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ACLA 2017: "Feeling Collective"

updated: 
Friday, September 9, 2016 - 2:22pm
American Comparative Literature Association 2017, Utrecht
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 23, 2016

This panel hopes to investigate affect as that which disturbs the binary logic structuring contemporary discourses on collectivity. What happens when, rather than thinking of affect’s circulation as “mediating” between subjectivity and collectivity, we allow affect to unsettle this dyad? What does it mean for affect to render undecidable the relation between individual and collective, or to orient us towards a relation possessed of no advance guarantees? How does negative affect—for example, Sedgwick’s notion that shame throws the question of identity into relief—augment normative notions of self-possession towards new understandings of relationality?

The Politics of Escapism

updated: 
Friday, September 9, 2016 - 2:25pm
American Comparative Literature Association
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 23, 2016

The Politics of Escapism

Seminar at the 2017 Annual Meeting of the American Comparative Literature
Association (ACLA) in Utrecht, The Netherlands (July 6-9, 2017)

Co-Organizers:

Greg Sharzer, Kyung Hee University (gsharzer@googlemail.com); Keith O'Regan, York
University (keith.oregan@gmail.com)

“Imagined Forms: Modeling and Material Culture” November, 2017

updated: 
Monday, November 21, 2016 - 11:13am
Center for Material Culture Studies, University of Delaware, and the Hagley Museum and Library, Delaware
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, February 15, 2017

“Imagined Forms: Modeling and Material Culture” November 17-18, 2017

A symposium hosted by the Center for Material Culture Studies, University of Delaware, and the Hagley Museum and Library, Delaware

Keynote Speakers:
Johanna Drucker, UCLA
Peter Galison, Harvard University

British Commonwealth and Postcolonial Studies Conference - DEADLINE EXTENDED

updated: 
Monday, October 17, 2016 - 6:27pm
British Commonwealth and Postcolonial Studies Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, November 1, 2016

The British Commonwealth and Postcolonial Studies Conference, inaugurated in 1992, is the oldest and longest-running annual meeting of its kind in the United States. It encompasses colonial and postcolonial histories, literatures, creative and performing arts, politics, economics, and all other aspects of the countries formerly colonized by Britain and other European powers.

We welcome a variety of approaches and viewpoints, and the generation of wide-ranging, productive debates. Thus we are particularly interested in interdisciplinary and/or cross-cultural panel proposals.

Periplum Poetry: Open Book Competition 2016

updated: 
Friday, September 9, 2016 - 2:22pm
Periplum Poetry
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 30, 2016

ANNOUNCEMENT: 

RE: Periplum Poetry, open book competition 2016 

Now extended until 30 September!

INDIAN STORIES, AUSTRALIAN SCREEN AN INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE AND FILM FESTIVAL ON INDIAN CINEMA MAKING

updated: 
Friday, September 9, 2016 - 9:40pm
RMIT University, Melbourne, Australia
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 30, 2016

INDIAN STORIES, AUSTRALIAN SCREEN

AN INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE AND FILM FESTIVAL
ON INDIAN CINEMA MAKING

 

1 - 4 December 2016
RMIT University, Melbourne, Australia

 

Hosted by the Centre for Communication, Politics and Culture the 2016 International Conference on Indian cinema making in Australia and a festival of Indian films will take place from Thursday first to Sunday the fourth of December at RMIT University, Melbourne, Australia. Keynote speakers from the Indian community and film industry in Australia will be announced at the launch event on 28th July.  

 

: Fostering Global Competence Through Film: Reimagining the Foreign Culture and Language Class

updated: 
Friday, September 9, 2016 - 2:23pm
Patrizia Comello Perry / Borough of Manhattan Community College
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 30, 2016

Dear Colleagues, 

Please consider submitting an abstract for the proposed session below to be held at the NeMLA Convention in Baltimore, March 23-26, 2017.

The session aims to reimagine the fundamental pedagogical role of foreign language and culture courses in the college curriculum in the era of globalization. The interdisciplinary approach should be based on content to create opportunities to reflect on culture and cultural values essentially intrinsic in language and language learning.

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