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Postcapitalism and the Humanities

updated: 
Friday, January 6, 2023 - 11:33am
Integrative Center for Humanities Innovation, Chiang Mai University
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, February 15, 2023

Looming ecological and economic catastrophe has lent urgency to calls for “concrete utopian” solutions to capitalism’s excesses and to global governments’ failure to constrain those excesses—or to constrain them in ways that are consistent with democratic principles and international solidarity.  In this issue, we would like to prioritize articles that address the humanities’ role(s) in articulating and implementing real solutions to the political and economic issues of the twenty-first century.  We are interested in articles that emphasize the constructive over the diagnostic.

Call for Papers

updated: 
Friday, January 6, 2023 - 7:25am
Scholarly Research Journals
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, April 20, 2023

International Scholars Journal of Arts and Social Science Research (ISJASSR) has a Call for Papers. The journal is one of Scholarly Research Journals published by Multimeans Media International, an independent international research publisher, to advance knowledge and promote scholarship. Isjassr is a peer reviewed interdisciplinary journal indexed and has worldwide visibility. The Journal can be accessed via search engines by typing in Isjassr.

Papers which provide solutions to society problems and break new grounds in any field of the humanities and social sciences are welcomed.

Authors guidelines are available on the journal homepage.

Submission Method

Postcolonial Infrastructure [EXTENDED]

updated: 
Friday, January 6, 2023 - 5:48am
Annual Conference of the German Association for Postcolonial Studies (GAPS) University of Konstanz, 18-20 May 2023
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, January 31, 2023

Extended Deadline: 31 January 2023

 

Mobility systems, urban planning, markets, educational facilities, digital appliances: infrastructure organizes social life, assigns subject positions, and enables or prevents cultural exchange. Yet its powerful role often goes unnoticed as most infrastructure is designed to recede into the half-conscious background of daily life. In recent years, researchers in several fields have begun to uncover the sociopolitical hierarchies and resistant forces at work in the construction, maintenance, transformation, and dismantling of infrastructure. Postcolonial studies has much to contribute to this research—and vice versa.

Haiti and Africa: Unearthing and Exploring the Roots, Connections, and Possibilities

updated: 
Wednesday, January 4, 2023 - 6:18pm
CUNY Haitian Studies Institute @ Brooklyn College
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, February 15, 2023

 

The keynote presentation, panels and roundtables will focus on the historical connections between Haiti and Africa, and the cultural, political, social, and economic specificities of Haiti that derive directly and indirectly from those connections. The conference will explore how the transatlantic slave trade and the colonial era, through the revolutionary and the post-independence shape contemporary Haitian realities. Papers will also seek parallels and intersections among contemporary Haitian and African realities as emergence of shared colonial and neocolonial experiences, and take stock of current intellectual, cultural, political, and economic links and gaps between Haiti and Africa.

Global Decadence, Race, and the Futures of Decadence Studies

updated: 
Wednesday, January 4, 2023 - 2:47pm
Cherrie Kwok
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, January 31, 2023

Dates: March 31 to April 1 2023

Location: Online

Plenary Speakers: Shola Von Reinhold and Robert Stilling (FSU)

Roundtable: Adam Alston (Goldsmiths), Peter Bailey (University of the Bahamas), Jane Desmarais (Goldsmiths), Kristin Mahoney (Michigan State), Michèle Mendelssohn (Oxford).

Chair: Cherrie Kwok (University of Virginia)

Vice Chairs: Joe McLaughlin (University of Toronto) and Amy Sailer (University of Utah)

Website: decadence-2023.com

Gilman on Evolution and Social Theory

updated: 
Wednesday, January 4, 2023 - 12:52pm
Charlotte Perkins Gilman Society
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 15, 2023

The Charlotte Perkins Gilman Society invites papers for two panels at the American Literature Association Conference in Boston, May 25-28, 2023. 

 

1. Gilman on Evolution and Social Theory

"Black Feminist Intimacies at the Limits of Legibility": American Studies Association (ASA) Panel

updated: 
Wednesday, January 4, 2023 - 10:52am
Carmel Ohman / American Studies Association
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 15, 2023

CALL FOR PAPERS: American Studies Association (ASA)

In-person, Le Centre Sheraton,

Montreal, Canada, Nov 2nd-5th, 2023

 

Session Title: “Black Feminist Intimacies at the Limits of Legibility”

Session Organizer: Dr. Carmel Ohman, Brandeis University

Due Date: Please send 200-word abstracts to carmelohman@brandeis.edu by January 15, 2023 

Small Screen Supers: Essays on Superhero Television

updated: 
Wednesday, January 4, 2023 - 10:52am
academic anthology edited by Anna F. Peppard & Dru Jeffries
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, February 28, 2023

Call for Papers: Small Screen Supers: Essays on Superhero Television 

As superhero films have proliferated, so too has superhero television. But as scholarship on superhero films has similarly proliferated, scholarship on superhero television has not. When superhero television is discussed by scholars, it is often as an offshoot of filmic franchises rather than as a phenomenon in its own right, with its own histories and contexts of production, its own approaches to adaptation, and its own dynamics of reception. 

The Iranian Yearbook of Phenomenology2024 3rd Issue: Basic Concepts

updated: 
Wednesday, January 4, 2023 - 10:48am
the Iranian Political Science Association-Gam-e-Nou Publisher
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, January 20, 2024


Call for Papers

 The Iranian Yearbook of Phenomenology2024

3rd Issue

Phenomenology: The Basic Concepts

 

Call for Papers: Decolonial Subversions 2023 Annual Issue

updated: 
Wednesday, January 4, 2023 - 10:36am
Decolonial Subversions
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, April 14, 2023

It is not difficult to view our current historical period as a time of crisis, of a deep dissolution of humanity in the widespread colonial domination of social and environmental landscapes.

Teaching Kate Chopin's Fiction Roundtable at American Literature Association

updated: 
Wednesday, January 4, 2023 - 10:24am
Kate Chopin International Society
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 8, 2023

The Kate Chopin International Society is seeking individual proposals for a teaching roundtable at the 2023 American Literature Association conference in Boston, Massachusetts, May 25–28, 2023. 

The roundtable on “Teaching Kate Chopin,” seeks short (seven- to eight-minute) papers/remarks that address an aspect of or strategy for teaching Chopin’s life or work. Proposals should include a title, your name and affiliation, and a paragraph about your proposed remarks. 

Proposals should include a title, your name and affiliation, and a 200- to 300-word abstract. 

Deadline Extended! Fairytale Area at PCA National Conference

updated: 
Wednesday, January 4, 2023 - 10:23am
Popular Culture Association
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, January 10, 2023

Deadline Extended!

The Fairy Tales Area of the Popular Culture Association (PCA) seeks paper presentations and panels for the PCA's annual conference, April 5-8, 2023. We are interested in as wide an array of papers as possible, so please do not hesitate to send a submission on any fairy tale, legend or nursery rhyme related subject. Discussions of fairy tale monsters and shifts from oral to literary to visual (filmic, artistic, etc.) versions of tales are especially welcome. Creative pieces that retell or critique fairy tales or use the tales to comment on some aspect of culture or history will also be considered. 

 

Relational Experience(s): Southwest Humanities Symposium 2023

updated: 
Wednesday, January 4, 2023 - 10:21am
Graduate Scholars of English Association @ ASU
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, January 31, 2023

What: Southwest Humanities Symposium Annual Conference

Where: Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ and online (hybrid conference)

When: Saturday 25 March 2023

Submission form: https://forms.gle/MX7RuYjD7cWTjSSU8

 

“With the collapse of various dyads – nature/culture, body/mind, conscious/unconscious, intentional/unintentional, expression/feeling – the binary of cause/effect also dissolves into dynamic biocultural processes in which humans take part. Experience is shaped relationally. “

Rob Bodicce and Mark Smith, Emotion, Sense, Experience (47)

 

Posthumanism and Environmental Poetics in American Literature

updated: 
Wednesday, January 4, 2023 - 10:21am
Journal Issue RSA Rivista di Studi Americani 34
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, December 15, 2022

Issue #34 (2023) of RSA Journal: Rivista di Studi Americani, the official journal of the Italian Association for North American Studies (Associazione Italiana di Studi Nord-Americani – AISNA) will feature a special section, edited by Cristina Iuli (Università del Piemonte Orientale) and Pilar Martinez (University of L’Aquila), on Posthumanism andEnvironmental Poetics in American Literature. Scholars from different areas of American literature, culture, and the arts are invited to submit their proposals.

 

Palimpsests of identity and memory: contemporary perspectives on South Asian diaspora literatures

updated: 
Wednesday, January 4, 2023 - 10:20am
Roshni Sengupta/ School of Modern Media, UPES
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, February 15, 2023

The South Asian diaspora remains one of the fastest expanding and culturally, politically, and financially influential diasporic groups in the world. Interestingly, for scholars and observers of diasporic literature, it is also a prolific producer of literary works that reflect processes of identity and community formation, diasporization, homemaking, cultural preservation and conservation of diasporic heritage.

1st International Conference on Literature, Film and Web Adaptations: Adaptations and Appropriations (Hybrid Mode)

updated: 
Wednesday, January 4, 2023 - 10:18am
Brainware University, Department of English & Literary Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, February 10, 2023

New technologies have often been viewed with strong skepticism for instance the advent of photography transformed painting, the introduction of vehicles substituted horse-carriages and the emergence of cinema replaced books. Plato’s horror over the destruction of ‘memory’ with the invention of ‘writing’ is perhaps synonymous to the inherent connection between ‘literature’ and ‘film’. In the preface of The Nigger of the Narcissus, Conrad states, “My task which I am trying to achieve is, by the power of the written word, to make you hear, to make you feel-it is, before all, to make you see” (1897). Griffith declares that the task of a filmmaker is the same as the novelist’s, to make people see through cinema.

SHAKESPEARE ON FILM AND TELEVISION

updated: 
Wednesday, January 4, 2023 - 10:18am
PCA/ACA
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, January 10, 2023

NEW SUBMISSION DEADLINE: January 10, 2023

SHAKESPEARE ON FILM AND TELEVISION
Meeting in San Antonio, TX, April 5-8, 2023ACCEPTS UNDERGRADUATE SUBMISSIONS

The Shakespeare on Film and Television area explores Shakespeare in a variety of media beyond the traditional stage, including film, television, anime, manga, and recent novelizations of the play.  We have previously had papers on the following topics and invite new ideas all the time.

CFP: Symposium (virtual): Hollywood and the Asian American Imagination

updated: 
Wednesday, January 4, 2023 - 10:17am
Jessica Ka Yee Chan/University of Richmond
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, February 20, 2023

Call for Papers:

Symposium (virtual): Hollywood and the Asian American Imagination

Date: February 20 and February 22, 2024 (Tuesday and Thursday) (tentative)
Venue: Zoom, hosted by the University of Richmond, Virginia

Keynote speaker: Yiman Wang (UC Santa Cruz)

CFP DePaul Pop Culture Conference (May 20): Time Travel

updated: 
Wednesday, January 4, 2023 - 10:17am
DePaul Pop Culture Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 3, 2023

Apologies for cross posting

Call for Presentations:
A Celebration of Time Travel

DePaul Pop Culture Conference

DePaul University – Conference

May 20, 2023

 

We are now accepting submissions for the tenth anniversary Pop Culture Conference, hosted by DePaul University! This year’s “Celebration of Time Travel” will take place in person in Chicago for Keynotes, Workshops, Presentations and Roundtables on May 20, 2021. More details can be found at popcultureconference.com.

 

Russia and/in America

updated: 
Wednesday, January 4, 2023 - 10:17am
Ashley Rattner
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 15, 2023

Since the dawn of the Cold War, U.S. popular culture has been saturated with narratives that pit a morally-righteous United States against a sinister, duplicitous Russia–a binary foundational to postwar American Studies. In the wake of the Russian invasion of Ukraine–and the attacks on democracy and human rights that it entails–the image of a menacing Russian presence is once again salient. Rather than redeploying a Cold War logic designed to disavow the sordid histories of the United States, this panel asks how we might approach the intertwined histories of Russia and the U.S. as a way of strengthening our critique of the oppression and exploitation perpetuated by both nations.

Call for chapters: Cyber feminism and Gender Violence in Social Media

updated: 
Wednesday, January 4, 2023 - 10:16am
Deepanjali Mishra, KIIT University
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, February 14, 2023

Call for chapters: Cyber feminism and Gender Violence in Social Media

  Editor: Deepanjali Mishra

 Call for Chapters:                         

 Proposal Submission deadline:   February 13, 2023

Full Chapters Due:                         June 14, 2023

 

 Introduction:

Feminism has always fought for asserting women’s rights and bringing out their needs and

justifies their struggle in order to be considered at par with their male counterparts. One of

their objectives was to bring down the atrocities faced by women due to the rigid norms

Comics Arts Conference San Diego

updated: 
Wednesday, January 4, 2023 - 10:16am
Comics Arts Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, February 1, 2023

The Comics Arts Conference is now accepting 100 to 200 word abstracts for papers, presentations, and panels taking a critical or historical perspective on comics (juxtaposed images in sequence) for a meeting of scholars and professionals at Comic-Con International, in San Diego, CA, July 20–23, 2022.  We seek proposals from a broad range of disciplinary and theoretical perspectives and welcome the participation of academic and independent scholars.  We also encourage the involvement of professionals from all areas of the comics industry, including creators, editors, publishers, retailers, distributors, and journalists.  The CAC is presently scheduled to take place in person and does not accept virtual presentations.  The CAC is designed to bring together

Post-Otherness in Literature, Culture, and Language. New Strategies for the Validation of Identity

updated: 
Wednesday, January 4, 2023 - 10:14am
Faculty of Letters, University of Oradea, Romania
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, February 15, 2023

Starting from the assumption that identity (seen as a relationship with one's self) and individuality (seen as a relationship of the self with the group) are both discursive constructs, we presume that it is the uniqueness of these constructs that confers authenticity and validation to a particular person/community/society. This issue is a subject already widely researched and problematized in theories of otherness from the perspective of dealing with diversity or even with social distancing and alienation.

Autotheory and Its Others

updated: 
Wednesday, January 4, 2023 - 10:14am
Becky McLaughlin
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, March 15, 2023

 

Autotheory, an emergent discourse with historic precedents, lacks a stable definition. Recently, Lauren Fournier defined the term as “a self-conscious way of engaging with theory—as a discourse, frame, or mode of thinking and practice—alongside lived experience and subjective embodiment . . .” (Autotheory as Feminist Practice in Art, Writing, and Criticism). Yet there are as many approaches to autotheory as there are autotheorists. From a recognizable aesthetic in artistic practices to a more scholarly methodology, autotheory remains a shapeshifter.

Call for Contributions to Edited Volume: THE ELEMENTS AND FILM MUSIC

updated: 
Wednesday, January 4, 2023 - 10:13am
University of Silesia in Katowice
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, February 15, 2023

Robert Bird’s study of Andrei Tarkovsky’s cinema, published in 2008, was given a significant yet ambiguous subtitle: Elements of Cinema. Looking for the key to understanding the famous director’s films, the author took as guides “four traditional elements of matter, each captured through the distinct elements of cinema that conditioned Tarkovsky's work, from 'system' and 'imagination' to 'screen', 'image', 'story' and 'shot'”. Images of the elements, with their culturally defined symbolism – Earth as a vessel for nostalgia, water as the universal element of art and a medium of representation – became the building blocks of the unique atmosphere of Tarkovsky's films.

Summer School: Bouncing Forward: Future Narratives, Scenarios, and Transformations in the Study of Culture

updated: 
Wednesday, January 4, 2023 - 10:12am
International Graduate Centre for the Study of Culture (GCSC) Justus Liebig University Giessen
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, February 10, 2023

Call for Papers

Bouncing Forward:
Future Narratives, Scenarios, and Transformations in the Study of Culture

International Graduate Centre for the Study of Culture (GCSC) Justus Liebig University Giessen
19-23 June 2023

ESSCS and TransHumanities Joint Summer School

Outsider/s Conference 2023 - Brighton

updated: 
Wednesday, January 4, 2023 - 10:11am
Outside/rs Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, February 10, 2023

Our conference theme:  Solidarity With/In the Community

We are currently in a period of greater divides and contestation within our society, especially when it comes to those who exist in queer, marginal or dissident relations to normativity in its various guises.

This feeling of division and the fight for solidarity both inside and outside our communities is a common experience for queer, trans or LGBTQIA+ people, as well as BIPOC communities, disabled and neurodiverse people, working class and colonised populations, and others still.

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