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The Films of John Hughes (Refocus series)

updated: 
Thursday, September 7, 2017 - 10:34am
Timothy Shary and Frances Smith
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, December 31, 2017

CFP: The Films of John Hughes (Refocus Series)

Series Editors: Gary D Rhodes, Robert Singer

Editors: Timothy Shary, Frances Smith

TCEA Call for Papers

updated: 
Thursday, September 7, 2017 - 10:26am
Texas College English Association
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, November 1, 2017

Texas College English Association (TCEA) Conference CFP
in conjunction with the annual sessions of the

Conference of College Teachers of English

 

March 1-3, 2018

Waco, Texas

 

Hidden Realities: The Texas Experience

CFP for Panel proposal for the Eleventh Biennial MESEA Conference Ethnicity and Kinship: Interdisciplinary Approaches to Family, Community, and Difference, May 30 – June 2, 2018, University of Graz, Austria: “Family Networks in Jewish Graphic Narratives”

updated: 
Thursday, September 7, 2017 - 10:07am
Dana Mihăilescu (University of Bucharest), Karolina Krasuska (University of Warsaw)
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, October 1, 2017

CFP for Panel proposal for the Eleventh Biennial MESEA Conference Ethnicity and Kinship: Interdisciplinary Approaches to Family, Community, and Difference, May 30 – June 2, 2018, University of Graz, Austria: “Family Networks in Jewish Graphic Narratives”

Always Periodize? Methods and Implications of Literary History (ACLA, March 29--April 1st, 2018)

updated: 
Thursday, August 31, 2017 - 4:14pm
Ralph Clare, Boise State University; Matthew Mullins, Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary; Jeffrey Severs, University of British Columbia
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, September 21, 2017

In the very first issue of Comparative Literature René Wellek challenges A. O. Lovejoy’s insistence that the explanatory power of traditional periodization has been exhausted. In the pages of PMLA, Lovejoy had advocated that literary critics think in terms of “Romanticisms” in the plural rather than “Romanticism” in the singular. “I propose to show,” Wellek counters, “that there is no basis for this extreme nominalism, that the major romantic movements form a unity of theories, philosophies, and style, and that these, in turn, form a coherent group of ideas each of which implicates the other.” Nearly seventy years later, the question of periodization has become central to literary studies once again.

Special Issue on Percival Everett

updated: 
Thursday, August 31, 2017 - 4:14pm
Anthony Stewart / African American Review
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, March 1, 2018

African American Review is seeking submissions for a special issue devoted to the work of Percival Everett and coedited by Anthony Stewart and Joe Weixlmann. Because of the eclectic nature of Everett’s output (novels, short stories, poetry, visual art), the potential scope of the issue will be determined by the submissions themselves, but possibilities might include:

Call for Contributors: Conspiracies and Conspiracy Theories

updated: 
Thursday, August 31, 2017 - 4:14pm
Conspiracies and Conspiracy Theories in American History
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 5, 2018

ABC-Clio intends to publish a two-volume reference collection in 2018 titled Conspiracies and Conspiracy Theories in American History. The editors seek contributors from fields of history, political science, literature, sociology, communication, and related subjects to write entries in the range of 750-2500 words on a wide variety of conspiracy-related topics.

 

Rise Up: Social Protest in Literature, Creative Writing, & Pedagogy

updated: 
Friday, September 29, 2017 - 9:53am
Pennsylvania College English Association
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 5, 2018

Call for Papers

“Rise Up: Social Protest in Literature, Creative Writing, & Pedagogy”

 

The 2018 Pennsylvania College English Association’s Annual Conference

 

Hotel Bethlehem

Bethlehem, Pennsylvania

 

Thursday, March 22 through Saturday, March 24, 2018

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REMINDER: Special Issue CFP: Dadaism and Surrealism in America (DEADLINE 12/31/17)

updated: 
Wednesday, August 30, 2017 - 9:33pm
Janine Utell / The Space Between
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, December 31, 2017

CFP: Special Issue of The Space Between on Dada and Surrealism in America deadline for submissions: December 31, 2017 full name / name of organization: The Space Between: Literature and Culture 1914-1945 contact email: janine.utell@gmail.com 

Special Issue: Call for Essays

Dada and Surrealism: Transatlantic Aliens on American Shores, 1914 – 1945

 

deadline for submissions: December 31, 2017

ACLA 2018: Literary Legacies of the 1980s

updated: 
Friday, September 1, 2017 - 6:13pm
Alexander Manshel / Stanford University
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Reaganomics, Thatcherism, Tiananmen, BelovedBlade Runner, “Star Wars,” the War on Drugs, mass incarceration, mass immigration, ACT UP, American PsychoThe Americans, “Make America Great Again”: the literary and political legacies of the 1980s are altogether undeniable in the present. How might we understand the decade as a kind of birthdate for the contemporary, and what are the implications of this periodizing claim? Moreover, how might we interrogate and expand cultural conceptions of “The Eighties,” its significance and its period style?

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