CAPTURES

Captures (www.revuecaptures.org) invites you to submit articles (5,000 words maximum, including footnotes) dedicated to analyzing the figures, theories, and practices of the imaginary, without being limited to any particular territory or nation. The main focus of the journal…

THE NEW CENTENNIAL REVIEW: AMERICAN LITERARY NATURALISM IN THE WORLD

The New Centennial Review seeks submissions for a forthcoming special issue that aims to offer new perspectives on American literary naturalism in the context of global transformations from the nineteenth century to the present. Of particular interest are rereadings of canonical texts as well as less frequently discussed authors in…

THE DIARY AS LITERATURE THROUGH THE LENS OF MULTICULTURALISM IN AMERICA

Abstracts are invited for a book that focuses on diary writing as a quasi-literary genre that includes autobiography, biography, memoir, correspondence, travel literature, and more. The book will examine the diarist’s text because it speaks the truth of the appearance of things. The diarist’s account is imaginative writing, social, and political history. Diary writing includes events that…

BAYLOR UNIVERSITY’S ROBERT FOSTER CHERRY AWARD FOR GREAT TEACHING

The Baylor University Cherry Award program is designed to honor great teachers, to stimulate discussion in the academy about the value of teaching, and to encourage departments and institutions to value their own great teachers. The award recipient will receive $250,000 and teach in residence at Baylor University during the 2020 fall or 2021 spring semester. The award recipient’s home department…

McCARTNEY 21: SIR PAUL IN THE NEW CENTURY

Much has been written about the life and career of Sir James Paul McCartney, particularly in terms of his work with the Beatles and Wings and as a solo artist in the 1980s and ’90s, but little scholarly attention has been paid to his output in the twenty-first century. During the almost two decades since the turn of the century, McCartney has released albums of covers and of original material, including pop, classical, and experimental music as well as…

HUMANITIES: UNSILENCING BLACK SEXUALITY IN THE AFRICAN DIASPORA

Humanities seeks submission for a special issue that offers analysis of black sexuality studies in Africa and the African diaspora. Essays may address any time period or geographical region. Those that focus on any form of art by black artists, including film, literature, song, drama or theater, and visual art are particularly welcome. Studies of…

PREDICTING THE PAST: WORLDWIDE MEDIEVAL DREAM INTERPRETATION

The volume Predicting the Past: Worldwide Medieval Dream Interpretation, to be published in Brill’s Reading Medieval Sources series, aims to give a high-level survey and analysis of dream-books in the Middles Ages (400–1500 CE), in different parts of the world— Europe, Asia, Africa, Oceania, and the Americas—and to explore their development, dispersal, and typologies. We also intend…

WATCHUNG REVIEW: CONTEMPORARY HUMANITIES

Watchung Review seeks scholarly articles, pedagogical reflections and strategies, creative work, and alternative scholarship that explore the roles, identities, purposes, and challenges of contemporary humanities. What do we mean by the humanities? How do the humanities fit into current forms of globalization? How can we…

HUMANITIES WITHOUT WALLS NATIONAL PREDOCTORAL CAREER DIVERSITY RESIDENTIAL SUMMER WORKSHOP

HUMANITIES WITHOUT WALLS NATIONAL PREDOCTORAL CAREER DIVERSITY RESIDENTIAL SUMMER WORKSHOP: In summer 2019, Humanities without Walls (HWW) is holding its second national, in-residence summer workshop for doctoral students interested in learning about careers outside the academy or…

INSTITUTE OF SACRED MUSIC FELLOWSHIPS

INSTITUTE OF SACRED MUSIC FELLOWSHIPS: The Yale Institute of Sacred Music (ISM), an interdisciplinary graduate center at Yale University, serves scholars and practitioners at all career stages whose work revolves around the sacred. The work of the ISM touches a broad array of disciplines, including anthropology, history of art and architecture, cultural studies, creative writing, ethnomusicology, film studies, liturgical studies, musicology, religious studies…

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