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NeMLA panel on Contemporary Queer and Feminist Writing in Canada

updated: 
Tuesday, June 21, 2022 - 3:51pm
North Eastern MLA
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, September 1, 2022

Considering recent literary and critical trends in Canada, this panel aims to provide a space for scholarship on the evolving role of feminist and queer writing in relation to contemporary political and social issues. In a Canadian context where decades of political gains by queer and feminist activists have been accompanied by constant backlash from various conservative political groups, it seems increasingly pressing to emphasize intersections between queer and feminist modes of thinking about identity, sex, sexuality, and binary understandings of gender.

Poetry & Poetry Studies at MAPACA 2022

updated: 
Tuesday, June 21, 2022 - 2:53pm
Mid-Atlantic Popular & American Culture Association
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, July 15, 2022

Poetry & Poetry Studies at MAPACA 2022

 

November 10-12, 2022

*ONLINE*

 

The new Poetry and Poetry Studies area at the Mid-Atlantic Popular and American Culture Association (MAPACA) seeks creative and critical proposals for this year’s annual conference.

 

Kazuo Ishiguro Special Issue (Texas Studies in Literature and Language)

updated: 
Tuesday, June 21, 2022 - 6:13am
Texas Studies in Literature and Language
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, August 1, 2022

Special Issue of Texas Studies in Literature and Language (TSLL): Kazuo Ishiguro

Deadline for submissions: August 1, 2022
Full name / name of organization: Texas Studies in Literature and Language
Prospective publication: September 2023
Contact email: TSLL@austin.utexas.edu
TSLL Website: https://utpress.utexas.edu/journals/texas-studies-in-literature-and-lang...

Osmosis: Interdisciplinary Approaches in Human Sciences

updated: 
Saturday, June 18, 2022 - 9:35am
Department of English, School of Liberal Arts and Social Science, East Delta University, Chattogram, Bangladesh
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, July 31, 2022

 

Osmosis: Interdisciplinary Approaches in Human Sciences

Dates: 16 & 17 November 2022

 

Registration fees:

i. International presenter (academics): USD 25 per day for each person

ii. International presenter (graduate-level students only): USD 15 per day for each person

iii. Local presenter (academics): BDT 1500 per day for each person

iv. Local presenter (graduate-level students only): BDT 1000 per day for each person

 

Video Games as a Common Ground - DEADLINE EXTENDED (July 1st, 2022)

updated: 
Friday, June 17, 2022 - 12:09pm
Department of English and Department of Ethnology and Anthropology, University of Zadar
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, July 1, 2022

UPDATE!Due to an increased interest in submitting abstracts for the conference “Video Games as a Common Ground” in the last few days, we are pleased to extend the deadline for the submission and the invitation to participate in the conference. We are now accepting abstracts until July 1st, 2022. If you have already started writing your abstract but have not managed to complete it, now is the time! As always, we are looking forward to your participation in the conference.

Call for Chapters Proposals - Under the Mistletoe: Essays on Holiday Romance

updated: 
Thursday, June 16, 2022 - 2:36pm
Liz W Faber, Dean College
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 30, 2022

We often think of holiday romance movies as formulaic fluff and a nice distraction during what is inevitably a hectic season of travel, cooking, and family get-togethers. And honestly, many of them are! In this edited collection, we seek to examine what makes holiday romance movies, TV episodes, novels, and other texts so comforting, engaging, or even, for the Grinches among us, annoying. We are seeking chapter proposals that analyze the genre of holiday romance in its broadest definition, from White Christmas to Hallmark’s annual lineup, and beyond.

American Conspiracies: An Interdisciplinary Volume on the Structure of Conspiratorial Beliefs in the U.S.

updated: 
Thursday, June 16, 2022 - 2:35pm
Luke Ritter/New Mexico Highlands University
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, August 15, 2022

Call for Papers 2022: American Conspiracies

 

Post: June 30, 2022

Deadline for Abstracts and Bios: August 15, 2022

Contributors selected: August 30, 2022

Submit Abstracts and Bios to Luke Ritter at lukeritter@nmhu.edu

Abstract Guidelines: 500 words maximum

Bio Guidelines: One page C.V.

 

Project Title: American Conspiracies: An Interdisciplinary Volume on the Structure of Conspiratorial Beliefs in the U.S.

 

Bending Metal: Metal Scenes during and after COVID

updated: 
Thursday, June 16, 2022 - 2:35pm
Bryan Bardine/University of Dayton/ Jerome Stueart
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, September 1, 2022

Bending Metal: Global Metal Scenes during and after COVID
Proposals due: September 1, 2022

NeMLA 2023: Writing Materials: Women 'Writing' Beyond the Page (Roundtable)

updated: 
Thursday, June 16, 2022 - 2:35pm
Northeast Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 30, 2022

This roundtable explores women writers creating experimental literary works with alternative materials. From Alison Knowles's The Big Book (1967), a walk-in book installation with 8-feet pages; to Shelley Jackson's Skin (2003), a story published in tattoos across 2095 volunteers, and SNOW (2014), "a story in progress, weather permitting," through words written in snow on Instagram; to Jill Magi's textile poetics: these writers push the boundaries of textuality in order to consider in what ways material creates meaning, and to examine the political, social, and economic conditions that determine the creation of literary objects.

Intersectional Approaches to Game Studies: A Critical Analysis of Process, Product, and Pedagogy

updated: 
Thursday, June 16, 2022 - 2:34pm
Julia E. Kiernan
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, November 15, 2022

This collection serves to extend current conversations of games studies beyond the existing, status quo of postmodern influenced discourses through offering an integrated, multiperspectival approach that emphasizes the production, consumption, and formal analysis of interactive digital games. Included chapters will respond to the acknowledgement and integration of online and virtual learning spaces, particularly those that value social interactions and experiences within the various fields of game studies (e.g.

Inclusive Learning through Fantasy

updated: 
Thursday, June 16, 2022 - 2:34pm
Camille D. G. Mustachio
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 9, 2022

Post secondary teaching institutions are increasingly called upon to provide innovative, transformative learning experiences for diverse student populations. One of the ways in which educators in writing-intensive courses may facilitate accessible, student-centered lessons is through the interrogation of high-interest fantasy literature. This edited essay collection will investigate ways in which fantasy literature in various print and visual media is a pivotal pedagogical tool that enhances, complicates, and reinvisions college composition instruction and student experience. Contributing chapters by faculty of color, scholars who are members of marginalized populations, and community college faculty are especially sought.

"Policing Spatial Imaginaries and the Body Politic"

updated: 
Thursday, June 16, 2022 - 2:33pm
NeMLA
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 30, 2022

Narrative representations of migration can be more overtly symbolic or, perhaps, non-literal or metaphorical insofar as origin and destination are not strictly spatial or geographical categories, but, rather, categories of an ontological dimension such as identity. While migrations of identity, for example, entail the crossing of metaphorical borders, this panel wishes to explore how they also include a spatial dimension, insofar as they are articulated through spatial difference, across literal as well as symbolic boundaries and borders. Conversely, “literal,” that is to say, conventionally spatial migrations are (always?) themselves imbricated with symbolic migration, even when not explicitly thematized as such.

Gender & Sexuality Writing Collective: The 27th Annual Susan B. Anthony Institute for Gender, Sexuality, and Women's Studies Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference

updated: 
Wednesday, June 15, 2022 - 9:50pm
University of Rochester, Susan B Anthony Institute for Gender, Sexuality, and Women's Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, June 30, 2022

The 27th Annual Gender & Sexuality Writing Collective
Susan B. Anthony Institute for Gender, Sexuality, and Women’s Studies

October 21-22, 2022, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY

The Susan B. Anthony Institute for Gender, Sexuality, and Women’s Studies at the University of Rochester will hold a two-day writing collective on October 21-22, 2022. The writing collective will provide a lively platform for graduate students, early career researchers, and independent scholars to workshop a paper with peers and faculty from multiple institutions.

Edited Collection: Techno-Orientalism, Vol. II

updated: 
Tuesday, June 14, 2022 - 7:37am
David Roh
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, August 8, 2022

Edited Collection: Techno-Orientalism, Vol. II

Editors: David S. Roh, Betsy Huang, Greta Niu, and Christopher T. Fan

Deadline: August 8, 2022

CALL FOR PAPER: Disease and Discrimination: Sickness and the Woman Question

updated: 
Monday, June 13, 2022 - 11:35am
Dr. Sourav Kumar Nag, Assistant Professor, Dept. of English, Onda Thana Mahavidyalaya, Bankura University
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, June 30, 2022

This is an extension of the CFP for "Disease and Discrimination: Sickness and the Woman Question" (https://call-for-papers.sas.upenn.edu/cfp/2020/09/01/disease-and-discrim...) for articles related to the LGBTQ Studies on similar thrust area. The edited volume has been submitted to Routledge and the second cycle of review is done. Please write your article following MLA 8 within 5000 words. Send a short biography of the author, abstract and the main article within 30-06-2022 to the email-

womanquestionsubmission@gmail.com

Science Fantasy: Critical Explorations in Literature, Cinema and Popular Culture

updated: 
Monday, June 13, 2022 - 6:57am
Editors: Cenk Tan, Elçin Parçaoğlu
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, August 30, 2022

CALL FOR CHAPTER PROPOSALS

Please find the call for chapters for our forthcoming book: Science Fantasy: Critical Explorations in literature, cinema and popular culture that is to be published by Lexington Books (Rowman & Littlefield) in 2023.

Call for Papers: The Language of Trees, Forests, and Nature

updated: 
Sunday, June 12, 2022 - 9:26am
Deciduloma - An Academic Journal
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, September 15, 2022

Call for Papers: The Language of Trees, Forests, and Nature

Deciduloma, Volume 1

Deadline: September 15th 

Sometimes rare moments and experiences require new words, so we created the word deciduloma to mean "a visceral reawakening, as if rising from an emotional coma in which you become reintroduced to a beautiful part of yourself long since forgotten or thought to have been permanently lost." 

There are many ways of experiencing this type of "visceral reawakening." One of those ways is through nature. For our inaugural issue, we welcome essays that engage with different aspects of nature through literature, film and television, and other forms of visual medium. 

Bodily Transgressions in Fantastika Media: A Digital Symposium

updated: 
Saturday, June 11, 2022 - 1:56pm
Fantastika Journal
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, August 15, 2022

Bodily Transgressions in Fantastika Media

A Digital Symposium: 12 November 2022

“Fantastika” – a term appropriated from a range of Slavonic languages by John Clute – embraces the genres of Fantasy, Science Fiction, and Horror, but can also include Alternate History, Gothic, Steampunk, Young Adult Dystopic Fiction, or any other radically imaginative narrative space. Our goal is to bring together academics, independent researchers, creators, and audiences who share an interest in this diverse range of fields with the aim of opening up new dialogues, productive controversies, and critical collaborations.

[EXTENDED] Newtrospection: Reverse-Engineering Modernity in South Korean Science Fiction

updated: 
Saturday, June 11, 2022 - 1:56pm
Journal of the Fantastic in the Arts
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, June 30, 2022

[EXTENDED] Call for Papers

 

Focused Issue Theme: 

Newtrospection: Reverse-Engineering Modernity in South Korean Speculative Fiction

 

Focused Issue planned for early 2023

EXTENDED Proposal submission deadline: June 30, 2022

Paper submission deadline: August 31, 2022

 

International Gaming: Laws and Regulations around Games in the Digital Era

updated: 
Saturday, June 11, 2022 - 1:55pm
Hailey Austin - InGAME International
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, July 15, 2022

Conference Call for Papers:

International Gaming: Laws and Regulations around Games in the Digital Era

Hosted by Durham University and InGame International

In-person Conference to be held in Durham 8-9 September 2022

  Outline

Filth, Dirt, (Im)Purity, and the Woman

updated: 
Saturday, June 11, 2022 - 1:54pm
54th Annual NeMLA Convention
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 30, 2022

Women and their bodies share a close connection with (im)purity, filth, and dirt as unavoidable elements in their routines of care and caring. It could be said that the words like filth, dirt are loaded with colonial meanings and can become extremely complicated when understood from the socio-cultural-political lens. Through the postcolonial appropriations, these meanings have subsequently contributed to the patriarchal assumptions and gendered ideas of women’s roles, especially, in handling filth and dirt, in their daily duties of selfless care, nursing, cooking, cleaning, and mothering.

General Call for Papers

updated: 
Saturday, June 11, 2022 - 8:57am
Language, Literature, and Interdisciplinary Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, August 30, 2022

CALL FOR PAPERS – 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.

The Cultural Deliberation of Europe

updated: 
Friday, June 10, 2022 - 9:28am
Margriet van der Waal/University of Groningen
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, August 25, 2022

Special issue working title: The Cultural Deliberation of Europe 

Intended journal: Continuum. Journal of Media and Cultural Studies

Editors: Jesse van Amelsvoort (University of Amsterdam, NL), Margriet van der Waal (University of Groningen/University of Amsterdam, NL)

 

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When It Changed: Women in SF/F since 1972

updated: 
Friday, June 10, 2022 - 9:28am
Science Fiction Foundation / Centre for Fantasy and the Fantastic, Glasgow University
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, August 1, 2022

To mark the 50th anniversary of Joanna Russ’s landmark short story, ‘When It Changed’, the Science Fiction Foundation and the Centre for Fantasy and the Fantastic at Glasgow University are proposing an online conference (3-4 December 2022) on women’s role in reshaping science fiction.

Updated CFP: Narrative Complexity in Recent Time-Travel Media

updated: 
Friday, June 10, 2022 - 8:46am
Elizabeth Trepanier, Luke Leonard (Eastern Florida State College), and Emory O'Malley (Independent)
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, October 31, 2022

We are seeking contributors for an edited collection of scholarly essays on these recent changes in the complexity of time-travel media (film, television, gaming, or literature). Submissions that are interdisciplinary in theory and method are welcome, especially those in popular culture, science fiction, fantasy, genre studies, critical media studies, narratology, etc. Abstracts and papers discussing recent time-travel media, approximately within the last decade, may include but are not limited to research concerning narrative structure, theme, genre, reception, comprehension, and other relevant topics.

14th Annual Louisiana Studies Conference

updated: 
Thursday, June 9, 2022 - 3:39pm
Northwestern State University of Louisiana
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, July 1, 2022

The 14th Annual Louisiana Studies Conference will be held September 16-17, 2022, at Northwestern State University in Natchitoches, Louisiana. The conference committee is now accepting presentation proposals for the upcoming conference. Presentation proposals on any aspect of the 2022 conference theme “Supernatural Louisiana,” as well as creative texts by, about, and/or for Louisiana and Louisianans, are sought for this year’s conference.

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