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CfP: British Society for Literature and Science Symposium on Teaching

British Society for Literature and Science Symposium on Teaching http://www.bsls.ac.uk  University of Westminster, Regent Street, London – 8th November, 2014 CALL FOR PAPERS AND PARTICIPATION Literature and Science is currently gaining popularity amongst undergraduates, but opportunities for discussing how –[...]

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Nature and the Numinous in Mythopoeic Fantasy Literature (Sept. 2014)

About the Book About the Book This book makes connections between mythopoeic fantasy—works that engage the numinous—and the critical apparatuses of ecocriticism and posthumanism. Drawing from the ideas of Rudolf Otto in The Idea of the Holy, mythopoeic fantasy is a means of[...]

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CfP: Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association (PCA/ACA) Pulp Studies

CALL FOR PAPERS PULP STUDIES AREA Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association (PCA/ACA) National Conference April 1–4, 2015 New Orleans, LA Deadline for Abstracts is November 1, 2014 Pulp magazines were a series of mostly English-language, predominantly American, magazines printed on[...]

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CfP: Paradoxa “The Futures Industry”

Paradoxa: Call for Papers: “The Futures Industry” More than thirty years ago, Fredric Jameson suggested in “Progress versus Utopia” (1982) that, far from providing us with blueprints of the future, the function of science fiction was to dramatize our inability[...]

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CFP: Special Issue of Slayage on Firefly/Serenity

CFP: Special Issue of Slayage on Firefly/Serenity / Contact: Michael Goodrum & Philip Smith Dear Whedon Studies Association Members, Issue 13.1 of Slayage (Spring 2015) will be a special issue devoted entirely to Firefly/Serenity. It will be guest-edited by Michael Goodrum and Philip Smith, editors of the[...]

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CFP Steampunk Femininity: Recasting the Angel in the House (Sept. 10 2014)

NEMLA 2015 full name / name of organization:  Chamutal Noimann – BMCC City University of New York contact email:  cnoimann@bmcc.cuny.edu We seek proposals for an approved panel for the 2015 NEMLA conference in Toronto. Through consistent creation of powerful female[...]

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CFP: ACIS New England Regional, Nov. 21-22, Wheaton College

2014 New England Regional Meeting American Conference for Irish Studies November 21-22 at Wheaton College, MA Submissions due August 31, 2014 to neacis2014@gmail.com  Beyond the Pale: Alienation, Sites of Resistance, and Modern Ireland   The 2014 NEACIS (New England Region of[...]

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CfP: FAU Comparative Studies Student Association Conference

Focusing on the Post(-): An Interdisciplinary Perspective October 24-25, 2014 Florida Atlantic University Boca Raton, Florida   The focus of this conference is on what it means to be post-, post, or Post, or whether anyone, any place, or indeed[...]

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CfP: Joss Whedon’s Comics

With dozens of nonfiction books on Joss Whedon’s works from Buffy toAvengers, one critical area has been ignored: Whedon’s comics. In fact, he’s written several series for Marvel and DC, along with independents and the many issues of Angel, Buffy, and Serenity[...]

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CfP: ‘Rethinking Early Photography’

Call for papers – ‘Rethinking Early Photography’: 16th-17th June 2015, University of Lincoln Keynotes: Kate Flint, Lindsay Smith, Kelley Wilder Attitudes to photography have undergone a radical shift in recent times. Partly in response to these contemporary changes, historians, curators[...]

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