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Action : Arrest

Monday, June 11, 2018 - 8:21am
King's College London
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Action : Arrest

Performance, protest, and the law

A one-day symposium, 29th September 2018, King's College London

Keynote Speaker: Jennifer Doyle (University of California, Riverside)

Panel for SAMLA 90, "Women of the Avant-Garde and Political Dissent: Resisting Power from the Margins"

Monday, May 21, 2018 - 10:21am
SAMLA 90, November 2nd-4th_Fighters from the Margins: Socio-Political Activists and Their Allies
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, June 4, 2018

This panel examines the role of avant-garde women in confronting models of gender, domesticity and political practices safeguarded by patriarchal society. From the margins of vanguardism women effectively engaged in syndicalist and anarchist movements that reacted to state politics, while urging the importance of launching social reforms and radical art. This panel will thus provide an overview of artists who participated in a variety of experimental trends such as Cubism, Futurism, Expressionism, Imagism, Vorticism, Dadaism and Surrealism, among others.

CEA at SAMLA 90: Creative Writing Wanted

Monday, May 21, 2018 - 8:58am
Marissa Glover McLargin/College English Association
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, May 31, 2018

The College English Association is ​soliciting original works of fiction, poetry, or non-fiction for the 90th SAMLA conference from November 2-4 in Birmingham. The SAMLA conference theme is "Fighters from the Margins: Socio-Political Activists and Their Allies."

Modernism in the Home CFP

Monday, May 21, 2018 - 8:53am
University of Birmingham
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 14, 2018

We are excited to announce the Call for Papers for Modernism in the Home. The conference is set to be held on Monday 1st and Tuesday 2nd July 2019 at the University of Birmingham in collaboration with the Centre for Modernist Cultures. Studies of modernism and the home are wide-ranging; this international conference will reflect the broad scope of research, fostering interdisciplinary dialogue between literary, arts and cultural sectors. The conference invites scholars to interrogate the historical, theoretical and thematic intersections occurring in the domestic sphere in the early twentieth century.

Novels, Then and Now

Thursday, May 17, 2018 - 11:31am
Mid-Atlantic Popular and American Culture Association (MAPACA)
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, June 30, 2018

Novels, Then and Now

The Popular Novels area includes all novel genres, authors, time periods, cultures, and settings. Consider it a safety net for novels that don’t fit neatly into a specific genre or that cross genres. Consider the many sub-genres of Romance with a capital “R”—western, thriller, paranormal, religious, romance (with a small “r”), detective, urban fantasy, etc. From Pearl S. Buck to Lee Child, from Laurie King to Tony Hillerman, from Julia Spencer-Fleming to Emilie Richards—all are welcome.

With this is mind, the area chairs for the “Novels, Then and Now” section of the Mid-Atlantic Popular and American Culture Association (MAPACA) invite papers on the above as well as on the following themes:

Queer Intersections / Southern Spaces

Thursday, May 17, 2018 - 11:28am
Southern Spaces
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, July 30, 2018


Full CFP:

Series title: Queer Intersections / Southern Spaces
Series editor: Eric Solomon, PhD
Submission deadline: July 30, 2018
Submission requirements: 350–500 word proposals OR full projects
Send submissions and direct all inquiries to: Series editor Eric Solomon (

Special Issue of South Central Review: #MeToo, Moving Forward

Thursday, May 17, 2018 - 11:27am
South Central Review
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, July 1, 2018

This special issue will focus on the #MeToo and adjacent movements (#TimesUp, #MuteRKelly, and others). It will examine the movement(s) in the past and present tenses, and think through the potential future implications of activism against sexual violence. Although they are an important part of thinking about/through the movement, we wish to avoid personal narratives and, instead, focus on academic accounts for this issue.

 Topics might include:

UPDATED CfP: ReFocus: The Films of Spike Jonze (under contract)

Thursday, May 17, 2018 - 11:21am
Eds. Kim Wilkins and Wyatt Moss-Wellington (The University of Sydney, Australia)
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, July 1, 2018

Deadline for submissions: Proposals 1 July 2018, full chapters 14 October 2018 

This edited collection is under contract with Edinburgh University Press as part of their ReFocus series. Series editors are Robert Singer, PhD and Gary D. Rhodes, PhD.

Call for papers on the following topics:

Her and gender

Jonze and screenwriting (including Where the Wild Things Are and Her)

Jonze’s short films