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Worldwide Waste:Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies

updated: 
Monday, October 15, 2018 - 1:01pm
Worldwide Waste:Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, February 1, 2019

Dear colleagues,

 

On behalf of the Editorial Board, it is my pleasure to share with the launching of Worldwide Waste:Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies. The journal will be of direct interest to scholars in postcolonial studies, waste and discard studies, environmental humanities, cultural anthropology and others. We have issued a Call for Papers, Special Collection: ‘Unpacking Food and Drink’ (details below).

 

“Environment at the Margins” and Global Anglophone/Postcolonial African Novels-ASLE Panel

updated: 
Wednesday, October 10, 2018 - 3:51pm
Oklahoma State University
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, December 10, 2018

Byron Caminero-Santangelo and Garth A. Myers describe peripheral African environments as “Environment at the Margins” in the book of the same title. The field of postcolonial ecocriticism, which has been flourishing over the past one decade, is now widely perceived to be an interdisciplinary, transnational, and comparative field of inquiry as it recognizes the complexities of interdisciplinary dialogues and critiques a universalizing or homogenizing impulse of capitalism, colonialism, and imperialism.

National Conference on "Cartographies of Diaspora and Displacement: Narratives of Expatriates and Poetics of Exile"

updated: 
Monday, October 22, 2018 - 4:35pm
Dr. Arpita Ghosh / Kristu Jayanti College Autonomous, Bengaluru
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, November 30, 2018

CALL FOR PAPERS FOR NATIONAL CONFERENCE

Department of English (PG), Kristu Jayanti College (Autonomous), Bengaluru 

National Conference on "Cartographies of Diaspora and Displacement: Narratives of Expatriates and Poetics of Exile" on January 18, 2019.

Conference Concept Note

Samaj (Society) and Freedoms - the relevance of Gandhi and Tagore’s Ideas Today

updated: 
Monday, October 15, 2018 - 12:37pm
Manipal University with Edinburgh Napier University
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, January 12, 2019

Collaborative International Conference on Gandhi & Tagore organised by MAHE and Edinburgh Napier University

Hosted by Manipal Academy of Higher Education, Manipal, Karnataka

22 and 23 February 2019

 

Concept Note

Samaj and Freedom(s)  - The relevance of Gandhi and Tagore’s Ideas Today

(Re)defining the Intersection: Hong Kong Textuality

updated: 
Monday, October 15, 2018 - 12:33pm
Interdisciplinary Conference at The University of Sheffield
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, November 10, 2018

“(Re)defining the Intersection: Hong Kong Textuality”

Interdisciplinary Conference at The University of Sheffield

and Creative Reading

24th January 2019

Abstract submission deadline November 10th 2018

 

Bringing together English Literatures, Translation, Creative Writing and Social Science scholarship, this conference examines how we represent Hong Kong space and people, past present and future, and implications Hong Kong’s political and cultural identities. 

Special issue “American Literary Naturalism in the World”

updated: 
Thursday, October 11, 2018 - 9:12am
CR: The New Centennial Review (Michigan State UP)
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, October 30, 2018

Essays are invited for a forthcoming special issue of the CR on American literary naturalism in a global context. As Christopher Hill has argued in “The Travels of Naturalism and the Challenges of a World Literary History,” the history of nineteenth-century naturalist fiction points to disorderly patterns of circulation that suggest “multiple, overlapping histories, together forming a heterogeneous history on the scale of the planet.” Using the concept of “travel” as his point of reference, Hill sees naturalism as a paradigm for thinking about transnational literary, cultural, and economic transformations.

Critical Interventions: Mapping Emerging Scholarship on South Asia

updated: 
Thursday, October 11, 2018 - 9:10am
Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS)
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, November 15, 2018

Thirteenth Humanities and Social Sciences Conference

 

Critical Interventions: Mapping Emerging Scholarship on South Asia

10th & 11th April, 2019

Lahore University of Management Sciences

Fictions and Frictions: The Power and Politics of Narrative

updated: 
Wednesday, October 10, 2018 - 3:44pm
Graduate Art History Symposium at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, December 1, 2018

Call for Papers—Fictions and Frictions: The Power and Politics of Narrative
Graduate Art History Symposium at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, March 1-2, 2019
Due: December 1, 2018

Keynote speaker: Dr. Hannah Feldman (Art History, Northwestern University)

Realities and Fantasies: Relations, Transformations and Discontinuties (ASCA 2019)

updated: 
Wednesday, November 7, 2018 - 6:44am
ASCA International Workshop 2019, University of Amsterdam
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, November 15, 2018

Amsterdam School for Cultural Analysis (ASCA) Workshop 2019:

Realities and Fantasies: Relations, Transformations, Discontinuities

 

10-12 April 2018, University of Amsterdam

Organized by Divya Nadkarni, Alex Thinius, and Nadia de Vries

 

Keynotes: Jonathan Culler (Cornell), Annabelle Dufourcq (Radboud University) Nkiru Nzegwu (SUNY Binghamton), Susanna Paasonen (University of Turku), more TBA

 

“Fantasy is precisely what reality can be confused with. It is through fantasy that our conviction of the worth of reality is established; to forgo our fantasies would be to forgo our touch with the world.” (Stanley Cavell)

Feeling the Body Politic: Affect & Aesthetics (MADLIT 2019)

updated: 
Wednesday, October 10, 2018 - 3:37pm
Graduate Student Association of the English Department at UW Madison
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, December 30, 2018

Madison Graduate Conference on English Language & Literature 2019
CFP: Feeling the Body Politic: Affect & Aesthetics
Feb 22-23, 2019
The University of Wisconsin-Madison
Madison, WI

Keynote Speaker: Prof. Robert McRuer, George Washington University

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