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UMD GEO Annual Conference: Binaries

updated: 
Tuesday, October 4, 2022 - 9:33am
University of Maryland Graduate English Organization
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 2, 2022

The University of Maryland’s Graduate English Organization invites proposals on the topic of “Binaries” for our 16th annual conference, to be held hybrid/in-person on March 3rd, 2023.

Coming from the Latin bīnārius, the Oxford English Dictionary defines “binary” as “Of, pertaining to, characterized by, or compounded of, two; dual.” While this can be seen on one hand as collaborative and additive, binaries are also often understood as oppositional or dichotomous.These competing definitions, then, form a complicated interpretational binary.

BrexLit: Writing the British Border in Times of Crisis

updated: 
Tuesday, October 4, 2022 - 9:32am
University of Santiago de Compostela
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, March 1, 2023

Invited Speakers: 

Kristian Shaw (University of Lincoln) 

Barbara Korte (University of Freiburg) 

 

CALL FOR PAPERS 

 

 

Biography, Autobiography, Memoir, and Personal Narrative

updated: 
Tuesday, October 4, 2022 - 9:31am
Melinda McBee/Southwest Popular and American Culture Assocation
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, November 14, 2022

Paper proposals on any aspect of biography, autobiography, memoir, and personal narrative are welcome. Literary papers as well as creative works will be accepted.  Send a 500 word abstract by November 14, 2022, to to conference's database at

http://www.southwestpca.org

Directions: Once you have accessed the above web site, you will have to creat an account.  After creating you account, on the web sicte choose Conference, then from the drop-down menu click Call for Papers/Submit Proposal.  Scroll down to the Language and Literature section to Biography, Autobiography, Memoir, and Personal Narrative.  Click the + sign under the Biography area, then choose Submit Proposal.  

University of Toronto Quarterly - General Submissions CFP

updated: 
Tuesday, October 4, 2022 - 9:30am
University of Toronto Quarterly
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, December 31, 2023

University of Toronto Quarterly (UTQ) is currently seeking submissions. Established in 1931, UTQ publishes innovative and exemplary scholarship from all areas in the humanities. The journal welcomes articles, in English or French, on art and visual culture, gender and sexuality, history, literature and literary studies, music, philosophy, theory, theatre and performance, religion, and other areas of the humanities not listed here. As an interdisciplinary journal, UTQ favours articles that appeal to a scholarly readership beyond the specialists of a given discipline or field.

ACLA 2023 panel on "Humor and Amusement in Translation: Not Losing it"

updated: 
Tuesday, October 4, 2022 - 9:30am
American Comparative Literature Association 2023
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, October 31, 2022

In a world gradually opening itself to diversity, cultural perceptions are greatly influenced by translation of emotions, and their expressions in public discourse and art. But what happens when humor is translated? Humor in literary discourse harnesses amusement arising from perception of differences and/or contrasts, and as such, it is especially challenging to ensure that it retains its amusing quality despite the change in linguistic and cultural registers of perception.

Civilizing Animals @ ACLA 2023

updated: 
Tuesday, October 4, 2022 - 9:30am
Keridiana Chez
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, October 31, 2022

      In H.G. Wells’s A Modern Utopia (1905), the botanist declares to the utopia-planning narrator: “I do not like your utopia, if there are to be no dogs.” Yet humanity’s civilizations have often been in tension with nonhuman animals: the dog-loving botanist imagines friendly, amenable pet animals bred and reared to emotionally service human needs while the utopianist envisions packs of mangy, diseased strays terrorizing a metropolis.

Postcolonial Ecospheres: Principles, Policies & Politics

updated: 
Tuesday, October 4, 2022 - 9:29am
Goutam Majhi, Sadhan Chandra Mahavidyalaya
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, November 7, 2022

A One-Day International Interdisciplinary Conference

on

Postcolonial Ecospheres: Principles, Policies & Politics

Conducted by

Department of English, Sadhan Chandra Mahavidyalaya

 

(Date of Conference- 15 November, 2022 (Tuesday))

 

Concept Note:

Limits of Characterhood

updated: 
Tuesday, October 4, 2022 - 9:28am
Kayla Goldblatt
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, October 24, 2022

A proposed panel for the annual conference of the International Society for the Study of Narrative, Dallas, TX, and online, March 1–4, 2023.

