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Watergate in Context

updated: 
Tuesday, June 12, 2018 - 11:13am
Northeast Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, September 1, 2018

The ongoing comparison of the current administration to the Nixon administration calls for a reexamination of the scandal that brought down the latter. Befitting NeMLA’s conference location, this panel seeks to reexamine classic and contemporary depictions of Watergate in order to illuminate the scandal’s connections between literature, film and American politics and culture from the seventies to the present. Accordingly, this panel seeks readings of Watergate, past and present, as depicted in film, literature and culture. Readings can also reexamine Watergate as a moment in American cultural memory and its contemporary ramifications.

EXTENDED DEADLINE—Panel, Women of the Avant-Garde and Political Dissent: Resisting Power from the Margins

updated: 
Tuesday, June 12, 2018 - 11:12am
SAMLA 90, November 2nd-4th_Fighters from the Margins: Socio-Political Activists and Their Allies
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, June 14, 2018

This panel examines the role of avant-garde women in confronting models of gender, domesticity and political practices safeguarded by patriarchal society. From the margins of vanguardism women effectively engaged in syndicalist and anarchist movements that reacted to state politics, while urging the importance of launching social reforms and radical art. This panel will thus provide an overview of artists who participated in a variety of experimental trends such as Cubism, Futurism, Expressionism, Imagism, Vorticism, Dadaism and Surrealism, among others.

Marginalized Style: Studying Fashion from Below to Promote Liberation

updated: 
Tuesday, June 12, 2018 - 11:11am
Binghamton University
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, October 1, 2018

Marginalized Style: Studying Fashion from Below to Promote Liberation

 

In Beyonce Knowles-Carter’s 2016 single “Formation,” the artist highlights her southern, black heritage to the black diasporic history that went into the making of her racial and ethnic background. As Beyonce proudly announces her racial identity, in the same stanza, she articulates that identity through the lens of fashion. She feels “so reckless when I rock my Givenchy dress (stylin')/ I'm so possessive so I rock his Roc necklaces.” The references to the French designer Givenchy and her husband’s jewelry collection demonstrates how Beyonce frames her understanding of her black heritage through her attire.

 

Sc[Arti] Reflections on the remnant between selection and divergence

updated: 
Tuesday, June 12, 2018 - 5:51am
Doctorate in Linguistic, Literary and Intercultural Studies in European and extra-European Perspectives of the University of Milan
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, June 25, 2018

 The Doctorate in Linguistic, Literary and Intercultural Studies in European and extra-European Perspectives of the University of Milan is pleased to announce the organization of the Sc[Arti] conference to be held at the University of Milan on 7, 8 and 9 November 2018.  Flotsam does not exist in itself: there are no concepts nor entities that intrinsically possess this connotation. Rather, "flotsam" is the residue of a selection process based on shared convictions and conventions, which takes place in time and space according to individual and community dynamics.

Sam Shepard, Looking Back at his Acting, Roles and Stages

updated: 
Monday, June 11, 2018 - 12:42pm
Pacific and Ancient Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, June 27, 2018

CALL FOR PAPERS

Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association Conference (PAMLA)

Western Washington University (Bellingham, Washington)

November 9-11, 2018

Session: Drama and Society

Panel Title:                  Sam Shepard, Looking Back at his Acting, Roles and Stages

Presiding Officer:        Kimberly Jew, Associate Professor, Theatre and Ethnic Studies, University of Utah

DESCRIPTION:

 

Roundtable on Effective Teaching Approaches to Drama in the College Classroom

updated: 
Monday, June 11, 2018 - 12:42pm
Pacific and Ancient Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, June 27, 2018

CALL FOR PAPERS

Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association Conference (PAMLA)

Western Washington University (Bellingham, Washington)

November 9-11, 2018

Session: Drama and Society

Panel Title:                  Roundtable on Effective Teaching Approaches to Drama in the College Classroom

Presiding Officer:        Kimberly Jew, Associate Professor, Theatre and Ethnic Studies, University of Utah

DESCRIPTION:

 

Psychoanalysis in Our Time 2017 – Psychoanalysis and the Symptom, Sopot, Poland, 7th-9th April 2017

updated: 
Monday, June 11, 2018 - 10:03am
Psychoanalysis in Our Time
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 16, 2017

2nd CFP: Psychoanalysis in Our Time 2017 – Psychoanalysis and the Symptom, Sopot, Poland, 7th-9th April 2017

 

Dear Friends and Colleagues,

Now in its fourth year – and following the great success of sessions in Copenhagen, Sauðárkrókur, Tallinn, Druskininkai, Gdansk and Orivesi – the Psychoanalysis in Our Time research network is delighted to announce the call for papers for our next event, which will take place on the Baltic coast in Sopot, Poland from 7th to 9th April 2017. The topic for this symposium will be “Psychoanalysis and the Symptom”.

Psychoanalysis in Our Time 2018 – Psychoanalysis, Nationalism and Ideology, Sopot/Gdansk, Poland, 5th-7th October 2018

updated: 
Monday, June 11, 2018 - 10:03am
Psychoanalysis in Our Time
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, July 31, 2018

Dear Friends and Colleagues,

Now in its fifth year – and following the great success of sessions across Europe – the Psychoanalysis in Our Time research network is delighted to announce the call for papers for our next event, which will take place in association with the University of Gdansk, Poland from 5th to 7th October 2018. The topic for this symposium will be “Psychoanalysis, Nationalism and Ideology”.

We are very pleased to be able to say that the internationally acclaimed philosopher of the Slovenian School, Prof. Alenka Zupančič will be our keynote for this event.

To Prove a Villain: On the Performativity of “Evil” Characters in Anglophone Literature

updated: 
Monday, June 11, 2018 - 9:58am
University of Gafsa, Tunisia
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, July 30, 2018

Why, I can smile, and murder whiles I smile,
And cry 'Content' to that which grieves my heart,
And wet my cheeks with artificial tears,
And frame my face to all occasions.
I'll drown more sailors than the mermaid shall;
I'll slay more gazers than the basilisk;
I'll play the orator as well as Nestor,
Deceive more slily than Ulysses could,
And, like a Sinon, take another Troy.
I can add colours to the chameleon,

Gothic Journeys: Paths, Crossings, and Intersections

updated: 
Monday, June 11, 2018 - 9:23am
The Gothic Association of New Zealand and Australia (GANZA)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, August 31, 2018

The Gothic Association of New Zealand and Australia (GANZA) welcomes papers for its fourth biennial conference, to be held at the Mantra on View Hotel in Surfers Paradise, Australia, on 22-23 January 2019.

GANZA is interdisciplinary in nature, bringing together scholars, students, teachers and professionals from a number of Gothic disciplines, including literature, film, music, television, fashion, architecture, and other popular culture forms. It is the aim of the Association to not only place a focus on Australasian Gothic scholarship, but also to build international links with the wider Gothic community as a whole.

ReFocus: The Films of João Pedro Rodrigues & João Rui Guerra da Mata

updated: 
Monday, June 11, 2018 - 9:22am
School of Arts and Humanities, University of Lisbon
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, July 2, 2018

ReFocus: The Films of João Pedro Rodrigues & João Rui Guerra da Mata

 

With a career that spans over twenty years, João Pedro Rodrigues and João Rui Guerra da Mata are one of the most creative duos in contemporary filmmaking working within the context of Portuguese cinema. Acknowledged by several film festivals (Cannes, Indie Lisboa, Locarno, New York) as major Portuguese directors, and by the Harvard Film Archive as creators whose works “reflect the multifarious history of film, from classic genres to experimental film”, both filmmakers have contributed to the growing interest in Portuguese cinema.

