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Wreck and Ruin: The Car Chase on Film

updated: 
Monday, December 7, 2020 - 9:47am
Brian Brems
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, May 1, 2021

Call For Papers – Wreck and Ruin: The Car Chase on Film (Edited Collection)

 

Contact Email: bremsb@cod.edu

 

Alluvium Special Issue: 21st Century Irish Women's Writing

updated: 
Monday, December 7, 2020 - 9:47am
Alluvium, Journal of the British Association for Contemporary Literary Studies (BACLS)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 18, 2020

We find ourselves at an exciting moment as scholars of contemporary Irish writing – Irish literature is, as the Irish Times points out, ‘having a moment’.

As some commentators have noted, both established and emerging female writers are disproportionately represented in the thriving contemporary Irish literary scene. Canonical figures like Anne Enright and Edna O’Brien continue to publish new work. The last two winners of the Sunday Times Audible Short Story Award – Danielle McLaughlin and Niamh Campbell – are Irish women, both of them relatively new to writing. In 2018, Anna Burns became the first woman from Northern Ireland to win the Man Booker Prize.

Global Horror Production in the Twenty-First Century

updated: 
Monday, December 7, 2020 - 9:47am
Eddie Falvey and Alice Haylett Bryan
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 31, 2021

Global Horror Production in the Twenty-First Century

co-edited by Eddie Falvey and Alice Haylett Bryan

 

Sapienza Summer School - The Cultural Heritage and Memory of Totalitarianism

updated: 
Monday, December 7, 2020 - 9:39am
Sapienza Università di Roma
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, February 1, 2021

Sapienza Summer School

The Cultural Heritage and Memory of Totalitarianism

Organized by the Department of Literature and Modern Cultures

Rome, June 14 – 25, 2021

Directors: Franca Sinopoli (Università di Roma, Sapienza) and Franco Baldasso (Bard College, NY)

EXTENSION to December 13: CFP Children's/Young Adult Culture at SWPACA

updated: 
Wednesday, December 2, 2020 - 7:35pm
Southwest Popular/American Culture Association
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, December 13, 2020

CALL FOR PAPERS DEADLINE EXTENDED TO DECEMBER 13

Children’s/Young Adult Culture

Southwest Popular / American Culture Association (SWPACA)

Submission Deadline EXTENDED: December 13, 2020

 

42nd Annual Conference, Week of February 22-27, 2021

http://www.southwestpca.org

For the 2021 Conference, SWPACA is going virtual! Due to concerns regarding COVID-19, we will be holding our annual conference completely online this year. We hope you will join us for exciting papers, discussions, and the experience you’ve come to expect from Southwest.

Reminder: Edited volume: “Trans Identities in the French media” - Call for abstracts

updated: 
Tuesday, December 1, 2020 - 2:55pm
Dr Romain Chareyron
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 31, 2021

 As a preamble to this call for abstracts, we want to specify that we are using the terms “transgender” and “trans identities” as umbrella terms for people whose gender identity and/or gender expression differs from what is typically associated with the sex they were assigned at birth. Our use of “transgender” or “trans identities” thus encompasses a variety of experiences within and outside the gender binary, and a range of expressions, as trans individuals pursue many different options (medical changes, clothing, make-up, etc.) to bring their appearances into alignment with their gender identity, or may choose not to.

 

CFP: Journal of American Studies of Turkey (Deadline: March 1, 2021)

updated: 
Tuesday, December 1, 2020 - 2:24pm
American Studies Association of Turkey
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, March 1, 2021

An international biannual print and on-line publication of the American Studies Association of Turkey, the Journal of American Studies of Turkey operates with a double-blind peer review system and publishes work in English by scholars of any nationality on American literature, history, art, music, film, popular culture, institutions, politics, economics, geography and related subjects. The Editorial Board welcomes articles which cross conventional borders between academic disciplines, as well as comparative studies of America and other cultures.

Poetry in Transatlantic Translation: Encounters Across Languages

updated: 
Tuesday, December 1, 2020 - 2:17am
Bangor University, Wales UK
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 5, 2021

Poetry in Transatlantic Translation: Encounters Across Languages

June 15th-18th 2021

Bangor University, Wales

Keynotes:

Don Mee Choi
Forrest Gander

Call for Papers - Miscellanea Section

updated: 
Tuesday, December 1, 2020 - 2:17am
Studia Universitatis Babeş-Bolyai. Philologia 1/2021
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, December 31, 2020

 

Call for Papers

Studia Universitatis Babeş-Bolyai. Philologia 1/2021

Miscellanea Section

 

 

Studia Universitatis Babeş-Bolyai. Philologia, a refereed quarterly journal published by the Faculty of Letters in Cluj, Romania (indexed ERIH+, WoS Emerging Sources Citation Index), invites submissions of original manuscripts in the form of scientific articles to be included in the Miscellanea Section of issue 1 (2021).

