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56th Allerton English Articulation Conference CFP - Illinois

Thursday, November 21, 2019 - 11:40am
Northern Illinois University
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 20, 2019

56th Allerton English Articulation Conference - Call for Papers

Call for Proposals and Participation
20/20: Taking the Long View
56th Allerton English Articulation Conference

April 15-16, 2020

In cooperation with Northern Illinois University Continuing and Professional Education and the statewide Allerton Planning Committee, NIU’s Department of English is pleased to announce the 56th Allerton English Articulation Conference, to be held Wednesday and Thursday, April 15-16, 2020.

Serial Killers on Screen

Wednesday, November 13, 2019 - 1:31pm
Claire O’Callaghan (Loughborough) and Sarah Fanning (Mount Allison)
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, December 1, 2019

Serial Killers on Screen
(Edited Collection)

Call for Proposed Chapters

In recent years, the media has abounded with stories of serial killers. Esquire magazine notes that 2019 has been a particularly ‘bumper year for [Ted] Bundy’, but numerous other news stories have maintained our perennial fascination with serial murderers. Indeed, the death of Charles Manson (2017), the 2018 arrest and subsequent identification of Joseph James DeAngelo (known as the ‘original night stalker’ and, latterly, the Golden State Killer), and multiple anniversaries, including the Tate-LaBianca murders (50th) and Ted Bundy’s death (30th), have all kept serial killers at the forefront of the public imagination.

SWPACA - Philosophy and Popular Culture

Tuesday, November 12, 2019 - 7:39pm
Southwest Popular/American Culture Association
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, November 20, 2019


Philosophy and Popular Culture

Southwest Popular / American Culture Association (SWPACA)


41st Annual Conference, February 19-22, 2020

Hyatt Regency Hotel & Conference Center

Albuquerque, New Mexico

Proposal submission deadline: November 20, 2019


MLA 2021 The Ethical Turn in Children's Literature and Childhood Studies (deadline 3/1/2020)

Tuesday, November 12, 2019 - 7:38pm
Gabrielle Owen
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, March 1, 2020

This non-guaranteed session sponsored by the Children’s Literature Association names and reflects on a recent shift in the fields of Children’s Literature and Childhood Studies toward questions of ethics regarding children and the effects of categories of age, both present and historical. At its heart, this is a shift away from the exclusive focus on cultural ideas about the child in the work of scholars like Jacqueline Rose and Karín Lesnik-Obserstein toward scholarly work that also considers the lives, texts, and matter of actual children.

David Foster Wallace panels at ALA 2020

Tuesday, November 12, 2019 - 4:23pm
International David Foster Wallace Society
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, January 15, 2020

The International David Foster Wallace Society will sponsor two panels at the 31st annual conference of the American Literature Association in San Diego on May 21-24, 2020.

We are seeking submissions related to any aspect of Wallace’s fiction or nonfiction.  Paper topics may include but are not limited to:

Auf Wiedersehen Pet: Past and Present

Tuesday, November 12, 2019 - 4:27pm
York St John University
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, September 14, 2020

We are inviting abstracts for a publication on the British television series Auf Wiedersehen Pet to mark the 35th anniversary of its first screening. We are interested in a range of contributions including; academic articles, fan responses, reminiscences, revisiting locations, interviews, etc.

2020 U of T's Cinema Studies Graduate Conference on "Friendship"

Tuesday, November 12, 2019 - 7:41pm
University of Toronto's Cinema Studies Institute
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, November 22, 2019

2020 Cinema Studies Institute’s Annual Graduate Conference

University of Toronto


Keynote: Salomé Skvirsky (University of Chicago)

January 31st & February 1st



Outcasts and Outliers in Literature, Music, and Visual Arts

Tuesday, November 12, 2019 - 4:22pm
Comparative World Literature, CSULB
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 31, 2020

CFP: 55th Annual Comparative Literature Conference

Outcasts and Outliers in Literature, Music, and Visual Arts

Tuesday and Wednesday, April 14-15, 2020


The Comparative World Literature Program at California State University, Long Beach, invites abstracts for presentations at its 55th annual conference in Long Beach, California on the topic of Outcasts and Outliers.

Penumbra - Annual Journal for Weird Fiction - Inaugural Issue

Tuesday, November 12, 2019 - 4:21pm
Hippocampus Press
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, May 31, 2020

Penumbra is an annual journal edited by weird fiction scholar S. T. Joshi and published through Hippocampus Press. About 75% of its content will consist of articles (scholarly or otherwise) on all aspects of weird fiction; the other 25% will be original fiction. The journal will in all likelihood be indexed in the MLA [Modern Language Association] Bibliography and will consist of up to 100,000 words.

Deadline for the first issue of the journal is May 31, 2020. Submissions can be sent to S. T. Joshi at