Calls for Contributions

The Forest Imagined

The Forest Imagined – vol. 1, issue 2 – Spring/Summer ​ The editorial committee at Artis Natura is searching for emerging artists and researchers to contribute to a thematic issue on its cultural online platform. This project has taken the form of a blog reviewed and published by an editorial committee, where researchers, artists, and writers can share reflections on the reciprocal relationship between humans and nature. ​ This second issue will focus on the forest and its representations. The forest has become a space between reality ...

Pushing Past the Human in Latin American Cinema

Over the past decade, film studies has increasingly taken up the question of the environment and climate change (Rust, Monani, Cubit; Narine; Pick and Narraway). However, the question of “nature” has yet to be comprehensively theorized from the perspective of Latin American cinema. This edited volume proposes to begin to fill this gap by bringing together scholarship that explores Latin American films (from any time period) that foreground the nonhuman. We are specifically interested in thinking about why the past decade has generated ...

In • Flux: new upcoming literary arts magazine

In • Flux Magazine is a new non-profit literary arts magazine that is now calling all artists, photographers, and writers for submissions that exhibit facets of everyday moments, thoughts, and dreams. Accepted mediums include: prose, poetry, art, photography, and comic essays.

Contributing artists and writers also are eligible for an interview that will be released once a month (subject to change based on interest) on our site and social media.

Because it is a new literary arts magazine, it is a great opportunity to collaborate with ...

Ecozon@ Autumn 2018: Myth- and Eco-Criticism: A Natural Encounter

Ecozon@ Autumn 2018: Myth- and Eco-Criticism: A Natural Encounter

Guest Editors:  Francisco Molina Moreno (Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Spain); Imelda Martin Junquera (Universidad de León, Spain)

Much contemporary thinking on nature and our relationship with it is shaped by myths. While some myths reflect concern for a lost harmony with the natural environment, others express a will to subdue it. In the Western world, the most influential sources are the Greek myths and the Bible. Certain passages of the latter, for example, have been used ...

Configurations Special Issue: Science Studies and the Blue Humanities

CFP: Science Studies and the Blue Humanities. Configurations, the journal of SLSA (The Society for Literature, Science, and the Arts) is seeking submissions for a special issue on Science Studies and the Blue Humanities, edited by Stacy Alaimo. We are interested in essays, position papers, provocations, and artist statements that explore the significance of science studies for the development of the blue humanities. As oceans and bodies of fresh water increasingly become sites for environmentally-oriented arts and humanities scholarship, how can the emerging blue ...

Interactions Vol. 27.1-2

INTERACTIONS Journal

Annual deadline : October 1 Interactions (ISSN 1300-574-X) is an international journal in print format featuring essays on British and American Language, Literature, Culture and Translation Studies published annually by Ege University Depts. of British and American Studies (Izmir/Turkey).

It is blind refereed by international scholars and indexed in MLA International Bibliography, Gale Cengage Learning and EBSCO, subscribed by the British Library and the Harvard University Library.

Articles (4000-8000 words) and reviews (1000-2000 words) should follow MLA parenthetical citation format.

Please send submissions as word file ...

NEO-VICTORIAN SERIES

NEO-VICTORIAN SERIES

The Series Editors of Brill/Rodopi’s Neo-Victorian Series (http://www.brill.com/products/series/neo-victorian-series) invite proposals for future edited collections in the series, to map emergent, prominent, and critically underrepresented strands of neo-Victorian literature and culture. In particular, we would welcome themed proposals on the following subjects:

• Neo-Victorian Ecologies & Environmental Ethics • Neo-Victorian Cosmopolitanism • Neo-Victorian Postcolonialities • Neo-Victorian Journeys and Travels • Neo-Victorian Geographies • Neo-Victorian World-Building • Neo-Victorian Animals and Human-Animal Relations • Neo-Victorian Mad Doctors, Asylums, and Insanities • Neo-Victorian Law, Justice, and Punishment • Neo-Victorian Exoticism • Neo-Victorian Steampunk • Neo-Victorian Slavery Narratives • Neo-Victorian ...

Weather—or Not, Here We Go! Climate Change, Global Warming, and the Anthropocene

“Weather—or Not, Here We Go! Climate Change, Global Warming, and the Anthropocene”

We have entered the Anthropocene, and record temperatures, rising sea levels, and mega-storms are all weather-related symptoms of earth’s reply to our constant demands. Have we asked too much? Gone too far? We invite both scholarly and creative responses to this issue. Suggested topics include—but are not limited to—climate change, global warming, issues of environmental protection, and the Anthropocene. We are interested, as well, in works that address specific weather events and ...

Engaging the Pastoral: Social, Environmental, and Artistic Critique in Contemporary Pastoral Literature

Studies in Twentieth and Twenty-First Century Literature Engaging the Pastoral: Social, Environmental, and Artistic Critique in Contemporary Pastoral Literature (Special Issue) Edited by Melinda A. Cro (Kansas State University) & Rachel A. Paparone (Ithaca College) Abstract Submission Deadline: Sept. 15, 2017

Pastoral literature and socially engaged literature are two terms not often seen together. The word “pastoral” most often calls to mind bucolic landscapes peopled by rustic shepherds, attractive shepherdesses, and frolicking sheep. Indeed, scholars often characterize the pastoral genre, at least in its more classical ...

TEXTS AND TERRITORIES: THE CURIOUS HISTORY OF THE MIDDLE AGES

An Edited Volume Deadline: 30 June 2017 Contact: Hülya Taflı Düzgün, PhD, Medievalist, Deparment of English Language and Literature, Faculty of Letters, University of Erciyes, Kayseri, Turkey Email: textsandterritories@gmail.com

Call for Chapter Proposals Title: TEXTS AND TERRITORIES: THE CURIOUS HISTORY OF THE MIDDLE AGES The writing of a literary text is as a retrospective explanation of what is happening in the present and such writing is the deliberate re-creation in actual practice. This present includes social, cultural, religious and political events. The impact of immediate contemporary concerns is served ...

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