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Early Modern English Literature

Thursday, May 3, 2018 - 4:28pm
Aletria - The journal welcomes submissions of original manuscripts in the following categories: essays on Literary and Cultural Studies, review articles and book reviews of literary and scientific works in the field of literature and literary theory.
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, June 15, 2018


Call for paper: Aletria v. 28, n.3 (2018) – Early Modern English Literature

Early modern English authors (c. 1453-1789) wrote in a period of unprecedented national and international political, cultural, social, religious, and scientific changes. Literature in English across a range of traditional and alternative genres reflected, resisted, and redefined these developments. We invite papers that identify and analyse the many forms of evidence of the literary engagement with transformative issues, events, and axes within and outside of the British Isles.

Editors of the number: Elizabeth Sauer (Brock University, Canadá) and Luiz Fernando Ferreira Sá (UFMG)

Openly about Open Access

Wednesday, May 2, 2018 - 9:05am
De Gruyter
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, June 30, 2018

Cecelia Brown, University of Oklahoma, USA

Call for Session Proposals: 50th Anniversary Convention, Washington, DC

Wednesday, May 2, 2018 - 8:59am
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, May 29, 2018

NeMLA is turning 50! Please come and help us celebrate our Anniversary Convention at the Gaylord National in Washington DC, March 21–24, 2019.

The theme of our 2019 convention is "Transnational Spaces: Intersections of Cultures, Languages, and Peoples." It aims to challenge traditional notions of history, territory, and identity and to recognize the complex processes of trans-culturation that have characterized modernity.

As the capital of the United States, Washington, DC, plays an important role in shaping both national and global history. It is vital that NeMLA bring its convention to this seat of power in order to address the ongoing challenges we face in producing a world that values diversity, honesty, scholarship, and justice.

Documenting Jazz Conference, 17 - 19 January 2019, Dublin Institute of Technology, Ireland

Monday, April 30, 2018 - 9:15am
Dublin Institute of Technology
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, June 30, 2018

Documenting Jazz

17 - 19 January 2019

Dublin Institute of Technology, Conservatory of Music and Drama


The first jazz conference in Ireland will take place at the Dublin Institute of Technology, Conservatory of Music and Drama, Rathmines from 17 January to 19 January 2019. The event is delivered in partnership with the Society of Musicology Ireland, the Research Foundation for Music in Ireland and Birmingham Centre for Media and Cultural Research, Birmingham City University, UK.


House of Cards

Friday, April 27, 2018 - 12:51pm
Saint Peter's University
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, May 15, 2018

House of Cards: Critical Essays on the Netflix Original Series

Abstracts: DUE 15 May 2018

Finished Essays DUE: 1 September 2018


House of Cards (HOC) is an American political drama developed and produced by the playwright Beau Willimon (Farragut North), adapted from Michael Dobbs’ novel and the BBC series, written by Andrew Davies.


Unidentifiable Literary Objects: A symposium

Thursday, April 26, 2018 - 9:10am
Nottingham Trent University
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, June 28, 2018

On 29 June 2018, the Critical Poetics Research Group at Nottingham Trent University will host a symposium on the ‘Unidentifiable Literary Object’. Speakers include: Clare Connors (University of East Anglia), Marie-Dominique Garnier (University of Paris VIII), Laurent Milesi (Shanghai Jiao Tong University), Nicholas Royle (University of Sussex), Judith Still (University of Nottingham), Sarah Wood (University of Kent). We hope that Hélène Cixous and Eric Prenowitz (University of Leeds) will also be able to join us via Skype.

Creative China: an Interdisciplinary Anthology

Wednesday, April 25, 2018 - 9:22am
Kate Rose
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, May 25, 2018

Call for Papers: Creative China

Anthology coordinated by Kate Rose, PhD, Professor at China University of Mining and Technology and Researcher with the International Center for Comparative Sinology

Please send an abstract, 300-800 words, by May 25, 2018 to

Complete contributions (3,000-6,000 words) by July 25, 2018 to