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Global East Asian Cinema: Abjection and Agency

updated: 
Wednesday, December 14, 2016 - 11:17am
Seung-hoon Jeong, Studies in the Humanities
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, August 1, 2017

This thematic double issue of Studies in the Humanities addresses globalization as a blossoming of inclusive systems of transnational capitalism, multicultural traffic, and networking technology, which has also generated symptoms of exclusion related to migration/refuge, precarious life, and various catastrophes that debunk the holistic universality of one rainbow global village. Political dialectics has turned into the absolute antagonism between the ‘soft’ ethical inclusion of differences in the whole and the ‘hard’ ethical backlash from its excluded remnants. Multiculturalism and terrorism, neoliberalism and fundamentalism, compassion and hate, human rights and bare life interlock like two sides of the same coin.

Voicing the Refugee Crises

updated: 
Monday, December 12, 2016 - 12:14pm
Special Session, MLA 2018
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, February 1, 2017

Please consider submitting to a special session in MLA convention 2018.

Voicing the Refugee Crises:

The urgency of the current refugee crises in the Western world impels us to examine texts coming from refugee writers seeking hospitable homes.

Deadline 1 February 2017. Send abstracts with brief CV to Dr. Feroza Jussawalla: fjussawa@unm.edu and Lava Asaad: la3g@mtmail.mtsu.edu

UPDATE - Law and Literature from the Global South

updated: 
Monday, December 12, 2016 - 12:02pm
Journal of Commonwealth and Postcolonial Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 15, 2017

Call for Papers – DEADLINE EXTENDED

The Journal of Commonwealth and Postcolonial Studies

Spring 2018 Special Issue: Law and Literature from the Global South

Guest Editors: David Babcock (James Madison University) and Peter Leman (Brigham Young University)

 

Deadline for Submissions (approximately 4,000-5,000 words): DEADLINE EXTENDED - January 15, 2017

Website: jcpcsonline.com

Contact Email: jcpcs.lawlit@gmail.com

 

MFS Special Issue - Inter-imperiality

updated: 
Monday, December 12, 2016 - 11:51am
Modern Fiction Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, June 1, 2017

 

Guest Editor: Laura Doyle
Deadline for Submissions: 1 June 2017

The editors of MFS seek essays that engage with the concept of inter-imperiality, as developed in the recent PMLA “Theories and Methodologies” cluster (March 2015) and elsewhere. The global turn in literary and cultural studies, although productive, sometimes elides the post/colonial, economic, and other historical or geopolitical conditions of literary-cultural production. We solicit essays that offset this tendency by reading literary-cultural texts within an inter-imperial framework.

de genere journal / Small Islands? Transnational Solidarity in Contemporary Literature and Arts

updated: 
Monday, December 12, 2016 - 11:55am
de genere Rivista di studi letterari, postcoloniali e di genere Journal of Literary, Postcolonial and Gender Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, February 1, 2017

Small Islands?Transnational Solidarity in Contemporary Literature and Arts

Editors for this issue: Rita Monticelli and Lorenzo Mari

 

While revising her ground-breaking essay titled “Under Western Eyes” (1986) for Feminism Without Borders. Decolonizing Theory, Practicing Solidarity (2003), Chandra Talpade Mohanty suggested that, however difficult, the conversation between Euro-American, postcolonial and other feminist traditions still envisions the “practice of solidarity” – rather than of “sisterhood” or other related terms – as a specific, transnational form of “anticapitalist struggle”. 

Dutch Journal of Gender Studies Issue - Trans*: Approaches, Methods and Concepts

updated: 
Wednesday, January 11, 2017 - 10:40am
Looi van Kessel / Dutch Journal of Gender Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Call for Papers

Special Issue: Trans*: Approaches, Methods and Concepts

Dutch Journal of Gender Studies (Tijdschrift voor Genderstudies - Amsterdam University Press)

Guest Editors: Looi van Kessel, Liesbeth Minnaard, Eliza Steinbock (Leiden University)

Deadline (submission abstracts): March 15

Books Available for Review for the Journal for the Study of Radicalism

updated: 
Monday, December 12, 2016 - 12:15pm
Morgan Shipley / Journal for the Study of Radicalism
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, February 29, 2016

Below is an updated list of texts available for review in The Journal for the Study of Radicalism. Reviewers must be professors, independent scholars, or professionals who hold a PhD or terminal degree in their field. Advanced graduate students are also encouraged to reply. Email the Book Review Editor at jsrbookreview@gmail.com in order to review a text listed below. We also welcome and encourage ideas on other texts related to radicalism.

Living Anarchism: Jose Peirats and the Spanish Anarcho-Syndicalist Movement, Chris Ealham (AK Press, 2015)

CFP: PAMLA 2017 Conference Special Sessions Proposals

updated: 
Monday, December 12, 2016 - 12:25pm
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA)
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, January 3, 2017

Call for PAMLA 2017 Conference Special Session Proposals: “The Sense of Sight: Visuality, Visibility, and Ways of Seeing” (Deadline January 3, 2017)

 

The theme for PAMLA 2016, the 115th Annual Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association Conference, to be held on November 10-12, 2017 at Chaminade University of Honolulu, Hawaii, will be “The Sense of Sight: Visuality, Visibility, and Ways of Seeing.”

 

Proposals for special sessions are also welcome for other themes or topics not covered by one of our regular, standing sessions.

 

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