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Call for Book Chapter Proposals: Politics and the Western

updated: 
Tuesday, October 5, 2021 - 3:47pm
Damien Picariello / University of South Carolina Sumter
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, October 18, 2021

CALL FOR BOOK CHAPTER PROPOSALS

We’re seeking chapter-length contributions to an edited volume on politics and the Western. The working title for this project is A Fistful of Politics: The Western and Political Thought. We’re anticipating that much of our collection will deal with Western films, but we’re open to—and excited about—contributions that discuss anything within the Western genre (prose fiction, films, television series, comics, poetry, video games, theater, music, etc.) in connection with politics and political thought.

CFP: New Approaches to Critical Bibliography and the Material Text

updated: 
Tuesday, October 5, 2021 - 3:47pm
Kate Ozment, Special Editor of Criticism
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, November 8, 2021

“New Approaches to Critical Bibliography and the Material Text”

CFP for Special Issue of Criticism edited by Lisa Maruca and Kate Ozment

 

Deadlines

Abstracts Due: Monday, Nov. 8, 2021

Full Manuscripts: May 2, 2022

Intended Publication: Fall 2022

 

ACLA 2022: Teaching Fiction and Immigration

updated: 
Tuesday, October 5, 2021 - 3:47pm
Vivian Kao/Lawrence Technological University
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, October 31, 2021

https://www.acla.org/teaching-fiction-and-immigration American Comparative Literature Association Conference in Taipei, Taiwan: June 15-18, 2022 Seminar Title: Teaching Fiction and Immigration This seminar invites proposals centered on the practice of teaching fictional texts that focus on immigration and immigrant experiences. Proposals may address the teaching of fictional texts of any time period, genre, medium, or geographic/linguistic origin.

Edited volume: Narratives of Gendered Abuse in Academia

updated: 
Tuesday, October 5, 2021 - 3:46pm
Mary K Holland, SUNY New Paltz and Carrie Rohman, Lafayette College
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, April 1, 2022

The popularity of the Netflix Series The Chair seems to be tied to its hyperbolic depictions of faintly legitimate power struggles that circulate on contemporary college campuses. But in focusing on the slapstick character Bill Dobson (male, white, hopelessly romantic), the narrative offers a political feint that distracts from actual abuses of power in academic life, abuses that are often misogynistic. While the #MeToo movement as a cultural, feminist, and antiracist force has been slowly and steadily uncovering and altering landscapes of gendered harassment and abuse across our society, academia itself as an abusive culture has remained fairly immune to these critiques.

»Being Old – or Doing Age? Sketching Age in Comics« #9 CLOSURE

updated: 
Tuesday, October 5, 2021 - 3:46pm
CLOSURE: Kiel University e-Journal for Comics Studies #9
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, December 15, 2021

Call for Papers – CLOSURE: Kiel University e-Journal for Comics Studies #9

(November 2022)

Thematic Section: »Being Old – or Doing Age? Sketching Age in Comics« 

Open Section

Anthologies, Zines, and Magazines: The Collaborative Avant-Garde (ACLA 2022)

updated: 
Tuesday, October 5, 2021 - 3:45pm
ACLA 2022
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, October 31, 2021

The avant-garde has often been defined by its asserted antagonism towards existing norms, and, in turn, critiqued for its ultimate co-option or complicity in those norms. Building on this rich tradition of reflection on the significance and role of the avant-garde, this seminar is interested in shifting the focus to its collaborative dimensions: its networks and communities of production and consumption, including editors and publishers, distributors and readers, and literary networks and communities, alongside the more-studied figure of the individual artist/author. Robert Darnton has influentially referred to this as a “communications circuit”; Mark S.

…and Reimagining, Recentering, Reconstructing a Broken System…

updated: 
Tuesday, October 5, 2021 - 3:45pm
Students of English Studies Association, California State University Fresno
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, November 5, 2021

  

 

SESA

Students of English Studies Association

 

Call for Papers

Students of English Studies Association Symposium 2021 – December 9-10, 2021

 

…and Reimagining   

Recentering,

Reconstructing

a Broken System…

 

Johnson and Pope: Agon or Admiration Society?

updated: 
Tuesday, October 5, 2021 - 3:45pm
American Society for 18th Century Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, October 8, 2021

   "Johnson and Pope: Agon or Admiration Society?" Timothy Erwin, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, timothy.erwin@unlv.edu At the 2020 ASECS meeting in Toronto a speaker suggested that Samuel Johnson and Alexander Pope engaged in "a lifelong agon." The idea deserves sustained discussion. When the unknown Johnson published "London" (1738), he entered willingly or not into a competition with Pope, whose "One Thousand Seven Hundred and Thirty Eight: A Dialogue" appeared about the same time. Pope was impressed, saying of the anonymous author that his identity would soon be known.

Rage, Resilience, and Response (April 6-9, 2022)

updated: 
Tuesday, October 5, 2021 - 3:45pm
College Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, October 15, 2021

81st Annual College Language Association Convention

“Rage, Resilience, & Response”

April 6-9, 2022

Emory University

Westin Atlanta Perimeter North

7 Concourse Parkway NE

Atlanta, GA 30305

 

Call for Proposals

Transition of Romanticism through Ages.

updated: 
Tuesday, October 5, 2021 - 3:44pm
Ayushi Rakesh
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, October 3, 2021

Romantic Poets have always been viewed as Nature poets. The stereotype of nature, pastoral, or sceneries has been the trademark. But as literature students, we come across the point, is romantic poetry limited to nature, sky, river, and brooks? 

The best part about this small question is the ambiguity of the answer. On the superficial level, romantic poetry and Victorian poetry are confined to nature poetry. But Blake and Wordsworth are not the torchbearers of romanticism. The credit goes to Geoffrey Chaucer, the father of poetry. Chaucer has written The Canterbury tales has elements of romanticism.

7th Derrida Today Conference

updated: 
Tuesday, October 5, 2021 - 3:44pm
Derrida Today
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, November 15, 2021

The Derrida Today Conference will focus on the ongoing value of either Derrida’s work, or deconstruction, to the political-ethical, cultural, artistic and public debates and philosophical futures that confront us. The conference will be broadly interdisciplinary and invites contributions from a range of academic, disciplinary and cultural contexts. We will accept papers and panel proposals from scholars, academics and postgraduates, on any aspect of Derrida’s work, or deconstruction, in relation to various topics as well as contemporary issues.

Memories of War in Other Worlds: Approaches to War Literature and Memories from the Global South

updated: 
Tuesday, October 5, 2021 - 3:44pm
American Comparative Literature Association
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, October 31, 2021

Memories of military conflicts from both combatants and non-combatants alike have been a key tool in analyzing the unique traumas and socio-cultural affects of modern warfare. Scholars such as Samuel Hynes and Paul Fussell have done seminal work in articulating theoretical approaches to understanding the memories of bearing witness to modern war. Yet, mainstream war literature largely recounts the white voices from the West.

Poetry and Poetics (Critical) Papers and Panels for Southwest American/Popular Culture Association Conference

updated: 
Tuesday, October 5, 2021 - 3:43pm
Southwest American/Popular Culture Association
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, October 31, 2021

Submissions are open for the 2022 Conference!

Proposals for papers and panels are now being accepted for the 43rd annual SWPACA conference to take place February 23-26, 2022, in Albuquerque, New Mexico! One of the nation’s largest interdisciplinary academic conferences, SWPACA offers nearly 70 subject areas, each typically featuring multiple panels.

 We are now forming panels for presentations of American poetry and poetics criticism at our 2022 conference. There are no limits in regard to historical period, topic, or theme, and we welcome panel proposals, especially those that include panelists from multiple institutions.

 

The Sense of Taste in the Middle Ages and the Renaissance

updated: 
Tuesday, October 5, 2021 - 3:43pm
Medieval and Renaissance Forum
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, January 15, 2022

42nd Annual Medieval and Renaissance Forum:

The Sense of Taste in the Middle Ages and the Renaissance

Keene State College

Keene, NH, USA

Friday and Saturday April 29-30, 2022

 

Call for Papers and Sessions

We are delighted to announce that the 42nd Medieval and Renaissance Forum: The Sense of Taste in the Middle Ages and the Renaissance will take place on Friday, April 29 and Saturday April 30, 2022 at Keene State College in Keene, New Hampshire. The fourth in a series of five annual conferences dedicated to the five senses, the 42nd Medieval and Renaissance Forum will focus on all culinary and savory experiences in the Middle Ages and the Renaissance.

 

Disasters, Apocalypses, and Catastrophes (PCA)

updated: 
Tuesday, October 5, 2021 - 3:43pm
Popular Culture Association (PCA) National Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, November 15, 2021

Popular Culture Association

Seattle April 13-16, 2022

Subject Area: Disasters, Apocalypses, and Catastrophes

Deadline: November 15, 2021

Scope of the paper topics accepted under this area:

Romancing the Gothic Lecture/Class Series - Horror, Gothic, Romance, Supernatural and Folklore talks

updated: 
Tuesday, October 5, 2021 - 3:43pm
Romancing the Gothic Project
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, March 31, 2022

Romancing the Gothic is a free online education project which started in March 2020 and provides classes and talks on various aspects of horror, the Gothic, the supernatural, folklore and more. We put on talks each week which are then also made available online for participants. To see the YouTube channel and previous classes from a variety of speakers - https://www.youtube.com/user/Ymdol1

ACLA 2022: The Novel from Land to Sea

updated: 
Tuesday, October 5, 2021 - 3:43pm
Victoria Baena, Kathleen DeGuzman
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, October 31, 2021

In this seminar, we hope to rethink long-held associations between novel and nation-state in light of recent insights from oceanic studies, archipelagic studies, as well as transatlantic, transpacific, and Indian Ocean contexts. What kinds of genres and narrative frameworks unfold from a maritime, as opposed to land-based, perspective? How do novelists negotiate these commitments across multiple scales—and what ways of reading emerge by centering islands, coasts, ports, and other liminal spaces?

Update, New Submission Deadline – NeMLA 2022 - “Resonating Voices: 17th- and 18th-century French Writers” (Panel)

updated: 
Tuesday, October 5, 2021 - 3:43pm
Dr. Stéphane Natan, Professor of French, Rider University / 53rd Northeast Modern Language Association Annual Convention, Baltimore, MD - March 10-13, 2022
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, October 15, 2021

This panel focuses on uncovering ideas and philosophies proposed by 17th- and 18th-century French writers to criticize, change, or improve their world. We discuss their thoughts, beliefs, and value systems in light of the reality of their time. 17th- and 18th-century authors can include female and male philosophers, moralists, essayists, poets, novelists, and playwrights. Method of analysis is open.

Submit abstracts (300 words maximum) by October 15, 2021 (deadline extended), to Session ID # 19144

Abstracts must be submitted through NeMLA's website: https://www.cfplist.com/nemla/Home/S/19144

Poetics of Authenticity / ACLA 2022

updated: 
Tuesday, October 5, 2021 - 3:42pm
Ron Ben-Tovim / Ben-Gurion University
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, October 31, 2021

What does “authenticity” denote in the study literature? Is there a way of writing authentically, reading authentically, or is authenticity just the effect of certain kinds of literary tension or structure? This seminar will study the many ways of understanding the notion of authenticity in textual study. While the seminar aims to focus on the interplay between the fictional and the nonfictional in literatures of all periods, the panel would more than welcome papers dealing with other aspects of “authenticity” in artistic creation such as, but not limited to:

Historicity and factualness in literature

Memoir and witness accounts 

Reader response and its authenticities (cognitive studies)

MCLLM 30th Conference "Tough But Necessary Conversations" Seeking Conference Paper and Panel Proposals

updated: 
Tuesday, October 5, 2021 - 3:42pm
Midwestern Conference on Literature, Language, & Media
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, December 18, 2021

The 30th Annual Midwestern Conference on Literature, Language, and Media (MCLLM) at Northern Illinois University in DeKalb, Illinois, is currently accepting proposals for 15-20 minute presentations from individuals and panels. This year's conference theme is "Tough But Necessary Conversations: Social Justice in Literature, Language, and Media." This theme encourages argument-driven papers that explore topics concerned with social justice and its surrounding topics of diversity, representation, equality, equity, fairness, etc. in relation to literature, language, and media in a wide variety of mediums.

ACLA 2022: The Place of Podcasts in the Humanities

updated: 
Tuesday, October 5, 2021 - 3:42pm
American Comparative Literature Association
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, October 31, 2021

 

Podcasts have left the garage and entered the university. This seminar considers the ever-expanding place of podcasts and podcasting in humanities research, teaching, and scholarship. Are podcasts welcome alternatives to the gatekeeping of academic journals and exclusive conferences? Or is “start a podcast” the new “learn to code,” just another skill that humanities scholars must adopt to stay relevant in a shrinking field? Do podcasts encourage new forms of scholarship, knowledge, and collaboration? What are the intersections between podcasts and the fields of public humanities, digital humanities, and sound studies? 

Call for submission

updated: 
Tuesday, October 5, 2021 - 3:42pm
Faculty of Women for Arts and Science and Education
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, November 11, 2021

Violence against Women (VAW)" Special Issue of the International Journal of Childhood and Women's Studies deadline for submissions: November 1, 2021 full name / name of organization: Faculty of Women for Arts, Science & Education, Ain Shams University contact email: IJCWS_journal@women.asu.edu.eg 

Call for papers

"Violence against Women (VAW)"

Special Issue of the International Journal of Childhood and Women's Studies

ISSN: 2682-4361 (print) & E-ISSN 2682-437X (online)

 

Call for Papers, The Profession at CEA 2022

updated: 
Tuesday, October 5, 2021 - 3:42pm
College English Association CEA
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, November 1, 2021

Call for Papers, The Profession at CEA 2022

March 31-April 2, 2022 | Birmingham, Alabama

Sheraton Hotel, Birmingham | 2201 Richard Arrington Jr Blvd N, Birmingham, AL 35203

The College English Association, a gathering of scholar-teachers in English studies, welcomes proposals for presentations on The Profession for our 52nd annual conference. Submit your proposal at www.cea-web.org

Call for Papers: Visual and Material Culture at CEA 2022

updated: 
Tuesday, October 5, 2021 - 3:41pm
College English Association CEA
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, November 1, 2021

Call for Papers, Visual and Material Culture at CEA 2022

March 31-April 2, 2022 | Birmingham, Alabama

Sheraton Hotel, Birmingham | 2201 Richard Arrington Jr Blvd N, Birmingham, AL 35203

The College English Association, a gathering of scholar-teachers in English studies, welcomes proposals for presentations on Visual and Material Culture for our 52nd annual conference. Submit your proposal at www.cea-web.org

Totality and Culture, a special issue of Qui Parle

updated: 
Tuesday, October 5, 2021 - 3:41pm
Qui Parle: Critical Humanities and Social Sciences
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, September 1, 2022

Is theoretical resistance to totality still viable today, in this moment of totalizing crisis? How might we reclaim totality as a conceptual ground that can account for the relationship between experience, on the one hand, and the historical-material processes that shape cultural production, on the other? Almost a century after György Lukács reinstated the concept at the very center of Marx’s project, and some four decades since the publication of Fredric Jameson’s The Political Unconscious, we are compelled to ask: how might we think about cultural production, circulation, and consumption in relation with, rather than in opposition to, totality? 

Spaces, Narratives, and Technologies of Care

updated: 
Tuesday, October 5, 2021 - 3:41pm
Northeast Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, October 15, 2021

This panel is interested in critiques of narratives and representations of spaces and technologies of care, including the medicalization of homes, disabling spaces in the home, examinations of how bodied and disembodied artificial intelligence may change geographies of care, deterritorialization of long-term care facilities, the cosmopolitanized spaces of care in hotels, the gendered and racialized politics of service industries, and the promotion or promise of care through mediated forms of print and digital technologies.

NeMLA 2022 Panel -- Care, Knowledge, and Subjectivity: Foucault’s Epimeleia

updated: 
Tuesday, October 5, 2021 - 2:28pm
Marina Malli / SUNY Binghamton
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, October 15, 2021

**Deadline extended**

This panel seeks to explore the contemporary uses of the Greek “care” or epimeleia particularly in ways enabled by Michel Foucault’s analysis of the notion connecting to (self)knowledge, subjectivity, and mode of life.

 

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