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The Contradiction of Youth: Children and Childhood in Culture

updated: 
Monday, October 30, 2017 - 11:20am
University of Southern Mississippi English Graduate Organization
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 15, 2018

The Contradiction of Youth: Children and Childhood in Culture

April 13-14 2018

University of Southern Mississippi

 

 

 

“You can’t pick out the pieces you like and leave the rest. Being part of the whole thing, that’s the blessing.” -Tuck Everlasting, Natalie Babbit

 

“I don't think I'm essentially interested in children's books. I'm interested in writing, and in pictures. I'm interested in people and in children because they are people.” -Margaret Wise Brown

 

CfP for the Panel: Art as Cultural Diplomacy, Florence, 11 – 12 December 2017

updated: 
Tuesday, October 31, 2017 - 9:03am
Dorian Isone/Euroacademia
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, November 10, 2017

Call for Papers for the Panel:

 Art as Cultural Diplomacy: (Re)Constructing Notions of Eastern and Western Europe

 

As part of the 6th Euroacademia International Conference

‘The European Union and the Politicization of Europe’

Florence, Italy, 11-12 December 2017

 

Deadline: 10th of November 2017

Panel Proposed by Cassandra Sciortino, University of California, Santa Barbara

 

Panel Description:

Art as Cultural Diplomacy: (Re)Constructing Notions of Eastern and Western Europe

 

Ethics of Comedy

updated: 
Monday, October 30, 2017 - 11:17am
Steven A. Benko
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 7, 2018

What makes a joke right or wrong? When is it good or bad to laugh? The rights and wrongs of a joke can be expressed in political terms: a joke is politically incorrect or it exploits a marginalized group of people. Alternatively, a joke can be inappropriate or mean-spirited. A joke can make someone feel bad about their race, ethnicity, religion, socio-economic status, body, gender identity, and the list can go on and on. Laughter can hurt someone’s feelings, reveal that the laugher lacks manners, or maybe holds to racist, sexist, or other offensive views.

Hype, Transmission, and Truth: Bristol Centre for Medieval Studies 2018 Conference

updated: 
Tuesday, December 5, 2017 - 4:47am
Bristol Centre for Medieval Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 15, 2017

 

Bristol Centre for Medieval Studies Postgraduate Conference 2018

 

“Hype, Transmission, and Truth in the Middle Ages”

Friday 23rd - Saturday 24th February 2018

 

 

How were medieval concepts, truths, and beliefs conceived, recorded, transmitted, received and understood? How were these processes influenced by religion, society, culture, politics, economics, and the environment?

 

 

Prospective speakers are invited to submit abstracts of 300 words for 20-minute papers, panels, or sessions; 100 words for flash papers or poster presentations. Suggested topics include, but are not limited to:

[UPDATE] Extended Deadline Nov. 15, 2017, SWPACA Conference Feb. 7-10, 2018 Motor Culture and the Road

updated: 
Monday, October 23, 2017 - 1:36pm
Southwest Popular/American Culture Association
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, November 17, 2017

Call for Papers – DEADLINE EXTENDED!

Motor Culture and the Road

Southwest Popular / American Culture Association (SWPACA)

 

39th Annual Conference, February 7-10, 2018

Hyatt Regency Hotel & Conference Center

Albuquerque, New Mexico

http://www.southwestpca.org

Proposal submission deadline: November 15, 2017

FSNNA Conference: Fandom—Past, Present, Future

updated: 
Monday, October 23, 2017 - 2:35pm
Fan Studies Network North America
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, February 15, 2018

Fan Studies Network North America is proud to announce its first conference:

Fandom—Past, Present, Future

DePaul University, Chicago, IL
October 25-27, 2018


 

OUR STORIES: Central Illinois Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference 2018

updated: 
Monday, October 23, 2017 - 1:32pm
Central Illinois Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference at Illinois State University
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 1, 2017

The second annual Central Illinois Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference, hosted by the Society of English Graduate Scholars, is now accepting presentation proposals. This year’s conference theme is “Our Stories.” The conference will be held at Illinois State University, March 23 & 24 2018.

Palimpsest: Yale Graduate Literary and Arts Magazine, Vol. IX: TRANS [ . . . ]

updated: 
Monday, October 23, 2017 - 1:30pm
Brandon Menke, Editor / Palimpsest: Yale Graduate Literary & Arts Magazine
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, November 30, 2017

Palimpsest is a biannual print publication run by graduate and professional students at Yale University, featuring fiction, poetry, visual art, nonfiction, and media related to architecture and music.

We are pleased to announce the call for submissions for our upcoming issue, Volume IX: TRANS [       ].

InVisible Culture 29: "Beyond Love"

updated: 
Monday, October 23, 2017 - 1:30pm
InVisible Culture Journal
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 15, 2018

“Beyond Love” – Issue 29

 

For its twenty-ninth issue, InVisible Culture: An Electronic Journal for Visual Culture invites scholarly articles and creative works that address the complex and multiple meanings of love.

 

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