category: theory

The Science of Affect in American Literature and Culture, (NeMLA, Hartford, CT March 17-20 2016, abstracts due Sept 30)

full name / name of organization: 
Allison Siehnel (University at Buffalo) Nicole Zeftel (CUNY Graduate Center) / NeMLA
contact email: 
NZeftel@gmail.com, Please submit abstracts through NeMLA's site here: https://www.cfplist.com/nemla/Home/cfp

Patricia Clough has recently identified what she calls an “affective turn” in fields across the humanities and social sciences, which reimagine the place of emotion and the body within the politic

Shakespeare's Things

full name / name of organization: 
ACLA, March 17-20, Cambridge, MA
contact email: 
lawrence.switzky@utoronto.ca

This seminar invites presentations on the liveliness, actual or apparent sentience, and uncanny autonomy of objects in Shakespeare’s plays.

ACLA 2016: Visual (Inter)Changes in the Mediterranean Basin: Medieval & Renaissance Western and Eastern Illuminated Manuscripts

full name / name of organization: 
Nhora Serrano/ ACLA
contact email: 
nserrano@hamilton.edu

ACLA 2016 (Harvard Univ., Cambridge, MA: March 17-20,2016)

Visual (Inter)Changes in the Mediterranean Basin: Medieval & Renaissance Western and Eastern Illuminated Manuscripts

Placing Bilingualism: Bilingualism in Comparative Perspective Seminar at ACLA Annual Meeting

full name / name of organization: 
Kate Costello/ University of Oxford
contact email: 
kate.costello@orinst.ox.ac.uk

Placing Bilingualism: Bilingualism in Comparative Perspective
Seminar at ACLA Annual Meeting
March 17-20, Harvard University, Cambridge MA

Submission deadline: September 23

Feminist Singularities [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
ACLA 2016: American Comparative Literature Association
contact email: 
jardam@ucla.edu

Co-organizers: Jacquelyn Ardam, UCLA; Ronjaunee Chatterjee, CalArts

[UPDATE] Performance and/as Exception (ACLA 2016, March 17 -20, Harvard University)

full name / name of organization: 
William Burch (Rutgers University)
contact email: 
Burch.William@Rutgers.edu

The state of exception, theorized by Carl Schmitt and Giorgio Agamben, describes the state’s ability to grant exemptions to the normative order of its own law, and in so doing to perform itself as a

[UPDATE] ACLA 2016 Seminar: Morphology of the Trauma Text

full name / name of organization: 
Jay Rajiva, Georgia State University; Jennifer Olive, Georgia State University
contact email: 
jrajiva@gsu.edu; jolive1@gsu.edu

Seminar Proposal for ACLA 2016 (American Comparative Literature Association)
March 17-20, 2016
Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts

Making Time/Making Space: Temporality in Medieval and Renaissance Drama, 51st ICMS, May 12-16, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Medieval and Renaissance Drama Society
contact email: 
fnapolitano@radford.edu

This session will examine how early drama produced time (or experiences of time) often through the strategic use of space.

Publication of 5 Edited Books with ISBN

full name / name of organization: 
Professor B.Panda
contact email: 
prof.panda19845@gmail.com

Call for Papers for Edited Books with ISBN
Last Date 31st December 2015

ACLA 2016: Philip Roth’s Trans-disciplinary Translation: Psychoanalysis, Ethics, and Philosophy of Mind (proposals due 09/23)

full name / name of organization: 
Maren Scheurer / Goethe-University Frankfurt am Main, Germany
contact email: 
Scheurer@em.uni-frankfurt.de

When Horace Engdahl, permanent secretary of the Nobel prize jury, proclaimed in 2008 that "The US is too isolated, too insular.

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