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2019 Call for Journal Submissions

Wednesday, May 30, 2018 - 9:52am
American Studies Association of Texas
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, May 15, 2019

The Journal of the American Studies Association of Texas (JASAT) is a peer-reviewed journal published annually by the American Studies Association of Texas (ASAT). The mission of JASAT is to promote scholarship that focuses on significant thematic, methodological and pedagogical issues in American Studies, as well as studies of Texas, and the Southwest. Submissions of articles, artwork and creative works are encouraged, as well as book reviews over recently released American Studies titles.

JASAT (US ISSN 0587 5064) is indexed by the MLA Directory of Periodicals Database, which is available online through EBSCO. 

PAMLA 2018--American Literature 1945 to the Present

Tuesday, May 29, 2018 - 9:13am
Pacific Ancient Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, May 30, 2018

We invite proposals for papers dealing with American Literature from 1945 to the present. This session welcomes proposals on a wide variety of topics, with particular consideration granted to papers that engage with the 2018 conference theme of "Acting, Roles, Stages."


PAMLA 2018 will take place in Bellingham, Washington from November 9th-November 11th. 


For more information visit the PAMLA website at or email Kim Honda at




Ray Bradbury’s Elliott Family: A Gentle Horror

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

Wednesday, June 6, 2018 - 10:55am
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

Sunday, June 3, 2018 - 9:35am
August Wilson Society and the University of Pittsburgh
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, December 31, 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.

Latinx Science Fiction (PAMLA 2018)

Wednesday, May 30, 2018 - 6:39pm
Lysa Rivera / Western Washington University
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, June 15, 2018

Altermundos, Chicanafuturism, and the Science Fiction of Brown America