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Young Adult Literature and Culture (In-Person panel)

updated: 
Friday, May 20, 2022 - 2:43pm
Melanie A. Marotta / Pacific and Ancient Modern Language Association (PAMLA 2022 Conference)
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, July 10, 2022

This session is open to all papers that explore some aspect of Young Adult literature and/or culture. The panel is particularly interested in papers attuned to some facet of the conference theme, " Geographies of the Fantastic and the Quotidian.” How does space impact YA literature and/or culture? How is the Anthropocene represented in YA fantasy? Further, presentations that examine diverse voices in literature and media are encouraged. This panel welcomes submissions about young adult literature, film, television, etc. Feel free to submit an abstract pertaining to the conference theme or otherwise.

Women Writing Syria: Resilience, Solidarity, Movement

updated: 
Friday, May 20, 2022 - 1:08pm
cara
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, July 16, 2022

Women Writing Syria: Resilience, Solidarity, Movement

Call for Submissions

How do Syrian women writers, poets and artists imagine Syria, both before and after the revolution and war? Can we imagine Syria without war? Can Syria – as a site that is at once shared, divided and contested – inspire us to bring it into being through creative writing and arts? Could we make this imagined Syria a concrete reality? How can Syrian women’s narratives and voices be heard?

We invite contributions from Syrian women writers of fiction and non-fiction, poets, playwrights and cross-genre writers writing in English, Arabic and Turkish for the forthcoming anthology Women Writing Syria. Visuals by artists are also welcome.

Ventana 4: Decolonial Dialogues from within and beyond the Global Margins

updated: 
Tuesday, May 17, 2022 - 7:14am
Ventana Conference on Latin America
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, June 24, 2022

4th Ventana Conference on Latin America: 

Decolonial Dialogues from, within and beyond the Global Margins

 

5th-7th October 2022

University of York, United Kingdom

 

Expanding Black and Indigenous Ecologies: CFP for English Language Notes

updated: 
Tuesday, May 17, 2022 - 7:11am
Bonnie Etherington and Delali Kumavie
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, June 15, 2022

This proposed special issue navigates the intersections of Black and Indigenous ecologies. Ecologies encompass natural and constructed environments, understories, and overstories that allow renewed attention to notions of mobility, modernity, protest, climate change, human and nonhuman relationality, and more. Ecologies shape and are shaped by macro as well as micro units of the community, the nation-state, and the global. Ecologies are also fundamental to the ways we approach and understand historical, social, political, and economic relationships around the world.

Reimagining #MeToo in South Asia And the Diaspora (Edited Collection of Essays)

updated: 
Tuesday, May 17, 2022 - 6:59am
Dr. Nidhi Shrivastava
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, July 1, 2022

This edited volume seeks to examine how sexual violence and feminist interventions in South Asia and the Diaspora have been articulated in the context of but, more importantly, in opposition to the #MeToo Movement. We seek to understand how the feminist movement has radically diverged from the assimilationist discourse of the #MeToo Movement and, consequently, the Global North. The #MeToo movement has not made an impact at the grassroots level because it is hinged on the victim-survivor to speak up. In an era where the Global North has been a model for influencing change in the Global South, there has been an inconspicuous absence of recognition and impact of the #MeToo Movement.

Reading Spatially: Summer School for PhD Researchers (Tampere, Finland, 20-22 June 2022)

updated: 
Sunday, May 8, 2022 - 12:15pm
Tampere University
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, May 31, 2021

This summer school, aimed at PhD researchers with a spatially oriented project in fields such as literary and cultural studies, film and visual culture studies, or cultural geography, asks what it means to read spatially – or to read for space – in practice. Recent decades have seen an explosion of spatially oriented approaches to the analysis of literary texts and other forms of cultural production. Ranging from literary geography and cultural cartography to geocriticism, geopoetics, material ecocriticism, and new forms of spatial phenomenology, these approaches offer exciting avenues for thinking about the many dimensions of real and imagined space.

The Ineffable Temporal: Coordinates of Time in the (Indian) Literary

updated: 
Sunday, May 8, 2022 - 12:14pm
Ritwick Bhattacharjee and Srinjoyee Dutta
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, October 12, 2022

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS
FOR
BOOK PUBLICATION BY AN INTERNATIONAL PUBLISHER

The Ineffable Temporal: Coordinates of Time in the (Indian) Literary

Edited by
Ritwick Bhattacharjee
Srinjoyee Dutta

Prospero - Rivista di Letterature e culture straniere A Journal of Foreign Literatures and Cultures Call for Papers Prospero XXVII, 2022

updated: 
Sunday, May 8, 2022 - 12:14pm
Prospero - A Journal of Foreign Literatures and Cultures -Rivista di Letterature e culture straniere -
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, June 1, 2022

Prospero, Rivista di Letterature e culture straniere, University of Trieste, Italy, invites contributions for the forthcoming general issue, volume XXVII (2022). Prospero is a double-blind peer reviewed, printed and entirely open access journal, published annually by EUT, Trieste University Press, Department of Humanities. It publishes articles and essays in the field of literary studies which consider texts and textual analysis from a wide hermeneutic, philological and historical perspective. It specifically focuses on literary studies considered in their interdisciplinary and transdisciplinary relationships with other cultural expressions.

Narratives of Criminality, Punishment and Social Justice in Children’s and Young Adult Literature

updated: 
Sunday, May 8, 2022 - 12:04pm
Department of English, Jadavpur University & Association for Children's Literature in South Asia
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, May 31, 2022

A 2 Day International Children’s & Young Adult Literature Conference
Organised by Jadavpur University, Department of English in collaboration with The
Association for Children’s Literature in South Asia
Dates: 5 - 6 August 2022
Deadline for Abstract Submission: 31st May 2022
Conference Location: Zoom

UPDATE: CFP Utopia and Ecotone: Contemporary Stakes

updated: 
Thursday, May 5, 2022 - 2:31am
Ghent University, Belgium
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, May 15, 2022

Utopia and Ecotone: Contemporary Stakes

Ecotones #8

Ghent University, Belgium, 29 September – 1 October 2022

 

 

In partnership with

EMMA (Université Paul-Valéry Montpellier 3), DIRE (Université de La Réunion), MFO (CNRS)

https://emma.www.univ-montp3.fr/fr/valorisation-partenariats/programmes-...́ens-et- internationaux/ecotones

 

Conference venue: Ghent University, Belgium

Dates: 29 September – 1 October 2022

Ruptures and Resilience: English Studies in the Now

updated: 
Friday, April 29, 2022 - 12:41pm
North South University
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, July 15, 2022

North South University

Dhaka, Bangladesh

International Conference in English Studies

 

Ruptures and Resilience: English Studies in the Now

November 4-5, 2022 

Organized by the Department of English and Modern Languages

 

~“You may make a rupture, draw a line of flight, yet there is still a danger that you will reencounter organizations that restratify everything, formations that restore power to a signifier, attributions that reconstitute a subject . . .” (Deleuze & Guattari, 9)

 

Gardening to Remember, Gardening to Forget Gardening as Memory Work in Contemporary Fiction

updated: 
Thursday, April 28, 2022 - 1:42pm
Dr. Deniz Gundogan Ibrisim, Sabanci University
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, September 1, 2022

Gardening is generally considered as an affective-material labor whereby, plants, soil, matter, and objects are transformed—through practices of care, love, and attention—into new well-planned landscapes, vegetation, and a good harvest.  Even though early writing, in Latin and Greek was more concerned with agriculture than gardening, writing about gardens has a long history in France and England, an tends to be rhetorical — in an attempt to tie the beauty and harmony found in great landscapes to higher artistic pursuits.

REMINDER: Geographies of Terror: The Fantastic and Quotidian

updated: 
Thursday, April 28, 2022 - 12:09pm
PAMLA
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, May 15, 2022

Upcoming deadline! May 15.

Geographies of Terror: The Fantastic and Quotidian 

Proposals invited for a special session panel at PAMLA's 2022 Conference, UCLA Luskin Conference Center and Hotel in Los Angeles, California

November 11 - 13, 2022 

 

Panel Organizer: Amanda Lagji alagji@pitzer.edu

 

Summer course: Gender, Sexuality, Literature and Culture (Intro to Science Fiction)

updated: 
Wednesday, April 27, 2022 - 11:40am
University of Massachusetts, Amherst
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, May 19, 2022

In this course, students will explore the ways in which sf writers deny mainstream representations of gender, sexuality, culture, nationality, and race by crafting stories that pulls in, rather than leaves out underrepresented groups of people. During the course we will focus on texts either by sf writers or about sf that allow us to re-think the mainstream. Through the focus on these texts we will ultimately assess the extent to which literature, particularly sf, acts as a vehicle for socio-cultural, and ideological change. 

 

As we read, view, and discuss these texts, we will pursue the following:

 

Learning Objectives:

 

Urban Poetics and Politics in Contemporary South Asia and the Middle East

updated: 
Wednesday, April 27, 2022 - 11:36am
Moussa Pourya Asl, Ph.D., Universiti Sains Malaysia
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, June 15, 2022

CALL FOR BOOK CHAPTER PROPOSALS:

Urban Poetics and Politics in Contemporary South Asia and the Middle East

 

Abstract Submission Deadline: Jun 15, 2022

Full Chapters Due: Aug 28, 2022

Publisher: IGI Global (Tier-1;Nearly all IGI Global publications are indexed in Scopus)

Webpage: https://www.igi-global.com/publish/call-for-papers/call-details/5937

 
 

CFP

Taking the Mic: Black British Spoken Word Poetry Since 1965

updated: 
Wednesday, April 27, 2022 - 4:10am
Poetry Off the Page Project
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, June 15, 2022

Taking the Mic:
Black British Spoken Word Poetry Since 1965
Aesthetics, Activisms, Auralities

Central School of Speech and Drama, University of London, UK.
Friday 18th November 2022

Keynote Speakers: Carolyn Cooper, Professor Emerita, University of the West Indies, Mona, Jamaica
and TBA

Deadline for Abstracts: 15th June 2022

Thresholds of How and Where They Entered: Rereading Racial Discourse in American Literature

updated: 
Thursday, April 21, 2022 - 12:39pm
Karyn L Hixson / University of Texas - San Antonio
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, May 20, 2022

NEW UPDATED DEADLINE! ! !  MAY 20th

 

Karyn Hixson is a graduate fellow at the University of Texas-San Antonio. Her research centers on African American female political activism, linguistic justice, and anti-racist pedagogies utilizing visual rhetoric of civil rights movements of the late 19th and 20th Centuries.  

Call for Papers – Midwest Modern Language Association 2022 Conference

Decolonising Media and Communication Studies Education in Africa

updated: 
Thursday, April 21, 2022 - 11:48am
Co-editors: Drs. Selina Mudavanhu (McMaster University), Shepherd Mpofu (University of Limpopo), Kezia Batisai (University of Johannesburg)
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, May 15, 2022

Call for Chapter Proposals:  

Decolonizing Media and Communication Studies Education in Africa  

We are seeking abstracts (250 words maximum) together with a short biography and subsequently 6,000 word chapters for an edited book that explores the topic of decolonizing media and communication education in Africa.

ImmUnity and CommUnity

updated: 
Wednesday, April 20, 2022 - 2:16pm
LVSD, EREPLIC
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, May 15, 2022

 

 

Faculty of Letters and Human Sciences, Agadir, Morocco

 

Laboratory Values, Society, and Development (LVSD)

Group on Ethics, Representation and Politics in Literature and Culture (EREPLIC)

Organizes  

An International Conference on:

 

ImmUnity and CommUnity

2-3 November, 2022

 

Call for Papers

The British Empire and Colonial Famines: History, Culture, Critique

updated: 
Wednesday, April 20, 2022 - 2:14pm
Royal Society of Edinburgh Research Network, University of Edinburgh
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, May 30, 2022

‘The British Empire, Scotland, and Indian Famines: A Royal Society of Edinburgh Research Network’ presents two conferences on

The British Empire and Colonial Famines: History, Culture, Critique

University of Edinburgh and IIIT Guwahati

Sep 8-9, 2022 and Jan 7-8, 2023

DEADLINE EXTENDED 2022 Midwest MLA; English Literature Before 1800

updated: 
Tuesday, April 19, 2022 - 1:05pm
June Oh / Michigan State University
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, May 2, 2022

In addressing the MMLA conference theme, “Post-Now,” the permanent section on “English Literature Before 1800” welcomes papers exploring any moments in pre-1800 literary scenes and contexts that relates our cultural moment.  Topics may include, but are by no means limited to, representation, identity categories (race, class, gender, age, sexuality, disability, etc.), technologies, political movements, audience responses, and any other critical issues from any period and genre. Reflections on pedagogy and classroom practices that address the “Post-Now” theme are welcome.  

Refractions Inaugural Issue

updated: 
Friday, April 15, 2022 - 7:30pm
Refractions: A Journal of Postcolonial Cultural Criticism
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, April 30, 2022

Refractions: A Journal of Postcolonial Cultural Criticism is a journal dedicated to interdisciplinary and experimental scholarship in postcolonial cultural studies. In physics, refraction is the phenomenon by which a wave changes its direction as it passes from one medium to another, and in the process, alters perception of that thing.

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