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Betwixt and between: Questions of the liminal

updated: 
Thursday, December 1, 2022 - 2:31pm
Johns Hopkins University Spanish Graduate Students
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, December 15, 2022

How does the liminal manifest in the Spanish-speaking world? To what does it respond in various contexts, spaces, and artistic expressions? From colonial wounds, through border disputes, gender expression, and artistic hybridization, the history of the Spanish-language sphere is one of diverse networks of communication. The idea of the liminal allows for the revision, evaluation, and deconstruction of these bordered spaces, to elaborate a site of dialogue and encounter. This conference proposes to be such a site.

 

Suggested themes include, but are not limited to:

The Sea in American Literature - ALA 2023 Boston

updated: 
Thursday, December 1, 2022 - 12:57pm
Jonathan Bayliss Society
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, January 25, 2023

American Literature Association Annual Conference - Boston May 25-28, 2023

 
The Sea in American Literature

deadline for submissions: January 25, 2023

The Jonathan Bayliss Society invites submissions for a panel on The Sea in American Literature. Potential subjects for this panel range from Melville and Richard Henry Dana to Stephen Crane, Robert Lowell, Elizabeth Bishop, Barry Lopez, and Jonathan Bayliss, but others will occur to you as well. Please send abstracts of no more than 250 words to Gary Grieve-Carlson at grieveca@lvc.edu by January 25, 2023. Be sure to note if you have AV requirements.

Narrative Form in American Fiction - ALA 2023 Boston

updated: 
Thursday, December 1, 2022 - 12:57pm
Jonathan bayliss Society
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, January 25, 2023

The Jonathan Bayliss Society will sponsor a roundtable panel at the 34th Annual Conference of the American Literature Association, to be held May 25-28, 2023, at the Westin Copley Plaza Hotel in Boston.

Narrative Form in American Fiction

deadline for submissions: January 25, 2023

EXTENDED CALL - ESRA Seminar: Ethics of Adapting Shakespeare’s Plays in Totalitarian Contexts

updated: 
Thursday, December 1, 2022 - 12:00pm
European Shakespeare Research Association
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, December 31, 2022

ESRA Seminar: Ethics of Adapting Shakespeare's Plays in Totalitarian Contexts

Seminar at the ESRA CONFERENCE - Budapest - July 6-9 2023 - https://esra2023.btk.ppke.hu/

Conveners: Shauna O’Brien (University of Łódź) shauna.obrien[at]filologia.uni.lodz.plEma Vyroubalová (Trinity College Dublin) vyroubae[at]tcd.ie

Extended Call - Transitional Female Being: An Ecocritical Politics of Peri/Post/Menopause

updated: 
Wednesday, November 30, 2022 - 11:52pm
Nicole Anae, Ph.D. Central Queensland University
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, December 18, 2022

Chapter proposals are invited for the edited collection Transitional Female Being: An Ecocritical Politics of Peri/Post/Menopause, due by December 18, 2022. This volume aims to make a significant contribution to communicating beyond the biological elements of menstruation and pregnancy, interests which determines the direction of much ecofeminist theory, toward seriously engaging with a fundamental discourse effectively silenced in ecofeminist thinking: Menopause.

ASLE + AESS 2023: (Non)fictional Representations of Labor in Reclaiming the Commons [New Deadline]

updated: 
Wednesday, November 30, 2022 - 1:54pm
Matt Morgenstern / Purdue University
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 2, 2022

Environmental humanists are uniquely poised to consider how creative texts (including but not limited to novels, short stories, poems, films, theatre, visual art media, and podcasts) represent the imagined labor of reclaiming the commons in a variety of contexts. Though these representations may range from realist to fabulist, from actionable to impossible, EH teachers, writers, scholars, and activists can share these representations to inspire new, detailed methods for reclamation. Accordingly, this panel considers how various texts represent the labor of reclaiming the commons and how those representations can speak to real-world reclamation efforts.

Literary and Popular Culture Reimaginings in the #MeToo in South Asia and the Diaspora (Edited Collection of Essays)

updated: 
Wednesday, November 30, 2022 - 9:45am
Nidhi Shrivastava
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, December 31, 2022

This edited volume examines how sexual violence and feminist interventions in South Asia and the Diaspora have been articulated in literature and popular culture in the context of and in opposition to the #MeToo Movement. The #MeToo has significantly impacted how we understand sexual harassment, rape, and gendered violence, especially in the US.  However, the movement was taken up only briefly by the media and entertainment industry in South Asia and the Diaspora.

DEADLINE EXTENDED - Humanities in the digital age: New directions and emerging trends - Virtual International Conference

updated: 
Wednesday, November 30, 2022 - 4:03am
Department of English, Kristu Jayanti College (Autonomous), Bengaluru, India
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, December 15, 2022

Living as we do in the age of technology, we have witnessed the internet, social media, and smart devices penetrate every sphere of human activity. Technology provides  powerful tools to conduct research on a scale hitherto unimaginable: for the first time in history, scholars from the stream of humanities are facing the problem of data abundance rather than scarcity (Rosenzweig, 2003). New methods and tools are evolving everyday to analyse Big Data. New formats of presenting and disseminating research have also become available, of which pre-print archiving and open access projects are only some of the most common examples.

Religion, Secularism and Nationalism: Literature of South Asia

updated: 
Tuesday, November 29, 2022 - 1:31pm
SARE: Southeast Asian Review of English
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, November 15, 2022

SPECIAL ISSUE: SARE, VOL. 60, No. 1, JULY 2023

CALL FOR PAPERS

Religion, Secularism and Nationalism: Literature of South Asia” for the journal, SARE: Southeast Asian Review of English (International peer-reviewed journal indexed in Elsevier's Scopus, and Clarivate Analytics' Emerging Sources Citation Index) 

Guest Editors: Nukhbah Taj Langah and Goutam Karmakar

Consolation in Contemporary British and Postcolonial Literatures

updated: 
Tuesday, November 29, 2022 - 10:09am
Vanessa Guignery, Diane Gagneret and Héloïse Lecomte, ENS de Lyon (France)
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, December 15, 2022

Consolation in contemporary British and postcolonial literatures

6-7 April 2023 

École Normale Supérieure de Lyon

Amphitheatre Descartes, 15 Parvis René Descartes, 69007 Lyon 

 

Keynote speaker: Professor David James (University of Birmingham)

 

International Conference The Presence of the Past: Problematising Temporalities in Irish Studies

updated: 
Tuesday, November 29, 2022 - 7:15am
SOFEIR (French Society of Irish Studies)
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, December 15, 2022

Conference of the SOFEIR (Société Française d’Études irlandaises / French Association of Irish Studies)

9-10 March 2023

University of Lille, France

Call for Papers

 

The Presence of the Past:

Problematising Temporalities in Irish Studies

Robert Frost at the American Literature Association 2023

updated: 
Monday, November 28, 2022 - 3:21pm
The Robert Frost Society
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 15, 2023

The Robert Frost Society invites papers for a roundtable and a panel at the 2023 American Literature Association Conference, May 25-28, 2023 in Boston.

 

New Hampshire and Beyond: Robert Frost and His Successors (Roundtable)

Robert Frost's book New Hampshire turns 100 in 2023, and this roundtable contributes to a year-long exploration of and response to that groundbreaking volume, which won Frost the first of his four Pulitzer Prizes. The Frost Society welcomes 100- to 250-word proposals that reflect on the impact that the poems from New Hampshire had on Frost’s successors, and/or on how these poems anticipated some of the poet’s own later work.

