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Afterlives of the Antisocial

updated: 
Wednesday, April 20, 2022 - 2:19pm
Postmodern Culture
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, January 31, 2023

For nearly two decades, the “antisocial thesis” has enthralled queer theoretical thought, permeating a variety of debates surrounding relationality, sexuality, gender, race, psychoanalysis, and temporality. Christened by Robert L. Caserio during an infamous 2005 MLA panel, the antisocial thesis, Caserio elaborates, described a “decade of explorations of queer unbelonging” positioned against an intensifying “gay rage for normalizing sociability.” As Robyn Wiegman warns, however, the antisocial thesis “is not ‘a’ thesis.

2022 MAPACA War Studies Area

updated: 
Wednesday, April 20, 2022 - 2:18pm
MAPACA - Mid Atlantic Popular & American Studies Association
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, June 30, 2022

Call for Papers

2022 Conference of   Mid-Atlantic Popular / American Culture Association (MAPACA)

MAPACA War Studies Area

Thursday, November 10 -- Saturday, November 12, 2022
Princeton Marriott at Forrestal
Princeton, New Jersey 

Proposals due to http://www.mapaca.net  by  June 30, 2022

Time, Locality, and the Patterns of Life in Shakespearean Romance

updated: 
Wednesday, April 20, 2022 - 2:18pm
Alfred J. Drake / PAMLA (Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association)
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, May 15, 2022

119th PAMLA Conference. Los Angeles, California at the UCLA Luskin Conference Center and Hotel.

Friday, November 11 - Sunday, November 13, 2022.

Special Session: "Time, Locality, and the Patterns of Life in Shakespearean Romance.”

Chair: Alfred J. Drake, CSU Fullerton (Retired).

Abstract

Registrations Open for online French and Francophone Studies PG Conference- Images: Past & Present

updated: 
Wednesday, April 20, 2022 - 2:17pm
Association for the Study of Modern and Contemporary France; Society for the Study of French History
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, April 23, 2022

Images: Past and Present **5 DAYS TO GO** Registrations are now open for the ASMCF SSFH Postgraduate Conference! This one-day conference has been jointly organised by the Association for the Study of Modern and Contemporary France and the Society for the Study of French History.  We have a wonderful line up of PGRs in French and Francophone Studies who will share their research with us on Saturday, 23 April 2022.

Uncovering an Aesthetics of Naval War Literature

updated: 
Wednesday, April 20, 2022 - 2:17pm
University of Leuven
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, May 31, 2022

 

UNCOVERING AN AESTHETICS OF NAVAL WAR LITERATURE

Workshop

16 September 2022, University of Leuven (Belgium)

Critical Thinking and Writing

updated: 
Wednesday, April 20, 2022 - 2:17pm
Double Helix: A Journal of Critical Thinking and Writing
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, August 15, 2021

Double Helix: A Journal of Critical Thinking and Writing invites submissions for Volume 10 (2022). For more information, please visit DH at the WAC Clearinghouse: https://wac.colostate.edu/double-helix/.

Database Submission: Overview Essay on LGBTQ+ Literature

updated: 
Wednesday, April 20, 2022 - 2:17pm
Infobase Learning
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, May 2, 2022

Infobase, a publisher of databases for schools, universities, and public libraries, is seeking to hire a scholar to write a 10,000-word introductory overview essay on LGBTQ+ literature, from ancient times to the present. This essay will be prominently featured in a new topic center within Bloom’s Literature, Infobase’s premier literary database. This is a paid assignment. Interested scholars should contact executive editor Jeff Soloway at jsoloway@infobase.com.  

 

Bakhtin for the Twenty-First Century

updated: 
Wednesday, April 20, 2022 - 2:17pm
Journal of Festival Culture Inquiry and Analysis
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, October 15, 2022

Bakhtin for the Twenty-First Century, a special issue of The Journal of Festivel Culture Inquiry and Analysis

We invite submissions for a special issue, Bakhtin for the Twenty-First Century, which will include a foreword by Prof Sue Vice, author of Introducing Bakhtin

 


 

 

ImmUnity and CommUnity

updated: 
Wednesday, April 20, 2022 - 2:16pm
LVSD, EREPLIC
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, May 15, 2022

 

 

Faculty of Letters and Human Sciences, Agadir, Morocco

 

Laboratory Values, Society, and Development (LVSD)

Group on Ethics, Representation and Politics in Literature and Culture (EREPLIC)

Organizes  

An International Conference on:

 

ImmUnity and CommUnity

2-3 November, 2022

 

Call for Papers

16th-Century: Interdisciplinary Papers and Panels

updated: 
Wednesday, April 20, 2022 - 2:16pm
Sixteenth Century Studies Conference (SCSC)
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, April 25, 2022

Call for Interdisciplinary Papers and/or Panels at the Sixteenth Century Studies Conference

Carryin’ the Banner: Critical Essays on the Newsies Film and Broadway Adaptation

updated: 
Wednesday, April 20, 2022 - 2:16pm
Emily Hamilton-Honey/SUNY Canton
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, October 1, 2022

Newsies, both as a film in 1992 and a Broadway show in 2012, has been a sleeper hit for all of its existence. Disney wrote the film off as a failure when it took roughly $15 million to make and only grossed $2.8 million – and yet, the film found a wide, willing, and devoted audience through VHS rentals and Disney Channel showings. The Newsies Broadway show was originally intended to be a licensed adaptation for high schools and colleges - and yet, the built-in audience was so eager for a Broadway adaptation that Disney Theatrical Productions decided to make the gamble.

Beyond Nancy Drew: U.S. Girls’ Series Fiction in the Mid-Twentieth Century, 1920-1970

updated: 
Wednesday, April 20, 2022 - 2:16pm
Emily Hamilton-Honey/SUNY Canton
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, October 28, 2022

As the series heroine par excellence, Nancy Drew has taken up most of the scholarly attention surrounding mid-century U.S. girls’ series, and for good reason given her popularity, longevity, and feminist leanings. Running from 1930 into the present day, Nancy has been foiling criminals for nearly a century, first as a spunky blond driving a roadster and then as a versatile  titian-haired girl in a convertible.

Call for Chapters Researching the Influence of Feminist Film Theory on Films and TV Series of the 21st Century

updated: 
Wednesday, April 20, 2022 - 2:15pm
Cristelle Maury
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, May 15, 2022

 

Call for chapters

Researching the Influence of Feminist Film Theory

on 21st Century Films and TV Series

               

 

A growing number of scholars have acknowledged how the works of feminist scholars and feminist film scholars have influenced filmmakers and screenwriters (Radner and Stringer 2011; Roche 2014 and 2018; Maury and Roche 2020). The objective of this collected volume is to pursue inquiry of cross-fertilization between (intersectional) feminist (film) theory and films and TV series,           produced in the English-speaking world of the 21st century.

Teaching Composition to ESL/EFL Students

updated: 
Wednesday, April 20, 2022 - 2:15pm
Theresa M. Johnson / Troy University
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, July 1, 2022

We welcome submissions for a scholarly conference to be hosted online 29-30 July 2022 by the Troy University Department of English. 

 

Papers may address any aspect of teaching composition to ESL/EFL students, including—but not limited to—the following:

 

  • Theory and practical applications
  • New strategies
  • Development of paragraphs and essays
  • Models and modeling
  • Genres
  • Writing as a process
  • Teaching grammar within the process
  • Language development within the process
  • Digital and multimodal writing
  • Assessments

 

King Arthur "Quondam et Futurus"

updated: 
Wednesday, April 20, 2022 - 2:15pm
Center for Medieval-Renaissance Studies, University of Virginia-Wise
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, July 11, 2022

This session is part of the 35th annual Medieval-Renaissance Conference, sponsored by the Center for Medieval-Renaissance Studies at the University of Virginia's College at Wise, Spetember 15-17, 2022.  It welcomes proposals about all topics related to King Arthur as a figure in literature, history, art, and entertainment.  Interested in interdisciplinary approaches, such as the character of Arthur in romance and history, in art and literature, and in popular media, are especially encouraged.  We also welcome proposals on:

Special Section: Disability Performance and Global Shakespeare

updated: 
Wednesday, April 20, 2022 - 2:15pm
The Shakespearean International Yearbook
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, May 15, 2022

Disability Performance and Global Shakespeare

Shakespearean International Yearbook (ed. Alexa Alice Joubin and Natalia Khomenko)

Special Section edited by Katherine Schaap Williams 

Constructed Languages and Power in Science Fiction and Fantasy

updated: 
Wednesday, April 20, 2022 - 2:15pm
Matt Barton
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, May 15, 2022

We invite essays for a collected edition that investigates constructed languages in the contexts and functions of socio-political power within the broad category of science fiction, speculative, and fantasy encompassing film, tv, games, comics, songs, poems, and other media.

Please send queries and 350-500 word proposals to conlangpowerbook@gmail.com by May 15, 2022. Contributors will be notified before the end of June. We will begin evaluating the 5000-7500-word essays on November 15, 2022.

Possible topics might include constructed languages, power, and

  • Race, gender, sexuality, ability, or gender identity

LIT Special Issue CFP: Intersectional Feminism and Barriers to Representation at the Turn of the Century

updated: 
Wednesday, April 20, 2022 - 2:15pm
LIT: Literature Interpretation Theory
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, July 15, 2022

LIT Special Issue CFP: Intersectional Feminism and Barriers to Representation at the Turn of the Century

 

Deadline for submissions: July 15, 2022

 

Full name / name of organization: LIT: Literature Interpretation Theory

 

Contact email: litjourn@yahoo.com

 

 

Poetry & Poetry Studies at MAPACA 2022

updated: 
Wednesday, April 20, 2022 - 2:15pm
Mid-Atlantic Popular & American Culture Association
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, June 30, 2022

Poetry & Poetry Studies at MAPACA 2022

 

November 10-12, 2022

Princeton, NJ

 

The new Poetry and Poetry Studies area at the Mid-Atlantic Popular and American Culture Association (MAPACA) seeks creative and critical proposals for this year’s annual conference.

 

The British Empire and Colonial Famines: History, Culture, Critique

updated: 
Wednesday, April 20, 2022 - 2:14pm
Royal Society of Edinburgh Research Network, University of Edinburgh
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, May 30, 2022

‘The British Empire, Scotland, and Indian Famines: A Royal Society of Edinburgh Research Network’ presents two conferences on

The British Empire and Colonial Famines: History, Culture, Critique

University of Edinburgh and IIIT Guwahati

Sep 8-9, 2022 and Jan 7-8, 2023

COVID and Accessibility: Roundtable Discussion About Policies Instituted in Response to the Pandemic Related to Access

updated: 
Wednesday, April 20, 2022 - 2:13pm
South Atlantic MLA Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, August 1, 2022

This Roundtable discussion welcomes submissions on any aspect of pre-pandemic college classroom access, post-pandemic college classroom access, or policies implemented in college classrooms post-pandemic which could limit access. Abstracts addressing the conference theme are especially welcome.  Due to the pandemic, instructors have all felt the strain change placed on our classrooms. However, these changes have brought to light important aspects of access at the university level previously regulated to individual or case-by-case discussions. This roundtable seeks to generate a wider conversation about how instructors handle access in the classroom, and what has improved or hindered access.

Iowa Journal of Cultural Studies Call for Book Reviews

updated: 
Wednesday, April 20, 2022 - 2:13pm
Iowa Journal of Cultural Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, April 29, 2022

The Iowa Journal of Cultural Studies is a fully open access peer-reviewed publication edited by graduate students at The University of Iowa that mixes traditional approaches and contemporary interventions in the interdisciplinary humanities and interpretive social sciences. This year’s issue will explore the boundaries that can challenge and facilitate interdisciplinary scholarship through an inquiry into margins, marginalia, and the marginalized. 

Translation and Literature Graduate Journal

updated: 
Wednesday, April 20, 2022 - 2:13pm
Living in Languages Journal @ State University of New York, UAlbany
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, May 30, 2022

 

Living in Languages

              traversing borders, disciplines, and mediums.

Inviting Submission to Living in Languages Journal

Dear Participants,

Moving Words: Multimodal and Digital Creative Writing Pedagogies and Practices

updated: 
Wednesday, April 20, 2022 - 9:30am
Drs. Sara K. Howe & Kristina Wright/Southern New Hampshire University
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, May 8, 2022

CALL FOR CHAPTER PROPOSALS

 

CALL FOR CHAPTER PROPOSALS
Moving Words: Multimodal and Digital Creative Writing Pedagogies 

We seek 350-word abstracts for approximately 5,000-word chapters for an edited book collection that explores the impact(s) of multimodal and digital media on the teaching of creative writing.

Rationale:

Mapping Literary Shifts in Twenty-First Century Women’s Literature: A Response to the Future of the Past

updated: 
Tuesday, April 19, 2022 - 1:17pm
Midwest Modern language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, May 20, 2022

Taking into account the presidential theme for MMLA, 2022--“Post-Now”--, it is important to foreground the constituency of 'now', and what its discursive urgency means for this panel. While 'now' can be ontologically considered as the transient nature of the present moment in time, which is relative in nature (Einstein 14), its association to time can also be extended to understand the persistence of circumstances and ideas as situated in the present age, or the contemporary times (Dubreuil 44). Laurent Dubreuil links literature to temporality, mentioning how “literature does not exist before but rather after itself: we reconstruct and designate it without exhausting its signification” (Dubreuil 45).

DEADLINE EXTENDED 2022 Midwest MLA; English Literature Before 1800

updated: 
Tuesday, April 19, 2022 - 1:05pm
June Oh / Michigan State University
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, May 2, 2022

In addressing the MMLA conference theme, “Post-Now,” the permanent section on “English Literature Before 1800” welcomes papers exploring any moments in pre-1800 literary scenes and contexts that relates our cultural moment.  Topics may include, but are by no means limited to, representation, identity categories (race, class, gender, age, sexuality, disability, etc.), technologies, political movements, audience responses, and any other critical issues from any period and genre. Reflections on pedagogy and classroom practices that address the “Post-Now” theme are welcome.  

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