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Catastrophe! Living and Thinking Through the End Times

updated: 
Saturday, November 11, 2017 - 9:47am
English Department, Indiana University - Bloomington
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, December 17, 2017

Catastrophe! Living and Thinking Through the End Times

Indiana University Bloomington | March 30-31, 2018

 

Keynote Speaker

Seo-Young Chu

Associate Professor, Department of English, Queens College, CUNY 

We are issuing a Call for Proposals for scholarly and creative submissions for the 16th Annual Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Conference entitled “Catastrophe! Living and Thinking Through the End Times” hosted by the English Department at Indiana University Bloomington, March 30-31, 2018.  

 

What is Universe? Communication • Complexity • Coherence

updated: 
Friday, November 10, 2017 - 8:51pm
University of Oregon in Portland
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, December 31, 2017

WHAT IS UNIVERSE?
COMMUNICATION  • COMPLEXITY • COHERENCE

University of Oregon in Portland, April 19-21, 2018

whatis.uoregon.edu

The What is Universe? (2018) conference-experience examines communication, complexity/simplicity, coherence/incoherence and, how they may or may not contribute to “a pluralistic universe.” This conference marks the third collaboration among scholars from the natural and social sciences, communication, media, law, design, and art. We invite proposals for scholarly papers, panels, exhibits and installations on a wide variety of issues and topics. Please see whatis.uoregon.edu for more details.

What is Life? Lifestyles • Lifeworlds • Lifeworks

updated: 
Friday, November 10, 2017 - 8:50pm
University of Oregon
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, November 21, 2016

UPDATED CALL FOR PROPOSALS AND EXTENDED DEADLINE:
DECEMBER 13, 2016!

WHAT IS LIFE?
LIFEWORKS • LIFESTYLES • LIFEWORLDS
University of Oregon in Portland • April 6–8, 2017

whatis.uoregon.edu

Call for Journal Articles

updated: 
Thursday, November 9, 2017 - 9:03am
Limina: A Journal of Historical and Cultural Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, March 31, 2018

Limina: A Journal of Historical and Cultural Studies is inviting articles for its forthcoming general issue, scheduled for publication in late
2018. Limina welcomes scholarly contributions of 5000-7000 words. Papers submitted before March 2018 will be given priority for that year’s general edition.

Please submit your article as an email attachment in MS Word format or Rich Text Format (RTF) to liminajournal@gmail.com. In a separate document, please also provide:


• your name

• your email address


• your institutional affiliation


• the title of the article


• a 150 word abstract


Systems and Knowledge: Scholarship, Ecology and Mind in Science Fiction

updated: 
Wednesday, November 8, 2017 - 1:14pm
Chris Pak (King's Digital Lab) and Will Slocombe (University of Liverpool)
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, December 16, 2017

Science fiction is a genre inherently replete witha multitude of systems. From computers, robots, cyborgs and androids to human-animal studies, ecological systems, management practices and (agro-)industrial systems, science fiction has portrayed a variety of different and sometimes interlocking sets of physical systems. Ideas of knowledge generation and systematisation are also central to the genre, from the social and hard sciences, art, language and communication, right through to the systematisation and dissemination of knowledge.

Extension - Forgery and Imitation

updated: 
Friday, November 3, 2017 - 11:03am
Victorian Network
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 15, 2017

Call For Papers: Forgery and Imitation

 

Victorian Network is an open-access, MLA-indexed, peer-reviewed journal dedicated to publishing and promoting the best work across the broad field of Victorian Studies by postgraduate students and early career academics. We are delighted to announce that our twelfth issue (Summer 2018) will be guest edited by Aviva Briefel on the theme of Forgery and Imitation.

 

DEADLINE TOMORROW: Hello Traveller - Essays on the Syfy Series 12 Monkeys

updated: 
Wednesday, November 1, 2017 - 6:08pm
Racheal Harris – Australian Catholic University
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, November 3, 2017

What does it mean to travel through time?

