Speculative Souths

Speculative Souths

Ed. Amy Clukey, Erich Nunn, & Jon Smith

Edited Collection CFP

In the early years of science fiction, space frequently figured as the American West writ large—the final frontier. In the genre’s darker, grittier reboot era, however, it often looks...

New Media and the U.S. South

We are seeking inventive work from scholars in a variety of fields for an edited collection that will examine the role of new media in relationship to the U.S. South. Technologies of virtuality and transformations in digital media and the geoweb are augmenting traditional concepts of space and...

Commemorating Contested Events

Preserving U.S. History

Conflicts over (mis)representations of historical events have long been a concern of scholars in multiple disciplines. However, the recent shift in the U.S. political climate—most notably, the shift from the Obama to the Trump administration—warrants fresh approaches to the ways in which...

19th Century Photography

The Daguerreian Society's Daguerreian Annual

The Daguerreian Society invites authors to submit original papers that address and advance the understanding and appreciation of 19th century photography. Possible topics include the art, history, social impact, and practice of the daguerreotype...

Towards Our Fugitive Striving

The context

We understand that race is made through the brutal craft of white supremacy: a political, social, economic, and interpersonal formation that both requires and produces anti-blackness to sustain itself. Equally clear to us is that racial “knowledge...

Objects in Motion

The Terra Foundation for American Art

The Terra Foundation for American Art is excited to announce its support of “Objects in Motion,” a new digital publishing initiative by British Art Studies.

"Objects in Motion," a new series of interdisciplinary articles and features on cross-cultural dialogues between Britain...

Suicidal Remains and Resistance

Judith Butler’s Notes Toward a Performative Theory of Assembly (2015) might best be illustrated as a treatise on the political, social, and ethical stakes—drawing from moral philosophy’s elementary question ‘how best to live?’—of the conditions of livable life. Butler writes, “it may be...

Preserving U.S. History: Memorializing Contested Events

Conflicts over (mis)representations of historical events have long been a concern of scholars in multiple disciplines. However, the recent shift in the U.S. political climate—most notably, the shift from the Obama to the Trump administration—warrants fresh approaches to the ways in which...

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