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Anti-Racist Comparison: What is Comparison after Eurocentrism?

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Friday, February 19, 2021 - 10:43am
MLA 2022 : CLCS-Medieval Forum
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, March 15, 2021

The discipline of Comparative Literature has already been through its “age of multiculturalism” (1995) and its “age of globalization” (2006), in the effort to displace European/Eurocentric hierarchies of value with more nuanced goals for literary study. As Comparative Literature has diversified, however, medieval studies has often been aligned with the old Eurocentrisms. What can medieval studies contribute to the next phase of the discipline, the “age of anti-racism”?Please send 250 word abstracts to Michelle Warren (michelle.r.warren@dartmouth.edu) by March 15th.

Articulations of the Queer Experience

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Friday, February 19, 2021 - 10:43am
Queerlings Magazine
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, February 7, 2024

Aims and Scope: We want to publish articles that articulate the queer perspective, the experience of queerness as well as essays that explore how queerness is both understood and represented in queer communities. Topics might include but are certainly not limited to:

NEW REMINDER: Il Parlaggio - new issue May 2021

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Friday, February 19, 2021 - 6:04am
Edizioni Sinestesie (Italy)
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, April 1, 2021

This section of the academic journal “Sinestesieonline” is open to contributions about theatre and performing arts in all historical ages, forms and variations, in English, Italian and foreign languages. We use double blind peer review.

“Il Parlaggio” is the name created by Gabriele d’Annunzio for the amphitheatre in Vittoriale – a place of empathy, a cradle of emotions, a crossroads of cultures, a connection between antiquity and contemporaneity, an emblem of the “neverending show”.

Civilizational States and Liberal Empire—Bound to Collide?

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Wednesday, February 17, 2021 - 9:09pm
The Telos-Paul Piccone Institute
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, March 15, 2021

The 2021 Annual Telos-Paul Piccone Institute Conference
September 18–19, 2021
New York, NY

Civilizational States and Liberal Empire—Bound to Collide?

Keynote Speaker: Christopher Coker, London School of Economics

Conference Description

CFP: MEDIA REVIEWERS and SCHOLARLY ARTICLES – MIDDLE WEST REVIEW

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Tuesday, February 16, 2021 - 12:14pm
Adam Ochonicky / Middle West Review
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, May 1, 2021

CFP: MEDIA REVIEWERS and SCHOLARLY ARTICLES – MIDDLE WEST REVIEW

 

Middle West Review (MWR) is a peer-reviewed, interdisciplinary journal that examines the American Midwest. The journal is published biannually by the University of Nebraska Press.

 

PAMLA Session: The City and Canadian Literature and Authors

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Friday, February 12, 2021 - 2:02pm
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, April 15, 2021

The theme of the 2021 PAMLA conference focuses on ideas and forms of cities, fictive cities, and symbolic cities, and on various representations of urban cultures and peoples. This panel focuses on real and fictional Canadian cities, expressing visions of city types, culture, and the development of identity through cityscapes in Canadian literature and/or by Canadian writers. Given Canada’s great size but small, dispersed population, “city” has divided Canada into the “Big Three” -- Toronto, Montreal, Vancouver -- and the rest, not only from the Canadian perspective, but also from external perspectives.

Contemporary Poetry and Affect Studies: Theoretical Approaches and Readings

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Friday, February 12, 2021 - 12:46pm
University of the Balearic Islands. Spain
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, December 20, 2021

Call for Proposals 

Culture, Language and Representation (CLR)Special Issue (November 2022)

 

Contemporary Poetry and Affect Studies: Theoretical Approaches and Readings

 

Coordinators:

Dr Caterina Calafat 

https://uib-es.academia.edu/CaterinaCalafat
https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Caterina_Calafat

Dr Margalida Pons

https://uib-es.academia.edu/MargalidaPons

2021 Intersectional Studies Remote Conference (SC State)

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Friday, February 12, 2021 - 12:13pm
Department of English and Communications (SC State)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 5, 2021

The Department of English and Communications at South Carolina State University invites twenty-minute papers for the 2021 Intersectional Studies Remote Conference via Zoom on Friday, March 26.

 

NCSA Scholars in Progress Session March 9, 2021

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Thursday, February 11, 2021 - 10:25am
Nineteenth Century Studies Association
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, March 1, 2021

Scholars in Progress is seeking speakers for our next session on March 9, 2021!

Our session will focus on how to make the most of a virtual conference, timed specifically to help graduate students get the most out of the NCSA virtual conference March 11-13.  We are hoping to structure the session around lightning talks where each speaker will present for 5-10 minutes before taking questions from participants.

World Literature in and for Pandemic Times

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Thursday, February 11, 2021 - 10:24am
Journal of World Literature
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, June 1, 2021

Essays are invited for a forthcoming special issue of the Journal of World Literature on the theme of World Literature in and for Pandemic Times. Essays can discuss works that are set in plagues or epidemics (whether Covid-19 or earlier epidemics, real or fictional), or can discuss how we ourselves read under our current circumstances of lockdowns, widespread mortality, and the resulting social and economic disruptions.

Call for Papers: "Transpacific American Literature: Empire, Space, and Representation"

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Thursday, February 11, 2021 - 10:24am
Sharmani Patricia Gabriel/Universiti Malaya
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, April 30, 2021

CALL FOR PAPERS

Special Issue on Transpacific American Literature:

Empire, Space, and Representation

 

SARE: Southeast Asian Review of English, Vol. 58, No. 2, December 2021

 

Guest Editor: Associate Professor Yuan Shu

 

Keystone DH Conference (July 15-16, 2021)

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Thursday, February 11, 2021 - 10:24am
Keystone Digital Humanities Converence
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, March 15, 2021

Keystone DH is a network of institutions and practitioners committed to advancing collaborative scholarship in digital humanities research and pedagogy across the Mid-Atlantic. This year, the Keystone DH conference will be hosted virtually by Temple University’s Charles Library on July 15-16th, 2021.

Alluvium Special Issue: “Futurity in Crisis”

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Thursday, February 11, 2021 - 10:24am
Alluvium Journal
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, March 8, 2021

Call for Papers

Alluvium Special Issue: “Futurity in Crisis”  (Abstracts deadline 8th of March 2021. First Draft Submissions 5th April 2021)

Guest edited by the Contemporary Theoretical Network

In this special issue of Alluvium, the Contemporary Theoretical Network (Ctrl Network) invites submissions on the topic of futurity in crisis.

Television Studies – PAMLA 2021 (Las Vegas, Nevada)

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Thursday, February 11, 2021 - 10:23am
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, April 15, 2021

The Television Studies session is open to all paper proposals that explore some aspect of Television Studies. Possible topics for proposals include: the analysis of a particular television show, explorations of the social functions of television, and the relationship between television shows and their audiences. We are also particularly interested in paper proposals that relate to the conference theme "City of God, City of Destruction."

The conference will be held in Las Vegas, Nevada between Thursday, November 11 and Sunday, November 14, at the Sahara Las Vegas Hotel. This session is currently scheduled to be held in-person.

The Legacies of Exchange by 19th-Century Black Women

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Wednesday, February 10, 2021 - 11:35am
Victoria Baugh and Charline Jao / SSAWW
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, February 15, 2021

We propose a panel for the SSAWW Triennial Conference "American Women Writers: Ecologies, Survival, Change" in Baltimore, Maryland, November 4-7, 2021:

"Languages, Translation and Society"- Al-Kīmiyā -Call for Papers for Issue Number 20,

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Wednesday, February 10, 2021 - 3:56am
Saint-Joseph University of Beirut
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, April 10, 2021

Al-Kīmiyā - Journal of the Faculty of Languages and Translation (FdLT)

Call for Papers for Issue Number 20

 https://journals.usj.edu.lb/al-kimiya

The Thematic Section

The theme chosen for issue 20 of Al-Kīmiyā, the Journal of the Faculty of Languages ​​and Translation (FdLT – Faculté de langues et de traduction) of Saint Joseph University of Beirut (USJ – Université Saint-Joseph) is "Languages, Translation and Society".

MLA 2022 CFP: Insurrection, Tyranny, and Resistance (guaranteed panel)

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Tuesday, February 9, 2021 - 2:18pm
Modern Language Association CLCS Renaissance and Early Modern
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, March 20, 2021

The CLCS Renaissance/Early Modern forum of the MLA invites paper proposals for a guaranteed session at MLA 2022 (Washington, D.C., 6-9 January 2022).  We plan a panel on insurrection, tyranny, and resistance in a wide range of early modern contexts.  What political theories and literary traditions shape early modern writers’ understandings?  How do literary texts themselves respond to contemporary events, imagine alternative futures, and transform current conversations?  We particularly welcome comparative and transnational perspectives.  Please send 250-word abstracts and brief CVs to Penelope Anderson pea@indiana.edu by 20 March 2021.

 

The sense of an ending and the imagination of the end: apocalypse, disaster and messianic time

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Tuesday, February 9, 2021 - 2:18pm
Institute of Slavic Studies of the Polish Academy of Sciences
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, November 1, 2021

Colloquia Humanistica is the interdisciplinary journal of humanities of the Institute of Slavic Studies of the Polish Academy of Sciences. Our aim is to introduce a variety of perspectives in discussing contemporary issues. We would like to propose a unique space that allows an intensive intellectual debate and a dynamic exchange of thoughts between researchers of different perspectives in humanities and social sciences. Colloquia Humanistica kindly invites submissions of manuscripts that address the topic:

The sense of an ending and the imagination of the end: apocalypse, disaster and messianic time

Outlander as Crime Fiction (Edited Collection)

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Tuesday, February 9, 2021 - 2:17pm
Erin E. MacDonald
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, March 15, 2021

Outlander as Crime Fiction: Murder and Mystery in Diana Gabaldon’s Outlander and Lord John Series (Edited Collection)

Erin E. MacDonald, Fanshawe College

The Idea of the Lumpenproletariat

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Tuesday, February 9, 2021 - 2:17pm
Ben Clarke, University of North Carolina, Greensboro
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, March 1, 2021

            Marx and Engels famously use the term lumpenproletariat to describe “that passively rotting mass thrown off by the lowest layers of old society.” The concept suggests that the most marginal are not part of the revolutionary class but are in fact more likely to function as a “bribed tool of reactionary intrigue.” As Raphael Samuel noted, the word came to function as an “unproblematic term of abuse” in early twentieth-century Communist discourse, suggesting a relation between political unreliability and moral failings. The precarious were not merely represented as a threat to radical movements but as personally contemptible in ways that drew on conservative ideas of the undeserving poor.

