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Simms and Memory

Tuesday, February 6, 2018 - 6:30pm
William Gilmore Simms Society
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, April 15, 2018

“Thou fill'st from the winged chalice of the soul/ Thy lamp, O Memory, fire-winged to its goal.”

-  Mnemosyne-Lamp of Memory-Ricordanza - Dante Gabriel Rossetti (1881)




The William Gilmore Simms Society

University of South Carolina


SEPTEMBER 28-30, 2018

Literature, Politics, Media

Wednesday, November 29, 2017 - 9:16am
Antae Journal (ISSN: 2523-2126)
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, April 30, 2018

Literature, Politics, Media


‘There is no name for this: we read this as a truism. What is unnameable here is not some ineffable being that cannot be approached by a name; like God for example. What is unnameable is the play that brings about the nominal effects, the relatively unitary or atomic structures we call names, or chains of substitutions for names. In these, for example, the nominal effect of “difference” is itself involved, carried off, and reinscribed, just as the false beginning or end of a game is still part of the game, a function of the system’

-          Jacques Derrida, “Difference”

CFP : Painting, Moving Images and Philosophy

Wednesday, November 29, 2017 - 9:16am
Cinema: Journal of Philosophy and the Moving Image
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, February 1, 2018

Cinema 10: Call for Papers


Edited by Susana Viegas (IFILNOVA and Deakin University) and James Williams (Deakin University)


Cinema: Journal of Philosophy and the Moving Image ( invites submissions for its issue on Painting, Moving Images and Philosophy.

**New Dates**, International Conference on Interrogating Disability Studies: Literature, Culture, Performance

Thursday, December 21, 2017 - 1:48am
Dept. of English, University of Delhi
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, December 31, 2017

International Conference on Interrogating Disability Studies: Literature, Culture, Performance

Though the roots of neglect and discrimination against persons with disabilities can be historically traced, the voices of this critical segment of society have largely remained unproblemitized in academic discourses. The traditional medical and welfare-based approaches have often overlooked the significant impact of disability on the socio-cultural and psychological lives of persons with disabilities both as individuals and groups. Further, till recently, most academic discussions relating to disability paradigms have tended to revolve around legal provisions, support systems etc.

Mythmoot V Call for Proposals

Monday, November 27, 2017 - 12:12pm
Signum University / Mythgard
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, March 15, 2018

What is Mythmoot V?

Mythmoot V combines academic conference, literary creative meet-up, and fan convention into one event. It creates a space for serious scholarship in fields that are only beginning to be considered in the academic world (such as science fiction, fantasy, horror, gothic, folklore, children’s literature, etc.) in a way that both academics and enthusiasts will appreciate.

Date: June 21-24, 2018
Venue: National Conference Center, Leesburg, VA
Theme: Fantastic Frontiers

Call for Proposals:

Poetic Digression (conference panel for ESSE 2018, Brno)

Monday, November 20, 2017 - 12:11pm
ESSE / Dr. Patrick Hart and Dr. Heather H. Yeung
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 1, 2018


From the parecbasis or ‘stepping away’ of Quintilian to the meandering twists and turns of the ‘loiterly’ work, this panel investigates the many and various modes of digression in poetry, figuring digression as a means through which we can rethink poetic effect - poetry’s grammatical, rhetorical, formal, philosophical, lyric and/or narrative power or force.

We invite proposals for conference papers exploring poetic digression and its effects. Topics for discussion might include, but are by no means limited to the following:

Confluence: A Journal of Interdisciplinary Inquiry

Monday, November 20, 2017 - 12:12pm
Published by the Association of Graduate Liberal Studies Programs
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, December 31, 2018

Confluence is a national, peer-reviewed, interdisciplinary journal published by the Association of

Graduate Liberal Studies Programs (AGLSP) that reflects the best scholarly and creative work

produced within and beyond AGLSP member institutions. Publishing essays, short stories, poetry,

creative nonfiction, and visual art, Confluence stands as a demonstration of and an inspiration to the

kind of interdisciplinary engagement that is constitutive of a liberal education, while emphasizing the

fundamental relations that transcend the boundaries of discipline and form that must be engaged

and explored. Submissions are welcome year-round, and will be reviewed promptly after receipt.


Friday, November 17, 2017 - 2:37pm
Oxford Literary Review
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, December 31, 2018

Call for Papers for Oxford Literary Review 41.1 (July 2019)

ext: writing extinction

Imagine thinking about extinction, starting from ext and extending, textually and extra-textually, and coming back to the raw, more-or-other-than-death thought, perhaps unthinkable, of extinction.

ext would suggest the perhaps for now truncated name of something needing thinking, a thought without a thinker, that would be more than a thought—extinction, textuality, extravagant thinking of the effects of a vanishing without trace, that we can’t face.

Global Challenges: Borders, Populism and the Postcolonial Condition

Friday, November 17, 2017 - 2:37pm
Linnaeus University, Sweden
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 15, 2018

LNUC Concurrences, Linnaeus University, June 14-16, 2018. Sweden

Global Challenges: Borders, Populism and the Postcolonial Condition is an interdisciplinary

conference that brings together scholars in Critical Theory, Cultural Studies, History and Postcolonial

and Decolonial Studies. Confirmed keynote speakers are Dominick LaCapra, Carolyn Dean,

Boaventura de Sousa Santos, and Gurminder Bhambra. The conference considers current global

challenges in the light of the international development of the past 10 years. 2008 was the time when

the invasion of Iraq ground to a definitive halt, the global financial crisis unfolded, triggering a tactic of