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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

 

Medical Humanism / American Literature: CFP for American Literature Association (ALA) 30th Annual Conference May 23-26, 2019, Boston, MA

updated: 
Tuesday, October 23, 2018 - 12:02pm
Tana Jean Welch / Florida State University College of Medicine
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, January 5, 2019

Medical Humanism / American Literature

CFP for American Literature Association (ALA) 30th Annual Conference

May 23-26, 2019, Boston, MA

Given the ongoing healthcare crisis in America—soaring costs, physician shortages, and lack of insurance coverage—and the rising interest in the field of health humanities, I seek projects that illuminate American literature’s contribution to medical humanism. More specifically, I am interested in papers that address how American literature can help us revision our view of the body, health, illness, disease, medical education, and/or the healthcare system.

»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.

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