 

Narrative at the Dull Edge of Extinction — ASLE and AESS 2023

updated: 
Sunday, November 27, 2022 - 5:00pm
Nathaniel Otjen (Princeton University)
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, December 15, 2022

Association for the Study of Literature and Environment (ASLE) and Association for Environmental Studies and Sciences (AESS) Conference — Portland, OR, July 9-12, 2023

Narrative at the Dull Edge of Extinction

Moving towards a sustainable future: Decolonising theory, praxis and pedagogy in South Asia

updated: 
Sunday, November 27, 2022 - 3:46pm
Debadrita Chakraborty, UPES India
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 15, 2023

This is a call for paper for the panel titled ' Moving towards a sustainable future: Decolonising theory, praxis and pedagogy in South Asia' at the  27th European Conference of South Asian Studies (ECSAS) in Turin in July, 2023 

Abstract:

Mythology in Contemporary Culture at National Conference of PCA

updated: 
Sunday, November 27, 2022 - 3:45pm
Popular Culture Association
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, December 20, 2022

Mythology in Contemporary Culture

Popular Culture Association National Conference

April 5-9, 2023

San Antonio Marriott Rivercenter, San Antonio, Texas

2nd Annual Michael Gordon Memorial History Graduate Conference

updated: 
Sunday, November 27, 2022 - 3:44pm
UW-Milwaukee History Graduate Student Association
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, February 15, 2023

The History Graduate Student Association at

the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

 

The 2nd Annual Michael Gordon Memorial History Graduate Conference

 

The Presence of History: Crises of Emotion, Identity, and Nostalgia

 

April 28-30, 2023

 

CCLA Post-Magical Realist Worlds Research Group Special Topic Panel: "Salman Rushdie’s Oeuvre in the Reckoning and Re-imagining Conversation.”

updated: 
Sunday, November 27, 2022 - 3:42pm
Canadian Comparative Literature Association / Association Canadienne de Littérature Comparée (CCLA/ACLC)
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, December 15, 2022

Canadian Comparative Literature Association / Association Canadienne de Littérature Comparée (CCLA/ACLC) Conference

May 29 to June 1, 2023 at York University, in conjunction with the 2023 Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences. 

Call for Special Topic Panel Paper Presentations 

The Post-Magical Realist Worlds research group invites contributions to the special topic panel: "Salman Rushdie’s Oeuvre in the Reckoning and Re-imagining Conversation.”

CCLA/ACLC Congress Theme: Reckonings and Re-imaginings in Comparative Literature

Posthumanism: A Study in 21st-century Perspectives

updated: 
Sunday, November 27, 2022 - 3:42pm
Pinaki Roy and Tanima Dutta
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, June 30, 2023

"POSTHUMANISM: A STUDY IN TWENTY-FIRST-CENTURY PERSPECTIVES"

JOINT-EDITORS: PINAKI ROY AND TANIMA DUTTA

The world and human civilisation are governed by rapid and gradual changes. In order to perceive and explore these changes - among other disciplines of literature and social sciences - posthumanism was developed very late in the 20th century as a literary-philosophical approach to interpreting these changes.

Tall Tales and Urban Legends in American Literature

updated: 
Sunday, November 27, 2022 - 3:41pm
Jasleen Singh, University of Toronto
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, January 3, 2023

Tall Tales and Urban Legends in American Literature

Canadian Association for American Studies (CAAS) 2023 Conference, Mount Saint Vincent University, Halifax, NS, September 22-24, 2023

Organized by Ross Bullen (OCAD University) and Jasleen Singh (University of Toronto)

 

Margaret Fuller Society American Literature Association 2023 Conference CFPs

updated: 
Sunday, November 27, 2022 - 3:38pm
Margaret Fuller Society
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, January 10, 2023

The Margaret Fuller Society will sponsor two panels at the 34th Annual Conference of the American Literature Association, to be held 25–28 May 2023 at The Westin Copley Place in Boston. Please help us circulate these calls far and wide across your circles of shared interest.

 

SESSION 1

Foundations for the "World at Large": Women Authors and Their Homes

 

"No home can be healthful in which are not cherished seeds of good for the world at large."

—Margaret Fuller, New-York Tribune, 12 December 1844

 

 

Affective Labor (Special issue JMMLA)

updated: 
Sunday, November 27, 2022 - 3:37pm
Douglas Dowland
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, January 31, 2023

The Journal of the Midwest Modern Language Association invites submissions for its spring 2023 special issue focused on the theme “Affective Labor.” The special issue editors seek essays from across historical periods that address the role of affective labor in literature, film, and media. We seek analyses of the role of kin work, caring labor, nurturing and maternal activities; of pink collar, gendered labor; and other ways in which the affective is put to work, broadly conceived. The deadline for submissions is January 31, 2023.

