(New Deadline for abstract submission: 31 January, 2018)
narrative & critique
resistance & solidarity
We are excited to announce the CfP for Orientations: A Conference of Narrative and Place, to be held on the 30th and 31st of May 2018 at the University of Nottingham. Orientations is an interdisciplinary, international conference exploring the relationship between narrative, space, and place.
We are further delighted to announce that our first keynote will be delivered by Fiona Mozley, writer of the Booker Prize nominated novel Elmet (2017). Details regarding our second keynote will be released soon.
The Figures of the Migrant and the Representations of Migration
in the Arts and Literature
Confirmed Keynote Speaker : Thomas Nail (Denver University)
As seen in Charleston, South Carolina and more recently in Charlottesville, Virginia, monuments that celebrate slave-owning heritage such as confederate flags and memorials honoring anti-abolitionists have become contentious subjects, leading to outrage and violence. For some, these controversial symbols represent racial oppression; for others, their heritage, turning historic landscapes into a stage for the ongoing conversation about race and inequality in America. Unlike France, the United States has yet to officially acknowledge slavery as a crime against humanity or to erect slave memorials that pay homage to the victims.
Rupkatha Journal on Interdisciplinary Studies in Humanities (www.rupkatha.com, E-ISSN 0975-2935, indexed/abstracted by Elsevier Scopus, ERIH PLUS, EBSCO, MLA etc) is inviting latest interdisciplinary research works on Mary Shelley's Frankenstein (1818) on the ocassion the completion of 200 years in 2018.
Papers should be between ideally 3000-5000 words.
Book reviews should be between 1000-1200 words for single and/or double book reviews. Review articles should be above 2000 words with proper citations.
Style Sheet: APA
Can a liberal education make you a better discerner of truth?
It seems as if we're awash in information. From the moment we wake until we turn off our phones at night, we are bombarded with images, messages, news and information from a confounding number of sources. The entirety of the world's collected facts, seemingly left unadulterated only for us to interpret and justify, never feels more than a few taps away.
The Institute for Research on the African Diaspora in the Americas and the Caribbean Conference
GLOBAL BLACK DESIRES: FREEDOM AND CONSTRAINTS
Conference date and location:
May 4, 2018
The Graduate Center, City University of New York
New York City
Deadline for submissions: January 5, 2018
LNUC Concurrences, Linnaeus University, June 14-16, 2018. Sweden
Global Challenges: Borders, Populism and the Postcolonial Condition is an interdisciplinary
conference that brings together scholars in Critical Theory, Cultural Studies, History and Postcolonial
and Decolonial Studies. Confirmed keynote speakers are Dominick LaCapra, Carolyn Dean,
Boaventura de Sousa Santos, and Gurminder Bhambra. The conference considers current global
challenges in the light of the international development of the past 10 years. 2008 was the time when
the invasion of Iraq ground to a definitive halt, the global financial crisis unfolded, triggering a tactic of
Call for Applications
2018 Penn State Asian Studies Summer Institute
Penn State University invites applicants for its annual Asian Studies Summer Institute, to be held June 10-16, 2018. This year’s Institute, co-directed by Leo Coleman (Hunter College/CUNY) and Jessamyn Abel (Penn State), focuses on the topic of “Infrastructure.”