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Unveiling Hidden Discourses: 1968 Fifty Years Later

updated: 
Wednesday, October 18, 2017 - 10:27am
Mary Jane Dempsey/ University of Warwick through the Humanities Research Centre
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Call for Papers

Unveiling Hidden Discourses: 1968 Fifty Years Later

An interdisciplinary conference at the University of Warwick through the Humanities Research Centre

Keynote speakers: Professor Anne Etienne (UCC) and Professor Maud Anne Bracke (University of Glasgow)

Saturday, 19th May 2018

 

2018 marks the fiftieth anniversary of 1968, when social unrest and desire to change the status quo struck the world. Our interdisciplinary conference, titled “Unveiling Hidden Discourses: 1968 Fifty Years Later,” looks at this year and evaluates its lasting consequences, in both negative and positive senses.

 

Beyond Hollywood: Independent, International, and DIY Productions

updated: 
Friday, October 13, 2017 - 12:29pm
The Projector: A Journal on Film, Media, and Culture
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 1, 2018

The Projector is developing a special issue on film and media productions created by and for individuals and constituencies interested in something other than standard Hollywood fare.  The issue is for research that illuminates the cultural, historical, aesthetic, or material dimensions of productions that contribute to the remarkable but far less visible traditions of independent, international, or DIY film and media – traditions that give voice to people consistently left out of Hollywood’s long history of insular, hegemonic, and formulaic representations.  

Bodies of Resistance: 2nd Annual University of Wisconsin Gender and Women’s Studies Symposium

updated: 
Tuesday, October 10, 2017 - 9:47am
University of Wisconsin-Madison Department of Gender and Women's Studies.
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, November 22, 2017

             2nd Annual University of Wisconsin Gender and Women’s Studies Symposium

                                                 “Bodies of Resistance”

                                 March 2-3, 2018, University of Wisconsin, Madison

                              Submission Deadline: Wednesday, November 22, 2017

(Un)Making the Self

updated: 
Monday, October 9, 2017 - 11:04am
Rice University English Department
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 15, 2017

The figure of the human that emerges from Renaissance and Enlightenment discourses is an unmistakably imperialist entity, excluding all that it perceives as a negation of itself. This ostensibly fixed category of the human informs, if not dictates, the ways in which those who are positioned outside of “the human” experience what we call “the self.” This is to suggest that those who wish to be, and behave as, human must, as the philosopher Sylvia Wynter argues, “circumcise themselves from themselves in order to become fully human.”

Prison, Borders, and Piplines: Toward a Queer Abolitionist Movement

updated: 
Monday, October 9, 2017 - 11:03am
University of North Carolina, Asheville Queer Studies Conference 2018
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 1, 2017

Call for Papers and Presentations

UNC Asheville Queer Studies Conference 2018

April 5-7, 2018, Asheville, NC

Prisons, Borders, and Pipelines:
Toward a Queer Abolitionist Movement

Graphing Modernism (MSA 2018 Columbus)

updated: 
Wednesday, October 4, 2017 - 12:55pm
Modernist Studies Association
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, October 27, 2017

Taking the conference theme of “Graphical Modernism” in a slightly different direction intimated in the title, this panel will analyze graphical representation of modernism made possible by Digital Humanities methods. One definition for “graphical” is “of or pertaining to a graph,” to data plotted and coordinates mapped. This panel will feature quantitative analyses of modernist culture in an effort to conceptualize what Raymond Williams might call a “sociology of culture,” the wide-ranging social practices that make culture possible but which are often obscured by the objects themselves.

THE VESEY CONSPIRACY at 200: BLACK ANTISLAVERY and the ATLANTIC WORLD

updated: 
Wednesday, October 4, 2017 - 12:47pm
Carolina Lowcountry and Atlantic World (CLAW) Program, College of Charleston
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 8, 2018

CFP: "THE VESEY CONSPIRACY at 200: BLACK ANTISLAVERY and the ATLANTIC WORLD" 

In preparation for a volume of essays to commemorate the 200th anniversary of the Denmark Vesey conspiracy of 1822, the Carolina Lowcountry and Atlantic World Program (CLAW) at the College of Charleston will hold a small conference on enslaved and free black anti-slavery, February 8-10, 2019. 

Gender, Sexuality and Museums, new volume

updated: 
Wednesday, October 4, 2017 - 12:49pm
Joshua G. Adair and Amy K. Levin
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 15, 2018

 

Gender, Sexuality, and Museums, new volume

 

When it appeared in 2010, Gender, Sexuality and Museums offered scholars, practitioners, and students key articles, essays and case studies on those subjects. As the first reader to focus on LGBT issues and museums, and the first text in nearly 15 years to collect articles which focus on women and museums, it offered new and classic investigations about gender and sexuality – both practical and theoretical – many of which broke new ground and helped spur new practices and perspectives. The editors propose a second volume of essays on this topic, to appear for the tenth anniversary of Gender, Sexualities, and Museums.

 

Black Love: Celebrating Their Eyes Were Watching God after 80 Years

updated: 
Tuesday, October 3, 2017 - 2:01pm
The Langston Hughes Review
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, February 1, 2018

Black Love: Celebrating Their Eyes Were Watching God after 80 Years: A Special Issue of The Langston Hughes Review

 Guest-edited by

Ayesha K. Hardison and Randal Maurice Jelks 

Abstract deadline: February 1, 2018 

William Demby Symposium

updated: 
Monday, October 2, 2017 - 11:17am
University of Rome, La Sapienza
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 1, 2017

CALL FOR PAPERS

WILLIAM DEMBY INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM

May 31-June 1, 2018

University of Rome, La Sapienza

Rome, Italy

 

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