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NORTH-AMERICAN POPULAR CULTURES AND CULTURAL PRACTICES: ILLUSIONS AND DELUSIONS OF HAPPINESS

updated: 
Wednesday, December 14, 2016 - 11:15am
Danièle ANDRE and Elodie CHAZALON,
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 13, 2017

Workshop in:  AFEA Annual Conference (French Association for North American Studies) "The Pursuit of Happiness" to be held in Strasbourg, France, June 6-9th, 2017

[It is to be noted that participating in the Conference requires subscription to the association (around 60 euros) and conference fees (around 60 euros).]

Title of workshop:   Popular Cultures And Cultural Practices:Illusions And Delusions Of Happiness

Contents: “The pursuit of happiness” has long been equated with a better future and happiness with the idea that the American Dream could allegedly be reached by everyone; yet it has become a delusion for many. 

Irish Journal of Gothic and Horror Studies Issue #16

updated: 
Wednesday, December 14, 2016 - 11:15am
Irish Journal of Gothic and Horror Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, March 1, 2017

The Irish Journal of Gothic and Horror Studies (ISSN 2009-0374) is a peer-reviewed, interdisciplinary, open-access, electronic publication, affiliated with the Irish Network for Gothic Studies, and dedicated to the study of gothic and horror literature, film, new media, and television.

We are currently seeking submissions of articles and reviews that deal with any aspect of gothic and horror studies, including (but not limited to) literature, film, television, theatre, art and architecture, music, and new media. Please note that we cannot include pictures or sound files with articles or reviews.

Order and Disorder: The (De)Construction of Narrative in Literature and Thought

updated: 
Wednesday, February 1, 2017 - 11:05am
Boston College English Graduate Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, February 6, 2017

 “Narrative identity takes part in the story’s movement, in the dialectic between order and disorder.”

                                    --Paul Ricoeur

Marking the indistinct boundary between “a mere sequence of moments” and “a story” is the complex but inescapable concept of narrative. Narratives appear to order and unify events, creating a sense of coherent meaning, yet the narratives by which we order our lives—narratives of gender, race, class, nation, etc.—are always internally troubled.

Seditious Acts: Graduate Students of Color Interrogating the Neoliberal University

updated: 
Wednesday, December 14, 2016 - 11:16am
Critical Race and Ethnic Studies Interdisciplinary Graduate Group at the University of Minnesota
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 13, 2017

 

Seditious Acts: Graduate Students of Color Interrogating the Neoliberal University

Two-day Symposium, University of Minnesota - Twin Cities, April 21-22, 2017

Call for Proposals

The Critical Race and Ethnic Studies Interdisciplinary Graduate Group at the University of Minnesota is seeking proposals for a symposium entitled “Seditious Acts: Graduate Students of Color Interrogating the Neoliberal University.” The symposium will be held at the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, on April 21st and 22nd, 2017.

#QueerAF: (Re)presenting Gender & Sexuality in History & Cultural Studies

updated: 
Friday, February 24, 2017 - 5:21pm
#QueerAF: (Re)presenting Gender & Sexuality in History & Cultural Studies 5th Annual Dean Hopper Conference Drew University
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, March 15, 2017

DEADLINE EXTENDED to March 15th!

 

#QueerAF: (Re)presenting Gender & Sexuality in History & Cultural Studies

5th Annual Dean Hopper Conference

Drew University

5-6 May 2017

UnDisciplined 2017

updated: 
Sunday, January 22, 2017 - 11:09pm
UnDisciplined: Cultural Studies Graduate Student Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, February 10, 2017

 

Undisciplined 2017: Cultural Studies Graduate Conference

Organised by a group of Cultural Studies graduate students involved in modes of inquiry that intersect the humanities, social sciences, sciences, technology, activism, and the arts, UnDisciplined is a space for sharing scholarly, artistic and/or activist work. 

Cultural Studies draws on a range of methods and critical theories, empowering researchers to break down conventional divisions among academic disciplines.

What Is Art Good For? The Role of Literature and the Arts in Contemporary Society

updated: 
Wednesday, December 14, 2016 - 11:16am
University of Suceava, Romania, English Department
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, June 1, 2017

The academic journal Messages, Sages and Ages (http://www.msa.usv.ro/) based at the English Department, University of Suceava invites contributions for an issue focusing on the role of literature and the arts in today’s world in relation to the economic crisis, activism, terrorism, public impact, personal value, economic value and production, and religion. The scope of articles is broadly inclusive: proposals for papers on the role of literature and art of any period will be considered as long as they address one or more of the following topics

Crossing Borders: Negotiations, Provocations, and Transgressions

updated: 
Wednesday, December 14, 2016 - 11:16am
Birkbeck, University of London Graduate Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, February 7, 2017

Crossing Borders: Negotiation, Provocation, and Transgression

 

Graduate Conference, Birkbeck, University of London, 5-6th May 2017

 

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