The editors have received several requests for extra time: balancing teaching, designing, and researching during the COVID-19 pandemic is a challenge with which we fully empathize. It is also an opportunity to invite others to participate, and we welcome additional proposals. Updated proposal deadline, November 1, 2021.
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Call for Proposals
Tabletop Teaching: Board Games and Social Justice
CFP: Indian Writing in English Online, University of Hyderabad
Indian Writing in English Online at The University of Hyderabad (henceforth IWE Online), an initiative being executed and funded by the prestigious Institution of Eminence (IoE) project of the University, aims at being the single authoritative academic web resource for any student or a general reader searching for information on the subject of Indian Writing in India.
Screen Bodies invites submissions to be considered for our forthcoming general issue. We feature work on all forms of visual media, particularly research that engages with concepts of the body, the screen, and / or technology broadly construed. Articles are typically between 6k–9k words. Please see our website for details about the inclusion of artwork/images (www.berghahnjournals.com/submissions).
The editor of a volume tentatively titled Redefining Paradise is looking for submissions focusing on 21st-century, environmentally oriented fiction written in California and the American West.
The Journal of Avant-Garde Studies (JAGS) and its guest editors invite submissions for the special issue “Las Vanguardistas: Spanish Women Poets in Transnational Contexts (1920–1975)”.
By proposing this special issue, we aim to foster a global understanding of avant-garde movements and highlight the key role of Spanish women poets in the transnational avant-garde scene from the 1920s to the 1970s. To this end, we welcome academic articles that focus on, but are not limited to, the following topics:
- Transnational Literary Networks between Spanish, European and Latin American Women Poets.
- Spanish Women and the Avant-Garde Press: Women’s Contributions to Avant-Garde Magazines.
A Critical Companion to Wes Craven
edited by Fernando Gabriel Pagnoni Berns and John Darowski
Part of the Critical Companion to Popular Directors series edited by Adam Barkman and Antonio Sanna
CALL FOR ABSTRACTS
Epic and Iconic: Essays on the Work, Influence, and Legacy of Alex Ross
Edited by Robert Moses Peaslee and Robert G. Weiner
Under contract with the University Press of Mississippi for 2023 publication
Nelson Alexander Ross, better known as Alex, has exerted nearly thirty years of profound influence upon sequential art storytelling. Ross emerged into the comics world in the early 1990s with his work on Terminator: Burning Earth, Marvels, and Kingdom Come, immediately establishing his photorealistic style of painting, influenced by Norman Rockwell, Salvador Dali, and Andrew Loomis, among others.
Synthesis (15. 2022)
Re-Storying the World for Multispecies Survival
Special Issue Editor: Mayako Murai
We are very pleased to announce the launch of Global Nineteenth-Century Studies, which will be published by Liverpool University Press from spring 2022. GNCS is the flagship publication of the newly formed Society for Global Nineteenth-Century Studies. You can learn more about the society and become a member at www.global19c.com
While we have received many excellent abstracts, we are currently soliciting abstracts which directly engage with
- critical race theory
- race and representation
- the global south
We are especially interested in soliciting chapters featuring non-Western perspectives and work by scholars of colour.
We hope to include work from both established and emerging scholars; junior scholars & graduate students are also encouraged to apply.
Pikachu’s Transmedia Adventures: The Continuing Adaptability of the Pokemon Franchise
A special issue of the Journal of Interdisciplinary History of Ideas on FACETS OF HYBRIDIZATION IN THE HISTORY OF IDEAS is planned for mid-2022.
Theatre and Social Action
Call for Papers for the Methuen Drama Handbooks series
Theaters have closed everywhere. Theaters are reopening. And at the same time, the global pandemic and recent social movements have urgently been measured, mediated, and aided by the arts and theater makers to reshape the way we must now represent, facilitate, and protest.
Call for a Co-editor on a collected manuscript, ‘Who Was that Masked Woman: Representations of Women Vigilantes and Outlaws in Popular Media from Reconstruction to the Great Depression.’
CALL FOR ABSTRACTS: EARLY MODERN ASEXUALITIES
CALL FOR BOOK CHAPTER PROPOSALS
We’re seeking chapter-length contributions to an edited volume on politics and the Western. The working title for this project is A Fistful of Politics: The Western and Political Thought. We’re anticipating that much of our collection will deal with Western films, but we’re open to—and excited about—contributions that discuss anything within the Western genre (prose fiction, films, television series, comics, poetry, video games, theater, music, etc.) in connection with politics and political thought.
The Politics of Faith and Secularism in Writing Centers and Writing Studies
Literary multilingualism studies is a relatively new but burgeoning area of research. With the impact of translation studies, the ‘transnational turn’ within literary studies, and the growing relevance of the ‘postmonolingual condition’ in the contemporary world, multilingual and translingual writing practices – considered in the past to be exceptional and unusual – are now at the forefront of literary studies.
Literary Women: Global Encounters, Interventions and Innovations, 1750-1830 (*** Deadline extended to 31st March 2022 ***)
Dr Yi-cheng Weng (National Taiwan University, Taiwan)
Dr Gillian Dow (University of Southampton, UK)
Journal of Awareness (E-ISSN 2149-6544) is an international refereed journal which started to be published in 2016. The journal aims to include original papers in the main titles of social scineces and humanities. In this framework, high quality theoretical and applied articles are going to be published. The views and works of academicians, researchers and professionals working in all fileds of social scineces and humanities are brought together.
Journal of Arts (E-ISSN 2636-7718 & Doi Prefix: 10.31566) is an international peer-reviewed and periodical journal. It aims to create a forum on arts. It brings together the views and studies of academicians, researchers and professionals working in all branches of arts. The Journal publishes original research papers in the field of arts.
The articles in theJournal of Arts is published in 4 times a year; WINTER (January), SPRING (April), SUMMER (July) and AUTUMN (October).
Jounal is open access electronic journal. Each paper published in the Journal is assigned a DOI® number, which appears beneath the author's affiliation in the published paper.
Homeros (E-ISSN: 2667-4688) is an international peer-reviewed journal that was published in 2018. The journal aims to include original papers in philology. In this context, high quality theoretical and applied articles are given. The views and works of artists, academics, researchers and professionals working in the field of philology are brought together. Articles in the journal; It is published four times a year including WIN (January), SPRING (April), SUMMER (July) and FALL (October). Homeros is a free-open access electronic journal. The DOI number is assigned to all articles published in the journal (DOI Prefix:10.33390/homeros).
In 1947, Tolkien published “On Fairy Stories”, an essay on fairy tales which grew out of his 1939 Andrew Lang Lecture and has since become the basis for the theorisation of the modern Fantasy genre. This essay popularised the terms secondary world, subcreation and subcreator in specialist criticism.
The Journal of the International Arthurian Society (JIAS) welcomes submissions for a special issue (2022, volume 10) on Arthurian medievalism, or post-medieval adaptations, re- imaginings and recreations of medieval Arthurian texts, artefacts and spaces (real or imagined). The guest editors seek especially interdisciplinary and co-disciplinary explorations of how Arthurian myth makes meaning in a range of media, including (but not limited to) literary texts, television, film, games, visual arts, architecture, commodity culture, experiential medievalism, the heritage sector, and geographical spaces.
Teaching Economics and American Literature, edited by Katharine A. Burnett and Amy K. King
Deadline: 1 November 2021
This collection of critical essays explores how contemporary British authors engage with the theme of crisis in their fiction (as apparent in novels and short stories by Kazuo Ishiguro, Julian Barnes, A S Byatt, Graham Swift, Hilary Mantel, Zadie Smith, Pat Barker, Martin Amis, among others.)
‘Crisis’ can be investigated not only as informing any aspect of fiction involving sociopolitical and cultural systems, but also as a mode of challenge to established power structures and modes of representationacross narrative traditions.
Submissions should focus on one or more of the aforementioned major contemporary British authors (though you are welcome to propose additional British authors who explore the theme of crisis).
Call for Chapters:
The Routledge Research Companion to Toni Morrison
editor: Maureen E. Ruprecht Fadem, CUNY
This is an early draft of the call for chapter proposals for a volume I’ve been commissioned to edit, The Routledge Research Companion to Toni Morrison. This companion text is intended for a scholarly audience and is meant as support, including for up-and-coming or new Morrison scholars as they approach new research on her work.
Call For Submissions
The editors and editorial board of MLQ: A Journal of Literary History invite submissions of topical, short-form essays on literary history and the crises, clarities, and opportunities of the present moment for an ongoing special series, “Present Tense: Literary History in Our Time.”
Call for Papers: Between Worlds: Nineteenth-Century Transatlantic Women Writers and Religious Identity
Edited by LuElla D’Amico and Lindsay Katzir