category: science and culture

UPDATE: Steampunk Femininity: Recasting the Angel in the House (Sept. 10 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Chamutal Noimann Borough of Manhattan Community College-CUNY
contact email: 
cnoimann@bmcc.cuny.edu

Through consistent creation of powerful female heroines the likes of which we have never seen in Victorian literature, Steampunk has emerged as a strong feminist voice that addresses contemporary and

CFP: UC Berkeley Graduate Student Conference "Leaps of Faith" Deadline: 09/15/14

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Comparative Literature, UC Berkeley
contact email: 
ucbleapsoffaith@gmail.com

Call for Papers

Deadline September 15, 2014

Leaps of Faith: Figurations of Belief in Literature and Critical Thought

Hosted by The Department of Comparative Literature

Utopian bodies and media, October 20-22 Delta Hotel, Montreal

full name / name of organization: 
Leverhulme International Research Network "Imaginaries of the Future"
contact email: 
adam.stock@ncl.ac.uk

Call for Proposals (Deadline 1 September 2014)
Utopian Bodies and Media
Montreal, QC, Canada 21 – 22 October 2014
Inaugural symposium of the Leverhulme International Research Network

Call for Creative & Scholarly Writing

full name / name of organization: 
Kudzu House Quarterly
contact email: 
editor@kudzuhouse.org

Kudzu House Quarterly (formerly Kudzu Review), an independent journal of ecology, is seeking chapbooks (Aug. 1), scholarship (Sept. 1), and general creative writing (Sept.

[UPDATE] “Thinking Through Deleuze: Nomadic Subjects, Global Citizenship and Posthumanism” February 6-8, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Brock University
contact email: 
deleuze.canada@gmail.com

Call for Papers

“Thinking Through Deleuze: Nomadic Subjects, Global Citizenship and Posthumanism” Brock University, Canada
February 6th to 8th, 2015.

Confirmed Keynote Speakers:

[UPDATE] Extended deadline: The Banalization of War (submissions due December 30, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
College Literature: A Journal of Critical Literary Studies
contact email: 
collit@wcupa.edu

CFP: JOURNAL SPECIAL ISSUE: THE BANALIZATION OF WAR
Issue editors: Graham MacPhee and Angela Naimou

War both establishes and destabilizes the fundamental distinctions between civilian and combatant, compatriot and alien, and the lawful and the illegitimate. Yet arguably there is another set of distinctions whose fragility has been exposed by the new modes of military violence emerging post–9/11, namely that between emergency and routine, crisis and continuity, the spectacular and the prosaic, the extraordinary and the banal. Military violence, traditionally justifiable only as the temporary suspension of the norms of civility in a state of exception, seems to be becoming increasingly routine and everyday

Virginia Woolf Miscellany, Issue #88, Fall 2015: Virginia Woolf in the Modern Machine Age

full name / name of organization: 
Ann Martin, Virginia Woolf Miscellany
contact email: 
ann.martin@usask.ca

The Virginia Woolf Miscellany invites submissions of papers that address the role of everyday machines in the life and/or works of Virginia Woolf.

CALL FOR PAPERS: Twentieth Century Women’s Writing (Edited Volume)

full name / name of organization: 
Subashish Bhattacharjee & Saikat Guha (Department of English, University of North Bengal, India)
contact email: 
subashishbhattacharjee@gmail.com & mmm.saikatguha@gmail.com

We invite scholarly papers that shed light on twentieth century women novelists, playwrights and poets for a forthcoming anthology on twentieth century women writers.

Scope of the volume:

Food and Sustainability: Towards a Culinary Ecology

full name / name of organization: 
NeMLA
contact email: 
molly_hall@my.uri.edu

Interest in the fields of food and sustainability studies within the humanities is rapidly growing, in part due to their ability to investigate our perceived relationship with ecology.

CFP: Climate Change in Culture (Jan 5; Conference dates, May 28-31, Charlottetown PEI)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Prince Edward Island
contact email: 
jmcintyre@upei.ca

This is a call for papers for the Climate Change in Culture Conference to be hosted by the University of Prince Edward Island in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, May 28-31, 2015.

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