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War, the Holocaust, and Human Rights Conference

Wednesday, January 11, 2023 - 4:40pm
The Ackerman Center at the University of Texas at Dallas/U.S. Air Force Academy
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, March 1, 2023

The Ackerman Center at The University of Texas at Dallas and the U.S. Air Force Academy are pleased to invite panel proposals for War, the Holocaust, and Human Rights, a joint conference that will take place from Oct. 11-13, 2023, at the U.S. Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colorado. 

Call for Interviews - Navigating Racial Injustice and Patriotism in the Military

Thursday, November 3, 2022 - 11:48am
Bryon L. Garner
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, January 7, 2023

As a Black veteran and scholar, I endeavor to share the story about Black veterans navigating racism and racial injustice in the military through the lens of American patriotism.  Patriotism in America is not one dimensional but is experienced in many varied ways based upon the social and cultural positionality of the individual experiencing this phenomenon.  Patriotism for many Americans is most explicitly manifested in the decision to join the military.  The decision to enlist in the military is shaped by several individual and external factors that include personal beliefs, personal experiences, as well as social, cultural, and political positionality.  I believe veteran narratives are important for understanding patriotism in America and this is espec

War Literature and Trauma (CEA 3/30/23–4/1/23)

Tuesday, September 20, 2022 - 9:39pm
College English Association (CEA)
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, November 1, 2022

Subject: Call for Papers: Confluence at CEA 2023 (War Literature and Trauma Panels)


Call for Papers, Confluence at CEA 2023

Special Topic: War Literature and Trauma

March 30-April 1, 2023 | San Antonio, Texas

Sheraton Gunter Hotel, San Antonio | 205 East Houston Street, San Antonio, TX 78205

The College English Association, a gathering of scholar-teachers in English studies, welcomes proposals for presentations on Confluence for our 53nd annual conference. Submit your proposal at

Call for Papers: “Am I Invisible?” -- Voices Society Silences

Wednesday, September 7, 2022 - 10:20pm
Survive and Thrive: A Journal for Medical Humanities and Narrative as Medicine
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, November 15, 2022

Call for Papers: “Am I Invisible?” Voices Society Silences  

deadlines for submissions: 

October 15, 2022 (Pre-Submission Ideas, Proposals, and Abstracts Deadline)

November 15, 2022 (Deadline for Drafts) 

contact email: 

Writing Contemporary Wars and Contemporary Militaries: Film and Literature of Military Interventions from the Persian Gulf War to the Present

Tuesday, May 17, 2022 - 6:56am
University of Lausanne
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, June 30, 2022

Writing Contemporary Wars and Contemporary Militaries:

Film and Literature of Military Interventions

from the Persian Gulf War to the Present


Conference venue: University of Lausanne, Switzerland

Date: 11-12 November


Keynote speakers:

Prof. Helen Benedict (Columbia University) and Prof. Anna Froula (East Carolina University)



Telling Life Stories: Ethos, Positionality, and Structures of Narrative

Tuesday, May 3, 2022 - 8:48am
Language, Literature, and Interdisciplinary Studies (LLIDS)
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, May 31, 2022

Telling Life Stories: Ethos, Positionality, and Structures of Narrative

The reading and analysing of life stories offer multiple perspectives in understanding the self-reflexivity of authorial consciousness, the rhetorical/stylistic fashioning of ethos, and the fabulation/fictionality of narrative. Lived experiences, of the author as well as the reader, allow perception of meaning against the sedimented social, political, and cultural paradigms of the “master” or “grand narrative,” as Jean-François Lyotard puts in his seminal work, The Postmodern Condition (1979). The dialectic of human action and social reality within such narratives serves to map the interrelated progression of individuals and cultures throughout history.

War and Representation in India

Tuesday, April 12, 2022 - 3:06pm
University of Delhi/ Revue Lisa Special Issue
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, June 15, 2022

Call for journal articles/ Concept note for 

War and Representation in India

Special Issue, Revue Lisa


South Central MLA War, Literature, and the Arts Panel

Thursday, March 31, 2022 - 3:07pm
South Central MLA
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, April 15, 2022

The South Central Modern Language Association War, Literature, and the Arts Panel is currently seeking conference papers that discuss how literature and other artforms depict aspects of war. Papers on any related topic will be considered for the session taking place during SCMLA's 79th Annual Conference in Memphis, TN and online from October 13-15, 2022.

Please send an abstract of up to 200 words on any topic related to this panel to

PAMLA Veterans Studies Special Session

Monday, February 21, 2022 - 2:30pm
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, May 15, 2022

Call for Papers - PAMLA Veterans Studies Panel

Open Issue of Survive and Thrive (Spring 2022) & Poetry Issue (Fall 2022); also Peer Reviewers

Tuesday, January 18, 2022 - 9:49am
Survive and Thrive
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, February 28, 2022

Submissions (2/28/2022 & Rolling Thereafter)

 Survive and Thrive (S & T) seeks papers, creative nonfiction, personal narratives, poetry, visual arts, and media in the medical humanities for its open issue (nearly complete for Spring 2022) and its poetry issue (Fall-Winter 2022).  Deadlines for earliest consideration are the last day of February 2022;  deadlines for subsequent issues will roll throughout the year.  See

 Aims & Scope (2/28/2022)