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ALA Conference 2024 - Asian American Carceral Structures: Dispossession and Relocation

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Thursday, January 4, 2024 - 12:38am
The Circle for Asian American Literary Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, January 23, 2024

American Literature Association
35th Annual Conference
May 23-26, 2024
Chicago, IL

We invite papers that consider how Asian American literary texts illuminate, challenge, or reimagine Asian American relationships to carceral structures. We ask, how might a deeper awareness of the Asian American subject's implication in carceral structures allow for more interethnic coalition building? 

ALA Conference 2024 - Open Call: New Directions in Asian American Literary Studies

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Thursday, January 4, 2024 - 12:38am
The Circle for Asian American Literary Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, January 23, 2024

American Literature Association
35th Annual Conference
May 23-26, 2024
Chicago, IL

We welcome proposals on current debates regarding Asian American literature. Our aim is to provide a forum for new and innovative work in Asian American literary studies.

Please email your proposal (max. 250 words) and a brief CV (max. 1-page) to Timothy K. August at timothy.august@stonybrook.edu by January 23rd, 2024. Please be sure to mention any technological needs for your presentation.

Call for Poems and Nonfiction Writing (Journals, Essays, etc.) about “Migration”

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Thursday, January 4, 2024 - 12:38am
University of Minnesota Duluth "Writing & Cultures" Class
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, January 31, 2023

Students in Writing Studies 4200, “Writing and Cultures,” at the University of Minnesota Duluth will edit a collection of creative writing (poems and nonfiction writing) about the broad theme of "Migration." As such, they solicit writings on this topic for inclusion in the collection.

Submissions could address the topic from many perspectives

The Morris Circle and Collaboration

updated: 
Thursday, January 4, 2024 - 12:38am
Jude V. Nixon Salem State University
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 1, 2024

The Morris Circle and Collaboration

Co-sponsored with SHARP: The Society for the History of Authorship, Readers and Publishers

William Morris and his circle were constant collaborators—in poetry, journalism, essays, lectures, translations, printing, art, socialism, and much more. We seek papers and presentations on any topic related to shared works by and with Morris and his associates: these could include literary writings and translations, illuminated manuscripts, the Kelmscott Press, Morris’s political and art journalism, the contributions of others in his literary, political, and artistic circles, or of those substantially influenced by his works.

WOCIA Conference Workshop Proposals

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Thursday, January 4, 2024 - 12:38am
Sarah Banning - Northeastern University, WOCIA Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 22, 2024

2024 WOCIA Call for Workshop Proposals

Submission Deadline: Monday, January 22, 2024

The annual Women of Color in the Academy Conference once again invites proposals for workshop sessions for our upcoming 8th conference. Scheduled to take place on Friday, May 17, 2024, the theme will be “Legacies of Solidarity: Bridging Generations in the New Normal.” Inspired by recent events such as the SCOTUS decisions on Dobbs and eliminating affirmative action considerations in college admissions, we are interested in receiving proposals for workshops that will engage in some way, shape, or form with this year’s theme. In addition, we are also interested in receiving proposals for workshops on:

JFA - Volume 35 submission window

updated: 
Thursday, January 4, 2024 - 12:38am
Journal of the Fantastic in the Arts
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, February 29, 2024

The Journal of the Fantastic in the Arts, published since 1988, is an interdisciplinary journal devoted to the study of the fantastic in Literature, Art, Drama, Film, and Popular Media. It is published three times a year by the International Association for the Fantastic in the Arts.

For Authors – SubmissionsArticle Submission Window for Volume 35 – 2024 opened December 2, 2023.

Please make sure to refer essays and book reviews to the JFA Submission, Accessibility and Sensitivity Review Handbook below before submission to journal@fantastic-arts.org.

Subject Matter

International Conference on Myths, Archetypes and Symbols: "Models and Alternatives"

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Thursday, January 4, 2024 - 12:37am
London Centre for Interdisciplinary Research
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, April 15, 2024

Humankind has always sought to explain its origins and the mysteries of life to map personal and collective boundaries, and to secure its sense of identity through the power of everyday events and occurrences. Exemplary accounts of imaginary happenings and supernatural creatures from a time beyond history and memory explain the genesis of the universe, the making of a living thing, the formation of an attitude or the inception of an institution. The essence of these traditional narratives reflects a certain system of values and code of self-conduct of a group of individuals bound together by social and cultural ties, and the cardinal virtues and vices of human nature captured in a conventional configuration.

