category: journals and collections of essays

TAU Journal of Literary and Visual Arts: CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS

full name / name of organization: 
Shawna Rushford-Spence/Lourdes University
contact email: 
tau@lourdes.edu

We are accepting submissions through January 30:

POETRY
FICTION
CREATIVE NON-FICTION

Rules for submission:

>Use 12 point Times New Roman font.
>Name each entry with the Title Only.

[Update] Reconstruction 17.2: Fantasy Sports

full name / name of organization: 
Andrew J. Ploeg / Reconstruction: Studies in Contemporary Culture
contact email: 
aploeg@bilkent.edu.tr

Fantasy sports are one of the most popular and rapidly expanding areas of contemporary culture.

Seeking undergrad compositions on disabilities/abilities

full name / name of organization: 
Queen City Writers journal
contact email: 
qc-writers@gmail.com

One more month!

Call for Submissions: “Women’s Voices in the Short Story”

full name / name of organization: 
Short Story Journal
contact email: 
suzanne.black@oneonta.edu, april.ford@oneonta.edu

Short Story Journal is seeking short stories and critical articles on the theme of women’s voices in short fiction for its spring 2016 issue.

Contemporary Women's Writing Essay Prize, 25 January 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Contemporary Women's Writing, Oxford University Press
contact email: 
r.carroll@tees.ac.uk

Contemporary Women's Writing (Oxford University Press) is pleased to announce the launch of a new annual Essay Prize.

[UPDATE] CFP for Post-Hamlet Essay Collection

full name / name of organization: 
Sonya Loftis and Allison Kellar Lenhardt
contact email: 
post-hamlet@googlegroups.com and a.lenhardt@wingate.edu

Post-Hamlet: Shakespeare in an Era of Textual Exhaustion

Producing Public Arts and Humanities

full name / name of organization: 
Journal of Cultural and Religious Theory
contact email: 
revfigueiredo@gmail.com

In 1845, Rudolphe Töpffer published an essay about the aesthetic, rhetorical, and philosophical foundations of literature in prints (graphic novels) with a desire of making academic, intellectual, an

Journal of Dracula Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Anne DeLong and Curt Herr
contact email: 
journalofdraculastudies@kutztown.edu

We invite manuscripts of scholarly articles (4000-6000 words) on any of the following: Bram Stoker, the novel Dracula, the historical Dracula, the vampire in folklore, fiction, film, popular culture,

CFP: International Screendance Conference (France, April 2016) - Death and the Moving Image

full name / name of organization: 
International Video Dance Festival of Burgundy
contact email: 
info@videodansebourgogne.com

The International Video Dance Festival of Burgundy is pleased to announce that it is now accepting abstracts for short papers to be presented during the festival’s fourth annual Screendance Conferen

Texts, Contexts, and Subtexts: Charlotte Perkins Gilman in her Time

full name / name of organization: 
American Literature Association (ALA) - Gilman Society
contact email: 
brandi.d.so@gmail.com

Texts, Contexts, and Subtexts: Charlotte Perkins Gilman in Her Time

The Waggle magazine - Call for Creative Submissions - closes 15 December 2015

full name / name of organization: 
the Waggle magazine
contact email: 
thewaggleeditor@gmail.com

We are presently seeking submissions of art, poetry, fiction, and creative non-fiction for our third issue! We will also consider reviews of non-mainstream books and music.

Reminder of upcoming deadline (December 15) for submission to Panel on ​​Print, Public Readership, and Alternative Literary Mode

full name / name of organization: 
University of Alberta
contact email: 
rasoul@ualberta.ca

What: ​​Panel on ​​Print, Public Readership, and Alternative Literary Modernities​ ​
Where: ​​​​CCLA @ Congress 2016 in Calgary, Canada
When: ​​May 28 to 30, 2016

CFP Lolita at 60

full name / name of organization: 
French Vladimir Nabokov Society
contact email: 
agnes.edelroy@vladimir-nabokov.org

It has been sixty years since Lolita first appeared in its green-clad double volume in 1955 in Paris, published by Maurice Girodias (Olympia Press).

Teaching Graphic Novels in English and Literature Courses

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Alissa Burger
contact email: 
burgerad@delhi.edu

In the last couple of decades, comics and graphic novels have made their way into a wide variety of classrooms, from science to the humanities. As Robert G.

The Scholastic Forum: Call for Papers in a Referred Journal of English Language and Literature:ISSN 2395-0889

full name / name of organization: 
D.A.V. College Sector 10 Chandigarh
contact email: 
scholasticdav@gmail.com ( Submission deadline: 15th january 2016)

GUIDELINES FOR PAPER SUBMISSION
1. We invite original scholarly submissions from academicians, researchers and
independent scholars in form of research papers, articles, poems, interviews and

“Scotland and the Sea” Scottish Studies/Etudes écossaises, 2017 Issue

full name / name of organization: 
Université Grenoble Alpes - ILCEA 4
contact email: 
cyril.besson@u-grenoble3.fr

“Scotland and the Sea”
Études écossaises/ Scottish Studies, n°20, 2017

Art as Concept and Institution: History and Semiotics of an Evolving Category, Deadline: December 31, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Hans-Peter Söder/LMU Munich
contact email: 
hans.soeder@lrz.uni-muenchen.de

Call for Papers
Art as Concept and Institution: History and Semiotics of an Evolving Category
Special issue of Punctum

Call for Submissions: riverSedge: A Journal of Art and Literature

full name / name of organization: 
riverSedge: A Journal of Art and Literature
contact email: 
robert.moreira@utrgv.edu

[UPDATE] CFP: Biology and Manners: The Worlds of Lois McMaster Bujold. Abstracts due 8 Jan 2016.

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Una McCormack and Dr. Regina Yung Lee
contact email: 
rylee001@uw.edu; una.mccormack@anglia.ac.uk

Call for Papers:

Potential contributors are invited to submit an abstract for a chapter for inclusion in a forthcoming edited volume on the works of Lois McMaster Bujold.

“Terrible Beauty” (April 15 -17, 2016) [Updated]

full name / name of organization: 
University of Virginia
contact email: 
terriblebeauty2016@gmail.com

Special Issue: The Family in African Film and Media

full name / name of organization: 
Journal of Cultural and Media Studies
contact email: 
adahan@mnstate.edu

The Journal of Cultural and Media Studies seeks papers for a themed issue on The Family in African Film and Media (film, television, video games, YouTube, social media, etc).

[UPDATE] 'Words, Signs, and Feelings' Journal issue

full name / name of organization: 
Cerae: An Australasian Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies
contact email: 
editorcerae@gmail.com

UPDATE: The Call for Papers for Volume 3 has been extended to Friday 4th of December! If you had something in the works but didn’t quite make the deadline, now’s your chance!

Charles Alobwed’Epie: New Critical Insights

full name / name of organization: 
Charles Alobwed’Epie: New Critical Insights
contact email: 
foreverblossom@gmail.com

A few decades ago, the mention of most Anglophone writers would have been met with ignorance for the most.

[UPDATE] CFP for Post-Hamlet Essay Collection

full name / name of organization: 
Sonya Loftis and Allison Kellar Lenhardt
contact email: 
post-hamlet@googlegroups.com and a.lenhardt@wingate.edu

Post-Hamlet: Shakespeare in an Era of Textual Exhaustion

[UPDATE] Undergraduate papers in the Humanities

full name / name of organization: 
Valley Humanities Review
contact email: 
contact-vhr@lvc.edu

The Valley Humanities Review is currently seeking essays in the humanities for publication in its Spring 2016 Issue.

Identities on a Moving Platform: The linked Story Collection and the Lusophone Identity.

full name / name of organization: 
KULeuven- Belgium/ Minho University -Braga (Portugal)
contact email: 
erik.vanachter@kuleuven.be

The Portuguese Diaspora has left indelible marks on the literature it has produced even though few texts, let alone short story collections, have found their way into the fashionable criticism of can

[UPDATE] Extended Deadline: 01/18/2016: The Weird and the Southern Imaginary

full name / name of organization: 
Travis Rozier / Johannes Gutenberg University of Mainz; Bob Hodges / University of Washington
contact email: 
jamesrzr138@gmail.com; bhodge4@gmail.com

Deadline extension: Our first round netted some excellent submissions, but we are extending the deadline for proposals to January 18, 2016.

A Special Issue on George Orwell

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Firas Al-Jubouri
contact email: 
faljubouri@aus.edu

This is a call for papers on George Orwell, with specific focus of colonialism, dystopia and his enduring reputation as a mouthpiece for both political autocracy and common decency.

[UPDATE] Variations 24 - Origins (2016)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Zurich - Variations
contact email: 
variations@rom.uzh.ch

Call for papers – Variations 24 (2015)

CFP Medieval Literature and the Trans-National (journal)

full name / name of organization: 
Literature Compass
contact email: 
lynn.ramey@vanderbilt.edu

Literature Compass invites contributions for a special issue on transnationalism in medieval literature.


"Realizing the Unreal: Victorian Speculative fiction in Context" - DEADLINE EXTENDED TO 30TH NOVEMBER

full name / name of organization: 
The Confidential Clerk: Journal of the Centre for Victorian Studies
contact email: 
cvs.journal@gmail.com

The Confidential Clerk (ISSN 2454-6100), an open-access, peer-reviewed journal of the Centre for Victorian Studies, Jadavpur University, seeks contributions for its 2015/16 issue, ‘Realizing the Unr

To Periodize Or Not To Periodize, That Is the Question

full name / name of organization: 
Studies in Control Societies
contact email: 
studiesincontrolsocieties@gmail.com

In the Introduction to Seb Franklin’s text, Control, Franklin argues that many periodization texts are:

Significations: Celebrating Christopher Isherwood

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
significations.csula@gmail.com

Call For Papers

Early Modern Black Studies: A Critical Anthology

full name / name of organization: 
edited volume
contact email: 
clsmith17@ua.edu, miles.grier@qc.cuny.edu, nick.jones@bucknell.edu

We are seeking submissions for a collection of essays tentatively titled Early Modern Black Studies: A Critical Anthology.

Contingency: Abstracts due Jan. 15, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Angelic Rodgers
contact email: 
angelicrodgers@gmail.com

http://www.angelicrodgers.com/contingency.html

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