18-19 September 2015
The quint's twenty sixth issue is issuing a call for theoretically informed and historically grounded submissions of scholarly interest—as well as creative writing, original art, interviews, and reviews of books. The deadline for this call is 25th February2015 — but please note that we accept manu/digi-scripts at any time.
All contributions accompanied by a short biography will be forwarded to a member of the editorial board. Manuscripts must not be previously published or submitted for publication elsewhere while being reviewed by the quint's editors or outside readers.
Requiem for a Nation: religion, politics and visual cultures in post-war Italy (1945-1975)
The main objective of this edited collection is to examine the ways in which religion, culture and politics converge in configuring the contradictions of a post-war Italy's cultural history.
Starting from the assumption that to conduct a critical reflection on Italian post-war visual culture one must investigate the inevitable impact of Catholic religion on everyday life and its social, political and cultural dimensions, I choose the vantage point of cinema and visual culture to propose a critique and exploration of religion's influence on the Italian cultural and political landscape.
The Restoration and Eighteenth Century British Literature panel of the SCMLA is now accepting abstracts for the 2015 conference. This panel is open to all approaches and topics that relate to the Long Eighteenth Century. Please submit an abstract of 250-300 words along with a brief biographical note.
For more information about the 2015 SCMLA conference, please see: http://www.southcentralmla.org/conference/
The submission deadline is 31 March 2015.
Call for editors: The Rising Dragon, a Pacific Rim #Journal of #culture and #mediastudies.
We are pleased to announce our keynote speaker: Orson Scott Card.
This two-day interdisciplinary conference - sponsored by the colleges of Arts and Cultural Studies and Science and Engineering at Oral Roberts University - will examine the relationships between science and science fiction, social science and science fiction, and theology and science fiction in all forms of science and science fiction, including science fiction stories, film, television, radio, graphic novels, and theoretical physics.
Potential contributors are invited to submit an abstract or paper for this conference on themes related to any of the following conference tracks:
Intimacy, Identity (October 2015)
For the fifth annual Modern Horizons conference, to be held October 2015 in Toronto, Canada, we invite proposals for 20-minute talks on the theme of 'Identity, Intimacy'.
Teaching Matters is celebrating its thirteenth annual interdisciplinary conference on March 27-28th, 2015 at Gordon State College on its main campus (Barnesville, Georgia). This year's theme is Celebrating Creativity in the Classroom; and presentations/discussions will focus on innovative and creative pedagogical methods, approaches to various texts and/or concepts, and theories. The conference is open to all of those who have a passion for pedagogy; conference presentations are designed so that educators can share ideas and strategies that promote student success, student engagement, and active learning.
Jewishness & the Arts: Music and Composers
in Nineteenth-Century Europe
Centro Studi Opera Omnia Luigi Boccherini (Lucca)
Palazzetto Bru Zane - Centre de musique romantique française (Venice)
In collaboration with
Accademia Filarmonica Romana
Ad Parnassum Journal
Hebrew University of Jerusalem (Dpt. of Musicology)
13-15 October 2015
Accademia Filarmonica Romana - Rome
"The chief defect of humanism is that it concerns human beings. Between humanism and something else, it might be possible to create an acceptable fiction."