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20th-century War-writings and Film: An Anthology of Critical Approaches

updated: 
Friday, November 25, 2022 - 7:28pm
Prof. Pinaki Roy, Department of English, Raiganj University, India
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, March 15, 2023

"20TH-CENTURY WAR-WRITINGS AND FILM: AN ANTHOLOGY OF CRITICAL APPROACHES"

Editor: Pinaki Roy

The proposed anthology of critical writings on 20th-century war-literature and war-movies is likely to be published from an old and reputed university-press located in northern U.K.

The last date for submissions is 15 March 2023.

Volume 1, Issue 1: "Crossings" in Undergraduate Interdisciplinary Feminist Research

updated: 
Tuesday, November 22, 2022 - 1:24pm
Crossings: Swarthmore Undergraduate Feminist Research Journal
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 16, 2022

Crossings is a new, open-access undergraduate interdisciplinary research journal at Swarthmore College that provides a forum for discourse on feminist theory and scholarship. The title is inspired by M. Jacqui Alexander’s Pedagogies of Crossing, which takes as its basis the concept of the Middle Passage, the Crossing, to understand Black transnational feminism’s erosion of boundaries —disciplinary conventions, respectability politics, national borders, and bodies that are gendered, sexualized, and racialized, among others kinds of categories—  in relation to empire and postmodernity. 

International Conference on Crime and Punishment in Colonial India: History, Literature and Testimony

updated: 
Monday, November 21, 2022 - 1:58am
K. K. Das College, Kolkata, West Bengal, India
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, November 20, 2022

International Conference

on

Crime and Punishment in Colonial India: History, Literature and Testimony

  • The deadline has been extended to 25 November 2022. 

 

A One-day In Person International Conference on Crime and Punishment in Colonial India

Organised by the Department of English & I. Q.A. C., K. K. Das College, Kolkata

in collaboration with New Alipore College & Maheshtala college, Kolkata

Date: 9 December, 2022

Deadline of Abstract Submission: 20 November, 2022

Reminder: British Commonwealth and Postcolonial Studies Conference

updated: 
Friday, November 18, 2022 - 9:20am
British Commonwealth and Postcolonial Studies Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, December 15, 2022

The British Commonwealth and Postcolonial Studies Conference, inaugurated in 1992 — the oldest and longest-running annual meeting of its kind in the United States — calls for presentations situated in colonial and postcolonial histories, literatures, creative and performing arts, politics, economics, and all other aspects of the countries formerly colonized by Britain and other European powers.

In the 32 years of this conference, there has perhaps never been a more urgent time to address the fundamental issues of postcolonial studies: justice, injustice, the imposition of power, and the mechanisms of control.

2023 Law and Humanities Interdisciplinary Workshop for Junior Scholars

updated: 
Friday, November 18, 2022 - 9:19am
Law and Humanities Interdisciplinary Workshop for Junior Scholars
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, December 15, 2022

2023 LAW AND HUMANITIES INTERDISCIPLINARY WORKSHOP FOR JUNIOR SCHOLARS Call for Participation

Georgetown University Law Center, Stanford Law School, UCLA School of Law, the University of Pennsylvania, and the University of Southern California Center for Law, History, and Culture invite submissions for the 22nd meeting of the Law and Humanities Interdisciplinary Workshop for Junior Scholars, to be held at Georgetown Law Center, Washington, DC, on May 24-25, 2023.

 

ABOUT THE WORKSHOP

Decolonizing Bodies (Edited Collection)

updated: 
Wednesday, November 16, 2022 - 5:01pm
Carolyn Ureña/ University of Pennsylvania
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, December 15, 2022

Decolonizing Bodies

Editors: Carolyn Ureña (University of Pennsylvania) and Saiba Varma (UC San Diego)

 

Call for papers -- “Reckonings and Re-Imaginings”: Imagining and Enacting the Terms Under which We Might Create a Radically Different World -- ILSA 2023 Annual Gathering

updated: 
Wednesday, November 16, 2022 - 5:00pm
Indigenous Literary Studies Association (ILSA)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 13, 2023

“Reckonings and Re-Imaginings”: Imagining and Enacting the Terms Under which We Might Create a Radically Different World

 A Gathering of the Indigenous Literary Studies Association

 May 31-June 2, 2023

As part of the Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences, York University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

BOTANY, SEXUALITY, (UN)COMMONALITY - Panel proposed at the 2023 ASLE + AESS Conference: “Reclaiming the Commons”

updated: 
Wednesday, November 16, 2022 - 4:56pm
Association for the Study of Literature and Environment - 2023
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 9, 2022

Panel proposed at the 2023 ASLE + AESS Conference: “Reclaiming the Commons”

July 9-12, 2023 in Portland, Oregon

What are the possibilities—and limitations—of investigating commonalities between the plant and the human for discovering new forms of trans, nonbinary, and genderfluid sexualities? How might the study of vegetal forms of agency trouble the very notion of sexual subjectivity as something that originates inside an individual, rather than its environment? Given the role of botany as both a sexual and colonial science, how do postcolonial authors create new rhetorical relations to plant life to express not only queer sexual identities, but the specificities of postcolonial identity more broadly?

Samuel Beckett's Drama and the Undoing of Myths of Empire and Imperialism

updated: 
Wednesday, November 16, 2022 - 4:55pm
Samuel Beckett Working Group at IFTR
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, January 31, 2023

Call for Papers for the Samuel Beckett Working Group at IFTR in Accra, Ghana, 24th-28th July 2023

Samuel Beckett’s Drama and the Undoing of Myths of Empire and Imperialism 

 

Call for papers, Vol 4, Issue 2

updated: 
Wednesday, November 16, 2022 - 4:53pm
International Review of Literary Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, December 15, 2022

Call for Papers:

Upcoming Volum 4, Issue 2 July-December 2022

International Review of Literary Studies (IRLS) is an International peer-review journal of literary studies that publishes original research articles, review papers, book reviews, and cutting-edge research informed by Literary and Cultural Theory. Acceptable themes include, but are not limited to, the following:

Indian Spiritual Traditions and Resistance to Colonial Epistemes

updated: 
Tuesday, November 15, 2022 - 12:47pm
Mirik college, university of North bengal, India
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, December 15, 2022

While interest in postcolonialism has spanned a vast number of sub-fields and disciplines such as psychological explorations of resistance, the persistence of colonial topography in post-colonial governmentality, etc. not much attention has been given to the domain of Indian spirituality as an effective counter-discourse to the Colonial epistemic tradition.

ASLE + AESS 2023: (Non)fictional Representations of Labor in Reclaiming the Commons

updated: 
Monday, November 14, 2022 - 12:48pm
Matt Morgenstern / Purdue University
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, December 1, 2022

Environmental humanists are uniquely poised to consider how creative texts (including but not limited to novels, short stories, poems, films, theatre, visual art media, and podcasts) represent the imagined labor of reclamating the commons across a variety of contexts. Though these representations may range from realist to fabulist, from actionable to impossible, EH teachers, writers, scholars, and activists can share these representations to inspire new, detailed methods of reclamation. Accordingly, this panel considers how various texts represent the labor of reclaiming the commons and how those representations speak to real-world reclamation efforts.

Revised Culture-bound syndromes in Popular Culture/Call for Chapters_ROUTLEDGE

updated: 
Monday, November 14, 2022 - 10:02am
Titu Maiorescu University, Bucharest, Romania
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, November 30, 2022

UPDATE 3 November

 

Dear colleagues, 

 

We are seeking proposals for chapters on:

- Cultural syndromes from Latin America: Locura, Mal de pelea, Nervios, Susto (but not only) in popular culture: cartoons, telenovelas, media, films, literature etc. 

- Cultural syndromes from the Middle East/Africa (e.g. the evil eye) in popular culture.

We already have chapters covering the "jinn" and "voodoo death".

We have secured a contract offer with Routledge. 

Please send your abstract proposal (400 words) + a short bio (200 words) to the editor at prof.irina.pelea@gmail.com

Wilson College Humanities Conference--The Animal Turn

updated: 
Sunday, November 13, 2022 - 6:03pm
Wendell Smith/Wilson College's M.A. in Humanities
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 16, 2023

 

 

Wilson College Humanities Conference

Theme: The Animal Turn

Saturday, February 25, 2023: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. EST
Held in the Brooks Complex of Wilson College in Chambersburg, PA
Sponsored by Wilson College’s M.A. in Humanities Program

Reminder - CFP - HyperCultura - 11/2022

updated: 
Friday, November 11, 2022 - 10:06am
Hyperion University, Romania
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, November 16, 2022

CFP - HyperCultura - no. 11/2022

Dear Colleagues,

We just want to remind you to submit articles for our next issue, due March-April 2023. Continuing the last issue’s approach, and in accordance with the times we live in, we will welcome papers on the following themes: NATIONALISM/ POST-NATIONALISM,  COLONIALISM/ POSTCOLONIALISM/ DECOLONIZATION, RACE, GENDER STUDIES, ETHNICITY, and IDENTITY. Following our Journal’s profile, we only receive articles on the following domains: LITERATURE (not classic), MEDIA STUDIES, FILM STUDIES, VISUAL AND  PERFORMATIVE ARTS, and TEACHING (language and literature). Comparative papers are encouraged, although this is not a “must."

