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…

DIVERSE: EMERGING SCHOLARS EDITION

Diverse: Issues In Higher Education is pleased to announce the annual Emerging Scholars edition. The 24 January 2019 edition will feature fifteen up-and-coming minority scholars who are making their mark in academia. Diverse’s editorial staff chooses Emerging Scholars based on a number of factors, the most important being uniqueness of scholarship, commitment to…

PEACE REVIEW: AGGRESSION IN HUMANS AND OTHER ANIMALS

Under the guest editorship of Michael Potegal (Univ. of Minnesota), Peace Review: A Journal of Social Justice invites essays for a special issue (31.1), Aggression in Humans and Other Animals: What Do We Know Now? Where Do We Go from Here? Our current…

QUEER INCARNATIONS OF ROMAN CHARITY: THE POLITICS AND EROTICS OF BREASTFEEDING

This interdisciplinary volume gathers contributions that analyze the theme of Roman Charity and its queer appropriations, reflecting upon nonnormative breastfeeding as an expression of queer desire. So far, little academic attention has been paid to Roman Charity, which was a well-known topic in medieval literature and Renaissance art, reaching a peak of popularity in the Baroque. Various authors from antiquity…

SURREAL ENTANGLEMENTS: ESSAYS ON JEFF VANDERMEER’S FICTION

Proposals are invited for a collection of essay that engage Jeff VanderMeer’s fiction as the starting point and springboard for a series of sustained critical inquiries into the changing material realities and posthumanist discourses that are now identifiable features of the Anthropocene. Pursuing the questions and quandaries at the core of VanderMeer’s fiction, the essays in this collection will…

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…

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…

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…

Open Cultural Studies: Black Womanhood in Popular Culture

Open Cultural Studies seeks submissions for a special issue, Black Womanhood in Popular Culture. In contemporary popular culture, black womanhood frequently takes center stage. It occupies an increasingly central place and articulates new and renewed dimensions, prompting questions about…

NINETEENTH CENTURY STUDIES ASSOCIATION

The 1 July submission deadline for both the NCSA Article Prize and Emerging Scholars Award is approaching. The 2018 Article Prize: Send a PDF file or link, including the publication’s name, volume, and date, to the committee chair, Laura White, at…

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