Here is a list of Calls For Papers for sessions being proposed by the Russian & Eurasian Forum, Slavic & East European Forum, and AATSEEL. Note that some sessions may not be guaranteed inclusion in the final program. This post will be updated as additional CFPs are posted. Please consider submitting an abstract!
Alignment after "Alignment": Speculative Futurities and Utopia(s) Post-1989
Papers on post-Cold War transnational collective/political imaginaries tracing intersections across the "Non-Aligned" and (post)Soviet "Aligned" nations, with specific attention to constructions of race/ethnicity as well as questions of (dis)location in the era of global "totality."
Proposals of 250 words and a brief bio to Magalí Armillas-Tiseyra (firstname.lastname@example.org) and Leah Feldman (email@example.com) by March 9.
Ideologies of Health in Soviet and Post-Soviet Literatures and Media
Examining representations of illness and healthcare, from Soviet propaganda campaigns to critical inventions in any former Soviet Republic.
200-word abstract and CV to Jeff Gatrall (firstname.lastname@example.org) by March 15.
The Global Far North: Arctic Literatures
The Global South has challenged Eurocentric narratives; what of the Global (Extreme) North? Colonial encounters; environmental extremes; imperial and indigenous literatures in the Arctic.
200-word abstract and CV or brief bio to Rebecca Stanton (email@example.com) by March 15.
Imported Paper and 19th-Century Literature
In countries that were not paper-independent -- such as the US, Britain, and Russia -- imported paper was a luxury good and a necessity for writers. How did they write about it; how did it matter?
250-word abstracts to Gabriella Safran (firstname.lastname@example.org) and Jonathan Senchyne (email@example.com) by March 15.
Empires on the Margins
Representations of empire in imperial cultures outside the typical province of colonial studies, such as Russian, Ottoman, or Japanese.
200-word abstract and 3-page CV to Edyta Bojanowska (firstname.lastname@example.org) and Vitaly Chernetsky (email@example.com) by March 15.
Tolstoy as a Modern Social Thinker
Tolstoy’s ideas about the workings of society and state; his national and global interventions. Are they relevant today?
200-word abstract and 3-page CV to Edyta Bojanowska (firstname.lastname@example.org) by March 15.
Ministries of Disinformation
Fresh readings of texts, discourses, and practices that trouble the boundary between fiction and nonfiction, reportage and reporting, news and whatever is not news.
200-word abstract and CV to Benjamin Paloff (email@example.com) by March 15.