category: journals and collections of essays

Shirley Jackson Collection (Sept 30 deadline)

full name / name of organization: 
Matthew B. Prickett
contact email: 
Longwood University

Proposed Collection: Beyond “The Lottery”: Critical Approaches to Shirley Jackson

Editor: Matthew B. Prickett, Longwood University

Reading *Twilight*: Analytical Essays

full name / name of organization: 
Giselle Liza Anatol
contact email: 
ganatol@ku.edu

Stephenie Meyer’s vampire saga, *Twilight*, has sold more than 42 million copies.

CFP: ecloga

full name / name of organization: 
University of Strathclyde
contact email: 
levelsix@strath.ac.uk

ecloga, a peer-refereed journal run by English Studies postgraduates at the University of Strathclyde, invites papers for the next issue.

CALL FOR PAPER FOR PARSOMEN'S RETURNING AND RENEWED ISSUE

full name / name of organization: 
PARSOMEN - THE QUARTERLY JOURNAL OF THE DEPARTMENT OF COMPARATIVE LITERATURE IN ISTANBUL BILGI UNIVERSITY
contact email: 
bilgiparsomen@gmail.com

Parsomen, the quarterly periodical of the department of Comparative Literature in Istanbul Bilgi University, seek submissions of papers for its returning issue in November, 2009 after its interval of

"Let Spirit Speak! Cultural Journeys through the African Diaspora" 4/22-24/2010; deadline 12/15/09

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures; The City College of New York
contact email: 
culturaljourneys2010@gmail.com

“Let Spirit Speak!
Cultural Journeys through the African Diaspora”
April 22-24, 2010
The City College of New York
New York, NY

Essays on Welsh Mythology in Popular Culture

full name / name of organization: 
University of California, Riverside and Marygrove College, Detroit, MI
contact email: 
Kristin Noone (kristin.noone@email.ucr.edu); Audrey Becker (abecker@marygrove.edu)

In recent years, interest in Welsh mythology and legendary figures has grown exponentially in popular culture, with appearances in diverse arenas ranging from fantasy fiction to role-playing games, fr

Utopias Today! A Special Issue of the Journal of Contemporary Theory, July 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Patricia Vieira and Michael marder
contact email: 
mmarder@stmcollege.ca or piv2@georgetown.edu

Utopias Today!, a special issue of the Journal of Contemporary Thought, forthcoming in July 2010

Guest-edited by Patricia Vieira and Michael Marder

CFP: Guest Editors for Special Issues: Women's Writing 8/1/2009 (initial proposals) 12/15/2009 (final publication)

full name / name of organization: 
WomenWriters.net
contact email: 
kimwells@womenwriters.net

Women Writers scholarly zine seeks proposals for guest editor CFP’s for our yearly Scholarly Special Issue on any aspect of Women's Writing.

Participatory Popular Culture and Literacy Across Borders

full name / name of organization: 
Bronwyn T. Williams / University of Louisville
contact email: 
bronwyn.williams@louisville.edu

Bronwyn T. Williams
University of Louisville
Amy A. Zenger
American University of Beirut

Participatory Popular Culture and Literacy Across Borders

Call for Proposals

UPDATE: In Derrida's wake: a Symposium on Deconstruction After Jacques Derrida

full name / name of organization: 
La Trobe University, Australia
contact email: 
Derrida2009@latrobe.edu.au

In Derrida's Wake
La Trobe University, Australia
9 Ocotober 2009

ANNOUNCING: Keynote Speaker

ANDREW BENJAMIN: ‘JUSTICE, LAW AND PLACE: DERRIDA AND THE UNCONDITIONAL’

CFP: Teachers College, Columbia University Working Papers in TESOL & Applied Linguistics

full name / name of organization: 
Teachers College, Columbia University Working Papers in TESOL & Applied Linguistics
contact email: 
wml2102@columbia.edu

Apologies for cross postings

CALL FOR PAPERS

Teachers College, Columbia University Working Papers in TESOL &
Applied Linguistics is an on-line journal

CFP: thirdspace, Audacity of Hope? (deadline: September 15, 2009)

full name / name of organization: 
thirdspace
contact email: 
info@thirdspace.ca

The editors of /thirdspace: a journal of feminist theory and culture/ invite submissions for our forthcoming issue "Audacity of Hope?"

"Somatechnics of 'Size': Queer Interventions" Edited Collection - 15 August, 2009

full name / name of organization: 
Samantha Murray & Nikki Sullivan
contact email: 
smurray78@gmail.com

** PLEASE CIRCULATE TO ALL INTERESTED PARTIES **

Leon Edel Prize

full name / name of organization: 
Henry James Review
contact email: 
hjamesr@louisville.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS

LEON EDEL PRIZE

EXTENDED DEADLINE and REVISED CFP for Anything But Safe: Sex, Sexuality, and Gender ESSAY COLLECTION (August 15 2009)

full name / name of organization: 
Adam Pridemore, Taylor Mitchell, Chrissy Auger, and Jessica McKee - University of South Florida
contact email: 
rpridemo@mail.usf.edu

Anything But Safe - Essays on Sex, Sexuality, and Gender

~~~People like sex, society eschews sexuality, and academia banters about gender theory.~~~

[UPDATE] New deadline Theories and Forms of Allegory from Middle Age to Modernity international conference Contributors needed!

full name / name of organization: 
Carlo Tirinanzi de Medici - Università di Trento
contact email: 
allegoria.trento@gmail.com

--English version below --
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Lʼallegoria: teorie e forme tra medioevo e modernità

Toni Morrison: New Directions - a special issue of MELUS (Jan 20)

full name / name of organization: 
Kathryn Nicol (University College Dublin) and Jennifer Terry (University of Durham)
contact email: 
kate_edin@hotmail.com

Call for Papers
Special Issue of MELUS
Guest Editors: Kathryn Nicol and Jennifer Terry

Toni Morrison: New Directions

The French in American Popular Culture and Society [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Richard Gray, Carson-Newman College
contact email: 
rgray@cn.edu

The French in American Popular Culture and Society

Superheroes Since the Year 2000

full name / name of organization: 
Kevin D. Williams
contact email: 
kwilliams@comm.msstate.edu

Submissions are invited for an upcoming edited book covering the superhero genre.

[UPDATE] CFP Sargasso journal deadline extension to 30 September 2009

full name / name of organization: 
Sargasso journal, University of Puerto Rico
contact email: 
sargasso@uprrp.edu

“Anti/Slavery, Colonialism, and Aesthetics.” Essays on Caribbean early-colonial period (15th -19th centuries) or postcolonial revistations of it, in literature, linguistics, or cultural studies.

Margins of Print: Ephemera, Print Culture, and Lost Histories of the Newspaper (15 Jan 2010); Proposal Deadline: 31 Oct 2009

full name / name of organization: 
University of Nottingham
contact email: 
harry.cocks@nottingham.ac.uk

This one-day conference/symposium will address the significance of transitory, elusive texts in Britain, Europe and America, including textual artifacts that have eluded traditional categories of prin

Women of Fashion: Popular Culture and Eighteenth-Century Women (edited collection)

full name / name of organization: 
Tiffany Potter
contact email: 
tpotter@interchange.ubc.ca

Edited collection on women's popular culture in 18C England and representations of 18C England in modern popular culture, to be published by University of Toronto Press.
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[UPDATE] Collection on Religion and Nineteenth-Century American Women Writers (Proposals due 8/28/09; Essays due 11/15/09)

full name / name of organization: 
Mary Wearn / Macon State College
contact email: 
marywearn@gmail.com

UPDATE: A few additional articles are needed for an edited collection on religion and nineteenth-century American women writers.

[UPDATE]Toni Morrison's Trilogy

full name / name of organization: 
Sheldon Brivic
contact email: 
sbrivic@temple.edu

Toni Morrison has indicated in interviews that the three novels she wrote between 1982 and 1997--Beloved, Jazz, and Paradise--formed a trilogy, and that this 15-year labor focused on the theme of exce

CFP: antiTHESIS journal Volume 20: "FEAR"

full name / name of organization: 
School of Culture & Communications, University of Melbourne
contact email: 
editor.antithesis@gmail.com

Submissions are now open for antiTHESIS Volume 20: FEAR. Fear is one of the most potent forces affecting humankind.

edited collection - Critical Approaches to Teaching Graphic Narratives in the Literature Classroom (9/15/2009)

full name / name of organization: 
Lan Dong
contact email: 
baerchendong@yahoo.com

Deadlines: proposal by September 15, 2009; essay by December 15, 2009

[UPDATE] ALSC: The Year in Print - ALSC Conference, Oct. 9-11, 2009

full name / name of organization: 
Association of Literary Scholars and Critics
contact email: 
alsc@bu.edu

Convener: TBA

“(En)Gendering the Black Atlantic: Diasporic Bodies and Identities in Contemporary Women’s Performance Art". Edited Collection

full name / name of organization: 
Liamar Durán Almarza. University of Oviedo
contact email: 
black.atlantic.collection@gmail.com

We invite proposals for a book-length project related to issues in women’s performance art and texts in the African Diaspora, broadly conceived.

[UPDATE] Crossing the Line: Affinities Before and After 1900 (Jan 28th-29th 2010 Conference) - Sep 15th 2009 Abstract Deadline

full name / name of organization: 
University of Liverpool
contact email: 
organisers@crossing-the-line.org.uk

An Interdisciplinary Postgraduate Conference to be held at the University of Liverpool and the Victoria Gallery & Museum, UK.

Thursday 28th – Friday 29th January 2010

Society for the Philosophical Study of Education Annual Meeting

full name / name of organization: 
Society for the Philosophical Study of Education
contact email: 
ajohnst2@depaul.edu

2009 Meeting, Society for the Philosophical Study of Education
November 6th and 7th
National-Louis University
122 South Michigan Avenue
Chicago, Illinois

Call for Editorial Board Members

full name / name of organization: 
www.redfeatherjournal.org
contact email: 
debbieo@okstate.edu

Red Feather Journal is a new online, international, interdisciplinary, peer-reviewed, English-language journal that provides a forum for scholars and professionals to interrogate representations of ch

Journal of Research Practice (JRP)

full name / name of organization: 
Athabasca University Press, Canada
contact email: 
professor.dpdash@gmail.com

Journal of Research Practice (JRP) is inviting submissions from researchers with any disciplinary or professional backgrounds.

Many Manifestations: Iranians and Iranian Culture in the Global Diaspora, October 15, 2009

full name / name of organization: 
Persis Karim and Babak Elahi
contact email: 
pkarim@email.sjsu.edu, babak.elahi@rit.edu

This collection of scholarly essays explores the Iranian diaspora that resulted from the mass migration from Iran after the 1979 Revolution and the subsequent establishment of the Islamic Republic, as

EMWJ CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS! Sex and the Early Modern Woman

full name / name of organization: 
Early Modern Women: An Interdisciplinary Journal
contact email: 
emwjournal@umd.edu

The deadline for contributions is fast approaching!

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS
Forum III: Sex and the Early Modern Woman

[UPDATE] Collection: The Cartographical Necessity of Exile (abstracts, 9/1/09)

full name / name of organization: 
Karen Elizabeth Bishop
contact email: 
kebishop@fas.harvard.edu

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THE CARTOGRAPHICAL NECESSITY OF EXILE

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