category: journals and collections of essays

Call for Narratives: Special Issue on Librarians as Helping Professionals (Deadline: September 30, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
REFLECTIONS: Narratives of Professional Helping (Published by Cleveland State University School of Social Work)
contact email: 
l.habat@vikes.csuohio.edu

Reflections: Narratives of Professional Helping is a double-blind peer reviewed interdisciplinary journal that has been published since 1995.

TWC Special Issue CFP: Sherlock Holmes Fandom, Sherlockiana, and The Great Game (3/1/16; 3/15/17)

full name / name of organization: 
Roberta Pearson (Nottingham) and Betsy Rosenbaum (Whittier)
contact email: 
twcsherlock@gmail.com

Transformative Works and Cultures special issue on Sherlock Holmes fandom, fan works, and communities from 1887 to today.

Call for Chapters: Representations of Poverty in US Pop Culture (9/1/2015 deadline)

full name / name of organization: 
Wylie Lenz
contact email: 
povertyandpopculture@gmail.com

Chapter proposals are invited for an edited collection tentatively titled Representing the Other Half: Essays on Poverty in American Popular Culture.

“The French Play in London”: Adaptations from the French in Victorian England

full name / name of organization: 
Ignacio Ramos Gay / University of Valencia, Spain
contact email: 
ignacio.ramos@uv.es

This essay collection aims at exploring the presence of French plays in Victorian England and their influence and impact upon native dramatists, critics and audiences.

Fiction in the Age of Risk

full name / name of organization: 
Textual Practice
contact email: 
golnar.nabizadeh@uwa.edu.au; tony.hda@uwa.edu.au

What does it mean to risk, and how do we benefit, as well as suffer, from its demands?

"The Age of the Geek:" Book collection. Abstract deadline 7/20/15

full name / name of organization: 
"The Age of the Geek:" Book Collection
contact email: 
KELane@nwosu.edu

CFP: “The Age of the Geek:” Book collection

Submission Deadline: Abstracts are due July 20, 2015

“The Age of the Geek:” Book Collection

SFFTV CFP: Special Issue on Mad Max franchise

full name / name of organization: 
Dan Hassler-Forest
contact email: 
dhasslerforest@gmail.com

Science Fiction Film and Television seeks submissions for a special issue on the Mad Max franchise.
Guest editor: Dan Hassler-Forest

UPDATE: Writing and Composing in the Age of MOOCs

full name / name of organization: 
Elizabeth A. Monske & Kristine L. Blair
contact email: 
emonske@nmu.edu; kblair@bgsu.edu

UPDATED* CALL FOR CHAPTER PROPOSALS:

Writing and Composing in the Age of MOOCs

A book edited Elizabeth A. Monske and Kristine L. Blair

Sacred Texts and Comics: Religion, Faith, and Graphic Narratives

full name / name of organization: 
Ken Koltun-Fromm, Haverford College; Assaf Gamzou, Israeli Cartoon Museum
contact email: 
kkoltunf@haverford.edu, assaf@cartoon.org.il

The last decade has produced critical and expressive studies in sacred canonical texts and comics. Witness, for example, the artistic works from R.

International Journal of Literary Linguistics

full name / name of organization: 
Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz
contact email: 
wood@uni-mainz.de

The International Journal of Literary Linguistics (IJLL) is an open-access, peer-review journal published by Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz (Germany) that is dedicated to the publi

My Material; Contributions to the book "Materialeffekte – Material Effects" (open until Oct 1, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
International Marianne Brandt Contest
contact email: 
lp@mbw.de


Call for Papers for Collected Essays: Women Activists Online

full name / name of organization: 
Linda Levitt
contact email: 
women.activists.online@gmail.com

The early promise of the Internet as an opportunity to enhance community, bringing people together to work together toward positive ends, long seemed a pipe dream.

[Update] Special Issue on W.B. Yeats, Celebrating 150th Year of His Birth

full name / name of organization: 
The Golden Line: A Magazine on English Literature
contact email: 
editor@bcdedu.net

The Golden Line: A Magazine on English Literature
ISSN 2395-1583 [Print], ISSN 2395-1591 [Online]

UPDATE Call for Papers Etudes écossaises, n°19, 2016 : “Scotland – migrations and borders”

full name / name of organization: 
Université Grenoble Alpes
contact email: 
david.leishman@u-grenoble3.fr

Call for Papers
Etudes écossaises, n°19, 2016 : “Scotland – migrations and borders”

Crime Fiction and the Creative/Critical Nexus (for publication in October 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
TEXT: JOURNAL OF WRITING AND WRITING COURSES (An international electronic refereed journal published twice yearly - ERA rank A)
contact email: 
rachel.franks@newcastle.edu.au

The aim of this special issue is to examine the interaction of the creative and critical in the genres of crime fiction, true crime and academic crime fiction studies.

Edited Collection: Examining the Power of Children's Play (abstracts due Sept. 1, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Joyce Kelley
contact email: 
jkelley8@aum.edu

This is a call for essay abstracts for an edited collection on depictions of children’s play in nineteenth and twentieth-century literature.

[UPDATE] Privacy and Freedom in the Digital Age (Special Issue Journal; deadline extended to July 15th)

full name / name of organization: 
PROTEUS: A Journal of Ideas
contact email: 
proteus@ship.edu

Proteus: A Journal of Ideas seeks submissions for our upcoming issue, "Privacy and Freedom in the Digital Age." We are soliciting articles and creative works from a wide range of disciplines that refl

Open, non-thematic issue of [sic] - a journal of literature, culture and literary translation; submission deadline June 30, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
[sic] - a journal of literature, culture and literary translation (University of Zadar, Croatia)
contact email: 
sic.journal.contact@gmail.com

[sic] – a journal of literature, culture and literary translation invites submissions for the upcoming 11th issue. We accept:

- original research papers: 5,000 to 7,000 words

Reči: a Journal of Language, Literature and Culture, 8th issue, deadline for submissions: 30 June 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Faculty of Foreign Languages, Alfa University, Belgrade (Serbia)
contact email: 
reci@alfa.edu.rs

It is our pleasure to inform you that manuscripts for the 8th issue of Reči: a Journal of Language, Literature and Culture should be sent by June 30, 2015 to reci@alfa.edu.rs.

[UPDATE] Rock and Romanticism (anthology)

full name / name of organization: 
James Rovira / Tiffin University
contact email: 
jamesrovira@gmail.com

CFP: Rock and Romanticism (edited anthology)

[EXTENDED] CFP: Gothic Tourism Book

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Lorna Piatti-Farnell and Prof. Donna Lee Brien
contact email: 
lorna.piatti-farnell@aut.ac.nz and d.brien@cqu.edu.au

In recent years, it has become clear that ‘Gothic’ as a critical term has the potential to bring together varied perspectives, from numerous areas of enquiry.

UPDATE: The Canadian Alternative EXTENDED DEADLINE

full name / name of organization: 
Dominick Grace and Eric Hoffman
contact email: 
dgrace2@uwo.ca

We have EXTENDED THE DEADLINE for a proposed edited and refereed volume on Canadian graphic novelists and cartoonists.

“The French Play in London”: Adaptations from the French in Victorian England

full name / name of organization: 
Ignacio Ramos Gay / University of Valencia, Spain
contact email: 
ignacio.ramos@uv.es

This essay collection aims at exploring the presence of French plays in Victorian England and their influence and impact upon native dramatists, critics and audiences.

Teaching fantasy literature through critical literacy

full name / name of organization: 
Mark Fabrizi
contact email: 
fabrizim@easternct.edu

Seeking chapters for a scholarly book that explores the teaching of fantasy literature through a critical literacy framework, challenging the norms and assumptions associated with fantasy as a genre a

The comics of Julie Doucet and Gabrielle Bell (essay collection) Aug. 15, Proposals Due

full name / name of organization: 
Tahneer Oksman and Seamus O'Malley
contact email: 
bellanddoucet@gmail.com

Call for Papers
The comics of Julie Doucet and Gabrielle Bell (an anthology)

Edited Collection: Early Modern Ciphers Abstracts Due 9/1/2015

full name / name of organization: 
Prof. Katherine Ellison
contact email: 
keellis@ilstu.edu

Abstracts are solicited for an edited collection on medieval, early modern, and eighteenth-century cryptography, ciphering, deciphering, coding, or decoding.

Call for submissions: Symbolism. An International Annual of Critical Aesthetics

full name / name of organization: 
Symbolism. An International Annual of Critical Aesthetics
contact email: 
florian.klaeger@wwu.de


The Archive as Classroom: Pedagogical Approaches to the DALN -- chapter proposals due September 15, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
The Archive as Classroom: Pedagogical Approaches to the DALN
contact email: 
kathrynbcomer@gmail.com

The Archive as Classroom: Pedagogical Approaches to the DALN

CFP: Rock and Romanticism

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. James Rovira, Tiffin University
contact email: 
jamesrovira@gmail.com

The editor of Rock and Romanticism is soliciting essays about the ways in which rock music, broadly defined, expands, interprets, restates, and conflicts with Romanticism, broadly defined.

Edited Collection: Eco Culture: Disaster, Narrative, Discourse

full name / name of organization: 
Robert Ficociello/ Holy Family University
contact email: 
Disasterculture@yahoo.com

The edited collection, Eco Culture: Disaster, Narrative, Discourse, seeks to open a conversation about the mediated relationship between culture and ecology.

Call for Papers: Essays on Space Horror in Film, 1950s - 2000s

full name / name of organization: 
Michele Brittany, Editor / Independent Scholar
contact email: 
spacehorrorfilms@gmail.com

Call for Papers
Essays on Space Horror in Film, 1950s – 2000s
Abstract Submission Deadline: August 25, 2015

CLINAMEN - CALL FOR PROPOSALS - INTERDISCIPLINARY POETICS

full name / name of organization: 
Presses Universitaires de Liège
contact email: 
mdelville@ulg.ac.be

CLINAMEN - Call for Proposals / Interdisciplinary Poetics

full name / name of organization:

Presses Universitaires de Liège

contact email:

[CfP] On the Footsteps of Dwarves: Different Readings of a Mythical Figure in Popular Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Feryal Cubukcu / Dr. Sabine Planka
contact email: 
cubukcu.feryal@gmail.com / planka@phil.uni-siegen.de

Today more than ever fairy tales permeate pop culture, literature, music, fine arts, opera, ballet and cinema.

Women and Democracy: From Antiquity through the Early 20th Century (August 15, 2015 - March 24-25, 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa
contact email: 
katkit@enl.auth.gr;tsummers@ua.edu

Women and Democracy:
From Antiquity through the Early 20th Century

International Conference at the University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL, USA
March 24-25, 2016

Trafficking Memory: Women, Catastrophe, and the Limits of the Transnational

full name / name of organization: 
Stephenie Young and Adele Parker
contact email: 
syoung2@salemstate.edu ; aparker@holycross.edu

If one measure of the term catastrophe lies in its power to subvert existing systems, we ask how this concept impacts certain memory-narratives produced by contemporary women writers and artists

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