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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

Call for Papers: Collection on Altered Carbon

updated: 
Monday, September 10, 2018 - 9:44am
Aldona Kobus, Lukasz Muniowski
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, November 25, 2018

Call for Papers – Altered Carbon

 

Abstracts are sought for a collection of philosophical essays related to the Netflix Original series Altered Carbon (2018). Since season two starts shooting in October and is supposed to be released in the first half of 2019, we feel that a collection of academic articles about the first season would be in order around the same time. One acclaimed academic publisher has already expressed interest in the collection.

31st Annual Conference in Las Vegas

updated: 
Monday, September 10, 2018 - 9:39am
Far West Popular and American Culture Assns.
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, December 15, 2018

We welcome papers on all aspects of Popular Culture worldwide as well as Creative Readings in all genres.  Submit abstracts of about 75 words as well as title of presentation, affiliation and postal mailing address.  Full panel submissions area also welcome. Send to felicia.campbell@unlv.edu. Early submission is encouraged.

“Nonviolence and Intercultural Dialogue” International Conference

updated: 
Wednesday, September 5, 2018 - 11:21am
London Centre for Interdisciplenary Research
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, February 1, 2019

“Nonviolence and Intercultural Dialogue”International Conference8-9 June, 2019 – London, UKorganised by London Centre for Interdisciplinary Research

We may never be strong enough to be entirely nonviolent in thought, word and deed, but we must keep nonviolence as our goal and make strong progress towards it” – Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

"Spatiality and Temporality" International Conference: Conceptions and Perceptions of Time and Space

updated: 
Wednesday, September 5, 2018 - 11:20am
London Centre for Interdisciplenary Research
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, November 5, 2018

                                                                                                                  "Spatiality and Temporality" International Conference:                                                                     Conceptions and Perceptions of Time and Space                                                                                                                                        16-17 February, 2019 - London                                                                                                                  organised by London Centre for Interdisciplinary Research

 

Animal/Language: An Interdisciplinary Conference (21-23 March 2019)

updated: 
Wednesday, September 5, 2018 - 10:40am
Texas Tech University (Lubbock, TX)
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, September 30, 2018

CALL FOR PAPERS

Animal/Language: An Interdisciplinary Conference

Held in conjunction with the art exhibition “Assembling Animal Communication” 

Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX

21-23 March 2019 

ACLA 2019-The Story of Remembrance: The Future of Memory and Memories of the Future (Washington DC, 3/7-3/10, 2019)

updated: 
Wednesday, September 5, 2018 - 10:38am
The American Comparative Literature Association's 2019 Annual Meeting
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, September 20, 2018

Following the success of its previous ACLA seminar “The Story of Memory: Remembering, Forgetting, and Unreliable Narrators” held in March 2018, this seminar invites paper proposals to discuss how memory is represented and imagined diversely in the works of literature, art, and film from different cultural contexts. Living in an age saturated with memory and forgetting, we see the protagonists unsettled by their lost memory in films and novels: Memento (2000), The Bourne Identity (2002), Remainder (2005), The Amnesiac (2007), Amnesia (2014), The Girl On the Train (2015), The Buried Giant (2015), etc.. These amnesic protagonists, haunted by déjà vu they can never make sense of, often experience trauma and violence.

Modern Language Studies, book reviews

updated: 
Wednesday, September 5, 2018 - 10:37am
Susquehanna University
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, November 30, 2018

Modern Language Studies, the journal of the Northeast Modern Language Association, is seeking reviews for the winter 2018-2019 issue.

I am especially interested in reviews of primary sources (including scholarly editions, contemporary literature, art, film, comic books, visual and popular culture), pedagogical works, and hypertext publications. However, reviews are no longer restricted to these categories.

Graduate students are welcome to contribute to the journal. Please submit your review electronically (as a Word attachment) to Randy Robertson, Reviews Editor of MLS, at robertson@susqu.edu

Special Edition - _Frankenstein_

updated: 
Friday, August 31, 2018 - 11:32pm
Lamar University
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, September 30, 2018

LAMAR JOURNAL OF THE HUMANITIES

 

  Call for Papers 

Deadline Extended to September 30, 2018

Special Edition  _Frankenstein_

 

8th International Conference Buddhism & Australia

updated: 
Wednesday, August 29, 2018 - 9:36am
Buddhism & Australia Inc
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, October 20, 2018

The IC Buddhism & Australia is pleased to invite abstracts for panel sessions and individual papers for the 8th International Conference Buddhism & Australia that will be held on 7-9 February 2019 in Perth, Western Australia.

Our conference investigates the history, current and future directions of Buddhism in Australasia and is a platform for scientists and Buddhists to present their latest researches on Buddhism. Researchers across a broad range of disciplines are welcomed as well the submission of pre-formed panel proposals.

Topics for submission include but are not limited to:

CFP: Reversibility, ACLA (Georgetown, 7-10 March 2019)

updated: 
Wednesday, August 29, 2018 - 9:08am
Julia Ng
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, September 20, 2018

“Reversibility” 

 

Proposed Seminar for the 2019 Annual Meeting of the American Comparative Literature Association (ACLA) at Georgetown (March 7-10, 2019)

 

Co-Organizers: 

 

Jan Mieszkowski, Reed College (mieszkow@reed.edu)

 

Julia Ng, Goldsmiths, University of London (j.ng@gold.ac.uk

 

Deadline Sept. 1 for Panel Proposals for 2019 ASLE Conference

updated: 
Tuesday, August 28, 2018 - 2:21pm
Association for the Study of Literature and Environment
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, September 1, 2018

Reminder: Deadline for ASLE Panel Proposals is September 1, 2018

A call for individual papers will be out this fall with a submission period of October 15-December 15, 2018.

PARADISE ON FIRE

Association for the Study of Literature and Environment (ASLE) 
Thirteenth Biennial Conference

JUNE 26-30, 2019
UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, DAVIS
DAVIS, CA

Call for Panels (PDF)

SUBMIT PANEL NOW via Submittable

Writing Race, Class, and Gender in the Anthropocene

updated: 
Friday, August 24, 2018 - 12:52pm
ASLE Biennial Conference / UC Davis / June 26-30, 2019
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, August 30, 2018

We are living in the Anthropocene, a geological epoch in which we wield power over the entire planet. But who, exactly, is the “we” in that sentence? As an imaginary, the Anthropocene allows “us” to understand “ourselves” as members of a species that is transforming “our” planet. As a material phenomenon, however, the Anthropocene divides “us” into disparate groups—whites and people of color, upper classes and working classes, men and women, citizens and refugees. How, in Bruno Latour’s terms, can we track the translations between nonhumans and humans? How, from Dipesh Chakrabarty’s perspective, can we straddle the thought rifts between the planetary and the global?

Consumption: Food, Culture, Desire

updated: 
Friday, August 24, 2018 - 12:33pm
Wilson College Humanities Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, January 15, 2019

Wilson College Humanities Conference

Conference Theme: Consumption: Food, Culture, Desire

Saturday, February 23, 2019
9:00am-5:00pm

Held in the Brooks Complex of Wilson College

Chambersburg, PA

sponsored by Wilson’s M.A. in Humanities Program

 

2018 International Conference on Gender Studies “Gender (Mis)Representations”

updated: 
Friday, August 24, 2018 - 12:19pm
London Centre for Interdisciplenary Research
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, August 31, 2018

International Conference on Gender Studies Cambridge Conference2018 International Conference on Gender Studies“Gender (Mis)Representations”1-2 December 2018 – Cambridge, UKOrganised by: London Centre for Interdisciplinary Research The conference seeks to explore the past and current status of men and women 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:

International Conference on London Studies "Versions of Londonness". Please note: Selected papers will be published in the post-conference e-Book.

updated: 
Friday, August 24, 2018 - 12:19pm
London Centre for Interdisciplenary Research
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, September 15, 2018

International Conference on London Studies"Versions of Londonness"24 November, 2018 – London, UKorganised by London Centre for Interdisciplinary Research

Selected papers will be published in the post-conference e-Book.

Organised Higher Academics in South Asia: New Pespectives

updated: 
Friday, August 24, 2018 - 12:13pm
Sarsuna College
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, September 20, 2018

Papers are invited for an  International webinar on Organised Higher Academics in South Asia: New Perspectives . Through this seminar we attempt to understand the contemporary nature of the Organised Higher Academics in South Asian region, keeping in mind the changes brought about by the dynamic scenario in technology, economics, international relations, etc. Details regarding conference and submission can be viewed at http://ohasa.sarsunacollege.ac.in/

Abstract deadline: 20th September, 2018

" Victorian Fun, Amusement and Delight," For the Humanities Congress at the University of British Columbia, June 1-7th, 2019

updated: 
Wednesday, August 22, 2018 - 3:07am
VSAO-Sponsored ACCUTE Joint Session
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, November 15, 2019

From Edward Lear’s owl-and-pussycat elopement, the Queen’s laughable rage in Wonderland, to the visual wit found in illustrations by Phiz and the Punch artists, the Victorian era was no stranger to delight and merry-making. In one sense, the Victorian era was a bastion of prudish puritanical “no nonsense,” of earnest rationalism in its documenting positivism and nascent naturalist sciences. In another sense, this historic moment also saw the flowering of imaginative merriment through the emergence of leisure time for working and bourgeois classes, which inspired a myriad of humorous and nonsense artistic forms to proliferate.

Critique and the World Outside Us

updated: 
Monday, August 20, 2018 - 10:05am
Ian Jensen
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, September 20, 2018

In a recent interview, philosopher Christopher Preston (Montana) notes that we are presently at a crux wherein we are in danger of losing contact with what he refers to as “the world outside of us, the world outside our control” (“Reengineering Our World: A Cautionary Tale,” Vision.org). At first blush, Preston is a thinker out of time with this sentiment--the kind of loss he refers to has more in common with the “back to the land” ethos of what is often called second wave environmentalism than it does with current analyses in the environmental humanities, many of which argue that the present intuition of the fading of the “world outside of us” is little more than an ideological distortion.

Infrastructural Texts, Textual Infrastructures

updated: 
Monday, August 20, 2018 - 9:36am
NEMLA 2019 (Washington DC)
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, September 30, 2018

What is the relationship of infrastructure to the social, the historical, and the literary, and how might different methodological approaches help us understand this relationship? In the introduction to their book Signal Traffic: Critical Studies of Media Infrastructure, Lisa Parks and Nicole Starosielski have described "critical infrastructure studies" as a way to consider and historicize "infrastructures as large technical systems, urbanization campaigns, and sites of material culture...from bridges to power grids, from railways to sewer systems." When dreams of development, of globalization, of prosperity, or of imperial power take physical shape, they often take the form of large-scale construction projects.

Female Agency in the Later Middle Ages

updated: 
Thursday, August 16, 2018 - 9:47am
Northeast Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, September 30, 2018

Thirty years ago, in her seminal book, Holy Feast and Holy Fast: the Religious Significance of Food to Medieval Women, Caroline Walker Bynum proposed that the later Middle Ages witnessed the rise of the first women’s movement in Christian history. Looking within and beyond the purview of religious devotion, this panel welcomes papers that corroborate, qualify, or critique Bynum’s claim by examining medieval representations of female agency. What constitutes female agency in late medieval literature, society and culture? To what end is it exerted? How and by whom is it celebrated and/or censured?

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