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Translation & Philosophy|Philosophy & Translation

updated: 
Tuesday, May 31, 2016 - 4:13pm
full name / name of organization: 
David M. Spitzer, Comparative Literature, Binghamton University (SUNY)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 30, 2016

 

 

In the Holzwege version of “Der Spruch des Anaximander,” Martin Heidegger advances the need to translate oneself prior to undertaking any translation of early Greek thinking (303). At the level of perception Nietzsche locates foundational moments of translation (Übertragungen) at each stage of the movement from stimulation to concept-formation (Über Wahrheit und Lüge §1: 312-17).

Narrating Football in Literary Texts & Films

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Tuesday, May 31, 2016 - 4:12pm
full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Yousef Awad, University of Jordan
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deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, November 1, 2016

Critical Survey

Call for Papers: Narrating Football in Literary Texts & Films

 

Migration, Transnationalism and the Cultural Logic of Global Identity

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Tuesday, May 31, 2016 - 4:12pm
full name / name of organization: 
Susan Flynn University of the Arts, London
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deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, June 15, 2016

Deadline ApproachingMigration, Transnationalism and the Cultural Logic of Global Identity A special issue of the American, British and Canadian Studies Journalfull name / name of organization: Academic Anglophone Society of Romaniacontact email: karina.schneider@ulbsibiu.ro

Guest Editor: Dr. Susan Flynn, University of the Arts, London

[UPDATE] Feasting on Hannibal: An Interdisciplinary Conference

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Tuesday, May 31, 2016 - 4:12pm
full name / name of organization: 
Screen Studies and the School of Culture and Communication, The Faculty of Arts, The University of Melbourne
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deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, June 30, 2016

November 29-30, 2016

http://www.feastingonhannibal.com

 

Keynote Speakers:

Associate Professor Jane Stadler, The University of Queensland

Professor Angela Ndalianis, The University of Melbourne

 

CALL FOR PAPERS - DEADLINE EXTENDED 

YA Literature and Composition

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Tuesday, May 31, 2016 - 4:12pm
full name / name of organization: 
Drs. Tamara Girardi and Abigail Scheg
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, July 1, 2016

While adult book sales have been down for the past few years, sales of young adult titles have increased as much as 30% according to some reports. The turn of the millennium brought an explosion of YA sales with the most notable Harry Potter, Twilight, Hunger Games, and Divergent series. YA sections grew from a few shelves to prominent areas in libraries and major bookstores. In fact, a recent Pew Survey reported that 16-29 year-olds check out library books more than any other group.

UPDATE: Authorship and Audience in Dystopian Film, SAMLA 88 [proposal due June 8; conference Nov 4-6 2016, Jacksonville, FL]

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Tuesday, May 31, 2016 - 4:11pm
full name / name of organization: 
SAMLA Film Studies Group
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, June 8, 2016

From film noir to sci-fi, Terry Gilliam to David Lynch, dystopian narratives continue to hold a prominent place in film across independent, Hollywood, and international film communities. In keeping with the theme of authorship and audience, we seek papers addressing writing, directing, visual style, and performance in dystopian films. Papers on the work of David Lynch or other directors of dystopian films are encouraged, and we especially welcome papers that incorporate close readings of films.

Paper proposals addressing the SAMLA 88 theme are especially welcome; further topic ideas are listed below.

ReFocus: The Films of Albert Brooks

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Tuesday, May 31, 2016 - 4:11pm
full name / name of organization: 
Christian Long / University of Queensland
contact email: 
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, October 1, 2016

ReFocus: The Films of Albert Brooks

Territories, Borders and the New Geography

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Tuesday, May 31, 2016 - 4:10pm
full name / name of organization: 
Glocalism. Journal of Culture, Politics and Innovation
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deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, August 31, 2016

call for papers

 

“Glocalism”, a peer-reviewed, open-access and cross-disciplinary journal, is currently accepting manuscripts for publication. We welcome studies in any field, with or without comparative approach, that address both practical effects and theoretical import.

All articles should be sent to: p.bassetti@globusetlocus.organddavide.cadeddu@unimi.it

 

Articles can be in any language and length chosen by the author, while abstracts and keywords have to be in English.

 

TRANSITIONS – New Directions in Comics Studies

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Tuesday, May 31, 2016 - 4:10pm
full name / name of organization: 
Birkbeck, University of London
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, August 26, 2016

TRANSITIONS – New Directions in Comics Studies
at Birkbeck College, London, on Saturday November 19th 2016.

Organised in collaboration with Comica- London International Comics Festival, Transitions at Birkbeck College is unique in offering a regular comics studies symposium and meeting point in London, a platform for emerging research at an event that is free of charge and open to all. Originally convened by PhD students in 2009, Transitions has become an annual fixture in the UK comics scholars’ calendar.

CFP NeMLA (23-26 March 2017): Comics and Graphic Novels in a Transnational Perspective

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Tuesday, May 31, 2016 - 4:10pm
full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Languages Association
contact email: 
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 30, 2016

Dear Colleagues,

Apologies for cross-posting. Please find below a CFP for next-year's NeMLA conference in Baltimore, MD, March 23-26, 2017. If interested, please submit a 300-word abstract through the following link: https://www.cfplist.com/nemla/Home/S/16284. The submission opens June 15 and ends Septemer 30. Feel free to forward this CFP to anyone who might be interested.

Sincerely,

Julia Ludewig

Social Identity, Affect, and the First-Year Writing Classroom

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Tuesday, May 31, 2016 - 4:10pm
full name / name of organization: 
Northeast MLA convention
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deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 30, 2016

CFP for NeMLA 2017, Baltimore  March 23rd-26th: The first-year writing seminar is a course that fulfills many goals of transitioning students to college-level writing, reading, and discussion. It is one of the first places that students grapple with those “structures of feeling” that gather around social identity and difference. This panel seeks papers that explore pedagogical approaches to affect and social identity in the writing classroom. What approaches help students struggle to write across the gap between feelings, social identity, and analysis? What pedagogies help create spaces of diversity for both feelings and minority identities in the first-year classroom?

Reckonings: Essays on American Revenge Narratives

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Tuesday, May 31, 2016 - 4:10pm
full name / name of organization: 
Kyle Wiggins, editor Boston University
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deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, August 30, 2016

I invite proposals for a collection of essays that examines the theme of revenge in American fiction, film, and television. Vengeance – that quest for violent reciprocity – is one of storytelling’s oldest and most enduring plots. But in the modern American imaginary the familiar shape of retribution assumes a new form. Over and over, avengers on page and screen desire not only blood but also symbolic victories. In Sherman Alexie’s Indian Killer (1996) a troubled protagonist named John Smith yearns to kill the one “white man [who] was responsible for everything that had gone wrong” for Native Americans.

Monsters: Theory, Translation, Transbiology

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Friday, May 27, 2016 - 9:50am
full name / name of organization: 
Monsters and the Monstrous Journal
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, August 15, 2016

From the enduring popularity of narratives such as Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde (1886) to television series such as the anthology American Horror Story, world cultures appear to be obsessed with bodies and psyches deemed “monstrous.” Jeffrey Jerome Cohen, editor of the collection of essays Monster Theory: Reading Culture, proposes that monster’s body is a cultural body, a body that cannot be categorically confined, but exists to problematize and to escape any categories we may create.  In their 2012 text Speaking of Monsters: A Teratological Anthology, editors Caroline Joan (Kay) S.

Public Intellectuals in the Portuguese-Speaking World

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Thursday, May 26, 2016 - 3:27pm
full name / name of organization: 
NeMLA
contact email: 
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 30, 2016

This panel explores texts and ideas by public intellectuals in the Portuguese-speaking world and diaspora. Interdisciplinary approaches that advance studies in a variety of  fields and time frames, as well as nations (Angola, Brazil, Cabo Verde, East Timor, Guinea-Bissau, Mozambique, Portugal, S. Tome and Principe) from literary to cultural studies, including gender, historical, visual, economic, religious, and educational studies are particularly welcomed. The panel also welcomes transnational perspectives and utopian propositions that examine the Portuguese-speaking world and diaspora.

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