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Dante Decolonizer: Poet of Justice

updated: 
Thursday, October 7, 2021 - 8:08pm
Catherine Adoyo (George Washington University)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, October 15, 2021

The Dante sponsored session is designed to engage the poet’s interrogation and exploration of Justice as a fundamental ethical imperative that is rooted in the active free will of knowing and conscientious members of society and transcends contemporary debates about the purview or the limits of Retributive Justice, Distributive Justice, Procedural Justice, and Restorative Justice. 

SHAKESPEARE’S FIRST FOLIO REVISITED: QUADRICENTENNIAL ESSAYS

updated: 
Thursday, October 7, 2021 - 4:42pm
THALiS Research Team at the University of Alicante
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, April 1, 2022

The THALiS Research Team (Transhistorical Anglophone Literary Studies) based at the University of Alicante takes pleasure in announcing the publication of a collective volume to commemorate the fourth centenary of the Shakespearean First Folio. This volume will be edited by Dr. Remedios Perni and entitled

SHAKESPEARE’S FIRST FOLIO REVISITED:
QUADRICENTENNIAL ESSAYS

More details will follow shortly. Scholars working in this field and willing to submit a proposal can expect further briefing in a few weeks’ time.

On Docility and Volatility: Uncovering Women’s Bodies as Sites of Violence and Resistance in South Asian Literature

updated: 
Thursday, October 7, 2021 - 3:52pm
Journal of International Women’s Studies, Bridgewater State University, MA, USA
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 31, 2021

                                  Special Issue with the Journal of International Women’s Studies

 

On Docility and Volatility: Uncovering Women’s Bodies as Sites of Violence and Resistance in South Asian Literature

 

Special Issue Editor:

Goutam Karmakar, Barabazar BTM College, Sidho-Kanho-Birsha University, WB, India

 

Tinakori: Critical Journal of the Katherine Mansfield Society: Special Edition: Pain

updated: 
Thursday, October 7, 2021 - 3:33pm
Katherine Mansfield Society
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, December 12, 2021

This special issue of Tinakori seeks to explore representations of physical and emotional pain in Mansfield’s writings. In her seminal text The Body in Pain, Elaine Scarry suggests that pain defies language to become ‘unrepresentable’, an idea more recently challenged. How does Mansfield represent hurt and pain using the literary conventions of short story form (or verse) as a medium? How is this also communicated in her letters and journals?How do bystanders in Mansfield’s work or life respond to those who suffer in some way? Is pain a source of connection or separation?

Call For Papers: Asian American Religious Studies - AAR Western Region

updated: 
Thursday, October 7, 2021 - 3:32pm
Asian American Religious Studies Unit: American Academy of Religion – Western Region
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, October 31, 2021

The Asian American Religious Studies Unit (AARSU) is inviting scholars of religion to attend the coming American Academy of Religion – Western Region’s (AAR-WR) Annual Conference 2022, which be held at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV) on March 18-20, 2022.

We are inviting scholars of all levels to join and participate in AARSU’s discussions. Following the main theme for the conference, AARSU’s theme is Religion and Asian American Hate: Reconciliation, Healing, and Forgiveness.

 Our Call for Papers:

SHEL12: Studies in the History of the English Language

updated: 
Thursday, October 7, 2021 - 3:31pm
Studies in the History of the English Language
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, November 1, 2021

CFP Studies in the History of the English Language (SHEL-12)

http://depts.washington.edu/shel12/

Please join us in Seattle for the twelfth meeting of SHEL on May 19-21, 2022. SHEL has been meeting biennially for two decades; it is the preeminent gathering in North America that examines the English language and its history. The conference is returning to the University of Washington after 20 years, and we are excited to welcome you back.

Spark Volume 4: Special Volume on Anti-Ableist Activism

updated: 
Thursday, October 7, 2021 - 3:31pm
Saprk: A 4C4Equality Journal
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 10, 2022

Special Volume on Anti-Ableist Activism:
Volume 4, June 2022

 

Edited by the Anti-Ableist Composition Collective
with support from Spark

 

Submission Deadline: 10 January 2022

 

Call for submissions

 

An Aging World: History as Senescence

updated: 
Thursday, October 7, 2021 - 11:01am
Arturo Ruiz-Mautino
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, October 15, 2021

“I grow old as the world does.” --- Adso of Melk, The Name of the Rose

Reminder: Scoring Peak TV: Music and Sound in Television’s New ‘Golden Age’

updated: 
Thursday, October 7, 2021 - 2:45am
Steve (Janet K.) Halfyard/ Royal Conservatoire of Scotland
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, November 1, 2021

Reminder: Call for papers - deadline November 1st

Scoring Peak TV: Music and Sound in Television’s New ‘Golden Age’

 

We invite abstracts proposing contributions to a project led by Dr Steve Halfyard (RCS) and Prof. Nicholas Reyland (RNCM). The project will involve two phases of work: a conference/workshop (to be held in 2022, location and medium tbc.) and an essay collection co-edited by Halfyard and Reyland (to be submitted end 2023).

Contested Solidarities: Agency and Victimhood in Anglophone Literatures and Cultures

updated: 
Wednesday, October 6, 2021 - 3:13pm
Frank Schulze-Engler and Pavan Malreddy/ Goethe University Frankfurt
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 31, 2021

32nd Annual Conference of the Association for Anglophone Postcolonial Studies
(Gesellschaft für Anglophone Postkoloniale Studien / GAPS)

Keynote Speakers/Writers

Arundhati Roy (India)

Sinan Antoon (Iraq/USA)

Geographical Imaginations in Indian Writings in English

updated: 
Wednesday, October 6, 2021 - 3:09pm
Seva Bharati Mahavidyalaya
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, November 3, 2021

Call for Papers for an Edited Book

 

Title of the Book: Geographical Imaginations in Indian Writings in English

 

 

Open Channels: Divinatory Poetics and Critique of the Lyric

updated: 
Wednesday, October 6, 2021 - 2:37pm
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, October 15, 2021

Open Channels: Divinatory Poetics and Critique of the Lyric

A Roundtable at the 53rd Annual Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA) Convention

March 10-13, 2022 in Baltimore, Maryland (although hybrid presentations are possible)

Queer Sahara | Queer Sonora

updated: 
Wednesday, October 6, 2021 - 2:36pm
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, October 15, 2021

Queer Sahara | Queer Sonora

A Panel at the 53rd Annual Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA) Convention

March 10-13, 2022 in Baltimore, Maryland (although hybrid presentations are possible)

In this panel, we will consider shared connections across desert spaces in the queer imaginary, using the Sonoran Desert and the Sahara Desert as specific sites of comparison, reinvention, liberation, and self-definition. Rather than empty spaces or zones of death, these deserts and their vibrant ecosystems contain various well-established queer enclaves such as Palm Springs, California; Bisbee and Melrose (Phoenix), Arizona; and locales at the edge of the Sahara, such as Fes and Marrakesh, Morocco.

Il Parlaggio - new issue January 2022

updated: 
Wednesday, October 6, 2021 - 2:01pm
Edizioni Sinestesie (Italy)
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, December 1, 2021

IL PARLAGGIO

ISSN 2280-6849

 

This section of the academic journal “Sinestesieonline” is open to contributions about theatre and performing arts in all historical ages, forms and variations, in English, Italian and foreign languages. We use double blind peer review.

“Il Parlaggio” is the name created by Gabriele d’Annunzio for the amphitheatre in Vittoriale – a place of empathy, a cradle of emotions, a crossroads of cultures, a connection between antiquity and contemporaneity, an emblem of the “neverending show”.

The Art of Drag (Racing): Reading The Fast and the Furious

updated: 
Wednesday, October 6, 2021 - 12:31pm
Contemporaries at Post45
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 31, 2021

Call for Papers

Contemporaries at Post45 

The Art of Drag (Racing): Reading The Fast and the Furious

Despite its outsized popular impact – which spans 20 years, 9 films, a chart-topping song and several viral memes – The Fast Saga remains under-studied. This call for papers invites sustained inquiry into these films for a collection in Post45’s Contemporaries forum, seeking to understand the implications of this series in and on the cultural imagination, especially given the questions posed by its notable divergence from the action film genre.

A Critical Companion to Stokes Prickett

updated: 
Wednesday, October 6, 2021 - 11:00am
Sherbert Taylor
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, December 20, 2021

A Critical Companion to Stokes Prickett

deadline for submissions: 

December 20, 2021

full name / name of organization: 

Sherbert Taylor

contact email: 

sherberttaylor@protonmail.com

A Critical Companion to Stokes Prickett

edited by Sherbert Taylor, Professor Emeritus

UWP Pedagogy, Practice and Philosophy 2022

updated: 
Wednesday, October 6, 2021 - 9:34am
University of Florida
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, December 1, 2021

Back to “Normal”

The University of Florida’s Writing Program invites proposals for our annual Conference on Pedagogy, Practice and Philosophy. This year, as we approach the tenth anniversary of this conference, we want to recognize the continuing importance of developing practical strategies and approaches for teaching writing while also interrogating universities across the US’ desire to return to “normal” instruction this year, even as the COVID-19 pandemic continues.

 

Grammar and Linguistics (CEA 3/31/22–4/2/22)

updated: 
Wednesday, October 6, 2021 - 9:34am
College English Association
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, November 1, 2021

 

 

Subject: Call for Papers: GRAMMAR and LINGUISTICS at CEA 2022

 

Call for Papers, Grammar and Linguistics at CEA 2022

March 31-April 2, 2022 | Birmingham, Alabama

Sheraton Hotel, Birmingham | 2201 Richard Arrington Jr Blvd N, Birmingham, AL 35203

The College English Association, a gathering of scholar-teachers in English studies, welcomes proposals for presentations on Grammar/Linguistics for our 52nd annual conference. Submit your proposal at www.cea-web.org

Technical Writing (Due 11/1/21 for CEA 3/31/22–4/2/22).

updated: 
Wednesday, October 6, 2021 - 9:33am
College English Association
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, November 1, 2021

Subject: Call for Papers: Technical Writing at CEA 2022

 

Call for Papers, Technical Writing at CEA 2022

March 31-April 2, 2022 | Birmingham, Alabama

Sheraton Hotel, Birmingham | 2201 Richard Arrington Jr Blvd N, Birmingham, AL 35203

The College English Association, a gathering of scholar-teachers in English studies, welcomes proposals for presentations on [special topic title] for our 52nd annual conference. Submit your proposal at www.cea-web.org

ACLA: Literature After Rights

updated: 
Wednesday, October 6, 2021 - 9:33am
American Comparative Literature Association 2022 Annual Meeting
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, October 31, 2021

For over a decade now, the interdisciplinary study of human rights and literature has offered a generative lens for thinking about questions of citizenship, the nation-state, and narrative form. Scholars have studied the human rights novel (James Dawes), the co-constitution of human rights and the bildungsroman (Joseph Slaughter), literary and cinematic depictions of torture (Elizabeth Swanson Goldberg), and the rights-based political imaginations of American writers of color (Crystal Parikh), among other projects. These approaches have emphasized the discursivity of human rights: literature does not represent a static conception of human rights but rather helps shape understandings of what human rights are or could be.

 

Theory and the Novel (ACLA 2022)

updated: 
Wednesday, October 6, 2021 - 7:56am
Athanassia Williamson (NYU) and Christina Gilligan (Brown)
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, October 31, 2021

What does a novel do? Recent theoretical work on the novel has tended to emphasize the novel’s facility for world-making—for the organization of all its different elements within a global whole (Cheah / Hayot / Woloch). Figured as a composite of relations, the novel is ascribed a constructive conceptuality (Levine / Kornbluh). The novel makes a world. Perhaps some of the strongest, recent theorizations of the novel along these lines, in literary criticism, have come from within new formalism—a formalist movement with roots in both New Criticism and Marxist literary criticism.

Kathleen Raine, poet of the past or of times to come? International Conference: A Homage to Kathleen Raine

updated: 
Wednesday, October 6, 2021 - 3:09am
Université Sorbonne Nouvelle
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, October 31, 2021

 

Call for papers

Kathleen Raine, poet of the past or of times to come?

International Conference: A Homage to Kathleen Raine

 

 

Dear colleagues,

 

We are delighted to confirm that the international conference in Homage to Kathleen Raine will be held in person at the Sorbonne and at the research center of the Sorbonne Nouvelle on March 24 and 25, 2022. The call for papers (see below) has been extended to October 31, 2021. You will find all the necessary information on the conference website.

Iconography and Iconoclasm in Twentieth Century and Contemporary American Poetry

updated: 
Tuesday, October 5, 2021 - 5:50pm
Southwest Popular / American Culture Association
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, October 25, 2021

From Langston Hughes’ "Goodbye, Christ" to Gertrude Stein’s "If I Told Him, A Completed Portrait of Picasso," Marie Howe’s Magdalene to Sarah Blake’s Mr. West, cultural icons feature prominently across American poetry from the past century to the present. Now that social media affords endless and immediate access to living icons’ homes, bodies, and vulnerabilities (especially during the COVID-19 pandemic), poetic treatments of icons might offer timely and incisive considerations of iconography in popular culture then and now. What makes us identify with, or feel alienated from, an iconic figure? What challenges exist in depicting realistic and relatable icons in a medium necessitating a degree of craft?

Is Language Limited?

updated: 
Tuesday, October 5, 2021 - 4:18pm
2022 Northeast MLA Convention, Baltimore MD
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, October 15, 2021

**DEADLINE FOR ABSTRACTS EXTENDED TO OCT. 15!

"I, too, having lost faith / in language, have placed my faith in language" (Terrance Hayes, "Snow for Wallace Stevens")

As Terrance Hayes exemplifies in his portrayal of Wallace Stevens’ racism, language underpins both care-full and care-less representations. As an interdependent system that necessarily implicates and involves us all, language demands our thoughtful investigation when it comes to how we might communicate care.

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