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Podcast: Serialized audio forms in context of global distribution and local consumption

updated: 
Thursday, January 28, 2021 - 12:02pm
Literatura Ludowa. Journal of Folklore and Popular Culture
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, April 15, 2021

Podcasting constitutes a new form of digital media which cannot be reduced to the phenomenon of which some would describe as the “Radio Renaissance” on the Internet. Moreover, podcasts have crossed over from a cultural niche to mainstream, as evidenced not only by a vast number of titles available on countless platforms and applications, but also by the increasing number of listeners and transmedia influences of podcasts in the form of TV series and literary adaptations (such as Lore, Welcome to Night Vale, Limetown and others).

DELVING INTO URBAN MYTHS: THE WORKS OF CHARLES DE LINT

updated: 
Thursday, January 28, 2021 - 12:01pm
Weronika Łaszkiewicz and Sylwia Borowska-Szerszun / University of Białystok
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, April 30, 2021

With over seventy titles to his name and new ones in the making, Charles de Lint is among the most prolific writers of Canadian speculative fiction and a key representative of urban fantasy/mythic fiction. Given his vast literary output, several awards (including the World Fantasy Award in 2000 and the Aurora Award in 2013 and again in 2015), and a large gathering of devoted readers (if Facebook profiles such as “The Mythic Café, with Charles de Lint & Company” are any indication), it is more than surprising that his fiction has yet to become the subject of a full-length academic study. That is not to say, of course, that the academia is unaware of de Lint’s presence.

The Plays of Anne Washburn

updated: 
Thursday, January 28, 2021 - 11:58am
Comparative Drama Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, April 3, 2021

As Anne Washburn will be in attendance at the 44th Comparative Drama Conference, there will be a panel dedicated to her plays.

The conference does not require any specific focus, but some possible topics are:

Mr. Burns: A Post-Electric Play and other post-apocalyptic plays/works

Washburn’s interest in popular culture in her plays (for example, The Simpsons in Mr. Burns, her adaption of The Twilight Zone)

Washburn’s contribution to the growing number of plays about Trump or inspired by Trump (Shipwreck)

Washburn in dialogue with other playwrights

Binary Modernisms: Re/Appropriations of Modernist Art in the Digital Age

updated: 
Thursday, January 28, 2021 - 11:58am
Open Library of Humanities Journal Special Collection
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, March 14, 2021

Binary Modernisms addresses the convergence of modernism and digital technologies in their disruption of traditional methods of art creation.

Emily Dickinson International Society 2022 CFP

updated: 
Thursday, January 28, 2021 - 11:55am
Emily Dickinson International Society
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, November 1, 2021

The 2022 Emily Dickinson International Society Conference in Seville,

“Dickinson and Foreignhood”

 

The Emily Dickinson International Society invites proposals for papers and panels at its international conference “Dickinson and Foreignhood,” scheduled at the College of Philology, University of Seville, Spain, from Tuesday, July 12, to Thursday, July 14, 2022. Because the academic calendar for 2021-2022 at the University of Seville is pending, conference dates will be confirmed in July 2021.

Environments and Spaces - Intermountain Graduate Conference

updated: 
Thursday, January 28, 2021 - 11:54am
Intermountain Graduate Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, February 13, 2021

ENVIRONMENTS AND SPACES

March 12 & 13, 2021

 

LOCATION: Online

 

TIMES: TBA

 

Sponsored by the English Graduate Student Association at Idaho State University

 

We are pleased to announce the 2021 Intermountain Graduate Conference. This year we are seeking a variety of papers around the theme “Environments and Spaces,” interpreted and explored broadly across topics and perspectives. The concept of human interactions with our environment(s) appears throughout human history, from the beginning of recorded history to the exploration of outer space and beyond.

Various approaches to our theme mightinclude:

Music and Theatre

updated: 
Thursday, January 28, 2021 - 11:50am
Jeff Dailey/MLA--Lyrica Society for Word/Music Relations
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, March 15, 2021

The Lyrica Society for Word/Music Relations seeks 250 word proposals for its session at the 2022 Modern Language Association conference, which will take place in Washington DC  January 6-9, 2022.  The theme for the session is "Music and Theatre," and we seek proposals that explore the connection between music and live theatre.  

Interpretations, Appropriations, and Rewritings of Giovanni Boccaccio

updated: 
Thursday, January 28, 2021 - 11:50am
11th International Montevideana Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, April 1, 2021

The Department of European Literature at the University of the Republic (Uruguay) announces its 11th International Montevideana Conference, to be held virtually.

 

It is tempting to think of Boccaccio's most important work in relation to our current times, given that in recent months the Decameron has become a virtual meeting place through rewrites, seminars, and group readings dedicated to the text. The superposition of his pandemic with ours has become, in more than one sense, a paradoxical kind of locus amoenus, adding a new layer to the varied investigations and artistic appropriations that this Italian text has motivated in its 700 years of existence.

Impost: A Journal of Creative and Critical Work

updated: 
Thursday, January 28, 2021 - 11:50am
English Association of Pennsylvania State Universities
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, April 3, 2021

Impost: A Journal of Creative and Critical Work
deadline for submissions:
3 April 2021
full name / name of organization:
English Association of Pennsylvania State Universities
contact information: astuart@bloomu.edu, timothy.ruppert@sru.edu
Impost: A Journal of Creative and Critical Work, a peer-reviewed journal published by the English Association of Pennsylvania State Universities, welcomes submissions of scholarly essays in all fields of English studies. As well, we invite submissions of creative writing, including fiction, poetry, nonfiction, short dramatic pieces, and literary journalism.

Narrative and Music

updated: 
Thursday, January 28, 2021 - 11:50am
VUB - KCB
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, March 14, 2021

The cognitivist turn sparked a renewed interest in narrative analysis that extends beyond the study of literature. It has expanded across media such as film, graphic novels, video games, and music. This conference focuses on the study of narrative and narrativity in music. While some critics are convinced of music’s capacity for story-building, others consider the use of narrative theory derived from literary studies for the analysis of music unsuitable. This conference takes music’s narrative potential as its point of departure but recognizes that musical narrativity is scalar.

Exploring Motherly Instincts: Representation of Mothers in Indian Cinema

updated: 
Thursday, January 28, 2021 - 11:49am
Cafe Dissensus
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, February 28, 2022

Issue 63: April 2022: Exploring Motherly Instincts: Representation of Mothers in Indian Cinema [Last date for submission: 28 February, 2022; Date of publication: 1 April, 2022]

Guest-Editor: Srija Sanyal, Research Scholar, Ronin Institue, USA.

Concept Note:

CFP: The 25th International Symposium on Translation and Interpretation

updated: 
Thursday, January 28, 2021 - 11:48am
English Department, Soochow University, Taiwan
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, March 1, 2021

Click Here to Download Paper Submission Application Form

The 25th International Symposium on Translation and Interpretation

Theme: The Task of the Translator

Conference organizers: Taiwan Association of Translation and Interpretation & Department of English Language and Literature, Soochow University

Date: June 5, 2021

Venue: Soochow University, Taipei, Taiwan

Call for Papers

 

Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association Conference CFP: Architecture, Space, and Literature (Nov. 11-14 2021)

updated: 
Thursday, January 28, 2021 - 11:48am
Reyam Rammahi, Independent Scholar
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, April 15, 2021

PAMLA 2021 LAS VEGAS: "CITY OF GOD, CITY OF DESTRUCTION" (November 11 -14, 2021 at Sahara Las Vegas Hotel, hosted by University of Nevada, Las Vegas).

Session: Architecture, Space, and Literature

Contact: Reyam Rammahi, Independent Scholar (reyam.rammahi@gmail.com)

Special issue of Cultural Studies/Critical Methodologies journal: Insurrection at the U.S. Capitol: Intersectional Analyses of Popular Culture (re)presentations of the Election and Subsequent Coup Attempt

updated: 
Thursday, January 28, 2021 - 11:48am
Erica Edwards- Wayne State University and Jennifer Esposito- Georgia State University
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, February 22, 2021

Special Issue of CulturalStudies/CriticalMethodologies

Insurrection at the U.S. Capitol: Intersectional Analyses of Popular Culture (Re)presentations of the Election and Subsequent Coup Attempt

Special Issue Editors:

Erica B. Edwards, Wayne State University Jennifer Esposito, Georgia State University

 

Counternarratives: Weaving Graphic Narratives in the Local, National, and the Global

updated: 
Thursday, January 28, 2021 - 11:45am
Sayanti Mondal, MLA, 2022
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, March 7, 2021

Counternarratives: Weaving Graphic Narratives in the Local, National, and the Global

Special Session, MLA, 2022.
Washington DC, 6-9th Jan, 2022.

 

“Art can be a powerful means of challenging the stereotypes of mutually antagonizing nations”—Aphrodite Desiree Navab

PAMLA Online Panel: Latin American Imaginary Cities

updated: 
Thursday, January 28, 2021 - 11:45am
Pacific Ancient & Modern Languages Association
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, April 15, 2021

This virtual (online) panel seeks papers that explore the imaginary cities built by Latin American literature from the 19th century to the present. Since this year's conference theme is “City of God, City of Destruction,” we are interested in proposals that study both the utopian and dystopian cities that Latin American writers have imagined to place there the collective fears and desires of their societies, as well as all those other fictional cities –neither paradisiacal nor infernal– that have served as microcosms to represent the tensions and conflicts of human comedy.

