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Outside/rs 2022: Making Space at the Queer Intersections of Sex and Gender (University of Brighton, 1 and 2 April 2022)

updated: 
Monday, November 22, 2021 - 7:40pm
Marielle O'Neill, Outside/rs 2022 Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 9, 2022

Outside/rs 2022 Conference: Making Space at the Queer Intersections of Sex and Gender

1-2 April 2022, University of Brighton, hybrid delivery

With keynotes from Dr Ulrika Dahl and Dr S.N. Nyeck

To register for the conference, see: https://delegate.brighton.ac.uk/outsiders2022

To view our Call for Papers/Participants, see:

https://outsiders2022.wordpress.com/call-for-participants/

Shifting Grounds:Changing Models of Nature in the Former Soviet Sphere

updated: 
Monday, November 22, 2021 - 7:27pm
Brian Yang/ University of Illinois at Urbana-Chmpaign
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, February 15, 2022

The Slavic Graduate Students Association (SGSA) in conjunction with the Slavic Languages and Literatures Department at the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign invites submissions of presentation proposals from scholars across disciplines to this year’s conference, titled “Shifting Grounds: Changing Models of Nature in the Former Soviet Sphere.” This interdisciplinary conference is intended to explore the movement of disparate models of nature as they circulate through and coalesce into larger ideas about Post-Soviet and Eurasian existence.

Proposals for the 2022 SC State Intersectional Studies Virtual Conference

updated: 
Monday, November 22, 2021 - 7:27pm
South Carolina State University ISC
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 7, 2022

The Department of English and Communications at South Carolina State University invites proposals for twenty-minute papers or presentations for the 2022 Intersectional Studies Remote Conference (via Zoom) on Friday, March 25, 2022.

[conference] Immortal Materiality Or Mortal Objects?

updated: 
Monday, November 22, 2021 - 7:27pm
University of Amsterdam
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, November 25, 2021

Immortal Materiality or Mortal Objects?

Our lives are inextricably entwined with the materiality we both make and utilize, but to what extent is it inseparable from humanity and the identities therein? Does materiality have a life of its own and does it end?

Call for papers for 1-day hybrid conference on 16th of December. Send a title, abstract (max 200 words), full name, university or institution, email and how you plan to join (online or physical attendance) to mortalobjectsconference@gmail.com

Deadline: 19th November

Location: Oudemanhuispoort D.108, Amsterdam or ONLINE

Sapienza Summer School 2022: "The Cultural Heritage and Memory of Totalitarianism", II Edition.

updated: 
Monday, November 22, 2021 - 7:26pm
Sapienza Università di Roma
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, February 15, 2022

The Cultural Heritage and Memory of Totalitarianism explores the legacy of Fascism in Italy blending unique in situ visits to art, architecture and historical monuments led by international experts and classes on literature, film and culture led by Sapienza faculty. The goal is to broaden the scholarly assessment of the period and to suggest innovative curricula for students in the humanities, who are also interested in working in museums and cultural institutes in Italy and abroad. The heritage of Fascism will be approached in the context of Nazism and Stalinism, and framed within the broader scenario of European colonialism. Special focus will be given to the analysis of totalitarianism’s influence on postcolonial dictatorships and post-WWII culture.

World Literature and the Circulation of Art

updated: 
Monday, November 22, 2021 - 7:26pm
Compendium: Journal of Comparative Studies | Revista de Estudos Comparatistas
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, May 30, 2022

Call for Papers for Inaugural Issue

Compendium
Journal of Comparative Studies

Revista de Estudos Comparatistas

 University of Lisbon
School of Arts and Humanities
CEComp — Centre for Comparative Studies

 

Call for Book Chapter as an Edited Volume : Decoding Ecocritical Themes in Literature

updated: 
Monday, November 22, 2021 - 7:25pm
Pandian Educational Trust, (An MSME registered Publisher)
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, February 15, 2022

TITLE OF THE BOOK: Decoding Ecocritical Themes in Literature

Editor                              : Mr M. Vinoth Kumar

Co-Editors                      : Dr C. Chellappan, Mr B. Thangamarimuthu

Edition                             :  1

Year                                 : 2021

ISBN NUMBER            :  978-93-91115-17-3

 

Theme:          

ENVIRONMENTS: ECOLOGIES AND (IN)HOSPITALITIES

updated: 
Monday, November 22, 2021 - 7:25pm
University of Coimbra, Faculty or Arts and Humanities
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, December 30, 2021

42nd Meeting of the Portuguese Association for Anglo-American Studies 31 March – 2 April, 2022

Faculty of Arts and Humanities, University of Coimbra

Call for Papers ENVIRONMENTS: ECOLOGIES AND (IN)HOSPITALITIES

Call for Papers: Edited Volume on Greek American Women

updated: 
Monday, November 22, 2021 - 7:25pm
Dr. Theodora Patrona-School of English/Aristotle University of Thessaloniki
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, January 5, 2022

“Hidden Figures”: Greek American Women in Context

Crashing the Canon: A Spotlight for the Underrepresented in Higher Education

updated: 
Monday, November 22, 2021 - 7:25pm
The Humanities Review / St. John's University
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, December 22, 2021

When we think of the western literary canon, we tend to think of the famous authors and works that have shaped our literary and scholarly culture into what it is today: Dante, Shakespeare, Milton, Dickens, Twain, Whitman, and the list goes on and on. But In our age of cultural and technological advancement, we believe that the bodies of works we consider worthy of study should also reflect the current world around us. Thus, the goal of this issue of The Humanities Review is to shine a spotlight on those authors, works, and platforms which have not yet found a home in the literary/academic canon, but still merit the kind of close literary analysis afforded to the canon.

(In)visible Borders: Narrating Centers & Peripheries

updated: 
Monday, November 22, 2021 - 7:25pm
Universté de Montreal / English Graduate Students' Society
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, February 18, 2022

Conversations concerned with borders often address the extent of geopolitics, the anthropocene, and the techno-industrial. Yet, “the meaning of the word border has progressively changed from a fact of nature to a cultural, political, and ideological product of human will (Power 6-13; Harvey). Natural frontiers do not exist either in a topographical or in a linguistic sense, and the self-conscious linking of place and identity is quite a modern phenomenon” (Spiridon 376).

Call for papers ALDUS 2.0 - 2022

updated: 
Monday, November 22, 2021 - 7:25pm
ALDUS 2.0
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 31, 2022

Aldus 2.0 (https://aldus20.org), Bembus’ international platinum open access journal, wel-
comes proposals for the first issue of the year 2022. Aldus 2.0 aims to explore digital tex-
tuality by stimulating a debate around the main themes of Digital Humanities in philo-
logical, literary and linguistic fields. The diffusion of new technologies and their application in

Symposium on Music of the Sea

updated: 
Monday, November 22, 2021 - 7:25pm
Maritime Music and Tradition Society
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, March 15, 2022

The Maritime Music & Tradition Society, Inc. and the Maritime Studies Program of the University of Connecticut at Avery Point announce A Symposium on the Music of the Sea on Friday June 10, 2022. We seek proposals for papers in History, Literature, Folklore, Music, Ethnomusicology or other appropriate disciplines addressing any aspect of music or verse of the sea, rivers, or inland waters from the Age of Sail to the present. The symposium will take place in St. John's Episcopal Church in Essex, CT.

Pathways to Diverse and Inclusive Curricula: The Way Forward

updated: 
Monday, November 22, 2021 - 7:25pm
New Jersey College English Association
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, January 15, 2022

Call for Proposals 44th Annual NJCEA Conference

March 19, 2022

Seton Hall University, South Orange, NJ

Pathways to Diverse and Inclusive Curricula:  The Way Forward

Many academic institutions have been evaluating their diversity and inclusion statements. At the department level, several faculty members recognize that their curriculum also needs to be evaluated.  

We are particularly interested in proposals for full traditional panels including at least four presenters, roundtables of six to eight speakers, workshops, individual papers, posters, and presentations that consider the following questions for the profession, for the discipline, for our areas of specialization, and for the larger society:

The Second Heterotopic Junction Graduate Conference on Language, Literature, and Culture

updated: 
Monday, November 22, 2021 - 7:24pm
Hong Kong Baptist University
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, December 15, 2021

CALL FOR PAPERS

The Second Heterotopic Junction Graduate Conference on Language, Literature, and Culture (HJC-2) is now calling for abstracts. HJC-2 is an international conference which aims to provide graduate students with an opportunity to showcase their research in the areas of linguistics, literature, and culture.

The conference is scheduled to be held on 30 April 2022 (Saturday) at Hong Kong Baptist University. It will be conducted in mixed mode thereby welcoming attendees and presenters both virtually and in person.

PCA 2022 Virtual: Creative Fiction Writing

updated: 
Monday, November 22, 2021 - 7:24pm
Popular Cultural Association
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, December 5, 2021

The Creative Fiction section of the Popular Culture Association invites 15-20 minute fiction pieces for the upcoming annual PCA/ACA national conference.  Submit to pcaaca.org. Work can only be accepted at PCA’s official submission site. Include both an abstract and the full piece to be presented. 

 

We welcome stories in almost any style, although the maximum reading time is 18 minutes.  We also welcome full panels of readers.  We do not accept undergraduate submissions.

 

Deadline for submissions is December 5, 2021.

 

Please direct all inquiries to Dr. William L. Belford, Jr. at wbelford@georgiasouthern.edu.

Wear and tear / Usure(s)

updated: 
Monday, November 22, 2021 - 7:24pm
Brown University
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 31, 2021

CALL FOR PAPERS

 

Wear and tear / Usure(s)

April 8-9, 2022| Brown University | Providence, Rhode Island

 

Keynote: Heidi Brevik-Zender

Associate Professor of French and Comparative Literature at UC Riverside

Narratives of Catastrophe / Récits de catastrophe

updated: 
Monday, November 22, 2021 - 7:23pm
Conférence des Gradué·e·s en Littérature Anglaise
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 31, 2021

(une version française suivra)

 

"Narratives of Catastrophe"

 

Newspaper headlines of recent years, detailing extreme weather events, the rising spectres of authoritarian movements and the surveillance state, not to mention the COVID-19 pandemic, describe conditions uncomfortably similar to those typically found in the dystopian novel. As one bookstore in Smalltown Canada put it, “the Apocalyptic Fiction section has now been moved to Current Affairs.” 

 

Deadline Extension: Global Crisis(es) between Image, Language and Time: On the Fantastic in Contemporary Films and Series

updated: 
Monday, November 22, 2021 - 4:17pm
Julia Bruehne / University of Bremen (Germany)
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, December 15, 2021

version française cf. ci-dessous / versión española véase abajo

Global Crisis(es) between Image, Language and Time: On the Fantastic in Contemporary Films and Series
Organization:
Julia Brühne, Orlando Valenzuela Celis, Padraic Wilson (University of Bremen, March 03-05, 2022).

Romancing the Gothic Lecture/Class Series - Horror, Gothic, Romance, Supernatural and Folklore talks

updated: 
Monday, November 22, 2021 - 7:47am
Romancing the Gothic Project
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, March 31, 2022

Romancing the Gothic is a free online education project which started in March 2020 and provides classes and talks on various aspects of horror, the Gothic, the supernatural, folklore and more. We put on talks each week which are then also made available online for participants. To see the YouTube channel and previous classes from a variety of speakers - https://www.youtube.com/user/Ymdol1

Call for Papers: FRAME 35.1, "Literary Perspectives on Food"

updated: 
Saturday, November 20, 2021 - 8:02am
Frame, Journal of Literary Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, November 30, 2021

CALL FOR PAPERS!
FRAME 35.1, “Literary Perspectives on Food”

FRAME’s next issue is titled “Literary Perspectives on Food” and accordingly focuses on the intersection between literature and food studies. We would like to invite scholars of literature and related fields to investigate and (re)consider the relation between food and literature, and food as a medium for knowledge production. Among other things, the following questions might guide thinking about the relationship between food and literature:

"Only connect!" Delivery Systems in American Fiction - ALA 2022 Chicago

updated: 
Friday, November 19, 2021 - 10:46am
Jonathan Bayliss Society
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, January 25, 2022

E. M. Forster had something aesthetic in mind with that famous phrase, but it applies as well to more practical or material kinds of systems, networks, and patterns in American fiction, from the whaling industry in Moby-Dick (and the Pequod as metonym for that industry) to the various networks - transportation, financial, criminal, political, logistical, electronic - explored in the work of writers like Frank Norris, Philip K. Dick, Don DeLillo, Thomas Pynchon, William Vollmann, and Jonathan Bayliss.

Depicting Interiority - ALA 2022 Chicago

updated: 
Friday, November 19, 2021 - 10:46am
Jonathan Bayliss Society
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, January 25, 2022

The poet's lyric "I" is perhaps the locus classicus for depictions of interiority, or what it feels like to inhabit a particular psyche, to experience a particular consciousness, but this roundtable will examine such depictions in American fiction. Authors might include Jonathan Bayliss, Annie Dillard, Henry James, Jack Kerouac, Ralph Ellison, Kathy Acker, Henry Miller, William Faulkner, or others. 

The Jonathan Bayliss Society invites proposals of no more than 200 words, along with a brief bio, for consideration for a roundtable at the American Literature Association, May 26-29, 2022, Chicago. Please send proposals to Gary Grieve-Carlson at grieveca@lvc.edu by January 25, 2022.

Shakespeare's Odysseys

updated: 
Friday, November 19, 2021 - 10:46am
Shakespeare-Seminar 2022
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 31, 2021

In Episode 9 of James Joyce's Ulysses, “Scylla and Charybdis,” Stephen Dedalus develops a theory about the origins of Shakespeare’s works that is both original and controversial. It is in the National Library of Ireland that Dedalus, in a wild and winding conversation, develops his ‘Hamlet theory’. The episode stages the strong and sometimes comic appeal of a biographical approach to Shakespeare’s works and, at the same time, casts Dedalus – Joyce’s alter ego – variously as Hamlet, Hamlet’s father, Shakespeare, and as a modern-day Ulysses.

The Seventh International Conference on Languages, Linguistics, Translation and Literature (virtually)

updated: 
Friday, November 19, 2021 - 10:45am
PAH
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, April 11, 2022

The Seventh International Conference on Languages, Linguistics, Translation and Literature (virtually) is organized by different universities and research centers and will be conducted virtually.

 

The conference will be dedicated to current issues of linguistics, languages, dialects, literature and translation.

 

Academics and university lecturers are cordially invited to present their research regarding current issues of linguistics, languages, dialects, literature and translation in English, Arabic or Persian.

 

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