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The Ageless Agatha Christie: Adaptations and Afterlives

Monday, January 18, 2016 - 12:05pm
University of Exeter

Call for Papers

The Ageless Agatha Christie: Adaptations and Afterlives

A One-Day Conference at the University of Exeter, Monday 20th June 2016

Confirmed Keynotes
Sophie Hannah, author of Hercule Poirot mysteries
Dr Mark Aldridge, Southampton Solent University

Current Research in Speculative Fiction [CRSF] 2016

Monday, January 18, 2016 - 9:58am
Current Research in Speculative Fiction [CRSF]

Current Research in Speculative Fiction [CRSF] 2016

with keynotes from:
Dr Caroline Edwards (Birkbeck, University of London)
Dr Patricia Wheeler (University of Hertfordshire)

VPFA 8th annual conference: Victorian Popular Genres, 14-15th July 2016

Monday, January 18, 2016 - 4:55am
Victorian Popular Fiction Association

Victorian Popular Genres, 14-15th July 2016

Keynote Speaker – Dr Joanne Knowles (Liverpool John Moores University)

Keynote Speaker – Dr Andrew Maunder (University of Hertfordshire)

Exhibition – 'Popular Victorian & Edwardian Fiction: From Cheaper, to Cheap, and then to Cheapest', Curated by John Spiers

Call for Papers

[UPDATE] Call for submissions: Symbolism. An International Annual of Critical Aesthetics

Monday, January 18, 2016 - 1:49am
Symbolism. An International Annual of Critical Aesthetics

The editors invite contributions to Symbolism. An International Annual of Critical Aesthetics, an interdisciplinary, peer-reviewed journal dedicated to pursuing fundamental questions on the forms and functions of the symbolic. Symbolism publishes high-profile research on topics related to the use of figurative language, thought and signification in artistic expression and representation. While maintaining a strong literary focus, the annual also inquires into practices of the symbolic across discourses in media ranging from the cinema and painting to opera, sculpture and other arts.


Sunday, January 17, 2016 - 9:29pm
Socrates: Scholarly research Journal

Socrates Journal invites Authors/Researchers to submit their research papers for consideration of publication in the regular Issues of the Journal.

We accept paper submission from 22 Disciplines and 3 languages (English- Hindi- Persian).
It is recommended for Authors to read our Editorial Policies and Current Openings for submission before making paper submission.
There is no Article Submission fee,No Article Processing fee and no Publication Fees
Papers would be selected on the basis of authenticity, originality and depth of research.
Authors should provide complete Metadata for their paper whenever they make a paper submission.
Deadline For Regular Paper Submission: February 15, 2016

Troubling Queerness: New Directions in Queer of Color Critique

Sunday, January 17, 2016 - 2:31pm
Northwestern University QPGSA

Queer studies is at a crossroads. The Supreme Court's decision on marriage equality, in conjunction with unparalleled advances in political inclusion, and widespread visibility for queer and transgender people have greatly influenced the public sphere. At the same time, recent theoretical turns away from anti-normativity as a guiding principle have called into question the utility of the appellation 'queer.' Tensions between the extreme levels of violence and poverty for people at the margins of "queerness," particularly trans people of color, and this widespread visibility and political inclusion, raise important questions for queer studies today.

NGender 2016 Conference: Liberation, Struggle and Resistance (May 18, 2016 - University of Sussex)

Sunday, January 17, 2016 - 1:45pm
NGender - University of Sussex Gender and Sexuality Research Collective

We are delighted to announce that NGender will host its third annual conference on Wednesday 18th May 2016, generously supported by the University of Sussex Doctoral School's Researcher-Led Inititative (RLI) Fund.

NGender is a research collective of postgraduate students at the University of Sussex with interests in gender and sexuality research. The annual conference has become a brilliant way of sharing ideas with a wider network of researchers and activists. This year, the conference is open to all practitioners, activists, students, academics and researchers interested in theory, experience, and interpretations of "liberation", "struggle" and "resistance" in relation to gender and sexualities.

Mediterranean at Large

Sunday, January 17, 2016 - 8:55am
Politics. Rivista di Studi Politici

Cfp #5 (1/2016)

Chapter Proposals for "Transecology: Transgender Perspectives on the Environment"

Saturday, January 16, 2016 - 6:39pm
D. Vakoch / California Institute of Integral Studies

Chapter proposals are invited for the edited book Transecology: Transgender Perspectives on the Environment, due by March 1, 2016. This volume will explore the intersection between transgender studies and ecology, with contributions from an international group of scholars representing a range of disciplines in the humanities and social sciences, including but not limited to such fields as literary criticism, gender studies, environmental studies, history, philosophy, religious studies, women's studies, anthropology, sociology, psychology, economics, geography, and political science. Chapters exploring any of the world's literary traditions, within any genre and during any period, are especially welcome.