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Cultural History; PAMLA (November 11-14, 2021)

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Thursday, January 21, 2021 - 10:51am
Pacific Ancient & Modern Languages Association
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, April 15, 2021

The 118th annual conference of the Pacific Ancient & Modern Languages Association (PAMLA) will be held in Las Vegas and virtually, from Thursday, November 11, to Sunday, November 14.

 

Fairy Tales at the 2021 PCA conference (online, June 2-5, 2021)--DEADLINE EXTENDED

updated: 
Wednesday, January 20, 2021 - 1:59pm
Popular Culture Association
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, February 28, 2021

The Fairy Tales Area of the Popular Culture Association (PCA) seeks paper presentations and panels for the annual conference, to be held online from June 2-5, 2021. We are looking for projects that think broadly and diversely about fairy tales throughout the world. This year, we particularly seek papers focused on pedagogical uses of fairy tales at all levels and in all fields, discussions of folkloric shifts from oral to literary to visual (filmic, artistic, etc.) versions of tales, and creative pieces that retell or critique fairy tales or use the tales to comment on some aspect of culture or history.

PAMLA 2021- Asian American Literary and Cultural Studies Panel

updated: 
Tuesday, January 19, 2021 - 3:23pm
Nancy H. Carranza, UC Riverside
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, April 15, 2021

Asian American Literary & Cultural Studies

Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA) Conference

Thurday November 11 to Sunday November 14, 2021, at the Sahara Las Vegas Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada

Conference Theme: "City of God, City of Destruction" 

Submit HERE: https://pamla.ballastacademic.com/Home/S/18165

Panel Abstract:

Galvanizing Dance Studies Building Anti-Racist Praxis, Transformative Connections, and Movement(s) of Radical Care

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Tuesday, January 19, 2021 - 3:23pm
Dance Studies Association
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, February 15, 2021

Galvanizing Dance Studies Building Anti-Racist Praxis, Transformative Connections, and Movement(s) of Radical Care

Dance Studies Association,October 14-17, 2021

Rutgers University/Hyatt Regency, New Brunswick New Jersey

Adanna Jones and Jeff Friedman, program co-chairs Julia M. Ritter, local arrangements chair

Heller's Catch-22 CFP Proposal Deadline EXTENDED

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Tuesday, January 19, 2021 - 12:32pm
Laura & James Nicosia
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, February 1, 2021

DEADLINE EXTENDED: FEBRUARY 1, 2021

 

Seeking submissions for a Critical Insights volume on Joseph Heller’s Catch-22 under contract with Salem/Grey House Publishers. Known as being a satirical, anti-war novel that initiated the eponymous phrase regarding paradoxical situations, Catch-22 was originally published in 1961. Catch-22 is appreciated for its dark humor, use of flashbacks, contorted chronology, countercultural sensibilities, and bizarre language. With current trends and political climate considered, it is time to revisit this classic text for a contemporary audience.

 

Embracing Differences: Communication, Culture and Social Justice

updated: 
Tuesday, January 19, 2021 - 10:49am
Midland College Languages, Speech and Communication Department (Midland, Texas)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 5, 2021

2021 CFP:

Embracing Differences: Communication, Culture and Social Justice

Conference date: 16 April 2021

Location: Virtual

Full name of organization: Midland College Languages, Speech and Communication Department (Midland, Texas)

Contact person: Dr. William Christopher Brown, Ph.D.

Contact email: wbrown@midland.edu 

Due date for abstracts: 05 March 2021

Call for papers/abstracts:

"Philip Roth and the Return of History" at ALA, July 7-11, 2021

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Tuesday, January 19, 2021 - 10:49am
Philip Roth Society
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, February 15, 2021

The Philip Roth Society invites submissions for a panel entitled “Philip Roth and the Return of History” at the American Literature Association Conference, currently scheduled to be held July 7-11, 2021, in Boston, MA.  

Shakespeare and Music Seminar

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Tuesday, January 19, 2021 - 10:49am
European Shakespeare Research Association
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, February 1, 2021

European Shakespeare Research Association – Virtual International Conference

Athens, Greece, 3-6 June 2021

https://esra2021.gr/

 

Shakespeare and Music: “Where should this music be? I’ th’ air or th’ earth?”

