Call for Papers: Life, the Universe, & Everything 37

The Marion K. “Doc” Smith Symposium on Science Fiction and Fantasy is interested in collecting 40 minute papers for their 2019 conference. They are especially interested in papers in the following areas:

– Literary criticism/analysis of science fiction and fantasy and related literature (medieval, renaissance, mythology, magic realism, graphic novels, etc.)
– Science and technology (especially new or unusual)
– Serious analysis of science fiction and fantasy in cinema, television, radio, and other media
– Analysis of science fiction and fiction relating to poetry or theatre
– Critical analysis of the narrative, aesthetic, and thematic elements of science fiction and fantasy video games
– Mormon culture, literature, and society in relation to science fiction and fantasy

Submission must include the full paper. To submit, please send papers to LTUE—Academics, c/o Marny Park, 1063 JFSB, Provo, Utah 84602 or email electronic submissions as RTF files to marny_parkin@byu.edu. Include name, phone number, street address, and email address on cover sheet. Papers submitted without contact information will not be considered. Student papers welcome. Please see ltue.net for more information.

Papers must be submitted no later than October 1, 2018.

(*Accepted papers may be published in the Proceedings volume at a later date.)

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6th Contemporary Cultural Studies Conference 2018: Call for Papers

 

 Full Paper Submission Deadline:  31 July 2018
 Early Bird Registration Deadline:  24 August 2018
 Late Registration Deadline:  05 October 2018
 Conference Dates:  26 – 27 November 2018

Papers/topics dealing with Contemporary Cultural Studies including but not limited to:

  • Art Criticism
  • Art History
  • Arts & Culture
  • Communication Studies
  • Cultural Studies
  • Ethnicity
  • Feminist Theory
  • Film/Video Studies
  • History
  • Ideology
  • Literary Theory
  • Museum Studies
  • Nationality
  • Philosophy
  • Political Economy
  • Political Theory
  • Sexuality
  • Social Class
  • Social Theory
  • Translation Studies

Submit Your Paper

Prospective authors are invited to submit original papers (not being considered for publication elsewhere) in standard format (double column, single-spaced, 10-pt font) describing new theoretical and/or experimental research. Submissions are recommended to have no more than 10 pages (extra pages are subject to surcharge), including figures, tables, and references. Submissions will be judged on originality, significance, interest, clarity, relevance, correctness, and presentation. To submit your paper online, click here. For access to a paper template for submission, click here.

Note For Authors

All submitted papers will be sent to reviewers for a blind review. The reviewers use the following in evaluating research papers:

  1. Novel Contribution
  2. Originality in Thought
  3. Inferences
  4. Key Strengths
  5. Key Weaknesses
  6. Areas of Improvement
  7. Presentation/Organization of Research

Code Of Ethics

  1. Contribute to society and human well-being: To improve the understanding of technology, and academic scientific research.
  2. Give proper credit for intellectual property: To seek, accept, and offer honest criticism of scientific work, to acknowledge and correct errors, and to credit properly the contributions of others;
  3. Be fair and take action not to discriminate: To treat fairly all persons regardless of such factors as race, religion, gender, disability, age, or national origin;
  4. Avoid harm to others: To avoid injuring others, their property, reputation, or employment by false or malicious action;
  5. Respect the privacy of others: To assist colleagues and co-workers in their professional development and to support them in following this code of ethics.
  6. To accept and provide appropriate professional review that can be accepted confidentially.
  7. To enable author understands the computing and its consequences in handling manuscripts.
  8. To manage resources to design and build information systems that enhances the quality of stored information.
  9. The citations referred in each submitted articles should exclude self and group citations.
  10. The data/results illustrated in the manuscript should not be from other published work (except for reporting results from further studies).

Access & Archiving

The manuscripts are archived in GSTF Digital Library (dl4.globalstf.org) and accessible by anyone at anytime.

Copyright for Authors

GSTF requires the author(s) to grant exclusive world-wide license in perpetuity, in all forms, format and media to a) publish b) distribute c) display d) store e) reprint f) translate into other languages and reproduce the paper g) the inclusion of electronic links of the paper to third party material where-ever it may be hosted h) and/or license to any third party to do any or all of the above.

The author(s) may use their own papers for non-commercial purposes by acknowledging first publication in GSTF Proceeding and giving full reference and/or web link as appropriate.

Misconduct

All conference proceeding articles submitted via Easychair will be scrutinized for any plagiarism and/or academic misconduct. In the event of complaints received against an author the board will investigate and may request the author to clarify and/or reject the submission for review.

Appeals

Authors can appeal against the editorial decisions about their submissions. Please contact appeals@globalstf.org. GSTF will respond to appeals from authors within 2-3 weeks.

GSTF extends free access to individuals and University libraries and fully embraces Open Access policies.

Revenue sources

From inception, GSTF receives revenue from a range of sources which includes rights, royalties, training programs, professional certifications programs, consulting, government and/or private funding and/or grants, sponsorships, conferences, sale of reprints, and open access publication fees. Separation is maintained between the editorial team and the advertising and sponsorship sales teams.

 

13th International Conference on the Arts in Society June 2018

Call for Papers

Founded in 2000, the conference offers an interdisciplinary forum for discussion of the role of the arts in society. It is a place for critical engagement, examination and experimentation, developing ideas that connect the arts to their contexts in the world—on stage, in studios and theaters, in classrooms, in museums and galleries, on the streets, and in communities.

We invite proposals for paper presentations, workshops/interactive sessions, posters/exhibits, colloquia, virtual posters, or virtual lightning talks. The conference features research addressing the annual themes and the 2018 Special Focus: “How Art Makes Things Happen—Situating Social Practice in Research, Practice, and Action”.

For more information regarding the conference, use the links below to explore our conference website.

We welcome the submission of proposals at any time of the year. All proposals will be reviewed within two to four weeks of submission.

Please submit by June 1, 2018.

  • WHAT: 2018 Special Focus: How Art Makes Things Happen—Situating Social Practice in Research, Practice, and Action
  • WHEN: June 27-29, 2018
  • WHERE: Emily Carr University of Art + Design, Vancouver, Canada

Conference Themes and Special Focus

The Thirteenth International Conference on the Arts in Society features research addressing the following annual themes.

  • THEME 1: ARTS EDUCATION
  • THEME 2: ARTS THEORY AND HISTORY
  • THEME 3: NEW MEDIA, TECHNOLOGY AND THE ARTS
  • THEME 4: SOCIAL, POLITICAL AND COMMUNITY AGENDAS IN THE ARTS
  • 2018 Special Focus: How Art Makes Things Happen—Situating Social Practice in Research, Practice, and Action

Theater Mitu 2018: South India Artist Intensive

Apply to Theater Mitu’s South India Artist Intensive by February 26th and receive a reduced tuition rate! We are still accepting applications for passionate and dedicated individuals to join the company on our South India Artist Intensive. Spend three weeks investigating socio-cultural rituals and training in Indian performance traditions from May 28th to June 17th, 2018. Don’t miss your chance, apply today!

REDUCED TUITION APPLICATION DEADLINE: MONDAY, FEBRUARY 26TH 2018

CLICK HERE TO APPLY!

The Outstanding Student Award 2018

Outstanding Student Award-08 (1)

This award is presented at the end of each school year to graduating students that are nominated by faculty and peers in their area of study. Those nominated will be notified and expected to fill out an application. Finalists are then expected to create a short presentation about their contributions to the department. After these presentations, the faculty will select one student to be an Outstanding Student recipient for each award. Submissions are due Friday, March 2. For more information, click here.

 

CINDY Awards: International Entry Deadline 2018

Nearly 58 years ago, OSCAR was being presented for the finest in feature films.  The EMMY Award continued to honor broadcasting program excellence.  The CINDY Award was presented for the first time to those producing informational content in 16mm film format.

When the Cinema in Industry (CINDY) Awards premiered in 1959, things were pretty straight forward.  But today, there are multiple delivery platforms and even more subject matter categories and applications for informational programming.  From webinars, infomercials and video games to online interactive training, commercials and phone apps, you can still find an appropriate spot at the CINDY Awards where your digital media production efforts fit right in.

If you craft words, images, sound effects and music into digital content that captures audience attention and delivers the desired outcome, there is room for your work at the CINDY Awards.  For information: on why you should participate this year and discover who has received the award in the past, click: www.cindys.com

SPRING ENTRY DEADLINE:  March 31, 2018

Humanities & Arts in a Global World Conference Athens Greece 2019: Call for Abstracts/Papers 2018

6th Annual International Conference
on Humanities & Arts in a Global World
3-6 January 2019, Athens, Greece
sponsored by the 
Athens Journal of Humanities & Arts

Please note that all our conferences are non-thematic as explained in our policy (click here). However, academic members and friends can take the lead to organize and chair a stream as part of this conference. Please click here to see our members’ and friends’ stream proposals to be organized as part of this conference.

Important dates:

  • Deadline to submit abstracts: 31 May 2018 (Decisions are reached in less than 4 weeks after the abstract submission-Please click here for our policy on abstract and paper acceptance).
  • Deadline to register with a paper presentation: Please see your acceptance letter sent to you after submitting the abstract.
  • Deadline to register without a presentation: At least one month before the conference subject to approval.
  • Deadline to submit full papers: 3 December 2018 (Unless otherwise is specified in your acceptance letter). Click here for Paper Guidelines. Please submit the paper only if the abstract submission has been officially accepted. ATINER does not consider papers for publication if they are not presented by the author at one of its conferences. Please submit your paper using the following paper submission form (click here).

Utah Academy of Sciences, Arts & Letters 2018: Call for Papers

The Utah Academy of Sciences, Arts & Letters invites all Utah scholars to submit papers for the 2018 Annual Conference April 7th at Southern Utah University in Cedar City, Utah.

ABSTRACT DEADLINE: Extended to March 1st, 2018

All faculty and student members of the academy are eligible to participate. The Academy encourages participants to submit a manuscript on their presentation for publication in the refereed Journal of the Utah Academy. One outstanding manuscript from each Division will be selected and its author(s) will receive a cash award. Please submit your manuscript to your division chair.

For access to all submission topics and further information, click here.

 

 

Fifteenth International Conference on Technology, Knowledge & Society in 2019: Call for Papers 2018

 

Conference Themes and Special Focus

The Fifteenth International Conference on Technology, Knowledge & Society features research addressing the following annual themes:

  • THEME 1: DESIGNING TECHNOLOGIES FOR HUMAN USABILITY
  • THEME 2: ENABLING TECHNOLOGIES IN KNOWLEDGE SHARING
  • THEME 3: LEARNING TECHNOLOGIES IN EDUCATION
  • THEME 4: THINKING TECHNOLOGIES FOR SOCIETY
  • 2019 Special Focus: The Social Impact of AI: Policies and New Governance Models for Social Change
To submit a paper or proposal, click here.

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