How have poets revised organic metaphors for poetic form since Coleridge? Papers on organic form and ecocriticism, biopolitics, or experimental poetics welcome. 250-word abstracts by 15 March 2012; Michelle Niemann (email@example.com).
International Journal of Advances in Engineering and Technology (IJAET) ISSN 2231-1963
An open access scholarly, online, peer-reviewed, interdisciplinary, bimonthly, and fully refereed journal IJAET with 1.96 GEI index factor
TRANSITIONS 3 – Call for Papers
Transitions is a one-day symposium promoting new research and multi-disciplinary academic study of comics/ comix/ manga/ bande dessinée and other forms of sequential art, now in its third year.
WHEN? Saturday the 3rd of November 2012
WHERE? School of Arts, Birkbeck, University of London, London WC1E 7HX
Comics studies occupy a unique multi-disciplinary middle-space, one that encourages cross-disciplinary pollination and a convergence of distinct knowledges: literary and cultural studies, visual arts and media, modern languages, sociology, geography and more.
An international journal devoted to the study of Austrian culture and literature
Published annually in the spring
Editor: Fausto Cercignani
Prof. Dr. Achim Aurnhammer (Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg)
Prof. Dr. Alberto Destro (Università degli Studi di Bologna)
Prof. Dr. Konstanze Fliedl (Universität Wien)
Prof. Dr. Hubert Lengauer (Universität Klagenfurt)
Prof. Dr. David S. Luft (Oregon State University)
Prof. Dr. Patrizia C. McBride (Cornell University)
From Akira to Žižek: Comics and Contemporary Cultural Theory
Papers are invited for Studies in Comics volume 3.2. This special issue seeks to provide a forum for new articulations between comics studies and contemporary cultural theory. The importance and continued relevance of post-structuralist/postmodernist thought, the Frankfurt school's studies of mass culture, McLuhan's media theory and Bourdieu's critical sociology are rightly acknowledged. Such figures dominate theoretical academic discourse on comics, as in other areas of cultural studies, often at the expense of engagement with alternative strands of critical thinking.
James Hogg and the Romantics
full name / name of organization:
James Hogg Society / University of Glasgow School of Critical Studies
2012 James Hogg Conference: "James Hog and the Romantics"
The next Biannual James Hogg Conference will be jointly hosted by the James Hogg Society and the School of Critical Studies at the University of Glasgow. It will take place at the University of Glasgow from Friday 29 to Saturday 30 June 2012. A trip to Burns country is planned for Sunday 1 July.
The link between the affective disorders (depression and bipolar illness) and writing creativity goes back to Aristotle, who famously asked, "Why is it that all men who are outstanding in philosophy, poetry and the arts are melancholic? Indeed, a fifteen-year study at the Iowa Writers' Workshop found that 80 percent of the writers lived with affective illness, or had experienced an episode at some point in their lives (this compared to only 30 percent of non-writer controls). Writers and poets with known and suspected affective disorder span the centuries; the twentieth gave us Woolf, Hemingway, Dylan Thomas, Robert Lowell, Anne Sexton, David Foster Wallace, and scores of others.
"Retrofitting English Studies: When Diversity Becomes an Afterthought"
April 7-8, 2012
Speaker: Jay Dolmage
Atlantic Studies (Routledge)--Appointment of New Editors
The Routledge periodical Atlantic Studies wishes to recruit a new team of editors. Atlantic Studies is a multi-disciplinary quarterly that publishes cutting edge research in literature, history, and cultural studies. It publishes 25 articles per annum and has widespread library and individual subscriptions. The journal examines the Atlantic as a conceptual, historical, and cultural space.
Edge: A Graduate Journal for German and Scandinavian Studies is
accepting submissions for its third edition. We are seeking
original scholarly research as well as book and film reviews.
Edge is a peer-reviewed, open access, interdisciplinary graduate
student journal. The journal is published annually under the
direction of graduate students in the German and Scandinavian
Studies program at the University of Massachusetts Amherst with
the support of the W.E.B.DuBois Library.
University of North Carolina Wilmington Graduate English Association
Call for Papers: "Great Textations: Celebrating English Scholarship"
Date: April 21, 2012 from 10 AM – 6 PM
Location: University of North Carolina Wilmington, Morton Hall
Submission Deadline: February 27, 2012
"The Violence of the Image," Second Annual Comparative Literature Graduate Conference, State University of New York at Buffalo
Although the tradition of thinking about the image in philosophy and aesthetics goes all the way back to Plato and Aristotle there have recently been numerous critical approaches that depart from this tradition and envision the image as neither a copy of a copy nor as an ideological formation. The Graduate Conference "The Violence of the Image" seeks to further these new insights into the nature of the image.
Small Cinemas: Promotion and Reception
Timisoara, Romania, 1-3 June 2012
Organizing Institution: Center for Eastern European Film and Media Studies, West University of Timisoara, Romania, contact email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Plenary Speakers: Dina Iordanova, Professor of Film Studies and Provost, St. Leonard's College, University of St. Andrews, Scotland, UK; Janina Falkowska, Professor of Film Studies, University of Western Ontario, Canada.
Deadline: February 1, 2012
Wormwood Chapbooks, an off-shoot of A Few Lines Magazine, is now taking in submissions for chapbook manuscripts. We have two different types of chapbooks: poetry books and prose-poetry/flash fiction collections.
For poetry chapbooks, please send us - in a single document (.doc) - 10 to 20 poems, previously published or unpublished. For prose-poetry/flash fiction collections, please send us - in a single document (.doc) - 8 to 15 pieces, previous published or unpublished.
For full details, please carefully read the instructions listed on this link:
CFP: Between History and Personal Narrative: East-European Women's Stories of Migration in the New Millennium (International Conference)
University of Bucharest, Bucharest, Romania
21-22 September, 2012
Department of Gender Studies, Central European University, Budapest
Department of American Studies, University of Graz
Department of Philosophy, Erasmus University Rotterdam