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Afronatures and Afrofutures: Speculation, Technology, and Environment in African Literature and Film (MLA 2018)

updated: 
Tuesday, March 14, 2017 - 1:58pm
Dustin Crowley / Association for the Study of Literature and Environment
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, March 25, 2017

Deadline Extended 

Afronatures and Afrofutures: Speculation, Technology, and Environment in African Literature and Film // MLA 2018, New York City, January 4-7 // Panel arranged by the Association for the Study of Literature and Environment

CFP: Papers on Multidisciplinary Topics are invited

updated: 
Friday, February 10, 2017 - 11:55am
Bhatter College, Dantan
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Call for Papers

Under Continuous Publication Model

We are inviting papers and book reviews on any topic under the following broad disciplines throughout the year. Once the review process of the individual articles is completed, we will publish the articles throughout the year. As per the volume of contents, the articles will make an issue. At the end of the year the issues will be printed as a Volume.

Broad Disciplines:

CFP: Entheogenic Religions—Proposed Panel for the 2017 American Academy of Religion Annual Conference [Boston, Nov 18-21]

updated: 
Friday, February 10, 2017 - 11:56am
American Academy of Religion Annual Conference Proposed Panel
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, February 22, 2017

We are currently soliciting papers to diversify and finalize a proposed panel for the 2017 American Academy of Religion Annual Conference. Please see below for a full description of the panel.

We are looking for additional panelists and/or someone who is interested in acting as a respondent.

Please submit paper proposals of approximately 300 words along with an abbreviated CV or short biography to the following email no later than Wednesday, February 22, 2017: entheogenicreligions@gmail.com

Final decisions will be emailed no later than Monday, February 27.

Journal of Awareness (JoA)

updated: 
Friday, February 10, 2017 - 11:56am
RATING ACADEMY LTD.
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, April 10, 2017

Journal of Awareness (JoA) is an international refereed journal.

It aims to create a forum on AWARENESS. In this perspective, high quality articles are going to be published.

Keywords: Social sciences; Multidisciplinary studies; Interdisciplinary studies

Website: http://ratingacademy.com.tr/journals/index.php/JoA

Edited Collection call for chapters: Science Fiction Beyond the Western Tradition (working title)

updated: 
Thursday, February 9, 2017 - 12:15pm
Dr Yomna Saber, Qatar University; Dr Amy Christmas, Qatar University
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, May 1, 2017

Edited Collection call for chapters:

Science Fiction Beyond the Western Tradition (working title)

 

Editors:

Dr Yomna Saber, Qatar University

Dr Amy Christmas, Qatar University

Contact:

yomna.ismail@qu.edu.qa

achristmas@qu.edu.qa

 

Call for chapters:

Proposals submission deadline: 1st May 2017

Notification of acceptance: 1st July 2017

Full chapters due: 1st November 2017

Planned submission of manuscript: 1st January 2018

 

Medieval Soundscapes

updated: 
Thursday, February 9, 2017 - 12:15pm
MLA 2018 (Middle English Forum and CLCS Medieval Forum)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 10, 2017

MLA (Modern Language Association of America) Convention in New York City, January 2018.

Co-sponsored by the CLCS Medieval Forum and Middle English Forum.

Ecoporn and The Culture Industry

updated: 
Friday, February 10, 2017 - 10:59am
South Atlantic Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, May 25, 2017

Following the South Atlantic Modern Language Association’s 89th Conference’s theme of “High Art/ Low Art: Borders and Boundaries in Popular Culture,” abstracts are invited for the Ecocriticism Panel, titled “Ecoporn and The Culture Industry.”

Out of Time

updated: 
Thursday, February 9, 2017 - 12:15pm
Ron Broglio / Society for Literature, Science, and Art
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, May 15, 2017

http://litsciarts.org/slsa17

Arizona State University

Tempe, Arizona

November 9-12, 2017

Consider time as officially ended. We work on the other side of time. —Sun Ra, Space is the Place

 

Speculative Vegetation: Plants in Science Fiction

updated: 
Wednesday, February 8, 2017 - 5:37pm
Katherine E. Bishop, Jerry Määttä, & David Higgins
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, April 30, 2017

Plants have played key roles in some of the most notable science fiction, from prose to graphic novels and film: John Wyndham’s triffids, the sentient and telepathic flora in Ursula K. Le Guin’s “Vaster than Empires and More Slow,” the gene-hacked crops of Paolo Bacigalupi’s The Windup Girl, the agricultural experiments of Andy Weir’s The Martian, the invasive trees and mechaflowers of Warren Ellis’s Trees, and the galactic greenhouses of Silent Running represent just a few. Plants surround us, sustain us, pique our imaginations, and inhabit our metaphors—and yet in some ways they remain opaque.

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