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Prosperity Fashion

updated: 
Monday, June 24, 2024 - 1:46pm
Università degli Studi di Firenze
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, July 30, 2024

The fashion system has been questioning for years how to decrease its negative impact on the environment and people, trying to improve individual elements: from natural, organic or recycled materials to zero-waste design methodologies, from slower production processes to socially responsible actions, from development of local supply chains to inclusive communication campaigns, from blockchain traceability of products to more reliable trend forecasts through artificial intelligence, from social engagement to large scale regulation. Thanks to the contribution of researchers, practitioners, and activists, a new awareness in civil society about the finite nature of materials and resources has been achieved, and the

Enfreakment in (Transnational) North American Culture

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Monday, June 24, 2024 - 1:44pm
American Studies Leipzig
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, July 28, 2024

Conference at Leipzig University, Germany
Institute for American Studies

22-23 May 2025

Organizers: Katja Kanzler, Ella Ernst, Laura Pröger, Anna Gaidash, Annika Schadewaldt, Stefan Schubert

Changing Policies, Transforming Audiences and Work Practices In-flux

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Friday, June 21, 2024 - 5:57pm
Industry Program of the Zagreb Film Festival (ZFF)
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, July 15, 2024

15th Annual International Small Cinemas Conference:
Changing Policies, Transforming Audiences and Work Practices In-flux
November 5-7, 2024
Zagreb, Croatia

 

The 15th Annual International Small Cinemas Conference is organized by the Department for Culture and Communication, Institute for Development, and International Relations (IRMO), Zagreb, Croatia, in partnership with the Industry Program of the Zagreb Film Festival (ZFF).

Keynote lecturer: Katharine Sarikakis, University of Vienna

 

Conference theme:

CFP LAST CALL Extended Deadline: 121st Annual PAMLA Conference (Palm Springs, CA) – November 7-10, 2024

updated: 
Thursday, June 20, 2024 - 3:43pm
Craig Svonkin / Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, July 15, 2024

The PAMLA 2024 Conference will be held at the Margaritaville Resort in Palm Springs, California (formerly the Riviera Resort, a favorite hangout of Sinatra, Dean Martin, Sammy Davis Jr., and other Hollywood and musical stars) between Thursday, November 7 and Sunday, November 10, 2024 (yes, you are correct: we have moved the conference back one week from its initially-scheduled weekend).

The 2024 PAMLA Conference is being held entirely in-person. We won’t be having any virtual or hybrid sessions or papers.

Deadline Extended-Request for Papers: Romance Area - NEPCA Hybrid Fall Conference 2024

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Saturday, June 15, 2024 - 8:22pm
Northeast Popular Culture Association
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, July 1, 2024

The Northeast Popular Culture Association (NEPCA) Romance and Popular Romance Fiction Area invites submissions for NEPCA’s annual conference to be held online October 3 – 5, 2024, and in person at Nichols College, MA. Virtual sessions will take place on Thursday evening and Friday morning via Zoom. In-person sessions will take place on Friday evening and Saturday morning via Zoom.

Sixteenth International Robert Graves Conference

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Saturday, June 15, 2024 - 11:54am
Robert Graves Society
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, July 12, 2024

Extended Call for Papers: Sixteenth International Robert Graves Conference (deadline 12 July)

Organised by the Robert Graves Society with St John’s College Oxford, Sheffield Hallam University and the Fundació Robert Graves

Keynote speakers include Jean Moorcroft Wilson and Patrick McGuinness. With poetry readings to include David Harsent and Sean O'Brien.

Plans are becoming advanced for the Sixteenth International Robert Graves Conference, to be held at St John’s College, Oxford, 15-18 September 2024. The theme of the conference will be ‘Robert Graves and the Popular Imagination’.

CfP: Sensing Euphoric and Dysphoric Atmospheres

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Saturday, June 15, 2024 - 9:28am
Journal of Festival Culture Inquiry and Analysis
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, March 20, 2025

 Call for Journal Articles Now Open  Sensing Euphoric and Dysphoric Atmospheres (Volume 4) Following our symposium, we invite authors to submit papers for publication consideration. 

 

Our fifth annual online event addressed the theme of ‘sensing euphoric and dysphoric atmospheres’ in festive, celebratory, and ritual cultures. Taking an embodied perspective, we seek journal articles that focus on the role of corporeal perception in making sense of lived experience.

What Matters in Contemporary Anglophone Cultures

updated: 
Thursday, June 13, 2024 - 2:47am
University Paul-Valery - Montpellier 3
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, November 8, 2024

Call for papers

 

Who/What Counts

“What Matters” is an invitation to rethink the weight of habits, established structures and validated categories. Arguing that someone/something counts goes against economic/budgetary/financial accounting, which is typically the work of a dominant power that keeps precise accounts, compiling or capitalising, trying to contain or control. What matters is an invitation to give an account of what does not seem to count, what is unthought of or invisible (Fricker 2007, Le Blanc 2009).

Snake Sisters in Literature and Film

updated: 
Tuesday, June 11, 2024 - 3:31pm
96th SAMLA (South Atlantic Modern Language Association) Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, June 25, 2024

Although a monster with a head of swarming snakes, Medusa has been firmly embraced as a snake sister by more women. In her 1975 essay “The Laugh of the Medusa,” Hélène Cixous pioneeringly urges women to re-visit their mythological snake sister - Medusa - who has long been (mis)construed as ugly and sinful. Cixous writes, "You only have to look at the Medusa straight on to see her. And she’s not deadly. She’s beautiful and she’s laughing” (885). In current feminist terms, Medusa is often read sympathetically: “The ugliness she first experienced as an unjust punishment” is transformed into her greatest strength she “learned to use as a weapon” (Zimmerman 3).

Technology and Film Labour: Crafting the Look of the Film

updated: 
Tuesday, June 11, 2024 - 3:28pm
The Centre for Creative Technologies, University of Galway
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, October 17, 2024

The Centre for Creative Technologies, University of Galway
May 22nd and 23rd 2025

Technology and Film Labour: Crafting the Look of the Film
Investigating the impacts of technological change on below the line film labour.

Recent technological developments such as the widespread adoption of virtual production processes and the use of generative AI have had a transformative effect on film production workflows and below the line film craft. The relationships between production departments as well as the roles and functions of cinematography, production design, sound design costume, location and visual effects have all been affected by technological change.

Nightmares from the Past, Visions of the Future: Alternative Futurism & Comics

updated: 
Tuesday, June 11, 2024 - 3:27pm
ICLA Research Committee on Comics Studies and Graphic Narrative
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, June 30, 2024

"Framing the Unreal: Exploring Graphic/Visual Science Fiction and Fantasy"

ICLA Research Committee  on Comics Studies  and Graphic Narrative 20th Anniversary Conference

Ca' Foscari University of Venice, Italy - November 11-15, 2024

https://www.comics-studies.com/events/sff2024

 

Call for Papers

Panel #9: "Nightmares from the Past, Visions of the Future: Alternative Futurism & Comics"

Aphra Behn on the Move

updated: 
Tuesday, June 11, 2024 - 3:27pm
Sorbonne Université/ Sorbonne Nouvelle/ Université Paris-Cité
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, September 15, 2024

Date and Location: 19-20 June 2025, Paris, France

 

Keynote Speakers: Claire BOWDITCH, Loughborough University, UK, Elaine HOBBY, Loughborough University, UK, Leah ORR, University of Louisiana, USA

 

With a new edition of Aphra Behn’s works on the go, and as Canterbury prepares to erect a statue in her honour, the moment seems ideal to re-examine Behn’s place and her work in criticism and in the collective imagination. Challenging the image of Behn as loyal to a conservative Tory imagination, this conference aims to emphasize movement, mobility, decentering, and innovation in her oeuvre.

 

CFP: Natural Language Processing for Digital Humanities NLP4DH @ EMNLP 2024

updated: 
Tuesday, June 11, 2024 - 3:27pm
Mika Hämäläinen
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, September 1, 2024

The 4th International Conference on Natural Language Processing for Digital Humanities will co-locate with EMNLP in Miami, USA!

 

The proceedings will be published in the ACL anthology. The event will take place on November 15-16 2024.

 

https://www.nlp4dh.com/nlp4dh-2024 

 

Submission deadline: September 1, 2024

 

The focus of NLP4DH is on applying natural language processing techniques to digital humanities research. The topics can be anything of digital humanities interest with a natural language processing or generation aspect. A list of suitable NLP4DH topics include but are not limited to:

EXTENDED DEADLINE: Sports Area - NEPCA Hybrid Fall Conference 2024

updated: 
Tuesday, June 11, 2024 - 11:49am
Northeast Popular Culture Association
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, July 1, 2024

The Northeast Popular Culture Association (NEPCA) Sports Area invites submissions for NEPCA’s annual conference to be held online October 3 – 5, 2024, and in person at Nichols College, MA. Virtual sessions will take place on Thursday evening and Friday morning via Zoom. In-person sessions will take place on Friday evening and Saturday morning with broadcast via Zoom.

EXTENDED DEADLINE: “Bela Lugosi’s Dead” at 45: A Celebration of Goth Music and Subculture Conference

updated: 
Monday, June 10, 2024 - 11:46pm
Noah Gallego (California Polytechnic State University, Pomona) and Rachel Birke (University of California, Los Angeles)
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, July 11, 2024

NEW Deadline: Thursday, July 11, 2024 (Pete Murphy's B-Day!)

(Tentative) Conference Date(s): Friday August 16, 2024 

Format: Online (via Zoom, PST)

Abstract: 150 words + short biographical statement + time zone

Submit to: bld45conference@gmail.com

Contact for inquiries: Noah Gallego @noahrgallego@gmail.com, cc: Rachel Birke @ rbirk001@g.ucla.edu (Subject Line: BLD45 Conference)

"Undead, undead, undead"

Sustainability: Which Way Now?

updated: 
Saturday, June 8, 2024 - 5:24pm
Bhabani Shankar Nayak, London Metropolitan University, UK
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, August 26, 2024

Sustainability: Which Way Now?

 

Bhabani Shankar Nayak

Dr Samuel O Idowu

Dr Amr Khafagy

Background

Whither Integrative Humanities? Paths and Challenges

updated: 
Tuesday, June 4, 2024 - 11:28am
The Department of English Literature, The English and Foreign Languages University, Hyderabad. India
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, July 5, 2024

The Department of English Literature, The English and Foreign Languages University, Hyderabad, is organizing a three-day international conference entitled “Whither Integrative Humanities? Paths and Challenges” from 28th to 30th August, 2024.

Hard Bodies: Aesthetic, Materiality, and Mediality of Masculinity in American and European Art and Visual Culture, c. 1900 – today

updated: 
Tuesday, June 4, 2024 - 9:47am
Max Böhner (Humboldt-University of Berlin/University of Potsdam), Antje Krause-Wahl (Goethe University); Clara J. Lauffer (Goethe University); Simon Wendt (Goethe University)
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, July 15, 2024

Hard Bodies: Aesthetic, Materiality, and Mediality of Masculinity in American and European Art and Visual Culture, c. 1900 – today

Goethe-Universität Frankfurt a.M., Germany, 9th–11th January 2025

Deadline: 15th July, 2024

 

Description:

The hard body is omnipresent in contemporary culture. It evokes purity, whiteness, and resistance to cracking or contamination. It is the result of disciplined self-optimization (physical training, a strict diet, dietary supplements, and/or surgery) and part of the iconography of white supremacy. Contemporary artists only refer to the hard male body to destroy it – like Candice Lin in her installation A Hard White Body (2017). 

Queering Arcadia: the early modern pastoral across gender and genre (RSA Boston 2025)

updated: 
Monday, June 3, 2024 - 6:26am
Johann Paccou, Université Sorbonne Nouvelle (Paris), for Epistémè
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, July 10, 2024

In Richard Barnfield’s The Affectionate Shepheard (1594), the identity of the aptly-named Ganymede, who is gendered as a “boy,” appears to be labile in the eye of the poetic persona: “If thou wilt be my Boy, or else my Bride.” Such indefiniteness surrounding gender identity is typical of early modern English pastoral, which relies on classical precedents to idealise the life of enamoured shepherds in idyllic landscapes. Indefiniteness is also noticeable in the figure of the “amorous girl-boy” Ganymede in Thomas Lodge’s romance Rosalynde (1592), as well as in that of their Shakespearean counterpart in the pastoral comedy As You Like It (c. 1599).

International Conference on Interdisciplinary Dialogues

updated: 
Monday, June 3, 2024 - 12:30am
Chinmaya Vishwa Vidyapeeth (Deemed to be University)
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, June 15, 2024

3-Day International Conference on Interdisciplinary Dialogues (ICID-2024)

We are glad to invite you to present your research paper at the 3-Day International Conference on Interdisciplinary Dialogues (ICID-2024), organised by Chinmaya Vishwa Vidyapeeth (Deemed to be University), Kerala from 10th to 12th August 2024 in the online mode. This conference provides SIX MAJOR TRACKS to discuss the significance and scope of interdisciplinary research and provides opportunities for collaboration and networking with researchers from India and abroad.

11th International Biennial Conference on American Studies

updated: 
Sunday, June 2, 2024 - 7:17pm
Akaki Tsereteli State University
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, July 27, 2024

 

XI International Conference on American Studies

Akaki Tsereteli State University in Kutaisi, Georgia will host a two-day international biennial multidisciplinary conference on American studies. The conference is dedicated to the memory of Professor Vasil Kacharava, the former president of the Georgian Association for American Studies and one of the founding fathers of American Studies in Georgia. It is organized by Prof. Vakhtang Amaglobeli Center for American Studies at Akaki Tsereteli State University (ATSU), ATSU Foreign Affairs and Development Office and John Dos Passos Association of Georgia.

Ambedkar and Community: Minor Figurations and Comparative Mediations

updated: 
Sunday, June 2, 2024 - 7:14pm
Centre for Comparative Literature, University of Hyderabad
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, June 22, 2024

Singularly remembered for his influential role in authoring the Constitution of India, Ambedkar’s
thinking continues to provoke new thoughts on the normative orders of the social and the state.
However, foregrounding the centrality of “community” in understanding the social and the state,
this conference invites scholars to rethink Ambedkar as a paradigmatic figure—a writer and a
thinker—on community, understood as critical, even conflictual, constellations of affinities and
associations.
The idea of such a conference itself was an offshoot of conversations and contestations among a
few scholars of Humanities and Social Sciences in Hyderabad, working and worrying

Panel exploring the representations of motherhood in Canada for the in-person conference “Looking Back and Ahead: Exploring Uniquely Canadian Cultural Narratives” (University of Debrecen, Hungary, October 24-25, 2024)

updated: 
Sunday, June 2, 2024 - 7:11pm
Zsuzsanna Lénárt-Muszka, University of Debrecen
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, June 30, 2024

CFP: Panel exploring the representations of motherhood in Canada for the in-person conference “Looking Back and Ahead: Exploring Uniquely Canadian Cultural Narratives” (University of Debrecen, Hungary, October 24-25, 2024)

RSA 2025 Margaret Cavendish Society Sponsored Sessions CFP

updated: 
Sunday, June 2, 2024 - 7:02pm
The International Margaret Cavendish Society
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, July 29, 2024

The Margaret Cavendish Society will sponsor two or more sessions (panels or roundtables) at the Renaissance Society of America Annual Meeting in Boston, MA. The RSA conference in 2025 will be held jointly with the Shakespeare Assocation of America. 

Afrofuturism, Special Issue of Studies in American Culture

updated: 
Sunday, June 2, 2024 - 6:02pm
Studies in American Culture
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, July 3, 2024

As an aesthetic and cultural movement, Afrofuturism began with Mark Derry’s 1993 essay, “Black to the Future.” Derry poses a difficult question: “Can a community whose past has been deliberately rubbed out, and whose energies have subsequently been consumed by the search for legible traces of its history, imagine possible futures?” The clear answer is a resounding, “YES!” Not only can Black folk imagine possible futures, but they can also write, paint, and sculpt them into being. In this special issue we invite contributors to explore what these possible futures look like. How do Afrofuturist artists reimagine a world where Black folks can be/are free? What is the cost of such freedom? 

 

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