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Ege University 16th International Cultural Studies Symposium (CSS) "NARRATIVES OF TRAUMA"

updated: 
Thursday, December 29, 2016 - 3:15am
Ege University
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, January 31, 2017

CALL FOR PAPERS

Multidisciplinary academic considerations that define the field of trauma studies are currently being shaped, expanded and redefined by various theoretical openings. As Dominick LaCapra comments: “No genre or discipline owns trauma as a problem or can provide definitive boundaries for it” (Writing History, Writing Trauma 96). For Cathy Caruth, one of the central figures in cultural trauma theory in the early 1990s, trauma is a crisis of narrative and representation, and of truth and history. Trauma theory is also an attempt to trace the different forms of human suffering and our responses to it.

“Law and Literature” – Transcend “Law” and “Literature”

updated: 
Tuesday, August 30, 2016 - 6:44am
Lung-Lung Hu
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 23, 2016

ACLA Conference 2017 Annual Meeting

Date: July 6th-9th, 2017

Place: Utrecht University in Utrecht, the Netherlands

Submission: ACLA website (http://www.acla.org) between September 1 and September 23 

Seminar: “Law and Literature” – Transcend “Law” and “Literature”

Law and Literature as an interdisciplinary research has different focuses in Law and in Comparative Literature.

Temporality in East Asian Literature, Cinema and TV

updated: 
Friday, August 12, 2016 - 8:51am
ACLA
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 23, 2016

How is time represented and perceived on screen and on page? The panelinvestigates the ways in which time is structured as linear flow of past, present and future, and as parallel dimensions and cycles.The panel welcomes papers that explore interplays among time, space and narratives in different literary and cinematic genres. How abstract time can be imagined and constructed through different literary and cinematic devices in East Asian literature and films? How do writers and directors use various time-space narrative strategies to achieve their overall themes?

 

 

Topics could include but are not limited to:

 

 

East/West: Ruptures & Convergences: An International Conference

updated: 
Friday, August 12, 2016 - 8:52am
The Department of English, Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, September 10, 2016

"East/West: Ruptures and Convergences," An International Conference, 1-2 December, 2016

New deadline for abstract submissions: 

September 10, 2016

full name / name of organization: 

The Department of English, Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

contact email: 

spgabriel@um.edu.my

Spaces / Borders / Identities in Europe

updated: 
Friday, August 12, 2016 - 8:53am
Section "Space / Culture" of the Association for Cultural Studies (KWG) / Vechta, Germany
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, August 25, 2016

The panel “Spaces / Borders / Identity” deals with the spatial dimension of migration movements in Europe and focuses especially on aspects of identity formations und identity negotiations in border spaces. It is primarily concerned with the discussion of migration as a border-crossing process that challenges spatial borders and that enables and necessitates the constitution of complex identities. It also considers translocal and transnational identities in flux, as they can be described by theoretical concepts important to cultural studies such as orientalism (Edward Said), “third space” and hybridity (Homi Bhabha), contact zones (Mary Louise Pratt) and border spaces as heterotopias.

Teaching War Literature Since 9-11 (Roundtable Session)

updated: 
Friday, August 12, 2016 - 8:53am
Northeast Modern Language Association (NEMLA)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 30, 2016

Many faculty came of age in the Post-Vietnam War era. This time period was shaped by the writings of Tim O’Brien in The Things They Carried and the films Platoon directed by Oliver Stone, Full Metal Jacket directed by Stanley Kubrick, and The Deer Hunter directed by Michael Cimino. These stories challenged the image of the United States as a land of righteous warriors protecting the world from oppression. Instead, soldiers were the pawns of forces they didn’t understand, forces that were bent on a neo-colonial domination of the world. Then came 9/11 and everything changed. Or did it?

Complicity and the Politics of Representation

updated: 
Wednesday, August 31, 2016 - 3:59am
Cornelia Wächter, Alex Adams, Robert Wirth
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 30, 2016

Complicity and the Politics of Representation

 

16-18 June 2017

Ruhr University Bochum

 

Keynote Speaker: John Storey, University of Sunderland

 

CALL FOR PAPERS

 

EXTENDED DEADLINE: Intersectional Inquiries and Collaborative Action: Gender and Race

updated: 
Sunday, October 2, 2016 - 10:19pm
The University of Notre Dame’s Gender Studies Program
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, October 8, 2016

Intersectional Inquiries and Collaborative Action: Gender and Race

University of Notre Dame
Notre Dame, Indiana USA
March 2-4, 2017

EXTENDED Deadline for submissions: Saturday, October 8, 2016 Please note the updated Submittable link below.

Mythology in Contemporary Culture

updated: 
Friday, August 12, 2016 - 8:54am
Popular Culture Association
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, October 1, 2016

2017 Popular Culture Association (PCA) & American Culture Association (ACA)
Joint National Conference, April 12-15                                                                     Marriott Marina, San Diego

MYTHOLOGY IN CONTEMPORARY CULTURE

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