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BODY SOUL CRISIS RECOVERY Graduate Conference (virtual)

updated: 
Wednesday, January 6, 2021 - 4:28pm
University of St. Thomas Art History, English, Museum Studies, and Creative Writing graduate programs
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, March 1, 2021

The University of St. Thomas Art History, English, Museum Studies, and Creative Writing & Publishing graduate programs will host a virtual interdisciplinary conference on Friday, April 23, 2021. While papers addressing any aspect of literature, film, art history, architecture, museum studies, new media, and cultural studies will be considered, the graduate programs particularly welcome proposals for papers exploring the conference theme across all time periods, media, and geographical regions. We are also seeking creative writers to read original work related to the conference theme.

Crisis in Contemporary British Fiction (edited volume)

updated: 
Wednesday, January 6, 2021 - 4:27pm
Anastasia Logotheti
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, May 31, 2021

This essay collection explores how contemporary British authors engage in their fiction with the theme of crisis (as apparent in novels and short stories by Kazuo Ishiguro, Julian Barnes, A S Byatt, Ian McEwan, Graham Swift, Hilary Mantel, Zadie Smith, Colm Toibin, Pat Barker, Martin Amis, etc.) Crisis can be investigated as informing any aspect of fiction involving not only individual, sociopolitical, cultural systems but also as a mode of challenge to established power structures and modes of representation across narrative traditions.

The Power of Individuality

updated: 
Wednesday, January 6, 2021 - 4:27pm
Carey Bradley / Utah Valley University
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 11, 2021

 

 

 

 

The Power of Individuality

 

Carey E. Bradley

Business Major, Utah Valley University

English 2010

Professor Jonathon Patterson

December 13, 2020

Abstract

 

Call for Abstracts: The Fiction of Stephen Graham Jones

updated: 
Wednesday, January 6, 2021 - 4:27pm
Billy J. Stratton, Special Issue of Transmotion sponsored by the Stephen Graham Jones Literary Society
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, February 14, 2021

Special Issue to appear in Transmotion: An Online Journal of Postmodern Indigenous Studies http://journals.kent.ac.uk/index.php/transmotion

Deadline for Abstracts: February 14, 2021

Guest Editor: Billy J. Stratton, University of Denver, bstratt4@du.edu

Beyond Tradition: Multimodality in English Scholarship

updated: 
Wednesday, January 6, 2021 - 4:26pm
Red River Graduate Student Conference at North Dakota State University
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, February 26, 2021

In today’s world, the function of the English classroom has fundamentally shifted. Instead of teaching the fully paper-based curriculum of the past, instructors of English now must incorporate genres that encompass anything from videos to website creation. 

 

In the study of literature, rhetoric, and composition, too, the field is beginning to recognize new and more multimodal forms of scholarship. Think of Kairos, the online only rhet/comp journal. Think of the work of scholars like Kristen Arola, Cynthia Selfe, and Qwo Li Driskill—work that asks us to think outside the box of the academic paper. 

 

Call for Papers Vol.3, Issue 1 March 2020

updated: 
Wednesday, January 6, 2021 - 4:26pm
International Review of Literary Studies- IRLS
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, February 15, 2021

Call for Papers

International Review of Literary Studies-IRLS Vol. 3, Issue 1

ISSN: Online (2709-7021), Print (2709-7013)

International Review of Literary Studies (IRLS) is an International peer-review journal of literary studies that publishes original research articles, review papers, and book reviews, and cutting-edge research informed by Literary and Cultural Theory. Acceptable themes include, but are not limited to, the following:

 

MLA 2022: Experimental Writing in the Anthropocene

updated: 
Wednesday, January 6, 2021 - 4:26pm
Orchid Tierney/Eric Schmaltz/ASLE
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, March 1, 2021

MLA '22 will be held 6–9 January, 2022 in Washington, DC. We invite abstracts for an ASLE-sponsored panel. 

Lyle Olsen Graduate Student Essay Contest (Sport Literature)

updated: 
Wednesday, January 6, 2021 - 4:25pm
Sport Literature Association
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, April 1, 2020

The Sport Literature Association seeks entries for its annual graduate student competition, the Lyle Olsen Graduate Student Essay Contest.

Essays must pertain, in some significant way, to the literature of sport. For exemplary treatment of sport-related subject matter, applicants are invited to consult the association's peer-reviewed journal, Aethlon, “a print journal designed to celebrate the intersection of literature with the world of play, games, and sport.” All submissions must be unpublished work. Original creative pieces, both fiction and non-fiction, are not considered for this contest. There is no word limit, but Aethlon articles do not generally exceed 25 manuscript pages.

Essays for an Edited Collection on the works of Amy Tan

updated: 
Wednesday, January 6, 2021 - 4:25pm
Dr. Kathryn West
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, January 25, 2020

Critical Insights: Amy Tan

 “Writing is an extreme privilege but it’s also a gift.  It’s a gift to yourself and it’s a gift of giving a story to someone.”

Americana: Call for Submissions

updated: 
Wednesday, January 6, 2021 - 4:25pm
Americana
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, June 1, 2021

Americana invites submissions in Media Studies, Cultural Studies, American Studies, Women's Studies, and American history etc. -- especially as it pertains to Americana popular culture, 1900 to present.

DEADLINE: 1 June 2021 for the Spring 2021 edition of Americana: The Journal of American Popular Culture, 1900 to present -- published late June/early July 2021

We welcome a variety of critical approaches on subject matter such as film, television, streaming shows, YouTube shows/channels, sports, bestsellers, venues, fashion, emerging popular culture trends, pop culture and technology, music, politics, style, quarantine, COVID-19, and other related topics.

CALL FOR PAPERS ON PROFESSIONAL WRITING

updated: 
Wednesday, January 6, 2021 - 4:24pm
WRITING & PEDAGOGY
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, February 1, 2020

You are invited to contribute a proposal for Technical and Professional Writing special issue of Writing and Pedagogy.

 

For this issue, we are soliciting contributions that present interesting pedagogical questions, theories, and reflections and innovative and practical, as well as potentially adaptable, approaches that target professional writing teachers and students who are navigating diverse and dynamic professional landscapes in the context of change in the professional writing world. Your paper can address these questions but are not limited to them:

 

Media Literacy and Academic Research (Vol.4, No.1, 2021)

updated: 
Wednesday, January 6, 2021 - 4:24pm
Media Literacy and Academic Research
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, March 15, 2021

Media Literacy and Academic Research is inviting papers for Vol. 4, No. 1 which is scheduled to be published on April 2021.

Faulkner's Fetishized Words

updated: 
Wednesday, January 6, 2021 - 4:24pm
University of Picardie-Jules Verne; University of Richmond
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, February 28, 2020

“Faulkner’s fetishized words”

 

International ZOOM Symposium

organized by University of Picardy Jules Verne in Amiens, France

and the University of Richmond

May 20-22nd 2021

 

Love and Dis-ease in Times of Pandemic

updated: 
Wednesday, January 6, 2021 - 4:23pm
Fu Jen Journal of Foreign Languages: Linguistics, Literature, and Culture
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, March 1, 2021

Fu Jen Journal of Foreign Languages: Linguistics, Literature, and Culture, vol. 17 (FJJFL 2021)

Call for Papers, Feature Topic:

Love and Dis-ease in Times of Pandemic

"2007 Cinema" Panel at PCA/ACA Boston 2021

updated: 
Wednesday, January 6, 2021 - 4:23pm
J. Ken Stuckey
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, January 6, 2021

2007 has been heralded as one of the best in film history. Numerous exceptional films were released, and some actors and directors reached career pinnacles with their 2007 work (the Coen Brothers, Paul Thomas Anderson, Daniel Day-Lewis, George Clooney). I am soliciting 250-word abstracts on any topic related to films from that year, whether as single-film studies, comparative analyses, or studies in cinematic trends. Your presentation can involve films from other years, as long as the 2007 film plays a central role in the argument. I am especially interested in essays on any of the following films: 

 

American Gangster

The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford

Edited Collection, Women Writing Trauma in Literature

updated: 
Wednesday, January 6, 2021 - 4:23pm
Laura Alexander/editor/Associate Professor of English, High Point University
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, March 7, 2021

I'm seeking abstracts of 250 words due March 7, 2021 for an edited collection under contract with an academic publisher entitled "Women Writing Trauma in Literature."  The book considers literary representations of trauma by women writers. Rather than focusing on one time period or nationality, this collection considers a global range of women’s experiences with or depictions of traumatic encounters in literature. In particular, this book examines the relationship between trauma, identity, and literary form. Send abstracts to laura.leigh.alexander@gmail.com. Notification of accepted essays by April 1, 2021. Completed chapters (4000-6000 words) due by July 2021. 

Crossroads: The Risks of Making Choices

updated: 
Tuesday, January 5, 2021 - 3:50pm
The Acacia Group at California State University, Fullerton
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, February 7, 2021

"Crossroads: The Risks of Making Choices"

Virtural Conference: April 16th-17th

 

"Each decision we make closes off a series of possible alternatives. What happens if we try to make several contradictory decisions at once and keep them separate, in open series? A political life, an academic life, an emotional life, family life, sexual, religious, all of which may have diffuse (not to say clandestine) relationships between them" Ricardo Piglia, The Way Out (258)       

 

“New Geographies of Reception” (ALA 2021)

updated: 
Tuesday, January 5, 2021 - 3:19pm
Reception Study Society
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, February 10, 2021

Call for Papers

“New Geographies of Reception”

Sponsored by the Reception Study Society

American Literature Association Annual Conference

Boston, July 7-11, 2021

What Matters Most

updated: 
Tuesday, January 5, 2021 - 2:07pm
Women's Studies: an interdisciplinary journal (Taylor & Francis)
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, January 30, 2021

"What Matters Most"—a special issue of Women's Studies: an interdisciplinary journal

Guest Editor: Helena Feder, federh@ecu.edu

 

Why do you do what you do? What matters most to your critical practice? And what matters most right now?

This special issue of Women's Studies: an interdisciplinary journal invites submissions of position papers on your (eco)materialist feminist practice/praxis in the context of:

 

the environmental humanities

the idea of the Anthropocene, Capitalocene, or ...

environmental thought/philosophy

race and nature

class and nature

sex/sexuality and nature

Postponed Conference: 118th Annual PAMLA Conference in Las Vegas, NV: "City of God, City of Destruction" Special Session CFP

updated: 
Tuesday, January 5, 2021 - 9:06am
David John Boyd, Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 31, 2021

CALL FOR SPECIAL SESSIONS - POSTPONED EXTENDED DEADLINE: Virtual Conference Option Open!

Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA) Conference

In order to protect our members during the current pandemic, the PAMLA Board has voted to postpone the PAMLA conference until the fall of 2021. As a result, we will be putting offering a virtual option to our 2021 Las Vegas conference! Should you have any questions, feel free to call or email PAMLA Executive Director Craig Svonkin: 626-354-7526 or director@pamla.org.

PAMLA Needs You! Please consider joining PAMLA for the 2021 year to receive our journal and support PAMLA in these difficult times.

Postponed Conference: 118th Annual PAMLA Conference in Las Vegas, NV: "City of God, City of Destruction" 2021

updated: 
Tuesday, January 5, 2021 - 9:04am
David John Boyd, Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 31, 2021

Postponed Deadline Announcement: Virtual Conference Option Open
PAMLA 2020 LAS VEGAS: "CITY OF GOD, CITY OF DESTRUCTION" (Thursday, November 11 - Sunday, November 14, 2021 at Sahara Las Vegas Hotel, hosted by University of Nevada, Las Vegas)

Please propose your special sessions to pamla.ballastacademic.com by January 31, 2021. Please take a look at the bottom of this page* for a list of General/Standing Sessions, and be sure your special session proposal does not replicate the topics of PAMLA's General/Standing Sessions.

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