category: theory

Adorno and the Crisis of the Contemporary. 2012 ACLA, 3/29-4/1, Brown University

full name / name of organization: 
Weihsin Gui
contact email: 
weihsin.gui@ucr.edu

This seminar explores the salience of Theodor Adorno’s work for engaging with the emerging language of collapse, catastrophe, and crisis in literary studies and the humanities as a contemporary prob

Violence and Represention

full name / name of organization: 
ACLA 2012 Convention
contact email: 
jaclynsi@usc.edu, rawi@usc.edu

Epistemic shifts are themselves inherently violent and the uncertainty and instability that these shifts produce frequently elicit a violent response.

Auteurs in the 21st Century (April 6-7, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Yale Film Studies Graduate Conference
contact email: 
mihaela.mihailova@yale.edu, rea.amit@yale.edu

Is the concept of auteurism still valid for exploring filmmaking in the 21st century?

Humans Gone Wild: Catastrophe, Inhumanity, Animality [Nov 15 Abstract Deadline]

full name / name of organization: 
American Comparative Literature Association Seminar [March 29-Apr 1]
contact email: 
rasaund@ilstu.edu

Insofar as catastrophes give rise to, or are produced by, inhumanity, how is that inhumanity represented in terms of animals and animality?

[UPDATE] 22nd Annual Graduate Student Mardi Gras Conference at LSU

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Student Association at LSU, 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

Ritual, Religion, and Theatre

full name / name of organization: 
Bert Wallace / Theatre Symposium
contact email: 
wallacebert@campbell.edu

SETC Theatre Symposium Volume 21:
Ritual, Religion, and Theatre

diacritics: "More than Global" [July 15, 2012]

full name / name of organization: 
diacritics
contact email: 
diacritics@cornell.edu

diacritics is launching a mini-series of thematic issues entitled “More than Global,” to be published in volumes 41 and 42.

diacritics: "Thinking with the Sciences" (July 15, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
diacritics
contact email: 
diacritics@cornell.edu

diacritics is launching a mini-series of thematic issues entitled “Thinking with the Sciences,” to be published in volumes 41 and 42.

Using The Bible in Medieval Britain--submission deadline October 10, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
NEMLA 2012
contact email: 
david.pecan@ncc.edu

A Call for Papers
43rd Annual Convention
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
March 15-18, 2012
Rochester, New York
A Call for Papers (Roundtable)

Identity and Status in First-Year Writing; Edited Collection; Abstracts due 10/15/2011

full name / name of organization: 
Karen Schiler
contact email: 
identityandstatus@gmail.com

Proposed Collection: Identity and Status in First-Year Writing

Editors: Elizabeth Kimball, Melissa Nicolas, and Karen Schiler

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