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ACCSFF 2017 CFP

updated: 
Friday, February 17, 2017 - 1:27pm
Academic Conference on Canadian Science Fiction and Fantasy
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, March 1, 2017

The 2017 Academic Conference on Canadian Science Fiction and Fantasy will be held Friday and Saturday, June 2-3, 2017, in Toronto, Ontario, at the Merril Collection of Science Fiction, Speculation and Fantasy, one of the most important collections of fantastic literature in the world.  

We invite proposals for papers in any area of Canadian science fiction and fantasy, including:

    -studies of individual works and authors;
    -comparative studies;
    -studies that place works in their literary and/or
     cultural contexts.

Threads of Eternity? Gender and Marriage in the 21st Century

updated: 
Friday, February 17, 2017 - 1:29pm
gender forum: Internet Journal for Gender Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, April 1, 2017

‘What does marriage look like today?’ will be the crucial question in our upcoming issue on gender and marriage in the 21st century. Embedded in this are ethical and sociological deliberations on the values of contemporary forms of marriage and partnership in different cultures with ever faster-changing societies. What is the status of marriage in a world that faces demographic transitions, shifts in the composition of families, increasing divorce rates, secularisation on the one hand and religious conservatism on the other? In the discussion of such pressing questions we will cover a wide area of subjects ranging from marriage equality, arranged and forced marriages to domestic violence and plural marriages.

​‘Ford and the Other’

updated: 
Friday, February 17, 2017 - 1:29pm
Université Paul Valéry, Montpellier, France
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, May 1, 2017

CALL FOR PAPERS: ​‘Ford and the Other’

Université Paul Valéry, Montpellier, France
September 7–9, 2017

Proposals are invited for an international conference on Ford Madox Ford and 'the other'.

​The principle underlying Max Saunders’s magisterial biography on Ford is that of duality; of a man forever oscillating between differing versions of himself; between public and inner life; tradition and modernity; reality and authenticity. As Saunders reminds us, a writer’s life, according to Ford, is ‘a dual affair’; and this tenet seems relevant both as regards Ford’s life as a writer and his theoretical and literary writing. At the core of duality lies the idea that one is also always another.

Postcoloniality, Psychoanalysis and Politics NOW!

updated: 
Friday, February 17, 2017 - 1:29pm
LACK II October 19-21, 2017 Colorado College (http://sites.coloradocollege.edu/lack2017/)
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, April 1, 2017

In line with the broader theme of LACK 2, “Psychoanalysis and Politics NOW,” this panel is interested in introducing the “postcolonial question” into the conference’s exploration of “the philosophical, political, and cultural implications of psychoanalytic theory, especially as it relates to the question of contemporary politics.” Also hoping to restart dialogue between the now divorced fields of postcolonial studies and Lacanian psychoanalytic theory, the organizers of this panel are inviting papers addressing how postcolonial and psychoanalysis can come together to interrogate the politics of the global present.

Elsa Nettels Prize for a Beginning Scholar

updated: 
Friday, February 17, 2017 - 1:32pm
Edith Wharton Society
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, June 30, 2017

This award, formerly known as the “Edith Wharton Society Prize for a Beginning Scholar” and established in the fall of 2005, recognizes the best unpublished essay on Edith Wharton by a beginning scholar, advanced graduate students, independent scholars, and faculty members who have not held a tenure-track or full-time appointment for more than four years.  The winning and second-place essays will be submitted for review and possible publication to the Editorial Board of the Edith Wharton Review, a peer-reviewed journal indexed in the MLA Bibliography and published by Penn State University Press. The author of the prize-winning essay will receive an award of $250.

CfP: Performing Identity: The Relationship between Identity and Performance in Literature, Theatre and the Performing Arts, Porto, 28 – 29 April 2017

updated: 
Friday, February 17, 2017 - 1:32pm
Euroacademia
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Call for Papers for the Panel:

Performing Identity: The Relationship between Identity and Performance in Literature, Theatre and the Performing Arts

As part of 7th Euroacademia International Conference: Europe Inside-Out: Europe and Europeanness Exposed to Plural Observers, Porto, Portugal, 28 – 29 April 2017

Deadline for Paper Proposals: 15th of March 2017

Performing Identity: The Relationship between Identity and Performance in Literature, Theatre and the Performing Arts

 

Panel proposed by Dr. Panayiota Chrysochou, The University of Cyprus

Panel Description

 

CfP 7th International Conference 'Europe Inside-Out: Europe and Europeanness Exposed to Plural Observers', Porto, 28 – 29 April 2017

updated: 
Friday, February 17, 2017 - 1:33pm
Euroacademia
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, March 15, 2017

The 7th International Conference

‘Europe Inside-Out: Europe and Europeanness Exposed to Plural Observers’

                                           

28– 29 April 2017, Porto, Portugal

 

 

CALL FOR PANELS AND PAPERS

 

DEADLINE FOR PAPER PROPOSALS: 15th of March 2017

 

Conference Description

 

Transformation of gender: reflections in legal research and practice

updated: 
Friday, February 17, 2017 - 1:33pm
Gender and Law Turku 2017 : University of Turku
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 10, 2017

The conference calls for different perspectives on how the changing understandings of sex and gender and intersectionality are reflected in law, legal research, legal practices and theories. We welcome both theoretical and legal papers discussing any field of law. Doctoral students and post-doc researchers are encouraged to submit papers. 

II International Conference “The Discourse of Identity”

updated: 
Friday, February 17, 2017 - 1:33pm
II International Conference “The Discourse of Identity” University of Santiago de Compostela June 8 - 9, 2017
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, April 1, 2017

II International Conference “The Discourse of Identity”, University of Santiago de Compostela, June 8 - 9, 2017.

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