ReFocus: The Films of Paul Schrader
Arcadia University English Department Graduate Conference: the 19th Century and Gender & Sexuality, hosted by the Arcadia University English Department
Deadline for Submission: May 30th, 2018
Registration Date: August 15, 2018
Contact Email: email@example.com
Conference Website: arcadiaconference.wordpress.com
Conference Date: Saturday, October 6, 2018
Location: Arcadia University, Glenside, PA
Call for Papers:
The Society for the Study of American Travel Writing invites proposals for the Society for the Study of American Women Writers 2018 Triennial Conference in Denver, Colorado. November 7-11, 2018.
In keeping with the Conference Theme: “Resistance and Recovery across the Americas,” the SSATW seeks proposals that examine the ways American women travelers use their writing to critique society, the nation, and the injustices they experience or observe as travelers.
Whether traveling in America or abroad, women travelers are uniquely positioned
Special Call for Papers - Dialogue: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Popular Culture and Pedagogy
While Dialogue welcomes essays on a variety of topics related to popular culture and pedagogy, we are particularly interested in receiving pieces which address globalization and the effects on learning, thinking, and practice for an upcoming issue.
Topics are particularly welcomed that address a scholarly examination of popular culture and pedagogy, such as:
The adjectival qualifiers attending rape are numerous: statutory rape, marital rape, date rape, acquaintance rape, and virtual rape. In delineating manifold patterns of sexual violence, these terms also index the historical and formal contingencies of recognizing sexual harm. Despite the work of feminist activists, scholars, and artists in specifying structures of sexual violence, “rape” persists as an analogy for nonsexual violation to authorize political recognition of other social movements (the “rape of the earth” once lamented by environmentalists).
Family Portraits: Representing the Contemporary North-American Family
Thursday 27 and Friday 28 September 2018
Université Jean Monnet, Saint-Etienne (CELEC)
Eliot scholars might look askance at the idea that his poetic vision was at any point influenced by psychoanalysis. Just two months before The Waste Land was published, after all, he ridiculed psychoanalysis as “a dubious and contentious branch of science” and predicted an imminent demise for what he dubbed the “psychoanalytic type” of novel. Still, there is plenty to suggest his appreciation for the literary critical and poetic powers enabled by psychoanalysis. The Waste Land was first published in the Criterion’s inaugural issue, and as editor of the journal Eliot also included a review by Hesse identifying Freud as a major influence on German poetry and declaring his “psychology of the unconscious” a good foundation for ar
If the first major waves of popular interest in, philanthropic funding of, and scholarship on contemporary Jewish music and songwriters in the U.S. have finally receded, they've left a treasure in their wake. From Orthodox popular music and chazzanut, to jazz masters of the 1930s, to hipster oddities of the “new Jewish music” scene, to gypsy-punk klezmer cabaret bands and the Jewish identified art of Leonard Cohen and John Zorn, today’s audiences have access to a wealth of Jew-ish sounds and entertainments.
CALL FOR PROPOSALS
THE ORPHAN TRAIN: AN INTERDISCIPLINARY COLLOQUIUM
Tuesday, October 2 and Wednesday, October 3, 2018
University of Nebraska at Kearney
This conference will examine, study, and discuss the movement known as “The Orphan
Train” (1854-1929) through multiple disciplines and perspectives.
We welcome proposals relating to all aspects of “The Orphan Train.” Individual proposals
should be a maximum of 300 words. Panel proposals are also welcome and should be a
maximum of 1,000 words. All proposals must be accompanied by a short bio (150 words) of