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Messengers from the Stars: On Science Fiction and Fantasy

updated: 
Thursday, January 23, 2020 - 1:51pm
ULICES/Messengers from the Stars Project
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, May 22, 2020

Messengers from the Stars:

On Science Fiction and Fantasy

No. 5, 2020

Edited by: Matthew Hill

Co-edited by: João Félix

 

Messengers from the Stars is an international, peer-reviewed journal, offering academic articles, reviews, and providing an outlet for a wide range of creative work inspired by science fiction and fantasy. The 2020 issue will be dedicated to the following theme:

Utopias, Dystopias, Ecotopias and Heterotopias

PORTALS: A Journal of Comparative Literature, Spring 2020 edition

updated: 
Thursday, January 23, 2020 - 1:49pm
Comparative Literature Student Association, San Francisco State University
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 6, 2020

The Comparative Literature Student Association (CLSA) at San Francisco State University is accepting submissions for the 

Spring 2020 edition of the literary journal Portals

Portals is San Francisco State University’s global journal for scholarship in comparative and world literature. We publish student research, both from San Francisco State University and from universities around the world. Past volumes may be accessed at http://portalsjournal.com/. We will publish our more recent publications, including this year’s submissions, on this website.

 

118th Annual PAMLA Conference in Las Vegas, NV: "City of God, City of Destruction" Special Session CFP

updated: 
Thursday, January 23, 2020 - 4:31am
David John Boyd, Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, February 9, 2020

CALL FOR SPECIAL SESSIONS

Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA) Conference

Thursday, November 12, 2020 to Sunday, November 15, 2020 at Sahara Las Vegas Hotel, hosted by University of Nevada, Las Vegas

Conference theme: “City of God, City of Destruction”

118th Annual PAMLA Conference in Las Vegas, NV: "City of God, City of Destruction" Special Conference Theme

updated: 
Thursday, January 23, 2020 - 4:20am
David John Boyd, Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, February 9, 2020

PAMLA 2020 LAS VEGAS: "CITY OF GOD, CITY OF DESTRUCTION" (Thursday, November 12 - Sunday, November 15, 2020 at Sahara Las Vegas Hotel, hosted by University of Nevada, Las Vegas)

Please propose your special sessions to pamla.ballastacademic.com by Sunday, February 9, 2020. Please take a look at the bottom of this page* for a list of General/Standing Sessions, and be sure your special session proposal does not replicate the topics of PAMLA's General/Standing Sessions.

Migration: Shifting to and fro and In-between

updated: 
Wednesday, January 22, 2020 - 2:20pm
University of North Alabama English Graduate Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, February 3, 2020

The English Department at UNA welcomes you to participate in this year’s Graduate Conference: Migration: Shifting to and fro and In-between

While influxes of immigrants/migrants/refugees arriving to the U.S. dominate conceptualizations of identity and belonging, it is vital to analyze our deeper understandings of migration. Migration—the act of moving from one place to another—exists in a number of ways, not just geographically. So, how do our limited ways of thinking of migration affect its potential in certain fields/entities/theories?

In Crisis: Art in Eras of Emergency, 1750–Present

updated: 
Wednesday, January 22, 2020 - 1:59pm
University of Cambridge: Graduate Conference Committee
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, March 15, 2020

‘In Crisis: Art in Eras of Emergency, 1750–Present’

April 18, 2020

University of Cambridge, Faculty of English

 

Scott’s Millenium Hall and Burney’s Camilla: Cripping Two Eighteenth-Century Novels

updated: 
Wednesday, January 22, 2020 - 12:54pm
Dr. Chris Gabbard / University of North Florida
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, June 10, 2020

This session (of the South Atlantic Modern Language Association [SAMLA] annual conference to be held in Jacksonville FL Nov. 13-15, 2020) welcomes submissions that view either Sarah Scott’s 1762 Millenium Hall or Frances Burney’s 1796 Camilla (or both novels) through a disability studies lens. Abstracts addressing the SAMLA conference theme (Scandal! Literature & Provocation: Breaking Rules, Making Texts) are especially welcome. By June 10th,  please submit an abstract of 200 words, a brief bio, and any A/V requests to Dr. Chris Gabbard, University of North Florida, cgabbard@unf.edu.

Patriotism and Protest | NEASA 2020 Conference | June 6, 2020

updated: 
Wednesday, January 22, 2020 - 12:22pm
New England American Studies Association
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, March 1, 2020

Call For Papers

“Patriotism and Protest”

New England American Studies Association Annual Conference

June 6, 2020

Lesley University, Cambridge, MA

Extended deadline: The Marilynne Robinson Society (ALA, San Diego CA; May 21-24, 2020)

updated: 
Wednesday, January 22, 2020 - 12:22pm
Biola University
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, February 1, 2020

The Marilynne Robinson Society will be hosting a panel on a wide variety of topics connected to Robinson’s essays and novels at the annual conference of the American Literature Association in San Diego.  Given the special conference theme of frontiers and borders, papers that attempt to engage with this theme are particularly welcome. Please submit abstracts of around 300 words to haein.park@biola.edu by Feb 1, 2020.

Indeterminate Futures / The Future of Indeterminacy

updated: 
Wednesday, January 22, 2020 - 12:22pm
University of Dundee
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, April 20, 2020

Indeterminate Futures / The Future of Indeterminacy

Transdisciplinary Conference

13 – 15 November 2020, University of Dundee, Scotland

Keynotes: Karen Barad, Franco Berardi, Xin Wei Sha

NWSA 2020: Aging and The Poetics, Politics, and Praxis of Transnational Feminisms.

updated: 
Wednesday, January 22, 2020 - 12:22pm
National Women's Studies Association
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, February 20, 2020

 

The Age and Ageism Caucus of the National Women's Studies Association is seeking submissions for the 2020 annual NWSA conference. The conference will take place Nov. 12-15 in Minnepolis.  This year’s theme is  The Poetics, Politics, and Praxis of Transnational Feminisms.

This year the call for papers includes no subthemes, but all proposed panels should touch upon the central theme of transnationalism. We seek papers that look at aging as it takes place in a globalized world, with heightened interconnectivity between people, a global economy and new inequalities that come along with it.

The official CfP NWSA states (this is an excerpt): 

Call for Abstracts: "Women Writers and Social/Political Activism”

updated: 
Wednesday, January 22, 2020 - 12:22pm
Lise Shapiro Sanders
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, August 1, 2020

Call for Abstracts

"Women Writers and Social/Political Activism”

A special issue of Women: A Cultural Review

Guest Editors: Lise Shapiro Sanders and Carey Snyder

Deadline for Submissions: August 1, 2020

 

31st ACM Conference on Hypertext and Social Media (HT’20)

updated: 
Wednesday, January 22, 2020 - 12:21pm
ACM HYPERTEXT 2020 – HT2020 for Social Good July 13-15 2020, University of Central Florida, Orlando, USA
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, April 13, 2020

HT2020 : “Hypertext for Social Good” CALL FOR PAPERS 

ACM HYPERTEXT 2020 – HT2020 FOR SOCIAL GOOD

31st ACM Conference on Hypertext and Social Media (HT’20)

July 13-15 2020 | Orlando, Florida, USA

Twitter: @ACMHT – https://twitter.com/ACMHT

Conference Site: http://ht.acm.org/ht2020

Hashtag: #ACMHT2020

Submit Online via EasyChair: https://easychair.org/conferences/?conf=ht2020

 

CONFERENCE SCOPE

 

Performing Labor: (Re)Evaluations within the Humanities

updated: 
Wednesday, January 22, 2020 - 12:21pm
California State Polytechnic University, San Luis Obispo
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, February 29, 2020

The First Annual Interdisciplinary Humanities Conference at California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, April 25 and 26, 2020

 

Performing Labor: (Re)Evaluations within the Humanities

 

“The Humanities: Why They Matter, Why We Should Care”

updated: 
Wednesday, January 22, 2020 - 12:20pm
Humanities Education and Research Association
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 31, 2020

“The Humanities: Why They Matter, Why We Should Care”  

 DEADLINE EXTENDED: January 31, 2020

 

The Humanities encompasses a vast story comprised of many stories. From the classics through the present day, from ancient times to the contemporary, the humanities as a discipline speaks through time, as a voice for many cultures, addressing many peoples. HERA invites research, papers, panels, and presentations embracing inclusivity in all aspects of the human conditions––including, but not limited to, race, class, gender, sexuality, age, veteran status, ability, power, ecology, sustainability.

 

Avant-Garde @ Zero Hour

updated: 
Wednesday, January 22, 2020 - 12:20pm
Barrett Watten / Wayne State University
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, January 30, 2020

“Avant-Garde @ Zero Hour:
Destruction and New Meaning”  

Rebecca Harding Davis at ALA 2020 - Deadline Extended

updated: 
Wednesday, January 22, 2020 - 12:20pm
Rebecca Harding Davis Society
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 26, 2020

The Rebecca Harding Davis Society welcomes proposals for two sessions at the next meeting of the American Literature Association. The conference will be held May 21-24, 2020 in San Diego, CA.

 

New Directions in Davis Scholarship (2 panels)

We are interested in proposals that engage in any aspect of Davis’s work. We particularly encourage proposals that address some of Davis’s lesser known works, and we also welcome new readings of the canonical “Life in the Iron-Mills.”

 

 

Please send a 200-250 word abstract to Aaron Rovan (ajrovan@mix.wvu.edu) by Sunday, January 26, 2020.

 

 

 

*LAST CALL* "You Are Here" 2020: ID Conference on Place, Space, & Embodiment

updated: 
Wednesday, January 22, 2020 - 11:43am
"You Are Here": Creighton University's Interdisciplinary Conference on Place, Space & Embodiment
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, February 15, 2020

“YOU ARE HERE”:

4TH ANNUAL INTERDISCIPLINARY CONFERENCE

ON PLACE, SPACE, AND EMBODIMENT

MARCH 20TH-21ST,2020

CREIGHTON UNIVERSITY

OMAHA, NE, USA

CALL FOR PAPERS

 

Keynote Speakers:

Karen Tei Yamashita is a Professor of Literature, Creative Writing, and Critical Race and Ethnic Studies at UC Santa Cruz. She is the author of many critically acclaimed books, including Tropic of Orange, I Hotel, and, Letters to Memory.

Call for Articles, Next Issue: Journal of European Popular Culture

updated: 
Wednesday, January 22, 2020 - 11:16am
Journal of European Popular Culture - Intellect Publishers
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, February 7, 2020

Journal of European Popular Culture (JEPC)

Intellect Publishers

Call for papers

This peer-reviewed journal seeks lively submissions for its latest issues on any aspect of European cultural and creative activity.

- Early submission is encouraged -

The journal is interested in contemporary practices, but also in historical, contextual, biographical or theoretical analyses relating to past cultural activities in Europe.

Papers or exploratory critical or creative pieces relating to European media, literature and the writing arts, film, music, new media, art and design, architecture, drama and dance or fine art are all very welcome.

JAMES HOGG AT 250: CALL FOR PAPERS

updated: 
Wednesday, January 22, 2020 - 11:07am
James Hogg Society
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 31, 2020

JAMES HOGG AT 250: CALL FOR PAPERS

 An International Conference marking the semiquincentennial of James Hogg. University of Stirling, Scotland, 1-3 July 2020. Call for PapersPaper and panel proposals on any aspect of James Hogg's life and work are now invited. AbstractsAbstracts of no more than 250 words, of papers lasting no longer than 20 minutes, should reach the address below by 31 January 2020. Panel proposals are also welcome: please enquire prior to submission. Abstracts may be e-mailed to jameshogg250@stir.ac.uk

 

  

Call for Work: Comparative Media Arts Journal, Issue 8: Invisibility

updated: 
Wednesday, January 22, 2020 - 11:03am
Comparative Media Arts Journal
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, February 29, 2020

Issue Eight: Invisibility (escaping notice)Call for Papers / Works  

Silence, unseen, unspeakable, inapreciable, faint, concealed, unheard, impalpable. These are terms that fall within the semantic realm of invisibility. How do we begin to speak about, create alongside, sit with, and/or reflect on what cannot -by definition- be reified?  