International Conference on Postcolonial Studies: "Trajectories and Transitions of (Post)colonialism"

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Thursday, January 4, 2024 - 12:37am
London Centre for Interdisciplinary Research
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 15, 2024

The conference will explore the historical and theoretical dimensions of colonial and postcolonial studies and it will focus on the impact colonialism had on political, social, economic and cultural domains. It will examine various forms of colonial domination and control as well as theories and practices of resistance.

“The Uncanny in Language, Literature and Culture” International Conference

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Thursday, January 4, 2024 - 12:37am
London Centre for Interdisciplinary Research
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 15, 2024

The twentieth-century literature and culture tended to explore and to celebrate subjectivity. But this tendency did not mean the turn to the self, but beyond the self, or as Charles Taylor puts it, “to a fragmentation of experience which calls our ordinary notions of identity into question”. 

"Discourses on Motherhood" International Conference

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Thursday, January 4, 2024 - 12:37am
London Centre for Interdisciplinary Research
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, March 10, 2024

This conference aims at exploring motherhood and its diverse cultural representations, while interrogating the ways in which such representations impact on individual and collective experiences of motherhood. Thus, we attempt at examining motherhood both as a personal experience and as an institution, as well as observing the nuances involved in the interaction between both.

The conference seeks to encourage dialogue around cultural concepts of motherhood by observing the cultural roles that are given to maternal figures, the perspectives from which this experience is approached, and how these engage in dialogue with other current discourses such as politics, law and medicine.

"The Place of Memory and the Memory of Place" International Conference

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Thursday, January 4, 2024 - 12:37am
London Centre for Interdisciplinary Research
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 1, 2024

Memory is a major theme in contemporary life, a key to personal, social and cultural identity. Scholars have studied the concept from different perspectives and within different disciplines: philosophy, sociology, anthropology, geography, architecture, urban design, and the interdisciplinary "place studies". According to Pierre Nora, places of memory or lieux de mémoire refer to those places where "memory crystallizes and secretes itself"; the places where the exhausted capital of collective memory condenses and is expressed. To be considered as such, these sites must be definable in the three senses of the word: material, symbolical and functional, all in different degrees but always present.

"Pilgrimages and Tourism" International Conference

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Thursday, January 4, 2024 - 12:37am
London Centre for Interdisciplinary Research
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, January 20, 2024

Pilgrimages are ancient practices of humankind and are associated with a great variety of religious, spiritual and secular traditions. In today’s world the number of visits to sacred sites such as Santiago de Compostela (Spain), La Virgen de Guadalupe (Mexico), Matka Boska Czetochowska (Poland), secular places  such as Graceland, home of Elvis Presley, Eifel Tower in Paris, Hiroshima Peace Museum and virtual pilgrimages, facilitated by video and satellite links is growing. With them, tourism both individual and in groups has been steadily increasing and changing.

"Narrating Lives" International Conference on Storytelling, (Auto)Biography and (Auto)Ethnography

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Thursday, January 4, 2024 - 12:37am
London Centre for Interdisciplinary Research
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 1, 2024

Life-history approach occupies the central place in conducting and producing  (auto)biographical and (auto)ethnographic studies through the understanding of self, other, and culture. We construct and develop conceptions and practices by engaging with memory through narrative, in order to negotiate ambivalences and uncertainties of the world and to represent (often traumatic) experiences.

"Violence and Society" International Conference

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Thursday, January 4, 2024 - 12:37am
London Centre for Interdisciplinary Research
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, January 20, 2024

Violence, in its various manifestations, poses significant challenges to individuals, communities, and nations worldwide. This conference provides a platform for interdisciplinary dialogue, critical inquiry, and innovative solutions aimed at comprehending the nature, root causes and consequences of violence. It aims to foster a deeper understanding of solutions to violence in its various forms, from interpersonal violence to structural violence and beyond.

Conference panels will explore a wide array of themes related to violence and society, reflecting the diversity and complexity of this critical issue. We welcome paper submissions across the following themes:

1st Aesthetix International Conference on Indian Arts and Literature

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Thursday, January 4, 2024 - 12:34am
Aesthetix Journal of Indian Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, December 31, 2023

1st Aesthetix International Conference on Indian Arts and Literature(Entire proceedings to be published in the Aesthetix Journal of Indian Studies)(March 9- 10, 2024)

Organized by

Aesthetix Journal of Indian StudiesIn Collaboration WithCalifornia Institute of Integral Studies, USAGovernment Brajalal College, BangladeshVenue: VirtualOnline Platform: ZOOMKey Features

  • Open Access
  • Double-Blind Peer Review
  • Plagiarism Check
  • Systematic Archival and Preservation
  • Standard Publication
  • Aims and Scope of the Conference

Theme of the Conference

MEDIAL DISORDERS / OPEN CALL FOR PAPER VOLUME

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Thursday, January 4, 2024 - 12:33am
Inactual Magazine
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, January 21, 2023

Inactual Magazine is launching its inaugural paper production, an experimental collective volume that aims to engage established writers, artists, researchers, and academics on both national and international levels. Additionally, the project welcomes submissions from emerging authors and artists through this open call. 

Institute on Theology and Disability 2024

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Thursday, January 4, 2024 - 12:32am
Institute on Theology and Disability 2024
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, January 31, 2024

The Institute on Theology and Disability, hosted this year at Boston College and online in hybrid formats, invites submissions in the intersections of theology and disability. Open to academic papers in the intersection of theology, religion, interpretation, religious history, practical theology, HB/OT and NT, ethics, and disability/disability studies in any form (including mental health).
Submissions are also welcome in the form of practical ministry workshops, which may include collaborative practices and group work (unlike traditional paper proposals).

2024 ASLE-UKI Biennial PG/ECR Conference

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Thursday, January 4, 2024 - 12:32am
Association for the Study of Literature and Environment, UK and Ireland / Edinburgh Environmental Humanities Network
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, February 23, 2024

The 2024 postgraduate conference for the Association for the Study of Literature and Environment, UK and Ireland (ASLE-UKI) will be hosted by the Edinburgh Environmental Humanities Network at the University of Edinburgh between 5-6 September 2024.

ASLE-UKI welcomes participation from postgraduate and early career scholars, readers, and creative practitioners interested in the relationships between literatures, arts, environments and cultures – past, present, or future from anywhere in the world.

Conference Theme:

Representations of magazine offices and magazine editors on screen

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Thursday, January 4, 2024 - 12:32am
University of Sydney
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 15, 2024

This is a call for pitches to write a chapter for an edited collection tentatively entiled: Devilish, Delightful or Divas? Magazines and Magazine Editors on Screen edited by Rebecca Johinke, University of Sydney, Australia.

 

Routledge are interested in the project but I need several more chapters before I can finalise the book proposal. I'd like to do that by the end of January, if possible.

I already have a strong group of prominent scholars who have committed to writing chapters but there are gaps.

If you have an interest in magazine studies, gender and cultural studies, feminist media studies and/or television studies then please get in touch and I will send you more information.

A Research-Creation Episteme? Practices, Interventions, Dissensus - CFP to Imaginations: Journal of Cross-Cultural Image Studies

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Thursday, January 4, 2024 - 12:31am
Imaginations: Journal of Cross-Cultural Image Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, February 12, 2024

(Le français suit)

Journal Special Issue (SI) edited by Agata Mergler and Joshua Synenko

Call for Proposals: 12 February 2024

Dissensus is not a confrontation between interests or opinions. It is the demonstration (manifestation) of a gap in the sensible itself.
         Jacques Rancière

Call for Collaborators - Emergence: Toward a "State of the Field" Trans Studies Conference

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Thursday, January 4, 2024 - 12:31am
Evangeline Thurston Wilder, Watson Conference in Rhetoric and Composition, University of Louisville
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 21, 2024

Applications are now open for participation in the Thomas R. Watson Conference in Rhetoric and Composition, which will be held from Feb. 28-Mar. 1 (Zoom) and Mar. 7-9 (in-person and hybrid). Titled “Create, Connect, Reflect: Launching Collaborations and (Re)building Community in Our Fields,” the conference will be devoted to launching a number of collaborative projects—from book proposals to a multi-institutional study, from teaching and learning resources to an app—and more. 

 

Seeking 2 chapters for Palgrave Handbook on Parenthood in Popular Culture

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Thursday, January 4, 2024 - 12:31am
Palgrave Handbook on Parenthood in Popular Culture
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 15, 2024

Palgrave Handbook on Parenthood in Popular Culture

Edited by Elizabeth Podnieks (Toronto Metropolitan University) and Helena Wahlström Henriksson (Centre for Gender Research at Uppsala University)

As editors of the Palgrave Handbook on Parenthood in Popular Culture, which is under contract with Palgrave Macmillan Press and includes 40 confirmed chapters, we are seeking one additional chapter on disability and one on non-parenthood. If you are a scholar working in either of these areas and are interested in contributing to the collection, please contact both editors as soon as possible, and we can discuss topics/upcoming deadlines. Final chapters of 6,500-7,500 words would be due by May 2024.

In Passage 2024

updated: 
Thursday, January 4, 2024 - 12:31am
Lynda Chouiten
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, February 1, 2024

In Passage : The International Journal of Writing and Mobility, the journal of the Department of English of the University of Boumerdes (Algeria), seeks essays in English or French for its sixth issue, to be released in September 2024.  
 
 All the contributions should either be written in English or discuss questions that relate to the English-speaking world. They should fit within the broad scope of texts and mobility and their interconnectedness in the fields of literature, linguistics, and translation, among others. 

Suggested topics: 

- Travel literature and intercultural contact.

- Nomadism.

- Exile in literature

-  Literary genres and movements

Dragons in Mythology and Folklore

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Thursday, January 4, 2024 - 12:30am
Rachel Carazo
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, February 17, 2024

Dragons in Mythology and Folklore

*Working Title: Flights of the Imagination: Dragons in Mythology and Folklore

I have several chapters for this collection, but I am looking for four or five more. Please send abstracts or inquiries by February 17, 2024. Chapters will be due by May 15, 2024.

All topics about dragons in folklore, customs, traditions, and myths will be considered.

Please send abstracts and a brief bio to Rachel Carazo at rachel.carazo@snhu.edu

Looking Beyond Borders

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Thursday, January 4, 2024 - 12:30am
Intermountain Graduate Conference / English Graduate Student Association at Idaho State University
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, February 2, 2024

LOOKING BEYOND BORDERS

March 29 & 30, 2024

 

Location: Idaho State University in Pocatello, ID

Times: TBA

 

Sponsored by the English Graduate Student Association at Idaho State University

We are pleased to announce the 2024 Intermountain Graduate Conference. This year we are seeking a variety of papers around the theme “Looking Beyond Borders” interpreted and explored broadly across topics and perspectives. Generally, to ‘look beyond borders’ is to look beyond boundaries, biases, conditions, weaknesses, limitations, and mundaneness to achieve greater unity in its many forms. 

Various approaches to our theme might include:

Metamorphosis

updated: 
Wednesday, January 3, 2024 - 11:03am
McGill University English Graduate Students Association
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, January 13, 2024

McGill University, English Graduate Student Association’s Annual Conference

April 6-7, 2024, Montréal QC (EXTENDED DEADLINE)

“Change is the immediate responsibility of each of us, wherever and however we are standing,

in whatever arena we choose.”

–Audre Lorde (“Learning from the 60s”)

The English Graduate Student Association of McGill invites proposal submissions of academic

papers on the topic of “Metamorphosis” for its’ 2024 annual conference.

A term commonly associated with biological processes, mythical transformations, and uncannily

“Resurgence and Decolonization: Creating Alternative Worlds”

updated: 
Wednesday, January 3, 2024 - 8:32am
JAm It! (Journal of American Studies in Italy)
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 15, 2024

We are pleased to announce a special issue of JAm It! (Journal of American Studies in Italy) titled “Resurgence and Decolonization: Creating Alternative Worlds.” Our inquiry aims to explore the transformative power of Indigenous Resurgence movements, which seek to transcend the limitations of settler colonial systems by envisioning alternative ways of thinking, organizing, and being.

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