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Portmanteau Woolf

updated: 
Saturday, December 4, 2021 - 1:54pm
Virginia Woolf Miscellany
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 31, 2022

CFP: Virginia Woolf Miscellany

Issue #99 Spring 2022 : DEADLINE EXTENDED

Submissions Due: January 31st 2022

Special Topic:

Portmanteau Woolf

Guest Editors: Valérie Favre and Shilo McGiff

 

A call for all readers, common and uncommon:

 

Religion, Spiritualism and Occultism in Irish Literature from the Nineteenth Century to the Present

updated: 
Friday, December 3, 2021 - 1:20pm
University of York/University of Tokyo
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, November 26, 2021

 

‘In 1900 he believed in fairies; that was bad enough; but in 1930 we are confronted with the pitiful, the deplorable spectacle of a grown man preoccupied with the mumbo-jumbo of magic and the nonsense of India’

 

                            W. H Auden’s ‘The Public versus the late Mr William Butler Yeats’, 1939

 

Memories of War in Other Worlds: Approaches to War Literature and Memories from the Global South

updated: 
Thursday, December 2, 2021 - 7:44am
American Comparative Literature Association
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, January 15, 2022

Memories of military conflicts from both combatants and non-combatants alike have been a key tool in analyzing the unique traumas and socio-cultural affects of modern warfare. Scholars such as Samuel Hynes and Paul Fussell have done seminal work in articulating theoretical approaches to understanding the memories of bearing witness to modern war. Yet, mainstream war literature largely recounts the white voices from the West.

ReFocus: A Series of Film/American Studies Anthologies

updated: 
Wednesday, December 1, 2021 - 3:36pm
Edinburgh University Press
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, November 29, 2024

In 2015, the University of Edinburgh Press launched a multivolume series of scholarly, refereed anthologies entitled ReFocus. Edited by Drs. Robert Singer (CUNY) Gary D. Rhodes (Oklahoma Baptist University), and Frances Smith (University of Sussex), each book focuses on a critically overlooked American film director who worked in the studio system, independent cinema, experimental filmmaking, or documentary tradition. Volumes published so far in this series include: Preston Sturges, Amy Heckerling, Delmer Daves, Kelly Reichardt, Elaine May, Spike Jonze, William Castle, Barbara Kopple, and Budd Boetticher, among others.

Serial Poems, the Long Song, and Epic Form in American Verse

updated: 
Wednesday, December 1, 2021 - 3:34pm
The Charles Olson Society
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 24, 2022

The Charles Olson Society will sponsor a panel at the upcoming American Literature Association Conference, to be held in Chicago, May 26-29, 2021. We are interested in abstracts that address themes, ideas, and theories related to American long poems. The form goes by many names: the serial poem, the long song, the epic, the life poem, or simply the long poem, but no matter the terminology that is applied to long poems, their abiding presence in the tradition of American poetry is clear.

"Grown Deep Like the Rivers": A CALS "Unprecedented" Webinar (12/3)

updated: 
Wednesday, December 1, 2021 - 8:48am
Center for American Literary Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 3, 2021

 

Penn State’s Center for American Literary Studies presents

 “Grown Deep Like the Rivers”:

The Black Lives Matter Movement(s) from Langston Hughes to the Present

 Friday, December 3, 2021, Noon–1:00 p.m. EST via Zoom

 Register here:

https://psu.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_fnHH104bQba8-jRByn0BsA

 

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email

containing information about joining the webinar.

Who Was that Masked Woman: Representations of Women Vigilantes and Outlaws in Popular Media from Reconstruction to the Great Depression

updated: 
Wednesday, December 1, 2021 - 7:38am
Gregory Bray and Andrew J. Ball/ Publisher Not Yet Attached
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, December 15, 2021

We invite chapter proposals for a collection of critical essays that examine how women vigilantes, anti-heroines and outlaws of this era were represented in movie serials, radio dramas, films, comics, and pulp fiction.  

As this will be a multidisciplinary collection, we encourage submissions from scholars in any of the numerous fields that examine the representation of women in American popular culture from 1865-1940. The call is open to a broad spectrum of methodological and critical approaches, and we invite submissions from seasoned as well as emerging scholars.  

ACLA 2022 Call for Papers: "Event, Nonevent, Unevent"

updated: 
Tuesday, November 30, 2021 - 7:47am
Gabriel Quigley
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, January 15, 2022

American Comparative Literature Association 2022 Annual Meeting

National Taiwan Normal University

June 15-18

 

Event, Nonevent, Unevent

*SUBMISSION DEADLINE EXTENDED TO JANUARY 15* 

Organizer:

Gabriel Quigley, New York University (gabriel.quigley@nyu.edu)

 

“the event...brings to pass ‘something other’ than the situation, opinions, instituted knowledges...a hazardous, unpredictable supplement, which vanishes as soon as it appears.” – Alain Badiou, Ethics

 

Arrested Mobilities: Stillness, Power and Modernity

updated: 
Monday, November 29, 2021 - 10:48pm
UC Berkeley 30th Annual Interdisciplinary German Studies Graduate Student Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, December 15, 2021

As early as the 1920’s, Robert Musil remarked on the enormous effort it takes to stand still in a world that demands constant motion. Reflecting on the zooming street he sees through his window,the protagonist of Der Mann ohne Eigenschaften comments:

“Könnte man die Sprünge der Aufmerksamkeit messen, die Leistungen der Augenmuskeln, die Pendelbewegungen der Seele und alle die Anstrengungen, die ein Mensch vollbringen muss, um sich im Fluß einer Straße aufrecht zu halten, es käme vermutlich… eine Größe heraus, mit der verglichen die Kraft, die Atlas braucht, um die Welt zu stemmen.”

World Literature and the Circulation of Art

updated: 
Monday, November 22, 2021 - 7:26pm
Compendium: Journal of Comparative Studies | Revista de Estudos Comparatistas
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, May 30, 2022

Call for Papers for Inaugural Issue

Compendium
Journal of Comparative Studies

Revista de Estudos Comparatistas

 University of Lisbon
School of Arts and Humanities
CEComp — Centre for Comparative Studies

 

"Only connect!" Delivery Systems in American Fiction - ALA 2022 Chicago

updated: 
Friday, November 19, 2021 - 10:46am
Jonathan Bayliss Society
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, January 25, 2022

E. M. Forster had something aesthetic in mind with that famous phrase, but it applies as well to more practical or material kinds of systems, networks, and patterns in American fiction, from the whaling industry in Moby-Dick (and the Pequod as metonym for that industry) to the various networks - transportation, financial, criminal, political, logistical, electronic - explored in the work of writers like Frank Norris, Philip K. Dick, Don DeLillo, Thomas Pynchon, William Vollmann, and Jonathan Bayliss.

Depicting Interiority - ALA 2022 Chicago

updated: 
Friday, November 19, 2021 - 10:46am
Jonathan Bayliss Society
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, January 25, 2022

The poet's lyric "I" is perhaps the locus classicus for depictions of interiority, or what it feels like to inhabit a particular psyche, to experience a particular consciousness, but this roundtable will examine such depictions in American fiction. Authors might include Jonathan Bayliss, Annie Dillard, Henry James, Jack Kerouac, Ralph Ellison, Kathy Acker, Henry Miller, William Faulkner, or others. 

The Jonathan Bayliss Society invites proposals of no more than 200 words, along with a brief bio, for consideration for a roundtable at the American Literature Association, May 26-29, 2022, Chicago. Please send proposals to Gary Grieve-Carlson at grieveca@lvc.edu by January 25, 2022.

Shakespeare's Odysseys

updated: 
Friday, November 19, 2021 - 10:46am
Shakespeare-Seminar 2022
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 31, 2021

In Episode 9 of James Joyce's Ulysses, “Scylla and Charybdis,” Stephen Dedalus develops a theory about the origins of Shakespeare’s works that is both original and controversial. It is in the National Library of Ireland that Dedalus, in a wild and winding conversation, develops his ‘Hamlet theory’. The episode stages the strong and sometimes comic appeal of a biographical approach to Shakespeare’s works and, at the same time, casts Dedalus – Joyce’s alter ego – variously as Hamlet, Hamlet’s father, Shakespeare, and as a modern-day Ulysses.

Labor in the Space Between, 1914-1945

updated: 
Friday, November 19, 2021 - 10:45am
Case Western Reserve University
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, December 15, 2021

June 2-4, 2022: Labor in the Space Between, Case Western Reserve University

Modernisms Revisited II: 1922-2022

updated: 
Friday, November 19, 2021 - 10:45am
Comparative Literature Institute (University of Porto)
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, February 28, 2022

Cadernos de Literatura Comparada, no. 46 (June 2022)

Modernisms Revisited II: 1922-2022

In 2022, we will celebrate the centenary of the Modern Art Week, consensually hailed as a landmark in Brazilian art and literature and as the event that gave rise to Modernism in Brazil. As Alfredo Bosi has noted, the Week was “the meeting point of the various trends that had been taking hold in São Paulo and Rio de Janeiro since the First World War and the platform that allowed the consolidation of particular groups”, which, in the following years, would significantly change the direction of the country’s intellectual production.

Race, Race-Thinking, and Identity in the Global Middle Ages

updated: 
Wednesday, November 17, 2021 - 10:39am
Speculum: A Journal of Medieval Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 31, 2022

Speculum Themed Issue: "Race, Race-Thinking, and Idntity in the Global Middle Ages" Call for Papers

Editors:

François-Xavier Fauvelle, Collège de France

Nahir Otaño Gracia, University of New Mexico

Cord J. Whitaker, Wellesley College

 

“Post-Magical Realism in the Post-truth Era.”

updated: 
Monday, November 15, 2021 - 6:29pm
Canadian Comparative Literature Association
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, December 15, 2021

CCLA  Annual Conference, June 21 – 24, 2022 

Call for Panel Paper Presentation: “Post-Magical Realism in the Post-truth Era.” 

The Canadian Comparative Literature Association invites contributions to the 2022 annual conference on the theme of “Divergence and Convergence in Comparative Literature” within the context of equity, diversity, inclusion, and anti-racism from June 21 to 24, 2022.

Harlem Renaissance: A Century of Black Aesthetics

updated: 
Wednesday, November 10, 2021 - 7:48pm
The Gregory J. Hampton Graduate English Student Association at Howard University
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 7, 2022

The Howard University Gregory J. Hampton Graduate English Students Association’s 6th Annual Graduate Conference

Harlem Renaissance: A Century of Black Aesthetics


 

Submission Deadline: January 7th, 2022

Decisions sent: January 17th, 2022

Conference Date: March 18th

Conference Location: Zoom

Keynote Speaker: [TBA]

Send Abstracts to Gesasecretary@gmail.com


 

Edited Collection: Global History of Astrology 1900-2021

updated: 
Monday, November 8, 2021 - 7:32pm
William E. Burns/George Washington University
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 31, 2022

 I am recruiting contributors for a collection of scholarly essays with the working title Starcrossed Century: Astrology in Global Society from World War One to Covid. The book is designed to address the identification of the history of astrology with "premodern" history. The historiography of astrology is very active and intellectually exciting, but it focuses almost entirely on the period before 1800. Yet never have there been more astrological believers and practitioners than today. So far I have committments for two essays, one (by me) on American astrologers and COVID, and one on astrology and identity in the sixties counterculture. I want to avoid too heavy a focus on the Anglophone world (although I would love a serious essay on astrology

CfP LEA 2022: Conflict and contrast in language and literature

updated: 
Monday, November 8, 2021 - 7:11pm
LEA 2022
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, May 8, 2022

Call for Papers – LEA 11 (2022)

 

Deadline for submissions: May 8, 2022

Publication: December 2022

 

LEA is a peer-reviewed international scholarly journal based at the University of Florence that publishes original research papers in all areas of literature, linguistics, and philology.

We are pleased to announce that submissions are now open for LEA 11 (2022):

Conflict and contrast in language and literature

Humour in Times of Confrontations, 1901 to the Present (under contract with Routledge)

updated: 
Friday, November 5, 2021 - 3:07pm
Shun-liang Chao/National Chengchi University, Taiwan
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 31, 2021

We’d like to invite humanities scholars to contribute to our edited volume, Humour in Times of Confrontations, 1901 to the Present, to be published in 2022/23 by Routledge in the Humour in Literature and Culture series.

Watch Words: John Furnival and Text (as) Art

updated: 
Friday, November 5, 2021 - 3:07pm
Greg Thomas, Natalie Ferris, Jeremy Millar / Royal College of Art
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 25, 2022

Watch Words: John Furnival and Text (as) Art

Royal College of Art, London, 25 March 2022.

Submission deadline 31 January 2022 (expressions of interest asap): johnfurnivalsymposium@gmail.com @watchwords22

Supported by the Paul Mellon Foundation

Encoding and Decoding Digital Humanities

updated: 
Wednesday, November 3, 2021 - 10:32am
New Academia
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 30, 2022

We are pleased to announce this call for paper for the proposed anthology in this emerging field of Digital Humanities.  We are seeking academics and professionals in the field who might like to send us a scholarly abstract for consideration for inclusion in the book. The aim of this scholarly collection is to bring forth how digital humanities has shaped humanities studies and our culture.

Concept note:

Virginia Woolf: Critical Insights on Her Life and Works

updated: 
Monday, November 1, 2021 - 11:24am
Laura Nicosia/Montclair State University
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, February 9, 2021

For Critical Insights volume under contract: 

CFP on the life and works of Virginia Woolf

 

DEADLINE FOR PROPOSALS: February 9, 2022

 

Seeking submissions for a Critical Insights volume on Virginia Woolf under contract with Salem/Grey House Publishers. We seek essays that showcase Woolf’s life, essays, and fiction. Essays that explore her transatlantic influence on women writers around the globe are also of interest, as are essays that explore Woolf’s ethics, narrative constructions, uncertainty, modernism, and (anti)sentimentalism.

 

Evelyn Scott Society -- American Literature Association -- Deadline January 14, 2022

updated: 
Monday, November 1, 2021 - 8:56am
Evelyn Scott Society
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 14, 2022

The Evelyn Scott Society invites abstracts of 1-2 pages on the American writer Evelyn Scott (1893-1963).

Papers may focus on any of her works (novels, memoir, poetry, young adult literature), and they may take any contemporary critical approach. We are especially interested in papers that investigate the process of canonicity, the literary networks to which Scott belonged, or the role of disability in her career, but all topics will be considered. Scott participated in various and major literary currents during her writing life, including Imagism, naturalism, and modernism, and she had a wide variety of literary mentors, including Lola Ridge, Theodore Dreiser, Waldo Frank, William Carlos Williams, and Jean Rhys, among others. 

M.A. funding for Cather Studies graduate student, Univ of Nebraska-Lincoln

updated: 
Monday, November 1, 2021 - 8:53am
University of Nebraska-Lincoln Dept of English
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, December 1, 2021

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­Are you interested in earning an M.A. in English? Are you interested in Willa Cather or closely related areas, such as early twentieth century women’s writing, LGBTQ literature, or Western American literature? Do you have a developed interested in d­­igital humanities, or are you interested in acquiring skills in DH? Then apply for an M.A. in English at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln (UNL), designating your interest in the Research Assistantship in Willa Cather Studies! Applications are due December 1, 2021.

 

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