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Beat Studies Association 2022 Conference: The Kerouac Centenary

updated: 
Tuesday, April 26, 2022 - 1:41pm
Beat Studies Association
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, July 1, 2022

 

Beat Studies Association Conference:

The Jack Kerouac Centenary

November 3-4, 2022

Harper College

Palatine, IL

 

Keynote Speaker: Ann Charters

                       

The Beat Studies Association invites presentation proposals for its 2022 conference. Given that 2022 is the 100th anniversary of Jack Kerouac’s birth, we are inviting proposals on any aspect of Kerouac’s life or work, with particular interest in “new directions” for Kerouac studies.

 

Museum Storytelling: Collecting Stories, Inventing Narratives

updated: 
Tuesday, April 26, 2022 - 12:33pm
Université Paris Lumières
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, June 14, 2022

This international conference is part of the MuséaLitté project — a multi-year research project on the relationship between the museum and the literary (ComUE Paris Lumières).

 

6th Medieval Europe in Motion. The Sea

updated: 
Tuesday, April 26, 2022 - 10:56am
Institute for Medieval Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, May 31, 2022

6th Medieval Europe in Motion. The Sea

Institute of Medieval Studies. FCSH–NOVA University of Lisbon

Lisbon, 28 November-1 December 2022

How bold and skilled was the man who first made a ship and put to sea before the wind, seeking a land he could not see and a shore he could not know.
     Robert Wace (c. 1110–c. 1174)

Modernism 1922: Celebrating Distinctions

updated: 
Tuesday, April 26, 2022 - 8:38am
Greg Chase, Jaap van der Does
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, June 16, 2022

modernism 1922 celebrating distinctions 

14-17 September 2022 free online event 

Call for Papers 

The conference Modernism1922: Celebrating Distinctions will honour 1922 as annus mirabilis for modernism. 

*Extended Deadline* 2022 Annual MMLA: Special Session "Through the Food Lens"

updated: 
Monday, April 25, 2022 - 11:08am
Maria Mothes/Midwest Modern Language Association (MMLA)
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, May 10, 2022

This special session invites proposals that engage with literary or cultural food studies, food novels, or other texts that depict food and eating in unconventional ways. How can we approach literary or cultural texts through the framework of food and eating and what effect does this have on the reading experience or the audience? This panel is especially interested in proposals that examine socially or politically sensitive topics and, with respect to the conference theme Post-Now, the alternative ways of reading and perceiving that the food lens can enable. Proposals should indicate your name, institutional affiliation, e-mail address, and paper title, as well as the methodologies used and the text(s) under consideration.

Peace, Literature, and Pedagogy (MMLA) *Deadline extended

updated: 
Monday, April 25, 2022 - 8:24am
Matthew Horton / University of North Georgia
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, May 10, 2022

CFP for Peace, Literature, and Pedagogy Panel

MMLA 2022, November 16-21, Minneapolis, MN

Abstract Deadline: May 10, 2022

General Conference Topic: “Post-Now”

The Midwest Modern Language Association welcomes, especially but not exclusively, proposals dealing with any aspect of the theme “Post-Now” for the 2022 conference. Please find a general description of this theme here: 

https://www.luc.edu/mmla/convention/callforpapers/

DEADLINE EXTENDED - CFP: "American Literature 1870-Present" (MMLA Permanent Section)

updated: 
Sunday, April 24, 2022 - 11:15am
Midwest Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, May 10, 2022

The MMLA’s permanent section on American Literature After 1870 invites papers which, building on the conference theme, examine the topic of “post-book” American literature. In an 1868 essay, John William De Forest first used the term “The Great American Novel,” which has had an outsized impact on the American literary imagination ever since. This panel asks how the term applies in an age of sophisticated narratives that often live outside of the printed page, or in transmedia combinations with the printed page. While acknowledging the continuing importance of print texts both old and new, our panel seeks papers that examine the changes to literary analysis, objects, and pedagogy associated with a contemporary “post book” orientation.

[Extended Deadline] Disaster Discourse: Representations of Catastrophe (2–4 June 2022)

updated: 
Saturday, April 23, 2022 - 1:36am
The English Department of the University of Bucharest
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, May 1, 2022

THE 23rd ANNUAL INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE OF THE ENGLISH DEPARTMENT,

UNIVERSITY OF BUCHAREST

LITERATURE AND CULTURAL STUDIES SECTION

 

 

CALL FOR PAPERS

 

The English Department of the University of Bucharest invites proposals for the Literature and Cultural Studies section of its 23rd Annual International Conference:

 

Disaster Discourse: Representations of Catastrophe

 

Extended Deadline! Call for abstracts/papers: Translating Health through the Humanities

updated: 
Friday, April 22, 2022 - 11:34am
Special issue of Humanities journal: Translating Health through the Humanities
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, May 20, 2022

As the COVID-19 pandemic exposed structural cracks in public health policies and health care systems around the globe, the humanities intensified arguments for their inclusion in health care, health education, policy development, and public health initiatives, citing, among other things, their existing work on cultural analysis, gender, race, and class, disease construction, illness narratives, the decoding of text, and perspective-taking. At the onset of the pandemic, humanities scholars from across the world quickly produced editorials and lecture series, arguing for, and demonstrating the value of, the humanities in responding to the global health crisis.

