Calls for Contributions

Chapters for “Transgender Literary Theory and Criticism”

Chapter proposals are invited for the edited book Transgender Literary Theory and Criticism. We are seeking chapters that show how transgender theory can provide novel insights for developing literary theory and conducting literary criticism, as well as chapters that analyze specific literary works that explore transgender identity and experience from the perspectives of a variety of literary theories. A sampling of confirmed contributions follows:

“Daring to Imagine: Trans Climate Change Literature,” Katie Hogan, PhD, Department of English, The University of North Carolina at Charlotte, ...

The Goose 18.2 Call for Submissions: Miscellany (An Extra-Open Issue)

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Call for Submissions: Miscellany (An Extra-Open Issue)

The Goose: A Journal of Arts, Environment, and Culture in Canada seeks submissions for issue 18.2, for publication in November 2020. We want your intellectual sidecar projects, your desktop clutter, your knick-knacks, your trifles, your mixtapes, your long-abandoned projects, your slow thinking and half-baked masterpieces about the kinds of spaces we are inhabiting right now—environmental and/or more. In an effort to bend our minds away from the COVID-19 tractor beam and to skirt the ...

Call for Contributions: Ecomusicology Sounding Board’s section posts

Deeply interdisciplinary, the field of ecomusicology is a branch of study exploring the various and complex nexus between people, nature and sounds. Ecomusicologists can come from the fields of composition, acoustic ecology, bio-acoustics, ethnomusicology, historical musicology, biology as well as ecocriticism, biosemiotics, ecosemiotics, phenomenology.

Ethnomusicology Review would like to invite you to share perspectives from your research for our online platform “Sounding Board.” Texts on any of the following subjects are welcome:

-Music and Climate Change

-Music in the Age of Anthropocene

-Post humanities and sounds /music ...

Issue 57: January 2021: Pandemics in the Twentieth and Twenty-first century European and Indian Literature

Guest-Editor: Nikoleta Zampaki, PhD Candidate of Modern Greek Philology, Department of Philology, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece.

Concept Note: Papers are invited for a special issue of Café Dissensus on the topic of Pandemics in Twentieth and Twenty-first century European and Indian Literature. The essays might explore the topic of pandemics (diseases, plagues, etc.) as well as the psychological dimensions of the threats to human health and survival posed by pandemics. Papers might address some of the following questions:

How did authors continue ...

Creative Forms of Writing in the Age of Covidocene

The Green Theory and Praxis Journal ( is calling for proposals exploring the entanglements of COVID – 19 into creative forms of writing (poetry, fiction etc.). We seek work that advocates for changed paradigms, challenges new thinking, and above all, encourages us to reimagine our future.

Poetry Submit up to three previously unpublished poems in any style. Poems may be single-spaced and should use a standard font. Simultaneous submissions are fine as long as GTPJ is notified if your work is accepted elsewhere. Email ...

Arcadiana – A Blog about Literature, Culture and the Environment Call for Submissions

We are currently looking for submissions for Arcadiana, an upcoming blog hosted by postgraduate members of the European Association for Literature, Culture and the Environment (EASLCE).

We invite submissions on the subjects of literature, culture and the environment by postgraduate and early career researchers working in and across the disciplines of the environmental humanities who are interested in making the field accessible to a public audience. Posts can discuss topics from all periods of literary, cultural and natural history from all geographical areas but ...

Edited Collection on Kurdish Ecology

Call for Papers 2020: Contributions sought for an edited collection on Kurdish Ecology

Lexington Books (humanities and social sciences imprint of independent publishing house Rowman & Littlefield), have invited me to produce a book on environmental issues relating to the Kurdish region. This will be an addition to their current series on “Environment and Society.” Abstracts are invited for contributions to an edited collection of essays relevant to the ecological initiatives of the Kurdish freedom movement post-2000.

Proposed title: Kurdish Ecology: Environmental Thought, Challenges and ...

Religion and the Coronavirus Pandemic issue of JSRNC

Call for Paper Proposals: Religion and the Coronavirus Pandemic

The Journal for the Study of Religion, Nature, and Culture (JSRNC) is calling for paper proposals exploring the entanglements of religion, the Coronavirus, and socioecological (aka biocultural) systems. We seek scholarly work that explores how the virus, and religious dimensions of the response to it are influencing, and may decisively reshape socioecological systems, including religious perceptions and practices.

Pandemics are nothing new in human and religious history, of course. Indeed, religion and disease have long been ...

Literature for Change: How Educators Can Prepare the Next Generation for a Climate-Challenged World

Essays or K-12 lesson/unit plans analyzing how literature frames a specific environmental concern are invited from educators around the world. Contributions will be organized in an instructional follow-up resource to Confronting Climate Crises: Reading Our Way Forward (2018). Intended to support educators’ implementation of literature-based interdisciplinary climate instruction, the project is titled Literature for Change: How Educators Can Prepare the Next Generation for a Climate-Challenged World. The collection will be published by Lexington Books, a division of Rowman and Littlefield Publishers, Inc.

If you ...

Call for Book Proposals: Environment and Religion

Environment and Religion in Feminist-Womanist, Queer, and Indigenous Perspectives

This series aims to publish scholarly monographs with limited or no previously published material which explores the subject of ecofeminism from feminist-womanist, queer, and indigenous perspectives. The governing assumption of the series is that ecofeminism is not only a mode of scholarly discourse and analysis, but also a hub for social formation and action. What distinguishes this series in particular is that it focuses on ecofeminism as a disciplinary matrix through which the voices of ...