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DEADLINE EXTENDED!!! Call for Papers for Trauma; 12th Issue of Watermark

updated: 
Wednesday, February 7, 2018 - 6:07am
California State University, Long Beach
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, February 19, 2018

Watermark, the annual, peer-reviewed scholarly journal published by graduate students in the English Department at California State University, Long Beach is seeking submissions for the twelfth volume. The journal is dedicated to publishing original, critical, and theoretical papers concerned with literature of all genres and periods, as well as representing current issues in the field of rhetoric and composition. As this journal is intended to provide a forum for enlarging voices, only student work will be considered. 

 

BodyWorks: A Conference on Corporeal Representation

updated: 
Friday, November 17, 2017 - 11:16am
Northumbria University
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, January 10, 2018

18th April 2018, Northumbria University

 

BodyWorks takes an interdisciplinary and intersectional approach to representations of bodies, embodiment and sensory experience across literature and culture. In doing so, we welcome responses from a range of disciplines, including cultural studies, literary studies, philosophy, arts, history, education, media, social sciences and medical humanities. Through this breadth of intellectual inquiry, the event aims to draw together a range of approaches and methodologies for exploring various facets of the contemporary shift towards studies of the body and emotions in the humanities.

 

Digital Society and Capitalism

updated: 
Friday, November 17, 2017 - 2:34pm
Palgrave Communications (published by Palgrave Macmillan)
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, April 1, 2018

Digital Society and Capitalism

Editor: Professor Mike Grimshaw (University of Canterbury, New Zealand)

We are inviting article proposals for this special issue to be published in the open access journal Palgrave Communications, published by Palgrave Macmillan (https://www.nature.com/palcomms/).

Separate Spheres and Closed Doors: Recasting Gender and Space

updated: 
Wednesday, November 15, 2017 - 9:06am
GENCAS (Swansea University Centre for Research into Gender, Culture and Society)
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 30, 2017

Separate Spheres & Closed Doors: Recasting Gender and Space

Call for Papers

April 19th-20th 2018

Singleton Abbey, University of Swansea

American Literature Association Conference, May 24-27, 2018 (San Francisco): “Stevens’ Americana”

updated: 
Wednesday, November 15, 2017 - 9:05am
Wallace Stevens Society
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 1, 2017

Robert Frost intended to insult Stevens’ poetry when he called it mere “bric-a-brac,” verses loaded with pretty ornaments of ultimately little concrete value beyond themselves. In the context of American studies, however, “bric-a-brac” (or “Americana,” in our national tradition) often appreciates in critical value over time. This panel proposes to look at items, objects, or elements of Americana in Stevens’ poetry, essays, letters, and/or life. It welcomes presentations that consider the way Stevens uses or abuses American artifacts or lore in his work, as well as those that establish links between Stevens and other writings, cultural products, or ephemera idealized as unique to (or representative of) the American experience.

From Brontë to Bloomsbury Fifth International Conference: Reassessing Women’s Writing of the 1920s and 1930s

updated: 
Tuesday, November 14, 2017 - 9:20am
International Centre for Victorian Women Writers (ICVWW). Canterbury Christ Church University.
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 2, 2018

 

International Centre for Victorian Women Writers (ICVWW)  

From Brontë to Bloomsbury Fifth International Conference:  

 

Reassessing Women’s Writing of the 1920s and 1930s 

 

 

16-17 July 2018

 

Canterbury Christ Church University, Canterbury, UK 

 

 

Essays, Reviews, Interviews and Creative Work in Literature and Film Wanted

updated: 
Tuesday, November 14, 2017 - 9:19am
Cinematic Codes Review / Pennsylvania Literary Journal
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, December 5, 2017

Pennsylvania Literary Journal (ISSN#: 2151-3066) is a printed journal that publishes critical essays, book-reviews, short stories, interviews, photographs, art, poetry, and various other genres. Issues are on sale in print-form through Amazon and other distributors. PLJ is also available through the EBSCO Academic Complete and ProQuest databases in full-text.

Deus Loci: The Lawrence Durrell Journal

updated: 
Friday, November 10, 2017 - 11:12am
Anna Lillios/The International Lawrence Durrell Society
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, February 15, 2018

Deus Loci: The Lawrence Durrell Journal invites submissions of original scholarly articles on the life and work of Lawrence Durrell and his circles, including Henry Miller, Anais Nin, Gerald Durrell, Richard Aldington, George Seferis, Keith Douglas, Bernard Spencer, Olivia Manning, etc.  All critical approaches are welcome, including gender, historical, textual, biographical, and source studies; as well as gender-based, multicultural, ecocritical, and other post-structuralist methods.

 In addition, submissions of short fiction and poetry—in the spirit of Lawrence Durrell and/or the Mediterranean—are also invited.

The Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings Journal of Florida Literature

updated: 
Friday, November 10, 2017 - 11:12am
Anna Lillios/The Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings Society
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 1, 2018

The Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings Journal of Florida Literature seeks academic articles, creative fiction and poetry, and notes in the spirit of or regarding the life of Rawlings, her circle, and other authors who used the state of Florida as a source of creativity. 

The JFL is a peer-reviewed publication sponsored by the Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings Society.

Deadline is January 1, 2018.

For further information, contact Dr. Anna Lillios at Anna@ucf.edu

 

Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings Writing Awards for Graduate and Undergraduate Students

updated: 
Friday, November 10, 2017 - 11:12am
Anna Lillios/Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings Society
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, February 1, 2018

The Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings Society Announces

THE RAWLINGS WRITING AWARD

The Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings Society is sponsoring a writing contest for currentlyenrolledgraduateandundergraduatestudents. Prizesinclude$1,000for graduate students and $500 for undergraduate students. Students are expected to write 1500—3000 words—either a critical essay or a piece of creative work—on a subject related to the works, career, or legacy of Rawlings. They are expected to present their work at the next annual Rawlings conference at the Lakeside Inn, Mt. Dora, April 20-21, 2018.

Contact Dr. Anna Lillios at Anna@ucf.edu for further information. DEADLINE FEBRUARY 1, 2018

   

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