Over the past few decades we have seen a sharp rise in the number of central female characters in TV series, offering a wide palette of complex female identities, characters following very diverse narrative journeys. Whether we have in mind the genius and tortured nature of the heroine of Homeland (Showtime, 2011 - 2020) and Killing Eve (BBC One, 2018 -). Or the whole gallery of characters in Orange is the New Black (Netflix, 2013 - 2019) or the different seasons of This is England (Channel 4, 2006 – 2015),the importance of central female figures is well established and even conveyed and measured by monitoring centres of the audio-visual sector.
The International Vladimir Nabokov Society invites paper proposals for the 2023 MLA Convention (San Francisco, January 5-8) for a panel session on the topic “Nabokov and Curiosity.” Proposals should examine some aspect of curiosity as a theme in Nabokov’s works or as an approach to reading them.
Online settings foster mediated social actions that take place at the intersection of technologies, relationships, and cultures. This panel welcomes investigations & considerations of translingual, transmodal iterations of global English in online interactions.
Please send an abstart of 250 words to (CMigliaccio@mec.cuny.edu).
This is a guaranteed MLA 2023 panel organized by LSL (Language Studies and Linguistics) Global English forum.
Submission Deadline: Friday, 18 March 2022
Fall 2022, University of California, Berkeley
The Futures of Postcolonial Thought: Anticolonialism as Theory
September 30-October 2
MMLA: November 16-21, 2022, Hyatt Regency Minneapolis, Minneapolis, MN.
The Prescience of Margaret Atwood’s Works: Lessons from the Past to Illuminate the Post-Now
T.S. Eliot called Ulysses ‘the most important expression which the present age has found; … a book to which we are all indebted, and from which none of us can escape.’’ Indeed, after a century it is a book which is still read, discussed, translated, researched and which influences not only writers, but painters, musicians, philosophers, photographers, film directors.
We invite scholars and students from various fields to send proposals for a 15-minute paper with a creative approach towards any aspect of Joyce’s works.
Topics include, but are not limited to:
The Art of Subsidy / The Subsidy of Art
Performance Paradigm 18 (2023) — Call for Papers
CALL FOR ABSTRACTS
FOLIO: STORIES OF AUSTRALIAN COMICS
Online Conference April 2nd, 2022 (EST)
Call for Critical and Creative Proposals:
“Not all of us can say, with any degree of certainty, that we have always been human, or that we are only that.”
--Rosi Braidotti, The Posthuman (2013)
The International Shaw Society and the Shaw Festival invite scholars and theatre artists to present new work at the 19th annual Summer Shaw Symposium. The event will be held on-site at the Festival; a Zoom option is provided for those who wish to attend the presentations digitally.
Seriality, literarity and popular culture in picturebook studies
International call for papers
adapted with the help of Sophie Heywood (Associate Professor in French, University of Reading) in collaboration with Dominique Perrin, from the call for papers « Critiquer l’album sériel. Vers un décloisonnement des corpus légitimes et populaires dans les études sur l’album »)
Deadline for proposals (between 2000 and 3000 characters, spaces and bibliography included) plus a short biography and bibliography : 17 April 2022 to be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org
Margaaret Fuller Society
Conditions of Exile in the Nineteenth-Century and Beyond
The 119th annual conference of the Pacific Ancient & Modern Languages Association (PAMLA) will be held in Los Angeles at the UCLA Luskin Conference Center, from Friday, November 11, to Sunday, November 13, 2022.
Submissions are invited from researchers, curators, museum practitioners, artists, and other interested parties for an edited book on the emergent field of Children’s Museology, defined as “the production of museum content and programming not just for or about children, but also by and with children in ways that engage them as valued social actors and knowledge-bearers” (Patterson 2020).
Deadline for submissions: March 30, 2022
Contact email: email@example.com
From the famous castle of Hogwarts to Sunnydale high school and the magical academy of Aretuza, Fantasy stories are frequently set in school settings, especially when they are addressed to young readers and viewers. These familiar and possibly reassuring surroundings can hide important mysteries, including secret and magical passages or vampire-teachers, thus creating either worry or wonder.
CALL FOR CHAPTERS / CFP
We invite chapter proposals (300-500 words) for an edited volume of critical essays dealing with film director Peter Watkins to be published as part of the University of Edinburgh ReFocus series (series editors Robert Singer, Stefanie Van de Peer, and Gary D. Rhodes) which examines overlooked international directors and brings them to a constellation of new discourses.
Call for Contributions for a Special Issue of Victoriographies: A Journal of Nineteenth-Century Writing, 1790-1914 “Victorian Necropolitics” Deadline 15 April 2022
Dracones in Mundo: Dragons in Literature, Film, and Pop Culture: A Series of Edited Volumes.
This CFP focuses on folklore and mythology regarding dragons. I am looking for 4 or 5 essays to round out the volume.
Deadline for proposals: April 8, 2022
Deadline for first drafts: June 17, 2022
How to submit your proposal
Please send abstracts and a short biographical note to Rachel L. Carazo at firstname.lastname@example.org
Two-day symposium of the American Studies division at Leibniz University of Hannover, 22 & 23 September, 2022
Call for Papers - PAMLA Veterans Studies Panel
‘The Violence of Humour’
Call for papers : Summer issue deadline 30th June 2022
LCEKIMEP ISSN: 2709-5010
Contact Adel Aitym at LCEKIMEP@gmail.com
LCEKIMEP is an open access online journal that is published by KIMEP University four times per year. It incorporates the work of international scholars who are engaged in research in the areas of Applied Linguistics, Pedagogy, any aspect of Cultural Studies, Cultural Production and Criticism, and Environmental Humanities.
The English Language and Literature Association of Korea (ELLAK) presents its annual conference to be held virtually from Thursday, December 15 to Saturday, December 17, 2022.
MLA: 5–8 January, 2023, San Francisco, CA
Not Quite Human: Crakers, Pigoons, and Other Others in Margaret Atwood’s Works
Following recent bioengineering marvels and the first successful pig-to-human heart transplant, the Margaret Atwood Society panel welcomes proposals for papers on depictions of the nonhuman in Atwood’s works.
250-word abstract and bio are due to Lee Frew, email@example.com, March 15, 2022.
Console-ing Passions is an international group of feminist and queer scholars whose interests converge around the study of television, video, audio, and new media. The group was founded in 1989 and has been hosting conferences since 1992. CP conferences present opportunities for scholars at all levels of their careers to engage with feminism, media, and social change.
Console-ing Passions 2022, to be held at the University of Central Florida (UCF) Summer 2022, is organized by a team of feminist media scholars coordinated by Mel Stanfill and Anastasia Salter.
FORUM: Issues about Part-Time and Contingent Faculty is a peer-reviewed publication concerning working conditions, professional life, activism, and perspectives of non-tenure-track faculty in college composition and communication. It is published twice annually (alternately in the September issue of CCC and the March issue of TETYC) and is sponsored by the Conference on College Composition and Communication.
“The ordinary is a shifting assemblage of practices and practical knowledges, a scene of both liveness and exhaustion, a dream of escape or of the simple life.” - Kathleen Stewart, Ordinary Affects
This MLA Special Session panel invites papers that interrogate the affordances and stakes of mobilizing marginalized affects, or elucidating affects that move between marginalized bodies in contemporary American literature and culture.
Lauren Berlant characterized affect as the “body’s response to the world, something you’re always catching up to.” And yet critics often overlook the role of material bodies and embodiment in the circulation and impact of affect. How can we put the questions of embodiment and materiality back into the study of affect theory? What can be gained from studying bodily affectations in marginalized lives?
Other questions/topics to consider:
"Athena: Philosophical Studies" No. 17, 2022 (editors: Audronė Žukauskaitė, Denis Petrina)
Thematic issue "Transformations of Biopolitics in the Time of Crisis"