International Conference The Presence of the Past: Problematising Temporalities in Irish Studies

updated: 
Thursday, November 10, 2022 - 3:47pm
SOFEIR (French Society of Irish Studies)
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, December 1, 2022

Conference of the SOFEIR (Société Française d’Études irlandaises / French Association of Irish Studies)

9-10 March 2023

University of Lille, France

Call for Papers

 

The Presence of the Past:

Problematising Temporalities in Irish Studies

African Literature Association Panel

updated: 
Thursday, November 10, 2022 - 3:08pm
African Literature Association
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, December 1, 2022

Intra-African Migration and Kinship Structures: Reframing Afropolitanism  

 

Afropolitanism has generated a great deal of debate and discussion, and many panels on Afropolitanism have been organized at African Literature Association conferences since the first such a panel in 2015.  These discussions often point out how Afropolitan concepts can question national and geographical affiliations and dislodge fixed ideas of belonging in the contemporary world. Too often the scholarship focuses on Africans’ connections to the West, a focus that has provoked significant controversies and disagreements.

The Banshee Issue 3: Homelands

updated: 
Thursday, November 10, 2022 - 3:05pm
The Banshee
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 1, 2023

THE BANSHEE, the leading journal for women who scream, publishes new poetry, fiction, non-fiction, art, and drama by women. Now accepting submissions for Issue 3 on the theme of HOMELANDS.

 

The Banshee accepts creative, journalistic, and academic submissions of up to 3,000 words in length, with no minimum length. We particularly welcome pieces of 900 words or less. Topics might include, but are not limited to:

 

Call for Papers: Luso/Hispanophone Caucus of the African Literature Association (LHCALA)

updated: 
Thursday, November 10, 2022 - 3:03pm
African Literature Association- LHCALA
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, December 12, 2022

At its 48th Annual Conference (Knoxville, TN, May 24-27, 2023), titled Crossings: Africans Moving In/Across Space and Time, the African Literature Association (ALA) proposes to focus on migrations and other forms of movements of Africans and their descendants.

Call for Chapter Abstracts: 'Staying Together: NatureCulture in a Changing World' (Lexington Books)

updated: 
Thursday, November 10, 2022 - 3:01pm
Kaushani Mondal (University of North Bengal, India)
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, November 30, 2022

CALL FOR CHAPTERS

Abstracts are invited for the book titled Staying Together: NatureCulture in a Changing World contracted by Lexington Books, Rowman and Littlefield. Contributors include: Caren Irr (Brandeis University), Alf Hornborg (Lund University), Dominic Boyer (Rice University), Subhankar Banerjee (The University of New Mexico), Scott Slovic (University of Idaho), Lenka Filipova (Freie Universitat, Berlin), Nikoleta Zampaki (National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece), Micheal Northcott (University of Edinburgh & Universitas Gadjah Mada, Indonesia) and others. The book will come out in 2023. 

 

The productivity of ‘negative emotions’ in postcolonial literatures

updated: 
Tuesday, November 8, 2022 - 9:35am
Isabelle Wentworth / University of New South Wales
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, December 1, 2022

Emotions, affect, and moods do not happen to us. Rather, we are our emotions: they configure our manner of relating to, and existing within the world. Ontologies of emotion—in their embodied and symbolic dimensions—alter our perceptions, experiences, and predictions of ourselves and our environment in ways which problematize inside/outside and mind/body dualities. This is also true of the so-called ‘negative emotions’. Studies of negative affect abound in the humanities, from Aristotle’s fear and pity, Heidegger’s angst, and Robert Burton’s melancholy, to Sartre’s nausea, Germaine Greer’s rage, Kristeva’s disgust, and, more recently, Sianne Ngai’s “ugly feelings.”

Struggle and/as Transformation

updated: 
Saturday, November 5, 2022 - 11:08pm
Hybrid Virtual and In-Person Conference at Marquette University, Organized by AEGS and Sponsored by the Department of English
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, February 1, 2023

Call for Papers

DEADLINE EXTENDED - 13th Annual AAAD Studies Conference, "Roots, Limbs, and Leaves"

updated: 
Friday, November 4, 2022 - 1:24pm
African African American and Diaspora Studies Center at James Madison University
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, November 15, 2022

13th Annual African, African American, and Diaspora Studies (AAAD) Interdisciplinary Conference

Hosted by James Madison University, Harrisonburg, VA

February 14-17, 2023

Deadline EXTENDED: November 15, 2022

The African, African American, and Diaspora Studies Center at James Madison University invites proposals for its annual interdisciplinary conference, to be held from Tuesday, February 14 to Friday, February 17, 2023.  The conference brings together scholars and archivists from a wide variety of overlapping and intersecting fields. This year’s theme is “Roots, Limbs, and Leaves.”

Cultural Histories of Empire

updated: 
Thursday, November 3, 2022 - 11:49am
International Society for Cultural History
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, December 20, 2022

International Society for Cultural History
2023 annual conference
Cultural Histories of Empire, 19-22 June 2023
Singapore

Plenary speakers

-Jane Lydon, Wesfarmers Chair of Australian History, University of Western Australia

-Carlos F. Noreña, Professor of History, University of California, Berkeley

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