"Let me tell you something. There's no nobility in poverty. I've been a poor man, and I've been a rich man. And I choose rich every time" – Leonardo DeCaprio as Jordan Belfort, The Wolf of Wall Street (2013)
CALL FOR PAPERS
Rethinking Hegemony and Domination in Translation
Special Issue of Target – International Journal of Translation Studies
Guest edited by Stefan Baumgarten and Yan Ying (Bangor University, Wales, UK), and Jordi Cornellà-Detrell (Glasgow University)
CFP MSA 17, November 19-22, 2015. Boston, MA. Westin, Copley Place
The theme for MSA's 17th annual convention is revolution. The articulation of revolution is of particular interest – manners of expression and mediums of the propagation of "revolution" in any form offer insight and new avenues into the modern era. This CFP seeks proposals that explore revolutionary rhetoric in the early twentieth century: gender, political, scientific, socio-cultural, racial, artistic, print/media, and literary. Interdisciplinary approaches strongly encouraged. Please send proposal and 3 sentence bio to email@example.com by April 15th, 2015.
UP-COMING ISSUE : Vol 2, No 4 (2014) Issue - December
Socrates Journal invites Authors/Researchers and institutions to submit their research papers, manuscripts and proceedings for consideration of publication in the up-coming Issues of the Journal. We cover various disciplines and multiple languages, which provides better options to the Authors.
The University of North Texas Graduate Students in English Association (GSEA) invites submissions for its annual graduate student conference, to be held March 27-28, 2015. The GSEA welcomes submissions on a variety of topics related to literary criticism, literary theory, cultural studies, material criticism, composition and rhetoric, technical communication, English pedagogy, poetry, fiction, and creative non-fiction. Papers/readings should last no more than 15 minutes.
We encourage authors to submit individual paper proposals as well as proposals for panels of three related presentations.
Disseminating Dress: Britain and the Fashion World
University of York, UK
28th-30th May 2015
Confirmed Keynote Speakers:
• Christopher Breward,
University of Edinburgh & Edinburgh College of Art
• Peter McNeil, University of Technology, Sydney &
University of Sweden
• Marcia Pointon, University of Manchester
• Jennie Batchelor, University of Kent
• Ulinka Rublack, University of Cambridge
• Anna Reynolds, The Royal Collection
Call for Papers
'When […] does occupation become possession? Who has a right to occupy what space? Who must work for whom? What happens in our society to those who can't—or simply won't—work? What obligations do we have to those who prefer not to fit into the system, or run on the hamster's wheel?' Jonathan D. Greenberg.
SULEYMAN DEMIREL UNIVERSITY
in collaboration with
CANKAYA UNIVERSITY (TURKEY)
4th International Conference on Language, Literature, and Culture - B/Orders Unbound: Transgressing the Limit in Arts and Humanities
7-8 May 2015
Keynote Speaker: Prof.Dr.Abdulrazak Gurnah(University of Kent)
CULTURE AND ENVIRONMENT
SAGES Third Annual Interdisciplinary Student Conference
The University of Akron, Ohio
March 5, 2015
The Society of Akron Graduate English Scholars is pleased to announce a call for papers for its upcoming interdisciplinary conference on March 5, 2015. We welcome creative writers and scholars from various disciplines to discuss the theme, "Culture and Environment." This free conference is open to both undergraduate and graduate students.
We invite scholarship and reflection addressing one or more elements of culture and environment, while simultaneously exploring the relationship(s) between these forces.
**KEYNOTE SPEAKER JAMES P. GEE**
Come see one of the foremost names in literacy studies and discourse analysis (James P. Gee, of course!) while thawing out in the warm desert sun.
Conference date: February 6th & 7th, 2015
Submission Deadline: December 20th, 2014
Our theme for the 2015 interdisciplinary SWES conference is "Transitions" and what that means to the disciplines we work in - across English, the Humanities, Arts, Business, Politics, Sciences, Social spheres, and Technology. The concept is often relevant to scholars in many fields and especially to those whose work straddles the boundaries of one or more disciplines.
Studies in the Novel welcomes proposals for its Fall 2016 special issue on any topic pertaining to the novel, from its origins to the present. Previous special issues have focused on a specific author (David Foster Wallace, Willa Cather) or on a particular category, subgenre, or theme (South African Novel, terrorism, the Graphic Novel). However, we welcome proposals that take a more innovative approach to the tried and true focus on individual novelists or subgenres.
Proposal deadline: February 6, 2015
Contact: Send proposals and questions to firstname.lastname@example.org
Prospective guest editors should submit a proposal that provides:
Don DeLillo Society
2015 American Literature Association Annual Conference.
May 21-24, 2015.
At this point in his career, Don DeLillo occupies a fascinating position in literary history, between modernist experimentation and the after of postmodernism, between the wide cultural changes of the immediate postwar decades and the similarly wrenching shifts of the 2000s, a widely-taught author in the Program Era who has never held an academic position, a darling of the high theory moment whose work continues to be relevant.
For a panel at the 2015 ALA sponsored by the Don DeLillo society, proposals are invited for papers that look at any aspect of DeLillo's influences and his influence.
For the April 2015 issue of the Ethos journal, we invite submissions of original scholarly work that consider topics relevant to the project's broad intellectual interests in the arts, humanities, and public ethics. This "open" issue will publish essays exploring literary texts, the academy, contemporary music, and trends in cultural criticism or "theory," particularly as these topics are inflected by wider social or political concerns. Interested contributors are encouraged to browse through our digital archive of forum posts and journal issues to learn more about the range of topics featured on the project.
The study of the indirect transmission of the meaning produced in a consciously and / or unconsciously manner, that is to say, "symbolic communication" – syntagm that in itself is an undeniable tautology – engages in communication sciences the conceptual, methodological and epistemological acquis of the research on the symbolic conducted not only in the territories of the humanities and social sciences but also in natural sciences as well. Thus, in the communication sciences, the symbolic is at the very heart of various scientific discourses and the constructions of the research objects that convene their theories to different degrees in the fields such as the philosophy, semiotics, sociology, phenomenology, anthropology, history or hermeneutics.