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Document Design in Place-Based Studies (poster session)

updated: 
Wednesday, January 16, 2019 - 4:31pm
Society for the Study of Midwestern Literature
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 25, 2019

Have you taught a place-based course in literature, history, American studies, or the humanities more generally? Have you focused on place in courses on Latinx, African American, Native American, or queer studies? What design choices did you make when creating your syllabus? If you were to redesign the documents for this course, what would you change?

I invite participants for a poster session in document design for place-based studies to take place at the 49th annual symposium of the Society for the Study of Midwestern Literature (SSML) in East Lansing, Michigan, on May 16-18, 2019.

The Matter of the Elgin Marbles: Romantic Materiality

updated: 
Wednesday, January 16, 2019 - 3:10pm
North American Society for the Study of Romanticism (NASSR Conference 2019)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 25, 2019

Chair and Organizer: Dewey W. Hall (California State Polytechnic University, Pomona)

 

The Parthenon Sculptures have long been a source of disparagement and fascination, especially since their arrival in London as early as 1803. Prior to that year, Thomas Bruce, seventh Earl of Elgin, procured a collection now housed in the British Museum as the Elgin Marbles, intensifying a transformation in which materiality of the marbles has been infused with seemingly vital force through an after-life of aesthetic representation. Whether through drawings, paintings, or poetry, the Elgin Marbles as objects have animated their subjects—pensive in gaze—to motivate, in effect, proliferation through aesthetic production.

 

Resisting Injustice: Contemporary Views on Angela Davis

updated: 
Wednesday, January 16, 2019 - 2:57pm
Sharon Lynette Jones /Wright State University
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 1, 2019

I am seeking submissions for  Resisting Injustice: Contemporary Views on Angela Davis, a book  collection of edited essays.    Resisting Injustice: Contemporary Views on Angela Davis  will  contribute to the discourse on  scholar and civil rights activist Angela Y. Davis  by being the first interdisciplinary book of critical essays to focus primarily on  Angela Y. Davis. The book will consist of essays analyzing  books, essays, and/or speeches by Angela Y. Davis and essays examining representations of Angela Y.

EXTENDED: Twenty-First Century TV Witches from Charmed to Sabrina

updated: 
Wednesday, January 16, 2019 - 1:44pm
Aaron Ho / Beijing Institute of Technology Zhuhai
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 28, 2019

I am currently looking for a few more essays for the collection. The new deadline has been extended to 01/28/2019. The original CFP is as follows: 

 

CALL FOR PROPOSALS

Sabrina: I want freedom and power.

Prudence: He will never give you that. The Dark Lord. The thought of you, of any of us, having both terrifies him.

Sabrina: Why is that?

Prudence: He is a man, isn’t he?

Multiverse Science Fiction and Fantasy Convention

updated: 
Wednesday, January 16, 2019 - 1:07pm
Multiverse Science Fiction and Fantasy Convention
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, May 31, 2019

Call for SubmissionsMultiverse Science Fiction and Fantasy Convention 

Event Date & Location: October 18-20, 2019, Hilton Atlanta Airport

Deadline for Submissions: May 31, 2019

Name of Organization: Multiverse Science Fiction and Fantasy Convention

Organization Website: https://www.multiversecon.org

Contact Email: Rhonda Jackson Joseph,Learn@Multiversecon.org

 

[One-Day Symposium] The Neighbourhood—Call for Abstracts

updated: 
Wednesday, January 16, 2019 - 1:04pm
Hong Kong Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 15, 2019

[Hong Kong Studies Symposium] The Neighbourhood—Call for Abstracts While the word “community” is more often than not suffused with a benevolent glow, connoting the virtues purportedly associated with groups of people—shared values and heritage, constancy and solidarity—“neighbourhood” is a term that has a more ambiguous, even troublesome, valency. Neighbourhoods, depending on one’s point of view, can be good or bad, welcoming or hostile, safe or dangerous, dull or vibrant.

Hong Kong Studies—Call for Papers (Issue 4)

updated: 
Wednesday, January 16, 2019 - 1:04pm
Hong Kong Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, February 15, 2019

HONG KONG STUDIES—Issue 4 (Fall 2019) Call for Papers—General Research Articles The first bilingual and interdisciplinary academic journal on Hong Kong, Hong Kong Studies (Chinese University Press), is now accepting general research articles on Hong Kong for Issue 4 (scheduled for publication in Fall 2019). We welcome papers from multiple fields in the humanities and the social sciences, including but not limited to literature, linguistics, cultural studies, philosophy, sociology, politics, history, education, and gender studies. We also encourage intersectional and cross-disciplinary dialogues on Hong Kong affairs. Research articles in English should be no longer than 6,000 words (including footnotes but excluding references).

Monsters: An Inclusive Interdisciplinary Conference

updated: 
Wednesday, January 16, 2019 - 1:03pm
Dr Robert Fisher / Progressive Connexions
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 8, 2019

Monsters
An Inclusive Interdisciplinary Conference

Saturday 31st August 2019 - Sunday 1st September 2019
Lisbon, Portugal

This inclusive interdisciplinary conference seeks to investigate and explore the enduring influence and imagery of monsters and the monstrous on human culture throughout history. In particular, the project will have a dual focus with the intention of examining specific ‘monsters’ as well as assessing the role, function and consequences of persons, actions or events identified as ‘monstrous’. The history and contemporary cultural influences of monsters and monstrous metaphors will also be examined with a view to forming a selective publication to engender further collaboration and discussion.

Once Upon a Time There Was a Virus....: Storytelling, Health and Illness

updated: 
Wednesday, January 16, 2019 - 1:03pm
Dr Robert Fisher
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 8, 2019

Once Upon a Time There Was a Virus....: Storytelling, Health and Illness
Saturday 31st August - Sunday 1st September 2019
Lisbon, Portugal

Throughout history, people have felt a need to tell each other stories about the ordinary as well as the surprising experiences of being alive, particularly in relation to health, well-being, illness, disease and death. Telling stories was – and still is – a way of recording and grappling with the origins, causes and prevention of illnesses and disease that surrounded them in everyday life.

Call for Articles: Memory Studies and Latinidad

updated: 
Wednesday, January 16, 2019 - 1:01pm
Journal of Latino-Latin American Studies (JOLLAS)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, February 15, 2019

How does latinidad rely on personal memory? ¿Cómo es el concepto de « latinidad » a la vez un producto de memoria cultural? ¿Qué pasa cuando olvidamos? Do we learn latinidad from lessons that value the truths of memory? Across specialties of the disciplines and in a variety methods, recent scholarship is addressing the distance between the historical and the remembered. The authority of history measured against the validity of memory (both individual and collective) reveals that how we remember has become as important as what we remember.

EXTENDED CFP: “How Higher Education Should Respond to Fake News and the Post-Truth World”

updated: 
Wednesday, January 16, 2019 - 1:00pm
Sherry Jones, eLearning Consortium of Colorado
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, February 18, 2019

The Liminal: Interdisciplinary Journal of Technology in Education (LIJTE), University of Denver Digital Commons

 

Journal Website: https://digitalcommons.du.edu/theliminal/
CFP document: http://bit.ly/liminalcfp20181

 

Deadline for Submissions

First Call for Submissions: January 15, 2019

Second Call for Submissions: February 18, 2019
Revisions Due: March 15, 2019

 

TREES IN/AND/AROUND LITERATURE IN THE ANTHROPOCENE

updated: 
Wednesday, January 16, 2019 - 1:00pm
Daniela Fargione / University of Turin
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, February 15, 2019

TREES IN/AND/AROUND LITERATURE IN THE ANTHROPOCENE

University of Turin, Italy

21st May 2019

 

 

Exploring cinema-going past and present: memory, cultures, place

updated: 
Wednesday, January 16, 2019 - 12:59pm
Film & Screen Media, University College Cork
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, February 18, 2019

Call for papers: 2nd Symposium of the Irish Audiences Network

 

Exploring cinema-going past and present: memory, cultures, place”

 

Date: April 5,2019

Venue: Department of Film and Screen Media, University College Cork

 

Captivating Criminality 6: Metamorphoses of Crime: Facts and Fictions

updated: 
Wednesday, January 16, 2019 - 12:58pm
Captivating Criminality Network/International Crime Fiction Association
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, February 14, 2019

6th Annual Conference of the International Crime Fiction Association
 
Captivating Criminality 6: Metamorphoses of Crime: Facts and Fictions
 
12-15 June 2019
 
G. d’Annunzio University of Chieti-Pescara, Italy
 
Call for Papers
 

Extended Deadline: "Dos Passos Today," Roundtable at the American Literature Association (Boston, MA: May 23-26, 2019)

updated: 
Wednesday, January 16, 2019 - 12:12pm
John Dos Passos Society
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 28, 2019

In a 1968 interview, John Dos Passos commented on what he saw as the growing marginalization of his work by recalling a conversation he once had with Ernest Hemingway. “He always used to bawl me out for including so much topical stuff,” Dos Passos remembered. “He always claimed that was a great mistake, that in fifty years nobody would understand. He may have been right; it’s getting to be true.”

