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Symposium: ‘Toxic’! Toxicity In-Between the Humanities and Natural Sciences

updated: 
Saturday, August 6, 2022 - 2:08pm
Chair of English Literature and British Cultural Studies, University of Würzburg
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, October 14, 2022

‘Toxic’! Toxicity In-Between the Humanities and Natural Sciences // 18 Nov. 2022 (09.00-17.00 CET)

 

Toxicity and intoxication surround us: If anything, the resurgence of the terms in the late 2010s reminds us of this statement’s basic truth. Toxic masculinity, for example, has become a rallying cry against problematic gender norms, while Britney Spears’ 2003 mega-hit ‘Toxic’ has become a queer anthem conjuring the ‘poison paradise’. The future of our planet is decided at the dead banks of toxic rivers, with people living on toxic soil and drowning in an increasing mass of toxic waste. In the Western world, lifestyle-gurus promise ‘mental detox’ while an opioid crisis ravages the United States.

"Incompleteness and the Medieval Ovid" (VIRTUAL) at ICMS Kalamazoo 2023

updated: 
Saturday, August 6, 2022 - 9:55am
Societas Ovidiana
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, September 15, 2022

The Societas Ovidiana welcomes proposals for a panel on "Incompleteness and the Medieval Ovid" at the 58th Congress on Medieval Studies (May 11-13, 2023). This panel will be held virtually.

Proposals should be submitted by September 15, 2022, at https://wmich.edu/medievalcongress/call.

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Session 1: INCOMPLETENESS AND THE MEDIEVAL OVID

"Good and Bad Ovids in the Middle Ages" (VIRTUAL) at ICMS Kalamazoo 2023

updated: 
Saturday, August 6, 2022 - 9:54am
Societas Ovidiana
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, September 15, 2022

The Societas Ovidiana welcomes proposals for a panel on "Good and Bad Ovids in the Middle Ages" at the 58th Congress on Medieval Studies (May 11-13, 2023). This panel will be held virtually.

Proposals should be submitted by September 15, 2022, at https://wmich.edu/medievalcongress/call.

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Session 2: GOOD AND BAD OVIDS IN THE MIDDLE AGES

Call for Proposals - 43rd Annual Mid-America Theatre Conference

updated: 
Friday, August 5, 2022 - 1:03pm
Mid-America Theatre Conference (MATC)
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, October 15, 2022

Mid-America Theatre Conference (MATC) will be holding its 43rd Annual Meeting at the Minneapolis Marriott City Center in Minneapolis, MN on March 9 through 12, 2023!

We are seeking proposals for paper and co-paper presentations, round-table discussions, organized panels, workshops, performances, and hybrid presentations that can be linked to the theme IMPOSSIBLE THEATRE broadly construed, from the perspective of historians, scholars, teachers, producers, directors, actors, playwrights, choreographers, movement specialists, scenographers, technicians, designers, dramaturgs, stage managers, and spectators. 

Proposals might engage:

CfP: Film Education Journal 6.1 (June 2023)

updated: 
Friday, August 5, 2022 - 12:58pm
Film Education Journal
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, August 22, 2022

The Film Education Journal (FEJ) is the world’s only publication
committed to exploring how teachers and other educators work with film,
and to involving other participants – policymakers, academics,
researchers, cultural agencies and film-makers themselves – in that
conversation. The journal publishes a range of article types, aimed at
reaching our diverse academic and practitioner audience.

The Film Education Journal welcomes submissions for its next issue.

The deadline for article submissions is Monday 15 August 2022. If you
would like to submit but need more time, please contact us and we will
assess whether a suitable timeline can be agreed.

Animation and Comics: In-between Panel and Frame

updated: 
Friday, August 5, 2022 - 12:57pm
Journal of Science and Technology of the Arts
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 30, 2022

 

OPEN CALL FOR PAPERS AND (AUDIO)VISUAL ESSAYS.

Animation and Comics: In-between Panel and Frame 

Editors: Editors: Sahra Kunz (UCP-EA/CITAR); Ekaterina Cordas (UCP-CECC); Ricardo Megre (UCP-EA/CITAR).

This call aims to pioneer a cross-disciplinary discussion platform that would initiate a fruitful dialogue between the fields of Animation and Comics. Responding to a growing artistic and academic interest in these two media and to the new conceptual, practical and theoretical challenges they pose, we feel the need to provide a space for academics and artists to share ideas about these subjects.

CFP for Comparative Cinema 20: Cinema’s Natures: Comparative Approaches to Ecocinema

updated: 
Friday, August 5, 2022 - 12:55pm
Universitat Pompeu Fabra
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 15, 2023

Cinema’s Natures: Comparative Approaches to Ecocinema

Film scholars are today well aware of cinema’s multiple connections to the so-called “natural” world. From the very beginning, the medium’s technical affordances allowed it to draw attention to the hitherto unseen aspects of our environments, showing us in close-up and time lapse the minutiae of animal and plant life – what Siegfried Kracauer famously called the “reality of another dimension” (1997). More fundamentally, cinema’s longstanding dependence on a congeries of natural resources – silver, petroleum, gelatine – and the effects on screen of its inescapable “hydrocarbon imagination” (Bozak 2011), situate it both with and against the world it depicts.

Eco-Art and Literature

updated: 
Friday, August 5, 2022 - 12:52pm
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 30, 2022

This session explores cultural intersections between the theory of the literature and the topics pertaining to the visuality through iconographic figurations, reflecting creative resilience and bio-sustainability in modern times. Proposals are sought that consider ecocritically the convergences of literary representations and figurative arts in a comparative diachronic light, or those with a particular focus on envisionment of contemporary aspects and the nowadays context.

ASCP Conference 2022 Panel: Barbara Cassin

updated: 
Friday, August 5, 2022 - 12:51pm
Lachlan Wells, University of Melbourne
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, August 15, 2022

The following CFP is for a proposed panel on the work of Barbara Cassin, for the 2022 Australasian Society of Continental Philosophy (ASCP) Conference, to be held at the University of Melbourne, Australia, from November 28-30. 

 

Barbara Cassin: The Sophistic Effect and the Tongues of Philosophy

 

Eco-Concepts: Critical Reflections in Emerging Ecocritical Theory and Ecological Thought

updated: 
Friday, August 5, 2022 - 11:53am
Editors: Cenk Tan, İsmail Serdar Altaç
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, August 30, 2022

CALL FOR CHAPTER PROPOSALS - EXTENDED DEADLINE

Please find call for chapters for our forthcoming book: ECO-CONCEPTS: Critical Reflections in Emerging Ecocritical Theory and Ecological Thought to be published by Lexington Books (Rowman & Littlefield) in 2023.

CFP Linguistic, literary, & cultural links Spain/Hispanic-America & the English-speaking world

updated: 
Friday, August 5, 2022 - 11:40am
ES Review. Spanish Journal of English Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, November 30, 2022

CFP Linguistic, literary, & cultural links Spain/Hispanic-America & the English-speaking worlddeadline for submissions: November 30, 2022full name / name of organization: ES Review. Spanish Journal of English Studiescontact email: esreview@fyl.uva.es

The Editorial Board of ES Review. Spanish Journal of English Studies is pleased to announce its Call for Submissions for Issue 44 (2023).

Dave Sim Comics Iconoclast

updated: 
Thursday, August 4, 2022 - 4:11pm
Dominick Grace and Eric Hoffman
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, September 15, 2022

****DEADLINE EXTENDED*****

 

Co-Editors Dominick Grace and Eric Hoffman (Dave Sim: Conversations, Chester Brown: Conversations, Seth: Conversations, Jim Shooter: Conversations, Steve Gerber: Conversations, Approaching Twin Peaks: Essays on the Original Series, and The Canadian Alternative: Cartoonists, Comics, and Graphic Novels) seek original, previously unpublished essays on the work of Dave Sim for a book of critical approaches on Sim, tentatively titled Dave Sim: Comics Iconoclast, to be published by McFarland.

 

Rewriting Abortion Narrative

updated: 
Thursday, August 4, 2022 - 10:51am
Brenda Boudreau
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, August 20, 2022

We are currently  searching for one or two additional essays to round out a collection exploring the way abortion is depicted in popular culture. We already have a publisher and a deadline of September 30th.

 

We  are looking for essays that deal with popular-culture depictions of abortion in the last 20 years that are changing the narrative about abortion in a wide range of popular culture, including film, television, literature, podcasts, and social media. We have a tight timeline with the publisher, so projects would need to be underway.

 

Underlying questions of the project include, but are not limited to:

NeMLA 2023 -- call for abstracts:Prisons, STEM, & Other: Teaching Writing in Non-traditional Spaces

updated: 
Thursday, August 4, 2022 - 10:02am
Laura Hartmann-Villalta (Johns Hopkins University) // Lauren Kuryloski (SUNY University at Buffalo)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 30, 2022

The Conference on College Composition and Communication’s position statement on Scholarship in Rhetoric, Writing, and Composition (2018), starts from the premise that the majority of writing scholars will find employment in English Departments, Writing Programs, Writing Centers, etc. The statement goes on to acknowledge that “rhetoric, writing, and composition scholarship addresses how texts are composed, conveyed, and received in a variety of media and for a variety of purposes and audiences, both inside and outside the academy. Scholars investigate writing processes and products in schools and universities, in academic disciplines, in the workplace, in the public arena, in the home, and in digital/virtual environments” (n. pg.).

General Issue for the Journal of Interactive Technology and Pedagogy

updated: 
Thursday, August 4, 2022 - 10:02am
The Journal of Interactive Technology and Pedagogy (JITP)
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, November 15, 2022

 

General Issue Call for Submissions: Deadline November 15th, 2022
Call for Submissions: Sections of the Journal

The Journal of Interactive Technology and Pedagogy
General Issue

Issue Editors:
Courtney Dalton, Simmons University
Benjamin Miller, University of Pittsburgh
Mike Rifino, The Graduate Center, CUNY

Pictures of Health in the Eighteenth Century

updated: 
Thursday, August 4, 2022 - 10:01am
Miriam L. Wallace/SEASECS
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 9, 2022

What does it mean to call someone “the picture of health”?

The WHO’s 1949 constitution stated that “Health is a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity.” More recently “One Health”—a model of health that includes the social contexts and environmental situation that limits or conduces to both individual and communal healthfulness—has emerged.

Special Issue: New Perspectives in African Philosophy (Journal of Comparative Literature and Aesthetics, Vol. 46, No. 2, Summer 2023)

updated: 
Thursday, August 4, 2022 - 10:00am
Journal of Comparative Literature and Aesthetics (JCLA)
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, November 30, 2022

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS Journal of Comparative Literature and AestheticsSpecial Issue: New Perspectives in African Philosophy  Guest Editor: Adoulou N. Bitang (Tel Aviv University, Israel) For over three decades, from the middle of the 20th century onward, reflection about African philosophy revolved around the question of its existence or non-existence (following that of the capacity of Africans and Blacks to philosophize), or the other question of its nature (i.e., its characteristics, especially in relation to European philosophy). To a certain extent, African philosophy is still concerned with these questions today. For the most part, this treatment of African philosophy has a colonial background and bears a colonial flavor.

Rights and Responsibility in Jewish Tradition

updated: 
Thursday, August 4, 2022 - 5:33am
Jewish Studies Unit, American Academy of Reliigon-Western Region
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, October 15, 2022

Rights and Responsibility in Jewish Tradition 

Recasting the Bygone Witch: Examining Strength in Preservation (NeMLA 2023)

updated: 
Wednesday, August 3, 2022 - 10:57pm
Panel at NeMLA 2023, March 23-26, 2023, Niagara Falls NY
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 30, 2022

From Sabrina to Supreme, there are plentiful modern representations of the witch in popular culture, each exuding singular or group-sourced power borne from traditions of centuries-past, as manifested in literature, television, film, or local lore. But what about the lesser-known witches, those who practice and represent branches of witchcraft rarely examined within the subcultural analysis or fandom?

This panel examines portrayals of lesser-known witches and how their quiet unconventionality, even within the broader occult subculture, might inform scholarship, practice, and preservation. What can we learn by examining lesser-known witches or unconventional representations of the witch?

Migration and Identity

updated: 
Wednesday, August 3, 2022 - 5:04pm
Syed Hassan Abidi / NeMLA
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 30, 2022

Migration is broadly defined as the movement of people from one place to another and the people pursuing this journey are called migrants. However, there are various distinctions within the concept of migration that relates to factors that define if an individual should be considered a migrant, immigrant, refugee, or asylum seeker depending on their length of stay and motivation to migrate. Two major distinctions overarch all forms of movements that individuals make. First, voluntary, and involuntary; second, short term versus long term. Voluntary migrants include sojourners such as people who go abroad to study or visit for business purposes whereas involuntary migrants include refugees and asylum seekers seeking haven from ideology-based persecution.

Muslims in America

updated: 
Wednesday, August 3, 2022 - 4:34pm
Syed Hassan Abidi / NeMLA
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 30, 2022

The panel intends to explore the depiction of Muslim American identity across various discourses and works of Muslim American authors, filmmakers, novelists, and musicians who draw upon such identities. The diverse emergence of Muslim American identity calls for insights that examine such identities depicted in various forms of text and talk. Keeping in context the theme of NeMLA’s 54th convention “resilience” the session draws on the theoretical underpinnings of Edward Said’s notion of Orientalism in order to further investigate discursive constructions of Muslim identities along with various discourses and the role Muslim Americans play in shaping these identities.

Edited collection: Shelter in Text

updated: 
Wednesday, August 3, 2022 - 4:33pm
Myra Bloom (York U) and and Kasia Van Schaik (Concordia U)
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, November 1, 2022

Call for Contributions

Edited collection: Shelter in Text

 

Health, Illness, and Injury in Professional Wrestling A Special Section of a forthcoming issue of Survive and Thrive

updated: 
Wednesday, August 3, 2022 - 1:20pm
Survive & Thrive: A Journal for Medical Humanities and Narrative as Medicine
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 30, 2022

Health, Illness, and Injury in Professional Wrestling

A Special Section of a forthcoming issue of Survive and Thrive

Recent commentary has focused on the declining health and lack of access to health care among professional wrestlers (e.g. John Oliver's commentary here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m8UQ4O7UiDs).  Hired as contractors, not employees, and so often denied benefits (from health insurance to retirement), professional wrestlers become, as they age, tragic:  celebrities in their prime for their physical prowess, as they age, they launch gofundme pages to cover the costs of essential medical care.

 

Media and Information Literacy Seminar 2022: Nurturing Trust for Media and Information Literacy

updated: 
Wednesday, August 3, 2022 - 9:11am
UNESCO Chair on Cyberspace and Culture and University of Tehran
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, September 22, 2022

The UNESCO Chair on Cyberspace and Culture and University of Tehran are organizing the 2022 Media and Information Literacy Seminar with the main theme of “Nurturing Trust for Media and Information Literacy” on Monday, 24 October 2022, which coincides with the World Development Information Day and United Nations Day.

The Fifth Media and Information Literacy (MIL) Seminar commemorates the Global Media and Information Literacy Week 2022 (24 – 31 Oct) that highlights the twelfth Media and Information Literacy and Intercultural Dialogue Conference and the seventh Youth Agenda Forum.

Young Adult Literature and Culture (In-Person panel Aug.15 or when filled)

updated: 
Wednesday, August 3, 2022 - 9:11am
Melanie A. Marotta / Pacific and Ancient Modern Language Association (PAMLA 2022 Conference)
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, August 15, 2022

This session is open to all papers that explore some aspect of Young Adult literature and/or culture. The panel is particularly interested in papers attuned to some facet of the conference theme, " Geographies of the Fantastic and the Quotidian.” How does space impact YA literature and/or culture? How is the Anthropocene represented in YA fantasy? Further, presentations that examine diverse voices in literature and media are encouraged. This panel welcomes submissions about young adult literature, film, television, etc. Feel free to submit an abstract pertaining to the conference theme or otherwise.

Non-Thematic Issue

updated: 
Wednesday, August 3, 2022 - 9:11am
Women's Link Journal, Jamia Millia Islamia
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 30, 2022

Call for Papers for January 2023

CFP: Graphic Novels, Comics, and Popular Culture

updated: 
Wednesday, August 3, 2022 - 9:09am
Southwest Popular/American Culture Association (SWPACA)
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, October 31, 2022

44th Annual Conference, February 22-25, 2023 

Marriott Albuquerque 

Albuquerque, New Mexico http://www.southwestpca.org 

Submissions open on August 15, 2022 

Proposal submission deadline: October 31, 2022 

 

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