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Call for Proposals: The Cultural Inbetween: Exploring Distinctions Between Popular, High, and Low Culture

updated: 
Thursday, April 27, 2023 - 4:14am
Scaffold: Scaffold: Journal for the Institute of Comparative Studies in Literature, Arts and Culture
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, May 29, 2023

Scaffold 2023 Call-For-Papers

 

Scaffold is a new open access, peer reviewed graduate journal for the Institute for Comparative Studies in Literature, Arts, and Culture at Carleton University. As part of our inaugural issue, we are accepting submissions for essays and exhibition reviews from graduate students across disciplinary boundaries in connection with ICSLAC’s 2023 Graduate Conference theme: 

The Cultural Inbetween: Exploring Distinctions Between

Popular, High, and Low Culture

 

Deadline Extended: MUSLIM WOMEN’S POPULAR FICTION INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE – 5-9 SEPTEMBER 2023

updated: 
Thursday, April 27, 2023 - 4:09am
University of Birmingham (UK)
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, April 30, 2023

Muslim Women’s Popular Fiction AHRC Research Network International Conference

Birmingham, UK, 5-9 September 2023

Free to attend for all speakers and attendees.

Keynote speakers

Professor Claire Chambers

Dr Rehana Ahmed

In the twenty-first century, readers, publishers, and booksellers have noted a surge in popularity of genre works written by Muslim women, particularly in the Anglosphere. From the detective novels of Ausma Zehanat Khan to G. Willow Wilson’s fantasy fiction, Ayisha Malik’s romantic fiction to graphic novels by Marjane Satrapi – Muslim women authors are embracing popular fiction forms and genres.

The Work of Literature: Literary Studies in the Classroom

updated: 
Thursday, April 27, 2023 - 4:09am
Special Issue of Journal of Language, Literature and Culture
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, May 25, 2023

 

Arguably, literary scholars have always used the classroom as a living laboratory of ideas, but what exactly are the main questions that frame teaching and learning of literature, at this present time? What is the relationship between research and classroom teaching, in literary studies at this moment? 

2023 Dress and Body Association Conference, 4-5 Nov (Abstracts due: July 1)

updated: 
Thursday, April 27, 2023 - 4:09am
Dress and Body Association
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, July 1, 2023

2023 Dress and Body Association Conference 

CALL FOR PAPERS

The Dress and Body Association invites submissions for the organization’s fourth annual conference, which will be held on November 4-5, 2023. Consistent with our long-term goals for inclusivity and sustainability, all activities will be 100% online, including keynote speaker(s), research presentations, and opportunities for virtual networking.

Visit the DBA website—www.dress-body-association.org—to learn more about this organization and consider becoming a member.

Climate Change: Implications for Dress and the Body

EXTENSION: CFP: Children's/Young Adult Culture at SWPACA Summer Salon Virtual Conference

updated: 
Thursday, April 27, 2023 - 4:08am
Southwest Popular/American Culture Association
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, April 22, 2023

DEADLINE EXTENDED!

Call for Papers

Children’s/Young Adult Culture

Southwest Popular / American Culture Association (SWPACA)

SWPACA Summer Salon

 

June 8 & 9, 2023

Virtual Conference

southwestpca.org/conference/

 

Submissions open on March 18, 2023

Proposal submission deadline: EXTENDED to April 22, 2023

 

Mechademia/JAMS Symposium at Anime Expo

updated: 
Thursday, April 27, 2023 - 4:07am
Journal of Anime and Manga Studies, Anime Expo, Mechademia
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, May 1, 2023

Want to present your scholarly work at Anime Expo? Mechademia and the Journal of Anime and Manga Studies (JAMS), working in collaboration with Anime Expo, are excited to announce the Mechademia/JAMS AX Symposium, July 1-4, 2023 at the Los Angeles Convention Center.  This symposium presents an incredible opportunity to connect fans directly to scholars researching and writing about the medium we all love. While the Mechademia/JAMS Symposium welcomes all papers taking a scholarly perspective on anime, manga, cosplay, and their fandoms, we specifically welcome papers around the theme of isekai.

A Cross-Cultural Mediterranean: The 2023 Studia Mediterranea Conference

updated: 
Thursday, April 27, 2023 - 4:06am
Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Split, Croatia
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, July 1, 2023

We are pleased to announce the A Cross-Cultural Mediterranean: The 2023 Studia Mediterranea Conference, to be held in-person on September 15-16, 2023, at the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Split, Croatia. This interdisciplinary is held by the Studia Mediterranea Centre, along with support from the Centre for Cross-Cultural and Korean Studies. The conference aims to explore the cultural, historical, and artistic connections and exchanges across the Mediterranean region and their connection with the world beyond.

UCLA European Languages and Transcultural Studies 3rd Annual Graduate Student Conference: Speculative Futurities, Past and Present

updated: 
Thursday, April 27, 2023 - 4:06am
UCLA Department of European Languages and Transcultural Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, May 15, 2023

UCLA European Languages and Transcultural Studies
3rd Annual Graduate Student Conference

Speculative Futurities, Past and Present

November 13-14, 2023

 

The graduate students of the Department of European Languages and Transcultural Studies at the University of California, Los Angeles are inviting submissions to the third annual ELTS Graduate Student Conference. Our keynote speakers will be Prof. Lydie Moudileno (University of Southern California) and Prof. David Bates (University of California, Berkeley).

 

PAMLA 2023-CFP-Italian Cinema

updated: 
Thursday, April 27, 2023 - 4:06am
PAMLA
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, May 31, 2023

Consider submitting an abstract to the permanent Italian Cinema session for PAMLA 2023.  Please upload your file (300 words max) directly to the Session CFP linked below. 

CFP Deadline: May 31st, 2023

Session CFP: https://pamla.ballastacademic.com/Home/S/18828

Decision Date: June 11th, 2023

Conference Dates: Oct. 26-29, 2023

Location: The Hilton Portland Downtown Hotel

This panel invites papers focusing on various aspects of Italian film history and contemporary film culture. 

Réalités alternatives contemporaines (WIF roundtable) - PAMLA 2023

updated: 
Thursday, April 27, 2023 - 4:06am
PACIFIC ANCIENT AND MODERN LANGUAGE ASSOCIATION
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, May 31, 2023

Dans cette session de Women in French (WIF), nous invitons des interventions explorant des productions du 21ème siècle par des femmes (romans, films, poésie, bande dessinée) qui prennent le biais d’une autre réalité pour réfléchir sur notre contemporanéité. Fables, contes, récits de science-fiction ou de fantasy sont souvent les reflets de nos désirs et de nos peurs en matière de régime politique, abus des corps et de la technologie, relations entre les humains et les animaux et la planète. La session se veut à la fois formelle et informelle, ancrée dans la recherche des participant.e.s et l’interaction entre les expériences plutôt qu’une présentation formelle.

Disability Studies

updated: 
Thursday, April 27, 2023 - 4:06am
PAMLA/ Pacific Ancient and Modern Languages Association
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, June 1, 2023

Disability Studies is a vibrant field of interdisciplinary academic inquiry that examines the ways disability has been constructed in society, culture, and history. This session invites papers focused on texts from a wide variety of genres, media, cultures, and historical periods whose analyses are informed by disability theory and/or experiences of disability. Papers may address physical and/or mental disabilities, as well as issues surrounding pain, illness, and invisible disabilities.

Deadline Extended: The American South in Ten Recipes

updated: 
Wednesday, April 26, 2023 - 12:26pm
Christopher L. Ballengee
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, June 1, 2023

Deadline Extended: June 1, 2021

 

Call for Chapters for Edited Volume:  The American South in Ten Recipes 

Edited by Christopher L. Ballengee

IX Edition: 1 - 24 September Desire

updated: 
Tuesday, April 25, 2023 - 12:27pm
Ischia and Naples International Festival of Philosophy
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, May 1, 2023

IX Edition: 1 - 24 September

Desire. 

 

The InSophia Cultural Association, the non-profit creator of the

festival, in collaboration with the Municipality of Ischia, the CRF

- International Center for Philosophical Research, the University

of Toronto (Visual Studies, Mississauga campus) and with the

Liceo “A. Canova” in Treviso, with the patronage of the

Campania Region, the FISP (International Federation of

Philosophical Societies), of the XXV World Congress of

Philosophy Rome 2024, of the “G. Sadoul Circle,” of the Italian

Institute for Philosophical Studies, of the Department of

Humanities of the University of Palermo, of the SFI (Italian

Deadline Extended Midwest MLA Conference: Spanish I: Peninsular Literature Before 1700

updated: 
Saturday, April 22, 2023 - 3:24pm
John Giblin
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, May 15, 2023

The Spanish I (Peninsular Literature before 1700) permanent section of the Midwest Modern Language Association seeks proposals for the upcoming MMLA conference in Cincinnati (November 2-5, 2023). Though proposals on any topic related to Medieval and Early Modern Spanish Literature are welcome, we also seek proposals that specifically engage with the MMLA conference theme of “Going Public: What the MMLA Owes Democracy.” Please submit a 250-word abstract and a brief bio (or brief CV) to John Giblin at jgiblin@ksu.edu by May 15th, 2023. Papers may be in Spanish or English. 

[last day] Volume 1, Issue 2 - Crossings: Swarthmore Undergraduate Feminist Research Journal

updated: 
Saturday, April 22, 2023 - 10:06am
Crossings: Swarthmore Undergraduate Feminist Research Journal
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, April 22, 2023

Crossings is an open-access, peer reviewed publication that is inspired by M. Jacqui Alexander’s Pedagogies of Crossings, which takes as its basis the concept of the Middle Passage, the Crossing, to understand Black transnational feminism’s erosion of boundaries—disciplinary conventions, respectability politics, national borders, and bodies that are gendered, sexualized, and racialized, among others kinds of categories—in relation to empire and postmodernity. 

Care, hope, resilience: critical emojis in the age of permacrisis

updated: 
Friday, April 21, 2023 - 12:07am
Vilnius University (Lithuania) and York University (UK)
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, June 1, 2023

Care, hope, resilience: critical emojis in the age of permacrisis 

What is the connection between the current state of permanent crisis, now expressed in its own brand-new word,*  and the proliferation of critical buzzwords in contemporary culture? Care, hope, resilience: ubiquitous in social commentary from academic research to popular journalism and social media, these terms behave more like emojis than elements of systematic thought.  Are they useful short cuts to a comprehension of shifting social imaginaries in the age of permacrisis?  Or a dangerous limitation of the mental energies we need to think our way to a more positive of future?  

 

Borders, Boundaries, Lines of Control: Literature across Disciplines in Contemporary Times

updated: 
Wednesday, April 19, 2023 - 10:59am
MELOW: The Society for the Study of the Multi-Ethnic Literatures of the World
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, May 1, 2023

CALL FOR PAPERS

23rd MELOW INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE

To be held in Chandigarh on

6-8 October 2023

Borders, Boundaries, Lines of Control: Literature across Disciplines in Contemporary Times

 

Sons & Daughters of Narnia: Tracing CS Lewis's Literary Influence into the 21st Century

updated: 
Wednesday, April 19, 2023 - 5:51am
Ulster University
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, September 4, 2023

                                                                     

This will be the 2nd Annual CS Lewis Symposium at Ulster University 

To be held: 13-14, November 2023 

Location: Ulster University, Coleraine, Northern Ireland (United Kingdom)

*Please Note: this will be an in-person event; at present, we cannot accommodate virtual/remote participation.

Keynote: to be delivered by Dr Malcolm Guite (Cambridge University) and Professor Jerry Root (Wheaton College)

120th Annual PAMLA Conference (2023): Portland, OR - Special Session CFP

updated: 
Tuesday, April 18, 2023 - 4:20pm
Craig Svonkin, Metropolitan State University of Denver
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, May 15, 2022

The 120th Annual PAMLA Conference

The PAMLA 2023 Conference will be held at the Hilton Portland Downtown in Portland, Oregon between October 26-29, 2023,

The 2023 PAMLA Conference is being held entirely in-person. We won’t be having any virtual or hybrid sessions or papers.

PAMLA, founded as the Philological Association of the Pacific Coast in 1899, and the western affiliate of the Modern Language Association, is dedicated to the advancement and diffusion of knowledge of ancient and modern languages, literatures, and cultures.

Mind The Gap LGBTQIA+ Conference 2023: Disrupting Divisions (29 and 30 July 2023)

updated: 
Tuesday, April 18, 2023 - 11:17am
Mind the Gap Conference 2023
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, April 30, 2023

Mind the Gap 2023 is a free hybrid conference held on Saturday the 29th and Sunday the 30th of July 2023 at King’s College London. With this interdisciplinary conference we want to provide a space to enable the building of bridges between what is written in theory and what is experienced in practice. 

Last year we addressed and explored the gaps between academic research and everyday LGBTQIA+ realities, by combining academic presentations with community speakers. This year we’re going one step further, by thinking about what it means to cross these gaps, and bring seemingly-separate dichotomies together.

Original Cast Recordings: art, artefact and analysis

updated: 
Tuesday, April 18, 2023 - 10:50am
AHRC Research Network (University of Portsmouth/National Science and Media Museum, UK)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, April 21, 2023

ORIGINAL CAST RECORDINGS: ART, ARTEFACT AND ANALYSIS


 

An international, interdisciplinary, virtual conference organised by the
AHRC-funded ‘Original Cast Recordings: Musical Theatre and/as Sonic Heritage’ Network

 

Tuesday 5th - Wednesday 6th September 2023

Online platform to be announced

 

Keynote speaker: Professor Laurence Maslon (Tisch, New York University)
Author of Broadway to Main Street: How Showtunes Enchanted America (Oxford University Press)

 

DEADLINE EXTENDED Esotericism, Occultism, and Magic online at SWPACA conference June 8-9, 2023

updated: 
Monday, April 17, 2023 - 6:49pm
Southwest Popular/American Culture Association
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, April 22, 2023

DEADLINE EXTENDED!

Call for Papers

ESOTERICISM, OCCULTISM, AND MAGIC

Southwest Popular / American Culture Association (SWPACA)

 SWPACA Summer Salon  

June 8 & 9, 2023

Virtual Conference

http://www.southwestpca.org

Submissions open on March 18, 2023

Proposal submission deadline: EXTENDED to April 22, 2023

THE UNEXPECTED|UCL English Graduate Conference 2023 EXTENDED DEADLINE

updated: 
Monday, April 17, 2023 - 4:45am
University College London (UCL) English Department
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, May 5, 2023

EXTENDED DEADLINE

The UCL English Graduate Conference will take place in person at UCL on Tuesday, June 6, 2023. This year’s conference theme is ‘The Unexpected’. Abstracts of 250 words should be e-mailed to theunexpected.conference@gmail.com by May 5, 2023, along with a short biography.

“There is a future which is predictable, programmed, scheduled, foreseeable. But there is a future...which refers to someone whose arrival is totally unexpected. For me, that is the real future.That which is totally unpredictable.”

–Derrida in Derrida (2002)

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