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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.

Crisis in Contemporary British Fiction (edited volume)

updated: 
Friday, April 22, 2022 - 9:03am
Anastasia Logotheti
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, June 30, 2022

This collection of critical essays explores how contemporary British authors engage with the theme of crisis in their fiction (as apparent in novels and short stories by Julian Barnes, A S Byatt, Graham Swift, Hilary Mantel, Zadie Smith, Pat Barker, Martin Amis, among others.)

‘Crisis’ can be investigated not only as informing any aspect of fiction involving sociopolitical and cultural systems, but also as a mode of challenge to established power structures and modes of representationacross narrative traditions.

Submissions should focus on one or more of the aforementioned major contemporary British authors (though you are welcome to propose additional British authors who explore the theme of crisis).

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.

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.

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

 


 

 

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.

Call for Chapters Researching the Influence of Feminist Film Theory on Films and TV Series of the 21st Century

updated: 
Wednesday, April 20, 2022 - 2:15pm
Cristelle Maury
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, May 15, 2022

 

Call for chapters

Researching the Influence of Feminist Film Theory

on 21st Century Films and TV Series

               

 

A growing number of scholars have acknowledged how the works of feminist scholars and feminist film scholars have influenced filmmakers and screenwriters (Radner and Stringer 2011; Roche 2014 and 2018; Maury and Roche 2020). The objective of this collected volume is to pursue inquiry of cross-fertilization between (intersectional) feminist (film) theory and films and TV series,           produced in the English-speaking world of the 21st century.

Moving Words: Multimodal and Digital Creative Writing Pedagogies

updated: 
Wednesday, April 20, 2022 - 2:15pm
Drs. Sara K. Howe & Kristina Wright/Southern New Hampshire University
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, May 8, 2022

CALL FOR CHAPTER PROPOSALS
Moving Words: Multimodal and Digital Creative Writing Pedagogies 

We seek 350-word abstracts for approximately 5,000-word chapters for an edited book collection that explores the impact(s) of multimodal and digital media on the teaching of creative writing.

Rationale:

Constructed Languages and Power in Science Fiction and Fantasy

updated: 
Wednesday, April 20, 2022 - 2:15pm
Matt Barton
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, May 15, 2022

We invite essays for a collected edition that investigates constructed languages in the contexts and functions of socio-political power within the broad category of science fiction, speculative, and fantasy encompassing film, tv, games, comics, songs, poems, and other media.

Please send queries and 350-500 word proposals to conlangpowerbook@gmail.com by May 15, 2022. Contributors will be notified before the end of June. We will begin evaluating the 5000-7500-word essays on November 15, 2022.

Possible topics might include constructed languages, power, and

  • Race, gender, sexuality, ability, or gender identity

Iowa Journal of Cultural Studies Call for Book Reviews

updated: 
Wednesday, April 20, 2022 - 2:13pm
Iowa Journal of Cultural Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, April 29, 2022

The Iowa Journal of Cultural Studies is a fully open access peer-reviewed publication edited by graduate students at The University of Iowa that mixes traditional approaches and contemporary interventions in the interdisciplinary humanities and interpretive social sciences. This year’s issue will explore the boundaries that can challenge and facilitate interdisciplinary scholarship through an inquiry into margins, marginalia, and the marginalized. 

Translation and Literature Graduate Journal

updated: 
Wednesday, April 20, 2022 - 2:13pm
Living in Languages Journal @ State University of New York, UAlbany
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, May 30, 2022

 

Living in Languages

              traversing borders, disciplines, and mediums.

Inviting Submission to Living in Languages Journal

Dear Participants,

“Looking Backward – Looking Forward”

updated: 
Tuesday, April 19, 2022 - 11:26am
Arc: Journal of the School of Religious Studies at McGill University
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, August 31, 2022

Call for Papers: “Looking Backward – Looking Forward”

 

The editors of Arc: Journal of the School of Religious Studies are pleased to announce a call for papers and book reviews for our forthcoming volume (Vol. 50). As the 50th anniversary of the journal presents a unique opportunity to think both retrospectively and prospectively, Arc is asking for submissions that engage with the theme of looking backward – looking forward.  

 

American Literary Archives and Bibliography

updated: 
Monday, April 18, 2022 - 11:25am
RALS (Penn State)
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, June 1, 2021

Resources for American Literary Study, a journal of archival and bibliographical scholarship in American literature, invites submissions for our upcoming 2022 issue. Covering all periods of American literature, RALS welcomes both traditional and digital approaches to archival and bibliographical analysis. 

Founded in 1971, RALS remains the only major scholarly periodical of its kind. Each issue includes, in addition to archival and bibliographical research, related book reviews and a unique “Prospects” essay that identifies new directions in the study of major authors. Our editorial board consists of leading scholars from an array of fields and subfields in American literary study.

Extended Deadline! African and Afro-Diasporic Peoples and Influences in British Literature and Culture before the Industrial Revolution

updated: 
Monday, April 18, 2022 - 10:51am
Jonathan Elmore Savannah State University
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, May 27, 2022

For far too long the story of British history and culture (of Western history generally) has presented the presence of Africans within Britain as a product of the Atlantic slave trade. Not only is this figuring of Africans as first arriving in the British Isles as enslaved people simply inaccurate as a matter of historical fact, it carries deeply troubling and problematic categorical and ontological implications through casting the very identity of Africans and their descendants first and foremost as enslaved people in the historical imagination. 

Fantasy Literature: A Companion [UPDATE]

updated: 
Saturday, April 16, 2022 - 9:01pm
Editor Dr. Charul ("Chuckie") Palmer-Patel
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, October 1, 2022

While fantasy fiction has become incredibly popular and prolific in these last few decades, the appeal of fantastical literature dates back to antiquity, as mythologies, legends, and encounters with the supernatural have formed a large part of narrative traditions in every culture and language. This companion seeks to update and address underexamined areas of fantasy fiction, with the chief aim to provide a global introduction to English-language and English-translation fantasy fiction. This collection will focus on the contemporary written word (narrative prose) produced in late 20th and early 21st century.

Deadline Extended for Asexualities: Feminist and Queer Perspectives Anniversary Edition

updated: 
Friday, April 15, 2022 - 10:35pm
KJ Cerankowski and Megan Milks
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, April 30, 2022

Seeking abstract proposals for new chapters

 

Asexualities: Feminist and Queer Perspectives

Revised and Expanded 10-Year Anniversary Edition (2024 Publication with Routledge)

 

Since Asexualities: Feminist and Queer Perspectives was published in 2014, we have seen exponential growth in scholarship on asexuality as well as more widespread recognition of asexuality in socio-political life, including increased asexual representation in art and media, a surge in people identifying as asexual and aromantic, and a greater presence of asexuality in the public lexicon. 

 

Children in Politics and Public Life

updated: 
Thursday, April 14, 2022 - 12:52pm
JOCPC: Journal of Children in Popular Culture
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, July 15, 2022

JOCPC is now accepting article submissions for the Fall 2022 issue focusing on children in the political sphere. We have kept the theme open-ended and invite works across a wide range of disciplines where researchers are addressing the presence and/or representation of children occupying roles of leadership, activism, and advocacy. This may also include an investigation of the ways children and childhood is variously arrogated.

 

Administory Vol. 8 - Administrative Cultures and their Aesthetics

updated: 
Thursday, April 14, 2022 - 9:07am
Administory
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, May 31, 2022

This special issue of Administory focuses on the relationship between different traditions of literature or art, on the one hand, and of state administration, on the other. By highlighting the "story" in Administory, it seeks to unpack aesthetic configurations manifest in literary and artistic works engaging with bureaucratic topics and spaces, set in (or against) a variety of historical backgrounds. Drawing on literature, but also on film or other arts to highlight different administrative cultural contexts and then contrasting them in their specificity is the goal of the edition.

War and Representation in India

updated: 
Tuesday, April 12, 2022 - 3:06pm
University of Delhi/ Revue Lisa Special Issue
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, June 15, 2022

Call for journal articles/ Concept note for 

War and Representation in India

Special Issue, Revue Lisa

 

P-Queue Volume 19

updated: 
Tuesday, April 12, 2022 - 1:50pm
Dana Venerable and Zack Brown
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, May 1, 2022

Attention Artists and Writers:

 

We’re writing to invite you to contribute to the 19th volume of the literary journal P-QUEUE, which will be released this Summer 2022. 

Our theme we've chosen is "Site / Cite." Feel free to interpret this theme in any way useful to you. 

Nation, Narration, and Nationalism in Indian Popular Bollywood Movies

updated: 
Tuesday, April 12, 2022 - 1:49pm
National Identities (Taylor and Francis, Routledge)
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, July 31, 2022

Submit a Manuscript to the Journal National Identities (Taylor and Francis, Routledge) 

For a Special Issue on Nation, Narration, and Nationalism in Indian Popular Bollywood Movies

 

Special Issue Editor(s)

Pippa CatterallUniversity of Westminster, UK
P.Catterall@westminster.ac.uk

Goutam KarmakarBarabazar BTM College, SKB University, India
goutamkrmkr@gmail.com

 

Margins, Marginalia, Marginalized

updated: 
Tuesday, April 12, 2022 - 1:49pm
Iowa Journal of Cultural Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, April 22, 2022

The Iowa Journal of Cultural Studies is a fully open access peer-reviewed publication edited by graduate students at The University of Iowa that mixes traditional approaches and contemporary interventions in the interdisciplinary humanities and interpretive social sciences. This year’s issue will explore the boundaries that can challenge and facilitate interdisciplinary scholarship through an inquiry into margins, marginalia, and the marginalized. 

Reliving Orature: Orality in the Age of Post-Literature (Special Issue of the "Journal of Comparative Literature and Aesthetics")

updated: 
Tuesday, April 12, 2022 - 1:49pm
Journal of Comparative Literature and Aesthetics (JCLA)
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, July 31, 2022

Reliving Orature: Orality in the Age of Post-Literature

(Special Issue of the "Journal of Comparative Literature and Aesthetics")

Guest Editors: Mukulika Dattagupta (Adamas University, Calcutta, India) and Gourab Chatterjee (KIIT University, Bhubaneswar, India)

Concept Note

Las Vanguardistas: Women and the Avant-Garde in Ibero-America and the Caribbean

updated: 
Tuesday, April 12, 2022 - 1:48pm
Christina Bezari (Ghent University)
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, October 30, 2022

The Journal of Avant-Garde Studies (JAGS) and its guest editors invite submissions for the special issue “Las Vanguardistas: Women and the Avant-Garde in Ibero-America and the Caribbean”. By proposing this special issue, we aim to foster a global understanding of avant-garde movements and highlight the key role of Ibero-American and Caribbean women in the avant-garde scene from the 1910s to the present day. The geographical scope of this special issue includes Spain and Portugal as well as all Hispanic American countries in North, Central, and South America plus the Hispanophone Caribbean.

We welcome academic articles that focus on, but are not limited to, the following topics:

Alternative Print Technologies and Revolution

updated: 
Tuesday, April 12, 2022 - 1:04pm
AMODERN
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, May 15, 2022

Amodern 12: Alternative Print Technologies and Revolution

Edited by Thomas S. Mullaney and Andrew Amstutz

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