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Materiality, Objects and Objecthood

updated: 
Monday, January 16, 2017 - 2:00pm
De Gruyter / Open Cultural Studies journal
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, May 31, 2017

There are strong indications that a significant transformation is underway in the so-called “Humanities.”  After a period of intense crisis and uncertainty, in which the human sciences have frequently sought to mirror or approach the hard sciences, the beginning of the twenty-first century seems to witness a broad renewal of disciplines, approaches and methodologies. From the questioning of its traditional foundations, the Humanities are reinventing themselves by a broad reconfiguration of its borders and even of the notion of “humanity” that served as its cornerstone.

 

From Digital to Print (Special Issue) -- Textshop Experiments

updated: 
Friday, January 13, 2017 - 2:41pm
K. A. Wisniewski / Textshop Experiments
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, May 1, 2017

At the 2005 annual meeting of the Conference on College Composition and Communication, Gregory L. Ulmer reminded conference-goers of the importance of understanding our relationships to writing and print, the apparatus from which our identities, perspectives, theories and practices emerge.  Over the course of thirty years and eight books, Ulmer has called for us not only to be aware of the emerging apparatus he dubbed “electracy” but also to help invent and shape it.

Textshop Experiments -- Call for Papers -- Open Issue

updated: 
Friday, January 13, 2017 - 2:41pm
K. A. Wisniewski / Textshop Experiments
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, March 1, 2017

The editors of Textshop Experiments invite submissions via essays and video essays, reviews, conference reports, and multimodal projects for its forthcoming Open Issue to be published in May 2017.  Works can be submitted on any topic related to the following:

Neoliberalism in Literature and Media Studies

updated: 
Friday, January 13, 2017 - 2:42pm
Michael J. Blouin / Milligan College
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, June 1, 2017

NEOLIBERALISM IN LITERATURE AND MEDIA STUDIES

This session welcomes abstracts on any aspect of Neoliberalism in Literature and Media Studies. Paper proposals addressing the SAMLA 89 theme (High and Low Culture) are especially welcome. By June 1, please submit a 250-500 word abstract, brief bio, and A/V requirements to Michael Blouin, Milligan College, at mjblouin@milligan.edu.

CFP: Shakespeare and Narrative Theory Collected Volume

updated: 
Friday, January 13, 2017 - 2:43pm
J. F. Bernard, PhD.
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, February 10, 2017

Shakespeare and Narrative Theory 

Deadline Feb. 10th

Call for papers exploring the connection between Shakespeare and narrative theory for a volume of essays entitled Shakespeare, Storytelling and Narrative Theory. Papers should explore the productive dialogue between Shakespeare’s work and the field of narrative, and aim to make a dual contribution to both areas of study. Abstracts (250 words) should outline the interpretative problems, the narrative theoretical contributions that the papers seek to make (revising or extending and established theory, developing a new concept, etc) and the connections to Shakespesare's oeuvre. 

Queer Citizenship and Vulnerability: Beyond the Carnal, Against Criminalization and Towards Living--Well.

updated: 
Friday, January 13, 2017 - 2:43pm
Gender, Sexuality and Queer Theory Symposium University of California, Merced
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, February 5, 2017

Queer Citizenship and Vulnerability:

Beyond the Carnal, Against Criminalization and Towards Living--Well.

 

Gender, Sexuality and Queer Theory Symposium

University of California, Merced

Merced, California

March 18th

 

 Keynote: “A Free Radical’: Eve Sedgwick’s Queer Witness in A Dialogue on Love

Eden Wales Freedman, PhD

 

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.

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