The conception of biopolitics and the constitution of biopolitical power have become increasingly important for the study of political science, especially in the wake of one of the biggest shifts in population in modern history. Inspired by the ground-breaking research of Michel Foucault and the consequent development of this problematic in a variety of theoretical schools, political scientists have started addressing rationalities of power that go beyond traditional sovereign-territorial logics. Indeed, political categories such as that of population are now treated as affective structures. Affects have entered the extended definition of the political, investigated both as unmeasurable forces and as discreet emotions.
The editors invite contributions to Symbolism. An International Annual of Critical Aesthetics, an interdisciplinary, peer-reviewed journal dedicated to pursuing fundamental questions on the forms and functions of the symbolic. Symbolism publishes high-profile research on topics related to the use of figurative language, thought and signification in artistic expression and representation. While maintaining a strong literary focus, the annual also inquires into practices of the symbolic across discourses in media ranging from the cinema and painting to opera, sculpture and other arts.
College Art Association Annual Conference, New York, 15-18 February 2017
session title: Gauguin Redux
session convenors: Elizabeth C. Childs; Linda Goddard
Lateral (csalateral.org) is a peer-reviewed, open access journal of the Cultural Studies Association. As of 2016, the Lateral is published on a semiannual basis, fall and spring.
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Call for abstracts
Narrating Emotions (EPSSE)
Workshop date: April 21-22, 2017
Organizing institution: European Philosophical Society for the Study of Emotions (EPSSE)
We invite participants to discuss how attitudes about race influence and challenge the classroom environment in American universities. Questions to consider: How does the current post-racial discourse influence discussions of race in historical and contemporary contexts? What pedagogical strategies have been successful? What has not worked? In what ways do both students and instructors contextualize race within the classroom and in the larger university setting?
For more information contact Johanna Rossi Wagner at email@example.com.
To submit, go to the NeMLA CFP list: https://www.cfplist.com/nemla/Home/S/16433
From April 5-7, 2017, the interdisciplinary Research Institute for the Humanities CLUE+ at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam organises a three-day international conference on resonances of the work of the critical theorist and philosopher Judith Butler.
Critical Theory in the Humanities: Resonances of the Work of Judith Butler
Special guest speakers: Judith Butler, Achille Mbembe, Jean-Luc Nancy
Keynote speakers: Adriana Cavarero, Erika Fischer-Lichte, Amelia Jones, Charlotte Witt
edits; believes in reaching the knowledge to most of the seekers. With this motto we are happy to launch two journals which would act as a platform from where ideas would emanate. Ideas are not effective till they reach too many heads, and keeping a knowledge restricted within the pay walls is nothing less than an epistemic violence. So our publications are open access and will certainly remain so.
Verge Issue 3.2 - Between Asia and Latin America: New Transpacific Perspectives
Edited by Andrea Bachner (Cornell University) and Pedro Erber (Cornell University)