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Multidisciplinary Collection on Transraciality

updated: 
Thursday, April 7, 2022 - 3:51pm
Molly McKibbin & Rebecca Tuvel
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, June 30, 2022

Description:

In 2015, the case of Rachel Doležal sparked a heated debate about transraciality and helped to establish an academic examination of the subject.  The scholarly consideration of transraciality is in its formative stages and this edited collection is an effort to expand and develop the existing discussion.  The first of its kind, this volume will include interdisciplinary contributions from scholars who bring a wide range of perspectives and approaches to the subject.  We are interested in chapters that help us, as an academic community, better understand transraciality as a concept or practice. 

RSA 2023 (San Juan, March 9–11): New Approaches to Early Modern Metaphor

updated: 
Thursday, April 7, 2022 - 3:50pm
Hayley Cotter, University of Massachusetts Amherst
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, June 15, 2022

“A metaphor,” wrote philosopher Monroe Beardsley in his Aesthetics (1958), “is a miniature poem, and the explication of a metaphor is a model for all explication.” Beardsley recognized the interpretive value of the trope, and metaphor offers a rich site to deepen cultural, artistic, and literary understanding of the early modern period. This panel seeks papers across disciplines that offer new theoretical frameworks for engaging with early modern metaphor. It also aims to foster transdisciplinary dialogue among panelists. Possible topics include visual metaphor, scientific and mathematical metaphor, metaphor in translation, poetic and literary metaphor, legal metaphor, Renaissance theories of metaphor, and problems of interpretation.

American, British and Canadian Studies, Special Issue: Staging Crisis in Contemporary North American Theatre and Performance, December 2022

updated: 
Thursday, April 7, 2022 - 3:50pm
Ana-Karina Schneider/ Lucian Blaga University of Sibiu
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, August 1, 2022

Special Issue: Staging Crisis in Contemporary North American Theatre and Performance, December 2022

 

Deadline: 1 August 2022

 

Special Guest Editor:

Felicia Hardison Londré (University of Missouri Curators’ Distinguished Professor Emerita of Theatre)

 

Guest Editors:

Diana Benea (University of Bucharest), diana.benea@lls.unibuc.ro

Ludmila Martanovschi (Ovidius University, Constanța), martanovschi.ludmila@univ-ovidius.ro

 

CFP Reminder - Humanities Bulletin 5.1 May 2022

updated: 
Thursday, April 7, 2022 - 3:50pm
Humanities Bulletin/London Academic Publishing, UK
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, April 25, 2022

Humanities Bulletin Journal - Call for papers
Submission Deadline: April 25, 2022
Vol. 5, No. 1 - May, 2022

ISSN 2517-4266

Humanities Bulletin is a multidisciplinary peer-reviewed Journal which features original studies and reviews in the various branches of Humanities, including History, Literature, Philosophy, Arts.
This journal is not allied with any specific school of thinking or cultural tradition; instead, it encourages dialogue between ideas and people with different points of view. Our aim is to bring together different international scholars, in order to promote the dialogue between cultures, ideas and new academic researches.
The Journal is hosted by London Academic Publishing, London, UK.

Partition of India: Fiction and Films

updated: 
Thursday, April 7, 2022 - 3:50pm
Pacific Ancient and Modern Languages Association
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, May 15, 2022

CALL FOR PAPERS

It is my privilege and absolute pleasure to invite your proposals for an International Conference being organized by the Pacific Ancient and Modern Languages Association, better known as PAMLA at Los Angeles for a special session on Partition of India: Fiction and Films

Literature and Popular Culture

updated: 
Thursday, April 7, 2022 - 3:49pm
Northeast Popular & American Culture Association
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, August 1, 2022

The Literature and Popular Culture area for the 2022 Northeast Popular & American Culture Association conference is accepting paper and panel proposals from faculty and graduate students. NEPCA’s 2022 virtual annual conference will be held online from Thursday, October 20-Saturday, October 22, 2022. Abstracts are due by August 1, 2022.

 The NEPCA Literature and Popular Culture area welcomes papers that analyze and evaluate the connections between popular culture and literature, understood broadly.  How does popular culture inform and/or react to literature, and what are the implications for that relationship? 

Literature and the Other Arts, PAMLA 2022

updated: 
Thursday, April 7, 2022 - 3:49pm
Katy Siroun Simonian / PAMLA
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, May 15, 2022

Good Afternoon!

It is my plasure to announce a Call for Papers for my panel, "Literature and the Other Arts" for PAMLA 2022, which commences this Fall at UCLA. 

FILM REVIEWS for the quint

updated: 
Thursday, April 7, 2022 - 3:48pm
Dr. Antonio Sanna, journal "the quint"
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, May 15, 2022

FILM REVIEWS FOR THE QUINT

On gases, clouds, fogs and mists

updated: 
Thursday, April 7, 2022 - 3:46pm
COOLABAH Online journal of the Australian and Transnational Studies Centre at the University of Barcelona
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, June 13, 2022

COOLABAH

Online journal of the Australian and Transnational Studies Centre at the University of Barcelona

 

Special issue edited by Benjamin K. Hodges (University of Macau)

 

Fantasy, Prophecy, and Prediction as Causality Panel

updated: 
Thursday, April 7, 2022 - 3:46pm
Pacific Ancient Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, May 15, 2022

Panel Description:

Innovations in tech and science often begin with fantasies that embody a possibility (e.g. Jules Verne's From the Earth to the Moon, Dick Tracy's TV watch, flip phone communicators in Star Trek, and Neuromancer’s cyberspace as VR). Theory is followed by experimentation and prototyping, and ultimately a convergence with reality (although not without tragic casualties along the way, as in the history of flight and space exploration). In this sense, fantasy can be understood as both precursor and prophet of things-to-come.

Mothering and Motherhood on the HomeFront

updated: 
Thursday, April 7, 2022 - 3:46pm
IAMAS
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 23, 2022

IAMAS 2022/23 Conference

Mothering and Motherhood on the Home/Front

 

Part One/Working Conference Date: Sept 23, 2022 (online)

Part Two Conference Dates: March 11-13, 2023 (Chicago, IL USA or online)

Abstracts Due: Oct. 28, 2022

Theme: Mothering and Motherhood on the Home/Front

Women in Literature

updated: 
Thursday, April 7, 2022 - 3:45pm
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA)
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, May 15, 2022

We invite proposals for papers dealing with any aspect of women in literature. This session welcomes proposals on a wide variety of topics, with particular consideration granted to papers that engage with the 2022 conference theme of "Geographies of the Fantastic and the Quotidian."

https://pamla.ballastacademic.com/Home/S/18576

Multiverse Science Fiction and Fantasy Convention

updated: 
Thursday, April 7, 2022 - 3:45pm
Multiverse Convention
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, June 30, 2022

Call for Submissions

Multiverse Science Fiction and Fantasy Convention

Event Date & Location: October 14-October 16, 2022, Westin Atlanta Perimeter North, 7 Concourse Parkway in Sandy Springs
Deadline for Submissions: June 30, 2022
Name of Organization: Multiverse Science Fiction and Fantasy Convention
Organization Website: https://www.multiversecon.org
Contact Email: Rhonda Jackson Joseph, Learn@Multiversecon.org

CONVENTION THEME:

Poetry and Social Institutions in a Transimperial Frame

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Thursday, April 7, 2022 - 3:45pm
Global Nineteenth-Century Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, July 1, 2022

Global Nineteenth-Century Studies

Special issue on Poetry and Social Institutions in a Transimperial Frame

Ed. Fabienne Moine

 

Framing (Serial) Killing: Changing Narratives (online, 16-18 Nov 2022)

updated: 
Thursday, April 7, 2022 - 3:45pm
University of Warsaw, University of Szczecin, Warmia and Mazury University in Olsztyn, Poland
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, June 15, 2022

A lot has changed since Neil Gaiman’s character complained “I’m sick and tired of women in our line being stereo-typed as black widows or killer nurses” (The Sandman vol. 2), both in popular culture and crime studies.

Science and Culture: Medicine, Ecology, Technology, and Human Expression

updated: 
Thursday, April 7, 2022 - 3:45pm
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA)
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, May 15, 2022

Papers are sought from any period, any cultural form/genre, and from any critical perspective that investigate the way that science and culture have influenced, informed, and challenged one another, either within society more broadly or even within higher education. Projects from the medical humanities, environmental humanities, and/or digital humanities are relevant to this panel, as are other interdisciplinary fields at the intersections of science and the humanities. We are looking for papers that consider science and culture as lived human experiences, rather than speculative science fiction per se.

Puppet => Machine: The Next Generation Panel

updated: 
Thursday, April 7, 2022 - 3:44pm
Pacific Ancient Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, May 15, 2022

Panel Description:

Puppets tread the threshold between human and object. On the one hand, they can appear as ideal revisions of the human, on the other as profoundly inhuman entities, characterized by their impertinent refusal to obey human laws, whether of language, feeling, or even mortality. Puppets exist at the nexus of the conference theme: quotidian objects invested with a fantasy of animation, of interiority, of drives, and independent goal states.

Jean Rhys and Modernist Connections

updated: 
Thursday, April 7, 2022 - 3:44pm
Feminist Modernist Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, June 1, 2022

CFP Special Issue: Jean Rhys and Modernist ConnectionsIn the 21st century, we no longer think of modernism as one cultural experience. If having a culture dramatically changed overnight and having to come up with new ways to live, in every sphere of life, constitutes modernity, then those trafficked from Africa to the Caribbean faced their own experience of it. Jean Rhys was born and formed in the Caribbean, and in reinventing herself in Europe as a writer, crafted her own modern voice out of many strands of experience and understanding, particularly as a white writer growing up in a Black post-slavery society.

Classic Horror

updated: 
Thursday, April 7, 2022 - 3:41pm
Horror Homeroom
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, April 25, 2022

CLASSIC HORROR - abstracts due April 25, 2022

2022 is the 90th anniversary of the numerous amazing classic horror films that were released in 1932, among them Freaks, Island of Lost Souls, The Most Dangerous Game, The Old Dark House, The Mummy, and White Zombie. To mark this anniversary, we are soliciting abstracts for a special 'journal' issue of the website Horror Homeroom on classic horror.  This special issue, which will come out in 2022, will certainly honor those films that have their anniversary this year, but we also want to broaden what classic horror looks like and are interested in essays that explore other national cinemas and lesser-known films.

CFP: Mid-Atlantic Popular & American Culture Association (MAPACA) -- 2022 Annual Conference – Princeton, NJ – Nov. 10-12, 2022

updated: 
Thursday, April 7, 2022 - 3:41pm
Mid-Atlantic Popular and American Culture Association
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, June 30, 2022

Mid-Atlantic Popular & American Culture Association (MAPACA)

2022 Annual Conference

November 10-12, 2022

Princeton, NJ -- Princeton Marriott at Forrestal 

 

Call for papers:

 

Proposals are welcome on all aspects of popular and American culture for inclusion in the 2022 Mid-Atlantic Popular & American Culture Association (MAPACA) conference in Princeton, NJ. Single papers, panels, roundtables, and alternative formats are welcome.

 

TEACHING WRITING IN COLLEGE

updated: 
Thursday, April 7, 2022 - 3:41pm
Lisa Diehl/University of North Georgia
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, June 3, 2022

The Teaching Writing in College section welcomes all submissions but is particularly interested in those that consider writing instruction in relation to the conference theme of “Change.” By June 4, 2022 please submit and abstract of 300-500 words, a brief bio, and any A/V or scheduling requests to Lisa Diehl, Chairperson, at lisa.diehl@ung.edu. Teaching writing has always existed in the intersection of culture, identity, and expression. Writing instructors encourage their students to attend to style, voice, and other aesthetic elements of their text. Writing instructors also encourage their students to think of their work as socially situated and able to effect change in the “real world” outside of the classroom.

Repurposing Enlightenment

updated: 
Thursday, April 7, 2022 - 3:41pm
Hanna Roman/Olivia Sabee
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, May 1, 2022

 

(MMLA 2022, Minneapolis) Trauma in the Age of Trauma

updated: 
Thursday, April 7, 2022 - 3:41pm
MMLA
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, April 15, 2022

Recent essays and articles in publications like The Atlantic and Vox have voiced growing concerns about the increasing elasticity of “trauma.” Even so, those same texts note the value of recognizing others’ trauma and of responding ethically to their stories. This worth is particularly evident in the wake of the many Covid-related traumatic events and the most recent racial reckonings (that may or may not have occurred) in the US and around the world.

Central Asia Language and Education Conference (CALE)

updated: 
Thursday, April 7, 2022 - 3:41pm
KIMEP University
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, May 26, 2022

Abstract submissions are invited to the second Central Asia Language and Education Conference (CALE) to be hosted by KIMEP University in Almaty, Kazakhstan, via Zoom on May 26-27, 2022. This conference welcomes researchers working on language education, sociolinguistics, linguistics, second language acquisition, TESOL, and related disciplines. Although the conference overall has a special interest in how issues of language and language education play out in Central Asia, papers do not need to be related to Central Asia, and researchers do not need to be based in the region.

Design for the Environment

updated: 
Thursday, April 7, 2022 - 3:41pm
KIMEP University
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, July 31, 2022

LCE is publishing a special issue of its international, peer-reviewed journal that will focus on all aspects of designing for the environment. We seek submissions of between 6000 and 8000 words from scholars in the fields of architecture, textile, fashion, art, interior design and product design who are working towards developing design solutions to environmental problems. This issue will be guest edited by Zhanel Mussakhanova.

Covid, opportunities & pushing the boundaries

updated: 
Thursday, April 7, 2022 - 3:41pm
KIMEP University
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, May 31, 2022

LCE is publishing a special issue of its international, peer-reviewed journal that focuses on issues of teaching, researching and development of Education at all levels, worldwide. We seek submissions of between 6000 and 8000 words that share insights into the analysis of and improvements in classroom-based and blended learning in the context of recent challenges. This issue will be guest edited by Dr. Konstantinos K Dimitriou.

 

Humanities and Social Sciences: Key Levers for Post-Covid Recovery

updated: 
Thursday, April 7, 2022 - 3:40pm
Chouaib Doukkali University
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, April 27, 2022

The aim of this conference is to bring together academics, doctoral students and practitioners (educators, linguists, psychologists, economists, political figures, entrepreneurs, etc.) from different countries to discuss theoretical and practical questions related to the contributions of HSS in addressing different issues related to the Covid-19 crisis. The main goal is to contribute to the realization of a sustainable and inclusive development model.

The conference will cover the following topics:

 1.    The Impact of Covid-19 on individuals, organizations, society and the macroeconomic system:

Revisiting Modernism: Texts and Contexts, Lexington Books (Call for Book Chapters)

updated: 
Wednesday, April 6, 2022 - 1:56am
Dr. Amitayu Chakraborty, Assistant Professor, Department of English, Durgapur Women's College (Affiliated to Kazi Nazrul University), West Bengal, India
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, April 30, 2022

 

 

 

Lexington Books
An imprint of The Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group, Inc.
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 CALL FOR BOOK CHAPTERS

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