category: journals and collections of essays

Special issue: American Literature after Postmodernism

full name / name of organization: 
Christopher K. Coffman (Boston U) & Theo Savvas (U of Bristol)
contact email: 
ccoffman@bu.edu

We are seeking contributors for a special journal issue on the topic of "American Literature after Postmodernism."

Gender in Victorian Popular Fiction, Art, and Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Janine Hatter and Helena Ifill, Nineteenth-Century Gender Studies
contact email: 
j.hatter@hull.ac.uk / helena.ifill@sheffield.ac.uk

CFA: ‘Gender in Victorian Popular Fiction, Art, and Culture,’ Nineteenth-Century Gender Studies

Big Red & Shiny CFP

full name / name of organization: 
Big Red & Shiny
contact email: 
dolphinkrute@bigredandshiny.com

Boston—October, 2015

CFP Epistemocritique : Inner Speech/Inner space : literary and neurocognitive approaches (March 1st 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Pierre L. Patoine
contact email: 
pl_patoine@yahoo.fr

Epistemocritique – Call for Papers

Inner Speech / Inner Space :
Neurocognitive and Literary Approaches

CFP: European Writers in Exile (edited collection)

full name / name of organization: 
Jeff Birkenstein
contact email: 
jbirkenstein@stmartin.edu

We seek essays of 5,000 to 6,000 words for an anthology that explores the work of some of the more popular and/or influential European writers in nineteenth, twentieth- and twenty-first-century exile.

Maxine Hong Kingston's The Woman Warrior

full name / name of organization: 
Kathryn West
contact email: 
kwest@bellarmine.edu

Critical Insights: Maxine Hong Kingston’s The Woman Warrior: Memoirs of a Girlhood Among Ghosts

CFP: Canada, Brazil, and Beyond (abstract due by March 1, 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Canada, Brazil, and Beyond: Call for Papers, a special issue of Canada and Beyond
contact email: 
Diana.Brydon@umanitoba.ca and Almeida3@myumanitoba.ca

Guest Editors: Diana Brydon and Vanessa A. Nunes

CFP, Issue 2, Volume 8, Literophile: "Victoriana: Class, Capital, Manners"

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

It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness, it was the epoch of belief, it was the epoch of incredulity, it was the season of Light, i

[Update] Disability and the Environment in 20th-Century American Literature (Edited Collection; December 1, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Toward an Ecosomatic Paradigm: Disability and the Environment in American Literature (edited collection under contract)
contact email: 
mjcella@ship.edu

I am seeking manuscripts to complete an edited collection, _Toward an Ecosomatic Paradigm: Disability and the Environment in American Literature_, which is focused on the intersection between disabili

[UPDATE] CFP--Transnational Cityscapes--Edited Collection (Abstracts due December 16)

full name / name of organization: 
Dale Pattison, Texas A&M University - Corpus Christi
contact email: 
dale.pattison@tamucc.edu

Call for Papers
Transnational Cityscapes

International Journal of Literary Linguistics

full name / name of organization: 
Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz (Germany)
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 publication of ori

INVITATION FOR OPEN ACCESS PUBLICATIONS - LAST DATE OCTOBER 31, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
CSC JOURNALS
contact email: 
cscpress@cscjournals.org


INVITATION FOR OPEN ACCESS PUBLICATIONS
http://www.cscjournals.org

Call for Undergraduate Research Papers in the Humanities

full name / name of organization: 
Valley Humanities Review
contact email: 
contact-vhr@lvc.edu

The Valley Humanities Review is currently seeking essays in the humanities for publication in its Spring 2016 Issue.

[UPDATE] CFP for Edited Collection - Seeing Animals: Derrida, Visuality, and Exposures of the Human

full name / name of organization: 
James Tink / Sarah Bezan
contact email: 
jmtink@g-mail.tohoku-university.jp, bezan@ualberta.ca

James Tink (Tohoku University, Japan)
Sarah Bezan (University of Alberta, Canada)

Call for Papers *New* : Socrates Vol. 3 No.4 (2015) Issue- December

full name / name of organization: 
Socrates: Scholarly research Journal
contact email: 
socratesjournal@outlook.com

Research papers and manuscripts are invited for consideration of publication in the regular issue- VOL. 3 NO. 4 (2015) ISSUE- DECEMBER OF the Journal SOCRATES. Deadline: November 20, 2015.

Form Matters: The Media of anti-Americanism

full name / name of organization: 
Heiko Beyer (Heinrich Heine University Duesseldorf, Germany) and Jesper Gulddal (University of Newcastle, Astralia)
contact email: 
heiko.beyer@uni-duesseldorf.de

Invitation for abstracts for a special issue of the Journal of American Studies (proposal pending) on the Media of Anti-Americanism

Re-Queering the Nation: America’s Queer Crisis - Special Issue - European Journal of American Studies - Vol. 11, No. 3, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Francisco Costa, University of East Anglia/European Association for American Studies
contact email: 
f.costa@uea.ac.uk

LGBTQ social, cultural, and political issues have become a defining feature of twenty-first century American life, transforming on a national, international and transnational scale a number of institu

Call for collection of essays on Narrratives and violence in the Americas/ Violencia y narrativa en las Américas

full name / name of organization: 
Thinking the Americas:narrratives and violence / Violencia y narrativa en las Américas - Universidade Regional Integrada, Frederico Westphalen, Brazil
contact email: 
Denise Almeida Silva at dasilva@uri.edu.br

Thinking the Americas: narratives and violence/ Pensar las Americas: narrativas y violência is a bilingual volume, organized by the Master Program in Literature at URI, RS, Brazil.

Call for papers: a special issue on Literature, Reading and reader formation - Lingua & Literatura v. 17, n. 20, Dec 2015

full name / name of organization: 
– Lingua &Literatura v. 17 n. 20 (Dec 2015) - Universidade Regional Integrada (URI), Brazil
contact email: 
editora@uri.edu.br; dasilva@uri.edu.br

Lingua&Literatura is the journal for language and literary studies at at the Universidade Regional Integrada, RS, Brazil.

UPDATE - "Out of the Past and Into the Night: The Noir Vision in American Culture" - Submission deadline Nov. 15, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Humanities Education and Research Association (HERA)
contact email: 
dore.ripley@gmail.com

The deadline is fast approaching for the upcoming issue of Interdisciplinary Humanities that focuses on noir visions in American culture (www.h-e-r-a.org).

ALA May 2016 Texts, Contexts, and Subtexts: Charlotte Perkins Gilman in Her Time

full name / name of organization: 
American Literature Association / Charlotte Perkins Gilman Society
contact email: 
brandi.so@stonybrook.edu

CFP for Book Collection: Gender and the Superhero Narrative (Abstracts due 12/30/15)

full name / name of organization: 
Michael Goodrum, Tara Prescott, Philip Smith
contact email: 
genderandcomicsbook@gmail.com

Seeking abstracts for an upcoming essay collection on comics, gender, and superhero narratives.

Pseudotranslation and Metafictionality

full name / name of organization: 
Interférences littéraires
contact email: 
tom.toremans@kuleuven.be

This special issue investigates the metafictional dimensions of pseudotranslation (original texts that present themselves as translations for a variety of reasons).

Critical Thinking and Writing in the Age of Globalization 3/31/16

full name / name of organization: 
Double Helix: A Journal of Critical Thinking and Writing
contact email: 
Paul.Pasquaretta@quinnipiac.edu

Globalization, understood as the expanding integration of economic, cultural, political, technological and social activities on a worldwide scale, presents challenges, opportunities, and crises, which

Prison Pedagogy: Teaching and Learning with Imprisoned Writers (submission deadline -- January 31, 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Joe Lockard
contact email: 
Joe.Lockard@asu.edu

Call for Papers
Prison Pedagogy: Teaching and Learning with Imprisoned Writers

UPDATE: Great Writing International Creative Writing conference (11/09; 06/18-06/19 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Great Writing International Creative Writing conference
contact email: 
conference@greatwriting.org.uk

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Great Writing International Creative Writing Conference (UK)

Sat. June 18 – Sun. June 19 2016

Imperial College, London

The Dark California: Millennial Concerns in the Contemporary Pop-Cultural Readings of California

full name / name of organization: 
edited collection
contact email: 
dark.california@gmail.com

The turmoil of the new millennium has given rise to a plethora of uncertainties about both the present and the future, which find their reflections in a whole spectrum of conventions characteristic of

DEADLINE EXTENDED: Masculinities special issue | Writing from Below

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

Writing from Below calls for submissions for a special themed issue on queer and non-normative masculinities - the diversity of masculinities, the disruption of traditional hegemonic heterosexual masc

[REMINDER] POSTCOLONIAL INTERVENTIONS - DEADLINE 10TH NOVEMBER, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
POSTCOLONIAL INTERVENTIONS JOURNAL
contact email: 
postcolonialinterventions@gmail.com

POSTCOLONIAL INTERVENTIONS

Call for Papers
Vol. 1, Issue 1 (January 2016)

For more than a decade, discussions about the purported death of postcolonialism as a

Hungarian Journal of English and American Studies - ongoing call for papers

full name / name of organization: 
University of Debrecen, Hungary
contact email: 
hjeas@unideb.hu

The Hungarian Journal of English and American Studies seeks to publish the best of Hungarian and international scholarship in all the fields covered by English and American Studies, including but not

Reminder--CFP: What Is the State of the Humanities Today? Abstracts Due Oct 15, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Rendezvous Journal of Arts and Letters
contact email: 
siebshar@isu.edu

What Is the State of the Humanities Today?

Abstracts due October 15, 2015
Full Articles due February 28, 2016

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS

Rendezvous Journal of Arts and Letters

[UPDATE] Deadline Approaching: Call for Papers for Translingual Fiction Special Issue, Due 12/1/15

full name / name of organization: 
Studies in the Novel
contact email: 
studiesinthenovel@unt.edu

Call for submissions for a special issue on Translingual Fiction guest edited by Steven G. Kellman and Natasha Lvovich.

English PhDs in a Composition World: Reflections on a Changing Profession (Essay Collection)

full name / name of organization: 
Joseph Donica/ Bronx Community College and Kristen Marangoni/ Tulsa Community College
contact email: 
englishphdsbook@gmail.com

English PhDs in a Composition World: Reflections on a Changing Profession

Kristen Marangoni, Assistant Professor, Tulsa Community College

Kudzu Scholar (Vol. 6, Iss. 3: Fall Equinox) - Due March 1

full name / name of organization: 
Kudzu House Quarterly Review
contact email: 
editor@kudzuhouse.com

Review our Formatting Guide for the Kudzu Scholar Issue before submitting.

Essay Cluster Themes:

Essay Cluster: American Environments Before 1900

full name / name of organization: 
Kudzu Scholar (Vol. 6, Iss. 3: Fall Equinox) - Due March 1
contact email: 
spetersh@iue.edu

American environments before 1900 (Guest edited by Steven Petersheim):

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