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Forum for Contemporary Issues in Language and Literature 4/2023

updated: 
Thursday, February 10, 2022 - 3:55pm
Siedlce University,
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, February 15, 2023

The editorial board of Forum for Contemporary Issues in Language and Literature encourages researchers and young scholars to submit their articles proposals that comprise with the following profile of the journal:

Forum for Contemporary Issues in Language and Literature is an international multidisciplinary periodical that welcomes for review any innovative and challenging research article encroaching upon the fields of literature, linguistics, philosophy and cultural studies.

The Working Dead: Capitalism, Mortality, and Their Discontents (panel)

updated: 
Thursday, February 10, 2022 - 12:35pm
Marxist Literary Group - Institute on Culture and Society: Transition
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, February 13, 2022

The COVID-19 pandemic’s disproportionate infection and fatality rates among the working class, coupled with the increasing peril from climate catastrophe, has foregrounded the existential precarity of those on the unfortunate side of the wage relation and empire. This panel considers, however, that in the absence of full human flourishing—in Marx’s word, Gattungswesen—the proletariat is, in a sense, already dead prior to the expiration of their physical bodies.

Encoding Blackness: Black Digital Literary Practices

updated: 
Tuesday, February 8, 2022 - 3:31pm
African American LLC/ Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, March 15, 2022

The MLA's forum on African American Literature invites proposals for two sponsored panels about African American Literature and the digital humanities for the 2023 Modern Language Association convention: https://bit.ly/3uGl1WH 

Encoding Blackness: Black Digital Literary Practices

Deadline for submissions: Tuesday, 15 March 2022

Codes and Characters: Building Black Digital Worlds

updated: 
Tuesday, February 8, 2022 - 3:31pm
African American LLC/ Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, March 15, 2022

The MLA's forum on African American Literature invites proposals for two sponsored panels about African American Literature and the digital humanities for the 2023 Modern Language Association convention: https://bit.ly/3uGl1WH Codes and Characters: Building Black Digital Worlds Deadline for submissions: Tuesday, 15 March 2022 How have Black writers used the virtual realm to build community and stake their claim in the public sphere?

Advanced Oral History Training Mastering the Interview:Techniques and Methods

updated: 
Tuesday, February 8, 2022 - 3:30pm
GIRES-Global Institute for Research Education & Scholarship
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, March 19, 2022

Advanced Oral History TrainingMastering the Interview:Techniques and Methods International Workshop20 March 2022

To facilitate scholars from various timezones, there will be two groups (same workshop, different time).
Group 1:   11:oo am Amsterdam time (+UTC 2) for participants from Europe, Africa, Asia & Australia
Group 2:   19.00 pm Amsterdam time (+UTC 2) for participants from the American continent
Find your timezone here

 Course Facilitator:  Konstantinos D. Karatzas, Ph.D 

Audiences, Huddled Masses, Riots: Depictions and Descriptions of Crowds in Literature (MLA 2023 Proposed Special Session)

updated: 
Monday, February 7, 2022 - 9:48am
Ashley Plack O'Donnell
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, March 8, 2022

This proposed special session for MLA 2023 invites abstracts on the depiction of crowds in literature of the eighteenth century and beyond. Please submit 250-word abstracts to ashley@strategistmarketing.com by March 8, 2022.

Please note that MLA 2023 is scheduled to take place in San Francisco, CA on January 5-8, 2023.

 

For more information, please see the listing on the MLA call for papers site:

https://mla.confex.com/mla/2023/webprogrampreliminary/Paper18975.html

Thatcher's Ministers

updated: 
Sunday, February 6, 2022 - 12:18pm
The Thatcher Network
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, April 15, 2022

THATCHER’S MINISTERS: Conference and Essay Collection

Conference to be held in central London on 23rd and 24th June 2022

DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSIONS: FRIDAY 15th APRIL 2022

This year’s Thatcher Network conference invites papers which consider the role that members of Margaret Thatcher’s cabinets played in shaping and delivering ‘Thatcherism’.

The conference, and the book project that will follow, will look beyond Thatcher as the dominant political figure of the 1980s and consider the significance of key ministers, like Michael Heseltine, Geoffrey Howe and Keith Joseph.

Sizing Up _The Chair_: a CALS "Unprecedented" Webinar (2/18)

updated: 
Sunday, February 6, 2022 - 12:17pm
Center for American Literary Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, February 18, 2022

Penn State’s Center for American Literary Studies presents

Sizing Up The Chair

Friday, February 18, 2022, Noon–1:00 p.m. EST via Zoom

Register here.

https://psu.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_K-tboEe3Tv-t_b6iC8ve9A

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

"Representations of Business/Professional Communication in Popular Culture"

updated: 
Sunday, February 6, 2022 - 11:43am
William Christopher Brown, Association for Business Communication and Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 11, 2022

CFP for the 2023 ABC MLA Panel:

"Representations of Business/Professional Communication

in Popular Culture"

Conference: Modern Language Association Convention

Location: San Francisco, California

Dates: 5-8 January 2023

Full name of organization: Association for Business Communication

Contact email: wbrown@midland.edu 

Due date for abstracts: 11 March 2022

WIF at the MMLA, Nov. 16-21, 2022

updated: 
Sunday, February 6, 2022 - 11:41am
Women in French
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, April 15, 2022

Call for Papers for Women in French

2022 Midwest Modern Language Association Convention

Minneapolis, Minnesota

November 16-21, 2022

 

I am pleased to announce the Call for Papers for WIF at the 2022 MMLA Convention (to be held in person November 16-21 in Minneapolis, MN). We welcome proposals that relate the study of French and Francophone women authors, the study of women's place in French and Francophone cultures or literatures, and feminist literary criticism to this year's theme: “Post-Now.”

Digital Adaptations

updated: 
Sunday, February 6, 2022 - 11:40am
Deborah Cartmell, De Montfort University
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, December 1, 2022

We are inviting articles (4-8,000 words) on topics relating to digital adaptations, especially remixing classics, from both theoretical and practice-based perspectives. The issue will be edited by Deborah Cartmell and Erin Sullivan.

Submission Deadline: 1 December 2022

Submit your work

https://academic.oup.com/adaptation/pages/General_Instructions

Call for Nominations: ADE Boydston Prize

updated: 
Thursday, February 3, 2022 - 12:21pm
Association for Documentary Editing
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, April 1, 2022

The Association for Documentary Editing invites nominations for the 2021-22 Boydston Essay Prize. The prize will be awarded to the best essay or review published between January 1 and December 31 2020, the primary focus of which is the editing of a volume of works or documents. The award carries a cash honorarium of $500. Eligible essays may have been published in digital and print journals, monographs, and collections. Please submit nominations and citations in the body of an e-mail to the address below and attach the essay or review to be considered. Self-nominations are welcome. Nominations are due by 1 April 2022. The winner will be awarded at the ADE annual meeting in June 2022.

Tattoos, Arts and Graphic Narratives

updated: 
Thursday, February 3, 2022 - 10:38am
anne chassagnol and Brigitte Friant-Kessler
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, March 1, 2022

Tattoos, Arts and Graphic Narratives

16 - 17 June 2022
(Musée d’art et d’histoire Paul Eluard, Saint-Denis)
Paris

INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE

SCMLA - Interdisciplinary Studies Panel

updated: 
Wednesday, February 2, 2022 - 1:53pm
South Central Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, March 31, 2022

Proposal submissions for the Interdisciplinary Studies panel at South Central Modern Language Association's 2022 conference are currently being accepted. We encourage graduate students at the MA and PhD level to submit as well. There is no theme this year for the conference or the panel. A variety of approaches and topics may be submitted for this panel. The 2021 conference's topics were wide ranging.  

SCMLA is a hybrid conference and will be held in Memphis October, 13-15, 2022. In 2021, panelists presented in-person and virtually to an in-person and virtual audience. Details can be found at https://www.southcentralmla.org/conference/

Heroes, Rebels and Outlaws: Escapism and 19th Century Literature

updated: 
Tuesday, February 1, 2022 - 7:20pm
GIRES-Global Institute for Research Education & Scholarship
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, March 12, 2022

Heroes, Rebels and Outlaws: Escapism and 19th Century Literature International Seminar
6 sessions in total (March,April,May 2022) 

Course Facilitator: Olga Akroyd , Ph.D 

Building Professional Dispositions for Undergraduate Humanities Majors

updated: 
Tuesday, February 1, 2022 - 7:03pm
MLA 2023 // San Francisco, CA (5-8 Jan. 2023)
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, March 15, 2022

Professional development prepares humanities majors for post-baccalaureate success and undermines myths about weak career outcomes, yet too often, it remains an afterthough rather than an integral component of undergraduate curricula. Furthermore, increasing professional development opportunities for undergraduates also has programmatic benefits for recruitment and retention, not least becuase such programs better equip faculty and students to more effectively articulate the value of the humanites to public life, and the applicability of humanities across public, private, and volunteer sectors.

