The Comparative Literature and Cultural Studies Renaissance/Early Modern forum of the MLA invites proposals for a guaranteed roundtable at MLA 2022 (Washington, D.C., 6-9 January). Thus far, there has been little work at the intersection of early modern critical race and trans studies. We invite new and in progress work to be presented in 5-8 minute talks. We particularly welcome comparative and transnational perspectives and work by graduate students. Please send brief CV and 300 word abstracts to firstname.lastname@example.org by Thursday, March 25, 2021.
Many Regimes of Capital in the Postdigital Age
We are delighted to announce the return of the Technology and Socialization conference series.
Due to Covid-19 situation we decided that the conference Many Regimes of Capital in the Postdigital Age will be held fully online. New date for the conference is 21-22 October 2021, with abstracts due May 31 2021.
We are also glad to inform you that new keynote speakers confirmed their attendance in our conference. All details and the full Call for Papers can be found below.
We are waiting for your submissions and hope to see you again soon!
CALL FOR PAPERS
2021 NKAELL(The New Korean Association of English Language & Literature) Spring Conference
Date: May 31, 2021 (Wednesday)
Theme: Hôte(Host/Guest): Between Hospitality and Inhospitality
CFP – FES 10 (2022)
Aftermaths. Vulnerable Times, Vanishing Places, Toxic Erasures
A small number of entries for London's East End: A Short Encyclopedia (under contract, McFarland; ed. Kevin A. Morrison) remain unassigned in the "Literature" category. A list appears below. Entries for this category should range from 50-350 words. Established scholars, early career researchers, and advanced graduate students—those who, in a US context, have passed their qualifying exams—are welcome. Interested individuals may contact the volume's managing editor to have one or more entries assigned to them and request a style guide.
All Our Yesterdays
Analogies and metaphors (East End)
The Big Bow Mystery
A small number of entries for London's East End: A Short Encyclopedia (under contract, McFarland; ed. Kevin A. Morrison) remain unassigned in the "Film, Television, Music, Theater" category. A list appears below. Entries for this category should range from 50-350 words. Established scholars, early career researchers, and advanced graduate students—those who, in a US context, have passed their qualifying exams—are welcome. Interested individuals may contact the volume's managing editor to have the entry assigned to them and request a style guide.
Annie Wobler (Wesker)
The Bells go Down (Dearden)
Bespoke Overcoat (Clayton)
Last Call for Chapters: Japanese Horror
Edited by Subashish Bhattacharjee (Jawaharlal Nehru University),
Ananya Saha (Jawaharlal Nehru University) and
Fernando Gabriel Pagnoni Berns (Universidad de Buenos Aires, Argentina)
We, the editors, are looking for four additional chapters for our book on Japanese horror. The deadline for the full manuscript to Lexington Press is May 10, 2021, so potential contributors must have in mind the process will be quickly as possible. Below, our original CFP.
Call for submissions to the Journal of Black Mountain College Studies (Spring 2021)
We solicit and welcome your submissions of academic articles, essays, reviews, poetry, images and forms of artistic expression. As an interdisciplinary journal, we aim to represent authors and creators from diverse backgrounds, disciplines, and perspectives, and we are open to any format that can be expressed online.
CALL for PAPERS
Demeter Press is seeking submissions for an edited collection entitled:
Care(ful) Relationships Between Mothers and the Caregivers They Hire
Editors: Katie B. Garner, PhD and Andrea O’Reilly, PhD
Deadline for Abstracts: June 1, 2021
CfP 2021 IAMAS Conference: Building Racial Equity In and Across Motherhood
Dates: Sept 24-26, 2021
The IAMAS 2021 conference is a three-day, interactive event. This year’s conference theme will examine the ways race and ethnicity impact motherhood, mothering practices, motherhood research/scholarship, and activism about and by mothers. We intend to examine aspects of race that prevent more mothers from thriving while giving ample room to celebrate growth, community, and positivity.
Twenty years since its publication, this roundtable celebrates the impact, enduring relevance, and potentials of Karen Shimakawa's monograph National Abjection for the interdisciplinary humanities in the US and beyond. Please submit 300-word abstracts for consideration.
The MLA Annual Convention will be in Washington, DC, 6–9 January 2022.
Deadline for submissions: Saturday, 20 March 2021
Rustem Ertug Altinay, Kadir Has Univ (email@example.com)
Vivian Huang, Williams College (firstname.lastname@example.org)
CALL FOR PAPERS
Camps, (In)justice, and Solidarity in the Americas
Commemoration of the 20th Anniversary of the Guantánamo Bay Detention Camps
January 28-31, 2022, University of Graz, Austria
The 1st Graz/Puerto Rico International Conference on Human Rights
from an Inter-American Perspective
Teaching Twentieth- and Twenty-First-Century US Short Fiction
Edited by Jeehyun Lim and John K. Young
Call for Book Reviews Junctions Issue 6.1: Decolonizing the University
Contemporary Latinx writers, visual artists, dancers, and performance artists enact, embody, cross, and defy multiple borders – those of nation, gender, race, language, climate, species, among others – in their work. In doing so they often draw on indigenous and other inherited forms of cultural expression, reclaiming and resignifying them in the process. The tension between the desire to belong to a rooted community and the longing to break away from a prescriptive collective is a hallmark of Latinx expression on various borders – ranging from the Chihuahuan desert to the Massacre River.
