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Call for Papers: Decolonial Subversions 2023 Annual Issue

updated: 
Wednesday, January 4, 2023 - 10:36am
Decolonial Subversions
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, April 14, 2023

It is not difficult to view our current historical period as a time of crisis, of a deep dissolution of humanity in the widespread colonial domination of social and environmental landscapes.

Visionary Fictions: Literature and Politics in Public (ASA 2023)

updated: 
Sunday, January 15, 2023 - 3:52pm
American Studies Association
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 20, 2023

“Whenever we try to envision a world without war, without violence, without prisons, without capitalism,” writes Walidah Imarisha, “we are engaging in speculative fiction. All organizing is science fiction.” This panel seeks to bring together critics probing historical, present, and possible future relationships between speculative fiction and social justice. The emergent concept of “visionary fiction,” developed by Imarisha and adrienne maree brown, articulates radical and generative connections between speculation and social movement work.

Teaching Kate Chopin's Fiction Roundtable at American Literature Association

updated: 
Wednesday, January 4, 2023 - 10:24am
Kate Chopin International Society
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 8, 2023

The Kate Chopin International Society is seeking individual proposals for a teaching roundtable at the 2023 American Literature Association conference in Boston, Massachusetts, May 25–28, 2023. 

The roundtable on “Teaching Kate Chopin,” seeks short (seven- to eight-minute) papers/remarks that address an aspect of or strategy for teaching Chopin’s life or work. Proposals should include a title, your name and affiliation, and a paragraph about your proposed remarks. 

Proposals should include a title, your name and affiliation, and a 200- to 300-word abstract. 

Small Screen Supers: Essays on Superhero Television

updated: 
Wednesday, January 4, 2023 - 10:52am
academic anthology edited by Anna F. Peppard & Dru Jeffries
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, February 28, 2023

Call for Papers: Small Screen Supers: Essays on Superhero Television 

As superhero films have proliferated, so too has superhero television. But as scholarship on superhero films has similarly proliferated, scholarship on superhero television has not. When superhero television is discussed by scholars, it is often as an offshoot of filmic franchises rather than as a phenomenon in its own right, with its own histories and contexts of production, its own approaches to adaptation, and its own dynamics of reception. 

Pay(ing) Attention: Narratives of Notoriety and Fame

updated: 
Monday, January 9, 2023 - 5:58pm
Stony Brook University English Department Graduate Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, January 25, 2023

Stony Brook University

35th Annual English Graduate Conference

February 17th, 2023

 

“Pay(ing) Attention: Narratives of Notoriety and Fame” 

Keynote Speaker: 

Will Scheibel

Syracuse University

 

“To pay attention, this is our endless and proper work.”― Mary Oliver, “Yes! No!” 

“While fame impedes and constricts, obscurity wraps about a man like a mist” —Virginia Woolf, Orlando: A Biography

"Black Feminist Intimacies at the Limits of Legibility": American Studies Association (ASA) Panel

updated: 
Wednesday, January 4, 2023 - 10:52am
Carmel Ohman / American Studies Association
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 15, 2023

CALL FOR PAPERS: American Studies Association (ASA)

In-person, Le Centre Sheraton,

Montreal, Canada, Nov 2nd-5th, 2023

 

Session Title: “Black Feminist Intimacies at the Limits of Legibility”

Session Organizer: Dr. Carmel Ohman, Brandeis University

Due Date: Please send 200-word abstracts to carmelohman@brandeis.edu by January 15, 2023 

The Iranian Yearbook of Phenomenology2024 3rd Issue: Basic Concepts

updated: 
Wednesday, January 4, 2023 - 10:48am
the Iranian Political Science Association-Gam-e-Nou Publisher
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, January 20, 2024


Call for Papers

 The Iranian Yearbook of Phenomenology2024

3rd Issue

Phenomenology: The Basic Concepts

 

International Conference on EXILE

updated: 
Thursday, January 19, 2023 - 3:33pm
Faculty of Arts and Humanities of Sousse, Tunisia
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, February 15, 2023

International Conference on "Exile" 

(Online and in-person)

2-4 May 2023 

Faculty of Arts and Humanities - Sousse, Tunisia 

Exile as a broad term denotes a force of (un)voluntary escape from one’s land to a foreign space, and it connotes a sense of estrangement and nostalgia. Exile in literature, culture studies and linguistics is more problematized, as it takes different forms and orientations. Indeed, Exile negotiates complex issues related to historical events that have marked human existence such as the Industrial Revolution, the two world wars etc…

 

1st International Conference on Literature, Film and Web Adaptations: Adaptations and Appropriations (Hybrid Mode)

updated: 
Wednesday, January 4, 2023 - 10:18am
Brainware University, Department of English & Literary Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, February 10, 2023

New technologies have often been viewed with strong skepticism for instance the advent of photography transformed painting, the introduction of vehicles substituted horse-carriages and the emergence of cinema replaced books. Plato’s horror over the destruction of ‘memory’ with the invention of ‘writing’ is perhaps synonymous to the inherent connection between ‘literature’ and ‘film’. In the preface of The Nigger of the Narcissus, Conrad states, “My task which I am trying to achieve is, by the power of the written word, to make you hear, to make you feel-it is, before all, to make you see” (1897). Griffith declares that the task of a filmmaker is the same as the novelist’s, to make people see through cinema.

Outsider/s Conference 2023 - Brighton

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Wednesday, January 4, 2023 - 10:11am
Outside/rs Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, February 10, 2023

Our conference theme:  Solidarity With/In the Community

We are currently in a period of greater divides and contestation within our society, especially when it comes to those who exist in queer, marginal or dissident relations to normativity in its various guises.

This feeling of division and the fight for solidarity both inside and outside our communities is a common experience for queer, trans or LGBTQIA+ people, as well as BIPOC communities, disabled and neurodiverse people, working class and colonised populations, and others still.

Interplay of Community, Textuality and Orality: Comparative Perspectives on History, Culture and Society (26-28 April, 2023)

updated: 
Wednesday, January 11, 2023 - 4:29am
Comparative Literature Association of India and Department of English, Sikkim University, India
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, February 10, 2023

Literary theory has contributed towards the recovery of marginalised narratives and discourses in literature during the last three decades. The word, ‘minor’ has acquired a resonance of its own in the context of ‘national’ literature which tends to be part of a ‘great tradition’. Against such a background, the recovery of diverse indigenous traditions has become an important task of comparative studies of literature. Nations emerged as ‘imagined’ communities. However, nation-states were not ‘imagined’ in the crucible of prolonged struggles of anti-colonial resistance in Asia, Africa and Latin America, but were born of the political exigencies of imperial powers.

Feminist Afterlives of Colonialism

updated: 
Monday, January 16, 2023 - 1:53pm
Decolonial Philosophies Collaboratory at the University of Oregon
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 30, 2023

Feminist Afterlives of Colonialism is a two-day, interdisciplinary conference on the topic of critical feminist approaches to the coloniality of gender that will be held at the University of Oregon on May 12th - 13th, 2023.

 

Russia and/in America

updated: 
Wednesday, January 4, 2023 - 10:17am
Ashley Rattner
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 15, 2023

Since the dawn of the Cold War, U.S. popular culture has been saturated with narratives that pit a morally-righteous United States against a sinister, duplicitous Russia–a binary foundational to postwar American Studies. In the wake of the Russian invasion of Ukraine–and the attacks on democracy and human rights that it entails–the image of a menacing Russian presence is once again salient. Rather than redeploying a Cold War logic designed to disavow the sordid histories of the United States, this panel asks how we might approach the intertwined histories of Russia and the U.S. as a way of strengthening our critique of the oppression and exploitation perpetuated by both nations.

Call for chapters: Cyber feminism and Gender Violence in Social Media

updated: 
Wednesday, January 4, 2023 - 10:16am
Deepanjali Mishra, KIIT University
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, February 14, 2023

Call for chapters: Cyber feminism and Gender Violence in Social Media

  Editor: Deepanjali Mishra

 Call for Chapters:                         

 Proposal Submission deadline:   February 13, 2023

Full Chapters Due:                         June 14, 2023

 

 Introduction:

Feminism has always fought for asserting women’s rights and bringing out their needs and

justifies their struggle in order to be considered at par with their male counterparts. One of

their objectives was to bring down the atrocities faced by women due to the rigid norms

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