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Genre and the Crisis of Narrative

updated: 
Tuesday, January 17, 2017 - 10:37am
Marxist Reading Group
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 27, 2017

The Nineteenth Annual Conference of the Marxist Reading GroupGenre and the Crisis of NarrativeKeynote Speakers: Peter Hitchcock, Mathias Nilges, Nnedi Okorafor23-25 March 2017University of Florida, Gainesville, FL As a cultural dominant, neoliberalism inhibits our ability to think the future. Following Mathias Nilges, neoliberalism can be understood as a dialectic of fiction and reality, and its temporal crisis can be said to be accompanied by crises of narrative in contemporary cultural forms. As the enabling fictions of neoliberalism increasingly become reality, what narrative forms can help us to once again imagine the future as difference?

Innovative Approaches to Teaching Poe

updated: 
Wednesday, November 16, 2016 - 10:06am
ALA Boston - Poe Studies Association
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 15, 2017

At the upcoming American Literature Association Conference in Boston (May 25-28, 2017), one of the Poe Studies Association’s panels will focus on Innovative Approaches to Teaching Poe.

 

Possible paper topics include pedagogy based on the use of online databases, adaptations of Poe’s works, connections to non-literary disciplines, reading non-gothic Poe texts, unusual writing assignments, group activities, social media, and classroom experiments.

 

This panel has been organized and will be chaired by PSA Member-at-large Cristina Pérez.

Aesthetics, Politics, and Ethics in Fractured Times - 2017 ASPECT Graduate Conference

updated: 
Monday, December 5, 2016 - 1:58pm
The Alliance for Social, Political, Ethical, and Cultural Thought (ASPECT)
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, December 15, 2016

***Extended Deadline: December 15, 2016***

Call for Papers

Aesthetics, Politics, and Ethics in Fractured Times

2017 ASPECT Graduate Conference - Friday, March 31st – Saturday, April 1st

The Alliance for Social, Political, Ethical, and Cultural Thought

Location TBA

Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA

www.aspect.vt.edu www.facebook.com/aspectvt aspect@vt.edu

 

CFP: "BUFFY at 20" Conference (Marquette University, April 1, 2017) - EXTENDED DEADLINE

updated: 
Monday, December 19, 2016 - 9:59am
Marquette University
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 6, 2017

CFP: BUFFY AT 20
April 1, 2017
Marquette University
Milwaukee, WI

https://gerrycanavan.wordpress.com/2016/11/12/cfp-buffy-at-20/

EXTENDED CFP DEADLINE: JANUARY 6, 2017
Please submit 250-500 word abstracts to gerry.canavan@marquette.edu and james.south@marquette.edu.
Participants will be notified by January 15, 2017.

Keynote Speaker: Sherryl Vint, University of California, Riverside

Capital at 150 (Special Issue of Lateral)

updated: 
Tuesday, November 15, 2016 - 10:08am
Lateral, the journla of the Cultural Studies Association
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, April 15, 2017

Capital at 150Lateral, the journal of the Cultural Studes Association
http://csalateral.org/wp/Special Issue 6.2 (Fall 2017)

Next year will mark the 150th anniversary of the publication of Karl Marx’s Das Kapital. Methodically describing the workings of capitalism and class, Das Kapital has inspired countless theorists, philosophers, and revolutionaries, as well as skeptics. Capital remains as relevant today as it was in 1867.

Annual Conference on the Teaching of Writing: Humility and Conviction

updated: 
Tuesday, November 15, 2016 - 10:08am
University of Connecticut First-Year Writing Program
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 15, 2017

UConn’s Twelfth Annual Conference on the Teaching of Writing will consider the roles of—and tensions between—humility and conviction in writing and writing instruction. We invite proposals that engage questions such as (but not limited to) the following:

Mum's The Word: Voicing the Female Experience in Popular Culture

updated: 
Sunday, January 15, 2017 - 8:00am
Jade Dillon & Adele Hannon in association with Sibéal Feminist and Gender Studies Network
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Sorcha Gunne, NUI Galway. Dr Gunne's paper is entitled 'Gender, Genre and Modernity: Feminist Politics and Irish Chick Lit from a World-Literary Perspective'

 

Conference Details:

Special Issue of Poetics Today: Rethinking Literature

updated: 
Monday, November 14, 2016 - 10:13am
Tamar Hager / Tel-Hai College, and Omri Herzog / Sapir Academic College
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, February 1, 2017

Rethinking Literature

Reconsidering the disciplinary and textual boundaries of Literature

A Special Issue of Poetics Today

Guest-Editors: Tamar Hager and Omri Herzog

 

Submission guidelines:

Abstract proposal 200-300 words

Short biography 50 words

Submission due: February 1, 2017

Acceptance of abstracts made by March 15, 2017

Special Issue: Neoliberalism and Social Reproduction

updated: 
Monday, November 14, 2016 - 10:14am
Polygraph: An International Journal of Culture and Politics
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 31, 2016

Polygraph 27—Call for Papers 
Special Issue: Neoliberalism and Social Reproduction

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