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Theoretical Approaches to Andrew Marvell

Friday, August 4, 2017 - 2:42pm
Marvell Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 15, 2017

Theoretical Approaches to Andrew Marvell

Marvell Studies seeks articles using and/or arguing for fresh theoretical approaches to the study of Andrew Marvell. Possible approaches might include—but need not be limited to—eco-criticism, queer theory, disability studies, political theory, and the ways in which these approaches alter our understanding of politics, futurity, nature, and life in Marvell’s poetry and prose.

500-word abstracts are due by September 15, 2017. Manuscripts will be due April 15, 2018. Article length is flexible.

Please direct submissions and any questions to Ben LaBreche ( or Ryan Netzley (

Shakespeare and Science Fiction

Wednesday, July 26, 2017 - 9:59am
The Anglia Ruskin Centre for Science Fiction and Fantasy
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, October 6, 2017



 The Anglia Ruskin Centre for Science Fiction and Fantasy (CSFF)

 Anglia Ruskin University

 28 April, 2018


papers sought for a book to be titled How We Teach Shakespeare: Teachers and Directors Reflect on Approaching the Playwright with Their Students

Monday, July 24, 2017 - 1:37pm
Sidney Homan, English Department, University of Florida
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 1, 2017


            My colleague Brian Rhinehart and I have a book coming out in February from Bloomsbury/Methuen, Comedy Acting for Theatre: The Art and Craft of Performing in Comedies.  I have now proposed a second book to the press, with a tentative title of How We Teach Shakespeare: Teachers and Directors Reflect on Approaching the Playwright with Their Students

Anemoi: Undergraduate Journal of Premodern Studies

Tuesday, September 26, 2017 - 8:38am
Anemoi, New College of Florida Journal of Premodern Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, December 20, 2017

Anemoi is a peer-reviewed undergraduate journal of pre-modern studies being published by students at New College of Florida in Sarasota. We are looking for submissions and team members. We aim to provide a voice and CV opportunities to undergraduates.

Submissions must handle a 'pre-modern' topic, which may range broadly from classics to early modern studies, and should be directed towards an audience not necessarily bringing with them a background in the field. Papers should explain particular terminology and essential background. We encourage papers under a range of interdisciplinary topics within these fields, including but not limited to music, history, theology, literature, drama, philosophy, art, language, and economics.

to John Webster’s Theatre of (Dis)obedience and Damnation

Wednesday, July 5, 2017 - 2:37pm
The University of Salford-Manchester
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, November 15, 2017

This Special Issue of American Notes and Queries is dedicated to John Webster’s Theatre of (Dis)obedience and Damnation. We welcome contributions on Webster’s propensity to define, represent, condemn and, on occasions, celebrate disobedience on stage. 


Articles of up to 5000 words may consider the following topics:

53rd ICMS Kalamazoo: The Saints in Icelandic Sagas and Poetry after 1550

Monday, July 3, 2017 - 9:47am
Daniel C. Najork
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, September 20, 2017

The 53rd International Congress on Medieval Studies, Western Michigan University (Kalamazoo, Michigan), May 10-13

The Saints in Icelandic Sagas and Poetry after 1550

Organizer: Daniel C. Najork


Playing With Source Materials: Alterations and Shakespeare's Creative Fabric -- NeMLA 2018

Friday, June 16, 2017 - 12:25pm
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, September 30, 2017

Shakespeare is preeminent among English authors, but, by today's standards, for all of his fame, little is known about Shakespeare the man. This has lead some to create an authorship controversy, though among scholars this is a non-issue as there is ample evidence linking "the man from Stratford" to the London playwright. Stylometry studies have found that Shakespeare and his fellow playwrights collaborated much more than had ever been guessed at, but such findings shed little light on his creative processes. Perhaps the best currently available avenue to gain insight into his creative strategies is by examining what at first glance appears to indicate lack of creativity—his inveterate unabashed "borrowing" of plots, characters, phrases, and more.