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Rendering (the) Visible III: liquidity

updated: 
Wednesday, August 16, 2017 - 10:26pm
Rendering (the) Visible
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, October 20, 2017

Call For PapersRendering (the) Visible III: LiquidityAtlanta, February 8-10, 2018Deadline: October 20, 2017

Since the early 2000s, the idea of “liquidity” has been mobilized in discourses ranging from social theory to aesthetics, from informatics to architecture, to describe a new relationship with the networked environments of life within global capital. More specifically, within the study of moving image culture, we have seen an increasing turn toward affective relations, plasticity, resonances and flows, whereby images and sounds—no longer grounded in an analogical relation to the real—are seen variously as malleable, untethered, “viral,” or fluid.

**Trump-Era Horror Book**

updated: 
Wednesday, August 16, 2017 - 10:26pm
Ulster University, Northern Ireland
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, September 30, 2017

Title: Make America Hate Again: Trump-Era Horror & the Politics of Fear

Collection Editor: Dr Victoria McCollum (Ulster University)

Deadline for Abstracts: September 30, 2017

Contact: v.mccollum@ulster.ac.uk

Publisher: Routledge

Cultivating a Consent Culture: Teaching Rhetoric, Writing, and Sexual Violence

updated: 
Monday, August 14, 2017 - 10:27am
Northeast Modern Language Association 2018
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Panel Proposal for NeMLA 2018 Conference on “Global Spaces, Local Landscapes, and Imagined Words"

April 12-15, 2018 in Pittsburgh, PA

https://www.buffalo.edu/nemla/convention/callforpapers.html 

 

 

 

“Cultivating a Consent Culture: Teaching Rhetoric, Writing, and Sexual Violence"

 

 

a/b: Auto/Biography Studies CFP: Special Issue on Trans Narratives

updated: 
Monday, August 14, 2017 - 10:27am
a/b: Auto/Biography Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 15, 2018

a/b: Auto/Biography StudiesCall for Papers: Special Issue on Trans Narratives

Deadline: 15 January 2018

“Trans” has taken on a number of important theoretical and critical meanings inside and outside the academy. A prefix with the sense in the OED of ‘across, through, over, to or on the other side of, beyond, outside of, from one place, person, thing, or state to another,’ “trans” can attach itself to other words to connote movement and change, and in this sense it affects what we think we know about media or nation, working to destablize settled knowledge about the world we live in. When it is attached to identity, it has destablized ideas about gender and sexuality.

La imagen del inmigrante en la España contemporánea

updated: 
Monday, August 14, 2017 - 10:27am
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, September 30, 2017

The 49th NeMLA Annual Convention

April 12-15, 2018 - Pittsburgh, PA

New Directions: British Women Writers Conference

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Monday, August 14, 2017 - 10:28am
18th- and 19th-Century British Women Writers Association
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, November 17, 2017

New Directions: the 26th Annual 18th- and 19th-Century British Women Writers Conference

April 11-15, 2018

The University of Texas at Austin

The twenty-sixth annual BWWC invites papers and panel proposals interpreting the theme of “New Directions.” Since the landmark “Generations” conference of 2017 invites a retrospective look back, “New Directions” will encourage turning to the future to ask crucial methodological, theoretical, and content-based questions about our fields’ key concepts and literatures.

The Global Screen

updated: 
Monday, August 14, 2017 - 10:28am
Independent Magazine | Obsessed with Independent Film since 1976
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 15, 2017

Call for proposals: “The Global Screen” for Independent Magazine.  (http://independent-magazine.org/)

CFP: Special issue- "Women in Buddhism"

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Monday, August 14, 2017 - 10:29am
Religions
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, March 1, 2018

Dear Colleagues,

The topic of women in Buddhism spans a large geographical and historical expanse, beginning some 2500 years ago during the lifetime of the historical Buddha, Siddhartha Gautama. Throughout the history of Buddhism, women—their status within the traditions, their contributions, and their myriad roles—have been a subject of attention and concern.  The present volume seeks to examine how women’s roles in Buddhism have changed over time, how the women’s ordination movement has developed in specific contexts, and how women have changed the landscape of Buddhism, both as practitioners (lay and monastic) and as scholars in the field.

(1) This issue will examine the changing landscape of women in Buddhism;

Signs of the Times: Activism as Literature

updated: 
Monday, August 14, 2017 - 10:32am
Susan Gilmore, NeMLA
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, September 30, 2017

What new modes of literature have emerged in current activist movements and subcultures?  How do they mesh with longer standing forms of performance and protest?    This session, approved for the 2018 Northeast Modern Language Association in Pittsburgh, April 12-15th, aims to explore the explosion of activist communications online and in the streets to discover how they constitute new genres, forms, and modes of literacy. Papers on Women’s and Climate March posters, Pantsuit Nation posts, agitprop theater productions, poetry broadsides and posts, and on theories and ethics of activist communication are welcome.  

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