We are excited to announce that 2022’s Keystone DH Conference will be held June 15-17 at Johns Hopkins University’s Center for Digital Humanities in Baltimore, MD. Keystone DH is an annual conference and a network of institutions and practitioners committed to advancing collaborative scholarship in digital humanities research and pedagogy across the Mid-Atlantic. It is the organizers’ hope that the event will be hybrid, with both online and in-person components.
The Comics and Popular Arts Conference (CPAC) invites submissions for our 15th Annual meeting in Atlanta, Georgia, September 1-5, 2022.
CPAC is an annual academic conference for the studies of comics and the popular arts, including science/speculative fiction and fantasy literature, film, and other media, comic books, manga, graphic novels, anime, gaming, etc., presented to a mixed audience of scholars and fans. The mission of CPAC is to promote scholarship on popular culture and to encourage the engagement between scholars and fans in order to deepen our understanding of comics and other popular arts. CPAC presentations are peer reviewed, based in scholarly research.
The Flannery O'Connor Society seeks abstracts for our Allied Session at the South Central Modern Language Association (SCMLA) Conference. The conference will take place in Memphis, Tennessee, from October 13-15, 2022. More information regarding the conference can be found here.
This year, we are particularly interested in projects that intersect with SCMLA's theme of movements, described below:
Call for seminar presentation proposals at the 16th ESSE (European Society for the Study of English) conference (Mainz, Germany, 29 August-2 September 2022)
CFP: Class and Contemporary UK Film and Television. Virtual Conference 7 July 2022
Contemporary film and TV in the UK appear to offer at least three interrelated problems for the lower socio-economic classes. There is imbalance, exploitation, and precarity in the industry; perennial problems around representation; and the inculcation of neoliberal ideology antithetical to social justice and equality. This free virtual conference, held by London Metropolitan University on Thursday 7th July 2022, is an opportunity to reflect upon and react to this scenario. Presenters will be welcome to develop their papers for submission to a special double edition of the Journal of Class and Culture.
modernism 1922 celebrating distinctions
14-17 September 2022 free online event
Call for Papers
The conference Modernism1922: Celebrating Distinctions will honour 1922 as annus mirabilis for modernism.
American Literature Association Annual Conference
May 26-29, 2022
The Kurt Vonnegut Society will sponsor two panels at the upcoming ALA Conference:
Vonnegut on Film
Robert Weide’s documentary Kurt Vonnegut: Unstuck in Time was released in theaters
on November 19, 2021, following a Kickstarter campaign and much anticipation from
Vonnegut fans and scholars alike. Weide’s work is the first full-length documentary film
addressing the author’s life and works. This session invites responses to the
documentary and to “Vonnegut on Film” more broadly.