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The Millennial Novel (Edited Collection) - Deadline Approaching

updated: 
Wednesday, August 18, 2021 - 10:48am
Loïc Bourdeau and Christopher Lloyd
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, September 30, 2021

This edited collection aims to theorize and contextualize transnational manifestations of the “millennial novel,” a term that has been used often derogatively to describe contemporary fiction from a generation of writers living through unprecedented historical upheavals. The book will not debate the use of the term, but rather provide an initial theorization of its forms and primary concerns. Characterised, we might say, by rootlessness, anxiety, ennui, and a general detachment from the governing socioeconomic structures of neoliberal modern life, the millennial novel is a genre at once over-debated and under-examined.

Wokeness, Sleepwalking and Stupors: The War on Social Justice Discourse

updated: 
Wednesday, August 18, 2021 - 10:47am
Wits Centre for Diversity Studies, University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, August 31, 2021

The world as we know it is undergoing dynamic transformation. Many gains have been made in recent decades towards loosening the grip of some of the belief systems that have enabled many systemic inequalities in the modern world. The ideological underpinnings of white supremacy, heteropatriarchy and coloniality, for example, have been rigorously challenged and are being steadily eroded, leading to changes in legal frameworks, social practices and the norms of acceptable everyday behaviour. The highly visible and vocal Black Lives Matter movement, which regained international momentum following the murder of George Floyd, has become a widely recognized recent manifestation of this refusal to abide the injustices and indignities of the past.

Technology and Carson McCullers

updated: 
Wednesday, August 18, 2021 - 10:46am
Carson McCullers Society/ Society for the Study of Southern Literature
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, August 23, 2021

 Technology and Carson McCullers

Session Proposal for the Society for the Study of Southern Literature (SSSL) 2022 Hybrid Conference

February 17-20, 2022, Atlanta, GA

“État des lieux”: Women in French and Francophone Noir Fiction

updated: 
Wednesday, August 18, 2021 - 10:45am
NEMLA 2022
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, September 30, 2021

Session Description:  

Apart from some chapters and articles (Desnains, Gorrara), few women authors of French crime novels are mentioned in essays or collections dealing with detective and noir fiction in France as a genre. 

Popular Culture Review Special Issue - Popular Culture and COVID - Summer 2022

updated: 
Wednesday, August 18, 2021 - 10:42am
Popular Culture Review - University of Nevada Las Vegas, Dept. of English
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, July 10, 2022

Call for Papers

Popular Culture Review Special Issue - Popular Culture and COVID

 

The global pandemic and long periods of self-quarantine shifted everything from work habits, to school, to media consumption, and more.

 

For example, the game Animal Crossing: New Horizons brought families together and even provided a supportive space for on-line memorial services.

The Immersive Potential of Literature and Hybrid Media in the 20th and 21st Centuries

updated: 
Wednesday, August 18, 2021 - 10:41am
Women in French
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 17, 2021

The Immersive Potential of Literature and Hybrid Media in the 20th and 21st Centuries

Women in French Postgraduate/ECR International Symposium

Symposium: Wednesday, January 12 to Friday, January 14, 2022

Keynote Speaker: Professor Diana Holmes (Leeds).

 

Essays on Police and Policing in 21st Century Film and Television

updated: 
Wednesday, August 18, 2021 - 10:41am
University of Southern Queensland
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, October 15, 2021

CALL FOR PAPERS: Essays on Police and Policing in 21st Century Film and Television

The Black Lives Matter movement, the trial and conviction of Derek Chauvin,  calls to defund the police, the prominence in the media of killer police such as Joseph James DeAngelo are recent manifestations of intense and even unprecedented levels of media attention on policing at interlocking points of race, inequality, social justice and political agendas.  Equally, exciting cross-disciplinary engagement between fields of justice studies, criminology, cultural studies and popular culture are increasingly opening up.

Women and Spanish Kiosk Literature (1907-1939): Modernization and Mass Culture

updated: 
Wednesday, August 18, 2021 - 10:39am
Thomas Antorino (Loyola University Maryland), NeMLA 2022
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, September 30, 2021

Description

Among the thousands of novelas cortas published in Spain between 1907 and 1939, more than 300 were written by women. The present panel seeks to explore the ways in which women used early-20th-century Spanish kiosk literature as a medium through which they represented and engaged with the most pressing social, political, and cultural questions surrounding women’s roles in an increasingly modernized society.


Abstract

Emerging and Dismantling: Feminist Killjoys Confront SSSL’s Past and Present

updated: 
Wednesday, August 18, 2021 - 10:38am
The Society for the Study of Southern Literature
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, August 20, 2021

CFP // Emerging and Dismantling: Feminist Killjoys Confront SSSL’s Past and PresentThe Society for the Study of Southern Literature Biennial Conference February 17-20, 2022 | Atlanta, GAhttp://southernlit.org/conference/ This lightning roundtable extends the conversation established in SSSL’s 2018 Closing Plenary wherein the organization’s community began an open-forum dialogue about its history and ongoing manifestations of sexism, racism, and elitism—among many other oppressive structures that have been integral to the organization and discipline.

3rd Global Conference on Women's Studies

updated: 
Wednesday, August 18, 2021 - 10:38am
Acavent
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, February 4, 2022

Following the success of the second edition of the Global Conference on Women’s Studies, we are excited to announce the 3rd edition of this premier academic event. Attended by scholars, researchers, and scientists from around the world, WOMENSCONF is more than an academic event. It’s a community and a knowledge platform. The connections that you make at the event and the memories from learning and networking sessions will last you long after the event is over.

The Millennial Novel (Edited Collection) - Deadline Approaching

updated: 
Wednesday, August 18, 2021 - 8:53am
Loïc Bourdeau and Christopher Lloyd
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, September 30, 2021

This edited collection aims to theorize and contextualize transnational manifestations of the “millennial novel,” a term that has been used often derogatively to describe contemporary fiction from a generation of writers living through unprecedented historical upheavals. The book will not debate the use of the term, but rather provide an initial theorization of its forms and primary concerns. Characterised, we might say, by rootlessness, anxiety, ennui, and a general detachment from the governing socioeconomic structures of neoliberal modern life, the millennial novel is a genre at once over-debated and under-examined.

CFP - Journal of Gender, Ethnic, and Cross-Cultural Studies

updated: 
Tuesday, August 17, 2021 - 4:16pm
Dr. Enaya Othman / Marquette University
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, December 31, 2024

The Journal of Gender, Ethnic, and Cross-Cultural Studies is an interdisciplinary journal with the primary goal to facilitate the examination of the intersection among gender, cultural, and ethnic studies. Published biannually, this journal seeks to invigorate discussions of the global mobilization of people, ideas, and capital, and the ways in which this circulation has influenced conceptions of gender, ethnicity/race, migration, and culture. In the very same way, the journal examines the gendered nature of cultures and cultural encounters across borders. It is committed to facilitating intersectional, interdisciplinary dialogue which results from the crossing of disciplinary boundaries.

Consent: Histories, Representations, and Frameworks for the Future (Edited Collection)

updated: 
Tuesday, August 10, 2021 - 4:47am
Hannah Piercy, Arya Thampuran, Rebecca White, and Sophie Franklin
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, August 31, 2021

Consent affects people of all genders, sexual orientations, and nationalities. Responding to recent campaigns such as #MeToo and #TimesUp, as well as the work of the 1752 Group, this edited collection brings together and develops the intersectional and interdisciplinary conversations that emerged during a 2019 conference on Consent hosted at Durham University. We are looking to broaden the scope of our collection, and invite papers which focus on historical formulations of consent, literary and cultural representations of consent, and potential pathways and dialogues for the future.

Terrorized by Twins: Doppelgangers and the Specter of the Double

updated: 
Monday, August 9, 2021 - 1:46pm
University of Texas Permian Basin
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, September 30, 2021

Call for Papers for The University of Texas Permian Basin’s 4th Annual Halloween Conference Saturday, Oct. 30, 2021. The conference will be conducted both live and virtually from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. 

The word “doppelganger” in German translates to “double walker.” It is a phenomenon that involves someone seeing an exact double of themselves, or an apparition of someone who has passed away. Twins can be omens of death, and often depict shadows, and/or doubles, in literature. Scholarly researched articles welcome addressing literature and humanities in the realms of: 

Exploring the Impact of Queer Violence & Trauma in Latinx America and the Caribbean

updated: 
Monday, August 9, 2021 - 1:44pm
Rivera Fordyce (Amherst College Press)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, October 15, 2021

Abstract Submission Deadline: 10/15/21

Chapter length submission: 1/15/22

Amherst College Press Deadline (book length manuscript): April 15, 2022

Please note the final word count for the submitted chapter length manuscript must be 6000-7000 and

Scholars should use the Chicago Manual Style citation formatting guidelines. Brief bios, CVs, abstracts and/or completed works should be submitted to queerviolencetraumaLAC@gmail.com.

CFP

Exploring the impact of queer violence + trauma in Latinx America and the Caribbean

Masculine Wars, Feminine Exterminations: Experiences, Traumas and Revolts (NeMLA 2022, Baltimore)

updated: 
Monday, August 9, 2021 - 1:44pm
Tiako Djomatchoua Murielle Sandra
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, September 30, 2021

Masculine Wars, Feminine Exterminations: Experiences, Traumas and Revolts (NeMLA 2022, Baltimore) 

 

September 30, 2021

Baltimore, MD

CFP - Panel: 53rd annual Convention of the Northeast Modern Language Association

(NeMLA 2022 )

Masculine Wars, Feminine Exterminations: Between Experiences, Traumas and Revolts 

March 10-13, Baltimore, MD

 

Call for Papers: Edited Collection on Satanism and Feminism in Popular Culture

updated: 
Monday, August 9, 2021 - 1:43pm
Miranda Corcoran
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, October 31, 2021

In 2017 historian Per Faxneld published the landmark study Satanic Feminism: Lucifer as the Liberator of Woman in Nineteenth-Century Culture. The book argues for the existence of a nineteenth-century counter-reading of Satan that constructed the Devil as a symbol of women's liberation, progressive values, and intellectual freedom. For nineteenth- and early twentieth-century suffragists, artists, and radical thinkers, Satan served as an empowering model of self-determination and nonconformity.

New Book Series: Routledge Advances in Popular Culture Studies

updated: 
Monday, August 9, 2021 - 1:43pm
Lorna Piatti-Farnell
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, August 31, 2023

A new book series has been established by Routledge, with a focus on popular culture. 

The Routledge Advances in Popular Culture Studies series is looking for original and interdisciplinary monographs or edited volumes, which expand our understanding of popular culture as reflecting world challenges, contexts, and situations. The Series places a particular emphasis on evolutions and transformations within popular culture — with a focus on icons, narratives, practices, and identities — and aims to provide interdisciplinary, multidisciplinary, and transmedia perspectives.

The editor of the series welcomes proposals for projects on a wide range of topics, including (but not limited to): 

"There Will Be Poems": Depictions of Masculinity and Care in Modern Media

updated: 
Monday, August 9, 2021 - 1:42pm
NeMLA
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, September 30, 2021

The title for this session is taken from the AMC series The Terror, in which an older man is heartbroken as he stands by the bed of his dying captain. “It was an honor serving you, sir. You are a good man. There will be poems,” he assures him (The Terror Episode 9). His grief and his care are portrayed sincerely and not as an indication of a lack of masculinity or courage. His desire to create poems for a beloved dying man is not pathologized and instead represents a strength of character. This year, NEMLA asks us to consider the theme of care, and our vulnerabilities and interdependence on each other.

Literature and the Culture of Wellness

updated: 
Monday, August 9, 2021 - 1:42pm
C19, “Reconstructions,” March 31-April 2, 2022, Coral Gables, Florida
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, August 30, 2021

CFP: Literature and the Culture of Wellness

C19, “Reconstructions,” March 31-April 2, 2022, Coral Gables, Florida

Organizers: 
Shari Goldberg, Franklin & Marshall College
Arielle Zibrak, University of Wyoming

NeMLA 2022 -- Roundtable -- New Directions in Feminist Pedagogy

updated: 
Monday, August 9, 2021 - 1:41pm
Laura Hartmann-Villalta (Georgetown U) // Lauren Kuryloski (SUNY University at Buffalo)
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, September 20, 2021

This roundtable asks participants to engage with and present the new directions in feminist pedagogy that inevitably emerged in the past two years (2020-2022) during the coronavirus pandemic, but also beyond it. In the words of Kevin M. Gannon in the book Radical Hope: A Teaching Manifesto, “Teaching is a radical act of hope. It is an assertion of faith in a better future in an increasingly uncertain and fraught present. It is a commitment to that future even if we can’t clearly discern its shape. It is a continuing pedagogical practice rather than a set of static characteristics” (5). Grounded in feminism, this roundtable asks participants to present their innovations in pedagogy across a spectrum of challenges.

LGBTQIA+ Fantastika Graphics: A Digital Symposium [UPDATE]

updated: 
Monday, August 9, 2021 - 1:40pm
Fantastika Journal
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, September 8, 2021

Digital Symposium: 20 November 2021

 

“Fantastika” – a term appropriated from a range of Slavonic languages by John Clute – embraces the genres of Fantasy, Science Fiction, and Horror, but can also include Alternate History, Gothic, Steampunk, Young Adult Dystopic Fiction, or any other radically imaginative narrative space. Our goal is to bring together academics, independent researchers, creators, and audiences who share an interest in this diverse range of fields with the aim of opening up new dialogues, productive controversies, and critical collaborations.

Apocalypse, Dystopia, and Disaster

updated: 
Monday, August 9, 2021 - 1:40pm
Shane Trayers/ SWPACA
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, October 31, 2021

Call for Papers

The Apocalypse, Dystopia, and Disaster

Southwest Popular / American Culture Association (SWPACA)

43rdt Annual Conference, February 23-26, 2022

Hyatt Regency Hotel & Conference Center

Albuquerque, New Mexico

http://www.southwestpca.org

Submissions open on August 1, 2021

Proposal submission deadline: October 31, 2021

Modernism/modernity Print+ Cluster Proposal: Hope Mirrlees’s Paris: A Poem at 100

updated: 
Tuesday, August 3, 2021 - 11:39am
Nell Wasserstrom, Boston College
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, October 1, 2021

“Hope Mirrlees’s Paris: A Poem at 100”

Modernism/modernity Print Plus Cluster Proposal

Call for Papers

 

2020 marked the 100th anniversary of “modernism’s lost masterpiece,” Hope Mirrlees’s Paris: A Poem. Published by Hogarth Press in the spring of 1920, and typeset by Virginia Woolf, this ground-breaking long poem maps the range of continental avant-garde aesthetics of the 1910s even as it both engages and anticipates the mythical methods and epic conventions of James Joyce, Ezra Pound, and T.S. Eliot.

Edited Collection: Chilling Adventures of Sabrina

updated: 
Monday, August 2, 2021 - 4:19pm
Cori Mathis
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, October 31, 2021

In the world of teen drama (or YA drama, as some prefer), there are a number of ways to represent adolescence and its attendant horrors, and we’ve seen a great deal of fantasy-based approaches; beginning with Buffy, some establish that high school is actual hell. But few series come close to Chilling Adventures of Sabrina’s devotion to that idea. The Netflix series (2018-20), based on the Archie Comics spin-off and featuring a much darker version of Sabrina Spellman, may be difficult for audiences to reconcile with ABC’s Sabrina the Teenage Witch, the previous adaptation. While one is a teen sitcom in which Sabrina’s powers get her into wacky situations, and she is supported by a talking Salem the cat, the other might feel closer to The Craft.

Neo-Disneyism

updated: 
Monday, August 2, 2021 - 12:08pm
Dr. Brenda Ayres/Liberty University
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, September 30, 2021

In 2003 Peter Lang published The Emperor’s Old Groove: Decolonizing Disney’s Magic Kingdom, edited by Brenda Ayres. In this collection of 14 essays, the contributors argue that as of 2002, Disney’s film animation has continued to be a surreptitious colonizing force that manipulates the psychological, cultural, and political identities of consumers, predominantly children. Since then, Walt Disney Animation Studios and its subsidiaries, affiliates, and distributing companies have produced 63 additional film animations. Have they altered their portrayal of multiculturalism and SGM (Sexual and Gender Minorities) to be more inclusive and  normative? Coeditors Brenda Ayres and Sarah E.

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