Adventure! Danger! Romance!: Essays on Explorers and Exploration on Screen (edited collection; abstracts 11/15/2022

updated: 
Tuesday, October 4, 2022 - 9:28am
Cynthia J. Miller
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, November 15, 2022

Tales of explorers and adventurers often blur the line between science and fiction, with chronicles of the exotic and the unknown becoming the stuff of legends and the building blocks of history. Explorer’s tales spin heroic stories of adventures that cross borders, shatter boundaries, develop new knowledge, and, in so doing, depict the causes and consequences of seeking dominion over people and places.

Ruling Visions: Citizens, Subjects, Sovereigns

updated: 
Tuesday, October 4, 2022 - 9:21am
Midwest Victorian Studies Association
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, November 15, 2022

Midwest Victorian Studies Association

2023 Conference: March 24-26, Washburn University

Call for Papers

 

Ruling Visions: Citizens, Subjects, Sovereigns

Memory and Representation area of PCA/ACA 2023

updated: 
Tuesday, October 4, 2022 - 9:20am
Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, December 20, 2022

MEMORY AND REPRESENTATION  

 

 

CALL FOR PAPERS

 

The Memory and Representation area of the Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association invites submissions on any pertinent topic (see description below) for the 2023 National Conference in San Antonio, Texas, April 5-8, 2023.

 

 

Memory and Representation: Area Description

 

Last Night’s Fun: Ciaran Carson: A Conference and Commemoration

updated: 
Tuesday, October 4, 2022 - 9:20am
Seamus Heaney Centre at Queen's University, Belfast
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, April 30, 2023

Last Night’s Fun: Ciaran Carson: A Conference and Commemoration
13th—16th September 2023
The Seamus Heaney Centre, School of Arts, English and Languages at Queen’s University, Belfast.  

This conference and commemoration will celebrate the work of Ciaran Carson, esteemed poet, writer and musician, Professor and founding Director of the Seamus Heaney Centre at Queen’s, whose high standards of excellence, and high-spirited blend of local rootedness and global openness (in poet Alan Gillis’s words) he personified.  The conference will provide an opportunity for an extended discussion of his contributions to literature, and of his legacy for future generations of poets, critics and general readers.

A Ponderous Hush: the Poetics and Politics of Silence

updated: 
Tuesday, October 4, 2022 - 9:20am
Northeastern MLA
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, October 15, 2022

Our seminar “A Ponderous Hush: the Poetics and Politics of Silence” approaches silence in a way that can synthesize and deconstruct the overlaps between silence as a concept and as an act, aiming to confront silence's poetics and politics. In an attempt to disengage the topic from views which forefront silence's negativity (as in the "unsayable" or semantic contents which lie outside the sufficient operations of language), we want to interrogate silence as "tacere"/"Schweigen" (the voluntary act of remaining quiet) and "silere"/"Stille" (the absence of sound).

NeMLA 2023 Seminar: Rethinking Resilience: Ways of Seeing and Being in the Pandemic

updated: 
Tuesday, October 4, 2022 - 9:19am
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA 2023)
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, October 15, 2022

The process that is central to the development of language is the critical encounter between different groups (marked by their "physical, cognitive, neurological differences," as NeMLA's note on "resilience" suggests) in possession of different kinds of valuation in the course of which "certain words, tones, rhythms, meanings are offered, felt for, tested, confirmed, asserted, qualified, changed" (Keywords 12). This process of evolution/metamorphosis, as demonstrated by Raymond Williams in his Keywords,  is often accelerated in periods of unprecedented crisis.

Teaching the Global Eighteenth Century [Roundtable at the American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies Annual Meeting, March 9-11, 2023, St. Louis, MO]

updated: 
Tuesday, October 4, 2022 - 8:47am
Geremy Carnes
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, October 24, 2022

We seek presentations on any aspect of teaching the eighteenth-century within a global context. Presentations might focus on strategies for teaching transcultural and transnational encounters; travel, trade, or colonialism; eighteenth-century world literatures; or any text or set of texts—written, oral, visual, aural, or material—that “globalizes” students’ engagement with the eighteenth century. We welcome presentations on the teaching of subject matter that exposes, interrogates, unsettles, decenters, or displaces a Eurocentric world view.

October 24, 2022, is the extended deadline.

Time of Monsters

updated: 
Tuesday, October 4, 2022 - 6:47am
University of Bielsko-Biala
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, October 16, 2022

Time of Monsters

 

Institute of Modern Languages, University of Bielsko-Biała

16-17 November 2022

 

It matters which stories tell stories, which concepts think concepts. Mathematically, visually, and narratively, it matters which figures figure figures, which systems systematize systems. [1]

(Donna Haraway)

 

"Contesting Authenticity in Literature, 1200-1700" 2023 Conference

updated: 
Monday, October 3, 2022 - 8:36am
Rebecca Menmuir / Institute of English Studies (IES) London
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, November 11, 2022

“CONTESTING AUTHENTICITY IN LITERATURE, 1200-1700”

30-31 March 2023 / Senate House, University of London

Event details and further information can be found at <authenticity2023.wordpress.com>. Papers will be given in-person, and attendance will be hybrid.

This two-day conference will explore the concept of “contesting authenticity” in later medieval and early modern literature, including both the production and ongoing reception of texts of contested authenticity. Proposals are welcome which consider literature in any language, including translations.

Call for book chapters | Conceptual Writing and Humor (Extended deadline)

updated: 
Monday, October 3, 2022 - 5:41am
Institute for Comparative Literature — Faculty of Arts and Humanities of the University of Porto
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, October 30, 2022

Laughter is a physical manifestation or, as Jean-Luc Nancy wrote, it is “a body shaken by a thought that is not possible”. In a performance of conceptual poetry you hear as much laughter as in a stand-up comedy performance. However, in the academic world, conceptual writing has been treated mainly as a rational endeavor or a cerebral and intellectual exercise. Enthusiasts and critics alike have often read conceptualist works very seriously.

Southern Humanities Conference 2023, San Antonio, TX, Jan. 26-29, 2023

updated: 
Sunday, October 2, 2022 - 4:44pm
Southern Humanities Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, December 15, 2022

The Southern Humanities Conference, 2023

Call for Papers

 

Conference Theme: Myths and Mythmaking

San Antonio, Texas, January 26-29, 2023

 

The Southern Humanities Conference offers an opportunity for scholars, artists, writers, musicians,

performers, and humanists of all kinds to share their knowledge, research, work, and experiences in an

interdisciplinary, welcoming, and engaging intellectual space.

 

The modern world is redolent with myths, mythologies, and mythmakers in various guises. Myths are

Community in Peril: From Individual Identities to Global Citizenship

updated: 
Sunday, October 2, 2022 - 2:44pm
Faculty of Arts, Masaryk University in Brno, Czech Republic
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, October 14, 2022

https://anglistika.phil.muni.cz/konference/ds/anglistikaphilmuniczglobal...

 

The Department of English and American Studies and the Department of Romance Languages and Literatures of Masaryk University are pleased to announce a call for papers for their interdisciplinary conference held in Brno, Czech Republic on two full conference days on 25–26 November 2022. 

Women of the World (Conference in Alexandria-Egypt)

updated: 
Sunday, October 2, 2022 - 8:45am
Doaa Omran
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, November 1, 2022

                       Women of the World:

                        Literature, Language, and Translation

 

The Faculty of Education, Alexandria University, Egypt cordially invites you to attend its international conference on “Women of the World: Literature, Language, and Translation.” It is an onsite conference that will take place between March 9th- 11th 2023.

Educational Technology Quarterly

updated: 
Saturday, October 1, 2022 - 12:27pm
Serhiy Semerikov / Academy of Cognitive and Natural Sciences
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, December 31, 2023

Educational Technology Quarterly (ETQ, Educ. Technol. Q) is a Diamond Open Access peer-reviewed journal focused on the ways in which digital technology can enhance education. ETQ welcomes research papers on the pedagogical uses of digital technology where the focus is broad enough to be of interest to a wider education community.

In addition to empirical work, we welcome systematic reviews and meta-analyses that include clear research questions, a framework of analysis, and conclusions that reflect the aims of the paper. ETQ also offers the opportunity to publish special issues or sections to reflect current interest and research in topical or developing areas.

Literature and Place-based Pedagogy (Roundtable), NeMLA

updated: 
Saturday, October 1, 2022 - 7:15am
Dr. Jamie Carr, Niagara University
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, October 15, 2022

Universities increasingly recognize the value of connecting students to local communities to promote concepts of care: volunteerism, problem-solving, stewardship. What role does literature play in place-based community engagement? How does reading or writing ‘literatures of place’ (regional or environmental literature, travel or nature writing, ecopoetry) connect students to a place and contribute to place-based solutions?

Edited Collection: Afrosouthernfuturism

updated: 
Friday, September 30, 2022 - 1:50pm
A.D. Boynton, II (U of Kansas), Joanna Davis-McElligatt (U of North Texas), & Kristen Reynolds (U of Minnesota - Twin Cities)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, February 3, 2023

Afrosouthernfuturism

Editors: A.D. Boynton, II (U of Kansas), Joanna Davis-McElligatt (U of North Texas), and Kristen Reynolds (U of Minnesota - Twin Cities)

 

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