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The Irish Journal of Gothic and Horror Studies Issue 9 CFP Deadline October 1st 2010

Friday, July 30, 2010 - 8:33am
The Irish Journal of Gothic and Horror Studies

The Irish Journal of Gothic and Horror Studies (
is now seeking article and review submissions for its 9th issue. We will consider articles between 6,000-8,000 words. They should be written in endnote format (see previous articles). Reviews should be approximately 1,000 words with full publication/release/transmission dates and details of the subject discussed.

Gender in fact and fiction (monograph series)

Friday, July 30, 2010 - 6:38am
Dr Angela Smith, University of Sunderland, UK

Dr Claire Nally and Dr Angela Smith have been asked by the publisher I.B.Tauris to edit a proposed series of high quality monographs (each about 70,000 words in length) under the general title of 'Gender in Fact and Fiction'. We would welcome abstracts from any interested academics under the following headings:

Single women
Neo-Victorian literature
Masculinities in fan culture

Other topics will be considered. Please send us your abstract (about 200 words) by 30th September, 2010.

Adaptations and the New Technologies

Friday, July 30, 2010 - 4:19am
Centre for Adaptations, De Montfort University, Leicester

Centre for Adaptations

Adaptations and the New Technologies: A One-Day Symposium
Venue: Centre for Adaptations, Faculty of Humanities, De Montfort University, Leicester, UK, LE1 9BH
Date: 10.00 am - 5.00 pm, Tuesday 25 January 2011

Explorations of Evil in Popular Music, October 15, 2010

Wednesday, July 28, 2010 - 12:18pm
Mark S. Graybill and Daniel Robinson

We seek 500-word proposals for essays to appear in a book collection tentatively entitled "Up Jumped the Devil: Explorations of Evil in Popular Music." The project will be a collaborative study of the aesthetic, ethical, and philosophical dimensions of popular music since the beginning of the twentieth century, including such genres as blues, folk, country, rock, and rap, and focusing especially on the way popular music engages such issues as evil, violence, God, Satan, existentialism, terrorism, sensibility, and others.

[UPDATE] British Women Writers Conference: "Curiosities" (March 31- April 3, 2011)

Wednesday, July 28, 2010 - 7:42am
British Women Writers Association

The 19th Annual 18th- and 19th-Century British Women Writers Conference The Ohio State University Columbus, OH "Curiosities" March 31- April 3, 2011 Call for Papers: The theme for this year's conference is "Curiosities." We encourage submissions that consider how the concept of curiosity—in its dual meaning of intellectual pursuit and particular material objects—influenced the lives and work of eighteenth- and nineteenth-century women writers, and continues to drive our scholarship today.