category: journals and collections of essays

[UPDATE} Biocentrism and Nonhuman Ethics/PAMLA (October 31-November 2) Deadline is May 15, 250-word abstract

full name / name of organization: 
Melissa Brotton/PAMLA
contact email: 
mbrotton@lasierra.edu

Biocentrism and Nonhuman Ethics

Human and Nonhuman Interactions -- PAMLA (October 31-November 2, 2014) Riverside Deadline for Submissions is May 15, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Melissa Brotton/PAMLA
contact email: 
mbrotton@lasierra.edu

This panel is seeking papers that analyze or describe literature or historical events from the angle of human-nonhuman interactions, especially as they relate to ethics and ecology.

The Window: Openings and Perspectives 23-24 January 2015 Besançon, France

full name / name of organization: 
Karolina Katsika - CRIT Université de Franche-Comté
contact email: 
katkarolina@yahoo.fr

Karolina Katsika
CRIT [Center for Interdisciplinary and Transcultural Studies] (EA [Research Team] 3224)
UFR SLHS [School of Linguistics, Humanities and Social Sciences]

Terror in Global Narrative: The Aesthetics and Representation of 9/11 in the Age of Late-Late Capitalism

full name / name of organization: 
George Fragopoulos
contact email: 
George.fragopoulos@gmail.com

CFP for edited book collection: Terror in Global Narrative: The Aesthetics and Representation of 9/11 in the Age of Late-Late Capitalism

[UPDATE] DEADLINE EXTENDED to June 1, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Journal of Dracula Studies
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,

Special Issue: ALLEGORIES OF IMPERIALISM: BARBARIANS AND WORLD CULTURES

full name / name of organization: 
I-Chun Wang (Kaohsiung Medical Univ); Asun López-Varela (Universidad Complutense Madrid)
contact email: 
icwanghsu@hotmail.com; alopezva@ucm.es

The volume seeks to engage discussions across disciplines and world regions on the effects and experience of empire and Imperialism, trying to establish a dialogue between metropolitan cultural practi

Sustainability in and of the Archives, SAMLA 86 Conference, Atlanta, GA, Nov. 7-9, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Diana Eidson, Georgia State University
contact email: 
deidson@gsu.edu

This year's 86th annual conference of the South Atlantic Modern Language Association (SAMLA) brings together scholars in literatures, languages, and rhetorics from all over the world.

Edited Collection: TV Geniuses (Abstracts Due June 1)

full name / name of organization: 
Ashley Carlson
contact email: 
acarlson@monmouthcollege.edu

A major publisher has shown interest in a collection of essays focused on the portrayal of genius in contemporary television.

STARDOM AND CELEBRITY IN CONTEMPORARY INDIA

full name / name of organization: 
INDIAN JOURNAL OF COMPARATIVE LITERATURE AND TRANSLATION STUDIES
contact email: 
rakeshmoorthy@gmail.com (Issue Editor); ijclts2013@gmail.com

"Shahrukh Khan, Anna Hazare, M.S. Dhoni, Shiney Ahuja, A.R. Rahman, M.S. Subbalekshmi, Saina Nehwal, Arundhati Roy, Sanjay Dutt, Vava Suresh……."

Indigenous Studies [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association
contact email: 
adahan@mnstate.edu

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS (Deadline Extension)
Indigenous Studies Area - Midwest Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association, Indianapolis, IN, Friday-Sunday, October 3-5, 2014.

DEADLINE EXTENDED - 'Fear and Loathing' Limina Annual Conference

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

*** DEADLINE EXTENDED to 9th May 2014 ***

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

full name / name of organization: 
Belinda Wheeler / Paine College
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.

Call for Papers: Newcomers no More? Contemporary NATO and the Future of the Enlargement from the Perspective of “Post-Cold War”

full name / name of organization: 
International Relations Research Institute in Warsaw
contact email: 
rczulda@uni.lodz.pl

The International Relations Research Institute in Warsaw, the Jagello 2000 - NATO Information Center in Prague and the Latvian Institute of International Affairs in Riga in cooperation with Atlantic T

[EXTENDED DEADLINE] "Hearts and Minds": US Cultural Management in Foreign Relations in the 21st Century (15 June 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Matthew Chambers/ University of Lodz
contact email: 
mjc6@buffalo.edu

Extended deadline for call for essays an edited book collection.

Title: "Hearts and Minds": US Cultural Management in Foreign Relations in the 21st Century

Editor: Matthew Chambers

The Muse-an International Journal of Poetry ISSN 2249 –2178 ' call for submission for June 2014 issue

full name / name of organization: 
The Muse-An International Journal of Poetry
contact email: 
themuseindia@gmail.com

The Muse-an International Journal of Poetry ISSN 2249 –2178 ' call for submission for June 2014 issue

LAST DATE FOR SUBMISSION: MAY 10, 2014

Art/Literature/Music as Satire and Social Commentary in the 21st Century

full name / name of organization: 
The New Union
contact email: 
editors@new-union.co.uk

We require articles on political and cultural subjects for issue 3 of The New Union. For more information and to see our current issue, visit www.new-union.co.uk.

Bioaesthetics / biopoetics. Towards an organic consideration of fictional practices

full name / name of organization: 
Prospero vol.19 - A Journal of Foreign LIteratures and Cultures, University of Trieste, Italy
contact email: 
mauriziopirro@libero.it; gefter@units.it

Call for Papers
Prospero vol. 19 (2014)
Bioaesthetics / biopoetics. Towards an organic consideration of fictional practices

[UPDATE] Between Journal (journal issue) "Technology, Imagination, Narrative Forms" (Vol. 4, n. 8, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Between Journal (University of Cagliari, Italy)
contact email: 
lesposito@unite.it, aruggiero@unite.it, emanuela.piga@gmail.com

In the last decades, especially since the inception of digital literature, the impact of new technologies on narrative forms has been increasingly discussed: from George P.

MASCULINITIES: A Journal of Identity and Culture - CFP for Second Issue

full name / name of organization: 
Initiative for Critical Studies of Masculinities (ICSM)
contact email: 
sayilan.gulden@gmail.com

Critical studies on men and masculinities is a developing and interdisciplinary field of inquiry, flourished in association with the feminist and LGBTQ studies since its establishment in the 1980’s

[Update] [Deadline Extended] Edited Collection: Memory in Popular Culture [abstracts due 6/1/14]

full name / name of organization: 
Heather Urbanski
contact email: 
memoryinsf_book@icloud.com

Upcoming collection on memory in popular culture, under contract with McFarland and Company, seeks proposals for academic essays on the complex role of rhetorical and social memory in science fiction,

Don DeLillo (Special Issue of Orbit: Writing Around Pynchon)

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

CFP Special Issue on Digital Culture

full name / name of organization: 
The Projector: A Journal on Film, Media, and Culture
contact email: 
cbaron@bgsu.edu

The Projector: A Journal on Film, Media, and Culture is seeking submissions for a special issue on digital culture.

Laughter in the Digital Age -- A Special Issue of Comedy Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Peter C. Kunze, University at Albany, SUNY
contact email: 
peter.c.kunze@gmail.com

“Laughter in the Digital Age”
Special Issue of Comedy Studies
Guest Editor: Peter C. Kunze, University at Albany, SUNY

Pretty in Kink: Culture, Theory, Sex, Kink

full name / name of organization: 
Collection of essays
contact email: 
kinkandpopculture@gmail.com

Editors: Annalisa Castaldo, Ph.D. (Widener University)
J.L. Pollitt, Ph.D.
Jason Davids Scott, Ph.D. (Arizona State University)

American Road Literature--A Book Collection

full name / name of organization: 
William Allegrezza
contact email: 
wallegre@iun.edu

The American road--the works are there, stretching from Whitman through Keroauc to Gudding. I am looking for scholarly articles that examine some aspect of American road literature.

Screening the Non/human: Animals Representations in Visual Media

full name / name of organization: 
Institute for Critical Animal Studies
contact email: 
debate@binghamton.edu

Screening the Non/human:
Animals Representations in Visual Media

EAPSU Online: A Journal of Critical and Creative Work

full name / name of organization: 
Jeffrey Hotz and Kim McKay
contact email: 
jhotz@esu.edu and kmckay@esu.edu

EAPSU Online: A Journal of Critical and Creative Work, published by the English Association of Pennsylvania State Universities, welcomes submissions from any area of English studies: literature, writi

Journal of Ghosthumanities CFP (June 9, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Journal of Ghosthumanities
contact email: 
ghosthumanities@gmail.com

CALL FOR WORK
JOURNAL OF GHOSTHUMANITIES

Iain Banks: Critical Essays - Call for Papers

full name / name of organization: 
A Gylphi Contemporary Writers: Critical Essays Series volume
contact email: 
drjimbyatt@gmail.com

Iain Banks: Critical Essays

CALL FOR PAPERS

Edited Jim Byatt, Foreword by Ken MacLeod

A Gylphi Contemporary Writers: Critical Essays Series volume
Series Editor: Sarah Dillon

CFP: Living-Room Wars: American Militarism on the Small Screen

full name / name of organization: 
Stacy Takacs and Anna Froula
contact email: 
stacy.takacs@okstate.edu; froulaa@ecu.edu

The television industry in the United States was born of the early military-corporate alliance that resulted in the formation of the Radio Corporation of America (RCA) in 1917.

UPDATE CFP Stability: International Journal of Security & Development

full name / name of organization: 
Stability: International Journal of Security & Development
contact email: 
info@stabilityjournal.org

Over the course of the past two decades, interventions to end conflicts, prevent conflict recurrence and foster peace have been launched across the world.

[UPDATE] CFP: Edited Collection on Bruce Springsteen for Routledge Studies in Popular Music Series

full name / name of organization: 
Bill Wolff / Rowan University
contact email: 
wolffspringsteencollection@gmail.com

I am soliciting abstracts by scholars from all disciplines, including scholar-fans and fan-scholars, to be considered for inclusion in an edited collection on Bruce Springsteen

On Anthropomorphism, Performance Research 20.2 (April 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Shaun May, University of Kent
contact email: 
s.r.may@kent.ac.uk

Performance Research
Vol. 20 No.2: 'On Anthropomorphism' (April 2015)

Edited by Richard Allen (University of Worcester) and Shaun May (University of Kent)

Proposal Deadline: 6 June 2014

Dominican Blackness (special issue); Abstracts by 7/15/2014, Articles by 12/1/2014

full name / name of organization: 
The Black Scholar
contact email: 
chettyr@stjohns.edu

The editors of The Black Scholar welcome essays for a special issue examining the complexity of black cultural politics and identity in the Dominican Republic.

Conference and Publication: On Literary Influence: Europe/America (Fall 2014, Germany)

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

The Cusanuswerk is the scholarship body of the Catholic Church in Germany and awards government scholarships to exceptionally gifted researchers in all branches of academic study.

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