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(CFP: PAMLA 2017) Images of Crisis

Tuesday, May 9, 2017 - 8:21am
Toshiaki Komura / Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, May 21, 2017

Session Title - Images of Crisis: Poetic Ways of Seeing Disasters

This session seeks papers on representations of "crisis" in literature, broadly defined. A non-exhaustive list of the questions raised by this panel may include: what happens when images of crises, disasters, or ruins are mediated through literature? How do images connect to understanding and knowledge? How does ekphrasis limit or enhance the possibilities of empathy? What are the obligations of our conscience as readers? What are the ethics of writing or reading about cruelties and atrocities? Areas of inquiry encompass, but are not limited to, the following:

Memories, Marks and Imprints

Tuesday, May 2, 2017 - 4:20am
CELEC, Jean Monnet University, Saint-Etienne, France
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, May 31, 2017

November 20-21, 2017

Université Jean Monnet, Saint- Etienne, France

Organized by : Elisabeth Bouzonviller, Floriane Reviron-Piégay and Emmanuelle Souvignet


Keynote speaker: Nancy K. Miller, Distinguished Professor of English and Comparative Literature at the Graduate Center, CUNY,

teacher, feminist author, memoirist, author of the following books (among others).

Breathless: An American Girl in Paris, Seal, 2013.

What They Saved: Pieces of a Jewish Past, University of Nebraska Press, 2011.

But Enough About Me: Why We Read Other People's Lives. Columbia University Press, 2002. 

Journal of Intercultural Inquiry

Wednesday, April 26, 2017 - 1:37pm
Dr Geoffrey Nash, University of Sunderland, UK
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, October 31, 2017

CFP Journal of Intercultural Inquiry

Call for Papers Date:

Date Submitted: 2017-04-26
Contact email:

Religion, Normativity, Method

Wednesday, April 26, 2017 - 1:36pm
Virginia Graduate Colloquium - UVa Religious Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, July 1, 2017


Religion, Method, Normativity 

Virginia Graduate Colloquium

Theology, Ethics, Culture

 University of Virginia

13-14 October 2017


Religions make normative claims and scholars have normative commitments. However, religious studies often conceives of itself as an empirical discipline, aligning itself with other disciplines that are ostensibly descriptive, like history, sociology, and anthropology. This tension has led to polarization within religious studies.

Haunt Journal of Art Vol. 4

Wednesday, April 26, 2017 - 1:37pm
Haunt Journal of Art | UC Irvine Dept. of Art
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, May 7, 2017

Haunt Journal of Art is a vessel for critical interrogations of writing as both a tool for artistic expression and a means for analyzing creative practices. Ours is a commitment to providing a platform for new textual forms and strategies wherein the production of writing and art may serve one another.

CFP: How is it Possible to Think Through and Beyond Catastrophe? Composing for a Common, Livable World

Wednesday, April 26, 2017 - 1:36pm
Ron Milland, Critical Legal Conference: University of Warwick
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, May 31, 2017

The slowly unfolding catastrophe currently referred to as ‘Anthropocene’ generates a number of dire questions that we cannot even ask – let alone begin to answer – without deep thought. This panel asks how such deep thought might be possible in the face of the self-indulgent apocalypse narratives (Haraway), barbarism, infernal alternatives and sorcery (Stengers), and blind panic / desire to look away (Klein) that are engendered in catastrophic time. What creative practices and pathways can we cultivate to make thought possible?

Amongst the many perspectives we may consider is this provocation from “Staying with the Trouble” by Donna Haraway:

Call for Papers- Colorado Critical Review Issue 2.1

Wednesday, April 26, 2017 - 1:35pm
Colorado Critical Review
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, May 26, 2017

We are pleased to announce that the Colorado Critical Review (CCR) is currently seeking submissions for issue 2.1 from both emerging and established scholars.

Firmly centered on the importance of critique, advocacy, and the forwarding of alternatives, CCR seeks to publish a comprehensive and diverse body of work that supports these ideals. We seek a broad range of submissions in a variety of formats and approaches—scholarly articles, essays, interviews, designs, art, poetry, multimedia and other works—that encourage and codify interdisciplinarity through incisiveness, analysis, ingenuity and integration. 

Special Issue on Human Values in the Digital Media Age

Tuesday, April 25, 2017 - 12:39pm
SAGE Publications India Pvt Ltd
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, June 30, 2017

Submit your research to the upcoming special issue of Journal of Human Values

Special Issue on “Human Values in the Digital Media Age” (January 2018)

Guest Editors: Smeeta Mishra, Business Ethics and Communication Group, Indian Institute of Management Calcutta and Amani Ismail, Department of Journalism and Mass Communication, The American University in Cairo

To not cognize the impact of the digital media age on our very livelihoods would at best be naïve negligence of an inevitable reality, at worst a lost opportunity to understand a critical dimension in shaping who we are.

Food Transformations: Eating and Wasting in the Anthropocene

Tuesday, April 25, 2017 - 12:39pm
Kritika Kultura
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, October 15, 2017

Food in the 21st century would be unrecognizable to our great grandparents. Canadian ecocritic Susie O’Brien has recently explained in an interview in ARIEL that “food is a rich site through which to think about a number of things: environment, colonialism, culture, affect, subjectivity, among others.” There is an urgency to theorizing about food, especially given the fact that hunger is seriously at odds with the promises of industrial agriculture. Indeed, according to Vandana Shiva, “industrial agriculture has not produced more food.

Contemporary Studies Panel

Wednesday, April 26, 2017 - 10:29am
Midwest Popular Culture Association
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, May 15, 2017


2017 Midwest Popular Culture Association Conference

Wednesday-Sunday, 18-22 October 2017

Hyatt Regency St. Louis at the Arch

315 Chestnut St.

St. Louis, MO 63102

Deadline: April 30 2017