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Call for Guest Issues

updated: 
Wednesday, August 18, 2021 - 10:42am
Culture, Theory and Critique
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, December 31, 2022

Call for Guest Issues

Culture, Theory and Critique invites proposals for guest edited issues.  

Medieval Selves and Communities: Identities, Discourses, and Connections

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Wednesday, August 18, 2021 - 10:41am
Illinois Medieval Association
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, November 30, 2021

As we have seen with the COVID-19 pandemic, the human response to trauma and tragedy takes a variety of forms: searching for and creating community, memorializing, lashing out, satirizing, and private mourning among them. In the aftermath of trauma and tragedy—be it a natural disaster, pandemic, revolt, or outbreak of violence--the acts of healing and rebuilding can take substantial time and require focused energy. Those living in the medieval past were, of course, no strangers to pandemics, natural disasters, and political and religious upheavals. How did they (and we) attempt to heal and rebuild after such events?

Du Bois's Reconstruction of Language (C19 2022)

updated: 
Tuesday, August 24, 2021 - 10:29am
Thomas W. Howard
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 10, 2021

Writing about the reception of his essay collection The Souls of Black Folk (1904), W. E. B. Du Bois describes the text as a simultaneous mixture of clear messages and irreconcilable ambiguity. “A clear central message it has conveyed to most readers,” he claims, “but around this center there has lain a penumbra of vagueness and half-veiled allusion.” The difficulty, Du Bois suggests, comes from Souls’s attempt to reconstruct affect into language: “to translate the finer feelings of men into words.” Scholars frequently identify these fragments of affect and vagueness as part of Du Bois’s poetic style.

The Immersive Potential of Literature and Hybrid Media in the 20th and 21st Centuries

updated: 
Wednesday, August 18, 2021 - 10:41am
Women in French
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 17, 2021

The Immersive Potential of Literature and Hybrid Media in the 20th and 21st Centuries

Women in French Postgraduate/ECR International Symposium

Symposium: Wednesday, January 12 to Friday, January 14, 2022

Keynote Speaker: Professor Diana Holmes (Leeds).

 

Call for Papers: "EcoGothic Asia: Nature, Asia, and the Gothic Imagination”

updated: 
Wednesday, August 18, 2021 - 10:41am
Universiti Malaya
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, November 15, 2021

   CALL FOR PAPERS

                                                    SPECIAL ISSUE: SARE, Vol. 59, No. 1, July 2022

                                     “EcoGothic Asia: Nature, Asia, and the Gothic Imagination”

                                                  Guest Editor: Associate Professor Li-hsin Hsu

Call for Papers for NeMLA 2022 panel "Literary Form, Spirituality, and Empire in the Global 20th Century"

updated: 
Wednesday, August 18, 2021 - 10:41am
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, September 30, 2021

This panel seeks to explore the interrelations between spirituality, global (anti)imperial politics, and literary form and practice in the twentieth century. There has been a commonly held scholarly contention that modern literature emerged out of a crisis of faith, if not an absolute death of God. Was such a crisis of faith related to global politics in the fin de siècle and later? If yes, how? How is secularist thought related to notions and imaginaries of the globe and of the world? Where did the other-worldly and the inner-worldly meet? How are the transcendental other and the imperial other interrelated in twentieth-century world literatures?