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CFP (Book Chapter abstracts) Arkive City 2.0: Tracing Time in the Network Ages

updated: 
Tuesday, November 6, 2018 - 1:24pm
Dr Julie Louise Bacon, UNSW Art & Design
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, December 17, 2018

Deadline for abstract submission: Monday 17th December 2018

Abstracts are invited for chapters in an anthology exploring the roles of archival practices and archives in the production of time and temporal relations in the 21st Century. Arkive City 2.0: Tracing Time in the Network Ages is planned for release in mid 2020. It will feature 18 chapters and 3 visual essays organised into sections on “Technology”, “Culture”, and “Time".

Non-Binary: Retheorizing Romantic Sexes and Genders

updated: 
Tuesday, November 6, 2018 - 1:16pm
North American Society for the Study of Romanticism (NASSR 2019)
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, December 30, 2018

This panel seeks to retheorize social constructivists accounts of Romantic sex and gender circulating since the early 80s that continue to persist and insist—however unwittingly—on a binaristic or universalistic normativity (hetero- or otherwise). Moreover, all such accounts are often firmly anthropocentric, offering little flexibility to engage the nonhuman in all of its material forms. More recent New Materialist accounts of sexes and genders provide resources for moving forward from the confines of the discursive prison of sex and gender that retains within it, again however unwittingly or unwillingly, a binarism between the social and the material, the human and the nonhuman.

TRAUMA AND NIGHTMARE 2nd International Interdisciplinary Conference

updated: 
Tuesday, November 6, 2018 - 2:14pm
University of Gdansk, University of Sao PAulo, InMind Support
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, February 10, 2019

 

Organizers / Scientific Committee

 

Professor Wojciech Owczarski -University of Gdańsk (Poland)

Professor Paulo Endo - University of São Paulo (Brazil)

InMind Support (Poland)

 

 

Trauma and Nightmare – call for papers

 

Corroding the Now: Poetry + Science|SF

updated: 
Monday, November 5, 2018 - 10:38am
Royal Holloway, University of London
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 14, 2019

The world we inhabit is framed, driven, (re)produced, and conceptualised by and through science. Science as a mode of knowing contours the prevailing episteme, whilst technological innovation continues to remake work and leisure experience. At the same time, society is both reflected and in turn formed by science fiction (SF): as contributor to the nostalgia economy, as a dominant visual-commercial aesthetic, as a mimetic index of the present’s utopian and dystopian tendencies. The now is a time of extreme precarity. We face a raft of catastrophes – political, socioeconomic, and, most pressingly, ecological. And yet, even as our own survival comes into question, capitalism itself seems unassailable, primed to outlast ‘humanity.’

 

[UPDATED] -- Breaking Down the Walls: New Directions in Environmental Thinking for the Anthropocene

updated: 
Tuesday, December 11, 2018 - 9:25pm
ASLE: Association for the Study of Literature and the Environment
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, December 15, 2018

This panel invites interdisciplinary thinkers to transcend standardized methodologies for teaching and learning about the environment.  The ASLE Biennial Conference (themed 'Paradise on Fire') will be held at University of California, Davis, from June 26-30, 2019.

Paradise is burning - or melting, flooding, or otherwise collapsing.  In actuality, these collapses are simultaneous, or convergent as Christian Parenti has termed it.  Or, as a recent article states, "when the Arctic melts, the West burns."

Call for Panelists, "Disidentifications with the Human," Association for Literature and the Environment (ASLE) 2019

updated: 
Tuesday, October 30, 2018 - 1:48pm
Daniel Lanza Rivers, Miami University, Ohio
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, December 15, 2018

Association for Literature and the Environment 2019 Conference, Paradise on Fire, U.C. Davis, June 26-30

Panel Organizers:  Lindsay Garcia (ldgarcia@email.wm.edu), College of William and Mary, and Daniel Lanza Rivers (riversdr@miamioh.edu), Miami University

Panel Title: "Disidentifications with the Human"

Planned Format:  Traditional Panel (4 Presenters)

Art in the Anthropocene

updated: 
Monday, October 29, 2018 - 10:54am
Trinity College Dublin
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, January 15, 2019

Call for Papers

 

Art in the Anthropocene

 

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

 

CFP: What is Technology? (2019)

updated: 
Wednesday, November 21, 2018 - 4:02am
Janet Wasko / University of Oregon
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 21, 2018

WHAT IS TECHNOLOGY?
UNIVERSITY OF OREGON PORTLAND
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.

Towards Extinction, To Ward Off Extinction

updated: 
Friday, November 23, 2018 - 4:59pm
CECILLE
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)

 

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