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Call for Papers
INTERDISCIPLINARY CONFERENCE ON:
The Soul in Community:
Individual and Collective Spiritualities in New France
13-15 October 2016
The Comics Arts Conference is now accepting 100 to 200 word abstracts for papers, presentation, panels, and poster sessions taking a critical or historical perspective on comics (juxtaposed images in sequence) for a meeting of scholars and professionals at Comic-Con International in San Diego, July 21-24, 2016. We seek proposals from a broad range of disciplinary and theoretical perspectives and welcome the participation of academic and independent scholars. We also encourage the involvement of professionals from all areas of the comics industry, including creators, editors, publisher, retailers, distributors, and journalists.
"Overwhelming Imagination: Achieving and Undermining Contradictions" invites art researchers to Beijing. The three-day conference, July 4-6, 2016 is accepting proposals from now until January 16th, 2016.
SKIN: Interdisciplinary Approaches to Cybernetic Containers
April 8, 2016 York University, Toronto, Ontario
Call for Papers
Emotional Geographies: Gender, Affect, and Urban Space in Post-1945 Translocal Literary and Visual Texts
Ágnes Györke, Senior Lecturer, University of Debrecen, Department of British Studies
Imola Bülgözdi, Senior Lecturer, University of Debrecen, North American Department
ENGLISH FORUM: JOURNAL OF THE DEPARTMENT OF ENGLISH, GAUHATI UNIVERSITY.
CALL FOR PAPERS.
Many Worlds to Walk In: Exploring Diversity in Children's Literature, Librarianship, and Education is a one-day conference on April 30, 2016 showcasing graduate student research in children's literature. You are invited to submit an academic paper proposal that contributes to research in the area of children's and young adult literature, librarianship, education, media, or cultural studies. Submissions of creative writing for children and young adults are also welcome. We are particularly interested in research and creative pieces that draw on the broadly interpreted theme of diversity--including research on narratives that depict diversity and the diverse formats we use to create and share narratives.
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Humanities Education and Research Association
Annual Conference, 23-26 March
New Orleans, LA
Making Early Middle English - CFP - Abstracts 21 December 2015
Conference 23-25 September 2016 @ University of Victoria
Confirmed Keynote Speakers: Susanna Fein (Kent State University), Delbert Russell (University of Waterloo), Pinchas Roth (Bar-Ilan University), Jennifer Miller (University of California, Berkeley)
Word Hoard is soliciting articles, essays, interviews, short fiction, non-fiction, poetry, and other publishable works on the theme of "Scum and Villainy" for our fifth issue. (Please find our previous issues at http://ir.lib.uwo.ca/wordhoard). We believe both "scum" and "villainy" have social, ethical, and epistemological implications reaching far beyond literary and popular tropes, and thus far beyond the lush taxonomy of opportunistic or conniving archetypes (e.g., muggers, grifters, the debased; psychopaths, traitors, the corrupt). Characterizations of "scum" or "villainy" interest us far more than literary characters as "scum" or "villains."
The Many Faces of Camille Saint-Saëns
07-09 October 2016
Lucca, Complesso Monumentale di San Micheletto
Centro Studi Opera Omnia Luigi Boccherini (Lucca)
Palazzetto Bru Zane – Centre de musique romantique française, Venice
This conference is dedicated to exploring the interplay and divide between thinking and feeling in poetry. In what ways might poetry embody a process of thinking? What's the role of emotion in recent poetry? Can thinking be divided from feeling? Does a poetry of the head preclude a poetry of affect, and vice versa? Are these the terms of competing antagonisms or productive dialogues? What's the relationship between the intellect and affect?
Mythcon 47, Omni Colonnade, San Antonio, TX. Guests of Honor: Midori Snyder (author) and Andrew Lazo (scholar). http://mythcon.org. Inspired by the 60th anniversary of C.S. Lewis's Till We Have Faces and The Last Battle, this year's theme focuses on the mythology that has shaped and "given faces" to so many of our beloved characters, ranging from the myths of the Ancient Greeks to the legends of the Middle Ages and even to the modern mythology of the American Southwest. Similarly, this mythological influence is also evident in the works of many of our favorite mythopoeic authors, from J.R.R. Tolkien to J.K. Rowling, from Ursula K. Le Guin to Alan Garner, and many, many more.
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Tentative Title: Multimodality: History, Theory, Research, and Pedagogy
Given the immense interest in the topic of multimodality in composition and communication across disciplines, academic levels, and geographic and cultural boundaries, we seek chapter abstracts for a proposed edited collection tentatively titled, Multimodality: History, Theory, Research, and Pedagogy. The chapters may be theoretical, historical, conceptual, and/or empirical, and respond to one or more of the following areas, while keeping in view global and diverse audiences. In particular, chapters should focus on one of the following: