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Call for Papers: (Un)common worlds: Contesting the limits of human–animal communities

updated: 
Tuesday, December 5, 2017 - 9:05am
The Finnish Society for Human-Animal Studies (YKES)
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, February 28, 2018

(Un)Common Worlds

Human-Animal Studies Conference — 7–9 August 2018 Turku, Finland

The Finnish Society for Human-Animal Studies (YKES) is proud to organize the first international Human-Animal Studies conference held in Finland.

Humans and other animals share spaces and create communities together. They touch each other in various symbolic and material ways, constantly crossing and redrawing communal, ethical and very practical boundaries. As of late, this multifarious renegotiation of human-animal relations has sparked intense debates both in the public arena and in academia.

Call for Submission -- Studies in American Culture

updated: 
Tuesday, December 5, 2017 - 9:05am
Popular Culture Association in the South/American Culture Association in the South
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, April 15, 2018

Journal - Studies in American Culture

Call for Submissions

Studies in American Culture welcomes the submission of essays on all aspects of American culture, including studies of literature, film, language, visual and performing arts, and history from all scholarly and critical approaches.

Queries are encouraged.

The Editorial Board welcomes studies of the arts, music, theatre, digital humanities, political science, sociology, literature, history, or any other area related to American Studies. We will consider any essay that explores an interesting dimension of American culture but are particularly eager to see submissions that approach their subjects from an interdisciplinary perspective.

Harriet Beecher Stowe Society at ALA and Graduate Student Award CFP

updated: 
Tuesday, December 5, 2017 - 9:03am
Harriet Beecher Stowe Society
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, December 31, 2017

The Harriet Beecher Stowe Society seeks proposals of approximately 250 words on any aspect of Stowe’s life and writing. . Please send proposals and a brief cv to LuElla D’Amico

at ldamico@uiwtx.edu before December 31, 2017 

Harriet Beecher Stowe Up and Coming Scholar Award--ALA

 

Hype, Transmission, and Truth: Bristol Centre for Medieval Studies 2018 Conference

updated: 
Tuesday, December 5, 2017 - 4:47am
Bristol Centre for Medieval Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 15, 2017

 

Bristol Centre for Medieval Studies Postgraduate Conference 2018

 

“Hype, Transmission, and Truth in the Middle Ages”

Friday 23rd - Saturday 24th February 2018

 

 

How were medieval concepts, truths, and beliefs conceived, recorded, transmitted, received and understood? How were these processes influenced by religion, society, culture, politics, economics, and the environment?

 

 

Prospective speakers are invited to submit abstracts of 300 words for 20-minute papers, panels, or sessions; 100 words for flash papers or poster presentations. Suggested topics include, but are not limited to:

Call for Papers for Trauma; 12th Issue of Watermark

updated: 
Tuesday, December 5, 2017 - 12:58am
California State University, Long Beach
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, February 13, 2018

Watermark, the annual, peer-reviewed scholarly journal published by graduate students in the English Department at California State University, Long Beach is now seeking submissions for the twelfth volume. The journal is dedicated to publishing original, critical, and theoretical papers concerned with literature of all genres and periods, as well as representing current issues in the field of rhetoric and composition. As this journal is intended to provide a forum for enlarging voices, only student work will be considered. 

 

Feminist Spaces 4.1 (Fall/Winter)

updated: 
Monday, December 4, 2017 - 5:17pm
Feminist Spaces 4.1 (Fall/Winter)
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, December 11, 2017

Feminist Spaces is now accepting general submissions for its next issue. Feminist Spaces welcomes work across genres and disciplines and invites students, faculty, and independent scholars to submit academic papers, creative writing, and artistic pieces that address topics in feminist, gender, sexuality or women’s studies. Articles may originate or enter into dialogue with current feminist discourse or present historical research. Topics may include but are not limited to the following:

DEADLINE EXTENDED - OUR STORIES: Central Illinois Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference 2018

updated: 
Monday, December 4, 2017 - 1:35pm
Central Illinois Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference at Illinois State University
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 15, 2017

Update: We've extended the proposal deadline to December 15, 2017!

The second annual Central Illinois Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference, hosted by the Society of English Graduate Scholars, is now accepting presentation proposals. This year’s conference theme is “Our Stories.” The conference will be held at Illinois State University, March 23 & 24 2018.

North American Paul Tillich Society Fellowship

updated: 
Monday, December 4, 2017 - 12:27pm
North American Paul Tillich Society
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, March 15, 2018

The North American Paul Tillich Society seeks paper proposals from junior scholars (ABD or PhD completed no earlier than 2015) for a workshop to be held at its annual meeting in Denver, Colorado, November 16-17, 2018, immediately prior to the 2018 Meeting of the American Academy of Religion and the Society of Biblical Literature. Up to three selected workshop participants will become 2018 Tillich Society Fellows and will receive $250.00 in travel reimbursement to attend the annual meeting and will have their NAPTS dues waived for the year.

 

Call for FEATURES: New and Digital Media

updated: 
Monday, December 4, 2017 - 12:26pm
Mediascape (UCLA’S Journal of Cinema and Media Studies)
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, February 28, 2018

                                                                                          Mediascape Features Section Call for Papers

                                                                                                  Fall 2018: New and Digital Media

 

Mediascape, UCLA’s journal of cinema and media studies, is seeking submissions for the Fall 2018 issue. We invite scholarly articles that address the theme of New and Digital Media.

 

Mediascape CFP: Digital and New Media Issue - Meta-Section

updated: 
Monday, December 4, 2017 - 12:26pm
Mediascape - UCLA's Graduate Cinema and Media Studies Journal
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, February 10, 2018

Mediascape, UCLA’s graduate journal for Cinema and Media Studies, seeks submissions for the Meta-Section of its upcoming issue on digital and new media.

Contestations: Literature & Aesthetics

updated: 
Monday, December 4, 2017 - 12:26pm
Regent’s University London
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, March 29, 2018

Contestations: Literature & Aesthetics

Regent’s University London

11 – 12 July 2018

 

Keynote speakers: TBC

Conference organisers: Prof. Lawrence Phillips (Regent’s University London) and Dr. Helen Cousins (Newman University, Birmingham)

Paul Laurence Dunbar Society ALA San Francisco May 24-27, 2018

updated: 
Monday, December 4, 2017 - 12:25pm
Paul Laurence Dunbar Society
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, January 20, 2018

The Paul Laurence Dunbar Society will sponsor two sessions at the American Literature Association Conference in San Francisco, CA on May 24-27, 2018. 

Session 1: Paul Laurence Dunbar: Beyond the Mask Documentary

Papers that examine, engage, or respond to the recent documentary, Paul Laurence Dunbar: Beyond the Mask. This documentary was broadcast nationally earlier this year on PBS, and has several selected screenings across the nation since then.

*Deadline Extended* disClosure, vol. 27: Archives

updated: 
Monday, December 4, 2017 - 12:25pm
disClosure: A Journal of Social Theory
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 5, 2018

disClosure: A Journal of Social Theory, Vol. 27: Archives

Call for Papers

Submission Deadline: January 5, 2018

 

NEW JOURNAL: Gothic Nature: New Directions in Eco-horror and the EcoGothic

updated: 
Monday, December 4, 2017 - 12:25pm
Gothic Nature: New Directions in Eco-horror and the EcoGothic
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, April 15, 2018

We are seeking submissions for our new Gothic Nature journal, due out in 2018.

Further to the success of the November 2017 conference Gothic Nature: New Directions in Eco-horror and the EcoGothic, we will be producing a peer-reviewed journal devoted to the same themes.

The editorial board so far includes Dr Elizabeth Parker, Emily Bourke, Professor Simon C. Estok, Professor Andrew Smith, Professor Dawn Keetley, Professor Matthew Wynn Sivils, and Dr Stacy Alaimo. The inaugural issue will also feature an opening essay on eco-horror and the ecoGothic from Dr Tom J. Hillard.

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