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Human-Plant Entanglement: Thinking with Plants in the Anthropocene

updated: 
Sunday, October 30, 2022 - 10:58am
Ratul Nandi
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, November 30, 2022

The human and plant relationship stretches back to the earliest of times, arguably 20,000 years ago when the prehistoric hunter-gatherers had not quite learned to domesticate the wild vegetal species that grew around them. Learning to domesticate the plants for their own use was a decisive moment that changed humans into an agricultural unit and left the promise of a quantum leap in human history. Indeed, for the last twenty millennia, humans and plants have co-evolved in such diverse but intimate ways that the history of one would be unthinkable without the history of the other.

Seeking Review Articles for Canadian Review of American Studies

updated: 
Friday, October 28, 2022 - 11:44am
Canadian Review of American Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, January 31, 2023

Canadian Review of American Studies (University of Toronto Press) is the leading American Studies journal outside the United States and the only journal in Canada that deals with cross-border themes and their implications for multicultural societies. Published three times a year, the journal aims to further multi- and interdisciplinary analyses of the culture of the US and of social relations between the US and Canada. CRAS is a dynamic and innovative journal, providing unique perspectives and insights in an increasingly complex and intertwined world of extraordinarily difficult problems that continue to call for scholarly input.

Rights and Responsibility in Jewish Tradition

updated: 
Wednesday, October 26, 2022 - 11:51pm
Jewish Studies Unit, American Academy of Reliigon-Western Region
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, November 15, 2022

Rights and Responsibility in Jewish Tradition 

In Cahoots: Disciplinary Crossings and a Future for Performance Studies

updated: 
Wednesday, October 26, 2022 - 9:50pm
UCLA Center for Performance Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, November 10, 2022

UCLA Department of Theater and the Center for Performance Studies present the 2023 Graduate Student Conference:

 

In Cahoots: Disciplinary Crossings and a Future for Performance Studies

Abstract Due: November 10th, 2022

Conference Dates: February 15-17, 2023

JASNA AGM 2023

updated: 
Wednesday, October 26, 2022 - 9:50pm
Jane Austen Society of North America
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, November 30, 2022

The JASNA Denver/Boulder Region invites submission of proposals for the breakout sessions at the 2023 AGM which will be held in Denver, Colorado, on October 27-29, 2023. The theme is “Pride and Prejudice: A Rocky Romance.” Keeping this in mind, presenters could examine the “rocky” relationships and situations existing in Pride and Prejudice through fresh eyes and unique perspectives.

Emerson Society Panels ALA 2023

updated: 
Wednesday, October 26, 2022 - 9:48pm
Ralph Waldo Emerson Society
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 15, 2023

Emerson Society Panels ALA 2023

The Ralph Waldo Emerson Society will sponsor two panels at the 34th Annual Conference of the American Literature Association, to be held May 25–28, 2023, at the Westin Copley Plaza Hotel in Boston. Both panels will honor the contributions of the late professor Joel Myerson.

“Editing Emerson”

International Conference on Narrative (March 1-4, 2023)

updated: 
Wednesday, October 26, 2022 - 9:47pm
International Society for the Study of Narrative
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, November 15, 2022

March 1-4, 2023

Dallas, TX and online

Sponsored by the International Society for the Study of Narrative, the International Conference on Narrative is an interdisciplinary forum addressing all dimensions of narrative theory and practice. We welcome proposals for papers and panels on all aspects of narrative in any genre, period, discipline, language, and medium; papers, however, should be in English. Organizers are particularly interested in discussions connected to the topic “Narratives in the Public Sphere."

Bataille Now: A transdisciplinary conference on the contemporary application of Georges Bataille’s thought

updated: 
Wednesday, October 26, 2022 - 9:35pm
Konstantinos Kerasovitis / Wolverhampton University - Jon Auring Grimm / Aarhus University
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, March 15, 2023

Georges Bataille’s work, a century after his texts were first published, has always been vested in controversy. Initially exiled from academic discourse and confined to titillating the imaginations of land-deprived sailors, Georges Bataille’s textual corpus has become the reluctant womb of post-modernity. Bataille’s influence can be found in a milieu of key thinkers from Foucault and Deleuze onto Giorgio Agamben and Jean Baudrillard.

Contagions and Non-Human Animals: (Re)Viewing Disregarded Species in Real and Imagined Pandemics

updated: 
Wednesday, October 26, 2022 - 9:35pm
St. Thomas
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, December 31, 2022

Contagions and Non-Human Animals: (Re)Viewing Disregarded Species in Real and Imagined Pandemics

Due to the pandemic and a personal issue that delayed publication, this CFP from late 2020 is being reopened. I am looking for 3 to 4 essays to add to what I have. Below is the premise for the volume.

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The impact of the pandemic and the threat that it poses to future human experiences has been well-documented. However, now that non-human animals are possible carriers and becoming infected, their experiences, while often overlooked, are nevertheless integrated into the worldwide pandemic.

POETRY, COMICS, PROSE: CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS

updated: 
Wednesday, October 26, 2022 - 9:34pm
WinC Magazine
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, November 20, 2022

For more information, visit TINYURL.COM/WINCMAG

 

December 2022 Issue Submissions Call! 

Theme: Love. There are so many things that revolve around that word. It is the number one muse for so many creative people and it means different things to everyone. What does love mean to you? Who or what do you love? How does the word or sentiment make you feel?

We want to know what Autumn looks like through your eyes -- whether in the past, present or future, fiction or non-fiction and across genres (Sci-Fi, Fantasy, Slice of Life, etc.).  We are accepting the following storytelling formats:

Black Performing Arts: Sound, Movement, Image, Text

updated: 
Wednesday, October 26, 2022 - 9:34pm
Black Performing Arts Research Area (PCAACA)
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, December 20, 2022

The Black Performing Arts Area provides a scholarly forum to share and disseminate research pertaining to the Black performing arts across expressive forms.  Broadly defined, the area focuses on all forms of performing and visual arts, including jazz, blues, gospel, hip-hop, rhythm and blues, Caribbean music, dance, poetry, drawing, painting, sculpture, ceramics, photography, and acting.  In all of these contexts we are interested in investigating the merger of aesthetic technique and embodiment across Black diasporic expressivity.

From marginal popular culture to cultural polycentrism: a margin transformed into a center

updated: 
Wednesday, October 26, 2022 - 9:34pm
Danièle André, Popular Culture Association of France
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, December 1, 2022

Abstract

This aim of this symposium will be to examine how marginalized cultures are constructed and produced. We will focus on the key players, the main artisans of this cultural production, as well as on the networks that result from it.  We will analyze the concepts of resistance, self-exclusion and the hyper-center faced with the process of cultural polycentrism. These tensions will have to be thought of in terms of contemporary art, long time periods and historicity.

 

"Book: Re-imagined and Re-born," Toronto, Ontario. 29-30 May 2023.

updated: 
Wednesday, October 26, 2022 - 9:28pm
Bibliographical and Book Studies in Canada
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, January 31, 2023

On 29 -30 May 2023, Canada’s bibliographical and book studies community will gather for the Annual Conference of the Bibliographical Society of Canada at the Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences for our first in-person conference since 2019.

GeoSym 2023: Spatiality and Sustainability

updated: 
Wednesday, October 26, 2022 - 2:11pm
University of Tennessee, Knoxville
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, December 8, 2022

Biodiversity loss, the warming of cities, increasing cost and demand of housing with limited supply, and many other topics are issues relating to spatiality and sustainability. The University of Tennessee, Knoxville Department of Geography and Sustainability seeks to highlight Spatiality and Sustainability as meeting points for a broad range of disciplines exploring the changing distribution of both human and natural elements on our planet across space and time. We invite the submission of abstracts from undergraduate students, graduate students and faculty from all disciplines with a strong emphasis on the interdisciplinary and collaborative nature of space/time research.

