Digital America is now accepting submissions for Issue No. 10. We are an online journal that focuses on digital art and culturewith an eye towards impactful perspectives in the digital age, as well as danalyzing what it means to live in our current political climate. We are looking for critical essays, film, artwork, design, and reviews that question, analyze, and/or hack the tools of digital culture. We are also interested in work that explores how new behaviors and global networks of power and influence are examining what it means to be American.
CALL FOR PAPERS: PRISON NARRATIVES AND CRIMINALIZATION
Anthurium: A Caribbean Studies Journal is seeking submissions for a special issue on “Prison Narratives and Criminalization.” Submissions may include scholarly essays, research articles, personal narratives, interviews, and oral histories or commentary. Articles should focus on any aspect of criminalization and/or imprisonment in North America.
Possible themes for submissions include:
“[E]ven the most abstract theories are, to varying degrees, informed by their subjective conditions of existence: by, that is, the inner psychic dynamics of the theorist” -- Stuart Hall, Familiar Stranger
“[T]heory can do more the closer it gets to the skin.” -- Sara Ahmed, Living a Feminist Life
HAS RECOVERY RUN OUT OF STEAM?PERSPECTIVES FROM THE BLACK NINETEENTH CENTURY
The Iowa Journal of Cultural Studies, a peer-reviewed academic journal edited by graduate students at the University of Iowa and dedicated to publishing cultural studies scholarship from both established and emerging scholars, is currently soliciting book reviews for our upcoming special issue: Transition/Transgress.
We are particularly interested in reviews of the following texts:
In The Wake: On Blackness and Being, Christina Sharpe (Duke 2016)
Queer Philologies: Sex, Language, and Affect in Shakespeare's Time, Jeffrey Masten (UPenn 2016)
No Tea, No Shade: New Writings in Black Queer Studies, edited by E. Patrick Johnson (Duke 2016)
Call for Papers:
Editors Gregory J. Hampton (Howard University) and Kendra R. Parker (Hope College) are seeking submissions for The Bloomsbury Companion to Octavia E. Butler. This book will be a collection of literary criticism and theory by an international range of contemporary scholars exploring major themes across the full span of Octavia Butler’s writing.
We welcome essays that survey past and current scholarship on Butler; however, we are most interested in work that will point forward to new directions and new agendas in Butler scholarship on both domestic and international levels.
EBAAS 2018 Call for Papers
The 32nd European Association for American Studies and 63rd British Association for American Studies Conference
4-7 April 2018
King’s College London, University College London and the British Library
Keynote Speakers: Bettye Collier-Thomas (Temple University), Jo Gill (University of Exeter), Pekka Hämäläinen (University of Oxford)
The World of Trump / Trump and the World
Pierre Guerlain (Université Paris-Nanterre) et Raphaël Ricaud (Université
Paul Valéry-Montpellier 3)
Trumpland isn’t just hell for Muslims, Hispanics, women, and other
vulnerable populations; it is hell for anyone trying to make sense of what
is going on. It is a topsy-turvy world, a world turned upside down, a
world where absurdity reigns .
THE LANGSTON HUGHES REVIEW: A SPECIAL ISSUE
“Art and Politics: Reexamining Langston Hughes and Amiri Baraka”
Open Cultural Studies
Peer-Reviewed Journal by De Gruyter Open
CFP: Black Womanhood in Popular Culture
Editors: Dr Katharina Gerund (Erlangen/Nürnberg); Dr Stefanie Schäfer (Jena)