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CFP: Scholarly Communications and Higher Education

CFP: Scholarly Communications and Higher Education

Posted by Paula Clemente Vega on 2021-05-21

Open Library of Humanities Journal Special Collection: Call for ArticlesScholarly Communications and Higher EducationThe meta-reflexive study of scholarly communications and higher education in the digital age has long been of vital importance. This special collection gathers articles at the OLH journal on this topic.The special collection welcomes both empirical and theoretical contributions in [...]

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CFP: The Pathological Body: European Literary and Cultural Perspectives in the Age of Modern Medicine / Deadline: 15 September, 2021

CFP: The Pathological Body: European Literary and Cultural Perspectives in the Age of Modern Medicine / Deadline: 15 September, 2021

Posted by Paula Clemente Vega on 2021-05-11

Open Library of Humanities Journal Special Collection: Call for ArticlesThe Pathological Body: European Literary and Cultural Perspectives in the Age of Modern MedicineSince the birth of modern medicine in nineteenth-century Europe, its authority and influence has profoundly shaped society. Medical institutions in Paris, Vienna, and Berlin identified new forms of pathology, with ‘illnesses’ such [...]

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CFP: Binary Modernisms: Re/Appropriations of Modernist Art in the Digital Age / Deadline: 14 March, 2021

CFP: Binary Modernisms: Re/Appropriations of Modernist Art in the Digital Age / Deadline: 14 March, 2021

Posted by Paula Clemente Vega on 2021-01-26

Open Library of Humanities Journal Special Collection: Call for ArticlesBinary Modernisms: Re/Appropriations of Modernist Art in the Digital AgeBinary Modernisms addresses the convergence of modernism and digital technologies in their disruption of traditional methods of art creation. Drawing on existing discussions of early 20th-century modernism’s disturbance of traditional cultural forms and [...]

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CFP: Representing Classical Music in the Twenty-First Century / Deadline: 30 April, 2020

CFP: Representing Classical Music in the Twenty-First Century / Deadline: 30 April, 2020

Posted by Paula Clemente Vega on 2019-11-18

OLH Journal Special Collection: Representing Classical Music in the Twenty-First Century Guest Edited by Dr. Adrian Curtin (University of Exeter) and Dr. Adam Whittaker (Royal Birmingham Conservatoire)Questions concerning representation are currently at the forefront of public and scholarly debate about classical music. What, and whom, does classical music represent in the twenty-first [...]

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CFP - C21 Special Issue: “Surveilling the Body: Ableism and Anglophone Literature” / Deadline: 1 May 2019.

CFP - C21 Special Issue: “Surveilling the Body: Ableism and Anglophone Literature” / Deadline: 1 May 2019.

Posted by Paula Clemente Vega on 2019-02-11

Call for Papers - C21 Literature: Journal of 21st-Century WritingsSpecial Issue: “Surveilling the Body: Ableism and Anglophone Literature” Guest Edited by Dr Susan Flynn and Dr Antonia MackaySurveillance Studies has made a substantial contribution to interrogations of human rights offences by helping to document instances of discrimination in recent times. Indeed, examinations of the [...]

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CFP: Waste - Papers on Disposability, Decay, and Depletion

CFP: Waste - Papers on Disposability, Decay, and Depletion

Posted by Paula Clemente Vega on 2019-01-07

Waste, whether municipal, hazardous, biomedical, or contaminate, is receiving increasing attention both academically and politically. A drive for improved education around waste management is visible at national and community levels, while the media is brim-full of reports that shed light onto the complex global challenges of pollution, toxicity and ongoing environmental damage. ‘Disposable [...]

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CFP: The Working-Class Avant-Garde / Deadline: 28 April, 2019

CFP: The Working-Class Avant-Garde / Deadline: 28 April, 2019

Posted by Paula Clemente Vega on 2018-12-06

The avant-garde is often conceived to be the domain of the elite – those with the financial backing, education, and networks to succeed in this competitive arena. Indeed, studies such as John Carey’s divisive text, Intellectuals and the Masses, have understood the high intellectualism of the twentieth-century avant-garde to have developed in response to the improved education of the mass [...]

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CFP: Utopia, Now! / Abstract Deadline: 2 May, 2017

CFP: Utopia, Now! / Abstract Deadline: 2 May, 2017

Posted by Martin Paul Eve on 2017-04-10

Utopia, Now! Chelsea College of Arts, 29th-31st August 2017 The sixth and final symposium of the Imaginaries of the Future Leverhulme International Research Network   “We are now faced with the fact that tomorrow is today. We are confronted with the fierce urgency of now.” – Martin Luther King “We live in capitalism, its power seems inescapable – but then, so did the [...]

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CFP: Waste: A Symposium, Papers on Disposability, Decay, and Depletion / Abstract Deadline: 1 May 2017

CFP: Waste: A Symposium, Papers on Disposability, Decay, and Depletion / Abstract Deadline: 1 May 2017

Posted by Martin Paul Eve on 2017-04-10

CFP: Waste: A Symposium, Papers on Disposability, Decay, and Depletion Birkbeck, University of London, 21 September 2017 A one-day event to be held at Birkbeck College, University of London, on 21 September 2017.   Confirmed keynote speakers: Professor Esther Leslie (Birkbeck, University of London) Dr Leo Mellor (University of Cambridge) Dr Rachele Dini (UCL / [...]

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CFP: Pride Revisited: Cinema, Activism and Re-Activation / Abstract Deadline: 31 May, 2017

CFP: Pride Revisited: Cinema, Activism and Re-Activation / Abstract Deadline: 31 May, 2017

Posted by Martin Paul Eve on 2017-03-27

Following the success of the symposium PRIDE and its Precursors: Political Mimesis, Nostalgic Dissidence and Popular Film, held at the Birkbeck Institute for the Moving Image in December 2015, we invite submissions for an Open Library of Humanities journal special collection on Pride, the LGBTQ and coalfield cinema that preceded, influenced and coincided with it, and the diverse forms [...]

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CFP: Remaking Collections / Abstract Deadline: 15 May, 2017

CFP: Remaking Collections / Abstract Deadline: 15 May, 2017

Posted by Martin Paul Eve on 2017-03-20

Image adapted from Tim Sherratt’s project Open With Exceptions (2016). Used with permission. In recent decades cultural and collecting institutions have digitised their collections en masse. These digital collections are vast, diverse and dispersed, challenging traditional modes of management, access and engagement; but they also constitute an immense cultural resource. [...]

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CFP: #Agreement20 / Deadline: 1 June, 2018

CFP: #Agreement20 / Deadline: 1 June, 2018

Posted by Martin Paul Eve on 2017-02-28

April 2018 will see the 20th Anniversary of the Good Friday/Belfast Agreement, the central protections of which are currently under threat from the Brexit negotiations, special elections and the RHI Scandal. This special issue will discuss the impact and legacy of this Agreement on social, political and cultural life in Northern Ireland. The Agreement has proven strangely resilient. It [...]

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CFP: Utopia After the Human / Deadline: 23 January, 2017

CFP: Utopia After the Human / Deadline: 23 January, 2017

Posted by Martin Paul Eve on 2016-11-30

We’re delighted to announce the call for contributions for our fifth symposium, Utopia After the Human, to be held at Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, from the 11-12th April 2017. It is free to attend and bursaries are available. Read on for more details… (this call is available as a.pdf) Call for Contributions What subjectivities exist within, against and beyond [...]

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CFP: New Approaches to Medieval Water Studies / Deadline: 31 May, 2017

CFP: New Approaches to Medieval Water Studies / Deadline: 31 May, 2017

Posted by Martin Paul Eve on 2016-09-30

Recent scholarship in water studies has generated several germane streams of new methodological approaches, each relevant to medieval history. This OLH Special Collection will showcase the state of the field for medieval water studies, tease out its salient themes, and demonstrate possible futures for the field. In the last decade, new attention has been paid to the role of water as [...]

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CFP: Protest and Resistance in Ukrainian Literature / Deadline: 31 May, 2017

CFP: Protest and Resistance in Ukrainian Literature / Deadline: 31 May, 2017

Posted by Martin Paul Eve on 2016-09-26

The social and political history of Ukraine in the last decades has been heavily influenced, and at times dominated, by acts of protest and resistance. As publicly enacted or cultural evocations of struggle, these acts, such as the Orange revolution and Euromaidan protests taking place in 2004-2005 and 2013-2014 respectively, have spurred pro-Western democratic change. These expressions [...]

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