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Wilson College Humanities Conference--The Animal Turn

updated: 
Sunday, November 13, 2022 - 6:03pm
Wendell Smith/Wilson College's M.A. in Humanities
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 16, 2023

 

 

Wilson College Humanities Conference

Theme: The Animal Turn

Saturday, February 25, 2023: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. EST
Held in the Brooks Complex of Wilson College in Chambersburg, PA
Sponsored by Wilson College’s M.A. in Humanities Program

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

updated: 
Tuesday, November 8, 2022 - 7:32am
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)

Severed Limbs and Monstrous Appetites: (Re)Defining Fairy-Tale Horror from the Seventeenth Century to the Present

updated: 
Friday, November 4, 2022 - 10:48am
Alessandro Cabiati / Literature journal
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, November 30, 2022

Severed Limbs and Monstrous Appetites: (Re)Defining Fairy-Tale Horror from the Seventeenth Century to the Present 

A Special Issue of Literature (ISSN 2410-9789)

This Special Issue of Literature invites proposals for essays that investigate the subject of ‘fairy-tale horror’ in its various forms and iterations, from its educational function as a vehicle of rightful punishment in traditional fairy tales to the contemporary questioning of the boundaries between the genres of fairy tale and horror, in literature as well as in other media. 

Please read the full Call for Papers and Manuscript Submission Information.

EXTENSION to November 14: CFP Children's/Young Adult Culture at SWPACA

updated: 
Monday, October 31, 2022 - 3:31pm
Southwest Popular/American Culture Association
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, November 14, 2022

Call for Papers

CHILDREN’S/YA CULTURE

Southwest Popular / American Culture Association (SWPACA)

 

44th Annual Conference, February 22-25, 2023

Marriott Albuquerque

Albuquerque, New Mexico

http://www.southwestpca.org

 

EXTENDED Proposal submission deadline: November 14, 2022

 

Pippi to Ripley: Gender, Sexuality and Popular Culture

updated: 
Wednesday, October 26, 2022 - 9:52pm
Katharine Kittredge
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 15, 2023

Keynote:

Michelle Ann Abate, Ohio State University

 "Funny Girls: The Forgotten History of Feisty Young Female Characters in Classic American Comics"

SINDIWE MAGONA 2023: SCHOLARLY CONFERENCE

updated: 
Wednesday, October 26, 2022 - 9:33pm
Georgia State University
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, December 31, 2022

This conference is hybrid in nature and welcomes participants who can present in person at Georgia State in Atlanta or virtually, from their home institution or their own home. This structure is intended to create a diverse conference group, with attendees from multiple locations around the world. Virtual attendees are encouraged to consider putting together a panel or a round table of presenters from their own institution; in that way, that institution can function as an international hub for the conference. Sindiwe Magona 2023: Literary Reflections on Contemporary Issues in South Africa and Beyond

Call for Contributions Edited Volume "Women Who Write Animals"

updated: 
Sunday, October 23, 2022 - 4:57pm
Lorraine Kerslake / University of Alicante
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 23, 2022

Contributions are sought for a volume that seeks to rethink and recover the history and future of English-speaking female authors who wrote about animals (as scientists, popularizers, storytellers, novelists and poets) from the late eighteenth to the early twenty-first century. We seek to explore the question of how female writers conceive nature and represent animals from a feminist perspective by examining their role in the reconstruction of nature and looking at how they represent non-human animals and their/our relationship with them. The collection aims to pay tribute to what Anglophone female writers did in the name of nature and local wildlife by recovering their contributions and reviewing history.

Inclusive Fantasy

updated: 
Sunday, October 23, 2022 - 4:37pm
Camille D. G. Mustachio, McFarland and Company
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 9, 2022

The vast worlds of fantasy fiction often mirror our own. Through this mirror, readers may reflect on their values when they see real-world problems staged in speculative spaces. As a result, fantasy has the power to open the boundaries of pedagogy for today’s students, especially when learning through a Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) lens. This ground-breaking, edited essay collection published by McFarland and Company will take two crucial paths: one that celebrates critical analyses educators and scholars can use to empower students and readers, and another that inspires fans and gamers to be more civically engaged with the texts they consume and communities they inhabit.

 

“Pulp Fiction” conference

updated: 
Sunday, October 23, 2022 - 4:19pm
Bar Ilan University
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 16, 2023

Invitation for papers for the “Pulp Fiction” conference

To be held on 31 May‒1 June 2023, the conference treats the relationship between society and culture with a focus on popular/commercial literature—romantic novels, romantic detective fiction, young adult literature, children’s literature, science fiction, fantasy, spy novels, light erotica, historical novels, noir fiction, comics, digital poetry, fan fiction, chick lit, etc. For academic faculty and graduate/post-graduate students interested in literature, books, and popular literature in higher-learning institutions, libraries, educational systems, etc. We invite proposals for lectures or panel sessions.

Objectives

General Call for Papers

updated: 
Monday, October 17, 2022 - 10:36pm
Language, Literature, and Interdisciplinary Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, November 30, 2022

Language, Literature, and Interdisciplinary Studies (LLIDS), an open-access peer-reviewed academic e-journal, invites original and unpublished research papers and book reviews from various interrelated disciplines including, but not limited to, literature, philosophy, psychology, anthropology, history, sociology, law, ecology, environmental science, and economics.

Comics Arts Conference WonderCon

updated: 
Thursday, October 13, 2022 - 9:07am
Comics Arts Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, December 1, 2022

The Comics Arts Conference is now accepting 100- to 200-word abstracts for papers, presentations, and panels taking a critical or historical perspective on comics (juxtaposed images in sequence) for a meeting of scholars and professionals at WonderCon, in Anaheim, CA, March 24–26, 2023.  We seek proposals from a broad range of disciplinary and theoretical perspectives and welcome the participation of academic and independent scholars.  We also encourage the involvement of professionals from all areas of the comics industry, including creators, editors, publishers, retailers, distributors, and journalists.  The CAC at WonderCon is presently scheduled to take place in person and does not accept virtual submissions.  The CAC is designed to bring together com

GIFCon 2023: Boundaries and Margins in Fantasy

updated: 
Monday, October 10, 2022 - 12:51pm
Centre for Fantasy and the Fantastic, University of Glasgow
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 6, 2023

Boundaries and Margins in Fantasy 

10th - 12th May 2023

University of Glasgow Online Conference

The Centre for Fantasy and the Fantastic is pleased to announce a call for papers for Glasgow International Fantasy Conversations (GIFCon) 2023 with the theme of 'Boundaries and Margins'. 

Defying Death: Immortality and Rebirth in the Fantastic

updated: 
Monday, October 10, 2022 - 12:50pm
Inklings Society for Literature and Aesthetics
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, January 31, 2023

In fantasy and science fiction, death, immortality and rebirth are topics that feature frequently, elucidating that the loss of life and the questions of how it might be prevented or reversed are at the centre of human concern. These questions also constitute an essential focal point of the works of the Oxford Inklings, particularly Tolkien and Lewis.

Play and Playthings in South Asian Children’s Literature

updated: 
Monday, October 10, 2022 - 12:49pm
Titas Bose
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, October 31, 2022

Children’s literature and material cultures of childhood have always enjoyed a long-standing relationship. In Anglocentric contexts, it is well studied how toymakers and children’s book editors worked hand-in-hand during the “Golden age of children’s literature” to construct a joint children’s market for books and toys (Masaki 2016; Field 2019). However, even though playing, with its various aesthetic, pedagogic, material and cultural meanings, constitutes an important element of South Asian children’s book cultures as well, this phenomenon has remained rather understudied in the academy. 

Edited Collection: Cancer in Young Adult Literature

updated: 
Wednesday, October 5, 2022 - 1:43pm
Stephen Zimmerly / University of Indianapolis
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, December 31, 2022

Edited Collection: Cancer in Young Adult Literature

 

Deadline for Submission:

December 31, 2022

 

Full Name/Name of Organization:

Stephen M. Zimmerly, University of Indianapolis

 

Contact Email:

zimmerlys@uindy.edu

 

Narrative:

 

“Tolkien’s Animals” a special issue of Journal of Tolkien Research

updated: 
Tuesday, September 13, 2022 - 1:36pm
Journal of Tolkien Research
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 23, 2023

UPDATED 09/13/2022 The Journal of Tolkien Research seeks to publish a special issue building on and expanding beyond the successful 2022 ICMS at Kalamazoo paper session, “Tolkien & the Medieval Animal.” This special issue, “Tolkien’s Animals,” seeks articles from a variety of theoretical perspectives, addressing a wide range of animals, and not necessarily connected with medieval conceptions.  Article drafts must be submitted DIRECTLY TO Kris Swank, at kris.swank@signumu.org by end of day on January 23, 2023.

YA that Doesn't Need to Come of Age

updated: 
Friday, September 9, 2022 - 10:41am
Panel at NeMLA 2023, March 23-26 in Niagra Falls, NY
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 30, 2022

Deadline coming up! This panel seeks to explore young adult novels that depart from the coming of age story for teen protagonists, and the progressive ways that they can position their main characters as already actors with agency in the world. For instance, in recent young adult novels by Darcie Little Badger Elatsoe and A Snake Falls to Earth, the protagonists are already respected by their parents and they’re asexual. They don’t need to rebel against their authority figures or have sexual awakenings. In the tradition of Nancy Drew novels, in The Box in the Woods by Maureen Johnson, the protagonist is already known as a teen sleuth and has an established boyfriend.

The Routledge Handbook of Trans Literature

updated: 
Friday, September 2, 2022 - 12:26am
Routledge Literature Handbooks
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, September 1, 2022

Chapter proposals are invited for The Routledge Handbook of Trans Literature (hereafter simply The Handbook), to be published within the series Routledge Literature Handbooks in 2023. Interested authors should submit a 300-word abstract, a 200-word biography, and a sample of a previously published chapter or article to the Dropbox folder at https://bit.ly/Routledge_Handbook_of_Trans_Literature no later than September 1, 2022.

Islands

updated: 
Tuesday, August 30, 2022 - 11:25am
Children's Literature Association
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 30, 2022

The International Committee of the Children’s Literature Association has chosen to alternate its annual panels between specific geographic focal points and themes that encourage transnational discussions. In conjunction with the 2022 ChLA conference, we hosted a themed virtual panel on “Dreams in Children’s and Young Adult Literature.” For the 2023 ChLA annual conference to be held in Bellevue, Washington from June 15 to 17, we seek paper proposals with a focus on “Islands.” We are interested in studies of islands, archipelagos, and waterways – literal and metaphoric – in children’s and young adult literature.

Issues In Popular and Children’s Literature

updated: 
Thursday, August 25, 2022 - 9:24am
DR VINEET KUMAR/SGT UNIVERSITY GURUGRAM,HARYANA,INDIA
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, December 31, 2022

Dear all,

 

Authentic, scholarly, and unpublished chapters are invited from academician for publication in a book on Issues in Popular and Children’s Literature. The book will be published with an ISBN. Authors are requested to strictly follow the submission guidelines. Contributors can submit in the areas of drama, prose, poetry, fictional and non-fictional work of art broadly based on the works and writers from Children’s Literature.

We would charge no publication fee. The soft copy of the printed book shall be sent to the contributors after publication. They can buy the book from the publisher at discounted price if they want in hard copy.

 

Fairy Tales: A Global Inclusive Interdisciplinary Conference

updated: 
Tuesday, August 9, 2022 - 9:57am
Progressive Connexions
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 16, 2022

Fairy Tales
A Global Inclusive Interdisciplinary Conference

Sunday 19th March 2023 - Monday 20th March 2023
Prague, Czech Republic

Young Adult Literature and Culture (In-Person panel Aug.15 or when filled)

updated: 
Wednesday, August 3, 2022 - 9:11am
Melanie A. Marotta / Pacific and Ancient Modern Language Association (PAMLA 2022 Conference)
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, August 15, 2022

This session is open to all papers that explore some aspect of Young Adult literature and/or culture. The panel is particularly interested in papers attuned to some facet of the conference theme, " Geographies of the Fantastic and the Quotidian.” How does space impact YA literature and/or culture? How is the Anthropocene represented in YA fantasy? Further, presentations that examine diverse voices in literature and media are encouraged. This panel welcomes submissions about young adult literature, film, television, etc. Feel free to submit an abstract pertaining to the conference theme or otherwise.

No Publication Fees: CALL FOR PAPERS Volume (3), Issue (4), October 2022

updated: 
Tuesday, August 2, 2022 - 10:33am
Badr University in Cairo School of Linguistics and Translation Transcultural Journal for Humanities and Social Sciences (TJHSS)
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, October 1, 2022

We invite you to submit your manuscript to Transcultural Journal for Humanities and Social Sciences (TJHSS): Volume (3), Issue (4), October 2022. The Journal is an open access published by Badr University in Cairo, BUC and indexed in EKB and in MLA and obtained the highest score (7 out of 7) in the recent evaluation of the Supreme Council of  Egyptian Universities. The journal publishes written manuscripts in various languages: English, Italian, German, Spanish, French, Chinese, and Arabic.

Ursula K. Le Guin's Marvelous Medievalism

updated: 
Monday, July 25, 2022 - 12:55pm
The Centre for Fantasy and the Fantastic, University of Glasgow
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, September 15, 2022

The Call for Papers for the 58th International Congress on Medieval Studies in Kalamazoo, Michigan, USA (May 11–May 13, 2023) is now open. Proposals of papers and contributions to roundtables are due Sept. 15, 2022. The Centre for Fantasy and the Fantastic, University of Glasgow, is sponsoring the following session: Ursula K. Le Guin's Marvelous MedievalismContact: Kristine A. SwankModality: In person (in Kalamazoo, MI) Ursula K. Le Guin (1929–2018) left an unparalleled legacy of masterworks in science fiction and fantasy. Several of her imagined worlds were founded upon or enriched by global medieval influences from Europe, Asia, North & South America.

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