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[UPDATE] Call for submissions: Symbolism. An International Annual of Critical Aesthetics

updated: 
Friday, February 3, 2017 - 3:43am
Symbolism. An International Annual of Critical Aesthetics
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, March 1, 2017

The editors invite contributions to Symbolism. An International Annual of Critical Aesthetics, an interdisciplinary, peer-reviewed journal dedicated to pursuing fundamental questions on the forms and functions of the symbolic. Symbolism publishes high-profile research on topics related to the use of figurative language, thought and signification in artistic expression and representation. While maintaining a strong literary focus, the annual also inquires into practices of the symbolic across discourses in media ranging from the cinema and painting to opera, sculpture and other arts.

Essays on Found Footage Horror Films in the 21st Century

updated: 
Thursday, February 2, 2017 - 7:52pm
Jackson Cooper
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, March 1, 2017

deadline for submissions:

March 1 (Abstract)

September 20, 2017 (Final Draft)

Editor:

Jackson Cooper/ Film Researcher; Author: Carnival of Souls (Devil’s Advocates, Auteur Press UK, 2017) 

From the earliest example of mockumentary horror filmmaking with Cannibal Holocaust, found footage has become a trope du jour in the horror film genre. FF films are found in a variety of mediums: feature length films, shorts, and web series. According to the site FoundFootageCritic.com, the sub genre's narrative structure can be identified into four categories:

The Arts of Spinoza + Pacific Spinoza

updated: 
Thursday, February 2, 2017 - 6:06pm
University of Auckland and Auckland University of Technology
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, February 14, 2017

EXTENDED DEADLINE: Abstracts will now be accepted up to Tuesday 14 February. Abstracts submitted by this date will receive a decision around the second half of March or sooner. Send abstracts to pacificspinoza@gmail.com. (Those who have already submitted abstracts, thank you -- decisions will be sent out for these by late February or latest early March.)

Full details at: www.interstices.ac.nz/call-for-papers-spinoza-auckland-2017/

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PLENARIES / KEYNOTES include:

Anticipatory Materialisms [DEADLINE EXTENDED]

updated: 
Thursday, February 2, 2017 - 10:24am
Lancaster University
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Anticipatory Materialisms Conference  

Lancaster University 24th March 2017

 

Keynote Speaker

Eileen John, Associate Professor of Philosophy, University of Warwick

  

'So shall my anticipation prevent your discovery' (Hamlet II.ii.295). 

Dismantling Inequality through Dialogues of Conscience

updated: 
Wednesday, February 1, 2017 - 10:31pm
New Jersey College English Association
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Dismantling Inequality through Dialogues of Conscience

NJCEA 40th Annual Conference, April 1, 2017

Seton Hall University

Keynote Speaker:  Dr. John Keene, Chair of African American and African Studies Department, Rutgers University-Newark. 

The New Jersey College English Association solicits 250-500 word proposals for panels, papers, workshops or roundtables on all aspects of “Dismantling Inequality” for its annual spring conference.

Topics of interest may include but are not limited to:

  • Empowering Vernacular Voices  

  • Dialogues of Protestors

submission deadline extended: THE ANATOMY OF LOVE: issue 14 of [sic] - a journal of literature, culture and literary translation

updated: 
Wednesday, February 1, 2017 - 8:11pm
[sic] - a journal of literature, culture and literary translation, University of Zadar, Croatia
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, February 14, 2017

[sic] – a journal of literature, culture and literary translation
University of Zadar
Obala kralja Petra Krešimira IV. br 2
23000 Zadar
www.sic-journal.org

Call for Papers for issue 14 of [sic]:THE ANATOMY OF LOVE

How We Make [Deadline Extended]

updated: 
Wednesday, February 1, 2017 - 5:33pm
University of Florida TRACE Innovation Initiative
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, April 1, 2017

How We Make

TRACE publishes online peer-reviewed collections in ecology, posthumanism, and media studies. Providing an interdisciplinary forum for scholars, we focus on the ethical and material impact of technology. We welcome submissions in a variety of media that engage cultures, theories, and environments to “trace” the connections across and within various ecologies.

Order and Disorder: The (De)Construction of Narrative in Literature and Thought

updated: 
Wednesday, February 1, 2017 - 11:05am
Boston College English Graduate Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, February 6, 2017

 “Narrative identity takes part in the story’s movement, in the dialectic between order and disorder.”

                                    --Paul Ricoeur

Marking the indistinct boundary between “a mere sequence of moments” and “a story” is the complex but inescapable concept of narrative. Narratives appear to order and unify events, creating a sense of coherent meaning, yet the narratives by which we order our lives—narratives of gender, race, class, nation, etc.—are always internally troubled.

Vulnerabilities

updated: 
Wednesday, February 1, 2017 - 12:24am
University of Silesia; Silesian Museum
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, February 19, 2017

Call for Papers

VULNERABILITIES

6-8 July, 2017

The Silesian Museum, Katowice, Poland

 

Extended deadline: 19 February, 2017

 

Confirmed Keynote Speakers:

Sharon P. Holland (UNC-Chapel Hill)

Joanna Zylinska (Goldsmiths, University of London)

Bracha Ettinger (European Graduate School)

 

Margins

updated: 
Tuesday, January 31, 2017 - 11:11am
Clemson University Department of English
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 10, 2017

Margins 2017 4/12-14 at Clemson University

Margins is now accepting proposals that explore the interplay between applications of digital method and humanistic inquiry. The goal is to create a space wherein concepts that seem to linger at the edge of the digital humanities like race, gender, power, and disability may be explored in light of the new methods and perspectives that the application of digital tools furnish. Potential paper topics may include but are not limited to:

Anthropocene/Andropocene

updated: 
Tuesday, January 31, 2017 - 8:49am
Thomas Spitzer-Hanks/MLA 2018
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, March 1, 2017

Proposed MLA 2018 Special Session: Anthropocene/Andropocene       

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