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NeMLA 2023: Panel on Re-hierarchising Adaptation

updated: 
Friday, September 9, 2022 - 6:59pm
NeMLA
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 30, 2022

Adaptation studies has contended with the question of hierarchies since it first emerged. Adaptation as a process similarly so: the problem of the source and the ‘original’ has established certain values and positions of texts. This has been challenged most notably through the debate in the field around fidelity, wherein the question of being ‘true’ to the source has been variously deemed fallacious, unhelpful, or both. Despite some recent proponents for it, what emerges from this is the challenging of the hierarchies that the fidelity debate espouses. Broadly, this has been main way in which these hierarchies have been challenged in adaptations, primarily due to the seemingly inescapable status fidelity has in the field.

Acta Ludologica (Vol. 6, No. 1, 2023)

updated: 
Friday, September 9, 2022 - 6:55pm
Acta Ludologica
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, December 31, 2022

Acta Ludologica (ISSN 2585-8599, e-ISSN 2585-9218) is a double-blind peer-reviewed scientific journal published twice a year in both online and print versions. It focuses on the comprehensive discourse of games and digital games, including theoretical and empirical studies, research results, and their implementation into practice, as well as professional publication reviews and scientific reviews of digital games.

Acta Ludologica is inviting manuscripts for Vol. 6, No. 1, scheduled to be published in June 2023. The submissions deadline is December 31, 2022.

Sidney at Kalamazoo 2023

updated: 
Friday, September 9, 2022 - 2:51pm
International Sidney Society
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 15, 2023

SIDNEY AT KALAMAZOO, MAY 11-13, 2023 

58th International Congress on Medieval Studies

In-Person

This year the International Sidney Society sponsors two open sessions and invites papers on any and all topics related to Philip Sidney, Mary Sidney Herbert, Lady Mary Wroth, the Sidney family or their extensive British and Continental network, inclluding Fulke Greville, Samuel Daniel, William Herbert, Alberico Gentili, Veronica Franco, Vittoria Colonna, George Buchanan, Philippe Duplessis-Mornay,  Étienne de La Boétie, Giordano Bruno, Justus Lipsius, and others. 

We encourage submissions by newcomers, including graduate students, and by established scholars of all ranks. 

Making Time for Research and Writing Independent of Tenure/Tenure-Track Positions

updated: 
Friday, September 9, 2022 - 10:41am
Roundtable at NeMLA 2023, May 23-26 in Niagra Falls, NY
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 30, 2022

Deadline coming up! This roundtable seeks participants outside of tenure & tenure-track university positions, for a frank discussion about managing research and writing lives when research and writing is not strictly considered part of the job. Contingent and adjunct faculty, those whose roles are solely defined as “teaching,” and independent scholars with alt-ac day jobs all have particular constraints to their research time and access. This roundtable will explore diverse approaches to these questions: How do you juggle your commitments, find support and funding, get access to library collections, etc. in less-than-perfect situations?

This session is sponsored by the CAITY Caucus.

YA that Doesn't Need to Come of Age

updated: 
Friday, September 9, 2022 - 10:41am
Panel at NeMLA 2023, March 23-26 in Niagra Falls, NY
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 30, 2022

Deadline coming up! This panel seeks to explore young adult novels that depart from the coming of age story for teen protagonists, and the progressive ways that they can position their main characters as already actors with agency in the world. For instance, in recent young adult novels by Darcie Little Badger Elatsoe and A Snake Falls to Earth, the protagonists are already respected by their parents and they’re asexual. They don’t need to rebel against their authority figures or have sexual awakenings. In the tradition of Nancy Drew novels, in The Box in the Woods by Maureen Johnson, the protagonist is already known as a teen sleuth and has an established boyfriend.

Poetry and Platform Cultures (NeMLA 2022)

updated: 
Thursday, September 8, 2022 - 10:29am
Northeast Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 30, 2022

This NeMLA panel convenes literary critics, media scholars, and poets themselves to ask how social media platforms are transforming the reading and writing of contemporary poetry. Panelists may consider to what extent the participatory dynamics of Web 2.0 now condition the politics of contemporary poetry, where “politics” signifies both the institutional lifeforms of poetry’s production and circulation, and the ostensible public efficacy of poems themselves. We may ask how poetry’s relationships to activist praxis and to social movements like Black Lives Matter in the U.S., for example, have been mediated by social media.

Re-hierachizing Adaptation

updated: 
Thursday, September 8, 2022 - 9:52am
NeMLA2023
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 30, 2022

Adaptation studies has contended with the question of hierarchies since it first emerged. Adaptation as a process similarly so: the problem of the source and the ‘original’ has established certain values and positions of texts. This has been challenged most notably through the debate in the field around fidelity, wherein the question of being ‘true’ to the source has been variously deemed fallacious, unhelpful, or both. Despite some recent proponents for it, what emerges from this is the challenging of the hierarchies that the fidelity debate espouses. Broadly, this has been main way in which these hierarchies have been challenged in adaptations, primarily due to the seemingly inescapable status fidelity has in the field.

Science Fantasy: Critical Explorations in Literature, Cinema and Popular Culture

updated: 
Thursday, September 8, 2022 - 9:04am
Editors: Cenk Tan, Elçin Parçaoğlu
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, October 1, 2022

CALL FOR CHAPTER PROPOSALS - EXTENDED DEADLINE

Please find the call for chapters for our forthcoming book: Science Fantasy: Critical Explorations in literature, cinema and popular culture that is to be published by Lexington Books (Rowman & Littlefield) in 2023.

Eco-Concepts: Critical Reflections in Emerging Ecocritical Theory and Ecological Thought

updated: 
Thursday, September 8, 2022 - 9:00am
Editors: Cenk Tan, İsmail Serdar Altaç
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, August 31, 2022

CALL FOR CHAPTER PROPOSALS - CHAPTER SUBMISSION COMPLETED

Please find call for chapters for our forthcoming book: ECO-CONCEPTS: Critical Reflections in Emerging Ecocritical Theory and Ecological Thought to be published by Lexington Books (Rowman & Littlefield) in 2023.

Unnatural Narratives in 21st-century Fiction

updated: 
Wednesday, September 7, 2022 - 10:35pm
Prof. Rossie Artemis
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, November 1, 2022

 

CFP: Unnatural Narratives in 21st-century Fiction

 Taking up the idea of the specificity of unnatural narratives found in the work of theorists such as Brian Richardson, Stefan Iversen, Jan Alber, and Henrik Skov Nielsen among others, the proposed 2025 special issue of JNT: Journal of Narrative Theory will probe the variety of unnatural narratives displayed in fictional works in English published after the year 2000.

Eugene Current-Garcia Distinguished Scholar Award Call for Nominations

updated: 
Wednesday, September 7, 2022 - 10:33pm
Association of College English Teachers of Alabama
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, November 18, 2022

The Association of College English Teachers of Alabama solicits nominations for the 2023 Eugene CurrentGarcia Award for Distinction in Literary Scholarship. This award is made annually to a living, outstanding literary scholar who is from Alabama or has worked primarily in Alabama or has focused mainly on Alabama writers. This year will mark ACETA’s 25th annual conferrence of this prestigious award.

CFP: Stardom and Fandom

updated: 
Wednesday, September 7, 2022 - 10:31pm
Southwest Popular/American Culture Association
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, October 31, 2022

Call for Papers

Stardom and Fandom

Southwest Popular / American Culture Association (SWPACA)

 

44th Annual Conference, February 22-25, 2023

Marriott Albuquerque

Albuquerque, New Mexico

http://www.southwestpca.org

Submissions open on August 15, 2022

Proposal submission deadline: October 31, 2022

 

CFP - South Central Renaissance Conference

updated: 
Wednesday, September 7, 2022 - 10:31pm
Susan Dunn-Hensley (program chair) / South Central Renaissance Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 30, 2022

Call for Papers

The South Central Renaissance Conference

Exploring the Renaissance 2023: An International Conference

 

April 27-29, 2023 — University of California, Berkeley

 

SCRC welcomes 15- to 20-minute papers on all aspects of Renaissance studies. Submit 300-to 500-word abstracts at southcentralrenaissanceconference.org 

 

Deadline: December 30, 2022

 

Fireside Tales of Terror: The Gothic and Winter

updated: 
Wednesday, September 7, 2022 - 10:30pm
Jen Baker (University of Warwick) and Sandie Mills (University of Hull)
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, October 17, 2022

“Horrors belong as naturally to the fireside, as fireside belongs to Christmas” declares the narrator of the piece “Fireside Horrors for Christmas” in the December 1847 issue of Dublin University Magazine. This image of “popular fireside stories or winter’s tales” exchanged in communal settings had, as the late Catherine Belsey explained, a “long vernacular tradition” (2010). Furthermore, it was, she argues, a practice that often-challenged orthodox institutional discourse about, for example, the “true meaning” of Christmas or the origins of ghosts and tapped into secular and “pagan” rituals and practices.

Radical Sondheim (Online Symposium)

updated: 
Wednesday, September 7, 2022 - 10:29pm
Kingston University
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, March 29, 2023

In the wake of his death in 2021, tributes emphasised how Sondheim’s creations were not only a postmodern challenge to the hummable tunes of traditional musical theatre and conventional simplicities of staging and plot, but also to expected ideas of the musical theatre protagonist. Writing in The Atlantic, Sophie Gilbert expressed the audience’s love for Sondheim as a response to how his work ‘takes the typically unseen… and forces them into the spotlight’.

Service Learning at CEA [3/30/23 - 4/1/23]

updated: 
Wednesday, September 7, 2022 - 10:28pm
College English Association
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, November 1, 2022

The 52nd annual College English Association welcomes proposals for presentations about service learning in the English Studies classroom that move to the general conference theme: ConfluenceThe conference will be held in San Antonio, a city that itself is a kind of confluence: it has been the home of multiple cultures; it has seen the rise and fall of famous missions and military presidios; and it honors in its daily life today its Hispanic heritage and cowboy culture alike. It is no wonder, then, that it is recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Pedagogy at CEA [3/30/23 - 4/2/23]

updated: 
Wednesday, September 7, 2022 - 10:28pm
College English Association
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, November 1, 2022

The 52nd annual College English Association welcomes proposals for presentations focused specifically on pedagogy that move to the general conference theme: Confluence

The conference will be held in San Antonio, a city that itself is a kind of confluence: it has been the home of multiple cultures; it has seen the rise and fall of famous missions and military presidios; and it honors in its daily life today its Hispanic heritage and cowboy culture alike. It is no wonder, then, that it is recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

The Untold Story and the Journey of Forgotten Heroines

updated: 
Wednesday, September 7, 2022 - 10:26pm
Salsabil Fakkar/Hassan II University, Casablanca/Nemla
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 30, 2022

Women have stepped up and took the leadership in many fields and domains. Whether they led missions in space or under water and oceans the world has witnessed many heroines that changed the paradigms linked to the role of Women, the impact and the touch they made.

How these women face the world challenges? How have they proved themselves? How have they challenged the status co? and what comes next?

This roundtable seeks to not only answer but to put a reflection forward on Astronauts and Women in the Maritime fields and their contribution in creating a new universe more open, free and tolerant towards others differences.

Discussion topics may include but not limited to:

- Women, space and science fiction

Political Economy of Contemporary African Popular Culture: Selected Case Studies.

updated: 
Wednesday, September 7, 2022 - 10:23pm
Kealeboga Aiseng
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, October 3, 2022

Call for Chapters

Political Economy of Contemporary African Popular Culture: Selected Case Studies.

