all recent posts

Journal of the British Fantasy Society: Gene Wolfe special (to be published in Autumn 2020)

updated: 
Tuesday, October 15, 2019 - 5:02pm
British Fantasy Society Journal
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, May 1, 2020

The Journal of the British Fantasy Society contains a mix of academic papers, reviews, interviews and feature articles. Our contributors and readers have interests across many genres and in many media: literature, comics, movies, music, oral histories and so on. 

Speaking of Violence

updated: 
Tuesday, October 15, 2019 - 5:01pm
Iowa Journal of Cultural Studies, University of Iowa
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, December 15, 2019

The Iowa Journal of Cultural Studies is a fully open access peer-reviewed publication edited by graduate students at The University of Iowa that mixes traditional approaches and contemporary interventions in the interdisciplinary humanities and interpretive social sciences. This year’s issue will explore the boundaries that can challenge and facilitate interdisciplinary scholarship through an inquiry into speaking of violence. 

CFP: "The Berlin Wall. 30 Years After": BROLLY. Journal of Social Sciences (London, UK)

updated: 
Tuesday, October 15, 2019 - 4:51pm
London Academic Publishing
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, November 25, 2019

Call for papers: BROLLY. Journal of Social Sciences

London Academic Publishing, UK

 

Vol. 2, No. 3, December 2019 - Special Issue: "The Berlin Wall. 30 Years After"

Submission Deadline: November 25, 2019

 

No publication fee will be charged.

 

ISSN 2516-869X (Print)

ISSN 2516-8703 (Online)

(Open Access)

 

Contact:

brolly@journals.lapub.co.uk

 

Web:

www.journals.lapub.co.uk/index.php/Brolly

https://www.facebook.com/LondonAcademicPublishing/

 

Iowa Journal of Cultural Studies - Reviews

updated: 
Tuesday, October 15, 2019 - 4:51pm
Iowa Journal of Cultural Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, December 15, 2019

Iowa Journal of Cultural Studies - Reviews

deadline for submissions:

December 15, 2019

full name / name of organization:

Iowa Journal of Cultural Studies

contact email: ijcs@uiowa.edu

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 issue: Speaking of Violence. The Deadline for Reviews is Sunday, December 15th, 2019.

Ọyẹ́: Journal of Language, Literature and Popular Culture Vol. 2, No. 1

updated: 
Tuesday, October 15, 2019 - 4:51pm
Harry Olufunwa / Federal University, Oye-Ekiti, Nigeria
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, March 31, 2020

Ọyẹ́: Journal of Language, Literature and Popular Culture is an academic journal domiciled in the Department of English and Literary Studies of the Federal University, Oye-Ekiti, Ekiti State, Nigeria. It seeks to publish insightful research from established and emerging scholars on all aspects of English language, literature and popular culture, especially as it relates to Africa and the Black Diaspora. For its next edition which will be published in April 2020, Ọyẹ́ invites interested researchers and scholars to submit completed papers on any aspect of language, literature and popular culture. We are especially interested in submissions with an interdisciplinary focus.

The Plays of Anne Washburn

updated: 
Tuesday, October 15, 2019 - 4:50pm
Comparative Drama Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, November 3, 2019

The Plays of Anne Washburn

 

The Comparative Drama Conference asks for abstracts on the plays of Anne Washburn.  The conference does not require any specific focus, but some possible topics are:

 

Mr. Burns: A Post-Electric Play and other post-apocalyptic plays

Washburn's interest in the focusing on popular culture in her plays (for example, The Simpsons in Mr. Burns, her adaption of The Twilight Zone)

Washburn's contribution to the growing number of plays about Trump or inspired by Trump 

Washburn in dialogue with other playwrights

 

Special Panel: Esoteric and Occult Cinema (Esotericism & Occultism Area)

updated: 
Tuesday, October 15, 2019 - 4:50pm
Southwest Popular/American Culture Association
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, October 31, 2019

Special Panel CFP : Esoteric and Occult Cinema

In the Esotericism & Occultism Area of the Southwest Popular/American Culture Association

Annual Conference, Albuquerque, February 19-22, 2020

Sixteenth International Conference on Technology, Knowledge, and Society

updated: 
Tuesday, October 15, 2019 - 4:50pm
Common Ground Research Networks
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, February 3, 2020

The Sixteenth International Conference on Technology, Knowledge, and Society will be held at the iHotel and Conference Center at the University of Illinois Research Park, Champaign, USA, 26–27 March 2020. 

To submit your proposal please follow the link here: https://techandsoc.com/2020-conference/call-for-papers 

 

Special Panel: Esoteric and Occult Politics (Esotericism & Occultism Area)

updated: 
Tuesday, October 15, 2019 - 4:46pm
Southwest Popular/American Culture Association
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, October 31, 2019

Special Panel CFP : Esoteric and Occult Politics

In the Esotericism & Occultism Area of the Southwest Popular/American Culture Association

Annual Conference, Albuquerque, February 19-22, 2020

Special Panel: Magic in the Modern World (Esotericism & Occultism Area)

updated: 
Tuesday, October 15, 2019 - 4:46pm
Southwest Popular/American Culture Association
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, October 31, 2019

Special Panel CFP : Magic in the Modern World

In the Esotericism & Occultism Area of the Southwest Popular/American Culture Association

Annual Conference, Albuquerque, February 19-22, 2020

Long Eighteenth-Century Drama (SCSECS 2019)

updated: 
Tuesday, October 15, 2019 - 4:45pm
Ashley Bender / South Central Society of Eighteenth-Century Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, November 30, 2019

We are seeking abstracts for a panel on long eighteenth-century drama for the upcoming SCSECS conference in St. Augustine, Florida (Feb. 7-8, 2020). Essays can be on any topic related to drama, and we especially welcome essays that fit this year's theme, "The Speedy Enlightenment: Moving, Racing, Quickening, and Otherwise Accelerating the Long Eighteenth Century." Send abstracts to Ashley Bender at abender@twu.edu

CFP: Genres in Literature (Deadline: Jan 1, 2020)

updated: 
Tuesday, October 15, 2019 - 4:45pm
Sanglap: Journal of Literary and Cultural Inquiry
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, January 1, 2020

Discussing the epic and the novel, Mikhail Bakhtin refers to a “historical struggle of genres” that underwrites “the establishment and growth of a generic skeleton of literature.” Literature as a diverse discursive domain consists of various forms and genres that shape and functionalize it. There is a thin line between specific literary forms and genres. Is novel a form or genre? If novel is a form, we can think of particular genres of the novel such as gothic, whodunit, comedy, historical drama and so on. On the other hand, if novel is a genre, there are literary forms such as realism, naturalism, pastiche, parody, etc.

CFP: "Horror," SWPACA, Albuquerque, February 19-22, 2020

updated: 
Tuesday, October 15, 2019 - 4:45pm
SWPACA
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, October 31, 2019

Call for Papers

 

“Horror”

 

Southwest Popular / American Culture Association (SWPACA)

 

41st Annual Conference, February 19-22, 2020

Hyatt Regency Hotel & Conference Center

Albuquerque, New Mexico

http://www.southwestpca.org

Proposal submission deadline: October 31, 2019

ArtsPraxis Volume 7, Issue 1

updated: 
Tuesday, October 15, 2019 - 4:45pm
Jonathan P Jones, PhD / New York University
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, November 15, 2019

ArtsPraxis Volume 7, Issue 1

ISSN: 1552-5236

 

ArtsPraxis Volume 7, Issue 1 looks to engage members of the global Educational Theatre community in dialogue around current research and practice. This call for papers is released in anticipation of the publication of ArtsPraxis Volume 6, Issue 2. The submission deadline for Volume 7, Issue 1 is November 15, 2019.

Submissions should fall under one of the following categories:

Flann O’Brien and the Nonhuman: Animals, Environments, Machines

updated: 
Tuesday, October 15, 2019 - 4:44pm
Katherine Ebury, Paul Fagan, John Greaney
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, February 1, 2020

Call for Papers

Edited Collection

 

Flann O’Brien and the Nonhuman: Animals, Environments, Machines

ed. Katherine Ebury, Paul Fagan, John Greaney

Call for Papers: Children’s and Adolescent Literature at CEA 2020

updated: 
Tuesday, October 15, 2019 - 4:44pm
College English Association
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, November 1, 2019

Call for Papers, Children’s and Adolescent Literature at CEA 2020

March 26-28, 2020 | Hilton Head Island, South Carolina

Hilton Head Marriott Resort and Spa

The College English Association, a gathering of scholar-teachers in English studies, welcomes proposals for presentations on Children’s and Adolescent Literature for our 51st annual conference. Submit your proposal at www.cea-web.org

While we welcome essays pertaining to any area of Children’s and Adolescent Literature, we are particularly interested in explorations of “tides” in literature and culture, including rhetorical studies, books, films, digital texts, and other media.

Call for Papers: Disability Studies at CEA 2020

updated: 
Tuesday, October 15, 2019 - 4:44pm
College English Association
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, November 1, 2019

Call for Papers, Disability Studies at CEA 2020

March 26-28, 2020 | Hilton Head Island, South Carolina

Hilton Head Marriott Resort and Spa

The College English Association, a gathering of scholar-teachers in English studies, welcomes proposals for presentations on Disability Studies for our 51st annual conference. Submit your proposal at www.cea-web.org

While we welcome essays pertaining to any area of Disability Studies, we are particularly interested in explorations of “tides” in literature and culture, including rhetorical studies, books, films, digital texts, and other media.

Conference Theme

CFP: "War & Culture," SWPACA, Albuquerque, February 19-22, 2020

updated: 
Tuesday, October 15, 2019 - 4:44pm
SWPACA
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, October 31, 2019

Call for Papers

 

“War & Culture”

 

Southwest Popular / American Culture Association (SWPACA)

 

41st Annual Conference, February 19-22, 2020

Hyatt Regency Hotel & Conference Center

Albuquerque, New Mexico

http://www.southwestpca.org

Proposal submission deadline: October 31, 2019

 

VERGE: STUDIES IN GLOBAL ASIAS - ISSUE 7.1:OPEN ISSUE

updated: 
Tuesday, October 15, 2019 - 4:44pm
VERGE: STUDIES IN GLOBAL ASIAS
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, November 1, 2019

This open issue invites essays related to the broader project of Verge: Studiesin Global Asias, which showcases scholarship on “Asian” topics from across the humanities and humanistic social sciences, while recognizing that the changing scope of “Asia” as a concept and method is today an object of vital critical concern. Deeply transnational and transhistorical in scope, Verge emphasizes thematic and conceptual links among the disciplines and regional/area studies formations that address Asia in a variety of particularist (national, subnational, individual) and generalist (national, regional, global) modes.

The Plays of David Henry Hwang

updated: 
Tuesday, October 15, 2019 - 4:43pm
Comparative Drama Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, November 3, 2019

The Plays of David Henry Hwang

Sponsored Panel by the David Henry Hwang Society

Any abstract proposal  on David Henry Hwang’s plays are welcome.

 

Some possible topics include:

 

The generation of Asian-American playwrights who have followed Hwang and their (dis)connection with his legacy

The presence of autobiography in his plays, particularly Yellow Face and Soft Power

Hwang's representation of China 

Comparing Hwang's theatrical legacy with his work on Showtime's The Affair

A discussion of Hwang's engagement with Trump in Soft Power in comparison to other theatrical depictions of Trump

 

Call for Papers: Popular Culture at CEA 2020

updated: 
Tuesday, October 15, 2019 - 4:43pm
College English Association
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, November 1, 2019

Call for Papers, Popular Culture at CEA 2020

March 26-28, 2020 | Hilton Head Island, South Carolina

Hilton Head Marriott Resort and Spa

The College English Association, a gathering of scholar-teachers in English studies, welcomes proposals for presentations on Popular Culture for our 51st annual conference. Submit your proposal at www.cea-web.org

While we welcome essays pertaining to any area of Popular Culture, we are particularly interested in explorations of “tides” in literature and culture, including rhetorical studies, books, films, digital texts, and other media.

Conference Theme

Deadline Approaching: American Literature at PCA 2020

updated: 
Tuesday, October 15, 2019 - 4:43pm
Corey Taylor / Popular Culture Association
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, November 1, 2019

The American Literature Area of the Popular Culture Association invites submissions for our National Conference, to be held April 15-18, 2020 at the Downtown Marriott in Philadelphia, PA. The deadline for submissions is Friday, November 1, 2019.

Forging Identities: Agency, Voice, and Representation in African American Literature and Beyond

updated: 
Tuesday, October 15, 2019 - 3:53pm
Howard University Graduate English Student Association
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, December 2, 2019

The Howard University Graduate English Student Association’s 5th Annual Conference

Forging Identities: Agency, Voice, and Representation in African American Literature and Beyond

 

Deadline for Submissions: December 2, 2019

Conference Date: March 26 and 27, 2020

Conference Location: The Browsing Room of Founders Library, Howard University

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Keith D. Leonard, Author of Fettered Genius

Final Fantasy VII at 25: Critical Essays

updated: 
Monday, October 14, 2019 - 9:19am
Jason Cash & Craig Olsen / SUNY Delhi & U Arkansas Monticello
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 31, 2020

As a flagship title for Sony’s Playstation console, Final Fantasy VII was one of the first high-profile games to blend cinematic narrative with deep/immersive gameplay.  Thus, the editors of Final Fantasy VII at 25, an upcoming title in McFarland's Studies in Gaming series, are seeking contributions to a collection which will examine the storytelling of the game, the many themes and motifs expressed, and how various mechanics all relate to the player experience. 

Pages