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'Poetry in the Making': 8th International Ted Hughes Conference

Friday, November 3, 2017 - 3:28pm
Cardiff University, UK
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, March 31, 2018

This is an open call for papers for the 8th International Ted Hughes Conference. This conference seeks to explore new ways of reading Hughes’s work as well as delving deeper into rich established veins of scholarly research. The conference welcomes abstracts on any Hughes topic. Please send an abstract of 300 words with a short bio to Carrie Smith at by March 31st 2018.

Suggested topics include but are not limited to:

The literary afterlives of Hughes

Birthday Letters 20 years on

Dialogues with Hughes: literary friendships

Hughes and folklore

Hughes and medievalism

Hughes’s bestiary

Hughes’s prose

FINAL REMINDER: Il Parlaggio - new issue 2018

Sunday, December 10, 2017 - 12:58pm
Edizioni Sinestesie (Italy)
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, January 4, 2018



This section of the academic journal “Sinestesieonline” is open to contributions about theatre and performing arts in all historical ages, forms and variations, in English, Italian and foreign languages.

“Il Parlaggio” is the name created by Gabriele d’Annunzio for the amphitheatre in Vittoriale – a place of empathy, a cradle of emotions, a crossroads of cultures, a connection between antiquity and contemporaneity, an emblem of the “neverending show”.

CFP: Digital Humanities panel at ALA 2018 (Digital Americanists Society)

Friday, November 3, 2017 - 3:24pm
Digital Americanists
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 15, 2018

Digital Americanists Panel at ALA 2018

The Digital Americanists Society solicits abstracts (c. 250 words) for papers to be included in the Society’s pre-arranged session at the 2018 American Literature Association Conference (San Francisco, May 24-27, 2018).

We are especially interested in submissions focusing on data-sets, texts, archives, tools or projects/methodologies that deal with intersections of gender, race, sexuality, nationality, and/or disability in literature and digital work. Submissions focusing on texts from any period of American literature are welcome.

Thomas Bernhard and the Consequences

Friday, November 3, 2017 - 3:24pm
Gregor Thuswaldner
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 1, 2018

CFP: Thomas Bernhard and the Consequences (Essay Collection)

Olaf Berwald, Steve Dowden, and Gregor Thuswaldner, eds.

What are the consequences of Bernhard’s writing? This collection of essays (in English) will take up the question of Bernhard’s worldwide impact on fiction and theater since his death in 1989.

Faulkner and García Márquez

Tuesday, October 31, 2017 - 9:15am
Center for Faulkner Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, April 15, 2018

Faulkner and García Márquez
A Conference Sponsored by the Center for Faulkner Studies
Southeast Missouri State University
Cape Girardeau, Missouri
October 11-13, 2018

This “Faulkner and García Márquez” conference invites proposals for 15-20 minute papers on any topic related to William Faulkner and/or Gabriel García Márquez.  All critical approaches, including pedagogical, are welcomed.  We are particularly interested in inter-textual approaches that treat both authors. Proposals for organized panels are also encouraged.

Geomedia and the City

Tuesday, October 31, 2017 - 9:11am
De Gruyter /Open Cultural Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 15, 2018


Mekonnen Tesfahuney (Karlstads Universitet)
Tim Simpson
 (University of Macau)


Mystery/Detective Fiction Area, SWPACA

Tuesday, October 31, 2017 - 9:10am
Southwest Popular/American Culture Association
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Call for Papers – DEADLINE EXTENDED!


Southwest Popular / American Culture Association (SWPACA)

39th Annual Conference, February 7-10, 2018

Hyatt Regency Hotel & Conference Center

Albuquerque, New Mexico

Proposal submission deadline: October 22, 2017 November 15, 2017

Craft Critique Culture Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference

Tuesday, October 31, 2017 - 9:07am
University of Iowa English Department
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 5, 2018

18th Annual Craft Critique Culture Conference

April 6-7, 2018

Reckoning with Appetite

University of Iowa


We are pleased to announce the call for papers for this year's Craft Critique Culture Conference, to be held on April 6-7, 2018. Our theme is "Reckoning with Appetite," and we welcome papers with any interpretation of our theme. If you'd like to participate, please submit 300-word abstracts by January 5, 2018 to See below for details. 


Contemporary European Cinema: Crisis Narratives and Narratives in Crisis

Tuesday, October 31, 2017 - 9:07am
Aristotle University of Thessaloniki
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, February 28, 2018

Contemporary European Cinema:

Crisis Narratives and Narratives in Crisis (Edited Volume)



We are currently looking for 2 or 3 complete chapters on British, Scandinavian, Portuguese, Czech, Romanian or Italian cinematographies in a post-2008 Europe (see CFP below) for our collection, which is already under contract by Routledge.

Topics should include but not limited to:

-       “National” cinematographies in crisis

-       The role of European film festivals during the crisis

-       Case studies that underline the crisis thematically

-       Speficic industry examinations in a post-2008 climate