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Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Intersex

Thursday, September 20, 2018 - 10:16am
University of Lincoln, UK
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, January 9, 2019

Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Intersex

17-19 July 2019

University of Lincoln, UK


Confirmed Keynote Speakers: 

Topics and Themes in Canadian Science Fiction

Monday, September 17, 2018 - 3:43pm
Foundation: The International Review of Science Fiction
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, February 15, 2019

The academic journal Foundation: The International Review of Science Fiction (, supported by the Science Fiction Foundation at the University of Liverpool, UK, invites contributions for a special issue on Canadian science fiction. The special issue is guest edited by Heather Osborne (University of Calgary, Canada).

IV International Conference on Medical Humanities

Wednesday, December 12, 2018 - 4:31pm
London Centre for Interdisciplinary Research
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, January 15, 2019

IV International Conference on Medical Humanities 16 March, 2019 - London, UKLondon Centre for Interdisciplinary Research and Faculty of Health & Social Sciences, School of Applied Social Studies, University of Bedfordshire 


“Wherever the art of Medicine is loved, there is also a love of Humanity”



International Conference: “Enumeration, Epistemology, Etcetera: Lists and List-Making in Literature and Culture”

Tuesday, September 18, 2018 - 9:10am
University of Freiburg, Germany
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, November 30, 2018

The ERC Starting Grant Project “Lists in Literature and Culture” invites proposals for an international conference that aims to examine the literary, cultural and epistemological potential of enumerative forms as well as their significance in diverse historical contexts.

The conference will take place at the Freiburg Institute for Advanced Studies (FRIAS), University of Freiburg, Germany, from July 4 to July 6, 2019.

Update: Medical Humanities in the Middle East Conference

Wednesday, September 12, 2018 - 11:29am
Weill Cornell Medicine in Qatar
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, October 8, 2018

UPDATE: Medical Humanities in the Middle East Posters Accepted until October 8, 2018 The 1st International Conference on Medical Humanities in the Middle East at Weill Cornell Medicine in Qatar is accepting poster presentations and registration to attend until October 8, 2018. Visit the link below for full information.Contact: Professor Alan S. Weber, alw2010@qatar-med.cornell.eduURL:

Science Fiction, Radical Visioning, and Social Justice (Panel for ICFA 40)

Wednesday, October 10, 2018 - 10:58am
Karina A. Vado
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, October 19, 2018

Panel for the International Conference on the Fantastic in the Arts (ICFA) 40: Politics and Conflict

Orlando, Florida

March 13-16, 2019

Extended abstract submission deadline: Friday, October, 19th.

Call for Papers: Collection on Altered Carbon

Monday, September 10, 2018 - 9:44am
Aldona Kobus, Lukasz Muniowski
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, November 25, 2018

Call for Papers – Altered Carbon


Abstracts are sought for a collection of philosophical essays related to the Netflix Original series Altered Carbon (2018). Since season two starts shooting in October and is supposed to be released in the first half of 2019, we feel that a collection of academic articles about the first season would be in order around the same time. One acclaimed academic publisher has already expressed interest in the collection.

31st Annual Conference in Las Vegas

Monday, September 10, 2018 - 9:39am
Far West Popular and American Culture Assns.
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, December 15, 2018

We welcome papers on all aspects of Popular Culture worldwide as well as Creative Readings in all genres.  Submit abstracts of about 75 words as well as title of presentation, affiliation and postal mailing address.  Full panel submissions area also welcome. Send to Early submission is encouraged.

The Legacies of Ursula K. Le Guin: Science, Fiction and Ethics for the Anthropocene

Saturday, September 8, 2018 - 3:40am
Sorbonne Nouvelle
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, November 15, 2018

Call for papers


The Legacies of Ursula K. Le Guin: Science, Fiction and Ethics for the Anthropocene


International conference in Paris · June 19 - 21, 2019


École polytechnique / Sorbonne Nouvelle




Any human power can be resisted and changed by human beings. Resistance and change often begin in art, and very often in our art, the art of words.

–Ursula K. Le Guin