The Senses: Present Issues, Past Perspectives

updated: 
Friday, April 22, 2022 - 7:16am
University of Bern, Congressi Stefano Franscini
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, June 30, 2022

The Senses: Present Issues, Past Perspectives24 April 2023 – 27 April 2023Congressi Stefano Franscini, Monte Verità, Switzerland

We invite abstracts for 20-minute papers in the field of medieval sensory studies for the international workshop ‘The Senses: Present Issues, Past Perspectives.’ The workshop is organised by Prof. Annette Kern-Stähler (University of Bern, Switzerland), Prof. Elizabeth Robertson (University of Glasgow, UK), and Dr. des. Laura Bernardazzi (University of Bern, Switzerland) and is funded by the Congressi Stefano Franscini, Monte Verità, Switzerland, and the University of Bern.

The Workshop

Decolonising Media and Communication Studies Education in Africa

updated: 
Thursday, April 21, 2022 - 11:48am
Co-editors: Drs. Selina Mudavanhu (McMaster University), Shepherd Mpofu (University of Limpopo), Kezia Batisai (University of Johannesburg)
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, May 15, 2022

Call for Chapter Proposals:  

Decolonizing Media and Communication Studies Education in Africa  

We are seeking abstracts (250 words maximum) together with a short biography and subsequently 6,000 word chapters for an edited book that explores the topic of decolonizing media and communication education in Africa.

UVA Wise Medieval/Renaissance, Sept. 15-17, 2022 (Undergrad) (proposals by July 5, 2022)

updated: 
Thursday, April 21, 2022 - 11:48am
Center for Medieval-Renaissance Studies, University of Virginia's College at Wise
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, July 5, 2022

UVA Wise Medieval-Renaissance Conference XXXV

Undergraduate Sessions

The University of Virginia’s College at Wise

September 15-17, 2022

 

Keynote Address:  

 “The Weight that English Carries: Vernacularity Before and After Chaucer”—Andrew S. Galloway, Cornell University

Non - A Journal of Alternative Sexualities in Literature and the Arts

updated: 
Thursday, April 21, 2022 - 11:48am
Non - A Journal of Alternative Sexualities in Literature and the Arts
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, May 31, 2022

Despite forming the basis for many cultural and political norms in the world today, sexuality is also that which resists easy normativity. In addition to agitating for change in the form of legal rights, critical thinking on non-conforming sexualities has also raised the question of sexuality itself as non-conformist. This latter strand of thinking allows us to think of sexuality as always having alternatives, and also being alternative to fixed forms of itself. This theorisation considers sexuality both from the political perspective from which it is often studied, and also from the perspective of literature and the arts.

Osmosis: Interdisciplinary Approaches in Human Sciences

updated: 
Thursday, April 21, 2022 - 4:59am
Department of English, School of Liberal Arts and Social Science, East Delta University, Chattogram, Bangladesh
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, June 16, 2022

 

Osmosis: Interdisciplinary Approaches in Human Sciences

Dates: 16 & 17 November 2022

 

Turkish Shakespeares Project (Call for Researchers)

updated: 
Wednesday, April 20, 2022 - 2:23pm
Turkish Shakespeares Project
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, July 10, 2022

 

Turkish Shakespeares Project (Call for Researchers)

The Turkish Shakespeares Project seeks new researches to join its Research Team.

The Turkish Shakespeares Research Team has an interdiciplinary nature and consists of scholars who are from a broad research area and study Shakespeare in Turkey. Team – Turkish Shakespeares (wordpress.com)

While our current scholars are from the English Language and Liteature, Turkish Language and Literature, Theatre, and Translation departments, we aim to include scholars from other disciplines, including but not limited to, Media Studies, Cultural Studies, History, and many more.

 

PAMLA panel: Spaces of Memory and Geographies of the Fantastic and the Quotidian (LA, November 2022)

updated: 
Wednesday, April 20, 2022 - 2:19pm
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, May 15, 2022

CFP: PAMLA 2022

Spaces of Memory and Geographies of the Fantastic and the Quotidian

(Special session)

 

Location:

Los Angeles, California at the UCLA Luskin Conference Center and Hotel

 

Time: November 11-13, 2022

Abstract Submission Deadline:

May 15, 2022.

