This collection analyzes television programs of the 21st century that contain experiments with narrative time. Although the television shows of the past decade are as diverse and plentiful as that of any previous time period, there seem to be some commonalities between the programs currently creating the most engaged fan communities – the ones that have become quick cult draws or instant hits.
Art History and Visual Culture Area
2010 Midwest Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association Conference
Deadline: Extended to May 15, 2010
Friday-Sunday, October 1 - 3, 2010
The Art History and Visual Culture Area of The Midwest Popular Culture and Midwest American Culture Association is now accepting proposals for its upcoming Conference in October.
The MPCA/MACA conference will be held in Minneapolis, MN from 1-3 October, 2010.
In the 25th, 26th and 27th November 2010, there will take place, in Instituto Superior da Maia (ISMAI, Porto, Portugal), the 1st International "50's Generation" Congress, under the responsibility of the Centro de Estudos em Letras (CEL) and the Centro de Estudos de Língua, Comunicação e Cultura do ISMAI (CELCC).
The Journal of Literary Theory (JLT) invites contributions for Vol. 5, No. 2, 2011
Trauma and Literature
Submission Deadline: March 15th 2011
New Writing: the International Journal for the Practice and Theory is open for submissions for Issue 7.3 (late 2010), and Volume 8 (2011 publication).
The journal considers creative work (in any genre) and critical work relating to Creative Writing practice and the critical examination of Creative Writing. Strong pedagogically focused papers are also considered.
The journal is edited by Graeme Harper. www.graemeharper.com
The journal is independent of any organisation, published by Routledge/Taylor and Francis, and includes on its
(Re)Reading John Addington Symonds
Saturday 11th September 2010
A one-day conference at Keele University
Plenary Speakers: Howard J. Booth (Manchester) and Hilary Fraser (Birkbeck)
The mixed formal properties of certain texts across the history of philosophy and literature resist any attempt at their easy classification within either of these traditional generic categories. Such philosophical-literary hybrid texts seem to deny the adequacy of either strictly philosophical or literary form for expressing a particular content or inducing some affective or intellectual experience. This panel seeks to explore questions raised by the philosophical-literary hybrid text, in all its historical and geographical variation. What is the relationship between the hybrid form of some philosophical-literary text and its content? What are the stakes of philosophical-literary hybridity for some author?
The Asia Institute, the Taiwan Research Reading Group, and the Chinese Studies Research Group of the University of Melbourne cordially invite all postgraduate (PhD, Masters and Honours) scholars working in the field of Taiwan Studies to present their work at a Symposium to be held in Melbourne on the 7th and 8th of December. The subject of this symposium will be the current state of Taiwan studies; participants are welcome to present on any aspect of Taiwan studies. The symposium will showcase new work in Taiwan studies, and to allow postgraduate researchers a chance to get feedback on work that is in progress. The symposium will include a half-day workshop. Professor J. Bruce Jacobs (家博), Professor He Baogang and Dr.
Approaches to Using Images in the Advanced Writing Classroom
Diagrams, Maps and Plans in Visual Art.
University Art Association of Canada, October 14-16, 2010
Deadline for submissions: May 3rd, 2010