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TEXTile Manifestoes (Prague)

updated: 
Tuesday, May 11, 2021 - 12:28pm
Academy of Arts, Architecture & Design in Prague
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, May 31, 2021

Academy of Arts, Architecture & Design in Prague – Vysoká škola uměleckoprůmyslová v Praze (UMPRUM)

 

We have the pleasure to inform you about the Call for Papers for the “TEXTile Manifestoes” anthology, which will be edited and published at the Academy of Arts, Architecture & Design in Prague.

This publication is intended to accompany the exhibition of the same name, which is scheduled to have its first show in winter 2021 in Prague.

(Both the timeline and the practicability are dependent on the general health situation.)

 

States of Emergency: Covid, Climate, Crisis (SAMLA 2021)

updated: 
Tuesday, May 11, 2021 - 11:48am
SAMLA (2021)
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, June 1, 2021

For the past year, the world has been in the grasp of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic as climate change continues to bear destructive fruit in the form of environmental degradation and extreme weather events. In fact, deforestation and human encroachment is widely held to be a major contributing factor to the initial emergence of COVID-19 in humans. Adding to these crises, social unrest continues to erupt across the globe, from protests against the murder of African Americans by police and the storming of the capitol building by election deniers in the United States to a military coup in Myanmar and mass farmer strikes in India. As tension continues to build, the lines between these events begin to blur and a single state of catastrophe emerges.

Beyond the White House: The First Lady in Film, Fiction, and Culture

updated: 
Tuesday, May 11, 2021 - 12:28pm
Dr. Sarah Trott & Dr. Anne-Marie Evans / York St. John University (UK)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, July 16, 2021

Call For Papers

Beyond the White House: The First Lady in Film, Fiction, and Culture.

This edited collection seeks to explore the representation of the First Lady in a range of different texts and media. The collection aims to examine the President’s wife in a purely cultural context by investigating the ways in which she has been represented, embodied, characterised and commemorated in film, fiction, memoir, photography and portraiture, television, theatre, education, museum studies, fashion, and social media.

Contemporary Women Writing Race: Textual Interventions and Intersections Symposium (online)

updated: 
Tuesday, May 11, 2021 - 12:28pm
Contemporary Women's Writing Association (CWWA)
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, June 30, 2021

Contemporary women writers have long been at the forefront of diverse conversations regarding race, society, and culture. From the works of legendary greats, such as Maya Angelou, Maxine Hong Kingston, Amy Tan, and Nawal Ed Saadawi, to the vibrant writing of Octavia Butler, Bernardine Evaristo, and Jenny Zhang, to name just a few, contemporary women authors have elucidated the wide and varied experiences of race across time, genre, and forms. Such work also frequently attends, in nuanced ways, to the lived experience and dynamics of intersectionality.

International Comparative Literature in the Post-Pandemic Age: the Path and Ethics of Dialogue

updated: 
Thursday, May 13, 2021 - 9:50am
Tsaiyi Wu/The Editorial Office of International Comparative Literature (Fudan University Press)/ Shanghai Normal University
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, May 30, 2021

International Comparative Literature in the Post-Pandemic Age: 

the Path and Ethics of Dialogue 

An ICL Young Scholar Forum

2021 Series: Panel No. 1

 

Conference Time/Venue: Sep 3, 2021; a virtual conference

Deadline for Abstract Submission: May 30, 2021. 

Deadline for Full Paper Submission: July 31, 2021.

Contact Person: Tsaiyi Wu, tsaiwu@shnu.edu.cn

Organizer: The Editorial Office of International Comparative Literature

Extended Deadline: Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA) Conference CFP: Film and Philosophy (Nov. 11-14 2021)

updated: 
Tuesday, May 11, 2021 - 12:27pm
Adam Graves, Metropolitan State University of Denver
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, June 30, 2021

PAMLA 2021 LAS VEGAS: "CITY OF GOD, CITY OF DESTRUCTION" (Thursday, November 11 - Sunday, November 14, 2021 at Sahara Las Vegas Hotel, hosted by University of Nevada, Las Vegas)

Session: Film and Philosophy

Contacts: Adam Graves, Metropolitan State University of Denver (agrave13@msudenver.edu)

Extended Deadline: Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA) Conference CFP: Women in French I-IV (Nov. 11-14 2021)

updated: 
Tuesday, May 11, 2021 - 12:27pm
Youna Kwak, University of Redlands
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, June 30, 2021

PAMLA 2021 LAS VEGAS: "CITY OF GOD, CITY OF DESTRUCTION" (Thursday, November 11 - Sunday, November 14, 2021 at Sahara Las Vegas Hotel, hosted by University of Nevada, Las Vegas)

Session(s): Women in French (Session I: Temporal Alterities, Session II: Violence Against Women in French, Session III: Retheorizing the jeune fille, or Session IV: Gendered Confinement)

Contacts: Youna Kwak, University of Redlands (youna_kwak@redlands.edu)

Conference Note:

Call for book chapters Dark Romanticism: coloniality, class, race and gender outside Europe.

updated: 
Monday, May 17, 2021 - 4:40am
Dr Miguel Gaete
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, June 15, 2021

Not so long ago, the links between Romanticism and vexed issues such as class, gender, or race, were barely explored within Romantic studies, despite that some Romantics embraced very eagerly what today sound like very unacceptable ideas such as the division of humankind into two primary racial groups:  the “culturally superior and beautiful Europeans” on the one hand, and the “Mongols”, namely “the ugly and inferior” Asians, Africans and Americans on the other.[1]

 

Extended Deadline: Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA) Conference CFP: The Other(ed) Beats (Nov. 11-14 2021)

updated: 
Tuesday, May 11, 2021 - 12:25pm
Cheryl Edelson, Chaminade University of Honolulu
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, June 30, 2021

PAMLA 2021 LAS VEGAS: "CITY OF GOD, CITY OF DESTRUCTION" (Thursday, November 11 - Sunday, November 14, 2021 at Sahara Las Vegas Hotel, hosted by University of Nevada, Las Vegas)

Session: The Other(ed) Beats

Contacts: Cheryl Edelson, Chaminade University of Honolulu (cedelson@chaminade.edu)

Extended Deadline: Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA) Conference CFP: Pedagogies of Care (Nov. 11-14 2021)

updated: 
Tuesday, May 11, 2021 - 12:14pm
Elise Dixon, University of North Carolina at Pembroke
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, June 30, 2021

PAMLA 2021 LAS VEGAS: "CITY OF GOD, CITY OF DESTRUCTION" (Thursday, November 11 - Sunday, November 14, 2021 at Sahara Las Vegas Hotel, hosted by University of Nevada, Las Vegas)

Session: Pedagogies of Care

Contacts: Elise Dixon, University of North Carolina at Pembroke (elise.dixon@uncp.edu)

Extended Deadline: Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA) Conference CFP: French and Francophone Film and Media in the Classroom (Nov. 11-14 2021)

updated: 
Tuesday, May 11, 2021 - 12:09pm
Marion Geiger, California State University - San Marcos
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, June 30, 2021

PAMLA 2021 LAS VEGAS: "CITY OF GOD, CITY OF DESTRUCTION" (Thursday, November 11 - Sunday, November 14, 2021 at Sahara Las Vegas Hotel, hosted by University of Nevada, Las Vegas)

Session: French and Francophone Film and Media in the Classroom

Contacts: Marion Geiger, California State University - San Marcos (mgeiger@csusm.edu)

Text and their limits: call for teaching and learning presentations

updated: 
Tuesday, May 11, 2021 - 12:08pm
ASAL
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, May 31, 2021

extended deadline for abstracts: please submit ASAP

Australian universities have been recently criticized in the media for failing to provide a world-class humanities undergraduate curriculum, in ways that appear to have a domino effect on the teaching of English in secondary schools. In the humanities, our universities lack the faculty numbers of their overseas counterparts and are vulnerable to government disinterest.

These issues and recent shocks such as the shift to online learning due to the pandemic, reduced tutorial support, and the promotion of STEM and vocationally-focused learning have triggered a new reflectiveness about teaching and learning, particularly in the subject of English.

Extended Deadline: Religion in American Literature

updated: 
Tuesday, May 11, 2021 - 12:08pm
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA) Annual Conference (Nov. 11-14, 2021)
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, June 30, 2021

This session examines the relationship between religion and American literature. It welcomes papers that explore the intersection between religion, politics, and literature.  How can literary texts help us understand the discourses of the religious right or the left and their search for community?  How does faith contribute both to harmful or positive visions of community?  What can literature teach us about the type of faith that will allow us to create and embrace “the beloved community” introduced by Josiah Royce, and later highlighted by Martin Luther King, Jr.?

Proposals that engage with the conference theme of "City of God, City of Destruction” are of particular interest.

Being Out of Place: Deconstructing Travel Narratives in Postcolonial Arab Literature(via Zoom)

updated: 
Thursday, July 1, 2021 - 2:30am
Department of Letters and Foreign Languages / University of 20th August 1955, Skikda, Algeria
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, July 10, 2021

Conference Director

Dr. Soumaya Bouacida, University of 20th August 1955, Skikda, Algeria

Conference Date: 20 th Decembre, 2021

 

Keynote Speakers


-Dr. Robert Clarke is a senior lecturer in English studies, and Head of Discipline, English, in the school of Humanities at the University of Tasmania. He is the editor of several books and issues such as Celebrity Colonialism: Fame, Power and Representation in Colonial and Postcolonial Cultures(2009), “Travel and Celebrity Culture”(special issue in Postcolonial Studies), and The Cambridge Companion to Postcolonial Travel Writing (2018)