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Vagantes Conference on Medieval Studies

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Tuesday, September 13, 2016 - 11:21am
University of Notre Dame
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, November 2, 2016

March 9–11, 2017 at the University of Notre Dame.

Vagantes, North America’s largest graduate student conference for medieval studies, is seeking submissions for its 16th annual meeting at the University, of Notre Dame, March 9–11.

In Other Habits: Theatrical Costume

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Tuesday, September 13, 2016 - 11:21am
Theatre Symposium
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 9, 2017

Call for Papers

SETC Theatre Symposium Volume 26

“In Other Habits: Theatrical Costume”

 

DATES: April 7 - 9, 2017

LOCATION: Agnes Scott College, Decatur, GA

 

Theatrical costumes exist in an inescapably intimate relationship with the actor’s body, and contribute significantly to visual meaning-making on stage. What can close analysis of stage clothing reveal about both the intentional creation of meaning, and the underlying assumptions embedded in theatrical practice and costume production? The 2017 Southeastern Theatre Conference (SETC) Theatre Symposium will focus on the interplay of theatre and costume. Possible topics include, but are not limited to:

Who's Afraid of Totality?

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Tuesday, September 13, 2016 - 11:21am
Jen Hedler Phillis & Kevin Floyd
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, November 1, 2016

Who’s Afraid of Totality?
The Trouble with the Trouble with Diversity
Book Description

NeMLA 2017 The Godly and the Grotesque: The Monstrous Body in Antiquity and Beyond

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Tuesday, September 13, 2016 - 11:21am
Claire Sommers/The Graduate Center, CUNY
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 30, 2016

In the modern era, the word “monster” has taken on a negative implication, frequently referring to an entity that is fearsome or even harmful. The term has its origins in the Latin monstrum, which meant demonstration or divine sign, and the Greek word teras, which may be translated as strange, wonderful, or marvelous and can signify any entity composed of multiple parts. The “monstrous” figures prominently in descriptions of hybrid creatures originating in Greco-Roman mythology, but these images were often deployed in order to render philosophical, religious, and political ideas.

Ethics and Aesthetics in the Anthropocene: Writing the Environment

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Tuesday, September 13, 2016 - 11:34am
Nicole Birch-Bayley and Olivia Pellegrino, University of Toronto
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, November 1, 2016

Ethics and Aesthetics in the Anthropocene: Writing the Environment

ACCUTE Conference Panel, Congress of Humanities and Social Sciences

27-30 May 2017, Ryerson University, Toronto Ontario

REMINDER ACLA 2017: Sites of Memory: Graveyards, Monuments, Ruins

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Tuesday, September 13, 2016 - 11:37am
American Comparative Literature Association
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 23, 2016

REMINDER: ACLA 2017: Sites of Memory: Graveyards, Monuments, Ruins deadline for submissions: September 23, 2016 full name / name of organization: American Comparative Literature Association contact email: jonathan.pimentel.chacon@una.cr 

Annual ACLA (American Comparative Literature Association) Conference

Date: Utrecht, Netherlands, July 6-9, 2017

Call for contributions to the seminar:

Sites of Memory: Graveyards, Monuments, Ruins

Writing Human Rights in the Post-Cold War World Novel and Film

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Tuesday, September 13, 2016 - 11:44am
NeMLA 2017 panel
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 30, 2016

As Didier Fassin writes, the deployment of humanitarian affect creates in us “a sense of belonging to a wider moral community, whose existence is manifested through compassion towards the victims.” For this session, we invite papers that engage the theme of humanitarianism and human rights, as disseminated and made legible in the post-Cold War world novel and film. We are interested in papers that critically engage the resurgence of humanitarian affect and mobilization of empathy in the post-Cold War era—the era defined by the decline in utopian thinking and by the lack of tangible alternatives to liberal capitalism. Are human rights, as Mutua assets, simply the moral argument for the neoliberal project?

CALL FOR CHAPTERS: QUEER AFFECTIVE LITERACY

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Tuesday, September 13, 2016 - 11:44am
Justin P. Jimenez and Nicholas-Brie Guarriello
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, November 20, 2016

Queer Affective Literacy:

Fostering Critical Emotional Sensibilities in the Classroom

 

Editors:  Justin P. Jiménez, University of Minnesota

              Nicholas-Brie Guarriello, University of Minnesota

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call for paper

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Tuesday, September 13, 2016 - 11:44am
The Journal of Alterity Studies and World Literature (Online Australian journal)
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, November 30, 2016

 

The Journal of Alterity Studies and World Literature (an Australian peer-reviewed online journal) invites articles for its inaugural issue. The journal focuses on issues of identity and otherness in literature, art, film, television, theatre and philosophy. We welcome articles from world literature, postcolonial, queer and feminist subjects and their intersections which provide a way to interpret literary and cultural productions.

Send articles to alteritystudiesandworldlit@gmail.com Please mention in the email's subject line whether it is an article or a review.
Word Limit: Articles range from 5000–10000 words.
Reviews 1000–4000 words.

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