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Performing Borders/Performances on the Border

updated: 
Tuesday, March 16, 2021 - 2:25pm
MLA LLC Latina and Latino Forum
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, April 1, 2021

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.

Call for papers ART, CULTURE & CENSORSHIP (Concept vol. 21 no. 1/2021)

updated: 
Tuesday, March 16, 2021 - 2:25pm
“I.L. Caragiale” National University of Theater and Film in Bucharest
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, May 1, 2021

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

MMLA 2021: Comparative Literature CFP

updated: 
Tuesday, March 16, 2021 - 2:24pm
MMLA Comparative Literature Permanent Section
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, May 1, 2021

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:

Influenced and Influencing: Maxine Hong Kingston and Other Writers

updated: 
Tuesday, March 16, 2021 - 2:24pm
Maxine Hong Kingston Society
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, March 29, 2021

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...

Faulkner Society - MLA 2022 - open call

updated: 
Tuesday, March 16, 2021 - 2:24pm
The William Faulkner Society
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, March 22, 2021

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 wfsociety@gmail.com. (This is an extension of our March 19 deadline stated on the MLA website.)

2021 Victorians Institute Conference: Reflections/Refractions: Victorian(ist) Ways of Seeing

updated: 
Tuesday, March 16, 2021 - 2:24pm
Victorians Institute
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, May 15, 2021

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).

Crisis Lines: Coloniality, Modernity, Comics

updated: 
Monday, March 15, 2021 - 3:20pm
City, University of London / King’s College London
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, April 9, 2021

 

Wednesday 9th & Thursday 10th June 2021

Online (Zoom)

 

Call for Papers, Issue #13: MASKS [updated deadline!]

updated: 
Monday, March 15, 2021 - 9:53am
Oxford Research in English (ORE)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, April 16, 2021

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 EXTENDED: Shakespeare on Television: Seminar at the WSC 2021 (online)

updated: 
Monday, March 15, 2021 - 7:02am
World Shakespeare Congress, Singapore
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, April 1, 2021

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://139.196.28.181:9090/wsc2021/Seminars.html#form-tag).

Seminar Description

26. Shakespeare on Television

Exploring Motherly Instincts: Representation of Mothers in Indian Cinema

updated: 
Monday, March 15, 2021 - 12:02am
Cafe Dissensus
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, February 28, 2022

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.

Concept Note:

Medical Culture in East Asian Cinema and Media

updated: 
Saturday, March 13, 2021 - 2:37pm
Ling Zhang, Yuqian Yan, and Pao-chen Tang
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, April 1, 2021

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

updated: 
Friday, March 12, 2021 - 11:11am
School of Arts and Humanities, University of Lisbon/University Lisbon Centre for English Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, May 28, 2021

Messengers from the Stars: Episode VI

Online Conference

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.

A Therapy of Things? Materiality and Psychoanalysis in Literature and the Visual Arts

updated: 
Friday, March 12, 2021 - 11:11am
Department of German Studies/English and American Studies, Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, April 30, 2021

A Therapy of Things? Materiality and Psychoanalysis in Literature and the Visual Arts
Workshop at the Department of German Studies/English and American Studies, Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf

03.12.2021 & 10.12.2021 (online)

Call for Applications: Research Training Group "Practicing Place" Research Associates (PhD and post-doctoral candidates)

updated: 
Friday, March 12, 2021 - 11:11am
Cath. University of Eichstaett-Ingolstadt
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, April 15, 2021

The Catholic University of Eichstätt-Ingolstadt (KU) is a non-state university under church leadership and officially recognized by the Free State of Bavaria. It is committed to strong research and excellent teaching and combines first-class study conditions with an international focus. Eight faculties offer a wide range of subjects for around 5,000 students. The University employs 900 people of different faiths and beliefs. Grounded in the Christian view of human life, the KU aims to create an academic and educational culture of responsibility.

CFP INTERACTIVE FILM AND MEDIA CONFERENCE 2021

updated: 
Friday, March 12, 2021 - 11:11am
INTERACTIVE FILM AND MEDIA CONFERENCE 2021
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, April 12, 2021

 

CFP INTERACTIVE FILM AND MEDIA CONFERENCE 2021

Abstracts deadline: April 12th, 2021

 

MLA 2022 Special Session - Resistance, Refusal, and Repair in Poetry Now

updated: 
Friday, March 12, 2021 - 11:11am
Nate Mickelson, New York Univ
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, March 22, 2021

This special session proposes to explore poetry's role in theorizing and enacting societal change. It will center on two questions:

Where do we go from here?
What roles should poetry play?

Hybrid talks, historical, and comparative approaches encouraged. Some interlocutors: Audre Lorde, Fred Moten, Paul Ricoeur, Sarah Schulman, Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick, etc.

Please send your CV and and a 250-word abstract by Mar 22.

