We seek intelligent critical articles written in a clear, readable style that offer our readers thoughtful, useful, pedagogically sound, and innovative ideas for teaching American literature. We are also interested in articles about new American authors or lesser known authors who haven't seen much study, particularly in ways that they could add to students' experiences of American literature. All articles go through a blind peer review process with editorial staff making all final publishing decisions. Send manuscripts with abstract. Deadline for Winter 2016 Issue is January 31.
Keynote and plenary discussion with Andrew Davies
In celebration of the newly acquired Andrew Davies archive, the Centre of Adaptations and Centre for Textual Studies, De Montfort University, are hosting a one-day conference on the British screenwriter. Alongside entering into a conversation about the writer's oeuvre, conference delegates will be invited to attend a discussion with Davies and visit a new exhibition at De Montfort University's Heritage Centre. Archival materials on display will include original scripts from some of Davies' most loved adaptations, such as Pride and Prejudice, alongside letters and notes between Davies and his collaborators.
CFP: Peer English
Peer English (ISSN 1746-5621) is a refereed, open-access online journal produced by the Department of English at the University of Leicester and the English Association. Since 2006, its remit has been to provide a forum for exciting, high-quality work and new critical thinking by early career researchers (graduate study, post-doctoral research) through to those already established within the community. This approach also includes the notion of 'work in progress' and we welcome contributions of high academic standards from those currently involved in active research, be they doctoral candidates or Heads of Departments.
Call for PAMLA 2016 Special Session Proposals: "Archives, Libraries, Properties" (Deadline January 15, 2016)
CFP – Lit, Lore, and Canon: Forms of Textuality in Medieval Digital Gaming – Proposals 2/15/16
As a follow-up to the successful publication of Digital Gaming Re-imagines the Middle Ages (Routledge, 2014), I am soliciting proposals for a follow-on volume tentatively entitled, Lit, Lore, and Canon in Medieval Digital Gaming.
Urban Humanities Convergence
March 16-18, 2016
As the world becomes more urbanized, we seek to understand how the Humanities engages with and contributes to urban communities. The Urban Humanities Convergence will interrogate notions of urban spaces, identities and movements by bringing together scholars, artists and activists working within these terrains. From anti-gentrification activism to art movements, from urban fiction to graphic novels, the conference will encompass a wide range of disciplines and encourages interdisciplinary inquiry beyond the ivory tower.
Call for papers for the one-day conference
TRANSLATION AND PHILOSOPHY
organized by the Bentham Centre (Sciences Po Law School, EA 4461) in Paris, France, on April 15th, 2016
Deadline for Paper Proposals Extended to JANUARY 1ST!!!
The University of Chicago Press and Signs are pleased to announce the competition for the 2017 Catharine Stimpson Prize for Outstanding Feminist Scholarship. Named in honor of the founding editor of Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society, the Catharine Stimpson Prize is designed to recognize excellence and innovation in the work of emerging feminist scholars.
August 11-14, 2016
University of California, Berkeley
The Secrets that Animals Keep: Terror, Cruelty, and Trauma in the Gothic Imagination
Proposed by: Dr. Amy Armiento, Frostburg State University, email@example.com and Dr. Kevin Knott, Frostburg State University, firstname.lastname@example.org
***Submission deadline extended to 1/1/16***
Boundaries and intersections -- two contrasting metaphors and yet not quite a binary. On the one hand, these words spatially remind us of Venn diagrams: two bound circles with a space of intersection where they overlap. On the other hand, intersections can be places of traffic, movement over time, streams of cars or pedestrians crossing boundaries. Spatial overlap or temporal crossing--the stability of categories or their rupture. The humanities are constantly defined and redefined by the churning of boundaries and intersections.
Modernity & the European Mind: Writing the Past, Constructing Identities.
A two-day international symposium hosted by the Centre for Studies in Literature at the University of Portsmouth.
Thursday, 16th June & Friday, 17th June 2016
M. Wynn Thomas Prize 2016 DEADLINE EXTENDED
Persons and Sexualities
Call for Participation 2016
A Sexuality Project
9th Global Meeting
Sunday 10th July – Tuesday 12th July 2016
Mansfield College, Oxford