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REMINDER: Murderous Sublime: Serial Killers and Serial Spectators: Monday15th March

updated: 
Wednesday, March 3, 2021 - 11:45pm
Dr. Anhiti Patnaik (BITS), Prof. Elana Gomel (Tel-Aviv)
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, March 15, 2021

This global collection of essays – emerging from a session presented at the Modern Language Association (MLA) Conference 2021 – raises important ethical and aesthetic questions regarding narratives of serial murder. How is the serial killer constructed in World Literature and Culture by invoking or debunking Western criminological theories and detective genres? Why does a ‘murderous sublime’ dominate mainstream cinema, Netflix shows, graphic novels, and podcasts? On what historical and cultural terms, do these graphic representations of violence vacillate between notions of ‘normality’ and ‘abnormality’ or ‘banality’ and ‘exceptionalism’?

Call for Proposals in Cultural Geography

updated: 
Wednesday, May 26, 2021 - 12:32pm
Midwest Popular Culture Association
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, June 1, 2021

Midwest Popular Culture Association/Midwest American Culture Association Annual Conference

Friday-Sunday, 7-10 October 2021

Minneapolis, Minnesota

Westin Minneapolis

DEADLINE EXTENDED

Seeking proposals for short presentations (10-20 minutes) of research related to cultural geography. This can take the form of anthropological case studies, political narratives, creative responses to place, GIS studies, refugee and immigration information, &c. Please direct any questions to A. P. Vague, Area Chair at alastriapress@gmail.com.

Special Issue: Systemic Racism, White privilege, and a Global Call to Action

updated: 
Thursday, January 28, 2021 - 11:41am
Christine Faucher / Cultural Studies ↔ Critical Methodologies
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, May 31, 2021

Cultural Studies ↔ Critical Methodologies

 

(SagePublications)

 

 

Special Issue: Systemic Racism, White privilege, and a Global Call to Action

 

Guest Co-Editors: C. Darius Stonebanks, Shirley Anne Tate, and Christine Faucher

 

CFP, Expanded Directions in Community-Based Undergraduate Research

updated: 
Friday, March 12, 2021 - 10:44am
Elizabeth Foxwell / Council on Undergraduate Research
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, April 12, 2021

Community engagement and service learning are long-standing high-impact educational practices that have demonstrated value for students, faculty, higher education institutions, community organizations, states, regions, and nations. The societal focus on social justice movements, public health and the pandemic, and environmental issues has created unprecedented opportunities for engaging undergraduates in community-based research. These developments have highlighted community needs for certain types of data and projects as well as nurtured new forms of community engagement such as social entrepreneurship.

International Conference on Image and Graphics (ICIG) 2021

updated: 
Friday, April 16, 2021 - 12:44pm
China Society of Image and Graphics, organized by Hainan University, supported by Springer.
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, May 1, 2021

Call for Participation: 2021 11st International Conference on Image and Graphics (ICIG2021)

 

 

 

Please accept our apologies if you receive multiple copies of this call.

 

 

Translating the Uncle Charles Principle

updated: 
Thursday, January 28, 2021 - 11:36am
27th International James Joyce Symposium (Trieste)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, February 12, 2021

Translating the Uncle Charles Principle

 

Call for Panel proposals

‘Omniscientific Joyce’, Trieste, 14-18 June 2021

 

Panel chaired by: Kris Peeters (UAntwerp) and Guillermo Sanz Gallego (VUB)

 

 

Abstract:

 

Of City Spaces and Graveyards: A Pictorial Reading (Panel / Virtual)

updated: 
Thursday, January 28, 2021 - 11:36am
PAMLA (Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association)
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, April 15, 2021

Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA) Conference 2021

Thursday, November 11, 2021 to Sunday, November 14, 2021

 

Hosted by the University of Nevada, Las Vegas

Conference Theme: 

CITY OF GOD, CITY OF DESTRUCTION

 

Special Session:

Of City Spaces and Graveyards: A Pictorial Reading

 

Abstract:

Malaysian Ecocriticism

updated: 
Thursday, January 28, 2021 - 11:36am
University of Malaya
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, March 15, 2021

Call for papers —        Edited Collection of Essays    

Tentative title:

Malaysian Ecocriticism: Contested Environments, Identities and the Politics of Nature

With the landmark establishment of the Southeast Asian chapter of the Association for the Study of Literature and Environment (ASLE) in August 2016, it is both timely and crucial for member states of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) to assess their literary and cultural artifacts from an ecocritical perspective.

The Legacies of Exchange by 19th-Century Black Women

updated: 
Wednesday, February 10, 2021 - 11:35am
Victoria Baugh and Charline Jao / SSAWW
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, February 15, 2021

We propose a panel for the SSAWW Triennial Conference "American Women Writers: Ecologies, Survival, Change" in Baltimore, Maryland, November 4-7, 2021:

Graphic Medicine Review journal open for submissions

updated: 
Thursday, January 28, 2021 - 11:27am
Graphic Medicine Review
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, February 28, 2021

Submissions for the GRAPHIC MEDICINE REVIEW are now open! GMR is looking for all manner of professional and scholarly work on comics and healthcare, medicine, wellness, public policy, and patient experience.

Medical Culture in East Asian Cinema and Media

updated: 
Saturday, March 13, 2021 - 2:37pm
Ling Zhang, Yuqian Yan, and Pao-chen Tang
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, April 1, 2021

Call for Abstracts: Edited Volume on Medical Culture in East Asian Cinema and Media

 

Editors: Ling Zhang (SUNY Purchase College), Yuqian Yan (Washington University in St. Louis), and Pao-chen Tang (University of Manchester)

 

"Rhetorical Theory" Panel (PAMLA 2021)

updated: 
Thursday, January 28, 2021 - 11:20am
Pacific Ancient and Modern Languages
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, April 15, 2021

PAMLA 2021

“Rhetorical Theory”
Las Vegas, 11/11-14, 2021

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. 

Final Reminder: First Book Institute Applications Due by 2/15

updated: 
Thursday, January 28, 2021 - 11:27am
Center for American Literary Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, February 15, 2021

Announcing  

The 2021 First Book Institute

June 6-12, 2021

Hosted by the Center for American Literary Studies (CALS) at Pennsylvania State University via Zoom

Co-Directors

Sean X. Goudie, Director of the Center for American Literary Studies and Winner of the MLA Prize for a First Book

Priscilla Wald, R. Florence Brinkley Professor of English and Women’s Studies, Duke University, and Co-Editor of American Literature

Institutional Identity, Literary Studies, and the Secular/Religious Divide (MLA 2022)

updated: 
Thursday, January 28, 2021 - 11:27am
Jack Dudley and Dave Wehner, Mount St. Mary's University
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, March 1, 2021

This proposed special session roundtable invites reflections on the tensions and limits of teaching and studying literature at religious as well as secular universities and colleges. How do different institutional commitments and governing documents as well as campus cultures and constituencies implicitly and/or explicitly limit what can be taught and published at each kind of institution? What are these limits and how have scholars navigated, challenged, and/or adapted to them? What kind of institutional discursive spaces might be created between and beyond the secular/religious divide?

MLA, Washington, DC, 6–9 January 2022

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