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Human Rights, Technology and Culture

updated: 
Wednesday, March 15, 2023 - 3:26pm
MLA
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 17, 2023

Technology can both protect and violate human rights. How does such paradox inform imperialism, and appear in the post-9/11 cultural representations including film, literature, music, and visual arts? Email 300 words abstract with bios.

Deadline for submissions: Friday, 17 March 2023

Muhammad Waqar Azeem, Binghamton U, SU of New York (mazeem1@binghamton.edu )

 

This CFP is posted on MLA Website here: https://mla.confex.com/mla/2024/webprogrampreliminary/Paper23490.html

LCH Julien Mezey Dissertation Award 2023

updated: 
Wednesday, March 15, 2023 - 3:27pm
Association for the Study of Law, Culture and the Humanities
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, April 14, 2023

The Association for the Study of Law, Culture and the Humanities invites submissions for the Julien Mezey Dissertation Award. This annual prize is awarded to the dissertation that most promises to enrich and advance interdisciplinary scholarship at the intersection of law, culture and the humanities.

Applicants eligible for the 2023 award must have defended their dissertations successfully between March 2022 and March 2023.

The Association will cover the Mezey Prize winner’s travel and lodging costs to the annual meeting.

Applications for the 2023 award must be received on or before April 14, 2023.

Each applicant must submit the following:

Insecure Ecologies: Resource Exploitation in Postcolonial Ecospheres

updated: 
Sunday, June 18, 2023 - 10:35pm
South Atlantic Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, July 31, 2023

EXTENDED DEADLINE

The climate crisis posits a major threat to the anthropocene regardless of geopolitical boundaries. However, Eurocentric discourses seldom acknowledge the resource exploitation that fuels climate change. This panel seeks to explore works of literature that highlight such instances of resource exploitation in the postcolony vis-à-vis the ideas of security and insecurity in the times of an emergent climate crisis. With a special focus on the specters of neocolonialism that threaten the security of postcolonial ecospheres, this panel seeks to decolonize the discourses of climate change that refuse to address the role played by Western ideology and capital in the rendering insecure of ecologies in the postcolony.  

 

PAPER TRAILS: Post-industrial histories, technical memories and art practices

updated: 
Wednesday, March 15, 2023 - 3:38pm
TECHN&ART and EDHEA
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, May 5, 2023

The PAPER TRAILS project has secured the edition of an issue of the journal Ge-conservación (https://ojs3.ge-iic.com/index.php/revista) to be published in 2023 under the title PAPER TRAILS: Post-industrial histories, technical memories and art practices. The volume will be edited by Federica Martini, Renata Barbosa, Herminia Sol and Ricardo Triães and will have a Scientific Committee external to the journal that will evaluate the articles following a blind-review process.

 

CALL FOR ARTICLES

PERSONAL PERSPECTIVE AND ESSAYISTIC FORM IN NONFICTION FILM AND ART

updated: 
Thursday, March 16, 2023 - 9:47pm
International Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, May 21, 2023

Abstract/Panel submission deadline: May 21, 2023.

Conference dates: September 22-23, 2023.

Venue: Film and media space “Planeta“, A. Goštauto str. 2, Vilnius

Mode of participation: In person only

Conference language: English

Organizers:

Vilnius Academy of Arts

Lithuanian Cultural Research Institute

Vilnius International Documentary Film Festival

Partner: International Network for Small Cinemas

 

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS

Dr. Laura Rascaroli, Professor, University College Cork

Victorians Journal Special Issue: Hospitality

updated: 
Wednesday, March 15, 2023 - 3:32pm
Victorians Journal
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, May 15, 2023

Victorians Journal announces a special topics CFP on Victorian Hospitality for our Winter 2023 number, guest edited by Kristen Pond.

 Victorians Journal CFP Winter Issue 2023

2nd annual Sturgeon Symposium

updated: 
Wednesday, March 15, 2023 - 3:43pm
Gunn Center for the Study of SF, University of Kansas
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, April 17, 2023

The J. Wayne and Elsie M. Gunn Center for the Study of Science Fiction is excited to announce our 2nd Annual Sturgeon Symposium (Wed. 9/28 – Fri. 9/30/2023), celebrating the 30th anniversary of Octavia Butler's groundbreaking novel, The Parable of the Sower. As KU's choice for the 2023 Common Book program, this novel is a powerful inspiration for our Symposium's theme, "Fantastic Worlds, Fraught Futures."   

Praxis, Joy, and Sorrow

updated: 
Thursday, March 16, 2023 - 9:47pm
Modern Language Association, HEP Part-time and Contingent Faculty Issues Forum
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, March 20, 2023

Inspired by Nannie Helen Burroughs, this roundtable conversation will center on the precarity of educators working at the intersections of race, class, and gender, more importantly, the lessons faculty can learn from innovative educational praxis.

"The monstrous mother: images of unexpected evil" - CFP for an edited volume

updated: 
Thursday, March 16, 2023 - 9:49pm
Anna Chiara Corradino, Alessandro Grilli, Sofia Torre
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, April 30, 2023

The monstrous mother: images of unexpected evil (Edited Volume)

Editors: Anna Chiara Corradino; Alessandro Grilli; Sofia Torre

The monstrous mother, a peculiar subset of the ‘monstrous feminine’ (Creed 1993), is a recurring figure in cultural representation – in mythology, literature and the arts. Its multifaceted profile symbolizes the dangers and anxieties associated with motherhood and the maternal. 

MUSLIM WOMEN’S POPULAR FICTION INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE – 5-9 SEPTEMBER 2023

updated: 
Wednesday, March 15, 2023 - 3:42pm
University of Birmingham (UK)
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, April 16, 2023

MUSLIM WOMEN’S POPULAR FICTION INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE – 5-9 SEPTEMBER 2023

Muslim Women’s Popular Fiction AHRC Research Network International Conference

Birmingham, UK, 5-9 September 2023

Free to attend for all speakers and attendees.

Keynote speakers

Professor Claire Chambers

Dr Rehana Ahmed

In the twenty-first century, readers, publishers, and booksellers have noted a surge in popularity of genre works written by Muslim women, particularly in the Anglosphere. From the detective novels of Ausma Zehanat Khan to G. Willow Wilson’s fantasy fiction, Ayisha Malik’s romantic fiction to graphic novels by Marjane Satrapi – Muslim women authors are embracing popular fiction forms and genres.

Borders in the English-speaking world: Mapping and Countermapping

updated: 
Thursday, March 16, 2023 - 9:52pm
University of Strasbourg, SEARCH research group
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, May 1, 2023

Borders in the English-Speaking World: Mapping and Countermapping

 

International conference organized by UR SEARCH

9-10 October 2023

University of Strasbourg

 

Keynote speakers:

 

Ladan Niayesh (Université Paris Cité/LARCA)

Michael Darroch (York University) and Lee Rodney (University of Windsor) - The research-creation hub IN/TERMINUS

Donna Akrey and Taien Ng-Chan (Artists, Hamilton Perambulatory Unit)