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"& ev’n wrongs / Sharpen their Muse": Misreadings, Miswritings, and Mis-takings

Tuesday, July 12, 2016 - 10:50am
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA) 2017
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 30, 2016


Turning to the artistically fruitful “wrong” of unrequited love as imagined by George Herbert, Seamus Heaney redresses the utter capriciousness of the art: “I want to profess the surprise of poetry as well as its reliability; I want to celebrate its given, unforeseeable thereness, the way it enters our field of vision and animates our physical and intelligent being….” Poets and writers, artists and musicians have all celebrated the error as evoking the unforeseen possibilities of their craft. (One might be reminded of Elizabeth Bishop’s “Man-Moth.”) Why ought the reader be excluded from the joy, the new knowledges, and the potential political subversiveness of the mistaken reading?


CFP: Journal of Feminist Scholarship

Monday, July 11, 2016 - 8:34am
Journal of Feminist Scholarship
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, October 31, 2016

Call for submissions for the Journal of Feminist Scholarship

The Journal of Feminist Scholarship is a twice-yearly, peer-reviewed, open-access journal published online and aimed at promoting feminist scholarship across the disciplines, as well as expanding the reach and definitions of feminist research. The journal can be found at

The editors of JFS invite submissions on a rolling basis (for more information, please see the “Submissions” page on our website). The average time from submission to publication for accepted manuscripts has been less than a year, and our current acceptance rate stands at thirty-five percent.

Documentary Ehtics

Monday, July 11, 2016 - 8:28am
Post Script
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 30, 2016



POST SCRIPT:Essays in Film and the Humanities

Texas A&M University-Commerce Georgia Institute of Technology







[EXTENDED DEADLINE] Book Collection - Lacan and the Nonhuman

Monday, July 11, 2016 - 8:26am
Jonathan Michael Dickstein and Gautam Basu Thakur
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, July 22, 2016

In today’s global landscape, the category of the “human” has assumed a principal position not simply in terms of its ontological centrality but also in relation to surrounding nonhuman worlds. At stake are questions ranging from the impact of humans on the biosphere (the Anthropocene) to their involvement in the virtual world (Knowledge Commons and Ergodicity) to their experiences of the “inner life” of things (Object-oriented ontology and Affect Theory) to the ethical politics over the Other (the terrorist, the refugee, the queer).

CFP: The Profession

Thursday, July 7, 2016 - 10:05am
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, July 6, 2019



CFP:  The Profession


Intermezzo, a digital longform publication - - seeks submissions that deal with rhetoric and rhetoric and composition as a profession.


[UPDATE] Journal: Language and Semiotic Studies

Thursday, July 7, 2016 - 9:59am
Soochow University
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, July 1, 2017

Language and Semiotic Studies is a peer-reviewed academic journal of international scope. Published by Soochow University Press, China, it is an authorized quarterly journal with an independent ISSN (2096-031X) and CN (32-1859/H) granted by the State Administration of Press, Publication, Radio, Film and Television of the People's Republic of China. With all its contents appearing in English, the journal serves and supports the Chinese Association for Language and Semiotic Studies (founded at Soochow University in 1994) while it reaches out and joins colleagues from all around the world for trans-cultural exchange and inter-disciplinary dialogue.

Beowulf to Shakespeare Area

Wednesday, July 6, 2016 - 11:31am
Mid-Atlantic Popular American Culture Association (MAPACA), November 3-5, Atlantic City, NJ
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, July 7, 2016

The Medieval/Renassiance area of MAPACA ("Beowulf to Shakespeare") seeks papers concerning the use of medieval and Renaissance materials in modern productions.  Topics include, but are not limited to, the incorporation of medieval or Renaissance elements in modern artistic productions such as films, t.v. series, novels and music; the creation of medieval and Renaissance "themed" festivals, restaurants, etc., and the use of medieval or Renaissance elements in video games.   The area also seeks panelists interested in presenting on the ways in which contemporary theories and pedagogies influence our perceptions of these eras.

Problems of Education in the 21st Century. Information_Twenty-seven_CFP_PEC_2016

Wednesday, July 6, 2016 - 11:30am
Scientia Socialis
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, November 15, 2016

Dear colleagues,


We would like to invite proposals for articles for an international blind peer-review scientific journal (Twenty-seven CFP)


“Problems of Education in the 21st Century” ISSN 1822-7864


"The End: Theories and Practices of narrative endings."

Wednesday, July 6, 2016 - 11:25am
Department of German Studies, Cornell University
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, July 15, 2016

The End: Theories and Practices of narrative endings

Graduate Student Conference

Department of German Studies

Cornell University, Ithaca, NY

November 11-12, 2016

Keynote Speaker: Fritz Breithaupt, Indiana University Bloomington

“A whole is that which has a beginning and middle and end.” (Aristotle, Poetics)

Creativity and Knowledge Cultures

Wednesday, July 6, 2016 - 11:25am
Knowledge Cultures
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, August 15, 2016

Creativity and Knowledge Cultures

Creativity is an object of study, a process of knowledge production, and a contemporary cultural obsession that crosses many disciplines. This special issue of Knowledge Cultures ( seeks to generate new and potentially disruptive conversations about creativity by paying attention to the diversity – and, perhaps, even, incommensurability – of knowledge practices around creativity that exist across a broad range of disciplinary fields.

Premodern Futurities: Speculative Objects and Prognostication in the Medieval World (Kalamazoo 2017)

Friday, July 1, 2016 - 11:51am
Carly Boxer, Jack Dragu, and Luke Fidler
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 9, 2016

Interpreting the medieval arts entails setting in motion forms of anachronism; within the arts we see complex negotiations of temporality, which themselves pose significant challenges to our understanding of historical objects. Scholars have been both resistant to and complicit in these forms, a challenge of historicism having been, to a greater or lesser extent, to unlearn certain histories in order to “restore” the contingency of a specific historical moment. For, indeed, medieval people theorized futures of their own. They refined procedures of prognostication and speculation, and, significantly, crafted aesthetic objects that imagined divergent futurities.

Gendered Innovations in the Social Sciences

Friday, July 1, 2016 - 11:51am
Barbara Clare
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, July 21, 2016

'Gendered Innovations in the Social Sciences'

7-9 November 2016, Australian National University, Canberra, Australia

What impact does women's limited presence in key fields of research have upon our capacity to grapple with social and political change? And if gender is ignored as an analytic category, can the social sciences make a meaningful contribution to understanding or resolving issues of gender inequality in society? 

Nihilism .. Utopianism

Friday, July 1, 2016 - 11:51am
Modern Horizons
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, July 25, 2016

Modern Horizons Journal CFP – ‘Nihilism … Utopianism’


Modern Horizons invites proposals for papers (25-30 minutes long) for our sixth annual conference on ‘Nihilism … Utopianism’ to be held Friday, 27 October, 2016 at Simon Fraser University’s Harbour Centre campus, Vancouver, Canada. Proposals are to be sent to by 25 July, 2016.