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Posthuman Praxis of ‘human’

updated: 
Saturday, December 14, 2019 - 4:36am
Language, Literature, and Interdisciplinary Studies (LLIDS)
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, December 15, 2019

Posthuman Praxis of ‘human’

 

In posthuman theory we do have an obligation, but it is never what we think it is, because the ethical event cannot be known in advance… Posthuman Ethics shows we cannot ‘do’ ethics, and evaluate whether something was as ethical or not as we would hope.  
                                                                                                            -- Patricia MacCormack

Postwar Area Literature Group - American Literature Association 2020 Conference CFPs

updated: 
Thursday, December 12, 2019 - 11:49am
Postwar Area Literature Group
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, January 15, 2020

Postwar Area Literature Group

CFPs for the 2020 American Literature Association Conference

The Postwar Area Literature Group invites abstract submissions for our panels at the 2020 meeting of the American Literature Association. The conference will be held at the Manchester Grand Hyatt in San Diego on May 21-24, 2020. We will host two panels this year; please see the full CFPs below.

Humor in Arts and pedagogy

updated: 
Wednesday, December 11, 2019 - 3:20pm
Institute of Applied Studies in the Humanities of Mahdia, university of Monastir, Tunisia in partnership with “l’Association de la Creation Culturelle”
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, January 15, 2020

CALL FOR PAPERS

 

The Republic of Tunisia

The Higher Institute of Applied Studies in the Humanities of Mahdia, University of Monastir in partnership with “l’Association de la Creation Culturelle” organize an international conference on

 

 

Humor in Arts and Pedagogy

 

April 16-17,  2020

 

(DEADLINE EXTENDED) CFP: The Medieval at Home: Domesticity in the Middle Ages

updated: 
Wednesday, December 11, 2019 - 3:16pm
Cornell University
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, December 16, 2019

The Medieval at Home: Domesticity in the Middle Ages

The Medieval Studies Program at Cornell University is pleased to announce its thirtieth annual graduate student colloquium, which will take place on the 15th of February 2020 at the A.D. White House on Cornell’s Ithaca, NY campus.

Book: What’s in a Word?: Literature in Language Learning

updated: 
Tuesday, December 10, 2019 - 3:14pm
CTELL and CETAPS
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, July 31, 2020

Call for Papers

Book:

What’s in a Word?: Literature in Language Learning

 

Editors: Rogério Miguel Puga (NOVA FCSH), Ana Gonçalves Matos (NOVA FCSH) and Ana Bela Almeida (University of Liverpool).

 

Publishers: CTELL (University of Liverpool, United Kingdom) and CETAPS (NOVA FCSH, Portugal).

 

 

On the Shoulders of Giants: TitanCon 2020

updated: 
Tuesday, December 10, 2019 - 3:14pm
TitanCon
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, February 15, 2019

In the spirit of deepening and broadening its roots, TitanCon 2020 is adding a formal academic track to its programming. The convention began as a collaboration between the Brotherhood Without Banners, who wanted to put on a fan convention for Game of Thrones, the Belfast SF/F society The Other Ones, who wanted to put on an SF/F convention, and Arkham Gaming Centre, who wanted to put on a gaming convention. In keeping with that spirit, our theme “On the Shoulders of Giants” hopes to encourage that spirit of collaboration.

2020 New England Graphic Medicine Conference

updated: 
Tuesday, December 10, 2019 - 2:06pm
MCPHS University Center of Health Humanities
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 10, 2020

2020 New England Graphic Medicine Conference
Call for Papers 

MARCH 26-28, 2020
[Deadline: January 10, 2020]

Graphic Medicine is a genre, a field, a tool, a community, and a cause. It is large enough to accommodate all health and medical experiences, from that of the doctor to that of the patient – from that of a microbe to that of a planet.

39th International Conference of LAN

updated: 
Tuesday, December 10, 2019 - 2:06pm
Literary Association of Nepal
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 31, 2020

Literary Association of Nepal (LAN)

39th International Conference
Lumbini 1-2 March 2020

In collaboration with
Lumbini Buddhist University

Conference Theme: The Spiritual in Literature

Presentations will also include a broad range of literary and linguistic topics such as Buddhist literature, literature in English, literature in other languages, literary theories, regional literature, translation literature, Nepali literature, comparative literature, creative writing, performance studies -- among others.

11th International Conference on Computational Creativity

updated: 
Tuesday, December 10, 2019 - 2:01pm
International Conference on Computational Creativity
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, March 1, 2020

Computational Creativity (or CC) is a discipline with its roots in Artificial Intelligence, Cognitive Science, Engineering, Design, Psychology and Philosophy that explores the potential for computers to be autonomous creators in their own right. ICCC is an annual conference that welcomes papers on different aspects of CC, on systems that exhibit varying degrees of creative autonomy, on frameworks that offer greater clarity or computational felicity for thinking about machine (and human) creativity, on methodologies for building or evaluating CC systems, on approaches to teaching CC in schools and universities or to promoting societal uptake of CC as a field and as a technology, and so on.

 

 

Friday the 13th Special Issue of Horror Homeroom: Call for Papers

updated: 
Tuesday, December 10, 2019 - 1:45pm
Horror Homeroom
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, January 15, 2020

Panned by critics during its initial release, Friday the 13th is arguably the quintessential American slasher. With an iconic villain, Jason Voorhees, an instantly identifiable location, Camp Crystal Lake, and a rabid fan base that expresses its adoration for the franchise through everything from clothing to tattoos, its presence in the popular zeitgeist nearly 40 years later speaks to its unique staying power. The film has generated countless sequels, inspired a comic book and a television series, and even resulted in a survival horror video game; yet, there is a surprising dearth of scholarship devoted to the franchise.

 

Research ~ Art ~ Writing 2020 Graduate Conference

updated: 
Tuesday, December 10, 2019 - 1:44pm
UT Dallas's Arts & Humanities Graduate Student Association
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, December 15, 2019

The Arts & Humanities Graduate Student Association of the University of Texas at Dallas will hold its eleventh annual graduate symposium on February 22, 2020 at the UTD campus in Richardson, Texas. The RAW: Research, Art, and Writing Conference is organized by and for students and offers an opportunity for scholars to share their work and ideas with peers across the humanities disciplines.

As interdisciplinary scholars, what is our role in the representation of origins and legacies?

New Approaches to Comics as Periodicals at ALA 2020

updated: 
Tuesday, December 10, 2019 - 1:44pm
Comics Studies Circle & Research Society for American Periodicals
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 17, 2020

The Comics Circle at the American Literature Association is pleased to co-sponsor the following panel at the upcoming American Literature Association Conference from May 21-24, 2020 in San Diego (https://americanliteratureassociation.org/). We hope that you will consider submitting a proposal and/or helping us to spread the word.

Periodicals, Protest, and the South

updated: 
Tuesday, December 10, 2019 - 1:44pm
Research Society for American Periodicals
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 17, 2020

Periodicals, Protest, and the South: Periodicals--especially those addressed to regional or other focused communities--have long been credited as potent political forces for organizing social protest movements and collectives. From radical New Orleans abolitionist papers to contemporary university publications, southern periodicals have helped to articulate and circulate protests against racism, economic exploitation, institutionalized inequality, and many other social ills.

Canadian Association of American Studies at Congress 2020

updated: 
Tuesday, December 10, 2019 - 10:43am
Canadian Association for American Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, December 22, 2019

 

DEADLINE EXTENDED: NEW DEADLINE--DECEMBER 22, 2019 

CALL FOR PAPERS: CAAS at Congress 2020

Western University, May 30-June 1, 2020

 

 

The Canadian Association for American Studies invites paper proposals for our 2020 conference, which will be held in conjunction with the Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences at Western University in London, Ontario, Canada. Applicants may submit a proposal to one of our CAAS-sponsored panels or roundtables (listed below), or to our General CFP.

 

Deadline for Paper Proposals: ~NEW DEADLINE: DECEMBER 22, 2019~

Delaware Valley Medieval Association Graduate Workshop

updated: 
Monday, December 9, 2019 - 3:42pm
Delaware valley Medieval Association (DVMA)
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, February 1, 2020

February 29, 2020

University of Pennsylvania 

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Location TBD

1-5 pm

 

The DVMA invites 250-word abstracts for 20-minute talks or 5-minute flash presentations by graduate students in any discipline and on any topic that pertains to medieval studies.  Global medieval submissions are welcome and encouraged!

Call for book chapter abstracts: Teaching English Language Variation in the Global Classroom

updated: 
Monday, December 9, 2019 - 11:49am
Michelle D. Devereaux and Chris C. Palmer
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 31, 2020

Proposed chapter abstracts are invited for a volume entitled Teaching English Language Variation in the Global Classroom: Ideas and Activities from Teachers and Linguists. This collection is a follow-up to the 2019 Routledge volume Teaching Language Variation in the Classroom: Strategies and Models from Teachers and Linguists (https://www.routledge.com/Teaching-Language-Variation-in-the-Classroom-S...). 

 

20th Annual Isom Student Gender Conference: Crossing Borders

updated: 
Monday, December 9, 2019 - 11:49am
The Sarah Isom Center for Women and Gender Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 31, 2020

The Sarah Isom Center for Women and Gender Studies at the University of Mississippi invites you to come celebrate the 20th anniversary of our Isom Student Gender Conference, which will be held March 18-20 in Oxford, MS. Our conference theme for spring 2020 is Crossing Borders. It is a timely topic and one that has always been at the forefront of inquiry in Gender Studies. One of the earliest scholars to question arbitratry lines of demarcation was Gloria Anzaldua. In her work Borderlands/ La Frontera, she draws upon her experience of growing up in Texas and uses it as a lens to theorize how:

Transmedial Turn? Potentials, Problems, and Points to Consider

updated: 
Monday, December 9, 2019 - 11:48am
2nd International Conference on Intersemiotic Translation
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, March 1, 2020

CALL FOR PAPERS 

2nd International Conference on Intersemiotic Translation 

TRANSMEDIAL TURN? POTENTIALS, PROBLEMS, AND POINTS TO CONSIDER 

8-11 December 2020, University of Tartu, Estonia 

transmedia.ut.ee 

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS 

Irina Rajewsky, Free University of Berlin 

Thomas Leitch, University of Delaware 

Anthony Pym, University of Melbourne 

HONORARY SPEAKER 

Peeter Torop, University of Tartu 

Archival and Bibliographical Articles on American Lit. (Deadline extended)

updated: 
Monday, December 9, 2019 - 11:48am
*Resources for American Literary Study* (Penn State UP)
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 20, 2020

Resources for American Literary Study, a biannual journal of archival and bibliographical scholarship, is inviting submissions for 2020. Covering all periods of American literature, RALS welcomes both traditional and digital approaches to archival and bibliographical analysis. The journal also welcomes pedagogically focused submissions examining archival study in the classroom. 

SAMLA 92: Scandal! Literature and Provocation: Breaking Rules, Making Texts

updated: 
Monday, December 9, 2019 - 11:47am
South Atlantic Modern Language Association (SAMLA)
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, June 1, 2020

The 92nd annual conference of the South Atlantic Modern Language Association will take place November 13-15, 2020, at the Hyatt Regency Jacksonville Riverfront in Jacksonville, Florida. This year's theme, as designed by SAMLA President Adrienne Angelo, is Scandal! Literature and Provocation: Breaking Rules, Making Texts.

Cornell EGSO 2020 Conference: Proximity

updated: 
Monday, December 9, 2019 - 11:47am
Cornell English Graduate Student Organization
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 24, 2020

Cornell EGSO 2020 Conference: ProximityMarch 6th - 7th, 2020Call for Proposals:

As knowledge travels through time and space, proximity emerges as an increasingly important category for critical inquiry. How does our understanding of proximity change our intellectual landscape? What issues seem distant from us? Which objects, texts, or historical moments feel more proximate in the present? How does the idea of proximity shape our understanding of political, economic, ecological, and social issues? Whether addressing the position of the humanities with regard to geopolitical conflicts or the ways in which history becomes entangled with the present, matters of closeness and distance must be considered urgent intellectual problems. 

Call for Papers: Foreign Literatures and Languages, Deadline: February 1, 2020

updated: 
Monday, December 9, 2019 - 11:47am
Xanthos: A Journal of Foreign Literatures and Languages
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, February 1, 2020

Xanthos: A Journal of Foreign Literatures and Languages is a double-blind, peer-reviewed, academic journal based within the University of Exeter in Exeter, UK.  Following the success of our inagural issue, we welcome submissions for our second annual issue, to be published in summer 2020.

"Do We Have a Future?": Cognition, Speculation, and (Dis)Connection

updated: 
Monday, December 9, 2019 - 11:46am
Carleton University English Graduate Student Society
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, February 3, 2020

“Do We Have a Future?”: Cognition, Speculation, and (Dis)Connection

Department of English Graduate Conference

Carleton University

24-25 April 2020

 

“Since the world is ending [. . .] why not let the children touch the paintings?”

-        Ben Lerner

 

 

CFP: Edited Collection – Ryan Murphy: Genre, Gender and Authorship

updated: 
Monday, December 9, 2019 - 11:46am
Melanie Robson, Jessica Ford and Phoebe Macrossan
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, April 1, 2020

Call for Papers

 

Edited Collection – Ryan Murphy: Genre, Gender and Authorship

 

Editors: Dr. Melanie Robson (UNSW Sydney), Dr. Jessica Ford (University of Newcastle, Australia) and Dr. Phoebe Macrossan (Queensland University of Technology)

 

“So What Happens Now?”: Ernest Cline’s Prose and Poetry

updated: 
Monday, December 9, 2019 - 11:46am
Tom Ue / Dalhousie University
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 5, 2020

Calling all Gunters! The past few years have seen a growing number of scholarly interventions on Ernest Cline’s Ready Player One (2011), exploring topics that range from his portrayal of dys/utopias (see Nordstrom, Ue) to his use of Pac-Man as a metaphor (Ue and Munday), and from Cline’s treatment of masculinity (Condis) to his invocation of Arthurian romance (Aronstein and Thompson). In 2018, the novel was adapted into a critically and commercially successful hit, earning an Academy Award nomination.

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