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Technology of the Soul and of the Self

updated: 
Monday, April 3, 2017 - 2:05pm
MOSF Journal of Science Fiction
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, April 28, 2017

MOSF Journal of Science Fiction @ Escape Velocity 2017

 

The MOSF Journal of Science Fiction is accepting 250 word proposals for 15-20 minute papers for this year’s Escape Velocity Conference in Washington, D.C, September 1st – 3rd.

The topic of this literature panel is “Technology of the Soul and of the self,” and aims to discuss posthumanism, metaphysics, and identity politics. More specifically, we would love papers discussing the boundaries of what we might consider the human “soul” or self and where we locate the parameters of personhood in a technologically enhanced world.

Animation and Advertising

updated: 
Monday, April 3, 2017 - 2:05pm
Kirsten Thompson/Seattle University
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, May 15, 2017

Call for chapter proposals: Animation and advertising

 

 

Proposals are invited for chapters in a new edited collection on the topic of ‘Animation and Advertising’.

 

CFP - Journal of Multidisciplinary Developments (eISSN: 2564-6095)

updated: 
Monday, April 3, 2017 - 2:06pm
Utku Kose
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, June 1, 2017

JOMUDE: Journal of Multidisciplinary Developments is looking for new resaarch papers for its upcoming issues!

Call for Papers: Volume 2 - Issue 2 (April - 2017): "Stargazer" (In Progress)

Main objective of the Journal of Multidisciplinary Developments (JOMUDE) is to support liteature of both Natural Sciences and Social Sciences by enabling researchers, academicians, and students to publish their works. JOMUDE is an online (e-ISSN: 2564-6095), peer reviewed, double blind, open access scientific journal.

Journal of Multidisciplinary Developments (JOMUDE) is published by Utku Kose

e-ISSN: 2564-6095

Covered subjects by JOMUDE are as follows (and not limited to):

Literary Atmospherics

updated: 
Monday, April 3, 2017 - 2:06pm
Literary Geographies
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, June 20, 2017

LITERARY ATMOSPHERICS

A special theme section to be published in the open-access journal Literary Geographies (literarygeographies.net):

 

I'm seeking abstracts focusing on literary engagements with material atmospheres. Essays may address some of these questions:

 

-how does literature address the production, maintenance, and differential breathability of multiple and shifting atmospheres across local and transnational scales?

 

REMINDER Age and Gender: Ageing in the Nineteenth Century

updated: 
Monday, April 3, 2017 - 2:06pm
Nineteenth Century Gender Studies Journal (NCGS)
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, April 10, 2017

REMINDER Call for Contributors – Age and Gender: Ageing in the Nineteenth Century

Nineteenth Century Gender Studies Special Issue, Summer 2017

Guest Edited by Dr Alice Crossley, University of Lincoln acrossley@lincoln.ac.uk

 

Waste: A Symposium – Papers on Disposability, Decay, and Depletion

updated: 
Monday, April 3, 2017 - 2:07pm
Alice Burks / Birkbeck College, University of London
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, May 1, 2017

A one-day event to be held at Birkbeck College, University of London, on September 21st 2017.

 

Confirmed keynote speakers:

 

Professor Esther Leslie (Birkbeck, University of London)

Dr Leo Mellor (University of Cambridge)

Dr Rachele Dini (UCL / University of Cambridge)

 

Conference overview:

 

Organic Systems: Environments, Bodies and Culture in Science Fiction

updated: 
Monday, April 3, 2017 - 2:07pm
London Science Fiction Research Community (Birkbeck + Royal Holloway)
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Though often understood in ecological terms, the word ‘environment’ can also be viewed more widely as the surroundings and conditions of a specific system—whether they be mechanical, biological, social or chemical. Culture arises from and then informs these systems, becoming itself a further component of environments. Science fictional texts have explored the interactions between culture, environments and bodies on a wide spectrum of scale: from the level of a planetary biosphere or climate system (e.g. terraforming) to a single body or organ (e.g. genetic engineering). This conference will gather Science Fiction researchers, critics, authors and readers together to discuss intersections between cultural and organic systems in all forms of SF media.

French I: Advent of the Ancien Régime

updated: 
Tuesday, March 28, 2017 - 2:49pm
Eric Wistrom / MMLA
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, April 5, 2017

In keeping with this year’s MMLA convention theme of “Artists and Activists”, presentations investigating the complex relationship between poetics, rhetoric, and politics will be of particular interest. Possible topics include, but are not limited to:

CFP, Spr18 Scholarship & Practice of Undergraduate Research: Undergraduate Research and Student Success Outcomes

updated: 
Thursday, March 23, 2017 - 10:39am
Elizabeth Foxwell / Council on Undergraduate Research
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, April 7, 2017

The theme of the spring 2018 issue of Scholarship and Practice of Undergraduate Research: The Journal of the Council on Undergraduate Research (SPUR, formerly CUR Quarterly) will focus on undergraduate research and student success outcomes. Four to five articles of 2000–3500 words each are sought from a wide range of disciplines that explore how undergraduate research influences student success in a variety of educational and professional contexts. In addition, shorter vignettes (300 words) are welcomed that offer concrete, creative suggestions with regard to the measurement of engagement in undergraduate research and student success. Examples of topics of interest include the following:

Resonance

updated: 
Thursday, March 23, 2017 - 3:52pm
University of California, Santa Barbara
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, April 14, 2017

Call for Papers: Resonance

University of California, Santa Barbara

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