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Music and Theatre

updated: 
Thursday, January 28, 2021 - 11:50am
Jeff Dailey/MLA--Lyrica Society for Word/Music Relations
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, March 15, 2021

The Lyrica Society for Word/Music Relations seeks 250 word proposals for its session at the 2022 Modern Language Association conference, which will take place in Washington DC  January 6-9, 2022.  The theme for the session is "Music and Theatre," and we seek proposals that explore the connection between music and live theatre.  

Interpretations, Appropriations, and Rewritings of Giovanni Boccaccio

updated: 
Thursday, January 28, 2021 - 11:50am
11th International Montevideana Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, April 1, 2021

The Department of European Literature at the University of the Republic (Uruguay) announces its 11th International Montevideana Conference, to be held virtually.

 

It is tempting to think of Boccaccio's most important work in relation to our current times, given that in recent months the Decameron has become a virtual meeting place through rewrites, seminars, and group readings dedicated to the text. The superposition of his pandemic with ours has become, in more than one sense, a paradoxical kind of locus amoenus, adding a new layer to the varied investigations and artistic appropriations that this Italian text has motivated in its 700 years of existence.

Impost: A Journal of Creative and Critical Work

updated: 
Thursday, January 28, 2021 - 11:50am
English Association of Pennsylvania State Universities
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, April 3, 2021

Impost: A Journal of Creative and Critical Work
deadline for submissions:
3 April 2021
full name / name of organization:
English Association of Pennsylvania State Universities
contact information: astuart@bloomu.edu, timothy.ruppert@sru.edu
Impost: A Journal of Creative and Critical Work, a peer-reviewed journal published by the English Association of Pennsylvania State Universities, welcomes submissions of scholarly essays in all fields of English studies. As well, we invite submissions of creative writing, including fiction, poetry, nonfiction, short dramatic pieces, and literary journalism.

Narrative and Music

updated: 
Thursday, January 28, 2021 - 11:50am
VUB - KCB
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, March 14, 2021

The cognitivist turn sparked a renewed interest in narrative analysis that extends beyond the study of literature. It has expanded across media such as film, graphic novels, video games, and music. This conference focuses on the study of narrative and narrativity in music. While some critics are convinced of music’s capacity for story-building, others consider the use of narrative theory derived from literary studies for the analysis of music unsuitable. This conference takes music’s narrative potential as its point of departure but recognizes that musical narrativity is scalar.

CFP: The 25th International Symposium on Translation and Interpretation

updated: 
Thursday, January 28, 2021 - 11:48am
English Department, Soochow University, Taiwan
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, March 1, 2021

Click Here to Download Paper Submission Application Form

The 25th International Symposium on Translation and Interpretation

Theme: The Task of the Translator

Conference organizers: Taiwan Association of Translation and Interpretation & Department of English Language and Literature, Soochow University

Date: June 5, 2021

Venue: Soochow University, Taipei, Taiwan

Call for Papers

 

Special issue of Cultural Studies/Critical Methodologies journal: Insurrection at the U.S. Capitol: Intersectional Analyses of Popular Culture (re)presentations of the Election and Subsequent Coup Attempt

updated: 
Thursday, January 28, 2021 - 11:48am
Erica Edwards- Wayne State University and Jennifer Esposito- Georgia State University
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, February 22, 2021

Special Issue of CulturalStudies/CriticalMethodologies

Insurrection at the U.S. Capitol: Intersectional Analyses of Popular Culture (Re)presentations of the Election and Subsequent Coup Attempt

Special Issue Editors:

Erica B. Edwards, Wayne State University Jennifer Esposito, Georgia State University

 

Counternarratives: Weaving Graphic Narratives in the Local, National, and the Global

updated: 
Thursday, January 28, 2021 - 11:45am
Sayanti Mondal, MLA, 2022
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, March 7, 2021

Counternarratives: Weaving Graphic Narratives in the Local, National, and the Global

Special Session, MLA, 2022.
Washington DC, 6-9th Jan, 2022.

 

“Art can be a powerful means of challenging the stereotypes of mutually antagonizing nations”—Aphrodite Desiree Navab

PAMLA Online Panel: Latin American Imaginary Cities

updated: 
Thursday, January 28, 2021 - 11:45am
Pacific Ancient & Modern Languages Association
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, April 15, 2021

This virtual (online) panel seeks papers that explore the imaginary cities built by Latin American literature from the 19th century to the present. Since this year's conference theme is “City of God, City of Destruction,” we are interested in proposals that study both the utopian and dystopian cities that Latin American writers have imagined to place there the collective fears and desires of their societies, as well as all those other fictional cities –neither paradisiacal nor infernal– that have served as microcosms to represent the tensions and conflicts of human comedy.

The Experience of Loneliness in the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries

updated: 
Thursday, January 28, 2021 - 11:45am
University of Birmingham
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, April 1, 2021

The Experience of Loneliness in the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries  Online ConferenceUniversity of Birmingham, UK29–30 June 2021  Keynote Speakers:  Professor Helen Wilcox (Bangor University)Dr Jenni Hyde (Lancaster University)   ***   John Worthington, Church of England clergyman and close associate of the Cambridge Platonists, complained of isolation from fellow scholars in his rectory at the small village of Ingoldsby, Lincolnshire, in the 1660s.

Special Issue: Systemic Racism, White privilege, and a Global Call to Action

updated: 
Thursday, January 28, 2021 - 11:41am
Christine Faucher / Cultural Studies ↔ Critical Methodologies
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, May 31, 2021

Cultural Studies ↔ Critical Methodologies

 

(SagePublications)

 

 

Special Issue: Systemic Racism, White privilege, and a Global Call to Action

 

Guest Co-Editors: C. Darius Stonebanks, Shirley Anne Tate, and Christine Faucher

 

Translating the Uncle Charles Principle

updated: 
Thursday, January 28, 2021 - 11:36am
27th International James Joyce Symposium (Trieste)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, February 12, 2021

Translating the Uncle Charles Principle

 

Call for Panel proposals

‘Omniscientific Joyce’, Trieste, 14-18 June 2021

 

Panel chaired by: Kris Peeters (UAntwerp) and Guillermo Sanz Gallego (VUB)

 

 

Abstract:

 

Of City Spaces and Graveyards: A Pictorial Reading (Panel / Virtual)

updated: 
Thursday, January 28, 2021 - 11:36am
PAMLA (Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association)
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, April 15, 2021

Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA) Conference 2021

Thursday, November 11, 2021 to Sunday, November 14, 2021

 

Hosted by the University of Nevada, Las Vegas

Conference Theme: 

CITY OF GOD, CITY OF DESTRUCTION

 

Special Session:

Of City Spaces and Graveyards: A Pictorial Reading

 

Abstract:

Malaysian Ecocriticism

updated: 
Thursday, January 28, 2021 - 11:36am
University of Malaya
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, March 15, 2021

Call for papers —        Edited Collection of Essays    

Tentative title:

Malaysian Ecocriticism: Contested Environments, Identities and the Politics of Nature

With the landmark establishment of the Southeast Asian chapter of the Association for the Study of Literature and Environment (ASLE) in August 2016, it is both timely and crucial for member states of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) to assess their literary and cultural artifacts from an ecocritical perspective.

Graphic Medicine Review journal open for submissions

updated: 
Thursday, January 28, 2021 - 11:27am
Graphic Medicine Review
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, February 28, 2021

Submissions for the GRAPHIC MEDICINE REVIEW are now open! GMR is looking for all manner of professional and scholarly work on comics and healthcare, medicine, wellness, public policy, and patient experience.

Final Reminder: First Book Institute Applications Due by 2/15

updated: 
Thursday, January 28, 2021 - 11:27am
Center for American Literary Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, February 15, 2021

Announcing  

The 2021 First Book Institute

June 6-12, 2021

Hosted by the Center for American Literary Studies (CALS) at Pennsylvania State University via Zoom

Co-Directors

Sean X. Goudie, Director of the Center for American Literary Studies and Winner of the MLA Prize for a First Book

Priscilla Wald, R. Florence Brinkley Professor of English and Women’s Studies, Duke University, and Co-Editor of American Literature

Institutional Identity, Literary Studies, and the Secular/Religious Divide (MLA 2022)

updated: 
Thursday, January 28, 2021 - 11:27am
Jack Dudley and Dave Wehner, Mount St. Mary's University
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, March 1, 2021

This proposed special session roundtable invites reflections on the tensions and limits of teaching and studying literature at religious as well as secular universities and colleges. How do different institutional commitments and governing documents as well as campus cultures and constituencies implicitly and/or explicitly limit what can be taught and published at each kind of institution? What are these limits and how have scholars navigated, challenged, and/or adapted to them? What kind of institutional discursive spaces might be created between and beyond the secular/religious divide?

MLA, Washington, DC, 6–9 January 2022

Interdisciplinary Journal of Leadership Studies Open Call

updated: 
Thursday, January 28, 2021 - 11:23am
Interdisciplinary Journal of Leadership Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 31, 2021

Open Call for Papers

The Interdisciplinary Journal of Leadership Studies, with the University of Richmond’s Jepson School of Leadership Studies, publishes a wide range of high-quality scholarship. We are currently accepting paper proposals on all research-based, quantitative and qualitative topics regarding leadership and leadership studies. We welcome both collaborative and single-authored papers. Papers must be submitted using this online portal and follow the guidelines outlined at Submission Guidelines.

