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Children and Political Conflict

updated: 
Saturday, September 25, 2021 - 6:49pm
The Critical Childhoods and Youth Studies Collective (CCYSC)
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, October 5, 2021

We are excited to announce the CCYSC Blog Theme for October and November 2021: "Children and Political Conflict".

 

The impact of political conflict has been widely understood in terms of destruction to property, casualties and displacement. Changing trends in the nature of conflicts suggest that conflicts are more often protracted and occur increasingly in populated civil areas. (Save the Children International, 2018). As a result, the consequences are now being seen beyond the damage to tangible properties and bodies, through  intangible psychosocial impact. 

Theorizing Jack London: The 2021 Jack London Society 15th Biennial Symposium

updated: 
Friday, September 24, 2021 - 2:26pm
The Jack London Society
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, October 31, 2021

[Proposal and Registration Deadlines Extended]

The 15th Biennial Jack London Society Symposium will be held December 9–12, 2021 at The Sonoma Valley Inn & Krug Event Center in Sonoma, California.

The organizers of the 2021 Jack London Society Symposium encourage participants to experiment with innovative, alternative, and established theoretical approaches to the life and work of Jack London.We welcome conventional 20-minute paper presentations and panel submissions on any aspect of the author’s life and work. Proposals for roundtables or teaching presentations are encouraged, especially those that connect London with other writers and artists.

CONTEMPORARY CRITICAL PERSPECTIVES ON RABINDRANATH TAGORE

updated: 
Friday, September 24, 2021 - 10:51am
Upanayan Publications
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, September 30, 2021

CONTEMPORARY CRITICAL PERSPECTIVES

ON

RABINDRANATH TAGORE

CALL FOR PAPERS

Research articles are invited to the anthology of  essays titled Contemporary Critical Perspectives on Rabindranath Tagore. Artilces should focus on his creative life and works. The prospective authors shall focus on any of the following works, themes or on Tagore’s life as a pioneering artist, educator and social reformer:

1. Rabindranath Tagore: Religion and Philosophy
2. Tagore’s Poetry: Vision and Diction
3. Rabindranath Tagore’s Short stories

4. Tagore: The Dramatist
5. Rabindranath Tagore’s Novels

« Les géographies imaginaires de l’esclavage dans la littérature, les arts et les musées »

updated: 
Thursday, September 23, 2021 - 11:13am
Le Mans University
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, December 15, 2021

Colloque international Université du Mans / Université d’Abomey-Calavi 11 - 12 – 13 mai 2022 Lieu du colloque

Université d’Abomey-Calavi & Ouidah 

Bénin

 Appel à communications « Les géographies imaginaires de l’esclavage dans la littérature, les arts et les musées »  

‘Coercion and Wage Labour: Exploring Labour Relations Through History and Art’

updated: 
Thursday, September 16, 2021 - 3:17pm
University of Vienna
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, October 31, 2021

Coercion in work is a universal human experience that can be found in manifold forms of labour relations, both contemporary and historical. The analysis of coercive mechanisms in labour relations draws on various disciplinary approaches, mediums and tools.

Unjust Philologies in the "Modern University"

updated: 
Thursday, September 16, 2021 - 3:17pm
American Comparative Literature Association 2022
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, October 31, 2021

In this seminar, we wish to examine how people of different positionalities vis a vis the ‘center’ and ‘peripheries’ of modern research universities, practice comparative literary studies within institutions which, from the start, were built upon the logic of exclusion and exclusionary tactics.  The “modern university” stands in a long tradition of colonial and racialized traditions of knowledge-making which purported to be secular and universalizable.

Post-Colonial Literature (CEA 3/31/22–4/2/22)

updated: 
Thursday, September 16, 2021 - 3:15pm
College English Association
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, November 1, 2021

Call for Papers, Post-Colonial Literature at CEA 2022

March 31-April 2, 2022 | Birmingham, Alabama

Sheraton Hotel, Birmingham | 2201 Richard Arrington Jr Blvd N, Birmingham, AL 35203

The College English Association, a gathering of scholar-teachers in English studies, welcomes proposals for presentations on Post-Colonial Literature for our 52nd annual conference. Submit your proposal at www.cea-web.org

Post-Colonial literature is ripe for themes of justice in all forms. 

Conference Theme: Justice

“ Femmes solidaires d’Afriques transatlantiques: Sororité, amitié ou conflits?"

updated: 
Wednesday, September 15, 2021 - 2:40pm
Stephanie Diane Tsakeu Mazan/NeMLA
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, September 30, 2021

Le présent panel se veut le lieu d’exploration et de questionnement des difficultés auxquelles sont confrontées les femmes qui sont loin d’être préoccupées par la construction d’une communauté centrée autour d’une conception sororale unique. Leur engagement dans le cadre des luttes politiques tout comme leur rôle en tant que « gardiennes du temple » des traditions séculaires patriarcales ne sont plus à démontrer. Cependant, existe-t-il des associations des femmes africaines à caractère essentiellement féministe ?

Theatre and Social Action

updated: 
Wednesday, September 15, 2021 - 2:40pm
Methuen Drama Handbooks series
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, October 1, 2021

Please circulate:

Theatre and Social Action

Call for Papers for the Methuen Drama Handbooks series

Theaters have closed everywhere. Theaters are reopening. And at the same time, the global pandemic and recent social movements have urgently been measured, mediated, and aided by the arts and theater makers to reshape the way we must now represent, facilitate, and protest.

NEW ACADEMIA: An International Journal of English Language, Literature and Literary Theory (Online ISSN 2347-2073)

updated: 
Saturday, September 11, 2021 - 12:32pm
Interactions Forum Pune
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, September 30, 2021

CALL FOR PAPERS

NEW ACADEMIA: An International Journal of English Language, Literature and Literary Theory (Online ISSN 2347-2073)

Vol. X Issue IV October 2021

New Academia is a peer reviewed and refereed journal published quarterly by Interactions Forum. The Journal strives to publish research work of high quality related to Literature written in English Language across the World, English language and literary theory. The aim of the journal is to give space to scholars and researchers to publish their works.
We are always keen to receive submissions from scholars, academicians and researchers in the form of Research Papers, Articles, Poems, Short Stories, Interviews and Book Reviews.

Verge-sponsored panels 2022 AAAS CFP

updated: 
Friday, September 10, 2021 - 1:22pm
Verge: Studies in Global Asias
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 17, 2021

Verge-sponsored Panels 2022 AAAS

Submission Deadline | September 17, 2021

Special Issue: Literary Multilingualism Studies: The Future of the Field

updated: 
Friday, September 10, 2021 - 1:22pm
Journal of Literary Multilingualism
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, April 15, 2022

Literary multilingualism studies is a relatively new but burgeoning area of research. With the impact of translation studies, the ‘transnational turn’ within literary studies, and the growing relevance of the ‘postmonolingual condition’ in the contemporary world, multilingual and translingual writing practices – considered in the past to be exceptional and unusual – are now at the forefront of literary studies.

 

Collective Practices of Care During the Pandemic (Seminar)

updated: 
Friday, September 10, 2021 - 12:17pm
Cynthia Melendez (New York University) Sandra Bonomini (Universidade Federal do Estado do Rio de Janeiro)
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, September 30, 2021

Si pensamos el sujeto de la política y el sujeto de la revolución como un sujeto constitutivamente vulnerable, entonces la revolución es completamente distinta. Ya no es un proyecto de poder, es un proyecto de cuidado"- Paul B. Preciado

Representation of Women in 20th and 21st Century Novel

updated: 
Friday, September 10, 2021 - 12:14pm
ISTANBUL KULTUR UNIVERSITY
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 24, 2021

ISTANBUL KULTUR UNIVERSITYENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE DEPARTMENTGraduate Seminar 2021Representation of Women in 20th and 21st Century Novel. “We the precocious, we the repressed of culture, our lovely mouths gagged with pollen, our wind knocked out of us, we the labyrinths, the ladders, the trampled spaces, the bevies – we are black and we are beautiful” asserts Helene Cixous deciphering the attributed meaning of being a woman (“The Laugh of the Medusa” 878). Throughout history, patriarchy has created a woman myth to define women’s sexual and gender identity, confining them into motherhood, madness, or monstrous images to devalue their role in society.

Embodiment and Agency in Postcolonial Literature (NeMLA 2022)

updated: 
Wednesday, September 8, 2021 - 4:01pm
NeMLA 2022
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, September 30, 2021

This panel holds space for depictions of embodied practices/practices of agency in bodies of women of color, queer, nonbinary, trans, and other subjectivities in postcolonial literature and literatures of the Global South. What is the relation between the body and exercising agency? How might we think of these practices as embodied and embodying: as practices done in/through/by the body, as well as practices that reify the body? What are the limitations of these projects, and to what degree are they successful? How might these practices be adopted by readers outside of the text?

 

Reminder: Care for Others, Care for Ourselves: The Power and Limits of Literature and Art (NeMLA 2022)

updated: 
Wednesday, September 1, 2021 - 3:11pm
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, September 30, 2021

This CFP is for a seminar session at NeMLA 2022. The convention will take place from March 10-13, 2022 at the Baltimore Marriott Waterfront.

Care for Others, Care for Ourselves: The Power and Limits of Literature and Art

“Where does literature intersect with life - with lives - how can we contribute to an increment of justice in the world?” – Dame Marina Warner, 2001

CFP Humanities Bulletin 4.2, Nov. 2021

updated: 
Wednesday, September 1, 2021 - 2:58pm
London Academic Publishing, UK
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, October 25, 2021

Humanities Bulletin - Call for papers
Submission Deadline: October 25, 2021
Vol. 4, No. 2 - November, 2021

ISSN 2517-4266

Humanities Bulletin is a multidisciplinary peer-reviewed Journal which features original studies and reviews in the various branches of Humanities, including History, Literature, Philosophy, Arts.
This journal is not allied with any specific school of thinking or cultural tradition; instead, it encourages dialogue between ideas and people with different points of view. Our aim is to bring together different international scholars, in order to promote the dialogue between cultures, ideas and new academic researches.
The Journal is hosted by London Academic Publishing, London, UK.

