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The 2023 TTU Symposium on “Pandemic, Environment, and Life Writing”

updated: 
Monday, January 23, 2023 - 3:17pm
Texas Tech University Comparative Literature Program
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, February 25, 2023

The Comparative Literature Program at Texas Tech University will host the 2023 symposium on “Pandemic, Environment, and Life Writing” on campus on April 21-22, 2023.

 

Keynote Speakers:

Dr. Jennifer Ho, Eaton Professor of Ethnic Studies and Director of the Center for

Humanities & the Arts, University of Colorado at Boulder

Dr. Laura Hyun Yi Kang, Professor of Gender and Sexuality Studies, University of

California at Irvine

Dr. Muhsin al-Musawi, Professor of Classic and Modern Arabic Literature and of

Comparative and Cultural Studies, Columbia University

Dr. Aretha Phiri, Associate Professor of English, University of Rhodes, South Africa

Criterion: A Journal of Literary Criticism

updated: 
Sunday, January 22, 2023 - 10:13pm
Brigham Young University
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, January 28, 2023

Criterion: A Journal of Literary Criticism seeks original, well-researched, and intellectually rigorous essays written from diverse critical perspectives and about texts from any time period or literary tradition.

Every era has confronted change brought on by new technologies, armed conflict, and social reform. O­ur own generation faces a global pandemic, war in Ukraine, and widespread misinformation. We invite submissions that address texts from different times and places that could help us navigate the current crises.

Food and the American Dream/New Deadline: 2.13.23

updated: 
Friday, January 20, 2023 - 9:52am
Jeff Birkenstein & Robert Hauhart/Saint Martin's University
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, February 13, 2023

CFP: Food and the American Dream

Proposals due February 13, 2023

 

Call for Chapters: The American South in Ten Recipes

updated: 
Friday, January 20, 2023 - 9:51am
Christopher L. Ballengee
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, April 1, 2023

Call for Chapters for Edited Volume:  The American South in Ten Recipes 

Edited by Christopher L. Ballengee

The Southern United States is home to many diverse communities, some historically linked to the legacies of colonization and slavery and others emerging more recently thanks to migration from other parts of the country and from abroad. The essays collected in this volume use food as an entryway to understanding the individuality and interconnectedness of these communities. Each chapter will focus on a single recipe as emblematic of a particular culture, region, or tradition such that the collection of essays comes to characterize the dynamic histories, cultures, and innovations of the American South.

Society for the Study of Midwestern Literature: "Radical Print Cultures in the Midwest" (East Lansing, June 1-3, 2023)

updated: 
Friday, January 20, 2023 - 9:47am
Marc Blanc
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, January 31, 2023

In recent years, print culture scholars have injected unprecedented focus on print production and circulation in Black, working-class, indigenous, and Latinx reading communities in the U.S. Once a field with a reputation for patrician pursuits, book history has expanded to include previously ignored communities and print forms such as newspapers and popular magazines. However, studies of anticapitalist and antiracist print cultures have tended to focus on urban, northeastern publishing capitals such as New York and Boston at the expense of literary scenes from the Great Lakes to the Great Plains. 

Keystone DH 2023

updated: 
Friday, January 20, 2023 - 9:46am
Center for Digital Humanities, Johns Hopkins University
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, February 15, 2023

We are excited to announce that 2023’s Keystone DH Conference will be held June 16-17th at Johns Hopkins University’s Center for Digital Humanities in Baltimore, MD. Keystone DH is an annual conference and a network of institutions and practitioners committed to advancing collaborative scholarship in digital humanities research and pedagogy across the Mid-Atlantic. It is the organizers’ hope that the event will primarily be in-person, with additional online accessibility for those who cannot be present.

Call for Papers:

Georgia Philological Association Annual Conference (Virtual)

updated: 
Friday, January 20, 2023 - 9:45am
Georgia Philological Association
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 17, 2023

The eighteenth annual meeting of the Georgia Philological Association (GPA) will be held virtually on May 19-20, 2023. We invite proposals for session topics, panel discussions, and scholarly papers in English on any subjects relating to literature, language, composition, history, philosophy, translation, the general humanities, interdisciplinary studies, and pedagogy. Reading times for individual paper presentations are limited to 15 minutes. Presenters may submit longer or more complex versions (8,000 words maximum) to be considered for publication in the Journal of the Georgia Philological Association. All presenters must be members of the GPA. The deadline for receipt of registration fees is April 30, 2023.

E. E. Cummings Sessions at the American Literature Association’s 34th Annual Conference, Boston, MA, May 25-28, 2023

updated: 
Friday, January 20, 2023 - 9:39am
E. E. Cummings Society
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, January 28, 2023

The E. E. Cummings Society will sponsor two sessions at the 2023 American Literature Association conference in Boston (http://americanliteratureassociation.org). We invite proposals for papers on any aspect of Cummings’ life and/or work. Proposals that touch upon the following topics will be especially welcome:

FIFTEEN YEARS OF THE MARVEL CINEMATIC UNIVERSE

updated: 
Friday, January 20, 2023 - 9:33am
The Superhero Project: 7th Global Meeting
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, February 28, 2023


FIFTEEN YEARS OF THE MARVEL CINEMATIC UNIVERSE

Friday 25th to Sunday 27th August , 2023.

Bader College, Herstmonceux Castle, East Sussex, UK

 

“That's how Dad did it, that's how America does it…and it's worked out pretty well so far…” - Iron Man (Favreau, 2008)

Beat Studies at the 34th American Literature Association

updated: 
Friday, January 20, 2023 - 9:29am
Beat Studies Association
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 27, 2023

The Beat Studies Association welcomes papers on any aspect of Beat writing, including centennial writers (Philip Whalen, Carolyn Cassidy, and Norman Mailer). Papers on the impact of Beat writers on subsequent writers and on the relevance of countercultural poetics to the current moment will also be welcome. Representations of writers and texts in televisual and cinematic media and ecocritical approaches are also possibilities. Send 100 word abstract, title, and a few lines identifying yourself to John Whalen-Bridge at ellwbj@nus.edu.sg.

The Sea in American Literature - ALA 2023 Boston

updated: 
Thursday, January 19, 2023 - 6:55pm
Jonathan Bayliss Society
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, January 25, 2023

American Literature Association Annual Conference - Boston May 25-28, 2023

 
The Sea in American Literature

deadline for submissions: January 25, 2023

The Jonathan Bayliss Society invites submissions for a panel on The Sea in American Literature. Potential subjects for this panel range from Melville and Richard Henry Dana to Stephen Crane, Robert Lowell, Elizabeth Bishop, Barry Lopez, and Jonathan Bayliss, but others will occur to you as well. Please send abstracts of no more than 250 words to Gary Grieve-Carlson at grieveca@lvc.edu by January 25, 2023. Please indicate if you have AV requirements.

Narrative Form in American Fiction - ALA 2023 Boston

updated: 
Thursday, January 19, 2023 - 6:55pm
Jonathan bayliss Society
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, January 25, 2023

The Jonathan Bayliss Society will sponsor a roundtable panel at the 34th Annual Conference of the American Literature Association, to be held May 25-28, 2023, at the Westin Copley Plaza Hotel in Boston.

Narrative Form in American Fiction

deadline for submissions: January 25, 2023

Call for articles | (Super)Heroes in the 21st-Century American Imagination

updated: 
Wednesday, January 18, 2023 - 4:48am
REDEN journal
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, April 15, 2023

Special dossier | edited by Marica Orrù and Igor Juricevic

A fundamental element of the American imaginary, superhero and heroic narratives have seen a new apogee since the turn of the century. New and old heroes and heroines have populated popular culture, giving rise to a variety of texts that tackle diversity, nostalgia, and the need for imaginaries and narratives that help us deal with the struggles inherent to our current times.

This two-part dossier, co-edited by Marica Orrù and Igor Juricevic, will collect essays on (super)hero figures in twenty-first century US popular culture, with a specific focus on diversity, cross-genre texts, and transmedia representations. 

 

On Poe's Longer Works

updated: 
Tuesday, January 17, 2023 - 10:00pm
Poe Studies Association (session at MLA Convention)
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, March 15, 2023

Call for Papers

MLA 2024 in Philadelphia

On Poe’s Longer Works

 

 

Poe’s theory of effect suggests that literary works should be readable in one sitting, but he published several pieces that are not. Organized and sponsored by the Poe Studies Association, this panel for the 2024 Modern Language Association Convention in Philadelphia will examine Poe’s longer works, including Eureka, Pym, Rodman, and others. (For example, are “The Murders in the Rue Morgue” and “The Mystery of Marie Rogêt” really readable in one sitting? A very long one, perhaps.) We will consider proposals that offer new and engaging readings of any of these longer texts.

13th International Whitman Week & Symposium

updated: 
Tuesday, January 17, 2023 - 9:59pm
Sapienza University of Rome & The Transatlantic Walt Whitman Association
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, March 1, 2023

Founded in Paris in 2007, the Transatlantic Walt Whitman Association (TWWA) invites students, researchers, and Whitman enthusiasts to participate in its 13th annual Whitman Week, consisting of a seminar for students interested in Whitman and Whitman’s poetry, and a symposium bringing together international scholars and graduate students. In 2023, the Whitman Week will take place for the first time in Rome, at Sapienza University of Rome from June 12 to June 17.  

Please view the full Call for Papers on the website: https://whitmanweekrome2023.com/

 

Seminar Structure

Serial, True Crime, and Podcasting’s “Golden Age”

updated: 
Tuesday, January 17, 2023 - 2:09pm
Center for American Literary Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 20, 2023

 

 

Penn State’s Center for American Literary Studies presents

 

Serial, True Crime, and Podcasting’s “Golden Age”

 

Friday, January 20, 2023, Noon–1:00 p.m. EST via Zoom

 

 (Replace) Register here.

https://psu.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_yp7JVVcrR_6cwJknwhZNgg

 

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email

Media, American Culture, and Global Perspective: Images, Ideas, and Illusion

updated: 
Tuesday, January 17, 2023 - 10:38am
Croatian Association for American Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, February 1, 2023

 

Call for Papers

Media, American Culture, and Global Perspective: Images, Ideas, and Illusion

Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Rijeka, Croatia

March 31, 2023

Deadline for submission: January 20, 2023

 

EXTENDED DEADLINE: August Wilson @ ALA 2023 in Boston

updated: 
Monday, January 16, 2023 - 1:12pm
J. Ken Stuckey / August Wilson Society
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, January 25, 2023

The August Wilson

Author Society

of the

American Literature Association

announces its

 

CALL FOR PAPERS

 

for the

34th Annual ALA Conference

May 25-28, 2023

 

The Westin Copley Place

10 Huntington Avenue

Visionary Fictions: Literature and Politics in Public (ASA 2023)

updated: 
Sunday, January 15, 2023 - 3:52pm
American Studies Association
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 20, 2023

“Whenever we try to envision a world without war, without violence, without prisons, without capitalism,” writes Walidah Imarisha, “we are engaging in speculative fiction. All organizing is science fiction.” This panel seeks to bring together critics probing historical, present, and possible future relationships between speculative fiction and social justice. The emergent concept of “visionary fiction,” developed by Imarisha and adrienne maree brown, articulates radical and generative connections between speculation and social movement work.

George Saunders Society, ALA, Boston, MA, May 25-28, 2023

updated: 
Friday, January 13, 2023 - 3:27pm
George Saunders Society
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 13, 2023

The George Saunders Society invites prospective participants for one or two panels at the 2023 American Literature Association conference in Boston, MA, to be held May 25 to 28, 2023. We are interested in presentations on any aspect of George Saunders’s life and work; in this, our fourth year of activity at ALA, we are particularly interested in papers that challenge, complicate, or go beyond the most common (particularly religious, ethical, or new sincericist) readings of the author’s work in the critical literature to this point. The topic is therefore open, but possible approaches might include:

Reproductive Care and Justice: Special Issue of New Area Studies

updated: 
Wednesday, January 11, 2023 - 4:38pm
Rebecca Fraser, Emma Long, University of East Anglia
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, June 30, 2023

Discussions around reproduction in the contemporary era have usually been bound up with debates around abortion rights and pro-life/pro-choice campaigns. From the UK’s proposals to create buffer zones at abortion clinics to prevent protests, to increased legalisation of abortion rights in several Latin American countries over recent years. Yet the conflict between continued restrictions in some countries and the relaxing of abortion laws in others continue to dominate the debate.

"WEST BY NORTHEAST" Canadian Association of American Studies 2023

updated: 
Wednesday, January 11, 2023 - 1:46pm
Canadian Association of American Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 20, 2023

 

 

DEADLINE EXTENDED TO 1/202/2023

CAAS 2023: WEST BY NORTHEAST, 22-24 September 2023

 

“West by Northeast” is an interdisciplinary conference, hosted by Mount Saint Vincent University and the Canadian Association for American Studies. It will take place in Halifax, Nova Scotia in K'jipuktuk, part of Mi'kma'ki, the unceded and ancestral territory of the Mi'kmaq, on 22-24 September 2023.

 

« In space no one can hear you scream, or can they? » A Science fiction panel- FINAL REMINDER

updated: 
Wednesday, January 11, 2023 - 4:02am
Daniele ANDRE, AFEA workshop (French Association of North American Studies)
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 16, 2023

 A Science fiction panel  for the “Voices, Sounds, Noises, Silences” 2023 AFEA Conference

(French Association of North American Studies)

 University of Burgundy, Dijon, France, 24-26 May

 

” In space no one can hear you scream“, or can they? »



DANIÈLE ANDRÉ AND GWENTHALYN ENGÉLIBERT

LA ROCHELLE UNIVERSITY — UNIVERSITY OF WESTERN BRITTANY

Margaret Fuller Society American Literature Association 2023 Conference CFPs

updated: 
Monday, January 9, 2023 - 1:21pm
Margaret Fuller Society
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 22, 2023

The Margaret Fuller Society will sponsor two panels at the 34th Annual Conference of the American Literature Association, to be held 25–28 May 2023 at The Westin Copley Place in Boston. Please help us circulate these calls far and wide across your circles of shared interest.

 

SESSION 1

Foundations for the "World at Large": Women Authors and Their Homes

 

"No home can be healthful in which are not cherished seeds of good for the world at large."

—Margaret Fuller, New-York Tribune, 12 December 1844

 

 

Linguaculture - Special Issue: Genre(s) in Translation (Dec. 2023)

updated: 
Monday, January 9, 2023 - 11:15am
Linguaculture Journal
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, June 30, 2023

LINGUACULTURE, vol. 14, no. 2, December 2023

Issue editors: Sorina Ciobanu & Patricia Rodríguez-Inés

 

Ever since the early days of applied linguistics, LSP studies, and functional approaches, the notion of text genre has been pervasive in translation studies. However, it is only in recent years that generic features and their treatment in translation have gained a more prominent position among the researchers’ interests (e.g. B.J. Woodstein, Translation and Genre, Cambridge University Press, 2022).

Call for Papers: 2023 Dickinson Critical Institute in Amherst

updated: 
Monday, January 9, 2023 - 11:09am
Emily Dickinson International Society
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, February 1, 2023

Graduate students and early career scholars (who have received their degrees in the last eight years) are invited to apply to the Dickinson Critical Institute to take place 1-5 PM on Thursday July 20, 2023, in Amherst, Massachusetts on the day before the Emily Dickinson International Society (EDIS) Annual Meeting. The Critical Institute provides an opportunity for participants to workshop critical essays, chapters, or conference papers in small seminars with established Dickinson scholars. Following these seminars, participants will gather for a large-group discussion of grant and award opportunities, publishing, and other professional development topics.

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