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Reading and its Objects

updated: 
Thursday, January 19, 2017 - 10:24am
University of Sussex
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, February 15, 2017

‘Reading and Its Objects’

 

University of Sussex

8-9th May 2017

 

‘What is important now is to recover our senses. We must learn to see

more, to hear more, to feel more. […] The function of criticism should be to

show how it is what it is, even that it is what it is, rather than to show what it means.’

-- Susan Sontag, ‘Against Interpretation’ [1964]

 

‘What would a less strong theory look like – one that leaves room for the

MLA session 2018 Literatures in/of Crisis

updated: 
Thursday, January 19, 2017 - 10:24am
MLA
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Dear Colleagues,

We are soliciting paper submissions for a potential MLA session that we shall be organising in New York City (4 to 7 January, 2018). Our CFP may seem a bit short but it should contain just a maximum of 35 words according to the MLA instructions. After deciding on our session participants, we shall submit a longer session proposal to MLA. If you are interested, please send us your proposals to the following emails: sarikaya@baskent.edu.tr and spellice@unizar.es by March 15, 2017.

Title: Literatures in/of Crisis

When the Music Takes Over. Musical Numbers in Film and Television

updated: 
Thursday, January 19, 2017 - 10:23am
Department of Musicology, University of Salzburg
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, April 30, 2017

The FWF project “The Austrian Music Film, 1912-1933” in collaboration with the Department for Art History, Musicology and Dance Studies at the University of Salzburg and the Kiel Society for Film Music Research is organizing the International Conference:

 

 
When the Music Takes Over. Musical Numbers in Film and Television 

Conference Dates: 8-10 March 2018
Venue: University of Salzburg, Austria
Proposal Deadline: April 31, 2017
Website: https://musicalmomentssite.wordpress.com/

 

Keynote Speakers: Amy Herzog (Queens College, New York), Richard Dyer (King's College, London)

D H Lawrence

updated: 
Thursday, January 19, 2017 - 10:23am
Adam Parkes / University of Georgia
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, June 1, 2017

The D.H. Lawrence Society of North American solicits proposals for a panel at the South Atlantic Modern Language Association conference in Atlanta on November 3-5, 2017.  Proposals for papers about any aspect of D.H. Lawrence are welcome, though preference will be given to those addressing the SAMLA 89 theme of High Art/Low Art: Borders and Boundaries in Popular Culture.  By June 1, please submit a 250-word abstract, brief bio, and A/V requirements to Adam Parkes, University of Georgia, at aparkes@uga.edu.

Writing Our Future: The Inauguration, Alternate Inauguration Ball, and Protests

updated: 
Thursday, January 19, 2017 - 10:22am
Film International
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, January 24, 2017

January 19th to the 21st will bring Trump’s inauguration, a Peace Ball (with Angela Davis and Solange), and street protests, including the Inauguration Day Freedom Protest on Freedom Plaza, DC, the Bridge Together in Golden Gate Park, and the 200,000 Women’s March. How can we quickly document and analyze these unfolding events in a way that might deepen and complicate the coverage we’ll see in the media? 

Please submit 100+ words on the inaugural and/or protest events to the Film International blog page below, with its Tumblr link. We’d like these pieces at journalistic speed, but more reflective pieces submitted later will be accepted too. 

Special Issue call for Papers on MIGRATION: Change and Continuity

updated: 
Thursday, January 19, 2017 - 10:22am
SAGE Publications India Pvt Ltd
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, March 1, 2017

Journal of Interdisciplinary Economics: Call for Papers

Special Section on MIGRATION: Change and Continuity
Guest Editors: Tirthankar Roy, London School of Economics, United Kingdom and Chinmay Tumbe, Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad, India

The Journal of Interdisciplinary Economics invites submissions for a Special Issue forthcoming in July 2018, on Migration: Change and Continuity, with reference to internal migration in South Asia or cross-border migration within South Asia.

Cinema of Exploration: Essays on an Adventurous Film Practice

updated: 
Thursday, January 19, 2017 - 10:21am
Concordia University
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Call for Abstracts - Cinema of Exploration: Essays on an Adventurous Film Practice

Editors: James Leo Cahill (University of Toronto) and Luca Caminati (Concordia University, Montreal) 

 

Transgressions: Performance, Practice & Code

updated: 
Thursday, January 19, 2017 - 10:21am
New Directions in Critical Theory Graduate Conference 2017: The University of Arizona’s Department of English
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 29, 2017

Call for Papers

EXTENDED DEADLINE: January 29

 

New Directions in Critical Theory Graduate Conference 2017:

Transgressions: Performance, Practice & Code

 

The University of Arizona’s Department of English

 

April 21-22, 2017

 

Tucson, Arizona

 

“[T]here are times when even the most potent governor must wink at transgression in order to preserve the laws inviolate for the future.”—Herman Melville, Mardi

 

Voicing the Refugee Crises

updated: 
Thursday, January 19, 2017 - 10:21am
Special Session MLA 2018, New York
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, February 1, 2017

Please consider submitting to a special session in MLA convention 2018.

Voicing the Refugee Crises:

The urgency of the current refugee crises in the Western world impels us to examine texts coming from refugee writers seeking hospitable homes.

Deadline 1 February 2017. Send abstracts with brief CV to Dr. Feroza Jussawalla: fjussawa@unm.edu and Lava Asaad: la3g@mtmail.mtsu.edu

ASAP/9: The Arts of the Present

updated: 
Thursday, January 19, 2017 - 10:21am
Association for the Study of the Arts of the Present
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, March 15, 2017

ASAP/9: The Arts of the Present

October 26-28, 2017

Hosted by the University of California, Berkeley

at the Oakland Marriott City Center

Call for Papers

ASAP/9 invites proposals from scholars and artists addressing the contemporary arts in all their

forms since the 1960s—literary, visual, performing, musical, cinematic, design, and digital. We

are interested in work across disciplines and media that examine the formal, cultural, social,

and political dimensions of the arts today.

/ What roles can we imagine for the arts in relation to forms of social action and political

The 4th Asian Symposium on the Humanities & Human Rights Education

updated: 
Thursday, January 19, 2017 - 10:20am
INTESDA
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, June 2, 2017

We welcome you to join us in Hiroshima, Japan for the 4th Asian Symposium on the Humanities and Human Rights Education (SHARE 2017), which will coincide with the 72nd Hiroshima Peace Memorial and Remembrance Ceremony.

In addition to the conference, participants will have an opportunity to visit Hiroshima Peace Park and the Shrine Island of Miyajima — both are UNESCO World Heritage Sites.

Modes, Motives, Motifs, and Conditions in Intra-Asian Travel

updated: 
Thursday, January 19, 2017 - 10:20am
Department of English, University of Delhi
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Department of English

University of Delhi

Delhi – 110007, India

 

International Conference

On

 

Modes, Motives, Motifs, and Conditions

 in Intra-Asian Travel

March 20-21, 2017

Call for Papers

Placing, Spacing, Displacing - Postgraduate Symposium

updated: 
Thursday, January 19, 2017 - 10:14am
University of Malta
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 3, 2017

Placing, Spacing, Displacing: A Postgraduate Symposium
Department of English, University of Malta

 


‛[T]he work is a work only when it becomes the intimacy shared by someone who writes it and someone who reads it, a space violently opened up by the contest between the power to speak and the power to hear’ – Maurice Blanchot, The Space of Literature

‛Just as none of us is beyond geography, none of us is completely free from the struggle over geography’ – Edward Said, Culture and Imperialism

‛[W]hatever your interests may be, they can be significantly advanced by adopting a critical spatial perspective’ – Edward W. Soja, Seeking Spatial Justice

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