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NeMLA 2023: Literature of Resistance

updated: 
Monday, June 13, 2022 - 1:27pm
Amanda Gonzalez Izquierdo
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, September 29, 2022

For people of Latin America and the Caribbean, centuries of modernity/coloniality have resulted in continuous and compounding traumas that demand resilience. Yet, when we talk of resilience, are we ever naturalizing trauma and legitimizing the status quo, accepting that the way to be of oppressed peoples must always be in response to abusive conditions? Is it not possible that in focusing on resilience, we enable the continuation of unequal power structures by putting pressure on the oppressed to learn to adapt to what hurts us, rather than putting pressure on the world to destroy oppressive systems including racism, patriarchy, and capitalism? Instead of focusing on resilience, we should be imagining and enacting ways of being otherwise.

CALL FOR PAPER: Disease and Discrimination: Sickness and the Woman Question

updated: 
Monday, June 13, 2022 - 11:35am
Dr. Sourav Kumar Nag, Assistant Professor, Dept. of English, Onda Thana Mahavidyalaya, Bankura University
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, June 30, 2022

This is an extension of the CFP for "Disease and Discrimination: Sickness and the Woman Question" (https://call-for-papers.sas.upenn.edu/cfp/2020/09/01/disease-and-discrim...) for articles related to the LGBTQ Studies on similar thrust area. The edited volume has been submitted to Routledge and the second cycle of review is done. Please write your article following MLA 8 within 5000 words. Send a short biography of the author, abstract and the main article within 30-06-2022 to the email-

womanquestionsubmission@gmail.com

Transfiction: Characters in Search of Translation Studies

updated: 
Monday, June 13, 2022 - 10:29am
Vernon Press
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, July 15, 2022

We invite chapter submissions for inclusion in an edited volume on Transfiction and Translation Studies.

The edited volume will explore how fiction can be used as a source to approach translation theory and issues related to Translation Studies. Topics may include:

•           How fictional views of translators/translation provide an opportunity to explore preconceived notions of translation

•           The role/task of the translator as it relates to culture and society

•           Power struggles between authors/editors/publishers and translators

•           Ethical issues (such as fidelity/infidelity, visibility/invisibility, translator intervention)

 •          Translator’s gender

 

Science Fantasy: Critical Explorations in Literature, Cinema and Popular Culture

updated: 
Monday, June 13, 2022 - 6:57am
Editors: Cenk Tan, Elçin Parçaoğlu
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, August 30, 2022

CALL FOR CHAPTER PROPOSALS

Please find the call for chapters for our forthcoming book: Science Fantasy: Critical Explorations in literature, cinema and popular culture that is to be published by Lexington Books (Rowman & Littlefield) in 2023.

Familiar Perpetrators Worskshop CFP

updated: 
Sunday, June 12, 2022 - 2:45pm
American Studies Program, University of Bucharest
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, July 10, 2022

This is a Call for Papers for an online workshop titled Familiar Perpetrators: On the Intimacy of Evil in Contemporary American Literature and Popular Culture, which explores what happens when perpetrators become familiar figures, either because their representation is well-circulated in works of American literature and popular culture, in ways that make the audience feel intimately connected to them, or simply because they are represented either by themselves or by their own family members and friends.

Modern and Current Environmental Crises in Italy

updated: 
Sunday, June 12, 2022 - 9:26am
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 30, 2022

Modern and Current Environmental Crises in Italy

Please consider submitting an abstract for the NeMLA session "Modern and Current Environmental Crises in Italy" (54th Annual NeMLA Convention March 23-26, 2023 in Niagara Falls, NY).

The deadline for submissions is September 30, 2022. You can submit an abstract for this session here: https://www.cfplist.com/nemla/Home/S/19857

Session Abstract:

Call for Papers: The Language of Trees, Forests, and Nature

updated: 
Sunday, June 12, 2022 - 9:26am
Deciduloma - An Academic Journal
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, September 15, 2022

Call for Papers: The Language of Trees, Forests, and Nature

Deciduloma, Volume 1

Deadline: September 15th 

Sometimes rare moments and experiences require new words, so we created the word deciduloma to mean "a visceral reawakening, as if rising from an emotional coma in which you become reintroduced to a beautiful part of yourself long since forgotten or thought to have been permanently lost." 

There are many ways of experiencing this type of "visceral reawakening." One of those ways is through nature. For our inaugural issue, we welcome essays that engage with different aspects of nature through literature, film and television, and other forms of visual medium. 

Away from Home: Black British Women’s Writing, 1970 and Beyond

updated: 
Sunday, June 12, 2022 - 9:26am
Camille S. Alexander/Tuskegee University
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, September 1, 2022

The arrival of the Empire Windrush at Tilbury on 22 June 1948 marked the beginning of an important period in British writing but also an era that largely silenced women writers—particularly women writers of colour. In the years following the arrival of the Windrush, the output of women writers of colour in the UK, or Black British women writers, increased. Yet, recognition of this group was not as forthcoming as acclaim and acknowledgement rested largely on male writers. While the work of all immigrant writers in the UK—particularly those texts that recount the lived experiences surrounding immigration—is critical to literature studies, women writers have historically been isolated to the margins of the canon.

'The Social Hieroglyphic': Modernist Reading Practices and their Afterlives

updated: 
Sunday, June 12, 2022 - 9:26am
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA 2023 Convention)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 30, 2022

Anticipating notions of modern cryptography, Marx famously observed in Capital Vol. I, that value “does not have its description branded on its forehead; it rather transforms every product of labour into a social hieroglyphic.” Therefore, to understand the “product of [this] labour”--the commodity form–we must learn how to read (as in, decode) the “social hieroglyphic.” Reading, for Marx, thus becomes a site of significant contention as it leads to the making and unmaking of our social world. This panel seeks to examine ways in which the modernist era encountered processes of “social hieroglyph[y]” in the literary marketplace and turned the act of reading into a distinct practice with serious stakes.

Call for Papers-Vol. 4, Issue 1

updated: 
Sunday, June 12, 2022 - 9:26am
International Review of Literary Studies- IRLS
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, July 1, 2022

Call for Papers-International Review of Literary Studies

Call for Papers:

Upcoming Volum 4, Issue 1 January-June 2022

International Review of Literary Studies (IRLS) is an International peer-review journal of literary studies that publishes original research articles, review papers, book reviews, and cutting-edge research informed by Literary and Cultural Theory. Acceptable themes include, but are not limited to, the following:

Call for International Symposium on Educational Research (ERL2022)

updated: 
Sunday, June 12, 2022 - 9:26am
Education Research Lab Prince Sultan University, Saudi Arabia
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, July 15, 2022

Call for International Symposium on Educational Research (ERL2022)

The Educational Research Lab (ERL) at Prince Sultan University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, is pleased to invite you to join us for the 2nd International Symposium on Educational Research (ERL2022)as a Journal Partner. 

Please submit a 250-word abstract related to Education, the teaching of language & literature, TESOL, ESL and pedagogy subjects and you will get the acceptance/rejection notification within 2 weeks of submission.  There is no fee for presenting/attending at this symposium.  

The (P)redrawn, Near Past and Near Future City

updated: 
Sunday, June 12, 2022 - 9:25am
NEMLA 2023 Conference (roundtable session; Mar 23-26 at Niagara Falls, NY)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 30, 2022

This roundtable invites papers that explore the folds in time in which cities exist, either mapped, virtually drawn, or told to establish the cultural movements running beneath cities’ lives.  What narratives engage these moments of close past or emerging shifts that impact the resilience of urban life?  What small gestures, ephemera, and/or detritus best represent the city’s recent past or future?  What elemental, unspoken aspects of urban space perhaps seem most threatened in the present moment?  Versus the city obliterated by time, how does literary or visual storytelling engage, re-imagine, or frame the lived and enduring city?  How do these more present reflections become windows on deeper time, human movement, and urban space?

