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Diasporic Blackness and Enactments of Care

updated: 
Friday, October 1, 2021 - 9:22am
NeMLA
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, October 15, 2021

This roundtable session addresses the 2022 NeMLA conference theme of “care” to explore its significance and resonances throughout the Black diaspora. Christina Sharpe asks in In the Wake: On Blackness and Being (2016), “How can we think (and rethink and rethink) care laterally, in the register of the intramural, in a different relation than that of the violence of the state?” (20) This session aims to continue to rethink care in this context.

Presentations will consider how Black writers, artists, filmmakers, and other cultural producers explore the practice of care in relation to Black peoples and other living beings across national boundaries. Participants might consider, but are not limited to, some of the following questions:

DEADLINE EXTENDED--NeMLA 2022 Panel: Locked Up--An American Landscape

updated: 
Thursday, September 30, 2021 - 4:34pm
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, October 15, 2021

It’s a statistic we hear often: America incarcerates more people per capita than any other nation. Yet, most Americans can go about their daily lives without thinking about their physical proximity to prisons or the people locked within. With few exceptions, prisons are built in rural, remote areas, set back from main highways and not visible from shopping centers, restaurants, and housing developments. Likewise, America’s political landscape works hard to obfuscate the realities of life locked up, reducing discourses of mass incarceration to shocking statistics and incomprehensible numbers. 

Literature & Culture and/as Intelligent Systems

updated: 
Thursday, September 30, 2021 - 4:12pm
University of Stuttgart, Interchange Forum for Reflecting on Intelligent Systems
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, October 29, 2021

Literature & Culture and/as Intelligent Systems

University of Stuttgart Digital Workshop 

16–17 December 2021

Confirmed Keynote Address: Dr. James Smithies, Director of King’s Digital Lab, King’s College London

 

CFP for ANGLICA An International Journal of English Studies 2022 issue

updated: 
Thursday, September 30, 2021 - 4:12pm
ANGLICA An International Journal of English Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 31, 2022

ANGLICA: AN INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF ENGLISH STUDIES is a peer-reviewed annual print and electronic journal under the auspices of the Institute of English Studies, University of Warsaw. The journal is indexed in SCOPUS, DOAJ, CEEOL, CEJSH, BazHum, EBSCO, MIAR, Index Copernicus and ERIHPLUS, and included in the Norwegian Register for Scientific Journals, Series and Publishers.

https://anglica-journal.com

We invite submissions on all aspects of Anglophone cultures and linguistics for our next issue to be published September 2022.

Romantic Ecologies

updated: 
Thursday, September 30, 2021 - 4:12pm
German Society for English Romanticism
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, January 15, 2022

Romantic Ecologies

 

The 19th international conference of the
Gesellschaft für englische Romantik (Society for English Romanticism) will be hosted
by the Chair of English Literature of the University of Augsburg and held as a residential conference at ‘Haus Sankt Ulrich’ in Augsburg.

Augsburg, September 29 – October 2, 2022

Haus Sankt Ulrich

Tagungshotel der Diözese Augsburg

Kappelberg 1

D-86159 Augsburg

18th World Congress of Jewish Studies

updated: 
Thursday, September 30, 2021 - 4:12pm
World Union of Jewish Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, December 1, 2021

The Eighteenth World Congress of Jewish Studies will take place at The Hebrew University of Jerusalem on August 8–12, 2022.  Scholars from all fields of Jewish Studies are invited to take part in the Congress.
The six broad divisions of the World Congress are:• The Bible and Its World
• History of the Jewish People
• Rabbinic Literature, Jewish Law and Jewish Thought
• Languages, Literatures, and the Arts
• Jewish Studies and Social Sciences
• Research Projects and Technology 

30th Annual St. Francis Writers' Conference

updated: 
Thursday, September 30, 2021 - 4:11pm
University of St. Francis in Joliet, IL
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, October 15, 2021

CALL FOR PAPERS FROM UNDERGRADUATE STUDENTS

30th Annual St. Francis Writers’ Conference

Saturday, November 13th, 2021 

at the University of St. Francis in Joliet, IL (hybrid format)

featuring graphic poet and translation editor Naoko Fujimoto as keynote speaker

Undergraduate students should submit abstracts for 10-15 min in-person or virtual presentations no later than Oct. 15, 2021 in any of the following categories:

Mapping Political Ecologies across Latin America (NeMLA 2022 Panel)

updated: 
Thursday, September 30, 2021 - 4:08pm
NeMLA 2022
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, October 15, 2021

In La naturaleza colonizada: Ecología política y minería en América Latina (2011), Héctor Alimonda highlights political-intellectual traditions in Latin America that, when elaborated within other geopolitical forms of knowledge, show us how “a long history of unequal, combined development and a global rupture of the society-nature metabolism increasingly penalizes Latin American nature and its communities” (22). Alimonda’s notion of political ecology in Latin America engages with traditions fundamentally dedicated to multifaceted practices of care—to the acknowledgment of and participation in sustainable economic, environmental, and political development and protection in face of regional, national, and international extractivist forces.

David Foster Wallace Society Panel at NEMLA 2022: DEADLINE EXTENDED

updated: 
Thursday, September 30, 2021 - 12:49pm
The International David Foster Wallace Society
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, October 15, 2021

The International David Foster Wallace Society are accepting papers for panel at the 53rd NeMLA, which will take place between March 10-13, 2022 at the Baltimore Marriott Waterfront in Baltimore, Maryland.

We are seeking submissions related to any aspect of Wallace’s fiction or nonfiction. Paper topics may include but are not limited to:

Civic Engagement in the World Language Classroom: Community Engaged Learning (NeMLA 2022)

updated: 
Thursday, September 30, 2021 - 10:21am
Alessia Valfredini, Fordham University
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, October 15, 2021

I'd like to invite world language practitioners and intellectuals whose work is relevant to Community Engaged Learning to submit a proposal for the roundtable Civic Engagement in the World Language Classroom: Community Engaged Learning. [For those with limited experience but a strong interest in starting a CEL course: there will also be a workshop on the same topic, please join us at NeMLA] Format: Roundtable (3-10 participants give brief, informal presentations (5 minutes) followed by an open conversation)Language taught: Any language, any levelWhere and when: NeMLA 2022 (Baltimore, March 10-13) What are Community Engaged Learning courses?Community Enga

Memory, Cognition, Literature Workshop

updated: 
Thursday, September 30, 2021 - 1:38am
Indian Institute of Technology Madras, Jamia Millia Islamia University
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, October 15, 2021

Memory, Cognition, Literature

 

An Interdisciplinary workshop by Centre for Memory Studies, IIT Madras, in association with the Centre for Continuing Education (CCE) IIT Madras, Indian Network for Memory Studies (INMS), and Department of English, Jamia Millia Islamia University 

 

9-12 November 2021

 

Faculty Coordinators 

Dr. Avishek Parui and Dr. Merin Simi Raj

Centre for Memory Studies IIT Madras

https://www.memorystudiesiitmadras.com

 

 Professor Simi Malhotra

Console-ing Passions 2022

updated: 
Wednesday, September 29, 2021 - 4:03pm
Console-ing Passions
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, October 15, 2021

CFP

CONSOLE-ING PASSIONS

International Conference on Television, Video, Audio, New Media, and Feminism

June 23-25, 2022

University of Central Florida

Orlando, FL 

Call for Papers: The Journal of Wyndham Lewis Studies

updated: 
Wednesday, September 29, 2021 - 2:23pm
The Journal of Wyndham Lewis Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, March 31, 2022

We are now inviting article submissions for the 2022 issue of the Journal of Wyndham Lewis Studies. We welcome papers on any subject relating to Lewis’s intertwined careers as artist, novelist, satirist, cultural and social critic, philosopher, publisher, and all-round grit particle in the modernist oyster.

The deadline for submission of completed articles is 31 March 2022. Articles should be c.7,000-9,000 words. Final drafts should be submitted via email to jwlstudies@gmail.com. If you would like to discuss an idea for an article informally with the editorial team at any point prior to the submission deadline please feel free to drop us a line at the same address.

Edited Collection called Stratified Nature: Women’s Writing and Nature Past, Present, and Future (Extended Deadline)

updated: 
Wednesday, September 29, 2021 - 1:00pm
Marie Hendry/Cambridge Scholars Publishing
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, December 15, 2021

Stratified Nature: Women’s Writing and Nature Past, Present, and Future—Extended Deadline 

As we continue the study of the Anthropocene and society’s intersections with nature, this collection searches for essays on women’s writing, Anthropocene, and futurism. This anthology’s scope will be broad, with a focus on analysis of women writers, society, and nature in the past, present, and future. 

Call for Undergraduate and Graduate Submissions: Journal of Fantasy and Fan Cultures Vol 2

updated: 
Wednesday, September 29, 2021 - 12:04pm
The Journal of Fantasy and Fan Cultures
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, December 1, 2021

Submissions are now open for the second issue of The Journal of Fantasy and Fan Cultures. Submissions are due December 1, 2021.

 

 

The topic of the second issue is an open one, and any essays on fantasy and fan cultures (broadly construed) will be considered.

You may submit once per issue for each category (creative non-fiction and academic essays). We are not interested in publishing fan fiction or poetry.

Care, Community, and Identity in Queer Cinema - NeMLA 2022

updated: 
Wednesday, September 29, 2021 - 9:51am
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, October 15, 2021

Whether from health crisis, family isolation, or governmental-social prejudice, care has always been an invaluable resource in queer communities, whether physical, psychological, or spiritual. This care manifests not only in physical forms, such as providing food and medicine, shelter for queer homeless populations, and access to health care, but also in the ability to connect with new modes of family and to fight in the broader struggle for queer rights and liberation. However, this care can become disrupted due to biases present within the mainstream queer community, such against queer people of color, queer women and gender non-conforming people, and queer people with disabilities.

ECR/Grad Students: call for short book reviews, popular culture/cultural studies

updated: 
Wednesday, September 29, 2021 - 6:23am
PopMeC research blog
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 31, 2021

This call is for our book recommendation section.for the academic blog (ISSN 2660-8839, https://popmec.hypotheses.org) of the PopMeC Association for US Popular Culture Studies.

We aim at recommending books that we find relevant in the realm of the representation of the US, as well as in the related cultural studies. We’d like to share books that we found inspiring, useful, and engaging, delving into culturally relevant topics, popular culture products, public reception, cultural politics, minority/discriminated groups’ representation, collective imaginaries fueled by cinema, music, comics, TV series, public performances, and whatnot. 

15th International IDEA Conference: Studies in English

updated: 
Tuesday, September 28, 2021 - 4:21pm
15th International IDEA Conference: Studies in English
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 31, 2021

                                            

 

15th International IDEA Conference: Studies in English

May 11-13, 2022

The Conference will be jointly hosted by

 

Hatay Mustafa Kemal University,

Department of English Language & Literature ,

Department of Foreign Language Education,

School of Foreign Languages &

The English Language & Literature Research Association of Turkey (IDEA)

 

The Conference will address topics from the fields of

English Literature

Literatures in English

British Cultural Studies

International Review of Literary Studies 2021 ISSUE 3

updated: 
Tuesday, September 28, 2021 - 4:11pm
International Review of Literary Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, October 30, 2021

Call for Papers

International Review of Literary Studies-IRLS Vol. 3, Issue 3

LAST DATE: 30 October 2021

ISSN: Online (2709-7021), Print (2709-7013)

International Review of Literary Studies (IRLS) is an International peer-review journal of literary studies that publishes original research articles, review papers, and book reviews, and cutting-edge research informed by Literary and Cultural Theory. Acceptable themes include, but are not limited to, the following:

 

What Gives?: Labor and Exchange after Catastrophe (NeMLA 2022)

updated: 
Tuesday, September 28, 2021 - 4:11pm
Mareike Stanitzke
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, September 30, 2021

In the wake of COVID, some workers have been deemed essential, forced to put their lives at risk to keep the market moving or care for those with the means to stay off the frontlines. While these jobs may be crucial, those who perform them are frequently treated as exchangeable.Yet as workers have become interchangeable, a fantastical contrast has emerged in the form of the non-fungible token (NFT): at the same time that stable employment and livable wages have been cut in the interest of profit, digital creations become irreplaceable tokens of payment. The catastrophic impact of the pandemic shows which systems of exchange are malleable or fluid and which remain brittle or stagnant.

Eudora Welty and Performance

updated: 
Tuesday, September 28, 2021 - 4:11pm
Eudora Welty Society/ American Literature Association
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, December 1, 2021

Eudora Welty Society at the  American Literature Association Conference, May 26-29, 2022 / Palmer House, Chicago, Illinois 

Eudora Welty and Performance 

CFP: 56th Annual Comparative Literature Conference "Culture Jamming and the Art of Subversion: A Multidisciplinary Perspective""

updated: 
Tuesday, September 28, 2021 - 4:10pm
Comparative World Literature, CSULB
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, January 15, 2022

CFP: 56th Annual Comparative World Literature Conference

Culture Jamming and the Art of Subversion: A Multidisciplinary Perspective

Venue: California State University, Long Beach. Mainly in person with a handful of sessions on zoom.

Dates: April 13 and 14, 2022 

CFP: Mystery & Detective Fiction Area of the Popular Culture Association Conference

updated: 
Tuesday, September 28, 2021 - 4:10pm
Jennifer Schnabel, The Ohio State University
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, November 15, 2021

CALL FOR PAPERS: 

2022 NATIONAL PCA CONFERENCE IN SEATTLE, WA.

Sheraton Seattle Hotel

1400 Sixth Avenue

Seattle, WA 98101

Wednesday, April 13 – Saturday, April 16, 2022

For information on PCA/ACA, please go to http://www.pcaaca.org

For conference information, please go to http://www.pcaaca.org/national-conference/

 

CFP: MYSTERY & DETECTIVE FICTION AREA

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