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Writing Back to Flannery O’Connor - Flannery O’Connor Society Panel @ MELUS 2024

Saturday, October 14, 2023 - 7:35pm
The Flannery O'Connor Society
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, November 8, 2023

Conference Theme: “Roots/Routes of Resistance and Resilience”

Call for Papers: “Writing Back to Flannery O’Connor”

Deadline extended to November 8th, 2023

The Flannery O’Connor Society seeks abstracts for a proposed in-person panel to be held at the Society for the Study of the Multi-Ethnic Literature of the United States’s (MELUS) annual conference at Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas from April 11-14, 2024.

Hip-hop Pedagogy in Post-secondary Classrooms (A Higher Ed Remix)

Friday, October 13, 2023 - 3:16pm
Prasad Bidaye, Humber College ITAL, NEMLA
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, October 15, 2023

As hip-hop turns 50 in 2023, there is much to celebrate and reflect on, including its impact on higher education. This session is engaged with questions about the latter: what is hip-hop doing in our classrooms and conversely, what are we doing with it in our teaching practice?

Gender and Sexuality Studies Fall Colloquium

Monday, September 18, 2023 - 1:24pm
Texas Tech Women's & Gender Studies Program
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 22, 2023

Texas Tech University’s 2023 Women’s and Gender Studies Fall Colloquium, to be held in person in Lubbock, Texas, on October 20, invites research proposals for individual papers or panels on topics relevant to gender and sexuality studies in contemporary society.    The colloquium is interdisciplinary. Perspectives from anthropology, art, business, communication, education, economics, film, history, journalism, languages, law, linguistics, literature, medicine, music, philosophy, political science, popular culture, psychology, religion, and sociology are welcome. Please submit a 250-word abstract or panel proposal to 

Teaching While Anxious: The Pedagogy of Anxiety in 2024

Monday, September 18, 2023 - 1:24pm
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, September 30, 2024

In a 2019 special issue of Pedagogy, Shawna Ross and Douglass Dowland coined the term “Anxious Pedagogies” to encourage approaches that would theorize the complex functions of anxiety in the classroom.  Ross and Dowland posit the composition classroom as “a site of a seldom-described but sensorially palpable risk for both student and instructor” (510).  Today, in the wake of a pandemic and skyrocketing rates of student and instructor anxiety, the humanities classroom has become an even riskier space in many ways, as global, local, political, and discipline-specific factors pose ever more explicit threats to the process of teaching and learning.


Narratives of Coercive Control: An International Conference

Friday, December 22, 2023 - 10:00am
University of York
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 15, 2024

Call for Papers: Narratives of Coercive Control

University of York, 19-20 April 2024

Bringing together literary critics, legal historians, and creative practitioners, this conference will provide the first in-depth analysis of literary representations of coercive control. We invite proposals for 20-minute papers or creative submissions that draw out ways in which coercive control has been identified and interrogated by writers from the 1800s to the present day. 

Radical Print Cultures in the US South: A One-Day Conference

Monday, September 18, 2023 - 1:23pm
University of Leeds
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, October 31, 2023

Call for Papers: Radical Print Cultures in the US South

University of Leeds, 15th February 2024

KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Professor Sharon Monteith (Nottingham Trent University), author of SNCC’s Stories: The African American Freedom Movement in the Civil Rights South (Athens, GA: University of Georgia Press, 2020).