category: theory

Screen Textures: Haptics, Tactility, and the Moving Image, October 17–18, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Film Studies, University of Pittsburgh
contact email: 
pittfilmgradconference@gmail.com
“When verbal and visual representation is saturated, meanings seep into bodily and other dense, seemingly silent registers.”
Laura Marks, The Skin of the Film

[UPDATE] East/ West Cultural Passage conference: Changing Places, 29-31 May 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Lucian Blaga University of Sibiu, Romania
contact email: 
karina.schneider@ulbsibiu.ro

CALL FOR PAPERS

CHANGING PLACES

29-31 May 2014

The Department of Anglo-American and German Studies at Lucian Blaga University of Sibiu

Second call for papers: Distance and Proximity

full name / name of organization: 
UCL
contact email: 
culturalinquiry.ucl@gmail.com

“Distance and Proximity”

BIRTH STUDIES AREA MPCA/ACA Oct. 3-5, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Todd Comer
contact email: 
proftod@gmail.com

2014 Midwest Popular Culture Association Conference
October 3-5, 2014
Indianapolis, IN, at the JW Marriott Indianapolis
Deadline: April 30, 2014

[UPDATE] Urban Futures-Squaring Circles: Europe, China and the World in 2050, 10-11 October 2014, Lisbon, Portugal

full name / name of organization: 
Institute of Social Sciences - University of Lisbon; Institute of Studies for the Integration of Systems (ISIS) in Rome; Institute of Future Cities of The Chinese University of Hong KongK (IfC-CUH)
contact email: 
lmbalula@ics.ul.pt

EXTENDED DEADLINE FOR ABSTRACTS SUBMISSION: 12 April 2014

CONFERENCE THEMES AND THREADS
Theme I: Scenarios for Cities of the Future
Theme II: People & Societies in Future Cities

CfP The 4th Global Conference 'Europe Inside-Out: Europe and Europeaness Exposed to Plural Observers ', Athens, 23 – 24 May 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Euroacademia
contact email: 
office@euroacademia.eu

The 4th Global Conference
‘Europe Inside-Out: Europe and Europeaness Exposed to Plural Observers’
Athens, Greece

CALL FOR PANELS AND PAPERS

THE DATES: 23 – 24 May 2014

CfP for the Panel: The European Way – Identitarian Representations of Europe in Visual Arts, Performing Arts and Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Euroacademia
contact email: 
office@euroacademia.eu

Call for Papers for the Panel:
The European Way – Identitarian Representations of Europe in Visual Arts, Performing Arts and Literature

1st Global Conference: What Is It that still Scares Us?: Mapping Fears in Contemporary Europe (July 2014: Oxford, United Kingdo

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher, Inter-disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
fa1@inter-disciplinary.net

1st Global Conference
What Is It that still Scares Us?: Mapping Fears in Contemporary Europe

Tuesday 29th – Thursday 31st July 2014
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Crossing the Line: Ritual and Superstition at Sea CFP

full name / name of organization: 
University of Bristol
contact email: 
jimmy.packham@bristol.ac.uk; l.publicover@bristol.ac.uk

A workshop at the ss Great Britain organised by the University of Bristol and the Brunel Institute
Thursday 12 June, 2014
Admission Free / Lunch Provided

Plenary Speaker: Dr Kirsty Reid

Aging and the Posthuman (26 March deadline; MLA '15)

full name / name of organization: 
Modern Language Association Age Studies Discussion Group
contact email: 
cport@coastal.edu; jboyle@coastal.edu

In a scholarly context that is increasingly turning to the posthuman, the transhuman, and the virtual, explorations of the embodied experience of age and its cultural resonances offer crucial insights

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