Over the past years there has been a greater demand for online censorship and surveillance, as an understandable reaction against hate speech, copyright violations, and other cases related to citizen compliance with civil laws and regulations by national authorities. Unfortunately, this is often accompanied by a tendency of extensively censoring online content and massively spying on citizens actions. Numerous whistleblower revelations, leaks fr
Guest Editors Hemang Subramanian, Florida International University, USA Rong Liu, Stevens Institute of Technology, USA
Introduction Every 10 to 15 years, computing has undergone a paradigm shift. Today, close to the tenth anniversary of the Bitcoin white-paper, we have the “trust based computing era, wherein computing systems and app
34th Annual Middle East History and Theory Conference
The University of Chicago
May 3-5, 2019
We invite proposals from graduate students, faculty, and independent scholars of the Middle East from roughly the first millennium BCE to the present day, whose research interests include but are not limited to: religious studies, history, geography, anthropology, political science, literature, linguistics, music, philosophy
We are pleased to announce that Carolina Con 15 will be hosted in Charlotte at the Renaissance Charlotte Suites April 26th through the 28th in 2019. All interested in speaking to any topic in the realm of hacking, technology, science, robotics or any related field are invited to submit a proposal to speak at the con.
A proposal should include the following:
Name or handle/alias Presentation name A brief abstract about 1-2 paragraphs An estimated time-length of y
“PLAY Conference Texas Tech University April 13, 2019
The Humanities Center at Texas Tech University (Lubbock, Texas) is happy to announce a call for papers for our second Annual Conference in the Humanities, to be held in Lubbock on April 13, 2019. The conference topic each year aligns with the Center's annual theme, which for 2018-2019 is "PLAY. We are interested in the interdisciplinary study of play in myriad forms and in any of t
Book Title: Information and Communication Technologies for Humanitarian Services
Book Editor: Dr. Muhammad Nazrul Islam (Military Institute of Science and Technology, Bangladesh)
Publisher: The Institution of Engineering and Technology (the IET) http://www.theiet.org/ ___________________________________________________________________________ Dear Professor/Researcher, The Institution of Engineering and Technology (The IET) has cont
The 44th Annual Meeting of the South Central Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies theme is "The Eighteenth Century in Perspective." The meeting will take place February 21-23, 2019, in Dallas, Texas. The full conference announcement is available at http://www.scsecs.net/scsecs/2019/2019cfp.html.
This panel, "City Scenes, Urban Spaces, and the Civic Mind," invites perspectives on challenges to civil public debate in the eighteenth century. Satire was often used by poets, pa
JHCS publishes original papers, review papers, conceptual framework, analytical and simulation models, case studies, empirical research, technical notes, and book reviews. Special Issues devoted to important topics in humanities and social science will occasionally be published. Some of the hot topics are below: African & African American Studies American Religious History History and Ethnography of Religions Religion, Ethics, and Philosophy Religio
This panel seeks proposals on theater and performance of the long eighteenth-century, especially those that address the theme of perspective. Essays might consider the way that perspective functioned thematically in plays and other public performances, such as opera, dance, and music, and the ways that perspective (e.g., perspective scenery) affected the material conditions of performance. What perspectives did eighteenth-century audiences have on theater and performance? How did these perspe
The paper submission deadline for SCSECS 2019 has been extended to Friday, December 14. A full list of panels can be found at scsecs.net. Please submit abstracts directly to the panel chair. If you don't see a panel that fits your paper idea, you can submit a proposal to conference co-organizer Ashley Bender at email@example.com.
The 2019 annual meeting will be held in Dallas, Texas from 21-23 February. This year’s theme is “The Eighteenth Century i
Keynote Speaker: Professor Sylvester Johnson, Virginia Tech
The graduate students of Columbia University’s Department of Religion invite paper proposals which explore religion and the future for the department’s annual graduate student conference. Our conference aims to showcase research by graduate scholars that introduce our community to new facets of the growing discourse surro
We are putting together a special issue tentatively called “Dirty places: geographies of waste. “Waste is a broad and multifaceted concept, always open to interpretation. We want to keep it that way, partly because we are looking for fresh voices, and partly because we want to facilitate an interdisciplinary conversation. However, for clarity’s sake, waste is here defined as “mater
“Ecce mulier: Images and narratives of female celebrity culture around 1900
Call for papers Image and Narrative 21.4 (2020) & 22.1 (2021)
Guest edited by Carlijn Cober, dr. Floris Meens and dr. Tom Sintobin, these two issues will focus on representations of female key figures of the European cultural field during the fin de siècle. By combining visual, narrative and historiographical analyses, we a
CFP: Special Issue of The Journal of Popular Culture Archives and Popular Culture
Rüstem Ertu? Alt?nay, University of Vienna Olivera Jokic, City University of New York
This special issue explores the intricate relationship between archives and popular culture: how archives shape our understanding of “popular culture, and how diverse forms of popular culture shape conceptions an
American Literature Association Conference in Boston, MA May 23-26, 2019 at the Westin Copley Place
Jane Smiley: A "Great American Novelist"
In her Harper's essay "Say it ain’t so, Huck: Second Thoughts on Mark Twain" (1996), Jane Smiley questioned the critical prejudices in American literary criticism that have continually been more disposed to ascribe "major" status to male authors, while seeing their
The Victorian Era was a complex period marked by prosperity and wealth. It was a world characterised by speed and compression of time and space, a world radically different from anything ever known in the past. The exceptional times of national growth and global expansion had a huge impact on the life of the nation and the rapid advances in science and technology facilitated the access to information, which triggered a revolution in the human mind as it increased self-awareness and self-confi
We invite contributions focusing on early modern theater, including but not limited to Shakespeare’s plays. The Hare is an online, peer-reviewed journal, publishing untimely reviews of books, articles, and performances in early modern theater.
This journal provides a venue for the contention and reevaluation of old scholarly work in contemporary scholarly debate. We invite you to interpret “old creatively, though traditional reviews of recent publications will not b