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Representing Rural Women

updated: 
Friday, February 17, 2017 - 4:45pm
Whitney Womack Smith
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 31, 2017

Representing Rural Women

We invite you to submit an abstract for a proposed collection of critical essays focused on historical and contemporary representations of rural women in North America.

We are interested in interdisciplinary topics and theoretical approaches that help provide new understandings of the lives and experiences of rural women. We are seeking contributors from American studies, women’s and gender studies, ethnic studies, English, popular culture studies, film and media studies, history, sociology, anthropology, political science, and other relevant disciplines. Contributions may include, but are not limited to, the following topics:

Threads of Eternity? Gender and Marriage in the 21st Century

updated: 
Friday, February 17, 2017 - 1:29pm
gender forum: Internet Journal for Gender Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, April 1, 2017

‘What does marriage look like today?’ will be the crucial question in our upcoming issue on gender and marriage in the 21st century. Embedded in this are ethical and sociological deliberations on the values of contemporary forms of marriage and partnership in different cultures with ever faster-changing societies. What is the status of marriage in a world that faces demographic transitions, shifts in the composition of families, increasing divorce rates, secularisation on the one hand and religious conservatism on the other? In the discussion of such pressing questions we will cover a wide area of subjects ranging from marriage equality, arranged and forced marriages to domestic violence and plural marriages.

Watermark Journal - Literary Journal for Graduate Student Work - DEADLINE EXTENDED TO 02/20/17

updated: 
Friday, February 17, 2017 - 1:30pm
California State University, Long Beach
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, February 20, 2017

Watermark 11 has extended the submission deadline to Monday, Feb. 20th, 2017! We advise all graduate students to participate in this great opportunity to have your work (seminar papers, critical essays, book reviews, etc.) reviewed by a blind, peer-review panel, as well as an opportunity to be published in an academic journal.

Technoculture Call for Reviews

updated: 
Friday, February 17, 2017 - 1:32pm
Technoculture: An Online Journal of Technology in Society
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, December 31, 2999

Technoculture seeks reviews for potential publication, including reviews of critical projects and popular works. Critical projects and popular works may include books, movies, games, apps, art installations, etc. which use technology and are relevant in todays culture.

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Suggested pieces include but are not limited to:

Lamar Journal of the Humanities: Medical Humanities Special Issue

updated: 
Friday, February 17, 2017 - 1:32pm
Melissa Hudler / Department of English and Modern Languages-Lamar University
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, July 31, 2017

Call for Papers: Medical Humanities 

 Special Issue of the Lamar Journal of the Humanities: Medical Humanities 

Guest Editor: Dr. Melissa Hudler 

Contemporary Media and Politics

updated: 
Friday, February 17, 2017 - 1:33pm
ANTAE: A Journal for the Interspaces of English Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, July 15, 2017

Contemporary Media and Politics

 

‘There is no name for this: we read this as a truism. What is unnameable here is not some ineffable being that cannot be approached by a name; like God for example. What is unnameable is the play that brings about the nominal effects, the relatively unitary or atomic structures we call names, or chains of substitutions for names. In these, for example, the nominal effect of “difference” is itself involved, carried off, and reinscribed, just as the false beginning or end of a game is still part of the game, a function of the system’

-          Jacques Derrida, “Difference”

‘Brexit means Brexit’

Call for Essays: Stranger Things: Eighties Nostalgia, Cynicism and Innocence

updated: 
Tuesday, February 14, 2017 - 2:18pm
Kevin Wetmore
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, April 30, 2017

Call for Essays: Stranger Things: Eighties Nostalgia, Cynicism and Innocence

 

I am looking for proposals for chapters for a book on the Netflix series Stranger Things to be published by McFarland & Company. As the book title suggests, the overarching theme of the volume is how the series creates, evokes, uses and exploits the eighties, eighties culture and contemporary nostalgia for both. Successful proposals will link an aspect of Stranger Things with an eighties counterpart and explore how the series engages that aspect of Reagan-era culture.

 

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