New scholarly journal to explore – We are delighted to point your attention to the new journal Matter: Journal of New Materialist Research, a scientific, open and peer reviewed journal published twice a year in Spanish and English from Universitat de Barcelona. First issue will be out in December 2019, and the journal welcomes submissions for peer review articles, reviews and invited pieces. A neat detail is that this journal is published by the network of scholars funded by COST Action IS1307: Networking European New Materialisms: How matter comes to matter andEsbrina Research Group at the Universitat de Barcelona. Read more here:

Call for Submissions to Unlikely Journal and the upcoming issue “Following sonorous bodies”. Deadline for abstract proposals 14 Oct, 2019. Following sonorous bodies invites writers and artists to engage with new materialisms with their promises and limitations to produce situated carnal knowledge about sonorous world(ings). Read more at

The workshop and InterGender PhD-cohort meeting Activism in academia, will take place at Mid Sweden University, Sundsvall, 29-30 Oct (registration deadline 18 Oct). What does activism in academia mean and what can it mean? What role does activism play for gender researchers and others using critical perspectives?

InterGender course: Feminist Methodologies: Interdisciplinary Practices, taught by Nina Lykke, Kathrin Thiele and Kari Jegerstedt, 11-13 Nov (deadline for application, Sep 30, 2019), Linköping University, Linköping, Sweden. More info at:

CFP Conference, deadline 15 Oct and 30 Nov: The KTH Environmental Humanities Laboratory invites your organisation and colleagues to participate in the upcoming conference STREAMS: Transformative Environmental Humanities in Stockholm 5–8 August 2020. This link provides you with information for submitting session proposals (deadline 15 Oct) as well as for individual papers (deadline 30 Nov).

CFP Conference, deadline 1 Dec, 2019: Posthumanism: Cinema Philosophy Media, 15-17 May 2020 at Brock University (St. Catharine’s, Ontario, Canada). More than cinema as philosophy or the philosophy of media, this conference welcomes papers that interrogate posthuman pathways emerging within the intersections of cinema, philosophy, and media as well as those yet to come. Any questions about the conference can be forwarded to Terrance McDonald and Chelsea Birks:
The event will be preceded by a summer school, “Posthumanism: Moving Thoughts and Images”, at which graduate students will have the opportunity to engage in small seminars with the keynote speakers and other scholars from the Posthumanism Research Institute/Network ( The summer school takes place from 12-14 May 2020.

CFP Symposium, deadline 31 Dec 2019: The 4th Posthuman Global Symposium, at New York University, New York, USA, dedicated to exploring the importance of posthuman agency in the interrelated significations of human and non-human realms. Academic as well as performative and experiential modes of expression provide complementary insights into the posthuman. Read more about this call at: