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Postwar Area Literature Group Call for Papers - 2022 American Literature Association Conference

updated: 
Wednesday, November 3, 2021 - 11:53am
Postwar Area Literature Group
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, January 15, 2022

The Postwar Area Literature Group invites abstract submissions for our panels at the 2022 meeting of the American Literature Association. The conference will be held at the Palmer House Hilton in Chicago on May 26-29, 2022. We will host two panels this year; please see the full CFPs below.

Encoding and Decoding Digital Humanities

updated: 
Wednesday, November 3, 2021 - 10:32am
New Academia
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 30, 2022

We are pleased to announce this call for paper for the proposed anthology in this emerging field of Digital Humanities.  We are seeking academics and professionals in the field who might like to send us a scholarly abstract for consideration for inclusion in the book. The aim of this scholarly collection is to bring forth how digital humanities has shaped humanities studies and our culture.

Concept note:

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

updated: 
Wednesday, November 3, 2021 - 10:04am
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.  

The Ages of Batman: Essays on the Dark Knight

updated: 
Tuesday, November 2, 2021 - 1:54pm
Joseph J. Darowski
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 10, 2022

The editor of The Ages of Batman: Essays on the Dark Knight is seeking abstracts for essays that could be included in the upcoming collection. The essays should examine the relationships between the DC comic book adventures of Batman and the social era when those comic books were published. Analysis may demonstrate how Batman’s comic books stories and the creators who produced the comics embrace, reflect, or critique aspects of their contemporary culture. This will be a companion volume to existing essay collections in the series that have already focused on Superman, Wonder Woman, the X-Men, the Avengers, Iron Man, Hulk, the Justice League, Flash, and Black Panther.

Myth and Fairy Tales at SWPACA 2022- Extended Deadline!

updated: 
Tuesday, November 2, 2021 - 1:54pm
Southwest Popular/American Culture Association
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, November 14, 2021

Call for Papers– DEADLINE EXTENDED!

Myth and Fairy Tales

Southwest Popular / American Culture Association (SWPACA)

 

43rd Annual Conference, February 23-26, 2022

Hyatt Regency Hotel & Conference Center

Albuquerque, New Mexico

http://www.southwestpca.org

Proposal submission deadline: November 14, 2021

 

Dickens Symposium 2022. Our Dickens: Dickens and his Publics

updated: 
Monday, November 1, 2021 - 2:49pm
The Dickens Society
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, November 29, 2021

EXTENDED DEADLINE -  The 27th Annual Dickens Society Symposium


Our Dickens: Dickens and His Publics

July 8-10, 2022

London, UK

Hosted by City, University of London

Members of the Programme Committee:

Chris Louttit, Michaela Mahlberg, David McAllister, Claire Wood

Disability Studies Area, SWPACA--Deadline Extended!

updated: 
Monday, November 1, 2021 - 1:44pm
Southwest Popular Culture/American Culture Association
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, November 14, 2021

Call for Papers– DEADLINE EXTENDED!

Disability Studies Area

Southwest Popular / American Culture Association (SWPACA)

 

43rd Annual Conference, February 23-26, 2022

Hyatt Regency Hotel & Conference Center

Albuquerque, New Mexico

http://www.southwestpca.org

Proposal submission deadline: November 14, 2021

Mystery/Detective Fiction Area, SWPACA--Deadline Extended!

updated: 
Monday, November 1, 2021 - 1:44pm
Southwest Popular Culture/American Culture Association
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, November 14, 2021

Call for Papers– DEADLINE EXTENDED!

Mystery/Detective Fiction Area

Southwest Popular / American Culture Association (SWPACA)

 

43rd Annual Conference, February 23-26, 2022

Hyatt Regency Hotel & Conference Center

Albuquerque, New Mexico

http://www.southwestpca.org

Proposal submission deadline: November 14, 2021

Being Undocumented and Belonging in US Ethnic Literature

updated: 
Monday, November 1, 2021 - 1:44pm
Sherry Johnson/Society for the Study of Multi-Ethnic Literature of the United States (MELUS)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 14, 2022

Understandings of what it means to be undocumented remain a part of critical discussions in the US -- whether about immigration status or a citizen’s sex designation or voter eligibility on official documents, for example. MELUS invites individual paper proposals that explore what it means to be undocumented -- legally, culturally or otherwise -- in fiction, memoir, or poetry by ethnic American writers. Specifically, we are interested in papers that consider how authors (re)imagine what it means to be undocumented -- and how intersections of identities of historically excluded populations function to further understanding of being undocumented in such works.

Virginia Woolf: Critical Insights on Her Life and Works

updated: 
Monday, November 1, 2021 - 11:24am
Laura Nicosia/Montclair State University
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, February 9, 2021

For Critical Insights volume under contract: 

CFP on the life and works of Virginia Woolf

 

DEADLINE FOR PROPOSALS: February 9, 2022

 

Seeking submissions for a Critical Insights volume on Virginia Woolf under contract with Salem/Grey House Publishers. We seek essays that showcase Woolf’s life, essays, and fiction. Essays that explore her transatlantic influence on women writers around the globe are also of interest, as are essays that explore Woolf’s ethics, narrative constructions, uncertainty, modernism, and (anti)sentimentalism.

 

Measuring Pluralism / Open Call for Data Scientists

updated: 
Monday, November 1, 2021 - 8:58am
Plural / Pluriel
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, June 30, 2022

Pluralism is a very central but elusive contemporary value. Pluralism is the belief that diversity is beneficial to society. Most of us would agree, but what does diversity exactly mean? How to measure it and tell whether a society is more or less diverse?

Cultural pluralism, political pluralism and value pluralism all have slightly different meanings, but they all share the belief that coexistence of diverse opinions, ways of life and value systems is enriching for all members of a society.

Diasporic Solidarities: Islands, Intimacies, and Imagining Otherwise

updated: 
Monday, November 1, 2021 - 8:57am
2022 John Douglas Taylor Conference, McMaster University
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, January 20, 2022

Diasporic Solidarities: Islands, Intimacies, and Imagining Otherwise

2022 John Douglas Taylor Conference


Conference Dates: June 9-10, 2022

Conference Website: diasporicsolidarities.ca

Submission Deadline: January 20, 2022

Please submit a 150-word proposal and 75-word bio to jdtcon@mcmaster.ca 

 

DREADNESS The Mystic Power, Philosophy and Performance of Shadow 1941-2021

updated: 
Monday, November 1, 2021 - 8:57am
Groundation Foundation and the University of the West Indies
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 21, 2022

In celebration of the Mighty Shadow’s 80th birthday, The Groundation Foundation and The University of the West Indies will host a one day virtual symposium to honour his body of work to be held on Friday March 4th 2022.

 

American Fury: Collective Action and the Politics of Moral Outrage

updated: 
Monday, November 1, 2021 - 8:57am
Myra Mendible/Florida Gulf Coast University
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, January 15, 2022

 

 “Our ability to respond with outrage depends upon a tacit realization that there is a worthy life that has been injured or lost…”

Judith Butler, “Survivability, Vulnerability, Affect.”

 

Popular Culture and the Deep Past, 2022: The Experimental Archaeology of Medieval and Renaissance Food

updated: 
Monday, November 1, 2021 - 8:56am
Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies, Ohio State University
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, November 19, 2021

On February 11-12, 2022, the Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies will host its biennial celebration of Popular Culture and the Deep Past (PCDP) at the Ohio State University, with "The Experimental Archaeology of Medieval and Renaissance Food."

Call for papers: Routledge Companion to Popular Music and Politics of the Balkans

updated: 
Monday, November 1, 2021 - 8:56am
Catherine Baker, University of Hull
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, November 30, 2021

Call for papers: Routledge Companion to Popular Music and Politics of the Balkans

Edited by Catherine Baker

This companion or handbook seeks to provide a comprehensive introduction to the vibrant and interdisciplinary field of research into popular music and politics in the Balkans, explaining the state of key questions and debates which have shaped the field so far while also signalling the many new developments and directions that have emerged in response to recent political, socio-economic and cultural dislocations.

Evelyn Scott Society -- American Literature Association -- Deadline January 14, 2022

updated: 
Monday, November 1, 2021 - 8:56am
Evelyn Scott Society
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 14, 2022

The Evelyn Scott Society invites abstracts of 1-2 pages on the American writer Evelyn Scott (1893-1963).

Papers may focus on any of her works (novels, memoir, poetry, young adult literature), and they may take any contemporary critical approach. We are especially interested in papers that investigate the process of canonicity, the literary networks to which Scott belonged, or the role of disability in her career, but all topics will be considered. Scott participated in various and major literary currents during her writing life, including Imagism, naturalism, and modernism, and she had a wide variety of literary mentors, including Lola Ridge, Theodore Dreiser, Waldo Frank, William Carlos Williams, and Jean Rhys, among others. 

Alfred Hitchcock---DEADLINE EXTENDED!

updated: 
Monday, November 1, 2021 - 8:56am
Southwest Popular / American Culture Association (SWPACA)
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, November 14, 2021

Call for Papers—DEADLINE EXTENDED!

[ALFRED HITCHCOCK]

Southwest Popular / American Culture Association (SWPACA)

 

43rdt Annual Conference, February 23-26, 2022

Hyatt Regency Hotel & Conference Center

Albuquerque, New Mexico

http://www.southwestpca.org

Proposal submission deadline: November 14, 2021

 

Women and the East: Gendered Narratives of Encounter in Victorian Popular Writing

updated: 
Monday, November 1, 2021 - 8:54am
Victorian Popular Fiction Association
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 21, 2022

10th & 11th June 2022
G. d’Annunzio University, Chieti-Pescara, Italy (Host institution)
in collaboration with Bishop Grosseteste University, Lincoln, UK.

Conference venue:
Dipartimento di Lingue, Letterature e Culture Moderne,
G. d’Annunzio University, Pescara, Italy

Organisers:
Claudia Capancioni (Bishop Grosseteste University),
Mariaconcetta Costantini (G. d’Annunzio University),
Mara Mattoscio (G. d’Annunzio University)

Keynote Speaker: Professor Julia Kuehn (The University of Hong Kong)

“The Experimental Archaeology of Medieval and Renaissance Food.”

updated: 
Monday, November 1, 2021 - 8:54am
The Ohio State University Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, November 19, 2021

The Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies (CMRS) of The Ohio State University invites paper abstracts for our biennial celebration of Popular Culture and the Deep Past (PCDP), which will take place on February 11-12, 2022. The theme is “The Experimental Archaeology of Medieval and Renaissance Food.” Papers of approximately 20 minutes can be given in person or via Zoom.

Topics might include recipe books as literary texts, cooking and eating as social practices, and the pleasures and perils of recreating historic dishes. Speakers may also propose small-scale cooking demonstrations.

M.A. funding for Cather Studies graduate student, Univ of Nebraska-Lincoln

updated: 
Monday, November 1, 2021 - 8:53am
University of Nebraska-Lincoln Dept of English
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, December 1, 2021

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­Are you interested in earning an M.A. in English? Are you interested in Willa Cather or closely related areas, such as early twentieth century women’s writing, LGBTQ literature, or Western American literature? Do you have a developed interested in d­­igital humanities, or are you interested in acquiring skills in DH? Then apply for an M.A. in English at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln (UNL), designating your interest in the Research Assistantship in Willa Cather Studies! Applications are due December 1, 2021.

 

Rethinking Social Exclusion: Issues and Perspectives

updated: 
Monday, November 1, 2021 - 8:53am
Sikkim University
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, November 3, 2021

A Three-Day National Level Interdisciplinary Conference Organised by the Department of English, Sikkim University, Gangtok, Sikkim-737102

 

 Concept Note

 

The "Geo" turn in Translation Studies

updated: 
Monday, November 1, 2021 - 8:53am
American Comparative Literature Association
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, October 31, 2021

Space and spatiality have been significant coordinates in the study of translation in the West. The concept has long been included in humanities and social sciences too by scholars like Edward Soja (1989); Warf & Arias (2009). This panel aims to question how the concept of “geo” features in translation and analyse translation as a point of intersection and relationality that redefines our concepts of spatial axis and territorial coordinates. This panel will try to bring in disciplines of geometry and geography to the terrain of translation studies and thus include alternative models to expand the field.

Communication, Conflict and Peace

updated: 
Monday, November 1, 2021 - 8:52am
Archbishop Desmond Tutu Centre for War and Peace Studies, Liverpool Hope University
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, April 1, 2022

Online International Conference organized by the Archbishop Desmond Tutu Centre for War and Peace Studies, Liverpool Hope University, Hope Park Campus, 27th June 2022

Global transformations fostered by the decentralization of communications from mainstream media and governance institutions to a plural range of socioeconomic actors and stakeholders have shaken the foundations of social consensus, truth and objectivity in the construction of public spheres. Such transformation has posed unprecedented challenges to conflict management and peacebuilding, multiplying risks of instability and war, but also the spaces for the construction of collective meanings and the voices shaping them.   

Representing Girlhood in Popular Culture

updated: 
Monday, November 1, 2021 - 8:52am
Carmel Cedro / Auckland University of Technology
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 17, 2021

Representing Girlhood in Popular Culture

Call for Chapter Abstracts for Edited Collection, to be part of the Routledge Advances in Popular Culture Studies series.

Contemporary popular culture texts increasingly showcase representations of girls and young women in a myriad of ways. There are common tropes that we as audiences have come to expect in stories of girlhood, which usually concern navigating friendships, self-discovery, familial drama, teenage discontent, etc., packaged in familiar frames about suburban school experiences, or in fantastical and bold tales in fantasy and science fiction.

James Baldwin Review, Volume 8

updated: 
Monday, November 1, 2021 - 8:52am
James Baldwin Review
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, January 15, 2022

James Baldwin Review (JBR), an annual peer-reviewed journal, is seeking submissions for its eighth volume. An online, open access publication, James Baldwin Review brings together a wide array of peer-reviewed critical and creative non-fiction on the life, writings, and legacy of James Baldwin. JBR publishes essays that invigorate scholarship on James Baldwin, catalyse explorations of the literary, political, and cultural influence of Baldwin’s writing and political activism, and deepen our understanding and appreciation of this complex and luminary figure.

 

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