category: modernist studies

Creativity, Inc.: Intellectual Production as Capital (ACLA 2014 @ NYU)

full name / name of organization: 
Yonina Hoffman, Torsa Ghosal, Michael Harwick (English, Ohio State University)
contact email: 
yonina@gmail.com

One of the decade’s more contentious theories concerning the reformulation of capital in (post)industrial America was the denomination of the so-called “creative class.” United by a tendency tow

“Glass, Capital, and Urban Narratives” Panel at the ACLA at New York University, March 2014 (abstracts due Nov. 15)

full name / name of organization: 
Mavis Tseng, Rutgers University
contact email: 
maviszizek@gmail.com

CFP: ACLA Seminar: The Poetics of Transparency / Translucency / Reflection: Glass, Capital, and Urban Narratives

Location: New York University
Time: March 20-23, 2014

Interpreting Appropriation/Appropriate Interpretation Feb. 28 - Mar. 2, 2014 UMass Boston

full name / name of organization: 
Beacon: A Graduate Conference in the Humanities
contact email: 
umass.boston.beacon@gmail.com

The English Department of UMass Boston is pleased to announce our new annual event, Beacon: A Graduate Conference in the Humanities.

[UPDATE] - Atlantic World Foodways CFP - Proposals now due November 1st

full name / name of organization: 
Atlantic World Research Network and Quaintance-Weaver
contact email: 
awrn@uncg.edu

Atlantic World Foodways: The Carolina Lowcountry, Africa, Italy, and Spain
An International, Interdisciplinary Conference Featuring Scholars and Chefs

Journal of American Studies: Eurasian Perspectives (JASEP)

full name / name of organization: 
Ugur Bakan/Ege University
contact email: 
jasep@inlcs.org

Journal of American Studies: Eurasian Perspectives (JASEP)
Call for Submissions

Associate Editors:
Ji-Yeon Yuh, Northwestern University, USA
Louis Mendoza, University of Minnesota, USA

UPDATE: Poe & Capitals/Poe as Capital (ACLA at New York University, March 2014; abstracts due Nov. 15)

full name / name of organization: 
Emron Esplin, Brigham Young University; Scott Peeples, College of Charleston
contact email: 
emron_esplin@byu.edu

Poe & Capitals/Poe as Capital

Critically Kinaesthetic: Performing Bodies of Political Engagement

full name / name of organization: 
York University, Department of Theatre and Performance Studies, in collaboration with the Department of Dance Studies
contact email: 
info@yutps.ca

Critically Kinaesthetic: Performing bodies of political engagement

York University, Department of Theatre and Performance Studies, in collaboration with the Department of Dance Studies

Alternative Modernities: Rethinking the Arab-West Encounter Panel at the ACLA 2014, NY

full name / name of organization: 
Maya Kesrouany (American University of Sharjah), Andrew Ryder (University of Pittsburgh)
contact email: 
maya.kesrouany@gmail.com

According to the traditional narrative of the colonization of the Arab world, the European subjugation of different Arab states involved an obvious imposition of a similar but entirely unfamiliar illu

Special Interest Section: Oh, the Humanities!: Past, Present and Future Trends in the Discipline. March 6 2014, DUE DEC. 5 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Annual Graduate Interdisciplinary Conference
contact email: 
agic.concordia@gmail.com

AGIC PRESENTS A SPECIAL INTEREST SECTION:
Oh, the Humanities!: Past, Present and Future Trends in the Discipline.
DUE DECEMBER 5th, 2013

ACLA 2014 (NYU) Seminar - "Dictator Capital: Authoritarianism, Capitalism, and the Circulation of an Aesthetic"

full name / name of organization: 
American Comparative Literature Association Annual Meeting - New York University March 2014
contact email: 
marmilla@olemiss.edu

In Gabriel García Márquez’s Autumn of the Patriarch (1975), a dictator sells the Caribbean Sea to the U.S.

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