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The Neo-Victorian and the Late Victorian: Texts, Media, Politics

updated: 
Tuesday, January 7, 2020 - 3:22pm
University of Brighton
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, April 27, 2020

The last few decades have witnessed an increasing interest in revisiting, reproducing or rewriting various aspects of nineteenth-century culture, particularly that of the late Victorian period, whether in the form of neo-Victorian literature, steampunk, media archaeology, fashion, documentaries and period dramas, among others.

Young Scholars in Writing volume 18

updated: 
Tuesday, January 7, 2020 - 3:22pm
Emily Murphy Cope, co-editor of Young Scholars in Writing
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, April 8, 2020

Submissions for Young Scholars in Writing Volume 18 will be open from December 2019 through April 8, 2020. Young Scholars in Writing: Undergraduate Research in Writing and Rhetoric is an international peer-reviewed journal (https://arc.lib.montana.edu/ojs/index.php/Young-Scholars-In-Writing/index). It publishes research and theoretical articles by undergraduates of all majors and years on the subjects of rhetoric, writingwriters, discourse, language, and related topics.

For this volume, we are accepting the following types of submissions.

The Writefest Scholarship & Lore Track

updated: 
Tuesday, January 7, 2020 - 3:19pm
Writespace
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, February 15, 2020

Call for Proposals:
The Writefest Scholarship & Lore Track  At Writefest, we have always been interested in the dissolution of boundaries: between genre fiction and literary fiction, between emerging writers and established writers, and now, in 2020, between scholars, commercial writers, and readers.

Our Modern Aeneid

updated: 
Tuesday, January 7, 2020 - 3:09pm
Joseph R. O’Neill and Adam Rigoni
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, May 1, 2020

Vergil’s Aeneid is, of course, a longtime standard of the liberal arts curriculum. However, it has seen revived interest outside the academy. Since 2017, Vergil’s epic has featured in articles in the Washington Post, The Wall Street Journal, and The New Yorker. All three articles argue that the Aeneid speaks as much to modernity as it does to antiquity. Mendelsohn’s New Yorker piece put it best, writing,

Florida College English Association 2020 Conference: The Roaring Twenties

updated: 
Tuesday, January 7, 2020 - 3:09pm
Florida College English Association
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, June 1, 2020

The Florida College English Association invites paper proposals dealing with this year’s theme, “The Roaring ’20s: A Hundred Years of Modernity,” as well as papers that focus on topics related to the humanities and higher education including literature, history, cultural studies, composition, pedagogy, and allied disciplines. Panels and roundtable session proposals are welcome.  When: October 15-17, 2020
Where: DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel at SeaWorld, 10100 International Drive, Orlando, Florida, 32821, USA

The State(s) of Globality

updated: 
Tuesday, January 7, 2020 - 3:08pm
Ken Weisbrode/ New Global Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, February 1, 2020

deadline for submissions: 

1 February 2020

full name / name of organization: 

New Global Studies https://www.degruyter.com/view/j/ngs

contact email:

ngseditors@gmail.com

To mark the fifteenth volume of New Global Studies in 2021, we invite proposals for essays on the epistemic authority of ‘the global.’ Essays may cover any historical period. The central questions that this forum poses are:

How has globality transformed scholarship and public discourse in art, the humanities, and science?

How has globality itself been transformed by globalization?

Diplomacy and the Natural Environment (journal special issue)

updated: 
Tuesday, January 7, 2020 - 3:08pm
Ken Weisbrode/Diplomatica
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, February 15, 2020

deadline for submissions: 

15 February 2020

full name / name of organization: 

Diplomatica  https://brill.com/view/journals/dipl/dipl-overview.xml

contact email:

newdiplo@gmail.com

For this special issue of Diplomatica we invite proposals for essays on aspects of diplomacy’s relationship to the natural environment. Essays may cover any historical period up to the present-day. The central questions that this special issue poses are:

How does the natural environment condition, cause, or complicate diplomatic action?

CFP: What is Information? (2020)

updated: 
Tuesday, January 7, 2020 - 3:06pm
Janet Wasko
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 24, 2020

DEADLINE EXTENDED TO JANUARY 24, 2020

WHAT IS INFORMATION?
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UNIVERSITY OF OREGON PORTLAND • APRIL 30–MAY 2, 2020

whatis.uoregon.edu

Indigenous Environmental Artistic Practices Responding to Pollution: Comparative Research between Oceania and the Americas

updated: 
Tuesday, January 7, 2020 - 3:06pm
Universite de Bretagne Occidentale (UBO), Brest, France
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, April 30, 2020

Please find at https://www.univ-brest.fr/crbc/menu/Projets_de_recherche/Les-pratiques-artistiques-environnementales-autochtones-comme-reponses-a-la-pollution our CFP for an international conference on "Indigenous Environmental Artistic Practices Responding to Pollution: Comparative Research bet

Gandhi in the Private and the Public Sphere: Image, Text, and Performance

updated: 
Tuesday, January 7, 2020 - 12:44pm
Department of English, University of Delhi
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 17, 2020

                                                       The Department of English

                                                            University of Delhi 

                                                               organizes an

                                                       International Conference

                                                                       on

                             Gandhi in the Private and the Public Sphere: Image, Text, and Performance

                                                             March 4-5, 2020

DEADLINE EXTENDED! Camp/camp: the collision of style and biopolitics

updated: 
Tuesday, January 7, 2020 - 11:42am
Comparative Literature, Theory and Criticism, and Hispanic Studies at Western University
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, January 15, 2020

Camp/camp: the collision of style and biopolitics

“The more we study art, the less we care for nature.” Oscar Wilde

The Department of Comparative Literature, Hispanic Studies, and The Centre for the Study of Theory and Criticism at Western University invite abstracts for the 22nd annual Graduate Student Conference on “Camp/camp,” which will be taking place March 26-28, 2020.

CFP: Contemporary Directors Symposium: Celine Sciamma

updated: 
Tuesday, January 7, 2020 - 10:36am
University of Sussex
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 31, 2020

 

CFP: University of Sussex Contemporary Directors Symposium: Céline Sciamma

School of Media, Film and Music, University of Sussex

 

Keynote Speaker: Professor Emma Wilson, University of Cambridge

May 6th 2020

NEW Chapters soliticited: Activism in the Name of God: Religion and Black Feminist Public Intellectuals from the Nineteenth Century to the Present.

updated: 
Monday, January 6, 2020 - 4:14pm
Jami Carlacio, Yale Divinity School
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, February 15, 2020

Chapters are solicited for inclusion in an edited volume titled Activism in the Name of God: Religion and Black Feminist Public Intellectuals from the Nineteenth Century to the Present.

 

Please send inquiries to Jami.Carlacio@yale.edu to pitch your idea.

 

Announcement: "Chat with an Editor" sessions at MLA

updated: 
Monday, January 6, 2020 - 1:01pm
Council of Editors of Learned Journals (CELJ)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 10, 2020

Reminder: "Chat with an Editor" at the MLA is back!

The Council of Editors of Learned Journals (CELJ) is pleased to announce an excellent mentoring opportunity at this year’s MLA Convention in Seattle. Interested participants can sign up for 20-minute, one-on-one meetings with editors from top scholarly journals to learn about every aspect of the publication process, from initial submission to Revise & Resubmit, from turning a dissertation chapter into an article to managing readers’ reports, etc. Graduate students and early-career scholars are especially welcome!

Food: Sacrificial, Spiritual, and Secular

updated: 
Saturday, January 4, 2020 - 10:43pm
Taiwan Association of Classical, Medieval and Renaissance Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, February 10, 2020

The Fourteenth International Conference of the Taiwan Association of Classical, Medieval and Renaissance Studies (TACMRS)

 23-24 October 2020

National Taiwan University

 Call for Papers

 (Deadline Extended: 10 Febuary 2020)

Food: Sacrificial, Spiritual, and Secular

Call for Journal Articles: Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences

updated: 
Saturday, January 4, 2020 - 11:18am
Çankaya University
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, April 30, 2020

Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences, an open-access and peer reviewed international journal published by Çankaya University in Ankara, is currently accepting submissions of articles and book reviews for its forthcoming June 2020 issue. The Journal is listed or indexed in the MLA International Bibliography, the MLA Directory of Periodicals, Index Copernicus/ICI Journals Master List, CiteFactor, Arastirmax Social Sciences Index and Asos Social Science Index https://dergipark.org.tr/tr/pub/cankujhss

UPDATED Call for Papers: Journal Articles

updated: 
Saturday, January 4, 2020 - 11:16am
Çankaya University Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, April 30, 2020

Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences, an open-access and peer reviewed international journal published by Çankaya University in Ankara, is currently accepting submissions of articles and book reviews for its forthcoming issues. Çankaya University Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences is listed or indexed in the MLA International Bibliography, the MLA Directory of Periodicals, Index Copernicus Master List, CiteFactor, Arastirmax Social Sciences Index and Asos Social Science Index. 

9th International Conference on Language, Literature & Culture “Risk and Safety” June 4-5, 2020

updated: 
Saturday, January 4, 2020 - 11:04am
University of Białystok (Poland) and Çankaya University (Turkey)
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, March 1, 2020

We are honored to announce the 9th International Conference on Language, Literature & Culture and Crossroads III Conference. This combined conference is organized jointly by the University of Białystok (Poland) and Çankaya University (Ankara, Turkey) on June 4-5, 2020 in Białystok, Poland, and the topical theme of the conference will be “Risk and Safety” in different areas of human sciences. Selected papers presented at the conference will be published in a volume of the Çankaya University Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences (ISSN 1309-6761) https://dergipark.org.tr/tr/pub/cankujhss

Circulating Science and the Descriptive Turn (RSVP 2020)

updated: 
Saturday, January 4, 2020 - 9:49am
Scott C. Thompson
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, January 15, 2020

UPDATED DEADLINE: January 15th, 2020

Circulating Science and the Descriptive Turn

Panel Proposal, RSVP 2020

 

Borders and Borderlands

updated: 
Saturday, January 4, 2020 - 6:33am
Durrell Library of Corfu
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, January 30, 2020

BORDERS and BORDERLANDS

CORFU, GREECE – 20-24 MAY 2020

Durrell Library of Corfu

CALL for PAPERS (revised)

 

The Durrell Library of Corfu invites submissions on the themes of

 

IDENTITY – MEANING – INCLUSION – EXCLUSION – DIFFERENCE

 

Space, Place, and Abyss

updated: 
Friday, January 3, 2020 - 10:49pm
Free Exchange Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, January 15, 2020

Free Exchange Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference

February 28th - March 1st, 2020

Hosted at the University of Calgary in Calgary, Alberta, Canada

https://uofcfreeexchange.wordpress.com/

 

Extended Deadline: January 15, 2020.

 

Sometimes, when you look into the Abyss, the Abyss looks back and says Hello! 

So, hello!

[DEADLINE EXTENDED] Formal Intersections between Narrative Fiction and Other Media

updated: 
Friday, January 3, 2020 - 4:58am
Grzegorz Maziarczyk, The John Paul II Catholic University of Lublin/ Wojciech Drąg, University of Wrocław
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, February 29, 2020

 Lublin Studies in Modern Languages and Literature

Vol. 44, no. 2 (2020)

Call for papers

Special issue: “Formal Intersections between Narrative Fiction and Other Media”

Guest edited by

Grzegorz Maziarczyk and Wojciech Drąg

 

SUBMISSION DEADLINE EXTENDED to February 29, 2020

 

ExRe(y) 2020 - ExtReme 21: Going Beyond in Post-Millennial North-American Literature and Culture

updated: 
Thursday, January 2, 2020 - 4:08pm
Maria Curie-Sklodowska University, Lublin, Poland
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 17, 2020

Department of American Literature and Culture at Maria Curie-Sklodowska University is pleased to announce the third ExRe(y) conference. A three-day international conference “ExtReme 21: Going Beyond in Post-Millennial North-American Literature and Culture” will be held on June 4-6, 2020 in Lublin, Poland.

We invite proposals for papers and panels that focus on the topic of the (broadly understood) extreme in American and Canadian literature and culture of the last two decades.

Topics may include, but are not limited to, the following:

Contemporary Black British Women’s Writing - DEADLINE TOMORROW

updated: 
Thursday, January 2, 2020 - 11:27am
Tulsa Studies in Women’s Literature
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 3, 2020

CALL FOR MANUSCRIPTS

Contemporary Black British Women’s Writing

Special Issue of Tulsa Studies in Women’s Literature

Edited by Elisabeth Bekers, Elizabeth-Jane Burnett, and Helen Cousins

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