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MLA 2019 Special Session: Service Learning & Literature

Thursday, March 1, 2018 - 9:18am
Scott Zukowski, Stony Brook University
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, March 25, 2018

As more institutions turn outward to offer unique learning experiences for students, how do we create literature-based service-learning projects that are engaging and impactful?

Looking for presentations on successful service-learning projects that will be completed or in-progress by Fall 2018. 

Faculty-student co-presentations are especially welcome. 

Email CV & 200 word abstract by 25 March 2018.


Futures of Feminist Science Studies, Women's Studies Special Issue

Thursday, March 1, 2018 - 9:18am
Women's Studies: an interdisciplinary journal
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, March 20, 2018

Call for Papers, Women's Studies Special Issue: "Futures of Feminist Science Studies"


This special issue of Women's Studies: an interdisciplinary journal invites submissions that work at the intersections of science studies, feminism, and cultural studies. We are especially interested in work that explores the possibilities that emerge from feminist science studies, both as a critique science’s “culture of no culture” and as a pedagogical intervention relevant to the training of Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies students. Submissions for this issue should fall into one of two broad categories: "Gender, Science, and the Practice of Culture" and "Feminist Science Studies in the University Classroom."


CFP: Pinter and other contemporary Dramatist Essays

Friday, October 18, 2019 - 10:57am
The Harold Pinter Review: Essays in Contemporary Drama
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, August 1, 2020

Thanks to a lively discussion during the Harold Pinter:  Histories and Legacies Conference at the University of Leeds in September 2019, The Harold Pinter Review will welcome essays on teaching Pinter.  Please submit essays to the journal’s portal by 1 August 2020.  Essays will appear in May 2021.  The journal welcomes book and performance reviews, as well as essays on other modern and contemporary playwrights.  If you have questions, please email Ann C. Hall, ann.hall@louisville.edu.  Submit essays to http://www.editorialmanager.com/hpr

The State of American Literature in the Trump Era

Thursday, March 1, 2018 - 9:10am
Adam Meehan / Palomar College
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, March 15, 2018

Special Session panel for 2019 MLA Convention (Chicago, IL, January 3-6, 2019):

How has the Trump Era (re)shaped the ways we read/teach American literature? How has it affected American literary production?

Send 250-word abstract and brief bio/CV by 15 March 2018 to Adam Meehan (ameehan@palomar.edu).

MLA 2019 Conference “Ecopoetics and the Animal”

Thursday, March 1, 2018 - 9:07am
Modern Language Association 2019
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, March 15, 2018

This CFP seeks work that examines the intersection of animal studies with contemporary ecopoetry from around the world. The human/nonhuman distinction entails an interdiction as much as establishes the safety of a boundary that maintains human hegemony in relation to other species. Yet, the animal can powerfully redirect attention toward the necessity of humility as well as deconstruct ideas of autonomy and superiority too often entangled with human self-understanding. This panel asks how the animal negates or reifies the human/nonhuman distinction, but also how the animal speaks, or is silenced, in contemporary ecopoetry. How does the animal appear as an ethical imperative in the age of the Anthropocene and of the Sixth Mass Extinction?

Affects, Feelings, and Emotions in Italian Studies

Saturday, March 17, 2018 - 9:34am
MLA 2019
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, March 25, 2018

Roundtable on present and future directions of Affect Studies and History of Emotions, including contributions of affective science approaches to pedagogy, interpretation, redefinitions of periodization, genres, and canons. Organizer: Giovanna Faleschini Lerner (Franklin & Marshall College). Respondent: Stefania Porcelli (CUNY).  This is a non-guaranteed session.

Performance, Religion, and Spirituality Call for Abstracts

Thursday, March 1, 2018 - 9:05am
Performance, Religion, and Spirituality (Journal)
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, March 31, 2018



Performance, Religion, and Spirituality

General Call for Abstracts and Papers

Volume 1 Issue 2, Summer 2018


Authors are welcome to submit articles or abstracts for the general issues of PRS at any time.


CFP: Creative Writing Education Today: A national celebration (4/30/18 - 10/5/18)

Thursday, March 1, 2018 - 9:04am
Creative Writing Education today: a national symposium
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, April 30, 2018

Creative Writing Education Today
A national celebration

October 5 2018Tampa, Fl9.00 am - 5.00 pmVenue: Marshall Center, University of South Florida
Call for Presentations

You are invited to propose a short paper (15 minutes) and to engage in discussions in this unique nomadic symposium (beginning in Tampa, Florida in October 2018). Papers can explore any topic in such areas of interest as:

- New ideas in Creative Writing Teaching and Learning
- Assessment
- National and global developments in Creative Writing Research
- Co- Curricular Opportunities

- The Future for Creative Writing / Creative Writing Studies

Public Feminisms

Thursday, March 1, 2018 - 9:03am
Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, September 15, 2018

Even as antifeminist and right-wing forces have gained footholds worldwide, feminists have forcefully asserted themselves in the public sphere as key voices of resistance. From the Women’s Marches around the world that took place the day after Donald Trump was inaugurated, to the 2012 protests in Delhi, to a new resurgence of writers proudly adopting the moniker, feminists have organized to claim public space and a public voice. It is no overstatement to claim that “the resistance” is being led by women, with intersectional feminism at its core.

special journal issue 'Multilingualism, Creativity, and the Arts'

Wednesday, February 28, 2018 - 9:19am
peer reviewed academic journal 'Critical Multilingual Studies'
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, September 1, 2018



Critical Multilingualism Studies

Special Issue:

Multilingualism, Creativity, and the Arts


(Optional) 300-word queries / expressions of interest by May 1, 2018

Drafts due for peer review by September 1, 2018

Guest Editors: Steven G. Kellman and Natasha Lvovich


Call for Papers


“A painter’s drawing is really his writing…”

--Marc Chagall

Call for Academic Papers - Film

Wednesday, February 28, 2018 - 3:23am
Revelation Perth International Film Festival
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, April 30, 2018

The Revelation Perth International Film Festival - Call for Papers NOW OPEN!

Academic Conference takes place on Monday July 9th and Tuesday July 10th 2018 in Perth, Western Australia


Abstracts (no more than 200 words please)
Proposals for panels (no more than 300 words) should be submitted by the end of April 2018.
Registrations are $150AUD

Drawing delegates from around the country The Revelation Perth International Film Festival's Academic Conference is a truly interactive two days of intense discussion and debate on all things cinema