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'Inhabiting Memories & Landscapes: A Cross-Disciplinary Engagement with Wendell Berry

updated: 
Wednesday, October 16, 2019 - 2:25pm
Mark Clavier
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, December 31, 2019

The American Agrarian writer, philosopher, and farmer Wendell Berry frequently speaks of the need to be ‘placed’, to inhabit a particular landscape and its social memory over an extended period of time. This, he argues, is a precondition for fostering communities that care for the earth and the people who live off it—what he refers to as conviviality.

Sixteenth International Conference on Technology, Knowledge, and Society

updated: 
Tuesday, October 15, 2019 - 4:50pm
Common Ground Research Networks
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, February 3, 2020

The Sixteenth International Conference on Technology, Knowledge, and Society will be held at the iHotel and Conference Center at the University of Illinois Research Park, Champaign, USA, 26–27 March 2020. 

To submit your proposal please follow the link here: https://techandsoc.com/2020-conference/call-for-papers 

 

Fifth Annual Post45 Graduate Symposium

updated: 
Saturday, October 12, 2019 - 1:15pm
Post45
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, November 10, 2019

Fifth Annual Post45 Graduate Symposium 

February 28-29, 2020

New Brunswick, NJ 

Co-Hosted by Rutgers and Princeton University

Keynote Speaker: Rebecca Walkowitz

Additional Faculty Participation by Kinohi Nishikawa, Sarah Chihaya, Josh Kotin, Jeffrey Lawrence, Kristin Grogan, Paul Nadal, Christina León and others to be announced. 

Life After the Fall: Ruins in the Literary and Cultural Imaginary

updated: 
Wednesday, October 9, 2019 - 4:20pm
Department of English Thirteenth Graduate Student Conference University of Ottawa
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 13, 2019

Life After the Fall: Ruins in the Literary and Cultural Imaginary Department of English Thirteenth Graduate Student Conference University of Ottawa February 28th- March 1st 2020

 

 

We are most interested in thinking about how ruins might be figured not only as the ending of something, but also as the beginning of something else.

Hannah McGregor, Julie Rak, & Erin Wunker, Refuse: CanLit in Ruins

And on the Pedestal, these words appear: My name is Ozymandias, King of Kings; Look on my Works ye Mighty and despair! Nothing beside remains. Round the decay Of that colossal Wreck, boundless and bare The lone and level sands stretch far away.

Percy Bysshe Shelley, “Ozymandias”

Body Studies Journal - Call for Papers

updated: 
Wednesday, October 9, 2019 - 4:20pm
bodystudiesjournal.org
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, December 31, 2019

The Body Studies Journal (bodystudiesjournal.org, ISSN 2642-9772), a peer-reviewed, open access journal for the inter-/trans-disciplinary field of Body Studies, welcomes submissions for its second issue.  We are specifically seeking articles that contribute to defining the field of Body Studies.   

Suggested topics include but are not limited to: 

 -Social and Cultural Perspectives of the Body 

-Body image 

-Mental health and the body 

I Intersectional Conference 2020: Incarceration and Society

updated: 
Wednesday, October 9, 2019 - 4:19pm
University of Coimbra
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, October 31, 2019

In his book The Racial Contract (1997), the African American philosopher Charles W. Mills describes how western white supremacy has created a system of unnamed power that carries with it a social and political structure conducive to the full exercise of a racialised State and judicial system, capable of determining, and legislating over, the life and death of the bodies it subjugates. It is in this sense that Whiteness, as an established power system, can determine, in those countries with a history of slavery and colonialism, the hegemony of ‘Whites’ in all spheres of society, in contrast to the imposition of a marginalised and lesser social place upon the racialised bodies of ‘Blacks’, ‘Latinos’ and other non-white minorities.

CFP: Southeast Asian Media Studies (Critical Mass Media Histories in Southeast Asia)

updated: 
Wednesday, October 9, 2019 - 4:19pm
Southeast Asian Media Studies Association
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, December 31, 2019

Southeast Asian Media Studies
Volume 2, Issue 1, April 2020“Critical Mass Media Histories in Southeast Asia”

Editor: Atoy M. Navarro, Thammasat University, Thailand

Deadline: 31 December 2019

OBJECTIVE

This first issue of the second volume of the Southeast Asian Media Studies aims to provide a collection of research articles on Critical Mass Media Histories (CMMHs) in Southeast Asia.

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