We are happy to invite students, professors and researchers from all over the world to contribute with original articles and studies to our latest number of the CONCEPT academic journal, published by the “I.L. Caragiale” National University of Theater and Film in Bucharest, with the topic ART, CULTURE AND CENSORSHIP.
Attached you will find the Call for papers and Guidelines for authors. We would be grateful if you could disseminate them among your students and colleagues. ***
CALL FOR PAPERS
Concept vol. 21 no. 1/ 2021
ARTĂ, CULTURĂ & CENZURĂ
ART, CULTURE & CENSORSHIP
This year's MMLA conference was originally scheduled to be held last fall. MMLA 2021 will be held at Milwaukee, WI, or in a virtual format if necessary. The conference theme remains the same.
The Comparative Literature section of the MMLA invites proposals for papers that engage with this year's conference theme, "Cultures of Collectivity." Papers addressing the following suggested MMLA topics from a transnational, cross-cultural, and/or interdisciplinary perspective would be particularly relevant:
CALL FOR PAPERS: JOURNAL OF SCREEN TRANSLATION STUDIES
Italian Voices, English Texts: Dubbing, Subtitles, and Cross-Cultural (Mis)Communications.
2021 The Maxine Hong Kingston Society will sponsor two panels for the 2021 ALA, both having to do with influence and association. “Before” will focus on writers who have influenced Kingston’s work and “After” will take up the matter of writers her work has influenced. Please see the ALA web sit for details about this year's conference, which will also include the possibility of virtual participation: https://americanliteratureassociation.org/ala-conferences/ala-annual-con...
Modern Language Association 2022: William Faulkner Society Call for Papers
The William Faulkner Society invites papers on any topic related to Faulkner. We especially welcome proposals integrating the Presidential theme, “Multilingual US.” Proposals should include a brief author biography. Send by March 22 to email@example.com. (This is an extension of our March 19 deadline stated on the MLA website.)
The Victorians Institute is excited to welcome you to Charlotte, NC on
October 22-23rd 2021 for our rebooted annual conference:
“Reflections/Refractions: Victorian(ist) Ways of Seeing." This conference
seeks essays that explore how Victorians saw their world, how they depicted
what they saw, and the ways that modern scholars, in turn, see the
Victorians. Papers or panels on poetry, prose, nonfiction, biography,
digital humanities, or visual art are welcome, as are presentations on the
pedagogy and ethics of teaching Victorian literature (either during or not
during a global pandemic).
Wednesday 9th & Thursday 10th June 2021
Muslim Writing, Writing Muslimness in Europe: Transcultural Literary Approaches
CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS
ISSUE 13: MASKS
A little more than a year since the COVID-19 pandemic began, masks have become an ever-present symbol of our own historical moment. Yet, apart from their present topicality, masks have long played a part in literature and the arts. For this thirteenth issue of Oxford Research in English (ORE), we invite articles that examine the textual, intertextual, and extratextual ways in which masks feature, are performed, or are regarded more generally in literature.
DEADLINE FOR ABSTRACTS EXTENDED TO 15 APRIL 2021
Festschrift for Andries W. Oliphant
We hereby welcome contributions to the seminar “Shakespeare on Television” for the 11th World Shakespeare Congress: Shakespeare Circuits (Singapore, 18-24 July 2021), to be held online.
If you are interested, please send a short abstract between 100 and 300 words and your short bio by April 1, 2021 to the listed email address and enrol for our seminar by making it your first choice on the form on the conference website (http://184.108.40.206:9090/wsc2021/Seminars.html#form-tag).
26. Shakespeare on Television
Issue 63: April 2022: Exploring Motherly Instincts: Representation of Mothers in Indian Cinema [Last date for submission: 28 February, 2022; Date of publication: 1 April, 2022]
Guest-Editor: Srija Sanyal, Research Scholar, Ronin Institue, USA.
**DEADLINE EXTENDED TO MARCH 21, 2021**
Afrosouthernfuturism and the Black Speculative Arts
Call for Abstracts: Edited Volume on Medical Culture in East Asian Cinema and Media
Editors: Ling Zhang (SUNY Purchase College), Yuqian Yan (Washington University in St. Louis), and Pao-chen Tang (University of Manchester)
Messengers from the Stars: Episode VI
School of Arts and Humanities, University of Lisbon
November 25-26, 2021
Nature and Overnature in SF and Fantasy Discourses
Science Fiction and Fantasy are lasting fields of inquiring into today’s world. They have become privileged means to question issues of aesthetic, ethical, political, social, economic, environmental and historical nature with high impact on contemporary societies. They have promoted hot-button issues and rich critical debates in literature as well as in cinema, TV, and videogames among other media.