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The Language of Flânerie: Forging Power, Identity, and Relationships on the City Streets

updated: 
Monday, May 13, 2019 - 1:12pm
South Atlantic Modern Language Association (SAMLA) Annual Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, June 1, 2019

Please consider this call for papers for a panel on flânerie at the South Atlantic Modern Language Association (SAMLA) conference in Atlanta, GA, November 15-17, 2019:

SAMLA 91: LANGUAGES: POWER, IDENTITY, RELATIONSHIPS

NEW DATES November 15-17 ◆Westin Peachtree Plaza◆Atlanta, Georgia 

Regular Panel: Flânerie in Literature and Popular Culture

 

The Language of Flânerie: 

Forging Power, Identity, and Relationships on the City Streets 

 

Co- Chairs: 

Dr. Kelly Comfort, Georgia Institute of Technology

Dr. Marylaura Papalas, East Carolina University

 

Body, Mind, and the Posthuman: A Corollary to Postmodern Thought

updated: 
Friday, May 24, 2019 - 1:26am
Nikita Goel, Editor/ Language, Literature, and Interdisciplinary Studies (LLIDS)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, August 30, 2019

Body, Mind, and the Posthuman: A Corollary to Postmodern Thought

Man is something that shall be overcome. What have you done to overcome him?”                                                                                                                                   – - -- – Nietzsche

The Erasure of Subject: Postmodern Reflections

updated: 
Sunday, June 9, 2019 - 12:46pm
Nikita Goel, Editor/ Language, Literature, and Interdisciplinary Studies (LLIDS)
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, June 30, 2019

CALL FOR PAPERS

Language, Literature, and Interdisciplinary Studies (LLIDS), an academic journal, invites original and unpublished research papers from scholars on the following:

The Erasure of Subject: Postmodern Reflections

The whole history of social sciences—and even more of natural sciences—could be summed up as the elimination of the concept of the subject. - Alain Tourain

Joseph Conrad and Ethics - Edited volume

updated: 
Wednesday, April 24, 2019 - 11:11am
Amar Acheraiou & Laetitia Cremona
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, July 1, 2019

Joseph Conrad and Ethics seeks essays (6000 to 8000 words) that deal with ethics in Conrad’s fiction. 

Since Aristotle's Ethics and Plato’s The Republic, ethics has been a fundamental concern throughout European intellectual history. Over the last three decades, in particular, there has been a growing interest in ethics in the social sciences and humanities, inspired by Emmanuel Levinas, Jacques Derrida, and Jürgen Habermas, to name a few. Ethics is central to Joseph Conrad’s works. It is conveyed both through his thematic concerns and narrative techniques. However, this prominent topic has not yet received the attention it deserves.

ReFocus: A Series of Film/American Studies Anthologies (update)

updated: 
Wednesday, April 24, 2019 - 11:12am
Edinburgh University Press
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, September 30, 2027

In 2015, the University of Edinburgh Press launched a multivolume series of scholarly, refereed anthologies entitled ReFocus. Edited by Robert Singer (CUNY) Gary D. Rhodes (University of Central Florida), and Frances Smith (University of Sussex), each book focuses on a critically overlooked American film director who worked in the studio system, independent cinema, mainstream cinema, experimental filmmaking, or documentary tradition. Volumes published so far in this series include: Preston Sturges, Amy Heckerling, Delmer Daves, Kelly Reichardt, Elaine May, Spike Jonze, William Castle, Barbara Kopple, and Budd Boetticher.

Beckett&Italy. "Old Chestnuts", New Occasions

updated: 
Wednesday, April 24, 2019 - 11:22am
University of Reading / Sapienza University of Rome
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, June 16, 2019

BECKETT & ITALY

old chestnuts”, new occasions

University of Reading (7-8 November 2019)

“Sapienza” Università di Roma (May 2020)

 

Can’t conceive by what stretch of ingenuity my work could be placed under the sign of italianità… There are a number of Italian elements [in my work]…

(SB to AJ Leventhal, 21 April 1958)

 

Avant-Garde Humor and Political Aesthetics

updated: 
Wednesday, April 17, 2019 - 2:37pm
PAMLA
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, June 10, 2019

This panel explores the interconnection of avant-garde humor with forms of political action that defied conventional art and lifestyles. The significance of the comical aspect centers on a greater understanding of experimental practices as cases that unsettle the establishment. Literally meaning “advance guard” in French, the term holds a military sense that applies to artists and works characterized by their combative nature and their tendency to question the acceptability of norms and traditional aesthetic genres. Avant-garde artists made use of humor as a political weapon that destabilized the status quo by challenging bourgeois values and promoting radical reforms on a sociocultural level.

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