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Edith Wharton Society Awards

updated: 
Monday, February 12, 2018 - 9:29am
Edith Wharton Society
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, June 30, 2018

Edith Wharton Society (EWS) Awards for 2018-2019

Call for Submissions - The Waggle Issue 7

updated: 
Monday, February 12, 2018 - 9:27am
The Waggle magazine
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, March 31, 2018

We are presently seeking submissions of art, poetry, fiction, and creative non-fiction for our seventh issue! We will also consider reviews of non-mainstream books and music. Frankly, if it’s well-written, we want to read it; if it’s visually intriguing, we want to see it.

In the covering e-mail, please include the author or artist’s name, contact information (address, phone number, e-mail address), and a brief (2-4 sentence) bio. Simultaneous submissions are permitted, but please notify us if your work has been accepted for publication elsewhere.

Deadline for submissions for Issue 7 is 31 March 2018. (Please feel free to keep sending us wondrous creations beyond that date!)

Guidelines

Call for Special Issues

updated: 
Monday, February 12, 2018 - 9:25am
PLL: Papers on Language and Literature
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, January 1, 2020

Papers on Language and Literature is seeking proposals for special issues on subjects including but not limited to

Digital Humanities

Film

Literary Translation

Print Culture

PLL is a generalist publication that is committed to publishing work on a variety of literatures, languages, and chronological periods. We accept proposals year-round. We are a quarterly and expect to publish a special issue once a year, every year. The specific volume and issue will be determined later, depending on the editors’ schedule.

Feminist Ethics and the Question of Gender

updated: 
Monday, February 12, 2018 - 9:22am
Societas Ethica
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, April 3, 2018

Call for Papers: Feminist Ethics and the Question of Gender / Feministische Ethik und die Frage nach dem Geschlecht

Why should feminist ethics and gender be a central focus in the work of philosophical and theological ethics? While this question has been discussed within the fields of feminist and gender theory, philosophers and theologians have often overlooked the category of gender in their work.

George Gissing’s Odd Women

updated: 
Monday, February 12, 2018 - 9:17am
Tom Ue, Depatment of English, University of Toronto Scarborough
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, March 15, 2018

CFP George Gissing’s Odd Women

 

RMMLA Shakespeare Session

updated: 
Saturday, February 10, 2018 - 10:53pm
Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, February 1, 2018

CALL FOR PAPERS 2018

SHAKESPEARE SESSION

Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association

Conference Dates: October 4-6, 2018

Little America Hotel

Cheyenne, WY

 

Reality, Interrupted: New Perspectives on Magical Realism

updated: 
Saturday, February 10, 2018 - 1:25pm
Liverpool John Moores University
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, February 28, 2018

5th July at Liverpool John Moores University

Keynote Speaker: Dr Chris Warnes (St. John's, University of Cambridge)

It has been over twenty years since the publication of Magical Realism: Theory, History, Community (1995), a collection of seminal essays which challenged the perception of magical realism as a form strictly reserved for Latin American writers. The collection instead repositioned magical realism as an international form used by writers from across the globe and to depict a variety of historical contexts. However, Netflix’s critically acclaimed Narcos (2015), a biopic of Pablo Escobar, firmly attributes magical realism to the Latin American context once again, opening with the statement:

Studies In Control Societies Spring 2018 Issue

updated: 
Saturday, February 10, 2018 - 8:27am
Studies In Control Societies
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 30, 2018

Studies In Control Societies is seeking submissions for the Spring 2018 issue.

We invite submissions that explore the technologies and transformations in state power, political economy, and subjectivity that control societies engender. For spring, we are especially interested in articles that deal with relations of power, control, and technology and their intersections with race, class, and gender.

Some additional suggested topics include:

An edited collection:Staging motherhood and mothers in British drama

updated: 
Saturday, February 10, 2018 - 8:27am
Dr Katarzyna Bronk, Faculty of English, Adam Mickiwicz University, Poznan, Poland
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, April 1, 2018

Staging motherhood and mothers in British drama across centuries

Due to the ongoing discussions on the value of family in the contemporary world, the subject of motherhood returned to the forefront of public discourse in Europe and incited new polemics on – as is suggested by rightist politics – the natural drive towards maternity. We wish to broaden the research on motherhood and focus on topics and tropes of motherhood, mothers, maternity, and mothering as shown on stage and presented in published/written British drama.

