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7th International Gender and Sexuality Studies Conference [abstracts now due 5/8]

updated: 
Thursday, May 5, 2022 - 11:48am
UCO Women's Research Center and the BGLTQ+ Student Center
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, May 8, 2022

The International Gender and Sexuality Studies Conference is presented by the Women’s Research Center and the BGLTQ+ Student Center at the University of Central Oklahoma with assistance from the UCO chapter of the National Organization for Women. In tandem, these organizations promote engagement with Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality issues. 

UPDATE: CFP Utopia and Ecotone: Contemporary Stakes

updated: 
Thursday, May 5, 2022 - 2:31am
Ghent University, Belgium
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, May 15, 2022

Utopia and Ecotone: Contemporary Stakes

Ecotones #8

Ghent University, Belgium, 29 September – 1 October 2022

 

 

In partnership with

EMMA (Université Paul-Valéry Montpellier 3), DIRE (Université de La Réunion), MFO (CNRS)

https://emma.www.univ-montp3.fr/fr/valorisation-partenariats/programmes-...́ens-et- internationaux/ecotones

 

Conference venue: Ghent University, Belgium

Dates: 29 September – 1 October 2022

(CFP: PAMLA 2022) Animal Studies and Literature

updated: 
Tuesday, May 3, 2022 - 11:16pm
Toshiaki Komura / Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, May 15, 2022

The 119th annual conference of the Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA 2022) will be held at the UCLA Luskin Conference Center and Hotel in Los Angeles, CA from Friday, November 11 to Sunday, November 13, 2022.

"Is This Us?": Gendered Representations of Death in Contemporary Narratives

updated: 
Tuesday, May 3, 2022 - 1:52pm
Pacific Ancient and Modern Languages Association Nov 11-13, 2022
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, July 10, 2022

+++EXTENDED DEADLINE+++++Whether Poe was correct in asserting that “The death of a beautiful woman is, unquestionably, the most poetical topic in the world,” he certainly was correct in associating her demise, mythical or otherwise, with the generation of art.  This special session for PAMLA 2022 invites papers that consider the significance of representations of death in modern popular culture.  Papers may engage the following questions or consider the topic from other directions.  How does the gendered and raced association of death with femininity produce normative masculinity?  In what ways does the overdetermined association between women and mortality stabilize concepts of geography, including nation?  Can we even imagine “America” without the quoti

Midwest Popular Culture Association Annual Conference 2022

updated: 
Tuesday, May 3, 2022 - 12:24pm
Midwest Popular Culture Association / American Culture Association
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, May 15, 2022

CALL FOR PAPERS, ABSTRACTS, AND PANEL PROPOSALS

 

Midwest Popular Culture Association/Midwest American Culture Association Annual Conference

 

Friday-Sunday, 14-16 October 2022

DePaul University, Chicago, IL

 

Address: DePaul Center, 1 E. Jackson Blvd. Chicago, IL 60604 Phone: (312) 362-8000

 

This is our first year of having our conference at a University instead of a hotel; therefore, conference participants will be responsible for securing their own lodging. 

 

Staging Lydia: Lydia Diamond Anthology 5/9/22

updated: 
Tuesday, May 3, 2022 - 11:41am
Dr. Shondrika Moss-Bouldin/Northwestern University Press
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, May 9, 2022

Staging Lydia: Contextualizing the African American experience through the lens of Art and Scholarship., Northwestern University Press, introduces Lydia Diamond, a Broadway and award-winning African American woman playwright to a broader academic and professional audience. This anthology will be a resource for institutions that serve undergraduate students and professional practitioners interested in a comprehensive examination of Lydia Diamond’s works. Not only does this book examine all of her plays, but it centers Black people within Black stories.

Women on the Run in North America (PAMLA 2022, Los Angeles)

updated: 
Tuesday, May 3, 2022 - 9:26am
Ania Wroblewski, University of Guelph
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, May 15, 2022

PAMLA 2022. Los Angeles, November 11-13

Special Session

This session explores Post-War road narratives by women, written in English, French, Spanish or Indigenous languages, that present fictionalized accounts of journeys across North America. Charting out a comparative, multi-ethnic, intersectional, and feminist counter-history to the American road narrative tradition allows us to envision North America not only as a continent made up of sovereign nations and dependent territories, a vast landform etched with borders, but also as a landmass traversed from North to South, East to West, by women on the quest for independence, solidarity, recognition, and freedom.

Telling Life Stories: Ethos, Positionality, and Structures of Narrative

updated: 
Tuesday, May 3, 2022 - 8:48am
Language, Literature, and Interdisciplinary Studies (LLIDS)
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, May 31, 2022

Telling Life Stories: Ethos, Positionality, and Structures of Narrative


The reading and analysing of life stories offer multiple perspectives in understanding the self-reflexivity of authorial consciousness, the rhetorical/stylistic fashioning of ethos, and the fabulation/fictionality of narrative. Lived experiences, of the author as well as the reader, allow perception of meaning against the sedimented social, political, and cultural paradigms of the “master” or “grand narrative,” as Jean-François Lyotard puts in his seminal work, The Postmodern Condition (1979). The dialectic of human action and social reality within such narratives serves to map the interrelated progression of individuals and cultures throughout history.

Articles urgently required to fill the gaps in an edited collection

updated: 
Tuesday, May 3, 2022 - 6:59am
University of Gafsa
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, May 15, 2022

Call for Chapters: Of (Hu)Man and Monarchs: Humanness and the Fictional Representations of Monarchs in literature, Arts, popular culture and Media deadline for submissions: May 15th, 2022 full name / name of organization: University of Gafsa contact email: crowncollection436@gmail.com 

Call for Chapters: Of (Hu)Man and Monarchs: Humanness and the Fictional Representations of Monarchs in literature, Arts, popular culture and Media (The title may change) contact email: crowncollection436@gmail.com 

He wrapped himself in regal garments and fastened the sash.

When Gilgamesh placed his crown on his head,

[UPDATE] Journal of Dracula Studies

updated: 
Monday, May 2, 2022 - 2:35pm
Anne DeLong/Curt Herr
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, June 1, 2022

We invite manuscripts of scholarly articles (4000-6000 words) on any of the following: Bram Stoker, the novel Dracula, the historical Dracula, the vampire in folklore, fiction, film, popular culture, and related topics.
Submissions should be sent electronically (as an e-mail attachment in .docx). Please indicate the title of your submission in the subject line of your e-mail.
Please follow MLA style.
Contributors are responsible for obtaining any necessary permissions and ensuring observance of copyright.
Manuscripts will be peer-reviewed independently by at least two scholars in the field.
Copyright for published articles remains with the author.

Shaping Intellectual Disabilities in Early Modern Literature and Culture (CFP for edited volume)

updated: 
Monday, May 2, 2022 - 11:19am
Dr Alice Equestri (University of Padua)
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, July 31, 2022

 

Editor: Dr Alice Equestri, University of Padua (alice.equestri@unipd.it)

Publisher: international academic press to be confirmed

Deadline for submitting chapter proposals (400 words): July 31, 2022
Notification of acceptance: September 1, 2022
Provisional deadline for essay submission (6000-8000 words): April 30, 2023

Papers are sought for a volume that critically examines – and advances our knowledge of – manifestations of intellectual disability in early modern English and European literature and culture (c. 1500-1700). The collection will be submitted to an international academic publisher.

CFP: Otherness: Essays and Studies 9.2 (General Issue)

updated: 
Monday, May 2, 2022 - 6:30am
Centre for Studies in Otherness
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, June 1, 2022

Deadline Extended - New Deadline is June 1, 2022. 

 

The peer-reviewed e-journal Otherness: Essays and Studies is now accepting submissions for its general issue, forthcoming Fall 2022.

Otherness: Essays and Studies publishes research articles from and across different scholarly disciplines that examine, in as many ways as possible, the concepts of otherness and alterity.  We particularly appreciate dynamic cross-disciplinary study.

CFP: Diversity and Social Justice in the Language Classroom (MMLA Panel)

updated: 
Sunday, May 1, 2022 - 2:27am
Midwest Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, May 10, 2022

Diversity and Social Justice in the Language Classroom

Proposals are invited for a special session at the annual conference of the Midwest Modern Language Association, which will take place 17-20 November 2022 in Minneapolis. This session seeks to generate a discussion of various approaches instructors have adopted to address issues of diversity and social justice in the language classroom. It is intended as a roundtable during which panelists will share their activities, reflect on what they found most effective and/or most challenging when implementing their activities, and brainstorm with other panelists and audience members.

“Post-Now” Screen Adaptation (MMLA, DEADLINE EXTENDED - May 10)

updated: 
Saturday, April 30, 2022 - 4:47pm
Midwest Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, May 10, 2022

The Film II permanent section panel seeks papers that examine screen adaptation in the moment of variously theorized “post-nows”: post-literature, post-cinema, and/or post-television. Proposals may be on any topic related to screens and adaptation, including papers that:

Ruptures and Resilience: English Studies in the Now

updated: 
Friday, April 29, 2022 - 12:41pm
North South University
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, July 15, 2022

North South University

Dhaka, Bangladesh

International Conference in English Studies

 

Ruptures and Resilience: English Studies in the Now

November 4-5, 2022 

Organized by the Department of English and Modern Languages

 

~“You may make a rupture, draw a line of flight, yet there is still a danger that you will reencounter organizations that restratify everything, formations that restore power to a signifier, attributions that reconstitute a subject . . .” (Deleuze & Guattari, 9)

 

Destinations and Departures: An Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference

updated: 
Friday, April 29, 2022 - 8:56am
The Dalhousie Association of Graduate Students in English
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, April 30, 2022

DEADLINE EXTENDED

The Dalhousie Association of Graduate Students in English Presents

Destinations and Departures

An Online Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference

August 11-13, 2022, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia

It’s a dangerous business, […] going out of your door, […] You step into the Road, and if you don’t keep your feet, there is no knowing where you might be swept off to.

