How Literature Understands Poverty

American Literature

This special issue examines the role of literature and criticism in addressing poverty and dispossession. In a 2009 Inside Higher Ed op-ed, Keith Gandal predicted that the economic crisis would lead to literary studies finally putting “poverty near the top of the agenda and the center...

Rejoinder Call for Submissions -- Storytelling for Social Change

Rejoinder online journal (published by the Institute for Research on Women at Rutgers University)

Rejoinder Call for Submissions -- Storytelling for Social Change

This issue of Rejoinder seeks to explore the relationship between storytelling and social change. Storytelling has long been an important feminist



Feminist, Gender, and Women's Studies; Sociology; Political Science; Philosophy; History; Psychology; Humanities; Social Sciences, Wagadu: A Journal of Transnational Women's and Gender Studies

Wagadu: A Journal of Transnational Women's and Gender Studies
Title of Special Issue: racialization.spectacle.liberation.
Guest Editors: Chriss Sneed and S.M. Rodriguez

"There is


Rural Faith Communities and Social Change

"Crosscurrents: An Interdisiplinary Journal of South Carolina Studies" (Francis Marion University)

Call for Papers
Rural Faith Communities and Social Change

Crosscurrents:  An Interdisciplinary Journal of South Carolina Studies is seeking essays for its inaugural issue, which will focus on the roles faith communities have...

Call for Submissions: Metropolitan Museum Journal

The Metropolitan Museum Journal

The Editorial Board of the peer-reviewed Metropolitan Museum Journal invites submissions of original research on works of art in the Museum’s collection. There are two sections: Articles and Research Notes. Articles contribute extensive...

Poverty, Gender, and Sexuality in the 21st Century

Feminist Formations

Call for Abstracts: Special Issue of Feminist Formations"The New Status Quo: Essays on Poverty in the United States and Beyond"
Guest edited by Sarah Tobias and Nicole R. Fleetwood
Abstracts due: May 15, 2019
Full papers due:...

Food and World's Fairs/Expositions

American Studies, Food, Culture & Society

Call for Papers: Special Issue on Food at the Fair
This special issue of Food, Culture & Society will examine how fairs and expositions – at local,
regional, national, and international levels anytime from the nineteenth century to the present –
reflect and...

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