International Conference on Gender Studies:“Gender and Mobility”29-30 June 2019 – London, UKorganised byLondon Centre for Interdisciplinary ResearchThe conference seeks to explore the past and current status of gender identity around the world, to examine the ways in which society is shaped by gender and to situate gender in relation to the full scope of human affairs.Papers are invited on topics related, but not limited, to:
The Media Fields Research Collective at UC Santa Barbara is excited to announce its call for papers for Media Fields Journal Issue 15: Media Cultures of the (Inter/Anti)Imperial Pacific
Submission Deadline: April 1, 2019
Extended Deadline: Jan. 16, 2019
Calls for Papers: Nathaniel Hawthorne Society
The Annual Conference of the American Literature Association will meet at the Westin Copley Place in Boston on May 23-26, 2019. The Nathaniel Hawthorne Society is issuing two CFPs for ALA:
1) Hawthorne and Architecture
Latinx Studies has gained attention in this century and is no longer an emerging field of inquiry across multiple disciplines. This Special Issue will focus on key areas of inquiry that link Latinx and the Caribbean proposing innovative conceptual mappings that deepen understandings of existing connections as well as pointing to possible futures for the field. We are seeking in broad terms, to bring together a diverse group of scholarly voices that explore historical intersections, identity constructions, migration flows, diasporic communities, transnational challenges to ideas of citizenship and national belonging, and the place of race, gender, and sexuality in all of these.
17-18 August 2019 – London, UKorganised by London Centre for Interdisciplinary Research
The twentieth-century literature and culture tended to explore and to celebrate subjectivity. But this tendency did not mean the turn to the self, but beyond the self, or as Charles Taylor puts it, “to a fragmentation of experience which calls our ordinary notions of identity into question”.
Language, Literature, and Interdisciplinary Studies (LLIDS), an open access academic e-journal, invites original and unpublished research papers and book reviews from various interrelated disciplines including, but not limited to, literature, philosophy, psychology, anthropology, history, sociology, law, ecology, environmental science, and economics.
7 September 2019 – St Anne’s College, University of Oxfordorganised by London Centre for Interdisciplinary ResearchThe conference seeks to explore the past and current status of gender identity around the world, to examine the ways in which society is shaped by gender and to situate gender in relation to the full scope of human affairs.Papers are invited on topics related, but not limited, to:
We invite article-length contributions to a proposed special issue on the topic of writing extractivism. The journal Textual Practice has expressed its interest in publishing the issue. Please submit a 500-word abstract to Justin Parks at email@example.com by April 15, 2019 if you wish to have your work considered for inclusion.
Blossom N. Fondo (Associate Professor of Postcolonial and Gender Studies. She teaches postcolonial literature at the University of Maroua and she is the Head of Division for teaching and teaching staff at the University of Yaoundé 2 both in Cameroon)
Michael E. Apuge (Associate Professor of Linguistics and Head of Department of Bilingual Studies at the Higher Teacher Training College of the University of Maroua, Cameroon)
Magdalene B. Nkongho (Senior Lecturer of Linguistics and Head of Department of the Department of English and Literatures of English Expression of the Higher Teacher Training College of the University of Maroua)
The international conference “Venus a través del espejo: erotismo y creación en el mundo hispánico (literatura, cine, cómic y artes plásticas)” will take place at the Universidad de Valladolid (Spain) on May 8, 9 (on-site sessions), 10 & 11 (online asynchronous sessions), 2019, in order to reflect from an interdisciplinary perspective on the presence of eroticism in the literary works, films, graphic novels and the arts of the Hispanic World. The aim is to share and learn about new theories and methodologies to approach the problems presented by the expression of eroticism.
Per(form)ance: A Graduate Symposium on Performance and Form
Harvard University Theatre and Performance Colloquium
April 26, 2019
CALL FOR PAPERS
The Harvard University Theater and Performance Colloquium seeks fifteen-minute papers from graduate students for a symposium on the topic of “performance and form.” We will gather during the day on Friday, April 26th to share work and work-in-progress. Papers will be grouped into panels of three or four participants by topic.
2019 Call for Papers / Call for Proposals
The Comics and Popular Arts Conference (CPAC) invites submissions for our 12th Annual meeting in Atlanta, Georgia, August 30-September 2, 2019.
The history of hybrid forms, defined as textual and visual products that combine and integrate multiple types of symbolic elements, extends back to ancient times. Our current category of graphic narrative, as constructed in the Centre Belge de la Bande Dessinée, Scott McCloud’s Understanding Comics, and Thierry Groenstein’s Système de la Bande Dessinée, participates in that history, gaining importance and traction in society and the academy in the current century. This workshop is intended to examine the history, function, and significance of graphic narratives, specifically in making and communicating various forms of knowledge—personal, scientific, historic, cultural, and textual—in a broader context of hybridity.
I am looking for a scholar to work with on a half-written article on Project-Based Learning, Community Engagement and Second Language Acquisition for a volume to be published with Routledge. Unfortunately, I had the writer fall through on its schedule, and I am in need of someone to come in and help bring the project to good end. It would need to be done by mid-February at the latest. More information or notes of interest, please email me at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Deadline for Proposals Extended to January 25, 2019
This conference seeks to promote mechanisms by which academics, activists, policymakers, and other stakeholders enter into greater dialogue and collaboration in areas of conjoined interest. In partnership with the Association for the Study of the Worldwide African Diaspora (ASWAD) – for which NYU serves as the institutional home – NYU’s Center for the Study of Africa and the African Diaspora (CSAAD) will convene every two years, alternating with ASWAD’s biennial conference.
