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Call for Article Submissions

updated: 
Wednesday, January 16, 2019 - 9:30am
Studies in American Culture
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, April 2, 2019

Call for Submissions

Studies in American Culture welcomes the submission of essays on all aspects of American culture, including studies of literature, film, language, visual and performing arts, and history from all scholarly and critical approaches.

 

Queries are encouraged.

 

The Editorial Board welcomes studies of the arts, music, theatre, digital humanities, political science, sociology, literature, history, or any other area related to American Studies. We will consider any essay that explores an interesting dimension of American culture but are particularly eager to see submissions that approach their subjects from an interdisciplinary perspective.

 

CFP- Edited Collection 'Reading with and against the Grain: New Perspectives on Mary E. Wilkins Freeman'

updated: 
Wednesday, January 16, 2019 - 9:30am
Mary E. Wilkins Freeman Society
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, April 15, 2019

Reading with and against the Grain: New Perspectives on Mary E. Wilkins Freeman

Editors: Stephanie Palmer (Nottingham Trent University, UK, President of the Mary E. Wilkins Freeman Society), Myrto Drizou (Boğaziçi University, Turkey), Cécile Roudeau (Université Paris-Diderot, France)

CfP - ast Asian Imperialisms and Narrative Media in the Long 20th Century

updated: 
Wednesday, January 16, 2019 - 9:27am
Nazry Bahrawi / Singapore University of Technology and Design
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 25, 2019

Joint East Asian Studies Conference 2019

Call for Papers:

Panel on “East Asian Imperialisms and Narrative Media

in the Long 20th Century”

(University of Edinburgh, 4 – 6 September 2019)

 

Panel Organisers:

Nazry Bahrawi, Senior Lecturer, Singapore University of Technology and Design

Waiyee Loh, Postdoctoral Associate, University of Warwick

Michael Tsang, Leverhulme Postdoctoral Fellow, Newcastle University

 

Action, Inaction, and the Victorian Female

updated: 
Wednesday, January 16, 2019 - 9:26am
Lydia Craig/NAVSA
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, January 19, 2019

Consider submitting a CFP for the following proposed panel “Action, Inaction, and the Victorian Female” to be held at the 2019 NAVSA (Theme: “Media. Genre. The Generic”) in Columbus, Ohio, 17-19 October.

Rupture and Relation: A Workshop on Black Critical Thought

updated: 
Wednesday, January 16, 2019 - 9:26am
Northwestern University
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, February 22, 2019

 

RUPTURE AND RELATION: A WORKSHOP ON BLACK CRITICAL THOUGHTsponsored by the Buffett Institute for Global StudiesMay 23-25, 2019Northwestern University

 

Confirmed Speakers:

Dr. Matthieu Chapman (University of Houston)

Dr. Zine Magubane (Boston College)

Dr. John Murillo III (University of California, Irvine)

Dr. Denise Ferreira da Silva (University of British Columbia)

Dr. Selamawit Terrefe (Tulane University)

Dr. Frank B. Wilderson III (University of California, Irvine)

 

The Valuation of the 73%: Contingent Faculty Work and Access to Academic Freedom

updated: 
Wednesday, January 16, 2019 - 9:25am
Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 1, 2019

2020 MLA CFP:

“The Valuation of the 73%:

Contingent Faculty Work and Access to Academic Freedom”

 

Conference: Modern Language Association Convention

Location: Seattle, Washington

Dates: 09–12 January 2020

Full name of sponsoring MLA committees: the Committee on Academic Freedom and Professional Rights & Responsibilities (CAFPRR) and the Committee on Contingent Labor in the Profession (CCLiP)

“Inclusivity, Accessibility, Community: Teaching Business Communication Online”

updated: 
Wednesday, January 16, 2019 - 9:25am
The Modern Language Association and The Association for Business Communication
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, March 7, 2019

2020 ABC MLA CFP:

“Inclusivity, Accessibility, Community:

Teaching Business Communication Online”

 

Conference: Modern Language Association Convention

Location: Seattle, Washington

Dates: 09–12 January 2020

Full name of organization: Association for Business Communication

Contact email: wbrown@midland.edu 

Due date for abstracts: 07 March 2019

Critical Approaches to Youth Horror

updated: 
Wednesday, January 16, 2019 - 9:21am
Kyle Brett and Ethan Robles/Lehigh University
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, June 17, 2019

Most of us remember what scared us as children: the bumps in the night, the dark alleys, and the monsters, ghouls, and ghosts brimmed with the potential to terrify. The thrill of dodging the terror that waited in the shadows fuels many horror fanatics to return to the theatres, bookstands, and now podcasts to relive youthful feelings of dread. It should be no surprise, then, that youth horror media is pervasive. From Goosebumps and the upcoming release of Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark to Nickelodeon’s Are You Afraid of the Dark? and the CBBC’s Creeped Out, there is an abundance of media that introduces children to the horror genre.

