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Emerson Society ALA Panels May 2019

updated: 
Monday, October 15, 2018 - 12:38pm
Ralph Waldo Emerson Society
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 11, 2019

The Ralph Waldo Emerson Society will sponsor two panels at the annual meeting of the American Literature Association, to be held May 23-26, Boston, USA.

Panel 1: Emerson and Pedagogy

The Emerson Society are inviting proposals that examine or encourage strategies for teaching Emerson, informed by disciplines other than English or methods other than literary criticism, for example, rhetoric, journalism and media studies, environmental studies, creative writing, philosophy and religion, gender studies, material culture, etc. The society is also interested in receiving proposals that consider pedagogies and approaches that engage the younger generation with the core ideas/ideals of Emerson, reviving them for the current age.

Samaj (Society) and Freedoms - the relevance of Gandhi and Tagore’s Ideas Today

updated: 
Monday, October 15, 2018 - 12:37pm
Manipal University with Edinburgh Napier University
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, January 12, 2019

Collaborative International Conference on Gandhi & Tagore organised by MAHE and Edinburgh Napier University

Hosted by Manipal Academy of Higher Education, Manipal, Karnataka

22 and 23 February 2019

 

Concept Note

Samaj and Freedom(s)  - The relevance of Gandhi and Tagore’s Ideas Today

Seminar: From Life to Afterlives: Creative Re-presentation in the Premodern World

updated: 
Wednesday, October 10, 2018 - 4:01pm
Sewanee Medieval Colloquium
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, November 21, 2018

Organizer: Alison Frazier, University of Texas, Austin

DESCRIPTION:

Across the pre-modern world, biography in all media focused largely on rulers, warrior heroes, and spiritual adepts. Such figures, historical or not, were understood to embody virtues worth preserving, admiring and, on occasion, imitating. Thus, the global phenomena of afterlives: creative re-presentations that aimed to secure the posthumous life, or life-effect, of the hero. The topic of afterlives encourages pursuit of a global and comparative pre-modernity that remains generously local, conceptually and theoretically astute, and disciplinarily diverse.

WSU College of Education 15th Annual Globalization, Diversity, and Education Conference (#GDE19)

updated: 
Wednesday, October 10, 2018 - 3:46pm
Washington State University College of Education
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, November 16, 2018

HEALING THE MIND/BODY/SOUL: COMMUNITY, ACTIVISM, AND JUSTICE IN EDUCATION

“Action on behalf of life transforms. Because the relationship between self and the world is reciprocal, it is not a question of first getting enlightened or saved and then acting. As we work to heal the earth, the earth heals us.” 

― Robin Wall Kimmerer, Braiding Sweetgrass: Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge, and the Teachings of Plants

ANIMAL REMAINS CONFERENCE - APRIL 29-30TH, 2019

updated: 
Wednesday, October 10, 2018 - 4:36pm
Sarah Bezan, The University of Sheffield Animal Studies Research Centre
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, November 23, 2018

ANIMAL REMAINS

 

Biennial Conference of 

The University of Sheffield Animal Studies Research Centre (ShARC)

 

April 29-30th, 2019

Humanities Research Institute, The University of Sheffield, United Kingdom

 

Keynote Speakers: 

Lucinda Cole, The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA

Thom van Dooren, The University of Sydney, Australia

 

Artist in Residence:

Steve Baker, The University of Central Lancashire, UK

 

(Re)defining the Intersection: Hong Kong Textuality

updated: 
Monday, October 15, 2018 - 12:33pm
Interdisciplinary Conference at The University of Sheffield
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, November 10, 2018

“(Re)defining the Intersection: Hong Kong Textuality”

Interdisciplinary Conference at The University of Sheffield

and Creative Reading

24th January 2019

Abstract submission deadline November 10th 2018

 

Bringing together English Literatures, Translation, Creative Writing and Social Science scholarship, this conference examines how we represent Hong Kong space and people, past present and future, and implications Hong Kong’s political and cultural identities. 

CFP: 'No Photos, Please!': the photographic portrait as the mediation of contemporaneity. REVELAR Journal, no.3 (2018)

updated: 
Thursday, October 11, 2018 - 9:31am
REVELAR Journal
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, October 31, 2018

The picture as a representation constitutes the medium/message to communicate/ establish the truth. As a fragment of memory and testimony that the Arts convey from painting to sculpture, the portrait is associated with the concepts of similarity, materiality, and presence configuring, as well, an order. From the rescue of oblivion and death to the legitimation of power, the portrait guarantees the perpetuity of the moment with its solemnity. 

Accessibility in the English Classroom

updated: 
Wednesday, October 10, 2018 - 4:27pm
Association of Canadian College and University Teachers of English (ACCUTE)
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, November 15, 2018

ACCUTE Member-Organized Panel

ACCUTE Conference at Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences June 1-June 4, 2019 University of British Columbia

Panel Organizer: Ann Gagne (Durham College)

Organizing Community: Contract Faculty, the Humanities, and Labour (Round Table)

updated: 
Wednesday, October 10, 2018 - 4:27pm
Association of Canadian College and University Teachers of English (ACCUTE)
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, November 15, 2018

ACCUTE Board-Sponsored Panel

ACCUTE Conference at Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences June 1-June 4, 2019 University of British Columbia

Panel Organizer: Ann Gagne (Durham College)

Call for Book Chapter Proposals: Horror and Politics

updated: 
Wednesday, October 10, 2018 - 3:59pm
Damien Picariello / University of South Carolina Sumter
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, October 15, 2018

CALL FOR BOOK CHAPTER PROPOSALS

We’re seeking chapter-length contributions to an edited volume on horror and politics. The working title for this project is The Politics of Fear: Horror and Political Thought. We’re open to contributions that discuss anything that falls under the umbrella of “horror” (prose fiction, films, television series, comics, poetry, video games, theater, music, etc.) in connection with politics and political thought.

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