Università del Piemonte Orientale (Vercelli, Italy) invites paper proposals for a conference exploring the routes and branches of literary and cultural exchanges from Italy to the United States in the years 1945-1975. The conference is the third in a series of events taking place within the framework of the transdisciplinary research project Transatlantic Transfers: the Italian presence in Postwar America 1949-1972 (PRIN 2017, 2020-23) developed in partnership with Politecnico di Milano, Università degli Studi Roma Tre, and Università di Scien-ze Gastronomiche di Pollenzo.
Crones, Crime, and the Gothic
Falmouth University UK, 10-11 June 2022
Older women have traditionally been portrayed negatively in folklore, fairy tales, literature and film, for example. Images of witches, evil stepmothers, shrivelled, bitter 'spinsters', and vindictive, bullying women abusing positions of power are rife in Western culture. Yet,
perhaps things are changing. A new emphasis on the need to discuss and understand the
menopause seems to be at the heart of this. This conference examines historical
Since 1989, Penumbra has published the artistic and literary talents of students and creatives regionally, nationally, and internationally. As a publication, Penumbra is unique; its student-led staff personally solicits, selects, and edits its content and design. The staff at Penumbra are seeking reviews of contemporary books, films, albums, podcasts, and television shows of 600-900 words for our Spring 2022 Print Issue. Book, film, television, and media reviews of works released in the last 12 months are welcome. Works being reviewed must be recent. Reviews should be between 600-900 words long and should be in MLA format.
Call for Papers: The St. John’s University’s Humanities Review Spring 2022 Issue
“Crashing the Canon: A Spotlight for the Underrepresented in Higher Education”
Deadline for abstracts: December 22, 2021
Deadline for accepted submissions: February 22, 2022
Editors: Alexander Radison & Kainat Cheema
Call for Papers for a Bilingual Issue of Alternative Francophone
Sarah Henzi (Simon Fraser University) & Marie-Eve Bradette (University of Regina)
“I live in a country where the two national languages are foreign languages.”
(Louis-Karl Picard-Sioui, Courts critiques, 2017. Our translation.)