2021 Dianoia Call for Papers

updated: 
Tuesday, December 1, 2020 - 2:04am
Dianoia: The Undergraduate Philosophy Journal of Boston College
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 15, 2021

Greetings,

Dianoia, Boston College’s peer-reviewed Undergraduate Journal of Philosophy, is currently accepting submissions -- until January 15, 2021 -- for its Spring issue. If any undergraduate editors at Logos are interested in sending a submission for consideration, we would love the opportunity to review it for publication.

Important Guidelines: While we have no maximum or minimum page length, we do request that all submissions comply with Chicago Style citations (footnotes and a complete Bibliography), and that submissions are accessible to an undergraduate audience. Manuscripts should be submitted in Microsoft Word format. Double submissions are allowed, but we do not accept works that have been published elsewhere.

London's East End: A Short Encyclopedia

updated: 
Sunday, November 22, 2020 - 6:18pm
Kevin A. Morrison
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 31, 2021

Owing to a variety of reasons, a number of entries in London's East End: A Short Encyclopedia (under contract, McFarland) that were initially assigned have now become available. I am currently look for writers in a number of different categories, including people, film and literature, architecture, periodicals, major events, television, music, and art. Entries range from 50-2000 words with most following on the lower end of the spectrum. Interested individuals are urged to contact the editor for a contents list and style guide. A description of the encyclopedia appears below. Established scholars, early career researchers, and advanced graduate students—those who, in a US context, have passed their qualifying exams—are welcome.

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CfP for Edited Collection on Jesmyn Ward

updated: 
Sunday, November 22, 2020 - 6:05pm
Maria Torres-Quevedo
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, February 28, 2021

Jesmyn Ward is a two-time winner of the National Book Award, winner of the 2013 National Book Critics Circle Award, and a recipient of the MacArthur “genius grant.” Known for her critically acclaimed fiction and non-fiction, Ward’s lyrical narratives of Black life, home, and family in Louisanna’s Gulf Coast are visceral and evocative. Moreover, while her work is often set in the same geographical region, the concerns explored within it stretch beyond the shores of the Gulf Coast, extending if not physically then cosmologically toward the Caribbean and the African continent. Yet, despite the critical celebration and geopolitical breadth of her work, Ward remains remarkably under-studied, particularly outside the United States.

Revised Call for Papers for MELUS 2021

updated: 
Friday, November 20, 2020 - 2:09pm
MELUS: The Society for the Study of Multi-Ethnic Literature of the United States
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, December 15, 2020

MELUS 2021 Virtual Conference

April 8-10, 2021

Abstracts due December 15, 2020 to MELUS2021@gmail.com

David Foster Wallace Panels at ALA 2021

updated: 
Thursday, November 19, 2020 - 11:38pm
International David Foster Wallace Society
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 15, 2021

The International David Foster Wallace Society will sponsor two panels at the 32nd annual conference of the American Literature Association in Boston on May 27-30, 2021.

We are seeking submissions related to any aspect of Wallace’s fiction or nonfiction.  Paper topics may include but are not limited to:

Haunted Shores: Coastlands, Coastal Waters, and the Littoral Gothic

updated: 
Thursday, November 19, 2020 - 11:34pm
Edinburgh Napier University/ University of Birmingham/ University of Bristol
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 31, 2021

Call for Participants

Haunted Shores: Coastlands, Coastal Waters, and the Littoral Gothic

Online symposium: Friday 26th March 2021

We seek participants in an online symposium to explore coasts and shores in the Gothic and to discuss a potential edited volume of essays. At this early stage, we invite proposals for short, 10-15 minute presentations, but would also like to hear from anyone interested in attending or taking part. 

Haunted Shores

Charlotte Mew and Friends

updated: 
Thursday, November 19, 2020 - 11:34pm
Francesca Bratton (Maynooth University); Megan Girdwood (Edinburgh University); Fraser Riddell (Durham University)
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 31, 2021

Charlotte Mew and Friends 

Decadent and Modernist Networks 

A one-day virtual symposium 9 July 2021 

Organisers 

Dr Megan Girdwood, University of Edinburgh Dr Francesca Bratton, Maynooth University Dr Fraser Riddell, Durham University 

Keynote 

Professor Joseph Bristow, UCLA 

‘I think it is myself I go to meet’ ‘The Quiet House’ (1916) 

William Golding: Beyond Good and Evil

updated: 
Thursday, November 19, 2020 - 11:33pm
Arabella Currie and Bradley Osborne, University of Exeter
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, February 7, 2021

William Golding: Beyond Good and Evil

Call for Papers and Expressions of Interest

 

We are excited to announce a virtual symposium on the work of William Golding to be held in the spring of 2021 (8th April). We would like to invite all those who are interested in Golding to participate through critical and/or creative responses to his writing, and are particularly keen to hear from emerging scholars and those whose voices have seldom been heard in Golding criticism.

 

Contemporary Fictions of Migration and Exile: Writing Diaspora in the 21st Century

updated: 
Thursday, November 19, 2020 - 11:33pm
Dr María Alonso Alonso (University of Vigo) and Dr Bárbara Fernández Melleda (The University of Hong Kong)
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, March 31, 2021

Contemporary Fictions of Migration and Exile:Writing Diaspora in the 21st Century

 

Guest editors:

María Alonso Alonso (University of Vigo)

Bárbara Fernández Melleda (University of Hong Kong)

 

 

Deadline for abstract submissions: March 31, 2021

Notification of acceptance: May 31, 2021

Submission of full articles: May 31, 2022

Tentative publication date: early 2023

 

 

SPECIAL ROUNDTABLE: ‘A House Divided’?: Reading Faulkner in the Post-Trump Era

updated: 
Thursday, November 19, 2020 - 7:44am
The Fourth Faulkner Studies in the UK Colloquium
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 18, 2020

The Fourth Faulkner Studies in the UK Colloquium:

Faulkner, Transgressive Fiction, Postmodernism

 

SPECIAL ROUNDTABLE CALL FOR PAPERS:

‘A House Divided’?: Reading Faulkner in the Post-Trump Era

 

Saturday, January 30th, 2021

(UPDATED) Poetry and Poetics (Critical) Papers and Panels for Southwest American/Popular Culture Association Conference

updated: 
Monday, November 16, 2020 - 5:26pm
Southwest American/Popular Culture Association
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, December 1, 2020

Call for Papers

Poetry & Poetics (Critical)

Southwest Popular / American Culture Association (SWPACA)

DEADLINE EXTENDED!

 

42nd Annual Conference, Week of February 22-27, 2021

http://www.southwestpca.org

Submission Deadline EXTENDED to December 1, 2020

 

Narrating Violence: Making Race, Making Difference

updated: 
Monday, November 16, 2020 - 12:15pm
Study Circle Narrative and Violence & The George and Irina Schaeffer Center for the Study of Genocide, Human Rights, and Conflict Prevention at the American University of Paris
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, December 1, 2020

15–17 March 2021 in Turku

29–31 March 2021 in Paris

In collaboration with The George and Irina Schaeffer Center for the Study of Genocide, Human Rights, and Conflict Prevention at the American University of Paris, we invite scholars, students, practitioners, and activists from all fields to take part in the Winter Symposium of the Nordic Summer University Study Circle Narrative and Violence.

Mobility and Mutability

updated: 
Friday, November 13, 2020 - 7:21am
Graduate Student Association, Romance Studies Department at Boston University
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, January 20, 2021

Human experience is marked by movement and change. In cultural production we see mobility and mutability in light of progress, class mobility, and a shifting episteme. In literature and the arts these terms transform into migrations, monsters and character growth—in genres ranging from the epic to science fiction, or from the picaresque to cowboy poetry. Considering mobility and mutability, the following questions arise: How do mobility and mutability mark the evolution of life and the arts? How do we understand intermediality and dystopian futures in these terms? Why do founding myths of peoples around the world reflect exodus or displacement? How do terms mutate in the formation or new fields of study?

Media Awards: Beyond the EGOT (Velvet Light Trap #89)

updated: 
Monday, November 9, 2020 - 12:40pm
The Velvet Light Trap
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 31, 2021

The “big four” American entertainment awards—the Emmy for television, the Grammy for music, the Oscar for film, and the Tony for theater, often referred to by the “EGOT” acronym—have long served as a barometer of mainstream taste cultures in their respective fields. While literature on media awards is not completely absent, its scope has been narrow. Popular press works on the somewhat standardized journalistic narratives surrounding the EGOT, particularly the Oscars. Scholarly literature has largely focused on awards as they pertain to the international art cinema circuit and its attached film festivals, such as the Cannes Film Festival.      

Censorship and blind spots: the BBC’s silences

updated: 
Monday, November 9, 2020 - 12:40pm
Université de Poitiers
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, November 20, 2020

Censorship and blind spots: the BBC’s silences

 

The BBC's reputation for impartiality and independence is one of the cornerstones of its value system, which also underpins its self-declared mission to "inform, educate, and entertain". However, these values have constantly been redefined as several forms of censorship and self-censorship have been applied in the context of conflict with political or economic powers. This means that the role and independence of the BBC as a public service needs to be questioned and the grey areas and silences of the BBC from its creation in 1922 to the beginning of its digital era in 1995 need to be the objects of inquiry.

 

CFA: Ecological and Religious Radicalism

updated: 
Monday, November 9, 2020 - 12:39pm
Journal for the Study of Radicalism
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 15, 2021

The Journal for the Study of Radicalism interested in articles for an issue that explores the history of ecological radicalism, including the recent history of movements, groups, and individuals. We are also interested in related currents, which could include anarchism, black bloc, antifa, and the creation of autonomous zones, as well as ecological movements or groups like Extinction Rebellion. And we welcome articles on various forms of religious radicalism across the political spectrum.

Send completed articles to the editors at jsrmsu@gmail.com by January 15, 2021 to be in time for the next issue.

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