category: modernist studies

Spectral Gothic: Demon(s)trating the Monstrous

full name / name of organization: 
Alison Younger (University of Sunderland) and Martyn Colebrook (Independent Scholar)
contact email: 
martyncolebrook@gmail.com

Straddling the geographic and cultural borders between Scotland and Ireland and sprawling over the many textual genres it incorporates, haunts and appropriates, Celtic Gothic remains a fertile and pro

UPDATE Mapping Between Bodies and Sounds

full name / name of organization: 
Julie Beth Napolin, the New School
contact email: 
napolinj@newschool.edu

Organizers: Rachel Corkle (NYU) and Julie Beth Napolin (Eugene Lang College, the New School for Liberal Arts)

Locating Gender in Modern Jewish Literature (ACLA, 4-7 April 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Melissa Weininger (Rice University), Efrat Bloom (University of Michigan)
contact email: 
efratb@umich.edu

With its turn away from religion and towards secular, Western culture, modernity upended many of the boundaries that have traditionally organized Jewish life, confounding private and public, home and

Topographies of Popular Culture (25-26 Oct 2013; deadline 15 Mar.)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Tampere, Finland
contact email: 
markku.salmela@uta.fi

From the venues of rock festivals and theme parks to the back alleys of Gotham City, popular culture contributes to collective perceptions of spatiality and recreates powerful imaginary topographies.

Contemporary Gendered Performance & Practice, 12th-13th April 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Queen's University Belfast
contact email: 
performinggender2013@qub.ac.uk

Call for Papers: Contemporary Gendered Performance and Practice
Queen’s University Belfast
12th–13th April 2013

Keynote Speaker: Prof. Elaine Aston, Lancaster University

[UPDATE] Jameson's Spatial Dialectic as Global Positioning System (ACLA Convention, Toronto, April 4-7, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Koonyong Kim
contact email: 
koonyong.kim@gmail.com

ACLA 2013 Seminar Call for Papers

CFP: Idiosyncrasy / Idiosyncrasie

full name / name of organization: 
Ph.D. Program in French, The Graduate Center, City University of New York
contact email: 
cunyfrenchconference2013@gmail.com

IDIOSYNCRASY

March 1, 2013

A Graduate Conference by the Ph.D. Program in French at the CUNY Graduate Center

« On ne peut être normal et vivant à la fois. »
–E.M. Cioran

Call for Panels - Europe and its Worlds: Cultural Mobility in, to and from Europe

full name / name of organization: 
Radboud University Nijmegen, Faculty of Arts and Philosophy, Theology and Religious Studies
contact email: 
europeanditsworlds@let.ru.nl

The Faculty of Arts and the Faculty of Philosophy, Theology and Religious Studies at Radboud University Nijmegen jointly welcome panel proposals for an international conference on their common researc

[UPDATE] ACLA 2013: "Repositioning America as an Atlantic and Pacific Nation" (April 4-7, 2013) DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION NOV. 15

full name / name of organization: 
American Comparative Literature Association [ACLA]
contact email: 
kbl@hunter.cuny.edu

“The United States,” says Bruce Cumings, “is the only great power with long Atlantic and Pacific coasts, making it simultaneously an Atlantic and a Pacific nation.” Yet, theorizations of tran

Repositioning America as an Atlantic and Pacific Nation [DEADLINE NOV. 15TH, 2012]

full name / name of organization: 
American Comparative Literature Association [ACLA]
contact email: 
kbl@hunter.cuny.edu

“The United States,” says Bruce Cumings, “is the only great power with long Atlantic and Pacific coasts, making it simultaneously an Atlantic and a Pacific nation.” Yet, theorizations of tran

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