JSR: Journal for the Study of Radicalism—a print academic journal published by Michigan State University Press—announces a call for articles and reviews for our twelfth year of issues. We are interested in articles on radicalism in a wide range of contexts and areas, and encourage articles from humanities and social science perspectives. The Journal for the Study of Radicalism engages in serious, scholarly exploration of the forms, representations, meanings, and historical influences of radical social movements.
ecocriticism and environmental studies
SFS is planning a special issue on “Science Fiction and the Climate Crisis” that we see as part of an urgent and ongoing conversation with colleagues in the humanities, the social sciences, and the sciences. In the energy humanities and other interdisciplinary fields, the climate crisis unfolds differentially as description, allegory, abstract model, immanent materiality, slow apocalypse, and the end of humanist philosophy. We welcome submissions that address the intersections of science fiction and the climate crisis in historical and/or theoretical terms and in multiple media forms from the pulps to science-fiction media and art.
Reclamation Ecopoetics of the African Diaspora
MLA 2018, January 4-7, New York City
A panel organized by the Association for the Study of Literature and Environment
Call for Papers
The 7th Issue of Localities
We are looking for papers, stories, and poetry for the new issue of Republica Intelligentsia. Specifically, we are looking for literary texts that are explicitly philosophical, or philosophical texts, which cross into the realm of literature. For this issue, we want pieces critical of the current turn towards conservatism. Works tackling the environmental crisis, late capitalism, and LGBTQI studies will be considered. For more information and to make a submission, please visit https://www.republica-intelligentsia.com/submissions/
This panel seeks papers about any aspect of Early Modern Drama and Ecocriticism. Presenters are welcome to address the SAMLA 89 theme, as well as themes important to the study of Early Modern drama and Ecocriticism (i.e. nature, ecology, anthropocentrism, recycling, and sustainability). Responses to some of the following boundary transgressions in popular culture are particularly encouraged: How does Early Modern drama alert audiences to the materiality and interconnectivity of human subjectivity? How do the storms, anatomy lessons, catalogues of plants and animals, and forests in the old plays we read inform the contemporary climate crisis? How does Early Modern drama complicate the “anthropo” of the Anthropocene?
UPDATED CFP- EXTENDED SUBMISSION DEADLINE!!!!
Centre for Media and Celebrity Studies (CMCS) 5th International Conference
Bridging Gaps: Where is the Critic in Television Journalism?
CUNY School of Journalism
New York City, USA
August 31-September 1, 2017
Conference Keynote Speakers:
Associate Dean & Professor, CUNY Graduate School of Journalism
P. David Marshall
Professor & Personal Chair in New Media, Communication & Cultural Studies, Deakin University
Conference Key Media Speaker:
MLA 2018 (4-7 Jan, NYC) The 19th-century American forum is seeking abstracts for a panel proposal onDebilitating Spaces. This panel will interrogate geographies of physical or psycho-social debilitation across the long nineteenth century. How did spatial configurations of race, class, gender, sexuality, able-bodiedness, and environment distribute and/or inflect experiences of debilitation? Please send an abstract, contact info, and a brief bio to Hsuan L. Hsu (hsuanLhsu@gmail.com) by March 15.
Seeking proposals for papers that examine comics and graphic novels considering any aspect of ecocriticism. Please send 250-word abstracts and bios by 10 March 2017 to Juan Meneses at firstname.lastname@example.org.
NANO: New American Notes Online
Issue 13 Call for Papers
Due by: December 2, 2017
Special Issue: The Anthropocene
Guest Editors: Kyle Wiggins and Brandon Krieg