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CFP: Fan Culture & Theory at PCA San Antonio, 2023

updated: 
Friday, September 30, 2022 - 10:22am
Cait Coker / University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, December 20, 2022

The Fan Culture & Theory Area of the PCA offers a venue for fan scholars from across the globe to share their research and exchange ideas on this growing field. Papers on all of the many aspects of the topic are invited. The following list of past and possible topics is extensive but not exhaustive:

Locating a Collective Lyric I

updated: 
Friday, September 30, 2022 - 10:18am
The Hopkins Review
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, November 15, 2022

In partnership with Johns Hopkins’ University’s The Hopkins Review, the authors of Public Feminism in Times of Crisis: From Sappho's Fragments to Global Hashtags, Leila Easa and Jennifer Stager, are putting together a folio on the relationships and tensions between the singular and the collective as explored in poetry, visual art, scholarship, and theory, among other genres. We are particularly interested in the power of the collective as a much-needed source of activist intervention. 

Women in World-Literature: A Reader (Edited collection CfP - aimed at Liverpool University Press)

updated: 
Wednesday, September 28, 2022 - 9:28am
Dr Roxanne Douglas (University of Birmingham) and Dr Fiona Farnsworth (University of Warwick)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, November 25, 2022

Women in World-Literature: A Reader

Edited collection CfP - aimed at Liverpool University Press

Editors: Dr Roxanne Douglas (University of Birmingham) and Dr Fiona Farnsworth (University of Warwick)

 

ACLA 2023: Sensing Migrant Romanticism

updated: 
Tuesday, September 27, 2022 - 9:39pm
American Comparative Literature Association
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, October 30, 2022

In his influential study of Romanticism, M. H. Abrams famously claimed that radical aesthetic novelties “frequently turn out to be migrant ideas which, in their native intellectual habitat, were commonplaces.” This panel seeks to embrace such migrancy to go beyond the confines of European culture and periodization and even question the assumptions about originality, propriety, legitimacy, and imitation embedded in Abrams and later interpreters of Romanticism.  

JOURNAL SPECIAL ISSUE: Intermedial Poetries: Alternative Methods and Practices

updated: 
Tuesday, September 27, 2022 - 2:15pm
Journal of Comparative Literature and Aesthetics (JCLA)
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, February 28, 2023

Journal of Comparative Literature and Aesthetics (JCLA)

SPECIAL ISSUE: Intermedial Poetries: Alternative Methods and Practices

Guest Editor: Bowen Wang (Trinity College Dublin, Ireland)

The Literature of Plasticity (ACLA 2023 -- March 16-19)

updated: 
Tuesday, September 27, 2022 - 9:56am
American Comparative Literature Association
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, October 30, 2022

Catherine Malabou places her signature concept of “plasticity” within the material encounters between the Kantian, Hegelian, and Derridean threads of the continental philosophical tradition and emerging developments in neuroscience, epigenesis, and political organization. Her recent work has demonstrated the relevance of these encounters to fields as diverse as trauma studies, gender and queer studies, hermeneutics, anarchism, postcolonialism, artificial intelligence, evolution, anthropogenic climate change, sexuality, and affect studies, to name just a few.

Capitalist Form in the Eighteenth Century

updated: 
Thursday, September 22, 2022 - 9:43am
American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies 2023: St. Louis, March 9-11, 2023
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, October 3, 2022

Organisers: Lilith Todd (Columbia) and Christopher Geary (UC Berkeley)

 

The Art of Ruling: Ancient Conceptions of Leadership in a Global Context

updated: 
Tuesday, September 20, 2022 - 9:34pm
Gerasimos Karavitis
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, September 19, 2022

Call for Papers

Comparative Political Theory Conference

Title: “The Art of Ruling: Ancient Conceptions of Leadership in a Global Context”

Date: December 3, 2022

Location: New York University, Liberal Studies (726 Broadway, 6th Floor)

 

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Journal of Contemporary Poetics: Call for Papers

updated: 
Tuesday, September 20, 2022 - 9:20pm
International Islamic University, Islamabad
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, December 31, 2023

Journal of Contemporary PoeticsCall for Papers

 

Deadline for submissions: Submission permitted throughout the year.

Full name / name of organization: International Islamic University, Islamabad

Contact email: jcp@iiu.edu.pk

(NeMLA 2023 Panel Call for Papers): If It Looks Like Horror: Mechanics of Fear

updated: 
Tuesday, September 20, 2022 - 2:35pm
Stacey Anh Baran / Jeremy Freeman
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 30, 2022

In Sam Raimi’s Spider-Man 2 (2004), the hospital scene has been paid special attention for seeming “more at home in a horror movie than a superhero sequel,” according to Bloody Disgusting’s Meagan Navarro: it depicts Dr. Octopus’ mechanical tentacles as they slaughter the surgeons who are about to remove them from his body. The scene is rife with the imagery of gaping screams, fingernails clawing into the floor, and limbs going limp, evoking an atmosphere of terror which even Dr. Octopus recognizes once he awakens to the carnage before him.

Antisocial Femininity: Refusal Toward the Relational (ACLA 2023)

updated: 
Tuesday, September 20, 2022 - 2:32pm
Chelsea Largent & Nora Carr / ACLA
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, October 31, 2022

As we figure out what new social configurations look like, and whether or not we want to be a part of them, it seems we are at a point in queer and feminist theory where the futurity of our current conceptions of the social is also being called into question.

New Rape Studies: Humanistic Interventions (SUNY Press)

updated: 
Monday, September 19, 2022 - 12:25pm
New Rape Studies edited volume
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, December 1, 2022

Co-editors Michael Dango, Erin Spampinato, and Doreen Thierauf invite original chapter-length contributions for a volume on New Rape Studies: Humanistic Interventions, under contract with SUNY Press. Final chapters are due February 1, 2023, and should be no longer than 8,000 words, inclusive of Chicago-style footnotes. We strongly encourage interested contributors to be in touch with abstracts by December 1, 2002, to ensure a fit before submissions of full drafts. We are committed to boosting the voices of graduate student, early career, and contingently employed writers. All queries can be sent to Michael Dango at dangomt@beloit.edu

The Many Fortunes of the Courtier: The Resilience of Castiglione’s Cortegiano

updated: 
Sunday, September 18, 2022 - 2:05pm
NEMLA 2023a
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 30, 2022

Learning of Castiglione’s death in 1529, Charles V declared “one of the finest gentlemen in the world has just died.”
The Spanish emperor’s praise is evidence of the depth and scope of the influence of Il Cortegiano during the
sixteenth century, appearing in Spanish translation by Juan Boscán in 1534 and in an Elizabethan translation by
Thomas Hoby in 1561. Yet Castiglione’s Courtier—read at times as a book of manners, and other times as
representative of Renaissance ideals—continued to influence writers, poets, and literary critics well into the
seventeenth century and for long after. Whether interested in sprezzatura, the art of conversation, the persistence of

Disability Studies in Dramatic Texts and Performance

updated: 
Sunday, September 18, 2022 - 2:05pm
45th Annual Comparative Drama Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, October 5, 2022

Disability Studies in Dramatic Texts and Performance 

Papers are sought for a special panel series on the subject of disability in dramatic texts and performance for the 45th Annual Comparative Drama Conference in Orlando, FL. We invite research on representation, image, symbolism, societal regulation or construction of disability as it pertains to casting and depictions of those with disabilities in playtexts and dramatic performance. The conference will allow hybrid attendance and presentations.

Radical Transcendentalisms

updated: 
Sunday, September 18, 2022 - 2:02pm
Alex Moskowitz
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, October 15, 2022

Radical Transcendentalisms

Transcendentalism is readily understood to have been an American—and even a transatlantic—social reform movement, having played a significant role in antislavery efforts, women’s rights, and labor and educational reform. But reform is markedly different than radicalism. For this edited collection, we are interested in what nineteenth-century radicalism looked like, and the ways in which the Transcendentalist movement was intertwined with radical social practice and thought. We are interested in, for example, the historiographic and philosophic connections between radical workers’ movements in Europe and the rise of Transcendental social critique in the United States.

The Mindful Intersection of Pedagogy and Scholarship (Roundtable – NeMLA 2023)

updated: 
Sunday, September 18, 2022 - 1:56pm
Matthew Leporati / Donetta Hines / Northeast Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 30, 2022

NeMLA 2023 Roundtable: The Mindful Intersection of Pedagogy and Scholarship

This roundtable session invites you to discuss practical strategies for implementing techniques of mindfulness in both the classroom and our scholarly work, considering especially their intersection.

The Everyday Beyond Description (Panel)

updated: 
Tuesday, September 13, 2022 - 5:03pm
54th Annual NeMLA Convention March 23-26, 2023 in Niagara Falls, NY
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 30, 2022

Submit 200-300 word abstracts (with short bio) via the NeMLA Portal by Sept. 30, 2022: https://cfplist.com/nemla/Home/CFP 

Contact Hannah LeClair (hleclair@sas.upenn.edu) and Molly Young (mryoung@sas.upenn.edu) with any questions.

The Everyday Beyond Description (Panel):

Nineteenth-century British realism is often understood as the generic manifestation of the everyday, with a discrete kind of content—scenes of domestic and rural life, for instance—and, in the novel, a discrete form, namely the “mimetic” description of these social worlds.

1st International Humanities – Society – Identity Congress

updated: 
Sunday, September 11, 2022 - 11:54am
University of Warsaw, Faculty of Modern Languages
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, October 31, 2022

The 1st International Humanities – Society – Identity Congress Programme Committee is looking forward to welcoming you to Warsaw. The Congress embraces the study of all aspects pertaining to the notions of Humanities – Society – Identity.

The Congress Programme comprises plenary lectures, debates, general sessions and networking research group sessions reflecting three main themes, i.e. Humanities (day 1), Society (day 2) and Identity (day 3). Each day there are Speed-Dating sessions for young researchers “The Voice of the Next Generation” on a special virtual venue.

‘The Sense of Data and the Data of Sense', ISA World Congress, Melbourne [Deadline Sept 29]

updated: 
Friday, September 9, 2022 - 7:06pm
Mark Paterson, University of Pittsburgh
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, September 29, 2022

This CFP might be of interest to some on the list. The panel is part of ISA Thematic Group TG07 ‘The Senses and Society’. This panel was accepted for the previous International Sociological Association (ISA) meeting in Brazil, 2020, which was cancelled. It is now being re-advertised for the next meeting in Melbourne.

‘The Sense of Data and the Data of Sense: Bodies, Technologies, Spaces’

Panel for International Sociological Association (ISA) World Congress in Melbourne, Australia. June 25-July 1 2023

Call for Cooperators: Academic Forms: Thinking the Ways We Do Our Work

updated: 
Friday, September 9, 2022 - 7:04pm
Tim Lanzendörfer, Goethe University, Frankfurt
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, December 31, 2022

Call for Cooperators

Academic Forms: Thinking the Ways We* Do Our Work

(*Where “We” Names, Specifically, Humanities Scholars)

Preliminaries Towards Some Academic Product

State of the Field: Postcolonial Literature, Dead and Alive (ACLA 2023)

updated: 
Friday, September 9, 2022 - 7:02pm
Rebecca Oh and Rose Casey / American Comparative Literature Association
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, October 31, 2022

Postcolonial literature has died and been resurrected more times than a zombie in modern film. Often dubbed the Franken-child of Marxism’s commitment to real material conditions and deconstruction’s obsession with textuality, postcolonial studies has been schismed between its economic and political commitments, and its preoccupation with the politics of language and translation. It also emerged alongside the rise of theories of globalization and has been a primary field for thinking about the uneven movements of local practices and global processes.

NeMLA 2023: Panel on Re-hierarchising Adaptation

updated: 
Friday, September 9, 2022 - 6:59pm
NeMLA
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 30, 2022

Adaptation studies has contended with the question of hierarchies since it first emerged. Adaptation as a process similarly so: the problem of the source and the ‘original’ has established certain values and positions of texts. This has been challenged most notably through the debate in the field around fidelity, wherein the question of being ‘true’ to the source has been variously deemed fallacious, unhelpful, or both. Despite some recent proponents for it, what emerges from this is the challenging of the hierarchies that the fidelity debate espouses. Broadly, this has been main way in which these hierarchies have been challenged in adaptations, primarily due to the seemingly inescapable status fidelity has in the field.

Re-hierachizing Adaptation

updated: 
Thursday, September 8, 2022 - 9:52am
NeMLA2023
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 30, 2022

Adaptation studies has contended with the question of hierarchies since it first emerged. Adaptation as a process similarly so: the problem of the source and the ‘original’ has established certain values and positions of texts. This has been challenged most notably through the debate in the field around fidelity, wherein the question of being ‘true’ to the source has been variously deemed fallacious, unhelpful, or both. Despite some recent proponents for it, what emerges from this is the challenging of the hierarchies that the fidelity debate espouses. Broadly, this has been main way in which these hierarchies have been challenged in adaptations, primarily due to the seemingly inescapable status fidelity has in the field.

Eco-Concepts: Critical Reflections in Emerging Ecocritical Theory and Ecological Thought

updated: 
Thursday, September 8, 2022 - 9:00am
Editors: Cenk Tan, İsmail Serdar Altaç
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, August 31, 2022

CALL FOR CHAPTER PROPOSALS - CHAPTER SUBMISSION COMPLETED

Please find call for chapters for our forthcoming book: ECO-CONCEPTS: Critical Reflections in Emerging Ecocritical Theory and Ecological Thought to be published by Lexington Books (Rowman & Littlefield) in 2023.

Unnatural Narratives in 21st-century Fiction

updated: 
Wednesday, September 7, 2022 - 10:35pm
Prof. Rossie Artemis
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, November 1, 2022

 

CFP: Unnatural Narratives in 21st-century Fiction

 Taking up the idea of the specificity of unnatural narratives found in the work of theorists such as Brian Richardson, Stefan Iversen, Jan Alber, and Henrik Skov Nielsen among others, the proposed 2025 special issue of JNT: Journal of Narrative Theory will probe the variety of unnatural narratives displayed in fictional works in English published after the year 2000.

Arc - Extended Call for Book Reviews

updated: 
Wednesday, September 7, 2022 - 9:55pm
Arc: Journal of the School of Religious Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, October 31, 2022

Call for Book Reviews: “Looking Backward – Looking Forward”

The editors of Arc: Journal of the School of Religious Studies are pleased to announce an extended call for book reviews for our forthcoming volume (Vol. 50). As the 50th anniversary of the journal presents a unique opportunity to think both retrospectively and prospectively, Arc is asking for submissions that engage with the theme of looking backward – looking forward.

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