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70 Years of The Second Sex

updated: 
Wednesday, February 6, 2019 - 12:41pm
UK Sartre Society
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 15, 2019

UK Sartre Society is pleased to announce that our 2019 conference will celebrate the 70th anniversary of Simone de Beauvoir’s hugely influential work The Second Sex.

The conference will be held at the Maison Française d’Oxford on Tuesday 2nd and Wednesday 3rd July.

Our keynote speaker is Dr Manon Garcia of the University of Chicago, author of the highly acclaimed new book On ne naît pas soumise, on le devient (Flammarion, 2018).

Call For Abstracts

Philosophy of Performance - Beyond the Analytic/Continental Divide

updated: 
Wednesday, February 6, 2019 - 12:40pm
Shaun May / University of Kent
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, March 18, 2019

CFP: Philosophy of Performance –

Beyond the Analytic/Continental Divide

Friday 24th May 2019

University of Kent, Canterbury

 

Confirmed keynote presenters: 

Dr. Aili Bresnahan (University of Dayton)

Dr. Laura Cull Ó Maoilearca (University of Surrey)

Dr. Tom Stern (University College London)

 

CFP: "Baudelaire and Philosophy" (British Society of Aesthetics / CPCT conference, 5-6 June 2019)

updated: 
Wednesday, February 6, 2019 - 12:42pm
Centre for Philosophy and Critical Thought, Goldsmiths, U of London
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, March 21, 2019

Baudelaire and Philosophy: A Conference sponsored by the British Society of Aesthetics

5-6 June 2019, Centre for Philosophy and Critical Thought, Goldsmiths, University of London and the Institut Français 

 

CALL FOR PAPERS

 

Deadline for submissions: 21 March 2019

 

INVITED SPEAKERS

 

Isabelle Alfandary (Paris 3/CIPh) 

Jennifer Bajorek (Hampshire)

Patrick ffrench (King’s College London)

Elissa Marder (Emory) 

Adrian Rifkin (Goldsmiths) 

Richard Rand (Paris) 

 

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[New deadline] "Technically Yours": Technicity, Mediality, and the Stakes of Experience

updated: 
Wednesday, February 6, 2019 - 4:50pm
Dept. of Foreign Languages & Literatures, National Taiwan University
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, February 22, 2019

 

“Technically Yours”: Technicity, Mediality, and the Stakes of Experience

An international conference organized by the Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures of National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan, to be held October 18-20, 2019

Abstracts submission deadline: February 22, 2019

Conference website: 

https://ntuyours.wordpress.com/

 

Keynote Speaker:

Martin E. Jay (Emeritus Professor, Department of History, University of California, Berkeley, USA)

Plenary Speakers:

Working-Class Nostalgia (MLA 2020 // 9-12 January // Seattle)

updated: 
Wednesday, February 6, 2019 - 12:34pm
MLA Proposal for Special Session
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 15, 2019

This panel will examine the function of nostalgia in class-conscious writing, specifically its role in the construction of working-class identities, both fictional and otherwise. To that end, presentations will gauge the efficacy of nostalgic representation in terms of literary aesthetics and/or political imperatives. Using literary texts as a lens, topics might include (but are not limited to):

"Comparative Orientalisms"- MLA 2020 in Seattle

updated: 
Wednesday, February 6, 2019 - 12:34pm
MLA -- CLCS Medieval Forum
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 15, 2019

Just as there are many Orients, there are many Orientalisms, or approaches to, constructions of, and lenses upon the Orient.

Radical Materialisms *EXTENDED DEADLINE*

updated: 
Wednesday, February 6, 2019 - 12:25pm
Boston College English Graduate Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, February 8, 2019

EXTENDED DEADLINE

We are pleased to announce that we have extended the deadline for "Radical Materialisms" by one week. We will now accept abstracts until February 8th. Please consider submitting your work, and see the CFP below.

Radical Materialisms

Boston College English Graduate Conference

April 6th, 2019

Portals: A Journal of Comparative Literature

updated: 
Monday, February 18, 2019 - 6:45pm
SFSU Comparative and World Literature
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, March 11, 2019

Portals: A Journal of Comparative Literature

Spring 2019

The Comparative Literature Student Association (CLSA) at San Francisco State University is accepting submissions for the Spring 2019 edition of the literary journal Portals.

In addition to papers looking across linguistic borders, we invite submissions from those engaging critically with literary topics from an interdisciplinary or comparative perspective. This includes:

Locating Benjamin in the Post-Digital Landscape

updated: 
Thursday, January 31, 2019 - 8:15am
MediaCommons
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, April 2, 2019

Each month, the MediaCommons Field Guide hosts a different conversation in Media Studies, Digital Humanities, and Culture Studies asking contributors to connect their interests or research to a core conceptual question. 

We are seeking contributors to shape diverse and intriguing conversations for our late March to mid-April issue, revolving around aura transference, (re)presentation, (re)production, cultural use values, circulation, digital rhetorics, and New Aesthetics, asking broadly: 

Where can we locate Walter Benjamin’s legacy in the digital to post-digital landscape? 

Digi-Mediated Culture

updated: 
Wednesday, January 30, 2019 - 2:15pm
Swansea College of Art - University of Wales Trinity Saint David
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 15, 2019

Call for contributions for Digi-Mediated-Culture; a one-day symposium that will consider the social, cultural and political space between human consciousness and digital technology. Digi-Mediated-Culture will examine the intersection between humans and machines as a generative space for creative production. Digi-Mediated-Culture invites proposals from academics, artists, designers, philosophers, linguists, artificial intelligence (AI) researchers, programmers, et.al. The symposium will be held on 10th May 2019 in Swansea College of Art’s Reading Room, ALEX, Alexandra Road, Swansea - 1.30pm – 6.00pm

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