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Call for Book Chapter Proposals: Politics and the Western

updated: 
Tuesday, October 5, 2021 - 3:47pm
Damien Picariello / University of South Carolina Sumter
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, October 18, 2021

CALL FOR BOOK CHAPTER PROPOSALS

We’re seeking chapter-length contributions to an edited volume on politics and the Western. The working title for this project is A Fistful of Politics: The Western and Political Thought. We’re anticipating that much of our collection will deal with Western films, but we’re open to—and excited about—contributions that discuss anything within the Western genre (prose fiction, films, television series, comics, poetry, video games, theater, music, etc.) in connection with politics and political thought.

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

Totality and Culture, a special issue of Qui Parle

updated: 
Tuesday, October 5, 2021 - 3:41pm
Qui Parle: Critical Humanities and Social Sciences
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, September 1, 2022

Is theoretical resistance to totality still viable today, in this moment of totalizing crisis? How might we reclaim totality as a conceptual ground that can account for the relationship between experience, on the one hand, and the historical-material processes that shape cultural production, on the other? Almost a century after György Lukács reinstated the concept at the very center of Marx’s project, and some four decades since the publication of Fredric Jameson’s The Political Unconscious, we are compelled to ask: how might we think about cultural production, circulation, and consumption in relation with, rather than in opposition to, totality? 

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:

[DEADLINE EXTENDED] Unorthodox Minds: Innovative Exchanges Between Cognitive Studies, Narrative Theory and Contemporary Fiction (peer-reviewed edited volume)

updated: 
Friday, October 1, 2021 - 4:25pm
Grzegorz Maziarczyk / The John Paul II Catholic University of Lublin
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, November 1, 2021

Call for Chapter Proposals for Peer-Reviewed Edited Volume 

Unorthodox Minds: Innovative Exchanges Between Cognitive Studies, Narrative Theory and Contemporary Fiction

edited by Grzegorz Maziarczyk and Joanna Klara Teske

 

Due to effects of the Covid-19 pandemic and the strain it has placed on all of us, the deadline for abstracts for this volume has been extended.

 

 New deadline for abstract submissions: 1 November 2021.

 

Speaking of Shakespeare Podcast

updated: 
Friday, October 1, 2021 - 11:06am
Aoyama Gakuin University
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, October 31, 2021

Season 1 of "Speaking of Shakespeare" is now fully availabe on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Amazon Music, Google Podcasts, and other services that can be accessed at https://speakingofshakespeare.buzzsprout.com. These podcasts feature conversations with authors of new books, performers, digital developers, archivists, and others involved in things Shakespearean.

30th Annual St. Francis Writers' Conference

updated: 
Thursday, September 30, 2021 - 4:11pm
University of St. Francis in Joliet, IL
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, October 15, 2021

CALL FOR PAPERS FROM UNDERGRADUATE STUDENTS

30th Annual St. Francis Writers’ Conference

Saturday, November 13th, 2021 

at the University of St. Francis in Joliet, IL (hybrid format)

featuring graphic poet and translation editor Naoko Fujimoto as keynote speaker

Undergraduate students should submit abstracts for 10-15 min in-person or virtual presentations no later than Oct. 15, 2021 in any of the following categories:

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. 

Call for Undergraduate and Graduate Submissions: Journal of Fantasy and Fan Cultures Vol 2

updated: 
Wednesday, September 29, 2021 - 12:04pm
The Journal of Fantasy and Fan Cultures
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, December 1, 2021

Submissions are now open for the second issue of The Journal of Fantasy and Fan Cultures. Submissions are due December 1, 2021.

 

 

The topic of the second issue is an open one, and any essays on fantasy and fan cultures (broadly construed) will be considered.

You may submit once per issue for each category (creative non-fiction and academic essays). We are not interested in publishing fan fiction or poetry.

Global Dostoevskys

updated: 
Tuesday, September 28, 2021 - 4:11pm
North American Dostoevsky Society
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, October 20, 2021

The North American Dostoevsky Society invites proposals for blog posts on the topic of “Global Dostoevskys: Influences and Receptions” for our official blog The Bloggers Karamazov. Posts for this limited series should focus on an aspect of Dostoevsky’s influence and reception outside of Russia. Less researched sites of influence and unexplored areas of reception are especially welcome.

Potential blog topics could include, but are not limited to:

  • Translations of Dostoevsky’s works

  • Shifts in his acclaim or censure within a culture

Leadership/Followership

updated: 
Tuesday, September 28, 2021 - 4:02pm
Wilson College Humanities Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 10, 2022

Wilson College Humanities ConferenceConference Theme: Leadership/Followership

Saturday, February 26, 2022
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Held in the Brooks Complex of Wilson College
Chambersburg, PA
sponsored by Wilson’s M.A. in Humanities Program

 

The theme of this year’s humanities conference is inspired by Wilson College’s new Master of Applied Leadership program.

