The terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, assumed significance for Arabs and Muslims not solely on account of the sheer magnitude of the disaster, that is the extent of the destruction and the number of victims. Rather, Arabs and Muslims have faced repercussions of the attacks in their own, extended communities, for instance discrimination and racial profiling in the U.S. and war and civil strife in Iraq. This panel seeks to illuminate how Arabs and Muslims have been represented in literature and other arts after the events of 9/11 - and how they have represented themselves. How is terrorism, how are conflicts in the Middle East addressed? What is the place of Islam in the texts? Papers on American and non-American works are welcome.
The Society for the Study of American Travel Writing is organizing a panel for the American Literature Association Symposium on Frontiers and Borders in American Literature.
Call for Abstracts
The 62nd Annual Meeting of the Renaissance Society of America
Boston, 31 March–2 April 2016
We invite paper proposals for a panel on English Broadside Ballads (1500-1800). In particular, we are interested in new approaches to the ballad culture of the early modern period.
Please see Boston 2016 for more information about the conference.
Encouraged by the success and the positive feedback that we have received about our edited volume The Politics and Reception of Rabindranath Tagore's Drama: The Bard on the Stage [edited by Arnab Bhattacharya & Mala Renganathan (New York & London: Routledge, 2015), the link of which is given here as - http://www.routledge.com/books/details/9781138804623/], we are announcing the CALL FOR PAPERS for another edited volume on Tagore's Drama, to be published by a reputed publisher. Please find the attachment of the Concept Note.
For the Fall 2016 issue of Theatralia, we are looking for submissions in the fields of theatre theory, meta-theory of theatre studies, and methodology of theatre research.
There will also be a special section on cognitive theatre studies, which has become a dynamically developing trend in theatre research, and we are proud to offer an opportunity to publish in this young field.
Names of Co-editors: Mala Renganathan & Arnab Bhattacharya
Breaking Through: Impaired/heightened Senses
8-9 January 2016
Université Sorbonne Nouvelle – Paris 3, Institut du Monde Anglophone, 6 rue Ecole de Médecine, 75006 Paris, France.
23rd AISNA Biennial Conference "Harbors -- Flows and Migrations of Peoples, Cultures, and Ideas -- The U.S.A. in/and the World" 24-26 September 2015 Naples, Italy (deadline June 3)
Panel: "Beautiful Vessels and Shrouded Ghosts: Harbors and Enslavement"
How does a particular city shape, hinder, or enable the life (career, agenda, domestication, nationalism) of a character? As urban populations grew in the Early Republic, cities both shaped and were indebted to public figures who came either to rise to prominence on account of a quality that flourishes in such an environment or a manipulation of the characteristics of the city to accomplish one's ends. Consistent with the symposium's theme of "The City and American Literature," successful proposals will explore the relationship between individual men and women and their urban environments in regard to habits, qualities, identity, or behavior.
Now accepting submissions for the 2015 issue of Teacher-Scholar. All topics related to state comprehensive universities welcomed. In particular, timely topics include:
*general education reform and revision
Call for Papers: The 8th MMU Postgraduate Research Conference 2015
Thursday 5th November 2015
Manchester Metropolitan University, United Kingdom
This year's Manchester Metropolitan University Postgraduate Research Conference is focused on Innovation. Innovation in research promotes inspiring, life-enhancing, synergistic discoveries and solutions, and is also about forging cross-disciplinary connections, explorations and creative space for collaboration and exchange. The multidisciplinary conference exploring the concept of 'innovation' is inviting submissions open to all disciplines and practitioners.
Edited by Jennifer Bartlett and George Hart
In the exact center of the U.S., where the west meets the east at the "Crossroads of America," we will hold this year's South Central Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies meeting in Oklahoma City, February 25-27 2016. We invite you to join us.
SCSECS conferences focus on any aspect of the "long" eighteenth century, which we define for practical purposes as the period between 1660 and 1830.
III INTERNATIONAL SCIENTIFIC SYMPOSIUM
"DAYS OF JUSTINIAN I"
"BYZANTIUM AND THE HERITAGE OF EUROPE: CONNECTING THE CULTURES"
Skopje 30-31 October, 2015
"EURO-BALKAN" UNIVERSITY, Skopje, Republic of Macedonia and
UNIVERSITY OF BOLOGNA, Ravenna Campus-School of Humanities and Cultural Heritage, Italy
With the financial support of the
Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Macedonia
Special Thematic Strand for 2015