—J.R.R. Tolkien

Space in Movement. Dynamic trajectories in Audio-Visual Representations. Cinema, TV Series, Web

updated: 
Thursday, April 28, 2022 - 1:42pm
Universitetet i Bergen
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, May 31, 2022

Bergen 2022 aims to continue the reflection on spatiality started during the 2021 conference, addressing the theme of the dynamic representation of space in Italian cinema, television and new audiovisual media production.

The idea on which we propose to reflect is that the classical space paradigm has been altered, breaking the rigid geometry of the causal structure. This new spatiality creates a movement without purpose and without destination, a line of action without aim, a condition of wandering that becomes the hallmark of the modern form.

Refugees from Nazism: Innovation in Engineering and Industry

updated: 
Thursday, April 28, 2022 - 1:42pm
University of London
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, June 30, 2022

University of London Conference

Refugees from Nazism: Innovation in Engineering and Industry

Historically, Exile Studies have concentrated on social, political and cultural themes but in recent years – most notably with the Conference of the Gesellschaft für Exilforschung in Vienna in 2014 and the subsequent publication of its proceedings Kometen des Geldes – economic questions have moved from the periphery to the centre of academic enquiry.

Symposium on the 19th Century Press, the Civil War, and Free Expression, Nov. 3-5, 2022

updated: 
Thursday, April 28, 2022 - 1:42pm
West Chair of Excellence in Communication and Public Affairs, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, August 26, 2022

The steering committee of the thirtieth annual Symposium on the 19th Century Press, the Civil War, and Free Expression solicits papers dealing with US mass media of the 19th century, the Civil War in fiction and history, freedom of expression in the 19th century, presidents and the 19th century press, images of race and gender, sensationalism and crime in 19th century newspapers, and the antebellum press and the causes of the Civil War.

Selected papers will be presented during the conference, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday, November 3–5, 2022. The top three papers and the top three student papers will be honored accordingly.

Gardening to Remember, Gardening to Forget Gardening as Memory Work in Contemporary Fiction

updated: 
Thursday, April 28, 2022 - 1:42pm
Dr. Deniz Gundogan Ibrisim, Sabanci University
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, September 1, 2022

Gardening is generally considered as an affective-material labor whereby, plants, soil, matter, and objects are transformed—through practices of care, love, and attention—into new well-planned landscapes, vegetation, and a good harvest.  Even though early writing, in Latin and Greek was more concerned with agriculture than gardening, writing about gardens has a long history in France and England, an tends to be rhetorical — in an attempt to tie the beauty and harmony found in great landscapes to higher artistic pursuits.

REMINDER: Geographies of Terror: The Fantastic and Quotidian

updated: 
Thursday, April 28, 2022 - 12:09pm
PAMLA
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, May 15, 2022

Upcoming deadline! May 15.

Geographies of Terror: The Fantastic and Quotidian 

Proposals invited for a special session panel at PAMLA's 2022 Conference, UCLA Luskin Conference Center and Hotel in Los Angeles, California

November 11 - 13, 2022 

 

Panel Organizer: Amanda Lagji alagji@pitzer.edu

 

Summer course: Gender, Sexuality, Literature and Culture (Intro to Science Fiction)

updated: 
Wednesday, April 27, 2022 - 11:40am
University of Massachusetts, Amherst
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, May 19, 2022

In this course, students will explore the ways in which sf writers deny mainstream representations of gender, sexuality, culture, nationality, and race by crafting stories that pulls in, rather than leaves out underrepresented groups of people. During the course we will focus on texts either by sf writers or about sf that allow us to re-think the mainstream. Through the focus on these texts we will ultimately assess the extent to which literature, particularly sf, acts as a vehicle for socio-cultural, and ideological change. 

 

As we read, view, and discuss these texts, we will pursue the following:

 

Learning Objectives:

 

Urban Poetics and Politics in Contemporary South Asia and the Middle East

updated: 
Wednesday, April 27, 2022 - 11:36am
Moussa Pourya Asl, Ph.D., Universiti Sains Malaysia
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, June 15, 2022

CALL FOR BOOK CHAPTER PROPOSALS:

Urban Poetics and Politics in Contemporary South Asia and the Middle East

 

Abstract Submission Deadline: Jun 15, 2022

Full Chapters Due: Aug 28, 2022

Publisher: IGI Global (Tier-1;Nearly all IGI Global publications are indexed in Scopus)

Webpage: https://www.igi-global.com/publish/call-for-papers/call-details/5937

 
 

CFP

Closing in 4 days - call for abstracts: Folio: Stories of Australian Comics

updated: 
Wednesday, April 27, 2022 - 11:36am
Folio team
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, April 30, 2022

Reminder:

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS

FOLIO: STORIES OF AUSTRALIAN COMICS

How are Australian comics made, read, contested, thought about,
produced – what do Australian comics mean to you? We are a research
team called Folio; we are academics from three universities working
with a broader group of practitioners on an Australian Research
Council project to tell stories of contemporary Australian comics
1980-now. The project entails putting together an interactive history
and archive of the last 40 years of comics in Australia.

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