 

Presiding officer: 

Mavis Tseng

Associate Professor,

Director of the Language Center

Taipei Medical University

mavistseng@tmu.edu.tw

 

Afterlives of the Antisocial

updated: 
Wednesday, April 20, 2022 - 2:19pm
Postmodern Culture
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, January 31, 2023

For nearly two decades, the “antisocial thesis” has enthralled queer theoretical thought, permeating a variety of debates surrounding relationality, sexuality, gender, race, psychoanalysis, and temporality. Christened by Robert L. Caserio during an infamous 2005 MLA panel, the antisocial thesis, Caserio elaborates, described a “decade of explorations of queer unbelonging” positioned against an intensifying “gay rage for normalizing sociability.” As Robyn Wiegman warns, however, the antisocial thesis “is not ‘a’ thesis.

Registrations Open for online French and Francophone Studies PG Conference- Images: Past & Present

updated: 
Wednesday, April 20, 2022 - 2:17pm
Association for the Study of Modern and Contemporary France; Society for the Study of French History
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, April 23, 2022

Images: Past and Present **5 DAYS TO GO** Registrations are now open for the ASMCF SSFH Postgraduate Conference! This one-day conference has been jointly organised by the Association for the Study of Modern and Contemporary France and the Society for the Study of French History.  We have a wonderful line up of PGRs in French and Francophone Studies who will share their research with us on Saturday, 23 April 2022.

Uncovering an Aesthetics of Naval War Literature

updated: 
Wednesday, April 20, 2022 - 2:17pm
University of Leuven
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, May 31, 2022

 

UNCOVERING AN AESTHETICS OF NAVAL WAR LITERATURE

Workshop

16 September 2022, University of Leuven (Belgium)

Critical Thinking and Writing

updated: 
Wednesday, April 20, 2022 - 2:17pm
Double Helix: A Journal of Critical Thinking and Writing
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, August 15, 2021

Double Helix: A Journal of Critical Thinking and Writing invites submissions for Volume 10 (2022). For more information, please visit DH at the WAC Clearinghouse: https://wac.colostate.edu/double-helix/.

Bakhtin for the Twenty-First Century

updated: 
Wednesday, April 20, 2022 - 2:17pm
Journal of Festival Culture Inquiry and Analysis
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, October 15, 2022

Bakhtin for the Twenty-First Century, a special issue of The Journal of Festivel Culture Inquiry and Analysis

We invite submissions for a special issue, Bakhtin for the Twenty-First Century, which will include a foreword by Prof Sue Vice, author of Introducing Bakhtin

 


 

 

ImmUnity and CommUnity

updated: 
Wednesday, April 20, 2022 - 2:16pm
LVSD, EREPLIC
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, May 15, 2022

 

 

Faculty of Letters and Human Sciences, Agadir, Morocco

 

Laboratory Values, Society, and Development (LVSD)

Group on Ethics, Representation and Politics in Literature and Culture (EREPLIC)

Organizes  

An International Conference on:

 

ImmUnity and CommUnity

2-3 November, 2022

 

Call for Papers

Carryin’ the Banner: Critical Essays on the Newsies Film and Broadway Adaptation

updated: 
Wednesday, April 20, 2022 - 2:16pm
Emily Hamilton-Honey/SUNY Canton
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, October 1, 2022

Newsies, both as a film in 1992 and a Broadway show in 2012, has been a sleeper hit for all of its existence. Disney wrote the film off as a failure when it took roughly $15 million to make and only grossed $2.8 million – and yet, the film found a wide, willing, and devoted audience through VHS rentals and Disney Channel showings. The Newsies Broadway show was originally intended to be a licensed adaptation for high schools and colleges - and yet, the built-in audience was so eager for a Broadway adaptation that Disney Theatrical Productions decided to make the gamble.

Beyond Nancy Drew: U.S. Girls’ Series Fiction in the Mid-Twentieth Century, 1920-1970

updated: 
Wednesday, April 20, 2022 - 2:16pm
Emily Hamilton-Honey/SUNY Canton
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, October 28, 2022

As the series heroine par excellence, Nancy Drew has taken up most of the scholarly attention surrounding mid-century U.S. girls’ series, and for good reason given her popularity, longevity, and feminist leanings. Running from 1930 into the present day, Nancy has been foiling criminals for nearly a century, first as a spunky blond driving a roadster and then as a versatile  titian-haired girl in a convertible.

Teaching Composition to ESL/EFL Students

updated: 
Wednesday, April 20, 2022 - 2:15pm
Theresa M. Johnson / Troy University
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, July 1, 2022

We welcome submissions for a scholarly conference to be hosted online 29-30 July 2022 by the Troy University Department of English. 

 

Papers may address any aspect of teaching composition to ESL/EFL students, including—but not limited to—the following:

 

  • Theory and practical applications
  • New strategies
  • Development of paragraphs and essays
  • Models and modeling
  • Genres
  • Writing as a process
  • Teaching grammar within the process
  • Language development within the process
  • Digital and multimodal writing
  • Assessments

 

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