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Conference series | 50+ Shades of Gothic: The Gothic Across Genre and Media in US Popular Culture

updated: 
Sunday, January 17, 2021 - 8:55am
PopMeC research collective and academic blog
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, March 7, 2021

CALL FOR PRESENTATIONS

Confirmed keynote scholars: Enrique Ajuria Ibarra, Xavier Aldana Reyes, Kyle Bishop, Kevin Corstorphine, Justin Edwards (closing), Anya Heise-von der Lippe, Michael Howarth, Evert J. van Leeuwen, Elizabeth Parker + Michelle Poland, David Punter (closing), Julia Round, Christy Tidwell, Jeffrey Weinstock (opening), Maisha L. Wester. 

CFP: PAMLA 2021 Special Session-Cyberpunk and the City (updated submission date)

updated: 
Friday, January 15, 2021 - 12:16pm
Melanie A. Marotta, Morgan State University
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, April 15, 2021

Call for Papers: Special Session-Cyberpunk and the City

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" (https://pamla.org/2020/conference-theme-city-god-city-destruction)

"Cultural Divides: Bridging Gaps and Making Connections"

updated: 
Friday, January 15, 2021 - 12:45am
Humanities Education and Research Association
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, February 1, 2021

              Humanities Education and Research Association

 HERA

Call for Papers

                                                                                          4-6 March 2021

"Cultural Divides: Bridging Gaps and Making Connections"

1st Virtual Conference

 

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.

American Women Writers at ALA 2021

updated: 
Wednesday, January 13, 2021 - 12:46am
Society for the Study of American Women Writers
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, February 12, 2021

The Society for the Study of American Women Writers (SSAWW) at ALA 2021

Open Topic

 

The Society for the Study of American Women Writers (SSAWW) seeks proposals for a guaranteed panel at ALA 2021, July 7 – 11 in Boston, Massachusetts. All proposals on American women writers and their work will be considered, regardless of time period or genre. Submit proposals, 300 word maximum, along with a brief cv to Dr. María Carla Sánchez, mcsanche@uncg.edu by February 12, 2021.

Corporeal Creations: Bodily Figurations of Creativity (Online Workshop)

updated: 
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.

Reminder: Edited volume: “Trans Identities in the French media” - Call for abstracts

updated: 
Tuesday, January 12, 2021 - 11:23am
Dr Romain Chareyron
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 31, 2021

As a preamble to this call for abstracts, we want to specify that we are using the terms “transgender” and “trans identities” as umbrella terms for people whose gender identity and/or gender expression differs from what is typically associated with the sex they were assigned at birth. Our use of “transgender” or “trans identities” thus encompasses a variety of experiences within and outside the gender binary, and a range of expressions, as trans individuals pursue many different options (medical changes, clothing, make-up, etc.) to bring their appearances into alignment with their gender identity, or may choose not to.

 

CFP Conference for Graduate Students “There is No Us without You”: Postcolonial, Feminist, and (Post-)Marxist Perspectives on the Other in Asia

updated: 
Tuesday, January 12, 2021 - 11:17am
Situations: Cultural Studies in the Asian Context
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 31, 2021

Call for Papers:

 Situations Conference for Graduate Students

  

“There is No Us without You”: Postcolonial, Feminist, and (Post-)Marxist

Perspectives on the Other in Asia

 

Date: Monday, February 8, 2021

Venue: Online Zoom

Katherine Mansfield: Germany and Beyond

updated: 
Tuesday, January 12, 2021 - 11:17am
Janet Wilson/ Katherine Mansfield Society
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, January 7, 2021

 

 

Katherine Mansfield:

Germany and Beyond

 

Bad Wörishofen, Germany

25-27 October 2021

 

An international conference organised by the

Katherine Mansfield Society

 

Hosted by the Bad Wörishofen Mayorality

and Tourist and Spa Bureau

 

Body Studies Journal - Covid, BLM, and more

updated: 
Tuesday, January 12, 2021 - 11:17am
The Body Studies Journal / Cabrini University
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 31, 2021

The Body Studies Journal (bodystudiesjournal.org, ISSN 2642-9772), a peer-reviewed, open access journal for the inter-/trans-disciplinary field of Body Studies, welcomes submissions for its third issue.  

Coronavirus, the brutal murders of George Floyd and so many other innocent Black people, and the Black Lives Matters movement have indelibly marked how 2020 will be recorded in history.  All of these revolutionary social, medical, cultural and historical movements intersect with the body.  The Body Studies Journal specifically invites papers that focus on the events of 2020.

Suggested topics include but are not limited to:  

Women and Agency: Transnational Perspectives, c.1450-1790

updated: 
Tuesday, January 12, 2021 - 11:16am
Virtual Symposium, University of Oxford
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, February 28, 2021

This two-day interdisciplinary symposium invites scholars to examine early modern women’s agency from a transnational perspective. Conversations about women’s agency continue to ripple across the world, from new, passionate campaigns in Mexico and Poland that have fought to address feminicide and sexual violence, to the Women’s Marches, which have annually inspired global response. Now, we turn with fresh urgency to early modern women’s participation in intellectual and literary cultures that bridged regional, national, and transnational divides.

