category: theory

7th Biennial British Shakespeare Association Conference: Shakespearean Transformations, 8-11 September 2016

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University of Hull
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bsa2016@hull.ac.uk

7th Biennial British Shakespeare Association Conference

Shakespearean Transformations: Death, Life, and Afterlives

University of Hull, 8-11 September 2016

www.hull.ac.uk/bsa2016

'Facts and Fictions' - First Workshop of 'The Art of Identification' Network, University of Birmingham, Tuesday 13 October 2015

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The Art of Identification
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theartofidentification@gmail.com

The Art of Identification network, funded by a networking grant from the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) intends to bring together a range of academics and practitioners in order to explor

[UPDATE] "Daddy, What did you Do in the Culture Wars?": Academia and Public Life - NeMLA 2016

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Northeastern Modern Language Association - Hartford CT, March 17-20, 1016
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ens310@lehigh.edu, wal209@lehigh.edu

It’s been almost thirty years since Allan Bloom made his clarion call to classicism within the American academy with the publication of The Closing of the American Mind.

[UPDATE] [SCMS 2016 CFP] Spaces of Spectatorship: Architectures of the Projected Image

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Swagato Chakravorty / Yale University
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swagato.chakravorty@yale.edu

The dispositif of the moving and projected image, defying its ossification under the weight of seventies-era apparatus theory, has returned to prominence. Screen architectures and moving-image installations have characterized a large-scale reconfiguration and reimagination of the dispositifs of cinema in the decades leading from the late twentieth into the early twenty-first century. The architecture of the moving and projected image has been at the center of this renewed focus on the dispositif. Scholarly accounts too often try to retroject works from this period into a genealogy rooted in the discourse of American Minimalist art (and related phenomenological concerns), or else recycle an older rhetoric of immersive spectatorship and theories of the spectacle.

[SCMS 2016 CFP]: Gay Porn and Barebacking **Due August 5th, 2015**

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Kenneth T. Pinion
contact email: 
kenneth.pinion@stonybrook.edu

To what degree can we position historically the ongoing resurgence of barebacking or "breeding" in the gay porn industry?

The Weird & the Southern Imaginary - Edited Collection

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Travis Rozier / Johannes Gutenberg University of Mainz; Bob Hodges / University of Washington
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jamesrzr138@gmail.com; bhodge4@gmail.com

Keynote: The Weird & the Southern Imaginary will introduce the aesthetics and generic conventions of the Weird to cultural studies of the U.S.

ACLA 2016: Pedagogy, in Theory

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Carolyn Laubender/ Duke University
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ccl23@duke.edu

As two of the three famous "hermeneutics of suspicion", Marxism and psychoanalysis both have an important but conflicted relationship with the work of education.

[UPDATE] Call for Paper: Special Issue of Tamkang Review on “Problematizing East Asia” (Deadline extended to September 6)

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"Problematizing East Asia" / Special Issue of Tamkang Review
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peatn2015@gmail.com

I. Guest Editors

Yen-bin Chiou, (Department of English, National Chengchi University, Taiwan)

Looking for Public Humanities Pieces on "America"

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'Merica Magazine: for the unlikely patriot......
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mericamagazine@gmail.com

It is our contention that a magazine like this has needed to exist for a while.

Perry, Politics, and Propaganda

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NeMLA (Northeast Modern Language Association)
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jlamar@odu.edu

Tyler Perry has become an African-American cultural icon through his stage plays, films, sitcoms, and now, primetime dramas.

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