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Call for Submissions:Theoretical Studies in Literature and Art

Monday, October 23, 2017 - 1:30pm
Theoretical Studies in Literature and Art (ISSN0257-0254)
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, July 31, 2018

Theoretical Studies in Literature and Art (ISSN 0257-0254), launched in 1980 and published bimonthly, a most highly recognized peer-reviewed journal in China, publishes original papers in Chinese or English in arts and humanities, especially literary studies. We welcome MLA-style papers of 6000-12000 words in the fields of literary theory, critical theory, aesthetics, philosophy of art, cultural studies, etc.

Comics and Popular Arts Conference at Dragon Con 2018

Monday, October 23, 2017 - 1:27pm
Comics and Popular Arts Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 15, 2017

2018 Call for Papers / Call for Proposals

The Comics and Popular Arts Conference (CPAC) invites submissions for our 11th Annual meeting in Atlanta, Georgia, August 31-September 3, 2018.

CPAC is an annual academic conference for the studies of comics and the popular arts, including science/speculative fiction and fantasy literature, film, and other media, comic books, manga, graphic novels, anime, gaming, etc. CPAC presentations are peer reviewed, based in scholarly research.

Please submit a proposal that engages in substantial scholarly examinations of comic books/graphic novels, anime, manga, science/speculative fiction, fantasy, or other parts of popular culture.

Emerson Society Panel at the Thoreau Gathering 2018

Monday, October 23, 2017 - 1:26pm
The Ralph Waldo Emerson Society
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 12, 2018

The Emerson Society sponsors a panel at the Thoreau Society Annual Gathering each summer in Concord, MA. For information on the conference theme, please visit We will consider papers both on the topic below and the conference theme more generally.


Waldo and Henry: Points of Parting

2018 Women's Leadership Summit

Thursday, December 21, 2017 - 11:21am
Women's Network
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, March 1, 2018

2018 Women’s Leadership Summit



The Women’s Network of Northeast Ohio is now accepting submissions for the 2018 Women’s Leadership Summit, to be held November 9 2018 in Akron, OH.

Women’s Network (WN) is a grassroots organization that aims to bring women to the forefront at all levels of corporate, community, and civic leadership. Under this mission, WN offers high-impact programming to women in areas of leadership development, professional advancement, and entrepreneurship and helps local businesses and organizations build programming that better serves emerging women leaders.

Great Stones Symposium

Monday, October 16, 2017 - 12:37pm
The OTS Foundation
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, December 31, 2017

What drove ancient societies to change the landscape and create monumental ritual, ceremonial, and gathering places?  We will explore the traditions of various Indigenous people in pursuit of a clearer understanding of the genesis of community-driven built environment. 



The 5th World Humanities Forum 2018

Monday, October 16, 2017 - 12:35am
World Humanities Forum
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, January 31, 2018

 Theme: The Human Image in a Changing World

The theme for the 5th World Humanities Forum is “The Human Image in a Changing World.” The very purpose of humanities research is to study humans, but the image of humans however, has gone through on-going changes not only throughout different time periods but also according to the various local situations. Therefore it is important that we primarily capture human images and then document the characteristics of the human images from past to present in various academic and ordinary lives.

Natura 2018: Illegitimate Knowledges

Wednesday, October 11, 2017 - 9:15am
Natura: The Science and Epistemology Working Group
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 1, 2017

Illegitimate Knowledges

A Graduate Conference in Science and Epistemology
Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey

February 16, 2018

Keynote Speaker
Banu Subramaniam
(University of Massachusetts, Amherst)

Hosted by Natura, A Rutgers University Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Working Group focused on critical perspectives of Science and Epistemology, the 2018 Natura Conference seeks papers on the topic of illegitimate knowledges: scorned, discarded, amateur, illogical, and discredited methods of understanding the world.

Tick, Tick, DOOM!

Tuesday, October 10, 2017 - 9:50am
SUNY at Buffalo Dept. of Comparative Literature
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, November 1, 2017

Call for Papers:


 “Tick. Tick. DOOM!: Precariousness and Time”


The Fourth Annual Undergraduate Symposium of Popular Culture and Philosophy

Hosted by the SUNY at Buffalo Department of Comparative Literature Graduate Student Association

Keynote Speaker: Shaun Irlam, PhD

Featured Graduate Presenters: TBA

Friday, November 17th, 2017, 9 a.m.- 5 p.m.

Hazardous Objects: Function, Materiality, and Context

Tuesday, October 10, 2017 - 9:48am
University of Delaware Center for Material Culture Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, November 10, 2017

Hazardous Objects: Function, Materiality, and ContextWinterthur Museum, Garden & LibraryApril 27-28, 2018 The Center for Material Culture Studies at the University of Delaware invitessubmissions for papers to be given at the Fifteenth Material Culture Symposium for Emerging Scholars.  We invite papers that identify and consider the production and use of hazardous material culture. Whether through composition or intended function, objects are hazardous or may become hazardous. Certain materials, organic or artificial, exist as hazards to humans. Additionally, hazards are often embedded in the material environment and affect our experience of domestic, institutional and public space.   What makes an object hazardous?