category: journals and collections of essays

Humanism and Its Prefixes

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Rhetoric, UC Berkeley
contact email: 
rhetorichumanisms@berkeley.edu

Humanism and its prefixes
(non-, trans-, post-, in-, a-)

October 3rd-4th, 2015

Organized by the graduate students of UC Berkeley’s Department of Rhetoric

Call for Submissions to a Special Issue of the Journal of Popular Film and Television on Holmes Onscreen (Tentative Title)

full name / name of organization: 
Tom Ue, Department of English, University College London
contact email: 
ue_tom@hotmail.com

Heralded by The Telegraph as a ‘global phenomenon,’ BBC’s Sherlock is now one of the most commercially and critically successful television series of all time.

CfP: Special issue on Men, Masculinities, and Violence; Submission deadline - Sep 10, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Graduate Journal of Social Science
contact email: 
masculinities@outlook.com

CALL FOR PAPERS & ARTWORK
Special issue on Men, Masculinities, and Violence
Graduate Journal of Social Science

Special TWC Issue CFP: Queer Female Fandom (3/1/16; 6/15/17)

full name / name of organization: 
Julie Levin Russo (The Evergreen State College) and Eve Ng (Ohio University)
contact email: 
queerfemalefandom@gmail.com

This special issue is the first dedicated to femslash, and it aims to collect and put in dialogue emerging research and criticism on the subject, from histories of lesbian fandom to current fan activities around queer female characters and pairings.

Georgetown Journal of Asian Affairs (submission deadline: July 31, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
SFS Asian Studies Program, Georgetown University
contact email: 
guasiajournal@gmail.com

The Georgetown Journal of Asian Affairs (GJAA) is an open-access, peer-reviewed journal published by the Asian Studies Program in the Edmund A.

Bodies of Care: Somaesthetics of Vulnerability (Jan. 28–29, 2016): International Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Center for Body, Mind and Culture, Florida Atlantic University
contact email: 
bodymindculture@fau.edu

Bodies of Care: Somaesthetics of Vulnerability

Ruth Rendell/Barbara Vine, Special Issue of Contemporary Women’s Writing Journal

full name / name of organization: 
Falmouth University
contact email: 
ruth.heholt@falmouth.ac.uk, f.peters@bathspa.ac.uk and g.wisker@brighton.ac.uk

Ruth Rendell, who has recently died, was one of the most prolific and important female authors of the C20th/21st centuries, achieving many literary awards and honours, plus a Labour peerage.

Popular Modernisms: Then and Now- Edited Collection- Abstract Deadline 7/26/15

full name / name of organization: 
Scott Ortolano/ Florida SouthWestern State College
contact email: 
SOrtolano@fsw.edu

Popular Modernisms: Then and Now

Proposed Edited Collection
Abstract Deadline July 26, 2015

Beyond the postmodern and the postcolonial.

full name / name of organization: 
Open Windows: A feminist research Center.
contact email: 
openwindows101@gmail.com.

BEYOND THE POSTMODERN AND THE POSTCOLONIAL.

Fugitive Environmentalisms

full name / name of organization: 
Journal of the Midwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
mmla@luc.edu

The Journal of the Midwest Modern Language Association invites submission of essays to be considered for a special issue in the environmental humanities.

Call for Narratives: Special Issue on Librarians as Helping Professionals (Deadline: September 30, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
REFLECTIONS: Narratives of Professional Helping (Published by Cleveland State University School of Social Work)
contact email: 
l.habat@vikes.csuohio.edu

Reflections: Narratives of Professional Helping is a double-blind peer reviewed interdisciplinary journal that has been published since 1995.

TWC Special Issue CFP: Sherlock Holmes Fandom, Sherlockiana, and The Great Game (3/1/16; 3/15/17)

full name / name of organization: 
Roberta Pearson (Nottingham) and Betsy Rosenbaum (Whittier)
contact email: 
twcsherlock@gmail.com

Transformative Works and Cultures special issue on Sherlock Holmes fandom, fan works, and communities from 1887 to today.

Call for Chapters: Representations of Poverty in US Pop Culture (9/1/2015 deadline)

full name / name of organization: 
Wylie Lenz
contact email: 
povertyandpopculture@gmail.com

Chapter proposals are invited for an edited collection tentatively titled Representing the Other Half: Essays on Poverty in American Popular Culture.

“The French Play in London”: Adaptations from the French in Victorian England

full name / name of organization: 
Ignacio Ramos Gay / University of Valencia, Spain
contact email: 
ignacio.ramos@uv.es

This essay collection aims at exploring the presence of French plays in Victorian England and their influence and impact upon native dramatists, critics and audiences.

Fiction in the Age of Risk

full name / name of organization: 
Textual Practice
contact email: 
golnar.nabizadeh@uwa.edu.au; tony.hda@uwa.edu.au

What does it mean to risk, and how do we benefit, as well as suffer, from its demands?

"The Age of the Geek:" Book collection. Abstract deadline 7/20/15

full name / name of organization: 
"The Age of the Geek:" Book Collection
contact email: 
KELane@nwosu.edu

CFP: “The Age of the Geek:” Book collection

Submission Deadline: Abstracts are due July 20, 2015

“The Age of the Geek:” Book Collection

SFFTV CFP: Special Issue on Mad Max franchise

full name / name of organization: 
Dan Hassler-Forest
contact email: 
dhasslerforest@gmail.com

Science Fiction Film and Television seeks submissions for a special issue on the Mad Max franchise.
Guest editor: Dan Hassler-Forest

UPDATE: Writing and Composing in the Age of MOOCs

full name / name of organization: 
Elizabeth A. Monske & Kristine L. Blair
contact email: 
emonske@nmu.edu; kblair@bgsu.edu

UPDATED* CALL FOR CHAPTER PROPOSALS:

Writing and Composing in the Age of MOOCs

A book edited Elizabeth A. Monske and Kristine L. Blair

Sacred Texts and Comics: Religion, Faith, and Graphic Narratives

full name / name of organization: 
Ken Koltun-Fromm, Haverford College; Assaf Gamzou, Israeli Cartoon Museum
contact email: 
kkoltunf@haverford.edu, assaf@cartoon.org.il

The last decade has produced critical and expressive studies in sacred canonical texts and comics. Witness, for example, the artistic works from R.

International Journal of Literary Linguistics

full name / name of organization: 
Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz
contact email: 
wood@uni-mainz.de

The International Journal of Literary Linguistics (IJLL) is an open-access, peer-review journal published by Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz (Germany) that is dedicated to the publi

My Material; Contributions to the book "Materialeffekte – Material Effects" (open until Oct 1, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
International Marianne Brandt Contest
contact email: 
lp@mbw.de


Call for Papers for Collected Essays: Women Activists Online

full name / name of organization: 
Linda Levitt
contact email: 
women.activists.online@gmail.com

The early promise of the Internet as an opportunity to enhance community, bringing people together to work together toward positive ends, long seemed a pipe dream.

[Update] Special Issue on W.B. Yeats, Celebrating 150th Year of His Birth

full name / name of organization: 
The Golden Line: A Magazine on English Literature
contact email: 
editor@bcdedu.net

The Golden Line: A Magazine on English Literature
ISSN 2395-1583 [Print], ISSN 2395-1591 [Online]

UPDATE Call for Papers Etudes écossaises, n°19, 2016 : “Scotland – migrations and borders”

full name / name of organization: 
Université Grenoble Alpes
contact email: 
david.leishman@u-grenoble3.fr

Call for Papers
Etudes écossaises, n°19, 2016 : “Scotland – migrations and borders”

Crime Fiction and the Creative/Critical Nexus (for publication in October 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
TEXT: JOURNAL OF WRITING AND WRITING COURSES (An international electronic refereed journal published twice yearly - ERA rank A)
contact email: 
rachel.franks@newcastle.edu.au

The aim of this special issue is to examine the interaction of the creative and critical in the genres of crime fiction, true crime and academic crime fiction studies.

Edited Collection: Examining the Power of Children's Play (abstracts due Sept. 1, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Joyce Kelley
contact email: 
jkelley8@aum.edu

This is a call for essay abstracts for an edited collection on depictions of children’s play in nineteenth and twentieth-century literature.

[UPDATE] Privacy and Freedom in the Digital Age (Special Issue Journal; deadline extended to July 15th)

full name / name of organization: 
PROTEUS: A Journal of Ideas
contact email: 
proteus@ship.edu

Proteus: A Journal of Ideas seeks submissions for our upcoming issue, "Privacy and Freedom in the Digital Age." We are soliciting articles and creative works from a wide range of disciplines that refl

Open, non-thematic issue of [sic] - a journal of literature, culture and literary translation; submission deadline June 30, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
[sic] - a journal of literature, culture and literary translation (University of Zadar, Croatia)
contact email: 
sic.journal.contact@gmail.com

[sic] – a journal of literature, culture and literary translation invites submissions for the upcoming 11th issue. We accept:

- original research papers: 5,000 to 7,000 words

Reči: a Journal of Language, Literature and Culture, 8th issue, deadline for submissions: 30 June 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Faculty of Foreign Languages, Alfa University, Belgrade (Serbia)
contact email: 
reci@alfa.edu.rs

It is our pleasure to inform you that manuscripts for the 8th issue of Reči: a Journal of Language, Literature and Culture should be sent by June 30, 2015 to reci@alfa.edu.rs.

[UPDATE] Rock and Romanticism (anthology)

full name / name of organization: 
James Rovira / Tiffin University
contact email: 
jamesrovira@gmail.com

CFP: Rock and Romanticism (edited anthology)

[EXTENDED] CFP: Gothic Tourism Book

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Lorna Piatti-Farnell and Prof. Donna Lee Brien
contact email: 
lorna.piatti-farnell@aut.ac.nz and d.brien@cqu.edu.au

In recent years, it has become clear that ‘Gothic’ as a critical term has the potential to bring together varied perspectives, from numerous areas of enquiry.

UPDATE: The Canadian Alternative EXTENDED DEADLINE

full name / name of organization: 
Dominick Grace and Eric Hoffman
contact email: 
dgrace2@uwo.ca

We have EXTENDED THE DEADLINE for a proposed edited and refereed volume on Canadian graphic novelists and cartoonists.

“The French Play in London”: Adaptations from the French in Victorian England

full name / name of organization: 
Ignacio Ramos Gay / University of Valencia, Spain
contact email: 
ignacio.ramos@uv.es

This essay collection aims at exploring the presence of French plays in Victorian England and their influence and impact upon native dramatists, critics and audiences.

Teaching fantasy literature through critical literacy

full name / name of organization: 
Mark Fabrizi
contact email: 
fabrizim@easternct.edu

Seeking chapters for a scholarly book that explores the teaching of fantasy literature through a critical literacy framework, challenging the norms and assumptions associated with fantasy as a genre a

The comics of Julie Doucet and Gabrielle Bell (essay collection) Aug. 15, Proposals Due

full name / name of organization: 
Tahneer Oksman and Seamus O'Malley
contact email: 
bellanddoucet@gmail.com

Call for Papers
The comics of Julie Doucet and Gabrielle Bell (an anthology)

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