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Science Fiction at the End of History Conference

updated: 
Wednesday, February 14, 2024 - 2:33pm
Dr River Seager / Dr Chris Gerrard
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 29, 2024

“Some people think the future means the end of history. Well, we haven't run out of history quite yet.” 

- Captain Kirk, Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country (1991)

 

MMLA 2024 Permanent Session: Old and Middle English Language and Literature

updated: 
Wednesday, February 14, 2024 - 2:32pm
Midwest Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, April 15, 2024

This year’s theme of "Health in/of the Humanities" has broad possibilities within the languages, literatures, histories, and cultures related to Old and Middle English. This panel welcomes papers that address the presence, importance, and/or relevance of health, medicine, and/or science in Old and Middle English works of any kind, as well as explorations, arguments, or discussions of the relevance or importance or perceptions of these texts and ideas in both the medieval  and the modern world.

Collections as Data / Data as Collections @ 27-28 June 2024 / Limerick, Ireland

updated: 
Wednesday, February 14, 2024 - 2:32pm
Digital Preservation for the Arts, Social Sciences, and Humanities
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, March 21, 2024

DPASSH is a biennial conference responding to questions relating to digital preservation within the arts and social sciences subject domain.

The 2024 conference is entitled Collections as Data / Data as Collections and takes place on 27-28th June. The event is a joint collaboration between the Digital Repository of Ireland, the University of Limerick and the Hunt Museum, Limerick.

 


 

 

Collections as Data / Data as Collections

Fin de Sexe? A Symposium on Sexuality

updated: 
Wednesday, February 14, 2024 - 2:23pm
University of Edinburgh
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, April 15, 2024

Fin de Sexe? A Symposium on Sexuality

25th June 2024, Edinbugh

Keynote: Professor Heike Bauer

 

Fin the Sexe is a FREE symposium, and we will offer travel bursaries to all chosen participants. 

The Wild City - 2025 MLA Special Session (New Orleans, LA - Jan. 9-12)

updated: 
Wednesday, February 14, 2024 - 2:18pm
Matthew Lambert
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, March 10, 2024

In his essay “Walking,” Henry David Thoreau proclaims, “…in wildness is the preservation of the world.”  As the world continues to urbanize, it’s as important as ever to identify the diverse ways that humans interact with wildness in cities and reflect on how these interactions inform our understanding of, relationship to, and impact on nature.  This special session seeks papers that consider encounters of wildness in urban landscapes as depicted in literature, film, photography, music, video games, and other cultural texts from all periods and regions.  Though abstract on all relevant topics are welcome, special consideration will be given to proposals that interrogate how urban encounters of wildness:

 

Call for Submissions: Journal of Springsteen Studies

updated: 
Wednesday, February 14, 2024 - 2:18pm
Caroline Madden / BOSS: The Biannual Online-Journal of Springsteen Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, April 8, 2024

BOSS: The Biannual Online-Journal of Springsteen Studies (http://boss.mcgill.ca/) is an open-access academic journal that publishes peer-reviewed essays on Bruce Springsteen. The editors of BOSS are currently soliciting papers for the journal’s sixth edition, with an expected publication date of December 2024.

CFP Call for Papers - Deconstructing Realities: The 3rd International Academic Conference of Yoobee College of Creative Innovation

updated: 
Wednesday, February 14, 2024 - 2:18pm
Dr. Kathryn A. Hardy Bernal, Head of Research, Yoobee Colleges
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, July 31, 2024

Deconstructing Realities: The 3rd International Academic Conference of Yoobee College of Creative Innovation

Event Dates: 22 – 24 January 2025, Auckland, New Zealand

Abstract Submission Deadline: 31 July 2024

Reminder: Academic Conference on Canadian Science Fiction and Fantasy (ACCSFF '24)

updated: 
Wednesday, February 14, 2024 - 2:15pm
Academic Conference of Canadian Science Fiction and Fantasy
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, February 15, 2024

ACCSFF ‘24

Call for Papers

 

The 2024 Academic Conference on Canadian Science Fiction and Fantasy will be held Saturday and Sunday, June 8-9, 2024, in Toronto, Ontario, at York University.

This year's keynote speakers are Dr. Larissa Lai and Dr. Nicholas Ruddick.

We invite proposals for papers in any area of Canadian science fiction and fantasy, including:

    -studies of individual works and authors;
    -comparative studies;
    -studies that place works in their literary and/or
     cultural contexts.

Postcolonial Interventions (ISSN 2455-6564)

updated: 
Wednesday, February 14, 2024 - 2:14pm
Postcolonial Interventions: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Postcolonial Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, April 30, 2024

Postcolonial Interventions (ISSN 2455-6564)

Call for Papers

 Vol. IX, Issue 2 (June 2024) 

Labor in African-American Literature (MLA 2025)

updated: 
Wednesday, February 14, 2024 - 2:14pm
MLA 2025 Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, March 17, 2024

This proposed session at next year's MLA conference invites presentations on the role of labor and working in African-American literature across all historical periods and fields of labor. 250 word abstract to Jacob DeBrock.

 

Antonin Artaud: New Critical Reflections

updated: 
Wednesday, February 14, 2024 - 2:12pm
Kingston University
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, February 29, 2024

Dear all 

 

Please note we have had to alter the format our conference slightly - we are now hosting a 2 day conference based on 15 minute presentations rather than a day of presentations and a day of performances.

We are especially inviting female contributors as well as new researchers and early researchers in the field of Artaud studies.

 

Antonin Artaud: New Critical Reflections 

Dates: July 30th and 31st 2024, Kingston University, Town house Building (Penrhyn Rd Campus, 30th-31st July)

 

Eleventh International Iris Murdoch Conference

updated: 
Wednesday, February 14, 2024 - 2:12pm
The Iris Murdoch Society
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, March 31, 2024

Eleventh International Iris Murdoch Conference

University of Chichester, 30 August -1 September 2024: First Call for Papers

The Eleventh International Conference on Iris Murdoch studies will take place at the University of Chichester in 2024. The conference will showcase ongoing, and published, Murdoch scholarship with a particular focus on Aspirations and Inspirations.

Destruction and Renewal: Journal of Faith And the Academy 2024

updated: 
Wednesday, February 14, 2024 - 2:10pm
Institute of Faith And the Academy
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, June 1, 2024

Humanity moves doggedly forward. We move in leaps, in fits, at times dragged, but we move forward all the same, sharp-stung by a tension our unique self-awareness gives us: the need to tear down and rebuild and the certainty to find it haunted by those same old ghosts. History reveals a constant cycle of destruction and renewal. Sometimes outside forces press change upon us: the hand of God scattering the nations at Babel or the devastation wrought by the Black Death in fourteenth-century Europe. Sometimes our own innovation kickstarts the change: the printing press, the Industrial Revolution, the iPhone.

The Futures of Postcolonial Thought: Desire and Collectivity

updated: 
Tuesday, February 13, 2024 - 7:58pm
Association of Postcolonial thought
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, April 15, 2024

Focusing on the interplay between “Desire and Collectivity,” the third symposium of The Association of Postcolonial Thought gestures to the many political, personal, and affective drives that structure our orientation to the past and to the possibilities of the present. It likewise speculates about the collectivities such desires engender and the futures they call into being. While the 2022 APT rubric, “Anticolonialism as Theory,” reconsidered the past through the foundations of postcolonial thought, and the 2023 APT topic, “Crisis,” contemplated the calamities of our present, the 2024 theme asks us to envision the possibilities of what could be.

History and Nostalgia: The 1950s in popular culture

updated: 
Tuesday, February 13, 2024 - 2:59pm
PopCRN - the Popular Culture Research Network
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 31, 2025

PopCRN (the Popular Culture Network) will be holding a free virtual symposium exploring the 1950s in popular culture. Held online on Thursday 28th and Friday 29th of March 2025.

The 1950s was the decade where the world began to recover from the tragedy of the Second World War. This conference aims to explore both the popular culture of the 1950s, and how the 1950s have been depicted in the popular culture of other eras.

“London Calling”: The British Capital in Popular Culture

updated: 
Tuesday, February 13, 2024 - 2:59pm
PopCRN - the Popular Culture Research Network
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, September 30, 2024

PopCRN (the Popular Culture Network) will be holding a free virtual symposium exploring the city that is London. Held online on Thursday 5th and Friday 6th of December 2024.

London is one of the great cities of the world and has witnessed many events, both fictional and real. This conference aims to explore the multiple ways London has been depicted in popular culture, from a multi-disciplinary perspective.

“I canna’ change the laws of physics”: Depictions of Science in Popular Culture

updated: 
Tuesday, February 13, 2024 - 2:58pm
PopCRN - the Popular Culture Research Network
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, July 31, 2024

“I canna’ change the laws of physics”: Depictions of Science in Popular Culture

PopCRN (the Popular Culture Network) is back with a free virtual symposium exploring science in popular culture. To be held online on Thursday 16th and Friday 17th of October 2024.

“Field of Dreams”: The Popular Culture of Sports

updated: 
Tuesday, February 13, 2024 - 2:58pm
PopCRN - the Popular Culture Research Network
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, April 30, 2024

“Field of Dreams”: The Popular Culture of Sports

PopCRN (the Popular Culture Network) is celebrating the games of the XXXIII Olympiad in Paris with a free online conference exploring of the wide world of sports. The conference will be held on Thursday 25th-Friday 26th July 2024.

Guilty Pleasures: Examining Crime in Popular Culture

updated: 
Tuesday, February 13, 2024 - 2:58pm
PopCRN - the Popular Culture Research Network
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, February 29, 2024

PopCRN (the Popular Culture Network) is back with a virtual symposium exploring the criminal in popular culture. To be held online on Thursday 2nd and Friday 3rd of May 2024.

Crime is one of the most popular genres across the popular culture spectrum. Celebrated detectives, true crime podcasts, police procedurals, the fashion of crime and deviancy, spy, war, political and corporate crimes in film, sport cheats, pickpockets and con artists, glamourous lawyers, innocent victims, and grumpy Judges are just some of the ways crime is represented in popular culture. This conference aims to examine the crime genre in popular culture.

Keynote Speaker

Small Screen Food: American Identity Through a Culinary Televisual Lens

updated: 
Tuesday, February 13, 2024 - 12:55pm
Urszula Niewiadomska-Flis and Carrie Helms Tippen
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 15, 2024

CFP: Small Screen Food: American Identity Through a Culinary Televisual Lens

Salman Rushdie characterized the serial television show “as the novelistic medium of the 21st century,” signifying its emerging importance and elevating its status to a realm traditionally occupied by novels. This shift, propelled by technological advancements and new patterns in media consumption like streaming and binge-watching, highlights televisions’ artistic and cultural importance. Rushdie’s view acknowledges television series as valuable cultural artifacts of considerable artistic depth and cultural weight.

Journal of European Popular Culture - For Immediate Next Issue

updated: 
Tuesday, February 13, 2024 - 6:53am
Journal of European Popular Culture - Intellect Publishers
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, February 27, 2024

Journal of European Popular Culture (JEPC)

Intellect Publishers

Next issue - call for article/s

This peer-reviewed journal seeks lively submissions for its latest issues on any aspect of European cultural and creative activity.

The next issue is open at present

This peer reviewed journal is interested in contemporary practices, but also in historical, contextual, biographical or theoretical analyses relating to past cultural activities in Europe.

Book Series - Global Historical Fictions

updated: 
Tuesday, February 13, 2024 - 5:21am
Global Historical Fictions
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, December 31, 2025

Forthcoming Book Series: Global Historical Fictions

Defining historical fictions as encompassing of many media forms, this book series invites contributions that consider the multiple ways in which we shape history for diverse purposes, and that investigate popular history in a variety of contexts, and modes.

Women and Turkish Shakespeares (Edited Volume)

updated: 
Monday, February 12, 2024 - 3:00pm
Turkish Shakespeares
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, March 31, 2024

Women and Turkish Shakespeares (Edited Volume)

Contact email: turkishshakespeares@gmail.com 

 

Call for Chapters

 

Turkey has a long tradition of reading, translating and staging William Shakespeare’s plays as part of the country’s modernisation process. Yet, this long tradition has remained relatively obscure for the majority of both Turkish and non-Turkish academic and non-academic circles.

 

The Ruins of Empire: Postcolonial Hauntings

updated: 
Monday, February 12, 2024 - 8:25am
Postcolonial Narrations Postgraduate Forum
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, May 19, 2024

The notion of ‘haunting’ connotes windswept houses tormented by ghosts and specters, forging a connection between an unresolved past, the troubled present, and imagined futures. With Derrida’s coinage of the French neologism l’hantologie (hauntology), the figure of the specter became a byword for the “disjunction in the presence of being” (Goellner 5), pointing to the conflicting connection between the present and the past. Indeed, “[i]nstead of demanding a distancing, the twists and turns of haunting manifest as a thinking against or after” (Blanco and Peeren 32).

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