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Journal of Science Fiction Special Issue on Disability Studies REOPENED (Deadline Extended – May 1st 2019)

updated: 
Thursday, February 21, 2019 - 8:52am
MOSF Journal of Science Fiction
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, May 1, 2019

The Journal of Science Fiction has extended the deadline for contributions to an upcoming special issue on disability studies and science fiction, slated for publication in mid-2019. Pursuant to our initial call, the editorial team is accepting additional submissions for consideration. You can see our announcement here: https://publish.lib.umd.edu/scifi/announcement/view/18

Local Alignments, Global Upheaval: Re-Imagining Peace, Legitimacy, Jurisdiction and Authority

updated: 
Thursday, February 21, 2019 - 8:51am
Peace and Justice Studies Association (PJSA) & Peace and Conflict Studies - Canadian Association (PACS-Can)
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, May 1, 2019

Local Alignments, Global Upheaval: Re-Imagining Peace, Legitimacy, Jurisdiction and Authority

Annual conference of the Peace and Justice Studies Association (PJSA) & Peace and Conflict Studies - Canadian Association (PACS-Can)

October 4-6, 2019 | Canadian Mennonite University: Winnipeg, Canada

Skip me right to the proposal submission form!


Proposal Submission Deadline: May 1, 2019

Draft Schedule Released: Early June, 2019

Eliot Society, St. Louis, Sept. 2019, call for papers

updated: 
Thursday, February 21, 2019 - 8:50am
International T. S. Eliot Society
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, June 1, 2019

The 40th Annual Meeting of the International T. S. Eliot Society

St. Louis

September 27–29, 2019

 

 

Call for Papers

 

The Society invites proposals for papers to be presented at our annual meeting, this year held in St. Louis. Clearly organized proposals of about 300 words, submitted as Word or PDF documents, on any topic reasonably related to Eliot, along with brief biographical sketches, should be emailed by June 1, 2019, to tseliotsociety@gmail.com, with the subject heading “conference proposal.”

 

Call for Papers for a Special Issue of Northern Lights: Film and Media Studies Yearbook: DEADLINE EXTENDED!

updated: 
Thursday, February 21, 2019 - 8:50am
Temenuga Trifonova
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 8, 2019

DEADLINE EXTENDED TO MARCH 8, 2019

 

Call for Papers for a Special Issue of Northern Lights: Film and Media Studies Yearbook

Guest editor: Temenuga Trifonova, Associate Professor of Cinema and Media Studies, York University (Toronto)

 

Europe at the Crossroads: Cinematic Takes

 

"Earth"

updated: 
Thursday, February 21, 2019 - 8:49am
"Earth, Sea, Sky," in association with TORCH at University of Oxford
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, April 2, 2019

September 19th-20th, TORCH, University of Oxford

“Earth, Sea, Sky” is an international environmental humanities research network

(http://torch.ox.ac.uk/earth-sea-sky). Our central aims are 1. to examine the varied and

contested medieval and early modern approaches to the natural world, and 2. to

consider how this premodern archive resonates with environmental degradation and

global warming in our current moment. In three linked symposia we will focus on each

domain of “Earth, Sea, Sky.”

 

Bodies in Motion

updated: 
Thursday, February 21, 2019 - 8:49am
The Ohio State University Medieval and Renaissance Graduate Student Association
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, April 1, 2019

The Ohio State University’s Medieval and Renaissance Graduate Student Association (MRGSA) is currently accepting abstracts and panel proposals for its sixth annual graduate student symposium. This symposium will take place on Friday, September 13th, 2019 at OSU in Columbus, Ohio. Prospective papers will be considered by those working in subfields of Medieval and Renaissance studies, and particular attention will be paid to proposals that examine the specific theme of Bodies in Motion as outlined below. Numerous scholars in pre-modern fields have been investigating how the human body functioned during these eras, while others have been examining moving bodies in a more ambiguated sense, as in bodies of knowledge or the body politic.

117th Annual PAMLA Conference in San Diego, CA: "Send In the Clowns"

updated: 
Thursday, February 21, 2019 - 8:46am
David John Boyd, University of Glasgow
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, March 16, 2019

CALL FOR SPECIAL SESSIONS

Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA) Conference

Thursday, November 14, 2019 to Sunday, November 17, 2019, Wyndham San Diego Bayside Hotel, San Diego, California

Conference theme: “Send In the Clowns”

Sexuality and Agency: An Inclusive Interdisciplinary Conference

updated: 
Thursday, February 21, 2019 - 8:45am
Dr Robert Fisher
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, April 12, 2019

Sexuality and Agency
An Inclusive Interdisciplinary Conference

Saturday 12th October 2019 - Sunday 13th October 2019
Vienna, Austria

From government incentives for women to have more children and the ‘slut-shaming’ phenomenon, to the erasure of rights and legal recognition of LGBTIQ++ people, and beyond, we live in a time where political and social forces play a powerful role in regulating our sexuality and sexual behaviour. It is therefore necessary and timely to consider how sexuality is related to our agency as human beings, particularly in terms of how autonomy and self-determination shape and are shaped by sex and sexuality.

Special Issue of the Journal of the Assembly for Expanded Perspectives on Learning: The Toil of Feeling: Education as Emotional Labor

updated: 
Thursday, February 21, 2019 - 8:45am
Journal of the Assembly for Expanded Perspectives on Learning
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, June 1, 2019

This special issue of the Journal of the Assembly for Expanded Perspectives on Learning (JAEPL) seeks to elucidate the continually undervalued and unrecognized aspects of emotional labor in education for both students and instructors. Although emphases on outcomes, skills, and cognition serve valuable purposes, they also tend to eclipse emotional processes that are taken for granted and therefore rendered invisible despite being vital aspects of the labor performed by stakeholders in all educational settings.  This special issue will take as its premise the notion that we must consider emotions as work in order to obtain a fuller picture of what transpires with teachers and learners in institutional contexts and beyond.

Extended deadline! Gothic Feminism 3: Technology, Women and Gothic On-Screen

updated: 
Thursday, February 21, 2019 - 8:43am
Gothic Feminism
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 1, 2019

 

EXTENDED DEADLINE! Abstracts accepted until Friday 1st March

 

Gothic Feminism presents:

 

Technology, Women, and Gothic-Horror On-Screen 

2 – 3 May 2019

University of Kent

 

Keynote speaker: Dr Lisa Purse (University of Reading)

 

CALL FOR PAPERS

 

'Legacies' of Modernism (Panel for MSA 2019)

updated: 
Thursday, February 21, 2019 - 8:43am
Jap-Nanak Makkar; panel organizer for MSA 2019
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, March 5, 2019

 

CFP for MSA Panel Proposal: 'Legacies' of Modernism 
General Conference Theme: Upheaval and Reconstruction 
Toronto, ON, CA. October 17-20, 2019 

CFP: Submissions for 2019 Texas Theatre Journal

updated: 
Thursday, February 21, 2019 - 8:29am
Texas Theatre Journal
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 22, 2019

The Texas Theatre Journal is now accepting submissions for its 2019 Volume through March 22, 2018. The editors are looking for Articles, Profiles, and Interviews, as well as Book Reviews and Performance Reviews. MISSIONWe invite practice-based studies, theoretical explorations, historical considerations, and other methodologies. The journal is also interested in research related to the broad geographical, cultural, and historical notion of Texas. We welcome opportunities to support scholars working in Texas.

“Insurance Distribution Directive – Promises and Reality”

updated: 
Thursday, February 21, 2019 - 8:21am
Association Internationale de Droit des Assurances (AIDA) AIDA EUROPE
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, March 31, 2019

The AIDA Europe Scientific Committee, comprising of Prof. Dr. Pierpaolo Marano and Dr. Kyriaki Noussia, invites the submission of academic papers for the VIIIth AIDA Europe Conferenceto be held in Lisbon, Portugal on 3-4/10/2019.

