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Polylogues at the intersection(s) of decolonisation, conviviality and ‘critical diversity’ literacy: (Re-)imagining a ‘good life’

updated: 
Wednesday, February 23, 2022 - 2:04pm
Wits Centre for Diversity Studies and Convivial Thinking Collective
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, May 31, 2022

Editors: Wits Centre for Diversity Studies  and Convivial Thinking Editorial Collective

The Oxfam Inequality Report is a yearly reminder of the pervasiveness and depth of embedded injustices and inequalities in our daily lives. Colonial trajectories continue to shape contemporary tendencies to universalise the constitutive elements of a ‘good life’, encapsulated in global goals such as the SDGs. The resultant erasure denies other social and political imaginaries, other ways of knowing and understanding the world; as the Zapatista say, ‘a world of many worlds’, wherein we collectively create pluriversal spaces to flourish.

WSU SJCon Re-storying Social Justice: Constructing Coalition at the Intersections of Theory, Community, Positionality, and Practice

updated: 
Tuesday, February 22, 2022 - 3:21pm
Washington State University Interdisciplinary Social Justice Conference (WSU SJCon)
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, February 28, 2022

Conference Dates: Friday, March 25th and Saturday, March 26th, 2022

Location: Virtually with optional in-person opportunities from Washington State University, Pullman 

Call for Papers

“Re-storying” Social Justice: Constructing Coalition at the Intersections of Theory, Community, Positionality, and Practice

By “re-storying,” I mean a retelling and imagining of stories that restore and continue cultural memories… [a] radical disruption of master narratives through the telling and retelling of stories that disrupt dominant formations of history and culture.

SUNY Albany EGSO 2022 Conference

updated: 
Monday, February 21, 2022 - 2:36pm
University at Albany’s English Graduate Student Organization
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, March 13, 2022

Online Conference April 2nd, 2022 (EST)
Call for Critical and Creative Proposals:
“Not all of us can say, with any degree of certainty, that we have always been human, or that we are only that.”
--Rosi Braidotti, The Posthuman (2013)

Flights of the Imagination: Dragons in Mythology and Folklore

updated: 
Monday, February 21, 2022 - 2:30pm
St. Thomas University
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, April 8, 2022

Dracones in Mundo: Dragons in Literature, Film, and Pop Culture: A Series of Edited Volumes.

This CFP focuses on folklore and mythology regarding dragons. I am looking for 4 or 5 essays to round out the volume.

Deadline for proposals: April 8, 2022
Deadline for first drafts: June 17, 2022

How to submit your proposal
Please send abstracts and a short biographical note to Rachel L. Carazo at rachel.carazo@snhu.edu

The Violence of Humour

updated: 
Monday, February 21, 2022 - 2:29pm
KIMEP University
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, June 30, 2022

‘The Violence of Humour’ 

Call for papers : Summer issue deadline 30th June 2022

LCEKIMEP ISSN: 2709-5010

Contact Adel Aitym at LCEKIMEP@gmail.com

LCEKIMEP is an open access online journal that is published by KIMEP University four times per year. It incorporates the work of international scholars who are engaged in research in the areas of Applied Linguistics, Pedagogy, any aspect of Cultural Studies, Cultural Production and Criticism, and Environmental Humanities.

Ethics of Life Reconsidered: Coexistence in a Chronic Emergency

updated: 
Monday, February 21, 2022 - 2:29pm
ELLAK (English Language and Literature Association of Korea)
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, June 30, 2022

The English Language and Literature Association of Korea (ELLAK) presents its annual conference to be held virtually from Thursday, December 15 to Saturday, December 17, 2022.

 

[Deadline approaching] Call for proposals: Special Issue of RCEI (Revista Canaria de Estudios Ingleses)

updated: 
Monday, February 21, 2022 - 3:49am
Research project "Literature and Globalization 2: Communities of Waste"
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, March 1, 2022

CALL FOR A SPECIAL ISSUE OF REVISTA CANARIA DE ESTUDIOS INGLESES (spring 2023)

 

The Revista Canaria de Estudios Ingleses (RCEI) seeks submissions for a special issue entitled “Toxic Tales: Narratives of Waste in Post-Industrial North America,” to be published in spring 2023. The monograph is guest-edited by Begoña Simal-González (Universidade da Coruña), Sara Villamarín-Freire (Universidade da Coruña), and Elsa del Campo Ramírez (Universidad Nebrija), members of the research project “Literature and Globalization 2: Communities of Waste,” financed by the Spanish Ministry of Science (PID2019-106798GB-I00) and the AEI (National Research Agency).

