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UPDATE: CFP: Food in American Literature Proposals due December 24, 2021

updated: 
Wednesday, December 1, 2021 - 12:34pm
Jeff Birkenstein & Robert Hauhart/Saint Martin's University
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 24, 2021

UPDATE: CFP: Food in American Literature

Proposals due December 24, 2021

NOTE:

We are well along in the peer review process with a university press with favorable evaluations. In order to further bolster our collection, however, at this point we are looking only for proposals addressing the following:

  • Food and one or more contemporary (last 20 years) African American texts;
  • Food and one or more queer literary texts;
  • Food and a 19th century American literary text.

For more detailed information on what to send, please see our original CFP below. Thank you.

OVERVIEW:

Myth and Art

updated: 
Wednesday, December 1, 2021 - 12:34pm
Interdisciplinary Humanities
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, March 31, 2022

“Myth and Art” will explore the interrelation of the multiple functions of myth, literature, and art, as well as the interpretation of mythological narratives and their visual depictions. The main approach will be inter-textual and inter-media in nature and the contributors will grapple with and attempt to answer several questions: How do artists incorporate myths into their own works of art? How are the combinations of myth and art interpreted by ancient and modern day spectators? Are there differences and similarities in those interpretations? What factors (psychological, religious, political, financial, etc.) influenced the selection of the myth and the artistic medium?

Special Issue: Premodern Otherness (Otherness: Essays and Studies 9.1)

updated: 
Wednesday, December 1, 2021 - 12:34pm
Centre for Studies in Otherness
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, February 1, 2022

The peer-reviewed, open-access e-journal Otherness: Essays and Studies is now accepting submissions for its special issue: Premodern Otherness: Encounters with and Expressions of the Other in Classical Antiquity, Medieval, and Early Modern Periods, Autumn 2022.

 

Otherness: Essays and Studies publishes research articles from and across different scholarly disciplines that critically examine the concepts of Otherness and alterity. We particularly appreciate dynamic cross-disciplinary study.

 

Call for Panelists: Narrating Terror: Boko Haram Terrorism in Literature, Film, and Media

updated: 
Wednesday, December 1, 2021 - 12:33pm
2022 Lagos Studies Association Annual Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, January 1, 2022

There is a burgeoning of academic literature on Boko Haram since the inception of the group in 2009. Many of these studies have taken on a social science analytical perspective to understand “the why” of Boko Haram terrorism. Building on these studies, this panel takes a more humanistic and cultural studies approach to the study of Boko Haram terrorism in Nigeria. Focusing on the ‘experiential truth’ that emerges in the narratives of Boko Haram terrorism in a wide range of media and genres, the panel is interested in understanding Boko Haram terrorism as a lived experience.

Blue Extinction

updated: 
Wednesday, December 1, 2021 - 12:32pm
Rachel Murray and Vera Fibisan, University of Sheffield
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, February 4, 2022

Blue Extinction

Sheffield Animal Studies Research Centre (ShARC)

7-8th July 2022

International Conference on Gender Studies: “Gender and Power”

updated: 
Wednesday, December 1, 2021 - 11:39am
London Centre for Interdisciplinary Research
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, January 15, 2022

Selected papers will be published in a post-conference volume with an ISBN.The conference seeks to explore the past and current status of gender identity around the world, to examine the ways in which society is shaped by gender and to situate gender in relation to the full scope of human affairs.Papers are invited on topics related, but not limited, to:

Gender Research Workshop: “The Female Gaze in Cinema”

updated: 
Wednesday, December 1, 2021 - 11:39am
London Centre for Interdisciplinary Research and Academic LAB
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, January 15, 2022

Film has long been a male-dominated industry, but for decades female directors against all odds have made an indelible mark on cinema. Today there is growing recognition of the important contributions made by women to the world of moving image, with audiences calling for more opportunities to be given to female screenwriters, cinematographers, editors, producers, performers and directors in a bid to defeat gender inequality.

International Conference on Medical Humanities

updated: 
Wednesday, December 1, 2021 - 11:39am
London Centre for Interdisciplinary Research
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 10, 2021

International Conference on Medical Humanities

organised by London Centre for Interdisciplinary Research in cooperation with Faculty of Health & Social Sciences School of Applied Social Sciences, University of Bedfordshire

“Wherever the art of Medicine is loved, there is also a love of Humanity”

Hippocrates

Academic Writing Workshop

updated: 
Wednesday, December 1, 2021 - 11:39am
London Centre for Interdisciplinary Research and Academic LAB
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, December 20, 2021

4 February 2022 (2pm-5pm GMT)

The workshop is designed for students, young scholars and independent researchers in humanities and social sciences who would like to improve their academic writing skills in order to succeed in studies and in career.

It is organised to provide maximum hands-on practice for participants. Each session will include explanations, examples, exercises, and texts to help the participants develop techniques for working productively at different stages of the scholarly writing process.

      Topics will include:

Call for Papers-Essays on Alex Ross

updated: 
Wednesday, December 1, 2021 - 9:46am
Rob Weiner Texas Tech University
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, December 15, 2021

xtended Deadline Dec 15, 2021

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS – Epic and Iconic: Essays on the Work, Influence, and Legacy of Alex Ross 

Edited by Robert Moses Peaslee and Robert G. Weiner 

Under contract with the University Press of Mississippi for 2023 publication

Nelson Alexander Ross, better known as Alex, has exerted nearly thirty years of profound influence upon sequential art storytelling. Rossemerged into the comics world in the early 1990s with his work on Terminator: Burning Earth, Marvels, and Kingdom Come, immediately establishing his photorealistic style of painting, influenced by Norman Rockwell, Salvador Dali, and Andrew Loomis, among others.

"Grown Deep Like the Rivers": A CALS "Unprecedented" Webinar (12/3)

updated: 
Wednesday, December 1, 2021 - 8:48am
Center for American Literary Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 3, 2021

 

Penn State’s Center for American Literary Studies presents

 “Grown Deep Like the Rivers”:

The Black Lives Matter Movement(s) from Langston Hughes to the Present

 Friday, December 3, 2021, Noon–1:00 p.m. EST via Zoom

 Register here:

https://psu.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_fnHH104bQba8-jRByn0BsA

 

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email

containing information about joining the webinar.

"Voicing 'Woman' Across Media, 1500-1800" --February 24-25, 2022 (Virtual)

updated: 
Wednesday, December 1, 2021 - 8:48am
Early Modern Center, University of California, Santa Barbara
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 31, 2021

“Voicing ‘Woman’ across Media, 1500-1800”

University of California, Santa Barbara

Conference Date: February 24-25, 2022

Abstracts Due: December 31, 2021

 

Who Was that Masked Woman: Representations of Women Vigilantes and Outlaws in Popular Media from Reconstruction to the Great Depression

updated: 
Wednesday, December 1, 2021 - 7:38am
Gregory Bray and Andrew J. Ball/ Publisher Not Yet Attached
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, December 15, 2021

We invite chapter proposals for a collection of critical essays that examine how women vigilantes, anti-heroines and outlaws of this era were represented in movie serials, radio dramas, films, comics, and pulp fiction.  

As this will be a multidisciplinary collection, we encourage submissions from scholars in any of the numerous fields that examine the representation of women in American popular culture from 1865-1940. The call is open to a broad spectrum of methodological and critical approaches, and we invite submissions from seasoned as well as emerging scholars.  

Reminder: Special Issue of Lamar Journal of the Humanities-- 9/11 and Its Aftermath

updated: 
Tuesday, November 30, 2021 - 10:41pm
Lamar Journal of the Humanities
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, January 1, 2022

The Lamar Journal of the Humanities, a peer-reviewed, scholarly indexed interdisciplinary journal, invites papers for its 2021-22 Special Issue on “9/11 and Its Aftermath.” 

The 20th anniversary of the terrorist attacks on 9/11 offers a timely opportunity to reflect on the tremendous influence that fateful morning has had over the last two decades. Technically the new century began on the first day of 2000, and the new millennium on the first day of 2001, but the new world arrived on that Tuesday—a world that, for better or worse, we largely still inhabit. It is in this spirit that we dedicate our 2021-22 issue to scholarly examinations of 9/11 and its aftermath, associations, and phenomena.

Anti-Oedipus at Fifty (PCA/ACA, Philosophy and Culture Area, panel/roundtable) EXTENDED DEADLINE

updated: 
Tuesday, November 30, 2021 - 5:41pm
Philosophy and Culture Area, Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association (Annual Convention, conducted virtually, April 13-16, 2022, http://pcaaca.org/area/philosophy-and-culture)
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, December 23, 2021

Synopsis: Gilles Deleuze and Félix Guattari’s Anti-Oedipus: Capitalism and Schizophrenia turns fifty in 2022. Awash as we are in libidinally-driven fantasy systems that reify pathological desire and injury as mythology, paranoid distortion as reality, and the resulting pair as ideology weaponized as moral justice, Anti-Oedipus would appear to be as urgent today as it was a half-century ago. The proposed session would be an occasion to explore it anew, both in its own right, and in terms of its enduring influence and importance.

All approaches are welcome.

"Future of Work": Rapoport Center's Working Paper Series

updated: 
Tuesday, November 30, 2021 - 10:55am
Rapoport Center for Human Rights and Justice at UT Austin
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, December 15, 2021

The Rapoport Center’s Working Paper Series -- part of University of Texas at Austin's Center for Human Rights and Justice -- is seeking to publish innovative papers by established and early-career researchers and practitioners. Authors from all disciplines are welcome to submit papers on a variety of human rights and social justice topics. At present, we are particularly interested in papers in line with the Rapoport Center’s current thematic focus on the future of work.

"Future of Work": Rapoport Center's Working Paper Series

updated: 
Tuesday, November 30, 2021 - 10:54am
Rapoport Center for Human Rights and Justice at UT Austin
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, December 15, 2021

The Rapoport Center’s Working Paper Series -- part of University of Texas at Austin's Center for Human Rights and Justice -- is seeking to publish innovative papers by established and early-career researchers and practitioners. Authors from all disciplines are welcome to submit papers on a variety of human rights and social justice topics. At present, we are particularly interested in papers in line with the Rapoport Center’s current thematic focus on the future of work.

ACLA 2022 Call for Papers: "Event, Nonevent, Unevent"

updated: 
Tuesday, November 30, 2021 - 7:47am
Gabriel Quigley
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, January 15, 2022

American Comparative Literature Association 2022 Annual Meeting

National Taiwan Normal University

June 15-18

 

Event, Nonevent, Unevent

*SUBMISSION DEADLINE EXTENDED TO JANUARY 15* 

Organizer:

Gabriel Quigley, New York University (gabriel.quigley@nyu.edu)

 

“the event...brings to pass ‘something other’ than the situation, opinions, instituted knowledges...a hazardous, unpredictable supplement, which vanishes as soon as it appears.” – Alain Badiou, Ethics

 

ACLA 2022 Call for Papers: Post-Violence: The Telling and the Told

updated: 
Tuesday, November 30, 2021 - 12:31am
Lim Yiru
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, January 15, 2022

Submission deadline extended! 

Please note that the conference organizers will only accept abstracts submitted through their event site. 

Seminar URL: https://www.acla.org/post-violence-telling-and-told 
To submit a paper: https://www.acla.org/node/add/paper (Deadline Extended: Saturday, 15 January 2022 at 11:59 p.m. PST.)
For further information: https://www.acla.org/annual-meeting-2022

Arrested Mobilities: Stillness, Power and Modernity

updated: 
Monday, November 29, 2021 - 10:48pm
UC Berkeley 30th Annual Interdisciplinary German Studies Graduate Student Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, December 15, 2021

As early as the 1920’s, Robert Musil remarked on the enormous effort it takes to stand still in a world that demands constant motion. Reflecting on the zooming street he sees through his window,the protagonist of Der Mann ohne Eigenschaften comments:

“Könnte man die Sprünge der Aufmerksamkeit messen, die Leistungen der Augenmuskeln, die Pendelbewegungen der Seele und alle die Anstrengungen, die ein Mensch vollbringen muss, um sich im Fluß einer Straße aufrecht zu halten, es käme vermutlich… eine Größe heraus, mit der verglichen die Kraft, die Atlas braucht, um die Welt zu stemmen.”

