For the 2021 Conference, SWPACA is going virtual! Proposals for papers and panels are now being accepted for the 42nd annual SWPACA conference. One of the nation’s largest interdisciplinary academic conferences, SWPACA offers nearly 70 subject areas, each typically featuring multiple panels. The conference will take place the week of Feburary 22, 2021. For a full list of subject areas, area descriptions, and Area Chairs, please visit http://southwestpca.org/conference/call-for-papers/
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.
VIRTUAL CONFERENCE MARCH 4-6, 2021
HOW BODIES MATTER
The Politics of Resistance & Subversion in Global Literary and Cultural Tradition Have further questions?
Presented by the Comparative Literature & French Studies Graduate Student Associations of LSU
WITH KEYNOTE SPEAKERS:
DR. SAYAK VALENCIA, COLEGIO DE L A FRONTERA NORTE
DR. ANTJE ZIETHEN, THE UNIVERSITY OF BRITISH COLUMBIA
Cornell EGSO 2021 Conference: Vulnerability
Virtual Conference April 16th - 17th, 2021
Call For Proposals:
From Brett Harte’s forbidden 19th century interracial love stories to the homoerotics of Star Trek and other space westerns, from the gender-queer romances in China Miéville’s fantasy western Iron Council to the human-cyborg couplings of West World, from the tight pants and BDSM-inflected camp of The Wild, Wild West to the cross-dressing protagonist in Octavia Butler’s Afrofuturism western Parable of the Sower, as weird westerns weird other genre conventions they also frequently weird sex and sexuality.
Put my black father on the penny
put his smile at me on the silver dime
put my mother on the dollar
for they’ve suffered for more than
three eternities of time …
To the surprise of analyst expectations, at the end of 2019 Netflix recorded a record-high growth in subscribers and revenue outside of the United States, specifically in its Asia-Pacific region. The growth in this region is attributed to the establishment of regional offices and the commissioning of local productions, the success of which travels even further afield in the wealth of pan-Asian content making its way into Netflix’s global catalogue.
We find ourselves at an exciting moment as scholars of contemporary Irish writing – Irish literature is, as the Irish Times points out, ‘having a moment’.
As some commentators have noted, both established and emerging female writers are disproportionately represented in the thriving contemporary Irish literary scene. Canonical figures like Anne Enright and Edna O’Brien continue to publish new work. The last two winners of the Sunday Times Audible Short Story Award – Danielle McLaughlin and Niamh Campbell – are Irish women, both of them relatively new to writing. In 2018, Anna Burns became the first woman from Northern Ireland to win the Man Booker Prize.
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.
Call for Papers
Special Edition, The European Journal of American Studies
Title: From Memory to Marriage: The Archive, Political Agency and the Advance of LGBTQ Rights in America
Editor, Ben Alexander, Benalexa@usc.edu
This is a reposting. The special edition is advancing towards spring publication. We are especially interested, however, in two areas of submission:
Call for Papers
Studia Universitatis Babeş-Bolyai. Philologia 1/2021
Studia Universitatis Babeş-Bolyai. Philologia, a refereed quarterly journal published by the Faculty of Letters in Cluj, Romania (indexed ERIH+, WoS Emerging Sources Citation Index), invites submissions of original manuscripts in the form of scientific articles to be included in the Miscellanea Section of issue 1 (2021).
Gender, Race, and Beyond in Contemporary Superhero Cinema
Call for Papers
Liminality in Literature and Language: Affect and Migration
The Department of Spanish and Portuguese Graduate Student Conference
Virtual Conference Date: February 5, 2021 (Zoom Webinar)
Keynote Speakers: Junyoung Verónica Kim (University of Pittsburgh) / Rebeca Hey-Colón (Temple University)
New Submission Deadline: Submission Deadline: December 31, 2020
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Institute of Literary Studies
Department of Anglophone Literature, Culture and Comparative Studies
Department of English Language and Applied Linguistics
Academic Association for Doctoral Students of English
Nicolaus Copernicus University in Toruń
are pleased to announce
The International Emerging Scholars Online Conference
GLOBAL – LOCAL – GLOCAL
in Anglophone Literature, Culture, and Linguistics
Call for Papers
Volume 2, Issue 2
International Review of Literary Studies
Journal website: https://irlsjournal.com/ojs/index.php/irls/index
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:
Call for Papers
Man as Catalyst: Posthumanism and Beyond
“If my nightmare is a culture inhabited by posthumans who regard their bodies as fashion accessories rather than the ground of being, my dream is a version of the posthuman that embraces the possibilities of information technologies without being seduced by fantasies of unlimited power and disembodied immortality, that recognizes and celebrates finitude as a condition of human being, and that understands human life is embedded in a material world of great complexity, one on which we depend for our continued survival”.
Call for Book Chapters on Mythological Equines in Film
Vernon Press invites chapter proposals on the theme: Mythological Equines in Film for an edited collection of the same name in the series Equine Creations: Imagining Horses in Literature and Film, edited by Rachel L. Carazo (Northwestern State University).
Jesmyn Ward is a two-time winner of the National Book Award, winner of the 2013 National Book Critics Circle Award, and a recipient of the MacArthur “genius grant.” Known for her critically acclaimed fiction and non-fiction, Ward’s lyrical narratives of Black life, home, and family in Louisanna’s Gulf Coast are visceral and evocative. Moreover, while her work is often set in the same geographical region, the concerns explored within it stretch beyond the shores of the Gulf Coast, extending if not physically then cosmologically toward the Caribbean and the African continent. Yet, despite the critical celebration and geopolitical breadth of her work, Ward remains remarkably under-studied, particularly outside the United States.
New Directions in Much Ado About Nothing
We are currently accepting manuscripts for OMNES: The Journal of Multicultural Society Vol.11 No.1 that will be published on January 31, 2021. To be considered for the upcoming issue, OMNES 11(1), please submit your manuscript by November 30, 2020.
About the Journal
We invite the submission of abstracts for Media in America, America in Media international conference to be held online on 25-26 March 2021. This is the third edition of a joint effort of the American Studies and Political Science scholars who aim to generate a cross-disciplinary debate that brings together divergent yet complementary voices reflecting on American media environment and America’s portrayals in media across the globe.
The conference Media in America, America in Media addresses a wide variety of topics across the disciplines of media, political science, language and cultural studies. They may include the following themes, among others:
Literary Women: Global Encounters, Interventions and Innovations, 1750-1830 (Due 31stOctober 2021)
Dr Yi-cheng Weng (National Taiwan University, Taiwan)
Dr Gillian Dow (University of Southampton, UK)
CALL FOR PAPERS: COVID-19 IRELAND
This volume presents different facets of the existing dialogue between COVID-19 and cultural memory in Ireland from a plural set of disciplines and perspectives, including agency, arts, politics, health, and society. This publication is looking at the global COVID-19 crisis and its significant effects on the dynamics of Irish society, the economic and political order, and the Arts.
Co-editors: Natalie Grinnell, Reeves Family Professor in the Humanities (Wofford College) and Will Rogers (University of Louisiana-Monroe)
Charlotte Mew and Friends
Decadent and Modernist Networks
A one-day virtual symposium 9 July 2021
Dr Megan Girdwood, University of Edinburgh Dr Francesca Bratton, Maynooth University Dr Fraser Riddell, Durham University
Professor Joseph Bristow, UCLA
‘I think it is myself I go to meet’ ‘The Quiet House’ (1916)
William Golding: Beyond Good and Evil
Call for Papers and Expressions of Interest
We are excited to announce a virtual symposium on the work of William Golding to be held in the spring of 2021 (8th April). We would like to invite all those who are interested in Golding to participate through critical and/or creative responses to his writing, and are particularly keen to hear from emerging scholars and those whose voices have seldom been heard in Golding criticism.
The co-chairs of the PCA/ACA Vampire Studies area are soliciting papers, presentations, panels and roundtable discussions that cover any aspect of the Vampire for the Annual National Popular Culture Association Conference to be held in Boston, MA from June 2-5, 2021. You must be a member of the PCA to submit a proposal.
This year is a return to the aborted theme from Philadelphia, the legacy of Dracula. Anyone who was accepted last year may resubmit their proposal for an automatic acceptance. As well as Dracula, we are particularly interested in papers, presentations, and panels that cover:
Vampires at the end of the world and beyond
Fresh from the Fight:
Heroes, Tricksters, and Villains in Children’s and Young Adult Literature and Culture
New Deadline for Submission: February 28th, 2021
A peer-reviewed graduate student conference on children’s literature, media, and culture
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Vancouver, Canada | New Conference Dates: Friday July 2nd – Sunday July 4th, 2021
Australian Feminist Studies, a peer-reviewed journal published by Routledge/Taylor & Francis is seeking expressions of interest for contributions to a planned forum devoted to the topic of ‘New Feminist Research Ethics’.
We anticipate publishing wide-ranging sets of ideas that capture the current and emerging challenges and opportunities for feminist researchers.
Contributions may engage generally with questions concerning feminist research ethics or they may offer a reflection on a specific research project or activity.While the expectation is that contributions will be scholarly in orientation, less conventional provocations and manifestos are also welcome. All submissions will be peer-reviewed as per the journal’s policies.
Gender Studies Winter School23-28 February 2021 – London/Onlineorganised byLondon Centre for Interdisciplinary Research
Study in London this winter!
Spend an amazing week learning about gender across different disciplines – literature and culture, philosophy and sociology, media and communication, history and political science, religious studies and education.