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CFP How Interdisciplinary Can We Be? (Re)Conceiving the Scope of Medieval Studies Today (A Roundtable) (virtual) (9/15/2023; ICMS 5/9-11/2024)

updated: 
Thursday, September 7, 2023 - 10:19am
Michael Torregrossa / Association for the Advancement of Scholarship and Teaching of the Medieval in Popular Culture
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 15, 2023

How Interdisciplinary Can We Be? (Re)Conceiving the Scope of Medieval Studies Today (A Roundtable) (virtual)

 

Sponsoring Organization: Association for the Advancement of Scholarship and Teaching of the Medieval in Popular Culture

Organizer: Michael A. Torregrossa

 

Call for Papers - Please Submit Proposals by 15 September 2023

59th International Congress on Medieval Studies

Western Michigan University (Kalamazoo, Michigan)

Hybrid event: Thursday, 9 May, through Saturday, 11 May, 2024

 

Session Rationale

 

CFP 2023 on General Areas & Local Area Development Research

updated: 
Wednesday, September 6, 2023 - 11:47pm
Bhatter College Journal of Multidisciplinary Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, September 30, 2023

Bhatter College Journal of Multidisciplinary Studies

CFP 2023

General Areas & Local Area Development Research

Under the Continuous Publication Model

Editor-in-Chief:
Dr, Pijush Kanti Khatua,
Principal, Bhatter College, Dantan

We are inviting original research papers on any topic under the following broad disciplines throughout the year. Once the review process of the individual article is completed, we will publish the articles throughout the year. As per the volume of contents, the articles will make an issue. At the end of the year, the issues will be printed as a Volume.

General Areas

Broad Disciplines:

ACLA Seminar on Ecocritical Adaptations: Feminist and Queer Interventions

updated: 
Wednesday, September 6, 2023 - 11:34pm
Sylvie Bissonnette / Fei Shi
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, September 30, 2023

This is a call for papers for the ACLA seminar titled "Ecocritical Adaptations: Feminist and Queer Interventions" organized by Dr. Fei Shi and Dr. Sylvie Bissonnette.

Archives of the Planetary, Ecologies of the Global South (ACLA 2024, Montreal)

updated: 
Wednesday, September 6, 2023 - 11:34pm
American Comparative Literature Association
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, September 30, 2023

American Comparative Literature Association (ACLA) Conference 
Palais des congrès, Montreal, March 14-17, 2024

Co-organizers: Christine Xiong (Stanford) and Fiana Kawane (University of British Columbia)

Édouard Glissant, in Poetics of Relation (1990), famously emphasizes that “Cultures develop in a single planetary space but to different ‘times.’ It would be impossible to determine either a real chronological order or an unquestionable hierarchical order for these times.”

Cormac McCarthy Studies at SWPACA

updated: 
Wednesday, September 6, 2023 - 11:30pm
Southwest Popular/American Culture Association
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, October 31, 2023

Call for Papers

Cormac McCarthy Area

Southwest Popular / American Culture Association (SWPACA)

 

45th Annual Conference, February 21-24, 2024

Marriott Albuquerque

Albuquerque, New Mexico

http://www.southwestpca.org

Submissions open on September 1, 2023

Proposal submission deadline: October 31, 2023

 

The New Ray Bradbury Review, issue 8 (2024)

updated: 
Friday, September 1, 2023 - 9:54am
Ray Bradbury Center, Indiana University
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, September 30, 2023

The New Ray Bradbury Review Issue 8 (2024)

For the next issue of The New Ray Bradbury Review (NRBR), we invite articles which examine the theme of space, broadly construed.

[UPDATE] Eco-Horrors: Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Health and Environmental Anxieties in Media and Culture

updated: 
Friday, August 18, 2023 - 6:37pm
Lorna Piatti-Farnell, Auckland University of Technology
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, December 9, 2023

Eco-environmental criticism has now become a staple presence in the interdisciplinary and transdisciplinary landscape. Considerations focused on the environment, health, and the human impact on matters such as climate change, have been prominent in critical discussions, from the humanities to the social sciences, from economics to geo-politics, from medical humanities to environmental management. As distinct aspect of these conversations has been the growing focus on the fear of ecological destruction for the planet, with all the inevitable consequences that this entails.

Technology and Humanity in Hispanic Literature and Film - NEMLA session & edited volume

updated: 
Friday, August 18, 2023 - 7:07am
NEMLA 2024 - Boston
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, September 30, 2023

We invite proposals for presentations that analyze Hispanic literary or film texts that critically examine interfaces, interrelations, and/or interactions between technology and humanity to analyze the roles or perceived values of humanity and technology in social contexts, and to interrogate socioeconomic and sociocultural value systems and aspirations. Presenters may be invited to expand their presentations into chapters for an edited volume. https://www.cfplist.com/nemla/Home/S/20789

CALL FOR PAPERS: “We’re Going Virtual”: A Children’s Literature Association Quarterly Special Issue

updated: 
Monday, August 14, 2023 - 10:20am
Kyle Eveleth / Otterbein University
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, November 1, 2023

The concept of virtual worlds, while not new, has become a normalized part of 21st-century consciousness. Once a realm reserved for playful escape, “dissolv[ing] the constraints of the anchored world so that we can lift anchor—not to drift aimlessly without point, but to explore anchorage in ever-new places” (Heim, 1993), virtual spaces have taken center stage in our everyday lives. Our meeting places, our workplaces, our places of learning, even the places where we unite to break bread have shifted from the physical realm to the virtual. Children in particular have felt the seismic cultural shift from in-person to virtual interaction, as it has fundamentally changed the way they play, learn, and grow.

Premodern Digital Ecologies | 59th International Congress on Medieval Studies (May 9-11, 2024)

updated: 
Tuesday, August 8, 2023 - 2:56pm
Aylin Malcolm & Andrew Richmond (Co-Organizers), along with Digital Philology: A Journal of Medieval Cultures
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 15, 2023

The intersection of the digital and environmental humanities speaks to our current moment: we live amid ecological changes that we seek to understand, mitigate, and publicize through new technologies. Medieval studies has long been at the forefront of the digital humanities, while ecocriticism and environmental history have advanced our understanding of how medieval people conceived of the nonhuman world. Recently, these threads have come together in adapting modern digital tools to study premodern experiences of local and evolving environments. Our panel centers this exciting area of study in anticipation of a forthcoming issue of Digital Philology on the same topic.

Robot Theater

updated: 
Friday, August 4, 2023 - 2:16pm
Chapter submissions for co-edited anthology
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, August 15, 2023

 

Seeking chapter submissions for a co-edited anthology on "Robot Theater" for consideration with Routledge for Fall 2024.

Abstracts (of approx 300 words) and a short author's bio are to be submitted to Eric Mullis (mullise@queens.edu) or Hilary Bergen (hilary.bergen@gmail.com) by Aug. 15, 2023. 

CFP:

Framing the Unreal: Exploring Graphic/Visual Science Fiction & Fantasy

updated: 
Friday, August 4, 2023 - 2:15pm
International Comparative Literature Research Committee on Comics Studies & Graphic Narrative/Universite Ca Foscari
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, April 14, 2024

 An international conference organized by the Laboratorio per lo Studio letterario del fumetto at Ca’ Foscari University and the International Comparative Literature Association Standing Research Committee on Comics Studies & Graphic NarrativeCa' Foscari University, Venice, ITALY - 13-15 November 2024 Andrew Milner, in Locating Science Fiction, argued that “the category SF applies [...] across a whole range of forms, from the novel and short story to pulp fiction and the comic book, from radio serial and television series to drama and film, from examinable set text to rock album”.

Robots, AI, and Labor: On the Future of Work

updated: 
Friday, August 4, 2023 - 2:14pm
Northeast Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, September 30, 2023

CFP:

Robots, AI, and Labor: On the Future of Work

Northeast Modern Languages Association (NeMLA) annual convention

Boston, MA

March 7-10, 2024

 

Workshop “Air Pollution, Plastics, and Global Health” (Deadline Extended)

updated: 
Tuesday, August 1, 2023 - 2:18am
Savannah Schaufler
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 15, 2023

Workshop for Early Career Researchers (Deadline Extended)

“Air Pollution, Plastics, and Global Health

Organized by Savannah Schaufler

 

Type: 

Workshop

Dates: 

November 28-29, 2023

Abstract Submission Deadline:

September 1, 2023

Venue:

Online via Zoom

Subject Fields: 

Environmental Humanities; Health Humanities; Discard Studies; Human Ecology; Anthropology; Sociology; Human Behavior; Art and Visual Studies; Race Studies

 

Leakage | Inaugural Conference of stsing

updated: 
Thursday, July 27, 2023 - 6:14am
TU Dresden
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, October 15, 2023

This conference inaugurates stsing e.V., an association (“Verein”) doing Science and Technology Studies (STS) in and through Germany, established in 2020. STS is an interdisciplinary field of research and acti- vity interested in how science and technology are practically done and socially embedded. The association is informed by international discussions and brings together networks of senior and early career resear- chers. stsing e.V. currently has over 100 members from a broad range of disciplines in German-speaking countries, universities and research institutions, with working groups engaged in inter- and transdiscipli- nary collaboration. Find more information on the stsing e.V. website: www.stsing.org 

NeMLA 2024 Panel: Gated Communities of the Post-Apocalypse:Theorizing the Relegation of Surplus Populations to the Periphery

updated: 
Tuesday, July 25, 2023 - 12:34pm
NeMLA (Northeast Modern Language Association)
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, September 30, 2023

Speculative Fiction (SF) creators regularly imagine worlds in precipitous decline where the privileged few live in a safe, prosperous, hazard-free enclave from which surplus subaltern populations are excluded. What do these stories of safety for the few while the “surplus” rot outside or join a captive servant class status tell us about our own concepts of borders, citizenship, and expendability? Presenters are invited to engage with one or more texts using cultural studies, postcolonial theory, or other relevant analytic tool to analyze how gated communities function in the SF canon or the real world.

VI International Congress of Fantastic Genre, Audiovisuals and New Technologies

updated: 
Tuesday, July 25, 2023 - 12:16am
FANTAELX
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, October 8, 2023

VI INTERNATIONAL CONGRESS ON FANTASTIC GENRE, AUDIOVISUALS AND NEW TECHNOLOGIES

The International Congress of Fantastic Genre, Audiovisuals and New Technologies is an activity of scientific and academic dissemination that is part of Elche International Fantastic Film Festival – FANTAELX, with the collaboration of Miguel Hernández University. Its mission is to disseminate research studies within the different thematic lines of the Fantastic Genre, covering all its possible variants and platforms: cinema, television, theatre, literature, comics, videogames, virtual reality, plastic arts, etc.

PARTICIPATION

Southeast Asian Media Studies Association Conference - SEAMSC 2024

updated: 
Tuesday, July 11, 2023 - 4:20pm
Southeast Asian Media Studies Association (SEAMSA)
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, August 31, 2023

In line with the upcoming Southeast Asian Media Studies Conference (SEAMSC 2024), we are calling for paper submissions related to the conference’s theme: “Interrogations of Media, Sustainability, Development and Power in ASEAN”.

Academic papers such as original research papers and case studies are welcome to be submitted as long as it is related to the diversified topics of the conference; namely,
a) Media and Sustainable Development Goals;
b) Power, Media and Democracy;
c) Media and Environmental Sustainability;
d) Digital Media and Development;
e) Media and Cultural Diversity.

Take note of the following dates:

Abstract submission deadline: August 31, 2023

Ableism and Neurodivergence in Creative Writing

updated: 
Tuesday, July 11, 2023 - 4:00pm
Dr. Christie Collins and Dr. Saul Lemerond
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, August 7, 2023

Ableism and Neurodivergence in Creative Writing
Call for Contributions

Editors:
Dr. Christie Collins, Mississippi State University
Dr. Saul Lemerond, Hanover College

NeMLA 2024: Excess Feeling in the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries

updated: 
Tuesday, July 11, 2023 - 3:59pm
Northeast Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, September 30, 2023

“Feeling,” in its multiple forms of meaning, is central to the literature and culture of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. The eighteenth century saw the rise of the the cult of sensibility, aesthetic explorations of the sublime, and medical explorations of the nerves; while the nineteenth saw the literary cultivation of sympathy and psychological theories of emotion. Whether emotional, affective, or physical, the push to define and understand “feeling” was frequently attended by anxiety about feeling’s propensity to spill over and overwhelm.

Grounding the Arts: Crossing the History of Art with the History of Earth Sciences

updated: 
Tuesday, June 27, 2023 - 2:29pm
Victor Monnin and Maddalena Napolitani
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 15, 2023

Panel at 36th CIHA World Congress - Lyon 2024 (https://www.cihalyon2024.fr/en/)

Grounding the Arts: Crossing the History of Art with the History of Earth Sciences

In 1597, Agostino del Riccio wrote in his Istoria delle pietre, “why do we visit Rome and Florence and other cities if it is not to see stones reduced to good shapes?" He thus expressed the link that has always existed between materials from the Earth and artistic creation. This link puts into question the relationship between the natural and the artificial, materials and crafts.

Human vs Non-Human Languages

updated: 
Tuesday, June 27, 2023 - 2:17pm
South Atlantic Modernist Association (SAMLA)
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, July 25, 2023

In the past six months, the world has been shocked by the rapid progression of AI, specifically as manifested in ChatGPT, which propelled fears ranging from the integrity of education to the prospect of massive loss of jobs, to even the very end of writing. While much remains to be seen about the effect of AI on our daily lives, it is clear that we are on the verge of a paradigm shift in human culture, rooted in the impossibility to distinguish between human- and AI-generated text, images, and art. Discourses about originality in language and the formative power of language have been spun from the beginning of documented history, as evident in The Epic of Gilgamesh, The Tao De Ching,  Plato, Aristotle, The Bible, etc.

Virginia Woolf & Ecologies II

updated: 
Tuesday, June 27, 2023 - 2:16pm
International Virginia Woolf Society
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, July 31, 2023

Virginia Woolf & Ecologies II
Fall Symposium on Virginia Woolf
October 20th – 22nd, 2023
On Zoom
https://v-woolf-society.com/virginia-woolf-ecologies-ii-cfp/

 

Ecology (noun): ecol·​o·​gy |  \ i-ˈkä-lə-jēn. 

plural ecologies

1a: The branch of biology that deals with the relationships between living organisms and their environment. Also: the relationships themselves, esp. those of a specified organism.

1c: In extended use: the interrelationship between any system and its environment; the product of this.

Exploring the Nexus of Healing, Stories, and Illness in the Nineteenth Century and Today

updated: 
Tuesday, June 27, 2023 - 2:12pm
International Nineteenth-Century Studies Association
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, August 1, 2023

Call for Papers, "Exploring the Nexus of Healing, Stories, and Illness in the Nineteenth Century and Today” for “The Nineteenth Century Today: Interdisciplinary, International, Intertemporal" IN-CSA Conference (Durham University in Durham, UK from July 10 - July 12, 2024).

Please submit a 250-word abstract and a 2-page CV by August 1, 2023 to Melissa Rampelli at mrampelli@holyfamily.edu

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