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The Uncanny in Language, Literature and Culture International Conference

updated: 
Tuesday, January 8, 2019 - 1:48pm
London Centre for Interdisciplinary Research
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, April 30, 2019

17-18 August 2019 – London, UKorganised by London Centre for Interdisciplinary Research

The twentieth-century literature and culture tended to explore and to celebrate subjectivity. But this tendency did not mean the turn to the self, but beyond the self, or as Charles Taylor puts it, “to a fragmentation of experience which calls our ordinary notions of identity into question”. 

International Conference on Gender Studies: “Gender (Non)Conformity”

updated: 
Tuesday, January 8, 2019 - 12:44pm
London Centre for Interdisciplinary Research
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, April 1, 2019

7 September 2019 – St Anne’s College, University of Oxfordorganised by London Centre for Interdisciplinary ResearchThe conference seeks to explore the past and current status of gender identity around the world, to examine the ways in which society is shaped by gender and to situate gender in relation to the full scope of human affairs.Papers are invited on topics related, but not limited, to:

"Narratives of Temporality: Continuities, Discontinuities, Ruptures" International Conference

updated: 
Tuesday, January 8, 2019 - 2:42pm
London Centre for Interdisciplinary Research
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, April 1, 2019

27 July 2019 - Cambridge, UKorganised by London Centre for Interdisciplinary Research

This conference will provide a deeper look into the dynamic and complex relation between construction, codes, language, expression, on one side and the crisis of representations, traumas, discontinuities and tensions in discourses, on the other. This will be conducted according to three research areas:

  1. The anachronism

International Conference on Gender Studies: “Gender and Mobility”

updated: 
Tuesday, January 8, 2019 - 2:42pm
London Centre for Interdisciplinary Research
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 15, 2019

International Conference on Gender Studies:“Gender and Mobility”29-30 June 2019 – London, UKorganised byLondon Centre for Interdisciplinary ResearchThe conference seeks to explore the past and current status of gender identity around the world, to examine the ways in which society is shaped by gender and to situate gender in relation to the full scope of human affairs.Papers are invited on topics related, but not limited, to:

Extended Deadline: CLOSURE, #6

updated: 
Tuesday, January 8, 2019 - 10:52am
CLOSURE, E-Journal for Comics Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 20, 2019

 Call for Papers – CLOSURE: The Kiel University e-Journal for Comics Studies #6 (November 2019)

 

 

Open Section
In the fall of 2019, CLOSURE will once again offer a forum for all facets of comics studies. From literary, cultural, media, social and image research to the sciences and beyond: the sixth edition of CLOSURE  continues our ongoing search for the best and most innovative articles and reviews representing the state of the art in comics research. We welcome detailed close readings as much as comics theory and pioneering approaches to the medium — our open section comprises a diverse range of interdisciplinary studies of all things ›comic‹. 

“Race and Crowds from the Nineteenth Century to Now”

updated: 
Wednesday, January 9, 2019 - 11:00am
Ben Murphy / UNC-Chapel Hill
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 18, 2019

Seeking presenters for a panel proposal for the 2019 American Studies Association (ASA) conference in Honolulu, Hawai'i, November 7-10 2019 

“Race and Crowds from the Nineteenth Century to Now”

CFP: Myths, Memories and Economies: Post-Socialist Transformations in Comparison

updated: 
Tuesday, January 8, 2019 - 10:42am
​European Network Remembrance and Solidarity
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, January 15, 2019

 

 

Call for papers for the 9th Genealogies of Memory conference
Myths, Memories and Economies: Post-Socialist Transformations in Comparison

International Conference, 28-30 October 2019, Warsaw


 

Matters of State: Bureaucracy, Procedure, and Power in South Asia

updated: 
Thursday, January 3, 2019 - 9:11am
Princeton South Asia Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 4, 2019

How does ‘the state’ generate material force in everyday life? Over the last four decades, scholars of South Asia have invigorated theorization of the state by resituating Eurocentric accounts in an imperial and postcolonial frame. In recent years, scholars have foregrounded the materiality of state-making by examining the bureaucratic circulation of archival records, minoritized subjects’ encounters with law, the remaking of bodily norms through colonial institutions, transnational flows of aid and expertise, and interplays of routine and exception in governance. “Matters of State” will bring together scholarship that builds on these exciting, interdisciplinary approaches to conceptualize the paradoxes of state power in South Asia.

Utopia, Dystopia and Climate Change: 20th International Conference of the Utopian Studies Society, Europe

updated: 
Saturday, February 2, 2019 - 1:11am
Utopian Studies Society, Europe
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, February 28, 2019

Despite the incidence of climate change scepticism amongst right-wing politicians in the United States and elsewhere, there is a near-consensus amongst scientists that current levels of atmospheric greenhouse gas are sufficient to alter global weather patterns to possibly disastrous effect. Writing in the journal Utopian Studies in 2016, the Californian science fiction writer Kim Stanley Robinson observed that: "Climate change is inevitable - we’re already in it - and because we’re caught in technological and cultural path dependency, we can’t easily get back out of it ...

HUMANIFESTO: Dissecting the Human Experience

updated: 
Thursday, December 20, 2018 - 10:37am
University of Western Australia
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, March 31, 2019

Limina: A Journal of Historical and Cultural Studies is pleased to announce the call for papers for the 14th annual Limina conference, which will be held at the University of Western Australia on July 18-19th 2019.

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