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Ontologies: Special issue of The Comparatist

Thursday, January 3, 2019 - 9:23am
The Comparatist
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, April 1, 2019

We welcome contributions that examine the turn to ontology in the humanities and the social sciences. What does the shift to ontology signify? What is it purporting to correct or overcome? What is its relation to prior turns (such as the linguistic turn and the cultural turn)? Is the turn to ontology an attempt to liberate continental philosophy from its infatuation with language and power, from its obsession with mediation, relationality, and subjectivity? What are the politics of this turn to ontology? Is it more receptive to non-European thought and to the nonhuman? What kind of philosophy or literary theory emerges when ontology is taken as the starting point?  

Topics of interest could include:

Object-Oriented Ontology

Creative and Speculative Writing in Cultural History **EXTENDED

Friday, January 18, 2019 - 12:30am
International Society of Cultural History
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, January 24, 2019

Call for papers: Creative and Speculative Writing in Cultural History

Proposed panel for the International Society for Cultural History (26-29 June 2019)

Tallinn, Estonia


What is the place of creative and speculative writing in history? Are these distinct or related practices? Should one or both be employed? What are the methodological and theoretical underpinnings of writing history creatively or speculatively? What ethical issues do each of these modes of history writing raise?

Humanities Bulletin Volume 2, Number 1, May 2019

Thursday, January 3, 2019 - 9:36am
London Academic Publishing, UK
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, April 20, 2019

Dear colleagues,
Let me bring to your attention a call for paper in Humanities.
Submission Deadline: April 20, 2019
Vol. 2, No. 1 - May, 2019

ISSN 2517-4266

“Literature and the Problem of Evil” The Polish Journal of Aesthetics No. 56 (1/2020)

Thursday, January 3, 2019 - 8:52am
The Polish Journal of Aesthetics
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, August 31, 2019


Literature and the Problem of Evil”

The Polish Journal of Aesthetics No. 56 (1/2020)


Fiona Ellis (University of Roehampton, London)

Marek Drwięga (Jagiellonian University in Krakow, Poland)

Adriana Warmbier (Jagiellonian University in Krakow, Poland)

Submission deadline: August 31, 2019

Subaltern, Suburban, and Subterranean - Utopian Studies Conference

Thursday, January 3, 2019 - 8:50am
Society for Utopian Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, July 15, 2019

“Subaltern, Suburban, and Subterranean”
October 17-19, 2019
Michigan State University’s Kellogg Hotel & Conference Center
East Lansing, MI

The Society for Utopian Studies invites you to submit papers and proposals on the theme, “Subaltern, Suburban, and Subterranean.”

"But What Does Wonder Do?": A Conference of Emergent Black Studies

Thursday, January 3, 2019 - 8:46am
African & African American Studies at Stanford University
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 28, 2019

Call for Presenters

African & African American Studies’ Inaugural Emerging Scholars Conference

April 11-12, 2019

Stanford University


Biopolitics: In Many Ways

Thursday, December 20, 2018 - 10:26am
York University
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 18, 2019

+++++ Please distribute widely to graduate students who would be interested in our conference +++++ Call for PapersInterdisciplinary Graduate StudentConference on Biopolitics


Ryerson UniversityToronto, CanadaFebruary 17, 2019


Jointly hosted by:


  • Ryerson and York University Joint Graduate Program Communication & Culture
  • Cultural Analysis and Social Theory MA Program, Wilfrid Laurier University
  • Technē: Wilfrid Laurier University Biopolitical Research Group 

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On Ends and Endings

Thursday, December 20, 2018 - 10:14am
SAMLA - Nov 8-10 2019
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, May 10, 2019

This is a proposed panel for SAMLA 91 (Languages: Power, Identity, Relationships) in Atlanta, GA, Nov. 8-10, 2019.


Thursday, December 20, 2018 - 10:11am
Tourism, Culture and Communication
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 15, 2019

Call for PapersTourism, Culture and Communication

Special Issue:



[Guest Editors: Rodanthi Tzanelli, University of Leeds, UK and Maximiliano Korstanje, University of Palermo, Argentina]


RMA Music & Philosophy Biennial Conference (London, July 2019)

Wednesday, December 12, 2018 - 9:10am
Royal Musical Association Music & Philosophy Study Group
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 21, 2018

The RMA Music and Philosophy Study Group warmly invites session and paper  proposals for its 7th biennial  two-day  international conference, to be held in London on  11–12 July 2019.  The event will offer an opportunity for those with an interest in music and philosophy to share and discuss work, in the hope of furthering dialogue in this area.


We are inviting proposals for individual papers and associates sessions on any theme in the intersection between music and philosophy, broadly understood and spanning both analytic and continental traditions. We particularly welcome papers and session that bring together together disciplines and subdisciplines. Abstracts should be submitted via the website by December 15, 2018.