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2018 Deep South in the Global South Conference

updated: 
Wednesday, September 6, 2017 - 3:20pm
Deep South in the Global South Conference/ University of Louisiana Lafayette EGSA
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, November 3, 2017

Second Annual DSGS Conference

March 22-24, 2018

The University of Louisiana-Lafayette, Lafayette, LA

 

Whether in the American or global context, Souths are the site of cheap labor, once exploited agriculturally and then industrially for the profit of the colonizing and industrialized and technologically advanced Norths.

 —James L. Peacock, Carla Jones, and Catherine Brooks, “Gatokaca Drive,”

The American South in a Global World (2005)

 

Gender, Materiality, and Movement in Medieval French Literature and Lyric, Kzoo 2018

updated: 
Wednesday, September 6, 2017 - 12:56pm
Rachel May Golden, University of Tennessee
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 15, 2017

 

Gender, Materiality, and Movement in Medieval French Literature and Lyric

Special Session for the 53rd International Congress on Medieval Studies, Kalamazoo, Michigan, May 10-13, 2018

Rachel May Golden (University of Tennessee) and Katherine Kong (Independent Scholar), co-organizers

 

Force, Resistance, and Mercy: Medieval Violence and Nonviolence

updated: 
Wednesday, September 6, 2017 - 12:55pm
The Medieval Studies Institute of Indiana University, Bloomington
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, November 1, 2017

The Medieval Studies Institute of Indiana University invites proposals for its 30th Annual Medieval Studies Symposium,

April 6-7, 2018, in Bloomington, Indiana

 

Teaching Poe and the World

updated: 
Wednesday, September 6, 2017 - 12:55pm
Poe Studies Association
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 15, 2018

Poe’s global influence and affinities have been a mainstay of Poe studies for decades, and various literary critics have argued that his foreign admirers (especially his French advocates) have shaped our current understanding and appreciation of Poe. Few scholars, however, have written about how they teach Poe in global terms.

British Jewish Contemporary Cultures: An International Conference

updated: 
Wednesday, September 6, 2017 - 12:53pm
British Jewish Contemporary Cultures Network
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 1, 2017

British Jewish Contemporary Cultures: An International Conference

26-27 March 2018, Bangor University, Wales.

Keynote Speakers: Sarah Lightman (Glasgow) and Silvia Pellicer (Zaragoza)

Canadian Youth and Culture in Transnational Perspective

updated: 
Wednesday, September 6, 2017 - 3:27pm
Jeunesse: Young People, Texts, Cultures
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, October 13, 2017

This Special Issue of Jeunesse: Young People, Texts, Cultures is intended to extend discussion of transnationalism in ways that explore how young people in Canada enact, embody, extend, or resist transnationalism through their lives.

STUDIES IN THE HUMANITIES CALL FOR PAPERS DEADLINE EXTENDED Theme: Global East Asian Cinema: Abjection and Agency

updated: 
Wednesday, September 6, 2017 - 1:02pm
Seung-hoon Jeong, Studies in the Humanities
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, March 1, 2018

This thematic double issue of Studies in the Humanities addresses globalization as a blossoming of inclusive systems of transnational capitalism, multicultural traffic, and networking technology, which has also generated symptoms of exclusion related to migration/refuge, precarious life, and various catastrophes that debunk the holistic universality of one rainbow global village. Political dialectics has turned into the absolute antagonism between the ‘soft’ ethical inclusion of differences in the whole and the ‘hard’ ethical backlash from its excluded remnants. Multiculturalism and terrorism, neoliberalism and fundamentalism, compassion and hate, human rights and bare life interlock like two sides of the same coin.

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