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Folk Horror in the 21st Century

updated: 
Thursday, December 6, 2018 - 9:21am
Conference on Folk Horror in the 21st c; Falmouth University
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, April 1, 2019

FOLK HORROR IN THE 21ST CENTURY

 

Folk Horror in the 21st Century, is a two-day conference to be hosted by Falmouth University (UK) on Thursday September 5 and Friday September 6, 2019. The conference organizers Ruth Heholt (Falmouth University, UK) and Dawn Keetley (Lehigh University, USA) invite proposals on all aspects of folk horror, in all periods, across all regions and in all mediums, exploring the meanings and manifestations of the folk horror renaissance in the 21st century.

 Keynote and plenary speakers: Tanya Krzywinska (Falmouth University), Catherine Spooner (Lancaster University) and Bernice Murphy (Trinity College Dublin). 

Negotiating the Borderlands: Identities and Encounters in the Liminal

updated: 
Thursday, December 6, 2018 - 9:21am
Jason Wilby / Uni of New Mexico
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 18, 2019

11th Annual Comparative Literature and Cultural Studies Graduate Student Conference and Workshop

University of New Mexico, Albuquerque

March 22-23, 2019

Negotiating the Borderlands: Identities and Encounters in the Liminal

Keynote lecture to be delivered by: Dr. Claudia Sadowski-Smith, Arizona State University

CFP: Fraud and Forgery - Special issue of Victorian Review

updated: 
Thursday, December 6, 2018 - 2:02am
Jakob Gaardbo Nielsen / Aarhus University, Denmark
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, January 15, 2019

Call for papers

Special issue: Fraud and Forgery 

Submission date: 15 January 2019

Victorian Review invites submissions for a special issue devoted to the topic of fraud and forgery in the long nineteenth century (1789-1914).This issue will consider representations of fraud and forgery in British literature and culture, ranging from thematic representations of these subjects in literature, their pervasiveness in economic cultures and discourses, to their entanglement with the processes of literary, artistic and cultural production.

Milton and Materiality

updated: 
Wednesday, December 5, 2018 - 2:11pm
UC Berkeley - Townsend Center Working Group for the History of the Book
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, December 17, 2018

A good book is the precious lifeblood of a master spirit, embalmed and treasured up on purpose to a life beyond life. 

Victorian Marketplaces: Consumers, Consumables, Circulation, and Consumption

updated: 
Wednesday, December 5, 2018 - 1:58pm
The 52nd Annual Conference of the Victorian Studies Association of Ontario
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, February 5, 2019

The 52nd Annual Conference of the Victorian Studies Association of Ontario
Glendon College, York University, 27 April 2019
Call for Papers

 

Victorian Marketplaces: Consumers, Consumables, Circulation, and Consumption

 

Pacific Arts and Climate Activism: ASLE 2019

updated: 
Wednesday, December 5, 2018 - 11:20am
ASLE (Association for the Study of Literature and Environment)
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, December 15, 2018

Call for Papers: Paradise Rising: Pacific Arts and Climate Activism

Association for the Study of Literature and Environment Biennial Conference, UC Davis, June 26-30 2019

 

Organizers:  Rebecca Hogue (rhhogue@ucdavis.edu), University of California, Davis, and Anaïs Maurer (anais.maurer@colby.edu), Colby College

Proposed Format:  Roundtable (5-6 Presenters) 

updated Gender in 21st Century Television

updated: 
Wednesday, December 5, 2018 - 11:15am
Amanda Konkle / Georgia Southern University
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 14, 2018

I am seeking a couple of additional essays for an edited collection on Gender and Twenty-First Century Television. I am looking in particular for essays that address contemporary television narratives featuring people of color (such as Scandal, How to Get Away with Murder, Empire, Jane, the Virgin, Vida, Atlanta, etc.) If you are interested, please send a 300-word abstract and brief bio to Amanda Konkle, akonkle@georgiasouthern.edu, by December 14. 

This collection is being proposed to an interested peer-reviewed, open access, university-affiliated press. 

I have copied the original call below:

FILM REVIEWS

updated: 
Wednesday, December 5, 2018 - 11:15am
Dr. Antonio Sanna, journal "The Quint"
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, February 15, 2019

FILM REVIEWS FOR THE QUINT

 

The quint is a peer-reviewed journal published by the University College of the North, P.O. Box 3000, The Pas, Manitoba, Canada. For itsforty second issue the journal is issuing a call for theoretically informed and historically grounded submissions of scholarly interest—as well as creative writing, original art, interviews, and reviews of books.

