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Dancing Resilience: Dance Studies and Activism in a Global Age

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Wednesday, January 5, 2022 - 11:37am
Dance Studies Association
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, February 15, 2022

Vancouver, located on the unceded territories of the Musqueam, Squamish, and Tsleil-Waututh Nations, has long been a site of occupation, exchange, defiance and resilience. From time immemorial, it has been a location of trade and traversal across coastal Indigenous communities of the Pacific and, in more recent centuries, a place where other diverse cultures from across the world have also negotiated relation across colonial pathways and settlements. Vancouver is a site of multiple Nation to Nation relationships. It is a site of resistance as well as capitulation to uneven development, neoliberal markets, colonial laws, and to exclusion – situations exacerbated by the recent pandemic.

[ONLINE] * International Conference for Postgraduates in French and Francophone Studies* Images: Past and Present

updated: 
Wednesday, January 5, 2022 - 11:36am
Association for the Study of Modern and Contemporary France and The Society for the Study of French History
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 31, 2022

ASMCF-SSFH Postgraduate Study Day 2022

Call for papers - Images: Past & Present 

 

A virtual study day to be held on 23 April 2022

 

Keynote: To Be Confirmed

 

What happens when the images come into the world? With or without its consent, civil society has been constantly imaged, recorded, documented, archived and exhibited. This omnipresence of images created, circulated, and displayed merits an analysis of the multiplicity of its forms and its roots.

 

Religion, Faith and the Fantastic

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Wednesday, January 5, 2022 - 11:29am
Inklings Gesellschaft für Literatur und Ästhetik e.V.
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 31, 2022

Often drawing from religious mythology, fantastic literature has been intricately linked to religious themes since before the mid-twentieth century, when Lewis wrote The Chronicles of Narnia, a religious allegory (although he insisted that it was not), and Tolkien formulated his understanding of fantasy as a sub-creation. In His Dark Materials (1995-2000), Philip Pullman creates a New Eve and imagines a frail deity no longer in control. A myriad of fantastic fiction — such as Terry Pratchett's Hogfather (1996) and Neil Gaiman's American Gods (2001) — also looks at the displacement or immigration of old gods as well as the creation of new ones.

Words, Music and Propaganda

updated: 
Wednesday, January 5, 2022 - 11:27am
Faculty of Arts, University of Maribor
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, May 1, 2022

Words, Music and Propaganda

September 15-17, 2022

Faculty of Arts/Faculty of Education

University of Maribor

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2000 Maribor

The fifth Words and Music conference organized by the English Department of the Faculty of Arts and the Music Department of the Faculty of Education at the University of Maribor will explore the relation between words, music and propaganda, and the place of that relation in history and in modern contemporary culture.

Online Workshop "The Decaying Female Body in Horror Cinema"

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Wednesday, January 5, 2022 - 11:17am
London Centre for Interdisciplinary Research
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, February 1, 2022

The horror genre in film follows from the literary tradition established by Edgar Allan Poe, Bram Stoker and Mary Shelley, eliciting physiological and psychological reactions through suspense, gore, the macabre and the supernatural. Horror films transfix and terrify audiences in equal measure, unfailingly achieving suspension of disbelief because fear is a universal emotion. The position occupied by female characters in horror cinema is often ambivalent, ranging from victims of violence to perpetrators of dread. Relying in part on Julia Kristeva's theory of abjection, we will investigate representations of decaying female bodies in cinema. Kristeva defines horror as a breakdown in meaning caused by the loss of boundaries between self and other.

Hopkins, Voice, and Echo

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Wednesday, January 5, 2022 - 11:15am
International Hopkins Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, February 28, 2022

Conference dates: 23 and 24 September 2022; to be held online via Zoom

Hopkins, Voice, and Echo

updated: 
Wednesday, January 5, 2022 - 11:04am
International Hopkins Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, February 28, 2022

Conference dates: 23 and 24 September 2022; to be held online via Zoom

Crones, Crime, and the Gothic

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Wednesday, January 5, 2022 - 11:02am
Falmouth University
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, April 1, 2022

 

Crones, Crime, and the Gothic

In-person Conference

Falmouth University UK, 10-11 June 2022

 

Older women have traditionally been portrayed negatively in folklore, fairy tales, literature and film, for example. Images of witches, evil stepmothers, shrivelled, bitter 'spinsters', and vindictive, bullying women abusing positions of power are rife in Western culture. Yet,

perhaps things are changing. A new emphasis on the need to discuss and understand the

menopause seems to be at the heart of this. This conference examines historical

(ACLA 2022) The Elemental and The Formless

updated: 
Monday, January 3, 2022 - 11:47am
Oliver Aas (Cornell University)
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, January 15, 2022

This seminar departs from the idea that we need a clearer understanding of elemental forms—traditional and non-traditional—that are in different stages of becoming formless (loss, disappearance, transmutation etc.). On the one hand, we build up on the critical genealogy of the formless (l’informe), a concept once popularized by Bataille in the surrealist journal Documents (1929-30) and later taken up by Bataille’s readers, most famously by Rosalind Krauss & Yves-Alain Bois (1997) and Georges Didi-Huberman (1995). While, on the other hand, we also welcome proposals that conceptualize the formless through different disciplinary vantage points and bring it to bear on the question of elemental forms.

ACLA 2022: Queer Asia in Crisis

updated: 
Sunday, January 2, 2022 - 10:30pm
Miguel Antonio Lizada
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, January 15, 2022

American Comparative Literature Association 2022 Annual Meeting

National Taiwan Normal University

June 15-18

 

Queer Asia in Crisis

**New Deadline** HYBRID CONFERENCE: Planetary Drifts—Methodology, Technology, and the Creative Imagination in the Age of Planetary Transformation

updated: 
Tuesday, December 28, 2021 - 1:42pm
Research Center for Planetary Literary and Cultural Studies, Université de Montréal
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 31, 2021

Call for Papers

International Conference

Université de Montréal/ Research Center for Planetary Literary and Cultural Studies (CELCP)

April 21-23, 2022  

Planetary Drifts—Methodology, Technology, and the Creative Imagination in the Age of Planetary Transformation

Organizing Committee : Heike Härting, Simon Harel, Monica Popescu, Imen Boughattas

Call for Panelists: Narrating Terror: Boko Haram Terrorism in Literature, Film, and Media

updated: 
Wednesday, December 22, 2021 - 12:40pm
Chijioke K Onah/2022 Lagos Studies Association Annual Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, January 1, 2022

There is a burgeoning of academic literature on Boko Haram since the inception of the group in 2009. Many of these studies have taken on a social science analytical perspective to understand “the why” of Boko Haram terrorism. Building on these studies, this panel takes a more humanistic and cultural studies approach to the study of Boko Haram terrorism in Nigeria. Focusing on the ‘experiential truth’ that emerges in the narratives of Boko Haram terrorism in a wide range of media and genres, the panel is interested in understanding Boko Haram terrorism as a lived experience.

Feeling, Form, Mind: A Conference on the Thought of Susanne K. Langer

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Monday, December 20, 2021 - 5:03am
Max Planck Institute for Empirical Aesthetics
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, February 6, 2022

Feeling, Form, Mind: A Conference on the Thought of Susanne K. Langer

An interdisciplinary conference by the Susanne K. Langer Circle in cooperation with the Max Planck Institute for Empirical Aesthetics, Frankfurt am Main, Germany

June 22–24, 2022

Susanne K. Langer (*1895; † 1985) is widely known for her contributions to a variety of fields ranging from the philosophy of art to mathematical logic. Her thought continues to be felt across diverse traditions, in theory as well as in artistic practice. 

Humanitarian Aid:(Hi)Stories, Impact and Challenges

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Thursday, December 16, 2021 - 5:13am
GIRES-Global Institute for Research Education & Scholarship
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 10, 2022

Humanitarian Aid:(Hi)Stories, Impact and ChallengesInternational Conference29-30 January 2022
( Zoom sessions:2 days-Virtual platform:5 days) 

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. 

The 9th Asian-Pacific Forum on Translation and Intercultural Studies

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Thursday, December 16, 2021 - 5:13am
Wake Forest University
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 31, 2022

FORUM GOALS
The fourth industrial revolution is quickly changing communication patterns, global trade policies, political alliances and people’s lifestyles. Consequently, it is becoming more important than ever to promote broader mutual understanding among people from different cultures through translation, interpreting and other channels of intercultural communication.

International symposium "Freak accidents : on the improbable and monstrous accident in cinema"

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Monday, December 13, 2021 - 8:07pm
University of Caen Normandie - école supérieure d'arts et médias Caen/Cherbourg
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 24, 2022

Call for papers for the international symposium

“Freak accidents”

On the improbable and monstrous accident in cinema

University of Caen Normandie, école supérieure d’arts et médias de Caen/Cherbourg

The 6th and 7th of April 2022

Under the direction of:

Alexis Guillier (artist and PhD student in the RADIAN program, ComUE Normandie)

Philippe Ortoli (film study professor, University of Caen - LASLAR)

Modernism and its Afterlives: Debates, Discourse, Departures

updated: 
Monday, December 13, 2021 - 8:07pm
Dept. of English, Utkal University, Bhubaneswar, Odisha, India
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 2, 2022

The year 2022 will mark one hundred years of the publication of two of the greatest texts of English literature, T. S. Eliot’s The Waste Land and James Joyce’s Ulysses. The P.G. Department of English, Utkal University is especially keen to seize the moment by celebrating this centenary event in the form of a two-day national conference. The conference will explore modernism and its afterlives by moving into the thick of the debates, discourses, and departures it has spawned.

The Chesapeake Digital Humanities Consortium Third Annual Conference--Digital Pandemic Studies: Public Health and Structural Oppressions

updated: 
Monday, December 13, 2021 - 8:02pm
The Chesapeake Digital Humanities Consortium
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 31, 2021

The Chesapeake Digital Humanities Consortium (CDHC) invites submissions for its third annual conference: Digital Pandemic Studies: Public Health and Structural Oppressions In the early 2020s we as citizens of the world find ourselves grappling with two pandemics - COVID-19 and its long tail, race and structural oppressions in public life, and all the places where these two intersect. With this in mind, the Chesapeake Digital Humanities Conference invites proposals for papers to be presented at the 2022 CDHC on any topic related to the COVID-19 pandemic and/or structural oppressions in public life, and in particular where the two intersect.

Picturing the Perpetrator in Comics and Graphic Narratives (Workshop)

updated: 
Monday, December 13, 2021 - 7:35pm
Dragoș Manea / University of Bucharest
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, May 7, 2022

The Center for American Studies at the University of Bucharest

invites proposals for their workshop on the topic

 

Picturing the Perpetrator in Comics and Graphic Narratives

 

to be held online

on May 7 2022

 

2022 AAS Annual Conference - Update

updated: 
Monday, December 13, 2021 - 10:56am
CEAUL-ULisbon/Association of Adaptation Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, December 22, 2021

(In)Visible Adaptation: Diversity and Inclusion

Association of Adaptation Studies Conference

23-24 June 2022, School of Arts and Humanities, University of Lisbon, Portugal

As concerns related to diversity and inclusion storm our world, rightfully emerging in
contexts as diverse as policy making and media content production, for the 2022
edition of the Association for Adaptation Studies Conference we intend to question
how these trends present new challenges for Adaptation Studies, both in practical and
theoretical terms.

Below is a non-exhaustive list of suggested areas for the submission of abstracts:

Thanatic Ethics: The Circulation of Bodies in Migratory Spaces - Workshop #2

updated: 
Sunday, December 12, 2021 - 7:58pm
The Centre for Popular Culture in the Humanities (The Education University of Hong Kong), EMMA (University Paul-Valéry Montpellier 3) and La Maison Française d’Oxford
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, June 15, 2021

A partnership between The Centre for Popular Culture in the Humanities (The Education University of Hong Kong), EMMA (University Paul-Valéry Montpellier 3)

and La Maison Française d’Oxford

 

Venue: University Paul Valery Montpellier 3, France

Dates: September 29 to October 2, 2021

Language: English

Deadline for submitting proposals: 15 June 2021

Notification of acceptance: 15 July 2021

 

Project co-convenors:

[CFP] Bodies on the Edge: Life and Death in Migration

updated: 
Sunday, December 12, 2021 - 7:57pm
The Centre for Popular Culture in the Humanities (The Education University of Hong Kong), EMMA (University Paul-Valéry Montpellier 3) and La Maison Française d’Oxford
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, December 15, 2021

Thanatic Ethics: The Circulation of Bodies in Migratory Spaces

International Conference:

Bodies on the Edge: Life and Death in Migration.

 

Venue: Maison Française of Oxford, Oxford, UK

Dates: April 28 to 30, 2022

Language: English

Deadline for submitting proposals: 15 December 2021

Notification of acceptance: 15 January 2022

In Search of Epistemic Justice: A Tentative Cartography

updated: 
Thursday, December 9, 2021 - 3:54pm
In Search of Epistemic Justice International Seminar
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 31, 2021

IN SEARCH OF EPISTEMIC JUSTICE: A TENTATIVE CARTOGRAPHY

Call for Applications

This seminar aims to explore epistemic inequality and epistemic injustice in a variety of cultural, historical and geopolitical contexts, as well as within the academy. When discussing epistemic inequality or injustice we refer to the marginalization and de-legitimation of ways of knowing and methods of knowledge production and dissemination that stem from non-dominant cultural locations, identities and positionalities.

“Beating My Head Against the Wall “: Legitimacy, Authority, and the Canon in American Music and Dance (19th-21st Centuries)

updated: 
Thursday, December 9, 2021 - 11:28am
AFEA
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, February 7, 2022

At first, America was convinced of its utter illegitimacy as a purveyor of “art” music. In the 19th century, as musical life developed in the United States, and while large American cities built concert halls to house their newly-formed symphony orchestras, the repertoire and the most popular artists remained overwhelmingly European: thus, the Swedish soprano Jenny Lind (1820-1887) – a friend of Felix Mendelssohn, a collaborator of Giuseppe Verdi, and a key figure of the Bach Renaissance – made a deep impression when she toured the country in 1852-2.

Update_TACMRS 2022 Call for Papers

updated: 
Thursday, December 9, 2021 - 11:27am
Taiwan Association of Classical, Medieval, and Renaissance Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 10, 2022

The Sixteenth International Conference of the Taiwan Association of Classical, Medieval and Renaissance Studies (TACMRS)

 

21–22 October 2022 Tamkang University New Taipei City, Taiwan

 

UPDATE: This conference will be a hybrid conference, with both in-person and virtual presentations.

 

Call for Papers

 

Engaging the Audience: From Antiquity to the Renaissance

 

 

The Shapes of Adaptation

updated: 
Wednesday, December 8, 2021 - 4:28pm
International Doctoral Conference in Linguistic, Philological, and Literary Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, February 15, 2022
  • Venue: Padua (Italy);
  • 5-6 May, 2022 (dual mode - in presence and online)

The International Doctoral Conference in Linguistic, Philological and Literary Studies of the University of Padua (Italy), now in its fourth edition, joins this year the rich range of different initiatives and projects aimed at celebrating the 800th anniversary of the foundation of the University of Padua. The aim of the Conference is to provide a fruitful opportunity for interdisciplinary exchange and discussion among young scholars on the themes of adaptation and non-adaptation.

‘Purity and Contamination in Victorian Popular Fiction and Culture’

updated: 
Wednesday, December 8, 2021 - 4:22pm
Victorian Popular Fiction Association
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, February 28, 2022

Victorian Popular Fiction Association’s 14th Annual Hybrid Conference

‘Purity and Contamination in Victorian Popular Fiction and Culture’

 

13th – 15th July, 2022

Loughborough University

Hosted in person and online with MS Teams

 

 Keynote 1: Claire O’Callaghan, ‘“A dangerous woman & of impure mind”: Queerness, Scandal and Fiction –The Curious Case of Emily Faithfull’

 Keynote 2: Andrew Smith, ‘Poisoned by Books: Reading and Writing in the fin-de-siécle Gothic’

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