The Kate Chopin International Society is seeking individual proposals for two sponsored panels at the 2018 American Literature Association conference in San Francisco, May 24-27, 2018. The first panel, a roundtable on "Teaching Kate Chopin," seeks short (seven-to eight-minute) papers/remarks that address an aspect of or strategy for teaching Chopin’s life or work. Proposals should include a title, your name and affiliation, and a paragraph about your proposed remarks. The second panel seeks proposals relating to any aspect of Chopin’s life or work.
CITY & (DIS)ORDER
(Re)Mapping the Metropolis ; (De)Coding Urban (dis)order
in the Discourses of Culture
The renewed interest in exploring the urban theme in the arenas of culture studies and the constructs of literary and artistic creativity, has quite often coincided with the moments of crises, of major changes in the conceptualizing of historical processes and of the human experience and consciousness of environmental questions, of belonging and alienation.
We are looking for proposals for 60-minute presentations at the 2018 Annual Conference of the New England Translators Association. The conference will take place on Saturday, April 28, at the University of Massachusetts Boston.
Our theme for 2018 is Diversity through Language. We are open to proposals from all sectors of the field of translation and interpreting and hope to once again have separate tracks for interpreting, translation and technical/support/tools.
We can pay a small honorarium for your presentation, as a token of gratitude. Registration for the conference is also waived for presenters.
25 Years of Jurassic Park (1993): An Interdisciplinary Symposium on the Palaeontological Imagination
Friday 8th June 2018
School of Journalism, Media and Cultural Studies
Keynote speaker: TBA
Shifting Tides, Anxious Borders: A Graduate Conference in Transnational American Studies (9th Annual)
Theme: “Transatlantic Otherness and the Politics of Form”
Where: Binghamton University, Downtown Center
When: Saturday, March 24th, 2018
Keynote: Eric Lott (CUNY Graduate Center)
Deadline for Proposal Submission: February 16th, 2018
Culture, Theory and Critique invites original full-length article submissions for its upcoming open issues.
Culture, Theory and Critique is a refereed, interdisciplinary journal for the transformation and development of critical theories in the humanities and social sciences. It aims to critique and reconstruct theories by interfacing them with one another and by relocating them in new sites and conjunctures.
North-American Popular cultures between artifice and trompe-l’oeil
Danièle André and Elodie Chazalon
University of La Rochelle, CRHIA research center
Truth and Fiction
28-30 June 2018
On September 19-21, 2018, the Biography Institute of the University of Groningen will host a conference designed to take a look beyond our own borders and delve deeper into the question of how the art of biography is practiced in other parts of the world. Biographers from different continents will gather to examine the ways in which their foreign colleagues practice their craft and discuss the cultural perspectives that guide biographers in their approach to the infinite complexity of the other.
What Future for the Philosophy of Religion?
Editor: Dr Russell Re Manning (Bath Spa University, UK)
We are inviting papers for publication in this special issue of Palgrave Communications, published by Palgrave Macmillan (https://www.nature.com/palcomms).
We are living through an exciting time for the philosophy of religion: a time of crisis. There is, it seems, widespread discontent within the discipline about its current state and future directions – indeed about whether it even has a future whatsoever.
Digital Society and Capitalism
Editor: Professor Mike Grimshaw (University of Canterbury, New Zealand)
We are inviting article proposals for this special issue to be published in the open access journal Palgrave Communications, published by Palgrave Macmillan (https://www.nature.com/palcomms/).
The Institute for Research on the African Diaspora in the Americas and the Caribbean Conference
GLOBAL BLACK DESIRES: FREEDOM AND CONSTRAINTS
Conference date and location:
May 4, 2018
The Graduate Center, City University of New York
New York City
Deadline for submissions: January 5, 2018
Call for Papers
Cultural Histories of Air and Illness Conference
University of Warwick
8–9 June 2018
Jennifer Tucker (Wesleyan University)
Richard Hamblyn (Birkbeck, University of London)