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Erasure, Resistance, and Innovation: Two-Day International Conference on Language, Literature, and Linguistics

updated: 
Wednesday, March 20, 2024 - 2:36am
University of Central Punjab (UCP), Lahore, Pakistan
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, April 23, 2024

Faculty of Languages and Literature (FoLL), University of Central Punjab (UCP), Lahore, Pakistan is organizing a Two-day International Conference on Language, Literature, and Linguistics on the theme of Erasure, Resistance, and Innovation on June 6 - 7, 2024,(Online and In-person).  Political erasure of unwanted individuals, communities, cultures, identities, languages, and knowledge through forced and orchestrated collective amnesia has been endemic in human history. Power has always openly and surreptitiously been involved in deciding whose knowledge matters. Which language and meaning matter to be sensible? Who matters as a human? Whose sufferings matter as grievable?

“East” or “Middle East” in Doris Lessing

updated: 
Tuesday, March 19, 2024 - 10:29pm
Doris Lessing Society
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, March 24, 2024

Inviting proposals on the “East” or the “Middle East,” broadly construed, in Lessing’s oeuvre, exploring politics, sources, representation, or questions of definition. We welcome comparative approaches with other 20th-century writers. Send 250-word abstract and bio.

Confinement and Freedom in Doris Lessing and Other 20th-Century World Writers

updated: 
Tuesday, March 19, 2024 - 10:29pm
Doris Lessing Society
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 15, 2024

Inviting proposals on confinement and freedom, prisons visible and invisible, in works by Lessing or in conversation with another 20th-C world writer. Papers may adopt various perspectives—theoretical, philosophical, political, allegorical. Send 250-word abstract and bio.

Environmental Futures – Advancing Mutual Human-Nature Relationship — World Futures Review Special Issue

updated: 
Tuesday, March 19, 2024 - 1:03pm
Dr. Manjana Milkoreit, University of Oslo; Prof. Bethany Wiggin, University of Pennsylvania Allie E.S. Wist, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute; Ludwig Weh, Fraunhofer IMW; Dr. Kasper Kok, Wageningen University
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, April 15, 2024

World Futures Review – Special Issue

Title: Environmental Futures – Advancing Images of Mutual Human-Nature Relationships

 

Guest Editors:

Ludwig Weh

Fraunhofer IMW Center for International Management and Knowledge Economics

ludwig.weh@imw.fraunhofer.de

 

Allie E.S. Wist

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute & New York University

wista@rpi.edu

 

Dr. Kasper Kok

Wageningen University

 

Dr. Manjana Milkoreit

University of Oslo

 

Prof. Bethany Wiggin

EXTENDED DEADLINE (3/23/24) - Nabokov and Musicality - MLA 2025 (New Orleans)

updated: 
Tuesday, March 19, 2024 - 10:02am
International Vladimir Nabokov Society
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, March 23, 2024

CALL FOR PAPERS – MLA 2025 – New Orleans 

 

The International Vladimir Nabokov Society seeks paper proposals for presentations on the following theme for the Modern Language Association’s Annual Convention (January 9-12, 2025, New Orleans, LA):  

 

Nabokov and Musicality 

Making Visible: Conrad, Poland, and World Literature

updated: 
Monday, March 18, 2024 - 4:28pm
Joseph Conrad Society of America
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, March 23, 2024

Making Visible: Conrad, Poland, and World Literature

Special Session MLA25 New Orleans

Joseph Conrad: Tyranny and Revolution

updated: 
Monday, March 18, 2024 - 4:27pm
Joseph Conrad Society of America
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, March 28, 2024

Joseph Conrad: Tyranny and Revolution

Joseph Conrad Society of America (MLA Allied Organization) MLA 2025 New Orleans

[deadline extended] Lawrence & Ecology: Virtual Graduate Conference in Lawrence Studies (May 18, 2024)

updated: 
Monday, March 18, 2024 - 3:42pm
D.H. Lawrence Society of North America
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, March 30, 2024

The D.H. Lawrence Society of North America is pleased to share the CFP for the next Virtual Graduate Conference in D.H. Lawrence Studies. It is scheduled for Saturday, 18 May 2024 and will take place over Zoom. The theme for the event is “Lawrence & Ecology.” Please circulate the poster (attached) and the information below widely. 

REMINDER: Going to the Movies with CS Lewis

updated: 
Monday, March 18, 2024 - 1:51pm
Edited Collection
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, March 31, 2024

Going to the Movies with C.S. Lewis, Call for Chapters

An edited collection tentatively titled “Going to the Movies with C.S. Lewis” is seeking chapter submissions.   

Having been born many years after C.S. Lewis died I of course never had the opportunity to watch a movie with the man. However, over the years I feel, as many others probably feel as well, like Lewis accompanies me as I watch movies, read books, attend church services, and make other daily pursuits. Lewis’ works shape my thinking on many theological, educational, and cultural matters like few other authors’ works do.

