Call for Editors: Journal of American Studies (2 February 2018)

Journal of American Studies (Cambridge University Press) Call for New Co-Editors or Editor, and Associate Editors Applications are invited from British Association for American Studies members for the positions of Co-Editors or Editor, and two Associate Editors of the Journal of American Studies. The Journal of American Studies is one of the most important area studies journals in…

CFP: Theatre Annual: A Journal of Theatre and Performance of the Americas (15 December)

Theatre Annual: A Journal of Theatre and Performance of the Americas  Call for Articles: 2018 Issue – The American Theatre and Drama Society www.atds.org Theatre Annual is the oldest theatre periodical continuously published in the United States. It is dedicated to examining theatre and performance of the Americas. We construe “America” broadly to include North, Central, and…

CFP: Gone with the Wind – Special Issue of The Southern Quarterly (1 December)

Call for papers: Gone with the Wind.  Submission deadline: December 1, 2017. The Southern Quarterly invites submissions for a special issue that explore this iconic film: responses to the film from reviewers and famous writers in non-English speaking countries; the film and World War II; the ways the film has been reinterpreted in other media; recasting gender/racial roles;…

CFP: Edited Collection “Surveillance, Architecture and Control: Discourses on Spatial Culture” (20 November)

Call for Papers: Edited Collection Surveillance, Architecture and Control: Discourses on Spatial Culture As our current political and cultural climate elucidates, the modern world has become increasingly fascinated by surveillance systems. Popular television series’ such as Westworld and The Handmaid’s Tale speak of our fears of being controlled by those watching us, whilst remastered movies such as Blade Runner 2049 harness…

CFP: Philip Roth and Forms of Political Violence (1 September 2018)

Philip Roth and Forms of Political Violence Deadline for submissions: September 1, 2018 In recent years, worldwide political events have caused Western readers and writers to reconsider concepts of political violence in both global and domestic terms. Although Roth wrote many of his novels before the turn of the century, when the most current manifestations…

CFP: Edited Collection: Gender, Sexuality and Queer Identities in American Horror Story (5 November 2017)

Edited Collection: Gender, Sexuality and Queer Identities in American Horror Story Editors: Harriet Earle, Sheffield Hallam University, UK Jessica Clark, University of Suffolk, UK This call for papers seeks submissions that engage with the television series American Horror Story (produced by Ryan Murphy and Brad Falchuk) as part of an edited collection on the theme of gender, sexuality…

CFP: Edited Collection on the writing of Marilynne Robinson (15 September)

Call For Papers: Edited Collection on the writing of Marilynne Robinson As part of the Manchester University Press series, Contemporary American and Canadian Writers, this volume will chart recent and emerging critical opinion on the celebrated author, Marilynne Robinson. Having issued an earlier call for papers, the editors now seek proposals that specifically address the following…

US Studies Online Keynote Competition (1 September)

This year’s US Studies Online Keynote Competition for PGRs and ECRs is open for entries. The winning entrant will be the USSO sponsored Keynote speaker at this year’s Postgraduate BAAS conference, held at the University of Essex (25-26 November). The winner will also be awarded with a £100 book token. The Keynote must engage with the theme of the conference,…

CFP: The USAbroad Journal

The USAbroad Editorial committee is pleased to announce that the call for submissions of articles is now open! The articles, written in English, should investigate any aspects of U.S. history and politics: social, economic and intellectual developments, relations of gender, race and class, foreign policy, international relations, history of policies and institutions. The journal pays…

CFP: Special Issue of Southern Quarterly: Replaying Gone with the Wind (1 December)

Special Issue Call for Papers: Foodways in the South Guest Editor: Angela Jill Cooley, Minnesota State University Publication Schedule: Volume 56, no. 1 (Fall 2018) Submission Deadline: December 1, 2017 The Southern Quarterly invites submissions for a special issue on foodways in the South. We are interested in interdisciplinary scholarly articles, unpublished archival materials, and photo essays that examine…