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Call for Essays: New Book on David Lynch's Twin Peaks series-March 18 deadline:

Friday, March 9, 2012 - 4:10am
Intellect Press (London)

The editors of the forthcoming book "Fan Phenomena - Twin Peaks" (Intellect Press) are seeking contributions centered around the iconic cultural influence of David Lynch's series "Twin Peaks". Topics suggested by the publisher include: Fashion, Fan Media, Language, Economics, Virtual, Influence, Philosophies, Character/Characterization. The book will be composed of ten essays, 3,000-3,500 words each.

We are particularly interested in contributions that address the following topics:
Language - linguistic analysis of the show (general or specific i.e. specialized topics such as language in the use of diaries, dictation, etc.).

International Journal of Scottish Theatre and Screen - articles

Friday, March 9, 2012 - 3:33am
International Journal of Scottish Theatre and Screen

After the very successful re-launch of IJOSTS, we are seeking articles on any aspect of Scottish Film and Television. Topics may include, but are not limited to, particular actors, directors, writers, producers; themes of nationhood, representations of Scottish history; questions challenging the notion of 'Scottish' film and television; tartanry in its various forms, language use; industrial contexts such as BBC Alba.

Proposals should be sent to Professor Matthew Pateman at Kingston University, London ( with IJOSTS and your name in the title line.

Journal of Interactive Technology and Pedagogy (JITP) -- deadline May 1st, 2012

Thursday, March 8, 2012 - 11:28pm
Journal of Interactive Technology and Pedagogy, Issue Two

JITP, The Journal of Interactive Technology and Pedagogy,
cordially invites submissions by May 1, 2012 for our upcoming second issue.

What kinds of subjects are you interested in?
We welcome any work that engages an audience in critical and creative uses of interactive technology in teaching, learning, and research. Submissions that focus on pedagogy directly should balance theoretical frameworks with practical considerations of how new technologies play out in the classroom. Research-based submissions should include discussions of approach, method, and analysis.

Shakespeare Film Adaptations (PAMLA Conference; CFP Deadline April 22)

Thursday, March 8, 2012 - 9:15pm
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association

Papers are welcome that analyze individual classic film adaptations of Shakespeare or that compare two film adaptations from the same era or from different generations. Please submit paper proposals to the PAMLA website by April 22, 2012:

The PAMLA 2012 conference will be held at Seattle University, in Seattle, Washington, on October 19-21, 2012.

[Updated] Proposed panel on New Modernist Studies in the Commonwealth MSA 14, Las Vegas (Oct. 18–21, 2012)

Thursday, March 8, 2012 - 5:40pm
Melissa Dalgleish / York University

With the advent of New Modernist Studies came a call to rethink the assumption that modernist aesthetic innovations are "first produced in the great culture capitals of Europe and the United States and then exported to…colonies and postcolonial nations … where they exist in diluted and imitative form as 'trickle down' effects" (Friedman). However, the modernisms of Canada and Australia remain marginalized within modernist studies, and only preliminary work has been done in response to this call. Re-examining Commonwealth modernisms through the lens of New Modernist Studies has the potential to reconfigure them not as belated and mimetic, but as distinctive and localized modernisms that emerge in response to their specific cultures and geographies.

CFP MLA 2013 Boston: Private and public in contemporary American poetry

Thursday, March 8, 2012 - 3:47pm

The panel will probe into the private and the public in contemporary American poetry by reading it in terms of political criticism, dealing with the mainstream and marginalia and how their relation affects the aesthetic.
Send us abstracts up to 300 words and a short bio to
The deadline is 15 February 2012.

CFP: Special Session: King Arthur in Art (6/17; UVA-Wise Medieval-Reniassance Conference 9/20-22)

Thursday, March 8, 2012 - 1:28pm
University of Virginia-Wise Medieval Renaissance Conference

The University of Virginia's College Medieval-Renaissance Conference XXVI is pleased to sponsor a special session on Arthur in Art. Papers on representations of King Arthur in Art—including painting, architecture, and sculpture—from the middle ages to the present day. Send abstracts (300-350 words) and brief cv to:

Amelia J. Harris, Academic Dean
University of Virginia's College at Wise
1 College Ave.
Wise, VA 24293

MSA 14 (Oct. 18-21, 2012)--Proposed Panel on Women Modernists and Reactionary Politics

Thursday, March 8, 2012 - 10:05am
Modernist Studies Association

For at least two decades, scholars have addressed the striking convergence between modernist writers and reactionary, right-wing, or fascist regimes. From Andrew Hewitt's Fascist Modernism and Fredric Jameson's Wyndham Lewis: the Modernist as Fascist to Leon Surette's just-published Dreams of a Totalitarian Utopia: Literary Modernism and Politics, critics have sought to determine why so many modernist innovators were drawn to right-wing or reactionary politics. Yet the discussion has still largely been confined to the political leanings of male modernists, adverting to a fairly standard set of usual suspects: Eliot, Yeats, Pound, Lewis, Marinetti.

Reminder: Philologist, Journal of Language, Literary and Cultural Studies

Thursday, March 8, 2012 - 8:54am
University of Banja Luka, Faculty of Philology

We are calling for papers dealing with contemporary literary, cultural, and language theories and/or their applications to particular works for the third issue of our journal. We would also welcome papers dealing with meta-theories and their significance for the human and social sciences, as well as reviews of the most recent books in the field of cultural, language and literary theories and criticism.

Papers should be a maximum of 7.000 words, and use the New Harvard Citation System. Papers must include abstracts and key words. Authors should also provide a short bio (up to 20 lines).

Call for Book Reviews in Adaptation Studies (Ongoing; No Deadline)

Thursday, March 8, 2012 - 7:57am
Literature/Film Quarterly

Literature/Film Quarterly, a long-standing scholarly journal devoted to the study of adaptation, currently seeks book reviews. We keep an ongoing list of titles which prospective authors may request, or authors may suggest potential books to us. Reviews normally run about 1500 words and are accepted on a rolling basis.

For more information, see our full Book Review Guidelines here:

You may also send queries to litfilmquart [at] salisbury [dot] edu

Call for Papers for Publication

Thursday, March 8, 2012 - 2:24am
African Musicology Online Jour nal

The African musicology Online Journal calls for well researched articles to be published in its Vols.5 and 6 editions. Papers should focus on African musicological issues, which should include among others:

*Analysis of works by African 'Art' (classical) composers
*Analysis of Traditional musical forms
*Analysis of Popular Musical forms
*History of African Music (from local, national or regional perspectives)

Guidelines for Authors could be viewed from
Only well researched and well written articles that follow the guidelines will be sent out for reviews.
Please send the papers to: editor