Fashioning the Borderlands: Call for Chapters
“Fashioning the Borderlands” call for chapters
Editors: Marie Bravo-Moix and Yvette Chairez
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“Fashioning the Borderlands” call for chapters
Editors: Marie Bravo-Moix and Yvette Chairez
In the past decade, an increasing number of colleges and universities have added elements of intercultural and global awareness to their discipline, degree, and course outcomes. Whether titled “intercultural awareness” or “global citizenship,” “intercultural competence” or “global awareness,” these new focal points center on a more international, cross-cultural understanding of the world and its interactions. The American Association of Colleges and Universities, for example, has generated a “Global and Social Responsibility Initiative” that articulates three main outcomes for students in the 21st century:
1.) Become informed, open-minded, and responsible people who are attentive to diversity across the spectrum of differences.
16 and 17 November 2023 / Aix-Marseille University
(Site St Charles, Turbulence Building, 3 place Victor Hugo, Marseille; or by Zoom)
The III International Postgraduate Seminar in English Literature and Linguistics (IPSELL) organised by the Master’s in English Literature and Linguistics of the University of Granada aims to provide a forum where postgraduate students/researchers can present the results of their current research projects (preferably MA dissertation or early PhD work). This event intends to allow master’s and early career research students to share their research interests with national and international young scholars and get acquainted with the critical visions and methodological approaches that will be leading academic research in the years to come.
The Milton Society of America seeks to assemble a roundtable at the RSA 2024 on the shifting role of teaching and writing about the work of John Milton in the academic profession today, in different places across the world. Although some of our conversations will revolve around the serious institutional and vocational challenges that many Miltonists confront, we also hope to hear about creative responses to those challenges as well as contexts in which Milton scholarship is beginning to take hold or developing in new ways. Participants will be asked to open with brief (approximately seven-minute) prepared remarks in order to allow ample time for conversation and discussion.
The Milton Society of America will propose a panel at the RSA 2024 that commemorates the 350th anniversary of the second edition of Paradise Lost—the twelve-book version that would become familiar to us and regarded as the great epic poem in the English language. We invite papers on any aspect of the twelve-book Paradise Lost or on the ways its significance has been reshaped between 1674 and now. Topics may include (but are not limited to) the revision of the original ten-book poem, book history, reception history, and adaptation. For consideration, please submit an abbreviated CV and a 200-word abstract to Eric Song at MiltonSocietySec@gmail.com, no later than June 30, 2023.
The authors for this edited collection on Fashioning the Asian Century are mostly set, but we still need one or two essays on Southeast Asia generally, or Thailand or Vietnam specifically. We could also use another essay on a topic relating to Chinese, Japanese, or Korean fashion. Please note that we already have several inquiries relating to fashion in India.
If you're interested, please send a 150 word abstract and short bio to the editor, Dr. Amanda Sikarskie, firstname.lastname@example.org, by June 30, 2023. (The editor is working with Bloomsbury.)
Fashioning the Asian Century
*Apologies for cross-posting
Please see this CFP (full call below) for an edited collection on Transnational Feminist Rhetorics titled “(Re)Mobilizing Solidarity: (Re)Mobilizing Solidarity in/and Transnational Feminist Rhetorics” edited by Belinda Walzer, Mais T. Al-Khateeb, Jennifer Nish, and Sweta Baniya.
Call For Papers for an Edited Collection, The National Health Service on Television
We are very excited to share our Call for Papers for the 2023 Charles F. Fraker Graduate Student Conference, hosted by the Department of Romance Languages and Literatures at the University of Michigan. This year’s conference will be titled, "Dis/continuities: Unsettling Memory and Time" and will take place on October 6 and 7, 2023.
call for papers
Deadline for Submissions: May 31, 2023. Extended to June 30, 2023.
Decision: July 31, 2023
Name of Organization: The Department of Arts & Human Sciences at Northern New Mexico College
Conference Chair: Robert Beshara
Date: September 8-9, 2023
Time: 8 am – 5 pm
Location: Santa Fe Community Convention Center, Oga Po’geh, Nuevo México, Turtle Island
International conference | November 27-28, 2023
Alcalá de Henares, Madrid ES
KEYNOTES: Cathryn Halverson (Södertörn University), John Wills (University of Kent)
KEYNOTE ROUNDTABLE: Rewest Research Group (David Río, Amaia Ibarraran, Angel Chaparro, Amaia Soroa)
English as a foreign language (EFL) education provides valuable opportunities to introduce global and intercultural perspectives on the challenges of the Anthropocene. One way to engage EFL learners critically with the Anthropocene and make its complexity more accessible, immediate, and meaningful to them is through literary studies. Literature has the power to challenge established ideas, inspire change, and offer fresh perspectives on real-world problems associated with the Anthropocene.
A Critical Companion to Jane Campion
Edited by Elsa Colombani and Eurydice Da Silva
Part of the Critical Companion to Popular Directors series
edited by Adam Barkman and Antonio Sanna
Call for Papers: "Fashion in Eighteenth-Century English Fiction"
We are pleased to invite submissions for an edited volume titled "Fashion in Eighteenth-century English Fiction." This volume will explore how fashion, an inclusive notion associated with such terms as dress, clothing, costume, appearance, and other cultural objects like jewellery, furniture, foods, and architectural forms, is represented and politicised in English fiction in the eighteenth century.
