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Fluid Meaning in 19th Century Women’s Writing

updated: 
Tuesday, January 19, 2021 - 12:05pm
Philippa Chun and Susannah Sharpless / SSAWW
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 22, 2021

We propose a panel for the SSAWW Triennial Conference in Baltimore, November 4-7, 2021:

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

 

BODY SOUL CRISIS RECOVERY Graduate Conference (virtual)

updated: 
Wednesday, January 6, 2021 - 4:28pm
University of St. Thomas Art History, English, Museum Studies, and Creative Writing graduate programs
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, March 1, 2021

The University of St. Thomas Art History, English, Museum Studies, and Creative Writing & Publishing graduate programs will host a virtual interdisciplinary conference on Friday, April 23, 2021. While papers addressing any aspect of literature, film, art history, architecture, museum studies, new media, and cultural studies will be considered, the graduate programs particularly welcome proposals for papers exploring the conference theme across all time periods, media, and geographical regions. We are also seeking creative writers to read original work related to the conference theme.

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.

The Power of Individuality

updated: 
Wednesday, January 6, 2021 - 4:27pm
Carey Bradley / Utah Valley University
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 11, 2021

 

 

 

 

The Power of Individuality

 

Carey E. Bradley

Business Major, Utah Valley University

English 2010

Professor Jonathon Patterson

December 13, 2020

Abstract

 

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

Beyond Tradition: Multimodality in English Scholarship

updated: 
Wednesday, January 6, 2021 - 4:26pm
Red River Graduate Student Conference at North Dakota State University
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, February 26, 2021

In today’s world, the function of the English classroom has fundamentally shifted. Instead of teaching the fully paper-based curriculum of the past, instructors of English now must incorporate genres that encompass anything from videos to website creation. 

 

In the study of literature, rhetoric, and composition, too, the field is beginning to recognize new and more multimodal forms of scholarship. Think of Kairos, the online only rhet/comp journal. Think of the work of scholars like Kristen Arola, Cynthia Selfe, and Qwo Li Driskill—work that asks us to think outside the box of the academic paper. 

 

Call for Papers Vol.3, Issue 1 March 2020

updated: 
Wednesday, January 6, 2021 - 4:26pm
International Review of Literary Studies- IRLS
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, February 15, 2021

Call for Papers

International Review of Literary Studies-IRLS Vol. 3, Issue 1

ISSN: Online (2709-7021), Print (2709-7013)

International Review of Literary Studies (IRLS) is an International peer-review journal of literary studies that publishes original research articles, review papers, and book reviews, and cutting-edge research informed by Literary and Cultural Theory. Acceptable themes include, but are not limited to, the following:

 

“Drum Dream Girls and Northern Lights Kids: New Models of Constructing Childhood for Diverse Children” - ChLA Guaranteed Session for MLA 2022

updated: 
Thursday, January 7, 2021 - 10:41am
Children's Literature Association
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, March 1, 2021

In their chilling study “Listening to Black Women and Girls: Lived Experiences of Adultification Bias,” Jamilia J. Blake and Rebecca Epstein conclude “that adults perceive Black girls as less innocent than white girls as young as 5-9 years old.” While Blake and Epstein centralize Black girlhood, this adultification bias similarly affects Black boys and other children of color. Children of color’s perception as ‘more adult’ than their white peers does not imbue them with any agency or power, rather, it divests them of childhood, at least within childhood’s contemporary definitions. Yet, these contemporary definitions of childhood are grounded in whiteness and white privilege.

MLA 2022: Experimental Writing in the Anthropocene

updated: 
Saturday, February 6, 2021 - 12:38pm
Orchid Tierney/Eric Schmaltz/ASLE
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, March 1, 2021

MLA '22 will be held 6–9 January, 2022 in Washington, DC. We invite abstracts for an ASLE-sponsored panel. 

Lyle Olsen Graduate Student Essay Contest (Sport Literature)

updated: 
Wednesday, January 6, 2021 - 4:25pm
Sport Literature Association
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, April 1, 2020

The Sport Literature Association seeks entries for its annual graduate student competition, the Lyle Olsen Graduate Student Essay Contest.

Essays must pertain, in some significant way, to the literature of sport. For exemplary treatment of sport-related subject matter, applicants are invited to consult the association's peer-reviewed journal, Aethlon, “a print journal designed to celebrate the intersection of literature with the world of play, games, and sport.” All submissions must be unpublished work. Original creative pieces, both fiction and non-fiction, are not considered for this contest. There is no word limit, but Aethlon articles do not generally exceed 25 manuscript pages.

Posthuman Drag (Edited Collection)

updated: 
Monday, February 8, 2021 - 10:01am
Kai Prins (University of Wisconsin-Madison, United States) and Florian Zitzelsberger (University of Passau, Germany)
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, March 15, 2021

Is drag separable from gender? A preponderance of self-described "drag things" (versus drag kings and queens) specializing in performances of non-human entities and appearing everywhere from stages in local gay bars to digital platforms like Instagram and YouTube would suggest so; however, when we speak of drag in academic literature, we hew closely to notions of drag as demonstrating gender performativity above all else. This collection therefore seeks to theorize a previously underrepresented form of drag performance that does not necessarily play with gender so much as it plays with humanness:We call this "posthuman drag."

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.

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