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Afterlives of Fanon Conference

updated: 
Saturday, March 23, 2024 - 8:31pm
Afterlives of Fanon Research Collective, UC Berkeley Social Science Matrix
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, April 1, 2024

 

“Climate Emergency: When Popular Cultures Cry Ecological Awakening.”

updated: 
Saturday, March 23, 2024 - 8:31pm
Popular Culture Association of France
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, April 16, 2024

 

 

Call for Papers

PCAoF[1] International Conference

October 9 - 11, 2024

University of La Rochelle

 

“Climate Emergency:

When Popular Cultures Cry Ecological Awakening.”

 

Studies in Musical Theatre Special Issue: Disability in Music Theatre

updated: 
Saturday, March 23, 2024 - 8:31pm
Studies in Musical Theatre
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, April 1, 2024

Disability and musicals have a complicated relationship. Usually comprised of athletic, triple-threat actors, the musical theatre genre is preoccupied with health and wellness–often figuring disability as a stumbling block to a musical’s slickly choreographed world. At the heart of musicals like Side ShowThe Hunchback of Notre Dame, and The Light in the Piazza, a disabled character’s non-normative status is of narrative consequence. However, these inclusions of disabled characters with diegetic disabilities are often only remarkable because of their societally defined excessive existence.

CFP, Crime Fiction in the Multilingual Classroom (Teaching Forum, Clues: A Journal of Detection)

updated: 
Saturday, March 23, 2024 - 8:20pm
Barbara Pezzotti/Monash University
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, September 1, 2024

Crime Fiction in the Multilingual Classroom (Teaching Forum, Clues: A Journal of Detection)
Organizer: Barbara Pezzotti

Crime fiction sheds a light on different cultures and societies, as well as challenges assumptions about gender, class, race, and ethnicity. By luring students into thinking that popular fiction is an easy read, an increasing number of language teachers have used crime fiction to teach both foreign languages and cultures. At the same time, crime fiction instructors have expanded their syllabi to include texts in translation that tackle important issues such as gender violence, environmental concerns, and racism. This Clues Teaching Forum invites short essays that address the following questions:

"AI and/as Form", special issue of 'CLCWeb: Comparative Literature and Culture'

updated: 
Saturday, March 23, 2024 - 8:06pm
Sayan Bhattacharyya / Yale University
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, April 1, 2024

Note: This CFP is posted at CLCWeb's website, at https://docs.lib.purdue.edu/clcweb_cfp/2/ .

This special issue of CLCWeb is about how theorists and analysts of culture are approaching formal questions in the context of technologies of machine learning and generative AI, and, also, conversely, about how to theorize AI’s forms.

Global South: Incarceration and Resistance

updated: 
Saturday, March 23, 2024 - 8:05pm
Juyoun Jang/Washington College
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, April 1, 2024

The editors of this special issue of the Global South are seeking contributors whose work engages with questions of incarceration and movements for resistance and abolition. As many major works regarding the development of mass incarceration in the United States draw explicit links between the development of the prison and the legacies of U.S. slavery and Jim Crow practices, this issue is, rather (or also), interested in examining the development of the prison-industrial complex through a global south perspective. In 2001, Angela Y.

Religion and Literature Permanent Section

updated: 
Saturday, March 23, 2024 - 8:05pm
Midwest Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, April 15, 2024

The Religion and Literature permanent section invites proposals for the 2024 Midwest Modern Language Association convention in Chicago. Those aspiring to be on the panel should feel empowered to offer proposals that interpret the concept of religion rather loosely by potentially including the humanities and health as faith driven institutions. Maintaining a broad interpretation of religion to include all intersections of faith, folklore, belief, and literature; expressions of belief may include creeds, mottos, mission statements, charters, manifestos, doctrines, etc. 

 

MLA 2025 Guaranteed Session: Making Climate Change Issues Visible in East European Culture, Media and Politics

updated: 
Saturday, March 23, 2024 - 8:05pm
Romanian Studies Association of America/MLA 2025
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, March 22, 2023

Making Climate Change Issues Visible in East European Culture, Media and Politics

Responses to climate change, ecosystem destruction, deforestation, pollution, urban and rural ecological movements and environmental policies in ROmanian and Eastern Europe. 

- literature

- film

-popular culture

- social media

Submit 250 word proposal to opopescusa@usi.edu

Call for Proposals for Special Issues - Journal of Comparative Literature and Aesthetics

updated: 
Saturday, March 23, 2024 - 8:05pm
Journal of Comparative Literature and Aesthetics (JCLA)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, May 31, 2024

JOURNAL OF COMPARATIVE LITERATURE AND AESTHETICS
Call for Proposals for Special Issues

The "Journal of Comparative Literature and Aesthetics" is accepting proposals for Guest-Edited Special Issues.

Individual or joint guest editors are invited to submit proposals in the form of a concept note for the proposed topic, which will be used as a call for submissions.

The proposed topic is expected to be of current critical interest and should contribute significantly to comparative literature, aesthetics, philosophy, intellectual history, art history, criticism of the arts, or the history of ideas.

Call for Additional Chapters--Reiterating Urbanisms: Staging the City in Literature and Media from the Global South

updated: 
Saturday, March 23, 2024 - 8:05pm
Subashish Bhattacharjee and Indrajit Mukherjee
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, April 30, 2024

We are seeking additional chapters for our volume. Proposals for chapters discussing cities of Southeast Asia and Latin America are invited. Proposals for essays within 500 words and a short bio are to be submitted by April 30, 2024, with complete articles within 8,000 words (excluding works cited and endnotes), expected by June 15, 2024. We are using the MLA Handbook 8th Edition in this book. Submissions of abstracts, completed essays, and queries will be directed to citiesglobalsouth@gmail.com. For details regarding the scope of the volume, please refer to the original CFP below.

 

Original CFP below:

Call for Papers: Taylor Swift: Poetess - Inaugural Issue of Forthcoming Journal

updated: 
Saturday, March 23, 2024 - 8:04pm
Tess Ezzy
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, June 13, 2024

Dear Colleagues,

We are delighted to announce a call for papers for the inaugural issue of a forthcoming journal dedicated to exploring the lyrical and poetic dimensions of Taylor Swift's music. This special issue, titled "Taylor Swift: Poetess," aims to delve into the intricate narratives, themes, and stylistic devices that characterize Swift's songwriting, inviting a scholarly examination of her work as a form of contemporary poetry.

Essays sought for critical edition of The Smoky City: A Tale of Crime

updated: 
Saturday, March 23, 2024 - 8:04pm
Michael Dittman
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, May 31, 2024

The Great Pittsburgh Fire occurred on April 10, 1845, in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The fire destroyed over a thousand buildings and caused significant damage to the city's commercial district, including the destruction of warehouses, businesses, and homes. The disaster left thousands of people homeless and caused millions of dollars in property damage.

Beyond Trauma : Postmemory in Liquid Time

updated: 
Saturday, March 23, 2024 - 8:04pm
Department of English, Sri Venkateswara College, University of Delhi
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, February 5, 2024

The Department of English, Sri Venkateswara College invites you to a virtual guest lecture to be delivered by Prof. Marianne Hirsch:

 

Topic: Beyond Trauma: Post Mmeory in Liquid Time

 

About the Speaker:

Marianne Hirsch is a William Peterfield Trent Professor Emerita of Comparative Literature and Gender Studies at Columbia University. She writes about the transmission of memories of violence across generations, combining feminist theory with memory studies in a global south perspective.

MLA 2025 -- Comedy and Horror

updated: 
Saturday, March 23, 2024 - 8:04pm
MS Screen Arts and Culture
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 15, 2024

This guaranteed panel (in-person at the Modern Language Association in New Orleans, Louisiana; January 9-12, 2025) will explore the intersections and overlaps of comedy and horror and the potential power to be derived from disrupting the comedic mode. Please submit abstracts through Friday, March 15 to dmorgan@scu.edu. This panel is sponsored by the Screen Arts and Culture Committee.

 

Abstract word count: 250 words

Deadline for submissions: Friday, 15 March 2024

MMLA - African American Literature Permanent Section

updated: 
Saturday, March 23, 2024 - 8:04pm
MMLA - Midwest Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, April 25, 2024

Call for Papers: MMLA – African American Literature Permanent Section 

Please Note: MMLA 2024 will be fully in person. No virtual or hybrid panels will be scheduled.

14-16 November 2024

Hilton Chicago

720 South Michigan Avenue

Chicago, IL 60605

 

Cultural Constellations: A Journal of Literature and Art

updated: 
Saturday, March 23, 2024 - 7:48pm
Cultural Constellations / University of Maryland Global Campus Europe
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, May 31, 2024

Cultural Constellations:  A Journal of Literature and Art

Cultural Constellations seeks original, previously unpublished submissions for a literary journal published by University of Maryland Global Campus Europe. Managed and edited by faculty representatives of UMGC Europe’s Book Club and Military Community Writers group, we offer a platform for writers of fiction, nonfiction, and poetry and for visual artists. Our goal is to nourish the magic of artistic expression by offering a passage through which the literary arts may thrive and blossom. Journal themes will focus on art, literary expression, and culture. 

Politics, Civic Life, and Pop Culture – NEPCA Hybrid Fall Conference 2024

updated: 
Saturday, March 23, 2024 - 7:48pm
Northeast Popular and American Culture Association (NEPCA)
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, June 15, 2024

The Northeast Popular Culture Association (NEPCA) Politics, Civic Life, and Pop Culture Area invites submissions for NEPCA’s annual conference to be held online October 3 – 5, 2024, and in person at Nichols College, MA. Virtual sessions will take place on Thursday evening and Friday morning via Zoom. In-person sessions will take place on Friday evening and Saturday morning with broadcast via Zoom.

We encourage panel proposals as well as individual submissions.

Papers are generally 15-20 minutes in length. We also encourage works in progress, and informal presentations. 

International Conference on Translating Literatures of the Global South

updated: 
Saturday, March 23, 2024 - 7:30pm
Department of English, Utkal University, Bhubaneswar, Odisha
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, March 20, 2024

 

Translating Literatures of the Global South: Challenges, Questions, and Debates

27-28 March 2024

 

Department of English, Utkal University

Vani Vihar, Bhubaneswar

 

Common Ground: Making Connections in Interdisciplinary Place-Based Learning

updated: 
Saturday, March 23, 2024 - 7:30pm
NYC College of Technology
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, March 20, 2024

The New York City College of Technology (City Tech) Interdisciplinary Studies Committee will host a full-day conference, Common Ground: Making Connections in Interdisciplinary Place-Based Learning, on Friday, October 18, 2024. This conference invites individual presentations, panel presentations, short talks, and workshop proposals that include, but are not limited to, the following topics as they relate to interdisciplinary exploration of the latest educational strategies, innovations, and practices.

HEL and Writing Studies Presentation Thread at SHEL-13 Conference

updated: 
Saturday, March 23, 2024 - 7:27pm
Studies in the History of the English Language Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, May 1, 2024

We invite proposals for the second HEL (History of the English Language) and Writing Studies thread at the 13th Studies in the History of the English Language (SHEL) conference at Fairleigh Dickinson University in Madison, New Jersey, October 17-20, 2024.

 

The HEL and Writing Studies thread will explore ways in which the study of language change and variation can contribute to rhetoric and writing studies, and vice versa. When proposing, keep in mind that the history of the English language extends from the origins of the language to very recent history, so proposals that engage contemporary language use through a historical lens are welcome. 

 

1381 After Jan. 6

updated: 
Saturday, March 23, 2024 - 7:27pm
Katharine Jager
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, July 1, 2024

1381 After January 6th

Call for Papers Midwest Modern Language Association Conference 2024 Spanish I: Peninsular Literature Before 1700

updated: 
Saturday, March 23, 2024 - 7:27pm
Midwest Modern Languages Association-John Giblin
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, April 15, 2024

The Spanish I (Peninsular Literature before 1700) permanent section of the Midwest Modern Language Association seeks proposals for the upcoming MMLA conference in Chicago (November 14-16, 2024). Proposals on any topic related to Medieval and Early Modern Spanish Literature are welcome. Also, we seek proposals that specifically engage with the MMLA conference theme of “Health in/of the Humanities.” Please submit a 250-word abstract and a brief bio to John Giblin at john.giblin@uky.edu by April 15th, 2024. Papers may be in Spanish or English. 

 

Critical Essays on Horror Vestron Films

updated: 
Saturday, March 23, 2024 - 7:27pm
Fernando Gabriel Pagnoni Berns
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, June 15, 2024

Critical Essays on Horror Vestron Films

 

Edited by

Matthew Edwards

Fernando Gabriel Pagnoni Berns

 

Neurodiverse Narratives in the 21st Century

updated: 
Saturday, March 23, 2024 - 7:26pm
Rachel Milne and Shelby Judge
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, May 31, 2024

Dear colleagues,

 

Please see the below CfP for the edited collection:

 

Neurodiverse Narratives in the 21st Century

Rachel Milne and Shelby Judge (eds.)

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