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Motherhood in American Literature (NeMLA 2022)

updated: 
Sunday, September 26, 2021 - 2:16pm
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.

 

Food in American Literature (NeMLA 2022)

updated: 
Sunday, September 26, 2021 - 2:16pm
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, September 30, 2021

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

 

Forgotten Genocides

updated: 
Saturday, September 25, 2021 - 6:50pm
NeMLA
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, September 30, 2021

The tern Genocide was coined by Raphael Lemkin in 1944, in a context heavily influenced by the events of the Jewish Holocaust. The parameters of Genocide, and its legal consequences were gathered in the Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide that recognizes that the following are factors that take place in a genocide:

-Killing members of the group

-Causing serious bodily or mental harm to members of the group

-Deliberately inflicting on the group conditions of life calculated to bring physical destruction in whole or in part

-Imposing measures intended to prevent births within the group

-Forcibly transferring children of the group to another group

Call for Papers: Composition and Rhetoric at CEA 2022

updated: 
Saturday, September 25, 2021 - 6:49pm
College English Association
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, November 1, 2021

Call for Papers, Composition and Rhetoric at CEA 2022

March 31-April 2, 2022 | Birmingham, Alabama

Sheraton Hotel, Birmingham | 2201 Richard Arrington Jr Blvd N, Birmingham, AL 35203

The College English Association, a gathering of scholar-teachers in English studies, welcomes proposals for presentations on Composition and Rhetoric for our 52nd annual conference. Submit your proposal at www.cea-web.org

Genre Trouble in Early Modern England (1500–1800)

updated: 
Saturday, September 25, 2021 - 6:46pm
Queen Mary University of London/ Sorbonne Université
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, December 15, 2021

CFP: “Genre Trouble in Early Modern England (1500–1800)”  

Friday 11th March 2022, 9:30–4pm (Online) 

Queen Mary University of London and Sorbonne Université 

Keynote: Dr Kathryn Murphy (University of Oxford)  

 

Early modern writings frequently resist neat or easy generic categorisation. Subject to interpretation, pastiche and modification, generic categories offer flexible guidelines rather than a strict set of rules. This one-day conference aims to look at generic experimentation, hybridity and innovation in early modern writing as a way to better understand the period’s multiple and evolving conceptions of genre. 

GCWG 2022 Conference

updated: 
Saturday, September 25, 2021 - 11:48am
Global Conference on Women and Gender
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, November 1, 2021

Christopher Newport University’s College of Arts and Humanities seeks abstracts for the forthcoming

Global Conference on Women and Gender

to be held in person and online, March 17-19, 2022

Our theme is:

Community, Care, and Crisis

The IAAS Postgraduate Symposium “The (Hi)stories We Create: Narratives of Exceptionalism, Ideology, and Resilience”

updated: 
Saturday, September 25, 2021 - 2:01am
Irish Association of American Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, October 1, 2021

In November 1621 colonists in Massachusetts celebrated a year of survival and their first harvest  with a feast that has since been called The First Thanksgiving. The feast was a supposed  celebration of resilience after hardship. It was not until 1863, in the midst of the American Civil  War and with the nation divided, that this feast was enshrined as a national holiday and a  touchstone of American tradition and ideology: a story of togetherness projected over the  realities of division, exceptionalism, genocide, and slavery.  

Theorizing Jack London: The 2021 Jack London Society 15th Biennial Symposium

updated: 
Friday, September 24, 2021 - 2:26pm
The Jack London Society
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, October 31, 2021

[Proposal and Registration Deadlines Extended]

The 15th Biennial Jack London Society Symposium will be held December 9–12, 2021 at The Sonoma Valley Inn & Krug Event Center in Sonoma, California.

The organizers of the 2021 Jack London Society Symposium encourage participants to experiment with innovative, alternative, and established theoretical approaches to the life and work of Jack London.We welcome conventional 20-minute paper presentations and panel submissions on any aspect of the author’s life and work. Proposals for roundtables or teaching presentations are encouraged, especially those that connect London with other writers and artists.

