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Mutating Ecologies in Contemporary Art, II International Symposium

updated: 
Sunday, December 10, 2017 - 7:03am
University of Barcelona / MACBA Museu d'Art Contemporani de Barcelona
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, December 24, 2017

What role could philosophy play to the challenges posed by climate change, resource depletion and the diverse political and cultural crises our societies face in the 21st Century? How to identify the toxic effects of the logic of advance capitalism and neoliberal globalization in a cognitive, social and structural level? What kind of narratives, cartographies and figurations account for the fractures and contradictions of our times? How to reinvent subjectivity when trying to make it compatible with mutating universes of value? How can art, cultural becomings and institutional practice be thought in terms of environmental sustainability in the postnatural and posthuman, technologically-mediated era of the Anthropocene?
 

**[UPDATED DEADLINE]** EDITED VOLUME, CINEMA LIBERATION THEOLOGY

updated: 
Saturday, December 9, 2017 - 5:26pm
Anthony Ballas / University of Colorado at Denver
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, February 2, 2018

Edited Volume, Cinema Liberation Theology

 

I am looking for a few 4,000 - 5,000 word chapters on cinema and theology, leaning toward, yet not exhausted by, the tradition of liberation theology. The goal is to explore the capabilities of cinema in terms of liberation and divinity. 

 

This collection focuses on liberation narratives which are in some way related to or inspired by religious traditions/literatures/practices/discourses from around the world. The films and analyses need not be explicitly religious in content, but need only to be argued in the context of liberation with theology, spirituality, or divinity functioning as a loose guide.

 

Graphic Content Warning: Graphing Explicit Modernist Bodies (MSA 2018 Columbus)

updated: 
Saturday, December 9, 2017 - 4:33pm
Modernist Studies Association
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 30, 2018

“The natural object,” Pound writes, “is always the adequate symbol.” Nevertheless, Modernist literature is plotted along bodily representations that often seem far from the realities of their correlative “natural object.” This panel will consider the tension between Modernism’s representative strategies and the gendered objects that Modernist writers “graph,” focusing particularly on Modernist representations of female, queer, non-white, disabled, and otherwise marginalized bodies. How do the literary strategies of Modernist writers complicate, limit, or make space for bodies, or bodily functions, that might have been given a “Graphic Content Warning”?

DEADLINE EXTENDED: Toni Morrison, Violence, and Domestic Space

updated: 
Saturday, December 9, 2017 - 10:41am
Parlour: A Journal of Literary Criticism and Analysis
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 15, 2017

Parlour Issue 4: Toni Morrison, Violence, and Domestic Space

“She rolled a bit of newspaper into a tight stick about six inches long, lit it and threw it onto the bed where the kerosene-soaked Plum lay in snug delight. Quickly, as the whoosh of flames engulfed him, she shut the door and made her slow and painful journey back to the top of the house” (Morrison, Sula).

(Un)Moorings Conference

updated: 
Friday, December 8, 2017 - 2:15pm
(Un)Moorings Conference, Emory University, Departments of English, French and Italian, and Comparative Literature
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 26, 2018

 

 

The Departments of

Comparative Literature – English – French and Italian,

Global & Postcolonial Studies (GPS)

announce:

 

(UN)Moorings

An Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference

Friday, April 20, 2018

 

Keynote Speaker:

Dr. Emmanuel Bruno Jean-François,

Pennsylvania State University

Knausgård Beyond Autofiction: Special Issue

updated: 
Friday, December 8, 2017 - 2:11pm
Scandinavian Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, May 1, 2018

SPECIAL ISSUE OF SCANDINAVIAN STUDIES

Theme: Knausgård Beyond Autofiction

 

*Deadline Extended* CFP: Kaleidoscopic Joyce - Joyce Symposium 2018

updated: 
Friday, December 8, 2017 - 2:11pm
The 26th International James Joyce Symposium
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 22, 2017

Deadline Extended: 22/12/17

We invite contributions for a curated panel to be held at the 26th International James Joyce Symposium

Disability and Shame

updated: 
Friday, December 8, 2017 - 2:11pm
Review of Disability Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 1, 2018

Disability and Shame

 

"In The Margins"

updated: 
Friday, December 8, 2017 - 2:09pm
Medieval and Renaissance Student Association California State University, Long Beach
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, February 6, 2018

The Medieval and Renaissance Student Association (MaRSA) of California State University, Long Beach is seeking individual papers as well as panel submissions for their graduate student conference. The conference will be held at the Karl Anatol Center on the campus of CSULB on April 19-20th, 2018.

 

Anthology: Arthur Miller in the 1960s

updated: 
Friday, December 8, 2017 - 2:08pm
David Palmer / The Arthur Miller Society
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, February 1, 2018

The Arthur Miller Society
http://arthurmillersociety.net/

Call for Proposals

Arthur Miller in the 1960s
An anthology to be published by Lexington Books,
the academic imprint of Rowman & Littlefield

Due Date for Proposals for Articles: February 1, 2018
Send Proposals to David Palmer, President, The Arthur Miller Society:
dpalmer@maritime.edu

Due Date for First Drafts of Accepted Articles: September 15, 2018

Acceptable Article Length: 5,000-9,000 words

 

American Cultures of Dissent - American Studies Leipzig Graduate Conference 2018

updated: 
Friday, December 8, 2017 - 2:06pm
Institute of American Studies, Leipzig University, Germany
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 21, 2018

CALL FOR PROPOSALSAmerican Cultures of Dissent

 

Sixth American Studies Leipzig MA-Level Graduate Student Conference
April 28-29, 2018—Deutsches Literaturinstitut Leipzig, Germany

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