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Hazardous Objects: Function, Materiality, and Context

updated: 
Tuesday, October 10, 2017 - 9:48am
University of Delaware Center for Material Culture Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, November 10, 2017

Hazardous Objects: Function, Materiality, and ContextWinterthur Museum, Garden & LibraryApril 27-28, 2018 The Center for Material Culture Studies at the University of Delaware invitessubmissions for papers to be given at the Fifteenth Material Culture Symposium for Emerging Scholars.  We invite papers that identify and consider the production and use of hazardous material culture. Whether through composition or intended function, objects are hazardous or may become hazardous. Certain materials, organic or artificial, exist as hazards to humans. Additionally, hazards are often embedded in the material environment and affect our experience of domestic, institutional and public space.   What makes an object hazardous?

Surveillance, Architecture and Control: Discourses on Spatial Culture

updated: 
Monday, October 9, 2017 - 11:17am
Dr. Susan Flynn, University of the Arts London and Dr. Antonia Mackay, Oxford Brookes University
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, November 20, 2017

 

Call for Papers: Edited Collection

 

Surveillance, Architecture and Control: Discourses on Spatial Culture

 

 

 

Toward an Ecopoetics of Randomness and Design (Ecozon@ Issue 10.1, Spring 2019)

updated: 
Monday, October 9, 2017 - 11:17am
Ecozon@ - European Journal of Literature, Culture, and Environment
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, July 15, 2018

Issue 10.1 Spring 2019. Toward an Ecopoetics of Randomness and Design. Guest Editors: Franca Bellarsi and Judith Rauscher. Université libre de Bruxelles and Otto-Friedrich-Universität Bamberg. (Submissions open on 15 May 2018 and close on 15 July 2018).

Marine Transgressions

updated: 
Friday, November 17, 2017 - 5:39am
University of Bristol/Bath Spa University
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, January 31, 2018

Confirmed Speakers: Helen Rozwadowski (UConn); Tim Dee (BBC)

Venue: CREATE Centre, Bristol, UK

In Katherine Mansfield’s 1912 short story ‘How Pearl Button Was Kidnapped’, a young girl sees the ocean for the first time. Terrified by the sight of this ‘big piece of blue water […] creeping over the land’ she asks: ‘Will it hurt us – is it coming?’ The response she is given is that ‘no, it doesn’t come to us. It stays in its place’.

Catastrophe! Living and Thinking Through the End Times

updated: 
Saturday, November 11, 2017 - 9:47am
English Department, Indiana University - Bloomington
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, December 17, 2017

Catastrophe! Living and Thinking Through the End Times

Indiana University Bloomington | March 30-31, 2018

 

Keynote Speaker

Seo-Young Chu

Associate Professor, Department of English, Queens College, CUNY 

We are issuing a Call for Proposals for scholarly and creative submissions for the 16th Annual Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Conference entitled “Catastrophe! Living and Thinking Through the End Times” hosted by the English Department at Indiana University Bloomington, March 30-31, 2018.  

 

Eisenstein for the Twenty-first Century

updated: 
Monday, October 9, 2017 - 11:00am
Monash University Prato Centre
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 1, 2018

Eisenstein for the Twenty-first Century

21-22 June 2018, Monash University Prato Centre, Italy

CFP: Sickness and Health in the Era of Trump

updated: 
Wednesday, October 4, 2017 - 12:54pm
Dósis: medical humanities + social justice
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, November 1, 2017

CFP: Sickness and Health in the Era of Trump

Updated Special Issue: The Dog Diaries

updated: 
Friday, October 27, 2017 - 12:35pm
The Mind's Eye: A Liberal Arts Journal
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, October 30, 2017

The Mind's Eye: A Liberal Arts Journal

Special Issue: The Dog Diaries, Submissions Due October 30th

We seek submissions that explore the tangible and symbolic affection bonds that people have with dogs. Given how much dogs impart to us, The Dog Diaries will represent a cathartic “Thank You” for best-friends, past, present, and future. Submissions can include scholarly research, commentaries, fiction, science fiction, poetry, book reviews, interviews, cartoons, drawings, photography, and other artistic works. 

Apparition: the (im)materiality of modern surface

updated: 
Tuesday, October 3, 2017 - 2:01pm
Design Cultures (De Montfort University) and Fashion Research Network
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 1, 2017

Apparition: the (im)materiality of modern surface

An interdisciplinary symposium


 

Friday 9 March 2018

Leicester Castle, De Montfort University, Leicester, U.K.

 

apparitiondcfrn.com

 

Organizers: Design Cultures (De Montfort University) and Fashion Research Network

 

Call for Papers: 

 

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