What is the impact on the individual and how widely do the repercussions of individual actions in the past ripple into an ever uncertain future?

What is the importance of a single moment or a single person’s actions when we consider them as a momentary player in history?

Can one person really save, or damn, the world?

These are some of the questions asked by the syfy series 12 Monkeys.

SWPACA 2018 - Dr. Who Call for Papers - Deadline extended!

updated: 
Tuesday, October 31, 2017 - 9:14am
Southwest Popular and American Culture Association
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Call for Papers

Dr. Who, Torchwood and Whoverse Studies

Southwest Popular / American Culture Association (SWPACA)

 

39th Annual Conference, February 7-10, 2018

Hyatt Regency Hotel & Conference Center

Albuquerque, New Mexico

http://www.southwestpca.org

Proposal submission deadline: November 15, 2017

 

Geomedia and the City

updated: 
Tuesday, October 31, 2017 - 9:11am
De Gruyter /Open Cultural Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 15, 2018

GUEST EDITORS:

Mekonnen Tesfahuney (Karlstads Universitet)
Tim Simpson
 (University of Macau)

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Of 'Gods and Monsters': Shelley's Frankenstein Two Hundred Years On

updated: 
Monday, October 30, 2017 - 11:20am
Roger Stanley/Southeast Regional Conference on Christianity and Literature
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 15, 2018

                    Of ‘Gods and Monsters’:  Shelley’s Frankenstein Two Hundred Years On

                                    Southeast Conference on Christianity and Literature    

       19-21 April 2018

       Union University

                                                            Jackson, Tennessee

        Keynote Speaker:

                         Dr. Christina Bieber Lake, Clyde S. Kilby Professor of English, Wheaton College

     Prophets of the Posthuman: American Literature, Biotechnology and the Ethics ofPersonhood 

Updated Special Issue: The Dog Diaries

updated: 
Friday, October 27, 2017 - 12:35pm
The Mind's Eye: A Liberal Arts Journal
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, October 30, 2017

The Mind's Eye: A Liberal Arts Journal

Special Issue: The Dog Diaries, Submissions Due October 30th

We seek submissions that explore the tangible and symbolic affection bonds that people have with dogs. Given how much dogs impart to us, The Dog Diaries will represent a cathartic “Thank You” for best-friends, past, present, and future. Submissions can include scholarly research, commentaries, fiction, science fiction, poetry, book reviews, interviews, cartoons, drawings, photography, and other artistic works. 

Call for Submissions:Theoretical Studies in Literature and Art

updated: 
Monday, October 23, 2017 - 1:30pm
Theoretical Studies in Literature and Art (ISSN0257-0254)
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, July 31, 2018

Theoretical Studies in Literature and Art (ISSN 0257-0254), launched in 1980 and published bimonthly, a most highly recognized peer-reviewed journal in China, publishes original papers in Chinese or English in arts and humanities, especially literary studies. We welcome MLA-style papers of 6000-12000 words in the fields of literary theory, critical theory, aesthetics, philosophy of art, cultural studies, etc.

Comics and Popular Arts Conference at Dragon Con 2018

updated: 
Monday, October 23, 2017 - 1:27pm
Comics and Popular Arts Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 15, 2017

2018 Call for Papers / Call for Proposals

The Comics and Popular Arts Conference (CPAC) invites submissions for our 11th Annual meeting in Atlanta, Georgia, August 31-September 3, 2018.

CPAC is an annual academic conference for the studies of comics and the popular arts, including science/speculative fiction and fantasy literature, film, and other media, comic books, manga, graphic novels, anime, gaming, etc. CPAC presentations are peer reviewed, based in scholarly research.

Please submit a proposal that engages in substantial scholarly examinations of comic books/graphic novels, anime, manga, science/speculative fiction, fantasy, or other parts of popular culture.

Emerson Society Panel at the Thoreau Gathering 2018

updated: 
Monday, October 23, 2017 - 1:26pm
The Ralph Waldo Emerson Society
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 12, 2018

The Emerson Society sponsors a panel at the Thoreau Society Annual Gathering each summer in Concord, MA. For information on the conference theme, please visit www.thoreausociety.org. We will consider papers both on the topic below and the conference theme more generally.

 

Waldo and Henry: Points of Parting

The 5th World Humanities Forum 2018

updated: 
Monday, October 16, 2017 - 12:35am
World Humanities Forum
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, January 31, 2018

 Theme: The Human Image in a Changing World

The theme for the 5th World Humanities Forum is “The Human Image in a Changing World.” The very purpose of humanities research is to study humans, but the image of humans however, has gone through on-going changes not only throughout different time periods but also according to the various local situations. Therefore it is important that we primarily capture human images and then document the characteristics of the human images from past to present in various academic and ordinary lives.

Natura 2018: Illegitimate Knowledges

updated: 
Wednesday, October 11, 2017 - 9:15am
Natura: The Science and Epistemology Working Group
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 1, 2017

Illegitimate Knowledges

A Graduate Conference in Science and Epistemology
Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey

February 16, 2018

Keynote Speaker
Banu Subramaniam
(University of Massachusetts, Amherst)

Hosted by Natura, A Rutgers University Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Working Group focused on critical perspectives of Science and Epistemology, the 2018 Natura Conference seeks papers on the topic of illegitimate knowledges: scorned, discarded, amateur, illogical, and discredited methods of understanding the world.

Dismantling Inequality Through Dialogues of Conscience

updated: 
Wednesday, October 11, 2017 - 8:27am
Watchung Review
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, November 30, 2017

Call For Submissions

Dismantling Inequality through Dialogues of Conscience

Humanity, wildlife and the environment have all been negatively impacted by polarizing inequalities. Despite this, courageous individuals and resistance movements have and continue to expose these inequalities and enact change in the face of tremendous opposition. We are interested in submissions that explore gender, racial, sexual, religious, socio-economic and environmental inequalities represented in literature, film as well as other mediums and the changes that have occurred through dialogues inside and outside of the classroom about various forms of inequality.

Topics of interest may include but are not limited to:

Tick, Tick, DOOM!

updated: 
Tuesday, October 10, 2017 - 9:50am
SUNY at Buffalo Dept. of Comparative Literature
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, November 1, 2017

Call for Papers:

 

 “Tick. Tick. DOOM!: Precariousness and Time”

 

The Fourth Annual Undergraduate Symposium of Popular Culture and Philosophy

Hosted by the SUNY at Buffalo Department of Comparative Literature Graduate Student Association

Keynote Speaker: Shaun Irlam, PhD

Featured Graduate Presenters: TBA

Friday, November 17th, 2017, 9 a.m.- 5 p.m.

Hazardous Objects: Function, Materiality, and Context

updated: 
Tuesday, October 10, 2017 - 9:48am
University of Delaware Center for Material Culture Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, November 10, 2017

Hazardous Objects: Function, Materiality, and ContextWinterthur Museum, Garden & LibraryApril 27-28, 2018 The Center for Material Culture Studies at the University of Delaware invitessubmissions for papers to be given at the Fifteenth Material Culture Symposium for Emerging Scholars.  We invite papers that identify and consider the production and use of hazardous material culture. Whether through composition or intended function, objects are hazardous or may become hazardous. Certain materials, organic or artificial, exist as hazards to humans. Additionally, hazards are often embedded in the material environment and affect our experience of domestic, institutional and public space.   What makes an object hazardous?

Toward an Ecopoetics of Randomness and Design (Ecozon@ Issue 10.1, Spring 2019)

updated: 
Monday, October 9, 2017 - 11:17am
Ecozon@ - European Journal of Literature, Culture, and Environment
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, July 15, 2018

Issue 10.1 Spring 2019. Toward an Ecopoetics of Randomness and Design. Guest Editors: Franca Bellarsi and Judith Rauscher. Université libre de Bruxelles and Otto-Friedrich-Universität Bamberg. (Submissions open on 15 May 2018 and close on 15 July 2018).

Eisenstein for the Twenty-first Century

updated: 
Monday, October 9, 2017 - 11:00am
Monash University Prato Centre
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 1, 2018

Eisenstein for the Twenty-first Century

21-22 June 2018, Monash University Prato Centre, Italy

Special Issue on Afrofuturism (deadline extended)

updated: 
Sunday, October 8, 2017 - 10:49am
Journal of Science Fiction
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, October 13, 2017

Journal of Science Fiction Special Issue on Afrofuturism

The Journal of Science Fiction is accepting submissions for a special issue on Afrofuturism to be published on January 31, 2018.

CFP: Sickness and Health in the Era of Trump

updated: 
Wednesday, October 4, 2017 - 12:54pm
Dósis: medical humanities + social justice
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, November 1, 2017

CFP: Sickness and Health in the Era of Trump

Call for Papers: Conference GEWINN 14-15th May 2018

updated: 
Tuesday, October 3, 2017 - 1:54pm
Gender. Knowledge. Computer Science. Network for the Research Transfer of Interdisciplinary Knowledge on Gender and Computer Science (GEWINN)
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, October 31, 2017

We would like to invite you to contribute your expertise: We are pleased to announce the Call for Papers as part of the project "Gender. Knowledge. Computer Science. Network for the Research Transfer of Interdisciplinary Knowledge on Gender and Computer Science (GEWINN)". Maybe you can share the Call for Papers in your section or to other interested persons.

CALL FOR PAPERS: CONFERENCE GEWINN

Heilbronn, 14-15th May 2018

http://gender-wissen-informatik.com/Conference

Edited Collection: Legacies of the Manhattan Project at 75 Years

updated: 
Monday, October 2, 2017 - 4:31pm
Michael Mays, Washington State University
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 8, 2018

The Hanford History Project at Washington State University Tri-Cities and Washington State University Press invite submissions for a multidisciplinary collection of essays titled “Legacies of the Manhattan Project: Reflections on 75 Years of a Nuclear World.” This peer-reviewed volume will be published by WSU Press in Spring 2019.

 

Graduate Conference in Religion and Ecology

updated: 
Monday, October 2, 2017 - 11:18am
Yale University
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, December 31, 2017

Hosted at Yale University, the Graduate Conference in Religion and Ecology reflects a desire to provide a space for students to engage in dynamic, interdisciplinary conversations across curricular boundaries, and strives to connect ethos with ethics, and ethics to applicable practicality. How do beliefs about the environment affect the use of and engagement with the natural world? As an international interdisciplinary conference, we host students researching Environmental Studies, Environmental Humanities, Forestry, Conservation, History, Historiography, Social Sciences, Food Studies, Philosophy, Ethics & Morals, Theology, Religious Studies, Animal Ethics, Law & Policy, and Business & Management, among others.

REMINDER: NEMLA 2018: Reading and Writing the Body in the Anthropocene

updated: 
Wednesday, September 27, 2017 - 7:58pm
Délice Williams | NEMLA 2018
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, September 30, 2017

Two trends in ecocritical approaches to narrative form the basis of this proposed session on Reading & Writing the Body in the Anthropocene. The first is the proliferation of the term Anthropocene itself, which not only attempts to name an epoch but also seems to have become a kind of shorthand for a constellation of political, social, scientific and economic concerns related to our understanding of human impact on the environment. The second trend is the so-called “material turn” in the environmental humanities, a shift that, as Serenella Iovino and Serpil Oppermann observe, has brought “increasing attention” to the imbrications of meaning, narrative and material realities in the larger conversation on literature and the environment (Iovino 550).

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