Even before his untimely passing in 1987, Primo Levi's contributions to the Italophone literary panorama inspired a significant amount of critical responses. One could argue that his name has become synonymous with contemporary representations of the Italian Jewry, including (but not limited to) artistic reflections of World War II and the Shoah. This volume aims to highlight new or underexplored approaches to the study of the Italkim, but also to properly contextualize and further the extant critical discourse on Italian-speaking, foreign-born authors such as Edith Bruck and Giorgio Pressburger who (among others) have had an undeniable impact on how Italian and European audiences perceive the modern Jewish experience.
Is It All About the Text? Reading, Writing, Teaching, Technologizing, Theorizing
Annual Graduate English Conference at Southern Connecticut State University--Saturday, April 20, 2013
Conference Organizer: Dr. Vara Neverow
Southern Connecticut State University
New Haven, CT
Saturday, April 20, 2013
9:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Is It All About the Text?
Reading, Writing, Teaching, Technologizing, Theorizing
Adaptation and Reinvention on Page, Stage and Screen
25th May 2013
Submission deadline: 24th March 2013
This one-day symposium aims to facilitate cross-disciplinary discussion between scholars in Film, Theatre, Television, Neo-Victorian Studies, Literature, Adaptation Studies, and Fan and Popular Culture Studies. At its heart is the research question:
In what ways do modern representations of the villain in popular culture draw on the popular culture and iconic villains of the Victorian period?
Most literary works take place within the context of some sort of constructed space, e.g. a house, an office, a transit node, a place of worship, a place of performance. The constraints and opportunities of such a setting often contribute to our understanding of characters, actions and ideas. Architecture also provides a rich system of tropes by which readers and writers can define important elements of text either literally or figuratively. This panel seeks papers on literary works from any genre, region or time period that consider the treatment of architecture as background, foreground, structural model or other component of the literary work or works in question.
This conference focuses on the influence of cultural 'legacies' within current humanities research. By highlighting the work of postgraduates and early career researchers, this interdisciplinary conference will examine the various ways in which 'legacies' are created, restructured, perpetuated and even rejected. It will also question whether newer disciplines respond to cultural mythologies by establishing their own 'legacy' as a means of achieving academic authentication.
Call for Papers
Kang English Journal, Vol. 19 (September 2013)
welcome original submissions from domestic and foreign scholars in
the fields of literature, linguistics, English teaching, and cultural
studies. In addition to articles on research, methodology and
criticism, the journal also welcomes book reviews.
Deadlines: May 20, 2013
Interdisciplinary journal CASCA enables authors to publish papers in various areas of social sciences, culture and art. The journal publishes scientific papers and book reviews thematically related to literary theory, history of art, philosophy, anthropology, history, archeology, sociology, culturology, politicology, communicology, etc.
We are interested in publishing scientific and expert papers, book reviews, exhibition reviews, web portals, etc.
Call for Papers
Art History and Visual Culture Area
2013 Midwest Popular Culture Association Conference
Friday-Sunday, October 11-13, 2013
St. Louis, MO
St. Louis Union Station Hotel, A Doubletree by Hilton
Deadline: April 30, 2013
The Art History and Visual Culture Area of The Midwest Popular Culture Association is now accepting proposals for its upcoming Conference in October 2013.
Proposals will be accepted from any area relating to art history and visual culture. Potential topics could include, but are not limited to:
• Museum Studies
• Representations of artists in film and/or literature
• Illustrated texts
• Single-artist studies
• Visual Advertisements
Link to CFP: http://melancholyandpain.liv.ac.uk/?page_id=2
- Dr Nick Davis, University of Liverpool
- Professor Chris Eccleston, University of Bath
- Professor Ronald Levao, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
- Dr Mary Ann Lund, University of Leicester
- Dr Marie Mulvey-Roberts, Bristol, The University of the West of England
- Professor Andrej Stancak, University of Liverpool
- Professor Susan Wolfson, Princeton University
Anemoi is a new peer-reviewed undergraduate journal of pre-modern studies being published by students at New College of Florida in Sarasota. We are looking for submissions and team members. We aim to provide a voice and CV opportunities to undergraduates.
This is an opportunity for new scholars to be published or involved in the facilitation of the journal. In addition to submitting papers for publication, students who would like to be more involved may apply on the website to be reviewers; students are also encouraged to take part in our publicity efforts as part of our outreach team. In return anyone on the outreach team will be given credit for their efforts.