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InVisible Culture: CFP 38: Ecologies of Excess

updated: 
Sunday, March 3, 2024 - 9:27pm
Invisible Culture: A Journal for Visual Culture
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 15, 2024

To theorize ecology is necessarily to contend with excess, whether that be in the form of unceasing material production or in the forms of social and theoretical remainders. In order to grapple with the excess of agencies at work in the more-than-human world, contemporary theories of ecology often appeal to tropes of darkness, “chthonic ones,” monsters, and ghosts (Morton, 2016; Haraway, 2016; Tsing, Swanson, Gan, and Bubandt, 2017). By betraying a sense of wonder, these tropes attest to our phenomenological, affective, and discursive bewilderment in the face of what is unknowable and seek to account for that excess by distributing agency beyond the epistemological frameworks of “the human.”

MLA 2025: Building Coalitions: Advocating for Graduate Labor Needs Across Institutions

updated: 
Thursday, February 29, 2024 - 10:37am
Kate Ostrom
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 15, 2024

In November 2022, the University of California participated in the largest strike in higher education when 48,000 graduate workers, post-docs, and academic researchers went on strike to advocate for their collective labor needs. Following this collaborative framework, we seek presentations focused on coalition building to address labor issues impacting graduate students in literature and languages across institutions. 

Potential paper might address, but are not limited to, the following: 

    • Unionization efforts and graduate labor strikes and resistance; 

  • Collective bargaining success and struggles;

CFP: Journal of American Studies of Turkey (JAST), Spring 2024 General Issue

updated: 
Thursday, February 29, 2024 - 4:30am
Journal of American Studies of Turkey
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, March 10, 2024

An international biannual print and online publication of the American Studies Association of Turkey, the Journal of American Studies of Turkey operates with a double-blind peer review system and publishes work (in English) on American literature, history, art, music, film, popular culture, institutions, politics, economics, geography and related subjects.
The Editorial Board welcomes articles which cross conventional borders between academic disciplines, as well as comparative studies of the United States. 

2024 ASAT Conference CFP (Deadline Extended-May 6, 2024): Re* Imaginings and Visions of America

updated: 
Thursday, February 29, 2024 - 4:28am
American Studies Association of Turkey
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, May 6, 2024

                                                                    Re*  Imaginings and Visions of America American Studies Association of Turkey (ASAT)42nd International American Studies Conference Hosted by: Yaşar UniversityDepartment of English Language and LiteratureIzmir, TurkeyOctober 23-25, 2024 The devastating earthquake that hit the southeastern cities of Turkey and affected tens of thousands of people brought us together, not only in sharing the trauma but also in the hope of re-constructing new lives, re-evaluating priorities, and re-imagining a new, less destructive future.

MLA 2025 - Brevity in Scholarship: The Short Book

updated: 
Wednesday, February 28, 2024 - 9:15am
Nicole Lobdell
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 22, 2024

MLA 2025, Special Session, "Brevity in Scholarship: The Short Book"

Papers discussing writing or editing of short books and their roles in scholarship. Series might include Object Lesson Series, Re: Verse Series, Oxford’s Very Short Introductions, Stanford Briefs, among others. Send 250-word abstract & bio to lobdelln@nsula.edu.Nicole Lobdell, Northwestern SU of Louisiana.

Dostoevsky and Disability (MLA 2025)

updated: 
Wednesday, February 28, 2024 - 9:15am
International Dostoevsky Society
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, March 18, 2024

This guaranteed panel brings the multitude of disabled characters in Dostoevsky's work -- including those with physical dis/abilities, chronic illnesses, emotional-cognitive differences, or the deaf, blind, or non-verbal -- into conversation with the growing fields of Disability Studies and Critical Medical Humanities within Slavic Studies. In light of the Presidential Theme of Visibility, we urge scholars to go beyond abstraction and metaphor, examining the political positions, socio-economic worldviews, and existential stakes that shaped how disability and the disabled were framed in Dostoevsky's oeuvre.

MLA 2025: Adjunct by Any Other Name

updated: 
Monday, February 26, 2024 - 3:52pm
MLA Committee on Contingent Labor in the Profession
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 8, 2024

University administrators often refer to contingent faculty in nameless, generic terms. This panel invites participants to share stories from contingency (including resourcefulness, creativity, and perseverance) to demonstrate the complexity of the people delivering university instruction.

Deadline for submissions: Friday, 8 March 2024

Clark Barwick, Indiana U, Bloomington (mbarwick@indiana.edu )

MLA 2025: Hot Labor Season

updated: 
Monday, February 26, 2024 - 3:52pm
MLA Committee on Contingent Labor in the Profession
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 8, 2024

In 2022, about 60% of the nearly 225,000 employees in the US who engaged in work stoppages were educators, researchers, and other academic professionals. We welcome strategies, stories, and advice from labor activism.

Deadline for submissions: Friday, 8 March 2024

Lindsay Stephens, Black Hills SU (lstephens@olc.edu)

MLA 2025: (In)Visibility of Adjuncts

updated: 
Monday, February 26, 2024 - 3:52pm
MLA Committees on Contigent Labor and Community Colleges
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, March 5, 2024

Visible to students but invisible to faculty/administration for governance, pay, and benefits, this panel seeks papers defining issues and/or strategies to increase adjunct visibility providing substantive, long-term, meaningful change.

Send 200-word abstracts to: samo@uwsuper.edu & Amee.Schmidt@iavalley.edu

Deadline for submissions: Tuesday, 5 March 2024

Call for Chapters: The Bible and Film

updated: 
Monday, February 26, 2024 - 3:26pm
Jason W. Buel
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 15, 2024

Dr. Shane Thompson and I are inviting contributions to the edited volume The Bible and Film: Dialogues Across Disciplines. This collection is a novel approach to examining the Bible in/and film, bringing together scholars from Biblical Studies and Film Studies.

 

Topics of interest include but are not limited to the Bible as it relates to:

 

- Animation

- Comedy

- Satire

- Epic

- Documentary

- Educational/Non-Theatrical films

- Propaganda 

- Film style

Second Call for Papers: Language, Literature, and Dialogue

updated: 
Wednesday, February 21, 2024 - 11:51am
Faculty of Foreign Languages
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 1, 2024

Faculty of Foreign Languages is pleased to announce that its 13th International Conference on Language and Literary Studies will be held on 24 and 25 May 2024. The topic for this edition of our annual conference is

LANGUAGE, LITERATURE, AND DIALOGUE

We are also proud to announce two of this year’s four keynote speakers:

M. G. Sanchez, a Gibraltarian author and academic, will deliver a lecture titled “Dialoguing with the Ghosts of the Past: Engaging with Gibraltarian History in the Novels Jonathan Gallardo and Marlboro Man

Routledge Companion to Literature and Sound

updated: 
Wednesday, February 21, 2024 - 11:26am
Maria Engberg / Birgitte Stougaard Pedersen
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, May 15, 2024

Call for Contributions to the Routledge Companion to Literature and Sound

Editors: Birgitte Stougaard Pedersen and Maria Engberg

Verge 13.1 CfP

updated: 
Wednesday, February 21, 2024 - 11:25am
Verge: Studies in Global Asias
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, September 15, 2025

A PDF of this call is available here.

For questions, contact verge@psu.edu.

Deadlines: June 1, 2025 (Convergence proposals)
September 15, 2025 (Essay submissions)

Country Music and Philosophy: Call for Abstracts

updated: 
Monday, February 19, 2024 - 10:43am
Joshua Heter and Brett Coppenger (with McFarland and Co.)
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, May 20, 2024

Call for Abstracts!

Country Music and Philosophy

Edited by Joshua Heter and Brett Coppenger

Abstracts are sought for a collection of essays on any philosophical topic related to country music (which may also include western, folk, bluegrass, etc.) to be published with McFarland & Company Publishers Inc. Potential contributors may want to examine a previously published volume: Punk Rock and Philosophy: Research and Destroy (2022). Abstracts and eventual essays should be written for an educated but non-specialized audience (with an approximate length of 3,000 – 4,000 words). Potential topics include (but are not limited to)...

RISK NARRATIVES

updated: 
Monday, February 19, 2024 - 4:57am
Ege University 19th International Cultural Studies Symposium
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, February 29, 2024

CALL FOR PAPERS

Towards an Automated Art? Learning Machines, Human Creativity and Uncertainty

updated: 
Friday, February 16, 2024 - 1:36pm
Universidade NOVA de Lisboa, Universidad de León, Universidade de Lisboa, Insólito, Género y Humanidades Digitales, Museu Zer0.
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 22, 2024

This one-day conference aims to provide a space for interdisciplinary discussion, bringing together different perspectives on the interaction between creative practices and digital technologies, with a particular emphasis on the still uncertain impact of AI on contemporary arts.

We invite scholars, independent researchers, digital media experts, curators and artists to submit proposals for a 15-minute in-person presentation, focusing on one or more of the following topics:

Call for Papers for The Predicate Spring 2024

updated: 
Friday, February 16, 2024 - 1:35pm
Georgetown University (EGSA)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 22, 2024

The English Graduate Student Association of Georgetown University seeks proposals on the theme of “Maladies” from various disciplines and theoretical approaches for the yearly publication of their journal, The Predicate.

Journal: The Predicate Volume VII, An Academic Journal by the English Graduate Student Association of Georgetown University

Submission Deadline: March 22th

Louisiana Gateway English & Math Success Symposium

updated: 
Thursday, February 15, 2024 - 12:49pm
Delgado Community College
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 1, 2024

 https://delgadoforms.formstack.com/forms/lagemss_conference_proposal

 

Join us in New Orleans, LA, on April 19, 2024!

https://www.dcc.edu/lagemss/default.aspx

Please share your experiences, successes, and ideas for improvement related to corequisite English and math instruction, academic support, and administration at the inaugural LAGEMSS conference. All presentations will be scheduled for 45 minutes, and formats will include traditional presentations, workshops, and panel discussions.

"Memory, Transgression, and Change" International Interdisciplinary Conference

updated: 
Thursday, February 15, 2024 - 5:11am
InMind Support
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, March 25, 2024

Conference online: 18-19 April 2024

 

Scientific Committee:
Professor Wojciech Owczarski – University of Gdańsk, Poland
Dr Charlotte Beyer – University of Gloucestershire, UK

 

Call for Papers: 

This conference seeks to explore the subject of transgression, and the intersections between memory, transgression and representation.

Call for Applications: Patrick Leary Field Development Grant

updated: 
Thursday, February 15, 2024 - 4:28am
Research Society for Victorian Periodicals
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 15, 2024

Patrick Leary Field Development GrantDeadline: 15 March 2024 The Patrick Leary Field Development Grant is named for long-time RSVP supporter, Board member and former President, and created with funds from a generous bequest to RSVP by the late Eileen Curran, pioneering researcher and Emerita Professor of English at Colby College.

Call for Applications: Sally Mitchell Dissertation Prize

updated: 
Thursday, February 15, 2024 - 4:28am
Research Society for Victorian Periodicals
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 1, 2024

Sally Mitchell Dissertation Prize Deadline: 1 March 2024  The Sally Mitchell Dissertation Prize is awarded annually to the best Ph.D. dissertation, defended in the previous calendar year, that explores the 19th-century British periodical press (including magazines, newspapers, and serial publications of all kinds) as an object of study in its own right, not as a source of material for other historical topics. Winners of the prize receive a monetary award of $1,000.

Summer Seminars at the American Antiquarian Society

updated: 
Wednesday, February 14, 2024 - 3:53pm
John Garcia / American Antiquarian Society
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, April 19, 2024

Dear friends and colleagues, This summer, the American Antiquarian Society (AAS) is offering week-long seminars on the history of the book and visual culture. AAS seminars are open to academics, library and museum professionals, independent researchers, and members of the antiquarian book trade. Hands-on sessions with AAS's exceptional collection of rare books, periodicals, manuscripts, and the graphic arts are a hallmark of the seminar experience.  Please follow the links provided below for more information and instructions on how to apply: "Disability Histories in the Visual Archive: Redress, Protest, and Justice" June 9-14, 2024.

(IN)SECURITY

updated: 
Wednesday, February 14, 2024 - 3:53pm
Adam Parkes
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, March 31, 2024

 

Epidemic Remedies In Medical Writing (1500 - 1920) 18-19 June 2024

updated: 
Wednesday, February 14, 2024 - 3:37pm
University of Ferrara - Department of Humanities
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 15, 2024

This conference aims to discuss the representation of epidemic remedies in medical
writing in England and in France between 1500 and 1920. Prospective presenters are
invited to address epidemic remedies across five centuries, bearing three main
methodological observations in mind. Firstly, the pivotal role of the plague and the
Spanish influenza as opening and closing points to the selected timeframe. Secondly,
the working definition of “remedy” as a cure “for a disease, disorder, injury, etc.; a
medicine or treatment that promotes healing or alleviates symptoms.” (OED, remedy
2). This comprehensive definition intends to allow for historical specification and

EJAS (European Journal of American Studies): Call for book reviews

updated: 
Wednesday, February 14, 2024 - 3:35pm
European Association for American Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, December 31, 2024

EJAS (European Journal of American Studies): Call for book reviews

EJAS (European Journal of American Studies) invites reviews of current books on topics relevant to American studies for publication in EJAS’ upcoming issues (vol. 19-20) due in 2024 and 2025. 

Please send a review proposal (author, title, publisher, publishing date and place, number of pages), and CV (including the list of publications) to book reviews editor, Dr. Kornelia Boczkowska (kornelia@amu.edu.pl). We accept proposals on a rolling basis.

Authors of accepted proposals will be expected to write a book review (1000 words) and follow the MLA 8th edition style manual when preparing the manuscript.

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