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Mapping Balkan routes: literary, cultural and linguistic landscapes

updated: 
Monday, June 26, 2017 - 10:16am
Department of Albanian Language and Literature, University of Vlora "Ismail Qemali" in collaboration with the Faculty of Philology, University of Belgrade
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, July 15, 2017

Interest in Balkan Studies, especially among scholars from the Balkans, has increased considerably. Being such a unique region, the Balkans have stirred the imagination of writers, travelers, scholars and the like. The aim of the conference is to gather together scholars from the Balkan region and worldwide who share an interest in Balkan studies. The conference promises to offer multidisciplinary perspectives in various fields of Balkan studies, namely in literature, cultural and language studies. It will be open to complementary and alternative ideas and interpretations. One of the main ambitions will be tackling taboo topics with the intention to overcome any forms of ordinary fanaticism, bias, fabricated antagonism, prejudices and stereotypes.

Discovering Kinship

updated: 
Monday, June 26, 2017 - 10:15am
C19 Conference, Albuquerque 2018
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, August 14, 2017

In her 2016 book, Staying with the Trouble, Donna Haraway suggests that the way beyond the anthropocene and capitalocene is “making oddkin” which is “always situated, someplace and not noplace, entangled and worldly.” For this panel we seek readings that explore the relationship (or kinship) between subject and object, body and environment, the self and the landscape. Posthuman ecology and new materialism may collide in texts that blur the self and her environment (both natural and social).  This phenomenon may particularly manifest in texts where human subjects occupy Othered identity positions, such as women, non-white, and immigrant subjects who inscribe how their environments mark their bodies and their lives.

Call for Proposals: Journal of New Librarianship, "New Generation of Librarianship"

updated: 
Monday, June 26, 2017 - 10:15am
Journal of New Librarianship ( http://www.newlibs.org/ )
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, December 31, 2017

Call for Proposals: Journal of New Librarianship, "New Generation of Librarianship"

The Journal of New Librarianship ( http://www.newlibs.org/ ) seeks short columns (500 to 1000 words) that explore, examine, and discuss issues surrounding the New Generation of Librarianship. 

Technoaffect: Bodies, Machines, Media

updated: 
Monday, June 26, 2017 - 10:14am
Transformations
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, November 20, 2017

CFP: Issue 31: Technoaffect: Bodies, Machines, Media

Editors: Erika Kerruish and Rebecca Olive

Research and Criticism (General Issue on Literary and Cultural Studies)

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Monday, June 26, 2017 - 10:13am
Department of English, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, India
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, September 30, 2017

CALL FOR PAPERS :

Research and Criticismisa peer-reviewed, refereed research journal published by the Department of English, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, India. Founded in 1965, the journal is published annually. Over the years, it has contributed significantly in the field of English Literature, New Literatures in English, Comparative literature, and World and Indian Writing in English.

The Vol. 8, 2017 (New Series) of Research and Criticism is slated to be a general issue, for which original, unpublished, critical and scholarly research articles are invited related to any aspect of literary and cultural studies.  

Monstrous Medievalism: Toxic Appropriations of the Middle Ages in Modern Popular Culture and Thought (Leeds 2018)

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Monday, June 26, 2017 - 10:13am
MEARCSTAPA (monsters: the experimental association for the research of cryptozoology through scholarly theory and practical application)
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, August 31, 2017

Monstrous Medievalism: Toxic Appropriations of the Middle Ages in Modern Popular Culture and Thought (Leeds 2018)

 

MEARCSTAPA plans to submit a session of 3 or 4 papers to the 2018 International Medieval Congress at Leeds. The Congress theme is “Memory.” Our hope is that this session will run as a twin-session to our proposed panel for Kalamazoo 2018 on Monstrous Medievalisms.

 

Children and Childhood Studies Area, MAPACA 2017

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Monday, June 26, 2017 - 10:12am
Mid-Atlantic Popular and American Culture Association
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, June 30, 2017

Children and Childhood Studies (CCS) focuses on the societal, cultural, and political forces that shape the lives of children and the concept of childhood contemporaneously and throughout history. CCS research may originate in any discipline, including: the humanities, the behavioral and social sciences, or the hard sciences. We especially encourage multidisciplinary or interdisciplinary research.

Rethinking Film Bodies: Beyond Gender, Genre, and Excess

updated: 
Monday, June 26, 2017 - 10:12am
SCMS, Toronto--March 14-18, 2018
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, August 10, 2017

Over a quarter of a century ago, Linda Williams’ groundbreaking “Film Bodies: Gender, Genre, and Excess” was published in Film Quarterly. Her seminal article not only brought together distinct areas of film studies (genre criticism, spectatorial response, taste cultures, gender and sexuality, emotion and sensation in cinema) that are still highly relevant today, but also theoretical frameworks that have traditionally been kept separate. Although grounded in a psychoanalytic model for understanding structures of desire, fantasy, and identification, Williams’ essay at the same time marked a turning point towards a corpus of scholarship that is more attuned to and engaged with the embodied film-viewing experience.

Reportage and its Contemporary Variations–special MCLC issue (Abstracts due 8/31)

updated: 
Monday, June 26, 2017 - 10:10am
Charles Laughlin and Li Guo
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, August 31, 2017

 

This special issue of Modern Chinese Literature and Culture welcomes essays on reportage narratives in contemporary China, Taiwan and Hong Kong, as well as explorations of nonfiction, documentary, and the art of the real in film, media, theater or visual arts, and related theoretical interventions.

Children and Childhood Studies Area, MAPACA 2017

updated: 
Saturday, June 24, 2017 - 12:21pm
Mid-Atlantic Popular and American Culture Association
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, June 30, 2017

Children and Childhood Studies (CCS) focuses on the societal, cultural, and political forces that shape the lives of children and the concept of childhood contemporaneously and throughout history. CCS research may originate in any discipline, including: the humanities, the behavioral and social sciences, or the hard sciences. We especially encourage multidisciplinary or interdisciplinary research.

Matters of Sensation

updated: 
Saturday, June 24, 2017 - 10:18am
Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, July 31, 2017

Matters of Sensation
Call for Submissions - Graduate Conference

Georgia State University
Atlanta, GA
November 2-4, 2017

Keynotes: Dr. Amber Jamilla Musser (Washington University in St. Louis)
&
Angela Washko (Carnegie Mellon University)

Reworking Labor: 2017 Tufts Graduate Humanities Conference

updated: 
Friday, June 23, 2017 - 11:54am
Tufts Graduate Humanities Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, June 30, 2017

Reworking Labor

2017 Tufts Graduate Humanities Conference

Conference Date: October 20, 2017

Keynote Speaker: Ann Stoler, Willy Brandt Distinguished Professor of Anthropology and Historical Studies, The New School for Social Research

Transformations: Canonical, Critical, and Creative

updated: 
Friday, June 23, 2017 - 11:53am
University of Florida English Graduate Organization
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, August 31, 2017

Transformations: Canonical, Critical, and Creative

Keynote Speaker:

Lisabeth Buchelt, Associate Professor of English, University of Nebraska-Omaha

Conference Dates: October 19-21

University of Florida

 

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