Studia austriaca (founded in 1992)
An international journal devoted to the study of Austrian culture and literature
Published annually in the spring
p-ISSN 1593-2508 | e-ISSN 2385-2925
Editor-in-chief: Fausto Cercignani
Co-Editor: Marco Castellari
Chinese fandoms are a growing area of interest attracting attention from groups as diverse as academia, industry, and even government. Although the foci of these groups vary, at the core are questions related to the function, organization, interests, and activities of fan groups. As Chinese media and entertainment industries mature and transnational collaborations increase, content and celebrity figures both inside and outside the Chinese context are increasingly distributed, consumed, and implicated in the formation (or extension) of fan communities.
The E. E. Cummings Society invites proposals for two panels at the American Literature Association conference, to be held at the Palmer House Hilton, Chicago on May 26-29, 2022.
Panel 1: Cummings and Transcendence
In 1960, Norman Friedman declared that Cummings’ “philosophy of life” was “transcendental, romantic, prelapsarian, organicist, and individualistic. The same is publicly available in the writings of many others, such as Emerson, Whitman, Thoreau, and Emily Dickinson” (Art 66). We seek papers examining, critiquing, clarifying, or complicating these assertions through a close reading of any Cummings work(s).
American Literature Association Annual Conference
May 26-29, 2022
The Kurt Vonnegut Society will sponsor two panels at the upcoming ALA Conference:
Vonnegut on Film
Robert Weide’s documentary Kurt Vonnegut: Unstuck in Time was released in theaters
on November 19, 2021, following a Kickstarter campaign and much anticipation from
Vonnegut fans and scholars alike. Weide’s work is the first full-length documentary film
addressing the author’s life and works. This session invites responses to the
documentary and to “Vonnegut on Film” more broadly.
Keynote and plenary speakers of the conference:
The book provides an in-depth analysis of global perspectives on advancing public and social gender policy worldwide; it also examines women’s political representation and participation in peace processes in the context of their community, emphasizing existing cultural norms with biases, questioning societal prejudices toward women, for example, in STEM and creative economies. The volume covers several domains presenting a wide range of important issues that demonstrate gender inequality, discussing a wide range of cultural and geographical realities.
The 2022 First Book Institute
June 12-18, 2022
Hosted by the Center for American Literary Studies (CALS) at Pennsylvania State University
Sean X. Goudie, Director of the Center for American Literary Studies and Winner of the MLA Prize for a First Book
Priscilla Wald, R. Florence Brinkley Professor of English and Women’s Studies, Duke University, and Co-Editor of American Literature
Aperçus: Histories Texts Cultures
A Bucknell University Press Series
Aperçus is a series of books exploring the connections among historiography, culture, and textual representation in various disciplines. Revisionist in intention, Aperçus seeks monographs as well as guest-edited multi-authored volumes, which stage critical interventions to open up new possibilities for interrogating how systems of knowledge production operate at the intersections of individual and collective thought.
Call for PapersUCSD Literature Department 3rd Annual Graduate Student Conference
University of California, San Diego
Remote, April 29th-30th, 2022
We’d like to remind you of the upcoming conference abstracts deadline of 31 January for the conference “Shadow Screens: Unmade, Unseen, Unreleased Film and Television”.
CALL FOR PAPERS
Jadavpur University Essays and Studies (JUES) Vol. 36 (Themed Issue)
Editors: Dr. Rafat Ali
Dr. Doyeeta Majumder
Death, Dying and Diseases: Critical Reflections
Conference dates: March 2-4th, 2022
CFP deadline: 1st february
Place: Madrid (Spain)
Organised by: Medieval Colors Network. Universidad Complutense de Madrid (CAPIRE Research Group), Freie Universität Berlin, Uniwersytet Jagielloński, Università di Bologna, Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne y Helsingin Yliopisto.
CFP #IFM2022 Virtual Conference
Extended Deadline - January 31st, 2022
Hosted by Ryerson University (Canada), The University of Texas at Dallas (USA), University of Sao Paulo (Brazil), Leeds Trinity University (UK), and the University of Bayreuth (Germany)
Judith Aston, Associate Professor and Wallscourt Fellow in Film ＆Digital Arts, the University of the West of England, Bristol (United Kingdom)
Current Research in Speculative Fiction 2022
11th Annual Conference
30th June – 1st July 2022, University of Liverpool - https://crsfhome.home.blog/
“Always treat language like a dangerous toy.” (Ansel Hollo)
Dr. Christy Tidwell (South Dakota School of Mine & Technology) Dr. Jalondra A Davies (Writer and Scholar)
WORKSHOP: Sell Your Stories: Writing and Submitting SFF Short Fiction.
Impost: A Journal of Creative and Critical Work
deadline for submissions:
4 April 2022
full name / name of organization:
English Association of Pennsylvania State Universities
contact information: email@example.com
Impost: A Journal of Creative and Critical Work, a peer-reviewed journal published by the English Association of Pennsylvania State Universities, welcomes submissions of creative writing (poetry, fiction, nonfiction, short dramatic pieces, and literary journalism), as well as scholarly essays in all fields of English studies.
Constructing Fantastical Worlds: from Antiquity to the Present
University of Amsterdam, Thursday 30th June– Friday 1st July 2022
Keynote Speakers: Dr Benjamin Stevens (Trinity University) and Dr Rutger Allan (Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam)
This interdisciplinary two-day workshop is devoted to the construction of fantastical worlds across various narrative media from antiquity to the present.
Special issue of Women’s Writing (Taylor & Francis)
‘Women’s Writing from 1900–1920’
Guest Edited by Meredith Miller and Joanne Ella Parsons
Crones, Crime, and the Gothic
Falmouth University UK, 10-11 June 2022
Older women have traditionally been portrayed negatively in folklore, fairy tales, literature and film, for example. Images of witches, evil stepmothers, shrivelled, bitter 'spinsters', and vindictive, bullying women abusing positions of power are rife in Western culture. Yet,
perhaps things are changing. A new emphasis on the need to discuss and understand the
Due to a number of requests and a heck of a hectic beginning to 2022, we have extended the deadline for article submissions for Theatre Annual 2022. We welcome articles on theatre and performance of North, Central, and South America and the Caribbean Islands, from diverse fields such as theatre studies, performance studies, popular culture, music, anthropology, dance, communication, philosophy, folklore, history, and areas of interest that cross disciplinary lines. We especially encourage submissions from graduate students and early career scholars. Please do not hesitate to contact TA editor Ann Folino White firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions regarding your submission.
Suspirias: Covering Trauma, Memory and the Body
Queen Mary, University of London, 11th June 2022
Co-organisers: Archie Wolfman and Alice Pember
This symposium considers Dario Argento’s 1977 giallo horror Suspiria alongside Luca Guadagnino’s 2018 film of the same name.
The James Fenimore Cooper Society Journal is the official publication of the James Fenimore Cooper Society. Published twice a year, it promotes the study of the life and works of James Fenimore Cooper (1789-1851). The Cooper Society draws its membership from scholars and enthusiasts from about a dozen countries.
Deadline Extended to January 23!
Thoreau and Frost Societies: ALA Proposals 2022
The Robert Frost Society the Thoreau Society are pleased to sponsor these two joint sessions at the upcoming ALA Conference in Chicago, May 26-29, 2022. (https://americanliteratureassociation.org/).
We are editing a Handbook of the Short Story in the World for Brill as part of the series Handbooks of Literary and Cultural Studies, and we are looking for chapters on some specific topics (see below). We are well aware that the chapters are broad in their scope. Some of these chapters should have a comparativist approach that covers several countries. For that reason, we are looking for potential contributors who have expertise in the field to write a synthetical approach to the topic while at the same time being analytical in the discussion of concrete short stories. Ideally a chapter should offer an overview of the topic, and then discuss three or four authors and/ or stories.
The academic journal Queer Studies in Media & Popular Culture, published by Intellect Ltd., seeks an established or emerging scholar to serve as its Reviews Editor. We particularly seek individuals with expansive interests in the areas addressed by the journal, evidence of an accomplished or promising record of scholarship, and familiarity with the editing process. The successful candidate will be responsible for recruitment of three to five reviews per issue of books, other media, or older works deserving a new look; editing those reviews; and securing author permissions to publish them. A small stipend from the publisher is provided.
The Carson McCullers Society ~ Call for Papers
Carson McCullers and Social Justice
American Literature Association (ALA) Annual Conference / Chicago, IL, May 26-29, 2022
Conference: 17-18 March 2022 (via Zoom platform)
Professor Wojciech Owczarski – University of Gdańsk, Poland
Professor Paulo Endo – University of São Paulo, Brazil
CALL FOR PAPERS:
As various formats of lockdown to contain the Covid-19 virus in many nations across the world continue into their second year, there is an urgent need to critically analyze this situation and its historical backdrop from more traditionally left-oriented perspectives. This urgent need is likewise required in light of the more recent global vaccine rollouts and various digital health pass mandates that have followed as a supposed ‘way out’ of the lockdown logic. Such lockdowns, health pass mandates, and blanket vaccine rollouts clearly attempt to posit some kind of ‘public good’ or ‘solidarity’ over more individualist considerations; sentiments which on the surface appear to be benevolent and even left-oriented.