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Floating Islands; or, Saikaku's Eighteenth Century

updated: 
Tuesday, September 21, 2021 - 4:48pm
American Society of 18th Century Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, October 8, 2021

Following the various calls for a more global perspective on the eighteenth century at ASECS 2021, this panel seeks papers on the work of Japanese author Ihara Saikaku (1642-1693). In her 2016 book, The Age of Silver, Ning Ma discusses Saikaku as the most significant representative figure of the “stories of the floating world” that, she argues, should be seen as an emergence of realist fiction. A bestseller in 17th and 18th century Japan, Saikaku’s work fell into obscurity until a revival of interest in the late 19th century, when he became known as “Japan’s realist”.

Keats-Shelley Association of America and Romantic Circles Pedagogy: Call for Anti-Racist Teaching Materials

updated: 
Tuesday, September 21, 2021 - 9:53am
The Keats-Shelley Association of America and Romantic Circles Pedagogy Colloquium
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, October 1, 2021

The Keats-Shelley Association of America (K-SAA) and Romantic Circles Pedagogy (RCP) Anti-Racist Pedagogy Colloquium is soliciting submissions for our new resource on anti-racist teaching, "Towards an Anti-Racist Pedagogy."

This webpage, which will be accessible through the K-SAA and RCP websites, will offer suggested readings, bibliographies of relevant scholarship, sample assignments and syllabi, and guides to use in the classroom. This project will be ongoing: our goal is that each year, a new cohort will develop and expand the resource. 

Tabletop Teaching: Board Games and Social Justice

updated: 
Monday, September 20, 2021 - 8:48am
Matthew Johnson / Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, November 1, 2021

***Extended Deadline***

The editors have received several requests for extra time: balancing teaching, designing, and researching during the COVID-19 pandemic is a challenge with which we fully empathize. It is also an opportunity to invite others to participate, and we welcome additional proposals.  Updated proposal deadline, November 1, 2021.

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Call for Proposals
Tabletop Teaching: Board Games and Social Justice

What Gives?: Formal Change after Catastrophe (NeMLA 2022)

updated: 
Sunday, September 19, 2021 - 4:35pm
Jackie O'Dell / UMass Dartmouth
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, September 30, 2021

In the wake of COVID, some workers have been deemed essential, forced to put their lives at risk to keep the market moving or care for those with the means to stay off the frontlines. While these jobs may be crucial, those who perform them are frequently treated as exchangeable.Yet as workers have become interchangeable, a fantastical contrast has emerged in the form of the non-fungible token (NFT): at the same time that stable employment and livable wages have been cut in the interest of profit, digital creations become irreplaceable tokens of payment. The catastrophic impact of the pandemic shows which systems of exchange are malleable or fluid and which remain brittle or stagnant.

CFP- Indian Writing in English Online (EXTENDED DEADLINE)

updated: 
Saturday, September 18, 2021 - 11:05pm
University of Hyderabad
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, September 30, 2021

CFP: Indian Writing in English Online, University of Hyderabad

Indian Writing in English Online at The University of Hyderabad (henceforth IWE Online), an initiative being executed and funded by the prestigious Institution of Eminence (IoE) project of the University, aims at being the single authoritative academic web resource for any student or a general reader searching for information on the subject of Indian Writing in India.

Conference - Stanley Cavell: A Retrospective

updated: 
Saturday, September 18, 2021 - 11:21am
Vita-Salute San Raffaele University of Milan
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, May 1, 2021

Stanley Cavell: A Retrospective

Vita-Salute San Raffaele University of Milan

Palazzo Arese-Borromeo, Cesano Maderno

September 23rd- 24th 2021

 

Organizing Institution: Centro ICONE / Facoltà di Filosofia

Organizers: Raffaele Ariano (Vita-Salute San Raffaele University of Milan),
Paolo Babbiotti (University of Turin).

 

Websitehttps://cavellretrospective.wixsite.com/september2021

 

Reading into Murder: critical essays on the theme of murder in select cult texts

updated: 
Saturday, September 18, 2021 - 10:26am
Dr Debayan Deb Barman, Assistant Professor and Head, THLH Mahavidyalay
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, October 1, 2021

 

 

DATES EXTENDED to 1st OCT 2021 for submission of abstract

 

Reading into Murder: critical essays on the theme of murder in select cult texts. 

 

Update - Screen Bodies: The Journal of Embodiment, Media Arts, and Technology - Call for Submissions

updated: 
Friday, September 17, 2021 - 7:47pm
Screen Bodies
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, October 1, 2021

Screen Bodies invites submissions to be considered for our forthcoming general issue. We feature work on all forms of visual media, particularly research that engages with concepts of the body, the screen, and / or technology broadly construed. Articles are typically between 6k–9k words. Please see our website for details about the inclusion of artwork/images (www.berghahnjournals.com/submissions).

CFP: Special issue on Lev Vygotsky and Play (Abstracts: Dec. 15, 2021)

updated: 
Friday, September 17, 2021 - 3:02pm
American Journal of Play
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, December 15, 2021

Call for Papers: American Journal of Play Special Issue on Vygotsky and Play 

Guest Editors: Elena Bodrova and Deborah Leong, Tools of the Mind 

 

Deadlines

Abstracts (300 words): December 15, 2021 

Full papers (5,000 to 10,000 words), if accepted: April 15, 2022 

 

An Aging World: History as Senescence

updated: 
Thursday, September 16, 2021 - 3:17pm
Arturo Ruiz-Mautino
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, September 30, 2021

“I grow old as the world does.” --- Adso of Melk, The Name of the Rose

Thirtieth Annual British Women Writers Conference

updated: 
Thursday, September 16, 2021 - 3:17pm
British Women Writers Association
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 14, 2022

British Women Writers Conference 2022
May 19-21, 2022 | 
Baylor University

The organizers of the 2022 BWWC invite papers and panel proposals interpreting the theme of “Borders” in 18th- and 19th-century British women’s writing. In response to the 2021 BWWC “Reorientations,” panels and papers on topics related to race and ethnicity are especially welcome.

Las Vanguardistas: Spanish Women Poets in Transnational Contexts (1920–1975)

updated: 
Thursday, September 16, 2021 - 3:17pm
Journal of Avant-Garde Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, February 25, 2022

The Journal of Avant-Garde Studies (JAGS) and its guest editors invite submissions for the special issue “Las Vanguardistas: Spanish Women Poets in Transnational Contexts (1920–1975)”.

By proposing this special issue, we aim to foster a global understanding of avant-garde movements and highlight the key role of Spanish women poets in the transnational avant-garde scene from the 1920s to the 1970s. To this end, we welcome academic articles that focus on, but are not limited to, the following topics:

- Transnational Literary Networks between Spanish, European and Latin American Women Poets.

- Spanish Women and the Avant-Garde Press: Women’s Contributions to Avant-Garde Magazines.

‘Coercion and Wage Labour: Exploring Labour Relations Through History and Art’

updated: 
Thursday, September 16, 2021 - 3:17pm
University of Vienna
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, October 31, 2021

Coercion in work is a universal human experience that can be found in manifold forms of labour relations, both contemporary and historical. The analysis of coercive mechanisms in labour relations draws on various disciplinary approaches, mediums and tools.

2022 Conference on the Sympathetic Imagination: Literature, Film, and Writing of Sympathy and Empathy Call for Presentation Proposals

updated: 
Thursday, September 16, 2021 - 3:17pm
Association of College English Teachers of Alabama
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, November 20, 2021

 

Conference on the Sympathetic Imagination: Literature, Film, and Writing of Sympathy and Empathy

Call for Presentation Proposals

 

Auburn University at Montgomery

February 24-25, 2022

 

Sponsored by the Association of College English Teachers of Alabama and Auburn University at Montgomery

 

Critical Theory Now: Repurposing Adorno's Rich Annoyance

updated: 
Thursday, September 16, 2021 - 3:17pm
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, September 30, 2021

"The complex relation between the private, the individual and loneliness is unique and necessary to Adorno’s work, despite the rich annoyance of his particular mode of provocation.” (Fred Moten, “The Phonographic mise-en-scene” 2004)

France and Louisiana: A "Special Relationship"?

updated: 
Thursday, September 16, 2021 - 3:17pm
Stéphanie Durrans
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 31, 2021

 

Call for Papers

France and Louisiana: “A Special Relationship?”

Bordeaux Montaigne University, France

June 7-10, 2023

 

 

On June 7-10 2023, Bordeaux Montaigne University will host an international conference that will explore various aspects of the 300+-year-long relationship between France and Louisiana.

 

Unjust Philologies in the "Modern University"

updated: 
Thursday, September 16, 2021 - 3:17pm
American Comparative Literature Association 2022
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, October 31, 2021

In this seminar, we wish to examine how people of different positionalities vis a vis the ‘center’ and ‘peripheries’ of modern research universities, practice comparative literary studies within institutions which, from the start, were built upon the logic of exclusion and exclusionary tactics.  The “modern university” stands in a long tradition of colonial and racialized traditions of knowledge-making which purported to be secular and universalizable.

Asian Studies Association of Australia Conference 2022 - Call for Papers

updated: 
Thursday, September 16, 2021 - 3:16pm
Monash University - The Herb Feith Centre
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, November 1, 2021

The ASAA Conference 'Social Justice in Pandemic Times' will bring together academics, activists, artists, students, practitioners and community members from across disciplines with shared interest in Asia, including Asian communities in Australia and globally.

The biennial Asian Studies Association of Australia (ASAA) conference is the largest gathering of experts working on Asia in the southern hemisphere and has been a regular feature of Australian scholarly life since 1976. 

A Critical Companion to Wes Craven

updated: 
Thursday, September 16, 2021 - 3:16pm
Fernando Gabriel Pagnoni Berns
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, December 20, 2021

A Critical Companion to Wes Craven

edited by Fernando Gabriel Pagnoni Berns and John Darowski

 

Part of the Critical Companion to Popular Directors series edited by Adam Barkman and Antonio Sanna

 

“FORGING AHEAD: FAKES, FABRICATIONS, AND FACSIMILES IN CULTURAL AND LITERARY HISTORY—MEDIEVAL TO MODERN”

updated: 
Thursday, September 16, 2021 - 3:16pm
Center for 17th- and 18th-Century Studies, UCLA
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, November 29, 2021

A two-day conference: Thursday, May 5-Friday, May 6, 2022

William Andrews Clark Memorial Library, University of California, Los Angeles

 

Plenary speakers: Siân Echard (Professor of English, University of British Columbia); Aaron T. Pratt (Carl & Lily Pforzheimer Curator of Early Modern Books and Manuscripts, Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin); and Robert Spoo (Chapman Distinguished Professor of Law, University of Tulsa).

 

Latinx Visions

updated: 
Thursday, September 16, 2021 - 3:16pm
Matthew David Goodwin / University of New Mexico
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, November 1, 2021

Latinx Visions

Speculative Worlds in

Latinx Literature, Art, Performance, and Protest 

 

The University of New Mexico

March 9-11, 2023

 

Keynote Speaker:

Lysa Rivera

Associate Professor

Western Washington University

 

Conference Organizers:

Cathryn Merla-Watson

Matthew David Goodwin 

Santiago Vaquera-Vásquez

 

Call for Papers: “Latinx Visions”

 

CFP: JBSM Special Issue 2023

updated: 
Thursday, September 16, 2021 - 3:16pm
Berghahn Journals
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, January 15, 2022

JOURNAL OF BODIES, SEXUALITIES, AND MASCULINITIES

 

Call for Papers: Special Issue 2023

Fashion and Style

 

Guest Editors: Professors Joseph Hancock II and Vicki Karaminas

 

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Collaborative Intellectual Labor Today

updated: 
Thursday, September 16, 2021 - 3:16pm
ACLA (American Comparative Literature Association)
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, October 31, 2021

In recent decades, the practice of collaborative intellectual labor has had an unexpected resurgence, both among writers and artists, and within scholarly and academic spaces. Drawing on a rich history of intellectual, activist, and artistic practices of collaboration, new collectives and research groups have embraced collaborative forms of knowledge production to challenge the individualization of intellectual labor and the demands of the neoliberal episteme.

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