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Certainty and Ambiguity: Essays on the Moral Imagination of Mystery Fiction (seeking additional chapters)

updated: 
Thursday, September 15, 2022 - 3:24pm
John J. Han, C. Clark Triplett, & Matthew Bardowell / Missouri Baptist University
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, October 15, 2022

Deadline for proposal submissions:

October 15, 2022

full name / name of organization:

John J. Han, C. Clark Triplett, & Matthew Bardowell / Missouri Baptist University

contact email:

john.han@mobap.edu

 

An academic press in New York has favorably responded to our initial book manuscript proposal.  In addition to the current 12 chapters, the editors plan to add 2-3 chapters on mystery fiction written by the authors who reside in the non-Western world (Asia, Africa, and Latin America) except for Japan and the Philippines.  Possible topics include but are not limited to:

 

Postcolonialism in mystery fiction

“Tolkien’s Animals” a special issue of Journal of Tolkien Research

updated: 
Tuesday, September 13, 2022 - 1:36pm
Journal of Tolkien Research
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 23, 2023

UPDATED 09/13/2022 The Journal of Tolkien Research seeks to publish a special issue building on and expanding beyond the successful 2022 ICMS at Kalamazoo paper session, “Tolkien & the Medieval Animal.” This special issue, “Tolkien’s Animals,” seeks articles from a variety of theoretical perspectives, addressing a wide range of animals, and not necessarily connected with medieval conceptions.  Article drafts must be submitted DIRECTLY TO Kris Swank, at kris.swank@signumu.org by end of day on January 23, 2023.

CFP: The Handbook of African American Literature in the Twenty-First Century

updated: 
Friday, September 9, 2022 - 7:06pm
Belinda Waller-Peterson & Robert LaRue / Moravian University
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, November 11, 2022

CFP- The Handbook of African American Literature in the Twenty-First Century

Editors: Belinda Waller-Peterson (Moravian University) and Robert LaRue (Moravian University)

 

Hinduism Against Hindutva

updated: 
Friday, September 9, 2022 - 7:01pm
Mukti Lakhi Mangharam
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, November 1, 2022

 

Hinduism Against Hindutva

 

In the summer of 2021, speakers at the Dismantling Global Hindutva conference stated: "In our advocacy, we state clearly that Hindutva ideology is not the same as the Hinduism that we aspire to, but we cannot deny that proponents of Hindutva are doing so as Hindus, in the name of a monolithic Hinduism. As Shana Sippy put it, not all Hinduism is Hindutva, but Hindutva is clearly one manifestation of Hinduism.”

Unnatural Narratives in 21st-century Fiction

updated: 
Wednesday, September 7, 2022 - 10:35pm
Prof. Rossie Artemis
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, November 1, 2022

 

CFP: Unnatural Narratives in 21st-century Fiction

 Taking up the idea of the specificity of unnatural narratives found in the work of theorists such as Brian Richardson, Stefan Iversen, Jan Alber, and Henrik Skov Nielsen among others, the proposed 2025 special issue of JNT: Journal of Narrative Theory will probe the variety of unnatural narratives displayed in fictional works in English published after the year 2000.

Call for Papers: “Am I Invisible?” -- Voices Society Silences

updated: 
Wednesday, September 7, 2022 - 10:20pm
Survive and Thrive: A Journal for Medical Humanities and Narrative as Medicine
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, November 15, 2022

Call for Papers: “Am I Invisible?” Voices Society Silences  

deadlines for submissions: 

October 15, 2022 (Pre-Submission Ideas, Proposals, and Abstracts Deadline)

November 15, 2022 (Deadline for Drafts) 

contact email: 

SurviveAndThriveHealing@gmail.com 

Call for Works: Comparative Media Arts Journal Issue 13

updated: 
Wednesday, September 7, 2022 - 10:05pm
Comparative Media Arts Journal
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, October 10, 2022

The Comparative Media Arts Journal is seeking submissions for its 12th issue, entitled Thresholds. The CMAJ is an open-source journal for early-career and graduate-level artists, scholars, and writers. Please read the full call for works and description of submission guidelines here: 

https://www.sfu.ca/cmajournal/issues/issue-thirteen--the-outside.html

 

We look forward to working with you!

Arc - Extended Call for Book Reviews

updated: 
Wednesday, September 7, 2022 - 9:55pm
Arc: Journal of the School of Religious Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, October 31, 2022

Call for Book Reviews: “Looking Backward – Looking Forward”

The editors of Arc: Journal of the School of Religious Studies are pleased to announce an extended call for book reviews for our forthcoming volume (Vol. 50). As the 50th anniversary of the journal presents a unique opportunity to think both retrospectively and prospectively, Arc is asking for submissions that engage with the theme of looking backward – looking forward.

Dissenting Beliefs Edited Collection: Heresy and Heterodoxy in Fantasy

updated: 
Wednesday, September 7, 2022 - 9:52pm
Centre for Fantasy and the Fantastic
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, October 3, 2022

Religious fantasy, for a great many readers, is synonymous with Christian fantasy; more specifically, it is understood as literature overtly reproducing biblical narratives within a fantasy world, such as C. S. Lewis’ The Chronicles of Narnia. Concurrently, fantasy texts engaging with theology through non-allegorical means that challenge mainstream Christian doctrine are all too often dismissed as disingenuous, offensive or deliberately antagonistic. While this is sometimes the case, such a narrow view of religious fantasy excludes all but the least innovative texts from the genre and leaves little room for authors of other faiths.

CFP: Social Justice & American Literature

updated: 
Friday, September 2, 2022 - 1:21pm
Jeff Birkenstein & Robert Hauhart/Saint Martin's University
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, February 16, 2017

CFP: Social Justice & American Literature

 

We seek essays of 5,000 to 6,000 words for an anthology that explores American literature through the lens of social justice.  The volume will become a part of a popular literary series published by a major press.

 

CFP: European Writers in Exile (DEADLINE EXTENSION)

updated: 
Friday, September 2, 2022 - 1:19pm
Jeff Birkenstein & Robert Hauhart/Saint Martin's University
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, May 15, 2017

CFP: European Writers in Exile

 

We have a contract with Lexington Books (an imprint of Rowman and Littlefield) in hand and are issuing a targeted call for, primarily, the following important writers.  We have accepted a number of essays already and are seeking now only to round out our volume, as follows.

 

We seek essays of 5,000 to 6,000 words for an anthology that explores the work of some of the more popular and/or influential European writers in nineteenth-, twentieth- and twenty-first-century exile. 

 

Designing, Teaching, Leading, & Theorizing Out-of-the-Box Student Travel (Domestic or Int’l; Edited Collection)

updated: 
Friday, September 2, 2022 - 1:19pm
Jeff Birkenstein & Irina Gendelman
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, November 1, 2018

CFP: Designing, Teaching, Leading, & Theorizing Out-of-the-Box Student Travel (Domestic or Int’l; Edited Collection)

We seek essays of 3,000-5,000 words for an edited collection that explores unique and out-of-the-box faculty-led student travel, whether abroad or domestically. This book intends to argue for unique and innovative forms of undergraduate student travel, travel that eschews the sadly ubiquitous pre-packaged and overpriced program. We anticipate having three major sections: articles exploring the a) theory, b) implementation, and c) teaching (both in and outside the classroom, depending) of such journeys.

 

Russian & American Short Stories and Influence Abstract: 11/15/2018; Completed Draft: 3/15/2019

updated: 
Friday, September 2, 2022 - 1:19pm
Jeff Birkenstein & Robert Hauhart
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, November 15, 2018

Though usually relegated to second status critically, the short story is having a moment. When Canadian writer Alice Munro won the Nobel Prize for literature in 2013, it was specifically for her contribution to the short story genre. As a writer who does not write novels, she acknowledged the importance of the award: “It’s a wonderful thing for the short story.” Indeed.

 

UPDATED: Russian & American Short Stories and Influence Abstract: 3/31/2019; Completed Draft: 8/15/2019

updated: 
Friday, September 2, 2022 - 1:19pm
Jeff Birkenstein & Robert Hauhart
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, March 31, 2019

Though usually relegated to second status critically, the short story is having a moment. When Canadian writer Alice Munro won the Nobel Prize for literature in 2013, it was specifically for her contribution to the short story genre. As a writer who does not write novels, she acknowledged the importance of the award: “It’s a wonderful thing for the short story.” Indeed.

 

Russian & American Short Stories & Influence, updated; Abstract: 7/8/2019; Completed Draft: 12/1/2019

updated: 
Friday, September 2, 2022 - 1:19pm
Jeff Birkenstein
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, June 8, 2019

CFP: Russian & American Short Stories & Influence, updated

Abstract: 7/8/2019; Completed Draft: 12/1/2019


UPDATE: Below follows our original CFP, which we now update slightly and with urgency. We have thus far assembled an excellent collection of promised essays, but are now looking specifically for essays that meet the requirements below as well as1) are about Russian authors OTHER than Chekhov (as you can imagine, we quickly got our share of those) and 2) about American authors who are of color and/or women. Please read on and submit your idea(s) to us. We are excited to hear from you.

 

Russian & American Short Stories & Influence (updated)

updated: 
Friday, September 2, 2022 - 1:18pm
Jeff Birkenstein / Saint Martin's University
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, April 1, 2020

UPDATE: We have a contract with Lexington Books!

 

But we are posting our updated CFP because we would still like one or two more excellent essays on specific authors.  

 

UPDATE: CFP: Food in American Literature Proposals due December 24, 2021

updated: 
Friday, September 2, 2022 - 1:18pm
Jeff Birkenstein & Robert Hauhart/Saint Martin's University
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 24, 2021

UPDATE: CFP: Food in American Literature

Proposals due December 24, 2021

NOTE:

We are well along in the peer review process with a university press with favorable evaluations. In order to further bolster our collection, however, at this point we are looking only for proposals addressing the following:

  • Food and one or more contemporary (last 20 years) African American texts;
  • Food and one or more queer literary texts;
  • Food and a 19th century American literary text.

For more detailed information on what to send, please see our original CFP below. Thank you.

OVERVIEW:

Food and the American Dream

updated: 
Friday, September 2, 2022 - 1:17pm
Jeff Birkenstein & Robert Hauhart
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, February 28, 2022

CFP: Food and the American Dream

Proposals due February 28, 2022

 

Modernism and Literature: A (Re)consideration

updated: 
Friday, September 2, 2022 - 1:17pm
Jeff Birkenstein/Saint Martin's University
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, September 1, 2022

CFP: Modernism and Literature: A (Re)consideration

Proposals due September 1, 2022

OVERVIEW:

Figures of Freedom in Anthropocene Fiction [Update]

updated: 
Friday, September 2, 2022 - 12:09pm
Randy Laist
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, October 1, 2022

Call for Chapter Proposals:

Figures of Freedom in Anthropocene Fiction

 

We are soliciting chapters for a forthcoming book, Figures of Freedom in Anthropocene Fiction, a collection of essays examining how American literary, filmic, and televisual narratives have represented and reimagined themes of personal and political agency within the context of 21st-century aspirations and anxieties.

(Deadline Approaching) SF and Societal Vulnerability: Fragility, Collapse, and Transformation

updated: 
Friday, September 2, 2022 - 7:17am
Jonathan Elmore Savannah State University
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, September 15, 2022

COVID showed us what we already knew, how fragile global capitalist societies are and how unresilient they become when the structures get shocked. Some of those structures deserve to be destroyed (authoritarianism, nationalism, racism, colonialism, labor exploitation, e.g.); others need to be shored up or replaced with even better institutions and practices (healthcare, the planetary ecosystem, wealth equity, social justice, e.g.). When these fragile structures fail, their failures disproportionately affect those least able to bear the harm. And, around the world, the harmful effects of exploitative structures are repeatedly discriminatorily directed.

 

The Routledge Handbook of Trans Literature

updated: 
Friday, September 2, 2022 - 12:26am
Routledge Literature Handbooks
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, September 1, 2022

Chapter proposals are invited for The Routledge Handbook of Trans Literature (hereafter simply The Handbook), to be published within the series Routledge Literature Handbooks in 2023. Interested authors should submit a 300-word abstract, a 200-word biography, and a sample of a previously published chapter or article to the Dropbox folder at https://bit.ly/Routledge_Handbook_of_Trans_Literature no later than September 1, 2022.

Humanities and Arts in Business Series

updated: 
Thursday, September 1, 2022 - 11:17pm
Rhonda Knight / SAGE Publishing
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, November 1, 2022

Call for Abstracts for the

Humanities and Arts in Business Series

Series Editors: Rhonda Knight, PhD, Coker University and Eric Litton, PhD, University of Central Florida

 

Deadline for Submission of Abstract + Learning Objectives = November 1, 2022

                                                  

Call for scholarly articles

updated: 
Thursday, September 1, 2022 - 7:29am
Dr Sarbani Sen Vengadasalam
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, December 31, 2022

TITLE: TEACHING WITH SOCIAL MEDIA AND TECHNOLOGY: GLOBAL DOSSIERS

CALL FOR PAPERS

Thinking with a River: Housatonic Valley History and Culture

updated: 
Tuesday, August 30, 2022 - 11:24am
Jacob Remes and Sheila Liming
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, February 1, 2023

Thinking With a River: Housatonic Valley History and Culture
Edited by Sheila Liming and Jacob A.C. Remes

Abstracts due February 1, 2023

Teaching American Literature: A Journal of Theory and Practice (TALTP) Winter 2022

updated: 
Tuesday, August 30, 2022 - 11:22am
Patricia Bostian / Central Piedmont Community College
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, November 15, 2022

The online peer-reviewed journal Teaching American Literature: A Journal of Theory and Practice (TALTP) is seeking articles for its Winter 2022 issue. Deadline for article submission is November 15. Visit the web site at 

https://www.cpcc.edu/teaching-american-literature-journal-theory-and-practice

for submission guidelines and send manuscripts to Patricia Bostian at Patricia.Bostian@cpcc.edu.

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