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Gothic Dreams/Gothic Nightmares

updated: 
Monday, February 10, 2020 - 4:08pm
Anthem Press
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, April 30, 2020

CFP — GOTHIC DREAMS/GOTHIC NIGHTMARES

New Animism: Creativity and Critique (University of Leeds, 18–20 June 2020)

updated: 
Monday, February 10, 2020 - 4:04pm
Dominic O'Key and Sam Durrant, University of Leeds
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, March 15, 2020

New Animism: Creativity and Critique  

A Symposium at the University of Leeds, 18–20 June 2020 

 

Keynote Speakers 

Tim Ingold (University of Aberdeen) 

Christopher Bracken (University of Alberta) 

 

Conference 2020: ‘The Literature of Trinidad and Tobago 1980-2020’

updated: 
Monday, February 10, 2020 - 3:55pm
The University of the West Indies St Augustine
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, March 31, 2020

This Conference is the first of what is expected to be a series of collaborations aimed at surveying late twentieth century and early twenty-first century developments in the oral and written literature of all the islands of the English-speaking Caribbean including Guyana and Belize.

 

The first component of the initiating Trinidad and Tobago conference is the production of an annotated Bibliography of works by writers of Trinidad and Tobago led by the Library of the University of the West Indies, NALIS and the National Archives.

 

Call for Submissions for The JOURNAL OF HISPANIC AND LUSOPHONE WHITENESS STUDIES (HLWS)

updated: 
Monday, February 10, 2020 - 3:51pm
Western Oregon University
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 1, 2023

THE JOURNAL OF HISPANIC AND LUSOPHONE WHITENESS STUDIES (HLWS) is open access, peer-reviewed, interdisciplinary journal and is published annually. HLWS accepts submissions year-round on a rolling basis. The Journal promotes the research on non-Anglocentric Studies of Whiteness in the Lusophone, Hispanic (Iberian, Latin American, Caribbean, U.S. Latino/a, Afro-Hispanic Studies, including North African, the Western Saharan and Equatorial Guinean) cultural productions from any period.

Authoritarianism and Southeast Asia (MLA 2021 Toronto)

updated: 
Monday, February 10, 2020 - 3:51pm
Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, March 18, 2020

The Southeast Asian and Diasporic Forum of the Modern Language Association invites submissions for a panel:

 

Authoritarianism and Southeast Asia

 

Modern Language Association Annual Convention

January 7–10, 2021, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Presidential Theme: “Persistence”

 

Irish Studies at Rocky Mountain MLA

updated: 
Monday, February 10, 2020 - 3:50pm
Rocky Mountain MLA
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, March 31, 2020

Conference. Rocky Mountain MLA, October 7-10 2020, Millennium Harvest Hotel, Boulder, CO

Irish Studies. Marshall Johnson, English Dept./0098, University of Nevada, Reno, NV 89557; marshalljohnson@unr.edu.

First-Ever Irish Studies Panel at RMMLA!

This year's theme: Borders

CFP for Postcolonial Interventions, Vol. V. Issue 2, June 2020

updated: 
Monday, February 10, 2020 - 3:48pm
Postcolonial Interventions
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, March 31, 2020

There are two ways of defining what we mean by the precariat. One is to say it is a distinctive socio-economic group, so that by definition a person is in it or not in it. This is useful in terms of images and analyses, and it allows us to use what Max Weber called an ‘ideal type’. In this spirit, the precariat could be described as a neologism that combines an adjective ‘precarious’ and a related noun ‘proletariat’.

                                                                                                                                – Guy Standing

Call for Papers for Critical Insights: Life of Pi (2020)

updated: 
Friday, February 7, 2020 - 9:20am
Adam T. Bogar / NCIS
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, March 1, 2020

Call for Papers for Critical Insights: Life of Pi (2020)

 

ABSTRACT SUBMISSION DEADLINE EXTENDED UNTIL MARCH 1, 2020

 

This is a call for chapter proposals for a forthcoming edited collection on the 2001 philosophical novel Life of Pi by Canadian author Yann Martel. This volume will be published in Fall 2020 by Salem Press as part of the following subseries of their Critical Insights collection: https://www.salempress.com/ci_works.

 

In line with the expectations of the Critical Insights series, I ultimately seek essays that:

Mutating ecologies in contemporary art: machinic capitalism, molecularized selves & subsistential territories

updated: 
Tuesday, February 4, 2020 - 7:46am
Christian Alonso (AGI Art Globalization, Interculturality, University of Barcelona)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, February 28, 2020

IV International symposium. Barcelona, April 28th, 2020. MACBA Museu d'Art Contemporani de Barcelona. Coordinated by Christian Alonso (University of Barcelona). Keynoted by Gerald Raunig (Zürich University of the Arts, Zürich, European Institute for Progressive Cultural Policies, Vienna)

(Sub)Merged, UBC English Graduate Conference

updated: 
Friday, January 31, 2020 - 8:08pm
Endnotes, The University of British Columbia English Graduate Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, February 15, 2020

Located at the edge of Vancouver’s city limits, the University of British Columbia is perched on the edge of an ocean. Down an interminable set of winding stairs is Wreck Beach, and with a few more steps you are submerged in the saltwater of the sea. As a West Coast school, the possibility of submersion is always waiting at our door. What does this mean in a time of climate catastrophe and imminent sea level rise? How do we navigate relationships to the ocean, to submersion, and drowning in these chaotic times?  Submersion evokes the existence of multiple, nuanced truths and interpretations.

Critique in the Postcolonial Anthropocene

updated: 
Friday, January 31, 2020 - 1:03pm
Saronik Bosu, New York University
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, March 15, 2020

Critique in the Postcolonial Anthropocene Special Session at the 2021 MLA Convention  The 'postcolonial anthropocene', as the relationship of decentered human subjects with various forms of non-human lives and materialities in the postcolony, offers opportunities to interrogate new and unique forms of the anthropocene in postcolonial contexts. It leads to a range of questions provoked by the inhabitation of a postcolonial contemporary, thus reasserting the fragility of the human and its relationship to the environment as subject and object. Upon such a premise, how do we adapt the traditions of critique inherited from the twentieth century for this new understanding of the postcolonial?

"Objects" and "Medieval Empires" - CLCS Medieval MLA 2021 (Toronto)

updated: 
Friday, January 31, 2020 - 12:55pm
Shirin A. Khanmohamadi
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, March 15, 2020

Please check out these CFPs for MLA 2021 in Toronto, sponsored by the CLCS Medieval Forum ObjectsHow do objects circulating within and around premodern literary texts reframe or intervene in traditional (national or imperial) literary histories or unearth new “global” literary histories? 250-word abstracts to Shirin Khanmohamadi (shirin1@sfsu.ed) by March 15. Medieval EmpiresWhat is a medieval empire? Extending the debate beyond the controversies of statehood in Europe, the panel considers non-European empires of the medieval world, imaginary or real, isolated or in contact with Europe. 250-word abstracts to Amy Vines (anvines@uncg.edu) by March 15.

 

 

[Deadline Extended] Entangled Englishes in Translocal Spaces: An International Conference

updated: 
Thursday, January 30, 2020 - 10:10am
University of Liberal Arts Bangladesh
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, February 15, 2020

UNIVERSITY OF LIBERAL ARTS BANGLADESH

International Conference on

Entangled Englishes in Translocal Spaces

21-22 June 2020

Keynote Speaker:

Professor Robert Phillipson

Professor Emeritus

Copenhagen Business School, Denmark

 

Keynote Speaker:

Professor Alastair Pennycook

Distinguished Professor of Language, Society and Education

University of Technology Sydney, Australia

 

Plenary Speakers:

Through the Looking Glass: Orientalism, Reverse Orientalism and Beyond in Literature and Film

updated: 
Thursday, January 30, 2020 - 4:58am
Sharmani Patricia Gabriel/Universiti Malaya
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, February 28, 2020

CFP FOR EDITED COLLECTION (2020)

 

Working Title for Proposed Volume: 

Through the Looking Glass: Orientalism, Reverse Orientalism and Beyond in Literature and Film

 

Editors:

Sharmani Patricia Gabriel

Professor

Department of English

Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences

Universiti Malaya

Kuala Lumpur

Malaysia

 

Bernard Wilson

Professor (Adjunct)

Department of English Language, Communication and Cultures

The University of the Sacred Heart

NWSA 2020 Asexuality Studies

updated: 
Wednesday, January 29, 2020 - 4:17pm
Asexuality Studies Interest Group National Women’s Studies Association (NWSA)
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, February 10, 2020

2020 Call for Papers on Asexuality

Asexuality Studies Interest Group

National Women’s Studies Association (NWSA)

The Poetics, Politics, and Praxis of Transnational Feminisms

Minneapolis, Minnesota November 12-15, 2020

Site/Seeing: Sites of Spectatorship

updated: 
Wednesday, January 29, 2020 - 4:17pm
Maggie Sivit / University of Chicago
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, February 20, 2020

Site/Seeing: Sites of Spectatorship

16th Annual Graduate Student Conference

Department of Cinema and Media Studies, University of Chicago

April 24-25, 2020

Keynote Speaker: Alison Griffiths

www.sitesofspectatorship.com

 

Iowa Journal of Cultural Studies - Reviews (EXTENDED DEADLINE)

updated: 
Monday, January 27, 2020 - 5:50pm
Iowa Journal of Cultural Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, February 28, 2019

Iowa Journal of Cultural Studies - Reviews

deadline for submissions:

December 15, 2019

full name / name of organization:

Iowa Journal of Cultural Studies

contact email: ijcs@uiowa.edu

The Iowa Journal of Cultural Studies, a peer-reviewed academic journal edited by graduate students at the University of Iowa and dedicated to publishing cultural studies scholarship from both established and emerging scholars, is currently soliciting book reviews for our upcoming issue: Speaking of Violence. The Deadline for Reviews is Sunday, December 15th, 2019.

06/01/20) "Spaces," SCLA Oct 29-Oct 31 2020, Austin TX

updated: 
Monday, January 27, 2020 - 2:14pm
Society For Comparative Literature and the Arts
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, June 1, 2020

“Spaces”

2020 Meeting of the Society for Comparative Literature and the Arts

October 29-31, 2020

Hilton Garden Inn

Austin, Texas

 

Call for Papers

 

International Conference – A Hairy Affair: The Material Poetics of Hair

updated: 
Friday, January 24, 2020 - 12:46pm
Graduate School Language & Literature, LMU Munich
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, February 29, 2020

Rapunzel lowers her plaited hair 20 cubits deep, so that her prince can climb into her hermetically sealed tower. Donald Trump’s signature quiff – a piece of interwoven fabric with no evident beginning and end – is treated as a metaphor for his relationship to truth and politics. Samson defeats the Philistines oppressing the Israelites in the Old Testament with his superhuman strength: the origin of his invincibility lies in the vigour of his hair as long as it is not cut.

Marx in the American Grain

updated: 
Friday, January 24, 2020 - 12:03pm
Nineteenth-Century Prose
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, May 15, 2020

Deadline extended:  Nineteenth-Century Prose is publishing a special edition in the fall of 2020 to be titled “Marx in the American Grain.” Submissions should engage Karl Marx and/or Marxist theory as it applies to the American project writ large. Essays from across the disciplines that focus on the long nineteenth century (1840-1920) in nonfiction prose and cultural studies (including history, politics, economics, history of ideas, etc.)  are welcome. Send 500 word abstracts and basic bio to dmadsion.furrh@csupueblo.edu

The deadline for submissions is May 15, 2020.

Historicizing Myths in Contemporary India: Cinematic Representations and Nationalist / Fascist Agendas

updated: 
Wednesday, January 22, 2020 - 10:37am
Swapna Gopinath/Rutuja Deshmukh
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, March 15, 2020

Call for papers for a book approved for publication by Routledge, on Bollywood cinema, expected to fall within the interdisciplinary spaces of Cultural Studies, Film Studies and Postcolonial Studies.

Even as the air in Delhi grows increasingly toxic and poisonous, a fearful, dreaded specter is haunting the subcontinent today, just as toxic as the poisonous air. The rise and rise of Hindutva, or Hindu nationalism or political Hindu agenda that has engulfed India has also initiated the favorite pursuit of right wing of invoking the ‘glorious past’. This ‘glorious past is primarily being invoked by a surge of historical(s) in Bollywood. 

Oxford Research in English: Issue 11, Destinations

updated: 
Wednesday, January 22, 2020 - 10:24am
Oxford Research in English
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, March 1, 2020

Destination – the word itself concerns both journey and journey’s end. For this issue of Oxford Research in English, we invite articles that delve into arrival and setting forth in literature, as well as the textual, intertextual and extratextual ways one can examine literary places and spaces. “Destination” derives from the Latin dēstināre—to resolve, to determine, to destine— before journeying into French and arriving in English.

[UPDATE/DEADLINE EXTENDED] Call for Chapter Proposals: The City Speaks: Re-presenting Urban Spaces in Indian Literature [Edited Volume]

updated: 
Monday, January 20, 2020 - 3:48am
Subashish Bhattacharjee and Goutam Karmakar
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, March 31, 2020

The city has been a zone of contention for a considerable amount of time in literature—a producer of narratives as well as a consumer. These cities have embodied their characters and their narratives in a way that is reflective of the city’s topology, genealogy, and living archaeology. Literature, therefore, often serves to excavate the cities through its representations, and is also, in turn, unearthed. Rather than visualising the city as a null-space that exists horizontally to frame the literary work, the cities in literary works across its myriad cultural and national histories have turned more serpentine, more transgressive, and have moved in unpredictable trajectories.

Call for Submissions to Maritime Journal: Deadline Extended

updated: 
Friday, January 17, 2020 - 12:51pm
Kathryn Mudgett/The Nautilus: A Maritime Journal of Literature, History, and Culture
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, February 8, 2020

Deadline Extended to February 8, 2020. The Nautilus: A Maritime Journal of Literature, History, and Culture, a peer-reviewed scholarly publication, seeks submissions for its eleventh annual issue, to be published in spring 2020. Contributors are encouraged to submit manuscripts on any aspect of maritime literature, history, or culture, following MLA style, using endnotes and the works cited format. Manuscripts are usually in the range of 20-25 pages; however, shorter and longer works are sometimes accepted for publication.

Global Cities: Culture, Ecology, World Literature

updated: 
Monday, January 13, 2020 - 2:34pm
Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, February 7, 2020

Deadline extended to 7th February 2020

 

Global Cities: Culture, Ecology, World Literature

11-12 June 2020

Keynote speakers: Prof. Jini Kim Watson (NYU), Prof. Rashmi Varma (U of Warwick)

 

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