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Interpretations, Appropriations, and Rewritings of Giovanni Boccaccio

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Thursday, January 28, 2021 - 11:50am
11th International Montevideana Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, April 1, 2021

The Department of European Literature at the University of the Republic (Uruguay) announces its 11th International Montevideana Conference, to be held virtually.

 

It is tempting to think of Boccaccio's most important work in relation to our current times, given that in recent months the Decameron has become a virtual meeting place through rewrites, seminars, and group readings dedicated to the text. The superposition of his pandemic with ours has become, in more than one sense, a paradoxical kind of locus amoenus, adding a new layer to the varied investigations and artistic appropriations that this Italian text has motivated in its 700 years of existence.

Narrative and Music

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Thursday, January 28, 2021 - 11:50am
VUB - KCB
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, March 14, 2021

The cognitivist turn sparked a renewed interest in narrative analysis that extends beyond the study of literature. It has expanded across media such as film, graphic novels, video games, and music. This conference focuses on the study of narrative and narrativity in music. While some critics are convinced of music’s capacity for story-building, others consider the use of narrative theory derived from literary studies for the analysis of music unsuitable. This conference takes music’s narrative potential as its point of departure but recognizes that musical narrativity is scalar.

CFP: The 25th International Symposium on Translation and Interpretation

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Thursday, January 28, 2021 - 11:48am
English Department, Soochow University, Taiwan
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, March 1, 2021

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The 25th International Symposium on Translation and Interpretation

Theme: The Task of the Translator

Conference organizers: Taiwan Association of Translation and Interpretation & Department of English Language and Literature, Soochow University

Date: June 5, 2021

Venue: Soochow University, Taipei, Taiwan

Call for Papers

 

Counternarratives: Weaving Graphic Narratives in the Local, National, and the Global

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Thursday, January 28, 2021 - 11:45am
Sayanti Mondal, MLA, 2022
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, March 7, 2021

Counternarratives: Weaving Graphic Narratives in the Local, National, and the Global

Special Session, MLA, 2022.
Washington DC, 6-9th Jan, 2022.

 

“Art can be a powerful means of challenging the stereotypes of mutually antagonizing nations”—Aphrodite Desiree Navab

The Experience of Loneliness in the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries

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Thursday, January 28, 2021 - 11:45am
University of Birmingham
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, April 1, 2021

The Experience of Loneliness in the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries  Online ConferenceUniversity of Birmingham, UK29–30 June 2021  Keynote Speakers:  Professor Helen Wilcox (Bangor University)Dr Jenni Hyde (Lancaster University)   ***   John Worthington, Church of England clergyman and close associate of the Cambridge Platonists, complained of isolation from fellow scholars in his rectory at the small village of Ingoldsby, Lincolnshire, in the 1660s.

Of City Spaces and Graveyards: A Pictorial Reading (Panel / Virtual)

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Thursday, January 28, 2021 - 11:36am
PAMLA (Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association)
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, April 15, 2021

Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA) Conference 2021

Thursday, November 11, 2021 to Sunday, November 14, 2021

 

Hosted by the University of Nevada, Las Vegas

Conference Theme: 

CITY OF GOD, CITY OF DESTRUCTION

 

Special Session:

Of City Spaces and Graveyards: A Pictorial Reading

 

Abstract:

Cinema, Aesthetics and Memory: I International Film Studies Conference

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Thursday, January 28, 2021 - 11:20am
University of Coimbra
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, March 15, 2021

Cinema, Aesthetics and Memory: I International Film Studies Conference 
2, 3 and 4 of June of 2021, University of Coimbra (Online)

Deadline: 15th of March of 2021

Keynote Speaker: Irene Depetris Chauvin (University of Buenos Aires)

Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA) Conference CFP: African American Literature (Nov. 11-14 2021)

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Thursday, January 28, 2021 - 11:20am
Martin Japtok, Palomar College
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, April 15, 2021

PAMLA 2021 LAS VEGAS: "CITY OF GOD, CITY OF DESTRUCTION" (Thursday, November 11 - Sunday, November 14, 2021 at Sahara Las Vegas Hotel, hosted by University of Nevada, Las Vegas)

Session: African American Literature

Contacts: Martin Japtok, Palomar College (mjaptok@palomar.edu)

Description: The African American session is open to all papers that explore some aspect of African American culture, but we are particularly interested in papers attuned to some facet of the conference theme, "City of God, City of Destruction.

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Postponed Conference: 118th Annual PAMLA Conference in Las Vegas, NV: "City of God, City of Destruction" 2021

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Tuesday, January 26, 2021 - 6:02am
David John Boyd, Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 31, 2021

Postponed Deadline Announcement: Virtual Conference Option Open
PAMLA 2021 LAS VEGAS: "CITY OF GOD, CITY OF DESTRUCTION" (Thursday, November 11 - Sunday, November 14, 2021 at Sahara Las Vegas Hotel, hosted by University of Nevada, Las Vegas)

Please propose your special sessions to pamla.ballastacademic.com by February 15, 2021. Please take a look at the bottom of this page* for a list of General/Standing Sessions, and be sure your special session proposal does not replicate the topics of PAMLA's General/Standing Sessions.

Postponed Conference: 118th Annual PAMLA Conference in Las Vegas, NV: "City of God, City of Destruction" Special Session CFP

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Tuesday, January 26, 2021 - 6:02am
David John Boyd, Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, February 15, 2021

CALL FOR SPECIAL SESSIONS - POSTPONED EXTENDED DEADLINE: Virtual Conference Option Open!

Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA) Conference

In order to protect our members during the current pandemic, the PAMLA Board has voted to postpone the PAMLA conference until the fall of 2021. As a result, we will be putting offering a virtual option to our 2021 Las Vegas conference! Should you have any questions, feel free to call or email PAMLA Executive Director Craig Svonkin: 626-354-7526 or director@pamla.org.

PAMLA Needs You! Please consider joining PAMLA for the 2021 year to receive our journal and support PAMLA in these difficult times.

Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA) Conference CFP: Drama and Society (Nov. 11-14 2021)

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Friday, January 22, 2021 - 1:58pm
Kimberly Jew, University of Utah
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, April 15, 2021

 

PAMLA 2021 LAS VEGAS: "CITY OF GOD, CITY OF DESTRUCTION" (Thursday, November 11 - Sunday, November 14, 2021 at Sahara Las Vegas Hotel, hosted by University of Nevada, Las Vegas)

 

Session: Drama and Society

Contacts: Kimberly Jew, University of Utah (kimberly.jew@utah.edu) & Judith Saunders (judith.saunders1@gmail.com)

International Rhetoric Workshop 2018-Call for submissions

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Thursday, January 21, 2021 - 11:44am
The International Rhetoric Workshop
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 15, 2017

 We invite international PhD students and emerging scholars to come together to consider the myriad ways that our contemporary and established traditions of rhetorical theory and criticism inform global flows of meaning-making. This year’s theme, “Rhetorical Cultures: Mapping Global Publics and the Crossroads of Democracy,” encourages broad-based reflection, inquiry, and collaboration, taking stock of the emergent rhetorical practices that shape and undergird the political world today in all of its contingency and heterogeneity.

Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA) Conference CFP: November 2021 (in Las Vegas or Online)

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Thursday, January 21, 2021 - 10:51am
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA)
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, April 15, 2021

PAMLA is officially kicking off its annual call for papers, with abstracts due by April 15.

This November, we will be offering both in-person (in Las Vegas, NV) and virtual sessions, which you can search for today, alongside important deadlines, membership details and conference fees.

Infernal Cities

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Wednesday, January 20, 2021 - 6:21pm
Stanley Szczesny
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, April 15, 2021

This is a session for PAMLA 2021 in Las Vegas.

Galvanizing Dance Studies Building Anti-Racist Praxis, Transformative Connections, and Movement(s) of Radical Care

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Tuesday, January 19, 2021 - 3:23pm
Dance Studies Association
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, February 15, 2021

Galvanizing Dance Studies Building Anti-Racist Praxis, Transformative Connections, and Movement(s) of Radical Care

Dance Studies Association,October 14-17, 2021

Rutgers University/Hyatt Regency, New Brunswick New Jersey

Adanna Jones and Jeff Friedman, program co-chairs Julia M. Ritter, local arrangements chair

Shakespeare and Music Seminar

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Tuesday, January 19, 2021 - 10:49am
European Shakespeare Research Association
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, February 1, 2021

European Shakespeare Research Association – Virtual International Conference

Athens, Greece, 3-6 June 2021

https://esra2021.gr/

 

Shakespeare and Music: “Where should this music be? I’ th’ air or th’ earth?”

Supported by the RMA Shakespeare and Music Study Group

 

Michelle Assay1, Alina Bottez2, David Fanning3

1University of Huddersfield, United Kingdom; 2University of Bucharest, Romania; 3University of Manchester, United Kingdom

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Tuesday, January 19, 2021 - 10:49am
Glassdoor
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 31, 2021

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ACLA Undergraduate Seminar: “Thinking Race in a Comparative Perspective”

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Tuesday, January 19, 2021 - 10:19am
American Comparative Literature Association annual conference, April 8-11, 2021
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, February 12, 2021

2021 American Comparative Literature Association annual conference

April 8-11, 2021 (via Zoom)

 

CALL FOR PAPERS

Undergraduate Seminar: “Thinking Race in a Comparative Perspective”

 

The American Comparative Literature Association (www.acla.org) invites undergraduate students to participate in the Undergraduate Seminar at the American Comparative Literature Association annual conference, which will take place virtually, April 8-11, 2021.

 

CFP: DHSI 2021 – Online Edition Conference & Colloquium

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Tuesday, January 19, 2021 - 10:14am
Digital Humanities Summer Institute (DHSI) Conference & Colloquium
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, February 25, 2021

DHSI 2021 – Online Edition Conference & Colloquium

Call for Papers                        

Proposals are now being accepted for presentations at the DHSI Conference & Colloquium, a virtual event to be held in June 2021 alongside other events at the Digital Humanities Summer Institute – Online Edition. The DHSI Conference & Colloquium offers an opportunity to present research and projects within an engaging, collegial atmosphere.

PAMLA Session: Jewish Literature and Culture

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Tuesday, January 19, 2021 - 10:09am
Jana Schmidt/PAMLA
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, April 15, 2021

You are invited to submit a paper to the "Jewish Literature and Culture" Session at the Annual Conference of the Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA) to be held 11-14 November 2021 in Las Vegas.  Jewish Literature and Culture: The Call of Memory Contemporary Jewish writers and thinkers have frequently reacted to the emergence of the Holocaust as a cultural and human rights paradigm by refracting memory toward forgotten genocides, repressed histories, and overlooked parallels with colonial and imperialist projects. The formation of comparative, multidirectional, and “concentrationary” memory studies owes much to writers like Edgar Hildenrath, Imre Kertész, Ruth Klüger, Jorge Semprún, or Patrick Modiano.

The 29th Annual Conference of the EALA, Taiwan (Deadline extended to January 31, 2021)

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Tuesday, January 19, 2021 - 10:09am
English and American Literature Association, Taiwan
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 31, 2021

The 29thAnnual Conference of the English and American Literature Association

 

Theme: The Immaterial

 

Conference Organizers: ROC English and American Literature Association (EALA, Taiwan) and National Taiwan Normal University, Taiwan

Date: October 30, 2021

Venue: National Taiwan Normal University (Main Campus), Taipei, Taiwan

 

Call for Papers

“Making and Unmaking Southeast Asian Spaces” - 2nd Annual SEASGRAD Student Conference

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Tuesday, January 19, 2021 - 10:09am
Southeast Asian Studies Graduate Student Association (SEASGRAD), UCR
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, February 15, 2021

“Making and Unmaking Southeast Asian Spaces”
2nd Annual SEASGRAD Student Conference

 

Theme: “Making and Unmaking Southeast Asian Spaces”

Deadline for submissions: February 15, 2021

Notification of acceptance: March 14, 2021

Name of organization: University of California, Riverside, SEASGRAD

Contact email: seasgradspaces@gmail.com

Conference dates: May 14, 2021

Location: Zoom

Persian-Arabic Poetics in the Context of Indian Poetics: Readings, Recoveries and Re-orientations in South Asian Literatures

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Sunday, January 17, 2021 - 7:18am
Comparative Literature Association of India
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, February 6, 2021

The comparative approach acknowledges the co-existence of diverse entities in our world and takes for its province the understanding of multiple relations between these entities, and the cultures of which they are constituents. Comparative practice demands that difference be respected paving the way for mutuality and understanding. This approach is particularly  fruitful in the study of the arts and their nesting cultures in the Asian subcontinent.

26th Annual Dickens Society Symposium

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Wednesday, January 13, 2021 - 6:46pm
The Dickens Society
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 31, 2021

The Charles Dickens Society is pleased to announce an extended deadline for abstracts for the 2021 Symposium, which will take place online from July 12-14, 2021. As you may know, we only recently decided to convert the 2021 Symposium to an online meeting. One terrific side effect is that, since no one needs to make plans for travel, we can extend the deadline and get acceptances out a little later. The new deadline is therefore Sunday, January 31, 2021. To have your work considered, please submit an abstract of no more than 300 words to Sean Grass at scggsl@rit.edu.

"Uses of Literature" Final Conference

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Wednesday, January 13, 2021 - 11:45am
Uses of Literature, University of Southern Denmark
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, May 1, 2021

“USES OF LITERATURE” FINAL CONFERENCE

November 3-5 2021

 

The “Uses of Literature” research group at the University of Southern Denmark will hold an on-line conference on November 3-5 2021 to mark the conclusion of the Niels Bohr Professorship held by Rita Felski. Confirmed keynote speakers include Rita Charon (Columbia), Sean Latham (Tulsa), Heather Love (University of Pennsylvania), and Toril Moi (Duke). We welcome twenty-minute papers that speak to the group’s main research interests.

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Public History Summer School

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Wednesday, January 13, 2021 - 3:36am
University of Wrocław, Poland
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, April 11, 2021

The Institute of History of the University of Wrocław, Poland (IH UWr), Zajezdnia (Depot) History Centre, and the International Federation for Public History invite students, PhD candidates and practitioners to share their research in the framework of the fourth Public History Summer School to be held online, 7-11 June 2021.

Shakespeare and the Closure of Theatres

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Tuesday, January 12, 2021 - 11:23am
Gabriel Egan / De Montfort University
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 22, 2021

A one-day international online conference on 22 April 2021

The English Research Institute at De Montfort University in Leicester, England, is running a one-day international conference to reflect on closure of theatres in Shakespeare's time and our own.

It is well known that the theatres of Shakespeare's time repeatedly had to close as part of sensible precautions against the spread of the most serious communicable disease of the day: the plague. To stop the disease spreading, early moderns had to practise social distancing; without it a playgoer might bring home from the theatre more than just new ideas and ways of speaking.

Humanitarian Organizations: (Hi)Stories, Impact and Challenges

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Tuesday, January 12, 2021 - 11:23am
GIRES-Global Institute for Research Education & Scholarship
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, February 5, 2021

Humanitarian Organizations: (Hi)Stories, Impact and Challenges
International Conference

(Zoom sessions:2 days-Virtual platform:5 days)
(Due to high volume of submissions we added an extra Zoom day)

Thematic Approach

GIRES, the Global Institute for Research, Education & Scholarship creates a welcoming space for discussion and exploration of the rich history of the humanitarian organizations and their work during times of distress. 

CFP Conference for Graduate Students “There is No Us without You”: Postcolonial, Feminist, and (Post-)Marxist Perspectives on the Other in Asia

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Tuesday, January 12, 2021 - 11:17am
Situations: Cultural Studies in the Asian Context
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 31, 2021

Call for Papers:

 Situations Conference for Graduate Students

  

“There is No Us without You”: Postcolonial, Feminist, and (Post-)Marxist

Perspectives on the Other in Asia

 

Date: Monday, February 8, 2021

Venue: Online Zoom

Handmaidens of the Patriarchy: Anti-Feminist Complicity across Cultures

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Tuesday, January 12, 2021 - 11:09am
Modern Language Association Convention
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, March 1, 2021

Handmaidens of the Patriarchy: Anti-Feminist Complicity across Cultures (sponsored by the Coalition of Women in German)

Modern Language Association Convention, January 6–9, 2022 Washington, DC

“Ordinary, said Aunt Lydia, is what you are used to. This may not seem ordinary to you now, but after a time it will. It will become ordinary.” -Margaret Atwood, The Handmaid’s Tale (p. 34)

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