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ISTR 2018: Regions, Ruins and Regeneration

Wednesday, January 17, 2018 - 1:33pm
Irish Society for Theatre Research
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, February 16, 2018

ISTR 2018: ‘Regions, Ruins and Regeneration’ 

University of Lincoln 

1-2 June, 2018

Keynote Speakers:

Prof Mike Pearson, Aberystwyth University

Dr Charlotte McIvor, NUI Galway

"Speaking Her Truth, Power in the Telling: Contemporary Narratives of Women Writing for Healing, Wholeness, and Re-formation of Sociopolitical Understandings of Sexual Violence" (SSAWW Nov. 7-11, 2018, Denver, CO)

Sunday, February 4, 2018 - 11:36am
Nicol Michelle Epple/Indiana University of Pennsylvania
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, February 12, 2018

2017 was a year of feminist action and 2018 strongly continues this movement: the year began with the national Women’s March in DC, and the year closed with media reporting mass cover-ups of sexual exploitation and abuse in Hollywood and with the reporting of women finding power in uniting their voices. The #metoo movement was birthed and has become a rallying cry for continued awareness of misogynistic practices, collaboration to resist gendered violence, and recover women’s innate worth. Oprah Winfrey summed up these actions in her 2018 Golden Globes speech stating, “Speaking your truth is the most powerful tool we all have.

Update - "Howells and Democracy" - ALA 2018 (deadline extended)

Wednesday, January 17, 2018 - 1:16pm
The William Dean Howells Society
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, January 24, 2018

The William Dean Howells Society welcomes submissions for two panels at the 29th Annual American Literature Association Conference to be held in San Francisco, May 24-27, 2018.

Panel 1: William Dean Howells and Democracy 

Gender, Sexuality, and Power Student Research Conference

Tuesday, January 16, 2018 - 4:05pm
Center for the Study of Genders and Sexualities / Cal State Los Angeles
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, March 5, 2018




14TH Annual Gender, Sexuality, and Power Student Research Conference April 20, 2018


Keynote Speaker: Timothy Morton, Professor of English, Rice University


DEADLINE EXTENDED: Dangerous Knowledge

Tuesday, January 16, 2018 - 4:18pm
Northern Arizona University's Graduate English Organization
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 22, 2018

Keynote Speaker: Salvador Plascencia, author of The People of Paper

Conference Date: Friday, February 9, 2018 

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As an interdisciplinary conference, PEAKS encourages and accepts research from a wide range of scholarly and creative disciplines such as literature, linguistics, rhetoric, education, creative writing, history, art history, musicology, women and gender studies, film studies, science, philosophy, psychology, communications, and much more! 


CFP for an edited collection on Eliza Rachel Felix

Thursday, March 1, 2018 - 11:19am
Nevena Stojanovic, West Virginia University
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, February 28, 2018

DEADLINE EXTENDED (New Deadline: May 1, 2018)

CFP: Edited Collection on Eliza Rachel Félix

I welcome chapter proposals for an interdisciplinary collection on the life, oeuvre, and legacy of the famous nineteenth-century French Jewish actress Eliza Rachel Félix (1821-1858). Scholars in the fields of literary and cultural studies, theater, Jewish studies, history of art, journalism, etc. are encouraged to contribute the proposals. Possible topics include (but are not limited to):

--Rachel as a Jewish actress

--Rachel as a tragedienne

--Rachel’s roles

--Rachel’s impact on the French theater

--Rachel’s influence on nineteenth-century actresses

--Rachel as a symbol of resistance and revolution

All Things Arabia: Arabian Identity and Material Culture

Friday, March 2, 2018 - 8:08am
Ileana Baird / Zayed University
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Submissions are being sought for a collection of essays tentatively titled All Things Arabia: Arabian Identity and Material Culture. The goal of this collection is twofold. First, we would like to challenge existing scholarship by Edward Said, Homi Bhabha, or Franz Fanon and, instead of looking at the other spaces of the Near Orient as the “great complementary opposite” of the West, to suggest new, more complex, and unbiased ways of understanding the cultural identity of the Arabian Peninsula through the things that stand for this place.

Call for Book Reviewers

Tuesday, January 16, 2018 - 4:17pm
Frontiers, a Women Studies Journal
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, December 31, 2018

Call for Book Reviewers

Frontiersa Women Studies Journal

One of the premier publications in the field of feminist and gender studies, Frontiers has distinguished itself for its diverse and decisively interdisciplinary publication agenda that explores the critical intersections among—to name a few dimensions—gender, race, sexuality, and transnationalism. Frontiers is currently housed in the School for Cultural and Social Transformation at the University of Utah


Philippine-American Intersections and the Emergence of Transpacific Studies Traditional Panel

Tuesday, January 16, 2018 - 10:20am
American Studies Association (ASA), 2018
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, January 25, 2018

The last two years have witnessed shifting relations between the Philippines and the United States, nations still tethered by a unique bond of transpacific colonial history. Recently, President Rodrigo Duterte’s calamitous war on drugs, as well as his designation of the Communist Party of the Philippines and New People’s Army as terrorist groups, have met with U.S. President Donald Trump’s approval and admiration. While the Obama administration sought to leverage Philippine alliance in a globalist “pivot to Asia,” it remains to be seen how the Philippine-American postcolonial relationship will be redefined in coming years.