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Patch Up! A Workshop on Synthetic Sound and Modular Thought

updated: 
Thursday, January 9, 2020 - 2:27pm
York University, Toronto, Canada
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, January 25, 2020

Deadline Extended! Call for Participants

PATCH UP!

A Workshop on Synthetic Sound and Modular Thought

October 2-4, 2020

York University

Toronto, Canada

Storytelling and Identity through Digital Media

updated: 
Thursday, January 9, 2020 - 11:43am
St. Mary's University
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, March 8, 2020

Storytelling and Identity through Digital MediaSpecial Issue for Storytelling, Self, Society Journal  Digital media has drastically altered the way ordinary folk and professional users develop, tell, and share stories of culture. It challenges notions of authenticity and truth and the ethics of who has the privilege to tell a story. This special issue of Storytelling, Self, Society will investigate the way digital media has specifically altered practices such as narrative, character/identity, culture, story creation, and dissemination. Research questions might include: How do public and private users develop cultural media?

Imagining Nature in the Anthropocene 1st NCHU Summer School for the Environmental Humanities in Asia

updated: 
Wednesday, January 8, 2020 - 12:28pm
Research Center for Humanities and Social Sciences, National Chung-Hsing University, Taichung, Taiwan
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, February 28, 2020

Imagining Nature in the Anthropocene

1st NCHU Summer School for the Environmental Humanities in Asia

 

Date: June 29th – July 3rd 2020

Venue: National Chung-Hsing University, Taichung, Taiwan

Description

Book Reviews

updated: 
Wednesday, January 8, 2020 - 12:24pm
FEMSPEC JOURNAL
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, February 1, 2020

FEMSPEC JOURNAL was founded in 1999. Here are some links to the journal’s homepage and other related sites,

https://www.smashwords.com/profile/view/batyawein (with profile of founder)

https://www.facebook.com/FemspecJournal/

http://femspec.org/

Want to review some of your Holiday-reading titles?

We are still looking for reviews of some of the major title releases from 2019 for our next edition.

Options include

FRANKISSTEIN by Jeanette Winterson

THE TESTAMENTS by Margaret Atwood

THE SECRET COMMONWEALTH by Philip Pullman

Telepoetics

updated: 
Wednesday, January 8, 2020 - 12:22pm
Dana Research Centre, Science Museum; Nottingham Trent University
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, March 10, 2020

CFP: Telepoetics

Dana Research Centre, Science Museum, London, 27 May 2020

Deadline for proposals: 10 March 2020

www.crossedlines.co.uk

 

Apocalyptic Waste

updated: 
Wednesday, January 8, 2020 - 10:59am
Revenant Journal
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 31, 2020

Guest Editors: Matt Crofts and Layla Hendow, University of Hull.

CinemArts Graduate Student Essay Award

updated: 
Wednesday, January 8, 2020 - 10:56am
CinemArts SIG (SCMS)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, February 7, 2020

The CinemArts: Film and Art History SIG of the Society for Cinema and Media Studies seeks submissions for its Graduate Student Essay Prize, with the winner to be announced at the 2020 conference.  This award is meant to recognize outstanding scholarship from students currently enrolled in a recognized graduate program and working at the intersection of film, art and visual culture.  Applicants must be current SCMS and CinemArts members (but not necessarily presenting at the 2020 conference).  Submissions may include revised seminar papers, dissertation excerpts, or any essay published in 2019-2020.  Submissions are limited to one per applicant, should not exceed 8,500 words (excluding notes), and must use a standard citation format.  If the winning essay

Light in Dark Places: Victorian Animals and Human Interventions

updated: 
Wednesday, January 8, 2020 - 10:43am
The 53rd Annual Conference of the Victorian Studies Association of Ontario
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, February 5, 2020

 

The 53rd Annual Conference of the Victorian Studies Association of Ontario
Glendon College, York University, 25 April 2020

 

Keynote Speakers:

Jody Berland, York University

Susan Hamilton, University of Alberta

 

Call for Papers

 

Light in Dark Places: Victorian Animals and Human Interventions

 

Fantasy: Special issue of The Comparatist

updated: 
Wednesday, January 8, 2020 - 10:26am
The Comparatist
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, April 1, 2020

Call for Papers: Special Issue, The Comparatist
Topic: Fantasy
General Editor: Zahi Zalloua (Whitman College)

Literary essays, creative non-fiction, fiction, or poetry on veganism

updated: 
Wednesday, January 8, 2020 - 10:20am
Literary Veganism
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 30, 2022

Literary Veganism - An Online Journal is seeking submissions of literary essays, creative non-fiction, fiction, and poetry. Though this is a new journal, the editors have experience (Bibliotekos site and anthologies) and are looking for high-quality work. Writings would be by, for, or about vegans. You don't need to be a vegan to submit. Please refer to the submissions tab on the website www.litvegan.net We are hopeful that the journal will act as a conduit to another anthology.

Popular Culture Workshop : SUPERNATURE

updated: 
Wednesday, January 8, 2020 - 10:02am
Danièle ANDRE and Christophe BECKER
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, January 31, 2019

US Popular Culture Workshop :

SUPERNATURE

 

Danièle André and Christophe Becker

La Rochelle Université & Université Paris 8 – CRHIA

 

                               For the AFEA (The French Association of North-American Studies) 2020 Conference - Post(-)America,  Lille University (France), May 26-29, 2020.

 

Diplomacy and the Natural Environment (journal special issue)

updated: 
Tuesday, January 7, 2020 - 3:08pm
Ken Weisbrode/Diplomatica
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, February 15, 2020

deadline for submissions: 

15 February 2020

full name / name of organization: 

Diplomatica  https://brill.com/view/journals/dipl/dipl-overview.xml

contact email:

newdiplo@gmail.com

For this special issue of Diplomatica we invite proposals for essays on aspects of diplomacy’s relationship to the natural environment. Essays may cover any historical period up to the present-day. The central questions that this special issue poses are:

How does the natural environment condition, cause, or complicate diplomatic action?

CFP: What is Information? (2020)

updated: 
Tuesday, January 7, 2020 - 3:06pm
Janet Wasko
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 24, 2020

DEADLINE EXTENDED TO JANUARY 24, 2020

WHAT IS INFORMATION?
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UNIVERSITY OF OREGON PORTLAND • APRIL 30–MAY 2, 2020

whatis.uoregon.edu

Closing soon: World Weary: Cultures of Exhaustion

updated: 
Monday, December 30, 2019 - 6:54am
University of York
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 10, 2020

World Weary: Cultures of Exhaustion
May 21-22, 2020, University of York, York, UK

Registration deadline: Jan 10, 2020

Keynote Speakers:
Claire Colebrook, Edwin Erle Sparks Professor of English, Penn State University, USA
Daisy Hildyard, author of The Second Body (2018)
more to follow

CFP: What is Information? (2020)

updated: 
Thursday, December 19, 2019 - 7:25pm
University of Oregon Portland
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 24, 2020

DEADLINE EXTENDED TO JANUARY 24, 2020

WHAT IS INFORMATION?
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UNIVERSITY OF OREGON PORTLAND • APRIL 30–MAY 2, 2020

whatis.uoregon.edu

From Annihilation to High Life: Feminist Posthumanism and Postfeminist Humanism in Contemporary Science Fiction Film

updated: 
Tuesday, December 17, 2019 - 11:14am
Posthumanism Research Network
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 6, 2020

From Annihilation to High Life: Feminist Posthumanism and Postfeminist Humanism in Contemporary Science Fiction Film

Joint panel of the Posthumanism Research Network and FSAC Annual Meeting of the Film Studies Association of Canada (FSAC), June 02-04, 2020, University of Western Ontario, London (ON)

Organizers: Julia Empey (WLU) and Russell Kilbourn (WLU)

Deadline for submission of abstracts: January 06, 2020

PHuN Symposium 2020: Envisioning Learning and Trust

updated: 
Saturday, December 14, 2019 - 1:16pm
Posthuman Network
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 20, 2019

In an age of technological growth, globalization, and neoliberalism, the ways we build trust are being dramatically transformed. Simultaneously, funding for education has become subject to market- and data-driven directives, neglecting the needs of vulnerable communities and ecologies. How do we learn to trust and trust in learning when our communities and connections are increasingly distant, ephemeral, and mediated? How do we avoid falling to game-theoretically governed social, economic, and informatic relations? What aspects of trust are under-considered in efforts for learning and change? Where are the flows of trust in above/below-ground networks (institutions, organizations, grassroots movements, communities of practice, etc.)?

Posthuman Praxis of ‘human’

updated: 
Saturday, December 14, 2019 - 4:36am
Language, Literature, and Interdisciplinary Studies (LLIDS)
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, December 15, 2019

Posthuman Praxis of ‘human’

 

In posthuman theory we do have an obligation, but it is never what we think it is, because the ethical event cannot be known in advance… Posthuman Ethics shows we cannot ‘do’ ethics, and evaluate whether something was as ethical or not as we would hope.  
                                                                                                            -- Patricia MacCormack

“So What Happens Now?”: Ernest Cline’s Prose and Poetry

updated: 
Monday, December 9, 2019 - 11:46am
Tom Ue / Dalhousie University
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 5, 2020

Calling all Gunters! The past few years have seen a growing number of scholarly interventions on Ernest Cline’s Ready Player One (2011), exploring topics that range from his portrayal of dys/utopias (see Nordstrom, Ue) to his use of Pac-Man as a metaphor (Ue and Munday), and from Cline’s treatment of masculinity (Condis) to his invocation of Arthurian romance (Aronstein and Thompson). In 2018, the novel was adapted into a critically and commercially successful hit, earning an Academy Award nomination.

Fifteenth annual conference of the British Society for Literature and Science

updated: 
Saturday, December 7, 2019 - 6:56am
BSLS & University of Sheffield
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, December 19, 2019

The fifteenth annual conference of the British Society for Literature and Science will be held at the University of Sheffield from Wednesday 15 April until Friday 17 April 2020.

Keynote speakers will be Dame Jocelyn Bell Burnell (Oxford), Professor Martin Willis (Cardiff), and Professor Angela Wright (Sheffield).

The BSLS invites proposals for 20-minute papers, panels of three papers, or special roundtables on any subjects within the field of science (including medicine and technology), and literatures in the broadest sense, including theatre, film, and television.

Dark Economies: Anxious Futures, Fearful Pasts Conference

updated: 
Friday, December 6, 2019 - 6:31am
Falmouth University, UK 8-10 July 2020
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?

 

Climate Fictions

updated: 
Thursday, December 5, 2019 - 10:17am
Graduate Center for Literary Research
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, January 25, 2020

Graduate Center for Literary Research Annual Conference Call for Papers

 

Climate Fictions

April 18-19, 2020

McCune Conference Room, HSSB

 

As climate change has become a central topic of discussion, laced with the uncertainty of tomorrow, the UCSB Graduate Center for Literary Research invites scholars from a variety of disciplines to reframe their conversations with a focus on this ubiquitous topic as it has been interpreted in literary fiction, as well as within the arts.

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.

Access and Accessibility: Disability is Not a Metaphor

updated: 
Monday, December 2, 2019 - 3:37pm
English Student Association, City University of New York Graduate Center
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, December 31, 2019

Disability has functioned historically to justify inequality for disabled people themselves, but it has also done so for women and [other] minority groups. That is, not only has it been considered justifiable to treat disabled people unequally, but the concept of disability has been used to justify discrimination against other groups by attributing disability to them.

-          Douglas C. Baynton, Disability and the Justification of Inequality in American History

 

Abstract:

CFP Deadline Update: Machine Ethics and Morality

updated: 
Tuesday, November 26, 2019 - 3:20pm
Steven Thompson
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, December 2, 2019

Dear Colleagues,

 

Theere is one week left as the CFP for the Handbook of Research on Machine Ethics and Morality has been extended to December 2, 2019. Thank you to everyone who has submitted a proposal. I’m expecting a similarly robust exchange for this extended call. Again, I’m interested in approaches to the topic from the humanities, with exploration on rhetorics and philosophies of artificial intelligence, machine ethics, and moral machines.

 

Call for Short Articles - Graduate Journal

updated: 
Tuesday, November 26, 2019 - 3:13pm
Parallèle 67 - Université de Montréal
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, February 15, 2019

Parallèle 67 was created in 2018 at the initiative of undergraduate and graduate students in the History of Art at the Université de Montréal. Its objectives are to create a space for discussion between visual and material culture, museology, anthropology of art, among many other disciplines; to provide an opportunity for fruitful collaboration between students and students; and finally, to showcase their research. Bilingual, it is intended as a platform that publishes short articles pertaining to issues that are indiscriminate with respect to theoretical approaches, historical periods or geographical regions.

Poetics among the Disciplines @ Scientiae, Amsterdam, 3-6 June 2020

updated: 
Tuesday, November 26, 2019 - 3:07pm
Poetics before Modernity / Scientiae
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, January 7, 2020

Poetics before Modernity 

invites papers on 

'Poetics among the Disciplines' 

to be proposed for 

Scientiae, Amsterdam, 3-6 June 2020

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