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CfP: Form and Its Discontents, a special issue of Qui Parle

updated: 
Tuesday, June 4, 2024 - 8:06pm
Qui Parle: Critical Humanities and Social Sciences (Duke University Press)
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, September 1, 2024

Call for Papers: Form and its Discontents, a special issue of Qui Parle

 

Thus formless is not only an adjective having a given meaning, but a term that serves to bring things down in the world, generally requiring that each thing have its form. What it designates has no rights in any sense and gets itself squashed everywhere, like a spider or an earthworm. 

— Georges Bataille, Informe (“Formless”), 1929

 

American women novelists of the 21st Century

updated: 
Tuesday, June 4, 2024 - 2:08pm
Godfrey Maotcha
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, August 31, 2024

Calls are being made for entries into a biographical dictionary of American women Novelists of the 21st century for possible publication into a book form. 

  Godfrey Maotcha is a Malawian Journalist and writer whose first ebook '16 American Women Poets From Bradstreet to Dove ' 2023 was self published and distributed by Draft2Digital of Oklahoma.  Although there have been publications on all genres of literature by women, few studies have looked at women novelists. 

A One-Day International Seminar & Panel-Discussion in Blended Mode

updated: 
Tuesday, June 4, 2024 - 11:58am
Centre for Research in Posthumanities, Bankura University
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, June 28, 2024

 

Fluid Identities: Counter-heteronormative Performance and the Posthuman Ethos

(Date of the Event: 31.07.2024; 11AM-5PM IST, Wednesday)

Convener: Dr. Subhadeep Paul, Assistant Professor, Department of English, Bankura University and Joint Coordinator, CRP, BKRU.

 

Fluid Identities: Counter-heteronormative Performance and the Posthuman Ethos

updated: 
Tuesday, June 4, 2024 - 11:58am
Centre for Research in Posthumanities, Bankura University
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, June 28, 2024

Centre for Research in Posthumanities, Bankura University

Presents

A One-Day International Seminar & Panel-Discussion in Blended Mode on

Fluid Identities: Counter-heteronormative Performance and the Posthuman Ethos

(Date of the Event: 31.07.2024; 11AM-5PM IST, Wednesday)

Convener: Dr. Subhadeep Paul, Assistant Professor, Department of English, Bankura University and Joint Coordinator, CRP, BKRU.

 

British Marxism and Cultural Studies Today

updated: 
Tuesday, June 4, 2024 - 11:33am
Journal for the Study of British Cultures
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, July 17, 2024

British Marxism and Cultural Studies Today

Call for Contributions

Journal for the Study of British Cultures 32.2 (2025)

edited by Sebastian Berg & Claus-Ulrich Viol

 

Litinfinite Journal Call for Papers

updated: 
Tuesday, June 4, 2024 - 11:32am
Litinfinite Journal
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, June 30, 2024

Litinfinite JournalJuly 2024(Vol 6 Issue I)

On

Literature, Media, Culture and Censorship

E-ISSN: 2582-0400 | CODEN: LITIBR

www.litinfinite.com

All the manuscripts should be mailed to litinfinitejournal@gmail.com

Abstract (150-200 words), Keywords – (5-6), and Final research papers of 4000-6000 words (including citations) should be submitted by 30th June 2024

(The Bengali research manuscripts should be accompanied by English title, author(s) details, keywords, abstracts, and references)

We also welcome interviews (3-5 pages, with a 100-word bio of the interviewer and the interviewee) and

FRAME 38.1 "Page to Planet"

updated: 
Tuesday, June 4, 2024 - 11:31am
FRAME Journal of Literary Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 6, 2024

One of the primary challenges in confronting the climate crisis is effectively representing its magnitude and impact on both the environment and humanity. The quest for a sustainable future cannot be fulfilled without the capacity of imagining one. As Timothy Clark argues in his work on scale framing (Ecocriticism on the Edge, 2015), the act of imagining requires placing concepts within specific temporal and contextual frameworks. Envisioning the complex effects and mechanisms of climate change necessitates grappling with unprecedented and expansive scales. Environmental fiction has emerged as a literary field that attempts to capture these scales and their interplays.

Techno-Orientalism and Genre

updated: 
Tuesday, June 4, 2024 - 11:29am
Seohye Kwon/ Louisiana State University
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, June 30, 2024

This session at the 2024 Pacific Ancient & Modern Language Association (PAMLA) conference will explore the tendency of contemporary literary works to portray non-human entities through a racial lens. We invite papers that examine this trend in the context of techno-Orientalism, which often reduces and objectifies the image of Asians to that of the hyper-modern. Submissions may adopt either a theoretical or a literary analysis approach. Please check the details here: View Session (ballastacademic.com).

Here's general information about the conference: 121st Annual Conference (Palm Springs, CA) - Nov. 7-10, 2024 - PAMLA

Volume - 5, Issue - 1, 2024

updated: 
Tuesday, June 4, 2024 - 11:28am
Maheswari Publishers (The publishing unit of PANDIAN EDUCATIONAL TRUST- TN32D0026797)
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, June 30, 2024

Aims and Scope

ARN Volume – 2, Issue 1, June 2024

updated: 
Tuesday, June 4, 2024 - 11:28am
Maheswari Publishers (The publishing unit of PANDIAN EDUCATIONAL TRUST- TN32D0026797)
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, June 30, 2024

Call for

Academic Research News (கல்வி ஆராய்ச்சி செய்திகள் Kalvi Ārāycci Ceytikaḷ) publishes articles in bi-yearly schedule (June and December). Research articles should be sent to  editorarn@pandianeducationaltrust.com / arnmultijournal@gmail.com . Research articles are published online bi-yearly for the benefit of the green environment. Researchers, professors, and freelance writers are welcome to submit their articles, short communications and reviews.

Whither Integrative Humanities? Paths and Challenges

updated: 
Tuesday, June 4, 2024 - 11:28am
The Department of English Literature, The English and Foreign Languages University, Hyderabad. India
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, July 5, 2024

The Department of English Literature, The English and Foreign Languages University, Hyderabad, is organizing a three-day international conference entitled “Whither Integrative Humanities? Paths and Challenges” from 28th to 30th August, 2024.

Literary Druid - Regular Issue July 2024

updated: 
Tuesday, June 4, 2024 - 11:28am
Maheswari Publishers (The publishing unit of PANDIAN EDUCATIONAL TRUST- TN32D0026797)
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, June 30, 2024

Literary Druid is a journal that fosters research and creative writing in English. It welcomes all nationals to contribute for learning and research purposes. The perspective of Literary Druid is to create a niche platform for academicians and patrons to share their intellect to enrich the English language and Literature. I welcome all to learn and share.

Narrative Nonfiction in the Creation and Understanding of Identity in Turbulent Times

updated: 
Tuesday, June 4, 2024 - 11:21am
Dr. Amy Leshinsky / Northeast Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, September 30, 2024

Educators empower students through narrative nonfiction and writing that allows for empathy, candid discussion, and articulation of self. This roundtable will seek to examine how narrative nonfiction literature and writing is used in a variety of contexts and courses to engage students and empower them to embrace facets of their identities and strengthen their ties to our national and international community.

This roundtable seeks collegiate voices that will contribute to a robust conversation on narrative nonfiction literature and writing with a focus on how we use narrative nonfictiton and writing to help students navigate conceptions of their identity and negotiate their place in the world. Topics can include, but are not limited to:

Fall 2024 Conference on Christopher Marlowe’s Plays—“A Marlowe for All Seasons”

updated: 
Tuesday, June 4, 2024 - 11:20am
Resurgens Theatre Company / Georgia State University
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, August 5, 2024

Resurgens Theatre Company, along with the Georgia State University Department of English, is pleased to announce our third biennial conference on early modern verse drama by Shakespeare’s contemporaries, “A Marlowe for All Seasons.” We’re calling for papers that examine some aspect of Christopher Marlowe’s plays in performance, from the Elizabethan era through the current day, but also welcome topics involving Marlovian influence on the development of Renaissance drama and/or early modern print culture. The conference will be held on September 20 and 21, 2024 at the historic Pythagoras Masonic Temple (108 E.

ReFocus: The International Directors Series: David Cronenberg

updated: 
Tuesday, June 4, 2024 - 11:20am
Subashish Bhattacharjee and Anik Sarkar
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, September 30, 2024

 

ReFocus: The International Directors Series: David Cronenberg

 

Canadian filmmaker David Cronenberg is widely regarded as one of the finest proprietors of the body-horror genre. Cronenberg’s filmography traverses the realm of the corporeal beyond its bare form, testing the limits of what a body can do. His films explore the intricate relations between the market, science, and desire. Cronenberg also examines disease and illness, situating their grotesque ramifications in the soma and the psyche, while many other later film narratives diverge from Cronenberg’s earlier focus on body horror to exhibit a wide spectrum of directorial capabilities. 

 

CfP Journal of Historical Fictions

updated: 
Tuesday, June 4, 2024 - 11:20am
Journal of Historical Fictions / Historical Fictions Research Network
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, December 17, 2024

CfP Journal of Historical Fictions

 

The Journal of Historical Fictions,journal of the international Historical Fictions Research Network, is currently accepting submissions.

 

MMLA Spring 2025 Journal

updated: 
Tuesday, June 4, 2024 - 9:48am
Midwest Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, January 15, 2025

In the last four years, we have collectively witnessed an increasing number of uprisings, growing social movements, and calls for solidarity. Following the murder of George Floyd on May 25, 2020, for example, we saw calls for solidarity in the uprisings against police violence and the systemic, pervasive white supremacy that has structured our social institutions. As COVID-19 eviction moratoriums lifted in 2021, we saw solidarity between tenants and unhoused people in movements for housing rights. In May 2022, the Supreme Court’s reversal of the Roe v.

52nd Annual Louisville Conference on Literature & Culture

updated: 
Tuesday, June 4, 2024 - 9:47am
Louisville Conference on Literature & Culture
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, September 16, 2024

FEB 17-18 – Virtual

FEB 20-22 – In-Person

Featuring Keynote Speakers

 RACHEL KUSHNER, BEN LERNER, JAHAN RAMAZANI,

 and JORGE MEDINA!

 

The Louisville Conference on Literature & Culture welcomes critical papers and full panel discussions about literature from the 20th and 21st centuries and its connections to other art forms and academic fields. The conference also welcomes creative submissions, such as literary compositions, videos, or hybrid genres. Additionally, critical-creative submissions exploring poetics, crafts, or writing practices are welcomed.

 

The African Presence in Asia: Past and Present

updated: 
Tuesday, June 4, 2024 - 9:47am
Black Histories
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, September 30, 2024

Black Histories Dialogue (Taylor and Francis) is a biannual, peer-reviewed journal that publishes original and current research on a global understanding of the histories of people of African descent. It is pleased to announce a call for papers for a special issue on “The African Presence in Asia: Past and Present”.

Hard Bodies: Aesthetic, Materiality, and Mediality of Masculinity in American and European Art and Visual Culture, c. 1900 – today

updated: 
Tuesday, June 4, 2024 - 9:47am
Max Böhner (Humboldt-University of Berlin/University of Potsdam), Antje Krause-Wahl (Goethe University); Clara J. Lauffer (Goethe University); Simon Wendt (Goethe University)
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, July 15, 2024

Hard Bodies: Aesthetic, Materiality, and Mediality of Masculinity in American and European Art and Visual Culture, c. 1900 – today

Goethe-Universität Frankfurt a.M., Germany, 9th–11th January 2025

Deadline: 15th July, 2024

 

Description:

The hard body is omnipresent in contemporary culture. It evokes purity, whiteness, and resistance to cracking or contamination. It is the result of disciplined self-optimization (physical training, a strict diet, dietary supplements, and/or surgery) and part of the iconography of white supremacy. Contemporary artists only refer to the hard male body to destroy it – like Candice Lin in her installation A Hard White Body (2017). 

Gothic in Asian Animation and Sequential Art, a special issue of 'Gothic Studies'

updated: 
Tuesday, June 4, 2024 - 6:11am
Joseph Crawford, University of Exeter
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, August 31, 2024

Article proposals are invited for a special journal issue of Gothic Studies (expected publication date November 2026) on “Gothic in Asian Animation and Sequential Art” edited by Katarzyna Ancuta (Chulalongkorn University) and Joseph Crawford (University of Exeter).

 

Techno-Orientalism and Genre

updated: 
Monday, June 3, 2024 - 11:20pm
Seohye Kwon/ Louisiana State University
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, June 30, 2024

This session at the 2024 Pacific Ancient & Modern Language Association (PAMLA) conference will explore the tendency of contemporary literary works to portray non-human entities through a racial lens. We invite papers that examine this trend in the context of techno-Orientalism, which often reduces and objectifies the image of Asians to that of the hyper-modern. Submissions may adopt either a theoretical or a literary analysis approach. Please check the details here: View Session (ballastacademic.com).

Here's general information about the conference: 121st Annual Conference (Palm Springs, CA) - Nov. 7-10, 2024 - PAMLA

16th Annual Louisiana Studies Conference

updated: 
Monday, June 3, 2024 - 5:44pm
Northwestern State University of Louisiana
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, July 15, 2024

The 16th Annual Louisiana Studies Conference will be held September 14, 2024, at Northwestern State University in Natchitoches, Louisiana. The conference committee is now accepting presentation proposals for the upcoming conference. Presentation proposals on any aspect of the 2024 conference theme “Lyrical Louisiana,” as well as creative texts by, about, and/or for Louisiana and Louisianans, are sought for this year’s conference.

George Haggerty’s Legacy (deadline extended)

updated: 
Monday, June 3, 2024 - 1:25pm
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA)
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, June 16, 2024

As a Distinguished Professor at the University of California, Riverside, George Haggerty was a prolific scholar internationally recognized for his work across Restoration and eighteenth-century studies; British and American gothic; the history of gender and sexuality; lesbian, gay, and queer studies; Horace Walpole; and most recently, friendship. 

George was also a phenomenal teacher of undergraduates, an engaged mentor to graduate students and junior scholars, and a key figure in establishing the Queer and Trans Caucus at the American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies.

Queering Arcadia: the early modern pastoral across gender and genre (RSA Boston 2025)

updated: 
Monday, June 3, 2024 - 6:26am
Johann Paccou, Université Sorbonne Nouvelle (Paris), for Epistémè
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, July 10, 2024

In Richard Barnfield’s The Affectionate Shepheard (1594), the identity of the aptly-named Ganymede, who is gendered as a “boy,” appears to be labile in the eye of the poetic persona: “If thou wilt be my Boy, or else my Bride.” Such indefiniteness surrounding gender identity is typical of early modern English pastoral, which relies on classical precedents to idealise the life of enamoured shepherds in idyllic landscapes. Indefiniteness is also noticeable in the figure of the “amorous girl-boy” Ganymede in Thomas Lodge’s romance Rosalynde (1592), as well as in that of their Shakespearean counterpart in the pastoral comedy As You Like It (c. 1599).

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