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GeoSym 2023: Spatiality and Sustainability

updated: 
Thursday, December 8, 2022 - 1:46pm
University of Tennessee, Knoxville
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, January 6, 2022

Biodiversity loss, the warming of cities, increasing cost and demand of housing with limited supply, and many other topics are issues relating to spatiality and sustainability. The University of Tennessee, Knoxville Department of Geography and Sustainability seeks to highlight Spatiality and Sustainability as meeting points for a broad range of disciplines exploring the changing distribution of both human and natural elements on our planet across space and time. We invite the submission of abstracts from undergraduate students, graduate students and faculty from all disciplines with a strong emphasis on the interdisciplinary and collaborative nature of space/time research.

CFP: Youth TV in an Age of Precarity

updated: 
Thursday, December 8, 2022 - 11:27am
Aviva Dove-Viebahn
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 6, 2023

NOTE: This is an updated call for an earlier CFP; I am still looking for a few more abstracts to round out the proposed collection. All relevant topics will be considered, but I am especially eager to read abstracts exploring youth TV in relation to economic precarity, reproductive rights, disability, Indigeneity, mental health, and/or environmentalism.

Contemplative Practice and Writing about Race - ALA 2023

updated: 
Wednesday, December 7, 2022 - 1:13pm
American Religion and Literature Society
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 6, 2023

Contemplative Practice and Writing about Race

The American Religion and Literature Society (ARLS) invites papers for a panel at the American Literature Association Conference, May 25-28, 2023 in Boston. 

Reading Conflicts: Bodies, Spaces, Affects

updated: 
Wednesday, December 7, 2022 - 12:42pm
Department of English, The University of Massachusetts Amherst
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 15, 2023

As Russia began its invasion of Ukraine earlier this year, we saw a massive outpouring of
support and statements of solidarity from different corners of the globe. This news brought
conflict to the fore of white, US- and Euro-centric consciousness in a way that Palestine,
Kashmir, Yemen, Somalia, Afghanistan, and Armenia had failed to do. This impulse to
selectively engage and empathize invites a careful consideration of which conflicts find space
and articulation in particular discourses and, perhaps more importantly, which do not. We invite
you to think with us on conflict - excavate the ways in which it challenges or reinforces

A Wide Shot: Expanding the Frame on Melvin Van Peebles

updated: 
Wednesday, December 7, 2022 - 11:55am
Black Camera: An International Film Journal
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, February 1, 2023

Call for Close-Up Submissions A Wide Shot: Expanding the Frame on Melvin Van Peebles

 

Empathy and the Teaching of Writing

updated: 
Wednesday, December 7, 2022 - 10:02am
The Assembly for Expanded Perspectives on Learning of the National Council of Teachers of English
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, December 17, 2022

Empathy and the Teaching of Writing

The 26th Annual Summer Conference of the Assembly for Expanded Perspectives on Learning

of the National Council of Teachers of English

YMCA of the Rockies, Estes Park, CO, June 15-18, 2023

 

“If we see each other in each other’s eyes…the walls of Jericho can come tumbling down!” 

--Barack Obama

 

CfP: Practicing Trust and Authority | Conference

updated: 
Wednesday, December 7, 2022 - 10:02am
Heidelberg Center for American Studies (Germany)
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, February 5, 2023

The graduate school 'Authority and Trust' (GKAT) at the Heidelberg Center for American Studies welcomes submissions for their conference "Practicing Trust and Authority" to take place in Heidelberg (Germany) on May 11-13, 2023. Submission deadline is February 5, 2023.

Get in touch: gkat-conference2023@hca.uni-heidelberg.de

Visit our website: www.hca.uni-heidelberg.de/gkat/2023conference.html

 

Perceptions of the Asian Family in Literature, Film, and Media

updated: 
Wednesday, December 7, 2022 - 10:01am
Bernard Wilson / Gakushuin University
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 31, 2023

CFP FOR EDITED COLLECTION (2023)

Working Title for Proposed Volume:  The Asian Family in Literature and Film: Traditions, Traversals, and Trajectories

 

Editor:

Dr. Bernard Wilson

Department of English Language and Culture,

Department of International Social Sciences,

Gakushuin University, Tokyo, Japan


 

Statement of Aims

Conflict: Global Perspectives DEADLINE EXTENDED

updated: 
Wednesday, December 7, 2022 - 10:01am
Louisiana State University
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, December 31, 2022

“Politics is commonly viewed as the practice of power or the embodiment of collective wills and interests and the enactment of collective ideas.”

“The syntagma ‘politics of literature’ means that literature ‘does’ politics as literature…”

-Jacques Rancière, “The Politics of Literature” (2010)

 

Women Thinking in Public (MFS special issue)

updated: 
Wednesday, December 7, 2022 - 10:01am
MFS: Modern Fiction Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 1, 2023

For an upcoming special issue of MFS on "Women Thinking in Public," we seek essays that illuminate the way that fiction itself can serve as a mode of public intellectualism, as both depiction and enactment of women thinking, attending to the connections between gendered expression, the forms of thought, and the forms of fiction. For the full CFP, please visit:

https://cla.purdue.edu/academic/english/publications/mfs/call/cfp-women-...

CFP, Submission Date Deadline Extended: International Steinbeck Studies Conference at San Jose State University, March 22-24

updated: 
Wednesday, December 7, 2022 - 9:59am
International Steinbeck Society
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 15, 2023

You’ll find the full CFP below, but there are a few updates and details worth noting

  • Submissions will now be accepted on a rolling basis with a submission cutoff date of January 15 2023.
  • We still welcome undergraduate submissions for a poster session of student work
  • To ensure an accessible conference experience, the conference will accept digital/hybrid paper presentations, which will be shared with the live audience of in-person attendees. Plenary events will be livestream for access by registered attendees.

 

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Call For Papers

2023 Steinbeck Conference: “Reading, Teaching, and Translating Steinbeck”

March 22-24, 2023     

San José State University, San José CA

Teaching of Writing Conference

updated: 
Wednesday, December 7, 2022 - 9:58am
Rhetoric and Writing Program, Wayne State University
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, January 31, 2023

Wayne State University’s Rhetoric & Writing Program and Wayne’s Rhetoric Society of America (WRSA) chapter present:

Teaching of Writing Conference: Rhetoric outside the lines

Interdisciplinary and critical displacement studies reader

updated: 
Wednesday, December 7, 2022 - 9:58am
Center for Refugee, Migrant, and Displacement Studies at Virginia Tech
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, January 1, 2022

Work in Displacement Studies lies at the intersection of numerous interdisciplinary fields, such as migration studies, refugee studies, border studies, Indigenous studies, Africana studies, Food Studies, coastal studies, human rights, urban studies, data studies and Latinx studies. Building on that body of literature and the NEH/SSRC working group on “Converging Displacements” at Virginia Tech, this reader takes a critical approach to displacement studies. Critical displacement studies is a methodology examining disruptions of displacement where community access and contribution is essential. An increasingly common experience, being uprooted from place occurs across a range of geographic and temporal scales.

Popular Representations of the Indian Ocean during the Independence Era (1950s-1970s)

updated: 
Wednesday, December 7, 2022 - 9:57am
Université de La Réunion
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 15, 2023

Date: September 7-8-9, 2023

Conference venue: Université de La Réunion (La Réunion, France)

Conveners: Sonja Malzner (University of Luxembourg), Corinne Duboin and Frédéric Garan (University of Réunion Island)

This conference is held within the framework of a research project, “Popkult60” (Transnational popular culture - Europe in the 'long' 1960s), which involves three European universities: University of Luxembourg (Luxembourg), University of Saarbrücken (Germany), University of Jena (Germany). The event is organized in partnership with the Observatory of Indian Ocean Societies (OSOI) at the University of Réunion Island (Réunion, France).