NOTE: MLA 2022 is scheduled to take place in Washington, DC on 6–9 January 2022

 

The Origins of Shakespeare Studies

updated: 
Friday, March 12, 2021 - 11:11am
World Shakespeare Congress
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, March 31, 2021

The Origins of Shakespeare Studies

World Shakespeare Congress (July 2021 – virtual from Singapore)

Convenors: Mark BAYER (University of Texas at San Antonio, USA) and Jeanne MATHIEU (University of Toulouse, France)

CFP, Expanded Directions in Community-Based Undergraduate Research

updated: 
Friday, March 12, 2021 - 10:44am
Elizabeth Foxwell / Council on Undergraduate Research
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, April 12, 2021

Community engagement and service learning are long-standing high-impact educational practices that have demonstrated value for students, faculty, higher education institutions, community organizations, states, regions, and nations. The societal focus on social justice movements, public health and the pandemic, and environmental issues has created unprecedented opportunities for engaging undergraduates in community-based research. These developments have highlighted community needs for certain types of data and projects as well as nurtured new forms of community engagement such as social entrepreneurship.

Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA) Conference CFP: British Literature and Culture: Long 19th Century (Nov. 11-14 2021)

updated: 
Friday, March 12, 2021 - 10:32am
Gretchen Bartels, California Baptist University
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, April 15, 2021

PAMLA 2021 LAS VEGAS: "CITY OF GOD, CITY OF DESTRUCTION" (Thursday, November 11 - Sunday, November 14, 2021 at Sahara Las Vegas Hotel, hosted by University of Nevada, Las Vegas)

Session: British Literature and Culture: Long 19th Century

Contacts: Gretchen Bartels, California Baptist University (g.bartels@gmail.com)

Description: Any proposals dealing with 19th century British literature and culture are welcome, with particular consideration granted to papers that engage with the conference theme of "City of God, City of Destruction."

Conference Note:

Extended Deadline: Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA) Conference CFP: British Literature and Culture: Long 18th Century (Nov. 11-14 2021)

updated: 
Thursday, May 6, 2021 - 5:04am
John Beynon, California State University - Fresno
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, June 30, 2021

PAMLA 2021 LAS VEGAS: "CITY OF GOD, CITY OF DESTRUCTION" (Thursday, November 11 - Sunday, November 14, 2021 at Sahara Las Vegas Hotel, hosted by University of Nevada, Las Vegas)

Session: British Literature and Culture: Long 18th Century

Contacts: John Beynon, California State University - Fresno (jbeynon@csufresno.edu)

Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA) Conference CFP: British Literature and Culture: 20th and 21st Century (Nov. 11-14 2021)

updated: 
Friday, March 12, 2021 - 10:05am
Julie Briand-Boyd, Independent Scholar
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, April 15, 2021

PAMLA 2021 LAS VEGAS: "CITY OF GOD, CITY OF DESTRUCTION" (Thursday, November 11 - Sunday, November 14, 2021 at Sahara Las Vegas Hotel, hosted by University of Nevada, Las Vegas)

Session: British Literature and Culture: 20th and 21st Century

Contacts: Julie Briand-Boyd, Independent Scholar (jmesbriand@gmail.com)

Description: The British Literature and Culture: 20th and 21st Century session, a virtual (online) session, welcomes proposals on a wide variety of topics, with particular consideration granted to papers that engage with the conference theme of "City of God, City of Destruction."

REMINDER - CFP: Postcolonial Interventions, Vol. VI, Issue II, June 2021

updated: 
Friday, March 12, 2021 - 10:05am
Postcolonial Interventions: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Postcolonial Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, March 31, 2021

Postcolonial Interventions invites academic articles for the upcoming June 2021 issue of the Journal which will be an Open Issue.

While the COVID-19 pandemic has plunged the world into similar processes of distress, loss and anxiety, it has also exacerbated authoritarian inclinations in various nation-states, widened socio-economic disparities and hardened competing fundamentalisms. It is hoped that the prospective submissions will take into account these recent upheavals alongside the usual explorations of literary and cultural representations focusing on postcolonial concerns from various corners of the globe.

Camera Stylo 4 Conference “Transnational Screens: Global Literature and Cinema”

updated: 
Friday, March 12, 2021 - 10:05am
The University of Sydney
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, March 18, 2021

Call for Papers

Camera Stylo 4 “Transnational Screens: Global Literature and Cinema”

Sydney University and Online, 14th–16th July, 2021

Deadline for submission: 18th February, 2021 NOW EXTENDED TO 18th MARCH.

Neoliberalism in Literature and Media Studies

updated: 
Friday, March 12, 2021 - 10:04am
Michael J. Blouin / Milligan University
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, July 15, 2021

Over the past seventy years, neoliberal thinkers have strategically reinvented classical liberal ideals in order to privilege a sense of personal freedom over the perceived overreach of government intervention. Once considered a fringe movement, neoliberalism has steadily become the central tenet of American life. It is now nearly impossible, for example, to imagine any mainstream voice espousing tax hikes or championing the sorts of policies enacted under Franklin Delano Roosevelt or Lyndon Johnson. Promises of privatization today trump collective action in virtually every aspect of life.

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