Supported by the RMA Shakespeare and Music Study Group

 

Michelle Assay1, Alina Bottez2, David Fanning3

1University of Huddersfield, United Kingdom; 2University of Bucharest, Romania; 3University of Manchester, United Kingdom

Postcolonial Interventions, Vol. VI, Issue II, June 2021

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Tuesday, January 19, 2021 - 10:22am
Postcolonial Interventions: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Postcolonial Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, March 31, 2021

Postcolonial Interventions (ISSN 2455-6564)

Call for Papers

 Vol. VI, Issue 2 (June 2021)

Postcolonial Interventions invites academic articles for the upcoming June 2021 issue of the Journal which will be an Open Issue.

Call For Papers: Feminist Studies in English Literature (Feminisms Now: A Virtual Conference)

updated: 
Tuesday, January 19, 2021 - 10:21am
The Korean Society for Feminist Studies in English Literature (KFSEL)
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, March 1, 2021

The International Conference organized by

The Korean Society for Feminist Studies in English Literature (KFSEL)

May 28-29, 2021

 

Feminisms Now: A Virtual Conference

 

 The Korean Society for Feminist Studies in English Literature (KFSEL) presents a virtual conference on “Feminisms Now” to be held on Zoom from Friday, May 28, 2021 to Saturday, May 29, 2021.

 

MLA 2022 Guaranteed Session: Our Aesthetic Contexts

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Tuesday, January 19, 2021 - 10:17am
TC Forum on Cognitive and Affect Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, March 15, 2021

The MLA Forum on Cognitive and Affect Studies is pleased to sponsor a guaranteed session on “Our Aesthetic Contexts” at the 2022 MLA Convention in Washington, DC. We invite papers that explore how the situational, relational, and mediated contexts in which audiences encounter the arts (including fiction, poetry, theater, film, visual art, music, and dance) enable distinctive aesthetic, affective, and ethical experiences. Submit a 300-word abstract and CV to Elaine Auyoung (eauyoung@umn.edu) by 15 March 2021.

PAMLA Session: Jewish Literature and Culture

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Tuesday, January 19, 2021 - 10:09am
Jana Schmidt/PAMLA
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, April 15, 2021

You are invited to submit a paper to the "Jewish Literature and Culture" Session at the Annual Conference of the Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA) to be held 11-14 November 2021 in Las Vegas.  Jewish Literature and Culture: The Call of Memory Contemporary Jewish writers and thinkers have frequently reacted to the emergence of the Holocaust as a cultural and human rights paradigm by refracting memory toward forgotten genocides, repressed histories, and overlooked parallels with colonial and imperialist projects. The formation of comparative, multidirectional, and “concentrationary” memory studies owes much to writers like Edgar Hildenrath, Imre Kertész, Ruth Klüger, Jorge Semprún, or Patrick Modiano.

“Making and Unmaking Southeast Asian Spaces” - 2nd Annual SEASGRAD Student Conference

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Tuesday, January 19, 2021 - 10:09am
Southeast Asian Studies Graduate Student Association (SEASGRAD), UCR
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, February 15, 2021

“Making and Unmaking Southeast Asian Spaces”
2nd Annual SEASGRAD Student Conference

 

Theme: “Making and Unmaking Southeast Asian Spaces”

Deadline for submissions: February 15, 2021

Notification of acceptance: March 14, 2021

Name of organization: University of California, Riverside, SEASGRAD

Contact email: seasgradspaces@gmail.com

Conference dates: May 14, 2021

Location: Zoom

"Shadows of Empire: Decline and Transformations of a Global Vision"

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Tuesday, January 19, 2021 - 10:07am
Franco Laguna Correa / University of Pittsburgh
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, April 30, 2021

Recent political transatlantic events, from the culmination of the Brexit to the attempt of coup in Washington D.C. in January, demand new interpretations of the declining role of populist political formations of the 21st century. On the one hand, Trump's America aspired to the establishment of a totalitarian regime that would counterbalance the emergence of China as a global political leader; on the other, the negotiations leading to the Brexit revealed a kind of British exceptionalism that is not at all new in relation to continental Europe.

Ecocriticism (co-sponsored by the Association for the Study of Literature & Environment)

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Tuesday, January 19, 2021 - 10:07am
Pacific and Ancient Modern Language Association (PAMLA)
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, April 15, 2021

Papers are sought for a session investigating any aspect of ecocriticism, including (but not limited to) ecocritical theory, Indigenous ecocriticism, environmental ethics, environmental justice, colonial, postcolonial, and settler colonial ecologies, gender and ecology, literary representations of non-human being, and interdisciplinary investigations of literature and environmental science.

 

The Graveyard in Literature: Liminality and Social Critique

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Thursday, January 14, 2021 - 6:37am
Dr Aoileann Ni Eigeartaigh, Dundalk Institute of Technology
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, February 17, 2021

The Graveyard in Literature: Liminality and Social Critique will be published by Cambridge Scholars in late 2021. We are currently seeking a few final essays to complete the collection. 

 

The theme for the Collection:

Adapting Print Genres for the Victorian Stage

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Wednesday, January 13, 2021 - 6:55pm
The Comparative Drama Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, March 27, 2021

"Adapting Print Genres for the Victorian Stage" will consider how British plays within the Victorian era (1837-1901) interacted with and responded to news stories, social movements, or cultural debates appearing in print genres, including newspapers, the periodical press, and literature. Often, a theatrical adaptation of a popular novel appeared even before its serialization had concluded, as in the case of Charles Dickens's 1839 novel Nicholas Nickleby, which appeared on 19 November 1838 at the Adelphi Theatre, adapted by Edward Stirling, a mere eight numbers into its serialization.

26th Annual Dickens Society Symposium

updated: 
Wednesday, January 13, 2021 - 6:46pm
The Dickens Society
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 31, 2021

The Charles Dickens Society is pleased to announce an extended deadline for abstracts for the 2021 Symposium, which will take place online from July 12-14, 2021. As you may know, we only recently decided to convert the 2021 Symposium to an online meeting. One terrific side effect is that, since no one needs to make plans for travel, we can extend the deadline and get acceptances out a little later. The new deadline is therefore Sunday, January 31, 2021. To have your work considered, please submit an abstract of no more than 300 words to Sean Grass at scggsl@rit.edu.

Healthcare in/and Humanities

updated: 
Wednesday, January 13, 2021 - 11:49am
Wilson College Humanities Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, March 25, 2021

Wilson College Humanities ConferenceConference Theme: Healthcare in/and Humanities

Friday May 28 1:00pm-5:00pm EST and

Saturday May 29, 2021 8:00am-12:00noon EST
Held online via Zoom
sponsored by Wilson College’s M.A. in Humanities Program and undergraduate major in Healthcare and Medical Humanities

After an extraordinary year in which healthcare systems around the world came to the forefront of both national and individual consciousness, the Wilson College Humanities Conference seeks—in part—to interrogate 2020 by focusing its theme on Healthcare in/and Humanities.”

Culture and Anarchy. Reading Matthew Arnold Today 2

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Wednesday, January 13, 2021 - 11:49am
Centre for English, Translation and Anglo-Portuguese Studies (CETAPS) and University of Lisbon Centre for English Studies (ULICES)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 5, 2021

It has been 150 years since Matthew Arnold published his groundbreaking work, Culture and Anarchy. His essays in book form are not only a powerful critique of Victorian society and values but also of modern ones. Contemporary political, economic and cultural issues provide an opportunity to revisit Arnold’s thought critically, to assess his enduring legacy, and to appraise the modern predicament in relation to distinguished cultural achievements from the past.

Visual Rhetoric in Traditional Media. 2022. Vol 4, No 1

updated: 
Wednesday, January 13, 2021 - 11:49am
Galactica Media: Journal of Media Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, November 15, 2021

“Only the media techniques of the 19th century, that is, photography, gramophone and film, had saved the sensuous reality from the absolutism of the book – however, one could formulate more radically: before the absolutism of language”, – N. Bolz writes in the book "Das ABC der Medien". The proposed opposition between writing as an "informational" media (which was most interesting to McLuhan) and "sensory" media needs critical reflection. This is especially important in conditions when a person's immersion in the media space implies that not only the information brain memory should be involved, but also various performative practices of experience and memory of the body.

