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DEADLINE EXTENDED: Dangerous Knowledge

Tuesday, January 16, 2018 - 4:18pm
Northern Arizona University's Graduate English Organization
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 22, 2018

Keynote Speaker: Salvador Plascencia, author of The People of Paper

Conference Date: Friday, February 9, 2018 

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As an interdisciplinary conference, PEAKS encourages and accepts research from a wide range of scholarly and creative disciplines such as literature, linguistics, rhetoric, education, creative writing, history, art history, musicology, women and gender studies, film studies, science, philosophy, psychology, communications, and much more! 


All Things Arabia: Arabian Identity and Material Culture

Tuesday, January 16, 2018 - 4:05pm
Ileana Baird / Zayed University
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Submissions are being sought for a collection of essays tentatively titled All Things Arabia: Arabian Identity and Material Culture. The goal of this collection is twofold. First, we would like to challenge existing scholarship by Edward Said, Homi Bhabha, or Franz Fanon and, instead of looking at the other spaces of the Near Orient as the “great complementary opposite” of the West, to suggest new, more complex, and unbiased ways of understanding the cultural identity of the Arabian Peninsula through the things that stand for this place.

South Asian Graphic Narratives

Tuesday, January 16, 2018 - 3:59pm
South Asian Review
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, February 28, 2018

The international peer-reviewed journal South Asian Review (published by Taylor and Francis) invites submissions to a special issue revolving around “South Asian Graphic Narratives” for its Winter 2018 issue.

"Writing the Philippines": Call for Submissions

Tuesday, January 16, 2018 - 4:12pm
Cha: An Asian Literary Journal
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, March 31, 2018

We are happy to announce that in June 2018 Cha will be publishing a special “Writing the Philippines” issue. Submissions of poetry, fiction, creative non-fiction and art are accepted between 1 January 2018 and 31 March 2018. If you have something original to say about the Philippines, we would like to hear from you. Please note that we can only accept submissions in English or translated into English.

Philippine-American Intersections and the Emergence of Transpacific Studies Traditional Panel

Tuesday, January 16, 2018 - 10:20am
American Studies Association (ASA), 2018
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, January 25, 2018

The last two years have witnessed shifting relations between the Philippines and the United States, nations still tethered by a unique bond of transpacific colonial history. Recently, President Rodrigo Duterte’s calamitous war on drugs, as well as his designation of the Communist Party of the Philippines and New People’s Army as terrorist groups, have met with U.S. President Donald Trump’s approval and admiration. While the Obama administration sought to leverage Philippine alliance in a globalist “pivot to Asia,” it remains to be seen how the Philippine-American postcolonial relationship will be redefined in coming years.


Wednesday, January 10, 2018 - 4:22pm
Free Exchange Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference, University of Calgary
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 26, 2018


Free Exchange: University of Calgary Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference

9-11 March 2018

Abstract Submission Deadline: EXTENDED to January 26th, 2018


Need one additional essay for Doing Vegan Studies (immediately)

Tuesday, January 9, 2018 - 9:37am
Laura Wright, Professor of English, Western Carolina University
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, January 31, 2018

I am editing the collection "Doing Vegan Studies," which is under contract for publication in the “Cultural Ecologies of Food in the 21st Century” series published by the University of Nevada Press and slated for publication in 2018. I have a great set of contributors and essays, but due to a contributor being unable to complete an essay, I’ve lost a valuable contribution on veganism and race. I am hoping to solicit an essay that addresses this topic in a compelling and original way. Potential topics include – but are not limited to:

Veganism as perceived white identity category

Problematic comparisons between human slavery and the enslavement of animals

Veganism and Black Lives Matter

Veganism as postcolonial strategy

Conversations in Literature

Tuesday, January 9, 2018 - 9:37am
African American Literature/ SCMLA
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, February 28, 2018

We are interested in reading your abstract of 500 words or less surronding A.A. Literature, Culture and the Experience.  The topic is open! We look forward to reading your submissions. 

This year the  SCMLA will host this event  on October 11-14 in San Antonio, TX!

Please submit your abstracts to:


Christel Woods


Stewart Habig

Deadline extended -- Ev’ry Body, This Time: A Sexuality Studies Conference (April 12-14 2018)

Thursday, February 15, 2018 - 8:02pm
The Center for the Study of Sexual Culture, University of California, Berkeley
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, February 28, 2018

Ev’ry Body, This Time: A Sexuality Studies Conference

 (Deadline extended!)

A conference free and open to the public hosted by the Center for the Study of Sexual Culture

University of California, Berkeley

April 12-14, 2018 at Sutardja Dai Hall on the U.C. Berkeley campus

Berkeley, California

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The extended submission deadline is Feb 28, 2018, with rolling decisions announced.


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Deadline Extended! Environmental Remediation: Genre, Visibility, and Ecological Crisis in African Literatures (Panel CFP)

Saturday, February 3, 2018 - 4:21pm
Katherine Hummel / African Literature Association
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, February 12, 2018

Remediation has emerged as a keyword in both new media studies and sustainability discourses. While Bolter and Grusin define it in terms of repurposing old media in new forms, Leerom Medovoi traces its ethically promising, yet politically empty rhetoric for environmentalism. Further, Medovoi asserts these dual definitions of remediation converge in Global South ecologies, many of which remain marginalized by mainstream coverage of environmental crises due to their non-spectacular exposure to what Rob Nixon terms “slow violence.” Whereas Medovoi studies ongoing pollution in the Niger Delta, this panel pursues the formal and environmental definitions of remediation as they emerge in African literatures and intersect with new/multi-media more broadly.