Queer and Queer Crip Resiliency and Care (2023 NeMLA Convention, WGSC)

updated: 
Sunday, June 12, 2022 - 1:19am
Northeast Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 30, 2022

Leah Lakshmi Piepzna-Samarasinha's Care Work: Dreaming Disability Justice (2018) details, through a series of essays, the disabled queer community's knack for finding "ways to keep each other alive when the state is fucked, and community is fucked and inadequate too" (63). From care webs to mutual aid to political organizing, Piepzna-Samarasinha both champions and advocates for a care-taking by and for the communities it aims to serve, one that fosters self-determination, legibility, and resiliency. This panel invites proposals that center in their research and analysis the doing of queer and queer crip care work.

Postcolonial Crime Narratives as Social Critique

updated: 
Saturday, June 11, 2022 - 11:36pm
(NeMLA 2023)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 30, 2022

NeMLA Annual Convention (Niagara Falls, NY; 23-26 March 2023)

Postcolonial Crime Narratives as Social Critique (Panel)

Call for Papers-Vol. 4, Issue 1

updated: 
Saturday, June 11, 2022 - 2:47pm
International Review of Literary Studies- IRLS
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, July 1, 2022

Call for Papers-International Review of Literary Studies

Call for Papers:

Upcoming Volum 4, Issue 1 January-June 2022

International Review of Literary Studies (IRLS) is an International peer-review journal of literary studies that publishes original research articles, review papers, book reviews, and cutting-edge research informed by Literary and Cultural Theory. Acceptable themes include, but are not limited to, the following:

The Senses and Memory

updated: 
Saturday, June 11, 2022 - 1:57pm
Chanelle Dupuis / NeMLA
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 30, 2022

From the "Proust Effect" to music's "reminiscence bump", the senses can evoke strong memories and convey complex details of an event. Each sense is encoded in the brain in its own particular way and registers unique characteristics of a moment. Likewise, the senses in tandem can build relations that resonate the multisensory qualities of an event. We are looking for papers that explore the link between the senses and memory in various forms of media and texts. The proposals should interact with Sensory Studies (Smell, Sound, Taste, Touch, and Sight) in some way or be works that consider the intersection of the senses (synesthesia, etc).

Cut the Schmaltzy Music: Representations of Disability in Reality Competition Shows

updated: 
Saturday, June 11, 2022 - 1:57pm
Lindsay Bryde/ Northeast Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 30, 2022

This session seeks papers that look at how disability is depicted in reality competition series. Participants are encouraged to consider the edit that the contestant(s) received and whether accommodations were provided during the competition. How are contestants asked to represent, and educate audiences of, a diverse community that includes those with invisible and/or silent disabilities?

The conference is being held by the Northeast Modern Language Association and will take place March 23-26, 2023, 2022 in Niagra Falls, NY.

The Politics and Poetics of Paper (NeMLA 2023)

updated: 
Saturday, June 11, 2022 - 1:57pm
Victor Sierra Matute / Baruch College, CUNY
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 30, 2022

Since its invention around 100 BC in China, paper has shaped and supported an incredibly wide range of social, cultural, and artistic practices all over the world and of all ages. This interdisciplinary panel seeks case studies that interrogate the political and aesthetic potential of paper. It welcomes contributions from all disciplines, areas, periods, and geographies. Topics may include but are not limited to: paper as a trade commodity; the materiality of paper; paper artifacts; paper as a tool for governance; epistolary cultures; manuscripts and printed matters.

YES WE CAN! Female Superheroes

updated: 
Saturday, June 11, 2022 - 1:57pm
Chantelle MacPhee / Saint Leo University
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, July 31, 2022

Are you a major fan of DC or the Marvel Universe and its female characters: Captain Marvel, Wonder Woman, Black Widow, General Okoye, Princess Shuri or any others in the universe? We are developing an edited collection with interest already from publishers focused on Female Superheroes and their representation in a traditionally male-dominated film genre--action. Potential themes are female representations of power, strength (physically, psychologically, scientifically), as well as female minority representations of female power in superheroes and how they are similiar or different from their male counterparts. We are also interested in exploring how these female superheroes are portrayed when the director(s), producer(s), writer(s) are female.

Edited Volume on Frederick Rolfe (AKA Baron Corvo), particularly "Hadrian the Seventh"

updated: 
Saturday, June 11, 2022 - 1:57pm
University of British Columbia/University of Warsaw
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, September 1, 2022

We are seeking submissions for an upcoming volume on the work of Frederick Rolfe, also known as Baron Corvo, with particular emphasis placed on his novel Hadrian the Seventh. The book will be published by Lexington Books in 2024. The chapters should be around 7,500 words.

Topics of interest include, but are not limited to:

Conference Ventana 4: Decolonial Dialogues from within and beyond the Global Margins

updated: 
Saturday, June 11, 2022 - 1:57pm
Ventana Conference on Latin America
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, July 8, 2022

Extended deadline for

Call for Papers and Workshops

8th July 2022

 

 

Conference Ventana 4 has extended the deadline to receive applications for Papers and Workshops. The new date is Friday 8th of July 2022.

Cadernos de Fraseoloxía Galega, issue 24

updated: 
Saturday, June 11, 2022 - 1:56pm
Centro Ramón Piñeiro para a Investigación en Humanidades
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, October 24, 2022

Cadernos de Fraseoloxía Galega (CFG), an international journal on phraseological and paremiological research edited by Centro Ramón Piñeiro para a Investigación en Humanidades (Xunta de Galicia), is seeking submissions of contributions for its twenty-fourth issue. Even though the deadline is permanently open, only manuscripts received by October 24, 2022 will be considered for issue 24. 

CFP--Concentric: Literary and Cultural Studies Vol. 49 No. 1 “Culture Chameleons: Narrative Code-Switching”

updated: 
Saturday, June 11, 2022 - 1:56pm
Concentric: Literary and Cultural Studies / Department of English, National Taiwan Normal University
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, June 30, 2022

Concentric: Literary and Cultural Studies

Vol. 49 No. 1 | March 2023

Call for Papers

Culture Chameleons: Narrative Code-Switching

Guest Editors

Earl Jackson, Jr. (Asia University)

Mary Goodwin (National Taiwan Normal University)

Deadline for Submissions: June 30, 2022

 

CFP--Concentric: Literary and Cultural Studies Vol. 49 No. 2 “The Rise of Profilicity (Profile-Based Identity): Literature and Theory in the Twenty-First Century”

updated: 
Saturday, June 11, 2022 - 1:56pm
Concentric: Literary and Cultural Studies / Department of English, National Taiwan Normal University
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 15, 2023

Concentric: Literary and Cultural Studies

Vol. 49 No. 2 | September 2023

Call for Papers

The Rise of Profilicity (Profile-Based Identity):

Literature and Theory in the Twenty-First Century

Guest Editors

Hans-Georg Moeller (University of Macau)

Paul D’Ambrosio (East China Normal University)

Bodily Transgressions in Fantastika Media: A Digital Symposium

updated: 
Saturday, June 11, 2022 - 1:56pm
Fantastika Journal
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, August 15, 2022

Bodily Transgressions in Fantastika Media

A Digital Symposium: 12 November 2022

“Fantastika” – a term appropriated from a range of Slavonic languages by John Clute – embraces the genres of Fantasy, Science Fiction, and Horror, but can also include Alternate History, Gothic, Steampunk, Young Adult Dystopic Fiction, or any other radically imaginative narrative space. Our goal is to bring together academics, independent researchers, creators, and audiences who share an interest in this diverse range of fields with the aim of opening up new dialogues, productive controversies, and critical collaborations.

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