Metamorphosis: Transformations across Time, Culture & Identity

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Wednesday, January 13, 2021 - 11:49am
University of Glasgow College of Arts Postgraduate Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, February 8, 2021

Metamorphosis: Transformations across Time, Culture & Identity (postgraduate conference, online, 1-2 June, 2021)

 

**please submit proposals via the form on our website - link below**

 

Metamorphosis refers to a dramatic change in the form, structure or character of an entity, distinctly characterised as a process whereby the old is subsumed, absorbed or self-devoured to provide the substance to forge the new—but how is this concept experienced in contemporary culture?

Deadline Extended: What do we talk about when we talk about queer death? Call for short contributions (Whatever Journal, issue 4)

updated: 
Wednesday, January 13, 2021 - 11:49am
Whatever. A Transdisciplinary Journal of Queer Theories and Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, January 27, 2021

Whatever. A Transdisciplinary Journal of Queer Theories and Studies (https://whatever.cirque.unipi.it/) is inviting submissions for short contributions (500-2000 words) to be collected in a multi-authored article entitled “What do we talk about when we talk about queer death?”. The article will introduce the themed section Queer thanatologies (edited by A.C. Corradino, C. Dell’Aversano, R. Langhi and M. Petricola) that will appear in Whatever’s next issue in summer 2021.

Public History Summer School

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Wednesday, January 13, 2021 - 3:36am
University of Wrocław, Poland
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, April 11, 2021

The Institute of History of the University of Wrocław, Poland (IH UWr), Zajezdnia (Depot) History Centre, and the International Federation for Public History invite students, PhD candidates and practitioners to share their research in the framework of the fourth Public History Summer School to be held online, 7-11 June 2021.

Corporeal Creations: Bodily Figurations of Creativity (Online Workshop)

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Tuesday, January 12, 2021 - 2:43pm
University of Tübingen (CRC 1391)
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, February 18, 2021

From John Gower’s account of Robert Grosseteste’s construction of a talking head to George Herbert’s depiction of the heart as a place for divine encounters; from Ben Jonson’s pride in his literary offspring to Victor Frankenstein’s horrified reaction to the physical reality of his own creation, creativity has long been thought of in bodily terms. Imagery centered on the human body – and, frequently, on its procreative propensities – serves to configure the relationship between creator and creation or to describe interpersonal exchange and mutual dependence; bodily metaphors are useful both in celebrating human achievements and castigating Promethean pride and solipsistic self-involvement.

Call for Associate Editors: US Representation in Popular Culture and New Media

updated: 
Tuesday, January 12, 2021 - 1:07pm
PopMeC Research Blog - hypotheses
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, June 1, 2021

PopMeC is an academic collective interested in investigating the articulation of the numerous and heterogeneous representations which have been constructing images of the US. The research group’s work is focused on how the US—their history, society, and diverse cultures—have been represented in popular media and cultural products. We foster a participative, engaging collaboration among scholars of any level interested in the field, as well as we aim at allowing postgraduate and early career participants to receive feedback and support in an academic safe space.

Venti Journal, Vol. 2, Iss. 1 "Inhale/Exhale" - Call for Papers

updated: 
Tuesday, January 12, 2021 - 12:02pm
Venti Journal: Air, Experience, Aesthetics
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, February 22, 2021

Venti Journal | venti-journal.com 

Venti is an interdisciplinary online journal focused on the topic of air. We are currently seeking submissions for our fourth issue entitled "Inhale/Exhale."

Horses in Film: 4 Volumes by Decade

updated: 
Tuesday, January 12, 2021 - 11:24am
St. Thomas University
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, July 25, 2021


These edited collections are part of the upcoming series Equine Creations: Imagining Horses in Literature and Film. Now that the mythological equines volumes are nearly full and ready for being finalized, this CFP addresses the next volumes in the process.

The scope of the present call is broad. All topics regarding the themes and impact of horses in film will be considered. 

1) Horses in Film Through the 1950s

2) Horses in Film in the 1960s and 1970s

3) Horses in Film in the 1980s and 1990s

4) Horses in Film since 2000

 

Deadline for proposals: July 25, 2021

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