category: journals and collections of essays

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

[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

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.

Journal: Language and Semiotic Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Soochow University
contact email: 
lass@suda.edu.cn

Language and Semiotic Studies is a peer-reviewed academic journal of international scope.

Special Issue CFP: Elsewhere

full name / name of organization: 
'Antae', at the University of Malta
contact email: 
antaejournal@gmail.com

Deadline: 29th February, 2016

[UPDATE] “Chat with an Editor” at the MLA Convention, Austin, January 8–9, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Council of Editors of Learned Journals (CELJ)
contact email: 
gmacphee@wcupa.edu

MLA members—especially junior faculty and graduate students—are invited to meet with a journal editor to discuss their writing for academic publication. This is an invaluable opportunity to develop your scholarship by meeting with editors from some of the top journals in the discipline, including Contemporary Literature, Modernism/Modernity, MELUS, Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies, and Verge: Studies in Global Asias, among others.

[UPDATE] Call for papers: Collection of Essays on 21st-Century British Fiction & the City, abstract due January 15, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Magali Cornier Michael, Department of English, Duquesne University
contact email: 
michael@duq.edu

Call for papers: Collection of Essays on 21st-Century British Fiction & the City

CFP Journal of English and Spanish Studies VERBEIA (Deadline 15th January, 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Faculty of Social Sciences and Education/ Camilo José Cela University, Madrid (Spain)
contact email: 
Editor : Sonia Sánchez (editoraverbeia@ucjc.edu)

Verbeia is an international open-access scientific journal dealing with two philological fields:

The Scattered Pelican Journal, Volume 1, Issue 2: Fight OR Flight, deadline 15 December

full name / name of organization: 
The Scattered Pelican, the graduate journal of Comparative Literature at Western University, London Canada
contact email: 
thescatteredpelican@gmail.com.

The Scattered Pelican, the graduate journal of Comparative Literature at Western University, is excited to share the Call for Papers for its forthcoming Spring issue, entitled “Fight OR Flight”:

Powerful Women (Publication date: Winter 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Gender Forum: An Internet Journal for Gender Studies
contact email: 
gender-forum@uni-koeln.de

“Everyday Americans need a champion. And I wannabe that champion!” (Clinton’s campaign video 2015)

Early Career Reseachers IV

full name / name of organization: 
Gender Forum: An Internet Journal for Gender Studies
contact email: 
gender-forum@uni-koeln.de

In order to encourage the next generation of academics, interdisciplinary, peer-reviewed e-journal GenderForum (http://www.genderforum.org/) has launched its first annual Early Career Researchers Issu

Queer Cinema (Publication date: Fall 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Gender Forum: An Internet Journal for Gender Studies
contact email: 
gender-forum@uni-koeln.de

Ever since the momentous success of Ang Lee’s western-drama Brokeback Mountain, queer film has increasingly reached the mainstream.

Gender and/in Captivity

full name / name of organization: 
Gender Forum: An Internet Journal for Gender Studies
contact email: 
gender-forum@uni-koeln.de

This issue of Gender Forum addresses all aspects of captivity in relation to questions of gender and sexuality.

Deadline approaching for: Old age and aging in British theatre and drama - An edited collection

full name / name of organization: 
dr Katarzyna Bronk
contact email: 
kbronk@wa.amu.edu.pl, bbronkk@gmail.com

DEADline approaching!!

Deadline approaching for: Dramatising death and dying in British theatre

full name / name of organization: 
dr Katarzyna Bronk
contact email: 
kbronk@wa.amu.edu.pl, bbronkk@gmail.com

DEADline is approaching!!

"The Carrot is Mightier than the Sword" — Deadline December 31, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Empire & Great Jones Creative Arts Foundation
contact email: 
editor@egjpress.org

Originally posted on emberjournal.org — Please visit the site for details and the image p

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

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

We take our title from W. B. Yeats’ poem “Easter, 1916” to invite new takes on an old tune: the relation of aesthetics to politics.

The Food Issue / La bouffe en question - Call for Artistic Submissions, January 8, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Transverse Journal
contact email: 
elise.couture.grondin@mail.utoronto.ca

*La version française suit

The Food Issue / La bouffe en question
Call for Artistic Submissions, Transverse journal
Issue 15

[REMINDER] CfP: Special Issue "Across Currents: Connections between Atlantic and (Trans)Pacific Studies" (abstracts due Dec 1)

full name / name of organization: 
Jens Temmen, Nicole Poppenhagen // Atlantic Studies: Global Currents
contact email: 
transpacific@uni-potsdam.de

Call for Papers // Atlantic Studies: Global Currents
Routledge, UK: www.tandfonline.com/rjas

Extended Deadline >> 30 Nov<<<< Post-Screen Conferences

full name / name of organization: 
Post-Screen: International Festival of Art, New Media and Cybercultures
contact email: 
postscreenfestival@gmail.com

CFP: Masculinities Journal

full name / name of organization: 
Masculinities Journal
contact email: 
masculinitiesjournal@gmail.com

Critical studies on men and masculinities is a developing and interdisciplinary field of inquiry, flourished in association with the feminist and LGBTQ studies since its establishment in the 1980’s

Feminist Spaces 2.1 “Queering Feminism: LBGTQ and Feminist Intersectionality" SUBMISSIONS DUE DEC. 11

full name / name of organization: 
Feminist Spaces Journal
contact email: 
feministspacesjournal@gmail.com

Call for Works
Feminist Spaces 2.1 “Queering Feminism: LBGTQ and Feminist Intersectionality”

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