category: journals and collections of essays

Size and Scale in Literature and Culture -- Edited Essay Collection (abstracts due March 1, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Michael Tavel Clarke, University of Calgary & David Wittenberg, University of Iowa
contact email: 
mcla@ucalgary.ca; david-wittenberg@uiowa.edu;

The topic of scale is currently of great interest to scholars and readers in a number of fields in the humanities and social sciences.

Call for Submissions: The Journal of Narrative Visions

full name / name of organization: 
JNV: An Electronic Journal of Narrative Ophthalmology, Optometry, and Vision Care
contact email: 
kalla.gervasio@mssm.edu

About the Journal:

[Update] Submission Date Extended To January 2, 2015: TRANS-AM :: Losing/Becoming Self (February 12-13, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Louisiana State University English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
mardisgrasconference2015@gmail.com

Individuals from around the globe travel to Louisiana early in the year to participate in Mardi Gras celebrations.

CFP: Essay Collection, "Supernatural" and the Gothic Tradition (abstracts: 15 March 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Melissa Makala
contact email: 
me.makala@gmail.com

Essays are invited for an edited collection of essays focusing on the television series "Supernatural" and its relationship to the Gothic tradition.

Edited Collection: Critical Insights: Contemporary Immigrant-American Short Fiction, Salem Press (abstracts due Feb. 9, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
John Cussen, Edinboro University
contact email: 
cussenj@hotmail.com

Scholarship's sustained interest in the contemporary immigrant-American novel has not been matched by a similar interest in contemporary immigrant-American short fiction, though a striking number

Monstrum Volume 1: Issue 1

full name / name of organization: 
University of Sunderland
contact email: 
colin.younger@sunderland.ac.uk

For Goya, ‘Fantasy abandoned by reason produces impossible monsters: united with her, she is the mother of the arts and the origin of their marvels’, though some see his etching as revealing the dark undercurrents of Enlightenment. The monster, according to Jeffrey Jerome Cohen, offers ways of understanding the cultures which bear them; ‘the monstrum is etymologically "that which reveals"’.
The inaugural issue of the journal Monstrum will showcase the kinds of cultural themes which will be revealed in this new venture from Spectral Visions Press of the University of Sunderland. The journal is a refereed academic journal and invites original articles on all aspects of monsters and the monstrous. The perspective is that of literary studies but, in keeping with the boundary-defying nature of the monster, welcomes an interdisciplinary approach that may draw on (among others) cultural studies, philosophy, psychology, anthropology, and the history of ideas, and which explores monstrosity in a variety of genres and media.

CFP: Media Fields Journal Issue 11: Surveillance Zones (Deadline: 2/25/15)

full name / name of organization: 
Media Fields Journal
contact email: 
submissions@mediafieldsjournal.org

CFP: Media Fields Journal Issue 11: Surveillance Zones
Submission Deadline: February 25, 2015

UPDATE: Festival of Faith and Music

full name / name of organization: 
Festival of Faith and Music
contact email: 
mmccampbell@leeuniversity.edu

Calvin College’s Festival of Faith & Music is a biennial conference that brings together musicians, journalists, academics, students, and lovers of music and popular culture to discuss diverse forms

[UPDATE] Mentoring for Scholarly Publication at MLA Vancouver, 9–10 January 2015

full name / name of organization: 
The Council of Editors of Learned Journals
contact email: 
gmacphee@wcupa.edu

This is an invaluable opportunity for MLA members—especially advanced doctoral candidates and junior faculty—to develop their work for publication by meeting with editors from some of the top jour

[UPDATE] “Voyages” Conference - Spring 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Associated Graduate Students of English, CSUN
contact email: 
agse.csunorthridge@gmail.com

voy•age
/'voi-ij/
noun:
1. a long journey involving travel by sea or in space.
Synonyms: trip, expedition, excursion, tour

Pacific Asia Inquiry - Issue on Women, Gender, Children, and the Family (2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Elizabeth Kelley Bowman / University of Guam
contact email: 
ebowman@uguamlive.uog.edu

I Unibetsedat Guahan | The University of Guam

CALL FOR PAPERS: Pacific Asia Inquiry: Multidisciplinary Perspectives in the Liberal Arts & Social Sciences, Volume 6, Fall 2015

Exploring Freedom

full name / name of organization: 
The Arachneed Journal
contact email: 
arnav.anjaria@gmail.com

The Arachneed Journal invites scholarly papers, commentaries, book reviews, interviews, multimedia presentation (audio visual) for its upcoming issue.

UPDATE: EXTENDED DEADLINE Study Day on Order and Disorder in April 21st, 2015, at the ISSH of Jendouba, Tunisia.

full name / name of organization: 
ISSH of Jendouba, Tunisia.
contact email: 
at sou.benarfa@gmail.com

The department of English at the High Institute of Human Sciences of Jendouba, University of Jendouba, invites you to participate in its study day on Order and Disorder.

CFP: After the Good Life - Issue 20, FORUM Postgraduate Journal of Culture & the Arts (Deadline 2 March 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
FORUM: University of Edinburgh Postgraduate Journal of Culture & the Arts
contact email: 
editors@forumjournal.org

In Cruel Optimism (2011), Lauren Berlant asks why we stay “attached to conventional good-life fantasies – say of enduring reciprocity in couples, families, political systems, institutions, markets

Subjectivity in an Object World

full name / name of organization: 
St. John’s University Humanities Review (Vol. Thirteen, Issue 1/Spring 2015)
contact email: 
sjuhumanities@gmail.com

Publication: St. John’s University Humanities Review (Vol. Thirteen, Issue 1/Spring 2015)

[UPDATE] CFP: Performing Gender in the Middle East

full name / name of organization: 
Gender Forum: An Internet Journal for Gender Studies
contact email: 
gender-forum@uni-koeln.de

Since the Arab Spring the Middle East has undergone numerous changes. The role of women in and post the revolution remains one of the most interesting developments in Middle Eastern nations.

Beauty in the Beast: Gender, Animals, Animality (Abstracts due May 15th, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Gender Forum - An Internet Journal for Gender Studies
contact email: 
ohremd@gmail.com

Throughout the last decade or so the formerly rather “exotic” field of “Human-Animal Studies” (sometimes simply “Animal Studies”) has grown immensely and produced an amount of exciting and

The «théâtre musical léger» in Europe: From the Operetta to the Music-hall

full name / name of organization: 
Centro Studi Opera Omnia Luigi Boccherini
contact email: 
conferences@luigiboccherini.org

http://www.luigiboccherini.org/operetta.html

The «théâtre musical léger» in Europe: From the Operetta to the Music-hall

organized by

HBO’s Girls - Edited Collection

full name / name of organization: 
Elwood Watson
contact email: 
watsone@etsu.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS

HBO Girls: The Awkward Politics of Race, Sex, Class, Privilege and Gender

The New Williams: Special Issue CFP [FEB 1 Abstract Deadline]

full name / name of organization: 
William Carlos Williams Review
contact email: 
thenewwilliams2015@gmail.com

Within the next few years, Williams Carlos Williams’s early works such as Al Que Quiere (1917), Kora in Hell: Improvisations (1920), Sour Grapes (1921),

Call for Papers for Peer-Reviewed Edited Volume, "Critically Mediterranean: Aesthetics, Theory, Hermeneutics, Culture"

full name / name of organization: 
Yasser Elhariry (Dartmouth College) & Edwige Tamalet Talbayev (Tulane University)
contact email: 
yasser.elhariry@dartmouth.edu

Call for Papers for Peer-Reviewed Edited Volume

Critically Mediterranean: Aesthetics, Theory, Hermeneutics, Culture
co-edited by Yasser Elhariry (Dartmouth College)
& Edwige Tamalet Talbayev (Tulane University)

We are seeking further contributions to extend the coverage of the volume. Detailed abstracts (500 words) are due by January 15, 2015 to Edwige Tamalet Talbayev (etamalet@tulane.edu) and Yasser Elhariry (yasser.elhariry@dartmouth.edu). Contributors will be notified of acceptance by February 1, 2015. Completed manuscripts (6,000 words) are due by June 1, 2015. Manuscripts will be rigorously edited prior to submission to the press. Although final placement of the volume will be contingent on the outcome of the press’ peer-review process, Brian Catlos and Sharon Kinoshita, the editors of Palgrave Macmillan’s new Mediterranean Studies series, have expressed interest in the volume.

CFP: Toy Stories: The Toy as Hero

full name / name of organization: 
Tanya Jones, M.Ed & Chris Stoneley
contact email: 
tanyacarinae@hotmail.com

Abstracts are being welcomed for a proposed collection examining the toy as hero.

[UPDATE] Deadline extended to January 15, 2015; Utopia and political theology today

full name / name of organization: 
[sic] - A Journal of Literature, Culture and Literary Translation (www.sic-journal.org) University of Zadar
contact email: 
sic.journal.contact@gmail.com

[sic] – a journal of literature, culture and literary translation
University of Zadar
Obala kralja Petra Krešimira IV. br 2
23000 Zadar (Croatia)
www.sic-journal.org

10th Call for Papers

FOUND FOOTAGE MAGAZINE - CALL FOR PAPERS DEADLINE MARCH 15, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Found Footage Magazine
contact email: 
submissions@foundfootagemagazine.com

Found Footage Magazine is an independent semi-annual publication distributed worldwide and printed both in English and Spanish.

Theatre Arts Journal: Studies in Scenography and Performance (TAJ) (Deadline: March 31, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Tel-Aviv University
contact email: 
eynconf@post.tau.ac.il

Theatre Arts Journal: Studies in Scenography and Performance (www.taj.tau.ac.il ) invites submissions on the following topics:

- Edward Gordon Craig’s legacy: a reassessment

Analyses/Rereadings/Theories Journal. Issue #5 - Places and Spaces (15 March 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Łódź, Department of Studies in Drama and Pre-1800 English Literature
contact email: 
gcss.art.journal@gmail.com

The editors of Analyses/Rereadings/Theories Journal (ISSN: 2353-6098), a peer-reviewed open access periodical, would like to invite submission of contributions (articles, reviews and interviews) for i

Postcards From the Edge: Texts and Contexts

full name / name of organization: 
University of St. Thomas Graduate English Spring Conference
contact email: 
andrea.j.gullixson@gmail.com

The University of St. Thomas is looking for papers for the Spring English Graduate Conference on April 24, 2015. Please check the link below for more information!

[UPDATE] South Asian Partition Fiction: Trauma, Memory and Narrative; Abstract submission deadline extended: 30 December 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Khan Touseef Osman, Editor
contact email: 
shourabh.pothobashi@gmail.com

Dear all,

38th Annual New Jersey College English Association Conference Saturday, March 28th, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
New Jersey College English Association Conference
contact email: 
klobucar@njit.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS AND PANELS

38th Annual New Jersey College English Association Conference

Saturday, March 28th, 2015

Seton Hall University, South Orange, NJ 07079

[Update] Call For Papers; Multi-Discursions: Remapping the Topography of Thought

full name / name of organization: 
Sigma Tau Delta Iota Chi (California State University, Northridge English Honors Society)
contact email: 
sigmataudeltaiotachi@gmail.com

A colloquium to be hosted by Sigma Tau Delta Iota Chi Chapter, sponsored in part by the Department of English at California State University, Northridge.

Deadline:
Saturday, December 27, 2014

The New Williams

full name / name of organization: 
Special Issue, The William Carlos Williams Review
contact email: 
thenewwilliams2015@gmail.com

Within the next few years, Williams Carlos Williams’s early works such as Al Que Quiere (1917), Kora in Hell: Improvisations (1920), Sour Grapes (1921), Spring and All (1923), and In the American Gr

The Science Probe: Call for paper for February 2015 Issue

full name / name of organization: 
The Science Probe Journal
contact email: 
thesciprobe@gmail.com

The Science Probe
----A Quarterly Refereed Online Research Journal (ISSN: 2277 -9566)

Call for Papers:

[UPDATE] Crime and Concealment (Jan 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
HARTS & Minds
contact email: 
editors@harts-minds.co.uk

This call for papers invites innovative submissions from postgraduates or early career academics on topics relating to the subject of ‘Crime/Concealment’ for the next edition of HARTS & Minds, an

Berkeley Journal of Religion and Theology: General Call for Papers, 2014-2015

full name / name of organization: 
Berkeley Journal of Religion and Theology: The Journal of the Graduate Theological Union
contact email: 
bjrt@ses.gtu.edu

The Berkeley Journal of Religion and Theology (BJRT) is a new, peer-reviewed journal of the Graduate Theological Union at Berkeley that is managed by GTU doctoral students under the supervision of the

CFP Limina: A Journal of Historical and Cultural Studies DUE JAN 31, 2015

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 is a double blind peer reviewed open access online journal, based at the University of Western Australia.

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