The Council of Editors of Learned Journals is committed to mentoring authors at all career stages. MLA members—especially new faculty, emerging scholars, and graduate students—are invited to meet with an experienced journal editor to discuss their writing for scholarly publication. This opportunity, managed by the CELJ Mentoring Coordinator, is provided at each MLA Convention by the CELJ, and is one of the organization’s signature events.
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CFP for MLA 2019 in Chicago
Digital Peer Review, Public Writing, and Scholarly Communication in Undergraduate Teaching
This will be submitted as an “Innovative Proposal” special session. Depending on the abstracts received, the final form of the session might take a Speed Geeking or PechaKucha format. Please note that as a special session, our acceptance is in no way guaranteed and the process is highly competitive. The deadline to submit special session proposals to the MLA Program Committee is April 1, and we would be notified of our status in early June.
“Tracing Non-Human Agency in Literatures in English”
15.11.2018-17.11. 2018, Heinrich-Heine-University Düsseldorf, Germany
The editors of The Irish Journal of Gothic and Horror Studies are now soliciting article and review submissions for Issue #17, due to be published in Autumn 2018.
The Irish Journal of Gothic and Horror Studies (ISSN 2009-0374) is a peer-reviewed, interdisciplinary, open-access, electronic publication dedicated to the study of gothic and horror literature, film, new media, and television.
We are currently seeking submissions of articles and reviews that deal with any aspect of gothic and horror studies, including (but not limited to) literature, film, television, theatre, art and architecture, music, and new media. Please note that we cannot include pictures or sound files with articles or reviews.
CALL FOR PAPERS: Fan Studies Network 2018 Conference
Fan Studies Network 2018 Conference
29th & 30th June 2018
School of Journalism, Media & Cultural Studies (JOMEC), Cardiff University, UK
Dr Mark Duffett, Reader, University of Chester, UK
Professor C. Lee Harrington, Miami University, USA
Update: Submissions for the George Saunders panel at the ALA
Loyola University Chicago is seeking abstract proposals for a day-long event to be held March 1, 2018, featuring critically-acclaimed fiction author George Saunders. In light of the upcoming softcover version of Lincoln in the Bardo (winner of the 2017 Man Booker Prize for Fiction) and the recent release of George Saunders: Critical Essays (Palgrave, 2017), Loyola’s Hank Center, in collaboration with other university communities, seeks to explore, interrogate, and celebrate Saunders’s work.
CALL FOR PAPERS
YORK UNIVERSITY EGSA CONFERENCE 2018:
Just Representations: Interdisciplinary Approaches to Justice in World Literature
Conference Date: May 4-5, 2018
Conference Location: York University, Toronto, Canada Call Deadline: February 4, 2018
“Universalism is implicated in both imperial schemes to control the world and liberatory mobilizations for justice and empowerment.”
Secrecy and community in contemporary narrative in English
University of Granada, Spain
4th-5th October, 2018
Organized by the Research Project “Secrecy and Community in Contemporary Narrative in English” (ref. FFI2016-75589-P), funded by the Spanish Ministry of Economy, Industry and Competitiveness
Women's and Gender Studies Symposium
North Carolina Central University
"#StayWoke: Intersections of Gender, Race, Class & Activisim"
Saturday, March 24, 2018
The North Carolina Central University Women's and Gender Studies Program is now accepting abstracts for the second annual resesarch symposium on Saturday, March 24, 2018 in Durham, NC.
south: a scholarly journal invites submissions for a special issue on southern studies, pedagogy, and activism guest edited by David A. Davis to be published in fall 2018. Position papers/essays are due by May 1, 2018. Please submit 2,500 to 3,000 word (10-12 pp.) documents to our website under “submissions” with the title of the article and the designated special issue #southernsyllabus.
The Dark Arts Journal is pleased to announce the call for papers of issue 4.1, for the topic of “Transgression and Contemporary Gothic” We invite innovative, challenging and original submissions on any aspect of Gothic studies and the notion of transgression, with particular emphasis on contemporary Gothic and/or contemporary issues read in a Gothic context.
UPDATE: Deadline Approaching
Call for papers:Histories of the Future: Proto-Science Fiction from the Victorian Era to the Radium Age, a Critical Anthology to be published by Mcfarland Press
Editor: Ivy Roberts, Virginia Commonwealth University
Metamorphoses: Mementos and Futurities
The University of British Columbia - English Graduate Conference
University of British Columbia
May 4-5, 2018
Of bodies changed to other forms I tell;
You Gods, who have yourselves wrought every change,
Inspire my enterprise and lead my lay
In one continuous song from nature’s first
Remote beginnings to our modern times.
- Ovid, Metamorphoses, Book I