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9th INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM IN BYZANTINE AND MEDIEVAL STUDIES “DAYS OF JUSTINIAN I", Skopje, 12-14 November, 2021, Keynote Speaker: John Haldon, Special thematic strand: Ideology

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Tuesday, April 20, 2021 - 6:57pm
Institute of National History - Skopje
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, August 15, 2021

9th INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM IN BYZANTINE AND MEDIEVAL STUDIES “DAYS OF JUSTINIAN I", Skopje, 12-14 November, 2021

Special Thematic Strand for 2021: Ideology

Keynote speaker: Professor JOHN HALDON

Organized by the Institute of National History, Skopje, Ss. Cyril and Methodius University, Skopje and University of Bologna, in partnership with Faculty of Theology "St. Clement of Ohrid", Skopje and AHRM, with the financial support of the Ministry of Culture

 

International Conference on Myths, Archetypes and Symbols: “Models and Alternatives”

updated: 
Tuesday, April 20, 2021 - 6:57pm
London Centre for Interdisciplinary Research
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, July 10, 2021

Humankind has always sought to explain its origins and the mysteries of life to map personal and collective boundaries, and to secure its sense of identity through the power of everyday events and occurrences. Exemplary accounts of imaginary happenings and supernatural creatures from a time beyond history and memory explain the genesis of the universe, the making of a living thing, the formation of an attitude or the inception of an institution. The essence of these traditional narratives reflects a certain system of values and code of self-conduct of a group of individuals bound together by social and cultural ties, and the cardinal virtues and vices of human nature captured in a conventional configuration.

International Conference on Poetry Studies: “Poetry Between Creation and Interpretation“

updated: 
Tuesday, April 20, 2021 - 6:57pm
London Centre for Interdisciplinary Research
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, June 30, 2021

Poetry is a constant, being produced by all known civilisations from ancient to modern times. Throughout its extensive history, the individual art of high emotions sublimated into perfect language has approached a vast array of subject matters, including love, war, social issues, the beauty of nature, etc. A particular exercise of the mind and soul, and a unique way of apprehending reality, poetry is a self-sufficient universe that intensifies and enlarges life experience. Pointing to inner knowledge rather than real circumstance, it activates different layers of perception, sweeps away human thoughts, feeds emotions and soothes suffering.

International Conference "Mirror, Mirror: Perceptions, Deceptions, and Reflections in Time"

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Tuesday, April 20, 2021 - 6:57pm
London Centre for Interdisciplinary Research
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, June 25, 2021

Since ancient times, mirrors have been viewed as place where the dual worlds of soul and self merge. In ancient Mexico, polished obsidian mirrors were viewed as magical portals through which sorcerers traveled to reach the world of the gods. The fictitious mirror of 18th-century author, Oliver Goldsmith, revealed the inner workings of the mind rather than the surface.  In the 21st century, our reflections may obscure rather than uncover the truths we once searched for.  Through technology, we can recreate ourselves and the world around us. We see our altered, perfected reflections in our photos, on our web cams, and in advertising. Images may come to show not necessarily our realities, but visions of the world that we prefer.

International Conference on Ecocriticism and Environmental Studies

updated: 
Tuesday, April 20, 2021 - 6:57pm
London Centre for Interdisciplinary Research
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, August 1, 2021

Multiple environmental crises are increasingly inescapable at both transnational and local levels and the role of the humanities in addition to technology and politics is more and more recognized as central for exploring and finding solutions. Representations of nature’s agency have become central to many studies conducted in literature, culture studies, philosophy, history, sociology or political science. This conference aims to explore the relationship between the physical environment and text in its broader meaning as well as analyse the social concerns raised by environmental crises.

Conference panels will be related, but not limited, to:

Special Issue (2022): The Work of Haruki Murakami

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Tuesday, April 20, 2021 - 6:56pm
In Statu Nascendi: Journal of Political Philosophy and International Relations
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, August 1, 2021

Call for Papers

Special Issue: The Work of Haruki Murakami (2022)

 

CFP: Submissions for JITP Special Issue -Surveillance in Education

updated: 
Tuesday, April 20, 2021 - 6:56pm
The Journal of Interactive Technology and Pedagogy (JITP)
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, June 15, 2021

The Journal of Interactive Technology and Pedagogy
Themed Issue
Surveillance in Education

Issue Editors:
sava saheli singh (University of Ottawa)

Chris Gilliard (Shorenstein Center, Harvard Kennedy School)

Editorial Assistant:
Chanta Palmer (Lehman College, CUNY)

 Call for submissions URL: https://jitp.commons.gc.cuny.edu/call-for-submissions/

Decolonizing Travel(ing) Theory: Explorations in the ‘Indian’ Analytic Traditions

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Tuesday, April 20, 2021 - 6:56pm
National Institute of Technology Silchar
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, June 18, 2021

Traveling, both as a concept and performativity, has yielded a diverse range of criticalliteratures that probe into the epistemological, ethical and aesthetic dimensions oftravel and mobility. However, much of the critical theories on travel (and, of late,nomadology) draw on the Western canon, while there appears to be a dearth ofproportionate research on and/or documentation of the indigenous analyticalframeworks that engage with travel(ing) theory.

Never Move Alone: Roger Corman and the Collective

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Tuesday, April 20, 2021 - 6:55pm
Midwestern Modern Language Association 2021 Convention
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, May 15, 2021

 

Never Move Alone: Roger Corman and The Collective  

 

 

 

Individual paper proposals sought for a Roger-Corman-focused panel that considers the roles cooperation and collaboration play in low-budget independent filmmaking. Potential topics: New World Pictures, acting teams, rock bands in Corman movies, Corman and unions. Submit abstract by May 15, 2021, to Stephen B. Armstrong at armstrong@dixie.edu

 

Special Issue: Indigenous Young Adult Novels

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Tuesday, April 20, 2021 - 6:55pm
Studies in the Novel
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, November 1, 2021

Studies in the Novel seeks submissions for a special issue on “Indigenous Young Adult Novels,” guest-edited by Christopher Pexa (University of Minnesota), Angela Calcaterra (University of North Texas), and Eric Gary Anderson (George Mason University), to be published summer 2022.

 

What is the Role of Literature Now?

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Tuesday, April 20, 2021 - 6:55pm
Literature [a new periodical by mdpi] Special Issue
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, November 30, 2021
  • LITERATURE
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  • AN OPEN ACCESS JOURNAL 
  • literature@mdpi.com
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  • SPECIAL ISSUE of LITERATURE
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  • What is the Role of Literature Now?
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  • Guest Editor:
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  • Prof. Jerome Bump
  • University of Texas at Austin
  • bump@utexas.edu
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Classrooms, Libraries, and the Academy at #NEPCA21

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Tuesday, April 20, 2021 - 6:55pm
Northeast Popular Culture Association
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, July 31, 2021

Greetings all,

I just wanted to share this CFP for the Northeast Popular Culture Association's 2021 Fall Virtual Conference.  There are lots of different areas that might be relevant to folks on this list (https://nepca.blog/conference/conference-areas/) but in particular, I wanted to highlight the Classrooms, Libraries, and the Academy area to which I am co-chair.  
This section focuses on 

SPECIAL ISSUE OF THE CEA CRITIC: Impediments to Student Success

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Tuesday, April 20, 2021 - 6:55pm
The CEA Critic, Journal of the College English Association
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, October 25, 2021

For this special issue of The CEA Critic, we seek essays that examine various obstacles to student learning in higher education. To be clear: we are not interested in essays that deal with teaching in the time of COVID per se—our special 2020 COVID issue took on that subject. Rather, now that the end of COVID seems not far off, what other obstacles are inhibiting the success of students?

Literary Geographies: Space, Place, and Environments

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Tuesday, April 20, 2021 - 6:55pm
Conference on Christianity & Literature, April 7-9, 2022 (Biola University, La Mirada, CA)
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, November 15, 2021

Literary Geographies: Space, Place, and Environments

Biola University

La Mirada, CA

April 7–9, 2022

 

“All theology is rooted in geography.”

—Eugene H. Peterson, Under the Unpredictable Plant: an Exploration in Vocational Holiness

 

Peace, Literature, and Pedagogy (MMLA)

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Tuesday, April 20, 2021 - 6:55pm
Matthew Horton / University of North Georgia
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, May 31, 2021

CFP for Peace, Literature, and Pedagogy Panel

MMLA 2021, November 4-7, Milwaukee, WI
Abstract Deadline: May 31, 2021

General Conference Topic: “Cultures of Collectivity”

The Midwest Modern Language Association welcomes, especially but not exclusively, proposals dealing with any aspect of the theme “Cultures of Collectivity” for the 2021 conference. Please find a general description of this theme here: 

https://www.luc.edu/mmla/convention/callforpapers/

"The Legacy of Toni Morrison" African American literature at SCMLA Conference, Oct 7-9, 2021 (Houston, Texas)

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Tuesday, April 20, 2021 - 2:10pm
South Central Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, May 10, 2021

In addition to the overall conference theme of “Politics of Protest,” the SCMLA African American Literature Regular Session encourages students, researchers, and scholars to submit presentations that explore the Legacy of Toni Morrison. As the author of eleven novels, five children's books, two plays, and nine non-fiction texts, Morrison stands tall as one of the most well-known, well-read, and often-taught authors of the twentieth (and 21st) century.

LAST CALL: Academia in Action: Breaching the Ivory Tower

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Tuesday, April 20, 2021 - 11:57am
University of Pittsburgh French & Italian Grad Student Organization
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, April 30, 2021

The eruption of anti-racist movements in the public discourse over the past ten years, both in Italy, France, and in a broader context within Western Europe, has incited a re-engagement with the colonial histories of western countriesas well as their current racist and anti- immigration policies. The voices that emerged (with public figures such asAssa Traoré in France, Fabrice Vil in Québec, and Rula Jebréal in Italy) all encourage the general public to reflect onthe ways in which institutions need to be destabilized in order to make progress in terms of racial equality and criminal justice reform. In the wake of heightened social outrage around the globe, we are requesting proposals for papers which address issues of social justice and activism in Franc

Crossroads of Emergency: Modern Dystopias and Imminent Futures

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Tuesday, April 20, 2021 - 3:44am
Jade Kai / Stony Brook University
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, March 1, 2021

Crossroads of Emergency: Modern Dystopias and Imminent Futures, April 23rd 2021

Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, Stony Brook University

Spring 2021 WGSS Graduate Virtual Conference

Call for Proposals

 

EXTENDED DEADLINE – Cultural History; PAMLA (Nov. 11-14, 2021)

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Monday, April 19, 2021 - 2:24pm
Pacific Ancient & Modern Languages Association
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, June 30, 2021

The 118th annual conference of the Pacific Ancient & Modern Languages Association (PAMLA) will be held in Las Vegas, from Thursday, November 11, to Sunday, November 14.  Although some components of this conference will be virtual, this CFP involves an in-person panel.

 

EXTENDED Detritus, Refuse, and Other Castoffs 2021

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Monday, April 19, 2021 - 8:54am
Dalhousie Association of Graduate Students in English
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, April 30, 2021

The Dalhousie Association of Graduate Students in English presents

Detritus, Refuse, and Other Castoffs

An Online Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference - DEADLINE EXTENDED

August 10-12, 2021, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia

 

Surely the wake left behind by mankind’s forward march reveals its movement just as clearly as the spray thrown up elsewhere by the prow.

 – Pierre Teilhard de Chardin

 

ReFocus: The Films of Claire Denis (EUP)

updated: 
Sunday, April 18, 2021 - 4:37pm
Peter Sloane
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, August 30, 2021

ReFocus: The Films of Claire Denis (EUP, ed. Peter Sloane, University of Lincoln UK)

 

PAMLA 2021 Panel: Comics of Babel: Exploring the Power of Multilingual Graphic Fictions

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Saturday, April 17, 2021 - 11:23am
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, June 30, 2021

PAMLA 2021 Conference 

November 11-14th, 2021

Las Vega, Nevada

 

Panel: Comics of Babel: Exploring the Power of Multilingual Graphic Fictions

 

*Please note that this panel will be heldvirtually*

 

Description:

Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association Conference CFP: Architecture, Space, and Literature (Nov. 11-14 2021)

updated: 
Saturday, April 17, 2021 - 10:39am
Reyam Rammahi, Independent Scholar
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, June 30, 2021

PAMLA 2021 LAS VEGAS: "CITY OF GOD, CITY OF DESTRUCTION" (November 11 -14, 2021 at Sahara Las Vegas Hotel, hosted by University of Nevada, Las Vegas).

Session: Architecture, Space, and Literature

Contact: Reyam Rammahi, Independent Scholar (reyam.rammahi@gmail.com)

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