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MFS Special Issue - Animal Worlds in Modern Fiction

Monday, July 22, 2013 - 2:32pm
Modern Fiction Studies

Animal Worlds in Modern Fiction
Guest Editor: David Herman
Deadline for Submissions: October 1, 2013

The Editors of MFS seek essays that explore how 20th- or 21st-century fictional texts engage with nonhuman animals and their ways of encountering the world. Especially welcome are essays that, focusing in detail on one or two case studies, use these texts to reflect on broader conceptual, methodological, or interpretive challenges and opportunities presented by fictional engagements with nonhuman worlds.

Coldnoon: Travel Poetics ( Call for Entries (Research Papers/ Poetry), deadline 6th August 2013

Monday, July 22, 2013 - 9:04am
Coldnoon: Travel Poetics (Quarterly of Travelogy-Interntional Journal of Travel Writing)


Coldnoon: Travel Poetics (ISSN 2278-9650) invites writers and researchers to submit their original works of poetry, or abstracts of creative non-fiction, art/book/film reviews and research papers on travel/travel poetics for publication in Coldnoon: Travel Poetics, Sep '13, Issue VIII (online). The works published in the forthcoming issue will be republished in the print issue of Coldnoon: Travel Poetics, Autumn 2013 (ISSN – 2278-9642), along with the previous online issue of Jul '13, Issue VII, in October, 2013.

CFA: Supernatural in the Nineteenth Century (abstracts: 31 November 2013, articles: 31 March 2014)

Sunday, July 21, 2013 - 10:48am
The Journal of Supernatural Studies

CFA: Supernatural in the Nineteenth Century (abstracts: 31 November 2013, articles: 31 March 2014)
full name / name of organization:
Supernatural Studies Association Journal
contact email:

The Supernatural Studies Journal is now accepting proposals for a themed issue on the supernatural in the nineteenth century (due Winter 2014), guest edited by Janine Hatter and Sara Williams.

Open Editor Position for Nationally Syndicated Literary Criticism Journal

Saturday, July 20, 2013 - 10:49pm
Diesis: Footnotes on Literary Identities

We are now accepting applications for Editor of Diesis: Footnotes on Literary Identities.

Diesis is an online journal of literary criticism for graduate students. It is nationally syndicated through EBSCO, MLA International Bibliography, and is in the planning stages with ProQuest. Learn more about Diesis at


M.A. English


Ph.D. English / Ph.D. Student - English
Some experience with publishing


The Editor is responsible for all aspects of the journal, with the exception of online domain management, legal issues, and publishing of the journal.

[UPDATE] Teaching College Literature (ongoing; new resource)

Saturday, July 20, 2013 - 9:47pm
Renee Pigeon, Teaching College Literature (TCL)

Have you taught a terrific literature class recently? Contributions are solicited for a web resource focused on teaching English literature at the college/university level, Teaching College Literature, launched in 2012.

Concepts of Identity

Friday, July 19, 2013 - 4:27pm
Saint Bonaventure University English Department

On November 15-16, the English Department at St. Bonaventure University will hold a graduate conference concerned with concepts of identity. The various understandings of identity held by critics, theorists, readers, and writers are embedded in the history of literature and guide its trajectory. Concepts of identity also impact the ways individuals think about selfhood and inform scholarship on critical thinking, composition, and rhetoric. This conference seeks to draw upon a wealth of perspectives from graduate students engaged in the humanities — especially English language and literature and Composition/Rhetoric. We will also consider exceptional submissions from undergraduates as well as students working outside of the aforementioned areas.

Staging the New Woman: Bernard Shaw, Suffrage, and Theatre as Activism

Friday, July 19, 2013 - 2:15pm
Ellen Dolgin/NeMLA (Northeast Modern Language Association)

Sarah Grand's essays on the woman question published in the North American Review in 1894 coined the phrase 'new woman': Shaw created a series of characters and 'unwomanly' women. Actress/activists like Elizabeth Robins and Cicely Hamilton worked with Shaw and wrote their own feminist plays. This panel will examine the audience impact of these plays. 250 word abstracts to:
Ellen Dolgin

CFP Interactions Journal vol 23 (2014), ANNUAL DEADLINE : October 15

Friday, July 19, 2013 - 3:15am
Ege University, Departments of British and American Studies (Izmir/Turkey).

Interactions is an international journal on British and American Literature and Culture, published annually in two volumes by Ege University, Departments of British and American Studies (Izmir/Turkey).
It is internationally blind refereed and indexed in MLA International Bibliography and Thomson Gale Cengage and available at the British Library and the Harvard University Library, featuring essays on British and American Culture and Literature (ISSN 1300-574-X).

Articles (4000-7000 words) should follow MLA parenthetical citation format.