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CFP: Humanities Bulletin, Volume 4, Number 1, May 2021, UK

updated: 
Wednesday, December 16, 2020 - 1:36pm
London Academic Publishing
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, April 25, 2021

Dear Colleagues,
Let me bring to your attention a CFP:

Humanities Bulletin Journal
Submission Deadline: April 25, 2021
Vol. 4, No. 1 - May, 2021

ISSN 2517-4266

Searching for the Modern Girl: Flappers and Bright Young Things Around the World 1920s–40s

updated: 
Wednesday, December 16, 2020 - 9:52am
The Space Between Journal
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, December 30, 2021

While the Bright Young Things of England and the flappers of the America remain fixed in cultural memory, their incarnations elsewhere around the world have all but disappeared from history.  Affiliation with a feminized Anglo-European metropole may have contributed to their invisibility in the colonial peripheries, constructed around paradigms of masculine nationhood or anxious to distinguish themselves from Anglo-European mass culture. Despite her iconic status in the interwar period, the stigma associated with this notorious female figure in her own time seems to have carried over into the academy, inhibiting serious critical analysis of her role and function as an image for modernity.

Call for a Keynote Speaker - Franklin College (IN) Intercultural Honors Experience Symposium

updated: 
Wednesday, December 16, 2020 - 9:40am
George Micajah Phillips / Franklin College
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 11, 2021

Call for a Keynote Speaker - Franklin College Intercultural Honors Experience Symposium 

 

Deadline: Jan. 11, 2021

 

Each spring Franklin College holds our Intercultural Honors Experience (IHE) Symposium. The event is the culmination of a spring undergraduate research course and features student presentations of their original research to the campus community. The event is also marked by a keynote presentation from a dynamic speaker engaged in research related to the course topic. We are seeking candidates for our spring 2021 symposium. This year’s course topic will be Left Exposed: Risk, Vulnerability, & Identities

 

Deadline extended! Emerson Society Undergraduate Student Essay Prize

updated: 
Tuesday, December 15, 2020 - 6:59pm
Ralph Waldo Emerson Society
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, December 22, 2020

Deadline extended! The Ralph Waldo Emerson Society invites submissions for the first annual Emerson Society Undergraduate Student Essay Prize. Undergraduate students are welcome to submit 1,000-1,500-word academic essays on any topic relevant to the study of Ralph Waldo Emerson—his life, work, national and transnational reception, importance within and beyond U.S. literature and culture, and/or contemporary relevance. Winning essays will demonstrate originality, clarity, and rigorous engagement with Emerson. Selected essays may be returned to applicants with suggested revisions. The winning essay will be published in The Emerson Society Papers and the writer awarded $100. 

Hindsight 2021: Echoes of Uncertainty and Possibility

updated: 
Monday, December 14, 2020 - 1:50pm
University of Maryland Graduate English Organization
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 8, 2021

Hindsight2021 Echoes of Uncertainty and Possibility 

Call for Proposals: 14th Annual Graduate English Organization Conference

Hindsight: Echoes of Uncertainty and Possibility

Department of English University of Maryland March 19-20, 2021

CFP: Global James Bond

updated: 
Monday, December 14, 2020 - 1:50pm
Lisa Funnell/University of Oklahoma and Klaus Dodds/Royal Holloway University of London
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, March 1, 2021

CALL FOR PAPERS

 

Global James Bond

 

Lisa Funnell and Klaus Dodds

  

"Literary [Non-]Fiction in Times of Crisis"

updated: 
Monday, December 14, 2020 - 1:48pm
Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznan, Poland
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, February 28, 2021

“Literary [Non-]Fiction in Times of Crisis”, 13th May to the 15th May 2021

CRISIS: “a time of great danger, difficulty, or confusion when problems must be solved or important decisions must be made” (OED)

Deadline Extended! OSU ADA30 Celebratory Symposium

updated: 
Monday, December 14, 2020 - 1:47pm
Oregon State University
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 15, 2021

Oregon State University’s ADA30 Anniversary Committee presents

ADA30 Celebratory Symposium

Comics Arts Conference Comic-Con International

updated: 
Thursday, December 10, 2020 - 11:36am
Comics Arts Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, February 1, 2021

The Comics Arts Conference is now accepting 100 to 200 word abstracts for papers, presentations, and panels taking a critical or historical perspective on comics (juxtaposed images in sequence) for a meeting of scholars and professionals at Comic-Con International, in San Diego, CA, July 22-25, 2021.  We seek proposals from a broad range of disciplinary and theoretical perspectives and welcome the participation of academic and independent scholars.  We also encourage the involvement of professionals from all areas of the comics industry, including creators, editors, publishers, retailers, distributors, and journalists.

Film Studies CFP: Anti-Bodies: Corporeality & Its Discontents

updated: 
Wednesday, December 9, 2020 - 11:54am
Cultural Studies Association Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, December 15, 2020

Film Studies Working Group – Call for Papers for CSA 2021

The Film Studies Working Group invites submissions for the 19th annual meeting of the Cultural Studies Association (CSA), to be held online June 10-12, 2021. The theme for the 2021 CSA Conference is Anti-Bodies: Corporeality and its Discontents. Innovative and interdisciplinary approaches to the following film studies topics are especially welcome:
 

University of Toronto Graduate English Conference: Intimacies/Intimations

updated: 
Wednesday, December 9, 2020 - 11:50am
University of Toronto Graduate English Association
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 15, 2021

In the introduction to the Winter 1998 edition of Critical Inquiry, Lauren Berlant suggests that “the inwardness of the intimate is met by a corresponding publicness.” Over two decades later, Berlant’s pronouncement remains pertinent, particularly as the transition of our work and social lives to online spaces complicates the relationship between the private and the public. Stripped of actual bodily closeness and intimacy, the virtual body, along with its intimations and those of its domestic space, has been thrown into relief.

The Witch Institute: CALL FOR PROPOSALS

updated: 
Tuesday, December 8, 2020 - 5:18pm
Queen's University
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 25, 2021

The Witch Institute: CALL FOR PROPOSALS

 

August 16-22, 2021; Virtual Event 

Queen’s University*

Katarokwi/Kingston, Canada

*Queen’s University is situated on Anishinaabe and Haudenosaunee territories

 

What is the Witch Institute?

Apocalypse, Dystopia, and Disaster - Deadline Extended

updated: 
Monday, December 7, 2020 - 1:00pm
Shane Trayers/ SWPACA
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, December 13, 2020

Call for Papers

Apocalypse, Dystopia, and Disaster

Southwest Popular / American Culture Association (SWPACA)

 

42nd Annual Conference, Week of February 22-27, 2021

http://www.southwestpca.org

Submissions Open September 1, 2020

Submission Deadline: December 13, 2020

CFP Passionate Humanities: Ways into the Future (edited volume)

updated: 
Monday, December 7, 2020 - 9:50am
Passionate Humanities
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 31, 2021

Passionate Humanities 

Ways into the Future 

Call for Proposals

Critical Essay Collection

 

Deadline for submissions: January 31, 2021

Stefan-Alexander Bronner, University of Connecticut;  Matthew C. Jones, Northeastern University;  Marcel Schmid, University of Virginia

Contact email:

stefan.bronner@uconn.edu; m.jones@northeastern.edu; ms5qt@virginia.edu

Overview:

In her book The Value of the Humanities, Helen Small defines the purpose of the humanities:

Alluvium Special Issue: 21st Century Irish Women's Writing

updated: 
Monday, December 7, 2020 - 9:47am
Alluvium, Journal of the British Association for Contemporary Literary Studies (BACLS)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 18, 2020

We find ourselves at an exciting moment as scholars of contemporary Irish writing – Irish literature is, as the Irish Times points out, ‘having a moment’.

As some commentators have noted, both established and emerging female writers are disproportionately represented in the thriving contemporary Irish literary scene. Canonical figures like Anne Enright and Edna O’Brien continue to publish new work. The last two winners of the Sunday Times Audible Short Story Award – Danielle McLaughlin and Niamh Campbell – are Irish women, both of them relatively new to writing. In 2018, Anna Burns became the first woman from Northern Ireland to win the Man Booker Prize.

CFP: Journal of American Studies of Turkey (Deadline: March 1, 2021)

updated: 
Tuesday, December 1, 2020 - 2:24pm
American Studies Association of Turkey
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, March 1, 2021

An international biannual print and on-line 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 by scholars of any nationality 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 America and other cultures.

From Memory to Marriage: The Archive, Political Agency and the Advance of LGBTQ+ Rights in America

updated: 
Tuesday, December 1, 2020 - 2:20am
University of Southern California
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 8, 2021

Call for Papers

Special Edition, The European Journal of American Studies

Title: From Memory to Marriage:
The Archive, Political Agency and the Advance of LGBTQ Rights in America

Editor, Ben Alexander, Benalexa@usc.edu

 

 

This is a reposting.  The special edition is advancing towards spring publication.  We are especially interested, however, in two areas of submission:

 

Emerson Society Transparent Eyeball Blog

updated: 
Tuesday, December 1, 2020 - 2:05am
Ralph Waldo Emerson Society
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, February 3, 2020

The Ralph Waldo Emerson Society announces The Transparent Eyeball, a blog devoted to a collaborative study of Emerson and the innumerable circles of conversation in which he participated and in which we continue to find him. We welcome short—500-1,000 word—submissions from undergraduate and graduate students, teachers, independent scholars, early career as well as established scholars, artists, activists, and the general public. We especially encourage submissions that address Emerson’s relevance in our 21st-century moment; consider him in conversation with philosophers, poets, environmentalists, artists, and activists, within and beyond the nineteenth century; and explore him in transnational and interdisciplinary contexts.

CFP (Extended Deadline): BROLLY. Journal of Social Sciences

updated: 
Tuesday, December 1, 2020 - 2:04am
London Academic Publishing, UK
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, December 10, 2020

CFP (Extended Deadline): BROLLY. Journal of Social Sciences

Vol. 3, No. 3 (December 2020)

London Academic Publishing, UK

Ext. Submission Deadline: December 10, 2020

No publication fee will be charged.

Published in Open Access

 

ISSN 2516-869X (Print)

ISSN 2516-8703 (Online)

Contact: brolly@journals.lapub.co.uk

Web: www.journals.lapub.co.uk/index.php/Brolly; lapub.co.uk

BROLLY welcomes submissions of original papers that make contributions to the research field of social sciences, pursuing the changes that occur in the contemporary world.

Collective memory and oral tradition: Explorations and Interpretations

updated: 
Tuesday, December 1, 2020 - 2:04am
GIRES-Global Institute for Research Education & Scholarship B.V.
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, November 29, 2020

Collective memory and oral tradition: Explorations and Interpretations &

Mastering Oral History:The Concise Guide Workshop

organized by GIRES, the Global Institute for Research Education & Scholarship 

5 & 6 December 2020

(Zoom sessions:1 day (possibility for extra day)

(Virtual platform:5 days: 5-10 December)

 

Thematic Approach

Southwest CCL 2021

updated: 
Sunday, November 22, 2020 - 6:15pm
Southwest Conference on Christianity and Literature
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, June 1, 2021

The Department of Languages and Literature and the College of Liberal Arts at Northeastern State University will be hosting the Southwest Conference on Christianity and Literature annual regional meeting on October 15-16, 2021 at Northeastern State University’s campus in Broken Arrow, Oklahoma.

In light of the disruptions in our world created by COVID-19, the working theme for this year’s conference will be “Christian Community” as we begin to rebuild and reestablish communal bonds and seek to understand how our sense of community and the communal have changed in response to the world around us.

