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"Autotheory" Special Issue of ASAP/Journal

Tuesday, October 8, 2019 - 11:42am
ASAP/Journal: Association for the Study of the Arts of the Present
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, May 1, 2020

ASAP/Journal seeks critical and creative contributions for a guest-edited special issue on “autotheory.” Fusing self-representation with philosophy and critical theory, autotheory moves between the worlds of “theory” and “practice,” often exceeding disciplinary boundaries, genres, and forms. This special issue embarks on a rigorous investigation of the autotheoretical impulse as it moves across medial, disciplinary, and national borders from the 1960s to the present. In dialogue with scholars, artists, and activists, this issue will broach the central question: What are autotheory’s conditions of possibility, and what are the political, aesthetic, and cultural effects of this theoretical turn in contemporary cultural production?

Practicing Evidence – Evidencing Practice. Conference and Workshop

Wednesday, September 25, 2019 - 4:15pm
Technical University of Munich
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, October 15, 2019

Practicing Evidence – Evidencing Practice.  How is (Scientific) Knowledge Validated, Valued and Contested?

International Conference and Pre-Conference Workshop.  19-21st February, 2020, Munich

NeMLA 2020: New Sincerity in Contemporary Central and Eastern European Literature

Monday, September 23, 2019 - 4:25pm
Sanja Ivanov / University of Toronto
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, September 28, 2019


NeMLA 2020 Seminar

Boston, March 5-8, 2020

This seminar seeks to explore the current engagements with "New Sincerity" in literature from Central and Eastern Europe. It expands the geographic borders of discourses on "New Sincerity" by moving beyond the North American and post-Soviet contexts. It also aims to examine the changes to the "New Sincerity" aesthetic in an age of "post-truth" and more than two decades after David Foster Wallace’s call for writers who are "too sincere."

Reminder: NeMLA 2020 Writing, Rhetoric, and Technology: Writing Studies Pedagogy in the Digital Age

Monday, September 23, 2019 - 4:24pm
Northeast Modern Language Association 2020
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, September 30, 2019

This panel examines the teaching of college writing, rhetoric, and composition in the digital age by exploring rhetorical situations, genres, and technologies in both the professional and academic realms, with particular attention to digital rhetoric, pedagogy, information and media literacy, and literary and cultural studies. This panel engages deeply with NeMLA’s conference theme of “shared spaces and places” online and in the classroom, and focuses on the cutting-edge of “shaping languages and cultures” in the digital sphere.

ACCUTE Member-Organized Panel: Fangs, Claws, and Pariahs: Victorians vs. the Creature

Monday, September 23, 2019 - 4:23pm
Association of Canadian College and University Teachers of English (ACCUTE)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, November 15, 2019

ACCUTE Member-Organized Panel: Fangs, Claws, and Pariahs: Victorians vs. the Creature


Panel Organizers: Alicia Alves (, Lin Young (, and Alyce Soulodre (

Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences, Western University, London, Ontario, May 30-June 5, 2020

Exploring Urban Spaces in Cinema

Sunday, October 13, 2019 - 3:43pm
Celluloid, The Film Club, Miranda House
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, December 30, 2019

About Chalchitra Darpan

Chalchitra Darpan is an upcoming film journal by Celluloid, the Film Club of Miranda House, University of Delhi. The journal is a medium to bridge the gap between film academia and undergraduate research. It aims at encouraging film and media enthusiasts towards analysing the ever-changing field of films.

Editors-in-chief: Giitanjali and Oli Chatterjee

Opening Edition: Urban Spaces


Urbanisation and urbanity have brought with them new cultures, artistic avenues and opportunities. The cultural perceptions of a city, its conception, its morality and its decline have become an arena for discussions of modernity, technology, crime, theology, nostalgia and much more.

ACLA 2020 The World vs. The Global

Monday, September 23, 2019 - 2:42pm
Sara Marzioli; Germán Campos-Muñoz
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, September 23, 2019

Can we theorize World Literature as an intellectual and creative practice of resistance against the cultural imperialism embodied by the idea of the Global, the celebration of what Graham Hubbard calls the “postcolonial exotic,” and the hegemony of the English language? Is there a degree of antagonism between World Literature and the Global--or between the notions of translation and lingua franca? In what ways have these various terms been conflated or exchanged, and what do these conceptual entanglements tell us about the stakes and methodology of World Literature as a theory, a field of inquiry, and an institution?

CFP: How to do things with speculative pragmatism?

Monday, September 23, 2019 - 4:28pm
AM Journal of Art and Media Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, December 31, 2019

“A thing is when it isn’t doing”, writes Brian Massumi in Parables for the Virtual: Movement, Affect, Sensation (2002: 6). But the thing is always doing, so much so that the thing, any-thing, is constituted through the doing. Every-thing is fundamentally relational. Given this starting point, the key terms of the onto-politico-aesthetic debate change; they are: affect, immanence, movement, intensity, emergence, becoming, event, virtual, nature-culture, space-time.