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Replacement Chapter for Collection in contract: Imperial Debt: Colonial Theft, Postcolonial Reparations

updated: 
Sunday, June 30, 2024 - 8:40pm
Maureen E. Ruprecht Fadem
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, July 20, 2024

Dear Colleagues:

My forthcoming collection, Imperial Debt: Colonial Theft, Postcolonial Reparations, is in contract and due out late 2024 / early 2025. 

Please review the original CFP for the book, copied below, and let me know if you have work that would be appropriate for it and fits within the rubric of the book (see below).

The full chapter is needed by July 20 2024. I will respond right away to any and all inquiries. Please email me to let me know of your interest and that you plan to submit a chapter: maureen.fadem@gmail.com

Thank you considering this important project--my very best,

Research in Education Curriculum and Pedagogy: Global Perspectives (forthcoming issue C4P)

updated: 
Tuesday, June 11, 2024 - 3:36pm
AT Publishing
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, July 15, 2024

Research in Education Curriculum and Pedagogy: Global Perspectives (RECAP) [ISSN: 2977-1633] is a peer-reviewed, open access international journal to encourage scholarly dialogues and build a bridge between theory and practice. This journal serves as a forum for all relevant issues from a global perspective with a multidisciplinary approach and a portal for dissemination of outcomes. We invite submissions of original work from research, studies and insights from practice. The journal considers a broad range of topics related to education systems, policies and practices, changes and challenges to educational purpose and meaning.

**Extended Deadline** PAMLA 2024 Panel: Fantasy and the Fantastic

updated: 
Tuesday, June 11, 2024 - 3:33pm
Kristin Noone / Pacific and Ancient Modern Language Association (PAMLA 2024 Conference)
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, June 16, 2024

**Extended DEadline - June 16**

Fantasy and the supernatural, broadly defined, shape many popular narratives and universes—from Lord of the Rings to Game of Thrones, from World of Warcraft to The Witcher, from classical and medieval tales of monsters and dragons to the worlds of N.K. Jemisin, Terry Pratchett, Neil Gaiman, Nnedi Okorafor, and Ursula K. Le Guin. As a genre, fantasy engages with questions of rhetoric, identity, and power in multiple ways, across media, subgenres, and cultural traditions; the enchantment of fantastic and supernatural narratives casts a persistent and global spell.

Novels and Book History at MAPACA 2024

updated: 
Tuesday, July 2, 2024 - 10:11am
Mid-Atlantic Popular & American Culture Association (MAPACA)
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, July 7, 2024

Novels and Book History, an area of the Mid-Atlantic Popular & American Culture Association, is currently accepting proposals for the 2024 Mid-Atlantic Popular & American Culture Association (MAPACA) conference in Atlantic City, NJ to be held November 7-9, 2024. 

This area welcomes all explorations of the novel and/or the history of the book as they interact with American and/or popular culture. Subjects include genre fiction, authors and authorship, literary time periods, cultures, settings, reading, publishing, media studies, bookishness, and representations of books/reading in other media. 

Future of the American Literary Archive (NeMLA)

updated: 
Wednesday, July 10, 2024 - 4:42pm
NeMLA 2025 (March 6-9, Philadelphia) / RALS (Penn State UP)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, August 30, 2024

"The Future of the American Literary Archive" panel at NeMLA 2025 (March 6-9, Philadelphia) invites panelists to share archival discoveries in American literature while also engaging in broader methodological reflections on the state of archival research in the humanities. In the context of explaining their own archival work and/or pedagogy, panelists will discuss how archival research has been impacted—for better or for worse—by tectonic shifts in the US humanities landscape including technological developments (AI, digitization), declining undergraduate humanities enrollments, and calls for more public-facing humanities scholarship readable to a general audience.

Bible and Contemporary Fiction

updated: 
Wednesday, June 12, 2024 - 11:00am
Postscripts -- Special Issue
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, March 1, 2025

Postscripts: The Journal of Sacred Texts, Cultural Histories, and Contemporary Contexts, one of the major global publications exploring the reception history of religious texts, is making plans for a special issue devoted to the Bible and Contemporary Fiction

I will serve as the guest editor.

I hope to feature 4-6 essays (8000 words each, including references) on how biblical patterns, themes, and trajectories surface in works of contemporary fiction, broadly construed, from the non-western as well as western world.

Death and the Irish Diaspora

updated: 
Tuesday, June 11, 2024 - 3:31pm
Éire-Ireland: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Irish Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, October 31, 2024

Death and the Irish Diaspora
Special Issue of Éire-Ireland

Special-Issue Editors:
Chris Cusack, Radboud University
Sophie Cooper, Queen's University Belfast

Éire-Ireland: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Irish Studies welcomes submissions for a Spring/Summer 2026 special issue on death and the Irish diaspora.

Snake Sisters in Literature and Film

updated: 
Tuesday, June 11, 2024 - 3:31pm
96th SAMLA (South Atlantic Modern Language Association) Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, June 25, 2024

Although a monster with a head of swarming snakes, Medusa has been firmly embraced as a snake sister by more women. In her 1975 essay “The Laugh of the Medusa,” Hélène Cixous pioneeringly urges women to re-visit their mythological snake sister - Medusa - who has long been (mis)construed as ugly and sinful. Cixous writes, "You only have to look at the Medusa straight on to see her. And she’s not deadly. She’s beautiful and she’s laughing” (885). In current feminist terms, Medusa is often read sympathetically: “The ugliness she first experienced as an unjust punishment” is transformed into her greatest strength she “learned to use as a weapon” (Zimmerman 3).