1922/2022 – TOTAL MODERNISM: CONTINUITY, DISCONTINUITY, AND THE EXPERIMENTAL TURN

updated: 
Friday, September 24, 2021 - 10:51am
Centro Studi “Arti della Modernità”
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, December 15, 2021

INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE

 

1922/2022 – TOTAL MODERNISM:

CONTINUITY, DISCONTINUITY, AND THE EXPERIMENTAL TURN

 

Centro Studi “Arti della Modernità”

18-19-20 May 2022 – Torino (Italy)

 

CALL FOR PAPERS

 

1922/2022 - Total Modernism: Continuity, Discontinuity, and the Experimental Turn

updated: 
Friday, September 24, 2021 - 10:51am
Centro Studi “Arti della Modernità”
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, December 15, 2021

INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE

 

1922/2022 – TOTAL MODERNISM:

CONTINUITY, DISCONTINUITY, AND THE EXPERIMENTAL TURN

 

Centro Studi “Arti della Modernità”

18-19-20 May 2022 – Torino (Italy)

 

CALL FOR PAPERS

 

"The Cultural Politics of American Relief Efforts in Greece"

updated: 
Friday, September 24, 2021 - 10:50am
Special Issue of Ex-centric Narratives: Journal of Anglophone Literature, Culture and Media (The Journal of the Hellenic Association of American Studies)
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, November 15, 2021

Proposal for a Special Issue of Ex-centric Narratives: Journal of Anglophone Literature, Culture and Media (The Journal of the Hellenic Association of American Studies)

The Cultural Politics of American Relief Efforts in Greece

Whales and Veils: Obsessions in Melville and Hawthorne (2nd CFP)

updated: 
Friday, September 24, 2021 - 10:50am
University of Lodz, Poland
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, October 15, 2021

Whales and Veils: Obsessions in Melville and Hawthorne

12-14 May 2022

Łódź, Poland / Online

 

Conference Venue:

University of Łódź

Faculty of Philology

ul. Pomorska 171/173, Łódź

(alternatively: Zoom)

 

 

2nd Call for Papers

 

The Association for Philosophy and Literature 2022 Conference

updated: 
Friday, September 24, 2021 - 10:47am
Association for Philosophy and Literature
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, November 30, 2022

The Association for Philosophy and Literature (APL)

 

with

 

MacEwan University

 

26 MAY – 29 May 2022

 

Nature

 Animal, Moral, Technological

 

Call for Papers

« Les géographies imaginaires de l’esclavage dans la littérature, les arts et les musées »

updated: 
Thursday, September 23, 2021 - 11:13am
Le Mans University
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, December 15, 2021

Colloque international Université du Mans / Université d’Abomey-Calavi 11 - 12 – 13 mai 2022 Lieu du colloque

Université d’Abomey-Calavi & Ouidah 

Bénin

 Appel à communications « Les géographies imaginaires de l’esclavage dans la littérature, les arts et les musées »  

Women and Comedy 1890-1950: 17th-18th September 2022

updated: 
Thursday, September 23, 2021 - 11:10am
Elizabeth von Arnim Society, Lucy Cavendish College, University of Cambridge, UK
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, December 15, 2021

Is it true that, according to a 2019 study, men are ‘officially funnier than women’?

INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM ON INNOVATIVE TRENDS IN CONTEMPORARY LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE RESEARCH: THEORIES, METHODS AND TECHNIQUES

updated: 
Thursday, September 23, 2021 - 3:03am
Ataturk University
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, September 30, 2021

“International Symposium on Innovative Trends in Contemporary Language and Literature Research: Theories, Methods and Techniques” will be held online on 15-16 October 2021 by the Department of German Language and Literature, hosted by Atatürk University.

Defining the Human in Environmental Humanities

updated: 
Wednesday, September 22, 2021 - 3:38pm
Venice International University
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, January 15, 2022

CALL FOR PAPERS:

 

Defining the Human in Environmental Humanities

 

Venice International University

 

Conference - Stanley Cavell: A Retrospective

updated: 
Saturday, September 18, 2021 - 11:21am
Vita-Salute San Raffaele University of Milan
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, May 1, 2021

Stanley Cavell: A Retrospective

Vita-Salute San Raffaele University of Milan

Palazzo Arese-Borromeo, Cesano Maderno

September 23rd- 24th 2021

 

Organizing Institution: Centro ICONE / Facoltà di Filosofia

Organizers: Raffaele Ariano (Vita-Salute San Raffaele University of Milan),
Paolo Babbiotti (University of Turin).

 

Websitehttps://cavellretrospective.wixsite.com/september2021

 

Asian Studies Association of Australia Conference 2022 - Call for Papers

updated: 
Thursday, September 16, 2021 - 3:16pm
Monash University - The Herb Feith Centre
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, November 1, 2021

The ASAA Conference 'Social Justice in Pandemic Times' will bring together academics, activists, artists, students, practitioners and community members from across disciplines with shared interest in Asia, including Asian communities in Australia and globally.

The biennial Asian Studies Association of Australia (ASAA) conference is the largest gathering of experts working on Asia in the southern hemisphere and has been a regular feature of Australian scholarly life since 1976. 

ASECS Italian Caucus - Call for papers

updated: 
Thursday, September 16, 2021 - 3:15pm
American Society for Eighteenth Century Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 17, 2021

Dear colleagues,

Please, consider participating in one of the sessions organized by the ASECS Italian Studies Caucus. Abstracts or proposals should be sent directly to session organizers preferably no later than September 17, 2021.

Grazie!

Irene

 

Presidential Session: Venice, Real and Imagined  

Irene Zanini-Cordi, Florida State University, izaninicordi@fsu.edu

(Video) Game-Based Learning in the Second/Foreign Language Classroom

updated: 
Thursday, September 16, 2021 - 3:13pm
53rd Annual Convention of the Northeast Modern Language Association (March 10-13, Baltimore, MD)
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, September 30, 2021

In the past two decades, crowdfunding and renewed interest in non-digital games (board games, role-playing games, and instructional games) and video games have created a diverse gaming production, which has become the subject of several studies and projects related to education. This session aims to explore and assess the impact that game-based learning can have for developing language proficiency, intercultural competence, or critical thinking in our Italian language, literature, and culture courses. We invite contributions that explore theoretical foundations and focus on practical activities and student work that are informed by game-based, and video game-based F/L2 language acquisition principles.

 

Saying and Unsaying: Ekphrasis and Apophasis as Feminist Rhetorical Strategies #19154

updated: 
Thursday, September 16, 2021 - 10:46am
Diana Shaffer / NeMLA 53rd annual convention
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, September 30, 2021

This roundtable explores how feminist authors have used both ekphrasis and apophasis to question the interrelations of gender, race, class, and socio-economic and political power; and also, to displace traditional, outmoded beliefs, and inherited but dysfunctional historical narratives.  Rhetorically, ekphrasis is defined as vivid, verbal description, or as verbal representation of visual art, or as canonical literature re-envisioned to fit new narratives.  Apophasis refers broadly to denial, repudiation, or negation, and narrowly to a kind of irony in which what on the surface appears to be the case differs radically from what is actually the case. 

Sapphic Echoes: Representations of Female Love and Desire in Global Literatures #19149

updated: 
Wednesday, September 15, 2021 - 2:49pm
diana.shaffer/NeMLA 53rd annual convention
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, September 30, 2021

Sapphic Echoes: Representations of Female Love and Desire in Global Literatures #19149

Seminar format

This seminar asks questions and invites responses that explore representations of female love and desire in global literatures. How have the complex poetics of female love and desire—the desire to have something, or escape something, or punish, or know—been represented over time? What strategies have been employed to subvert literary conventions defined predominantly by male perspectives on home, love, war, victory and loss? How have female characters navigated the interplay between things done (overtly) and thought (covertly) to reveal the inner web of desires, fears and conflicts that constitute a female poetics of love and longing?

Rethinking disciplines with Television series - An epistemological perspective

updated: 
Friday, September 10, 2021 - 1:23pm
University Paul-Valery - Montpellier 3
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, September 30, 2021

In their reflection or refraction of the world, television series seem to affect the perceptions of those who watch them, whether they represent ultra-contemporary ripped-from-the-headline events or historical events, either opening up closed social worlds or offering dystopian scripts in uchronic or alternate worlds as in the real world, political and environmental crises loom large.

Extended deadline: Campus Nostalgia. An International Seminar on Campus Fiction

updated: 
Friday, September 10, 2021 - 1:22pm
Lucian Blaga University of Sibiu
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, September 19, 2021

 

Call for Papers

Campus Nostalgia: An International Seminar on Campus Fiction

15 – 16 October 2021, online

 

School of Letters and Arts, Lucian Blaga University of Sibiu

Romania

 

 

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