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Lavender Languages Institute 2020

updated: 
Tuesday, November 12, 2019 - 7:30pm
Florida Atlantic University Lavendar Languages Institute
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, April 1, 2020

LAVENDER LANGUAGES INSTITUTEJune 14-23, 2020 at Florida Atlantic University (Boca Raton, FL United States)

The third annual Lavender Languages Institute at Florida Atlantic University offers 10 days of in-class class discussion, research opportunities and informal conversations exploring topics of current interest in language and sexuality studies, queer linguistics, and various lavender language themes. The institute begins with a day-long orientation session on Sunday, June 14th. This session includes Institute faculty presentations exploring current debates in queer theory and queer linguistics.

Making Space: Literary Constructions of Identity and Community

updated: 
Tuesday, November 12, 2019 - 7:29pm
University of Minnesota English Department
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 3, 2020

Making Space: Literary Constructions of Identity and Community

April 24, 2020

A Graduate Conference in the Department of English, University of Minnesota-Twin Cities

The concept of “making space” is both powerful and problematic. Making space for different identities and communities feels necessary—as Virginia Woolf so importantly emphasizes, a “room of one’s own” is imperative for claiming, creating, and expressing intellectual identity. Yet mere rhetoric about making space for difference risks condescension and absolution from the difficult work of community formation. This tension encourages us to ask: who is making space for whom? Who is included and excluded in this space-making?

Paintings, Peepshows, and Porcupines: Exhibitions in London, 1775–1851

updated: 
Friday, November 8, 2019 - 10:26am
Jordan Bear, University of Toronto//Huntington Library
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, April 1, 2020

CALL FOR PAPERS

 

Paintings, Peepshows, and Porcupines:

Exhibitions in London, 1775–1851

 

 

Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens, San Marino, California

17–18 September 2021

 

Co-convenors:

 

Jordan Bear (University of Toronto)

Catherine Roach (Virginia Commonwealth University)

 

DHSI Conference & Colloquium 2020

updated: 
Friday, November 8, 2019 - 10:24am
Digital Humanities Summer Institute
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 20, 2020

Proposals are now being accepted for presentations at the DHSI Conference & Colloquium, to be held in June 2020 alongside classes at the Digital Humanities Summer Institute, University of Victoria. Open to all, the DHSI Conference & Colloquium offers an opportunity to present research and projects within an engaging, collegial atmosphere. Participation comes free with DHSI registration, and contributors not planning to register for a DHSI course can join for a modest participation fee of $150 CDN.

Latinx Identities

updated: 
Friday, November 8, 2019 - 10:24am
Interdisciplinary Humanities/Humanities Education and Research Association
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, July 1, 2020

The Journal of Interdisciplinary Humanities invitesabstracts on the status of academic research and interest regarding individuals and communities that identify as Latinx, for consideration in a special issue focused on Latinx identities. This scope of this special issue is intended to be broad and inclusive of diverse methodologies, theories, and approaches. Below are listed some possible topics that may be addressed in the abstracts:

Race and ethnicity

Motherhood in the Arts and Humanities

updated: 
Friday, November 8, 2019 - 10:24am
Interdisciplinary Humanities/Humanities Education and Research Association
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, March 1, 2020

The spring 2020 issue of Interdisciplinary Humanities examines how mothers and motherhood has been represented in fine art, crafts, literature, music, theatre, and popular culture. We invite essays that consider motherhood archetypes in the arts, mothers of color in the arts, immigrant mothers in the arts, queer mothers in the arts, representations of surrogate mothers and mothers who have adopted, motherhood on social media, motherhood memoirs and blogs, representations of mothers in art and photography, the absent mother and/or the step-mother in film and television, and more. Inquiries and submissions should be sent to Lee Ann Westman at leeann.westman@rutgers.edu.

2020 Yale Film & Media Studies Graduate Conference: Accidents & Contingencies

updated: 
Friday, November 8, 2019 - 10:23am
Yale University Film & Media Studies Department
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 20, 2019

ACCIDENTS & CONTINGENCIES
13th ANNUAL YALE FILM AND MEDIA STUDIES GRADUATE CONFERENCE 

http://campuspress.yale.edu/accidentscontingencies/

FEBRUARY 29-MARCH 1, 2019 

WHITNEY HUMANITIES CENTER — 53 WALL STREET, NEW HAVEN, CT 06511

KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Dr. JAMES LEO CAHILL, ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR OF CINEMA STUDIES AND FRENCH, UNIVERSITY OF TORONTO

Contingency is also a necessary quality of film. 
– André Bazin 

Canadian Society for the Study of Comics Annual Conference

updated: 
Friday, November 8, 2019 - 3:03pm
Canadian Society for the Study of Comics
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, January 15, 2020

Call for Papers:
Annual Conference of the Canadian Society for the Study of Comics
Western University
June 3–4, 2020

La version française suit

The Canadian Society for the Study of Comics / Société canadienne pour l’étude de la bands dessinée invites proposals for papers on any and all aspects of comics, broadly conceived (including cartoons, comic strips, comic books, graphic novels, manga, webcomics, picture books, and visual poetry) to be presented at our 2020 annual conference, which will be held at Western University (London, Ontario) on June 3–4 as part of the Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences.

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