We invite you to send abstracts on literary/dramatic and linguistic/semantic aspects related to the idea of dramatised motherhood. We are particularly looking for papers on:

(DEADLINE EXTENDED) QTRG Spring Conference: Futures of Queer Theory

updated: 
Friday, February 9, 2018 - 7:20pm
Queer Theory Reading Group at UC Irvine
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, February 10, 2018

Call For Papers

QTRG Spring Conference: Futures of Queer Theory

Location: UC Irvine

Conference Date: May 11th, 2018

Keynote Speaker: Elizabeth Freeman (UC Davis) 

Submission Deadline (EXTENDED): February 24, 2018

Performance, Religion, and Spirituality call for Abstracts

updated: 
Friday, February 9, 2018 - 11:33am
Performance, Religion, and Spirituality Journal
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, March 1, 2018

 

 

Performance, Religion, and Spirituality

General Call for Abstracts and Papers

Volume 1 Issue 2, Summer 2018

 

Authors are welcome to submit articles or abstracts for the general issues of PRS at any time.

 

Community Outreach in the Arts Conference

updated: 
Friday, February 9, 2018 - 11:31am
Philadelphia Theatre Research Symposium
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, March 5, 2018

Call for Papers

 

Philadelphia Theatre Research Symposium

May 3-4, 2018

 

 

Conference Theme:

Community Outreach and the Arts

 

Keynote Speaker and Workshop Presenter

Michael John Garcés, Cornerstone Theatre Company

 

Early Career Reseachers VI

updated: 
Friday, February 9, 2018 - 11:28am
Gender Forum, an Internet Journal for Gender Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, April 15, 2018

In order to encourage the next generation of academics, interdisciplinary, peer-reviewed e-journal gender forum launched its first annual Early Career Researchers Issue in October 2013. Now every year sees a special issue dedicated to presenting the work of emerging researchers.

Contributions for the upcoming sixth Early Career Researchers Issue may consist of new academic writing composed specifically for the occasion or exceptional, previously unpublished term papers. Please note that given the journal’s focus, all submissions must engage with Gender Studies, Feminist Studies, Masculinity Studies, and/or Queer Theory.

"Whose reality? Representing and Represented Identities in Arts and Politics"

updated: 
Friday, February 9, 2018 - 11:27am
Graduate Student-TROPOS Association (Michigan State University)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 30, 2018

Under the current political climate, reality is a territory in constant epistemological dispute. The notion itself is frequently addressed throughout different disciplines, such as Literature, Cinema, as well as Physics and Cybernetics, revealing a questioning of power and its representations. Who determines what is real? How do we, as scholars, engage with reality(ies) through our work? How does Academia manage this category of knowledge?

The TROPOS organizing committee welcomes submissions for papers or organized panels in English, French, and Spanish that explore possible answers to these and other questions as represented in cultural production of the Romance World. Topics of interest include, but are not limited to:

 

MLA 2019 Pitch to Page: Teaching the Publication Process

updated: 
Friday, February 9, 2018 - 11:25am
Claire Sommers, The Graduate Center, CUNY
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, March 1, 2018

Professors have been advised to “publish or perish” for nearly 100 years. First coined in 1927, this phrase warns professors that in order to maintain their jobs, they must publish their work. Publishing has always been central to academia, as it is the primary vehicle through which scholars share their research with a larger audience. Yet, in recent years, academia has changed so that publishing is not reserved for those who are already professors. Instead, publishing has become a requirement for any one who is applying to become a professor, with PhD students being encouraged to publish their research before they have finished their degrees.

The logics of persuasion. Between anthropology and rhetoric

updated: 
Friday, February 9, 2018 - 11:25am
Department of Cultures and Societies
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, March 25, 2018

Call for papers

The logics of persuasion. Between anthropology and rhetoric

 

International Conference

University of Palermo, April 19 - 20, 2018

Polo Didattico, Building 12, Seminar room A and Multi-medial room A

 

Deadline for receiving abstracts: March 25, 2018

 

NWSA 2018 “Protected Subjects”

updated: 
Friday, February 9, 2018 - 11:21am
Rachel Elin Nolan, University of Connecticut
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, February 16, 2018

National Women’s Studies Association (NWSA) Conference 2018

November 8-11, Atlanta, GA.

Proposed Panel: "Protected Subjects"

Theorising the Popular Conference - Liverpool (UK), 11-12 July 2018

updated: 
Friday, February 9, 2018 - 11:20am
Joshua Gulam / Liverpool Hope University - Media and Communication Department
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 23, 2018

Theorising the Popular Conference 2018

Liverpool Hope University, July 11th-12th 2018

 

The Popular Culture Research Group at Liverpool Hope University is delighted to announce its eighth annual international conference, ‘Theorising the Popular’. Building on the success of previous years, the 2018 conference aims to highlight the intellectual originality, depth and breadth of ‘popular’ disciplines, as well as their academic relationship with and within ‘traditional’ subjects. One of its chief goals will be to generate debate that challenges academic hierarchies and cuts across disciplinary barriers.

MLA 2019: Postcolonial Textual Transactions and Critical Reception

updated: 
Friday, February 9, 2018 - 11:17am
MLA Africa since 1990 Forum
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, March 15, 2018

In his 2001 book, The Postcolonial Exotic: Marketing the Margins, Graham Huggan contends that writers from formerly colonized societies negotiate their marginality and the “realpolitik of metropolitan economic dominance” by providing “exotic registers” and making them “palatable” for “predominantly metropolitan audiences” (viii). This non-guaranteed MLA session organized by The Africa Since 1990 forum invites submissions examining literary texts from the Global South that circulate well beyond their immediate contexts of production. To what extent is this circulation due to the exoticism that Huggan elaborates in his book? What other factors may be at work in the appreciation and appropriation of these works in new environments?

Soliciting popular culture essay for literary tourism collection

updated: 
Friday, February 9, 2018 - 11:17am
LuAnn McCracken Fletcher
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, March 31, 2018

Single essay sought for inclusion in a collection of essays on literary tourism and the British Isles, under contract for publication by Lexington Books in December 2018, to round out a section on contemporary popular culture and tourism. The collection explores the complex and mutually informing relationships among narratives of history, fiction and film, and tourism via a series of studies of physical locations in the British Isles.

No More Room in Hell: A Half-Century of Undead Media

updated: 
Friday, February 9, 2018 - 11:14am
FMSGSO, University of Pittsburgh
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, June 30, 2018

Film and Media Studies Graduate Student Organization Annual Conference, University of Pittsburgh

 

No More Room in Hell: A Half-Century of Undead Media | September 28-29, 2018

 

10th Annual Louisiana Studies Conference

updated: 
Friday, February 9, 2018 - 11:13am
Northwestern State University of Louisiana
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, June 1, 2018

10th Annual Louisiana Studies Conference

CALL FOR PAPERS 

The 10th Annual Louisiana Studies Conference will be held September 21-22, 2018 at Northwestern State University in Natchitoches, Louisiana. The conference committee is now accepting presentation proposals for the upcoming conference. The 2018 conference theme, “Once Upon a Time in Louisiana,” is dedicated to exploring Louisiana’s long and continued relationship with narrative. Presentation proposals on any aspect of Louisiana narratives, as well as creative texts and performances by, about, and/or for Louisiana and Louisianans, are sought for this year’s conference.

Graphing the Self: Modern Poetry and Portraiture

updated: 
Friday, February 9, 2018 - 11:11am
Modernist Studies Association
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, March 28, 2018

MSA Annual Conference "Graphic Modernisms" 

Columbus, OH

November 8-11


"Graphing the Self: Modern Poetry and Portraiture"

Computational Methods for Literary-Historical Textual Studies, 3-5 July 2018

updated: 
Friday, February 9, 2018 - 11:10am
Gabriel Egan / De Montfort University
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, May 1, 2018

The Centre for Textual Studies at De Montfort University in Leicester, England, is running a three-day international conference to  showcase and explore the latest methods for analyzing literary and historical texts using computers. A particular focus will be the ways in which literary and historical scholarship will turn increasingly algorithmic in the future as we invent wholly new kinds of questions to ask of our texts because we have wholly new ways to investigate them. The conference will bring together, and put into fruitful dialogue, scholars using traditional literary and historical methods and those exploring and inventing new computational methods, to their mutual benefit.

Call for Essays on Aging and Ageism

updated: 
Friday, February 9, 2018 - 11:09am
Hungarian Journal of English and American Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, May 1, 2018

Call for Essays on Aging and Ageism

 

Scholars and Ph.D. students in literary, theatre, and performance studies are invited to offer abstracts of prospective papers for a special block of essays Negotiating Aging and Ageism in English-speaking Literatures, Theatre and Performance Arts to be published in the Hungarian Journal of English and American Studies (HJEAS), an MLA indexed, JSTOR archived, and ProQuest-available journal of the Institute of English and American Studies at the University of Debrecen, Hungary. Publication is planned for 2019-2020.

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