Mid-Atlantic Review Journal - CFP

updated: 
Monday, March 18, 2024 - 9:20am
College English Association
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, June 1, 2024

The Mid-Atlantic Review is a peer-reviewed scholarly journal published annually by the College English Association Mid-Atlantic Group (CEAMAG). The journal specializes in literary and cultural criticism, discussions of pedagogy, public humanities work, reviews of scholarly books, personal essays concerned with the teaching of English, and creative writing related to the humanities, teaching, or the craft and art of writing. For those who would like a theme to inspire their writing or artwork, you can use this year’s conference theme: Transformations.

The Mid-Atlantic Review believes that scholars and creative writers should be paid for their labor. Authors of published pieces will receive a $20 honorarium and a physical copy of the journal.

Call for Papers: Race and Data Symposium, 4/18/24 (Deadline Extended)

updated: 
Saturday, March 16, 2024 - 7:03pm
Translational Data Analytics Institute, The Ohio State University
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, March 20, 2024

One Day symposium 

April 18, 2024

10am - 5pm

 

Deadline: March 20, 2024

Venue: 320 Pomerene Hall, Ohio State University

Supported by: Translational Data Analytics Institute, OSU

 

CFP: Circus Historical Society 2024 Convention in Atlanta, Georgia

updated: 
Saturday, March 16, 2024 - 11:20am
Circus Historical Society
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, March 31, 2024

The Circus Historical Society invites proposals from scholars of all levels for presentations on any subject related to circus history for Convention 2024 in Atlanta, Georgia, August 4-7. Papers/presentations by a single speaker should be limited to 25 minutes including questions. Panel/group presentations should be limited to 45 minutes including questions. All presentations must be delivered in person (no Zoom).

Submission Details

General Call for Papers

updated: 
Saturday, March 16, 2024 - 12:56am
Language, Literature, and Interdisciplinary Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, April 15, 2024

Language, Literature, and Interdisciplinary Studies (LLIDS), an open-access peer-reviewed academic e-journal, invites original and unpublished research papers and book reviews from various interrelated disciplines including, but not limited to, literature, philosophy, psychology, anthropology, history, sociology, law, ecology, environmental science, and economics.

Rethinking Body in Medical Humanities

updated: 
Saturday, March 16, 2024 - 12:55am
Language, Literature, and Interdisciplinary Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, April 25, 2024

CALL FOR PAPERS

Rethinking Body in Medical Humanities

Twentieth Anniversary Slayage Conference

updated: 
Thursday, March 14, 2024 - 1:41pm
Association for the Study of Buffy+ (ASB+)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, April 12, 2024

Slayage: The International Journal of Buffy+ and the Association for the Study of Buffy+ invite proposals for the twentieth anniversary  Slayage Conference—the tenth biennial (SC10). Devoted to creative works and workers of the ‘fuzzy set’ surrounding Buffy the Vampire Slayer, SC10 will be held on the campus of California Polytechnic State University in San Luis Obispo, California, on 18-21 July 2024. This twentieth anniversary conference will be organized by Local Arrangements Chair Lewis Call.

*DEADLINE EXTENDED* MARCH, 24 / CFP - IPCC 2024- Beyond the Public-Private in Communication INTERDISCIPLINARY PhD COMMUNICATION CONFERENCE

updated: 
Wednesday, March 13, 2024 - 1:11pm
IPCC - INTERDISCIPLINARY PhD COMMUNICATION CONFERENCE
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, March 24, 2024

Digital platforms’ ubiquity and pervasive nature have ignited discussions around the boundaries between what is considered private and what is rendered public. Cohen’s (2012) exploration of privacy in the digital age highlights how technological advancements challenge the conventional norms we attribute to personal space and information. Privacy also seems to be a buzzword of any privately deployed enterprise built upon collecting and distributing personal information (Strauß & Nentwich, 2013). While traditional conceptualisations of privacy and its value consider personal information as something to protect or own while focusing on how information is handled, recent accounts take ontological and contextual perspectives (Solove, 2008; Marmor, 2015).

SAMLA Conference: Closeted & Uncloseted: Narrating Queer Spaces and Identities

updated: 
Tuesday, March 12, 2024 - 3:52pm
South Atlantic Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, June 1, 2024

Closeted & Uncloseted: Narrating Queer Spaces and Identities

This year's South Atlantic Modern Language Association conference will be held November 15-17 in Jacksonville, Florida. Please share the following Queer Studies CFP with colleagues, grad students, and others who may be interested in participating:

New Orleans and Black Literature (MLA 2025)

updated: 
Tuesday, March 12, 2024 - 3:52pm
The College Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 22, 2024

 New Orleans and Black Literature The College Language Association invites papers for a proposed panel at MLA 2025 (January 9-12 in New Orleans, LA) on "New Orleans and Black Literature." Interested scholars are invited to submit 350-word abstracts that explore the influence of New Orleans (emphasizing food, music, history, art, and language) on Black literature and culture, in U.S. and diasporan contexts. 

