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Why Do Animal Studies?: The Turn to the Quasi-, Post-, Anti-, Non-, Para-

Monday, January 29, 2018 - 5:54pm
University of Chicago
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, February 12, 2018



 Why Do Animal Studies?: The Turn to the Quasi-, Post-, Anti-, Non-, Para-


A Reprise of the 2014 Conference,

Thursday, April 26 and Friday, April 27, 2018,

at The University of Chicago and Northwestern University,


with a Keynote Performance by

Adam Zaretsky (Marist College)


and a Roundtable on the Future of Animal Studies feat.

Chapter Proposals for "Ecofeminist Science Fiction"

Saturday, January 20, 2018 - 5:18pm
D. A. Vakoch / METI
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, February 1, 2018

Chapter proposals are invited for an edited volume titled Ecofeminist Science Fiction. Interested authors should send a 300-word abstract, 200-word biography, and sample of a previously published chapter or article to by February 1, 2018. Proposers will be notified about whether their submissions are accepted for the book by February 15, 2018. For accepted proposals, first drafts of full chapters (5,000 words) are due by June 1, 2018, and final versions are due August 1, 2018.

Confirmed chapters for Ecofeminist Science Fiction include the following:

DEADLINE EXTENDED: LANGUAGE, LITERATURE, AND EMOTIONS: 7th International Conference on Language and Literary Studies

Monday, April 2, 2018 - 5:17pm
Alfa BK University (Belgrade, Serbia)
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, April 10, 2018

The Faculty of Foreign Languages (Alfa BK University in Belgrade) is glad to announce its Seventh International Conference on Language and Literary Studies, which will be held on 18–19 May 2018.

Conference programme will include a keynote lecture by Prof. Daniel Dejica from Politehnica University of Timisoara, titled "A Historical and Emotional View into the Evolution of the Translation Profession," another keynote lecture by the renowned author Laura Barna, "The Coloring of Words," and a projection of The Motel in the Well movie (2016) by Sara Rajaei and Neva Lukic.   

"Embodiment and Charlotte Perkins Gilman" ALA 2018

Thursday, December 14, 2017 - 2:57pm
Charlotte Perkins Gilman Society
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, December 31, 2017

American Literature Association (ALA) 28th Annual Conference--May 24-28, 2018--San Francisco, California

"Embodiment and Charlotte Perkins Gilman"

English Literature since 1900

Thursday, December 14, 2017 - 12:08pm
Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, March 15, 2018

Literature during the years between the World Wars reflected the angst, chaos, and turmoil of modernity.  Psychoanalysis gave rise to the diagnoses of "hysteria" and "Shell-shocked."  Individuals struggled with political and economic instability.  The Influenza pandemic spread fear as millions succumbed to the infection.  Artists captured this period of turbulent historical and cultural change through their prose and poems.  The Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association's panel on "English Literature since 1900" seeks papers that explore the connections of medicine, psychoanalysis, and science, in modernist texts.  Primarily, how does the artist use his/her personal relationships with doctors, scientists, and/or psychologists to create images that reflec

“Tracing Non-Human Agency in Literatures in English”

Tuesday, April 24, 2018 - 3:42am
Heinrich-Heine-University Düsseldorf, Germany
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, July 31, 2018

“Tracing Non-Human Agency in Literatures in English”

15.11.2018-17.11. 2018, Heinrich-Heine-University Düsseldorf, Germany

Just Representations: Interdisciplinary Approaches to Justice in World Literature

Wednesday, January 31, 2018 - 2:26pm
York University English Graduate Students Association
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, February 18, 2018


Just Representations: Interdisciplinary Approaches to Justice in World Literature

Conference Date: May 4-5, 2018
Conference Location: York University, Toronto, Canada Call

NEW Deadline: February 18, 2018

“Universalism is implicated in both imperial schemes to control the world and liberatory mobilizations for justice and empowerment.”
-Anna Tsing

DEADLINE EXTENDED: Histories of the Future: Proto-Science Fiction from the Victorian Era to the Radium Age

Saturday, March 3, 2018 - 8:59am
Ivy Roberts, Virginia Commonwealth University
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, March 25, 2018

UPDATE: Seeking critical essays on early 20th-century SF


Call for papers: Histories of the Future: Proto-Science Fiction from the Victorian Era to the Radium Age

This anthology of proto-SF seeks critical essays that situate stories in their cultural and historical contexts.

In particular, we are looking for responses to early 20th century “pulp” SF (written before 1923), including but not limited to: