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Leaving Home

updated: 
Wednesday, May 25, 2022 - 11:16am
New York University, Medieval and Renaissance Center
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, July 15, 2022

Keynote speakers

Daniel Jütte, NYU, Department of History
Olenka Pevny, Cambridge University Faculty of Modern & Medieval Languages

New York University’s Medieval and Renaissance Center invites proposals for papers for its annual conference to be held November 3-4 2022. The conference theme is “Leaving Home.”

In Passage 5

updated: 
Tuesday, May 17, 2022 - 5:32pm
University of Boumerdes
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, June 15, 2022

In Passage : The International Journal of Writing and Mobility, the journal of the Department of English of the University of Boumerdes (Algeria), seeks essays in English or French for its fifth issue, to be released in December 2022. In Passage is indexed in MIAR and the MLA Directory of Periodicals.

 All the contributions should either be written in English or discuss questions that relate to the English-speaking world. They should fit within the broad scope of texts and mobility and their interconnectedness in the fields of literature, linguistics, and translation, among others. The subjects that the journal seeks to investigate include but are not restricted to:

 

PAMLA Special Session: “Lost in La-la-land"

updated: 
Tuesday, May 17, 2022 - 7:14am
Shane Baker, University of California, Santa Cruz
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, July 10, 2022

“Lost in La-la-land, or, W(a/o)ndering in the City”

Call For Papers. -- Memory: The Captive and The Fugitive Online Literature Conference 2022, OCT 21-22 (Taipei GMT+08:00)

updated: 
Tuesday, May 17, 2022 - 7:01am
National Taipei University of Technology
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, May 31, 2022

Call For Papers. -- Memory: The Captive and The Fugitive Online Literature Conference 2022, OCT 21-22 (Taipei GMT+08:00) deadline for submissions: May 31, 2022 full name / name of organization: National Taipei University of Technology contact email: taipeitechlc2022@gmail.com 

Call For Papers. -- Memory: The Captive and The Fugitive Online Literature Conference 2022, OCT 21-22 (Taipei GMT+08:00) deadline for submissions: May 31, 2022 full name / name of organization: National Taipei University of University contact email: taipeitechlc2022@gmail.com 

Cultural Representations of the Region in Transnational Contexts, c. 1840-1940

updated: 
Tuesday, May 17, 2022 - 6:59am
Radboud University, Department of Modern Languages and Cultures
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, July 1, 2022

The nineteenth century witnessed an upsurge of representations of the region across Europe and North America, in media ranging from literary fiction to the illustrated periodical and from visual arts to architecture. The rise of regionalism has often been linked to nationalism and nation-building. As such, the transnational dimensions of regionalism—in its themes as well as publication and circulation—are frequently overlooked. These transnational aspects are the focus of the Dutch Research Council-funded project Redefining the Region at Radboud University, which considers representations of the region in literature and illustrated periodicals during the long nineteenth century.

International Conference: "Narratives of Displacement"

updated: 
Sunday, May 8, 2022 - 12:16pm
London Centre for Interdisciplinary Research
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, July 15, 2022

*Selected papers will be published in a post-conference volume with ISBN.

The conference seeks to explore the narratives of displacement and to demonstrate the validity of a cross-disciplinary approach which brings together the historical, cultural, social and literary expertise in the handling of text. The conference will particularly focus on time and space representations and on treatment of the theme of cultural ambivalence and identity conflict. The subject of displacement will be regarded as both a migration, voluntary or forced, and a sense of being socially or culturally “out of place”.

Papers are invited on topics related, but not limited, to:

Reading Spatially: Summer School for PhD Researchers (Tampere, Finland, 20-22 June 2022)

updated: 
Sunday, May 8, 2022 - 12:15pm
Tampere University
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, May 31, 2021

This summer school, aimed at PhD researchers with a spatially oriented project in fields such as literary and cultural studies, film and visual culture studies, or cultural geography, asks what it means to read spatially – or to read for space – in practice. Recent decades have seen an explosion of spatially oriented approaches to the analysis of literary texts and other forms of cultural production. Ranging from literary geography and cultural cartography to geocriticism, geopoetics, material ecocriticism, and new forms of spatial phenomenology, these approaches offer exciting avenues for thinking about the many dimensions of real and imagined space.

CFP: Kapok #1 - Magmatic Connections

updated: 
Sunday, May 8, 2022 - 12:14pm
AMC
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, June 1, 2022

KAPOK, A JOURNAL OF LITERARY AND ARTISTIC CREATION

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS

Issue 1
MAGMA CONNECTIONS


PRESENTATION OF THE JOURNAL

Mobility and/as Resistance: The Political Project of Nomadism

updated: 
Sunday, May 8, 2022 - 12:04pm
Maynooth University, National Institute of Technology Silchar
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, June 10, 2022

Mobility and/as Resistance: The Political Project of Nomadism

Online Workshop | 20-21 October 2022

 

“The Street and the City – Encounters” — Extended deadline

updated: 
Sunday, May 8, 2022 - 12:03pm
University of Lisbon Centre for English Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, May 15, 2022

We are pleased to announce that the submissions deadline for paper, panel and roundtable proposals for the Conference “The Street and the City – Moments”, taking place at the University of Lisbon (7-9 September 2022), has now been extended until 15th May 2022. 

Submissions to the conference are invited from a broad range of disciplines including literature, cultural studies, anthropology, history, politics, the social sciences and other related disciplines. 

We welcome proposals for papers, pre-organised panels and roundtables.   Please see the conference webpage for a link to the full Call for Papers announcement and submission guidelines.

Women on the Run in North America (PAMLA 2022, Los Angeles)

updated: 
Tuesday, May 3, 2022 - 9:26am
Ania Wroblewski, University of Guelph
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, May 15, 2022

PAMLA 2022. Los Angeles, November 11-13

Special Session

This session explores Post-War road narratives by women, written in English, French, Spanish or Indigenous languages, that present fictionalized accounts of journeys across North America. Charting out a comparative, multi-ethnic, intersectional, and feminist counter-history to the American road narrative tradition allows us to envision North America not only as a continent made up of sovereign nations and dependent territories, a vast landform etched with borders, but also as a landmass traversed from North to South, East to West, by women on the quest for independence, solidarity, recognition, and freedom.

Destinations and Departures: An Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference

updated: 
Friday, April 29, 2022 - 8:56am
The Dalhousie Association of Graduate Students in English
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, April 30, 2022

DEADLINE EXTENDED

The Dalhousie Association of Graduate Students in English Presents

Destinations and Departures

An Online Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference

August 11-13, 2022, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia

It’s a dangerous business, […] going out of your door, […] You step into the Road, and if you don’t keep your feet, there is no knowing where you might be swept off to.

—J.R.R. Tolkien

Katherine Mansfield: Germany and Beyond

updated: 
Tuesday, April 12, 2022 - 1:48pm
Janet Wilson, University of Northampton
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, April 30, 2022

 

 

Katherine Mansfield:

Germany and Beyond

 

Bad Wörishofen, Germany

16-17 July 2022

(readings, tour 18 July)

NEW DATE

 

An international conference organised by the

Katherine Mansfield Society

 

Hosted by the Bad Wörishofen Mayorality

and Tourist and Spa Bureau

 

 

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS

 

Travel and Literature

updated: 
Friday, April 8, 2022 - 2:33pm
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA)
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, May 15, 2022

The Travel and Literature session is part of the Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA) 2022 conference, to be held in Los Angeles at the UCLA Luskin Hotel and Conference Center, from Nov. 11-13, 2022.

Walking, Empire, and Nineteenth-Century Literature

updated: 
Thursday, April 7, 2022 - 3:54pm
Vivian Kao
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, July 31, 2022

Call for contributions to an edited collection

 

Walking, Empire, and Nineteenth-Century Literature

 

Deadline for Proposal Submissions: July 31, 2022

 

Editors: Dr. Vivian Kao, Associate Professor, Department of Humanities,

Lawrence Technological University; Dr. Joshua Bartlett, Assistant Professor, Bilkent University, Ankara, Turkey

 

 

The Street and the City IV – Moments

updated: 
Thursday, April 7, 2022 - 3:53pm
University of Lisbon Centre for English Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, April 30, 2022

Cities come alive and build themselves from moments. Moments we breathe in the present, moments that shape both collective and individual memories. All these memories drift from a solitary pace in a crowd, to a dialogue between us and the other united by the urb. As in Dickens’s words (1859) “a multitude of people and yet a solitude.”

This conference aims at approaching topics from the past, both nearby or further away; topics from the present, globally, locally or glocally relevant and topics from the future – real or imaginary. Munford (1961) states that “the origins of the city are obscure, a large part of its past buried or effaced beyond recovery, and its further prospects are difficult to weigh.”

CfP Victorian Contagion - Deadline Extended!

updated: 
Tuesday, March 29, 2022 - 7:02pm
Victorian Network
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, April 30, 2022

Call for papers: Victorian Contagion

Victorian Network is an open-access, MLA-indexed, peer-reviewed journal dedicated to publishing and promoting the best work across the broad field of Victorian Studies by postgraduate students and early career academics. We are delighted to announce that our fifteenth issue (2022) will be on the theme of “Victorian Contagion” and will be guest edited by Kari Nixon (Whitworth University).

Life Narratives: Self-referential Proclamations

updated: 
Tuesday, March 15, 2022 - 3:29pm
S. Bilge Mutluay Cetintas / Hacettepe University
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, July 15, 2022

Journal of American Studies of Turkey (JAST): Special Issue on Life Narratives

Guest edited by Bilge Mutluay Çetintaş, Hacettepe University, Ankara, Turkey

 

Life Narratives: Self-referential Proclamations

Deadline for Full-Text Submissions: July 15, 2022

American life writing has a long tradition starting with the diaries, journals, and captivity narratives kept by Pilgrims and Puritans such as Mary Rowlandson’s The Sovereignty and Goodness of God: Being a Narrative of the Captivity and Restoration of Mrs. Mary Rowlandson (1682), to more canonized life writings such as Benjamin Franklin’s Autobiography (1791).

Call for papers in Cultural Geography

updated: 
Monday, March 14, 2022 - 4:15pm
Midwest Popular Culture Association
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, April 30, 2022

https://alastriapress.wordpress.com/mpca-maca/

CALL FOR PAPERS, ABSTRACTS, AND PANEL PROPOSALS in CULTURAL GEOGRAPHY

Midwest Popular Culture Association/Midwest American Culture Association Annual Conference

Friday-Sunday, 14-16 October 2022

DePaul University, Chicago, IL

Hospitality in the Face of Hostility: Stories from South Carolina’s Green Book sites

updated: 
Tuesday, March 8, 2022 - 7:01pm
Dr. Meredith Love/Francis Marion University
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, June 15, 2022

The Negro Motorist Green Book, a guide for Black travelers published from 1936 to 1967, has enjoyed recent popular and scholarly interest. Podcasts and documentaries, articles and essays, and full-length books have been devoted to educating readers about the history of the Green Book and the businesses once listed within it. 

Autobiography Panel, PAMLA 2022

updated: 
Tuesday, March 8, 2022 - 6:57pm
PAMLA 2022
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, May 15, 2022

119th Annual Pacific Ancient and Modern Languages Association Conference

Friday, November 11, 2022 to Sunday, November 13, 2022
UCLA Luskin Conference Center and Hotel in Los Angeles, California
Hosted by the University of California, Los Angeles

PAMLA’s Autobiography panel is currently accepting submissions for in-person sessions!

“Autobiography creates a self as the right instrument to seek meaning.”

-Patricia Hampl

Wharton and Ecology

updated: 
Tuesday, March 8, 2022 - 6:48pm
_Edith Wharton Review_
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, September 15, 2022

 

Wharton and Ecology

Special Issue of the Edith Wharton Review

Call for Papers

 

MLA CFP Sociology of international circulation of literature

updated: 
Tuesday, March 8, 2022 - 6:47pm
Tristan Leperlier (CNRS/Columbia)
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, March 22, 2022

Please consider submitting an abstract for a session at the next Modern Language Association Convention in San Francisco (January 2023) and/or forwarding to colleagues and students.

Sociology of international circulation of literature.

We invite 300-word abstracts and short bio, with clear methodology, examining circulation of literary texts and/or writers, sociology or history of translation, or of cultural intermediaries (translators, editors, literary agents…)
 
Deadline for abstracts: Wednesday, March 23, 2022. Please send to tristan.leperlier@gmail.com

Advanced Oral History Training Mastering the Interview:Techniques and Methods

updated: 
Tuesday, February 8, 2022 - 3:30pm
GIRES-Global Institute for Research Education & Scholarship
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, March 19, 2022

Advanced Oral History TrainingMastering the Interview:Techniques and Methods International Workshop20 March 2022

To facilitate scholars from various timezones, there will be two groups (same workshop, different time).
Group 1:   11:oo am Amsterdam time (+UTC 2) for participants from Europe, Africa, Asia & Australia
Group 2:   19.00 pm Amsterdam time (+UTC 2) for participants from the American continent
Find your timezone here

 Course Facilitator:  Konstantinos D. Karatzas, Ph.D 

Modernism in Motion - extended deadline

updated: 
Sunday, February 6, 2022 - 12:18pm
ESSE 16 conference, Mainz, Germany
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, February 28, 2022

Call for seminar presentation proposals at the 16th ESSE (European Society for the Study of English) conference (Mainz, Germany, 29 August-2 September 2022)

Landscape, Narrative, and Deep Time

updated: 
Sunday, February 6, 2022 - 2:45am
Saint Louis University-Madrid
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, March 31, 2022

June 2-3, Saint Louis University--Madrid campus

 

Tattoos, Arts and Graphic Narratives

updated: 
Thursday, February 3, 2022 - 10:38am
anne chassagnol and Brigitte Friant-Kessler
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, March 1, 2022

Tattoos, Arts and Graphic Narratives

16 - 17 June 2022
(Musée d’art et d’histoire Paul Eluard, Saint-Denis)
Paris

INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE

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