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14th Annual Louisiana Studies Conference

updated: 
Thursday, June 9, 2022 - 3:39pm
Northwestern State University of Louisiana
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, July 1, 2022

The 14th Annual Louisiana Studies Conference will be held September 16-17, 2022, at Northwestern State University in Natchitoches, Louisiana. The conference committee is now accepting presentation proposals for the upcoming conference. Presentation proposals on any aspect of the 2022 conference theme “Supernatural Louisiana,” as well as creative texts by, about, and/or for Louisiana and Louisianans, are sought for this year’s conference.

“That’s a Take”: The International Television Commercial as Short Film

updated: 
Thursday, June 9, 2022 - 2:38pm
Gary Rhodes, Robert Singer
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, August 1, 2022

“That’s a Take”: The International Television Commercial as Short Film is a two-day, virtual conference that engages interdisciplinary scholarship from any critical/methodological perspective examining the international television commercial production as a short film narrative. As examined in Consuming Images: Film Art and the American Television Commercial (Edinburgh University Press, 2020) which established the complex vitality of the television commercial both as a short film and as an art form, the television commercial has an aesthetic and historical dynamic linking it directly to cinematic and media cultures.

POSTCOLONIALISM, POSTCOMMUNISM AND POSTMODERNISM - 4th International Interdisciplinary Conference (online)

updated: 
Tuesday, June 7, 2022 - 5:00pm
InMind Support
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, July 8, 2022

Conference: 28-29 July 2022 (online - via Zoom)

CFP: 

​In our postmodern world there are a lot of questions that should be re-considered and re-defined. What does it mean to fight against colonialism and racism in the world of migration crisis and xenophobic attitudes towards minorities? What does it mean to be a postcommunist country in the face of the common nostalgia for order and rules? How is it possible to have a national identity being aware of the relative character of every national feature?

Call for Papers for Edited Volume Celebrating 75 years of Indian Independence

updated: 
Tuesday, June 7, 2022 - 4:45pm
Meenu A. Gupta and Kamalpreet Kaur
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, July 5, 2022

Call for Papers for an Edited Volume

Editors: Dr Meenu A. Gupta and Dr Kamalpreet Kaur

 

We invite chapters for an edited volume of essays dedicated to the glorious event of 75 years of Indian Independence with a look back at the history of the umbrella term ‘Indian English Literature’.

 

Concept Note

SF and Societal Vulnerability: Fragility, Collapse, and Transformation

updated: 
Tuesday, June 7, 2022 - 4:44pm
Jonathan Elmore Savannah State University
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, September 15, 2022

COVID showed us what we already knew, how fragile global capitalist societies are and how unresilient they become when the structures get shocked. Some of those structures deserve to be destroyed (authoritarianism, nationalism, racism, colonialism, labor exploitation, e.g.); others need to be shored up or replaced with even better institutions and practices (healthcare, the planetary ecosystem, wealth equity, social justice, e.g.). When these fragile structures fail, their failures disproportionately affect those least able to bear the harm. And, around the world, the harmful effects of exploitative structures are repeatedly discriminatorily directed.

 

Out With the Old, In With the New: Changing Trajectories in David Lowery’s The Green Knight

updated: 
Tuesday, June 7, 2022 - 4:43pm
SAMLA: South Atlantic Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, July 30, 2022

For close to seven hundred years, Gawain has been a favorite hero in Arthurian myth, especially when it comes to his legendary accomplishments—and faults—in Gawain and the Green Knight. No matter how much readers may root for him in his quest with the Green Knight, many of us can’t help but wonder…what if? All of that changed with David Lowery’s 2021 film, The Green Knight, which presents viewers with an abundance of scenarios that many of us haven’t even anticipated. In doing so, Lowery has forever altered the way scholars approach the medieval poem.

EXTENDED DEADLINE 14th Latina/o/x Communities Conference: Building Bridges/Construyendo Puentes

updated: 
Friday, June 3, 2022 - 3:11pm
West Chester University of Pennsylvania
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, June 30, 2022

14th Latina/o/x Communities Conference: Building Bridges/Construyendo Puentes

2022 Theme: Intergenerational Communities

West Chester University

Call for Presentations

 

In 2022 the LCC is back to holding in-person events on Thursday, September 29th.  

 

Each year, our interdisciplinary conference provides a creative space to enhance the understanding of Latina/o/x  issues, contributions, and cultures. We pride ourselves in serving as a link between academia and local communities, institutions and organizations 

 

RACISM, NATIONALISM and XENOPHOBIA - 5th International Interdisciplinary Conference (online)

updated: 
Friday, June 3, 2022 - 4:23am
InMind Support
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, June 25, 2022

Conference: 11-12 July 2022 (online - via Zoom)

 CFP:

          It is widely known that ideologies of racism, nationalism, and xenophobia are dangerous and spread all over the world. We want to examine these terms as much as possible, from many perspectives and variable aspects: in politics, society, psychology, culture, and many more. We also want to devote considerable attention to how the phenomena of racism, nationalism and xenophobia are represented in artistic practices: in literature, film, theatre or visual arts.​          

4th "MEMORY, AFFECTS AND EMOTIONS" International Interdisciplinary Conference (online)

updated: 
Friday, June 3, 2022 - 4:22am
InMind Support
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, March 20, 2022

Conference: 7-8 April 2022 (online - via Zoom platform)

All details: here

 

Scientific Committee:
Professor Wojciech Owczarski – University of Gdańsk, Poland
Professor Polina Golovátina-Mora – NTNU, Norwegian University of Science and Technology

 CALL FOR PAPERS:

Dave Sim Comics Iconoclast

updated: 
Thursday, June 2, 2022 - 6:28pm
Dominick Grace and Eric Hoffman
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, July 31, 2022

Co-Editors Dominick Grace and Eric Hoffman (Dave Sim: Conversations, Chester Brown: Conversations, Seth: Conversations, Jim Shooter: Conversations, Steve Gerber: Conversations, Approaching Twin Peaks: Essays on the Original Series, and The Canadian Alternative: Cartoonists, Comics, and Graphic Novels) seek original, previously unpublished essays on the work of Dave Sim for a book of critical approaches on Sim, tentatively titled Dave Sim: Comics Iconoclast, to be published by McFarland.

 

Mapping Brevity across Borders: Short Forms as Tools for Educational, Social and Cultural Mediation

updated: 
Tuesday, May 31, 2022 - 4:36pm
University of Santiago de Compostela
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, June 15, 2022

The ERASMUS+ “Strategic Partnerships” project Short Forms Beyond Borders (2020-2023) is presently organising a “Multiplier Event” to be hosted by the University of Santiago de Compostela (Spain), 4 to 5 July 2022. This event aims at offering interdisciplinary reflections on the use of short forms –which also include promoting innovative pedagogical uses of short forms for educational purposes– while also being conceived of as an international forum to disseminate the project’s ongoing research and its present results on this topic.

Mapping the Impossible, Special Issue 'Fantasy Across Media'

updated: 
Monday, May 30, 2022 - 10:41am
Mapping the Impossible: Journal for Fantasy Research
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, June 30, 2022

Call for Papers: Mapping the Impossible, Special Issue ‘Fantasy Across Media’

Submission deadline: 30 June 2022

Mapping the Impossible is an open-access student journal publishing peer-reviewed early-career research into fantasy and the fantastic.

For more information about the journal and submissions click here>>

https://fantasy-research.gla.ac.uk/index.php/submissions/

Aims and Scope

Aesthetic and Scientific Explorations of Environmental Justice

updated: 
Monday, May 30, 2022 - 10:37am
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, July 10, 2022

We remember the grip of cool morning air around us as we waited for school in the morning. We still flinch when we see the silhouettes of the seagulls that stole our food, and inhale deeply when we catch the scent of fresh cut grass on the breeze. We all have favorite places, and locations that draw up memories every time we pass. Every place has its own things that make it special, and its own way that it fuels the lives and imaginations of those who live nearby.

Deadline Extended - Sexuality: Literature, Cinema, and Culture (edited volume)

updated: 
Wednesday, May 25, 2022 - 5:01am
Edited by Rishiraj Pal and Dr. Sarmila Paul
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, June 30, 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:

DEADLINE EXTENDED - CFP: "Approaches to Teaching Ethics in Professional and Technical Writing Classrooms" (MMLA Panel)

updated: 
Monday, May 23, 2022 - 10:02am
Midwest Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, June 14, 2022

This panel will spur conversation about ethics instruction across courses like business writing, engineering communication, and health science writing. Ethics instruction is a consideration in accreditation processes for disciplines like engineering, and often such instruction is assigned to the writing classroom. This panel examines how ethics are taught and assessed in writing courses; it seeks new assignments, new pedagogies, and new rubrics that take into account instructional constraints like time and training.

 

For consideration, please contact najung@wisc.edu by June 14, 2022.

