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James Joyce / Richard Linklater (essay collection)

updated: 
Monday, June 25, 2018 - 8:20am
Layne Farmen and Nathan Wallace
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, August 1, 2018

Editors: Layne Farmen (University of Tulsa) & Nathan Wallace (Ohio State University).

From the earliest film reviews to recent monographs by Rob Stone, David T. Johnson, and Thomas A. Christie, scholars have noted the Austin-based director Richard Linklater’s overt references to James Joyce’s fiction. We have seen relatively little sustained scholarly attention, however, to Linklater’s deeper engagements with Joyce’s narrative experiments, or with Joyce’s psychologically complex representations of time, place, and character.

Teaching English Language Arts in Rural School Districts

updated: 
Monday, June 25, 2018 - 8:12am
Wisconsin English Journal
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, September 1, 2018

Send all submissions to John Pruitt, editor of Wisconsin English Journal, at wi.english.journal@gmail.com. Deadline September 1, 2018

This call is open to classroom teachers, teacher educators, and administrators throughout the United States.

Film & History Horror Area CFP: Our Monsters, Ourselves

updated: 
Sunday, June 24, 2018 - 3:52pm
Film & History Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, July 1, 2018

CALL FOR PAPERS -- Abstracts due 7/1/18!!!

Our Monsters, Ourselves

An area of multiple panels for the 2018 Film & History Conference: 

Citizenship and Sociopathy in Film, Television, and New Media

November 7-12, 2018

Madison Concourse Hotel and Governor’s Club, Madison, WI (USA)

Full details at: www.filmandhistory.org/conference

DEADLINE for abstracts: July 1, 2018

Pearl and Sir Gawain Sessions - ICMS 2019

updated: 
Friday, June 22, 2018 - 4:06pm
International Pearl-poet Society
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, September 15, 2018

International Pearl-Poet Society

Call for Papers — ICMS 2019

 

The International Pearl-Poet Society is sponsoring six sessions at the 54th International Congress on Medieval Studies (May 9–12, 2019) at Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI.

 

1)     Is there a class in this text? Teaching the Pearl-poet (Roundtable)

 

Teaching and Researching Kate Chopin

updated: 
Friday, June 22, 2018 - 4:06pm
Kate Chopin International Society
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 11, 2019

The Kate Chopin International Society is seeking individual proposals for two sponsored panels at the 2019 American Literature Association conference in Boston in late May 2019.

The first panel, a roundtable on “Teaching Kate Chopin,” seeks short (seven- to eight-minute) papers/remarks that address an aspect of or strategy for teaching Chopin’s life or work. Proposals should include a title, your name and affiliation, and a paragraph about your proposed remarks.

The second panel seeks proposals relating to any aspect of Chopin’s life or work. Proposals for presentations no longer than twenty minutes should include a title, your name and affiliation, and a 200- to 400-word abstract.

Between: Interdisciplinary and the Expanded Field

updated: 
Friday, June 22, 2018 - 4:05pm
Wolverhampton University
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, August 10, 2018

BETWEEN: Inter-disciplinarity and the expanded field

 

A one-day research conference 

University of Wolverhampton, Faculty of Arts 

8thOctober 2018

 

Call for Papers: 

 

How do creative researchers draw on imagery, philosophies, theories and methodologies from other disciplines?   

 

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

1818-2018 – the silent revolution: of fears, folly & the female

updated: 
Friday, June 22, 2018 - 11:25am
Universidade Catolica Portuguesa
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, June 30, 2018

1818-2018 – the silent revolution: of fears, folly & the female

Universidade Católica Portuguesa, Lisbon

5-6 November 2018

 

In 2018 we celebrate events which took place two hundred years ago: the publication of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein and the birth of Emily Brontë. While the two events are markedly different, as the former is a tangible work of art and the latter more of a promise of what was to come, both have contributed to challenge and change the conceptions and perceptions of the time, thus performing a silent, subtle revolution in the world of letters.

 

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.

To Prove a Villain: On the Performativity of “Evil” Characters in Anglophone Literature

updated: 
Thursday, June 21, 2018 - 12:14pm
University of Gafsa, Tunisia
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, July 30, 2018

Why, I can smile, and murder whiles I smile,
And cry 'Content' to that which grieves my heart,
And wet my cheeks with artificial tears,
And frame my face to all occasions.
I'll drown more sailors than the mermaid shall;
I'll slay more gazers than the basilisk;
I'll play the orator as well as Nestor,
Deceive more slily than Ulysses could,
And, like a Sinon, take another Troy.
I can add colours to the chameleon,

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

 

Impost: A Journal of Creative and Critical Work

updated: 
Wednesday, June 20, 2018 - 9:35am
English Association of Pennsylvania State Universities
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, November 17, 2018

 

Impost: A Journal of Creative and Critical Work, a peer-reviewed journal published by the English Association of Pennsylvania State Universities, welcomes submissions of scholarly essays in all fields of English studies. In addition, we welcome creative writing, including fiction, poetry, nonfiction, and literary journalism.

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