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





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

Deep Time, Slow Time, Fast Time

Thursday, September 23, 2021 - 3:03pm
Pennsylvania English
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, January 15, 2022

Pennsylvania English

Volume 43

Deep Time, Slow Time, Fast Time

Abstracts due by November 1, 2021 to

Essays due by January 15, 2022 to

NeMLA 2022 | To Write Like a Woman: Gender and Science Fiction

Wednesday, September 22, 2021 - 1:29pm
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, September 30, 2021

If one were to judge the genre of science fiction by the blockbuster films it has produced, one would think it is a hypermasculine, imperialist, anti-feminist genre. However, non-white, non-male people have shaped, defined, and sustained the genre throughout its existence as authors, editors, and fans. The modern founder of the genre was arguably Mary Shelley who initially published anonymously. However, authors like Ursula Le Guin and Octavia Butler are now synonymous with literary sci-fi. Furthermore, some of the most compelling and successful contemporary writers of science fiction are women of color.

CFP: Special issue on Lev Vygotsky and Play (Abstracts: Dec. 15, 2021)

Friday, September 17, 2021 - 3:02pm
American Journal of Play
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, December 15, 2021

Call for Papers: American Journal of Play Special Issue on Vygotsky and Play 

Guest Editors: Elena Bodrova and Deborah Leong, Tools of the Mind 



Abstracts (300 words): December 15, 2021 

Full papers (5,000 to 10,000 words), if accepted: April 15, 2022 


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

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.

Latinx Visions

Thursday, September 16, 2021 - 3:16pm
Matthew David Goodwin / University of New Mexico
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, November 1, 2021

Latinx Visions

Speculative Worlds in

Latinx Literature, Art, Performance, and Protest 


The University of New Mexico

March 9-11, 2023


Keynote Speaker:

Lysa Rivera

Associate Professor

Western Washington University


Conference Organizers:

Cathryn Merla-Watson

Matthew David Goodwin 

Santiago Vaquera-Vásquez


Call for Papers: “Latinx Visions”


Conceptual Hybridization in the History of Ideas

Thursday, September 16, 2021 - 10:51am
Journal of Interdisciplinary History of Ideas
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, March 15, 2022

A special issue of the Journal of Interdisciplinary History of Ideas on FACETS OF HYBRIDIZATION IN THE HISTORY OF IDEAS is planned for mid-2022. 

Gender Through Technology

Thursday, September 16, 2021 - 6:16am
Variations - The Literary Journal at the University of Zurich
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, September 25, 2021

The interplay between technology, gender and culture has attracted increasing interest over the past years. It has been the subject of intermedial approaches, ranging from gender-specific explorations of literary discourses on technology to film and cultural analyses.

call for papers

Friday, September 10, 2021 - 12:18pm
Journal of Awareness
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, September 30, 2021

Journal of Awareness (E-ISSN 2149-6544) is an international refereed journal which started to be published in 2016.  The journal aims to include original papers in the main titles of social scineces and humanities. In this framework, high quality theoretical and applied articles are going to be published. The views and works of academicians, researchers and professionals working in all fileds of social scineces and humanities are brought together.

call for papers

Friday, September 10, 2021 - 12:17pm
VI. The International Holistence Academy Congress: SOCIETY 5.0
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 24, 2021

VI. The International Holistence Academy Congress (IHAC VI) themed SOCIETY 5.0 will be held on 19-20 October 2021. The theme of the conference this year is Society 5.0. The concept of Society 5.0, which is also expressed as a "human-oriented super-smart society", expresses the society of the future. The opportunities offered by digital transformation and the conditions created by globalization and pandemic make the concept of Society 5.0 meaningful. The Congress will provide an environment to evaluate the society of the future in today's conditions.


Acta Ludologica (Vol. 5, No. 1, 2022)

Friday, September 10, 2021 - 4:44am
Acta Ludologica
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 31, 2021

Acta Ludologica (ISSN 2585-8599, e-ISSN 2585-9218) is a double-blind peer-reviewed scientific journal published twice a year in both online and print versions. It focuses on the comprehensive discourse of games and digital games, including theoretical and empirical studies, research results, and their implementation into practice, as well as professional publication reviews and scientific reviews of digital games.

Acta Ludologica is inviting manuscripts for Vol. 5, No. 1, scheduled to be published in June 2022. The submissions deadline is December 31, 2021. The journal has no thematically oriented issues, so this CFP is general for manuscripts of any topics related to games and digital games.

The Transformative Power of Queer Kinship in N. K. Jemisin’s Broken Earth Series.

Tuesday, September 7, 2021 - 11:44am
University of Idaho
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, October 1, 2021

Hello scholars,


I had an abstract submitted and accepted by "Kinship in the Fiction of N. K. Jemisin: Relations of Power and Resistance" to be published by Lexington Books in 2022, but just found out all chapters must have a PhD author, and as such, I am looking for a co-author. 

Please view my abstract below, and know we can switch it up if you are interested in this project. Please submit a paragraph about your interest, and what ideas you have to contribute to the chapter *MUST HAVE A PHD*


word limit is 7 000 words including endnotes and bibliography



Queer(ing) Survival during the Sixth Extinction

Friday, September 3, 2021 - 5:02pm
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, September 30, 2021

Queer(ing) Survival during the Sixth Extinction

Chair: Bradley Harmon (Johns Hopkins University)

Call for Papers: 

Simulacra and Distortion of media in 21st century Journalism

Wednesday, September 1, 2021 - 3:11pm
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, September 12, 2021

The paper will discuss the progression of media in the last 20 years and how journalism has deteriorated and misssppropriated news. Digital journalism and recirculation of images has made post truth more vivid and information more disruptive and toxic. Simulacra as an active device in propaganda creating conflicts and misleading the general mass

CALL FOR PAPERS for New Literaria International e-Conference on Contemporary Trends and Development in Cultural Studies and the Humanities

Sunday, August 29, 2021 - 3:19am
New Literaria
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, September 15, 2021


2nd International e-Conference

“Contemporary Trends and Development in Cultural Studies and the Humanities”

Date: 22nd, 23rd, and 24th October, 2021

To be Organized by

New Literaria- An International Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies in Humanities

In collaboration with

Department of History, Humanities and Society, University of Rome Tor Vergata, Italy & Department of English, Guru Ghasidas Vishwavidyalaya, Bilaspur, India


Concept Note

The Oxford Empathy Programme's 3rd Biennial Colloquium

Thursday, August 26, 2021 - 4:33pm
The Oxford Empathy Programme's 3rd Biennial Colloquium
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, October 1, 2021

The Oxford Empathy Programme is holding its 3 rd biennial colloquium on
November 11/12, 2021. Our keynote speakers include Dinesh Palipana,
Sir Muir Gray, Felicity Bishop, Rachel Winter, and Lidewij Niezink
It will be virtual, and our schedule will be Australasia, Europe, and US

If you would like to give a presentation about your work or research on
empathy, please apply to the To
facilitate accurate assessment of your abstract, please
 Include ‘ABSTRACT’ in the subject line of your email.
 In the email or word document, please include:

PANDEMIC!: COVID-19 and Literary Studies

Sunday, August 22, 2021 - 10:03pm
English Language Notes
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, October 1, 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



Extended deadline | Science and Tech in 21st-Century US Popular Culture (hybrid format conference)

Friday, August 20, 2021 - 9:32am
PopMeC Association for US Popular Culture Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, August 31, 2021

Popularizing STEM: Science and Technology in 21st-Century US Popular Culture 

15-19 November 2021 (virtual conference, one day on site if feasible)

Confirmed keynotes: Gerry Canavan, Charles Adler, Stina Attebery, André Brock, Emily Cox-Palmer-White, J. Jesse Ramírez. [on-site activities would be streamed virtually and include two keynotes and workshops on biology-related comics, graphic medicine, and science dissemination in drag]

Conference page:


[REMINDER] CFP - 'From the scenic essay to the essay-exhibition' (deadline 1/10/2021)

Wednesday, August 18, 2021 - 10:47am
Ghent University - Research Centre Studies in Performing Arts & Media (S:PAM)
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 10, 2021

Call for proposalsFrom the Scenic Essay to the Essay-Exhibition. Expanding the Essay Form in the Arts after Literature and FilmAn international conference27-29 of April 2022, Ghent (Belgium)ByResearch centre S:PAM (Studies in Performing Arts & Media), Ghent University  Theme of the conference: More than 400 years after the publication of Michel De Montaigne’s Essais, the enduring afterlife of the essay form attests how this 'heretical form’ (Adorno) not only continues to challenge the literary conventions but also transgresses the borders of the literary field to venture into other artistic disciplines.

Technology and Carson McCullers

Wednesday, August 18, 2021 - 10:46am
Carson McCullers Society/ Society for the Study of Southern Literature
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, August 23, 2021

 Technology and Carson McCullers

Session Proposal for the Society for the Study of Southern Literature (SSSL) 2022 Hybrid Conference

February 17-20, 2022, Atlanta, GA

Civilizational States and Liberal Empire—Bound to Collide?

Monday, August 16, 2021 - 2:43pm
The Telos-Paul Piccone Institute
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, March 15, 2021

The 2022 Annual Telos-Paul Piccone Institute Conference
April 1-3, 2022
New York, NY

Update: Because of public health and travel concerns due to the COVID-19 pandemic, this conference has been rescheduled from its original date of September 18–19, 2021, to the new date of April 1–3, 2022.


Civilizational States and Liberal Empire—Bound to Collide?

Keynote Speaker: Christopher Coker, London School of Economics

Conference Description

Literature and the Culture of Wellness

Monday, August 9, 2021 - 1:42pm
C19, “Reconstructions,” March 31-April 2, 2022, Coral Gables, Florida
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, August 30, 2021

CFP: Literature and the Culture of Wellness

C19, “Reconstructions,” March 31-April 2, 2022, Coral Gables, Florida

Shari Goldberg, Franklin & Marshall College
Arielle Zibrak, University of Wyoming

International Bilingual Webinar on Tribal Lifestyle: Literature-Culture-Anthropology-Linguistics (IBWTL-2, 2021)

Monday, August 9, 2021 - 1:41pm
International Bilingual Journal of Culture, Anthropology and Linguistics (IBJCAL), eISSN: 2582-4716
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, August 25, 2021

You are invited to submit your research papers for scholarly presentation under following Sub-themes [Theme areas].


1. Application of Bangla language || প্রয়োগের বাংলা ভাষা[Linguistics]

2. Scholarly Literary Criticism || তাত্ত্বিক প্রেক্ষিতে গবেষণামূলক সাহিত্য সমালোচনা[Literature]

3. Application of Stylistics || প্রয়োগের শৈলীবিজ্ঞান[Literature and Linguistics]

4. Cultural Transmission || সাংস্কৃতিক আদানপ্রদান (গ্রহণ প্রতিগ্রহণ) [Culture]

5. Clan, Clan sign and Tattoo || গোত্র, গোত্র-স্মারক ও ট্যাটু[Cultural Anthropology]

American Communes

Monday, August 9, 2021 - 1:40pm
C19: The Society for Nineteenth-Century Americanists
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 3, 2021

On July 4, 1826, Robert Owen delivered an oration that would go on to be known as the “Declaration of Mental Independence” in which he situated an ideology animating his experimental society in New Harmony, Indiana within an existing tradition of American liberty. Communal societies seek to reconstruct society in miniature, though in the 19th century several of these experiments ultimately aspired to reshape society on a grand scale.

We seek essays that explore 19th century American communitarian experiments as revisions, renewals, and reconstructions of existing institutions, cultures, and mores. Essays may explore:

  • tensions between the public and private in intentional communities

Peter Nicholls Essay Prize 2022

Tuesday, August 3, 2021 - 11:39am
Foundation: The International Review of Science Fiction
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 3, 2021

We are pleased to announce our next essay-writing competition. The award is open to all post-graduate research students and to all early career researchers (up to five years after the completion of your PhD) who have yet to find a full-time or tenured position. The prize is guaranteed publication in Foundation (winter 2022).

To be considered for the competition, please submit an original 6000-word article on any topic, period, theme, author, film or other media within the field of science fiction and its academic study. All submitted articles should comply with the guidelines to contributors as set out on the journal pages of the SF Foundation website. Only one article per contributor may be submitted.