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CFP: What is Technology? (2019)

updated: 
Wednesday, November 21, 2018 - 4:02am
Janet Wasko / University of Oregon
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 21, 2018

WHAT IS TECHNOLOGY?
UNIVERSITY OF OREGON PORTLAND
APRIL 11–13, 2019

What is Technology? will examine interactions and transactions among (1) practical arts and tools, (2) techniques and processes, (3) moral knowledge and imagination, to navigate our everchanging media/life/universe. In a broad sense, technology can be understood as (4) methods of intelligent inquiry and problem-solving in all domains of human life. The conference-experience will enact a collaborative network of transdisciplinary research by cultivating communication as the heart of science, technology, engineering, art, mathematics, and environments.

[Edited Collection] Invisible Made Visible: Comics and Mental Illness

updated: 
Tuesday, November 20, 2018 - 3:27pm
Dr. Leah Misemer (Georgia Institute of Technology); Dr. Jessica Gross (St. Louis College of Pharmacy)
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 28, 2019

Call for Essays, Comics, and Course Designs 

(Proposals due 1/28/19; see below for specific details)

Invisible Made Visible: Comics and Mental Illness (edited collection under contract with Penn State's Graphic Medicine series)

CfP for the Panel: European Identity: From Culture to Politics, Bruges, Belgium, 25 – 26 January 2019

updated: 
Tuesday, November 20, 2018 - 2:14pm
Dorian Isone / Euroacademia
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, December 10, 2018

Call for Papers for the Panel

European Identity: From Culture to Politics

 

As part of the 7th Euroacademia International Conference

‘The European Union and the Politicization of Europe’

Bruges, Belgium, 25 - 26 January 2019

 

Deadline: 10th of December 2018

 

Panel Description:

 

 

ECF: The Indigenous Eighteenth Century

updated: 
Tuesday, November 20, 2018 - 2:10pm
Eighteenth-Century Fiction, McMaster University
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, July 15, 2019

Eighteenth-Century Fiction: Call for submissions

The Indigenous Eighteenth Century

The Sound of Silence in American Literature, Culture and Politics

updated: 
Tuesday, November 20, 2018 - 2:10pm
Polish Association for American Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, April 30, 2019

XXXI Annual Conference of Polish Association for American Studies
October 23-25, 2019, University of Opole, Poland

The Sound of Silence in American Literature, Culture and Politics

Screening Non-Binary Bodies

updated: 
Tuesday, November 20, 2018 - 2:07pm
Screen Bodies: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Experience, Perception, and Display
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 20, 2019

"Screening Non-Binary Bodies": A call for a Screen Bodies special issue on gender non-conforming bodies in visual media.

Guest editor: Wibke Straube, Centre for Gender Studies, Karlstad University, Sweden.

The special issue “Screening Non-Binary Bodies” is eager to explore screen representations and effects of gender non-conforming bodies in films, documentaries, video installations, performance art, Vlogs, TV, and other audio/visual media.

Without End Symposium & Book: Breaching Discourse

updated: 
Tuesday, November 20, 2018 - 2:01pm
The University of Northampton
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 11, 2019

The Theme

This year’s theme is an opportunity to reflect on how you have come to know your research through the varying ways it has been shared and presented.

Emerging out of the Without End 2018 symposium theme of ‘the documents in which research ideas are inspired and found’, the Without End 2019 symposium, now moves on to how we are tasked with collecting these ideas in to the propositions we can share. It is about how we, as postgraduate and early career researchers, can begin to breach discourse in numerous ways and the effects this can bring.

SERIES ON POPULAR DIRECTORS

updated: 
Tuesday, November 20, 2018 - 2:01pm
Dr. Antonio Sanna, Prof. Adam Barkman
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, June 30, 2019

Critical Companions to Popular Directors SERIES

 

 

CFP: 'Magical Cities' 2019

updated: 
Tuesday, November 20, 2018 - 1:59pm
Supernatural Cities at the University of Portsmouth
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, January 31, 2019

MAGICAL CITIES

15th June 2019

University of Portsmouth

Keynote speaker: Dr Matthew Sangster, University of Glasgow

CALL FOR PAPERS

The University of Portsmouth’s Supernatural Cities research group presents their fourth conference: Magical Cities.

Gender and Design: Studies in Material Culture

updated: 
Tuesday, November 20, 2018 - 1:53pm
Jennifer Rich/Hofstra University
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, February 15, 2019

This edited volume will examine intersections of Design and Gender across a range of historical moments, political environments and material categories. We invite readings and materialist critiques of designed objects, exchanges, spaces, instruments, affects and styles as well as evaluations of ‘design practice’ as gendered work, performance, or representation. Of particular interest: contemporary design theory, transnational design events, ecological design, new technocentric or scientific design, posthuman material culture and local design archaeologies as they relate to the politics of gender and agency in our post-millennial era.

Constructing Readers and Theorizing Action in Environmental Justice Narratives (ASLE)

updated: 
Tuesday, November 20, 2018 - 1:52pm
Association for the Study of Literature and Environment (ASLE)
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, December 15, 2018

Constructing Readers and Theorizing Action in Environmental Justice Narratives

 

13th Biennial Convention, Association for the Study of Literature and Environment

June 26-30, 2019

University of California, Davis

 

Gothic Terror, Gothic Horror: 15th International Gothic Association Conference

updated: 
Tuesday, November 20, 2018 - 1:51pm
Dr. Jamil Mustafa / Lewis University
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, January 31, 2019

Lewis University, Romeoville, Illinois, July 30 - August 2, 2019

With a focus at once sharp and wide, Gothic Terror, Gothic Horror will stimulate an eclectic and inclusive conversation about the essence of the Gothic.

We invite the submission of abstracts that explore the conference theme. We welcome proposed panels of three related papers. Since this IGA conference is the first to be held in the United States, we encourage proposals that consider the theme in relation to the American Gothic.

Thoreau Society panels at American Literature Association 2019

updated: 
Tuesday, November 20, 2018 - 1:51pm
James Finley / The Thoreau Society
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, January 15, 2019

The Thoreau Society is pleased to sponsor two guaranteed sessions at American Literature Association Conference in Boston, May 23-26, 2019.

 

Thoreau and Political Ecology

Teaching Literature in the Online Classroom

updated: 
Tuesday, November 20, 2018 - 1:51pm
John Miller
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, January 15, 2019

Call for Chapter Proposals: Teaching Literature in the Online Classroom

Special Issue "War and Literature: Commiserating with the Enemy"

updated: 
Tuesday, November 20, 2018 - 1:50pm
Rachel McCoppin - Humanities Journal
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 11, 2019

Special Issue "War and Literature: Commiserating with the Enemy"

deadline for submissions: 

January 11, 2019

full name / name of organization: 

A special issue of Humanities (ISSN 2076-0787)

contact email: 

mccoppin@umn.edu

Special Issue "War and Literature: Commiserating with the Enemy"

In Pursuit of Quality in Higher Education: Challenges Ahead

updated: 
Tuesday, November 20, 2018 - 1:50pm
University of Liberal Arts Bangladesh
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, January 31, 2019

International Conference on Teaching and Learning in Higher Education, “In Pursuit of Quality in Higher Education: Challenges Ahead”

Dhaka, Bangladesh

March 15-16, 2019

 

Abstract submission deadline

31 January, 2019

Registration deadline

28 February, 2019

First Heterotopic Junction Graduate Conference in Language, Literature and Culture

updated: 
Tuesday, November 20, 2018 - 1:49pm
Hong Kong Baptist University
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, December 15, 2018

The First Heterotopic Junction Graduate Conference in Language, Literature and Culture (HJC-1), which will take place on Saturday 13 April 2019 at Hong Kong Baptist University, is now calling for abstracts. This conference is open to all graduate students globally (including advanced undergraduates who are progressing to postgraduate studies) to submit research in the areas of linguistics, literature and culture.

Each person may submit at most one single authored and one co-authored abstract to HeterotopicJunction@gmail.com by 15 December 2018.

Dirty Places: geographies of waste

updated: 
Tuesday, November 20, 2018 - 1:48pm
See below
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, December 31, 2018

We are putting together a special issue tentatively called “Dirty places: geographies of waste”. “Waste” is a broad and multifaceted concept, always open to interpretation. We want to keep it that way, partly because we are looking for fresh voices, and partly because we want to facilitate an interdisciplinary conversation. However, for clarity’s sake, waste is here defined as “material that we failed to use” (Gille, 2018). Gille’s succinct definition reads like an updated version of Mary Douglas’s (1966) classic take on “dirt” —“matter out of place” —, this time formulated under the banner of the Anthropocene. For a deeper look into the concept of waste, please read the following texts:

 

Graduate Conference: Technology and Literature

updated: 
Tuesday, November 20, 2018 - 1:46pm
Boston University Department of Romance Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, February 1, 2018

 

TECHNOLOGY AND LITERATURE

 

Boston University Romance Studies Graduate Student Conference

 

Saturday, April 27th, 2019

 

Call for Papers

 

“Black Internationalism and New York City”

updated: 
Tuesday, November 20, 2018 - 12:50pm
Center for the Study of Africa and the African Diaspora at New York University
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 14, 2019

This conference seeks to promote mechanisms by which academics, activists, policymakers, and other stakeholders enter into greater dialogue and collaboration in areas of conjoined interest. In partnership with the Association for the Study of the Worldwide African Diaspora (ASWAD) – for which NYU serves as the institutional home – NYU’s Center for the Study of Africa and the African Diaspora (CSAAD) will convene every two years, alternating with ASWAD’s biennial conference.

