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ONE HUNDRED YEARS OF T.S. ELIOT’S THE WASTE LAND

updated: 
Thursday, November 10, 2022 - 3:42pm
MELOW The Society for the Study of the Multi-Ethnic Literatures of the World
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, December 15, 2022

 

CALL FOR PAPERS

 

FOR PUBLICATION IN MEJO (MELOW Journal) 2022

 

ONE HUNDRED YEARS OF T.S. ELIOT’S THE WASTE LAND

 

DFW 2023 - David Foster Wallace - Gettysburg, PA - June 22-24, 2023

updated: 
Thursday, November 10, 2022 - 3:41pm
International David Foster Wallace Society
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, January 10, 2023

International David Foster Wallace Society 2023
“The Subject and Art”
Call for Abstracts
Gettysburg College
June 22 – 24, 2023
Conference Director: Vernon W. Cisney,
Chair and Associate Professor of Interdisciplinary Studies, Gettysburg College
Keynote Speaker:
Lee Konstantinou, Associate Professor of English, University of Maryland, College Park,
Author of The Last Samurai Reread and Cool Characters: Irony and American Fiction

Call for Papers: Luso/Hispanophone Caucus of the African Literature Association (LHCALA)

updated: 
Thursday, November 10, 2022 - 3:03pm
African Literature Association- LHCALA
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, December 12, 2022

At its 48th Annual Conference (Knoxville, TN, May 24-27, 2023), titled Crossings: Africans Moving In/Across Space and Time, the African Literature Association (ALA) proposes to focus on migrations and other forms of movements of Africans and their descendants.

“Let me walk to the edge of genre ” Ben Lerner’s Poetry, Fiction, criticism and artistic collaborations June 28 - July 1 2023 Paris, France

updated: 
Sunday, November 6, 2022 - 4:01pm
Cergy Paris/ Université de Paris Cité / University of Warwick
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, November 30, 2022

 

 

E X T E N D E D  D E A D L I N E ! 

 “Let me walk to the edge of genre[1]

     Ben Lerner’s Poetry, Fiction, criticism and artistic collaborations

June 28  - July 1 2023

Paris, France

 

https://benlernerparisconference2023.weebly.com/ 

 

Journal of European Popular Culture - Next Issue

updated: 
Sunday, November 6, 2022 - 3:53pm
Journal of European Popular Culture - Intellect Publishers
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, November 21, 2022

Journal of European Popular Culture (JEPC)

Intellect Publishers

Next issue - call for articles

This peer-reviewed journal seeks lively submissions for its latest issues on any aspect of European cultural and creative activity.

- Early submission is encouraged -

The journal is interested in contemporary practices, but also in historical, contextual, biographical or theoretical analyses relating to past cultural activities in Europe.

Papers or exploratory critical or creative pieces relating to European media, literature and the writing arts, film, music, new media, art and design, architecture, drama and dance or fine art are all very welcome.

Poetry and Poetics (Critical) Panels for Southwest Popular and American Culture Conference

updated: 
Thursday, November 3, 2022 - 11:55am
Southwest Popular and American Culture Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, November 14, 2022

DEADLINE EXTENDED!

Call for Papers

Poetry and Poetics (Critical)

Southwest Popular / American Culture Association (SWPACA)

 

44th Annual Conference, February 22-25, 2023

Marriott Albuquerque

Albuquerque, New Mexico

http://www.southwestpca.org

Extended proposal submission deadline: November 14, 2022

 

Social Movements & Technology

updated: 
Thursday, November 3, 2022 - 11:51am
Cultural, Social and Political Thought - University of Victoria
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, December 18, 2022

Social Movements & Technology Cultural Social and Political Thought (CSPT)Annual Graduate Student Conference

 

CALL FOR PAPERS

 

May 5-6, 2023


 

Cultural Histories of Empire

updated: 
Thursday, November 3, 2022 - 11:49am
International Society for Cultural History
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, December 20, 2022

International Society for Cultural History
2023 annual conference
Cultural Histories of Empire, 19-22 June 2023
Singapore

Plenary speakers

-Jane Lydon, Wesfarmers Chair of Australian History, University of Western Australia

-Carlos F. Noreña, Professor of History, University of California, Berkeley

Alfred Hitchcock---DEADLINE EXTENDED---Call for Papers

updated: 
Thursday, November 3, 2022 - 11:47am
Southwest Popular / American Culture Association (SWPACA)
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, November 14, 2022

DEADLINE EXTENDED!

Call for Papers

ALFRED HITCHCOCK

Southwest Popular / American Culture Association (SWPACA)

 

44th Annual Conference, February 22-25, 2023

Marriott Albuquerque

Albuquerque, New Mexico

http://www.southwestpca.org

Extended proposal submission deadline: November 14, 2022

 

EXTENSION to November 14: CFP Children's/Young Adult Culture at SWPACA

updated: 
Monday, October 31, 2022 - 3:31pm
Southwest Popular/American Culture Association
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, November 14, 2022

Call for Papers

CHILDREN’S/YA CULTURE

Southwest Popular / American Culture Association (SWPACA)

 

44th Annual Conference, February 22-25, 2023

Marriott Albuquerque

Albuquerque, New Mexico

http://www.southwestpca.org

 

EXTENDED Proposal submission deadline: November 14, 2022

 

Human-Plant Entanglement: Thinking with Plants in the Anthropocene

updated: 
Sunday, October 30, 2022 - 10:58am
Ratul Nandi
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, November 30, 2022

The human and plant relationship stretches back to the earliest of times, arguably 20,000 years ago when the prehistoric hunter-gatherers had not quite learned to domesticate the wild vegetal species that grew around them. Learning to domesticate the plants for their own use was a decisive moment that changed humans into an agricultural unit and left the promise of a quantum leap in human history. Indeed, for the last twenty millennia, humans and plants have co-evolved in such diverse but intimate ways that the history of one would be unthinkable without the history of the other.

"This is You Beyond You": Representing the Present through Speculative Futures [ACLA SEMINAR]

updated: 
Thursday, October 27, 2022 - 10:53am
ACLA 2023 Annual Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, October 31, 2022

"This is You Beyond You": Representing the Present through Speculative Futures

Seminar proposal for ACLA's annual meeting

https://www.acla.org/you-beyond-you-representing-present-through-specula...

 

"This is you beyond you. After and with the consequences of fracking past peak oil. After and with the defunding of the humanities. ... After the end of the world. After the ways we have been knowing the world" -- Pauline Gumbs, M Archive

“Tell me,” he says, “have you ever heard of something called a moon?” -- NK Jemisin, The Fifth Season

Edited Collection - Irish Writers and the Civil Service

updated: 
Thursday, October 27, 2022 - 3:38am
Jonathan Foster (Stockholm University), Elliott Mills (Trinity College Dublin), and Karl O'Hanlon (Maynooth University)
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, November 15, 2022

CFP: Edited Collection -  Irish Writers and the Civil Service

Jonathan Foster (Stockholm University), Elliott Mills (Trinity College Dublin), and Karl O’Hanlon (Maynooth University)

Bataille Now: A transdisciplinary conference on the contemporary application of Georges Bataille’s thought

updated: 
Wednesday, October 26, 2022 - 9:35pm
Konstantinos Kerasovitis / Wolverhampton University - Jon Auring Grimm / Aarhus University
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, March 15, 2023

Georges Bataille’s work, a century after his texts were first published, has always been vested in controversy. Initially exiled from academic discourse and confined to titillating the imaginations of land-deprived sailors, Georges Bataille’s textual corpus has become the reluctant womb of post-modernity. Bataille’s influence can be found in a milieu of key thinkers from Foucault and Deleuze onto Giorgio Agamben and Jean Baudrillard.

Modernist Transmissions

updated: 
Wednesday, October 26, 2022 - 9:33pm
Société des Anglicistes de l’Enseignement Supérieur (SAES)
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, December 1, 2022

"Modernist Transmissions”

 

Yasna Bozhkova (Université Sorbonne Nouvelle) and Nell Wasserstrom (Boston College)

 

Atelier Société d’Études Woolfiennes (SEW)/Société d’Études Modernists (SEM)

Congrès La Société des Anglicistes de l’Enseignement Supérieur (SAES)

Université Rennes 2, June 1-3 2023

 

Edited Collection - Irish Writers and the Civil Service

updated: 
Wednesday, October 26, 2022 - 5:42am
Jonathan Foster (Stockholm University), Elliott Mills (Trinity College Dublin), and Karl O'Hanlon (Maynooth University)
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, November 15, 2022

  

CFP: Edited Collection -  Irish Writers and the Civil Service

 

Jonathan Foster (Stockholm University), Elliott Mills (Trinity College Dublin), and Karl O’Hanlon (Maynooth University)

 

 

Perry Mason and The Case of America’s Favorite Lawyer

updated: 
Monday, October 24, 2022 - 11:40am
Elizabeth Erwin & Dawn Keetley
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 8, 2023

Erle Stanley Gardner’s Perry Mason has been a vibrant part of the cultural conversation for nearly 90 years. The titular trial lawyer with a penchant for detective work first debuted in the novel The Case of the Velvet Claws (1933), setting in motion a publishing streak that would eventually become the third best selling series of all time. Successful radio, film, and television adaptations soon followed, solidifying the character’s presence within the cultural lexicon. Indeed, Perry Mason’s crossover appeal demonstrates a cultural importance that transcends medium and generational divide.

17th International Connotations Symposium: “And this gives life to thee” - Textual Reasons for Canonicity

updated: 
Monday, October 24, 2022 - 1:11am
Connotations: Society for Critical Debate
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, November 30, 2022

Recent debates on canonicity have focused on how canons are a product of social and historical conditions as well as of reception. Texts become canonical when they are felt to embody the spirit of an age or to voice concerns considered universal at a particular moment. But what about the texts themselves? Can any text become canonical in any way? Or are there any specific textual reasons for such an elevated status? This latter question is what our symposium wishes to address.

When There is Nothing More to Say. – Silence – The Dissolution of Meaning

updated: 
Sunday, October 23, 2022 - 4:58pm
ACLA 2023
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, October 31, 2022

“Silence is constituted by the absence of words but is therefore and simultaneously the presence of their absence” (The language of Silence. Schlant, Ernestine).  

There will always come that specific moment, – and then there is silence. Many great thinkers and artists reached a point, after their most productive phase where they had become silent, and silence exists as a decision and punishment.

Wittgenstein concluded, “Whereof one cannot speak, thereof one must be silent.”

Call for Contributions Edited Volume "Women Who Write Animals"

updated: 
Sunday, October 23, 2022 - 4:57pm
Lorraine Kerslake / University of Alicante
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 23, 2022

Contributions are sought for a volume that seeks to rethink and recover the history and future of English-speaking female authors who wrote about animals (as scientists, popularizers, storytellers, novelists and poets) from the late eighteenth to the early twenty-first century. We seek to explore the question of how female writers conceive nature and represent animals from a feminist perspective by examining their role in the reconstruction of nature and looking at how they represent non-human animals and their/our relationship with them. The collection aims to pay tribute to what Anglophone female writers did in the name of nature and local wildlife by recovering their contributions and reviewing history.

The “Safe Animal” Sensibility - ACLA 2023

updated: 
Sunday, October 23, 2022 - 4:51pm
Jiwon Rim and Yea Jung Park
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, October 31, 2022

This panel invites discussions on the contemporary politics of the “safe animal” in literature and media—in all the registers and valences of “safe.” An overworked but underexplored cultural trope, safe animals are constantly in demand across various forms of popular media: animal memes and pet-related small talk are the safest conversation starters, “cute” cat pictures always promise to comfort, and ample cultural scaffolding is in place to help us stick to animals that are safe. For example, the website Does the Dog Die, a crowdsourced platform for “emotional spoilers” about movies and other popular media, promises to protect viewers from “upsetting” material including the death of animals.

"Pornography, Propaganda, Representation"

updated: 
Sunday, October 23, 2022 - 4:47pm
ACLA
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, October 31, 2022

This seminar investigates “pornography” and “propaganda” as two categories that attempt to set boundaries around acceptable language. They work as genre designations as often as they work as aesthetic judgements and denunciations. When an object, a picture, or a text is accused of being pornographic or propagandistic, it stands accused of using representational force in an unacceptable way – too direct, too explicit, too symbolic, too something to accord with the idealized sincerity and critical openness of acceptable, normal, or mainstream discourse, of speech that should be unquestionably “free.” 

ACLA 2023: Memory in the Movies and TV Series (Chicago, March 16-19, 2023)

updated: 
Sunday, October 23, 2022 - 4:31pm
ACLA
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, October 31, 2022

Following the success of its previous ACLA seminar “Stories of Memory in the 21st Century” in 2022, this seminar invites paper proposals to discuss how memory is represented and imagined diversely in the movies and TV series from different cultural contexts. Living in an age saturated with memory and forgetting, we see the protagonists unsettled by their lost memory in films such as Memento (2000), The Bourne Identity (2002), The Girl On the Train (2015), etc.. These amnesic protagonists, haunted by déjà vu they can never make sense of, often experience trauma and violence. Their attempts to repeat or re-enact the past complicate one’s understanding of temporalities as well as their identity.

CFP REMINDER - Humanities Bulletin 5.2 November 2022

updated: 
Sunday, October 23, 2022 - 4:31pm
Humanities Bulletin/London Academic Publishing, UK
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, October 26, 2022

Humanities Bulletin Journal - Call for papers
Submission Deadline: October 25, 2022
Vol. 5, No. 2 - November, 2022

ISSN 2517-4266

Humanities Bulletin is a multidisciplinary peer-reviewed Journal which features original studies and reviews in the various branches of Humanities, including History, Literature, Philosophy, Arts.
This journal is not allied with any specific school of thinking or cultural tradition; instead, it encourages dialogue between ideas and people with different points of view. Our aim is to bring together different international scholars, in order to promote the dialogue between cultures, ideas and new academic researches.
The Journal is hosted by London Academic Publishing, London, UK.

ACLA 2023 seminar: Imperial Mobilities: 20 and 21st-Century “Auto-fictions”

updated: 
Sunday, October 23, 2022 - 4:28pm
Columbia University
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, October 31, 2022

Theorists like Henri Lefebvre (1968), Guy Debord (1981), and John Urry (2004) have long drawn attention to the shifting social and cultural significance of the automobile. In the US, Paul Gilroy argues,“Cars emerged as a potent presence in the newly imperial nation’s potent fantasies of metropolitan order, commerce, and reform” (Gilroy 2010, 33).

Global Futures

updated: 
Sunday, October 23, 2022 - 4:25pm
New Global Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, December 1, 2022

The editors of New Global Studies invite proposals for essays on the subject of ‘global futures’. Essays may cover any historical period. The central questions that this forum poses are:

How have globalization and globality affected historical periodization?

How do global re-conceptualizations of the past and present rely on assumptions and beliefs about the future?

How has the now-widespread use of the term ‘anthropocene’ affected a global consciousness?

How do the phenomena of de-globalization and re-globalization relate to global futures?

How do ‘unforeseen’ future events (particularly crises such as pandemics) employ global narratives?

What is the place of futurism in global studies?

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