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Encounters and Reimaginings: Medieval Scandinavia and the World

updated: 
Wednesday, August 31, 2016 - 1:33pm
ScanGrads, University of California, Berkeley
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, September 15, 2016

Call for Papers for the 2017 Berkeley Graduate Student Symposium

“Encounters and Reimaginings: Medieval Scandinavia and the World”

 

ScandGrads, the graduate organization affiliated with Department of Scandinavian at the University of California, Berkeley, is proud to announce the interdisciplinary Graduate Student Symposium in Berkeley, California to be held March 3-4, 2017.

 

Complicity and the Politics of Representation

updated: 
Wednesday, August 31, 2016 - 3:59am
Cornelia Wächter, Alex Adams, Robert Wirth
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 30, 2016

Complicity and the Politics of Representation

 

16-18 June 2017

Ruhr University Bochum

 

Keynote Speaker: John Storey, University of Sunderland

 

CALL FOR PAPERS

 

ACLA 2017: The Pharmakon of Politics

updated: 
Tuesday, August 30, 2016 - 11:45am
University of Southern California
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 23, 2016

In Plato’s Phadrus, Socrates relates a myth of the invention of writing, presented to King Thamus by Theuth. While Theuth claims to have invented the means for increased wisdom and memory, Thamus disagrees: “this discovery of yours will create forgetfulness in the learners’ souls, because they will not use their memories; they will trust to the external written characters and not remember themselves.” Writing involves an exteriorization of the faculties of both language and, significantly, memory.

Adolescence in Film and Television (April 12-15, 2017; Proposals due October 1, 2016)

updated: 
Tuesday, August 30, 2016 - 11:30am
Popular/American Culture Association
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, October 1, 2016

Present your research pertaining to adolescence in film and television in sunny San Diego, California, at the 2017 annual conference of the national Popular/American Culture Association!

This academic event will occur April 12-15, 2017 at the Marriott Marquis Marina San Diego hotel. The official deadline for online submission of presentation abstracts (see below for additional information) is October 1, 2016.

Submissions that explore noteworthy coverage patterns, representations, and themes pertaining to the portrayal of adolescence/adolescents in film and television, during any historical era, are desired from scholars, educators, and students at all levels. 

ACLA: Psychoanalysis and Its Objects

updated: 
Tuesday, August 30, 2016 - 11:30am
Carolyn Laubender/ ACLA 2017
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 23, 2016

Psychoanalysis and Its Objects

ACLA 2017: Panel on "Surveillance and Democracy"

updated: 
Tuesday, August 30, 2016 - 11:29am
Jeffrey Clapp/Education University of Hong Kong
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 23, 2016

 

The American Comparative Literature Association will meet in Utrecht from 6-9 July, 2017. The ACLA will open paper submissions to particular panels from September 1 to September 23, 2016. For more information: http://www.acla.org/annual-meeting

Please consider submitting to the following panel--and please feel free to get in touch before doing so!

 

Panel on "Surveillance and Democracy"

http://www.acla.org/surveillance-and-democracy

Legacies of Romanticism in the Tides of Modernity

updated: 
Tuesday, August 30, 2016 - 11:29am
American Comparative Literature Association
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 23, 2016

The Legacies of Romanticism in the Tides of Modernity

 

American Comparative Literature Association Conference

Utrecht, Netherlands, July 6-9, 2017.

 

Call for papers -- Horror lit book

updated: 
Tuesday, August 30, 2016 - 11:28am
Mark Fabrizi
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, November 1, 2016

Horror Literature and Dark Fantasy:

Challenging Genres

 

Critical Literacy Teaching Series: Challenging Authors and Genres

Sense Publishers

 

Edited book by Mark A. Fabrizi, Ph.D.

Eastern CT State University

 

Caught at the Intersection: Mapping Narrative, Ethics, and Aesthetics

updated: 
Tuesday, August 30, 2016 - 11:28am
Sigma Tau Delta's Far Western Regional Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, October 10, 2016

Sigma Tau Delta is inviting submissions from all disciplines and fields to this year’s Far Western Regional Conference held at California State University, Fullerton on November 4-5, 2016.

FAMILY CRISES / CRISES FAMILIALES / CRIZE FAMILIALE

updated: 
Tuesday, August 30, 2016 - 11:14am
Acta Iassyensia Comparationis No. 19 (1/2017)
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, November 14, 2016

The Editorial Board of Acta Iassyensia Comparationis,a thematic, interdisciplinary biannual e-journal published by the Department of Comparative Literature of the “Alexandru Ioan Cuza” University of Iasi, invites you to publish in AIC 19 (1/2017), devoted to the CRIZE FAMILIALE  / FAMILY CRISES  / CRISES FAMILIALES topic. The title of the announced issue is meant to cover a large span of potential research themes – from generation gap, family authority figures, rival kins / inimical siblings, to domestic violence, adultery, divorce, family loss and dysfunction, family mourning & c.

NAVSA/AVSA 2017 Florence -- Victorian Squalor

updated: 
Tuesday, August 30, 2016 - 11:14am
North American Victorian Studies Association
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 16, 2016

This call is for participants in a panel on Victorian squalor at the NAVSA/AVSA conference in Florence, Italy, May 17-20th 2017

Monster Man: The effect of Romantic masculinities in Frankenstein

updated: 
Tuesday, August 30, 2016 - 11:13am
A. Paige Frazier / Purdue University
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, October 1, 2016

This paper expounds on masculine tropes in Mary Shelley's Frankenstein in an attempt to identify a root cause for the various oppressions at work in the novel--the oppression of women, indigenous people, and animals. In analyzing these oppressions, readers can see that they begin and are perpetuated by the novel's masculine figures, namely Victor Frankenstein. I also argue that Mary Shelley was aware of the intersectional politics she wrote into her novel, as much of her political life has been erased by the dominant, mascuine literary tradition. Thus, this analysis of Romantic masculinity is not limited to its fictional representation, but also extends to its historical real-life counterparts.

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