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Edited Volume - Gender Justice: Women’s Rights and Equity Call for Chapters (Extended deadline)

updated: 
Wednesday, February 16, 2022 - 3:15pm
Harvard University
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, February 28, 2022

The book provides an in-depth analysis of global perspectives on advancing public and social gender policy worldwide; it also examines women’s political representation and participation in peace processes in the context of their community, emphasizing existing cultural norms with biases, questioning societal prejudices toward women, for example, in STEM and creative economies. The volume covers several domains presenting a wide range of important issues that demonstrate gender inequality, discussing a wide range of cultural and geographical realities.

Collections, Archives, Cultures

updated: 
Wednesday, February 16, 2022 - 3:15pm
Comics Studies Society
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 4, 2022

Call for Papers: DEADLINE EXTENDED
COMICS STUDIES SOCIETY CONFERENCE, JULY 28-30, 2022
In collaboration with Michigan State University
East Lansing, MI

“Geographies of the Fantastic and the Quotidian” Canadian Literature and Authors

updated: 
Wednesday, February 16, 2022 - 3:15pm
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, May 15, 2022

“Geographies of the Fantastic and the Quotidian”

Canadian Literature and Authors at the Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA) 2022 Conference: UCLA Luskin Conference Center and Hotel in Los Angeles, California

November 11 - 13, 2022 

 

Panel Organizer: Shawna Guenther shawna.guenther@dal.ca

 

Multispecies Entanglements Special Session at PAMLA 2022

updated: 
Wednesday, February 16, 2022 - 3:14pm
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA)
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, May 15, 2022

ABSTRACT: This session offers a panel on the study of multispecies entanglements—the adaptive, relational co-becoming between people and the other-than-human world that is increasingly urgent given the climate crisis. This session welcomes works on traditional ecological knowledge (TEK), environmental humanities, animal studies, magical realism, Indigenous wonderworks, collaborative works, and creative projects on the entanglement between humans and the other-than-human.

 

Margaret Atwood's Settings and Spaces (PAMLA 11/13-11/15/22 Los Angeles)

updated: 
Wednesday, February 16, 2022 - 3:14pm
Margaret Atwood Society
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, May 15, 2022

Margaret Atwood’s works are replete with significant spaces: the forest in which Lucy disappears in “Death by Landscape,” Iris’s mansion in the fictional Port Ticonderoga of The Blind Assassin, Offred’s room, haunted by the Offreds who came before her, in The Handmaid’s Tale, Aunt Lydia’s hiding place in Ardua Hall in The Testaments, the rooftop gardens of the MaddAddam trilogy, Kinnear’s basement in Alias Grace, and more. We’re in a Renaissance of Atwood scholarship, prompted in part by contemporary parallels to the events in her dystopias and to the Hulu and Netflix adaptations of The Handmaid’s Tale and Alias Grace, respectively.

CFP JOHN CLARE (MLA Annual Convention 2023)

updated: 
Wednesday, February 16, 2022 - 3:14pm
Erica McAlpine/John Clare Society of North America
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 18, 2022

CALL FOR PAPERS ON JOHN CLARE

 

The John Clare Society of North America invites paper proposals for its guaranteed panel at the Modern Language Association Annual Convention in San Francisco, January 5-8th, 2023.  Happy to receive scholarship on any aspect of Clare’s poetry, prose, life, and/or sphere of influence.

 Please send abstract and short bio by 18 March 2022 to Erica McAlpine at erica.mcalpine@ell.ox.ac.uk

 

Call for chapter proposals: Television Comedy & Cultural Crisis

updated: 
Wednesday, February 16, 2022 - 3:14pm
Holly Holladay / Missouri State University
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, March 31, 2022

We are seeking proposals for an edited collection tentatively titled Television Comedy & Cultural Crisis. Chapters should focus on a specific television series, and address how that series engages with the discourse of a particular cultural crisis through comedy. The function of comedy should be foregrounded, as the collection will be held together through the central question of how humor acts as space through which we can resist normative ways of thinking about these cultural crises. 

Contributors might consider humorous depictions of, but are not limited to:

  • The afterlife/faith

  • Environmentalism/climate crisis

Motherhoods on Screen: Global Perspectives

updated: 
Wednesday, February 16, 2022 - 3:14pm
Loic Bourdeau & Julie Rodgers / Maynooth University
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, May 1, 2022

Call for Abstracts – Hybrid Conference

 

Motherhoods on Screen: Global Perspectives

 

Maynooth University, Ireland

23rd & 24th September 2022

Organized by Loic Bourdeau & Julie Rodgers

  

The Fury of Achilles: The Faces of War

updated: 
Wednesday, February 16, 2022 - 3:14pm
University of Aveiro
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, May 31, 2022

The Fury of Achilles: The Faces of War

International Conference

29 and 30 September 2022

University of Aveiro

 

http://furiadeaquiles.web.ua.pt/index.php/presentation-2/ 

 

The International Conference “The Fury of Achilles: The Faces of War” will be held in the Department of Languages and Cultures of the University of Aveiro, Portugal, on 29 and 30 September 2022. It will be a presential event.

 

Indian cinema and the Marginals: dominance, control, and resistance through popular culture

updated: 
Wednesday, February 16, 2022 - 3:11pm
Roshni Sengupta/Jagiellonian University in Krakow
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, March 7, 2022

Book editor: Roshni Sengupta

Both “culture” and “people” are largely undefined and inherently diverse forms, susceptible to malleability and appropriation to suit different agendas. Considering popular culture as a field of struggle leads us to a distinction between popular forms of control as well as participation. Popular culture therefore remains tied to questions of representation, enactment, regulation and control. Reading the form requires the deployment of modes such as symbols and codes (semiotics), apparatus of production (political economy approach), audience and consumer response as well as through studies of the social life of cultural forms and their political frames.

“FORGING AHEAD: FAKES, FABRICATIONS, AND FACSIMILES IN CULTURAL AND LITERARY HISTORY—MEDIEVAL TO MODERN”

updated: 
Wednesday, February 16, 2022 - 3:11pm
Center for 17th- and 18th-Century Studies, UCLA
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, February 28, 2022

A two-day conference: Thursday, May 5-Friday, May 6, 2022

William Andrews Clark Memorial Library, University of California, Los Angeles

 

Plenary speakers: Siân Echard (Professor of English, University of British Columbia); Aaron T. Pratt (Carl & Lily Pforzheimer Curator of Early Modern Books and Manuscripts, Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin); and Robert Spoo (Chapman Distinguished Professor of Law, University of Tulsa).

 

Martineau Society Conference 2022, Sheffield, England (7/18-7/21/2022)

updated: 
Wednesday, February 16, 2022 - 3:10pm
Martineau Society
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, April 30, 2022

The Martineau Society will be hosting its annual conference in Sheffield, England.  The Martineau Society conference is an interdisciplinary conference that focuses on the lives, work, and contributions of the Martineau family, including its two most famous and influential members, Harriet Martineau (1802-1876) and James Martineau (1805-1900).

Started by Norwich Unitarians in 1994, the Martineau Society encourages scholarship on the Martineau family and their nineteenth-century context as well as their continuing influence.  

Topics may include, but are not limited to, the following:

Theology and Religion

Literature (all genres, including Children’s Literature and Travel Writing)

Language and Linguistics

Special Issue of The Global South: "The Far North and the Global South"

updated: 
Wednesday, February 16, 2022 - 3:09pm
The Global South
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, April 1, 2022

In the inaugural issue of The Global South, Arif Dirlik notes the fundamental instability of the journal’s core concept: “like all geographical designations of ideological and political spaces and projects,” the geography of the Global South “is much more complicated than the term suggests, and subject to change over time.” “[T]he ‘South’ of the contemporary world,” Dirlik reminds us, “may be significantly different in its composition and territorial spread than the South” of past historical moments.

Literary Druid

updated: 
Wednesday, February 16, 2022 - 3:09pm
Maheswari Publishers (The publishing unit of PANDIAN EDUCATIONAL TRUST- TN32D0026797)
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, March 30, 2022

Literary Druid is a journal that destinies to foster research and creative writing in English. It welcomes all nationals to contribute for learning and research purposes. The perspective of Literary Druid is to create a niche platform for academicians and patrons to share their intellect to enrich English language and Literature. I welcome all to learn and share.