Poetics in Commons

updated: 
Wednesday, January 16, 2019 - 12:11pm
The University of Sheffield
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 1, 2019

Call for Contributions

Poetics in Commons: Symposium & Performances

22-23 May, University of Sheffield (Venue TBC)

Keynote: Anne Boyer

Captivating Criminality 6: Metamorphoses of Crime: Facts and Fictions

updated: 
Wednesday, January 16, 2019 - 12:07pm
Captivating Criminality Network/International Crime Fiction Association
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, February 14, 2019

6th Annual Conference of the International Crime Fiction Association
 
Captivating Criminality 6: Metamorphoses of Crime: Facts and Fictions
 
12-15 June 2019
 
G. d’Annunzio University of Chieti-Pescara, Italy
 
Call for Papers
 

Drone Warfare and Post-9/11 Cultural Practices (Edited Volume)

updated: 
Wednesday, January 16, 2019 - 11:27am
Muhammad Waqar Azeem (https://binghamton.academia.edu/MuhammadWaqarAzeem)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, February 15, 2019

Call for Papers for an Edited Volume

Call for Papers for an Edited Volume

Title: Drone Warfare and Post-9/11 Cultural Practices 

A major US-based, academic publisher has expressed interest in an edited volume on the representation of drone warfare in post-9/11 visual and graffiti art, film and documentaries, plays and stage performances, and poetry, memoirs and fiction.  

At the Boundaries of Ourselves: Masculinities & Decoloniality

updated: 
Wednesday, January 16, 2019 - 11:18am
American Men's Studies Association (AMSA)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, February 15, 2019

Dear Colleagues, 

We are excited to inform you that the American Men's Studies Annual Conference will be held at Brandon University between June 12th and 14th 2019. Please find the CfP below. Further information can be found at our website: https://mensstudies.org/?page_id=941

Call for Papers: At the Boundaries of Ourselves: Masculinities & Decoloniality
Deadline: February 15, 2019

Call for papers: BROLLY. Journal of Social Sciences (London, UK)

updated: 
Wednesday, January 16, 2019 - 10:57am
London Academic Publishing
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, March 25, 2019

Call for papers: BROLLY. Journal of Social Sciences (London, UK)

Vol. 2, No. 1, April 2019

London Academic Publishing

 

Submission Deadline: March 25, 2019

 

ISSN 2516-869X (Print)

ISSN 2516-8703 (Online)

 

No publication fee will be charged.

Open Access

 

Contact:

brolly@journals.lapub.co.uk

 

Web:

www.journals.lapub.co.uk/index.php/Brolly

www.lapub.co.uk

 

Alterglobal Politics: Postcolonial Theory in the Era of the Anthropocene and the Nonhuman

updated: 
Wednesday, January 16, 2019 - 10:42am
Amit Baishya
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, July 1, 2019

Although they are often spoken of in the same breath, theories of the Anthropocene and the nonhuman turn vary in their emphases. The Anthropocene introduces a new ‘universal’ subject – the human species as a global geophysical agent. Theories of the nonhuman, however, seek to displace anthropocentric foci – the ‘human’ is viewed as a part of a complex assemblage co-constituted by many others. Postcolonial theory has, in general, been sceptical of both trajectories. On the one hand, postcolonial theory and theorists remain generally suspicious of the putative universal subject (the ‘human species’) that purportedly impacts this era of anthropogenic climate-change catastrophically.

Landscapes and legacy: critical partnerships between arts, culture and heritage

updated: 
Wednesday, January 16, 2019 - 10:38am
The University of Derby
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 22, 2019

Landscapes and Legacy: critical partnerships between arts, culture and heritage is a two-day conference hosted at University of Derby on the 26thand 27thJune 2019 that will discuss how partnerships in the arts and cultural sector inform heritage. The conference aims to respond to the demands and possibilities within different types of heritage and legacy making activity, natural, cultural and industrial within the managed urban, rural or alternative landscapes. It intends to address questions regarding the interaction between public and private bodies and institutions tasked with maintenance, driven often by singular rather than collective needs and desires.

Neo-Victorian Madness

updated: 
Wednesday, January 16, 2019 - 10:37am
Sarah E. Maier UNB
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, January 31, 2019

CFP: Neo-Victorian Madness

REVISED DATE FOR SUBMISSIONS: 31 January 2019

deadline for submissions:
31 January 2019
full name / name of organization:
Sarah E. Maier University of New Brunswick, Canada
contact email:
smaier@unb.ca
Call for Papers:

 

Neo-Victorian Madness

 

 

REMINDER: CFP: Special Issue of The International Journal of the History of Sport on Fantasy Sport

updated: 
Wednesday, January 16, 2019 - 10:37am
The International Journal of the History of Sport
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, February 15, 2019

Since its creation in the mid-20th century, fantasy sport has become a significant part of international sport and its history. Once an obscure subculture of statistics-obsessed sports fans, fantasy sport now constitutes a cultural phenomenon with 59.3 million North American participants in 2017 and with tens of millions more throughout the world. According to the Fantasy Sports Trade Association, North American participants alone spend an average of $556 a year on fantasy sport and related materials, amounting to almost $33 billion in annual revenue. With this level of fan interest and earning capacity, fantasy sport is now a major force within the global sport industry.

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