We are now soliciting articles for the first issue and for subsequent issues of the Eaton Journal of Archival Research in Science Fiction. The Eaton Journal of Archival Research in Science Fiction is a peer-reviewed, open-access, online journal hosted by the University of California at Riverside, affiliated with the UCR Library's Eaton Collection of Science Fiction & Fantasy. Graduate student editors run the Eaton Journal, with scholarly review provided by an interdisciplinary executive board made up of SF scholars, research librarians, and archivists. The Eaton Journal creates a space for science fiction scholars to share their findings and their experiences within the several archives dedicated to science fiction found throughout the world.
American Comparative Literature Association 2013 Conference
University of Toronto
April 4-7, 2013
Deadline for abstracts: Nov 1, 2012
Barzakh is a biannual multi-genre journal with an internationalist stance. Emerging out of the English department at the University at Albany, SUNY, our focus is on innovative poetics, in keeping with a tradition of forward-looking department-based journals that spans from Don Byrd's co-editorship of Jed Rasula's Wch Way in the 1970s to The Little Magazine in the 1990s (our first issue features an interview with Rasula, and issues of both journals will be made available in our archive). We envisage the archive as a way to bring together our various departmental projects and initiatives, past and present, and to connect them to analogous or anomalous ventures elsewhere in the rhizomatic spirit of crossings that is Barzakh.
In the modern era, interstitiality, or the space between one boundary and the next, has become an urgent area of investigation. Existing within and between entities, interstices challenge conventional understandings of boundedness, inviting us to rethink the space between objects and ideas as an erupting site of transformation. From this view, rigid divisions can no longer be taken for granted, whether political (as in the case of national borders) or scholarly (such as the emphasis on discrete academic disciplines).
The Shakespeare on Film and Television Area of the National Popular Culture Association/ American Culture Association is calling for papers for its annual conference. This year the PCA/ACA will meet in Washington, D.C. on Wednesday March 27 through Saturday March 30, 2013 at the Wardman Park Marriott, 2660 Woodley Road NW, 20008 Washington. For further information, contact the conference website www.pcaaca.org
We have previously had panels on the following topics and invite new ideas all the time.
We are currently inviting submissions for an edited collection on millennials in films and television.
"Mystic, Transcendentalist, Natural Philosopher, and Ecocritic to Boot"
CALL FOR PARTICIPANTS: THEATRE HISTORY ANTHOLOGY ROUNDTABLE
For the 2013 ATHE Conference in Orlando we hope to present a roundtable on what play anthologies people are using while teaching theatre history/dramatic literature survey courses. Many of us teach these survey courses, and we know that the wide range of possible anthologies to adopt can be overwhelming. For that reason we hope to spotlight as many anthologies as possible to generate conversation and provide information to our colleagues.
If you would be interested in participating in this year's Theatre History pedagogy roundtable, please contact me with the following information:
Supernatural Studies, a new, peer-edited e-journal welcomes submissions for its inaugural issue, Spring 2013. We welcome articles on any aspect of the representation of the supernatural. Complete articles will be due February 15, 2013. Send all correspondence to email@example.com.
Please feel free to send queries and abstracts, as well. Supernatural Studies will be published bi-annually and focus on representations of the supernatural, including (but not limited to) popular culture, history, art, literature, film, and television. We welcome any approach, but request that authors minimize jargon associated with any single-discipline studies.
Art and Cybernetics/ Art and Technology
Deadline: Nov 12, 2012
Call for Papers
KOME, a new peer-reviewed scholarly journal published by the Hungarian Communication Society is currently seeking articles for its early issues. The journal aims to create a platform for an innovative interdisciplinary discourse in the field of communication studies, with a focal point on pure communication inquiry.
Inspired by Simon Ortiz's "Towards a National Indian Literature: Cultural Authenticity in Nationalism" and Jace Weaver, Craig Womack, and Robert Allen Warrior's American Indian Literary Nationalism, this collection will be a site for emerging as well as well-known ethnic critics and theorists to illustrate where they see their respective fields heading and construct perspectives outside of western ideologies. This collection will include 5 key areas: African American, Asian American, Latin American, Native American, and Arabic American literature and criticism. The first four areas represent the larger areas of ethnic studies in the academy today and will provide a necessary counter-point to the predominantly western (i.e.
Will Self and the Art of the Contemporary
Saturday 23rd March 2013
The Museum of London
Invited speakers include: Jeannette Baxter (Anglia Ruskin); Peter Childs (Gloucestershire); Caroline Edwards (Lincoln); Sebastian Groes (Roehampton); M. Hunter Hayes (Texas A&M University-Commerce, USA); Hugo Spiers (UCL); Philip Tew (Brunel)
15 December, 2012
Oxford Brookes University
In the poem "Originally" Carol Ann Duffy asks, "Do I only think":
I lost a river, culture, speech, sense of first space
and the right place? Now, Where do you come from?
strangers ask. Originally? And I hesitate.