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Blues, Jazz, and the African American Literary Canon

Sunday, March 22, 2015 - 10:05am
SAMLA / November 13 - 15 2015 - Durham, NC

Houston Baker Jr. describes the American blues as the Derridean "always already" of African American culture. In Blues, Ideology, and Afro-American Literature, Baker states, "They [blues] are the multiplex enabling script in which Afro-American cultural discourse is inscribed." The blues document the violent history and traumas endured while affirming the "somebodiness of black people" (James Cone).

[UPDATE] Journal Articles on Queerness in Media/Popular Culture

Sunday, March 22, 2015 - 1:15am
Queer Studies in Media and Popular Culture

REMINDER: The deadline to submit articles for possible publication in the premiere issue of this new academic journal is April 15, 2015.

Queer Studies in Media & Popular Culture (Intellect Journals, ISSN 1234-5678) is a refereed academic journal devoted to the study of representations and expressions of queerness in its various forms. Its advisory board members include Michele Aaron, Harry M. Benshoff, Richard Dyer, Larry Gross, Jack Halberstam, Dana Heller, Kathryn Bond Stockton, and Denise Tse-Shang Tang.

AFFECT: MEMORY, AESTHETICS, AND ETHICS, 18-20 September 2015- cf. Call extended April 6th

Sunday, March 22, 2015 - 1:13am
The Affect Project

DEADLINE EXTENDED- Call for papers for an interdisciplinary conference
Proposals Due: April 6th, 2015 12am.


With Keynote Speakers: Lauren Berlant, John T. Cacioppo and Ronald de Sousa

Featuring Special Seminars by: Amy Schmitter, Daniel M. Gross, Isobel Armstrong and Noreen Giffney

18-20 September 2015, The Fort Garry Hotel, Winnipeg, Manitoba

Call for Submissions to a Special Issue of the Journal of Popular Film and Television on Holmes Onscreen (Tentative Title)

Saturday, March 21, 2015 - 9:37pm
Tom Ue, Department of English, University College London

Heralded by The Telegraph as a 'global phenomenon,' BBC's Sherlock is now one of the most commercially and critically successful television series of all time. The global recognition of Sherlock, combined with the recent discovery of Arthur Berthelet's 1916 silent film Sherlock Holmes starring William Gillette in his only screen appearance as the famous sleuth, makes it especially timely for film scholars, students, and audiences to reassess the cultural legacy of Holmes onscreen. Forthcoming work by Hills (2016) and Poore (2016) argue strongly for Holmes as a continuing source of scholarly interest, spurring us to look at Holmes' filmic lives.

Catwalk: The Journal of Fashion, Beauty and Style

Saturday, March 21, 2015 - 8:03pm
Interdisciplinary Press Global Interdisciplinary Research Studies series

Catwalk: The Journal of Fashion, Beauty, and Style, part of the Global Interdisciplinary Research Studies series, Oxford, UK, is a triple blind peer reviewed inter- and trans-disciplinary academic journal, published twice a year that emphasizes theoretical and methodological analyses of fashion, beauty, style. Lavishly illustrated in color and black/white with high production values, Catwalk publishes articles focused on the historical, social, cultural, psychological, political, business, media, technology, performance, representational, and artistic dimensions of fashion, beauty, and style.

"Victorianomania": Reimagining, Refashioning, and Rewriting Victorian Literature and Culture

Saturday, March 21, 2015 - 4:10pm
S. Falchi (University of Sassari) - G. Perletti (University of Bergamo) - M.I. Romero Ruiz (University of Malaga)

We invite contributions for a themed volume on Victorianomania to be published in early Autumn 2015. The nineteenth century continues to exert its influence upon scholars, writers and artists of the Third Millenium, invading contemporary film, art and literature, displaying a fascination with the period that shows no fading. While the emergent field of "Neo-Victorian Studies" has recently received considerable scholarly attention, inspiring academic conferences, edited collections of essays, peer-reviewed journals and special monograph series, this edited collection will consider Victorianomania in its broadest sense, examining the influence of and the contemporary response to the Literature and Culture of the long nineteenth century.


Saturday, March 21, 2015 - 3:55pm
Red Ink International Jounral

Open submissions: We are currently open to submissions of poetry, short fiction, literary essays, book reviews, and artwork. Our theme for this issue to be published in Fall 2015 is Continuance: beginning, transitioning, sustaining. This can include things which invite or consider complexity of presence, modernities, future planning and leadership, memory, activism, syncretism. The deadline is June 1, 2015.

Micro-/macro-: What issues at stake in English Linguistics? October 8-10, 2015.

Saturday, March 21, 2015 - 8:44am
Vasilica Le Floch, Université de Lorraine, France

Micro-/macro-: What issues at stake in English Linguistics?

Dates: 8-10 October 2015

Location: Metz, France, Université de Lorraine

Organised by: IDEA Research Laboratory (Interdisciplinarity in English Studies) EA2338

Call for Papers:

« Le texte se présente comme une extrapolation de la phrase. » (M. Wilmet, Grammaire critique du français, Paris, Hachette-Duculot, 1997, p. 582)

[UPDATE] EXTENDED DEADLINE 1 APRIL: Metamorphoses: The III International Flann O'Brien Conference

Saturday, March 21, 2015 - 4:31am
Charles University, Prague (16-19 September 2015)

Metamorphoses:The III International Flann O'Brien Conference
Charles University, Prague, 16-19 September 2015


Keynote Speakers
Joseph Brooker (Birkbeck, University of London)
Catherine Flynn (University of California, Berkeley)
Brian Ó Conchubhair (University of Notre Dame)

Guest Writer
Kevin Barry (City of Bohane; winner of the 2013 International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award)

Headland: Literary Frontiers & Emerging Voices (Issue 3)

Friday, March 20, 2015 - 7:00pm

Headland is now calling for submissions for Issue 3. A New Zealand-based international literary journal, Headland is a quarterly e-publication featuring the best short stories and creative non-fiction (of 2,000 - 5,000 words) from both emerging and established writers.

With Issue 3, we also specially invite submissions of flash fiction, of 1,000 words or less.

Writers are strongly encouraged to read thoroughly our submission guidelines at http://headland.org.nz/guidelines/

The submission deadline for Issue 3 is Friday 29 May.

[UPDATE] Deadline extended: VISAWUS 2015 Conference: Victorian Self-Fashioning (4/10/2015; 10/22-24/2015)

Friday, March 20, 2015 - 4:31pm
Victorian Interdisciplinary Studies Association of the Western United States (VISAWUS)

The Victorian Interdisciplinary Studies Association of the Western United States (VISAWUS)
has extended the deadline for abstracts for its 2015 conference to April 10, 2015:

Victorian Self-Fashioning
Keynote Speaker: Bernard Lightman, York University
Sheraton Downtown, Denver, CO USA
October 22-24, 2015
Abstracts by April 10, 2015.
We encourage papers across all disciplines. Suggested topics include, but are not limited to: