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ONE HUNDRED YEARS OF T.S. ELIOT’S THE WASTE LAND

updated: 
Monday, October 10, 2022 - 12:48pm
MELOW: The Society for the Study of the Multi-Ethnic Literatures of the World
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, November 1, 2022

 

CALL FOR PAPERS

 

FOR PUBLICATION IN MEJO (MELOW Journal) 2022

 

ONE HUNDRED YEARS OF T.S. ELIOT’S THE WASTE LAND

 

Hotel Cosmopolitan (ACLA Chicago Seminar—March 16th-19th)

updated: 
Monday, October 10, 2022 - 12:45pm
Ethan King and Robert Brazeau/ American Comparative Literature Association
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, October 31, 2022

This panel brings together diverse readings of the hotel as a peculiarly evocative transfer point in narratives of modernity and postmodernity. It examines the uncanny power of the hotel to symbolize many of the key attributes of modern and contemporary writing, cinema, art, and, indeed, subjectivity: freedom, mobility, anonymity, alienation, limitless self-recreation (to name a few).

Tolkien’s Medievalism in Ruins: The Function of Relics and Ruins in Middle-earth at NeMLA

updated: 
Wednesday, October 5, 2022 - 8:07pm
Nick Katsiadas and Carl Sell / Slippery Rock University and University of Pittsburgh
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, October 15, 2022

The deadline for this call for papers has been extended to October 15, 2022.

 

This call for papers is for the NeMLA conference which is scheduled to take place in person in Niagara Falls, NY between March 23-26, 2023.

 

Aestheticism Now! (ACLA Chicago Seminar)

updated: 
Tuesday, October 4, 2022 - 9:38am
Aleksandar Stevic
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, October 31, 2022

To whom does aestheticism belong? Traditionally critiqued as an outgrowth of western bourgeois culture, aestheticism, with its assorted attributes (including aesthetic detachment, disinterestedness, and autonomy) seems ill equipped to respond to our contemporary concerns with marginalization, power imbalances, and the reproduction of hegemonic structures. And yet, the commitment to aesthetic detachment continues to pop up in seemingly unlikely places—in various corners of postcolonial literary production and in the writings of political exiles and Holocaust survivors. We therefore ask to whom aestheticism belongs today, who makes use of it, to what ends, and under what circumstances?

Between XIV.26 (November 2023), Images and representations of work in literature and visual culture

updated: 
Friday, September 30, 2022 - 10:27am
Between. Journal of the Italian Association for the Theory and Comparative History of Literature - Compalit.
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 31, 2023

Cfp Between XIV.26 (November 2023), Images and representations of work in literature and visual culture
Edited by Raul Calzoni (University of Bergamo) and Valentina Serra (University of Cagliari)

Submission deadline: 2023-03-31 (Friday)
Estimated review response: 2023-07-31
Publication date: 2023-11-30 (Wednesday)

The topic proposed for the next thematic issue of «Between» is the artistic, literary and visual representation of work and its imagery, its conflicts and often utopian potential to revolutionize society.

Representations and Visions of the Future in Modernist Literature

updated: 
Thursday, September 29, 2022 - 5:22pm
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA) - 54th Annual Convention
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, October 15, 2022

Several examples of literature produced from the late Victorian age narrate great concerns about the future and the destiny of humanity, concerns that would be significantly exacerbated in the twentieth century by the First World War, soon followed by the Second, the unspeakable savagery of Nazis, the nuclear detonations in Hiroshima and Nagasaki and, last but not least, by the terror of a nuclear apocalypse during the long Cold War. Modernism appears thus as a cultural movement that, as Vincent Sherry maintains, “works most indicatively within an imaginative concept of time interrupted”, of a time that presents itself basically as provisional and utterly deprived of a future.

Shirley Jackson: Intertexts and Afterlives

updated: 
Wednesday, September 28, 2022 - 9:28am
Alexis Finc
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, October 31, 2022

CFP: Shirley Jackson: Intertexts and Afterlives

Guest Editors: Emily Banks (Franklin College) and Alexis Finc (Virginia Commonwealth University) 

 

The Literature of Plasticity (ACLA 2023 -- March 16-19)

updated: 
Tuesday, September 27, 2022 - 9:56am
American Comparative Literature Association
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, October 30, 2022

Catherine Malabou places her signature concept of “plasticity” within the material encounters between the Kantian, Hegelian, and Derridean threads of the continental philosophical tradition and emerging developments in neuroscience, epigenesis, and political organization. Her recent work has demonstrated the relevance of these encounters to fields as diverse as trauma studies, gender and queer studies, hermeneutics, anarchism, postcolonialism, artificial intelligence, evolution, anthropogenic climate change, sexuality, and affect studies, to name just a few.

