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Of Survival and Struggle: Creative and Critical Responses to Structural and Long-term Violence in the Public Sphere

updated: 
Monday, February 12, 2018 - 9:35am
Professor Patrick Flanery / Queen Mary University of London, School of English and Drama
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, March 31, 2018

Of Survival and Struggle: Creative and Critical Responses to Structural and Long-term Violence in the Public Sphere

A Colloquium hosted by the School of English and Drama, Queen Mary University of London

 7 June 2018

Keynote speaker: Suvir Kaul, A. M. Rosenthal Professor of English, University of Pennsylvania, author of Of Gardens and Graves: Kashmir, Poetry, Politics (2017)

Neoliberalism: Between Utopia and Dystopia

updated: 
Monday, February 12, 2018 - 5:58pm
MLA 2019 Panel: Neoliberalism: Between Utopia and Dystopia
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, February 25, 2018

Modern Language Association 2019 Conference Panel Proposal
Chicago, 3–6 January 2019
Neoliberalism: Between Utopia and Dystopia

This panel seeks to examine utopian representations of (neo)liberalism in 20th century literature and culture, emphasizing comparative connections to (neo)liberal political philosophy and economic theory.

George Gissing’s Odd Women

updated: 
Monday, February 12, 2018 - 9:17am
Tom Ue, Depatment of English, University of Toronto Scarborough
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, March 15, 2018

CFP George Gissing’s Odd Women

 

Studies In Control Societies Spring 2018 Issue

updated: 
Saturday, February 10, 2018 - 8:27am
Studies In Control Societies
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 30, 2018

Studies In Control Societies is seeking submissions for the Spring 2018 issue.

We invite submissions that explore the technologies and transformations in state power, political economy, and subjectivity that control societies engender. For spring, we are especially interested in articles that deal with relations of power, control, and technology and their intersections with race, class, and gender.

Some additional suggested topics include:

NWSA 2018 “Protected Subjects”

updated: 
Friday, February 9, 2018 - 11:21am
Rachel Elin Nolan, University of Connecticut
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, February 16, 2018

National Women’s Studies Association (NWSA) Conference 2018

November 8-11, Atlanta, GA.

Proposed Panel: "Protected Subjects"

Reality, Interrupted: New Perspectives on Magical Realism

updated: 
Saturday, February 10, 2018 - 1:25pm
Liverpool John Moores University
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, February 28, 2018

5th July at Liverpool John Moores University

Keynote Speaker: Dr Chris Warnes (St. John's, University of Cambridge)

It has been over twenty years since the publication of Magical Realism: Theory, History, Community (1995), a collection of seminal essays which challenged the perception of magical realism as a form strictly reserved for Latin American writers. The collection instead repositioned magical realism as an international form used by writers from across the globe and to depict a variety of historical contexts. However, Netflix’s critically acclaimed Narcos (2015), a biopic of Pablo Escobar, firmly attributes magical realism to the Latin American context once again, opening with the statement:

"Whose reality? Representing and Represented Identities in Arts and Politics"

updated: 
Friday, February 9, 2018 - 11:27am
Graduate Student-TROPOS Association (Michigan State University)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 30, 2018

Under the current political climate, reality is a territory in constant epistemological dispute. The notion itself is frequently addressed throughout different disciplines, such as Literature, Cinema, as well as Physics and Cybernetics, revealing a questioning of power and its representations. Who determines what is real? How do we, as scholars, engage with reality(ies) through our work? How does Academia manage this category of knowledge?

The TROPOS organizing committee welcomes submissions for papers or organized panels in English, French, and Spanish that explore possible answers to these and other questions as represented in cultural production of the Romance World. Topics of interest include, but are not limited to:

 

Theorising the Popular Conference - Liverpool (UK), 11-12 July 2018

updated: 
Friday, February 9, 2018 - 11:20am
Joshua Gulam / Liverpool Hope University - Media and Communication Department
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 23, 2018

Theorising the Popular Conference 2018

Liverpool Hope University, July 11th-12th 2018

 

The Popular Culture Research Group at Liverpool Hope University is delighted to announce its eighth annual international conference, ‘Theorising the Popular’. Building on the success of previous years, the 2018 conference aims to highlight the intellectual originality, depth and breadth of ‘popular’ disciplines, as well as their academic relationship with and within ‘traditional’ subjects. One of its chief goals will be to generate debate that challenges academic hierarchies and cuts across disciplinary barriers.

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