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Teaching the Global Eighteenth Century [Roundtable at the American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies Annual Meeting, March 9-11, 2023, St. Louis, MO]

updated: 
Tuesday, October 4, 2022 - 8:47am
Geremy Carnes
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, October 24, 2022

We seek presentations on any aspect of teaching the eighteenth-century within a global context. Presentations might focus on strategies for teaching transcultural and transnational encounters; travel, trade, or colonialism; eighteenth-century world literatures; or any text or set of texts—written, oral, visual, aural, or material—that “globalizes” students’ engagement with the eighteenth century. We welcome presentations on the teaching of subject matter that exposes, interrogates, unsettles, decenters, or displaces a Eurocentric world view.

October 24, 2022, is the extended deadline.

ECOCRITICAL RESPONSES: HUMAN RIGHTS OVER EXTRACTIVISM

updated: 
Tuesday, August 30, 2022 - 11:23am
Diana Aldrete
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 30, 2022

NeMLA 2023 (March 23 - 26, 2023; Niagara Falls, NY)

 

ECOCRITICAL RESPONSES: HUMAN RIGHTS OVER EXTRACTIVISM

Co-Chaired: Diana Aldrete (Trinity College) and Melissa McCarron (University at Buffalo)

Apocalypse, Dystopia, and Disaster Area

updated: 
Tuesday, August 30, 2022 - 11:21am
Shane Trayers/ SWPACA
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, October 31, 2022

Call for Papers

Apocalypse, Dystopia, and Disaster

Southwest Popular / American Culture Association (SWPACA)

 

44th Annual Conference, February 22-25, 2023

Marriott Albuquerque

Albuquerque, New Mexico

http://www.southwestpca.org

Submissions open on August 15, 2022

Proposal submission deadline: October 31, 2022

 

'Living fame no fortune can confound': Richard Barnfield's Legacy

updated: 
Tuesday, August 30, 2022 - 11:23am
Sapienza University of Rome
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 30, 2022

“Living fame no fortune can confound”: Richard Barnfield’s Legacy
Sapienza University of Rome, 9-10 February 2023

Co-organized by:

Camilla Caporicci (University of Perugia)
Fabio Ciambella (Sapienza University of Rome)
Cristiano Ragni (University of Verona)

Confirmed keynote speakers:

Tania Demetriou (University of Cambridge)
Andrew Hadfield (University of Sussex)

Affective Possibilities of Post/Decolonial Eco-literature

updated: 
Tuesday, August 30, 2022 - 11:21am
Valerie Fryer-Davis
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 30, 2022

As more climate doomsday predictions continue to surface from scientists, journalists, and scholars, the fight to combat global climate collapse can sometimes feel hopeless—petrified by the saturation of negative affects in literary, theoretical, and cultural production. While continuing with neoliberal business-as-usual is untenable, scholars have begun to recognize that doom and gloom predictions alone actually make individuals less likely to act.

Chapters for The Poetics of Grief and Melancholy in East-West Conflicts and Reconciliations

updated: 
Tuesday, August 30, 2022 - 11:20am
Dr Kelly Chan
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 9, 2022

Chapters for The Poetics of Grief and Melancholy in East-West Conflicts and Reconciliations

We are inviting chapter proposals for the edited book The Poetics of Grief and Melancholy in East-West Conflicts and Reconciliations. It is a collection of academic essays that examines the representation, aesthetics, dilemma and/or dichotomy of the notions of grief and melancholy in East-West exchanges and cultural dialogues. Contributors can explore the topic in the dimensions of individual behaviors under specific social norms and cultural products such as literature, film, music, art, theatre performance and any other forms of arts/genres etc.

Teaching American Literature: A Journal of Theory and Practice (TALTP) Winter 2022

updated: 
Tuesday, August 30, 2022 - 11:22am
Patricia Bostian / Central Piedmont Community College
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, November 15, 2022

The online peer-reviewed journal Teaching American Literature: A Journal of Theory and Practice (TALTP) is seeking articles for its Winter 2022 issue. Deadline for article submission is November 15. Visit the web site at 

https://www.cpcc.edu/teaching-american-literature-journal-theory-and-practice

for submission guidelines and send manuscripts to Patricia Bostian at Patricia.Bostian@cpcc.edu.

International Conference on Anglo-Portuguese Studies III: A Tribute to Professor Maria Leonor Machado de Sousa, OBE (1932-2021)

updated: 
Tuesday, August 30, 2022 - 11:21am
International Conference on Anglo-Portuguese Studies III, CDETAPS, Universidade Nova
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, October 15, 2022

International Conference onAnglo-Portuguese Studies III: a tribute to Professor Maria Leonor Machado de Sousa, OBE (1932-2021)

Venue: Faculdade de Ciências Sociais eHumanas
Universidade Nova de Lisboa
Campus de Campolide

Lisbon, Portugal, 24-26 November 2022

CETAPS (Centre for English, Translation and Anglo-Portuguese Studies) is pleased to announce its 3rd International ConferenceonAnglo-Portuguese Studies, a 3-day conference on topics related to Anglo-Portuguese historical, literary and cultural relations. We also welcome papers on Luso-American exchanges, Anglo-Iberian relations and papers that make comparisons and connections between Portuguese- speakingand Anglophone countries.

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS: Thinking Gender 2023, "Transforming Research: Feminist Methods for Times of Crisis and Possibility"

updated: 
Tuesday, August 30, 2022 - 11:09am
UCLA Center for the Study of Women | Barbra Streisand Center
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, October 23, 2022

 UCLA Center for the Study of Women | Barbra Streisand Center PresentsTHINKING GENDER 2023
TRANSFORMING RESEARCH:
FEMINIST METHODS FOR TIMES OF CRISIS AND POSSIBILITY
Thursday, February 23, 2023 (Virtual) and
Friday, February 24, 2023 (In Person)
UCLA
 CALL FOR ABSTRACTS
Submission deadline: October 23, 2022, at 11:59PM PDT

Archives of the Planetary Mine: Culture, Nature Extraction, and Energy Across the Americas, 1900s-2000s

updated: 
Tuesday, August 30, 2022 - 11:19am
Stockholm University / KTH, Royal Institute of Technology
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, September 15, 2022

With the turn towards extractivism and energy as objects for critical inquiry, minerals and fossil fuels have become crucial additions to categories of cultural, political, and materialist analyses. The international workshop Archives of the Planetary Mine will explore the intersections between culture, materiality, politics, energy consumption, and extractivism across the Americas, throughout the twentieth and twenty-first centuries. Its purpose is to address the geohistorical magnitudes of energy consumption and critical engagements with the logic of extraction as a condition of possibility for cultural production.

Genres of the Atlantic

updated: 
Tuesday, August 30, 2022 - 11:08am
American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, October 3, 2022

In his seminal work, Poetics of Relation (1990), Édouard Glissant posited the term “commonplace” as a means to rethink the role of genre in a transatlantic frame. Taking as its object the "flood of convergences, publishing itself in the guise of the commonplace,” this formulation complicates any attempt to read genre as a closed system of inherited traits. Rather, the notion of the commonplace draws our attention to the unspoken norms that sustain literary communities across time and space. Positive in Glissant’s account, commonplaces have also worked to police the boundaries of what counts as literature and who is counted within its canons of literary value.

ASECS 2023 Panel: Women Writers and Scientific Fiction(s) in Enlightenment France

updated: 
Tuesday, August 30, 2022 - 11:08am
American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, October 3, 2022

American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies

53rd Annual Meeting

Hyatt Regency St. Louis at the Arch

March 9-11, 2023

Full conference CFP and Submission Information: https://www.asecs.org/2023-call-for-papers

Panel #107. Women Writers and Scientific Fiction(s) in Enlightenment France 

Chair: Charlee Bezilla, George Washington University, cbezilla@gwu.edu

Asian Diaspora and Nation in Modern and Contemporary British Literature (CFP part of NeMLA)

updated: 
Tuesday, August 30, 2022 - 11:08am
NeMLA 2023
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 30, 2022

Is the UK a country of immigration? British immigration historian Panikos Panayi says yes. Although its history and founding are not comparable to that of the United States, which is synonymous with the history of immigration, the history of Britain is also not unrelated to immigration. On the contrary, for the past 200 years, immigration has been a major driving force in history, leading to significant changes in British society. In the context of the dissolution of the British Empire and the decline of the British economy after World War II, Englishness has emerged as a public concern by British people who ask themselves, “What is British?” or “What is English?”.

call for book chapters--Post-Millennial Cultures of Fear in Literature

updated: 
Thursday, January 26, 2023 - 1:54pm
Cambridge Scholars Publishing (Collection Editors: Mustafa Kirca and Adelheid Rundholz)
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, March 1, 2023

Fear, Risk and Safety: Post-Millennial Cultures of Fear in Literature (Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2023) 

This volume will bring together original articles studying cultures of fear in literature with a specific emphasis on postmillennial texts and will investigate such subtopics and fields as post-millennial political fiction, post-postmodern rewritings, “the culture of fear,” “world risk theory,” the postcolonial novel, post-humanist writing, trauma narratives, literary disaster discourses, environmental literature, apocalyptic scenarios, and personal apocalypse writing in the 21st century.

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