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ACLA 2023 - Mediterranean Comparisons: Literature Beyond Borders

updated: 
Friday, September 1, 2023 - 9:50am
C. Ceyhun Arslan / Koc Universitesi; Karim Mattar / University of Colorado at Boulder
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, September 28, 2023

The Mediterranean has often been considered a transitional space—a rite of passage, an interval between borders, a route to conquest.  But what of the Mediterranean as a context and a framework in itself?  How might notions of ‘man,’ ‘nation,’ ‘empire,’ ‘center,’ and ‘periphery’ be reformulated when looked at from the perspective of the sea? What does comparative literature look like when the Mediterranean is viewed not only as a sea in which cultures exist and literatures are produced but also as a context or a framework in which they can be reassessed?

Thomas Merton + Tranformations (CEA 3/21-3/23/2024)

updated: 
Friday, September 1, 2023 - 9:47am
College English Association + International Thomas Merton Society
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, November 1, 2023

International Thomas Merton Society

at the

College English Association

53rdTH ANNUAL CONFERENCE 

Westin Buckhead Atlanta

March 21-23,2024

Call for Papers

 

Trans Literatures

updated: 
Friday, September 1, 2023 - 9:47am
College Literature: A Journal of Critical Literary Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 15, 2023

 

Trans LiteraturesA special issue of College Literature: A Journal of Critical Literary Studies

 

Call for Proposals 

Co-edited by: Alex Brostoff (Kenyon College) & RL Goldberg (Princeton University, Prison Teaching Initiative)

 

Composition and Rhetoric: Practice at CEA 2024

updated: 
Friday, September 1, 2023 - 9:47am
CEA College English Association
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, November 1, 2023

Call for Papers: Composition and Rhetoric: Practice at CEA 2024

March 21-23 Atlanta, Georgia

The Westin Buckhead Atlanta

The College English Association, a gathering of scholar-teachers in English studies, welcomes proposals for presentations on Composition and Rhetoric: Practice for our 53rd annual conference.

The special topics chair for Composition & Rhetoric: Practice invites submissions on a range of topics exploring writing pedagogies and practices focused on the conference theme of Transformations. Proposals may address the following topics:

-       What are successful transformations of your curriculum that have supported student success in writing?

American Studies and American History

updated: 
Friday, September 1, 2023 - 9:45am
Southwest Popular American Culture Association
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, October 31, 2023

Call for Papers

American Studies and American History

Southwest Popular / American Culture Association (SWPACA)

 

45th Annual Conference, February 21-24, 2024

Marriott Albuquerque

Albuquerque, New Mexico

http://www.southwestpca.org

Submissions open on September 1, 2023

Proposal submission deadline: October 31, 2023

 

CFP: Buffy and Beyond (SWPACA Conference; 2/21-24/2024; Due 10/31/23)

updated: 
Friday, September 1, 2023 - 9:45am
Southwest Popular/American Culture Association
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, October 31, 2023

Call for Papers: Buffy and Beyond at the Southwest Popular / American Culture Association (SWPACA)

45th Annual Conference, February 21-24, 2024

Albuquerque, New Mexico

http://www.southwestpca.org

Submissions open on September 1, 2023

Proposal submission deadline: October 31, 2023

 

CALL FOR PAPERS: 2024 Southwest Popular/American Culture Association Conference

updated: 
Friday, September 1, 2023 - 9:45am
Southwest Popular/American Culture Association (SWPACA)
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, October 31, 2024

Call for Papers

Southwest Popular / American Culture Association (SWPACA)

Annual Conference

 

45th Annual Conference, February 21-24, 2024

Marriott Albuquerque

Albuquerque, New Mexico

http://www.southwestpca.org

Submissions open on September 1, 2023

Proposal submission deadline: October 31, 2023

 

CFP: Children’s/Young Adult Culture at Southwest Popular / American Culture Association (SWPACA)

updated: 
Friday, September 1, 2023 - 9:45am
Southwest Popular/American Culture Association
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, October 31, 2023

Call for Papers

Children’s/Young Adult Culture

Southwest Popular / American Culture Association (SWPACA)

 

45th Annual Conference, February 21-24, 2024

Marriott Albuquerque

Albuquerque, New Mexico

http://www.southwestpca.org

Submissions open on September 1, 2023

Proposal submission deadline: October 31, 2023

 

Celebrating the Centenary of the Harlem Renaissance: Legacy, Influence, and Contemporary Perspectives

updated: 
Friday, September 1, 2023 - 9:44am
GIRES-Global Institute for Research Education & Scholarship
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, November 15, 2023

Celebrating the Centenary of the Harlem Renaissance: Legacy, Influence, and Contemporary Perspectives

International Hybrid Conference
17-18 February 2024
University of Delft, The Netherlands

(In-Person/Physical Presence and Online Presentation sessions: 2 days)
(Virtual platform for pre-recorded presentations: 5 days)

 

Thematic Approach

GIRES, the Global Institute for Research Education & Scholarship dedicated to interdisciplinarity commemorates the Centenary of the Harlem Renaissance and explore the diverse aspects of the movement, highlight its lasting impact, and examine its relevance in contemporary society.

ICMS Kalamazoo (May 9-11, 2024): Session in Honor of V. A. Kolve (1): Laughter and Play

updated: 
Friday, September 1, 2023 - 9:44am
Christina Fitzgerald, University of Toledo
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 15, 2023

The Medieval and Renaissance Drama Society (MRDS) will honor V. A. Kolve (1934-2022) with a panel of topics on medieval drama at the International Congress on Medieval Studies at Western Michigan University, May 9-11, 2024. The Play Called Corpus Christi has been especially influential in medieval English drama studies, and its arguments about the significance of laughter, play, game, comic action, and time and space in the English biblical plays continue to shape the critical conversation. The MRDS invites those who have been influenced by Kolve’s work on early drama, or who studied or worked with him, to celebrate his legacy with papers that respond to or converse with Kolve’s contributions to the field.

IMC Leeds 2024 CFP: The Experience of Local Officialdom

updated: 
Friday, September 1, 2023 - 9:43am
Charlie Steinman
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 8, 2023

Call for Papers: Leeds IMC 2024, 1-4 July 2024 

 

The Experience of Local Officialdom in Europe and the Mediterranean, c.1000-1500: Between Order and Disorder 

 

Medievalism's marginalised makers: Leeds International Medieval Congress July 2024

updated: 
Friday, September 1, 2023 - 9:43am
Dr Fran Allfrey / University of York
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 15, 2023

In studies of medievalism, there is a flourishing bibliography analysing the work of artists and scholars of marginalised genders, races, and sexualities, including studies by Candace Barrington, Helen Brookman, Jane Chance, Joshua Davies, Caroline Dinshaw, Denis Ferhatović, Katie Garner, Jonathan Hsy, Clare Lees, Bob Mills, Gillian Overing, Elan J. Pavlinich, Mary Rambaran Olm, Matthew X. Vernon, and Bethany Whalley.

The medieval in museums: Leeds International Medieval Congress July 2024

updated: 
Friday, September 1, 2023 - 9:43am
Dr Fran Allfrey / University of York
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, September 18, 2023

We invite 15-minute papers examining presentations of the medieval in museum and heritage contexts. We invite interrogation of the social, political, historical, and cultural effects of museum and heritage work, including: 

  • practices of acquisition, curation, display, and interpretation; archives, record-keeping, and databases

  • education and community projects

  • digital presences

  • outreach or knowledge exchange activities run by field archaeologists or academics

  • performances or reenactments

Touring Travel Writing III: Between Fact and Fiction International Conference

updated: 
Friday, September 1, 2023 - 9:43am
Touring Travel Writing III: Between Fact and Fiction International Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, September 30, 2023

Venue: NOVA FCSH, Colégio Almada Negreiros (Campus de Campolide)

Date: November 9-10 2023

 

 

CETAPS (Centre for English, Translation and Anglo-Portuguese Studies, Universidade Nova, Lisbon) and CELIS (Centre de Recherches sur les Littératures et la Sociopoétique, Université Clermont Auvergne, Clermont-Ferrand) once again join efforts and organise this international conference which aims to be a locus of debate on the many facets of travel writing, a research area that has emerged as a relevant topic of study in the Humanities and Social Sciences in the last few decades.

 

 

 

Papers on the following topics are welcome:

 

Anglophone travel writing on the Portuguese-speaking world

Digital and Humanities Practices Across the Language Curriculum

updated: 
Friday, September 1, 2023 - 9:42am
NEMLA 2024
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, September 30, 2023

Dear Colleagues,

Please consider submitting an abstract to the following roundtable at the NeMLA's 56th convention in Boston (March 7-10) by September 30, 2023. Questions on the roundtable can be addressed to Arianna Fognani (afognani@sas.upenn.edu

FORMAT: Roundtable. Participants give brief, informal presentations followed by an open conversation and debate.  

NeMLA 2024: Cold War Scarcity

updated: 
Friday, September 1, 2023 - 9:42am
Arnav Adhikari
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, September 30, 2023

If this year's NeMLA Convention centers around the thematic of "surplus," this panel will consider its corollary in the problem of "scarcity." Situating our inquiry in the Global Cold War, which is shaped by the afterlives of decolonization, this panel asks: how might scarcity inflect our understanding of this period? Does it simply connote a lack or loss of unfulfilled revolutionary promises? Or does it point to a system of material debt that shapes cultural expression? Or, perhaps, scarcity might indicate a purposeful obfuscation of meaning that is consequently withdrawn from instrumentalization by political life, therefore incommensurate with nationalist or neo-imperial projects in the twentieth century.

NeMLA 2024: Refusal, Disruption, and Persistence in Academia (WGS Roundtable)

updated: 
Friday, September 1, 2023 - 9:42am
NeMLA
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, September 30, 2023

At the 2023 “Resilience, Failure, and Academic Identity” Roundtable, we participated in a candid conversation that generated inspiring ideas about “thrivance” and saying, “NO” in multiple and strategic ways. Building on this discussion, the 2024 WGS Sponsored Roundtable “Refusal, Disruption, and Persistence in Academia” focuses on strategies such as refusal, disruption, and persistence in academia from an intersectional perspective that focusses on gendered racialization.

NeMLA 2024: Sonidos y performance en cuerpos racializados en Latinoamérica

updated: 
Friday, September 1, 2023 - 9:41am
NeMLA: Northeast Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, September 30, 2023

Call for papers: NeMLA Boston, Massachusetts

March 7-10, 2024

Deadline: 30 de septiembre, 2023

https://cfplist.com/nemla/Home/S/20395

¡Hola colegas! Los invito  a participar en el panel qué estoy organizando junto a César Salgado: “Sonidos y performance en cuerpos racializados en Latinoamérica”

Entrenched Narratives, Hidden Figures: Reappraising Representations of War Across German Screen Media

updated: 
Friday, September 1, 2023 - 9:40am
Lawrence Alexander
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, November 30, 2023

In February 2022, German chancellor Olaf Scholz gave a speech to the German parliament in response to and denunciation of the Russian invasion of Ukraine. Describing the moment as a ‘turning point’, Scholz referred to Putin’s act of aggression as a watershed moment that altered geopolitical reality and announced a volte-face in Germany’s defence and energy policies. This conference adopts the contemporary moment, which also sees the reality and spectre of armed conflict across many parts of the Global South, as an inflection point for reconsidering representations of war across a range of screen media: from narrative cinema to moving image installation; streaming to VR. 

 

CFP: Afrofuturism in Black Literature, Film, Media & Culture

updated: 
Friday, September 1, 2023 - 9:39am
Coppin State University
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, September 25, 2023

CALL FOR PAPERS

AFROFUTURISM IN BLACK LITERATURE, MEDIA, FILM & CULTURE

Edited by DuEwa M. Frazier

Publisher: Routledge

SEEKING ABSTRACT SUBMISSIONS for EDITED VOLUME:

The dynamic tradition of Black literature and storytelling now stands at the crossroads of where historical realities meet with present day - dreams of Afro futures, to re-make, re-mix, re-store, and re-envision an ideal and artful world, from diverse points of view with the goal to inspire and educate current and future generations of scholars and creators.

TOPICS INCLUDED BUT NOT LIMITED TO:

Afrofuturism - Interviews & Reviews

Bending the Clock: Crip Time in Children’s and Young Adult Literature

updated: 
Friday, September 1, 2023 - 9:39am
Children's Literature Association Accessibility Committee
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, October 15, 2023

Albert Einstein famously told the world that time is relative, and theorists from various fields–including children’s literature and disability studies–continue to grapple with what that means for lived experience. Children’s literature (and childhood studies more broadly) scholars examine how societies believe young people move through time towards adulthood, leading to theories of developmentalism and stages of childhood (like Piaget’s). Conversely, disability scholars explore what has been termed crip time: the kind of time experienced by people whose disabilities mean that they engage with the world at a different pace than normative time.

CFP UPDATE Comics Get Medieval 2023: New Work on the Comics Medium in Medieval Studies (virtual) (9/15/2023; ICSM 10/26-28/2023)

updated: 
Friday, September 1, 2023 - 9:39am
Michael Torregrossa / The Medieval Comics Project
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 15, 2023

Comics Get Medieval 2023: New Work on the Comics Medium in Medieval Studies (virtual)

 

Call for Papers (UPDATED) - Please Submit Proposals by 15 September 2023

The Medieval in Cyberspace: 2023 International Conference for the Study of Medievalism

The UNICORN Castle (https://unicorn-castle.org/)

Online event: Thursday, 26 October, through Saturday, 28 October, 2023

 

Comics Get Medieval 2023: New Work on the Comics Medium in Medieval Studies (virtual)

 

Sponsoring Organization: Medieval Comics Project

Femspec - Call for Scholarly and Creative Submissions on Transgender Issues

updated: 
Friday, September 1, 2023 - 9:38am
Femspec
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 1, 2024

Discourse surrounding issues related to the transgender community is currently dominating the contemporary cultural conversation in the United States in an unprecedented way.  Against the backdrop of this discursive moment, Femspec calls for submissions for a special issue (Volume 24, Issue 1) dedicated to exploring speculative approaches to gender, and particularly to transgender identity and embodiment.  Femspec is an interdisciplinary, peer-reviewed feminist journal dedicated to science fiction, fantasy, magical realism, surrealism, myth, folklore, and other supernatural genres.  Femspec publishes both academic scholarship and creative writing.  For this issue, we seek both scholarly and creative work that interrogates the co

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