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»A.I« – #6 CLOSURE: The Kiel University e-Journal for Comics Studies (November 2019)

updated: 
Monday, October 22, 2018 - 4:43pm
CLOSURE: The Kiel University e-Journal for Comics Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, December 15, 2018

Open Section

In the fall of 2019, CLOSURE will once again offer a forum for all facets of comics studies. From literary, cultural, media, social and image research to the sciences and beyond: the sixth edition of CLOSURE  continues our ongoing search for the best and most innovative articles and reviews representing the state of the art in comics research. We welcome detailed close readings as much as comics theory and pioneering approaches to the medium — our open section comprises a diverse range of interdisciplinary studies of all things ›comic‹.

 

Thematic Section: »A.I«

ASLE 2019 panel--Resisting Futurity: Eco-sexual Relations in Nineteenth-Century Literature

updated: 
Monday, October 22, 2018 - 3:52pm
ASLE: Association for the Study of Literature and Environment
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, December 15, 2018

 Please consider submitting your paper to a panel entitled "Resisting Futurity: Eco-sexual Relations in Nineteenth-Century Literature" at the biennial Association for the Study of Literature and the Environment (ASLE) conference in summer of 2019 (June 26-30, UC Davis). The theme of this year's conference is "Paradise on Fire." Please see the full CFP below.

Format:  Traditional Panel (4 Presenters) 

2nd Annual Conference on Artificial Intelligence, Ethics and Society

updated: 
Monday, October 22, 2018 - 3:51pm
AAAI / ACM
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, November 2, 2018

As AI is becoming more pervasive in our lives, its impact on society is more significant, raising ethical concerns and challenges regarding issues such as value alignment, safety and security, data handling and bias, regulations, accountability, transparency, privacy, and workforce displacement. Only a multidisciplinary effort can find the best ways to address these concerns, including experts from disciplines such as ethics, philosophy, economics, sociology, psychology, law, history, and political science. In order to address these issues in a scientific context, AAAI and ACM have joined forces to start a new conference, the AAAI/ACM Conference on AI, Ethics, and Society.

 

Nature Writing’s Future Pasts

updated: 
Monday, October 22, 2018 - 3:35pm
Land Lines: British Nature Writing 1789-2014 (AHRC Project)
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, December 1, 2018

British nature writing can be understood as both a product of and a challenge to a western-style modernity that has created the conditions for its own unravelling. The tense that best captures these conditions is the future anterior. Scottish writer Kathleen Jamie, wandering through Bergen’s Natural History Museum, marvels at the ‘decaying bones of twenty-four cetacean skeletons crowded under the ceiling’. One whale skeleton alone, that of a gigantic blue, is ‘less an animal, more a narrative’. The different cetacean narratives add up to a devastating commentary to which even words such as ‘waste’ and ‘slaughter’ and ‘holocaust’ and ‘shame’ cannot do full justice.

Cultures of Toxicity

updated: 
Monday, October 22, 2018 - 3:33pm
University of Warwick
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, March 31, 2019

Cultures of Toxicity

  

[REMINDER: deadline for submissions: Nov. 1st] Reading and Writing the World: Perception and Identity in the Era of Climate Change

updated: 
Thursday, October 18, 2018 - 3:48pm
EMMA & CECILLE
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, November 1, 2018

Reading and Writing the World:  Perception and Identity in the Era of Climate Change

An International Conference organised by EMMA (Etudes Montpelliéraines du Monde Anglophone) in collaboration with CECILLE (Centre d'Etudes en Civilisations, Langues et Lettres Étrangères)

 

5-6 April 2019
Université Paul-Valéry Montpellier 3, France
Site Saint Charles

Keynote speakers:
Thomas Dutoit, Université de Lille 3, France (confirmed)
Bénédicte Meillon, Université de Perpignan UPVD, France (confirmed)

The Biannual International Margaret Cavendish Conference

updated: 
Wednesday, October 17, 2018 - 4:13am
The International Margaret Cavendish Society
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, December 1, 2018

6-9 JUNE 2019

Trondheim, Norway

HOST: Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU)

THEME: Natures, Pictures:  Cavendish and Early Modern Science, Technology, and Creativity 

Call for Papers

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

Call for Papers – CLOSURE: e-Journal for Comics Studies #6

updated: 
Monday, October 15, 2018 - 12:36pm
Call for Papers – CLOSURE: Kiel University e-Journal for Comics Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, December 15, 2018

Open Section

In the fall of 2019, CLOSURE will once again offer a forum for all facets of comics studies. From literary, cultural, media, social and image research to the sciences and beyond: the sixth edition of CLOSURE  continues our ongoing search for the best and most innovative articles and reviews representing the state of the art in comics research. We welcome detailed close readings as much as comics theory and pioneering approaches to the medium — our open section comprises a diverse range of interdisciplinary studies of all things ›comic‹.

Thematic Section: »A.I«

ASLE 2019 Panel: "Experimental Ecologies"

updated: 
Monday, October 15, 2018 - 9:58am
Christopher Walker, Colby College
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, December 15, 2018

For this ASLE 2019 panel, we invite papers that explore the intersections of environmental thinking and experimentation. From Thomas Moore’s "Utopia" (1516) to Charles Darwin’s studies on the Galápagos in the nineteenth century, places such as islands, as well as human and nonhuman bodies, have been figured as sites of aesthetic, political, and scientific experimentation.

The Journal of the Future Humanities (JFH): Investigating the Future Territories: Utopia, Dystopia, and Others (REVISED, not for the international conference)

updated: 
Monday, October 15, 2018 - 6:21am
The Institute of the Future Humanities, Chung-Ang University, South Korea
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, November 15, 2018

The Journal of the Future Humanities (JFH): Investigating the Future Territories: Utopia, Dystopia, and Others (REVISED, not for the international conference)

 

 

Deadline for submissions: 

November 15, 2018

 

Full name / Name of organization: 

The Journal of the Future Humanities (JFH)

The Institute of the Future Humanities, Chung-Ang University, South Korea

 

The Institute of the Future Humanities: www.ifh.or.kr

Digital America Issue no. 12 | Now Accepting Submissions

updated: 
Thursday, October 11, 2018 - 9:11am
Digital America
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, November 12, 2018

Digital America is now accepting submissions for Issue No. 12. We are an online journal that focuses on digital art and culture with an eye towards impactful perspectives in the digital age, as well as deconstructing what it means to live in our current political climate. We are looking for critical essays, film, artwork, design, and reviews that question, analyze, and/or hack the tools of digital culture. We are also interested in work that explores how new behaviors and global networks of power and influence are examining what it means to be American.

The British Society for Literature and Science Fourteenth Annual Conference, Royal Holloway University of London, 4–6 April 2019

updated: 
Wednesday, October 10, 2018 - 4:28pm
The British Society for Literature and Science
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 7, 2018

The fourteenth annual conference of the British Society for Literature and Science will take place at Royal Holloway, University of London, from Thursday 4 April until Saturday 6 April 2019. Keynote speakers will include Professor Tim Armstrong (Royal Holloway) and Professor Angelique Richardson (Exeter).

 

"DeLillo and Environments: American Literature Association 2019"

updated: 
Wednesday, October 10, 2018 - 4:24pm
Teddy Hamstra / Don DeLillo Society
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, January 5, 2019

The Don DeLillo Society is seeking papers for the upcoming American Literature Assocation conference, which will take place May 23-26, 2019.

 

Science Fiction, Radical Visioning, and Social Justice (Panel for ICFA 40)

updated: 
Wednesday, October 10, 2018 - 10:58am
Karina A. Vado
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, October 19, 2018

Panel for the International Conference on the Fantastic in the Arts (ICFA) 40: Politics and Conflict

Orlando, Florida

March 13-16, 2019

Extended abstract submission deadline: Friday, October, 19th.

Disasters, Apocalypses, and Catastrophes PCA/ACA [UPDATE]

updated: 
Tuesday, October 2, 2018 - 2:43pm
PCA/ACA [DEADLINE EXTENDED TO 11/1]
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, October 1, 2018

Disasters, Apocalypses, and Catastrophes (Ficociello and Bell)

Call for Proposals:  Sessions, Panels, Papers

POPULAR CULTURE ASSOCIATION & AMERICAN CULTURE ASSOCIATION

2018 JOINT NATIONAL CONFERENCE

 

Wardman Park Marriot

Wednesday, April 17, to Saturday, April 20, 2019

For information on PCA/ACA, please go to http://www.pcaaca.org

 

For conference information, please go to http://www.pcaaca.org/national-conference/

 

PROPOSAL DEADLINE:  NOVEMBER 1, 2018

2018 Future Humanities International Conference Investigating Future Territories: Utopias, Dystopias, and Heterotopias

updated: 
Tuesday, October 2, 2018 - 7:35am
The Institute of the Future Humanities (November 10, Department of English, Chung-Ang University, South Korea)
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, October 20, 2018

2018 Future Humanities International Conference

 

Investigating Future Territories: Utopias, Dystopias, and Heterotopias

 

 

Deadline for submissions: 

October 20, 2018

 

Full name / Name of organization: 

The Institute of the Future Humanities (November 10, Department of English, Chung-Ang University, South Korea)

 

Conference Date: November 10

 

JOSF Special Issue on Disability Studies (Deadline Extended)

updated: 
Thursday, September 27, 2018 - 8:15pm
Journal of Science Fiction
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, November 2, 2018

The Journal of Science Fiction is accepting submissions for a special issue on disability studies and science fiction, to be released on January 31, 2019.

Environments of Literature and Science: BSLS Winter Symposium 2018

updated: 
Tuesday, September 25, 2018 - 2:30pm
The British Society for Literature and Science
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, October 15, 2018

Date: Saturday 24th November 2018 (10:00 – 18:00)

Location: Cardiff University

Organisers: Joan Passey (Exeter, jp374@exeter.ac.uk), Louise Benson-James (Bristol, louise.bensonjames@bristol.ac.uk), Jim Scown (Cardiff, scownj@cardiff.ac.uk)

Keynote: ‘Biggish Data: Friedrich Engels, Material Ecology, and Victorian Data’ by John Parham, University of Worcester

Call for Proposals: Dune for the 21st Century

updated: 
Monday, September 24, 2018 - 4:45pm
Dune for the 21st Century
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, March 31, 2019

This call is to solicit chapter proposals for an edited volume of scholarship about Frank Herbert’s Dune saga.

Project description

Reckoning With Appetite

updated: 
Monday, September 24, 2018 - 3:56pm
Iowa Journal of Cultural Studies, University of Iowa
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, November 15, 2018

Call for papers: 

 

The Iowa Journal of Cultural Studies is a fully open access peer-reviewed publication edited by graduate students at The University of Iowa that mixes traditional approaches and contemporary interventions in the interdisciplinary humanities and interpretive social sciences. This year’s issue will explore the boundaries that can challenge and facilitate interdisciplinary scholarship through an inquiry into reckoning with appetite. 

 

Romantic Elements: Earth, Air, Fire, Water

updated: 
Monday, September 24, 2018 - 3:50pm
marilyn gaull The Wordsworth Circle
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 1, 2019

We look forward to announcing a series of special issues commemorating the fiftieth anniversary of The Wordsworth Circle and its transfer to the University of Chicago Press. For now, a call for papers  for the spring issue, Vol.50, number 2, 2019. The topic:  Romantic Elements: Earth, Air, Fire, and Water. Essays of 6 to 8,000 words will be considered up to March 1, 2019. Please address requests guidelines or submissions to mgaull@bu.edu

Marilyn Gaull, Editor

Theorizing Zombiism: Toward a Critical Theory Framework

updated: 
Monday, September 24, 2018 - 7:38am
University College Dublin, Ireland
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, November 2, 2018

Theorizing Zombiism: Toward a Critical Theory Framework

University College Dublin 

UCD Humanities Institute

25-27 July 2019

 

Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Intersex

updated: 
Thursday, September 20, 2018 - 10:16am
University of Lincoln, UK
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, January 9, 2019

Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Intersex

17-19 July 2019

University of Lincoln, UK

 

Confirmed Keynote Speakers: 

International Conference: “Enumeration, Epistemology, Etcetera: Lists and List-Making in Literature and Culture”

updated: 
Tuesday, September 18, 2018 - 9:10am
University of Freiburg, Germany
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, November 30, 2018

The ERC Starting Grant Project “Lists in Literature and Culture” invites proposals for an international conference that aims to examine the literary, cultural and epistemological potential of enumerative forms as well as their significance in diverse historical contexts.

The conference will take place at the Freiburg Institute for Advanced Studies (FRIAS), University of Freiburg, Germany, from July 4 to July 6, 2019.

Topics and Themes in Canadian Science Fiction

updated: 
Monday, September 17, 2018 - 3:43pm
Foundation: The International Review of Science Fiction
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, February 15, 2019

The academic journal Foundation: The International Review of Science Fiction (http://www.sf-foundation.org/publications/foundation/index.html), supported by the Science Fiction Foundation at the University of Liverpool, UK, invites contributions for a special issue on Canadian science fiction. The special issue is guest edited by Heather Osborne (University of Calgary, Canada).

Update: Medical Humanities in the Middle East Conference

updated: 
Wednesday, September 12, 2018 - 11:29am
Weill Cornell Medicine in Qatar
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, October 8, 2018

UPDATE: Medical Humanities in the Middle East Posters Accepted until October 8, 2018 The 1st International Conference on Medical Humanities in the Middle East at Weill Cornell Medicine in Qatar is accepting poster presentations and registration to attend until October 8, 2018. Visit the link below for full information.Contact: Professor Alan S. Weber, alw2010@qatar-med.cornell.eduURL: http://qatar-weill.cornell.edu/event/mhm

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