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CFP: People, Planet and Prosperity for a Sustainable Future Conference

updated: 
Thursday, February 2, 2023 - 10:03pm
Chaminade University of Honolulu
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, March 30, 2023

Call for Abstracts and Proposals

Abstracts and proposals are called for research presentations, paper presentations, panels and position paper proposals. All abstracts and proposals must be submitted electronically though the chair persons listed. Only a complete submission is eligible for review. A confirmation email will be sent once the abstract or proposal has been received.

MLA 2024: Special Session - Theatrical Performance in Literature

updated: 
Thursday, February 2, 2023 - 4:35pm
Alexia Mandla Ainsworth / MLA Special Session 2024
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, March 20, 2023

This special session panel, for the 2024 MLA in Philadelphia, PA, will reflect on how performativity, acting, and theatre appear in writing. When we consider the novel, especially, how does theatre show its impact on authors and how do authors invoke theatrical performance or acting in a non-visual form? For texts with visual components, such as manga or illustrated stories, how do the images interface with the text to create an experience of performance for readers? When we see the theatre itself appear in literature, what is its role? When we see an amateur performance, such as Lovers' Vows in Austen's Mansfield Park, what does that say about how theatre is constructed in Austen's understanding of society?

VLT #93: Reconsidering Mass Media

updated: 
Thursday, February 2, 2023 - 3:57pm
Velvet Light Trap
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, February 28, 2023

CFP Deadline has been extended to February 28, 2023! 

 

VLT #93: Reconsidering Mass Media

NWSA Panel CFP: The Political Uses and Abuses of Childhood: Queer Pasts, Presents, Futures

updated: 
Thursday, February 2, 2023 - 3:56pm
National Women's Studies Association Conference (NWSA)
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, March 1, 2023

The last few years have seen a resurgence in conservative political activism concerned with protecting children from queer adults. Parents and politicians around the country are pushing to pass homophobic and transphobic legislation. These include, to name a few examples, laws being proposed to prohibit children from attending Drag shows, the “Don’t Say Gay Bill” in Florida, and most recently, DeSantis blaming queer theory for the rejection of a high school AP African American Studies course. These contemporary iterations, of course, have historical precedents: such as Anita Bryant’s “Save Our Children” or The Briggs Initiative to fire gay teachers.

Samuel R. Delany and the City

updated: 
Thursday, February 2, 2023 - 3:55pm
Modern Language Association 2024 Annual Convention
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 10, 2023

Samuel R. Delany and the City Samuel Delany has strong ties to New York City and Philadelphia. Not surprisingly, many of his major works investigate cities. We seek papers on the city throughout Delany's work. 200 word abstracts; brief bio

Deadline for submissions: Friday, 10 March 2023

Daniel Shank Cruz, Hunter College, CUNY (danielshankcruz@gmail.com)  https://mla.confex.com/mla/2024/webprogrampreliminary/Paper22607.html 

Call for Proposals: Board Game Academics conference and journal

updated: 
Thursday, February 2, 2023 - 3:54pm
Board Game Academics
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, March 1, 2023

The Board of Board Game Academics (BGA) is pleased to announce that we will hold our first annual academic conference. BGA is a new journal and conference dedicated to the exploration of critical issues within the distinct yet overlapping communities of tabletop board and role-playing games.

While these communities are expanding, players, creators, and scholars of tabletop board and role-playing games have traditionally been late to addressing and including diverse representations and perspectives.

For instance, production companies such as Wizards of the Coast (best known for Dungeons & Dragons) have been criticized for their continued celebration of oppressive ideological perspectives, systems, and governments.

