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Extended Deadline, 2022 Emily Dickinson International Society Conference and Critical Institute

updated: 
Wednesday, November 3, 2021 - 3:03pm
Jefferey Simons
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, November 20, 2021

Extended Deadline

 

The 2022 Emily Dickinson International Society Conference, “Dickinson and Foreignhood,” and the Dickinson Critical Institute in Seville

 

The Emily Dickinson International Society is extending its deadline until November 20 for proposal submission to its international conference, “Dickinson and Foreignhood,” and to its Critical Institute, both to take place at the College of Philology, University of Seville, Spain. The conference will go from Tuesday, July 12, to Thursday, July 14. The Critical Institute will be on Monday, July 11.

Narrative Co-Construction: Author-Audience Interactions and Narrative Theory

updated: 
Monday, November 1, 2021 - 8:49am
Malcah Effron, Margarida McMurry, Virginia Pignagnoli
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, December 20, 2021

Contributions are being sought for a proposed edited collection on Narrative Co-Construction: Author- Audience Interactions and Narrative Theory. A prospectus and list of potential contributors for the proposed collection will be submitted to the Theory and Interpretation of Narrative Series (OSU Press).

Rationale and Submission Parameters

Sustaining Black Lives: Ecological Imaginaries in African American Books for Young Readers (ChLA22)

updated: 
Sunday, October 31, 2021 - 9:49am
Samira Abdur-Rahman
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, November 5, 2021

We are seeking panelist proposals for the accepted Children’s Literature Association (ChLA 2022) conference panel “Sustaining Black Lives: Ecological Imaginaries in African American Books for Young Readers.” The theme of this year’s conference is “City in the Forest” and will take place in Atlanta Georgia from June 2nd-4th in Atlanta, Georgia. This panel seeks papers that correlate race and gender with Black sustainability issues like environmental inequity and global migration. We invite papers on subject matters ranging from realist literature to fantasy and science fiction, from the twentieth century to the twenty-first, from American-born to immigrant authors.

FINAL REMINDER: New Approaches to N.K. Jemisin (prospective ALA pitch)

updated: 
Saturday, October 30, 2021 - 1:42pm
Alex Anderson and Matt Morgenstern, Purdue University Department of English
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, November 1, 2021

Greetings,

The CFP to follow is for a prospective panel at the American Literature Association’s 2022 meeting in Chicago (more information on the conference is linked here). To supplement the panel pitch, we would like four individual papers to submit to the conference organizers as an indication of interest in the panel; unfortunately, we cannot guarantee the panel will be accepted by the organizers. Nevertheless, after receiving and deciding on individual paper proposals, we will communicate our decisions by early-November with the aim of submitting the panel pitch to ALA by 12/1.

SWPACA 2022: Television [EXTENSION]

updated: 
Wednesday, October 27, 2021 - 2:17pm
Southwest Popular/American Culture Association
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, November 14, 2021

Southwest Popular / American Culture Association (SWPACA) 43rd Annual Conference, February 23-26, 2022, Albuquerque, New Mexico 

Proposals for papers and panels are now being accepted for the 40th annual SWPACA conference.  One of the nation’s largest interdisciplinary academic conferences, SWPACA offers nearly 70 subject areas, each typically featuring multiple panels.  

The Television Area Chair invites interested scholars to submit papers on any aspect of television, past or present. Topics include, but are not limited to:

  • the possible future of television (including shows created for Netflix, Hulu, Amazon, Apple TV etc.)

General CFP - Winter 2021

updated: 
Wednesday, October 27, 2021 - 4:55am
Language, Literature, and Interdisciplinary Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, November 30, 2021

General Call for Papers


Language, Literature, and Interdisciplinary Studies (LLIDS), an open-access peer-reviewed academic e-journal, invites original and unpublished research papers and book reviews from various interrelated disciplines including, but not limited to, literature, philosophy, psychology, anthropology, history, sociology, law, ecology, environmental science, and economics.

Legacies of Trauma: The Tragedy of Before and After

updated: 
Wednesday, October 27, 2021 - 4:52am
Language, Literature, and Interdisciplinary Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, October 31, 2021

CALL FOR PAPERS

Legacies of Trauma: The Tragedy of Before and After

Abundance and Scarcity (extended deadline)

updated: 
Tuesday, October 26, 2021 - 11:11am
Méliné Kasparian-Le Fèvre
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, November 15, 2021

 

Abundance and Scarcity

International conference for young researchers (CLIMAS-Culture et Littérature des Mondes Anglophones)

Bordeaux Montaigne University, 17-18 February, 2022, Bordeaux, France

 

ALECC 2022 Biennial Conference: Deadline Extension

updated: 
Wednesday, October 20, 2021 - 7:35pm
Association for Literature, Environment, and Culture in Canada
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, December 1, 2021

ALECC 2022

 

Association for Literature, Environment, and Culture in Canada


Association pour la littérature, l'environnement

et la culture au Canada

 

Biennial Conference

June 15-19, 2022
 University of Saskatchewan

At the heart of Saskatoon, on Treaty 6 territory and the homeland of the Métis.

