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Call for Papers: Revisiting Richard Rorty

updated: 
Thursday, March 23, 2017 - 10:39am
Political Theory Group of the University of Minho
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, May 15, 2017

Call for Papers: Revisiting Richard Rorty

Universidade do Minho, Braga (Portugal)

25-26 September, 2017

Keynote speaker: Robert Brandom (University of Pittsburgh)

 

We welcome papers and panels submissions for a conference on Richard Rorty to be held in Braga, Portugal, at the 25-26 of September. In light of his influential work, life, and thought, the Political Theory Group of the University of Minho mark the tenth anniversary of his passing with a conference in his honor.

The Body: limits, constructions, intensity

updated: 
Thursday, March 23, 2017 - 10:39am
Giulia Angonese, Francesca Dainese, Andrea Nicolini, Carlo Vareschi, Scuola di Dottorato di Scienze Umanistiche, Università di Verona
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, April 30, 2017

A corps perdu

                                                                                                       The Body: limits, constructions, intensity

International PhD Conference

20-22 September 2017

                                                                                     

 “Nous habitons notre corps bien avant de le penser”,  Albert Camus

 

Call for Submissions - Eborakon Issue 4

updated: 
Thursday, March 23, 2017 - 10:39am
Eborakon Poetry Journal
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, April 2, 2017

Eborakon is an annual poetry magazine based at the University of York, publishing new writers alongside established poets. The name is derived from the Brythonic for York, meaning “place of the yews”. We value writing that is rooted, both in the resonances of language as it has been used over the course of history, and in the evocation of place. We are nourished by the writers and critics who have preceded us, at the same time branching out to explore the future. Like the yew, for us poetry is mysterious and earthly, real matter that is potentially dangerous to savour.

Aggression, Transgression, and the Avant-garde

updated: 
Thursday, March 23, 2017 - 10:39am
University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh College of Art
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, April 14, 2017

‘Aggression, Transgression, and the Avant-garde’

A One-Day Interdisciplinary Conference at the University of Edinburgh
Call for Papers

 

"The twentieth century will undoubtedly have discovered the related categories of exhaustion, excess, the limit, and transgression – the strange and unyielding form of these irrevocable movements which consume and consummate us."

Michel Foucault, Language, Counter-Memory, Practice

 

Women in Literature MMLA 2017—“Literatures from the Lockdown”

updated: 
Thursday, March 23, 2017 - 10:39am
Midwest Modern Language Association, "Women in Literature" Permanent Session
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, April 5, 2017

Women in Literature MMLA 2017—“Literatures from the Lockdown”

 

Thinking about this year’s MMLA theme, “Art and Activism,” led us to consider the ways in which women’s art and women’s activism have been “locked down.” Sometimes women’s art and women’s activism locks itself down; after all, Audre Lorde once proclaimed at an MLA conference, “What does it mean when the tools of a racist patriarchy are used to examine the fruits of that same patriarchy? It means that only the most narrow perimeters of change are possible and allowable.” How, then, do we escape the lockdown? How do we empower even as we resist?

 

The Orality behind Children's Literature

updated: 
Thursday, March 23, 2017 - 10:39am
Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, April 1, 2017

A panel on children’s and young adult literature is seeking original papers relating to the subject of the oral tradition and its impact on contemporary children’s or YA lit. Oral influences on any form of media for young people may be explored, including interactions and productions created by adult storytellers and participating child listeners. The Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association 2017 conference will be held at the Davenport Grand Hotel in Spokane, Washington: October 12-14, 2017. Abstracts of 250 words or less should be sent to genevieve.ford@usu.edu<mailto:genevieve.ford@usu.edu>.

QUEERING POP CULTURE

updated: 
Thursday, March 23, 2017 - 10:39am
SAMLA (South Atlantic Modern Language Association) - Atlanta, Georgia - November 3-5, 2017
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, June 1, 2017

QUEERING POP CULTURE PANEL

This session welcomes abstracts looking to queer pop culture or about queer elements of pop culture. By June 1, please submit a 250-word abstract, brief bio, and A/V requirements to Horacio Sierra, Bowie State University, at hsierra@bowiestate.edu

 

QUEER YOUTH AND MASS MEDIA ROUNDTABLE

The Seventh Biennial Conference of the RECEPTION STUDY SOCIETY

updated: 
Thursday, March 23, 2017 - 10:39am
Reception Study Society
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, May 15, 2017

CALL FOR PAPERS

The Seventh Biennial Conference of the RECEPTION STUDY SOCIETY

The Saint Paul Hotel and St. Catherine University

Sept. 21-23, 2017 Saint Paul, Minn. 

 

Thursday through Sunday

Peace, Literature, and Pedagogy

updated: 
Thursday, March 23, 2017 - 10:39am
Midwest Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, April 5, 2017

Peace, Literature, and Pedagogy Panel

Topic: “Artists and Activists”

The Midwest Modern Language association invites proposals for the 2017 conference in Cincinnati, Ohio. Papers on any topic will be considered, yet participants are welcome to explore this year's conference theme: “Artists and Activists.” A general description of this theme can be found here.

Poetry, Race, Gender, and Culture: Reading the Work of Harryette Mullen in the 1990s

updated: 
Thursday, March 23, 2017 - 10:39am
Kimberly Lamm
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, March 30, 2017

Call for papers

Poetry, Race, Gender, and Culture: Reading the Work of Harryette Mullen in the 1990s

We seek papers for a panel devoted to the work of Harryette Mullen for the National Poetry Foundation Conference, “The Poetry and Poetics of the 1990s,” June 28-July 1st 2017.  https://nationalpoetryfoundation.wordpress.com/

CFP, Spr18 Scholarship & Practice of Undergraduate Research: Undergraduate Research and Student Success Outcomes

updated: 
Thursday, March 23, 2017 - 10:39am
Elizabeth Foxwell / Council on Undergraduate Research
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, April 7, 2017

The theme of the spring 2018 issue of Scholarship and Practice of Undergraduate Research: The Journal of the Council on Undergraduate Research (SPUR, formerly CUR Quarterly) will focus on undergraduate research and student success outcomes. Four to five articles of 2000–3500 words each are sought from a wide range of disciplines that explore how undergraduate research influences student success in a variety of educational and professional contexts. In addition, shorter vignettes (300 words) are welcomed that offer concrete, creative suggestions with regard to the measurement of engagement in undergraduate research and student success. Examples of topics of interest include the following:

Women Between Aesthetics and Politics

updated: 
Thursday, March 23, 2017 - 10:39am
MMLA (Midwest Modern Language Association)
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, April 15, 2017

With the erosion of totalitarian regimes in Africa and the intense development of popular protest, women have always found ways to cope with the national disenchantment that has eternally attempted to exploit them as a means to preserve the nation’s homogeneity. Thus, the relationship between women and the nation remains rather complex: on the one hand, they are members of communities, institutions and groups that secure the nation’s political agenda, on the other hand, they are still looked at as social categories holding specific roles in the nation, namely that of reproduction.

Two Edited Collections on Korean Dramas

updated: 
Thursday, March 23, 2017 - 10:39am
Ann-Gee Lee & JaeYoon Park/UA-Fort Smith
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, May 31, 2017

With the proliferation of global media on the Internet, Korean television dramas have quickly become a popular phenomenon.Not just permeating Asia, but also appearing in the U.S., the Middle East, Europe, and Spanish-speaking countries among others, these dramas lead to fans scrambling to provide subtitles in their own languages. Along with being enthralled with characters and storylines, fans find themselves listening to soundtracks and following their favorite actors to other Korean dramas.

Popular Cinema in Bengal: Genre, Stardom, Public Cultures

updated: 
Thursday, March 23, 2017 - 10:39am
Routledge
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, April 20, 2017

CFP

Popular Cinema in Bengal: Genre, Stardom, Public Cultures (forthcoming)

Edited by Madhuja Mukherjee and Kaustav Bakshi (Jadavpur University, India)

Publisher: Routledge, UK/ India.

 

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