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International Conference Moving texts: mediations and transculturations

updated: 
Thursday, March 2, 2017 - 2:09pm
University of Aveiro, Portugal
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 31, 2017

International Conference

Moving texts: mediations and transculturations

 

University of Aveiro, Portugal, 12-14 July 2017

 

Confirmed Keynote Speakers:

Alfonso de Toro (Leipzig University - Germany)

 Jan Blommaert (Tilburg University - Netherlands)

Juliane House (Hamburg University - Germany)

Lars Jensen (Roskilde University - Denmark)

 

Monographic Issue: “The Fantastic and the Urban”

updated: 
Wednesday, January 11, 2017 - 12:16pm
Brumal - Research Journal on the Fantastic
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, June 30, 2017

The call for papers for articles for the sections “Monograph”, dedicated to "The Fantastic and the Urban", and “Miscellaneous” for the Vol. V n.º1 issue of Brumal. Revista de Investigación sobre lo Fantástico /Brumal. Research Journal on the Fantastic is now open.

Scholars who wish to contribute to either of these two sections should send us their articles by june 30, 2017, registering as authors on our web page. The Guidelines for Submissions may be found on the Submissions section of the web page.

 

Special Issue of CLCWeb: Suffering, Endurance, Understanding: New Discourses in Philosophy and Literature

updated: 
Thursday, January 5, 2017 - 3:00pm
Douglas Scott Berman
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, June 15, 2017

CFP: CLCWeb: Comparative Literature and Culture 19:5 (2017)

 

Vol. 19 No. 5 | December 2017

 

Call for Papers

 

Special Issue - “Suffering, Endurance, Understanding: New Discourses in Philosophy and Literature. Eds. Frank Stevenson, Douglas Berman, Emily Chow.

 

Deadline for Submissions: June 15, 2017

 

Possibilities and Consequences of Meme Culture

updated: 
Thursday, January 5, 2017 - 3:01pm
Console-ing Passions
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, January 12, 2017

We are seeking to form a panel of researchers who study memes – meme makers, meme culture, meme formats, meme sites, etc. Our aim is to create a conversation about the possibilities and consequences of meme culture. Analyses related to the following are particularly relevant to the work of the coordinators and would likely best fit with the theme of possibility and consequence: feminist media studies, social media, affective/emotional labor, politics, trolling, and subcultures. However, proposals on additional, related topics are welcome. If interested in participating, please e-mail a 250-word abstract to Bree or Caroline by Thursday, January 12, 2017. 

In the Spirit of Nationalism: Reconsidering the Intersections of Nation and Literature

updated: 
Thursday, January 5, 2017 - 3:02pm
University of Ottawa, Department of English Graduate Student Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, February 10, 2017

In the Spirit of Nationalism: Reconsidering the Intersections of Nation and Literature

Department of English Tenth Graduate Student Conference

University of Ottawa

17-19 March 2017

 

Current events, such as Canada’s upcoming 150th anniversary, the Brexit vote, and the international affairs policies instilled by the Republican Party in the US, encourage a reconsideration of the concepts of nation, nationalism, and the nation centre. What has been the role of the nation in shaping cultural identities? What is the current place of the nation in a globalized world? Are nations defined by geographical boundaries? What is the role of literature as it intersects with these matters throughout history?

Popular Music in Communist and Post-Communist Europe: State of Research, Perspectives

updated: 
Thursday, January 5, 2017 - 3:04pm
Department of Musicology, Faculty of Arts, Palacký University
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 20, 2017

The Department of Musicology at Palacký University in Olomouc is holding an international and interdisciplinary conference dedicated to the presentation, summary and evaluation of existing research in the field of popular music in communist and post-communist Europe on 28–29 March 2017.

EXTENSION -- Making and Collecting - University of Virginia - April 7-9, 2017

updated: 
Thursday, January 5, 2017 - 3:04pm
Graduate English Students Association
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 20, 2017

Making and Collecting - University of Virginia - April 7-9, 2017

Making and Collecting

April 7-9, 2017

University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA

Keynote: Bill Brown (University of Chicago)

Lunchtime symposium hosted by Bill Brown and Cynthia Wall (University of Virginia)

[Convocatoria-Call for papers] Revista CS | Issue: Journalism, media and agendas, towards self-managed citizenships?

updated: 
Thursday, January 5, 2017 - 3:05pm
Universidad Icesi
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 10, 2017

In the aims of opening a space for research and academic analysis on the current and future scope of this progress and counter-progress, the Master in Journalism and the CS Journal of the Icesi University, invite researchers of national and international academic community to contribute to this issue devoted to the topic of Journalism, media and agendas, towards self-managed citizenships?. Therefore, all interested academics are invited to submit research, reflection or literature review originals and unpublished articles addressing any of the following thematic areas:

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