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[CFP] Un/masking. On a mimetic form (4-6. July 2019, Munich)

Tuesday, December 18, 2018 - 8:44am
IDP Mimesis
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, January 15, 2019


Un/masking. On a mimetic form

6th Conference of the IDP Mimesis
4th – 6th July 2019, Zentralinstitut für Kunstgeschichte Munich and LMU Munich

Global Souths Conference Call for Papers

Wednesday, October 31, 2018 - 8:58am
Global Souths Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, December 31, 2018


An Interdisciplinary Conference

April 4-6, 2019// The University of Louisiana-Lafayette

Lafayette, Louisiana



Whether in the American or global context, Souths are the site of cheap labor, once exploited agriculturally and then industrially for the profit of the colonizing and industrialized and technologically advanced Norths.

—James L. Peacock, Carla Jones, and Catherine Brooks, “Gatokaca Drive,”

The American South in a Global World (2005)

Counter-image International Conference

Tuesday, October 30, 2018 - 2:02pm
Faculdade de Ciências Sociais e Humanas da Universidade Nova de Lisboa
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, December 10, 2018


International Conference

Faculdade de Ciências Sociais e Humanas, Universidade Nova de Lisboa

6th and 7th May 2019




Call for Papers


Representations of Disaster

Tuesday, October 30, 2018 - 1:44pm
Department of French and Italian at the University of Pittsburgh
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, January 15, 2019

On the occasion of the Year of the Global at the University of Pittsburgh
The Department of French & Italian Presents:

Representations of Disaster
Call for Papers
An Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Conference
March 8-9, 2019

Keynote Speaker:
Dr. Deborah Jenson
Professor of Romance Studies and Global Health
Duke University

Reading of Belle merveille by Poet and Novelist James Noël

CFP: Health & Sickness: (G)hosts and Liminal Lives *Deadline Extended: 01/31/19*

Tuesday, January 22, 2019 - 1:02pm
New York University / Columbia University
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, January 31, 2019

We seek projects pertaining to health, sickness, and everything in between and at the extremes of these conditions that span and involve the Spanish-speaking and Lusophone worlds. Drawing on a variety of approaches, including but not limited to, biopolitics, necropolitics, spirituality and religion, queer studies, the history of medicine and epidemics, and affect theory, we invite you to consider the figure of the (g)host, regardless of your period of interest. Questions about the limits of the bodily and conceptualizations of liminality as well as interdisciplinary papers are of particular interest.

“Environment at the Margins” and Global Anglophone/Postcolonial African Novels

Monday, October 29, 2018 - 10:50am
Oklahoma State University
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, December 15, 2018

This panel, which has been accepted for the 2019 ASLE biennial conference, seeks to respond to the following questions, among others: How do contemporary African novels inform us about the cultural formations and emerging global realities in the post-1960 world and help us reimagine African environments at the margins? In what ways postcolonial ecocritical engagements with African fictional narratives are crucial to open up the imaginative horizon of non-Western environmental epistemologies and ontologies? Why is the novel form significant in invoking both the place-based and the planetary sense of environmental imagination?

Lenin 2020 collection (calls for abstracts)

Monday, October 29, 2018 - 10:42am
Alla Ivanchikova @ Rob Maclean
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, October 31, 2018

Lenin 2020 edited collection—call for abstracts (Oct. 31)

Editors: Alla Ivanchikova ( and Robert Maclean (

This edited collection of essays seeks to answer the following question: what does “Lenin” and “Leninism” signify today? What is the future of Leninism? Why, after thirty years of iconoclasm (that involved the removal of statues of Lenin throughout the former socialist world), in spite of concerted efforts to demote, deconstruct, and discredit Leninist mode of thinking, does the specter of Lenin return to haunt our turbulent political present?

Women of Color

Thursday, November 8, 2018 - 1:20pm
Women of Color/ SCMLA
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, February 28, 2019

We are looking for papers focusing on women of color in various contexts: socially, culturally, historically. Thematically, papers may focus on women of color in literature, media, and film. From a theoretical standpoint, you may submit papers that validate your claims in a myriad of ways: feminist, postcolonialist, environmental, Marxist, etc.