Special issue of Fat Studies: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Body Weight and Society on Visual Representation, edited by Stefanie Snider, PhD
Papers are invited to explore the representation of rights and pivotal roles of women in Cornelian Drama. Please submit by June 15, 2012, a proposal of fifty words maximum to Max Adrien, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
November 23th-24th, 2012
Department of English
National Taipei University of Technology
Taipei, Taiwan, ROC
Laura Quinney, Brandeis University
William Flesch, Brandeis University
Culture, Citizenship, and Mass Spectacle
Session Leaders: Kimberly Jannarone, Professor, University of California, Santa Cruz and Keren Zaiontz, Lecturer, Roehampton University, London, UK
Roundtable Participants: Dr. Judith Roof, Dr. Joseph Campana, Dr. Timothy Morton, Dr. Colleen Lamos, Dr. Renee Hoogland
Keynote Address: Dr. Lee Edelman
Rice University English Symposium
Sept. 14-15, 2012
After Queer, After Humanism
Call for Papers [Deadline: June 30, 2012]
Terror and the Inhuman Conference
Department of Modern Culture and Media
Providence, Rhode Island
October 25 - 27, 2012
Keynote Lectures to be delivered by:
Adriana Cavarero (University of Verona)
Jared Sexton (University of California, Irvine)
Almost twenty years ago Tony Kushner raised the rafters with his epic Angels in America and this gave just cause for playwrights to recognize that Kushner was now the new benchmark and, as Arthur Miller said, attention must be paid. The HBO televised Angels gave many admirers and aspirers an opportunity to see the play more so than even its many nationwide productions. The influence of Kushner and his plays has reached into the context and subtext of a mindset that reconsidered what plays can do as art, and as socio-political activism reflected in both traditional and tradition-defying new drama.
Call for papers "Circulations of/in Cinema"
Université de Toulouse II - Le Mirail, France
June 17-19, 2013 UPDATE / DATE MODIFIED
In 1958, André Bazin asked: "What is cinema"? One of his objectives was to define the ontological specificity of the cinematographic art. In the following decades, this fundamental question was taken up and amplified. There were many answers to that initial question: most of them focused on the relation between screen and spectator. Today, in an era of digital images, with the democratization of cinematographic practices, in terms both of production and reception, it seems important to return to a definition of cinema in its technical specificity. One could approach the subject from three angles:
Expressions of interest are invited from scholars across the humanities interested in philosophy, theatre and performance to contribute to an edited volume on:
"Žižek and Performance"
NTU Studies in Language and Literature is a refereed journal of literature and culture published biannually (in June and December) by the National Taiwan University Press for the Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures, National Taiwan University. Devoted to generating intellectual and trans-cultural dialogues, NTU Studies in Language and Literature welcomes original submissions from all over the world dealing with literary and related texts and informed by theoretical, interdisciplinary, or comparative perspectives or approaches. Reviews, review essays, and commentaries on recent debates and controversies are also welcome.