Childhood and MaterialityWelcome to Childhood and Materiality, the VIII Conference on Childhood Studies in Finland! The Conference will be held on May 7- 9, 2018 at the University of Jyväskylä, Finland. Confirmed keynote speakers: - Leena Alanen (University of Jyväskylä) - Ivar Frønes (University of Oslo) - Nick Lee (Warwick University) - Ida Wentzel Winther (University of Aarhus) The theme of the 2018 conference, Childhood and Materiality, is deliberately wide-ranging and designed to invite scholars to explore materiality and childhood across a broad spectrum. We hope to inspire lively debates from different disciplinary and interdisciplinary perspectives about many aspects of childhood and materiality.
SOUTH 101: Teaching Southern Studies in Introductory and Interdisciplinary Courses
Panel Proposal for the SSSL Biennial Conference, Austin, February 2018
Sponsored by the Society for Southern Literature’s Emerging Scholars Organization (ESO).
Theatricality and the Political: Imagining New Theoretical Prolegomena
Co-Organizer: Ryan Anthony Hatch
Co-Organizer: Andrés Fabián Henao Castro
Co-Organizer: Joseph Cermatori
Imagining the Afterlife
VSAO-Sponsored ACCUTE Joint Session, "Victorian Spaces: Real and Imagined,"
For the Humanities Congress at the University of Regina, 26 May -1 June 2018
2018 Annual meeting of the American Comparative Literature Association
University of California, Los Angeles
March 29 – April 1
Abstracts due September 21, 9am EST; submit through the ACLA online portal.
Organizer: Jap-Nanak Makkar, University of Virginia (email@example.com)
Adaptation Before Cinema: Literary and Visual Convergence from Antiquity to the 20th Century
Since the 1960s, marking a transition from a Friedian conception of artistic modernism to one turning around John Cage and his New York circle, performance art has forged a strong relationship to moving-image art writ large. Responding to technological developments across imaging, motion-capture, and virtual or augmented reality research, performance artists have created increasingly sophisticated works that defy ready classification.
CFP: Racial Passing and Colorism in Literature Panel
Society for the Study of Southern Literature
15-18 February 2018
Racial passing has been a common theme in literature, especially in texts dealing with escaping to freedom during the antebellum period. The Nadir period also witnessed a spike in racial passing and colorism themes as racial tensions heightened anti-black violence throughout the United States. This panel seeks papers that examine texts dealing with racial passing and colorism. Questions for consideration might include:
CALL FOR PAPERS:
April 12-15, 2018
The 49th Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA) Convention
Abstracts due Sept. 30, 2017
Performing Francophonie: Music and Text in Modern North American Franco Identities