The Council of Editors of Learned Journals is committed to mentoring authors at all career stages. MLA members—especially new faculty, emerging scholars, and graduate students—are invited to meet with an experienced journal editor to discuss their writing for scholarly publication. This opportunity, managed by the CELJ Mentoring Coordinator, is provided at each MLA Convention by the CELJ, and is one of the organization’s signature events.
journals and collections of essays
south: a scholarly journal invites submissions for a special issue on southern studies, pedagogy, and activism guest edited by David A. Davis to be published in fall 2018. Position papers/essays are due by May 1, 2018. Please submit 2,500 to 3,000 word (10-12 pp.) documents to our website under “submissions” with the title of the article and the designated special issue #southernsyllabus.
UPDATE: Deadline Approaching
Call for papers:Histories of the Future: Proto-Science Fiction from the Victorian Era to the Radium Age, a Critical Anthology to be published by Mcfarland Press
Editor: Ivy Roberts, Virginia Commonwealth University
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.
SPECIAL ISSUE OF SCANDINAVIAN STUDIES
Theme: Knausgård Beyond Autofiction
Disability and Shame
The Arthur Miller Society
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:
Due Date for First Drafts of Accepted Articles: September 15, 2018
Acceptable Article Length: 5,000-9,000 words
Call for Papers
Anglistik: International Journal of English Studies
Special issue on “Monsters and Monstrosity in Nineteenth-Century Anglophone Literature”
Guest editors: Gero Guttzeit and Natalya Bekhta
Women Writing Diaspora:
Transnational Perspectives in the 21st Century
Call for Papers
Rose Sackeyfio Ph. D.
‘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.