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André Gide and the Equivocal Dynamics of Justice

updated: 
Tuesday, March 8, 2022 - 6:54pm
Association des Amis d'André Gide
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, March 14, 2022

MLA, January, 2023 (San Francisco): “André Gide and the Equivocal Dynamics of Justice.” This session will examine political, legal, and social justice; aesthetic and intellectual justice, being an outlaw, etc., in the life and works of André Gide.” Abstracts of 250-300 words in French or in English due to Pamela Genova (genova@ou.edu), by Monday, March 14, 2022. Panel sponsored by the Association des Amis d’André Gide.”

Women’s Narratives of Frontier/Early New Mexico: 2022 Western Literature Association Conference Panel

updated: 
Tuesday, March 8, 2022 - 6:53pm
Western Literature Association
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, May 15, 2022

Call for Papers: Women’s Narratives of Frontier/Early New Mexico: 2022 Western Literature Association Conference Panel

 

Deadline for submissions: 

December May 15, 2022

 

Full name / name of organization: 

Western Literature Association Conference 2022

 

Contact email: 

jmayo@jscc.edu

 

Conference Theme: Palimpsests and Western Literatures: The Layered Spaces of History, Imagination, and the Future

2022 SUNY Albany EGSO Conference

updated: 
Tuesday, March 8, 2022 - 6:53pm
SUNY Albany English Graduate Student Organization
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, March 13, 2022

Online Conference April 2nd, 2022 (EST)

Keynote Speakers: Professor Cary Wolfe (Rice University),
Imani Elizabeth Jackson (Poet)

Call for Critical and Creative Proposals:
“Not all of us can say, with any degree of certainty, that we have always been human, or that we are
only that.”
--Rosi Braidotti, The Posthuman (2013)

Philosophy in Film - Film Noir

updated: 
Tuesday, March 8, 2022 - 6:52pm
International Society for Philosophy in Film
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, April 1, 2022

ISPiF

International Society for Philosophy in Film

Call for Abstracts

Film Noir and Philosophy

First Annual Meeting

August 26th-27th, 2022

London, England

“Now What?” What Now?: Approaching a Present in Precarity

updated: 
Tuesday, March 8, 2022 - 6:52pm
Center for American Literary Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 18, 2022

Penn State’s Center for American Literary Studies presents

 

“Now What?” What Now?: Approaching a Present in Precarity

 

Friday, March 18, 2022, Noon–1:00 p.m. EST via Zoom

 

 Register here

https://psu.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_0pGKj_fCSnKc6u7ViHV4Ig

 

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email

 containing information about joining the webinar.

 

CFP: Southern Gothic Area at PCAS/ACAS 2022

updated: 
Tuesday, March 8, 2022 - 6:49pm
Popular Culture/ American Culture Association in the South
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, June 1, 2022

CALL FOR PROPOSALS: THE SOUTHERN GOTHIC AT PCAS/ ACAS 2022

Submission deadline: June 1, 2022; Notification of acceptance by July 1, 2022

 

Peter Nicholls Essay Prize 2023

updated: 
Tuesday, March 8, 2022 - 6:49pm
Foundation: The International Review of Science Fiction
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, December 5, 2022

We are pleased to announce our next essay-writing competition. The award is open to all post-graduate research students and to all early career researchers (up to five years after the completion of your PhD) who have yet to find a full-time or tenured position. The prize is guaranteed publication in Foundation (summer 2023).

To be considered for the competition, please submit an original article on any topic, period, theme, author, film or other media within the field of science fiction and its academic study. Approximate length should be 6000 words. All submitted articles should comply with the guidelines to contributors as set out on the journal pages of the SF Foundation website. Only one article per contributor may be submitted.

Public Humanities and Agents of Change in Luso-Hispanic Cultural Studies

updated: 
Tuesday, March 8, 2022 - 6:49pm
AATSP at MLA 2023
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 18, 2022

The AATSP’s guaranteed session at the MLA Convention in January 2023 will explore the creative ways in which Luso-Hispanic Cultural Studies address complex social issues through public humanities scholarship and practice, all while providing relevant and significant opportunities for students.

Wharton and Ecology

updated: 
Tuesday, March 8, 2022 - 6:48pm
_Edith Wharton Review_
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, September 15, 2022

 

Wharton and Ecology

Special Issue of the Edith Wharton Review

Call for Papers

 

RMMLA English Nineteenth-Century Literature Panel CFP

updated: 
Tuesday, March 8, 2022 - 6:48pm
Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, March 31, 2022

Rocky Mountain 

Modern Language Association

Seventy-fifth annual convention

English Nineteenth-Century Literature Panel

October 13-15, 2022

Albuquerque, New Mexico

Abstract Deadline: March 31, 2022

Religion and Literature Permanent Section

updated: 
Tuesday, March 8, 2022 - 6:48pm
Midwest Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, April 15, 2022

Religion and Literature

“Post-Now” in Religion and Literature: MMLA Convention

Minneapolis, MN. November 16-22, 2022

 

The Religion and Literature Permanent Section invites proposals that engage with the 2022 Midwest MLA conference’s theme: Post-Now. Proposals might consider the following questions: How does literature speculate about religion? How do writers shape and reshape the religion that they imagine? How do writers create belief systems? How do different writers construct their vision of future religion? How and why did writers of the past get things wrong?

Television Area, 2022 Midwest PCA/ACA Annual Conference

updated: 
Tuesday, March 8, 2022 - 6:48pm
Cory Barker / Midwest Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, April 30, 2022

CALL FOR PAPERS, ABSTRACTS, AND PANEL PROPOSALS

Television Area, Midwest Popular Culture Association/Midwest American Culture Association Annual Conference

Friday-Sunday, 14-16 October 2022

DePaul University, Chicago, IL

Address: DePaul Center, 1 E. Jackson Blvd. Chicago, IL 60604 Phone: (312) 362-8000

MLA CFP Sociology of international circulation of literature

updated: 
Tuesday, March 8, 2022 - 6:47pm
Tristan Leperlier (CNRS/Columbia)
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, March 22, 2022

Please consider submitting an abstract for a session at the next Modern Language Association Convention in San Francisco (January 2023) and/or forwarding to colleagues and students.

Sociology of international circulation of literature.

We invite 300-word abstracts and short bio, with clear methodology, examining circulation of literary texts and/or writers, sociology or history of translation, or of cultural intermediaries (translators, editors, literary agents…)
 
Deadline for abstracts: Wednesday, March 23, 2022. Please send to tristan.leperlier@gmail.com

Studying Indigenous Literatures and Cultures of Turtle Island in Europe: Questions of Methodology, Positionality, Accountability, and Research Ethics | Online Workshop

updated: 
Tuesday, March 8, 2022 - 6:47pm
Emerging Scholars’ Forum of the Association for Canadian Studies in German-Speaking Countries (GKS)
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, March 31, 2022

Studying Indigenous Literatures and Cultures of Turtle Island in Europe:

Questions of Methodology, Positionality, Accountability, and Research Ethics

 

Online Workshop organized by the Emerging Scholars’ Forum of the Association for Canadian Studies in German-Speaking Countries (GKS), May 5-6, 2022

 

While in standard literary analysis discussion of one’s position is rarely identified and discussed, it is, I suggest, a necessity in Indigenous Studies. (Reder 8)

"Monsters" or "monstrosity" in artworks intended for children

updated: 
Tuesday, March 8, 2022 - 6:45pm
KIMEP University
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, April 30, 2022

The journal is seeking submissions of between 6000 and 8000 words on the topic of "monsters" or "monstrosity" in artworks intended for children.  The works can be from literature, but also from film, internet, or other media, in any national tradition or historical period.  Submissions may include inquiries into how the monstrous or the figure of the monster functions metaphorically, or otherwise serves to interpret or mediate the adult world to children. The deadline for submissions is 30th April 2022. 

Multilingualism in Translation

updated: 
Tuesday, March 8, 2022 - 6:45pm
Université Nanterre / Université de Lille
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, June 1, 2022

Multilingualism in Translation

(the English-speaking world, 16th century – present)

Université Paris Nanterre, 30-31 March 2023 & Université de Lille, February/March 2024

MLA 23: Solarpunk Labor: Working Conditions in Post-Anthropocene Imaginaries

updated: 
Tuesday, March 8, 2022 - 5:26pm
Heather O'Leary / MLA23
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 18, 2022

Seeking papers on representations of new economies and working conditions in solarpunk literature and art. How can labor be reimagined in a post-capitalist world focused on community, environment, and social justice? 250-word abstract and bio

Deadline for submissions: Friday, 18 March 2022

Heather O'Leary, Illinois SU (hmolear@ilstu.edu) CFP on MLA23 website: https://mla.confex.com/mla/2023/webprogrampreliminary/Paper19525.html

Mediating Scale

updated: 
Tuesday, March 8, 2022 - 3:21pm
Institute of Communication Studies, Université Catholique de Lille
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, April 3, 2022

CFP Mediating Scale – Conference June 2022

 

Online conference: Mediating Scale, 16-18th June 2022

Extended abstracts deadline: Sunday April 3rd 2022

Conference website: www.mediatingscale.com 

 

Confirmed keynote speakers:

Prof Benjamin Bratton (University of California, San Diego)

Dr Joshua DiCaglio (Texas A&M University)

Dr Zachary Horton (University of Pittsburgh)

Dr Bogna Konior (NYU Shanghai)

Dr Thomas Moynihan (University of Oxford)

Laura Tripaldi (University of Milano-Bicocca)

 

EXTENDED: At the Dusk of Literature?–– literary extremities

updated: 
Monday, March 7, 2022 - 7:34am
Text Matters: A Journal of Literature, Theory and Culture (Issue 13, 2023) University of Łódź, Poland
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, April 30, 2022

At the Dusk of Literature?–– literary extremities.
Text Matters: A Journal of Literature, Theory and Culture
 (Issue 13, 2023)
University of Łódź, Poland
Co-Editors of the issue: Dr. Małgorzata Myk and Mark Tardi, MFA

DEADLINE EXTENDED - 03/18 - EDITED COLLECTION: The Palgrave Handbook to the Ghost Story

updated: 
Monday, March 7, 2022 - 7:23am
Joan Passey, Jen Baker, Henry Bartholomew
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 18, 2022

The Palgrave Handbook to the Ghost Story 

This handbook seeks to open new conversations about the ghost-story form. It is open to all media, genre, and disciplines - fiction, nonfiction, theatre, cinema, video games, podcasts, graphic novels, musicals, and so forth - as well as spaces and time periods (antiquity to the present).

 Chapters will provide a new angle, intervention, or perspective on various aspects of the ghost-story tradition. These can be thematic, author-based, chronologically centred, or narrative-based.

CALL FOR PAPERS - GENTES JOURNAL OF HUMANITIES AND SOCIAL SCIENCES

updated: 
Monday, March 7, 2022 - 3:33am
University for Foreigners of Perugia
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, September 10, 2022

CALL FOR PAPERS - GENTES N. 9/2022 ABSTRACT SUBMISSION DATE: 14 APRIL 2022
ABSTRACT ACCEPTANCE: 30 APRIL 2022
DEADLINE: 10 SEPTEMBER 2022

Submissions for Gentes 9/2022 are now open. Anyone wishing to submit a contribution can send their paper (minimum 20.000 characters-maximum 50.000 characters, including spaces) by September 10, 2022. Prior to submission, please send an abstract (maximum 1000 characters, spaces included) by April 14, 2022.

John Singleton: The Soulful Auteur [Spring 2023 release]

updated: 
Sunday, March 6, 2022 - 2:50pm
Joi Carr/Pepperdine University
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 25, 2022

Call For Papers: John Singleton: The Soulful Director [Spring 2022 release]

Abstract Deadline March 25, 2022

Manuscript Deadline [entension available]

 

Brief Description:  

Narratives of Nation: Contemporary Literary, Cultural and Theoretical Debates

updated: 
Sunday, March 6, 2022 - 7:35am
Central University of Punjab
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, March 20, 2022

 Department of English Central University of Punjab Online Conference on “Narratives of Nation: Contemporary Literary, Cultural and Theoretical Debates” March 24-25, 2022  The Department of English, Central University of Punjab is happy to announce the online inter-disciplinary conference “Narratives of Nation: Contemporary Literary, Cultural and Theoretical Debates”, which will take place on March 24 and 25, 2022.  The conference aims to explore how the idea of nation has changed throughout history, in literary, cultural and theoretical writings.

Deadline extended: MLA 2023: Writing Work

updated: 
Saturday, March 5, 2022 - 7:41pm
Ben Clarke, University of North Carolina, Greensboro
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, March 9, 2022

After D. H. Lawrence’s mother died, his father “struggled through half a page” of The White Peacock. After he had finished reading, he asked his son what he had been paid for the novel. When Lawrence told him his father

 

looked at me with shrewd eyes, as if I were a swindler. “Fifty pounds! An’ tha’s niver done a day’s hard work in thy life.”

 

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