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III INSULA International Colloquium Beyond Nature/Artifice

Friday, June 16, 2017 - 12:28pm
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, June 30, 2017

there is no singular ‘nature’ as such, only a diversity of contested natures; and that eachsuch nature is constituted through a variety of socio-cultural processes from which such natures cannot be plausibly separated.

Macnaghten, P. and Urry, J. (1998), Contested natures

Interstices 19 - Surface/Pattern

Friday, June 16, 2017 - 12:27pm
Interstices: Journal of Architecture and Related Arts
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, July 31, 2017

Surface and ornament are periodically reviewed, discarded and pursued. More recently, there has been an interest in the writing of Aby Warburg, Alois Riegl, Gottfried Semper, Adolf Loos, Hermann Muthesius, and Le Corbusier. They have been made prominent by issues of animation (see, for example, Papapetros 2012, Payne 2013, van Eck 2014) and digitation (see for example Spuybroek 2008 and Schumacher 2009).

Critical Mass: New Doors In Critical Theory -- NeMLA 2018

Friday, June 16, 2017 - 12:25pm
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, September 30, 2017

Works of literature can be viewed from many angles or schools of critical thought and yield "meaning" dependent on through what school you choose to critique a text. Marjorie Garber closes her book The Use and Abuse of Literature stating

Literary interpretation, like literature, does not seek answers or closure. A multiplicity of persuasive and well-argued "meanings" does not mean the death or loss of meaning, but rather the living presence of the literary work in culture, society, and the individual creative imagination. To say that closure is impossible is to acknowledge the richness and fecundity of both the reading and the writing process.

Open CFP/New Journal -- Intraspection

Friday, June 16, 2017 - 12:24pm
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, November 1, 2017

Intraspection, a new journal of rhetoric, culture, and style, is accepting submissions for its open-themed inaugural issue in 2018. To submit, go to and click on Submissions for guidelines. 

Humanities for STEM: Using Archives to Bridge the Two Culture Divide (proposals due Sept. 15, 2017 for symposium in New York City, April 2018)

Thursday, June 15, 2017 - 10:43am
Humanities for STEM Research Collaborative
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 15, 2017

Call for PapersHumanities for STEMUsing Archives to Bridge the Two Culture DivideHumanities for STEM Research Collaborative Symposium | New York University | April 6-7, 2018 

CFP Deadline: Friday, September 15, 2017

Humanities for STEM is a research collaborative at New York University that focuses on how the study of primary sources, archival research, and associated methodologies of the humanities can be used to enhance the understanding of science (including medicine), technology, engineering, and mathematics. We are convening a symposium in April 2018 and seek papers from faculty, librarians, archivists, and others along this theme.

Il carcere come spazio letterario

Thursday, June 15, 2017 - 10:42am
Filomena Fantarella
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, September 30, 2017

Dear All, please consider submitting an abstract for the panel "Il carcere come spazio letterario" that will be held during the next NeMLA Annual Convention - April 12-15, 2018 Pittsburgh, PA The aim of this panel is to explore the idea of prison as a literary space.

Deconstructing Islamophobia

Wednesday, July 5, 2017 - 7:00pm
Katelynn Phillips
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, July 15, 2017

Call for Papers

                                                                                                                Deconstructing Islamophobia Conference

September 16 and 17, 2017

At Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green OH


Please submit a 250-300 word abstract for a 15-minute paper, musical performance, short film, or creative presentation by July 15, 2017 at:

Journal Messengers from the Stars: On Science Fiction and Fantasy No. 3, 2018 (New deadline)

Thursday, June 15, 2017 - 10:36am
Messengers from the Stars Journal
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, June 30, 2017

Journal Messengers from the Stars: On Science Fiction and Fantasy No. 3, 2018 (new deadline - June 30)! Edited by: Martin Simonson & Raúl Montero Gilete Co-edited by: Angélica Varandas, Ana Daniela Coelho & 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. It aims at promoting science fiction and fantasy in the humanities while, at the same time, providing a forum for discussion on all aspects of science fiction and fantasy by welcoming innovative approaches and critical methodologies to the critical and creative landscape.