Most scientists and other interested parties agree that we have firmly entered the Anthropocene and literary and cultural scholars have been alongside their colleagues in the sciences studying the fiction produced during, and written about, the Anthropocene. The two decades of the 21st Century have seen an explosion of scholarly attention directed toward fiction and the Anthropocene. Adam Trexler’s Anthropocene Fictions: The Novel in a Time of Climate Change Pieter Vermeulen’s “‘The Sea, Not the Ocean’: Anthropocene Fiction and the Memory of (Non)human Life,” and Kate Marshall’s “What Are the Novels of the Anthropocene?
CALL FOR PAPERS: FOR A PANEL at the American Literature Association, San Francisco, CA, May 24-27, 2018
Witches and “Nasty Women”: Unruly Tongues in American Literature
The International Gothic Association postgraduate blog is looking for bloggers and podcasters!
If you are a graduate student working with any aspect of the Gothic, consider writing us a short blog post, or recording us a podcast. It could relate to your work, or any other Gothic tangent that has taken your interest. Blogs should be around 600 words; short, snappy and conversational, with the aim of sparking conversation within the IGA community. If you want to write a blog longer than 600 words, we would encourage you to split it into two or more parts, but these are supposed to be informal rather than articles or papers.
Irish Journeys: Famine Legacies and Reconnecting Communities.
The 2018 Irish Famine Summer School and International Conference:
Irish National Famine Museum, Strokestown Park House, the Irish Heritage Trust, and Ireland’s Great Hunger Institute at Quinnipiac University
The 2018 Irish Famine Summer School will take place at Strokestown Park House from 20th-24th June. The theme is Irish Journeys: Famine Legacies and Reconnecting Communities.
Mississippi Philological Association Meeting and Conference
March 2-3, 2018
Jackson State University
Call for Papers
The Mississippi Philological Association (MPA) invites submissions of critical or pedagogical papers and creative works for the annual association meeting and conference to be held March 2-3, 2018, at the Mississppi eCenter campus at Jackson State University in Jackson, Mississippi. The conference is hosted by the Department of English, Foreign Languages, and Speech Communication, the Department of History and Philosophy, and the College of Liberal Arts at Jackson State University.
The EGSA is pleased to release the call for papers for our fifth annual graduate conference to be held on Saturday, April 14th 2018. This year's conference theme is "Haunted Heritage: Confronting a Culture of Specters."
Haunted Heritage: Confronting a Culture of Specters
Rutgers University, Camden Graduate Conference
2018 marks 100 years of women's suffrage in Germany and Austria, early European adopters behind only the Scandinavian countries, and 47 years post-suffrage in Switzerland, a late adopter trailed only by Lichtenstein.
Deadline fast approaching.
From E.T.A Hoffmann's Tales of Hoffmann and Philip K. Dick's Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? to Isaac Asimov's I, Robot, Vernor Vinge's Rainbows End and Warren Ellis' Transmetropolitan authors have been exploring the human/machine interface since before the computer age. Today we stand on the threshold to the lab as the government contemplates microchipping all U.S. military personnel and office workers are already implanting themselves for convenience ala M.T. Anderson's Feed.
The demand for online education continues to grow. In fact, more than six million students are currently taking distance education courses. As online education steadily increases, students not participating in any distance education courses is decreasing; this number “dropped by almost one million between 2012 and 2015” (Allen and Seaman 3).
Annual Graduates in Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Conference at Penn State
February 24th, 2018 in the Oak Building
Call for Papers:
Editors: Dr Izabella Penier (University of Central Lancashire, The State University of Applied Sciences in Plock) & Magda Dolińska-Rydzek (Justus-Liebig University Giessen)
The 50th anniversary of the death of the eminent Polish philosopher and humanist Roman Ingarden in 2020 is an occasion to launch an international academic debate on his philosophical legacy. It is also an opportunity to share and celebrate the efforts of Jagiellonian University aimed at the study and archivisation of Ingarden’s hitherto unknown correspondence and research papers. These tasks are being carried out as part of the project entitled ‘The Roman Ingarden Digital Archive: Previously Unpublished Correspondence and Academic Papers of the Eminent Polish Humanist’, financed within the framework of the DIALOG programme, using funds provided by the Ministry of Science and Higher Education of the Republic of Poland.
NOIR AESTHETICS IN WORLD LITERATURES
Language and Violence Research Strand
Department of European Languages and Cultures
University of Edinburgh
15th June 2018
ENVIRONMENT, LAW AND SOCIETY JOURNAL, VOLUME IV
CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS
The Centre for Environment and Law at the National University of Advanced Legal Studies, Kochi welcomes contributions for the fourth volume of the Environment and Society Journal.
The Environment, Law and Society Journal [ELSJ] is a peer-reviewed, double-blind journal. Starting with the fourth volume, the ELSJ will be completely Open Access. Academics, legal practitioners, researchers, students, professionals and interested scholars from the field of environmental law may submit original, unpublished articles for consideration.
The Near Eastern Studies graduate students at UC Berkeley would like to invite the graduate students of your department to participate in the 2018 UC Berkeley Near Eastern Studies Graduate Student Conference. Please find our full Call for Papers on our website (jagnesjournal.wordpress.com), we would greatly appreciate if you could distribute this to your department's students and any other relevant audiences.