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International Comparative Literature in the Post-Pandemic Age: the Path and Ethics of Dialogue

updated: 
Thursday, May 13, 2021 - 9:50am
Tsaiyi Wu/The Editorial Office of International Comparative Literature (Fudan University Press)/ Shanghai Normal University
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, May 30, 2021

International Comparative Literature in the Post-Pandemic Age: 

the Path and Ethics of Dialogue 

An ICL Young Scholar Forum

2021 Series: Panel No. 1

 

Conference Time/Venue: Sep 3, 2021; a virtual conference

Deadline for Abstract Submission: May 30, 2021. 

Deadline for Full Paper Submission: July 31, 2021.

Contact Person: Tsaiyi Wu, tsaiwu@shnu.edu.cn

Organizer: The Editorial Office of International Comparative Literature

The South and Science Fiction

updated: 
Wednesday, May 12, 2021 - 1:34pm
Society for the Study of Southern Literature
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, May 31, 2021

The Society for the Study of Southern Literature invites papers on the South and science fiction for a panel at the South Atlantic Modern Language Association’s 93rd Annual Conference from November 4-6, 2021 in Atlanta, GA. Papers may discuss any of the subgenres of science fiction, including alternate history, afrofuturism, post-apocalyptic, scifi gothic, traditional, ‘hard’ or ‘soft’ science fiction, scifi horror, etc., and may focus on any form of media as long as the South, its history, culture, or locale intersects in some way.

REMINDER: Il Parlaggio - new issue September 2021

updated: 
Wednesday, May 12, 2021 - 6:20am
Edizioni Sinestesie (Italy)
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, August 1, 2021

This section of the academic journal “Sinestesieonline” is open to contributions about theatre and performing arts in all historical ages, forms and variations, in English, Italian and foreign languages. We use double blind peer review.

“Il Parlaggio” is the name created by Gabriele d’Annunzio for the amphitheatre in Vittoriale – a place of empathy, a cradle of emotions, a crossroads of cultures, a connection between antiquity and contemporaneity, an emblem of the “neverending show”.

Being Out of Place: Deconstructing Travel Narratives in Postcolonial Arab Literature(via Zoom)

updated: 
Tuesday, May 11, 2021 - 3:48pm
Department of Letters and Foreign Languages / University of 20th August 1955, Skikda, Algeria
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, July 1, 2021

Conference Director

Dr. Soumaya Bouacida, University of 20th August 1955, Skikda, Algeria

Conférence Date:: 20 th Decembre, 2021

 

Keynote Speakers


-Dr. Robert Clarke is a senior lecturer in English studies, and Head of Discipline, English, in the school of Humanities at the University of Tasmania. He is the editor of several books and issues such as Celebrity Colonialism: Fame, Power and Representation in Colonial and Postcolonial Cultures(2009), “Travel and Celebrity Culture”(special issue in Postcolonial Studies), and The Cambridge Companion to Postcolonial Travel Writing (2018)

The Feminist Playbook: Practical Instructions for Intersectional Pedagogy

updated: 
Tuesday, May 11, 2021 - 1:13pm
Jessica McKee
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, June 21, 2021

We seek submissions for The Feminist Playbook: Classroom Activities for Intersectional Pedagogy­­—a collection of  interdisciplinary, feminist lesson plans intended for any class where learning happens outside of the gender box.

To this end, we are seeking proposals that describe an active learning lesson that ahderes to at least one tenent of feminist pedagogy:

  • Representing Identity
  • Challenging the systemic inequalities
  • Disrupting power dynamics
  • Empowering students
  • Constructing a community
  • Privileging voice
  • Fostering respect for diverse experiences

 

International Conference on Social Sciences, Humanities and Arts

updated: 
Tuesday, May 11, 2021 - 12:29pm
GlobalKS
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, June 11, 2021

the International Conference on Social Sciences, Humanities and Arts. Taking place on 25 – 27 June 2021 in Vienna, Austria, ICSHA aims to contribute to the future of social sciences and humanities and arts by bringing together leading scholars, academics, and researchers in the field.

Developed on the principles of open exchange of information and cross-border learning, this conference is designed to facilitate heated discussions and provide inspiration to the network that’s shaping the direction of one of the most important fields of social development.

