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DEADLINE EXTENDED for 2nd International Conference on Men and Masculinities

Saturday, April 9, 2016 - 6:21pm
initiative for critical studies of masculinities

The deadline of "2nd International Conference on Men and Masculinities" has been extended to 1 May 2016 !

Please feel free to forward this CFP to anyone or any group who may be interested in.

Best regards,

Initiative for Critical Studies of Masculinities

2nd International Conference on Men and Masculinities

Transnational Masculinities and Relationalities

8-10 September 2016, İzmir Turkey


Saturday, April 9, 2016 - 4:40pm
Centre for Knowledge Futures

An International Journal of Futures Studies
Print ISSN 2415-2374

Knowledge Futures: An International Journal of Futures Studies is a double-blind peer-reviewed, hybrid open access publication of the Centre for Knowledge Futures, University of Management and Technology, Lahore, Pakistan.

International Conference: Borders/Boundaries and Religious Otherness: Religion in Travel Writings

Saturday, April 9, 2016 - 11:59am
University Grenoble Alpes and University Savoie Mont Blanc (France)

This multidisciplinary conference aims to build bridges across disciplines such as history, civilizational studies, literature, and anthropology—among other fields—that rarely cooperate in academia. We also aim to address a diachronic time frame covering the 16th to the 20th centuries. The historiographic tradition equates the journey to a change of scenery and an experience of Otherness.

Edited Collection: Princess Mononoke (Bloomsbury)

Saturday, April 9, 2016 - 11:46am
Rayna Denison, University of East Anglia

I am seeking contributions of between 5-6,000words on Hayao Miyazaki's Princess Mononoke (Mononoke Hime), for an edited collection intended to form part of Bloomsbury's Animation: Key Films series. Princess Mononoke sits at a nexus point in Studio Ghibli's industrial history: it was the first film released in the USA through the Tokuma-Buena Vista International deal; it contained early experiments in mixing Studio Ghibli's much-lauded hand-drawn animation with CG-animated sequences; it broke box-office records in Japan; and, it cemented Hayao Miyazaki's global status as a "master" of animation aesthetics.

Coldnoon: Travel Poetics (International Journal of Travel Writing): Call for Submissions

Saturday, April 9, 2016 - 7:12am
Coldnoon: Travel Poetics (International Journal of Travel Writing)

Coldnoon: Travel Poetics (International Journal of Travel Writing) invites writings (prose/nonfiction/reserach/opinions/poetry/travelogues) on travel. Submissions are rolling, send yours today.

Selected writings, published in Diaries and Dialogues will qualify for publication in the journal, both online and print (EISSN 2278-9650; ISSN 2278-9642)

Evolving Architecture and Urbanism Summer School in London

Saturday, April 9, 2016 - 5:01am
Mohmed Badr / IEREK

Join our 2-week Annual Summer Program and get inspired lectures by academics and practitioners from world renown London architectural practices, visit significant sustainable projects and developments in the United Kingdom, be part of a project team, work on real-life case studies in London, and enjoy leisure trips and excursions.

For more Information :

Creating and Un-creating the World in the Romantic Imagination

Friday, April 8, 2016 - 3:02pm

The Romantics era was rife with social and economic shifts and imbalances as the Industrial Revolution brought destruction to the natural world and further stratification of the classes. In this increasingly dystopian climate, Romantic authors often sought an idyllic nature in which to imbue their utopian views; as such, the Romantic imagination became a mechanism through which authors essentially deconstructed the dystopian world and created the utopian imagination. Conversely, the Romantics sometimes deconstructed the utopian environment as a means to express the dystopian imagination.

Busting Boundaries: Unexpected Interdisciplinarity

Friday, April 8, 2016 - 2:50pm
MMLA--special sessions

To those whose imaginative or scholarly inclinations chafe at fixed boundaries, the limitations they imply can inspire rebellion—that is an attempt to breach the boundaries and explore what lies beyond them. This session solicits papers that address literary topics using tools or approaches from disciplines that rarely meet in the same paper. For example, in what ways can mathematics provide a new or different interpretive lens for a literary text? Or what can poetry tell us about biology?

Submit a proposal of no more than 500 words by April 20.

Children's Literature and Adaptation (Proposed Panel at IRSCL Congress 2017)

Friday, April 8, 2016 - 2:43pm
IRSCL (International Research Society for Children’s Literature) Congress 2017

In her second edition of Theory of Adaptation (2013), critic Linda Hutcheon presents a refreshingly new approach to adaptation, one that examines adaptive versions "laterally, not vertically" (xv), rather than one that privileges the source text. For Hutcheon, adaptation is both "process" and "product" of creation and reception, and the potential for change is endless, the life-giving possibilities of the adaptation infinite.

Special Issue: The Rising Tide of Climate Change Fiction (submissions due Feb. 10, 2017)

Friday, April 8, 2016 - 2:41pm
Studies in the Novel

Studies in the Novel is currently seeking submissions for a special issue on "The Rising Tide of Climate Change Fiction," guest-edited by Stef Craps (Ghent University) and Rick Crownshaw (Goldsmiths, University of London), which will be published in spring 2018 as part of the journal's 50th anniversary volume.

Poetry and Poetics at PAMLA (Pasadena, November 11-13)

Friday, April 8, 2016 - 2:00pm
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association

The standing Poetry and Poetics session seeks abstract submissions exploring any aspects of poetry and poetics, but paper proposals on any of the following three topics are particularly welcome: 1) the presence and role of the person(al) in linguistically experimental poetics; 2) ecopoetics; 3) the conference theme of "Archives, Libraries, Properties" in relation to modern and/or contemporary American poetry.