The WMS is seeking submissions for the following guaranteed session for MLA 2020:
2nd Call for Papers
2019 Shakespearean Theatre Conference:
“Festival and Festivity”
Call for Papers
Arts and the City
23-24 May 2019, Budapest, Hungary
Károli Gáspár University & The Hungarian Academy of Sciences
ANDREW GIBSON, Royal Holloway, University of London
BERNARDINE EVARISTO, writer, London
(author of Lara, Soul Tourists, and Blonde Roots, among other novels)
NOÉMI SZÉCSI, writer, Budapest
(author of The Finno-Ugrian Vampire and Mandragora Street 7, among other novels)
CFP: Joyce "Afterlives" (North American James Joyce Symposium, Mexico City, Mexico; June 12-16)
Conference site: https://www.joycewithoutborders.com/
This panel will analyze how Joyce circulates in popular and literary culture (widely defined). Joyce appears in novels, music, cinema, television, etc; works by Michael Arlen, Kate Bush, and Richard Linklater, and shows like The Simpsons, constitute famous examples. Joyce’s image, name and aura are features of all kinds of objects, ranging from pubs to statues to merchandise like t-shirts and finger puppets.
AFEA Symposium: Discipline and indiscipline, University of Nantes, France, 22-24 May 2019
Popular Culture workshop:
"The undisciplined discipline: challenges of Pop Cultural Studies (USA/Canada)"
Call for papers: Creative and Speculative Writing in Cultural History
Proposed panel for the International Society for Cultural History (26-29 June 2019)
What is the place of creative and speculative writing in history? Are these distinct or related practices? Should one or both be employed? What are the methodological and theoretical underpinnings of writing history creatively or speculatively? What ethical issues do each of these modes of history writing raise?
10. Annual Conference of the Gesellschaft für Fantastikforschung: Das Romantisch-Fantastische – The Romantic Fantastic
September 18th–23rd, 2019 at the Free University of Berlin, Cinepoetics - Center for Advanced Film Studies and Department of Film Studies
IABA Asia-Pacific International Conference 2019
“Life Writing and Asia-Pacific Cultures”
Rule-making and rule-breaking: discipline and indiscipline in American dance and music
AFEA annual congress, University of Nantes, France, May 21-24 , 2019
Despite the incidence of climate change scepticism amongst right-wing politicians in the United States and elsewhere, there is a near-consensus amongst scientists that current levels of atmospheric greenhouse gas are sufficient to alter global weather patterns to possibly disastrous effect. Writing in the journal Utopian Studies in 2016, the Californian science fiction writer Kim Stanley Robinson observed that: "Climate change is inevitable - we’re already in it - and because we’re caught in technological and cultural path dependency, we can’t easily get back out of it ...