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Buddhism and Literary Study

Tuesday, February 6, 2018 - 9:21am
Robert Azzarello / Southern University at New Orleans
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, May 25, 2018

SAMLA Conference

November 2-4, 2018

Birmingham, Alabama

"Buddhism and Literary Study" will consider a range of topics including but not limited to Buddhism and literary theory; the place of "the literary" in classic Buddhist texts; Buddhist influences on individual authors and literary movements; Buddhism and pedagogy; and Zen folklore, haiku, and other forms of literary expression. By May 25, please submit a 250-word abstract, brief bio, and AV requirements to Robert Azzarello, Southern University at New Orleans, at



Is Big Data a New Medium? An Interdisciplinary Symposium 7-8 May 2018

Monday, February 5, 2018 - 9:23am
LaSalle College of the Arts, Singapore
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, March 3, 2018

The growing quantification of social behaviours changes those behaviours. Extensive data collection alters the way we view our bodies, habits, environments, relationships, and society at large. Big data architectures are increasingly determining classificatory systems in the social, political, and corporate realms, transforming political questions into ‘technical management’. Promises of a cyborgian existence, free of patriarchal, capitalist, social, gender, and racial oppression (Haraway) here stand in stark contrast to the steadily proliferating forms of digital surveillance and control. Data, and their multiple arborisations, have become new epistemic landscapes. They have also become new existential territories (Guattari).

CFP: “Non-Worldly Literature” (journal feature topic)

Monday, February 5, 2018 - 9:18am
Ex-position / National Taiwan University
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, November 30, 2018

Journal Title: Ex-position

Publication Date: June 2019

Submission Deadline: November 30, 2018

Affects, Feelings, and Emotions in Italian Studies

Friday, February 2, 2018 - 1:51pm
MLA 2019, Chicago
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, March 15, 2018

Roundtable on present and future directions of Affect Studies and History of Emotions, including contributions of affective science approaches to pedagogy, interpretation, redefinitions of periodization, genres, and canons. Organizer: Giovanna Faleschini Lerner (Franklin & Marshall College). Respondent: Stefania Porcelli (CUNY).  This is a non-guaranteed session.

Teaching Critical Theory in the Era of Globalization

Sunday, February 18, 2018 - 1:23pm
A Special Issue of Pedagogy (Duke UP), scheduled for October 2020.
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 2, 2018

The editors of this special issue are seeking contributions on teaching critical theory in the global present. What is the relevance of teaching theory in the era of globalization, and what is at stake? What are the challenges and unavoidable paradoxes of teaching theory at a time when global classrooms are geared toward both neoliberal information/skills acquisition and conservative knowledge accumulation?

CFA: Critical Theories Graduate Workshop

Friday, February 2, 2018 - 10:24am
DePaul University Philosophy Graduate Student Association
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, February 16, 2018

CFA: Critical Theories: Adorno & Foucault

DePaul University Graduate Student Workshop

April 20-1, 2018

Call for Abstracts Deadline: February 16, 2018


Theme: Critical Theories: Adorno & Foucault

Stream CFP: Feminism’s Affective Imaginary: Narratives, methods, time

Thursday, February 1, 2018 - 9:24am
CAPACIOUS Affect Inquiry/Making Space Conference - August 8 to 11, 2018
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, March 15, 2018

This stream explores how the orientations of affect might make space for alternative conceptions of feminism’s narratives, methods, and temporalities. It draws from the productive dialogue that has emerged between feminist and affect studies especially in the new millennium, and attends to the discursive politics that shape the stories (Hemmings 2005, 2011) by which feminism has come to be known. The focus of this stream is twofold, and attempts to trace the affinities between its concurrent, overlapping lines of inquiry as follows.

Plots: Literary Form and Conspiracy Culture

Wednesday, January 31, 2018 - 9:35am
Co-editors: Dana Crăciun, Todor Hristov, Ben Carver / for Routledge series: "Conspiracy Theories"
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Aims & Synopsis:

Humor and Satire

Wednesday, January 31, 2018 - 9:18am
Glossolalia, Yale Divinity School's graduate journal of religion
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, March 31, 2018


Glossolalia, Yale Divinity School’s peer-reviewed journal of religion, is pleased to announce a call for papers for inclusion in the Spring 2018 edition, on the theme of “Humor and Satire.”