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WIF at the 2021 MMLA in Milwaukee (November 4-7)

updated: 
Wednesday, January 6, 2021 - 4:28pm
Jennifer Howell / Women in French (Midwest Region)
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, May 1, 2021

Call for Papers for Women in French

2021 Midwest Modern Language Association Convention

Milwaukee, Wisconsin

November 4-7, 2021

 

I am pleased to announce the Call for Papers for WIF at the 2021 MMLA Convention (November 4-7 in Milwaukee, WI). Since the 2020 MMLA Convention was cancelled due to the ongoing pandemic, the organizers have retained the 2020 theme for 2021: “Cultures of Collectivity.”

 

First Thoughts on Lovecraft Country

updated: 
Wednesday, January 6, 2021 - 4:28pm
Studies in the Fantastic
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, June 1, 2021

HBO’s recent series Lovecraft Country takes up the monsters of H. P. Lovecraft’s universe, but flips the script to make the heroes an African-American cast battling various demons in the Jim Crow era. Arguably, the show aimed at a re-appropriation or détournement of the pulp legend’s troubling racism, but critics seem divided on the show’s success. In Dr.

Persian-Arabic Poetics in the Context of Indian Poetics: Readings, Recoveries and Re-orientations in South Asian Literatures

updated: 
Sunday, January 17, 2021 - 7:18am
Comparative Literature Association of India
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, February 6, 2021

The comparative approach acknowledges the co-existence of diverse entities in our world and takes for its province the understanding of multiple relations between these entities, and the cultures of which they are constituents. Comparative practice demands that difference be respected paving the way for mutuality and understanding. This approach is particularly  fruitful in the study of the arts and their nesting cultures in the Asian subcontinent.

Dragons in Children’s Literature and Graphic Novels

updated: 
Wednesday, January 6, 2021 - 4:28pm
St. Thomas University
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, March 10, 2021

Working Title of the Volume: Wings, Wonders, and Warriors: Dragons in Children’s Literature and Graphic Novels

As the popularity of mythical creatures in films and literature grows, there is one creature that remains prominent: the dragon. Dragons have become most visible recently in the cinematic versions of The Hobbit and in George R.R. Martin’s A Song of Ice and Fire (Game of Thrones Series). However, there are other films, such as Dragonslayer (1981), Reign of Fire (2002), Dragonheart (1996), and the How to Train Your Dragon series (2010-2019), and numerous adult and children’s literature series that feature dragons.

Juba from Gladiator (2000) Essay Needed

updated: 
Wednesday, January 6, 2021 - 4:28pm
St. Thomas University
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, January 13, 2021

This edited collection, “A Hero Will Endure”: Essays at the Twentieth Anniversary of Gladiatorstill needs at least one essay on Juba. Any new critical or pop cultural perspectives will be considered.

The essay would need to have a quick turnaround time. The entire collection needs to be complete no later than March 2021, so abstract proposals submitted before the CFP deadline will receive a fast response. 

A first draft deadline of February 10, 2021 is ideal. Essays will use Chicago style endnotes and should be 5,000 to 7,000 words.

For abstract submissions or questions, please email Rachel L. Carazo at rachel.carazo@snhu.edu.