Verge: Studies in Global Asias Issue 9.2 CFP

updated: 
Wednesday, February 16, 2022 - 3:08pm
Verge: Studies in Global Asias
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, May 15, 2022

Issue 9.2 Culinary Cultures on the Move

Edited by Krishnendu Ray (NYU), Jooyeon Rhee (PSU), and Tina Chen (PSU)

verge@psu.edu | Extended Deadline | May 15, 2022

CfP - Playing the Field III: Video Game Ecologies and American Studies

updated: 
Wednesday, February 16, 2022 - 3:32am
Dr. Nathalie Aghoro University of Eichstaett, Germany
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, March 15, 2022

Playing the Field III: Video Game Ecologies and American Studies

November 17-19, 2022

Amerikahaus Munich, Germany

“Video Game Ecologies and American Studies” is the third conference organized by “Playing the Field,” a collaborative research initiative for the study of video games in American studies: https://playingthefieldeu.wordpress.com/.

Queer Homing Desires

updated: 
Tuesday, February 15, 2022 - 10:21pm
Queer Political Assemblages 2.0, Jadavpur University Department of English
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, February 20, 2022

Department of English

Jadavpur University

Presents

“Queer Political Assemblages 2.0”

7 March 2022

Co-ordinated by:

 

Dr. Kaustav Bakshi, Associate Professor, Department of English, Jadavpur University

 

“Queer Political Assemblages”, a national students’ seminar, is a platform for conferring on diverse issues related to the intersectionality of sexuality identity politics, as the name clearly suggests. After a year’s break, the seminar is being revived, though in an online mode. This year’s theme is “Queer homing desires”.

 

Call for papers

Forked Tongues: The Role of (Foreign) Languages in Literature, Film, and the Arts - 2022 GCLR Graduate Student Conference

updated: 
Tuesday, February 15, 2022 - 9:21pm
UCSB Graduate Center for Literary Research
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, March 11, 2021

Forked Tongues: The Role of (Foreign) Languages in Literature, Film, and the Arts

2022 GCLR Graduate Student Conference  


 

Venue: Hybrid - Online and In-Person (The Interdisciplinary Humanities Center at UC Santa Barbara) 

Time and Date: Sunday, June 5, 2021

Contact: Email Rachel Feldman at gclr@complit.ucsb.edu with the subject line "Forked Tongues" 

Gone But Not Quite Forgotten: Recovering Lost Writers and Texts

updated: 
Tuesday, February 15, 2022 - 3:42pm
Pennsylvania College English Association (PCEA) Annual Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, March 1, 2022

The Pennsylvania College English Association (PCEA) invites proposals from faculty members, graduate students, and independent scholars for its 2022 Annual Conference on the theme of recovering lost writers and lost texts. We are especially interested in recovering marginalized voices, finding reasons for their disappearance, and charting a path to bring their writing and lives back into the light of current scholarship. Lost or forgotten work by canonical authors would also be welcome subjects of literary inquiry as part of this call, as would be papers that trace the evolution of a literary text from manuscript to magazine publication to book form if the changes are radical.

(UPDATED) Edited volume: Narratives of Gendered Abuse in Academia

updated: 
Monday, February 14, 2022 - 5:49pm
Mary K Holland, SUNY New Paltz and Carrie Rohman, Lafayette College
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, April 1, 2022

While the #MeToo movement as a cultural, feminist, and antiracist force has been slowly and steadily uncovering and altering landscapes of gendered harassment and abuse across our society, academia itself as an abusive culture has remained fairly immune to these critiques. Recent events at Harvard, where senior scholars immediately lined up in support of a colleague accused of habitually harassing students, only to withdraw that support later, are sadly typical of the kneejerk defense of institutions and disregard for victims that characterize such cases. Scholars such as Sarah Ahmed have forcefully critiqued academic culture, helping us begin to theorize its endemic harassment and abuse.

Reconfiguring Digital Spaces: GLO Conference 2022

updated: 
Monday, February 14, 2022 - 10:26am
Graduate Literature Organization at Florida State
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, February 27, 2022

Reconfiguring Digital Spaces: GLO Conference 2022

If the pandemic has taught us anything, it is that we have become painfully aware of how highly dependent we are on networked computers in most facets of our everyday lives. Shuffling from Zoomiverse to Metaverse and everything in between, computers remain the focal point of interactivity in life, entertainment, scholarship, and labor as in-person activities become increasingly constricted. Alternatives must be found; and even though dreams of totally transferring consciousnesses to digital avatars remain deeply rooted in the literary cyberpunk imaginaries of the 1980s and 90s, the pandemic brings us closer to realizing them in surprising ways.

Candyman: The Whole Damn Swarm

updated: 
Sunday, February 13, 2022 - 4:41pm
University of Sheffield Centre for the History of the Gothic, Sheffield Hallam Fear 2000, University of California Riverside
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, July 8, 2022

30 years ago, Polygram Filmed Entertainment released Candyman, a film loosely adapted from Clive Barker’s short story “The Forbidden”. Unlike Barker’s original text, this Candyman was set in Chicago, specifically the urban ghetto Cabrini Green, and seemed to focus on the tragedy of a Black artist who vengefully returns as a violent ghost after his brutal lynching. The film and its ideologies were complicated. Innovative in its starting point – a story of profound Black suffering which called attention to the racial injustice underpinning US society – audiences were also given a tale which reiterated ideas of Black monstrosity and illogical interracial violence.

REMINDER: FASCINATING NOISE. SOUND IN ART AND SCIENCE.

updated: 
Sunday, February 13, 2022 - 11:44am
Pulse: the Journal of Science and Culture
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, April 30, 2022

FASCINATING NOISE. SOUND IN ART AND SCIENCE deadline for submissions: April 30, 2022 full name / name of organization: PULSE: THE JOURNAL OF SCIENCE AND CULTURE/ https://www.pulse-journal.org/open-call contact email: pulse.scistudies@gmail.com 

PULSE: THE JOURNAL OF SCIENCE AND CULTURE

CALL FOR PAPERS

Volume 9

 

FASCINATING NOISE. SOUND IN ART AND SCIENCE

 

“Wherever we are, what we hear is mostly noise. When we ignore it, it disturbs us. When we listen to it, we find it fascinating.” John Cage, “The Future of Music – Credo”

LCCT 2022

updated: 
Sunday, February 13, 2022 - 11:43am
London Conference in Critical Thought
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 18, 2022

 

 

LCCT 2022: Call for Presentations

The Call for Presentations is now open for the 9th annual London Conference in Critical Thought (LCCT), hosted and supported by the School of Law at Birkbeck College, University of London.

Hybrid

updated: 
Sunday, February 13, 2022 - 11:43am
InterArtes review
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, June 15, 2022

Call for papers

InterArtes, n° 2, 2022

 

Edited by: Laura Brignoli, Silvia Zangrandi

Department of "Humanistic Studies”

Università IULM - Milan

 

Hybrid

 

The South Asian Diaspora: Dynamics of Change

updated: 
Sunday, February 13, 2022 - 11:43am
Modern Language Association (In-person Annual Convention, 2023, San Francisco)
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, February 23, 2022

Description & Requirements:

 We invite 200-word abstracts for papers that explore the construction/theorization/rethinking/deconstruction/rise/success of South Asian Diaspora who leave the 'origin' of their forefathers and settle or are born elsewhere.

Preference will be given to a scholar working on Nepali/Bhutanese/Bangladeshi/Maldives Diaspora Literature.

Big Feminism: The Fiftieth Anniversary Issue of Signs

updated: 
Sunday, February 13, 2022 - 11:42am
Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, December 15, 2022

Signs was founded in 1975 as part of an emergent tradition of feminist scholarship and has been publishing continuously ever since, establishing itself as a preeminent journal in women’s, gender, and sexuality studies. At the time of the journal’s conception, Signs’s founding editorial staff sought not only to raise consciousness and develop theories of women’s oppression but also to challenge the taken-for-granted and to strive for theoretical nuance and interdisciplinarity. To honor half a century of publication, our fiftieth anniversary issue aims to generate new questions and critical discussion about “Big Feminism” – about the role and power of feminist theory – today and into the future.

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