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CFP: Utopia, Now! / Abstract Deadline: 2 May, 2017

Utopia, Now! Chelsea College of Arts, 29th-31st August 2017 The sixth and final symposium of the Imaginaries of the Future Leverhulme International Research Network   “We are now faced with the fact that tomorrow is today. We are confronted with the fierce urgency of now.” – Martin Luther King “We live in capitalism, its power […]

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CFP: What’s Left? Marxism, Literature and Culture in the 21st Century / Deadline: 20 March, 2017

The crisis and collapse of Marxism as the dominant paradigm of left intellectual thought undoubtedly remains one of the most seismic shifts in the ideological history of the late twentieth century. With the collapse of actually existing socialism in the Soviet Union, the pressure of postmodern concepts, and the rise of new social protest movements […]

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CFP: Powering the Future: Energy Resources in Science Fiction and Fantasy / Deadline: 1 July, 2016

The recent rise of the interdisciplinary subfield of “Energy Humanities” as a prominent critical endeavour has seen an efflorescence of academic and cultural production from around the world focussing on the crucial topic of energy resources. A major spur for this work is, of course, the pervasive anxiety of late environmentalism in the face of […]

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