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Romance Epic Meets Technology (Kalamazoo, 2022)

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Thursday, July 15, 2021 - 12:21pm
Société Rencesvals
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, September 15, 2021

CFP:  Romance Epic Meets Technology 

The American-Canadian Branch of the Société Rencesvals is pleased to invite scholars from all disciplinary approaches to submit a paper for possible inclusion in a session at the 2022 International Congress on Medieval Studies (Kalamazoo, May 9-14) on the intersection of technology and the medieval romance epic. 

 

Please see the full CFP for further information.   

Tolkien and the Medieval Animal

updated: 
Thursday, July 15, 2021 - 12:21pm
Kris Swank, Centre for Fantasy and the Fantastic, University of Glasgow
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, September 15, 2021

"Tolkien and the Medieval Animal"

Call for Paper proposals for a session at the 57th International Congress on Medieval Studies (Kalamazoo) to be held live on the internet, Monday through Saturday, May 9-14, 2022

Transsexual Rhetorics: Self-determination in Late Capitalism

updated: 
Thursday, July 15, 2021 - 12:21pm
Northeast Modern Language Association (NEMLA)
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, September 30, 2021

Sex (biology) and gender (culture) were teased apart and are currently being collapsed, an interesting rhetorical history in itself. Often under-explored out of concern for the rights of transsexual/transgendered people, these shifts in logic and rhetoric potentially reveal new relationships between biology and culture, oppression and late capitalism, and vulnerability and privilege. The relationships potentially reveal cultural assumptions and expose the forces of normalization. 

The Black South in the Popular Imagination

updated: 
Thursday, July 15, 2021 - 12:21pm
LaRonda Sanders-Senu
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, August 20, 2021

In a 2004 interview, author Percival Everett was asked if in his works he was trying to rewrite history.  He candidly responded: “What the hell’s wrong with that? You can write anything you want to. If anybody takes anything they read, history or fiction, as some gospel, then fuck ’em anyway, who cares?

Body and/as Procedure

updated: 
Thursday, July 15, 2021 - 12:48pm
AMODERN
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, October 1, 2021

Call for Papers
AMODERN 12: Body and/as Procedure

Edited by Jane Malcolm and Sarah Dowling
300-word proposals due: 1 October 2021
Drafts of 4000-8000 words due: 15 December 2021

(In)finite Ecologies

updated: 
Thursday, July 15, 2021 - 12:15pm
CR: The New Centennial Review, Michigan State University Press
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, August 15, 2021

Special Issue of CR: The New Centennial Review vol. 22, no. 2: “(In)finite Ecologies” 

Guest editors: Christine Bennett, Katherine Greulich, and Garth Sabo (Michigan State University)

Arms and Armour of Romance ICMS 2022 Online (Kalamazoo)

updated: 
Friday, July 16, 2021 - 5:07am
Katie Vernon
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, September 15, 2021

Arms and Armour of Romance

Call for papers: ICMS Online (Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo)

 

Arms and Armour of Romance I: Race and Romance

This session will investigate the depiction of race and ethnicity through arms and armour in romance. Topics could include, but are not limited to, depictions of Middle-Eastern people and their arms in crusading romance, or arms and armour in romance traditions beyond Western Europe.

 

Arms and Armour of Romance II: Religion and Romance

Urban Cultures In Contemporary France

updated: 
Thursday, July 15, 2021 - 12:15pm
Steve Puig
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, September 30, 2021

NEMLA Convention

Baltimore, MD

March 10-13, 2022

This bilingual panel seeks to analyze the development of urban cultures in France (especially urban literature and music) while taking into account the impact of postcolonial studies in France since 2005, the year of the "urban riots". The panel also aims to explore the political aspect of urban culture as well as the influence of American (especially African-American) culture on French production.

Possible themes include: