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Call for Journal Articles

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 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

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.

What is Universe? Communication • Complexity • Coherence

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


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

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 for more details.

Dangerous Knowledge: 2018 PEAKS Interdisciplinary Conference

Tuesday, November 28, 2017 - 12:16am
Northern Arizona University's Graduate English Organization
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 14, 2018

Keynote Speaker: Salvador Plascencia, author of The People of Paper

Conference Date: Friday, February 9, 2018 

Contact Email:

As an interdisciplinary conference, PEAKS encourages and accepts research from a wide range of scholarly and creative disciplines such as literature, linguistics, rhetoric, education, creative writing, history, art history, musicology, women and gender studies, film studies, science, philosophy, psychology, communications, and much more! 

Dangerous Knowledge: 2018 PEAKS Interdisciplinary Conference at Northern Arizona University 

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

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

Proposal submission deadline: November 15, 2017


Geomedia and the City

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


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


GU EGSA Annual Conference 2018: New Biopolitics - DEADLINE EXTENDED

Wednesday, November 29, 2017 - 2:36pm
Georgetown University English Graduate Student Association
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 15, 2017


New Biopolitics

An Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Conference

Georgetown University, Washington, D.C.

Saturday, February 24, 2018



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

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