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Journal of the British Fantasy Society: Open call for papers

updated: 
Tuesday, October 15, 2019 - 5:02pm
British Fantasy Society
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, January 1, 2020

Call for papers: General Issue (to be published in Spring 2020) 

The Journal of the British Fantasy Society contains a mix of academic papers, reviews, interviews and feature articles. For the next general issue, we are looking for submissions from people who are researching primarily fantasy, but we are also interested in the related fields of horror, science fiction, folklore, mythology etc. Our contributors and readers have interests across many media: literature, comics, movies, music, oral histories and so on. 

We are keen to hear about contemporary works, but are also happy to receive submissions about works, creators or areas that have fallen by the wayside over the years. 

Reading Modernism in the Sixth Extinction

updated: 
Tuesday, October 15, 2019 - 5:07pm
Caroline Hovanec (Tampa), Rachel Murray (Loughborough)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 31, 2020

Call for Papers: Reading Modernism in the Sixth Extinction

Prospective Modernism/modernity Print+ cluster

Edited by Caroline Hovanec and Rachel Murray

 

CFP: Journal of Austrian-American History

updated: 
Tuesday, October 15, 2019 - 5:14pm
Michael Burri, Journal of Austrian-American History
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, November 30, 2019

The Journal of Austrian-American History, sponsored by the Botstiber Institute for Austrian-American Studies (www.botstiber.org) and published by Penn State University Press, is an open access, peer-reviewed scholarly journal.

Authors are invited to submit articles based on original research that speak to the relationship between the United States and Austria, including the historical Habsburg Empire. Contributions from scholars working in history and related disciplines -- such as economics, history of science, law, political science, and cultural studies, broadly construed -- are welcome.

Ọyẹ́: Journal of Language, Literature and Popular Culture Vol. 2, No. 1

updated: 
Tuesday, October 15, 2019 - 4:51pm
Harry Olufunwa / Federal University, Oye-Ekiti, Nigeria
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, March 31, 2020

Ọyẹ́: Journal of Language, Literature and Popular Culture is an academic journal domiciled in the Department of English and Literary Studies of the Federal University, Oye-Ekiti, Ekiti State, Nigeria. It seeks to publish insightful research from established and emerging scholars on all aspects of English language, literature and popular culture, especially as it relates to Africa and the Black Diaspora. For its next edition which will be published in April 2020, Ọyẹ́ invites interested researchers and scholars to submit completed papers on any aspect of language, literature and popular culture. We are especially interested in submissions with an interdisciplinary focus.

Flann O’Brien and the Nonhuman: Animals, Environments, Machines

updated: 
Tuesday, October 15, 2019 - 4:44pm
Katherine Ebury, Paul Fagan, John Greaney
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, February 1, 2020

Call for Papers

Edited Collection

 

Flann O’Brien and the Nonhuman: Animals, Environments, Machines

ed. Katherine Ebury, Paul Fagan, John Greaney

VERGE: STUDIES IN GLOBAL ASIAS - ISSUE 7.1:OPEN ISSUE

updated: 
Tuesday, October 15, 2019 - 4:44pm
VERGE: STUDIES IN GLOBAL ASIAS
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, November 1, 2019

This open issue invites essays related to the broader project of Verge: Studiesin Global Asias, which showcases scholarship on “Asian” topics from across the humanities and humanistic social sciences, while recognizing that the changing scope of “Asia” as a concept and method is today an object of vital critical concern. Deeply transnational and transhistorical in scope, Verge emphasizes thematic and conceptual links among the disciplines and regional/area studies formations that address Asia in a variety of particularist (national, subnational, individual) and generalist (national, regional, global) modes.

CFP: Genres in Literature (Deadline: Jan 1, 2020)

updated: 
Tuesday, October 15, 2019 - 4:45pm
Sanglap: Journal of Literary and Cultural Inquiry
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, January 1, 2020

Discussing the epic and the novel, Mikhail Bakhtin refers to a “historical struggle of genres” that underwrites “the establishment and growth of a generic skeleton of literature.” Literature as a diverse discursive domain consists of various forms and genres that shape and functionalize it. There is a thin line between specific literary forms and genres. Is novel a form or genre? If novel is a form, we can think of particular genres of the novel such as gothic, whodunit, comedy, historical drama and so on. On the other hand, if novel is a genre, there are literary forms such as realism, naturalism, pastiche, parody, etc.

Call for Abstracts: Edited Collection on Refugee, Migrant, and Displaced Motherhood in America

updated: 
Wednesday, October 16, 2019 - 2:20pm
Maria Lombard
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, December 1, 2019

Contributions are invited for a scholarly edited collection that aims to explore literary accounts of migrant, refugee, and displaced motherhood in America. Refugees and migrants are often unseen, or worse seen as an inconvenience or imposition.  Migrant mothers in particular are often overlooked, with their experiences, their needs, and their lives nearly erased. Vu Tran says that “for those who can never quite accept her, a refugee is like a ghost” (p. 154).  This book seeks to examine writings by and about the displaced mother that make her part of a collective imagination, memory, and mythology of the American conscience

 

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