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Distributed Authorship

Wednesday, September 6, 2017 - 1:03pm
Sean Gurd / Francesca Martelli
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 15, 2018

a transdisciplinary conference on distributed authorship
UCLA, October 5-7 2018.
Co-Organizers, Francesca Martelli and Sean Gurd

Studies in American Humor General Call for Papers

Wednesday, September 6, 2017 - 12:55pm
Studies in American Humor
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, September 1, 2018

Studies in American Humor (StAH), a member of the Council of Editors of Learned Journals (CELJ), has published scholarly critical essays, review essays, and book reviews on all aspects of American humor since 1974.  The premier journal for scholarship on humor, StAH addresses a wide spectrum of American humor, past and present.  As a service to its audience of scholars and students in the humanities, especially literary, cultural, and media studies, StAH has featured  an annual review of current scholarship, “The Year’s Work in American Humor Studies,” since 1999.

Submission Information                                                                

Monsters and Monstrosity: A Tribute to Mary Shelley (Creative Panel)

Wednesday, September 6, 2017 - 1:15pm
Northeast Modern Languages Association
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, September 30, 2017

Call for Papers


Creative Panel: "Monsters and Monstrosity: A Tribute to Mary Shelley"


Northeast Modern Languages Association

12-15 April 2018

Pittsburgh, PA  

Richard Johnston, United States Air Force Academy


CFP: Stardom and Fandom, SWPACA (11/15/17; 2/7-10/18)

Monday, October 16, 2017 - 10:30pm
Southwest Popular and American Culture Association
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, November 15, 2017

DEADLINE EXTENDED! Call for Papers – Stardom and Fandom

Southwest Popular / American Culture Association (SWPACA)

 39th Annual Conference, February 7-10, 2018

Hyatt Regency Hotel & Conference Center

Albuquerque, New Mexico

Proposal submission deadline: November 15, 2017


The Films of John Hughes (Refocus series)

Thursday, September 7, 2017 - 10:34am
Timothy Shary and Frances Smith
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, December 31, 2017

CFP: The Films of John Hughes (Refocus Series)

Series Editors: Gary D Rhodes, Robert Singer

Editors: Timothy Shary, Frances Smith

DEADLINE TOMORROW: Hello Traveller - Essays on the Syfy Series 12 Monkeys

Wednesday, November 1, 2017 - 6:08pm
Racheal Harris – Australian Catholic University
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, November 3, 2017

What does it mean to travel through time?

What is the impact on the individual and how widely do the repercussions of individual actions in the past ripple into an ever uncertain future?

What is the importance of a single moment or a single person’s actions when we consider them as a momentary player in history?

Can one person really save, or damn, the world?

These are some of the questions asked by the syfy series 12 Monkeys.