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Imperial Middlebrow

Wednesday, January 13, 2016 - 10:22am
University of Reading

Imperial Middlebrow: Cross-colonial encounters and expressions of power in middlebrow literature and culture, 1890-1940

University of Reading, 8-10 September 2016

Professor Christoph Ehland, University of Paderborn, and Dr Kate Macdonald, University of Reading


[UPDATE- DEADLINE EXTENDED] Roald Dahl Centenary Conference 16th-18th June 2016

Wednesday, January 13, 2016 - 9:55am
Cardiff University

This interdisciplinary international conference, held in Cardiff, the city of Roald Dahl's birth and childhood, in his centenary year (16th-18th June 2016), will give further impetus to the substantial critical attention devoted to the author's work by seeking new ways of understanding his achievement and place in twentieth- and twenty-first-century culture, broadly considered. The emphasis will be on defamiliarizing Dahl in the very act of bringing him 'home'.


Wednesday, January 13, 2016 - 8:04am

2nd Global Meeting

Call for Participation 2016

Monday 18th July – Wednesday 20th July 2016
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Electronic Literature and Narrative Theory (June 16-18, 2016)

Tuesday, January 12, 2016 - 10:55pm
Narrative Conference and ebr (Electronic Book Review)

Narrative conference and ebr are seeking proposals that explore the relations between the study of electronic literature and the study of narrative theory. Scholarly and critical essays are welcome that address the influence of the network on the project of the humanities, the continually emerging field of electronic literature, and the ways in which the Digital Humanities grapple with (or sideline?) literature, elements of print and screen, and the production of literary works across extended networks..

Digital America Issue no. 7 | Now Accepting Submissions

Tuesday, January 12, 2016 - 8:33pm
Digital America: an online journal on digital culture and American life

Digital America is now accepting submissions for Issue No. 7. We are looking for critical essays, film, artwork, design, reviews, 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.

[UPDATE] Representing the Misrepresented: Interdisciplinary Approaches to Misinformation, Unreliability, and Marginalization

Tuesday, January 12, 2016 - 7:43pm
Indiana University of Pennsylvania English Graduate Organization

IUP EGO 2016 Annual Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference CFP

Representing the Misrepresented: Interdisciplinary Approaches to Misinformation, Unreliability, and Marginalization

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Sophia McClennen, Associate Director for the School of International Affairs and Professor of Comparative Literature and International Affairs at The Pennsylvania State University

"Race, Politics, and the Humanities in an Age of 'Posts'" Special Issue June 1, 2016

Tuesday, January 12, 2016 - 12:00pm
Humanities (an international, peer-reviewed, open access quarterly journal)

This Special Issue comes at a time when the humanities face conceptual, theoretical, and ethical challenges from within their own ranks, as post-racial and post-human discourses problematize or reject many of their foundational principles. The defining boundaries of both "race" and "human" have been radically called into question, challenging us to rethink classificatory systems that found hierarchical relationships between, for example, the "fully human" and sub-human or non-human others. What is at stake for the humanities in this presumably post-racial, post-human age, and, in particular, how are we to reimagine racial equality or human rights as sustainable political projects?

CALL FOR PROPOSALS: "Truth, Lies, and Manufacturing Memory"

Monday, January 11, 2016 - 10:41pm
Humber College and the International Festival of Authors

"Truth, Lies, and Manufacturing Memory" October 28-29, 2016

Humber College's School of Liberal Arts and Sciences of Toronto, Canada in association with the International Festival of Authors (IFOA) will be presenting its third annual interdisciplinary conference "Truth, Lies, and Manufacturing Memory." The International Festival of Authors (IFOA), one of the most celebrated literary festivals in the world, is located at the Harbourfront Centre, one of downtown Toronto's major cultural and artistic venues.