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Jadavpur University Essays and Studies (unthemed issue, 2022)

updated: 
Thursday, June 10, 2021 - 7:00pm
Department of English, Jadavpur University
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, July 31, 2021

Call for Papers

 

Essays and Studies, the journal of the Department of English, Jadavpur University invites scholarly essays for its non-themed issue to be published in 2022. Faculty members and researchers (specializing in Literature/English Literature) in India and abroad are requested to send us by 31 July 2021 a 500 word abstract indicating the subject/focus of their essays. The authors of the selected abstracts will receive a confirmation email by 21 August 2021. They will then be expected to mail in their essays by 30 November 2021.

 

Erasure and the Environment

updated: 
Thursday, June 10, 2021 - 11:24am
Loughborough University
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, June 30, 2021

Extended Call for Papers: Erasure and the Environment Conference
Loughborough University, 16-17th September 2021
Keynote Address: Prof. David Herd (University of Kent)

Special Issue: "Struggle & Hustle: Queer Nonfiction Prose"

updated: 
Tuesday, June 8, 2021 - 11:21am
Prose Studies: History, Theory, Criticism
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, August 2, 2021

Special Issue Call for Papers
Struggle & Hustle: Queer Nonfiction Prose

Prose Studies: History, Theory, Criticism invites submissions for a special issue devoted to exploring trans and queer mutual aid, support, and networks in all genres and periods of nonfiction prose. This issue seeks to delve into the ways in which trans and queer writers have mobilized nonfiction prose to make visible marginalized identities, disseminate underground knowledge, and fashion networks of care and family.

[Extended deadline] Call for Papers: Video Games at the Intersection of Postcolonialism, Postcommunism, and Globalisation, 19/09/2021

updated: 
Wednesday, June 2, 2021 - 1:20pm
University of Bucharest
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, July 15, 2021

In the past decades, video games have established themselves as a global entertainment medium enjoying ever-increasing sales and profits. What was once a contested form of entertainment, now benefits from a level of social acceptability comparable to that of more traditional media such as the cinema. The popularity and cultural capital of video games calls for an inquiry into their contribution to the construction of cultural identity. While this avenue of research has begun to gain momentum, as proven by the increasing number of academic publications on gender identity or sexual orientation, less attention has been given to colonialism and colonial subjects in the context of today’s neoliberal postcolonial and postcommunist world.

Call for Chapters [Book Title - Antiracist Library and Information Science: Racial Justice and Community]

updated: 
Tuesday, June 1, 2021 - 4:25pm
Chicago State University
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, June 15, 2021

 

Call for Chapters

Antiracist Library and Information Science: Racial Justice and Community

Call for Chapters of an edited work: Antiracist Library and Information Science: Racial Justice and Community, part of the Advances in Librarianship Book Series by Emerald Publishing, to be delivered to the publisher in 2022.

Book Editors: Kimberly Black, Ph.D., Chicago State University and Bharat Mehra, Ph.D., University of Alabama

 

We are soliciting two types of original contributions to this work: 

Call for Proposals in Cultural Geography

updated: 
Wednesday, May 26, 2021 - 12:32pm
Midwest Popular Culture Association
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, June 1, 2021

Midwest Popular Culture Association/Midwest American Culture Association Annual Conference

Friday-Sunday, 7-10 October 2021

Minneapolis, Minnesota

Westin Minneapolis

DEADLINE EXTENDED

Seeking proposals for short presentations (10-20 minutes) of research related to cultural geography. This can take the form of anthropological case studies, political narratives, creative responses to place, GIS studies, refugee and immigration information, &c. Please direct any questions to A. P. Vague, Area Chair at alastriapress@gmail.com.

Narrating "Cold Wars" - A Multidisciplinary Conference

updated: 
Tuesday, May 25, 2021 - 8:43pm
Hong Kong Baptist University
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, July 1, 2021

Global Storytelling: Journal of Digital and Moving Images invites you to submit a proposal for NARRATING COLD WARS – A MULTIDISCIPLINARY CONFERENCE to be held in Hong Kong Baptist University on 11-12 November 2021.

SOUND, COLONIALISM, AND POWER

updated: 
Tuesday, May 25, 2021 - 8:42pm
MAST Journal
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, June 30, 2021

MAST: The Journal of Media Art Study and Theory

Special Issue: Sound, Colonialism, and Power 

Guest Editor: Dr. Lauren Rosati (The Metropolitan Museum of Art) 

 

Deadline for (art-based) submissions: 30 June 2021 (for publication in November 2021).

Conference Session: Community and Isolation in 19th Century England

updated: 
Friday, May 21, 2021 - 5:08pm
SAMLA
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, June 20, 2021

SAMLA—South Atlantic Modern Language Association

Conference 93, Nov. 4-6, 2021, Atlanta

"Social Networks, Social Distances"

 COMMUNITY AND ISOLATION IN 19TH CENTURY ENGLAND

ENGLISH IV (ROMANTIC & VICTORIAN)

 This traditional session welcomes submissions on any aspect of the Conference theme. By June 20, please submit an abstract of 300-500 words, a brief bio, and any A/V or scheduling requests to Dr. Anita Turlington, University of North Georgia, at anita.turlington@ung.edu.

 

The Mobilities of Translation

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Thursday, May 20, 2021 - 12:57pm
Negotiations, Journal of the Department of English, University of North Bengal, India
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, June 20, 2021

The Mobilities of Translation

4th International Conference on Advanced Research in Social Sciences and Humanities

updated: 
Thursday, May 20, 2021 - 12:15pm
GlobalKS
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, June 24, 2021

4th International Conference on Advanced Research in Social Sciences and Humanities (ICARSH) is the premier forum for scientists, researchers and students to discuss and exchange their new ideas, novel results, work in progress and experience on all aspects of Academic conference on social sciences and humanities. Topics of particular interest include, but are not limited to:

 Sociology

Romancing the Gothic - Talks on Gothic, Horror, the Supernatural and more

updated: 
Monday, May 17, 2021 - 3:01pm
Romancing the Gothic Project
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, July 15, 2021

Romancing the Gothic is online education project which offers free classes on the Gothic, horror, folklore, queer literature, romance and hidden and dark histories. We are an interdiscplinary project with scholars taking part from many different fields (including art history, philosophy, literature, micro-biology, history and more) and from all over the world. We have a regular audience as well as open sign-ups. To find out more about the project - see the website - https://romancingthegothic.com

 

Call for book chapters Dark Romanticism: coloniality, class, race and gender outside Europe.

updated: 
Monday, May 17, 2021 - 4:40am
Dr Miguel Gaete
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, June 15, 2021

Not so long ago, the links between Romanticism and vexed issues such as class, gender, or race, were barely explored within Romantic studies, despite that some Romantics embraced very eagerly what today sound like very unacceptable ideas such as the division of humankind into two primary racial groups:  the “culturally superior and beautiful Europeans” on the one hand, and the “Mongols”, namely “the ugly and inferior” Asians, Africans and Americans on the other.[1]

 

Thanatic Ethics: The Circulation of Bodies in Migratory Spaces - Workshop #2

updated: 
Friday, May 14, 2021 - 12:06pm
The Centre for Popular Culture in the Humanities (The Education University of Hong Kong), EMMA (University Paul-Valéry Montpellier 3) and La Maison Française d’Oxford
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, June 15, 2021

A partnership between The Centre for Popular Culture in the Humanities (The Education University of Hong Kong), EMMA (University Paul-Valéry Montpellier 3)

and La Maison Française d’Oxford

 

Venue: University Paul Valery Montpellier 3, France

Dates: September 29 to October 2, 2021

Language: English

Deadline for submitting proposals: 15 June 2021

Notification of acceptance: 15 July 2021

 

Project co-convenors:

An International Webinar on South Asian Literature: Emerging Trends and Global Perspectives

updated: 
Friday, May 14, 2021 - 12:06pm
Department of English, Sidho-Kanho-Birsha University, West Bengal & Centre for Endangered Languages, SKB University in collaboration with Language Center, Green University of Bangladesh, Dhaka on 03/ 06/ 2021 – 04/ 06/ 2021
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, May 25, 2021

The geopolitical space called ‘South Asia’ has resulted in a literature that is the product of various forms of contact i.e. travel, pilgrimage, colonization, trade etc. Social movements and historical changes have triggered transformations globally and it reinvigorated the ongoing dialogue regarding the true interpretation of South Asian literature. Philosophers like Merleau Ponty (phenomenologist), Martin Buber (existentialist) or Bakhtin all helped in reconceptualised understanding of human relations and thereby, in turn leading to a greater understanding of South Asian literature from newer and emerging perspectives.

International conference: Carpentaria by Alexis Wright, a self-governing literature that belongs to place

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Tuesday, May 11, 2021 - 12:29pm
Université de Bretagne Occidentale
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, July 3, 2021

International conference: Carpentaria by Alexis Wright, a self-governing literature that belongs to place

19-20 October 2021 at the Université de Bretagne Occidentale, Brest, France

 

In person and online conference.

 

“The imaginative literary mind is as boundless as it is borderless and bountiful in its way, finding ways of powerfully creating anew the already imagined with the unimagined or unimaginable.” Alexis Wright [1]

 

This international conference seeks to offer new perspectives on Alexis Wright’s novel Carpentaria, and at the same time to provide insights for lectures and students who are working on the novel as part of the French Agrégation exam. 

Contemporary Women Writing Race: Textual Interventions and Intersections Symposium (online)

updated: 
Tuesday, May 11, 2021 - 12:28pm
Contemporary Women's Writing Association (CWWA)
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, June 30, 2021

Contemporary women writers have long been at the forefront of diverse conversations regarding race, society, and culture. From the works of legendary greats, such as Maya Angelou, Maxine Hong Kingston, Amy Tan, and Nawal Ed Saadawi, to the vibrant writing of Octavia Butler, Bernardine Evaristo, and Jenny Zhang, to name just a few, contemporary women authors have elucidated the wide and varied experiences of race across time, genre, and forms. Such work also frequently attends, in nuanced ways, to the lived experience and dynamics of intersectionality.

Women in French Panel at SAMLA Conference (November 4-6, 2021)

updated: 
Tuesday, May 11, 2021 - 11:51am
Women in French / South Atlantic Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, June 30, 2021

This panel is one of five Women in French sessions at the 2021 South Atlantic Modern Language Association annual conference, taking place this year in Atlanta, Georgia from November 4-6.

 

Presenters must be current members of Women in French and the South Atlantic Modern Language Association.

 

Francophone Womxn Creating Apart and Connecting Together

 

States of Emergency: Covid, Climate, Crisis (SAMLA 2021)

updated: 
Tuesday, May 11, 2021 - 11:48am
SAMLA (2021)
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, June 1, 2021

For the past year, the world has been in the grasp of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic as climate change continues to bear destructive fruit in the form of environmental degradation and extreme weather events. In fact, deforestation and human encroachment is widely held to be a major contributing factor to the initial emergence of COVID-19 in humans. Adding to these crises, social unrest continues to erupt across the globe, from protests against the murder of African Americans by police and the storming of the capitol building by election deniers in the United States to a military coup in Myanmar and mass farmer strikes in India. As tension continues to build, the lines between these events begin to blur and a single state of catastrophe emerges.

Dis/quieting Imaginings of Childhood in South Asia

updated: 
Tuesday, May 4, 2021 - 1:30am
The Critical Childhoods and Youth Studies Collective (CCYSC)
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, May 27, 2021

We are excited to announce the CCYSC Blog Theme for June 2021: "Dis/quieting Imaginings of Childhood in South Asian Fiction and Film."

liquid blackness: Black and Queer, Music on Screen

updated: 
Friday, April 30, 2021 - 10:38am
James Tobias
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, September 15, 2021

CFP – “Black and Queer, Music on Screen”

liquid blackness: journal of aesthetics and black studies 6, no. 2, Fall 2022

Co-edited by Jekara Govan, James Tobias (Sync: Stylistics of Hieroglyphic Time), Stefan Torralba, and Calvin Warren (Ontological Terror: Blackness, Nihilism, Emancipation)

CFP: “Post-Politics and the Aesthetic Imagination,” Edited Collection (DEADLINE: MAY 20)

updated: 
Friday, April 30, 2021 - 10:34am
Juan Meneses / UNC CHarlotte
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, May 20, 2021

“Post-Politics and the Aesthetic Imagination”

CFP for Edited Collection

 

This Call for Papers seeks abstracts for essays that reflect on the analytical bridges that might exist between post-political theory and the study of aesthetics broadly conceived. The main question the project aims to answer is the following: Decades after everything was declared to be political, what are the affordances, triumphs, and pitfalls of a post-political theory of aesthetics?

 

Call for Books Tourism Security Safety And Post Conflict Destinations

updated: 
Wednesday, April 28, 2021 - 11:34am
University of Palermo, Buenos Aires, Argentina
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, April 30, 2030

We open the present call for the potential book proposals in the Series Tourism Security Safety And Post Conflict Destinations. Emerald Group, UK. The calls have not an expiration date and we often accept or consider regular book proposal anually. 

Breaking Boundaries: Reimagining Borders in Postcolonial and Migrant Studies

updated: 
Wednesday, April 28, 2021 - 11:33am
Manchester Metropolitan University UK
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, May 24, 2021

 

 

 

This inaugural arts-based conference will launch Manchester Met’s Centre for Migration and Postcolonial

Studies (MAPS) and will take place online on 3 September 2021.

 

The format has been designed to assist international participation during the

COVID-19 pandemic.

 

We welcome papers addressing any aspect of the topics of ‘borders’ and ‘boundaries’

Shakespeare’s Politics – Politicising Shakespeare

updated: 
Wednesday, April 28, 2021 - 11:33am
Shakespeare Seminar 2021
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, June 15, 2021

In Roland Emmerich’s Anonymous, the playwriting Earl of Oxford looks on from the galleries of the Globe as a performance of his/Shakespeare’s Henry V whips up a large crowd of groundlings, just as the Earl had intended it. Earlier the Earl had already enthused over a match of tennis about the possibilities of theatre – “That’s power.” This year’s Shakespeare Seminar seeks to discuss the countless ways in which Shakespeare, his works, early modern culture as well as later performances of Shakespeare’s works are political or have been politicised. To what extent can his plays be seen to endorse certain power politics? Are politics in Shakespeare ultimately a question of genre?

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