Possible paper topics include, but are not limited to:

Revised Call for Papers for MELUS 2021

updated: 
Friday, November 20, 2020 - 2:09pm
MELUS: The Society for the Study of Multi-Ethnic Literature of the United States
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, December 15, 2020

MELUS 2021 Virtual Conference

April 8-10, 2021

Abstracts due December 15, 2020 to MELUS2021@gmail.com

GRAPHSY 2021 – Georgetown Graduate Portuguese and Hispanic Symposium

updated: 
Thursday, November 19, 2020 - 11:38pm
Spanish & Portuguese at Georgetown University
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 11, 2021

Dear all,

The graduate students in the Department of Spanish and Portuguese at Georgetown University would like to invite graduate students to send abstracts for the Graduate Portuguese and Hispanic Symposium 2021 (GRAPHSY). The conference will be held on February 18 and 19, 2021 through Georgetown University’s online platform. Paper and poster presentations are welcome on a wide range of topics within the fields of Hispanic linguistics and literatures. This year our goal is to promote a dialogue on the effects of the current global crisis on linguistics and literature, focusing our attention on how to overcome this impact.

Food Matters in Literature and Culture

updated: 
Thursday, November 19, 2020 - 11:38pm
Ball State University Digital Literature Review
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 15, 2021

Submissions are now open for the 2020-2021 issue of the Digital Literature Review, “Food Matters in Literature and Culture.” We welcome original, engaging submissions that consider representations of food in literature, film, television, or popular culture. In particular, we are interested in scholarly essays that consider food as a vehicle for exploring issues of inequity and empowerment, including but not limited to race, gender, class, ability, sexuality, and nationality. For example, how does food function as an expression of identity, as well as a common language bridging sociocultural, political, and economic gaps?

Narrating Pakistan: Fiction and Creative Nonfiction

updated: 
Thursday, November 19, 2020 - 11:37pm
Munib Khan and Saeed Ur Rehman / University of Lahore
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 15, 2021

Narrating Pakistan

Call for Pakistani Stories: Fiction and Creative Nonfiction

Deadline: January 15, 2021

 

Hopkins and His Environments

updated: 
Thursday, November 19, 2020 - 11:33pm
International Hopkins Organizing Committee
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 25, 2021

Hopkins and His Environments” 

A virtual international conference, 24‒26 June 2021

From the Cliffs of Moher to the Valley of the Elwy, from leafy countrysides to city centres “smeared” with everyday life, Gerard Manley Hopkins was acutely attuned to environmental conditions. The 2021 international Hopkins conference, to be held virtually 24 to 26 June 2021, will consider the many environments in which he worked: natural, textual, aesthetic, political, theological, Jesuitical, and social.

MCLLM 2021 Call for Proposals

updated: 
Friday, November 13, 2020 - 7:26am
Midwestern Conference on Literature, Language, and Media
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, December 30, 2020

April 2-3, 2021
Conference Date/Location: April 2nd-3rd, 2021 **Online**
Deadline for Proposals: December 30, 2020
Theme: “Third Space”

The 29th annual Midwestern Conference on Literature, Language and Media at Northern Illinois University in DeKalb, Illinois, is currently accepting proposals for 20-minute presentations from individuals and panels.

C.R.A.F.T.: WCU's Virtual Poetry and Creative Arts Festival

updated: 
Friday, November 13, 2020 - 7:24am
West Chester University Poetry Center
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, January 15, 2020

 

The West Chester University Poetry Center 

Call for Proposals 

C.R.A.F.T.: West Chester University’s Virtual Poetry and Creative Arts Festival 

April 7-10, 2021 

Submission Deadline: January 15, 2021 

The West Chester University Poetry Center is excited to announce this Call for Presentations for C.R.A.F.T.: West Chester University’s Virtual Poetry and Creative Arts Festival, April 7-10, 2021.The theme for our inaugural gathering is The Healing Power of Empathy. Molly Peacock will be our Keynote Speaker. 

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