 

Literary Geographies: Space, Place, and Environments

updated: 
Wednesday, October 20, 2021 - 3:40pm
Conference on Christianity & Literature, April 7-9, 2022 (Biola University, La Mirada, CA)
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, November 15, 2021

Literary Geographies: Space, Place, and Environments

Biola University

La Mirada, CA

April 7–9, 2022

 

“All theology is rooted in geography.”

—Eugene H. Peterson, Under the Unpredictable Plant: an Exploration in Vocational Holiness

 

CFC: CURRENTS VOL. 7

updated: 
Wednesday, October 20, 2021 - 6:28am
Academic Association for Doctoral Students of English, Nicolaus Copernicus University in Toruń
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, November 15, 2021

CALL FOR CONTRIBUTIONS

 

CURRENTS NO. 7

GLOBAL – LOCAL – GLOCAL in Anglophone Literature, Culture, and Linguistics

 

We are pleased to announce the call for contributions for the seventh issue of CURRENTS: A Journal of Young English Philology Thought and Review. CURRENTS is an open access, peer-reviewed, yearly interdisciplinary journal, based in Toruń (Nicolaus Copernicus University), addressed to young researchers in the field of English studies.

Routledge Companion to Literature and Social Justice.

updated: 
Tuesday, October 19, 2021 - 4:46pm
Nick T. C. Lu / Southeastern Louisiana University
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, November 30, 2021

 Dr. Masood Raja of the University of North Texas and I are currently working on a new critical volume on literature and social justice.

Non-Western Approaches in Environmental Humanities

updated: 
Tuesday, October 19, 2021 - 4:15pm
University of Warsaw
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, January 15, 2022

International Conference
Non-Western Approaches in Environmental Humanities

Call for papers

11–13 July 2022
(Deadline for abstract submission: 15 January 2022)

University of Warsaw and via Zoom worldwide

organized by

The project “Non-anthropocentric Cultural Subjectivity”
realized as part of the “Excellence Initiative – Research University” programme at the University of Warsaw

and
Faculty of “Artes Liberales”, University of Warsaw

Keynote Speakers

Dipesh Chakrabarty, Ewa Domańska, Tetsuya Kono

 

Conference concept and coordination:

Aleksandra Brylska, PhD student

American Literature Association Conference 2022 Cormac McCarthy Sessions

updated: 
Tuesday, October 19, 2021 - 4:14pm
American Literature Association/Cormac McCarthy Society
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, January 1, 2022

Call for Papers

 

The Cormac McCarthy Society will sponsor two panels at the 2022

American Literature Association Conference

 

Topics Open

 

May 26-29, 2022

 

Chicago, IL

 

Send brief proposals for twenty-minute papers/presentations by January 1, 2022 to:

Steven Frye

CaliforniaStateUniversity, Bakersfield

sfrye@csub.edu

email proposals only

Cormac McCarthy International Conference Dublin

updated: 
Tuesday, October 19, 2021 - 4:14pm
Trinity College Dublin/Cormac McCarthy Society
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, April 1, 2022

Call for Papers

 

Cormac McCarthy

International Conference

 

Sponsored by

Trinity College Dublin

in association with

the Cormac McCarthy Society

 

Topics open,

with special interest in

Cormac McCarthy’s relationship to Ireland and Irish heritage

 

June 14-17, 2022

Trinity College Dublin, Ireland

 

The Barbara L. Packer Fellowship

updated: 
Tuesday, October 19, 2021 - 4:10pm
Susan Dunston / Ralph Waldo Emerson Society
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, January 15, 2022

Dear colleagues,

With apologies for cross-posting, I’d like to bring your attention to the Barbara L. Packer Fellowship, a short-term research fellowship supported by the Ralph Waldo Emerson Society and the American Antiquarian Society. Please distribute widely.

