JNT: Journal of Narrative Theory, founded in 1971 as The Journal of Narrative Technique, is a refereed, international journal published three times a year by the Department of English at Eastern Michigan University. JNT continues to follow the high standards set during its first four decades of publication; the newly focused JNTshowcases theoretically sophisticated essays that examine narrative in a host of critical, interdisciplinary, or cross-cultural contexts.
Rebecca Gould (University of Birmingham) and Kayvan Tahmasebian are seeking contributions to the Routledge Handbook of Translation and Activism. Current contributions range across Middle Eastern, African, and Latin American literatures. Contributions from scholars, translators, writers, and creative practitioners are encouraged. We are particularly eager to include more contributions on political theory (Marx, Gramsci, Walter Benjamin, Fanon) in relation to translation and activism, as well as contributions addressing the following themes:
* Translators as activists
* Translators’ contributions to activism across multilingual divides
* Translating activist and political texts
Literature/Film Association Annual Conference
SPACE, PLACE & ADAPTATION
November 29-December 1, 2018
New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
Keynote: Christopher Schaberg, Dorothy Harrell Brown Distinguished Professor of English, Loyola University New Orleans
The Journal of South Texas English Studies is now welcoming submissions for its Winter 2019 issue, themed “Archival Research: Discovery, Truth, and Imagination.” Submission deadline: November 15, 2018.
Impost: A Journal of Creative and Critical Work, a peer-reviewed journal published by the English Association of Pennsylvania State Universities, welcomes submissions of scholarly essays in all fields of English studies. In addition, we welcome creative writing, including fiction, poetry, nonfiction, and literary journalism.
‘Beginning is not only a kind of action; it is also a frame of mind, a kind of work’
—Edward Said, Beginnings: Intention and Method
How does one begin to speak of beginnings? If the beginning is behind us, how does one begin again? Should one attempt to, and is it up to us to choose?
The Journal of the Georgia Philological Association is now accepting submissions for its annual publication. Submissions requirements can be on any area related to language, literature, and philology from any time period and discipline. In fact, previous issues have included everything from ancient to postmodern works of literature, pop culture, history, religion, and even politics. The deadline for submissions is September 1, 2018. Those accepted for publication must be/become members of the Georgia Philological Association. Manuscripts should be no more than 8,000 words.
Moving Centers & Traveling Cultures
October 10-12, 2018
Goethe University, Frankfurt
Confirmed keynote speaker: Alex Tickell (Open University)