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The Ecology of the Community College Classroom

updated: 
Monday, March 14, 2022 - 12:55pm
MLA HEP Community College Executive Committee Forum Session
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, March 21, 2022

We are currently looking for presenters for the MLA 2023 HEP Community Colleges Executive Committee Forum. This is a guaranteed session set for the convention in San Francisco, on January 5-8, 2023. If you are interested, please see the detailed call description below and the shortened call posted on the MLA site below it.

CFP for MLA 2023: The Ecology of the Community College Classroom

Call for Presentations, Papers, Performances, Panels

updated: 
Monday, March 14, 2022 - 12:53pm
Breakin' BLACK Reachin' Back
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, March 27, 2022

CUNY Graduate Center English Student Association Conference (virtual/online)

Friday, April 29 & Saturday, April 30, 2022

CFP EXTENSION to 03/27/2022

 

Breakin’ BLACK Reachin’ Back is an experiential conversation engaging with Black intellectual, political and creative concepts through the primary disciplinary nodes of Black studies, Hip Hop and DJ scholarship. This virtual two day gathering centers practitioners as theorists, interdisciplinarity and public humanities through roundtable panel conversations, keynote presentations including musical and dance performances followed by discussion/Q&A, and breakout sessions. 

EXTENDED: REVEALING POSTHUMAN ENCOUNTERS IN PERFORMANCE

updated: 
Monday, March 14, 2022 - 9:47am
Stefano Boselli and Sarah Lucie
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, April 15, 2022

EXTENDED: Call for Chapter Proposals

REVEALING POSTHUMAN ENCOUNTERS IN PERFORMANCE

Edited by Stefano Boselli and Sarah Lucie

to be published by Routledge

Extended Deadline for abstract proposals: April 15, 2022

Revealing Posthuman Encounters in Performance is an intervention to reframe current theatre studies methodologies to attend to the broader spectrum of non-human actors and the crucial ways they exert agency in the theatre event. 

Call for Chapter Proposals for Edited Collection -- Retreating to the (Modern) Past: Vintage and Cottagecore Lifestyles in the Digital Era

updated: 
Sunday, March 13, 2022 - 10:36pm
Clare Douglass Little
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, June 15, 2022

Modern life has become defined in many ways by our digital experiences, and it is in this technological environment that a retreat to an idealized version of the past has been increasingly realized and depicted through social media. The distinctive aesthetics of cottagecore, dark and light academia, and vintage movements represent creative cross sections through which individuals blend pop culture, literature, fantasy, art, and lifestyle elements in an often fantastical, romanticized, or idealized version of the past—one inherently informed by and expressed through a modern, digital present.

MLA 2023: Temporal Turns

updated: 
Sunday, March 13, 2022 - 10:19pm
MLA 2023
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, March 15, 2022

What is time? Why and how have questions surrounding temporality become central to queer and Black studies in recent times? What is the (non)relation between queer temporality and Black time? Please send 300-word abstracts and a short bio to mstekl@stanford.edu and jennyme@stanford.edu. The MLA 2023 conference will take place in San Francisco, CA, from January 5-8 2023. 

UPDATE CFP: Teaching Chicana/Latina Literature, including Jovita Gonzalez’ Caballero, Anzaldua, Cisneros, Moraga, Castillo & Borderlands narrative

updated: 
Saturday, March 12, 2022 - 10:29am
Dr. Kim Wells, San Antonio College
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, March 13, 2022

Final update: Panel complete. Please email kwells37@alamo.edu for the Zoom room ID if you'd like to join informally. 

 

Call For Papers: Teaching Jovita Gonzalez’ Caballero, Feminist Radical Domesticity, and Memory as Borderlands and Transformation

UPDATE: Papers on Cisneros, Moraga, Anzaldua: Mexican American studies feminist texts also highly encouraged. We wish to center student approaches to Mexican American studies of feminist/borderlands texts of all kinds as part of a conversation around Cabellero, but welcome other texts as well. 

Violence and Autonomy: Indigenizing Speculative Fiction (PAMLA 2022)

updated: 
Friday, March 11, 2022 - 11:40am
Carlos Tkacz / University of Nevada, Las Vegas
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, May 15, 2022

Speculative fiction has become the space in which imaginings of the future proliferate not totally free of the specter of history but free from the fatalism that subaltern communities often are forced to cope with under the weight of that history. As such, Indigenous writers, both in the US and in the rest of the world, have turned to the genre as a way to construct futurisms of survivance and resistance. If the weight of history has and does manifest itself in violence, both physical and otherwise, then the question of autonomy is central, for violence is perhaps the most basic violation of the individual and the communal.

The Review of English and American Literature

updated: 
Thursday, March 10, 2022 - 10:12pm
The English and American Literature Association (EALA), Taiwan
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, June 30, 2022

The Review of English and American Literature

 

Call for Papers

 


 

Sylvia Wynter’s “No Humans Involved”: Towards the Rewriting of Knowledge and Undoing Truths

updated: 
Thursday, March 10, 2022 - 4:46pm
MLA 2023 Special Session
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 18, 2022

This panel considers Wynter’s letter as a call to challenge present truths of biocentrism, classifications of humanness, and the condemnation of “the speech of the street” to cultivate new modes of knowing/feeling. 250 word abstract. Contact: Amari Mitchell (amari.mitchell@rutgers.edu) or Diana Molina (diana.molina@rutgers.edu). 

  • If you are invited to participate in a 2023 session, you must be an MLA member by 7 April 2022. 

  • All session participants must register for the convention.

Topics may include but not limited to:

11th Annual Undergraduate and Graduate Spanish Symposium

updated: 
Thursday, March 10, 2022 - 6:19am
Saint Louis University, Madrid Campus
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, April 18, 2022

Deadline for Submissions: April 18th

 

A call for paper presentation on any aspect of Spanish (literature, film, civilization, linguistics, pedagogy, etc.). Priority is given to presentations in Spanish, though papers in English will be accepted too.

Keywords: Spanish, Literature, Spanish Pedagogy, Linguistics, Spanish Culture

Important Dates: to be held, Via Zoom, on April 29th, 2022

Email abstracts to: simposio@slu.edu

 

MLA 2023: Comedy, Capitalism, and Hope

updated: 
Wednesday, March 9, 2022 - 2:49pm
American Humor Studies Association and the Screen Arts and Culture Committee
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, March 15, 2022

How can critical comedy studies of popular and/or experimental media help us revive political theories of hope amid material conditions characterized by climate apocalypse, obscene inequality, and rising authoritarianism? We invite a range of approaches.

Please send 250-word abstracts and a brief bio to Sam Chesters at samantha.chesters@gmail.com and Maggie Hennefeld at mhennefe@umn.edu.

"Future Of Migration"

updated: 
Wednesday, March 9, 2022 - 11:38am
Batman University International Migration Symposium 2022
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, April 1, 2022

CALL FOR PAPER

Dear Scholars,

 

The effects of international migration, which has increased in the last century, on the change and transformation of social structures have also increased the interest in the phenomenon of migration. Integration, citizenship and repatriation are frequently discussed, especially in recent years, on the migrations from Syria and Afghanistan. The discussion is carried out on the following questions:

 

EXTENDED ABSTRACT DEADLINE: Reimagining Rebecca: a symposium on du Maurier’s novel & its legacy

updated: 
Wednesday, March 9, 2022 - 6:23am
Amelia Crowther & Katharina Hendrickx; University of Sussex
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 18, 2022

Call for Papers: Reimagining Rebecca: a symposium on du Maurier’s novel & its legacy

A symposium at the University of Sussex on 27th May 2022

Deadline for abstract submissions: 7th March 2022

DEADLINE FOR ABSTRACT SUBMISSION EXTENDED: 18th March 2022

 

 

Roundtable on Teaching Literature Online

updated: 
Tuesday, March 8, 2022 - 7:03pm
Modern Language Association Conference 2023, San Francisco, CA
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, March 22, 2022

 Soliciting participants in a roundtable reflecting on the opportunities and challenges of teaching literature online. The discussion will focus on topics such as teaching close reading, fostering community, and asynchronous discussion and synchronous online meeting tools. Please submit a brief description of experiences and innovations in teaching literature online in synchronous and/or asynchronous modalities. Modern Language Association Conference, San Francisco, 1/5/23 - 1/8/23

Deadline for submissions: Tuesday, 15 March 2022

Julie Wilhelm, National University (jwilhelm@nu.edu )

Jewish Los Angeles (PAMLA Panel) - Nov. 11-13, 2022

updated: 
Tuesday, March 8, 2022 - 7:03pm
Jana Schmidt / German Historical Institute DC
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, May 15, 2022

Jewish Los Angeles "Jewish Literature and Culture" panel at the Pacific Modern Languages AssociationNovember 11-13, 2022 From Boyle Heights to Hollywood, and from Santa Monica to the Valley, Los Angeles has been a site for fantastic projections, colonial encounters, and organized struggles for Jews “moving West” since the late 19th century. This panel explores how L.A. as the other “promised land” is figured in the writings, films, artworks, and music of Jewish Californians and immigrants.  From its settlement as a supposedly empty “virgin territory” to its more recent description as a city that has no memory of itself, Los Angeles is often stylized as a place without identity, history, or borders (Baudrillard, Mike Davis, Thom Andersen, Vanessa Place).

Society for Utopian Studies Conference: "make, unmake, remake"

updated: 
Tuesday, March 8, 2022 - 7:02pm
Society for Utopian Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, May 22, 2022

"make, unmake, remake"

November 9th-13th, 2022
Society for Utopian Studies
Embassy Suites Charleston Historic District
Charleston, SC
#SUS2022

We invite creative and scholarly responses to our conference theme--"make, unmake, remake"-- with a particular interest in panels that offer interdisciplinary approaches to shared questions in utopian studies, including those that speak to post-pandemic life and renewal. Topics might include:

--"tinkering towards utopia" vs. large scale utopian plans

--arts and crafts, "craftivism," and sustainability

--reparations for slavery and other historical atrocities

--utopian labor; labor in dystopian times

Genres Against Markets

updated: 
Tuesday, March 8, 2022 - 7:02pm
FU Berlin/RiVAL
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, July 11, 2022

This week-long workshop will bring together both critical and creative writers to support one another in the development of new written work across a wide range of “popular” genres, forms and approaches. “Genres Against the Market” aims to foster a temporary community to encourage radical writers to explore new methods for reaching unconventional audiences toward a critique of economic limitation and possibility. Leaving aside the familiar form of the conventional academic essay and monograph, we aim to host a gathering to explore how radical ideas that challenge reigning forms of social and economic power can be expressed and broadcast using “popular” formats of writing.  

CFP Performing Medievalism

updated: 
Tuesday, March 8, 2022 - 7:02pm
Ellie Chadwick & Ollie Jones, University of Bristol and University of York, UK
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, March 31, 2022

DEADLINE EXTENDED -- CFP: Performing Medievalism: Tricks, Tips and Tropes from Early Artistic Practice for the Modern-Day Performer 

 

Call for Papers: Contemporary Global Museological Practices

updated: 
Tuesday, March 8, 2022 - 7:02pm
The Chitrolekha Journal on Art and Design
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, December 1, 2022

Contemporary Global Museological Practices

Editor: Soma Ghosh Librarian and Media Officer, Salar Jung Museum, Ministry of Culture, Govt. of India, Hyderabad, Telangana

About the Theme: “Contemporary Global Museological Practices”

New Evidence for Recovering Histories and Texts

updated: 
Tuesday, March 8, 2022 - 7:02pm
J.P. Ascher & Nikolaus Wasmoen, MLA-ADE
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 25, 2022

Considering texts broadly as documentary, artistic, visual, aural, textile, performed, or inhabited, what new kinds and uses of evidence are recovering histories through texts? We especially invite underrepresented or interdisciplinary scholarship.

The panel will seek to develop our concept of editing for new kinds of evidence and build bridges between the ADE and MLA communities. Our aim is to foster conversation between people interested in traditional and non-traditional forms of editing and researchers who are making use of new or innovative editions and collections.

Hospitality in the Face of Hostility: Stories from South Carolina’s Green Book sites

updated: 
Tuesday, March 8, 2022 - 7:01pm
Dr. Meredith Love/Francis Marion University
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, June 15, 2022

The Negro Motorist Green Book, a guide for Black travelers published from 1936 to 1967, has enjoyed recent popular and scholarly interest. Podcasts and documentaries, articles and essays, and full-length books have been devoted to educating readers about the history of the Green Book and the businesses once listed within it. 

Medieval Rebellion and Modern Insurrectionism

updated: 
Tuesday, March 8, 2022 - 7:00pm
MLA Middle English Forum
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 18, 2022

How might medieval dissent, rebellion, and class conflict shed new light on modern insurrectionism? What new historiographic questions might we ask, or positions might we take, on Middle English literature in view of contemporary events?

Old English, Middle English, and Contemporary Trans Studies

updated: 
Tuesday, March 8, 2022 - 7:00pm
MLA Middle English and Old English Forums
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 18, 2022

This session invites innovative work at the intersection of Old or Middle English and Trans Studies, particularly work that reflects on the development and increasing variety of Trans Studies in these fields.

Middle English Encounters with Islamicate and Persianate Cultures

updated: 
Tuesday, March 8, 2022 - 6:59pm
MLA Middle English Forum
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 18, 2022

What understandings of Persianate or Islamicate texts, societies, or cultures do Middle English texts show? How do their engagements with those traditions inflect their views of their own political, aesthetic, and cultural investments?

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