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International Journal of Humanities and Cultural Studies Call for Papers (Volume 4, Issue 1, June 2017)

Monday, April 3, 2017 - 2:06pm
International Journal of Humanities and Cultural Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, May 20, 2017

The International Journal of Humanities and Cultural Studies (ISSN 2356-5926) invites original, unpublished, quality research articles/case studies in the fields of humanities, anthropology, business studies, management, communication studies, criminology, cross-cultural studies, development studies, economics, education, ethics, geography, history, international relations, linguistics, media studies, methodology, philosophy, political science, psychology, sociology, literature, discourse studies, performing arts (music, theatre & dance), religious studies, visual arts, women and gender studies, queer studies etc…for the June 2017 Issue (Volume Four, Issue One).

Manuscripts Submission Deadline: May 20, 2017.

The Festivals Project: Beckett, Ireland and the Biographical Festival

Monday, April 3, 2017 - 2:06pm
Ulster University/University of Birmingham
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, May 15, 2017

The MAC Belfast

21-22 June, 2017


Confirmed keynote Speaker:  Professor David Pattie (University of Chester) 'We'll have to celebrate this'; Reflections on Beckett, Festivals, and Celebrations


Arab-American Literature and Culture Panel RMMLA (Spokane, WA) Oct 12-14, 2017

Monday, April 3, 2017 - 2:37pm
Joseph Donica/Bronx Community College, CUNY
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, April 30, 2017

Please send abstracts of 250-500 words on any aspect of Arab-American literature or culture for a panel at the Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association's conference in Spokane, WA to be held October 12-14, 2017. The conference site can be found here: Submission deadline is April 30, 2017.

Possible topics include but are not limited to:

Arab-American Fiction

Arab-American Poetry

Arab-American Graphic Novels

Arab Americans and Religion

Arab Americans and Sexuality

Arab Americans and Politics

Arab Americans and Immigration

Arab Americans in Movies and Television

Arab Americans and US Education

2017 Midwest Popular Culture Association CFP: Subcultures

Tuesday, March 28, 2017 - 2:41pm
Midwest Popular Culture Association
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, April 30, 2017

The Subculture Area of the MPCA/MACA requests 150-250 word proposals for papers to be presented at the 2017 Midwest Popular Culture Association Conference. Proposals for co-authored papers, complete panels (3-4 presenters), or nontraditional formats such as workshops, roundtables, open forums, and/or visual/artistic/creative approaches are also welcomed. All proposals must be submitted by April 30, 2017 via online submission:

Renaissance Border Crossings: Documented and Undocumented PLENARY UPDATE

Saturday, May 13, 2017 - 6:03pm
Eliza Greenstadt / Pacific Northwest Renaissance Society
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, June 1, 2017

Renaissance Border Crossings: Documented and Undocumented
Portland, Oregon, October 19-22, 2017

Plenary speakers: Fran Dolan, Distinguished Professor of English, UC Davis  
and Daniel Vitkus, Professor of Literature, UC San Diego

MPCA/ACA: Race & Ethnicity CFP - St. Louis

Tuesday, March 28, 2017 - 1:20pm
Midwest Popular Culture/American Culture Association
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, April 30, 2017

Call for Papers, Abstracts, and Panel Proposals


2017 Midwest Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association Annual Conference

St. Louis, MO

Proposal Submission Deadline: APRIL 30, 2017

Pre-Conference: Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Main Conference: Thursday – Sunday, October 19-22, 2017

Hyatt Regency St. Louis at the Arch

Address: 315 Chestnut Street, St. Louis, MO 63102        Phone: 314-655-1234

Sacred Journeys: Pilgrimage and Religious Tourism 4th Global Conference

Tuesday, March 28, 2017 - 2:41pm
Indiana University - Purdue University Indianapolis
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, June 1, 2017

The latest research indicates that more than 400 million people embark annually on traditional pilgrimages in Saudi Arabia, India, Japan, and elsewhere, with the numbers steadily increasing. Pilgrimage is one of the most ancient practices of humankind and is associated with a great variety of religious and spiritual traditions, beliefs and sacred geographies. These include the small-scale ‘walkabout’ of Outback Australian Aborigines in search of their own and their country’s spiritual renewal, the Sufi journey to the Mausoleum of Sidi Shaykh in the Algerian West Sahara, or to Lourdes in France, which welcomes over five million Catholic pilgrims each year in search of healing or deliverance.


Tuesday, March 28, 2017 - 1:54pm
University of Sheffield
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, April 14, 2017

The past, the present and the future are united by tensions. Tensions between them; their ideologies, landscapes and temporal climates, and tensions they share; questions of identity, art and social responsibility. Every generation faces political binaries as we struggle to reconcile a world fraught with difference. Not only are our understandings of race, gender and nation constantly shifting in relation to new discoveries and ideas, but the ways in which we communicate these ideas are in dialogue.

Learning to Teach: Women of Color Reflect on Graduate School Pedagogical Praxis

Tuesday, March 28, 2017 - 2:42pm
Kimberly McKee
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, June 30, 2017

Editors: Kimberly McKee, Grand Valley State University
Adrienne Winans, Utah Valley University

We are soliciting submissions for a special issue in Feminist Teacher focusing on pedagogies employed by women of color while in graduate school. Often, we do not critically engage with the formative processes and experiences that shape our future teaching praxis. This issue focuses on how we learn from our successes and failures in the classroom including women of color’s creation of supportive mentoring and peer networks. We envision these essays serving as touchstone in the ongoing conversations on how women of color survive and thrive in the academy.