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Art in the Anthropocene

Sunday, December 23, 2018 - 12:37pm
Trinity College Dublin
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, January 15, 2019

Call for Papers

Call for Papers and Proposals


Art in the Anthropocene


Conference in the Long Room Hub, Trinity College Dublin, 7 to 9 June 2019


The School for Creative Arts and the “Identities in Transformation” Steering Group invite you to participate in the conference “Art in the Anthropocene” at Trinity College Dublin from Friday 7 June to Sunday 9 June 2019. The conference is being organised in collaboration with the Trinity Centre for Environmental Humanities, and the Science Gallery’s exhibition on PLASTIC.

CFP: What is Technology? (2019)

Wednesday, November 21, 2018 - 4:02am
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 (1) practical arts and tools, (2) techniques and processes, (3) moral knowledge and imagination, to navigate our everchanging media/life/universe. In a broad sense, technology can be understood as (4) methods of intelligent inquiry and problem-solving in all domains of human life. The conference-experience will enact a collaborative network of transdisciplinary research by cultivating communication as the heart of science, technology, engineering, art, mathematics, and environments.

Short Forms and Adolescence

Tuesday, November 6, 2018 - 5:44am
University of Angers, France
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, January 31, 2019

Short Forms and Adolescence CFP for a three-day conference at the University of Angers, France
Organizers: François Hugonnier and Karima Thomas
June 19-21, 2019 Guest speaker: Michael Cart (USA) 

Towards Extinction, To Ward Off Extinction [deadline for submissions: Feb. 1st]

Friday, January 11, 2019 - 9:31am
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, February 1, 2019

Towards Extinction, To Ward Off Extinction

7-9 November 2019, University of Lille (FRANCE)

Convened by: Thomas Dutoit (CECILLE), Sarah Jonckheere (CECILLE/IdA), and Laura Lainväe (EMMA) 

Keynote speakers:

Sarah Wood, co-editor and advisory board of OLR and Angelaki (UK)

Jesse Oak Taylor, University of Washington (USA)

Ursula K. Heise, UCLA (USA)


TrentAging2019 Take Back Aging

Wednesday, October 24, 2018 - 12:57pm
North American and European Networks of Aging Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, November 1, 2018

Take Back Aging: Power, Critique, Imagination

May 28 - 31, 2019, Trent University, Peterborough, Canada


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:


Time/Le temps

Monday, October 22, 2018 - 4:05pm
International Medieval Society Paris
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, November 30, 2018

Time/ Le temps

Symposium of the International Medieval Society, Paris

Paris, 8–10 July /juillet 2019


Call for Papers:

 “What is time?” asked St. Augustine. “Who can comprehend this even in thought so as to articulate the answer in words? Yet what do we speak of, in our familiar everyday conversation, more than of time?”

DEADLINE EXTENDED for Difference and Indifference in Irish Studies

Thursday, January 10, 2019 - 3:51am
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, February 15, 2019


“Difference and Indifference in Irish Studies”

29 - 31 May 2019
University of the Balearic Islands

“Pilgrimages and Tourism” International Conference

Wednesday, October 24, 2018 - 1:37pm
London Centre for Interdisciplinary Research
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, February 15, 2019

“Pilgrimages and Tourism”International Conference15-16 June, 2019 – Cambridge, UKorganised byLondon Centre for Interdisciplinary Research


Pilgrimages are ancient practices of humankind and are associated with a great variety of religious, spiritual and secular traditions. In today’s world the number of visits to sacred sites such as Santiago de Compostela (Spain), La Virgen de Guadalupe (Mexico), Matka Boska Czetochowska (Poland), secular places  such as Graceland, home of Elvis Presley, Eifel Tower in Paris, Hiroshima Peace Museum and virtual pilgrimages, facilitated by video and satellite links is growing. With them, tourism both individual and in groups has been steadily increasing and changing.