Aligned with MMLA's 2011 Convention theme "Play...no, Seriously," this panel is interested in the ways performative or experimental criticism can meet the challenges of reading innovative literary texts. We are particularly interested in the interplay between critical reading and writing on self-reflexive and minor texts that resist normative critical practices.
CALL FOR PAPERS
"Schrift / Script: Writing and Image-Character in the Work of Walter Benjamin"
Thursday, November 3-Saturday, November 5, 2011 at Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey, USA
International Conference of the International Walter Benjamin Society
How does understanding violence and masculinity as interrelated illuminate intersections between religious, national, sexual, ranked, or racial identities? Excellent scholarship in gender studies over the past several decades has emphasized the extent to which masculinity has been an under-examined norm and stressed the many forms masculinity takes in the early modern period. This collection builds on those efforts by interrogating how masculinity and violence are specifically linked and by considering the ways multiple identity categories simultaneously influence constructions of masculinity.
The Citizen-Subject Revisited
CFP: Marxist Literary Group
South Atlantic Modern Language Association
Topic: The Digital Futures of Marxism
"'Wid mi riddim, wid me rhyme, wid me own sense of time':
Cultural Flows in Caribbean and South Asian Diasporic Poetry"
University of Heidelberg, 12-14 April 2012
Uncertainty: Theory in the 21st Century
Royal Holloway Postgraduate Symposium
Saturday 11th June 2011
Centre for Creative Collaboration, 16 Acton Street, London, WC1X 9NG
Keynote speakers: Professor Martin McQuillan (Kingston) and Professor Mark Currie (QMUL)
'The most harrowing contemporary fears are born of existential uncertainty'
– Zygmunt Bauman
The Masks of Modernity: Un/covering Global Modernisms
Proposal deadline: May 15, 2011.
"Tourist Spaces. Between Practices and Theories"
University of Palermo, ITALY, July 7-8-9, 2011
Deadline for receiving abstracts: June 10, 2011
InterTexts – a one-day conference on interdisciplinarity
Durham University, Durham, UK
Friday, 23rd September 2011
Abstract submission deadline: 10th June 2011