Medical Humanities: Reading the Body in the Medicine, Literature and the Visual Arts
Initial abstracts due: October 15, 2015
Contributors informed of decision no later than: October 22, 2015
Full submissions due: December 1, 2015
All abstracts should be submitted online at spectrajournal.org
The editors of SPECTRA: the ASPECT Journal invite scholarly work in all areas of social, political, ethical and cultural thought for the Fall 2015 issue. We are interested in work that is thoroughly transdisciplinary, valuing multiple systems of knowledges and engaging in discussions that interpolate critical thought and concrete action.
Trajectories of inquiry may include theoretical, critical, empirical, and performative explorations of issues that transcend disciplinary boundaries.
Poetic form is marked by regularities, such as metre, rhyme, verse length, the structure and interdependence of stanzas, and myriad other features. Even where poetry discards or deflects such regularities, for instance by changes of metre, free rhythms, non-rhyming verses or unconventional schemata, they are still echoed within the form: we usually define unconventional and irregular poetic forms by their absence of regularities, thereby implicitly highlighting the resulting gap even where it becomes poetically productive.
How and where do Francophone voices speak? Where are they silent? How do linguistic and cultural expressions define what is French and what is Francophone? Are these two terms simultaneously inclusive and exclusive of one another and of other selves, places and languages that they encounter? This NeMLA panel hopes to explore the relationship between identity and voice in digital media (web, social platforms, e-books, audio, video, etc.) in French-speaking spaces that cross national, linguistic and/or cultural borders either intentionally or implicitly. Does digital media offer ways to investigate Francophone identities not available in other forms?
Call for Papers : American Comparative Literature Association, 2016
Seminar: Proustian Awareness: Seeing, Reading, Listening, with the author of la recherche
Location: Harvard University, Cambridge, MA
Dates: 17-20 March, 2016
Abstract submission deadline: 23 September, 2015
Religion in the Age of Enlightenment (RAE). now in its fifth volume, is a scholarly annual published by AMS Press. RAE publishes scholarly examinations of (1) religion and religious attitudes and practices during the age of Enlightenment; (2) the impact of the Enlightenment on religion, religious thought, and religious experience; and (3) the ways religion informed Enlightenment ideas and values, from a range of disciplinary perspectives, including, but not limited to, history, theology, literature, philosophy, the social and physical sciences, economics, and the law.
Two Panel Call For Papers at the 2016 Irish Association for American Studies/British Association of American Studies Conference at Queen's University, Belfast (7-9 April 2016)
Border Crossings and Revolutions
Pedagogy, In Theory
Organizers: Carolyn Laubender and Chase Gregory, Duke University
Abstracts (250-300words) & CVs due through the ACLA portal (http://www.acla.org/seminar/pedagogy-theory) by 9/23
While narratives of "savage war" along the borders of wilderness and civilization are not unique to the United States, Americans' tendency to assign those stories mythic significance is.
CALL FOR PAPERS
NUMBING THE PAIN: AESTHETICS AND ANAESTHETICS OF GLOBAL MEXICO
ACLA 2016, Harvard University. March 17-20, 2016
Organizers: Marcela Romero Rivera, Hobart and William Smith Colleges and Maximillian Alvarez, University of Michigan.
Deadline for submissions: September 23rd, 2015.
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Submit a paper at: http://www.acla.org/node/5246