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5th World Conference on Social Sciences and Humanities(SHCONF)

updated: 
Wednesday, April 27, 2022 - 11:36am
Acavent
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, October 14, 2022

The 5th World Conference on Social Sciences and Humanities is returning in 2022! Having reviewed the feedback from our attendees, we knew that this event is here to stay. We have received an overwhelming amount of praise for the quality of content at the 2021 event and are excited to launch the next edition of SHCONF.
 
 

State of Interim - Symposium for young positions on the intersection of art and artificial intelligence

updated: 
Tuesday, April 26, 2022 - 2:38pm
Kaeur Studio
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, April 30, 2022

State of Interim is an interdisciplinary open conference on the intersection art, creativity and AI. Kaeur studio, a young research platform, is cooperating with students from the University of fine Arts Hamburg to create space for young positions. We are calling for young researchers, coders, artists and beyond. For more information have a look on our website!

Newtrospection: Reverse-Engineering Modernity in South Korean Speculative Fiction

updated: 
Tuesday, April 26, 2022 - 2:32pm
The Journal of the Fantastic in the Arts (JFA)
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, May 31, 2022

Call for Papers

 

Focused Issue Theme: 

Newtrospection: Reverse-Engineering Modernity in South Korean Speculative Fiction

 

Focused Issue planned for early 2023

Proposal submission deadline: May 31, 2022

Paper submission deadline: August 31, 2022

 

Extended Deadline! Call for abstracts/papers: Translating Health through the Humanities

updated: 
Friday, April 22, 2022 - 11:34am
Special issue of Humanities journal: Translating Health through the Humanities
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, May 20, 2022

As the COVID-19 pandemic exposed structural cracks in public health policies and health care systems around the globe, the humanities intensified arguments for their inclusion in health care, health education, policy development, and public health initiatives, citing, among other things, their existing work on cultural analysis, gender, race, and class, disease construction, illness narratives, the decoding of text, and perspective-taking. At the onset of the pandemic, humanities scholars from across the world quickly produced editorials and lecture series, arguing for, and demonstrating the value of, the humanities in responding to the global health crisis.

The Senses: Present Issues, Past Perspectives

updated: 
Friday, April 22, 2022 - 7:16am
University of Bern, Congressi Stefano Franscini
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, June 30, 2022

The Senses: Present Issues, Past Perspectives24 April 2023 – 27 April 2023Congressi Stefano Franscini, Monte Verità, Switzerland

We invite abstracts for 20-minute papers in the field of medieval sensory studies for the international workshop ‘The Senses: Present Issues, Past Perspectives.’ The workshop is organised by Prof. Annette Kern-Stähler (University of Bern, Switzerland), Prof. Elizabeth Robertson (University of Glasgow, UK), and Dr. des. Laura Bernardazzi (University of Bern, Switzerland) and is funded by the Congressi Stefano Franscini, Monte Verità, Switzerland, and the University of Bern.

The Workshop

Non - A Journal of Alternative Sexualities in Literature and the Arts

updated: 
Thursday, April 21, 2022 - 11:48am
Non - A Journal of Alternative Sexualities in Literature and the Arts
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, May 31, 2022

Despite forming the basis for many cultural and political norms in the world today, sexuality is also that which resists easy normativity. In addition to agitating for change in the form of legal rights, critical thinking on non-conforming sexualities has also raised the question of sexuality itself as non-conformist. This latter strand of thinking allows us to think of sexuality as always having alternatives, and also being alternative to fixed forms of itself. This theorisation considers sexuality both from the political perspective from which it is often studied, and also from the perspective of literature and the arts.

Uncovering an Aesthetics of Naval War Literature

updated: 
Wednesday, April 20, 2022 - 2:17pm
University of Leuven
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, May 31, 2022

 

UNCOVERING AN AESTHETICS OF NAVAL WAR LITERATURE

Workshop

16 September 2022, University of Leuven (Belgium)

7th International Academic Conference on Humanities and Social Sciences

updated: 
Sunday, April 17, 2022 - 4:13am
Acavent
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, July 29, 2022

The 7th International Academic Conference on Humanities and Social Sciences is a must-attend event for the academic community. Join us on the 19-21 of August in the dynamic city of Paris. IACHSS continues to recruit top speakers in the field, showcase findings from the latest research, and provide premier networking opportunities.

The Coronavirus Pandemic: An Environmental Humanities Perspective

updated: 
Friday, April 8, 2022 - 2:32pm
Tatiana Konrad / Air and Environmental Health in the (Post-)Covid-19 World / University of Vienna
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, June 1, 2022

The Coronavirus Pandemic: An Environmental Humanities Perspective

Organized by Tatiana Konrad, Savannah Schaufler, and Chantelle Mitchell
University of Vienna

Conference Dates: February 15-17, 2023

Abstract Submission Deadline: June 1, 2022

Venue: University of Vienna

Keynote Speakers: Dr. Cymene Howe (Rice University) & Dr. Eben Kirksey (Deakin University) 

 

The Street and the City IV – Moments

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Thursday, April 7, 2022 - 3:53pm
University of Lisbon Centre for English Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, April 30, 2022

Cities come alive and build themselves from moments. Moments we breathe in the present, moments that shape both collective and individual memories. All these memories drift from a solitary pace in a crowd, to a dialogue between us and the other united by the urb. As in Dickens’s words (1859) “a multitude of people and yet a solitude.”

This conference aims at approaching topics from the past, both nearby or further away; topics from the present, globally, locally or glocally relevant and topics from the future – real or imaginary. Munford (1961) states that “the origins of the city are obscure, a large part of its past buried or effaced beyond recovery, and its further prospects are difficult to weigh.”

Fantasy, Prophecy, and Prediction as Causality Panel

updated: 
Thursday, April 7, 2022 - 3:46pm
Pacific Ancient Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, May 15, 2022

Panel Description:

Innovations in tech and science often begin with fantasies that embody a possibility (e.g. Jules Verne's From the Earth to the Moon, Dick Tracy's TV watch, flip phone communicators in Star Trek, and Neuromancer’s cyberspace as VR). Theory is followed by experimentation and prototyping, and ultimately a convergence with reality (although not without tragic casualties along the way, as in the history of flight and space exploration). In this sense, fantasy can be understood as both precursor and prophet of things-to-come.

Puppet => Machine: The Next Generation Panel

updated: 
Thursday, April 7, 2022 - 3:44pm
Pacific Ancient Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, May 15, 2022

Panel Description:

Puppets tread the threshold between human and object. On the one hand, they can appear as ideal revisions of the human, on the other as profoundly inhuman entities, characterized by their impertinent refusal to obey human laws, whether of language, feeling, or even mortality. Puppets exist at the nexus of the conference theme: quotidian objects invested with a fantasy of animation, of interiority, of drives, and independent goal states.

Humanities and Social Sciences: Key Levers for Post-Covid Recovery

updated: 
Thursday, April 7, 2022 - 3:40pm
Chouaib Doukkali University
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, April 27, 2022

The aim of this conference is to bring together academics, doctoral students and practitioners (educators, linguists, psychologists, economists, political figures, entrepreneurs, etc.) from different countries to discuss theoretical and practical questions related to the contributions of HSS in addressing different issues related to the Covid-19 crisis. The main goal is to contribute to the realization of a sustainable and inclusive development model.

The conference will cover the following topics:

 1.    The Impact of Covid-19 on individuals, organizations, society and the macroeconomic system:

Science and Culture: Medicine, Ecology, Technology, and Human Expression

updated: 
Thursday, March 31, 2022 - 1:33pm
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA)
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, May 15, 2022

Papers are sought from any period, any cultural form/genre, and from any critical perspective that investigate the way that science and culture have influenced, informed, and challenged one another, either within society more broadly or even within higher education. Projects from the medical humanities, environmental humanities, and/or digital humanities are relevant to this panel, as are other interdisciplinary fields at the intersections of science and the humanities. We are looking for papers that consider science and culture as lived human experiences, rather than speculative science fiction per se.

MLA Options for Teaching Series: Science Writing

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Thursday, March 31, 2022 - 11:23am
MLA Options for Teaching Series: Science Writing
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, June 15, 2022

As fans of the genre can attest, popular science writing belies the notion of “science” and “literature” as separate domains.  Bestselling science writers borrow freely from the techniques of fiction writers to craft compelling narratives, memorable examples, and evocative re-presentations of technical information.  Of course, scholars have long recognized the literariness of science writing: as pioneering work by Gillian Beer, George Levine, Devin Griffiths, Donna Haraway, and others attests, it is difficult to overestimate the historical traffic between science and literature.  Since the early modern era (if not earlier), writers and scientists have routinely traded metaphors, images, and conceptual frameworks.

ASLE Panel at Midwest MLA

updated: 
Thursday, March 31, 2022 - 11:23am
MMLA / ASLE
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, April 15, 2022

This year’s Midwest Modern Language Association Convention will be held in Minneapolis, MN November 16th-21st.  Please see the conference website for details: http://www.luc.edu/mmla/convention/.

In response to the MMLA 2022 theme “Post-Now” this panel seeks papers that deal with environmental futures.  Possible topics include, but are not limited to:

Artificial Intelligence Applications in Literary Works and Social Media

updated: 
Tuesday, March 29, 2022 - 9:15pm
Moussa Pourya Asl, Ph.D., Universiti Sains Malaysia
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 11, 2022

Artificial Intelligence Applications in Literary Works and Social Media

Proposals Submission Deadline: May 11, 2022

Full Chapters Due: Jul 24, 2022

Publisher: IGI Global (Tier-1), 2023

Submission page: https://www.igi-global.com/publish/call-for-papers/call-details/5872

 

Introduction

CfP Victorian Contagion - Deadline Extended!

updated: 
Tuesday, March 29, 2022 - 7:02pm
Victorian Network
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, April 30, 2022

Call for papers: Victorian Contagion

Victorian Network is an open-access, MLA-indexed, peer-reviewed journal dedicated to publishing and promoting the best work across the broad field of Victorian Studies by postgraduate students and early career academics. We are delighted to announce that our fifteenth issue (2022) will be on the theme of “Victorian Contagion” and will be guest edited by Kari Nixon (Whitworth University).

PAMLA 2022 -- Critical Theory Panel

updated: 
Monday, March 28, 2022 - 6:19pm
Pacific Ancient Modern Languages Association
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, May 15, 2022

Submission period for the PAMLA 2022 Conference is now open. Please consider submitting a proposal to the Critical Theory panel. The description of the panel is included below. Here is the link to submit a paper: https://pamla.ballastacademic.com/Home/S/18551

 

From Language to Psychology and from Ideology to Destruction

updated: 
Wednesday, March 23, 2022 - 2:03pm
Chris Shei / Swansea University
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, December 31, 2022

From Language to Psychology and from Ideology to Destruction: Exploring the Fossilization and the Liberation of the Mind

Call for chapter proposals

Dr Chris Shei

Climate in Crisis (Activism, Apathy, and Responsibility: Social Responses to and Social Causes of the Current Climate Crisis)

updated: 
Friday, March 18, 2022 - 12:42pm
Humber College Faculty of Liberal Arts and Sciences
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, June 5, 2022

Climate in Crisis

Activism, Apathy, and Responsibility: Social Responses to and Social Causes of the Current Climate Crisis

 

Abstract Submission:https://humber.ca/tifa/call-proposals

Contact: tifa@humber.ca

Submission Deadline: June 5, 2022

Conference Date: September 23 and 24, 2022

Location: This year’s conference will be virtual. A small conference fee will be charged to help offset production costs.

The South and Science Fiction

updated: 
Tuesday, March 15, 2022 - 9:38am
Society for the Study of Southern Literature
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, June 1, 2022

The Society for the Study of Southern Literature invites papers on the South and science fiction for a panel at the South Atlantic Modern Language Association’s 94th Annual Conference from November 11-13, 2022 in Jacksonville, FL. Papers may discuss any of the subgenres of science fiction, especially afrofuturism, post-apocalyptic, or alternate history, and may focus on any medium including video games, novels, movies, television, comics, etc. as long as the South or “Southern-ness” is a concern within the chosen text. We welcome presentations that offer to 'expand' the canon of southern literature and science fiction itself, especially papers that focus on works by BIPOC, AAPI, or LGBTQ+ writers.

DEADLINE EXTENDED: Environmental Justice Epistemologies (MLA 2023, TC Science and Literature Forum guaranteed session)

updated: 
Monday, March 14, 2022 - 4:34pm
Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, March 20, 2022

Environmental justice illuminates various crises of knowing: overreliance on universalizing western scientific epistemologies; suppression of marginalized (including Indigenous/Black/Asian/Latinx/feminist/queer/crip) epistemologies; uncertainty, skepticism, doubt.

Please send 250-word proposals on the making/unmaking of knowledge in relation to environmental justice, broadly conceived, as well as a CV and/or brief bio, by midnight Pacific on March 20, 2022.

Gender, suicide, and culture: a one-day online symposium, 8th July 2022

updated: 
Monday, March 14, 2022 - 4:16pm
University of Birmingham
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, May 1, 2022

We have seen a rise in awareness campaigns and charities for mental health in the last decade: Calm, Let’s Get Men Talking, NHS’s recent ‘Help!’. Each speaks to the need to chip away at the stigma of being open about mental health. In particular, there has been a notable rise in campaigns approaching men’s mental health. Male suicide rates still account for three-quarters of the suicides in the UK. This one-day symposium seeks to engage with a range of interdisciplinary discussions on the link between gender, culture, and suicide. It aims to explore the ideas around gendered approaches to suicide, and how cultural frameworks and representations shape them.

 

EH : DH

updated: 
Monday, March 14, 2022 - 4:15pm
MLA TC Digital Humanities Forum
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, March 24, 2022

Sponsored by the MLA's Digital Humanities forum, this guaranteed panel invites papers that merge frameworks drawn from the environmental and the digital humanities. Of special interest are papers addressing the global impact of computing technologies and attendant issues of environmental justice.

Please send abstracts up to 300 words, along with a brief professional bio to:

Avery Slater (avery.slater@utoronto.ca)

For information on the 2023 MLA convention (Jan 5 - Jan 8, in San Francisco), see

https://www.mla.org/Convention/MLA-2023

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