EXTENDED DEADLINE (30 June for abstracts, 30 October for full articles)
Global Folios: Books about Shakespeare from around the World
NALANS Journal (Special Issue) https://nalans.com/index.php/nalans
Guest Editors: Amrita Sen, Anna Forrester and Murat Öğütcü
Contact email: email@example.com
Call for Articles
1st UTAD Conference (Turkish Society for Theatre Research, TSTR)
TED University, Ankara, Türkiye
14-16 September 2023
Contact email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Call for Papers
Pratiques de l’hésitation : pour une observation des tremblements
Si, p. ex., quelqu’un disait « je ne sais pas s’il y a là une main », on pourrait dire : « Regarde de plus près ». – Cette possibilité de se convaincre de quelque chose fait partie du jeu de langage. (Wittgenstein 1969, 16)
Depuis, j’ai tout oublié de l’inconnu, mais le timbre de sa voix, au creux de cette houle, résonne encore en moi. Émoi définitivement présent :
– Ma main en tremble encore, disait-il, regardez! (Djebar 1985, 162)
This graduate conference will be held at the University of St Andrews on 23rd September 2023, and invites proposals from postgraduates and early career researchers.
The past six years have seen a resurgence of the radical right. In this resurgence, art and literature have played a prominent role. Senior advisors to the Trump administration cited novels as specific influences on federal policy; Jordan Peterson has disguised right-wing manifestos as self-help volumes, hoodwinking young men to the tune of millions; the internet has seen an overwhelming explosion of white supremacist digital art. Walter Benjamin’s dictum that fascism seeks to “aestheticize politics” endures.
CFP: “Intelligence,” Journal of the Midwest Modern Language Association (JMMLA), Spring 2024
The Journal of the Midwestern Modern Language Association invites submissions for a Spring 2024 special issue on the theme of “Intelligence.”
In 2021, as a consequence of the pandemic, schools and colleges across the country placed a temporary freeze on standardized testing, reinforcing doubts regarding the necessity and efficacy of such tests to assess intellectual potential. Soon thereafter, the November 30th 2022 launch of ChatGPT-3 elicited responses ranging from the apocalyptic (the software is a huge step toward artificial general intelligence) to the skeptical (the software is not and cannot be intelligent).
2023 marks one-hundred years since Italo Calvino’s birth in 1923. Even before his death in 1985, he was considered a classic of 20th century literature; his career spans various crucial historical moments, from the Resistance to the Years of Lead, and encompasses various genres and modes of writing, from Neorealism to postmodernism.
The Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association permanent section invites proposals for in-person presentations at the 2023 meeting of the Western Literature Association taking place at the Shoshone-Bannock Hotel & Casino on the Fort Hall Reservation, home of the Shoshone and Bannock Tribes, near Pocatello, Idaho, from October 11-14. The conference’s theme this year is “Home on the Rez: Sovereignty and Sustainability.”
In 2022, about 35.04 million printed books were sold that classified as Young Adult Literature (Curcic 2023). In fact, it’s the fastest growing category since 2018, with almost a 50% increase in sales to date (Curcic 2023). And, if trends hold, the numbers will continue to rise, making the YA category a multibillion dollar opportunity for publishers. It’s also no surprise that media adaptations of popular Young Adult novels have become big business, raking in millions of dollars, skyrocketing actors to celebrity status, and providing another mediated experience for fans to embrace.
We have a contract with Bloomsbury Publishing for a handbook on the intersection of video games and sexual content and sexuality. Traditionally, handbooks are envisioned as comprehensive surveys of the discipline aimed at the library market. Volumes typically consist of about 25-35 contributions written by experts in their respective areas of the field. Much work has been done by our contributors already and we are working with them on final edits and revisions. However, to be blunt, attrition due to many factors has taken a toll on us and we are now a few chapters short of our target. Our publisher has given us permission to do a second call for contributors.
The 48th European Studies Conference, which will be held on October 5-6, 2023, both online and in person at the University of Nebraska Omaha, welcomes papers on European topics in all disciplines.
Founded in 1975, our interdisciplinary conference draws every year participants from colleges and universities in the United States and from abroad.
Areas of interest include art, anthropology, history, literature, current issues and prospects in cultural, political, social, economic, or military areas; education, business, international affairs, religion, foreign languages, philosophy, music, geography, theater, and film.
This year we will also offer special panels on the following topics:
Call for Proposals
As the “Crisis in the Humanities” continues to witness a decline in all things humanities courses throughout post-secondary curricula under the echoing waves of COVID, teachers of English survey courses are left to do some cleaning up with regard to what we teach as far as the surveys go. In addition to the COVID slope, the number of English majors continues to wane, and some colleges are even restructuring semester scheduling. When the dust settles, where does that leave the last vestibule of the formal introductory map to English studies, the venerable “survey course” – the one, staunch and steadfast bastion of the once bustling English departments?
The Science and Technology area of NEPCA encourages proposals for presentations that explore the relation of science and technology (broadly defined) to popular culture and to American culture. We are particularly interested in putting science, technology, culture, and the humanities in conversation with one another. How are science and technology represented in popular culture? How do we use popular culture to understand science and technology? And how do we use science and technology to understand narratives, art, and culture? What do we gain, what do we risk by approaching science and technology from the lens of the humanities, the humanities from the lens of science, by putting these disciplines in conversation with each other?
Call for Papers
ReFocus: The Films of John Singleton
Editor: Daniel Dufournaud