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Neoliberalism in Literature and Media Studies [SAMLA 2020]

updated: 
Wednesday, June 3, 2020 - 2:41pm
Michael J. Blouin / Milligan College
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, July 1, 2020

DEADLINE HAS BEEN EXTENDED! Over the past seventy years, neoliberal thinkers have strategically reinvented classical liberal ideals in order to privilege a sense of personal freedom over the perceived overreach of government intervention. Once considered a fringe movement, neoliberalism has steadily become the central tenet of American life. It is now nearly impossible, for example, to imagine any mainstream voice espousing tax hikes or championing the sorts of policies enacted under Franklin Delano Roosevelt or Lyndon Johnson. Promises of privatization today trump collective action in virtually every aspect of life. This epistemic shift can be felt far and wide, from politicians to postmodern theorists.

Money on the Left: The Green New Deal Across the Arts & Humanities

updated: 
Monday, February 10, 2020 - 4:35pm
Scott Ferguson/Modern Money Network Humanities Division
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, February 15, 2020

The Modern Money Network Humanities Division is pleased to announce that its second conference will be held in spring 2020, from April 24 through April 26, at Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge. Titled Money on the Left: The Green New Deal Across the Arts & Humanities, the conference invites participation from academics, artists, and activists who engage critically and creatively with the history, present, and future to expand the Green New Deal imaginary in the United States and around the world.

Irish Studies at Rocky Mountain MLA

updated: 
Monday, February 10, 2020 - 3:50pm
Rocky Mountain MLA
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, March 31, 2020

Conference. Rocky Mountain MLA, October 7-10 2020, Millennium Harvest Hotel, Boulder, CO

Irish Studies. Marshall Johnson, English Dept./0098, University of Nevada, Reno, NV 89557; marshalljohnson@unr.edu.

First-Ever Irish Studies Panel at RMMLA!

This year's theme: Borders

Critique in the Postcolonial Anthropocene

updated: 
Friday, January 31, 2020 - 1:03pm
Saronik Bosu, New York University
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, March 15, 2020

Critique in the Postcolonial Anthropocene Special Session at the 2021 MLA Convention  The 'postcolonial anthropocene', as the relationship of decentered human subjects with various forms of non-human lives and materialities in the postcolony, offers opportunities to interrogate new and unique forms of the anthropocene in postcolonial contexts. It leads to a range of questions provoked by the inhabitation of a postcolonial contemporary, thus reasserting the fragility of the human and its relationship to the environment as subject and object. Upon such a premise, how do we adapt the traditions of critique inherited from the twentieth century for this new understanding of the postcolonial?

Asian Tigers in the Digital Jungles

updated: 
Friday, January 31, 2020 - 1:05pm
Galactica Media: Journal of Media Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, September 30, 2020

Southeast Asia is the most densely populated region in the world, where neighboring states are political and economic heavyweights, leading players in a globalized world, and small countries that retain their distinctive appearance and style. It is a cauldron of ethnic groups, religions, worldviews, which has given rise to many alternative ways of integrating traditions and modernity.

In particular, Asian media, especially electronic ones, and social networks such as Chinese Weibo, WeiChat, Tencent and Qzone, South Korean Naver, and Japanese Line can serve as an example of such integration.

SCIENCEHUMANITIES IN ASSOCIATION WITH FICTIONS MEETS SCIENCE INTERNATIONAL SUMMER SCHOOL

updated: 
Thursday, January 30, 2020 - 12:38pm
ScienceHumanities Initiative
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, February 19, 2020

SCIENCEHUMANITIES IN ASSOCIATION WITH FICTIONS MEETS SCIENCE

 

INTERNATIONAL SUMMER SCHOOL

 

HWK Institute for Advanced Study

(Hanse-Wissenschaftskolleg)  | Delmenhorst GERMANY

 

MONDAY 8 JUNE – FRIDAY 12 JUNE 2020

 

Keynote Speaker: Professor Heidi Hutner (Stony Brook)

 

 

Seminars by leading figures from:

SCIENCEHUMANITIES IN ASSOCIATION WITH FICTIONS MEETS SCIENCE INTERNATIONAL SUMMER SCHOOL

updated: 
Thursday, January 30, 2020 - 12:37pm
ScienceHumanities Initiative
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, February 19, 2020

SCIENCEHUMANITIES IN ASSOCIATION WITH FICTIONS MEETS SCIENCE

 

INTERNATIONAL SUMMER SCHOOL

 

HWK Institute for Advanced Study

(Hanse-Wissenschaftskolleg)  | Delmenhorst GERMANY

 

MONDAY 8 JUNE – FRIDAY 12 JUNE 2020

 

Keynote Speaker: Professor Heidi Hutner (Stony Brook)

 

 

Seminars by leading figures from:

Postgraduate English Journal Issue 40 (Spring 2020): Call for Submissions

updated: 
Wednesday, January 29, 2020 - 4:12pm
English Department, Durham University
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, March 31, 2020

The Postgraduate English Journal, Durham University’s online peer-reviewed literary journal, is one of the longest-running online postgraduate literary journals in the UK.

Early-career researchers/academics and postgraduates are invited to submit papers of 5,000–7,000 words (or book reviews of no more than 2,000 words) by 31st March 2020 for the journal’s 40th edition.

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