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Crossing Boundaries in Literature, Theory, and Culture--Purdue University Symposium

updated: 
Wednesday, January 13, 2021 - 12:46am
Alejandra Ortega, Purdue Literature, Interdisciplinary, Theory and Culture Organization (LITCO)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 22, 2021

Purdue University Literature, Interdisciplinary, Theory and Culture Organization Graduate Student Symposium, March 19-20, 2021

Crossing Boundaries in Literature, Theory, and Culture

Call for contributions to volume on Myth and 21st cent. Environmentalism. Literary and Artistic Practices for Saving the Planet

updated: 
Wednesday, January 13, 2021 - 12:46am
Esther Sanchez-Pardo / Universidad Complutense de Madrid
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, May 31, 2021

Myth and the environment have shared a rich common cultural history travelling as far back as the old times of storytelling and legend (Love 2003; O’Brian and White 2017, Schama 1996). From native American oral narrative where animals, humans and other beings interact, to Genesis in the Bible or the Darwinian theory of evolution, we can trace a rich array of elements which qualify as myth in different cultures. All of them, almost constantly have effects on the environment. From animals to “supernatural events,” the liminality of myth exhibits transition and transformation.

Black Humor Studies: Thinking--and Rethinking--Satire at MLA 2022

updated: 
Tuesday, January 12, 2021 - 11:29am
John Brooks / Boston College
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, March 1, 2021

Proposed panel for the meeting of the Modern Language Association 2022. MLA will convene in Washington, DC, 6–9 January 2022

We invite abstracts for papers that query/develop/theorize the genre of Black satire by thinking about its aims/audiences/range in relation to conventional satirical traditions and alternative frameworks such as the Black radicalism or Black pessimism/optimism.

Send 250-word abstracts to John Brooks at john.brooks.3@bc.edu by 1 March 2021. 

Call for Book Chapters: The Arab World as Ghurba: Citizenship, Identity and Belonging in Literature and Popular Culture

updated: 
Tuesday, January 12, 2021 - 11:23am
Nadeen Dakkak, University of Warwick
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, February 15, 2021

Seeking chapter contributions to an edited collection, provisionally titled "The Arab World as Ghurba: Citizenship, Identity and Belonging in Literature and Popular Culture." 

Please submit chapter abstracts (300-500 words) by 15 February 2021, accompanied by:

  • Author's title, name, affiliation and position 
  • Brief biography (up to 100 words)
  • Acknowledgement that the work has not been previously published

Full chapter submissions will be due by the beginning of May 2021.

For further information and to submit abstracts, please contact the editor: Nadeen Dakkak (n.dakkak@warwick.ac.uk).

Katherine Mansfield: Germany and Beyond

updated: 
Tuesday, January 12, 2021 - 11:17am
Janet Wilson/ Katherine Mansfield Society
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, January 7, 2021

 

 

Katherine Mansfield:

Germany and Beyond

 

Bad Wörishofen, Germany

25-27 October 2021

 

An international conference organised by the

Katherine Mansfield Society

 

Hosted by the Bad Wörishofen Mayorality

and Tourist and Spa Bureau

 

Religion in American Literature

updated: 
Tuesday, January 12, 2021 - 11:17am
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA) Annual Conference (Nov. 11-14, 2021)
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, April 15, 2021

 

This session examines the relationship between religion and American literature. It welcomes papers that explore the intersectionality between religion, politics, and literature.  How can literary texts help us understand the discourses of the religious right or the left and their search for community?  How does faith contribute both to harmful or positive visions of community?  What can literature teach us about the type of faith that will allow us to create and embrace “the beloved community” introduced by Josiah Royce, and later highlighted by Martin Luther King, Jr.?

Proposals that engage with the conference theme of "City of God, City of Destruction” are of particular interest.

Disruption and Reconstruction in and of Europe

updated: 
Tuesday, January 12, 2021 - 11:10am
University of Notre Dame
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, March 1, 2021

In an increasingly global world, individuals and communities are experiencing severe disruptions to their
way of life. Among these disruptions are the emerging consequences of the climate crisis, the Covid-19
pandemic, and the resurgence of nationalist and alt-right organizations that have sought to exert control over
bodies both at and within national borders. In response to this overlap of disturbances, we are witnessing
grassroots mobilization and the emergence of new coalitions across previously discrete communities to
reconstruct life and perceptions of justice. How can we understand and study the significant disruptions and

Ecofictions for an Endangered World: The Legitimacy of Hope

updated: 
Tuesday, January 12, 2021 - 11:09am
Hungarian Journal of English and American Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, April 15, 2021

Ecofictions for an Endangered World: The Legitimacy of Hope

Call for Papers for a special section of HJEAS

Proposed for Spring 2022

Antipolitics: From New Anarchisms to the Alt-Right

updated: 
Monday, January 11, 2021 - 6:40pm
Chicago Center for Contemporary Theory (3CT)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 29, 2021

This graduate student conference seeks to analyze the emergence of new forms of antipolitics over the last several decades. If politics has meant many things to many people, from statecraft and representation to movements for social change, antipolitics names an array of practices, discourses, and structures of feeling linked by the contention that politics is a dead end.

Rolling call for papers - Hungarian Journal of English and American Studies

updated: 
Monday, January 11, 2021 - 5:52am
Hungarian Journal of English and American Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 31, 2021

The Hungarian Journal of English and American Studies (HJEAS) is

- devoted to literary, historical, film and cultural studies of the English-speaking world
- an international scholarly journal with an international audience available at major research centers and libraries throughout the world
- the oldest continuously published Central European scholarly journal in its field
- published twice a year by the Institute of English and American Studies, University of Debrecen, Hungary.

HJEAS

Call For Research Papers on World Literature

updated: 
Sunday, January 10, 2021 - 10:25am
IMPRESSIONS
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, January 20, 2021

CALL FOR PAPERSImpressionsA Bi-Annual Refereed e-Journal of English Studies

Research Papers on World Literatures and Indigenous Studies

Call for proposals on Aging and Ageism for EDITED VOLUME

updated: 
Friday, January 8, 2021 - 11:44am
Hungarian Journal of English and American Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 15, 2021

Call for Papers on Aging and Ageism

To be published as a book by the University of Debrecen Press.

 

Representations of Pandemic in Literature (International Conference)

updated: 
Thursday, January 7, 2021 - 2:48pm
Ataturk University
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 15, 2021

 

* DEADLINE EXTENSION *  Send your abstracts by 15 January 2021

Abstract proposals for 20-minute paper presentations are invited for a two-day virtual conference hosted by Ataturk University in Erzurum, Turkey. This international conference on pandemic and its representations in literature will be held on 26-27 March 2021.

Virtual Session Monsters in/of Children’s and Young Adult Literature and Culture (2/28/2021; PCA 6/2-5/2021)

updated: 
Wednesday, January 6, 2021 - 4:31pm
Michael Torregrossa / Monsters & the Monstrous Area of the Northeast Popular/American Culture Association
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, February 28, 2021

Monsters in/of Children’s and Young Adult Literature and Culture (virtual session)

Sponsored by the Monsters & the Monstrous Area of the Northeast Popular/American Culture Association for the Children’s and Young Adult Literature and Culture Area of the Popular Culture Association

Session planned for the 2021 National Conference of the Popular Culture Association, virtual event, 2-5 June 2021

 

Katherine Mansfield: Germany and Beyond

updated: 
Wednesday, January 6, 2021 - 4:30pm
Katherine Mansfield Society
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, January 5, 2021

 

 

 

Katherine Mansfield:

Germany and Beyond

 

Bad Wörishofen, Germany

25-27 October 2021

 

An international conference organised by the

Katherine Mansfield Society

 

Hosted by the Bad Wörishofen Mayorality

and Tourist and Spa Bureau

 

 

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS

 

Emilio Betti: A Humanist between Law and Philosophy

updated: 
Wednesday, January 6, 2021 - 4:30pm
Critical Hermeneutics
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, March 31, 2021

Call for papers CRITICAL HERMENEUTICS: BIANNUAL INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF PHILOSOPHY

Vol. 5, n.1, June 2021

http://ojs.unica.it/index.php/ecch

Emilio Betti : A Humanist between Law and Philosophy

Editors: Gaspare Mura, Angelo Antonio Cervati and Vinicio Busacchi

Emilio Betti was not only one of the greatest Romanists and jurists of the contemporary era, but a historian and philosopher.

Latina/o/x Literature and Culture Society

updated: 
Wednesday, January 6, 2021 - 4:28pm
American Literature Association
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 31, 2021

Call for Papers

The Latina/o/x Literature & Culture Society 

of the American Literature Association

32nd Annual Conference: May 27-30, 2021 

Westin Copley Place, Boston, MA 

Deadline: January 31, 2020

 

Crisis in Contemporary British Fiction (edited volume)

updated: 
Wednesday, January 6, 2021 - 4:27pm
Anastasia Logotheti
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, May 31, 2021

This essay collection explores how contemporary British authors engage in their fiction with the theme of crisis (as apparent in novels and short stories by Kazuo Ishiguro, Julian Barnes, A S Byatt, Ian McEwan, Graham Swift, Hilary Mantel, Zadie Smith, Colm Toibin, Pat Barker, Martin Amis, etc.) Crisis can be investigated as informing any aspect of fiction involving not only individual, sociopolitical, cultural systems but also as a mode of challenge to established power structures and modes of representation across narrative traditions.

Call for Abstracts: The Fiction of Stephen Graham Jones

updated: 
Wednesday, January 6, 2021 - 4:27pm
Billy J. Stratton, Special Issue of Transmotion sponsored by the Stephen Graham Jones Literary Society
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, February 14, 2021

Special Issue to appear in Transmotion: An Online Journal of Postmodern Indigenous Studies http://journals.kent.ac.uk/index.php/transmotion

Deadline for Abstracts: February 14, 2021

Guest Editor: Billy J. Stratton, University of Denver, bstratt4@du.edu

Americana: Call for Submissions

updated: 
Wednesday, January 6, 2021 - 4:25pm
Americana
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, June 1, 2021

Americana invites submissions in Media Studies, Cultural Studies, American Studies, Women's Studies, and American history etc. -- especially as it pertains to Americana popular culture, 1900 to present.

DEADLINE: 1 June 2021 for the Spring 2021 edition of Americana: The Journal of American Popular Culture, 1900 to present -- published late June/early July 2021

We welcome a variety of critical approaches on subject matter such as film, television, streaming shows, YouTube shows/channels, sports, bestsellers, venues, fashion, emerging popular culture trends, pop culture and technology, music, politics, style, quarantine, COVID-19, and other related topics.

Faulkner's Fetishized Words

updated: 
Wednesday, January 6, 2021 - 4:24pm
University of Picardie-Jules Verne; University of Richmond
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, February 28, 2020

“Faulkner’s fetishized words”

 

International ZOOM Symposium

organized by University of Picardy Jules Verne in Amiens, France

and the University of Richmond

May 20-22nd 2021

 

Love and Dis-ease in Times of Pandemic

updated: 
Wednesday, January 6, 2021 - 4:23pm
Fu Jen Journal of Foreign Languages: Linguistics, Literature, and Culture
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, March 1, 2021

Fu Jen Journal of Foreign Languages: Linguistics, Literature, and Culture, vol. 17 (FJJFL 2021)

Call for Papers, Feature Topic:

Love and Dis-ease in Times of Pandemic

Special number on Life Writing

updated: 
Thursday, December 31, 2020 - 5:59am
Samyukta: A Journal of Gender and Culture (ISSN: 2393-8013)
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, January 25, 2020

Call for Papers

Samyukta: A Journal of Gender and Culture (ISSN: 2393-8013)

 

January, 2021 issue (online)

Special number on Life Writing

 

Women Writers of the Harlem Renaissance

updated: 
Monday, December 21, 2020 - 12:56pm
Lynn Domina / Society for the Study of American Women Writers
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 15, 2021

Women of the Harlem Renaissance

Society for the Study of American Women Writers

Triennial Conference, Baltimore, Nov. 4-7, 2021

This panel will explore the multiple ways women participated in the Harlem Renaissance, a period during which women writers were particularly prominent. Paper proposals are welcome on women writing in any genre—novels, stories, poetry, journalism, drama, memoir, letters—as well as across genres. Possible topics include:

Decolonising the Memories of Enslavement

updated: 
Monday, December 21, 2020 - 12:52pm
Université des Antilles/Le Mans Université
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, March 30, 2020

COLLOQUE INTERNATIONAL

Université des Antilles et Le Mans Université

 

7 – 8 – 9 décembre 2021

 

Schoelcher, Martinique 

 

« Décoloniser les mémoires de l’esclavage »

 

Call for Papers

updated: 
Friday, December 18, 2020 - 11:36am
University of Wrocław
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, April 4, 2020

59nd issue of Anglica Wratislaviensia (University of Wroclaw, Poland)

 

Deadline for submissions: April 4, 2021

 

Submissions are now being accepted to the 2021 edition of Anglica Wratislaviensia, an international, peer-reviewed scholarly journal published annually in print form as well as online. We welcome work that focuses on a wide spectrum of topics within linguistics, the English language and literature-oriented disciplines, literary and cultural studies, with focus on empirical and well as theoretical approaches.

Research articles are typically between 4,000 to 6,000 words.

Special Issue CFP - “21st Century Religion”

updated: 
Wednesday, December 16, 2020 - 1:37pm
CR: The New Centennial Review
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, February 15, 2021

CR: The New Centennial Review Special Issue CFP 

“21st Century Religion” 

JOYCE PAYS, JOYSPACE (OR JOYCE AND SPACE)

updated: 
Wednesday, December 16, 2020 - 9:53am
Joyce Studies in Italy
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, February 2, 2021

JOYCE PAYS, JOYSPACE (OR JOYCE AND SPACE)

Joyce studies in Italy vol. 23 (2021)

PAPER SUBMISSION DEADLINE: FEBRUARY 2, 2021

Joyce Studies in Italy, a peer-reviewed annual journal dealing with all areas of Joyce studies, invites Joycean scholars to submit papers (max 5.000 words including bibliography, no images) on the subject of Joyce and Space.

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