Call for Papers Journal of Gender Studies

The Tijdschrift voor Genderstudies invites abstracts for articles for its 2021 Spring issue. As this is a general issue there is no subject limitation, provided that the article problematizes gender. Abstracts should be submitted in Dutch or English before 12 October 2020.

Bodies Matter

The Conference Committee of the Leiden University Centre for the Arts in Society (LUCAS) invites proposals for participation in “Bodies Matter,” a two-day conference on histories and theories of the body held in Leiden on 15-16 April 2021. It will feature keynote lectures by Dr Elleke Boehmer, Professor of World Literature in English, University of Oxford and Dr Willemijn Ruberg, Associate Professor in Cultural History, Universiteit Utrecht. Final remarks and a concluding session will be supervised by Dr Frans-Willem Korsten, Senior University Lecturer at LUCAS.

Tracing Disgust: Cultural Approaches to the Visceral

CfP for Book Proposal // Article Proposals for an edited collection | Tracing Disgust: Cultural Approaches to the Visceral (edited by Max Ryynänen, Susanne Ylönen & Heidi Kosonen) | The proposals for an article (300 words) and additional information (such as contact details, affiliation and a short biography), should be sent to editors by August 15th, 2020.

Cultural Perceptions of Safety

On Thursday 21st and Friday 22nd of January 2021 the Humanities Department of the Open University of the Netherlands organizes the international conference ‘Cultural perceptions of safety’. The conference will be held in Utrecht, at the Academiegebouw, and is supported by the Huizinga Institute (Research Institute and Graduate School of Cultural History). Deadline: 1 June 2020

Interdisciplinarity in Action – Postponed

NICA Summer School ‘Interdisciplinarity in Action’ is organized by Iris van der Tuin and Maaike Bleeker | Utrecht University | 2,5 EC. The Summer School has been postponed due to the Covid-19 situation. When there is a new date we will announce this on the website.

Other Futures 2020

Open Call to all beings to explore the future of multispecies society together. Other Futures 10 – 12 April 2020. Festival: 10 – 11 April 2020 at Felix Meritis, Amsterdam. Exhibition: Opening 10 April, performance 12 April, closing 10 May 2020 at Rozenstraat – a rose is a rose is a rose, Amsterdam

Media | Art | Politics:  Soirées on Optimism, Failure and Care

Due to the Covid-19 situation the upcoming sessions have been postponed for the next weeks/months. At a later stage, MAP will resume the series of soirées with reading sessions in which we will be reading, integrally, the following books: Jack Halberstam’s Queer Art of Failure (Duke UP, 2011), and Maria Puig de Bellacasa’s Matters of Care (Minnesota UP, 2017). Lauren Berlant’s Cruel Optimism (Duke UP, 2011) was discussed during the first session in February.