International Forum on General Education in Applied Colleges and Universities

updated: 
Wednesday, January 16, 2019 - 9:21am
Zhejiang University of Science & Technology (ZUST) and Geneva College
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, March 5, 2019

Conference Dates: 30 May – 1 June 2019

Conference Venue: Hangzhou, China

Conference Working Languages: English and Chinese

 

This conference, organized by Zhejiang University of Science & Technology (ZUST), Geneva College, and the magazine of Higher Engineering Education Research, aims to provide opportunities for exchanges on studies related to general education and new engineering talents cultivation.

 

Paper themes are suggested as, but not limited to, the following:

1. Domestic and foreign experiences and case studies in general education

2. Construction of General Education Curriculum

SPECIAL ISSUE OF FEMINIST THEORY ON ‘THEORIZING FASHION MEDIA’

updated: 
Wednesday, January 16, 2019 - 9:21am
Lise Sanders
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, April 1, 2019

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS: SPECIAL ISSUE OF FEMINIST THEORY ON ‘THEORIZING FASHION MEDIA’

Co-editors: Ilya Parkins (UBC) and Lise Shapiro Sanders (Hampshire)

Abstracts are invited for a special issue of Feminist Theory on Fashion Media. This will be a companion to a special issue of the Journal of Modern Periodical Studies on ‘Fashion in the Magazines’.

Mnemonics PhD Summer School "Memory and Activism"

updated: 
Wednesday, January 16, 2019 - 9:10am
Utrecht University
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 1, 2019

Memory and Activism
Mnemonics Summer School 2019

Utrecht University, 18 – 20 September 2019
Call for Papers

 

The annual Mnemonics Summer School serves as an interactive forum in which junior and senior memory scholars meet in an informal and convivial setting to discuss each other’s work and to reflect on new developments in the field of memory studies. The aim is to help PhD students refine their research questions, strengthen the methodological and theoretical underpinnings of their projects, and gain further insight into current trends in memory scholarship.

The Blacker the Ink: Constructions of Blackness in Comics Revised Edition

updated: 
Wednesday, January 16, 2019 - 9:09am
Frances Gateward
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, February 15, 2019

Call for Papers

                                                                     The Blacker the Ink Constructions of Blackness in Comics and Sequential Arts

edited by Frances Gateward and  John Jennings

Written essays of 6,000 words sought for the revised edition of this anthology, winner of the PEN Oakland Josephine Miles Literary Award, the Ray and Pat Browne Award for Best Edited Collection, and the Eisner Award. We welcome proposals that address the following issues theoretically or through comparative studies, through the work of individual artists/writers, or through explorations of individual titles or themes.  

 

Intercultural Encounters, Historicity and Cultural Communication for Development: A Book in Honour of Ooni Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi Arole Oodua, Ojaja II

updated: 
Wednesday, January 16, 2019 - 9:08am
Faculty Arts, Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, April 30, 2019

The question of the origin of the Yoruba race still remains contentious. While diverse accounts of its origin have been appropriated by historians and scholars in cultural studies such as Revd Samuel Johnson in The History of the Yorubas (1921), Saburi Biobaku in The Pattern of Yoruba History (1958), Ade Ajayi in Yoruba Warfare in the Nineteenth Century (1964), among others, numerous discourses and counter discourses continue to unfold.

Call for Personal Essays: Queer Horror Anthology

updated: 
Wednesday, January 16, 2019 - 9:07am
edited by Joe Vallese
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, May 1, 2019

I am currently curating an anthology of personal essay/creative nonfiction by queer writers reflecting on their relationship to horror films.

The ART of Infertility: An Anthology of Patient Narrative and Art

updated: 
Wednesday, January 16, 2019 - 9:06am
The ART of Infertility
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, February 15, 2019

Call for Submissions—The ART of Infertility: An Anthology of Patient Narrative and Art

Edited by Elizabeth Walker, Maria Novotny, and Robin Silbergleid

Media Literacy and Academic Research

updated: 
Wednesday, January 16, 2019 - 9:05am
Media Literacy and Academic Research
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, February 10, 2019

Media Literacy and Academic Research is inviting papers for Vol. 2, No. 1 which is scheduled to be published on April 2019.

