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Fantastic Geographies

updated: 
Monday, February 28, 2022 - 1:35pm
TU Dortmund University
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, March 13, 2022

Fantastic Geographies

13th Annual Conference of the Association for Research in the Fantastic

(Gesellschaft für Fantastikforschung)

TU Dortmund University (Dortmund, Germany)

22-24 September 2022

 

DEADLINE APPROACHING: Variants/Variance

updated: 
Friday, February 25, 2022 - 5:37pm
Berkeley-Stanford English Graduate Conference 2022
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, March 7, 2022

Variants/Variance

Berkeley-Stanford English Graduate Conference 2022

April 30th, 2022

University of California, Berkeley

Keynote: Dr. John Alba Cutler, University of California, Berkeley

 

PANDEMIC!: COVID-19 and Literary Studies

updated: 
Thursday, February 24, 2022 - 4:28pm
English Language Notes
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, March 15, 2021

Call for papers for Special Issue of English Language Notes

Pandemic!:  COVID-19 and Literary Studies

61.1 (April 2023)

Jason Gladstone, Nan Goodman, Karim Mattar, co-editors

University of Colorado Boulder

 

 

CEA at MLA '23: Teaching at Minority-Serving Institutions

updated: 
Wednesday, February 16, 2022 - 3:15pm
Aniruddha Mukhopadhyay / College English Association
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, March 21, 2022

The College English Association solicits abstracts from its members for the 2023 MLA conference from January 5-8 in San Francisco, CA.

(UPDATED) Edited volume: Narratives of Gendered Abuse in Academia

updated: 
Monday, February 14, 2022 - 5:49pm
Mary K Holland, SUNY New Paltz and Carrie Rohman, Lafayette College
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, April 1, 2022

While the #MeToo movement as a cultural, feminist, and antiracist force has been slowly and steadily uncovering and altering landscapes of gendered harassment and abuse across our society, academia itself as an abusive culture has remained fairly immune to these critiques. Recent events at Harvard, where senior scholars immediately lined up in support of a colleague accused of habitually harassing students, only to withdraw that support later, are sadly typical of the kneejerk defense of institutions and disregard for victims that characterize such cases. Scholars such as Sarah Ahmed have forcefully critiqued academic culture, helping us begin to theorize its endemic harassment and abuse.

Nexus Grad Conference Roundtable "From Interrogation and Critique to Dreaming and Doing: Postcritical Futures in Literary Studies"

updated: 
Sunday, February 6, 2022 - 11:43am
University of Tennessee
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, February 21, 2022

In 2004, Bruno Latour published his seminal essay “Why Has Critique Run Out of Steam: Turning from Matters of Fact to Matters of Concern.” In the nearly twenty years following, there have been several literary scholars who have ruminated on this topic. We have since seen a rise of close reading (Heather Love, Sharon Marcus, S. Best) methodologies and theoretical frames regarding the usefulness (Rita Felski, 2008 and Sara Ahmed) of literature and literary studies. Yet, we still seem to be asking if what we do matters.

"Representations of Business/Professional Communication in Popular Culture"

updated: 
Sunday, February 6, 2022 - 11:43am
William Christopher Brown, Association for Business Communication and Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 11, 2022

CFP for the 2023 ABC MLA Panel:

"Representations of Business/Professional Communication

in Popular Culture"

Conference: Modern Language Association Convention

Location: San Francisco, California

Dates: 5-8 January 2023

Full name of organization: Association for Business Communication

Contact email: wbrown@midland.edu 

Due date for abstracts: 11 March 2022

How the Pandemic Permanently Changed Teaching (Guaranteed/Sponsored Session for MLA 2023)

updated: 
Sunday, February 6, 2022 - 11:41am
Heather Steffen / MLA HEP Teaching as a Profession Forum Exec. Cmte.
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, March 15, 2022

How has the pandemic permanently changed your teaching? How are we permanently changed as educators? This session addresses how teaching through the pandemic has changed scholars’ professional practices, pedagogies, or epistemologies.

 

Please  submit 250-500w abstract and a brief bio via email.

 

This guaranteed session for the 2023 Modern Language Association Convention is sponsored by the HEP Teaching as a Profession Forum Executive Committee. Accepted papers are guaranteed inclusion on the MLA 2023 program. If accepted, you must be or become an MLA member by April 1, 2022. 

New Theories of Academic Labor (Guaranteed/Sponsored Session for MLA 2023)

updated: 
Thursday, February 3, 2022 - 12:21pm
Heather Steffen / MLA HEP Teaching as a Profession Forum Exec. Cmte.
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, March 15, 2022

This session explores recent developments in the study of academic labor in the humanities. Topics may include contingency, graduate workers, undergraduate labor, university staff, or related issues.  

 

Please  submit 250-500w abstract and a brief bio via email.

 

This guaranteed session for the 2023 Modern Language Association Convention is sponsored by the HEP Teaching as a Profession Forum Executive Committee. Accepted papers are guaranteed inclusion on the MLA 2023 program. If accepted, you must be or become an MLA member by April 1, 2022. 

SCMLA - Interdisciplinary Studies Panel

updated: 
Wednesday, February 2, 2022 - 1:53pm
South Central Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, March 31, 2022

Proposal submissions for the Interdisciplinary Studies panel at South Central Modern Language Association's 2022 conference are currently being accepted. We encourage graduate students at the MA and PhD level to submit as well. There is no theme this year for the conference or the panel. A variety of approaches and topics may be submitted for this panel. The 2021 conference's topics were wide ranging.  

SCMLA is a hybrid conference and will be held in Memphis October, 13-15, 2022. In 2021, panelists presented in-person and virtually to an in-person and virtual audience. Details can be found at https://www.southcentralmla.org/conference/

Rethinking Teaching and Learning Italian: Cross-institutional Practices

updated: 
Wednesday, February 2, 2022 - 1:30pm
Enrica Aurora Cominetti (University of Guelph) Andrea Privitera (St. Jerome's University - University of Waterloo)
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, March 1, 2022

Rethinking Teaching and Learning Italian: Cross-institutional Practices

Organizers: Enrica Aurora Cominetti (University of Guelph), Andrea Privitera (St. Jerome’s University – University of Waterloo)

Building Professional Dispositions for Undergraduate Humanities Majors

updated: 
Tuesday, February 1, 2022 - 7:03pm
MLA 2023 // San Francisco, CA (5-8 Jan. 2023)
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, March 15, 2022

Professional development prepares humanities majors for post-baccalaureate success and undermines myths about weak career outcomes, yet too often, it remains an afterthough rather than an integral component of undergraduate curricula. Furthermore, increasing professional development opportunities for undergraduates also has programmatic benefits for recruitment and retention, not least becuase such programs better equip faculty and students to more effectively articulate the value of the humanites to public life, and the applicability of humanities across public, private, and volunteer sectors.

Religious Trauma (2nd Annual International eConference)

updated: 
Tuesday, February 1, 2022 - 7:01pm
Global Center for Religious Research
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, March 1, 2022

Religious Trauma (2nd Annual International eConference)
CALL for PRESENTERS!
The Global Center for Religious Research (GCRR) is hosting the 2nd Annual International eConference on Religious Trauma, which will bring together specialists, psychiatrists, and researchers from all over the world to discuss the causes of religious trauma, as well as its manifestations and treatment options for those afflicted with the often adverse and disruptive effects associated with religion.

Rethinking Professionalism (ASA Nov 3-6, 2022; New Orleans)

updated: 
Monday, January 31, 2022 - 3:29pm
Heather Steffen
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, January 27, 2022

This panel will explore the following questions. All takes on these questions and related issues of academic/university labor are welcome: What is professionalism today, and how might we approach the study of professions from today’s emerging abolitionist and decolonial perspectives?  What does it mean to talk about the academic profession and academic freedom in our present moment, and how do our ways of talking about our work reflect different relationships to professionalism?

Final Reminder: First Book Institute Applications Due by 2/14 (Hard Deadline)

updated: 
Friday, January 21, 2022 - 9:04am
Center for American Literary Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, February 14, 2022

Announcing

The 2022 First Book Institute

June 12-18, 2022

Hosted by the Center for American Literary Studies (CALS) at Pennsylvania State University

Co-Directors

Sean X. Goudie, Director of the Center for American Literary Studies and Winner of the MLA Prize for a First Book

Priscilla Wald, R. Florence Brinkley Professor of English and Women’s Studies, Duke University, and Co-Editor of American Literature

DEADLINE EXTENDED: Call for Submissions - The Lamp Literary Journal

updated: 
Wednesday, January 12, 2022 - 11:23am
The Lamp Literary Journal
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 30, 2022

DEADLINE EXTENDED!

Call for Submissions! The Lamp is looking for submissions for its 2022 issue (Volume 12)! 

The Lamp is an international literary journal dedicated to showcasing the creative writing of graduate and professional students. If you write poetry, short fiction, scripts, creative nonfiction, or any other form of textual art, please submit your work to The Lamp at thelampeditor@gmail.com. The deadline is Sunday, January 30, 2022.  Please follow our submission guidelines below. 

Submission Guidelines: 

The Role of the Humanities in Addressing Vaccine Hesitancy: A CALS "Unprecedented" Webinar (1/21)

updated: 
Monday, January 10, 2022 - 3:09pm
Center for American Literary Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 21, 2022

 

 

Penn State’s Center for American Literary Studies presents

 

The Role of the Humanities in Addressing Vaccine Hesitancy

 

Friday, January 21, 2022, Noon–1:00 p.m. EST via Zoom

 

 Register here.

https://psu.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_sV4yrP4kS3-R3dCBBY2A_g

 

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email

Indiana English : Journal Submissions

updated: 
Thursday, January 6, 2022 - 12:41pm
Indiana English (supported by the Indiana College English Association)
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, December 31, 2022

 Indiana English is a competitive, peer-reviewed academic journal where faculty-scholars and graduate students alike can publish literary criticism, creative works, pedagogical scholarship, or other work in their fields. The journal is published online and is open access. Indiana English encourages submissions on the role of English studies in the Midwest but will consider submissions on any topic related to English literature and criticism, linguistics, or pedagogy. We also publish original creative work (fiction, poetry, creative and literary nonfiction, and photography).

2nd International Conference on Gender Studies and Sexuality(ICGSS)

updated: 
Monday, December 13, 2021 - 8:02pm
Acavent
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, July 8, 2022

On behalf of the Organizing Committee of the 2nd International Conference on Gender Studies and Sexuality, we would like to invite researchers, Ph.D. candidates, scholars, activists, and practitioners from various fields to participate and contribute to promoting and disseminating scientific knowledge in the area of gender studies and sexuality.

In Search of Epistemic Justice: A Tentative Cartography

updated: 
Thursday, December 9, 2021 - 3:54pm
In Search of Epistemic Justice International Seminar
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 31, 2021

IN SEARCH OF EPISTEMIC JUSTICE: A TENTATIVE CARTOGRAPHY

Call for Applications

This seminar aims to explore epistemic inequality and epistemic injustice in a variety of cultural, historical and geopolitical contexts, as well as within the academy. When discussing epistemic inequality or injustice we refer to the marginalization and de-legitimation of ways of knowing and methods of knowledge production and dissemination that stem from non-dominant cultural locations, identities and positionalities.

Announcing the 2022 First Book Institute

updated: 
Wednesday, December 8, 2021 - 4:23pm
Center for American Literary Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, February 14, 2022

Announcing

The 2022 First Book Institute

June 12-18, 2022

Hosted by the Center for American Literary Studies (CALS) at Pennsylvania State University

Co-Directors

Sean X. Goudie, Director of the Center for American Literary Studies and Winner of the MLA Prize for a First Book

Priscilla Wald, R. Florence Brinkley Professor of English and Women’s Studies, Duke University, and Co-Editor of American Literature

CONF/CfP-Empowerment and the Arts: How the Humanities Empower Humanity

updated: 
Tuesday, December 7, 2021 - 1:22pm
Association of English Graduate Instructors and Students
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 4, 2022

CALL FOR PAPERS

 

Empowerment and the Arts:

How the Humanities Empower Humanity

Graduate Conference in English and the Humanities

Southern Illinois University, Carbondale

April 15-16, 2022

Conference will be held virtually, via Zoom. There is no registration fee for this conference.

 

Academic Writing Workshop

updated: 
Wednesday, December 1, 2021 - 11:39am
London Centre for Interdisciplinary Research and Academic LAB
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, December 20, 2021

4 February 2022 (2pm-5pm GMT)

The workshop is designed for students, young scholars and independent researchers in humanities and social sciences who would like to improve their academic writing skills in order to succeed in studies and in career.

It is organised to provide maximum hands-on practice for participants. Each session will include explanations, examples, exercises, and texts to help the participants develop techniques for working productively at different stages of the scholarly writing process.

      Topics will include:

MPCA/ACA Professional Development Conference 2022

updated: 
Monday, November 8, 2021 - 7:09pm
Cory Barker / Bradley University
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 14, 2022

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS AND PANEL PROPOSALS

Midwest Popular Culture Association/Midwest American Culture Association Virtual Professional Development Conference

Friday-Saturday, March 11-12, 2022 on Zoom

Submit paper, abstract, or panel proposals (including the title of the presentation) to the appropriate audience area on the Submissions website (https://bit.ly/ProDevSubmit22). Please do not submit the same paper to more than one audience area.

Theme for 2022: Becoming MPCA/ACA: The Virtual Conference for Emerging and Independent Popular Culture Studies Scholars

Deadline for receipt of proposals is Friday, January 14, 2022.

ALECC 2022 Biennial Conference: Deadline Extension

updated: 
Wednesday, October 20, 2021 - 7:35pm
Association for Literature, Environment, and Culture in Canada
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, December 1, 2021

ALECC 2022

 

Association for Literature, Environment, and Culture in Canada


Association pour la littérature, l'environnement

et la culture au Canada

 

Biennial Conference

June 15-19, 2022
 University of Saskatchewan

At the heart of Saskatoon, on Treaty 6 territory and the homeland of the Métis.

 

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