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Word and Image: A Palimpsestic Romance

updated: 
Monday, August 8, 2022 - 10:03am
Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais – UFMG, Brasil
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 30, 2022

IAWIS/AIERTI

International Association of Word and Images Studies

 

Sedimentation: Towards an Archaeology of Word and Image

The 13th International IAWIS Conference

Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais –

UFMG, Brasil, 28 August-1 September, 2023

 

Call for Papers Seminar 15

 

Word and Image: A Palimpsestic Romance

 

Coordinators

 

Prof. Béatrice Laurent

New Perspectives on the Metal Gear Solid Series

updated: 
Monday, August 8, 2022 - 9:44am
Steven Kielich and Chris Hall
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, December 1, 2022

Call for Chapter Proposals: New Perspectives on the Metal Gear Solid Series (edited collection)

 

Editors: Steven Kielich (University at Buffalo) and Chris Hall (University of the Ozarks)

 

In 2015, Hideo Kojima and his company Kojima Productions split from Konami after the release of Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain. Kojima’s departure from Konami marked an unfortunate, but understandable, end to the Metal Gear Solid series. Now, in this “post-Phantom Pain” era, it has become both possible and essential to make a retrospective study of the critically, commercially, and culturally resonant series that was Metal Gear Solid.

Special Issue: Epistemologies of 20th Century French Literature

updated: 
Monday, August 8, 2022 - 9:37am
Anne McConnell, West Virginia State University
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, December 1, 2022

This is a call for paper submissions to a special issue of the open-access, peer-reviewed journal, Literature.  Here is the topic description:

Steep Steps and Closed Doors: Reimagining Resilience in Educational Access

updated: 
Monday, August 8, 2022 - 9:24am
Northeast Modern Language Associatation (NeMLA)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 30, 2022

Submit Abstract here: https://cfplist.com/nemla/Home/S/20058

 

 

What is access? How do we expand educational spaces when we take the approach that disability is always in the room?

Jay Dolmage provides the following insight into academic ableism, referring to the “steep steps” of the academy. He writes:

The Art of Non/Resilience for People with Disabilities

updated: 
Monday, August 8, 2022 - 9:24am
Northeast Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 30, 2022

Submit abstract here: https://cfplist.com/nemla/Home/S/20018

 

What is resilience for people with disabilities? What is recovery? 

Narratives of illness, trauma and disability are often framed to emphasize recovery. Reflecting on resiliency, constructed ideas of normalcy, and “crip time,” Ellen Samuels writes: “Disability and illness have the power to extract us from linear, progressive time with its normative life stages and cast us into a wormhole of backward and forward acceleration, jerky stops and starts, tedious intervals and abrupt endings” (2017). 

Deadline extended for submission (Osmosis: Interdisciplinary Approaches in Human Sciences)

updated: 
Monday, August 8, 2022 - 7:51am
Department of English, School of Liberal Arts and Social Science, East Delta University, Chattogram, Bangladesh
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, August 20, 2022

https://call-for-papers.sas.upenn.edu/cfp/2022/04/18/osmosis-interdiscip...

The deadline for submission has been extended to 14 August 2022. Authors will be notified by 31 August 2022.

Keynote Speakers: 

Day 1 - Professor Michael Keith, PhD

            School of Anthropology and Museum Ethnography, University of Oxford, UK

Day 2 - Professor Kaiser Hamidul Haq, PhD 

            Poet, Translator, and Critic 

            Former Professor, Department of English, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh

Osmosis: Interdisciplinary Approaches in Human Sciences

updated: 
Monday, August 8, 2022 - 7:50am
Department of English, School of Liberal Arts and Social Science, East Delta University, Chattogram, Bangladesh
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, August 20, 2022

 

Osmosis: Interdisciplinary Approaches in Human Sciences

Dates: 16 & 17 November 2022

Keynote Speaker: 

Day 1 - Professor Michael Keith, PhD

            School of Anthropology and Museum Ethnography, University of Oxford, UK

Day 2 - Professor Kaiser Hamidul Haq, PhD 

            Poet, Translator, and Critic 

            Professor, Department of English and Humanities, University of Liberal Arts Bangladesh, Bangladesh

 

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.

 [Click for full CFP]

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.

[Click for full CFP]

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.

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