MLA Session - Publication - Murderous Sublime: Serial Killers and Serial Spectators

updated: 
Thursday, January 28, 2021 - 11:45am
Dr. Anhiti Patnaik (BITS), Prof. Elana Gomel (Tel-Aviv)
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, March 15, 2021

This global collection of essays – emerging from a session presented at the Modern Language Association (MLA) Conference 2021 – raises important ethical and aesthetic questions regarding narratives of serial murder. How is the serial killer constructed in World Literature and Culture by invoking or debunking Western criminological theories and detective genres? Why does a ‘murderous sublime’ dominate mainstream cinema, Netflix shows, graphic novels, and podcasts? On what historical and cultural terms, do these graphic representations of violence vacillate between notions of ‘normality’ and ‘abnormality’ or ‘banality’ and ‘exceptionalism’?

The Experience of Loneliness in the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries

updated: 
Thursday, January 28, 2021 - 11:45am
University of Birmingham
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, April 1, 2021

The Experience of Loneliness in the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries  Online ConferenceUniversity of Birmingham, UK29–30 June 2021  Keynote Speakers:  Professor Helen Wilcox (Bangor University)Dr Jenni Hyde (Lancaster University)   ***   John Worthington, Church of England clergyman and close associate of the Cambridge Platonists, complained of isolation from fellow scholars in his rectory at the small village of Ingoldsby, Lincolnshire, in the 1660s.

Call for Proposals in Cultural Geography

updated: 
Thursday, January 28, 2021 - 11:41am
Midwest Popular Culture Association
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, April 30, 2021

Midwest Popular Culture Association/Midwest American Culture Association Annual Conference

Friday-Sunday, 7-10 October 2021

Minneapolis, Minnesota

Westin Minneapolis

Seeking proposals for short presentations (10-20 minutes) of research related to cultural geography. This can take the form of anthropological case studies, political narratives, creative responses to place, GIS studies, refugee and immigration information, &c. Please direct any questions to A. P. Vague, Area Chair at alastriapress@gmail.com.

Special Issue: Systemic Racism, White privilege, and a Global Call to Action

updated: 
Thursday, January 28, 2021 - 11:41am
Christine Faucher / Cultural Studies ↔ Critical Methodologies
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, May 31, 2021

Cultural Studies ↔ Critical Methodologies

 

(SagePublications)

 

 

Special Issue: Systemic Racism, White privilege, and a Global Call to Action

 

Guest Co-Editors: C. Darius Stonebanks, Shirley Anne Tate, and Christine Faucher

 

CFP, Expanded Directions in Community-Based Undergraduate Research

updated: 
Thursday, January 28, 2021 - 11:41am
Elizabeth Foxwell / Council on Undergraduate Research
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, March 1, 2021

Community engagement and service learning are long-standing high-impact educational practices that have demonstrated value for students, faculty, higher education institutions, community organizations, states, regions, and nations. The societal focus on social justice movements, public health and the pandemic, and environmental issues has created unprecedented opportunities for engaging undergraduates in community-based research. These developments have highlighted community needs for certain types of data and projects as well as nurtured new forms of community engagement such as social entrepreneurship.

International Conference on Image and Graphics (ICIG) 2021

updated: 
Thursday, January 28, 2021 - 11:39am
China Society of Image and Graphics, organized by Hainan University, supported by Springer.
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, March 15, 2021

Call for Participation: 2021 11st International Conference on Image and Graphics (ICIG2021)

 

 

 

Please accept our apologies if you receive multiple copies of this call.

 

 

Translating the Uncle Charles Principle

updated: 
Thursday, January 28, 2021 - 11:36am
27th International James Joyce Symposium (Trieste)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, February 12, 2021

Translating the Uncle Charles Principle

 

Call for Panel proposals

‘Omniscientific Joyce’, Trieste, 14-18 June 2021

 

Panel chaired by: Kris Peeters (UAntwerp) and Guillermo Sanz Gallego (VUB)

 

 

Abstract:

 

Of City Spaces and Graveyards: A Pictorial Reading (Panel / Virtual)

updated: 
Thursday, January 28, 2021 - 11:36am
PAMLA (Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association)
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, April 15, 2021

Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA) Conference 2021

Thursday, November 11, 2021 to Sunday, November 14, 2021

 

Hosted by the University of Nevada, Las Vegas

Conference Theme: 

CITY OF GOD, CITY OF DESTRUCTION

 

Special Session:

Of City Spaces and Graveyards: A Pictorial Reading

 

Abstract:

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