CFP: "American Literature after 1870" (MMLA Permanent Section)

updated: 
Thursday, February 21, 2019 - 8:20am
Midwestern Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, April 15, 2019

CPF: MMLA 2019, “American Literature After 1870”

The MMLA’s permanent section on American Literature After 1870 invites papers which, building on the conference theme, examine the topic of “dual citizenship” in American novels, poetry, and/or other kinds of texts. Our panel seeks a range of primary materials from a variety of times, places, and communities to create a fuller picture of the legal, cultural, and emotional dimensions of multiple citizenship in American literature.  

[Publisher Attached Collection / Reference Work]: Dystopian States of America: Apocalyptic Visions and Warnings in American Literature, Film, and Politics.

updated: 
Thursday, February 21, 2019 - 8:19am
Matthew B. Hill, Ph.D. / Coppin State University
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, June 1, 2019

Deadline for Essay Proposals:            June 1, 2019    
Deadline for Essay Drafts:                  January 15, 2020
Deadline for Reference Entries:         December 1, 2019  


 

Overview:

Submissions requested for Dystopian States of America: Apocalyptic Visions and Warnings in American Literature, Film, and Politics.  This project aims to be an accessible, wide-ranging survey of and reference work on dystopian and apocalyptic themes in literature, film, and popular culture.   According to the publisher:

Borders and Walls: A Cultures and Societies Inclusive Interdisciplinary Conference

updated: 
Thursday, February 21, 2019 - 8:18am
Dr Robert Fisher
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, April 12, 2019

Borders and Walls
A Cultures and Societies Inclusive Interdisciplinary Conference

Saturday 12th October 2019 - Sunday 13th October 2019
Vienna, Austria

Borders and Walls considers the development of borders, boundaries, fences and walls over time, the forces that influenced their creation in the past, the influences affecting border creation and maintenance today, along with the anticipation of their evolution and development in the future.

The Environment(al) in Theatre and Performance: UW Madison's Theatre and Drama Graduate Student Organization's 2019 Conference

updated: 
Thursday, February 21, 2019 - 8:15am
University of Wisconsin Madison's Theatre and Drama Graduate Student Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, February 25, 2019

UW Madison's 18th Annual TDGSO 2019 CONFERENCE: April 20th, 2019

 

CALL FOR PAPERS

 

Environment and environmental issues have held a prominent place within dramatic text and performance across theatre history.  In contemporary performance, environment(al) issues have driven production experimentation, dramaturgy, and design, while the ideology and content of performances continue to look at the world around us.  On 20 April 2019, the 2019 TDGSO Conference will explore ideas of the “environment(al)” in or surrounding the theatre, drama, and/or performance.  Papers, workshops, and performance projects are welcome to apply.

15th Annual "Gender, Sexuality, and Power" Conference at CSU Los Angeles

updated: 
Thursday, February 21, 2019 - 8:14am
Dionne Espinoza / Center for the Study of Genders and Sexualities
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 1, 2019

The Mission of our research center is to promote cutting-edge research in genders and sexualities at the intersections of race, class, religion, ability, and nation. We maintain that empowering and socially relevant knowledge is generated most effectively through close interdisciplinary collaboration among scholars, students, and community members, both on and off campuses.

Please send abstracts of 250 words or less with the following info: Name, title of presentation/paper, institutional affiliation, email, and phone number. 

 

http://www.calstatela.edu/centers/csgs

 

II international Conference: Around the Humanities: Madness

updated: 
Thursday, February 21, 2019 - 8:14am
The Centre for Interdisciplinary Individual Studies in the Humanities and Social Sciences JU The Student Council of Interdisciplinary Individual Studies in the Humanities JU
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, February 24, 2019

We are delighted to announce that the 2nd International Conference ‘Around the Humanities’, focusing on the theme of Madness, will take place in Cracow 27-28 April 2019.
We invite submissions in the broad field of humanities and social sciences, including medical humanities and jurisprudence. Submissions from students and PhD candidates who in their interdisciplinary research address the issues of madness and insanity are particularly encouraged.
The deadline for submissions is 24 February 2019. The abstracts for 20-minute presentations should be 150-250 words long. Attaching a bibliography is encouraged and it does not count towards the word limit.
Notifications of acceptance will be sent by the beginning of March.

FINAL REMINDER: Call for Articles - Special Issue of the Journal of Homosexuality - "Queer Subjectivities and the United States"

updated: 
Thursday, February 21, 2019 - 8:13am
University of East Anglia
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, February 22, 2019

Recent upheaval from the Trump administration’s policy-making in the United States has seen the lives of queer subjects radically altered. This has included numerous executive orders that seek to curtail the power and agency of certain groups based on race, disability, gender, and sexuality particularly. Such identity distinctions are being made through an increasingly nationalist, and therefore heteronormative, lens which lends itself to the supremacy of ideals that support hegemonic cultural discourse. 

Neighbours of Ours: Cities, Communities, Networks

updated: 
Thursday, February 21, 2019 - 8:13am
Literary London Society
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 1, 2019

‘Neighbours of Ours’: Cities, Communities, Networks11-12 July 2019

Call for Papers

SUBMISSION DEADLINE FOR PROPOSALS EXTENDED TO 1 MARCH 2019

Marina Warner: ‘Words on the Move’

Plenary Panel: 

‘The Baron Six’:

Anthony Cartwright, Sean Longden, Susie Thomas, Nadia Valman, Andrew Whitehead, Ken Worpole.

Open Call: Studies in Control Societies spring 2019 issue

updated: 
Thursday, February 21, 2019 - 8:12am
Lindsay Weinberg / Studies in Control Societies
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, March 30, 2019

Studies In Control Societies is seeking submissions for the spring 2019 issue (deadline: March 30, 2019). 

We invite submissions from any discipline that explore the technologies and transformations in state power, political economy, and/or subjectivity that control societies engender. 

Some suggested topics include:

CFP: “Under His Eye?:” Women in Feminist and Futuristic Literature, Film and Art

updated: 
Thursday, February 21, 2019 - 8:11am
Institute of English Studies, Department of British Literature and Culture, University of Lodz, Poland
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, March 25, 2019

“UNDER HIS EYE?:” WOMEN IN FEMINIST AND FUTURISTIC LITERATURE, FILM AND ART

International Conference
17-18 May 2019

Institute of English Studies
Department of British Literature and Culture
University of Lodz, Poland

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

updated: 
Wednesday, February 20, 2019 - 11:13pm
Journal of European Popular Culture - Intellect Publishers
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, March 10, 2018

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.

REMINDER: Il Parlaggio - new issue May 2019

updated: 
Wednesday, February 20, 2019 - 12:17pm
Edizioni Sinestesie (Italy)
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, April 1, 2019

This section of the academic journal “Sinestesieonline” is open to contributions about theatre and performing arts in all historical ages, forms and variations, in English, Italian and foreign languages. We use double blind peer review.

“Il Parlaggio” is the name created by Gabriele d’Annunzio for the amphitheatre in Vittoriale – a place of empathy, a cradle of emotions, a crossroads of cultures, a connection between antiquity and contemporaneity, an emblem of the “neverending show”.

[DEADLINE: March 1st] Toward Extinction, To Ward Off Extinction

updated: 
Wednesday, February 20, 2019 - 11:18am
CECILLE
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 1, 2019

Toward Extinction, To Ward Off Extinction

7-9 November 2019, University of Lille (FRANCE)

Convened by: Thomas Dutoit (CECILLE), Sarah Jonckheere (CECILLE/IdA), and Laura Lainväe (EMMA) 


Keynote speakers:

Sarah Wood, co-editor and advisory board of OLR and Angelaki (UK)

Jesse Oak Taylor, University of Washington (USA)

Ursula K. Heise, UCLA (USA)

 

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