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Canadian (Re)Visions: Futures, Changes, Revolutions / Les (Re)Visions canadiennes: Projections, Changements, Révolutions

updated: 
Monday, October 15, 2018 - 1:05pm
University of Lodz, Poland
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, January 31, 2019

 

Canadian (Re)Visions:

Futures, Changes, Revolutions

 

« Les (Re)Visions canadiennes: Projections, Changements, Révolutions »

 

The 8th Congress of Polish Canadianists / Le 8ème Congrès des Canadianistes Polonais

 

25-27 September 2019 / 25-27 septembre 2019

Łódź, Poland / Pologne

 

Transcendentalism: Men and Women Conversing - Thoreau Annual Gathering

updated: 
Monday, October 15, 2018 - 1:06pm
Ralph Waldo Emerson Society
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, November 26, 2018

Transcendentalism:  Men and Women Conversing

In a collaborative call from the Ralph Waldo Emerson, Henry David Thoreau, Margaret Fuller and Louisa May Alcott Societies, we invite proposals for papers to be presented at the next Thoreau Gathering in Concord, MA (July 11-14, 2019) on dialogues between men and women of  the Transcendentalist movement.   When Emerson looked back at Transcendentalism, in “Historic Notes of Life and Letters in New England,” he recalled men and women who read adventurously, became friends, formed a club for conversation, and launched  a magazine.  They were talkers as well as solitaries.  Across the apparent divide of gender, what did they have to talk about?

Civil War and Reconstruction at the PCA-ACA 2019 Wash DC

updated: 
Monday, October 15, 2018 - 11:53am
Prof. Randal Allred, Popular Culture Association
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, November 1, 2018

The American Civil War and Reconstruction

 

Popular Culture Association

National Conference 2019

Washington, DC

 

April 17-20, 2019

Washington Marriott Wardman Park

Illinois Medieval Association 2019 - Outliers and Outsiders

updated: 
Monday, October 15, 2018 - 11:52am
Illinois Medieval Association
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, December 15, 2018

Illinois Medieval Association

36th Annual Conference

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
23-24 Februrary, 2019

A call for papers: “Outliers and Outsiders”

Resisting Otherwise: Mobilizing Submerged Perspectives in Global Social Ecologies--ASLE 2019 Panel

updated: 
Monday, October 15, 2018 - 11:46am
Katherine Hummel & Constanza Contreras, University of Michigan
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, December 15, 2018

Resisting Otherwise: Mobilizing Submerged Perspectives in Global Social Ecologies

Ends on December 15, 2018

 

Organizers:  Katherine Hummel (hummel@umich.edu) and Constanza Contreras (cbcontre@umich.edu), University of Michigan

Planned Format:  Roundtable (5-6 Presenters) 

Lacan in America

updated: 
Monday, October 15, 2018 - 5:17pm
Canadian Review of American Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, December 1, 2018

The Canadian Review of American Studies is seeking papers for a special issue on the work of French psychiatrist and psychoanalyst Jacques Lacan and extensions of this work. The editors are interested in papers that might address the reception of Lacanian theory and clinical practice in North America. How has Lacan been taken up across the transatlantic between North America and Europe? Further, what is the state of Lacanian theory and psychoanalysis today in relation to mental health? How might Lacanian psychoanalysis speak to the current North American state of affairs? We are broadly interested in papers that explore psychoanalytic approaches at the intersection of aesthetics, poltics, ethics, history, gender studies or clinical work.

Postmodern and postcolonial intersections

updated: 
Thursday, October 11, 2018 - 9:22am
University of Gafsa, Tunisia
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, October 28, 2018

This study day aims to bring researchers together to debate the postmodern and postcolonial intersections in literary and cultural studies. Grounded in contemporary postmodern and postcolonial thematic and aesthetic concerns, the study day will attempt to explore the confluences of the two theoretical trends, the discursive spaces offered by the first to the second. In this regard, relations between the East and the West and how such relations are presented and re-represented in multifarious ways in the writing and re-writing of literary and cultural texts are investigated.

Challenging Precarity

updated: 
Thursday, October 11, 2018 - 9:23am
Om Prakash Dwivedi/AURO University, Surat
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, October 31, 2018

This proposed international seminar aims to respond to the current state of world affairs: notably, the inherent ontological vulnerability of life and the economic, socially-conditioned precariousness of individuals, societies and populations, which have been heightened since the 2008 financial crisis. Caused by an economic shift in the labour market and global neoliberal capitalism, precarity has been increasing due to world-wide inequality as “more extensive and less visible patterns of global dispossession” and “relatively unstable and dispersed conditions of deprivation and insecurity” gain ground (During 2015). 

Form and Reform

updated: 
Thursday, October 11, 2018 - 1:16pm
Cornell University Medieval Studies Student Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, November 30, 2018

Form and Reform

Cornell Medieval Studies Student Conference 2019

The Medieval Studies Program at Cornell University is pleased to announce its twenty-ninth annual graduate student colloquium, which will take place on the 16th of February 2019 at the A.D. White House on Cornell’s Ithaca, NY campus.

[REPOST] Marginalized Style: Studying Fashion from Below to Promote Liberation

updated: 
Wednesday, October 10, 2018 - 4:08pm
Binghamton University
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, November 1, 2018

Marginalized Style: Studying Fashion from Below to Promote Liberation

 

In Beyonce Knowles-Carter’s 2016 single “Formation,” the artist highlights her southern, black heritage to the black diasporic history that went into the making of her racial and ethnic background. As Beyonce proudly announces her racial identity, in the same stanza, she articulates that identity through the lens of fashion. She feels “so reckless when I rock my Givenchy dress (stylin')/ I'm so possessive so I rock his Roc necklaces.” The references to the French designer Givenchy and her husband’s jewelry collection demonstrates how Beyonce frames her understanding of her black heritage through her attire.

 

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