Critiquing Culture: The Cultural Studies Graduate Conference (21/9/13) at George Mason University is now accepting paper proposals. We encourage papers that take a cultural studies approach including Marxist political economy, poststructuralism, feminism, critical theory and post-colonial studies to investigate cultural objects. Papers may be related to the broad themes of political economy, mass & popular culture, gender & sexuality, race & ethnicity, representation & aesthetics and American electoral politics. Abstracts should be no more than 300 words and should be submitted to firstname.lastname@example.org by 22 June 2013.
This panel seeks to explore a wide range of research that engages the writings of N. Katherine Hayles, SAMLA 85 Critical Plenary Speaker. We invite papers on topics that include but are not limited to the following: theoretical extensions of Hayles's concepts/approaches; critical applications of her work in analyses of literature, film, digital media, etc.; suggestive combinations of Hayles with other theorists and critics; and explorations of the implications of her ideas for the humanities, the classroom, scholarly publishing, etc. By June 25, 2013, please submit a 300-word abstract and brief bio to Lynn Page Whittaker, University of Georgia, at email@example.com.
We are pleased to announce that the seventh Annual Symposium of the Centre for Studies in Literature (University of Portsmouth) will take place on the 28 of November 2013. The topic this year is 'Poems Are Being Written: The Scenes, Surfaces and Textures of Creativity in Contemporary Literature'.
The keynote speakers at the event will be Michael Wyndham Thomas and Kerry Featherstone, and the symposium will be followed by a poetry reading by Simon Armitage.
PERSPECTIVES FROM 'OTHER' CULTURES TRANSLATING CULTURE
September 20-22, 2013
Goldsmiths, University of London
DEADLINE FOR PROPOSALS: July 12, 2013
Contemporary American Creative Nonfiction
The 2013 Medieval English Studies Symposium (30th Nov - 1Dec) invites scholars and young researchers in the Middle Ages. MESS 2013 be devoted to perspectives on the past as construed by late medieval writers. Our plenary speaker is Richard Newhauser whose work on sins is internationally known, and who will discuss the idea of decadence, inextricably connected with the waning of an epoch.MESS 2013 welcomes papers about the fifteenth century, a century of nostalgia for the world that is inescapably coming to an end, as well as one of welcome for the new sciences, new geography and new literatures.
Senate House, University of London
12-13 September 2013
Plenary speakers include:
Dr Kate Macdonald (Ghent University), Professor Nicola Humble (University of Roehampton) and Professor Yvonne Tasker (University of East Anglia)
'Fading and Emerging: Tracing the Mainstream in Literature and Popular Culture', the second annual Marginalised Mainstream conference, seeks to explore the issue of fading and emerging in culturally significant popular forms that have been subject to critical marginalisation. How does the mainstream itself foster fading and emerging? How are vanishing and appearance dealt with in popular narratives?
CFP: Urban Culture Area, MAPACA, 11/7-11/9/2013, Atlantic City, NJ (June 14th, 2013, deadline for proposals)
"Collaborative Translation: from Antiquity to the Internet"
5-7 June 2014, Paris
Regional Workshop of the International Association for Translation and Intercultural Studies (IATIS)
Organized by the Université Paris 8 – Vincennes-Saint-Denis
Conference venues: The Bibliothèque Nationale de France and the Université Paris 8
[UPDATE] New Narratives of Disaster and Crisis: Reflecting on 9/11in the Obama Era -- Proposals Due 5/31/2013
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