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06/01/20) "Spaces," SCLA Oct 29-Oct 31 2020, Austin TX

updated: 
Monday, January 27, 2020 - 2:14pm
Society For Comparative Literature and the Arts
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, June 1, 2020

“Spaces”

2020 Meeting of the Society for Comparative Literature and the Arts

October 29-31, 2020

Hilton Garden Inn

Austin, Texas

 

Call for Papers

 

T. S. Eliot and Emily Hale

updated: 
Monday, January 27, 2020 - 1:58pm
Gabrielle McIntire / International T. S. Eliot Society
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, March 22, 2020

MLA 2021 in Toronto: T.S. Eliot and Emily Hale

Deadline for submissions:

April 1, 2020

Full name/name of organization:

Gabrielle McIntire, Queen’s University, Canada

Contact email:

mcintire@queensu.ca

“T.S. Eliot and Emily Hale”

4th International Interdisciplinary Boredom Conference

updated: 
Monday, January 27, 2020 - 1:19pm
Department of Philosophy and Society. Complutense University of Madrid
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, April 29, 2020

For years, the literature on boredom has been crowded with complaints about the scarcity of research on the subject, even though there is a large amount of papers and books on this phenomenon, since philosophers, theologians, sociologists, and writers have reflected on boredom for centuries. The area of cross-disciplinary Boredom Studies has been successfully launched and continued to steadily grow over the last two decades. Whatever domain of reality boredom researchers scrutinize, boredom emerges as a significant part of our daily lives.

Feminist Pedagogies Conference - May 16, 2020 in Santa Barbara, CA

updated: 
Monday, January 27, 2020 - 12:44pm
UC Santa Barbara Women's Center
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 6, 2020

Feminist Pedagogies: A Graduate Student Conference 

Organization: UC Santa Barbarba's Women's Center and Feminist Studies Department 

Conact: Jamiee Cook - jcook@ucsb.edu

  • Jamiee Cook is the Graduate Assistant for the Women's Center, a PhD student in English at UCSB, and a scholar of genders and sexualities. She is the conference organizer and can answer any inquiries. 

Submission Process: Please submit your abstracts via tinyurl.com/feministpedagogies 

CFP: 

Science Fiction in the Literature Classroom (MLA Pedagogy Series)

updated: 
Monday, January 27, 2020 - 12:43pm
Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, April 15, 2020

The presence of science fiction in university classrooms is by now no longer shocking; the genre has become a mainstay not only in literature and philosophy classrooms but also in STEM fields, as its predictions and extrapolations pose memorable and concrete case studies to explore the societal and ethical implications of technological innovation, as well as interesting practical engineering problems to try to solve with real-world science.

ChLA 2020 Panel *Sustaining Black Lives: Ecological Imaginaries in African American Books for Young Readers*

updated: 
Monday, January 27, 2020 - 12:43pm
Samira Abdur-Rahman, University of San Francisco
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, February 15, 2020

We are seeking panelist proposals for the accepted Children’s Literature Association (ChLA 2020) conference panel “Sustaining Black Lives: Ecological Imaginaries in African American Books for Young Readers.” The  ChLA 2020 theme “Sustainability Through Story: Eco-Justice, Children's Literature, and Childhood” invites “an expansive array of interdisciplinary topics on the cultural, political, historical, and contemporary impact of children’s literature in relationship to the environment.” This panel seeks papers that correlates race and gender with Black sustainability issues like environmental inequity and global migration.

Essays on Magic: The Gathering

updated: 
Saturday, January 25, 2020 - 4:30pm
Shelly Jones, PhD
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, February 15, 2020

Essays on Magic: The Gathering

This peer reviewed edited collection will be a part of McFarland & Company, Inc.’s Studies in Gaming series.

2020 Clute International Academic Conferences Las Vegas (CIAC) | Education | Business | Science | Technology

updated: 
Friday, January 24, 2020 - 5:09pm
Clute Institute
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, September 14, 2020

 

2020 Clute International Academic Conferences Las Vegas (CIAC) | Education | Business | Science | Technology
https://www.cluteinstitute.com/lasvegas20 

October 11-14, 2020

The LINQ Hotel and Casino
3535 South Las Vegas Blvd
Las Vegas, NV 89109

Submission Deadline: September 14, 2020

OVERVIEW

The Clute Institute, established in 1985, sponsors all Clute International Conferences to promote excellence in academic research.

E. E. Cummings Sessions at the American Literature Association's 31st annual conference, San Diego CA, May 21-24, 2020

updated: 
Friday, January 24, 2020 - 1:02pm
E. E. Cummings Society
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 27, 2020

The E. E. Cummings Society will sponsor two sessions at the 2020 American Literature Association conference in San Diego -- ( http://americanliteratureassociation.org ). We invite proposals for papers on any aspect of Cummings' life or work. Proposals that touch upon the following topics will be especially welcome:

UCSIA Summer School 'Religion, Mobility & Politics'

updated: 
Friday, January 24, 2020 - 12:58pm
University Centre Saint-Ignatius Antwerp (UCSIA)
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, March 15, 2020

We would like to draw your attention to the call for applications for the 2020 UCSIA Summer School on ‘Religion, Culture and Society’. This summer school is a one-week course, organized by the University Center Saint-Ignatius Antwerp and taking place from Sunday 23 August 2020 until Sunday 30 August 2020 at the University of Antwerp, Belgium. This year the program focusses on the topic ‘Religion, Mobility and Politics’.

Spatial Modernities: Mapping the Physical and Psychological World Symposium

updated: 
Friday, January 24, 2020 - 12:58pm
University of York
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, March 8, 2020

CALL FOR PAPERS  
Spatial Modernities: Mapping the Physical and Psychological World Postgraduate Symposium 
 Centre for Modern Studies, University of York

16 May 2020   

Keynote Speaker: Professor Ian Gregory (Lancaster University)

 

the Iranian Yearbook of Phenomenology-2nd Volume

updated: 
Friday, January 24, 2020 - 12:57pm
Gam--e-Nou(New Step) Publisher &Iranian Society for Phenomenology at(IPSA)
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, September 21, 2020

Call for Papers
The Iranian Yearbook of Phenomenology2021
2nd Issue
PHENOMENOLOGY AND the Social

Public Feminisms: Community Engagement through Writing, Research and Activism

updated: 
Friday, January 24, 2020 - 12:55pm
Carrie Baker and Aviva Dove-Viebahn
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, June 1, 2020

In an increasingly precarious and complicated political, social, and cultural landscape—in academia, in activist spaces, and in everyday life—feminist scholars often find themselves at a crossroad between their professional obligations and their desire to make both their teaching and writing continually relevant to a larger public. Feminist scholars are uniquely positioned to advance public knowledge and help maintain a vibrant cultural awareness of issues affecting women and girls, racial and ethnic minorities, immigrants, indigenous peoples, LGBTQAI individuals, and others adversely affected by the current political climate both in the U.S. and transnationally.

Open Officer Positions in the GCRR Academic Society

updated: 
Friday, January 24, 2020 - 12:55pm
Global Center for Religious Research (GCRR)
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, June 1, 2020

Every four years, the Global Center for Religious Research (GCRR) must seek replacements for certain executive positions within the organization. We are now accepting applications for the following roles to help run the GCRR Academic Society: 

  • Executive Officer
  • Society Secretary
  • Society Treasurer

 Required Qualifications:

Work: The Labors of Language, Culture, and History

updated: 
Friday, January 24, 2020 - 12:48pm
Swiss Association for North American Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, March 31, 2020

Work: A Conference on the Labors of Language, Culture, and History

Swiss Association for North American Studies Biennial Conference

School of Humanties and Social Sciences, University of St. Gallen

November 27-28, 2020

sanas20.com

 

Keynotes (tentative titles)

Michael Denning (Yale): “Laboring Life: Re-founding the Critical Theory of Work”

Michele Elam (Stanford): “Representing the Future of Work: Art-work in the Age of AI”

Eugène Ionesco’s Theater of Language

updated: 
Friday, January 24, 2020 - 12:47pm
MLA Convention (Toronto 2021)
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, March 1, 2020

The Romanian Forum of the MLA invites proposals for presentations on its guaranteed panel at the 2021 Convention of the Modern Language Association (Toronto, January 7-10, 2021):

 

Eugène Ionesco’s Theater of Language

International Conference – A Hairy Affair: The Material Poetics of Hair

updated: 
Friday, January 24, 2020 - 12:46pm
Graduate School Language & Literature, LMU Munich
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, February 29, 2020

Rapunzel lowers her plaited hair 20 cubits deep, so that her prince can climb into her hermetically sealed tower. Donald Trump’s signature quiff – a piece of interwoven fabric with no evident beginning and end – is treated as a metaphor for his relationship to truth and politics. Samson defeats the Philistines oppressing the Israelites in the Old Testament with his superhuman strength: the origin of his invincibility lies in the vigour of his hair as long as it is not cut.

“Blood on the Leaves / And Blood at the Roots”: Reconsidering Forms of Enslavement and Subjection across Disciplines

updated: 
Friday, January 24, 2020 - 12:42pm
University of Warwick
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, April 20, 2020

“Blood on the Leaves / And Blood at the Roots”:

Reconsidering Forms of Enslavement and Subjection across Disciplines

 

18th June 2020:

Pre-conference panel on getting published & networking event for postgraduate students and early career researchers and practitioners

Supported bythe Institute for Advanced Studies (IAS)

 

19th-20th June 2020

Conference at the University of Warwick, Coventry, UK

Mei-mei Berssenbrugge's Poetry and Multi-media Poetics

updated: 
Friday, January 24, 2020 - 12:40pm
Laura Hinton, Dept. of English, The City College of New York
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, January 28, 2020

Calling for ALA paper proposals on Mei-Mei Berssenbrugge's poetry and multi-media poetics. The American Literature Association meets in San Diego this year over Memorial Day weekend. Please respond ASAP with ideas if you are interested, as the proposal deadline is soon. 

 

8th Mediterranean Interdisciplinary Forum on Social Sciences and Humanities

updated: 
Friday, January 24, 2020 - 12:40pm
European Scientific Institute (ESI)
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, May 27, 2020

Supporting the concept of interdisciplinarity we welcome submissions in different academic disciplines, especially in:

Management, Economics, Business, Marketing, Health Care, Climate Change, Peace Studies, Environment, Law, Social Work, Sociology, Psychology, History, Geography, Geology, Education, Politics, Engineering, Linguistics, Religion, History and Gender Studies.

•  Name and email of at least 1 suggested reviewer (required). The suggested reviewer must not have conflict of interest.

• All papers should be sent via conference emails:  contact@mforumbarcelona.net and  mforumbarcelona@yahoo.com

15th International Scientific Forum

updated: 
Friday, January 24, 2020 - 12:40pm
European Scientific Institute (ESI)
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, October 1, 2020

 

After many successful academic events in different cities worldwide, ISF 2020 is in Marrakesh. It will embrace a wide range of academic disciplines as podium and poster presentations. We welcome submissions in the following academia domains: 1. Communication studies, economics, management, marketing, business, business administration, statistics, econometrics, education, psychology, sociology; 2. Anthropology, archaeology, classics, history, linguistics and languages, law and politics, literature, geography, philosophy, religion, performing arts, visual arts, gender studies; and 3. Astronomy, agriculture, sport, biology, chemistry, physics, mathematics and all medical sciences.

 

Messengers from the Stars / Episode VI

updated: 
Friday, January 24, 2020 - 12:39pm
ULICES-School of Arts and Humanities, University of Lisbon
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, May 29, 2020

Messengers from the Stars / Episode VI

School of Arts and Humanities, University of Lisbon

November 26-27, 2020

Nature and Overnature in SF and Fantasy Discourses

 

Completed Chapters: Film Adaptations about Comic Book Characters or Superheroes

updated: 
Friday, January 24, 2020 - 12:39pm
Ashley Carranza/College of Southern Nevada
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, February 14, 2020

Call for Essays: Film adaptations of comic book characters/comic franchises/superheroes between the years of 1998-2020

For the book: Feeding Cultural Fear: Essays on Films During a Time of Transition, 1998-2020 

 

I am looking for a completed chapter for an academic book that aims to examine the manifestation of collective societal fears in film. This collection will cover films specifically from the time period of 1998-2020. This collection is under contract with McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers and will be released in 2020.

 

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