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Open Call: Studies in Control Societies spring 2019 issue

updated: 
Thursday, February 21, 2019 - 8:12am
Lindsay Weinberg / Studies in Control Societies
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, March 30, 2019

Studies In Control Societies is seeking submissions for the spring 2019 issue (deadline: March 30, 2019). 

We invite submissions from any discipline that explore the technologies and transformations in state power, political economy, and/or subjectivity that control societies engender. 

Some suggested topics include:

CFP: “Under His Eye?:” Women in Feminist and Futuristic Literature, Film and Art

updated: 
Thursday, February 21, 2019 - 8:11am
Institute of English Studies, Department of British Literature and Culture, University of Lodz, Poland
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, March 25, 2019

“UNDER HIS EYE?:” WOMEN IN FEMINIST AND FUTURISTIC LITERATURE, FILM AND ART

International Conference
17-18 May 2019

Institute of English Studies
Department of British Literature and Culture
University of Lodz, Poland

Call for Articles, Next Issues: Journal of European Popular Culture

updated: 
Wednesday, February 20, 2019 - 11:13pm
Journal of European Popular Culture - Intellect Publishers
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, March 10, 2018

Journal of European Popular Culture (JEPC)

Intellect Publishers

Call for papers

This peer-reviewed journal seeks lively submissions for its latest issues on any aspect of European cultural and creative activity.

- Early submission is encouraged -

The journal is interested in contemporary practices, but also in historical, contextual, biographical or theoretical analyses relating to past cultural activities in Europe.

Papers or exploratory critical or creative pieces relating to European media, literature and the writing arts, film, music, new media, art and design, architecture, drama and dance or fine art are all very welcome.

REMINDER: Il Parlaggio - new issue May 2019

updated: 
Wednesday, February 20, 2019 - 12:17pm
Edizioni Sinestesie (Italy)
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, April 1, 2019

This section of the academic journal “Sinestesieonline” is open to contributions about theatre and performing arts in all historical ages, forms and variations, in English, Italian and foreign languages. We use double blind peer review.

“Il Parlaggio” is the name created by Gabriele d’Annunzio for the amphitheatre in Vittoriale – a place of empathy, a cradle of emotions, a crossroads of cultures, a connection between antiquity and contemporaneity, an emblem of the “neverending show”.

[DEADLINE: March 1st] Toward Extinction, To Ward Off Extinction

updated: 
Wednesday, February 20, 2019 - 11:18am
CECILLE
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 1, 2019

Toward Extinction, To Ward Off Extinction

7-9 November 2019, University of Lille (FRANCE)

Convened by: Thomas Dutoit (CECILLE), Sarah Jonckheere (CECILLE/IdA), and Laura Lainväe (EMMA) 


Keynote speakers:

Sarah Wood, co-editor and advisory board of OLR and Angelaki (UK)

Jesse Oak Taylor, University of Washington (USA)

Ursula K. Heise, UCLA (USA)

 

Archival Discoveries and Scholarly Bibliographies

updated: 
Wednesday, February 20, 2019 - 9:37am
*Resources for American Literary Study* (Penn State UP)
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, March 25, 2019

Resources for American Literary Study, a peer-reviewed journal of archival and bibliographical scholarship published by Penn State UP, invites submissions for upcoming volumes. Covering all periods of American literature, Resources for American Literary Study welcomes both traditional and digital humanities approaches to archival discovery. The journal also publishes scholarly bibliographies and other bibliographical overviews. Typical contributions include newly discovered letters and documents, checklists of primary and/or secondary writings about American authors, and biographical and compositional studies drawn from archival materials.

[UPDATE] Call for submissions: Symbolism. An International Annual of Critical Aesthetics

updated: 
Wednesday, February 20, 2019 - 9:02am
Symbolism. An International Annual of Critical Aesthetics
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, December 31, 2019

The editors invite contributions to Symbolism. An International Annual of Critical Aesthetics, an interdisciplinary, peer-reviewed journal dedicated to pursuing fundamental questions on the forms and functions of the symbolic. Symbolism publishes high-profile research on topics related to the use of figurative language, thought and signification in artistic expression and representation. While maintaining a strong literary focus, the annual also inquires into practices of the symbolic across discourses in media ranging from the cinema and painting to opera, sculpture and other arts.

DECADENCE [UCL English Graduate Journal] *DEADLINE EXTENDED*

updated: 
Wednesday, February 20, 2019 - 8:37am
University College London, Dept of English [Moveable Type]
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, March 11, 2019

CALL FOR PAPERS [DEADLINE EXTENDED--11th March 2019]

Moveable Type is the interdisciplinary, peer-reviewed, postgraduate journal at University College London's Department of English. For our upcoming summer 2019 issue, we welcome responses from across the humanities, arts and social sciences on the theme of 'Decadence', broadly interpreted. In addition, we will consider artistic responses such as poetry, flash-fiction and short stories. Some potential topics may include, but are not limited to the following:

*Decadence and the sublime

SYNAESTHESIA [UCL English Graduate Conference 2019]

updated: 
Wednesday, February 20, 2019 - 8:36am
University College London [Department of English Language & Literature]
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, April 5, 2019

University College London's Department of English is pleased to announce its annual graduate conference, 'SYNAESTHESIA', to be held on Friday 14th June 2019. We welcome proposals from Masters students, PhD students and recent graduates working in all literary periods on the theme of synaesthesia. What is the relationship between literature and the senses? And what kinds of unorthodox sensory experience can texts yield? How does written and oral language render or disturb the categories of sight, sound, smell, taste, and touch? And how do material texts become stimuli for synaesthetic experiences through their interaction with the physical bodies of writers and readers?

EXTENDED DEADLINE: Queen Victoria & George Eliot: Lives and Afterlives, 1819-2019

updated: 
Wednesday, February 20, 2019 - 5:10am
Loughborough University
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, February 27, 2019

Conference: Queen Victoria & George Eliot: Lives and Afterlives, 1819-2019

Friday 24 – Saturday 25 May 2019Loughborough UniversityKeynote Speakers:Professor Martin Hewitt (Anglia Ruskin University)Professor Beverley Rilett (University of Nebraska–Lincoln)

“it is curious how sometimes you can trace likenesses many generations back….” 

(letter from Victoria to Leopold I of Belgium, 24 October 1843)

SCMLA Technology in the Classroom Panel

updated: 
Tuesday, February 19, 2019 - 1:57pm
South Central Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, March 30, 2019

The South Central Modern Language Association Technology in the Classroom session is currently searching for conference papers that discuss utilizing technology while teaching. Papers on any related topic will be considered for the session taking place during SCMLA's 76th Annual Conference in Little Rock, Arkansas from October 24-26, 2019.

Please send an abstract of up to 200 words discussing how you effectively use technology in the classroom to rmalool2@epcc.edu and axk173530@utdallas.edu

Modernist legacies in contemporary theory

updated: 
Tuesday, February 19, 2019 - 11:40am
Jesse Wolfe
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, April 5, 2018

CFP 2018 Modernist Studies Association conference (“Graphic Modernisms”)

Columbus, Ohio, November 8-11

Deadline for submissions: Thursday, April 5, 2018

John Steinbeck's The Pearl

updated: 
Tuesday, February 19, 2019 - 11:02am
Laura Nicosia/Montclair State University
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 15, 2019

Seeking submissions for a Critical Insights volume on John Steinbeck’s The Pearl under contract with Salem/Greyhouse Publishers. Known for its simplicity and universal themes of greed, power, and economic oppression, The Pearl was originally published in installments in Women’s Home Companion (1945) with its original title, “The Pearl of the World.”  The Pearl is universally appreciated for its accessibility, classroom applications, and suitability to theoretical approaches. With current trends and political climate considered, it is time to revisit this classic text for a contemporary audience.

 

Call for Papers: 'Faking It?: Conceptualising 'fake' in culture, society and academia' Conference, 11-12th June 2019

updated: 
Tuesday, February 19, 2019 - 9:03am
Excursions Journal at the University of Sussex
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 15, 2019

EXCURSIONS JOURNAL 9:1
Call for Abstracts: ‘FAKE’
Deadline for Conference Abstracts: 15 March 2019
“Faking it” Conference: 11-12th June 2019

“In a world that really has been turned on its head, truth is a moment of falsehood.”
-Guy Debord, La Société du spectacle

“Georgio Peviani is doing everything that a successful fashion designer needs to do,
apart from existing. “
-Oobah Butler, Vice

"Victorian Duality, Doubles, and Doppelgangers": MVSA at MMLA 2019

updated: 
Tuesday, February 19, 2019 - 8:56am
Midwest Victorian Studies Association panel at Midwest Modern Language Association Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, April 5, 2019

CALL FOR PAPERS
2019 MMLA Conference’s MVSA-Affiliated Panel

Chicago, Illinois

November 14-17, 2019

“Duality, Doubles, and Doppelgängers”

 

In keeping with the MMLA conference theme, “Duality, Doubles, and Doppelgängers,” the Midwest Victorian Studies Association panel welcomes proposals that explore myriad examples of duality and doubling in 19th century Britain.

 

Possible topics include but are not limited to:

Multicultural Literature in the Windy City, Midwest MLA, November 14-17, 2019, Chicago, IL

updated: 
Tuesday, February 19, 2019 - 8:56am
Christina Triezenberg/Midwest Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, April 5, 2019

This year's MMLA conference theme of "Duality, Doubles, and Doppelgangers" offers a wealth of possibilities to explore the complex relationships that minority and immigrant communities have within the larger culture of the United States, as well as the ways in which literary texts communicate the realities of their experiences to a wider audience, particularly when they are introduced in the classroom.  With this in mind, the Multicultural Literature in the Classroom section seeks papers that explore the often conflicted relationships that minorities and immigrants have with the communities around them, as well as the ways in which minority and immigrant populations enrich and strengthen the communities of which they are apart, even as they strive to main

Hawthorne Society MLA 2020: DH for NH

updated: 
Tuesday, February 19, 2019 - 8:55am
Nathaniel Hawthorne Society
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 1, 2019

The Annual Conference of the MLA will meet in Seattle on January 9-12, 2020. The Nathaniel Hawthorne Society invites proposals investigating the topic, “Hawthorne, his Circle, and the Digital Humanities,” or “DH for NH,” for short. We welcome interest in all aspects of the intersection of digital humanities with Hawthorne’s circle, including figures such as Sophia Peabody Hawthorne (whose papers were digitalized alongside those of Hawthorne, Thoreau, Whitman, and 35,000 other items from the NYPL’s Berg Collection in 2012), Melville, Emerson, Fuller, and other local (Salem, Concord, Boston, the Berkshires) contemporaries. Proposals might include (but are not limited to) such topics as:

Observing Upheaval: Modernism and Surveillance

updated: 
Tuesday, February 19, 2019 - 8:55am
Modernist Studies Association
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, March 2, 2019

Observing Upheaval: Modernism and Surveillance panel

Modernist Studies Association conference: October 17-20, 2019, Toronto
Conference Theme: Upheaval and Reconstruction

Organisers: Stephanie J Brown and Emily Hainze

 

Panel description:

Levinas Conference: "Vulnerability"

updated: 
Tuesday, February 19, 2019 - 8:21am
North American Levinas Society
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, February 28, 2019

The 14th Annual Conference of the North American Levinas Society

Drake University - Des Moines, Iowa

"Vulnerability"

July 23 - 26, 2019  

  

NALS welcomes submissions on all topics relevant to the work of Emmanuel Levinas, but we especially encourage topics that address the conference theme, “Vulnerability,” including but not limited to:

 

Call for Journal Submissions

updated: 
Tuesday, February 19, 2019 - 8:20am
Journal of Sino-American Humanity Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, March 20, 2019

                                                                                                                Call for Submissions

                                                                                            Journal of Sino-American Humanity Studies

Journal of Sino-American Humanity Studies®(JSAHS), sponsored by the Center for American Studies of Sichuan Province and managed by the School of Foreign Languages at Southwest Jiaotong University in Southwest China, is a peer-reviewed journal published semi-annually in June and December by Sichuan People’s Publishing House, China.

Victorian Renewals

updated: 
Tuesday, February 19, 2019 - 8:18am
British Association for Victorian Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 1, 2019

British Association for Victorian Studies Annual Conference"Victorian Renewals"

University of Dundee, Scotland28-30 August 2019

Podcasting Poetics

updated: 
Tuesday, February 19, 2019 - 8:18am
Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, April 30, 2019

Podcasting Poetics

 

11-12 October 2019

Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz

 

Alyn Euritt (Leipzig)

Patrick Gill (Mainz)

 

Gender, Race, and Apocalypse: Essays on Bird Box

updated: 
Tuesday, February 19, 2019 - 8:17am
Brandon Grafius and Gregory Stevenson
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, April 1, 2019

The Netflix original film Bird Boxshattered records when it was released last December; according to industry reports, the film was streamed by over 45 million viewers in its first week. The film has become a cultural meme, with “Bird Box” challenges involving blindfolded participants trending on YouTube, and receiving a reference in a recent Saturday Night Live “Cold Open.”

 

This collection of essays will explore the cultural discussions which Bird Boxparticipates in through analyses of its treatment of race, gender, mental illness, spirituality, motherhood, and other issues. Suggested topics may include, but are not limited to:

 

CFP: Animal Doubles in Literature and Film (2019 MMLA, Chicago, IL)

updated: 
Tuesday, February 19, 2019 - 8:16am
Margaret Day/Midwest Modern Languages Association
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, April 5, 2019

SUBMISSION DEADLINE APRIL 5

Call for Papers: “Animals in Literature and Film” (Permanent Panel)
Midwest Modern Languages Association
November 13–17, 2019 in Chicago, IL

“How can an animal look you in the face? Animal Doubles in Literature and Film”

This year's "Animals in Literature and Film" panel at the Midwest Modern Languages Association's annual meeting (November 13–17, 2019 in Chicago, IL) invites papers engaging the conference’s theme of “Doubles, Duality, and Doppelgangers,” specifically how works of literature or film reflect or confound perceived differences between human and non-human animals.

Shakespeare Session at Rocky Mountain MLA

updated: 
Tuesday, February 19, 2019 - 8:16am
Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 1, 2019

CALL FOR PAPERS 2019

SHAKESPEARE SESSION

Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association

Conference Dates: October 10-12, 2019

Hotel Paso del Norte

El Paso, TX

 

Call for Artist Interviews

updated: 
Tuesday, February 19, 2019 - 8:16am
Journal of Dramatic Theory and Criticism
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, March 7, 2019

The Journal of Dramatic Theory and Criticism is seeking interviews with theatre artists (directors, actors, performers, designers, technicians, writers, etc.) of regional, national, or international prominence, for potential publication in our Spring 2019 issue. Interviews should be framed for the mission of the journal by contributing to the varied conversations in dramatic theory and criticism, exploring the relationship between theory and theatre practice, and/or addressing paradigms used in or potentially useful for dramatic theory and criticism, broadly conceived. Contributions may also investigate practices and methods that raise questions about the nature and function of theatre, drama, or performance.

Piracy and the American South

updated: 
Tuesday, February 19, 2019 - 8:15am
Kristopher Mecholsky (LSU)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, May 3, 2019

Given their contribution to the historical development of the coastal south and the Americas in general, pirates are strikingly absent in the present southern literary and cultural canon and its criticisms.

Portals: A Journal of Comparative Literature

updated: 
Monday, February 18, 2019 - 6:45pm
SFSU Comparative and World Literature
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, March 11, 2019

Portals: A Journal of Comparative Literature

Spring 2019

The Comparative Literature Student Association (CLSA) at San Francisco State University is accepting submissions for the Spring 2019 edition of the literary journal Portals.

In addition to papers looking across linguistic borders, we invite submissions from those engaging critically with literary topics from an interdisciplinary or comparative perspective. This includes:

Homeschooling and Libraries

updated: 
Monday, February 18, 2019 - 5:29pm
Carol Smallwood McFarland
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, March 31, 2019

Homeschooling and Libraries

 

Book Publisher: McFarland

 

Vera Gubnitskaia, co-editor, Library Partnerships with Writers and Poets (McFarland, 2017); public,academic librarian, indexer.

Carol Smallwood, co-editor. Library's Role in Supporting Financial Literacy for Patrons (Rowman & Littlefield, 2016); public library administrator, special, school librarian.

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