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Queer Studies Conference (Asheville NC)

updated: 
Sunday, October 23, 2022 - 4:50pm
Queer Studies Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, November 15, 2022

Confernce Theme
Blooming: Metamorphoses and Seasons of Queerness

Nothing stays static in the natural world. The cold and dead of winter gives way to the green shoots of spring, which flower out in summer’s long, warm days, only to wither and fall as the end of the year comes again. In this age of cold-hearted and unenlightened legislators attacking trans rights, a false spring of marriage equality, and (somewhat) greater representation in popular culture, we wonder what season are we in today as queer and trans people? How can we bloom in an ever-changing world and shape those changes to promote better, more just, and warmer-hearted treatment for all?

CFP REMINDER - Humanities Bulletin 5.2 November 2022

updated: 
Sunday, October 23, 2022 - 4:31pm
Humanities Bulletin/London Academic Publishing, UK
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, October 26, 2022

Humanities Bulletin Journal - Call for papers
Submission Deadline: October 25, 2022
Vol. 5, No. 2 - November, 2022

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.

ACLA 2023 seminar: Imperial Mobilities: 20 and 21st-Century “Auto-fictions”

updated: 
Sunday, October 23, 2022 - 4:28pm
Columbia University
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, October 31, 2022

Theorists like Henri Lefebvre (1968), Guy Debord (1981), and John Urry (2004) have long drawn attention to the shifting social and cultural significance of the automobile. In the US, Paul Gilroy argues,“Cars emerged as a potent presence in the newly imperial nation’s potent fantasies of metropolitan order, commerce, and reform” (Gilroy 2010, 33).

BrexLit: Writing the British Border in Times of Crisis

updated: 
Friday, October 21, 2022 - 12:58am
University of Santiago de Compostela
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, March 1, 2023

6th and 7th July 2023

University of Santiago de Compostela (Spain)

 

Invited Speakers: 

Kristian Shaw (University of Lincoln) 

Vedrana Velickovic (University of Brighton) 

 

CALL FOR PAPERS 

 

 

Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion Matters at KCL: Interdisciplinary Arts & Humanities PGR Symposium

updated: 
Tuesday, October 18, 2022 - 8:42am
Arts and Humanities Committee, King's College London
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, October 24, 2022

 

The Arts & Humanities PGR Events Committee is delighted to announce that on Friday, 4 November we will be hosting a free crossdisciplinary and hybrid A&H PGR conference under the important theme of Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion Matters at KCL. The EDIM Symposium aims to provide an exciting and safe platform where PGR researchers across the Arts & Humanities at KCL can showcase how their innovative and impactful research contributes to promoting equality, diversity and inclusion.

 

Sitting with Discomfort and Bending Decolonial Mastery: The Affective and Transformative Possibilities of The Literary

updated: 
Monday, October 17, 2022 - 11:17pm
ACLA
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, October 31, 2022

Sitting with Discomfort and Bending Decolonial Mastery: The Affective and Transformative Possibilities of The LiteraryOrganized by Miriam Sbih and Flora Roussel Recent studies and pedagogical practices concerning the teaching of socially, politically, and emotionally difficult concepts (racism, colonialism, and sexism to name but a few) increasingly foster and deeply reflect on the implications of a vulnerable posture within the learners (Brantmeier; 2013). While these educational experiences can lead to emotional and physical discomfort for the person who confronts them, a vulnerable perspective allows us to overcome this initial discomfort and take advantage of it.

Linguaculture Journal - Special issue on CULTURAL EXCHANGES

updated: 
Monday, October 17, 2022 - 11:12pm
Linguaculture Journal
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, November 15, 2022

This thematic issue of LINGUACULTURE deals with mobility and cultural exchanges between Europe and Asia from a humanities perspective, with a focus on the English speaking world. We invite contributions in the fields of literature, language, cultural and translation studies, as well as interdisciplinary approaches dealing with the past or present movement of people and ideas between the two continents, especially in relation to the Anglophone world, highlighting from individual experiences to larger societal phenomena. Papers that focus on representations of intercultural encounters (e.g.

Afro-Hispanism and the Arts in and beyond Africa

updated: 
Monday, October 17, 2022 - 11:01pm
African Literature Association- Luso-Hispanophone Caucus
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, November 15, 2022

 

 

JALA Special Issue on Afro-Hispanism and the Arts in and beyond Africa

ACLA 2023: Transnational Arabic Studies

updated: 
Monday, October 17, 2022 - 10:37pm
Karim Mattar / University of Colorado at Boulder; Yasser Elhariry / Dartmouth College
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, October 30, 2022

What do the words “Arab” and “Arabic” mean today? What have they meant historically? What continuities and ruptures do they signify in contemporary discourses of the Middle East? In a world in which conflict, migration, transnational movements, the blurring of borders, and (self-)translation have become everyday realities for millions of Arabs, these questions have attained new urgency. In this seminar, we explore the relationship between the Arabic language and Arab identity and community in the transnational contexts that have long defined both.

