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The Blacker the Ink: Constructions of Blackness in Comics Revised Edition

updated: 
Wednesday, January 16, 2019 - 9:09am
Frances Gateward
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, February 15, 2019

Call for Papers

                                                                     The Blacker the Ink Constructions of Blackness in Comics and Sequential Arts

edited by Frances Gateward and  John Jennings

Written essays of 6,000 words sought for the revised edition of this anthology, winner of the PEN Oakland Josephine Miles Literary Award, the Ray and Pat Browne Award for Best Edited Collection, and the Eisner Award. We welcome proposals that address the following issues theoretically or through comparative studies, through the work of individual artists/writers, or through explorations of individual titles or themes.  

 

Love: Contemporary Perspectives in Literature, Philosophy and Theology, Tromsø, Norway, September 5-7 2019

updated: 
Wednesday, January 16, 2019 - 9:03am
Cassandra Falke/UiT-The Arctic University of Norway
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, April 1, 2019

What is love? Why is it so important in our lives? And why should we think about it? The subject of love is of enormous importance to our daily lives, as love sustains us and gives meaning to existence. Yet, love seems to be a theme that is underdeveloped in contemporary research. Whatever the reason for that is, love remains one of the central concepts in the history of Western thought. Not only does philosophy literally mean “love for wisdom,” but the discussion of the theme of love has been part philosophy’s inheritance since the time of Plato’s Symposium.

Intercultural Encounters, Historicity and Cultural Communication for Development: A Book in Honour of Ooni Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi Arole Oodua, Ojaja II

updated: 
Wednesday, January 16, 2019 - 9:08am
Faculty Arts, Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, April 30, 2019

The question of the origin of the Yoruba race still remains contentious. While diverse accounts of its origin have been appropriated by historians and scholars in cultural studies such as Revd Samuel Johnson in The History of the Yorubas (1921), Saburi Biobaku in The Pattern of Yoruba History (1958), Ade Ajayi in Yoruba Warfare in the Nineteenth Century (1964), among others, numerous discourses and counter discourses continue to unfold.

Call for Personal Essays: Queer Horror Anthology

updated: 
Wednesday, January 16, 2019 - 9:07am
edited by Joe Vallese
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, May 1, 2019

I am currently curating an anthology of personal essay/creative nonfiction by queer writers reflecting on their relationship to horror films.

The ART of Infertility: An Anthology of Patient Narrative and Art

updated: 
Wednesday, January 16, 2019 - 9:06am
The ART of Infertility
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, February 15, 2019

Call for Submissions—The ART of Infertility: An Anthology of Patient Narrative and Art

Edited by Elizabeth Walker, Maria Novotny, and Robin Silbergleid

Media Literacy and Academic Research

updated: 
Wednesday, January 16, 2019 - 9:05am
Media Literacy and Academic Research
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, February 10, 2019

Media Literacy and Academic Research is inviting papers for Vol. 2, No. 1 which is scheduled to be published on April 2019.

The journal does not have article processing charges (APCs) and article submission charges. Media Literacy and Academic Research welcomes article submissions and does not charge a publication fee.

Empowerment, Access, Infrastructure: A Symposium in Advance of the 63rd Commission on the Status of Women

updated: 
Wednesday, January 16, 2019 - 9:02am
Lehigh University- United Nations Partnership
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, February 3, 2019

Lehigh University is hosting its second annual one-day symposium in advance of the United Nations’ Commission on the Status of Women (CSW). This year’s priority theme is “Social protection systems, access to public services and sustainable infrastructure for gender equality and the empowerment of women and girls”. Expanding on this theme, we seek to explore how the work of regional community organizations, educational institutions, and  individual faculty, staff, and students (undergraduate and graduate) engage with the theme of “Gender and Empowerment, Access, and Infrastructure” in their work, research, advocacy, and lives.

 

The Bulletin of the International Association for Robin Hood Studies

updated: 
Wednesday, January 16, 2019 - 9:03am
International Association for Robin Hood Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, December 1, 2019

The Bulletin of the International Association for Robin Hood Studies (https://bulletin.iarhs.org) is seeking submissions for future volumes. The Bulletin is the official journal of the International Association for Robin Hood Studies. It is a fully digital, open access, and double-blind peer reviewed journal and is actively indexed in the MLA International Bibliography. In keeping with the Robin Hood tradition, authors retain their rights to their own materials.

Articles are generally 4,000-8,000 words long. Please see the journal's website for additional submission guidelines.

Literary Tattoos: Lasting Impressions, Cultural Practices and Representations.

updated: 
Wednesday, January 16, 2019 - 8:53am
Anne Chassagnol Université Paris 8 Vincennes Saint-Denis
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, February 15, 2019

 

Literary Tattoos:

Lasting Impressions, Cultural Practices and Representations.

 

We are pleased to announce two one-day conferences on literary tattoos. The first one will take place in Paris, at the Musée d’art et d’histoire de la ville de Saint-Denis, on June 13, 2019. The second one is scheduled for November 2019 at the Université Polytechnique Hauts de France, Valenciennes, France.

Call for Book Chapters on Ridley Scott’s Gladiator: In Recognition of the Twentieth Anniversary of the Film

updated: 
Wednesday, January 16, 2019 - 9:03am
Vernon Press
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, February 3, 2019

Vernon Press invites chapter proposals on the theme: “A Hero Will Endure”: Essays on the Twentieth Anniversary of Gladiator for an edited collection, edited by Rachel L. Carazo (Northwestern State University).

All areas of study, with a common goal of representing the cultural and material impact of the film since its release in May 2000 are invited to participate.

Deadline Extended: William Dean Howells Society - ALA 2019

updated: 
Wednesday, January 16, 2019 - 9:54am
William Dean Howells Society
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 25, 2019

The William Dean Howells Society will host two panels at the upcoming American Literature Association Conference in Boston, May 23-26, 2019. 

1. William Dean Howells and the Affective Turn 

International Association for Media and History Conference 2019, Northumbria University (Newcastle upon Tyne, UK), 16-19 July

updated: 
Wednesday, January 9, 2019 - 8:07am
IAMHIST
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 14, 2019

IAMHIST is the International Association for Media and History, an organisation of scholars, filmmakers, broadcasters and archivists dedicated to historical enquiry into film, radio, TV and other related media.

POWER AND THE MEDIA (Northumbria University, Newcastle upon Tyne, 16-19 July 2019)

Deadline for proposals:  14 January 2019.

 Confirmed keynote speakers include:

James Curran (Goldsmiths, University of London)

 J. E. Smyth (University of Warwick)