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NeMLA 2022 Panel: Embodying Horror

updated: 
Friday, June 4, 2021 - 11:15am
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, September 30, 2021

NeMLA 2022: Baltimore, Maryland. March 10-13

Panel: Embodying Horror

Film theorist Linda Williams has identified horror as one of the “body genres” - genres of film characterized by their effect on the body. The language that we use to talk about these films is embedded in our embodied experiences of them: they are spine-tingling, bone-chilling, full of jump scares. Over the last few years, we’ve seen an increase in the number of socially conscious horror films that foreground the body and intersectional embodied identities. In these films, bodies matter; when we watch them, we are invited to interrogate our own embodied response, as well as the bodies on the screen and those behind the camera.

Tenth International Conference on Language and Literary Studies - Language, Literature and Future

updated: 
Friday, June 4, 2021 - 11:13am
Faculty of Foreign Languages, Alfa BK University
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, July 1, 2021

Dear colleagues,

The Faculty of Foreign Languages (Alfa BK University in Belgrade) is glad to announce its Tenth International Conference on Language and Literary Studies which will be held on 24–25 September, 2021.

We are very pleased to announce that our confirmed keynote speakers are Professor Emerita Janice Kulyk Keefer (University of Guelph, Canada) and Professor Zorica Đergović-Joksimović (University of Novi Sad, Serbia).

Southwest CCL 2021

updated: 
Thursday, June 3, 2021 - 11:22am
Southwest Conference on Christianity and Literature
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, June 30, 2021

UPDATE (6/03/2021): The submission deadline has been extended until June 30 so scholars who had been waiting on travel restrictions for their universities to be lifted have time to consider submitting an abstract. 

 

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.

Messengers from the Stars: Episode VI (extended deadline) - conference on SF and Fantasy

updated: 
Tuesday, June 1, 2021 - 4:25pm
School of Arts and Humanities, University of Lisbon/University Lisbon Centre for English Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, June 18, 2021

Messengers from the Stars: Episode VI

Online Conference

School of Arts and Humanities, University of Lisbon

November 25-26, 2021

Nature and Overnature in SF and Fantasy Discourses

 

Science Fiction and Fantasy are lasting fields of inquiring into today’s world. They have become privileged means to question issues of aesthetic, ethical, political, social, economic, environmental and historical nature with high impact on contemporary societies. They have promoted hot-button issues and rich critical debates in literature as well as in cinema, TV, and videogames among other media.

Listen to the Global South! Uncovering the Roles of Southern Actors in Writing Global Gender Norms

updated: 
Tuesday, June 1, 2021 - 4:23pm
ICAS:MP International Centre of Advanced Studies: Metamorphoses of the Political
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, June 21, 2021

Dear All,
The hosting-team is happy to invite you to the CfP for the upcoming ICAS:MP (International Centre of Advanced Studies: Metamorphoses of the Political) virtual Workshop with the title “Listen to the Global South! Uncovering the Roles of Southern Actors in Writing Global 
Gender Norms”.

The workshop will take place on December 1st and 2nd, 2021.
Please find the CfP here: https://go.uniwue.de/icascall2021

The hosting-team looks forward to your ideas and abstracts.

Best regards

Catharina Crasser

The Music of Black Mountain Poetry

updated: 
Tuesday, May 25, 2021 - 8:46pm
The Charles Olson Society
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, July 12, 2021

The Charles Olson Society will sponsor a session at the annual Re-Viewing Black Mountain College conference, to take place this year in Asheville, North Carolina, November 12-14. Given the conference’s open call for papers, we will accept any proposals that investigate the formal and technical innovations carried out by poets who have looked to Black Mountain College as an influence. However, in keeping with the conference’s thematic focus on John Cage this year, the Society would particularly welcome papers that explore the rich interdisciplinary relationships between the Black Mountain Poets, such as Olson, Robert Creeley, Robert Duncan, John Wieners, Denise Levertov, etc., and music.

DEADLINE EXTENDED: Wide Screen Issue 9 No. 1

updated: 
Tuesday, May 25, 2021 - 8:43pm
Wide Screen
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, June 10, 2021

Wide Screen invites papers for its 2021 General Issue (Issue 9 No. 1).

 

For the last several years, we have worked primarily with guest editors who have edited special issues that have attracted exciting work on subjects such as the production of cinematic space, video games, and the studio system in Indian cinema. This year, we want to invite papers for a general issue that is open to new, critical work in all areas of film and media studies.

 

You can submit critical essays, book reviews, festival reports or interviews.

 

In addition, we are also accepting abstracts for two dossiers that will be a part of this issue.

 

EXTENDED CFP Deadline - 25 Years of Infinite Jest: The (After)Lives and Influences of the Work of David Foster Wallace

updated: 
Tuesday, May 25, 2021 - 8:42pm
VU University Amsterdam and Amsterdam University College (The Netherlands)
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, June 15, 2021

NOTE: EXTENDED CFP DEADLINE

We have extended the CFP deadline to June 15, 2021.

 

CALL FOR PAPERS

 

25 Years of Infinite Jest:

The (After)Lives and Influences of the Work of David Foster Wallace

VU University Amsterdam and Amsterdam University College (The Netherlands)

28-30 October 2021

 

UPDATE: CFP for theme issue of Literature and Medicine - "Hunger and Waste"

updated: 
Tuesday, May 25, 2021 - 3:44pm
Literature and Medicine (journal)
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, August 1, 2021

HUNGER AND WASTE

Volume 40, Number 1, Spring 2022

Issue Editor: Isabelle Meuret

 

This issue of Literature and Medicine will interrogate expressions of hunger and waste in both literary and biomedical contexts.

Hunger is a physiological disposition, a daily preoccupation, and a metaphor for desire. On another scale, global hunger—leading to malnutrition and starvation—affects hundreds of millions living in poverty. As for waste, the dearth, careless use, or squandering of resources, together with climate change and other environmental challenges, have raised new concerns about food supplies and unequal access.

13th Annual Louisiana Studies Conference

updated: 
Monday, May 24, 2021 - 5:19pm
Northwestern State University of Louisiana
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, June 30, 2021

The 13th Annual Louisiana Studies Conference will be held September 24-25, 2021 at Northwestern State University in Natchitoches, Louisiana. The 2021 conference will be held in a virtual delivery format via Microsoft Teams. The conference committee is now accepting presentation proposals for the upcoming conference. Presentation proposals on any aspect of the 2021 conference theme “Heroes, Saints, and Outlaws,” as well as creative texts by, about, and/or for Louisiana and Louisianans, are sought for this year’s conference.

DEADLINE EXTENDED: Wide Screen Issue 9 No. 1

updated: 
Monday, May 24, 2021 - 10:08am
Wide Screen
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, June 10, 2021

Wide Screen invites papers for its 2021 General Issue (Issue 9 No. 1).

 

For the last several years, we have worked primarily with guest editors who have edited special issues that have attracted exciting work on subjects such as the production of cinematic space, video games, and the studio system in Indian cinema. This year, we want to invite papers for a general issue that is open to new, critical work in all areas of film and media studies.

You can submit critical essays, book reviews, festival reports or interviews.

 We are also accepting abstracts for two dossiers that will be a part of this issue.

 Dossier 1: Film and Media in the Time of COVID

Messengers from the Stars: Episode VI (reminder)

updated: 
Monday, May 24, 2021 - 9:07am
School of Arts and Humanities, University of Lisbon/University Lisbon Centre for English Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, May 28, 2021

Messengers from the Stars: Episode VI

Online Conference

School of Arts and Humanities, University of Lisbon

November 25-26, 2021

Nature and Overnature in SF and Fantasy Discourses

 

Science Fiction and Fantasy are lasting fields of inquiring into today’s world. They have become privileged means to question issues of aesthetic, ethical, political, social, economic, environmental and historical nature with high impact on contemporary societies. They have promoted hot-button issues and rich critical debates in literature as well as in cinema, TV, and videogames among other media.

Text + Image

updated: 
Friday, May 21, 2021 - 5:09pm
Popular/American Culture Associations in the South
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, June 4, 2021

Popular/American Culture Associations in the South
2021 Conference New Orleans, LA
September 30th – October 2nd

InterContinental New Orleans
444 Charles Street
New Orleans, LA 70130

TEXT + IMAGE

Seeking panelists for a session featuring works of creative nonfiction, fiction, or poetry that incorporate images to illustrate, amplify, or otherwise extend the implications of the written word.The session will feature original creative works, not works of criticism.

Call for submissions: col- a new journal for collaborative work

updated: 
Friday, May 21, 2021 - 5:08pm
Col- journal
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, July 14, 2021

col- is a new journal that investigates collaborative practice through a wide range of critical and creative forms. For its inaugural issue, the editors are seeking writing and art that asks: what does it mean to make and think together?

CFP Eikón Imago Journal 2022. Pre-Modern “Pop Cultures”? Images and Objects Around the Mediterranean (c. 350–1918)

updated: 
Thursday, May 20, 2021 - 12:18pm
Research Group CAPIRE (Department of History of the Art of the School of Geography and History at the Complutense University of Madrid)
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, June 30, 2021

Pre-Modern “Pop Cultures”?

Images and Objects Around the Mediterranean (c. 350–1918)

Special Guest Editors: Ivan Foletti, Zuzana Frantová & Adrien Palladino

Call for Proposals: ChLA-Sponsored Sessions at MLA 2023

updated: 
Thursday, May 20, 2021 - 12:15pm
Children's Literature Organization
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, June 9, 2021

The Children's Literature Association (ChLA) is seeking proposals to review for inclusion at MLA 2023. 

War and Writing - Narratives, Identities, Nationalisms lecture series

updated: 
Thursday, May 20, 2021 - 12:14pm
UNISA (University of South Africa)
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, July 31, 2021

Just a quick reminder of this week’s University of South Africa (UNISA) War and Writing - Narratives, Identities, Nationalisms lecture series.

 

Thursday, 20 May 2021, from 2 - 3pm South African time.

 

 

This week we present Oded Haim from Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Israel with the paper:

 The Punic Army at the Battle of Zama

 

The Abstract for the paper is below:

 

The Feminist Playbook: Practical Instructions for Intersectional Pedagogy

updated: 
Tuesday, May 18, 2021 - 9:27am
Jessica McKee
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, June 21, 2021

We seek submissions for The Feminist Playbook: Classroom Activities for Intersectional Pedagogy­­—an edited book collection of  interdisciplinary, feminist lesson plans intended for any higher-eduction class where learning happens outside of the gender box. We are currently in discussion with Routledge and CRC press about publishing this professional resource for faculty and instructors teaching in colleges and universities. 

To this end, we are seeking proposals that describe an active learning lesson that ahderes to at least one tenent of feminist pedagogy:

Inside the Anthropocene: Critical Media Literacy & the SARS-CoV2 Pandemic

updated: 
Friday, May 14, 2021 - 12:06pm
Heather Palmer and Rebecca Jones
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, June 15, 2021

 Re-post

 Inside the Anthropocene: Critical Media Literacy & the SARS-CoV2 Pandemic 

SARS-CoV2 has created a global health emergency with real human cost that has also manifested as a media spectacle. This special issue will focus on the ways many different media platforms work as a kind of cultural pedagogy, a pedagogy that depends on the replication and distribution of certain forms of biopolitical power. 

Variations of the Metaphysical Detective Story in the French and Francophone World

updated: 
Friday, May 14, 2021 - 11:53am
Dr. Iziar de Miguel, City University of New York & Antoine Dechêne, Haute Ecole de la Province de Liège
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, September 1, 2021

CFP: Variations of the Metaphysical Detective Story in the French and Francophone World

A CUNY Manifold Ebook edited by Iziar de Miguel and Antoine Dechêne

 

Project description:

 

Call for Chapters - Pastoral and Anti-Pastoral: Exploring the Representation of City and the Village in Literature ( DEADLINE EXTENDED to 21 May 2021)

updated: 
Friday, May 14, 2021 - 6:48am
Dr. Shubhanku Kochar/ Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University and Dr. Neepa Sarkar/ Mount Carmel College, Bangalore
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, May 21, 2021

The Twentieth century saw the rapid development of the city and its impact on the socio-cultural fabric of nations manifested in the social and cultural ways of living. The city came to be represented as an urban wasteland and the loss and moving away from the pastoral was eulogised in many texts. These texts looked into the anonymity of the individual in the milieu of the city where the older closed bonds of the familiar rural community got replaced by the unfamiliar existence. The village was seen as an idyllic space nurturing the humans towards an organic and symbiotic coexistence and ways of living.

Live Philosophically! Writings on the Work of Jean Greisch

updated: 
Tuesday, May 11, 2021 - 12:27pm
CRITICAL HERMENEUTICS: BIANNUAL INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF PHILOSOPHY
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, December 1, 2021

Call for papers CRITICAL HERMENEUTICS: BIANNUAL INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF PHILOSOPHY Vol. 5, n. 2, December 2021

« Vivre en philosophant »

Autour de l’œuvre de Jean Greisch

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Live Philosophically!

Writings on the Work of Jean Greisch

Guest Editors : Carla Canullo, Marco Castagna, Annie Kunnath

Deadline (full paper): 1 December 2021

Text and their limits: call for teaching and learning presentations

updated: 
Tuesday, May 11, 2021 - 12:08pm
ASAL
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, May 31, 2021

extended deadline for abstracts: please submit ASAP

Australian universities have been recently criticized in the media for failing to provide a world-class humanities undergraduate curriculum, in ways that appear to have a domino effect on the teaching of English in secondary schools. In the humanities, our universities lack the faculty numbers of their overseas counterparts and are vulnerable to government disinterest.

These issues and recent shocks such as the shift to online learning due to the pandemic, reduced tutorial support, and the promotion of STEM and vocationally-focused learning have triggered a new reflectiveness about teaching and learning, particularly in the subject of English.

MMLA Milwaukee 2021 Roundtable: Fantastic Viruses

updated: 
Tuesday, May 11, 2021 - 11:53am
Joseph Donica, Noah Jampol, CUNY
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, May 14, 2021

We seek submissions for an MMLA session on "fantastic viruses" for the November 2021 Milwaukee conference. 

Topics can include but are not limited to:

Viruses in sf and fantasy lit and film​Collectivities of the infected, uninfected, or vaccinated  Please send 300-500 word proposals to the email addresses below by May 14. We apologize for the quick turnaround, but proposals are due to MMLA by May 20.  joseph.donica@bcc.cuny.edu noah.jampol@bcc.cuny.edu

MMLA Milwaukee 2021 Roundtable: Queer Ecology, Queer Collectives, and Queer Community

updated: 
Tuesday, May 11, 2021 - 11:52am
Joseph Donica, Noah Jampol, CUNY
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, May 14, 2021

We seek submissions for an MMLA 2021 session on "Queer Ecology, Queer Collectives, and Queer Community."

Topics can include but are not limited to:

The future of queer collectivesThe possibility/impossibility of queer community The state of queer ecologies Nature in and outside of literatureResponses to Sam See's Queer Natures, Queer Mythologies Please send 300-500 word proposals to the email addresses below by May 14. We apologize for the quick turnaround, but proposals are due to MMLA by May 20.  joseph.donica@bcc.cuny.edu noah.jampol@bcc.cuny.edu

MMLA Milwaukee Roundtable: Collective Memory after Charlottesville

updated: 
Tuesday, May 11, 2021 - 11:52am
Joseph Donica, Noah Jampol, CUNY
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, May 14, 2021

We seek submissions an MMLA 2021 session on collective and cultural memory after (and informed by) the events in Charlottesville, VA in 2017. 

Topics can include but are not limited to:

The meanings of public memoryMemory in literature
Memorials and museumsThe Confederate memorial "crisis"
Covid and memoryNaming/Renaming of buildings and public spaces Please send 300-500 word proposals to the email addresses below by May 14. We apologize for the quick turnaround, but proposals are due to MMLA by May 20.  joseph.donica@bcc.cuny.edu noah.jampol@bcc.cuny.edu

Call for Papers: Forms of Aging

updated: 
Tuesday, May 11, 2021 - 11:51am
Jacob Jewusiak / Newcastle University
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, June 15, 2021

Forms of Aging

 

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