ONLINE SYMPOSIUM: "THE (IN)HOSPITABLE WORLD", Asian Film Archive, Singapore, 23 October 2020

Organisers: Kiu-wai Chu and Soh Kai Ruo

Host: Asian Film Archive, Singapore

This online symposium centres on Asian Film Archive's Reframe series – “The (In)hospitable World”, based on both the selected films and texts that address ecological, environmental, and public health issues represented in cinema of Asia. The three panels will cover:

CfP for IMC Leeds 2021: Before the Anthropocene – Medieval concepts of interdependent human-nature-relations

Call for papers

International Medieval Congress, Leeds (UK), 5-8 July 2021: Climates

Deadline: 20 September 2020

The Dantean Anomaly Project would like to host several sessions at the IMC 2021 and welcomes contributions to the subject:

Animals and the Anthropocene, A Virtual Panel Discussion, 28 August 2020

Animals & the Anthropocene

Please join contributors to Penn State UP's Animalibus: Of Animals and Cultures series and the AnthropoScene series for a virtual panel on Friday August 28th @ 4pm EST. Nigel Rothfels will moderate and authors Marcus Baynes-Rock, Louise Green, Susan McHugh, Deborah Nadal will discuss their books and answer your questions. Free registration here:

CFP VERLÄNGERUNG: ‘Anthropocene Austria’, Austrian Studies 30 (05.10.2020)

Dear all, please note the cancellation of the symposium on Anthropocene Austria, originally planned for 11 June. The plans for the peer reviewed special issue of Austrian Studies (vol. 30, 2022) remain in place. We are now accepting abstracts with a revised deadline of 5 October. All best wishes, Nicola


[Deadline Extended] Humanities on the Brink: Energy, Environment, Emergency Virtual Conference

When we began talking about organizing a nearly carbon-neutral (NCN) symposium on how the humanities can be rethought and repurposed in an age of rapidly worsening ecosocial crises.

The past several weeks have brought into further relief the necessity of building academic infrastructures outside of conventional conference formats.  Furthermore, COVID-19 is testing our academic institutions and societies in ways that will offer many lessons as the humanities respond to longer-term issues, particularly the climate crisis and the spread of authoritarianism.  

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