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Fright Nights: Live Horror Events

updated: 
Wednesday, July 12, 2023 - 9:50am
Kieran Foster/Cassie Brummitt
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, August 1, 2023

CALL FOR CHAPTERS: EDITED COLLECTION

 

Fright Nights: Live Horror Events

Editors: Kieran Foster, University of Nottingham (UK), and Cassie Brummitt, University of Nottingham (UK)

 

CFP for Comparative Cinema 21: Cinematographic Pathologies: Representations and Figurations of the Sick Body

updated: 
Tuesday, July 11, 2023 - 4:40pm
Universitat Pompeu Fabra
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 1, 2023

Cinematographic Pathologies: Representations and Figurations of the Sick Body

Guest Editors: Alan Salvadó, Àngel Quintana and Daniel Pérez-Pamies 

The Covid-19 pandemic has established the sick body as one of the main axes of contemporary thought and 21st-century visual culture. There has been a resurgence in the importance of the body and mental health in media perceptions that has changed political, economic and social life at the global level. 

CFP *Extended deadline*: 2023 Dress and Body Association Conference, 4-5 Nov (Abstracts due: Aug 1)

updated: 
Tuesday, July 11, 2023 - 4:40pm
Dress and Body Association
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, August 1, 2023

2023 Dress and Body Association Conference

CALL FOR PAPERS
**EXTENDED DEADLINE**

While we have already received a good crop of exciting paper proposals, we have decided to reopen and extend our submission deadline for proposals to AUGUST 1.

If you are still thinking about presenting your work at this year’s conference, or if you were running a little late for the first deadline, this is your chance!

Conference theme: "CLIMATE CHANGE: IMPLICATIONS FOR DRESS AND THE BODY"

For English speakers, there are two major definitions of “climate” as a noun:

Theatre in the Digital Age

updated: 
Tuesday, July 11, 2023 - 4:40pm
German Society for Contemporary Drama in English/University of Innsbruck, Austria
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, October 2, 2023

32nd Annual CDE Conference, Innsbruck (Austria), 2-5 May 2024

 

The German Society for Contemporary Theatre and Drama in English (CDE) is pleased to announce its 32nd annual conference (2-5 May 2024). It is organized by the Department of English at the University of Innsbruck and will be held as a residential conference at ‘Tiroler Bildungsinstitut Grillhof’ in Innsbruck.

 

Theatre in the Digital Age

 

"The Polish Journal of Aesthetics" - Art, Aesthetics, and Artificial Intelligence Vol. 71 (4/2023)

updated: 
Tuesday, July 11, 2023 - 4:40pm
The Polish Journal of Aesthetics
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, October 1, 2023

In the winter of 2022, with the launch of ChatGPT and the pursuit of advancing Large Language Models, artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning quickly appeared in the mainstream of the social, scientific, and artistic debate. While the use of AI in social and scientific development is widely accepted and advanced in art and creative work, the presence of AI is not so obvious and undisputed. Many artists reach for AI as a tool enabling them to accomplish their artistic intentions. At the same time, AI is not original and has already raised plagiarism and copyright problems within the context of the arts, including visual art.

"Trans(-) Turns in Nineteenth-Century Studies"

updated: 
Tuesday, July 11, 2023 - 4:22pm
Interdisciplinary Nineteenth Century Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, October 2, 2023

Whether in bridging divides or leaping over them, contesting a binary or dismantling it, “trans(-)” linguistically registers changes of state as well as movements in time and space; it indexes communication or traffic that puts places, persons, and things in new relations to one another and, perhaps, to themselves.

Call for Book Chapters: Memory Studies: An Anthology of Perspectives

updated: 
Tuesday, July 11, 2023 - 4:22pm
Dr. Shashibhusan Nayak
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, October 30, 2023

Chapter proposals are invited for a volume on contemporary memory and literary studies edited by Dr. D. Sudha Rani ( VNRVJIET ), Dr. Rachel Irdaya Raj ( VNRVJIET ), Dr.Shashibhusan Nayak (GP Nayagarh).

 

The Fantasy and Science Fiction area of Northeast Popular Culture Association (NEPCA) seeks papers for presentation at our virtual annual conference this fall from October 12-14, 2023.

updated: 
Tuesday, July 11, 2023 - 4:21pm
Northeast Popular/American Culture Association (NEPCA)
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, August 1, 2023

The Fantasy and Science Fiction area of Northeast Popular Culture Association (NEPCA) seeks papers for presentation at our virtual annual conference this fall from October 12-14, 2023.

Northeast Popular/American Culture Association’s Race and Ethnicity Area invites proposals for the Fall virtual conference October 12 – October 14, 2023

updated: 
Tuesday, July 11, 2023 - 4:21pm
Northeast Popular/American Culture Association (NEPCA)
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, August 1, 2023

The Northeast Popular/American Culture Association’s Race and Ethnicity area welcomes paper submissions from graduate students, faculty, collectors, writers, and independent researchers of popular culture.  NEPCA’s 2023 fall virtual conference will be held October 12 – October 14, 2023, via Zoom. The deadline for proposals is August 1, 2023.  

We encourage panel proposals, as well as, individual submissions. 

Papers are generally 15-20 minutes in length.  We also encourage works in progress, and informal presentations. The key expectations on presentations are that:

Gender across Media Landscapes

updated: 
Tuesday, July 11, 2023 - 4:21pm
Institute of English Studies, Jagiellonian University
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, September 30, 2023

Aims and Scope of the Publication 

Call for Papers: Symposium on "The Identity of Fictional Characters"

updated: 
Tuesday, July 11, 2023 - 4:21pm
University of Alcala
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, July 15, 2023

Call for Papers: Symposium on "The Identity of Fictional Characters"

Dates: November 15-17, 2023

Location: University of Alcala, Madrid, Spain

Submission Deadline: July 15, 2023

We are pleased to announce the Symposium on "The Identity of Fictional Characters" as part of the "International Comic Book Research Conference: Perspectives from Visual Culture." This symposium aims to delve into the nature of fictional characters, with a specific emphasis on exploring how the identity conditions of characters in visual media, such as comic books, differ from those in written works of fiction.

Diversity.Equality.Unity

updated: 
Tuesday, July 11, 2023 - 4:21pm
Upasana Ray
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, July 7, 2023

‘Feminism’ , according to the Oxford Dictionary , is defined as a “belief in and advocacy of
the political , economic and social equality of the sexes expressed especially through
organized activity on behalf of women’s rights and interests”. From the various
spheres of feminism , ‘feminine feminism’ has become a quite attractive topic ,
especially among women . It suggests women not to sacrifice her identity for the
patriarchal society , both physically and mentally , be powerful and strong . Though ,
it is a complex notion as femininity is a feeling and not a concrete thing , but it, at
the same time , also inspires to not to sacrifice the ‘girly’ features thus expected from

Agricultural Imaginaries

updated: 
Tuesday, July 11, 2023 - 4:21pm
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, September 30, 2023

Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA) Conference 2024

Boston, MA

March 7-10, 2024

"Queering the Family: Exploring Non-Normative Family Figures in Literature, Arts, and the Media" | Whatever 7 (Summer 2024), themed section

updated: 
Tuesday, July 11, 2023 - 4:20pm
Whatever. A Transdisciplinary Journal of Queer Theories and Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, November 30, 2023

"Queering the Family: Exploring Non-Normative Family Figures in Literature, Arts, and the Media"

 Call for papers, Whatever. A Transdisciplinary Journal of Queer Theories and Studies, 7 (Summer 2024), themed section

Serena Guarracino (Università dell’Aquila), Anna Chiara Corradino (Università di Pisa)

Power and Precarity Ushered in by AI in Rhetoric and Composition

updated: 
Tuesday, July 11, 2023 - 4:20pm
PAMLA
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, July 31, 2023

The lightning-fast pace of innovation in weak and strong AI, open AI, and natural language processing have jointly given rise to a developing need to reshuffle and refurbish most of our pedagogical and rhetorical practices. The growing use of GPT 3, Chat GPT, LaMDA, DELL E-2, Packback, and other AI-empowered algorithmic tools have pushed the field of rhetoric and composition to transform, giving rise to a grim scenario characterized by pedagogical emasculation, professional anxiety on the part of writing instructors and researchers in rhetoric and composition.

C19 2024: “Endlessness”

updated: 
Tuesday, July 11, 2023 - 4:20pm
Thomas W. Howard
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, August 15, 2023

C19 2024 Panel CFP: “Endlessness”

Call for Queer Trans Speculative Fiction and Art

updated: 
Tuesday, July 11, 2023 - 4:20pm
TDS: The Dogsbody Syndicate
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 15, 2023

When we come together as queer, trans people, as feminist, dalit, adivasi, labour activists, as students collective members, labour union members, climate action group members, or as recluses hiding from the rest, magic happens. Entire worlds of possibilities sit within us, waiting for the thrill of some interaction, a trace of hope to channel them. They materialize in the strategies of our politics, together or alone, in the act that balances what we imagine and what is needed. Too often, it takes a few moments to even allow imagination to run wild – free-range wild, that too, not wild as in wilderness, as in orcas and mushrooms and such. 

Prisons and Poetry (NeMLA 2024, Boston) - Seminar

updated: 
Tuesday, July 11, 2023 - 4:20pm
Thomas Dichter, Harvard University
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, September 30, 2023

Prisons and Poetry (Seminar)

Northeast Modern Language Association 2024 - Boston, MA (March 7-10)

“It is hard,” writes incarcerated poet Etheridge Knight, “to make a poem in prison.” And yet, poetry has long been a major form of literary production in prisons around the world. From Oscar Wilde to Mahmoud Darwish, celebrated poets have reflected on experiences of incarceration in their work. In the context of the U.S. mass incarceration, poets such as Jimmy Santiago Baca and Reginald Dwayne Betts have risen to fame during or after their imprisonment. Poetry has also been an important element of writings by many political prisoners, such as Wole Soyinka, Assata Shakur, and Leonard Peltier.

Creative Works -- poetry, art, memoir, drama and fiction

updated: 
Tuesday, July 11, 2023 - 4:20pm
Femspec
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, August 1, 2023

Femspec, an interdisciplinary feminist journal dedicated to science fiction, fantasy, magical realism, surrealism, myth, folklore, and other supernatural genres, seeks creative submissions for its Fall issue.

We welcome poetry, art, memoir, drama and fiction. Please see our guidelines at https://www.femspec.org/submission-guidelines

Please note that Femspec asks submitters to subscribe to the journal to support its mission. Reduced rates are available.

Send questions about creative submissions to kimhorner07@gmail.com.

Encyclopedia of American Indian Literature: 3rd Edition

updated: 
Tuesday, July 11, 2023 - 4:20pm
Jennifer McClinton-Temple
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 1, 2023

We are updating The Encyclopedia of American Indian Literature (Ed. Alan Velie and Jennifer McClinton-Temple) to include authors and works that have been published or gained prominence since the original publication. 

We welcome contributors to write biographical entries (500 words) on the following authors and works:

 

Dimaline, Cherie.

Erdrich, Heid.

Fasthorse, Larissa. 

Hobson, Brandon. 

Jones, Stephen Graham.

Nolan, Yvette.

Orange, Tommy.

Pico, Tommy. 

Cynthia Leitich Smith

 

Fasthorse, Larissa.  The Thanksgiving Play. 

Hobson, Brandon. Where the Dead Sit Talking. 

Orange, Tommy.  There, There. 

Bruchac, Joseph. Killer Enemies.

Southeast Asian Media Studies Association Conference - SEAMSC 2024

updated: 
Tuesday, July 11, 2023 - 4:20pm
Southeast Asian Media Studies Association (SEAMSA)
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, August 31, 2023

In line with the upcoming Southeast Asian Media Studies Conference (SEAMSC 2024), we are calling for paper submissions related to the conference’s theme: “Interrogations of Media, Sustainability, Development and Power in ASEAN”.

Academic papers such as original research papers and case studies are welcome to be submitted as long as it is related to the diversified topics of the conference; namely,
a) Media and Sustainable Development Goals;
b) Power, Media and Democracy;
c) Media and Environmental Sustainability;
d) Digital Media and Development;
e) Media and Cultural Diversity.

Take note of the following dates:

Abstract submission deadline: August 31, 2023

Thoughts (Journal of English Language, Literature, and Translation)

updated: 
Tuesday, July 11, 2023 - 4:19pm
Department of English, Chulalongkorn University
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, September 30, 2023

Ranked in Tier 1 on the Thai Journal Citation Index, Thoughts is a double-blind peer-reviewed journal, published biannually by Department of English, Faculty of Arts, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand. Thoughts welcomes original manuscripts in the areas of English linguistics, English applied linguistics, ฺฺBritish and American literature, Literature in English translation, and translation studies. For more information, visit https://so06.tci-thaijo.org/index.php/thoughts/index   

Criticism Towards The Portrayal of Women in George Orwell’s 1984

updated: 
Tuesday, July 11, 2023 - 4:17pm
Andrew DeMar
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, July 5, 2023

Criticism Towards The Portrayal of Women in George Orwell’s 1984 

Research Question: How does George Orwell’s portrayal Julia and Katherine's contrasting attitudes reveal the ways they are oppressed and objectified as women in 1984?

Word Count: 3914

Table of Contents

 

Introduction…………………………………………………………………..…………………3-5

Julia and Katherine’s contrasting attitudes……………………………………………….….….6-8

The Thread of Objectification………………………………………………...………….……9-14

Conclusion……………………………………………………………………….…………...15-16

Representations of Women in Third-Generation African and African American Novels (Panel) (NeMLA 2024:March 7-10, 2024 Boston, MA)

updated: 
Tuesday, July 11, 2023 - 4:17pm
NeMLA 2024
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, September 30, 2023

Third-generation African and African-American writers are defined as those born within the 1960s and beyond whose literary outputs examine the social realities in their society. Adesanmi and Dunton observe that “one of the most distinctive features of “third-generation” texts is the absence of a more-or-less rooted, totalizing and over-determining historical“traditionalist center” around which narrative point of view, thematization, language, and structure are orientated” (15). Their themes are mostly shaped by the events and experiences of people within the period. Dalley Hamish believes that “third-generation literature are shaped around recent ambivalent spatiotemporal imaginaries that exceed the national-generational framework” (15).

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