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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.

21st-Century Eliot

updated: 
Wednesday, February 14, 2024 - 2:44pm
International T. S. Eliot Society MLA_2025
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, March 10, 2024

21st-Century Eliot. Panel for MLA 2025 (New Orleans). Recent developments in Eliot studies, including the release of the Eliot/Hale letters and the publication of Eliot’s complete prose in digital format, as well as the new editions of his poetry and new scholarly biographies and collections, promise to transform Eliot studies for the foreseeable future. 21-st Century Eliot brings together Eliot scholars with a focus on digital methodologies and/ or approaches drawing on the new materials available for research.

Send abstracts of 200 words and a brief CV to Dr. John McIntyre at jmcintyre@upei.ca by 10 March.

MMLA 2024 Permanent Session: Old and Middle English Language and Literature

updated: 
Wednesday, February 14, 2024 - 2:32pm
Midwest Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, April 15, 2024

This year’s theme of "Health in/of the Humanities" has broad possibilities within the languages, literatures, histories, and cultures related to Old and Middle English. This panel welcomes papers that address the presence, importance, and/or relevance of health, medicine, and/or science in Old and Middle English works of any kind, as well as explorations, arguments, or discussions of the relevance or importance or perceptions of these texts and ideas in both the medieval  and the modern world.

Book Series - Global Historical Fictions

updated: 
Tuesday, February 13, 2024 - 5:21am
Global Historical Fictions
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, December 31, 2025

Forthcoming Book Series: Global Historical Fictions

Defining historical fictions as encompassing of many media forms, this book series invites contributions that consider the multiple ways in which we shape history for diverse purposes, and that investigate popular history in a variety of contexts, and modes.

CFP extended to 3/1 – Common Ground: Making Connections in Interdisciplinary Place-Based Learning

updated: 
Friday, February 9, 2024 - 1:08pm
New York City College of Technology, Interdisciplinary Studies Committee
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 1, 2024

The New York City College of Technology (City Tech) Interdisciplinary Studies Committee will host a full-day conference, Common Ground: Making Connections in Interdisciplinary Place-Based Learning,on Friday, October 18, 2024. This conference invites individual presentations, panel presentations, short talks, and workshop proposals that include, but are not limited to, the following topics as they relate to interdisciplinary exploration of the latest educational strategies, innovations, and practices. 

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