all recent posts

Hegel and Modernism (MSA Las Vegas, 10.18)

updated: 
Tuesday, March 13, 2012 - 11:02am
Charles Altieri

Hegel and Modernism

This panel takes up a simple, but perhaps exacting question: What can the study of Hegel contribute to our understanding of modernism now?

Hegel and Modernism (MSA Las Vegas, 10.18)

updated: 
Tuesday, March 13, 2012 - 11:01am
Charles Altieri

Hegel and Modernism

This panel takes up a simple, but perhaps exacting question: What can the study of Hegel contribute to our understanding of modernism now?

CFP: Engaging with Difference, Gender and Sexuality in Education

updated: 
Tuesday, March 13, 2012 - 10:57am
Shenila Khoja-Moolji

Society for International Education Journal
Teachers College, Columbia University

Call for Papers: Engaging with Difference, Gender and Sexuality in Education

Submission deadline – April 30, 2012

[UPDATE] Animate Objects, Inanimate Bodies - EXTENDED DEADLINE TUESDAY 10th of APRIL 2012

updated: 
Tuesday, March 13, 2012 - 8:56am
King's College London

King's College London Annual Postgraduate Conference

What separates the human body from the objects around it? Are objects merely inanimate, inorganic things that are designed and used by human bodies? Is it solely the human body that is the physical site or limit of the self? Is there a divide between the human body and the object in the first place?

We are looking for papers which examine the interactions (or lack thereof) between bodies and objects in literature. These interactions could suggest an impenetrable divide between the human body and the object, could question where the body ends and the object begins, or could reveal how bodies and objects inform one another.

The Future of Teaching the Past (IJILTH, Special Issue)

updated: 
Tuesday, March 13, 2012 - 5:19am
International Journal of Innovation and Leadership in the Teaching of Humanities

The teaching of ancient languages and cultures has become increasingly marginalised within the linguistic studies in general, and university curricula in particular. In this issue, we will see at new ways how new teaching methodologies and technologies can be applied to this historical branch.

Among the questions addressed here are the contributions historical linguistic studies can make to both neighbouring and more remote academic disciplines, as well as to the general education and professional training of university students.

[UPDATE] CFP: Victorian Travelers*: Women Writing Boundaries DEADLINE EXTENDED March 31 - RMMLA 2012 (Oct. 11-13, Boulder, CO)

updated: 
Tuesday, March 13, 2012 - 1:22am
Kimberly Madsen, College of Southern Idaho, English Department

This session invites papers that consider the boundaries - physical, imposed, and imaginary - that Victorian women travelers crossed. Please contact Kimberly Madsen at kmadsen@csi.edu with a 300 word abstract before March 31.

For more information on the conference visit: http://rmmla.wsu.edu/conferences/default.asp

Gullivers Travels- Travel and pop culture. Deadline 14 March 12

updated: 
Monday, March 12, 2012 - 11:09pm
Scott Davis

Looking for information as it pertains Swift's Gullivers Travels and his influence on pop culture and travel writing. Scope is to see how Swift's classic work has been adapted to, or influenced, the modern era.

Multidisciplinary Special Issue on "Remembering the Civil War"

updated: 
Monday, March 12, 2012 - 8:09pm
Southern Cultures, the multidisciplinary quarterly from UNC's Center for the Study of the American South

Southern Cultures has just expanded our online archive of material on the Civil War and numerous other subject areas, which now includes twenty years of content. In addition, next year we will publish a new special issue, "Remembering the Civil War," for which we are now accepting submissions from scholars from all fields.

Over 60,000 people annually read Southern Cultures in print, online, and through eBooks, including scholars and students of American studies, literature, history, labor, African American Studies, religion, pop culture, sociology, women & gender, folklore, film, art, and many other subjects.

South Central MLA Biography/Autobiography/Memoir panel

updated: 
Monday, March 12, 2012 - 1:52pm
South Central Modern Language Association

The 2012 South Central MLA Conference is accepting paper proposals for its Biography/Autobiography/Memoir panel. Paper proposals on any aspect of biography, autobiography, and memoir are welcome. Literary papers as well as creative works will be accepted. Please submit a 200-word abstract by 3/21/12 to jamiekorsmo@hotmail.com.

The SCMLA conference will be held in San Antonio, TX on November 8-10, 2012.

Call for Abstracts (April 13, 2012) for CRITICAL INSIGHTS: SPORTS FICTION, a collection of scholarly essays (Salem Press)

updated: 
Monday, March 12, 2012 - 1:36pm
Michael Cocchiarale (Widener University) and Scott D. Emmert (University of Wisconsin— Fox Valley)

Bernard Malamud, John Updike, Don DeLillo, Philip Roth, Paul Beatty, Jenifer Levin—-these are just a few of our most ambitious and highly regarded American writers who have produced thoughtful, significant literary fiction about the world of sports. In their work and the work of others, we see how the arena or field of play is a stage upon which passionate human dramas about almost every aspect of American culture are performed.

Pages