NeMLA 2022: In/From the Wake: Decolonial Witnessing

updated: 
Wednesday, September 1, 2021 - 2:55pm
Amanda González Izquierdo
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, September 30, 2021

In her seminal work In the Wake: On Blackness and Being, Christina Sharpe writes: “I’ve been trying to articulate a method of encountering a past that is not past. A method along the lines of a sitting with, a gathering, and a tracking of phenomena that disproportionately and devastatingly affect Black peoples any and everywhere we are.” She calls this methodology “living in the wake” of slavery and its afterlives. This panel invites papers that think in and from the wake to propose new methods to bear witness to trauma particular to othered, oppressed people. How can we establish a restorative witnessing, one which is imaginative, hauntological, and apocalyptic?

Germany and the African Diaspora

updated: 
Wednesday, September 1, 2021 - 2:54pm
Northeast Modern Languages Association annual convention
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, September 30, 2021

Why Germany? What relation does Germany, a country, have with the African continent? The relationship between African countries and Germany dates back to the seventeenth century, long before the Berlin conference of 1884 under Otto von Bismarck—itself a historical turning-point in German colonial politics. The meeting resulted in the scramble for and partition of Africa by European nations like France, Germany, Spain, Portugal, and Great Britain. The nineteenth-century saw an explosion of adventurous trading enterprises that pushed Bismarck to start a more official, state-supported form of colonialism and ultimately to the Berlin Conference.

NeMLA 2022 - Living Urban Ruins in Contemporary Latin American Literature, Film, and Media

updated: 
Wednesday, September 1, 2021 - 2:54pm
Alexander Tough / University of Pittsburgh
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, September 30, 2021

The climate crisis, the economic crisis, the refugee crisis, and the COVID-19 pandemic has called to the forefront the experience of contemporary beings which forces us to re-evaluate the place of the human in the current world, calling into question the crisis of the universal mode of man and human exceptionalism. Such a displacement in how we think about the human experience also forces us to re-think the city as a whole and what it wants to forget, in particular urban ruins. Is it still beneficial to think of urban ruins as dead, as just relics of a bygone age of national development, or just as modern flops that merge with the surrounding urban fabric? Or are they alive?

NeMLA 2022- Forgotten Genocides

updated: 
Wednesday, September 1, 2021 - 2:54pm
NeMLA
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, September 30, 2021

The tern Genocide was coined by Raphael Lemkin in 1944, in a context heavily influenced by the events of the Jewish Holocaust. The parameters of Genocide, and its legal consequences were gathered in the Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide that recognizes that the following are factors that take place in a genocide:

-Killing members of the group

-Causing serious bodily or mental harm to members of the group

-Deliberately inflicting on the group conditions of life calculated to bring physical destruction in whole or in part

-Imposing measures intended to prevent births within the group

-Forcibly transferring children of the group to another group

Senses in the City (Panel)

updated: 
Wednesday, September 1, 2021 - 2:54pm
Arianna Fognani
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, September 30, 2021

Dear Colleagues,

please consider submitting an abstract to the following roundtable at the NeMLA's 53rd annual convention in Baltimore, MD (U.S.) from March 10 to 13, 2022.

FORMAT: Panel. 3-4 participants, reading a formal paper of 15-20 minutes (2500-3000 words) as set by the chair, followed by Q&A.

Humanities, Volume 10, Issue 3 (September 2021) - Call for Contribution

updated: 
Wednesday, September 1, 2021 - 2:44pm
Humanities
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 24, 2021

Humanities Open Acess

ISSN: 2076-0787

Volume 10, Issue 3 (September 2021)

Introduction

Humanities is an international, scholarly, peer-reviewed, open access journal for scholarly papers published quarterly online. 

ACLA 2022 Panel: Rethinking Diaspora: Travel, Transnationalism, and Self-Writing

updated: 
Wednesday, September 1, 2021 - 2:41pm
ACLA 2022 Panel:
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, October 31, 2021

Rethinking Diaspora: 

Travel, Transnationalism, and Self-Writing 

 

"It may be that writers in my position, exiles, or emigrants or expatriates, are haunted by some sense of loss, some urge to reclaim, to look back, even at the risk of being mutilated into pillars of salt. But if we do look back, we must do in the knowledge - which gives rise to profound uncertainties- that our physical alienation from India almost inevitably means that we will not be capable of reclaiming precisely the thing that was lost, that we will, in short, create fictions, not actual cities or villages, but invisible ones, imaginary homelands, Indias of the mind." 

― Salman Rushdie

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