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Online Vitriol: Advocacy, Violence, and the Transforming Power of Social Media

updated: 
Monday, April 10, 2017 - 4:51pm
Sara Polak / International Graduate Centre for the Study of Culture
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, April 24, 2017

Online Vitriol: Advocacy, Violence, and the Transforming Power of Social Media

Conference at the International Graduate Centre for the Study of Culture, Giessen, Germany

Wednesday June 28th – Saturday July 1st, 2017

For whom:

  • Researchers in the fields of (digital) culture and media, and related fields
  • Professionals dealing with online advocacy and social media presence of their organization
  • Journalists and others confronted with online violence
  • PhD and MA students in culture and media studies

 

Conference aim:

Sylvia Plath: Letters, Words and Fragments. 10-11th November 2017.

updated: 
Monday, April 10, 2017 - 4:59pm
Ulster University, Belfast, Northern Ireland
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, July 31, 2017

Autumn 2017 will see the much-anticipated publication of The Letters of Sylvia Plath, Volume 1. Following on from The Unabridged Journals of Sylvia Plath (2000) and Ariel: The Restored Edition (2004)this book is another landmark contribution in efforts by Plath scholars to piece together and recuperate Plath’s words that have for so long been fragmented. With The Letters of Sylvia Plath, Volume 1, Plath’s words and experiences will be drawn together to give readers a fuller insight into her creative process and richly artistic literary life.

POSTMODERN POETICS AND THE PASTICHE

updated: 
Monday, April 17, 2017 - 12:34pm
South Atlantic Modern Language Association Special Sessions Nov 3-5 2017
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, June 1, 2017

Please note this CFP is for a Special Sessions Panel to be held at the South Atlantic Modern Language Association (SAMLA) for the November 3-5 2017 conference.

Anthropologies of the United States of America. Views from near and from afar

updated: 
Monday, April 10, 2017 - 4:52pm
Dipartimento Cultue e Società - University of Palermo
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, May 20, 2017

Call for papers

 

Anthropologies of the United States of America. Views from near and from afar

 

International Conference

University of Palermo, June 15 – 16, 2017

 

Poetry & Poetics of the 1990s: Deadline Extended

updated: 
Friday, April 7, 2017 - 3:57pm
National Poetry Foundation, University of Maine
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, April 15, 2017

The Editorial Collective of the National Poetry Foundation invites paper and panel proposals for the last in our sequence of "decade" conferences, to be devoted to the Poetry and Poetics of the 1990s, American and international, and to be held from Wednesday to Sunday, June 28 - July 1, 2017, on the flagship campus of the University of Maine System in Orono, Maine.

War Studies Area - MAPACA 2017

updated: 
Friday, April 7, 2017 - 4:00pm
MAPACA / Mid-Atlantic Popular & American Culture Association, War Studies Area
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, June 29, 2017

2017 Conference of   Mid-Atlantic Popular / American Culture Association (MAP/ACA)

MAPACA War Studies Area

Thursday, November 8 -- Saturday, November 11, 2017
Sonesta Philadelphia Downtown
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Proposals due to http://www.mapaca.net  by  June 29, 2017

 

DEADLINE APPROACHING—CFP for ALA panel—Sense of Place in American Modernist Poetry and Visual Art

updated: 
Friday, April 7, 2017 - 4:00pm
American Literature Association
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, May 1, 2017

This panel explores the sense of place as part of the indigenous language of American artistic production of Modernism in the context of the European avant-garde. Though U.S. poets and artists were influenced by the formal techniques of Cubism, Futurism, Expressionism, Dadaism and Surrealism, they were also determined to search for the essence of an expressive language that defined its authenticity as opposed to European foreignness. One of their avenues of research was the exploration of the distinctive features of the American soil as a means of contributing novel aspects to modern aesthetics. The genuine character of the environment is closely linked to the strong attachment to rural or urban spaces and the value they acquire for the observer.

Lucerne Master Class for PhD Students, 2017

updated: 
Friday, April 7, 2017 - 4:00pm
Christina Cavedon, Universität Luzern
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, May 15, 2017

Histories of Global Capitalism with Prof. Dr. Sven Beckert (Harvard University)

 

When:                              9 – 13 October, 2017

Where:                             University of Lucerne, Switzerland | Hotel Seeburg

Language:                        English

All further information:       www.unilu.ch/masterclass

 

Fake News

updated: 
Friday, April 7, 2017 - 4:01pm
Documenting the Media Revolution through Fake News
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, May 11, 2017

    Given the current developments in our society, Glendale Community College has decided to host their very first Call for Papers in a discussion of fake news. There is a prompt provided below, but you are not limited to the provided discussion points. This conference serves not only as a presentation of facts, but also a platform to express opinions and beliefs on the possible solutions to recognizing and avoiding fake news. Please submit a brief one paragraph summary of your essay describing the topics you will cover as well as an additional bit of background information about yourself. If your presentation requires any technological accommodations, please make note of it in your background information.

UPDATE: Animals in Literature and Film

updated: 
Friday, April 7, 2017 - 3:57pm
MMLA
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, April 14, 2017

This year’s MMLA Animals in Literature and Film panel invites papers engaging in tensions of “human” and “animal” found within a variety of ancient textualities related to the broad field of animal studies. In ancient Greek and Roman society, animals serve important roles, often as a medium in religion, as symbolic function in Greco-Roman mythology, and as poetic symbol in ancient oral tradition and later written literature. Often, animals are given titular roles, and they carry strong symbolic function in the narrative, whether the narrative is oral, written, or artistic.

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