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Torture: An Inclusive Interdisciplinary Project

updated: 
Wednesday, January 16, 2019 - 9:38am
Progressive Connexions
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, February 22, 2019

As terrorism has seen a new rise in past decades, organizations such as ISIS, Boko Haram and similar others are thriving on the fear that is increasingly gripping the world. Their way of spreading horror and gaining the obedience of controlled populations is largely based on mass torture and killing. However, they are far from alone in this practice. Throughout history, torture has been used for a great variety of reasons, ranging from the twisted satisfaction of psychopathic criminals, to state and/or Church sanctioned means of punishing evil doers or extracting confessions; from violently resolving domestic disputes to means of protecting national security.

Love: Contemporary Perspectives in Literature, Philosophy and Theology, Tromsø, Norway, September 5-7 2019

updated: 
Wednesday, January 16, 2019 - 9:03am
Cassandra Falke/UiT-The Arctic University of Norway
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, April 1, 2019

What is love? Why is it so important in our lives? And why should we think about it? The subject of love is of enormous importance to our daily lives, as love sustains us and gives meaning to existence. Yet, love seems to be a theme that is underdeveloped in contemporary research. Whatever the reason for that is, love remains one of the central concepts in the history of Western thought. Not only does philosophy literally mean “love for wisdom,” but the discussion of the theme of love has been part philosophy’s inheritance since the time of Plato’s Symposium.

Intercultural Encounters, Historicity and Cultural Communication for Development: A Book in Honour of Ooni Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi Arole Oodua, Ojaja II

updated: 
Wednesday, January 16, 2019 - 9:08am
Faculty Arts, Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, April 30, 2019

The question of the origin of the Yoruba race still remains contentious. While diverse accounts of its origin have been appropriated by historians and scholars in cultural studies such as Revd Samuel Johnson in The History of the Yorubas (1921), Saburi Biobaku in The Pattern of Yoruba History (1958), Ade Ajayi in Yoruba Warfare in the Nineteenth Century (1964), among others, numerous discourses and counter discourses continue to unfold.

The ART of Infertility: An Anthology of Patient Narrative and Art

updated: 
Wednesday, January 16, 2019 - 9:06am
The ART of Infertility
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, February 15, 2019

Call for Submissions—The ART of Infertility: An Anthology of Patient Narrative and Art

Edited by Elizabeth Walker, Maria Novotny, and Robin Silbergleid

The Bulletin of the International Association for Robin Hood Studies

updated: 
Wednesday, January 16, 2019 - 9:03am
International Association for Robin Hood Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, December 1, 2019

The Bulletin of the International Association for Robin Hood Studies (https://bulletin.iarhs.org) is seeking submissions for future volumes. The Bulletin is the official journal of the International Association for Robin Hood Studies. It is a fully digital, open access, and double-blind peer reviewed journal and is actively indexed in the MLA International Bibliography. In keeping with the Robin Hood tradition, authors retain their rights to their own materials.

Articles are generally 4,000-8,000 words long. Please see the journal's website for additional submission guidelines.

Contemporary Women’s Poetry: Lines and Landscapes

updated: 
Wednesday, February 6, 2019 - 8:14am
Contemporary Women's Writing Association/University of Brighton
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, February 18, 2019

Contemporary Women’s Poetry: Lines and Landscapes

 

Friday 5th April 2019

 

Hastings Campus, University of Brighton

 

 

Keynote Speaker: Nerys Williams, University College Dublin

 

 

CFP: Myths, Memories and Economies: Post-Socialist Transformations in Comparison

updated: 
Tuesday, January 8, 2019 - 10:42am
​European Network Remembrance and Solidarity
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, January 15, 2019

 

 

Call for papers for the 9th Genealogies of Memory conference
Myths, Memories and Economies: Post-Socialist Transformations in Comparison

International Conference, 28-30 October 2019, Warsaw


 

DEADLINE EXTENDED: CALL FOR CHAPTER CONTRIBUTIONS ON DISABILITY AND THE ACADEMIC JOB MARKET

updated: 
Thursday, January 3, 2019 - 9:31am
Christopher McGunnigle / Vernon Press
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, February 28, 2019

Vernon Press invites chapter proposals on Disability and the Academic Job Market. The volume will be edited by Christopher McGunnigle, Seton Hall University.

 

Securing a position as a full time tenure track professor is difficult enough but even more so for people with a disability. Despite an increased call for applicants from marginalized populations, people with a disability are more quickly eliminated as potential candidates for full time academic employment, either through direct discrimination or from ablest conventions of the job interview process.

 

The undisciplined discipline: challenges of Pop Cultural Studies

updated: 
Thursday, January 3, 2019 - 9:29am
Danièle ANDRE for the 2019 AFEA Symposium
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 28, 2019

AFEA Symposium: Discipline and indiscipline, University of Nantes, France, 22-24 May 2019

 

Popular Culture workshop:

"The undisciplined discipline: challenges of Pop Cultural Studies (USA/Canada)" 

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