Millennial of cultural and scholarly interest in the human body as a site of desires and appetites, pleasures and pains, as well as gendered subjectivities have informed the histories of sex and sexuality across disciplines, including art, history, literary studies, medicine, philosophy, psychology, and sociology.
Green Letters 22,1 (2018) Crime Fiction and Ecology
Green Letters: Studies in Ecocriticism is the journal of ASLE-UKI (the UK-Ireland branch of the Association for the Study of Literature and the Environment). It is a peer-reviewed journal published by Routledge and supported by Bath Spa University and the University of Worcester. Green Letters explores interdisciplinary interfaces between humans and the natural and built environment. Submissions are now invited for a themed issue ‘Crime Fiction and Ecology’ to be edited by Joseph Walton (University of Surrey) and Samantha Walton (Bath Spa University).
Home is a key arena where changes in contemporary societies become a lived experience for the individual. Forms of homemaking can be regarded as a way of dealing with social transformations, whether by positing home as a safe space immune to change, or by adapting it to the requirements of modernization and globalization. The issue of (voluntary or forced) mobility looms large in debates on home, as, for instance, the current migration crisis or the demand for maximum flexibility and mobility of employees in the neoliberal economy shows.
Digital Humanities Summer Institute 2017 | DHSI Colloquium
Call for Papers | http://dhsicolloquium.org
Proposals are now being accepted for presentations at the Digital Humanities Summer Institute Colloquium, to be held in June 2017 at the University of Victoria. Open to all, the DHSI Colloquium offers an opportunity to present research and projects within an engaging, collegial atmosphere. Submissions are peer-reviewed, with participants subsequently invited to contribute to a DHSI-themed special issue in an open-access journal.
The Stories We Tell: Forceful Discourses and the Veracity of Narrative(s)
An Interdisciplinary Conference
Fourth Annual Interdisciplinary Humanities Graduate Student Conference
University of California, Merced
April 22nd 2017
Keynote Speaker: Dr. Keisha-Khan Y. Perry, Associate Professor of Africana Studies, Brown University
Movement and Mobility: An Interdisciplinary Graduate Symposium
Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi
April 27th-28th, 2017
Deadline for Abstracts: Friday, January 27th
Department of English Studies, University of Bielsko-Biala, Poland is pleased to announce the international conference:
Rethinking directions in language teaching and researching
Bielsko-Biala, 8-9 June 2017
“Imagined Forms: Modeling and Material Culture” November 17-18, 2017
A symposium hosted by the Center for Material Culture Studies, University of Delaware, and the Hagley Museum and Library, Delaware
Johanna Drucker, UCLA
Peter Galison, Harvard University
Writing as a Way of Being HumanAssembly for Expanded Perspectives on Learning2017 Summer Conference YMCA of the Rockies, Estes Park, COJune 22-25, 2017 Inspired by keynote speaker Robert Yagelski’s Writing as a Way of Being, the Assembly for Expanded Perspectives on Learning (AEPL)’s summer 2017 conference will bring together teachers, writers, and scholars from a variety of institutions, K-PhD, to investigate and enact what Yagelski calls the “potentially transformative inquiry into self and world that writing can be.” The hu
Bordeaux Montaigne University, 9-10 November 2017