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Special issue: Complicit Testimonies

updated: 
Wednesday, October 18, 2023 - 1:33pm
Journal of Perpetrator Research
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, December 10, 2023

Journal of Perpetrator Research Special Issue: Complicit Testimonies

 

The Journal of Perpetrator Research is seeking submissions for a special issue on the theme of Complicit Testimonies, scheduled for publication in Spring 2025, and guest-edited by Ivan Stacy (Beijing Normal University).

 

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Call for Papers for Poltergeist: A Journal of Literary and Critical Studies: "Failings"

updated: 
Wednesday, October 18, 2023 - 1:33pm
The School of English and Drama at Queen Mary University of London
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 1, 2023

We find ourselves in a landscape of failure. We have failed to reach every climate goal we have set, and there is no returning to an unpolluted world. Institutions have failed their workers, resulting in a resurgence of industrial action and defiance. On the international stage, governments have failed migrants and refugees, leading to unprecedented levels of displacement. 

 

Can something productive be drawn from failing? How have past failures – of revolution, of technology, of selfhood – been put to constructive ends? And how might failure be mobilised as a new site of resistance?

 

Jordan Peele's Generic Renovations

updated: 
Wednesday, October 18, 2023 - 1:33pm
ACCUTE, Congress 2024
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, November 17, 2023

With 2017’s Get Out, Jordan Peele burst out of the confines of sketch comedy and announced himself as one of the most original voices in contemporary cinema. Part and parcel of Peele’s success was his undeniable mastery of–and facility with–generic conventions. Get Out has been ascribed a range of genre labels, from psychological thriller to political horror, black comedy to sci-fi, zombie movie to horror verité. Peele himself has added fuel to the fire by musing that his film is a “social thriller” and a “documentary” that “subverts the idea of all genres.” Since the success of his first film, Peele has released a pair of even more generically ambitious and ambiguous films: Us (2019) and Nope (2022). 

Men and Men's Studies Area

updated: 
Wednesday, October 18, 2023 - 1:33pm
National Popular Culture/American Culture Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, November 30, 2023

Proposals on any aspect of men, men’s studies, and/or masculinities are welcome; however, the following topics are of particular interest:

THE POSTCOLONIAL PRESENT: DIS/ENABLING SUSTAINABLE FUTURES?

updated: 
Wednesday, October 18, 2023 - 1:32pm
Association of Canadian College and University Teachers of English (ACCUTE)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, November 17, 2023

As countries of the Global North continue to reshape their immigration policies to tighten the

legal/illegal movement of Global Southerners into and through their borders, globalization

announces itself as doubly edged, having positive economic benefits and undesirable

consequences on both sides of the global divide. Yet, with the twentieth-century surge in

migration, a noticeable trend in African migrant fiction like Mbue’s How Beautiful We Were and

Indian diasporic novels, such as Sahota’s The Year of the Runaways, including films like Amata’s

Black November, is that while much of global migration remains north-directed, with the Global

Extended CFP: The E.T. Book - New Perspectives on the Classic 1980s Blockbuster

updated: 
Wednesday, October 18, 2023 - 1:32pm
Kingston University
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, November 30, 2023

Dear Friends

I am extending the CFP for 'The E.T Book: New Perspectives on the Classic 1980s Blockbuster' till the end of November.

We have several abstracts on Childhood, merchandising, the video game, as well as on John Williams Score, unmade ET, cinematography etc

I would love to have some abstracts which focus on aspects of the film itself (textual, narrative, thematic) and its production contexts.

Please do feel free to send me any ideas you have

Dr Matt Melia
Kingston University

The ET Book: New Perspectives on The Classic 1980s Blockbuster

Editor: Dr Matthew Melia (Kingston University)

Publisher: Bloomsbury

VPFA Book Prize

updated: 
Wednesday, October 18, 2023 - 1:32pm
Victorian Popular Fiction Association
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, December 31, 2023

We are delighted to announce two new Book Prize Awards, under the auspices of the UK-based Victorian Popular Fiction Association (VPFA): the VPFA First Book Prize and the VPFA Second Book Prize awards. These book prizes will be awarded in alternate years, beginning in 2023 with the First Book Prize, followed in 2024 by the Second Book Prize. The VPFA First Book Prize is intended for the first book of an early-career scholar; the VPFA Second Book Prize is for a second book by scholars at any career stage.

Submissions for the 2023 VPFA First Book Prize are now open, with a deadline of 31 December 2023. The winner will be announced in the spring of 2024.

Adulting with WAC: Adult Learners in the Composition Classroom

updated: 
Wednesday, October 18, 2023 - 1:30pm
Macy Dunklin & The WAC Journal
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 8, 2023

The WAC Journal seeks scholarly work at the intersection of writing with teaching, curriculum,

learning, and research focusing on our special issue topic of how WAC pedagogies (dis)engage adult and returning learners. Our review board welcomes inquiries, proposals, and articles from 3,000 to 6,000 words.

 

Call for Applications: PhD in Theatre and Performance

updated: 
Wednesday, October 18, 2023 - 1:25pm
The Graduate Center, City University of New York
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 1, 2024

Dear Colleagues,

The PhD in Theatre and Performance at the Graduate Center CUNY is calling for doctoral applicants for our Fall 2024 cohort. Located in the heart of New York, with longstanding ties to public service and the city itself, we are thrilled to welcome interdisciplinary, practice-based, and passionate applicants this year. Our Admissions deadline is January 1 2024.  

To that end, we warmly invite you to our open house (in hybrid form), which takes place on November 2, 2023, from 5-7pm. RSVP to Alexandra Rego (arego@gc.cuny.edu) or Patricia Goodson (pgoodson@gc.cuny.edu). 

Extended Deadline - Leveling Up the Classroom

updated: 
Wednesday, October 18, 2023 - 1:25pm
University of Kentucky UKFCU Esports Lounge
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, November 19, 2023

The last few years has given education a great insight into its own practices. Between online classrooms during the pandemic and the rapid emergence of more and more powerful technologies, we educators have seen a growing need to reevaluate our classrooms, as well as work with new tech to enhance these learning environments.

Deadline Extension for Comparative Drama Conference

updated: 
Wednesday, October 18, 2023 - 1:25pm
Comparative Drama Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, October 20, 2023

46th Comparative Drama Conference

April 4-6, 2024

Orlando, Florida

 

NEW DUE DATE: OCT. 20

 

Due to numerous requests for an extension to the abstract due date, the new abstract due date is October 20th.

 

We look forward to receiving your abstract.

 

 

 

SUBMISSION INFORMATION            

 

Reminder: Forms and Feelings of Kinship in the Contemporary World

updated: 
Wednesday, October 18, 2023 - 1:24pm
University of Warwick
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, November 30, 2023

Date: 27th April 2024

Location: University of Warwick (in-person)

Keynote speaker: Professor Janet Carsten (University of Edinburgh)

Submission deadline: 30th November 2023

SINGULARITIES INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON FANTASY

updated: 
Wednesday, October 18, 2023 - 1:24pm
DEPARTMENT OF ENGLISH, UNIVERSITY OF CALICUT, KERALA, INDIA
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, November 20, 2023

Fantasy, a genre that has captivated the hearts and minds of countless individuals throughout history, invites us to embark on extraordinary adventures beyond the realm of the ordinary. A space where magic, mythical creatures and epic quests reign supreme, Fantasy offers a respite from reality and inviting us to explore realms beyond the boundaries of our imagination.

Black radical thought and praxis in Montreal (ENG/FR)

updated: 
Wednesday, October 18, 2023 - 1:24pm
black symposium noir
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, November 9, 2023

***La version française suit plus bas***

 

black symposium noir

Black radical thought and praxis in Montreal 

March 15-16, 2024 || Maison de la Culture Côte-des-Neiges

 

The black symposium noir is a bilingual community gathering and independently organized by graduate students and post-graduates with the support of the Uptown Institute and Chalet Kent, a community-rooted non-profit organization and youth centre in Côte-des-Neiges.

CFP: Cultural Heterologies and Democracy II. Transitions and Transformations in Post-Socialist Cultures in the 1980s and 1990s Tallinn, June 26–28, 2024

updated: 
Wednesday, October 18, 2023 - 1:24pm
Estonian Academy of Arts; Tallinn University
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, January 20, 2024

CALL FOR PAPERS: Cultural Heterologies and Democracy II. Transitions and Transformations in Post-Socialist Cultures in the 1980s and 1990s
Tallinn, June 26–28, 2024

Confirmed keynote speakers:
Marju Lauristin (former Minister of Social Affairs, Estonia)
Dorota Kołodziejczyk (University of Wrocław, Poland)
Gulnaz Sharafutdinova (King’s College London, UK)

26th Lesbian Lives Conference: Global Connections: Solidarities, Communities, Networks and Activisms

updated: 
Wednesday, October 18, 2023 - 1:24pm
Centre for Transforming Sexuality & Gender University of Brighton
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 1, 2023

Call for papers / panels/ round tables/ workshops for Lesbian Lives International Conference 2024 at the University of Brighton UK

22-23 March 2024

The theme for the 2024 Conference is Global Connections: Solidarities, Communities, Networks and Activisms. The conference aims to highlight the ongoing struggles against homophobia, transphobia and misogyny across the globe.

This work takes many forms and is context bound, depending on geography, culture, political climate, histories of mobilization and intersectional aspects of racial and other forms of discrimination and socio-economical lived realities.

Christmas Issue of The Classical Connection

updated: 
Wednesday, October 18, 2023 - 1:23pm
The Classical Connection
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, November 30, 2023

Call for Papers: Christmas Issue of The Classical Connection

 

As we await the publication of our debut Halloween issue, we wanted to post a CFP for our 2nd issue of The Classical Connection.

 

The theme of our Christmas issue is Yuletide Echoes.

 

CEA in Atlanta (3/21-3/23/24): Abstract Deadline Nov. 1

updated: 
Wednesday, October 18, 2023 - 1:23pm
Lynne M. Simpson / College English Association
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, November 1, 2023

The College English Association’s 53rd national conference, from March 21-23 in Atlanta, will focus on the theme of transformations. CEA invites proposals from academics specializing in Medieval and Early Modern literature or cultural studies. We especially welcome presentations that focus on the theme of transformations in texts, disciplines, culture, media, education, and pedagogy. But in addition to our conference theme, we happily accept proposals on other topics of interest.

Abstracts of no more than 500 words should be submitted electronically by November 1, 2023, through our conference management database housed at the following web address: https://www.conftool.pro/cea2024/.

Oceans, Seas and Shorelines in Film (under contract with Routledge)

updated: 
Wednesday, October 18, 2023 - 1:23pm
Hsin Hsieh, University of Reading, UK / Viv Westbrook, University of Western Australia, Australia
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 15, 2023

We would like to invite humanities and social science scholars to contribute to our edited volume, ‘Oceans Seas and Shorelines in Film’, to be published in 2024/25 by Routledge in the Oceans Seas and Shorelines: a natural and cultural environmental history series.

Film is the most influential of all of the cultural media, combining powerful audio and visual formulas to recreate the world for the purpose of telling a story. It implicitly and explicitly conveys important aspects of real and imagined social change and exchange within a variety of environmental contexts, but the role of the environment and the impact of human agency on the environment has rarely been a focus of critical enquiry. 

CCAM Fall 2023 Machine as Medium Symposium: Matter and Spirit

updated: 
Wednesday, October 18, 2023 - 1:23pm
Center for Collaborative Arts and Media (CCAM) at Yale University
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, October 13, 2023

Call for Papers

In 1950, the pioneering mathematician and computer scientist Alan Turing asked the world: “Can machines think?”

Published in his article in Mind when he was 38 years old, Turing’s question emerged from a life of relentless imagination. By then, Turing had applied his brilliance to help the allies win World War II and revolutionized computing—creating the foundation for much later developments in AI technologies and machine learning. His intrepidness included living as a gay man in a society that would criminalize and cause him irreparable harm for it.

Science and Storytelling: An Interdisciplinary Symposium [SASS]

updated: 
Wednesday, October 18, 2023 - 1:22pm
Katherine Rogers-Carpenter / Department of Writing, Rhetoric, and Digital Studies, University of Kentucky
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, November 20, 2023

Sponsored by the Department of Writing, Rhetoric, and Digital Studies

University of Kentucky

Topic: Using storytelling to make science more accessible to lay audiences.

 

Migrating Minds: Journal of Cultural Cosmopolitanism -- Call for papers for Spring 2025 issue

updated: 
Wednesday, October 18, 2023 - 1:22pm
Migrating Minds: Journal of Cultural Cosmopolitanism
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, September 30, 2024

CALL FOR PAPERS

Migrating Minds: Journal of Cultural Cosmopolitanism (ISSN 2993-1053) [https://migratingminds.georgetown.edu] is a new peer-reviewed, open-access scholarly journal devoted to interdisciplinary research on cultural cosmopolitanism from a comparative perspective.

It provides a unique, international forum for innovative critical approaches to cosmopolitanism emerging from literatures, cultures, media, and the arts in dialogue with other areas of the humanities and social sciences, across temporal, spatial, and linguistic boundaries.

Girls’ and Young Women’s Textual Cultures Across History: Imitation, Adaptation, Transformation

updated: 
Wednesday, October 18, 2023 - 1:21pm
Lois Burke, Jennifer Duggan & Edel Lamb
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, January 31, 2024

 

The editors would like to invite chapters of 7,000 words for an edited collection, Girls’ and Young Women’s Textual Cultures Across History: Imitation, Adaptation, Transformation, to be submitted to Routledge’s Children’s Literature and Culture Book Series. We aim to publish the collection in 2025.

Humorous Perspectives on Perpetrators in Contemporary American Literature and Popular Culture

updated: 
Wednesday, October 18, 2023 - 1:21pm
American Studies Program, University of Bucharest
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, November 12, 2023

This is a Call for Papers for an online workshop titled Laughing in the Face of Evil: Humorous Perspectives on Perpetrators in Contemporary American Literature and Popular Culture. The workshop asks what humor can contribute to our understanding of perpetrators by examining a selection of works from contemporary American literature and popular culture. Does humor help demythologize certain perpetrators whose international fame turned them into quasi-mythical figures? Can the ownership of humorous content about a traumatic situation or process endured by a specific marginalized community be transferred to other communities?

Performing Crisis, Critical Performativities: 2nd International Conference on Culture and Performing Arts

updated: 
Wednesday, October 18, 2023 - 1:21pm
Universitas Padjadjaran
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, October 27, 2023

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed the way humans behave personally and interact socially at the interpersonal, local, national and global levels. Thus, various cultural practices are also modified, both in the form of daily activities and in the form of ritual, ceremonial and formal practices, including the prevalence in the secular, religious, artistic and institutional realms in various fields. Policies and procedures for carrying out various activities in various sectors have also been reorganized to take into account the health protocols that apply in different jurisdictions.

Call for Proposals: The Work and Legacy of Minnie Bruce Pratt

updated: 
Wednesday, October 18, 2023 - 1:21pm
The Journal of Lesbian Studies special issue
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 15, 2024

Call for Proposals: The Work and Legacy of Minnie Bruce Pratt

 On July 2, 2023, Minnie Bruce Pratt died at the age of 76 after a brief illness resulting from a glioblastoma. (Obituaries are available here and here.) Pratt leaves behind an important body of creative, theoretical, and political work as a gift and legacy to scholars, activists, cultural workers, writers, poets, and readers.

 

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