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Teaching Critical Theory in the Era of Globalization

updated: 
Sunday, February 18, 2018 - 1:23pm
A Special Issue of Pedagogy (Duke UP), scheduled for October 2020.
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 2, 2018

The editors of this special issue are seeking contributions on teaching critical theory in the global present. What is the relevance of teaching theory in the era of globalization, and what is at stake? What are the challenges and unavoidable paradoxes of teaching theory at a time when global classrooms are geared toward both neoliberal information/skills acquisition and conservative knowledge accumulation?

Regional Identities & Coastal Communities of the Pacific

updated: 
Sunday, February 18, 2018 - 7:12am
New Zealand Studies Association / University of Aveiro, Portugal
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, February 25, 2018

Papers can consider all topics related to the Pacific and New Zealand, with priority given to papers that address the themes of ‘regional identities’ and/or ‘coastal communities’. We are particularly interested in papers that consider space and place in relation to the coast, beaches and beyond. However, interpretations of the theme are broad and can include national, urban and rural identities, town and country, gender and ethnicity, cultural expressions and local industries, the environment and climate change. The conference fee includes annual membership to the NZSA, which for 2018 includes a twice-yearly journal.

(Extended) Blended Learning in the Liberal Arts Conference, submit by 2/19

updated: 
Friday, February 16, 2018 - 11:36am
Beth Seltzer / Bryn Mawr College
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, February 19, 2018

The seventh annual Blended Learning in the Liberal Arts conference will be held Wednesday, May 23 – Thursday, May 24, 2018 at Bryn Mawr College, just outside of Philadelphia. These conferences are a forum for faculty, staff, and students to share resources, techniques, findings, and experiences related to blended learning.

Our definition of blended learning is quite broad, encompassing any combination of online and face-to-face instruction that supports close faculty-student interactions and high-impact, student-centered pedagogies, promotes life-long learning, or otherwise contributes to the goals and mission of a liberal arts education.

Extendet Deadline - Call for Papers: Rocking Islam: Music and the Making of New Muslim Identities

updated: 
Friday, February 16, 2018 - 10:24am
Fatma Sagir / Institute for Cultural Anthropology Freiburg University
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, February 10, 2018

Freiburg University  -  Call for Papers

Centre for Popular Cultures and Music

 International Workshop

 ROCKING ISLAM:  Music and the Making of New Muslim Identities

27 - 29 September 2018 in Freiburg/Germany

Deadline                  : 20 March 2018

Event Date              : 27 – 29 September 2018

Location                  : Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg / Freiburg University

Organisation            : Zentrum für Populäre Kultur und Musik / Centre for Popular Cultures and Music Freiburg

Between Humanity and Divinity: In Literature, Art, Religion and Culture

updated: 
Thursday, February 15, 2018 - 9:34pm
Taiwan Association of Classic, Medieval and Renaissance Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, February 28, 2018

The 12th Annual International Conference of

Taiwan Association of

Classic, Medieval and Renaissance Studies

 

At National Chi Nan University, Taiwan

19-20, October, 2018

 

Between Humanity and Divinity:

In Literature, Art, Religion and Culture

Call for Papers (February 28th, 2018 Due)

 

Deadline extended -- Ev’ry Body, This Time: A Sexuality Studies Conference (April 12-14 2018)

updated: 
Thursday, February 15, 2018 - 8:02pm
The Center for the Study of Sexual Culture, University of California, Berkeley
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, February 28, 2018

Ev’ry Body, This Time: A Sexuality Studies Conference

 (Deadline extended!)

A conference free and open to the public hosted by the Center for the Study of Sexual Culture

University of California, Berkeley

April 12-14, 2018 at Sutardja Dai Hall on the U.C. Berkeley campus

Berkeley, California

For most recently updated information please visit cssc.berkeley.edu

The extended submission deadline is Feb 28, 2018, with rolling decisions announced.

 

Conference Description

 

Nature and Narrative: Writing, Literature and Pedagogy in the Anthropocene

updated: 
Thursday, February 15, 2018 - 12:20pm
Saint Louis University Madrid
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 31, 2017

Conference to be held in Madrid on June 22-23, 2018

 

Keynote speakers: Dr. Joni Adamson and Dr. Scott Slovic

 

Since the discovery of DNA the metaphor of writing to the genetic makeup of living beings has been a tempting one to engage. As George and Muriel Beadle wrote in 1966 (and as Marcello Barbieri points to in his essay “What is Biosemiotics?”) “The deciphering of the genetic code has revealed our possession of a language much older than hieroglyphics, a language as old as life itself, a language that is the most living language of all—even if its letters are invisible and its words are buried in the cells of our bodies” (Beadle and Beadle 1966). 

 

CFP for MLA 2019--Beyond Manga: Comics in Asia

updated: 
Thursday, February 15, 2018 - 11:57am
Jessica Gross, for MLA panel
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, March 15, 2018

The comics world has been hugely influenced by, and in a large part shaped by, Japanese manga. Thus, manga is the center of many discussions about Asian comics in the United States. However, in Comics Studies less attention is given to comics from other Asian countries. This panel seeks to widen the discussion about comics to bring attention to Asian comics outside of Japan, and to interrogate the many visual forms and thematic concerns of Asian comics. Papers on comics from any Asian country other than Japan are welcome; papers must be in English but may discuss comics in any language. This call is for a non-guaranteed panel at the 2019 Modern Language Association Convention in Chicago from January 3-6, 2019.

Place and Placelessness: An Interdisciplinary Postgraduate Conference

updated: 
Thursday, February 15, 2018 - 9:18am
University of Nottingham
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, May 4, 2018

Place and Placelessness

The 12th Annual Interdisciplinary Conference

Hosted by the  Landscape, Space, Place Research Group.

 We are excited to announce the CfP for ‘Place and Placelessness’ to be held at the University of Nottingham on 16 July 2018.

Confirmed Keynote Address: Dr David Cooper (Manchester Metropolitan University)

Traversing land, sea and sky: travel and the landscape

updated: 
Thursday, February 15, 2018 - 9:13am
Literary and Visual Landscapes, University of Bristol
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, March 18, 2018

Traversing land, sea and sky: travel and the landscape

25 April 2018, Wills Memorial Building, University of Bristol

 

‘Literary and Visual Landscapes’, a University of Bristol interdisciplinary seminar series, invites proposals for a symposium in April 2018 on the theme of ‘traversing land, sea and sky: travel and the landscape’. This symposium provides a welcoming and stimulating environment for researchers to share their insights and expertise, and opportunities to network with academics within and across disciplinary boundaries.

 

Street Art & Urban Creativity Journal Vol.4 - 2018

updated: 
Thursday, February 15, 2018 - 9:12am
urbancreativity
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, April 15, 2018

2018 SAUC Scientific Journal Call for papers

The SAUC (Street Art & Urban Creativity) is a peer review indexed  Scientific Journal, that is synchronized with Lisbon Conference and Activities, The authors of the approved papers will be invited to do their presentation in Lisbon SAUC Conference (July 5,6 and 7th).

General topic - Changing times: Tactics and Resilience
Several suggestions for connected issues (among many others):
- Rock art, Pompeii and today graffiti/ street art research/ practices.
- How time affects placement, content, and strategies for creation?
- Terminology and time, static meanings and updates.

MLA 2019: Nineteenth-Century Women’s Ghost Stories

updated: 
Thursday, February 15, 2018 - 9:11am
Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, March 11, 2018

Seeking paper abstracts for the special session “Nineteenth-Century Women’s Ghost Stories” at the MLA Annual Convention in Chicago, IL, January 3-6, 2019.

The organizer invites submissions that explore the literary features, historical contexts, textual elements, and adaptations/neo-Victorian incarnations of ghost stories by nineteenth-century American, British, and European women. This session will participate in the emerging critical conversation on nineteenth-century women‘s ghost stories and recognize the importance of this female literary tradition. Papers could explore the following topics in relation to these works:

Romanticism in the Age of World Wars

updated: 
Thursday, February 15, 2018 - 9:11am
Vivian Liska (University of Antwerp), Ortwin de Graef (KU Leuven), Tom Toremans (KU Leuven), Pieter Vermeulen (KU Leuven), and the doctoral students Ana Ashraf (KU Leuven), Laura Cernat (KU Leuven), and Kahn Faassen (KU Leuven).
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, May 1, 2018

CFP “Romanticism in the Age of World Wars” (Leuven, 11-13 November 2018)

 

Confirmed Keynote Speakers:

Santanu Das (King’s College London)

Marc Redfield (Brown University)

Paul K. Saint-Amour (University of Pennsylvania)

 

Confirmed Panel Conveners:

Karen Hagemann (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)

Jan Mieszkowski (Reed College)

Debjani Ganguly (University of Virginia)

 

 

Lukács and the World: Rethinking Global Circuits of Cultural Production

updated: 
Thursday, February 15, 2018 - 9:09am
Glyn Salton-Cox, Assistant Professor of English, UC Santa Barbara
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, March 15, 2018

 

Call for Papers

Lukács and the World: Rethinking Global Circuits of Cultural Production, 20-21st April, 2018, University of California, Santa Barbara

 Organizers: Naoki Yamomoto and Glyn Salton-Cox, UCSB

Keynote Speaker: Tyrus Miller, UC Santa Cruz

Contemporary Literature and/as Archive

updated: 
Thursday, February 15, 2018 - 9:08am
Special Issue, _LIT: Literature Interpretation Theory_
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, December 31, 2018

CFP: “Contemporary Literature and/as Archive”

Special Issue, LIT: Literature Interpretation Theory

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