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
email@example.com on or before April 30, 2012.
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
Indigenous Studies - Midwest Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association, Columbus, OH, Friday-Sunday, October 12-14, 2012
Panel and paper proposal deadline: 30 APRIL 2012
The Indigenous Studies area of the Midwest Popular Culture Association seeks panel and paper proposals for the annual Midwest Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association conference, this year to be held Friday-Sunday, 12-14 October 2012 at the Renaissance Columbus Downtown Hotel in Columbus, Ohio.
International Conference on Nollywood, Women, and Cultural Identity
May 8th – 11th 2012 at the Benue State University Theatre Arts Complex, Makurdi, Nigeria