This is a CFP on George Orwell, preferably on his dystopian themes and/or writing style. I am editing a collection of critical essays to be proposed for Routledge publishing. The book will be divided into chapters and the project requires at least 7 different contributors.
Turning to the artistically fruitful “wrong” of unrequited love as imagined by George Herbert, Seamus Heaney redresses the utter capriciousness of the art: “I want to profess the surprise of poetry as well as its reliability; I want to celebrate its given, unforeseeable thereness, the way it enters our field of vision and animates our physical and intelligent being….” Poets and writers, artists and musicians have all celebrated the error as evoking the unforeseen possibilities of their craft. (One might be reminded of Elizabeth Bishop’s “Man-Moth.”) Why ought the reader be excluded from the joy, the new knowledges, and the potential political subversiveness of the mistaken reading?
Throughout the 18th, 19th and 20th centuries, and into the 21st, the traveller has been asked to possess an ever-increasing accumulation of documents, manifesting from newly implemented juridical requirements and new technologies of communication and replication. This collection includes tickets, itineraries, packing lists, passports and visas, letters of introduction, bank transfers, and the telegrams received or sent home.
For over the past twenty years, writing studies scholarship has addressed issues of surveillance and privacy within writing infrastructures through course management systems, plagiarism detection software, and social media use in classrooms.
The 21st Century Englishes Conference Planning Committee is happy to announce we have extended our Call for Papers submission deadline to Friday, August 19, 2016. There is still time to submit a proposal for this year’s conference. Please send proposals and questions to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Call for Papers
21st Century Englishes Graduate Student Conference, sponsored by the Rhetoric Society of the Black Swamp, the BGSU Student Chapter of the Rhetoric Society of America
Date: Saturday, October 15, 2016
Location: Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH
The University of Vienna, Faculty of Islamic Education, in cooperation with the University of Bucharest, is organizing the international conference “Religious Education between Radicalism and Tolerance” in Bucharest from the 21st to the 23rd of October 2016.
We are soliciting abstracts for conference papers, which will ultimately be published as chapters in an edited volume.
The papers should connect the topic ‘religious education’ with at least two of the following aspects:
Registration is now live for 'Under the Volcano, 70 Years On: A Malcolm Lowry Conference', 28-29 July 2017, Liverpool John Moores University and Bluecoat, Liverpool
2017 marks the seventieth anniversary of the publication of Malcolm Lowry’s great modernist novel Under the Volcano, and the sixtieth anniversary of Lowry’s death. This two-day international conference will explore the legacy of Lowry’s work, his literary status today and his ongoing role as source of inspiration to creative writers and artists across various disciplines.
CINEMA: JOURNAL OF PHILOSOPHY AND THE MOVING IMAGE shares the CFP for its next issue one more time. But this time with additional news.
Mike Wayne (Brunel University London: http://mikewayne.info) is confirmed as a Guest Editor for this issue on Marx’s Philosophy and the moving image, joining the Managing Editor, Sérgio Dias Branco (University of Coimbra).
Editors: Matthew Hayward and Maebh Long
(University of the South Pacific)
It is well known that the writers of the Latin American “Boom” Generation have influenced authors in emerging nations all over the world. Gabriel García Márquez, for example, played a significant role in shaping the works of Ismail Kadare (Albania), Salman Rushdie (India), and Chinua Achebe (Nigeria). All three of these authors have acknowledged García Márquez as a source of inspiration for their own writings; however, García Márquez’s other contemporaries including Carlos Fuentes, Mario Vargas Llosa, Julio Cortázar and more also influenced countless writers abroad. The main focus of this session is to explore how García Márquez and the other writers of the Latin American “Boom” have made an impact on authors beyond Latin America’s borders.