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Confusion

updated: 
Wednesday, September 6, 2017 - 4:02pm
Glossolalia, Yale Divinity School's graduate journal of religion
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, October 30, 2017

CFP: FALL 2017 EDITION OF GLOSSOLALIA

Glossolalia, Yale Divinity School’s peer-reviewed graduate journal, is pleased to announce its call for papers for inclusion in the Fall 2017 edition, on the theme of “Confusion.”

Producing the Sacred: Exchanges between Sociology of Religion and Literature

updated: 
Thursday, September 7, 2017 - 12:15pm
Annual convention of the American Comparative Literature Association (ACLA), Los Angeles, March 29-April 1, 2018
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, September 21, 2017

https://www.acla.org/seminar/producing-sacred-exchanges-between-sociology-religion-and-literature

Whereas religious study often dwells with the theological question of how the sacred has been revealed to humanity, sociologists of religion Emile Durkheim and Max Weber preferred to ask how the sacred is made and remade within a society. For them, human activity assumes a power sometimes attributed to supernatural forces: the power to produce the sacred.

ACLA 2018-The Story of Memory: Remembering, Forgetting, and Unreliable Narrators (UCLA, 3/29-4/1, 2018)

updated: 
Thursday, September 7, 2017 - 1:19pm
ACLA
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, September 21, 2017

CFP: ACLA 2018

The Story of Memory: Remembering, Forgetting, and Unreliable Narrators

UCLA, Los Angeles, CA

March 29-April 1, 2018

Abstract Submission Deadline: September 21st , 2017

 

Contact: Mavis Tseng

Assistant Professor, Taipei Medical University

mavistseng@tmu.edu.tw

maviscomplit@gmail.com

 

 

 “We talk about our memories, but should perhaps talk more about our forgettings, even if that is a more difficult – or logically impossible – feat.”

Julian Barnes, Nothing to Be Frightened of

 

Radio and Audio Media, PCA/ACA Conf. Indianapolis March 2018

updated: 
Thursday, September 7, 2017 - 10:41am
Radio and Audio Media Area, Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, October 1, 2017

POPULAR CULTURE AMERICAN CULTURE ASSOCIATION CONFERENCE

MARCH 27-31, INDIANAPOLIS, INDIANA

 

RADIO AND AUDIO MEDIA AREA

DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION:  OCTOBER 1, 2017

 

Metacritic Journal for Comparative Studies and Theory - Call for papers

updated: 
Thursday, September 7, 2017 - 10:40am
Babes-Bolyai University, Cluj-Napoca
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 15, 2017

Metacritic Journal for Comparative Studies and Theory

 

issue 3.2, December 2017

Call for papers

 Every December issue of the Metacritic Journal for Comparative Studies and Theory will be a non-themed collection of papers written by established scholars and young researchers alike, welcoming contributions which detail results of conceptual and analytical work, as well as reviews of books published 3 years in advance, the earliest. Would-be contributors are invited to send articles illustrating the complexities of their field of choice, engaging with literary and cultural theory so as to promote reading in a customized framework that privileges interdisciplinarity and self-reflection.

Ecology of Disaster (ACLA 2018)

updated: 
Thursday, September 7, 2017 - 12:15pm
Isabel Sobral Campos
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, September 20, 2017

This is a CFP for presentations for the 2018 American Comparative Literature Association in Los Angeles, March 29 - April 1.

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Extreme weather. Defaunation and the sixth mass extinction. The great Pacific garbage patch. Desertification. Coral bleaching. Catastrophic climate change.

The Geological Turn

updated: 
Thursday, September 7, 2017 - 12:02pm
American Comparative Literature Association
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, September 21, 2017

Submissions for a seminar at the annual ACLA conference, March 29-April 1 at UCLA.

 

Have the humanities taken a geological turn? Recent work across multiple disciplines - including philosophy, literary studies, and anthropology, to name only a few - has sought to reframe the contemporary historical moment within the deep timescales of the planet. From this dizzying perspective, scholars seek to reconfigure the relation between materiality and time: narrating the longue duréeof modernization through Earth's deep time materials (coal, oil, gold, etc.), even as humankind’s Earth-transforming activities are written into the geological record of the Anthropocene.

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