(ASWAD’s 10thBiennial Conference will be held from 5-10 November, 2019 at the College of William & Mary. For more information, please consult the website: HTTP://ASWADIASPORA.ORG)
The Southern Illinois University Edwardsville IRIS Center in collaboration with the College of Arts and Sciences and Lewis and Clark Community College is hosting the interdisciplinary conference “Digital Humanities and the Undergraduate Experience” on April 26 & 27, 2019. We are currently seeking proposals from university and college students, staff, and faculty to present on their approach to integrating digital humanities approaches into undergraduate curriculum, informal learning environments, and student life.
Potential topics might address:
Glitches are moments of disruption; they represent the exposure of technical process, moving away from the binaries of input and output to consider what comes in-between. The growing ubiquity of interconnected systems prompts a desire to understand such intangible networks around the user, an attempt to try and engage with these digital phenomena as alternate forms of ‘presence’ that cannot help but recourse to anthropocentric terms – virus, cloud, render ghost. The frequent ethereality of such language attempts to visualise, embody, and comprehend the profusion of technical systems that we share the atmosphere with, their very terming gesturing to their spectral protrusion into, ostensibly, ‘our’ reality.
Call for Papers – CLOSURE: The Kiel University e-Journal for Comics Studies #6 (November 2019)
In the fall of 2019, CLOSURE will once again offer a forum for all facets of comics studies. From literary, cultural, media, social and image research to the sciences and beyond: the sixth edition of CLOSURE continues our ongoing search for the best and most innovative articles and reviews representing the state of the art in comics research. We welcome detailed close readings as much as comics theory and pioneering approaches to the medium — our open section comprises a diverse range of interdisciplinary studies of all things ›comic‹.
The Theatre and Performance Research Association (TaPRA) is pleased to announce the Call for Papers for its 2019 Postgraduate Symposium, in collaboration with the Standing Committee of UK Drama Departments (SCUDD). The symposium will take place on Wednesday 13th March at the Faculty of English, University of Oxford.
ENGAGING WITH DISSONANCE IN PERFORMANCE RESEARCH
TaPRA 2019 PG Symposium - In collaboration with SCUDD
Wednesday 13th March, Faculty of English, University of Oxford, United Kingdom
Contemporary Women’s Poetry: Lines and Landscapes
Friday 5th April 2019
Hastings Campus, University of Brighton
Keynote Speaker: Nerys Williams, University College Dublin
Conference: Queen Victoria & George Eliot: Lives and Afterlives, 1819-2019
Friday 24 – Saturday 25 May 2019Loughborough UniversityKeynote Speakers:Professor Martin Hewitt (Anglia Ruskin University)Professor Beverley Rilett (University of Nebraska–Lincoln)
“it is curious how sometimes you can trace likenesses many generations back….”
(letter from Victoria to Leopold I of Belgium, 24 October 1843)
On the occasion of the Year of the Global at the University of Pittsburgh
The Department of French & Italian Presents:
Representations of Disaster
Call for Papers
An Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Conference
March 8-9, 2019
Dr. Deborah Jenson
The Philip Roth Society invites participants for a roundtable discussion on the topic of "Philip Roth's Literary Successors" at the ALA conference in Boston, May 23-26, 2019. The discussion might address the following questions, among others: Who are Roth's literary inheritors? Where are his influences evident among contemporary writers? In what ways (thematic, stylistic, etc.) has Roth paved the way for writers today? Is there very notion of a literary "successor" to Roth an impossibility? Formal papers will not be read during the roundtable; rather, it will consist of brief opening statements from participants, followed by conversation amongst participants and the audience members.
This call solicits essays for a critical collection provisionally titled, Other Mothers. The book seeks to update scholarship on mothers-in-the-academy from both critical perspectives on maternal theory as well as sociological frameworks.
The Future of Work in the Postdigital AgeCALL FOR PAPERS, https://technologyandsocialization.al.uw.edu.pl/
Papers and panels are invited for an interdisciplinary conference ‘The Future of Work in the Postdigital Age’, which will take place in Warsaw,27-28 May 2019. The conference is organized by the Faculty of Artes Liberales at the University of Warsaw (Poland) and is part of the project Technology and Socialization.
How does ‘the state’ generate material force in everyday life? Over the last four decades, scholars of South Asia have invigorated theorization of the state by resituating Eurocentric accounts in an imperial and postcolonial frame. In recent years, scholars have foregrounded the materiality of state-making by examining the bureaucratic circulation of archival records, minoritized subjects’ encounters with law, the remaking of bodily norms through colonial institutions, transnational flows of aid and expertise, and interplays of routine and exception in governance. “Matters of State” will bring together scholarship that builds on these exciting, interdisciplinary approaches to conceptualize the paradoxes of state power in South Asia.
Sexual Knowledge and Expertise in Europe’s East, before and after 1945.
Brno 3–5 June 2019
Call for Papers
Literary Ideas and Practices in 20th and 21st Century
United States of America and United Kingdom
Hunan Normal University
(Changsha, China, June 22-23, 2019)
Conference Background and Scope