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CFP:15th International IDEA Conference: Studies in English

updated: 
Monday, January 3, 2022 - 8:15am
15th International IDEA Conference: Studies in English
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, January 25, 2022

                                       

Dear Colleagues,

We are pleased to announce that, due to numerous requests, the abstract submission deadline is extended until January 25, 2022. You can submit your abstracts until this date. 

We are looking forward to seeing you in Hatay on May 11-13, 2022.

Regards,

IDEA2022 Organising Committee

     

 

15th International IDEA Conference: Studies in English 

May 11-13, 2022

The Conference will be jointly hosted by

 Hatay Mustafa Kemal University,

Department of English Language & Literature ,

School of Foreign Languages &

*Final Extension* Call for Chapters: Investigating the Hardwood – Interdisciplinary Analyses of and Reflections on Professional Basketball

updated: 
Monday, January 3, 2022 - 7:30am
Till Neuhaus & Niklas Thomas
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 17, 2022

As a sport, basketball follows a certain set of rules and conventions which serve as a framework for players, coaches, and teams to play the sport. By their very nature, these rules are meritocratic which means that all participants are equal on the court, play by the same rules, and the only relevant (read as: game deciding) factors are effort, skill, and fortune. Such a perspective on basketball and sports leads certain fans and observers to statements such as “politics should be kept out of sports”.

American Fury: Collective Action and the Politics of Moral Outrage

updated: 
Tuesday, December 14, 2021 - 10:03am
Myra Mendible/Florida Gulf Coast University
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 30, 2022

 

American Furies: Collective Action and the Politics of Moral Outrage

Myra Mendible

 

“Our ability to respond with outrage depends upon a tacit realization that there is a worthy life that has been injured or lost…”

Judith Butler, “Survivability, Vulnerability, Affect”

 

“Outrage has become the signature emotion of American public life.”

Lance Morrow, “America is Addicted to Outrage”

 

Shifting Grounds:Changing Models of Nature in the Former Soviet Sphere

updated: 
Sunday, December 12, 2021 - 1:55pm
Brian Yang/ University of Illinois at Urbana-Chmpaign
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, February 15, 2022

The Slavic Graduate Students Association (SGSA) in conjunction with the Slavic Languages and Literatures Department at the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign invites submissions of presentation proposals from scholars across disciplines to this year’s conference, titled “Shifting Grounds: Changing Models of Nature in the Former Soviet Sphere.” This interdisciplinary conference is intended to explore the movement of disparate models of nature as they circulate through and coalesce into larger ideas about Post-Soviet and Eurasian existence.

World Picture Conference 2022 “More”

updated: 
Thursday, December 9, 2021 - 10:44pm
Brian Price / University of Toronto
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, January 25, 2022

World Picture Conference
“More”
April 22-23, 2022
Colorado College, Colorado Springs, Colorado

Keynotes:
Domietta Torlasco (Northwestern University) &
Pheng Cheah (University of California, Berkeley)

Reason: Special issue of The Comparatist

updated: 
Wednesday, December 8, 2021 - 4:24pm
The Comparatist
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, April 1, 2022

Call for Papers: Special Issue, The Comparatist

Topic: Reason

General Editor: Zahi Zalloua (Whitman College)

Call for Chapters – Creative & Critical Uses of Digital Tools in Visual Culture

updated: 
Wednesday, December 8, 2021 - 4:23pm
Jo Parnell/Palgrave Macmillan
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, April 30, 2022

This call is for abstract submissions for an international edited collection entitled Taking Control: critical and creative uses of digital tools in screen, literature, graphic texts, and visual culture narratives.  Currently I am seeking a number of academics and professionals in the field who might like to send me an abstract for consideration for inclusion in the book.

 

Due to the coronavirus pandemic, the deadline for abstracts has been extended:  Abstracts now due: 30 April 2022

 

Call for papers: Interface (Soapbox Journal for Cultural Analysis)

updated: 
Sunday, December 5, 2021 - 3:03pm
Soapbox Journal for Cultural Analysis
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, December 14, 2021

For the upcoming issue of Soapbox, a graduate peer-reviewed journal for cultural analysis, we invite young researchers and established scholars alike to submit academic essays or creative work that critically engages with the theme of interface. We are inviting extended proposals (500-1000 words) that follow the MLA formatting and referencing style to be submitted to submissions@soapboxjournal.net by December 14th, 2021.

 

INTERFACE

Call for Papers: The 2022 Conference on John Milton, June 21-23, 2022. St. Louis, Missouri

updated: 
Saturday, December 4, 2021 - 2:15pm
2022 Conference on John Milton
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 31, 2021

Papers (not to exceed twenty minutes reading time) are invited on any aspect of Milton studies, from close readings of particular works to broader investigations of themes and trends. The conference will be held on the campus of Saint Louis University, in conjunction with the Symposium on Medieval and Renaissance Studies.

Please submit 250-word abstract, along with a brief academic biography to the SLU Symposium website: https://www.smrs-slu.org/submit.html. Proposals for sessions and round-table discussions are also welcome. Deadline for submissions: December 31, 2021.

OCD IN SOCIETY

updated: 
Thursday, December 2, 2021 - 11:25am
White Rose Arts and Humanities Research Council
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, February 15, 2022

The theme of this year’s OCD in Society conference is “Theory and Practice”. The goal of the
event is to explore how the humanities, social sciences, activism, and the arts can offer ways to
conceptualise, understand, and raise awareness about obsessive-compulsive symptoms. The
theme of the conference invites contributors to think about how obsessions and/or compulsions
are constituted by, embedded within, and regulated through forms of practice. We interpret
‘practice’ to include practices of care for the body, regulatory practices, creative practices, and
modes of performativity. We also welcome presentations that explore how diverse theoretical

University of Toronto Graduate English Conference: Exhaust(ion)

updated: 
Wednesday, December 1, 2021 - 3:39pm
University of Toronto Graduate English Association
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, January 4, 2022

In the conclusion to Complaint! (2021), Sara Ahmed suggests that “even going through an exhausting of processes can have creative potential.” As much as exhaust signals finality, then, it also acquiesces to a sort of futurity and, in Ahmed’s understanding, even hopefulness: what can develop after we have exhausted all possibilities?

As a verb, “to exhaust” signals depletion and overconsumption as well as fatigue and overexertion. We have exhausted, and we are exhausted; threats of environmental and economic

CFP: Special Issue of Rhetoric Society Quarterly

updated: 
Wednesday, December 1, 2021 - 3:39pm
Joshua Trey Barnett, Associate Editor
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, February 4, 2022

Each year, Rhetoric Society Quarterly publishes a special issue, the aims of which are to help set the intellectual agenda in rhetorical studies, encourage focused statements on timely topics in rhetorical studies by scholars working in related areas, attract participation by top scholars, and stimulate scholarly activity within the Rhetoric Society of America, such as pre-conference colloquia, convention sessions, and workshops. Recent special issues have addressed relations between rhetoric and disability (2020), demagoguery (2019), and the more-than-human (2017), to name only three examples. As Rhetoric Society Quarterly’s incoming associate editor for special issues, I am pleased to invite proposals for the 2023 special issue.

Cadernos de Fraseoloxía Galega, issue 23

updated: 
Wednesday, December 1, 2021 - 3:35pm
Cadernos de Fraseoloxía Galega
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, March 1, 2022

Cadernos de Fraseoloxía Galega (CFG), an international journal on phraseological and paremiological research edited by Centro Ramón Piñeiro para a Investigación en Humanidades (Xunta de Galicia), is seeking submissions of contributions for its twenty-third issue. Even though the deadline is permanently open, only manuscripts received by March 1, 2022 will be considered for issue 23.

CFG's aims are (1) to contribute to the phraseological debate, (2) to bring unpublished Galician phraseological materials to light and (3) to disseminate information about the most important events and publications about phraseology. Thus, this journal publishes:

Gender Research Workshop: “The Female Gaze in Cinema”

updated: 
Wednesday, December 1, 2021 - 11:39am
London Centre for Interdisciplinary Research and Academic LAB
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, January 15, 2022

Film has long been a male-dominated industry, but for decades female directors against all odds have made an indelible mark on cinema. Today there is growing recognition of the important contributions made by women to the world of moving image, with audiences calling for more opportunities to be given to female screenwriters, cinematographers, editors, producers, performers and directors in a bid to defeat gender inequality.

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:

Anti-Oedipus at Fifty (PCA/ACA, Philosophy and Culture Area, panel/roundtable) EXTENDED DEADLINE

updated: 
Tuesday, November 30, 2021 - 5:41pm
Philosophy and Culture Area, Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association (Annual Convention, conducted virtually, April 13-16, 2022, http://pcaaca.org/area/philosophy-and-culture)
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, December 23, 2021

Synopsis: Gilles Deleuze and Félix Guattari’s Anti-Oedipus: Capitalism and Schizophrenia turns fifty in 2022. Awash as we are in libidinally-driven fantasy systems that reify pathological desire and injury as mythology, paranoid distortion as reality, and the resulting pair as ideology weaponized as moral justice, Anti-Oedipus would appear to be as urgent today as it was a half-century ago. The proposed session would be an occasion to explore it anew, both in its own right, and in terms of its enduring influence and importance.

All approaches are welcome.

ACLA 2022 Call for Papers: "Event, Nonevent, Unevent"

updated: 
Tuesday, November 30, 2021 - 7:47am
Gabriel Quigley
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, January 15, 2022

American Comparative Literature Association 2022 Annual Meeting

National Taiwan Normal University

June 15-18

 

Event, Nonevent, Unevent

*SUBMISSION DEADLINE EXTENDED TO JANUARY 15* 

Organizer:

Gabriel Quigley, New York University (gabriel.quigley@nyu.edu)

 

“the event...brings to pass ‘something other’ than the situation, opinions, instituted knowledges...a hazardous, unpredictable supplement, which vanishes as soon as it appears.” – Alain Badiou, Ethics

 

UVa GradCon 2022: Networks

updated: 
Friday, November 26, 2021 - 2:15pm
Graduate English Students Association, University of Vriginia
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, December 15, 2021

We are delighted to extend the following updated invitation!

From April 7-9, 2022 the Graduate English Students Association at the University of Virginia will present its annual conference, titled and themed Networks. Our conference committee seeks papers by graduate students, as well as scholars, teachers, researchers, artists, and community leaders, institutionally affiliated or otherwise, on the topic of “networks.” 

Seeking Articles for Canadian Review of American Studies (general submissions and special issue on Outlander series)

updated: 
Friday, November 26, 2021 - 8:59am
Canadian Review of American Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, April 1, 2022

Canadian Review of American Studies (University of Toronto Press) is the leading American Studies journal outside the United States and the only journal in Canada that deals with cross-border themes and their implications for multicultural societies. Published three times a year, the journal aims to further multi- and interdisciplinary analyses of the culture of the US and of social relations between the US and Canada. CRAS is a dynamic and innovative journal, providing unique perspectives and insights in an increasingly complex and intertwined world of extraordinarily difficult problems that continue to call for scholarly input.

[conference] Immortal Materiality Or Mortal Objects?

updated: 
Monday, November 22, 2021 - 7:27pm
University of Amsterdam
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, November 25, 2021

Immortal Materiality or Mortal Objects?

Our lives are inextricably entwined with the materiality we both make and utilize, but to what extent is it inseparable from humanity and the identities therein? Does materiality have a life of its own and does it end?

Call for papers for 1-day hybrid conference on 16th of December. Send a title, abstract (max 200 words), full name, university or institution, email and how you plan to join (online or physical attendance) to mortalobjectsconference@gmail.com

Deadline: 19th November

Location: Oudemanhuispoort D.108, Amsterdam or ONLINE

Deadline Extension: Global Crisis(es) between Image, Language and Time: On the Fantastic in Contemporary Films and Series

updated: 
Monday, November 22, 2021 - 4:17pm
Julia Bruehne / University of Bremen (Germany)
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, December 15, 2021

version française cf. ci-dessous / versión española véase abajo

Global Crisis(es) between Image, Language and Time: On the Fantastic in Contemporary Films and Series
Organization:
Julia Brühne, Orlando Valenzuela Celis, Padraic Wilson (University of Bremen, March 03-05, 2022).

"Only connect!" Delivery Systems in American Fiction - ALA 2022 Chicago

updated: 
Friday, November 19, 2021 - 10:46am
Jonathan Bayliss Society
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, January 25, 2022

E. M. Forster had something aesthetic in mind with that famous phrase, but it applies as well to more practical or material kinds of systems, networks, and patterns in American fiction, from the whaling industry in Moby-Dick (and the Pequod as metonym for that industry) to the various networks - transportation, financial, criminal, political, logistical, electronic - explored in the work of writers like Frank Norris, Philip K. Dick, Don DeLillo, Thomas Pynchon, William Vollmann, and Jonathan Bayliss.

[ACLA Deadline Extension 11/30] Je est un author: (Re-)Appearances of the Authorial Subject in Literature and Theory

updated: 
Friday, November 19, 2021 - 10:45am
Sebastian Brass
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, November 30, 2021

We are welcoming submissions for the seminar Je est un author: (Re-)Appearances of the Authorial Subject in Literature and Theorywhich we are planning for the annual meeting of the American Comparative Literature Association in Taipei, Taiwan, June 15-18, 2022.

In Mithu Sanyal’s novel Identitti, shortlisted for the German Book Prize 2021, a fictional professor of Postcolonial Studies who identifies as a PoC causes a scandal when it turns out she is actually white – a premise resembling a recent case in American academia. Who is ‘behind’ a theory matters – but how?

Film History Series: Call for Book Proposals

updated: 
Friday, November 19, 2021 - 10:45am
Steffi Shook, Manhattanville College
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, December 31, 2022

Call for Proposals: Film History Book Series

We are seeking proposals for complete/in-progress/planned manuscripts and edited collections for a proposed book series. The series will focus on film history: both the history of film as media texts and the history/evolution of the cinematic apparatus. 

RIT press has expressed interest in this series and has asked that we secure some projects before moving forward with approval.  

Potential topics include but are not limited to: 

Call for Chapters: Edited Collection on Vocal Fry

updated: 
Wednesday, November 17, 2021 - 2:17pm
Francesco Venturi
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, December 20, 2021

This multidisciplinary publication brings together leading scholars and practitioners, to explore what pulse phonation is, what it can do, and how it can be framed as a cultural phenomenon. This volume will draw on a broad range of approaches, from psycholinguistics and vocal training to new materialism and queer theory. By fusing critical theoretical approaches with performance, the book will consider the processes of production and perception of pulse phonation, its uses, and meanings in contemporary culture, music, theatre, and performance art, and the place it occupies in a broader reflection on voice and sound production. The book will conclude with a series of interviews and short statements from users and listeners of creaky voices.

Pharmacological States of Emergency

updated: 
Tuesday, November 16, 2021 - 11:42pm
Cultural Studies Association Conference 2022
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, December 12, 2021

 

As of March 2021, a year after the United States first entered nation-wide lockdowns in response to the global spread of COVID-19, the National Center for Health Statistics reported a 30% increase in drug overdose deaths across the country. Antidepressant, anti-anxiety, and insomnia prescriptions have also hit record highs. Now public health bodies are embarking on the most ambitious vaccination campaign in US history. Living through the chronic sequelae of these interlocking (and still unfolding) crises is bearable only by recourse to a pharmaceutical fix.

Communities of Distance

updated: 
Monday, November 15, 2021 - 6:41pm
Marshall Meyer / Johns Hopkins University Department of Comparative Thought and Literature
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, December 15, 2021

From the global to the individual level, our sense of community has undergone a profound transformation within just a couple years. Where it once suggested closeness and intimacy, community now paradoxically demands that we maintain a healthy distance from one another—each one of us a monad tucked away in our respective homes, our old sources of community displaced as they transition to virtual formats. We even maintain patterns of disciplined isolation to protect the health and safety of those whom we would otherwise not need to consider.

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