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The Art of Drag (Racing): Reading The Fast and the Furious

updated: 
Wednesday, October 6, 2021 - 12:31pm
Contemporaries at Post45
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 31, 2021

Call for Papers

Contemporaries at Post45 

The Art of Drag (Racing): Reading The Fast and the Furious

Despite its outsized popular impact – which spans 20 years, 9 films, a chart-topping song and several viral memes – The Fast Saga remains under-studied. This call for papers invites sustained inquiry into these films for a collection in Post45’s Contemporaries forum, seeking to understand the implications of this series in and on the cultural imagination, especially given the questions posed by its notable divergence from the action film genre.

Is Language Limited?

updated: 
Tuesday, October 5, 2021 - 4:18pm
2022 Northeast MLA Convention, Baltimore MD
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, October 15, 2021

**DEADLINE FOR ABSTRACTS EXTENDED TO OCT. 15!

"I, too, having lost faith / in language, have placed my faith in language" (Terrance Hayes, "Snow for Wallace Stevens")

As Terrance Hayes exemplifies in his portrayal of Wallace Stevens’ racism, language underpins both care-full and care-less representations. As an interdependent system that necessarily implicates and involves us all, language demands our thoughtful investigation when it comes to how we might communicate care.

Deadline EXTENDED: NeMLA Roundtable Panel Intertextual Wilde

updated: 
Tuesday, October 5, 2021 - 3:49pm
NeMLA
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, October 15, 2021

NeMLA has extended the deadline for abstracts to Oct. 15, 2021. Additionally, this panel will be accepting participants who can only participate via online/Zoom and we will be livestreaming the panel to conference participants via the conference app.  International participants are welcome.  However, please note that all conference participants will still have to pay the full registration fee and NeMLA has said that all sessions of the conference may not be fully accessible to online participants.  

Gender, Networks and Collaboration Across Cultures and History

updated: 
Tuesday, October 5, 2021 - 3:48pm
KU Leuven
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, December 1, 2021

CfP: Gender, Networks and Collaboration Across Cultures and History

6 May 2022

Organizers: Núria Codina and Beatrijs Vanacker (KU Leuven)

Keynote Speakers: Rebecca Braun (NUI Galway) & Hilary Brown (Birmingham)

Experimental Form, Experimental Thought? ACLA 2022 Seminar

updated: 
Tuesday, October 5, 2021 - 3:47pm
Aili Pettersson Peeker / University of California, Santa Barbara
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, October 31, 2021

Today, experiments about how humans think usually take place in a lab, allowing researchers to locate thought processes in the brain with unprecedented precision. However, writers have experimented with thinking for much longer. For instance, Virginia Woolf argued in her essay “Thoughts on Peace in an Air Raid" (1940) that a new form of (women's) writing can cause a shift in how British men think and bring about peace. Between the Acts (1941) demonstrates how tone, rhythm, and diction can produce different cognitive registers—Elizabethan, Enlightenment, and Victorian—thus connecting form and cognition.

Edited volume: Narratives of Gendered Abuse in Academia

updated: 
Tuesday, October 5, 2021 - 3:46pm
Mary K Holland, SUNY New Paltz and Carrie Rohman, Lafayette College
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, April 1, 2022

The popularity of the Netflix Series The Chair seems to be tied to its hyperbolic depictions of faintly legitimate power struggles that circulate on contemporary college campuses. But in focusing on the slapstick character Bill Dobson (male, white, hopelessly romantic), the narrative offers a political feint that distracts from actual abuses of power in academic life, abuses that are often misogynistic. While the #MeToo movement as a cultural, feminist, and antiracist force has been slowly and steadily uncovering and altering landscapes of gendered harassment and abuse across our society, academia itself as an abusive culture has remained fairly immune to these critiques.

…and Reimagining, Recentering, Reconstructing a Broken System…

updated: 
Tuesday, October 5, 2021 - 3:45pm
Students of English Studies Association, California State University Fresno
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, November 5, 2021

  

 

SESA

Students of English Studies Association

 

Call for Papers

Students of English Studies Association Symposium 2021 – December 9-10, 2021

 

…and Reimagining   

Recentering,

Reconstructing

a Broken System…

 

Update, New Submission Deadline – NeMLA 2022 - “Resonating Voices: 17th- and 18th-century French Writers” (Panel)

updated: 
Tuesday, October 5, 2021 - 3:43pm
Dr. Stéphane Natan, Professor of French, Rider University / 53rd Northeast Modern Language Association Annual Convention, Baltimore, MD - March 10-13, 2022
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, October 15, 2021

This panel focuses on uncovering ideas and philosophies proposed by 17th- and 18th-century French writers to criticize, change, or improve their world. We discuss their thoughts, beliefs, and value systems in light of the reality of their time. 17th- and 18th-century authors can include female and male philosophers, moralists, essayists, poets, novelists, and playwrights. Method of analysis is open.

Submit abstracts (300 words maximum) by October 15, 2021 (deadline extended), to Session ID # 19144

Abstracts must be submitted through NeMLA's website: https://www.cfplist.com/nemla/Home/S/19144

Call for submission

updated: 
Tuesday, October 5, 2021 - 3:42pm
Faculty of Women for Arts and Science and Education
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, November 11, 2021

Violence against Women (VAW)" Special Issue of the International Journal of Childhood and Women's Studies deadline for submissions: November 1, 2021 full name / name of organization: Faculty of Women for Arts, Science & Education, Ain Shams University contact email: IJCWS_journal@women.asu.edu.eg 

Call for papers

"Violence against Women (VAW)"

Special Issue of the International Journal of Childhood and Women's Studies

ISSN: 2682-4361 (print) & E-ISSN 2682-437X (online)

 

Spaces, Narratives, and Technologies of Care

updated: 
Tuesday, October 5, 2021 - 3:41pm
Northeast Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, October 15, 2021

This panel is interested in critiques of narratives and representations of spaces and technologies of care, including the medicalization of homes, disabling spaces in the home, examinations of how bodied and disembodied artificial intelligence may change geographies of care, deterritorialization of long-term care facilities, the cosmopolitanized spaces of care in hotels, the gendered and racialized politics of service industries, and the promotion or promise of care through mediated forms of print and digital technologies.

*Updated Deadline Extension to 10/15/21* NeMLA 2022 - Exploring Plurality: Queering Feminism(s), Neoliberalism, and the Commodification of Intersectionality

updated: 
Monday, October 4, 2021 - 10:58pm
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, October 15, 2021

Feminism does not exist in singularity, and its plurality centers disenfranchised narratives and perspectives. Due to the interwoven structural oppressions based on the social construct of identities, intersectionality’s formation provides a foundation and praxis to theorize and contribute to the dismantling of systemic oppressions. The whitening of intersectionality participates in commodification (Bilge 2015), in stark opposition to its original intentionality (Crenshaw 1991), and calls into question the plurality of feminism as if a hegemonic conceptualization of ‘feminism’ would be preferred, enhanced, or (en)forced.

(Extended Deadline Oct. 15) NeMLA 2022: Sex in Literature After #MeToo

updated: 
Monday, October 4, 2021 - 1:11pm
Northeast Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, October 15, 2021

In recent years there has been increased attention to conversations concerning consent, sexual violence, and rape. The stories of survivors have been an important tool for informing the public about these issues and providing healing. First-hand nonfiction accounts of sexual violence like A Woman in Berlin, Know My Name, and Willow Weep for Me have helped to destigmatize conversations about rape and sexual assault and problematized mainstream understandings of these concepts. Novels like The Handmaid’s Tale have also been able to question what sex and pleasure could look like within a rape culture.

UPDATED: RuPedagogies of Realness: RuPaul’s Drag Race and Teaching and Learning

updated: 
Monday, October 4, 2021 - 12:45pm
Lindsay Bryde/ New England Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, October 15, 2021

This roundtable is a combined showcase of published work that began on a NeMLA panel and an opportunity to extend the conversation from the original panel and publication to look at the increasingly global enterprise of RuPaul’s Drag Race and its pedagogical power. Across its chapters, RuPedagogies of Realness: Essays on RuPaul’s Drag Race and Teaching and Learning (McFarland 2021) tackles issues from heterotopia, pop-linguistics, philosophies of co-productive learning, and televised curricula to cultural appropriation, sports as pedagogy, stand-up as pedagogy, and even digital drag…right into the COVID-19 pandemic.

Exploring Motherly Instincts: Representation of Mothers in Indian Cinema

updated: 
Monday, October 4, 2021 - 7:02am
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:

General CFP - Winter 2021

updated: 
Monday, October 4, 2021 - 6:52am
Language, Literature, and Interdisciplinary Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, October 15, 2021

General Call for Papers


Language, Literature, and Interdisciplinary Studies (LLIDS), an open-access peer-reviewed academic e-journal, invites original and unpublished research papers and book reviews from various interrelated disciplines including, but not limited to, literature, philosophy, psychology, anthropology, history, sociology, law, ecology, environmental science, and economics.

Journal Articles for Special Issue: "Teaching Girlhood Studies"

updated: 
Sunday, October 3, 2021 - 7:49am
Girlhood Studies: An Interdisciplinary Journal
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, October 15, 2021

Girlhood Studies, as an academic discipline, is still growing. Since some educational institutions do include girls’ studies as part of a special curriculum, an academic program, a certificate course, a minor, or as part of Women’s Studies or Gender Studies, Girlhood Studies does have a presence in academia although at this stage rarely in an autonomous department. This interest in the pedagogies and practices of teaching Girlhood Studies is an important aspect of its growth as a field of study at university level, at school, and outside of formal academic settings.

The International Journal of Childhood and Women’s Studies (IJCWS)

updated: 
Friday, October 1, 2021 - 5:06pm
Faculty of Women for Arts, Science & Education, Ain Shams University
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, November 11, 2021

Call for Submissions

 

The Faculty of Women for Arts, Science and Education is pleased to announce the launch of its newest peer-reviewed academic journal, an international Journal of Childhood and Women's Studies (IJCWS), open for submission for the first issue, April 2021!  IJCWS is published quarterly (January, April, July and October), beginning in April 2021. Its official languages are Arabic, English, and French.

The journal now welcomes submissions via the on-line portal (http://ijcws.journals.ekb)

Ruined Hope: Experiments in Negation, Nihilism, and Possibility (ACLA 2022)

updated: 
Friday, October 1, 2021 - 11:49am
American Comparative Literature Association
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, October 31, 2021

The critical (re)turn to negation has provoked unprecedented attention to hope and hopelessness as key terms of contemporary living and dying. In her monograph on ecological crisis and political theology, Catherine Keller argues that hope must be decoupled from optimism. Where optimism and pessimism determine their outcomes in advance, hope takes root in uncertainty and remains there. The point of hope is, after all, that we cannot know how something will go.

Feminist Awakenings in Multiethnic Literature - MELUS 2022

updated: 
Friday, October 1, 2021 - 11:06am
Isadora J. Wagner / Fulbright University
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, October 24, 2021

CFP – MELUS 2022
New Orleans, March 23-28, 2022
Feminist Awakenings in Multiethnic Literature -- MELUS 2022 Panel

REMINDER: NeMLA Convention March 10-13, 2022 Baltimore, Maryland CFP Panel: Interdisciplinary Analyses of Medicalized Human Bodies and Parts

updated: 
Friday, October 1, 2021 - 10:08am
NeMLA
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, October 15, 2021

NeMLA Convention

March 10-13, 2022Baltimore, Maryland

CFP Panel: 

NeMLA Convention

March 10-13, 2022Baltimore, Maryland

CFP Panel: Interdisciplinary Analyses of Medicalized Human Bodies and Parts

One-sex/two-sex/sex-spectrum.

Anatomized or amputated parts.

Contamination of and by bodily fluids.

Plastic surgeries.

Bionic integration.

Human drug trials.

In vitro embryology.

Genetic engineering.

Organ markets.

Vaccinations...

 

Diasporic Blackness and Enactments of Care

updated: 
Friday, October 1, 2021 - 9:22am
NeMLA
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, October 15, 2021

This roundtable session addresses the 2022 NeMLA conference theme of “care” to explore its significance and resonances throughout the Black diaspora. Christina Sharpe asks in In the Wake: On Blackness and Being (2016), “How can we think (and rethink and rethink) care laterally, in the register of the intramural, in a different relation than that of the violence of the state?” (20) This session aims to continue to rethink care in this context.

Presentations will consider how Black writers, artists, filmmakers, and other cultural producers explore the practice of care in relation to Black peoples and other living beings across national boundaries. Participants might consider, but are not limited to, some of the following questions:

Console-ing Passions 2022

updated: 
Wednesday, September 29, 2021 - 4:03pm
Console-ing Passions
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, October 15, 2021

CFP

CONSOLE-ING PASSIONS

International Conference on Television, Video, Audio, New Media, and Feminism

June 23-25, 2022

University of Central Florida

Orlando, FL 

Outside/rs 2022: Making Space at the Queer Intersections of Sex and Gender (University of Brighton, 1 and 2 April 2022)

updated: 
Wednesday, September 29, 2021 - 2:23pm
Marielle O'Neill, Outside/rs 2022 Programming Co-chair
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 9, 2022

Outside/rs 2022 is a conference for postgraduate researchers, early career researchers and community parties, that provides a space to explore topics of sex, gender and queerness at the margins. To be held on 1 and 2 April 2022, the conference will be a hybrid of in-person, at the University of Brighton, and online sessions. 

 

Edited Collection called Stratified Nature: Women’s Writing and Nature Past, Present, and Future (Extended Deadline)

updated: 
Wednesday, September 29, 2021 - 1:00pm
Marie Hendry/Cambridge Scholars Publishing
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, December 15, 2021

Stratified Nature: Women’s Writing and Nature Past, Present, and Future—Extended Deadline 

As we continue the study of the Anthropocene and society’s intersections with nature, this collection searches for essays on women’s writing, Anthropocene, and futurism. This anthology’s scope will be broad, with a focus on analysis of women writers, society, and nature in the past, present, and future. 

Care, Community, and Identity in Queer Cinema - NeMLA 2022

updated: 
Wednesday, September 29, 2021 - 9:51am
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, October 15, 2021

Whether from health crisis, family isolation, or governmental-social prejudice, care has always been an invaluable resource in queer communities, whether physical, psychological, or spiritual. This care manifests not only in physical forms, such as providing food and medicine, shelter for queer homeless populations, and access to health care, but also in the ability to connect with new modes of family and to fight in the broader struggle for queer rights and liberation. However, this care can become disrupted due to biases present within the mainstream queer community, such against queer people of color, queer women and gender non-conforming people, and queer people with disabilities.

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