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Charles W. Chesnutt panels, American Literature Association conference (1/15/22 deadline)

updated: 
Wednesday, December 1, 2021 - 3:26pm
Charles W. Chesnutt Association
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, January 15, 2022

CALL FOR PAPERS

Charles W. Chesnutt Association

American Literature Association

33rd Annual ConferenceMay 26-29, 2022The Palmer House Hilton
17 East Monroe
Chicago, IL  60603

 

The Charles W. Chesnutt Association welcomes abstracts (of no more than 300 words) for presentation at two sessions on the work of Chesnutt at the 2022 ALA conference in Chicago.

 

Session One: Chesnutt’s Influences

UPDATE: CFP: Food in American Literature Proposals due December 24, 2021

updated: 
Wednesday, December 1, 2021 - 12:34pm
Jeff Birkenstein & Robert Hauhart/Saint Martin's University
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 24, 2021

UPDATE: CFP: Food in American Literature

Proposals due December 24, 2021

NOTE:

We are well along in the peer review process with a university press with favorable evaluations. In order to further bolster our collection, however, at this point we are looking only for proposals addressing the following:

  • Food and one or more contemporary (last 20 years) African American texts;
  • Food and one or more queer literary texts;
  • Food and a 19th century American literary text.

For more detailed information on what to send, please see our original CFP below. Thank you.

OVERVIEW:

Myth and Art

updated: 
Wednesday, December 1, 2021 - 12:34pm
Interdisciplinary Humanities
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, March 31, 2022

“Myth and Art” will explore the interrelation of the multiple functions of myth, literature, and art, as well as the interpretation of mythological narratives and their visual depictions. The main approach will be inter-textual and inter-media in nature and the contributors will grapple with and attempt to answer several questions: How do artists incorporate myths into their own works of art? How are the combinations of myth and art interpreted by ancient and modern day spectators? Are there differences and similarities in those interpretations? What factors (psychological, religious, political, financial, etc.) influenced the selection of the myth and the artistic medium?

Special Issue: Premodern Otherness (Otherness: Essays and Studies 9.1)

updated: 
Wednesday, December 1, 2021 - 12:34pm
Centre for Studies in Otherness
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, February 1, 2022

The peer-reviewed, open-access e-journal Otherness: Essays and Studies is now accepting submissions for its special issue: Premodern Otherness: Encounters with and Expressions of the Other in Classical Antiquity, Medieval, and Early Modern Periods, Autumn 2022.

 

Otherness: Essays and Studies publishes research articles from and across different scholarly disciplines that critically examine the concepts of Otherness and alterity. We particularly appreciate dynamic cross-disciplinary study.

 

Call for Panelists: Narrating Terror: Boko Haram Terrorism in Literature, Film, and Media

updated: 
Wednesday, December 22, 2021 - 12:40pm
Chijioke K Onah/2022 Lagos Studies Association Annual Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, January 1, 2022

There is a burgeoning of academic literature on Boko Haram since the inception of the group in 2009. Many of these studies have taken on a social science analytical perspective to understand “the why” of Boko Haram terrorism. Building on these studies, this panel takes a more humanistic and cultural studies approach to the study of Boko Haram terrorism in Nigeria. Focusing on the ‘experiential truth’ that emerges in the narratives of Boko Haram terrorism in a wide range of media and genres, the panel is interested in understanding Boko Haram terrorism as a lived experience.

Blue Extinction

updated: 
Wednesday, December 1, 2021 - 12:32pm
Rachel Murray and Vera Fibisan, University of Sheffield
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, February 4, 2022

Blue Extinction

Sheffield Animal Studies Research Centre (ShARC)

7-8th July 2022