(ASWAD’s 10thBiennial Conference will be held from 5-10 November, 2019 at the College of William & Mary. For more information, please consult the website: HTTP://ASWADIASPORA.ORG)

Call for Submissions: Screen Bodies

updated: 
Tuesday, November 20, 2018 - 12:02pm
Screen Bodies: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Experience, Perception, and Display
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, November 30, 2018

Screen Bodies is a peer-reviewed journal focusing on the intersection of Screen Studies and Body Studies across disciplines, institutions, and media. It is a forum promoting research on various aspects of embodiment on and in front of screens through articles, reviews, and interviews. The journal considers moving and still images, whether from the entertainment industry, information technologies, or news and media outlets, including cinema, television, the internet, and gallery spaces.

Hortulus: Fall/Winter Issue CFP

updated: 
Tuesday, November 20, 2018 - 11:07am
Hortulus: The Online Graduate Journal of Medieval Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, December 15, 2018

Hortulus: The Online Graduate Journal of Medieval Studies is a refereed, peer-reviewed, and born-digital journal devoted to the culture, literature, history, and society of the medieval past. Published semi-annually, the journal collects exceptional examples of work by graduate students on a number of themes, disciplines, subjects, and periods of medieval studies. We also welcome book reviews of monographs published or re-released in the past five years that are of interest to medievalists. For the Fall/Winter 2018 issue we are particularly interested in papers and reviews of books which fall under the current special topic.

Sex, Gender, Race and the Political in the UK and Ireland

updated: 
Tuesday, November 20, 2018 - 5:21am
Society for Women in Philosophy Ireland
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, November 25, 2018

Workshop - Friday February 15th 2019, Queen's University Belfast

SWIP Ireland seeks abstracts of up to 350 words for a one day workshop, which respond to one or more of the questions below:

UPDATE: Great Writing International Creative Writing Conference 2019

updated: 
Monday, November 19, 2018 - 11:29pm
Great Writing International Creative Writing Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, January 31, 2019

FINAL CALL FOR PRESENTATION PROPOSALS

Great Writing International Creative Writing Conference
July 6 - July 7, 2019
Imperial College, London (UK)

Proposals are invited for presentations at the 22nd Annual Great Writing International Creative Writing Conference, to be held Saturday July 6 – Sunday July 7, 2019.

Proposals for presentation of critical work about creative writing or for creative presentations (e.g. readings) are equally welcome. Call closes: January 31 2019. Limited remaining presenter places. Presentations already accepted from USA, UK, Australia and other locations around the world!

Transient Crossings: Exploring, Constructing and Deconstructing Borders

updated: 
Monday, November 19, 2018 - 3:14pm
English Graduate Organization at Indiana University of Pennsylvania
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, January 15, 2019

Transient Crossings: Exploring, Constructing and Deconstructing Borders

The English Graduate Organization (EGO) and Composition and TESOL Association (CTA), in collaboration with the Department of English at Indiana University of Pennsylvania, is proud to announce their 2019 Interdisciplinary Conference, “Transient Crossings: Exploring, Constructing, and Deconstructing Borders,” to be held April 5-6, 2019 at Indiana University of Pennsylvania (IUP).  The due date for proposals is January 15, 2019.

Call for Reviews - Lifewriting Annual

updated: 
Monday, November 19, 2018 - 1:37pm
Lifewriting Annual
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, April 5, 2019

Lifewriting Annual: Biographical and Autobiographical Studies (published online by the Open Library of Humanities at Birkbeck College, University of London) seeks reviews of recent publications, including autobiographies, memoirs, letters, and so on. We don't accept reviews of critical or cultural theory. Word length: 1000-1500 words. Citation style: Chicago, 16th edition (author/date). Deadline for submission: April 5th, 2019. Please contact the Reviews Editor, Robert Ward, with short proposals and questions (Robert_P_Ward@brown.edu).

"Technically Yours": Technicity, Mediality, and the Stakes of Experience

updated: 
Monday, November 19, 2018 - 1:37pm
Dept. of Foreign Languages & Literatures, National Taiwan University
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, January 31, 2019

An international conference organized by the Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures of National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan, to be held October 18-20, 2019

Abstracts submission deadline: January 31, 2019

Conference website: https://ntuyours.wordpress.com 

Keynote Speaker:

Martin E. Jay (Emeritus Professor, Department of History, University of California, Berkeley, USA)

Plenary Speakers:

Eyal Amiran (Professor, Department of Comparative Literature + Department of Film and Media Studies, University of California, Irvine, USA)

William Dean Howells Society - ALA 2019

updated: 
Monday, November 19, 2018 - 11:15am
William Dean Howells Society
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, January 15, 2019

The William Dean Howells Society will host two panels at the upcoming American Literature Association Conference in Boston, May 23-26, 2019. 

1. William Dean Howells and the Affective Turn 

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