The West in Asia/Asia in the West
8-9 November 2012, Senate House, University of London
Keynote speakers include: Professor Phillip Tew (Brunel University) and Professor Christoph Lindner (University of Amsterdam)
'Texts are always sites of evaluative struggle between the "high" and the "low", whatever the presumed hierarchical positioning of their overall domain.' (Léon Hunt)
This year's MLA convention puts special emphasis on "conversation" as a model for our own scholarly exchanges. Our panel welcomes papers that analyze "conversation" as a form of collaboration, as a compositional practice, and interpretive hermeneutic in early modern England. As Katherine Larson has recently argued, "conversation" represents a "matrix of issues – the intersections among oral and written and verbal and physical interchange, the threshold between "private" and "public" communications and the sanctity of the boundaries of conversational spaces." In addition to synchronic exchanges among contemporary interlocutors, we are interested in:
The International Academic Forum in conjunction with its global partners is proud to announce the Inaugural European Conference on the Arts and Humanities, to be held from July 18-21 2013, at theThistle Brighton, Brighton, UK.
Special Theme: "Connectedness, Identity and Alienation in the Arts and Humanities"
The proposed book would include critical analyses on the issues of race, gender and power-politics in the plays of Girish Karnad, Vijay Tendulkar, Badal Sircar, Mahesh Dattani, Mahasweta Devi and other Indian playwrights.
We have a preliminary talk with Pencraft International, who is willing to publish the same. Researchers are suggested to send full paper with a brief bio-note and declaration as MS-Word (2003-2007) e-mail attachment to
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The papers submitted should reflect sincere academic work contributing new knowledge or innovative critical research to the subject discussed.
Guidelines for Contributors
Call for Papers
The Rake's Progress: Stravinsky, Hogarth, Hockney, Auden, and Kallman
October 26-27, 2012
The University of Colorado at Boulder Art Museum, College of Music, and Center for British and Irish Studies
To be held in conjunction with the CU-Boulder Opera's performances of The Rake's Progress and the CU Art Museum's exhibit, Hockney and Hogarth: Selections from the CU Art Museum's Collection of British Art (featuring Hockney's A Rake's Progress, 1961-63)
KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Dr. Russell Berman (Stanford University)
How do various systems of authority (e.g. literary, political, sexual, cultural, economic, linguistic) seek to control individuals, groups, or cultural movements? How do individuals, groups, or cultural movements engage in resistance to subjection?
Journal of Theory and Criticism
Semiotics as a Theory of Culture: Deciphering the Meanings of Cultural Texts