The 18th Annual Black Issues Conference at Bowling Green State University
“Art is Power”
Keynote Speaker: PJ Jones
Saturday, February 17, 2018
CALL FOR PAPERS
We invite you to contribute to a monograph on European Cinema in the 21st Century as outlined in the CFP below, which is intended for a – currently under-served – undergraduate and early postgraduate market. Abstracts and author biographies are due by the 31st of December, while the full book chapters (6000 words) are expected by the end of August 2018. We are aiming to publish this volume with Palgrave Macmillan, one of the leading academic publishers, which has already expressed a provisional interest in this monograph. We are looking forward to reading your fascinating proposals.
The William Dean Howells Society welcomes submissions for two panels at the 29th Annual American Literature Association Conference to be held in San Francisco, May 24-27, 2018.
Panel 1: William Dean Howells and Democracy
Call for Papers:
SLAVERY PAST, PRESENT & FUTURE: 3rd Global Meeting
Indiana University Europe Gateway, Berlin, Germany
July 10 & 11, 2018
Throughout history, slavery (the purchase and sale of human beings as chattel), enslavement (through conquest, and exploitation of indebtedness, among other vulnerabilities), and similar extreme forms of exploitation and control have been an intrinsic part of human societies.
Is slavery an inevitable part of the human condition?
Deus Loci: The Lawrence Durrell Journal invites submissions of original scholarly articles on the life and work of Lawrence Durrell and his circles, including Henry Miller, Anais Nin, Gerald Durrell, Richard Aldington, George Seferis, Keith Douglas, Bernard Spencer, Olivia Manning, etc. All critical approaches are welcome, including gender, historical, textual, biographical, and source studies; as well as gender-based, multicultural, ecocritical, and other post-structuralist methods.
In addition, submissions of short fiction and poetry—in the spirit of Lawrence Durrell and/or the Mediterranean—are also invited.
The Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings Journal of Florida Literature seeks academic articles, creative fiction and poetry, and notes in the spirit of or regarding the life of Rawlings, her circle, and other authors who used the state of Florida as a source of creativity.
The JFL is a peer-reviewed publication sponsored by the Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings Society.
Deadline is January 1, 2018.
For further information, contact Dr. Anna Lillios at Anna@ucf.edu
The Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings Society Announces
THE RAWLINGS WRITING AWARD
The Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings Society is sponsoring a writing contest for currentlyenrolledgraduateandundergraduatestudents. Prizesinclude$1,000for graduate students and $500 for undergraduate students. Students are expected to write 1500—3000 words—either a critical essay or a piece of creative work—on a subject related to the works, career, or legacy of Rawlings. They are expected to present their work at the next annual Rawlings conference at the Lakeside Inn, Mt. Dora, April 20-21, 2018.
Contact Dr. Anna Lillios at Anna@ucf.edu for further information. DEADLINE FEBRUARY 1, 2018
The Essay: Present Histories, Present Futures
University of Malta
Thursday 11th April—Saturday 13th April 2019
‘My style and my mind alike go roaming’
‘The essay is the only literary form which confesses, in its very name, that the rash act known as writing is really a leap in the dark’
- G. K. Chesterton
Migrant Narratives and the City
International Conference organised by
Central European University and the University of Debrecen
27-28 April 2018, Budapest, Hungary
Carolyn Pedwell, University of Kent, UK
Dace Dzenovska, University of Oxford, UK
Lisa Blackman, Goldsmith College, UK
Limina: A Journal of Historical and Cultural Studies is inviting articles for its forthcoming general issue, scheduled for publication in late 2018. Limina welcomes scholarly contributions of 5000-7000 words. Papers submitted before March 2018 will be given priority for that year’s general edition.
Please submit your article as an email attachment in MS Word format or Rich Text Format (RTF) to firstname.lastname@example.org. In a separate document, please also provide:
• your name
• your email address
• your institutional affiliation
• the title of the article
• a 150 word abstract