CFP - VOL.3, NO.2 - JULY 2021 ISSUE

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Tuesday, February 9, 2021 - 2:15pm
THE TEXT (ISSN: 2581-9526)
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, April 15, 2021

The Text, an International Peer Reviewed Online Journal of Language, Literature and Critical Theory (ISSN: 2581-9526) invites original, unpublished research papers for July 2021 issue.

Theatre and Popular Culture in the English Restoration and 18th Century

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Tuesday, February 9, 2021 - 2:14pm
Department of English and American Studies, Masaryk University
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, May 10, 2021

The English theatre culture from the early Restoration to the early 18th century witnessed a marked shift towards increased commercialization and popularization of theatre. Gone were the post-1660 close association with the court, royalist productions, and prominently elite (well-off and upper-class) audiences. Instead, the experimentation with new genres, opening of new theatres, and a growing differentiation of the theatre programme into mainpieces, entr’acte entertainments and afterpieces revolutionized the established cultural hierarchies of the period.

English Theatre Culture 1660–1737: Theatre, Society and Politics

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Tuesday, February 9, 2021 - 2:14pm
Department of English and American Studies and Department of Theatre Studies, Masaryk University
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, March 7, 2021

The Department of Theatre Studies and the Department of English and American Studies, Masaryk University in Brno, Czech Republic are pleased to announce the second international online symposium on English Theatre Culture 1660–1737. This time, the overarching theme of the event is Theatre, Society and Politics.

Women and Music in the Early Modern Age

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Tuesday, February 9, 2021 - 2:14pm
Divino Sospiro-Centro de Estudos Musicais Setecentistas de Portugal
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, March 1, 2021

INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE

Women and music in the early modern age  

 

Queluz National Palace

July 2nd - 4th, 2021

Organization:

Divino Sospiro – Centro de Estudos Musicais Setecentistas de Portugal 

Scientific Committee:

Cristina Fernandes, Giuseppina Raggi, Iskrena Yordanova,

Ricardo Bernardes, José Camões, Francesco Cotticelli, Paologiovanni Maione

 

The Kurt Vonnegut Society at the ALA 2021

updated: 
Tuesday, February 9, 2021 - 2:14pm
Kurt Vonnegut Society
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, February 20, 2021

Please come join us at the American Literature Association Conference in Boston, MA, from July 7-11, 2021 where the Kurt Vonnegut Society will hold two academic sessions and host a business meeting. The ALA has made accommodations for distant-presentation, so we welcome those who may only appear digitally.

Here’s the Call for Papers.  Proposals are due by February 1, 2021.  Since the ALA has pushed the conference back to July, we have extended the deadline for proposals to February 20, 2021.

Panel 1:  Vonnegut and Religion

When American Television Became American Literature

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Tuesday, February 9, 2021 - 2:13pm
University of Southern California
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, March 15, 2021

CFP

When American Television Became American Literature

 

**** Please note this is an up-dated posting for a volume originally entitled, The Platinum Age of American Television ****

Title: When American Television Became American Literature

Publisher: Brill Publishers (European Perspectives on the United States series)

Editor: Ben Alexander
Contact: Benalexander@fas.harvard.edu or Benalexa@usc.edu

INDIAN DIASPORA: LITERATURE, CULTURE, AND IDENTITY

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Tuesday, February 9, 2021 - 2:13pm
GD Goenka University, Gurugram, Haryana, India
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, March 20, 2021

     CALL FOR CHAPTERS   

INDIAN DIASPORA: LITERATURE,    CULTURE,    AND  IDENTITY    

 

Sub-themes

E T H N I C I T Y    A N D    D I A S P O R A P L U R A L I S M        A N D        D I A S P O R A

M U L T I C U L T U R A L I S M    A N D    D I A S P O R A G L O B A L I S A T I O N    A N D        D I A S P O R A

T R A N S N A T I O N A L I S M    A N D    D I A S P O R A P A R T I T I O N    A N D    D I A S P O R A

Buddhism and Literature

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Tuesday, February 9, 2021 - 2:10pm
Religion and the Arts
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, June 15, 2021

For a special section of Religion and the Arts, a peer-reviewed scholarly journal edited at Boston College.

A call for papers in Buddhism and Literature: any tradition, language or literature or time period from ancient times to the present.

Complete papers of 5,000-10,000 words should be submitted by 15 June 2021, in MLA 7 format with parenthetical documentation.

Illustrations, color or black and white, are welcome. 

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