We are pleased to announce the 2022 Mid-Atlantic and New England regional meeting of the American Conference for Irish Studies hosted by Saint Joseph’s University in Philadelphia, PA.
Call for Chapters:
The Routledge Research Companion to Toni Morrison
Editor: Maureen E. Ruprecht Fadem, CUNY
This is a call for chapter proposals for The Routledge Research Companion to Toni Morrison. This companion text is intended for a scholarly audience and as support for newer Morrison scholars as they approach their research.
Each chapter of the book has a dual function: to offer a new reading of Morrison and to review the Morrison scholarship in whatever general terrain the chapter falls within:
CALL FOR PAPERS
Activities organized by the Emerging Scholars' Forum (NWF) of the Association for Canadian Studies in German-speaking Countries (GKS)
As part of
Solidarities. Networks – Convivialities – Confrontations
44th Annual Conference of the Association for Canadian Studies in German-speaking Countries (GKS)
March 3-5, 2023, in Grainau, Germany
Resources for American Literary Study, a journal of archival and bibliographical scholarship in American literature, invites submissions for our upcoming 2022 issue. Covering all periods of American literature, RALS welcomes both traditional and digital approaches to archival and bibliographical analysis.
Founded in 1971, RALS remains the only major scholarly periodical of its kind. Each issue includes, in addition to archival and bibliographical research, related book reviews and a unique “Prospects” essay that identifies new directions in the study of major authors. Our editorial board consists of leading scholars from an array of fields and subfields in American literary study.
CALL FOR PAPERS
Reconfiguring Corporeality in 21st Century
How would it be possible to think the reality of the mind, of the I-subject, without a lived body?
This one-day conference, organised by the Leiden University Centre for the Arts in Society (LUCAS), invites you to share your research ideas and results in practices of comparative medievalism in arts and culture. We therefore invite contributions of papers that analyse cultural representations of the Middle Ages from the Early Modern period until the present.
The E. E. Cummings Society and the Society’s journal, Spring, invite abstracts for 20-minute papers for the 50th annual Louisville Conference on Literature and Culture since 1900, February 23-25, 2023, at the University of Louisville (http://www.thelouisvilleconference.com).
“That’s a Take”: The International Television Commercial as Short Film is a two-day, virtual conference that engages interdisciplinary scholarship from any critical/methodological perspective examining the international television commercial production as a short film narrative. As examined in Consuming Images: Film Art and the American Television Commercial (Edinburgh University Press, 2020) which established the complex vitality of the television commercial both as a short film and as an art form, the television commercial has an aesthetic and historical dynamic linking it directly to cinematic and media cultures.
Special Issue: Narratives of Care, Caring Materials, and Materializing Care in the 19th Century & 20th Century
Essence & Critique: Journal of Literature and Drama Studies invites submissions for a special issue of the journal on Myths, Archetypes and the Literary Arts.
We welcome submissions for a scholarly conference to be hosted online 30 September and 1 October 2022 by the Troy University Department of English.
Papers may address any aspect of teaching composition to ESL/EFL students, including—but not limited to—the following:
- Theory and practical applications
- New strategies
- Development of paragraphs and essays
- Models and modeling
- Writing as a process
- Teaching grammar within the process
- Language development within the process
- Digital and multimodal writing
Popular culture has been a rising area of interest in India, with dedicated departments of Game Studies, Media Studies, Visual arts and culture and many more. In the contemporary context, where the world has been miniaturised into the palm of our hands, with information available at the tip of our fingers, it becomes more important to question how we can include popular culture into the larger domain of academia, both in Humanities and in the Social Sciences. The Popular Culture Association, established in the USA in 1971, has taken the study and research in this domain to new heights.
Workshop, 24th-25th March 2023 (Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz)
Deadline for proposals: 15 September 2022
Over 83% of the current global population is estimated to have a smartphone today, and the number is rising rapidly. A lion's share of these phones are used and produced in the Global South. Small, portable, and relatively cheap, the software and hardware of the phones are altering the manner in which individuals in the Global South communicate, and even the languages in which they communicate. An instrument vital to teaching and communication, the production of this tool is nevertheless tied to e-waste generation, child labor in the mining and assembly processes, and numerous other unsustainable and exploitative processes.
The West Chester University Poetry Center is pleased to announce this Call for Papers and Poems for our virtual poetry and pedagogy conference,The Dramatic I/Eye: Reflections on Voice and Form in Contemporary Poetry, to be held November 11-12, 2022. Early Twentieth Century African American poet Sterling Brown once said, “every I is a dramatic I.” How many times must we remind our students (and ourselves) not to confuse the speaker with the poet when they are analyzing poetry? How many times do we anticipate that a poet’s work will give voice to a particular subject position, identity, experience, or way of seeing the world simply because we’ve read their bio sketch? What happens when the poet or the speaker pushes the bounds of our expectations?
REVISED CALL FOR CHAPTERS—LOOKING FOR A FEW ADDITIONAL CONTRIBUTIONS
The Gothic is a wide-ranging mode that comprises multiple genres, including but not limited to literature, drama, film, television, art, music, games, comics, and graphic novels. It is also a shape-shifting mode. Like vampires or werewolves, expressions of the Gothic frequently and uncannily change form, thereby calling into question the stability and desirability of fixed generic, cultural, and mediatic boundaries. Bram Stoker’s Dracula (1897), the most often adapted Gothic text, first took the shape of both a novel and a play before transforming into innumerable plays, operas, ballets, graphic novels, TV shows, films, comics, and games.
The Thirteenth International Milton Symposium will be held at the University of Toronto, Canada, 10-14 July 2023. The Symposium welcomes scholars from across the world for five days of lively discussion and convivial exchanges.
Su Fang Ng
The IMS Program Committee invites proposals for 20-minute papers, as well as roundtables, on all aspects of Milton studies, from established approaches to new and emerging ones.
Live Xinema Festival 2022 – Call for Participation
Live Xinema IV– Invitation to Participate
Building on the successes of the Live Cinema Conference held at King’s College London in 2016, the Live Cinema Summit at Sheffield Doc/Fest 2018, and our online event Live Cinema III: The ReOpening in September 2020, we are convening: Live Xinema a new festival of research and innovation exploring the role of hybridity and liveness in the future of cinema. The Xinema in this year’s title reflects the hybrid nature of the event (across platforms) and expresses the sense of a crossroads, of converging and diverging paths of development and innovation.
We are considering three broad areas of enquiry:
Article proposals are welcome for an upcoming collection on Asian Popular Culture and the Gothic, edited by Li-hsin Hsu, Deimantas Valančiūnas and Katarzyna Ancuta. The collection is planned for submission to the Routledge Advances in Popular Culture Studies series.
This traditional panel session welcomes submissions on Louisa May Alcott, especially papers incorporating historical and biographical data. Abstracts addressing the conference theme of “Change” are especially welcome and are fitting for Alcott, whose work reflected massive changes, individual and societal, and whose influence has extended through changes beyond her lifetime. By September 1, 2022, please submit an abstract of 300 words, a brief bio, and any A/V or scheduling requests to Dr. Margie Burns, UMBC, at firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com.
Animals in the American Popular Imagination | virtual conference, September 13-16
We are opening a call for Zoom support, welcoming PhD/MA students to work with us as general support during the conference. We will issue a certificate for it. Support should be connected during the conference to help if any tech issue happens, possibly take care of sharing panels on Twitter depending on the distribution of tasks among support team.
If you are interested, please send us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org attaching a document (docx / doc) with your name, affiliation, email, and ca. 200 words long bio.
The Association for the Study of Modern and Contemporary France Annual Conference
8-9 September 2022
Call for Flash Presentations on Postgraduate projects (Master’s and PhDs)
To showcase postgraduate projects at Master’s and PhD level, we are pleased to invite expressions of interest from postgraduate students to showcase their doctoral research for the Association for the Study of Modern and Contemporary France’s Annual Conference.
“Lesbian Aesthetics: Living Queer Lives With Ali Smith”
Proposals are due August 15, 2022; the Full manuscripts due December 15, 2022.
Director of the Sarah Isom Center for Women and Gender Studies at the University of Mississippi; email@example.com
Turner Nat Byrd, University of Mississippi; firstname.lastname@example.org
Ali Smith is an anomaly in the contemporary publishing scene: an experimental writer
popular enough to be interviewed by the prime minister of Scotland; a lesbian writer lauded as
Call for Contributions to a Proposed Collected Edition
Disruptive Labor: Early Modern Gender, Capital, and Illicit Work
Disruptive Labor: Early Modern Gender, Capital, and Illicit Work interrogates how some labor is denigrated and yet simultaneously supportive of the formation of the capitalistic markets upon which European nations expanded empires. By focusing on how these patriarchal societies see specific types of work as gendered, this edition explores how the gendering of labor establishes dynamic markets as either culturally sanctioned or illegitimate and, in turn, grapples with how cultural approbation undergirds economic growth.
2022 Meeting of the Society for Comparative Literature and the Arts
October 6-8, 2022
Keynote Speaker: Jean-Pierre Bekolo, Afrofuturist Film Director
Call for Proposals