Explorations of relations between historical and transhistorical forces that entangle and impinge on texts: memory, biography, trauma, event, rupture. Contemporary historical novel. 300 word abstracts by 15 March 2014; Kurt Cavender (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Journal of Literary and Cultural Disability Studies – Call for Papers
Special Issue: "Disability and Blood"
Guest Editors: Michael Davidson (UCSD) and Sören Fröhlich (UCSD)
"People that read Bonhoeffer are possessed by Bonhoeffer."
~Marilynne Robinson, Interview, Berkley Center
Trinity Western University's Master of Arts in Interdisciplinary Humanities program is pleased to announce a call for papers for its upcoming graduate conference—a component of a larger, three-day conference on Bonhoeffer's Christian humanism and the challenges of moral formation in 'a world come of age.'
Faculty of Foreign Languages (Alfa University in Belgrade) will proudly host its Third International Conference, focused on the theme
Culture in the Mirror of Language and Literature
May 24 and 25
Within the scope of this theme and with your presence and collaboration, we shall attempt to address and analyze from various perspectives the issues such as:
• Description and reconstruction of the linguistic image of the world
• Ethnocultural concepts in language and literary text
• The problems of lexis and phraseology translation with the dominant cultural component
• Literary genres and systems of versification in national literatures
Call for Papers
Culture and the Economization of Everything
A Special Issue of The Canadian Review of American Studies
Interplay - Call for Papers: We are a new journal published by the Department of Foreign Languages and Literature at Tunghai University. We are seeking original submissions examining any/all aspects of the study of languages, linguistics, and literature, for inclusion in the first edition of the journal. Also welcome is scholarly work treating any of these subject areas from an interdisciplinary perspective. Articles may be written in English, French, German, or Spanish. Interested scholars should send an abstract of 300 words, detailing their proposed contribution, and providing at least 5 key words concerning their project's subject and disciplinary areas of interest.
What constitutes the canon of academic novels? Discussion of the genre has tended to focus on a limited number of novels. On the British side, C. P. Snow's The Masters, Kingsley Amis' Lucky Jim, David Lodge's campus trilogy (Changing Places, Small World, Nice Work), and A. S. Byatt's Possession dominate. For American academe, a similarly small number have dominion over the field: Mary McCarthy's The Groves of Academe, Randall Jarrell's Pictures from an Institution, Vladimir Nabokov's Pnin, Bernard Malamud's A New Life, Jane Smiley's Moo, Richard Russo's Straight Man, and Michael Chabon's Wonder Boys. If these novels are taken to constitute the academic novel canon, as it were, what picture of academe emerges from them?
The Ezra Pound Society and the H.D. International Society invite abstracts for this non-guaranteed MLA 15 session, Pound's Presence in H.D. and Bryher's Writing. Pound's direct impact upon H.D.'s writing is not limited to their early collaboration as Imagists; whether regarded as nurturing or negative, his presence reverberates. This session considers how both H.D. and Bryher's lives and work engage with Pound's aesthetic, personal, and political activities throughout their careers. Evidence of their interaction might be found in critical writing and correspondence; representations of Pound in fiction and memoirs; poetic practices. All aspects welcome: including engagement with visual culture, publishing, politics, the occult.
Fourteenth International Conference on Diversity in Organizations, Communities and Nations
9-11 July 2014
This conference brings together scholarly, government, and practice-based participants with an interest in the issues of diversity and community. The conference examines the concept of diversity as a positive aspect of a global world and globalized society.
Research Scholar: An International Refereed e-Journal of Literary Explorations (ISSN: 2320-6101 )
Call for Papers
I am glad to inform you that Authentic, scholarly and unpublished research articles, essays, short story, poetry, book review, interviews of English Literature are invited from scholars/ faculty/ researchers/ writers/ professors from all over the world for Research Scholar – An International Refereed Journal on Literary Explorations (ISSN: 2320-6101).
Last date of Submission: - 4th May 2014
This proposed special session will examine the events, geographies, temporalities, and genres of Global Climate Change. In the wake of 5th Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), this session will ask how the technical language of risk assessment—"exceptionally unlikely" to "virtually certain"—is narrated in different media to capture the unfolding and impending harm to humans and non-humans?; how can the imperatives of global social justice be addressed alongside pressing environmental crises?; what frameworks might address the uneven geographic distribution of harms and articulate the incremental yet inevitable pace of sea-level rise, desertification, and biodiversity loss?
A PDF of the CFP (and workshop schedule) is available at https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/6064380/CFP-Turning.pdf
Technologies of Turning
An Exploration of Making and Meaning
May 20-22, 2014
Jennifer L. Roberts
Elizabeth Cary Agassiz Professor of the Humanities, Harvard University
Ethan W. Lasser
Margaret S. Winthrop Associate Curator of American Art, Harvard Art Museums
Eligibility: current graduate students in any discipline
This roundtable will discuss ways in which gender interacts with or impacts the collection, preservation, or very existence of archives and archival materials, broadly understood.
We encourage submissions from scholars working in all historical periods, those involved in Digital Humanities projects, or those who work with more unusual archives. Presenters will be given 8 minutes each.
"Theatre Between Tradition and Contemporaneity" is the annual professional multidisciplinary conference researching the Bridge between Tradition and Contemporaneity in performing arts.
The conference programme brings together performers, practising performing arts academics and artists from different countries and various disciplines - theatre, dance, music, visual and multimedia art, arts administration, fundraising for arts and culture.