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Queer Literature, Film, and Theory (PAMLA)

updated: 
Wednesday, April 18, 2018 - 9:10am
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, May 30, 2018

Queer Literature, Film, and Theory  

Refusing to define the boundaries of queer theory, Lauren Berlant and Michael Warner argued in 1995 that it “cannot be assimilated to a single discourse, let alone a propositional program.” In the years since, queer theory has, if anything, become more varied in its methods, its approaches, and its objects. What has persisted is a resistance to assimilation, and a refusal to be pinned down, delimited, or reduced to an abstraction.

“Watching Television Series, Writing Criticism”

updated: 
Wednesday, April 18, 2018 - 9:15am
Aniki / ed. Sérgio Dias Branco and Elliott Logan
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, June 30, 2018

http://aim.org.pt/ojs/index.php/revista/announcement/view/38  This thematic dossier focuses on the critical appreciation of particular television series, while also examining the distinctive practice of writing television criticism. Our understanding of television criticism echoes that of Alex Clayton and Andrew Klevan in their edited volume The Language and Style of Film Criticism (Routledge, 2011). It is a form of writing that addresses television series “as potential achievements and wishes to convey their distinctiveness and quality (or lack of it)” (Clayton and Klevan 1).

Cultural History; PAMLA 2018; Nov. 9-11

updated: 
Wednesday, April 18, 2018 - 9:14am
Pacific Ancient & Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, May 30, 2018

The 116th annual conference of the Pacific Ancient & Modern Language Association (PAMLA) will be held at Western Washington University in Bellingham, Washington, from Friday, November 9, to Sunday, November 11.

Call for Proposals: Navigating the Betweens of Irish Studies

updated: 
Wednesday, April 18, 2018 - 9:14am
ACIS Mid-Atlantic Regional Conference at Villanova University, Center for Irish Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, August 20, 2018

Villanova University’s Center for Irish Studies will host the 2018 Mid-Atlantic American

Conference for Irish Studies on November 8-10, 2018 at Villanova University, outside
Philadelphia. We welcome paper and panel proposals on areas spanning the field but encourage
attention to the conference theme.

The Beatles' "White Album": A 50th-Anniversary Symposium

updated: 
Wednesday, April 18, 2018 - 9:14am
Monmouth University
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, July 2, 2018

Conference Theme: "Producing an Enigma for the Ages"
November 8-11, 2018

Monmouth University, West Long Branch, NJ

You are cordially invited to submit abstracts and/or panel suggestions for an international scholarly conference devoted to the life, work, and influence of the Beatles, particularly in relation to their legendary album The Beatles (1968), popularized as The White Album. To submit an abstract, please go to https://cmt3.research.microsoft.com/BWAIS2018, and click on the abstract link. Abstracts should be 150-250 words in length to ensure full consideration.

Critical Theories of Education Conference

updated: 
Wednesday, April 18, 2018 - 9:13am
West Chester University of Pennsylvania
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, July 1, 2018

Critical Theories of Education (CTE) 2018

Critical theories have traditionally problematized the current and past states of our educational institutions. For this year’s conference, however, we ask participants to explore the potential future(s) of educational theory and practice.

What can critical theories tell us about the future of education?

Papers, panels, and workshops addressing any of the following are welcome:

Critical pedagogy, history of education, education and social change, movement pedagogy, philosophy of education, critical theory, Marxist educational research, race and education, gender oppression, or other related themes.

In the name of... Conference on Animal Studies

updated: 
Wednesday, April 18, 2018 - 9:13am
Institute of European Studies, Jagiellonian University in Kraków
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, July 1, 2018

In the name of...  

International Interdisciplinary

Conference on Animal Studies

of BA, MA and PhD students

 Kraków, 25-26 October 2018

 

We speak in the name of animals. We kill in the name of pleasure. We think in the name of animals. We subdue the earth in the name of gods. We make them suffer in the name of science. We fight in the name of animals. We abuse in the name of profit. Therefore, we organize a conference - to think, to discuss, to exchange.    

Suggested topics:

- representation of non-human animals in literature, film, music and art;

16th Annual Norman Mailer Society Conference

updated: 
Tuesday, April 17, 2018 - 4:05pm
Norman Mailer Society
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, June 1, 2018

Call for Papers: 16thAnnual Norman Mailer Society Conference

Marriott Hotel, Macon GA

October 25-27, 2018

Conference on Sermon Studies: "Space, Place, Context"

updated: 
Tuesday, April 17, 2018 - 9:43am
Center for Sermon Studies, Marshall university
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, July 15, 2018

The Center for Sermon Studies at Marshall University in Huntington, West Virginia announces its second annual Conference on Sermon Studies, to be held October 11-14, 2018, in Montreal, Quebec.

The conference is multidisciplinary and interfaith. The organizers’ goal is to bring scholars, practitioners, and interested laypersons together to discuss sermon texts and the art of preaching from a variety of academic and religious perspectives.

The theme for 2018 is “Space, Place, Context.” Topics related to the theme might include

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