Samyukta: A Journal of Gender & Culture proposes to bring out a special number on early women’s magazines in Malayalam. These magazines played a significant role in negotiating the gender dynamics in the late 19th and early 20th centuries in Keralam. The debates on the lives of women with reference to modernity, colonial or otherwise, have been fraught with paradoxes and contradictions that require detailed interrogation. While the grand narratives of the times were scripted by and for men, women’s lives were punctuated mostly by the banalities of everyday lives. The new found interest at the turn of the twenty-first century in micro-narratives that tell alternate stories contesting the dominant has prompted us to undertake the present study.
HUNGER AND WASTE
Volume 40, Number 1, Spring 2022
Issue Editor: Isabelle Meuret
This issue of Literature and Medicine will interrogate expressions of hunger and waste in both literary and biomedical contexts.
Hunger is a physiological disposition, a daily preoccupation, and a metaphor for desire. On another scale, global hunger—leading to malnutrition and starvation—affects hundreds of millions living in poverty. As for waste, the dearth, careless use, or squandering of resources, together with climate change and other environmental challenges, have raised new concerns about food supplies and unequal access.
The 13th Annual Louisiana Studies Conference will be held September 24-25, 2021 at Northwestern State University in Natchitoches, Louisiana. The 2021 conference will be held in a virtual delivery format via Microsoft Teams. The conference committee is now accepting presentation proposals for the upcoming conference. Presentation proposals on any aspect of the 2021 conference theme “Heroes, Saints, and Outlaws,” as well as creative texts by, about, and/or for Louisiana and Louisianans, are sought for this year’s conference.
Wide Screen invites papers for its 2021 General Issue (Issue 9 No. 1).
For the last several years, we have worked primarily with guest editors who have edited special issues that have attracted exciting work on subjects such as the production of cinematic space, video games, and the studio system in Indian cinema. This year, we want to invite papers for a general issue that is open to new, critical work in all areas of film and media studies.
You can submit critical essays, book reviews, festival reports or interviews.
We are also accepting abstracts for two dossiers that will be a part of this issue.
Dossier 1: Film and Media in the Time of COVID
Messengers from the Stars: Episode VI
School of Arts and Humanities, University of Lisbon
November 25-26, 2021
Nature and Overnature in SF and Fantasy Discourses
Science Fiction and Fantasy are lasting fields of inquiring into today’s world. They have become privileged means to question issues of aesthetic, ethical, political, social, economic, environmental and historical nature with high impact on contemporary societies. They have promoted hot-button issues and rich critical debates in literature as well as in cinema, TV, and videogames among other media.
Call for Papers
Contemporaries at Post45
The Boredom Cluster
“I’m Not in The Mood”
Solo Theater and Performance
Solo Theater and Performance is envisaged as an edited anthology of critical essays encompassing contemporary practices, issues and methods, prominent figures, and historical contexts in the domain of one-person theater and performance. Research scholars and academics interested in the area are welcome to contribute to the proposed volume.
In the early modern period, numerous travel memoirs and geographical texts assumed the form of printed compilations or composite collections. For a long time, only bibliophiles and book collectors, in their search for the “complete” collections, considered such texts as having true unity; Boucher de La Richarderie (1808), who put together a bibliography that is authoritative to this day, is a case in point. Such collections were often used as a way to find precise texts from such and such traveller or chronicler, without taking into account the book in which the texts featured, qua book.
Popular/American Culture Associations in the South
2021 Conference New Orleans, LA
September 30th – October 2nd
InterContinental New Orleans
444 Charles Street
New Orleans, LA 70130
TEXT + IMAGE
Seeking panelists for a session featuring works of creative nonfiction, fiction, or poetry that incorporate images to illustrate, amplify, or otherwise extend the implications of the written word.The session will feature original creative works, not works of criticism.
col- is a new journal that investigates collaborative practice through a wide range of critical and creative forms. For its inaugural issue, the editors are seeking writing and art that asks: what does it mean to make and think together?
SAMLA—South Atlantic Modern Language Association
Conference 93, Nov. 4-6, 2021, Atlanta
"Social Networks, Social Distances"
COMMUNITY AND ISOLATION IN 19TH CENTURY ENGLAND
ENGLISH IV (ROMANTIC & VICTORIAN)
This traditional session welcomes submissions on any aspect of the Conference theme. By June 20, please submit an abstract of 300-500 words, a brief bio, and any A/V or scheduling requests to Dr. Anita Turlington, University of North Georgia, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
CALL FOR PAPERS – Summer 2021
Language, Literature, and Interdisciplinary Studies (LLIDS), an open access academic e-journal, invites original and unpublished research papers and book reviews from various interrelated disciplines including, but not limited to, literature, philosophy, psychology, anthropology, history, sociology, law, ecology, environmental science, and economics.
