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Art & Activism: Resilience Techniques in Times of Crisis

updated: 
Tuesday, May 23, 2017 - 6:02pm
LUCAS, Leiden University (The Netherlands)
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Art & Activism: Resilience Techniques in Times of Crisis

13-15 December 2017, Leiden, the Netherlands

Hosted by the Research Center for Material Culture of the Volkenkunde Museum (National Museum of World Cultures)

Abstracts due: 31 May 2017 (300 words + bibliography of 3-5 key sources + short bio note). Notification by: 1 July 2017

Send to: artandactivismcon@gmail.com

Confirmed Keynotes: 
T.J. Demos (University of California Santa Cruz) and Susan Cahan (Yale University)

Intersecting Spaces, Mobility, and Language in the ‘Uncommon Community’

updated: 
Tuesday, May 23, 2017 - 6:02pm
Northeastern Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, September 30, 2017

The notion of “community” sometimes centers unquestioningly on whatever it is shared by a given group of people without pausing to study the emergence of the uncommon, the disparate or the disjointed among its members. Thus, certain practices underlying distinctiveness, differentiation, and separation are manifested in ways that may become as equally meaningful to them as their common cultural, political, religious, material, and any other structures, values, and characteristics representing them and their community.

Queering Cyberspace/Queers in Cyberspace

updated: 
Tuesday, May 23, 2017 - 5:59pm
Josie Rush / NeMLA 2018
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, September 30, 2017

Today, the internet serves as a watering hole for many LGBT individuals, whether as a place to go to meet, learn, organize, converse, plan, debate, or play. According to a 2013 study by the Gay, Lesbian, & Straight Education Network (GLSEN), LGBT youth are five times more likely than non-LGBT youth to search online for information on sexuality or sexual attraction, almost twice as likely to search for medical information online than non-LGBT peers, and report high levels of online civic engagement. 1 in 4 LGBT youth report being “more out” online than offline, 1 in 10 LGBT youth report first coming out online, and about 52% of LGBT youth who weren’t out offline had used the Internet to connect to other LGBT users (GLSEN).

DEADLINE EXTENDED: Epistemologies of Sight and Touch in American Literature for PAMLA Conference 2017 Honolulu, Hawaii (11/10-12/2017)

updated: 
Tuesday, May 23, 2017 - 5:59pm
Emily Butler-Probst, University of Colorado, Boulder
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, June 26, 2017

This session welcomes papers that explore the nature of sight and touch as sources of knowledge in American literature. Papers analyzing the use of touch as a means of resolving doubts about visual knowledge or the different implications of gathering knowledge through sight as opposed to touch are particularly encouraged.

Individual paper presentations will be between 15 and 20 minutes long. Please submit proposals via the online system by May 21, 2017. The PAMLA 2017 Conference will be held at the lovely Chaminade University of Honolulu (with the official conference hotel being the Ala Moana) from Friday, November 10 to Sunday, November 12.

Paper proposals must be made via our online system found here:

Digital Imaginaries of the South: Stories of Belonging and Uprooting in Hispanic Cinemas

updated: 
Tuesday, May 23, 2017 - 5:59pm
Carlos III University of Madrid / Tecmerin Research Group
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, May 28, 2017

International Conference

"Digital Imaginaries of the South: Stories of Belonging and Uprooting in Hispanic Cinemas"

October 18-20, 2017
Universidad Carlos III de Madrid / Casa de América (Madrid)
International Film Conference (IV TECMERIN Academic Meeting)

Hunting for the Real Hunter S. Thompson in the Great Shark Hunt

updated: 
Tuesday, May 23, 2017 - 5:59pm
Keith C. Wilson
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, August 9, 2017

Greetings. 

The Great Shark Hunt is Hunter S. Thompson’s first volume of Gonzo Journalism, spanning about twenty years of articles which experimented in blending and bending genre. What makes these articles experimental is his unconventional use of fiction and humor in sports writing and political commentary.  

Media and Culture

updated: 
Tuesday, May 23, 2017 - 5:55pm
Academy of Social Sciences
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, June 1, 2017

Journal: Media and Communication/ Mediji i komunikacije

Law and (Dis)Order: Call for Panel Themes

updated: 
Tuesday, May 23, 2017 - 5:55pm
Sewanee Medieval Colloquium
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, July 27, 2017

The Sewanee Medieval Colloquium invites proposals for panel themes engaging with forms of law, order, disorder and resistance in all aspects of medieval cultures. These sub-themes address a particular aspect of our general theme, and could be the basis for either one or two panels. As a rule of thumb, panel themes should be broad enough to encourage numerous applicants, and interdisciplinary proposals are particularly encouraged.

Law and (Dis)Order: Call for Papers and Panels

updated: 
Tuesday, May 23, 2017 - 5:54pm
Sewanee Medieval Colloquium
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, October 26, 2017

The Sewanee Medieval Colloquium invites papers exploring aspects of law, order, disorder and resistance in all aspects of medieval cultures. This includes legal codes, social order, orthodoxy and heterodoxy, poetic or artistic form, gender construction, racial divisions, scientific and philosophical order, the history of popular rebellion, and other ways of conceptualizing our theme.

Horror is Where the Heart Is: Representations of Home in the Horror Genre

updated: 
Tuesday, May 23, 2017 - 5:53pm
Film & History
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, July 1, 2017

Representing "Home" The 2017 Film & History ConferenceCFP: Horror is Where the Heart Is: Representations of Home in the Horror Genre

November 1-November 5, 2017
The Hilton Milwaukee City Center
Milwaukee, WI (USA)

UPDATE DEADLINE for abstracts: General acceptance: July 1, 2017

Film & History is delighted to announce that the international premiere of 130 Year Road Trip Live—a live participatory documentary—will be the featured event at our 2017 conference. The film/performance explores the history of spatial planning in Nazi Germany, its understandings of home, nation, and belonging, and its roots in the North American colonial practices of 1883.

Life Writing in African Literature

updated: 
Tuesday, May 23, 2017 - 5:53pm
Renee Schatteman/ SAMLA (Nov. 3-5, Atlanta)
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, July 16, 2017

 

 

LIFE WRITING IN AFRICAN LITERATURE: THE POWER OF THE PERSONAL

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