CFP George Gissing’s Odd Women
De/Composing Death: An Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference
“When the white men entered the camp, all the Inuit were inside one of the igloos; they started hearing people outside… Then a woman went out to see them. She comes back very shaky and says, ‘They’re not Inuit; they’re not human.’
CALL FOR PAPERS 2018
Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association
Conference Dates: October 4-6, 2018
Little America Hotel
5th July at Liverpool John Moores University
Keynote Speaker: Dr Chris Warnes (St. John's, University of Cambridge)
It has been over twenty years since the publication of Magical Realism: Theory, History, Community (1995), a collection of seminal essays which challenged the perception of magical realism as a form strictly reserved for Latin American writers. The collection instead repositioned magical realism as an international form used by writers from across the globe and to depict a variety of historical contexts. However, Netflix’s critically acclaimed Narcos (2015), a biopic of Pablo Escobar, firmly attributes magical realism to the Latin American context once again, opening with the statement:
Call for Papers
Social Phobias and the Politics of Fear: Causes and Resistance
Manufacturing the “Other”: Xenophobia, Fascism, the Alt-Right and More
A Conference and Edited Collection
Themes of Socio-Political Activism in the Works of Miguel de Cervantes.
Studies In Control Societies is seeking submissions for the Spring 2018 issue.
We invite submissions that explore the technologies and transformations in state power, political economy, and subjectivity that control societies engender. For spring, we are especially interested in articles that deal with relations of power, control, and technology and their intersections with race, class, and gender.
Some additional suggested topics include:
Staging motherhood and mothers in British drama across centuries
Due to the ongoing discussions on the value of family in the contemporary world, the subject of motherhood returned to the forefront of public discourse in Europe and incited new polemics on – as is suggested by rightist politics – the natural drive towards maternity. We wish to broaden the research on motherhood and focus on topics and tropes of motherhood, mothers, maternity, and mothering as shown on stage and presented in published/written British drama.
We invite you to send abstracts on literary/dramatic and linguistic/semantic aspects related to the idea of dramatised motherhood. We are particularly looking for papers on:
Call For Papers
QTRG Spring Conference: Futures of Queer Theory
Location: UC Irvine
Conference Date: May 11th, 2018
Keynote Speaker: Elizabeth Freeman (UC Davis)
Submission Deadline (EXTENDED): February 24, 2018
Imagining Trans of Color Justice: Interdisciplinary Approaches
Performance, Religion, and Spirituality
General Call for Abstracts and Papers
Volume 1 Issue 2, Summer 2018
Authors are welcome to submit articles or abstracts for the general issues of PRS at any time.
Call for Papers
Philadelphia Theatre Research Symposium
May 3-4, 2018
Community Outreach and the Arts
Keynote Speaker and Workshop Presenter
Michael John Garcés, Cornerstone Theatre Company
In order to encourage the next generation of academics, interdisciplinary, peer-reviewed e-journal gender forum launched its first annual Early Career Researchers Issue in October 2013. Now every year sees a special issue dedicated to presenting the work of emerging researchers.
Contributions for the upcoming sixth Early Career Researchers Issue may consist of new academic writing composed specifically for the occasion or exceptional, previously unpublished term papers. Please note that given the journal’s focus, all submissions must engage with Gender Studies, Feminist Studies, Masculinity Studies, and/or Queer Theory.
Under the current political climate, reality is a territory in constant epistemological dispute. The notion itself is frequently addressed throughout different disciplines, such as Literature, Cinema, as well as Physics and Cybernetics, revealing a questioning of power and its representations. Who determines what is real? How do we, as scholars, engage with reality(ies) through our work? How does Academia manage this category of knowledge?
The TROPOS organizing committee welcomes submissions for papers or organized panels in English, French, and Spanish that explore possible answers to these and other questions as represented in cultural production of the Romance World. Topics of interest include, but are not limited to: