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Call for Papers and Creative Writing

Monday, November 7, 2016 - 10:09am
the quint / University College of the North
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, November 30, 2016


The quint’s thirty third issue is issuing a call for theoretically informed and historically grounded submissions of scholarly interest—as well as creative writing, original art, interviews, and reviews of books.  The deadline for this call is 30th November 2016—but please note that we accept manu/digi-scripts at any time.

All contributions accompanied by a short biography will be forwarded to a member of the editorial board.  Manuscripts must not be previously published or submitted for publication elsewhere while being reviewed by the quint’s editors or outside readers.

Elegy: A CALLALOO Special Issue

Friday, November 4, 2016 - 9:17am
CALLALOO Journal of African Diaspora Arts & Letters
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, February 24, 2017

Callaloo invites papers for a special issue on Elegy guest edited by Joshua Bennett (Harvard University).


Who cannot think

our elegies are endless endlessly

and the words

we put to them too often unheard and hurried?

­—Terrance Hayes


We don’t die. We multiply.

—Robin Harris



Project Description:

Captivity Narratives

Friday, November 4, 2016 - 9:20am
Southwest Popular and American Culture Association
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, November 15, 2016

Southwest Popular / American Culture Association 38th Annual Conference

 Albuquerque, NM February 15-18, 2017

Hyatt Regency Albuquerque

330 Tijeras

Albuquerque, NM 87102

Phone: 1.505.842.1234

Fax: 1.505.766.6710

Panels are now forming for presentations regarding all aspects (historical, literary, cultural, etc.) of Captivity Narratives. All topics and approaches to the genre are welcomed. Graduate students/future teachers are particularly welcome to participate (with monetary awards for the best graduate student papers) - or to simply register to attend the conference and its captivity narrative panels.

CALL FOR PAPERS - Global Journal of English Language and Literature

Tuesday, November 1, 2016 - 10:46am
Global Journal of English Language and Literature
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, November 15, 2016

CALL FOR PAPERS Papers are invited for the Volume 4, Issue 2 of the Global Journal of English Language and Literature (ISSN 2320-4397) to be published in November 2016. The forthcoming issue will be an Open Issue. The journal features densely theoretical and analytical writings that focus on various aspects of English Studies which address/approach the research problems with methods of and insights borrowed from multiple established disciplines. Accepted papers will be published after peer-review process. This is an online electronic journal and there will be no hard copy of the issues. There are no publication fees or handling charges. The last date for submission is 15th November, 2016. 

Edwidge Danticat Society at ALA, Boston May 25-28, 2017

Tuesday, November 1, 2016 - 10:49am
The Edwidge Danticat Society
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, December 20, 2016

ALA Boston 2017


The American Literature Association Conference

May 25-28, 2017

The Westin Copley Place in Boston, MA

Creative Writing Panel

Tuesday, November 1, 2016 - 10:52am
African Literature Association
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, November 10, 2016


Call for Papers, African Literature Association Conference at Yale University in June 14-17, 2017:

A Creative Writing Panel  

This panel invites writers of poetry and fiction to submit a selection of their creative work. The creative work presented should engage with both the formal concerns of genre and the connections between identity and the diaspora.  Poets and writers who have pieces that experiment with and merge creative and critical examinations of a) the politics of identity in the diaspora, b) popular arts and aesthetics, or c) any of the main topics of this year’s conference are encouraged to submit their work.

Hybridity and Monstrosity

Tuesday, November 29, 2016 - 11:20am
University of Texas at Dallas Arts and Humanities Graduate Student Association
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, December 31, 2016


Conference website:



University of Texas at Dallas
Arts & Humanities Graduate Student Association

February 24 and February 25, 2017

Keynote speakers: Dr. Nnedi Okorafor and Dr. Stephen T. Asma

 Theme: Hybridity and Monstrosity

Submission Deadline: December 31 , 2016


When Jazz meets Cinema

Friday, October 28, 2016 - 10:08am
Centro Studi Opera Omnia Luigi Boccherini
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, March 12, 2017

5-7 May 2017

Lovere (BG), Auditorium di Villa Milesi

Percival Everett and the American West

Friday, October 28, 2016 - 10:09am
Michael Johnson / Western Literature Association
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 30, 2016

Call for Papers for a Panel on Percival Everett and the American West at the 2017 American Literature Association Meeting (Boston; May 25-28)

Harriet Beecher Stowe at the American Literature Association and Graduate Student Paper Award

Sunday, October 30, 2016 - 11:09pm
Harriet Beecher Stowe Society
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, December 15, 2016

The Harriet Beecher Stowe Society invites proposals for ALA 2017 and would like to call your attention to our Up and Coming scholar award for graduate students.  


Call for Papers 

Harriet Beecher Stowe Society

American Literature Association 2017

Deadline for Submissions:  January 6, 2017

Boston, MA

May 25-28


Harriet Beecher Stowe and Popular Culture