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Shakespeare: Visions of Rome

updated: 
Wednesday, May 3, 2017 - 2:38pm
Shakespeare, the journal of the British Shakespeare Association
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, June 30, 2017

Shakespeare

Call for Papers

Shakespeare: Visions of Rome

 

We invite essay submissions (c. 6000 words including notes) for a special issue of Shakespeare, the journal of the British Shakespeare Association, on the topic of Shakespeare: Visions of Rome, planned for publication in 2019.

 

EnGendered Borders

updated: 
Wednesday, May 3, 2017 - 2:39pm
Gender Forum: An Internet Journal for Gender Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, November 13, 2017

In a 2016 music video, “Borders”, the ever-controversial M.I.A., herself a Tamil refugee, comments on the gendered aspects of Western anxieties in the on-going refugee ‘crisis’: images of endless masses of all-male refugees of colour resonate with right-wing myths of uncivilized brown invaders, stealing jobs, raping white women and undermining Euro-American gender progressivism. In fact, gender issues are a constitutive force not only in refugee status and immigration law, but also in media discourses and popular knowledge production about refugees.

Hong Kong Studies - a new bilingual, interdisciplinary academic journal seeks submissions

updated: 
Wednesday, May 3, 2017 - 2:39pm
Hong Kong Studies published by Chinese University Press
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Submissions are solicited for the inaugural issue of Hong Kong Studies (https://www.chineseupress.com/index.php?route=product%2Fproduct&product_...). Hong Kong Studies is the first bilingual academic journal to focus on Hong Kong from an interdisciplinary arts and cultural studies perspective. Published by the Chinese University of Hong Kong Press, the journal will launch in 2017. The editors believe that the timely expansion of the field of Hong Kong Studies warrants a journal of its own, in order to provide a focused platform for facilitating exchange between different disciplines and viewpoints in relation to Hong Kong.

The Alt-Right in Popular Culture

updated: 
Wednesday, May 3, 2017 - 2:39pm
Katlyn Williams/The University of Iowa
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 1, 2017

Over the past few years, a loosely defined group that has since come to be referred to as “the alt-right” began to receive increased attention and scrutiny in the American media. The group presents itself to the public as an alternative to the mainstream conservatism of the contemporary Republican Party, and is an amorphous mass of people, largely associated with Internet social media platforms. The alt-right appears to be motivated by white nationalism, antigovernment conspiracy theory, xenophobia, and an opposition to identity politics.

Musicals at the Margins

updated: 
Monday, May 1, 2017 - 2:19pm
Martha Shearer
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, July 17, 2017

MUSICALS AT THE MARGINS

CALL FOR CHAPTER PROPOSALS

Collection of Essays on Poe and Psychology

updated: 
Sunday, May 21, 2017 - 6:13pm
Mary Beth Evans
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, December 20, 2017

Poe’s understanding of the Human mind is one of the most complex structures in the American canon. It is difficult to understand each brain process as every human being possesses his/her own distinguished thought patterns with dissimilar complexity levels. A person’s behaviour deeply influences the  psyche, which ultimately alters into a habit by becoming entrenched into a person’s disposition. Today, the field of psychology tries to comprehend everything a mind is able to produce. On the other hand, years before Psychology became a field of thought and practiced professionally, a number of American authors threw a spotlight on the apparatus of the mind in their works.

Black Mirror: Special Issue of Supernatural Studies

updated: 
Monday, May 1, 2017 - 2:07pm
Supernatural Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, July 15, 2017

Call For Papers: Fall/Winter 2017 Special Issue of Supernatural StudiesBlack Mirror: Supernatural as Near-Future Technology

Guest editor Bethany Holmstrom, Assistant Professor of English, LaGuardia Community College, CUNY

Worldwide Educators of African Descent: Lessons from International Teaching and Tests in the Field

updated: 
Monday, May 1, 2017 - 2:22pm
Black Educators Abroad
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 1, 2017

Part travelogue, part professional reflection, this book will be a peer-reviewed anthology of original composition--narratives, interviews, field observations, formal academic writing--about teaching outside one’s country of origin as a person of African descent. The book seeks to augment the voices--and use print publication to promote the career advancement--of black educators who may otherwise not have access to either. In addition to parity, the publication will celebrate the unique perspectives and creative problem-solving that evolve from Africana or black cultural ways of knowing and teaching in intercultural context. Topical considerations may include a variety of impressions about instruction, pedagogy, and institutional leadership.

The British Isles in the Mind's Eye: Literary Tourism and "Real" History

updated: 
Wednesday, May 17, 2017 - 11:01am
LuAnn McCracken Fletcher
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 1, 2017

What are the relationships among historical narratives, fictional narratives, and the narratives that the tourist industry creates? Contributions are solicited for a collection of essays that will map the boundaries of and intersections among these discourses of “place” and its significance, with an emphasis on literary tourism and the British Isles. Essays may be weighted towards the theoretical or may be focused on studies of individual historical sites or literary authors; they may approach the subject from the disciplinary perspectives of anthropology, cultural studies, film studies, literary history, or history.

Yankees and Popular Culture

updated: 
Wednesday, April 26, 2017 - 1:34pm
McFarland and Company
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 1, 2017

McFarland and Company invites baseball writers to contribute abstracts for an essay collection presently titled The New York Yankees and Popular Culture.

Writers are encouraged to submit their own topics for consideration.  Possible topics include:

  • Yankees in Advertising
  • History of WPIX
  • The fight between Billy Martin and Reggie Jackson on the Game of the Week
  • Buster Keaton’s film The Cameraman featuring a sequence at Yankee Stadium
  • Yankees and Seinfeld

McFarland is a leading publisher of books and journals in sports history, including Base Ball: A Journal of the Early Game and Black Ball: A Negro League Journal.

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