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The Stand, the Original Stephen King Novel and its Adaptations, in the Covid era (PCA/ACA, Stephen King Area, panel/roundtable) (**NEWLY** EXTENDED DEADLINE; AMENDED SUBMISSION GUIDELINES)

updated: 
Saturday, November 28, 2020 - 10:01am
Stephen King Area, Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association (Annual Convention, Boston, Massachusetts, June 2-5, 2021, http://pcaaca.org/area/stephen-king)
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, December 30, 2020

In crises, many of us turn to literature and other forms of popular culture not only for comfort, but for insight, guidance. So it is in the "Covid era," that we have turned to "pandemic literature" and related forms for popular Culture, including Stephen King’s The Stand (1978, 1990) and its adaptations to date (1994, on television, and 2008 and 2012, in comics).

Provocative Parables at the Intersection of the Secular and the Supernatural (PCA/ACA, Philosophy and Culture Area, panel/roundtable)

updated: 
Saturday, November 28, 2020 - 10:00am
Philosophy and Culture Area, Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association (Annual Convention, Boston, Massachusetts, June 2-5, 2021, http://pcaaca.org/area/philosophy-and-culture)
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, December 30, 2020

Synopsis: A number of anniversaries in 2021 — the tenth of the premiere of David Benioff and W.B. Weiss’ television series, Game of Thrones, Tom Perrotta’s novel, The Leftovers, and Terrence Malick’s film, The Tree of Life, and the twentieth of Neil Gaiman’s novel, American Gods — is a provocative occasion for a critical reexamination of these and related parables at the intersection of the secular and the supernatural, in their original formulations and as they have developed subsequently.

Modalities of Fantasy: Reconfiguring Time and Space

updated: 
Wednesday, November 25, 2020 - 2:40am
Language, Literature, and Interdisciplinary Studies (LLIDS)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 15, 2021

CALL FOR PAPERS

Modalities of Fantasy: Reconfiguring Time and Space

CFP ES Review. Spanish Journal of English Studies

updated: 
Monday, November 23, 2020 - 4:52am
Universidad de Valladolid
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, November 30, 2020

The Editorial Board of ES Review. Spanish Journal of English Studies is pleased to announce its Call for Submissions for Issue 41 (2020).

ES Review. Spanish Journal of English Studies, a refereed scientific journal published yearly by the Department of Filología Inglesa at the University of Valladolid, cordially invites submission of original manuscripts in the form of articles and book reviews dealing with all major areas of English Studies.

London's East End: A Short Encyclopedia

updated: 
Sunday, November 22, 2020 - 6:18pm
Kevin A. Morrison
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 31, 2021

Owing to a variety of reasons, a number of entries in London's East End: A Short Encyclopedia (under contract, McFarland) that were initially assigned have now become available. I am currently look for writers in a number of different categories, including people, film and literature, architecture, periodicals, major events, television, music, and art. Entries range from 50-2000 words with most following on the lower end of the spectrum. Interested individuals are urged to contact the editor for a contents list and style guide. A description of the encyclopedia appears below. Established scholars, early career researchers, and advanced graduate students—those who, in a US context, have passed their qualifying exams—are welcome.

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The 2021 ELLAK International Conference "Beyond Pandemics: Reimagining the Humanities and the New Normal"

updated: 
Sunday, November 22, 2020 - 6:18pm
English Language and Literature Association of Korea (ELLAK)
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, June 30, 2021

 

The 2021 ELLAK International Conference

 

“Beyond Pandemics: Reimagining the Humanities and the New Normal”

 

 

- Organized by The English Language and Literature Association of Korea (ELLAK)

- Venue: Korea University, Seoul, South Korea

- Date: December 16-18, 2021

 

The English Language and Literature Association of Korea (ELLAK) is pleased to announce an international conference on “Beyond Pandemics: Reimagining the Humanities and the New Normal” to be held at Korea University, Seoul, South Korea, from December 16 to 18, 2021.

 

Cosmopolitan Strangers in Latina/o Literature and Culture

updated: 
Sunday, November 22, 2020 - 6:16pm
Esther Alvarez Lopez
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 31, 2021

COSMOPOLITAN STRANGERS IN LATINA/O LITERATURE AND CULTURE

This volume sets out to identify and analyze current definitions of the figure of the stranger, as well as ‘rooted’ or ‘vernacular’ cosmopolitanism at work in Latina/o literature with a cosmopolitan outlook that runs counter to discourses that criminalize ‘strangers’. While necessarily examining the workings of xenophobia, racism, gendering and othering in that specific context, we will focus on the alternative processes of interaction, conviviality, and inclusive practices.

Southwest CCL 2021

updated: 
Sunday, November 22, 2020 - 6:15pm
Southwest Conference on Christianity and Literature
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, June 1, 2021

The Department of Languages and Literature and the College of Liberal Arts at Northeastern State University will be hosting the Southwest Conference on Christianity and Literature annual regional meeting on October 15-16, 2021 at Northeastern State University’s campus in Broken Arrow, Oklahoma.

In light of the disruptions in our world created by COVID-19, the working theme for this year’s conference will be “Christian Community” as we begin to rebuild and reestablish communal bonds and seek to understand how our sense of community and the communal have changed in response to the world around us.

Possible paper topics include, but are not limited to:

CFP: 55th Annual Comparative Literature Conference "Outcasts and Outliers in Literature, Music, and Visual Arts"

updated: 
Sunday, November 22, 2020 - 6:15pm
Comparative World Literature, CSULB
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, February 15, 2021

CFP: 55th Annual Comparative Literature Conference

Outcasts and Outliers in Literature, Music, and Visual Arts

Wednesday and Thursday, April 7-8, 2021

 

The Comparative World Literature Program at California State University, Long Beach,

invites abstracts for presentations at its 55th annual conference in Long Beach,

California on the topic of Outcasts and Outliers. In accordance with university policy,

this conference will be virtual. It is the hope of the conference committee that this

REMINDER - Critical Concepts and Readings: English Literature GCSE

updated: 
Friday, November 20, 2020 - 9:24am
Dr Sally O'Gorman and Dr Kate Watson
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, December 15, 2020

Critical Concepts and Readings: English Literature GCSE.

Editors: Dr Kate Watson and Dr Sally O’Gorman

 

This original collection invites teachers and academics to contribute a book chapter on a GCSE text, applying a theory and considering a new and innovative aspect of the literary text.

David Foster Wallace Panels at ALA 2021

updated: 
Thursday, November 19, 2020 - 11:38pm
International David Foster Wallace Society
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 15, 2021

The International David Foster Wallace Society will sponsor two panels at the 32nd annual conference of the American Literature Association in Boston on May 27-30, 2021.

We are seeking submissions related to any aspect of Wallace’s fiction or nonfiction.  Paper topics may include but are not limited to:

ReFocus: The Films of Oliver Stone

updated: 
Thursday, November 19, 2020 - 11:38pm
David Da Silva
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 29, 2021

ReFocus: The Films of Oliver Stone

Call for Chapters: Japanese Horror: New Critical Approaches to History, Narratives and Aesthetics (Additional Chapters) to be published by Rowman & Littlefield

updated: 
Thursday, November 19, 2020 - 11:38pm
Subashish Bhattacharjee
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 3, 2021

Call for Chapters: Japanese Horror: New Critical Approaches to History, Narratives and Aesthetics (Additional Chapters).

deadline for submissions: 

January, 3, 2021

full name / name of organization: 

Subashish Bhattacharjee (Jawaharlal Nehru University), Ananya Saha (Jawaharlal Nehru University) and Fernando Gabriel Pagnoni Berns (Universidad de Buenos Aires, Argentina)

contact email: 

subashishbhattacharjee@gmail.com

 

Food Matters in Literature and Culture

updated: 
Thursday, November 19, 2020 - 11:38pm
Ball State University Digital Literature Review
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 15, 2021

Submissions are now open for the 2020-2021 issue of the Digital Literature Review, “Food Matters in Literature and Culture.” We welcome original, engaging submissions that consider representations of food in literature, film, television, or popular culture. In particular, we are interested in scholarly essays that consider food as a vehicle for exploring issues of inequity and empowerment, including but not limited to race, gender, class, ability, sexuality, and nationality. For example, how does food function as an expression of identity, as well as a common language bridging sociocultural, political, and economic gaps?

Narrating Pakistan: Fiction and Creative Nonfiction

updated: 
Thursday, November 19, 2020 - 11:37pm
Munib Khan and Saeed Ur Rehman / University of Lahore
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 15, 2021

Narrating Pakistan

Call for Pakistani Stories: Fiction and Creative Nonfiction

Deadline: January 15, 2021

 

Cities and Fantasy: Urban Imaginary Across Cultures, 1830–1930 (Edited Volume)

updated: 
Thursday, November 19, 2020 - 11:37pm
Dr. Klaudia Lee and Dr. Sharin Schroeder
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 15, 2021

The long nineteenth century witnessed the rapid expansion and modernization of cities around the globe. It is often also heralded, by critics working with Anglo-American literature, at least, as the starting point for studies of the fantastic. Nonetheless, despite the claims of critics such as Rosemary Jackson and Stephen Prickett that modern fantasy is, in part, a reaction to industrialization,[1] few projects have explored nineteenth- and early-twentieth-century fantasies’ engagement with the urban, and fewer still have attempted to address the intertwinement of fantasy and the city across cultures, a gap this volume seeks to fill.

OMNES: The Journal of Multicultural Society, 11(1)

updated: 
Thursday, November 19, 2020 - 11:37pm
Research institute of Asian women
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, November 30, 2020

 

We are currently accepting manuscripts for OMNES: The Journal of Multicultural Society Vol.11 No.1 that will be published on January 31, 2021. To be considered for the upcoming issue, OMNES 11(1), please submit your manuscript by November 30, 2020.

 

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"Cultural Divides: Bridging Gaps and Making Connections"

updated: 
Thursday, November 19, 2020 - 11:37pm
Humanities Education and Research Association
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 25, 2021

              Humanities Education and Research Association

 HERA

Call for Papers

                                                                                          4-6 March 2021

"Cultural Divides: Bridging Gaps and Making Connections"

1st Virtual Conference

 

Media in America, America in Media Conference

updated: 
Thursday, November 19, 2020 - 11:34pm
Polish Rhetoric Society
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 15, 2021

We invite the submission of abstracts for Media in America, America in Media international conference to be held online on 25-26 March 2021. This is the third edition of a joint effort of the American Studies and Political Science scholars who aim to generate a cross-disciplinary debate that brings together divergent yet complementary voices reflecting on American media environment and America’s portrayals in media across the globe.

The conference Media in America, America in Media addresses a wide variety of topics across the disciplines of media, political science, language and cultural studies. They may include the following themes, among others:

Haunted Shores: Coastlands, Coastal Waters, and the Littoral Gothic

updated: 
Thursday, November 19, 2020 - 11:34pm
Edinburgh Napier University/ University of Birmingham/ University of Bristol
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 31, 2021

Call for Participants

Haunted Shores: Coastlands, Coastal Waters, and the Littoral Gothic

Online symposium: Friday 26th March 2021

We seek participants in an online symposium to explore coasts and shores in the Gothic and to discuss a potential edited volume of essays. At this early stage, we invite proposals for short, 10-15 minute presentations, but would also like to hear from anyone interested in attending or taking part. 

Haunted Shores

CALL FOR PAPERS: SEXUALITY, COVID-19, IRELAND

updated: 
Thursday, November 19, 2020 - 11:34pm
EROSS, Dublin City University
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, December 7, 2020

CALL FOR PAPERS: COVID-19 IRELAND

 

This volume presents different facets of the existing dialogue between COVID-19 and cultural memory in Ireland from a plural set of disciplines and perspectives, including agency, arts, politics, health, and society. This publication is looking at the global COVID-19 crisis and its significant effects on the dynamics of Irish society, the economic and political order, and the Arts.

 

Victorian Ecologies

updated: 
Thursday, November 19, 2020 - 11:34pm
Victorian Network
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, February 28, 2021

CfP: Victorian Ecologies

 

Victorian Network is an open-access, MLA-indexed, peer-reviewed journal dedicated to publishing and promoting the best work across the broad field of Victorian Studies by postgraduate students and early career academics. We are delighted to announce that our fourteenth issue (2021) on the theme of “Victorian Ecologies” will be guest edited by Elizabeth Miller (UC Davis).

William Golding: Beyond Good and Evil

updated: 
Thursday, November 19, 2020 - 11:33pm
Arabella Currie and Bradley Osborne, University of Exeter
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, February 7, 2021

William Golding: Beyond Good and Evil

Call for Papers and Expressions of Interest

 

We are excited to announce a virtual symposium on the work of William Golding to be held in the spring of 2021 (8th April). We would like to invite all those who are interested in Golding to participate through critical and/or creative responses to his writing, and are particularly keen to hear from emerging scholars and those whose voices have seldom been heard in Golding criticism.

 

Gender Cultures: Essays in Identity & Expression

updated: 
Thursday, November 19, 2020 - 11:33pm
Subhadeep Paul & Goutam Majhi
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, February 7, 2021

Gender Cultures: Essays in Identity & Expression

(Eds: Subhadeep Paul & Goutam Majhi)

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

updated: 
Thursday, November 19, 2020 - 11:30pm
Southwest Popular/American Culture Association
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, December 1, 2020

CALL FOR PAPERS DEADLINE EXTENDED

Children’s/Young Adult Culture

Southwest Popular / American Culture Association (SWPACA)

Submission Deadline EXTENDED: December 1, 2020

42nd Annual Conference, Week of February 22-27, 2021

http://www.southwestpca.org

For the 2021 Conference, SWPACA is going virtual! Due to concerns regarding COVID-19, we will be holding our annual conference completely online this year. We hope you will join us for exciting papers, discussions, and the experience you’ve come to expect from Southwest.

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