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Perspectives on Opera and the Operatic

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Wednesday, July 10, 2024 - 3:57pm
Harry Rose/Northeast Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, September 30, 2024

In the four hundred years since its invention in Renaissance Florence, opera has become synonymous with the grandiose, the excessive, and the melodramatic, yet it has only gained a foothold in the academy as an object of serious academic study within the past fifty years. Since then, however, an abundance of scholarship has yielded everything from formal musicological readings of operatic works to theoretical inquiries inspired by psychoanalysis into voice and performance. And topics like the relationship between opera and sovereignty in seventeenth century Italy and the appropriation of Wagner by the Third Reich underscore how opera has never been far from the political sphere in the Western world.

Poetry and Pain (NeMLA 2025)

updated: 
Wednesday, July 10, 2024 - 3:57pm
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA) Conference - Philadelphia, March 6-9, 2025
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, September 30, 2024

The "Poetry and Pain" panel at the NeMLA Conference in spring 2025 will address how pain is felt, articulated, negotiated, alleviated, withstood, or appreciated through poetry and poetics. Elaine Scarry’s formative work, The Body in Pain (1985), describes physical suffering as an inexpressible, singular force that establishes an interpretive void between sufferer and witness. More recently, scholars of disability studies such as Margaret Price have retheorized pain as shared, structural, creative, or even desirable. This session aims to explore the many ways in which poetry thus contends with pain. Does poetry’s speaker/reader construction mimic or alter the sufferer/witness divide?

Call for Papers: MIRAJ 13.2

updated: 
Wednesday, July 10, 2024 - 3:57pm
MIRAJ: Moving Image Review & Art Journal
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, September 1, 2024

Call for Papers: MIRAJ 13.2

 

View the full call here>>

https://www.intellectbooks.com/miraj-the-moving-image-review-art-journal#call-for-papers

Moving Image Review and Art Journal is currently accepting contributions for inclusion in Issue 13.2 (launching December 2024). The Editorial team is currently interested in receiving scholarly articles and opinion pieces (5000–8000 words), feature articles and interviews (3000–4000 words) from art historians and critics, film and media scholars, curators and, not least, practitioners.

Creatures of Habit: the Animal in Latin American Literature

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Wednesday, July 10, 2024 - 3:56pm
NeMLA Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, September 30, 2024

From Aura’s surreal rabbit to rather unsettling Birds in the Mouth, animals have surfaced as important figures throughout Latin American literature, serving as powerful symbols, metaphors, and subjects of moral consideration. They have been depicted as divine beings, companions, victims, and agents of resistance, often challenging anthropocentric worldviews and inviting us to reconsider our place in the more-than-human world. This panel aims to explore the aesthetic, ethical, and political dimensions of animal representations in Latin American thought and culture.

 

We invite papers that engage with the philosophical and literary treatment of animals in Latin America. Topics may include:

Contemporary Cyberfeminisms (NeMLA 2025 Roundtable)

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Wednesday, July 10, 2024 - 3:54pm
Northeast Modern Language Association / NeMLA
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, September 30, 2024

“Rooted as it is by feminism, cyberfeminism is an imperfect umbrella term,” Mindy Seu frames her archival project Cyberfeminism Index. Though it traces the same exclusions and western biases of feminist history, she writes, the Web 1.0 term “cyberfeminism” also provides a quick shorthand for the much broader expanse of art, activism, community, and scholarship of its many branches, including “Cyberfeminism 2.0, black cyberfeminism, xenofeminism, post-cyber feminism, glitch feminism, Afrofuturism, and hackfeministas, transhackfeminism, 넷페미 (netfemi), 女权之声 (feminist voices), among others" (https://cyberfeminismindex.com/about).

NeMLA 2025 Roundtable: To (R)evolve or Not to (R)evolve?: Adaptation, Performance, and Pedagogy of Shakespeare Today

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Wednesday, July 10, 2024 - 3:54pm
Northeast Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, September 30, 2024

Why Shakespeare? Why now? Why here? These important questions come up time and again in academic and performance discussions of the Bard as we grapple with the inherent tensions of studying and producing Shakespeare today. Even the encyclopedia Britannica participates in the ongoing dialogue with an entry—albeit a short one—defending “why is Shakespeare still important today?” In the midst of an ongoing (r)evolution, this roundtable seeks to address the pressing why-now-here questions as they apply to considerations of Shakespeare in all forms with a focus on adaptation, performance, and pedagogy.

“Reader, I Met Him”: First Encounters in Fiction

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Wednesday, July 10, 2024 - 3:54pm
Northeast Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, September 30, 2024

Near the end of Jane Eyre, the title character famously says, “Reader, I married him.” It is a wedding her readers have expected and waited for, yet it comes after a rather inauspicious first meeting.

Fiction is full of first meetings. While a relationship’s apex or culmination might often be most memorable to readers, the initial encounter is also of special interest and significance to the story. Papers for this panel will explore fictional (or nonfictional) first meetings or initial encounters. Presenters may discuss a first meeting in light of the dynamics of the relationship’s development and/or ending, or presenters may choose to do a close reading that does not take into account the relationship’s future.

Call for Submissions: "Telling Women's Stories"

updated: 
Wednesday, July 10, 2024 - 3:54pm
Conference on Women and Gender / Christopher Newport University
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, October 1, 2024

Christopher Newport University’s College of Arts and Humanities 

seeks submissions for the forthcoming 

Conference on Women and Gender 

to be held in person at Christopher Newport University 

March 20-22, 2025 

Our theme is: 

Telling Women's Stories 

This interdisciplinary conference on Women and Gender is organized around women’s stories. Our definition of “story” is deliberately vast and inclusive, and may refer to a personal account, historical or contemporary representation, or any form of expression that illustrates the breadth 

In-Betweenness: Atmosphere, Traces, Media

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Wednesday, July 10, 2024 - 3:53pm
Screen Cultures - Northwestern University
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, July 30, 2024

“In-betweenness” evades simple categorization, boundedness, and singularity, yet it brings to mind the space and moment of connection, the indeterminacy of transition, the passage between reception and meaning. For this conference, we invite contributions that engage with in-betweenness, articulating movement across boundaries and margins, lingering in liminal experiences related to disorientation, queerness, and representation. We seek papers that challenge and expand media’s historicity, conceptualizations, methodologies, and forms.

UPDATED: RuPedagogies of Realness 2: The Shequel! Essays on Teaching and Learning Under Attack with RuPaul’s Drag Race

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Wednesday, July 10, 2024 - 3:52pm
Lindsay Bryde and Tommy Mayberry
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, July 31, 2024

Have you given a talk on drag culture recently? A conference paper on Drag Race that you’d like to publish? A thesis chapter on anything related to drag and/or social and racial justice that can be developed further? We are reopening this CFA for interested scholars to contribute a chapter to this edited collection.

ICMS 2025: Science and Magic in Lawman and in the Brut Tradition (9/25; 5-8-10)

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Wednesday, July 10, 2024 - 3:51pm
Society for International Brut Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, September 15, 2024

This session engages recent scholarship on magic and science (or natural philosophy) in the Brut, as well as in the wider Brut tradition, including work on astronomy and on the Merlinian prophecies.   As evidence points to Lawman's participation in the intellectual, philosophical, and theological currents of late twelfth/early thirteenth-century England, the session invites proposals on topics related to science and magic--broadly conceived--in Lawman and in analogous Brut texts.  The session allows for a wide range of potential topics, including prophecy, demonology, astronomy, medicine, alchemy, the bestiary, dream theory, the miraculous, Welsh magical traditions, and other references to the natural and preternatural worlds.  Inclusion of other texts in

Session in Honor of Elizabeth J. Bryan: Collaborative Meaning and the Brut 9/15; 5/8-10

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Wednesday, July 10, 2024 - 3:51pm
Society for International Brut Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, September 15, 2024

To honor the work of Elizabeth J. Bryan on Lawman and the English prose Brut, this session focuses on the collaborative nature of Brut texts.  By examining both literal collaborations between scribes, illuminators, and compilers, and collaboration broadly conceived, as between readers of Brut texts or between texts and editors to derive meaning, for instance, papers in the session will offer insight into the intricacies of the production and reception of Brut manuscripts.  Papers will advance conversations that, in Professor Bryan’s words, “make room in our critical model for the multiple participants of a manuscript text” (Collaborative Meaningxiv).

CFP for ASLE 2025 Conference: Collective Atmospheres

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Wednesday, July 10, 2024 - 3:50pm
Association for the Study of Literature and Environment
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 3, 2025

ASLE 2025 Biennial ConferenceCollective Atmospheres: Air, Intimacy, and Inequality

July 8-11, 2025
University of Maryland, College Park,
ancestral lands of the Piscataway People

 

Call for Proposals

ICMS 2025: Postpandemic discourse in literature and art (Virtual panel)

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Wednesday, July 10, 2024 - 3:49pm
Lorenz Hindrichsen (Copenhagen International School)
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, September 15, 2024

The Second Plague Pandemic inflicted unimaginable hurt and triggered multiple crises (demographic, spiritual, political, socio-economic), whose impact informed new artistic and literary modes of expression such as the danse macabre or the carnivalesque. 

This panel examines how writers and artists processed pandemic experiences, both in terms of actual outbreaks and long-term repercussions (such as peasant revolts or multi-generational trauma). Where do we find traces of ‘long plague’ (analogous to ‘long Covid’), and what form do they take? How do pandemic experiences affect collective memory and shared narratives? And what theoretical frameworks might be helpful for studying (post)pandemic discourse in literature and art?

Edited Volume Call for Papers on Sandeep Kumar Mishra’s Books/stories/writings

updated: 
Wednesday, July 10, 2024 - 3:49pm
Rukesh Sharma
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, December 31, 2024

Edited Volume Call for Papers on Sandeep Kumar Mishra’s Books/stories/writings

Deadline for submissions: December 31, 2024

 

full name / name of organization: Rukesh Sharma-Editor (Kishlaya Books)

 

Contact- Rukeshsharma1586@gmail.com

 

CFP: Edited Volume Call for Papers on Sandeep Kumar Mishra’s Books

FREEDOM AND AUTHENTICITY - 6th International Interdisciplinary Conference (online)

updated: 
Wednesday, July 10, 2024 - 3:48pm
InMind Support
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, July 28, 2024

Conference: 22-23 August 2024 (online)

Scientific Committee:


Professor Wojciech Owczarski – University of Gdańsk, Poland

Professor Polina Golovátina-Mora – NTNU, Norwegian University of Science and Technology

​CFP:

Call for Contributors - Forgotten Spaces: Ecocriticism, Social Justice, and the U.S. South

updated: 
Wednesday, July 10, 2024 - 3:47pm
Katie Simon (Georgia College) and Catherine Bowlin (Elon University)
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, July 15, 2024

The U.S. South is often a forgotten space within ecocritical discussions, yet it provides fruitful ground for thinking about environmental issues. In 2019, in the first edited collection of essays on the topic, Zachary Vernon notes that focusing attention on this bioregion might help “provide a way out of the limitations of thinking too locally or too globally,” and it might inspire a group of stakeholders to come to the table as well (7). One problem with ecocritical approaches is the long history of representing the U.S. South as an “internal other in the national imagination: colonized, subordinate, primitive, developmentally arrested, or even regressive” (Watson 254).

Towards the History of a Heterodox Tradition in Analytic Philosophy: Transformative, Humanistic, Conversational

updated: 
Wednesday, July 10, 2024 - 3:46pm
Vita-Salute San Raffaele University, Milan
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, November 1, 2024

CONFERENCE - CALL FOR PROPOSALS

Towards the History of a Heterodox Tradition in Analytic Philosophy:

Transformative, Humanistic, Conversational

Vita-Salute San Raffaele University

Milan, March 20th – 21st , 2025

 

                                                          

Keynote Speakers:

Adrian William Moore (University of Oxford)

Naoko Saito (University of Kyoto)

 

Organizers:

CFP 12.2

updated: 
Wednesday, July 10, 2024 - 3:43pm
JACLR (Journal of Artistic Creation and Literary Research)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, November 1, 2024

The editorial team of JACLR (Journal of Artistic Creation and Literary Research) would like to inform you that the journal has opened its submission deadline until 1 November 2024 for proposals for volume 12.2.

Critical Worldbuilding: Call for Proposals

updated: 
Wednesday, July 10, 2024 - 3:41pm
Matthew Smith / Stanford University
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, September 15, 2024

Critical Worldbuilding

 

Call for Proposals

Stanford University TDR Consortium Issue

"Critical Worldbuilding" edited by Matthew Smith

 

Proposal Submission Deadline: 15 September 2024

Submission Email: mwsmith1@stanford.edu

 

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

updated: 
Wednesday, July 10, 2024 - 8:56am
Journal of American Studies of Turkey
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 20, 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.

