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Wednesday, October 5, 2016 - 10:05am
The Institute of English and American Studies of the University of Gdańsk; The Polish Association for the Study of English; The Polish Society for the Study of European Romanticism
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, January 31, 2017

We hope to stimulate academic research and discussion around the theme of cognition, in relation to language (including language teaching), literature, translation and culture. In every aspect of our lives we make judgments and assessments and encounter judgments and assessments made by others, without necessarily examining closely the perspectives, methodologies or theoretical assumptions on which these judgments are based. What established procedures and canons of seeing and understanding govern the way we teach, the way we translate, or the direction of our research in any given area? Is there a need for these procedures or canons to be revised, modified or even abandoned altogether?

Animal Utterance

Tuesday, October 4, 2016 - 10:03am
University of Bristol
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 16, 2016



Invited Speakers: 

Gillian Beer (Professor of English, University of Cambridge), 

David Rothenberg (Professor of Music and Philosophy, New Jersey Institute of Technology),

 Hugh Haughton (Professor of English, University of York), 

W. Tecumseh Fitch (Professor of Cognitive Biology, University of Vienna), 

Stephanie Kuduk Weiner (Professor of English, Wesleyan University), 

Johan J. Bolhuis (Professor of Cognitive Neurobiology, University of Cambridge), 

BFS Journal 17

Monday, September 26, 2016 - 11:06am
The British Fantasy Society
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, December 31, 2016

BFS Journal 17 is due out in January/Feburary.

The journal is a mix of articles and is keen to accept submissions from people who want to write about fantasy, horror and science fiction. Our focus is primarily the former, but our readers have interests across all three genres.

Academic articles for the BFS Journal should be between 2500 and 6000 words. We prefer nearer the former, as this is about the size of a conference paper. References in the text should be (Author, Date of Edition: Page Number) with a full publication listing for the bibliography given for each article at the end. Please don't use footnotes in your submissions.

submission deadline extended: THE ANATOMY OF LOVE: issue 14 of [sic] - a journal of literature, culture and literary translation

Wednesday, February 1, 2017 - 8:11pm
[sic] - a journal of literature, culture and literary translation, University of Zadar, Croatia
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, February 14, 2017

[sic] – a journal of literature, culture and literary translation
University of Zadar
Obala kralja Petra Krešimira IV. br 2
23000 Zadar

Call for Papers for issue 14 of [sic]:THE ANATOMY OF LOVE

Book History

Monday, September 19, 2016 - 10:08am
College English Association
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, November 1, 2016

The College English Association, a gathering of scholar-teachers in English studies, welcomes proposals for presentations for our 48th annual conference. The conference will be held in Hilton Head, South Carolina from March 30 to April 1, 2017. 

The 2017 theme is "Islands" and CEA invites papers and panels that address the idea of the island.  How are islands in literature and film, as in life, places of desperate refuge and welcome escape?  What respites do they provide? Are islands imagined utopias, or do they offer only barriers and isolation?  Finally, is the study of composition, film, language, literature, and writing, a kind of island amidst the tempest of the current attack on the humanities?

ACLA 2017: The Transnational Markets of Literary and Artistic Nationalisms in the Long 19th Century

Thursday, September 15, 2016 - 10:58am
Levente T. Szabó
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 23, 2016

CfP: The Transnational Markets of Literary and Artistic Nationalisms in the Long 19th Century


Proposed seminar for the Annual Meeting of the American Comparative Literature Association at Utrecht, The Netherlands, July 6-9, 2017

Organizer: Levente T. Szabó (Babes-Bolyai University, Romania),


Romanticism Takes to the Hills, Saturday 29th April 2017

Thursday, September 15, 2016 - 10:59am
Edge Hill University
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 9, 2017

Building on the success of our 2016 symposium, ‘Edgy Romanticism / Romanticism on Edge’, Romanticism @ Edge Hill University brings you: Romanticism Takes to the Hills!


Keynote Speaker: Prof. Tim Fulford, De Montfort University


The Oswald Review

Thursday, August 31, 2017 - 2:11pm
University of South Carolina, Aiken
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, March 1, 2018

The Oswald Review is an international, refereed journal of undergraduate criticism and research in the discipline of English. Published annually, The Oswald Review accepts submissions from undergraduates in this country and abroad (with a professor’s endorsement).

Sea Crossings: The Sea in Literature and Film

Thursday, September 15, 2016 - 11:01am
College English Association - Caribbean Chapter
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, December 15, 2016

The Caribbean Chapter of the College English Association (CEA-CC) is a part of the network of 20 affiliates that form the national College English Association (CEA), a professional organization of teacher-scholars founded in the United States in 1939. Primarily based on the island of Puerto Rico, the CEA-CC has promoted the study and research of the various fields that fall under the umbrella of “English” for over forty years. In addition to themes related to education, the conferences hosted by the CEA-CC have focused on themes related to literature and cultural studies. The subject of the March (10th & 11th) 2017 symposium is “Sea Crossings” We invite papers that connect the ocean with the field of English. Topics include but are not limited to: