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Orientation: This Way, That way, and the Other

updated: 
Sunday, November 27, 2022 - 3:23pm
Queen's Graduate Conference in Literature
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, February 17, 2023

The Graduate English Society at Queen’s University seeks abstracts for its hybrid 2023 graduate conference, “Orientation: This Way, That Way and the Other.” In addition to academic conference papers, we are looking for creative pieces that engage with the broad concept of orientation in various and imaginative ways.

CCLA Post-Magical Realist Worlds Research Group Special Topic Panel: "Salman Rushdie’s Oeuvre in the Reckoning and Re-imagining Conversation.”

updated: 
Saturday, December 17, 2022 - 2:41pm
Canadian Comparative Literature Association / Association Canadienne de Littérature Comparée (CCLA/ACLC)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 20, 2023

Canadian Comparative Literature Association / Association Canadienne de Littérature Comparée (CCLA/ACLC) Conference

May 29 to June 1, 2023 at York University, in conjunction with the 2023 Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences. 

Call for Special Topic Panel Paper Presentations 

The Post-Magical Realist Worlds research group invites contributions to the special topic panel: "Salman Rushdie’s Oeuvre in the Reckoning and Re-imagining Conversation.”

CCLA/ACLC Congress Theme: Reckonings and Re-imaginings in Comparative Literature

Extended deadline: Marilynne Robinson Society

updated: 
Sunday, November 27, 2022 - 3:23pm
American Literature Association Conference (ALA); Boston, MA; May 25-28, 2023
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 6, 2023

The Marilynne Robinson Society will be hosting a panel on a wide variety of topics connected to Robinson’s essays and novels at the annual conference of the American Literature Association.

The conference will take place in Boston, MA, May 25-28, 2023. 

Please submit a 350-word proposal and short bio to haein.park@biola.edu by Friday, January 6, 2023.

Extended deadline: Marilynne Robinson, Jesus and John Wayne, and the American Evangelical Tradition

updated: 
Sunday, November 27, 2022 - 3:23pm
American Literature Association Conference (ALA); Boston, MA
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 6, 2023

The Marilynne Robinson Society and the American Religion and Literature Society (ARLS) will hold a joint panel at the annual American Literature Association Conference (May 25-28, 2022; Boston, MA).  We are seeking papers that examine the author’s relationship to American evangelicalism.  Robinson’s spiritual vision has been shaped by the writings of Jonathan Edwards, who is considered to be the founding father of American evangelicalism.  How does Robinson’s body of work lead us to think critically about the evangelical tradition in the United States?  How do her essays and novels, particularly Gilead, provide a counter-narrative to the discourses found in modern and contemporary American evangelicalism?  In what ways can they respond to the inc

Reading Conflicts: Bodies, Spaces, Affects

updated: 
Wednesday, December 7, 2022 - 12:42pm
Department of English, The University of Massachusetts Amherst
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 15, 2023

As Russia began its invasion of Ukraine earlier this year, we saw a massive outpouring of
support and statements of solidarity from different corners of the globe. This news brought
conflict to the fore of white, US- and Euro-centric consciousness in a way that Palestine,
Kashmir, Yemen, Somalia, Afghanistan, and Armenia had failed to do. This impulse to
selectively engage and empathize invites a careful consideration of which conflicts find space
and articulation in particular discourses and, perhaps more importantly, which do not. We invite
you to think with us on conflict - excavate the ways in which it challenges or reinforces

Affective Labor (Special issue JMMLA)

updated: 
Sunday, November 27, 2022 - 3:37pm
Douglas Dowland
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, January 31, 2023

The Journal of the Midwest Modern Language Association invites submissions for its spring 2023 special issue focused on the theme “Affective Labor.” The special issue editors seek essays from across historical periods that address the role of affective labor in literature, film, and media. We seek analyses of the role of kin work, caring labor, nurturing and maternal activities; of pink collar, gendered labor; and other ways in which the affective is put to work, broadly conceived. The deadline for submissions is January 31, 2023.

A non-exhaustive list of subjects we would appreciate reading essays on includes:

EXTENDED CALL - ESRA Seminar: Ethics of Adapting Shakespeare’s Plays in Totalitarian Contexts

updated: 
Thursday, December 1, 2022 - 12:00pm
European Shakespeare Research Association
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, December 31, 2022

ESRA Seminar: Ethics of Adapting Shakespeare's Plays in Totalitarian Contexts

Seminar at the ESRA CONFERENCE - Budapest - July 6-9 2023 - https://esra2023.btk.ppke.hu/

Conveners: Shauna O’Brien (University of Łódź) shauna.obrien[at]filologia.uni.lodz.plEma Vyroubalová (Trinity College Dublin) vyroubae[at]tcd.ie

TextGenEd: Teaching with Text Generation Technologies

updated: 
Sunday, November 27, 2022 - 3:36pm
Carly Schnitzler / UNC-Chapel Hill
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, December 20, 2022

CALL FOR PROPOSALS: TextGenEd: Teaching with Text Generation Technologies 

Editors: 

Annette Vee, Assoc. Prof. of English and Dir. of Composition, University of Pittsburgh

Tim Laquintano, Assoc. Prof. of English and Dir. of College Writing Program, Lafayette College 

Carly Schnitzler, Ph.D. Candidate, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill

 

Robert Frost at the American Literature Association 2023

updated: 
Monday, November 28, 2022 - 3:21pm
The Robert Frost Society
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 15, 2023

The Robert Frost Society invites papers for a roundtable and a panel at the 2023 American Literature Association Conference, May 25-28, 2023 in Boston.

 

New Hampshire and Beyond: Robert Frost and His Successors (Roundtable)

Robert Frost's book New Hampshire turns 100 in 2023, and this roundtable contributes to a year-long exploration of and response to that groundbreaking volume, which won Frost the first of his four Pulitzer Prizes. The Frost Society welcomes 100- to 250-word proposals that reflect on the impact that the poems from New Hampshire had on Frost’s successors, and/or on how these poems anticipated some of the poet’s own later work.

 

“Disability (in) Literature in North Carolina" Special Feature Section

updated: 
Sunday, November 27, 2022 - 3:31pm
North Carolina Literary Review
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, August 31, 2023

The North Carolina Literary Review (NCLR) is seeking submissions of interviews and literary criticism for a special feature section on the theme of “Disability (in) Literature in North Carolina" for its 2024 issues.  Many North Carolina writers have written about their own experiences with chronic illness or disability, from Reynolds Price’s meditations on the spinal cancer that rendered him paraplegic in A Whole New Life: An Illness and a Healing (1994) to James Tate Hill’s recent memoir Blind Man’s Bluff (2021) about his experiences with Leber’s hereditary optic neuropathy, a condition that left him legally blind.