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[Update] Supernatural Studies Fall/Winter General Issue

Wednesday, August 28, 2013 - 12:41pm
Supernatural Studies Association

Supernatural Studies (ISSN 2325-4866), a peer-reviewed journal, calls for submissions for the Fall/Winter 2013 issue; submissions are due October 1. We welcome articles on any aspect of the representation of the supernatural. Email all submissions to the journal editors: Please note that this call is for general submissions; there are also special issue CFPs available.

The journal focuses on representations of the supernatural in popular culture, including (but not limited to) art, literature, film, and television. We welcome any approach, but request that authors minimize jargon associated with any single-discipline studies.

Edited book: Hard Times and Popular Culture - Call for contributions

Tuesday, August 27, 2013 - 2:59pm
Claire O'Callaghan/ University of Leicester


Edited by Helen Davies and Claire O'Callaghan

"I said pretend you've got no money, she just laughed and said oh you're so funny. I said yeah? Well I can't see anyone else smiling in here." ("Common People", Pulp)

"I decree today that life Is simply taking and not giving England is mine - it owes me a living" ("Still Ill", The Smiths)

"Folks don't laugh so loud when you've a grand in your back pocket." (The Full Monty)

UPDATE Call for Papers from the quint 09/15/13

Tuesday, August 27, 2013 - 1:01pm
the quint: an interdisciplinary quarterly from the north

call for papers

The quint's twentieth issue is issuing a call for theoretically informed and historically grounded submissions of scholarly interest—as well as creative writing, original art, interviews, and reviews of books.  The deadline for this call is 15th June 2013—but please note that we accept manu/digi-scripts at any time.

All contributions accompanied by a short biography will be forwarded to a member of the editorial board. Manuscripts must not be previously published or submitted for publication elsewhere while being reviewed by the quint's editors or outside readers.

UPDATE Women and Outlawry (2), ICMS, Kalamazoo, May 8-11, 2014

Tuesday, August 27, 2013 - 10:51am
Alexander L. Kaufman, Valerie B. Johnson / International Association for Robin Hood Studies

We invite abstracts (300-500 words) for 15-20 minute paper presentations for the following two sessions, sponsored by the International Association for Robin Hood Studies (IARHS), at the 49th International Congress on Medieval Studies, Kalamazoo, MI, May 8-11, 2014 . Please send abstracts (300-500 words) and completed Participant Information Forms (link below) by September 15, 2013, to Alexander L. Kaufman ( and Valerie B. (

Women and Outlawry: I. Historical Female Outlaws in the Middle Ages:

African Literature: the Past, the Present and the Future

Tuesday, August 27, 2013 - 7:59am
Department of Foreign Languages, University of Uyo, Nigeria

African Literature: the Past, the Present and the Future
A Festschrift for
Joseph Nwabueze OBINAJU

Well researched articles are invited from scholars interested in the celebration of an erudite academic –Professor Joseph N. Obinaju – for his enormous contributions in learning and teaching of literature and literary criticism in the University of Uyo and in Nigeria in general.

[UPDATE] CFP for the Journal of Cross-cultural Studies

Monday, August 26, 2013 - 11:37am
Center for Cross-cultural Studies of National Chengchi University, Taiwan

Cross-cultural Studies is an international peer-reviewed journal published by Center for Cross-cultural Studies of National Chengchi University, Taipei, Taiwan, and has been indexed in the THCI (Taiwan Humanities Citation Index). It is published biannually and covers Chinese and English publications. The journal has been devoted to offering inter-disciplinary perspectives on cultural/cross-cultural issues and engaging in academic discussions since 2008. For more information about the journal, please visit the website as follows: