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Call for Papers: Theatre Academy, Journal of World Theatre

updated: 
Sunday, January 14, 2024 - 10:27am
Theatre Academy, Journal of World Theatre
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, January 31, 2024

We invite submissions for the third issue of Theatre Academy: A Journal of World Theatre which will be published electronically in March. Theatre Academy is indexed in MLA International Bibliography.

* Deadline is the end of January and we strongly advise the potential writers to send their manuscripts in as soon as possible.

* Original works related to theatre in any context will be considered for publication. For the third issue, alongside established academics, we would like encourage graduate students to submit their work.

* Please note that all manuscripts will be closely examined through Turnitin once they are received by the journal.

The 29th Annual Dickens Society Symposium

updated: 
Friday, January 12, 2024 - 12:49pm
The Dickens Society
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 22, 2024

Call For Papers:

We are delighted to welcome you to the University of Birmingham!

The theme of the 2024 symposium will be “Dickens, Context and Co-occurrence.” We invite you to think of the various contexts that Dickens’s works are set in, connect to, and imagine. Contexts are where things co-occur – with various effects.

Bird Sonics

updated: 
Friday, January 12, 2024 - 4:43am
Martin-Luther-Universität Halle-Wittenberg
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, January 31, 2024

“Bird Sonics”

Roundtable Discussion at the 2024 Annual Meeting of the German Association for American Studies on “American Soundscapes” (https://dgfa.de/annual-meeting/); Oldenburg University, May 23-25, 2024 (in person)

Articles on American Literary Archives / Bibliography (Deadline Extended)

updated: 
Thursday, January 11, 2024 - 2:49pm
Resources for American Literary Study (Penn State UP)
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, February 21, 2024

Resources for American Literary Study (RALS), a journal of archival and bibliographical scholarship in American literature, invites submissions for our upcoming 2024 issues. Covering all periods of American literature, RALS welcomes both traditional and digital approaches to archival and bibliographical analysis. 

Criterion: A Journal of Literary Criticism

updated: 
Thursday, January 11, 2024 - 11:41am
Brigham Young University
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, January 25, 2024

Criterion: A Journal of Literary Criticism seeks original, well-researched, and intellectually rigorous essays written from diverse critical perspectives and about texts from any time period or literary tradition. We are now accepting submissions for our Winter 2024 issue.

The Twenty-Sixth International Thomas Hardy Conference and Festival

updated: 
Wednesday, January 10, 2024 - 6:03pm
The Thomas Hardy Society
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, February 1, 2024

Paper proposals are welcome on any aspect of Hardy’s life, work, and legacy for the Twenty-Sixth International Hardy Conference and Festival in Dorchester, UK, from July 27th—August 3rd 2024.

Race and the Matter of Intoxication

updated: 
Wednesday, January 10, 2024 - 3:39pm
Patrick F. Walter, University of Texas at Austin
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, February 29, 2024

Race and The Matter of Intoxication
Call For Papers
18th - 19th April 2024

With Keynote Speakers:
Dr. Amber Musser and Dr. La Marr Jurelle Bruce

Protecting Our Education, Protecting Our Futures

updated: 
Wednesday, January 10, 2024 - 2:17pm
University of Cincinnati Department of English
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 12, 2024

***Keynote Announcement!***

Dr. Sara Webb-Sunderhaus will present the keynote for UC’s 2024 Graduate Student Conference. Dr. Webb-Sunderhaus joined Miami University, Ohio in 2018 after 12 years as a professor at Indiana-Purdue Fort Wayne (IPFW). Her research primarily focuses on the literacy practices and beliefs of Appalachians, as well as intersections of disability studies and writing program administration. We are thrilled to have her as our keynote this year!

 

Conference Date: Friday, March 1, 2024

Conference Location: University of Cincinnati - Cincinnati, Ohio

Representations of Ageing in Literature

updated: 
Wednesday, January 10, 2024 - 11:56am
Atatürk University
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, February 15, 2024

Abstract proposals for 20-minute paper presentations are invited for a two-day hybrid conference hosted by Atatürk University in Erzurum, Türkiye. This international conference on ageing and its representations in literature will be held on 18-19 April 2024.

Assimilation and Cultural Identity in Amy Tan's work "The Joy Luck Club"

updated: 
Wednesday, January 10, 2024 - 10:11am
Nassima Benyouci, Northwestern Polytechnical University
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, November 21, 2023

Abstract : 

   Through the stories of Chinese-American immigrant women and their daughters, Amy Tan's "The Joy Luck Club" explores the issue of assimilation and its impact on ethnic identity. This essay explores the characters' struggles to maintain their Chinese cultural identity while assimilating into American society, focusing on important issues such as language, intergenerational relationships, customs, and cultural memory. The story depicts integration as a difficult, intensely personal process in which people must strike a balance between preserving their Chinese ancestry and absorption into American society. 

Book Chapter on Deconstructing the Gender-Based Violence in South Asian Literature and Popular Culture

updated: 
Wednesday, January 10, 2024 - 7:34am
Priyanka Tripathi, Indian Institute of Technology Patna; Partha Bhattacharjee, SRM University AP
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, January 31, 2024

Gender-based violence is a worldwide issue with an extended past that is predominantly an outcome of social norms and power disparities. In countries as different as Bangladesh, Cambodia, India, Mexico, Nigeria, Pakistan, Papua New Guinea, Nicaragua, Tanzania, and Zimbabwe, studies find that violence is frequently viewed as physical chastisement—the husband’s right to ‘correct’ an erring wife (Heise 1999). Unfortunately, it is one of many societal concerns that literature has long addressed. According to the analysis of a report by CARE and International Rescue, gender-based violence has arisen amid the pandemic and quarantines (Haneef and Kalyanpur 2020).

puppetry in the novel – novels in puppetry, workshop at the University of Erfurt in collaboration with the Waidspeicher Theatre as part of the Synergura 2024 festival. date: 9 June 2024

updated: 
Wednesday, January 10, 2024 - 6:00am
Prof. Dr. Kai Merten, University of Erfurt
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, February 16, 2024

cfp: puppetry in the novel – novels in puppetry, workshop at the University of Erfurt in collaboration with the Waidspeicher Theatre as part of the Synergura 2024 festival. date: 9 June 2024

Extended deadline 7th Prescriptivism Conference 2024

updated: 
Wednesday, January 10, 2024 - 2:27am
Aix-Marseille Université
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, January 31, 2024

EXTENDED DEADLINE

The 7th conference on prescriptivism will be held at Aix-Marseille University in Aix-en-Provence from June 26th to June 28th, 2024. Previous highly successful conferences have been held in Sheffield (2003), Ragusa (2006), Toronto (2009), Leiden (2013), Park City, Utah (2017) and Vigo (2021) demonstrating that the study of prescriptivism attracts scholars worldwide. The theme of the 7th Conference will be "Transmitting Prescriptivism and Norms" and will focus on how prescriptivism has been transmitted in different ways down the ages to the present day.

Rethinking the Global in English Studies

updated: 
Wednesday, January 10, 2024 - 12:41am
English Language and Literature Association of Korea (ELLAK)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, February 16, 2024

December 12–14, 2024

Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea

 

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS

Kandice Chuh, CUNY Graduate Center, USA

Ato Quayson, Stanford University, USA

Hye-Joon Yoon, Yonsei University, Korea

 

Lock Stock..., Sexy Beast and the Contemporary British Gangster Film

updated: 
Tuesday, January 9, 2024 - 2:53pm
Matthew Melia and Katerina Flint-Nicol (Kingston and Falmouth Universities)
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, February 15, 2024

 

Dear friends and colleagues.

 

Please note we are extending the deadline for this CFP. We invite all who are interested to submit an abstract

 

AI AND SOCIETY INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE (1-3 MARCH 2024)

updated: 
Tuesday, January 9, 2024 - 5:51am
School of Liberal Arts, Alliance University, Bangalore
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, February 4, 2024

The blinding glare of AI makes us squint in a combination of hope and fear. It is an occasion for us to pause and redirect the glare through the prisms of diverse domains and disciplines, to take advantage of the perhaps still-too-human ability to detach and reflect, immerse, and observe, both at the same time. The reflective part of the conference not only steers away from the enchantment of grand questions and grand paranoia, but invites the best combination of breadth and specificity, accessibility and depth, freedom and discipline.

Looking through the Anthropocene: Exploring Climate Change and Global Uncertainties

updated: 
Monday, January 8, 2024 - 12:17pm
Department of English 16th Annual Graduate Student Conference, University of Ottawa
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, February 3, 2023

ENGLISH GRADUATE STUDENT ASSOCIATION (EGSA) CONFERENCE 2023
Looking through the Anthropocene: Exploring Climate Change and Global Uncertainties
Date: 10-12 March 2023

INNOVATION AND RE-INVENTION IN THE SPACE BETWEEN

updated: 
Monday, January 8, 2024 - 11:57am
Space Between Society
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 20, 2023

Call for Papers: The Space Between Society Annual Conference

INNOVATION AND RE-INVENTION IN THE SPACE BETWEEN 

JUNE 13-16, 2024 | DAYTON, OH, USA

Adapting Fantasy and Sci-Fi in the Age of Streaming

updated: 
Monday, January 8, 2024 - 11:27am
Messengers from the Stars: On Science Fiction and Fantasy
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, December 11, 2024

Messengers from the Stars:

On Science Fiction and Fantasy

No. 7, 2024

Guest Editor: Ana Daniela Coelho

Co-editor: Diana Marques

 

Messengers from the Stars is an international, peer-reviewed, open-access journal, offering academic articles, reviews, and providing an outlet for a wide range of creative work inspired by science fiction and fantasy. The 2023 issue will be dedicated to the following theme:

 

Adapting Fantasy and Sci-Fi in the Age of Streaming

 

What's the Matter with the Culture Wars?

updated: 
Monday, January 8, 2024 - 10:56am
London Conference in Critical Thought
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, February 29, 2024

Is the ‘culture war’ a distraction from ‘real’ issues? Conventionally, ‘culture-warring’ has been conceptualised as a cynical political technique to divide people according to mere ‘cultural’ differences rather than material interests. Yet, as Judith Butler once remarked in a 1998 essay, this framing of certain issues as part of a ‘culture war’ presumes that “the distinction between material and cultural life is a stable one.” Other writers, such as Amardeep Singh Dillion, have also challenged this common-sense distinction between ‘culture wars’ and ‘class struggle.’ In the field of cultural studies, scholars have repeatedly stressed that the realm of culture is central to the political and material life of post-industrial societies.

Queer Intersectionalities: Understanding South Asia

updated: 
Monday, January 8, 2024 - 10:56am
Edited by Nizara Hazarika & Namrata Pathak
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, March 31, 2024

Critical essays are invited for a book on queer representations in literature from South Asian countries. The local and allied global developments in queer literature in the regions and subregions of South Asia encompass diverse themes which bring to the fore the intricacies of political activism and demand for rights and policies cutting across myriad socio-cultural forums and settings. Emphasizing on how local, 'situated' and specialized knowledge is produced and how they impact operations of power in multi layered South Asian societies, the proposed book would throw light on shared and shifting conversations on/of queer communities across diverse disciplines, fields of knowledge and areas. 

 

*Essay Collection* New Faces of William Gaddis: Reconsiderations for his Second Century

updated: 
Monday, January 8, 2024 - 10:56am
Crystal Alberts, Ali Chetwynd, Michael Sanders
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, April 1, 2024

December 2022 marked William Gaddis’s (1922-1998) centenary. Reputed during his lifetime for—in his characters’ words—being “difficult as I can make it,” or writing “for a very small audience,” the years since his death have nonetheless seen his work republished in increasingly wide-reaching editions and discussed in numerous online reading groups, with his unpublished archive increasingly studied and brought to public attention.

The present edited collection of academic essays seeks contributions that will challenge, update, expand, or surpass the extant understandings of Gaddis’s work, clarifying what it can offer readers more than a century after his birth.

German Anthology: Drag, here and today! Theoretical and Aesthetic Reflections on a Queer Practice of the Present

updated: 
Monday, January 8, 2024 - 10:56am
Jenny Schrödl and Samu/elle Striewski (Freie Universität Berlin)
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, January 31, 2024

In Germany, drag is a hot topic ... again. Through the spread and visualization of diverse, subcultural manifestations that long ago left rigid binaries such as king and queen behind, e.g. during the international festival go drag! in Berlin in October 2022, and through its entry into pop culture, not least thanks to the first broadcast of Drag Race Germany in fall 2023, drag is experiencing an upswing in Germany.

The 27th Southern Writers/Southern Writing Graduate Student Conference: “Southern” Legacies in the 21st Century

updated: 
Monday, January 8, 2024 - 10:56am
Southern Writers/Southern Writing Graduate Student Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, February 29, 2024

The 27th Southern Writers/Southern WritingGraduate Student Conference 

University of Mississippi

July 26th-27th, 2024

Call for Submissions

“Southern” Legacies in the 21st Century

 

The Southern Writers/Southern Writing Conference (SW/SW) is an interdisciplinary conference, welcoming graduate students, creative writers, activists, and community members with interest in the U.S. or Global South from all departments and fields of study. The 27th edition of SW/SW will be held at the University of Mississippi from July 26th-27th, 2024.

 

UN THÉÂTRE MONDAIN : PERFORMING CLASS AND GENDER IN PARIS

updated: 
Monday, January 8, 2024 - 10:55am
Arizona State University
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, January 31, 2024

Like no other, Marcel Proust was able to depict Paris, from the Belle Epoque to the interwar period, as the stage of a vast mundane theatre on which the last scions of aristocracy who were also successful writers like Robert de Montesquiou, Élisabeth de Clermont-Tonnerre, Anna de Noailles, Marthe Bibesco, Carmen Sylva, Elena Vacaresco, Aurélie Ghika, and Ludmila Savitsky enacted their glamorous lives by turning them into striking performances.

 

New CFP Deadline: Jan 16th - Interactive Film and Media Conference 2024

updated: 
Monday, January 8, 2024 - 10:55am
Interactive Film and Media Conference and Journal
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, January 16, 2024

 CALL FOR PROPOSALS - Papers and Research-Creations

 

Interactive Film and Media Annual Virtual Conference

 

June 12-14, 2024, via Zoom

 

Communities Structures Entanglements

 

 

New  Deadline: Tuesday, January 16th

 

The VI Interactive Film and Media Conference 2024 is thrilled to announce a Call for Proposals focused on the compelling and intricate themes of "Communities Structures Entanglements." These themes present a rich ground for exploration, innovation, and critical examination in the rapidly evolving interactive film and media domain.

 

Themes:

Bodies in Motion: Reassessing Materiality through Space and Time

updated: 
Monday, January 8, 2024 - 10:55am
University of New Mexico
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, February 2, 2024

Bodies in Motion: Reassessing Materiality through Space and Time

16th annual Comparative Literature and Cultural Studies Graduate Student Conference

The University of New Mexico, Albuquerque

March 29-30, 2024

Keynote lecture to be delivered by: Kirsten Pai Buick, University of New Mexico

SCMLA Creative Writing Poetry Session

updated: 
Monday, January 8, 2024 - 10:54am
South Central Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, February 20, 2024

The 81st Annual South Central Modern Language Association Conference will be held in New Orleans, LA, September 19 - 21. The conference is in-person. For the session Creative Writing Poetry, we invite submissions of poetry on any topic and in any form. Please send your submissions and a brief CV to Jack Love at jlove@tamu.edu and Jennifer Peterson at Jennifer.a.peterson@usm.edu by February 20, 2024. We encourage sharing this CFP with other poets and look forward to a session of words seeking “to compose a country committed to all cultures, colors, characters, and conditions of man” (Amanda Gorman).

 

2024 Conference Seminars, two topics (April 19-21, 2024; U of Iowa)

updated: 
Monday, January 8, 2024 - 10:54am
Midwest Victorian Studies Association
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, February 5, 2024

MIDWEST VICTORIAN STUDIES ASSOCIATION

Seminars at the 2024 Conference| Call for proposals

April 19-21, 2024. University of Iowa | Applications due: February 5, 2024

 

Conference Theme: Evolving Forms

 

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