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Imagining the Ordinary City: Arts, Placemaking and Everyday Urban Lives

updated: 
Saturday, May 4, 2024 - 6:41am
University of Kent / University of Cape Town
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, May 30, 2024

Imagining the Ordinary City: Arts, Placemaking and Everyday Urban Lives

Date/Location: 28-29 October 2024, Centre for African Studies Gallery, UCT

Keynotes: Professor Jennifer Robinson (University College London); Dr Thembinkosi Goniwe (Rhodes University) ; Professor Lynda Gichanda Spencer (Rhodes University) 

Archival Discoveries and Scholarly Bibliographies

updated: 
Friday, May 3, 2024 - 3:31pm
*Resources for American Literary Study* (Penn State UP)
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, July 1, 2024

Resources for American Literary Study, a peer-reviewed journal of archival and bibliographical scholarship published by Penn State UP, invites submissions for upcoming volumes. Covering all periods of American literature, Resources for American Literary Study welcomes both traditional and digital humanities approaches to archival discovery. The journal also publishes scholarly bibliographies and other bibliographical overviews. Typical contributions include newly discovered letters and documents, checklists of primary and/or secondary writings about American authors, and biographical and compositional studies drawn from archival materials.

Contemporary Cultural Responses to a Neoliberal World

updated: 
Friday, May 3, 2024 - 11:08am
University of Northampton
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, March 26, 2024

Keynote Speaker: Professor Paul Crosthwaite, Professor of Modern and Contemporary Literature at The University of Edinburgh.

The Centre for Cultural and Literary Studies (CCLS) is hosting a one-day, in-person symposium to be held on 13 June 2024 at Waterside Campus, University of Northampton, UK.

Katherine Mansfield: Spaces, Places, Traces - Extended Deadline

updated: 
Friday, May 3, 2024 - 9:24am
Katherine Mansfield Society / IADT Dun Laoghaire
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, April 30, 2024

UPDATE: Unfortunately, the conference Katherine Mansfield: Spaces, Places, Traces will not be going ahead as originally planned in June 2024. The conference organisers are exploring the possibility of rescheduling to a later date and will circulate further details if/when they become available.  

 

Katherine Mansfield: Spaces, Places, Traces

IADT Dún Laoghaire, Dublin

June 14th–16th 2024

 

An international conference organised by the Katherine Mansfield Society

PAMLA 2024: Navigating The Many Parts of Graduate School [DEADLINE EXTENDED TO 6/16]

updated: 
Thursday, May 2, 2024 - 11:33pm
Jan Maramot / PAMLA
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, June 16, 2024

PAMLA 2024: PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA

November 7-10, 2024

If you are a graduate student interested in talking about your graduate experience via a roundtable, this session is for you! This roundtable is still seeking sessions until June 16th or when there is enough submissions to fill a roundtable. All graduate students at all stages of their degree programs are heavily encouraged to submit an abstract! If you are a graduate student interested in presenting in a traditional paper panel, do not fear. You are also allowed to present in a roundtable.

Contemporary Latin American Feminist Activisms in Translation

updated: 
Thursday, May 2, 2024 - 3:50pm
PAMLA
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, June 16, 2024

This session at PAMLA (Pacific and Ancient Modern Langauge Association) this year (November 7-10, 2024) welcomes paper proposals in English, Spanish, and Portuguese that consider any aspect of contemporary feminist activisms and cultural and artistic production in the Latin American context. Topics may include but are not limited to digital and hashtag feminist activisms, transnational feminist activisms, Black and Indigenous feminist activisms, Global South feminisms, street activisms, performance activisms, activisms and affect, and protest and artistic production within a broad conceptualization of “translation in action,” the theme of this year’s conference.

4th AISNA Graduates Conference: “What is an American?” (1782-2024) Narratives and Counternarratives of an Imagined Nation

updated: 
Thursday, May 2, 2024 - 9:36am
AISNA Graduates
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, May 14, 2024

In a period of tumultuous changes like the ones brought about by the Covid-19 pandemic, the rise of far-right governments, racism, and international tensions caused by the war in Ukraine and Gaza, a great reckoning is happening in the Western cultural context, especially with regard to the Atlantic and Transatlantic world. No nation has undergone more rapid and sometimes contradictory transformations than the US, showing tensions between its foundational narratives and counternarratives rising from its too often neglected socio-cultural realities. Culturally embedded American ideals have always emphasized a single unifying narrative capable of synthesizing the plurality of voices on US soil.

Horses in Film: 4 Volumes by Decade

updated: 
Wednesday, May 1, 2024 - 11:45pm
St. Thomas University
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, August 29, 2024

These edited collections are part of the upcoming series Equine Creations: Imagining Horses in Literature and Film.

The scope of the present call is broad. All topics regarding the themes and impact of horses in film will be considered. 