From Oppression to Love: Remembering bell hooks Dec 16/2022-June 2024

updated: 
Wednesday, December 7, 2022 - 9:57am
The Assembly for Expanded Perspectives on Learning of the National Council of Teachers of English
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 16, 2022

I. From Oppression to Love: Remembering bell hooks

FREE Zoom memorial, December 16th, 2022, 3-4:30 Eastern

Libby Jones, Berea College colleague and friend of bell's; organizer of the 2006 AEPL/Berea conference "Writing for Reconciliation" that bell keynoted: "The Rapturous Writer"

Paige Billman, Berea graduate and bell's personal assistant: “bell and Beloved Community”

Shadee Makalou, Director, bell hooks Center at Berea College

RSVP by sending an email to aeplconf2023@gmail.com for the link to the event.

 

Illinois Medieval Association March 10 Symposium

updated: 
Wednesday, December 7, 2022 - 9:56am
Illinois Medieval Association
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 15, 2023

The 2022-2023 Illinois Medieval Association Symposium will focus on medieval environments, with the term environment being liberally defined. We are now accepting proposals for 20-minute presentations for our February 17 session. Although we will consider proposals on any aspect of medieval studies, priority will be given to those dealing with medieval environments.

Illinois Medieval Association March 3 Symposium Session

updated: 
Wednesday, December 7, 2022 - 9:56am
Illinois Medieval Association
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 15, 2023

The 2022-2023 Illinois Medieval Association Symposium will focus on medieval environments, with the term environment being liberally defined. We are now accepting proposals for 20-minute presentations for our February 17 session. Although we will consider proposals on any aspect of medieval studies, priority will be given to those dealing with medieval environments.

Illinois Medieval Association February 10 Special Session

updated: 
Wednesday, December 7, 2022 - 9:56am
Illinois Medieval Association
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 1, 2023

The Department of Languages and Literature at Northeastern State University is organizing a special session for the Illinois Medieval Association’s spring symposium series focused on the role of space or place as broadly defined in the medieval understanding of education and learning. The focus of individual essays is largely open within the theme of the session, with preference given to those touching on broadly Catholic concerns. Papers should be limited to twenty minutes to allow for ample presentation time and sufficient time for Q&A. The session is slated for 3 p.m. Central time on 10 February 2023 (the feast of St.

Illinois Medieval Association Symposium Februray 17 Session

updated: 
Wednesday, December 7, 2022 - 9:56am
Illinois Medieval Association
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 1, 2023

The 2022-2023 Illinois Medieval Association Symposium will focus on medieval environments, with the term environment being liberally defined. We are now accepting proposals for 20-minute presentations for our February 17 session. Although we will consider proposals on any aspect of medieval studies, priority will be given to those dealing with medieval environments.

CfP “Race and Environmental Justice in the Era of COVID-19: Rethinking ‘Social Distancing’”

updated: 
Wednesday, December 7, 2022 - 9:55am
FWF Project “Air and Environmental Health in the (Post-)COVID-19 World”
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 15, 2023

Call for Papers

“Race and Environmental Justice in the Era of COVID-19: 

Rethinking ‘Social Distancing’”

 

Organized by Tatiana Konrad, Savannah Schaufler, and Chantelle Mitchell

 

Dates: 

July 13-15, 2023

Abstract Submission Deadline:

January 15, 2023

Venue:

Online via Zoom

Subject Fields: 

Disability and the Everyday: Interdisciplinary Perspectives

updated: 
Wednesday, December 7, 2022 - 9:55am
Department of English, Central University of Rajasthan and Indian Disability Studies Collective
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, December 31, 2022

Department of English

Central University of Rajasthan

in association with

 

Indian Disability Studies Collective

invites papers for

 

IDSC INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE 2023

on the theme

 

Disability and the Everyday: Interdisciplinary Perspectives

 

Filibusters in Birmingham: a Conference on Wyndham Lewis

updated: 
Wednesday, December 7, 2022 - 9:54am
University of Birmingham
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, January 19, 2023

In his travelogue Filibusters in Barbary(1932), the modernist painter and writer Wyndham Lewis evoked the fantasy of being ‘thoroughly unanchored’ from London, from controversy, from recognizability: from his life as he lived it at the time, in effect. The fantasy compels not only because it’s a typically contrarian move made by an unapologetic contrarian, but also because it invites reflection on the very Lewisian problem of autonomy itself.

