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George Gissing in Vogue

Thursday, March 5, 2020 - 9:54am
Tom Ue / Dalhousie University
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, March 25, 2020

Midway through New Grub Street (1891), Reardon reunites with his wife Amy. In preparation, he leaves behind his overcoat. This attire, once “fairly good,” is now long past its prime, “the edges of the sleeves were frayed, two buttons were missing, and the original hue of the cloth was indeterminable.” Reardon knows Amy well, but not well enough: her attention at the meeting is quickly directed to “his muddy and shapeless boots,” and her desire for “a renewal of amity” conflicts with her shock over her husband’s appearance: “[S]uch attire degraded him in her eyes; it symbolised the melancholy decline which he had suffered intellectually.

2020 MMLA Conference “Cultures of Collectivity" (Dickens)

Sunday, April 26, 2020 - 7:43pm
The Dickens Society
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, May 31, 2020

Call for Papers for the Dickens Society

at the

2020 MMLA Conference

“Cultures of Collectivity”

Milwaukee, WI

November 5-8, 2020 at the Hilton Milwaukee City Center


SAMLA 2020 EXTENDED - American Literature and the Market

Tuesday, September 15, 2020 - 9:56am
Ian Afflerbach / South Atlantic Modern Literature Association
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, October 15, 2020


(Digital - November 13-15, 2020; previously Jacksonville FL)


ACROSS - A Comprehensive Review of Societal Studies

Thursday, March 5, 2020 - 9:42am
Dunarea de Jos University of Galati, Romania, The Cross-border Faculty
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, May 31, 2020

ACROSS is a biannual, peer-reviewed online journal which addresses mainly humanities scholars. Exploring themes of cultural diversity from the interrelated perspectives of cultural studies and history, literary studies, media studies, linguistics and critical discourse analysis, the journal welcomes contributions with a potential for enhancing the global, multicultural dialogue in the ever-changing world of the twenty-first century.

ACROSS promotes research excellence. We are certain that your expertise will help us build a space of imparting knowledge in the field of multiculturalism and multilingualism across the world.

ISSN 2602-1463

Subject areas include but are not limited to:

Workshop: Insect Entanglements (now ONLINE)

Friday, April 17, 2020 - 6:10am
Eline D. Tabak, University of Bristol
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, April 30, 2020

Online Workshop: Insect Entanglements 

deadline for submissions: April 30, 2020

Faculty of Arts, University of Bristol, 19 June 2020


Insects are everywhere, our (human) lives entangled with them, and yet we know surprisingly little about them. In the introduction to Insectopedia, Hugh Raffles writes the following:

[EXTENDED] Eat/Play/Tweet: An Interdisciplinary Conference on Storytelling and Identity in Popular Culture

Thursday, March 5, 2020 - 9:09am
Popular Culture Research Centre, AUT
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, March 31, 2020


An Interdisciplinary Conference

on Storytelling and Identity in Popular Culture


Popular Culture Research Centre,

Auckland University of Technology

7-9 July 2020


The Popular Culture Research Centre (Auckland University of Technology) welcomes papers for its upcoming interdisciplinary conference on the theme of ‘storytelling and identity’ in popular culture. The conference will be held in Auckland on 7-9 July 2020.


Keynote Speakers:

Justin Edwards (University of Stirling)

Lorna Piatti-Farnell (Auckland University of Technology)

Constantine Verevis (Monash University)