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The Frankfurt School in the US Today: The Intellectual Heritage of War Refugees (NeMLA 2022)

updated: 
Wednesday, September 1, 2021 - 3:11pm
Williams Rothvoss-Buchheimer, Heidelberg University
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, September 30, 2021

Max Horkheimer, Theodor W. Adorno, Erich Fromm and Herbert Marcuse - to name just a few intellectuals associated with the Frankfurt School who (by moving their institute from Frankfurt to Columbia University) fled Nazi Germany to the US - have all had far-reaching influence on intellectual circles during the war and post-war era.
But they are also still - and one is inclined to say even more so - significant today, as they have shaped American thought and are to this day nurturing discussions and analyses in a wide range of intellectual fields. Past and current theoreticians like Fredric Jameson or Judith Butler are greatly indebted to the heritage of thinkers like Adorno or Benjamin (who died in exil before he could reach the US).

Vampire Studies (2022 PCA/ACA National Conference)

updated: 
Wednesday, September 1, 2021 - 3:10pm
Popular Culture Association
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, November 15, 2021

The Vampire Studies Area of the PCA welcomes papers, presentations, panels, and roundtable discussions that cover all aspects of the vampire as it appears throughout global culture. This year's conference will be held April 13-16 in Seattle, WA.

This year the Vampire Community celebrates the centenary of Nosferatu: A Symphony of Horror.  We welcome papers, panel presentations, or creative pieces about this classic genre defining film.  As well as this broad theme we also welcome papers, presentations, and panels that cover any of the following:

      The Non-Western Vampire (i.e. Black, Asian, Latino/a/x, African)

      The Horror Vampire Byronic vs Hedonistic, or Horror vs Romantic

CFP Humanities Bulletin 4.2, Nov. 2021

updated: 
Wednesday, September 1, 2021 - 2:58pm
London Academic Publishing, UK
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, October 25, 2021

Humanities Bulletin - Call for papers
Submission Deadline: October 25, 2021
Vol. 4, No. 2 - November, 2021

ISSN 2517-4266

Humanities Bulletin is a multidisciplinary peer-reviewed Journal which features original studies and reviews in the various branches of Humanities, including History, Literature, Philosophy, Arts.
This journal is not allied with any specific school of thinking or cultural tradition; instead, it encourages dialogue between ideas and people with different points of view. Our aim is to bring together different international scholars, in order to promote the dialogue between cultures, ideas and new academic researches.
The Journal is hosted by London Academic Publishing, London, UK.

Locations and Landscapes in Weird and Horror Fiction

updated: 
Wednesday, September 1, 2021 - 2:54pm
Northeastern Modern Language Association (nemla)
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, September 30, 2021

Landscapes, scenery, architecture, and locations are integral to the study of horror in fiction-- and yet, one might point out that they rarely recieve as much emphasis or attention as monsters that live within them. This panel is for these forgotten landscapes of horror and "weird" fiction--a place to observe and recognize the importance or triteness of the haunted house trope, the mysterious ineffability of Lovecraftian underwater temples, or the aged spirituality of Dracula's castle. This panel seeks to turn the paradigm of antagonist-focused readings of texts on its head, and start understanding place and location itself as a tangible and critical piece in the inculcation of horror.

Call for Journal Submission

updated: 
Wednesday, September 1, 2021 - 2:44pm
Center for American Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, May 30, 2022

                                                             China-US Journal of Humanities

                                                                          Call for Papers

Mari Sandoz Scholar Award

updated: 
Wednesday, September 1, 2021 - 2:43pm
Mari Sandoz Heritage Society
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, July 31, 2022

The Mari Sandoz Heritage Society encourages research on Mari Sandoz and her work by offering an annual research award of $1,000 for proposals that emphasize new insights on Sandoz or new approaches to her life and work. Topics to consider include: feminism; American Indian topics; environmental issues; activism. The award recipient will present the research at the Mari Sandoz Symposium at Chadron State College in Chadron, Nebraska, held annually during the fall. One award of $1,000 will be disbursed in two payments: An initial payment of $500 will be presented with award notification to the recipient and an announcement. The balance of $500 will be paid the following year when the research is completed and presented at the symposium.

American Literature

updated: 
Wednesday, September 1, 2021 - 2:43pm
Popular Culture Association
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, November 15, 2021

Popular Culture Association Call for Papers: American Literature

The American Literature Area of the Popular Culture Association/American Literature Association invites submissions for our National Conference in Seattle.

Southern Ecologies, Southern Capital: The Making and Unmaking of the (Non)Human World (SSSL Panel 2022)****Extended Deadline

updated: 
Wednesday, August 25, 2021 - 2:47pm
The Society for the Study of Southern Literature 2022
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 10, 2021

*Deadline Extended to 9/10*

Panel for The Society for the Study of Southern Literature 2022. 

The conference will take place February 17-20, 2022 in Atlanta, Georgia. This is a hybrid conference with virtual attendance available.

 

Southern Ecologies, Southern Capital: 

The Making and Unmaking of the (Non)Human World

Du Bois's Reconstruction of Language (C19 2022)

updated: 
Tuesday, August 24, 2021 - 10:29am
Thomas W. Howard
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 10, 2021

Writing about the reception of his essay collection The Souls of Black Folk (1904), W. E. B. Du Bois describes the text as a simultaneous mixture of clear messages and irreconcilable ambiguity. “A clear central message it has conveyed to most readers,” he claims, “but around this center there has lain a penumbra of vagueness and half-veiled allusion.” The difficulty, Du Bois suggests, comes from Souls’s attempt to reconstruct affect into language: “to translate the finer feelings of men into words.” Scholars frequently identify these fragments of affect and vagueness as part of Du Bois’s poetic style.

CFP Spring 2022 Issue: Journal of American Studies of Turkey (Deadline: December 31, 2021)

updated: 
Tuesday, August 24, 2021 - 4:57am
American Studies Association of Turkey
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 31, 2021

An international biannual print and on-line publication of the American Studies Association of Turkey, the Journal of American Studies of Turkey operates with a double-blind peer review system and publishes work (in English) on American literature, history, art, music, film, popular culture, institutions, politics, economics, geography and related subjects. The Editorial Board welcomes articles which cross conventional borders between academic disciplines, as well as comparative studies of America and other cultures. The Journal of American Studies of Turkey is indexed in the MLA International Bibliography, TÜBİTAK/ULAKBİM TR Dizin, and the Classificazione ANVUR delle riviste scientifiche (Italy).

American Writers in Paris: Then and Now

updated: 
Monday, August 23, 2021 - 5:19pm
Ferdâ Asya
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, September 30, 2021

I am inviting original essays on the literary works written by American writers, who have lived in Paris from the 1800s to the present, for a book tentatively titled American Writers in Paris: Then and Now.

Although American expatriate literature in Paris is typified by the Lost Generation or the Jazz Age of the 1920s, Americans show a distinct presence in Paris from Jefferson to the Jazz Age and from the Jazz Age to the present. Lifting social repressions, liberating artistic expressions, alleviating psychological ailments, inspiring artistic creations, enriching personal experiences, or enhancing economic standards at different times of history, Paris has turned out to be an alternative abode to live and write for American writers.

Literary Geographies: Space, Place, and Environments

updated: 
Sunday, August 22, 2021 - 10:03pm
Conference on Christianity & Literature, April 7-9, 2022 (Biola University, La Mirada, CA)
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, November 15, 2021

Literary Geographies: Space, Place, and Environments

Biola University

La Mirada, CA

April 7–9, 2022

 

“All theology is rooted in geography.”

—Eugene H. Peterson, Under the Unpredictable Plant: an Exploration in Vocational Holiness

 

Conversations across the Arts: Adaptations in the Long Eighteenth Century

updated: 
Friday, August 20, 2021 - 2:26pm
ASECS 2022 (Baltimore, 31 Mar.-2 Apr. 2022)
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, September 15, 2021

When we talk about the eighteenth-century and adaptation, we frequently talk about adaptations of eighteenth-century literature and art, often into film. Yet adaptation was a common practice during the eighteenth century as well.

CFP: Theatrical Reconstructions (c19 conference, 2022)

updated: 
Friday, August 20, 2021 - 2:26pm
C19
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, September 8, 2021

Theatrical Reconstructions (Proposed Panel)

 

C19 CONFERENCE

March 31-April 2

 

Panel Organizers:

 

Michael D’Alessandro, Duke University

Brian D. Valencia, Florida International University

 

Extended deadline | Science and Tech in 21st-Century US Popular Culture (hybrid format conference)

updated: 
Friday, August 20, 2021 - 9:32am
PopMeC Association for US Popular Culture Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, August 31, 2021

Popularizing STEM: Science and Technology in 21st-Century US Popular Culture 

15-19 November 2021 (virtual conference, one day on site if feasible)

Confirmed keynotes: Gerry Canavan, Charles Adler, Stina Attebery, André Brock, Emily Cox-Palmer-White, J. Jesse Ramírez. [on-site activities would be streamed virtually and include two keynotes and workshops on biology-related comics, graphic medicine, and science dissemination in drag]

Conference page: https://www.popmec.com/stem-conference/

 

Esotericism, Magic, and Occultism at Southwest Popular/American Culture Association Feb 23-26, 2022, Albuquerque, New Mexico

updated: 
Wednesday, August 18, 2021 - 1:15pm
Southwest Popular/American Culture Association
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, October 31, 2021

Call for Papers

ESOTERICISM, OCCULTISM, AND MAGIC

Southwest Popular / American Culture Association (SWPACA)

43rdt Annual Conference, February 23-26, 2022

Hyatt Regency Hotel & Conference Center

Albuquerque, New Mexico

http://www.southwestpca.org

Submissions open on August 1, 2021

Proposal submission deadline: October 31, 2021

 

Call for Submissions: The Concord Saunterer: A Journal of Thoreau Studies

updated: 
Wednesday, August 18, 2021 - 10:51am
The Thoreau Society
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, March 1, 2022

Call for Submissions: The Journal of the Thoreau Society, The Concord Saunterer

Special Issue: Other than Thoreau: Nineteenth-Century African American Nature Writers 

I thought of the fishes of the water, the fowls of the air, the wild beasts of the forests, all appeared to be free, to go where they pleased, and I was an unhappy slave.

Henry Bibb, Narrative of the Life and Adventures of Henry Bibb, an American Slave (1849)

Technology and Carson McCullers

updated: 
Wednesday, August 18, 2021 - 10:46am
Carson McCullers Society/ Society for the Study of Southern Literature
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, August 23, 2021

 Technology and Carson McCullers

Session Proposal for the Society for the Study of Southern Literature (SSSL) 2022 Hybrid Conference

February 17-20, 2022, Atlanta, GA

Essays on Police and Policing in 21st Century Film and Television

updated: 
Wednesday, August 18, 2021 - 10:41am
University of Southern Queensland
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, October 15, 2021

CALL FOR PAPERS: Essays on Police and Policing in 21st Century Film and Television

The Black Lives Matter movement, the trial and conviction of Derek Chauvin,  calls to defund the police, the prominence in the media of killer police such as Joseph James DeAngelo are recent manifestations of intense and even unprecedented levels of media attention on policing at interlocking points of race, inequality, social justice and political agendas.  Equally, exciting cross-disciplinary engagement between fields of justice studies, criminology, cultural studies and popular culture are increasingly opening up.

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