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The 15th International Symposium on Comparative Literature: The Imaginaire and (Re)Shaping the World (November 14-16 2023) [Deadline Extended]

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Wednesday, January 4, 2023 - 9:06am
Department of English Language and Literature / Cairo University
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, February 15, 2023

According to Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy, “To imagine is to represent without
aiming at things as they actually, presently and subjectively are.” Imagination is
associated with creativity and the ability to conceive and envision ideas, images,
visions, societies and sensations in ways that transcend reason, and reach beyond
reality. It is a force that ongoingly wrestles with the constitution of reality, and is
credited for having shaped the world as we know it through the cumulative work of
writers, artists, scientists and philosophers. Imagination, hence, produces, creates a
higher reality that becomes the new reality. It is a synthesizing force that oscillates

(In)habit - Graduate English Conference

updated: 
Tuesday, January 3, 2023 - 2:52pm
University of Toronto, Graduate English Association
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 27, 2023

(In)habit

Conference Date: April 25, 2023|Abstracts Due: January 27, 2023*

 

The Aesthetics of Rights and Wrongs

updated: 
Monday, January 2, 2023 - 5:56am
University of South-Eastern Norway, Drammen
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, January 10, 2023

Call for Papers 

The Aesthetics of Rights and Wrongs

University of South-Eastern Norway, Drammen  19-22 June 2023

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3rd International Congress on Academic Studies in Philology on 28-30 April 2023

updated: 
Saturday, December 24, 2022 - 3:56pm
Tekirdağ Namık Kemal University, Tekirdağ / Türkiye
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 23, 2023

Tekirdağ Namık Kemal University is organizing the 3rd International Congress on Academic Studies in Philology (ICOASP) on 28-30 April, 2023 with the cooperation of five member universities of Association of Thrace Universities (TUB-Trakya Üniversiteler Birliği). The congress aims to bring together leading academic researchers and scholars to exchange and share their experiences on all aspects of Philology. Philology is more topical than ever in our age. By providing reflections on the relationship between language, literature, culture and history, it gives answers to the most basic questions and problems of thought in contemporary global and digital culture.

Treaties and Literature (Diplomatica special issues)

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Tuesday, December 20, 2022 - 12:21pm
Ken Weisbrode/Network for New Diplomatic History
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, February 15, 2023

For two special issues of Diplomatica we invite proposals for essays on (1) the history and culture of diplomatic treaties; and (2) aspects of diplomacy’s relationship to literature. Essays may cover any historical period up to the present-day. The central questions that the special issues pose are:

(1) Treaties

– How and why have diplomatic texts evolved?

– How has their hermeneutics changed over time?

– Are treaties better understood as literary artifacts or as socio-political constructs?

– What can the evolution of treaties tell us about the evolution of diplomacy and the diplomatic profession?

(2) Literature

Stephen Graham Jones: Literary Experimentation and the New Native Horror Organized by the Stephen Graham Jones Society

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Tuesday, December 20, 2022 - 12:01pm
Billy J. Stratton / Stephen Graham Jones Society
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 30, 2023

The Stephen Graham Jones Society is inviting participants for an American Literature Association panel for the 2023 meeting comprised of emerging and established scholars who have interest and/or experience with the recent and ongoing scholarship and/or pedagogical value of Jones' ever-expanding body of writing. We are seeking proposals that examine any aspect of Jones’ literary, philosophical, cultural or historical engagements as reflected in his novels or short fiction. Proposed presentations on his more recent experimentations in genre and horror are especially welcomed. 

 

Tulsa Studies in Women's Literature - general submissions

updated: 
Tuesday, December 20, 2022 - 11:51am
Tulsa Studies in Women's Literature
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, December 14, 2022

Tulsa Studies in Women’s Literature seeks submissions of Articles, Notes, and essays for our Archives, Innovations, and Academy sections. TSWL focuses on women’s literature in all time periods and places, including foreign-language literatures, and in every genre—poetry, prose, drama, essays, diaries, memoirs, journalism, and criticism. While submissions need not be exclusively concerned with female writers, the focus must be on women and writing, explicating the specific links between the woman writer and her work.

CCLA Post-Magical Realist Worlds Research Group Special Topic Panel: "Salman Rushdie’s Oeuvre in the Reckoning and Re-imagining Conversation.”

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Saturday, December 17, 2022 - 2:41pm
Canadian Comparative Literature Association / Association Canadienne de Littérature Comparée (CCLA/ACLC)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 20, 2023

Canadian Comparative Literature Association / Association Canadienne de Littérature Comparée (CCLA/ACLC) Conference

May 29 to June 1, 2023 at York University, in conjunction with the 2023 Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences. 

Call for Special Topic Panel Paper Presentations 

The Post-Magical Realist Worlds research group invites contributions to the special topic panel: "Salman Rushdie’s Oeuvre in the Reckoning and Re-imagining Conversation.”

CCLA/ACLC Congress Theme: Reckonings and Re-imaginings in Comparative Literature

"Re-awakenings-Transitions to the Future

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Sunday, December 11, 2022 - 2:59pm
[HERA] Humanities Education and Research Association
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, January 25, 2023

In keeping with HERA’s mission of promoting the study of the humanities across a wide range of disciplines and interdisciplinary studies, we invite presentations for the 2023 conference. Submissions are encouraged from educators at all levels (including undergraduate and graduate students) as well as all those with an interest in the arts and humanities.

Undergraduate Diversity Prize: A prize of $500 will be awarded to the best undergraduate conference paper that addresses race, ethnicity, gender, or sexuality. 

Undergraduate Research Prize

Projecting the Past and Recalling the Future: Orienting the Self in Time

updated: 
Sunday, December 11, 2022 - 2:42pm
UNM Languages, Cultures and Literatures Department
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 29, 2023

CALL FOR PAPERS

Projecting the Past and Recalling the Future: Orienting the Self in Time

15th annual Comparative Literature and Cultural Studies Graduate Student Conference

The University of New Mexico, Albuquerque

April 7-8, 2023

Keynote lecture to be delivered by: Dr. Rebecca Futo Kennedy, Denison University

Reading Conflicts: Bodies, Spaces, Affects

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Wednesday, December 7, 2022 - 12:42pm
Department of English, The University of Massachusetts Amherst
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 15, 2023

As Russia began its invasion of Ukraine earlier this year, we saw a massive outpouring of
support and statements of solidarity from different corners of the globe. This news brought
conflict to the fore of white, US- and Euro-centric consciousness in a way that Palestine,
Kashmir, Yemen, Somalia, Afghanistan, and Armenia had failed to do. This impulse to
selectively engage and empathize invites a careful consideration of which conflicts find space
and articulation in particular discourses and, perhaps more importantly, which do not. We invite
you to think with us on conflict - excavate the ways in which it challenges or reinforces

Conflict: Global Perspectives DEADLINE EXTENDED

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Wednesday, December 7, 2022 - 10:01am
Louisiana State University
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, December 31, 2022

“Politics is commonly viewed as the practice of power or the embodiment of collective wills and interests and the enactment of collective ideas.”

“The syntagma ‘politics of literature’ means that literature ‘does’ politics as literature…”

-Jacques Rancière, “The Politics of Literature” (2010)

 

Conflict: Global Perspectives DEADLINE EXTENDED

updated: 
Tuesday, December 6, 2022 - 1:39pm
6th Annual Languages and Literatures Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, December 31, 2022

“Politics is commonly viewed as the practice of power or the embodiment of collective wills and interests and the enactment of collective ideas.”

“The syntagma ‘politics of literature’ means that literature ‘does’ politics as literature…”

-Jacques Rancière, “The Politics of Literature” (2010)

 

Overwhelming Nature: Confronting Catastrophe and the Sublime in the Arts and Humanities

updated: 
Monday, December 5, 2022 - 11:59am
Elaine Chen & Therese Shire
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 15, 2023

Overwhelming Nature: Confronting Catastrophe and the Sublime in the Arts and Humanities

Mahindra Humanities Center Graduate Student Conference

Harvard University | 25–26 March 2023

Conference Coordinators: Elaine Chen & Therese Shire

The present conference seeks scholarly contributions across disciplinary and national borders that explore accounts of the experience of facing natural catastrophes. The conference will consider the potential and limits of understanding catastrophic experiences through the concept of sublimity.

Reclaiming the Commons, Rethinking Risk

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Sunday, December 4, 2022 - 9:07pm
Pamela Carralero
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 9, 2022

Panel proposed at the 2023 ASLE + AESS Conference: “Reclaiming the Commons”

July 9-12, 2023 in Portland, Oregon

African Literature Association Panel (DEADLINE EXTENDED)

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Sunday, December 4, 2022 - 9:01pm
African Literature Association
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, December 10, 2022

Intra-African Migration and Kinship Structures: Reframing Afropolitanism  

 

Afropolitanism has generated a great deal of debate and discussion, and many panels on Afropolitanism have been organized at African Literature Association conferences since the first such a panel in 2015.  These discussions often point out how Afropolitan concepts can question national and geographical affiliations and dislodge fixed ideas of belonging in the contemporary world. Too often the scholarship focuses on Africans’ connections to the West, a focus that has provoked significant controversies and disagreements.

Woman Scream 2023 Call for Submissions for Women Poetry ( Anthology )

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Sunday, December 4, 2022 - 7:36pm
Woman Scream Festival
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 15, 2023

Woman Scream Festival aspart of the institutions that collaborate with the initiatives of Action Coalitions for Generation Equality by UN Women, opens its second international call for submission for female poetry. The Woman Scream (Grito de Mujer®) cause celebrates its 13th anniversary of creation since 2011, for this reason, we will be creating a special poetry anthology under the theme “Mother of the Earth”. A compilation of poetry in tribute to farmland women and their rights and an homage to the hundreds of women activists who have raised their voices, suffered abuse or lost their lives standing up for environmental rights.

The Intersectionality of Colonialism, Imperialism, Capitalism, and Ecofascism with the Climate Crisis

updated: 
Sunday, December 4, 2022 - 7:25pm
Riham Ismail
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, December 15, 2022

Panel proposed at the 2023 ASLE + AESS Conference: “Reclaiming the Commons”

July 9-12, 2023 in Portland, Oregon

Environmental disasters along with lack of resources and global recession are increasingly rendering many parts of the globe inhabitable and forcing the displacement of billions of people. While large corporations and the global north – directly responsible for the climate crisis– refuse to take responsibility for the ecological breakdown, a narrative casting the blame on vulnerable and marginalized communities has been reemerging. In their attempt to “reclaim the commons” the far right has been reframing the climate crisis through the lens of race while calling for environmental cleansing.

Sustainability in/as Collecting

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Sunday, December 4, 2022 - 7:22pm
2023 National PCAACA Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, December 20, 2022

The Collecting and Collectibles Area of the Popular Culture Association invites papers on “Sustainability in/as Collecting” for the 2023 National PCAACA Conference. We would especially like to encourage submissions that contribute new directions and calls to the existing scholarship on “Collecting” and particularly address ecological continuity in the varied geographical, cultural, linguistic, and literary collectibles.

 

Possible topics for presentations include but are not limited to:

        

Betwixt and between: Questions of the liminal

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Thursday, December 1, 2022 - 2:31pm
Johns Hopkins University Spanish Graduate Students
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, December 15, 2022

How does the liminal manifest in the Spanish-speaking world? To what does it respond in various contexts, spaces, and artistic expressions? From colonial wounds, through border disputes, gender expression, and artistic hybridization, the history of the Spanish-language sphere is one of diverse networks of communication. The idea of the liminal allows for the revision, evaluation, and deconstruction of these bordered spaces, to elaborate a site of dialogue and encounter. This conference proposes to be such a site.

 

Suggested themes include, but are not limited to:

Literary and Popular Culture Reimaginings in the #MeToo in South Asia and the Diaspora (Edited Collection of Essays)

updated: 
Wednesday, November 30, 2022 - 9:45am
Nidhi Shrivastava
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, December 31, 2022

This edited volume examines how sexual violence and feminist interventions in South Asia and the Diaspora have been articulated in literature and popular culture in the context of and in opposition to the #MeToo Movement. The #MeToo has significantly impacted how we understand sexual harassment, rape, and gendered violence, especially in the US.  However, the movement was taken up only briefly by the media and entertainment industry in South Asia and the Diaspora.

International Conference The Presence of the Past: Problematising Temporalities in Irish Studies

updated: 
Tuesday, November 29, 2022 - 7:15am
SOFEIR (French Society of Irish Studies)
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, December 15, 2022

Conference of the SOFEIR (Société Française d’Études irlandaises / French Association of Irish Studies)

9-10 March 2023

University of Lille, France

Call for Papers

 

The Presence of the Past:

Problematising Temporalities in Irish Studies

Orientation: This Way, That way, and the Other

updated: 
Sunday, November 27, 2022 - 3:23pm
Queen's Graduate Conference in Literature
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, February 17, 2023

The Graduate English Society at Queen’s University seeks abstracts for its hybrid 2023 graduate conference, “Orientation: This Way, That Way and the Other.” In addition to academic conference papers, we are looking for creative pieces that engage with the broad concept of orientation in various and imaginative ways.

27th Annual UVA Classics Graduate Student Colloquium

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Sunday, November 27, 2022 - 3:08pm
The University of Virginia
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, January 15, 2022

Indigeneity and the Greco-Roman World: Modern and Ancient Responses

27th Annual UVA Classics Graduate Student Colloquium

Conducted in person at the University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA, March 18, 2023

Keynote Speaker: Craig Williams (University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign)

 

Adapting Horror in Popular Culture

updated: 
Sunday, November 27, 2022 - 3:07pm
Joseph J. Darowski and John Darowski
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 24, 2022

CFP for Adapting Horror in Popular Culture

Deadline for Submissions: Jan. 24, 2023

Publisher: McFarland & Company

Contact Email: monsteradaptations@gmail.com

The editors of  Adapting Horror in Popular Culture are seeking abstracts for essays that could be included in the upcoming collection. The essays should address the long-running global appeal of the monstrous in popular culture. Each essay will examine the adaptation of a creature, monster, or source of terror into a new medium.

Adaptations inherently transform an audience’s relationship with the original while presenting a version with contemporary relevance. T

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