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The ART of Infertility: An Anthology of Patient Narrative and Art

updated: 
Wednesday, January 16, 2019 - 9:06am
The ART of Infertility
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, February 15, 2019

Call for Submissions—The ART of Infertility: An Anthology of Patient Narrative and Art

Edited by Elizabeth Walker, Maria Novotny, and Robin Silbergleid

Media Literacy and Academic Research

updated: 
Wednesday, January 16, 2019 - 9:05am
Media Literacy and Academic Research
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, February 10, 2019

Media Literacy and Academic Research is inviting papers for Vol. 2, No. 1 which is scheduled to be published on April 2019.

The journal does not have article processing charges (APCs) and article submission charges. Media Literacy and Academic Research welcomes article submissions and does not charge a publication fee.

WRITING EXTRACTIVISM

updated: 
Tuesday, January 8, 2019 - 12:43pm
University of Tromsø, Norway
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, April 15, 2019

We invite article-length contributions to a proposed special issue on the topic of writing extractivism. The journal Textual Practice has expressed its interest in publishing the issue. Please submit a 500-word abstract to Justin Parks at justin.parks@uit.no by April 15, 2019 if you wish to have your work considered for inclusion.

Glitches and Ghosts - An Interdisciplinary Conference - 17th April

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Tuesday, January 8, 2019 - 11:20am
Lancaster University
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, February 17, 2019

Glitches are moments of disruption; they represent the exposure of technical process, moving away from the binaries of input and output to consider what comes in-between. The growing ubiquity of interconnected systems prompts a desire to understand such intangible networks around the user, an attempt to try and engage with these digital phenomena as alternate forms of ‘presence’ that cannot help but recourse to anthropocentric terms – virus, cloud, render ghost. The frequent ethereality of such language attempts to visualise, embody, and comprehend the profusion of technical systems that we share the atmosphere with, their very terming gesturing to their spectral protrusion into, ostensibly, ‘our’ reality.

Sexual Knowledge and Expertise in Europe’s East, before and after 1945

updated: 
Tuesday, January 8, 2019 - 10:46am
Bryn Mawr College, Central European University, Masaryk University, University of Exeter and University of Warsaw
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, January 30, 2019

Sexual Knowledge and Expertise in Europe’s East, before and after 1945.

Brno 3–5 June 2019

Technology Embodied – Body Modification, Synthetics, and the Posthuman in SF Literature

updated: 
Wednesday, January 9, 2019 - 1:30pm
MOSF Journal of Science Fiction
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, April 1, 2019

The Museum of Science Fiction is accepting 250-word proposals for 15-20 minute papers to be presented at this year’s Escape Velocity Conference in National Harbor Maryland, May 24th – 26th, 2019.

 

As technological development continues to advance at an unprecedented rate, humanity finds itself more and more integrated with, and oftentimes dependent on, technological amplifications, interventions, and solutions. As such technology becomes commonplace, blurring the boundaries between organic and synthetic life, we might ask ourselves, will we someday reach a point where being “human” ceases to mean anything?

The Future of Work in the Postdigital Age

updated: 
Tuesday, January 8, 2019 - 10:47am
The Faculty of Artes Liberales at the University of Warsaw (Poland)
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, March 31, 2019

The Future of Work in the Postdigital AgeCALL FOR PAPERS, https://technologyandsocialization.al.uw.edu.pl/

Papers and panels are invited for an interdisciplinary conference ‘The Future of Work in the Postdigital Age’, which will take place in Warsaw,27-28 May 2019. The conference is organized by the Faculty of Artes Liberales at the University of Warsaw (Poland) and is part of the project Technology and Socialization.

The Uncanny in Language, Literature and Culture International Conference

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Tuesday, January 8, 2019 - 1:48pm
London Centre for Interdisciplinary Research
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, April 30, 2019

17-18 August 2019 – London, UKorganised by London Centre for Interdisciplinary Research

The twentieth-century literature and culture tended to explore and to celebrate subjectivity. But this tendency did not mean the turn to the self, but beyond the self, or as Charles Taylor puts it, “to a fragmentation of experience which calls our ordinary notions of identity into question”. 

International Conference on Gender Studies: “Gender (Non)Conformity”

updated: 
Tuesday, January 8, 2019 - 12:44pm
London Centre for Interdisciplinary Research
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, April 1, 2019

7 September 2019 – St Anne’s College, University of Oxfordorganised by London Centre for Interdisciplinary ResearchThe conference seeks to explore the past and current status of gender identity around the world, to examine the ways in which society is shaped by gender and to situate gender in relation to the full scope of human affairs.Papers are invited on topics related, but not limited, to:

"Narratives of Temporality: Continuities, Discontinuities, Ruptures" International Conference

updated: 
Tuesday, January 8, 2019 - 2:42pm
London Centre for Interdisciplinary Research
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, April 1, 2019

27 July 2019 - Cambridge, UKorganised by London Centre for Interdisciplinary Research

This conference will provide a deeper look into the dynamic and complex relation between construction, codes, language, expression, on one side and the crisis of representations, traumas, discontinuities and tensions in discourses, on the other. This will be conducted according to three research areas:

  1. The anachronism

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