category: journals and collections of essays

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.

Collection: Lingua Franca: First Generation Scholars in Rhetoric, Composition, and Communication

full name / name of organization: 
Letizia Guglielmo and Sergio Figueiredo
contact email: 
lgugliel@kennesaw.edu; sfigueir@kennesaw.edu

In his essay, “Family Values: Literacy, Technology, and Uncle Sam,” Joe Amato traces his Italian-American history and argues, “These experiences and memories, these histories and associations, t

"off the books" special issue of kadar koli -- deadline July 20, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
eth press
contact email: 
dhadbawnik@gmail.com, lisa.ampleman@gmail.com

kadar koli no. 10: “Off the Books”
ethpress.com

Fictions of Academia (to appear in June, 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
American, British and Canadian Studies (the journal of the Academic Anglophone Society of Romania)
contact email: 
moseley@unca.edu

American, British and Canadian Studies, the Journal of the Academic Anglophone Society of Romania, invites submissions for a special issue on Fictions of Academia, to be published in June 2016.

CFP: Journal of Narrative Theory: Special Issue: Dis/enabling Narratives

full name / name of organization: 
Journal of Narrative Theory
contact email: 
ejoshua@nd.edu

Journal of Narrative Theory invites submissions that further the discussion of disabling and enabling narratives from a disability studies perspective.

[UPDATE; revised deadlines] Asia and the Historical Imagination: Edited Volume

full name / name of organization: 
Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
contact email: 
asia_imagination@outlook.com

Asia and the Historical Imagination is an edited volume of essays that explores papers concerned with representations of Asia’s past.

Asia and the Historical Imagination: Essays

full name / name of organization: 
Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
contact email: 
asia_imagination@outlook.com

Asia and the Historical Imagination: Essays is a edited collection of essays concerned with representations of Asia’s past. The essays in this volume will complement a 3-day workshop that.

[UPDATE] Journal of the Sylvia Townsend Warner Society 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Sylvia Townsend Warner Society
contact email: 
Helen.Sutherland@glasgow.ac.uk

Articles on any aspect of the life and work of Sylvia Townsend Warner are invited for the 2015 issue of the Journal of the Sylvia Townsend Warner Society.

Alchemy in Harry Potter

full name / name of organization: 
Anne Mamary and Christine Myers/Monmouth College
contact email: 
alchemy@monmouthcollege.edu

Call for papers for a multidisciplinary/interdisciplinary collection of essays on alchemy in the Harry Potter novels.

MLA Options for Teaching Volume on Teaching Space, Place, and Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Robert T. Tally Jr.
contact email: 
robert.tally@txstate.edu

Essay proposals are invited for Teaching Space, Place, and Literature, a volume in the MLA’s Options for Teaching series to be edited by Robert T. Tally, Jr.

CFP: Justified (FX) Edited Collection

full name / name of organization: 
Cynthia Burkhead Ph.D. (University of North Alabama) and Stephanie Graves M.A. (Independent Scholar)
contact email: 
cynthia.burkhead@gmail.com / steph.graves@gmail.com

We are seeking essays addressing the contributions made by the FX series Justified to various aspects of television and American culture.

MLA Volume: Teaching Anglophone South Asian Women's Writing

full name / name of organization: 
Deepika Bahri (Emory) and Filippo Menozzi (Kent)
contact email: 
teachingsaw@gmail.com

We invite proposals for a volume in the MLA Options for Teaching series entitled Teaching Anglophone South Asian Women’s Writing, edited by Deepika Bahri and Filippo Menozzi.

Call for Submissions to a Special Issue of the Journal of Popular Film and Television on Holmes Onscreen (Tentative Title)

full name / name of organization: 
Tom Ue, Department of English, University College London
contact email: 
ue_tom@hotmail.com

Heralded by The Telegraph as a ‘global phenomenon,’ BBC’s Sherlock is now one of the most commercially and critically successful television series of all time.

[UPDATE] CFP Journal of Film and Video special issue: TV & Performance

full name / name of organization: 
Justin Owen Rawlins
contact email: 
jrawlins@indiana.edu

Journal of Film and Video
Special Issue on Television & Performance
Guest Editors: R. Colin Tait & Justin Owen Rawlins

EXTENDED DEADLINE: SEPTEMBER 1, 2015

HUMOROUS > DISRUPTIONS: Humour and Technologies of Disruption in Feminist Media Theory and Practice

full name / name of organization: 
Synoptique: An Online Journal of Film and Moving Image Studies
contact email: 
editor.synoptique@gmail.com

With its insightful and quirky brand of humour, Issa Rae's popular web series The Mis-Adventures of Awkward Black Girl (2011- 2013) has shown how alternative pathways for the production, circulation a

CALL FOR PAPERS FOR CONTRACTED EDITED COLLECTION: HITCHCOCK--Proposals due 15 June 15

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Douglas Cunningham, Westminster College
contact email: 
hitchcockanthology@gmail.com

Seeking 300-word proposals for an edited collection (already under contract with Salem Press) of 15 essays on the work of Alfred Hitchcock.

Good Guy? Bad Guy? Edited Collection

full name / name of organization: 
CFP Edited Collection
contact email: 
popculturestudies@yahoo.com

American popular culture, television in particular, is inundated with dramatic, popular television shows that blur the lines between good guys and bad guys.

CONVOCATORIA PARA ARTÍCULOS / CALL FOR PAPERS / CHAMADA PARA ARTIGOS

full name / name of organization: 
Revista Laboratorio
contact email: 
revista.laboratorio@mail.udp.cl

Convocatoria para artículos

Reading the Queer in Literature, Film, Culture and Theory [Journal Issue & Ed. Vol.]

full name / name of organization: 
The Apollonian: A Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies [http://theapollonian.in]
contact email: 
apollonianjournal@gmail.com, subashishbhattacharjee@gmail.com, mmm.saikatguha@gmail.com

The Apollonian: A Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies
[http://theapollonian.in]
Vol. 2, Issue 2

Reading the Queer in Literature, Film, Culture and Theory
[Journal Issue & Ed. Vol.]

Philosophy and Poetry (Edited Volume) [Deadline 15 Aug. 2015]

full name / name of organization: 
Subashish Bhattacharjee & Saikat Guha (University of North Bengal, India)
contact email: 
subashishbhattacharjee@gmail.com, mmm.saikatguha@gmail.com

Philosophy and Poetry (Edited Volume)

The myths of yesterday and the myths of today. From Barthes to Maffesoli («Poli-Femo» special issue: deadline May 30th 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
IULM University, Milan, Italy
contact email: 
redazione.polifemo@iulm.it

The myths of yesterday and the myths of today.
From Barthes to Maffesoli.

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