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Soapbox: Journal for Cultural Analysis​ 1.2 “Off the Grid”

Thursday, November 1, 2018 - 9:14am
Soapbox: Journal for Cultural Analysis
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, December 1, 2018

Grids govern our landscapes and cityscapes, our paintings and grocery lists, our maps and our borders, both walled and imaginary. They get us our energy and water, they fuel our online social lives, and structure the ways we perceive and move through space. On the one hand, the grid is a representational mode, one of rendering the world under a Euclidean regime of points, lines, and areas. On the other, it is the material infrastructure of utilities, transit routes and architecture. In an increasingly networked control society, data, numbers, and figures are in a constant feedback loop with material reality.

CFP: Esotericism & Occultism @ Southwest PCA EXTENSION!

Thursday, November 1, 2018 - 9:09am
Southwest Popular/American Culture Association
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, November 15, 2018

Call for Papers – DEADLINE EXTENDED!

Esotericism & Occultism

Southwest Popular / American Culture Association (SWPACA)


40th Annual Conference, February 20-23, 2019

Hyatt Regency Hotel & Conference Center

Albuquerque, New Mexico

Proposal submission deadline: November 1, 2018  November 15, 2018


CFP: What is Technology? (2019)

Tuesday, March 12, 2019 - 5:28pm
Janet Wasko / University of Oregon
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 21, 2018

APRIL 11–13, 2019

What is Technology? will examine interactions and transactions among practical arts and tools, techniques and processes, moral knowledge and imagination, to navigate our everchanging world. In a broad sense, technology can be understood as methods of intelligent inquiry and problem-solving into all domains of life. The conference-experience will enact a collaborative network of transdisciplinary research by cultivating information and communication as the heart of science, technology, engineering, art, medicine, and environments.

Addressing Readers: The Pragmatics of Communication from the First Printed Novels in English to 20th-and 21st-Century Digital Fiction

Wednesday, October 24, 2018 - 1:01pm
University Paul Valéry - Montpellier 3, France
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, May 20, 2019

Call for Papers: “Addressing Readers”

Venue: University Paul-Valéry Montpellier III

Date: 28-29 November 2019

Research lab: EMMA, Etudes Montpelliéraines du Monde Anglophone (

Conveners: Virginie Iché & Sandrine Sorlin

Conference website:


2nd Annual Conference on Artificial Intelligence, Ethics and Society

Monday, October 22, 2018 - 3:51pm
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, November 2, 2018

As AI is becoming more pervasive in our lives, its impact on society is more significant, raising ethical concerns and challenges regarding issues such as value alignment, safety and security, data handling and bias, regulations, accountability, transparency, privacy, and workforce displacement. Only a multidisciplinary effort can find the best ways to address these concerns, including experts from disciplines such as ethics, philosophy, economics, sociology, psychology, law, history, and political science. In order to address these issues in a scientific context, AAAI and ACM have joined forces to start a new conference, the AAAI/ACM Conference on AI, Ethics, and Society.


Call for Submissions: Screen Bodies

Tuesday, November 20, 2018 - 12:02pm
Screen Bodies: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Experience, Perception, and Display
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, November 30, 2018

Screen Bodies is a peer-reviewed journal focusing on the intersection of Screen Studies and Body Studies across disciplines, institutions, and media. It is a forum promoting research on various aspects of embodiment on and in front of screens through articles, reviews, and interviews. The journal considers moving and still images, whether from the entertainment industry, information technologies, or news and media outlets, including cinema, television, the internet, and gallery spaces.

Digital and Archival Approaches to Theater History

Monday, October 22, 2018 - 3:31pm
Laura Aydelotte, University of Pennsylvania
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 7, 2018

The University of Pennsylvania’s Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts is calling for papers for the conference on Digital and Archival Approaches to Theater History.  The conference will take place in honor of the first year of the NEH funded Philadelphia Playbills Project on January 17-18, 2019.

ABO: An Interactive Journal for Women in the Arts, 1640-1830 (Digital Humanities Section)

Thursday, October 25, 2018 - 10:15am
Tonya Howe / Digital Humanities Section Editor, ABO
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, December 31, 2018

ABO: An Interactive Journal for Women in the Arts, 1640-1830 ( solicits articles that provide practical, theoretical, and critical ways of engaging women and the arts, 1640-1830, through digital means.

Among other topics, articles might analyze or encourage new ways of looking at texts connected to women and the arts, or women’s presence and absence in electronic collections, projects, or data sets. ABO also solicits peer reviews of digital tools and projects focusing on women in the arts, 1640-1830, and invites submission of digital tools and projects for peer review.