CFP: "The End of English" Graduate Conference

updated: 
Monday, November 29, 2021 - 2:21pm
The English Department at Rice University
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 7, 2022

“We should all come to the position that our long-standing investments in the literary and cultural values of the standard English curriculum must go the same way as the Confederate and conquistador statues that are falling across the south and southwest.”

—Dr. Jesse Alemán, “The End of English” (2021)

 

The US Representation in Popular Culture and New Media | call for articles

updated: 
Monday, November 29, 2021 - 5:15am
PopMeC academic blog
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 31, 2021

Call for articles for the peer-reviewed academic blog of the PopMeC Association for US Popular Culture Studies (popmec.hypotheses.org ISSN 2660-8839).

Our research work delves into how the US—their history, society, and diverse cultures—have been represented in popular media and cultural creations. The blog aims at providing a collaborative, engaging, and fair environment for any interested scholar, promoting the sharing of knowledge, experience, and ideas across disciplines and thematic fields. We’re also working to foster a stimulating space for early career researchers and postgraduate students in North American studies, thus we’ll warmly welcome their proposals as well

5th MEMORY, FORGETTING AND CREATING, 13-14 January 2022 (online)

updated: 
Sunday, November 28, 2021 - 4:09pm
InMind Support
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, December 29, 2021

Memory, Forgetting and Creating - International Interdisciplinary Conference  (online - via Zoom)

13-14 January 2022

 

Scientific Committee:
Professor Wojciech Owczarski – University of Gdańsk, Poland
Professor Polina Golovátina-Mora – NTNU, Norwegian University of Science and Technology

 

 CFP:

Keats-Shelley Association of America and Romantic Circles Pedagogy: Call for Anti-Racist Teaching Materials

updated: 
Sunday, November 28, 2021 - 9:56am
The Keats-Shelley Association of America and Romantic Circles Pedagogy Colloquium
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, December 20, 2021

The Keats-Shelley Association of America (K-SAA) and Romantic Circles Pedagogy (RCP) Anti-Racist Pedagogy Colloquium is soliciting submissions for our new resource on anti-racist teaching, "Towards an Anti-Racist Pedagogy."

This webpage, which will be accessible through the K-SAA and RCP websites, will offer suggested readings, bibliographies of relevant scholarship, sample assignments and syllabi, and guides to use in the classroom. This project will be ongoing: our goal is that each year, a new cohort will develop and expand the resource. 

UVa GradCon 2022: Networks

updated: 
Friday, November 26, 2021 - 2:15pm
Graduate English Students Association, University of Vriginia
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, December 15, 2021

We are delighted to extend the following updated invitation!

From April 7-9, 2022 the Graduate English Students Association at the University of Virginia will present its annual conference, titled and themed Networks. Our conference committee seeks papers by graduate students, as well as scholars, teachers, researchers, artists, and community leaders, institutionally affiliated or otherwise, on the topic of “networks.” 

Seeking Articles for Canadian Review of American Studies (general submissions and special issue on Outlander series)

updated: 
Friday, November 26, 2021 - 8:59am
Canadian Review of American Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, April 1, 2022

Canadian Review of American Studies (University of Toronto Press) is the leading American Studies journal outside the United States and the only journal in Canada that deals with cross-border themes and their implications for multicultural societies. Published three times a year, the journal aims to further multi- and interdisciplinary analyses of the culture of the US and of social relations between the US and Canada. CRAS is a dynamic and innovative journal, providing unique perspectives and insights in an increasingly complex and intertwined world of extraordinarily difficult problems that continue to call for scholarly input.

Deadline approaching: Call for Chapters: Of (Hu)Man and Monarchs: Humanness and the Fictional Representations of Monarchs in literature, Arts, popular culture and Media

updated: 
Friday, November 26, 2021 - 8:54am
University of Gafsa
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 31, 2021

Call for Chapters: Of (Hu)Man and Monarchs: Humanness and the Fictional Representations of Monarchs in literature, Arts, popular culture and Media (The title may change) contact email: crowncollection436@gmail.com 

He wrapped himself in regal garments and fastened the sash.

When Gilgamesh placed his crown on his head,

a princess Ishtar raised her eyes to the beauty of Gilgamesh.

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