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Book Series: Critical African Studies in Gender and Sexuality

updated: 
Tuesday, November 28, 2017 - 1:54am
Babacar M'Baye
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, July 31, 2017

 

CRITICAL AFRICAN STUDIES IN

GENDER AND SEXUALITY

 

SERIES EDITORS: Besi Brillian Muhonja and Babacar M’Baye

 

 ABOUT THE SERIES:

Dangerous Knowledge: 2018 PEAKS Interdisciplinary Conference

updated: 
Tuesday, November 28, 2017 - 12:16am
Northern Arizona University's Graduate English Organization
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 14, 2018

Keynote Speaker: Salvador Plascencia, author of The People of Paper

Conference Date: Friday, February 9, 2018 

Contact Email: peaksconference@gmail.com

As an interdisciplinary conference, PEAKS encourages and accepts research from a wide range of scholarly and creative disciplines such as literature, linguistics, rhetoric, education, creative writing, history, art history, musicology, women and gender studies, film studies, science, philosophy, psychology, communications, and much more! 


Dangerous Knowledge: 2018 PEAKS Interdisciplinary Conference at Northern Arizona University 

The Grimm Mouse: Violence in Post-9/11 Animated Disney Films

updated: 
Monday, November 27, 2017 - 10:08pm
Christie Rinck and Heidi Tilney Kramer, University of South Florida
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 5, 2018

THE GRIMM MOUSE: VIOLENCE IN POST-9/11 ANIMATED DISNEY FILMS

 

In 2009, Hubka, Hovdestad and Tonmyr examined Disney animated films from 1937-2006 for "child endangerment," finding a total of 26 of the 42 (62%) main characters were maltreated at least once.  This trend continues in contemporary American G and PG rated animated features.

Not only are child characters in these films treated and portrayed poorly, 9/11 related themes have skyrocketed since 2001; these include issues of patriotism versus nationalism, the security state, and even torture scense.  For example, think of toddler Boo strapped into the torture chair ("scream extractor") in Monsters, Inc.

Platform: Journal of Theatre and Performing Arts 12.2 'On Magic'

updated: 
Monday, November 27, 2017 - 7:04pm
Royal Holloway, University of London
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, February 26, 2018

Please find below the CFP for the next issue of Platform: Journal of Theatre and Performing Arts — ‘On Magic’ (deadline: 26 February 2018). If you have an idea for this issue but are not sure it fits the CFP, please get in touch with us at platform-submissions@rhul.ac.uk!

Platform is a peer-reviewed journal published out of Royal Holloway, University of London and has been devoted to publishing the work of postgraduates, postdoctoral researchers, and entry-level academics in the fields of theatre and performing arts for almost 12 years. 

Platform: Journal of Theatre and Performing Arts 12.2: ‘On Magic’

The Films of John Hughes

updated: 
Monday, November 27, 2017 - 4:10pm
Timothy Shary and Frances Smith
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, December 31, 2017

UPDATE:

 

CFP: The Films of John Hughes (Refocus Series)

Series Editors: Gary D Rhodes, Robert Singer

Editors: Timothy Shary, Frances Smith

 

Criterion: A Journal of Literary Criticism

updated: 
Monday, November 27, 2017 - 4:10pm
Brigham Young University
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Criterion: A Journal of Literary Criticism seeks original, well-researched, and intellectually rigorous essays written from diverse critical perspectives and about texts from any time period or literary tradition.

Submissions to both the general section and the Forum should be between 3000 and 6000 words (not including the bibliography). All submissions should be double-spaced, written in English, and formatted according to the most recent MLA guidelines. Submissions should be uploaded as MS Word files through our website and online submission system. (https://scholarsarchive.byu.edu/criterion/)

Literacy, Journey, and Cultural Encounter

updated: 
Monday, November 27, 2017 - 3:30pm
Institute of Applied Studies in the Humanities of Mahdia, university of Monastir, Tunisia in partnership with LAD, university of Sfax
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 15, 2018

CALL FOR PAPERS

 

The Republic of Tunisia

The Higher Institute of Applied Studies in the Humanities, University of Monastir in partnership with “l’Association de la Creation Culturelle” and the research laboratory “Approches du Discours” (LAD), University of Sfax organize an international conference on

 

Literacy,  Journey,  and Cultural Encounter

 

Venue : The Higher Institute of Applied Studies in the Humanities of Mahdia, University of Monastir, Tunisia.

 

April 11-12-13, 2018

Midwestern Conference on Literature, Language, and Media - MCLLM

updated: 
Monday, November 27, 2017 - 2:27pm
Northern Illinois University
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, January 31, 2018

Northern Illinois University
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Department of English
are proud to announce the 26th annual

Registration Form

Online Registration

Call for Papers

 Midwestern Conference on Literature, Language, and Media (MCLLM)

 April 13-14, 2018

 

CALL FOR PAPERS: MCLLM

 

Conference Date: April 13th-14th, 2018

Deadline for Proposals: January 31, 2018

Theme: “Borders and Transitions”

 

Ecocomposition at the Community College

updated: 
Monday, November 27, 2017 - 12:16pm
Edited collection
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, February 15, 2018

Contributions are invited to a proposed volume of essays on teaching ecocomposition at the community college level.  

ATHE 2018 Religion and Theatre Emerging Scholars Panel

updated: 
Monday, November 27, 2017 - 12:16pm
Association for Theatre in Higher Education (ATHE) - Religion and Theatre Focus Group
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, February 23, 2018

The Association for Theatre in Higher Education (ATHE) 2018 Conference

Boston, MA

August 1-5, 2018

 

Maritime Animals: Telling stories of animals at sea

updated: 
Monday, November 27, 2017 - 12:15pm
Kaori Nagai
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Maritime Animals

Telling stories of animals at sea

 

 

Two-day international conference

National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London, UK

 

 

April 26-27, 2019

 

Keynote speakers

Thom van Dooren      

William Gervase Clarence-Smith

 

 

Horror Vacui: 5th Annual Graduate Conference of the Department of Spanish & Portuguese - University of Minnesota

updated: 
Monday, November 27, 2017 - 12:15pm
Department of Spanish & Portuguese - University of Minnesota
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, February 1, 2018

The graduate students from the Department of Spanish and Portuguese Studies of the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities are pleased to announce that we will be hosting our annual conference, titled ''Horror vacui: V Annual Graduate Student Conference''. The conference will take place on March 30-31, 2018 in Minneapolis. Through the Latin expression horror vacui we intend to synthesize a comprehensive Western tradition of the creation of and approach to different kinds of emptiness, be they linguistics, political, cultural, or artistic voids, whose mere existence generates anguish and, thereby, legitimizes the strategies of their occupation and suppression.

We are proud to announce the participation of the plenary speakers:

Visualizing the Victorians: Objects, Arts, and Artifacts

updated: 
Monday, November 27, 2017 - 12:15pm
Victorian Studies Association of Ontario, 51st Annual Conference, 28 April 2018
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, February 5, 2018

Call for Papers:

Victorian Studies Association of Ontario, 51st Annual Conference

28 April 2018

Toronto, Ontario

 

Visualizing the Victorians: Objects, Arts, and Artifacts

 

2018 English Graduate Student Union (EGSU) Interdisciplinary Conference

updated: 
Monday, November 27, 2017 - 12:15pm
West Virginia University English Graduate Student Union
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 19, 2018

In her essay “Posthumanist Performativity” Karen Barad writes that she wants to understand “how matter comes to matter.” . New materialist scholars like Barad use “matter” as an anchor, closing in on the physical and metaphysical “matter” of politics, economy, ecology, technology, nature, and art. These scholars are shifting away from a framework of human representation to a framework of phenomena; eliding the anthropological and instead focusing on how they themselves are a part of an interconnected whole. From a literary perspective that “matter” is broadly defined and nebulous in its construction.

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