Policing Crises Now: The Cultural Studies Association's Performance Working Group invites submissions for the 14th Annual Meeting of the Cultural Studies Association (U.S.), to be held at Villanova University in Philadelphia, PA, June 2-5, 2016.
We welcome abstracts for presentation at two sessions.
Call for papers: "Bodies and Politics"
An international conference organized by CIMMA ("Identity Constructions and Mobilizations in the English-Speaking World"): http://imager.u-pec.fr/5-groupes-de-travail/cimma
Dates: September 8-9, 2016, Université Paris-Est Créteil, France
300-word abstracts and short CVs should be submitted by March 30, 2016
Selected speakers will be notified by May 2016
Scientific coordinators: Sonia Birocheau, Karine Chambefort, Mélanie Grué
All topics are welcome, especially presentations on new insights and perspectives.
Venue: James Joyce Centre, 35 North Great George's Street, Dublin, Ireland
Deadline for proposals: Monday 1 February 2016
Concentric: Literary and Cultural Studies
Vol. 43 No. 1 | March 2017
The City and the Anthropocene
Serena Chou (Academia Sinica, Taiwan) & Simon Estok (Sungkyunkwan University, South Korea)
MELUS (Society for the Study of Multi-Ethnic Literature of the United States) invites paper abstracts for the two following sessions at the 27th Annual American Literature Association Conference, May 26-29, 2016 in San Francisco, CA.
Session I: Race and Ethnicity in Graphic Narratives
How are the motifs, tropes, and themes of race and ethnicity narrated in one or more American multiethnic (African American, Asian American, Latino/a American, Jewish American, Italian American, Arab American, American Indian, etc.) graphic novels, comics, or sequential storytelling in general? Intersectional engagements with gender, class, sexuality and culture in graphic narratives are also welcome.
Imperial Middlebrow: Cross-colonial encounters and expressions of power in middlebrow literature and culture, 1890-1940
University of Reading, 8-10 September 2016
Professor Christoph Ehland, University of Paderborn, and Dr Kate Macdonald, University of Reading
This interdisciplinary international conference, held in Cardiff, the city of Roald Dahl's birth and childhood, in his centenary year (16th-18th June 2016), will give further impetus to the substantial critical attention devoted to the author's work by seeking new ways of understanding his achievement and place in twentieth- and twenty-first-century culture, broadly considered. The emphasis will be on defamiliarizing Dahl in the very act of bringing him 'home'.
2nd Global Meeting
Call for Participation 2016
Monday 18th July – Wednesday 20th July 2016
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom
The study focuses on the relationship between architecture and the fourth dimension in aesthetic terms. Its core assumption is that architecture is more than just built environments but an art form. Specifically, the research illuminates the aesthetic possibilities of architecture by addressing the subjective experience of time and space problematised in the art cinema. As an interdisciplinary project, the study spans fields of cinema, architectural theories, and aesthetics philosophy.
Narrative conference and ebr are seeking proposals that explore the relations between the study of electronic literature and the study of narrative theory. Scholarly and critical essays are welcome that address the influence of the network on the project of the humanities, the continually emerging field of electronic literature, and the ways in which the Digital Humanities grapple with (or sideline?) literature, elements of print and screen, and the production of literary works across extended networks..
Towards a diasporic New-World order of a global 21st century. Retrieving the cultural heteroglossia of our pasts.
Digital America is now accepting submissions for Issue No. 7. We are looking for critical essays, film, artwork, design, reviews, and process pieces that question, analyze, and/or hack the tools of digital culture. We are also interested in work that explores how new behaviors and new, global networks of power and influence are shaping American life. All submissions should engage American life and digital culture and/or digitization in some way. We encourage creative responses to these parameters as we understand the complexities of engaging "America" in a global, networked world.
The Center at the University of Central Oklahoma, composed of the Women's Research Center and the BGLTQ+ Student Center, invites proposals for presentations at the first annual Gender and Sexuality Studies Conference, which will take place September 26-28, 2016 in Edmond, Oklahoma. The organizers of this international interdisciplinary conference welcome proposals for presentations in a variety of formats that address issues of gender and sexuality in the social sciences, humanities, natural sciences, and fine arts. We invite students, faculty, staff, scholars, and activists to propose papers, panels, roundtable discussions, and poster presentations.