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Modernist Prolepsis, Productive Irreconcilability, and the Thingly Lyric Object

updated: 
Thursday, January 5, 2017 - 3:03pm
Modernist Studies Association Conference, Amsterdam, August 10-13, 2017
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, January 11, 2017

This panel seeks papers on American modernist poetry that address the current debate among new materialist/speculative realist scholars on the ontological status of the thing itself by considering modernism’s approach to a thing's multiplicity—specifically, its irreducibility to a single set of definitions or characteristics that ground it ontologically. 

EXTENSION -- Making and Collecting - University of Virginia - April 7-9, 2017

updated: 
Thursday, January 5, 2017 - 3:04pm
Graduate English Students Association
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 20, 2017

Making and Collecting - University of Virginia - April 7-9, 2017

Making and Collecting

April 7-9, 2017

University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA

Keynote: Bill Brown (University of Chicago)

Lunchtime symposium hosted by Bill Brown and Cynthia Wall (University of Virginia)

Transgressions: Performance, Practice & Code

updated: 
Thursday, January 5, 2017 - 3:10pm
New Directions in Critical Theory Graduate Conference 2017: The University of Arizona’s Department of English
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 15, 2017

Call for Papers

 

New Directions in Critical Theory Graduate Conference 2017:

Transgressions: Performance, Practice & Code

 

The University of Arizona’s Department of English

 

April 21-22, 2017

 

Tucson, Arizona

 

“[T]here are times when even the most potent governor must wink at transgression in order to preserve the laws inviolate for the future.”—Herman Melville, Mardi

 

Figuring Race: Special issue of The Comparatist

updated: 
Thursday, January 5, 2017 - 3:12pm
Zahi Zalloua / The Comparatist
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, April 1, 2017

Call for Papers: Special Issue, The Comparatist
Topic: Figuring Race
General Editor: Zahi Zalloua (Whitman College)

We welcome contributions that examine the notion of race in comparative studies and literary theory. How do we imagine, represent, and construct race today? What role does race play in the Humanities? How do we talk about race in an ideologically color blind society? How does racial difference relate to other type of differences? Can we foreground race while avoiding both the pitfalls of identity politics and the depoliticization of race by neoliberalism? Topics of interest could include:

Black Lives Matter

Critical Race Theory

Solidarity Movements

Intersectionality

Cosmopolitanism

CORD+SDHS Joint Annual Conference Transmissions and Traces: Rendering Dance

updated: 
Thursday, January 5, 2017 - 3:13pm
Congress on Research in Dance + Society of Dance History Scholars
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, February 15, 2017

CORD+SDHS Joint Annual Conference Transmissions and Traces: Rendering Dance October 19-22, 2017
The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, USA

CALL FOR PROPOSALS:
The conference programming committee invites proposals for papers, panels, roundtable discussions, lecture-demonstrations, movement workshops, dance works, and screendances that address the question of how dance is transmitted across time, locations, contexts, and media, and the implications of this transmission in and outside the dance field. We invite proposals that engage the following questions and topics:

Problems of Education in the 21st Century. Information_Twenty-eighth_CFP_PEC_2017

updated: 
Friday, January 6, 2017 - 2:43pm
SMC "Scientia Educologica"
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, March 20, 2017

Dear colleagues,

   

We would like to invite proposals for articles for an international blind peer-review scientific journal (Twenty-eighth CFP)

 

“Problems of Education in the 21st Century” ISSN 1822-7864

 

http://www.jbse.webinfo.lt/Problems_of_Education.htm

http://www.scientiasocialis.lt/pec/

 

“Minority Cultural Production and the Ethics of Pedagogies of Dissent” for ASA 2017: Pedagogies of Dissent

updated: 
Thursday, January 5, 2017 - 3:13pm
Christian Ravela
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 20, 2017

Proposals are invited for a session on “Minority Cultural Production and the Ethics of Pedagogies of Dissent” to be held at the American Studies Association conference in Chicago, Illinois from November 9-12th 2017.

 

Perhaps no other set of cultural objects has been more repeatedly called upon in pedagogies of dissent than minority cultural productions. Indeed, minority cultural production is often tasked to teach histories of domination and resistance along the axis of race, class, gender, and sexuality. Yet, such a task can often slides into liberal pedagogies of sympathetic identification and tolerance in which the aim is no longer material social transformation but personal understanding.

 

SHORT FORMS IN BECKETT. FRAGMENTS

updated: 
Thursday, January 5, 2017 - 3:13pm
The University of Gdańsk
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, March 1, 2017

BECKETT RESEARCH GROUP IN GDAŃSK

The main theme of the University of Gdańsk Samuel Beckett Seminar in 2017 is:

 

SHORT FORMS IN BECKETT. FRAGMENTS

Samuel Beckett’s prose and drama can pose many difficulties for a reader unfamiliar with their idiosyncrasies. Fragmentariness, or various fragmentary structures, narrative and dramatic alike, can be considered as one tenet of Beckett’s oeuvre, especially of his later works.  However, what do we mean when we describe his works in this fashion? What is, for example, the fragmentary narrative of The Unnamable or The Lost Ones?  Can we even speak of narrative in the first place, or do we, perhaps, need a redefinition of narrative?

Gothic Afterlives: Radcliffe’s Literary Precursors, Rivals, and Descendants

updated: 
Thursday, January 5, 2017 - 3:14pm
Nowell Marshall
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, January 10, 2017

Gothic Afterlives: Radcliffe’s Literary Precursors, Rivals, and Descendants

(Proposed special session for the 2017 NASSR conference)

Since the mid-1990s, a number of studies have not only extended the years that “Romanticism” encompasses as a literary and cultural period but also suggested that classic gothic literature (1764-1824) holds a significant place within Romantic studies. Thanks to presses like Broadview and Valancourt, a host of classic gothic novels by Clara Reeve, Sophia Lee, Charlotte Smith, William Godwin, Regina Maria Roche, Charlotte Dacre, Percy Shelley, and others that were once out of print and available only in special collections are now easily accessible.

Politics and Sensations: Texts and Subtexts

updated: 
Thursday, January 5, 2017 - 3:16pm
University of St. Thomas Graduate English, St. Paul MN
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, February 15, 2017

The University of St. Thomas will host an interdisciplinary conference on Friday, April 21st, 2017—and we are looking for your exciting submissions!

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