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NEMLA 2023 Panel:Ukraine and Hannah Arendt: Framing the Discourse of Refugees, Race, Religion and Culture

updated: 
Wednesday, September 7, 2022 - 9:51pm
Robert Berger/ Binghamton University
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 30, 2022

This panel seeks to examine the discourse of the refugee crisis originating from Russia’s invasion of Ukraine in 2022 in connection with other recent refugee crises. While international news coverage and the humanitarian response has been extraordinary during the events of the war, this same response throws into stark relief Western nations’ lack of action and support for the refugees of Syria, Central America and Palestine.

If A Lion Could Talk…: Knowing Animals, Knowing Ourselves

updated: 
Wednesday, September 7, 2022 - 9:48pm
Brandeis University
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, January 10, 2023

If A Lion Could Talk…: Knowing Animals, Knowing Ourselves

The 16th annual Brandeis Graduate Student Conference—“If A Lion Could Talk…: Knowing Animals, Knowing Ourselves”—will be held March 31, 2023.

The Poetics of Space

updated: 
Wednesday, September 7, 2022 - 9:46pm
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 30, 2022

The 2023 NeMLA conference will take place on March 23 - 26, 2023 in Niagara Falls, New York. Abstracts can be submitted at the link below.

Abstract

Gender, Culture and Society

updated: 
Sunday, September 4, 2022 - 5:20am
New Literaria
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, October 15, 2022

CALL FOR PAPERS AND PANEL PROPOSALS

3rd International e-Conference

Gender, Culture and Society

Date: 26th, 27th, and 28th November, 2022

To be Organized by

New Literaria- An International Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies in Humanities

and

Department of English and Foreign Language, Guru Ghasidas Vishwavidyalaya, Bilaspur

           

Concept Note:

CFP: Social Justice & American Literature

updated: 
Friday, September 2, 2022 - 1:20pm
Saint Martin's University
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, February 16, 2017

We seek essays of 5,000 to 6,000 words for an anthology that explores American literature through the lens of social justice.  The volume will become a part of a popular literary series published by a major press.

 

ASCP Conference 2022 Panel: Barbara Cassin

updated: 
Tuesday, August 30, 2022 - 6:20pm
Lachlan Wells, University of Melbourne
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, September 15, 2022

The following CFP is for a proposed panel on the work of Barbara Cassin, for the 2022 Australasian Society of Continental Philosophy (ASCP) Conference, to be held at the University of Melbourne, Australia, from November 28-30. 

 

Barbara Cassin: The Sophistic Effect and the Tongues of Philosophy

 

CFP: Film Studies

updated: 
Tuesday, August 30, 2022 - 11:28am
Southwest Popular/American Culture Association
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, October 31, 2022

Call for Papers

Film Studies

Southwest Popular / American Culture Association (SWPACA)

 

44th Annual Conference, February 22-25, 2023

Marriott Albuquerque

Albuquerque, New Mexico

http://www.southwestpca.org

Submissions open on August 15, 2022

Proposal submission deadline: October 31, 2022

NeMLA 2023 -- The Body that Remains

updated: 
Tuesday, August 30, 2022 - 11:24am
Marina Malli, Binghamton University
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 30, 2022

The theme of NeMLA 2023 is Resilience, and on a fundamental and visceral level resistance is located in the body that suffers or is threatened with disappearance.

NeMLA: Resilience and Resistance: Embracing Disability Narratives in 19th-century Fiction

updated: 
Thursday, August 25, 2022 - 5:57pm
NeMLA 2023 Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 30, 2022

Resilience and Resistance: Embracing Disability Narratives in Nineteenth-Century Fiction proposes a space for scholars to present research on disability studies and narrative agency in British fiction from the period. Disability studies is concerned with altering the contemporary political landscape to procure protections for disabled individuals and communities, question structures which uphold barriers to equal access, and challenge ideologies of ability that affirm ableist notions of social participation. Disability studies also challenges individuals and scholars to analyze the historical, literary, medical, and social understandings of disability to dismantle ableist structures.

Intersectionalities of the SWANA Bodies, Borders, Literatures

updated: 
Thursday, August 25, 2022 - 9:34am
Northeast Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 30, 2022

This panel invites interdisciplinary proposals that bring to attention the multiple, contradictory, and shifting approaches that encompass the studies of the Southwest Asia North Africa (SWANA) region. The overarching aim of this panel is to shed light on the theoretical and political significance of intersectionality for critical engagement with the SWANA region. We invite contributions examining how the relationalities of bodies, cultures, and cultural productions in the SWANA region and its diasporas shape discourses across nations, re(li)gions, and languages as they converge and diverge in their religious, racial, ethnic, and gender*sexuality-based identities.

CfP (NeMLA 2023): The Nature of Things: Ecology, Philosophy, and Poetics

updated: 
Thursday, August 25, 2022 - 9:30am
Alexander Sorenson/Binghamton University
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 30, 2022

Call for Papers -- 54th annual NeMLA conference (23-26 March 2023, Niagara Falls, New York USA)

What does it mean to write and think about nature? Do language, thought, and mimesis ultimately have the capacity to impact (and possibly cultivate) our natural environments, and do these environments in turn have the capacity to impact (and possibly cultivate) our words and ideas? Taking such questions as a starting point, this panel aims to explore how the relationship between the human community and the environment has occupied a central space within literature and thought across various epochs and epistemological arenas. 

Shaping Intellectual Disabilities in Early Modern Literature and Culture (CFP for edited volume)

updated: 
Wednesday, August 24, 2022 - 2:37am
Dr Alice Equestri (University of Padua)
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, July 31, 2022

 

Editor: Dr Alice Equestri, University of Padua (alice.equestri@unipd.it)

Publisher: international academic press to be confirmed

Deadline for submitting chapter proposals (400 words): July 31, 2022
Notification of acceptance: September 1, 2022
Provisional deadline for essay submission (6000-8000 words): April 30, 2023

Papers are sought for a volume that critically examines – and advances our knowledge of – manifestations of intellectual disability in early modern English and European literature and culture (c. 1500-1700). The collection will be submitted to an international academic publisher.

Print: Theories, Histories, and Futures

updated: 
Tuesday, August 23, 2022 - 3:08pm
Comparative Literature, University of South Carolina
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, November 18, 2022

Print: Theories, Histories, and Futures

Comparative Literature Conference

February 23-25, 2023

University of South Carolina (Columbia)

Joseph Conrad Centennial Commemorative Book Project

updated: 
Tuesday, August 23, 2022 - 2:52pm
Prof. John G. Peters, University Distinguished Research Professor, University of North Texas and Chandrakant A. Langare, Associate Professor of English, Shivaji University, Kolhapur, M.S. India. ,
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 31, 2023

 

Dear Conradians/Colleagues/ Scholars/Academics

Scholarly Literary Studies Essays Wanted

updated: 
Tuesday, August 23, 2022 - 2:51pm
Pennsylvania Literary Journal
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, November 30, 2022

The Pennsylvania Literary Journal is seeking scholarly essays in all literary genres, periods, and types. PLJ is a generalist journal that welcomes all types of scholarly discussion. In other words, essays can be on 18th century British literature, or on 20th century Spanish literature. Essays can also explore professional topics in academia (such as conferences, job applications, teaching methodology or gender bias), or explore topics regarding archival research or hypertext accessibility. Essays of almost any size are welcome from 500-word reviews, to short 2,000-word commentary essays, to long critical essays up to around 16,000 words.

The Intertext in Literature and Film - NeMLA Panel

updated: 
Tuesday, August 23, 2022 - 2:41pm
NeMLA's 54th Annual Convention
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 30, 2022

The panel, “The Intertext in Literature and Film”, aims at gathering papers that discuss the plurality of texts in literary genres and the film genre. Intertextuality is conceived of, in this discussion, from Kristeva’s coinage of the term. In her Semeiotike: Recherches pour une sémanalyse (1969), Kristeva develops the term after Bakhtin’s concept of dialogism in the novel. Kristeva’s seminal work on “intertexuality” may entail it as a concept that accentuates the intertwining feature of narratives. Added to that, the Bakhtinian concept is also paramount to the approach of this subject matter as his theory of the novel is intrinsic in fiction especially within “the multiple voicings of a text” (A Poetics of Postmodernism 126).

Queer Temporalities and Nostalgias in Film and Television

updated: 
Tuesday, August 23, 2022 - 2:36pm
SCMS
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, August 28, 2022

We are trying to put together a panel proposal for the SCMS conference from April 12-15, 2023, in Denver. We are looking to supplement the papers we have already gathered with one or two more that deal with queer nostalgia/temporality in film/media. Please send an abstract of no more than 2500 characters and a bio (500 characters) to mstekl@stanford.edu and jennyme@stanford.edu

Critical Plant Studies Book Series

updated: 
Monday, August 22, 2022 - 6:26pm
Douglas Vakoch / Critical Plant Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, December 31, 2022

Critical Plant Studies, a book series published by Lexington Books, an imprint of Rowman & Littlefield, calls us to re-examine in fundamental ways our understanding of and engagement with plants, drawing on diverse disciplinary perspectives. A sampling of topics appropriate for this series includes but is not limited to:
• Representations of plants in literature, art, film, and popular culture
• Relationships between humans and plants
• Boundaries and distinctions between plants and animals
• Plants and the environmental crisis
• Phytosemiotics and plant communication
• Plant sensation and consciousness
• Vegetal agency

ACLA 2023 Seminar: "Symbolic Animals: On Representation"

updated: 
Wednesday, August 17, 2022 - 9:30am
Alya Ansari, Liam Kruger
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, October 31, 2022

In a germinal essay of literary study, W.J.T. Mitchell observes that the human, “for many philosophers both ancient and modern, is the “representational animal,” homo symbolicum, the creature whose distinctive character is the creation and manipulation of signs—things that “stand for” or “take the place of” something else.” And in the twenty-first century, representation—in its aesthetic, cultural, semiotic, political, and myriad other contemporary dimensions—is strategically deployed for its presumptive ability to carry the burden of material disparities produced along intersecting lines of difference.

