category: theory

Cognitive Approaches to Literature session at PAMLA Annual Conference November 6-8, 2015, Portland, Oregon

full name / name of organization: 
Elsie Galbreath Haley/ Pacific Ancient and Modern Languages Association
contact email: 
haleye@msudenver.edu

Papers that explore any cognitive approach to literature are invited to this special session at the PAMLA Annual Convention, Portland State University and Hilton Portland November 6-8, 2015.

Modalities: Politics and Poetics, 18-19 Sept 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Rice University English Graduate Symposium
contact email: 
submissions@modalities2015.com

This is a symposium about –alities. Now commonplace, terms like temporality, governmentality, positionality, and so on have made their way into literary studies and the humanities more broadly. The broadening of scholarship beyond the human now underway requires that we take a fresh look at the poetics and politics of interpretation, whether or not our scholarship studies the nonhuman explicitly. At the precise moment at which we are being told to look “outside,” we need to get clear again: what is this outside? Is it thinkable? Can we say what we have been saying in such a climate?

Reminder: Edited Collection / Rethinking Globalization and Spatial Scale [Abstracts May 29th]

full name / name of organization: 
North Carolina State University
contact email: 
globalspatialscale.collection@gmail.com

We are seeking essays for an edited collection titled Rethinking Globalization and Spatial Scale. The goal of the volume is to bring together interdisciplinary research on globalization spanning the humanities and social sciences that foregrounds theoretical and methodological conceptualizations of scale—how people, capital, goods, material infrastructure, ideas, and power aggregate along or slide among different degrees or levels of attachment, from personal to local to national to transnational.

PERFORMART ’15 / II. Performing Art Conference

full name / name of organization: 
DAKAM
contact email: 
info@performartconference.org

PERFORMART ’15 / II. Performing Art Conference

Violent Bodies Graduate Conference at The Ohio State University, Oct. 30th-31st, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Organization (EGO) at The Ohio State University
contact email: 
ego.osu@gmail.com

Violent bodies pervade literature and cultural history and remain a topic of profound importance in current events.

Saga Making in Contemporary (Jap)animations

full name / name of organization: 
PAMLA
contact email: 
takmancooldude@aol.com

Special session for 113th Annual Conference of Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association - Portland, Oregon Friday, November 6 - Sunday, November 8, 2015.

The House in the Mind: Architectural Space and the Imagination

full name / name of organization: 
Wadham College, Oxford
contact email: 
houseinthemind@gmail.com

The House in the Mind: Architectural Space and the Imagination

A conference to be held at Wadham College, Oxford
Wednesday 16 – Thursday 17 March 2016

SRS 7th Biennial Conference 18-20 July 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Society for Renaissance Studies / Glasgow University, UK
contact email: 
arts-rensoc2016@glasgow.ac.uk

School of Culture and Creative Arts, University of Glasgow
http://rensoc.org.uk/

Confirmed Keynote Speakers:

REMINDER: APCS 2015 Panel - "Narrative Borders: Literature, Film, and Psychoanalysis" (Oct 22-24 2015, New Brunswick NJ)

full name / name of organization: 
Margeaux Feldman and Philip Sayers
contact email: 
margeaux.feldman@mail.utoronto.ca; p.sayers@mail.utoronto.ca

For a panel for the Association for the Psychoanalysis of Culture and Society's 2015 Conference, we are seeking two papers on the intersections of psychoanalysis, literature, and film.

2015 World Picture Conference

full name / name of organization: 
University of Toronto/World Picture
contact email: 
worldpicturejournal@gmail.com

2015 World Picture Conference
"Faculty"
Keynote Speakers:
Christoph Menke (Goethe-Universitat, Frankfurt am Main)
& Olivia Boudreau

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