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Call for Papers (critical essays [on literature, comics, and film] and personal memoir, fiction, poetry) Special Double Issue: Disability Studies and Ecocriticism: Critical and Creative Intersections. Studies in the Humanities

Wednesday, April 25, 2018 - 9:16am
Studies in the Humanities
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, June 1, 2018

Our first call garnered many fine proposals. We need, however, one or two more proposals to complete our double issue. We are happy to consider new proposals or revised proposals that have been previously considered.

Please see the full CFP below. These are the current tentative headings on our contents page: 

Southeastern American Studies Association (SASA) 2019 CFP

Wednesday, April 25, 2018 - 9:14am
Southeastern American Studies Association
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, August 1, 2018

Call for PapersSoutheastern American Studies Association (SASA)March 14-16, 2019Emory Conference Center and HotelAtlanta, GeorgiaSubmission Deadline: August 1, 2018 Looking Back, Talking Back, Moving Forward Black Lives Matter, the #MeToo Movement, the Women’s March, DREAMERs, the March for Our Lives. In recent years, we have witnessed—whether on the ground or via social media—a diversity of individuals and groups speaking up and talking back publicly in response to systemic intimidation and violence that has marginalized certain populations within and beyond the United States. Some say that we are at a watershed moment in U.S. history, but are we? Who and what have come before, and in what ways did they succeed and/or fail?

3rd International Conference on Stereo & Immersive Media

Wednesday, April 25, 2018 - 9:10am
Universidade Lusófona de Humanidades e Tecnologias i
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, May 7, 2018

The 3rd International Conference on Stereo & Immersive Media focuses on visual and sound media renowned for their immersive features.


Stereo and immersive technologies have been widening the fields of photography and sound since the 19th century, contributing to the emergence of a progressively immersive media culture. This conference aims to bring together photography and sound research fields bridging their historical and contemporary relationship with expanded and immersive environments (e.g. panoramas, virtual reality, sound art).


Smells and their meanings

Wednesday, April 25, 2018 - 9:03am
University of Lille (France)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, June 15, 2018

The sense of smell is certainly less developed in humans than sight or hearing, both of which enable us to orient ourselves in space. This is why the social sciences and humanities have been more inclined to study the other senses. Although it is more difficult to verbalize an emotion from a smell (Dubois, 2009), human beings are nonetheless able to perceive thousands of them and internalize them with a strong emotional charge (Le Guérer, 2002), with the understanding that the "olfactory discourse" also enables humans to express their relationship with respect to the world - adaptation or alienation – based upon a given communicative situation.

Studien für deutsche Sprache und Literatur (Journal of German Language and Literature)

Tuesday, April 24, 2018 - 9:28am
Istanbul University, Department of German Language and Literature
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, April 30, 2018

Studien für deutsche Sprache und Literatur (Journal of German Language and Literature) is a peer-reviewed international academic journal founded in 1954 by Istanbul University’s Department of German Language and Literature. Since 2009 it is published biannually (June & December) and issued as an online journal. Studien für deutsche Sprache und Literatur publishes disciplinary and/or interdisciplinary, theoretical and/or applied research articles that focus on German language and literature in the following fields: literary studies, linguistics, cultural studies, media studies, translation studies, and language teaching.

UPDATE: PAMLA 2018 Special Session: Magic and Witchcraft on Stage and Screen

Tuesday, April 24, 2018 - 9:25am
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA)
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, May 15, 2018

UPDATE: Please submit proposals through the PAMLA website at


Proposals are invited for a Special Session of PAMLA (Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association) 2018, which will meet November 9-11, 2018, in Bellingham, Washington. The conference theme is “Acting, Roles, Stages,” and we will be contributing papers on ways in which magic and witchcraft have been represented dramatically over the centuries.


Humans - Vol 2. Iss. 1

Tuesday, April 24, 2018 - 9:25am
Artis Natura
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, May 31, 2018

Humans – Artis Natura, vol. 2, n° 1 – Winter 2018

The editorial committee at Artis Natura is searching for emerging artists and researchers to contribute to a thematic issue on its cultural online platform. This project has taken the form of a blog reviewed and published by an editorial committee, where researchers, artists, and writers can share reflections on the reciprocal relationship between humans and nature.


This third issue will focus on humans. The questioning of anthropocentrism, stimulated by the realities of the current environmental crisis, has raised concerns about the space that humanity occupies in the natural world.


Literature/Film Association Conference (New Orleans, 11/29-12/1)

Tuesday, April 24, 2018 - 10:32am
Literature/Film Association
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, July 15, 2018

Literature/Film Association Annual Conference
November 29-December 1, 2018
New Orleans, Louisiana, USA

Keynote: Christopher Schaberg, Dorothy Harrell Brown Distinguished Professor of English, Loyola University New Orleans

Call for Submissions - Studies in Testimony

Tuesday, April 24, 2018 - 9:23am
Studies in Testimony
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 7, 2018

The peer-reviewed, online and open access journal Studies in Testimony is currently accepting submissions for an expected publication date of April 2019. The call for submissions is intentionally broad in nature, allowing for submissions that look at emerging areas of academic interest, in addition to those of continued and lasting relevance from a wide range of academic disciplines including, but certainly not limited to, literature, critical theory, history and psychoanalysis.

Subject areas could include, but are not limited to: