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Postgraduate English Journal Call for Submissions (Issue 37)

updated: 
Friday, June 22, 2018 - 4:05pm
Durham University
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, August 31, 2018

The Postgraduate English Journal, Durham University’s Online peer-reviewed literary journal, is one of the longest-running online postgraduate literary journals in the UK. In recent years the journal has received reprint requests from academic publishers.

Early-career researchers/academics and postgraduates are invited to submit papers of 5,000–7,000 words (or book reviews of no more than 2,000 words) by Friday, August 31, 2018 for the journal’s 37th edition.

Suspicion

updated: 
Friday, June 22, 2018 - 11:26am
Universidade Catolica Portuguesa
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, July 31, 2018

Call for Articles

Suspicion

Deadline for submissions: July 31, 2018

Steinbeck and the Twenty-First Century: Identity, Influence, and Impact

updated: 
Friday, June 22, 2018 - 11:23am
Martha Heasley Cox Center for Steinbeck Studies / San Jose State University
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, February 28, 2019

The International Society of Steinbeck Scholars Announces
An International Conference

Steinbeck and the Twenty-First Century: Identity, Influence, and Impact
May 1-3, 2019
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Library, San José State University

MEARCSTAPA/Preternature special issue

updated: 
Friday, June 22, 2018 - 11:23am
MEARCSTAPA
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, October 1, 2018

MEARCSTAPA

Call for Papers

 

MEARCSTAPA (Monsters: The Experimental Association for the Research of Cryptozoology through Scholarly Theory and Practical Application) invites papers on any topic of Monsters/Monster theory, or the Supernatural/Uncanny for a special issue of the journal Preternature(PSU Press). The special issue will celebrate MEARCSTAPA’s tenth anniversary as an academic society dedicated to the study of the monstrous.

 

Call For Papers: JNT: Journal of Narrative Theory

updated: 
Friday, June 22, 2018 - 11:20am
JNT: Journal of Narrative Theory
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, January 1, 2019

JNT: Journal of Narrative Theory, founded in 1971 as The Journal of Narrative Technique, is a refereed, international journal published three times a year by the Department of English at Eastern Michigan University. JNT continues to follow the high standards set during its first four decades of publication; the newly focused JNTshowcases theoretically sophisticated essays that examine narrative in a host of critical, interdisciplinary, or cross-cultural contexts.

CFP The Gaze - Issue 27, FORUM Postgraduate Journal of Culture & the Arts, 11 September, 2018

updated: 
Friday, June 22, 2018 - 11:19am
FORUM: University of Edinburgh Postgraduate Journal of Culture & the Arts
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, September 11, 2018

FORUM Call for Papers, Issue 27 (2018): The Gaze

Issue 27 of FORUM seeks contributions from a wide range of disciplines concerning the gaze, recognition, and identification. All aspects of culture and identity can be said to be subject to a form of the gaze - how does an art form interact with its audience? How does the presence of the gaze affect the ownership of a medium? How is the gaze redirected in subversive art? Suggested topics include, but are not limited to:

 

  • Visibility and readership of subjugated narratives

  • Digital humanities and contemporary audiences

  • The #metoo movement and the male gaze

Routledge Handbook of Translation and Activism

updated: 
Friday, June 22, 2018 - 11:18am
Rebecca Gould/Kayvan Tahmasebian
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, September 30, 2018

Rebecca Gould (University of Birmingham) and Kayvan Tahmasebian are seeking contributions to the Routledge Handbook of Translation and Activism. Current contributions range across Middle Eastern, African, and Latin American literatures. Contributions from scholars, translators, writers, and creative practitioners are encouraged. We are particularly eager to include more contributions on political theory (Marx, Gramsci, Walter Benjamin, Fanon) in relation to translation and activism, as well as contributions addressing the following themes:

* Translators as activists

* Translators’ contributions to activism across multilingual divides

* Translating activist and political texts

Replacement and Replaceability in Contemporary Culture

updated: 
Friday, June 22, 2018 - 10:11am
CECC - Research Centre for Communication and Culture
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, June 30, 2018

REPLACEMENT AND REPLACEABILITY IN CONTEMPORARY CULTURE

VIII Graduate Conference in Culture Studies

6–7 December 2018 | Universidade Católica Portuguesa – Lisbon

 Call for Papers

We call for papers for the 8th Graduate Conference in Culture Studies. This edition will be on the theme of “Replacement and Replaceability in Contemporary Culture” and takes place in Lisbon on the 6th and 7th of December 2018. The conference is organized by The Lisbon Consortium in conjunction with the Research Centre for Communication and Culture at the Universidade Católica Portuguesa.

