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Volume 1, Issue 1: "Crossings" in Undergraduate Interdisciplinary Feminist Research

updated: 
Tuesday, November 22, 2022 - 1:24pm
Crossings: Swarthmore Undergraduate Feminist Research Journal
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 16, 2022

Crossings is a new, open-access undergraduate interdisciplinary research journal at Swarthmore College that provides a forum for discourse on feminist theory and scholarship. The title is inspired by M. Jacqui Alexander’s Pedagogies of Crossing, which takes as its basis the concept of the Middle Passage, the Crossing, to understand Black transnational feminism’s erosion of boundaries —disciplinary conventions, respectability politics, national borders, and bodies that are gendered, sexualized, and racialized, among others kinds of categories—  in relation to empire and postmodernity. 

Reminder: British Commonwealth and Postcolonial Studies Conference

updated: 
Friday, November 18, 2022 - 9:20am
British Commonwealth and Postcolonial Studies Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, December 15, 2022

The British Commonwealth and Postcolonial Studies Conference, inaugurated in 1992 — the oldest and longest-running annual meeting of its kind in the United States — calls for presentations situated in colonial and postcolonial histories, literatures, creative and performing arts, politics, economics, and all other aspects of the countries formerly colonized by Britain and other European powers.

In the 32 years of this conference, there has perhaps never been a more urgent time to address the fundamental issues of postcolonial studies: justice, injustice, the imposition of power, and the mechanisms of control.

Familiar Perpetrators Special Issue CfP

updated: 
Wednesday, November 16, 2022 - 5:17pm
American Studies Program, University of Bucharest
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, December 10, 2022

This is a Call for Papers for a special issue of [Inter]sections, the annual double-blind peer reviewed journal of American Studies at the University of Bucharest (ISSN 2068 – 3472). The journal is open access (www.intersections-journal.com) and it is indexed in the MLA Directory of Periodicals, Ulrichsweb, DOAJ, CEEOL, EBSCO, and ERIH PLUS. 

Decolonizing Bodies (Edited Collection)

updated: 
Wednesday, November 16, 2022 - 5:01pm
Carolyn Ureña/ University of Pennsylvania
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, December 15, 2022

Decolonizing Bodies

Editors: Carolyn Ureña (University of Pennsylvania) and Saiba Varma (UC San Diego)

 

Call for papers -- “Reckonings and Re-Imaginings”: Imagining and Enacting the Terms Under which We Might Create a Radically Different World -- ILSA 2023 Annual Gathering

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Wednesday, November 16, 2022 - 5:00pm
Indigenous Literary Studies Association (ILSA)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 13, 2023

“Reckonings and Re-Imaginings”: Imagining and Enacting the Terms Under which We Might Create a Radically Different World

 A Gathering of the Indigenous Literary Studies Association

 May 31-June 2, 2023

As part of the Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences, York University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

National Romanticism in Finland

updated: 
Wednesday, November 16, 2022 - 4:59pm
North American Society for the Study of Romanticism
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, November 28, 2022

Call for Papers

Virtual Panel on “National Romanticism in Finland”

March 29–April 2, 2023

As part of the North American Society for the Study of Romanticism (NASSR) 2023 Conference (https://www.shsu.edu/academics/english/nassr/) at Sam Houston State University, Huntsville, Texas, FinnFest USA (https://finnfest.us/) is sponsoring an online panel “National Romanticism in Finland.”

Indian Spiritual Traditions and Resistance to Colonial Epistemes

updated: 
Tuesday, November 15, 2022 - 12:47pm
Mirik college, university of North bengal, India
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, December 15, 2022

While interest in postcolonialism has spanned a vast number of sub-fields and disciplines such as psychological explorations of resistance, the persistence of colonial topography in post-colonial governmentality, etc. not much attention has been given to the domain of Indian spirituality as an effective counter-discourse to the Colonial epistemic tradition.

Reminder - CFP - HyperCultura - 11/2022

updated: 
Friday, November 11, 2022 - 10:06am
Hyperion University, Romania
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, November 16, 2022

CFP - HyperCultura - no. 11/2022

Dear Colleagues,

We just want to remind you to submit articles for our next issue, due March-April 2023. Continuing the last issue’s approach, and in accordance with the times we live in, we will welcome papers on the following themes: NATIONALISM/ POST-NATIONALISM,  COLONIALISM/ POSTCOLONIALISM/ DECOLONIZATION, RACE, GENDER STUDIES, ETHNICITY, and IDENTITY. Following our Journal’s profile, we only receive articles on the following domains: LITERATURE (not classic), MEDIA STUDIES, FILM STUDIES, VISUAL AND  PERFORMATIVE ARTS, and TEACHING (language and literature). Comparative papers are encouraged, although this is not a “must."

The Latina/o/x Literature & Culture Society of the American Literature Association 34th Annual Conference: May 25-28, 2023 Westin Copley Place, Boston, MA

updated: 
Friday, November 11, 2022 - 10:04am
The Latina/o/x Literature & Culture Society
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, January 15, 2022

The Latina/o/x Literature & Culture Society of the American Literature Association

34th Annual Conference: May 25-28, 2023

Westin Copley Place, Boston, MA

This year the Latina/o/x Literature & Culture Society welcomes submissions focusing on diverse topics including literary genre, single authors, children’s literature, speculative fiction, comparative analyses, as well as cultural studies approaches. We also encourage a variety of theoretical and interdisciplinary prisms, and a variety of panel types, including traditional paper sessions, roundtable discussions, and sessions dedicated to the teaching of Latina/o/x literature.

Hurston, Woman on Fire!

updated: 
Thursday, November 10, 2022 - 3:44pm
Bethune-Cookman University
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 6, 2023

Hurston, Woman on Fire!

Bethune-Cookman University welcomes proposals for its annual Zora Neale Hurston Conference to be held virtually on February 16-17, 2023.

Hurston, Woman on Fire! celebrates Hurston’s spirit of resistance, reflected in her life and her work, and recognizes established and emerging scholarship. Student panels will be included this year as well.

You are invited to submit abstracts for individual or panel presentations on topics related to Hurston or that reflect her multidisciplinary interests. Presentations can be scholarly, pedagogical, and/or creative.

African Literature Association Panel

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Thursday, November 10, 2022 - 3:08pm
African Literature Association
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, December 1, 2022

Intra-African Migration and Kinship Structures: Reframing Afropolitanism  

 

Afropolitanism has generated a great deal of debate and discussion, and many panels on Afropolitanism have been organized at African Literature Association conferences since the first such a panel in 2015.  These discussions often point out how Afropolitan concepts can question national and geographical affiliations and dislodge fixed ideas of belonging in the contemporary world. Too often the scholarship focuses on Africans’ connections to the West, a focus that has provoked significant controversies and disagreements.

Call for Papers: Luso/Hispanophone Caucus of the African Literature Association (LHCALA)

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Thursday, November 10, 2022 - 3:03pm
African Literature Association- LHCALA
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, December 12, 2022

At its 48th Annual Conference (Knoxville, TN, May 24-27, 2023), titled Crossings: Africans Moving In/Across Space and Time, the African Literature Association (ALA) proposes to focus on migrations and other forms of movements of Africans and their descendants.

Media Building - edited collection

updated: 
Thursday, November 10, 2022 - 3:03pm
Media Building: New Perspectives on Journalism, Mass Communication, and the Built Environment
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, January 10, 2023

Editors

Will Mari, LSU | Carole O’Reilly, Salford | E. James West, Northampton

 

Twenty-Ninth Japan Studies Association Conference

updated: 
Thursday, November 10, 2022 - 3:02pm
Japan Studies Association
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 2, 2022

Twenty-Ninth Japan Studies Association Conference—In Person!
January 4-6, 2023
(Wed.-Fri.)

The Hyatt Place Waikiki Beach Hotel
Honolulu, Hawai'i

Journal of European Popular Culture - Next Issue

updated: 
Sunday, November 6, 2022 - 3:53pm
Journal of European Popular Culture - Intellect Publishers
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, November 21, 2022

Journal of European Popular Culture (JEPC)

Intellect Publishers

Next issue - call for articles

This peer-reviewed journal seeks lively submissions for its latest issues on any aspect of European cultural and creative activity.

- Early submission is encouraged -

The journal is interested in contemporary practices, but also in historical, contextual, biographical or theoretical analyses relating to past cultural activities in Europe.

Papers or exploratory critical or creative pieces relating to European media, literature and the writing arts, film, music, new media, art and design, architecture, drama and dance or fine art are all very welcome.

“Life and Death in Latinx Literatures”

updated: 
Friday, November 4, 2022 - 10:46am
5th Biennial U.S. Latinx Literary Theory and Criticism Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 9, 2023

 

CFP

5thBiennial U.S. Latinx Literary Theory and Criticism Conference

 

 “Life and Death in Latinx Literatures”

April 5th-April 7th, 2023

Abstracts Due: January 9th, 2023

 

 

"WEST BY NORTHEAST" Canadian Association of American Studies 2023

updated: 
Thursday, November 3, 2022 - 11:57am
Canadian Association of American Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 9, 2023

 

 

CAAS 2023: WEST BY NORTHEAST, 22-24 September 2023

 

“West by Northeast” is an interdisciplinary conference, hosted by Mount Saint Vincent University and the Canadian Association for American Studies. It will take place in Halifax, Nova Scotia in K'jipuktuk, part of Mi'kma'ki, the unceded and ancestral territory of the Mi'kmaq, on 22-24 September 2023.

 

The Ecology of Erasure

updated: 
Thursday, November 3, 2022 - 11:49am
Louisiana State University - English Graduate Student Association
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, December 31, 2022

The LSU English Graduate Student Association presents the 22rd annual Mardi Gras Conference: The Ecology of Erasure

February 15-17, 2023 | LSU Women’s Center | Hybrid Format

Special Topic: Early American Literature--Confluence at CEA 2023

updated: 
Monday, October 31, 2022 - 3:59pm
College English Association
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, November 1, 2022

Call for Papers, Confluence at CEA 2023

March 30-April 1, 2023 | San Antonio, Texas

Sheraton Gunter Hotel, San Antonio | 205 East Houston Street, San Antonio, TX 78205

The College English Association, a gathering of scholar-teachers in English studies, welcomes proposals for presentations on Confluence for our 53nd annual conference. Submit your proposal at www.cea-web.org

Special topic: Early American Literature

Deadline Extended: Asian American Religious Studies Unit AAR Western Region

updated: 
Sunday, October 30, 2022 - 12:42pm
American Academy of Religion Western Region
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, November 15, 2022

American Academy of Religion - Western Region Annual Meeting 2023

University of California, Davis March 24-26, 2023

Call for Papers: The Role of Religion in Asian American Civil Rights Discourses

Panel: Asian American Religious Studies Unit

POETRY, COMICS, PROSE: CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS

updated: 
Wednesday, October 26, 2022 - 9:34pm
WinC Magazine
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, November 20, 2022

For more information, visit TINYURL.COM/WINCMAG

 

December 2022 Issue Submissions Call! 

Theme: Love. There are so many things that revolve around that word. It is the number one muse for so many creative people and it means different things to everyone. What does love mean to you? Who or what do you love? How does the word or sentiment make you feel?

We want to know what Autumn looks like through your eyes -- whether in the past, present or future, fiction or non-fiction and across genres (Sci-Fi, Fantasy, Slice of Life, etc.).  We are accepting the following storytelling formats:

SINDIWE MAGONA 2023: SCHOLARLY CONFERENCE

updated: 
Wednesday, October 26, 2022 - 9:33pm
Georgia State University
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, December 31, 2022

This conference is hybrid in nature and welcomes participants who can present in person at Georgia State in Atlanta or virtually, from their home institution or their own home. This structure is intended to create a diverse conference group, with attendees from multiple locations around the world. Virtual attendees are encouraged to consider putting together a panel or a round table of presenters from their own institution; in that way, that institution can function as an international hub for the conference. Sindiwe Magona 2023: Literary Reflections on Contemporary Issues in South Africa and Beyond

GeoSym 2023: Spatiality and Sustainability

updated: 
Wednesday, October 26, 2022 - 2:11pm
University of Tennessee, Knoxville
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, December 8, 2022

Biodiversity loss, the warming of cities, increasing cost and demand of housing with limited supply, and many other topics are issues relating to spatiality and sustainability. The University of Tennessee, Knoxville Department of Geography and Sustainability seeks to highlight Spatiality and Sustainability as meeting points for a broad range of disciplines exploring the changing distribution of both human and natural elements on our planet across space and time. We invite the submission of abstracts from undergraduate students, graduate students and faculty from all disciplines with a strong emphasis on the interdisciplinary and collaborative nature of space/time research.

When There is Nothing More to Say. – Silence – The Dissolution of Meaning

updated: 
Sunday, October 23, 2022 - 4:58pm
ACLA 2023
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, October 31, 2022

“Silence is constituted by the absence of words but is therefore and simultaneously the presence of their absence” (The language of Silence. Schlant, Ernestine).  

There will always come that specific moment, – and then there is silence. Many great thinkers and artists reached a point, after their most productive phase where they had become silent, and silence exists as a decision and punishment.

Wittgenstein concluded, “Whereof one cannot speak, thereof one must be silent.”

Queer Studies Conference (Asheville NC)

updated: 
Sunday, October 23, 2022 - 4:50pm
Queer Studies Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, November 15, 2022

Confernce Theme
Blooming: Metamorphoses and Seasons of Queerness

Nothing stays static in the natural world. The cold and dead of winter gives way to the green shoots of spring, which flower out in summer’s long, warm days, only to wither and fall as the end of the year comes again. In this age of cold-hearted and unenlightened legislators attacking trans rights, a false spring of marriage equality, and (somewhat) greater representation in popular culture, we wonder what season are we in today as queer and trans people? How can we bloom in an ever-changing world and shape those changes to promote better, more just, and warmer-hearted treatment for all?

The Short Story's Global Dimensions

updated: 
Sunday, October 23, 2022 - 4:49pm
Gavin Jones / Stanford University
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, October 31, 2022

***CALL FOR PAPERS***

The Short Story’s Global Dimensions

 

A Seminar at the American Comparative Literature Association Annual Meeting, Chicago, March 16-19 2023. Organizers: Gavin Jones (grjones@stanford.edu) and Mike Collins (michael.collins@kcl.ac.uk).

 

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