Constructing Sense/Deconstructing Nonsense

updated: 
Tuesday, May 11, 2021 - 12:29pm
In Spatele Blocului/Behind the Block
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, July 1, 2021

The online journal In Spatele Blocului (Behind the Block) invites you to submit short articles, essays, poems and short stories for its second issue, set for July 7th 2021. The main theme of the journal is the deconstruction of nonsense and the construction of sense. A secondary theme for this issue will be the emergence of the “villain” in culture and the arts. The texts should be sent by July 1st. The journal will be tri-lingual (Romanian, English, French) with translations in these languages.

Letting the Marginalized Reestablish the Margins: Multicultural Dimensions of Academia

updated: 
Tuesday, May 11, 2021 - 12:29pm
Louisiana Educational Research Association
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, August 31, 2021

Letting the Marginalized Reestablish the Margins: Multicultural Dimensions of Academia

Guest Editors:

Jerry L. Parker, Elizabeth R. Hornsby, Yazmyn C. Smith, and Taneshia Drake

Call for Manuscripts

Due August 31, 2021

International conference: Carpentaria by Alexis Wright, a self-governing literature that belongs to place

updated: 
Tuesday, May 11, 2021 - 12:29pm
Université de Bretagne Occidentale
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, July 3, 2021

International conference: Carpentaria by Alexis Wright, a self-governing literature that belongs to place

19-20 October 2021 at the Université de Bretagne Occidentale, Brest, France

 

In person and online conference.

 

“The imaginative literary mind is as boundless as it is borderless and bountiful in its way, finding ways of powerfully creating anew the already imagined with the unimagined or unimaginable.” Alexis Wright [1]

 

This international conference seeks to offer new perspectives on Alexis Wright’s novel Carpentaria, and at the same time to provide insights for lectures and students who are working on the novel as part of the French Agrégation exam. 

Latin American Digitalities

updated: 
Tuesday, May 11, 2021 - 12:29pm
Catholic University of Portugal
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, May 31, 2021

Latin American Digitalities

Main Editors: Patrícia Anzini & Eduardo Prado Cardoso

Call for Book Chapters - 'Bondian Drama' and Young Audience

updated: 
Tuesday, May 11, 2021 - 12:29pm
Vernon Press
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, August 15, 2021

Call For Book Chapters: ‘Bondian Drama’ and Young Audience

Edward Bond is one of the most controversial and prolific playwrights of British theatre. Throughout his writing career; the playwright has challenged the conservative standpoint of theatre and education institutions which, he believes, alienate human beings ‒ especially children ‒ from their inner self. He reveals the cultural, psychological, social and individual conflicts of human beings between their inner self and outer world by exploring the effects of violent acts in his plays some of which were staged at more than 60 countries all over the world.

Representations of Violence in Literature, Culture and Arts

updated: 
Tuesday, May 11, 2021 - 12:28pm
Osmaniye Korkut Ata University
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, July 16, 2021

In his foreword to World Report on Violence and Health, published by the World Health Organization (WHO) in 2002, Nelson Mandela states that “the twentieth century will be remembered as a century marked by violence” (Krug et.al., 2002, “Foreword”).  Now we are nearly at the end of the first quarter of the twenty-first century, but violence still permeates in our lives at various levels. Various forms of violence occurring at levels of interpersonal, self-directed, collective, state, warfare, child and youth violence, intimate partner violence, environmental violence, and animal violence lay bare the complexity and pervasiveness of the phenomenon, yet it also brings along the necessity to discuss violence from multiple perspectives. 

Science and Technology in Popular Culture

updated: 
Tuesday, May 11, 2021 - 12:28pm
Northeast Popular Culture Association (NEPCA)
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, August 1, 2021

The Science and Technology area of NEPCA encourages proposals for presentations that explore the relation of science and technology (broadly defined) to popular culture and to American culture. We are particularly interested in putting science, technology, culture, and the humanities in conversation with one another. How are science and technology represented in popular culture? How do we use popular culture to understand science and technology? And how do we use science and technology to understand narratives, art, and culture? What do we gain, what do we risk by approaching science and technology from the lens of the humanities, the humanities from the lens of science, by putting these disciplines in conversation with each other? 

