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Post-internet Humanities: Reading and Writing After and On the Internet

updated: 
Thursday, October 26, 2023 - 1:16pm
English Graduate Organization of Duquesne University
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, January 31, 2024

In Postinternet: art after the internet, Marisa Olson defines the ‘postinternet’ variously as “a moment, a condition, a property, and a quality that transcends new media” (2017). Not simply a historical marker in relation to the advent of online networks, the ‘postinternet’ “encapsulates and transports network conditions and their critical awareness as such, even so far as to transcend the internet” (2017).

The Ethics of Reading

updated: 
Thursday, October 26, 2023 - 1:16pm
Stanford-Johns Hopkins Philosophy & Literature Graduate Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, January 31, 2024

The Philosophy & Literature Workshop at Stanford and the Alexander Grass Humanities Institute at Johns Hopkins welcome submissions for the 5th annual Philosophy & Literature Graduate Conference to be held in person on May 3rd - 4th, 2024 at Stanford University.

This year’s conference topic, “The Ethics of Reading” brings together doctoral students and scholars that work at the intersection of philosophy, literature, the arts, and media studies to reflect on the role of ethics in creating and engaging with literature and, more broadly, art of all forms.

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Call for Book Reviews

updated: 
Thursday, October 26, 2023 - 1:12pm
Arc: The Journal of the School of Religious Studies, McGill University
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 1, 2023

Arc: Journal of the School of Religious Studies  

Call For Book Reviews Volume 51 (2023)

The editors of Arc: Journal of the School of Religious Studies are pleased to announce an open call for book reviews for the forthcoming volume (Vol. 51).   We welcome submissions in all areas within the study of religion, including:

Critical Ramblings

updated: 
Thursday, October 26, 2023 - 1:11pm
Institute of Language Studies and Research
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, October 30, 2023

 

Call for Papers

Institute of Language Studies and Research (ILSR), Kolkata Journal

Inaugural Special Issue Vol 1, 2024 On

Critical Ramblings

Institute of Language Studies and Research (ILSR), an institute under the Department of Higher Education, Government of West Bengal, functions as a nodal centre for research, documentation of language and culture-related materials, translation studies, and training in critical thinking, cultural and linguistic interaction.

After Shock: New Perspectives in Literary Studies and Linguistics

updated: 
Thursday, October 26, 2023 - 1:05pm
Sapienza University of Rome, University of Silesia
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, December 24, 2023

After Shock: New Perspectives in Literary Studies and Linguistics (Rome, 10th and 11th June 2024)

Sapienza-Silesia Graduate Forum 2024 (37th Cycle of the PhD Programme in Studies in English Literatures, Language and Translation)

EDITED BOOK: Deconstruction in Action: From Theory to Praxis

updated: 
Monday, October 23, 2023 - 6:22am
Cambridge Scholars Publishing, UK
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, November 1, 2023

Call for Book Chapters to the forthcoming edited volume, Deconstruction in Action: From Theory to Praxis, edited by Dr. Raisun Mathew, Assistant Professor of English, Chinmaya Vishwa Vidyapeeth (Deemed to be University), India. The publisher of the edited volume is Cambridge Scholars Publishing, UK.

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RISE: Creative Theoretical Approaches to Cultural Production, Then and Now

updated: 
Thursday, October 19, 2023 - 12:22pm
The Gregory J. Hampton Graduate English Student Association of Howard University
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, January 18, 2024

RISE: Creative Theoretical Approaches to Cultural Production, Then and Now Call for Papers

Howard University's Graduate English Student Association

Abstract Submission Deadline: January 18, 2024

 

In “The Race for Theory,” Barbara Christian writes: 

Migrating Minds: Journal of Cultural Cosmopolitanism -- Call for papers for Spring 2025 issue

updated: 
Wednesday, October 18, 2023 - 1:22pm
Migrating Minds: Journal of Cultural Cosmopolitanism
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, September 30, 2024

CALL FOR PAPERS

Migrating Minds: Journal of Cultural Cosmopolitanism (ISSN 2993-1053) [https://migratingminds.georgetown.edu] is a new peer-reviewed, open-access scholarly journal devoted to interdisciplinary research on cultural cosmopolitanism from a comparative perspective.

It provides a unique, international forum for innovative critical approaches to cosmopolitanism emerging from literatures, cultures, media, and the arts in dialogue with other areas of the humanities and social sciences, across temporal, spatial, and linguistic boundaries.

Call for Proposals: The Work and Legacy of Minnie Bruce Pratt

updated: 
Wednesday, October 18, 2023 - 1:21pm
The Journal of Lesbian Studies special issue
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 15, 2024

Call for Proposals: The Work and Legacy of Minnie Bruce Pratt

 On July 2, 2023, Minnie Bruce Pratt died at the age of 76 after a brief illness resulting from a glioblastoma. (Obituaries are available here and here.) Pratt leaves behind an important body of creative, theoretical, and political work as a gift and legacy to scholars, activists, cultural workers, writers, poets, and readers.

 

A Cultural History of Trans Lives in the Middle Ages (300-1450)

updated: 
Wednesday, October 18, 2023 - 1:14pm
J. D. Sargan and Micah Goodrich
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, November 20, 2023

We warmly invite submissions to contribute to A Cultural History of Trans Lives in the Middle Ages (300-1450), edited by J. D. Sargan and Micah James Goodrich. In the past several years, the emerging field of premodern trans studies has taken shape across disciplinary, geographical, and chronological lines. Our volume, A Cultural History of Trans Lives in the Middle Ages (300-1450), which spans over one thousand years of history, will serve to index these critical conversations among medievalists and anticipate new contours that our discussions may take. Please take a moment to look at the main series CFP here: https://bit.ly/CHTLvol1-6 

3rd International Environmental Humanities Conference: Ecocriticisms in the 21st Century

updated: 
Wednesday, October 18, 2023 - 1:13pm
Sinan Akilli / Cappadocia University
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, January 31, 2024

Call for Papers

3rd International Environmental Humanities Conference: Ecocriticisms in the 21st Century

Cappadocia University (Mustafapaşa Campus, 50420 Ürgüp/Nevşehir,Turkey)

May 20-22, 2024

Confirmed Keynote Speakers  

  • Alexa Weik von Mossner (University of Klagenfurt) (Online)
  • Serenella Iovino (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)

 

Reading Black Mirror

updated: 
Tuesday, October 10, 2023 - 2:17pm
Oxford Brookes University
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 15, 2024

CFP – Reading Black Mirror

Frame Narratives: Then and Now (Seminar)

updated: 
Friday, October 6, 2023 - 1:12pm
55th Annual NeMLA Convention March 7-10, 2024 in Boston, MA
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, October 15, 2023

Submit 200-300 word abstracts (with a short bio) via the NeMLA Portal | EXTENDED DEADLINE: October 15, 2023.

https://cfplist.com/nemla/Home/CFP 

Please contact Ronny Litvack-Katzman (ronny.litvack-katzman@mail.mcgill.ca) or Adam Hill (adam.hill@mcgill.ca) with any questions.

Frame Narratives: Then and Now (Seminar)

Media Archaeology and Art

updated: 
Thursday, October 5, 2023 - 10:06am
MAST Journal
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, January 20, 2024

Call For Submissions: MAST Journal Special Issue: Media Archaeology And Art

 

Deadline for full submissions: January 20th, 2024 (for publication in May 2024).

 

 Exploring the Intersections of Media Archaeology and Artistic Practice

CFP ACLA 2024 The Scream: Paralinguistic Expressions in Art

updated: 
Friday, September 29, 2023 - 3:21pm
American Comparative Literature Association
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, September 30, 2023

This panel aims to explore the possibilities presented in immanent, paralinguistic expressions which evade or function parallel to and beyond the realm of structured grammar and logics of exchange. Edouard Glissant, in Caribbean Discourse, teaches us that in the beginning was not the word, but sound. He writes, “the spoken imposes on the slave its particular syntax. For Caribbean man, the word is First and foremost sound. Noise is essential to speech . . .

ACLA 2024 Seminar: The Culture of Human Rights

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Friday, September 29, 2023 - 2:50pm
Muhammad Waqar Azeem
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, September 30, 2023

Sophia A. McClennen and Joseph R. Slaughter in “Introducing Human Rights and Literary Forms” warn: “Human rights are under threat everywhere, especially when the language of human rights is used to justify their violation” (Comparative Literature Studies 2009). They notice that through double-speak the states exercise violence to advance their jingoist agenda in the name of protecting the rights of the children and women, as George Bush did while invading Afghanistan in 2001.

Thinking Modern Epic

updated: 
Wednesday, September 27, 2023 - 3:49pm
Benjamin Paul, Boston College
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, September 30, 2023

What can be said about epic today? Although M.M. Bakhtin famously declared the impossibility of epic in a modern, polyphonic world in 1941, the category has remained a dynamic source of artistic and critical interest. The works considered in studies like Franco Moretti’s Modern Epic (1994), Sneharika Roy’s Postcolonial Epic (2018)or Václav Paris’s Evolutions of Modernist Epic (2021) re-evaluate epic as a multifarious category capable of shedding light on the global, postcolonial, and postmodern condition of contemporary literature—either as a site of resistance or as a form of cultural domination. Yet even in its new, polyphonic forms, the idea of epic is rarely severed completely from its classical roots.

ACLA 2024: The Plasticity of Plasticity

updated: 
Monday, September 25, 2023 - 4:18pm
American Comparative Literature Association
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, September 30, 2023

As the concept of plasticity has travelled across feminist science studies and new materialisms to Black, queer, and trans studies, its meaning has itself become unstable—or plastic. Jules Gill-Peterson and Kyla Schuller offer an appropriately plastic definition: “plasticity refers to the capacity of a given body or system to generate new form” (1). Many feminist and queer theorists have sung the praises of plasticity, which promises to destabilize fixed forms of power relations, across the registers of gender/sex, race, and (neuro)biology (from Catherine Malabou to Karen Barad to Judith Butler).

Call for Papers for Open Issue of The Apollonian

updated: 
Monday, September 25, 2023 - 3:57pm
The Apollonian: A Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, November 30, 2023

Volume 1, Issue 2

[The Apollonian is an open access, peer-reviewed journal that is published bi-annually.]

The Apollonian: A Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies seeks submissions for its sophomore issue (since its revival). The journal welcomes Academic Essays (within 5000 words), Short Essays (within 1500 words) and Book Reviews (within 2000 words). For the forthcoming issue, the submissions can be interdisciplinary, but must fall within the broader definition of humanities (and this also includes areas such as STEM and medical humanities, new media, visual cultures etc).

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Literary Theory CEA 3/21-3/23/2024

updated: 
Monday, September 25, 2023 - 3:41pm
College English Association
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, November 1, 2023

Literary Theory at CEA 2024

deadline for submissions: 

November 1, 2023

full name / name of organization: 

College English Association (CEA)

contact email: 

conaway@usi.edu

Call for Papers, Literary Theory at CEA 2024

March 21-23 | Atlanta, Georgia

The Westin Buckhead Atlanta

The College English Association, a gathering of scholar-teachers in English studies, welcomes proposals for presentations on Literary Theory for our 53rd annual conference. Submit your proposal at www.cea-web.org.

Caste-ing Academia: The Global Rise of (Critical) Caste Studies

updated: 
Monday, September 25, 2023 - 3:41pm
American Comparative Literature Association/ACLA
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, September 30, 2023

North American academia in the last few decades has been forced to confront Caste as a crucial analytic in the study of the local and the global through various disciplinary perspectives. With groundbreaking work such as Yashica Dutt’s Coming Out as Dalit (2019), Divya Cherian’s Merchants of Virtue: Hindus, Muslims, and Untouchables in Eighteenth-Century South Asia (2022) and so on, Caste has become, rightly so, an avoidable part of the global-postcolonial-neocolonial world of scholarship. Recent work by scholars like Nico Slate and Isabel Wilkerson seeks to compare and connect modern racial structures in the US and Europe to the ancient system of Caste in India.

Trauma and Memory Studies: Responses from the Global South (Online)

updated: 
Monday, September 25, 2023 - 3:40pm
Jamia Millia Islamia University, New Delhi
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, November 30, 2023

Memory and Trauma Studies have emerged as a key paradigm in the field of humanities, social and cultural studies, especially towards the end of the 20th century. The intersections and interactions between these two fields have been employed by contemporary scholars to study human histories of war, atrocities, genocides, partition, displacement and discrimination. Building upon this enriched understanding of the intricate relationship between memory and trauma, scholars have extended their inquiries to explore the mechanisms through which societies and individuals navigate the aftermath of traumatic experiences.

Troubling the Urban Institution-- ACLA 2024

updated: 
Thursday, September 21, 2023 - 9:41am
American Comparative Literature Association
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, September 30, 2023

This CFP is for a proposed session for the Annual Meeting of the ACLA in Montreal, March 14-17, 2024. Please submit abstracts to Davy Knittle and Keegan Cook Finberg through the ACLA portal by September 30th. https://www.acla.org/node/42756

 

ACLA 2024 seminar "Rethinking Advertisements in Cross-Genre Media"

updated: 
Thursday, September 21, 2023 - 9:40am
ACLA 2024
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, September 30, 2023

We are seeking paper proposals for the following conference seminar:

CFP: "Rethinking Advertisements in Cross-Genre Media"

American Comparative Literature Association

Montreal, Canada, March 14-17, 2024

 

epistemologies of brown/ness(es): racialization, sexuality, and empires

updated: 
Thursday, September 21, 2023 - 9:40am
American Comparative Literature Association
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, September 30, 2023

Feeling brown, being down. Feeling down, being brown. As we understand it, brown indexes operations of law, affect, sexuality, relation, empire(s), capital. Brown can function as an accusation or a convenience. Brown can name shades and fantasy. This proposed seminar considers when brown as an analytic becomes useful and may be used to do the work of relation, inquiry, theory—and when brown does not work.

 

ACLA Montreal 2024: Between Deleuze and Literature: Imagining Literature’s Images of Thought

updated: 
Monday, September 18, 2023 - 3:52pm
American Comparative Literature Association Annual Meeting
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, September 30, 2023

Deleuze notes in Negotiations that he did not have the chance to write “the book [he’d] like to have done about literature” (143) as he had done for other artforms like cinema and painting. Following Deleuze and Guattari’s definition of great thinkers who “lay out a new plane of immanence” and “draw up a new image of thought” to “change how we think” (What Is Philosophy 51), this seminar takes up Deleuze’s desire for new images of thought focused explicitly on literature. This seminar invites participants to consider the relation between Deleuze and Guattari’s philosophy and commentary on art (e.g., painting, cinema, and literature) and a variety of literary writers to establish new ways of thinking and navigating within literature.

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