RSVP 2023 Conference: Currents in the Periodical Press

updated: 
Wednesday, December 7, 2022 - 9:24am
Research Society for Victorian Periodicals
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 15, 2023

Currents in the Periodical Press

2023 RSVP Conference
Caen, France, July 6-9, 2023 (with some hybrid & online options)

​​Where Is Academic Work?

updated: 
Tuesday, December 6, 2022 - 2:02pm
English Department Conference, The Graduate Center, CUNY
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, May 5, 2023

Where Is Academic Work?

In-person Conference

Friday May 5th, 2023

The Graduate Center, CUNY, New York, NY

 

You know what work is—if you’re

old enough to read this you know what

work is, although you may not do it.

–  Philip Levine, “What Work Is”

 

The room changes but the work continues. This conference seeks contributions to a day-long process of consensus-building and new ideas around the subject of location in intellectual work in all of its many contexts.

 

Conflict: Global Perspectives DEADLINE EXTENDED

updated: 
Tuesday, December 6, 2022 - 1:39pm
6th Annual Languages and Literatures Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, December 31, 2022

“Politics is commonly viewed as the practice of power or the embodiment of collective wills and interests and the enactment of collective ideas.”

“The syntagma ‘politics of literature’ means that literature ‘does’ politics as literature…”

-Jacques Rancière, “The Politics of Literature” (2010)

 

Global Vietnam War Literature and Culture: Representation, Postmemory, and the Changing Geopolitics of the Transpacific

updated: 
Monday, December 5, 2022 - 2:39pm
53rd Comparative Literature Symposium Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, March 31, 2021

Keynote Speakers

Dr. Long T. Bui, Associate Professor of Global and International Studies, the University of California at Irvine 

Dr. Patricia Pelley, Associate Professor of History, Texas Tech University

Dr. Cathy J. Schlund-Vials, Professor of English and Asian American Studies, the University of Texas at Austin

 

Special Guest Speaker

Ms. Callie Wright, Education Director, Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund

 

Norm and Transgression in the Fairy-Tale Tradition: (Non)Normative Identities, Forms, and Writings

updated: 
Monday, December 5, 2022 - 12:35pm
Alessandro Cabiati / Brown University
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, January 31, 2023

 

Norm and Transgression in the Fairy-Tale Tradition: (Non)Normative Identities, Forms, and Writings  

 

Brown University, 7-9 June 2023 

Conference Organisers: Alessandro Cabiati (Ca’ Foscari University of Venice and Brown University) and Lewis Seifert (Brown University)

 

Keynote Speakers

Maria Tatar (Harvard University)

Anne E. Duggan (Wayne State University)

Laura Tosi (Ca’ Foscari University of Venice)

Overwhelming Nature: Confronting Catastrophe and the Sublime in the Arts and Humanities

updated: 
Monday, December 5, 2022 - 11:59am
Elaine Chen & Therese Shire
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 15, 2023

Overwhelming Nature: Confronting Catastrophe and the Sublime in the Arts and Humanities

Mahindra Humanities Center Graduate Student Conference

Harvard University | 25–26 March 2023

Conference Coordinators: Elaine Chen & Therese Shire

The present conference seeks scholarly contributions across disciplinary and national borders that explore accounts of the experience of facing natural catastrophes. The conference will consider the potential and limits of understanding catastrophic experiences through the concept of sublimity.

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