In light of the current discourse surrounding the Anthropocene, and the growth of its popularity in the ecological conversation, this seminar seeks to unpack the various understandings and responses to the human-dominated geological age, specifically through the lens of the fantasy genre. The Anthropocene refers to “The Age of Man” and includes all aspects of the evolution of man, including the exploitation of resources as well as technological progress. Through its very identity, the Anthropocene question exists among the ranks of the current political and cultural crisis of the 21st century.
Graduate students at the School of Informatics and Computing at Indiana University are excited to distribute our call for a graduate student workshop happening on campus this fall. We would very much appreciate your help in distributing the CFP with us! Science and technology studies is widely regarded as an interdisciplinary and transdisciplinary effort, and we need your help in disseminating information about the event to the farthest reaches of our scholarly community. The deadline for submissions has been extended by a few weeks; please email us directly with any questions you may have about the process or event.
Update: I am seeking one replacement article to complete a forthcoming special issue of Papers on Language and Literature.
The emphasis for the issue is on examining self-reflexive (even self-theorizing) texts which may be considered "world literature", as described below:
The 46th annual Louisville Conference on Literature & Culture since 1900
February 22 - 24, 2018
The 46th annual Louisville Conference on Literature & Culture since 1900 will be held at the University of Louisville, February 22-24, 2018. Critical papers may be submitted on any topic that addresses literary works published since 1900, and/or their relationship with other arts and disciplines (film, journalism, opera, music, pop culture, painting, architecture, law, etc). Work by creative writers is also welcome.
Submissions may be in English, French, German, Italian or Spanish. Submissions will be considered if received by 11:59 P.M. EST September 11, 2017.
Stephen King Area
2018 PCA/ACA Annual National Conference
Indianapolis: Wednesday, March 28th—Saturday, March 31st
St. Thomas More College
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada
Treaty Six Territory and Homeland of the Métis
Public Keynote Featuring Ilia Delio, OSF, March 22, 2018 - 7:30pm
Main Conference and Closing Banquet (for Registered Attendees) March 23, 2018
NeMLA 2018 Roundtable: Imagined Connections: The Space of Empathy in the Undergraduate Classroom
The RES Essay Prize aims to encourage scholarship amongst postgraduate research students in Britain and abroad. The essay can be on any topic of English literature or the English language from the earliest period to the present.
The competition is open to anyone studying for a higher degree, or who completed one no earlier than January 2015
The winner will receive:
- Publication of the winning essay in the June 2017 issue of The Review of English Studies
- £500 worth of OUP books
- A free year's subscription to The Review of English Studies
*How to enter*
CFP: 53rd International Congress on Medieval Studies
Session Title: “Medieval History and Marxist Thought”
Session Organizer: Luke Fidler (Department of Art History, University of Chicago)
James Joyce: The Joys of Exile
The XI James Joyce Italian Foundation Conference in Rome
Conference Date: February 1-2-3, 2018
DEADLINE FOR ABSTRACTS: November 26, 2017
The James Joyce Italian Foundation invites proposals for the Eleventh Annual Conference in Rome. It will be hosted by the Department of Foreign Languages, Literatures and Cultures at the Università Roma Tre, to celebrate Joyce’s 136th birthday.
The purpose of the Southeast Indian Studies Conference is to provide a forum for discussion of the culture, history, art, health and contemporary issues of Native Americans in the Southeast. The conference serves as a critical venue for scholars, students and all persons interested in American Indian Studies in the region.
1st Global Conference
Saturday 2nd December 2017 – Sunday 3rd December 2017
Call for Papers
The 7th Issue of Localities
Call for Local Stories for the 7th Issue of Localities
The 2017 ELLAK International Conference
Seoul National University, South Korea
December 13th–15th, 2017
“Narrating Rights: Literary Texts and Human, Nonhuman, and Inhuman Demands”