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Midwest Popular Culture Association Annual Conference 2022

updated: 
Tuesday, May 3, 2022 - 12:24pm
Midwest Popular Culture Association / American Culture Association
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, May 15, 2022

CALL FOR PAPERS, ABSTRACTS, AND PANEL PROPOSALS

 

Midwest Popular Culture Association/Midwest American Culture Association Annual Conference

 

Friday-Sunday, 14-16 October 2022

DePaul University, Chicago, IL

 

Address: DePaul Center, 1 E. Jackson Blvd. Chicago, IL 60604 Phone: (312) 362-8000

 

This is our first year of having our conference at a University instead of a hotel; therefore, conference participants will be responsible for securing their own lodging. 

 

Radical Henry James

updated: 
Tuesday, April 26, 2022 - 2:32pm
Henry James Review
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, March 1, 2023

Writing nearly four decades ago in the Henry James Review, Darshan Singh Maini, in an essay on, “The Politics of Henry James,” observed that “it is difficult to imagine Henry James in relation to any kind of politics, feudal, parliamentary, radical, charismatic, or messianic” (158). Perhaps unsurprisingly, James’s two most explicitly political novels–The Bostonians (1886) and The Princess Casamassima (1886)--have most often been treated as anomalous parts of his oeuvre, and together are often read as signs of James’s deep skepticism about (or lack of real interest in) radical movements and ultimately, in Alex Beringer’s words, “[his] final rejection of political and social radicalism” (37).

William Gaddis Beyond the "Very Small Audience": Centenary, Archive, and Futures

updated: 
Tuesday, April 26, 2022 - 1:43pm
Gaddis Centenary Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, May 13, 2022

The last decade has been good for Gaddis’ public profile. Three major milestones—Joseph Tabbi’s biography, Steven Moore’s edition of Gaddis’ letters, and #Occupy Gaddis, 2012’s global social-media readthrough of J R—have seen Gaddis discussed across major US media, the letters and biography reviewed more widely (in an age of less literary reviewing) than much of Gaddis’ fiction was during his lifetime. As a result, Gaddis’ first two novels are now republished in the NYRB Classics series, giving them their best chance yet of finding that post-2010s boom audience.

Modernism 1922: Celebrating Distinctions

updated: 
Tuesday, April 26, 2022 - 8:38am
Greg Chase, Jaap van der Does
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, June 16, 2022

modernism 1922 celebrating distinctions 

14-17 September 2022 free online event 

Call for Papers 

The conference Modernism1922: Celebrating Distinctions will honour 1922 as annus mirabilis for modernism. 

PAMLA panel: Spaces of Memory and Geographies of the Fantastic and the Quotidian (LA, November 2022)

updated: 
Wednesday, April 20, 2022 - 2:19pm
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, May 15, 2022

CFP: PAMLA 2022

Spaces of Memory and Geographies of the Fantastic and the Quotidian

(Special session)

 

Location:

Los Angeles, California at the UCLA Luskin Conference Center and Hotel

 

Time: November 11-13, 2022

Abstract Submission Deadline:

May 15, 2022.

 

Presiding officer: 

Mavis Tseng

Associate Professor,

Director of the Language Center

Taipei Medical University

mavistseng@tmu.edu.tw

 

Short Story (SCMLA hybrid conference session); proposals deadline EXTENDED 30 April 22

updated: 
Friday, April 15, 2022 - 12:44pm
SCMLA- South Central Modern Language Association annual meeting
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, April 30, 2022

We seek paper abstracts for a panel on the short story (and other forms of short narrative broadly conceived). This panel will be conducted at SCMLA’s 79th Annual Hybrid Conference, to be held in Memphis, Tennessee from October 13-15, 2022. The conference offers options for both In Person and Virtual attendance to suit presenters’ needs.

Papers might cover any variety of topics, including studies of the traditional 'short story' literary genre as well as other types of short narrative — like short-program multimedia, short films, music videos, short-episode video games, social media micro-literature, and anything else that pushes at the boundaries of literature studies.

Film- English-language (SCMLA hybrid conference session); proposals deadline EXTENDED 30 April 22

updated: 
Friday, April 15, 2022 - 12:41pm
SCMLA- South Central Modern Language Association annual meeting
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, April 30, 2022

We seek paper abstracts on English-language films. The topic is broadly conceived and open, and approaches may favor criticism, theory, history, etc. At least one panel, more as interests warrant and the program allows, will be conducted at SCMLA’s 79th Annual Hybrid Conference, to be held in Memphis, Tennessee from October 13-15, 2022. The conference will be hybrid and offers options for either in-person or virtual attendance to suit presenters’ needs.

Papers might cover any variety of topics on films in the English language.

If you are interested, please submit a paper title and abstract of approximately 400 words to

Scott L. Baugh (scott.baugh@ttu.edu) and

ASPECTS OF CHANGE IN THE FICTION OF JOSEPH CONRAD

updated: 
Thursday, April 14, 2022 - 9:09am
South Atlantic Modern Language Association (SAMLA)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, July 1, 2022

The SAMLA 94 conference theme of “change” encourages us to look at texts in different ways, which might include looking at texts that reflect real change or that perhaps illustrate the appearance of change coupled with a sense, ultimately, of stasis. This theme of “change” gives us a chance to examine Conrad’s authorial engagement with the potential complexities of change in society or politics and in our personal lives.

Gazing Through a Pandemic Lens: Absurdist Literature, Theatre & Film

updated: 
Tuesday, April 12, 2022 - 1:50pm
Pacific Ancient Modern Language Association (PAMLA)
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, May 15, 2022

119th PAMLA Conference

Los Angeles, CA | November 11-13, 2022 (entirely in-person)
PAMLA 2022: UCLA Luskin Conference Center and Hotel

Sponsored by UCLA Department of English

 

Special Session: Gazing Through a Pandemic Lens: Absurdist Literature, Theatre & Film

 

Presiding Officer:  Dr. Kimberly Jew, University of Utah

 

This panel seeks papers that explore the connections between our experiences of the recent (and ongoing) global pandemic and Absurdist literature, theatre & film. 

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:

Katherine Mansfield: Germany and Beyond

updated: 
Tuesday, April 12, 2022 - 1:48pm
Janet Wilson, University of Northampton
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, April 30, 2022

 

 

Katherine Mansfield:

Germany and Beyond

 

Bad Wörishofen, Germany

16-17 July 2022

(readings, tour 18 July)

NEW DATE

 

An international conference organised by the

Katherine Mansfield Society

 

Hosted by the Bad Wörishofen Mayorality

and Tourist and Spa Bureau

 

 

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS

 

Graduate Student Research-in-Progress Forum

updated: 
Tuesday, April 12, 2022 - 1:48pm
The Graduate Student Subcommittee of the ATHE Professional Development Committee
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, April 15, 2022

The Graduate Student Subcommittee of the ATHE Professional Development Committee invites submissions for the Graduate Student Research-in-Progress Forum at ATHE 2022. This session offers the opportunity for graduate students at any stage of their degree program to present their current research. These presentations are designed to crystallize the key questions of a research project, not necessarily to describe a completed one. This session will be an opportunity for graduate students to encounter each other’s research and promote possible collaborations and feedback. Presenting graduate students will receive feedback from respondents, notable scholars in the field.

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

Morality and Anglo-American Modernism

updated: 
Friday, April 8, 2022 - 8:24pm
Modernist Studies Association
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, April 19, 2022

 

In the years leading up to the publication of The Waste Land, T. S. Eliot decried what he called the moral cowardice endemic to post-war London, and particularly to its literary circles.  D. H. Lawrence was similarly preoccupied with morality in his literary critical essays, writing, for example, that "Morality in the novel is the trembling instablity of the balance [between opposing forces].  When the novelist puts his thumb in the scale, to pull down the balance to his own predilection, that is immorality."  And, finally, Hemingway once suggested to a group of professors that of all his novels, the best to teach is The Sun Also Rises because, he said, it is a "very moral novel."

 

MMLA 2022: Irish Studies

updated: 
Friday, April 8, 2022 - 2:42pm
Midwest Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, April 19, 2022

2022 Midwest Modern Language Association Conference

November 16-21, 2022

Minneapolis, MN

Permanent Section Call for Papers: Irish Studies

 

Ulysses: 1922-2022

 

South Central MLA War, Literature, and the Arts Panel

updated: 
Friday, April 8, 2022 - 2:33pm
South Central MLA
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, April 15, 2022

The South Central Modern Language Association War, Literature, and the Arts Panel is currently seeking conference papers that discuss how literature and other artforms depict aspects of war. Papers on any related topic will be considered for the session taking place during SCMLA's 79th Annual Conference in Memphis, TN and online from October 13-15, 2022.

Please send an abstract of up to 200 words on any topic related to this panel to alana.king@austincc.edu.

 

  

Call for Articles: Linguistic hybridity in literature

updated: 
Thursday, April 7, 2022 - 3:54pm
Marianna Deganutti
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, October 21, 2022

The last few decades have been characterised by a growing interest in literary multilingualism. Multiple studies have examined the way linguistic diversity manifests itself in literary works, for instance focusing on multilingual practices such as code-switching. However, fewer and often isolated studies (Jacquet 1972, Gauvin 2004, Montermini 2006, Bürger-Koftis, Schweiger and Vlasta 2010, Loison-Charles 2016, etc.) have focused on linguistic hybridization in literature, a process “whereby separate and disparate entities or processes generate another entity or process (the hybrid), which shares certain features with each of its sources” (Sanchez Stockhammer 2012).

Jean Rhys and Modernist Connections

updated: 
Thursday, April 7, 2022 - 3:44pm
Feminist Modernist Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, June 1, 2022

CFP Special Issue: Jean Rhys and Modernist ConnectionsIn the 21st century, we no longer think of modernism as one cultural experience. If having a culture dramatically changed overnight and having to come up with new ways to live, in every sphere of life, constitutes modernity, then those trafficked from Africa to the Caribbean faced their own experience of it. Jean Rhys was born and formed in the Caribbean, and in reinventing herself in Europe as a writer, crafted her own modern voice out of many strands of experience and understanding, particularly as a white writer growing up in a Black post-slavery society.

