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CFP: SFRA 2018 (Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI; Sunday, July 1 through Wednesday, July 4, 2018)

Tuesday, January 30, 2018 - 3:22pm
Science Fiction Research Association
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 30, 2018




Sunday, July 1- Wednesday, July 4, 2018

Marquette University (Milwaukee, WI)


Conference Theme: The Future of Labor



Peter Frase (author of Four Futures)

Rebekah Sheldon (author of The Child to Come)


Fascination, a special journal issue

Tuesday, January 30, 2018 - 3:19pm
Postmodern Culture
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, June 1, 2019

“On Fascination”: A Special Issue of Postmodern Culture

Ed. Mikko Tuhkanen, Texas A&M University

Call for papers


What remains of postmodernity?

Tuesday, January 30, 2018 - 2:32pm
Forma. Revista d’Estudis Comparatius (Pompeu Fabra University)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, April 20, 2018

Forma. Revista d’Estudis Comparatius has the honor to present the new call for papers for its seventeenth number, titled

What remains of postmodernity?

Disability Studies and Ecocriticism: Critical and Creative Intersections

Tuesday, January 30, 2018 - 10:01am
Studies in the Humanities
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, March 1, 2018

This CFP calls for critical essays and creative works that address the intersection of disability studies and ecocriticism, or disability and the environment. In terms of critical essays, we will consider analyses of novels, poetry, comics, dance, art, and movies. We will also consider creative works (including creative nonfiction, poetry, and fiction) that center on an exploration of the relationship(s) between disability and the environment.

Ecology of Bad Ideas

Tuesday, January 30, 2018 - 9:59am
Drain Magazine
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, June 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

Monstrosity and the Topography of Fear

Monday, February 26, 2018 - 7:13pm
Society for Comparative Literature and the Arts
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, May 20, 2018

2018 Conference of The Society for Comparative Literature and the Arts

“Monstrosity and the Topography of Fear”

October 18th-20th

Sam Houston State University, Houston/The Woodlands, Texas 

*Deadline Extended!* Stranger Things: The Weird, the Paranormal, and the Problem of Belief

Wednesday, February 14, 2018 - 8:46pm
British Modernities Group at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, February 25, 2018

Stranger Things:

The Weird, the Paranormal, and the Problem of Belief 


British Modernities Group, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

20–21 April 2018, Urbana, IL


Keynote Presentation: “Listening to the Dead: W. B. Yeats’s Communication with Spirits”

By Dr. Catherine E. Paul, Professor Emerita, Clemson University

Additional speakers TBA


First Four: The Films of Kasi Lemmons

Tuesday, March 27, 2018 - 1:00am
D. E. Wynter / California State University Northridge
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, April 15, 2018

We are extending the Call-for-Chapter submissions for an edited volume on the films of writer-director Kasi Lemmons. This collection of critical analyses and close 'readings' will explore cinematic, narrative, intertextual, and/or thematic elements of Lemmons' films, as well as their cultural aesthetics and social impact. We are particularly interested in examinations of Langston Hughes' Black Nativity (2013), the adaptation of Caveman's Valentine (2001), the biopic of Petey Greene, Talk to Me (2007). The submission date for abstracts is extended to April 15, 2018.

Reminder: Spiral Film and Philosophy Conference 2018: Thinking Space

Wednesday, January 17, 2018 - 1:32pm
York University
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 2, 2018

Since Muybridge’s chronophotographic experiments, the relationship between cinema and time has been well documented. Less obvious, perhaps, is the relationship of cinema with space. Following the so-called digital mutation of recording and viewing technologies, this issue has nonetheless made its way to the forefront of cinema and media studies. It is not only that moviegoing is being decentered by the rise of portable viewing platforms — as cinema happens more and more outside of traditional theatres —, but also that the usual medium of inscription of film — the celluloid base — has been radically opened by new media.