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Breaking New Ground: Pluralistic Approaches to “Glocal” Ecocriticism

updated: 
Tuesday, September 27, 2016 - 10:14am
School of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures, University of Maryland-College Park
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, December 1, 2016

Breaking New Ground:Pluralistic Approaches to “Glocal” Ecocriticism

Friday, March 3, 2017 – Saturday, March 4, 2017

School of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures

University of Maryland-College Park

 

Keynote speaker: Dr. Stephanie Posthumus, McGill University

Abstract proposals due: December 1

 

 “For technological breakthroughs, legislative reforms, and paper covenants about environmental welfare to take effect, or even to be generated in the first place, requires a climate of transformed environmental values, perception, and will. To that end, the power of story, image, and artistic performance and the resources of aesthetics, ethics and cultural theory are crucial.”

Victorian Popular Fiction Society STUDY DAY: Victorian Collaborations

updated: 
Tuesday, September 27, 2016 - 10:14am
Victorian Popular Fiction Society
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 20, 2017

 

Victorian Popular Fiction Association Study Day

Victorian Popular Collaborations

Saturday 22 April 2017, 10am - 5pm

Manchester Metropolitan University, Cheshire Campus

Keynote: Patricia Pulham, Reader in Victorian Literature, University of Portsmouth.

Roundtable: ‘Teaching Victorian Popular Collaboration’ led by Study Day Organisers Kirsty Bunting, MMU, and Janine Hatter, Hull.

 

"Collaboration is one of the literary features of our age, and at the present rate of progression there seems to be some prospect of it attaining alarming proportions in the future"

Holocaust Studies: Contemporary Film

updated: 
Tuesday, September 27, 2016 - 10:15am
Holocaust Studies: A Journal of Culture and History
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 15, 2017

While historical research is bringing the Holocaust into ever clearer view, visual representations con­tribute substantially to how the general public remembers the past. This special issue of Holocaust Studies will focus on recent films (from about the year 2000) in order to ask how cinematic and other visual media reflect and contribute to current academic discussions about the Holocaust. While ques­tions over trauma, second-generation memory, and national forms of commemoration continue to influence critical discourse, other issues are also coming into focus.

Free Speech after a Free Press

updated: 
Wednesday, September 28, 2016 - 9:46pm
Centre for Academic Social Action
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 15, 2017

Call for Papers: Journal of Media Watch

Free Speech after a Free Press

Issue Editor: Dr. Brian Gorman
Associate Professor, Communication Studies
MacEwan University, Edmonton AB, Canada

www.mediawatchjournal.in / www. mediawatchglobal.com

Important Dates: November 15, 2016 (Abstract submission)
                                    January 15, 2017 (Full paper submission)

Spiritual and Religious Performances of Activism and Protest

updated: 
Tuesday, September 27, 2016 - 10:16am
PRS (Performance, Religion, and Spirituality)
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, November 30, 2016

Call for Papers

Performance, Religion, and Spirituality (PRS), Volume 1 Issue 1

Deadline for abstracts: November 30th, 2016

 

Special Inaugural Issue:

Spiritual and Religious Performances of Activism and Protest

 

The IAFOR International Conference on Global Studies 2017 (Global2017)

updated: 
Tuesday, September 27, 2016 - 10:16am
IAFOR - The International Academic Forum
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, February 28, 2017

 

This international and interdisciplinary conference will bring together a range of academics and practitioners to discuss new directions of research and discovery in Global Studies. As with IAFOR’s other events, Global2017 will afford the opportunity for renewing old acquaintances, making new contacts, and networking across higher education and beyond.

 

Precarity and Research in the Humanities (Congress 2017 in Toronto, Canada)

updated: 
Tuesday, September 27, 2016 - 10:17am
ACCUTE (English) & CSDH-SCHN (Digital Humanities)
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, November 1, 2016

Joint Panel between ACCUTE (Association of the Canadian College and University Teachers of English) and CSDH-SCHN (Canadian Society for Digital Humanities-Société canadienne des humanités numériques)

2017 Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences

Toronto, Canada (May 27 -- June 2, 2017)

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Current discussions on precarity in the Canadian academe respond to the economic structures of university labour. The increasing dependence of universities on temporary teaching staff and the paucity of “alt-ac” positions have dominated conversations about precarious labour and the changing nature of early career researchers.

Call for Papers: Texas Center for Working-Class Studies Conference

updated: 
Tuesday, September 27, 2016 - 10:18am
The Texas Center for Working-Class Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, December 1, 2016

The Texas Center for Working-Class Studies, housed at Collin College, a two-year institution serving Collin County, is pleased to announce a one-day Working-Class Studies conference for interested scholars and students. The conference will consist of panels in a range of disciplines and on a variety of issues related to social class and labor issues, both historical and contemporary. The keynote speaker will be noted scholar Dr. David Roediger, Foundation Professor of American Studies and History at The University of Kansas. Dr. Roediger’s recent books include Seizing Freedom: Slave Emancipation and Liberty for All, How Race Survived U.S.

Migrant Literatures, Refugee Poetics

updated: 
Monday, September 26, 2016 - 11:06am
Association of Canadian College and University Teachers of English
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, November 1, 2016

Congress of the Social Sciences and Humanities 2017, Ryerson University May 27-30

Migrant Literatures, Refugee Poetics

“100 Years of Estrangement” - Academic Track at the 75th World Science Fiction Convention

updated: 
Monday, September 26, 2016 - 11:05am
Worldcon 75 & FINFAR (The Finnish Society for Science Fiction and Fantasy Research)
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, October 31, 2016

Call for Papers for

Academic Track at the 75th World Science Fiction Convention

 

“100 Years of Estrangement”

 

9–13 August, 2017

Messukeskus, the Helsinki Expo and Convention Centre, Helsinki, Finland

 

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