Craft Critique Culture Conference 2021: Justice Framed
Call for Papers
The University of Iowa English Department invites proposals for its 2021 Annual Conference, Craft Critique Culture, to be held virtually on Zoom.
Event date: Friday, April 16 – Saturday, April 17, 2021
Categories: interdisciplinary, humanities, arts, literature, language, politics, law, social justice, criminal justice, race, gender, LGBTQ+, resistance
Keynote speaker: Harsha Walia; author of Undoing Border Imperialism;University of British Columbia alum; No One is Illegal co-founder; Women’s Memorial March Committee organizer
The American Literature Area of the Popular Culture Association invites submissions for our National Conference, to be held in an entirely virtual format on June 2-5, 2021. PCA has extended the submission deadline for this online conference to Februrary 28, 2021.
The Film Studies session is open to all papers that explore some aspect of film or Film Studies, but we are particularly interested in papers attuned to some facet of the conference theme, "City of God, City of Destruction." For example:
The Call Girl in American Cinema
Show Girls on Film
Vegas in Glow
Vegas Criminality on Film
Casinos in U.S. Film
Mob Films and Vegas
Addiction on Film
The Jackpot Movie
The Bookie on Film
The Hangover Films
Male Stripper Films
Hustlers in American Cinema
The Post-Apocalyptic Film City
Architecture on Film
PAMLA 2021 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)
Session: Drama and Society
We invite international PhD students and emerging scholars to come together to consider the myriad ways that our contemporary and established traditions of rhetorical theory and criticism inform global flows of meaning-making. For 2021, we have conscientiously chosen to hold the 2021 workshop in San Luis Potosí, Mexico at El Colegio de San Luis (also referred to as COLSAN), in order to gather academics, scholars, and activists who are thinking about language and communication as we stay critical of its limits and consequences. In alignment with this purpose, the working languages in 2021 will be English and Spanish with the aid of translation software and technology.
Le terrain vague du littéraire
Le langage au-delà de l’anthropos
5 novembre 2021, Université de Montréal
Organisé par Laurence Sylvain, Louis-Thomas Leguerrier, Gabriel Tétrault, Terry Cochran
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.
Teaching Sensitive Subjects: Approaches to Discussing Uncomfortable Topics
“Interdisciplinarity, Internationality, and Rhetoric“El Colegio de San Luis (College of San Luis; COLSAN) in San Luis Potosí, MexicoOnline in June 2021, On-site September 22-26, 2021
As we once again prepare for the 3rd Biennial International Rhetoric Workshop (IRW), we warmly invite international PhD students and emerging scholars to come together and consider the myriad ways that our contemporary and established traditions of rhetorical theory and criticism inform global flows of meaning-making.
Phone Camera at the Intersection of Technology, Politics, and Transmedia Storytelling
Issue 18, Summer 2021
Co-Editors-in-Chief: Lucia Szemetová & Jacob Browne
Book Review Editor: Anushrut Ramakrishnan Agrwaal
The annual conference of the Modern Language Association will be held in Washington, DC on Jan. 6-9, 2022. The Nathaniel Hawthorne Society seeks proposals for the following panel:
Hawthorne at Play
Call for Papers:
Reaching the Summit: Reimagining the Summit Series in the Canadian Cultural Memory
The year 2022 marks the upcoming fiftieth anniversary of the 1972 Summit Series. This hockey series, played between Canada and the former Soviet Union, has become the subject of Canadian cultural mythmaking since Paul Henderson’s winning goal for Canada during game eight. In Home Game: Hockey and Life in Canada (1989), Ken Dryden and Roy MacGregor identified the Summit Series as a uniquely “Canadian memory” and marked 1972 as a “coming of age” for Canada as a nation (195).
Constant transformation has been the norm in the new digital media environment since its inception. During the 2020 health crisis, the impact of this ever-changing digital world in our daily lives has been especially notable. Due to quarantine measures, the only opportunity to interact with friends and to consume culture was to rely on social networks, streaming services and video conferencing softwares. Web-based cultural activities have affected people’s relationships with cyberspace: many have visited museums, seen award ceremonies, and even been to concerts online. In other words, we are never disconnected from the Internet (DeNardis 2020).
A non-guaranteed roundtable sponsored by the Association for the Study of Literature and Environment (ASLE) at MLA 2022.
We invite international PhD students and emerging scholars to come together to consider the myriad ways that our contemporary and established traditions of rhetorical theory and criticism inform global flows of meaning-making. This year’s theme, “Rhetorical Cultures: Mapping Global Publics and the Crossroads of Democracy,” encourages broad-based reflection, inquiry, and collaboration, taking stock of the emergent rhetorical practices that shape and undergird the political world today in all of its contingency and heterogeneity.
Chiasma #8 Non/Non-being/Negativity
The Marxist Literary Group invites you to join us for the 2021 Institute on Culture and Society, which will take place entirely online. In an effort to make the most of our virtual environment, we aim to foreground MLG’s longstanding commitment to provide intellectual and professional mentoring and support for graduate students, pre-tenure faculty, and contingent or precariously employed faculty. To that end, this year’s ICS will primarily comprise seminar-style sessions featuring works in progress from early-career scholars. There will also be two plenary events, to provide venues in which MLG members can meet collectively, see comrades, and engage intellectually in matters relevant to our organization.
Florida International University will virtually host the nineteenth annual Tri-University Graduate Student Conference, titled “Changing Tides: Latino/a/x Identities & their Foundations in the Age of Covid-19.” The Tri-University Conference is a collaborative tradition of the Caribbean & Latin American Studies Program at Florida Atlantic University, the University of Miami Latin American Studies Program and the Kimberly Green Latin American and Caribbean Center at Florida International University.
Proposed panel for the meeting of the Modern Language Association 2022. MLA will convene in Washington, DC, 6–9 January 2022
We invite 250-word abstracts for papers about the role of creative expression in creating and maintaining Black life-worlds. How do experimental, transgressive, and radical aesthetics do more than just query historically entrenched racial discourse? How might they also activate, sustain, and rehearse Black liberation?
Send 250-word abstracts to John Brooks at firstname.lastname@example.org by 1 March 2021.
A Handbook of Indian Indie Cinema
Each year, a large number of Indian Indie films are released that suffer from lack of viewership even when it comes to their target audience, not to mention critical assessments: films that are regional, experimental in nature or have fresh, timely interventions. Many among these deserve recognition, not only from general audiences and moviegoers but also from film scholars and the academia. With the onset of streaming sites and OTT platforms, some of these have made it to the limelight, although a systematic handbook that discusses and features many of these films is currently, absent.
Call for Papers, Vol 63, No 2: ELL Outreach and Teaching Strategies
January 20, 2021
Call for Papers
“Proximity, contamination, and contagion”
Deadline for submissions: April 30, 2021
Publication: December 2021
CALL FOR PAPERS
Rethinking Space Beyond the Pandemic
The present epoch will perhaps be above all the epoch of space.
— Michel Foucault
Memory Poetics of Architectural Form(ation)Online CourseLondon Centre for Interdisciplinary Research
Course dates: 10-31 May 2021
3 modules / 30 hours including
- lectures/discussions (3 meetings)
- final assignment in the form of an essay
Duration: 3 weeks long
This call is for editorial assistants for the peer-reviewed academic blog https://popmec.hypotheses.org (ISSN 2660-8839). Assistants will be regularly invited to join in editorial discussions, learn about the peer-reviewing process, and have the chance to participate in the coordination of calls, events, and activities. We welcome applications by early career researchers, including skilled BA and MA students interested in the topics the collective works on. Assistants will appear in the PopMeC Team page and a certificate of their editorial activities will be released whenever needed.
We are looking for editorial assistants for any of these tasks: