ARLINE CUSTER MEMORIAL AWARD

The Arline Custer Memorial Award recognizes the best books and articles written or compiled by individuals and institutions in the MARAC region, which consists of the District of Columbia, Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and West Virginia.

PROTEST IN THE LONG EIGHTEENTH CENTURY

Eighteenth-century popular protest and resistance included not only riots that resulted from the rising prices of bread and other food staples in England, France, and Spain but also those triggered by “new” policies on hats and coats, as well as riots and executions brought about from displeasure with foreign competition. The editors invite essays that…

RE-VISIONS OF EDEN: THE IDEA OF THE MIDWESTERN GOTHIC

Critical academic essays are sought for a volume on the Midwestern Gothic in American literature and culture. This edited volume looks to establish the Midwestern Gothic as genre, exploring relationships with other regional gothics and…

ASSOCIATION FOR INFORMAL LOGIC AND CRITICAL THINKING (AILACT) ESSAY PRIZE

AILACT invites submissions for the 2018 AILACT Essay Prize.

  • Value: US$500
  • Papers related to the teaching or theory of informal logic or critical thinking…

CRITICAL MULTILINGUALISM STUDIES

Critical Multilingualism Studies seeks submissions for its special issue on the topic of Multilingualism, Creativity, and the Arts. Translingual literature is the phenomenon of authors who, like Samuel Beckett, André Brink, and Vladimir Nabokov, write in more than one language or who, like Chinua Achebe, Joseph Conrad, and…

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…

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…

Prose Studies: #BlackLivesMatter Pasts, Presents, and Futures

Prose Studies seeks submissions for a special issue, #BlackLivesMatter Pasts, Presents, and Futures. Editors are interested in analyses of nonfiction texts and truth-telling discourses that attend to the particular ways in which Black Lives Matter has been appropriated, institutionalized, or mobilized as a framework for…

LOUIS OWENS

Louis Owens: New Critical Perspectives, a collection of critical essays, will provide an opportunity for new understandings of the contributions of Louis Owens as a storyteller and scholar. The editors are soliciting essays dealing with such topics as his gothic…

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