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51st Annual Convention

Thursday, April 4, 2019 - 1:30pm
Northeast Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, April 29, 2019

Please join us for NeMLA's 51st Annual Convention at the Boston Marriott Copley Place, conveniently located in the heart of the city. The theme of NeMLA 2020 is "Shaping and Sharing Identities: Spaces, Places, Languages, and Cultures" — a topic embracing the many facets that define each and every human being across cultures and languages, as well as the many ways in which we interact with each other in today’s rapidly changing global world.

Nordic Irish Studies journal - articles for regular issue (06/01/2019)

Thursday, April 4, 2019 - 3:56pm
Dalarna University
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, June 1, 2019

Nordic Irish Studies is looking for submissions on any aspect within the field of Irish Studies for the 2019 regular issue (December 2019). Nordic Irish Studies is a peer-reviewed journal. It is listed in MLA, JSTOR, EBSCO-Host databases.


The aim of the journal is to publish original, quality research by literature specialists, historians, social scientists, political scientists, musicologists, and geographers, as well as by scholars from other disciplines included in the field of Irish Studies. Nordic Irish Studies supports both the publication of inter-disciplinary work, and studies rooted in the methodologies and theories of the individual scholars’ disciplines.


Irish Studies

Monday, April 8, 2019 - 3:33pm
Midwestern Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, April 6, 2019

Midwestern Modern Language Association

November 14-17, 2019

Chicago, Illinois

Permanent Section: Irish Studies


—I am a servant of two masters, Stephen said, an English and an Italian.

Embodying Fantastika

Thursday, April 4, 2019 - 1:27pm
Fantastika Journal
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, May 1, 2019

Embodying Fantastika

An Interdisciplinary Conference

8 - 10 August 2019

Lancaster University, UK



Sherryl Vint (UC Riverside, USA)

Sara Wasson (Lancaster, UK)


1 May 2019


‘Fantastika’ is an umbrella term that embraces the genres of Fantasy, Science Fiction and Horror but can also include Alternate History, Gothic, Steampunk or any other radically imaginative narrative space. The sixth annual Fantastika conference will aim to define, challenge and debate

CFP--book collection, "Wilde Politics"

Thursday, March 28, 2019 - 2:02pm
Michael Y. Bennett, University of Wisconsin-Whitewater
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, April 30, 2019

I have spoken with an Senior Commissioning Editor at Manchester University Press (with their strengths in theatre, nineteenth century lit, and politics), and he is very excited about the prospects of this edited collection. He/MUP is eagerly awaiting a proposal.

The book is called, Wilde Politics: The Political Thought of Oscar Wilde. My Introduction is (currently) entitled, “The Politics of Being Oscar Wilde.” The three sections of the book are “Victorian Politics”; “The Politics of Aesthetics”; and “Political Philosophy.” 

2019 Southeastern Renaissance Conference

Wednesday, March 27, 2019 - 11:38am
Southeastern Renaissance Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, June 7, 2019

The Southeastern Renaissance Conference invites submissions for our 76th annual conference, which will be hosted by North Carolina State University on October 18-19, 2019 in Raleigh, NC.

Papers can be on any aspect of Renaissance literature, history, philosophy, music, art, or culture. Please submit your full essay (20-minute reading time maximum, or no more than 2,500 words) here:  SRC Paper Submission Module.

For consideration for the 2019 Conference, papers must be submitted by: June 7, 2019.  Those submitting papers for the 2019 Conference will receive a response from the SRC by: July 1, 2019.

Queer Studies Sessions

Monday, April 1, 2019 - 10:21am
Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, May 1, 2019

This year's RMMLA conference will be held in El Paso, Oct 10-12. Please submit proposals for panels, individual papers, or performances that take up any aspect of the field of queer studies. We welcome traditional papers as well as sessions or individual presentations that do not conform to standard formats.

Please submit a 300-word description for individual presentations/performances or a 500-word description for a panel or session along with a 100-word bio.

Submission deadline is May 1, 2019.

Conference site:


Extended Deadline: 117th Annual PAMLA Conference in San Diego, CA: "Send In the Clowns" Special Session CFP

Tuesday, March 26, 2019 - 9:23am
David John Boyd, University of Glasgow
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, March 31, 2019


Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA) Conference

Thursday, November 14, 2019 to Sunday, November 17, 2019, Wyndham San Diego Bayside Hotel, San Diego, California

Conference theme: “Send In the Clowns”