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Mythmoot V Call for Proposals

Monday, November 27, 2017 - 12:12pm
Signum University / Mythgard
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, March 15, 2018

What is Mythmoot V?

Mythmoot V combines academic conference, literary creative meet-up, and fan convention into one event. It creates a space for serious scholarship in fields that are only beginning to be considered in the academic world (such as science fiction, fantasy, horror, gothic, folklore, children’s literature, etc.) in a way that both academics and enthusiasts will appreciate.

Date: June 21-24, 2018
Venue: National Conference Center, Leesburg, VA
Theme: Fantastic Frontiers

Call for Proposals:

Poetic Digression (conference panel for ESSE 2018, Brno)

Monday, November 20, 2017 - 12:11pm
ESSE / Dr. Patrick Hart and Dr. Heather H. Yeung
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 1, 2018


From the parecbasis or ‘stepping away’ of Quintilian to the meandering twists and turns of the ‘loiterly’ work, this panel investigates the many and various modes of digression in poetry, figuring digression as a means through which we can rethink poetic effect - poetry’s grammatical, rhetorical, formal, philosophical, lyric and/or narrative power or force.

We invite proposals for conference papers exploring poetic digression and its effects. Topics for discussion might include, but are by no means limited to the following:

Confluence: A Journal of Interdisciplinary Inquiry

Monday, November 20, 2017 - 12:12pm
Published by the Association of Graduate Liberal Studies Programs
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, December 31, 2018

Confluence is a national, peer-reviewed, interdisciplinary journal published by the Association of

Graduate Liberal Studies Programs (AGLSP) that reflects the best scholarly and creative work

produced within and beyond AGLSP member institutions. Publishing essays, short stories, poetry,

creative nonfiction, and visual art, Confluence stands as a demonstration of and an inspiration to the

kind of interdisciplinary engagement that is constitutive of a liberal education, while emphasizing the

fundamental relations that transcend the boundaries of discipline and form that must be engaged

and explored. Submissions are welcome year-round, and will be reviewed promptly after receipt.


Friday, November 17, 2017 - 2:37pm
Oxford Literary Review
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, December 31, 2018

Call for Papers for Oxford Literary Review 41.1 (July 2019)

ext: writing extinction

Imagine thinking about extinction, starting from ext and extending, textually and extra-textually, and coming back to the raw, more-or-other-than-death thought, perhaps unthinkable, of extinction.

ext would suggest the perhaps for now truncated name of something needing thinking, a thought without a thinker, that would be more than a thought—extinction, textuality, extravagant thinking of the effects of a vanishing without trace, that we can’t face.

Global Challenges: Borders, Populism and the Postcolonial Condition

Friday, November 17, 2017 - 2:37pm
Linnaeus University, Sweden
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 15, 2018

LNUC Concurrences, Linnaeus University, June 14-16, 2018. Sweden

Global Challenges: Borders, Populism and the Postcolonial Condition is an interdisciplinary

conference that brings together scholars in Critical Theory, Cultural Studies, History and Postcolonial

and Decolonial Studies. Confirmed keynote speakers are Dominick LaCapra, Carolyn Dean,

Boaventura de Sousa Santos, and Gurminder Bhambra. The conference considers current global

challenges in the light of the international development of the past 10 years. 2008 was the time when

the invasion of Iraq ground to a definitive halt, the global financial crisis unfolded, triggering a tactic of

Kate Chopin International Society Presentations at the American Literature Association Conference

Friday, November 17, 2017 - 2:36pm
Kate Chopin International Society
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, January 16, 2018

The Kate Chopin International Society is seeking individual proposals for two sponsored panels at the 2018 American Literature Association conference in San Francisco, May 24-27, 2018. The first panel, a roundtable on "Teaching Kate Chopin," seeks short (seven-to eight-minute) papers/remarks that address an aspect of or strategy for teaching Chopin’s life or work. Proposals should include a title, your name and affiliation, and a paragraph about your proposed remarks. The second panel seeks proposals relating to any aspect of Chopin’s life or work.

Call for Submissions

Friday, November 17, 2017 - 2:35pm
Culture, Theory and Critique
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, November 1, 2020

Culture, Theory and Critique invites original full-length article submissions for its upcoming open issues.

Culture, Theory and Critique is a refereed, interdisciplinary journal for the transformation and development of critical theories in the humanities and social sciences. It aims to critique and reconstruct theories by interfacing them with one another and by relocating them in new sites and conjunctures.

Matter(s) of Fact

Friday, November 17, 2017 - 11:16am
Western University
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, January 3, 2018




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Matter(s) of Fact

20th Annual Graduate Student Conference presented by the Graduate Programs in Comparative Literature, Hispanic Studies, and Theory & Criticism at Western University

March 15-17, 2018

Abstract submission deadline: January 3, 2018

Different Lives. Global Perspectives on Biography in Public Cultures and Societies

Friday, November 17, 2017 - 2:34pm
Biography Institute/ Biography Society
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, December 20, 2017

On September 19-21, 2018, the Biography Institute of the University of Groningen will host a conference designed to take a look beyond our own borders and delve deeper into the question of how the art of biography is practiced in other parts of the world. Biographers from different continents will gather to examine the ways in which their foreign colleagues practice their craft and discuss the cultural perspectives that guide biographers in their approach to the infinite complexity of the other.

BodyWorks: A Conference on Corporeal Representation

Friday, November 17, 2017 - 11:16am
Northumbria University
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, January 10, 2018

18th April 2018, Northumbria University


BodyWorks takes an interdisciplinary and intersectional approach to representations of bodies, embodiment and sensory experience across literature and culture. In doing so, we welcome responses from a range of disciplines, including cultural studies, literary studies, philosophy, arts, history, education, media, social sciences and medical humanities. Through this breadth of intellectual inquiry, the event aims to draw together a range of approaches and methodologies for exploring various facets of the contemporary shift towards studies of the body and emotions in the humanities.