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CFA: "More Representation=Democracy?" Political Studies Colloquium

updated: 
Thursday, February 14, 2019 - 11:32am
Nucleus for Political Studies of the University of Lisbon- Centre of Philosophy of the University of Lisbon
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, April 5, 2019

This year nepUL is pleased to announce the new CFA for its new International Political Studies Colloquium: More Representation = Democracy?.There has been a growing debate within the media and academic realm in what democracy is concerned. We may often consider the legitimacy of our democracy when hearing an emerging expression of feelings of distrust towards politicians, increasing abstention in many democratic countries and raise of social frustration which leads to the election of so-called extremist parties, non-politicians and populist views. As so, is representation a sufficient condition for the existance of a democratic society or is it only necessary?

Pirate Care conference | 19-20 June 2019 | Call for Papers

updated: 
Thursday, February 14, 2019 - 8:48am
Centre for Postdigital Cultures, Coventry University, UK
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, April 1, 2019

Centre for Postdigital Cultures

Conference

PIRATE CARE

19th & 20th June 2019

Square One, Coventry University

 

Call for Papers

Submissions for the screening programme also welcome.

(See instructions at the end of the call.)

 

The Centre for Postdigital Cultures (CPC), Coventry University, UK invites contributions to its second annual conference, which will explore the phenomenon of ‘Pirate Care’. Presentations and talks will be complemented by a film programme tackling the main theme of the conference.

MLA 2020: After Work?

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Thursday, February 14, 2019 - 8:42am
Ben Clarke, University of North Carolina, Greensboro
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 15, 2019

Papers sought for a special session at the 2020 MLA Convention. The panel will consider the ways in which working-class writing intervenes in debates about the definition of work, its changing forms, and its political implications. Papers might consider writing that explores subjects such as:

 

- the impact of increasing automation on the understanding and experience of work

- precarity and the “gig economy”

- marginalized and/or criminalized work

- unemployment

- the rise of surveillance capitalism and new forms of workplace discipline

- the increasing exploitation of emotional labour

- domestic work and caring

Seriality

updated: 
Thursday, February 14, 2019 - 8:35am
Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 15, 2019

 A Special Session for the 2020 meeting of the Modern Language Association (Seattle, January 9-12, 2020):Empirical and theoretical papers on seriality, broadly conceived, to include work on print-culture, narratology, rhetoric, writing and reading practices, socialization, identity politics, and more.  No restrictions regarding period or region.

300-word proposals with c.v. due Friday, March 15, 2019 to: cavitch@english.upenn.edu and clooby@humnet.ucla.edu.

Inquiries welcome.

"Race: Embodying Academia"

updated: 
Thursday, February 14, 2019 - 8:32am
University at Albany’s 17th annual English Graduate Student Organization Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, February 15, 2019

"Race: Embodying Academia"

University at Albany’s 17th annual English Graduate Student Organization Conference

Date: April 5-6, 2019

Submission Deadline: February 15, 2019

 

Racialization is not a "biological or cultural descriptor but a conglomerate of sociopolitical relations that discipline humanity into full humans, not-quite-humans, and nonhumans . . ."

—Alexander Weheliye, Habeas Viscus: Racializing Assemblages, Biopolitics, and Black Feminist Theories of the Human

 

Double Helix, Volume 7

updated: 
Thursday, February 14, 2019 - 8:31am
Double Helix: A Journal of Critical Thinking and Writing
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, August 15, 2019

Double Helix: A Journal of Critical Thinking and Writing welcomes submissions for Volume 7.  For more information, please visit the journal site: https://wac.colostate.edu/double-helix/. 

Political Paralysis: The Global Contemporary (SECOND EXTENSION)

updated: 
Monday, February 11, 2019 - 6:50pm
The Marxist Reading Group at The University of Florida
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, February 20, 2019

   Political Paralysis: The Global Contemporary 

   The Twenty-First Annual Conference of the Marxist Reading Group    

   Keynote speakers: George Ciccariello-Maher and Andrew Ross

    21-23 March 2019

    University of Florida, Gainesville, FL

 

   

I hear it every day on the radio

Somebody shoots a guy he don't even know…

 --“Turn on the News,” Hüsker Dü, Zen Arcade, 1984

    

CFP: The Space Between Creative Nonfiction and Literary Criticism: Writing and Publishing Critical/Creative Hybrids (AWP, San Antonio, March 4–7, 2020; DEADLINE March 15, 2019)

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Thursday, February 7, 2019 - 9:56am
Janine Utell
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 15, 2019

Proposals are sought for a session at AWP 2020 where speakers and audience will consider the forms of creative nonfiction and scholarly/academic essays, and to envision the affordances made possible by their overlapping, intersection, and hybridization.  It will bring together academics and editors who are exploring the possibilities and practicing the craft of literary scholarship and criticism opened up by creative nonfiction—scholarly writing within and transformed by the critical/creative hybrid space. 

CFP: The Space Between Creative Nonfiction and Literary Criticism: Writing and Publishing Critical/Creative Hybrids (MLA, Portland, January 9–January 12, 2020; DEADLINE March 15, 2019)

updated: 
Thursday, February 7, 2019 - 9:56am
Janine Utell
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 15, 2019

Proposals are sought for a session at MLA 2020 where speakers and audience will consider the forms of creative nonfiction and scholarly/academic essays, and to envision the affordances made possible by their overlapping, intersection, and hybridization.  It will bring together academics and editors who are exploring the possibilities and practicing the craft of literary scholarship and criticism opened up by creative nonfiction—scholarly writing within and transformed by the critical/creative hybrid space. 

[New deadline] "Technically Yours": Technicity, Mediality, and the Stakes of Experience

updated: 
Wednesday, February 6, 2019 - 4:50pm
Dept. of Foreign Languages & Literatures, National Taiwan University
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, February 22, 2019

 

“Technically Yours”: Technicity, Mediality, and the Stakes of Experience

An international conference organized by the Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures of National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan, to be held October 18-20, 2019

Abstracts submission deadline: February 22, 2019

Conference website: 

https://ntuyours.wordpress.com/

 

Keynote Speaker:

Martin E. Jay (Emeritus Professor, Department of History, University of California, Berkeley, USA)

Plenary Speakers:

CFP: "Baudelaire and Philosophy" (British Society of Aesthetics / CPCT conference, 5-6 June 2019)

updated: 
Wednesday, February 6, 2019 - 12:42pm
Centre for Philosophy and Critical Thought, Goldsmiths, U of London
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, March 21, 2019

Baudelaire and Philosophy: A Conference sponsored by the British Society of Aesthetics

5-6 June 2019, Centre for Philosophy and Critical Thought, Goldsmiths, University of London and the Institut Français 

 

CALL FOR PAPERS

 

Deadline for submissions: 21 March 2019

 

INVITED SPEAKERS

 

Isabelle Alfandary (Paris 3/CIPh) 

Jennifer Bajorek (Hampshire)

Patrick ffrench (King’s College London)

Elissa Marder (Emory) 

Adrian Rifkin (Goldsmiths) 

Richard Rand (Paris) 

 

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70 Years of The Second Sex

updated: 
Wednesday, February 6, 2019 - 12:41pm
UK Sartre Society
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 15, 2019

UK Sartre Society is pleased to announce that our 2019 conference will celebrate the 70th anniversary of Simone de Beauvoir’s hugely influential work The Second Sex.

The conference will be held at the Maison Française d’Oxford on Tuesday 2nd and Wednesday 3rd July.

Our keynote speaker is Dr Manon Garcia of the University of Chicago, author of the highly acclaimed new book On ne naît pas soumise, on le devient (Flammarion, 2018).

Call For Abstracts

Philosophy of Performance - Beyond the Analytic/Continental Divide

updated: 
Wednesday, February 6, 2019 - 12:40pm
Shaun May / University of Kent
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, March 18, 2019

CFP: Philosophy of Performance –

Beyond the Analytic/Continental Divide

Friday 24th May 2019

University of Kent, Canterbury

 

Confirmed keynote presenters: 

Dr. Aili Bresnahan (University of Dayton)

Dr. Laura Cull Ó Maoilearca (University of Surrey)

Dr. Tom Stern (University College London)

 

“Towards Climate Justice. Eco-Strategies for Survival” The Polish Journal of Aesthetics No. 58 (3/2020)

updated: 
Wednesday, February 6, 2019 - 12:36pm
The Polish Journal of Aesthetics
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, March 31, 2020

CALL FOR PAPERS

“Towards Climate Justice. Eco-Strategies for Survival”

The Polish Journal of Aesthetics No. 58 (3/2020)

Editors:

Thomas Dutoit (University of Lille, France)

Aleksander Kopka (Jagiellonian University, Poland)

Katarzyna Szopa (University of Silesia, Poland)

 

Submission deadline: March 31, 2020

 

Working-Class Nostalgia (MLA 2020 // 9-12 January // Seattle)

updated: 
Wednesday, February 6, 2019 - 12:34pm
MLA Proposal for Special Session
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 15, 2019

This panel will examine the function of nostalgia in class-conscious writing, specifically its role in the construction of working-class identities, both fictional and otherwise. To that end, presentations will gauge the efficacy of nostalgic representation in terms of literary aesthetics and/or political imperatives. Using literary texts as a lens, topics might include (but are not limited to):

"Comparative Orientalisms"- MLA 2020 in Seattle

updated: 
Wednesday, February 6, 2019 - 12:34pm
MLA -- CLCS Medieval Forum
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 15, 2019

Just as there are many Orients, there are many Orientalisms, or approaches to, constructions of, and lenses upon the Orient.

Radical Materialisms *EXTENDED DEADLINE*

updated: 
Wednesday, February 6, 2019 - 12:25pm
Boston College English Graduate Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, February 8, 2019

EXTENDED DEADLINE

We are pleased to announce that we have extended the deadline for "Radical Materialisms" by one week. We will now accept abstracts until February 8th. Please consider submitting your work, and see the CFP below.

Radical Materialisms

Boston College English Graduate Conference

April 6th, 2019

Radical Materialisms--updated

updated: 
Tuesday, February 5, 2019 - 7:15am
Boston College English Graduate Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, February 8, 2019

Radical Materialisms

Boston College English Graduate Conference

April 6th, 2019

 

***We are pleased to announce that we have extended the deadline for submissions to February 8th***

 

New materialisms and object-oriented ontology offer a radical reorganization—perhaps a democratization—of human/object relations, deemphasizing human agency in favor of a “parliament of things.” This conference asks if such approaches have been too quick to abandon human politics altogether. Can new materialisms be both conceptually and politically radical?

General Call for Papers - Spring 2019

updated: 
Tuesday, February 5, 2019 - 5:19am
Language, Literature, and Interdisciplinary Studies (LLIDS)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, February 15, 2019

Language, Literature, and Interdisciplinary Studies (LLIDS), an open access academic e-journal, invites original and unpublished research papers and book reviews from various interrelated disciplines including, but not limited to, literature, philosophy, psychology, anthropology, history, sociology, law, ecology, environmental science, and economics.

Engaging Fictions: Aesthetic Orientations and Reception of Novel

updated: 
Tuesday, February 5, 2019 - 5:18am
Language, Literature, and Interdisciplinary Studies (LLIDS)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, February 15, 2019

CALL FOR PAPERS

Language, Literature, and Interdisciplinary Studies (LLIDS), an academic journal, invites original and unpublished research papers from scholars on the following:

 

Engaging Fictions: Aesthetic Orientations and Reception of Novel

 

Intelligent Idealisms

updated: 
Sunday, February 3, 2019 - 10:45pm
Marxist Literary Group - 50th Anniversary
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, February 15, 2019

Intelligent Idealisms

June 22-26, 2019

University of Illinois at Chicago

Disruption, Resistance & Resilience, UBC Graduate Conference 2019

updated: 
Friday, February 1, 2019 - 12:19am
Shalini Nanayakkara / Endnotes Conference at the University of British Columbia
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, February 15, 2019

The University of British Columbia’s annual English Graduate Conference cordially invites submissions under the themes of Disruption, Resistance, and Resilience.

In the wake of years of political, social, and ecological crises that have disrupted, disoriented, and displaced populations across the globe, modes of resistance and resilience have emerged to confront the disarray. From the rise of Trump and “fake news” to the latest IPCC report on the impending irrevocability of climate change, humanities studies and art practices have stepped up to the challenge to revolutionize their age-old roles of disruption and resilience-making on a much larger global stage.

Lacanian and Foucaultian Approaches to the Body Essay Collection

updated: 
Thursday, January 31, 2019 - 11:14am
Becky McLaughlin / Eric Daffron
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 1, 2019

Both Jacques Lacan and Michel Foucault took the body as an object of critical inquiry but explored it in divergent ways. This collection of essays, under contract with McFarland and Company, will bring together scholars working from Lacanian and Foucaultian perspectives to interrogate the body. Collectively, the papers selected for this volume will aspire to answer, among others, the following questions: how do Lacan and Foucault approach the body, and what new forms of subjectivity emerge when we pay attention to the body? What are we allowed to do to or with our bodies, and what are we allowed to ask others to do to or with our bodies?

Locating Benjamin in the Post-Digital Landscape

updated: 
Thursday, January 31, 2019 - 8:15am
MediaCommons
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, April 2, 2019

Each month, the MediaCommons Field Guide hosts a different conversation in Media Studies, Digital Humanities, and Culture Studies asking contributors to connect their interests or research to a core conceptual question. 

We are seeking contributors to shape diverse and intriguing conversations for our late March to mid-April issue, revolving around aura transference, (re)presentation, (re)production, cultural use values, circulation, digital rhetorics, and New Aesthetics, asking broadly: 

Where can we locate Walter Benjamin’s legacy in the digital to post-digital landscape? 

Digi-Mediated Culture

updated: 
Wednesday, January 30, 2019 - 2:15pm
Swansea College of Art - University of Wales Trinity Saint David
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 15, 2019

Call for contributions for Digi-Mediated-Culture; a one-day symposium that will consider the social, cultural and political space between human consciousness and digital technology. Digi-Mediated-Culture will examine the intersection between humans and machines as a generative space for creative production. Digi-Mediated-Culture invites proposals from academics, artists, designers, philosophers, linguists, artificial intelligence (AI) researchers, programmers, et.al. The symposium will be held on 10th May 2019 in Swansea College of Art’s Reading Room, ALEX, Alexandra Road, Swansea - 1.30pm – 6.00pm

Shifting Tides Anxious Borders

updated: 
Tuesday, January 29, 2019 - 5:45pm
Shifting Tides, Anxious Borders A Graduate Student Conference (10th Annual) in Transnational American Studies Department of English, Binghamton University
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, February 4, 2019

Shifting Tides, Anxious Borders

A Graduate Student Conference (10th Annual) in Transnational American Studies

Department of English, Binghamton University

Date: April 13, 2019 (Saturday); Venue: Downtown Center, Binghamton University

CALL FOR PAPERS

 

Keynote: Caroline Levine (Professor, Department of English, Cornell University)

 

Minor(ity) Texts: Formalizing Resistance

 

Truth and Truths: Memory, Identity, Nation

updated: 
Tuesday, January 29, 2019 - 8:50am
Department of Classical and Modern Languages, Literatures, and Cultures. Wayne State University
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, February 15, 2019

CALL FOR PAPERS

 

Truth and Truths: Memory, Identity, and Nation

 

CfP: Aesthetics

updated: 
Thursday, January 24, 2019 - 2:05pm
Antae
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, July 20, 2019

CfP: Aesthetics

The inexpressible does not reside in an over there, in another word, or another time, but in this: in that (something) happens.

—Jean-François Lyotard, ‘The Sublime and the Avant-Garde’

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