 

Terror On Tour 2018: Anthroposcreams, Desert(ed) Destinations & Wilding Weather...Wish You Were Here

updated: 
Monday, June 11, 2018 - 9:21am
Gabriella Calchi Novati
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, July 9, 2018

Terror On Tour 2018:

Anthroposcreams, Desert(ed) Destinations & Wilding Weather...Wish You Were Here 

Nov. 8, 9, 10, 2018

HEAD-Genève/Geneva School of Art and Design

 

Confirmed keynote speakers:

Lorenzo Chiesa (GSH – Genoa School of Humanities)

Federico Luisetti (University of St. Gallen)

Michael Marder (University of the Basque Country, Vitoria-Gasteiz)

 

Journal Messengers from the Stars: On Science Fiction and Fantasy

updated: 
Monday, June 11, 2018 - 9:20am
School of Arts and Humanities, University of Lisbon
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, July 2, 2018

CFP

 

Journal Messengers from the Stars: 

On Science Fiction and Fantasy

No. 4, 2019

 

Edited by: Danièle André & Christopher Becker

 

Co-edited by: Angélica Varandas & José Duarte

 

Messengers from the Stars is an international, peer-reviewed journal, offering academic articles, reviews, and providing an outlet for a wide range of creative work inspired by science fiction and fantasy. The 2019 issue will be dedicated to the theme

 

The International Conference on the Humanities, Social Sciences and Sustainability

updated: 
Monday, June 11, 2018 - 9:17am
INTESDA
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, July 20, 2018

We cordially welcome you to join us Saturday and Sunday, September 1-2, 2018 for the International Conference on the Humanities, Social Sciences and Sustainability (ICOHS 2018) at the Hotel Sunroute Plaza Shinjuku in Tokyo, Japan.

This is a small, international, peer-reviewed conference with a limited number of oral and poster presentation time slots. We encourage all interested participants to submit presentations as early as possible. Please note that submissions and registration will close when the event has reached its capacity.

Neo-Victorian Trajectories of Wealth: Negotiations of Class and Material Inheritance

updated: 
Monday, June 11, 2018 - 9:13am
Journal of Neo-Victorian Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, August 2, 2018

 

In the guise of her narrator in A Room of One’s Own (1928), Virginia Woolf wittily ponders the material foundations of the equality of the sexes:

 

"My aunt, Mary Beton, I must tell you, died by a fall from her horse when she was riding out to take the air in Bombay. The news of my legacy reached me one night about the same time that the act was passed that gave votes to women. A solicitor’s letter fell into the post-box and when I opened it I found that she had left me five hundred pounds a year for ever. Of the two – the vote and the money – the money, I own, seemed infinitely the more important" (Woolf 1945: 38-39).

 

The Gate Theatre Research Network (GTRN) Inaugural Meeting

updated: 
Monday, June 11, 2018 - 9:10am
Radboud University Nijmegen
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, June 15, 2018

In 1928, the actors Hilton Edwards and Micheál macLiammóir founded the Dublin Gate Theatre, renowned for producing modernist plays and employing avant-garde staging techniques largely unknown to Irish audiences. Edwards and macLiammóir embraced transnational perspectives on identity and theatre and questioned the homogenisation of national identities and cultural forms of expression during Ireland’s anxious first post-independence decades, which were marked by censorship, cultural isolation and the promotion of state-approved literature.

The Problem with God: Christianity and Literature in Tension

updated: 
Monday, June 11, 2018 - 9:09am
Conference on Christianity and Literature (CCL)
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, December 1, 2018

 

The Problem with God:

Christianity and Literature in Tension

Harvard Divinity Scool, Cambridge, MA, March 29-30, 2019

An International Meeting of the

Conference on Christianity and Literature (CCL)

Organizers: Matthew Potts (Harvard Divinity School) and

Gregor Thuswaldner (North Park University)

 

Designing, Teaching, Leading, & Theorizing Out-of-the-Box Student Travel (Domestic or Int’l; Edited Collection)

updated: 
Monday, June 11, 2018 - 9:08am
Jeff Birkenstein & Irina Gendelman
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, November 1, 2018

CFP: Designing, Teaching, Leading, & Theorizing Out-of-the-Box Student Travel (Domestic or Int’l; Edited Collection)

We seek essays of 3,000-5,000 words for an edited collection that explores unique and out-of-the-box faculty-led student travel, whether abroad or domestically. This book intends to argue for unique and innovative forms of undergraduate student travel, travel that eschews the sadly ubiquitous pre-packaged and overpriced program. We anticipate having three major sections: articles exploring the a) theory, b) implementation, and c) teaching (both in and outside the classroom, depending) of such journeys.

