category: theory

[Panel to be Proposed] Multimodal Literature and Narrative Communication- March 5-8, 2015 at Chicago

full name / name of organization: 
International Narrative Conference
contact email: 
ghosal.2@osu.edu

In the last two decades we have seen a proliferation of what scholars like Wolfgang Hallet, Alison Gibbons, and others have called "multimodal literature." These texts, which include Mark Danielews

Festival of Faith and Music March 26-28, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Calvin College
contact email: 
mmccampbell@leeuniversity.edu

Call for Papers: Festival of Faith and Music

March 26-28, 2015 
Calvin College


Grand Rapids, Michigan

“(Im)Materiality in English and Welsh Medieval Culture” (Kalamazoo 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Daniel Helbert
contact email: 
dhelbert [at] alumni.ubc.ca

The recent trend in medieval literary studies to emphasize inanimate objects and materiality as a means of contextualizing or de-emphasizing human and humanist activities has encouraged two, perhaps u

CFP: Literature (General) Southwest PCA/ACA (11/1/14; 2/11-2/14/15)

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Popular Culture American Culture Association
contact email: 
srees@usao.edu

Organizers of the 36th annual Southwest Popular Culture and American Culture Association conference seek paper and panel submissions to the “Literature (General)” category.

Ethics of Storytelling: Historical Imagination in Contemporary Literature, Media and Visual Arts, June 4-6, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
University of Turku, Finland
contact email: 
ethicsofstorytelling@gmail.com

What strategies do contemporary arts (such as literature, film, visual, media and performative arts) employ to narrate experiences that resist telling and imagining,

Apes, Humans, and Other Primates (Ottawa, ACCUTE 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Marc André Fortin (Université de Sherbrooke)
contact email: 
marc.fortin@usherbrooke.ca

Non-human primates often play the role of “other” to the rational and civilized human animal in literature.

Poetry and Collaboration in the Age of Modernism, 2-3 July 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Trinity College Dublin
contact email: 
collaboratingmuse@gmail.com

Keynote Speakers:
Alex Davis (University College Cork)
Peter Howarth (Queen Mary)

Photography, Testimony, and the Voyeuristic Gaze: Bearing Witness to Trauma

full name / name of organization: 
North Eastern Modern Language Association
contact email: 
jonhunter6@gmail.com

This panel seeks papers on the relation between trauma and representation in photography and related visual media. How do images of atrocities both provoke and disarm our voyeuristic gaze?

"Representing Afghanistan" - NeMLA Panel, 30 April-3 May, Toronto 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Alla Ivanchikova/NeMLA
contact email: 
ivanchikova@hws.edu

This seminar is designed to bring together scholars whose work examines representations of Afghanistan in literature, non-fiction, film, and new media published in the aftermath of 9/11 and the subseq

Death in the Cityscape: CRAS Special Issue 01/04/15 (Abst.01/12/14 )

full name / name of organization: 
Canadian Review of American Studies
contact email: 
dcalabre@uwo.ca

Death in the Cityscape: A Special Issue of Canadian Review of American Studies

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