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Relational Forms VI

Relational Forms VI
Imag(in)ing the Nation:
Literature, the Arts and Processes of National Construction

2 – 4 December 2021

an international conference hosted by the
Faculty of Arts and Humanities, University of Porto, Portugal

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Transcultural Perspectives

International Conference at Le Mans University in association with the University of Latvia

May 19-20, 2022

Transcultural Perspectives in Language, Literature and Culture in the 21st century

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PJAS Special Issue 2022 CFP

POLISH JOURNAL FOR AMERICAN STUDIES
SPECIAL ISSUE 2022
GLOBAL CINEMA/AMERICAN IMAGINARY
CALL FOR PAPERS

For more than a century now America’s visual legacy has been considered the chief contributor to the field of global cinema. This legacy conceptualizing the U.S.A. as, basically, visualized space, has similarly – and strongly – influenced global audiences’ conceptions of America and cinema as a medium. However, as both American studies and film studies do evolve, the question arises of how, at present, these two scholarly disciplines can be rethought and reinvented. In other words: has our perception of what it takes for a movie to be identified as American changed?; how does America matter in the contemporary global cinematic context?; how does this context offer itself to America so that she can be visible as (in)operative in it? – these are just a few of the questions that this special issue of PJAS would like to approach.

Referring, via the title, to the anthology of essays American Cinema and the Southern Imaginary which, back in 2011, recreated the traditional vision/s of the South and southern cinema, we want to invite scholars to help us complicate the above mentioned issues by offering us what they believe is now cinematically American (and/or America-filmed) “visualization/s” of: history, literature, politics, religion, food, education, culture, economics etc. With a multitude of – undoubtedly – colliding visions, we hope we can make these issues denser than they appear to be at present.

Submission details

The deadline for this year’s volume is January 31st, 2022.

The length of submission should be between 5,000 and 9,000 words.

We follow the MLA format for references and bibliography

A submission should be sent by e-mail as a Word attachment to Beata Zawadka at:

beata.zawadka@usz.edu.pl

For more information on the journal see https://paas.org.pl/pjas/

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Risk and safety

Risk and safety conference

We are honored to announce the 9th International Conference on Language, Literature & Culture and Crossroads III Conference. This combined conference is organized jointly by the University of Białystok (Poland) and Çankaya University (Ankara, Turkey) on October 14-15, 2021 in Białystok, Poland, and the topical theme of the conference will be “Risk and Safety” in different areas of human sciences.

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Call for Papers: Explorations (2021)

CALL FOR PAPERS 2021

Explorations: A Journal of Language and Literature is a peer-refereed online journal published by the Department of the English Language and the Department of English Language Literatures at Opole University, Poland (for more information and the current issue see http://www.explorations.uni.opole.pl). For the next issue of the journal, to be published in December 2021 we invite articles addressing language- and literature related topics in an original and innovative way. We welcome interdisciplinary approaches ranging across linguistics, critical theory, literary studies, cultural studies and translation studies (theoretical or applied). Each submitted article will be peer-reviewed by academic experts selected from relevant fields of research.
Contributions are expected by June 30, 2021. Notifications of acceptance will be sent by September 30, 2021.
For style sheet and further information, please consult the journal web page at http://www.explorations.uni.opole.pl.

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TSA 2021 Annual Conference

Transatlantic Studies Association
19th Annual Conference
Centre for International Studies, ISCTE-IUL, Lisbon
5-7 July 2021

Extended deadline for panel and paper proposals: 20 March 2021

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Delving into Urban Myths: The Works of Charles De Lint

Dear Colleagues,

We would like to invite you to submit chapter proposals for the edited volume on the works of Charles de Lint, a major Canadian author of speculative fiction, under the working title “Delving into Urban Myths: The Works of Charles De Lint”. The deadline for abstracts of the proposed chapters is 30.04.2020. You will find more details in the attached call for papers.

Kind regards,
Sylwia Borowska-Szerszun (University of Białystok, Poland)
Weronika Łaszkiewicz (University of Białystok, Poland)
Editors

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When American Television Became American Literature

When American Television Became American Literature

**** Please note this is an up-dated posting for a volume originally entitled, The Platinum Age of American Television ****

Title: When American Television Became American Literature
Publisher: Brill Publishers (European Perspectives on the United States series)

Editor: Ben Alexander
Contact: Benalexander@fas.harvard.edu

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Media in America, America in Media 2021

Online Conference

Media in America, America in Media

25-26 March 2021

UMCS Lublin, Poland

Submissions: January 15, 2021

Website: https://mediainamericaconference.wordpress.com/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MediaAmericaConference

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At the Dusk of Literature? – online conference

Online Conference

At the Dusk of Literature? – 21st-century North American writing in extremis.

Department of North American Literature & Culture
University of Łódź, Poland

(June 25-26, 2021)

Call for papers (docx)

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USSO Call For Contributions

USSO Call For Contributions poster

Click here for more details (pdf)

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CFP: The Platinum Age of American Television

Call for Papers: The Platinum Age of American Television

Editor: Ben Alexander Benalexander@fas.harvard.edu
Publisher: Brill Publishers (series, European Perspectives on the United States)

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Rocznik Komparatystyczny 11 (2020)

Rocznik Komparatystyczny
Comparative Yearbook
11 (2020)
CFP

We invite proposals for articles to be published in this 11/2020 issue of Rocznik Komparatystyczny / Comparative Yearbook titled “Melodrama: Transcultural Considerations”.

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Extreme 21 – PJAS special issue

ExtReme 21: Going Beyond in Post-Millennial North-American Literature and Culture

Polish Journal for American Studies

Special issue, Fall 2021

The ExRe(y) project invites proposals for articles to be published in a special issue of Polish Journal for American Studies titled “ExtReme 21: Going Beyond in Post-Millennial North-American Literature and Culture” (Fall 2021).

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After Postmodernism: American Studies In The 21st Century

The Department of English Language and Literature
National and Kapodistrian University of Athens
in collaboration with the Hellenic Association for American Studies (HELAAS)
invites you to participate in the international conference:

After Postmodernism: American Studies In The 21st
Century

Extended deadline for proposal submission: 31 May 2020

Download CFP (pdf)

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