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Biographic Mediation: The Uses of Disclosure in Bureaucracy and Politics--Deadline Extended

updated: 
Monday, December 11, 2017 - 1:27pm
Center for Biographical Research
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 15, 2017

BIOGRAPHIC MEDIATION: THE USES OF DISCLOSURE IN BUREAUCRACY AND POLITICS

Guest Editor: Ebony Coletu, Pennsylvania State University

* EXTENDED DEADLINE: SUBMIT ABSTRACTS BY DECEMBER 15, 2017*

 This special issue of Biography explores biographic mediation as a tool to manage political and administrative claims. Biographic mediation refers to any institutional demand for personal disclosure to make decisions about who gets what and why, alongside public critiques and calls to action that feature personal narratives.

Knausgård Beyond Autofiction: Special Issue

updated: 
Friday, December 8, 2017 - 2:11pm
Scandinavian Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, May 1, 2018

SPECIAL ISSUE OF SCANDINAVIAN STUDIES

Theme: Knausgård Beyond Autofiction

 

Disability and Shame

updated: 
Friday, December 8, 2017 - 2:11pm
Review of Disability Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 1, 2018

Disability and Shame

 

Anthology: Arthur Miller in the 1960s

updated: 
Friday, December 8, 2017 - 2:08pm
David Palmer / The Arthur Miller Society
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, February 1, 2018

The Arthur Miller Society
http://arthurmillersociety.net/

Call for Proposals

Arthur Miller in the 1960s
An anthology to be published by Lexington Books,
the academic imprint of Rowman & Littlefield

Due Date for Proposals for Articles: February 1, 2018
Send Proposals to David Palmer, President, The Arthur Miller Society:
dpalmer@maritime.edu

Due Date for First Drafts of Accepted Articles: September 15, 2018

Acceptable Article Length: 5,000-9,000 words

 

Special Issue of Revenant: Folk Horror

updated: 
Friday, December 8, 2017 - 2:02pm
Guest editor: Dawn Keetley
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, April 15, 2018

‘Revenant: Critical and Creative Studies of the Supernatural’ is a peer-reviewed, online journal looking at the supernatural, the uncanny and the weird. ‘Revenant’ is now accepting articles, creative writing pieces and book, film, game, event or art reviews for a themed issue on folk horror, guest edited by Dr. Dawn Keetley.

 

“Bodies in the Streets: Somaesthetics of City Life” (Edited Collection)

updated: 
Wednesday, December 6, 2017 - 10:17am
The editors of Brill’s Studies in Somaesthetics series
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, February 15, 2018

Studies in Somaesthetics: Embodied Perspectives in Philosophy, the Arts

and the Human Sciences

 

Edited by Richard Shusterman, Florida Atlantic University, USA

 

 

The editors of Brill’s Studies in Somaesthetics series invite submissions on the topic “Bodies in the Streets: Somaesthetics of City Life” for a forthcoming edited collection.

 

* Bodies in the Streets: *

 

Door Bolts, Thresholds, and Peep-Holes: Liminality and Domestic Spaces in Early Modern England An Edited Volume

updated: 
Wednesday, December 6, 2017 - 10:16am
Rob Daniel and Iman Sheeha/ University of Warwick
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Domestic spaces lay at the centre of the lives of early modern English men and women.  Yet their liminality has often been under-investigated, if not underestimated, by scholars.  On the one hand, households served as a hubbub of familial and filial activity (housewarmings, births, conventicles, fast/feast days and reading groups), on the other hand as sites of the foreign and fatal (burglaries, squatting, murders, possessions, and devastating fires).  The house was as permeable as it was penetrable.  This despite attempts to ward off or perturb would be intruders: via witches’ marks, locks, bars, fences, guard dogs, community patrols and the ‘watch’.

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