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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

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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"

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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

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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.

Imagining the Coast: A Public Symposium on the Humanities and the Sea

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Wednesday, April 25, 2018 - 12:09pm
The Humanities Institute, Fairfield University
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, May 1, 2018

The Humanities Institute in the College of Arts and Sciences at Fairfield University will host “Imagining the Coast: a Public Symposium on the Humanities and the Sea” at Mystic Seaport and Enders Island, Mystic CT, Sept 14-16, 2018.The symposium will bring together regional scholars, authors, museums, historical societies, libraries and community members to discuss the importance of the coastline and seas to the region’s history, culture, ecology, and identity, including its global connections. Long Island Sound and the coast of Connecticut and its bordering states are the primary focus, but given the inherently global nature of maritime zones, our oceanic connections to other regions will also be considered.

Call for Papers (critical essays [on literature, comics, and film] and personal memoir, fiction, poetry) Special Double Issue: Disability Studies and Ecocriticism: Critical and Creative Intersections. Studies in the Humanities

updated: 
Wednesday, April 25, 2018 - 9:16am
Studies in the Humanities
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, June 1, 2018

Our first call garnered many fine proposals. We need, however, one or two more proposals to complete our double issue. We are happy to consider new proposals or revised proposals that have been previously considered.

Please see the full CFP below. These are the current tentative headings on our contents page: 

3rd International Conference on Stereo & Immersive Media

updated: 
Wednesday, April 25, 2018 - 9:10am
Universidade Lusófona de Humanidades e Tecnologias i
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, May 7, 2018

The 3rd International Conference on Stereo & Immersive Media focuses on visual and sound media renowned for their immersive features.

 

Stereo and immersive technologies have been widening the fields of photography and sound since the 19th century, contributing to the emergence of a progressively immersive media culture. This conference aims to bring together photography and sound research fields bridging their historical and contemporary relationship with expanded and immersive environments (e.g. panoramas, virtual reality, sound art).

 

“Tracing Non-Human Agency in Literatures in English”

updated: 
Tuesday, April 24, 2018 - 3:42am
Heinrich-Heine-University Düsseldorf, Germany
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, July 31, 2018

“Tracing Non-Human Agency in Literatures in English”

15.11.2018-17.11. 2018, Heinrich-Heine-University Düsseldorf, Germany

Times and movements of the image

updated: 
Thursday, April 19, 2018 - 3:22pm
Caldas da Rainha School of Arts and Design, Polytechnic Institute of Leiria (IPLeiria-ESAD.CR), and Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities, Universidade NOVA de Lisboa
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, June 15, 2018

Times and movements of the image

International Conference

Caldas da Rainha and Lisbon, 15 and 16 November 2018

 

Auscultations | Occultations, Listening to the Occult

updated: 
Wednesday, April 18, 2018 - 9:13am
Tuning Speculation VI
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, June 1, 2018

CALL FOR PAPERS

Due June 1, 2018

Tuning Speculation VI: Auscultations | Occultations, Listening to the Occult

http://www.theocculture.net/ts6-auscultations-occultations-listening-to-...

Keynote Speakers: Jayna Brown (Pratt) and Joyelle McSweeney (Notre Dame) 

November 2 - 4 2018 at The Back Door, 207 S. College Ave, Bloomington IN 47404

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