category: theory

[REMINDER] Word Hoard Issue #4: "Word of Mouth"

full name / name of organization: 
Word Hoard/Western University
contact email: 
wordhoard.editors@gmail.com

Viva voce—“with living voice,” but also (and more commonly) the phenomenon of “word of mouth.” When incidents of speech, song, or shouting take place, it is the mouth that transforms private

CFP - Science and Theatre: Exchanging Ideas in the Cultural Market (CATR Conference at Congress 2015; May 30-June 2, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Canadian Association for Theatre Research
contact email: 
degin87@yorku.ca / styber@yorku.ca

From Brecht’s gestus for a scientific age to Michael Chekhov’s psychological gesture, theatre has been shaped by science’s increasing cultural capital.

Green Knowledge: Biennial Conference of ASLE UK-I, 2nd-4th September 2015, Murray Edwards College, University of Cambridge

full name / name of organization: 
Association for the Study of Literature and the Environment UK and Ireland
contact email: 
asleuki-2015@admin.cam.ac.uk

Plenary Speakers

Professor Ursula K. Heise (UCLA)
Richard Mabey
Professor Louise Westling
(University of Oregon)

11 Literature in English Symposium: Poetry and Beyond

full name / name of organization: 
Faculty of English, Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznan, Poland
contact email: 
lies2015poetry@gmail.com, kbronk@wa.amu.edu.pl

LIES 2015 asks the fundamental questions of contemporary culture: What is the stance of poetry today? Can poets still be venerated as leaders of nations? Is poetry “relegated” to universities?

Angles and _limes_: Examining and challenging research in Anglo-American studies (12/15/14)

full name / name of organization: 
Angles: French Perspectives on the Anglophone World
contact email: 
yan.brailowsky@u-paris10.fr

The second issue of Angles, the new online journal published by the SAES, will aim at examining “angles and limes” in Anglo-American studies.

Brevity is the soul of wit (12/15/14)

full name / name of organization: 
Angles: French Perspectives on the Anglophone World
contact email: 
yan.brailowsky@u-paris10.fr

For its inaugural issue, Angles: French Perspectives on the Anglophone World welcomes original proposals inspired by the celebrated aphorism: ‘Brevity is the soul of wit’.

11 Literature in English Symposium: Poetry and Beyond

full name / name of organization: 
Faculty of English, Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznan, Poland
contact email: 
lies2015poetry@gmail.com, kbronk@wa.amu.edu.pl

11th Literature in English Symposium: Poetry and Beyond with Muldoon and Hayes

The View from Above: Cosmopolitan Culture and its Critics

full name / name of organization: 
Special edition of New Scholar
contact email: 
viewfromaboveconference@gmail.com

Call for Papers
‘The View from Above: Cosmopolitan Culture and its Critics’

Chat with a Journal Editor at MLA Vancouver, 9–10 January, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
The Council of Editors of Learned Journals
contact email: 
gmacphee@wcupa.edu

MLA members—especially graduate students and junior faculty—are invited to chat with a journal editor at the MLA Convention.

[UPDATE] CFP: The Power of the Word International Conference IV: Thresholds of Wonder (deadline extended to 11/30/14)

full name / name of organization: 
Pontifical University of St Anselm/Heythrop College, University of London/Institute of English Studies, School of Advanced Study, University of London
contact email: 
fknox@heythrop.ac.uk; angjmw@univ.gda.pl; bernard@benedyktyni.pl

The fourth Power of the Word conference, Thresholds of Wonder: Poetry, Philosophy and Theology in Conversation, will be held at the Pontifical University of St Anselm, Rome, 17-20 June, 2015.

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