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Ethnicity and Immigration in the Midwest

Monday, October 30, 2017 - 11:20am
Society for the Study of Midwestern Literature/American Literature Association
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 15, 2018

Call for Papers

“Ethnicity and Immigration in the Midwest”

Sponsored by the Society for the Study of Midwestern Literature

American Literature Association Annual Conference

San Francisco, California

May 24-27, 2018


Call for Abstracts: Egyptian Film Posters

Tuesday, October 31, 2017 - 9:05am
City Lights Posters
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, November 15, 2017

City Lights Posters invites submissions for its debut special anthology publication, devoted to a wide ranging and multi-layered assessment of Egyptian film posters from the 1930s to 1980s.

 Articles should be written in English or Arabic. Articles must be informative and intellectually stimulating, yet entertaining and highly readable to reach a wider audience.


Indicative list of appropriate subjects:

 1 - The history of Egyptian film posters: historical development of the craft of poster making, biographical accounts of distinguished poster artists, etc.

2 - Representations of gender, class, nation, ideology, or religion in posters.

The IAFOR Asian Conference on Arts & Humanities 2018: Recentering: Asian Spaces, Cultures and Ideas in the 21st Century

Sunday, November 19, 2017 - 8:00am
The International Academic Forum/Kobe, Japan, March 30-April 1, 2018
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, January 11, 2018

Call for Papers

Abstract Submission Deadline: January 11, 2018

If globalisation is characterised by simultaneous networks of information, has the concept of centres become obsolete? Or do certain recent geopolitical developments – the fading of America’s “global leadership” being counterbalanced by the rise of China’s, the latter’s new Belt and Road Initiative promising to become a new Silk Road, Britain’s exit from the EU, and the newly proposed trade agreements between Japan and Europe – put the world on the verge of a radical recentering? Will the burgeoning mega-cities in Asia displace the traditional nation-state in the competition for capital, status and enhanced technologies? 

Armed Conflict and its Afterlives: The Uses of War in Latin America and the Iberian Peninsula

Tuesday, October 31, 2017 - 5:55pm
Hispanic Studies Graduate Student Group
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, November 27, 2017

Armed Conflict and its Afterlives

The Uses of War in Latin America and the Iberian Peninsula


University of Pennsylvania

Spanish and Portuguese Department Graduate Conference

February 23rd-24th 2018


Keynote Addresses: Juan Pablo Dabove & TBA



Call for Papers

CATR2018 conference Call for Open Papers

Monday, October 23, 2017 - 1:36pm
Canadian Association for Theatre Research
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 8, 2017

Canadian Association for Theatre Research / L’association canadienne de la recherche théâtrale (CATR/ACRT)

Kingston, Ontario @ Isabel Bader Centre for Performing Arts, Queen’s University

Tuesday 29 May – Friday 1 June 2018


Call for Papers



La version française suit.


Fieldwork: Excavations and Exchanges in Drama, Dance, Theatre, and Performance Studies

Edited volume: Inscriptions in Medieval Literature (Arabic Literature)

Monday, October 23, 2017 - 1:32pm
Prof. Christine Neufeld/Eastern Michigan University
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, December 20, 2017

 Edited Volume: Inscriptions and Extraordinary Forms of Writing in Medieval Literature This edited volume on inscriptions and inscriptionality in medieval literature stems from the Material Textual Culture Research Consortium at the University of Heidelberg.

Extended CFP - SWPACA Myth and Fairy Tales

Monday, October 23, 2017 - 1:30pm
Southwest Popular /American Culture Association
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, November 15, 2017



Call for Papers – DEADLINE EXTENDED!

Myth and Fairy Tales

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


Call for Papers [October-December, 2017 Issue]

Monday, October 23, 2017 - 1:28pm
International Journal of English Language & Translation Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, November 30, 2017

International Journal of English Language & Translation Studies is an indexed, peer-reviewed, open-access, research quarterly which aims to generate and disseminate new, high quality knowledge about English language teaching, literature, linguistics and translation studies as well as to promote advanced researches and best practices in these fields. We are currently soliciting unpublished, quality research articles/case studies in the fields of ELT, Linguistics, Literature, Discourse and Translation Studies for October-December, 2017 Issue of IJ-ELTS.  

Excursions Journal Vol 8.1: 'Networks'

Monday, October 23, 2017 - 1:26pm
Excursions Journal
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, November 15, 2017

The Call for Submissions to the next issue of Excursions Journal, 8.1, on 'Networks', is open for the next four weeks, until 15th November 2017. We welcome journal articles of 3000-5000 words from a range of disciplines that engage with instances, contemporary and historic, where the networks we have established matter. This could include, but is not limited to:

- How networks in our historical approaches help us to better understand our present moment, or reinterpret our narratives of the past

- Representations of networked practices in art, literature and music

- Spatialisation, architecture and place

- Economic networks of production, distribution and/or exchange

New Religious Movements in China

Wednesday, October 18, 2017 - 10:29am
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, April 30, 2018

In the late 1970s, academics came to use the term New Religious Movement (NRM) to replace “cult” in light of the pejorative connotation in daily English. At the time, NRM referred to small religious groups whose membership was predominately in the first generation. The leaders’ authority derived from charisma and they promised exclusive means to access the ultimate source of the cosmos that they alone possessed. They held beliefs and practices that differed from the traditional ones in the surrounding religious environment, such as innovative interpretations of ancient scripture or rituals and an independent organization. They lack recognized legitimacy in the eyes of the religious establishment.