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Language Boundaries and Constraints

Thursday, November 16, 2017 - 9:35am
Second Language Acquisition and Teaching/University of Arizona
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, November 17, 2017

17th SLAT Interdisciplinary Roundtable

hosted by SLATSA at the University of Arizona

February 16th and 17th, 2018

Keynote Speaker: Diane Larsen-Freeman

Plenary Address: Lance Askildson


The theme of the 2018 Roundtable is Language Boundaries & Constraints

We invite proposal submissions that focus on, but are not limited to:

  • language use and policy in border regions
  • boundaries within and between languages
  • cognitive constraints on language processing
  • language constraints, universals, & typologies
  • defying sociopolitical limits on language use, instruction, & revitalization

Submission deadline: November 17th, 2017

Call for Papers for 9th Issue of Masculinities: A Journal of Identity and Culture

Thursday, November 16, 2017 - 9:33am
initiative of critical studies of masculinities
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 15, 2017

Critical studies on men and masculinities is a developing and interdisciplinary field of inquiry, flourished in association with the feminist and LGBTQ studies since its establishment in the 1980’s by the substantial efforts of authors such as Raewyn Connell, Michael Kimmel, Jeff Hearn, Victor Seidler and David Morgan among many others. This field is now elaborating and promoting its own issues and agendas. Masculinities: A Journal of Identity and Culture, an internationally refereed journal which is published biannually in February and August by Initiative for Critical Studies of Masculinities (ICSM), is a part of these efforts.

(In)visibility: Medical Humanities in Literature, Art, and Theory

Wednesday, November 15, 2017 - 9:07am
Boston College
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, December 19, 2017

2018 Medical Humanities Conference at Boston College - (In)visibility


The conference will feature a key note speaker and several student panels. We welcome submissions from undergraduate and graduate students across the northeast. We invite papers or creative works that explore the intersections of medicine with the humanities and/ or social sciences.

While submissions may touch on any aspect of medical humanities, they should relate to the particular themes of this conference: medical theory, literature or art pertaining to the invisibility or visibility of health, illness, and disability.

CFP: Flourish and Decay: Exploring Religion in Process

Wednesday, November 15, 2017 - 9:05am
Syracuse University Religion Graduate Organization
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, January 20, 2018

The Religion Graduate Organization and the Department of Religion at Syracuse University announce the 2018 Graduate Student Conference Flourish and Decay: Exploring Religion in Process on Friday, April 13th, 2018.

Flour·ish: [flǝriSH] (n., v.) growth and development in a good environment; a gesture or to gesture in such a way that attracts attention.

De·cay: [dǝ͘‘kā] ‘(n., v.) to rot organically or the process of decomposition; to deteriorate; to fall into a state of disrepair. Rotten matter. A gradual decline of quality.


Tuesday, November 14, 2017 - 9:19am
Glossolalia, Yale Divinity School's graduate journal of religion
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, November 21, 2017



Glossolalia, Yale Divinity School’s peer-reviewed graduate journal, is pleased to announce its call for papers for inclusion in the Fall 2017 edition, on the theme of “Confusion.”

Essays, Reviews, Interviews and Creative Work in Literature and Film Wanted

Tuesday, November 14, 2017 - 9:19am
Cinematic Codes Review / Pennsylvania Literary Journal
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, December 5, 2017

Pennsylvania Literary Journal (ISSN#: 2151-3066) is a printed journal that publishes critical essays, book-reviews, short stories, interviews, photographs, art, poetry, and various other genres. Issues are on sale in print-form through Amazon and other distributors. PLJ is also available through the EBSCO Academic Complete and ProQuest databases in full-text.


Tuesday, November 14, 2017 - 9:19am
Free Exchange Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference, University of Calgary
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, December 30, 2017


Free Exchange: University of Calgary Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference

9-11 March 2018

Abstract Submission Deadline: December 30th, 2017


Roman Ingarden and His Times: An International Phenomenological Conference 2018

Monday, November 13, 2017 - 1:14pm
Jagiellonian University in Kraków, Poland
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, April 1, 2018

The 50th anniversary of the death of the eminent Polish philosopher and humanist Roman Ingarden in 2020 is an occasion to launch an international academic debate on his philosophical legacy. It is also an opportunity to share and celebrate the efforts of Jagiellonian University aimed at the study and archivisation of Ingarden’s hitherto unknown correspondence and research papers. These tasks are being carried out as part of the project entitled ‘The Roman Ingarden Digital Archive: Previously Unpublished Correspondence and Academic Papers of the Eminent Polish Humanist’, financed within the framework of the DIALOG programme, using funds provided by the Ministry of Science and Higher Education of the Republic of Poland.

The Essay: Present Histories, Present Futures (Malta Conference, 2019), CFP

Thursday, November 9, 2017 - 9:03am
University of Malta
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, April 30, 2018

The Essay: Present Histories, Present Futures

University of Malta

Thursday 11th April—Saturday 13th April 2019


‘My style and my mind alike go roaming’

-          Montaigne


‘The essay is the only literary form which confesses, in its very name, that the rash act known as writing is really a leap in the dark’

-     G. K. Chesterton


Call for Journal Articles

Thursday, November 9, 2017 - 9:03am
Limina: A Journal of Historical and Cultural Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, March 31, 2018

Limina: A Journal of Historical and Cultural Studies is inviting articles for its forthcoming general issue, scheduled for publication in late
2018. Limina welcomes scholarly contributions of 5000-7000 words. Papers submitted before March 2018 will be given priority for that year’s general edition.

Please submit your article as an email attachment in MS Word format or Rich Text Format (RTF) to In a separate document, please also provide:

• your name

• your email address

• your institutional affiliation

• the title of the article

• a 150 word abstract