“(i salute thee”: Receptions and Translations of E. E. Cummings (deadline 10/8/22; Louisville, 2/23-25/23)

updated: 
Sunday, September 25, 2022 - 6:28pm
The E. E. Cummings Society
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 9, 2022

The E. E. Cummings Society and the Society’s journal, Spring, invite abstracts for 20-minute papers for the 50th annual Louisville Conference on Literature and Culture since 1900, February 23-25, 2023, at the University of Louisville (http://www.thelouisvilleconference.com). 

Reconfiguring Corporeality in 21st Century

updated: 
Saturday, September 24, 2022 - 2:56am
Language, Literature, and Interdisciplinary Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, October 15, 2022

CALL FOR PAPERS

Reconfiguring Corporeality in 21st Century

How would it be possible to think the reality of the mind, of the I-subject, without a lived body?

—    Husserl

General Call for Papers

updated: 
Saturday, September 24, 2022 - 2:54am
Language, Literature, and Interdisciplinary Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 30, 2022

Volume 6  Issue 1 Fall 2022

Language, Literature, and Interdisciplinary Studies (LLIDS), an open-access peer-reviewed academic e-journal, invites original and unpublished research papers and book reviews from various interrelated disciplines including, but not limited to, literature, philosophy, psychology, anthropology, history, sociology, law, ecology, environmental science, and economics.

War Literature and Trauma (CEA 3/30/23–4/1/23)

updated: 
Tuesday, September 20, 2022 - 9:39pm
College English Association (CEA)
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, November 1, 2022

Subject: Call for Papers: Confluence at CEA 2023 (War Literature and Trauma Panels)

 

Call for Papers, Confluence at CEA 2023

Special Topic: War Literature and Trauma

March 30-April 1, 2023 | San Antonio, Texas

Sheraton Gunter Hotel, San Antonio | 205 East Houston Street, San Antonio, TX 78205

The College English Association, a gathering of scholar-teachers in English studies, welcomes proposals for presentations on Confluence for our 53nd annual conference. Submit your proposal at www.cea-web.org

American Literature Association Conference: “Wallace Stevens’s Harmonium at 100.” (Boston, May 25-28, 2023)

updated: 
Sunday, September 18, 2022 - 2:00pm
Wallace Stevens Society
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, October 15, 2022

2023 will mark the hundredth anniversary of Wallace Stevens’s debut poetry collection, Harmonium. To celebrate the occasion, the Wallace Stevens Society is organizing a panel about this landmark publication for the American Literature Association Conference in Boston (May 25-28, 2023). All approaches welcome, including fresh readings of individual poems, archival discoveries related to the book’s composition and publication history, discussions of new literary theories and their relevance to the poems, or reflections on the volume’s enduring impact on contemporary poetry.

Virginia Woolf and Ecologies

updated: 
Wednesday, September 7, 2022 - 10:14pm
The 32nd Annual International Conference on Virginia Woolf
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, January 25, 2023

 

32nd Annual International Conference on Virginia Woolf

June 8 – 11, 2023

Florida Gulf Coast University

Fort Myers, FL, USA

 

Ecology (noun): ecol·​o·​gy |  \ i-ˈkä-lə-jēn. 

plural ecologies 

1a: The branch of biology that deals with the relationships between living organisms and their environment. Also: the relationships themselves, esp. those of a specified organism. 

1c: In extended use: the interrelationship between any system and its environment; the product of this. 

Oxford English Dictionary, “ecology n.”

