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Building Communities of Resistance: bell hooks’ Life, Work, and Impact

updated: 
Wednesday, January 5, 2022 - 11:38am
College English
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, March 1, 2022

Call for Proposals

Theme Issue of College English:

Building Communities of Resistance: bell hooks’ Life, Work, and Impact

 

When we talk about that which will sustain and nurture our spiritual growth as a people, we must once again talk about the importance of community. For one of the most vital ways we sustain ourselves is by building communities of resistance, places where we know we are not alone.

—bell hooks
Yearning: Race, Gender, and
Cultural Politics, 1999 (p. 213) 

Indiana English : Journal Submissions

updated: 
Thursday, January 6, 2022 - 12:41pm
Indiana English (supported by the Indiana College English Association)
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, December 31, 2022

 Indiana English is a competitive, peer-reviewed academic journal where faculty-scholars and graduate students alike can publish literary criticism, creative works, pedagogical scholarship, or other work in their fields. The journal is published online and is open access. Indiana English encourages submissions on the role of English studies in the Midwest but will consider submissions on any topic related to English literature and criticism, linguistics, or pedagogy. We also publish original creative work (fiction, poetry, creative and literary nonfiction, and photography).

EXTENDED DEADLINE AND MOVED TO ONLINE FORMAT (EXTENDED DEADLINE AND MOVED TO ONLINE FORMAT → Conferencia para estudiantes graduados GRAPHSY: Identidades Híbridas: la imaginación de lo social)

updated: 
Wednesday, January 5, 2022 - 11:37am
Georgetown University
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 14, 2022

NEW! EXTENDED DEADLINE AND MOVED TO ONLINE FORMAT → Conferencia para estudiantes graduados GRAPHSY: Identidades Híbridas: la imaginación de lo social / a imaginação do social

  1. Online (Georgetown University): 18 de febrero

  2. Deadline call for abstracts: 14 de enero

Please, consider sending an abstract and sharing this information with graduate students.

Website: https://spanport.georgetown.edu/graphsy-2022/

ACCESS: 17th Annual Midwest Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference (Hybrid)

updated: 
Wednesday, January 5, 2022 - 11:37am
The MIGC at University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, January 20, 2022

MIGC 2022: Access February 18th-20th, 2022, Hybrid

The 17th Annual Midwest Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference at The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee 

Keynote Speaker: Brian Dobreski, The University of Tennessee Knoxville

Call for Submissions - DEADLINE: Thursday, January 20th, 2022

Submit your proposal: https://forms.gle/GPURmjiVFJ1rJHvE7

Please direct any questions to: themigc@gmail.com

ACCESS

Revealing Posthuman Encounters in Performance

updated: 
Wednesday, January 5, 2022 - 11:37am
Stefano Boselli and Sarah Lucie
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, February 28, 2022

CALL FOR CONTRIBUTORS 

Revealing Posthuman Encounters in Performance

Edited by Stefano Boselli and Sarah Lucie 

to be published by Routledge

Abstract proposals due by February 28, 2022

Revealing Posthuman Encounters in Performance is an intervention to reframe current theatre studies methodologies to attend to the broader spectrum of non-human actors and the crucial ways they exert agency in the theatre event. 

CALL-FOR-PAPERS on Caste, Social Formation and Political Mobilization

updated: 
Thursday, January 6, 2022 - 5:02am
Centre for Social Studies, Netaji Subhas Open University
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 16, 2022

Caste and caste-based practices are understood to be predominantly associated with the Indian subcontinent and broadly Hinduism. This structural, exclusionary process operates on entrenched, subconscious notions of heritable hierarchy, trans-historically modified by capitalism, environmental progressions, liberal democratization, globalization and other complex socioeconomic rocesses. The changing dynamics of these complex social patterns are equally susceptible to postmodern discourses of categories and identities, decolonial and postcolonial critical movements and political imaginaries that range from reification of status quo to challenging the immutability of the nation state.

'Women's Genre Writing: From Turkey to the Rest of the World'

updated: 
Monday, January 10, 2022 - 3:46am
Ozyegin University
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 30, 2022

'Women's Genre Writing: From Turkey to the Rest of the World'
A one-day, online symposium, 29 April 2022
Organized as part of the Muslim Women’s Popular Fiction Network
Özyeğin University
With support from the Arts and Humanities Research Council of the UK

 

 Keynote Speakers:

 Maureen Freely (The University of Warwick)
 Aron Aji (The University of Iowa)

Dancing Resilience: Dance Studies and Activism in a Global Age

updated: 
Wednesday, January 5, 2022 - 11:37am
Dance Studies Association
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, February 15, 2022

Vancouver, located on the unceded territories of the Musqueam, Squamish, and Tsleil-Waututh Nations, has long been a site of occupation, exchange, defiance and resilience. From time immemorial, it has been a location of trade and traversal across coastal Indigenous communities of the Pacific and, in more recent centuries, a place where other diverse cultures from across the world have also negotiated relation across colonial pathways and settlements. Vancouver is a site of multiple Nation to Nation relationships. It is a site of resistance as well as capitulation to uneven development, neoliberal markets, colonial laws, and to exclusion – situations exacerbated by the recent pandemic.

BWWC "Borders" May 19-21, 2022

updated: 
Wednesday, January 5, 2022 - 11:37am
British Women Writers Association
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 14, 2022

The organizers of the 2022 British Women Writers Conference held this year at Baylor University invite papers and panel proposals interpreting the theme of “Borders” in 18th- and 19th-century British women’s writing. In response to the 2021 BWWC “Reorientations,” panels and papers on topics related to race and ethnicity are especially welcome. 

Fantasy Literature: A Companion [UPDATE]

updated: 
Saturday, April 16, 2022 - 9:01pm
Editor Dr. Charul ("Chuckie") Palmer-Patel
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, October 1, 2022

While fantasy fiction has become incredibly popular and prolific in these last few decades, the appeal of fantastical literature dates back to antiquity, as mythologies, legends, and encounters with the supernatural have formed a large part of narrative traditions in every culture and language. This companion seeks to update and address underexamined areas of fantasy fiction, with the chief aim to provide a global introduction to English-language and English-translation fantasy fiction. This collection will focus on the contemporary written word (narrative prose) produced in late 20th and early 21st century.

Richard Wright Society Announces Two ALA Sessions

updated: 
Wednesday, January 5, 2022 - 11:37am
Alison Arant, Wagner College
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 21, 2022

American Literature Association

May 26-29, 2022

Palmer House, Chicago, Illinois

 

In an effort to organize a new Richard Wright Society, this call announces two sessions on Wright, along with an organizing meeting, to take place at the 33rd Annual American Literature Association Conference.

 

Roundtable: Richard Wright’s Place in the Canon

*Final Call* Investigating the Hardwood – Interdisciplinary Analyses of and Reflections on Professional Basketball

updated: 
Wednesday, January 5, 2022 - 11:36am
Till Neuhaus & Niklas Thomas (Eds.)
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 17, 2022

As a sport, basketball follows a certain set of rules and conventions which serve as a framework for players, coaches, and teams to play the sport. By their very nature, these rules are meritocratic which means that all participants are equal on the court, play by the same rules, and the only relevant (read as: game deciding) factors are effort, skill, and fortune. Such a perspective on basketball and sports leads certain fans and observers to statements such as “politics should be kept out of sports”.

Call for Papers - Critical Essays on the Highlander Franchise

updated: 
Thursday, June 30, 2022 - 12:41pm
Michele Brittany
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, December 31, 2022

Call for Papers

Critical Essays on the Highlander Franchise

Abstract Submission Deadline: This is an updated call - open until filled