Alfred Hitchcock

updated: 
Monday, September 27, 2021 - 11:00pm
Southwest Popular / American Culture Association (SWPACA)
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, October 31, 2021

Call for Papers

[ALFRED HITCHCOCK]

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

 

Children and Political Conflict

updated: 
Saturday, September 25, 2021 - 6:49pm
The Critical Childhoods and Youth Studies Collective (CCYSC)
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, October 5, 2021

We are excited to announce the CCYSC Blog Theme for October and November 2021: "Children and Political Conflict".

 

The impact of political conflict has been widely understood in terms of destruction to property, casualties and displacement. Changing trends in the nature of conflicts suggest that conflicts are more often protracted and occur increasingly in populated civil areas. (Save the Children International, 2018). As a result, the consequences are now being seen beyond the damage to tangible properties and bodies, through  intangible psychosocial impact. 

NeMLA 2022 - “Encounters and Dis-encounters: Love and Eroticism in Latin American Poetry and Narrative” (Panel)

updated: 
Saturday, September 25, 2021 - 1:45pm
Dr. María Cristina Campos Fuentes, Associate Professor of Spanish, DeSales University / 53rd Northeast Modern Language Association Annual Convention, Baltimore, MD - March 10-13, 2022
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, September 30, 2021

This panel explores concepts and stereotypes lying behind the vision of love and eroticism expressed by Latin American authors. This panel creates a dialogue about writers’ depictions of love, affections, and womanhood and how those ideas reflect, renew, or challenge Latin American societies. Comparative or feminist approaches in Spanish/English/Portuguese are suitable; other approaches also considered.

Submit abstracts (300 words maximum) by September 30, 2021, to Session ID # 19143

Abstracts must be submitted through NeMLA’s website:  https://www.cfplist.com/nemla/Home/S/19143

The IAAS Postgraduate Symposium “The (Hi)stories We Create: Narratives of Exceptionalism, Ideology, and Resilience”

updated: 
Saturday, September 25, 2021 - 2:01am
Irish Association of American Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, October 1, 2021

In November 1621 colonists in Massachusetts celebrated a year of survival and their first harvest  with a feast that has since been called The First Thanksgiving. The feast was a supposed  celebration of resilience after hardship. It was not until 1863, in the midst of the American Civil  War and with the nation divided, that this feast was enshrined as a national holiday and a  touchstone of American tradition and ideology: a story of togetherness projected over the  realities of division, exceptionalism, genocide, and slavery.  

British Restoration and 18th-Century Literature at CEA 2022

updated: 
Friday, September 24, 2021 - 10:52am
Corey E. Andrews / College English Association
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, November 1, 2021

Call for Papers, British Restoration and 18th-Century Literature at CEA 2022

March 31-April 2, 2022 | Birmingham, Alabama

Sheraton Hotel, Birmingham | 2201 Richard Arrington Jr Blvd N, Birmingham, AL 35203

The College English Association, a gathering of scholar-teachers in English studies, welcomes proposals for presentations on British Restoration and 18th-Century Literature for our 52nd annual conference. Submit your proposal at www.cea-web.org

Reminder: Mentorship as Intersectional Feminist Practice (NeMLA 2022)

updated: 
Friday, September 24, 2021 - 10:52am
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, September 30, 2021

This CFP is for a roundtable session sponsored by the Women's and Gender Studies Caucus (WGSC) at NeMLA 2022. The convention will be held from March 10-13, 2022, at the Baltimore Waterfront Marriott.

Mentorship as Intersectional Feminist Practice

War Literature (CEA 3/31/22–4/2/22)

updated: 
Friday, September 24, 2021 - 10:51am
College English Association (CEA)
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, November 1, 2021

Subject: Call for Papers: War Literature at CEA 2022

 

Call for Papers, War Literature at CEA 2022

March 31-April 2, 2022 | Birmingham, Alabama

Sheraton Hotel, Birmingham | 2201 Richard Arrington Jr Blvd N, Birmingham, AL 35203

The College English Association, a gathering of scholar-teachers in English studies, welcomes proposals for presentations on War Literature for our 52nd annual conference. Submit your proposal at www.cea-web.org

Trauma and War Literature (CEA 3/31/22–4/2/22)

updated: 
Friday, September 24, 2021 - 10:51am
College English Association (CEA)
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, November 1, 2021

Subject: Call for Papers: War Literature and Trauma at CEA 2022

 

