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American Literature 1865 to 1945 (Deadline Extended)

updated: 
Monday, May 30, 2022 - 10:38am
The Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, June 17, 2022

Abstract

This session deals with American Literature from 1865 to 1945, exploring a wide variety of topics, including race and ethnicity, gender and sexuality, decoloniality, spirituality, class and power dynamics, environmental issues, and pedagogical and digital innovations in American literature and culture.

Description

CFP: International Steinbeck Studies Conference

updated: 
Monday, May 30, 2022 - 10:38am
International Steinbeck Society
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, November 15, 2022

2023 Steinbeck Conference: “Reading, Teaching, and Translating Steinbeck”

March 22-24, 2023     

San José State University, San José CA

 

Historical Fictions Research Network Online Conference (17 to 19 February 2023)

updated: 
Monday, May 30, 2022 - 10:38am
Historical Fictions Research Network
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, September 1, 2022

 

Call for Papers
Historical Fictions Research Network Online Conference
(17 to 19 February 2023, Zoom)

The Historical Fictions Research Network (see https://historicalfictionsresearch.org/) aims to create a place for the discussion of all aspects of the construction of the historical narrative. The focus of the conference is the way we construct history, the narratives and fictions people assemble and how. We welcome both academic and practitioner presentations.

(CFP: PAMLA 2022) The Depictions of Femme Fatale from the 18th to the 21st century

updated: 
Monday, May 30, 2022 - 10:38am
Craig Svonkin, Metropolitan State University of Denver
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, July 10, 2022

PAMLA 2022 is excited to announce that the extended deadline for paper proposal submissions is July 10 for the 119th annual PAMLA Conference at the beautiful UCLA Luskin Conference Center and Hotel in Los Angeles, California!

Visit our conference portal CFP page and begin to search for a session that interests you! Once you’ve done so, you will hear back from your prospective presiding officer in the following days after the deadline.

--Presiding Officer(s)

(CFP: PAMLA 2022) Dissolving Realities: Creative Writing

updated: 
Monday, May 30, 2022 - 10:38am
Craig Svonkin, Metropolitan State University of Denver
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, July 10, 2022

PAMLA 2022 is excited to announce that the extended deadline for paper proposal submissions is July 10 for the 119th annual PAMLA Conference at the beautiful UCLA Luskin Conference Center and Hotel in Los Angeles, California!

Visit our conference portal CFP page and begin to search for a session that interests you! Once you’ve done so, you will hear back from your prospective presiding officer in the following days after the deadline.

--Presiding Officer(s)

(CFP: PAMLA 2022) The Fantastic and the Quotidian Filipino/a/x in the Diaspora

updated: 
Monday, May 30, 2022 - 10:38am
Craig Svonkin, Metropolitan State University of Denver
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, July 10, 2022

PAMLA 2022 is excited to announce that the extended deadline for paper proposal submissions is July 10 for the 119th annual PAMLA Conference at the beautiful UCLA Luskin Conference Center and Hotel in Los Angeles, California!

Visit our conference portal CFP page and begin to search for a session that interests you! Once you’ve done so, you will hear back from your prospective presiding officer in the following days after the deadline.

--Presiding Officer(s)

Aesthetic and Scientific Explorations of Environmental Justice

updated: 
Monday, May 30, 2022 - 10:37am
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, July 10, 2022

We remember the grip of cool morning air around us as we waited for school in the morning. We still flinch when we see the silhouettes of the seagulls that stole our food, and inhale deeply when we catch the scent of fresh cut grass on the breeze. We all have favorite places, and locations that draw up memories every time we pass. Every place has its own things that make it special, and its own way that it fuels the lives and imaginations of those who live nearby.

[CFP] Thanatic Ethics International Conference: Response, Repair, Transformation

updated: 
Monday, May 30, 2022 - 10:37am
Centre for Popular Culture in the Humanities, The Education University of Hong Kong
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, July 10, 2022

Thanatic Ethics: The Circulation of Bodies in Migratory Spaces International Conference #2

Response, Repair, Transformation

 

 

Venue: Centre for the Study of Social Sciences (CSSSC), Jadunath Bhavan Museum and Resource Centre, Kolkata, India

Dates: December 12-14, 2022

Language: English

Deadline for submitting proposals: July 10, 2022

Notification of acceptance: August 10, 2022

● This conference will be held in person and participants will be expected to travel to the venue at their own cost, obtaining their visa as applicable.

Looking For Guests for SPECIAL Podcast Episodes

updated: 
Monday, May 30, 2022 - 10:37am
Writing Remix Podcast
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, August 30, 2022

Hi! My name is Dan Dissinger. I'm a professor in the USC Writing Program and I host Writing Remix, a podcast about writing, language, pedagogy, and current events. I would love to have you as a guest on the podcast. 

Medieval and Renaissance Symposium 2022

updated: 
Monday, May 30, 2022 - 10:36am
University of Lodz, Poland
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, July 31, 2022

The sixth MARS symposium looks towards a re-consideration of medieval and Renaissance genres of literature, with an emphasis on problematic or borderline cases where a given text belonging to a particular genre is questionable, or where problems are caused by various interpretations or definitions of the genre itself. Those genres can be roughly divided into two groups. One of them would consist of the genres that are often associated with the long period extending approximately between the years 700 and 1700, even though not all of them originate from that epoch, or are limited by it.

2022 Call for Papers (Ongoing CFP)

updated: 
Friday, May 27, 2022 - 5:15pm
Intellectus Journal
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, August 29, 2022

Intellectus invites you to submit research articles, book reviews and interviews on African philosophy, black studies, and applied philosophy (especially in ethics, epistemology, and metaphysics), feminism, international law, public policy, and socio-political philosophy in their relevance to Africa or African heritage. This CFP is for Volume 1 Number 2, for the year 2022.

The Submission Process

Leaving Home

updated: 
Wednesday, May 25, 2022 - 11:16am
New York University, Medieval and Renaissance Center
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, July 15, 2022

Keynote speakers

Daniel Jütte, NYU, Department of History
Olenka Pevny, Cambridge University Faculty of Modern & Medieval Languages

New York University’s Medieval and Renaissance Center invites proposals for papers for its annual conference to be held November 3-4 2022. The conference theme is “Leaving Home.”

Narratives of Criminality, Punishment and Social Justice in Children’s and Young Adult Literature

updated: 
Wednesday, May 25, 2022 - 6:07am
Department of English, Jadavpur University & Association for Children's Literature in South Asia
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, June 7, 2022

A 2 Day International Children’s & Young Adult Literature Conference
Organised by Jadavpur University, Department of English in collaboration with The
Association for Children’s Literature in South Asia
Dates: 5 - 6 August 2022
Deadline for Abstract Submission: 31st May 2022 (Extended to 7th June 2022)
Conference Location: Zoom

DEADLINE EXTENDED - CFP: "Approaches to Teaching Ethics in Professional and Technical Writing Classrooms" (MMLA Panel)

updated: 
Monday, May 23, 2022 - 10:02am
Midwest Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, June 14, 2022

This panel will spur conversation about ethics instruction across courses like business writing, engineering communication, and health science writing. Ethics instruction is a consideration in accreditation processes for disciplines like engineering, and often such instruction is assigned to the writing classroom. This panel examines how ethics are taught and assessed in writing courses; it seeks new assignments, new pedagogies, and new rubrics that take into account instructional constraints like time and training.

 

For consideration, please contact najung@wisc.edu by June 14, 2022.

 

DEADLINE EXTENDED - CFP: "Career Pathways to Teaching Professional and STEM Writing" (MMLA)

updated: 
Monday, May 23, 2022 - 10:02am
Midwest Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, June 14, 2022

This panel will invite faculty that teach in Professional and STEM writing to discuss their career trajectory. The panel is intended for graduate students seeking to diversify their teaching portfolios, graduates contemplating new career paths, department administrators looking to develop new curricula and courses, and faculty interested in different approaches to writing instruction. It will ask participants to discuss opportunities and challenges they have seen both in the institutional identity of these writing courses and in their subject matter and student body. More specifically, the panel will address the relationship between English departments, literature courses, freshman composition, and these vocational writing courses.

EXTENDED DEADLINE: The Spectre Haunting Academia: Understanding the Role of Academia in the Rise of the Far-Right

updated: 
Monday, May 23, 2022 - 5:36am
Universität Heidelberg
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, June 30, 2022

The aim of this conference is to situate the rise of the Far-Right in conjunction with academic spaces and practices i.e., to understand the macroscopic role Academia has in producing, challenging, and responding to the proliferation of this adaptive ideology. How do scholarly practices and the Far-right interact? How do Far-right governments impact Academia, both nationally and globally? Why are Academia’s responses to and/or co-options by the Far-right so culturally impactful?

Extended Deadline! 119th Annual PAMLA Conference in Los Angeles, CA: CFP

updated: 
Monday, May 23, 2022 - 3:03am
Craig Svonkin, Metropolitan State University of Denver
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, July 10, 2022

PAMLA 2022 is excited to announce that the extended deadline for paper proposal submissions is July 10 for the 119th annual PAMLA Conference at the beautiful UCLA Luskin Conference Center and Hotel in Los Angeles, California!

Visit our conference portal CFP page and begin to search for a session that interests you! Once you’ve done so, you will hear back from your prospective presiding officer in the following days after the deadline.

Podcast for Pop-Culture/Nerd/Nostalgia Podcast

updated: 
Sunday, May 22, 2022 - 3:48pm
The Nostalgia Test Podcast
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, September 1, 2022

Hi! My name is Dan Dissinger. I'm a professor in the USC Writing Program and I host a pop culture/nerd/nostalgia comedy podcast with my longtime friend and micro-brewery owner Manny Coelho. 

The aim of the podcast is to revisit our childhood movies, tv shows, video games, music, etc, and to the ultimate test--THE NOSTALGIA TEST! It's a fun comedy podcast, and we always aim to have a great time. 

Looking For Guests for Writing/Pedagogy Podcast

updated: 
Sunday, May 22, 2022 - 3:47pm
Writing Remix Podcast
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, August 30, 2022

Hi! My name is Dan Dissinger. I'm a professor in the USC Writing Program and I host Writing Remix, a podcast about writing, language, and pedagogy. I would love to have you as a guest on the podcast. 

10th International Biennial Conference on American Studies

updated: 
Friday, May 20, 2022 - 1:13pm
Irakli Tskhvediani/Akaki Tsereteli State University
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, July 20, 2022

October 14- 15, 2022 Kutaisi, Georgia

Akaki Tsereteli State University in Kutaisi, Georgia will host a two-day international biennial multidisciplinary conference on American studies. The conference is dedicated to the memory of Professor Temur Kobakhidze. It is organized by Prof. Vakhtang Amaglobeli Center for American Studies at Akaki Tsereteli State University, ATSU Foreign Affairs and Development Office and John Dos Passos Association of Georgia.

We invite a variety of contributions that address any of the following topics:

U.S. Literature

U.S. Education System

U.S. Culture

Art

Philosophy

Mass Media

Social and Women's Issues

U.S. History

U.S. Politics

Religion

Venti Journal, Vol. 2, Iss. 3, "Wind"

updated: 
Friday, May 20, 2022 - 1:12pm
Venti Journal: Air, Experience, Aesthetics | https://www.venti-journal.com/
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, June 13, 2022

Venti: Air, Experience, and Aesthetics invokes both the number ‘twenty’ and ‘the winds.’ Conceived in the year 2020, the journal is a forum for discussions centered on the year’s foregrounding of air, its related themes, and historical, interdisciplinary, and critical resonances. Ventiasks: how do we become aware of something invisible and of things that are always in the air — such as the air itself? Investigating this query in a series of thematic issues, Venti explores the indexical qualities of air and our awareness of it through effects and affects.

Wind 

Vladimir Nabokov: Writing Nature - Montreux 2023

updated: 
Friday, May 20, 2022 - 1:12pm
French Vladimir Nabokov Society
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, October 16, 2022

The University of Lausanne, the French Vladimir Nabokov Society and the Jan Michalski Foundation are joining forces to organize the Sixth International Vladimir Nabokov Conference sponsored by the French Vladimir Nabokov Society. After the three conferences in Paris (2013, 2019, 2021), Biarritz (2016), Lille and Chapel Hill (2018), this conference will explore the rich relationship of Nabokov’s oeuvre to the natural world.

CALL FOR CHAPTERS ‘STARS AND FRANCHISES’ EDITED COLLECTION

updated: 
Friday, May 20, 2022 - 1:12pm
Sarah Thomas (University of Liverpool, UK) and Mark McKenna (Staffordshire University, UK)
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, July 30, 2022

This edited collection seeks to examine the intersections between two significant media systems: stardom and the franchise. It will explore the convergences, tensions and inter-dependences that star-driven texts and franchise cultures have constantly negotiated within the entertainment industry, on a global, historical and multiplatform scale. It aims to analyse franchise sites and strategies as significant nexus where an understanding of stars is created, managed and interpreted, and to analyse the place and value of the star to media franchise production.

Challenges Faced by Women in the Covid-19 Pandemic

updated: 
Friday, May 20, 2022 - 1:12pm
Women’s Studies Unit, Bhairab Ganguly College, W. B., India
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, July 31, 2022

Bhairab Ganguly College

Women’s Studies Unit

CALL FOR BOOK CHAPTERS

Challenges Faced by Women in the Covid-19 Pandemic

CONCEPT NOTE

"Rhetorical Theory" Panel [Extended Deadline]

updated: 
Friday, May 20, 2022 - 1:12pm
Pacific Ancient and Modern Languages (PAMLA)
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, July 10, 2022

PAMLA 2022 RHETORICAL THEORY PANEL

CALL FOR PAPERS

 

“Rhetorical Theory”
UCLA, November 11-13
Chair: Dr. Ryan Leack (USC)


Abstract

This panel will explore recent movements in rhetorical theory writ large, either in connection with or apart from composition theory and practice. Special attention will be given to proposals that engage with the conference's theme.

Description

Sustainability Culture and the Sense of Belongingness to the Land, 2022 International Conference on Sustainability Culture

updated: 
Friday, May 20, 2022 - 1:12pm
Theodoor Richard / National Chung Hsing University
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, July 15, 2022

Our Call for Papers focuses on an interdisciplinary study of sustainability culture and the Agroecological Transition. In our research at NCHU/IAC, we find that the same core question arises over and time again: how is it possible that even though we already have all the knowledge and technology required to live and farm sustainably, we do not seem to be able to fully achieve this? We postulate that the answers are found in how we form our culture and how we relate to the technology that gives us our comforts. Which values do we have, how do we think the world works, and do we really want to be sustainable, no matter what?

 

Modernism and Literature: A (Re)consideration

updated: 
Friday, May 20, 2022 - 1:12pm
Jeff Birkenstein/Saint Martin's University
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, September 1, 2022

CFP: Modernism and Literature: A (Re)consideration

Proposals due September 1, 2022

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