Call for Papers for the Fourth Issue: Essence & Critique: Journal of Literature and Drama Studies (ISSN: 2791-6553)

updated: 
Sunday, October 16, 2022 - 5:57am
Essence & Critique: Journal of Literature and Drama Studies (ISSN: 2791-6553)
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, October 31, 2022

Essence & Critique: Journal of Literature and Drama Studies invites submissions for the fourth issue of the journal - a general issue on Literature and Drama Studies.

Essence & Critique: Journal of Literature and Drama Studies is an open access peer-reviewed academic journal that serves as a forum for multi- and interdisciplinary discussions across Literature and Drama Studies, providing academicians, scholars, professionals and students with the opportunity to disseminate their research to a diverse audience of peers and professionals.

The second issue aims to cover literary and theatrical works in general.

Cultures of the Political Left in Modern India

updated: 
Thursday, October 13, 2022 - 9:22am
Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, IIT Bombay
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, November 5, 2022

CALL FOR PAPERS

 

Cultures of the Political Left in Modern India

12-13 December, 2022

Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, IIT Bombay

 

Caribbean Literature at CEA 2023 (March 30 – April 1, 2023 )

updated: 
Thursday, October 13, 2022 - 9:22am
College English Association
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, November 1, 2022

Call for Papers, Caribbean Literature at CEA 2023

March 30 – April 1, 2023 | San Antonio, TX

Sheraton Gunter Hotel, 205 East Houston Street, San Antonio, TX 78205

 

The College English Association, a gathering of scholar-teachers in English studies, welcomes proposals for presentations on Caribbean Literature for our 53rd annual conference. Submit your proposal at www.cea-web.org.

 

The general conference theme is “confluence,” so we are especially interested in presentations that feature topics relating to our theme of confluence in texts, disciplines, people, cultural studies, media, and pedagogy.

Afropresentism as Verb and Aesthetic

updated: 
Thursday, October 13, 2022 - 9:15am
Jasleen Singh, University of Toronto
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, November 15, 2022

The Present is the Future in Motion: Afropresentism as Verb and Aesthetic 

The Association of Canadian College and University Teachers of English (ACCUTE) 2023 Conference, York University – Toronto, 27-30 May 2023 (part of the 2023 Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences Conference)

Panel Organizer: Jasleen Singh (she/her), University of Toronto, ja.singh@mail.utoronto.ca

Special Issue on Black Australian author Mudrooroo

updated: 
Thursday, October 13, 2022 - 9:13am
Australian Studies Journal / Zeitschrift für Australienstudien
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 16, 2022

The editors of the Australian Studies Journal are inviting contributions to a Special Issue on Black Australian author Mudrooroo (1938–2019), to be published October 2024. It will be guest-edited by Gerhard Fischer, UNSW Sydney.

Nearly 30 years after Mudrooroo's publicly rejected claim to Indigenous ancestry, and five years after the author's death in Brisbane (20 January 2019) following a decade of exile in India and Nepal, the proposed Special Issue will provide a first opportunity to re-appraise the complete oeuvre of one of Australia's most prolific, innovative and internationally renowned writers.

ACLA 2023 Panel Proposal: “Dante Beyond Western Culture: Translation, Transcultural Heritage, and Reception of the Commedia”

updated: 
Thursday, October 13, 2022 - 9:13am
Chiara Caputi, Benedetta Cutolo - The Graduate Center CUNY
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, October 31, 2022

T.S. Eliot considered Dante to be his stylistic and existential model and his Commedia a fundamental reading for the appreciation of modern poetry in any language. He maintained that Dante appealed to universal concepts, which is the aspect that made his poem successful throughout the centuries and across the world. According to the festival Dante nel mondo, realized by the municipality of Ravenna in 2016, there are 58 complete translations of the Commedia in European, Asian, African, and South American languages.

ACLA: Environment as Comparative Method

updated: 
Thursday, October 13, 2022 - 9:10am
American Comparative Literature Association 2023 Annual Meeting
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, October 31, 2022

Organizer: Christine Okoth (christine.a.okoth@kcl.ac.uk)

Co-Organizer: Trisha Remetir (trisha.remetir@ucr.edu)

We are seeking participants for a seminar for the 2023 American Comparative Literature Association Meeting, which will take place at the Sheraton Grand in Chicago, Illinois, March 16-19, 2023.

In ACLA seminars, participants share drafts of their work with seminar panelists prior to the conference. The seminar meets over multiple days to discuss their pre-circulated drafts.

ACLA: Unfinished : The Theory and Praxis of Incompletion

updated: 
Monday, October 10, 2022 - 2:56pm
American Comparative Literature Association
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, October 31, 2022

Organizers: Madeleine Reddon (Loyola University Chicago) and Jeff Noh (Clark University)

ACLA: Human Rights Literature and the Politics of Responsibility

updated: 
Monday, October 10, 2022 - 1:45pm
American Comparative Literature Association 2023 Annual Meeting
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, October 31, 2022

In recent decades, human rights have risen to prominence as a “dominant discourse for addressing issues of social justice” (Swanson Goldberg and Schultheis Moore 2012, 4). Scholars have demonstrated (and interrogated) the role that literature has played in human rights’ ascension–from the novel’s progressive expansion of the category of the “human” (Hunt 2007), to the widespread (albeit compromised) liberal belief that conveying narratives of suffering to concerned publics can promote justice (Schaffer and Smith 2004), to the evidence that “human rights bestsellers” shore up American militarism and neoliberal imperialism (Anker 2012). 

Borders of New Earth: Blue Ecocriticism, Geophilosophy and Decoloniality

updated: 
Monday, October 10, 2022 - 1:42pm
Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, March 23, 2023

Very few attempts have been made so far to decolonize the expanse of Blue Humanities, yet it stands as an ensemble of creative renewals. With Ian Buchanan’s ‘Must we eat Fish’ we get to encounter the topography of such renewals. With his essay Buchanan effects a relation between ‘the foundational non-humanity of our being’ and oceans while Probyn, whose standpoint he critiques, seeks a persistence of exploitative humanist relationality with the same in the guise of “amplifying the level of felt relatedness to it”.

CFP for Proposed ACLA Seminar: “Global Literary History and Peter J. Kalliney’s The Aesthetic Cold War (2022)”

updated: 
Monday, October 10, 2022 - 1:05pm
Jap-Nanak Makkar, University of Kentucky
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, October 31, 2022

It is a commonly adopted procedure within postcolonial studies to situate literary objects of the colony in relation to the cultural heritage of the colonizer. Whether read under the “writing back” rubric, or as instances of “hybridity” and “creolization,” postcolonial texts are commonly conceived in terms of an exchange taking place between center and periphery. But recent work on “the global cold war” (Westad 2005) promises to overturn conventional protocol. As a result of this paradigm, we have begun to view the postwar years as characterized by a global contest between the U.S. and the Soviet Union.

ICA Panel CFP: Online LGBTQ Discourse + Rhetoric

updated: 
Monday, October 10, 2022 - 1:04pm
Center for Information, Technology, and Public Life, UNC
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, October 20, 2022

 

Hello from Nanditha Narayanamoorthy and Yvonne Eadon, postdoctoral research scholars from the Center for Information, Technology, and Public Life (CITAP) at UNC Chapel Hill. We are looking to convene a 6-paper panel for the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender & Queer Studies Interest Group at the International Communication Association (ICA) 2023 in Toronto. 

 

The Ambivalent Machismo: Representation, Mediascape, and Female Leads in Cinema

updated: 
Monday, October 10, 2022 - 12:50pm
Postcolonial Studies Association newsletter
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 13, 2023

Carrie Paechter, in her article “Rethinking the possibilities for hegemonic femininity: Exploring a Gramscian framework” (2018)6, discusses the challenges and possibilities of conjuring a space where the discursive model of feminine essentialism can be better perceived as a binary opposite of hegemonic masculinity and patriarchal oppression. A few popular generic spaces within the mediascape, where machismo claims a front row within the psyche of the audience, have hitherto been dominated by male leads. Since the early 2000s, media representation has been witnessing a tangible shift with the emergence of female leads. The characters played by women started appearing more convincing.

Edward Long in the Twenty-First Century Caribbean

updated: 
Monday, October 10, 2022 - 12:49pm
ASECS (American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies)
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, October 24, 2022

Following a ceremony (winter 2021) in which Barbados officially removed Queen Elizabeth II as head of state, Prince William and Kate Middleton visited Jamaica. They were met with protestors calling for apologies and reparations from the British Crown. At least five other former British colonies besides Jamaica, including Belize, the Bahamas, Grenada, Antigua and Barbuda, and St. Kitts and Nevis have also indicated a desire to sever direct relationships with the British Monarchy. Considering 2023 marks the 210th anniversary of Edward Long’s death, the author of the famous three-volume History of Jamaica (1774), how might we read Long’s illustrated book when the British Caribbean seems less British?

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