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Crossing the Boundaries of Reception -- New Deadline

Saturday, May 6, 2017 - 11:54am
Special Issue of "Reception: Texts, Readers, Audiences, History"
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, June 12, 2017

The journal Reception invites submissions for its special-topic issue for the 2018 volume year focusing on “Crossing the Boundaries of Reception.” Authors are encouraged to construe “boundaries” as broadly as possible within a reception-study context, including:

The Second Literary Linguistics Conference - Extended Deadline

Monday, April 17, 2017 - 10:43am
Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, April 30, 2017

Extended Deadline!

The Second Literary Linguistics Conference

 4-6 October 2017, Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz

 Keynote speaker: Jan Christoph Meister, Universität Hamburg

Like the first Literary Linguistics conference at Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz in 2015, this meeting will be an interdisciplinary forum for international scholars working at the intersection of linguistics and literary studies. The organisers are pleased to invite proposals for 20-minute papers addressing the following topics:

- The act of reading

- Corpus stylistics

Monsters with a Thousand Faces: Adaptations of Literary Horrors

Wednesday, October 12, 2016 - 10:05am
Joseph J. Darowski and John Darowski
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 13, 2017

The editors of Monsters with a Thousand Faces: Adaptations of Literary Horrors are seeking abstracts for essays that could be included in the upcoming collection. This collection will feature essays focused on adaptations of characters that first appeared in a traditional novel or short stories. The adaptations can be in any other form of media (film, television, radio drama, comic books, stage play, etc.) or even be an appropriation of the original character into a new novel. 

Among the monsters we are hoping to see included in the collection are:


-Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde

-The Invisible Man


-Monsters from mythology

-Monsters from Fairy Tales

Cities in the Luso-Hispanic World

Wednesday, October 12, 2016 - 10:05am
The Journal of Urban Cultural Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, November 1, 2016

For this special volume, we are calling for papers grounded in urban processes in cities throughout the Luso-Hispanic World. We welcome both research essays (7,000-10,000
words) as well as review essays (2,500-4,000 words). To submit, send an abstract by November 1, 2016 to: or
Deadline for finished papers: March 1, 2017 For more information on the Journal of Urban Cultural Studies, go to,id=225/

Intersections: Identity and Ideology

Wednesday, October 12, 2016 - 10:06am
English Graduate Program at Texas A&M University- San Antonio
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, December 15, 2016

Deadline for Abstract Submission: 15 December 2016


The English Graduate Student Committee at Texas A&M University-San Antonio is pleased to announce their second annual graduate and undergraduate English conference. This year’s conference theme is “Intersections: Identity and Ideology.” The conference will take place at Texas A&M University-San Antonio on 3 February 2017.


Lifestyles • Lifeworlds • Lifeworks: What is Life?

Wednesday, October 12, 2016 - 10:06am
University of Oregon
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, November 21, 2016

Lifestyles • Lifeworlds • Lifeworks: What is Life?

University of Oregon in Portland • April 6-8, 2017


Today, media constitute and permeate all avenues and forms of life – scale, pace, and pattern interact in private, public, and organic systems. As technologyencompasses more and more practices and agents, and becomes evermore malleable and fungible – What is Life? And, how is life mediated?

NeMLA workshop: Introducing Students to Computational Explorations of Digitized Texts

Wednesday, October 12, 2016 - 10:06am
Mark D. LeBlanc / Wheaton College (Norton, MA)
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, December 5, 2016

If you are attending NeMLA (Baltimore, Maryland: March 23, 2017) and would like a gentle introduction to computer-assisted explorations of your favorite digitized texts, consider enrolling in our hands-on workshop. In our experience, scholars who might like to perform computational analysis in their areas of expertise and/or wish to teach their students how to do so become discouraged too early in the game. This workshop will provide hands-on exposure to and practice with the free, open-source, web-based tool Lexos, including course materials that we have used in our interdisciplinary courses.

Last Call: Mosaics: Difference, Diversity and Assemblage

Tuesday, December 20, 2016 - 1:14pm
University of Pittsburgh French and Italian Graduate Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, January 4, 2017

Mosaics: Difference, Diversity and Assemblage

An Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Conference (University of Pittsburgh, Department of French and Italian)

Keynote: Dr. Alison James (University of Chicago)

Abstracts due: January 4, 2017.

February 24, 2017 

Call for Papers International Journal of Research and Education

Wednesday, October 12, 2016 - 10:06am
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, December 31, 2016

The International Journal of Research and Education is now accepting papers for Volume 1 issue 4. The aim of this Journal is to facilitate the publication of research papers in all fields of knowledge: life and earth sciences, social sciences, economics, management, law, mathematics, technology, art and education. This journal is targeted to academicians and researchers worldwide, that use the english language to publish their research. 

Author charges are 100 GBP per paper, but all articles submitted by 31/12/2016 will be waived all publication charges.


For more information, go to



Deadline Extended! Word Hoard - Issue 6 - Hangover

Tuesday, February 7, 2017 - 4:00pm
Word Hoard
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, February 20, 2017

Word Hoard is currently soliciting articles, essays, interviews, poetry, fiction, creative pieces, and other publishable works on the theme of HANGOVER.

How do you prepare for a hangover? You can’t. Though folk and faux-scientific remedies abound, you can neither predict nor control what comes after celebration, outburst, exertion, or indulgence. A hangover reaches its tortuous apex when intoxicant levels return to zero, when necessary recovery and bare survival become the consequences of excess. How does one begin to cope, to clean up? How does one think through, and despite, one’s bodily timeline? What of the past still saturates the present?