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Call for Special Issue Proposals

Tuesday, November 29, 2016 - 10:25am
Frontiers of Narrative Studies (De Gruyter)
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, November 30, 2017

Call for Special Issue Proposals


The journal Frontiers of Narrative Studies (De Gruyter)is seeking proposals for special issues on subjects including but not limited to


Transnational narrative

Postcolonial narrative

Fictional and factual narrative

Cosmopolitanism and narrative theory

Classical narratology revisited


Inciting Revolutionary Change

Tuesday, November 29, 2016 - 10:25am
Lehigh Valley Vanguard
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, January 7, 2017

Lehigh Valley Vanguard, a web and print based journal, is seeking submissions for our call:

Inciting Revolutionary Change

Micah White, one of Occupy Wall Street's founding members, suggests via his 2016 book The End of Protest: A New Playbook for Revolution:

"Is protest broken? Disruptive tactics have failed to halt the rise of Donald Trump in the upcoming US presidential election. Movements ranging from Black Lives Matter to environmentalism are leaving activists frustrated. Meanwhile, recent years have witnessed the largest protests in human history. Yet these mass mobilizations no longer change society. Now activism is at a crossroads: innovation or irrelevance."

Formalism and Its Discontents

Tuesday, November 29, 2016 - 2:03pm
Rutgers University, Center for Cultural Analysis
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, December 21, 2016

Formalism and Its Discontents, An Interdisciplinary Conference

23-24 February, 2017 

Center for Cultural Analysis, Rutgers University

With keynote presentations by:

Caroline Levine
Professor of English and David and Kathleen Ryan Professor of Humanities
Cornell University
Author of Forms: Whole, Rhythm, Hierarchy, Network (Princeton University Press, 2015)


Seth Brodsky
Assistant Professor of Music and the Humanities
University of Chicago
Author of From 1989, or European Music and the Modernist Unconscious (University of California Press, forthcoming 2016)

American Studies Conference_"Globalizing the Commons, Localizing the Transnational"

Tuesday, November 29, 2016 - 12:19pm
Binghamton University
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, February 24, 2017

Shifting Tides, Anxious Borders: A Graduate Student Conference

in Transnational American Studies (8th Annual)

Binghamton University

Saturday, April 8, 2017

Keynote: Russ Castronovo, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Deadline for Proposal Submission: February 24th, 2016


The American Literature Association Annual Conference

Tuesday, November 29, 2016 - 10:27am
Percival Everett International Society
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 6, 2017

The American Literature Association Annual Conference Boston

May 25-28 2017

Percival Everett International Society call for papers


The Percival Everett International Society requests submissions for its panels at the annual conference of the American Literature Association. Submissions will present fresh perspectives on any aspect of Everett’s work, with an emphasis on, but not limited to, his earliest or most recent work.


La Furia Umana - Special Dossier on Cinema and October 1917

Tuesday, November 29, 2016 - 10:29am
La Furia Umana
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 10, 2017

As we approach the centennial of the October revolution, the international and multilingual online journal La Furia Umana is publishing a special dossier looking at Russian media creation in the period between 1912 (the year of A Slap in the Face of Public Taste) and 1930 (the year of Mayakovsky's suicide), with a concentration on the Russian avant-garde in film and the plastic arts.
Topics for this dossier might include but are not limited to:

Challenges of Media Anthropology

Tuesday, November 29, 2016 - 10:29am
IKKM Weimar / Bauhaus-Universität Weimar
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 1, 2017

Challenges of Media Anthropology

Princeton-Weimar Summer School for Media Studies

Internationales Kolleg für Kulturtechnikforschung und Medienphilosophie

(Bauhaus-Universität Weimar)

German Department (Princeton University)

Weimar, Germany, June 10–17, 2017


The Arts of Spinoza + Pacific Spinoza

Friday, November 25, 2016 - 6:22am
University of Auckland and Auckland University of Technology
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 30, 2017

Full details at:



Challis Professor of Philosophy, University of Sydney
Baier Chair, Early Modern Philosophy, University of Otago
Professor, Geography & Planning, University of Toronto
Professor, Writing and Society, University of Western Sydney