category: modernist studies

Rethinking Empathy (edited volume, 10/1/2012 for proposals)

full name / name of organization: 
Meghan Marie Hammond and Sue J. Kim / NYU and UMass Lowell
contact email: 
mmh340@nyu.edu, Sue_Kim@uml.edu

Rethinking Empathy: What Literature Can Teach Us About Feeling With Others

Recent years have seen exciting developments on the topic of empathy in a number of fields including neuroscience, social psychology, and philosophy. We invite proposals for essays to be included in a collection on empathy and literature. We believe this volume will serve as an important contribution to a growing field of inquiry. The collection conceives of “literature” broadly to include the graphic novel. We are also open to other narrative media, such as film, television, and online media.

After Postmodernism: Essay Collection

full name / name of organization: 
Christopher K. Brooks
contact email: 
chris.brooks@wichita.edu

An essay collection on the current state of literary theory based on the notion that Postmodernism is waning or that postmodernist discourse should stand aside.

[UPDATE] [SAMLA Nov. 9-11, 2013] Literary Science: Approaches to Teaching Literture with Scientific Themes and Contexts

full name / name of organization: 
Paul Brown/ University of South Carolina
contact email: 
ptolliverb@earthlink.net

This panel investigates how to effectively teach literature that contains strong scientific elements.

CFP: Conrad volume (abstract due June 29; paper due Nov. 1)

full name / name of organization: 
Agata Szczeszak-Brewer
contact email: 
brewera@wabash.edu

CALL FOR PROPOSALS:

1st Global Conference: Time, Space + Body (February 2013, Sydney, Australia)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
ts+b1@inter-disciplinary.net

1st Global Conference
Time, Space + Body

Monday 11th February – Wednesday 13th February 2013
Sydney, Australia

Call for Presentations:

Benjamin's Figures: Dialogues on the Vocation of the Humanities

full name / name of organization: 
Leiden University, Faculty of Humanities, Netherlands
contact email: 
m.j.a.kasten@hum.leidenuniv.nl

Benjamin’s Figures:
Dialogues on the Vocation of the Humanities

2nd Global Conference: Queer Sexualities (February 2013, Sydney, Australia)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
qs2@inter-disciplinary.net

2nd Global Conference
Queer Sexualities

Monday 11th February – Wednesday 13th February 2013
Sydney, Australia

Call for Presentations:

1st Global Conference: Hollywood and the World (February 2013, Sydney, Australia)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
hw1@inter-disciplinary.net

1st Global Conference
Hollywood and the World

Thursday 7th February – Saturday 9th February 2013
Sydney, Australia

Call for Presentations:

2nd Global Conference:Reframing Punishment: Opportunities and Problems (February 2013, Sydney, Australia)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
punish2@inter-disciplinary.net

2nd Global Conference
Reframing Punishment: Opportunities and Problems

Thursday 7th February – Saturday 9th February 2013
Sydney, Australia

Call for Presentations:

Fame in Adolescent & Children’s Literature: A proposed anthology (September 1, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Nicole Wilson & Julianne Guillard
contact email: 
jguillard@vcu.edu; n.wilson@wayne.edu

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