 

Open Call for Book Reviews

Ireland and Intangible Cultural Heritage

updated: 
Thursday, January 28, 2021 - 11:22am
Etudes Irlandaises
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, September 15, 2021

Etudes irlandaises

Appel à contributions / Call for papers

Numéro printemps/été 2022

 

Ireland and Intangible Cultural Heritage 

Forthcoming Book Series: Narratives and Mental Health

updated: 
Thursday, January 28, 2021 - 11:22am
Brill
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, December 31, 2024

Series editors: Jarmila Mildorf, University of Paderborn, Germany, Elisabeth Punzi, University of Gothenburg, Sweden, Christoph Singer, University of Innsbruck, Austria, and Cornelia Wächter, University of Bochum, Germany

 

Narratives and Mental Health offers a forum for dialogue between the arts, humanities and other disciplines interested in mental health and well-being.

Narrative is a central tool for meaning-making. Yet, its relevance has long been side-lined in the mental health sector including psychiatry, clinical psychology, medicine and social work.

Reading Contemporary South Asian Literature: A Postcolonial-Ecocritical Approach

updated: 
Thursday, January 28, 2021 - 11:22am
Journal of Comparative Literature and Aesthetics (JCLA)
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, March 31, 2021

JOURNAL OF COMPARATIVE LITERATURE AND AESTHETICS (Vol. 44, No. 3, Autumn 2021)

SPECIAL ISSUE Reading Contemporary South Asian Literature: A Postcolonial-Ecocritical Approach

GUEST EDITORS Somjeeta Pandey and Bidhu Chand Murmu

Call for Papers: [Inter]sections #24 (2021)

updated: 
Thursday, January 28, 2021 - 11:20am
American Studies Program, University of Bucharest
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, March 30, 2021

[Inter]sections publishes academic articles, reviews, and interviews relevant to the field of American studies. We encourage our authors to explore the most recent scholarship, from a solid critical background and in conversation with relevant and challenging work from the field. Although we focus primarily on subjects that are grounded in the nineteenth, twentieth, and twenty-first century, we do not exclude work that explores other time periods. The scope of our journal includes research in the fields of North American literature, history, visual culture, film and television studies, popular culture, political studies, race and ethnic studies, philosophy, gender and sexuality studies.

"Rhetorical Theory" Panel (PAMLA 2021)

updated: 
Thursday, January 28, 2021 - 11:20am
Pacific Ancient and Modern Languages
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, April 15, 2021

PAMLA 2021

“Rhetorical Theory”
Las Vegas, 11/11-14, 2021

Chair: Dr. Ryan Leack, USC

“Rhetoric is a coproductive function of circulation in excess of human intention, which collapses rhetoric and persuasion into the rhetorical, a process of world making that extends relationality into future publics.” 

—Byron Hawk, Resounding the Rhetorical (2018)

This panel will explore recent movements in rhetorical theory writ large, either in connection with or apart from composition theory and practice. Special attention will be given to proposals that engage with the conference's theme. 

Cinema, Aesthetics and Memory: I International Film Studies Conference

updated: 
Thursday, January 28, 2021 - 11:20am
University of Coimbra
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, March 15, 2021

Cinema, Aesthetics and Memory: I International Film Studies Conference 
2, 3 and 4 of June of 2021, University of Coimbra (Online)

Deadline: 15th of March of 2021

Keynote Speaker: Irene Depetris Chauvin (University of Buenos Aires)

Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA) Conference CFP: African American Literature (Nov. 11-14 2021)

updated: 
Thursday, January 28, 2021 - 11:20am
Martin Japtok, Palomar College
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, April 15, 2021

PAMLA 2021 LAS VEGAS: "CITY OF GOD, CITY OF DESTRUCTION" (Thursday, November 11 - Sunday, November 14, 2021 at Sahara Las Vegas Hotel, hosted by University of Nevada, Las Vegas)

Session: African American Literature

Contacts: Martin Japtok, Palomar College (mjaptok@palomar.edu)

Description: The African American session is open to all papers that explore some aspect of African American culture, but we are particularly interested in papers attuned to some facet of the conference theme, "City of God, City of Destruction.

Conference Note:

Out of Bounds: An Exploration of Boundaries in Crisis

updated: 
Thursday, January 28, 2021 - 8:05am
Trinity College Dublin
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, February 1, 2021

Out of Bounds: An Exploration of Boundaries in Crisis Online Conference: 14 & 15 July 2021 Trinity Centre for Literary & Cultural Translation 


From the exact lines on an architect’s blueprints to the demarcations on maps that shape the world today, boundaries have consequences. In concrete form they have separated societies, but they need not be material in order to exert power. The onset of crisis often sees the imposition of boundaries that are nebulous and ill-defined but surely no less potent than the menacing walls of segregation. 

Call It What It Is: Antiblackness

updated: 
Wednesday, January 27, 2021 - 10:23pm
Northwest Journal of Teacher Education
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, April 2, 2021

NWJTE Special Issue, Summer 2021: Call It What It Is: Antiblackness 

 

Guest Editors: Amir A. Gilmore, LaToya T. Brackett, and Davida Sharpe-Haygood 

 

Background and Context

What does it mean to be against the Black? 

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