category: theory

[UPDATE] [SCMS 2016 CFP] Spaces of Spectatorship: Architectures of the Projected Image

full name / name of organization: 
Swagato Chakravorty / Yale University
contact email: 
swagato.chakravorty@yale.edu

The dispositif of the moving and projected image, defying its ossification under the weight of seventies-era apparatus theory, has returned to prominence. Screen architectures and moving-image installations have characterized a large-scale reconfiguration and reimagination of the dispositifs of cinema in the decades leading from the late twentieth into the early twenty-first century. The architecture of the moving and projected image has been at the center of this renewed focus on the dispositif. Scholarly accounts too often try to retroject works from this period into a genealogy rooted in the discourse of American Minimalist art (and related phenomenological concerns), or else recycle an older rhetoric of immersive spectatorship and theories of the spectacle.

[SCMS 2016 CFP]: Gay Porn and Barebacking **Due August 5th, 2015**

full name / name of organization: 
Kenneth T. Pinion
contact email: 
kenneth.pinion@stonybrook.edu

To what degree can we position historically the ongoing resurgence of barebacking or "breeding" in the gay porn industry?

The Weird & the Southern Imaginary - Edited Collection

full name / name of organization: 
Travis Rozier / Johannes Gutenberg University of Mainz; Bob Hodges / University of Washington
contact email: 
jamesrzr138@gmail.com; bhodge4@gmail.com

Keynote: The Weird & the Southern Imaginary will introduce the aesthetics and generic conventions of the Weird to cultural studies of the U.S.

ACLA 2016: Pedagogy, in Theory

full name / name of organization: 
Carolyn Laubender/ Duke University
contact email: 
ccl23@duke.edu

As two of the three famous "hermeneutics of suspicion", Marxism and psychoanalysis both have an important but conflicted relationship with the work of education.

[UPDATE] Call for Paper: Special Issue of Tamkang Review on “Problematizing East Asia” (Deadline extended to September 6)

full name / name of organization: 
"Problematizing East Asia" / Special Issue of Tamkang Review
contact email: 
peatn2015@gmail.com

I. Guest Editors

Yen-bin Chiou, (Department of English, National Chengchi University, Taiwan)

Looking for Public Humanities Pieces on "America"

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'Merica Magazine: for the unlikely patriot......
contact email: 
mericamagazine@gmail.com

It is our contention that a magazine like this has needed to exist for a while.

Perry, Politics, and Propaganda

full name / name of organization: 
NeMLA (Northeast Modern Language Association)
contact email: 
jlamar@odu.edu

Tyler Perry has become an African-American cultural icon through his stage plays, films, sitcoms, and now, primetime dramas.

NeMLA 2016 -- Comment dit-on "queer" en français? Queer Theory in French

full name / name of organization: 
Adam J. Dexter / NeMLA
contact email: 
adexter@tulane.edu

47th Annual Convention of the Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
Hartford, Connecticut, USA
17 March - 20 March 2016

SUBMISSION DEADLINE: Sept. 30, 2015

Lydgate as Formal Innovator - Kalamazoo 2016 sponsored session

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Lydgate Society
contact email: 
lydgatesociety@

While historicist approaches to Lydgate have played a large role in the poet’s now decades-old critical recuperation, all along this recuperation has also been alert to the formal dimensions of his

Fanfiction in Medieval Studies @ 51st International Congress in Medieval Studies, Kalamazoo, MI, May 12-15, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Anna Wilson
contact email: 
anna.wilson@utoronto.ca

Panel: Fanfiction In Medieval Studies
Conference: 51st International Congress in Medieval Studies, Kalamazoo, Michigan (May 12-15, 2016)
Organizer: Anna Wilson

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