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EXT: WRITING EXTINCTION

updated: 
Friday, November 17, 2017 - 2:37pm
Oxford Literary Review
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, December 31, 2018

Call for Papers for Oxford Literary Review 41.1 (July 2019)

ext: writing extinction

Imagine thinking about extinction, starting from ext and extending, textually and extra-textually, and coming back to the raw, more-or-other-than-death thought, perhaps unthinkable, of extinction.

ext would suggest the perhaps for now truncated name of something needing thinking, a thought without a thinker, that would be more than a thought—extinction, textuality, extravagant thinking of the effects of a vanishing without trace, that we can’t face.

Global Challenges: Borders, Populism and the Postcolonial Condition

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Friday, November 17, 2017 - 2:37pm
Linnaeus University, Sweden
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 15, 2018

LNUC Concurrences, Linnaeus University, June 14-16, 2018. Sweden

Global Challenges: Borders, Populism and the Postcolonial Condition is an interdisciplinary

conference that brings together scholars in Critical Theory, Cultural Studies, History and Postcolonial

and Decolonial Studies. Confirmed keynote speakers are Dominick LaCapra, Carolyn Dean,

Boaventura de Sousa Santos, and Gurminder Bhambra. The conference considers current global

challenges in the light of the international development of the past 10 years. 2008 was the time when

the invasion of Iraq ground to a definitive halt, the global financial crisis unfolded, triggering a tactic of

City and (Dis)Order

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Friday, November 17, 2017 - 2:35pm
Saloua Karoui-Elounelli Ecole Normale Supérieure
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, December 30, 2017

CITY  & (DIS)ORDER

                              (Re)Mapping the Metropolis ; (De)Coding Urban (dis)order

                                                     in the Discourses of Culture                                         

 

       The renewed interest in exploring the urban theme in the arenas of culture studies and the constructs of literary and artistic creativity, has quite often coincided with the moments of crises, of major changes in the conceptualizing of historical processes and of the human experience and consciousness of environmental questions, of belonging and alienation.

Transatlantic Otherness and the Politics of Form

updated: 
Friday, November 17, 2017 - 2:35pm
Shifting Tides, Anxious Borders: A Graduate Conference in Transnational American Studies (9th Annual)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, February 16, 2018

Shifting Tides, Anxious Borders: A Graduate Conference in Transnational American Studies (9th Annual)

 

Theme: “Transatlantic Otherness and the Politics of Form”

Where: Binghamton University, Downtown Center

When: Saturday, March 24th, 2018

Keynote: Eric Lott (CUNY Graduate Center)

Deadline for Proposal Submission: February 16th, 2018

 

Cultural Histories of Air and Illness Conference

updated: 
Friday, November 17, 2017 - 2:33pm
University of Warwick
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 15, 2018

Call for Papers
Cultural Histories of Air and Illness Conference
University of Warwick
8–9 June 2018

Keynote Speakers:
Jennifer Tucker (Wesleyan University)
Richard Hamblyn (Birkbeck, University of London)

UTK Nexus 2018 Agency and Artificiality: Assembling Humanity in the 21st Century

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Thursday, November 16, 2017 - 9:35am
University of Tennessee, Knoxville
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 5, 2018

 

Call for Papers, Nexus 2018

March 1-3, 2018 | Knoxville, TN

The University of Tennessee, Knoxville

 

The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, welcomes proposals for presentations at Nexus 2018, our 8th biennial interdisciplinary conference, related to the theme of Agency and Artificiality: Assembling Humanity in the 21st Century.  

 

Animals in the Humanities

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Tuesday, November 14, 2017 - 9:17am
Virginia Humanities Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, February 5, 2018

2018 VIRGINIA HUMANITIES CONFERENCE

Call for Papers

 

Animals in the Humanities:

Relations, Representations, and Ethical Implications

 

Roanoke College, Virginia

March 23–24, 2018     Deadline: Feb 5, 2018

Does the presence of animals in culture call the very nature of the humanities into question?

Human Rights Now: Texts, Contexts, Comparisons

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Tuesday, November 14, 2017 - 9:17am
Texas Tech University
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 15, 2018

Anti-apartheid activist, Bishop Desmond Tutu, explained the African concept of “Ubuntu” in this way: “My humanity is caught up, is inextricably bound up, in what is yours.” If connection is a way of being human, our actions impact others – human, animal, nature – and return to us in ways we cannot predict. Exploring the interconnectedness of humanity, humaneness, and human rights through texts, contexts, and comparisons, we invite papers for the 50th Annual Texas Tech University Comparative Literature Symposium on April 6-7, 2018.

 

Forever Silent: Fiction and the Sixth Mass Extinction

updated: 
Tuesday, November 14, 2017 - 9:17am
Edited Collection
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, January 31, 2018

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?

Environment, Law and Society Journal, Vol IV

updated: 
Monday, November 13, 2017 - 9:21am
National University of Advanced Legal Studies, Kochi
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, December 18, 2017

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.

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