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Eighteenth-Century Women's Writing

updated: 
Friday, February 25, 2022 - 3:42am
Workshop on eighteenth-century women's writing and the novel genre
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, March 30, 2022

Eighteenth-century women’s writing has attracted critical attention in recent years and the rise of the novel genre has faced reconsideration and re-evaluation accordingly. The fiction of women writers such as Eliza Haywood, Aphra Behn, Delariver Manley, and Penelope Aubin has undergone new editions and has come under critical focus to question their relationship to the canon and to theories of the novel. This workshop focuses on women writers alongside the canonical writers of the long eighteenth century and invites talks on various aspects of eighteenth-century novel. Talks on the intertextual relationships between canonical writers and non-canonical women writers and on theories of the novel are especially welcome.

Book Series: POSTHUMANITIES AND CITIZENSHIP FUTURES

updated: 
Thursday, February 24, 2022 - 1:16pm
Rowman & Littlefield
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, December 31, 2025

POSTHUMANITIES AND CITIZENSHIP
FUTURES
Series edited by
Peggy Karpouzou and Nikoleta Zampaki

Romanian Literary History at a Crossroads

updated: 
Thursday, February 24, 2022 - 1:16pm
Studia Universitatis Babeș-Bolyai Philologia
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, May 1, 2022

 

 

 

Romanian Literary History at a Crossroads

Mihai Iovănel’s History of Contemporary Romanian Literature: 1990-2020

and the Cultural-Materialist and Transnational Turn in Literary Studies

Special Issue 3/2022

Studia Universitatis Babeș-Bolyai Philologia

studia.philologia@lett.ubbcluj.ro

Guest editors:

Anticolonialism as Theory Symposium

updated: 
Monday, February 21, 2022 - 2:46pm
UC-Berkeley & The Association of Postcolonial Thought
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, March 15, 2022

Fall 2022, University of California, Berkeley

The Futures of Postcolonial Thought: Anticolonialism as Theory

September 30-October 2 

Ulysses 100

updated: 
Monday, February 21, 2022 - 2:36pm
Georgian-American University of Tbilisi
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, April 25, 2022

T.S. Eliot called Ulysses ‘the most important expression which the present age has found; … a book to which we are all indebted, and from which none of us can escape.’’ Indeed, after a century it is a book which is still read, discussed, translated, researched and which influences not only writers, but painters, musicians, philosophers, photographers, film directors.

We invite scholars and students from various fields to send proposals for a 15-minute paper with a creative approach towards any aspect of Joyce’s works.

Topics include, but are not limited to:

Cultural History; PAMLA (November 11-13, 2022)

updated: 
Monday, February 21, 2022 - 2:33pm
Pacific Ancient & Modern Languages Association (PAMLA)
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, May 15, 2022

The 119th annual conference of the Pacific Ancient & Modern Languages Association (PAMLA) will be held in Los Angeles at the UCLA Luskin Conference Center, from Friday, November 11, to Sunday, November 13, 2022.

 

Cultural History

 

MLA Special Session: Affect and Embodiment at the Margins in 20/21-c. American Literature

updated: 
Monday, February 21, 2022 - 2:20pm
University of Wisconsin-Madison
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, March 15, 2022

This MLA Special Session panel invites papers that interrogate the affordances and stakes of mobilizing marginalized affects, or elucidating affects that move between marginalized bodies in contemporary American literature and culture. 

 

Lauren Berlant characterized affect as the “body’s response to the world, something you’re always catching up to.” And yet critics often overlook the role of material bodies and embodiment in the circulation and impact of affect. How can we put the questions of embodiment and materiality back into the study of affect theory? What can be gained from studying bodily affectations in marginalized lives? 

 

Other questions/topics to consider:

CFP: 56th Annual Comparative Literature Conference "Culture Jamming and the Art of Subversion: A Multidisciplinary Perspective""

updated: 
Sunday, February 20, 2022 - 1:20pm
Comparative World Literature, CSULB
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, March 1, 2022

CFP: 56th Annual Comparative World Literature Conference

Culture Jamming and the Art of Subversion: A Multidisciplinary Perspective

Venue: California State University, Long Beach. Mainly in person with a handful of sessions on zoom.

Dates: April 13 and 14, 2022 

Deadline Extended: Call for Papers — Blackboxed Futures: Multiple Temporalities of Algorithmic Technologies (Online Symposium)

updated: 
Thursday, February 17, 2022 - 7:25am
Higher School of Economics, Moscow
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, February 25, 2022

Algorithmic technologies are nowadays proliferating in various sectors of the economy and, more generally, in society. Yet, while their widespread development already occupies several areas of contemporary life, their material configuration often remains opaque and difficult to comprehend, especially when it comes to how algorithms shape the futures of people and societies at large. Often, algorithms and AI technologies are conceived by their users and creators as “magic” that is beyond comprehension — an understanding that has a range of political and cultural implications for society (Campolo & Crawford, 2020) and has been consequently recognized in the theorizations of economy and politics (Pignarre & Stengers, 2012).

LCCT 2022

updated: 
Sunday, February 13, 2022 - 11:43am
London Conference in Critical Thought
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 18, 2022

 

 

LCCT 2022: Call for Presentations

The Call for Presentations is now open for the 9th annual London Conference in Critical Thought (LCCT), hosted and supported by the School of Law at Birkbeck College, University of London.

Coding Covid-19: The Rise of the App-Society

updated: 
Sunday, February 13, 2022 - 11:41am
Digital Culture & Society, Vol. 8, Issue 1/2022
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, March 15, 2022

 

Digital Culture & Society, Vol. 8, Issue 1/2022

 

 

 

Coding Covid-19: The Rise of the App-Society

 

Julia Ramírez Blanco, Ramón Reichert, Francesco Spampinato (eds.)

 

 

 

This special issue of Digital Culture & Society deals with the concept of code in relation to the Covid-19 crisis. Code is intended both as a computer-based language to program software or apps and as a functional and visual language for organising administrative processes, visualising

 

Life's Not Personal: A Creative – Critical Conference on Experimental Life Writing

updated: 
Sunday, February 13, 2022 - 11:29am
Midlands4Cities AHRC
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, April 15, 2022

 

There has always been a need to adapt and disrupt conventions to tell one’s story and now there are almost as many forms of life writing as there are different lives. The boundaries of representation are continually being pushed. ‘Life’s Not Personal: A Creative-Critical Conference on Experimental Life Writing’ seeks to explore these narratives from both theoretical and practice-based perspectives.

HJEAS Books, New Series: RESEARCH MONOGRAPHS or EDITED COLLECTIONS

updated: 
Friday, February 11, 2022 - 12:24pm
Hungarian Journal of English and American Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 1, 2023

HJEAS Books, New Series

The Hungarian Journal of English and American Studies (HJEAS) will launch a series of books to be published by Debrecen University Press beginning in 2022 that will reflect scholarship in the areas covered by the Journal, which include but are not limited to the literature, film, art, history, and religion of the United States, Canada, Ireland, England, Scotland, Australia, and New Zealand. All books will be published as Open Access ebooks and as printed using Print on Demand. They will be kept in print.

PROPOSALS for either RESEARCH MONOGRAPHS or EDITED COLLECTIONS are welcome.

SURGE: Writing Beyond the Binary

updated: 
Friday, February 11, 2022 - 11:47am
California State University, Dominguez Hills - English Graduate Association
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, March 13, 2022

This year’s California State University, Dominguez Hills English Graduate Association Spring Conference theme, SURGE: Writing Beyond The Binary, evokes transcendence of false dichotomy in many realms: gender, politics, race, class, sexuality, emotional well-being, literary criticism, and so much more. As writers, researchers, and scholars, we wield the power to reinforce or dispel reductive binary distinctions in our work, making it our job to SURGE ahead through these and other barriers toward portraying and creating a more inclusive, accepting, understanding world. While we work to re-energize our lives and refill the spaces we re-enter, how we choose to forge ahead will make all the difference.

Call for Papers ETKI: Journal of Literature, Theatre and Culture Studies

updated: 
Thursday, February 10, 2022 - 2:21pm
ETKI: Journal of Literature, Theatre and Culture Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, April 15, 2022

Call for Papers

ETKI: Journal of Literature, Theatre and Culture Studies

ETKI: Journal of Literature, Theatre and Culture Studies invites submissions for the second issue of the journal - a general issue on literature, theatre and culture studies.

The Working Dead: Capitalism, Mortality, and Their Discontents (panel)

updated: 
Thursday, February 10, 2022 - 12:35pm
Marxist Literary Group - Institute on Culture and Society: Transition
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, February 13, 2022

The COVID-19 pandemic’s disproportionate infection and fatality rates among the working class, coupled with the increasing peril from climate catastrophe, has foregrounded the existential precarity of those on the unfortunate side of the wage relation and empire. This panel considers, however, that in the absence of full human flourishing—in Marx’s word, Gattungswesen—the proletariat is, in a sense, already dead prior to the expiration of their physical bodies.

CALL FOR PAPER, Volume-II, Issue-I (Open Issue)

updated: 
Tuesday, February 8, 2022 - 3:32pm
Consortium: An International Journal of Literary and Cultural Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, March 31, 2022

                             CONSORTIUM: AN INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF LITERARY AND CULTURAL STUDIES 

ISSN (Online): 2583-0090

 

                                                                                                  CALL FOR PAPER

                                                               Volume-II, Issue-I (Open Issue)

Summer Institute: NON/HUMANITY (Revisioning the Centrality of the Human in the Humanities)

updated: 
Tuesday, February 8, 2022 - 3:30pm
Jeremy Chow / Bucknell University
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, April 1, 2022

NON/HUMANITY:

Revisioning the Centrality of the Human in the Humanities

 

Bucknell Summer Institute

June 6-June 17, 2022

(Hybrid: In-person & Virtual Options)

Bucknell Humanities Center

Bucknell University

 

summerInstitute.scholar.bucknell.edu  

 

Application Deadline: April 1, 2022

Decisions by May 2, 2022

 

Call for submissions

updated: 
Sunday, February 6, 2022 - 11:45am
Papers: Explorations Into Children's Literature
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, December 12, 2022

Papers: Explorations into Children's Literature journal is open now for new submissions. We welcome submission of research articles or critical reflections on creative writing and processes that explore creativity, the nature and processes of writing, or investigation of issues in writing for children and young people. Papers is a free, open-access online journal publishing critical research into children’s literature. Papers is fully-refereed and all submissions undergo a double-blind reviewing process by members of the journal’s international reviewing board. While the editors welcome articles on Australasian material, we do not limit Papers to articles only on Australasian works, or by Australasian scholars.

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.

*ONLINE* Virginia Woolf and Ethics: The 31st Annual International Conference on Virginia Woolf (Lamar University, June 9-12, 2022)

updated: 
Sunday, February 6, 2022 - 11:16am
Amy Smith/Lamar University
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, February 15, 2022

*The 2022 Annual International Conference on Virginia Woolf will take place ONLINE

*Deadline extended to February 15, 2022

Virginia Woolf and Ethics

31st Annual International Conference on Virginia Woolf

June 9-12, 2022

Lamar University (online modality)

Seminar at the ESSE 2022 Conference, Mainz, Germany

updated: 
Saturday, February 5, 2022 - 6:18am
European Society for the Study of English (ESSE)
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, February 28, 2022

Women’s Writing and their Writings on Writing

The area of research delineated under the seminar Women Writers and their Writings on Writing is that of women novelists having inscribed their fictional and non-fictional contributions in English within the frame of postmodernism. Simultaneously using and abusing the canon, writers like Margaret Atwood, Antonia Susan Byatt, Ursula Le Guin, Doris Lessing, or Angela Carter, to name but a few, make their voices heard via metafiction, literary theory and criticism, newspaper articles, reviews, lectures and recorded/televised interviews – demarches which are quintessentially technical, therefore automatically/stereotypically associated with men.

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. 

Ungendered Flesh: A Feminist Politics Of Refusal

updated: 
Thursday, February 3, 2022 - 12:21pm
The 11th Graduate Conference in Literature, Politics, and Aesthetics at Binghamton University Hosted by the Department of Comparative Literature
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, February 27, 2022

The 11th Graduate Conference in Literature, Politics, and Aesthetics at Binghamton University Hosted by the Department of Comparative Literature:

Call for Papers

Ungendered Flesh: A Feminist Politics Of Refusal

Keynote: Dr. Joy James, Williams College

April 8-9 2022

Sources in Early Poetics

updated: 
Wednesday, February 2, 2022 - 5:24am
Brill & Poetics before Modernity
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, March 16, 2022

CALL FOR PROPOSALS

SOURCES IN EARLY POETICS (Brill)

Proposals are invited for a new edition and translation series with Brill!

Join us for an online launch event on 16 March, 17:30-19:00 GMT, featuring addresses from the editors and a roundtable discussion with Prof. Gavin Alexander (Cambridge), Prof. Rita Copeland (Penn), Dr Lara Harb (Princeton), Dr Aglae Pizzone (Southern Denmark), and Prof. Filippomaria Pontani (Venice). Free registration via Eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/sources-in-early-poetics-launch-and-roundta...

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