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Science Fiction in the Literature Classroom (MLA Pedagogy Series)

Monday, January 27, 2020 - 12:43pm
Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, April 15, 2020

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.

Completed Chapters: Film Adaptations about Comic Book Characters or Superheroes

Friday, January 24, 2020 - 12:39pm
Ashley Carranza/College of Southern Nevada
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, February 14, 2020

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.


Open Officer Positions in the GCRR Academic Society

Friday, January 24, 2020 - 12:55pm
Global Center for Religious Research (GCRR)
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, June 1, 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

 Required Qualifications:

Messengers from the Stars: On Science Fiction and Fantasy

Thursday, January 23, 2020 - 1:51pm
ULICES/Messengers from the Stars Project
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, May 22, 2020

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

Public Feminisms: Community Engagement through Writing, Research and Activism

Friday, January 24, 2020 - 12:55pm
Carrie Baker and Aviva Dove-Viebahn
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, June 1, 2020

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.

the Iranian Yearbook of Phenomenology-2nd Volume

Friday, January 24, 2020 - 12:57pm
Gam--e-Nou(New Step) Publisher &Iranian Society for Phenomenology at(IPSA)
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, September 21, 2020

Call for Papers
The Iranian Yearbook of Phenomenology2021
2nd Issue

Transmedia Storytelling

Thursday, January 23, 2020 - 4:54pm
University of Bergamo
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, March 31, 2020

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 

Call for Work: Comparative Media Arts Journal, Issue 8: Invisibility

Wednesday, January 22, 2020 - 11:03am
Comparative Media Arts Journal
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, February 29, 2020

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,

Media, Materiality and Emergency

Wednesday, January 22, 2020 - 11:03am
MAST: Journal of Media Art, Study and Theory (Issue 2)
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, June 30, 2020

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.