Narcotics repeatedly emerge as central elements in the history of colonization and global capitalism. "Legal" or "illegal," state-sanctioned or unsanctioned, the drug trade is fundamental to numerous historical developments, from the European "discovery" of tobacco in the New World, to the Anglo-Chinese Wars over the opium trade, to the interventions of the United States in Vietnam, Laos, Afghanistan, Columbia, Panama, Nicaragua…
Call for Papers: Interdisciplinary Studies
PCA/ACA & Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Associations
April 20-23, 2011
San Antonio, TX
Conference hotel: Marriott Rivercenter San Antonio
101 Bowie Street, San Antonio, Texas 78205 USA
Proposal submission deadline: December 15, 2010
Schuylkill graduate journal is seeking submissions from all disciplines for our 9th volume of critical essays and book reviews to be published in Spring of 2011 (online and in print). We are seeking papers on the relationships between minds and bodies, 10-15 pages in length; double spaced; MLA format; no footnotes. Current graduate students should send their work to the Article Editors at email@example.com by November 15, 2010. No simultaneous submissions please.
In a famous chapter-long digression in Samuel Beckett's _Murphy_ (1938), the narrator pauses to justify the expression "Murphy's mind:"
Call for contributions to an edited book on Visual Culture and Dublin
Editor: Justin Carville, Institute of Art, Design & Technology, Dun Laoghaire
Deadline for proposals: Friday Nov. 12th 2010
Visualizing Dublin: Visual Culture and the Making of Modern Dublin
Submissions are invited for an edited volume on visual culture and Dublin. Taking a broad perspective of visual culture as a field that crosses architecture, sculpture, cinema, museums, maps, mass spectacle, public performance, Historical and contemporary visual arts, the collection of essays will bring an inter-disciplinary perspective to the visual representation of the city and the role of visual culture in the shaping of imaginative geographies of Dublin.
Call for Papers: Comedy and Audiences
Special Issue of Participations: Journal of Audience and Reception Studies
North Carolina State University
February 25-26, 2011
At our second annual Association of English Graduate Students Symposium, we wish to explore the many ways that identity manifests itself as an object for study. The concept of identity permeates every text, from its narrator's organizing gaze to the the genre in which it is catalogued. Indeed, we invite you to question the term "text" itself, as "text" has come to be identified as anything from a novel to a Facebook page to a film.
Scholarly papers are invited for a special number of an International Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies in Literature, Art and Culture (ISSN 0975 2897) published from India. The proposed special number will focus on various dimensons / aspcts / issues of DIASPORA WRITING across the world. The selected papers will be published in the January number of the journal. And these papers may also be included in an anthology of essays to be brought out separately by a reputed publisher from Delhi.
The word limit is 2500 to 4000 words.
For more details please contact the Editor: firstname.lastname@example.org
The 11th annual North Carolina Colloquium in Medieval and Early Modern Studies invites graduate students to submit proposals that engage broadly with the notion of community. We welcome interdisciplinary submissions ranging in historical focus from late antiquity to the seventeenth century. Our topic is intended to be expansive rather than limiting; papers may conceive of community as a social, economic, intellectual, political, religious, ethnic, regional, or familial entity.
The Irish Association of American Studies invites papers on the theme of American Appropriations, American Interventions for its annual conference to be held at Queen's University Belfast on April 15 & 16 2011.
8th-9th April 2011 University of Nottingham
This is a two-day interdisciplinary symposium that will explore the relationships between feminism and teaching.
Keynote workshops/sessions by: Professor Gina Wisker (Brighton), Professor Sara Mills (Sheffield Hallam) and Dr. Louise Mullany (Nottingham), Professor Ruth Holliday (Leeds), Dr. Ben Brabon (Edge Hill), Annette Foster (Performance Artist)
Call for Proposals