category: journals and collections of essays

Centennial Study of My Ántonia, 2-page proposals due 1 February 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Holly Blackford, Rutgers University-Camden
contact email: 
hvbhome@comcast.net

Proposals are sought for a collection that will offer readers an in-depth study of the 100-year life and legacy of My Ántonia, in the context of up-to-date research.

Journal special issue: The Banalization of War (submissions due September 15, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
College Literature: A Journal of Critical Literary Studies
contact email: 
collit@wcupa.edu

CFP: THE BANALIZATION OF WAR
Issue editors: Graham MacPhee and Angela Naimou

War both establishes and destabilizes the fundamental distinctions between civilian and combatant, compatriot and alien, and the lawful and the illegitimate. Yet arguably there is another set of distinctions whose fragility has been exposed by the new modes of military violence emerging post–9/11, namely that between emergency and routine, crisis and continuity, the spectacular and the prosaic, the extraordinary and the banal.

Human Rights for “Whores,” “Thieves,” “Foreigners,” etc.: Why We Need to Protect the “Underserving”

full name / name of organization: 
Consortium for Comparative Research on Regional Integration and Social Coheson (RISC) Working Group on Development Equity and Social Cohesion
contact email: 
harlan.koff@uni.lu

Human Rights for “Whores,” “Thieves,” “Foreigners,” etc.: Why We Need to Protect the “Underserving”

Migration and philanthropy: Understanding giving in the context of diaspora

full name / name of organization: 
Consortium for Comparative Research on Regional Integration and Social Cohesion (RISC) Working Group on Development Equity and Social Cohesion
contact email: 
shirlita.espinosa@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS

Migration and philanthropy: Understanding giving in the context of diaspora

Consortium for Comparative Research on Regional Integration and Social Cohesion (RISC)

Cocktail Culture: The Book

full name / name of organization: 
Craig N. Owens (Drake University) and Stephen Schneider (University of Louisville)
contact email: 
cocktailconference@gmail.com

Cocktail Culture: The Book

[UPDATE] The Victorian Period in 21st-Century Children’s Literature: Representations & Revisions, Adaptations & Appropriations

full name / name of organization: 
Sara K. Day and Sonya Sawyer Fritz
contact email: 
Vic21Collection@gmail.com

This proposed volume seeks essays that analyze how twenty-first century texts for young audiences across a variety of media--including print, film, television, and digital formats--interact with Victo

9th Annual Limina Conference - Friday June 20, UWA

full name / name of organization: 
Limina: A Journal of Historical and Cultural Studies
contact email: 
liminajournal@gmail.com

Limina: A Journal of Historical and Cultural Studies will hold its 9th Annual Conference at the University of Western Australia (Crawley) on Friday June 20, 2014.

Desde Hong Kong: poets in conversation with Octavio Paz

full name / name of organization: 
Chameleon Press; Cha: An Asian Literary Journal
contact email: 
octaviopazhk@gmail.com

You are invited to submit poems to Desde Hong Kong: poets in conversation with Octavio Paz, a collection in celebration of the centenary of the great Mexican poet, Octavio Paz, who built bridges among

The Victorian Period in 21st-Century Children’s Literature: Representations and Revisions, Adaptations and Appropriations

full name / name of organization: 
Sara K. Day and Sonya Sawyer Fritz
contact email: 
Vic21Collection@gmail.com

A significant aim of contemporary literature for young people is to provide a window into a variety of historical periods and cultural milieus.

Essay Collection- Motivating Millennials: How to Promote Active Student Reading in an Online Era

full name / name of organization: 
Natalie Mera Ford (Saint Joseph's University) and Christina Rieger (Mercyhurst University)
contact email: 
nford@sju.edu and crieger@mercyhurst.edu

Popular websites such as SparkNotes, GradeSaver, and Shmoop offer student-geared synopses of texts taught in the humanities.

[UPDATE] Convergences in Art and Science Research

full name / name of organization: 
Reconstruction: Studies in Contemporary Culture
contact email: 
reconstruction.submissions@gmail.com

Reconstruction 15.2
Immersion and Intervention: Convergences in Art and Science Research

Edited by Hervé Regnauld and Alan Ramón Clinton

Essay Collection Studying the Film "Mean Girls"

full name / name of organization: 
Rice University, English Department
contact email: 
meangirlscfp@gmail.com

Get in loser, we’re calling for papers.

Lorraine Hansberry: Out the Raisin Box

full name / name of organization: 
Menoukha Case, SUNY
contact email: 
menoukha@gmail.com

Raisin in the Sun continues to be a primary focus in discussions of Lorraine Hansberry.

CFP – Otherness: Essays and Studies 5.1 - September 15, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Centre for Studies in Otherness
contact email: 
otherness.research@gmail.com

The peer-reviewed, open-access e-journal Otherness: Essays and Studies is now accepting submissions for its special issue: Otherness and the Performing Arts, Autumn 2014. The deadline for submissions is Monday, September 15, 2014.

Lesbians and Children's/YA Literature.Proposals due July 15

full name / name of organization: 
June Cummins/San Diego State Uniersity
contact email: 
jcummins@mail.sdsu.edu

Call for Papers
Lesbians and Children’s Literature
Special Issue of the Journal of Lesbian Studies
June Cummins, Guest Editor

[Update] Sherlock Collection of Essays

full name / name of organization: 
Nadine Farghaly
contact email: 
Nadine.Farghaly@gmx.net

Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson are one of the best known couples in Literature.

UPDATE BOUNDARIES: A one day Symposium, Monday 9 June

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

One week today!
Places are FREE but please book via Eventbrite: http://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/b-o-u-n-d-a-r-i-e-s-a-summer-symposium-at-...

International Conference: Bodies of Belief: Somaesthetics of Faith and Protest

full name / name of organization: 
Center for Body, Mind, and Culture at Florida Atlantic University
contact email: 
bodymindculture@fau.edu

Bodies of Belief: Somaesthetics of Faith and Protest

Serendipity in Rhetoric, Writing, and Literacy Research

full name / name of organization: 
Peter Goggin & Maureen Daly Goggin, Arizona State University
contact email: 
pgo@asu.edu; maureen.goggin@asu.edu

Call for Chapter Proposals
for
Serendipity in Rhetoric, Writing, and Literacy Research
Maureen Daly Goggin and Peter N. Goggin, editors

Survey/Proposals Teaching Octavia E. Butler in the Academy JULY 1, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Modern Language Association Teaching World Literature Series
contact email: 
teachingoctaviabutler@gmail.com

Survey for Approaches to Teaching the Works of Octavia E. Butler

Edited by Tarshia L. Stanley

Essay Collection: The Contemporary Novel and the Poetics of Genre

full name / name of organization: 
Tim Lanzendörfer, Johannes Gutenberg University, Mainz
contact email: 
lanzendo@uni-mainz.de

An interest in the concept and the importance of genre has resurfaced in recent years.

UPDATE: Manifestas: Supporting Women's Studies in Academia

full name / name of organization: 
The University of West Florida's Women's Studies Collective
contact email: 
feministspacesjournal@gmail.com

As an up-and-coming online, interdisciplinary student journal, _Feminist Spaces_ is now accepting student submissions for their inaugural issue to be published September 2014, with a release party sch

FINAL CALL FOR ESSAY PROPOSALS: Asian Cuisine Restaurants in the United States

full name / name of organization: 
asianrestaurantbook
contact email: 
asianrestaurantbook@gmail.com

CALL FOR ESSAY PROPOSALS: Asian Cuisine Restaurants in the United States

Edited by Bruce Makoto Arnold, Tanfer Emin Tunc, and Raymond Chong.

Teaching American Literature: A Journal of Theory and Practice

full name / name of organization: 
TALTP
contact email: 
jstratman@jbu.edu or patricia.bostian@cpcc.edu

TALTP (http://cpcc.edu/taltp), a peer-reviewed journal, seeks articles aimed toward instructors of American literature courses in 4-year and 2-year universities and colleges.

Call for Chapters: A Netflix Reader: Critical Essays on Streaming Media, Digital Delivery, and Instant Access

full name / name of organization: 
Myc Wiatrowski
contact email: 
michwiat@indiana.edu

Call for Chapters: A Netflix Reader: Critical Essays on Streaming Media, Digital Delivery, and Instant Access, an edited collection on the cultural impact of Netflix, currently under contract with McF

Developing and Understanding Multiliteracies in Underrepresented Populations

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Abigail Scheg and Dr. Mary-Lynn Chambers
contact email: 
multiliteracyperspective@yahoo.com

The PEW Research Center found that “91% of American adults own a cell phone.” As a result, devices such as the cell phone (or smartphone or tablet) have found an important place in education both

How Netflix is Changing Media

full name / name of organization: 
Daniel Smith-Rowsey (Sac State) and Kevin McDonald (CSUN)
contact email: 
kevin.p.mcdonald@csun.edu

Collection Title: How Netflix is Changing Media
Co-Editors: Daniel Smith-Rowsey (Sacramento State) and Kevin McDonald (Cal State Northridge)

Call for Papers: Submit to The Compass Scholarly Journal by July 28th

full name / name of organization: 
The Compass Scholarly Journal / Arcadia University
contact email: 
thecompass@arcadia.edu

The Compass is currently accepting undergraduate academic work to publish for the Spring 2015 issue.

CALL FOR PAPERS: ENGLISH FORUM: JOURNAL OF THE DEPARTMENT OF ENGLISH, GAUHATI UNIVERSITY

full name / name of organization: 
DEPARTMENT OF ENGLISH, GAUHATI UNIVERSITY
contact email: 
guenglishjournal@gmail.com

English Forum: Journal of the Department of English, Gauhati University
CALL FOR PAPERS.

Disability in World Film Contexts [cfp-edited volume; abstracts by 1 Sept. 2014]

full name / name of organization: 
Benjamin Fraser
contact email: 
fraserb2010@gmail.com

[UPDATE: Deadline Extended to July 1]

full name / name of organization: 
Natasa Kovacevic, Eastern Michigan University
contact email: 
nkovacev@emich.edu

The Journal of Narrative Theory (JNT) seeks submissions for an upcoming special issue, “Consensual Empires.”

Call For Submissions: August,2014 Theme : Big Love, Small Towns; Deadline: 10th July, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
THE FOUR QUARTERS MAGAZINE (http://tfqmagazine.org)
contact email: 
For queries : fourquartersmagazine@gmail.com; For submissions: submissionsFQM@gmail.com

“For the dramatically inclined, love is everything that the Corinthians quote from the Bible says it is. For the cynically inclined, love is measured in patterns of behaviour.

[REMINDER] Don DeLillo (Special Issue of Orbit): abstracts by 30th June 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Crystal Alberts/University of North Dakota
contact email: 
crystal.alberts@und.edu

To mark the 45th anniversary of DeLillo’s debut novel and his decades of influence, Orbit: Writing Around Pynchon, an open access, peer reviewed e-journal of scholarly work pertaining to th

A Companion to the Works of Kim Scott and Alexis Wright (June 22, 2014 Deadline) [Update]

full name / name of organization: 
Belinda Wheeler
contact email: 
bwheeler@siu.edu

Contributors are sought for a collection of original essays examining the works of Australia's leading Aboriginal authors, Kim Scott and Alexis Wright.

CFP: Subculture and the Humanities (Edited Volume)

full name / name of organization: 
Morgan Shipley, Co-editor
contact email: 
subcultures2014@gmail.com

Is subculture a universal category that discloses itself in similar ways, irrespective of differences in historical moments or cultural geographies?

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