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MLA 2025: Geographies of the Precarious In-Between: Navigating Spaces of Young Adulthood and the Gothic

updated: 
Wednesday, March 6, 2024 - 2:05pm
Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 15, 2024

Giselle Anatol, in her articulation of the postcolonial Gothic in young people’s fiction, considers the ways in which familiar living spaces become unfamiliar, and how this “represents both the epitome and the deformation—a haunting, in essence—oftraditional notions of home, a place that is supposed to provide safety, security, contentment, and happiness ("Brown Girl Dreaming: A Ghost Story in the Postcolonial Gothic Tradition"411).

Science Fiction of the 1870s

updated: 
Wednesday, March 6, 2024 - 2:05pm
Foundation: The International Review of Science Fiction
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, October 7, 2024

To mark the 150th issue of Foundation in spring 2025, we would like to include contributions on the topic of sf from 150 years ago, published during the 1870s. Darko Suvin once proposed 1 May 1871 as the starting-point for sf – the day that Edward Bulwer-Lytton’s The Coming Race was published, George Chesney’s The Battle of Dorking began serialisation, and Samuel Butler submitted Erewhon to his publisher. Jules Verne, however, was already in full swing and he would soon be joined by such contemporaries as Camille Flammarion. Where else can we trace the roots of science fiction in the 1870s? How can we reassess the writers we know and who are the writers we need to rediscover?

Peter Nicholls Essay Prize 2025

updated: 
Wednesday, March 6, 2024 - 2:05pm
Foundation: The International Review of Science Fiction
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 6, 2025

We are pleased to announce our next essay-writing competition. The award is open to all post-graduate research students and to all early career researchers (up to five years after the completion of your PhD) who have yet to find a full-time or tenured position. The prize is guaranteed publication in Foundation in 2025.

CFP for Angelaki: Ontological-Existential Exhaustion: Being-Tired, and Tired-of-Being: a philosophy of fatigue and exhaustion

updated: 
Wednesday, March 6, 2024 - 2:05pm
Marina Christodoulou
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, March 25, 2024

Call for papers for a Special Issue of Angelaki: Journal of the Theoretical Humanities

EXTENDED DEADLINE

 

Ontological-Existential Exhaustion:

Being-Tired, and Tired-of-Being: a philosophy of fatigue and exhaustion

(preliminary title)

 

Editor: Marina Christodoulou

https://edinburgh.academia.edu/MChristodoulou

Rhetoric in the Digital Town Squares

updated: 
Wednesday, March 6, 2024 - 12:02pm
Special Session for 2025 MLA Convention in New Orleans (Jan. 9-12)
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, March 25, 2024

This panel discusses rhetorical strategies the new/social media users employ to voice for justice, push propaganda, and create or remix content to amplify visibility in attention economy. Please submit ~250-word abstract and a brief bio.

Call for Papers: Rhetoric in the Digital Town Squares (2025 MLA Annual Convention) (confex.com)

Call for Papers - Explorations E-Journal's Issue 6: In the Grip of Western Rationality

updated: 
Wednesday, March 6, 2024 - 12:02pm
Climate Psychology Alliance
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, May 31, 2024

Modern (Western) civilization has always assumed that there are no problems for which solutions cannot be found. Today there is no shortage of technical solutions on offer for the climate crisis, from carbon capture and storage under the North Sea through to giant high altitude aerosols which deflect the sun’s rays back into outer space. These kind of solutions require what Iain McGilchrist terms a left hemisphere worldview. 
 

Literature and Identities in Portuguese

updated: 
Wednesday, March 6, 2024 - 12:01pm
XII Montevideana Conference: Literature and Identities in Portuguese
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, April 30, 2024

XII Montevideana Conference: Literature and Identities in Portuguese

Montevideo, Uruguay, June 26-28, 2024

The Dpt. of Modern Literatures of the Universidad de la República announces its 12th international conference on literary and cultural relations across languages and hemispheres. 

ENSEIGNER LA LANGUE À TRAVERS LA TRADUCTION Perspectives franco-italiennes comparées entre Renaissance et Ère numérique

updated: 
Wednesday, March 6, 2024 - 12:01pm
Université de Bâle ▪ Université de Bologne ▪ Université de Catane ▪ Université de Ferrare ▪ Université de Modène
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, May 31, 2024

ENSEIGNER LA LANGUE À TRAVERS LA TRADUCTION

Perspectives franco-italiennes comparées entre Renaissance et Ère numérique 

Ferrare, 21-22 novembre 2024   

Axes de recherche

MSA 2024: Gendered Migration in Transnational Modernism

updated: 
Wednesday, March 6, 2024 - 12:01pm
Modernist Studies Association
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 29, 2024

Gendered Migration in Transnational Modernism

 MSA 2024, CHICAGO, NOVEMBER 7-10, 2024

 

Deadline for abstract submission: March 29, 2024

Changing Policies, Transforming Audiences and Work Practices In-flux

updated: 
Wednesday, March 6, 2024 - 12:01pm
Industry Program of the Zagreb Film Festival (ZFF)
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, June 15, 2024

15th Annual International Small Cinemas Conference:
Changing Policies, Transforming Audiences and Work Practices In-flux
November 5-7, 2024
Zagreb, Croatia

 

The 15th Annual International Small Cinemas Conference is organized by the Department for Culture and Communication, Institute for Development, and International Relations (IRMO), Zagreb, Croatia, in partnership with the Industry Program of the Zagreb Film Festival (ZFF).

Keynote lecturer: Katharine Sarikakis, University of Vienna

 

Conference theme:

**EXTENDED DEADLINE** 27th Annual Southern Writers/Southern Writing Grad Student Conference

updated: 
Wednesday, March 6, 2024 - 12:01pm
Southern Writers/Southern Writing
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 15, 2024

**EXTENDED DEADLINE MARCH 15th**

 

The 27th Southern Writers/Southern WritingGraduate Student Conference 

University of Mississippi

July 26th-27th, 2024

Call for Submissions

“Southern” Legacies in the 21st Century

 

The Southern Writers/Southern Writing Conference (SW/SW) is an interdisciplinary conference, welcoming graduate students, creative writers, activists, and community members with interest in the U.S. or Global South from all departments and fields of study. The 27th edition of SW/SW will be held at the University of Mississippi from July 26th-27th, 2024.

 

Black Feminist Excesses

updated: 
Wednesday, March 6, 2024 - 12:00pm
Proposed Working Group for MLA 2025
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, March 17, 2024

Black Feminist Excesses

(MLA 2025 Proposed Working Group)

This working group aims to theorize excess, desire and unbridled being in Black feminist and womanist studies. How does Black feminism and womanism engage disparate, wayward, or fringe forms of identity, embodiment, materiality, affect and culture?  How can concepts like ‘indulgence’ or ‘aspiration’ be considered or troubled among current theoretical frameworks? What do you think is on the horizon for Black feminist and womanist thought in moving beyond the postfeminist moment?

Silicon Valley Beyond the Valley (MLA 2025 Special Session proposal)

updated: 
Wednesday, March 6, 2024 - 12:00pm
Robert Nguyen
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 15, 2024

Call for PapersSeeking 250-word abstracts on narratives of the tech industry and the digital beyond the Valley itself. How does Silicon Valley the place become a global imaginary in literature, film, television, and public discourse? (include bio+CV)

Deadline for submissions: Friday, 15 March 2024

BSSH annual Conference 2024

updated: 
Wednesday, March 6, 2024 - 12:00pm
British Society of Sports History
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, May 7, 2024

Call For Papers

British Society of Sports History Annual Conference

Bishop Otter Campus, University of Chichester, Chichester, UK

Thursday 22nd August 2024 – Friday 23rd August 2024

This will be an open-themed conference. Submissions based on original research are welcomed by UK and overseas scholars and can relate to any aspect of sport, physical recreation, education and culture, as considered from a historical perspective.

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS

CALL FOR PAPERS:

updated: 
Wednesday, March 6, 2024 - 11:59am
Theme issue for American Behavioral Scientist titled: "A Sampling of Pre-Internet Networked Operations"
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, October 1, 2024

Essays sought for a survey of 1960s military operations such as: COINTELPRO (US); CHAOS (US); Phoenix (Vietnam); Condor (South America); ORDEN (El Salvador); Jakarta (Indonesia); OBAN (Brazil) and other operations that networked societies prior to the Internet. Focus on how evident or non-evident the communications were that supported these operations; the staffing and hardware; how operations were used; and, how they contributed to social and financial inequality and political polarization, in the populations they monitored.

The Seventh Annual Ann Radcliffe Academic Conference at StokerCon 2024

updated: 
Wednesday, March 6, 2024 - 11:59am
Horror Writers Association
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, March 31, 2024

The Seventh Annual Ann Radcliffe Academic Conference at StokerCon 2024

Conference Date: Friday, May 31, 2024

Conference Location: San Diego Mission Bay Marriott, 8757 Rio San Diego Drive, San Diego, California, USA, 92108 and via Hopin

Conference Website: https://www.stokercon2024.com

 

From the mysterious lights in the windows of the William Heath Davis House to the footsteps in the seemingly empty rooms of the Old Point Loma Lighthouse, San Diego has long been home to stories of the uncanny. The 2024 StokerCon convention is eager to channel the creative potential of San Diego’s history, culture, and communities. 

Unruly Archives: Women Writing South Asian Literary Fiction

updated: 
Wednesday, March 6, 2024 - 11:51am
Modern Languages Association Convention (MLA'25 New Orleans)
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, March 20, 2024

Thinking about South A archival practices and women’s fiction, this panel invites papers on SA women’s fictional narratives questioning whose experiences can be preserved, exhibited, remembered in the public spaces (curations, exhibitions, museums). 300-word abstracts.

“Spoiling This Wonderful Falsehood” - Japanese Video Games and Critiques of Western Worlding (MLA 2025)

updated: 
Wednesday, March 6, 2024 - 11:38am
Austin Anderson, Howard University / DA Hall, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, March 20, 2024

Japan has been historically situated as uniquely isolated from the broader world. Yet, the Meiji era (1868-1912) of Japan was defined by intentional efforts on the part of the Japanese government to respond to the pressures of global capitalism such that Japanese cultural identity was preserved not against but through a process of modernization and industrialization. The restoration of imperial power in explicit reference to the monarchies of Europe, including the dramatic successes of Queen Victoria in England and Emperor William I of Germany, was part of this project.

PJSA2024: "We Are All Connected: Fostering Intersectionality and Solidarity"

updated: 
Wednesday, March 6, 2024 - 11:38am
the Peace and Justice Studies Association
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, May 1, 2024

2024 Call for ProposalsWe Are All Connected:Fostering Intersectionality and Solidarity

The annual conference of The Peace and Justice Studies Association 

Hosted by The Justice House Program at Niagara University

OCTOBER 24-27, 2024 | Niagara, New York, USA


Proposal Submission Deadline: May 01, 2024

Early Bird Registration: May 1 – July 15, 2024

Draft Schedule Released: June 3, 2024

SHEL-13: Studies in the History of the English Language, Conference Theme: The History of English as a (G)local Language

updated: 
Wednesday, March 6, 2024 - 11:38am
Studies in the History of the English Language
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, May 1, 2024

SHEL-13, Studies in the History of the English Language

Fairleigh Dickinson University in Madison, New Jersey, October 17-20, 2024 co-hosted by The College of New Jersey, Ewing, NJ

 

Conference Theme: The History of English as a (G)local Language

 

Artifact & Apparatus 3: Teaching Media Archaeology (final deadline May 15)

updated: 
Wednesday, March 6, 2024 - 3:31am
Artifact & Apparatus: Journal of Media Archaeology
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, May 15, 2024

As scholars’ engagement with media-archaeological study have increased, so have students’ interest in the field’s approaches, methods, and philosophies. Many courses on media history and theory today include sessions focused on media archaeology.

South Asian Crime Fiction since the 1950s

updated: 
Tuesday, March 5, 2024 - 2:32am
Shweta Sachdeva Jha (Associate Professor, Department of English, Miranda House, University of Delhi), Garima Yadav (Assistant Professor, Department of English, Shaheed Bhagat Singh College, University of Delhi)
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, March 20, 2024

 

South Asian Crime Fiction since the 1950s 

 

Editors: Shweta Sachdeva Jha (Associate Professor, Department of English, Miranda House, University of Delhi), Garima Yadav (Assistant Professor, Department of English, Shaheed Bhagat Singh College, University of Delhi)

 

CFP Translation, Transposition, and Travel in the Global Nineteenth Century

updated: 
Monday, March 4, 2024 - 9:48pm
Kevin Morrison / SGNCS
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, March 25, 2023

Society for Global Nineteenth-Century Studies World CongressGlobal Studies Center, Gulf University for Science and Technology, Kuwait
16-19 January 2025
Translation, Transposition, and Travel in the Global Nineteenth Century

Keynote speakers:
Regenia Gagnier, University of Exeter
Marwan Kraidy, Northwestern University QatarArthur Asseraf, University of Cambridge
Sarga Moussa, Université Sorbonne Nouvelle

Ecodread: Art and Ecology against the Double-Bind

updated: 
Monday, March 4, 2024 - 3:16pm
Claire Frances Spaulding
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 15, 2024

     “Paper or plastic?” Sustainably sourced or affordably manufactured? Organic or GMO? Every day, consumers are faced with small decisions marketed to make a big impact. ​​Choosing either paper or plastic puts the onus onto the shoulders of the customer rather than acknowledging that regardless of whether or not you leave the store with a paper bag, it’s the planned obsolescence of what’s inside the bag that’s left unaddressed. Opting out of paper billing feels great, until you realize that the WiFi bill’s gone up and an electric bill leaves you contemplating if your LED bulbs are a sustainability placebo. 

CFA Summer Institute of Psychoanalysis 2024

updated: 
Monday, March 4, 2024 - 2:01pm
Summer Institute of Psychoanalysis
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 15, 2024

Summer Institute of Psychoanalysis

 

“Psychoanalysis & Gender”

 

June 24-28, 2024

 

CFP: Pathographical Ecopoetics (Edited Volume)

updated: 
Monday, March 4, 2024 - 12:13pm
Jayjit Sarkar and Anik Sarkar
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, March 30, 2024

 

Book Title: Pathographical Ecopoetics 

Editors: Jayjit Sarkar & Anik Sarkar

MLA 2025 Special Session - Medieval Masculinity and Its (Ir)Relevance

updated: 
Monday, March 4, 2024 - 11:12am
Megan Maldonado
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 15, 2024

This is a Special Session proposal (i.e., not guaranteed session) for MLA 2025. Full session title is "Chivalry is Dead? Medieval Masculinity and Its (Ir)Relevance." You can find the CFP on the MLA website at this link:  https://mla.confex.com/mla/2025/webprogrampreliminary/index.html

I invite papers that explore medieval conceptions of masculinity, what the "medieval masculine" could mean, how it is embodied, and whether medieval masculinity can address the abundantly visible yet often dismissed "masculinity crisis" today. Questions we might ask:

Call for Book Chapters: Lights On: Staging Post-Millennial Cultural Aspects in American Women Drama (with reference Pulitzer Prize winning plays) * working title

updated: 
Monday, March 4, 2024 - 6:49am
Dr. SUBHASSHRI. R
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, April 1, 2024

The proposed book looks for chapters exploring the contemporary Pulitzer Prize winning American women-authored plays and their engagement with post-millennial cultural dynamics. This volume / book wants to showcase women playwrights’ responses to and shaping the cultural landscape of American society of the 21st century. By examining themes, characters, narratives, and dramatic techniques, the chapters want to address a nuanced understanding of how American women drama reflects and challenges the complexities of changing times of the society.

Chapters proposals invited on the following plays and themes:

InVisible Culture: CFP 38: Ecologies of Excess

updated: 
Sunday, March 3, 2024 - 9:27pm
Invisible Culture: A Journal for Visual Culture
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 15, 2024

To theorize ecology is necessarily to contend with excess, whether that be in the form of unceasing material production or in the forms of social and theoretical remainders. In order to grapple with the excess of agencies at work in the more-than-human world, contemporary theories of ecology often appeal to tropes of darkness, “chthonic ones,” monsters, and ghosts (Morton, 2016; Haraway, 2016; Tsing, Swanson, Gan, and Bubandt, 2017). By betraying a sense of wonder, these tropes attest to our phenomenological, affective, and discursive bewilderment in the face of what is unknowable and seek to account for that excess by distributing agency beyond the epistemological frameworks of “the human.”

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