Handmaidens of the Patriarchy: Anti-Feminist Complicity across Cultures

updated: 
Tuesday, January 12, 2021 - 11:09am
Modern Language Association Convention
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, March 1, 2021

Handmaidens of the Patriarchy: Anti-Feminist Complicity across Cultures (sponsored by the Coalition of Women in German)

Modern Language Association Convention, January 6–9, 2022 Washington, DC

“Ordinary, said Aunt Lydia, is what you are used to. This may not seem ordinary to you now, but after a time it will. It will become ordinary.” -Margaret Atwood, The Handmaid’s Tale (p. 34)

Posthuman Drag (Edited Collection)

updated: 
Sunday, January 10, 2021 - 10:40am
Kai Prins (University of Wisconsin-Madison, United States) and Florian Zitzelsberger (University of Passau, Germany)
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, March 15, 2021

Is drag separable from gender? A preponderance of self-described "drag things" (versus drag kings and queens) specializing in performances of non-human entities and appearing everywhere from stages in local gay bars to digital platforms like Instagram and YouTube would suggest so; however, when we speak of drag in academic literature, we hew closely to notions of drag as demonstrating gender performativity above all else. This collection therefore seeks to theorize a previously underrepresented form of drag performance that does not necessarily play with gender so much as it plays with humanness:We call this "posthuman drag."

Obscenity & Censorship: (Re)Constructing Taboos

updated: 
Saturday, January 9, 2021 - 10:09pm
Graduate Association of French & Italian
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 24, 2021

34TH ANNUAL INTERDISCIPLINARY GRADUATE STUDENT SYMPOSIUM CALL FOR PAPERS

APRIL 9 & 1O, 2021 VIRTUAL CONFERENCE

KEYNOTE: DR. CHRIS FORSTER (SYRACUSE UNIVERSITY)

The "Obscenity & Censorship" Conference:

The US representation in popular culture and media - call for articles (relaunched)

updated: 
Thursday, January 7, 2021 - 3:42pm
PopMeC research blog
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, June 30, 2021

We are a lively academic collective interested in investigating the articulation of the numerous and heterogeneous representations which have been constructing images of the US. Our research delves into how the US—their history, society, and diverse cultures—have been represented in popular media and cultural creations. Our blog aims at providing a collaborative, engaging, and fair environment for any interested scholar, promoting the sharing of knowledge, experience, and ideas across disciplines and thematic fields. We’re also working to foster a stimulating space for early career researchers and postgraduate students in North American studies, thus we’ll warmly welcome their proposals as well.

Confronting the Real in Fairy Tales: Humanities (Special Issue: Deadline Extended)

updated: 
Thursday, January 7, 2021 - 3:02pm
Professor Susan Redington Bobby/Wesley College
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, June 1, 2021

Prof. Susan Redington Bobby 
Website1 Website2 
Guest Editor Department of Literature and Languages, Wesley College, Dover, DE, 19901, USA
Interests: fairy tale studies; adolescent literature; magical realism; goddess archetypesSpecial Issue Information

Dear Colleagues,

The Sovereign Erotic (Indigenous Studies conference)

updated: 
Thursday, January 7, 2021 - 2:15pm
American Indian Workshop in association with Transmotion journal
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 18, 2021

CFP: The Sovereign Erotic

42nd American Indian Workshop in association with Transmotion journal

 

12-17 July 2021

Conference to take place online

 

Proposals are invited for the 41st annual AIW conference, organized by European University Cyprus in association with Transmotion journal, to be held from 12-17 July 2021. Papers are, as always, welcome on any topic in any discipline, though distinct priority will be given to papers that speak to the conference theme. Following the conference, a special issue of Transmotion will be dedicated to articles developed from papers presented at this event.

 

Antiracism: Centering the Voices of Black Women

updated: 
Thursday, January 7, 2021 - 10:58am
Midwest Regional African American Studies Biennial Conference (Ball State University African American Studies)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 31, 2020

Midwest Regional African American Studies Biennial Conference

Call for Papers 

Antiracism: Centering the Voices of Black Women 

The Ball State African American Studies program, Teachers College, and the Office of Inclusive Excellence are pleased to announce the 1st Midwest Regional African American Studies Biennial Conference taking place virtually March 12-13, 2021. Our keynote speaker is Dr. Irma McClaurin, founder of the Irma McClaurin Black Feminist Archive.

Craft Critique Culture Conference 2021 - Justice Framed

updated: 
Wednesday, January 6, 2021 - 4:31pm
The University of Iowa English Department
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 29, 2021

Craft Critique Culture Conference 2021: Justice Framed

Call for Papers

The University of Iowa English Department invites proposals for its 2021 Annual Conference, Craft Critique Culture, to be held virtually on Zoom. 

Event date: Friday, April 16 – Saturday, April 17, 2021

Categories: interdisciplinary, humanities, arts, literature, language, politics, law, social justice, criminal justice, race, gender, LGBTQ+, resistance

Keynote speaker: Harsha Walia; author of Undoing Border Imperialism;University of British Columbia alum; No One is Illegal co-founder; Women’s Memorial March Committee organizer

CALL FOR PAPER FOR VOL. 2, NO.1, JAN-FEB, 2021

updated: 
Wednesday, January 6, 2021 - 4:31pm
New Literaria Journal- An International Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies in Humanities
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, January 30, 2021

CFP

New Literaria Journal- An International Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies in Humanities

(Vol. 2, No. 1, Jan- February, 2021)

We are having papers for our January- February Issue on broad areas:

Troubling Topics, Sacred Texts

updated: 
Wednesday, January 6, 2021 - 4:31pm
American Academy of Religion, Comparative Studies of Religion
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, March 1, 2021

"Troubling Topics, Sacred Texts": Sacred texts continue to inspire a diversity of scholarship that seeks to transform the ancient into the contemporary, the remote into the immediate, and the distant into the visceral experience. At the same time, the texts confront a plethora of troubling topics. Reflecting the spirit of comparative studies in religion seriously engaging two or more religious traditions around a common topic and the recent publication of Troubling Topics, Sacred Texts: Readings in Hebrew Bible, New Testament, Qur’an (De Gruyter 2021), this panel focuses attention on how not only sacred texts themselves but their religious inflections function to manage, signify, and negotiate the most troubling of topics.

Katherine Mansfield: Germany and Beyond

updated: 
Wednesday, January 6, 2021 - 4:30pm
Katherine Mansfield Society
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, January 5, 2021

 

 

 

Katherine Mansfield:

Germany and Beyond

 

Bad Wörishofen, Germany

25-27 October 2021

 

An international conference organised by the

Katherine Mansfield Society

 

Hosted by the Bad Wörishofen Mayorality

and Tourist and Spa Bureau

 

 

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS

 

Disability, Disease and Death

updated: 
Wednesday, January 6, 2021 - 4:30pm
Abhishek Chowdhury, Suman Banerjee
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, March 31, 2021

Invitation to contribute to a volume of critical essays
Proposed title: “Disease, Disability and Death”
(To be published by a reputed publisher)
Editors: Abhishek Chowdhury, Assistant Professor, Department of English, Chakdaha College
and Suman Banerjee, Assistant Professor, Department of English, Krishnagar Government College
Corresponding E-mail ID: disabilitydiseaseanddeath2021@gmail.com
Short Description of the volume:

The Mother and the Insurmountable: Mothering Children with Psychological, Neurological and Emotional Disorders

updated: 
Wednesday, January 6, 2021 - 4:30pm
Mary Bronstein/Demeter Press
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, March 20, 2021

CALL FOR PAPERS

Demeter Press

is seeking submissions for an edited collection entitled:

The Mother and the Insurmountable: Mothering Children with Psychological, Neurological and Emotional Disorders

Editors: Mary Bronstein and Lorrinda Peterson

Deadline for Abstracts: March 20, 2021

WIF at the 2021 MMLA in Milwaukee (November 4-7)

updated: 
Wednesday, January 6, 2021 - 4:28pm
Jennifer Howell / Women in French (Midwest Region)
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, May 1, 2021

Call for Papers for Women in French

2021 Midwest Modern Language Association Convention

Milwaukee, Wisconsin

November 4-7, 2021

 

I am pleased to announce the Call for Papers for WIF at the 2021 MMLA Convention (November 4-7 in Milwaukee, WI). Since the 2020 MMLA Convention was cancelled due to the ongoing pandemic, the organizers have retained the 2020 theme for 2021: “Cultures of Collectivity.”

 

Fluid Meaning in 19th Century Women’s Writing

updated: 
Wednesday, January 6, 2021 - 4:28pm
Philippa Chun and Susannah Sharpless / SSAWW
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 22, 2021

We propose a panel for the SSAWW Triennial Conference in Baltimore, November 4-7, 2021:

Call for Papers Vol.3, Issue 1 March 2020

updated: 
Wednesday, January 6, 2021 - 4:26pm
International Review of Literary Studies- IRLS
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, February 15, 2021

Call for Papers

International Review of Literary Studies-IRLS Vol. 3, Issue 1

ISSN: Online (2709-7021), Print (2709-7013)

International Review of Literary Studies (IRLS) is an International peer-review journal of literary studies that publishes original research articles, review papers, and book reviews, and cutting-edge research informed by Literary and Cultural Theory. Acceptable themes include, but are not limited to, the following:

 

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