Revisiting Modernism: Texts and Contexts, Lexington Books (Call for Book Chapters)

updated: 
Wednesday, April 6, 2022 - 1:56am
Dr. Amitayu Chakraborty, Assistant Professor, Department of English, Durgapur Women's College (Affiliated to Kazi Nazrul University), West Bengal, India
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, April 30, 2022

 

 

 

Lexington Books
An imprint of The Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group, Inc.
4501 Forbes Boulevard, Suite 200 • Lanham, Maryland 20706

 CALL FOR BOOK CHAPTERS

NEW ACADEMIA: An International Journal of English Language, Literature and Literary Theory (Online ISSN 2347-2073)

updated: 
Tuesday, April 5, 2022 - 8:44am
Interactions Forum Pune
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, April 25, 2022

CALL FOR PAPERS

NEW ACADEMIA: An International Journal of English Language, Literature and Literary Theory (Online ISSN 2347-2073)

Vol. 11 Issue 2 April 2022

New Academia is a peer reviewed and refereed journal published quarterly by Interactions Forum. The Journal strives to publish research work of high quality related to Literature written in English Language across the World, English language and literary theory. The aim of the journal is to give space to scholars and researchers to publish their works.
We are always keen to receive submissions from scholars, academicians and researchers in the form of Research Papers, Articles, Poems, Short Stories, Interviews and Book Reviews.

Call for papers: Ecologies of decay: Modern ruination in the global (post)socialist peripheries

updated: 
Thursday, March 31, 2022 - 11:21am
Dimitra Gkitsa / University College London
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, May 7, 2022

The post-socialist reality in East Europe profoundly changed the rural and urban settlements. Abandoned factories, vacant villages, unfinished housing projects, decline and abandonment are some common threads that appear in post-socialist rural and urban landscapes. De-industrialisation and the post-1990s capitalist rules left small towns and villages empty and decayed. In the former socialist countries of Africa, Latin America, and south-east Asia rural and urban decline has also been linked with the history of colonial expansion, the destruction of nature, and racial violence. While some communities have embraced spatial regeneration trends, others remain ruined, marginalised, and declined.

Morality and Anglo-American Modernism

updated: 
Wednesday, March 23, 2022 - 2:02pm
MLA 2023
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, March 28, 2022

In the years leading up to the publication of The Waste Land, T. S. Eliot decried what he called the moral cowardice endemic to post-war London, and particularly to its literary circles.  D. H. Lawrence was similarly preoccupied with morality in his literary critical essays, writing, for example, that "Morality in the novel is the trembling instablity of the balance [between opposing forces].  When the novelist puts his thumb in the scale, to pull down the balance to his own predilection, that is immorality."  And, finally, Hemingway once suggested to a group of professors that of all his novels, the best to teach is The Sun Also Rises because, he said, it is a "very moral novel."

Rethinking Modernism

updated: 
Friday, March 18, 2022 - 12:41pm
University of Rome La Sapienza
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, April 10, 2022

The year 2022 will mark the first centenary of the ‘annus mirabilis’ of British modernism, the year 1922, which saw the simultaneous publication of Virginia Woolf’s first experimental novel, Jacob’s Room, of James Joyce’s Ulysses, T.S. Eliot’s The Waste Land, R.M. Rilke’s Duino Elegies and Sonnets to Orpheus.

Call for articles-Modern and Contemporary US Poetry

updated: 
Wednesday, March 16, 2022 - 2:01pm
Literary Encyclopedia
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, September 15, 2022

The Literary Encyclopedia at www.litencyc.com is looking for qualified writers to enhance its coverage of postwar and contemporary American poetry. Following is a list of poets and/or movements for whom/which we are seeking introductory essays of ca. 2500 words covering biography and historical context and giving a brief overview of relevant works. The list below is not comprehensive or final, and new proposals of writers/works/context essays that are not currently listed in our database are also welcome.

Tinakori: Critical Journal of the Katherine Mansfield Society

updated: 
Tuesday, March 15, 2022 - 3:28pm
Katherine Mansfield Society
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, May 31, 2022

The editors of Tinakori: Critical Journal of the Katherine Mansfield Society are seeking scholarly essays for publication in the sixth volume of the journal. Essays that address any aspect of Mansfield and her writing will be considered. Tinakori is committed to publishing innovative and rigorous research into one of the most significant women authors of the early twentieth century. It is an official online series recognised by the British Library with its own ISSN number: ISSN 2514-6106.

MMLA 2022: “Art and Politics: Pinter and the Nobel”

updated: 
Monday, March 14, 2022 - 2:16pm
International Harold Pinter Society
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, April 15, 2022

The International Harold Pinter Society

MMLA CFP 2022

“Art and Politics: Pinter and the Nobel”  

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