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Memory: Forgetting, Futures, and Foundations

updated: 
Tuesday, November 16, 2021 - 12:56pm
Stony Brook University Department of English / Graduate English Society
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 7, 2022

Stony Brook University
34th Annual English Graduate Conference
February 24th-25th, 2022

“Memory: Forgetting, Futures, and Foundations”

Keynote Speaker
Edgar Garcia
University of Chicago

“Memory believes before knowing remembers. Believes longer than recollects, longer than knowing even wonders.”
- William Faulkner, A Light in August

Communities of Distance

updated: 
Monday, November 15, 2021 - 6:41pm
Marshall Meyer / Johns Hopkins University Department of Comparative Thought and Literature
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, December 15, 2021

From the global to the individual level, our sense of community has undergone a profound transformation within just a couple years. Where it once suggested closeness and intimacy, community now paradoxically demands that we maintain a healthy distance from one another—each one of us a monad tucked away in our respective homes, our old sources of community displaced as they transition to virtual formats. We even maintain patterns of disciplined isolation to protect the health and safety of those whom we would otherwise not need to consider.

Call for Article Submissions

updated: 
Thursday, November 11, 2021 - 4:38pm
Studies in American Culture
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, April 10, 2022

Call for Submissions

Studies in American Culture welcomes the submission of essays on all aspects of American culture, including studies of literature, film, language, visual and performing arts, and history from all scholarly and critical approaches.

 

Queries are encouraged.

 

The Editorial Board welcomes studies of the arts, music, theatre, digital humanities, political science, sociology, literature, history, or any other area related to American Studies. We will consider any essay that explores an interesting dimension of American culture but are particularly eager to see submissions that approach their subjects from an interdisciplinary perspective.

 

Comhfhios Graduate Conference

updated: 
Wednesday, November 10, 2021 - 7:49pm
Irish Studies at Boston College
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, December 15, 2021

The Irish Studies Graduate Students of Boston College, in conjunction with the Irish Studies Program, are pleased to be hosting the fifth annual Comhfhios Boston College conference. Comhfhios (pronounced “co-is”) meaning “knowledge together,” or “open to all knowledge,” invites emerging scholars in all Irish Studies fields to gather again in Boston. 

 

"Challenging Williams": William Carlos Williams Society Biennial Conference

updated: 
Monday, November 8, 2021 - 7:10pm
William Carlos Williams Society
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 10, 2022

William Carlos Williams Society Biennial Conference 

June 23-25, 2022

Arrupe College of Loyola University Chicago

Chicago, Illinois, USA

 

Challenging Williams

The forthcoming WCW Society Biennial Conference invites papers on an intentionally diverse range of topics, with the goal of seeking places and poems in Williams’s oeuvre where a (re)evaluation may be fruitful. In what ways does Williams's work continue to challenge us as readers, scholars, persons? Conversely, how may we be drawn or compelled to challenge Williams's work, as readers, scholars, persons?

 

Beginnings and Endings: Embracing or Rejecting Change

updated: 
Friday, November 5, 2021 - 3:07pm
The Acacia Group at California State University, Fullerton
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 28, 2022

Beginnings and Endings: Embracing or Rejecting Change

The 2022 Acacia Group Annual Graduate Conference 

California State University, Fullerton 

March 18-19, 2022

“But for me, it was not over, I mean, over in the sense of beginning and ending, because to me there was no beginning nor ending to anything then.” William Faulkner, As I Lay Dying (175)

Anti-Racism (The Humanities Center at Texas Tech Annual Conference in the Humanities, Lubbock, TX, April 22-23, 2022)

updated: 
Friday, November 5, 2021 - 3:07pm
Humanities Center at Texas Tech
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 31, 2021

The Humanities Center at Texas Tech Annual Conference 2022:

“Anti-Racism”

Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas

April 22-23, 2022

 

Keynote Speaker:

Dr. Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor

Professor, African American Studies, Princeton University

2021 MacArthur Foundation Fellow

2021 Guggenheim Fellowship Recipient

Author of The Race for Profit: How Banks and the Real Estate Industry

Being Undocumented and Belonging in US Ethnic Literature

updated: 
Monday, November 1, 2021 - 1:44pm
Sherry Johnson/Society for the Study of Multi-Ethnic Literature of the United States (MELUS)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 14, 2022

Understandings of what it means to be undocumented remain a part of critical discussions in the US -- whether about immigration status or a citizen’s sex designation or voter eligibility on official documents, for example. MELUS invites individual paper proposals that explore what it means to be undocumented -- legally, culturally or otherwise -- in fiction, memoir, or poetry by ethnic American writers. Specifically, we are interested in papers that consider how authors (re)imagine what it means to be undocumented -- and how intersections of identities of historically excluded populations function to further understanding of being undocumented in such works.

Measuring Pluralism / Open Call for Data Scientists

updated: 
Monday, November 1, 2021 - 8:58am
Plural / Pluriel
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, June 30, 2022

Pluralism is a very central but elusive contemporary value. Pluralism is the belief that diversity is beneficial to society. Most of us would agree, but what does diversity exactly mean? How to measure it and tell whether a society is more or less diverse?

Cultural pluralism, political pluralism and value pluralism all have slightly different meanings, but they all share the belief that coexistence of diverse opinions, ways of life and value systems is enriching for all members of a society.

DREADNESS The Mystic Power, Philosophy and Performance of Shadow 1941-2021

updated: 
Monday, November 1, 2021 - 8:57am
Groundation Foundation and the University of the West Indies
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 21, 2022

In celebration of the Mighty Shadow’s 80th birthday, The Groundation Foundation and The University of the West Indies will host a one day virtual symposium to honour his body of work to be held on Friday March 4th 2022.

 

Rethinking Social Exclusion: Issues and Perspectives

updated: 
Monday, November 1, 2021 - 8:53am
Sikkim University
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, November 3, 2021

A Three-Day National Level Interdisciplinary Conference Organised by the Department of English, Sikkim University, Gangtok, Sikkim-737102

 

 Concept Note

 

Agency, Community, Kinship – Representations of Migration Beyond Victimhood

updated: 
Monday, November 1, 2021 - 8:46am
Lea Espinoza Garrido, Carolin Gebauer, Julia Wewior, University of Wuppertal
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, December 12, 2021

Agency, Community, Kinship – Representations of Migration Beyond Victimhood

Interdisciplinary Online Symposium, February 23–24, 2022 University of Wuppertal, Germany (online)

Other Times, Other Spaces

updated: 
Wednesday, October 27, 2021 - 2:16pm
Institut Supérieur des Langues de Tunis, Tunisia
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, December 25, 2021

                                                             Institut Supérieur des Langues de Tunis

                                                                          Department of English

                                                                  Call for Papers and Participations

 

INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON

“Other Times, Other Spaces

16-17 March 2022

Venue: ISLT

Indian Traditional Knowledge System: Relevance and Perspectives

updated: 
Wednesday, October 20, 2021 - 3:42pm
Dr Sunil Kumar Mishra
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, November 25, 2021

CALL FOR CHAPTERS

Title of the Book

 

Indian Traditional Knowledge System: Relevance and Perspectives

ISBN: 978-93-91467-49-4

Submission: 25 November 2021Email your chapter to:  upanayanbooks@gmail.com

 Editor:Dr. Sunil K. Mishra

Free Registration:   https://forms.gle/RXTjLqo5ioCQ4Xh49

Guidelines for Authors

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.

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

 

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.

Economies of the Literary Nation: Literary Capitalism and Nationalism in the Long 19th Century

updated: 
Tuesday, October 19, 2021 - 3:52pm
"Babes-Bolyai" University / Hungarian Academy of Sciences
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, October 18, 2021

Economies of the Literary Nation: Literary Capitalism and Nationalism in the Long 19th Century

 

A conference in Budapest, 13–14 June 2022,

with keynote speaker

Prof. Galin Tihanov (George Steiner Professor of Comparative Literature at Queen Mary University of London)

Film Studies in Northeast, Southeast Asia and East Asia

updated: 
Tuesday, October 19, 2021 - 1:21am
Rising Asia Journal
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 30, 2022

The Rising Asia Journal invites academic articles  on  Film Studies focusing on the North East of India, South East Asia , China, the Koreas, Taiwan, and Japan within the following fields :
History, Literature, Postcolonial Studies, Literary Theory, Film Theory , Culture , Cultural Studies, and International Relations and War & Society.
The papers must provide a new perspective and a fresh interpretation.They must  be original, supported with scholarly research, and the must not have been published or under consideration for publication in any media in print or online .

Rage, Resilience, and Response (April 6-9, 2022) - Updated Deadline 10/31

updated: 
Monday, October 18, 2021 - 7:09pm
College Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, October 31, 2021

81st Annual College Language Association Convention

“Rage, Resilience, & Response”

April 6-9, 2022

Emory University

Westin Atlanta Perimeter North

7 Concourse Parkway NE

Atlanta, GA 30305

 

Call for Proposals

Books Beyond Boundaries Conference: Nationhood, Identity, and Speculative Fiction

updated: 
Monday, October 18, 2021 - 5:47am
Ulster University
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, November 12, 2021

15th-16th January 2022, Ulster University, Online

'Culture is the context within which we need to situate the self, for it is only by virtue of the interpretations, orientations and values provided by culture that we can formulate our identities, say ‘who we are’, and ‘where we are coming from’ (Benhabib, 2000:18)

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