1) Horses in Film Through the 1950s

2) Horses in Film in the 1960s and 1970s

3) Horses in Film in the 1980s and 1990s

4) Horses in Film since 2000

 

Deadline for proposals: August 29, 2024

First Draft deadline: January 10, 2025

How to submit your proposal

Russell Crowe: His Films and Pop Cultural Impact

updated: 
Wednesday, May 1, 2024 - 11:17pm
St. Thomas University
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, July 25, 2024

Russell Crowe’s talents were globally recognized in the early 2000s after he appeared in a slate of well-received films – L.A. Confidential, Gladiator, and A Beautiful Mind, among others – that earned him critical acclaim. Nevertheless, in the years following these productions, he has continued to be a part of numerous projects with international and creative appeal. Alongside his films are his associations with Roman soccer teams – established in Spera’s (2023) chapter in my recent volume on Gladiator (https://vernonpress.com/book/1213) – his social media presence, and his musical performances.

Contagions and Non-Human Animals: (Re)Viewing Disregarded Species in Real and Imagined Pandemics

updated: 
Wednesday, May 1, 2024 - 11:16pm
St. Thomas
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, August 19, 2024

Contagions and Non-Human Animals: (Re)Viewing Disregarded Species in Real and Imagined Pandemics

The impact of the pandemic and the threat that it poses to future human experiences has been well-documented. However, now that non-human animals are possible carriers and becoming infected, their experiences, while often overlooked, are nevertheless integrated into the worldwide pandemic.

Thus, this collection seeks to balance essays about non-human animals during real-world pandemics, such as the COVID-19 one, with those of their experiences during literary or cinematic ones. The scope of this call for papers is broad and can include topics such as:

--Animals as victims of contagions

“`Do This In Remembrance of Me’: Religion, Memory, and Art”

updated: 
Wednesday, May 1, 2024 - 11:12pm
Religion and the Arts Journal
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, July 15, 2024

Call for Papers

“`Do This In Remembrance of Me’: Religion, Memory, and Art”

A Special Issue of Religion and the Arts

Guest Editor: Frederick S. Roden

 

Call for Applications: VPR Expanding the Field Prize

updated: 
Wednesday, May 1, 2024 - 12:23pm
Research Society for Victorian Periodicals
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, June 15, 2024

Victorian Periodicals Review Expanding the Field Prize

The RSVP Expanding the Field Prize is awarded annually for an outstanding essay that diversifies the existing geographic, racial, and ethnic composition of nineteenth-century periodical studies. Submissions for this prize should do at least one of the following:

Sophia Luminous 2024-25

updated: 
Wednesday, May 1, 2024 - 12:23pm
Sophia Women's College
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, June 15, 2024

Hello everyone! We are finally inviting abstract submissions for the third issue of Sophia Luminous. ️ Sophia Luminous is a national level, peer-reviewed multidisciplinary online research journal for students initiated by the IQAC cell of Sophia Women's College, Mumbai.

The Concept of Visual Translation

updated: 
Wednesday, May 1, 2024 - 12:23pm
Johanna Drucker, PAMLA (Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association)
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, June 16, 2024

CFP for PAMLA: Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association, Thursday November 7 through Sunday November 10, Palm Springs, California (Margaritaville Resort) 

 

Session Title: The Concept of Visual Translation, Johanna Drucker, Chair 

 

Abstract: The translation of texts is a familiar, if fraught, act that is the subject of considerable thoughtful examination. But is there an equivalent for visual works? This panel looks at examples of cross-cultural or temporal reworkings of images to challenge certain assumptions about self-evident nature of images and even of vision itself. 

Migrating Minds: Journal of Cultural Cosmopolitanism -- Call for submissions for Vol. 3, Issue 2, Fall 2025

updated: 
Wednesday, May 1, 2024 - 12:23pm
Migrating Minds: Journal of Cultural Cosmopolitanism
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, February 28, 2025

Migrating Minds: Journal of Cultural Cosmopolitanism (ISSN 2993-1053) is a peer-reviewed, open-access scholarly journal devoted to interdisciplinary research on cultural cosmopolitanism from a comparative perspective. It provides a unique, international forum for innovative critical approaches to cosmopolitanism emerging from literatures, cultures, media, and the arts in dialogue with other areas of the humanities and social sciences, across temporal, spatial, and linguistic boundaries.

Call for Papers: The Neutral Graduate Journal of Cinema and Media Studies - 'Inheritance'

updated: 
Wednesday, May 1, 2024 - 12:22pm
The Neutral
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, July 1, 2024

The Neutral is a peer-reviewed media studies journal based out of the Cinema Studies Institute at the University of Toronto. The Neutral is committed to a diversity of disciplinary approaches and media objects of study. It is published online at: www.theneutraljournal.com

For its fourth issue, The Neutral is soliciting contributions for ‘Inheritance‘.

“writing philosophy is for me finding a language in which I understand philosophy to be inherited, which means telling my autobiography in such a way as to find the conditions of that language.”

Stanley Cavell, A Pitch of Philosophy

“But as for me, who am I (following)?”

TITANIC OPTIMISM: Shakespeare in Tempestuous Times

updated: 
Wednesday, May 1, 2024 - 12:11pm
Timothy Francisco Youngstown State University
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, January 1, 2025

CFP:  Titanic Optimism: Shakespeare in Tempestuous Times

Editors: Craig Dionne, Tim Francisco, and Sharon O’Dair

 

Seeking essays for an edited collection

 

 

Call for Proposals: ChLA-Sponsored Sessions at MLA 2026

updated: 
Wednesday, May 1, 2024 - 12:10pm
Children's Literature Association
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, May 22, 2024

The Children's Literature Association is seeking proposals to review for inclusion as a session at MLA 2026.

Each year, ChLA is guaranteed one session at the MLA Convention and can submit proposals for up to two more. If you would like to submit a panel topic, please send the following to jill.coste@gmail.com by May 22, 2024: (1) A short description (300-500 words) of your proposal idea, and, if relevant, (2) the name of another MLA-affiliated entity (forum or allied organization) you plan to seek as a co-sponsor.

Call for Applications: The Rosemary VanArsdel Prize

updated: 
Wednesday, May 1, 2024 - 12:10pm
Research Society for Victorian Periodicals
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, June 15, 2024

The Rosemary VanArsdel Prize

The VanArsdel Prize is awarded annually to the best graduate student essay investigating Victorian periodicals and newspapers. The prize was established in 1990 to honor Rosemary VanArsdel, a founding member of the Research Society for Victorian Periodicals, whose groundbreaking research continues to shape the field of nineteenth-century periodical studies.

The winner of the VanArsdel Prize receives $500 and publication of their submission in Victorian Periodicals Review

Applications open May 1 and are due June 15.

The 10th International Conference on Languages, Linguistics, Translation and Literature

updated: 
Wednesday, May 1, 2024 - 12:10pm
PAH
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, October 31, 2024

The 10th International Conference on Languages, Linguistics, Translation and Literature is organized by different universities and research centers.

The conference will be dedicated to current issues of linguistics, languages, dialects, literature and translation.

All are cordially invited to present their research regarding current issues of linguistics, languages, dialects, literature and translation in English, Arabic or Persian.

Austin Clarke, Black Studies and Black Diasporic Memory

updated: 
Wednesday, May 1, 2024 - 12:09pm
McMcMaster Universty (Hamilton, Canada) and Toronto Metropolitan University (Toronto, Canada).
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, July 15, 2024

Austin Clarke, Black Studies and Black Diasporic Memory”

Conference Dates: September 26 - 27, 2024,

Deadline for abstracts: July 15, 2024

Notification of decisions by: August 15, 2024

 

Co-organizers: Ronald Cummings (McMaster University), Darcy Ballantyne (Toronto Metropolitan University), 

 

Keynote Speaker: Rinaldo Walcott, 

Professor and Chair in Africana and American Studies, University at Buffalo

 

5th Annual Online International Symposium on Festival Culture (ISFC) 2nd June 24

updated: 
Wednesday, May 1, 2024 - 8:33am
Journal of Festival Culture Inquiry and Analysis
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, April 20, 2024

 

Online Symposium Date:  2nd June 2024.

Sensing Euphoric and Dysphoric Atmospheres

 

Our annual symposiums are open to all. If you just want to come along to listen to presentations and discussions, we're happy to have you.  If you'd like to present a paper and take part in discussions, make sure to submit your abstract proposal as early as possible.

 

Symposium Registration here:https://tinyurl.com/mry9a5tv

Food Studies Research Panel at PAMLA

updated: 
Wednesday, May 1, 2024 - 12:06am
Pacific Ancient & Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, May 1, 2024

Conference Dates - November 7th to 10th 2024

Location - Palm Springs, California U.S.A.

Topic - Food Studies Research on Culture, Literature, and Media

Conference organizers - Pacific Ancient & Modern Language Association

Overview - This Food Studies session aims to bring together a range of perspectives for the sake of examining the roles of food in literary and media texts. We seek abstracts that speak to the following questions: What roles do food and food studies play in our analyses of culture, literature, and media? How does food experience shape our creative expression and daily lives?

Women in the Black Fantastic

updated: 
Tuesday, April 30, 2024 - 4:42pm
Science Fiction Foundation
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, August 2, 2024

Following the success of our conference in 2022, the SFF will be organising a further two-day online event in partnership with Anglia Ruskin University on 7-8 December 2024.

The theme of the conference will be Women in the Black Fantastic and will mark the 40th anniversary of Octavia E. Butler winning both the Hugo Award for Best Short Story and the Nebula Award for Best Novelette.

Keynote Speakers: Nyasha Mugavazi and Elizabeth Ebony Thomas

“American Hospitality” – PAAS/IASA 2024 - September 25-27, 2024

updated: 
Tuesday, April 30, 2024 - 3:05pm
Polish Association for American Studies / International American Studies Association
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, May 15, 2024

In today’s rapidly changing global landscape, hospitality emerges as a pivotal focus in academic discourse, especially within Western geopolitical contexts. Hospitality, as a mode of conduct, garners both ardent enthusiasm and staunch opposition. As a concept, it presents both notable limitations and diverse modalities. This multidimensional notion encompasses a right, a privilege, an obligation, an act of sympathy, and an expression of charity. It shapes and is shaped by various environments, from tangible spaces and places to non-places and heterotopias (as articulated by Marc Augé). Its expansive research potential warrants a thorough, interdisciplinary exploration.

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