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Grandiloquence And Desperation. Discourses About The Performing Arts In The 21st Century

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Thursday, December 13, 2018 - 9:48am
Studia Universitatis Babeș-Bolyai / Dramatica
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 15, 2019

From the Nāṭyaśāstra or Aristotle’s Poetics to social media posts or the new online review aggregators, discourses about theater have shaped the course of the art’s evolution, reflecting and influencing aesthetics, modes of production and models of social and political involvement.

The emergence and spread of “practice as”, “practice-led” or “practice-based” research paradigms, the growing interest for the performative function of arts archives, the fluidization and democratization of critical discourses, as well as the ripple effect of the performative turn define, nowadays, a climate in which theory and practice intermingle, seemingly re-bridging the gap between artists and scholars, between creators, historians and critics.

New Directions in Italian Fiction

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Thursday, December 13, 2018 - 9:34am
Italian Graduate Society at Rutgers University
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 15, 2019

Call for Papers: New Directions in Italian Fiction

 

La Fusta, the digital Italian Studies journal edited by the Italian Graduate Society at Rutgers University, is now welcoming submissions in English or Italian. Issue 27 (Spring 2019) will concentrate on the theme “New Generations of Italian Writers.” Articles, book reviews, and creative writing are being considered for publication.

 

Editing the Harlem Renaissance (edited collection)

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Thursday, December 13, 2018 - 9:34am
Ross K. Tangedal / University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point; Joshua M. Murray / Fayetteville State University
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, January 15, 2019

From the beginning, individuals such as W. E. B. Du Bois and Alain Locke attempted to mold and guide Harlem Renaissance authors, as well as control critical reception. Their roles as editors proved influential in the careers of many writers and in the movement itself. While the popular period has received much scholarly attention, the significance of editors and editing in the Harlem Renaissance remains woefully understudied. As a remedy, Editing the Harlem Renaissance will foreground an in-depth, exhaustive approach to relevant editing and editorial issues, offering a variety of voices and becoming a centralized authority on the subject.

Women and Climate Change – Issue of Many Hands Zine

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Thursday, December 13, 2018 - 9:34am
Layla Hendow & Natalie Lee
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 25, 2019

 

Call for contributions: Women and Climate Change – Issue of Many Hands Zine

The Many Hands Zine is a quarterly publication that works as a communication platform to showcase environmental pledges and hand portrait photography, as well as including writing on the subject of climate change and environmental issues.

Turkish-German Studies Yearbook, Volume 10, 2019

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Wednesday, December 12, 2018 - 9:51am
Turkish-German Studies Yearbook
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, January 31, 2019

Turkish-German Studies Yearbook, Volume 10, 2019

Call for Papers

The second volume of Turkish-German Studies Yearbook in 2011 was devoted to the 50thanniversary of the migration of Turkish guest workers to Germany. At that time, the prevailing mood surrounding Turkish-German relations was celebratory. Discussions on Leitkultur, the supposed phenomenon of speaking two languages halfway, and integration faded into the background, while mutual acceptance seemed within reach.

CFP: General Issue

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Wednesday, December 12, 2018 - 8:58am
ANTAE Journal
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, May 1, 2019

ANTAE (ISSN 2523-2126) invites original full-length article submissions for its upcoming general issues.

ANTAE is a refereed, interdisciplinary journal aimed at exploring current concerns and debates within literary studies, theory, and criticism. The journal welcomes submissions situated across the interdisciplinary spaces provided by diverse forms and expressions within narrative, poetry, theatre, literary theory, cultural criticism, philosophy, media studies, digital cultures, and language studies. Creative writing, translations, and book or conference reviews are also encouraged.

Beyond the Margins--New Graduate Journal

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Wednesday, December 12, 2018 - 9:19am
English Department, University of New Orleans
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 25, 2019

Beyond the Margins: A Graduate Journal of Literary Scholarship

Beyond the Margins is a new annual, open access, blind peer-reviewed journal, housed at the University of New Orleans, dedicated to furthering diversity in academia through the publication of graduate student scholarship in the field of English, with a focus on literary and textual studies. The journal's aim is twofold: to broaden opportunities for graduate student scholars to contribute to academic conversations and to provide a platform for alternative forms of scholarship.

Disseminating Shakespeare in the Nordic Countries, 1789-1914

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Wednesday, December 12, 2018 - 9:44am
Nely Keinänen (University of Helsinki, Finland) and Per Sivefors (Linnaeus University, Sweden)
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, March 31, 2019

‘Disseminating Shakespeare in the Nordic Countries, 1789 - 1914’

 We are currently seeking contributions to a planned anthology on the early reception of Shakespeare in the Nordic countries during the ‘long’ 19th century.

Academic Freedom and Academic Lives A Cluster for Biography: An Interdisciplinary Quarterly

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Wednesday, December 12, 2018 - 9:16am
Biography: An Interdisciplinary Quarterly
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, January 15, 2019

Academic Freedom and Academic Lives

 

The concept of “academic freedom”—always contested—has been muddied, polarized, and done violence to in recent years. This special cluster of Biography: An Interdisciplinary Quarterly invites contributions from a variety of perspectives that seek to illuminate the politics of academic freedom and censorship in the face of rapidly escalating racist, xenophobic, anti-semitic, Islamophobic, sexist, misogynist political currents. Essays connected to personal experience, or that situate questions of academic freedom within the problem of experience as a category of scholarship and public knowledge, are particularly welcome and encouraged.

 

Claude McKay, Romance in Marseille Special Issue

updated: 
Wednesday, December 12, 2018 - 9:18am
Gary Holcomb, William J. Maxwell
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, August 31, 2019

In February 2020, Penguin Random House will publish for the first time Claude McKay’s never-released revolutionary novel, Romance in Marseille, written circa 1929-1933, edited by Gary Holcomb (Ohio U) and William J. Maxwell (Washington U in St. Louis). A “Black Spine” series Penguin Classics paperback, Romance in Marseille will be the publisher’s Black History Month selection and centerpiece of the 2020 catalogue. McKay’s late-Harlem Renaissance novel lends itself to several contemporary critical concerns: queer, disability, proletarian, black transnational, and New Modernist studies among them.

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