Subscribe to RSS - american

american

Ray Bradbury’s Elliott Family: A Gentle Horror

updated: 
Friday, May 25, 2018 - 9:13am
Miranda Corcoran & Steve Gronert Ellerhoff
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, August 6, 2018

In the decades following the Second World War, the American family assumed an unprecedented cultural and political importance in the life of the nation. Happy families were everywhere: beaming enthusiastically from magazine advertisements and indulging in wholesome hijinks on ubiquitous post-war sitcoms. However, while the typical post-war family may conjure up images of white picket fences, exuberant children playing on green lawns, and pies cooling on windowsills, a sinister reimagining of American domesticity emerged in the pages of pulp novels and popular magazines.

Octavia E Butler & Religion--Edited Volume

updated: 
Friday, May 25, 2018 - 9:49am
Dr. Shelby Crosby/Dr. Aparajita Nanda
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, July 1, 2018

Octavia Butler and Religion

 

Octavia E. Butler burst onto the science fiction literary scene with the publication of her first novel, The Patternmaster, in 1976. Her work continued to transform and develop the field in remarkable ways until her death in 2006. From creating worlds of powerful telepaths, alien beings looking to “trade” with humans to advance their civilization or creating a religion that fosters and encourages its followers to believe that “God is change,” Butler’s talent is astounding and groundbreaking.

 

August Wilson Journal Call for Papers

updated: 
Friday, May 25, 2018 - 9:10am
August Wilson Society and the University of Pittsburgh
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, May 23, 2018

 

Call for Papers: August Wilson Journal

         The August Wilson Journal is a peer-reviewed, open-access, online scholarly journal, promoting the study, teaching, and performance of Mr. Wilson’s work.

            The journal invites new scholarship on August Wilson, including biographical research, historical research, literary analysis, and performance studies, as well as interviews, book/performance reviews, audio and video contributions, notes, and current bibliographic information.  All critical approaches are welcome.  Submissions will be judged by acknowledged experts.

Traversing time: Novel through ages

updated: 
Wednesday, May 23, 2018 - 9:09am
Language, Literature, and Interdisciplinary Studies (LLIDS)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, August 10, 2018

CALL FOR PAPERS

Language, Literature, and Interdisciplinary Studies (LLIDS), an academic journal, invites original and unpublished research papers from scholars on the following:

Traversing time: Novel through ages

Latinx Science Fiction (PAMLA 2018)

updated: 
Wednesday, May 23, 2018 - 9:21am
Lysa Rivera / Western Washington University
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, June 30, 2018

Altermundos, Chicanafuturism, and the Science Fiction of Brown America

(Dis)figuring War: Literature and the Arts, 1918-2018

updated: 
Friday, May 25, 2018 - 8:55pm
Stanford University
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, August 15, 2018

(Dis)figuring War: Literature and the Arts, 1918-2018

Friday-Saturday 9-10 November 2018
Stanford University

Keynote Speakers:

JAY WINTER Charles J. Stille Professor Emeritus of History, Yale University

ALEXANDER NEMEROV Carl and Marilynn Thoma Provostial Professor in the Arts and Humanities, Stanford University

CALL FOR PAPERS

Indiana Jones and the Edited Collection of Critical Essays

updated: 
Monday, May 21, 2018 - 10:24am
Randy Laist / McFarland
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, September 1, 2018

With his signature bullwhip and fedora, the familiar sounds of his orchestral anthem, and his eventful explorations into the arcana of world religions, Indiana Jones – archeologist, adventurer, and ophidiophobe – has become one of the most recognizable heroes of the silver screen.  Since his debut in 1981’s Raiders of the Lost Ark, Indiana Jones has appeared in three sequels, and Steven Spielberg has recently announced that he will soon begin production on a fifth Indiana Jones film.  Along the way, the character has spawned a raft of children’s novels, cartoon and live-action television series, and video and role-playing games.  Despite the longevity and popularity of the Indiana Jones franchise, however, it has rarely been the focus of academic

General Call for Papers- Fall 2018

updated: 
Monday, May 21, 2018 - 10:20am
Language, Literature, and Interdisciplinary Studies (LLIDS)
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, July 15, 2018

General Call for Papers


Language, Literature, and Interdisciplinary Studies (LLIDS), an open access academic e-journal, invites original and unpublished research papers and book reviews from various interrelated disciplines including, but not limited to, literature, philosophy, psychology, anthropology, history, sociology, law, ecology, environmental science, and economics.

Literature & Religion

updated: 
Monday, May 21, 2018 - 9:11am
Pacific Ancient & Modern Language Association (PAMLA; November 9-11, 2018)
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, May 30, 2018

This panel welcomes papers on a wide variety of religious and spiritual topics in connection to literature. Given the special conference theme of "Acting, Roles, Stages," papers that attempt to engage with this theme in relation to religious topics are particularly welcome.   

The conference will take place at Western Washington University, in Bellingham, WA.  

Please submit a 350-word proposal by going to the PAMLA website:   http://pamla.org/2018/topic-areas

Pages