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Popular Culture in Colombia

Tuesday, February 2, 2016 - 4:19pm
Association of Colombianists


Quarterly Horse: A Journal of [brief] American Studies

Tuesday, February 2, 2016 - 3:41pm
Quarterly Horse / Rocky Mountain American Studies Association

We are happy to announce the pending launch of Quarterly Horse: A Journal of [brief] American Studies (

The first online "printing" will be released November 2016 with a celebration at the American Studies Association conference in Denver. With an editorial staff now in place, the journal is currently seeking submissions. Essays will be accepted through our online submission management system (see

Space, Place, and Belonging

Tuesday, February 2, 2016 - 2:47pm
Textual Overtures Graduate Journal

In the preface to Borderlands, Gloria Anzaldúa declares: "I am a border woman." As simple as it sounds, this statement suggests the individual's agency in the social and cultural production of personal identity as it boldly rejects to acknowledge the power of the state in the process.

Affect and its Boundaries - MLA 2017

Tuesday, February 2, 2016 - 1:46pm
Douglas Dowland

To theorize affect is to theorize boundaries: that is, to realize and negotiate between vocabularies and cultures with overlapping and competing taxonomies. As Jonathan Flatley writes in Affective Mapping, "The vocabulary of affect can be confusing, in part because there are many terms—affect, emotion, feeling, passion, mood—and a long history of debate not only about which terms are the right ones and how to distinguish between them, but about what they mean in the first place. And while there is a great deal of excellent recent work on affect in several disciplines....this does not mean that a general consensus, or even a common conversation, has emerged" (12).

The Other 1916 Conference - June 3rd 2016 - IADT Dun Laoghaire, Dublin

Tuesday, February 2, 2016 - 12:16pm
Institute of Art, Design and Technology Dun Laoghaire, Dublin

The Other 1916 Conference

Dun Laoghaire Institute of Art Design and Technology
June 3rd 2016

Call for Papers

The years 1916-1922 saw the nascent Irish nation take shape between the Easter Rising and the birth of the Irish Free State. The same years also function as a crucible for literary and artistic modernism, in which the relatively lean publication year of 1916 helps forge the explosion of publishing activity associated with modernism's annus mirabilis, 1922. This conference seeks to re-evaluate narratives of 1916 within each of these contexts, with a particular focus on what has often been occluded from each of these narratives.

The First of May: Politics in the Victorian Imagination

Tuesday, February 2, 2016 - 9:55am
The Gladstone Centre at Gladstone's Library

An international, interdisciplinary conference that brings together scholars from across the arts and humanities to explore the array of imaginative responses to the Victorian political environment.

The Modern Body 1830-Present, 3rd June 2016

Tuesday, February 2, 2016 - 5:21am
University of York, Centre for Modern Studies

When Henry David Thoreau writes that: 'We are all sculptors and painters, and our material is our own flesh and blood and bones', he attests how the body and expression are intrinsically linked. Bodies become not only a central subject, but a way in which we see and talk about other things. Bodies are not only created, but perform, communicate and create.