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MEMORY STUDIES IN LITERATURE (Call for Papers )

India
Organization: Amity University Rajasthan
Event: Call for Papers
Categories: Postcolonial, American, Hispanic & Latino, Comparative, Interdisciplinary, British, Popular Culture, Literary Theory, World Literatures, African-American, Colonial, Revolution & Early National, Transcendentalists, 1865-1914, 20th & 21st Century, Medieval, Early Modern & Renaissance, Long 18th Century, Romantics, Victorian, 20th & 21st Century, Aesthetics, Anthropology/Sociology, Classical Studies, Cultural Studies, Environmental Studies, Film, TV, & Media, Food Studies, History, Philosophy, African & African Diasporas, Asian & Asian Diasporas, Australian Literature, Canadian Literature, Caribbean & Caribbean Diasporas, Indian Subcontinent, Eastern European, Mediterranean, Middle East, Native American, Scandinavian, Pacific Literature
Event Date: 2022-07-30 to 2022-07-30 Abstract Due: 2022-05-31

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MEMORY STUDIES IN LITERATURE

 

I am everywhere,

I don't forget,

I remember and treasure every moment,

I operate on Individual and Collective level

I hover on everyone’s mind

I am Life’s narrative

I am MEMORY

 

Memory studies emerges as an academic field to study the usage of it as a tool for remembering the past.  It was always a fixation for the social thinkers. However, it was only in the late 19th and early 20th centuries that memory was studied from a social perspective.  Literature plays a  significant role in exhibiting memory as a narrative tool to manifest various social, political and cultural issues.

 

How can we precisely describe the role of literature in the field of Memory Studies?

 

How do Memory Studies and literary theories relate to processes of remembrance in literature?

 

How do literary texts mimetically shape processes of memory?

 

How do scriptures and folk studies make use of Memory narratives?

 

Is the field of Digital Humanities providing impetus for research on memory and literature?

 

Memory studies has emerged as a multidisciplinary field, beginning with individual memory  and growing apparently as social memory. There are different forms of remembering thereby forming the collective representations of the past and also a reservoir of cultural resources which later transformed as Social and Historical Identities. Memories are part of a larger process of cultural negotiation, which defines memories as narratives and as fluid and mediated cultural and personal traces of the past (Sturken, 2008). This suggests that Memory as narratives are fluid and enforces representation of the past in personal and social action.

 

Proposed articles may consider the following themes:

Memory  Studies and History

Memory  Studies and Psychology

Memory  Studies and narratology

Memory Studies and Partition Literature

Memory Studies and Folk Literature

Memory Studies and Epics

 

We encourage submissions from all language and literature departments and from all academic disciplines participating in Memory Studies (especially psychology, sociology, philosophy, cultural and media studies).

 

Editors: Dr Swati Kumari, Assistant Professor, JAIN (Deemed to-be) University Bangalore & Dr. Manoj Kumar, Asst. Professor, Amity University Rajasthan.

 

Editing Requirements:

? Font & size: Times New Roman 12, Spacing: 1.5 lines, Margin of 1 inch on all four sides ? Title of the paper: bold, Sentence case (Capitalize each word), centered

? Text of the paper: Justified. Font & Size: Times New Roman – 12

? References: Please follow MLA style (latest)

? Articles should be submitted as MS Word attachments only ? The length of article should be 3000-5000 words

 

Important Dates:

 

30 May 2022- Abstract along with a brief 30th Bio-note

30th July 2022- Full Paper

15th June – Intimation of Acceptance Authentic, scholarly and unpublished research papers are invited from scholars/ faculty/ researchers/ writers/ professors from all over the world. The book will be published with an ISBN by a renowned publisher.

 

 

Full papers should be sent on the email id:-

criticalessays20@gmail.com

 

 

 

criticalessays20@gmail.com

Manoj Kumar