category: theory

From Akira to Žižek:Comics and Contemporary Cultural Theory

full name / name of organization: 
Studies in Comics journal
contact email: 
studiesincomics@googlemail.com

Papers are invited for Studies in Comics volume 3.2. This special issue seeks to provide a forum for new articulations between comics studies and contemporary cultural theory.

The Catastrophe of Contact: Surviving the Endless Aftermath in Indigenous Communities; ACLA 3/31-4/1 2012, Providence

full name / name of organization: 
American Comparative Literature Association
contact email: 
machosky@hawaii.edu

The Catastrophe of Contact: Surviving the Endless Aftermath in Indigenous Communities around the World

Organizer: Brenda Machosky, University of Hawai`i West O`ahu

[UPDATE] 22nd Annual English Graduate Student Association Mardi Gras Conference @ LSU

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Student Association--Co-Chairs Doris Raab & Catherine Riley
contact email: 
mardigrasconference2012@gmail.com

Major Minors: Neglected and New Issues in Literary Studies

The 22nd Annual Graduate Student Mardi Gras Conference at Louisiana State University

LSU Student Union

Representations of Catastrophe in Science Fiction Film- ACLA 2012 Providence Deadline November 15

full name / name of organization: 
Elif Sendur/ Binghamton University
contact email: 
esendur1@binghamton.edu

From its inception, film created the very ground for thinking of catastrophe and different approaches to the end of the world.

call for article

full name / name of organization: 
DR. R.C. PRASAD MEMORIAL COMMITTEE
contact email: 
dr.rcp2011@gmail.

DR. R.C. PRASAD MEMORIAL COMMITTEE
PATRON – DR. BINDESHWAR PATHAK
Founder, Sulabh Sanitation and Social Reform Movement

“Kairos and Qualia, or the Voices of the Undead” (ACLA Seminar, 11/15/11, 3/29/12-4/21/12)

full name / name of organization: 
ACLA 2012
contact email: 
hhayton@guilford.edu, morello@psu.edu

The concept of the undead focuses our attention upon the paradoxical, aporetic, seemingly-permeable boundaries between life and death, and between past and present.

BETWEEN. PAGE / STAGE. JOHN BERGER. COMPLICITE. 17-19 May 2012. Sopot, Poland

full name / name of organization: 
Institute of English, University of Gdansk, Poland /University of Salzburg, Austria
contact email: 
between@ug.edu.pl

We invite proposals for papers for an academic conference which will be held in Sopot, Poland, as part of the international literary / theatre festival BETWEEN.

CFP: Satire in Theory and Practice / Literature and Law Conference, March 29-30, John Jay College, CUNY

full name / name of organization: 
Al Coppola
contact email: 
acoppola@jjay.cuny.edu

In times like these, it’s hard not to write satire.

Queering Area Studies, Deadline November 15, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
ACLA 2012, March 29-April 1, 2012 at Brown University
contact email: 
h0wong@ucsd.edu

Scholars ranging from Rey Chow, Miyoshi, and Harootunian have pointed out how area studies’ emergence as collaborator with the U.S.

Beckett and the 'State' of Ireland 2012

full name / name of organization: 
University College Dublin
contact email: 
beckettconference2012@gmail

Call For Papers

"Beckett and the 'State' of Ireland" Conference
Irish Beckett – Global

July 13-14, 2012

Syndicate content