category: theory

Gender/Genre Conference (Nov 22-23, 2013) (abstracts Jan 15, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Vincent Broqua / University of Paris Est Créteil
contact email: 
vincent.broqua@u-pec.fr

“Gender/Genre” Conference

Organized by TIES/IMAGER

University of Paris Est (Créteil/Marne la Vallée)
November 22-23, 2013

Fwd: CFP: 11th Global Conference: Monsters and the Monstrous (July 2013; Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
m11@inter-disciplinary.net

11th Global Conference
Monsters and the Monstrous

Thursday 18th July – Saturday 20th July 2013
Mansfield College, Oxford

Call for Presentations

Border/lands: An Interdisciplinary Ecocritical Conference

full name / name of organization: 
University of Idaho, Department of English (Graduate Students)
contact email: 
uigec2013@gmail.com

The Graduate Students in the Department of English at the University of Idaho invite submissions for an interdisciplinary conference focusing on ecocritical issues relating to boundaries and the body.

Sherlock Holmes, Past and Present, 21 and 22 June 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Senate House, London
contact email: 
J.L.Cranfield@ljmu.ac.uk AND ue_tom@hotmail.com

This conference offers a serious opportunity to bring together academics, enthusiasts, creative practitioners and popular writers in a shared discussion about the cultural legacy of Sherlock Holmes.

Call for Papers: Wounds, Torture, and the Grotesque

full name / name of organization: 
Hortulus: The Online Graduate Journal of Medieval Studies
contact email: 
hortulus@hortulus-journal.com

Hortulus: The Online Graduate Journal of Medieval Studies is a refereed, peer-reviewed, and born-digital journal devoted to the culture, literature, history, and society of the medieval past.

[UPDATE] REMINDER & EXTENSION: Chiasmi 2013, Cultural Materials / Material Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Chiasmi 2013: Cultural Materials / Material Culture, Harvard and Brown Universities, Italian Studies
contact email: 
chiasmi@fas.harvard.edu

We are pleased to announce the sixth joint Graduate Student Conference for Italian Studies, to be held on Friday, March 8th and Saturday, March 9th, 2013 at Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachuse

Lights: MESSA Journal

full name / name of organization: 
Middle Eastern Studies Student Association at the University of Chicago
contact email: 
uchicagomessalights@gmail.com

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CFP: Panel on Time to Degree for 2014 Modern Language Association Convention (Chicago, Jan. 9-12, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Heather Steffen / MLA Cmte. on the Status of Graduate Students in the Profession
contact email: 
hsteffen@andrew.cmu.edu

We are seeking papers that theorize or analyze the effects of pressure to decrease time to degree (often without reducing requirements) on Ph.D.

kadar koli #8 -- "dystranslation" -- deadline Feb. 15, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
habenicht press
contact email: 
dhadbawnik@gmail.com

After the enthusiastic response to last year’s “violence” issue of kadar koli—featuring contributions from Joyelle McSweeney, Richard Owens, Rob Halpern, Julie Carr, josé felipe alvergue, Mag

Putting the Human Back into the Humanities | June 27-30, 2013 (UCLA)

full name / name of organization: 
Generative Anthropology Society and Conference
contact email: 
Ian.Dennis@uottawa.ca

Plenary Speakers: Jean-Loup Amselle (EHSS) and Eric Gans (UCLA), Respondent: Richard van Oort (University of Victoria)

Across the university today, ideas of the “posthuman” and ”transhuman” tempt scholarly attention away from the human as the meaningful center of rational inquiry. To the Humanities, however, still falls the crucial task of focusing on the human as the unifying principle of what all scholars do.

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