Modernist Studies Association 2023 Annual Meeting

updated: 
Thursday, February 2, 2023 - 3:54pm
Erin Kappeler / MSA
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, April 7, 2023

The Modernist Studies Association is thrilled to announce that the submission portal for our upcoming conference in Brooklyn, NY, October 26-29, 2023, is NOW OPEN at 

Transgender Embodiment: 1400-1700

updated: 
Thursday, February 2, 2023 - 3:52pm
University of York (Centre for Renaissance and Early Modern Studies)
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, March 15, 2023

Transgender Embodiment: 1400-1700

June 2nd 2023

University of York, UK (Centre for Renaissance and Early Modern Studies)

Keynote: Prof Melissa Sanchez (University of Pennsylvania)

[CFP] Thanatic Ethics Workshop #4: In search of accountability 

updated: 
Thursday, February 2, 2023 - 3:51pm
International Research Centre for Cultural Studies, The Education University of Hong Kong
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, May 1, 2023

 

Thanatic Ethics: The Circulation of Bodies in Migratory Spaces

Workshop #4:  In search of accountability

 

A partnership between International Research Centre for Cultural Studies (The Education University of Hong Kong), EMMA (University Paul-Valéry Montpellier 3)

and The American College of the Mediterranean (ACM, Aix-en-Provence)

 

Venue: University Paul Valery Montpellier 3, France

Dates: October 5-6, 2023

Language: English

Crisis

updated: 
Thursday, February 2, 2023 - 3:47pm
Association of Postcolonial Thought and University of Michigan
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 31, 2023

Crisis

 

The language of crisis suffuses current imaginings of past, present, and future. This symposium invites ambitious and expansive critical reflections on the concept of crisis and the postcolony across time and space. We welcome interdisciplinary provocations in the humanities, arts, and social sciences that offer the potential for thinking about crisis alongside forms of resilience, resistance, and collaboration.

 

Thomas Hardy: Special Session RMMLA

updated: 
Thursday, February 2, 2023 - 3:44pm
Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, April 1, 2023

Papers on any aspect of Thomas Hardy, poetry or prose, 19th or 20th century. Conference Dates: October 11-14, 2023. Conference Location: Denver, Colorado. Email abstracts or papers by April 1 to clay.daniel@utrgv.edu

AFFECTIVE INTERMEDIALITY Conference

updated: 
Thursday, February 2, 2023 - 3:44pm
Sapientia Hungarian University of Transylvania, Cluj, Romania
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, July 10, 2023

Our conference aims to encourage studies that explore an emerging paradigm in intermediality studies centred on "affective intermediality", and we hope to initiate a friendly, scholarly debate regarding the relevance and productivity of this approach. The necessity of such an “affective turn” of intermediality studies arises from viewing intermediality as an intricate and highly performative process of communication between humans within a particular context of material reality and historical time, not just as a “transfer”, a “combination” or “reference” of media characteristics or representations, i.e.

MLA 2024 -- Renaissance Eating: Routes, Representations Re-Creations

updated: 
Thursday, February 2, 2023 - 3:39pm
John Garrison / CLCS Renaissance and Early Modern
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, March 1, 2023

Guaranteed Session at MLA 2024: 4–7 January, Philadelphia, PA

Papers of about 10 minutes sought for a roundtable on new insights into the cultures of early modern eating and food. How did the circulation of food carry with it encounters with new ideas and new people? How did changing culinary practices and tastes both reflect and influence cultural changes? What symbolic power did food have on the page and on the stage? How are early modern cooking and eating practices revivified today and to what end? 200-word abstracts and short CVs to John Garrison (garrison@grinnell.edu) by March 1, 2023.

Disability Aesthetics in a Premodern Global Context

updated: 
Thursday, February 2, 2023 - 3:38pm
MLA LLC Forum for Sixteenth-Century English Literature
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, February 28, 2023

MLA LLC (Languages, Literatures, and Cultures) 16th-Century English (D024)

 The MLA LLC Forum for Sixteenth-Century English Literature is sponsoring a guaranteed panel on “Disability Aesthetics in a Premodern Global Context” at the MLA 2024 conference in Philadelphia (4-7 Jan. 2024). We welcome submissions and inquiries from scholars at all career stages.

Call for Papers: How might we study disability aesthetics alongside histories of empire, settler colonialism, racial capitalism, etc.? How did global encounters shape depictions of dis/ability?

Send queries to Penelope Geng (pgeng@macalester.edu). 250-word abstracts due 28 Feb. 2023.

Interpreting Italian American Visual Arts and Cultures

updated: 
Thursday, February 2, 2023 - 3:38pm
MLA 2023
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 17, 2023

This panel investigates Italian American transnational and transgenerational depictions of memory and ethnic identity through visual culture. Our goal is to invite scholars to reflect on diverse media and forms of representation, drawing attention to artists, authors, and performers who used visual components to narrate their hybrid identities and relationships to trauma, diaspora, and postmemory. Names like Fasanella, B. Amore, DiSalvo, Stella, and Scanga, come to mind, as artists who gave form to visual tropes of memory narrating their experience as first and second generation Italian Americans. 

Pedagogy and performance special issue of Shakespeare Bulletin

updated: 
Thursday, February 2, 2023 - 3:37pm
Matteo Pangallo, Virginia Commonwealth University
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, June 30, 2023

Guest editors Matteo Pangallo (Virginia Commonwealth University) and Will Tosh (Shakespeare’s Globe) invite article abstracts for a proposed special issue of Shakespeare Bulletin on the use of performance in teaching Shakespeare and early modern drama in the twenty-first century. Possible article topics include, but are not limited to:

The Invention of Traditions in the United Kingdom and the British Empire, 1840-1940

updated: 
Thursday, February 2, 2023 - 3:34pm
Centre de Recherches et d'Etudes en Civilisation Britannique (CRECIB) and Société Française d'Etudes Victoriennes et Edouardiennes (SFEVE)
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, May 1, 2023

The Invention of Traditions in the United Kingdom and the British Empire, 1840-1940

 

Conference organized jointly by the Centre de Recherches et d'Etudes en Civilisation Britannique (CRECIB) and the Société Française d'Etudes Victoriennes et Edouardiennes (SFEVE).

 

University of Haute-Alsace, France (Mulhouse campus), November 16-17, 2023.

 

Unearthing: Past in Present and Future

updated: 
Thursday, February 2, 2023 - 3:34pm
Bhawna Vij Arora
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, March 30, 2023

Call for Papers

Unearthing

Past in Present and Future

Associative Interactions in the Orbit of Memory Studies

 

Deadline for Submissions: March 25, 2023

 

Concept Note

 

17th Biennial Communication Ethics Conference

updated: 
Thursday, February 2, 2023 - 3:32pm
Department of Communication & Rhetorical Studies and Communication Ethics Institute at Duquesne University
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, April 15, 2023

 

The 17th Biennial Communication Ethics Conference will be held virtually, June 6–8, 2023. The conference is sponsored by the Department of Communication & Rhetorical Studies and the Communication Ethics Institute at Duquesne University.

NOTE: The conference will take place entirely on Zoom. Access to the Zoom meeting will be provided in June.

CharlOz--an interdisciplinary festival celebrating Oz

updated: 
Thursday, February 2, 2023 - 3:31pm
UNC Charlotte
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, November 17, 2023

At this three-day festival, writers, scholars, collectors, and fans will explore The Wonderful Wizard of Oz. Written in 1900, Baum's fairy tale incorporated timeless life lessons, and his stories were ahead of their time.

As Oz magic continues far beyond Baum's lifetime, we benefit from fresh Oz interpretations in visual, performing, and literary art. Works like The Wiz, Wicked, Dorothy Must Die, and Amy Chu and Janet K. Lee's Sea Sirens reflect changes in American culture, while incorporating the non-traditional gender roles and diverse characters that Baum ingrained in Oz.

Proposals accepted February 10, 2023, and November 17, 2023

American, British and Canadian Studies, Special Issue: Being // Non-Being: Interpretive Perspectives in Language, Discourse and Culture, December 2023

updated: 
Thursday, February 2, 2023 - 3:31pm
Ana-Karina Schneider, Lucian Blaga University of Sibiu
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, August 1, 2023

American, British and Canadian Studies

Call for Papers

 

Special Issue: Being // Non-Being: Interpretive Perspectives in Language, Discourse and Culture

December 2023

 

Submission Deadline: 1 August 2023

 

Guest Editor: Emma Tămâianu-Morita (Kindai University, Osaka), emmorita@intl.kindai.ac.jp

 

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