Call for Papers
Art as Concept and Institution: History and Semiotics of an Evolving Category
Special issue of Punctum
Call for Papers
Annual BAVS conference 2016
CONSUMING (THE) VICTORIANS
Wednesday 31 August to Friday 2 September 2016
Keynotes: Christina Bashford (Illinois) & Frank Trentmann (Birkbeck)
Neo-Victorian Plenary: Patricia Duncker (Manchester)
CALL FOR ART PROJECTS
MILLENNIUM GALLERY: Opening on November 11, 2016
Deadline for submission: January 31, 2016
The PSF2016 in partnership with the Millennium Gallery – a joint effort of Faculty of Fine Arts of Lisbon University and Lusófona University – is calling for artists to submit an artwork to be presented at the group exhibition of the Post-Screen: International Festival of Art, New Media and Cybercultures.
Call for Papers: Ponying the Slovos -
Art-languages and translation corpora in literary criticism
A team of researchers based at Coventry University and the University of Birmingham have been studying how invented languages are translated, using parallel corpus techniques and comparing translations of Anthony Burgess's A Clockwork Orange.
We now invite papers for a special one-day symposium event to be held at Coventry University on 18/3/2016, which will explore and expand upon all the various contexts of this interdisciplinary study.
Possible topics include:
This interdisciplinary international conference, held in the city of Roald Dahl's birth and childhood in his centenary year, 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'.
Gender, Translocality and the City Workshop
February 26-27, 2016
Institute of English and American Studies, University of Debrecen
Ágnes Györke, Senior Lecturer, Department of British Studies
Imola Bülgözdi, Senior Lecturer, North American Department
Since 1977, riverSedge has published the very best art and literature from the South Texas region and beyond. Past artists and authors have included Barry Deutsch, Eleanor L. Bennett, Larry McMurtry, Rolando Hinojosa, Angela de Hoyos, and Sandra Cisneros.
For our upcoming issue, all submissions (except reviews and interviews) will be eligible for contest prizes in three categories: poetry, prose, and art. Here are the full guidelines:
riverSedge 2016 General Submissions/Contest Guidelines
The Texas Center for Working-Class Studies, housed at Collin College, just north of Dallas, is pleased to announce a one-day Working-Class Studies conference for interested scholars and students. The conference will consist of panels in a range of disciplines and on a variety of issues related to social class and labor issues, both historical and contemporary. The keynote speaker will be noted Working-Class Studies scholar Dr. Sherry Linkon, Professor of English at Georgetown University. Dr. Linkon is the author of several books, including New Working-Class Studies, Steeltown U.S.A.: Work and Memory in Youngstown, and Teaching Working Class.
Call for Papers:
Potential contributors are invited to submit an abstract for a chapter for inclusion in a forthcoming edited volume on the works of Lois McMaster Bujold.
This volume, arising from an inter-disciplinary conference held in Cambridge in August 2014, will explore the works of Hugo and Nebula Award winning writer Lois McMaster Bujold, encompassing both her science fiction and her fantasy novels.
Abstracts are particularly welcome that address issues related to any of the following theoretical perspectives or themes related to the works of Lois McMaster Bujold:
We take our title from W. B. Yeats' poem "Easter, 1916" to invite new takes on an old tune: the relation of aesthetics to politics. This three-day graduate conference at the University of Virginia, featuring poet Paul Muldoon as keynote speaker, will mark the centenary of the Easter Rising in Ireland and invite fresh thinking about how art rises through its occasions.
Today it has become a commonplace within the academy that human artifacts—artistic or otherwise—be considered within the social and material contexts of their production. As Rita Felski has observed, "What word ["context"] could be more ubiquitous in literary and cultural studies: more earnestly invoked, more diligently defended, more devoutly kowtowed to?"