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Special Topic Title CEA (3/30-4/1/2017)

updated: 
Friday, September 9, 2016 - 1:27pm
College English Association
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, November 1, 2016

International Thomas Merton Society

 

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Hilton Head SC—March 30-April 1, 2017

Call for Papers

 

Ingest with Care: Asian American Bodies Consuming

updated: 
Monday, October 3, 2016 - 5:17pm
Shawn Higgins / Association for Asian American Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, October 5, 2016

AAAS 2017 Special Session CFP (Please share widely).
13-15 April 2017, Portland, OR


 

"Ingest with Care: Asian American Bodies Consuming" explores the foods, drinks, supplements, carcinogens, and other matter consciously either consumed or rejected by Asian American bodies. Ideally, this diverse panel will feature scholars of the humanities, social studies, and the sciences.

150-250 word abstract and CV by 5 October 2016; Shawn Higgins (shawn.higgins@nmt.edu).

Roots at 40: Reflections and Remembrances

updated: 
Friday, September 9, 2016 - 2:20pm
Goodwin College
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, February 1, 2017

In the final week of January, 1977, the ABC miniseries Roots became the most-watched television program of all time. To the surprise of the show’s producers, Roots became not only a ratings windfall, but a cultural phenomenon, articulating an African-American counter-narrative of American history, provoking a dialogue about the legacy of slavery, and presenting African-American characters with a dignity and integrity that differed sharply from the caricatured representations common to television up to that time. In many ways, the response to the show by the media and the general public constitutes the first of many “conversations about race” that have punctuated the Post-Civil Rights era.

I <3 Pop DEADLINE EXTENDED TO SEPTEMBER 15TH

updated: 
Friday, September 9, 2016 - 2:21pm
The Comparative Literature Department at the Graduate Center, CUNY
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, September 15, 2016

I <3 POP: An Interdisciplinary Conference

November 10-11, 2016. Keynote speaker: TBD

Department of Comparative Literature at The Graduate Center, CUNY; New York, NY

“If I had to choose between the Doors and Dostoyevsky, then—of course—I’d choose Dostoyevsky. But do I have to choose?” –Susan Sontag

There seems to be no end to the anxieties, fantasies, pleasures, and possibilities of pop culture—how we consume it, avoid it, appreciate it, and allow it to inform our identities. Yet, can we theorize pop today? And if so, to what extent are we obligated to do so?

“Imagined Forms: Modeling and Material Culture” November, 2017

updated: 
Monday, November 21, 2016 - 11:13am
Center for Material Culture Studies, University of Delaware, and the Hagley Museum and Library, Delaware
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, February 15, 2017

“Imagined Forms: Modeling and Material Culture” November 17-18, 2017

A symposium hosted by the Center for Material Culture Studies, University of Delaware, and the Hagley Museum and Library, Delaware

Keynote Speakers:
Johanna Drucker, UCLA
Peter Galison, Harvard University

Closed and Open Rhetoric: American Formalist Literary Criticism of the 1950s

updated: 
Friday, September 9, 2016 - 2:23pm
Northeast Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 30, 2016

Closed and Open Rhetoric: American Formalist Literary Criticism of the 1950s

Panel for the 2017 NeMLA Annual Convention in Baltimore, Maryland (Marriott Waterfront, March 23-26, 2017). Deadline Sept. 30, notification no later than October 15, 2016.

Abstracts must be submitted online to: https://www.cfplist.com/nemla/User/Dashboard

Membership in NeMLA required.

Description of Panel:

Digital America Issue no. 8 | Now Accepting Submissions

updated: 
Friday, September 9, 2016 - 2:26pm
Digital America: an online journal on digital culture and art
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, November 1, 2016

Digital America is now accepting submissions for Issue No. 8. We are an online journal that focuses on digital art and culture with an eye toward the American experience. We are looking for critical essays, film, artwork, design, and reviews that question, analyze, and/or hack the tools of digital culture. We are also interested in work that explores how new behaviors and new, global networks of power and influence are shaping American life. All submissions should engage American life and digital culture and/or digitization in some way. We encourage creative responses to these parameters as we understand the complexities of engaging “America” in a global, networked world.

On-going CFP, Hungarian Journal of English and American Studies

updated: 
Tuesday, September 6, 2016 - 3:47pm
Hungarian Journal of English and American Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 1, 2017

The Hungarian Journal of English and American Studies (HJEAS) is

- devoted to literary, historical, film and cultural studies of the English-speaking world
- an international scholarly journal with an international audience available at major research centers and libraries throughout the world
- the oldest continuously published Central European scholarly journal in its field
- published twice a year by the Institute of English and American Studies, University of Debrecen, Hungary.

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