Madness and theatre are not unfamiliar bedfellows. Their twinned histories are in evidence since the earliest examples of literature. Eschewing the somewhat hazy link between madness and creativity, however, this interdisciplinary conference opens up a critical dialogue between mental ill health and theatre and asks how far performance might be a useful methodology for understanding and articulating alternative mental experiences. We are particularly concerned with the shifts in notions of mental ill health, its treatment, and its spaces from the late nineteenth century onwards and how this psychiatric and human history might speak to a concomitant theatre history.
Further chapters on specific areas sought for the Ashgate Research Companion to Paranormal Cultures.
Computer Science Journals (CSC Journals) invites researchers, editors, scientists & scholars to publish their scientific research papers in an International Journal of Engineering (IJE) Volume 6, Issue 3.
International Journal of Engineering (IJE) is devoted in assimilating publications that document development and research results within the broad spectrum of subfields in the engineering sciences. The journal intends to disseminate knowledge in the various disciplines of the engineering field from theoretical, practical and analytical research to physical implications and theoretical or quantitative discussion intended for both academic and industrial progress.
Computer Science Journals (CSC Journals) invites researchers, editors, scientists & scholars to publish their scientific research papers in an International Journal of Computer Science and Security (IJCSS) Volume 6, Issue 3.
Computer Science Journals (CSC Journals) invites researchers, editors, scientists & scholars to publish their scientific research papers in an International Journal of Biometrics and Bioinformatics (IJBB) Volume 6, Issue 3.
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SCIENCE FICTION, FANTASY, AND LEGEND AREA
2012 Conference of The Northeast Popular Culture/American Culture Association (NEPCA)
St. John Fisher College in Rochester, New York
26-27 October 2012
Proposals by 1 June 2012
"Principles of Uncertainty"
A Conference on Critical Theory
Keynote Speaker: Martin Hägglund
The students of the Department of Comparative Literature at the City University of New York Graduate Center present the first annual interdisciplinary conference on literary theory to be held Friday, May 4, 2012. This conference is being given in support of the CUNY Graduate Center's proposed certificate for Critical Theory, which is dedicated to the study of literary and critical theory.
We invite papers from all disciplines focusing on works from any period that explore the theme of uncertainty as it pertains to literary and critical theory.
Signaled in colonial portrayals of a New World rife with lush resources and intense mortal dangers to contemporary discourses surrounding public healthcare and its monetary costs/benefits---the country's physical and economic "well being" have long been connected in the public psyche. Recognizing the symbolic possibilities behind this connection, American authors frequently used it to explore public and social issues affecting their nation and its citizenry. This panel seeks projects which explore such connections. Essays may pertain to any American literary period or genre. In addition, all cross-disciplinary and/or hemispheric approaches will be considered. Possible topics may include but are not limited to:
International trans-disciplinary conference focusing on practice and theory of trade policy for small states in the contemporary global economy drawing on the experience and lessons from the Caribbean.
Call for Papers
Caribbean Conference on Trade Policy, Innovation Governance and Small State Competitiveness
11-13 June, 2012
Shridath Ramphal Centre, University of the West Indies, Cave Hill Campus, Barbados
19th Annual German Graduate Studies Conference at the University of Virginia
Charlottesville (February 17-18)
Organizers: Charles Taggart and Rebekah Slodounik (University of Virginia)
Further Information: www.uvagermangradconference2012.wordpress.com
Charles Taggart: (email@example.com)
Wormwood Chapbooks is now seeking chapbook manuscripts for publication. We publish both poetry and short story collections; for full details, please consult our submishmash, which can be found by following the link under the "submit" tab on our website:
Please read the instructions carefully before submitting to Wormwood; also, please send all manuscripts via submishmash - not through e-mail.
Our reading time varies, but we try to read manuscripts within three months of the original submission date. Please do not inquire about the status of your submitted manuscripts unless 90 days have passed.
A Few Lines Magazine is currently accepting submissions for its fourth issue, which is slated to come out in March or April. Our publication is growing rapidly, and our readership is larger than ever.
We accept submissions of poetry, flash fiction, fiction, and creative non-fiction. We read on a daily basis, so please feel free to submit at any time.
We're in the process of printing our second issue, and the electronic edition of our fourth issue is scheduled to release sometime within the next few months. Please feel free to flip through the pages of our past publications to get a sense of what we publish. We are not partial to any sort of aesthetic per se; we simply aim to publish literature.
Call for Papers: Design, Mediation, and the Posthuman
We invite submissions for an edited anthology exploring the disciplinary intersections of technological mediation, design, and the posthuman.
Deadline: Abstracts of 500 words should be submitted by March 30, 2012. Notifications will be made by early May with final drafts of submissions due by September 30, 2012.
Please include a short biographical statement with abstracts.
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Aftermaths:Revolution and Recovery
An Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference
at the University of Western Ontario, Canada
The last decade has produced a definition of Late Modernism as an array of aesthetic practices united by a departure from the hallmarks of early and high modernism. "Late Modernism," as defined by texts such as Fredric Jameson's A Singular Modernity and Tyrus Miller's Late Modernism, takes shape as a program aimed at revising modernist practices of formal and ideological innovation originally designed to generate critical distance from the dominant social norms, political trends and popular-cultural modalities of early twentieth-century Euro-America. In Miller's words, Late Modernist aesthetics attempts to "register the ways in which intense social, political, and economic pressures . . .