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Identity Remains (NeMLA 2023 Roundtable)

updated: 
Friday, September 30, 2022 - 12:58pm
Jess Shollenberger (Bryn Mawr College)
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, October 15, 2022

[abstract deadline extended]

54th NeMLA Annual Convention, March 23-26, 2023, in Niagara Falls, New York

Access to Equality: Reproductive Justice in the United States

updated: 
Friday, September 30, 2022 - 10:27am
The Women’s Network of the European Association for American Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, November 15, 2022

Call for papers
The Women’s Network of the European Association for American Studies invites contributions to the interdisciplinary symposium titled 
Access to Equality: Reproductive Justice in the United States

Between XIV.26 (November 2023), Images and representations of work in literature and visual culture

updated: 
Friday, September 30, 2022 - 10:27am
Between. Journal of the Italian Association for the Theory and Comparative History of Literature - Compalit.
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 31, 2023

Cfp Between XIV.26 (November 2023), Images and representations of work in literature and visual culture
Edited by Raul Calzoni (University of Bergamo) and Valentina Serra (University of Cagliari)

Submission deadline: 2023-03-31 (Friday)
Estimated review response: 2023-07-31
Publication date: 2023-11-30 (Wednesday)

The topic proposed for the next thematic issue of «Between» is the artistic, literary and visual representation of work and its imagery, its conflicts and often utopian potential to revolutionize society.

ASLE 2023: Representations of Labor in Reclaiming the Commons

updated: 
Friday, September 30, 2022 - 10:24am
Matt Morgenstern / Purdue University
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, December 1, 2022

While we must consider real-world examples, histories, and theories that orient efforts toward reclaiming the commons, environmental humanists are uniquely poised to consider how creative texts (including but not limited to novels, short stories, poems, films, theatre, visual art media, and podcasts) represent the imagined labor of reclamation. Though these representations may range from realist to fabulist, from actionable to impossible, EH teachers, writers, scholars, and activists can share these representations in tandem with diegetic references to inspire new modes of reclamation.

Eighth Annual Post45 Graduate Symposium

updated: 
Friday, September 30, 2022 - 10:24am
Post45 Graduate Symposium
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, November 30, 2022

Eighth Annual Post45 Graduate Symposium

University of Washington 

March 31 - April 1, 2023 


 

Submission deadline: November 30, 2022

Keynote Speaker: Douglas S. Ishii 

Additional Faculty Participation by Eva Cherniavsky, Monika Kaup, Melanie Walsh 

Craft Critique Culture Conference: Emerald-Colored Glasses: An Environmental Vision

updated: 
Friday, September 30, 2022 - 10:24am
The University of Iowa English Department
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, February 19, 2023

Craft Critique Culture Conference: Emerald-Colored Glasses: An Environmental Vision

Call for Papers

The University of Iowa English Department invites proposals for its 2023 Annual Conference, Craft Critique Culture, to be held in person in Iowa City, IA. 

Event Dates: April 20-22, 2023

 

CRAFT CRITIQUE CULTURE is an interdisciplinary conference focusing on the intersections of critical and creative approaches to writing both within and beyond the academy.

 

Literary Druid - Regular Issue

updated: 
Friday, September 30, 2022 - 10:24am
Maheswari Publishers (The publishing unit of PANDIAN EDUCATIONAL TRUST- TN32D0026797)
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, October 30, 2022

Literary Druid is a journal that destinies to foster research and creative writing in English. It welcomes all nationals to contribute for learning and research purposes. The perspective of Literary Druid is to create a niche platform for academicians and patrons to share their intellect to enrich the English language and Literature. I welcome all to learn and share.

CFP: Fan Culture & Theory at PCA San Antonio, 2023

updated: 
Friday, September 30, 2022 - 10:22am
Cait Coker / University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, December 20, 2022

The Fan Culture & Theory Area of the PCA offers a venue for fan scholars from across the globe to share their research and exchange ideas on this growing field. Papers on all of the many aspects of the topic are invited. The following list of past and possible topics is extensive but not exhaustive:

Graduate Research Meet: Humanities and Social Sciences in Transition: Perspectives, Exchanges and Translations

updated: 
Friday, September 30, 2022 - 10:22am
Indian Institute of Technology, Guwahati
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, October 24, 2022

Organized by the Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, IIT Guwahati, the Graduate Research Meet is one of the largest multidisciplinary conferences in North East India. The 8th edition of GRM will be held on 6 and 7 January 2023 . This conference brings together research scholars from various sub-disciplines in Humanities and Social Sciences. The focus theme for this year's GRM is Humanities & Social Sciences in Transition: Perspectives, Exchanges, and Translations .

16th Biennial HUSSE Conference

updated: 
Friday, September 30, 2022 - 10:20am
Hungarian Society for the Study of English
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, October 28, 2022

The Hungarian Society for the Study of English (HUSSE) and the Department of English Language and Literature at the University of Miskolc invite participants to submit 250-word proposals for panels, workshops, and 20-minute presentations in all areas of English Studies for the upcoming

16th Biennial HUSSE Conference

to be hosted by the University of Miskolc, Hungary, 26-28 January 2023.

Art and Abortion panel

updated: 
Friday, September 30, 2022 - 10:19am
Association for Art History Annual Conference, April 2023
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, November 4, 2022

On May 2, 2022, a draft decision leaked from the US Supreme Court confirmed what many had feared: that the highest US court was set to overturn the 1973 decision Roe vs. Wade and roll back protections governing women’s rights. Almost immediately after, appointment books and clinics began to close in multiple US states. This situation was far from isolated; in the U.K., pandemic gains for women in access to early at-home abortion will roll back on August 29th, 2022. As these and other examples from around the world demonstrate, the present moment appears to be one of regression and regulation.

Locating a Collective Lyric I

updated: 
Friday, September 30, 2022 - 10:18am
The Hopkins Review
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, November 15, 2022

In partnership with Johns Hopkins’ University’s The Hopkins Review, the authors of Public Feminism in Times of Crisis: From Sappho's Fragments to Global Hashtags, Leila Easa and Jennifer Stager, are putting together a folio on the relationships and tensions between the singular and the collective as explored in poetry, visual art, scholarship, and theory, among other genres. We are particularly interested in the power of the collective as a much-needed source of activist intervention. 

IMPACTS--The 30th Anniversary Issue of Configurations

updated: 
Friday, September 30, 2022 - 10:17am
Configurations Journal
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, December 15, 2022

Call for Papers: Configurations: A Journal of Literature, Science, and Technology

IMPACT: The 30th Anniversary Issue 

XXII scientific conference "A Story of History Preservers: Retrospective, Present, and Future Possibilities of Research on the History of Memory Institutions"

updated: 
Friday, September 30, 2022 - 10:17am
Panevėžys County Gabrielė Petkevičaitė-Bitė public library
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, October 10, 2022

Panevėžys County Gabrielė Petkevičaitė-Bitė Public Library together with its partners invites you to the XXII scientific conference "A Story of History Preservers: Retrospective, Present, and Future Possibilities of Research on the History of Memory Institutions", dedicated to the 100th anniversary of Panevėžys County Gabrielė Petkevičaitė-Bitė Public Library.

The history of any institution is a story that records how the institution emerged, developed and changed over time, what functions it performed and what place it occupied among other organizational structures of society. Without knowing the history of institutions, it is impossible to successfully create visions and strategies for their future activities.

[The Profession] (CEA 3/30/23-4/1/23)

updated: 
Friday, September 30, 2022 - 10:16am
College English Association
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, November 1, 2022

Subject: Call for Papers: Confluence at CEA 2023

 

Call for Papers, Confluence at CEA 2023

March 30-April 1, 2023 | San Antonio, Texas

Sheraton Gunter Hotel, San Antonio | 205 East Houston Street, San Antonio, TX 78205

The College English Association, a gathering of scholar-teachers in English studies, welcomes proposals for presentations on Confluence for our 53nd annual conference. Submit your proposal at www.cea-web.org

International Seminar on "Popular Culture and Contemporary Literature"

updated: 
Friday, September 30, 2022 - 10:15am
Department of English, Pondicherry University, India
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, October 7, 2022

Objectives

The specific objectives of the Seminar are as follows:

 

  • Analyze literary and visual narratives in relation to popular culture.
  • Think critically about cultural discourses of human experiences and expressions and to produce close readings of literary and cultural texts.
  • Explore more fully the dynamics of popular culture represented through literature within the context of contemporary theory and more traditional discourses.
  • Validate a larger socio-cultural context and avenue for understanding popular culture through contemporary literature. 

 

Theme

'Romantic Boundaries' Early Career and Postgraduate Conference

updated: 
Friday, September 30, 2022 - 10:15am
British Association for Romantic Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, December 12, 2022

British Association for Romantic Studies 'Romantic Boundaries' Early Career and Postgraduate Conference

University of Edinburgh

15-16 June 2023

Keynote Speakers:

Professor Penny Fielding (University of Edinburgh)

Dr Andrew Hodgson (University of Birmingham)

 

Crisis in Contemporary British Fiction (edited volume)

updated: 
Friday, September 30, 2022 - 4:05am
Anastasia Logotheti
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 30, 2022

This collection of critical essays explores how contemporary British authors engage with the theme of crisis in their fiction (as apparent in novels and short stories by Julian Barnes, A S Byatt, Graham Swift, Hilary Mantel, Zadie Smith, Pat Barker, Martin Amis, among others.)

‘Crisis’ can be investigated not only as informing any aspect of fiction involving sociopolitical and cultural systems, but also as a mode of challenge to established power structures and modes of representation across narrative traditions.

Submissions should focus on one or more of the aforementioned major contemporary British authors (though you are welcome to propose additional British authors who explore the theme of crisis).

NeMLA 2023- Ralph Ellison's Invisible Man in the 21st Century

updated: 
Thursday, September 29, 2022 - 10:12pm
Clark Barwick, Indiana University, Bloomington
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, October 15, 2022

Northeast Modern Language Association 2023 Panel: "Ralph Ellison's Invisible Man in the 21st Century"

Praised by generations of writers and thinkers, Ralph Ellison’s canonical novel Invisible Man remains deeply relevant. As we approach the thirtieth anniversary of Ellison’s passing, this panel will assess how Ellison’s landmark novel continues to be discussed, represented, and taught in the 21st Century.

How has Invisible Man taken on new meanings in the age of post-Obama, Black Lives Matter, #MeToo, COVID-19, and ongoing climate change?

What influence has Ellison’s work had on later generations of writers?

How do we situate Ellison’s opus in his corpus and/or the canon of American letters?

NeMLA 2023 Roundtable-- Teaching 20th-century African American Women's Writing

updated: 
Thursday, September 29, 2022 - 10:11pm
Clark Barwick, Indiana University, Bloomington
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, October 15, 2022

Northeast Modern Language Association 2023 roundtable: "Teaching 20th-century African American Women's Writing" 

Given the ongoing cultural assault on the history of race in the United States, now is the perfect time to discuss how we teach African American Women’s writing. This roundtable will focus on twentieth-century literature (broadly defined) and invite conversation about approaches for introducing African American Women’s writing to students and for emphasizing its vastness and power to help us understand our past, present, and future.

Roundtable participants will have between 5-10 minutes to introduce a topic, and conversation will follow.

The Untold Story and the Journey of Forgotten Heroines

updated: 
Thursday, September 29, 2022 - 6:27pm
Salsabil Fakkar/Hassan II University, Casablanca/Nemla
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, October 15, 2022

Women have stepped up and took the leadership in many fields and domains. Whether they led missions in space or under water and oceans the world has witnessed many heroines that changed the paradigms linked to the role of Women, the impact and the touch they made.

How these women face the world challenges? How have they proved themselves? How have they challenged the status co? and what comes next?

This roundtable seeks to not only answer but to put a reflection forward on Astronauts and Women in the Maritime fields and their contribution in creating a new universe more open, free and tolerant towards others differences.

Discussion topics may include but not limited to:

- Women, space and science fiction

Representations and Visions of the Future in Modernist Literature

updated: 
Thursday, September 29, 2022 - 5:22pm
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA) - 54th Annual Convention
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, October 15, 2022

Several examples of literature produced from the late Victorian age narrate great concerns about the future and the destiny of humanity, concerns that would be significantly exacerbated in the twentieth century by the First World War, soon followed by the Second, the unspeakable savagery of Nazis, the nuclear detonations in Hiroshima and Nagasaki and, last but not least, by the terror of a nuclear apocalypse during the long Cold War. Modernism appears thus as a cultural movement that, as Vincent Sherry maintains, “works most indicatively within an imaginative concept of time interrupted”, of a time that presents itself basically as provisional and utterly deprived of a future.

The Latchkey: A Journal of New Woman Studies

updated: 
Wednesday, September 28, 2022 - 2:28pm
The Latchkey: A Journal of New Woman Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, December 31, 2022

The Latchkey is a peer-reviewed, open-access online journal devoted to the concept of the New Woman, covering the lives and writings of New Women authors and figures, the representation of the New Woman in literature, culture, art, and society, proto-feminism and early feminist journalism. 

CFP 2nd International Conference on Rhythm and Art (Buenos Aires, 11-12 May 2023)

updated: 
Wednesday, September 28, 2022 - 12:45pm
NOVA University of Lisbon (Portugal), National University of Arts (Argentina), National University of the Center of the Province of Buenos Aires (Argentina), General Direction of Artistic Education in Ministry of Culture - CA Buenos Aires (Argentina)
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, November 15, 2022

Presentation of papers according to thematic axes. We invite researchers and artists interested in reflecting on the encounters and disagreements between rhythm and art, in the following guidelines:

Severed Limbs and Monstrous Appetites: (Re)Defining Fairy-Tale Horror from the Seventeenth Century to the Present

updated: 
Wednesday, September 28, 2022 - 11:29am
Alessandro Cabiati / Literature journal
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, November 30, 2022

Severed Limbs and Monstrous Appetites: (Re)Defining Fairy-Tale Horror from the Seventeenth Century to the Present 

A Special Issue of Literature (ISSN 2410-9789)

This Special Issue of Literature invites proposals for essays that investigate the subject of ‘fairy-tale horror’ in its various forms and iterations, from its educational function as a vehicle of rightful punishment in traditional fairy tales to the contemporary questioning of the boundaries between the genres of fairy tale and horror, in literature as well as in other media. 

Please read the full Call for Papers and Manuscript Submission Information.

Energy Humanities and the Eighteenth Century

updated: 
Wednesday, September 28, 2022 - 10:51am
ASECS: American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, October 3, 2022

It is common for studies in the Energy Humanities to identify the “late eighteenth century” as a backstory to the cultures, industries, and sciences of coal that emerged in the nineteenth century. This panel is interested in questioning that periodization with more complex genealogies or alternate imaginaries of energy throughout the eighteenth century.

Archival Work in American Literature

updated: 
Wednesday, September 28, 2022 - 10:46am
RALS (Penn State)
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, October 31, 2022

Resources for American Literary Study, a journal of archival and bibliographical scholarship in American literature, invites submissions for our upcoming issues. Covering all periods of American literature, RALS welcomes both traditional and digital approaches to archival and bibliographical analysis. 

Founded in 1971, RALS remains the only major scholarly periodical of its kind. Each issue includes, in addition to archival and bibliographical research, related book reviews and a unique “Prospects” essay that identifies new directions in the study of major authors. Our editorial board consists of leading scholars from an array of fields and subfields in American literary study.

CFP Volume 7 JJADH

updated: 
Wednesday, September 28, 2022 - 9:47am
The Journal of the Japanese Association for Digital Humanties
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, February 1, 2023

The Journal of the Japanese Association for Digital Humanities (in English) is now inviting submissions for Volume 7 of the journal to be issued in October 2023.  The JJADH is a peer-review and open-access journal, online at:https://www.jstage.jst.go.jp/browse/jjadh/5/0/_contents/-char/en To submit your paper, please access the online submission system at:https://journals.jadh.org/index.php/jjadh/about/submissions First please register with the journal by clicking the "register" link.

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