Call for Papers, War Literature and Trauma at CEA 2022

March 31-April 2, 2022 | Birmingham, Alabama

Sheraton Hotel, Birmingham | 2201 Richard Arrington Jr Blvd N, Birmingham, AL 35203

The College English Association, a gathering of scholar-teachers in English studies, welcomes proposals for presentations on Trauma and War Literature for our 52nd annual conference. Submit your proposal at www.cea-web.org

The Association for Philosophy and Literature 2022 Conference

updated: 
Friday, September 24, 2021 - 10:47am
Association for Philosophy and Literature
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, November 30, 2022

The Association for Philosophy and Literature (APL)

 

with

 

MacEwan University

 

26 MAY – 29 May 2022

 

Nature

 Animal, Moral, Technological

 

Call for Papers

Welsh, Irish, or Scottish Literature at CEA 2022

updated: 
Friday, September 24, 2021 - 10:46am
Corey E. Andrews / College English Association
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, November 1, 2021

Call for Papers, Welsh, Irish, or Scottish Literature at CEA 2022

March 31-April 2, 2022 | Birmingham, Alabama

Sheraton Hotel, Birmingham | 2201 Richard Arrington Jr Blvd N, Birmingham, AL 35203

The College English Association, a gathering of scholar-teachers in English studies, welcomes proposals for presentations on Welsh, Irish, or Scottish Literature for our 52nd annual conference. Submit your proposal at www.cea-web.org

Graphic Novels (CEA 3/31/22-4/2/22)

updated: 
Thursday, September 23, 2021 - 3:49pm
College English Association
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, November 1, 2021

Subject: Call for Papers: Graphic Novels at CEA 2022 

 

Call for Papers, Graphic Novels at CEA 2022 

March 31-April 2, 2022 | Birmingham, Alabama 

Sheraton Hotel, Birmingham | 2201 Richard Arrington Jr Blvd N, Birmingham, AL 35203 

Unsettling Poetry Pedagogy (Edited volume)

updated: 
Thursday, September 23, 2021 - 11:25am
Caroline Gelmi/UMass Dartmouth and Lizzy LeRud/Georgia Tech
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, November 5, 2021

This collection will provide college-level instructors with short, provocative, and practical essays on new, antiracist methods for teaching poetry. We’re keen to identify outmoded approaches that need to be unsettled, and we invite you to write against their inadequate, outdated, toxic, and downright racist effects. Ultimately, Unsettling Poetry Pedagogy seeks to put antiracist teaching and research directly in conversation with each other, offering productive, tangible ways for poetry classrooms to confront social injustice. 

 

WRoCAH Student Journal - Volume 6

updated: 
Thursday, September 23, 2021 - 11:18am
White Rose College of the Arts & Humanities
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, October 18, 2021

The WRoCAH Student Journal is a journal for Arts and Humanities postgraduate students at the Universities of Leeds, Sheffield and York. We are now seeking submissions for our next issue. Contributions are not limited to WRoCAH students alone and submissions from postgraduate students based at any of these universities are encouraged.

 

Accepted submissions will be published in our next issue (Vol. 6) which will be available through our website: http://journal.wrocah.ac.uk/. This is a great opportunity to share and profile your research. 

 

The WRoCAH Journal is committed to disseminating diverse forms of research. As such, submissions may include:

« Les géographies imaginaires de l’esclavage dans la littérature, les arts et les musées »

updated: 
Thursday, September 23, 2021 - 11:13am
Le Mans University
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, December 15, 2021

Colloque international Université du Mans / Université d’Abomey-Calavi 11 - 12 – 13 mai 2022 Lieu du colloque

Université d’Abomey-Calavi & Ouidah 

Bénin

 Appel à communications « Les géographies imaginaires de l’esclavage dans la littérature, les arts et les musées »  

INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM ON INNOVATIVE TRENDS IN CONTEMPORARY LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE RESEARCH: THEORIES, METHODS AND TECHNIQUES

updated: 
Thursday, September 23, 2021 - 3:03am
Ataturk University
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, September 30, 2021

“International Symposium on Innovative Trends in Contemporary Language and Literature Research: Theories, Methods and Techniques” will be held online on 15-16 October 2021 by the Department of German Language and Literature, hosted by Atatürk University.

CFP- Indian Writing in English Online (EXTENDED DEADLINE)

updated: 
Saturday, September 18, 2021 - 11:05pm
University of Hyderabad
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, September 30, 2021

CFP: Indian Writing in English Online, University of Hyderabad

Indian Writing in English Online at The University of Hyderabad (henceforth IWE Online), an initiative being executed and funded by the prestigious Institution of Eminence (IoE) project of the University, aims at being the single authoritative academic web resource for any student or a general reader searching for information on the subject of Indian Writing in India.

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