The Museum of Science Fiction is accepting 250-word proposals for 15-20 minute papers to be presented at this year’s Escape Velocity Conference in National Harbor Maryland, May 24th – 26th, 2019.
Date: June 8–9, 2019
Venue: Kansai University, Osaka, Japan
Confirmed keynote speaker: Rosi Braidotti (Utrecht University)
Male (Un)Bonding: Men, Masculinities, and Homosocial Troubles
A Research Development Workshop and Interdisciplinary Networking Event
13-15 June 2019, Bush House, King’s College London
Navigating between virtual/physical environments and information bubbles
8 – 10 September 2019
Tourism Security Safety And Post Conflict Destinations
Since the turn of the century, the international rules surrounding security and safety have significantly changed, specifically within the tourism industry. In the age of globalization, terrorism and conflict have moved beyond individual high-profile targets; instead, tourists, travellers and journalists are at risk. In response to this shift, the series invites authors and scholars to contribute to the conversation surrounding tourism security and post-conflict destinations. This call invites potential authors to present their book proposal revolving around tourism secuity and post conflict destinations.
In Gender Trouble, Judith Butler famously asserts that “gender is a “stylized repetition of acts” that are not only contingent on the public reception of that style, but also on the way in which the repetition “conceals its genesis,” where the “it” is the presumed “being” of (a) gender. T.S.
In today's culture, it's almost impossible to avoid "monsters." Straight from mythology and legend, these fantastic creatures traipse across our television screens and the pages of our books. Over centuries and across cultures, the inhuman have represented numerous cultural fears and, in more recent times, desires. They are Other. They are Us. This panel will explore the literal monsters--whether they be mythological, extraterrestrial, or man-made--that populate fiction and film, delving into the cultural, psychological and/or theoretical implications.
This panel invites participants to consider how language is used in literature, film, music, video games, graphic novels, politics, and/or performance art to create, challenge, and codify queer identity.
The 9th edition of the Future of Education International Conference will take place in Florence, Italy, on 27 - 28 June 2019.
The objective of the Future of Education Conference is to promote transnational cooperation and share good practice in the field of education. The Conference is also an excellent opportunity for the presentation of previous and current education projects and initiatives.
The Call for Papers is addressed to teachers, researchers and experts in the field of education as well as to coordinators of teaching and training projects.
Experts in the field of education are therefore invited to submit an abstract of a paper to be presented in the conference.
Journal of Foreign Languages and Cultures, launched in December 2017, is a unique enterprise in the humanities as a journal published in English in China aimed at an international readership. Published by Hunan Normal University Press every June and December, contributors to the first three issues include J.H. Prynne, Ottmar Ette, Shelley Fisher Fishkin, Charles Bernstein, Chris Weedon, Mark Turner, Herman Rapaport, Robert Archambeau, Aldon Lynn Nielsen, Tyrone Williams, Jonathan Stalling, Brian Reed, Wenshu Zhao, Jiang Hongxin, Zhang Longxi, Alan Golding, Barrett Watten, and Ishmael Reed, among many others.
Duality, Double-Entendre, and Double-Meanings in Marie Nimier's Œuvre
Transatlantica, online journal of American Studies
Left-wing radicalism in the United States: a foreign creed?
An International Showcase at FACT, Liverpool, 20 June 2019
Call for Participants and Posters
Liverpool's Foundation for Art and Creative Technology (FACT) is hosting an international showcase for cultural practitioners and researchers to explore creative and academic responses to notions of female intersectionality. We seek contributions from (but not limited to) writers, artists, performers, filmmakers, academics, students, and practice-based researchers, who can explore the potential and limitations of intersectionality within a global context and who wish to shed light on the various intersections that define the subject status of women.
TREACHEROUS WORDS: FAKE NEWS, CENSORSHIP AND THE UNSAYABLE
Venue: Department of Languages and Cultures,
University of Aveiro, Portugal.
Date: 23-25 October, 2019
Continuing our series of conferences dedicated to rethinking intermediality in contemporary cinema and visual culture, we propose to initiate a discussion around aspects of intermediality that may unfold from the perspective of the picturesque.
Representing Disembarkation: Migrations, Arrivals, Territories
Conference / Procida, Naples 27 – 29 April 2020
Confirmed Keynote Speakers: Sandro Mezzadra, Iain Chambers, Miguel Mellino, Tiziana Terranova
New Romantics: Performing Ireland and Cosmopolitanism on the Anniversary of Human Rights (3-5 July 2019)
Queen’s University Belfast
Supported by the QUB AHSS Faculty Research Initiatives Fund and the GIS EIRE
Professor Stephen Wilmer, Professor Emeritus of Drama (Trinity College Dublin)
Dr Drew Milne, Judith E. Wilson Reader in Poetics (University of Cambridge)
Paula McFetridge, Artistic Director (Kabosh Theatre Company, Belfast)
An “Other” Zombie Project: Decolonizing the Undead
Edited by Professor Stephen Shapiro, Giulia Champion and Roxanne Douglas
The editors of this project are interested in developing an interdisciplinary edited collection on perspectives of the zombie figure that focus on non-Anglo-Euro-centric works and theories. We are interested in submissions that re-frame the zombie figure in the humanities and social sciences and/or contest previous understandings of the zombie and its history. These re-framings could be articulated with areas of engagement which include, but are not limited to:
Call for Papers: Victorian Visions
Victorian Network is an open-access, MLA-indexed, peer-reviewed journal dedicated to publishing and promoting the best work across the broad field of Victorian Studies by postgraduate students and early career academics. We are delighted to announce that our thirteenth issue (Winter 2019) will be guest edited by Professor Kate Flint on the theme of "Victorian Visions".
THE ROMANIAN ASSOCIATION OF GENERAL AND COMPARATIVE LITERATURE (RAGCL)
the 16thAnnual RAGCL Convention: The Germanic Model in Romanian Literature,
Sibiu, Romania, 10-13 July 2019
Open Information Science Journal invites submissions for a special issue dedicated to scholarship on the broad theme of Access to information—freedom and censorship. Library and information science scholars and practitioners around the world are encouraged to submit a paper on this theme.
Call for Abstracts
Aigne, 2019/2020 Issue
Theme: “Crisis: Predicament and Potential”
Deadline April 19th, 2019
Questions of crime and punishment are writ large across many of our social and political spaces. We see injustice navigated on social media and protested in the streets, spun on film and fought in music. The narratives of criminals and law makers, sometimes valorised and sometimes vilified, surround us.
Literature/Film Association Annual Conference
REBOOT • REPURPOSE • RECYCLE
September 12-14, 2019
University of Oregon in Portland
Portland, Oregon, USA
Keynote: Amanda Ann Klein, East Carolina University and Matt McCormick, Gonzaga University
Call for Papers
The Second International Conference on Twenty-First Century Film Directors
University of Wolverhampton in collaboration with Light House Media Centre, Wolverhampton presents
Kathryn Bigelow: A Visionary Filmmaker
Thursday July 11th 2019 at Light House Media Centre*, Wolverhampton
Keynote: Dr Deborah Jermyn, University of Roehampton, London
We are announcing a call for papers for the second St Andrews Institute of Medieval Studies (SAIMS) Graduate Conference. This three-day conference is aimed at graduate students and early career researchers in any area of Medieval Studies. The second day of the conference will be devoted to the theme Politics and Political Thought and we would particularly welcome abstracts related to this topic from scholars working in any of the fields mentioned below. We aim to encompass a range of historical perspectives, from art to archaeology, law to literature.
The keynote addresses will be delivered by: Prof Carole Hillenbrand (Edinburgh and St Andrews) Dr Charles West (Sheffield)
The Midwest Popular Culture Association/Midwest American Culture Association seeks proposals for papers and panels both on Western animation and on anime for its 2019 Conference, to be held Thursday-Sunday, 10-13 October 2019 at the Hyatt Regency, 151 W 5th St, Cincinnati, OH. As animation and anime cover all kinds of storytelling, topics may include but are not limited to the following suggestions:
SPECIAL ISSUE CALL FOR PAPERS
Composing Climate Change: Atmosphere, Affect, Attention
GUEST EDITOR: Joshua Trey Barnett
How to write of that which escapes linguistic capture? How to form into words and images precisely what slips the shackles of representational thought? How to describe what cannot, strictly speaking, be perceived? How to change climates in and through the activity of composition? How to compose climate change?