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Other Mothers: Non-Traditional Mothering in the Academy

Tuesday, January 8, 2019 - 10:49am
Kristen A. Hoffman / St. John's University
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 15, 2019

This call solicits essays for a critical collection provisionally titled, Other Mothers. The book seeks to update scholarship on mothers-in-the-academy from both critical perspectives on maternal theory as well as sociological frameworks.

CFP: Epistemologies and Graphic Narratives: Making and Communicating Knowledge in Hybrid Forms

Tuesday, January 8, 2019 - 12:27pm
ICLA Research Committee on Comics Studies and Graphic Narrative
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, February 4, 2019

The history of hybrid forms, defined as textual and visual products that combine and integrate multiple types of symbolic elements, extends back to ancient times. Our current category of graphic narrative, as constructed in the Centre Belge de la Bande Dessinée, Scott McCloud’s Understanding Comics, and Thierry Groenstein’s Système de la Bande Dessinée, participates in that history, gaining importance and traction in society and the academy in the current century. This workshop is intended to examine the history, function, and significance of graphic narratives, specifically in making and communicating various forms of knowledge—personal, scientific, historic, cultural, and textual—in a broader context of hybridity.

Submission for Watermark 13: Memory

Tuesday, January 8, 2019 - 10:40am
California State University, Long Beach
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, March 11, 2019

WATERMARK 13 California State University, Long Beach | English Department CALL FOR PAPERS 


Watermark, the annual, peer-reviewed scholarly journal published by graduate students in the 

English Department at California State University, Long Beach is now seeking submissions for 

our twelfth volume. The journal is dedicated to publishing original, critical, and theoretical papers 

concerned with literature of all genres and periods, as well as representing current issues in the 

field of rhetoric and composition. As this journal is intended to provide a forum for enlarging 

CCCC Summer Regional Conference at Old Dominion University

Tuesday, January 8, 2019 - 10:36am
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, February 9, 2019

Attending to Transfer3rd Mid-Atlantic CCCC Summer Conference


Call for Proposals

Attending to Transfer: Programs, Pedagogies, and the Complex Writing Lives of Students

Old Dominion University | Norfolk, VA | May 30-31, 2019

Submission Deadline: Saturday, February 9, 2019

Conference Website:

AFLICO 8 Conference - Language, cognition, and creativity

Wednesday, December 12, 2018 - 9:08am
Craig Hamilton, UHA Mulhouse, France
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 21, 2018

***** AFLiCo 8 – 2019 : 2nd call for papers *****

[apologies for cross-posting]



2nd CALL FOR PAPERS - AFLiCo 8 - “Language, Cognition, and Creativity”

8th International Biennial Conference of the French Association for Cognitive Linguistics (AFLiCo)

University of Haute Alsace, Mulhouse, France

Wednesday 5 June 2019 to Friday 7 June 2019



Laura Hildalgo Downing (Universidad Autónoma, Madrid, Spain)

Jeannette Littlemore (University of Birmingham, UK)


Wednesday, December 12, 2018 - 9:02am
Ashley Bender / South Central Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 14, 2018

SCSECS invites paper proposals for 2019 annual meeting. The paper submission deadline is Friday, December 14. A full list of panels can be found at Please submit abstracts directly to the panel chair. If you don't see a panel that fits your paper idea, you can submit a proposal to conference co-organizer Ashley Bender at

Deadline Extended: CEA Session at 2020 MLA Convention

Saturday, January 5, 2019 - 2:09pm
College English Association
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, January 15, 2019

As an affiliate-organization of the Modern Language Association (MLA), the College English Association is pleased to sponsor a session at the 2020 MLA convention, January 9-12, in Seattle.

CEA is now soliciting proposals for our annual MLA session, which includes but is not limited to the following: a presentation panel; a roundtable; workshops; or special events.

SAMLA 91: Languages: Power, Identity, Relationships

Thursday, December 6, 2018 - 9:22am
South Atlantic Modern Language Association (SAMLA)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, May 10, 2019

The 91st annual conference of the South Atlantic Modern Language Association will take place November 8-10, 2019, at the Westin Peachtree Plaza in Atlanta, Georgia. This year's theme is Languages: Power, Identity, Relationships.

SAMLA invites scholars to submit Calls for Papers both related and unrelated to our conference theme. Interested scholars can submit a CFP here: A link to the CFP submission form can also be found on SAMLA's homepage at

Tales of Terror: Gothic, Horror, and Weird Short Fiction

Wednesday, November 28, 2018 - 10:45am
University of Warwick
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, December 1, 2018

Tales, fables, fragments, sketches, and other short literary forms have comprised the fabric of scary stories told and re-told, adapted, transformed, appropriated and re-appropriated. Their brevity is, and was often, central to their wider dissemination, and for the publication and democratisation of voices that might have otherwise remained unheard; allowing them to be accessed by those who might have otherwise been excluded. Much of their debt is, undoubtedly owed to the oral yarn, the fireside tale, the urban legend, and many have, and remain, connected to a diverse and rich visual culture.