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Gothic Nature TV/Film Reviews

Friday, June 1, 2018 - 9:22am
Gothic Nature
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, July 20, 2018

A new academic journal, Gothic Nature, is seeking TV/ film reviews. The show or film reviewed needs to be recent (last 12 months ideally), have a clear thematic link to eco-horror/eco-gothic, and the reviews should aim to be about 1,000 words in length. Deadline: July 20, 2018. Send inquiries and submissions to Sara L. Crosby at For further information about the journal, please visit:

Mapping Meaning, The Journal. Issue 2: Design Determines the Impact of Change

Friday, May 25, 2018 - 9:32am
Mapping Meaning
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, June 15, 2018


Mapping Meaning brings together artists, scientists and scholars to explore new modes of acting in the face of social and ecological crises. Inspired by a photograph from 1918 depicting an all-female survey crew, Mapping Meaning supports the creative work and scholarship of those working at edges and ecotones, who are pushing against traditional disciplinary boundaries. Since 2010 this multi-generational collective has been gathering together around experimental knowledge practices.

Northern Osmosis: Literary Viscosity as Material Solidarity

Monday, July 2, 2018 - 3:30pm
Early Medieval Studies on the Islands of the North Atlantic (IONA)
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, July 10, 2018

Ic þa wiht geseah

heo wæs wrætlice

Wundor wearð on wege

on weg feran

wundrū gegierwed

wæter wearð to bane


I saw the wight

It was splendidly,

The wonder was on the wave;


going on its way.

wonderfully arrayed

water became bone.

— Exeter Book, Riddle #7 (Baum)


Realities and Fantasies in Society and Politics

Thursday, May 17, 2018 - 11:21am
South Atlantic Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, June 4, 2018

South Atlantic Modern Language Association (SAMLA) 90 Conference
November 2-4, 2018
Birmingham, Alabama
“Fighters from the Margins: Socio-Political Activists and Their Allies”

French Panel III: Realities and Fantasies in Society and Politics

Soapbox: Journal for Cultural Analysis​ 1.1 “Practices of Listening”

Friday, May 11, 2018 - 2:10pm
Soapbox: Journal for Cultural Analysis
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, August 27, 2018

Call for papers – ​Soapbox: Journal for Cultural Analysis​ 1.1 “Practices of Listening”

For the first issue of ​Soapbox​, a graduate journal for cultural analysis, we invite submissions that explore listening as a critical practice. With this topic, we aim to bring together accounts of listening as both a method and object of analysis, including everyday practices and new modes of research that articulate who or what can listen and who or what can be heard.

Global Prehumanisms

Wednesday, May 9, 2018 - 9:02am
Renée Trilling, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, May 18, 2018

Global Prehumanisms: An interdisciplinary conference

Sponsored by the Program in Medieval Studies, University of Illinois

October 18-20, 2018

Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA) Conference CFP, 'Long(ing) Life'

Tuesday, May 8, 2018 - 8:51am
Fuson Wang, University of California, Riverside
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, May 30, 2018


Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA) Conference

Friday, November 9, 2018 to Sunday, November 11, 2018, Western Washington University, Bellingham, Washington

Conference theme: “Acting, Roles, and Stages”

Session: Film Studies
Presiding Officer: Dawn Dietrich, Western Washington University
Proposal Due Date: May 30, 2018 - submit via PAMLA website,

Panel description:


Monday, July 9, 2018 - 3:34am
UNISA (University of South Africa)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, July 27, 2018


Magliesburg, SOUTH AFRICA, 2nd–6th September 2018


Dear list members,


We are pleased to announce the final call for the Boundaries conference, to be held at Valley Lodge & Spa, Magliesburg, South Africa, 2nd–6th September 2018.