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(Un)Earthing: Roots, Relations, and Revelations

updated: 
Monday, June 18, 2018 - 9:35am
New Voices Graduate Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, October 5, 2018

(Un)Earthing: Roots, Relations, and Revelations

Between my finger and my thumb
The squat pen rests.
I’ll dig with it.

—Seamus Heaney,“Digging”

As a discipline, the humanities seeks to uncover and explore various cultures, histories, experiences, and truths. The 2019 New Voices Graduate Conference invites submissions that consider concepts of unearthing.

Trash Objects (Deadline 7/1/18)

updated: 
Monday, June 18, 2018 - 9:34am
Tufts Graduate Humanities Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, July 1, 2018

Tufts Graduate Humanities Conference

Conference Date: October 27th, 2018

Trash Objects

 

The defining qualities of trash can change from moment to moment.  Who gets to discard detritus, and who is thrown into to the garbage can? Whether referring to cast-off material or undesirable aesthetics and affects, “trash” is designed, regulated, and disposed of by social hierarchies. Consumer culture manufactures trash–both the literal waste that lingers in landfills and the lowbrow schlock produced by executives in corporate boardrooms. But can trash also refuse Western power structures and the white, masculinist heteronorms inherent to them?

 

Seduction

updated: 
Friday, June 15, 2018 - 9:28am
University of Edinburgh and University of Glasgow
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, August 1, 2018

Call for Papers

Seduction

University of Edinburgh and University of Glasgow

Hosted at the School for Literatures, Languages, and Cultures, University of Edinburgh

On 15th and 16th November, Edinburgh LLC is hosting “Seduction”, a two-day interdisciplinary conference that seeks to bring together scholars working on “Seduction” across a broad range of subject areas, places, and periods. The keynote address, on perfume, will be given by Sophie Read (University of Cambridge). The committee has also commissioned the bilingual (English and Scots Gaelic) poet Robbie MacLeod to create some poetry for the event.

Embedding English: Literature and Writing in Every Field

updated: 
Wednesday, June 13, 2018 - 9:20am
New York College English Association
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, August 1, 2018

This year’s New York College English Association annual conference will explore the intersection of English with other majors, fields, and disciplines. How does literature connect with different fields? How is writing essential to other majors? In what ways can literature and writing improve the work of students and professionals in all disciplines?

Proposals are welcomed to examine the influence of literature and writing within various fields, helping to enrich every aspect of our culture and society.

Please send 250 word abstracts to NewYorkCEA@gmail.com. The abstract deadline is August 1, 2018. See www.nycea.org for more!

Divided Selves and Societies in Irish and American Literature and Culture

updated: 
Monday, June 11, 2018 - 9:07am
Queen's University Belfast
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, July 27, 2018

Common Ground Conference 2018

Divided Selves and Societies in Irish and American Literature and Culture

26 – 27 October 2018

commongroundsymposium.wordpress.com / @commongroundqub

Graphic Brighton: Comics and Music Symposium

updated: 
Friday, June 8, 2018 - 10:06am
University of Sussex
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, June 15, 2018

Call for Papers

Music and comics have had a connection right from the start, with the title of the seminal newspaper strip Hogan’s Alley taken from a popular song by Edward Harrigan. As the 20th Century progressed these two media flirted with each other for inspiration and style, from Marvel comics based on the rock band KISS, to Duran Duran taking their name from Barbarella. Back room printing presses in the 60s and 70s saw the gig flyer and alternative comix emerge side by side, and comic creators from Alan Moore to Richard McGuire have been inspired by music in the creation of their long (play) narratives.

A Corpus in Fever: Archival Impulses in Theory, Literature, and the Arts

updated: 
Sunday, June 10, 2018 - 6:41am
Department of English Language and Literature, National and Kapodistrian Universiy of Athens, Greece / HASE Hellenic Association for the Study of English
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, July 31, 2018

“A Corpus in Fever: Archival Impulses in Theory, Literature, and the Arts”

 

14 December 2018

Confirmed Keynote Speaker: Professor Hélène Aji, Université Paris Nanterre

Call for Papers

Rethinking 1968 and the Global Sixties

updated: 
Monday, June 4, 2018 - 9:46am
AISNA Graduate Forum
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, July 15, 2018

2018 marks the fiftieth anniversary of the protests of 1968, the moment in which several grassroots movements converged in their fights against social injustices and discrimination of race, class, gender, ethnicity, and sexual orientation. From the civil rights movement to the anti-Vietnam War movement, the women’s movement and the environmental movement, the events of the Global Sixties were the culmination of a broad wave of activism that continued into the mid 1970s and beyond. This period was also paramount in reshaping the role of “hyphenated Americans.” Notions of citizenship were expanded and democratic principles and practices re-envisioned, pushed in new directions.

 

CFP Deadline Extension: Word and Music Association Forum Conference

updated: 
Wednesday, May 30, 2018 - 9:08am
Word and Music Association Forum
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, June 18, 2018

UPDATED CFP SUBMISSION DEADLINE: 18 June 2018 (Acceptance letters: 31 July 2018)

The Popularity of Words and Music
22-24 November 2018
Haus der Universität at Heinrich-Heine-University in Düsseldorf, Germany

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