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Liquidscapes: tales and telling of watery worlds

updated: 
Wednesday, September 27, 2017 - 1:16pm
Art.earth
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, November 20, 2017

art.earth and our academic partners Schumacher College and the Sustainable Earth Institute (Plymouth University) invite proposals to an international forum: Liquidscapes: tales and tellings of watery worlds and fluid states.

A three-day event bringing together creative thinkers and doers to explore physically and figuratively our watery worlds and the fluid condition. 

Keynote speakers include writer Tristan Gooley (‘How to Read Water’), artist Amy Sharrocks and astronomer Prof. Paul Murdin OBE.

The event takes place June 20-22, 2018 at Dartington Hall, Devon UK.

Gender Diversity in Sport

updated: 
Wednesday, September 27, 2017 - 12:21pm
Freiburger Zeitschrift für GeschlechterStudien
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, March 31, 2018

Freiburger Zeitschrift für GeschlechterStudien (fzg)
Call for Papers: Gender Diversity in Sport

The special issue “Gender Diversity in Sport” of the Freiburger Zeitschrift für GeschlechterStudien (25/2019) focuses on moments of changing and shifting gender relations and gender constructions. It builds on research from the con-texts of various disciplines investigating the (re-)production of gender hierar-chies in social practices, medial representations, and formal structures in sport.

[Update] Disasters, Apocalypses, and Catastrophes: PCA/ACA 2018 3/28-3/31 Indianapolis

updated: 
Monday, September 25, 2017 - 3:12pm
PCA/ACA
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, October 1, 2017

Disasters, Apocalypses, and Catastrophes: PCA/ACA 2018 3/28-3/31 Indianapolis Deadline for submissions: October 1, 2017 full name / name of organization: Pop Culture/American Culture Association contact email: disasterculture@yahoo.com 

PCA/ACA 2018 Indianapolis, IN

Disasters, Apocalypses, and Catastrophes (Ficociello and Bell)

 

The PCA/ACA annual conference is March 28 through March 31 in Indianapolis, Indiana 

Key Dates:

Jul 1                Database Opens for Submissions

Oct 1               Registration Opens

COMPARATIVE HUMANITIES: RE-CONFIGURING HUMANITIES OF THE GLOBAL SOUTH

updated: 
Monday, September 25, 2017 - 3:11pm
Dr. Amith Kumar PV. Professor & Head, Dept. of Comparative Literature, The English and Foreign Languages University, India
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, October 25, 2017

We invite original and unpublished academic/research papers regarding the topic 'Comparative Humanities' for an edited volume to be published by a reputed publication house with a recognized ISBN. The volume aims to bring together in print the diverse ideas and conceptualizations about the concept 'Comparative Humanities' - with a special focus on understanding and redefining 'Humanities' as practiced in the Global South.

 

REPRESENTING NATURE IN THE AGE OF THE ANTHROPOCENE

updated: 
Monday, September 25, 2017 - 2:55pm
University of Lyon - Jean Moulin
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, October 30, 2017

Representing Nature in the Age of the Anthropocene

International Conference organized by the University of Lyon 3 - Jean Moulin & The Institute for Transtextual and Transcultural Studies (IETT)

22 et 23 mars 2018

 

Imaginactivism A Speculative Fiction Workshop on Environmental Justice, Flourishing and Cohabitation

updated: 
Monday, September 25, 2017 - 1:44pm
Science and Justice Research Center, University of California, Santa Cruz
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, October 2, 2017

Imaginactivism[i]

A Speculative Fiction Workshop on Environmental Justice, Flourishing and Cohabitation

18 October 2017

Science and Justice Research Center, University of California, Santa Cruz

 

Expressions of interest by: September 29, 2017

Deadline for submissions: October 2, 2017

 

The Aggressive Image, Yale Film & Media 11th Graduate Conference

updated: 
Monday, September 25, 2017 - 1:21pm
Yale Film and Media Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, November 27, 2017

The Aggressive Image: 11th Annual Film and Media Studies Graduate Student Conference at Yale University, February 17-18, 2018

Whitney Humanities Center, 53 Wall Street, New Haven, CT

 

Keynote Speaker: Rahul Mukherjee, Dick Wolf Assistant Professor of Television and New Media Studies; Assistant Professor of English, University of Pennsylvania

 

Special Screening: Akira (Ōtomo Katsuhiro, 1988, 35mm)

 

Rethinking Nature: Literary Studies in a Age of Ecological Crisis

updated: 
Monday, September 25, 2017 - 12:45pm
University of Ottawa, Department of English Graduate Student Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 15, 2017

Rethinking Nature: Literary Studies in an Age of Ecological Crisis

Department of English Eleventh Graduate Student Conference

University of Ottawa

9-11 March 2018

The Literary Legacy of Rachel Carson (NeMLA 2018)

updated: 
Friday, September 22, 2017 - 10:23am
Joshua Bartlett, University at Albany
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, September 30, 2017

The Literary Legacy of Rachel Carson

Description:

This panel seeks papers that consider the work of Rachel Carson from both literary and environmental perspectives -- that explore its growing critical possibilities and theoretical potentials -- and that address Carson's influence on contemporary artists and writers.

Abstract:

Annual International Conference on "Mountain Literature"

updated: 
Friday, September 22, 2017 - 10:21am
Literary Association of Nepal, LAN
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, December 30, 2018

Literary Association of Nepal (LAN)

 

ANNUAL INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE

Literary Association of Nepal (LAN) announces its 37thAnnual International Conference 2018 to be held at Pokhara, Nepal, from March 1-2, 2018. Writers/ scholars are invited to send in an abstract of their presentation by 30 December, 2017.

Conference Theme: Mountain Literature

Papers on other aspects of literature as well as workshops, performances, and special presentations are also welcome.

For further information, please contact

Khum Prasad Sharma

Star Trek: Voyager

updated: 
Wednesday, September 20, 2017 - 1:21pm
Robert Lively/ Truckee Meadows Community College
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, October 28, 2017

REMINDER: DEADLINE APPROACHING Oct. 28 2017

In 1995, Star Trek: Voyager launched in a way very different from its predecessor series.  Voyager took place thousands of light years from the Federation, and it contained a multi-ethnic crew with a female captain.  Voyager, in a sense, encapsulated the American zeitgeist of the 1990s when major demographic changes were transforming the population of America, and the post-Cold War era left us wondering what strategic alliances would mean moving forward. The series challenged the nature of the American mindset at the time.

ACLA 2018: Storytelling in the Digital Age

updated: 
Wednesday, September 20, 2017 - 11:15am
American Comparative Literature Association (ACLA) 2018
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, September 21, 2017

In “The Storyteller,” Walter Benjamin draws a figure whose narratives imparts wisdom and lived experience, one whose stories “[have] counsel for his readers.” He laments “the art of storytelling is reaching its end because the epic side of truth, wisdom, is dying out.” For Benjamin, the solitary and isolated author has no lived experience to offer in her stories, for rather than epistemological stories she produces only informative narratives that offer “evidence of the profound perplexity of living.”

English Department 6th International Conference Culture in/and Academia: Culture between Aesthetics, Praxis, and Politics 6-8 December 2017

updated: 
Sunday, September 17, 2017 - 6:40am
University of Tunis El Manar Higher Institute of Human Sciences
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, October 8, 2017

“Culture” is not an object to be described, neither is it a unified corpus of symbols and meanings that can be definitively interpreted. Culture is contested, temporal, and emergent. Representation and explanation—both by insiders and outsiders—is implicated in this emergence.

James Clifford, Writing Culture

 

The Literary Legacy of Rachel Carson (NeMLA 2018)

updated: 
Thursday, September 14, 2017 - 12:35pm
Joshua Bartlett, University at Albany
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, September 30, 2017

The Literary Legacy of Rachel Carson

Description:

This panel seeks papers that consider the work of Rachel Carson from both literary and environmental perspectives -- that explore its growing critical possibilities and theoretical potentials -- and that address Carson's influence on contemporary artists and writers.

Abstract:

TELTSA: Technology Enhanced Learning: Theories, Systems, and Applications Special Track

updated: 
Thursday, September 14, 2017 - 12:31pm
Rawad Hammad/ King's College London
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, November 3, 2017

 

Call for Paper

TELTSA: Technology Enhanced Learning: Theories, Systems, and Applications Special Track

 

Chairs and Coordinators:

Rawad Hammad, Senior Education Solutions Analyst, IT Solutions, King's College London, UK 

Rawad.Hammad@kcl.ac.uk

Dr. Kamran Munir, Senior Lecturer – Information Science and Big Data, University of the West of England, Bristol, UK

Kamran2.Munir@uwe.ac.uk

 

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Narrative Dynamism (ACLA '18)

updated: 
Thursday, September 14, 2017 - 12:30pm
American Comparative Literature Association
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, October 5, 2017

Unities, wholes, patterns, ends, beginnings, organization, structure: these terms all belong to the structuralist tool kit with which we are familiar, yet we believe that this vocabulary is in dire need of reassessment. While the structural impetuses of narratology continue, dynamic theories of narrative such as those proffered by Roland Barthes, Ross Chambers and others, have become less prominent.   In this seminar we will explore the following questions: What might a dynamic, systemic, and/or non-structuralist theory of narrative look like?  What narratives (in any medium) exemplify a dynamic notion of narrative? What additional insights might we gain by working through a dynamic as opposed to a structuralist approach to narrative and narratives?

Visual Culture and/as Text in the Health Humanities

updated: 
Tuesday, September 12, 2017 - 2:29pm
American Comparative Literature Association
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, September 21, 2017

Proposals due 21 September. Papers to be presented 28 March to 1 April in Los Angeles, California, USA

 

Extrapolation, Interdisciplinarity, and Learning: The Second Annual City Tech Symposium on Science Fiction

updated: 
Tuesday, September 12, 2017 - 2:28pm
Jason Ellis at New York City College of Technology, CUNY
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, October 31, 2017

Extrapolation, Interdisciplinarity, and Learning: The Second Annual City Tech Symposium on Science Fiction

 

Date:                Wednesday, December 6, 2017

 

Location:         New York City College of Technology, 300 Jay St., Namm N119,

                        Brooklyn, NY

 

            Knowledge is indivisible. When people grow wise in one direction, they are sure to make it easier for themselves to grow wise in other directions as well. On the other hand, when they split up knowledge, concentrate on their own field, and scorn and ignore other fields, they grow less wise—even in their own field.

Economics and SF

updated: 
Tuesday, September 12, 2017 - 2:27pm
Vector
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, March 31, 2018

How does SF represent and reflect on economic life?

How do finance, value, exchange, production, and the everyday economic reality of people’s lives appear in SF? How might SF contribute to the ongoing evolution of economics? And what might creators of science fiction, as custodians of radical visions of social organisation, learn from economics at this critical moment?

CFP: FANS Science & Technology Studies Area

updated: 
Tuesday, September 12, 2017 - 2:24pm
Fandom and Neomedia Studies Association
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, April 15, 2018

Fandom and Neomedia Studies (FANS) Association Science and Technology Studies Area

Call for Papers

The Fandom and Neomedia Studies (FANS) Association is pleased to announce a Call for Papers for its new Science and Technology Studies Area. This area will examine the interaction between the fields of science and technology and fandom and neomedia, broadly construed, so topics may include but are not limited to:

Opaque Media: A Workshop

updated: 
Friday, September 8, 2017 - 11:54am
UC Irvine Humanities
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 1, 2017

Opaque Media: A Workshop 

University of California, Irvine

April 6-7, 2018

Keynote Address

Michelle Murphy, University of Toronto

 

EXTENDED DEADLINE: IJCS Vol. 18, Issue 1, "Transition/Transgress."

updated: 
Thursday, September 7, 2017 - 12:05pm
Iowa Journal of Cultural Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, October 1, 2017

CFP: Transition / Transgress

Extended Deadline: October 1, 2017

 

The Iowa Journal of Cultural Studies, a peer-reviewed academic journal edited by graduate students at the University of Iowa and dedicated to publishing cultural studies scholarship from both established and emerging scholars, is currently soliciting submissions for an upcoming special issue: Transition/Transgress. Inspired by this year’s Craft, Critique, Culture Conference at the University of Iowa, this special issue of IJCS looks at the stigmas, honors and consequences associated with transitions and transgressions.

The Geological Turn

updated: 
Thursday, September 7, 2017 - 12:02pm
American Comparative Literature Association
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, September 21, 2017

Submissions for a seminar at the annual ACLA conference, March 29-April 1 at UCLA.

 

Have the humanities taken a geological turn? Recent work across multiple disciplines - including philosophy, literary studies, and anthropology, to name only a few - has sought to reframe the contemporary historical moment within the deep timescales of the planet. From this dizzying perspective, scholars seek to reconfigure the relation between materiality and time: narrating the longue duréeof modernization through Earth's deep time materials (coal, oil, gold, etc.), even as humankind’s Earth-transforming activities are written into the geological record of the Anthropocene.

Literature and Science: The State of the Unions

updated: 
Thursday, September 7, 2017 - 10:46am
Configurations Journal
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, December 16, 2017

 

Call for Papers 

JLS/CONFIGURATIONS “DOUBLE ISSUE” --Part 2!

THE STATE OF THE UNIONS 

What are the relations between literature, science and the arts within our field today? This special double issue marks a unique collaboration between the Journal of Literature and Science and Configurations. The first instalment – JLS 10:1 – was published this year and can be read online. We now invite short papers for the second issue, to be published in Configurations in 2018. 

BSLS Winter Symposium -- Metaphor in Literature and Science

updated: 
Thursday, September 7, 2017 - 10:07am
British Society for Literature and Science
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, October 1, 2017

Metaphor in Literature and Science – King’s College London, Saturday November 4, 2017

Keynote speaker: Professor Alice Jenkins, University of Glasgow.

Revisiting 1818 in 2018

updated: 
Wednesday, September 6, 2017 - 1:31pm
Northeast Modern Languages Association
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, September 30, 2017

Call for Papers

 

Panel: "Revisiting 1818 in 2018"

 

 

Northeast Modern Languages Association

12-15 April 2018

Pittsburgh, PA  

Richard Johnston, United States Air Force Academy

 

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