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Rendering (the) Visible III: liquidity

Wednesday, August 16, 2017 - 10:26pm
Rendering (the) Visible
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, October 20, 2017

Call For PapersRendering (the) Visible III: LiquidityAtlanta, February 8-10, 2018Deadline: October 20, 2017

Since the early 2000s, the idea of “liquidity” has been mobilized in discourses ranging from social theory to aesthetics, from informatics to architecture, to describe a new relationship with the networked environments of life within global capital. More specifically, within the study of moving image culture, we have seen an increasing turn toward affective relations, plasticity, resonances and flows, whereby images and sounds—no longer grounded in an analogical relation to the real—are seen variously as malleable, untethered, “viral,” or fluid.

Call for Writers - Medical and Health Humanities

Wednesday, August 16, 2017 - 10:27pm
Medical and Health Humanities
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 1, 2017

We are pleased to announce the launch of Medical and Health Humanities (, an online publication designed to bring together humanities scholars and students from across institutions and disciplines. Our intention is to build “a department without walls.” The site is founded and edited by Arden Hegele, a literary scholar, and Rishi Goyal, a medical doctor.

a/b: Auto/Biography Studies CFP: Special Issue on Trans Narratives

Monday, August 14, 2017 - 10:27am
a/b: Auto/Biography Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 15, 2018

a/b: Auto/Biography StudiesCall for Papers: Special Issue on Trans Narratives

Deadline: 15 January 2018

“Trans” has taken on a number of important theoretical and critical meanings inside and outside the academy. A prefix with the sense in the OED of ‘across, through, over, to or on the other side of, beyond, outside of, from one place, person, thing, or state to another,’ “trans” can attach itself to other words to connote movement and change, and in this sense it affects what we think we know about media or nation, working to destablize settled knowledge about the world we live in. When it is attached to identity, it has destablized ideas about gender and sexuality.

Call for Articles in Communication, Media and Journalism Studies

Monday, August 14, 2017 - 10:30am
KOME - An International Journal of Pure Communication Inquiry
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, October 31, 2017

Dear Members,

(apologies for cross-posting)

KOME, an international Open Access journal published by the Hungarian Communication Studies Association is currently seeking articles for its 2017 and 2018 issues.


Monday, August 14, 2017 - 10:31am
UCLA, March 29 - April 1
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, September 21, 2017

“To write, and to read, is to be exposed, to expose oneself […] to ‘exscription’.” – The Birth to Presence


“We have to begin by getting through, and by means of, the exscription of our body: its being inscribed-outside, its being placed outside the text as the most proper movement of its text; the text itself being abandoned, left at its limit.” – Corpus



Disability Aesthetics: New Directions (ACLA 2018 Seminar)

Wednesday, August 9, 2017 - 1:53pm
American Comparative Literature Association
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, September 21, 2017

Disability studies has a problem with representation. Michael Bérubé locates the roots of this problem in two dominant trajectories of literary disability studies. The first trajectory largely pursues a logic of identification and revelation, a tactic for demonstrating the ubiquity of disabled characters and the overwhelmingly negative thematics attached to their peripheral bodyminds. The second trajectory depends on diagnosing characters as disabled that have not been explicitly designated as such.

Asia Intermedialities Workshop

Wednesday, August 9, 2017 - 1:53pm
Elmo Gonzaga / The Chinese University of Hong Kong
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, December 11, 2017

Asia Intermedialities: New Objects, Themes, and Methods at the Convergence of East and Southeast Asian Cultural and Media Studies


Centre for Cultural Studies

Department of Cultural and Religious Studies

The Chinese University of Hong Kong

25-26 May 2018


Convener: Elmo Gonzaga (Cultural and Religious Studies, CUHK)


Pedagogy & Popular Culture

Wednesday, August 9, 2017 - 1:54pm
Southwest Popular & American Culture Association
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, October 22, 2017


Call for Papers

Kurt Depner, Area Chair, Pedagogy & Popular Culture

Southwest Popular / American Culture Association (SWPACA)


39th Annual Conference, February 7-10, 2018

Hyatt Regency Hotel & Conference Center

Albuquerque, New Mexico

Proposal submission deadline: October 22, 2017