The Fifth Faulkner Studies in the UK Colloquium: The Dark Cosmos of William Faulkner and Cormac McCarthy

updated: 
Tuesday, May 11, 2021 - 12:28pm
The Faulkner Studies in the UK Research Network
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, July 22, 2021

The Fifth Faulkner Studies in the UK Colloquium:

The Dark Cosmos of William Faulkner and Cormac McCarthy

 

September 25th and 26th, online via Zoom 

 

With keynote addresses by: 

Dr Randall Wilhelm (editor of The Ron Rash Reader [University of South Carolina Press, 2014])

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CFP: IDEAS: Journal of English Literary Studies, Vol. 1, No. 2

updated: 
Tuesday, May 11, 2021 - 12:28pm
IDEAS: Journal of English Literary Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, July 15, 2021

CFP: IDEAS: Journal of English Literary Studies, Vol. 1, No. 2
Call for Articles for the Second Issue of IDEAS (October 2021): Deadline July 1, 2021

IDEAS is an international, electronically published and peer-reviewed journal devoted to English literary and cultural studies. The journal aims to provide a highly qualified academic platform for the exchange of diverse critical and original ideas on any aspect of literatures written in English, cultural studies, and literary theory.

As of the second issue, IDEAS is indexed in MLA International Bibliography.

Representación de la mujer en la España contemporánea

updated: 
Tuesday, May 11, 2021 - 12:28pm
Esther María Alarcón Arana
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, May 31, 2021

Desde tiempos inmemorables la representación cultural de la mujer ha estado sometida a la mirada masculina, que la ha cosificado, sexualizado, cuando no vilificado. A pesar de los grandes avances, al menos formales, para la mujer en España desde los años 80, todavía no se la suele ver en posiciones de poder, en aquellos lugares donde se toman las decisiones sobre, por ejemplo, a quiénes publicar, qué tipos de programas se muestran en la televisión, qué tipo de mujer y de relaciones se visualizan, qué canciones se escuchan en la radio, etc. 

 

TEXTile Manifestoes (Prague)

updated: 
Tuesday, May 11, 2021 - 12:28pm
Academy of Arts, Architecture & Design in Prague
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, May 31, 2021

Academy of Arts, Architecture & Design in Prague – Vysoká škola uměleckoprůmyslová v Praze (UMPRUM)

 

We have the pleasure to inform you about the Call for Papers for the “TEXTile Manifestoes” anthology, which will be edited and published at the Academy of Arts, Architecture & Design in Prague.

This publication is intended to accompany the exhibition of the same name, which is scheduled to have its first show in winter 2021 in Prague.

(Both the timeline and the practicability are dependent on the general health situation.)

 

Beyond the White House: The First Lady in Film, Fiction, and Culture

updated: 
Tuesday, May 11, 2021 - 12:28pm
Dr. Sarah Trott & Dr. Anne-Marie Evans / York St. John University (UK)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, July 16, 2021

Call For Papers

Beyond the White House: The First Lady in Film, Fiction, and Culture.

This edited collection seeks to explore the representation of the First Lady in a range of different texts and media. The collection aims to examine the President’s wife in a purely cultural context by investigating the ways in which she has been represented, embodied, characterised and commemorated in film, fiction, memoir, photography and portraiture, television, theatre, education, museum studies, fashion, and social media.

Contemporary Women Writing Race: Textual Interventions and Intersections Symposium (online)

updated: 
Tuesday, May 11, 2021 - 12:28pm
Contemporary Women's Writing Association (CWWA)
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, June 30, 2021

Contemporary women writers have long been at the forefront of diverse conversations regarding race, society, and culture. From the works of legendary greats, such as Maya Angelou, Maxine Hong Kingston, Amy Tan, and Nawal Ed Saadawi, to the vibrant writing of Octavia Butler, Bernardine Evaristo, and Jenny Zhang, to name just a few, contemporary women authors have elucidated the wide and varied experiences of race across time, genre, and forms. Such work also frequently attends, in nuanced ways, to the lived experience and dynamics of intersectionality.

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