CFP: Collection of Essays

2021

January

  •  By January 15th, 2021 : Call for paper for The African American Novel in the Early Twenty-First Century, which will be published in a new series from Brill, European Perspectives on the United States: The European Association for American Studies Series. Please, send abstracts of 300-500 words and a brief bio note to the editors Anna Pochmara and Raphaël Lambert. Click here for more details.
     

    2020

    Call for papers : Miranda online journal is looking for an article in American Literature or a paper from a seminar or symposium for its Prospero’s Island (Varia) section. Click here for Miranda stylesheet.
     

    Call for papers : Angles online journal welcomes submissions in English on any topic associated with the study of the Anglophone world for its Varia section. You can send proposals at any moment to varia.angles@saesfrance.org. The review process typically lasts 3 to 6 months. Click here for more details.
     

    Call for papers : Oxford’s Department of Politics and International Relations blog is seeking contributions for a new series on the upcoming 2020 US elections. All posts should be 500-1,000 words in length. If you are interested in writing for this series or would like to ask any questions, please get in touch with Oxpol at blog@politics.ox.ac.uk.
     

    Call for papers : Lockdown might not be the best time to do fieldwork but is as good a time as any to interrogate our practice as ethnographers. More than ever, North American Ethnographies invites all students of fields north of the Rio Grande to send their notes, reflexions and reviews. Click here for more details.
     

    December

  •  By December, 31st, 2020 : call for papers for L’Atelier journal, issue #25 Trouble dans la théorie. Please send your proposals (300-500 words), in english or in french, to Marie Laniel, Pascale Tollance and Anne Ullmo. Click here for more details.
     

    November

  •  By November 15th, 2020 : Call for papers for Parallèles journal special issue on Women Translators of Religious Texts. Please send your proposals (5000-6000 words), in english or french, to Adriana Serban. Click here for more details.
     

    October

  •  By October 1st, 2020 : Call for papers for LISA e-journal, Parliamentary Practices and the Challenges of the XXIst century in the English-speaking World and beyond. Please send your proposals (maximum one A4 page) together with a short biography to Karine Rivière-De Franco. Click here for more details.
     
  •  By October 1st, 2020 : Call for papers for Caliban open-access journal’s new section called DETOURS, issue #63 Dynamics of Collapse in fantasy, the fantastic et SF. Please send your proposals (1000-3000 words) to caliban-detours@univ-tlse2.fr. Click here for more details.
     
  •  By October 3rd, 2020 : Call for paper for Angles special issue dedicated to COVID19 and the Plague Year. Please submit your proposals through the dedicated submission website. Click here for more details.
     
  •  By October 15th, 2020 : Call for paper for Stella Incognita special issue on Pandemic in science fiction- When reality meets fiction: Imagination in the light of pandemics over the centuries. Please send your Full-length papers (4600-7000 words), in english or french, to Danièle André, Christophe Becker, Jérôme Goffette and Clémentine Hougue. Click here for more details.
     
  •  By October 25th, 2020 : Call for papers for Aspeers 14th issue on Narratives of American Colonization and Imperialism. Please send your proposals to submit@aspeers.com. Click here for more details.
     
  •  By October, 30th, 2020 : Call for paper for French journal of Victorian studies special issue on The New Woman and Humour. Please send your proposals (300 words) along with a short bio to Catherine Delyfer et Nathalie Saudo-Welby.
     

    September

  •  By September 30th, 2020 : Call for paper for the open-access, multimedia, interactive platform Transatlantic Cultures, Transatlantic Memories : Cultural Histories of the Atlantic World 18th – 21st Centuries. Please send your full-length research papers as well as a short biographical entry to Anaïs Flechet, Cécile Coquet and Jean-Sébastien Noël. Click here for more details.
     
  •  By September 30th, 2020 : Call for paper for Commonwealth Essays and Studies special issue dedicated to In Other Worlds: Imagining What Comes Next. Please send your proposals to Christine Lorre-Johnston and Fiona McCann. Click here for more details.
     
  •  By September 30th, 2020 : Call for papers for Miranda journal, Camera Memoria: Photographic Memories from the Margins. Please send your 500 words proposals in english or french to Carolin Görgen and Camille Rouquet. Click here for more details.
     
  •  By September 30th, 2020 : The European Association for American Studies (EAAS) invites submissions for its biennial Rob Kroes Publication Award for an unpublished book-length manuscript. The competition for the Rob Kroes Publication Award is open to all national and joint- national American Studies organizations in EAAS. Please send your manuscript (80 000-90 000 words) to Tatiani Rapatzikou. Click here for more details.
     
  •  By September 20th, 2020 : Having had to postpone its Queering The City conference to a yet unconfirmed future time, the organizing committee has decided to start the publication process based on the original programming. Queering the City, Transatlantic Perspectives. Please send your proposals (title, 500 words abstract + corpus/bibliographic sources and short biographic note) to queeringthecity2020@gmail.com. Click here for more details.
     

    August

    July

  •  By July 1st, 2020 : Call for papers for Angles e-journal special issue on Naya/New Pakistan. Please submit your materials through the dedicated submission website. Click here for more details.
     

    June

  •  By June 1st, 2020 : Call for papers for IDeAs, Idées d’Amériques journal issue #17, Villes et Culture dans les Amériques. Please send a 500-words abstract in english, spanish, portuguese or french, along with a short bibliographical notice, a title and 5 key words to Diana Burgos-Vigna, Cynthia Ghorra-Gobin, Isabelle Vagnoux and Françoise Martinez. Click here for more details.
     
  •  By June 15th, 2020: Call for papers for Lexis e-journal, Humor, creativity and lexical creation, No. 17. Please send an abstract of no more than 5,000 characters, preferably in English or occasionally in French, as well as a list of relevant keywords and references to lexis@univ-lyon3.fr. Click here for more details.
     
  •  By June 15th, 2020: Call for papers for Journal of American studies special issue, Foreseeing Race: The Technology and Culture of Risk Prediction after the Datalogical Turn. Please send an abstract (500 words) to Georgiana Banita and R. Joshua Scannell. Click here for more details.
     
  •  By June 20th, 2020 : Call for paper for Life Writing special issue Autofiction and humour. Please send your proposals (300 words), in english, along with a short biography to Alexandra Effe, Marie Lindskov Hansen and Arnaud Schmitt. Click here for more details.
     
  •  By June 30th, 2020 : Call for papers for Cycnos special issue dedicated to The Wings of the Dove by Henry James. Please send your proposals (300 words) along with a short biographical notice (100 words), in english or french, to Christian Gutleben.
     

    May

  •  By May 31st, 2020 : Call for papers for issue #2 of Apuntes Estratégicos journal (EHESS-CERMA/Universidad nacional de Rosario), Security forces in the Americas : Socio-historical perspectives, 19th-20th centuries. Please send your proposals (500 words) in english to apuntesestrategicos@unr.edu.ar. Click here for more details.

    April

  •  By April 3rd, 2020 : Call for papers for ACTA IASSYENSIA COMPARATIONIS journal, Representations of Indigeneity: History, Literature, and Anthropology. Please send your articles (4,000 to 6,000 words) in English, Spanish or Romanian to anamariastefan@uaic.ro. Click here for more details.
     
  •  By April 30th, 2020 : Call for papers of USAbroad – Journal of American History and Politics, Gender and Empowerment in American History and Politics. Please send your proposals (500 words) along with a resumé including your main publications to usabroad@unibo.it. Click here for more details.
     

    March

  •  By March 1st, 2020 : Call for papers for Canadian Studies e-journal, Justin Trudeau: Review and Assessment of Four Years in Office, No.89. Please send an abstract (250 to 300 words) along with a short biography (100 words max) to fboily@ualberta.ca and laurence.cros@univ-paris-diderot.fr. Click here for more details.
     
  •  By March 4, 2020 : Call for papers for First Monday e-journal, Shame, Shaming, and Online Image Sharing. Please send your abstract (300 words) to Amparo Lasen and Gaby David. Click here for more details.
     
  •  By March 31st, 2020 : Call for papers for RANAM (Recherches anglaises et nord-américaines) review, Lanscapes and aesthetic spatialities in the Anthropocene. Please send your proposals (450 words) along with a short bio (150 words) to Sandrine Baudry , Hélène Ibata and Monica Manolescu. Click here for more details.
     

    January

  •  By January 1, 2020: Call for papers for the Special Forum in the Journal of Transnational American Studies, Global Huck: Mapping the Cultural Work of Translations of Mark Twain’s Adventures of Huckleberry Finn. Please send a 400-word proposal in English, together with a short bio to sfishkin@stanford.edu and ronaldjenn@gmail.com or to globalhuckspecialforum@gmail.com. Click here for more details.
     
  •  By January 15, 2020: Call for papers for The Emily Dickinson Journal, International Dickinson: Scholarship in English Translation, Special Issue. First section: abstracts in English of no more than 500 words of published, peer-reviewed essays and book chapters published in other languages in the last five years. Second section: abstract-length presentations of books, chapters and articles. Please send 500-word summaries of recent publications or work in progress in the last five years. Third section: abstracts (250-300 words) of PhD dissertations on Dickinson defended in the last five years or still in progress. Please send your proposals along with a short CV and a bio-bibliography to Adeline Chevrier-Bosseau, Li-hsin Hsu and Eliza Richards.
     
  •  By January 15, 2020: Call for papers for Collapse e-journal, Dynamics of collapse in fantasy, the fantastic and SF, No. 63. Please send a 30,000-sign article (including spaces, footnotes and bibliography), in English or French, to cyril.camus@hotmail.fr and florent.hebert.eng@gmail.com. Click here for more details.
     
  •  By January 31, 2020: Call for papers for the special edition of the E-rea e-journal, Understanding, Acknowledging, Representing Environmental Emergency. Please send a 200-word proposal in English, together with a short bio-bibliography to Sylvie Nail and Camille Manfredi. Click here for more details.
     

    2019

    December

  •  By December 15, 2019: Call for papers for L’Atelier e-journal, No. 12.1, Lieux communs. Please send a 300-500-word proposal, in English or French, to Pascale Tollance and Marie Laniel.
     

    By Decembre 31, 2020 : Call for abstracts for Ex-centric Narratives: Journal of Anglophone Literature, Culture and Media journal, special issue Popular Culture in a New Media Age: Trends and Transitions. Please send your abstract (150-180 words) in english to Dr. Despoina Feleki and Dr. Otilia Cusa. Click here for more details.
     

    October

  •  By October 27, 2019: Call for papers for aspeers e-journal, No. 13, General Section and Topical Section on Pride and Shame in America . Click here for more details.
     
  •  By October 30, 2019: Call for papers for Textes & Contextes e-journal, N° 15.2, Women of the Americas: The Feminization of Politics and the Politization of the Intimate. Please send a 300-500-word article, in English, French or Spanish, along with the article’s provisional title, 5-6 key words as well as a short biographic note to femmesameriques@gmail.com. Click here for more details.
     
  •  By October 30, 2019: Following the international symposium Daphne Du Maurier: A Critical Reassessment held on June 27-28, 2019, two works will be published in English on Daphne Du Maurier. Articles related to the news about the writer will be published in the international online journal Journal of the Short Story in English, No. 76. Articles non-related to the news about the writer will be published by Presses universitaires françaises. Please send a 300-word abstract, in English, along with the author’s short bio-bibliography and an indicative bibliography of 6 or 7 main works on which the article will be based. Click here for instructions. Click here for the details of the symposium.
     

    September

  •  By September 15, 2019: Call for papers for an e-journal ILCEA4, No. 44, Images et représentations des Amériques » de la Revue ILCEA4. Please send a 3,500-sign proposal (1 page), in English, French or Spanish, to pierre-alexandre.beylier@université-grenoble-alpes.fr and irene.favier@univ-grenoble-alpes.fr.
     
  •  By September 15, 2019: Call for papers for the volume of collected critical essays Caste in / and Film. Please send a 200-300-word abstract, in English, along with a short bio and your contact details (100-200 words) to casteinfilm@gmail.com.
     
  •  By September 30, 2019: Call for papers for L’Ordinaire des Amériques journal, The Right writ large in the Americas: structures, ideas, strategies and policies (1991-2018). Please send your articles to orda@openedition.org.
     

    August

  •  By August 15, 2019: Call for papers for a peer-reviewed journal Angles: New Perspectives on the Anglophone World, Are you game?. Please send a 500-word proposal in English to gilles.bertheau@univ-tours.fr.
     
  •  By August 31, 2019: Call for papers on the subject : Herbs and Humanity: For a Material and Cultural History. Please send a 500-word proposal, in English or French, along with a short bio-bibliographical note to Yue.Yue1@univ-brest.fr, Anne.Minel@univ-brest.fr and Molly.chatalic@univ-brest.fr..
     

    June

  •  By June 6, 2019: Call for papers for a peer-reviewed electronical Journal, Modernism and the Obscene. Please send a 300-word proposal, in English or French, along with a short bio-bibliography to Philippe Birgy and Aurélie Guillain.
     
  •  By June 15, 2019: Call for papers for L’Atelier e-journal, The singular. Please send a 300-500-word proposal to Amélie Ducroux and Marie Olivier.
     

    May

  •  By May 2, 2019: International symposium Energy transitions: environmental and social stakes, on October 10-11, 2019 at the Grenoble Alpes University, France. Please send a 300-400-word proposal, in English or French, accompanied by a short bio-bibliography (5-6 lines) to susanne.berthier@univ-grenoble-alpes.fr and christophe.roncato@univ-grenoble-alpes.fr. Please indicate your professional e-mail address and your university of affiliation. Click here for more details.
     
  •  By May 19, 2019: Call for papers for USAbroad journal, A Nation Divided: Conflict in US History and Politics. Please send a 500-word abstract in English, along with your CV, to usabroad@unibo.it.
     
  •  By May 31, 2019: Call for papers Transatlantica e-journal, Left-wing radicalism in the United States : a foreign creed ?. Please send a 500-word proposal, in English or French, to Alice Béja.
     

    April

  •  By April 30, 2019: Call for papers for USAbroad journal on any aspects of U.S. history and politics. Please send your article in English via the journal’s website. Please feel free to contact the Editorial Committee if you have any questions.
     

    March

  •  By March 15, 2019: Call for papers for the review Canadian Studies, No. 87, December 2019, Solitude(s). Please send a single document (Word or PDF) in English or French, containing a working title and an abstract (250 to 300 words), and a brief biography (no more than 100 words) with your email address, to both lorie-anne.rainville@unicaen.fr and cecile.fouache@univ-rouen.fr, with a copy to laurence.cros@univ-paris-diderot.fr. Click here for more details.
     
  •  By March 20, 2019: Call for papers for Quaderna e-journal, Glottophobia and the Linguistic Imaginary, No 5. Please send your proposal proposal (one page maximum), in English or French, accompanied by a short bio-bibiographical notice, to maria-graciela.villanueva@u-pec.fr et ivan.jimenez@u-pec.fr. Click here for more details.
     
  •  By March 29, 2019: Call for chapters for the anthology A Critical Companion to Stanley Kubrick, edited by Elsa Colombani. Please send a 300-500-word proposal, in English, accompanied by a short CV and complete contact information to Elsa Colombani. Click here for more details.
     

    February

  •  By February 15, 2019: Call for papers for a peer-reviewed journal Angles: New Perspectives on the Anglophone World, Creating the Enemy: Forms and Functions of the Enemy Image. Please send a 500-word proposal in English to jacob.maillet@parisdescartes.fr and cecile.dudouyt@univ-paris13.fr.
     
  •  By February 15, 2019: Call for papers for an e-journal ILCEA, No. 41 Les métamorphoses du travail : innovation / régression. Please send a 5 000-sign proposal, in English or French, accompanied by a biographical note and a short CV of the author to Christian.Leblond@univ-grenoble-alpes.fr.
     

    January

  •  By January 1, 2019: Call for papers for Peer-Reviewed Edited Volume, Re-Membering Hospitality in the Mediterranean: Essays in Anglophone Literature, Arts, and Culture. Please send a 600-word proposal in English to Yasser Elhariry, Isabelle Keller-Privat and Edwige Tamalet Talbayev.
     
  •  By January 15, 2019: Call for papers for the collected volume Short Circuit: Brevity and the short form in serial television. Please send your 5,000-word article in English to Sylvaine Bataille, Florence Cabaret and Shannon Wells-Lassagne.
     

    2018

    December

  •  By December 1st, 2018: Call for papers L’Ordinaire des Amériques journal, December 2019 issue, Transforming the city: the emergence of sustainable cities in the Americas. Please send an article of up to 11,000 words (including notes, tables, figures, and references) to Laurent Roesch (for articles on North America) and Pablo Ligrone (for articles on Latin America).
     
  •  By December 15, 2018: Call for papers for Genre en séries journal, #10, Can superheroines escape their gender ?. Please send your proposal, in English or French, together with a short bio-bibliography to sbonade@gmail.com and rvallee@univ-evry.fr.
     

    November

  •  By November 1, 2018: Call for papers for TV/Series e-journal, Séries et espace. Please send your abstracts (400 words max) in English or French together with a short biographical note to Flore Coulouma and Alexis Pichard.
     
  •  By November 9, 2018: Call for papers Alternative francophone e-journal, Who’s Afraid of Digital in Comics?. Please send a 300-400-word proposal in English or French to Côme Martin et à Jean Sébastien.
     
  •  By November 20, 2018: Call for papers Transatlantica e-journal , Line Breaks in American Poetry. Please send your papers in English to Chloé Thomas.
     

    October

  •  By October 28, 2018: Call for papers aspeers e-journal , American Anger. The articles should be written in English.
     

    September

  •  By September 1st, 2018: Call for papers IMAGINAIRES e-journal , Lieux de rupture / Places of Rupture. Articles of 6,000-10,000 words to send to catherine.chauche@sfr.fr and daniel.thomieres@univ-reims.fr.
     
  •  By September 15, 2018: Call for papers Revue LISA / LISA e-journal, Old and New Avenues in Paul Auster’s Work. Please send a 300-word abstract, in English or French, together with a brief bio-bibliographical note to François Hugonnier and I. B. Siegumfeldt.
     
  •  By September 15, 2018: Call for papers Ariel’s Corner section of Miranda e-journal on English-speaking theatre. Please send your proposals in English or French to Émeline JOUVE.
     

    August

  •  By August 20, 2018: Call for papers EOLLES Journal, Special Issue on Feminisms and ARTivism in the Americas (20th-21st centuries). Please send your abstract, both in English and Spanish, Portuguese or French, together with a brief bio to Anouk Guiné and Emanuele de Maupeou. Click here for submission guidelines.
     

    July

  •  By July 2, 2018: Call for papers RFEA special issue, America’s Choice : Greatness and Liberties in Critical States. Please send a 500-word abstract, in English or French, together with a short bio-bibliography to Anthony Castet.
     
  •  By July 2, 2018: Call for papers Adaptation, The "Adaptation" Essay Prize 2018. Essays of up to 4,000 words to submit via the journal’s online submission system.
     
  •  By July 2, 2018: Call for papers Messengers from the Stars: On Science Fiction and Fantasy, LIES, Inc. lies and “alternative facts” in Science Fiction. Please send a 4,000-6,000-word abstract in English to mfts.journal@gmail.com.
     
  •  By July 12, 2018: Call for papers “Do the Senses Make Sense?”: The Five Senses in Nabokov’s Work. Please send a 300-500-word abstract in English to Marie Bouchet.
     

    June

  •  By June 1st, 2018: Call for papers Études Canadiennes / Canadian Studies, Canada, a refuge from the United States?. Proposals of 250-300 words (in English or French) including a working title and a brief overview of the article’s aims, and a 100-word bio to send to revueetudescanadiennes@gmail.com and laurence.cros@univ-paris-diderot.fr.
  •  By June 1st, 2018: Call for papers Revue Française d’Etudes Américaines, Joan of Arc through American Eyes. Please send a 500-word abstract, in English or French, along with a short biographical notice to Ronald Jenn and Delphine Louis-Dimitrov.
  •  By June 25, 2018: Call for papers Comicalités, Comics and Material Culture. Please send a one-page abstract (3000 characters with spaces), in French or English, along with a CV to bounthavy@gmail.com and sylvain.lesage@univ-lille.fr.
  •  By June 30, 2018: Call for papers L’Atelier, Reference and Referentiality. Abstracts in English or French (300-500 words) to send to Isabelle Alfandary, Priyanka Deshmukh and Juliana Lopoukhine.
  •  By June 30, 2018: Call for papers to a new publishing project on Racial passing. Please send a 400-600-word abstract in English together with a short bio-bibliography to Hélène Charlery and Aurélie Guillain.

    May

  •  By May 13, 2018: Call for papers to the USAbroad – Journal of American History and Politics, Rewinding Global America: Nationalism and Contested Power. Please send a 500-word abstract along with a list of your main publications to usabroad@unibo.it.
  •  By May 14, 2018: Call for papers to an edited volume on student political action . Please send a 300-500-word abstract along with a 3-line bio and your institutional affiliation to Judith Bessant Analicia Mesinas and Sarah Pickard. Click here for more details.

    April

  •  By April 15, 2018: Call for papers Babel. Littératures plurielles, Memorial Minor Writings in the Americas. Abstracts (200 words max) in English or French (in .doc format), with a title, a list of key words and a short bio to send to anne.garrait-bourrier@uca.fr and christine.duale@ut-capitole.fr.
  •  By April 30, 2018: Call for papers Transatlantica Special Issue, American Women Writers Abroad. Full-length essays (45.000 signs max. with spaces and footnotes) and a short CV to send to Stéphanie Durrans. Click here for more details.

    March

  •  By March 15, 2018: Call for papers Transatlantica special issue, Creating the child audience: media and the invention of modern American childhood in the late 19th and 20th centuries. An abstract of up to 400 words and a short bio (in English or French) to send to thibaut.clement@paris-sorbonne.fr.
  •  By March 30, 2018: Call for papers Angles, Neoliberalism in the Anglophone world. Full papers in English to send to Simon Dawes and Marc Lenormand.
  •  By March 31, 2018: Call for papers Journal of Short Story in English, Special issue of the JSSE on the short stories of Ron Rash. A 200-300-word proposal and a short bio-bibliography to send to Frédérique Spill.

    February

  •  By February 1, 2018: Call for papers American Art, Economics, Money, and the Art Market. Abstracts of 250-500 words to send to americanartjournal@si.edu.].

    January

  •  By January 10, 2018: Call for papers Revue LISA / LISA e-journal, Le(s) chemin(s) de fer clandestin(s) : histoire, mythe, représentations / The Underground Railroad(s): History, Myth and Representations. Proposals of up to 500 words (abstract and bio) to send to Sandrine Ferré-Rode.

    2017

    December

  •  By December 22, 2017: Call for papers The journal InMedia, Documentary and Entertainment. Proposals of up to 300 words and a short bibliography to send to David Lipson and Zachary Baqué.

    September

  •  By September 15, 2017: Call for papers Revue LISA / LISA e-journal, The World of Trump / Trump and the World. A 300-500-word proposal (in English or French) and a short bio to send to Pierre Guerlain & Raphaël Ricaud.
  •  By September 25, 2017: Call for papers Miranda, Ariel’s Corner, Theatre. Theatre reviews, interviews with theatre people, essays (but not formal academic papers) on theatre (in English or French) to send to Emeline Jouve.