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4th Global Conference: Making Sense of:Suffering (November 2013: Athens, Greece)

Tuesday, March 26, 2013 - 8:08am
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net

4th Global Conference
Making Sense of:Suffering

Sunday 10th November 2013 – Tuesday 12th November 2013
Athens, Greece

Call for Presentations
This inter- and multi-disciplinary conference seeks to explore if, or to what extent, meaning can be found in suffering. During the course of living our lives, we are invariably forced to stop and question why we suffer – be it through illness, pain, loss, grief or the multitude of distressing circumstances which we encounter. Problems arise in a variety of contexts and due to a bewildering variety of conditions. And because our lives are constant streams of experience, the nature of suffering and consequently the "meaning" of such suffering continually varies and changes.

2nd Global Conference: Body Horror: Contagion, Mutation, Transformation (November 2013: Athens, Grrece)

Tuesday, March 26, 2013 - 2:59am
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net

2nd Global Conference
Body Horror: Contagion, Mutation, Transformation

Friday 1st November 2013 – Sunday 3rd November 2013
Athens, Greece

Call for Presentations
The body. My body. This thing which is with me all day, every day, from my birth to my death. This flesh which is me. My intimate life-long friend.

In our day-to-day living we have no reason to question or to doubt our bodies. Until the bond of trust is shaken or broken. Something happens. To my body. Something inside: going wrong. A betrayal: a turning against: an unwelcome and unwanted change. From which there is no escape, no running away, nowhere to hide. This is happening to me.

Echi Oltremare: Italy and the Mediterranean... Interactions and Intersections, (June 14-15, 2013 Rome, ITALY)

Monday, March 25, 2013 - 6:25pm
New Echoes and Voices in Italian Studies

Comparative and interdisciplinary analyses pertinent to Italian and Diasporic Studies are welcome and may encompass literature, film studies, Italian-American studies, history, art history, philosophy, anthropology, music, political science, religion, gender studies, food studies, visual arts, architecture and urban studies, intercultural studies, and any other relevant discipline.

Possible topics may include but are not limited to the following:


Monday, March 25, 2013 - 4:26pm
Thought Catalog

Thought Catalog, a New York City-based media brand, welcomes
abstracts from seasoned scholars and graduate students for our Digital Books Division. Topics should represent cutting-edge interdisciplinary scholarship that engages popular culture and history, media and representation, music and identity, or politics and culture. These abstracts will be reviewed by our Digital Books team and accepted proposals may be turned into eBooks for a general audience.

All NON-FICTION proposals will be considered; however we are particularly interested in interdisciplinary, focused cultural commentary in the following realms:

2013 Wooden O Symposium, August 12-14, 2013

Monday, March 25, 2013 - 10:57am
2013 Wooden O Symposium / Southern Utah University and the Utah Shakespeare Festival

The Wooden O Symposium is a cross-disciplinary Shakespeare Studies conference sponsored by Southern Utah University's Center for Shakespeare Studies and the Utah Shakespeare Festival. It is scheduled for Aug 12-14, 2013, in Cedar City, Utah. Scholars attending the conference will have the unique opportunity of immersing themselves in research and performance in one of the most beautiful natural settings in the western United States.