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Archetypes and/or Stereotypes – Mapping Socio-Cultural Realities

updated: 
Thursday, February 7, 2019 - 10:00am
University of Suceava, Romania
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, September 1, 2019

The academic journal Messages, Sages and Ages (http://www.msa.usv.ro/), based at the English Department, University of Suceava, Romania, invites contributions for an issue on archetypes and/or stereotypes. The theme issue is edited by Dan Nicolae Popescu (University of Suceava, Romania).

America, Nation of Great Divide and Tolerance: ASAK 54th International Conference

updated: 
Thursday, February 7, 2019 - 9:57am
Jungman Park (Hankuk University of Foreign Studies)
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, April 15, 2019

The American Studies Association of Korea

The 54th International Conference

 

 

“America, Nation of Great Divide and Tolerance”

Organized by The American Studies Association of Korea (ASAK)

Venue: Korea University, Seoul, South Korea

Date: September 20-21, 2019

 

The American Studies Association of Korea (ASAK) is pleased to announce an international conference on “America, Nation of Great Divide and Tolerance” to be held in Seoul, South Korea, from September 20 to 21, 2019.

Performing Translation: Translatorship in the 21st Century

updated: 
Wednesday, February 6, 2019 - 12:40pm
Project DaRT / University College Cork
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, February 15, 2019

Performing Translation:Translatorship in the 21st Century

Project DaRT – Centre for Advanced Studies in Languages and Cultures (CASiLaC)

University College Cork, Ireland

21-22nd June 2019

Call for Papers

Call for Journal Articles: Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences

updated: 
Sunday, February 10, 2019 - 7:49am
Çankaya University
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, May 31, 2019

Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences, an open-access and peer reviewed international journal published by Çankaya University in Ankara, is currently accepting submissions of articles and book reviews for its forthcoming June issue.

Stonewall at 50 (guaranteed session)

updated: 
Wednesday, February 6, 2019 - 12:32pm
Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 15, 2019

 

Stonewall at 50: A Roundtable (guaranteed session)

 

Sponsored by the Sexuality Studies Forum

 

Approaches might include, among many others: coalitions; activism; queer and trans of color critique; pride; shame; state violence; police brutality; mythologies; New York City; urbanism; gentrification; history; genealogies; nightlife; periodization; gay liberation; visibility.

 

150-word abstracts and CVs by Friday, March 15, 2019

 

Contacts: 

 

Interrogating Intersectionality in a Global Perspective

updated: 
Wednesday, February 6, 2019 - 12:33pm
AHRC International Networking Project: Articulating Women: Interrogating Intersectionality and Empowering Women Through Critical Engagements
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, May 15, 2019

Interrogating Intersectionality in a Global Perspective, An International Symposium

Proposals are invited for a Symposium, "Interrogating Intersectionality in a Global Perspective" to be held at Liverpool Hope University (UK) on 21 June 2019.  The symposium seeks to interrogate the potential and limitations of Intersectional approaches within a global context.  It is part of an AHRC funded International Networking Project that seeks to scope the potential and limitations of intersectionality in relation to both theory and praxis. In keeping with this broad-based agenda, the organisers seek contributions from any discipline and welcome interdisciplinary approaches.

Working-Class Nostalgia (MLA 2020 // 9-12 January // Seattle)

updated: 
Wednesday, February 6, 2019 - 12:34pm
MLA Proposal for Special Session
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 15, 2019

This panel will examine the function of nostalgia in class-conscious writing, specifically its role in the construction of working-class identities, both fictional and otherwise. To that end, presentations will gauge the efficacy of nostalgic representation in terms of literary aesthetics and/or political imperatives. Using literary texts as a lens, topics might include (but are not limited to):

Barbarous Tongues: Middle English and Beyond

updated: 
Wednesday, February 6, 2019 - 12:25pm
MLA Middle English Forum
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, March 3, 2019

Middle English language and literature’s status is a perennial matter of debate, whose immediate political subtexts include race, class, gender, and nation. Middle English texts themselves categorize barbarous tongues, mother tongues, lay and learned languages. How do medieval linguistic taxonomies politicize identity and territory, medieval or postmedieval? Can we locate concepts like the vulgar tongue and vernacular eloquence in our current critical lexicon? What is at stake in contemporary deployments of categories like classical, vernacular, or sacred language and world, national, provincial, or cosmopolitan language? How do these and other linguistic terms participate in the broader cultural politics of labels like barbarism and civilization?

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