 

Modernism and Literature: A (Re)consideration

updated: 
Wednesday, September 7, 2022 - 9:46pm
Jeff Birkenstein & Robert Hauhart/Saint Martin's University
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, October 31, 2022

CFP: Modernism and Literature: A (Re)consideration

Proposals due October 31, 2022

OVERVIEW:

Charles Olson Adrift: The Reach of Black Mountain Poetry

updated: 
Wednesday, September 7, 2022 - 9:48am
The Charles Olson Society
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 9, 2022

The Charles Olson Society will sponsor a session at the annual Louisville Conference on Literature and Culture Since 1900, to be held February 23-25, 2023. We are interested in abstracts that examine the influence of Charles Olson and/or other Black Mountain Poets on poetic practices and their developments up to the present. A variety of poets took up the innovative practices of figures like Charles Olson, Robert Creeley, Robert Duncan, John Wieners, and others associated with Black Mountain. How have the practices of this fundamentally important school of poetics been extended, transformed, and/or resisted by other poets?

Modernism and Literature: A (Re)consideration

updated: 
Friday, September 2, 2022 - 1:17pm
Jeff Birkenstein/Saint Martin's University
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, September 1, 2022

CFP: Modernism and Literature: A (Re)consideration

Proposals due September 1, 2022

OVERVIEW:

Joseph Conrad Centennial Commemorative Book Project

updated: 
Tuesday, August 23, 2022 - 2:52pm
Prof. John G. Peters, University Distinguished Research Professor, University of North Texas and Chandrakant A. Langare, Associate Professor of English, Shivaji University, Kolhapur, M.S. India. ,
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 31, 2023

 

Dear Conradians/Colleagues/ Scholars/Academics

Modernist Jany Eyre?

updated: 
Tuesday, August 23, 2022 - 2:41pm
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 30, 2022

Coming to Charlotte Brontë's 1847 novel, Jane Eyre, for the first time, one may be struck by its apparently forward-looking elements, ones that do not seem to line up with expectations for early Victorian novels. In terms of the novel's explorations of inner consciousness, one observer finds that Jane Eyre is a precursor of modernist authors such as Proust, Woolf, and Joyce. Furthermore, Jane's keen awareness of women's equality with men in terms of the right to education, access to the wider world, and happiness in a relationship has distinctly feminist overtones. But may Jane Eyre be classified as a modernist and feminist work of literature?

Lyric Resilience: The Subject and its Questions

updated: 
Tuesday, August 9, 2022 - 9:55am
Northeast Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 30, 2022

Primary Area / Secondary Area

Comparative Literature / World Literatures (non-European Languages)

 

Chair(s)

Sneha Chowdhury (Brown University) 

Mantra Mukim (University of Warwick) 

 

Abstract

The Review of English and American Literature

updated: 
Monday, August 8, 2022 - 10:28am
The English and American Literature Association (EALA), Taiwan
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, June 30, 2023

The Review of English and American Literature

 

Call for Papers

 


 

In Our Time: F. Scott Fitzgerald in the 21st Century

updated: 
Tuesday, August 2, 2022 - 10:30am
F. Scott Fitzgerald Society
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 1, 2023

In Our Time: F. Scott Fitzgerald in the 21st Century 

Linnaeus University, Växjö, Sweden June 26-July 2, 2023

Niklas Salmose, Site Director; Helen M. Turner, Program Director

As we move through the 2020s, anticipating and celebrating centennial milestones in the life and career of F. Scott Fitzgerald, it is easy for us to view him as a writer defined by his historical moment. This conference aims to position Fitzgerald as a figure relevant to contemporary theoretical, social, and political concerns. Just as the 1920s were a period of flux and transition, our current decade is proving equally as turbulent. What does this writer have to say to readers living through a period of change and uncertainty?

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

updated: 
Monday, August 1, 2022 - 8:45am
Christina Bezari (Ghent University)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 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:

 

The XV James Joyce Conference in Rome

updated: 
Wednesday, July 27, 2022 - 9:31am
The James Joyce Italian Foundation
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, November 13, 2022

JOYS IN TRANSITION

 

Conference Dates: 2-3 February 2023

DEADLINE FOR ABSTRACTS: November 13, 2022

SUCCESSFUL APPLICANTS WILL BE NOTIFIED BY DECEMBER 4, 2022

 

Keynote speakers:

  • Valérie Benejam, Nantes Université
  • John McCourt, Università di Macerata
  • Fritz Senn, Zurich James Joyce Foundation

Organisers: Franca Ruggieri, Fabio Luppi, Enrico Terrinoni, Serenella Zanotti

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