category: journals and collections of essays

Adaptation, Awards Culture, and the Value of Prestige

full name / name of organization: 
EDITED COLLECTION
contact email: 
eric.sandberg[at]oulu.fi kenkar[at]bilkent.edu.tr

Adaptation studies has recently grown into a vibrant, wide-ranging field of study.

Fictional Economies: Inequality and the Novel, Essay collection with forward by Rami Shamir, author of TRAIN TO POKIPSE

full name / name of organization: 
Joseph Donica/Bronx Community College
contact email: 
fictionaleconomies@gmail.com

Joseph Donica is an Assistant Professor of English at Bronx Community College.

Rami Shamir is the author of TRAIN TO POKIPSE (Grove Press 2011, http://traintopokipse.com/)

CFP: Stereo & Immersive Media — 2015 International Conference, Lisbon, Portugal, October 7-9, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Center for Research in Applied Communication, Culture and New Technologies - Universidade Lusófona de Humanidades e Tecnologias
contact email: 
simedia2015@easychair.org

Call for papers
Stereo & Immersive Media — 2015 International Conference
Universidade Lusófona
National Archive of Torre do Tombo, Lisbon, Portugal

October 7-9, 2015

Great Writing International Creative Writing Conference (Britain) - 2/1/15 (6/20 - 6/21)

full name / name of organization: 
Great Writing: International Creative Writing Conference - Imperial College, London
contact email: 
conference@greatwriting.org.uk

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Great Writing International Creative Writing Conference (UK)
18th Annual International Creative Writing Conference

Book on Mad Magazine

full name / name of organization: 
Judith Yaross Lee/Ohio University
contact email: 
leej@ohio.edu

Call for papers for a book on Mad magazine. We are looking for scholarly examinations of the magazine, its humor, its artists, its cultural and political impact, and its influence.

Reminder-Order and Disorder Symposium-September 20th, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
ISSH of Jendouba, Université de Jendouba, Jendouba, Tunisie
contact email: 
order.disorder15@yahoo.fr

Full title: Order and Disorder Symposium
Date: 6-Nov - 7-Nov 2015
Location: ISSH of Jendouba, Université de Jendouba, Jendouba, Tunisie
Contact person: Sihem Arfaoui

Inaugural CFP: The Rising Dragon, a journal of Pacific Rim culture and media studies

full name / name of organization: 
The Rising Dragon
contact email: 
RisingDragonJournal@gmail.com

The Rising Dragon

Call for Papers

[Deadline Extended] Food for Thought: New Critical Perspectives on Veganism and Meat Consumption

full name / name of organization: 
Rasmus Simonsen & Jodey Castricano
contact email: 
vegan.studies.cfp@gmail.com

Published in the Ecocritical Theory and Practice series by Lexington Books, this edited collection will re-examine the ethics, politics and aesthetics of veganism.

UPDATE - UNCHAINING SELVES: The Power of the Neo-Slave Narrative Genre—A CALLALOO Call for Papers (Deadline: July 10, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
CALLALOO
contact email: 
callaloo@tamu.edu

CALLALOO invites papers for a special issue on Neo-Slave Narratives guest edited by Joan Anim-Addo (Goldsmiths, University of London) and Maria Helena Lima (SUNY Geneseo).

[UPDATE] Teaching Medieval and Renaissance Literature

full name / name of organization: 
This Rough Magic / www.thisroughmagic.org
contact email: 
boechem@sunysuffolk.edu

This Rough Magic (www.thisroughmagic.org) is a journal dedicated to the art of teaching Medieval and Renaissance Literature.

Call For Papers in Language and Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Horizons Above and Beyond
contact email: 
tharunkurianalex@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPER
Horizon: Above and Beyond- Perspectives in Literature
Contact detail: Tharun Kurian Alex (Translation Studies, SSUS Kalady)
Contact email: tharukurianalex@gmail.com

[UPDATE] Literature and Tourisms of the Long Nineteenth Century - due date extended to June 19 2015

full name / name of organization: 
_LIT: Literature Interpretation Theory_
contact email: 
litjourn@yahoo.com

According to the OED, the word tourism enters the English lexicon at the dawn of the nineteenth century, thus institutionalizing the notion that travel is a necessary component of personal development

Seeking Chapters for Fantastic Cities: American Urban Spaces in Science Fiction & Fantasy (Abstract Deadline = July 15, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Stefan Brandt, Michael Fuchs, and Stefan Rabitsch
contact email: 
fantasticcities@fuchsmichael.net

Basin City, Caprica City, Coruscant, Gotham City, Mega-City One, Metropolis, Nos Astra, the Sprawl, and so on—SFF teems with iconic urban environments.

[UPDATE] Final CFP: Disability and Human Rights - special issue of the Journal of Literary and Cultural Disability Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Gian Maria Greco / Elena Di Giovanni (University of Macerata, Italy)
contact email: 
gianmaria.greco@poiesis.it

Apologies for cross-posting.

Final Call for Papers.
Deadline: August 1, 2015.

Journal of Literary and Cultural Disability Studies
Call for Papers: Disability and Human Rights

[UPDATE] Special Issue: Work(ing) Personas

full name / name of organization: 
Persona Studies Journal
contact email: 
personastudies@deakin.edu.au

Persona Studies is seeking papers and creative projects that investigate the ways in which personas are produced, managed, used, and disseminated in the contexts of our working lives and careers.

Teaching Medieval and Renaissance Literature

full name / name of organization: 
This Rough Magic (www.thisroughmagic.org)
contact email: 
boechem@sunysuffolk.edu

This Rough Magic (www.thisroughmagic.org) is a journal dedicated to the art of teaching Medieval and Renaissance Literature.

Jane Austen and Philosophy, ed. Mimi Marinucci

full name / name of organization: 
Vol. 2 in new series "Great Authors and Philosophy" Series editor, Jacob M. Held
contact email: 
mmarinucci@ewu.edu

Call for Abstracts

Jane Austen and Philosophy
Edited by Mimi Marinucci
Rowman and Littlefield

Rabindranath Tagore and the Indian Dramatic / Performance Tradition/s - edited by Mala Renganathan & Arnab Bhattacharya

full name / name of organization: 
Mala Renganathan, Department of English, North-Eastern Hill University, Shillong, India
contact email: 
malareng@yahoo.com

Encouraged by the success and the positive feedback that we have received about our edited volume The Politics and Reception of Rabindranath Tagore’s Drama: The Bard on the Stage [edited by Arnab Bh

[UPDATE] Teacher-Scholar: The Journal of the State Comprehensive University

full name / name of organization: 
Teacher-Scholar: The Journal of the State Comprehensive University
contact email: 
edleuschner@fhsu.edu

Now accepting submissions for the 2015 issue of Teacher-Scholar. All topics related to state comprehensive universities welcomed. In particular, timely topics include:

The Life and Work of Larry Eigner, edited collection, proposals by Oct 1 2015

full name / name of organization: 
California State Univeristy Long Beach
contact email: 
George.Hart@csulb.edu

Edited by Jennifer Bartlett and George Hart

Call for Book Reviews and Reviewers for College Language Association Journal

full name / name of organization: 
College Language Association Journal
contact email: 
martink@savannahstate.edu

Call for Book Reviews and Book Reviewers

Current Trends in Theatre Theory and Meta-theory (deadline 31 October 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Theatralia - a peer reviewed journal, Masaryk University, Czech Republic
contact email: 
theatralia@seznam.cz

The peer-reviewed journal Theatralia (published by Masaryk University, the Czech Republic) announces a call for the issue Fall 2016:

CFP: Academic Cover Versions

full name / name of organization: 
Jeff Rice/University of Kentucky
contact email: 
j.rice@uky.edu

Animal Languages: Interspecies Communication in the Middle Ages (proposals due August 1, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Alison Langdon, Western Kentucky University
contact email: 
alison.langdon@wku.edu

Until relatively recently, medieval scholars have tended to focus on the symbolic valence of nonhuman animals, to read their behavior and characteristics as representative of explicitly human interest

[UPDATE] Samuel Beckett and Contemporary Art

full name / name of organization: 
Ibidem Press
contact email: 
reginio@alfred.edu

We are seeking contributions for a volume on Samuel Beckett and contemporary art to be published by Ibidem Press, distributed by Columbia University Press, as part of their new Beckett in Company Series.

CFP for Edited Collection: Complicated Masculinities in Popular Culture (June 28, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Merry G. Perry and Dr. Cherise A. Pollard
contact email: 
complicatedmasc@gmail.com; mperry@wcupa.edu; cpollard@wcupa.edu

CFP: Complicated Masculinities in Popular Culture

Authorizing Tolkien: Questions of Adaptation, Control, Dissemination, & Transformation of Tolkien’s Works [Special Journal Ed.]

full name / name of organization: 
Journal of Tolkien Research
contact email: 
Robin.Reid@tamuc.edu; melam@regent.edu

For: Theme Issue, Journal of Tolkien Research
http://scholar.valpo.edu/journaloftolkienresearch/

Reminder: Edited Collection / Rethinking Globalization and Spatial Scale [Abstracts May 29th]

full name / name of organization: 
North Carolina State University
contact email: 
globalspatialscale.collection@gmail.com

We are seeking essays for an edited collection titled Rethinking Globalization and Spatial Scale. The goal of the volume is to bring together interdisciplinary research on globalization spanning the humanities and social sciences that foregrounds theoretical and methodological conceptualizations of scale—how people, capital, goods, material infrastructure, ideas, and power aggregate along or slide among different degrees or levels of attachment, from personal to local to national to transnational.

Working-class writing: an essay collection

full name / name of organization: 
University of North Carolina, Greensboro
contact email: 
b_clarke@uncg.edu

On 12 May 2015, five days after the Tories secured a parliamentary majority in the general election, the Guardian reported that David Cameron was “expected to lay out his plans for a parliament of

LITCRI '15 / IV. Literary Criticism Conference

full name / name of organization: 
DAKAM
contact email: 
info@litcriconference.org

LIT CRI '15 Call for Papers: MEMORY AND LITERATURE

Call for Fiction, Poetry, and Creative Nonfiction Submissions

full name / name of organization: 
Cheat River Review (West Virginia University)
contact email: 
crreditors@gmail.com

The Cheat River Review reads original, previously unpublished nonfiction, fiction, flash, and poetry. Cover art submissions are welcome too.

American, British and Canadian Studies special issue: Fictions of Academia, Deadline: 1 October 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Ana-Karina Schneider / Academic Anglophone Society of Romania
contact email: 
karina.schneider@ulbsibiu.ro

American, British and Canadian Studies, the Journal of the Academic Anglophone Society of Romania (http://abcjournal.ulbsibiu.ro/index.html), invites submissions for a special issue on Fictions of Aca

CFP Critical Insights FILM volume Bonnie and Clyde abstracts due 7/15/2015

full name / name of organization: 
Rebecca Martin/Pace University
contact email: 
doc.rmartin@gmail.com

The editor of a new Critical Insights FILM volume on Arthur Penn’s 1967 film, Bonnie and Clyde, seeks contributors to write chapters on any topic on the film.

CFP: "The Midwestern Moment: Essays in Early 20th c. Midwestern Regionalism"

full name / name of organization: 
Patricia Oman / Hastings College Press
contact email: 
hcpress@hastings.edu

Hastings College Press welcomes proposals for chapters for an edited volume focused on Midwestern regionalism during the first half of the twentieth century.

Call for Essays for a proposed book on All the Pretty Horses

full name / name of organization: 
Subhasis Chattopadhyay
contact email: 
cshubho@gmail.com

This is a call for essays for a proposed book (with ISBN number) on All the Pretty Horses by Cormac McCarthy. The editor seeks essays which are scholarly and yet free from jargon.

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