category: journals and collections of essays

"Elsewheres," JMMLA (Spring 2015): 3/15/14 (queries); 9/15/14 (essays)

full name / name of organization: 
The Journal of the Midwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
jason.arthur@rockhurst.edu

The editors of JMMLA seek essays about the literat

update--contracted Essay Collection: Movies in the Age of Obama

full name / name of organization: 
David Garrett Izzo
contact email: 
Davidizzo@hotmail.com

Contracted essay collection:

Call for Papers Revista Laboratorio Nº10- Deadline March 28, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Revista Laboratorio
contact email: 
revista.laboratorio@mail.udp.cl

Revista Laboratorio (www.revistalaboratorio.cl) invites scholars, academics and writers to submit their proposals for number 10 (Autumn 2014).

UPDATE Extended Deadline (MARCH 15)—Reading Matters, June 11-13, 2014, Interdisciplinary Summer Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Troy University
contact email: 
troyreadingmatters@troy.edu, pmenon@troy.edu

Reading Matters.
Call for Presentations:

CFP for edited collection on Arrested Development [EXPANDED CALL]

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Kristin M. Barton
contact email: 
kmbarton@daltonstate.edu

Over the course of its original three-year run on Fox, the television series Arrested Development quickly became a cult favorite and earned twenty-two Emmy nominations and six wins, including Outstand

DASH Literary Journal 2014 Edition, Cal State Fullerton's Official Literary Magazine (Deadline: March 1, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
DASH Literary Journal
contact email: 
dashliteraryjournal@gmail.com


Dash, Cal State Fullerton's annual literary journal, seeks submissions for its 2014 issue.

[UPDATE] TWO CHAPTERS NEEDED: 'Digital Nightmares: Wired Ghosts, CCTV Horror and the Found Footage Phenomenon'

full name / name of organization: 
Linnie Blake, Xavier Aldana Reyes (Manchester Metropolitan University)
contact email: 
X.Aldana-Reyes@mmu.ac.uk & l.blake@mmu.ac.uk

Digital Nightmares: Wired Ghosts, CCTV Horror and the Found Footage Phenomenon, ed. by Linnie Blake and Xavier Aldana Reyes. Publisher IB Tauris

Minetta Review is accepting submissions!

full name / name of organization: 
Minetta Review
contact email: 
minettasubmit@gmail.com

The Minetta Review is a literary and arts publication managed by undergraduate students at New York University.

Fugitivity and the Filmic Imagination

full name / name of organization: 
James E Ford III, Guest Editor for Black Camera
contact email: 
filmicfugitivity2014@gmail.com

This special issue for Black Camera, titled “Fugitivity and the Filmic Imagination,” ponders whether American mainstream and/or independent cinema—primarily with regard to the current string of

Final Deadline CFP - Warren Ellis Collection

full name / name of organization: 
Birkbeck, University of London
contact email: 
ellis.2014book@gmail.com

Bad Signals: Collected Essays on the Work of Warren Ellis

Special issue of 'Adaptation' - 'Adapting Australia'. Deadline for 5000 word articles is 1 July 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Imelda Whelehan Co-editor 'Adaptation' (Oxford University Press
contact email: 
imelda.whelehan@utas.edu.au

We encourage submission of articles for a special issue of the peer-reviewed journal Adaptation (Oxford University Press), jointly edited by Ken Gelder (University of Melbourne) and Imelda Whelehan (U

Defend and promote the arts and humanities.

full name / name of organization: 
The New Union
contact email: 
editors@new-union.co.uk

A new project designed to defend and promote the value and all round general goodness of the arts and humanities is looking for passionate people to contribute articles.

Philologist - journal of language, literary and cultural studies

full name / name of organization: 
University of Banja Luka, Faculty of Philology
contact email: 
filolog@unibl.rs

We are calling for papers dealing with contemporary literary, cultural, and language theories and/or their applications to particular works for the third issue of our journal.

Classroom assignments relating Shakespeare to "classics" - to be compiled as a chapter in a forthcoming Ashgate companion volume

full name / name of organization: 
Sean Keilen / University of California at Santa Cruz; Nick Moschovakis
contact email: 
moschovakis@gmail.com

The editors of The Ashgate Research Companion to Shakespeare and Classical Literature (forthcoming 2016) welcome brief submissions of 700 words or fewer for a multiauthored compilation of classroom as

Reading Matters - May 30, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
UCLA's 25th Annual Friends of English Southland Conference
contact email: 
readingmatters2014@gmail.com

Keynote Speaker: Professor Helen Deutsch

“I love to cope him in these sullen fits,
For then he's full of matter.”
- Duke Senior, As You Like It

War and Life Writing

full name / name of organization: 
I-Chun Wang
contact email: 
icwanghsu@hotmail.com

Papers are invited for publication in a special issue entitled War and Life Writing. Ed. Louise O. Vasvari and I-Chun Wang.

[UPDATE] Colours of Memory: An International Conference on the Writing of Geoff Dyer

full name / name of organization: 
Birkbeck, University of London
contact email: 
geoffdyerconference2014@gmail.com

Papers are invited for the first academic conference dedicated to the writing of Geoff Dyer—novelist, essayist, art and photography critic and travel writer.

Death and the Maiden: A Special Issue of Writing from Below - 1 March 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Writing from Below
contact email: 
S.Abblitt@latrobe.edu.au

A recurring symbol and theme in Western cultural production since the fifteenth-century, imagery of death and the maiden reveals a dark bond between sexuality and death.

Prophecy and Eschatology in the Trans-Atlantic World, 1500-1800 [Edited Collection]

full name / name of organization: 
Andrew Crome, University of Manchester
contact email: 
andrew.crome@manchester.ac.uk

The Muse-an International Journal of Poetry ISSN 2249 –2178 ' call for submission for June 2014 issue

full name / name of organization: 
The Muse-An International Journal of Poetry
contact email: 
themuseindia@gmail.com

'The Muse-an International Journal of Poetry ISSN 2249 –2178 ' calls for submission for June 2014 issue issue (www.themuse.webs.com)

Submission guidelines

CFP: Textual Overtures 2014 issue, "The Body"

full name / name of organization: 
Textual Overtures
contact email: 
textualovertures@gmail.com

Textual Overtures is currently accepting submissions for its 2014 issue under the theme of “Bodies”.

Theory and (Stand-up) Comedy

full name / name of organization: 
CR: The New Centennial Review
contact email: 
scshershow@ucdavis.edu

Essays are invited for a special issue of CR: The New Centennial Review, that consider the relation of comedy and theory, especially in relation to contemporary stand-up comedy.

New Directions in Sherlock

full name / name of organization: 
Sherlock Holmes: Past and Present, Department of English, UCL
contact email: 
ue_tom@hotmail.com

CFP: New Directions in Sherlock
Sherlock Holmes: Past and Present
Friday, April 11, 2014 from 10:00 AM to 7:00 PM (BST)
Department of English, UCL

all roads will lead you home: a journal of poetry and poetics

full name / name of organization: 
virtual artists collective
contact email: 
vacpoetry@vacpoetry.org

All Roads Will Lead You Home is a new online journal created by the virtual artists collective as a gathering place for music, poetry, visual art, and conversation about the creative process.

[Update] Post-9/11 Literature and Media (abstracts due January 31st)

full name / name of organization: 
Paul Petrovic
contact email: 
pauldpetrovic@gmail.com

I seek proposed chapters for a collection of essays tackling emergent post-9/11 literature and media. An academic publisher has already expressed interest in this collection.

EDITED COLLECTION: The Thing Itself -- Performance Phenomenology // DEADLINE 31 March 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Stuart Grant, Monash University and Matthew Wagner, University of Surrey
contact email: 
stuart.grant@monash.edu; m.wagner@surrey.ac.uk

We seek contributions from scholars and practitioners to a volume that will form the first comprehensive book on phenomenology and performance.

The Essay: Forms and Transformations (deadline for abstract: March 1 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English and American Studies (University of Salzburg)
contact email: 
markus.oppolzer@sbg.ac.at

The Essay has constituted an important prose form from the sixteenth century until the present and constitutes an intriguing field for interdisciplinary study.

Update: Special Edition: Privacy and Dataveillance--Due 3/1/14

full name / name of organization: 
Itineration: Cross-Disciplinary Studies in Rhetoric, Media, and Culture
contact email: 
esteenbeck@gmail.com

Call for Projects: Itineration: Cross-Disciplinary Studies in Rhetoric, Media, and Culture
Special Edition: Privacy and Dataveillance
Due March 1, 2014

UBCO Graduate Conference - Rethinking Sustainability: New Critical and Cultural Horizons - May 2 – 3, 2014, Kelowna, BC

full name / name of organization: 
University of British Columbia Okanagan IGSA
contact email: 
igsconference2014@gmail.com

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Sarah de Leeuw, University of Northern British Columbia

CFP: The Rocky Horror Picture Show Fan Phenomena book -deadline March 3, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
editor Marisa Hayes
contact email: 
marisa@videodansebourgogne.com

Now accepting abstracts to be considered for a new book, Fan Phenomena: The Rocky Horror Picture Show from Intellect Press.

Conference and Publication: Contemporary Literary Theory and Contemporary Interpretation of Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Cusanuswerk
contact email: 
cfp_hu2014_1@cusanuswerk.org

The Cusanuswerk is the scholarship body of the Catholic Church in Germany and awards government scholarships to exceptionally gifted students and researchers in all branches of academic study.

The Classical Canon and/as Transformative Work (March 1, 2015; March 15, 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Ika Willis (University of Wollongong), special issue editor for Transformative Works and Cultures
contact email: 
classicalfanwork@gmail.com


Special issue: "Piers Plowman and the Body"

full name / name of organization: 
Yearbook of Langland Studies
contact email: 
yls.submissions@gmail.com

The editors of YLS are pleased to announce a special volume on 'Piers Plowman and the Body.' Any essay related to this topic will be considered for publication.

UPDATE: Extended Deadline February 22, 2014 - Call for Publication: What does the future hold for English Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Journal of South Texas English Studies
contact email: 
southtexasenglishstudies@gmail.com

Submissions deadline extended: February 22, 2014.

"Cultural Screenings: Re-Situating American Digital Practices" - Deadline Feb 20, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
RIAS (Review of International American Studies) - Special Issue
contact email: 
mcarassai@ufl.edu, leonardo.flores@upr.edu

Print technology and the discovery of the new worl

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