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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:

BFS Journal 19

Friday, June 1, 2018 - 9:16am
British Fantasy Society
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, August 1, 2018

The journal is a mix of articles and is keen to accept submissions from people who want to write about fantasy, horror and science fiction. Our focus is primarily the former, but our readers have interests across all three genres.

Academic articles for the BFS Journal should be between 2500 and 6000 words. We prefer nearer the former, as this is about the size of a conference paper. References in the text should be (Author, Date of Edition: Page Number) with a full publication listing for the bibliography given for each article at the end. Please don't use footnotes in your submissions.

All contributors are sent a complimentary copy of the print version and the electronic version.

MIGRATION-CfP for 8th Issue of ViraVerita Peer-reviewed E-journal

Wednesday, May 30, 2018 - 9:19am
ViraVerita Peer-reviewed E-journal
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, September 15, 2018

Call For Papers for 8th Issue of ViraVerita Peer-reviewed E-journal: ‘MIGRATION'ViraVerita is an interdisciplinary peer-reviewed e-journal. We are pleased to announce a Call for Papers for the next issue. We invite papers addressing the concept of ‘Migration’ from the perspective of related fields of Humanities and Social Sciences and in accordance with ViraVerita’s interdisciplinary character.Migration as a fundamental dynamic that has long established humanity, built civilizations and formed cultures as old as human history and it is multidimensional like all other human actions.

Literature/Film Association Annual Conference (New Orleans, 7/15, 11/29-12/2)

Tuesday, May 29, 2018 - 9:41am
Literature/Film Association
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, July 15, 2018

Literature/Film Association Annual Conference

November 29-December 1, 2018
New Orleans, Louisiana, USA

Keynote: Christopher Schaberg, Dorothy Harrell Brown Distinguished Professor of English, Loyola University New Orleans

PAMLA 2018--American Literature 1945 to the Present

Tuesday, May 29, 2018 - 9:13am
Pacific Ancient Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, May 30, 2018

We invite proposals for papers dealing with American Literature from 1945 to the present. This session welcomes proposals on a wide variety of topics, with particular consideration granted to papers that engage with the 2018 conference theme of "Acting, Roles, Stages."


PAMLA 2018 will take place in Bellingham, Washington from November 9th-November 11th. 


For more information visit the PAMLA website at or email Kim Honda at




CFP: Theology and Prince

Tuesday, May 29, 2018 - 9:03am
Theology and Pop Culture book series, Rowman and Littlefield
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, July 16, 2018

Call for Papers: Theology and Prince

Editors: Rev. Katrina E. Jenkins ( & Jonathan H. Harwell (

Theology and Pop Culture is currently seeking contributions for a potential edited volume of essays on theology and the life, music, and films of Prince Rogers Nelson. Essays should be written for academics, but avoid jargon in order to be accessible for the layperson.

Potential ideas include but are not limited to:

50th NeMLA - Call for GERMAN Session Proposals

Friday, May 25, 2018 - 12:39pm
Northeast Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, May 29, 2018

Dear Colleagues,


Please consider proposing a German session at the 50th NeMLA Annual Convention to be held in Washington, DC, on March 21-24, 2019.


The deadline to propose a session is May 29, 2018. To propose a session (traditional paper session or a roundtable) please follow the link:


Please do not hesitate to get in touch with me ( if you have any questions about NeMLA German Area, from proposing a session to networking opportunities. I will be glad to help.


Collection: Essays Examining Franchise Storytelling

Friday, May 25, 2018 - 12:38pm
Rhonda Knight / Coker Col. and Donald Quist / U. of Missouri
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, July 16, 2018

We Want the Wilderness: Essays Examining Franchise Storytelling


We contend that inventive storytelling within media franchises, such as Star Wars and Marvel, becomes hampered by the commercial needs of business on one side and the fans’ desires for continuity and references—in the forms of callbacks—on the other. We Want the Wilderness: Essays Examining Franchise Storytelling will look for moments when content producers were able to skillfully negotiate (or avoid all together) these dual pressures or, conversely, when these pressures created insurmountable obstacles to storytelling.

To Prove a Villain: On the Performativity of “Evil” Characters in Anglophone Literature

Thursday, June 21, 2018 - 12:14pm
University of Gafsa, Tunisia
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, July 30, 2018

Why, I can smile, and murder whiles I smile,
And cry 'Content' to that which grieves my heart,
And wet my cheeks with artificial tears,
And frame my face to all occasions.
I'll drown more sailors than the mermaid shall;
I'll slay more gazers than the basilisk;
I'll play the orator as well as Nestor,
Deceive more slily than Ulysses could,
And, like a Sinon, take another Troy.
I can add colours to the chameleon,