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CFP: SFRA 2018 (Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI; Sunday, July 1 through Wednesday, July 4, 2018)

updated: 
Tuesday, January 30, 2018 - 3:22pm
Science Fiction Research Association
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 30, 2018

CALL FOR PAPERS

 

SCIENCE FICTION RESEARCH ASSOCIATION ANNUAL CONFERENCE 2018

Sunday, July 1- Wednesday, July 4, 2018

Marquette University (Milwaukee, WI)

 

Conference Theme: The Future of Labor

 

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS

Peter Frase (author of Four Futures)

Rebekah Sheldon (author of The Child to Come)

 

Edited collection and journal special issue: utopia, dystopia, science fiction and ethics

updated: 
Tuesday, January 30, 2018 - 3:21pm
Monash University & University of Warwick
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, April 30, 2018

The organisers of the (Un)Ethical Futures conference (Melbourne, 15–17 December 2017) invite contributions for a special themed issue of Colloquy: Text, Theory, Critique and an edited essay collection, provisionally titled (Un)Ethical Futures: Utopia, Dystopia and Science Fiction.

Deadline for submissions: 30 April 2018.

Call for Papers "Haunted Heritage: Confronting a Culture of Specters"

updated: 
Tuesday, January 30, 2018 - 3:20pm
Rutgers University / English Graduate Student Association
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, February 15, 2018

 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

Fascination, a special journal issue

updated: 
Tuesday, January 30, 2018 - 3:19pm
Postmodern Culture
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, June 1, 2019

“On Fascination”: A Special Issue of Postmodern Culture

Ed. Mikko Tuhkanen, Texas A&M University

Call for papers

 

What remains of postmodernity?

updated: 
Tuesday, January 30, 2018 - 2:32pm
Forma. Revista d’Estudis Comparatius (Pompeu Fabra University)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, April 20, 2018

Forma. Revista d’Estudis Comparatius has the honor to present the new call for papers for its seventeenth number, titled

What remains of postmodernity?

SAMEMES 2018 Conference, call for papers

updated: 
Tuesday, January 30, 2018 - 10:49am
University of Berne, Switzerland
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, March 25, 2018

Swiss Association of Medieval and Early Modern English Studies SAMEMES

Sixth International Conference

 

13-14 September 2018

University of Bern

 

Secrecy and Surveillance
in Medieval and Early Modern England

 

Call for Reviews: Journal of Gaming and Virtual Worlds

updated: 
Tuesday, January 30, 2018 - 10:48am
Matthew Johnson / SIUE
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, December 31, 2018

Journal of Gaming & Virtual Worlds

 

(ISSN: 1757191X / Online ISSN: 17571928)

 

As Reviews Editor for the Journal of Gaming & Virtual Worlds, I am always seeking reviewers for game/gaming-related academic books, websites, communities, and “popular” books, in addition to reviews of virtual environments and, of course, videogames (recent or older, single- or multiplayer, across all platforms).  If you are interested in writing a videogame-related or virtual space-related review, please email Matthew Johnson <matjohn @ siue . edu >.  Happy to entertain questions.

 

CHAPTER PROPOSALS ARE INVITED FOR AN EDITED VOLUME TITLED STATES AND PRISONS: HUMANITIES AND CARCERAL IMAGINARIES

updated: 
Tuesday, January 23, 2018 - 10:33am
Shreerekha Subramanian/University of Houston-Clear Lake
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, March 15, 2018

This edited anthology explores the nexus between violence and carcerality within the discursive order of state practices. Scholars within humanities, engaging with critiques of carcerality in relation to state violence from different global contexts are welcome to contribute to this anthology. This volume aims to align with the larger objectives envisioned by activist groups such as M4BL (Movement for Black Lives): building alliances with indigenous people’s struggles, political prisoners’ solidarity work, and activists resisting violence against women and LGBTQIA communities. It explores the potential to forge a global discursive order oriented toward anticolonial liberation struggles.

 

The Charge of the Light Brigade (1968): Half a Century Onward

updated: 
Tuesday, January 30, 2018 - 10:46am
Sheffield Hallam University
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, February 28, 2018

The Charge of the Light Brigade: Half a Century Onward

A One-Day Symposium

Friday 18 May 2018, The Void Cinema, Sheffield Hallam University

 

Next year sees the fiftieth anniversary of the release of Woodfall Films’ epic production The Charge of the Light Brigade. While the film suffered from director Tony Richardson’s fractious relationship with the critics when it first appeared, it has subsequently assumed a totemic significance in British cinema history, embracing the anti-imperial values of the 1960s counter-culture in its depiction of one of the great disasters of British military history.

Disability Studies and Ecocriticism: Critical and Creative Intersections

updated: 
Tuesday, January 30, 2018 - 10:01am
Studies in the Humanities
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, March 1, 2018

This CFP calls for critical essays and creative works that address the intersection of disability studies and ecocriticism, or disability and the environment. In terms of critical essays, we will consider analyses of novels, poetry, comics, dance, art, and movies. We will also consider creative works (including creative nonfiction, poetry, and fiction) that center on an exploration of the relationship(s) between disability and the environment.

NFEAP 2018: The Future of Genres

updated: 
Tuesday, January 30, 2018 - 10:46am
Norwegian Forum for English for Academic Purposes
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, February 18, 2018

We are pleased to announce the  12th annual NFEAP summer conference, which will take place on Thursday the 7th   and Friday the 8th  of June 2018 at Oslo and Akershus University College of Applied Sciences (Høgskolen i Oslo og Akershus), Oslo, Norway.

 

The theme for the 2018 conference is The Future of Genres

 

Or, to put it another way, “The Futures of Genre” …

 

Victorian Animal Encounters

updated: 
Tuesday, January 30, 2018 - 10:00am
University of Portsmouth
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, February 28, 2018

Victorian Animal Encounters: A one day conference University of Portsmouth UK, 4 May 2018  Keynote speaker: Dr Jane Hamlett, Royal Holloway “I went to show my friend Pigott the grave of the illustrious Shelley. Approaching the resting-place of the divine poet in a bright sunlight, the finest black Tom you ever saw discovered at an incredible distance that a catanthropist had entered the cemetery—rushed up at a gallop with his tail at right-angles to his spine—turned over on his back with his four paws in the air, and said in the language of cats: ‘Shelley be hanged! Come and tickle me!’ I stooped and tickled him. We were both profoundly affected.” (Wilkie Collins, letter to his mother, 1866).

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