ArtsPraxis Volume 6, Issue 1
This is a Call for Chapters to be published in the book "Developing Effective Communication Skills in Archaeology" by IGI Global.
Enrico Proietti, expert in Communication of Archaeological Heritage from the Italian Ministry for Cultural Heritage and Activities (see contacts below), is the editor.
"Race: Embodying Academia"
University at Albany’s 17th annual English Graduate Student Organization Conference
Date: April 5-6, 2019
Submission Deadline: February 15, 2019
Racialization is not a "biological or cultural descriptor but a conglomerate of sociopolitical relations that discipline humanity into full humans, not-quite-humans, and nonhumans . . ."
—Alexander Weheliye, Habeas Viscus: Racializing Assemblages, Biopolitics, and Black Feminist Theories of the Human
CFP for the 2020 MLA Convention in Seattle, WA:
Does translation create world literary spaces? How do you translate/teach translated works for world literature courses? Please submit a 300-word abstract, a 1-paragraph bio & a CV by March 1 2018 to Genevieve Waite (email@example.com).
Genevieve Waite is Assistant Teaching Professor of French and French Language Coordinator at Syracuse University. She received her Ph.D. from the Graduate Center, CUNY, in 2018.
Teaching Graphic Narratives
Graphic narratives offer a wide variety of doubles and doppelgängers. Secret superhero identities and Gothic doubles create unique possibilities for exploring the self, power, perception, and the potential for other realities, while graphic narrative adaptations of a literary work highlight other ways of seeing and interacting with a text. Graphic narratives encompass worlds beyond fiction as well, with graphic memoirs and textbooks in a wide range of fields from rhetoric to literary theory, history, and science.
Writing allows our students to consider multiple perspectives and take on a variety of different roles, from personal reflection to creative writing, rhetorical analysis, and professional discourses. This focus on writing roles and identities gives students the opportunity to explore and develop different parts of themselves, from self-reflection to becoming engaged citizens and mastering the skills they will need as professionals. Foregrounding the notion of duality and multiplicity in student writing opens the door to several different critical discourses in considering audience, purpose, and students’ engagement with multiple texts and argumentative positions central to their own research and writing.
The newly-formed North American Victorian Studies Association (NAVSA) Data Caucus will host its free inaugural conference at the University of Virginia on November 15-16, 2019. Our conception of data encompasses British and North American practices for gathering and expressing information; cultural attitudes toward data; the rising disciplines and technologies that lead to today’s communications, new media, critical coding, and data science; digital collections; digital pedagogies; quantitative methods; data theory, and digital humanities. We welcome proposals from those working with historical and/or technical data, as well as the digital-curious.
When comedy dominates popular culture so thoroughly that it’s difficult to distinguish spoofs from truths, when identities and relationships form and fumble on a foundation of comic memes, and when the powerful and the powerless wield comedy alternately as weapon or shield, it’s time for the academy to take comedy seriously. Teaching Comic Texts, edited by Bev Hogue, will examine how comic texts of many types can be deployed in classrooms, either as a topic of literary or cultural study or as a window into understanding other fields. In addition to exploring historical and theoretical contexts, essays in the volume will provide practical insights for teaching comic texts in a variety of disciplines.
The Faculty of Foreign Languages (Alfa BK University in Belgrade) is glad to announce its Eighth International Conference on Language and Literary Studies, which will be held on 24–25 May, 2019.
For the eighth issue of our annual conference, we hope to gather scholars, teachers and professionals whose scientific research focuses on the study of
LANGUAGE, LITERATURE, PLAY AND GAMES