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[DEADLINE TOMORROW: March 1st] Toward Extinction, To Ward Off Extinction

updated: 
Thursday, February 28, 2019 - 7:53am
CECILLE
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 1, 2019

Toward Extinction, To Ward Off Extinction

7-9 November 2019, University of Lille (FRANCE)

Convened by: Thomas Dutoit (CECILLE), Sarah Jonckheere (CECILLE/IdA), and Laura Lainväe (EMMA) 


Keynote speakers:

Sarah Wood, co-editor and advisory board of OLR and Angelaki (UK)

Jesse Oak Taylor, University of Washington (USA)

Ursula K. Heise, UCLA (USA)

 

MLA 2020 Special Session CFP: Transmedia Narratives of the Nonhuman (DEADLINE: 3/15/2019)

updated: 
Wednesday, February 27, 2019 - 9:58am
Rebecca Wanzo & Lan Dong
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 15, 2019

Call for Papers for a proposed special session at the Modern Language Association (MLA) Annual Convention on January 9-12, 2020, in Seattle, Washington. This collaborative panel is jointly sponsored by the Comics and Graphic Narratives Forum and the Screen Arts and Culture Forum.

Comics and graphic narratives have long explored the nonhuman as allegorical representatives of the human experience. This panel examines the difference medium makes in adapting comics and graphic narratives for the screen, and how transmedia narratives of the nonhuman represent/challenge our understanding of humanity, for example:

Modernism and the Sense of an Ending

updated: 
Wednesday, February 27, 2019 - 9:52am
Modernist Studies Association (MSA Toronto, 2019)
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, March 5, 2019

Modernist Studies Association Conference

Toronto CA, October 17-20, 2019

 

CFP for edited collection: Theatre and the Macabre

updated: 
Wednesday, February 27, 2019 - 9:39am
Meredith Conti
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, June 1, 2019

Proposed Volume: Theatre and the Macabre

Editors:      
Kevin J. Wetmore, Jr.                                     Meredith Conti
Professor and Chair of Theatre Arts                 Assistant Professor of Theatre
Loyola Marymount University                          University at Buffalo, SUNY

 

Submissions Timeline and Contact Information:
Please send abstracts of 300-500 words and a 100-word bio to kwetmore@lmu.edu and maconti@buffalo.edu by June 1, 2019. Accepted contributors will submit their chapter drafts to the editors by May 1, 2020. 

Frankenstein’s Lives: Shelley’s Novel as Cultural Phenomenon

updated: 
Thursday, February 21, 2019 - 1:35pm
Robert I. Lublin and Elizabeth Fay
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, May 20, 2019

Call for Papers: Frankenstein’s Lives: Shelley’s Novel as Cultural Phenomenon

Co-edited by Robert I. Lublin and Elizabeth Fay

We seek chapter proposals for a collection that celebrates the 200th anniversary of the publication of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein.

After 200 years, Frankenstein has emerged into an international cultural phenomenon. During the novel’s bicentennial, events took place around the world to celebrate the novel’s publication. Frankenstein continues to be more salient than ever. We are compiling a collection that explores the range of cultural responses the novel has elicited as well as the ways it continues to be relevant to our world today and to the future.

Journal of Science Fiction Special Issue on Disability Studies REOPENED (Deadline Extended – May 1st 2019)

updated: 
Thursday, February 21, 2019 - 8:52am
MOSF Journal of Science Fiction
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, May 1, 2019

The Journal of Science Fiction has extended the deadline for contributions to an upcoming special issue on disability studies and science fiction, slated for publication in mid-2019. Pursuant to our initial call, the editorial team is accepting additional submissions for consideration. You can see our announcement here: https://publish.lib.umd.edu/scifi/announcement/view/18

Victorian Renewals

updated: 
Tuesday, February 19, 2019 - 8:18am
British Association for Victorian Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 1, 2019

British Association for Victorian Studies Annual Conference"Victorian Renewals"

University of Dundee, Scotland28-30 August 2019

CFP: Animal Doubles in Literature and Film (2019 MMLA, Chicago, IL)

updated: 
Tuesday, February 19, 2019 - 8:16am
Margaret Day/Midwest Modern Languages Association
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, April 5, 2019

SUBMISSION DEADLINE APRIL 5

Call for Papers: “Animals in Literature and Film” (Permanent Panel)
Midwest Modern Languages Association
November 13–17, 2019 in Chicago, IL

“How can an animal look you in the face? Animal Doubles in Literature and Film”

This year's "Animals in Literature and Film" panel at the Midwest Modern Languages Association's annual meeting (November 13–17, 2019 in Chicago, IL) invites papers engaging the conference’s theme of “Doubles, Duality, and Doppelgangers,” specifically how works of literature or film reflect or confound perceived differences between human and non-human animals.

Asia//Technics

updated: 
Thursday, February 14, 2019 - 9:40am
Discussion for Asias
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, March 10, 2019

Asia//Technics (discussionforasias.wixsite.com/asiatechnics)

Diversity and Community in Narrative Medicine and the Medical Humanities

updated: 
Thursday, February 14, 2019 - 8:39am
Survive and Thrive: A Journal for Medical Humanities and Narrative as Medicine
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, April 1, 2019

Diversity and Community in Narrative Medicine and the Medical Humanities

Deadline for Abstracts:

April 1, 2019

 

Full Name / Name of Organization:

Survive and Thrive: A Journal for Medical Humanities and Narrative as Medicine http://repository.stcloudstate.edu/survive_thrive/

 

Contact Email:

jbrown1@ccny.cuny.edu

Evolutionary Theory, Animal Studies, and Rethinking the "Human" in Humanities

updated: 
Thursday, February 14, 2019 - 8:35am
2019 Meeting of the Georgia Philological Association
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, February 22, 2019

The fourteenth annual meeting of the Georgia Philological Association (GPA) will convene at the Middle Georgia State University Conference Center at 100 University Parkway, Macon, Georgia on Friday, May 17, 2019.

Call for Area Proposals: Film & History (3/31/19; 11/13-17/19)

updated: 
Thursday, February 7, 2019 - 9:58am
Film & History
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, March 31, 2019

CALL FOR AREA PROPOSALS

Designing Culture and Character: Technology in Film, Television, and New Media

2019 Film & History Conference

November 13-17

Madison Concourse Hotel and Governor’s Club

Madison, WI (USA)

Utopia, Dystopia and Climate Change: 20th International Conference of the Utopian Studies Society, Europe

updated: 
Saturday, February 2, 2019 - 1:11am
Utopian Studies Society, Europe
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, February 28, 2019

Despite the incidence of climate change scepticism amongst right-wing politicians in the United States and elsewhere, there is a near-consensus amongst scientists that current levels of atmospheric greenhouse gas are sufficient to alter global weather patterns to possibly disastrous effect. Writing in the journal Utopian Studies in 2016, the Californian science fiction writer Kim Stanley Robinson observed that: "Climate change is inevitable - we’re already in it - and because we’re caught in technological and cultural path dependency, we can’t easily get back out of it ...

Victorian Data

updated: 
Friday, February 1, 2019 - 12:18pm
NAVSA Victorian Data Caucus
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 15, 2019

The newly-formed North American Victorian Studies Association (NAVSA) Data Caucus will host its free inaugural conference at the University of Virginia on November 15-16, 2019. Our conception of data encompasses British and North American practices for gathering and expressing information; cultural attitudes toward data; the rising disciplines and technologies that lead to today’s communications, new media, critical coding, and data science; digital collections; digital pedagogies; quantitative methods; data theory, and digital humanities. We welcome proposals from those working with historical and/or technical data, as well as the digital-curious.

Graduate Conference: Technology and Literature

updated: 
Friday, February 1, 2019 - 10:30am
Boston University Department of Romance Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, February 15, 2018

 

TECHNOLOGY AND LITERATURE

 

Boston University Romance Studies Graduate Student Conference

 

Saturday, April 27th, 2019

 

Call for Papers

 

Journal of Awareness (JoA)

updated: 
Thursday, January 31, 2019 - 6:43pm
RATING ACADEMY LTD.
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, April 15, 2019

 Journal of Awareness (E-ISSN 2149-6544) is an international refereed journal which started to be published in 2016.  The journal aims to include works in different art fields. In this framework, high quality theoretical and applied articles are going to be published. The views and works of artists, academicians, researchers and professionals working in all fileds of arts are brought together.

The Plantationocene Series—Plantation Worlds, Past and Present

updated: 
Wednesday, January 30, 2019 - 2:22pm
Edge Effects / University of Wisconsin-Madison
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 29, 2019

Edge Effects is currently accepting submissions to a new series on the Plantationocene. We’re interested in previously unpublished essays (~1500-2000 words), photo essays, and other creative pieces from a diverse array of academic, artistic, and activist perspectives.

First submission window: January 28-March 29, 2019

Developing Effective Communication Skills in Archaeology

updated: 
Wednesday, January 30, 2019 - 2:19pm
Enrico Proietti for IGI Global
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, February 24, 2019

This is a Call for Chapters to be published in the book "Developing Effective Communication Skills in Archaeology" by IGI Global.

Enrico Proietti, expert in Communication of Archaeological Heritage from the Italian Ministry for Cultural Heritage and Activities (see contacts below), is the editor.

M/C: Journal of Media and Culture, looking at the idea of “Regional"

updated: 
Wednesday, January 30, 2019 - 2:18pm
M/C: Journal of Media and Culture
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 1, 2019

Cultural life in the regions is part of what makes our regional centres vibrant places to live, work, create, share, and participate, as well as providing the basis for insights concerning place, space, and identity that can be divergent from those arising from other locatednesses. The experience of regional Australia is unique. John Woinarski has written that there "are places in Australia that are awe-inspiring, spectacular, mysterious; they touch our spirit and help define our nation"; but these places are complicated, for ideas of the bush or the outback are "sometimes more shifting myth than reality".

Penumbra: Call for papers, creative fiction/non-fiction, poetry, artwork

updated: 
Wednesday, January 23, 2019 - 12:02pm
Jonina Anderson-Lopez/Union Institute & University
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, February 15, 2019

Penumbra: Call for papers, creative fiction/non-fiction, poetry, artwork deadline for submissions: February 15th, 2019 full name / name of organization: Penumbra, Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies contact email: editorp@myunion.edu / andersonlopezg@myunion.edu 

https://unionpenumbra.org/guidelines/

‘Always Coming Home’: Thinking Utopia-in-Crisis

updated: 
Tuesday, January 22, 2019 - 3:10pm
University of Alabama in Huntsville (English)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, February 1, 2019

In 1974, in the shadow of the Vietnam War and amidst the economic and political retrenchments of post-1968, Ursula K. Le Guin published The Dispossessed. The novel’s radical innovation of the narrative utopia, with its unblinking acknowledgment of the form’s conceptual as well as practical limits, paradoxically revitalized and reactivated utopia’s uncompromising social vocation for an emphatically anti-utopian era.

Rhetorics of Reproductive Justice in Public and Civic Contexts

updated: 
Thursday, January 17, 2019 - 2:01pm
Reflections
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, September 1, 2019

Recent reports reveal that the U.S. has the highest rate of maternal deaths in the developed world, particularly among low-income, rural, and African American women (NPR, 2017). Changes to the Supreme Court endanger the viability of Roe v. Wade. In Iowa, a judge threatens to ban nearly all abortions once a fetal heartbeat can be detected (NPR, 2018). In Wisconsin, the state legislature rejects the repeal of the “cocaine mom law,” which opponents argue forces undue medical care on pregnant women (Reuters, 2017). These reproductive threats are not limited to only women’s rights.

Multiverse Science Fiction and Fantasy Convention

updated: 
Wednesday, January 16, 2019 - 1:07pm
Multiverse Science Fiction and Fantasy Convention
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, May 31, 2019

Call for SubmissionsMultiverse Science Fiction and Fantasy Convention 

Event Date & Location: October 18-20, 2019, Hilton Atlanta Airport

Deadline for Submissions: May 31, 2019

Name of Organization: Multiverse Science Fiction and Fantasy Convention

Organization Website: https://www.multiversecon.org

Contact Email: Rhonda Jackson Joseph,Learn@Multiversecon.org

 

Once Upon a Time There Was a Virus....: Storytelling, Health and Illness

updated: 
Wednesday, January 16, 2019 - 1:03pm
Dr Robert Fisher
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 8, 2019

Once Upon a Time There Was a Virus....: Storytelling, Health and Illness
Saturday 31st August - Sunday 1st September 2019
Lisbon, Portugal

Throughout history, people have felt a need to tell each other stories about the ordinary as well as the surprising experiences of being alive, particularly in relation to health, well-being, illness, disease and death. Telling stories was – and still is – a way of recording and grappling with the origins, causes and prevention of illnesses and disease that surrounded them in everyday life.

TREES IN/AND/AROUND LITERATURE IN THE ANTHROPOCENE

updated: 
Wednesday, January 16, 2019 - 1:00pm
Daniela Fargione / University of Turin
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, February 15, 2019

TREES IN/AND/AROUND LITERATURE IN THE ANTHROPOCENE

University of Turin, Italy

21st May 2019

 

 

Call for papers: BROLLY. Journal of Social Sciences (London, UK)

updated: 
Wednesday, January 16, 2019 - 10:57am
London Academic Publishing
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, March 25, 2019

Call for papers: BROLLY. Journal of Social Sciences (London, UK)

Vol. 2, No. 1, April 2019

London Academic Publishing

 

Submission Deadline: March 25, 2019

 

ISSN 2516-869X (Print)

ISSN 2516-8703 (Online)

 

No publication fee will be charged.

Open Access

 

Contact:

brolly@journals.lapub.co.uk

 

Web:

www.journals.lapub.co.uk/index.php/Brolly

www.lapub.co.uk

 

The ART of Infertility: An Anthology of Patient Narrative and Art

updated: 
Wednesday, January 16, 2019 - 9:06am
The ART of Infertility
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, February 15, 2019

Call for Submissions—The ART of Infertility: An Anthology of Patient Narrative and Art

Edited by Elizabeth Walker, Maria Novotny, and Robin Silbergleid

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