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High Art/Low Art: Boundaries of Genre, Character, and Viewer in Popular and Independent Film, SAMLA 89 [proposal due June 1, 2017]

updated: 
Tuesday, February 28, 2017 - 2:14pm
South Atlantic Modern Language Association Film Studies Group
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, June 1, 2017

Across independent, international, and Hollywood film communities, notions of boundary continue to articulate and challenge how we engage with film. As viewers, critics, and theorists, how might we problematize boundaries of genre, character, and viewer in popular and/or independent film? And when boundaries separating high from low art begin to dissolve, how do we trace dissolutions and reformulations of boundary between popular and independent film? In keeping with the theme of high art/low art: border and boundaries in popular culture, this panel seeks papers addressing liminality in writing, directing, visual style, and performance in popular and independent film.

Communal Presence: New Narrative Writing Today

updated: 
Tuesday, February 21, 2017 - 2:08pm
UC Berkeley / UC Santa Cruz
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, April 15, 2017

Call for Proposals

Communal Presence: New Narrative Writing Today

Friday, October 13 to Sunday, October 15, 2017

http://communalpresence.com

Featuring:

Mike Amnasan, Dodie Bellamy, Nayland Blake, Bruce Boone, Dennis Cooper, Gabrielle Daniels, Renee Gladman, Robert Glück, Rob Halpern, Carla Harryman, Kevin Killian, Chris Kraus, Eileen Myles, Camille Roy, Jocelyn Saidenberg, Gail Scott, Robin Tremblay-McGaw, Dana Ward

Proposals are invited for papers, panels, and short-format projects to be presented at a conference on New Narrative writing being held at the University of California, Berkeley on October 13-15, 2017.

*Deadline Extended* Special Relationships: Poetry Across the Atlantic Since 2000

updated: 
Monday, February 20, 2017 - 2:09pm
Rothemere American Institute, University of Oxford
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 3, 2017

Special Relationships: Poetry Across the Atlantic Since 2000

Deadline Extended: Deadline for Submissions March 3

 

We are delighted to announce the Call for Papers for Special Relationships: Poetry Across the Atlantic Since 2000, a one-day symposium exploring the interstices of poetics in the circum-Atlantic region since 2000, to be held at the Rothermere American Institute at the University of Oxford on May 19, 2017.

 

Equity, Equality & Reform in Contemporary Public Education

updated: 
Friday, February 17, 2017 - 1:28pm
IGI Global Publishing
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Dear Colleagues:

I am currently in the process of editing a forthcoming publication entitled Equity, Equality and Reform in Contemporary Public Education to be published by IGI Global, an international publisher of progressive academic research. I would like to take this opportunity to cordially invite you to submit your work for consideration in this publication.

Literary Texts as Raciolinguistic Projects?

updated: 
Friday, February 17, 2017 - 1:28pm
MLA Special Session
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, March 1, 2017

Literary Texts as Raciolinguistic Projects?

The emerging field of "raciolinguistics" brings together linguistics, education, sociology, critical race theory, anthropology, and other fields, in an effort to jointly theorize race and language, "paying particular attention to how both social processes mediate and mutually constitue each other" (3). In what ways do literary texts facilitate, complicate, and negotiate the joint formation of racial and linguistic identity? What can literary studies glean from this new mode of inquiry? Please submit 300-word abstracts to chouston@english.umass.edu by March 1 for consideration for a special sesssion at MLA 2018.

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​‘Ford and the Other’

updated: 
Friday, February 17, 2017 - 1:29pm
Université Paul Valéry, Montpellier, France
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, May 1, 2017

CALL FOR PAPERS: ​‘Ford and the Other’

Université Paul Valéry, Montpellier, France
September 7–9, 2017

Proposals are invited for an international conference on Ford Madox Ford and 'the other'.

​The principle underlying Max Saunders’s magisterial biography on Ford is that of duality; of a man forever oscillating between differing versions of himself; between public and inner life; tradition and modernity; reality and authenticity. As Saunders reminds us, a writer’s life, according to Ford, is ‘a dual affair’; and this tenet seems relevant both as regards Ford’s life as a writer and his theoretical and literary writing. At the core of duality lies the idea that one is also always another.

REMINDER & Deadline Extended: Postcoloniality, Psychoanalysis and Politics NOW!

updated: 
Saturday, April 1, 2017 - 12:53am
LACK II October 19-21, 2017 Colorado College (http://sites.coloradocollege.edu/lack2017/)
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, April 1, 2017

In line with the broader theme of LACK 2, “Psychoanalysis and Politics NOW,” this panel is interested in introducing the “postcolonial question” into the conference’s exploration of “the philosophical, political, and cultural implications of psychoanalytic theory, especially as it relates to the question of contemporary politics.” Also hoping to restart dialogue between the now divorced fields of postcolonial studies and Lacanian psychoanalytic theory, the organizers of this panel are inviting papers addressing how postcolonial and psychoanalysis can come together to interrogate the politics of the global present.

Watermark Journal - Literary Journal for Graduate Student Work - DEADLINE EXTENDED TO 02/20/17

updated: 
Friday, February 17, 2017 - 1:30pm
California State University, Long Beach
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, February 20, 2017

Watermark 11 has extended the submission deadline to Monday, Feb. 20th, 2017! We advise all graduate students to participate in this great opportunity to have your work (seminar papers, critical essays, book reviews, etc.) reviewed by a blind, peer-review panel, as well as an opportunity to be published in an academic journal.

Technoculture Call for Reviews

updated: 
Friday, February 17, 2017 - 1:32pm
Technoculture: An Online Journal of Technology in Society
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, December 31, 2999

Technoculture seeks reviews for potential publication, including reviews of critical projects and popular works. Critical projects and popular works may include books, movies, games, apps, art installations, etc. which use technology and are relevant in todays culture.

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