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Theater and Law across Cultures and Frontiers

Monday, August 1, 2016 - 2:27pm
Samantha M. McDermitt The Law Theater Project
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, September 15, 2016

Since the times of Ancient Greece, when “society” and “the State” were subsumed into and joined in the term, “polis,” Theater and Law/Ethics have interacted and relied on each other. 

 In Greece, drama tended to serve socio-political, cultural,religious, and other functions. It was a device for presenting and addressing serious and important public ethical, religious, and political issues, thereby building citizenship and engagement of the artists with public leaders and members of the public, in works by Aristophanes, Euripides, Sophocles, and Aeschylus. 


Monday, August 1, 2016 - 2:29pm
ASECS 2017 (Minneapolis, Mar 30-Apr 2)
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, September 15, 2016


What did deacons do?

Monday, July 25, 2016 - 1:22pm
University of Eastern Finland / School of Theology
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, September 15, 2016

Invitation and Call for Papers


The School of Theology (University of Eastern Finland, Joensuu) is organizing an international and ecumenical conference on patristic understandings of diakonia. The conference will be held on September 12th – 14/15th 2017, in Joensuu, Finland.


The topic of the conference is “What did deacons do?”. The period under investigation covers the first two Christian centuries (until ca, late 3rd century). We welcome academic papers, firstly on authors and sources of the given period, and, secondly, on later interpretations of those texts.


Deadline for short proposal (max. 150 words) for a 30 minute paper is September 15th, 2016.

Ancient-Modern Relations: The Classical Tradition

Monday, July 18, 2016 - 2:23pm
Jon Solomon / University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, August 5, 2016

114th Annual Conference - Pasadena, California
Friday, November 11 - Sunday, November 13, 2016Ancient-Modern Relations: The Classical Tradition

Ancient Worlds, Digital Screens

Monday, July 18, 2016 - 2:28pm
Braden Lee Scott / Society for Cinema and Media Studies Conference 2017 (Chicago)
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, August 10, 2016


Call for Papers – Panel Proposal

Society for Cinema and Media Studies Conference

22-26 March 2017




Monday, July 11, 2016 - 8:28am
Western Area / FILM&HISTORY
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, July 15, 2016

Gods and Heretics: Figures of Power and Subversion in Film & Television


Monday, June 27, 2016 - 11:28am
muhammad ehsan
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, June 7, 2016

Historical English poetic comparison with Pakistani Poetical forms in Wordsworth and Shinwari’s poetry


Muhammad Ehsan

Ph.M Scholar, Department of English Language and literature,

The University of Lahore, Lahore-Pakistan

Mob: +92 3366317543



"Daring Second Glances: Rereading the Rape Narrative"

Tuesday, June 21, 2016 - 3:43pm
Erin Spampinato
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 30, 2016

  “Daring Second Glances: Rereading the Rape Narrative” elicits new perspectives on well-known texts that depict sexual violence. This panel seeks to curate a trans-historical discussion about new ways to approach representations of sexual violence. In her book Framing the Rape Victim, Carine Mardorossian argues that postmodern feminists of the 1990s ironically placed the onus of rape deterrence back on women when they “began locating the source of women’s sexual oppression in the representational and rhetorical codes of feminism rather than in societal norms” (42).


Monday, June 20, 2016 - 9:13am
Pearl Kibre Medieval Study
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, September 15, 2016

Pre-Modernisms: Friday, October 28th, The Graduate Center, CUNY

12th Annual Pearl Kibre Medieval Study Graduate Student Conference

Poetic epistle. Canon, Variables, Functions.

Thursday, June 16, 2016 - 9:45am
Carlo Tirinanzi De Medici - Permanent Seminar on Poetry - Trento University
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, July 10, 2016

The Permanent Seminar on Poetry (SEMPER) organizes its fourth international conference devoted to the topic of “The Poetic Epistle”. It may seem that a poem in letter form has had a limited diffusion through literary history, but it has, on the contrary, been an important part of Western literary traditions since Latin poetry, where, from Lucilius to Catullus, and Horace, the Epistola was established as a poetic genre on its own.