Edited Collection - Irish Writers and the Civil Service

updated: 
Wednesday, October 26, 2022 - 5:42am
Jonathan Foster (Stockholm University), Elliott Mills (Trinity College Dublin), and Karl O'Hanlon (Maynooth University)
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, November 15, 2022

  

CFP: Edited Collection -  Irish Writers and the Civil Service

 

Jonathan Foster (Stockholm University), Elliott Mills (Trinity College Dublin), and Karl O’Hanlon (Maynooth University)

 

 

Special Issue: ‘Sounding South Asia: From Silence to Noise’

updated: 
Wednesday, October 26, 2022 - 12:12am
The Soundtrack (Journal) Intellect Books
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, October 31, 2022

For Don Ihde, as long as humans find themselves living in and breathing through air, sound becomes, for them, an existential singularity. In fact, this air itself, Ihde continues, is ‘not neutral or lifeless’ but finds animation in and with ‘sound and voice’. It is, finally, this vibrant tract of air (for what else is sound?) which relates and marks the human in its existential prospects by not only producing an ambience of the world but also, simultaneously, being subjected to reciprocal manipulation by humans who invariably seek constructive teleologies.

Reminder: New Perspectives on the Metal Gear Solid Series

updated: 
Tuesday, October 25, 2022 - 4:45pm
Steven Kielich and Chris Hall
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, December 1, 2022

Call for Chapter Proposals: New Perspectives on the Metal Gear Solid Series (edited collection)

 

Editors: Steven Kielich (University at Buffalo) and Chris Hall (University of the Ozarks)

 

In 2015, Hideo Kojima and his company Kojima Productions split from Konami after the release of Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain. Kojima’s departure from Konami marked an unfortunate, but understandable, end to the Metal Gear Solid series. Now, in this “post-Phantom Pain” era, it has become both possible and essential to make a retrospective study of the critically, commercially, and culturally resonant series that was Metal Gear Solid.

Horses in Film: 4 Volumes by Decade

updated: 
Tuesday, October 25, 2022 - 12:10am
University of Southern Mississippi
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, March 14, 2023

These edited collections are part of the upcoming series Equine Creations: Imagining Horses in Literature and Film.

The scope of the present call is broad. All topics regarding the themes and impact of horses in film will be considered. 

1) Horses in Film Through the 1950s

2) Horses in Film in the 1960s and 1970s

3) Horses in Film in the 1980s and 1990s

4) Horses in Film since 2000

 

Deadline for proposals: February 14, 2023

First Draft deadline: August 15, 2023

How to submit your proposal

Illusion & Delusion: Boston University Romance Studies Graduate Student Conference

updated: 
Monday, October 24, 2022 - 2:59pm
Illusion & Delusion / Boston University Romance Studies Graduate Student Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, February 10, 2023

BU Romance Studies Graduate Student Conference 

Call For Papers: Illusion & Delusion 

From the Coronavirus pandemic to the Russo-Ukrainian War, researchers are arguably more aware now than ever of their presence at the crossroads of perceived and misconstrued conflicts. The  global political and ecological crises that confront us are strongly linked to imperialism, colonization, capitalism, and exploitation of resources. Literature and film offer pathways to explore global conflict and as a result - whether on the page or the screen - lines are blurred between what is real and what is perceived. 

Queer Studies Conference (Asheville NC)

updated: 
Sunday, October 23, 2022 - 4:50pm
Queer Studies Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, November 15, 2022

Confernce Theme
Blooming: Metamorphoses and Seasons of Queerness

Nothing stays static in the natural world. The cold and dead of winter gives way to the green shoots of spring, which flower out in summer’s long, warm days, only to wither and fall as the end of the year comes again. In this age of cold-hearted and unenlightened legislators attacking trans rights, a false spring of marriage equality, and (somewhat) greater representation in popular culture, we wonder what season are we in today as queer and trans people? How can we bloom in an ever-changing world and shape those changes to promote better, more just, and warmer-hearted treatment for all?

"Pornography, Propaganda, Representation"

updated: 
Sunday, October 23, 2022 - 4:47pm
ACLA
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, October 31, 2022

This seminar investigates “pornography” and “propaganda” as two categories that attempt to set boundaries around acceptable language. They work as genre designations as often as they work as aesthetic judgements and denunciations. When an object, a picture, or a text is accused of being pornographic or propagandistic, it stands accused of using representational force in an unacceptable way – too direct, too explicit, too symbolic, too something to accord with the idealized sincerity and critical openness of acceptable, normal, or mainstream discourse, of speech that should be unquestionably “free.” 

National Virtual Conference on Contemporary Readings in Literature, Arts and Aesthetic

updated: 
Sunday, October 23, 2022 - 4:39pm
Centre for Integrated Social Development and Research (CISDR)
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, October 31, 2022

This National Virtual Conference on Contemporary Readings in Literature, Arts and Aesthetics is an academic platform for meaningful dialogue and discussion on the aesthetic reflections in our socio-cultural, literary and political life. The conference is a joint venture and the following academic institutions areactively taking part in this event:

 

OUR COLLABORATING INSTITUTIONS:

 

James Baldwin Review, Vol 9 (2023)

updated: 
Sunday, October 23, 2022 - 4:37pm
James Baldwin Review
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 16, 2023

James Baldwin Review Volume 9 (2023) CFP

 

James Baldwin Review (JBR), an annual peer-reviewed journal, is seeking submissions for its ninth volume. An online, open access publication, James Baldwin Review brings together a wide array of peer-reviewed critical and creative non-fiction on the life, writings, and legacy of James Baldwin. JBR publishes essays that invigorate scholarship on James Baldwin, catalyse explorations of the literary, political, and cultural influence of Baldwin’s writing and political activism, and deepen our understanding and appreciation of this complex and luminary figure.

 

CFP: Journal of American Studies of Turkey (JAST), Spring 2023 General Issue

updated: 
Sunday, October 23, 2022 - 4:34pm
Journal of American Studies of Turkey
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, December 31, 2022

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.
The Editorial Board welcomes articles which cross conventional borders between academic disciplines, as well as comparative studies of the United States. 

ACLA 2023: Memory in the Movies and TV Series (Chicago, March 16-19, 2023)

updated: 
Sunday, October 23, 2022 - 4:31pm
ACLA
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, October 31, 2022

Following the success of its previous ACLA seminar “Stories of Memory in the 21st Century” in 2022, this seminar invites paper proposals to discuss how memory is represented and imagined diversely in the movies and TV series from different cultural contexts. Living in an age saturated with memory and forgetting, we see the protagonists unsettled by their lost memory in films such as Memento (2000), The Bourne Identity (2002), The Girl On the Train (2015), etc.. These amnesic protagonists, haunted by déjà vu they can never make sense of, often experience trauma and violence. Their attempts to repeat or re-enact the past complicate one’s understanding of temporalities as well as their identity.

CFP REMINDER - Humanities Bulletin 5.2 November 2022

updated: 
Sunday, October 23, 2022 - 4:31pm
Humanities Bulletin/London Academic Publishing, UK
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, October 26, 2022

Humanities Bulletin Journal - Call for papers
Submission Deadline: October 25, 2022
Vol. 5, No. 2 - November, 2022

ISSN 2517-4266

Humanities Bulletin is a multidisciplinary peer-reviewed Journal which features original studies and reviews in the various branches of Humanities, including History, Literature, Philosophy, Arts.
This journal is not allied with any specific school of thinking or cultural tradition; instead, it encourages dialogue between ideas and people with different points of view. Our aim is to bring together different international scholars, in order to promote the dialogue between cultures, ideas and new academic researches.
The Journal is hosted by London Academic Publishing, London, UK.

Dancing Shakespeare international conference

updated: 
Sunday, October 23, 2022 - 4:26pm
Université Clermont-Auvergne, Sorbonne Université
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, February 28, 2023

International Conference: “Dancing Shakespeare”, Université Clermont-Auvergne, November 9-10, 2023, Clermont-Ferrand, France

 

Call for Papers - Medieval Studies Student Colloquium 2023: Lacunae

updated: 
Sunday, October 23, 2022 - 4:26pm
Medieval Studies Student Colloquium (MSSC) at Cornell
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, December 15, 2022

The Medieval Studies Program at Cornell is pleased to announce the 33rd annual Medieval Studies Student Colloquium (MSSC), which takes the idea of “Lacunae” as its theme. The conference will be held virtually over Zoom on Saturday, March 11th, 2023.  

 

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