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Call for Papers: Contemporary Global Museological Practices

updated: 
Tuesday, March 8, 2022 - 7:02pm
The Chitrolekha Journal on Art and Design
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, December 1, 2022

Contemporary Global Museological Practices

Editor: Soma Ghosh Librarian and Media Officer, Salar Jung Museum, Ministry of Culture, Govt. of India, Hyderabad, Telangana

About the Theme: “Contemporary Global Museological Practices”

New Evidence for Recovering Histories and Texts

updated: 
Tuesday, March 8, 2022 - 7:02pm
J.P. Ascher & Nikolaus Wasmoen, MLA-ADE
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 25, 2022

Considering texts broadly as documentary, artistic, visual, aural, textile, performed, or inhabited, what new kinds and uses of evidence are recovering histories through texts? We especially invite underrepresented or interdisciplinary scholarship.

The panel will seek to develop our concept of editing for new kinds of evidence and build bridges between the ADE and MLA communities. Our aim is to foster conversation between people interested in traditional and non-traditional forms of editing and researchers who are making use of new or innovative editions and collections.

Medieval Rebellion and Modern Insurrectionism

updated: 
Tuesday, March 8, 2022 - 7:00pm
MLA Middle English Forum
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 18, 2022

How might medieval dissent, rebellion, and class conflict shed new light on modern insurrectionism? What new historiographic questions might we ask, or positions might we take, on Middle English literature in view of contemporary events?

Old English, Middle English, and Contemporary Trans Studies

updated: 
Tuesday, March 8, 2022 - 7:00pm
MLA Middle English and Old English Forums
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 18, 2022

This session invites innovative work at the intersection of Old or Middle English and Trans Studies, particularly work that reflects on the development and increasing variety of Trans Studies in these fields.

Middle English Encounters with Islamicate and Persianate Cultures

updated: 
Tuesday, March 8, 2022 - 6:59pm
MLA Middle English Forum
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 18, 2022

What understandings of Persianate or Islamicate texts, societies, or cultures do Middle English texts show? How do their engagements with those traditions inflect their views of their own political, aesthetic, and cultural investments?

CALL FOR PAPERS - GENTES, N. 9/2022 - Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences

updated: 
Tuesday, March 8, 2022 - 6:59pm
University for Foreigners of Perugia
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, September 10, 2022

 

CALL FOR PAPERS - GENTES N. 9/2022 ABSTRACT SUBMISSION DATE: 14 APRIL 2022
ABSTRACT ACCEPTANCE: 30 APRIL 2022
DEADLINE: 10 SEPTEMBER 2022

Submissions for Gentes 9/2022 are now open. Anyone wishing to submit a contribution can send their paper (minimum 20.000 characters-maximum 50.000 characters, including spaces) by September 10, 2022. Prior to submission, please send an abstract (maximum 1000 characters, spaces included) by April 14, 2022.

MLA 2023: Antiracist Reading

updated: 
Tuesday, March 8, 2022 - 6:58pm
Claire Grossman, Stanford University
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, March 15, 2022

Panel on the cultivation of antiracist reading practices. Topics may include the race novel, social scientific uses of Black literature, antiracist reading lists, book clubs, “common text” programs, cross-racial readerships, sensitivity readers. Send abstract.

https://mla.confex.com/mla/2023/webprogrampreliminary/Paper19649.html

MLA 2023 Ricoeur's Interpretation Theory and Our Work Now (Special Session)

updated: 
Tuesday, March 8, 2022 - 6:58pm
Nate Mickelson, New York Univ
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, March 16, 2022

Paul Ricoeur insisted there is always more meaning than can be articulated, appropriated, or understood. This session seeks enactments, explorations, and reconsiderations of his Interpretation Theory 50 years later. Though the book was published in 1976, Ricoeur delivered the lectures in fall 1973. It was a period of social and intellectual reckoning similar to our own. Ricoeur had recently relocated to the University of Chicago from Paris-Nanterre under criticism for his attempts to mitigate conflicts during the 1968 student uprisings. In parallel with this personal crisis, Ricoeur was turning in his thought from considerations of symbolic interpretation to considerations of texts and their social and political dimensions.

Urban Ruins: Reframing Repair in Cities of the Global South (for MLA 2023)

updated: 
Tuesday, March 8, 2022 - 6:58pm
Rituparna Mitra / Emerson College
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, March 15, 2022

This panel examines literary and cultural urbanisms in the Global South in the context of reframing repair. Until recently, cities in the Global South have been examined mainly as models of crisis, dysfunction, and brokenness. The urgent work of repairing their imperfect conditions has, in turn, been perceived solely in terms of rapid and uneven development in official discourse. Scholars such as Ann Laura Stoler, Filip de Boeck, Ananya Roy, Achille Mbembe, and others, have instead urged us to rethink ruins, lacks, lags, and gaps as origin sites for emergent forms and practices that alter conditions of the possible.

Autobiography Panel, PAMLA 2022

updated: 
Tuesday, March 8, 2022 - 6:57pm
PAMLA 2022
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, May 15, 2022

119th Annual Pacific Ancient and Modern Languages Association Conference

Friday, November 11, 2022 to Sunday, November 13, 2022
UCLA Luskin Conference Center and Hotel in Los Angeles, California
Hosted by the University of California, Los Angeles

PAMLA’s Autobiography panel is currently accepting submissions for in-person sessions!

“Autobiography creates a self as the right instrument to seek meaning.”

-Patricia Hampl

Transatlantic Studies Association 20th Annual Conference - Extended Deadline

updated: 
Tuesday, March 8, 2022 - 6:57pm
Transatlantic Studies Association
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, March 20, 2022

 

Transatlantic Studies Association
20th Annual Conference
University of Kent, Canterbury
4-6 July 2022

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Call for Papers

Submissions are invited for the 2022 Annual Conference

KEYNOTE LECTURES

Professor Jussi Hanhimäki (Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies)

Gender Perspectives in Media and Performance [An Edited Book]

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Tuesday, March 8, 2022 - 6:56pm
Dr H Kalpana, Professor, Dept of English, Pondicherry University
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, March 31, 2022

Gendered identities and realities are constituted through, among other things, media, and performance. Paradoxically, however, the representations that substantiate these gender categories are often deployed for radically different purposes. For instance, they might be brought into play for the mobilization of dominant ideologies, on the one hand, and feminist disruptions, on the other. With attention to the diverse forums through which artistic and popular texts reach the public, this edited volume aims to address the inconsistencies, the absurdities, and irregularities of gender in terms of performativity from a historical and contemporary global context.

“Re-new-al: connecting culture and history, past and present” MMLA 2022 Permanent Session: Old and Middle English Language and Literature

updated: 
Tuesday, March 8, 2022 - 6:56pm
Midwest Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, April 15, 2022

“Re-new-al: connecting culture and history, past and present” 

MMLA 2022 Permanent Session: Old and Middle English Language and Literature 

 

The general conference theme “post-now” presents some very current and relevant possibilities for the study of late antique and medieval English languages and literatures.  Any proposal that considers this theme in general will be welcome, but two foci will be of particular interest. 

Philosophy in Film - Film Noir

updated: 
Tuesday, March 8, 2022 - 6:52pm
International Society for Philosophy in Film
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, April 1, 2022

ISPiF

International Society for Philosophy in Film

Call for Abstracts

Film Noir and Philosophy

First Annual Meeting

August 26th-27th, 2022

London, England

CFP: Southern Gothic Area at PCAS/ACAS 2022

updated: 
Tuesday, March 8, 2022 - 6:49pm
Popular Culture/ American Culture Association in the South
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, June 1, 2022

CALL FOR PROPOSALS: THE SOUTHERN GOTHIC AT PCAS/ ACAS 2022

Submission deadline: June 1, 2022; Notification of acceptance by July 1, 2022

 

Religion and Literature Permanent Section

updated: 
Tuesday, March 8, 2022 - 6:48pm
Midwest Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, April 15, 2022

Religion and Literature

“Post-Now” in Religion and Literature: MMLA Convention

Minneapolis, MN. November 16-22, 2022

 

The Religion and Literature Permanent Section invites proposals that engage with the 2022 Midwest MLA conference’s theme: Post-Now. Proposals might consider the following questions: How does literature speculate about religion? How do writers shape and reshape the religion that they imagine? How do writers create belief systems? How do different writers construct their vision of future religion? How and why did writers of the past get things wrong?

MLA CFP Sociology of international circulation of literature

updated: 
Tuesday, March 8, 2022 - 6:47pm
Tristan Leperlier (CNRS/Columbia)
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, March 22, 2022

Please consider submitting an abstract for a session at the next Modern Language Association Convention in San Francisco (January 2023) and/or forwarding to colleagues and students.

Sociology of international circulation of literature.

We invite 300-word abstracts and short bio, with clear methodology, examining circulation of literary texts and/or writers, sociology or history of translation, or of cultural intermediaries (translators, editors, literary agents…)
 
Deadline for abstracts: Wednesday, March 23, 2022. Please send to tristan.leperlier@gmail.com

Studying Indigenous Literatures and Cultures of Turtle Island in Europe: Questions of Methodology, Positionality, Accountability, and Research Ethics | Online Workshop

updated: 
Tuesday, March 8, 2022 - 6:47pm
Emerging Scholars’ Forum of the Association for Canadian Studies in German-Speaking Countries (GKS)
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, March 31, 2022

Studying Indigenous Literatures and Cultures of Turtle Island in Europe:

Questions of Methodology, Positionality, Accountability, and Research Ethics

 

Online Workshop organized by the Emerging Scholars’ Forum of the Association for Canadian Studies in German-Speaking Countries (GKS), May 5-6, 2022

 

While in standard literary analysis discussion of one’s position is rarely identified and discussed, it is, I suggest, a necessity in Indigenous Studies. (Reder 8)

"Monsters" or "monstrosity" in artworks intended for children

updated: 
Tuesday, March 8, 2022 - 6:45pm
KIMEP University
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, April 30, 2022

The journal is seeking submissions of between 6000 and 8000 words on the topic of "monsters" or "monstrosity" in artworks intended for children.  The works can be from literature, but also from film, internet, or other media, in any national tradition or historical period.  Submissions may include inquiries into how the monstrous or the figure of the monster functions metaphorically, or otherwise serves to interpret or mediate the adult world to children. The deadline for submissions is 30th April 2022. 

MLA 23: Solarpunk Labor: Working Conditions in Post-Anthropocene Imaginaries

updated: 
Tuesday, March 8, 2022 - 5:26pm
Heather O'Leary / MLA23
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 18, 2022

Seeking papers on representations of new economies and working conditions in solarpunk literature and art. How can labor be reimagined in a post-capitalist world focused on community, environment, and social justice? 250-word abstract and bio

Deadline for submissions: Friday, 18 March 2022

Heather O'Leary, Illinois SU (hmolear@ilstu.edu) CFP on MLA23 website: https://mla.confex.com/mla/2023/webprogrampreliminary/Paper19525.html

DEADLINE EXTENDED - 03/18 - EDITED COLLECTION: The Palgrave Handbook to the Ghost Story

updated: 
Monday, March 7, 2022 - 7:23am
Joan Passey, Jen Baker, Henry Bartholomew
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 18, 2022

The Palgrave Handbook to the Ghost Story 

This handbook seeks to open new conversations about the ghost-story form. It is open to all media, genre, and disciplines - fiction, nonfiction, theatre, cinema, video games, podcasts, graphic novels, musicals, and so forth - as well as spaces and time periods (antiquity to the present).

 Chapters will provide a new angle, intervention, or perspective on various aspects of the ghost-story tradition. These can be thematic, author-based, chronologically centred, or narrative-based.

John Singleton: The Soulful Auteur [Spring 2023 release]

updated: 
Sunday, March 6, 2022 - 2:50pm
Joi Carr/Pepperdine University
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 25, 2022

Call For Papers: John Singleton: The Soulful Director [Spring 2022 release]

Abstract Deadline March 25, 2022

Manuscript Deadline [entension available]

 

Brief Description:  

Narratives of Nation: Contemporary Literary, Cultural and Theoretical Debates

updated: 
Sunday, March 6, 2022 - 7:35am
Central University of Punjab
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, March 20, 2022

 Department of English Central University of Punjab Online Conference on “Narratives of Nation: Contemporary Literary, Cultural and Theoretical Debates” March 24-25, 2022  The Department of English, Central University of Punjab is happy to announce the online inter-disciplinary conference “Narratives of Nation: Contemporary Literary, Cultural and Theoretical Debates”, which will take place on March 24 and 25, 2022.  The conference aims to explore how the idea of nation has changed throughout history, in literary, cultural and theoretical writings.

Deadline extended: MLA 2023: Writing Work

updated: 
Saturday, March 5, 2022 - 7:41pm
Ben Clarke, University of North Carolina, Greensboro
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, March 9, 2022

After D. H. Lawrence’s mother died, his father “struggled through half a page” of The White Peacock. After he had finished reading, he asked his son what he had been paid for the novel. When Lawrence told him his father

 

looked at me with shrewd eyes, as if I were a swindler. “Fifty pounds! An’ tha’s niver done a day’s hard work in thy life.”

 

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