category: theory

CFP: Death and Dying in Literature (4/1/02; collection of essays)

full name / name of organization: 
John J. Han & C. Clark Triplett
contact email: 
hanjn@mobap.edu; triplett@mobap.edu

Previously unpublished critical essays are being sought for a new volume tentatively entitled The Final Crossing: Death and Dying in Literature. Since the publication of Dr.

Call for Papers - Revista Laboratorio (literature & experimentation)

full name / name of organization: 
Revista Laboratorio
contact email: 
revista.laboratorio@mail.udp.cl

Call for Papers

[UPDATE] CFP - This Rough Magic - Essays

full name / name of organization: 
www.thisroughmagic.org
contact email: 
boechem@sunysuffolk.edu / bente.videbaek@stonybrook.edu

This Rough Magic is a journal dedicated to the art of teaching Medieval and Renaissance Literature.

[UPDATE] “Rough Music”: Representing Violence (March 31, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Southern Methodist University English Graduate Students
contact email: 
smugradconference@gmail.com

In The Plague of Fantasies, Slavoj Žižek describes Lacan's readings of classical, literary, and philosophical texts as "a case of violent appropriation…displacing the work from its proper hermeneu

CFP - Comics & Cultural Theory (REMINDER)

full name / name of organization: 
Studies in Comics
contact email: 
studiesincomics@gmail.com

From Akira to Žižek: Comics and Contemporary Cultural Theory

[UPDATE] Essays for Edited Collection: "'Their Lives a Storm Wheron They Ride': Writing With the Affective Disorders"

full name / name of organization: 
Stephanie Stone Horton, Georgia State University
contact email: 
shorton7@gsu.edu NEW DEADLINE for PROPOSALS: March 1, 2012

The link between the affective disorders (depression and bipolar illness) and writing creativity goes back to Aristotle, who famously asked, "Why is it that all men who are outstanding in philosophy,

[UPDATE] Deadline extended to February 10th "Retrofitting English Studies: When Diversity Becomes an Afterthought"

full name / name of organization: 
Texas A&M English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
tamugradconference@gmail.com

“Retrofitting English Studies: When Diversity Becomes an Afterthought”
April 7-8, 2012

Speaker: Jay Dolmage

Edge: A Graduate Journal for German and Scandinavian Studies is accepting submissions for its third edition

full name / name of organization: 
Edge: A Graduate Journal for German and Scandinavian Studies
contact email: 
EdgeGraduateJournal@gmail.com

Edge: A Graduate Journal for German and Scandinavian Studies is
accepting submissions for its third edition. We are seeking
original scholarly research as well as book and film reviews.

"The Violence of the Image," April 26-27, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Comparative Literature, State University of New York at Buffalo
contact email: 
violenceoftheimage@gmail.com

"The Violence of the Image," Second Annual Comparative Literature Graduate Conference, State University of New York at Buffalo

HISTORICAL FUTURES: new directions in early modern historicism [deadline extended]

full name / name of organization: 
CUNY Graduate Center Early Modern Interdisciplinary Group
contact email: 
mplunkett@gc.cuny.edu

HISTORICAL FUTURES: new directions in early modern historicism

full name / name of organization:

CUNY Graduate Center Early Modern Interdisciplinary Group

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