We are currently soliciting abstracts of 100 words for essays to be included the first book to examine the richness and complexity of the film and television Western through its iconography and archetypes, foregrounding the significant contributions made to our understanding of America's narratives of land, nation and cultural identity by the recurrent symbols and artifacts of Hollywood's wild west.
The quint's twenty fifth issue is issuing a call for theoretically informed and historically grounded submissions of scholarly interest—as well as creative writing, original art, interviews, and reviews of books. The deadline for this call is 15th November 2014—but please note that we accept manu/digi-scripts at any time.
Annual deadline : October 15
Interactions (ISSN 1300-574-X) is an international journal featuring essays on British and American Language, Literature, Culture and Translation Studies published annually by Ege University Depts. of British and American Studies (Izmir/Turkey).
It is blind refereed by international scholars and indexed in MLA International Bibliography and Gale Cengage, and available at the British Library and the Harvard University Library.
Articles (4000-8000 words) and reviews (1000-2000 words) should fallow MLA parenthetical citation format.
Please send submissions as word file attachments to the editor:
Prof. Dr. Sebnem Toplu: firstname.lastname@example.org
Submissions invited to a special issue of NANO on "Intoxication."
This issue of New American Notes Online seeks to move critical attention beyond one-dimensional discourses that frame intoxication in terms of criminality, disease, or excessive indulgence. We hope to inspire a multi- and interdisciplinary conversation about the possibilities and realities of intoxication that have been less explored in academic and public discourse. Further, we invite contributions that uncouple intoxication from what has been an almost-essentialist relationship with addiction. In particular, we seek contributions that examine or theorize intoxication from new or unusual perspectives.
November 1, 2014. Permacultural Practices, panel proposed for the ASLE Eleventh Biennial Conference, June 23-27, 2015, University of Idaho, Moscow, ID.
Writing in 1978, founders Bill Mollison and David Holmgren coined the term permaculture—a portmanteau compounding and eliding "permanent agriculture"—to signify a design ethics suitable to an imminently low-energy future. In the intervening years, "permaculture" has become a truly global movement, inspiring home gardeners and farmers, intentional communities and design courses, and artists and activists, coming to refer more broadly to all aspects of culture, and referring as much to an ethics of life and the living as to principles of conscientious and efficient design.
Bilingual England: Englishing Linguistic Others
50th International Congress on Medieval Studies, May 14-17, 2015
Sponsor: Canadian Society of Medievalists
Organizers: Elizabeth Watkins (University of Toronto) and Stephanie Morley (St. Mary's University)
The Wallace Stevens Society invites abstracts for papers for the 2015 American Literature Association Conference (May 21-24, 2015; Boston, MA).
Title: "Richard III: Histories--Transformations--Afterlives"
Date: 25 March 2015
Venue: De Montfort University, Leicester
Coinciding with the interment of King Richard III in Leicester, De Montfort University's Centre for Textual Studies and Centre for Adaptations are co-hosting a one-day conference called "Richard III: Histories--Transformations--Afterlives". 20-minute papers are invited on all topics related to:
* The historical King Richard III
* The various dramatic/fictional King Richard IIIs onstage and elsewhere
* The genre of the history play in its own time and after
* Textual problems in the early editions of Shakespeare's history plays
An international conference on the trope of the absent mother in literary and visual texts from Antiquity to the present day.
The dead or absent mother is a recurring feature in Western cultural productions, from Greek myths through folktales, Shakespeare and Dickens to contemporary literature, television, and films such as Finding Nemo (2003) and The Road (2009). The mother might be dead at the outset, or die during the narrative. Her death might be a disaster, propelling the child into danger; a blessing, saving the child from an abusive or inappropriate parent and making way for a more suitable guardian; or of no consequence.
CFP: Issue 26
Thinking in the Arts-Science Nexus
Transformations is calling for submissions for Issue 26: Thinking in the Arts-Science Nexus
7th annual meeting of the Native American and Indigenous Studies Association (NAISA)
June 4-6, 2015
Panel CFP: Settler Colonial Biopolitics and Indigenous Lifeways
AlterNative is announcing a general call for papers to be published in Volume 11, 2015.
AlterNative: An International Journal of Indigenous Peoples is a multidisciplinary, internationally peer‐reviewed journal published quarterly. It aims to present indigenous worldviews from native indigenous perspectives. It is dedicated to the analysis and dissemination of native indigenous knowledge that uniquely belongs to cultural, traditional, tribal and aboriginal peoples as well as first nations, from around the world.
Now in its seventh year, the AUM Liberal Arts Conference in Southern Studies invites panel and paper proposals on any aspect of Southern literature. Topics may include but are not limited to:
POPULAR MUSIC AND SOCIETY
CALL FOR PAPERS
Randy Newman's Work
Edited by Robert Brazeau and Michael Borshuk
CFP: Deep Naturalism (ASLE conference, June 23-7 2015, Moscow ID; abstracts by Nov 15)