‘Negative Pleasures: The Cinematic Sublime’
Call for Papers for a Special Topics Panel on
"Literature and the Healing Arts / Literature and Medicine" at the 2018
College English Association (CEA) Conference—April 5th to April 7, 2018, at the Hilton, St. Petersburg Bayfront, 333 First Street South, Saint Petersburg, Florida.
The College English Association, a gathering of scholar-teachers in English studies welcomes submissions of proposals on the general Conference theme, OR new submissions on the topic of this special session "Literature and the Healing Arts" for our 49th annual conference. Submit your proposal at http://www.cea-web.org
The Texas Center for Working-Class Studies, housed at Collin College, a two-year institution serving Collin County, is pleased to announce a one-day Working-Class Studies conference for interested scholars and students. The conference will take place on Thursday, March 22, 2018, and will consist of panels in a range of disciplines and on a variety of issues related to social class and labor issues, both historical and contemporary. The keynote speaker will be noted scholar Dr. Victoria E.
Poetry in Expanded Translation III
Conference: Poetry and Sound in Expanded Translation, April 4th to 6th 2018
Bangor University, Wales
Deadline for abstracts: January 2nd 2018
Caroline Bergvall, artist, writer and performer
Lawrence Venuti, translation theorist, Professor at Temple University
Andrew Lewis, composer, Professor at Bangor University
“The Rest” Writes Back: Collapse of the Empire
The Ackerman Center for Holocaust Studies is proud to announce that The University of Texas at Dallas is the new home of The Annual Scholars' Conference on the Holocaust and the Churches (ASC). The Ackerman Center invites you to join fellow scholars March 3-5, 2018 as we continue the important legacy established by Franklin H. Littell and Hubert G. Locke nearly fifty years ago. This conference offers the opportunity to address the historical significance of the Holocaust through scholarship that is interfaith, international, and interdisciplinary. The ASC provides an invaluable forum for scholars to discuss and advance Holocaust research, ensuring the valuable lessons of the Holocaust remain relevant for today’s world.
Exploring the Renaissance 2018: An International Conference
April 12-14, 2018
The Georgian Terrace Hotel
The South-Central Renaissance Conference, which has met annually since its founding in 1951, is an interdisciplinary association of Renaissance scholars with members primarily from North America and Europe. SCRC takes pride in being one of the oldest and friendliest Renaissance conferences in North America.
The quint’s thirty seventh issue is issuing a call for theoretically informed and historically grounded submissions of scholarly interest—as well as creative writing, original art, interviews, and reviews of books. The deadline for this call is 15th November 2017—but please note that we accept manu/digi-scripts at any time.
All contributions accompanied by a short biography will be forwarded to a member of the editorial board. Manuscripts must not be previously published or submitted for publication elsewhere while being reviewed by the quint’s editors or outside readers.
Friday 19th January 2018, Goethe-Institut London, UK
Keynote speaker: Prof. Hamid Naficy (Northwestern)
Deadline for submission: Sunday 8th October 2017
This one-day conference brings together scholars from a range of disciplines to explore the work of Iranian filmmaker Sohrab Shahid Saless (1944-1998) as conduit for a wider engagement with exiled and displaced moving image practitioners: their ethics, aesthetics, mode(s) of production as well as their precarious lives and often uncertain legacy.
We invite contributions by researchers and scholars of all backgrounds and in all stages of their careers to one of the following three sections:
art.earth and our academic partners Schumacher College and the Sustainable Earth Institute (Plymouth University) invite proposals to an international forum: Liquidscapes: tales and tellings of watery worlds and fluid states.
A three-day event bringing together creative thinkers and doers to explore physically and figuratively our watery worlds and the fluid condition.
Keynote speakers include writer Tristan Gooley (‘How to Read Water’), artist Amy Sharrocks and astronomer Prof. Paul Murdin OBE.
The event takes place June 20-22, 2018 at Dartington Hall, Devon UK.