category: theory

More Things Theory: On Hoarding, Hoarders, and Hoards

full name / name of organization: 
American Comparative Literature Association, Seattle 2015
contact email: 
rrf210@nyu.edu

“More Things Theory” continues the dialogue that began at the 2014 ACLA “Things Theory: Accumulation and Amassment” seminar to reflect on recent emergence of a marked cultural interest in hoar

The Horizons of Community

full name / name of organization: 
Humanities Center, Johns Hopkins University
contact email: 
communityhc15@gmail.com

The Graduate Students of The Humanities Center are proud to announce a Graduate Student Conference on February 27 and 28, 2015.

Producing War: The Militarization of Culture, DUE 10/15/14, [3/26-3/29/15]

full name / name of organization: 
ACLA 2015, Seattle, 3/26-3/29/15
contact email: 
aopitz@stonehill.edu

Our seminar seeks to understand the multivalent ways in which militarism, war and state violence have informed cultural and social processes.

ACLA 2015 Seminar: Pleasures and Dangers of Disguise: Heteronyms and Pseudonyms in Art and Literature (Seattle, 3/26-3/29)

full name / name of organization: 
Christine Marks, LaGuardia Community College, City University of New York
contact email: 
cmarks@lagcc.cuny.edu

Heteronyms and pseudonyms highlight the gaps between authorship and personal identity.

Autobiography in Context, International Interdisciplinary Conference, University of Rijeka, Croatia, 21 and 22 November 2014

full name / name of organization: 
English Department, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Rijeka, Croatia
contact email: 
Irena Grubica: irena.grubica@gmail.com

Autobiography in Context

An International Interdisciplinary Conference

21st & 22nd November 2014
Rijeka, Croatia

CONFIRMED KEYNOTE SPEAKERS

November 6th 2014 - Ottawa Ontario - Language/Discourse

full name / name of organization: 
Carleton University - School of Linguistics and Language Studies
contact email: 
salads.carleton@gmail.com

As a part of an interactive poster session, students across disciplines will join in conversation and showcase their research in the areas of language, linguistics, pedagogy, discourse and/or writing

Seeing Animals, ACLA, Seattle 3/26-3/29 2015

full name / name of organization: 
David Coughlan and Elizabeth Wijaya/ University of Limerick and Cornell University
contact email: 
ew388@cornell.edu

Jacques Derrida’s influential The Animal That Therefore I Am begins with a scene of seeing, as he stands exposed before “a cat that looks at [him] without moving, just to see.” For Donna Haraway

ACLA Gendered Bodies in Literature and Medicine

full name / name of organization: 
American Comparative Literature Association
contact email: 
lisa.m.detora@hofstra.edu

Organizer: Lisa DeTora, Hofstra University
Co-Organizer: Stephanie Hilger, Co-Organizer Institution: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Figural Evasions: The Poetics of Defense (ACLA, March 26-29 Seattle)

full name / name of organization: 
Lily Gurton-Wachter, University of Missouri & Andrea Gadberry, New York University
contact email: 
gurtonwachterl@missouri.edu

Poetics and defense have long been bedfellows, from Plato’s infamous call for poets to be exiled from the polis to the cottage industry around the “defense of poetry” (Sidney, Du Bellay, Shelley

Bildung and Late Modern Development (10/14) - ACLA 2015 Seattle, 26-29 March

full name / name of organization: 
Sarah Townsend (U of Notre Dame / U of South Dakota); Meltem Gurle (Bogazici U)
contact email: 
Sarah.Townsend@usd.edu / MeltemGurle@gmail.com

Please submit your abstract by Oct. 14th
http://acla.org/seminars

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