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“The Social Life of Books: Uses of Text and Image Beyond Reading and Viewing”

updated: 
Friday, October 21, 2016 - 11:58am
Bibliography Among the Disciplines Conference 12–15 October 2017, Philadelphia, PA
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, November 15, 2016

*DEADLINE EXTENDED 15 November 2016*

CFP: “The Social Life of Books: Uses of Text and Image Beyond Reading and Viewing”
Session Organizers: Aaron Hyman (University of California, Berkeley), Hannah Marcus (Harvard University), Marissa Nicosia (Penn State University, Abington College)
Saturday, 14 October 2017, 8:30–10:00am
Bibliography Among the Disciplines Conference
12–15 October 2017, Philadelphia, PA

EXTENDED DEADLINE -“You Are Here”: Interdisciplinary Conference on Place, Space, and Embodiment

updated: 
Monday, January 9, 2017 - 10:23am
Creighton University
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, February 11, 2017

 

"YOU ARE HERE": INTERDISCIPLINARY CONFERENCE ON PLACE, SPACE, AND EMBODIMENT


MARCH 23-25TH, 2017 || CREIGHTON UNIVERSITY || OMAHA, NE

YOUAREHERECONFERENCE.WORDPRESS.COM


Facebook: www.facebook.com/youarehereconference

Twitter: @YouAreHereConf 


 

At the root of every critical discussion, from politics to religion to student affairs, is a discussion of space, place, and location — where am I? Where can I go? Who else is here? Who cares?

Literature and War

updated: 
Tuesday, August 23, 2016 - 5:00pm
College English Association
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, October 14, 2016

The College English Association will host a panel on Literature and War for its upcoming 48th annual conference on Hilton Head Island, SC. The conference will be held from March 30-April 1, 2017 at the Hilton Head Marriott Resort & Spa. The conference theme is "Islands," which invites contributors to this particular panel to consider literature on warfare in island nation states or territories. "Islands" might also represent pockets of resistance or safe havens. Papers on other topics in the domain of war literature will also be considered. Please send your title and abstract to Prof Andrea Van Nort, USAF Academy, Colorado, at andrea.vannort@usafa.edu.

Mapping the Novel

updated: 
Tuesday, August 23, 2016 - 5:02pm
ASECS 2017
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, September 15, 2016

Amidst growing population and urban redevelopment, eighteenth-century cartographers turned to maps to structure the changing size and shape of cities. For example, topographical maps provided readers with details that visually enclosed and contained the increasing sprawl of a rebuilding London. Textual surveys, by such cartographers as William Stow, used narrative prose to expand the topographical view in order to show “where every Street, Lane, Court, Alley…or any other Place…is situated.” These maps and surveys flooded the market in the 1740s, the decade which also witnessed the intensifying growth of the novel.

REMINDER: Il Parlaggio - new issue December 2016

updated: 
Wednesday, September 28, 2016 - 9:20am
Edizioni Sinestesie (Italy)
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, October 30, 2016

This section of the academic journal “Sinestesieonline” is open to contributions about theatre and performing arts in all historical ages, forms and variations, in English, Italian and foreign languages.

“Il Parlaggio” is the name created by Gabriele d’Annunzio for the amphitheatre in Vittoriale – a place of empathy, a cradle of emotions, a crossroads of cultures, a connection between antiquity and contemporaneity, an emblem of the “neverending show”.

Narrativas del miedo: Terror en la literatura y cinema latinoamericanos del siglo XX

updated: 
Tuesday, August 23, 2016 - 5:02pm
Lehman College, U of Waterloo, Truman SU
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, October 15, 2016

La crítica literaria se ha ocupado extensamente de diversas representaciones de fenómenos como la violencia, la guerra, las dictaduras, la represión, las revoluciones y el exilio en la literatura latinoamericana, pero se ha dejado de lado el estudio de una de las reacciones humanas que más estrecha conexión tiene con estos fenómenos: el miedo. De forma directa o indirecta, el miedo ha estado presente como tema constante en las obras literarias de diversos géneros, épocas, filiaciones estéticas, compromisos ideológicos y agendas políticas, dentro de un espacio como el de Latinoamérica, tan convulso como diverso política y socialmente.

Understanding Nietzsche, Understanding Modernism

updated: 
Tuesday, August 23, 2016 - 5:02pm
Brian Pines
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, September 20, 2016

                                                                                  Understanding Nietzsche, Understanding Modernism

                                                                             A collection of essays edited by Douglas Burnham and Brian Pines

This collection divided into three sections:

Disclosing Class: Pedagogy and the Working Class

updated: 
Tuesday, August 23, 2016 - 5:02pm
Katelynn DeLuca/ NeMLA
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 30, 2016

Researcher and social activist Jean Anyon, in her investigations of social class reproduction in education, suggests "there is a ‘hidden curriculum’ in school work that has profound implication for theory—and practice—in education” (“Social Class” 67). By making class unhidden in the curriculum, students no longer feel they must "hide" themselves, and allows faculty to foster more honest conversations and writing about such issues.

A More Stable Stance: Privileging the Working Class in the Academy

updated: 
Tuesday, August 23, 2016 - 5:02pm
Katelynn DeLuca/ NeMLA
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 30, 2016

What does it mean to be working class? How do languages spoken, values held, and cultural representations vary given one’s class position? Though 62% of the country is working class (Zweig), the answers to these questions are left largely unclear and unspoken. Among others, these questions will be addressed via reflection and exploration from individuals from the working class, or who many call “working-class academics.”

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