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MLA 2024 panel: Speculative Fiction and Work: Histories, Futures and Resilience [DEADLINE EXTENDED]

updated: 
Thursday, March 16, 2023 - 9:47pm
Dr. Sagnika Chanda/ Georgia Institute of Technology
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, March 25, 2023

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 schanda32@gatech.edu  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.

Praxis, Joy, and Sorrow

updated: 
Thursday, March 16, 2023 - 9:47pm
Modern Language Association, HEP Part-time and Contingent Faculty Issues Forum
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, March 20, 2023

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.

PERSONAL PERSPECTIVE AND ESSAYISTIC FORM IN NONFICTION FILM AND ART

updated: 
Thursday, March 16, 2023 - 9:47pm
International Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, May 21, 2023

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

Organizers:

Vilnius Academy of Arts

Lithuanian Cultural Research Institute

Vilnius International Documentary Film Festival

Partner: International Network for Small Cinemas

 

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS

Dr. Laura Rascaroli, Professor, University College Cork

2nd annual Sturgeon Symposium

updated: 
Wednesday, March 15, 2023 - 3:43pm
Gunn Center for the Study of SF, University of Kansas
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, April 17, 2023

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

updated: 
Wednesday, March 15, 2023 - 3:42pm
University of Birmingham (UK)
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, April 16, 2023

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.

Keynote speakers

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.

JITP Themed Issue 23: The Liberatory Legacy of bell hooks: Pedagogies and Praxes that Heal and Disrupt

updated: 
Wednesday, March 15, 2023 - 3:41pm
The Journal of Interactive Technology and Pedagogy (JITP)
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, May 31, 2023

The Journal of Interactive Technology and Pedagogy

Themed Issue 23: 

The Liberatory Legacy of bell hooks: Pedagogies and Praxes that Heal and Disrupt

 

Issue Editors:

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

 

Thematic issue “Philosophy of Classical Antiquity in Current Philosophical Debates: A Dialogue between Ancient and Contemporary Philosophy”

updated: 
Wednesday, March 15, 2023 - 3:40pm
Department of Contemporary Philosophy, Lithuanian Culture Research Institute
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 1, 2023

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”

 

I’ll Sleep When I’m Undead: Sleep in Contemporary Horror Media

updated: 
Wednesday, March 15, 2023 - 3:39pm
CORERISC / The Sociability of Sleep
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 31, 2023

                                                                            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

 



PAPER TRAILS: Post-industrial histories, technical memories and art practices

updated: 
Wednesday, March 15, 2023 - 3:38pm
TECHN&ART and EDHEA
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, May 5, 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

Shifting from a Lethargic Pedagogy to an Enthusiastic

updated: 
Wednesday, March 15, 2023 - 3:37pm
Dr. Shivam Jhamb/ Dr. Manoj Kumar
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 31, 2023

Dear esteemed colleagues,

 

Please Contribute and share with your scholars, researchers and colleagues.

 

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

 

 

Sub themes 

 

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  

 

[Edited Collection] Reading Contemporary Irish Culture in the Works of Sally Rooney

updated: 
Wednesday, March 15, 2023 - 3:37pm
Angelos Bollas / Dublin City University
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, May 29, 2023

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 Teaching Conference 2023 // Critical Conversations: Teaching and Creating Community in Difficult Times

updated: 
Wednesday, March 15, 2023 - 3:36pm
Christine Peffer / H-Net: Humanities and Social Sciences Online
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, May 27, 2023

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.

The Weimar Republic and Anglo-American Modernism

updated: 
Wednesday, March 15, 2023 - 3:36pm
MSA 2023
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 31, 2023

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.

 

 

Progression, Regression, and Transgression in Gothic World Literature & Film: New Approaches to the Ethics of Difference

updated: 
Wednesday, March 15, 2023 - 3:33pm
Department of World Languages and Literature, Simon Fraser University
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, May 15, 2023

 

Progression, Regression, and Transgression in Gothic World Literature & Film:

New Approaches to the Ethics of Difference

 A Gothic-Without-Borders Conference

September 29th to October 2, 2023,  fully online,  hosted by the Department of World Languages and Literatures (WLL) at Simon Fraser University (SFU), Vancouver, Canada, coordinated by the SFU Center for Educational Excellence (CEE), and co-sponsored by the International Gothic Association (IGA)

Deadline for proposals: May 15, 2023

Memory, Ecology, and Sustainability - Second International Memory Studies Conference at IIT Madras

updated: 
Wednesday, March 15, 2023 - 3:33pm
Indian Network for Memory Studies & Centre for Memory Studies, Indian Institute of Technology Madras
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, April 5, 2023

Memory, Ecology, and Sustainability

 The Second Annual International Conference of the Indian Network for Memory Studies (INMS) in association with the Centre for Memory Studies (CMS) at IIT Madras

                                                                                  20-22 September 2023

 

Faculty Coordinators: Avishek Parui and Merin Simi Raj, Associate Professors, IIT Madras, Faculty Investigators CMS, Founding Chairpersons, INMS.

(Re)translating-Rewriting the Classics in the XXIst century

updated: 
Wednesday, March 15, 2023 - 3:32pm
Sarah Montin/ Sorbonne-Nouvelle University
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, May 15, 2023

International Conference: 19-20 October 2023

(Re)translating-Rewriting the Classics in the XXIst century

Sorbonne-Nouvelle University /Maison de la Recherche, 75005 Paris

T.R.A.C.T. (Prismes EA4398)

Victorians Journal Special Issue: Hospitality

updated: 
Wednesday, March 15, 2023 - 3:32pm
Victorians Journal
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, May 15, 2023

Victorians Journal announces a special topics CFP on Victorian Hospitality for our Winter 2023 number, guest edited by Kristen Pond.

 Victorians Journal CFP Winter Issue 2023

CFP The Afterlife in Popular Culture (special issue of the The Australasian Journal of Popular Culture)

updated: 
Wednesday, March 15, 2023 - 3:31pm
Angelique Nairn and Justin Matthews (Auckland University of Technology)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, October 13, 2023

CFP The Afterlife in Popular Culture (special issue of the The Australasian Journal of Popular Culture)

Due to the great interest in the Depicting the Afterlife edited collection, we have arranged to co-edit a special issue of The Australasian Journal of Popular Culture set for publication in early 2024.

The theme remains the same:

Liquid Blackness CFP - "Catastrophe (a black gathering)"

updated: 
Wednesday, March 15, 2023 - 3:30pm
Liquid Blackness
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 1, 2023

CFP—“Catastrophe (a black gathering)”

liquid blackness: journal of aesthetics and black studies issue 8.2, Fall 2024

Diaspora Connections

updated: 
Wednesday, March 15, 2023 - 3:29pm
Journal of Global Postcolonial Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, June 15, 2023

Scholars of Diaspora Studies and related interdisciplinary fields are invited to contribute abstracts for a special issue of the Journal of Global Postcolonial Studies on Diaspora Connections. Abstracts/proposals should be of no more than 500 words (due by April 15, 2023), and complete articles of no more than 5,000 words (due by June 15, 2023). The essays should be double-spaced in 12-point Times New Roman font and follow the latest edition MLA referencing style. The special issue is projected for publication in Spring 2024.

 

 

Please send any inquiries and submit abstracts and complete papers to:

Dr. Pushpa Parekh

Director, African Diaspora and the World (ADW) Program,

CFA for MSA Brooklyn: Modernism & Writing Pedagogy Roundtable

updated: 
Wednesday, March 15, 2023 - 3:29pm
Laura Hartmann-Villalta // Johns Hopkins University
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 24, 2023

Modernism & Writing Pedagogy Roundtable

Call for Abstracts – 100-150 words

Deadline: May 24, 2023, 11.59 EST, to lhartm13@jhu.edu

Organizer: Laura Hartmann-Villalta, Johns Hopkins University

3-4 slots available

In the spirit of the roundtable organized and chaired by Nissa Ren Cannon in MSA Portland entitled, “Modernism in the Writing Classroom,” this roundtable recognizes the suitability of modernist texts for writing classrooms of all sorts. This roundtable seeks to share pedagogical approaches at the intersection of modernism and writing. The call is purposefully broad.  

Some topics to consider:

Liquid Blackness CFP - "

updated: 
Wednesday, March 15, 2023 - 3:28pm
Liquid Blackness
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 15, 2024

CFP—“Exercises in Joyful Improvisational Practice”

liquid blackness: journal of aesthetics and black studies issue 9.1, Spring 2025

2023 LCH Graduate School Workshop

updated: 
Wednesday, March 15, 2023 - 3:28pm
Association for the Study of Law, Culture and the Humanities
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 17, 2023

The Annual Association for the Study of Law, Culture, and the Humanities Graduate Student Workshop will be held on Wednesday, June 21, 2023 at the University of Toronto School of Law in Toronto, Canada (the day before the 

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