The Mobilities of Translation
This session is part of the 34th annual Medieval-Renaissance Conference, sponsored by the Center for Medieval-Renaissance Studies at the University of Virginia's College at Wise, Spetember 16-18, 2021. It welcomes proposals about all topics related to King Arthur as a figure in literature, history, and art. The panel is particularly interested in interdisciplinary approaches, such as the character of Arthur in romance and history, or in art and literature. We also welcome proposals on:
A vacancy has arisen for a second editor of The Year’s Work in Critical and Cultural Theory. This is a fantastic opportunity to shape the discipline and track the evolution of theory.
You will work alongside Dr Emelia Quinn (University of Amsterdam) to publish the annual volumes of this publication. As editor, your responsibilities will include: commissioning contributors to produce entries; supporting contributors as they write their chapters; liaising with the publishers, Oxford University Press, and the journal’s home, the English Association.
The 4th International Conference on Research in Social Sciences (RSSCONF) is the premier forum for the presentation of new advances and research results in education theory and practice.
This conference is a prestigious event, organized to provide an international platform for academicians, researchers, managers, industrial participants, and students to share their research findings with global experts. All full paper submissions will be peer-reviewed and evaluated based on originality, technical and/or research depth, accuracy, and relevance to an academic conference on social sciences theme and topics.
While the Bright Young Things of England and the flappers of the America remain fixed in cultural memory, their incarnations elsewhere around the world have all but disappeared from history. Affiliation with a feminized Anglo-European metropole may have contributed to their invisibility in the colonial peripheries, which constructed political identities around paradigms of masculine nationhood or were anxious to distinguish themselves from Anglo-European mass culture. Despite her iconic status in the interwar period, the Modern Girl was a stigmatized female figure in her own time, and that stigma seems to have carried over into the academy, inhibiting serious critical analysis of her role and function as an image for modernity.
Mastering Oral History:The Concise GuideInternational (Virtual) Workshop19 June 2021 Webpage: https://www.gires.org/activities/workshops/mastering-oral-historythe-con...
Course Facilitator: Konstantinos D. Karatzas, Ph.D
The Aesthetics of Travel
Volume 65 (2/2022)
Submission deadline: October 31, 2021
Carla Milani Damião (Federal University of Goias)
Nastassja Pugliese (Federal University of Rio de Janeiro)
“Letting it Burn: Art Worlds Ablaze,” the 7th Annual Symposium of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Art Student Graduate Organization, hosted virtually, September 17-18, 2021.
Call for Papers
Avar: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Life and Society in the Ancient Near East
CFP Close: 12/15/21
Topic: Parenthood in the Ancient Near East
Call for Papers — Recognition and Recovery of Caribbean Canadian Cultural Production
for a special issue of Canada and Beyond: a Journal of Canadian Literary and Cultural Studies (Issue 10, 2021) Guest Editors: Michael A. Bucknor and Cornel Bogle
Professor Clare Pettitt, ‘Moving Pictures: Serial Revolutions in 1848’ (INVITED TALK), PPCRG New Directions Series
Time: 16.00 (BST) on Tues, 25 May 2021
Venue: Microsoft Teams
Duration: 75 mins (incl. 30 mins Q&A)
How to join: Email email@example.com to request a joining link.
The Children's Literature Association (ChLA) is seeking proposals to review for inclusion at MLA 2023.
Rogues and Pícaros in Medieval and Early Modern Spain and England: Politics and Poetics
International Conference in Poitiers (France)
Pierre Darnis (University of Bordeaux 3, AMERIBER – EA 3656)
Pascale Drouet (University of Poitiers, CESCM - UMR 7302)
13-14 October 2022
University of Poitiers, Centre for Advanced Studies in Medieval Civilisation - UMR 7302 (Hôtel Berthelot, 24 rue de la Chaîne, Poitiers, France – https://cescm.labo.univ-poitiers.fr)
EJAS (European Journal of American Studies): Call for book reviews
EJAS (European Journal of American Studies) invites reviews of current books on topics relevant to American studies for publication in EJAS’ upcoming issues (vol. 16-17) due in 2021 and 2022.
Please send a review proposal (author, title, publisher, publishing date and place, number of pages), a two sentence summary of the book contents and CV (including the list of publications) to the book review editor, Dr. Kornelia Boczkowska (firstname.lastname@example.org). We accept proposals on a rolling basis.
4th International Conference on Advanced Research in Social Sciences and Humanities (ICARSH) is the premier forum for scientists, researchers and students to discuss and exchange their new ideas, novel results, work in progress and experience on all aspects of Academic conference on social sciences and humanities. Topics of particular interest include, but are not limited to:
Just a quick reminder of this week’s University of South Africa (UNISA) War and Writing - Narratives, Identities, Nationalisms lecture series.
Thursday, 20 May 2021, from 2 - 3pm South African time.
This week we present Oded Haim from Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Israel with the paper:
The Punic Army at the Battle of Zama
The Abstract for the paper is below:
CFP – “Black and Queer, Music on Screen”
liquid blackness: journal of aesthetics and black studies 6, no. 2, Fall 2022
Co-edited by Jekara Govan, James Tobias (Sync: Stylistics of Hieroglyphic Time), Stefan Torralba, and Calvin Warren (Ontological Terror: Blackness, Nihilism, Emancipation)