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Call for Articles

Thursday, December 13, 2018 - 9:48am
Dr. Anne Greenfield / Valdosta State University / Restoration and Eighteenth-Century Theatre Research journal
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, December 1, 2019

The editors of the journal Restoration and Eighteenth-Century Theatre Research welcome essays for consideration. Please refer to RECTR’s website for full submission guidelines: General queries and article submissions may be sent to

Restoration and Eighteenth-Century Theatre Research is a peer-reviewed, academic journal published under the auspices of the department of English at Valdosta State University. The journal features scholarship on late seventeenth- and eighteenth-century British and European drama and staging. Issues contain articles, theatre reviews, book reviews, and occasional interviews.

New Directions in Italian Fiction

Thursday, December 13, 2018 - 9:34am
Italian Graduate Society at Rutgers University
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 15, 2019

Call for Papers: New Directions in Italian Fiction


La Fusta, the digital Italian Studies journal edited by the Italian Graduate Society at Rutgers University, is now welcoming submissions in English or Italian. Issue 27 (Spring 2019) will concentrate on the theme “New Generations of Italian Writers.” Articles, book reviews, and creative writing are being considered for publication.


IX Lisbon Summer School for the Study of Culture - Neurohumanities: Promises & Threats

Wednesday, December 12, 2018 - 9:59am
Universidade Católica Portuguesa | The Lisbon Consortium
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, February 28, 2019

IX Lisbon Summer School for the Study of Culture



Promises & Threats


Lisbon, July 1-6, 2019




Deadline for submissions: February 28, 2019


CFP: General Issue

Wednesday, December 12, 2018 - 8:58am
ANTAE Journal
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, May 1, 2019

ANTAE (ISSN 2523-2126) invites original full-length article submissions for its upcoming general issues.

ANTAE is a refereed, interdisciplinary journal aimed at exploring current concerns and debates within literary studies, theory, and criticism. The journal welcomes submissions situated across the interdisciplinary spaces provided by diverse forms and expressions within narrative, poetry, theatre, literary theory, cultural criticism, philosophy, media studies, digital cultures, and language studies. Creative writing, translations, and book or conference reviews are also encouraged.

Beyond the Margins--New Graduate Journal

Monday, January 28, 2019 - 10:39am
English Department, University of New Orleans
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, February 28, 2019

Beyond the Margins: A Graduate Journal of Literary Scholarship

Beyond the Margins is a new annual, open access, blind peer-reviewed journal, housed at the University of New Orleans, dedicated to furthering diversity in academia through the publication of graduate student scholarship in the field of English, with a focus on literary and textual studies. The journal's aim is twofold: to broaden opportunities for graduate student scholars to contribute to academic conversations and to provide a platform for alternative forms of scholarship.

Prose Poetry Symposium

Thursday, January 24, 2019 - 10:40am
Leeds Trinity University / Prose poetry UK
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, February 25, 2019

To mark the publication of The Valley Press Anthology of Prose Poetry, edited by Anne Caldwell and Oz Hardwick, there will be a one-day symposium at Leeds Trinity University (UK) on Saturday 13th July 2019.

The symposium will consist of talks, panels, the official launch of The Valley Press Anthology of Prose Poetry, and an optional workshop. Further details may be found below. We welcome non-traditional modes of presentation and welcome panel proposals.

The organisers invite proposals from scholars and practitioners (with 150-word abstracts) for 20-minute presentations which may address – though need not necessarily be limited to – one of the following topics:

Academic Freedom and Academic Lives A Cluster for Biography: An Interdisciplinary Quarterly

Wednesday, December 12, 2018 - 9:16am
Biography: An Interdisciplinary Quarterly
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, January 15, 2019

Academic Freedom and Academic Lives


The concept of “academic freedom”—always contested—has been muddied, polarized, and done violence to in recent years. This special cluster of Biography: An Interdisciplinary Quarterly invites contributions from a variety of perspectives that seek to illuminate the politics of academic freedom and censorship in the face of rapidly escalating racist, xenophobic, anti-semitic, Islamophobic, sexist, misogynist political currents. Essays connected to personal experience, or that situate questions of academic freedom within the problem of experience as a category of scholarship and public knowledge, are particularly welcome and encouraged.


New England Theatre Journal - Call for Submissions

Wednesday, December 12, 2018 - 9:24am
New England Theatre Journal
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 25, 2019

New England Theatre Journal (a publication of the New England Theatre Conference) invites submissions for its year 2019 edition. A refereed publication, New England Theatre Journal is concerned with advancing the study and practice of theatre and drama by printing articles of the highest quality on a broad range of subjects, including traditional scholarship, performance theory, pedagogy, and articles on theatre performance, design and technology.

New England Theatre Journal is indexed in the International Index of the Performing Arts and the MLA Bibliography. It can also be found via EBESCO and other sites.

MELUS Panel at 2019 American Literature Association Conference

Wednesday, December 12, 2018 - 9:14am
MELUS: The Society for the Study of Multi-Ethnic Literature of the United States
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 4, 2019

Panel Topic: "'Writing' Wrongs: Notions of Justice and Civic Engagement in Multi-Ethnic American Literature"

ASLE 2019 Conference: Updated CFP and Deadline for paper submissions is December 15

Wednesday, December 12, 2018 - 9:00am
Association for the Study of Literature and Environment
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, December 15, 2018

Updated ASLE 2019 Call for Papers (PDF)

Conference Website:

ASLE 2019 Conference: Paradise on Fire

June 26-30, 2019

University of California, Davis

Submission deadline is December 15, 2018 at 11:59pm EST