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CFP: Slayage Conference on the Whedonverses Eight

updated: 
Thursday, May 11, 2017 - 2:32pm
Whedon Studies Association
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 8, 2018

Slayage: The Journal of Whedon Studies, the Whedon Studies Association, and conveners Stacey Abbott and Cynthia Burkhead invite proposals for the eighth biennial Slayage Conference on the Whedonverses (SCW8). Devoted to Joss Whedon’s creative works, SCW8 will be held on the campus of the University of North Alabama, Florence, Alabama, June 21-24, 2018. The conference will be organized by Local Arrangements Chair Cynthia Burkhead, along with Slayage alumns Anissa Graham, Stephanie Graves, Jennifer Butler Keeton, and Brenna Wardell

CFP: Postcolonial Economies: Genealogies of Capital and the Colonial Encounter (edited collection)

updated: 
Thursday, May 18, 2017 - 5:30pm
Maureen Ruprecht Fadem (CUNY) and Michael O'Sullivan (Chinese U HK)
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, September 30, 2017

Regarding an ongoing research project at Columbia University, Barnard student Sabrina Singer reflected that when she walks around the campus, now, she wonders: “What else is history going to forget?”[i] The research Singer and her colleagues are doing looks at the historical ties between the institution now educating them and the historical institution of slavery. We were prompted to similar reflections having visited Yale’s Peabody Museum and an exhibit there of Elihu Yale’s gemstones collection. Included in the display is a painting of Yale: he is pictured with a large unfinished diamond ring on his finger, symbolizing Britain’s dominance over India.

Face and Speech Panel at PAMLA Nov. 10-12

updated: 
Thursday, May 11, 2017 - 2:35pm
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, May 21, 2017

The PAMLA (Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association) 2017 Conference will be held at the lovely Chaminade University of Honolulu (with the official conference hotel being the Ala Moana) from Friday, November 10 to Sunday, November 12.

This session focuses on the epistemic, philosophical, and political implications of seeing and speaking. It starts from the image of a face that speaks—an image that solicits further thoughts about the relation between visual arts and literary texts, between representation and dialogue imagination, between being seen as the other and speaking as the other.

Belief in Contemporary Global Capitalism

updated: 
Thursday, May 11, 2017 - 2:35pm
CLCWeb: Comparative Literature and Culture (Purdue University)
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 15, 2018

Belief in Contemporary Global CapitalismDeadline for submissions: 15 January 2018

CFP: Interstitial Journal (Politics in the Age of Trump and Brexit)

updated: 
Thursday, May 11, 2017 - 2:35pm
Interstitial Journal
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, August 1, 2017

In the modern era and accelerating in the age of Trump and Brexit, interstitiality, or the space between one boundary and the next, has become an urgent area of investigation. Existing within and between entities, interstices challenge conventional understandings of boundedness, inviting us to rethink the space between objects and ideas as an erupting site of transformation. From this view, rigid divisions can no longer be taken for granted, whether political (as in the case of national borders) or scholarly (such as the emphasis on discrete academic disciplines).

The Idea of Prose Style: A Symposium

updated: 
Thursday, May 11, 2017 - 2:36pm
Sean Pryor / University of New South Wales, Matthew Sussman / Sydney University
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, June 15, 2017

The Idea of Prose Style: A Symposium
13-15 December, 2017
University of Sydney and University of New South Wales
 
Confirmed Keynote Speakers:
Garrett Stewart (University of Iowa)
Daniel Tyler (Oxford University)
Rebecca Walkowitz (Rutgers University)
 

Levinas, the Material, and Ethics

updated: 
Thursday, May 11, 2017 - 2:37pm
North American Levinas Society
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Levinas, the Material, and Ethics

 North American Levinas Society

12th Annual International Conference

Loyola University Chicago

Chicago, IL, USA

July 24-27, 2017 

Plenary Speakers:

Adriaan Peperzak, Loyola University Chicago

Tom Sparrow, Slippery Rock University

Annual Talmudic Lecture: Georges Hansel, SIREL

 

CFP: Women in Literature Panel at PAMLA Nov. 10-12

updated: 
Monday, May 8, 2017 - 1:37pm
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, May 21, 2017

We invite proposals for papers dealing with any aspect of women in literature. This session welcomes proposals on a wide variety of topics, with particular consideration granted to papers that engage with the 2017 conference theme of "The Sense of Sight: Visuality, Visibility, & Ways of Seeing." Possible foci might include narrative perspectives and frames; visual aesthetics; voyeurism; beauty and sublimity; and/or constructions of subjectivity.

Proposals may be submitted via PAMLA's online submission form: http://pamla.org/node/add/proposal

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