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Gender, Place, and Identity of South Asian Women

updated: 
Monday, August 2, 2021 - 12:08pm
Moussa Pourya Asl, Ph.D., Universiti Sains Malaysia
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, September 15, 2021

This call for book chapter proposals seeks contributions that investigate the contemporary Anglophone literature of South Asian women through the triple lens of gender, place and identity. The concern with place and space has long been pivotal to understanding the formation of gendered identities. The intersections of the three concepts has attracted global attention in the past few decades as the transformational impact of postcolonialism, border-crossings and mass mobility, and rapid advancements in science and computer technologies have promoted the status of space and spatiality to a principle concern. In recent years, feminist geographers (D. Massey, L. McDowell, G. Rose, S.

Interview with Tiffany Stern, Shakespeare Institute

updated: 
Monday, August 2, 2021 - 12:08pm
Thomas Dabbs / Aoyama Gakuin University
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, August 3, 2021

This is a general announcemebt of a08n online conversaton with Tiffany Stern of the Shakespeare Institute, University of Birmingham. This talk covers Professor Stern's past research in Shakespeare and looks forward to work that is forthcoming:  See: https://youtu.be/2p5NI7yMqo8.

CFP: Collection (book) "The Time of Close Reading: Victorian Fiction's Presents" (deadline extended)

updated: 
Monday, August 2, 2021 - 12:07pm
Mary Ann O'Farrell
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, September 1, 2021

Proposed collection:  “The Time of Close Reading:  Victorian Fiction’s Presents”

Editors:  Debra Gettelman, Audrey Jaffe, and Mary Ann O’Farrell

Deadline extended to September 1, 2021

 

Despite the spatializing intimacy that animates and names it, close reading exists in and as time.  Our collection “The Time of Close Reading” seeks to interrogate the multiple meanings that attach to each of our titular terms—“time,” “close,” and “reading”—in the present moment, specifically within studies of the Victorian novel. 

 

The Green Knight (2021): Key Critical Perspectives (A Roundtable)

updated: 
Monday, August 2, 2021 - 12:07pm
International Society for the Study of Medievalism (ISSM)
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, September 15, 2021

CALL FOR PAPERS

 

The Green Knight (2021): Key Critical Perspectives (A Roundtable)

 

The International Society for the Study of Medievalism (ISSM) invites submissions for a sponsored roundtable on David Lowery’s film The Green Knight (2021) for the 57thInternational Congress on Medieval Studies, which will take place online from Monday 9 May to Saturday 14 May 2022.

 

IV International Congress of Fantastic Genre, Audiovisuals and New Technologies

updated: 
Monday, August 2, 2021 - 12:07pm
FANTAELX
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, October 10, 2021

The International Congress of Fantastic Genre, Audiovisuals and New Technologies is an activity of scientific and academic divulgation that is part of Elche International Fantastic Film Festival – FANTAELX. An event that has the collaboration of the Miguel Hernández de Elche University, and that will be held in person and online on November 25 and 26, 2021 at the "Ciutat d'Elx" Congress Center (Spain).

HEL and Writing Studies Thread at SHEL-12

updated: 
Monday, August 2, 2021 - 12:07pm
Studies in the History of the English Language Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, November 1, 2021

We invite proposals for the HEL (History of the English Language) and Writing Studies thread at the 12th Studies in the History of the English Language (SHEL) conference in Seattle, WA, May 19-21, 2022.

The HEL and Writing Studies thread will explore ways in which the study of language change and variation can contribute to rhetoric and writing studies, and vice versa. When proposing, keep in mind that the history of the English language extends from the origins of the language to one moment ago, so proposals that engage contemporary language use through a historical lens are welcome. 

Proposals are invited for individual papers as well as panels or workshops on a range of topics, including…

ICEA 2021: 86th Annual Conference

updated: 
Monday, August 2, 2021 - 12:07pm
Indiana College English Association
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, September 5, 2021

ICEA 2021: Keep Calm and Conference On

86th Annual Conference

October 15, 2021

Entirely Virtual, via Zoom

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Practical Pandemic Instruction

updated: 
Sunday, August 1, 2021 - 1:42pm
Notes from the Field [TPS Collective]
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, August 31, 2021

Notes from the Field, a publication of the TPS Collective, is now accepting submissions about teaching with primary sources for two series of peer-reviewed blog posts: “Teaching through the Pandemic: Challenges, Triumphs, and the Next Chapter” and “Practical Pandemic Instruction.”  These series are intended to highlight a broad range of voices in reflective practice from all sectors of the TPS community.

Series Two: Practical Pandemic Instruction

LAST CALL: Dune, from Herbert to Villeneuve (PAMLA, roundtable, conducted remotely)

updated: 
Saturday, July 31, 2021 - 10:50am
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (Annual Convention, Las Vegas, November 12-15, 2021, https://pamla.ballastacademic.com/Home/S/18273)
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, July 31, 2021

Frank Herbert’s Dune (1965) is as celebrated as it is because of its depth and complexity, of course. It’s also, however, presumably, because its storyline, and that of its two initial sequels, Dune Messiah (1969) and Children of Dune (1976), of a crusade led by a prophet with superhuman abilities and its legacy, resonated with readers awash in social and political turbulence. It’s not difficult to imagine, then, that adaptations have emerged at regular intervals for similar reasons, beginning with David Lynch’s Dune (1984), John Harrison’s Dune (2000) and Children of Dune (2003), and now Denis Villeneuve’s forthcoming Dune (2021).

Using Art to Explore Performances of Disability and Care

updated: 
Friday, July 30, 2021 - 1:01pm
Maria Guarino and Iona Murphy/ Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, August 30, 2021

What is disability? What is care?

 

Disability Scholar Margaret Price provides the following guidelines for care: 

“It means giving more when one has the ability to do so, and accepting help when that is needed. It does not mean knowing exactly what another’s pain feels like, but it does mean respecting each person’s pain as real and important… [C]are must emerge between subjects considered to be equally valuable... and it must be participatory in nature, that is, developed through the desires and needs of all participants” (2015).

Cat Ladies and Lone Wolves: Singleness as Viewed through the Lens of Media

updated: 
Friday, July 30, 2021 - 1:01pm
Northeast Modern Language Association Conference 2022
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, September 20, 2021

Our panel invites papers that approach television and film from the emerging interdisciplinary field, Singles Studies. We are interested in papers that critique well-worn tropes of the single in television and film and papers that engage with more complex and nuanced single characters who help us to rethink the single person and singleness.

Woolf Studies Annual (Vol. 28): Call for Submissions

updated: 
Friday, July 30, 2021 - 1:00pm
Pace UP
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, October 15, 2021

The editor of WSA welcomes submissions for volume 28, scheduled for publication in Spring 2022. The deadline for volume 28 consideration is 15 October 2021

CALL FOR PAPERS - 43rd Annual Southwest Popular/American Culture Association Conference

updated: 
Friday, July 30, 2021 - 1:00pm
Southwest Popular / American Culture Association
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, October 31, 2021

Call for Papers

Southwest Popular / American Culture Association (SWPACA)

Annual Conference

 

43rd Annual Conference, February 23-26, 2022

Hyatt Regency Hotel & Conference Center

Albuquerque, New Mexico

http://www.southwestpca.org

Submissions open on August 1, 2021

Proposal submission deadline: October 31, 2021

NeMLA 2022 - Representing Care and Being Together in Refugee Writing

updated: 
Friday, July 30, 2021 - 12:59pm
Jonathan Nash (University of Victoria / NeMLA 2022
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, September 30, 2021

Please consider submitting an abstract for the following panel at the 2022 Northeast Modern Language Association Conference to be held from March 10-13, 2022, in Baltimore, MD. Abstracts are accepted from June 15 to September 30, 2021.

Submit abstracts at the NeMLA portal: https://www.cfplist.com/nemla/Home/login

Borders and Detective Fiction

updated: 
Friday, July 30, 2021 - 12:59pm
Manina Jones, University of Western Ontario
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, November 1, 2021

Borders and Detective Fiction (Theme Issue of Clues: A Journal of Detection)
Guest Editor: Manina Jones, University of Western Ontario

Disney and the Middle Ages (Kalamazoo ICMS 2022)

updated: 
Thursday, July 29, 2021 - 9:52am
Joshua T. Parks
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, September 15, 2021

The Walt Disney Company's films, theme parks, and other media are full of people and places coded as medieval, from the Magic Kingdom's castles and fairies to the kingdom of Arendelle in the Frozen films. This session invites papers that examine medievalism in Disney entertainment from a variety of disciplinary and critical perspectives. Papers about Disney’s recently acquired franchises (such as Star Wars, Pixar, and the Marvel Cinematic Universe) are also encouraged.

The 2022 ICMS will be held virtually May 9–14, 2022.

Please submit a 250–word abstract at the ICMS website (https://wmich.edu/medievalcongress/call) by September 15, 2021.

Michigan Hemingway Society Conference Scholarships (2) CFP

updated: 
Thursday, July 29, 2021 - 9:50am
Michigan Hemingway Society
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, September 1, 2021

The Michigan Hemingway Conference will be held in Bay View, MI, on Oct 1-3 2021. These scholarships provide opportunities for scholars of all ages to come and present papers on Hemingway's Michigan fiction. 

For conference information, please go to: https://michiganhemingwaysociety.org/index.html

#1: The Sparrow Stoneback Memorial Award

Amount: $500

Eligibility: Must be
     a) enrolled in a graduate program and engaged in Hemingway Studies; or
     b) non-tenured English Department faculty in Lecturer or Adjunct position; or
     c) independent scholar with record of engagement in Hemingway Studies.

Is Language Limited?

updated: 
Thursday, July 29, 2021 - 9:50am
2022 Northeast MLA Convention, Baltimore MD
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, September 30, 2021

"I, too, having lost faith / in language, have placed my faith in language" (Terrance Hayes, "Snow for Wallace Stevens")

As Terrance Hayes exemplifies in his portrayal of Wallace Stevens’ racism, language underpins both care-full and care-less representations. As an interdependent system that necessarily implicates and involves us all, language demands our thoughtful investigation when it comes to how we might communicate care.

*deadline extension* Special Issue: "Struggle & Hustle: Queer Nonfiction Prose"

updated: 
Thursday, July 29, 2021 - 9:49am
Prose Studies: History, Theory, Criticism
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, August 13, 2021

Special Issue Call for Papers
Struggle & Hustle: Queer Nonfiction Prose

Prose Studies: History, Theory, Criticism invites submissions for a special issue devoted to exploring trans and queer mutual aid, support, and networks in all genres and periods of nonfiction prose. This issue seeks to delve into the ways in which trans and queer writers have mobilized nonfiction prose to make visible marginalized identities, disseminate underground knowledge, and fashion networks of care and family.

Narrative Studies Winter School

updated: 
Thursday, July 29, 2021 - 9:49am
London Centre for Interdisciplinary Research
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, October 31, 2021

The winter school will cover the key concepts and ideas of narrative theory and will offer an opportunity of creative engagement in storytelling and narrative interpretation. While lectures will provide theoretical overview and critical perspectives on the nature of narrative and its various structures, elements and uses, the workshops will be based around discussion of fictional and non-fictional texts, films and other media. They will include academic and creative writing sessions and will largely focus on memory and subjectivity, (oral) history and (auto)biographical practices.

International Conference: Memory and the Unconscious

updated: 
Thursday, July 29, 2021 - 9:49am
London Centre for Interdisciplinary Research
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, October 20, 2021

Does the body remember what the mind tries to forget? The psychoanalytic tradition grew out of Sigmund Freud's interest in hysteria, and the body's capacity to record painful events in the guise of psychosomatic symptoms. The painful narrative that becomes 'unspeakable' gains potency as it roams around the body, possessing various parts of us. Instead of a wandering womb (originally believed to be the cause of hysteria), it is the banished signifier that wanders, seeking expression.

Gender Research Workshop: “The Female Gaze in Cinema”

updated: 
Thursday, July 29, 2021 - 9:49am
London Centre for Interdisciplinary Research and Academic LAB
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, September 20, 2021

Film has long been a male-dominated industry, but for decades female directors against all odds have made an indelible mark on cinema. Today there is growing recognition of the important contributions made by women to the world of moving image, with audiences calling for more opportunities to be given to female screenwriters, cinematographers, editors, producers, performers and directors in a bid to defeat gender inequality.

Lecture and Workshop: "Ecofeminist Readings of Life on Earth"

updated: 
Thursday, July 29, 2021 - 9:48am
London Centre for Interdisciplinary Research and Academic LAB
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, September 15, 2021

What is ecological discourse? How do feminist principles inform one’s  environmental awareness? The session commences with a lecture that revolves around some of the tenets of ecocriticism and introduces participants to the ecofeminist worldview. Our intention is to create  ecodiscourse as a powerful commentary against transnational (industrial) policies and political grids that sanction ecological  deterioration and human exploitation. In the workshop, participants are asked to formulate their unique approach to specific literary excerpts, develop critical judgments and formulate comparative  approaches to ecocide.

Teaching through the Pandemic: Challenges, Triumphs, and the Next Chapter

updated: 
Thursday, July 29, 2021 - 9:48am
Notes from the Field [TPS Collective]
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, August 31, 2021

Notes from the Field, a publication of the TPS Collective, is now accepting submissions about teaching with primary sources for two series of peer-reviewed blog posts: “Teaching through the Pandemic: Challenges, Triumphs, and the Next Chapter” and “Practical Pandemic Instruction.”  These series are intended to highlight a broad range of voices in reflective practice from all sectors of the TPS community.

Series One: Teaching through the Pandemic: Challenges, Triumphs, and the Next Chapter

RuPedagogies of Realness: RuPaul’s Drag Race and Teaching and Learning

updated: 
Thursday, July 29, 2021 - 9:48am
Lindsay Bryde/ New England Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, September 30, 2021

This roundtable is a combined showcase of published work that began on a NeMLA panel and an opportunity to extend the conversation from the original panel and publication to look at the increasingly global enterprise of RuPaul’s Drag Race and its pedagogical power. Across its chapters, RuPedagogies of Realness: Essays on RuPaul’s Drag Race and Teaching and Learning (McFarland 2021) tackles issues from heterotopia, pop-linguistics, philosophies of co-productive learning, and televised curricula to cultural appropriation, sports as pedagogy, stand-up as pedagogy, and even digital drag…right into the COVID-19 pandemic.

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