Pop Culture and World Politics v5.0
9-11 November 2012
Hobart and William Smith Colleges - Geneva, NY 14456 USA
Pop Culture and World Politics v5.0
The thematic focus of this interdisciplinary conference relates principally to the concepts of authority and wisdom as they apply, and have applied, to the Irish nation in times of change. In recent times, Ireland has witnessed a profound reconfiguration in terms of its cultural, political, constitutional, and religious identities, resulting in an unparalleled questioning of the discourses and narratives that had seemingly defined the nation.
Manuscripts are solicited for a new collection of original essays on Hemingway's posthumous works: A Moveable Feast, Islands in the Stream, The Garden of Eden, True at First Light, Under Kilimanjaro, stories, and journalism/essays. Interested scholars might also consider any newly accessioned series of correspondence between Hemingway and others, particularly in the JFK collection, that might be thought to comprise a "narrative" of its own and cast light on his writing style, fictional preoccupations, etc.
Any approaches will be considered, although there is a special interest in working with compositional history, editing and revision, both by Hemingway and by editors, friends, and others after his death.
The eighteenth century's fascination with everyday life can be detected in a wide range of genres and cultural practices, including the novel, familiar essay, satire, drame bourgeois, biography, autobiography, genre painting, letter-writing and journalizing. This panel invites an interdisciplinary exploration of this new interest in the ordinary, focusing especially on issues of aesthetics: How did everyday life come to be seen as a worthy subject of aesthetic representation? What were the privileged modes of narrativity or protocols of description used for these representations, and where did they come from? How, in turn, did new aesthetic forms allow individuals to see and think about ordinary life in new ways?
Generative & Algorithmic Art, Leonardo Electronic Almanac
Senior editors for this issue: Lanfranco Aceti, Meredith Hoy, and Kris Paulsen.
The recent flurry of critical attention paid to the zombie and other forms of living dead, such as the vampire (back again to haunt the cultural imagination of a new generation) or the ghost (gliding along a spectrum from spiritual to secularized in the era of the cybergothic), illustrates how our monsters personify the question "What comes next for me?" Additionally, post-apocalyptic fantasies and necroscapes dramatizing the end of human civilization pose the query continually recurring in our collective nightmares: "What is next for humanity?" Recent trends in humanities scholarship move beyond the human to a broader perspective of what constitutes being by looking to the animal, the machine, or the environment, while interest in posthuman figures like
The Social Work Review invites authors to contribute with original papers to Issue no. 2 on 2013, with the following focus: "Youth Employment – Challenges and Opportunities".
We welcome innovative articles, research articles, analysis of policies, practices and their implications for social workers.
South-Indian cinema, from its inception, has exhibited unique yet subtle moves in technology, production, distribution, consumption, spectatorship, aesthetics, and representation. In a span of more than hundred years, South-Indian cinema has exceptionally formulated its own niche within the larger contours of World cinema and the Indian film industry and has evolved as a significant cultural expression which deserves meticulous critical attention. Any contemporary approach to South-Indian cinema includes the enormous systems of stardom, fan-dom, image-nation, spectacle-spectator, economy of film production, technology, cultural politics of film and viewership.
The E. E. Cummings Society and the Society's journal, Spring, invite abstracts for 20-minute papers for the 41st annual Louisville Conference on Literature and Culture since 1900, February 21-23, 2013, at the University of Louisville (http://www.thelouisvilleconference.com). This session explores poet E. E. Cummings' role in a transforming modernism that breaks the barrier between language and arts. We are particularly interested in how the innovations and radicalism of Cummings' experiments in typography, poetic genres, narrative forms, and in visual and performing arts transform modernism.
In conjuncton with the 10th annual Tallgrass Film Festival, Wichita State University will sponsor its preliminary conference focusing on Independent Film. Any aspect of Independent Film will be considered for this one-day conference, slated for October 17. Those who read papers will be offered a significant discount for the ensuing Tallgrass Film Festival All-Session pass. While the majority of sessions will be oriented to film scholars, some sessions are reserved for college and high school students interested in Independent Film. Abstracts due by September 10.
Proposed Panel for Society of Cinema and Media Studies conference 2013, March 6-10, Chicago, IL.
Youth Media Production: Theory and Practice
Hortulus: The Online Graduate Journal of Medieval Studies
Volume 8, number 1 (2012)
Call for Papers: General Issue
SUBMISSION DEADLINE for Vol. 8, no. 1: 15 August 2012
Hortulus: The Online Graduate Journal of Medieval Studies is a refereed, peer-reviewed, and born-digital journal devoted to the culture, literature, history, and society of the medieval past. Published semiannually, the journal collects exceptional examples of work by graduate students on any theme, discipline, subject, and period of medieval studies. We also welcome book reviews of monographs published or re-released in the past five years that are of interest to medievalists.
Since the January 25 Revolution, Egyptians have been offered several opportunities to make their voices heard through the ballot box. The elections held in 2011 and 2012 have been occasions for the different political currents not only to come into office or to influence politics, but also to test their worth. Due to the post-revolutionary context, this issue of Egypt Arab World will be both in continuity with previous studies of Egyptian elections, as well as reflect a rupture in the study of the subject.
An open access scholarly, online, peer-reviewed, interdisciplinary, bimonthly, and fully refereed journal IJAET with 1.96 GEI index factor
We are calling for submission of papers. The call for paper process is ongoing. You can submit your manuscripts online on the email: firstname.lastname@example.org / email@example.com
Conference Theme: Learning and Teaching Through Transformative Spaces
As previous Asian Conferences on Education have shown, education and lifelong learning can be seen as a solution to a host of local and global problems whilst globalized education systems are becoming increasing socially, ethnically and culturally diverse. Nevertheless, knowledge is often defined through discourses embedded in Western paradigms, whilst globalised education systems become increasingly determined by dominant knowledge economies.