Understanding the Holocaust, Genocide, and Mass Violence in the Public Imagination Conference: CFP

updated: 
Monday, January 31, 2022 - 3:28pm
Metropolitan State University of Denver
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, April 1, 2022

Call for Proposals: Understanding the Holocaust, Genocide, and Mass Violence in the Public Imagination Conference

September 21 – 23, 2022

Metropolitan State University of Denver

Call for Papers, Panels, Roundtables, and Presentations

Keynote Speakers: Susan Neiman, PhD (Einstein Forum, Germany) Donald Fixico (Shawnee, Sac and Fox, Muscogee Creek and Seminole), PhD (Arizona State University, USA)

American, British and Canadian Studies

updated: 
Friday, January 28, 2022 - 6:22am
Ana-Karina Schneider/ Lucian Blaga University of Sibiu
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, February 12, 2022

American, British and Canadian Studies appears biannually in June and December. It is a peer-reviewed journal that sets out to explore the intersections of culture, technology and the human sciences in the age of electronic information. It publishes work by scholars of any nationality on Anglophone Studies, Comparative Literary and Cultural Studies, Postcolonial Theory, Anthropology, Area Studies, Multimedia and Digital Arts and related subjects. Articles addressing influential crosscurrents in current academic thinking are particularly welcomed. ABC Studies also publishes book reviews and review essays, interviews, work-in-progress, conference reports, research project outlines, notes and comments.

Gender Justice: Women’s Rights and Equity Call for Chapters

updated: 
Friday, January 21, 2022 - 9:47am
Harvard University
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, February 7, 2022

The book provides an in-depth analysis of global perspectives on advancing public and social gender policy worldwide; it also examines women’s political representation and participation in peace processes in the context of their community, emphasizing existing cultural norms with biases, questioning societal prejudices toward women, for example, in STEM and creative economies. The volume covers several domains presenting a wide range of important issues that demonstrate gender inequality, discussing a wide range of cultural and geographical realities.

Final Reminder: First Book Institute Applications Due by 2/14 (Hard Deadline)

updated: 
Friday, January 21, 2022 - 9:04am
Center for American Literary Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, February 14, 2022

Announcing

The 2022 First Book Institute

June 12-18, 2022

Hosted by the Center for American Literary Studies (CALS) at Pennsylvania State University

Co-Directors

Sean X. Goudie, Director of the Center for American Literary Studies and Winner of the MLA Prize for a First Book

Priscilla Wald, R. Florence Brinkley Professor of English and Women’s Studies, Duke University, and Co-Editor of American Literature

Shadow Screens: Unmade, Unseen, Unreleased Film and Television

updated: 
Friday, January 21, 2022 - 8:59am
James Fenwick (Sheffield Hallam University) / Kieran Foster (University of Nottingham)
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 31, 2022

We’d like to remind you of the upcoming conference abstracts deadline of 31 January for the conference “Shadow Screens: Unmade, Unseen, Unreleased Film and Television”.

Death, Dying and Diseases: Critical Reflections

updated: 
Friday, January 21, 2022 - 8:59am
Department of English, Jadavpur University
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, February 28, 2022

CALL FOR PAPERS

 

Jadavpur University Essays and Studies (JUES) Vol. 36 (Themed Issue)

                                            Editors: Dr. Rafat Ali

                                                                Dr. Doyeeta Majumder

 

Death, Dying and Diseases: Critical Reflections

 

"Trauma and Nightmare" 5th International Interdisciplinary Conference (online)

updated: 
Friday, January 21, 2022 - 8:59am
InMind Support
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, February 25, 2022

Conference: 17-18 March 2022 (online- via Zoom platform)

 

Scientific Committee:

Professor Wojciech Owczarski – University of Gdańsk, Poland

Professor Paulo Endo – University of São Paulo, Brazil

 

​CALL FOR PAPERS:

Handbook of the Short Story

updated: 
Friday, January 21, 2022 - 8:51am
Santiago Rodríguez Guerrero-Strachan
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, January 19, 2022

We are editing a Handbook of the Short Story in the World for Brill as part of the series Handbooks of Literary and Cultural Studies, and we are looking for chapters on some specific topics (see below). We are well aware that the chapters are broad in their scope. Some of these chapters should have a comparativist approach that covers several countries. For that reason, we are looking for potential contributors who have expertise in the field to write a synthetical approach to the topic while at the same time being analytical in the discussion of concrete short stories. Ideally a chapter should offer an overview of the topic, and then discuss three or four authors and/ or stories.  

Deadline Approaching: Seeking Reviews Editor for Academic Journal

updated: 
Thursday, January 20, 2022 - 6:14pm
Kylo-Patrick R. Hart / Queer Studies in Media & Popular Culture
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, February 1, 2022

The academic journal Queer Studies in Media & Popular Culture, published by Intellect Ltd., seeks an established or emerging scholar to serve as its Reviews Editor. We particularly seek individuals with expansive interests in the areas addressed by the journal, evidence of an accomplished or promising record of scholarship, and familiarity with the editing process. The successful candidate will be responsible for recruitment of three to five reviews per issue of books, other media, or older works deserving a new look; editing those reviews; and securing author permissions to publish them. A small stipend from the publisher is provided. 

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