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Crossings: ULAB Journal of English Studies

Tuesday, October 31, 2017 - 9:12am
University of Liberal Arts Bangladesh
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, January 31, 2018

Crossings: ULAB Journal of English Studies

Call for Papers

CROSSINGS: ULAB JOURNAL OF ENGLISH STUDIES (ISSN 2071-1107) is inviting scholarly articles for its Volume 9 to be published in July 2018.

Deadline for submission: January 31, 2018

To reflect a diversity of interests, contributions are not confined to any particular theme; however, submissions should be broadly of interest to those concerned with the study of language and literature.

We also invite book reviews for this issue. Please contact the editors in advance with details of the book you wish to review.

Living Cities: Tropical Imaginaries

Tuesday, October 31, 2017 - 9:12am
eTropic journal
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, November 30, 2017

‘Living Cities: Tropical Imaginaries’ reminds us that urban environments are both created and creative spaces. This Call for Papers is concerned with the peopled and lived experiences of cities and how these interact with built, natural and cultural environments. The CFP is interested in processes of tropical space and place-making, with an emphasis on key areas that make up lived cities in the tropics: creative economies, cultural and natural landscapes, aesthetics, urban myths and story making, sustainable practices, heritage, everyday life, community practices and liminal spaces.

Geomedia and the City

Tuesday, October 31, 2017 - 9:11am
De Gruyter /Open Cultural Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 15, 2018


Mekonnen Tesfahuney (Karlstads Universitet)
Tim Simpson
 (University of Macau)


2018 Northern Plains Conference on Early British Literature

Monday, October 30, 2017 - 11:20am
Brandon University
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, March 1, 2018

2018 Northern Plains Conference on Early British Literature

Brandon University, Manitoba, Canada

April 26-28, 2018

Call for papers

We invite abstracts for 20-minute conference presentations on any aspect of British literature from the 18th-century and earlier, for the 2018 NPCEBL annual conference.  Scholars from any academic rank (including undergraduate students) are invited to apply.

Our keynote speaker will be Dr. Randall Martin, Professor at the University of New Brunswick, and author of Shakespeare and Ecology (Oxford University Press, 2015), speaking on the subject of

“Shakespeare and the Natural World”

Transversing Spaces

Monday, November 13, 2017 - 10:33am
University at Albany English Student Graduate Oranization
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 12, 2018

“Transversing Spaces”

University at Albany’s 16th annual EGSO Conference 

UAlbany English Graduate Student Organization

Date: March 23-24, 2018 

Critical Keynote: Moacir P. de Sá Pereira

Creative Keynote: Patricia Smith

Submission Deadline: January 12, 2018

Dickinson Out Of Context

Monday, October 23, 2017 - 1:27pm
Emily Dickinson International Society/ American Literature Association 2018
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, December 30, 2017

The Emily Dickinson International Society seeks submissions to a panel at the annual American Literature Association Conference (ALA), which will be held at the Hyatt Regency San Francisco on May 24-27, 2018 (Thursday through Sunday of Memorial Day weekend).



"Dickinson: Out of Context" 


Emerson Society Panel at the Thoreau Gathering 2018

Monday, October 23, 2017 - 1:26pm
The Ralph Waldo Emerson Society
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 12, 2018

The Emerson Society sponsors a panel at the Thoreau Society Annual Gathering each summer in Concord, MA. For information on the conference theme, please visit We will consider papers both on the topic below and the conference theme more generally.


Waldo and Henry: Points of Parting

CFP for Special Issue of Journal of Narrative Theory: "Refugee Literatures: Migration, Crisis, and the Humanities"

Friday, October 13, 2017 - 12:28pm
JNT: Journal of Narrative Theory
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, September 1, 2018

JNT: Journal of Narrative Theory invites submissions exploring the life and work of refugees as they engage the humanities today. Just as the mid-twentieth century refugee crisis shaped the emergence and development of aesthetic and theoretical movements around World War II, the mass movement of displaced peoples today stems from a convergence of forces concomitantly reshaping art and humanistic thought, from economic globalization to climate change, neoliberalism, neoimperialism, resurgent nationalisms, violence against black, latinx, Muslim, and queer peoples, and the waning securities of sovereignty and citizenship.

"T. S. Eliot and the Biological": Special Edition of The T. S. Eliot Studies Annual

Monday, October 16, 2017 - 12:40pm
Julia Daniel,
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, January 30, 2018

Clemson University Press is pleased to invite essay submissions of approximately 7,000 words to volume 3 of The T. S. Eliot Studies Annual (2019 publication). We welcome work on our special topic, “Eliot and the Biological,” particularly essays that engage with ecocriticism, animal studies, and theorizations of the body.

Please send an abstract of no more than 300 words and a brief CV to Julia Daniel, guest editor, at, before January 30th. Accepted essays will due by August 1, 2018.