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Henry James and the Art of Persistence-MLA Jan 7-10-2021

updated: 
Monday, January 27, 2020 - 4:18pm
The Henry James Society/MLA convention
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, March 15, 2020

In James’s fiction and in his life, what sustains his faith and practice as an artist and a citizen? What role does community play in his lifelong prodigious productivity and engagement?

How to Do History and Philosophy of Science with Hans Blumenberg?

updated: 
Monday, January 27, 2020 - 4:38pm
Zentrum für Kulturwissenschaftliche Forschung Lübeck
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, February 29, 2020

Call for Papers  for a conference, October 23 to 25, 2020, 

at the Zentrum für Kulturwissenschaftliche Forschung Lübeck, Germany

 

Heaven and Nature

updated: 
Wednesday, August 19, 2020 - 10:03am
Christian Literary Studies Group
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, June 30, 2020

Virtual conference on Saturday 7 November, 2020
at Corpus Christi College, Oxford, with Zoom.

Humankind has ever been impressed by, and formed by, the natural world. The world’s beginning and end are a subject in numerous narratives. Ecocriticism addresses large scale concerns about anthropocene changes. In literary tradition there is a multiplicity of understandings, while Biblical religion has stated that God made both heaven and earth. 

Six papers contributed by scholars from the UK, France, Canada, the USA, Poland and Australia will be distributed and then discussed in the video conference on 7 November 2020.  The CLSG interest is in exploring Christian and Biblical themes in Literature.

JOSF Special Issue on Environmental Science Fiction

updated: 
Monday, January 27, 2020 - 4:17pm
MOSF Journal of Science Fiction
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, March 1, 2020

UPCOMING DEADLINE

The MOSF Journal of Science Fiction is accepting submissions for a special issue on environmental studies and science fiction to be released in the summer of 2020. 

Human mobility and cultural identities through history. Migration, Inspiration, Transformation

updated: 
Tuesday, February 4, 2020 - 6:11pm
International Centre for Studies of Arts and Humanities (ICSAH)
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, April 30, 2020

We are pleased to invite you to the 4th International Conference on Arts and Humanities, organized by the International Centre for Studies of Arts and Humanities (ICSAH) and the Dante Alighieri Society of Nicosia in cooperation with Larnaca Minicipality and the Pontificia Università Salesiana. After the success of the past events, shaped by a fruitful exchange of ideas, this year our aim is explore the topic of human migration and its consequences in creating cultures and transforming identities. The conference is to be held in 26th-29th May 2020 in Larnaca, Cyprus.

Culture and Anarchy. Reading Matthew Arnold Today II

updated: 
Monday, January 27, 2020 - 4:38pm
Jorge Bastos da Silva / University of Porto
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, March 15, 2020

Culture and Anarchy. Reading Matthew Arnold Today II

An international conference

Faculty of Arts and Humanities, University of Porto, 28-29 May 2020

Confirmed keynote speakers
Professor Stephen Prickett (Regius Professor Emeritus at the University of Glasgow, Honorary Professor at the University of Kent)
Professor Laurel Brake (Professor Emerita, Birkbeck College, University of London)

Race, Time and Temporality

updated: 
Wednesday, March 25, 2020 - 7:56pm
Association for the Study of the Arts of the Present (ASAP)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, April 24, 2020

Call for Papers:

This panel seeks presentations about racial identity/experience and time in modern and contemporary literature, visual-art, and performance cultures, broadly and imaginatively conceived. We are especially interested in papers about irregular conceptions of racialized/black time, such as those that draw on ideas of absurdity or abstractionism to discuss race as it relates to time and phenomenological inquiry, the staging of temporal stasis or acceleration, and questions of audience and presentness, duration, or movement. We welcome presentations about African American expressive practices, but also those that focus on works by artists belonging to other racialized communities.

DEADLINE EXTENDED! The Optics of Excess: How the Body Knows

updated: 
Friday, February 7, 2020 - 7:55pm
Visual Culture @ Wayne State University
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, February 10, 2020

The Optics of Excess: How the Body Knows

Scholars across the humanities have embraced affect theory as a productive avenue for examining aesthetic expressions of feeling, especially those that unfold outside of or beyond representation. In doing so, many have worked to distinguish “affect” from “emotion”: Brian Massumi privileges the former as uniquely able to account for that which escapes “performed action and ascribed meaning.” This conference, however, seeks to investigate affect’s alternate and often neglected theoretical counterparts: feeling and emotion.

Social Media

updated: 
Monday, January 27, 2020 - 4:37pm
Variations - Journal of Comparative Literature
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, February 16, 2020

Call for Papers

 

 social media / Soziale Medien / réseaux sociaux

 

 

Narrative Architectures. Bodies, Spaces, Technologies in Contemporary Media Experience

updated: 
Monday, March 23, 2020 - 8:53am
Imago. Studi di cinema e media
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, April 5, 2020

EXTENDED DEADLINE: April 5, 2020

Media have always been able to configure our sense of space. However, in recent years, technological development—which tends to affect the relationship between the individual and the environment more and more deeply—has been radically intensifying this process. More particularly, the spatial dimension has assumed a role of increasing importance in determining the subject’s activity and agency.

Final Reminder: First Book Institute Applications Due by Feb. 10 (Hard Deadline)

updated: 
Monday, January 27, 2020 - 4:17pm
Center for American Literary Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, February 10, 2020

Announcing  

The 2020 First Book Institute

May 31-June 6, 2020

Hosted by the Center for American Literary Studies (CALS) at Pennsylvania State University

Co-Directors

Sean X. Goudie, Director of the Center for American Literary Studies and Winner of the MLA Prize for a First Book

Priscilla Wald, R. Florence Brinkley Professor of English and Women’s Studies, Duke University, and Co-Editor of American Literature

Margaret Atwood Studies Journal

updated: 
Monday, January 27, 2020 - 4:16pm
Margaret Atwood Society
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, October 1, 2020

The Margaret Atwood Studies Journal always invites submissions (from both members and nonmembers of the Society alike). Essays submitted must be the original work of the author(s) and neither published nor under consideration for publication elsewhere. Essays should be focused primarily on the work of Margaret Atwood, between 2,500 and 6,250 words, double-spaced, written in grammatical English, and documented following the conventions outlined in the latest MLA Handbook. Please include an abstract. To facilitate blind review, submissions should include a cover sheet with contact information and include no references to authorship in the essay. There is no hard submission deadline; we take submissions on a rolling basis.

Political Imaginaries of Small Cinemas and Cultures

updated: 
Saturday, May 30, 2020 - 11:03am
Claudiu Turcus
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, June 25, 2020

11th International Conference

Political Imaginaries of Small Cinemas and Cultures

Babeș-Bolyai University, Cluj-Napoca, Romania

September 11-12, 2020

 

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