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Audiovisual Translation and Minority Cultures

updated: 
Wednesday, January 5, 2022 - 11:27am
"G. d'Annunzio University" of Chieti-Pescara
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, May 7, 2022

Audiovisual Translation and Minority Cultures

International Conference

 

Sponsored by CenTras (Centre for Translation Studies @UCL - UK), AIA (Italian Association for English Studies) and CUSVE (The University Centre for Victorian and Edwardian Studies)

 

Museo delle Genti d’Abruzzo

Pescara, 3-4 June 2022

 

Call for Papers

 

Online Workshop "The Decaying Female Body in Horror Cinema"

updated: 
Wednesday, January 5, 2022 - 11:17am
London Centre for Interdisciplinary Research
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, February 1, 2022

The horror genre in film follows from the literary tradition established by Edgar Allan Poe, Bram Stoker and Mary Shelley, eliciting physiological and psychological reactions through suspense, gore, the macabre and the supernatural. Horror films transfix and terrify audiences in equal measure, unfailingly achieving suspension of disbelief because fear is a universal emotion. The position occupied by female characters in horror cinema is often ambivalent, ranging from victims of violence to perpetrators of dread. Relying in part on Julia Kristeva's theory of abjection, we will investigate representations of decaying female bodies in cinema. Kristeva defines horror as a breakdown in meaning caused by the loss of boundaries between self and other.

Penumbra Spring 2022 Call

updated: 
Wednesday, January 5, 2022 - 11:01am
Penumbra
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, February 8, 2022

Since 1989, Penumbra has published the artistic and literary talents of students and creatives regionally, nationally, and internationally. As a publication, Penumbra is unique; its student-led staff personally solicits, selects, and edits its content and design. The staff at Penumbra are seeking reviews of contemporary books, films, albums, podcasts, and television shows of 600-900 words for our Spring 2022 Print Issue. Book, film, television, and media reviews of works released in the last 12 months are welcome. Works being reviewed must be recent. Reviews should be between 600-900 words long and should be in MLA format.

Imagining Linguistic Constellations for the Study of Indigenous Literatures / Imaginer des constellations linguistiques pour l’étude des littératures autochtones

updated: 
Wednesday, January 5, 2022 - 11:01am
Marie-Eve Bradette
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, January 15, 2022

Call for Papers for a Bilingual Issue of Alternative Francophone

 

Edited by

 Sarah Henzi (Simon Fraser University) & Marie-Eve Bradette (University of Regina)

 

“I live in a country where the two national languages are foreign languages.” 

(Louis-Karl Picard-Sioui, Courts critiques, 2017. Our translation.)

 

LATIN AMERICAN WOMEN WRITERS’ CONTRIBUTION TO WORLD LITERATURE

updated: 
Wednesday, January 5, 2022 - 1:59am
Himanshi Chandervanshi
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 31, 2022

Latin America encompassing South America, parts of Central America, and the Caribbean Islands is remarkable for women’s movements from time to time. While most historical genealogies trace the origin of Latin American feminism around the time period of 1960s and 1970s, a strong feminist expression is evident long before the significant decades of 1960s and 1970s. The earliest feminist expression can be traced as early as during the seventeenth century which emerged as a result of Latin American women’s encounter with the European colonisers. As a result of colonialism, Latin American women became dual victims of oppression: one at the hands of the Europeans, and other, at the hands of their own countrymen.

ACLA 2022: Queer Asia in Crisis

updated: 
Sunday, January 2, 2022 - 10:30pm
Miguel Antonio Lizada
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, January 15, 2022

American Comparative Literature Association 2022 Annual Meeting

National Taiwan Normal University

June 15-18

 

Queer Asia in Crisis

Infrastructure and Aesthetics in the Global South (ASLE 2022)

updated: 
Thursday, December 30, 2021 - 11:08am
Rebecca Oh / ASLE 2022 (Association for the Study of Literature and Environment)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, February 11, 2022

This session seeks papers that attend to the affordances of infrastructure for aesthetics and of aesthetics for infrastructure in postcolonial/global South literature. We aim to explore infrastructure's own aesthetic capacities, the ways in which built forms and their materials produce specific aesthetic effects and social uses, or the ways in which infrastructure makes aesthetic perception available to social practice. In turn we are interested in the way aesthetic qualities like form, genre, reception, plot, narrative, or medium are themselves infrastructural and shape encounters with infrastructure.

**New Deadline** HYBRID CONFERENCE: Planetary Drifts—Methodology, Technology, and the Creative Imagination in the Age of Planetary Transformation

updated: 
Tuesday, December 28, 2021 - 1:42pm
Research Center for Planetary Literary and Cultural Studies, Université de Montréal
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 31, 2021

Call for Papers

International Conference

Université de Montréal/ Research Center for Planetary Literary and Cultural Studies (CELCP)

April 21-23, 2022  

Planetary Drifts—Methodology, Technology, and the Creative Imagination in the Age of Planetary Transformation

Organizing Committee : Heike Härting, Simon Harel, Monica Popescu, Imen Boughattas

Symposium on Music of the Sea

updated: 
Monday, December 27, 2021 - 3:09pm
Maritime Music and Tradition Society
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, March 15, 2022

The Maritime Music & Tradition Society, Inc. and the Maritime Studies Program of the University of Connecticut at Avery Point announce A Symposium on the Music of the Sea on Friday June 10, 2022. We seek proposals for papers in History, Literature, Folklore, Music, Ethnomusicology or other appropriate disciplines addressing any aspect of music or verse of the sea, rivers, or inland waters from the Age of Sail to the present. 

Call for Panelists: Narrating Terror: Boko Haram Terrorism in Literature, Film, and Media

updated: 
Wednesday, December 22, 2021 - 12:40pm
Chijioke K Onah/2022 Lagos Studies Association Annual Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, January 1, 2022

There is a burgeoning of academic literature on Boko Haram since the inception of the group in 2009. Many of these studies have taken on a social science analytical perspective to understand “the why” of Boko Haram terrorism. Building on these studies, this panel takes a more humanistic and cultural studies approach to the study of Boko Haram terrorism in Nigeria. Focusing on the ‘experiential truth’ that emerges in the narratives of Boko Haram terrorism in a wide range of media and genres, the panel is interested in understanding Boko Haram terrorism as a lived experience.

GRAPHSY: Identidades Híbridas: la imaginación de lo social / a imaginação do social

updated: 
Tuesday, December 14, 2021 - 1:46pm
Georgetown University
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 10, 2021

Identidades Híbridas: la imaginación de lo social / a imaginação do social

 

February 18, 2022- Hybrid Modality (Washington, DC)

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS - Deadline January 10, 2022

The Department of Spanish and Portuguese at Georgetown University invites you to participate in its Graduate Portuguese and Hispanic Symposium 2022 (GRAPHSY).This year’s conference welcomes proposals within the theme of Identidades Híbridas: la imaginación de lo social / a imaginação do social, encouraging the submission of a broad range of research in the fields of Linguistics, and Iberian and Latin American Literatures, and Cultures.

 

"Beyond the Silenced: Activism and Political Discourse in Literary Fiction"

updated: 
Monday, December 13, 2021 - 8:07pm
Beyond the Margins: A Journal of Graduate Literary Scholarship (University of New Orleans)
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, February 14, 2022

Beyond the Margins.
A Graduate Journal of Literary Scholarship
University of New Orleans

 

Beyond the Margins is a new annual, online, blind peer-reviewed journal, housed at the University of New Orleans, dedicated to furthering diversity in academia through the publication of graduate student scholarship in the field of English, with a focus on literary and textual studies. The journal's aim is twofold: to broaden opportunities for graduate student scholars to contribute to academic conversations and to provide a platform for alternative forms of scholarship.

Shifting Grounds:Changing Models of Nature in the Former Soviet Sphere

updated: 
Sunday, December 12, 2021 - 1:55pm
Brian Yang/ University of Illinois at Urbana-Chmpaign
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, February 15, 2022

The Slavic Graduate Students Association (SGSA) in conjunction with the Slavic Languages and Literatures Department at the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign invites submissions of presentation proposals from scholars across disciplines to this year’s conference, titled “Shifting Grounds: Changing Models of Nature in the Former Soviet Sphere.” This interdisciplinary conference is intended to explore the movement of disparate models of nature as they circulate through and coalesce into larger ideas about Post-Soviet and Eurasian existence.

In Search of Epistemic Justice: A Tentative Cartography

updated: 
Thursday, December 9, 2021 - 3:54pm
In Search of Epistemic Justice International Seminar
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 31, 2021

IN SEARCH OF EPISTEMIC JUSTICE: A TENTATIVE CARTOGRAPHY

Call for Applications

This seminar aims to explore epistemic inequality and epistemic injustice in a variety of cultural, historical and geopolitical contexts, as well as within the academy. When discussing epistemic inequality or injustice we refer to the marginalization and de-legitimation of ways of knowing and methods of knowledge production and dissemination that stem from non-dominant cultural locations, identities and positionalities.

Poetry and/as Criticism

updated: 
Wednesday, December 8, 2021 - 4:28pm
Maynooth University
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, March 21, 2022

 

   

 

 

 

                AS

POETRY         CRITICISM

              AND

 

 

One day symposium, Maynooth University, 21st March 2022.

Call for papers

 

How might we understand the at times fraught, at times generative relationship between poetry and criticism? 

 

For Students by Students! An International Conference on Literature, Culture and Foreign Languages

updated: 
Wednesday, December 8, 2021 - 4:26pm
For Students by Students
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 23, 2022

 For Students by Students! 

An International Conference on Literature,  Culture and Foreign Languages 

 March 12-13, 2022– online 

CALL FOR PAPERS 

If you are interested in 19th, 20th Century and Contemporary Literature or Language  and Culture, or if: 

You want to test your presentation skills in a culturally diverse (and accepting)  environment, and 

You can present in English

You simply want to listen to presentations from the comfort of your home, and  connect with people on these subjects from all around the world, 

THIS CONFERENCE IS FOR YOU! 

Proposal Requirements: 

The Quixotic Eighteenth Century (SCSECS 2022)

updated: 
Wednesday, December 8, 2021 - 12:47pm
South Central Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 31, 2021

EXTENDED DEADLINE!

SCSECS 2022 CFP: The Quixotic Eighteenth Century

In the questing and whimsical spirit of Don Quixote, SCSECS welcomes paper proposals including (but certainly not limited to!): literature and literary genre; interdisciplinary connections; sports history; food ways and culinary history; questions of borderland theory and identity; women in the eighteenth century; Enlightenment philosophy; children's literature; eighteenth-century pedagogies; textual and archival methodologies; and global networks of circulation (including trade, material culture, art, and intellectual thought). Graduate students welcome!

5th MEMORY, FORGETTING AND CREATING, 13-14 January 2022 (online)

updated: 
Wednesday, December 8, 2021 - 4:37am
InMind Support
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, December 29, 2021

Memory, Forgetting and Creating - International Interdisciplinary Conference  (online - via Zoom)

13-14 January 2022

 

Scientific Committee:
Professor Wojciech Owczarski – University of Gdańsk, Poland
Professor Polina Golovátina-Mora – NTNU, Norwegian University of Science and Technology

 

 CFP:

Solace in Indian in Writing English

updated: 
Friday, December 3, 2021 - 6:34am
SIWE
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, May 30, 2022

A library is a good place to go when you feel unhappy, for there, in a book, you may find encouragement and comfort.    E B White

Literature always gives joy, comfort, and solace to everyone who is in search of it. The poems inspire and kindle our thoughts, the novels drive us to have patience and look for new paths, the drama reflects lives in miniature form, the essays make us ponder on the subtle observation of life, autobiographies motivate and lead us to the path of glory….there is no end to describe what literature is and how it shapes our lives. We at times advertently/ inadvertently drink, consume and digest literature. The famous English essayist Francis Bacon aptly puts, “Studies serve for delight, for ornament, and for ability.”

Memories of War in Other Worlds: Approaches to War Literature and Memories from the Global South

updated: 
Thursday, December 2, 2021 - 7:44am
American Comparative Literature Association
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, January 15, 2022

Memories of military conflicts from both combatants and non-combatants alike have been a key tool in analyzing the unique traumas and socio-cultural affects of modern warfare. Scholars such as Samuel Hynes and Paul Fussell have done seminal work in articulating theoretical approaches to understanding the memories of bearing witness to modern war. Yet, mainstream war literature largely recounts the white voices from the West.

“Environmental Literature, Climate Crises, and Pandemics.”

updated: 
Wednesday, December 1, 2021 - 3:35pm
Jerome Bump, University of Texas at Austin
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, January 1, 2022

CALL FOR PAPERS

“Environmental Literature, Climate Crises, and Pandemics.”

 

The new journal LITERATURE has finally been launched.Literature is an international, peer-reviewed, open access journal on literature and cultural studies published quarterly online. 

ISSN: 2410-9789 Mdpi waives up to 100%  APC fees in new humanities journals.

 

Everyday Heroes and Heroines: Micro and Macro-Resistances in Post-2001 Feature Films

updated: 
Wednesday, December 1, 2021 - 3:32pm
Esthetics and Politics of the Image of Cinema
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, January 15, 2022

Everyday Heroes and Heroines: Micro and Macro-Resistances in Post-2001 Feature Films

 

Conference to be held at Queen’s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada, October 22-23, 2022

 

 

A hero is an ordinary individual who finds the strength to persevere and endure in spite of overwhelming obstacles.

CHRISTOPHER REEVE

 

International Conference on Gender Studies: “Gender and Power”

updated: 
Wednesday, December 1, 2021 - 11:39am
London Centre for Interdisciplinary Research
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, January 15, 2022

Selected papers will be published in a post-conference volume with an ISBN.The conference seeks to explore the past and current status of gender identity around the world, to examine the ways in which society is shaped by gender and to situate gender in relation to the full scope of human affairs.Papers are invited on topics related, but not limited, to:

International Conference on Medical Humanities

updated: 
Wednesday, December 1, 2021 - 11:39am
London Centre for Interdisciplinary Research
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 10, 2021

International Conference on Medical Humanities

organised by London Centre for Interdisciplinary Research in cooperation with Faculty of Health & Social Sciences School of Applied Social Sciences, University of Bedfordshire

“Wherever the art of Medicine is loved, there is also a love of Humanity”

Hippocrates

World Literature and the Circulation of Art

updated: 
Monday, November 22, 2021 - 7:26pm
Compendium: Journal of Comparative Studies | Revista de Estudos Comparatistas
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, May 30, 2022

Call for Papers for Inaugural Issue

Compendium
Journal of Comparative Studies

Revista de Estudos Comparatistas

 University of Lisbon
School of Arts and Humanities
CEComp — Centre for Comparative Studies

 

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