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Eco-Concepts: Critical Reflections in Emerging Ecocritical Theory and Ecological Thought

updated: 
Thursday, September 8, 2022 - 9:00am
Editors: Cenk Tan, İsmail Serdar Altaç
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, August 31, 2022

CALL FOR CHAPTER PROPOSALS - CHAPTER SUBMISSION COMPLETED

Please find call for chapters for our forthcoming book: ECO-CONCEPTS: Critical Reflections in Emerging Ecocritical Theory and Ecological Thought to be published by Lexington Books (Rowman & Littlefield) in 2023.

Critical Misanthropy

updated: 
Wednesday, September 7, 2022 - 9:45pm
University of Amsterdam
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, November 1, 2022

Critical Misanthropy Conference

25th, 26th, and 27th January 2023
University of Amsterdam, Netherlands
Organisers: Eva Meijer and Emelia Quinn

Figures of Freedom in Anthropocene Fiction [Update]

updated: 
Friday, September 2, 2022 - 12:09pm
Randy Laist
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, October 1, 2022

Call for Chapter Proposals:

Figures of Freedom in Anthropocene Fiction

 

We are soliciting chapters for a forthcoming book, Figures of Freedom in Anthropocene Fiction, a collection of essays examining how American literary, filmic, and televisual narratives have represented and reimagined themes of personal and political agency within the context of 21st-century aspirations and anxieties.

Becoming-Transhuman: The Machine Is Us (And the dash is Deleuzian)

updated: 
Thursday, September 1, 2022 - 11:25pm
Amanda Long / NEMLA conference Spring 2023
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 30, 2022

Continuing an ongoing philosophical conversation about the order of rank and value, media theorist and evolutionary biologist Donna Haraway states in A Cyborg Manifesto that the classifications of human, machine, and animal species blur if one examines them at the genetic or molecular level; the order and rank of human supremacy dissolves. In the late 19th century following the acceptance of Darwin’s theory of evolution, how were the fuzzy lines between humans, animals, and machines drawn and by whom? At what point do we, as humans, become transhuman—enhanced by technology?

"Alternative” Medicine in the Eighteenth-Century

updated: 
Thursday, September 1, 2022 - 11:22pm
American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, October 3, 2022

Competing concepts of “medicine” and “healing” abound, with roots in our period; what might we think of as “alternative” medicine? Competing conceptions of medicine were proposed by Bruonians (John Brown’s binary of stimulant vs sedative) and Cullenians (followers of William Cullen), and yet another by Samuel Hahnemann (the law of similars, the law of the minimal dose). We might consider physiological interventions (surgeries, purgings) in contrast with more palliative approaches aimed at restoring “nature’s balance.” The origins of obstetrics (and its displacement of midwives), anatomical dissection and pathology (and their relation to criminality), and mesmerism are linked to famous male figures but also their critics.

Symposium: ‘Toxic’! Toxicity In-Between the Humanities and Natural Sciences

updated: 
Wednesday, August 31, 2022 - 2:52am
Chair of English Literature and British Cultural Studies, University of Würzburg
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, October 14, 2022

‘Toxic’! Toxicity In-Between the Humanities and Natural Sciences // 18 Nov. 2022 (09.00-17.00 CET)

 

Toxicity and intoxication surround us: If anything, the resurgence of the terms in the late 2010s reminds us of this statement’s basic truth. Toxic masculinity, for example, has become a rallying cry against problematic gender norms, while Britney Spears’ 2003 mega-hit ‘Toxic’ has become a queer anthem conjuring the ‘poison paradise’. The future of our planet is decided at the dead banks of toxic rivers, with people living on toxic soil and drowning in an increasing mass of toxic waste. In the Western world, lifestyle-gurus promise ‘mental detox’ while an opioid crisis ravages the United States.

International Conference on Anglo-Portuguese Studies III: A Tribute to Professor Maria Leonor Machado de Sousa, OBE (1932-2021)

updated: 
Tuesday, August 30, 2022 - 11:21am
International Conference on Anglo-Portuguese Studies III, CDETAPS, Universidade Nova
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, October 15, 2022

International Conference onAnglo-Portuguese Studies III: a tribute to Professor Maria Leonor Machado de Sousa, OBE (1932-2021)

Venue: Faculdade de Ciências Sociais eHumanas
Universidade Nova de Lisboa
Campus de Campolide

Lisbon, Portugal, 24-26 November 2022

CETAPS (Centre for English, Translation and Anglo-Portuguese Studies) is pleased to announce its 3rd International ConferenceonAnglo-Portuguese Studies, a 3-day conference on topics related to Anglo-Portuguese historical, literary and cultural relations. We also welcome papers on Luso-American exchanges, Anglo-Iberian relations and papers that make comparisons and connections between Portuguese- speakingand Anglophone countries.

ASECS 2023 Panel: Women Writers and Scientific Fiction(s) in Enlightenment France

updated: 
Tuesday, August 30, 2022 - 11:08am
American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, October 3, 2022

American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies

53rd Annual Meeting

Hyatt Regency St. Louis at the Arch

March 9-11, 2023

Full conference CFP and Submission Information: https://www.asecs.org/2023-call-for-papers

Panel #107. Women Writers and Scientific Fiction(s) in Enlightenment France 

Chair: Charlee Bezilla, George Washington University, cbezilla@gwu.edu

Representing a (Post)Pandemic World (1722-2022)

updated: 
Thursday, August 25, 2022 - 9:34am
University of Toronto Quarterly
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, October 7, 2022

Special Issue of University of Toronto Quarterly (Fall 2024)

Representing a (Post)Pandemic World (1722-2022)

This special issue of the University of Toronto Quarterly asks: What is the role of art in a (post)pandemic world? How do representations of a virus/pandemic bear witness to, diagnose, and remediate the (post)pandemic world? How do we define (post)pandemic writing and the arts throughout their long histories?  

CFP: “Cognition, Stigma, and Inclusivity,” a Special Issue of Projections: The Journal for Movies and Mind

updated: 
Thursday, August 25, 2022 - 9:30am
Wyatt Moss-Wellington, Margrethe Bruun Vaage, and Catalin Brylla
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, November 15, 2022

Call for Papers: “Cognition, Stigma, and Inclusivity,” a Special Issue of Projections: The Journal for Movies and Mind

Eds. Wyatt Moss-Wellington, Margrethe Bruun Vaage, and Catalin Brylla

Deadline for abstract submissions: 15 November 2022

Call for Papers

updated: 
Thursday, August 25, 2022 - 9:27am
International Journal of Body, Nature, and Culture
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 30, 2022

International Journal of Body, Nature, and Culture

eISSN: 2950-9831

DOI: https://doi.org/10.23124

 

Calamities, Challenges, Conflicts, and Crises: Rethinking Medical Humanities

updated: 
Tuesday, August 23, 2022 - 3:07pm
National Yang Ming Chiao Tung University Interdisciplinary Medical Humanities Research Center
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 23, 2022

National Yang Ming Chiao Tung University

Interdisciplinary Medical Humanities Research Center International Conference

December 23rd  (Friday), 2022
National Yang Ming Chiao Tung University (Guang-fu Campus), Hsinchu City, Taiwan

 

Call for Papers

 

Calamities, Challenges, Conflicts, and Crises: 
Rethinking Medical Humanities

 

Critical Plant Studies Book Series

updated: 
Monday, August 22, 2022 - 6:26pm
Douglas Vakoch / Critical Plant Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, December 31, 2022

Critical Plant Studies, a book series published by Lexington Books, an imprint of Rowman & Littlefield, calls us to re-examine in fundamental ways our understanding of and engagement with plants, drawing on diverse disciplinary perspectives. A sampling of topics appropriate for this series includes but is not limited to:
• Representations of plants in literature, art, film, and popular culture
• Relationships between humans and plants
• Boundaries and distinctions between plants and animals
• Plants and the environmental crisis
• Phytosemiotics and plant communication
• Plant sensation and consciousness
• Vegetal agency

Call for Proposals: “The Geometry of Movement: Computer-Generated Imagery in Film”

updated: 
Tuesday, August 16, 2022 - 11:00am
Senses of Cinema
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, September 15, 2022

For an upcoming dossier for Senses of Cinema we are currently accepting submissions on the topic of Computer-Generated Imagery in film. Within the past few decades, CGI has become a ubiquitous part of our visual world, from international blockbusters to experimental film, from car commercials to homemade YouTube videos. The dossier will investigate the histories of CGI and consider how the technology renders and shapes the contemporary.

Themes of Julia Kristeva's Abjection

updated: 
Monday, August 15, 2022 - 12:32pm
Elia Jordan Northeastern Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, March 23, 2023

Abjection can be summarized to mean, the lowest debasement to the highest degree (Oxford Languages definition). Immediately, there is a wide range of potential meaning, so what is it exactly?

Special Issue of Texas Studies in Literature and Language (TSLL): Annie Dillard’s Pilgrim at Tinker Creek at 50

updated: 
Monday, August 15, 2022 - 9:20am
Texas Studies in Literature and Language
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, June 1, 2023

Special Issue of Texas Studies in Literature and Language (TSLL): Annie Dillard’s Pilgrim at Tinker Creek at 50

Deadline for submissions: June 1, 2023

Full name / name of organization: Texas Studies in Literature and Language

Prospective publication: September, 2024

Contact email: TSLL@austin.utexas.edu

Special Issue of Texas Studies in Literature and Language: Annie Dillard’s Pilgrim at Tinker Creek at 50

The End of Life Experience: 4th Global Interdisciplinary Conference

updated: 
Tuesday, August 9, 2022 - 9:57am
Progressive Connexions
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 16, 2022

This inclusive interdisciplinary conference explores dying and death and the ways culture impacts care for the dying, the overall experience of dying and ways the dead are remembered. Over the past four decades, scholarship in thanatology and palliative care has increased dramatically. Our conversations seek a broad array of perspectives that explore, analyse, and/or interpret the myriad interrelations and interactions that exist between death and culture. Culture not only presents and portrays ideas about “a good death” and norms that seek to achieve it, it also operates as both a vehicle and medium through which meaning about death is communicated and understood. Sadly, too, culture sometimes facilitates death through violence.

Pictures of Health in the Eighteenth Century

updated: 
Thursday, August 4, 2022 - 10:01am
Miriam L. Wallace/SEASECS
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 9, 2022

What does it mean to call someone “the picture of health”?

The WHO’s 1949 constitution stated that “Health is a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity.” More recently “One Health”—a model of health that includes the social contexts and environmental situation that limits or conduces to both individual and communal healthfulness—has emerged.

Media and Information Literacy Seminar 2022: Nurturing Trust for Media and Information Literacy

updated: 
Wednesday, August 3, 2022 - 9:11am
UNESCO Chair on Cyberspace and Culture and University of Tehran
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, September 22, 2022

The UNESCO Chair on Cyberspace and Culture and University of Tehran are organizing the 2022 Media and Information Literacy Seminar with the main theme of “Nurturing Trust for Media and Information Literacy” on Monday, 24 October 2022, which coincides with the World Development Information Day and United Nations Day.

The Fifth Media and Information Literacy (MIL) Seminar commemorates the Global Media and Information Literacy Week 2022 (24 – 31 Oct) that highlights the twelfth Media and Information Literacy and Intercultural Dialogue Conference and the seventh Youth Agenda Forum.

Health, Disease, and Pop Culture

updated: 
Tuesday, August 2, 2022 - 12:35pm
Northeast Popular & American Culture Association
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, August 15, 2022

Deadline to submit extended to 08/15/22!

The Northeast Popular Culture Association welcomes proposals in the area of Health, Disease and Popular Culture for its virtual conference to be held from Thursday, October 20-Saturday, October 22, 2022. 

Current Chair: Julia Brown, Stony Brook University, julia.r.brown@stonybrook.edu

XXV Generative Art Conference

updated: 
Tuesday, August 2, 2022 - 12:07pm
Argenia Association
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, September 15, 2022

Location: Rome (Italy) the 12-14 of December 2022. At the Borrominian Hall of Vallicelliana Library

Website: https://generativeart.com (where it's possible to have all news and read all papers of last 24 events)

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 - metaverse and web3.0 - Generative Robots - Mechatronic - Nanotechnology - NanoArt

Let’s Get Digital (College Art Association 2023)

updated: 
Tuesday, August 2, 2022 - 10:24am
College Art Association
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, August 31, 2022

 

Let’s Get Digital embraces the timely opportunity to critically reexamine the impacts of digital technology and the barrage of information on our perceptions of reality. Specifically, this panel is focusing on digital art, history, curatorial strategies, critical theory, emergent platforms and forms of creative expression. In bringing together a panel of artists, scholars, and curators we hope to collectively reflect on our present post-internet age, to borrow Byung-Chul Han’s term, ‘the age of like’, and what it means to engage with the digital realm, over half-a-century since its inception.

 

“From ‘Them’ to Now: Changing Metaphors of the Monstrous Insect” (8/15/2022; NEPCA online conference 10/20-22/2022)

updated: 
Monday, July 25, 2022 - 12:52pm
Michael A Torregrossa / Monsters & the Monstrous Area of Northeast Popular Culture/American Culture Association
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, August 15, 2022

“From ‘Them’ to Now: Changing Metaphors of the Monstrous Insect” 

Session Organized by Eddie Guimont, Bristol Community College

Co-Sponsored by the Monsters & the Monstrous Area and the  Animals and Culture Special Topic of the Northeast Popular Culture/American Culture Association

2022 Annual Conference of the Northeast Popular Culture/American Culture Association

Virtual Event to be held Thursday, 20 October, to Saturday, 22 October 2022

Proposals are due 15 August 2022

Call for Book Chapters:Empowering Women in the Digital Economy

updated: 
Monday, July 25, 2022 - 12:03pm
Prof. Richard Boateng, BRIGHT Network and University of Ghana
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 30, 2022

Empowering Women in the Digital Economy: A Quest for Meaningful Connectivity and Access in Developing Countries

The Challenge:

Thinking with the End(s) of Worlds EXTENSION

updated: 
Wednesday, July 20, 2022 - 7:49am
Käte Hamburger Centre for Apocalyptic and Post-Apocalyptic Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, August 1, 2022

Call for Papers Apocalyptica

Apocalyptica is an international, interdisciplinary, open-access, double-blind peer-reviewed academic journal published by the Käte Hamburger Centre for Apocalyptic and Post-Apocalyptic Studies (CAPAS) at Heidelberg University. 

Editors: Robert Folger, Felicitas Loest and Jenny Stümer

Article length: 8,000-9,000 words

Deadline: Year-round – 8 (for our next issue)

Contact: publications@capas.uni-heidelberg.de

Extended Deadline! Submit abstracts by July 31 for International Milton Symposium, Toronto, 10-14 2023

updated: 
Friday, July 8, 2022 - 11:20pm
International Milton Symposium
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, July 31, 2022

The Thirteenth International Milton Symposium will be held at the University of Toronto, Canada, 10-14 July 2023. The Symposium welcomes scholars from across the world for five days of lively discussion and convivial exchanges.


Plenary speakers

Achsah Guibbory
Lorna Hutson
Nicholas McDowell
Feisal Mohamed
Su Fang Ng
David Quint

The IMS Program Committee invites proposals for 20-minute papers, as well as roundtables, on all aspects of Milton studies, from established approaches to new and emerging ones.

Call for Papers - Media, Culture, and Society: The Inaugural International Academic Conference of UP Education (Australia and New Zealand)

updated: 
Tuesday, July 5, 2022 - 12:42pm
Dr. Kathryn A. Hardy Bernal, Head of Research & Postgraduate Studies, Yoobee College of Creative Innovation, New Zealand
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 30, 2022

UP Education Inaugural International Academic Conference

Yoobee College of Creative Innovation

Auckland City Campus, Auckland, New Zealand

14 – 16 December 2022

HJEAS Books, New Series - call for proposals

updated: 
Tuesday, July 5, 2022 - 12:42pm
Hungarian Journal of English and American Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, December 31, 2022

The Hungarian Journal of English and American Studies, Debrecen University Press, and The Institute of English and American Studies at the University of Debrecen, Hungary announce a New Series of Peer Reviewed, Open Access scholarly books by HJEAS Books published by the Debrecen University Press in English.

The series debuted on 21 June 2022 with It’s Time: A Mosaic Reflecting What Living in Time Is Like by Donald E. Morse, Oakland University, USA and University of Debrecen.

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