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CFP: Continental Philosophy and Global South Perspectives

updated: 
Thursday, March 7, 2024 - 4:09pm
Plí: The Warwick Journal of Philosophy
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, August 15, 2024

Plí: The Warwick Journal of Philosophy, is pleased to announce a Call for Papers for its upcoming special issue on “Continental Philosophy and Global South Perspectives”. As an esteemed platform for rigorous philosophical discourse, Plí encourages contributions that explore the intersections between Continental philosophy and diverse perspectives emanating from the Global South.

 

Scope and Topics of Interest:

MLA 2025 — Ecology without Nostalgia: Form and Futurity

updated: 
Wednesday, March 6, 2024 - 2:13pm
Sarah-Nelle Jackson
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 22, 2024

Following methodological interventions in ecocriticism's nostalgic appeals to "nature," this session invites formal analyses and other close readings of texts that gesture toward, illuminate, or articulate liberatory socio-environmental futures. Any period, genre, language.

Please send 250-word abstracts to Sarah-Nelle Jackson, sarah-nelle.jackson@ubc.ca, by March 22, 2024. Graduate students and early-career scholars are encouraged to apply.

The African Historical Novel

updated: 
Wednesday, March 6, 2024 - 2:08pm
MLA
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, March 13, 2024

In light of the resurgence of interest in the historical novel, this panel invites papers that reflect on, periodize, or contextualize the genre’s dominance in African literary production, past and present. Bio and paper abstract.

Deadline for submissions: Wednesday, 13 March 2024

Lily Saint, Wesleyan U (lsaint@wesleyan.edu ) Farah Bakaari, Cornell U (fmo8@cornell.edu )

Rhetoric in the Digital Town Squares

updated: 
Wednesday, March 6, 2024 - 12:02pm
Special Session for 2025 MLA Convention in New Orleans (Jan. 9-12)
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, March 25, 2024

This panel discusses rhetorical strategies the new/social media users employ to voice for justice, push propaganda, and create or remix content to amplify visibility in attention economy. Please submit ~250-word abstract and a brief bio.

Call for Papers: Rhetoric in the Digital Town Squares (2025 MLA Annual Convention) (confex.com)

Call for Papers - Explorations E-Journal's Issue 6: In the Grip of Western Rationality

updated: 
Wednesday, March 6, 2024 - 12:02pm
Climate Psychology Alliance
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, May 31, 2024

Modern (Western) civilization has always assumed that there are no problems for which solutions cannot be found. Today there is no shortage of technical solutions on offer for the climate crisis, from carbon capture and storage under the North Sea through to giant high altitude aerosols which deflect the sun’s rays back into outer space. These kind of solutions require what Iain McGilchrist terms a left hemisphere worldview. 
 

Unruly Archives: Women Writing South Asian Literary Fiction

updated: 
Wednesday, March 6, 2024 - 11:51am
Modern Languages Association Convention (MLA'25 New Orleans)
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, March 20, 2024

Thinking about South A archival practices and women’s fiction, this panel invites papers on SA women’s fictional narratives questioning whose experiences can be preserved, exhibited, remembered in the public spaces (curations, exhibitions, museums). 300-word abstracts.

South Asian Crime Fiction since the 1950s

updated: 
Tuesday, March 5, 2024 - 2:32am
Shweta Sachdeva Jha (Associate Professor, Department of English, Miranda House, University of Delhi), Garima Yadav (Assistant Professor, Department of English, Shaheed Bhagat Singh College, University of Delhi)
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, March 20, 2024

 

South Asian Crime Fiction since the 1950s 

 

Editors: Shweta Sachdeva Jha (Associate Professor, Department of English, Miranda House, University of Delhi), Garima Yadav (Assistant Professor, Department of English, Shaheed Bhagat Singh College, University of Delhi)

 

Indigenous Literatures and Christianity (MLA 2025)

updated: 
Wednesday, February 28, 2024 - 9:14am
Conference on Christianity and Literature
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 8, 2024

The Conference on Christianity and Literature, and allied organization of the Modern Language Association, invites proposals for a guaranteed session at the 2025 MLA convention in New Orleans, 9-12 January 2025. 

We invite papers that explore the relationship between Indigenous literatures and Christianity, the 2021 First Nations Version of the Bible, or other connections between Indigenous literatures and the Bible. 300-word abstract and brief c.v. requested.

Please send proposals and any questions to Cynthia Wallace (cwallace [at] stmcollege.ca) and Chad Schrock (cschrock [at] leeuniversity.edu).

Foucault and Postcolonial Governmentalities in South Asia

updated: 
Monday, February 26, 2024 - 3:58pm
Postcolonial Studies Association of the Global South (PSAGS) & Institute of Language Studies and Research (ILSR) Kolkata
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, March 10, 2024

Call for Papers
https://foucault40.info/
Seminar: Foucault and Postcolonial Governmentalities in South Asia
24-25 May, 2024
https://foucault40.info/kolkata/
Organised by
Postcolonial Studies Association of the Global South (PSAGS)
&
Institute of Language Studies and Research (ILSR) Kolkata
Venue: Institute of Language Studies and Research (ILSR) Kolkata, New Town Campus
This seminar hinges on South Asian governmentalities (Legg and Heath, 2018), as experienced in postcolonial
South Asian nation states. They were erstwhile colonies, liberated through intense anti-colonial struggles

[CFP] Thanatic Ethics Conference #4: “Death and migration in times of conflict: a forensic perspective”

updated: 
Monday, February 26, 2024 - 3:55pm
International Research Centre for Cultural Studies, The Education University of Hong Kong
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, May 1, 2024

Thanatic Ethics Conference #4

“Death and migration in times of conflict: a forensic perspective”

Sciences Po, Paris

in partnership with the Education University of Hong Kong 

and EMMA (Paul Valery University Montpellier 3)

Venue: Sciences Po, Paris

Dates:  Oct. 17-19, 2024

Language: English

Deadline for submitting proposals: May 1, 2024

Notification of acceptance: May 31, 2024

 

Indigenous ARTivism in Latin America

updated: 
Monday, February 26, 2024 - 3:52pm
Nicole Bonino / University of Virginia
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 15, 2024

If you are working on the artistic representation of the socio-cultural and political legacy of land dispossession and invisibility within the theoretical framework of postcolonial studies, send a 250-word abstract to this panel. All kinds of activist artworks are welcome: films, motion pictures, docuseries, plastic, textile, performance, music, paintings, literature, etc. Papers can be in English, Spanish, and Portuguese. Timeframe: 19th-21st century. Submit your abstract through the MLA CFP section at: https://mla.confex.com/mla/2025/webprogrampreliminary/Paper26535.html

Deadline for submissions: Friday, 15 March 2024

Race and Yoga - 8.1 Open Issue (2024) CFP

updated: 
Monday, February 26, 2024 - 3:26pm
Race and Yoga
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, May 1, 2024

Call for Papers: Race and Yoga Journal 8.1 (2024) - OPEN ISSUE

 

The Race and Yoga editorial board is currently seeking articles, personal narratives, interviews, book reviews, and creative works for the eight issue of the journal, to be published by December 31, 2024. Race and Yoga is a peer-reviewed, interdisciplinary, and international academic journal committed to critical examinations of the history, politics, and practice of yoga. For this issue, the editorial board is particularly interested in submissions that contend with relationships between yoga and contemporary crises.

 

Possible topics may include yoga in relationship to:

 

FRAME 37.2 "Between the Lines"

updated: 
Wednesday, February 21, 2024 - 11:49am
FRAME Journal of Literary Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, April 1, 2024

CALL FOR PAPERS                            FRAME 37.2 "Between the Lines"

Research Articles on Southeast Asia, East Asia and India's North-East Region

updated: 
Wednesday, February 21, 2024 - 12:25am
Rising Asia Journal
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, June 1, 2024

Rising Asia Journal invites Research Articles on Southeast Asia, East Asia (Japan, China, the Koreas, and Taiwan), and India's North-East Region, on all aspects of these Asian societies, in particular literature, poetry, music, art, society, as well as politics and diplomacy. We are interested in the use of diplomacy in the arts as well.

Articles should be between 5,000 to 10,000 words in length, with footnotes, and Works Cited.

Authors are urged to visit the journal's website at www.rajraf.org to read the submission guidelines. 

Articles should be original, and should offer a new and innovative perspective.

Research Articles on Film Studies in Southeast Asia, China, East Asia, and India's Northeast

updated: 
Wednesday, February 21, 2024 - 12:24am
Rising Asia Journal
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, June 1, 2024

Rising Asia Journal invites Research Articles on Film Studies in the geographical areas of Southeast Asia, East Asia (Japan, China, the Koreas, and Taiwan), and India's North-East Region, on all aspects of these Asian societies. Authors may use any thematic or theoretical discourse such as gender, race, colonialism and post-colonialism, and others.

Articles should be between 5,000 to 10,000 words in length, with footnotes, and Works Cited.

Authors are urged to visit the journal's website at www.rajraf.org to read the submission guidelines. 

Articles should be original, and should offer a new and innovative perspective.

Narrativising the Storm: Global Perspectives on Hurricane Narratives in Children’s Youth Literature and Media

updated: 
Monday, February 19, 2024 - 12:05pm
Modern language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, March 10, 2024

This is a guaranteed panel sponsored by the GS Children’s and Young Adult Literature Forum for the Modern Language Association (MLA) Annual Convention, January 9-12, 2025 in New Orleans, LA. In conjunction with the 2025 presidential theme, ‘Visibility,’ this panel aims to highlight how global hurricane narratives explore storytelling within children’s literature and media as a methodological tool to highlight how ‘personal’ experiences with hurricanes are a sociopolitical reflection of the larger system supporting inequality and injustices.

New National Allegories: Twenty-First Century India in the Indian English Novel from 1990s to the present

updated: 
Friday, February 16, 2024 - 11:19am
Department of English Zakir Husain Delhi College (Evening) University of Delhi
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, February 18, 2024

CALL FOR PAPERS

 

National Conference

On

 

New National Allegories: Twenty-First Century India in the Indian English Novel from 1990s to the present

13th March 2024

 

Under the aegis of Viksit Bharat@2047

In collaboration with IQAC, ZHDC (E)

 

Conjuring up Decolonial Alternatives: Subversive Navigations of Transnational Colonialisms

updated: 
Thursday, February 15, 2024 - 4:20am
Cairo Studies in English
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, March 30, 2024

 

“Decolonial thinking and doing focus on the enunciation, engaging in epistemic disobedience and delinking from the colonial matrix in order to open up decolonial options—a vision of life and society that requires decolonial subjects, decolonial knowledges, and decolonial institutions." (Mignolo 2011, 9)

(IN)SECURITY

updated: 
Wednesday, February 14, 2024 - 3:53pm
Adam Parkes
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, March 31, 2024

 

'Poetry Off the Page' Blog

updated: 
Wednesday, February 14, 2024 - 2:44pm
Poetry Off the Page
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, August 31, 2026

'Poetry off the Page’ Blog

Poetry off the Page is an online, international platform for anyone interested in the study and analysis of Anglophone spoken word and poetry performance from the 1960s to the present day.

Fin de Sexe? A Symposium on Sexuality

updated: 
Wednesday, February 14, 2024 - 2:23pm
University of Edinburgh
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, April 15, 2024

Fin de Sexe? A Symposium on Sexuality

25th June 2024, Edinbugh

Keynote: Professor Heike Bauer

 

Fin the Sexe is a FREE symposium, and we will offer travel bursaries to all chosen participants. 

Postcolonial Interventions (ISSN 2455-6564)

updated: 
Wednesday, February 14, 2024 - 2:14pm
Postcolonial Interventions: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Postcolonial Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, April 30, 2024

Postcolonial Interventions (ISSN 2455-6564)

Call for Papers

 Vol. IX, Issue 2 (June 2024) 

The Futures of Postcolonial Thought: Desire and Collectivity

updated: 
Tuesday, February 13, 2024 - 7:58pm
Association of Postcolonial thought
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, April 15, 2024

Focusing on the interplay between “Desire and Collectivity,” the third symposium of The Association of Postcolonial Thought gestures to the many political, personal, and affective drives that structure our orientation to the past and to the possibilities of the present. It likewise speculates about the collectivities such desires engender and the futures they call into being. While the 2022 APT rubric, “Anticolonialism as Theory,” reconsidered the past through the foundations of postcolonial thought, and the 2023 APT topic, “Crisis,” contemplated the calamities of our present, the 2024 theme asks us to envision the possibilities of what could be.

The Question of Representation in the Writing of contemporary Indian literature

updated: 
Friday, February 9, 2024 - 4:30pm
University of Tübingen
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 15, 2024

Academic workshop at the University of Tübingen, Germany

10-12 June 2024 (in person)

 

In an increasingly globalized world, where a combination of digital technologies and multiple possibilities for migration, as well as the unfortunate realities of regional conflicts and climate change, people are brought together not just across geographical but also socio-cultural barriers. Race, class, gender, and creed, among other factors, come into collusion and synchrony in the most stunning ways to produce more and more questions about the value and meaning of a human life. In this context, the question of authentic voice and its representation looms paramount and the writing of literature its biggest ally.

 

Women Writing War: Visibility and Representation in South Asian Literary Fiction

updated: 
Thursday, February 8, 2024 - 3:40pm
Aparajita De/University of the District of Columbia
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, February 28, 2024

Women Writing War: Visibility and Representation in South Asian Literary Fiction Abstracts solicited for an MLA 2025 session to explore women's role in writing violence in S Asia. How has the question of visibility and representation affected women's voice and agency? 250-word abstracts, 100-word bios.

Deadline for submissions: Wednesday, 28 February 2024

Aparajita De, University of the District of Columbia (de.aparajita@gmail.com )

Decolonizing African Cinema in the Age of Media Streaming: Conference in Honor of Onookome Okome

updated: 
Thursday, February 8, 2024 - 3:32pm
Stephen Ogheneruro Okpadah/ University of Warwick
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, March 30, 2024

CfP: Decolonizing African Cinema in the Age of Media Streaming: Conference in Honor of Onookome Okome

Date: May 22–24, 2024

Venue: University of Abuja, Nigeria

Abstract Deadline: March 30, 2024

Feedback: April 15, 2024

Registration: May 1 – 21, 2024

Keynote Speaker: Professor Sheila Petty, Faculty of Media, Art, and Performance,University of Regina, Regina, Canada

First Lead Paper Presenters: Dr. Peter Sylvanus Emaeyak, Department of Music, University of Nigeria, Nsukka.

State Authoritarianism, Anti-Feminist Movements, and Transnational Feminist Futures

updated: 
Thursday, February 8, 2024 - 3:30pm
National Women’s Studies Association
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 15, 2024

State Authoritarianism, Anti-Feminist Movements, and Transnational Feminist Futures

 

Submission Deadline: March 15, 2024

Organizers: Anat Schwartz (California State University) and Iqra Shagufta Cheema (Graceland University)

 

We invite paper proposals for the 2024 National Women’s Studies Association’s annual conference in Detroit, MI. The papers may focus on any aspect of the transnational relationship between state authoritarianism, anti-feminist movements, and feminist connections.

 

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