I will be chairing a panel on Disability Representation in Contemporary Media at the Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA) Convention in Philadelphia from March 11-14. I am currently accepting paper submissions.
Collaborative Research in Theatre and Performance Studies
Joint Issue of Global Performance Studies and the Journal of Dramatic Theory and Criticism
To be published Fall 2021 (GPS issue 4.2 & JDTC issue 36.1)
Kevin Brown, University of Missouri
Felipe Cervera, LASALLE College of the Arts
Kyoko Iwaki, Waseda University and University of Antwerp
Eero Laine, University of Buffalo, State University of New York
Kristof van Baarle, University of Antwerp
Please submit abstracts directly to NeMLA.org for this panel with traditional 15 or 20 minute papers for the
52nd NeMLA ConventionPhiladelphia, PA | March 11 - 14, 2021
Teaching American Literature: A Journal of Theory and Practice, is currently accepting submissions for our Fall 2020 issue: Teaching Horror and the Weird in the American Literature Classroom, to be guest edited by Chris Brawley, author of Nature and the Numinous in Mythopoeic Fantasy Literature.
Submit articles to Patricia.Bostian@cpcc.edu.
Northeast Modern Language Association, Philadelphia, PA, 11-14 March, 2021
Abstract This panel will seek to explore the changing relationship between scientific paradigms and society’s self-understanding as it is manifest in the novel form. If the novel itself has functioned as a record of the social imagination—a narrative ideologeme as Jameson describes it – this social imagination often borrowed its models from contemporary natural philosophy and later the social sciences. We see examples of this in Balzac’s use of taxonomical zoology, Sterne’s use of Cartesian “animal spirits,” or Joyce’s phylogenetic process in “Oxen of the Sun.” Some of the questions this panel will ask include: how do naturalistic sociological models help to mediate political and aesthetic theories? How do these models affect stylistic developments?
The peer-reviewed e-journal Otherness: Essays and Studies is now accepting submissions for a special issue, Representing Richard: Shakespeare and Otherness in a Global Context which will be guest-edited by Anne Sophie Refskou forthcoming Spring 2021.
Otherness: Essays and Studies publishes research articles from and across different scholarly disciplines that examine, in as many ways as possible, the concepts of otherness and alterity. We particularly appreciate dynamic cross-disciplinary study.
(ISSN NO: 2249-6416)
CALL FOR PAPERS
Las Vegas, 11/12-15, 2020
Chair: Dr. Ryan Leack, USC
“Rhetoric is a coproductive function of circulation in excess of human intention, which collapses rhetoric and persuasion into the rhetorical, a process of world making that extends relationality into future publics.”
—Byron Hawk, Resounding the Rhetorical (2018)
This panel will explore recent movements in rhetorical theory writ large, either in connection with or apart from composition theory and practice. Special attention will be given to proposals that engage with the conference's theme.