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Extended Deadline: 119th Annual PAMLA Conference in Los Angeles, CA Special Session CFP

updated: 
Sunday, February 20, 2022 - 10:38am
David John Boyd, Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, March 15, 2021

PAMLA 2022 Los Angeles: “Geographies of the Fantastic and the Quotidian”

PAMLA welcomes special session proposals for the 2022 PAMLA conference at the UCLA Luskin Conference Center and Hotel in Los Angeles, California (early morning Friday, November 11 through Sunday night, November 13, 2022) on topics of scholarly interest that are not too close to the topics of our general (standing) sessions (go to https://www.pamla.org/about/constitution-bylaws/ and search for “general sessions” to find a list of PAMLA’s standing sessions). Our system for paper proposals will open in March 2022, with May 15th as the submission deadline.

“Living In Pandemonium:” Academic Spaces & Pandemic Life

updated: 
Friday, February 18, 2022 - 4:29pm
St. John's University English Department
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, February 25, 2022

“Living In Pandemonium:” Academic Spaces & Pandemic Life

Date: 04/01/22

Time: 9am to 5pm

Location in-person: St. John’s University Queens, NY 

Submission Deadline Extended: February 25th, 2022

 

Odysseus University: Voyages and Returns in Teaching and Learning in Higher Education During a Global Crisis

updated: 
Friday, February 18, 2022 - 1:13pm
Danette DiMarco Slippery Rock University
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, March 31, 2022

Teaching and learning are always a series of voyages and returns.

Since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic, swaths of books about the pivot to online learning have emerged, many focused on practical classroom instruction as a much-needed kind of spiritual manna in a time comprised of uncertainty and abrupt shifts in normative praxes. These contributions capture a historical watershed moment where the voyage is key (e.g., Chan, Bista, and Allen, 2021; Jansen and Farmer-Phillips, 2021; Lemov, 2020; Reimers et al., 2020; Grays-Wiley, 2020).

World Languages and Literatures Research Symposium

updated: 
Thursday, February 17, 2022 - 2:11pm
Pamukkale University, School of Foreign Languages
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, March 31, 2022

WORLD LANGUAGES AND LITERATURES RESEARCH SYMPOSIUM

Pamukkale University, School of Foreign Languages hosts the “World Languages and Literatures Research Symposium” to be held online from June 1 to June 3, 2022.  We are interested in receiving proposals on a wide range of topics relating to the many long-running currents of thought and new waves of thinking about several language teaching and learning contexts, including:
Eastern Languages and Literatures, Western Languages and Literatures, Slavic Languages and Literatures, Linguistics, Translation Studies, Comparative Literature, Ancient Languages and Cultures, Turkish Language and Literature, Foreign Languages and Literature.

WAR AND WRITING: Old Countries and New States: the Borders of War

updated: 
Thursday, February 17, 2022 - 8:33am
UNISA (University of South Africa) English Department
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, March 31, 2022

 

UNISA: DEPARTMENT OF ENGLISH STUDIES

is pleased to announce its third departmental

 

WAR AND WRITING LECTURE SERIES: May-July 2022

 

Call for Papers

 

 

Old Countries and New States: the Borders of War

 

Deadline Extended: Call for Papers — Blackboxed Futures: Multiple Temporalities of Algorithmic Technologies (Online Symposium)

updated: 
Thursday, February 17, 2022 - 7:25am
Higher School of Economics, Moscow
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, February 25, 2022

Algorithmic technologies are nowadays proliferating in various sectors of the economy and, more generally, in society. Yet, while their widespread development already occupies several areas of contemporary life, their material configuration often remains opaque and difficult to comprehend, especially when it comes to how algorithms shape the futures of people and societies at large. Often, algorithms and AI technologies are conceived by their users and creators as “magic” that is beyond comprehension — an understanding that has a range of political and cultural implications for society (Campolo & Crawford, 2020) and has been consequently recognized in the theorizations of economy and politics (Pignarre & Stengers, 2012).

SAMLA African American Literature Panel

updated: 
Wednesday, February 16, 2022 - 3:17pm
South Atlantic Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, June 25, 2022

South Atlantic Modern Language Association (SAMLA) Conference 

 

AFRICAN AMERICAN LITERATURE AND CLIMATIC JUSTICE/INJUSTICE 

 

Routledge Companion to Literature and Social Justice

updated: 
Wednesday, February 16, 2022 - 3:16pm
Masood Raja/University of North Texas; Nick Lu/Southeastern Louisiana University
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, October 31, 2022

This is our final CFP for the volume we are working on and 4-5 chapter topics remain open for suitable contributions:

  1. Praxis Chapter: Case Study of Social Movement of Anti-Imperialism.

  2. Pedagogy Chapter: Teaching Marxism, Worker's Movement, and Distributive Justice.

  3. Praxis Chapter: Case Study of Social Movement in Distributive Justice.

  4. Praxis Chapter: Case Study of Social Movement for Civil Rights and Democracy.

  5. Literary Analysis in Disability Studies.

CEA at MLA '23: Teaching at Minority-Serving Institutions

updated: 
Wednesday, February 16, 2022 - 3:15pm
Aniruddha Mukhopadhyay / College English Association
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, March 21, 2022

The College English Association solicits abstracts from its members for the 2023 MLA conference from January 5-8 in San Francisco, CA.

Online Conference: Women and Comedy 1890 - 1950

updated: 
Wednesday, February 16, 2022 - 3:15pm
International Conference of The Elizabeth von Arnim Society
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, March 10, 2022

Online Conference: Women and Comedy 1890 - 1950

(Sponsored by the International Conference of The Elizabeth von Arnim Society)

17th- 18th September 2022

 

Having accepted papers on a range of fascinating writers and topics, we have responded to feedback from international participants and have decided to convert this conference from a face-to-face event in Cambridge to a fully-online event.

 

As a result, we’re delighted to open the conference to those who were unable to join us in person but are interested in participating online, via this supplementary call for papers.

 

Edited Volume - Gender Justice: Women’s Rights and Equity Call for Chapters (Extended deadline)

updated: 
Wednesday, February 16, 2022 - 3:15pm
Harvard University
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, February 28, 2022

The book provides an in-depth analysis of global perspectives on advancing public and social gender policy worldwide; it also examines women’s political representation and participation in peace processes in the context of their community, emphasizing existing cultural norms with biases, questioning societal prejudices toward women, for example, in STEM and creative economies. The volume covers several domains presenting a wide range of important issues that demonstrate gender inequality, discussing a wide range of cultural and geographical realities.

Collections, Archives, Cultures

updated: 
Wednesday, February 16, 2022 - 3:15pm
Comics Studies Society
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 4, 2022

Call for Papers: DEADLINE EXTENDED
COMICS STUDIES SOCIETY CONFERENCE, JULY 28-30, 2022
In collaboration with Michigan State University
East Lansing, MI

“Geographies of the Fantastic and the Quotidian” Canadian Literature and Authors

updated: 
Wednesday, February 16, 2022 - 3:15pm
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, May 15, 2022

“Geographies of the Fantastic and the Quotidian”

Canadian Literature and Authors at the Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA) 2022 Conference: UCLA Luskin Conference Center and Hotel in Los Angeles, California

November 11 - 13, 2022 

 

Panel Organizer: Shawna Guenther shawna.guenther@dal.ca

 

Multispecies Entanglements Special Session at PAMLA 2022

updated: 
Wednesday, February 16, 2022 - 3:14pm
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA)
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, May 15, 2022

ABSTRACT: This session offers a panel on the study of multispecies entanglements—the adaptive, relational co-becoming between people and the other-than-human world that is increasingly urgent given the climate crisis. This session welcomes works on traditional ecological knowledge (TEK), environmental humanities, animal studies, magical realism, Indigenous wonderworks, collaborative works, and creative projects on the entanglement between humans and the other-than-human.

 

Margaret Atwood's Settings and Spaces (PAMLA 11/13-11/15/22 Los Angeles)

updated: 
Wednesday, February 16, 2022 - 3:14pm
Margaret Atwood Society
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, May 15, 2022

Margaret Atwood’s works are replete with significant spaces: the forest in which Lucy disappears in “Death by Landscape,” Iris’s mansion in the fictional Port Ticonderoga of The Blind Assassin, Offred’s room, haunted by the Offreds who came before her, in The Handmaid’s Tale, Aunt Lydia’s hiding place in Ardua Hall in The Testaments, the rooftop gardens of the MaddAddam trilogy, Kinnear’s basement in Alias Grace, and more. We’re in a Renaissance of Atwood scholarship, prompted in part by contemporary parallels to the events in her dystopias and to the Hulu and Netflix adaptations of The Handmaid’s Tale and Alias Grace, respectively.

CFP JOHN CLARE (MLA Annual Convention 2023)

updated: 
Wednesday, February 16, 2022 - 3:14pm
Erica McAlpine/John Clare Society of North America
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 18, 2022

CALL FOR PAPERS ON JOHN CLARE

 

The John Clare Society of North America invites paper proposals for its guaranteed panel at the Modern Language Association Annual Convention in San Francisco, January 5-8th, 2023.  Happy to receive scholarship on any aspect of Clare’s poetry, prose, life, and/or sphere of influence.

 Please send abstract and short bio by 18 March 2022 to Erica McAlpine at erica.mcalpine@ell.ox.ac.uk

 

Call for chapter proposals: Television Comedy & Cultural Crisis

updated: 
Wednesday, February 16, 2022 - 3:14pm
Holly Holladay / Missouri State University
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, March 31, 2022

We are seeking proposals for an edited collection tentatively titled Television Comedy & Cultural Crisis. Chapters should focus on a specific television series, and address how that series engages with the discourse of a particular cultural crisis through comedy. The function of comedy should be foregrounded, as the collection will be held together through the central question of how humor acts as space through which we can resist normative ways of thinking about these cultural crises. 

Contributors might consider humorous depictions of, but are not limited to:

  • The afterlife/faith

  • Environmentalism/climate crisis

Motherhoods on Screen: Global Perspectives

updated: 
Wednesday, February 16, 2022 - 3:14pm
Loic Bourdeau & Julie Rodgers / Maynooth University
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, May 1, 2022

Call for Abstracts – Hybrid Conference

 

Motherhoods on Screen: Global Perspectives

 

Maynooth University, Ireland

23rd & 24th September 2022

Organized by Loic Bourdeau & Julie Rodgers

  

The Fury of Achilles: The Faces of War

updated: 
Wednesday, February 16, 2022 - 3:14pm
University of Aveiro
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, May 31, 2022

The Fury of Achilles: The Faces of War

International Conference

29 and 30 September 2022

University of Aveiro

 

http://furiadeaquiles.web.ua.pt/index.php/presentation-2/ 

 

The International Conference “The Fury of Achilles: The Faces of War” will be held in the Department of Languages and Cultures of the University of Aveiro, Portugal, on 29 and 30 September 2022. It will be a presential event.

 

Indian cinema and the Marginals: dominance, control, and resistance through popular culture

updated: 
Wednesday, February 16, 2022 - 3:11pm
Roshni Sengupta/Jagiellonian University in Krakow
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, March 7, 2022

Book editor: Roshni Sengupta

Both “culture” and “people” are largely undefined and inherently diverse forms, susceptible to malleability and appropriation to suit different agendas. Considering popular culture as a field of struggle leads us to a distinction between popular forms of control as well as participation. Popular culture therefore remains tied to questions of representation, enactment, regulation and control. Reading the form requires the deployment of modes such as symbols and codes (semiotics), apparatus of production (political economy approach), audience and consumer response as well as through studies of the social life of cultural forms and their political frames.

“FORGING AHEAD: FAKES, FABRICATIONS, AND FACSIMILES IN CULTURAL AND LITERARY HISTORY—MEDIEVAL TO MODERN”

updated: 
Wednesday, February 16, 2022 - 3:11pm
Center for 17th- and 18th-Century Studies, UCLA
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, February 28, 2022

A two-day conference: Thursday, May 5-Friday, May 6, 2022

William Andrews Clark Memorial Library, University of California, Los Angeles

 

Plenary speakers: Siân Echard (Professor of English, University of British Columbia); Aaron T. Pratt (Carl & Lily Pforzheimer Curator of Early Modern Books and Manuscripts, Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin); and Robert Spoo (Chapman Distinguished Professor of Law, University of Tulsa).

 

Martineau Society Conference 2022, Sheffield, England (7/18-7/21/2022)

updated: 
Wednesday, February 16, 2022 - 3:10pm
Martineau Society
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, April 30, 2022

The Martineau Society will be hosting its annual conference in Sheffield, England.  The Martineau Society conference is an interdisciplinary conference that focuses on the lives, work, and contributions of the Martineau family, including its two most famous and influential members, Harriet Martineau (1802-1876) and James Martineau (1805-1900).

Started by Norwich Unitarians in 1994, the Martineau Society encourages scholarship on the Martineau family and their nineteenth-century context as well as their continuing influence.  

Topics may include, but are not limited to, the following:

Theology and Religion

Literature (all genres, including Children’s Literature and Travel Writing)

Language and Linguistics

Special Issue of The Global South: "The Far North and the Global South"

updated: 
Wednesday, February 16, 2022 - 3:09pm
The Global South
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, April 1, 2022

In the inaugural issue of The Global South, Arif Dirlik notes the fundamental instability of the journal’s core concept: “like all geographical designations of ideological and political spaces and projects,” the geography of the Global South “is much more complicated than the term suggests, and subject to change over time.” “[T]he ‘South’ of the contemporary world,” Dirlik reminds us, “may be significantly different in its composition and territorial spread than the South” of past historical moments.

Literary Druid

updated: 
Wednesday, February 16, 2022 - 3:09pm
Maheswari Publishers (The publishing unit of PANDIAN EDUCATIONAL TRUST- TN32D0026797)
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, March 30, 2022

Literary Druid is a journal that destinies to foster research and creative writing in English. It welcomes all nationals to contribute for learning and research purposes. The perspective of Literary Druid is to create a niche platform for academicians and patrons to share their intellect to enrich English language and Literature. I welcome all to learn and share.

Verge: Studies in Global Asias Issue 9.2 CFP

updated: 
Wednesday, February 16, 2022 - 3:08pm
Verge: Studies in Global Asias
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, May 15, 2022

Issue 9.2 Culinary Cultures on the Move

Edited by Krishnendu Ray (NYU), Jooyeon Rhee (PSU), and Tina Chen (PSU)

verge@psu.edu | Extended Deadline | May 15, 2022

CfP - Playing the Field III: Video Game Ecologies and American Studies

updated: 
Wednesday, February 16, 2022 - 3:32am
Dr. Nathalie Aghoro University of Eichstaett, Germany
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, March 15, 2022

Playing the Field III: Video Game Ecologies and American Studies

November 17-19, 2022

Amerikahaus Munich, Germany

“Video Game Ecologies and American Studies” is the third conference organized by “Playing the Field,” a collaborative research initiative for the study of video games in American studies: https://playingthefieldeu.wordpress.com/.

Queer Homing Desires

updated: 
Tuesday, February 15, 2022 - 10:21pm
Queer Political Assemblages 2.0, Jadavpur University Department of English
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, February 20, 2022

Department of English

Jadavpur University

Presents

“Queer Political Assemblages 2.0”

7 March 2022

Co-ordinated by:

 

Dr. Kaustav Bakshi, Associate Professor, Department of English, Jadavpur University

 

“Queer Political Assemblages”, a national students’ seminar, is a platform for conferring on diverse issues related to the intersectionality of sexuality identity politics, as the name clearly suggests. After a year’s break, the seminar is being revived, though in an online mode. This year’s theme is “Queer homing desires”.

 

Call for papers

Forked Tongues: The Role of (Foreign) Languages in Literature, Film, and the Arts - 2022 GCLR Graduate Student Conference

updated: 
Tuesday, February 15, 2022 - 9:21pm
UCSB Graduate Center for Literary Research
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, March 11, 2021

Forked Tongues: The Role of (Foreign) Languages in Literature, Film, and the Arts

2022 GCLR Graduate Student Conference  


 

Venue: Hybrid - Online and In-Person (The Interdisciplinary Humanities Center at UC Santa Barbara) 

Time and Date: Sunday, June 5, 2021

Contact: Email Rachel Feldman at gclr@complit.ucsb.edu with the subject line "Forked Tongues" 

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