As popular genres, mystery and detective fiction reflect a wide range of changes in society, including representations of detectives and other characters from an increasingly wide range of racial, ethnic, gender, and sexual identities, as well as from a growing range of geographical and urban/rural locations, so in keeping with the theme of this year's SWPACA conference ("Many Faces, Many Voices: Intersecting Borders in Popular and American Culture"), submissions are particularly invited that consider mystery and detective fiction in conjunction with the idea of a diversity of faces and voices in popular and American culture.
Disability studies is definitely an area that highlights the many faces and many voices that make up the panorama of culture, so in keeping with the theme of this year's SWPACA conference ("Many Faces, Many Voices: Intersecting Borders in Popular and American Culture"), submissions are particularly invited that consider disability and its cultural treatment in conjunction with the idea of a diversity of faces and voices in popular and American culture in all media and cultural contexts (literature, TV, film, games, social media/web media, laws, social and cultural practices, politics, and so on).
The Human (issn: 2147-9739) is an international and interdisciplinary indexed journal that publishes articles written in the fields of literatures in English (British, American, Irish, etc.), classical and modern Turkish literature, drama studies, and comparative literature (where the pieces bridge literature of a country with Turkish literature). To learn more about The Human: Journal of Literature and Culture and its principles, please see our manifesto on this page: http://www.humanjournal.org/index.php/about-the-human-manifesto
European colonialism is a historical event of the distant past; however, Europe is still a reference point for social, cultural, and political debates. Gayatri Spivak in her essay 'Three Women's Texts and a Critique of Imperialism' argues that Eurocentrism presents 'Third Worlds as distant cultures, exploited but with rich intact literary heritages waiting to be recovered, interpreted, and curricularized' (Spivak, p. 243). This information retrieval approach makes dialogue between so-called 'Third World' and the west difficult, especially in terms of gender politics. The western concept of 'sisterhood' and 'common oppression' are thus problematic for women of colour, appropriating their experiences and ignoring the history of race and colonisation.
Check the website, www.apollonejournal.org, for submission details on publication, or for an application to work with us.
CALL FOR PAPERS AND PARTICIPATION
Apollon invites undergraduate students to get published in, review submissions for, or help edit the fourth issue of our peer-reviewed eJournal, Apollon. By publishing superior examples of undergraduate academic work, Apollon highlights the importance of undergraduate research in the humanities. Apollon welcomes submissions that feature image, text, sound, and a variety of presentation platforms in the process of showcasing the many species of undergraduate research.
[UPDATE] DEADLINE EXTENDED TO NOVEMBER 1, 2014
Indigenous Influence and Perspective in Mourning Dove's Cogewea (Deadline 12.15.14)
The theme of the 2015 triennial Society for the Study of American Women Writers conference, which will take place November 4-8, is "Liminal Spaces, Hybrid Lives."
In the history of ideas, psychoanalysis has often been understood as a Victorian, European discourse that, like other modern knowledge projects, expanded along an imperial trajectory, exporting its universalizing theory of the subject to South Asia, Australia, North Africa, and throughout the Americas. At the same time, however, the transnational diffusion of psychoanalysis has historically been driven by political strife and exile from European fascism, Soviet socialism, North African colonialism, and South American dictatorship.
Sound and Performance in Poetry of the Americas
This seminar considers the role of sound and performance in poetry of the Americas across a range of periods and movements. We are interested in case studies and theoretical discussions that consider musically inflected texts; archives of performance; graphical representations of sound on the page; uses of creoles and vernaculars; and methodological inquiries into the intersections of sound studies, performance studies, distant reading, close reading, and hemispheric studies.
Call for Submissions – On the Politics of Ugliness – deadline 15 January 2015
Tracking the Chinese Avant-Gardes: Literary and Visual
Organizers: Barrett Watten, Wayne State University; Jonathan Stalling, University of Oklahoma; Jacob Edmond, University of Otago
Call for Papers
Volume 10: Scholarly Teaching and Learning
InSight: A Journal of Scholarly Teaching is a scholarly publication designed to highlight the work of postsecondary faculty at colleges and universities across the United States. It is a refereed scholarly journal published annually by the Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning (CETL) at Park University that features theoretical and empirically-based research articles, critical reflection pieces, case studies and classroom innovations relevant to teaching, learning and assessment.
ICFA 36 "The Scientific Imagination" Fantasy Literature
The International Association for the Fantastic in the Arts
contact email: email@example.com
36th International Conference on the Fantastic in the Arts
The Scientific Imagination
March 18-22, 2015
Marriott Orlando Airport Hotel
Deadline: October 31
The Fantasy Literature division welcomes papers on all aspects of fantasy literature (broadly defined to mean anything from genre fantasy to magic realism and folk tales) including, but not restricted to, criticism on works by fantasy authors writing in English, inter disciplinary approaches to the genre, and scholarship on fantasy theory.
23rd Annual Meeting of the British Women Writers Conference June 25th-27th, 2015
Hosted by The Graduate Center of the City University of New York
at The Heyman Center, Columbia University
Conference Theme: Relations