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Reminder: Messengers from the Stars journal, n. 4 - 2019 issue

updated: 
Wednesday, April 25, 2018 - 9:30am
Messengers from the Stars
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, June 15, 2018

CFP

 

Journal Messengers from the Stars: 

On Science Fiction and Fantasy

No. 4, 2019

 

Edited by: Danièle André & Christopher Becker

 

Co-edited by: Angélica Varandas & José Duarte

 

Messengers from the Stars is an international, peer-reviewed journal, offering academic articles, reviews, and providing an outlet for a wide range of creative work inspired by science fiction and fantasy. The 2019 issue will be dedicated to the theme

 

Reminder: ReFocus: The Films of João Pedro Rodrigues & João Rui Guerra da Mata

updated: 
Wednesday, April 25, 2018 - 9:28am
José Duarte/Filipa Rosário - School of Arts and Humanities
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, June 15, 2018

ReFocus: The Films of João Pedro Rodrigues & João Rui Guerra da Mata

 

With a career that spans over twenty years, João Pedro Rodrigues and João Rui Guerra da Mata are one of the most creative duos in contemporary filmmaking working within the context of Portuguese cinema. Acknowledged by several film festivals (Cannes, Indie Lisboa, Locarno, New York) as major Portuguese directors, and by the Harvard Film Archive as creators whose works “reflect the multifarious history of film, from classic genres to experimental film”, both filmmakers have contributed to the growing interest in Portuguese cinema.

 

Things Have Changed: Twenty-First-Century Dylan

updated: 
Wednesday, April 25, 2018 - 9:25am
Artois University, France
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, June 30, 2018

 

THINGS HAVE CHANGED: TWENTY-FIRST-CENTURY DYLAN

 

International Conference at Artois University, Arras, France: Thursday 6th -Friday 7th December 2018

 

Guest of Honour: Professor Sir Christopher Ricks

 

THE LEFT CONFERENCE - PHOTOGRAPHY AND FILM International Conference

updated: 
Wednesday, April 25, 2018 - 9:24am
Faculty of Belas Artes of the University of Lisbon and Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities of Universidade NOVA de Lisboa
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, June 21, 2018

 

THE LEFT CONFERENCE - PHOTOGRAPHY AND FILM 

International Conference

 

 

The aim of the third edition of The Left Conference, Photography and Filmis to debate the use of photographs and film from a leftist stance. In particular, to critical examine and explore the relation of documentarypractices with political commitment in different historical circumstances throughout the twentieth century and the early twenty first century.

Creative China: an Interdisciplinary Anthology

updated: 
Wednesday, April 25, 2018 - 9:22am
Kate Rose
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, May 25, 2018

Call for Papers: Creative China

Anthology coordinated by Kate Rose, PhD, Professor at China University of Mining and Technology and Researcher with the International Center for Comparative Sinology

Please send an abstract, 300-800 words, by May 25, 2018 to daretotell@yahoo.com

Complete contributions (3,000-6,000 words) by July 25, 2018 to daretotell@yahoo.com

Call for Papers (critical essays [on literature, comics, and film] and personal memoir, fiction, poetry) Special Double Issue: Disability Studies and Ecocriticism: Critical and Creative Intersections. Studies in the Humanities

updated: 
Wednesday, April 25, 2018 - 9:16am
Studies in the Humanities
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, June 1, 2018

Our first call garnered many fine proposals. We need, however, one or two more proposals to complete our double issue. We are happy to consider new proposals or revised proposals that have been previously considered.

Please see the full CFP below. These are the current tentative headings on our contents page: 

Southeastern American Studies Association (SASA) 2019 CFP

updated: 
Wednesday, April 25, 2018 - 9:14am
Southeastern American Studies Association
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, August 1, 2018

Call for PapersSoutheastern American Studies Association (SASA)March 14-16, 2019Emory Conference Center and HotelAtlanta, GeorgiaSubmission Deadline: August 1, 2018 Looking Back, Talking Back, Moving Forward Black Lives Matter, the #MeToo Movement, the Women’s March, DREAMERs, the March for Our Lives. In recent years, we have witnessed—whether on the ground or via social media—a diversity of individuals and groups speaking up and talking back publicly in response to systemic intimidation and violence that has marginalized certain populations within and beyond the United States. Some say that we are at a watershed moment in U.S. history, but are we? Who and what have come before, and in what ways did they succeed and/or fail?

3rd International Conference on Stereo & Immersive Media

updated: 
Wednesday, April 25, 2018 - 9:10am
Universidade Lusófona de Humanidades e Tecnologias i
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, May 7, 2018

The 3rd International Conference on Stereo & Immersive Media focuses on visual and sound media renowned for their immersive features.

 

Stereo and immersive technologies have been widening the fields of photography and sound since the 19th century, contributing to the emergence of a progressively immersive media culture. This conference aims to bring together photography and sound research fields bridging their historical and contemporary relationship with expanded and immersive environments (e.g. panoramas, virtual reality, sound art).

 

Smells and their meanings

updated: 
Wednesday, April 25, 2018 - 9:03am
University of Lille (France)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, June 15, 2018

The sense of smell is certainly less developed in humans than sight or hearing, both of which enable us to orient ourselves in space. This is why the social sciences and humanities have been more inclined to study the other senses. Although it is more difficult to verbalize an emotion from a smell (Dubois, 2009), human beings are nonetheless able to perceive thousands of them and internalize them with a strong emotional charge (Le Guérer, 2002), with the understanding that the "olfactory discourse" also enables humans to express their relationship with respect to the world - adaptation or alienation – based upon a given communicative situation.

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