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Criterion: A Journal of Literary Criticism

updated: 
Tuesday, January 18, 2022 - 9:42am
Brigham Young University
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 31, 2022

Criterion: A Journal of Literary Criticism seeks original, well-researched, and intellectually rigorous essays written from diverse critical perspectives and about texts from any time period or literary tradition.

Submissions should be between 3000 and 6000 words (not including the bibliography). All submissions should be double-spaced, written in English, and formatted according to the most recent MLA guidelines. Submissions should be uploaded as MS Word files through our website and online submission system. (https://scholarsarchive.byu.edu/criterion/)

EXTENDED DEADLINE: Contested Solidarities: Agency and Victimhood in Anglophone Literatures and Cultures

updated: 
Tuesday, January 18, 2022 - 9:25am
Pavan Malreddy/Goethe University Frankfurt
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, February 15, 2022

32nd Annual Conference of the Association for Anglophone Postcolonial Studies (GAPS)

Goethe University Frankfurt, 26-29 May, 2022

Keynotes/Plenary Speakers/Writers
Sinan Antoon (Iraq/USA) | Abubakar Adam Ibrahim (Nigeria) | Blessing Obada (Germany/Nigeria) | Yvonne Adhiambo Owuor (Kenya) | Michael Rothberg (UCLA) | Arundhati Roy (India)Extended deadline for individual papers and panels: 15 February 2022

DFW 2022 - David Foster Wallace - Austin, TX - June 2-4, 2022

updated: 
Tuesday, January 18, 2022 - 9:23am
International David Foster Wallace Society
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, March 7, 2022

The International David Foster Wallace Society invites you to attend DFW 2022 in Austin, Texas. Special events at the Harry Ransom Center (home to Wallace’s archive), social events, and other presentations will be included, in addition to a wide variety of panels of Wallace criticism and commentary. 

Panels will be held at the University of Texas Glickman Conference Center. The keynote address by Pulitzer winner Jennifer Egan will be held at Jessen Auditorium in Homer Rainey Hall on Thursday, June 2. The keynote, sponsored by the Harry Ransom Center, is free and open to the public.

'What Does the Poem Think?': Aesthetics, Poetics, and Thought

updated: 
Tuesday, January 18, 2022 - 9:22am
Faculty of English, University of Cambridge
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, March 6, 2022

Two hundred years ago, P. B. Shelley wrote in his Defence of Poetry that the language of poets ‘is vitally metaphorical; that is, it marks the before unapprehended relations of things.’ Poetry, which is ‘not like reasoning, […] creates anew the universe, after it has been annihilated in our minds by the recurrence of impressions blunted by reiteration.’ In this way, Shelley gave enduring expression to what S. T. Coleridge had hinted at three years earlier, when he complained in Pope of ‘matter and diction […] characterized not so much by poetic thoughts, as by thoughts translated into the language of poetry.’ Poetry apprehends, formulates, creates, and cognizes in a manner unique to itself and irreducible to any other forms of reasoning or reflection.

Special Issue: Supernatural Cities

updated: 
Monday, January 17, 2022 - 6:18pm
Guest Editors: Alicia Edwards (Manchester Metropolitan University), Dr Rachael Ironside (Robert Gordon University)
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 31, 2022

****DEADLINE EXTENDED 31 JANUARY 2022****

 

The peer-reviewed, open access e-journal Revenant: Critical and Creative Studies of the Supernatural is inviting submissions for its special issue: Supernatural Cities.

Guest Editors: Alicia Edwards (Manchester Metropolitan University), Dr Rachael Ironside (Robert Gordon University)

*Extended Deadline* Shakespeare's Odysseys

updated: 
Monday, January 17, 2022 - 2:33am
Shakespeare-Seminar 2022
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, February 28, 2022

In Episode 9 of James Joyce's Ulysses, “Scylla and Charybdis,” Stephen Dedalus develops a theory about the origins of Shakespeare’s works that is both original and controversial. It is in the National Library of Ireland that Dedalus, in a wild and winding conversation, develops his ‘Hamlet theory’. The episode stages the strong and sometimes comic appeal of a biographical approach to Shakespeare’s works and, at the same time, casts Dedalus – Joyce’s alter ego – variously as Hamlet, Hamlet’s father, Shakespeare, and as a modern-day Ulysses.

MESAAS Graduate Student Conference 2022: Borders and Boundaries [24–25 March 2022]

updated: 
Friday, January 14, 2022 - 11:07am
Department of Middle Eastern, South Asian, and African Studies, Columbia University
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, February 7, 2021

The Department of Middle Eastern, South Asian, and African Studies (MESAAS) at Columbia University is pleased to announce its annual Graduate Student Conference to be held on 24–25 March 2022. This conference is a space for graduate students to present their original work in a welcoming and stimulating environment.

New Visions of Julian of Norwich

updated: 
Thursday, January 13, 2022 - 4:36pm
Alicia Smith
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, February 1, 2022

NEW VISIONS OF JULIAN OF NORWICH

Somerville College, Oxford, 15th-16th July 2022

 

Organisers: Antje E. Chan (Lincoln College, Oxford), Godelinde Gertrude Perk (Somerville, Oxford), Raphaela Rohrhofer (Somerville, Oxford), Alicia Smith (English Faculty, Oxford)

Multitudes: Teaching Bob Dylan

updated: 
Thursday, January 13, 2022 - 2:33pm
Brady Harrison/University of Montana
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, March 31, 2022

Call for Papers:

Multitudes:  Teaching Bob Dylan

 

I.  A Moment

 

(un)Masked

updated: 
Thursday, January 13, 2022 - 1:27pm
Department of English 15th Annual Graduate Student Conference, University of Ottawa
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 24, 2022

The English Graduate Students’ Association (EGSA) solicits proposals for its upcoming Annual Graduate Student Conference. The EGSA invites proposals from graduate students, early career researchers, and established academics working in any discipline, period, or geographical region. The conference will take place bimodally on the 4th, 5th, and 6th of March, both in Ottawa and via Zoom. To present, please send a 250-word abstract and a short bio by January 10th, 2022 to uottawa.conference@gmail.com.

Give him a mask, and he will tell you the truth.

-Oscar Wilde

Global Christianities and Global Literatures

updated: 
Thursday, January 13, 2022 - 10:05am
MLA 2023 / Conference on Christianity and Literature
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, February 21, 2022

Philip Jenkins has drawn attention to the emergent “new faces of Christianity”—believers and faith communities from across the Global South that have gained prominence amid declining European and North American religious groups.

Femspec - Critical Essays for Next Issue

updated: 
Thursday, January 13, 2022 - 10:04am
Femspec
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, February 15, 2022

Femspec - an interdisciplinary feminist journal dedicated to science fiction, fantasy, magical realism, surrealism, myth, folklore, and other supernatural genres - seeks submissions for critical essays to be published in the upcoming issue 22.1.  Submissions are welcome on any topic related to feminist and speculative themes.  Please refer to https://www.femspec.org/submission-guidelines for submission guidelines and https://www.femspec.org/submission-form for the submission form.  The deadline is February 15, 2022.  All contributors who submit their work to the journal must be subscribed to the journal; as Femspec is a peer-reviewed journal,

Panel: In the shadow of Maurice Edgar and Gaston — Forgotten mediators and literary canon(s) in the 20th century

updated: 
Thursday, January 13, 2022 - 10:04am
53 ème Congrès de l’Association Française d’Études Américaines (AFEA)
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 17, 2022

As illustrated even recently by the French magazine America, the « special » relation between France and US literature is long-standing. In the World Republic of Letters (2004 for the English translation), Pascale Casanova developed the idea of Paris as a “Greenwich meridian” of world literature while emphasizing the importance of “[t]he great, often polyglot, cosmopolitan figures of the world of letters [who] act in effect as foreign exchange brokers, responsible for exporting from one territory to another texts whose literary value they determine by virtue of this very activity” (21).

Margaret Atwood Studies Special Issue: Survival

updated: 
Thursday, January 13, 2022 - 10:04am
Margaret Atwood Society
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, June 1, 2022

“Two roads diverged in a yellow wood, and I took the one most travelled by,” Aunt Lydia sardonically muses in The Testaments. “It was littered with corpses, as such roads are. But as you will have noticed, my own corpse is not among them.” Following the Margaret Atwood Society's 2022 MLA’s panel, "Wilderness (and Other) Tips: Concepts of Survival in Atwood’s Works," the 2023 edition of Margaret Atwood Studies will have the same theme.

Reading the River in Shakespeare's Britain

updated: 
Thursday, January 13, 2022 - 10:03am
Lisa Hopkins and Bill Angus
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, March 31, 2022

Call for book chapters: Reading the River in Shakespeare’s Britain 

Edited collection, publisher TBC.

Editors: Lisa Hopkins and Bill Angus

Contact emails: 

L.M.Hopkins@shu.ac.uk

W.J.Angus@massey.ac.nz

Dates: 

  • Deadline for submitting chapter proposals (400 words): 31 March 2022
  • Notification of acceptance: 30 April 2022
  • Deadline for final submissions (6000-8000 words): 31 August 2022

 

Comics Arts Conference San Diego

updated: 
Thursday, January 13, 2022 - 10:03am
Comics Arts Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, March 1, 2022

The Comics Arts Conference is now accepting 100 to 200 word abstracts for papers, presentations, and panels taking a critical or historical perspective on comics (juxtaposed images in sequence) for a meeting of scholars and professionals at Comic-Con International, in San Diego, CA, July 21–24, 2022.  We seek proposals from a broad range of disciplinary and theoretical perspectives and welcome the participation of academic and independent scholars.  We also encourage the involvement of professionals from all areas of the comics industry, including creators, editors, publishers, retailers, distributors, and journalists.  The CAC is presently scheduled to take place in person, and presenters should not submit proposals if they do not plan to attend physical

Black Feminist Thought: How and where is it now?

updated: 
Thursday, January 13, 2022 - 10:03am
MELUS-Society for the Study of Multi-Ethnic Literatures of the United States
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 11, 2022

With the 30-year anniversary publication of Patricia Hill Collins’ Black Feminist Thought, MELUS invites papers that consider historical and contemporary meanings of Black Feminist Thought in terms of ideological, cultural, and literary practice in multi-ethnic American texts. Submit titled proposals (250 words), a brief CV, and AV needs.

HUMANITARIAN ACTION AND GLOCALISM

updated: 
Thursday, January 13, 2022 - 10:03am
Glocalism. Journal of Culture, Politics and Innovation
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, May 30, 2022

 

glocalism

journal of culture, politics and innovation

 

ISSN 2283-7949

 

 

 

call for papers

 

“Glocalism”, a peer-reviewed, open-access and cross-disciplinary journal, is currently accepting manuscripts for publication. We welcome studies in any field, with or without comparative approach, that address both practical effects and theoretical import. 

 

AUSACE 2022-12-14 October, Örebro University, Sweden: Journalism in Fake News Era

updated: 
Thursday, January 13, 2022 - 10:02am
Arab US Association for Communication Educators
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, March 1, 2022

Journalism in Fake News Era 

12-14 October 2022 , Örebro University, Sweden 

Welcome to the 26th Arab US Association for Communication Educators Conference  (AUSACE). The conference will be hosted by and held in Örebro, Sweden between 12-14  October 2022.  

The aim of this year’s conference is to explore and critique how journalism is  redefining its identity and reimagining its practices against the economic, cultural, and  technological challenges especially in a fake news era. 

Bodies and Mobility in Edith Wharton and Her Contemporaries -- ALA

updated: 
Thursday, January 13, 2022 - 10:02am
Edith Wharton Society / American Literature Association Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 24, 2022

Bodies and Mobility in Wharton and Her Contemporaries, ALA 2022 -- EXTENDED DEADLINE

The Edith Wharton Society invites papers that explore how Wharton and her contemporaries represent bodies and mobility in their work. Panelists are especially encouraged to consider comparative analyses of Wharton’s work on this subject in relation to her contemporary writers. All theoretical approaches are welcome. Proposals might consider (but are not limited to) the following questions:

Proposal Deadline Extended! - CFP - Healing Through the Humanities

updated: 
Wednesday, January 12, 2022 - 9:07pm
2022 Intermountain Graduate Conference - Idaho State University
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 28, 2022

HEALING THROUGH THE HUMANITIES

March 11 & 12, 2022

 

Location: Virtual

Times: TBD

Sponsored by the English Graduate Student Association at Idaho State University

Medieval Care

updated: 
Wednesday, January 12, 2022 - 2:24pm
Medieval Studies Institute at Indiana University–Bloomington
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, February 15, 2022

33rd Annual Indiana University Medieval Studies Symposium: “Medieval Care” 

Virtual Symposium: March 25-26, 2022

DEADLINE EXTENDED: Call for Submissions - The Lamp Literary Journal

updated: 
Wednesday, January 12, 2022 - 11:23am
The Lamp Literary Journal
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 30, 2022

DEADLINE EXTENDED!

Call for Submissions! The Lamp is looking for submissions for its 2022 issue (Volume 12)! 

The Lamp is an international literary journal dedicated to showcasing the creative writing of graduate and professional students. If you write poetry, short fiction, scripts, creative nonfiction, or any other form of textual art, please submit your work to The Lamp at thelampeditor@gmail.com. The deadline is Sunday, January 30, 2022.  Please follow our submission guidelines below. 

Submission Guidelines: 

Two Centuries of Sedgwick

updated: 
Tuesday, January 11, 2022 - 10:29pm
Catharine Maria Sedgwick Society
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, January 15, 2022

The Catharine Maria Sedgwick Society invites submissions for its ninth symposium, Two Centuries of Sedgwick, celebrating the bicentennial anniversary of the beginning of Sedgwick’s professional writing career in 1822.

 

Who Was that Masked Woman: Representations of Women Vigilantes and Outlaws in Popular Media from Reconstruction to the Great Depression

updated: 
Tuesday, January 11, 2022 - 12:17pm
Gregory Bray and Andrew J. Ball
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, February 10, 2022

We are looking to round out our collected volume for a collection of critical essays that examine how women vigilantes, anti-heroines and outlaws of this era were represented in movie serials, radio dramas, films, comics, theater, and pulp fiction.  The majority of the book is set, and we are in negotiations with a peer-review publisher. As this will be a multidisciplinary collection, we encourage submissions from scholars in any of the numerous fields that examine the representation of women in American popular culture from 1865-1940. The call is open to a broad spectrum of methodological and critical approaches, and we invite submissions from seasoned as well as emerging scholars.

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