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CFP: Bridging the Solitudes: Essays on Canadian Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror

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Tuesday, June 7, 2016 - 2:49pm
full name / name of organization: 
Amy J. Ransom and Dominick Grace
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deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 2, 2017

This call is to solicit chapter proposals for Bridging the Solitudes: Essays on Canadian Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror, an edited volume of scholarly essays on Canadian science-fiction, fantasy, and horror, to be co-edited by Amy J. Ransom (Central Michigan University) and Dominick Grace (Brescia University College). A book proposal, including accepted abstracts, will be submitted to the Palgrave/Macmillan series on Studies in Global Science Fiction (series editors Anindita Banerjee, Rachel Haywood Ferreira, and Mark Bould).

 Submit chapter proposals by January 1, 2017

Cuban Literature in the Diaspora

updated: 
Tuesday, June 7, 2016 - 2:49pm
full name / name of organization: 
Belén Rodríguez Mourelo/ NeMLA 2017 in Baltimore
contact email: 
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 30, 2016

This panel seeks contributions discussing Cuban literature in the diaspora in the 20th and 21st centuries, especially after the 1959 Revolution. The goal is to discuss relevant aspects of Cuban diasporic writing, including, but not limited to, representations of exile, diaspora, memory, political denunciation, uprootedness, social fracture, transnationalism and postnationalism.

Please, visit http://www.buffalo.edu/nemla.html to submit your abstract online by September 30, 2016.

"Was Student---Am Now Writer": The 14th International F Scott Fitzgerald Society Conference

updated: 
Tuesday, June 7, 2016 - 11:03am
full name / name of organization: 
The F Scott Fitzgerald Society
contact email: 
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, November 1, 2016

For only the second time in its history, the F. Scott Fitzgerald Society will gather in the author’s hometown of Saint Paul, Minnesota, for a week-long celebration of his Midwestern roots and the importance of regionalism, home, and youth in his writing (June 25-July 1, 2017). Fitzgerald was, of course, born in Saint Paul and spent most of his formative years there. The conference theme, Was student – am now writer, comes from Fitzgerald’s military discharge interview, and marks the acknowledgement of his emergence in Saint Paul as a writer.

6th Issue of Masculinities Journal

updated: 
Tuesday, June 7, 2016 - 11:00am
full name / name of organization: 
MASCULINITIES: A Journal of Identity and Culture
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, June 24, 2016

Dear colleagues,

Masculinities: A Journal of Identity and Culture, is now seeking contributions for its sixth issue, which will be published in August 2016. We are looking for articles, essays, and reviews from every field of social sciences and humanities, which critically investigate men and masculinities. The submissions can be written either in English or Turkish. The relevant subjects for this issue include but not limited to the following:

• Childhood and youth
• Identities
• Literature
• Experiences
• Politics
• Histories
• Sexualities
• Militarism
• Sports
• Social relations
• Representations
• Media, movies, TV and the Internet

Tours & Detours (special issue) -- Textshop Experiments

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Tuesday, June 7, 2016 - 11:00am
full name / name of organization: 
K. A. Wisniewski & Felix Burgos / Textshop Experiments
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deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 30, 2016

The theme of this issue, Tours and Detours, is intended to provoke a wide variety of topics and approaches.  For some, it seeks to examine the interplay between identity, space, history, and memory, exploring the ways in which identities and communities are created, formed, and informed by spatial and temporal contexts.  For others, it conjures up ideas of travel, tourism, and critical heritage, seeking to actively exchange, share, and challenge ideas on information technologies, place-making, and digital economy.  Yet another group of scholars and artists might interpret the topic as rhetorical strategies around impasses of knowledge (what Barthes called the punctum and the situationists referred to as détournement).

Mobile Communities, Friday, October 28, 2016 (Abstract Deadline: June 15, 2016)

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Tuesday, June 7, 2016 - 11:00am
full name / name of organization: 
Tufts Graduate Humanities Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, June 15, 2016

Keynote: Mary N. Layoun, Professor of Comparative Literature and Folklore Studies, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Movement and stasis. Routes to and from home. Boundaries and belonging. Local places and global spaces. The possibilities for and barriers to mobility shape the way that communities, cultures, and individuals communicate with one another. Mobility influences interconnectivity across time and space as well as the formation of hierarchies of domination and subordination. 

Call For Papers: Special Issue. Find David Bowie: Alternative Approaches to Bowie and Comics

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Tuesday, June 7, 2016 - 11:00am
full name / name of organization: 
The Comics Grid: Journal of Comics Scholarship
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deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, September 1, 2016

 ‘You must draw David Bowie. Find David Bowie, or I’ll send you David Bowie. Because if it isn’t David Bowie, you’re going to have to re-do it until it is David Bowie.’

-Kelley Jones, quoting Neil Gaiman, Hanging Out with the Dream King: Conversations with Neil Gaiman and His Collaborators (2004)

The Comics Grid: Journal of Comics Scholarship invites authors and artists to submit contributions for a special collection of papers offering alternative scholarly approaches to David Bowie and comics.

2016 PCEA Conference: Comics and/as Rhetoric

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Tuesday, June 7, 2016 - 11:00am
full name / name of organization: 
Pennsylvania College English Association
contact email: 
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, July 15, 2016

2016 PCEA Conference CFP

Comics and/as Rhetoric: (Anti)Static Narratives

Indiana University of Pennsylvania

October 21-22, 2016

Newly Extended Deadline: July 16, 2016

 

Keynote Speaker, Conor McCreery, Kill Shakespeare Writer

"A DREAM / TOO BAD TO SLEEP THROUGH": ON WYN COOPER'S DYSTOPIAN NARRATIVES

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Tuesday, June 7, 2016 - 10:59am
full name / name of organization: 
South Atlantic Modern Language Association
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deadline for submissions: 
Friday, June 10, 2016

"A DREAM / TOO BAD TO SLEEP THROUGH": ON WYN COOPER'S DYSTOPIAN NARRATIVES

This panel welcomes papers about the use of dystopian narratives and imagery in the work of poet Wyn Cooper. Papers should address Cooper's work in the fields of poetry and/or music, and will be read as part of a roundtable discussion. By June 10th, please submit a 200-word abstract, brief bio, and A/V requirements to Andrea Rogers, Georgia State University, at arogers34@gsu.edu.

This year's SAMLA conference is in Jacksonville, FL from 11/4-11-6.

Welcome to Night Vale (Collection)

updated: 
Tuesday, June 7, 2016 - 10:59am
full name / name of organization: 
Jeffrey Andrew Weinstock
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, June 15, 2016

Welcome to Night Vale collection: Approaching Deadline (6/15)

CALL FOR PROPOSALS

Proposals related to the podcast Welcome to Night Vale are solicited for chapter contributions to an edited scholarly collection to be published by Palgrave.

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The editor seeks to include a range of approaches focusing on both form and content. Topics may include but are not limited to:

• internal themes and allusions
• genre and influences
• performance, music, and effects
• politics and historical contextualization
• podcast production, distribution, and consumption
• reception and fandom
• paratexts, marketing, and merchandise

Call for Reviewers

updated: 
Tuesday, June 7, 2016 - 10:59am
full name / name of organization: 
European Journal of American Culture
contact email: 
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, December 31, 2016

The European Journal of American Culture (Intellect Ltd) is seeking reviewers for forthcoming issues of the interdisciplinary journal. 

We are particularly interested in expanding the journal's current scope, and are looking to review not only academic texts, but also new fiction, poetry and non-fiction; film and television; photography and art books; and video games. We want the interdisciplinarity of the journal's articles to be matched with an engagment of diverse materials and texts in the reviews. 

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