In keeping with HERA's mission of promoting the study of the humanities across a wide range of disciplines and interdisciplines, we invite presentations for the 2014 conference.
NICA/ASCA Conference Exploring Tensions Between Academic Theory and Praxis
28-29 November 2013, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands
We are pleased to announce the I International Conference Anthropology in Morocco: Discourses, encounters and networks, taking place at the Faculty of Letters of the University of the Basque Country (Universidad del País Vasco/Euskal Herriko Unibertsitatea), Vitoria-Gasteiz, Spain, on Thursday 21st and Friday 22nd November 2013.
The keynote speaker will be Professor Hassan Rachik (Université Hassan II, Casablanca).
45th Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA) April 3-6, 2014 Harrisburg, Pennsylvania Host: Susquehanna University
"Each now is the now of a particular knowability. In it, truth is charged to the bursting point with time. (This point of explosion […] coincides with […] the time of truth.) It is not that what is past casts its light on what is present, or what is present its light on what is past; rather, image is that wherein what has been comes together in a flash with the now to form a constellation." - Walter Benjamin
International Irish Gothic Conference
5-6 December, 2013
Università degli Studi di Perugia / Università per Stranieri di Perugia
'Revenant: Critical and Creative Studies of the Supernatural' is a peer-reviewed, online journal looking at the supernatural, the uncanny and the weird. The initial Call for Papers Site can be found at: www.revenantjournal.com . We are looking for academic articles on the subject, creative writing pieces, reviews of books, films, games or events and also an army of peer-reviewers. Please contact me if you are interested; email@example.com .
Call for Papers: Film Theory and Aesthetics
2014 Southwest Popular Culture Association (35th Annual)
"Popular and American Culture Studies: Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow."
February 19-22, 2014 Hyatt Regency Downtown/ Albuquerque, NM
The Call for Papers for the Gulf Medieval and Renaissance Conference has been extended to Sep. 2.
The Gulf Medieval and Renaissance (GulfMAR) Conference, formerly the Louisiana Consortium of Medieval and Renaissance Scholars, will hold its annual meeting this fall at Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge on September 27-28, 2013. The Consortium welcomes scholars from across the gulf coast region and the South, in addition to the initial core group from Louisiana universities and colleges.
Abstracts are now being accepted for a symposium on "The Adventures of Tintin" at University College London on 10 January 2014 in celebration of Tintin's 85th birthday. Proposed essay topics should creatively engage with the critical, philosophical, cultural, or social issues explored in the Tintin universe. All presentations will be considered for publication in a book of proceedings.
Possible topics include, but are not limited to:
Adaptation and the Novel
Saturday 9 November 2013, Keele University
Organisers: Jo Taylor and Nick Seager
Plenary lectures by Rachel Carroll (Teeside University) and Sarah Wootton (Durham University)
Are novels tainted or legitimated in the process of adaptation? What aesthetic challenges and opportunities does the transition of a story from one genre to another present? And in what cultural, commercial, and artistic contexts have processes or adaptation and appropriation taken place?
This one-day conference invites proposals for 20-minute papers addressing any aspect of adaptation and the novel, from the origins of the genre to the present day. Papers may choose to address one of the following topics: