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Immolations: Queer Theory and Environmental Destruction

updated: 
Thursday, November 29, 2018 - 1:34pm
ASLE: Association for the Study of Literature and Environment
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, December 15, 2018

Immolations: Queer Theory and Environmental Destruction

ASLE: Association for the Study of Literature and Environment

June 26-30, 2019

The Biannual International Margaret Cavendish Conference

updated: 
Tuesday, November 27, 2018 - 8:29am
The International Margaret Cavendish Society
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, January 15, 2019

Deadline Extended—Please send abstracts by January 15, 2019.

Call for Papers

6-9 JUNE 2019 - Trondheim, Norway

The society welcomes proposals for 20-minute papers on topics related directly or indirectly to the theme, or on any aspects of Cavendish, her work, her family (including William Cavendish, Jane Cavendish, and Elizabeth Cavendish) and her contemporaries, influences, and responses to her work. In particular, we invite panel proposals on the work of Anne Conway and other early modern women scientists and philosophers. Papers may explore, but are not limited to, the following disciplines:

- art history

Teaching the End of the World (ASLE roundtable)

updated: 
Monday, November 26, 2018 - 12:01pm
Jamie Bolker / Fordham University
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, December 15, 2018

Please consider submitting a proposal for the following roundtable session at the Association for the Study of Literature and Environment (ASLE) conference, taking place from June 26-30, 2019 at UC-Davis.  Teaching the End of the World

CFP: Intersectional Automations (Edited Collection) ABSTRACT DEADLINE 1 April 19

updated: 
Monday, November 26, 2018 - 11:56am
Nathan Rambukkana
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, April 1, 2019

Intersectional Automations: Robotics, AI, Algorithms, and Equity 

Edited Collection (Abstracts Due 1 April 2019)

 

This collection will explore a range of situations where robotics, biotechnological enhancement, artificial intelligence (AI), and algorithmic culture collide with intersectional social justice issues, such as race, class, gender, sexuality, ability and citizenship.

Truth Fiction Illusion: Worlds and Experience

updated: 
Wednesday, November 21, 2018 - 10:02am
John WP Phillips / The Association for Philosophy and Literature (APL)
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, January 15, 2019

Call For Papers

“Truth Fiction Illusion: Worlds and Experience”

 

The Association for Philosophy and Literature (APL) 

together with Theory, Culture & Society (TCS)

 

Conference

Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt, 29 May — 2 June 2019

 

“Truths are illusions which we have forgotten are illusions” — Nietzsche

“Thought is creation, not will to truth” — Deleuze and Guattari

 

Thoreau Society panels at American Literature Association 2019

updated: 
Tuesday, November 20, 2018 - 1:51pm
James Finley / The Thoreau Society
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, January 15, 2019

The Thoreau Society is pleased to sponsor two guaranteed sessions at American Literature Association Conference in Boston, May 23-26, 2019.

 

Thoreau and Political Ecology

CFP: PLAY Conference (Texas Tech University, April 13, 2019)

updated: 
Monday, November 19, 2018 - 8:40am
The Humanities Center at Texas Tech
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, December 15, 2018

“PLAY” Conference
Texas Tech University
April 13, 2019
 

The Humanities Center at Texas Tech University (Lubbock, Texas) is happy to announce a call for papers for our second Annual Conference in the Humanities, to be held in Lubbock on April 13, 2019.  The conference topic each year aligns with the Center's annual theme, which for 2018-2019 is "PLAY.” We are interested in the interdisciplinary study of play in myriad forms and in any of the following categories: art, culture, literature, music, dance, games, sports, politics, technology, and education. This list is open-ended and, in the spirit ofplay, we are open to proposals that catch us by intellectual surprise.

'Science's Literary Turn' Panel at ASLE

updated: 
Monday, November 19, 2018 - 8:37am
Katherine Buse, UC Davis & Priscilla Wald, Duke University
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, December 15, 2018

Science's Literary Turn 

A panel at the thirteenth ASLE Biennial Conference: Paradise On Fire

June 26-30, 2019
University Of California, Davis
Davis, CA

Organizers: Katherine Buse (kebuse@ucdavis.edu), UC Davis, and Priscilla Wald (pwald@duke.edu), Duke University 

Columbia Graduate Student Conference - Religion & the Future

updated: 
Monday, November 19, 2018 - 8:30am
Columbia University
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 18, 2019

Religion and the Future

 

Columbia University

April 5, 2019

Keynote Speaker: Professor Sylvester Johnson, Virginia Tech

 

Scientiae: Early Modern Knowledge (12-15 June, Queen's University, Belfast)

updated: 
Wednesday, November 14, 2018 - 9:22am
Scientiae: Disciplines of Knowing in the Early Modern World
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, December 30, 2018

SCIENTIAE: Early Modern Knowledge

June 12th 15th, 2019

Queen’s University, Belfast.

 

With plenary addresses by:

Ingrid Rowland (Notre Dame/Rome) & Rob Iliffe (Oxford)

 

and plenary panels led by:

 Subha Mukherji (Cambridge) &

Communist Visual Cultures Volume

updated: 
Wednesday, November 14, 2018 - 9:19am
Aga Skrodzka/ Clemson University
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, December 20, 2018

CFP: Communist Visual Cultures Volume

Individuals and Ideologies 2019 Conference

updated: 
Wednesday, November 14, 2018 - 9:16am
Chimères
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, January 8, 2019

Call for Papers

Chimères 2019 Conference

University of Kansas April 13th, 2019

Individuals and Ideologies T

New Feminist Materialism and Queer Studies in the Anthropocene

updated: 
Monday, November 12, 2018 - 4:33pm
gender forum: An Internet Journal for Gender Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, December 15, 2018

We would like to invite contributions exploring an intellectual meeting ground between new feminist and queer materialisms and affect theory, environmental humanities, science studies, and many more inter- and transdisciplinary fields. New/feminist materialisms and the affective turn are emerging at a time in need for alternative visions of the world threatened by human exceptionalism, ecological terror(ism), and devastating, extinction-fostering capital flows: they pose the question of how to theorize and practice ethical and decidedly posthuman or rather nonanthropocentric feminisms in the geological era of the (late capitalist) Anthropocene.

CFP (Book Chapter abstracts) Arkive City 2.0: Tracing Time in the Network Ages

updated: 
Tuesday, November 6, 2018 - 1:24pm
Dr Julie Louise Bacon, UNSW Art & Design
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, December 17, 2018

Deadline for abstract submission: Monday 17th December 2018

Abstracts are invited for chapters in an anthology exploring the roles of archival practices and archives in the production of time and temporal relations in the 21st Century. Arkive City 2.0: Tracing Time in the Network Ages is planned for release in mid 2020. It will feature 18 chapters and 3 visual essays organised into sections on “Technology”, “Culture”, and “Time".

Non-Binary: Retheorizing Romantic Sexes and Genders

updated: 
Tuesday, November 6, 2018 - 1:16pm
North American Society for the Study of Romanticism (NASSR 2019)
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, December 30, 2018

This panel seeks to retheorize social constructivists accounts of Romantic sex and gender circulating since the early 80s that continue to persist and insist—however unwittingly—on a binaristic or universalistic normativity (hetero- or otherwise). Moreover, all such accounts are often firmly anthropocentric, offering little flexibility to engage the nonhuman in all of its material forms. More recent New Materialist accounts of sexes and genders provide resources for moving forward from the confines of the discursive prison of sex and gender that retains within it, again however unwittingly or unwillingly, a binarism between the social and the material, the human and the nonhuman.

Corroding the Now: Poetry + Science|SF

updated: 
Monday, November 5, 2018 - 10:38am
Royal Holloway, University of London
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 14, 2019

The world we inhabit is framed, driven, (re)produced, and conceptualised by and through science. Science as a mode of knowing contours the prevailing episteme, whilst technological innovation continues to remake work and leisure experience. At the same time, society is both reflected and in turn formed by science fiction (SF): as contributor to the nostalgia economy, as a dominant visual-commercial aesthetic, as a mimetic index of the present’s utopian and dystopian tendencies. The now is a time of extreme precarity. We face a raft of catastrophes – political, socioeconomic, and, most pressingly, ecological. And yet, even as our own survival comes into question, capitalism itself seems unassailable, primed to outlast ‘humanity.’

 

Disabilities Studies Area, SWPACA

updated: 
Thursday, November 1, 2018 - 9:53am
Southwest Popular/American Culture Association
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, November 15, 2018

Call for Papers

Disability Studies Area

Southwest Popular / American Culture Association (SWPACA)

 

40th Annual Conference, February 20-23, 2019

Hyatt Regency Hotel & Conference Center

Albuquerque, New Mexico

http://www.southwestpca.org

Proposal submission deadline: November 15, 2018 (extended from November 1)

 

Call for Panelists, "Disidentifications with the Human," Association for Literature and the Environment (ASLE) 2019

updated: 
Tuesday, October 30, 2018 - 1:48pm
Daniel Lanza Rivers, Miami University, Ohio
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, December 15, 2018

Association for Literature and the Environment 2019 Conference, Paradise on Fire, U.C. Davis, June 26-30

Panel Organizers:  Lindsay Garcia (ldgarcia@email.wm.edu), College of William and Mary, and Daniel Lanza Rivers (riversdr@miamioh.edu), Miami University

Panel Title: "Disidentifications with the Human"

Planned Format:  Traditional Panel (4 Presenters)

ALA 2019 Afrofuturism and Pauline Hopkins

updated: 
Friday, October 26, 2018 - 3:06pm
Eurie Dahn / Pauline Elizabeth Hopkins Society
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 11, 2019

Call for Papers

Pauline E. Hopkins Society

American Literature Association

30th Annual Conference

May 23-26, 2019

Boston, MA

 

Afrofuturism and Pauline Hopkins

“Pilgrimages and Tourism” International Conference

updated: 
Wednesday, October 24, 2018 - 1:37pm
London Centre for Interdisciplinary Research
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, February 15, 2019

“Pilgrimages and Tourism”International Conference15-16 June, 2019 – Cambridge, UKorganised byLondon Centre for Interdisciplinary Research

 

Pilgrimages are ancient practices of humankind and are associated with a great variety of religious, spiritual and secular traditions. In today’s world the number of visits to sacred sites such as Santiago de Compostela (Spain), La Virgen de Guadalupe (Mexico), Matka Boska Czetochowska (Poland), secular places  such as Graceland, home of Elvis Presley, Eifel Tower in Paris, Hiroshima Peace Museum and virtual pilgrimages, facilitated by video and satellite links is growing. With them, tourism both individual and in groups has been steadily increasing and changing.

International Conference on Gender Studies: “Gender and Power”

updated: 
Wednesday, October 24, 2018 - 1:32pm
London Centre for Interdisciplinary Research
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, December 10, 2018

London ConferenceInternational Conference on Gender Studies: “Gender and Power”2 March 2019 – London, UKorganised by London Centre for Interdisciplinary ResearchThe conference seeks to explore the past and current status of gender identity around the world, to examine the ways in which society is shaped by gender and to situate gender in relation to the full scope of human affairs. Papers are invited on topics related, but not limited, to:

Paradise on Fire: ASLE 2019 Conference Call for Papers

updated: 
Wednesday, October 24, 2018 - 1:31pm
Association for the Study of Literature and Enviro
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, December 15, 2018

 

 Paradise on Fire: ASLE 2019 Conference Call for Papers

 June 26-30, 2019

University of California, Davis

 

CALL FOR PAPERS

Conference Website: https://www.asle.org/conference/biennial-conference/

Submission Site: https://asle.submittable.com/submit

Open Panels: https://www.asle.org/conference/biennial-conference/panel-calls-for-papers/

 

The Universe(s) of Refugees: Rethinking Forced Migration International Conference

updated: 
Wednesday, October 24, 2018 - 1:23pm
Centre for English, Translation and Anglo-Portuguese Studies (CETAPS), NOVA-FCSH, and Biblioteca Nacional de Portugal
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, April 15, 2019

To mark the 300th anniversary of the publication of Daniel Defoe’s famous novel Robinson Crusoe (1719), CETAPS (NOVA-FCSH) and the Portuguese National Library  organize, on the 14th and 15th October 2019, a conference to debate past and contemporary experience(s)  of forced migration, namely real, imaginary and imagined universes of refugees, exiled  and shipwrecked, conditions and positions metaphorised by the novelist in the characters Crusoe and Friday.

TrentAging2019 Take Back Aging

updated: 
Wednesday, October 24, 2018 - 12:57pm
North American and European Networks of Aging Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, November 1, 2018

Take Back Aging: Power, Critique, Imagination

May 28 - 31, 2019, Trent University, Peterborough, Canada

 

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