Call for Proposals: “The Geometry of Movement: Computer-Generated Imagery in Film”

updated: 
Tuesday, August 16, 2022 - 11:00am
Senses of Cinema
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, September 15, 2022

For an upcoming dossier for Senses of Cinema we are currently accepting submissions on the topic of Computer-Generated Imagery in film. Within the past few decades, CGI has become a ubiquitous part of our visual world, from international blockbusters to experimental film, from car commercials to homemade YouTube videos. The dossier will investigate the histories of CGI and consider how the technology renders and shapes the contemporary.

De-Westernizing Horror: Reframing the Genre Cinemas of Asia

updated: 
Monday, August 15, 2022 - 4:19pm
King's College London
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, August 26, 2022

De-Westernizing Horror: Reframing the Genre Cinemas of Asia

King’s College London

Monday 31st October – Tuesday 01st November, 2022

Keynote Speaker: Meheli Sen (Rutgers University)

In 2012, Saër Maty Bâ and Will Higbee published their necessary and urgent intervention, De-Westernizing Film Studies. The principle aim of their collection was to “consider what forms a challenge to the enduring vision of film as a medium – and film studies as a discipline – modelled on ‘Western’ ideologies, theoretical and historical frameworks, critical perspectives as well as institutional and artistic practices, might take today” (2012: 1).

Themes of Julia Kristeva's Abjection

updated: 
Monday, August 15, 2022 - 12:32pm
Elia Jordan Northeastern Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, March 23, 2023

Abjection can be summarized to mean, the lowest debasement to the highest degree (Oxford Languages definition). Immediately, there is a wide range of potential meaning, so what is it exactly?

Judgment, Pluralism, and Democracy: On the Desirability of Speaking with Others

updated: 
Friday, August 12, 2022 - 9:32am
Hannah Arendt Center for Politics and Humanities (Bard College)
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, October 15, 2022

Details:

March 2-3, 2023

Hannah Arendt Center for Politics and Humanities, Bard College

 

Keynote Speaker:

Linda Zerilli (The University of Chicago)

 

Organisers:

Nicholas Dunn (Bard College)

Nirvana Tanoukhi (Dartmouth College)

 

Description:

"Tangling with the Classics" at Leeds IMC 2023

updated: 
Friday, August 12, 2022 - 9:31am
Jacqueline Burek and Rebecca Menmuir
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 9, 2022

We welcome paper proposals on any aspect of classical reception as "entanglement" across the Middle Ages (c. 650-1550). Papers will be presented at Leeds International Medieval Conference (3-6 July, 2023).

Full CFP:

Transformation through Literacy

updated: 
Thursday, August 11, 2022 - 9:35am
Northeast Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 30, 2022

Call for Papers

Topic: “Transformation through Literacy”

for the 54th Annual NeMLA Convention March 23-26, 2023 in Niagara Falls, NY. 

 The deadline for abstracts is September 30, 2022. Please email to submit your abstract online here: https://www.cfplist.com/nemla/Home/S/19780

Description of Session: Dr.Maryann P.DiEdwardo, Chair 

 "Transformation through Literacy”

This panel seeks presentations about peace studies through spatializing the study of human rights, emigration, migration, immigration, and diasporas.

 

Deadline approaching (Osmosis: Interdisciplinary Approaches in Human Sciences)

updated: 
Thursday, August 11, 2022 - 7:20am
Department of English, School of Liberal Arts and Social Science, East Delta University, Chattogram, Bangladesh
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, August 20, 2022

https://call-for-papers.sas.upenn.edu/cfp/2022/04/18/osmosis-interdiscip...

The deadline for submission has been extended to 14 August 2022. Authors will be notified by 31 August 2022.

Keynote Speakers: 

Day 1 - Professor Michael Keith, PhD

            School of Anthropology and Museum Ethnography, University of Oxford, UK

Day 2 - Professor Kaiser Hamidul Haq, PhD 

            Poet, Translator, and Critic 

            Former Professor, Department of English, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh

Lyric Resilience: The Subject and its Questions

updated: 
Tuesday, August 9, 2022 - 9:55am
Northeast Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 30, 2022

Primary Area / Secondary Area

Comparative Literature / World Literatures (non-European Languages)

 

Chair(s)

Sneha Chowdhury (Brown University) 

Mantra Mukim (University of Warwick) 

 

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