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Systems and Knowledge: Scholarship, Ecology and Mind in Science Fiction

updated: 
Wednesday, November 8, 2017 - 1:14pm
Chris Pak (King's Digital Lab) and Will Slocombe (University of Liverpool)
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, December 16, 2017

Science fiction is a genre inherently replete witha multitude of systems. From computers, robots, cyborgs and androids to human-animal studies, ecological systems, management practices and (agro-)industrial systems, science fiction has portrayed a variety of different and sometimes interlocking sets of physical systems. Ideas of knowledge generation and systematisation are also central to the genre, from the social and hard sciences, art, language and communication, right through to the systematisation and dissemination of knowledge.

SCL Call for Panel Proposals: ALA 2018

updated: 
Wednesday, November 8, 2017 - 1:14pm
Society for Contemporary Literature
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 1, 2017

The Society for Contemporary Literature sponsors two panels at the 29th annual American Literature Association Conference, May 24-27, 2018, in San Francisco. We are therefore soliciting proposals for possible panels for us to sponsor by December 1, 2017; the Board will decide on which panels to sponsor by December 10 and ask you to submit filled panels to us by January 28th, for submission through the SCL to the ALA by the deadline of January 30. We will entertain any idea for a panel from within the remit of the Society (i.e., the last twenty-five years).

 

Fashion, Costume and Visual Cultures

updated: 
Wednesday, November 8, 2017 - 12:12pm
Sarah Gilligan (UK), Petra Krpan & Nina Katarina Simončič / University of Zagreb
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, February 23, 2018

Fashion, Costume and Visual Cultures Conference (#FCVC2018)

University of Zagreb, Croatia

17-19 July 2018

 

Keynote Speakers

Pamela Church Gibson - London College of Fashion.

Joseph H Hancock II - Drexel University, USA.

Vicki Karaminas - Massey University, New Zealand.

Stella Bruzzi - University College London.

 

What is Universe? Communication • Complexity • Coherence

updated: 
Friday, November 10, 2017 - 8:51pm
University of Oregon in Portland
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, December 31, 2017

WHAT IS UNIVERSE?
COMMUNICATION  • COMPLEXITY • COHERENCE

University of Oregon in Portland, April 19-21, 2018

whatis.uoregon.edu

The What is Universe? (2018) conference-experience examines communication, complexity/simplicity, coherence/incoherence and, how they may or may not contribute to “a pluralistic universe.” This conference marks the third collaboration among scholars from the natural and social sciences, communication, media, law, design, and art. We invite proposals for scholarly papers, panels, exhibits and installations on a wide variety of issues and topics. Please see whatis.uoregon.edu for more details.

Call for Submissions: Interdisciplinary Resistance to Nationalist Borders

updated: 
Wednesday, November 8, 2017 - 7:38pm
Contention: A Multidisciplinary Journal of Social Protest
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, March 1, 2018

Contention Special Edition Proposal 

Editors: Jeffrey Butcher and Michael Noschka

Title of Special Edition:

Continental Divides: Interdisciplinary Resistance to Nationalist Borders

CFP:

Call for Publication-Reopened: The Sacrifice of Survival - Journal of South Texas English Studies

updated: 
Wednesday, November 8, 2017 - 12:09pm
Journal of South Texas English Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, December 30, 2017

The Journal of South Texas English Studies is re-opening submissions for its Winter 2018 issue, themed “The Sacrifice of Survival.” Submission deadline: December 30, 2017.

Note: The editorial board has decided to restructure the journal's publication cycle for a variety of administrative reasons, and this issue will be published in February 2018, when the journal moves to its new publication cycle of Winter and Summer issues. Please note this is a reissue of a previous CFP with a new submission date.

Literary Exchanges

updated: 
Wednesday, December 6, 2017 - 4:29pm
McGill University English Gradaute Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, December 5, 2017

EXTENDED DEADLINE: December 12th

Date: February 16-17, 2018

Location: McGill University, 

Montréal, Québec,

 

un-history: art and unconcluded

updated: 
Thursday, November 9, 2017 - 5:21pm
OCAD University's Contemporary Art, Design and New Media History Graduate Student Conference. Location, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, December 7, 2017

Location, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

Pop Culture in/as Speculative Resistance

updated: 
Friday, December 22, 2017 - 6:48am
The Pop Culture Consortium, Wayne State University
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 1, 2018

Update (12/22/17): We are extending the deadline of this call for papers! Please submit your proposal by January 1st, 2018 for consideration. We also wanted to add that we now have four confirmed members for a "diversity in comics" roundtable: Saladin Ahmed (author of Marvel's Black Bolt), Andre Batts (independent comic producer of Dreadlocks, owner/operator of the Motor City Black Age of Comics Convention), Dr. Matt Yockey (Associate Professor of Film at University of Toledo, editor of Make Ours Marvel: Media Convergence and a Comics Universe), and Dan Merritt (owner of Green Brain Comics, Dearborn, MI). 

Sinister Wisdom’s DUMP TRUMP! ISSUE

updated: 
Wednesday, November 8, 2017 - 12:08pm
Siniste Wisdom
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, January 31, 2018

Sinister Wisdom’s DUMP TRUMP! ISSUE 

David Foster Wallace Conference of Contemporary Literature and Culture

updated: 
Wednesday, November 8, 2017 - 12:08pm
Ryan Edel - DFW Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, December 11, 2017

The Fifth Annual David Foster Wallace Conference

on Contemporary Literature and Culture, June 7-9, 2018

 

The Fifth Annual David Foster Wallace Conference on Contemporary Literature and Culture will be held at Illinois State University, June 7-9, 2018. The conference invites both critical scholarship and creative writing.  Papers and panels should focus on literary works published since the 1950s and/or in the works of David Foster Wallace. Creative writing proposals in all genres are welcome.

Proposals are due by December 11, 2017.

 

Critical Papers  and Panels

Washington Irving Society (ALA 2018)

updated: 
Friday, November 3, 2017 - 3:23pm
Washington Irving Society
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 15, 2018

CFP: Early American Literature and Food Culture (ALA 2018)

The Washington Irving Society invites proposals connecting Irving and his contemporaries with food culture studies for the ALA Conference in San Francisco, May 24-27, 2018.  Possible topics include (but are not limited to) the history of particular foods, the politics of the kitchen, agricultural practices, cross-cultural food encounters, mealtime rituals, hunger, or overconsumption as represented in early American literature.  All critical frameworks are welcome.  Please send an abstract of no more than 200 words plus a short CV to skeck@stlawu.edu by January 15, 2018.

 

CFP: Christmas Traditions in American Literature (ALA 2018)

Nationalism and Apocalypse, Now and Then

updated: 
Friday, November 3, 2017 - 4:58pm
University of Wisconsin-Madison English Graduate Student Association
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 15, 2017

Madison Graduate Conference on English Language & Literature 2018

Nationalism and Apocalypse, Now and Then

 

February 23-24, 2018

 

The University of Wisconsin-Madison

Madison, WI

 

Keynote Speaker: Prof. Colin Dayan, Vanderbilt University

 

 

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