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African Literary Criticism Online

Tuesday, January 30, 2018 - 3:52pm
The Africa since 1990 Forum of the MLA
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, March 15, 2018

Ref. MLA 2019: African Literary Criticism Online

The 2019 MLA Annual Convention in Chicago, Jan 3-6, 2019

 Summary Call

African Literary Criticism Online. Discussions about the emergence of online criticism as a site for understanding knowledge production in/about Africa. Send 250 word abstracts and a one-page CV before March 15 to Naminata Diabate, with ‘MLA PANEL” in subject line.

 Expanded Call

Horizons of Sexual Difference

Tuesday, January 30, 2018 - 3:39pm
The Luce Irigaray Circle
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, March 1, 2018

9th Meeting of The Luce Irigaray Circle
Call for Papers

Horizons of Sexual Difference:

work on or inspired by Luce Irigaray

June 14-16, 2018


The gestures and words that we have to invent will be appropriate therefore to an opening outside the horizon of the identical, of the similar, of the familiar to one alone.   —Luce Irigaray


Keynote Speakers

Mary K. Bloodsworth-Lugo
Department of Critical Culture, Gender & Race Studies
Washington State University

Rachel Jones
Department of Philosophy
George Mason University

American Drama’s Ethical Transactions

Tuesday, January 30, 2018 - 3:26pm
The American Theatre and Drama Society and Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, March 1, 2018

This panel will consider how twentieth century American plays define, operationalize, register, and/or critique ethical discourse. Is there an “ethics” of the twentieth century play? What people, places, and things are left out of this ethical discourse? For example, in asking ethical questions, some projects may wish to consider how American drama resists, and/or encodes, power relations. Research here may also be mindful of how specific American plays, masters, and movements help us to ask difficult questions rather than seek easier answers.

CFP: SFRA 2018 (Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI; Sunday, July 1 through Wednesday, July 4, 2018)

Tuesday, January 30, 2018 - 3:22pm
Science Fiction Research Association
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 30, 2018




Sunday, July 1- Wednesday, July 4, 2018

Marquette University (Milwaukee, WI)


Conference Theme: The Future of Labor



Peter Frase (author of Four Futures)

Rebekah Sheldon (author of The Child to Come)


Fascination, a special journal issue

Tuesday, January 30, 2018 - 3:19pm
Postmodern Culture
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, June 1, 2019

“On Fascination”: A Special Issue of Postmodern Culture

Ed. Mikko Tuhkanen, Texas A&M University

Call for papers


What remains of postmodernity?

Tuesday, January 30, 2018 - 2:32pm
Forma. Revista d’Estudis Comparatius (Pompeu Fabra University)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, April 20, 2018

Forma. Revista d’Estudis Comparatius has the honor to present the new call for papers for its seventeenth number, titled

What remains of postmodernity?

Disability Studies and Ecocriticism: Critical and Creative Intersections

Tuesday, January 30, 2018 - 10:01am
Studies in the Humanities
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, March 1, 2018

This CFP calls for critical essays and creative works that address the intersection of disability studies and ecocriticism, or disability and the environment. In terms of critical essays, we will consider analyses of novels, poetry, comics, dance, art, and movies. We will also consider creative works (including creative nonfiction, poetry, and fiction) that center on an exploration of the relationship(s) between disability and the environment.

Ecology of Bad Ideas

Tuesday, January 30, 2018 - 9:59am
Drain Magazine
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, June 1, 2018

Drain invites submissions for its upcoming edition: Ecology of Bad Ideas

Call for Entries

“There is an ecology of bad ideas, just as there is an ecology of weeds, and its characteristic of the system that basic error propagates itself.” – Gregory Bateson, Pathologies of Epistemology, 1971

Monstrosity and the Topography of Fear

Monday, February 26, 2018 - 7:13pm
Society for Comparative Literature and the Arts
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, May 20, 2018

2018 Conference of The Society for Comparative Literature and the Arts

“Monstrosity and the Topography of Fear”

October 18th-20th

Sam Houston State University, Houston/The Woodlands, Texas