Invisibility offers the opportunity to retrospectively observe and chronicle what goes (un)intentionally ignored. On the other hand, to acknowledge invisibility is to deterritorialize our sight, to be open to experience what is around us without hierarchizing the senses. Verónica Gerber Bicecci (2010) writes,

Media, Materiality and Emergency

updated: 
Wednesday, January 22, 2020 - 11:03am
MAST: Journal of Media Art, Study and Theory (Issue 2)
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, June 30, 2020

MAST: Journal of Media Art, Study and Theory

CFP Issue 2: Media, Materiality and Emergency

deadline: 30th June 2020

Guest editor: Dr. Timothy Barker (University of Glasgow)

In what ways do questions of materiality matter in a time of crisis? What does it mean to explore the matter of things at a time when we are threatened with the annihilation of that matter, its disappearance, or its disintegration? The second issue of MAST journal seeks to answer and further explore these questions through essays from arts practitioners and theorists.

Mining the Diaspora: Italian-American Materialities, Archaeologies, and Intersections

updated: 
Wednesday, January 22, 2020 - 10:56am
Italian American Studies Association 53rd Annual Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, May 1, 2020

The Italian American Studies Association (IASA formerly the American Italian Historical Association AIHA) celebrates its fifty-third year of academic inquiry into all things Italian and Italian American. We welcome independent thinkers, scholars, and academics, past and present, to participate in its annual conference to be held in Pittsburgh, PA.

Special Issue: The Torn Object: Experimentation in Contemporary Anglophone Literature, Art and Film

updated: 
Wednesday, January 22, 2020 - 10:53am
Angles: New Perspectives on the Anglophone World
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 31, 2020

Call for Papers: Journal Special Issue

Titled:

The Torn Object: Experimentation in Contemporary Anglophone Literature, Art and Film

For:

Angles – New Perspectives on the Anglophone World

https://angles.edel.univ-poitiers.fr/index.php?id=1938

Guest Editor:

Dr Andrew Hodgson, Université Paris Est

Queries and Proposals: andrew.hodgson@u-pem.fr

Proposal Deadline: 31st January 2020

Final Article Submission Deadline: 1st July 2020

Rubric

Transcreations: Creaturely encounters as cultural artefacts

updated: 
Wednesday, January 22, 2020 - 10:53am
9th Biennial Conference of the European Association for the Study of Literature, Culture and Environment (EASLCE)
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, March 31, 2020

First call for papers EASLCE 2020

Transcreations: Creaturely encounters as cultural artefacts.

 

9th Biennial Conference of the European Association for the Study of Literature, Culture and Environment (EASLCE)

 

November 3-6, 2020

University of Granada (Spain)

 

The Future of the University

updated: 
Wednesday, January 22, 2020 - 10:52am
Holly A. Laird / University of Tulsa
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, February 17, 2020

 

Call for Papers

THE FUTURE OF THE UNIVERSITY

A Conference at the University of Tulsa

Tulsa, Oklahoma

April 16-18, 2020

 

Many institutions of higher learning are currently considering plans for a significant restructure of academic programs which raises key questions regarding the essential purpose of the American University.

 

Beyond Tragedies of War: Voices and Bodies of Women from The Global South

updated: 
Wednesday, January 22, 2020 - 10:51am
Lava Asaad (Auburn University) and Fayeza Hasanat (University of Central Florida)
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, March 1, 2020

The Nobel Peace Prize winner, Nadia Murad, a former captive of ISIS is an essential reminder of the sacrifices women make during a war which often go unnoticed or unacknowledged as heroic. In countless areas of the Global South, the female body has endured physical and psychological violation. Rape is an effective strategy of war and ethnic cleansing, and the violated community finds it difficult to speak about their fate during the time of war and of peace as well. In most cases, the raped body goes silent, feeling ashamed and fearing retributions from all spheres of life.

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