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(Re)Thinking Disciplinarity:Position, Direction, Application

updated: 
Tuesday, August 28, 2018 - 2:25pm
Comparative Literature Graduate Student Organization at Binghamton University
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, September 16, 2018

T H E  1 0 T H  G R A D U A T E  C O N F E R E N C E  I N  L I T E R A T U R E ,  P O L I T I C S ,  A N D  A E S T H E T I C S  A T  B I N G H A M T O N  U N I V E R S I T Y

 

(RE)THINKING DISCIPLINARITY: POSITION, DIRECTION, APPLICATION

Keynote: Dr. David Castillo (SUNY Buffalo)

CFP: Reversibility, ACLA (Georgetown, 7-10 March 2019)

updated: 
Wednesday, August 29, 2018 - 9:08am
Julia Ng
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, September 20, 2018

“Reversibility” 

 

Proposed Seminar for the 2019 Annual Meeting of the American Comparative Literature Association (ACLA) at Georgetown (March 7-10, 2019)

 

Co-Organizers: 

 

Jan Mieszkowski, Reed College (mieszkow@reed.edu)

 

Julia Ng, Goldsmiths, University of London (j.ng@gold.ac.uk

 

Pleasure

updated: 
Tuesday, August 28, 2018 - 2:55pm
Rice English Department
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, November 1, 2018

CFP: Pleasure

Time: February 15 - 16

Place: Rice University, Houston TX

 Keynote presentation will be by Rita Felski from her new book, Hooked: Art and Attachment. Rita Felski is William R. Kenan, Jr., Professor of English at the University of Virginia, and Niels Bohr Professor at the University of Southern Denmark. Her current interests are in aesthetics, interpretation, and method; recent books include Uses of Literature, The Limits of Critique, and Critique and Postcritique

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Presence

updated: 
Friday, August 24, 2018 - 12:42pm
Interstices Journal of Architecture and Related Arts Issue 21
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, October 12, 2018

 

PRESENCE

Submission deadline 12th October

Buildings, cities, landscapes, sculptures, paintings, and music, even, are already physically present and persisting in a present. Why theorise their presence, and what relevance could such a notion have for arts rooted in space?

Paranoid Encounters

updated: 
Friday, August 24, 2018 - 12:45pm
New School For Social Research Philosophy Department
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, December 31, 2018

The New School for Social Research, Philosophy Graduate Conference

Paranoid Encounters

CALL FOR PAPERS AND ARTISTIC PRACTICES

Language Dislodged

updated: 
Friday, August 24, 2018 - 12:16pm
ACLA Seminar, Georgetown University
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, September 20, 2018

Language Dislodged

ACLA Seminar, Georgetown U., March 7th-10th, 2019

Organized by Ian Thomas Fleishman (UPenn) and Dominik Zechner (NYU)

“I could conceive of another Abraham,” Kafka writes in a letter to a friend, “who was prepared to satisfy the demand for a sacrifice immediately, with the promptness of a waiter, but was unable to bring it off because he could not get away, being indispensable; the household needed him, there was perpetually something or other to put in order, the house was never ready; for without having his house ready, without having something to fall back on, he could not leave. This the Bible also realized, for it says: ‘He set his house in order.’”

Peace Studies CEA 3/28-3/30/19

updated: 
Friday, August 24, 2018 - 12:11pm
Laura Petersen/College English Association
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, November 1, 2018

Subject: Call for Papers: Peace Studies at CEA 2019

 

Call for Papers, Peace Studies at CEA 2019

March 28-30, 2019 | New Orleans, Louisiana

Astor Crowne Plaza

739 Canal Street, New Orleans, Louisiana 70130 | Phone: (504) 962-0500

The College English Association, a gathering of scholar-teachers in English studies, welcomes proposals for presentations on Peace Studies for our 50th annual conference. Submit your proposal at www.cea-web.org

Transfigurations: Why Theory Matters When Reading 'Minority' Literatures

updated: 
Friday, August 24, 2018 - 12:10pm
Victoria A. Chevalier/ NEMLA
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, September 30, 2018

Transfigurations: Why Theory Matters When Reading 'Minority' Literatures (Panel)  


Primary Area / Secondary AreaComparative Literature / AmericanChair(s)

Victoria Chevalier (Medgar Evers College, CUNY)

Abstract

To Render Visible: Ekphrastic Mirrors in American Literature

updated: 
Wednesday, August 22, 2018 - 9:10am
NeMLA
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, September 30, 2018

In Ancient rhetorical theory, ekphrasis refers to the use of language to make an audience imagine a scene. However, the deeper function of ekphrasis, implicit in its descriptive use, is its rhetorical ability to call attention to features of a subject that may be invisible to the physical sense of sight—thus using the visible as a means of subtly exposing or revealing the invisible. The NeMLA session, “To Render Visible: Ekphrastic Mirrors in American Literature,” invites papers that explore how the chiasmic reflections of an ekphrasis reveal the interior subjectivity, ideology and the desire of its author.Please submit proposals to the official NeMLA website no later than 09/30/2018.

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