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50th Louisville Conference on Literature and Culture

updated: 
Thursday, August 18, 2022 - 2:43pm
Louisville Conference on Literature and Culture
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, September 12, 2022

50th Annual Louisville Conference on Literature and Culture

 

February 20-21 (Virtual) – 23-25 2023

 

Featuring Keynotes by Stephanie Burt, Jennifer Egan, Merve Emre, & Fernando Operé

 

Societies in Residence at the LCLC include E. E. Cummings Society, International Lawrence Durrell Society, T. S. Eliot Society, Iris Murdoch Society, Charles Olson Society, International Harold Pinter Society & International Virginia Woolf Society

 

Romancing the Gothic Online Talk Series

updated: 
Thursday, August 18, 2022 - 2:04pm
Romancing the Gothic
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, October 31, 2022

Romancing the Gothic offers free classes every week. The programme is online, open to all, and pays an honorarium to all our speakers. Talks are delivered twice (usually at 10am and 7pm British time those these times can change depending upon the time zone of the speaker) to include people from different time zones and recorded (with permission) to be placed on our YouTube channel. The talks (with Q and A session) should last between 1 and 1.5 hours.

Previous classes have gained hundreds (and some even thousands) of views and been used at universities around the world to supplement couses. Our classes are accessed by people from all over the world and are designed to make education accessible to all.

 

The Routledge Handbook of Trans Literature

updated: 
Thursday, August 18, 2022 - 1:50pm
Routledge Literature Handbooks
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, September 1, 2022

Chapter proposals are invited for The Routledge Handbook of Trans Literature (hereafter simply The Handbook), to be published within the series Routledge Literature Handbooks in 2023. Interested authors should submit a 300-word abstract, a 200-word biography, and a sample of a previously published chapter or article to the Dropbox folder at https://bit.ly/Routledge_Handbook_of_Trans_Literature no later than September 1, 2022.

Water Justice and Urban Climate Resilience (NeMLA 2023)

updated: 
Thursday, August 18, 2022 - 1:48pm
Davy Knittle, Princeton University
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 30, 2022

This NeMLA 2023 session will explore literary critical and environmental humanities methods for rethinking water justice and urban climate adaptation. We are interested in formal and informal relationships to water justice; representations of riverine and coastal cities; and readings of texts that help us consider governmental, private, and community-based strategies of water management. Topics might include representations of drought, flooding, toxicity and cleanup, water access, and water infrastructures.

Decoloniality, Gender, Equity & Diversity - International Conference

updated: 
Thursday, August 18, 2022 - 12:59pm
Coventry University / University of Johannesburg / Leverhulme Trust
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, August 21, 2022

3 – 4 November 2022

Venue: UJ Auckland Park, Kingsway Campus and Virtually

Coventry University in collaboration with the University of Johannesburg’s (UJ) Department of Sociology calls for researchers, postgraduate students, Post-Doctoral Fellows, and specialists in the fields of Decoloniality, Gender, Equity and Diversity to submit papers for a 1.5- day international conference. The conference will take place in-person (at UJ) and virtually and will be funded by the Leverhulme Trust.

Revue L'Afrique (s) en Mouvement

updated: 
Thursday, August 18, 2022 - 12:58pm
Richard Ajah/University of Uyo, Nigeria
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, October 30, 2022

Re-Africanizing Local Culture: Language and Identity Politics in African Literature

 Call for Papers

Draft Proposal by Dr. Najib Mokhtari, UIR-Center for Global Studies

Co-edited with Dr. Richard Oko Ajah, University of Uyo, Nigeria

 

 

New Routledge Companion to Global Women's Writing

updated: 
Thursday, August 18, 2022 - 12:55pm
Ina Seethaler / Coastal Carolina University
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, October 15, 2022

We invite abstracts for chapters of previously unpublished and original work to be included in the new Routledge Companion to Global Women’s Writing, which is under contract to be published in July 2024 as part of the Routledge Literature Companions series.

The Many Fortunes of the Courtier: The Resilience of Castiglione’s Cortegiano

updated: 
Thursday, August 18, 2022 - 12:55pm
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 30, 2022

CALL FOR PAPERS – DEADLINE SEPTEMBER 30th, 2022

54th Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA) Annual Convention

at the Niagara Falls Convention Center, Niagara Falls, New York

Special Discussion Panel:

 

The Many Fortunes of the Courtier:

The Resilience of Castiglione’s Cortegiano

March 23-26, 2023

 

Call for Special-Issue Proposale

updated: 
Thursday, August 18, 2022 - 12:54pm
PLL: Papers on Language and Literature
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, December 31, 2022

Papers on Language and Literature is seeking proposals for special issues on subjects including but not limited to

Digital Humanities

Film

Literary Translation

Print Culture

PLL is a generalist publication that is committed to publishing work on a variety of literatures, languages, and chronological periods. We accept proposals year-round. We are a quarterly and expect to publish a special issue once a year, every year. The specific volume and issue will be determined later, depending on the editors’ schedule.

Fantasy Goes to Hell: Depictions of Hell in Modern Fantasy Texts

updated: 
Thursday, August 18, 2022 - 12:53pm
The Mythopoeic Society
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, November 15, 2022

 

Call for Papers

Fantasy Goes to Hell: Depictions of Hell in

Modern Fantasy Texts

 

A Mythcon Online Winter Seminar (28 January 2023)

and Special Issue of Mythlore (Fall/Winter 2023)

Chairs/Editors: Janet Brennan Croft and Erin Giannini

 

Deadlines:

Proposals for the seminar: November 15, 2022

Submissions for the special issue: May 15, 2023

 

CFP: Rhetoric, Composition and Popular Culture Area of the PCA/ACA

updated: 
Thursday, August 18, 2022 - 12:53pm
Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, November 30, 2022

POPULAR CULTURE ASSOCIATION/AMERICAN CULTURE ASSOCIATION
2023 NATIONAL CONFERENCE

RHETORIC, COMPOSITION AND POPULAR CULTURE AREA
CALL FOR PROPOSALS: PAPERS OR PANELS

For information on the Popular Culture Association as well as complete and current conference details, see https://pcaaca.org/conference/2023

Resisting Extinction in Contemporary Italian Literature, Cinema & Media Studies

updated: 
Thursday, August 18, 2022 - 12:51pm
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 30, 2022

The environment is still being shaped by anthropocentric acts, facing continuous destruction, and reverberating catastrophic effects on numerous species, including humans both as individuals and as communities. This panel wants to contribute to the ongoing debate about the necessity to improve the human relationship with the environment, with nature, and the need for a significant, long overdue change of the current course of action. The ongoing unscrupulous devastation can lead to extreme outcomes such as extinction, announcing the termination of numerous representations of life in various forms. Yet, a strong resistance to this threat can be encountered in various contexts and is defined in disparate ways through diversified means of communication.

"Dealing with the Devil: The Faust Motif"

updated: 
Thursday, August 18, 2022 - 12:51pm
Northeast Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 30, 2022

Papers for this 2023 NEMLA Conference roundtable need not involve actual deals with the devil, though such papers are welcome. The session will explore works in which a character or multiple characters engage in an activity or agreement that puts them at risk or compromises them without their anticipating or possibly understanding the full consequences or their lack of control over them. There might be a paper on Marlowe’s version of the Faust tale; there might also be a paper on Breaking Bad. There might be papers on film noir and/or the novels that inspired the films, or The Godfather.  What drives characters to make such choices?   Is it for wealth or power or something more noble or desperate?

NeMLA 2023: Beyond Apocalypse: Rethinking Genres of Climate Change

updated: 
Thursday, August 18, 2022 - 9:52am
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.

17th International Connotations Symposium: “And this gives life to thee” - Textual Reasons for Canonicity

updated: 
Thursday, August 18, 2022 - 7:54am
Connotations: Society for Critical Debate
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, November 30, 2022

Recent debates on canonicity have focused on how canons are a product of social and historical conditions as well as of reception. Texts become canonical when they are felt to embody the spirit of an age or to voice concerns considered universal at a particular moment. But what about the texts themselves? Can any text become canonical in any way? Or are there any specific textual reasons for such an elevated status? This latter question is what our symposium wishes to address.

Symbolic Symposium Lecture Series

updated: 
Wednesday, August 17, 2022 - 7:01pm
Clockworks Academy
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 9, 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.

2023 GCWG

updated: 
Wednesday, August 17, 2022 - 12:32pm
Global Conference on Women and Gender
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, October 1, 2022

Global Conference on Women and Gender

To be held in person March 16-18, 2023

This interdisciplinary conference on Women and Gender brings together participants from all academic fields to engage in wide-ranging conversations about education as a catalyst for freedom and transformation. Contributors are encouraged to consider education in the diversity of its forms, and how “traditional” and/or “alternative” models, both inside and outside of the classroom, intersect with the politics of gender. What are the social, economic, and intellectual consequences of denying women and marginalized communities access to education? Alternatively, how may education serve as an act of resistance to systems of oppression throughout the world?

Emily Dickinson

updated: 
Wednesday, August 17, 2022 - 12:01pm
South Atlantic Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, September 5, 2022

The Emily Dickinson International Society panel at the South Atlantic Modern Language Association convention (in Jacksonville, Florida, November 11 to 13) invites submissions on any aspect of Dickinson's writing. Abstracts addressing the conference theme ("Change") are especially welcome. By September 5, please submit an abstract, a brief bio or CV, and any A/V requests to Dr. Trisha Kannan at trisha@concisionmatters.com.

Call for Contributions to Notes from the Field (TPS Collective): Fall 2022

updated: 
Wednesday, August 17, 2022 - 9:35am
Notes from the Field (TPS Collective)
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, October 1, 2022

Notes from the Field, a publication of the TPS Collective, is now accepting submissions about teaching with primary sources for three series of peer-reviewed blog posts: “Public-Facing Scholarship and Outreach,” “Internships and Long-Term Student Project Management,” and “Accessibility and Access in the Primary Source Classroom.”  These series are intended to highlight a broad range of voices from all sectors of the TPS community.

Series One: Public-Facing Scholarship and Outreach

South Asian Studies (for the guaranteed South Asian Literary Association session) at CEA 2023

updated: 
Wednesday, August 17, 2022 - 9:31am
Moumin Quazi / College English Association
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, November 1, 2022

CFP, South Asian Studies (for the guaranteed South Asian Literary Association session) at CEA 2023

March 30-April 1, 2023 | San Antonio, Texas

Sheraton Gunter Hotel, San Antonio | 205 East Houston Street, San Antonio, TX 78205

(210) 227-3241, https://www.marriott.com/en-us/hotels/satgs-sheraton-gunter-hotel-san-an...

 

Liquid Blackness CFP - "Informalisms"

updated: 
Wednesday, August 17, 2022 - 9:30am
Corey Couch / liquid blackness
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 15, 2023

CFP—“Informalisms

liquid blackness: journal of aesthetics and black studies issue 8.1, Spring 2024

ACLA 2023 Seminar: "Symbolic Animals: On Representation"

updated: 
Wednesday, August 17, 2022 - 9:30am
Alya Ansari, Liam Kruger
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, October 31, 2022

In a germinal essay of literary study, W.J.T. Mitchell observes that the human, “for many philosophers both ancient and modern, is the “representational animal,” homo symbolicum, the creature whose distinctive character is the creation and manipulation of signs—things that “stand for” or “take the place of” something else.” And in the twenty-first century, representation—in its aesthetic, cultural, semiotic, political, and myriad other contemporary dimensions—is strategically deployed for its presumptive ability to carry the burden of material disparities produced along intersecting lines of difference.

The 16th International IDEA Conference: Studies in English

updated: 
Wednesday, August 17, 2022 - 9:24am
Sinan Akilli / Cappadocia University
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, November 30, 2022

16th International IDEA Conference: Studies in English

26-28 April 2023

 

Cappadocia University

(Mustafapaşa Campus, 50420 Ürgüp/Nevşehir, Turkey)

 

CALL FOR PAPERS

 

CFP: Leeds International Medieval Congress, 3 – 6 July, 2023, "Outlaw Networks"

updated: 
Wednesday, August 17, 2022 - 9:23am
International Association for Robin Hood Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 23, 2022

CFP: Leeds International Medieval Congress, 3 – 6 July, 2023, “Networks and Entanglements”  

 

International Association for Robin Hood Studies Sponsored Session(s): “Outlaw Networks” 

 

Although they sometimes work alone, outlaws in history and literature always belong to a series of networks. They exist alongside, within or outside communities, and have groups of supporters, opponents and comrades.  Outlaw stories depend for their dissemination on networks and groups, and the stories themselves exist within groups of related narratives.  This session examines some of these networks, and the individuals and groups who inhabit them. Possible topics for this session may include the following: 

Crises and Turns: Continuities and Discontinuities in American Culture

updated: 
Wednesday, August 17, 2022 - 9:22am
Nordic Association for American Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, September 1, 2022

While it appears to be perennially tempting to see one’s own time as exceptional and unprecedented, it is nevertheless safe to say that our present time is perceived by many as characterized by crises of different kinds (democratic, humanitarian, environmental) to an unusually high degree. As a result, the stakes are high when it comes to identifying causes and cures and the political, media and academic communities are all concerned in their different ways with constructing narratives that make sense of what is happening: Backlash, renewal, apocalypse?

Rejoinder Call For Submissions -- Textual-Sexual-Spiritual: Artistic Practice and Other Rituals as Queer Becoming and Beyond

updated: 
Wednesday, August 17, 2022 - 9:21am
Rejoinder/Institute for Research on Women, Rutgers University
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, December 15, 2022

Textual-Sexual-Spiritual:Artistic Practice and Other Rituals as Queer Becoming and Beyond

Guest Editor: Dr. Jocelyn E. Marshall (Emerson College)

This issue of Rejoinder addresses the relationships between text/artwork, sexuality, and spirituality to navigate tensions of being and becoming. As E. L. McCallum and Mikko Tuhkanen have argued, the idea of ‘‘queer becoming” involves not only never “straightening up” and “flying right,” but also the possibility of “one’s becoming something other than queer” (2011, 10-11). How do our approaches to “becoming” allow us to cultivate community, extend work, shape praxis, guide pedagogy, and beyond?

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