Making Connections: Within, Between, and Beyond English and the Humanities

updated: 
Wednesday, December 5, 2018 - 12:12am
English Graduate Student Association/ Idaho State University
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 11, 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:                    

[Reminder] Trauma, Memory, and Disability in the Whedonverse

updated: 
Tuesday, December 4, 2018 - 4:55pm
Alyson R. Buckman (CSU-Sacramento), Juliette C. Kitchens (Nova Southeastern Univ.), Katherine A. Troyer (Trinity Univ.)
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, December 15, 2018

Co-editors Alyson R. Buckman, Juliette C. Kitchens, and Katherine A. Troyer invite proposals or completed, previously unpublished essays for a scholarly anthology on the representation of trauma, memory, and disability in the works of Joss Whedon. While scholarly texts on the Whedonverse are numerous, less work has been done on the construction of trauma, memory, and disability within these works.

 

CFP: Time in the Arts journal special edition

updated: 
Tuesday, December 4, 2018 - 2:54pm
KronoScope: Journal for the Study of Time
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 1, 2019

Special Issue of

KronoScope: Journal for the Study of Time

 

Time in the Arts

Call for Papers

 

Deadline

1 March 2019

 

 Editor:

Dr Rose Harris-Birtill

rhb8@st-andrews.ac.uk

 

Return, Resistance, Resilience, and Recovery: UCSD Department of Literature's First Annual Graduate Conference

updated: 
Tuesday, December 4, 2018 - 2:43pm
UC San Diego
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, January 15, 2019

UC San Diego’s Department of Literature is excited to announce our first annual graduate conference. This year’s theme, “Return, Resistance, Resilience, and Recovery,” embraces the complexities of the prefix “post-” in “post-apocalypse.” We are happy to confirm Dr. Shelley Streeby as our keynote speaker; her work on science fiction, climate change, and activism along with her experience in Literature, Ethnic Studies, and the Critical Gender Studies Program will especially enrich our interdisciplinary discussion!

 

Teaching William Carlos Williams

updated: 
Tuesday, December 4, 2018 - 8:41am
William Carlos Williams Society
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 13, 2019

The William Carlos Williams Society is sponsoring two panels at the ALA convention in Boston on 23-26 May. This call invites teachers and scholars to share their experience of teaching William Carlos Williams and his work in the classroom. The panel will be a round-table discussion featuring 5-6 speakers each of whom would present a short paper (8-10 minutes) as a springboard for a general interactive discussion. The aim is that this panel will form the basis for a subsequent publication on this topic.

Please submit an abstract of 250-300 words and a short bio.

Essays on Twenty-First Century TV Witches from Charmed to Sabrina

updated: 
Tuesday, December 4, 2018 - 8:40am
Aaron Ho / Beijing Institute of Technology Zhuhai
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 14, 2019

CALL FOR PROPOSALS

Sabrina: I want freedom and power.

Prudence: He will never give you that. The Dark Lord. The thought of you, of any of us, having both terrifies him.

Sabrina: Why is that?

Prudence: He is a man, isn’t he?

Although dramatic programs on witches have been on television since the sixties, 2018 saw an unprecedented preoccupation with them. In addition to ongoing supernatural series, there are at least seven new witch-themed shows which started this year: The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina, Charmed, Legacies, A Discovery of Witches, Light as a Feather, Disenchantment, and Britannia.

Elizabeth Bowen: Blurring Boundaries

updated: 
Tuesday, December 4, 2018 - 8:37am
Elizabeth Bowen Society
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, February 28, 2019

Elizabeth Bowen: Blurring Boundaries

University of Bedfordshire, 8th June 2019

Call for Papers

Keynote Speakers: Professor Andrew Bennett (University of Bristol)

Professor Nicholas Royle (University of Sussex)

 The Elizabeth Bowen Society is delighted to announce its second international conference. Recent years have seen a growing and sustained interest in Bowen’s work, which can be read through a wide variety of literary approaches.  No longer thought of as a writer on the margins of Bloomsbury, Bowen rightly occupies a central place in our understanding of both the twentieth century and twentieth-century literature.  

"Studia Ceranea" 2019

updated: 
Tuesday, December 4, 2018 - 8:36am
„Studia Ceranea. Journal of the Waldemar Ceran Research Centre for the History and Culture of the Mediterranean Area and South-East Europe”
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, April 30, 2019

Authors are invited to submit articles for publication in „Studia Ceranea. Journal of the Waldemar Ceran Research Centre for the History and Culture of the Mediterranean Area and South-East Europe” 9/2019. Manuscripts should be submitted through Open Journal Systems:  https://czasopisma.uni.lodz.pl/sceranea/user/register by April 30th, 2019.

Handbook on Digital and Public Humanities

updated: 
Tuesday, December 4, 2018 - 8:35am
Anne Schwan and Tara Thomson / Edinburgh Napier University
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 25, 2019

This collection seeks to bring together some of the most recent international scholarship and developments in the interdisciplinary fields of digital and public humanities. Alongside a critical exploration of the production, distribution and scholarship of culture in relation to digital media and technologies, the collection will examine the possibilities and challenges of publicly engaged scholarship in the digital humanities and beyond. Working with a broad definition of ‘public humanities’, we wish to interrogate the multifaceted interface of arts and humanities scholarship and engagement with wider ‘publics’ beyond academia, from literary and cultural heritage to creative arts and performance.

Il Parlaggio - new issue May 2019

updated: 
Tuesday, December 4, 2018 - 8:33am
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”.

Herstory Re-Imagined: Women’s Lives in Biographical Fiction and Film

updated: 
Tuesday, December 4, 2018 - 8:33am
University of Vienna / Centre for Life-Writing Research, King's College London
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, June 21, 2019

Herstory Re-Imagined:

Women’s Lives in Biographical Fiction and Film

 

 

16-17 December 2019

Centre for Life-Writing Research, King’s College London, UK

Convenors: Julia Lajta-Novak (Vienna) and Caitríona Ní Dhúill (Durham)

www.herstory-reimagined.net

 

 

2019 Penn State Global Asias Summer Institute “Digital Asias”

updated: 
Tuesday, December 4, 2018 - 8:32am
Penn State Asian Studies & Global Asias Initiative
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, March 4, 2019

Call for Applications

2019 Penn State Global Asias Summer Institute “Digital Asias”

Penn State University invites applicants for its annual Global Asias Summer Institute, to be held June 3-7, 2019. This year’s Institute, co-directed by Joseph Jonghyun Jeon (UC-Irvine) and Jonathan E. Abel (Penn State), focuses on the topic of “Digital Asias.”

2020 Vision: Writing During the Trump Era

updated: 
Tuesday, December 4, 2018 - 8:30am
The St. John's Humanities Review Spring 2019 Issue
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, February 15, 2019

Call for papers, The St. John's Humanities Review Spring 2019 Issue

 

The St. John’s University Humanities Review

 

Special Issue: “2020 Vision: Writing During the Trump Era”

 

Deadline for Abstracts: December 31, 2018

Deadline for Submissions: February 15, 2019

Editors: M.H. Daniels and Steven O. Ikeme

Contact email: SJUHumanitiesReview@gmail.com

 

“2020 Vision” A Special Issue of The St. John’s University Humanities Review Spring 2019

 

CALL FOR PAPERS FOR A SPECIAL ISSUE OF THE JOURNAL "SARE"

updated: 
Tuesday, December 4, 2018 - 5:19am
Professor Sharmani Patricia Gabriel/Department of English, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, Universiti Malaya, Kuala Lumpur 50603, Malaysia
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, April 15, 2019

CALL FOR PAPERS: SPECIAL ISSUE ON LOVE  (https://sare.um.edu.my/)
Vol. 56, No. 2, December 2019
Guest Editor:  Wernmei Yong Ade

Flickering Landscapes Conference - The Image of Migration: Landscapes and People - DEADLINE EXTENDED

updated: 
Monday, December 3, 2018 - 6:56pm
Flickering Landscapes
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, February 1, 2019

NEW EXTENDED DEADLINE

Flickering Landscapes Conference - "The Image of Migration: Landscapes and People"

Center for Emerging Media, University of Central Florida

Orlando, FL, United States, March 28-30, 2019

PRESENTED BY:

The Center for Humanities and Digital Research, The Nicholson School of Communications and Media, and the Texts and Technology Doctoral Program at the University of Central Florida

SPONSORED BY:

Postwar Area Studies Group ALA 2019

updated: 
Monday, December 3, 2018 - 1:46pm
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 two 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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