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CFA: FRAME 33.2 – War, Literature, and Law

Thursday, April 16, 2020 - 1:39pm
FRAME: Journal of Literary Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, May 31, 2020

This next issue of FRAME, in collaboration with the OSL research group on Law, Literature and Society, will focus on the topic of “War, Literature and Law.” We invite scholars to consider the dynamics between the fields of literature and law as they intersect in making sense of, or in their impact on, the experience of war. How does literature influence how we conceptualize legality and political conflict? How do legal contentions, political conflicts, and their entanglement condition the creation of literary texts? And how are these negotiations conditioning, or conditioned by, war?

Bodies at the Bottom of the Well: Critical and Creative Approaches to Medical Racism in the U.S.

Friday, April 10, 2020 - 10:42am
Editors: Kate S. Kelley & Kaleea Lewis
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, September 15, 2020

Call for Book Chapters

Bodies at the Bottom of the Well:

Critical and Creative Approaches to Medical Racism in the U.S.


Kate Kelley, PhD, University of Missouri Columbia, Department of Religious Studies

Kaleea Lewis, PhD, University of Missouri Columbia, Department of Public Health


Writing Across the Curriculum (MMLA) (Deadline Extended)

Friday, April 10, 2020 - 10:40am
Alejandra Ortega / Purdue University
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, April 20, 2020

The Midwest Modern Language Association’s 2020 conference theme is “Cultures of Collectivity.” The conference will take place November 5-8 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.


The Writing Across the Curriculum permanent session will explore this theme by considering how writing pedagogy can encourage students to make connections between their sense of self and the community at large. Academia is rarely limited to the space of the classroom. Often lines between the individual student, the university space, and the local community blur to facilitate a deeper engagement with learning.


Topics might include, but are not limited to:


Call for Special Issue Proposals

Monday, April 6, 2020 - 11:26am
Frontiers of Narrative Studies (De Gruyter)
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, December 31, 2020

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/factual narrative

Feminist narrative

Cognitive narrative

Graphic narrative

Digital narrative

Social media narrative



Rhetoric and the Public University

Monday, March 30, 2020 - 2:46pm
Robert Azzarello / Southern University at New Orleans
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, June 15, 2020

South Atlantic Modern Language Association

November 13-15, 2020

Jacksonville, Florida


“Rhetoric and the Public University”


This panel welcomes any and all papers related to the general topic of rhetoric and the public university. Some guiding questions include, but are not limited, to the following:


  • What is the relationship between rhetoric and the public university? What should that relationship be or become?


Hurry, Linger: The Times of Modernism (MSA 2020)

Monday, March 30, 2020 - 2:48pm
Carly Rubin and Chelsie Malyszek/Modernist Studies Association
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, April 8, 2020

Modernist Studies Association Conference 

Brooklyn NY, October 22-25, 2020

Literature and Spirituality

Monday, March 30, 2020 - 2:49pm
Cerrados Magazine/ Brasília University
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, April 20, 2020

According to Darcy Ribeiro (1995), the Brazilian people have religiosity as a cornerstone of its culture. It not only played a large role in its “civilizatory” process, but also stimulated resistance movements, among which are the ones in Canudos, Bahia, and Lagoinha, Goiás. Religion has remained a strong identity feature through all of Brazilian history and, still today, it is the center of relevant social conflicts. Nevertheless, there is, in the Brazilian literary scene, very little space dedicated to the study of the representation of individuals and/or religious doctrines. The academy, thus, fosters the shunning of literary works bearing relationship with the mystic, the religious or, anything, in any way, connected with the sacred.

Beyond Equity Into Justice: Bringing Theory Into Practice at Community Colleges

Monday, March 30, 2020 - 2:45pm
Sobia Khan and Kendra Unruh
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, March 30, 2020

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS FOR A PROPOSED EDITED COLLECTION. We are seeking submissions for a collection of essays titled Beyond Equity Into Justice: Bringing Theory Into Practice at Community Colleges. This edited volume addresses how our changing attitudes towards serving all student populations has shifted the pedagogical and relational approaches used by faculty, staff, and administrators at community colleges. Attitudes about equality, equity, and justice are more intentional and integral to the evolution of the work we do as educators. Dr. Diane K.

"Cognitive Modernisms"--Special Issue of MFS (Modern Fiction Studies)

Monday, March 30, 2020 - 2:52pm
Paul Armstrong, Brown University
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 8, 2021

Cognitive Modernisms


Guest Editor: Paul B. Armstrong, Brown University

Deadline for Submissions:   8 January 2021


Modernism has long been associated with an interest in consciousness, psychology, and the inner life, but critics have also long disagreed about how to understand this interest and what to make of it.  The recent proliferation of cognitive approaches to reading and literature has renewed interest in questions concerning the modernist preoccupation with consciousness but has spawned new controversies about how to address them.