Deadline for submissions: Friday, 22 March 2024

Janaka Lewis, The College Language Association (janakabowman@gmail.com )

The New Negro at 100 Years (MLA 2025)

updated: 
Tuesday, March 12, 2024 - 3:52pm
MLA African American Literature Forum / College Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 22, 2024

The African American Literature Forum and the College Language Association, collaboratively, invite papers for a panel at MLA 2025 (January 9-12 in New Orleans, LA).

 

We invite scholars to submit 250-word abstracts that reflect on the lasting significance of The New Negro: An Interpretation, in recognition of the centennial anniversary of its 1925 publication.

 

Please submit abstracts and brief (250-word) speaker biographies to McKinley E. Melton (mmelton@gettysburg.edu) by Friday, March 22nd for consideration.

 

Crisis and Resilience

updated: 
Tuesday, March 12, 2024 - 3:52pm
Michigan College English Association
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, September 21, 2024

       

https://michigancea.org/

 

Call for Papers:  Michigan College English Association Conference on Zoom

Saturday, October 5, 2024

 

Themes:  Crisis and Resilience

 

Featured Speaker: Dawn Burns, fiction writer and memoirist

 

Prospero 29:2024 A Journal of Foreign Literatures and Cultures

updated: 
Tuesday, March 12, 2024 - 3:48pm
Prospero - A Journal of Foreign Literatures and Cultures, University of Trieste, Italy
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, April 12, 2024

Prospero, Rivista di Letterature e culture straniere (A Journal of Foreign Literatures and culturesUniversity of Trieste, Italy, invites contributions for the forthcoming general issue, volume XXIX (2024). Prospero is a double-blind peer-reviewed, printed and entirely open-access journal, published annually by EUT, Trieste University Press. It is indexed by MLA, Erih+, DoAJ, ProQuest. It publishes articles and essays in the field of literary studies which consider texts and textual analysis from a wide hermeneutic, philological and historical perspective.

CfA: On_Culture #18 "Frames" (Spring 2025)

updated: 
Tuesday, March 12, 2024 - 3:48pm
On_Culture: The Open Journal for the Study of Culture
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, May 15, 2024

Call for Abstracts for Issue 18 (Spring 2025)

 

Frames

Frames are ever-present. We read, use, and propagate them in our daily, as well as academic life. Their definition is difficult to put into words, just like it boggles the mind to imagine in how many ‘frames’ we are entangled ourselves. Frames serve many functions. They reduce the complexity of the world through the art of selection. Be it four pieces of ornamented wood that surround the canvas, an imaginary line on a map dividing one nation from another, or a set of tools used to present an argument, innumerable frames (‘models’, ‘schemas’, or ‘attitudes’) organize our experience. 

Imperfect Women Writers

updated: 
Tuesday, March 12, 2024 - 3:48pm
Margaret Fuller Society
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 22, 2024

  “Imperfect Women Writers” sponsored by the Margaret Fuller SocietyModern Language Association 2025 | January 9–12, 2025, New Orleans In Memoirs of Margaret Fuller Ossoli, the editors cite an anonymous correspondent of Fuller’s, who writes, “Margaret was one of the few persons who looked upon life as an art, and every person not merely as an artist, but as a work of art. She looked upon herself as a living statue, which should always stand on a polished pedestal, with right accessories, and under the most fitting lights. She would have been glad to have everybody so live and act. She was annoyed when they did not, and when they did not regard her from the point of view which alone did justice to her.

Community Dynamics: Urban Spaces, Rural Places, and the In-Between

updated: 
Tuesday, March 12, 2024 - 3:48pm
Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures, National Taiwan University
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, March 31, 2025

Ex-position Feature Topic Call for Papers

Community Dynamics: Urban Spaces, Rural Places, and the In-Between

Guest Editors: Carolyn F. Scott, National Cheng Kung University

Laurent Cases, National Taiwan University

Edward Eugene Nolan, National Taiwan University

 

Publication Date: December 2025 (Issue No. 54)

Submission Deadline: March 31, 2025

 

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Marilyn Monroe as 20th Century Reader and Writer - 2025 MLA Special Session (New Orleans, LA - Jan. 9-12)

updated: 
Tuesday, March 12, 2024 - 3:48pm
Onur Ayaz & Alessandra Occhiolini
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, March 20, 2024

This is a Special Session proposal for MLA 2025. We invite papers that broadly explore any aspect of Marilyn Monroe including:

+ Reading Marilyn Monroe reading literature, poetry, etc.

+ Monroe and adaptation in literature, film, and cinema

+ Speculative readings of Monroe in popular culture

+ Her posthumous publications

+ Monroe's reception as writer in mainstream vs. academic circles

See below for the full title, the call, and contact information.

Off The Camera, On The Page: Marilyn Monroe as 20th Century Reader and Writer

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