 

DEADLINE EXTENDED - CFP: "Career Pathways to Teaching Professional and STEM Writing" (MMLA)

updated: 
Monday, May 23, 2022 - 10:02am
Midwest Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, June 14, 2022

This panel will invite faculty that teach in Professional and STEM writing to discuss their career trajectory. The panel is intended for graduate students seeking to diversify their teaching portfolios, graduates contemplating new career paths, department administrators looking to develop new curricula and courses, and faculty interested in different approaches to writing instruction. It will ask participants to discuss opportunities and challenges they have seen both in the institutional identity of these writing courses and in their subject matter and student body. More specifically, the panel will address the relationship between English departments, literature courses, freshman composition, and these vocational writing courses.

Podcast for Pop-Culture/Nerd/Nostalgia Podcast

updated: 
Sunday, May 22, 2022 - 3:48pm
The Nostalgia Test Podcast
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, September 1, 2022

Hi! My name is Dan Dissinger. I'm a professor in the USC Writing Program and I host a pop culture/nerd/nostalgia comedy podcast with my longtime friend and micro-brewery owner Manny Coelho. 

The aim of the podcast is to revisit our childhood movies, tv shows, video games, music, etc, and to the ultimate test--THE NOSTALGIA TEST! It's a fun comedy podcast, and we always aim to have a great time. 

Looking For Guests for Writing/Pedagogy Podcast

updated: 
Sunday, May 22, 2022 - 3:47pm
Writing Remix Podcast
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, August 30, 2022

Hi! My name is Dan Dissinger. I'm a professor in the USC Writing Program and I host Writing Remix, a podcast about writing, language, and pedagogy. I would love to have you as a guest on the podcast. 

"Rhetorical Theory" Panel [Extended Deadline]

updated: 
Friday, May 20, 2022 - 1:12pm
Pacific Ancient and Modern Languages (PAMLA)
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, July 10, 2022

PAMLA 2022 RHETORICAL THEORY PANEL

CALL FOR PAPERS

 

“Rhetorical Theory”
UCLA, November 11-13
Chair: Dr. Ryan Leack (USC)


Abstract

This panel will explore recent movements in rhetorical theory writ large, either in connection with or apart from composition theory and practice. Special attention will be given to proposals that engage with the conference's theme.

Description

Modernism and Literature: A (Re)consideration

updated: 
Friday, May 20, 2022 - 1:12pm
Jeff Birkenstein/Saint Martin's University
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, September 1, 2022

CFP: Modernism and Literature: A (Re)consideration

Proposals due September 1, 2022

OVERVIEW:

"Rhetorical Theory" Panel (Extended Deadline)

updated: 
Wednesday, May 18, 2022 - 11:30pm
Pacific Ancient and Modern Languages (PAMLA)
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, July 10, 2022

PAMLA 2022 RHETORICAL THEORY PANEL

CALL FOR PAPERS

 

“Rhetorical Theory”
UCLA, November 11-13
Chair: Dr. Ryan Leack (USC)


Abstract

This panel will explore recent movements in rhetorical theory writ large, either in connection with or apart from composition theory and practice. Special attention will be given to proposals that engage with the conference's theme.

Description

In Passage 5

updated: 
Tuesday, May 17, 2022 - 5:32pm
University of Boumerdes
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, June 15, 2022

In Passage : The International Journal of Writing and Mobility, the journal of the Department of English of the University of Boumerdes (Algeria), seeks essays in English or French for its fifth issue, to be released in December 2022. In Passage is indexed in MIAR and the MLA Directory of Periodicals.

 All the contributions should either be written in English or discuss questions that relate to the English-speaking world. They should fit within the broad scope of texts and mobility and their interconnectedness in the fields of literature, linguistics, and translation, among others. The subjects that the journal seeks to investigate include but are not restricted to:

 

International T. S. Eliot Society Annual Meeting

updated: 
Tuesday, May 17, 2022 - 7:14am
International T. S. Eliot Society
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, June 1, 2022

International T. S. Eliot Society 43rd Annual Meeting

The Waste Land Centennial September 23-25, 2022, in St. Louis

 

Call for Papers

The Society invites proposals for papers to be presented at our annual meeting, this year held in St. Louis, MO from 23-25 September (Friday to Sunday). Clearly organized proposals of about 300 words, submitted as Word or PDF documents, on any topic reasonably related to Eliot, along with brief biographical sketches, should be emailed by June 1, 2022, to tseliotsociety@gmail.com, with the subject heading “Conference Proposal.”

 

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