 

SAMLA African American Literature Panel

updated: 
Wednesday, February 16, 2022 - 3:17pm
South Atlantic Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, June 25, 2022

South Atlantic Modern Language Association (SAMLA) Conference 

 

AFRICAN AMERICAN LITERATURE AND CLIMATIC JUSTICE/INJUSTICE 

 

Multispecies Entanglements Special Session at PAMLA 2022

updated: 
Wednesday, February 16, 2022 - 3:14pm
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA)
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, May 15, 2022

ABSTRACT: This session offers a panel on the study of multispecies entanglements—the adaptive, relational co-becoming between people and the other-than-human world that is increasingly urgent given the climate crisis. This session welcomes works on traditional ecological knowledge (TEK), environmental humanities, animal studies, magical realism, Indigenous wonderworks, collaborative works, and creative projects on the entanglement between humans and the other-than-human.

 

CFP JOHN CLARE (MLA Annual Convention 2023)

updated: 
Wednesday, February 16, 2022 - 3:14pm
Erica McAlpine/John Clare Society of North America
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 18, 2022

CALL FOR PAPERS ON JOHN CLARE

 

The John Clare Society of North America invites paper proposals for its guaranteed panel at the Modern Language Association Annual Convention in San Francisco, January 5-8th, 2023.  Happy to receive scholarship on any aspect of Clare’s poetry, prose, life, and/or sphere of influence.

 Please send abstract and short bio by 18 March 2022 to Erica McAlpine at erica.mcalpine@ell.ox.ac.uk

 

Special Issue of The Global South: "The Far North and the Global South"

updated: 
Wednesday, February 16, 2022 - 3:09pm
The Global South
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, April 1, 2022

In the inaugural issue of The Global South, Arif Dirlik notes the fundamental instability of the journal’s core concept: “like all geographical designations of ideological and political spaces and projects,” the geography of the Global South “is much more complicated than the term suggests, and subject to change over time.” “[T]he ‘South’ of the contemporary world,” Dirlik reminds us, “may be significantly different in its composition and territorial spread than the South” of past historical moments.

Literary Druid

updated: 
Wednesday, February 16, 2022 - 3:09pm
Maheswari Publishers (The publishing unit of PANDIAN EDUCATIONAL TRUST- TN32D0026797)
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, March 30, 2022

Literary Druid is a journal that destinies to foster research and creative writing in English. It welcomes all nationals to contribute for learning and research purposes. The perspective of Literary Druid is to create a niche platform for academicians and patrons to share their intellect to enrich English language and Literature. I welcome all to learn and share.

CfP - Playing the Field III: Video Game Ecologies and American Studies

updated: 
Wednesday, February 16, 2022 - 3:32am
Dr. Nathalie Aghoro University of Eichstaett, Germany
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, March 15, 2022

Playing the Field III: Video Game Ecologies and American Studies

November 17-19, 2022

Amerikahaus Munich, Germany

“Video Game Ecologies and American Studies” is the third conference organized by “Playing the Field,” a collaborative research initiative for the study of video games in American studies: https://playingthefieldeu.wordpress.com/.

REMINDER: FASCINATING NOISE. SOUND IN ART AND SCIENCE.

updated: 
Sunday, February 13, 2022 - 11:44am
Pulse: the Journal of Science and Culture
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, April 30, 2022

FASCINATING NOISE. SOUND IN ART AND SCIENCE deadline for submissions: April 30, 2022 full name / name of organization: PULSE: THE JOURNAL OF SCIENCE AND CULTURE/ https://www.pulse-journal.org/open-call contact email: pulse.scistudies@gmail.com 

PULSE: THE JOURNAL OF SCIENCE AND CULTURE

CALL FOR PAPERS

Volume 9

 

FASCINATING NOISE. SOUND IN ART AND SCIENCE

 

“Wherever we are, what we hear is mostly noise. When we ignore it, it disturbs us. When we listen to it, we find it fascinating.” John Cage, “The Future of Music – Credo”

Querying Eco-Aesthetics

updated: 
Saturday, February 12, 2022 - 5:03pm
American Academy of Religion, Comparative Studies of Religion
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, February 28, 2022

Eco-Aesthetics: What is it? How to query it and think it through? This panel takes up such a line of inquiry within at least three broad domains: epistemology, method/practice and comparison. Especially for those who invested in ongoing concerns pertaining to ecology, environmentalism, wildlife preservation, sustainability, this panel seeks to amplify their voices in stock-taking the term Eco-Aesthetics. How do we conceptualize it epistemologically? How can Eco-Aesthetics be informed by and inform a multitude of trans-disciplinary discourses such as those coming out of art, anthropology, ethics, religious studies, natural sciences, architecture, spirituality and ritual studies?

The Working Dead: Capitalism, Mortality, and Their Discontents (panel)

updated: 
Thursday, February 10, 2022 - 12:35pm
Marxist Literary Group - Institute on Culture and Society: Transition
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, February 13, 2022

The COVID-19 pandemic’s disproportionate infection and fatality rates among the working class, coupled with the increasing peril from climate catastrophe, has foregrounded the existential precarity of those on the unfortunate side of the wage relation and empire. This panel considers, however, that in the absence of full human flourishing—in Marx’s word, Gattungswesen—the proletariat is, in a sense, already dead prior to the expiration of their physical bodies.

Summer Institute: NON/HUMANITY (Revisioning the Centrality of the Human in the Humanities)

updated: 
Tuesday, February 8, 2022 - 3:30pm
Jeremy Chow / Bucknell University
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, April 1, 2022

NON/HUMANITY:

Revisioning the Centrality of the Human in the Humanities

 

Bucknell Summer Institute

June 6-June 17, 2022

(Hybrid: In-person & Virtual Options)

Bucknell Humanities Center

Bucknell University

 

summerInstitute.scholar.bucknell.edu  

 

Application Deadline: April 1, 2022

Decisions by May 2, 2022

 

Constructing Identity from Culture and Belief - Online PGR Conference 2022

updated: 
Tuesday, February 8, 2022 - 3:30pm
University of Sheffield
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, March 1, 2022

Call for Papers

“Who am I?- Constructing identity from culture and belief”

What is identity, and how is it constructed? What cultural scripts do we draw upon when developing our notion of self, and how do these beliefs translate into wider rights and social obligations?

Eighteenth-Century Studies (ECS) Special Issue on Infrastructure Guest Editors: David Alff (University at Buffalo) and Jo Guldi (Southern Methodist University)

updated: 
Sunday, February 6, 2022 - 11:54am
Eighteenth-Century Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, October 1, 2022

In recent years, growing numbers of humanists and social scientists have asked how societies provision basic amenities like potable water, waste disposal, rapid transit, and telecommunications. The resulting field of infrastructure studies extends critical attention to the environments we manufacture to gratify material need on a mass scale. Our special issue will consider what eighteenth-century studies brings to a multidisciplinary conversation that usually restricts its focus to the present.

MLA 2023 Special Session: The Aesthetic Sphere of the Pandemic

updated: 
Sunday, February 6, 2022 - 11:45am
Camelia Raghinaru/ Concordia U. Irvine
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, March 15, 2022

    This MLA 2023 panel invites papers that explore artistic responses to the pandemic, both in its global and localized dimensions, with a focus on experimental art. Send 200-word abstracts and bio to Camelia Raghinaru, Concordia U. Irvine (camelia.raghinaru@cui.edu) by Tuesday, 15 March 2022. The starting point for this call for papers is the Cinema-19 project (https://vimeo.com/437355512), which offers an aesthetic/experimental response to the pandemic.

Landscape, Narrative, and Deep Time

updated: 
Sunday, February 6, 2022 - 2:45am
Saint Louis University-Madrid
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, March 31, 2022

June 2-3, Saint Louis University--Madrid campus

 

Ruge el bosque, multilingual ecopoetry anthology, accepting submissions until March 31

updated: 
Thursday, February 3, 2022 - 2:29pm
Ruge el bosque
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, March 31, 2022

RUGE EL BOSQUEOPEN CALL FOR POETS IN/OF THE SOUTHERN CONEArgentina, Chile, Paraguay, Uruguay and their borderlands
We are in the process of compiling an anthology of ecopoetry which offers an artistic, ecological, and political response to climatic, social, and linguistic changes in the Southern Cone region.

Prosopopoeia Today: Poetics and Politics

updated: 
Thursday, February 3, 2022 - 12:19pm
2i | Journal of Identity and Intermediality Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, July 15, 2022

"PROSOPOPOEIA TODAY: POETICS AND POLITICS"

 

issue 6 (2022)

2i | Journal of Identity and Intermediality Studies

 

 

Deadline for submissions of contributions: 15 July

 

Editors: Amândio Reis (U. Lisbon) and José Bértolo (NOVA U. Lisbon)

 

 

International Virtual Conference on Religion, Spirituality, and Society: Health

updated: 
Tuesday, February 1, 2022 - 7:18pm
Research Center on the Dialogue between Science and Theology of „Ovidius” University of Constanta, Romania
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, April 25, 2022

#CFP: Invitation to submit papers on HEALTH, from a religious, spiritual, or secular point of view.
Virtual attendance during May 20-28, 2022

Talking Place: A Symposium

updated: 
Tuesday, February 1, 2022 - 7:02pm
Manchester Metropolitan University
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 11, 2022

 

CALL FOR PAPERS

Is place central to your work, your creativity, or your understanding?

This symposium, organised by WomenTalkPlace and supported by the Centre for Place Writing at Manchester Metropolitan University, will provide a platform for conversations between those who find inspiration from their environment, whether that be the countryside, the city, or the places in between. The relationship with place might inspire acts of creativity, philosophical debate, or be a guide for day-to-day living. Sometimes this might engender a feeling of connection, but also less comfortable and more problematic responses.

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