If "a picture is worth a thousand words," it is worth considering the amount of language acquisition that could be achieved through the use of pictures, paintings, and photography. To non-native or ESOL speakers, the value and effects of this imagery and, by extension, the use of role playing, and portraying scenarios could be an incredible boon in English language learning. For example, explaining the difference between the words "house" and "home" can be more easily expressed and internalized by depictions and creations of various images.
Call For Proposals:
Conference: "Mapping Nations, Locating Citizens" An interdisciplinary conference on nationalism and identity
Dates: October 30 – 31, 2015
Institution: Humber College / International Festival of Authors, Location: Harbourfront Centre, Toronto, Canada
Submission Deadline: May 10, 2015
REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN for:
EMERGING DOCUMENTARY PRACTICES. A Symposium and Exhibition
Temple University, Philadelphia, Friday April 3, 2015.
Register by March 23:
Film Studies Group
Performance on Film
This panel welcomes papers about any aspect of "Performance on Film," defined broadly. Paper proposals addressing the SAMLA 87 theme are especially welcome.
Possible topics could include:
International Conference Series in Games and Literary Theory
Third Annual Conference
Hosted by Loyola University New Orleans, Department of English & School of Mass Communication
New Orleans, Louisiana USA
November 20-22, 2015
'The Indus Streams' shall publish thought provoking and original poetry, short stories, screenplays, plays, interviews, art works, sketches, cartoons & book reviews.
Last Date of Submission for April 2015 issue: March 15, 2015.
Pilgrimage to the Heart of the Sacred
The Sacred Journeys: Pilgrimage and Beyond Project
Friday 3rd July – Sunday 5th July 2015
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom
Call for Presentations:
Pilgrimage is a cross-cultural phenomenon that facilitates interaction between and among diverse peoples from countless cultures and walks of life. In the 2nd Global Conference, we will continue to explore the many personal, interpersonal, intercultural, and international dimensions of this profound phenomenon.
Among the key issues that emerged from Sacred Journeys I: Pilgrimage and Beyond, were:
1. Definition of Pilgrimage:
Arts and Literature. Copyrighted
Centre for Advanced Studies in Humanities and Department of Literary Anthropology and Cultural Studies at the Jagiellonian University in Kraków, Poland
Date: 5-6 June, 2015
Application deadline: 15 March, 2015
JAST: Journal of American Studies of Turkey
Special Issue: Steampunk and the Neo-Victorian: America, England, and the Transnational
Guest Editor: Gordon J. Marshall, Department of English Language and Literature, Istanbul Aydin University, Istanbul, Turkey
Submission Date: June 1st 2015
We would like to invite you to submit your papers for possible publication in Epiphany – Journal of Transdisciplinary Studies. Journal is published on biannual basis (June, December). All submitted articles should be original and must not be under consideration for publication elsewhere. It covers the topics in the area of humanities and social sciences including anthropology, philosophy, economics, media studies, history, psychology, sociology, visual and performing arts, literature, technology and cultural studies. Manuscripts should follow the formatting style of the journal. All submissions should be made online through:
An interdisciplinary postgraduate conference hosted by doctoral students at the Centre for New Writing and the Centre for Translation and Intercultural Studies at the University of Manchester, United Kingdom.
'[How] are we to interpret history's claim, when it constructs a narrative, to reconstruct something from the past? What authorizes us to think of this construction as reconstruction?'
(Ricoeur, Time and Narrative Vol. 3)
One very common narrative about Victorian Britain is that it was an age of ground-breaking scientific discoveries: Charles Lyell significantly extended the age of our planet; Charles Darwin forced a rethinking of the origins and development of life; Michael Faraday and James Maxwell Clark paved the way for modern physics; Non-Euclidean Geometry changed the way mathematicians measured and formalized the world; Charles Babbage and Ada Lovelace laid the foundation for computing. The list could be expanded at leisure, as scientists made and remade the various fields in which humans have tried to make sense of the natural world.
Women and Ageing: New Cultural and Critical Perspectives
University of Limerick, Ireland
20th-22nd May 2015
Conveners: Dr Cathy McGlynn, Dr Maggie O'Neill, Dr Michaela Schrage-Früh (University of Limerick)
Chaplains in Higher Education Global Conference
DIGGING, DIALOGUE & DIVERSITY
11 – 15 July, 2016
Proposals are invited for papers and workshops that examine the practise of chaplaincy on the higher education campus by addressing the conference theme: "Digging, Dialogue and Diversity". This conference is multi-faith, multi-disciplinary and international in nature, and the program of presentations will reflect these broad perspectives. Papers and workshops may be theoretic or practical and may present original research, reflective practise or examples of best practise.
Call for Papers: Victorian Dirt
Victorian Network is an open-access, MLA-indexed, peer-reviewed journal dedicated to publishing and promoting the best postgraduate and early career work across the broad field of Victorian Studies.