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Queer SF: Beyond the Heteronormative Paradigm [EXTENDED DEADLINE - 4/15/19]

updated: 
Thursday, March 28, 2019 - 10:51am
Museum of Science Fiction/Escape Velocity Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, April 15, 2019

The Museum of Science Fiction is accepting 250-word proposals for 15-20 minute papers to be presented at this year’s Escape Velocity Conference in National Harbor Maryland, May 24th – 26th, 2019.

Posthumanities in Asia: Theories and Practices

updated: 
Thursday, March 28, 2019 - 10:48am
Takeshi Kadobayashi / Department of Film and Media Studies, Faculty of Letters, Kansai University
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, April 20, 2019

Date: June 8–9, 2019

Venue: Kansai University, Osaka, Japan

Confirmed keynote speaker: Rosi Braidotti (Utrecht University)

 

Workshop: Male (Un)Bonding: Men, Masculinities, and Homosocial Troubles

updated: 
Thursday, March 28, 2019 - 10:47am
Eero Laine and Broderick Chow
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, April 22, 2019

Male (Un)Bonding: Men, Masculinities, and Homosocial Troubles

A Research Development Workshop and Interdisciplinary Networking Event

13-15 June 2019, Bush House, King’s College London

Radical Immersions | Call for Papers

updated: 
Thursday, March 28, 2019 - 10:46am
Digital Research in the Humanities and Arts
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, April 30, 2019

Radical Immersions: 
Navigating between virtual/physical environments and information bubbles 
8 – 10 September 2019 

Book Series: Tourism Security Safety And Post Conflict Destinations

updated: 
Thursday, March 28, 2019 - 10:45am
Emerald Group Publishing
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, May 31, 2022

Tourism Security Safety And Post Conflict Destinations

Since the turn of the century, the international rules surrounding security and safety have significantly changed, specifically within the tourism industry. In the age of globalization, terrorism and conflict have moved beyond individual high-profile targets; instead, tourists, travellers and journalists are at risk. In response to this shift, the series invites authors and scholars to contribute to the conversation surrounding tourism security and post-conflict destinations. This call invites potential authors to present their book proposal revolving around tourism secuity and post conflict destinations. 

Special Session: Tradition and the Individual Man

updated: 
Thursday, March 28, 2019 - 10:40am
MMLA
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, April 15, 2019

In Gender Trouble, Judith Butler famously asserts that “gender is a “stylized repetition of acts” that are not only contingent on the public reception of that style, but also on the way in which the repetition “conceals its genesis,” where the “it” is the presumed “being” of (a) gender. T.S.

Literary Monsters

updated: 
Thursday, March 28, 2019 - 10:23am
Speculative Fiction Association
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, May 20, 2019

 

In today's culture, it's almost impossible to avoid "monsters."  Straight from mythology and legend, these fantastic creatures traipse across our television screens and the pages of our books.  Over centuries and across cultures, the inhuman have represented numerous cultural fears and, in more recent times, desires. They are Other. They are Us. This panel will explore the literal monsters--whether they be mythological, extraterrestrial, or man-made--that populate fiction and film, delving into the cultural, psychological and/or theoretical implications.

 

Queering Language: Codes, Communities, and (Non)Conformity

updated: 
Thursday, March 28, 2019 - 9:45am
South Atlantic Modern Language Association (SAMLA)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, May 31, 2019

This panel invites participants to consider how language is used in literature, film, music, video games, graphic novels, politics, and/or performance art to create, challenge, and codify queer identity.

The Future of Education International Conference - 9th edition

updated: 
Thursday, March 28, 2019 - 7:48am
Pixel
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 4, 2019

The 9th edition of the Future of Education International Conference will take place in Florence, Italy, on 27 - 28 June 2019.

The objective of the Future of Education Conference is to promote transnational cooperation and share good practice in the field of education. The Conference is also an excellent opportunity for the presentation of previous and current education projects and initiatives.

 

The Call for Papers is addressed to teachers, researchers and experts in the field of education as well as to coordinators of teaching and training projects.

Experts in the field of education are therefore invited to submit an abstract of a paper to be presented in the conference.

 

Important dates:

New Journal Seeking Submissions

updated: 
Wednesday, March 27, 2019 - 6:55pm
Journal of Foreign Languages and Cultures
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, April 1, 2019

Journal of Foreign Languages and Cultures, launched in December 2017, is a unique enterprise in the humanities as a journal published in English in China aimed at an international readership. Published by Hunan Normal University Press every June and December, contributors to the first three issues include J.H. Prynne, Ottmar Ette, Shelley Fisher Fishkin, Charles Bernstein, Chris Weedon, Mark Turner, Herman Rapaport, Robert Archambeau, Aldon Lynn Nielsen, Tyrone Williams, Jonathan Stalling, Brian Reed, Wenshu Zhao, Jiang Hongxin, Zhang Longxi, Alan Golding, Barrett Watten, and Ishmael Reed, among many others.

Duality, Double-Entendre, and Double-Meanings in Marie Nimier's Œuvre

updated: 
Wednesday, March 27, 2019 - 3:39pm
2019 Midwest Modern Language Association (Conference Theme "Doubles, Duality, Doppelgangers" Chicago, IL November 14-17, 2019)
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, April 15, 2019

Duality, Double-Entendre, and Double-Meanings in Marie Nimier's Œuvre   

Experiencing Intersectionality: Other Perspectives, Other Lives

updated: 
Wednesday, March 27, 2019 - 2:56pm
Liverpool's Foundation for Art and Creative Technology (FACT)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, April 26, 2019

An International Showcase at FACT, Liverpool, 20 June 2019

Call for Participants and Posters

Liverpool's Foundation for Art and Creative Technology (FACT) is hosting an international showcase for cultural practitioners and researchers to explore creative and academic responses to notions of female intersectionality. We seek contributions from (but not limited to) writers, artists, performers, filmmakers, academics, students, and practice-based researchers, who can explore the potential and limitations of intersectionality within a global context and who wish to shed light on the various intersections that define the subject status of women.

 

TREACHEROUS WORDS: FAKE NEWS, CENSORSHIP AND THE UNSAYABLE

updated: 
Wednesday, March 27, 2019 - 2:52pm
Prof Anthony Barker, Department of Languages and Cultures, University of Aveiro, Portugal.
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, May 31, 2019

International Conference

 

TREACHEROUS WORDS: FAKE NEWS, CENSORSHIP AND THE UNSAYABLE

 

Venue: Department of Languages and Cultures,

University of Aveiro, Portugal.

 

Date: 23-25 October, 2019

 

'THE PICTURESQUE: VISUAL PLEASURE AND INTERMEDIALITY IN-BETWEEN CONTEMPORARY CINEMA, ART AND DIGITAL CULTURE' Conference

updated: 
Wednesday, March 27, 2019 - 2:51pm
Sapientia Hungarian University of Transylvania, Romania
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, July 15, 2019

Continuing our series of conferences dedicated to rethinking intermediality in contemporary cinema and visual culture, we propose to initiate a discussion around aspects of intermediality that may unfold from the perspective of the picturesque.

Representing Disembarkation: Migrations, Arrivals, Territories

updated: 
Wednesday, March 27, 2019 - 2:50pm
Liverpool John Moores University (UK) / Universita’ degli Studi di Napoli L’Orientale (Italy)
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, September 1, 2019

Representing Disembarkation: Migrations, Arrivals, Territories

Conference / Procida, Naples 27 – 29 April 2020

Confirmed Keynote Speakers: Sandro Mezzadra, Iain Chambers, Miguel Mellino, Tiziana Terranova

New Romantics: Performing Ireland and Cosmopolitanism on the Anniversary of Human Rights, Queen's University, Belfast.

updated: 
Wednesday, March 27, 2019 - 2:50pm
Queen's University, Belfast
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, May 1, 2019

New Romantics: Performing Ireland and Cosmopolitanism on the Anniversary of Human Rights (3-5 July 2019)
Queen’s University Belfast
Supported by the QUB AHSS Faculty Research Initiatives Fund and the GIS EIRE

 

Keynotes:
Professor Stephen Wilmer, Professor Emeritus of Drama (Trinity College Dublin)
Dr Drew Milne, Judith E. Wilson Reader in Poetics (University of Cambridge)
Paula McFetridge, Artistic Director (Kabosh Theatre Company, Belfast)

An “Other” Zombie Project: Decolonizing the Undead

updated: 
Wednesday, March 27, 2019 - 2:47pm
Giulia Champion
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, May 31, 2019

An “Other” Zombie Project: Decolonizing the Undead

Edited by Professor Stephen Shapiro, Giulia Champion and Roxanne Douglas

The editors of this project are interested in developing an interdisciplinary edited collection on perspectives of the zombie figure that focus on non-Anglo-Euro-centric works and theories. We are interested in submissions that re-frame the zombie figure in the humanities and social sciences and/or contest previous understandings of the zombie and its history. These re-framings could be articulated with areas of engagement which include, but are not limited to:

 

Extended Deadline - 'Victorian Visions'

updated: 
Wednesday, March 27, 2019 - 2:46pm
Victorian Network
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, April 14, 2019

                                       Call for Papers: Victorian Visions

Victorian Network is an open-access, MLA-indexed, peer-reviewed journal dedicated to publishing and promoting the best work across the broad field of Victorian Studies by postgraduate students and early career academics. We are delighted to announce that our thirteenth issue (Winter 2019) will be guest edited by Professor Kate Flint on the theme of "Victorian Visions".

CFP: The 16th Annual RAGCL Convention: ”The Germanic Model in Romanian Literature”

updated: 
Wednesday, March 27, 2019 - 2:45pm
The Romanian Association of General and Comparative Literature (RAGCL)
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, April 15, 2019

THE ROMANIAN ASSOCIATION OF GENERAL AND COMPARATIVE LITERATURE (RAGCL)

 

organizes

 

the 16thAnnual RAGCL Convention: The Germanic Model in Romanian Literature,

SibiuRomania10-13 July 2019

 

 

CFP: Access to information: Freedom and Censorship

updated: 
Wednesday, March 27, 2019 - 2:44pm
Lucas Gworek DE GRUYTER
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, October 31, 2019

GUEST EDITOR:

Shannon M. Oltmann

DESCRIPTION

Open Information Science Journal invites submissions for a special issue dedicated to scholarship on the broad theme of Access to information—freedom and censorship. Library and information science scholars and practitioners around the world are encouraged to submit a paper on this theme.

Aigne - Call for Abstracts (Journal)

updated: 
Wednesday, March 27, 2019 - 2:42pm
Aigne
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, April 19, 2019

 

Call for Abstracts

Aigne, 2019/2020 Issue

Theme: “Crisis: Predicament and Potential”

Deadline April 19th, 2019

 

Crime and Punishment: From the Medieval and Early Modern to the Neo-Gothic

updated: 
Wednesday, March 27, 2019 - 2:41pm
Bangor University
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, May 5, 2019

Questions of crime and punishment are writ large across many of our social and political spaces. We see injustice navigated on social media and protested in the streets, spun on film and fought in music. The narratives of criminals and law makers, sometimes valorised and sometimes vilified, surround us.

Literature/Film Association Annual Conference (Portland, 9/12-9/14)

updated: 
Wednesday, March 27, 2019 - 2:40pm
Literature/Film Association
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, May 15, 2019

Literature/Film Association Annual Conference

REBOOT • REPURPOSE • RECYCLE

September 12-14, 2019

University of Oregon in Portland

Portland, Oregon, USA

Keynote: Amanda Ann Klein, East Carolina University and Matt McCormick, Gonzaga University

KATHRYN BIGELOW: A VISIONARY FILMMAKER

updated: 
Wednesday, March 27, 2019 - 2:40pm
University of Wolverhampton
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, April 24, 2019

 

Call for Papers

The Second International Conference on Twenty-First Century Film Directors

University of Wolverhampton in collaboration with Light House Media Centre, Wolverhampton presents

Kathryn Bigelow: A Visionary Filmmaker

Thursday July 11th 2019 at Light House Media Centre*, Wolverhampton

Keynote: Dr Deborah Jermyn, University of Roehampton, London

St Andrews Institute for Medieval Studies Graduate Conference 2019

updated: 
Wednesday, March 27, 2019 - 2:38pm
t Andrews Institute for Medieval Studies, University of St Andrews
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, March 31, 2019

We are announcing a call for papers for the second St Andrews Institute of Medieval Studies (SAIMS) Graduate Conference. This three-day conference is aimed at graduate students and early career researchers in any area of Medieval Studies. The second day of the conference will be devoted to the theme Politics and Political Thought and we would particularly welcome abstracts related to this topic from scholars working in any of the fields mentioned below. We aim to encompass a range of historical perspectives, from art to archaeology, law to literature.

The keynote addresses will be delivered by: Prof Carole Hillenbrand (Edinburgh and St Andrews) Dr Charles West (Sheffield)

2019 MPCA/ACA Conference: Animation and Anime

updated: 
Wednesday, March 27, 2019 - 2:38pm
Midwest Popular Culture Association/Midwest American Culture Association
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, April 30, 2019

The Midwest Popular Culture Association/Midwest American Culture Association seeks proposals for papers and panels both on Western animation and on anime for its 2019 Conference, to be held Thursday-Sunday, 10-13 October 2019 at the Hyatt Regency, 151 W 5th St, Cincinnati, OH.  As animation and anime cover all kinds of storytelling, topics may include but are not limited to the following suggestions:  

Composing Climate Change: Atmosphere, Affect, Attention

updated: 
Wednesday, March 27, 2019 - 2:38pm
Departures in Critical Qualitative Research
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, November 15, 2019

SPECIAL ISSUE CALL FOR PAPERS

Composing Climate Change: Atmosphere, Affect, Attention

GUEST EDITOR: Joshua Trey Barnett

How to write of that which escapes linguistic capture? How to form into words and images precisely what slips the shackles of representational thought? How to describe what cannot, strictly speaking, be perceived? How to change climates in and through the activity of composition? How to compose climate change?

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