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(Re)Imagining the Indian Ocean World: A Symposium on Literature and Culture

updated: 
Thursday, April 27, 2023 - 4:38am
Asma Sayed & Pushpa Raj Acharya / Kwantlen Polytechnic University, Greater Vancouver
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, June 15, 2023

(Re)Imagining the Indian Ocean World: A Symposium on Literature and Culture

 

October 24-25, 2023 

Kwantlen Polytechnic University, Surrey, BC, Canada (Greater Vancouver)

 

Keynote Speaker: TBA

 

We respectfully acknowledge that at Kwantlen Polytechnic University, we live, work and study in a region that overlaps with the unceded traditional and ancestral First Nations territories of the Musqueam, Katzie, Semiahmoo, Tsawwassen, Qayqayt, and Kwikwetlem; and with the lands of the Kwantlen First Nation, which gifted its name to the university.

 

Call for Papers: Mapping the Impossible, Special Issue ‘Boundaries and Margins’

updated: 
Thursday, April 27, 2023 - 4:38am
Mapping the Impossible: Journal for Fantasy Research
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, July 31, 2023

Call for Papers: Mapping the Impossible, Special Issue ‘Boundaries and Margins’

Submission deadline: 31 July 2023

Mapping the Impossible is an open-access student journal publishing peer-reviewed early-career research into fantasy and the fantastic.

For more information about the journal and submissions click here>>

https://fantasy-research.gla.ac.uk/index.php/submissions/

Aims and Scope

Literary Monsters

updated: 
Thursday, April 27, 2023 - 4:38am
SAMLA / South Atlantic Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, June 15, 2023

SAMLA’s 95th annual conference, (In)Security: The Future of Literature and Language Studies, will be held at the Atlanta Marriott Buckhead Hotel & Conference Center in Atlanta, Georgia this year from November 9-11.  Those accepted must be members of SAMLA to present. You can find more information at: https://samla.memberclicks.net/

 

Literary Monsters Panel

Speculative Fiction

updated: 
Thursday, April 27, 2023 - 4:38am
SAMLA / South Atlantic Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, June 15, 2023

SAMLA’s 95th annual conference, (In)Security: The Future of Literature and Language Studies, will be held at the Atlanta Marriott Buckhead Hotel & Conference Center in Atlanta, Georgia this year from November 9-11.  Those accepted must be members of SAMLA to present. You can find more information at: https://samla.memberclicks.net/

 

Speculative Fiction Panel

PAMLA 2023 Session: Asian American Literary and Cultural Studies

updated: 
Thursday, April 27, 2023 - 4:38am
PAMLA
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, May 31, 2023

We invite proposals for individual papers exploring any aspect of Asian American literary or cultural studies. We have a particular interest in presentations that: engage across disciplinary boundaries (critical race theory, postcolonial studies, feminist and queer studies, etc.); make connections to issues in the field at large (transnationalism, biopolitics, aesthetics, memory, etc.); focus on texts not often discussed; or attend to genres not often represented in Asian American literary and cultural studies.

Inviting Abstracts for a Two Day International Online Conference "Rethinking Disability across Disciplines: New Directions and Emerging Trends"

updated: 
Thursday, April 27, 2023 - 4:38am
School of Social Sciences and Humanities, VIT-AP UNIVERSITY, India
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, May 13, 2023

In the aftermath of the World Wars, the concept of disability gained momentum. It was observed that the individuals with disability were subjected to segregation and isolation. However, by the advent of 21st Century, this mindset transitioned from the ‘medical model’ to the ‘social model’ which elevated the positioning of the ‘disabled subject’ from the margins to the forefront. This ‘social model’ further envisaged the inclusion of various discourses such as art, literature, psychology, law, science and health.

Cultural History; PAMLA (October 26-29, 2023)

updated: 
Thursday, April 27, 2023 - 4:38am
Pacific Ancient & Modern Languages Association (PAMLA)
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, May 31, 2023

The 120th annual conference of the Pacific Ancient & Modern Languages Association (PAMLA) will be held in Portland at the Hilton Portland Downtown, from Thursday, October 26, to Sunday, October 29, 2023.

 

Verge Issue 11.2 CfP

updated: 
Thursday, April 27, 2023 - 4:15am
Verge: Studies in Global Asias
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, May 1, 2024

Verge: Studies in Global Asias Issue 11.2

Special Issue: The Asian Century: Idea, Method, and Media

Edited by Christopher T. Fan, Paul Nadal, Ragini Tharoor Srinivasan, and Tina Chen

Deadlines | Convergence proposals: September 8, 2023, Essays: May 1, 2024

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?  

 

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