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MUDDIED WATERS: Decomposing the Anthropocene

updated: 
Friday, January 13, 2017 - 2:43pm
EGSA @ York University (Toronto, ON)
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, February 15, 2017

“This is a watery place, a place of second sight, and the watery flood.” – Patrick Friesen

Muddied Waters is a one-day interdisciplinary colloquium organized by the English Graduate Student Association (EGSA) at York University, Toronto, on Friday, May 26th, 2017. 

Staging Utopias: Shakespeare in Print and Performance

updated: 
Monday, January 9, 2017 - 12:34pm
ESRA (European Shakespeare Research Association)
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, May 1, 2017

Call for Papers: Staging Utopias: Shakespeare in Print and Performance

The European Shakespeare Research Association (ESRA) is holding their 2017 Conference: Shakespeare and European Theatrical Cultures: AnAtomizing Text and Stage on 27 – 30 July 2017 at University of Gdańsk and The Gdańsk Shakespeare Theatre, Poland.

Theoretical Analysis at Work

updated: 
Monday, January 9, 2017 - 1:05pm
Laura Tilton
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, January 12, 2017

Laura Tilton

Prof. Greg Salyer

LIT-500-Q1414 Literary Theory

1/02/17

Theoretical Analysis at Work

Carceracialization: histories, bodies, assemblages

updated: 
Monday, January 9, 2017 - 4:21pm
Katherine Thorsteinson / MLA 2018
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, February 10, 2017

Discuss the racialized chronopolitics of US mass incarceration through phenomenology, embodied rhythms, assemblage theory, genre/narratology, plantation-to-prison history, genealogy, waning sovereignty, revolt, or other temporal approaches. "Mass-incarceration" is defined broadly here to include institutions that overlap in the "prison industrial complex", police powers, the surveillance state, border security, and so forth. Many disciplines are encouraged: History, Literature, Anthropology, Cultural Studies, Criminology, Sociology, Law, Philosophy, Film and Media Studies, Theatre Studies, Gender Studies, Africana Studies, Ethnic Studies, and so forth.

Cohen-Dylan Special Issue

updated: 
Monday, January 9, 2017 - 1:32pm
Rupkatha Journal on Interdisciplinary Studies in Humanities
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, February 15, 2017

We are inviting articles on the Focus Area and the General Areas for the Vol. IX, No. 1, 2017.Focus Area: “Cohen-Dylan”

We are inviting critical articles on the lives, works and times of Leonard Cohen and Bob Dylan.

To be guest-edited by

Prof. Sudev Pratim Basu, Ph D
Associate Professor of English, Department of English & Modern European Languages, Visva-Bharati, Santiniketan.

Details at http://rupkatha.com/callforpapers.php

General Areas:

Papers can be submitted on any topic on,

Announcement: CFP for Issue #1 of The Journal of David Foster Wallace Studies

updated: 
Monday, January 9, 2017 - 1:36pm
The International David Foster Wallace Society
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, June 30, 2017

The Journal of David Foster Wallace Studies

Call for Papers:

Published by The International David Foster Wallace Society, The Journal of David Foster Wallace Studies is a double-blind, peer-reviewed print journal aimed at the international academic and professional communities engaged with Wallace’s work. The goal of the journal is to publish the most recent scholarship in the development of Wallace Studies and to encourage and identify new lines of inquiry for the discipline.

14th Annual MEGAA Symposium: Borders, Boundaries, Beliefs

updated: 
Monday, January 9, 2017 - 1:35pm
Miami University English Graduate and Adjunct Association (MEGAA)
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, February 5, 2017

14th Annual Miami University English Graduate and Adjunct Association (MEGAA) Symposium

Borders, Boundaries, Beliefs

Friday, March 10, 2017 — Oxford, Ohio

 

“Living on borders and in margins, keeping intact one's shifting and multiple identity and integrity, is like trying to swim in a new element, an 'alien' element.”

        -- Gloria Anzaldua,

        Borderlands/La Frontera: The New Mestiza

 

CFP for MSA 19: Modernism and/as Refuge

updated: 
Monday, January 9, 2017 - 12:34pm
University of Essex
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, January 12, 2017

Refuge, as a condition of displacement, seeking place, and placement, and the experience of moving oneself from a position of real or perceived harm to a position of real or perceived safety, interacts in complex and illuminating ways with perceptions of home and homelessness, belonging, citizenship, state and statelessness, personhood, language, loss, as well as with everyday practices and modes of dwelling, and the emotional and cognitive strategies used to configure the past, the present, and the future. Prompted by real historical transformations and mass displacements on an unprecedented scale, the notion/condition of refuge operated vigorously, if ambivalently, in the late nineteenth and the first half of the twentieth century.

Diagram - cfp for special issue of Drain

updated: 
Thursday, January 5, 2017 - 2:42pm
Drain
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, February 28, 2017

What is a diagram? How do maps, charts, plans, DNA sequencing, weather mapping, computer glitches and Internet cartography blur the boundaries between ‘art’ and ‘information’? Drain calls for artworks, thought experiments, essays and reviews that explore how data has been weaved into artworks and in the other direction, artworks into data. How are surveillance, spying, data collection explored by artists?  Does Google Earth problematize artists’ relationships with space and mapping? Is there an algorithmic aesthetics?  What is at the source of the renewed artistic interest in Cybernetics?

Modernist Prolepsis, Productive Irreconcilability, and the Thingly Lyric Object

updated: 
Thursday, January 5, 2017 - 3:03pm
Modernist Studies Association Conference, Amsterdam, August 10-13, 2017
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, January 11, 2017

This panel seeks papers on American modernist poetry that address the current debate among new materialist/speculative realist scholars on the ontological status of the thing itself by considering modernism’s approach to a thing's multiplicity—specifically, its irreducibility to a single set of definitions or characteristics that ground it ontologically. 

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