The journal does not have article processing charges (APCs) and article submission charges. Media Literacy and Academic Research welcomes article submissions and does not charge a publication fee.

The Bulletin of the International Association for Robin Hood Studies

updated: 
Wednesday, January 16, 2019 - 9:03am
International Association for Robin Hood Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, December 1, 2019

The Bulletin of the International Association for Robin Hood Studies (https://bulletin.iarhs.org) is seeking submissions for future volumes. The Bulletin is the official journal of the International Association for Robin Hood Studies. It is a fully digital, open access, and double-blind peer reviewed journal and is actively indexed in the MLA International Bibliography. In keeping with the Robin Hood tradition, authors retain their rights to their own materials.

Articles are generally 4,000-8,000 words long. Please see the journal's website for additional submission guidelines.

Call for Book Chapters on Ridley Scott’s Gladiator: In Recognition of the Twentieth Anniversary of the Film

updated: 
Wednesday, January 16, 2019 - 9:03am
Vernon Press
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, February 3, 2019

Vernon Press invites chapter proposals on the theme: “A Hero Will Endure”: Essays on the Twentieth Anniversary of Gladiator for an edited collection, edited by Rachel L. Carazo (Northwestern State University).

All areas of study, with a common goal of representing the cultural and material impact of the film since its release in May 2000 are invited to participate.

Love: Contemporary Perspectives in Literature, Philosophy and Theology, Tromsø, Norway, September 5-7 2019

updated: 
Wednesday, January 16, 2019 - 9:03am
Cassandra Falke/UiT-The Arctic University of Norway
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, April 1, 2019

What is love? Why is it so important in our lives? And why should we think about it? The subject of love is of enormous importance to our daily lives, as love sustains us and gives meaning to existence. Yet, love seems to be a theme that is underdeveloped in contemporary research. Whatever the reason for that is, love remains one of the central concepts in the history of Western thought. Not only does philosophy literally mean “love for wisdom,” but the discussion of the theme of love has been part philosophy’s inheritance since the time of Plato’s Symposium.

Empowerment, Access, Infrastructure: A Symposium in Advance of the 63rd Commission on the Status of Women

updated: 
Wednesday, January 16, 2019 - 9:02am
Lehigh University- United Nations Partnership
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, February 3, 2019

Lehigh University is hosting its second annual one-day symposium in advance of the United Nations’ Commission on the Status of Women (CSW). This year’s priority theme is “Social protection systems, access to public services and sustainable infrastructure for gender equality and the empowerment of women and girls”. Expanding on this theme, we seek to explore how the work of regional community organizations, educational institutions, and  individual faculty, staff, and students (undergraduate and graduate) engage with the theme of “Gender and Empowerment, Access, and Infrastructure” in their work, research, advocacy, and lives.

 

One essay needed on reception of Crazy Ex-Girlfriend

updated: 
Wednesday, January 16, 2019 - 8:54am
Amanda Konkle / Georgia Southern University
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, January 31, 2019

I am looking for one essay to fill an empty spot in an edited collection on the television show Crazy Ex-Girlfriend. This essay should address the critical reception of the show. The final draft of the essay is needed by March 15, 2019. 

The collection overall argues that the show participates in quality or post-quality television programming through its generic hybridity and diverse cast and storylines. 

If interested, please submit queries and/or a 300-word abstract to akonkle@georgiasouthern.edu by January 31, 2019.

Literary Tattoos: Lasting Impressions, Cultural Practices and Representations.

updated: 
Wednesday, January 16, 2019 - 8:53am
Anne Chassagnol Université Paris 8 Vincennes Saint-Denis
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, February 15, 2019

 

Literary Tattoos:

Lasting Impressions, Cultural Practices and Representations.

 

We are pleased to announce two one-day conferences on literary tattoos. The first one will take place in Paris, at the Musée d’art et d’histoire de la ville de Saint-Denis, on June 13, 2019. The second one is scheduled for November 2019 at the Université Polytechnique Hauts de France, Valenciennes, France.

2019 American Studies Association Panel: "Risky Places: Geographies of Race and Risk"

updated: 
Wednesday, January 16, 2019 - 8:52am
Jamal Batts & Brittany Meché / UC Berkeley
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 27, 2019

We seek interdisciplinary papers for a proposed panel at the 2019 American Studies Association conference (Honolulu, Hawai'i, November 7-10 2019) investigating the overlapping geographies of race and risk. While scholars have primarily emphasized risk as a modality of liberal governance and a technology of rule, our approach considers the Janus-faced character of risk as possible emancipatory performance—a rejection of propriety—and risk as a key technique through which regimes of surveillance (Browne 2015), calculation (McKittrick 2014; Snorton 2017), and security (Masco 2014) operate.

Submission for Watermark 13: Memory

updated: 
Wednesday, January 16, 2019 - 4:07am
California State University, Long Beach
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, March 11, 2019

WATERMARK 13 California State University, Long Beach | English Department CALL FOR PAPERS 

 

Watermark, the annual, peer-reviewed scholarly journal published by graduate students in the 

English Department at California State University, Long Beach is now seeking submissions for 

our twelfth volume. The journal is dedicated to publishing original, critical, and theoretical papers 

concerned with literature of all genres and periods, as well as representing current issues in the 

field of rhetoric and composition. As this journal is intended to provide a forum for enlarging 

CFP: Special Issue of IJHS on Fantasy Sports

updated: 
Wednesday, January 16, 2019 - 2:28am
The International Journal of the History of Sport
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, February 15, 2019

Since its creation in the mid-20th century, fantasy sport has become a significant part of international sport and its history. Once an obscure subculture of statistics-obsessed sports fans, fantasy sport now constitutes a cultural phenomenon with 59.3 million North American participants in 2017 and with tens of millions more throughout the world. According to the Fantasy Sports Trade Association, North American participants alone spend an average of $556 a year on fantasy sport and related materials, amounting to almost $33 billion in annual revenue. With this level of fan interest and earning capacity, fantasy sport is now a major force within the global sport industry.

Call for chapter Proposals: To Prove a Villain: On the Performativity of “Evil” Characters in Anglophone Literature (deadlines approaching only two days left)

updated: 
Tuesday, January 15, 2019 - 1:47pm
University of Gafsa, Tunisia
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, January 17, 2019

Why, I can smile, and murder whiles I smile,
And cry 'Content' to that which grieves my heart,
And wet my cheeks with artificial tears,
And frame my face to all occasions.
I'll drown more sailors than the mermaid shall;
I'll slay more gazers than the basilisk;
I'll play the orator as well as Nestor,
Deceive more slily than Ulysses could,
And, like a Sinon, take another Troy.
I can add colours to the chameleon,

Extended Deadline for "Making Connections" Conference

updated: 
Tuesday, January 15, 2019 - 12:15pm
English Graduate Student Association/ Idaho State University
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 28, 2019

              Intermountain Graduate Conference: “Making Connections: Within, Between, and Beyond English and the Humanities”

                                                                                         March 8-9, 2019

 

                                   LOCATION: Salmon River Suites, Student Union Building, Idaho State University, Pocatello, Idaho

                                      TIMES: Friday, March 8, 09:00 AM – 06:30 PM; Saturday March 9, 08:30 AM- 06:30 PM

Call for Papers:                    

EXTENDED DEADLINE: The Street and the City – Encounters -

updated: 
Monday, January 14, 2019 - 7:24am
University of Lisbon Centre for English Studies (ULICES)
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, February 4, 2019

EXTENDED DEADLINE

 

Date: 11-12 April 2019

Convener: Univrsity of Lisbon Ceentre for English Studies (ULICES) 

 Venue: School of Arts and Humanities, University of Lisbon 

 Keynote Speakers

António Castelbranco (Faculty of Architecture, Technical University of Lisbon)

Chris Ewers (College of Humanities, University of Exeter)

Darran Anderson (author of Imaginary Cities)

 Call for Papers

Final Deadline Extension: Reckoning With Consent and Contract in Times of Instability

updated: 
Sunday, January 13, 2019 - 10:06pm
Indiana University English Department
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, January 17, 2019

Reckoning with Consent and Contract in Times of Instability

Indiana University Bloomington | March 1-2, 2019

Extended Submission Deadline: January 17, 2019

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Amber Jamilla Musser

Associate Professor of American Studies, George Washington University

Postwar Area Studies Group ALA 2019

updated: 
Sunday, January 13, 2019 - 12:23pm
Postwar Area Studies Group
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, January 15, 2019

Calls for Papers: Postwar Area Studies Group 2019 ALA

The Annual Conference of the American Literature Association will meet at the Westin Copley Place in Boston on May 23-26, 2019. The Postwar Area Studies Group is issuing three Calls for Papers for this year's meeting:

 

1. Memoir and Recovery Narratives, 1945-1980

American Literature Association 2019 – Boston, May 23-26 / Postwar Area Literature Group

Memoirs and autobiographies; lost and found objects, persons, and selfhoods in literatures of the postwar period.  Abstracts by January 15 to foertsch@unt.edu

 

2. Samples and Fragments, 1945-1980

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