category: theory

‘The Practical Past: on the advantages and disadvantages of history for life’ (Ouro Preto: August 23-26, 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
International Network for Theory of History (INTH)
contact email: 
theoryofhistory@gmail.com

‘The Practical Past: on the advantages and disadvantages of history for life’ (Ouro Preto: August 23-26, 2016)

[Update - deadline extended] ‘Perfectly phrased and quite as true’: Aphoristic Modernity, 1890–1950

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Kostas Boyiopoulos and Dr Michael Shallcross
contact email: 
aphoristicmodernity@gmail.com

We are extending the deadline for submission of abstracts for the conference, '"Perfectly phrased and quite as true": Aphoristic Modernity, 1890–1950', to 1st May 2015 to enable anyone who narrowly

Bloomsbury C21 Writings Conference - Writing and Insecurity: Writing the Twenty-first Century, 24-25 Sept 15 (deadline: 28 June)

full name / name of organization: 
C21: Centre for Research in Twenty-First Century Writings, University of Brighton
contact email: 
C21Writings@brighton.ac.uk

Bloomsbury C21 Writings Annual International Conference 2015

Writing And Insecurity: Writing the Twenty-first Century
24-25 September 2015, University of Brighton, UK

[UPDATE] CFP Fandom and Neomedia Studies (FANS) Conference 6-7 June

full name / name of organization: 
Fandom and Neomedia Studies Association
contact email: 
fansconference@gmail.com

We are pleased to announce a CFP for submissions to the Third Annual Fandom and Neomedia Studies (FANS) Conference in Dallas, TX, on 6 and 7 June 2015.

[UPDATE] Interdisciplinary Symposium: Transforming Contagion (10/23/15, Arizona State University's West Campus, Phoenix, AZ)

full name / name of organization: 
Conference Organizers: Breanne Fahs, Annika Mann, Sarah Stage, and Eric Swank (New College of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences, Arizona State University)
contact email: 
transformingcontagion@gmail.com

Call for Papers
Symposium: “Transforming Contagion”
Location: Arizona State University’s West campus (Phoenix, AZ) Date: Friday, October 23, 2015

CFP Brazilian Journal Aletria 26.2 Networks and Flows in Literatures in English

full name / name of organization: 
UFMG, PósLit
contact email: 
saluiz18@gmail.com

This issue aims to elicit discussions about the literary and cultural productions that have emerged from the process of colonization and post-colonial experience in English-speaking countries, as well

Digital Animals: Inhabiting the Intersections of Nature, Culture, and Technology [June 1, 2015]

full name / name of organization: 
TRACE Journal / Department of English / University of Florida
contact email: 
mbianchi@ufl.edu

Digital Animals: Inhabiting the Intersections of Nature, Culture, and Technology

PAMLA Nov 6 -Nov 8, 2015 Special Session: Performing Women’s Roles: 1500-1700 England

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
shanek.m.wood@gmail.com

Abstract: This special session will explore the intricacies and expectations embodied in portrayals of womanhood in Renaissance and Restoration England.

Due May 15, "Narrative and Time: Rate and Pace" Panel for PAMLA Portland

full name / name of organization: 
Eric Morel, University of Washington
contact email: 
egmorel@uw.edu

Brief Abstract: This special session examines rates or pacing as textual features or parts of the reception experience.

Edited Collection / Rethinking Globalization and Spatial Scale [Abstracts: May 29, 2015]

full name / name of organization: 
NC State University
contact email: 
globalspatialscale.collection@gmail.com

We are seeking essays for an edited collection titled Rethinking Globalization and Spatial Scale. The goal of the volume is to bring together interdisciplinary research on globalization spanning the humanities and social sciences that foregrounds theoretical and methodological conceptualizations of scale—how people, capital, goods, material infrastructure, ideas, and power aggregate along or slide among different degrees or levels of attachment, from personal to local to national to transnational.

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