Fragile Ecologies and Discontinuous Modernities

updated: 
Tuesday, October 19, 2021 - 4:10pm
Christ's (Deemed to be) University, India and National Taiwan Normal University, Taiwan
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, October 29, 2021

In cosmogonical texts like the Navajo Myth, the search for an ecology of inter-species relations is threatened by the meeting of the horizons of the sky and the earth which unhinges the stable cosmos. In narratives of climate dystopias like Bruno Arpaia's Something Out There (2016) and ecological parables like Wu Ming-Yi's The Man with Compound Eyes (2011), the threats of expulsions from habitable places and the severing of human relationships are explored within apocalyptic frameworks of planetary harm.

India Beyond Museumised Identities: The Radicalization of Politics, Memory and Gender

updated: 
Tuesday, October 19, 2021 - 4:09pm
Dr. Subhadeep Paul, Assistant Professor, Department of English, School of Literature, Language & Cultural Studies, Bankura University.
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 31, 2022

In terms of a national frame and a geo-political collective, India has been a witness to multiple psychotraumatological contextualities of volatile historical and political upheavals and ruptures.

The Caribbean Science Fiction Network

updated: 
Tuesday, October 19, 2021 - 4:09pm
Caribbean sf net podcast
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, October 3, 2022

Want to learn more about Caribbean fantasy, folklore, speculative, and science fiction? Interested in established and emerging Caribbean voices about all things sf? Then tune in to The Caribbean Science Fiction Network. In this podcast I spotlight emerging and established Caribbean voices who use sf genres to explore future states of Caribbean identity.

Poetry and the Global Climate Crisis: Creative Approaches to Complex Challenges

updated: 
Wednesday, October 13, 2021 - 3:46pm
Amatoritsro Ede/ Mount Allison University
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, November 15, 2021

Our previous books, Poetry and Pedagogy across the Lifespan (2018) and Poetry and Sustainability in Education (forthcoming 2021/22), explore poetry’s crucial role in educating learners of all age groups to meet the challenges faced as we navigate current and future crises. While both of these volumes provide theoretical approaches and applicable tools and methods for teaching poetry in numerous contexts, the essays are heavily weighted towards European/North American poets and/or Western educational institutions. This new volume seeks to invite perspectives from around the globe, centering on comparativist or non-Western paradigms and practices.

Extended Deadline--INCS 2022

updated: 
Wednesday, October 13, 2021 - 2:28pm
Interdisciplinary Nineteenth Century Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, November 1, 2021

Extended Deadline, INCS 2022

19th Century Strata

March 24-27, 2022

Salt Lake City, Utah

Interdisciplinary Nineteenth Century Studies Conference

See: https://incs.utah.edu/

Bodies of Water in African American Fiction & Film

updated: 
Friday, October 8, 2021 - 2:52pm
Ama S. Wattley, Sharon A. Lewis
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, November 5, 2021

We invite abstracts for a new book of original essays which explore the meaning and/or function of still or moving bodies of water -- lakes, rivers, the sea, gulfs, streams, ponds, canals -- in narratives by African Americans.

Queer Sahara | Queer Sonora

updated: 
Wednesday, October 6, 2021 - 2:36pm
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, October 15, 2021

Queer Sahara | Queer Sonora

A Panel at the 53rd Annual Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA) Convention

March 10-13, 2022 in Baltimore, Maryland (although hybrid presentations are possible)

In this panel, we will consider shared connections across desert spaces in the queer imaginary, using the Sonoran Desert and the Sahara Desert as specific sites of comparison, reinvention, liberation, and self-definition. Rather than empty spaces or zones of death, these deserts and their vibrant ecosystems contain various well-established queer enclaves such as Palm Springs, California; Bisbee and Melrose (Phoenix), Arizona; and locales at the edge of the Sahara, such as Fes and Marrakesh, Morocco.

Kathleen Raine, poet of the past or of times to come? International Conference: A Homage to Kathleen Raine

updated: 
Wednesday, October 6, 2021 - 3:09am
Université Sorbonne Nouvelle
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, October 31, 2021

 

Call for papers

Kathleen Raine, poet of the past or of times to come?

International Conference: A Homage to Kathleen Raine

 

 

Dear colleagues,

 

We are delighted to confirm that the international conference in Homage to Kathleen Raine will be held in person at the Sorbonne and at the research center of the Sorbonne Nouvelle on March 24 and 25, 2022. The call for papers (see below) has been extended to October 31, 2021. You will find all the necessary information on the conference website.

Disasters, Apocalypses, and Catastrophes (PCA)

updated: 
Tuesday, October 5, 2021 - 3:43pm
Popular Culture Association (PCA) National Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, November 15, 2021

Popular Culture Association

Seattle April 13-16, 2022

Subject Area: Disasters, Apocalypses, and Catastrophes

Deadline: November 15, 2021

Scope of the paper topics accepted under this area:

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