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JOCPC is now accepting article submissions for the Fall 2023 issue focusing on the broad theme of the mechanized child. We have kept the theme open-ended and invite works across a wide range of disciplines where researchers are exploring representations of the intersection between the child figure, childhood and mechanization. This may include robotics, automatons, cyborgs, AI, VR, and other emerging technologies, both historical and future forward, real and fictional, and how these are used by, to, on and for children. Born alongside new and emerging technologies, children have an innate fluency with new technologies that often leave their adult counterparts behind, reinforcing the notion of children as symbols of futurity.
Call for Panel Contributions
“Navigating Cultural Crossroads: Exploring the Experiences of Transnational Travelers in the Americas”
Univ.- Prof. Dr. Stefan Brandt (University of Graz, Austria)
Dr. Saptarshi Mallick (Sukanta Mahavidyalaya, University of North Bengal, India)
11th IASA World Congress 2023 (ASA)
“Journeying (the) Americas: The Paradoxes of Travel (and) Narratives”
University of Silesia, Katowice, Poland, Sept. 7-10, 2023.
Inspired by the Brontë Parsonage Museum’s 2022 exhibition Defying Expectations: Inside Charlotte Brontë’s Wardrobe, Brontë Studies invites new and original articles for a Special Issue devoted to the Brontës and material culture. The exhibition, co-created with historical consultant Dr Eleanor Houghton, featured more than twenty pieces of Charlotte’s clothing and accessories and offered intimate insight into both her domestic and literary lives.
The climate crisis posits a major threat to the anthropocene regardless of geopolitical boundaries. However, Eurocentric discourses seldom acknowledge the resource exploitation that fuels climate change. This panel seeks to explore works of literature that highlight such instances of resource exploitation in the postcolony vis-à-vis the ideas of security and insecurity in the times of an emergent climate crisis. With a special focus on the specters of neocolonialism that threaten the security of postcolonial ecospheres, this panel seeks to decolonize the discourses of climate change that refuse to address the role played by Western ideology and capital in the rendering insecure of ecologies in the postcolony.
Borders in the English-Speaking World: Mapping and Countermapping
International conference organized by UR SEARCH
9-10 October 2023
University of Strasbourg
Ladan Niayesh (Université Paris Cité/LARCA)
Michael Darroch (York University) and Lee Rodney (University of Windsor) - The research-creation hub IN/TERMINUS
Donna Akrey and Taien Ng-Chan (Artists, Hamilton Perambulatory Unit)
Retro-futuristic Visions: Looking Back to Look Forward. The 2nd International Academic Conference of UP Education (Australia and New Zealand)
Event Dates: 25 – 27 October 2023, Wellington, New Zealand
Abstract Submission Deadline: 30 June 2023
Digital Rhetoric and Borders: Human Mobility Between Mexico and the United States
Dr. Rubria Rocha de Luna
Postdoctoral Researcher in Digital Humanities
Dr. Paloma Vargas Montes
Professor-Researcher in Ethnohistory and Philology
Dr. Maricruz Castro Ricalde
Professor-Researcher in Cinema and Visual Culture
Histories of Earth Sciences:
visual and interdisciplinary approaches amid an environmental crisis
For decades now, the history of Earth sciences has been a ground for the development of interdisciplinary research. Historians and scientists from different disciplines have been contributing with methodologies coming from the history of institutions, art history, visual studies, material studies, geoscientific fields (such as integrating geoscientific iconography or retreating historical fieldwork), philosophy, gender studies, the history of literature, political and colonial histories, disciplinary histories, and history of fieldwork.
The monstrous mother: images of unexpected evil (Edited Volume)
Editors: Anna Chiara Corradino; Alessandro Grilli; Sofia Torre
The monstrous mother, a peculiar subset of the ‘monstrous feminine’ (Creed 1993), is a recurring figure in cultural representation – in mythology, literature and the arts. Its multifaceted profile symbolizes the dangers and anxieties associated with motherhood and the maternal.
Osmosis 2023: Liberal Arts and AI Ecosystem
3rd International Conference Organised by the Department of English, East Delta University, Bangladesh
Date: Wednesday, 27 September 2023
Contact Email: email@example.com
i. International Presenter (Academics): USD 50 per person
ii. International Presenter (Graduate-Level Students Only): USD 30 per person
iii. National Presenter (Academics): BDT 2000 per person
iv. National Presenter (Graduate-Level Students Only) / Non-Presenter Participant: BDT 1500 per person
Please send in your abstracts for a special panel proposed by me for MLA 2024: "Speculative Fiction and Work: Histories, Futures and Resilience" This panel examines speculative/sci-fi re-imaginings of the exploitation of laboring, vulnerable bodies to serve an extractive society and their resistances. How to envision a socially just future shaped for and by precarious labor? Please submit 250-word abstracts by 25 March, 2023 to firstname.lastname@example.org Full description: This panel traces the interconnected histories and future of labor, vulnerable populations, and their resilience. In a post-pandemic era the definition of work has undergone a sea change with the constant threat of automation.
Inspired by Nannie Helen Burroughs, this roundtable conversation will center on the precarity of educators working at the intersections of race, class, and gender, more importantly, the lessons faculty can learn from innovative educational praxis.
Abstract/Panel submission deadline: May 21, 2023.
Conference dates: September 22-23, 2023.
Venue: Film and media space “Planeta“, A. Goštauto str. 2, Vilnius
Mode of participation: In person only
Conference language: English
Vilnius Academy of Arts
Lithuanian Cultural Research Institute
Vilnius International Documentary Film Festival
Partner: International Network for Small Cinemas
Dr. Laura Rascaroli, Professor, University College Cork
In addition to our Open Call for Papers, the Interdisciplinary Journal of Leadership Studies, with the University of Richmond’s Jepson School of Leadership Studies, publishes a wide range of high-quality scholarship. We are currently accepting paper proposals that contemplate the relationship between leadership and the digital landscape. More specifically, we invite papers that question the advantages, drawbacks, and ethics of artificial intelligence (e.g., chatbots, algorithms, etc.), social media, the singularity, et al. What, we ask scholars to question, are the relationships between these forces and leadership?
"I've struggled a long time with survivin', but no matter what you have to find something to fight for."- Joel, The Last of Us
This CFP is for a special journal issue focused on South Asia and aimed for a postcolonial journal.
Call for Papers
Indraprasth: An International Journal of Culture and Communication Studies
invites original and unpublished papers for its 2023 edition on the theme:
Migration In and Out of Africa: A Cultural Perspective
The J. Wayne and Elsie M. Gunn Center for the Study of Science Fiction is excited to announce our 2nd Annual Sturgeon Symposium (Wed. 9/28 – Fri. 9/30/2023), celebrating the 30th anniversary of Octavia Butler's groundbreaking novel, The Parable of the Sower. As KU's choice for the 2023 Common Book program, this novel is a powerful inspiration for our Symposium's theme, "Fantastic Worlds, Fraught Futures."
MUSLIM WOMEN’S POPULAR FICTION INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE – 5-9 SEPTEMBER 2023
Muslim Women’s Popular Fiction AHRC Research Network International Conference
Birmingham, UK, 5-9 September 2023
Free to attend for all speakers and attendees.
Professor Claire Chambers
Dr Rehana Ahmed
In the twenty-first century, readers, publishers, and booksellers have noted a surge in popularity of genre works written by Muslim women, particularly in the Anglosphere. From the detective novels of Ausma Zehanat Khan to G. Willow Wilson’s fantasy fiction, Ayisha Malik’s romantic fiction to graphic novels by Marjane Satrapi – Muslim women authors are embracing popular fiction forms and genres.
The Journal of Interactive Technology and Pedagogy
Themed Issue 23:
The Liberatory Legacy of bell hooks: Pedagogies and Praxes that Heal and Disrupt
Nikki Fragala Barnes, University of Central Florida
Summer L. Hamilton, Pennsylvania State University
Asma Neblett, The Graduate Center, CUNY
Kush Patel, Manipal Academy of Higher Education
Danica Savonick, SUNY Cortland
Call for Papers: Next-Generation Research in English and World Languages, Literatures, and Cultures: Two Graduate Student Showcases
Across English and world languages, literatures, and cultures, graduate students are developing engaging, inventive, and transformative projects that envision their disciplines in new and exciting ways. In an effort to highlight this “next-gen scholarship,” two parallel sessions will feature lightning round presentations to offer a snapshot of where these fields are headed.
Examples include, but are not limited to:
Athena: Philosophical studies, No. 18, 2023
(Editor: Naglis Kardelis)
Thematic issue “Philosophy of Classical Antiquity in Current Philosophical Debates: A Dialogue between Ancientand Contemporary Philosophy”
CALL FOR PARTICIPANTS
I’ll Sleep When I’m Undead: Sleep in Contemporary Horror Media
July 2-7, 2023 in Montreal
DEADLINE: March 31, 2023
The PAPER TRAILS project has secured the edition of an issue of the journal Ge-conservación (https://ojs3.ge-iic.com/index.php/revista) to be published in 2023 under the title PAPER TRAILS: Post-industrial histories, technical memories and art practices. The volume will be edited by Federica Martini, Renata Barbosa, Herminia Sol and Ricardo Triães and will have a Scientific Committee external to the journal that will evaluate the articles following a blind-review process.
CALL FOR ARTICLES
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Call for book chapters for an edited book by the renowned publisher with an ISBN on
"Shifting from a Lethargic Pedagogy to an Enthusiastic"
Deadline for submissions: 15th April, 2023
1) Concept Checking Questions
2) Interaction Patterns in Teaching- Learning
3) Lesson Plans for a Large Size Classroom
4) Identifying Students Strength to Encourage them
5). Making Learners Interdependent to Self Dependent
6) Assessment of the Learners
The proposed publication (to be published by a major academic publisher upon approval of book proposal) will provide wide-ranging critical insight into the works of Sally Rooney (novels, short fiction, poetry, essays) and the TV adaptations of her works with attention to contemporary Irish culture. The aim of this edited collection is to offer readings of the works of Sally Rooney which illustrate contemporary issues relevant to Irish history and culture. Even though the structure of the collection will be finalised once proposals are received, the current organisation of the book will be a thematic one, covering issues such as:
H-Net’s theme for this year’s conference, “Critical Conversations: Teaching and Creating Community in Difficult Times,” will resonate with teachers at all levels of the educational system and especially those in the humanities and social sciences. In an era when educators are under assault for teaching Critical Race Theory, implementing Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion initiatives, and subjected to various external forces regarding curriculum development, book bans, and course redesigns, this conference will be a gathering to navigate these challenges and discuss solutions and strategies in the face of threats to academic freedom.
Pennsylvania College English Association Annual Conference
501 Vine St., Scranton, PA
May 24-26, 2023
The Work of English Studies: Digital Adaptation and Expansion in the Post-Pandemic Age
This panel will seek to understand the draw of Weimar Germany for the many British and American modernist writers who spent time there. In keeping with the theme of this year's MSA, papers that consider the attraction of Weimar street life, in all its varieties, are particularly encouraged.
Please send a 250 word abstract and short biography by 3/31/2023.