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Dark Economies: Anxious Futures, Fearful Pasts Conference

updated: 
Wednesday, December 4, 2019 - 3:43pm
Falmouth University, UK
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, February 2, 2020

After the success of the Folk Horror in the Twenty First Century conference hosted by Falmouth University, we are holding another related conference in 2020.

 

The present is dark. With the rise of right-wing populism, global migrations and immigrations, continued violence, abuse and crime, prejudice and intolerance, there is increasing anxiety about the future. The Earth itself is under threat from environmental catastrophe and a mass extinction event is anticipated. The collapse of society, morality, and the environment was often also feared in the past, particularly in Gothic, horror and dystopian fictions and texts. What were the monsters of the past? What are our monsters now?

 

PARTICIPATION : MAKING COMMUNITY IN CONTEMPORARY IRISH ARTS

updated: 
Wednesday, December 4, 2019 - 3:44pm
Université Rennes 2
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, February 14, 2020

PARTICIPATION : 

MAKING COMMUNITY IN CONTEMPORARY IRISH ARTS

 

University of Rennes 2, France, 4-5 June 2020

 

 

Dragons: A Series of Edited Volumes UPDATE/EXTENDED DEADLINE

updated: 
Wednesday, December 4, 2019 - 3:43pm
Northwestern State University
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, January 15, 2020

Dragons: A Series of Edited Volumes

deadline for submissions: 

January 15, 2020

full name / name of organization: 

Northwestern State University

contact email: 

rachel.carazo@snhu.edu

I received a great response to the last call for papers regarding the volumes on dragons. As a result, I have been better able to refine and divide results.

Below are the new details for the updated call for papers:

Theorizing Corporeality in the Climate Change Era

updated: 
Wednesday, December 4, 2019 - 3:42pm
Kritika Kultura
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 31, 2020

Theorizing about the body has never been more urgent than in our current era of climate change. Stacy Alaimo has compellingly argued that “potent ethical and political possibilities emerge from the literal contact zone between human corporeality and more-than-human nature.” In the decade or so since she first penned those words, these ethical and political possibilities have become even more urgent, and the borders of the contact zones themselves have become more blurred. Climate change has had increasingly intimate corporeal implications (especially in the Global South), and the widening gap between the rich and the poor has only exacerbated these matters, as has the global rise in right-wing extremism.

Spanish Literature on the Philippines

updated: 
Wednesday, December 4, 2019 - 3:42pm
Kritika Kultura
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, February 15, 2020

Kritika Kultura invites interested scholars to submit manuscripts to a Forum Kritika on Spanish Literature on the Philippines, guest edited by Rocío Ortuño Casanova of University of Antwerp (Belgium). Selected papers will be published in the August 2021 issue of Kritika Kultura (ISSN: 1656-152x), an international peer-reviewed journal indexed in, among others, the Arts and Humanities Citation Index (Clarivate), EBSCO, and Scopus.

African Perceptions of the Black Diaspora

updated: 
Wednesday, December 4, 2019 - 12:37pm
Félix Houphouët-Boigny University
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, March 31, 2020

"African Perceptions of the Black Diaspora"

It is not surprising that the diaspora, in its representations of the origin seeks to establish and maintain the links with the dreamed motherland for everything leads to think that the place left, voluntarily or because of political, historical and even natural contingencies, do not leave the diasporic subject. Confronted with an in-between situation, his creative work articulates different identities, opposing cultures and a vague memory of the origin. But how does this origin think and represent its diaspora? This is the central question of this anthology, essentially dedicated to Africa.

Latina/o/x Literature and Culture Society

updated: 
Wednesday, December 4, 2019 - 12:40pm
American Literature Association 31st Annual Conference 2020
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 31, 2020

Call for Papers

The Latina/o/x Literature & Culture Society 

of the American Literature Association

31st Annual Conference: May 21-24, 2020 

Manchester Grand Hyatt, San Diego, CA

Deadline: January 31, 2020

 

Human Matters: Engaging Publics in the Humanities

updated: 
Wednesday, December 4, 2019 - 3:45pm
Public Humanities Hub - Okanagan
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, January 15, 2020

Human Matters: Engaging Publics in the Humanities

July 8-11, 2020

University of British Columbia Okanagan, Kelowna, Canada

 

Call for Papers

Deadline for paper and session proposals: January 15, 2020

 

Language, Culture, Environment Journal

updated: 
Tuesday, December 3, 2019 - 9:36am
Vivienne Westbrook / KIMEP University
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 20, 2019

EDITORIAL CALL FOR PAPERS

Language, Culture, Environment (co-edited by Dr. Vivienne Westbrook, Professor of English & Cultural Studies at KIMEP University and John Westbrook, Senior Lecturer at KIMEP University) is currently inviting submissions for the January 2020 edition of this important new journal. The title of this issue will be  2020: Retrospect, Revision and Vision. https://kimep.kz/lcej/

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