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Faulkner, Love, and Sex

updated: 
Tuesday, January 18, 2022 - 2:00pm
The Faulkner Studies in the UK Research Network
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 25, 2022

The Sixth Faulkner Studies in the UK Colloquium

Faulkner, Love, and Sex

 

May 28th and 29th, 2022, online via Zoom 

With keynote addresses by:

Professor Jaime Harker (author of The Lesbian South: Southern Feminists, the Women in Print Movement, and the Queer Literary Canon [University of North Carolina Press, 2018] and co-editor of Faulkner and Print Culture [University Press of Mississippi, 2019]) and

Critical reflections on pandemic politics: left-wing, feminist and anti-racist critiques

updated: 
Tuesday, January 18, 2022 - 10:47am
The Institute for Cultural Inquiry (ICON) at Utrecht University
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, February 11, 2022

As various formats of lockdown to contain the Covid-19 virus in many nations across the world continue into their second year, there is an urgent need to critically analyze this situation and its historical backdrop from more traditionally left-oriented perspectives. This urgent need is likewise required in light of the more recent global vaccine rollouts and various digital health pass mandates that have followed as a supposed ‘way out’ of the lockdown logic. Such lockdowns, health pass mandates, and blanket vaccine rollouts clearly attempt to posit some kind of ‘public good’ or ‘solidarity’ over more individualist considerations; sentiments which on the surface appear to be benevolent and even left-oriented.

Abstract Deadline Extended: BWWC "Borders"

updated: 
Tuesday, January 18, 2022 - 10:46am
British Women Writers Association
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 31, 2022

The organizing committee of the 2022 British Women Writers Conference recognizes that recent Omicron surge has made the start of many people’s semesters challenging. For that reason, we are extending the abstract deadline to January 31st. Thank you to all who have already submitted their abstracts. We are looking forward to an exciting and energizing event May 19–21!

Women in Supernatural

updated: 
Tuesday, January 18, 2022 - 10:46am
Susan Nylander and Mandy Taylor
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, June 30, 2022

The Women in Supernatural: Critical Essays

Under consideration with McFarland & Company

Editors:

Susan Nylander, Barstow College

Mandy Taylor, California State University, San Bernardino

Project Overview 

Queering the Pre-Raphaelites

updated: 
Tuesday, January 18, 2022 - 10:45am
William Morris Society & MLA's LGBTQIA Caucus
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, February 28, 2022

MLA 2023, San Francisco

Examining poetry, art, or other media, Queering the Pre-Raphaelites invites proposals exploring the diverse ways same-sex, trans-, and nonbinary desires inform or shape the circulation of figures central to or on the periphery of the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood/Sisterhood. Please include a 250-word abstract and short bio no later than Monday, 28 February 2022, to jnixon@salemstate.edu & lauraamurray@usf.edu.

 

Configurations of Friday’s Body

updated: 
Tuesday, January 18, 2022 - 9:51am
A Special Issue of the Nordic Journal of English Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, April 1, 2022

Configurations of Friday’s Body

A Special Issue of the Nordic Journal of English Studies

Ed. by Patrick Gill and Jakub Lipski

When Daniel Defoe’s Robinson Crusoe was published in 1719, it confronted readers with a newly developed realism expressed, among other things, through the detailed description of its characters’ worlds and bodies. The connection between mind and body or physical and spiritual world was more than allegorical to eighteenth-century readers: it represented a literal and immediate correspondence, so that discourses of the body in much eighteenth-century fiction can be read as material figurations of character.

Intersectionality in the Early Global World

updated: 
Tuesday, January 18, 2022 - 9:51am
UCLA Medieval and Early Modern Graduate Student Association
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, March 1, 2022

Research on the premodern intersection of race, gender, and sexuality has steadily increased as a result of the efforts of a diverse group of scholars working across traditional periodization and geographic limits. Nevertheless, a great deal of work remains to be done to understand the many varieties of ways such aspects of identities intersected and were mobilized or challenged in the marking of difference. 

Geek/Art CONfluence: Presentations on Geek Culture

updated: 
Tuesday, January 18, 2022 - 9:48am
Geek/Art CONfluence
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, February 1, 2022

The third annual Geek/Art CONfluence, a comic con taking place through the School of Art at Syracuse University, is accepting proposals from both FACULTY/PROFESSIONALS and STUDENTS (grad and undergrad) on GEEK CULTURE-RELATED topics.

GEEK CULTURE includes comics/manga; sci-fi and fantasy books, magazines, and movies; cartoons and animation; gaming; fan culture such as cosplay and zines; and related topics.

Joan Didion: Life and/with/through Words

updated: 
Tuesday, January 18, 2022 - 9:47am
University of Bamberg
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, February 28, 2022

Joan Didion: Life and/with/through Words

University of Bamberg 

April 29-30, 2022

Via Zoom

 

“Life changes fast. Life changes in the instant. You sit down to dinner and life as you know it ends.” Vanessa Redgrave speaks these lines on stage, in the monologue play The Year of Magical Thinking, impersonating Joan Didion and quoting from her 2005 memoir on which the play is based.

EXTENDED DEADLINE: Contested Solidarities: Agency and Victimhood in Anglophone Literatures and Cultures

updated: 
Tuesday, January 18, 2022 - 9:25am
Pavan Malreddy/Goethe University Frankfurt
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, February 15, 2022

32nd Annual Conference of the Association for Anglophone Postcolonial Studies (GAPS)

Goethe University Frankfurt, 26-29 May, 2022

Keynotes/Plenary Speakers/Writers
Sinan Antoon (Iraq/USA) | Abubakar Adam Ibrahim (Nigeria) | Blessing Obada (Germany/Nigeria) | Yvonne Adhiambo Owuor (Kenya) | Michael Rothberg (UCLA) | Arundhati Roy (India)Extended deadline for individual papers and panels: 15 February 2022

Femspec - Critical Essays for Next Issue

updated: 
Thursday, January 13, 2022 - 10:04am
Femspec
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, February 15, 2022

Femspec - an interdisciplinary feminist journal dedicated to science fiction, fantasy, magical realism, surrealism, myth, folklore, and other supernatural genres - seeks submissions for critical essays to be published in the upcoming issue 22.1.  Submissions are welcome on any topic related to feminist and speculative themes.  Please refer to https://www.femspec.org/submission-guidelines for submission guidelines and https://www.femspec.org/submission-form for the submission form.  The deadline is February 15, 2022.  All contributors who submit their work to the journal must be subscribed to the journal; as Femspec is a peer-reviewed journal,

Black Feminist Thought: How and where is it now?

updated: 
Thursday, January 13, 2022 - 10:03am
MELUS-Society for the Study of Multi-Ethnic Literatures of the United States
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 11, 2022

With the 30-year anniversary publication of Patricia Hill Collins’ Black Feminist Thought, MELUS invites papers that consider historical and contemporary meanings of Black Feminist Thought in terms of ideological, cultural, and literary practice in multi-ethnic American texts. Submit titled proposals (250 words), a brief CV, and AV needs.

Bodies and Mobility in Edith Wharton and Her Contemporaries -- ALA

updated: 
Thursday, January 13, 2022 - 10:02am
Edith Wharton Society / American Literature Association Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 24, 2022

Bodies and Mobility in Wharton and Her Contemporaries, ALA 2022 -- EXTENDED DEADLINE

The Edith Wharton Society invites papers that explore how Wharton and her contemporaries represent bodies and mobility in their work. Panelists are especially encouraged to consider comparative analyses of Wharton’s work on this subject in relation to her contemporary writers. All theoretical approaches are welcome. Proposals might consider (but are not limited to) the following questions:

DEADLINE EXTENDED - Sexuality: Literature, Cinema, and Culture (edited volume)

updated: 
Thursday, January 13, 2022 - 4:27am
Edited by Rishiraj Pal and Dr. Sarmila Paul
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, February 10, 2022

CALL FOR CHAPTERS
Sexuality: Literature, Cinema, and Culture
ISBN: 978-93-91467-77-7
Edited by Rishiraj Pal and Dr. Sarmila Paul

Suggested topics include, but are not limited to the following:

Who Was that Masked Woman: Representations of Women Vigilantes and Outlaws in Popular Media from Reconstruction to the Great Depression

updated: 
Tuesday, January 11, 2022 - 12:17pm
Gregory Bray and Andrew J. Ball
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, February 10, 2022

We are looking to round out our collected volume for a collection of critical essays that examine how women vigilantes, anti-heroines and outlaws of this era were represented in movie serials, radio dramas, films, comics, theater, and pulp fiction.  The majority of the book is set, and we are in negotiations with a peer-review publisher. As this will be a multidisciplinary collection, we encourage submissions from scholars in any of the numerous fields that examine the representation of women in American popular culture from 1865-1940. The call is open to a broad spectrum of methodological and critical approaches, and we invite submissions from seasoned as well as emerging scholars.

The Journal of Anime and Manga Studies (JAMS) Third Volume

updated: 
Tuesday, January 11, 2022 - 11:11am
Journal of Anime and Manga Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, April 1, 2022

Volume to be Published in November of 2022

The Journal of Anime and Manga Studies (JAMS) is eager to announce a Call for Papers for our third volume.

The Journal of Anime and Manga Studies is a double-blind peer reviewed, open-access journal published by the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. JAMS is dedicated to publishing scholarly works concerning anime, manga, cosplay, and the fandom surrounding these areas. As an open-access journal, JAMS aims to reach an audience of scholars both inside and outside the academe, encouraging public engagement through the digital humanities.

Exploring Motherly Instincts: Representation of Mothers in Indian Cinema

updated: 
Monday, January 10, 2022 - 11:04pm
Cafe Dissensus
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, February 28, 2022

Issue 63: April 2022: Exploring Motherly Instincts: Representation of Mothers in Indian Cinema [Last date for submission: 28 February, 2022; Date of publication: 1 April, 2022]

Guest-Editor: Srija Sanyal, Research Scholar, Ronin Institue, USA.

Concept Note:

Flannery O'Connor Allied Session at South Central Modern Language Association

updated: 
Monday, January 10, 2022 - 3:34pm
Flannery O'Connor Society
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, March 31, 2022

 

The Flannery O'Connor Society seeks abstracts for our Allied Session at the South Central Modern Language Association (SCMLA) Conference. The conference will take place in Memphis, Tennessee, from October 13-15, 2022. More information regarding the conference can be found here.

This year, we are particularly interested in projects that intersect with SCMLA's theme of movements, described below:

Race and Yoga 7.1 (2022) - OPEN ISSUE

updated: 
Monday, January 10, 2022 - 3:09pm
Race and Yoga
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, February 1, 2022

The Race and Yoga editorial board is currently seeking articles, personal narratives, interviews, book reviews, and creative works for the seventh issue of the journal. For this open theme issue, we are particularly interested in work that addresses the contemporary context and/or explores the connection between the present and the past.

 

Race and Yoga is a peer-reviewed, interdisciplinary, and international academic journal committed to critical examinations of the history, politics, and practice of yoga.

 

Possible topics may include yoga in relationship to:

 

● Communities and accountability in the COVID-19 context, including but not limited to:

     ○ COVID-19 conspiracies

Journal of Theatre Criticism and Dramaturgy

updated: 
Monday, January 10, 2022 - 3:09pm
Istanbul University Press
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 25, 2022

 

Submissions invited for Issue 33 of the Journal of Theatre Criticism and Dramaturgy (JTCD).

 

All submissions must be made through the Dergipark site:

https://dergipark.org.tr/en/journal/987/submission/step/manuscript/new

 

Last date of submission: 25 March 2022.

 

Author Guidelines:

https://iupress.istanbul.edu.tr/journal/jtcd/information/author-guidelines

 

Contact:

CFP: Exploration of Current Ecological Issues and Concerns in Graphic Narratives

updated: 
Monday, January 10, 2022 - 3:08pm
Erciyes University, Turkey
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, April 1, 2022

 CFP: Exploration of Current Ecological Issues and Concerns in Graphic Narratives

Editors: Banu Akçeşme, Betül Ateşci Koçak, Kenan Koçak (Kayseri Erciyes University, Turkey)

Series Editor: Harriet Earle, Sheffield Hallam University, UK (Routledge Global Perspectives in Comics Studies)

Gender & Sexuality on the High Seas | 2022 ASA

updated: 
Monday, January 10, 2022 - 2:59pm
American Studies Association (ASA) 2022 meeting
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 23, 2022

The theme of the 2022 meeting poses that “the roof is on fire” and the water is rising, but perhaps this very water provides respite from the confines of our social roles. This panel explores open water as liminal space with its loosely defined—or absent—borders facilitating broader self-expression for the people working, serving, and living upon it. We call for scholarship examining ways in which contemporaneous boundaries of gender and sexuality have been expanded, rejected, and/or pantomimed on the high seas, ranging from the expression of 18th century pirates to 19th century whalers to 20th century naval officers.

Reimagining Rebecca: a symposium on du Maurier’s novel & its legacy

updated: 
Monday, January 10, 2022 - 1:57pm
Amelia Crowther & Katharina Hendrickx; University of Sussex
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, March 7, 2022

Call for Papers: Reimagining Rebecca: a symposium on du Maurier’s novel & its legacy

A symposium at the University of Sussex on 27th May 2022

Deadline for abstract submissions: 7th March 2022

 

 

Unfeeling: Call for Book and Film Reviews

updated: 
Monday, January 10, 2022 - 1:57pm
Moveable Type, UCL Postgraduate Journal
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, February 22, 2022

UCL's English Journal is seeking reviews of poetry, novels, plays, film adaptations, and critical monographs relating to the theme of unfeeling. Ideally, texts for review should have been published in the last two-three years.

Suggestions for review: 

Cathy Park Hong’s Minor Feelings (2020)

Patricia Lockwood’s Nobody is Talking About This (2021)

Xine Yao’s Disaffected (2021)

Tomáš Jirsa’s Disformations: Affects, Media, Literature (2021)

Peter Gizzi, Now It’s Dark (2021)

Diasporic Solidarities: Islands, Intimacies, and Imagining Otherwise

updated: 
Monday, January 10, 2022 - 11:33am
2022 John Douglas Taylor Conference, McMaster University
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, January 20, 2022

Diasporic Solidarities: Islands, Intimacies, and Imagining Otherwise

2022 John Douglas Taylor Conference


Conference Dates: June 9-10, 2022

Conference Website: diasporicsolidarities.ca

Submission Deadline: January 20, 2022

Please submit a 150-word proposal and 75-word bio to jdtcon@mcmaster.ca 

 

Edited Collection: Rewriting the Abortion Narrative

updated: 
Monday, January 10, 2022 - 9:02am
Rewriting the Abortion Narrative: The Power of Popular Culture
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 31, 2022

 

Rewriting the Abortion Narrative: The Power of Popular Culture

With the Supreme Court poised to radically change or even overturn Roe v. Wade after hearing the Mississippi Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization case, critical attention is being turned toward the changing ways popular culture depicts abortion. Popular culture is uniquely positioned to offer these narratives, particularly given the research that suggests that the way abortion is depicted in popular culture impacts cultural perceptions of abortion and may even, as Steph Herold has noted, “have very real ‘policy implications,’ particularly in such a politically charged climate.”   

'Women's Genre Writing: From Turkey to the Rest of the World'

updated: 
Monday, January 10, 2022 - 3:46am
Ozyegin University
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 30, 2022

'Women's Genre Writing: From Turkey to the Rest of the World'
A one-day, online symposium, 29 April 2022
Organized as part of the Muslim Women’s Popular Fiction Network
Özyeğin University
With support from the Arts and Humanities Research Council of the UK

 

 Keynote Speakers:

 Maureen Freely (The University of Warwick)
 Aron Aji (The University of Iowa)

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