category: journals and collections of essays

Special Topics Journal Issue - Adaptation Across the Humanities (Deadline: May 1, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Robert Neblett / Humanities Education and Research Association (HERA)
contact email: 
robert.neblett@gmail.com

Call for Papers!

INTERDISCIPLINARY HUMANITIES

Special Issue: Fall 2014

Re-Imagining, Re-Remembering and Cultural Recycling:
Adaptation Across the Humanities

Inaugural issue of the James Baldwin Review

full name / name of organization: 
James Baldwin Review
contact email: 
justin-joyce@northwestern.edu

The James Baldwin Review (JBR), an annual peer-reviewed journal, is seeking submissions for its inaugural issue.

Texts and Contexts Critical Companion to World Literatures in English

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English, Higher Teachers' Training College, The University of Maroua, Cameroon
contact email: 
textsandcontexts2014@gmail.com

Eminent African critic and novelist Ngugi Wa Thiong’o has noted that “literature is given impetus, shape, direction and even area of concern by social, political and economic forces in a particula

The Risks of Metatextuality: On the Forms and Processes of Authorial Commentary

full name / name of organization: 
Interférences littéraires / Literaire interferenties: A Multilingual e-Journal of Literary Studies
contact email: 
david.martens@arts.kuleuven.be

This issue of Interférences littéraires / Literaire interferenties aims to explore the risks and problems involved in authorial commentary, whether in the form of prefaces, interviews, essays or let

Environmental Unlikeness: Ecology and Nature in the Humanities

full name / name of organization: 
St. John's University
contact email: 
sju.grad.conference2014@gmail.com

Abstract Deadline: February 14th

First Conference of the International Society for Heresy Studies May 30-31, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
International Society for Heresy Studies
contact email: 
Gregory T. Erickson (gte1@nyu.edu)

First Conference of the International Society for Heresy Studies
May 30-31, 2014

Deadline for conference proposals extended to March 1st, 2014!

[UPDATE] Sri Lankan Literature [Essay Collection] Deadline 31/03/14

full name / name of organization: 
G R Taneja
contact email: 
grtaneja47@hotmail.com

A proposed collection of critical articles needs additional contributions. The anthology focuses on Sri Lankan Literature written in English. All literary genres will be covered.

How to Succeed in College: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly of Academic Experience

full name / name of organization: 
Nancy Riecken/Ivy Tech Community College
contact email: 
nriecken@ivytech.edu

We all have classroom experiences that likely come to mind when talking with prospective students and their family members. We also remember our own college experiences when we were students.

Shirley Jackson: Influences and Confluences (4/11/14; collection)

full name / name of organization: 
Melanie R. Anderson
contact email: 
mranders@olemiss.edu

Shirley Jackson: Influences and Confluences (4/11/14; collection)

Deviance in Culture and Society (journal; manuscript submissions due 3/14/14)

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, “Deviance in Culture and Society.” We are soliciting articles and creative works from a wide range of disciplines that reflect

[UPDATE] 15 March 2014: "Sex in Context" Volume 1, Issue 2 of "Text in Context: A Graduate Student Journal"

full name / name of organization: 
Text in Context: A Graduate Student Journal, Southern Connecticut State University
contact email: 
textincontext.southernct@gmail.com

Extended deadline: March 15, 2014

Volume 1, Issue 2 will feature a selection of papers devoted to “Sex in Context.” Papers submitted to “Sex in Context” should explore the role of sex and/or sexuality in texts. Some potential questions papers may address include, but are not limited to:

• How does a character’s sexuality influence his or her development?
• How does attaining sexual gratification motivate characters or play a role in the text?
• How might sex affect the text’s reception by historical or current audiences?
• What does sexuality mean in a particular text?
• How does the text define “normal” and/or “abnormal” sex and/or sexuality?
• What does the text say about cultural definitions of “normal” and/or “abnormal” sex and/or sexuality?

As always, we welcome papers from a variety of fields, provided they relate to our theme of “Sex in Context.” Please note that papers engaging with genders studies will be considered for our “Text in Context” section.

[UPDATE] CFP Excursions Vol. 5 No. 1 “Boundaries” Deadline: 3 March 2014

full name / name of organization: 
University of Sussex
contact email: 
enquiries@excursions-journal.org.uk

Excursions Vol. 5 No. 1 “Boundaries”

DASH Literary Journal Poetry Contest (Deadline March 1, 2014)

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

Call for Submissions:

DASH Journal welcomes submissions to its second annual poetry contest. To celebrate our love of competition, we're handing out a $1,000 prize for best poem.

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.

Edited Collection: Best Practices in Writing Assignment Design (Submit by March 31.)

full name / name of organization: 
Karma Waltonen and Melissa Bender /University Writing Program, University of California, Davis
contact email: 
mmbender@ucdavis.edu

Proposals are invited for a volume of original, classroom-tested writing assignments; the volume is intended to serve as a resource for new and experienced composition instructors seeking pedagogicall

[Edited collection] The Matter of Murder: Murderous Acts, Cultural Contexts, Canadian Literary Media

full name / name of organization: 
Gisele Baxter / Brett Josef Grubisic
contact email: 
representingcdnmurder@gmail.com

Edited Collection: Calling for Submissions

The Matter of Murder: Murderous Acts, Cultural Contexts, Canadian Literary Media

Special issue of Doris Lessing Studies: Émigrés and Exiles: Doris Lessing in Postwar London

full name / name of organization: 
Doris Lessing Studies
contact email: 
rvisel@gmail.com

Doris Lessing Studies is seeking papers for a special issue, “Emigres and Exiles: Doris Lessing in Postwar London.” We invite papers about Lessing’s life and work in the 1950s, when she joined an influx of immigrants to London.

Journal of Dracula Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Anne DeLong/Curt Herr
contact email: 
journalofdraculastudies@kutztown.edu

We invite manuscripts of scholarly articles (4000-6000 words) on any of the following: Bram Stoker, the novel Dracula, the historical Dracula, the vampire in folklore, fiction, film, popular culture,

[UPDATE] Conference and Publication: Contemporary Literary Theory and Contemporary Interpretation of Literature

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

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CFP for the Journal of Cross-cultural Studies, Vol.1 No.11, deadline March. 31, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Center for Cross-cultural Studies of National Chengchi University, Taiwan
contact email: 
cfcsjournal@gmail.com, cfcs@nccu.edu.tw

ross-cultural Studies is an international peer-reviewed journal published by Center for Cross-cultural Studies of National Chengchi University, Taipei, Taiwan, and has been indexed in the THCI (Taiwan

Language Literature Interface

full name / name of organization: 
Asha Choubey, Dept. of Humanities, MJP Rohilkhand University, India.
contact email: 
litcon14@gmail.com

Abstracts are sought for an International conference on language and literature during 4-5 September 2014.
Areas of interest include, but are not limited to:
Language and Literature:

Feb 10, 2014: 'From the Hoodie to the Hijab': Trayvon Martin, Shaima Alawadi and the Racialization of Murder

full name / name of organization: 
Stanley Doyle-Wood: The Transitional Year Program/Dept of Equity Studies, University of Toronto
contact email: 
stan.doyle.wood@utoronto.ca

From the Hoodie to the Hijab: Trayvon Martin, Shaima Alawadi and the Racialization of Murder**
**CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS**

This Rough Magic - Teaching Medieval and Renaissance Lit. - 5/16/14

full name / name of organization: 
This Rough Magic (www.thisroughmagic.org
contact email: 
boechem@sunysuffolk.edu

This Rough Magic (www.thisroughmagic.org) is a journal dedicated to the art of teaching Medieval and Renaissance Literature.

Patterns, Rhythms, Movements: East Asian Perspectives in Cultural Geography

full name / name of organization: 
Situations: Cultural Studies in the Asian Context
contact email: 
aljosa.puzar@gmail.com or tmurphy@yonsei.ac.kr

We invite submissions of full-length research papers, shorter analytical essays, reflective photo-essays, ethnographic and auto-ethnographic reports or reviews on the widely conceived theme of “Patt

Special Issue on the "Stored Energy" of a Poem | Deadline: April 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Merwin Studies: Poetry | Poetics | Ecology
contact email: 
merwinstudies@gmail.com

http://merwinstudies.com/call-for-papers/

Merwin Studies seeks submissions for its second issue. Submissions are due by Spring of 2014.

Call for Papers: Modern Languages Open (MLO)

full name / name of organization: 
Liverpool University Press
contact email: 
clare.hooper[at]liv.ac.uk

Call for Papers: Modern Languages Open

The Queer Roald Dahl Collection [Update]

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Jennifer Mitchell, Editor
contact email: 
jennifermitchell6@weber.edu

The editor of this collection, per the feedback of the interested university press, solicits several more essays that tackle the subject of queerness in the Roald Dahl canon.

MSMI Call for Papers: Special Issue on "Musical Screens"

full name / name of organization: 
Liverpool University Press
contact email: 
james.tobias@ucr.edu

Call for Papers for a Special Issue of Music, Sound, and the Moving Image
Musical Screens: Musical Inventions, Digital Transitions, Cultural Critique

]Update] Collection on Poe

full name / name of organization: 
Gerry Del Guercio
contact email: 
gerry9301@bell.net

Editor seeks one 20-25 page essay on Edgar Allan Poe and slavery to complete a collection of essays that will be a part of new series at Lehigh University Press (Roman & Littlefield).

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”.

4th ICHSS 2014 - International Conference on humanities and social sciences

full name / name of organization: 
University of Montenegro, Faculty of Philosophy and MCSER
contact email: 
conference@mcser.org

Dear Colleagues!

Spenser and the Human - Special Issue of Spenser Studies - Abstracts DUE 15 April 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Ayesha Ramachandran
contact email: 
ayesha.ramachandran@yale.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS

SPENSER AND “THE HUMAN”

SPECIAL ISSUE OF SPENSER STUDIES

Guest Editors
Melissa E. Sanchez & Ayesha Ramachandran

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.

The Robert Frost Review issue 23/24

full name / name of organization: 
The Robert Frost Society
contact email: 
jonathan.barron@usm.edu

The Robert Frost Review is planning a special issue to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the publication of both A Boy’s Will (1913) and North of Boston (1914).

[UPDATE] Georgia Philological Association: May 16, 2014 Meeting and Call for Papers

full name / name of organization: 
Georgia Philological Association (GPA)
contact email: 
Elaine.Stephens@sgsc.edu

The ninth annual meeting of the Georgia Philological Association (GPA) will convene at the Waycross Campus of South Georgia State College on the South Georgia Parkway (U.S.

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