I am currently putting together a full proposal for an essay collection on Action Figure Studies. Action Figure Studies is a subdiscipline of Pop Culture Studies in which scholars study the relationship between action figures and gender, culture, politics, religion, body representation, and/or any other subject of academic study.
The symposium committee invites proposals for papers and presentations on any aspect of the works of William Shakespeare. We are currently accepting submissions on a wide range of topics, discipline-specific or interdisciplinary. General topics may include, but are not limited to, Shakespeare and early modern culture; Shakespeare's influence on or appropriation by contemporary culture; Shakespeare on film or television; digital Shakespeare; Shakespearean sources or adaptations; aesthetic approaches to Shakespeare's work; the Shakespearean stage; Shakespeare in performance; teaching Shakespeare; Shakespeare in the high school classroom.
CALL FOR PAPERS
Edited anthology on Trans* Identities, Childhood, and Nostalgia
Coldnoon: Travel Poetics (International Journal of Travel Writing) — www.coldnoon.com — invites submissions for its two online publications: Diaries (email@example.com | upto 1500 words) and Dialogues (firstname.lastname@example.org | above 1500, prose only).
Works can be in prose or poetry and should be pertaining to any dimension of travel/travel writing or its representation in writing, film and other media. Your subjects may address, but are not restricted to, the following domains:
is seeking submissions for an edited collection entitled
Mothers, Mothering, and Globalization
Editors: Dorsía Smith Silva, Laila Malik, and Abigail Palko
Deadline for Abstracts: March 31, 2015
A Call for Papers:
Travel and Translation in the Middle Ages
March 28, 2015 at Yale University
Abstracts from graduate students are now being accepted for the 32nd Annual New England Medieval Studies Consortium Graduate Student Conference, the theme of which will be "Travel and Translation in the Middle Ages." In light of recent endeavors such as the Global Chaucers project, the growing interest in the multilingual cultures of England, and the upcoming anniversaries of two great medieval councils, Fourth Lateran (1215) and Constance (1415), "travel" and "translation" are immediately relevant to many branches of medieval studies.
The deadline for proposals for special sessions for the 2015 PAMLA Conference in Portland, Oregon (to be held at Portland State University and the Hilton Portland on Friday, November 6 – Sunday, November 8, 2015) is midnight on Thursday, January 15, 2015.
The Centre of Comparative and Cognitive Linguistics at the University of Bucharest organizes the first international conference on Catalan Studies in Romania:
Languages and Cultures in Contact: Catalan and Today's Europe
Cultural Dialogues through Literary Translations
Bucharest, april 17 – 18, 2015
Articles, conference papers and reviews requested for the January edition. Please submit through the site.
A new edition of "The Victorian" will be published in January. Please send your articles, papers and reviews to:
This call for papers is for the American Studies Association 2015 conference in Toronto (Oct. 8-11).
DEADLINE EXTENDED TO FEBRUARY 1, 2015
The City That Never Sleeps and the City of Angels. Gotham and the Dream Factory. albeit is going bicoastal, and invites scholarly articles, detailed lesson plans, book reviews, creative pieces, and nonfiction essays exploring the place of New York City and Los Angeles in American culture. Topics for this issue can include, but are not limited to:
Insight Institute of Neurosurgery and Neuroscience
The proposal deadline has been extended to 30 January 2015.
"Soon after the Braincap came into general use, some highly intelligent—and maximally zealous—bureaucrats realized that it had a unique potential as an early-warning system. During the setting-up process, when the new wearer was being mentally "calibrated," it was possible to detect many forms of psychosis before they hand a chance of becoming dangerous." —Clarke, 3001: The Final Odyssey
CFP: American Writers in Exile
Call for Proposals
From the Outside:
Narratives from the Othered in the Academy
Editors Santosh Khadka, Joanna C. Davis-McElligatt and Keith Dorwick are proposing a collection of edited essays with the working title "From the Outside," which would collect theorized narratives from a number of positions: non-normative genders, sexualities, and relationships; non-tenured individuals (especially those beyond the MA, MFA, or PhD); racial and ethnic minorities; academics with HIV, AIDS, or other diseases; differently abled individuals; academics from an impoverished and/or working class background; first-generation academics; atheists and members of religious communities; and non-US/international faculty and grad students.