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The Space Between: Psyche, Body, Skin, Environment

updated: 
Monday, November 14, 2016 - 10:13am
Fashion Research Network
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, December 15, 2016

Friday 3rd February 2017, Royal College of Art, London, UK

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Fataneh Farahani, Associate Professor, Department of Ethnology and Gender Studies, Stockholm University, Sweden

Deadline for Abstracts: Friday 15th December 2016

Special Issue of Poetics Today: Rethinking Literature

updated: 
Monday, November 14, 2016 - 10:13am
Tamar Hager / Tel-Hai College, and Omri Herzog / Sapir Academic College
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, February 1, 2017

Rethinking Literature

Reconsidering the disciplinary and textual boundaries of Literature

A Special Issue of Poetics Today

Guest-Editors: Tamar Hager and Omri Herzog

 

Submission guidelines:

Abstract proposal 200-300 words

Short biography 50 words

Submission due: February 1, 2017

Acceptance of abstracts made by March 15, 2017

Thorstein Veblen's The Higher Learning in America at 100 (MLA 2018)

updated: 
Monday, November 14, 2016 - 10:13am
Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, February 20, 2017

Thorstein Veblen's 1918 The Higher Learning in America: A Memorandum on the Conduct of Universities by Business Men presented one of the earliest anti-corporate critiques of university-industry relations. This panel will offer readings of his classic study in light of the changes in American universities over the twentieth century and into the twenty-first. What can we learn from Veblen's critique? Does his argument still hold up 100 years later, and, if so, how might we use it as a resource in our own struggles against austerity budgeting, labor casualization, and corporatization in our institutions?

2017 English Graduate Student Union (EGSU) Interdisciplinary Conference

updated: 
Monday, November 14, 2016 - 10:13am
West Virginia University English Graduate Student Union
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 13, 2017

Finding Frontiers: Then, Now, and Beyond

Keynote speaker: Professor Holly Dugan, George Washington University

 

The students of the English Graduate Student Union (EGSU) at the West Virginia University Department of English invite you to explore the idea of frontiers and the complications that they entail. The conference this year will be held March 11th at the West Virginia University downtown campus in Colson Hall.

Will’s Word and World: Commemorating the Bard - AJILE Shakespeare Special Issue CFP

updated: 
Monday, November 14, 2016 - 10:13am
Aesthetique Journal for International Literary Enterprises
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Will’s Word and World: Commemorating the Bard

 

To commemorate the 400th death anniversary of William Shakespeare, AJILE (Aesthetique Journal for International Literary Enterprises, E-ISSN 2456-1754) plans to bring out a special issue containing academic articles exploring various avenues of Shakespeare studies. This special volume shall be multidisciplinary in its content and welcomes scholarly contributions from the fields of literature and language, history and culture, stage and costumes, gender and performance. However other relevant topics are also encouraged for submission.

 

Topics may include, but are not limited to:

 

Transformers: All that is solid changes into something else

updated: 
Monday, November 14, 2016 - 10:13am
David Callahan / University of Aveiro, Portugal
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Transformers: All that is solid changes into something else

 

Venue: University of Aveiro, Portugal

 

Date: 29 June-1 July 2017

 

Keynote addresses by:

 

Author and activist Roz Kaveney

Toby Miller, Loughborough University London

 

 

Performing Intersections - ART@IU's 5th Annual Graduate Symposium CFP

updated: 
Monday, November 14, 2016 - 10:13am
Association for Research in Theatre at Indiana University (ART@IU)
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, January 18, 2017

ART@IU’s 5th Annual Graduate Symposium in Theatre and Performance Studies

Performing Intersections

March 31st and April 1st 2017

Indiana University, Bloomington


 

In Patricia Hill Collins’ 2016 book Intersectionality she defines the titular concept as “a way of understanding and analyzing the complexity in the world, in people, and in human experience.” ART@IU’s Graduate Symposium will provide generous intersectional space in which scholars and practitioners from various disciplines can converge.

Proposals for papers, performances, and round table discussions might address questions of:

The Good Consumer: Consumption, Ethics, and Subjectivity--March 31, 2017

updated: 
Sunday, November 13, 2016 - 2:18pm
Brandeis English Department Graduate Student Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, December 22, 2016

The Good Consumer: Consumption, Ethics, and Subjectivity--March 31, 2017

 

Organization: Brandeis English Department Graduate Student Conference

Contact Email: consumption2017@gmail.com

Keynote: Professor Joseph Litvak--Tufts University (working title of talk: “Unconsumable Comedy”)

 

International Graduate Conference in Greek Comedy

updated: 
Saturday, November 12, 2016 - 6:24am
Faculty of Classics and The Queen's College, University of Oxford
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, December 24, 2016

The Faculty of Classics and The Queen’s College, University of Oxford, are pleased to announce a two-day International Graduate Conference in Greek Comedy in honour of Dr Angus Bowie, upon his retirement. The conference will be held on 20 & 21 May 2017 at Ioannou Centre (66 St Gilles) and aspires to bring together postgraduate scholars of Greek Comedy from across Europe. Angus’ colleagues and students are warmly invited to attend, to express our gratitude and appreciation for his substantial contribution to classical scholarship and teaching. Our confirmed keynote speakers are Professors Oliver Taplin and Michael Silk.

Call for papers (UPDATED)

Feminisms and Rhetorics Conferece 2017

updated: 
Friday, November 11, 2016 - 10:00am
Feminisms and Rhetorics
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, February 1, 2017

The Department of English, together with Program in Women and Gender Studies, the College of Arts and Sciences, and University Libraries at the University of Dayton (UD) invite proposals for the Eleventh Biennial Feminisms and Rhetorics Conference to be held at UD October 4-7, 2017.

Rebecca Harding Davis and Louisa May Alcott at ALA 2017

updated: 
Friday, November 11, 2016 - 10:00am
Society for the Study of Rebecca Harding Davis and Her World
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 20, 2017

The Society for the Study of Rebecca Harding Davis and Her World welcomes proposals for two sessions at the next meeting of the American Literature Association. The conference will be held May 25-28, 2017 in Boston, MA.  For further information about the conference, please consult the ALA website at www.americanliterature.org

CFP: Social Justice & American Literature

updated: 
Friday, November 11, 2016 - 10:00am
Jeff Birkenstein & Robert Hauhart/Saint Martin's University
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 22, 2017

CFP: Social Justice & American Literature

 

We seek essays of 5,000 to 6,000 words for an anthology that explores American literature through the lens of social justice.  The volume will become a part of a popular literary series published by a major press.

 

CALL FOR CHAPTERS: QUEER AFFECTIVE LITERACY

updated: 
Friday, November 11, 2016 - 10:00am
Justin P. Jimenez and Nicholas-Brie Guarriello
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, November 20, 2016

Queer Affective Literacy:

Fostering Critical Emotional Sensibilities in the Classroom

 

Editors:  Justin P. Jiménez, University of Minnesota

              Nicholas-Brie Guarriello, University of Minnesota

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