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Scenographic Things / Scenography Objects

Saturday, February 7, 2015 - 8:11am
Siobhan O'Gorman

This day-long performance research seminar brings together a range of scholars and arts practitioners from the intersecting fields of theatre, performance, design and visual arts. Scenographic Things / Scenography Objects focuses on two connected, topical issues within the field: scenography's materiality and status as a craft; and its potential to 'object' – to challenge tradition through its material and visual aesthetics – as part of theatre, performance or political activism.


Saturday, February 7, 2015 - 6:32am


Filolog (Philologist) is a peer-reviewed, interdisciplinary journal with an international Editorial Board.

We are calling for papers dealing with contemporary literary, cultural, and language theories and/or their applications to particular works for the third issue of our journal. We would also welcome papers dealing with meta-theories and their significance for the human and social sciences, as well as reviews of the most recent books in the field of cultural, language and literary theories and criticism.

Papers should be a maximum of 7.000 words, and use the New Harvard Citation System. Papers must include abstracts and key words. Authors should also provide a short bio (up to 20 lines).

Silence! McGill AHCS Graduate Student Conference (24/04/15)

Friday, February 6, 2015 - 6:15pm
McGill University Department of Art History and Communications

McGill Art History and Communication Studies Graduate Student Conference
CFP Deadline: March 1st, 2015.
Conference Date: April 24, 2015.
McGill University, Montréal

Silence itself—the things one declines to say, or is forbidden to name, the discretion that is required between different speakers—is less the absolute limit of discourse, the other side from which it is separated by a strict boundary, than an element that functions alongside the things said, with them and in relation to them within over-all strategies. [...]There is not one but many silences, and they are an integral part of the strategies that underlie and permeate discourses. (Michel Foucault, The History of Sexuality Vol. 1: An Introduction )

CFP: Undergraduate Conference on Religion & Culture

Friday, February 6, 2015 - 4:39pm
The Department of Religion at Syracuse University

CFP: Undergraduate Conference on Religion & Culture

Second Undergraduate Conference on Religion and Culture

Syracuse University | March 28, 2015 | Syracuse, NY

The Department of Religion at Syracuse University will host its second annual "Undergraduate Conference on Religion and Culture" on Saturday, March 28, 2015. The goals of the conference are to recognize and encourage outstanding undergraduate work, and to provide undergraduate students with an opportunity to contribute to a broader academic conversation.

Seepersad & Sons: Naipaulian Creative Synergies, September 6-8, 2015, Trinidad, W.I.

Friday, February 6, 2015 - 12:12pm
Friends of Mr Biswas in collaboration with the Dept of Literary, Cultural and Communication Studies, UWI, St. Augustine, Trinidad

Friends of Mr Biswas in collaboration with the Department of Literary, Cultural and Communication Studies, The University of the West Indies, St Augustine is pleased to issue this call for papers for an interactive conference on the work of the three Naipauls - Seepersad and his sons, Vidia and Shiva. The conference on the theme: Seepersad and Sons: Naipaulian Creative Synergies will convene from September 6th. to 8th. 2015 on the St. Augustine Campus of the University of the West Indies, with field trips and public lectures at the Lion House in Chaguanas and at the Naipaul House in St James, Trinidad and Tobago, West Indies.

Gender Questions Journal CFP

Friday, February 6, 2015 - 2:17am
University of South Africa

Gender Questions is an interdisciplinary academic journal that is published annually by UNISA Press. The journal serves as a forum for scholarly research on all aspects of gender studies, including feminist research, studies in masculinities, LGBT and queer studies. Preference will be given to manuscripts with a solid base in gender theory which is coherently applied. We invite original submissions in the following categories:
• Research articles: 6000 to 8000 words. Please include an abstract of approximately 200 words as well as 4 to 6 keywords
• Book reviews: 1000 to 1500 words
We also welcome submissions from postgraduate students.

Transnational Narratives of Performed Exile and Englishness

Thursday, February 5, 2015 - 10:45pm
Dr. Catalina Florina Florescu, Dyson College of Arts and Sciences, English Department, Pace University

In the PMLA inaugural edition released in 2014, Professor Simon Gikandi of Princeton University published an editorial titled, "Provincializing English," that (in part) constitutes the foundation for my collection. Dr. Gikandi explains that there is no English but Englishes, a concept that is not novel, and yet not fully embraced by and/or employed in the academic circles. As Dr.

The 6th Annual Collin College Undergraduate Interdisciplinary Student Research Conference - April 15 & 16, 2015

Thursday, February 5, 2015 - 9:12pm
The 6th Annual Collin College Undergraduate Interdisciplinary Student Research Conference

Call for Undergraduate Student Research Papers

For presentation at The 6th Annual Collin College Undergraduate Interdisciplinary Student Research Conference – April 15 & 16, 2015

THEME: Research Across the Disciplines
• Including Literature Reviews, Research Papers, Research Manuscripts, Research Reports, Service Learning Research, Scientific Experiment Research, Exploratory Research, etc.

OPEN TO: Undergraduate students at both 2-year and 4-year institutions Students who complete their undergraduate degree in Dec. 2014 are eligible for conference consideration.

CRITERIA FOR SELECTION: Scholarly Work; Defined Justification; Logical Organization; Mastery of Subject; Appropriate Citation Documentation.

Digital America Issue no. 5 | Now Accepting Submissions

Thursday, February 5, 2015 - 7:39pm
Digital America: an online journal on digital culture and American life

Digital America is now accepting submissions for Issue No. 5. We are looking for critical essays, film, artwork, design, and process pieces that question, analyze, and/or hack the tools of digital culture. We are also interested in work that explores how new behaviors and new global networks of power and influence are shaping American life. All submissions should engage American life and digital culture and/or digitization in some way. We encourage creative responses to these parameters as we understand the complexities of engaging "America" in a global, networked world. If you are interested in joining our contributor team, please contact us at

JAWS 40th Anniversary Symposium 17 June 2105 10.00 - 6.00.

Thursday, February 5, 2015 - 5:00pm
Professor Ian Hunter, De Montfort University, Leicester, UK

Proposals for 20 minute papers are invited for a One-Day Symposium to mark the 40th Anniversary of Steven Spielberg's JAWS on Wednesday 17 June 2015 from 10.00 - 6.00.

The Symposium is hosted at the Leicester Media School by The Cinema and Television History (CATH) Research Centre and The Centre for Adaptations, De Montfort University, Leicester, UK. Keynote speaker(s) TBA.

Brief proposals, biographies and a note of institutional affiliation should be sent to Professor Ian Hunter: The deadline for proposals is 31 March 2015.

Papers could be on *any* related topic such as but not restricted to: