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Family Portraits: Representing the Contemporary North-American Family

Monday, March 26, 2018 - 9:05am
Université Jean Monnet, Saint-Etienne
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, April 23, 2018

Family Portraits: Representing the Contemporary North-American Family


Thursday 27 and Friday 28 September 2018

International conference

Université Jean Monnet, Saint-Etienne (CELEC)



Modernist legacies in contemporary theory

Monday, March 26, 2018 - 9:04am
Jesse Wolfe
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, April 5, 2018

CFP 2018 Modernist Studies Association conference (“Graphic Modernisms”)

Columbus, Ohio, November 8-11

Deadline for submissions: Thursday, April 5, 2018

T.S. Eliot and Psychoanalysis

Monday, March 26, 2018 - 9:03am
Modernist Studies Association (MSA) 2018
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, April 3, 2018

Eliot scholars might look askance at the idea that his poetic vision was at any point influenced by psychoanalysis.  Just two months before The Waste Land was published, after all, he ridiculed psychoanalysis as “a dubious and contentious branch of science” and predicted an imminent demise for what he dubbed the “psychoanalytic type” of novel.  Still, there is plenty to suggest his appreciation for the literary critical and poetic powers enabled by psychoanalysis.  The Waste Land was first published in the Criterion’s inaugural issue, and as editor of the journal Eliot also included a review by Hesse identifying Freud as a major influence on German poetry and declaring his “psychology of the unconscious” a good foundation for ar

Nordic Irish Studies journal - articles for 2018 regular issue (05/15/2018)

Friday, March 23, 2018 - 11:17am
Dalarna University, Sweden
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Nordic Irish Studies is looking for submissions on any aspect within the field of Irish Studies for its 2018 regular issue (December 2018). Nordic Irish Studies is a peer-reviewed journal. It is listed in MLA, JSTOR, EBSCO-Host databases and in the European Research Index for the Humanities and Social Sciences, ERIH PLUS.


Special Issue "Entangled Narratives: History, Gender and the Gothic"

Thursday, March 22, 2018 - 9:14am
Gina Wisker (University of Brighton) and Anya Heise-von der Lippe (Universität Tübingen)
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, April 30, 2018

The Gothic is a "negative aesthetic" (Botting 2014, 1). It influences a plethora of cultural phenomena from literature and other media to fashion and music. It is also an ever-shifting framework of creative expressions and critical approaches, which has a tendency to reinvent itself and adapt to new cultural circumstances. The Gothic troubles the familiar, replaces complacency with dis-ease, offering rich opportunities for new explorations and expressions of seeming fixities, interpretations of history, certainties of gendered identity.

Career Construction Theory and Life Writing - Special Edition of 'Life Writing'

Thursday, March 22, 2018 - 9:24am
Hywel Dix, Bournemouth University
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, July 31, 2018

Over the last twenty years, a new form of career counselling practice has emerged, one that Mark Savickas (Career Counselling, 2011) refers to as career construction theory. Where earlier forms of vocational guidance utilised aptitude tests, statistical profiling and other forms of quantitative analysis, career construction takes a far more qualitative approach to employment counselling. By encouraging clients to see their careers as stories of which they are both the metaphorical authors and the main protagonists, career construction counsellors enable them to envisage the next chapter in those stories.

DEADLINE EXTENDED: MSA 2018: Modernism and Religious Visual Culture

Thursday, March 22, 2018 - 9:20am
Jack Dudley
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, April 1, 2018

This proposed panel for the Modernist Studies Association’s 2018 conference in Columbus, Ohio, November 8-11, seeks to expand on recent work in modernism and religion—from Pericles Lewis, Justin Neuman, and Matthew Mutter, among others—by exploring how modernist writers responded to, incorporated, or shaped religious visual culture, defined broadly. If modernist literary production was much more concerned with questions of religion than past scholarship has allowed, what role did religious visual culture play in shaping that engagement? Did modernist writers adapt or incorporate the religious visual culture of the early twentieth century? Did they shape it or produce new examples of it themselves?

Participants for "Narratives of Property in British History" NACBS Panel

Thursday, March 22, 2018 - 9:16am
Agnes Burt, Phd Candidate, Boston University
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, March 27, 2018



Historians have long recognized the central relationship between property ownership and political participation in Britain. As many have acknowledged, throughout the nineteenth century, men’s ability to vote was based on fulfilling a property qualification; even women’s enfranchisement in 1918 still carried property requirements.