Friends of Mr Biswas in collaboration with the Department of Literary, Cultural and Communication Studies, The University of the West Indies, St Augustine is pleased to issue this call for papers for an interactive conference on the work of the three Naipauls - Seepersad and his sons, Vidia and Shiva. The conference on the theme: Seepersad and Sons: Naipaulian Creative Synergies will convene from September 6th. to 8th. 2015 on the St. Augustine Campus of the University of the West Indies, with field trips and public lectures at the Lion House in Chaguanas and at the Naipaul House in St James, Trinidad and Tobago, West Indies.
The Samuel Beckett Society, Affiliated Session
Conference of the South Atlantic Modern Language Association (SAMLA)
Beckett's Bodies: Affect, Disability, Performance
Call for Papers and Posters:
"'Bad Books': Mass Genres, Material Cultures, and Aesthetic Valuation"
British Modernities Group, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
May 1-2, 2015
Keynote Speaker: Kevin Dettmar, W.M. Keck Professor of English at Pomona College
ollowing the success of the 1st IEEE International Workshop on Metrology for Aerospace, it was considered convenient to promote a second edition of this event, which aims at reinforcing and supporting the collaborations among people working in developing instrumentation and measurement methods for aerospace.
This new edition will complete the state of the art and practice started last year. Attention is paid, but not limited to, new technology for metrology-assisted production in aerospace industry, aircraft component measurement, sensors and associated signal conditioning for aerospace, and calibration methods for electronic test and measurement for aerospace.
Slated for publication in late fall of 2015, this volume of BMCS will contain scholarly essays, poems, artworks, and other forms of media that explore Hilda Morley's relationship to Black Mountain College. As much of Morley's work was published late in life or posthumously, contributors need not limit themselves to the years she was at BMC and should feel free to draw upon her entire life and oeuvre.
Call for Papers
Token: A Journal of English Linguistics
Call Deadline 31-May-2015
John G. Newman, University of Texas at Brownsville
Sylwester Łodej, Jan Kochanowski University of Kielce
The editors of Alphaville: Journal of Film and Screen Media seek conference, film festival, and exhibition reports for Issue 9, to be published Summer 2015. Potential contributors are invited to submit a report (in MLA style), along with a short bibliography and contact information to the editors by 27 March 2015. Reports should be 1,500-2,500 words in length and should be original, unpublished in print or electronically, and not under consideration elsewhere.
Please contact the Reports Editor at:
Dr. Stefano Odorico, firstname.lastname@example.org
Alphaville: Journal of Film and Screen Media www.alphavillejournal.com
Space and Place in European Cinema
2015 European Cinema Research Forum
Huston School of Film & Digital Media
National University of Ireland, Galway
7th – 8th July 2015
Confirmed Keynote: Professor Victor Burgin
The 15th European Cinema Research Forum invites proposals exploring any aspect of space and place in European cinema. Contributions from the realm of practice-based research are particularly welcome.
Possible topics include, but are not limited to, the practice or representation of space and place in European cinema in relation to questions of:
"LAUGHING MATTERS?: HUMOR IN AMERICAN THEATRE AND DRAMA"
FIFTH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON AMERICAN THEATRE AND DRAMA
Location: Radboud University, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
Proposals deadline: May 15, 2015
The Indian Ocean is a cultural and economic system that dates back over five thousand years as Malays, Chinese, Arabs, Indians and Africans traded across it for centuries before the Europeans set foot in the area. Since the 1980s Indian Ocean studies have gained impetus, particularly among social scientists, and current debates on transnationalism are based on recent research carried out by scholars who have gradually understood the Indian Ocean as a network rather than as discrete geographical regions.
2015 2nd International Conference on Advances in Biology and Chemistry (ICABC 2015) is the premier forum for the presentation of new advances and research results in the fields of theoretical, experimental, and applied Advances in Biology and Chemistry. The conference will bring together leading researchers, engineers and scientists in the domain of interest from around the world. Topics of interest for submission include, but are not limited to:
Call for Papers:
An Edited Literature Collection entitled: Literature for the Masses for use in undergraduate Introduction to Literature Courses and scheduled for release in July of 2015 needs additional critical essays to fill gaps in EACH of the following areas:
1. One Instructional Essay exploring the nuances of Writing About Literature. (4-5) Pages, single spaced, Times New Roman, MLA style.
2. One Essay exploring The Reading of Folk, Fairy, and Origin/Mythological Didactic Tales (5-8) Pages, single spaced, Times New Roman, MLA style.
3. One Essay on Race, Humor, and the Portrayal of Women in Shakespeare's Othello (8-10) pages, single spaced, Times New Roman, MLA style.
In conjunction with the 30th Annual Literature at the University of Texas at El Paso, featuring Dr. Neil Campbell of the University of Derby, the Graduate Student English Association (GradSEA) invites proposals for panels or individual papers for a graduate conference entitled "The Global American West" that will take place at UTEP on March 26-28, 2015. Author of The Rhizomatic West and PostWesterns, among other major works, Campbell is a leading theorist of critical regionalism whose work reads the American West not as a stratified or constrained space, but as a ruptured and fluid discursive system.