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Literary Critical Essays on Harry Potter

Wednesday, November 8, 2017 - 1:17pm
Cecilia Konchar Farr/St. Catherine University
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, December 31, 2017

This summer marks twenty years since J.K Rowling published her first Harry Potter novel in the U.S. Since then, readership of the novels has expanded continually; there has never been a more successful book series (450 million copies sold and counting) or a more culturally prominent literary phenomenon. “Muggle” is now in the Oxford dictionary, and still today the series holds a venerable place on the New York Times Bestseller List.

Monstrous Monarchs/Royal Monsters

Wednesday, November 8, 2017 - 1:17pm
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, November 14, 2017

For Medieval Association of the Pacific 2018 Conference, Las Vegas Nevada (April 2018)

Literary Exchanges

Wednesday, December 6, 2017 - 4:29pm
McGill University English Gradaute Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, December 5, 2017


Date: February 16-17, 2018

Location: McGill University, 

Montréal, Québec,


Reminder - Issue on Nationalism

Friday, November 3, 2017 - 3:30pm
HyperCultura/ Hyperion University, Bucharest
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 1, 2017

Dear all, 

Thomas Bernhard and the Consequences

Friday, November 3, 2017 - 3:24pm
Gregor Thuswaldner
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 1, 2018

CFP: Thomas Bernhard and the Consequences (Essay Collection)

Olaf Berwald, Steve Dowden, and Gregor Thuswaldner, eds.

What are the consequences of Bernhard’s writing? This collection of essays (in English) will take up the question of Bernhard’s worldwide impact on fiction and theater since his death in 1989.

Faulkner and García Márquez

Tuesday, October 31, 2017 - 9:15am
Center for Faulkner Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, April 15, 2018

Faulkner and García Márquez
A Conference Sponsored by the Center for Faulkner Studies
Southeast Missouri State University
Cape Girardeau, Missouri
October 11-13, 2018

This “Faulkner and García Márquez” conference invites proposals for 15-20 minute papers on any topic related to William Faulkner and/or Gabriel García Márquez.  All critical approaches, including pedagogical, are welcomed.  We are particularly interested in inter-textual approaches that treat both authors. Proposals for organized panels are also encouraged.

Crossings: ULAB Journal of English Studies

Tuesday, October 31, 2017 - 9:12am
University of Liberal Arts Bangladesh
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, January 31, 2018

Crossings: ULAB Journal of English Studies

Call for Papers

CROSSINGS: ULAB JOURNAL OF ENGLISH STUDIES (ISSN 2071-1107) is inviting scholarly articles for its Volume 9 to be published in July 2018.

Deadline for submission: January 31, 2018

To reflect a diversity of interests, contributions are not confined to any particular theme; however, submissions should be broadly of interest to those concerned with the study of language and literature.

We also invite book reviews for this issue. Please contact the editors in advance with details of the book you wish to review.