Oraxiom: A Journal of Non-Philosophy Inaugural Issue, 'The End Times'

updated: 
Friday, June 22, 2018 - 10:11am
Oraxiom: A Journal of Non-Philosophy
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, August 31, 2018

Oraxiom: A Journal of Non-Philosophy Inaugural Issue, 'The End Times'

The apocalypse is disappointing.
—Maurice Blanchot, 1964

Another end of the world is possible.
—Anonymous graffiti, 2016

Polygraph 28 "Marxism and Climate Change"

updated: 
Friday, June 22, 2018 - 9:16am
Michael Gaffney, Claire Ravenscroft, and Casey Williams
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, January 31, 2019

Call for Papers

Polygraph 28 “Marxism and Climate Change”

Diagnosing History: Medicine in Television Costume Dramas

updated: 
Friday, June 22, 2018 - 9:11am
Dr. Julie Anne Taddeo
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, September 15, 2018

There has been a long relationship between television and medicine: some of the small screen’s most popular shows, on both sides of the Atlantic, have been medical in focus, from hospital-set dramas like ER to reality TV shows and docudramas like One Born Every Minute. This fascination with doctors, hospitals and bodies is also shared by period drama television, but scholarship has paid little attention to this intersection/relationship.

Medicine and Religion in the Trans-Atlantic World, 1550-1800: Call for Chapter Submissions to Edited Volume

updated: 
Friday, June 22, 2018 - 9:07am
Kathleen Miller (University of Toronto/Queen's University Belfast)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, June 22, 2018

This edited volume interrogates the intersection of medicine and religion in a trans-Atlantic context in the early modern period, from 1550 to 1800. Kathleen Miller, a Marie Skłodowska-Curie Postdoctoral Fellow at University of Toronto/Queen’s University Belfast and author of The Literary Culture of Plague in Early Modern England (Palgrave Macmillan), will edit the volume and seeks out chapter submissions in the areas of literature, history and book history. 

Chapters may address, though are not limited to, the following topics:

Frankenstein Unbound: An Interdisciplinary Conference Exploring Mary Shelley and Gothic Legacies

updated: 
Friday, June 22, 2018 - 6:17am
Arts University Bournemouth
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, June 29, 2018

DEADLINE FOR ABSTRACTS EXTENDED: 29th June 2018

Dates: Wednesday 31 October and Thursday 1 November 2018

Venues: Conference - St Peter’s Church, Bournemouth

 

Keynote Speakers:

  • Sir Christopher Frayling, Chancellor, Arts University Bournemouth
  • Professor Elaine Graham, University of Chester
  • Professor Sir Peter Cooke, CRAB Studios (TBC)

 

In 1849, Mary Shelley and Percy Shelley’s heart were brought to the graveyard of St. Peter’s Church in Bournemouth, where they were buried with the remains of Mary Shelley’s parents Mary Wollstonecraft and William Godwin.

JNT: General Submissions

updated: 
Thursday, June 21, 2018 - 12:13pm
JNT: Journal of Narrative Theory
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, January 1, 2019

JNT: Journal of Narrative Theory, founded in 1971 as The Journal of Narrative Technique, is a refereed, international journal published three times a year by the Department of English at Eastern Michigan University. JNT continues to follow the high standards set during its first four decades of publication; the newly focused JNT showcases theoretically sophisticated essays that examine narrative in a host of critical, interdisciplinary, or cross-cultural contexts.

Poems of War

updated: 
Thursday, June 21, 2018 - 11:58am
South Atlantic Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, July 31, 2018

Emily Dickinson International Society (guaranteed panel) at SAMLA, November 2-4, 2018, Birmingham, Alabama

A Corpus in Fever: Archival Impulses in Theory, Literature, and the Arts

updated: 
Wednesday, June 20, 2018 - 4:09pm
Department of English Language and Literature, National and Kapodistrian Universiy of Athens, Greece / HASE Hellenic Association for the Study of English
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, July 31, 2018

“A Corpus in Fever: Archival Impulses in Theory, Literature, and the Arts”

 

14 December 2018

Confirmed Keynote Speaker: Professor Hélène Aji, Université Paris Nanterre

Call for Papers

The Pedagogy of Harry Potter

updated: 
Wednesday, June 20, 2018 - 9:52am
Marcie Panutsos Rovan and Melissa Wehler
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, July 10, 2018

J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter is one of the most successful series of all time, and since its publication, has inspired scholars to analyze its engagement with gender, its relationship to mythology and fairy tales, and its literary and historical influences. Scholars have examined the impact that the books have had on popular culture, children’s literacy, and children’s literature. Collections have considered the series as a way of exploring politics, philosophy, religion, ethics, and psychology, among other fields. Yet, lost in all this scholarship has been a serious engagement with the way the series portrays education.

CFP: Special Issue of The Space Between: CINEMA in the Space Between

updated: 
Wednesday, June 20, 2018 - 9:38am
Janine Utell / The Space Between Society
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, December 31, 2019

Special Issue  

The Space Between: Literature and Culture 1914–1945

 

Call for Essays:

Cinema in the Space Between: An International Approach

 

The Space Between: Literature and Culture 1914–1945 is the annual peer-reviewed digital journal of the Space Between Society, focused on interdisciplinary scholarship of the two world wars and the decades between.

Deadline for submission: December 31, 2019

 

Empowerings and Victim Shaming: #Me too and its ambivalent repercussions

updated: 
Wednesday, June 20, 2018 - 9:32am
Gender Forum - An Internet Journal for Gender Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, October 15, 2018

“MeToo” was originally phrased/used as a slogan by Tarana Burke in 2006 to raise awareness against sexual violence against women. However, it wasn’t until October 15, 2017 that the slogan/phrase/hashtag became known globally. In the aftermath of the Weinstein affair Millano tweeted “If you’ve been sexually harassed or assaulted write ‘me too’ as a reply to this tweet.“ In less than 24 hours tens of thousands of people replied to her tweet.

Women Who Made History

updated: 
Wednesday, June 20, 2018 - 9:30am
International Centre for Studies of Arts and Humanities (ICSAH)
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, April 30, 2019

Women Who Made History

 3rd International Conference on Arts and Humanities, 4-7 June 2019, Nicosia, Cyprus

Clarence Major essay collection

updated: 
Wednesday, June 20, 2018 - 9:28am
Martin Japtok/Palomar College
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, December 15, 2018

SourceURL:file://localhost/Users/ruthmutawe/Desktop/in%20progress/Call%20for%20Papers:Clarence%20Major

Essay Collection on Clarence Major’s Work

Special Session: Teaching for the Post-Anthropocene

updated: 
Wednesday, June 20, 2018 - 9:28am
Pacific Ancient Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, June 27, 2018

Special Session: Teaching for the Post-Anthropocene – PAMLA 2018                                             [ron2154@gmail.com]

Ron Milland, Presiding Officer / PAMLA: Pacific Ancient Modern Language Association

This panel seeks papers from scholars working across the disciplines interested in employing interdisciplinary or otherwise innovative methodologies aimed at facilitating teaching and learning about the Anthropocene at all levels.

British Literature and Culture: Long 18th Century

updated: 
Wednesday, June 20, 2018 - 9:24am
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA)
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, June 27, 2018

We are seeking proposals for papers focusing on the literature, culture, and social history of the British/Anglophone long-eighteenth century. This standing session entertains paper proposals on a wide variety of topics but particularly welcomes papers focusing on this year's special conference theme of "Acting, Roles, Stages." The 116th Annual Conference of the Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA) will take place November 9-11, 2018 at Western Washington University in Bellingham, Washington.

Please send 500-word proposals to John C. Beynon at jbeynon@csufresno.edu by June 27, 2018.

Call for Paper Proposals - Beginnings

updated: 
Wednesday, June 20, 2018 - 9:24am
Antae Journal
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, October 10, 2018

Beginnings

‘Beginning is not only a kind of action; it is also a frame of mind, a kind of work’

—Edward Said, Beginnings: Intention and Method

How does one begin to speak of beginnings? If the beginning is behind us, how does one begin again? Should one attempt to, and is it up to us to choose?

The 5 Senses in Nabokov's Work

updated: 
Wednesday, June 20, 2018 - 9:23am
Marie Bouchet, French Vladimir Nabokov Society / University of Toulouse, France
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, July 12, 2018

“Do the Senses Make Sense?”: The Five Senses in Nabokov’s Work

 

After the successful Biarritz conference on the topic, the French Vladimir Nabokov Society invites scholars for further contributions on the importance and significance of the Five Senses in Nabokov’s work, poetics and aesthetics, for the publication based on the conference.

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