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Calls for Papers

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CFP, edited volume: Before Representation: The Camera as Actor

Deadline: October 01 2017

The photograph as a byproduct of intention does not begin with its publication. Although photographs are uniquely powerful because of their reproducibility, the specific camera equipment and its use also needs to be considered for a fuller understanding of the image. Research that focuses on ...

World War I and the National Academy of Sciences/National Research Council:  A Research Competition

Deadline: November 30 2017

The National Academy of Sciences is a private tax-exempt corporation that provides expert advice on some of the most pressing challenges facing the nation and the world. Our work helps shape sound policies, inform public opinion, and advance the pursuit of science, engineering, and medicine. ...

Genetic Genealogy

Deadline: August 01 2017

Special issue of the online journal Genealogy http://www.mdpi.com/journal/genealogy

Deadline for expressions of interest: 1 August 2017
Deadline for submission of papers: 1 October 2017

It is now nearly two decades since genetic tests for information about ‘deep ancestry’ or to aid in ...

CFP: Science Studies and the Blue Humanities.

Deadline: February 01 2018

Configurations, the journal of SLSA (The Society for Literature, Science, and the Arts) is seeking submissions for a special issue on Science Studies and the Blue Humanities, edited by Stacy Alaimo.

We are interested in essays, position papers, provocations, and artist statements that explore ...

”Data work in healthcare” Special issue of Health Informatics Journal

Deadline: October 01 2017

Full paper deadline: November 1st

Working with data has become increasingly become part of many healthcare professionals job and of patient-citizens’ life, and data work requires more time, new competences and skills, and leads to new functions and roles. A common phrase upon data and ...

Technologies of Frankenstein

March 07 2018 to March 09 2018 | Stevens Institute of Technology, Hoboken, NJ, USA

Deadline: October 19 2017



The 200th anniversary year of the first edition of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein: Or, The Modern Prometheus has drawn worldwide interest in revisiting the novel’s themes. What were those themes and what is their value to us in the early twenty-first century? Mary Shelley was rather vague as ...