved to be one of the most influential of any of the groups associated with the punk and new
wave scene that flourished in New York in the mid-1970s. They released a number of epoch-defining albums (Talking
Heads 77, Fear of Music, Remain in Light, Little Creatures); they spawned influential and successful offshoots- David
Byrne’s collaboration with Brian Eno on My Life in the Bush of Ghosts; Tom Tom Club (Tina Weymouth’s and Chris
Frantz’s side project); and their forays into other media (music video; the concert film Stop Making Sense; and the
feature film True Stories) were, for the most part, both critically and commercially successful. After the band’s

Forum for Contemporary Issues in Language and Literature

updated: 
Tuesday, March 29, 2022 - 2:07pm
Siedlce University (Poland), University of Balearic Islands (Spain)
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, November 1, 2022

Siedlce University of Natural Sciences and Humanities

Institute of Linguistics and Literary Studies

 

and

 

University of the Balearic Islands

Faculty of Philosophy and Art

 

 

would like to kindly invite all scholars from across the Humanities to take part in the

 

 

7th Annual Siedlce Forum for Contemporary Issues in Language and Literature

 

to be held online for the purpose of presenting unpublished research findings  

Call for Papers-Vol. 4, Issue 1

updated: 
Tuesday, March 29, 2022 - 2:07pm
International Review of Literary Studies- IRLS
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, June 1, 2022

Call for Papers-International Review of Literary Studies

Call for Papers:

Upcoming Volum 4, Issue 1 January-June 2022

International Review of Literary Studies (IRLS) is an International peer-review journal of literary studies that publishes original research articles, review papers, book reviews, and cutting-edge research informed by Literary and Cultural Theory. Acceptable themes include, but are not limited to, the following:

CFP: Unbelonging in Postcolonial Literature

updated: 
Tuesday, March 29, 2022 - 2:07pm
Karadeniz Technical University, Turkey
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, June 30, 2022

CALL FOR BOOK CHAPTERS

 Unbelonging in Postcolonial Literature

Editor: M. Zafer Ayar – Karadeniz Technical University

Submission Deadline: June 30, 2022.

Animals of a Different Color: Animals and Race in Literature and Film

updated: 
Tuesday, March 29, 2022 - 2:07pm
MMLA 2022 - Animals in Literature and Film
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, April 15, 2022

SUBMISSION DEADLINE: APRIL 15

 

Call for Papers: “Animals in Literature and Film” (Permanent Panel)

Midwest Modern Languages Association

November 17–20, 2022 in Minneapolis, MN

 

“Animals of a Different Color: Animals and Race in Literature and Film”

 

This year’s “Animals in Literature and Film” panel at the Midwest Modern Language Association’s annual meeting (November 17–20, 2022 in Minneapolis, MN) invites papers engaging the conference’s theme of “Post-Now,” specifically how works of literature or film use animals as a vehicle for engaging with, responding to, and/or implicating racial/racist discourses.

 

Borders, Boundaries and Identities

updated: 
Tuesday, March 29, 2022 - 9:33am
Intersections: A Journal of Literary and Cultural Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, April 6, 2022

The marking of borders and boundaries aims at structuring and naming spaces – both geographical and symbolic – as distinguishable entities. This naming, however, is subject to the incessant erasure and redrawing of lines of demarcation and redefining of spaces and identities, the demolition and reorganization of power structures, and the repositioning of the centre and the margins. Despite attempts at disciplining territories, spaces and identities, transgressions of boundaries and borders are inevitable. And the passages created by differing boundaries constitute the most contested fields. Nomenclature, therefore, remains a problem without a closure.

The Object in/of Psychoanalysis

updated: 
Monday, March 28, 2022 - 10:44pm
Cornell University Psychoanalysis Reading Group Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, June 1, 2022

The Object in/of PsychoanalysisCornell University Psychoanalysis Reading Group Conference September  23-24, 2022 (in person)  Keynote Address: Joan Copjec (Brown University)  Deadline for Paper Submissions: June 1, 2022 (300 words abstract)e-mail: conferenceparg@gmail.com 

 

Critical Plant Studies Book Series

updated: 
Monday, March 28, 2022 - 8:25pm
Douglas Vakoch / Critical Plant Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, December 31, 2022

Critical Plant Studies, a book series published by Lexington Books, an imprint of Rowman & Littlefield, calls us to re-examine in fundamental ways our understanding of and engagement with plants, drawing on diverse disciplinary perspectives. A sampling of topics appropriate for this series includes but is not limited to:
• Representations of plants in literature, art, film, and popular culture
• Relationships between humans and plants
• Boundaries and distinctions between plants and animals
• Plants and the environmental crisis
• Phytosemiotics and plant communication
• Plant sensation and consciousness
• Vegetal agency

Technology In The Classroom

updated: 
Monday, March 28, 2022 - 6:20pm
South Central Modern Language Association (MLA)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, April 15, 2022

The Technology In The Classroom Panel with SCMLA's 79th Annual Hybrid Conference held in Memphis, Tennessee from October 13-15, 2022 is accepting proposals/abstracts for the Fall 2022 Conference. The virtual conference offers options for both In Person and Virtual presentations.

Location: Sheraton Downtown Memphis in Memphis, Tennessee

Days: October 13-15, 2022

URL: https://www.southcentralmla.org/conference/

Contact: Professor Julie Garza-Horne, Technology In The Classroom Panel Secretary, julieanngarza@gmail.com

(Extension granted for proposals. New Deadline: April 15, 2022.)

Frontiers Journal Call for Papers

updated: 
Monday, March 28, 2022 - 6:20pm
Frontiers: A Journal of Women Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, December 31, 2022

The Editorial Collective for Frontiers is currently inviting submissions in all areas of women’s, feminist, and gender studies. In particular, we seek to publish work that contributes to scholarly conversations on:

Experimental Writing in English (1945-2000): The Anti-Canon

updated: 
Monday, March 28, 2022 - 6:20pm
Hannah Van Hove, Vrije Universiteit Brussel
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, May 2, 2022

 

 

International Conference

Experimental Writing in English (1945-2000): The Anti-Canon

15-16 September 2022 - Brussels, Belgium

 

Keynote speakers:

Anthony Reed, Associate Professor of English, Vanderbilt University

(2nd keynote speaker TBC)

 

Call for Papers

 

Call for Abstracts for Special Issue papers: 'Wombs and Tombs: Hauntings and Generational Trauma in Arab Women’s Writing'

updated: 
Monday, March 28, 2022 - 6:20pm
Roxanne Douglas (The University of Warwick) and Layla AlAmmar (Lancaster University)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, July 29, 2022

Call for Special Issue paper proposals:

Wombs and Tombs: Hauntings and Generational Trauma in Arab Women’s Writing

To be aimed at Contemporary Women’s Writing or the Journal of Literature and Trauma Studies

 

Activist Archivists and Archival Activisms

updated: 
Monday, March 28, 2022 - 6:20pm
FACET Publishing
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, March 27, 2022

Call for Papers

 

New Volume: Activist Archivists and Archival Activisms: Documenting 21st Century Social Justice

Publisher: FACET

Confirmed Contributors:

Panel "The Child in Utopia" for the Society for Utopian Studies, November 9-13, 2022

updated: 
Monday, March 28, 2022 - 6:19pm
Elaine Ostry
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, May 13, 2022

Seeking paper proposals for a panel on The Child in Utopia for the Society for Utopian Studies, November 9-13, 2022, in Charleston, SC.
If how a society is judged by how it treats its children, what can we make of the representation of children in utopias and dystopias? How are our cultural perspectives of childhood influenced by utopian or dystopian notions? Are utopias themselves childlike? How are childhood and utopia linked? Are these static or dynamic? These and many other questions can be explored in this panel. The conference’s theme is “make, unmake, remake”—which echoes the path of maturation. Papers dealing with any aspect of child culture, stemming from any academic or creative discipline, are welcome.

MMLA (2022): Comparative Literature Permanent Session CFP

updated: 
Monday, March 28, 2022 - 6:19pm
Midwest Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, April 15, 2022

The Comparative Literature section of the MMLA invites proposals for papers that engage with any aspect of this year's conference theme, "Post-Now." Building on the conference CFP's proposal to discuss the role of humanities in imagining a different future, this section asks these corollary questions: What is the role of comparative literature in these changing times? How can comparative perspectives and critical theory confront the most critical challenges in the 21st century? How should we imagine our roles as teachers and scholars of comparative literature when national and ethical boundaries are being deconstructed and reconstructed?

NEW BOOK SERIES: Routledge Studies in Edward Albee and American Theatre

updated: 
Monday, March 28, 2022 - 6:19pm
Michael Y. Bennett, Series Editor, University of Wisconsin-Whitewater
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, March 31, 2025

The Routledge Studies in Edward Albee and American Theatre book series aims to examine mid-to-late 20th Century American theatre; its most influential and important playwright, Edward Albee; and his contemporaries. This series is equally dedicated to both dramatic literature and theatrical performance, thinking about the American theatre in its totality. This series wants to examine the milieu of American theatre during the course of Albee’s six-decade-long career. Additionally, Edward Albee was a great champion of supporting other playwrights; therefore, in keeping with the mission of the Edward Albee Society, this series is especially interested in books about playwrights that were influenced by Albee.

PAMLA 2022 -- Critical Theory Panel

updated: 
Monday, March 28, 2022 - 6:19pm
Pacific Ancient Modern Languages Association
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, May 15, 2022

Submission period for the PAMLA 2022 Conference is now open. Please consider submitting a proposal to the Critical Theory panel. The description of the panel is included below. Here is the link to submit a paper: https://pamla.ballastacademic.com/Home/S/18551

 

Comics and Graphic Narratives Panel, PAMLA 2022 at UCLA

updated: 
Monday, March 28, 2022 - 6:18pm
Pacific Ancient Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, May 15, 2022

PAMLA's Comics and Graphic Narratives panel seeks papers dealing with comics and other graphic narratives for it's annual in-person conference, which will convene at University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) between Friday, November 11 and Sunday, November 13, 2022. 

All papers dealing with comics and graphic narratives will be considered. Papers utilizing media specific analysis, and papers with a strong connection to this year's theme ("Geographies of the Fantastic and Quotidian") are highly encouraged. A visual component to the paper/presentation is also encouraged.

Shaping the Self: The Construction of Identity in Nineteenth-Century Fiction

updated: 
Monday, March 28, 2022 - 6:18pm
The University of Edinburgh
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, April 20, 2022

‘An obsession with individual identity pervaded Western world thinking in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Many people were worried they might lose themselves in the frightening darkness lying just beyond the earthbound. [...] The literature of the time reflects this fascination with the shaky foundations on which rested these authors’ desires for certainty in an unpredictable world.’

Judy Cornes, Madness and the Loss of Identity in Nineteenth Century Fiction

 

Current Directions in Victorian Studies: work-in-progress seminars

updated: 
Monday, March 28, 2022 - 6:18pm
Midwest Victorian Studies Association
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, April 4, 2022

MIDWEST VICTORIAN STUDIES ASSOCIATION

Call for Work-in-Progress | Conference dates: May 6-8, 2022

 

CURRENT DIRECTIONS IN VICTORIAN STUDIES

IN-PERSON and VIRTUAL Work-in-Progress Seminars

 

dissertation research prize: British Victorian Studies (limited to US/Canadian students)

updated: 
Monday, March 28, 2022 - 6:18pm
Midwest Victorian Studies Association
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, May 1, 2022

Midwest Victorian Studies Association

Walter L. Arnstein Prize for Dissertation Research in Victorian Studies

2022 Call for Applications

 

The MVSA annual Walter L. Arnstein Prize awards $1500 for dissertation research in British Victorian Studies undertaken by a student currently enrolled in a doctoral program in a U.S. or Canadian university. Proposals may be submitted in literature, history, art history, or musicology, but should have a significant interdisciplinary component that will render them of interest to scholars studying Victorian Britain across a range of disciplines.

Applicants for 2022 should submit: 

The Second International Conference On Future Contexts: Interdisciplinary perspectives In Literature, Language and Translation Saturday-Sunday 15-16, October 2022

updated: 
Monday, March 28, 2022 - 6:18pm
Badr University in Cairo
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, June 30, 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.

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