A non-exhaustive list of subjects we would appreciate reading essays on includes:

TextGenEd: Teaching with Text Generation Technologies

updated: 
Sunday, November 27, 2022 - 3:36pm
Carly Schnitzler / UNC-Chapel Hill
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, December 20, 2022

CALL FOR PROPOSALS: TextGenEd: Teaching with Text Generation Technologies 

Editors: 

Annette Vee, Assoc. Prof. of English and Dir. of Composition, University of Pittsburgh

Tim Laquintano, Assoc. Prof. of English and Dir. of College Writing Program, Lafayette College 

Carly Schnitzler, Ph.D. Candidate, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill

 

The Emotional Lives of English Teachers: Stories from Our Classrooms (Edited Collection)

updated: 
Sunday, November 27, 2022 - 3:33pm
Jonathan S. Cullick & Ginger Blackwell / Northern Kentucky University
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, March 30, 2023

CALL FOR CONTRIBUTORS

The Emotional Lives of English Teachers: Stories from Our Classrooms (Edited Collection)

Every teacher has a voice and a story to tell. Our stories matter. Not only do they matter, but as Lad Tobin has argued, acknowledging our emotions and our stories is essential if we are going to be effective teachers of writing and literature. As human beings, we cannot disconnect from our emotions. It is through the sharing of our stories that true learning and meaning occur.

“Disability (in) Literature in North Carolina" Special Feature Section

updated: 
Sunday, November 27, 2022 - 3:31pm
North Carolina Literary Review
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, August 31, 2023

The North Carolina Literary Review (NCLR) is seeking submissions of interviews and literary criticism for a special feature section on the theme of “Disability (in) Literature in North Carolina" for its 2024 issues.  Many North Carolina writers have written about their own experiences with chronic illness or disability, from Reynolds Price’s meditations on the spinal cancer that rendered him paraplegic in A Whole New Life: An Illness and a Healing (1994) to James Tate Hill’s recent memoir Blind Man’s Bluff (2021) about his experiences with Leber’s hereditary optic neuropathy, a condition that left him legally blind.

Achieving Stability during Unstable Times

updated: 
Sunday, November 27, 2022 - 3:30pm
Benedictine University Mesa
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, March 15, 2023

People respond in accordance to how you relate to them. If you approach them on the basis of violence, that's how they'll react. But if you say, 'We want peace, we want stability,' we can then do a lot of things that will contribute to the progress of our society.

Nelson Mandela******

 

Organization: Benedictine University Mesa

Event: International Interdisciplinary Conference “Achieving Stability during Unstable Times”

Keynote Speaker: Professor Fernando Romero

“Engagement and the Post-Pandemic Academy”

updated: 
Sunday, November 27, 2022 - 3:29pm
New Jersey College English Association
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 30, 2023

Call for Papers

NJCEA Annual Conference

March 18, 2023

Seton Hall University

 

“Engagement and the Post-Pandemic Academy”

 

Keynote Speaker: Deborah Mutnick, Professor of English, Long Island City University

 

“The Post-Pandemic University: Where Do We Go from Here?”

Fairytale in East Asian Fashion (edited collection)

updated: 
Sunday, November 27, 2022 - 3:27pm
Amanda Sikarskie, University of Michigan
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, May 1, 2023

We are soliciting chapter proposals for an edited collection on Fairytale in East Asian Fashion. Stories of yokai (Japan), yogwae (Korea), or yaoguai (China), such as “The Crane Wife” and “The Robe of Feathers,” manifest themselves everywhere in East Asian popular culture these days—from manga, anime / donghua / webtoons, and Pokémon, to fashion. One sees this phenomenon through brands such as Maison Kitsune, yokai-themed collections, street style, cosplay, and of course, traditional ethnic dress. Chapters may cover any fairytale or any fantastical creature that features strongly in Asian fairytale—baku, dokkaebi, kappa, kitsune / huli jing / gumiho, qilin, yuki onna, etc etc.

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