The presence of science fiction in university classrooms is by now no longer shocking; the genre has become a mainstay not only in literature and philosophy classrooms but also in STEM fields, as its predictions and extrapolations pose memorable and concrete case studies to explore the societal and ethical implications of technological innovation, as well as interesting practical engineering problems to try to solve with real-world science.
journals and collections of essays
Call for Essays: Film adaptations of comic book characters/comic franchises/superheroes between the years of 1998-2020
For the book: Feeding Cultural Fear: Essays on Films During a Time of Transition, 1998-2020
I am looking for a completed chapter for an academic book that aims to examine the manifestation of collective societal fears in film. This collection will cover films specifically from the time period of 1998-2020. This collection is under contract with McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers and will be released in 2020.
Every four years, the Global Center for Religious Research (GCRR) must seek replacements for certain executive positions within the organization. We are now accepting applications for the following roles to help run the GCRR Academic Society:
- Executive Officer
- Society Secretary
- Society Treasurer
Messengers from the Stars:
On Science Fiction and Fantasy
No. 5, 2020
Edited by: Matthew Hill
Co-edited by: João Félix
Messengers from the Stars is an international, peer-reviewed journal, offering academic articles, reviews, and providing an outlet for a wide range of creative work inspired by science fiction and fantasy. The 2020 issue will be dedicated to the following theme:
Utopias, Dystopias, Ecotopias and Heterotopias
TICONTRE. TEORIA TESTO TRADUZIONE
XIV - November 2020
Italian Poetry Magazines Between the '70s and the '90s
edited by Claudia Crocco, Paolo Giovannetti, Carla Gubert
In an increasingly precarious and complicated political, social, and cultural landscape—in academia, in activist spaces, and in everyday life—feminist scholars often find themselves at a crossroad between their professional obligations and their desire to make both their teaching and writing continually relevant to a larger public. Feminist scholars are uniquely positioned to advance public knowledge and help maintain a vibrant cultural awareness of issues affecting women and girls, racial and ethnic minorities, immigrants, indigenous peoples, LGBTQAI individuals, and others adversely affected by the current political climate both in the U.S. and transnationally.
Call for Papers
The Iranian Yearbook of Phenomenology2021
PHENOMENOLOGY AND the Social
Call for Papers Iperstoria
Iperstoria is a biannual online peer-reviewed journal of American and English Studies, including literature, language and linguistics Issue 16 -- NUMERO XVI Fall / Winter -- Autunno/ Inverno 2020Special Section -- Sezione monografica Transmedia Storytelling
Issue Eight: Invisibility (escaping notice)Call for Papers / Works
Silence, unseen, unspeakable, inapreciable, faint, concealed, unheard, impalpable. These are terms that fall within the semantic realm of invisibility. How do we begin to speak about, create alongside, sit with, and/or reflect on what cannot -by definition- be reified?
Invisibility offers the opportunity to retrospectively observe and chronicle what goes (un)intentionally ignored. On the other hand, to acknowledge invisibility is to deterritorialize our sight, to be open to experience what is around us without hierarchizing the senses. Verónica Gerber Bicecci (2010) writes,
MAST: Journal of Media Art, Study and Theory
CFP Issue 2: Media, Materiality and Emergency
deadline: 30th June 2020
Guest editor: Dr. Timothy Barker (University of Glasgow)
In what ways do questions of materiality matter in a time of crisis? What does it mean to explore the matter of things at a time when we are threatened with the annihilation of that matter, its disappearance, or its disintegration? The second issue of MAST journal seeks to answer and further explore these questions through essays from arts practitioners and theorists.