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Representations of Home 2

Thursday, March 23, 2017 - 10:44am
University of Lisbon Centre for English Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, May 15, 2017

Conflict and/or (Be)longing: Thinking with Stories and Images
Venue: School of Arts and Humanities, University of Lisbon, 16-17 November 2017

People not only think about stories; far more consequentially, people think with stories.
Arthur W. Frank, Letting Stories Breathe: A Socio-Narratology, 2010: 47.

Deadline Approaching:Postcolonial Interventions, Vol. II, Issue 2 (June 2017)

Monday, March 20, 2017 - 1:29pm
Postcolonial Interventions: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Postcolonial Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, April 7, 2017

A.K. Ramanujan in a poem entitled “Small-scale Reflections on a Great House” had mused, “Sometimes I think that nothing/that ever comes into this house/goes out. Things come in every day/to lose themselves among other things/lost long ago among/other things lost long ago”. The description may seem oddly apt for the field of postcolonial studies which continues to search for new shores even as some of the concerns of the past begin to fade with the inevitable processes of history. Even as the field remains committed to a quest for emancipation from violence and discrimination and deprivation, caused by the forces of race, class, gender, sexuality and a number of other factors, the modalities continue to change and the boundaries begin to blur.

H2O: Life and Death (15-16 September, 2017)

Monday, March 20, 2017 - 1:29pm
J. M. Coetzee Centre fore Creative Practice (University of Adelaide, Australia)
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, May 16, 2017


Life and Death


15 & 16 September, 2017

An interdisciplinary conference organised by the J. M. Coetzee Centre for Creative Practice, University of Adelaide (Australia)


Call for Submissions

Waters are contested entities that are currently at the centre of most scientific discussions about sustainability. Discourse around water management underlines both the serious absence and devastating overabundance of water: rising sea levels compete against desertification; hurricanes and floods follow periods of prolonged drought.  

Global Morrison

Monday, March 20, 2017 - 1:29pm
Dr. Justine Baillie, University of Greenwich London
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, April 24, 2017

Call for Conference Papers

‘Global Morrison’

University of Greenwich, London

27th and 28th June 2017


Conference Coordinator: Dr. Justine Baillie, University of Greenwich, London


Wreck Park Journal is Accepting Essays and Reviews

Friday, March 17, 2017 - 4:18pm
Wreck Park Journal
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 31, 2017

Wreck Park is an international journal run out of Binghamton, New York. The journal publishes poetry, criticism, and interviews, and is particularly interested in conceptual frameworks and developments that set to disrupt canonical and standardized discourses of the contemporary academic and literary landscapes. Wreck Park welcomes authors, poets, researchers, and thinkers whose work reflects an interrogation of engendered norms and traditions within societies, cultures, intellectual circles, and beyond.

Research Papers on World Literature

Friday, March 17, 2017 - 1:33pm
Impressions : A Bi-Annual Refereed Journal of English Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, June 30, 2017

ImpressionsA Bi-Annual Refereed Journal of English StudiesISSN 0974-892X
 Dear Readers,


The latest issue of Impressions  (Vol. XI, Issue I, January 2017) is now accessible at

Flann O’Brien: Intersections of Form and Identity

Thursday, March 16, 2017 - 10:43am
International Flann O'Brien Society
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, July 1, 2017

Call for Papers


Intersections of Form and Identity

The Parish Review: The Journal of the International Flann O’Brien Society 4.2


New Directions in the History of Rhetoric

Thursday, March 16, 2017 - 10:43am
National Communication Association / American Society for the History of Rhetoric
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, March 27, 2017

What are some new directions in the history of rhetoric? What avenues of rhetorical history remain unexplored or underexplored? What new methodologies or theories should historians of rhetoric make special use of? This panel solicits papers that address these and related questions, and particularly papers that address how new directions in the history of rhetoric speak to the relevance of rhetorical studies. This is a proposed ASHR session for NCA 2017, which will be held in Dallas on November 16-19, 2017. Please send a cv and a 250-word abstract to Brandon Katzir ( by March 27. 

Empire, Capital, & Transnational Resistance

Wednesday, March 15, 2017 - 2:11pm
CAPPE | Centre for Applied Philosophy, Politics, & Ethics
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, April 10, 2017

CAPPE (Centre for Applied Philosophy, Politics, & Ethics)University of Brighton, UK Giving Life To PoliticsThe Work of Adriana Cavarero19th June - 21st June 2017 Keynote SpeakersAdriana CavareroJudith ButlerBonnie Honnig Adriana Cavarero has been at the forefront of political and feminist philosophy for the past four decades. She works at the interstices of political philosophy, sexual difference theory, post-structuralism, literature and classical thought.

[UPDATE] Figuring Race: Special issue of The Comparatist

Wednesday, March 15, 2017 - 2:12pm
Zahi Zalloua / The Comparatist
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, April 1, 2017

Call for Papers: Special Issue, The Comparatist
Topic: Figuring Race
General Editor: Zahi Zalloua (Whitman College)

We welcome contributions that examine the notion of race in comparative studies and literary theory. How do we imagine, represent, and construct race today? What role does race play in the Humanities? How do we talk about race in an ideologically color blind society? How does racial difference relate to other type of differences? Can we foreground race while avoiding both the pitfalls of identity politics and the depoliticization of race by neoliberalism? Topics of interest could include:

Black Lives Matter

Critical Race Theory

Solidarity Movements