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Podcast for Pop-Culture/Nerd/Nostalgia Podcast

updated: 
Monday, February 28, 2022 - 10:52am
The Nostalgia Test Podcast
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, June 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. 

Guests of Podcast about Jack Kerouac

updated: 
Monday, February 28, 2022 - 10:51am
Writing Remix Podcast
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, March 5, 2022

Hi! My name is Dan Dissinger. I'm a professor in the USC Writing Program, I'm a Kerouac scholar, and I host Writing Remix, a podcast about writing, language, and pedagogy. Recently, the podcast won the 2021 John Lovas Award for Outstanding Online Project in Writing Studies and co-founded the Humanities Podcast Network, which held our first International Symposium last year. I would love to have you as a guest on the podcast!

Feminist Spaces Summer 2022

updated: 
Monday, February 28, 2022 - 10:51am
Feminist Spaces Journal
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, May 6, 2022

Feminist Spaces Summer 2022 Issue

Feminist Spaces is pleased to announce that we are now accepting general submissions for our next issue.

Feminist Spaces welcomes work across genres and disciplines and invites students, faculty, and independent scholars to submit academic papers, creative writing, and artistic pieces that address topics in feminist, gender, sexuality or women’s studies. Articles may originate or enter into dialogue with current feminist discourse or present historical research. Topics may include but are not limited to the following:

■     Feminism in politics and/or political discourse

■     Feminist theory, practice, and politics

Aestheticism: Sensations and Ideas

updated: 
Monday, February 28, 2022 - 10:51am
International Walter Pater Society
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, April 15, 2022

 

Aestheticism: Sensations and Ideas

International Walter Pater Society Conference

 

 

Iuav University of Venice-Ca’ Foscari University of Venice, 14-16 July 2022

 

Transnational Shelley(s): Metamorphoses and Reconfigurations

updated: 
Monday, February 28, 2022 - 10:51am
University of Rome Tor Vergata/ University of Pisa
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, April 15, 2022

Transnational Shelley(s): Metamorphoses and Reconfiguration - CONFERENCE Frascati (ROME), 6-7 October 2022

This conference celebrates Percy Bysshe Shelley's multifaceted afterlives, exploring the many echoes his oeuvre has produced throughout the history of modern and contemporary literature. The aim of the conference is to craft a map of the poet's seminal influence on single authors as well as on literary movements. 

Victorian Resurrections International Conference

updated: 
Monday, February 28, 2022 - 10:51am
University of Vienna
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, May 15, 2022

Victorian Resurrections

International Conference, 22nd – 24th September 2022 (University of Vienna)

Deadline for proposals (300 words): 15th May 2022

Confirmed keynote speakers:

Ann Heilmann (University of Cardiff)
Patricia Duncker (University of Manchester)

Call for Papers

Elizabeth Bowen Review Volume 5

updated: 
Monday, February 28, 2022 - 10:50am
Elizabeth Bowen Society
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, April 30, 2022

The editors of the Elizabeth Bowen Review are seeking scholarly and innovative essays for publication in the fifth volume of the journal in October 2022.

 

For this issue, the editors are particularly interested in essays on Bowen’s later fiction (The Little Girls and Eva Trout).  However, we are also keen to see work on any aspect of Bowen’s writing, essays which situate her work in national and global perspectives. Themes may include:

 

MLA 2023: Gardening in Black literature

updated: 
Monday, February 28, 2022 - 10:50am
Dorottya Mozes
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, March 20, 2022

Call for panel for the MLA Convention in San Francisco (2023, January 5-9) Gardening in Black literature

This panel explores figurations of the plot, the garden, and gardening in Black literature, examining the otherwise relationalities and possibilities cultivated by this cultural, geographic, and environmental practice. 

Please send a 200-word abstract and brief CV to Dorottya Mozes at dorottya.mozes@gmail.com by March 20. 

 

 

 

Bloomsbury CHAPTER Postgraduate Conference: 'Books in the Closet'

updated: 
Monday, February 28, 2022 - 10:50am
Bloomsbury CHAPTER (University College London / University of London)
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, March 31, 2022

The  Bloomsbury CHAPTER (Communication, History of Authorship, Publishing, Textual Editing and Reading), in association with University College London’s Centre for Publishing and the Institute of English Studies, University of London. is pleased to announce a one-day postgraduate conference. The conference (9 June 2022) will be held online with a hybrid in-person/online keynote.  

SPECIAL ISSUE ON MILITARIZATION & PLEASURE

updated: 
Monday, February 28, 2022 - 10:49am
Culture, Theory and Critique
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, April 1, 2022

Culture, Theory and Critique: 

SPECIAL ISSUE ON MILITARIZATION & PLEASURE

Coauthoring the Early Modern Period

updated: 
Monday, February 28, 2022 - 10:49am
Sixteenth Century Society & Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, April 1, 2022

Why study the early modern period? Most academics of earlier periods have encountered this question in one form or another. This question seems especially pressing when it comes to teaching. For many of us, it is our goal to have monographs published by university presses and spend summers conducting research in archives. But the reality is that a large part of our day-to-day impact as scholars is on the undergraduate students we encounter as instructors, usually teens and young adults. This panel is interested in engaging in a conversation about how teaching undergraduate students impacts our scholarship in early modern studies.

The Banshee Journal – Issue 2 – "Haunting"

updated: 
Monday, February 28, 2022 - 10:49am
The Banshee: The Leading Journal For Women Who Scream
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, May 1, 2022

CFP: The Banshee, Issue 2: Haunting.

The Banshee is the leading magazine for women who scream. Our current Issue 1, Screaming, is available in print and digital formats at http://www.thebansheejournal.com . 

 

Better State Forms (MLA 2023)

updated: 
Sunday, February 27, 2022 - 2:59pm
Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 11, 2022

We need to rethink the state. No one loves to hate the state more than a humanist. Yet does this critique serve us well? What do we mean by “the” state? Humanities scholars often take for granted a unified and homogenous idea of the state as a basis for critique. The settler colonial state, the necropolitical state, the neoliberal state; or perhaps less negatively, the welfare state, the developmentalist state, the liberal state. As this plethora of familiar models suggests, it should be impossible to talk about “the” state as a singular form, to equate it with one function or to define it by one pattern of experience. And yet such singular imaginaries often underpin humanistic engagement with the state. 

DEADLINE APPROACHING: Variants/Variance

updated: 
Friday, February 25, 2022 - 5:37pm
Berkeley-Stanford English Graduate Conference 2022
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, March 7, 2022

Variants/Variance

Berkeley-Stanford English Graduate Conference 2022

April 30th, 2022

University of California, Berkeley

Keynote: Dr. John Alba Cutler, University of California, Berkeley

 

Eighteenth-Century Women's Writing

updated: 
Friday, February 25, 2022 - 3:42am
Workshop on eighteenth-century women's writing and the novel genre
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, March 30, 2022

Eighteenth-century women’s writing has attracted critical attention in recent years and the rise of the novel genre has faced reconsideration and re-evaluation accordingly. The fiction of women writers such as Eliza Haywood, Aphra Behn, Delariver Manley, and Penelope Aubin has undergone new editions and has come under critical focus to question their relationship to the canon and to theories of the novel. This workshop focuses on women writers alongside the canonical writers of the long eighteenth century and invites talks on various aspects of eighteenth-century novel. Talks on the intertextual relationships between canonical writers and non-canonical women writers and on theories of the novel are especially welcome.

PANDEMIC!: COVID-19 and Literary Studies

updated: 
Thursday, February 24, 2022 - 4:28pm
English Language Notes
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, March 15, 2021

Call for papers for Special Issue of English Language Notes

Pandemic!:  COVID-19 and Literary Studies

61.1 (April 2023)

Jason Gladstone, Nan Goodman, Karim Mattar, co-editors

University of Colorado Boulder

 

 

Book Series: POSTHUMANITIES AND CITIZENSHIP FUTURES

updated: 
Thursday, February 24, 2022 - 1:16pm
Rowman & Littlefield
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, December 31, 2025

POSTHUMANITIES AND CITIZENSHIP
FUTURES
Series edited by
Peggy Karpouzou and Nikoleta Zampaki

Romanian Literary History at a Crossroads

updated: 
Thursday, February 24, 2022 - 1:16pm
Studia Universitatis Babeș-Bolyai Philologia
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, May 1, 2022

 

 

 

Romanian Literary History at a Crossroads

Mihai Iovănel’s History of Contemporary Romanian Literature: 1990-2020

and the Cultural-Materialist and Transnational Turn in Literary Studies

Special Issue 3/2022

Studia Universitatis Babeș-Bolyai Philologia

studia.philologia@lett.ubbcluj.ro

Guest editors:

[REMINDER] LEA 2022: Conflict and contrast in language and literature

updated: 
Thursday, February 24, 2022 - 1:15pm
Journal LEA, University of Florence, Italy
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, May 8, 2022

Call for Papers – LEA 11 (2022)

 

Deadline for submissions: May 8, 2022

Publication: December 2022

 LEA is a peer-reviewed international scholarly journal based at the University of Florence that publishes original research papers in all areas of literature, linguistics, and philology.

We are pleased to announce that submissions are now open for LEA 11 (2022):

Conflict and contrast in language and literature

Ex-position Feature Topic Call for Papers: Transgression and Irish Writing since 1921

updated: 
Thursday, February 24, 2022 - 1:14pm
Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures, National Taiwan University
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, March 31, 2022

Ex-position Feature Topic Call for Papers

Transgression and Irish Writing since 1921

  (Guest Editors: Anne Fogarty, University College Dublin / Wei H. Kao, National Taiwan University)

 

Publication Date: December 2022 (Issue No. 48)

Submission Deadline: March 31, 2022

 

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Sociological Research and Urban Children and Youth

updated: 
Thursday, February 24, 2022 - 1:14pm
Rachel Berman
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, April 30, 2022

Sociological Research and Urban Children and Youth to be published by Emerald

 

Guest editors 

Patrizia Albanese, and Rachel Berman, X* University, Canada, Xiaobei Chen, Carleton University, Canada 

*undergoing a name change

 

Thematic focus and rationale 

Gold Rush!? Poe and 1849

updated: 
Thursday, February 24, 2022 - 1:12pm
Poe Studies Association (session at MLA Convention)
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, March 15, 2022

This panel follows the occasional tradition of examining Poe’s life and works in an Eastern Seaboard city where he once lived and wrote that happens to be hosting the Modern Language Association’s annual convention, but with a West Coast slant as the MLA gathers in a land that Poe called “Eldorado.” Synonymous with the California Gold Rush, 1849 was also the year of Edgar Allan Poe’s mysterious death. 1849 was a productive year for Poe.

2022 eLCC Annual (Virtual) Conference

updated: 
Thursday, February 24, 2022 - 1:12pm
eLearning Consortium of Colorado (eLCC)
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, March 7, 2022

Are you interested in eLearning? Do you have an idea to share about immersive environments, equitable multimedia principles, and/or justice in technology and online learning? The eLearning Consortium of Colorado (eLCC) is looking for students to participate in its annual conference, which will be held virtually this year from April 13th – April 15th. We are looking for the following:

MLA 2023: Labor of Laughter: Working Conditions and Humor

updated: 
Thursday, February 24, 2022 - 1:12pm
American Humor Studies Association
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, March 12, 2022

How do issues of class, race, ethnicity, nationality, and gender affect the production and consumption of American humor? Please send 250-word abstracts and a brief bio by March 12th to Sam Chesters at samantha.chesters@gmail.com.

 

2022 CFP EXTENDED DEADLINE! Call for Chapters on Beyond the Occident: Perspectives on Past, Present and Speculative Future in Fiction, Art, Media, and Film

updated: 
Thursday, February 24, 2022 - 1:12pm
Beyond the Occident: Perspectives on Past, Present and Speculative Future in Fiction, Art, Media, and Film
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, April 1, 2022

2022 CFP EXTENDED DEADLINE!

Call for Chapters

 

Dear colleagues,

We have extended our call for papers deadline through April 1, 2022. We look forward to your proposals on Beyond the Occident in Fiction, Art, Media, and Film.

 

Beyond the Occident: Perspectives on Past, Present and Speculative Future in Fiction, Art, Media, and Film

 

To be edited by Sümeyra Buran and Jiré Emine Gözen.

 

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