6 December 2018
CFP: The Working-Class Avant-Garde / Deadline: 28 April, 2019
Posted by Paula Clemente Vega
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 twenti…
10 April 2017
CFP: Utopia, Now! / Abstract Deadline: 2 May, 2017
Posted by Martin Paul Eve
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.…
10 April 2017
CFP: Waste: A Symposium, Papers on Disposability, Decay, and Depletion / Abstract Deadline: 1 May 2017
Posted by Martin Paul Eve
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 (Birkbe…
27 March 2017
CFP: Pride Revisited: Cinema, Activism and Re-Activation / Abstract Deadline: 31 May, 2017
Posted by Martin Paul Eve
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…
20 March 2017
CFP: Remaking Collections / Abstract Deadline: 15 May, 2017
Posted by Martin Paul Eve
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…
28 February 2017
CFP: #Agreement20 / Deadline: 1 June, 2018
Posted by Martin Paul Eve
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…
30 November 2016
CFP: Utopia After the Human / Deadline: 23 January, 2017
Posted by Martin Paul Eve
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 …
30 September 2016
CFP: New Approaches to Medieval Water Studies / Deadline: 31 May, 2017
Posted by Martin Paul Eve
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 possibl…
26 September 2016
CFP: Protest and Resistance in Ukrainian Literature / Deadline: 31 May, 2017
Posted by Martin Paul Eve
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…
19 September 2016
CFP: Postcolonial Perspectives in Game Studies / Abstract Deadline: 15 December, 2016
Posted by Martin Paul Eve
Since the first key publications in the nineties on videogames research in Humanities and Social Sciences contexts, the field of Game Studies has become an established platform for discussion and debate on how games contribute to our cultural, social and aesthetic experiences. Game Studie…
6 September 2016
C21 Literature CFP: The Literature of the Anthropocene / Deadline: 31 October, 2017
Posted by Martin Paul Eve
One of our OLH journals, C21 Literature: Journal of 21st-Century Writings, has recently publicised a Call for Articles for a special issue on "The Literature of the Anthropocene." Below is the full information for the CFP, which was originally posted here.  The concept of the A…
26 August 2016
CFP: Station Eleven and Twenty-First-Century Writing / Deadline: 30 April, 2017
Posted by Martin Paul Eve
Featured image by Nathan Burton. Reproduced with the artist's permission. Since its publication in 2014, Canadian author Emily St John Mandel’s Station Eleven has attracted enthusiastic critical responses. This post-apocalyptic novel won an Arthur C. Clarke Award for Science Fiction…