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(Im)Possible Cities

updated: 
Friday, November 25, 2016 - 6:23am
Association for Literary Urban Studies (ALUS)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 31, 2017

(Im)Possible Cities

The First International Conference of the Association for Literary Urban Studies

23–24 August 2017, University of Tampere, Finland

 

“He was thinking of all these things when he desired a city.”

Italo Calvino, Invisible Cities

In the wake of two successful international conferences under the auspices of the Helsinki Literature and the City Network, we are welcoming scholars interested in urban writing to the first international conference of the Association for Literary Urban Studies (ALUS), to be organized at the University of Tampere, Finland.

Thoreau, Poetry, Poetics - ALA 2017 panel

updated: 
Friday, November 25, 2016 - 6:23am
Thoreau Society
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 1, 2017

American Literature Association panel

28th Annual Conference, Boston, MA

May 25 – 28, 2017

Thoreau, Poetry, Poetics

Non-Monumental Ecologies

updated: 
Friday, November 25, 2016 - 6:22am
Christopher Walker / Association for the Study of Literature and the Environment
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 9, 2016

Contemporary environmental theory has adopted vast spatial and temporal paradigms as a method for reckoning with global-scale environmental problems. These paradigms—increasingly bracketed under the concepts of the “Anthropocene,” “Capitalocene,” “World-Ecology,” and “Great Acceleration,” among others—offer what has been termed a "god’s eye view" of environmental catastrophe. While granting a macro-scale view of human agency and ecological change, these monumental concepts risk collapsing into what Hans Ulrich Gumbrecht has in another context described as an “ever-broadening present of simultaneities.” In response to the “big history” turn, this panel will attend to the cracks, fissures, and seams in the monumental.

Activism and the Humanities: A Graduate Student Conference Sponsored by the English Department of St. John's University

updated: 
Friday, November 25, 2016 - 6:22am
English Department, St. John's University
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Call for Papers

Activism and the Humanities:

A Graduate Student Conference sponsored by the
English Department at St. John's University

in conjunction with a special issue of the

SJU Humanities Review, Spring 2017

  

When: April 1, 2017,

The Arts of Spinoza + Pacific Spinoza

updated: 
Friday, November 25, 2016 - 6:22am
University of Auckland and Auckland University of Technology
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 30, 2017

Full details at: www.interstices.ac.nz/call-for-papers-spinoza-auckland-2017/

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PLENARIES / KEYNOTES include:

MOIRA GATENS
Challis Professor of Philosophy, University of Sydney
MICHAEL LEBUFFE
Baier Chair, Early Modern Philosophy, University of Otago
SUSAN RUDDICK
Professor, Geography & Planning, University of Toronto
ANTHONY UHLMANN
Professor, Writing and Society, University of Western Sydney

CFP: Excess, Desire, and Twenty-First Century Women's Writing [DEADLINE EXTENDED]

updated: 
Wednesday, November 23, 2016 - 8:45pm
Jessica Gildersleeve / Hecate: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Women's Liberation
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 9, 2016

CALL FOR PAPERS

CFP: Excess, Desire and Twenty-First Century Women’s Writing

8–10 Feb. 2017. The University of Queensland, St Lucia, Brisbane, QLD4072, Australia

Islands on Sale: New Zealand and Pacific Arts in the Global Marketplace

updated: 
Wednesday, November 23, 2016 - 4:12am
Regent’s University, London 30 June/1 July 2017. Cohosted by the University of Northampton in association with the New Zealand Studies Network
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, February 28, 2017

This conference will be devoted to the discussion of recent developments affecting the production and reception of New Zealand and Pacific literary, visual and performance arts in a global context. It will focus on a range of issues related to the creation, reception, study, translation and marketing of these forms of expression. Whereas on the one hand New Zealand and Pacific arts are being created and circulated as deriving from culturally specific locations, they have also been received, translated, taught and marketed as part of the more broadly defined category of ‘world’ culture.

Toxic/cities

updated: 
Tuesday, November 22, 2016 - 9:26pm
19th Annual Graduate Student Conference * Department of Modern Languages and Literatures/Centre for the Study of Theory and Criticism * Western University
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 2, 2016

Reminder! Please submit to this graduate student conference! Very interdisciplinary, and the deadline is coming up fast! 

 

Toxic/cities 

19th Annual Graduate Student Conference

March 2-4, 2017

Western University, London, Ontario, Canada

Deadline for submission of abstracts: December 2, 2017

 

Presented by the Graduate Programs in Comparative Literature, Hispanic Studies, and Theory & Criticism

Western University invites you to take up the topic: Toxic/cities

at the 19th Annual Graduate Student Conference, to be held from March 2-4, 2017 in London, Ontario, Canada.

 

27th Annual Mardi Gras Conference

updated: 
Tuesday, November 22, 2016 - 3:29pm
Louisiana State University's English Graduate Student Organization
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 16, 2016

27th Annual Mardi Gras Conference

 

Where: Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA

When: February 22-24, 2017

Abstracts due: December 16, 2016

http://mgcon2017.weebly.com/

 

Theme:

Gumbo & Zydeco: Interdisciplinary Magic

Breaking New Ground: Pluralistic Approaches to Global Ecocriticism

updated: 
Monday, November 21, 2016 - 1:50pm
School of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures, University of Maryland-College Park
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, December 1, 2016

Call for Papers- Breaking New Ground: Pluralistic Approaches to Global Ecocriticism

Friday, March 3, 2017 – Saturday, March 4, 2017

School of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures Graduate Colloquium

University of Maryland-College Park

 

Keynote speaker: Dr. Stephanie Posthumus, McGill University

Abstract proposals due: December 1

 

“Imagined Forms: Modeling and Material Culture” November, 2017

updated: 
Monday, November 21, 2016 - 11:13am
Center for Material Culture Studies, University of Delaware, and the Hagley Museum and Library, Delaware
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, February 15, 2017

“Imagined Forms: Modeling and Material Culture” November 17-18, 2017

A symposium hosted by the Center for Material Culture Studies, University of Delaware, and the Hagley Museum and Library, Delaware

Keynote Speakers:
Johanna Drucker, UCLA
Peter Galison, Harvard University

Digital Textualities/Canadian Contexts: special issue Studies in Canadian Literature (SCL/ÉLC)

updated: 
Monday, November 21, 2016 - 10:21am
Canadian Writing Research Collaboratory (CWRC) & SCL/ÉLC
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, January 5, 2017

SCL/ÉLC - Studies in Canadian Literature - special issue

Digital Textualities/Canadian Contexts

Essays on the intersection of text and the digital in the Canadian context are invited by the Canadian Writing Research Collaboratory/Collaboratoire scientifique des écrits du Canada (CSÉC/CWRC) for a special issue of Studies in Canadian Literature/Études en littérature canadienne on digital approaches to writing and culture in Canada. 

We are interested in submissions that take up digital literary or cultural research, broadly conceived, in Canada. Essay topics might include, but are not limited to, the following:

Hakluyt Society Essay Prize (travel writing)

updated: 
Monday, November 21, 2016 - 10:21am
Hakluyt Society
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, November 30, 2016

The Hakluyt Society

 

Publisher since 1846 of Historical Voyages and Travels

  

Hakluyt Society Essay Prize

The Hakluyt Society awards an annual essay prize (or more than one, if the judges so decide) of up to a total of £750. The prize or prizes for 2017 will be presented, if possible, at the Hakluyt Society’s Annual General Meeting in London in June 2017. Winners will also receive a one-year membership of the Hakluyt Society. The Society hopes that the winning essay will be published, either in the Society’s online journal or in a recognised academic journal.

Beyond the Body: Explorations in posthumanism and transhumanism

updated: 
Monday, November 21, 2016 - 10:21am
Society of Akron Graduate English Scholars - University of Akron
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, February 3, 2017

 

BEYOND THE BODY:

Explorations in Post-humanism and Trans-humanism

SAGES Fifth Annual Interdisciplinary Student Conference

The University of Akron

Student Union

March 16, 2017

 

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