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V International Congress of Fantastic Genre, Audiovisuals and New Technologies

updated: 
Thursday, July 28, 2022 - 8:07am
FANTAELX
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, October 7, 2022

V INTERNATIONAL CONGRESS ON FANTASTIC GENRE, AUDIOVISUALS AND NEW TECHNOLOGIES

The International Congress of Fantastic Genre, Audiovisuals and New Technologies is an activity of scientific and academic dissemination that is part of Elche International Fantastic Film Festival – FANTAELX, with the collaboration of the Miguel Hernández University.

Its mission is to disseminate research studies within the different thematic lines of the Fantastic Genre, covering all its possible variants and platforms: cinema, television, theatre, literature, comics, videogames, virtual reality, plastic arts, etc.

PARTICIPATION

Latin American borderlands: new perspectives on history and culture

updated: 
Wednesday, July 27, 2022 - 7:05pm
Missouri State
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 30, 2022

Latin American frontiers have been approached from multiple perspectives but the canonical all-encompassing studies, Hennessy’s The Frontier in Latin American History and David Weber’s and Jane Rausch’s edited collection on the same topic, were published decades ago. They could and should be reviewed in light of new developments, both in academia and in the real world (or say politics, culture and the economy). This collective effort will offer a fresh take on Latin American frontiers, understood mainly but not only historically and in the sense of undetermined borderlands, be it between nation-states or within the political boundaries of a single nation-state.

“The Failure of Knowledge – Knowledges of Failure”: an International Conference

updated: 
Tuesday, July 26, 2022 - 1:20pm
Research Network "The Failure of Knowledge - Knowledges of Failure"
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, September 18, 2022

“The Failure of Knowledge – Knowledges of Failure”: an International Conference (In-Person Event)

May 4-6, 2023, University of Mannheim (Germany)

Confirmed Keynote Speakers: Jack Halberstam (Columbia University), Heather Houser (University of Texas at Austin)

Call for Papers

CFP: Politics, Civic Life, and Pop Culture Area for #NEPCA2022

updated: 
Monday, July 25, 2022 - 1:02pm
Northeast Popular Culture Association (NEPCA)
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, August 1, 2022

CFP: Politics, Civic Life, and Pop Culture Area for #NEPCA2022
October 20-22, 2022 / NORTHEAST POPULAR CULTURE ASSOCIATION

Thursday, October 20-Saturday, October 22, 2022 (Virtual)
Proposal due: August 1, 2022
Papers for the Politics, Civic Life and Culture area of NEPCA explore the role of political actors, institutions, ideology, rhetoric, and satire in popular culture. Topics and themes may be drawn from all policy domains – both foreign and domestic.

2022 Special topics and themes:

Call for chapter proposals on Celebrity Politics

updated: 
Monday, July 25, 2022 - 1:01pm
Swapna Gopinath, Ramna Walia, Rutuja Deshmukh
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 30, 2022

Call for chapter proposals

Title: Mediated Cultures, Political Discourses, and the Celebrity: Perspectives from India

 

Edited by Swapna Gopinath, Ramna Walia, and Rutuja Deshmukh

Email: celebritypoliticscfp@gmail.com

 

The (Post)Medieval Imaginary

updated: 
Monday, July 25, 2022 - 1:00pm
Dr. Grace Catherine Greiner
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, September 15, 2022

The (Post)Medieval Imaginary
58th International Congress on Medieval Studies
May 11-13, 2023

CALL FOR PAPERS

This virtual ICMS session encourages participants to consider constructions of the medieval past in the Middle Ages and after, particularly as manifested in the interactions between the medieval(ist) literature, historiography, and/or material culture of postmedieval periods. Juxtaposing papers that engage with one or more historical periods, this session will reopen debates about the problems and possibilities of periodization while illuminating how medievalists and postmedieval scholars can productively collaborate across period boundaries.

Call for Book Chapters: “Communities Falling Apart: Continuities and Changes in Multicultural Settlements”

updated: 
Monday, July 25, 2022 - 12:57pm
Vernon Press
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, November 30, 2022

Multiculturalism is arguably a fundamental aspect of contemporary western society that has garnered diverse reception. It has been the source of diversity (positive) and social disunity (negative). Multiculturalism stands as the most recent development of race relations in ethnic studies; therefore, to study the contemporary theory of race, it is vital to consider cultural diversity as a constitutive aspect of that theory. Multiculturalism is not only a descriptive or even normative concept; instead, it is more appropriate to consider it as a pragmatic concept.

On the Mundane--Performance Research Journal

updated: 
Monday, July 25, 2022 - 12:56pm
Eero Laine
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, September 5, 2022

CFPVolume 28, Issue 3 - On the Mundane

Deadline: 5 September 2022

https://www.performance-research.org/editorial-callsforsubmissions.php

 

Issue Editors: 

Sozita Goudouna, Goldsmiths, University of London

Eleni Kolliopoulou, University of Peloponnese

Eero Laine, State University of New York at Buffalo

Kristen Lewis, Osgoode Hall Law School and Gull Cry Dance

Rumen Rachev, Auckland University of Technology

 

Shakespeare and Religion

updated: 
Monday, July 25, 2022 - 12:54pm
Vernon Press
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, October 15, 2022

 

This is a call for chapters for an edited collection of essays on religion and Shakespeare. Papers may explore various powerful aspects of religion in the plays but should combine close analysis with historical documentation, originality with rigor.

Muslim Women, Mobility, and Subjectivity (NeMLA's 54th Annual Convention 2023, Niagara Falls, NY, USA)

updated: 
Monday, July 25, 2022 - 12:53pm
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 30, 2022

The 2023 NeMLA conference theme is RESILIENCE, an anchor term for critical and creative work that explores how we bear up under trauma, counter ableism, redress social and racial marginalization, environmental destruction, and how we celebrate bodily, cognitive, and neurological difference, access silenced voices, recover from the pandemic, and struggle to save the humanities, and humanity itself from the maw of neoliberalism.  

Leon Edel Prize

updated: 
Monday, July 25, 2022 - 12:50pm
Henry James Review
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, November 1, 2022

The Leon Edel Prize is awarded annually for the best essay on Henry James by a beginning scholar.  The prize carries with it an award of $300, and the prize-winning essay will be published in HJR.

The competition is open to applicants who have not held a full-time academic appointment for more than four years. Independent scholars and graduate students are encouraged to apply.

Essays should be 20-30 pages (including notes), original, and not under submission elsewhere or previously published.  Please send the manuscript in Microsoft Word format.

Send electronic submissions to: hjamesr@creighton.edu

Looking Back on Haiti: Reexploration and Rewriting in a Diasporic Perspective

updated: 
Monday, July 25, 2022 - 12:49pm
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 30, 2022

NeMLA 2023: Niagara Falls, NY. March 23-26, 2023.

In the second half of the 20th century, Haitian society has been profoundly impacted by massive waves of exile provoked by the collective trauma of the Duvaliers dictatorships and epitomized by the internationally recognizable image of the "boat people". On the literary scene, the resulting Haitian diaspora, in North America and elsewhere, has found ways to maintain connections with the native land, reminiscing on childhood memories, revisiting Haiti both physically and metaphorically, and engaging with their shared history, myths, and traditions.

Global Atomic Horror: Fears of Nuclear Power in Gothic Literature, Film and Media

updated: 
Monday, July 25, 2022 - 12:49pm
Laura Hubner, Abigail Whittall
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, October 21, 2022

CALL FOR CHAPTER PROPOSALS

Global Atomic Horror: Fears of Nuclear Power in Gothic Literature, Film and Media

 

Overview

We invite chapter proposals for an edited volume of critical essays on horrific and Gothic representations of nuclear power. Proposals are welcome from both new and established scholars. Interest in the volume has been expressed by Palgrave Macmillan for their Gothic book series. Edited by Professor Laura Hubner (University of Winchester) and Dr Abigail Whittall (University for the Creative Arts).

Disobedient Lives, Disorderly Archives: Social Justice Agency in Archival Spaces and Arts

updated: 
Monday, July 25, 2022 - 12:44pm
Jessica Lowell Mason and Nicole Crevar
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 30, 2022

Abstract: This roundtable will bring together scholars interested in developing and studying archives that push the boundaries of what we consider the archive. At the roundtable, through our work, we will consider questions that arise within archival practices and arts, such as: what constitutes or counts as an archive, what kinds of archival delineations should be drawn, pushed back against, or ruptured, and, perhaps most importantly, what is or should be the role of the archive in combating systemic injustice and advancing social justice?

International Conference 'Touring Travel Writing II: Between Fact and Fiction'

updated: 
Monday, July 25, 2022 - 12:43pm
CETAPS (Nova University)
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, July 31, 2022

As indicated by the number in its title, this conference is the second in a series
focused on travel writing studies.The first one, which took place in 2019,
celebrated the 300th anniversary ofthe publication of Robinson Crusoe (1719)
and its literarylegacy.This second edition will celebrate the 100th anniversary
of James Joyce’s modernist novel Ulysses (1922), which chronicles the
itinerary of Leopold Bloom in Dublinin the course of an ordinary day.
CETAPS (Centre for English, Translation and Anglo-Portuguese Studies,
Universidade Nova, Lisbon) and CELIS (Centre de Recherches sur les
Littératures et la Sociopoétique, Université Clermont Auvergne, Clermont-

When It Changed: Women in SF/F since 1972

updated: 
Saturday, July 23, 2022 - 4:41pm
Science Fiction Foundation / Centre for Fantasy and the Fantastic, Glasgow University
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, August 8, 2022

To mark the 50th anniversary of Joanna Russ’s landmark short story, ‘When It Changed’, the Science Fiction Foundation and the Centre for Fantasy and the Fantastic at Glasgow University are proposing an online conference (3-4 December 2022) on women’s role in reshaping science fiction.

Graduate Journal aspeers Calls for Papers on "American Apocalypses" by Oct 16, 2022

updated: 
Friday, July 22, 2022 - 1:51pm
aspeers: emerging voices in american studies
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, October 16, 2022

In his 2017 inauguration speech, Donald Trump painted a picture of “American carnage” sweeping the nation. Echoing the rhetoric used throughout his campaign, he described his vision of the present state of America in apocalyptic terms: from “rusted out factories, scattered like tombstones across the landscape” to “the crime, and the gangs, and the drugs that have stolen too many lives.” For Trump and his supporters, this apocalypse was the America he was inheriting—yet for many other Americans, such tropes were instead used to characterize the nation that Trump led from 2017 to 2021. Accordingly, in his 2020 presidential campaign, Joe Biden evoked similar language when he framed the presidential election as a “battle for the soul of this nation.”

Association for Asian Studies 2022 Annual Conference - Panel CFP Imagining the Asian Past: Narratives and Themes in Multimedia

updated: 
Friday, July 22, 2022 - 9:34am
Association for Asian Studies 2022 Annual Conference - Panel CFP
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, July 29, 2022

The Association for Asian Studies 2022 Annual Conference

In Person: Thursday, March 16 - Sunday, March 19, 2023 in Boston, MA

Virtual: February 17-18, 2023

Organized Panel Proposal [will decide whether in person or in virtual with panelists]

 

Call for Papers 

Imagining the Asian Past: Narratives and Themes in Multimedia

 

Seeking Essays about Rural Pennsylvania

updated: 
Friday, July 22, 2022 - 9:34am
Bucknell University Press
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 1, 2023

Narrative essays about life in rural Pennsylvania sought for an anthology to be edited by Jerry Wemple, a PA-native and award-winning poet and creative nonfiction writer. Outside of settings in Philadelphia or Pittsburgh, the idea of rural is open to the writer’s interpretation. However, a sense of place must be at the forefront of the work. (Julia Spicher Kasdorf’s essay “Mountains and Valleys” in her publication The Body and the Book is an example of the type of focus sought.) Rural Pennsylvania has a diverse history dating back hundreds of years. However, the breadth of that diversity is sometimes unacknowledged. Therefore, we are especially interested in considering essays by writers of Indigenous, Black, Latinx, and Asian ancestry.

Call for Abstracts: Underground Imaginaries (ESCL/SELC CONFERENCE 2023)

updated: 
Friday, July 22, 2022 - 9:34am
European Society of Comparative Literature/Société Européenne de Littérature Comparée (ESCL/SELC)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, November 4, 2022

The European Society of Comparative Literature/Société Européenne de Littérature Comparée (ESCL/SELC), in conjunction with the research networks Fringe Urban Narratives and EROSS: Expressions, Research Orientations – Sexuality Studies, announces this conference dedicated to exploring the geographies of the underground.

Chapters for The Poetics of Grief and Melancholy in East-West Conflicts and Reconciliations

updated: 
Friday, July 22, 2022 - 9:33am
Dr Kelly Chan
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, January 31, 2023

Chapters for The Poetics of Grief and Melancholy in East-West Conflicts and Reconciliations

We are inviting chapter proposals for the edited book The Poetics of Grief and Melancholy in East-West Conflicts and Reconciliations. It is a collection of academic essays that examines the representation, aesthetics, dilemma and/or dichotomy of the notions of grief and melancholy in East-West exchanges and cultural dialogues. Contributors can explore the topic in the dimensions of individual behaviors under specific social norms and cultural products such as literature, film, music, art, theatre performance and any other forms of arts/genres etc.

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