Epic, History, and Philosophy in the Renaissance

updated: 
Tuesday, July 9, 2024 - 4:02pm
Renaissance Society of America
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, July 31, 2024

Several prominent accounts of the end of epic attribute its demise to modernity. A society riven by contradictions cannot make epic poems. The incoherence of modernity baffles the grand aspirations of epic to tell the “tale of the tribe,” to compass an entire world and way of life in a single grand vision. That is one story of the end of epic in Western literature. The rise of natural philosophy, the disenchantment of the world and banishment of God to the gaps left by naturalistic accounts broke up the enchanted world that created epics, leaving in its wake elegiac mourning for the totality epic represented.

Panel: Identity in Verse: Poetry in the Seventeenth Century Atlantic

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Tuesday, July 9, 2024 - 11:41am
Abigail Rawleigh
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, August 15, 2024

This panel for the McNeil Center for Early American Studies May 2025 “Where is Early America?” conference invites papers on the relationship between poetry and identity, broadly conceived, in the seventeenth-century. Recent work on colonial English poetry has identified both ruptures and continuities between canonical early American English poetry and its metropolitan counterparts, upsetting strict delineation between “English” and “colonial” poetry. Likewise, scholars have identified the ways in which colonial ideology is inflected in such areas as amatory and religious verse written and read on both sides of the Atlantic.

Surrealism and Arts-Based Research: Bridging the Imagination and Reality Divide

updated: 
Tuesday, July 9, 2024 - 11:41am
London Arts-Based Research Centre
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, August 20, 2024

Surrealism and Arts-Based Research
Bridging the Imagination and Reality Divide
Conference Webpage: https://labrc.co.uk/2024/07/06/surrealism2024/

Conference Dates: September 30-October 1, 2024
Location: Online

Proposal Deadline: August 20, 2024
Conference fee: 90 GBP

Call for Papers

André Breton, one of the founding figures of Surrealism, emphasizes the transformative and disruptive power of Surrealist art and thought in his famous quote:

Steve Tomasula: The Art of Representation

updated: 
Tuesday, July 9, 2024 - 11:40am
Paris - University of Chicago in Paris
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, September 10, 2024

Steve Tomasula: The Art of Representation

June 12 and 13 2025The University of Chicago in Paris, in the presence of the author

 

Keynote speakersDavid Banash (Western Illinois University), Mary K. Holland (State University of New York, New Paltz)

 

Organized jointly by several institutions (Université Paris Cité, Université Paris 8 Vincennes-Saint-Denis, Sorbonne Université, Université de Rennes, Université de Rouen, Université de Strasbourg), this is the first international conference devoted to the work of Steve Tomasula.

“Musical Tale and Children’s Opera in the English-speaking World” (Journal Issue)

updated: 
Tuesday, July 9, 2024 - 11:40am
Lisa E-Journal
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, October 15, 2024

This is a call for paper for LISA e-Journal special issue edited by Marcin Stawiarski (Université de Caen Normandie).

 

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LISA e-Journal seeks contributions on topics related to the musical tale and children’s opera in the English-speaking world. Particular focus will be given to young audiences and musical entertainment in the contemporary world.

 

Mennonite/s Writing: Words at Work and Play

updated: 
Tuesday, July 9, 2024 - 11:39am
Mennonite/s Writing 10: An International Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, November 1, 2024

Mennonite/s Writing 10: An International Conferencehosted at Canadian Mennonite University
500 Shaftesbury Boulevard, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3P 2N2 Theme: Words at Work and Play

Call for AAS2025 penalists: From excellence to good-enoughness: On living a good life in everyday China

updated: 
Tuesday, July 9, 2024 - 11:39am
Wanqing Iris Zhou/Association for Asian Studies Annual Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, July 15, 2024

What is a good life? Scholars often attempt to answer this question by examining people’s ideals. Exemplified by Joel Robbins’ call of “the anthropology of the good,” anthropologists are encouraged to make ethnographic inquiries into qualities that are “imaginatively conceived” to be desirable and even “outstripped” the immediate realities (2013, 457). In other words, the scholarly examination of the “good life” has long been domesticated in the realm of thoughts and beliefs, insulated from that of the lived experiences.

"Postcolonialism, Postcommunism and Postmodernism" 6th International Interdsiciplinary Conference

updated: 
Monday, July 8, 2024 - 5:29am
InMind Support
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, December 7, 2024

Conference online (via Zoom)

 

29-30 July 2024

CFP:

​In our postmodern world there are a lot of questions that should be re-considered and re-defined. What does it mean to fight against colonialism and racism in the world of migration crisis and xenophobic attitudes towards minorities? What does it mean to be a postcommunist country in the face of the common nostalgia for order and rules? How is it possible to have a national identity being aware of the relative character of every national feature?

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