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Call for Submission -- Studies in American Culture

Tuesday, December 5, 2017 - 9:05am
Popular Culture Association in the South/American Culture Association in the South
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, April 15, 2018

Journal - Studies in American Culture

Call for Submissions

Studies in American Culture welcomes the submission of essays on all aspects of American culture, including studies of literature, film, language, visual and performing arts, and history from all scholarly and critical approaches.

Queries are encouraged.

The Editorial Board welcomes studies of the arts, music, theatre, digital humanities, political science, sociology, literature, history, or any other area related to American Studies. We will consider any essay that explores an interesting dimension of American culture but are particularly eager to see submissions that approach their subjects from an interdisciplinary perspective.

Harriet Beecher Stowe Society at ALA and Graduate Student Award CFP

Tuesday, December 5, 2017 - 9:03am
Harriet Beecher Stowe Society
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, December 31, 2017

The Harriet Beecher Stowe Society seeks proposals of approximately 250 words on any aspect of Stowe’s life and writing. . Please send proposals and a brief cv to LuElla D’Amico

at before December 31, 2017 

Harriet Beecher Stowe Up and Coming Scholar Award--ALA


Call for Conference Seminar Topics

Monday, December 4, 2017 - 12:24pm
Society for American Music
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, February 19, 2018

Call for Conference Seminar Topics

Deadline: 19 February 2018

Society for American Music 45th Annual Conference


New Orleans, Louisiana,  20–24 March 2019

The Society for American Music invites proposals for seminar topics for its 45th annual conference to be held in New Orleans, LA, 20–24 March 2019. 

Paul Laurence Dunbar Society ALA San Francisco May 24-27, 2018

Monday, December 4, 2017 - 12:25pm
Paul Laurence Dunbar Society
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, January 20, 2018

The Paul Laurence Dunbar Society will sponsor two sessions at the American Literature Association Conference in San Francisco, CA on May 24-27, 2018. 

Session 1: Paul Laurence Dunbar: Beyond the Mask Documentary

Papers that examine, engage, or respond to the recent documentary, Paul Laurence Dunbar: Beyond the Mask. This documentary was broadcast nationally earlier this year on PBS, and has several selected screenings across the nation since then.

Updated: Cinema Televison Literature Association Panels at American Literature Association Conference May 2018

Wednesday, January 3, 2018 - 7:41pm
Christine Danelski / Cineman Television Literature Associsation
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 15, 2018

The Cinema Television Literature Association still welcomes proposals for two panels to be held at the 2018 ALA Conference in San Francisco, May 24-27, 2018.

The first panel, “Recent Critical Work on Film and Television Adaptations of Literary Narratives” seeks four presentations based on American literary works adapted for feature film or long-format episodic series.

The second panel “Film and Literary Texts” seeks four presentations on the use of literary texts in feature films or long format episodic series or the use of film or long format episodic series in literary works.

Worldcon 76 Academic Track

Tuesday, December 5, 2017 - 1:00pm
The 76th World Science Fiction Convention
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, February 5, 2018

Science fiction always plays a part in recreating our world and directing civilization's progress. While much SF takes place in a hypothetical "future," the entire body of speculative literature influences and interacts with our world—suggesting potentialities, solutions, organizational methods, alternative cultures, and paths to follow or avoid. In that spirit, the 76th World Science Fiction Convention (Worldcon) in San José, California has chosen "Make the Future" for its overarching theme.

The Academic Track Committee welcomes proposals for scholarly presentations, especially those that study content tied to our "Make the Future" convention theme, such as the following examples:

Players and Playing in Eighteenth-Century Drama

Friday, December 1, 2017 - 11:17am
Ashley Bender / SCSECS
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, December 14, 2017

This panel will consider papers that explore “players and playing,” broadly interpreted, in drama of the long eighteenth century. Possible topics include games, gambling, and other forms of play; actors, acting styles, and staging; and representations of drama and the theater. Submit abstracts to Ashley Bender at

This year's conference will be held February 23-24 in Oxford, MS. For more information, visit the website at

The Comics of R. Crumb [Edited Book]

Friday, December 1, 2017 - 11:16am
Daniel Worden
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, December 15, 2018

Call for Papers

The Comics of R. Crumb: Underground in the Art Museum


**Reminder** Shadow Cinema: The Historical and Production Context of Unmade Films

Friday, December 1, 2017 - 11:16am
De Montfort University
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 8, 2017


Unmade films are a burgeoning area of scholarly inquiry. The rise of the film archive, from the Michael Klinger Papers and Hammer Archive, to the John Boorman Papers and Stanley Kubrick Archive, all have unearthed a treasure trove of abandoned or halted projects, left unmade for a range of industrial, cultural and political contexts. This also extends to unreleased cinema, those projects that were abandoned in pre-production, cut short in production, or simply never distributed, or removed from circulation.