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'The Dovetail' Online Postgraduate Journal, Issue 1: 'Science and Literature', Call for Abstracts

Friday, August 9, 2013 - 10:44am
Bangor University

Issue 1: 'Science and Literature' Call for Abstracts
The Dovetail welcomes abstracts for critical articles on the theme of 'Science and Literature' from postgraduates or recent graduates studying all periods and approaches to English literature.
Topics may include but are not limited to:
- the impact of scientific developments on literature
- science fiction in literature and other media
- literary engagement with the natural sciences, medicine or social sciences
- scientific approaches to literary studies
- literary approaches to scientific texts
- science and the history of the book

[UPDATE] - Rendering (the) Visible II: Figure, February 6-8, 2014- second keynote speaker and opening screening

Friday, August 9, 2013 - 9:45am
Moving Image Studies Doctoral program, Georgia State University

Georgia State University, Atlanta GA
February 6-8, 2014

The doctoral program in Moving Image Studies at Georgia State University welcomes paper proposals for a meta-disciplinary conference on the role of the Figure.

Keynote speakers:

• Pasi Väliaho, Director of Film and Screen Studies, Goldsmiths, University of London, author of Mapping the Moving Image: Gesture, Thought and Cinema circa 1900 (2010, Amsterdam University Press).

CFP Special journal issue on Comedy and Catastrophe (Deadline November 30, 2013)

Friday, August 9, 2013 - 5:25am
S: Journal of the Circle of Lacanian Ideology Critique

CFP Deadline: 30 November, 2013

Submissions are invited for a special issue of S: "Comedy and Catastrophe." Possible topics include comedy and politics, comedy and resistance, comedy and economics, comedy and the global financial crisis, comedy and the new Europe, comedy and literature, comedy and war. We invite scholarly papers from a Lacanian perspective or from a perspective of neighbouring fields.

2014 SE Regional Conference on Christianity and Literature

Thursday, August 8, 2013 - 12:55pm
West Palm Beach Atlantic University

Call for Papers: 2014 Southeastern Meeting of the Conference on Christianity and Literature
Palm Beach Atlantic University, April 3-5, 2014
West Palm Beach, FL

Conference theme: "Imagining Paradise"

Located on the Intracoastal Waterway about one mile from the coastline of Palm Beach Island, Palm Beach Atlantic University will host the 2014 southeastern regional meeting of the CCL and presents as its theme, "Imagining Paradise."

Sixth Biennial British Shakespeare Association Conference: Shakespeare: Text, Power, Authority 3-6- July 2014

Thursday, August 8, 2013 - 7:06am
University of Stirling

Sixth Biennial British Shakespeare Association Conference
Shakespeare: Text, Power, Authority

University of Stirling, 3-6 July 2014

Keynote speakers
Professor Margreta de Grazia (University of Pennsylvania)
Professor Andrew Murphy (University of St Andrews)
Professor John Drakakis (University of Stirling)
Dr Colin Burrow (University of Oxford)
Dr Michael Bogdanov (Director, The Wales Theatre Company)

Special Journal Issue Corporealities

Wednesday, August 7, 2013 - 8:59am
Word and Text

Call for Papers: Word and Text – A Journal of Literary Studies and Linguistics, III, 2 (2013)
Corporealities: Body Limits