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Contemporary Media and Politics

updated: 
Friday, February 17, 2017 - 1:33pm
ANTAE: A Journal for the Interspaces of English Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, July 15, 2017

Contemporary Media and Politics

 

‘There is no name for this: we read this as a truism. What is unnameable here is not some ineffable being that cannot be approached by a name; like God for example. What is unnameable is the play that brings about the nominal effects, the relatively unitary or atomic structures we call names, or chains of substitutions for names. In these, for example, the nominal effect of “difference” is itself involved, carried off, and reinscribed, just as the false beginning or end of a game is still part of the game, a function of the system’

-          Jacques Derrida, “Difference”

‘Brexit means Brexit’

MLA 2018 Roundtable: The Future(s) of Literary Biography

updated: 
Friday, February 17, 2017 - 1:28pm
Todd Goddard / Utah Valley University
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, March 15, 2017

One doesn't need to look hard to find someone declaring the "end of biography" generally, and in light of the various challenges posed by critical theory, perhaps literary biography is in an even more precarious position. Likewise, it seems clear that the academy generally devalues the efforts of life writers. This roundtable will consider the current state and future(s) of literary biography, in and out of the academy.  Send 250 word abstract by March 15th.

Wreck Park Literary Journal: Submissions Due by March 31

updated: 
Tuesday, February 14, 2017 - 2:18pm
Wreck Park: A Journal of Interesting Literatures and Interested Criticism
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 31, 2017

Wreck Park

A Journal of Interesting Literature and Interested Criticism

 

CFP: Speculative Visions (Invisible Culture, Issue 27)

updated: 
Tuesday, February 14, 2017 - 2:18pm
Invisible Culture
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, March 1, 2017

For its twenty-seventh issue, InVisible Culture: An Electronic Journal for Visual Culture invites scholarly articles and creative works that address the complex and multiple meanings of speculative visions.

The last decade has seen a rise in popularity among science fiction, fantasy, and horror. These genres encourage the capacity to imagine post-human bodies, extraordinary worlds, techno-utopias, and claustrophobic spaces of violence. In their reliance upon the imagination, these speculative visions provide a space to consider contradictions and a carnivalesque interaction between popular culture and critical theory.

Connecting the Dots: Museums and Comics

updated: 
Monday, February 13, 2017 - 12:03pm
Nhora Serrano/MLA Forum on Comics and Graphic Narratives
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, March 12, 2017

Connecting the Dots: Museums and Comics 

 

Volume 5

updated: 
Friday, February 10, 2017 - 11:54am
Double Helix: A Journal of Critical Thinking and Writing
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 31, 2017

Double Helix: A Journal of Critical Thinking and Writing invites submissions for Volume 5.  The deadline for this volume is 3/31/17, but this is also an open call for subsequent volumes as well.

Double Helix publishes work addressing linkages between critical thinking and writing, in and across the disciplines, and it is especially interested in pieces that explore and report on connections between pedagogical theory and classroom practice. The journal also invites proposals from potential guest editors for specially themed volumes that fall within its focus and scope.

Hong Kong Studies - a new bilingual, interdisciplinary academic journal seeks submissions

updated: 
Saturday, February 18, 2017 - 2:20am
Hong Kong Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Submissions are solicited for the inaugural issue of Hong Kong Studies. Hong Kong Studies is the first bilingual academic journal to focus on Hong Kong from an interdisciplinary arts and cultural studies perspective. Published by the Chinese University of Hong Kong Press, the journal will launch in 2017. The editors believe that the timely expansion of the field of Hong Kong Studies warrants a journal of its own, in order to provide a focused platform for facilitating exchange between different disciplines and viewpoints in relation to Hong Kong.

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