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Food in American Literature (NeMLA 2022)

updated: 
Wednesday, June 16, 2021 - 11:23pm
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, September 30, 2021

NeMLA Annual Convention - Baltimore, MD - 10-13 March, 2022

 

Motherhood in American Literature (NeMLA 2022)

updated: 
Wednesday, June 16, 2021 - 11:23pm
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, September 30, 2021

NeMLA Annual Convention - Baltimore, MD - 10-13 March, 2022

 

How does one resist the systems of subjugation that prey on the marginalized and seek to dissolve and consume them within this white supremacist capitalist imperialist patriarchy? While for some resistance takes the form of confrontation and battle, for Black feminist thinkers like bell hooks and Audre Lorde, resistance comes in the form of the practice of love. It is in the embrace of the erotic, of initiating the quest of mutual self-fulfillment, in seeking value in the relationships we have with each other, that we resist. In other words, for hooks and Lorde, we resist through care.

 

When Poets Write About Poets: Representation(s) of the Poet and Poetry in Poetic Works (NeMLA 2022 - Panel)

updated: 
Wednesday, June 16, 2021 - 10:45am
Lucie HOUDU (for a 2022 NeMLA Panel)
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, September 30, 2021

From the very first traces of written poetry, poets have been inspired by their peers: whether with elegies, odes or allusions to the poets they admired, they have always incorporated figures of poets and other poetic texts in their own poems. Intertextuality abound from the classical texts (quotations, sources and models) by earlier poets, for instance Ovid, Virgil or Cato. Some of their contemporaries, like Tacitus, have questioned the ideologies of their predecessors. Closer to us, Milton in his 16-line “On Shakespeare” (1630) argues that no monument is a suitable tribute to Shakespeare’s oeuvre; Thomas Gray pays himself homage to Milton in “Elegy Written in a Country Churchyard” (1751).

2021 Literature/Film Association Conference -- New Orleans, October 21-23

updated: 
Wednesday, June 16, 2021 - 10:41am
Literature/Film Association
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, July 1, 2021

WORK & PLAY

 

2021 Literature/Film Association Conference 

New Orleans, Louisiana, USA 

October 21 to October 23, 2021 

  

Keynote: Vicki Mayer, Tulane University 

  

Deadline Extension - First Forum Graduate Student Conference

updated: 
Tuesday, June 8, 2021 - 11:20am
Cinema and Media Studies, University of Southern California
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, June 23, 2021

FIRST FORUM GRADUATE STUDENT CONFERENCE 2021

OCTOBER 21, 22, 28, & 29

DIVISION OF CINEMA AND MEDIA STUDIES

SCHOOL OF CINEMATIC ARTS, UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA

 

POST(ING)

CALL FOR PROPOSALS

We’re posting through it. All of it. 

  • posting on social media

  • trolling and shit-posting

  • post-theoretical paradigms and movements

  • digital labor, content moderation and algorithms

  • the postal service and infrastructure

Virtual graduate conference: "Letting it Burn: Art Worlds Ablaze"

updated: 
Thursday, May 20, 2021 - 12:16pm
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill - Art and Art History
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, July 15, 2021

“Letting it Burn: Art Worlds Ablaze,” the 7th Annual Symposium of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Art Student Graduate Organization, hosted virtually, September 17-18, 2021.

MAPACA: Gothic Studies

updated: 
Saturday, May 15, 2021 - 9:46am
Mid-Atlantic Popular & American Culture Association: Gothic Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, July 15, 2021

The Mid-Atlantic Popular and American Culture Association is accepting proposals until July 15 for their 2021 virtual conference, Nov 10 - 13.

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

Extended Deadline: Call for Session Proposals, 53rd Annual NeMLA Convention

updated: 
Tuesday, May 4, 2021 - 11:56am
Northeast Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, May 20, 2021

The 53rd Northeast Modern Language Association Convention will take place March 10 to 13, 2022, in Baltimore, MD.  We are delighted to announce that Professor Judith Butler will be our 2022 keynote! And Valeria Luiselli, author of the prize-winning Lost Children Archive (the 2022 novel for “NeMLA Reads Together”), will give our opening address. The session proposal deadline has been extended to May 20, 2021!

Precarious futures

updated: 
Wednesday, April 28, 2021 - 11:35am
PGR Studio / Birmingham City University
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, June 1, 2021

Precarious futures

Towards the (un)known (un)knowns 

 

The PGR Studio conference | Friday 9th July 2021

Faculty of Arts, Design and Media | Birmingham City University

 

CALL FOR PROPOSALS

 

Metamorphosis: Transformations across Time, Culture & Identity

updated: 
Wednesday, April 28, 2021 - 11:33am
University of Glasgow College of Arts Postgraduate Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, June 1, 2021

Registration is now open for the annual University of Glasgow College of Arts PGR Conference.

Metamorphosis refers to a dramatic change in the form, structure or character of an entity, distinctly characterised as a process whereby the old is subsumed, absorbed or self-devoured to provide the substance to forge the new—but how is this concept experienced in contemporary culture?

How does metamorphosis materialise in research practice, academia, social justice, or identity? What social, political or cultural forces engender metamorphosis, and how have these transformations been received? Is metamorphosis creative or destructive? Tangible or intangible? Abrupt or fluid?

'Belonging': Postgraduate Symposium

updated: 
Wednesday, April 28, 2021 - 11:32am
School of English, University of Sheffield
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, June 1, 2021

Postgraduate Colloquium 2021 – Call for Papers 

‘Belonging’ 

The Postgraduate Colloquium is a one-day conference held online, organised by the School of English at the University of Sheffield on Friday 2nd July. 

The conference aims to explore the theme of ‘belonging’. It will bring together ideas and presentations from individuals, students and researchers working in a range of disciplines throughout the Humanities, including English Literature, Linguistics, Theatre, Creative Writing, History, Geography and Music. 

We invite proposals for 20-minute pre-recorded submissions on the theme of ‘belonging’. 

First Forum Graduate Student Conference 2021 - Post(ing)

updated: 
Wednesday, April 28, 2021 - 11:32am
Cinema and Media Studies, University of Southern California
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, June 9, 2021

FIRST FORUM GRADUATE STUDENT CONFERENCE 2021OCTOBER 21, 22, 28, & 29
DIVISION OF CINEMA AND MEDIA STUDIES
SCHOOL OF CINEMATIC ARTS, UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA

POST(ING)
CALL FOR PROPOSALS

Classrooms, Libraries, and the Academy at #NEPCA21

updated: 
Tuesday, April 20, 2021 - 6:55pm
Northeast Popular Culture Association
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, July 31, 2021

Greetings all,

I just wanted to share this CFP for the Northeast Popular Culture Association's 2021 Fall Virtual Conference.  There are lots of different areas that might be relevant to folks on this list (https://nepca.blog/conference/conference-areas/) but in particular, I wanted to highlight the Classrooms, Libraries, and the Academy area to which I am co-chair.  
This section focuses on 

"The Legacy of Toni Morrison" African American literature at SCMLA Conference, Oct 7-9, 2021 (Houston, Texas)

updated: 
Tuesday, April 20, 2021 - 2:10pm
South Central Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, May 10, 2021

In addition to the overall conference theme of “Politics of Protest,” the SCMLA African American Literature Regular Session encourages students, researchers, and scholars to submit presentations that explore the Legacy of Toni Morrison. As the author of eleven novels, five children's books, two plays, and nine non-fiction texts, Morrison stands tall as one of the most well-known, well-read, and often-taught authors of the twentieth (and 21st) century.

LAST CALL: Academia in Action: Breaching the Ivory Tower

updated: 
Tuesday, April 20, 2021 - 11:57am
University of Pittsburgh French & Italian Grad Student Organization
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, April 30, 2021

The eruption of anti-racist movements in the public discourse over the past ten years, both in Italy, France, and in a broader context within Western Europe, has incited a re-engagement with the colonial histories of western countriesas well as their current racist and anti- immigration policies. The voices that emerged (with public figures such asAssa Traoré in France, Fabrice Vil in Québec, and Rula Jebréal in Italy) all encourage the general public to reflect onthe ways in which institutions need to be destabilized in order to make progress in terms of racial equality and criminal justice reform. In the wake of heightened social outrage around the globe, we are requesting proposals for papers which address issues of social justice and activism in Franc

Crossroads of Emergency: Modern Dystopias and Imminent Futures

updated: 
Tuesday, April 20, 2021 - 3:44am
Jade Kai / Stony Brook University
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, March 1, 2021

Crossroads of Emergency: Modern Dystopias and Imminent Futures, April 23rd 2021

Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, Stony Brook University

Spring 2021 WGSS Graduate Virtual Conference

Call for Proposals

 

EXTENDED Detritus, Refuse, and Other Castoffs 2021

updated: 
Monday, April 19, 2021 - 8:54am
Dalhousie Association of Graduate Students in English
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, April 30, 2021

The Dalhousie Association of Graduate Students in English presents

Detritus, Refuse, and Other Castoffs

An Online Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference - DEADLINE EXTENDED

August 10-12, 2021, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia

 

Surely the wake left behind by mankind’s forward march reveals its movement just as clearly as the spray thrown up elsewhere by the prow.

 – Pierre Teilhard de Chardin

 

deadline extended: Environmental Justice: Flashpoints, Forms, Futures

updated: 
Friday, April 16, 2021 - 7:13pm
UCLA Environmental Humanities Research Group
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, May 3, 2021

UCLA Environmental Humanities Graduate Student Conference

University of California, Los Angeles

July 8-9, 2021 (virtual)

Sponsors: UCLA Environmental Humanities Research Group (EHRG), Laboratory for Environmental Narrative Strategies (LENS), and English Department

Keynote speaker: Julie Sze, Professor (American Studies), UC Davis

 

Racial Violence: the American (hi)story

updated: 
Thursday, April 15, 2021 - 12:39pm
GIRES-Global Institute for Research Education & Scholarship B.V.
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, June 1, 2021

Racial Violence: the American (hi)story

International Conference
24-25 July 2021
(Live sessions:2 days/Virtual platform:5 days)

Thematic Approach

GIRES, the Global Institute for Research Education & Scholarship and the Greenwood African American Studies Center (GAASC) explore the highly complex issue of racial violence in the United States.  

First National Conference on Modern Technology & English Language Teaching

updated: 
Tuesday, April 6, 2021 - 4:57pm
Tabaran Institute of Higher Education
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, June 8, 2021

The First National Conference on Modern Technology & English Language Teaching (MTELT) aims to bring Iranian EFL scholars, researchers and teachers together to exchange and share their experiences within COVID-19 pandemic and research findings on technology-assisted language learning and teaching of English in Iran. This virtual event can provide an opportunity for all to network and present their research findings to a national and worldwide EFL/ESL professional community. An additional goal of the conference is to issue a collection of scientific articles by researches with cross-disciplinary interests related to the conference theme.

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