Editors:

Dr Kealeboga Aiseng (Rhodes University, School of Journalism and Media Studies) K.aiseng@ru.ac.za )

Dr Israel Fadipe (North West University, Indigenous Language Media in Africa (ILMA) IsraelFadipe77@gmail.com )

Professor Phillip Mpofu (North West University, Indigenous Language Media in Africa (ILMA) Phillip.mpofu@gmail.com )

 

Call for Papers: “Am I Invisible?” -- Voices Society Silences

updated: 
Wednesday, September 7, 2022 - 10:20pm
Survive and Thrive: A Journal for Medical Humanities and Narrative as Medicine
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, November 15, 2022

Call for Papers: “Am I Invisible?” Voices Society Silences  

deadlines for submissions: 

October 15, 2022 (Pre-Submission Ideas, Proposals, and Abstracts Deadline)

November 15, 2022 (Deadline for Drafts) 

contact email: 

SurviveAndThriveHealing@gmail.com 

CFP: 2023 AAAS Verge-sponsored Panels

updated: 
Wednesday, September 7, 2022 - 10:16pm
Global Asias Initiative
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, September 19, 2022

Submission Deadline | September 19, 2022

Download PDF

We are excited to support the following three panels for possible inclusion at the 2023 AAAS conference:

Virginia Woolf and Ecologies

updated: 
Wednesday, September 7, 2022 - 10:14pm
The 32nd Annual International Conference on Virginia Woolf
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, January 25, 2023

 

32nd Annual International Conference on Virginia Woolf

June 8 – 11, 2023

Florida Gulf Coast University

Fort Myers, FL, USA

 

Ecology (noun): ecol·​o·​gy |  \ i-ˈkä-lə-jēn. 

plural ecologies 

1a: The branch of biology that deals with the relationships between living organisms and their environment. Also: the relationships themselves, esp. those of a specified organism. 

1c: In extended use: the interrelationship between any system and its environment; the product of this. 

Oxford English Dictionary, “ecology n.”

 

Call for Works: Comparative Media Arts Journal Issue 13

updated: 
Wednesday, September 7, 2022 - 10:05pm
Comparative Media Arts Journal
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, October 10, 2022

The Comparative Media Arts Journal is seeking submissions for its 12th issue, entitled Thresholds. The CMAJ is an open-source journal for early-career and graduate-level artists, scholars, and writers. Please read the full call for works and description of submission guidelines here: 

https://www.sfu.ca/cmajournal/issues/issue-thirteen--the-outside.html

 

We look forward to working with you!

Resilient Bodies: Beyond the Margins of Life Writing

updated: 
Wednesday, September 7, 2022 - 10:04pm
Northeast Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 30, 2022

Recent discussions in autobiography studies have increasingly shifted their focus to non-conventional forms of self-expression. In broader terms, life writing, which aims to reveal the self in all of its complexity, has inevitably evolved from a highly conventional genre to an open and ever-expanding practice that connects writing with other modes of representation. Discussions on autobiography have progressively become inclusive of non-literary forms of expression, such as performance, body and endurance art.

Natural-Cultural Relationships or Representations of Animals in Global Anglophone/Postcolonial Novels

updated: 
Wednesday, September 7, 2022 - 10:02pm
2023 NeMLA Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 30, 2022

Postcolonial ecocriticism or environmental theory has been a flourishing field of inquiry over the past two decades. Literary critics have been using this theory to examine the complex relationship between literature, culture, and the environment in diverse global Anglophone or postcolonial novels. With the intensification of globalization in the 1990s, there has been an explosion of local environmental movements in the global south protesting neoliberal capitalist agendas, despite their respective governments’ promises of development, modernity, and progress in order to “catch up” with the West. These local struggles have arisen out of specific socio-historical circumstances and differ vastly from each other.

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