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Foundation Essay Prize 2019

updated: 
Tuesday, June 26, 2018 - 10:55am
Foundation: The International Review of Science Fiction
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, December 3, 2018

We are pleased to announce our next essay-writing competition. The award is open to all post-graduate research students and to all early career researchers (up to five years after the completion of your PhD) who have yet to find a full-time or tenured position. The prize is guaranteed publication in the next summer issue of Foundation (August 2019).

 

Medicine and Religion in the Trans-Atlantic World, 1550-1800: Call for Chapter Submissions to Edited Volume

updated: 
Friday, June 22, 2018 - 9:07am
Kathleen Miller (University of Toronto/Queen's University Belfast)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, June 22, 2018

This edited volume interrogates the intersection of medicine and religion in a trans-Atlantic context in the early modern period, from 1550 to 1800. Kathleen Miller, a Marie Skłodowska-Curie Postdoctoral Fellow at University of Toronto/Queen’s University Belfast and author of The Literary Culture of Plague in Early Modern England (Palgrave Macmillan), will edit the volume and seeks out chapter submissions in the areas of literature, history and book history. 

Chapters may address, though are not limited to, the following topics:

MORAL MACHINES? THE ETHICS AND POLITICS OF THE DIGITAL WORLD

updated: 
Friday, June 15, 2018 - 11:00am
Kaisa Kaakinen / The Helsinki Collegium for Advanced Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, August 31, 2018

MORAL MACHINES? THE ETHICS AND POLITICS OF THE DIGITAL WORLD 6–8 March 2019, Helsinki Collegium for Advanced Studies, University of Helsinki, Finland With confirmed keynotes from N. Katherine Hayles (Duke University, USA) and Bernard Stiegler (IRI: Institut de Recherche et d’Innovation at the Centre Pompidou de Paris) As our visible and invisible social reality is getting increasingly digital, the question of the ethical, moral and political consequences of digitalization is ever more pressing. Such issue is too complex to be met only with instinctive digiphilia or digiphobia. No technology is just a tool, all technologies mark their users and environments.

RSA Panel: The Female Body as Text in Renaissance Literature

updated: 
Friday, June 15, 2018 - 10:55am
Allison Collins, UCLA
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, July 13, 2018

As the Renaissance saw a rise in female literacy and texts addressed to women readers, the relationship between gender and genre was foregrounded in debates about the appropriate texts for women to read – or if it was appropriate for women to read at all.  These conversations particularly centered on the genre of romance, simultaneously a genre classed as feminine and a genre deemed morally inappropriate for women to read. While these debates raged outside literary texts, within the texts themselves, we see women reading and women as objects to be read – both by the reader of the text and by other characters within the text. How does the female body serve as a text within a text?

EXTENDED DEADLINE - “Hideous Progeny”: The Gothic in the Nineteenth Century

updated: 
Wednesday, June 13, 2018 - 11:29am
The Loyola University Chicago Victorian Society (LUCVS)
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, July 15, 2018

Location and date: Loyola University Chicago, Lake Shore Campus, Klarcheck Information Commons, 4th floor, 27 October 2018, 8:30am-5:30pm

Introductory Speaker: Alison Booth, University of Virginia
Keynote Speaker: Suzy Anger, University of British Columbia

“And now, once again, I bid my hideous progeny go forth and prosper.”
Mary Shelley, 1831 Introduction to Frankenstein

International Conference on Landscape and Cinema

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Wednesday, June 13, 2018 - 9:24am
Centre for Comparative Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, July 15, 2018

 

International Conference on Landscape and Cinema

December 3 and 4, 2018

School of Arts and Humanities, University of Lisbon

CFP

Terror On Tour 2018: Anthroposcreams, Desert(ed) Destinations & Wilding Weather...Wish You Were Here

updated: 
Monday, June 11, 2018 - 9:21am
Gabriella Calchi Novati
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, July 9, 2018

Terror On Tour 2018:

Anthroposcreams, Desert(ed) Destinations & Wilding Weather...Wish You Were Here 

Nov. 8, 9, 10, 2018

HEAD-Genève/Geneva School of Art and Design

 

Confirmed keynote speakers:

Lorenzo Chiesa (GSH – Genoa School of Humanities)

Federico Luisetti (University of St. Gallen)

Michael Marder (University of the Basque Country, Vitoria-Gasteiz)

 

Science and Spiritualism, 1750-1930

updated: 
Friday, June 8, 2018 - 10:03am
Efram Sera-Shriar, Leeds Trinity University
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, November 15, 2018

CALL FOR PAPERS
Science and Spiritualism, 1750-1930

The Leeds Centre for Victorian Studies is pleased to announce a two-day conference, to take place at Leeds Trinity University on 30 and 31 May 2019. We are delighted to have Professor Christine Ferguson (University of Stirling), and Professor Roger Luckhurst (Birkbeck, University of London) as our keynote speakers.

D.D. Home levitates himself in front of witnesses in the home of Ward Cheney in South Manchester, Connecticut on 8 August 1852. From Wikimedia Commons, the free media repository.

Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA) Conference CFP, 'Museums and Storytelling'

updated: 
Monday, June 4, 2018 - 2:17pm
Kenneth C. Hough, UC Santa Barbara and Hearst San Simeon State Historical Monument
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, June 27, 2018

CALL FOR PAPERS: EXTENDED DEADLINE EDITION

Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA) Conference

Friday, November 9, 2018 to Sunday, November 11, 2018, Western Washington University, Bellingham, Washington

Conference theme: “Acting, Roles, and Stages”

Session: Museum and Storytelling
Presiding Officer: Kenneth C. Hough, UC Santa Barbara and Hearst San Simeon State Historical Monument
Proposal Due Date: June 27, 2018 - submit via PAMLA website, http://pamla.org/2018/topic-areas

Panel description:

MEMORY, MELANCHOLY AND NOSTALGIA - International Interdisciplinary Conference

updated: 
Monday, June 4, 2018 - 9:58am
University of Gdansk, InMind Supprt, Univrsity of Sao Paulo
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, October 20, 2018

Memory, Melancholy and Nostalgia

   In our modern world, which some have argued to be disjointed while immersing itself ever deeper in crisis, the turning back towards “the olden days” and the ensuing nostalgia constitute a noticeable phenomenon, both individually (the memory of biography) and collectively (the memory of History). Another important – and seemingly also quite noticeable – phenomenon  is the longing for something vague, indefinite or never existent.

Latinx Science Fiction (PAMLA 2018)

updated: 
Wednesday, May 30, 2018 - 6:39pm
Lysa Rivera / Western Washington University
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, June 15, 2018

Altermundos, Chicanafuturism, and the Science Fiction of Brown America

CFP: Excellence, Innovation and Ingenuity in Honors Education (

updated: 
Wednesday, May 30, 2018 - 5:52pm
The Honors College, Oakland University
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, June 24, 2017

Excellence, Innovation and Ingenuity in Honors Education (2018)

Call for chapter proposals (contracted book).

Many Honors Colleges in the US are seeking to be innovative, are seeking to map honors education onto the 21st Century. Not all truly succeed. Perhaps it is a failure of vision, perhaps a failure of leadership, or perhaps it is that true innovation means a rare combination of national and global understanding and experience, combined with wider experiences in many fields of human endeavor that make up a true honors experience. A new project will assist in exploring the possibilities for honors education!

Excellence, Innovation and Ingenuity in Honors Education (CSP, 2019)

XXI Generative Art International Conference

updated: 
Wednesday, May 30, 2018 - 10:13am
Generative Design Lab, Politecnico di Milano Univ. and Argenia Association
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, September 15, 2018

GENERATIVE ART 2018 

GA2018 , the 21th Generative Art Conference, Exhibition, Live Performances 
Location: Italy, Verona, Museum of Natural History, the 18, 19 and 20 of December 2018 

Art&Science - Image&Space - Music&Poetry - Visionary Scenarios - Infinity&Identity 

Topics: 
Art - Music - Architecture - Industrial Design - Web Art - Poetry - Visual Grammar - Design Approach - Teaching Theory - Mathematics - Virtual Environment - Literature - Artificial Life - Artificial Intelligence - Cellular Automata - Performances - Artificial Behaviors - Communication - Generative Robots - Mechatronic - Nanotechnology - NanoArt 

Ecology of Bad Ideas

updated: 
Friday, May 25, 2018 - 4:42pm
Drain Magazine
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, July 1, 2018

Drain invites submissions for its upcoming edition: Ecology of Bad Ideas

Call for Entries

“There is an ecology of bad ideas, just as there is an ecology of weeds, and its characteristic of the system that basic error propagates itself.” – Gregory Bateson, Pathologies of Epistemology, 1971

Sick Theories: A Transdisciplinary Conference on Sickness and Sexuality

updated: 
Friday, May 25, 2018 - 9:52am
Conference organizers: Margeaux Feldman (University of Toronto) and Lauren Fournier (York University)
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, July 15, 2018

Sick Theories: A Trans-Disciplinary Conference on Sickness & Sexuality

Sick Theories is a two-day trans-disciplinary colloquium organized by Margeaux Feldman (University of Toronto) and Lauren Fournier (York University) through the Mark S. Bonham Centre for Sexual Diversity Studies at the University of Toronto, to be held in Fall 2018.

Thursday, November 8 - Friday, November 9, 2018

The Mark S. Bonham Centre for Sexual Diversity Studies
University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Diseases in Digital Games. Theories, Topics, Analyses.

updated: 
Friday, May 25, 2018 - 9:48am
Arno Görgen / Bern University of the Arts, Switzerland; Stefan Heinrich Simond / Philipps University Marburg, Germany
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, July 13, 2018

„There are no healthy people left in the world“ – This profane announcement appears in Plague Inc. (Ndemic Creations 2012), a digital disease[1] simulator. It proudly proclaims that the pathogen, which was raised to deadly infectiousness and efficiency by the player, has now conquered the world and thus irreversibly driven human civilization to the brink of its existence. The disease as the destroyer of worlds in Plague Inc.

Mapping Meaning, The Journal. Issue 2: Design Determines the Impact of Change

updated: 
Friday, May 25, 2018 - 9:32am
Mapping Meaning
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, June 15, 2018

Website: http://www.mappingmeaning.org/journal

Mapping Meaning brings together artists, scientists and scholars to explore new modes of acting in the face of social and ecological crises. Inspired by a photograph from 1918 depicting an all-female survey crew, Mapping Meaning supports the creative work and scholarship of those working at edges and ecotones, who are pushing against traditional disciplinary boundaries. Since 2010 this multi-generational collective has been gathering together around experimental knowledge practices.

Second International Conference "Science in culture"

updated: 
Friday, May 25, 2018 - 9:15am
University of St Andrews
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, May 31, 2018

Before social welfare could exist, it needed to be imagined.

The epoch when the full establishment of the concept of the welfare state in the U.K. and other European countries occurred, 1890-1948, indeed coincides with the phenomenon of European Modernism, conceived here not just as an aesthetic, but as a socio-political phenomenon of visionary reform. The dazzling achievements of the 1890s-1940s interms of modernist arts have been minutely charted over the past decades, and the modernist context superbly brought to life. While much has been made of the interactions between Modernism / suffrage or Modernism / war, however, another epoch-making social revolution was underway, whose correlation with the arts remains more tenuous.

2nd "Dreams, Phantasms and Memories" International Interdisciplinary Conference

updated: 
Thursday, May 17, 2018 - 11:31am
University of Gdansk, InMind Supprt, University of Turku, University for Rome, Univrsity of Sao Paulo
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, July 31, 2018

KEYNOTE SPEAKER:

Professor Katja Valli - University of Turku (Finland) and University of Skövde (Sweden) - the co-author, together with Antti Revonsuo, of the Social Simulation Theory of Dreaming, one of the most prominent dream theories of the 21st Century

 

 

Call for Papers:

The Good, the Bad and the Ugly: Boundaries, Transgression and Liminality in 21st Century Scholarship

updated: 
Thursday, May 17, 2018 - 11:18am
UCD Humanities Institute Postgraduate Scholars Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, June 29, 2018

"The Good, the Bad and the Ugly: Boundaries, Transgression and Liminality in 21st-Century Scholarship"

Extended call for papers deadline Friday 29th June

UCD Humanities Institute Postgraduate Scholars Conference

Conference date Thursday 27th September 2018

Global Prehumanisms

updated: 
Wednesday, May 9, 2018 - 9:02am
Renée Trilling, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, May 18, 2018

Global Prehumanisms: An interdisciplinary conference

Sponsored by the Program in Medieval Studies, University of Illinois

October 18-20, 2018

Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA) Conference CFP, 'Agency in the Works of David Lynch'

updated: 
Tuesday, May 8, 2018 - 8:52am
Candace Craig, Pikes Peak Community College
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, May 30, 2018

CALL FOR PAPERS

Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA) Conference

Friday, November 9, 2018 to Sunday, November 11, 2018, Western Washington University, Bellingham, Washington

Conference theme: “Acting, Roles, and Stages”

Session: Agency in the Works of David Lynch
Presiding Officer: Candace Craig, Pikes Peak Community College
Proposal Due Date: May 30, 2018 - submit via PAMLA website, http://pamla.org/2018/topic-areas

Panel description:

Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA) Conference CFP, 'Long(ing) Life'

updated: 
Tuesday, May 8, 2018 - 8:51am
Fuson Wang, University of California, Riverside
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, May 30, 2018

CALL FOR PAPERS

Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA) Conference

Friday, November 9, 2018 to Sunday, November 11, 2018, Western Washington University, Bellingham, Washington

Conference theme: “Acting, Roles, and Stages”

Session: Film Studies
Presiding Officer: Dawn Dietrich, Western Washington University
Proposal Due Date: May 30, 2018 - submit via PAMLA website, http://pamla.org/2018/topic-areas

Panel description:

PAMLA 2018 Special Session, Acting Out: The Role of Environmental Humanities in the Anthropocene

updated: 
Tuesday, May 8, 2018 - 12:22am
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA)
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, May 30, 2018

PAMLA 2018 Special Session

Acting Out: The Role of Environmental Humanities in the Anthropocene

Proposals are invited for a Special Session of PAMLA (Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association) 2018, which will meet November 9-11, 2018, in Bellingham, Washington. The conference theme is “Acting, Roles, Stages.

This panel invites speakers to consider the role of the humanities (and the “actors” within various academic disciplines) in anthropogenic contexts and possible climate futures. In what ways might we translate, mediate and act out environmental issues for our readers, colleagues, students, institutions and public audiences at large?

Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA) Conference CFP, 'Science Fiction'

updated: 
Monday, April 30, 2018 - 9:32am
Justin Wyble, Chaminade University of Honolulu
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, May 30, 2018

CALL FOR PAPERS

Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA) Conference

Friday, November 9, 2018 to Sunday, November 11, 2018, Western Washington University, Bellingham, Washington

Conference theme: “Acting, Roles, and Stages”

Session: Science Fiction
Presiding Officer: Justin Wyble, Chaminade University of Honolulu, justin.wyble@chaminade.edu
Proposal Due Date: May 30, 2018 - submit via PAMLA website, http://pamla.org/2018/topic-areas

Panel description:

Comics and Graphic Narratives

updated: 
Monday, April 30, 2018 - 9:25am
Pacific Ancient & Modern Language Association (PAMLA; November 9-11, 2018)
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, May 30, 2018

Proposals for individual presentations are invited for the Comics and Graphic Narratives panel at the 2018 meeting of the Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA). All papers dealing with comics and other graphic narratives will be considered. Papers utilizing media specific analysis, and papers with a strong connection to this year theme of "Acting, Roles, Stages" are highly encouraged. A visual component to the paper/presentation is also encouraged.

This years conference will be held in Bellingham, Washington and is sponsored by Western Washington University. The conference will be held between Friday, November 9, 2018 and Sunday, November 11, 2018.

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