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10th Biennial Graduate Student Conference (UBC-Vancouver)

updated: 
Wednesday, August 30, 2023 - 11:40am
Department of French, Hispanic, and Italian Studies at the University of British Columbia
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, September 18, 2023

10th Biennial Graduate Student Conference

Impending Catastrophes Through the Ages: Literature and the Arts in the Context of Doom

Department of French, Hispanic, and Italian Studies

University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada

Hybrid Conference

October 26-27, 2023

OVSC: Shakespeare, Social Justice, & Human Rights

updated: 
Monday, August 28, 2023 - 4:48pm
Ohio Valley Shakespeare Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, September 12, 2023

Location: The University of Dayton, Dayton, OH

Dates: October 26-28, 2023

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Patricia Akhimie-Director of the Folger Shakespeare Library, Director of the RaceB4Race Mentoring Network, and Associate Professor of English at Rutgers University-Newark

New Scholar Plenary Speaker: Dr. Amrita Dhar, Assistant Professor of English at The Ohio State University

Palgrave Handbook on Parenthood in Popular Culture: Deadline approaching!

updated: 
Monday, August 28, 2023 - 12:10pm
Edited by Elizabeth Podnieks (Toronto Metropolitan University) and Helena Wahlström Henriksson (Centre for Gender Research at Uppsala University)
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, August 31, 2023

As editors of the Palgrave Handbook on Parenthood in Popular Culture, which is under contract and has 15 commissioned chapters, we seek approximately 25 additional chapters (6,500-7,500 words) on topics related to parenthood in popular culture. We aim to foreground Indigenous, racialized, LGBTQ+ and non-normative experiences, in contributions that explore popular cultural representations of parental identities from intersectional perspectives, and from diverse cultural and geopolitical locations. Chapters may focus on either mothers/mothering/motherhood or fathers/fathering/fatherhood, or interrogate parents/parenting/parenthood as more comprehensive terms, across genders and in non-binary contexts.

Concentration and Distraction: Education,Literature and Mass Communication in the 21st Century

updated: 
Monday, August 28, 2023 - 6:55am
GIRES-Global Institute for Research Education & Scholarship
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, October 1, 2023

Concentration and Distraction: Education,Literature and Mass Communication in the 21st CenturyInternational Conference
4-5 November 2023
(Zoom sessions:2 days/Virtual platform:5 days)  Organizing Committee John Dean  –  Gerhard Finster  –  Laura Gimeno-Pahissa   

Thematic Approach

NeMLA 2024 - Surplus Selves: Whitmanian Multiplicities

updated: 
Sunday, August 27, 2023 - 8:47am
NeMLA 2024
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, September 30, 2023

The line, encased by parentheses in the 1892 version of Leaves of Grass, famously runs: “(I am large, I contain multitudes.)” Extending and containing the self conceptually and syntactically, Whitman proclaims his potential for contradiction as well as the creation of a protean lyric psyche.

Cracking Impossible Silences: Women's Narratives of Political Conflicts in South Asia (Panel)

updated: 
Thursday, August 24, 2023 - 1:59pm
Northeast Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, September 30, 2023

Update: Panel for NeMLA 2024. Abstract submission deadline 30th September 2023

Please submit your abstracts for the panel Cracking Impossible Silences: Women's Narratives of Political Conflicts in South Asia, which will feature at the 55th Annual Convention of the Northeast Modern Language Association, March 7-10, 2024 in Boston.

All abstracts need to be uploaded through the portal: https://www.cfplist.com/nemla/Home/S/20560


 

The Rise of Autoliterature (NeMLA 2024 panel)

updated: 
Thursday, August 24, 2023 - 11:42am
Northeast Modern Language Association / NeMLA
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, September 30, 2023

This panel will analyze autofiction and autotheory as contemporary literary genres still on the rise, with particular interest in putting the two in conversation with each other. 


Autofiction and autotheory continue to grow in popularity as forms of contemporary life writing. Despite their differences, these two genres share a concern in representations of selfhood and subjective experience that explicitly engage and are shaped by other literary and philosophical texts. Moreover, by emphasizing the intertextuality of lived experience, they both challenge (1) the perceived conventionality of more established life writing genres, such as memoir, and (2) everyday assumptions of unmediated, individual self-expression. 

Call for Chapters: Teaching Humanities With Cultural Responsiveness at HBCUs and HSIs

updated: 
Thursday, August 24, 2023 - 11:41am
DuEwa Frazier / Coppin State University
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 1, 2023

CALL FOR CHAPTER PROPOSALS - DUE SEPTEMBER 1, 2023 

Link: Call for Chapters: Teaching Humanities With Cultural Responsiveness at HBCUs and HSIs | IGI Global (igi-global.com)

NOTE: We will consider submissions from scholars who teach at institutions outside of HSIs and HBCUs if the submission is focused

on any of the below topics for culturally relevent pedagogy. We will also consider scholars who have completed studies on the bridge in culturally responsive teaching from K-12 to higher education. 

Transcending Boundaries: Interdisciplinary Insights in Transpacific Studies

updated: 
Thursday, August 24, 2023 - 8:13am
Obama Institute for Transnational American Studies, Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, September 20, 2023

Call for Papers

Transcending Boundaries – Interdisciplinary Insights in Transpacific Studies

TPSN Hybrid Conference

February 9-10, 2024 at Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz, Germany and Online

 

Terisa Siagatonu knows a thing or two about not being afraid to rile up her audience. The Samoan American poet and Pacific Islander activist pushes listeners to reflect on what it means to come from a region of the world that is often misunderstood, if not altogether ignored. In “Atlas” (2018) she memorably writes:

If you open up any atlas

C19 2024: "The End(s) of Originality?: The Transcendentalists and AI"

updated: 
Wednesday, August 23, 2023 - 12:17pm
Ralph Waldo Emerson Society
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, August 28, 2023

[The deadline for submissions is Monday, August 28th, 2023. If you have questions, please contact markgallagher@ucla.edu]

The Ralph Waldo Emerson Society will sponsor a panel at the seventh biennial conference for C19: The Society of Nineteenth-Century Americanists taking place March 14-16, 2024, in Pasadena, California.

The End(s) of Originality?: The Transcendentalists and AI

Perspectives Issue 4: Climate Change and Sustainability

updated: 
Wednesday, August 23, 2023 - 10:50am
Janki Devi Memorial College, University of Delhi
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, September 10, 2023

Perspectives – A Peer-Reviewed, Bilingual, Interdisciplinary E-Journal

Janki Devi Memorial College 

University of Delhi 

eISSN 2583 - 4762 

 

Perspectives is a bilingual double-blind peer-reviewed, annual E-journal published by Janki Devi Memorial College, University of Delhi with eISSN 2583 - 4762. 

Economies and Poetics of the Forest

updated: 
Wednesday, August 23, 2023 - 10:50am
American Society for 18th Century Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 15, 2023

“To the uncultivated eye a forest appears simply as uncultivated land—an expanse of woodland and heath which has been left ‘wild’ ... But a forest has its own complex economy.” —E.P. Thompson, Whigs and Hunters

Call for article submissions for New Horizons in English Studies - Literature, Media and Culture Here and Now (open access peer reviewed journal)

updated: 
Wednesday, August 23, 2023 - 10:49am
Maria Curie-Sklodowska University, Lublin, Poland
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, January 31, 2024

New Horizons in English Studies vol. 9/2024

LITERATURE, MEDIA AND CULTURE HERE AND NOW

New Horizons in English Studies (https://journals.umcs.pl/nh, indexed in MLA International Bibliography and ERIH+) invites submissions to the 9/2024 issue, welcoming previously unpublished research papers and reviews in the broadly understood field of literary, media and cultural studies (L, M & C). The scope of subjects includes but is not limited to the following:

Conference in education, linguistics, and digital technology

updated: 
Wednesday, August 23, 2023 - 10:45am
European Scientific Institute
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, September 21, 2023

Call for papers:

Conference in education, linguistics, and digital technology

Possibility for Scopus indexed publication.

 

Venue: Grigol Robakidze University, Tbilisi- Georgia ( also on-line session)

Date: 22 September 2023

 

https://emf.euinstitute.net/

 emails: contact@eujournal.org Subject: EMF 2023

 

Mothering and Motherhood: Past, Present, and Future

updated: 
Wednesday, August 23, 2023 - 10:44am
IAMAS and Boston University
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, October 15, 2023

Mothering and Motherhood: Past, Present, and Future  

 

Location: Boston, Mass. (USA) and online 

Dates: June 21-23, 2024

Abstract due date: Oct. 15, 2023

 

Batman… Also Starring: Essays on the Caped Crusader’s Supporting Cast

updated: 
Wednesday, August 23, 2023 - 10:43am
Christopher Maverick
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 1, 2023

The editor of Batman… Also Starring is seeking abstracts for essays that could be included in the upcoming collection. Many academic texts focus on Batman as a cultural figure in comics as well as in films, television programs, and video games. However, like all great superheroes, Batman is as much defined by his supporting cast as he is by his costume, abilities or origin. While there is no shortage of scholarship devoted to his most famous sidekicks — such as Nightwing, Batgirl or the many Robins — and his most popular villains — like Joker, Catwoman, and Harley Quinn — little critical attention has been paid to the majority of his cast.

International Ph.D. Seminar in American History / American Studies

updated: 
Wednesday, August 23, 2023 - 10:43am
Roosevelt Institute for American Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 29, 2023

Call for Papers

International Ph.D. Seminar in American History / American Studies

Middelburg, The Netherlands, 6-8 December 2023

The Roosevelt Institute for American Studies (RIAS) is a leading research center and graduate school, partnered with Leiden University, dedicated to the study of American history, politics, and society. Since 2003, the Institute has organized regular seminars for doctoral students pursuing research in its areas of interest.

New Directions in Eighteenth-Century Visual Culture

updated: 
Wednesday, August 23, 2023 - 10:42am
ASECS 2024 (Toronto, Ontario, Canada)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 15, 2023

During a roundtable discussion (now published in Journal18), scholars pointed out that visual culture emerged as a distinct methodology. Visual culture aims to problematize the Eurocentric, colonialist, racist, heteronormative, and patriarchal assumptions that enforced and continue to enforce the art historical discipline. This panel continues and expands these crucial conversations by exploring the relationship between art history and visual culture during the long eighteenth-century.

"Awash in Digital Imagery: what next for traditional art and museums?" (College Art Association 2024)

updated: 
Wednesday, August 23, 2023 - 10:41am
College Art Association
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, August 31, 2023

Awash in Digital Imagery: what next for traditional art and museums?
In this panel, we explore provocative questions related to the inevitable shifts that art makes in order to survive and thrive in the digital era. We consider the changes to our perceptions of art this shift enacts. We look for answers to the question of where art history finds itself as a discipline when some argue that art may have lost its Heideggerian thinginess?

The Forms of Academic Work

updated: 
Wednesday, August 23, 2023 - 10:36am
The Working Group on Academic Forms
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, October 1, 2023

Call for Papers: The Forms of Academic Work 

Special Issue of Postmodern Culture

Edited by The Working Group on Academic Forms

Reality TV in the Social Media Economy Cluster

updated: 
Wednesday, August 23, 2023 - 10:36am
ASAP/J
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, October 6, 2023

Something has changed about the way we watch reality TV. For example, Selling Sunset, a show about selling luxury homes in the Hollywood Hills area, is the new platonic ideal of reality TV. It presents the glamorous, unattainable Hollywood lifestyle but is grounded by the viewers’ social media engagement with the subjects online. These viewing practices facilitate a novel method of watching reality TV. Engagement is now self-reflexive: drama on many of the shows has its roots in Instagram, TikTok, or Reddit feuds about the show, rather than actual conflicts that unfold on-camera. Other series, such as Vanderpump Rules, Indian Matchmaking, and Too Hot to Handle similarly thrive in this social media economy.

2024 Greater Gulf Symposium: The Built and Unbuilt Gulf

updated: 
Wednesday, August 23, 2023 - 10:35am
Center for History and Culture of Southeast Texas and the Upper Gulf Coast
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, November 1, 2023

From the Yucatán Peninsula to the Florida Keys, the many cultures of the greater Gulf have inscribed the region with their distinctive architectures, re-formed landscapes, and imagined spaces. Where once the Karankawas constructed the ba’ak, the petroleum complex sprawls with its refineries, tank farms, and pipelines.

NeMLA 2024: Abundant Silence: Narrative and Artistic Strategies of Resistance (Seminar)

updated: 
Wednesday, August 23, 2023 - 10:33am
NeMLA
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, September 30, 2023

This seminar builds on successful past seminars on the roles and limits of narrative in bearing witness to trauma and injustice. This year, we examine relationships between silence and abundance as artistic resistance strategies against colonial, racist, and exclusionary narratives.

ICMS Beowulf the Monster

updated: 
Wednesday, August 23, 2023 - 10:33am
International Congress of Medieval Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 15, 2023

Session Title: Beowulf the Monster 

Session#5331

Importance:

Although Beowulf has long held place as a praise poem, a rising tide of critique has noted various elements that frame the central protagonist and other heroic figures in the poem as monstrous in key respects (Greenfield, 1982; Griffith 1995; Orchard 1995; Köberl 2002; Sharma 2005; Gwara 2009). Despite these critiques, however, the hero’s virtuous standing remains intact—particularly, in his reputation for exceptional loyalty in a poem replete with inter-tribal feuds and intra-tribal treachery.

Description for Call for Papers:

CFP: Stardom and Fandom, Southwest Popular/American Culture Association Conference

updated: 
Wednesday, August 23, 2023 - 10:33am
Southwest Popular/American Culture Association
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, October 31, 2023

Proposals for papers and panels will be accepted starting September 1st for the 45th annual SWPACA conference. One of the nation’s largest interdisciplinary academic conferences, SWPACA offers nearly 70 subject areas, each typically featuring multiple panels. 

The Area Chair for Stardom and Fandom invites paper or panel proposals on any aspect of stardom or fandom. The list of ideas below is limited, so if you have an idea that is not listed, please suggest the new topic. We are an interdisciplinary area and encourage submissions from multiple perspectives and disciplines.

Topics might include:

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