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Critical Essays and Books on Jewish Science Fiction and Fantasy

updated: 
Tuesday, May 31, 2022 - 9:22pm
Valerie Estelle Frankel
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, August 31, 2022

Hello, everyone. I'm editing a series with Rowman & Littlefield/Lexington on a line of academic books critically analyzing elements of Jewish science fiction and fantasy (that's the series title). https://rowman.com/action/series/les/lexjsf As such, I’d love some authors with concepts to write about.

At this stage, a paragraph-long proposal emailed to valerie@calithwain.com with a subject of JEWISH SPEC-FIC would be great. Here are some examples:

 

The Secret Jewish Roots of Star Wars (or some other top franchise)

Mapping Brevity across Borders: Short Forms as Tools for Educational, Social and Cultural Mediation

updated: 
Tuesday, May 31, 2022 - 4:36pm
University of Santiago de Compostela
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, June 15, 2022

The ERASMUS+ “Strategic Partnerships” project Short Forms Beyond Borders (2020-2023) is presently organising a “Multiplier Event” to be hosted by the University of Santiago de Compostela (Spain), 4 to 5 July 2022. This event aims at offering interdisciplinary reflections on the use of short forms –which also include promoting innovative pedagogical uses of short forms for educational purposes– while also being conceived of as an international forum to disseminate the project’s ongoing research and its present results on this topic.

International Modernism and Postmodernism Studies Conference 2022

updated: 
Tuesday, May 31, 2022 - 6:59am
Osmaniye Korkut Ata University
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, June 15, 2022

 

DEADLINE EXTENSION: The new deadline for abstract submission is June 15, 2022. 

 

International Modernism and Postmodernism Studies Conference 2022

(Online)

 

October 18-19, 2022

 

Department of English Language and Literature, Osmaniye Korkut Ata University

&

Modernism and Postmodernism Studies Network

 

CFP: Queering America: Gender, Sex, and Recognition in U.S. History, Culture, and Literature

updated: 
Monday, May 30, 2022 - 10:42am
AISNA Graduate Forum
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, June 15, 2022

On December 1, 1952, World War II veteran Christine Jorgensen became the first American to undergo sex reassignment surgery. Her long-standing legacy has helped reignite a fundamental debate on gender, sex, and recognition. Indeed, as historian Joanne Meyerowitz notes in How Sex Changed: A History of Transsexuality in the United States (2009), the redefinition of gender identity, “as opposed to biological sex,” was the ultimate product of a long process that “emerged from the medical discourse of the mid-1950s and as a result of the post-Jorgensen phenomenon.” Since then, the non-binary understanding of gender has featured prominently in an ever-expanding debate on American society as it struggled to achieve inclusiveness, freedom, and equality.

**URGENT** 1-2 Additional Chapters Needed For an Edited Collection on Cinema

updated: 
Monday, May 30, 2022 - 10:41am
Anthony Ballas / Northern New Mexico College, Department of Humanities & Social Sciences
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, August 1, 2022

I am seeking 1-2 additional chapters for a collection entitled Cinema/Liberation/Theology. The volume is composed of 14 chapters covering a range of cinematic and theological traditions from around the world, from history and from a wide variety of genres. I am specifically looking for contributions covering any of the following topics (topics marked with a star (*) are considered priority):

 

- *A chapter on Native American/Indigenous cinema and religion (possibly with a focus on decolonization, AIM, and/or liberation theology)

Workshop “Moving Away from ‘Post-socialism’: Reconceptualizing Scholarly Approaches to Contemporary Eastern Europe and Eurasia through Feminist and Queer Theory Lenses”

updated: 
Monday, May 30, 2022 - 10:41am
Central European University, Department of Gender Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, June 20, 2022

Workshop “Moving Away from ‘Post-socialism’: Reconceptualizing Scholarly Approaches to Contemporary Eastern Europe and Eurasia through Feminist and Queer Theory Lenses”

Central European University, Budapest, 23-25 September 2022.

 

Call for Papers

Themed Journal Issue on "Narrative and Identity"

updated: 
Monday, May 30, 2022 - 10:41am
The Australasian Journal of Popular Culture
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, July 10, 2022

The call for papers for the next issue of the Australasian Journal of Popular Culture (Issue 11.1-2), on the general theme of 'narrative and identity', is now open.

Article submissions on any aspect of the theme are encouraged. The Issue's Editors particulalry invite articles on the following topics:

- self-representation on social media
- representations of disability and neurodiversity in popular culture
- re-inventions of genre and viewership/readership in popular culture
- alternative realities and modes of storytelling in (video) games
- online fandoms and identity
- popular icons

Mapping the Impossible, Special Issue 'Fantasy Across Media'

updated: 
Monday, May 30, 2022 - 10:41am
Mapping the Impossible: Journal for Fantasy Research
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, June 30, 2022

Call for Papers: Mapping the Impossible, Special Issue ‘Fantasy Across Media’

Submission deadline: 30 June 2022

Mapping the Impossible is an open-access student journal publishing peer-reviewed early-career research into fantasy and the fantastic.

For more information about the journal and submissions click here>>

https://fantasy-research.gla.ac.uk/index.php/submissions/

Aims and Scope

New Journal -- Pasados

updated: 
Monday, May 30, 2022 - 10:41am
Pasados: Recovering History, Imagining Latinidad
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, September 1, 2022

Pasados: Recovering History, Imagining Latinidad 

 

CFP: Belvedere Research Journal, First Issue

updated: 
Monday, May 30, 2022 - 10:41am
Belvedere, Vienna
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 30, 2022

We are inviting the first round of submissions to the newly founded Belvedere Research Journal (BRJ), a peer-reviewed, open access e-journal. We seek articles that shed new light on the visual culture of the former Habsburg Empire and Central Europe broadly defined from the medieval period to the present day. We especially welcome contributions that situate Austrian art practices within the broader international context. Moreover, we are interested in innovative approaches to art history, such as the decentralization of established narratives or the investigation of transnational transfers that reveal the interconnected and cross-cultural character of the art world.

World Congress 2023 on Comparative Empire

updated: 
Monday, May 30, 2022 - 10:41am
Society for Global Nineteenth-Century Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, July 25, 2022

Society for Global Nineteenth-Century Studies 

First World Congress, June 19-22, 2023
Comparative Empire: Conflict, Competition, and Cooperation, 1750-1914

Confirmed plenary speakers:
Joy DAMOUSI (Director, Institute for Humanities and Social Sciences, ACU), “War, Refugees, and Displacement in the Global Nineteenth Century: Enduring Aftermaths”

Robbie GOH (Provost, Singapore University of Social Sciences), “Missionaries, Mediation, Mobility: The Travels (and Travails) of Protestant Christian Ideas in South- and Southeast Asian Societies in the Nineteenth Century”

TAN Tai Yong (President, Yale-NUS College), “Circulations, Connections, and Networks: Singapore in Maritime Southeast Asia”

SUMMER SCHOOL 2022 »TACET AD LIBITUM! TOWARDS A POETICS AND POLITICS OF SILENCE« 24-29 JULY 2022 (Registration deadline: July 1, 2022)

updated: 
Monday, May 30, 2022 - 10:41am
WWU Münster / Graduate School Practices of Literature
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, July 1, 2022

Silence (tacere or Schweigen) has been considered by Franz Rosenzweig among others as a subversive act or defiant stance of the tragic hero against overwhelming power mechanisms of necessity, i.e., totalization and universality. It has also, however, been regarded as an epiphenomenon (or a result) of marginalization and oppression by postcolonial theorists. The latters’ understanding marks silence as an end, a potential violent effect of the logics of exclusion and marginalization by “signifying machines”. The former understanding marks silence as a means of rendering mechanisms of powers inoperative.

Postdoctoral Program: Social Sciences and Humanities in a Post-Crisis Period

updated: 
Monday, May 30, 2022 - 10:40am
European Scientific Institute
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, September 1, 2022

This program is designed to advance the academic and professional careers of Ph.D. holders through collaboration with experienced research advisers and participation in multidisciplinary and international research groups together with other post-doctoral fellows.
The language of the program is English and Spanish.

Here for the Right Reasons: The Bachelor at Twenty

updated: 
Monday, May 30, 2022 - 10:40am
Contemporaries at Post45
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, July 15, 2022

Call for Submissions

Here for the Right Reasons: The Bachelor at Twenty

On the occasion of the twentieth anniversary of the premiere of The Bachelor (March 22, 2002), we seek submissions of abstracts for articles for a Contemporaries cluster devoted to the franchise. Since its premiere, the show has spawned a legion of spinoffs (The Bachelorette, Bachelor Pad, Bachelor in Paradise, Winter Games) as well as imitators and fictionalizations (Love Island, FBOY Island, UnREAL). The franchise also comprises a prodigious fanbase known as Bachelor Nation that encompasses a cottage industry of influencers, podcasters, and recappers.

PAMLA 2022 session: Spaces of Memory and Geographies of the Fantastic and the Quotidian (LA, November 11-13)

updated: 
Monday, May 30, 2022 - 10:40am
PAMLA
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, June 30, 2022

PAMLA 2022 session: Spaces of Memory and Geographies of the Fantastic and the Quotidian (LA, November 11-13) deadline for submissions: June 30,  2022 full name / name of organization: PAMLA contact email: mavistseng@tmu.edu.tw 

CFP: PAMLA 2022

Spaces of Memory and Geographies of the Fantastic and the Quotidian

(Special session)

Location: Abstract Submission Deadline:

Los Angeles, California at the UCLA Luskin Conference Center and Hotel

Time: November 11-13, 2022

 

Presiding officer:
Mavis Tseng
Associate Professor,
Director of the Language Center Taipei Medical University mavistseng@tmu.edu.tw

“Tolkien’s Animals” a special issue of Journal of Tolkien Research

updated: 
Monday, May 30, 2022 - 10:40am
Journal of Tolkien Research
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 23, 2023

The Journal of Tolkien Research seeks to publish a special issue building on and expanding beyond the successful 2022 ICMS at Kalamazoo paper session, “Tolkien & the Medieval Animal.” This special issue, “Tolkien’s Animals,” seeks articles from a variety of theoretical perspectives, addressing a wide range of animals, and not necessarily connected with medieval conceptions.  Article drafts must be submitted through the Journal of Tolkien Research portal by end of day on January 23, 2023.  For more information:  https://www.academia.edu/79987649/CFP_Tolkiens_Animals_Journal_of_Tolkie...

Femspec - Critical Essays and Creative Work for Issue 22.2

updated: 
Monday, May 30, 2022 - 10:39am
Femspec
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, August 1, 2022

Femspec - an interdisciplinary feminist journal dedicated to science fiction, fantasy, magical realism, surrealism, myth, folklore, and other supernatural genres - seeks submissions for critical essays and creative work to be published in the upcoming issue 22.2.  Submissions are welcome on any topic related to feminist and speculative themes.  Please refer to https://www.femspec.org/submission-guidelines for submission guidelines and https://www.femspec.org/submission-form for the submission form.  The deadline is August 1, 2022.  All contributors who submit their work to the journal must be subscribed to the journal; as Femspec is a peer-rev

FIRST FORUM 2022: ACCUMULATION AND EXCESS

updated: 
Monday, May 30, 2022 - 10:39am
USC Division of Cinema and Media Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, July 15, 2022

FIRST FORUM CONFERENCE 2022

DIVISION OF CINEMA AND MEDIA STUDIES

UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA

OCTOBER 20TH AND 21ST

 

CALL FOR PROPOSALS: Accumulation and Excess

 

Accumulation and excess are rich, polymorphic concepts that can speak to local and global histories, radical filmmaking traditions and other poetic acts of defiance, or even the basic sensory schemata through which we experience our social and aesthetic environments. We seek to experiment openly with the articulation and intersection of these terms, as we examine how they are mediated, developed, and problematized by film, television, and other audiovisual forms.

 

SRC 2022: Sacred Places and Secular Spaces in the Early Modern World

updated: 
Monday, May 30, 2022 - 10:39am
Southeastern Renaissance Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, July 1, 2022

The Southeastern Renaissance Conference invites submissions for our 79th annual conference, to be held September 29-October 1 2022. Hosted by Winston-Salem State University, SRC 2022 will have a virtual design, meaning the conference will meet online only. Papers can be on any aspect of Renaissance literature, history, philosophy, music, art, or culture, but we particularly encourage submissions with some relationship to this year’s theme: “Sacred Places and Secular Spaces in the Early Modern World.”

We will launch the opening of this year’s conference with a plenary talk delivered by Dr. Heather Hirschfeld, Professor of English and Director of Undergraduate Studies, The University of Tennessee-Knoxville.

How to Submit

Celebrating 75 years of Indian Independence: India and Indian Writing in English

updated: 
Monday, May 30, 2022 - 10:38am
Celebrating 75 years of Indian Independence: India and Indian Writing in English (Call foAkademos: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Literary and Culture Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, June 25, 2022

Celebrating 75 years of Indian Independence: India and Indian Writing in English

(Call for Papers for the June 2022 issue (Vol. II, Issue. II) of Akademos: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Literary and Culture Studies)

 

Last Date of Submission: 25th June, 2022

Comics and Graphic Narratives, PAMLA 2022 CFP Deadline Extended to July 10, 2022

updated: 
Monday, May 30, 2022 - 10:38am
Pacific Ancient Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, July 10, 2022

PAMLA's Comics and Graphic Narratives panel seeks papers dealing with comics and other graphic narratives for its annual in-person conference, which will convene at University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) between Friday, November 11 and Sunday, November 13, 2022. We extended the deadline for submissions to Sunday, July 10, 2022.

All papers dealing with comics and graphic narratives will be considered. We appreciate papers using media specific analyses and/or featuring a strong connection to this year's theme ("Geographies of the Fantastic and Quotidian"), but these guidelines are not required. We also welcome papers/presentations using a visual component.

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)

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