The 15th Biennial Jack London Society Symposium will be held December 9–12, 2021 at The Sonoma Valley Inn & Krug Event Center in Sonoma, California. The organizers encourage participants to experiment with innovative, alternative, and established theoretical approaches to the life and work of Jack London.We welcome papers and panel submissions on any aspect of the author’s life and work, including conventional 20-minute presentations. Proposals for roundtables or teaching presentations are encouraged, especially those that connect London with other writers and artists.
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.
Seeking academic reviews of videogaming-related academic books, websites-portals-databases, communities, and “popular” books; reviews of virtual environments; and videogames (recent or older, single- or multiplayer, across all platforms) for potential publication in the Journal of Gaming and Virtual Worlds (ISSN 1757191X , ONLINE ISSN 17571928).
WORK & PLAY 2021 Literature/Film Association Conference New Orleans, Louisiana, USA October 21 to October 23, 2021 Keynote: Vicki Mayer, Tulane University Holding the annual conference of the Literature/Film Association in New Orleans raises questions of labor and leisure in relation to adaptation in the study of literature, film, and media. Not only has the city served as the home to writers and filmmakers, but it also has become a major media capital in its own right, enticing television and film production with tax incentives and its distinctive culture.
Call for Proposals
Exploring Humanities Pedagogies: Conversations, Commonalities, and Connections.
Free Virtual Conference: July 15, 2021
Organized by the Humanities Pedagogy Collective
INTERACTIVE FILM AND MEDIA CONFERENCE 2021:
NEW NARRATIVES, RACIALIZATION, GLOBAL CRISES, AND SOCIAL ENGAGEMENT
Ryerson University (Canada)
The Glasgow School of Art (Scotland)
University of Sao Paulo (Brazil)
The University of Texas at Dallas (USA)
August 5-7, 2021
Abstract deadline EXTENDED: April 26th, 2021
Call for Proposals
Confronting Failure: Approaches to Building Confidence and Resilience in Undergraduate Researchers
Edited by Lisa Corwin (UC Boulder) and Lou Charkourdian (Haverford College)
with Jen Heemstra (Emory University)
The Center for the Advancement of Women at Mount Saint Mary’s University
Collectif Digital Research Anthology
2021 Call for Faculty Research Papers
In Ellen Forney’s autobiographical comic Marbles: Mania, Depression, Michelangelo and Me (2012), the author narrates her journey following her bipolar disorder diagnosis, a journey that sets off an exploration into how her art is connected to that of the “crazy artists” of the past. Just like Vincent van Gogh and Sylvia Plath, whose work has been connected to their mental health status, Forney explores how her condition possibly influenced her art.
Messengers from the Stars: On Science Fiction and Fantasy
No. 6, 2021
Edited by: Elana Gomel
Co-edited by: João Félix
Messengers from the Stars is an international, peer-reviewed journal, offering academic articles, reviews, and providing an outlet for a wide range of creative work inspired by science fiction and fantasy. The 2021 issue will be dedicated to the following theme:
Call for Articles
Special Issue: South Asian Fiction – International Impact
Guest Editor: Dinesh Kumar
CALL FOR PAPERS
Listening and Polyphony: Philosophy, Aesthetics, Arts
The Polish Journal of Aesthetics No. 64 (1/2022)
Ineta Kivle (University of Latvia, Riga)
Lenart Škof (Science and Research Centre, Koper)
Maja Bjelica (Science and Research Centre, Koper)
Submission Deadline: October 31, 2021
This popular roundtable discussion is back at the Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA) Annual Conference 2021!
As the vision of an "academic career" changes, what are the options for someone who might be looking for a different path, or is looking to change careers after spending time in the academy?
Postcolonial Interventions invites academic articles for the upcoming June 2021 issue of the Journal which will be an Open Issue.
While the COVID-19 pandemic has plunged the world into similar processes of distress, loss and anxiety, it has also exacerbated authoritarian inclinations in various nation-states, widened socio-economic disparities and hardened competing fundamentalisms. It is hoped that the prospective submissions will take into account these recent upheavals alongside the usual explorations of literary and cultural representations focusing on postcolonial concerns from various corners of the globe.
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 fourth issue, to be released in December 2021. 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 it seeks to investigate include but are not restricted to:
- Literary genres and movements
- Travel literature and intercultural contact.
Queer and trans people are overrepresented in the foster care system yet there are few initiatives to improve conditions for LGBTQ youth in care.
Lucian Blaga University of Sibiu, Romania
Faculty of Letters and Arts
CALL FOR PAPERS
EAST-WEST CULTURAL PASSAGE CONFERENCE:
Literacy in the Digital Age
19-20 November 2021
The Department of Anglo-American and German Studies at Lucian Blaga University of Sibiu,
The Academic Anglophone Society of Romania and
The Centre for Linguistic, Literary and Cultural Studies
PAMLA Nov 11-14, 2021
Virtual (online) panel:
City Spaces and Beyond in French and Francophone Cinema
This virtual (online) panel welcomes papers exploring the presence and role of cities in French and Francophone cinema.
Questions we may ask are:
PAMLA Nov 11-14, 2021
Virtual (online) panel:
French and Francophone Film and Media in the Classroom
This virtual (online) panel is open to contributions from a broad range of disciplines, including but not limited to French, Modern Languages, Film Studies, History, Humanities, Communication, etc. Papers may focus on teaching strategies, pedagogical innovations, practical tools and resources for teaching film, or discuss curricular challenges and solutions, exploring the place and uses of French and Francophone film and media in the changing Liberal Arts Curriculum. Papers in French or English are welcome.
CFP: "Nevertheless, she persisted": Girls, Literature for Girls, and the Politics of Persistence
Special issue of Women’s Studies
In 2017, Mitch McConnell explained his silencing of Senator Elizabeth Warren by stating, "She had appeared to violate the rule. She was warned. She was given an explanation. Nevertheless, she persisted."
The Center for American Studies at the University of Bucharest
and the Romanian-U.S. Fulbright Commission
invite proposals for their annual student conference on the topic
The Concept of Crisis in American Culture
to be held online
on Friday, May 21, 2021
Invites papers and other presentations that use philosophical approaches to engage with any aesthetic and/or cultural phenomena, including but not limited to literature, music, film, art and media; event, identity, time and place. Particular consideration for proposals that focus on the conference theme of "City of God, City of Destruction.”
CONFERENCE THEME: "PAMLA 2021’s Conference Theme is “City of God, City of Destruction,” ideal for Las Vegas, a city known for its Janus-like nature as both a historic spiritual beacon in the frontier of the American West and a modern city that has celebrated the world’s greatest cities!"
CALL FOR PAPERS: TRANSITIONS 9 – new directions in comics studies 2021
Online 8-10 April 2021
Hosted By BIRKBECK, UNIVERSITY OF LONDON
REGISTRATIONS ARE OPEN:
PROGRAMME IS AVAILABLE HERE:
Hybrid Pedagogy Books is pleased to announce this call for contributors for a new reader which will explore critical instructional design, a humanizing and problem-posing digital design approach grounded in the critical pedagogy of Paulo Freire. The collection will seek to feature voices from all over academia—designers and technologists, and also faculty, staff, and students—with a specific focus on voices from BIPOC, LGBTQ+, disabled, neurodivergent and other marginalized communities.
We are putting together an edited collection on cultural productions by children, theorizing children as creators and exploring children’s cultural production as a crucial, albeit often understudied, area of children’s literature, media, and cultural studies. We have most of the contributors in place, but we are seeking 2 to 3 additional chapters to round out the collection--specifically chapters on performance, music, visual art, digital media, film, television, and/or handicrafts from any time period, with special attention to BIPOC children. Please note that we are seeking work on children, not teenagers.
Crisis of Truth? The Digital Era and the Future of Knowledge
A two-day symposium hosted by Academic Writing Lab (AWL) and Dept. Social Sciences and Humanities (SSH), IIIT- Delhi
You can find the CFP here as well: https://iiitd.ac.in/crisisoftruth/
Theme of the symposium
World Class Day 2021
A platform to virtually facilitate research presentations by students in and around themes connected to Humanities and Social Sciences.
On 28-29 May 2021, World Class Day will celebrate students’ research internationally. By live video link, students will present snapshots of projects they have undertaken as part of their regular studies. Within five minutes, they will provide a focus and motivation for their research, identify a key finding, and anticipate next steps. World Class Day has been an experiment; its organizers are seeking to give international exposure to — and engagement with — an exciting diversity of perspectives, approaches, and discoveries.
#CFP (Extended Deadline): BROLLY. Journal of Social Sciences
Vol. 4, No. 1 (April 2021)
London Academic Publishing, UK
Ext. Submission Deadline: April 20, 2021
No publication fee will be charged.
Published in #OpenAccess
ISSN 2516-869X (Print)
ISSN 2516-8703 (Online)