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Public Policy: Experiences and Policy Transfers among Various Cultural Backgrounds

Friday, August 2, 2019 - 11:15am
Warsaw School of Economics, Poland
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, February 20, 2020

The “Journal of Public Policy Studies” published by the Warsaw School of Economics, Poland, is proud to announce the Call for Papers to a forthcoming Special Issue entitled:
Public Policy: Experiences and Policy Transfers among Various Cultural Backgrounds” (

ICMS Kalamazoo 2020 (Roundtable): Unforthcoming Texts, Unsatisfying Encounters

Monday, July 29, 2019 - 2:00pm
Yale Department of English Medieval Colloquium
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, September 10, 2019

The Yale Department of English Medieval Colloquium & Scriptorium working group are pleased to present two panels and a roundtable that have grown out of our conversations with speakers and faculty over the previous year (See our other listings for additional panels). For panels, we invite papers of 15 to 20 minutes and for the roundtable we invite 5-7 minute remarks on the topic. If you are uncertain as to your proposed paper’s fit for the panels, please contact us. While our colloquium represents the Department of English at Yale, we are interdisciplinary in outlook and composition and welcome papers from all medieval-interested disciplines and that cover topics beyond texts in Anglo-Saxon and Middle English.

Mad Scholars Anthology

Saturday, August 17, 2019 - 5:39pm
Mad Scholar Collective
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, August 30, 2019

Recently, there has been an avalanche of news articles about spikes in mental illness on campus. Seminal works like Margaret Price's Mad at School (2011) have begun to expose the ableism inherent in the university and prompted more open discussion surrounding the politics of disclosure.

As interest in this crucial topic grows, we are seeking out academics with psychiatric disorders and disabilities to contribute chapters to an essay collection on Mad Scholars, showcasing personal perspectives and professional experiences from across disciplines and career stages.

NeMLA 2020 Roundtable: They Say Alt-Ac, We Say Fight Back! Organizing for a Future in Academia and Beyond

Monday, July 15, 2019 - 12:50pm
Northeast Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, September 30, 2019

The current “crisis” in the academic job market was already unfolding a decade before many recent PhDs were even born. The pages of publications like the Chronicle of Higher Education are littered with grim reports on the state of the profession, jeremiads against adjunctification, glib inducements to go “alt-ac,” elegies for those lost to the academy, and of course, “quit lit” testimonials by scholars who have said goodbye to the tenure-track job market. Talk is cheap, but organizing gets the goods. Accordingly, this roundtable will explore how members of academia’s army of surplus labor are responding to this situation and what alternative futures they are already working toward. 

CFP: Special Issue of Pedagogy on Undergraduate Research

Monday, July 1, 2019 - 12:37pm
Kristine Johnson
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, August 15, 2019

Call for Proposals: Special Issue of PedagogyUndergraduate Research as a Future of English StudiesGuest Editors: Kristine Johnson and J. Michael Rifenburg

2 CfPs for NeMLA Convention, March 5-8, 2020, Boston, MA

Friday, June 28, 2019 - 9:35am
Kathryn Bastin (Eckerd College) & Erin Myers (Indiana University)
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, September 30, 2019

Dear Colleagues,It is with great pleasure that we announce two sessions for NeMLA’s 51st Annual Convention to be held in Boston, MA on March 5-8, 2020. Please find the CfPs below; abstracts may be submitted by September 30, 2019 via the links provided. Feel free to disseminate this invitation and send any questions to the organizers Erin Myers and Kate Bastin ( and Thank you for your consideration!


Vegetative/Meditative States and Other Lessons from Plants in Early Modern Literature and Culture (Seminar)