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Feminisms In Motion: Migrations, Upheavals, Relocations

Monday, February 12, 2018 - 9:33am
Institute of Romance Languages and Translations Studies (University of Silesia, Katowice)
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, March 31, 2018

Feminisms In Motion: Migrations, Upheavals, Relocations

Call for Papers
4-6 October, 2018
CINiBA Katowice, Poland

Feminist Ethics and the Question of Gender

Monday, February 12, 2018 - 9:22am
Societas Ethica
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, April 3, 2018

Call for Papers: Feminist Ethics and the Question of Gender / Feministische Ethik und die Frage nach dem Geschlecht

Why should feminist ethics and gender be a central focus in the work of philosophical and theological ethics? While this question has been discussed within the fields of feminist and gender theory, philosophers and theologians have often overlooked the category of gender in their work.

Regional Identities & Coastal Communities of the Pacific

Saturday, February 24, 2018 - 7:34am
New Zealand Studies Association / University of Aveiro, Portugal
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, March 11, 2018

Papers can consider all topics related to the Pacific and New Zealand, with priority given to papers that address the themes of ‘regional identities’ and/or ‘coastal communities’. We are particularly interested in papers that consider space and place in relation to the coast, beaches and beyond. However, interpretations of the theme are broad and can include national, urban and rural identities, town and country, gender and ethnicity, cultural expressions and local industries, the environment and climate change. The conference fee includes annual membership to the NZSA, which for 2018 includes a twice-yearly journal.

MLA 2019 Pitch to Page: Teaching the Publication Process

Friday, February 9, 2018 - 11:25am
Claire Sommers, The Graduate Center, CUNY
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, March 1, 2018

Professors have been advised to “publish or perish” for nearly 100 years. First coined in 1927, this phrase warns professors that in order to maintain their jobs, they must publish their work. Publishing has always been central to academia, as it is the primary vehicle through which scholars share their research with a larger audience. Yet, in recent years, academia has changed so that publishing is not reserved for those who are already professors. Instead, publishing has become a requirement for any one who is applying to become a professor, with PhD students being encouraged to publish their research before they have finished their degrees.

The logics of persuasion. Between anthropology and rhetoric

Friday, February 9, 2018 - 11:25am
Department of Cultures and Societies
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, March 25, 2018

Call for papers

The logics of persuasion. Between anthropology and rhetoric


International Conference

University of Palermo, April 19 - 20, 2018

Polo Didattico, Building 12, Seminar room A and Multi-medial room A


Deadline for receiving abstracts: March 25, 2018


UPDATE Computational Methods for Literary-Historical Textual Studies, 3-5 July 2018

Sunday, April 15, 2018 - 8:19am
Gabriel Egan / De Montfort University
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, May 1, 2018

The Centre for Textual Studies at De Montfort University in Leicester, England, is running a three-day international conference to  showcase and explore the latest methods for analyzing literary and historical texts using computers. A particular focus will be the ways in which literary and historical scholarship will turn increasingly algorithmic in the future as we invent wholly new kinds of questions to ask of our texts because we have wholly new ways to investigate them. The conference will bring together, and put into fruitful dialogue, scholars using traditional literary and historical methods and those exploring and inventing new computational methods, to their mutual benefit.

Heresy Studies Conference

Wednesday, February 7, 2018 - 9:14am
International Society for Heresy Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, April 1, 2018

Third Conference of the International Society for Heresy Studies

with the Queen Mary Centre for Religion and Literature


“Heresy and Borders”


Senate House, London, 15-16 June 2018

CFP Deadline: April 1, 2018


Sowell Collection Conference

Tuesday, February 6, 2018 - 9:19am
Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texac Tech U
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, March 15, 2018

The Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library of Texas Tech University is hosting a conference in Lubbock, TX, April 19-21, 2018.  Barry Lopez will be our featured speaker. 

We accept both creative and scholarly papers/panels.  We prefer creative work grounded in the natural world and critical/scholarly papers dealing in some way with writers whose work is included in the Sowell Collection.  However, we always take a very broad (and we hope welcoming) approach to thoughtful and thought provoking proposals.

Call for Panel Proposals for International Sculpture Conference

Tuesday, February 6, 2018 - 9:10am
International Sculpture Center
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, March 12, 2018

The International Sculpture Center (ISC) is seeking panel proposals for the 28th International Sculpture Conference in Philadelphia, PA. Over 300 sculpture enthusiasts from around the world will gather this October 25-28, 2018 for engaging panel discussions, peer networking, and exciting cultural events surrounding topics in contemporary sculpture.


Submissions must be 200 words and include a clear but brief statement of the panel objective. Panel topics include:


Body and Context

Re-imagining Monuments – Old and New

Working to Strengthen and Engage the Civic Commons

Art and Science

Affect and Effect:  Sculpture in Politics and Freedom

Artist-Run and Collaborative Spaces