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ONE HUNDRED YEARS OF T.S. ELIOT’S THE WASTE LAND

updated: 
Thursday, November 10, 2022 - 3:42pm
MELOW The Society for the Study of the Multi-Ethnic Literatures of the World
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, December 15, 2022

 

CALL FOR PAPERS

 

FOR PUBLICATION IN MEJO (MELOW Journal) 2022

 

ONE HUNDRED YEARS OF T.S. ELIOT’S THE WASTE LAND

 

Way Out West: People, Places, and Politics beyond Boundaries

updated: 
Friday, November 18, 2022 - 12:46pm
Western Literature Association
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 1, 2023

Artists and writers have long been deconstructing dominant notions of the American West. In 1957, jazz saxophonist Sonny Rollins released Way Out West, a record that drew inspiration from California landscapes, TV Westerns, and overlooked Black cowboys. The album cover depicts Rollins outfitted as a gunfighter in desert surrounds, complete with cacti and a sun-bleached cattle skull. Where you might expect to find a big iron on his hip, he cradles his tenor sax. Today, artists like Orville Peck continue to revise, rewrite, and expand the boundaries of what we might consider the story of the West both in sound, style, and location—the South African-born crooner, now based out of Canada, has gained major success on the U.S.

August Wilson Society's Biennial Colloquium: Excavating New Critical Landscapes for August Wilson Studies

updated: 
Thursday, December 29, 2022 - 2:09am
August Wilson Society and the August Wilson African American Cultural Center
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 15, 2023

“The August Wilson Archive is our most important [collection] to date, and we believe it will present innumerable opportunities for local, national, and international researchers

to create new knowledge.”

Kornelia Tancheva, PhD, Hillman University Librarian and Director of University of Pittsburgh Library System (ULS)

The August Wilson Society (AWS) joins the City of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, the University
of Pittsburgh Library System (ULS), the August Wilson African American Cultural Center, and theater lovers around the world in celebrating the grand opening of the August Wilson Archive in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, March 2-4, 2023.

African Literature Association Panel (DEADLINE EXTENDED)

updated: 
Sunday, December 4, 2022 - 9:01pm
African Literature Association
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, December 10, 2022

Intra-African Migration and Kinship Structures: Reframing Afropolitanism  

 

Afropolitanism has generated a great deal of debate and discussion, and many panels on Afropolitanism have been organized at African Literature Association conferences since the first such a panel in 2015.  These discussions often point out how Afropolitan concepts can question national and geographical affiliations and dislodge fixed ideas of belonging in the contemporary world. Too often the scholarship focuses on Africans’ connections to the West, a focus that has provoked significant controversies and disagreements.

DFW 2023 - David Foster Wallace - Gettysburg, PA - June 22-24, 2023

updated: 
Thursday, November 10, 2022 - 3:41pm
International David Foster Wallace Society
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, January 10, 2023

International David Foster Wallace Society 2023
“The Subject and Art”
Call for Abstracts
Gettysburg College
June 22 – 24, 2023
Conference Director: Vernon W. Cisney,
Chair and Associate Professor of Interdisciplinary Studies, Gettysburg College
Keynote Speaker:
Lee Konstantinou, Associate Professor of English, University of Maryland, College Park,
Author of The Last Samurai Reread and Cool Characters: Irony and American Fiction

Association of Adaptation Studies Conference 2023, 7-9 June, Birmingham UK

updated: 
Thursday, November 10, 2022 - 3:41pm
University of Birmingham
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 9, 2022

We are pleased to announce that the 2023 Association of Adaptation Studies Conference is taking place at the University of Birmingham. Please see below for the call for papers, and check back for more details of the conference as we get closer to the event. 

Call for papers

Authenticity and Adaptation: Association of Adaptation Studies Conference

SEX, SEXUALITY AND SEXUAL RELATIONSHIPS IN SCIENCE FICTION

updated: 
Thursday, November 10, 2022 - 3:53pm
Daniele ANDRE for Stella Incognita
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, January 3, 2023

SEX, SEXUALITY AND SEXUAL RELATIONSHIPS IN SCIENCE FICTION

  Stella Incognita Annual Conference Sorbonne University, Institute of Slavic Studies, Paris

April, 5 – 7 2023

  Call for Papers

 

Investigating Medical Drama TV series: approaches and perspectives

updated: 
Thursday, November 17, 2022 - 4:25am
University of Bologna
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, February 15, 2023

Call for papers - Media Mutations 14
Investigating Medical Drama TV series: approaches and perspectives

Bologna, Dipartimento delle Arti – DAMSLab, May 18th-19th, 2023

Organized by Stefania Antonioni (Università degli Studi di Urbino Carlo Bo) and Marta Rocchi (Università di Bologna).

In collaboration with the research project “Narrative Ecosystem Analysis and Development framework (NEAD framework). A systemic approach to contemporary serial product. The medical drama case”

Confirmed keynote speaker:

Irene Cambra Badii (Universitat de Vic – Universitat Central de Catalunya)