 

Divided Selves and Societies in Irish and American Literature and Culture

updated: 
Monday, June 11, 2018 - 9:07am
Queen's University Belfast
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, July 27, 2018

Common Ground Conference 2018

Divided Selves and Societies in Irish and American Literature and Culture

26 – 27 October 2018

commongroundsymposium.wordpress.com / @commongroundqub

Action : Arrest

updated: 
Monday, June 11, 2018 - 8:21am
King's College London
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Action : Arrest

Performance, protest, and the law

A one-day symposium, 29th September 2018, King's College London

Keynote Speaker: Jennifer Doyle (University of California, Riverside)

General Call for Papers- Fall 2018

updated: 
Sunday, June 10, 2018 - 8:12pm
Language, Literature, and Interdisciplinary Studies (LLIDS)
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, July 15, 2018

General Call for Papers


Language, Literature, and Interdisciplinary Studies (LLIDS), an open access academic e-journal, invites original and unpublished research papers and book reviews from various interrelated disciplines including, but not limited to, literature, philosophy, psychology, anthropology, history, sociology, law, ecology, environmental science, and economics.

Traversing time: Novel through ages

updated: 
Sunday, June 10, 2018 - 8:11pm
Language, Literature, and Interdisciplinary Studies (LLIDS)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, August 10, 2018

CALL FOR PAPERS

Language, Literature, and Interdisciplinary Studies (LLIDS), an academic journal, invites original and unpublished research papers from scholars on the following:

Traversing time: Novel through ages

CFP for Special Panel on "Charm," Medieval/Renaissance Area, MAPACA (Mid-Atlantic Popular and American Culture Association)

updated: 
Sunday, June 10, 2018 - 2:56pm
MAPACA (Mid-Atlantic Popular and American Culture Association)
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, June 30, 2018

29th Annual Conference, November 8-10, 2018

The Mid-Atlantic Popular and American Culture Association (MAPACA)

Lord Baltimore Hotel, Baltimore, MD

Call for Special Panel on Charm and the Middle Ages and/or Renaissance

Deadline for Submission: June 30, 2018

UPDATE: Third International Conference of Border Studies

updated: 
Sunday, June 10, 2018 - 1:19pm
University of Texas - Rio Grande Valley
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, July 1, 2018

The Third International Conference of Border Studies will be sponsored by The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley.

A Corpus in Fever: Archival Impulses in Theory, Literature, and the Arts

updated: 
Sunday, June 10, 2018 - 6:41am
Department of English Language and Literature, National and Kapodistrian Universiy of Athens, Greece / HASE Hellenic Association for the Study of English
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, July 31, 2018

“A Corpus in Fever: Archival Impulses in Theory, Literature, and the Arts”

 

14 December 2018

Confirmed Keynote Speaker: Professor Hélène Aji, Université Paris Nanterre

Call for Papers

EXTENDED DEADLINE: Travel and Literature Session at PAMLA (Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association) Conference 2018

updated: 
Friday, June 8, 2018 - 3:42pm
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, June 27, 2018

Friday, November 9 – Sunday, November 11, 2018

Western Washington University

https://www.pamla.org/2018

The Travel and Literature standing session of the Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA) is now accepting proposals for the organization’s 116th annual conference. New extended deadline is Wednesday, June 27

Graphic Brighton: Comics and Music Symposium

updated: 
Friday, June 8, 2018 - 10:06am
University of Sussex
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, June 15, 2018

Call for Papers

Music and comics have had a connection right from the start, with the title of the seminal newspaper strip Hogan’s Alley taken from a popular song by Edward Harrigan. As the 20th Century progressed these two media flirted with each other for inspiration and style, from Marvel comics based on the rock band KISS, to Duran Duran taking their name from Barbarella. Back room printing presses in the 60s and 70s saw the gig flyer and alternative comix emerge side by side, and comic creators from Alan Moore to Richard McGuire have been inspired by music in the creation of their long (play) narratives.

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