The Early Modern Center at University of California, Santa Barbara invites proposals for our twelfth annual conference, "Risk, Crisis, Speculation: 1500-1800." This one-day conference will be held on Saturday, February 9th, and feature keynote speakers Joseph Roach (Yale University) and Wolf Kittler (UCSB).
Across the Disciplines:Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Language, Learning and Academic Writing
A special issue of Across the Disciplines, Spring 2014:
Graduate Reading and Writing Across the Curriculum
Guest editors: Marilee Brooks-Gillies, Elena G. Garcia, Soo Hyon Kim, Katie Manthey, Trixie G. Smith, Shari J. Wolke, Michigan State University
February 15th-17th in Montreal, QC
Keynote Address: Dr. Cary Wolfe, Rice University
Faculty Address: Dr. Peter Gibian, McGill University
CALL FOR PAPERS
'In the Jungle of Cities': mobs, murders, crowds, riots and crises in the Modern City
An academic conference to be held at Chetham's Library, Manchester, on 30th May 2013
Proposals are invited for papers on the relationship between the modern city and violence. The relationship has been an essential one for literature, film, television and other cultural production. Proposals are encouraged from across the whole range of disciplines dealing with representations of violence and the city. Suggested topics include but are not limited to:
Call for Proposals: "Consent: Terms of Agreement"
Submission Deadline: Jan. 1st
We are issuing a Call for Proposals for scholarly and creative submissions for an International Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Conference entitled, "Consent: Terms of Agreement," to be held at Indiana University - Bloomington from March 21-23, 2013. Join us for our 10th annual conference, hosted by the graduate students of the IU Department of English. See below for details.
Consent: We click it any time we download a new software program. We are required to give it for medical procedures. Spoken or implied, it struggles to articulate our desires and will. Without it, numerous laws can be broken and our senses of agency violated.
The Midwest Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference
The contemporary moment is fraught with the rhetoric of failure and decline. Daily, it seems, political, artistic, and entertainment outlets alert us to broken systems, policies, and promises. How might we rethink failure as an opportunity to engage in more ethical human and nonhuman relationships? Can the failures of democracy, the economy, the classroom, and of culture more broadly open up possibilities for success? How do we recognize our fallibility, learn from it, and cope with it?
All submissions due by December 1st, 2012.
In 1913, Ezra Pound articulated the literary imperative for the modernists' age: "Any work of art which is not a beginning, an invention, a discovery is of little worth," and later urged artists to "Make it New." Conversely, the Hebraic King Solomon wrote, "What has been will be again, what has been done will be done again; there is nothing new under the sun" (Ecc. 1:9 NIV).
African and African Diaspora Studies Symposium
> Dates: February 26-27, 2013
> Call for Proposals Deadline: December 7th, 2012
> Location: Florida International University, Miami Florida
> 11200 S.W. 8th Street - MMC, GC Panther Suite, 33199
> Website: http://casgroup.fiu.edu/africana/events
> The African & African Diaspora Studies Graduate Student
> Association (AADSGSA), is sponsoring a two day conference
> designed for students to present research and
> works-in-progress related to the Afro-Latino diaspora.
30th Annual New England Medieval Studies Consortium Graduate Student Conference
Saturday, March 16, 2013
University of Connecticut
Abstracts from graduate students are now being accepted for the 30th annual New England Medieval Studies Consortium Graduate Student Conference, to be held at the University of Connecticut on Saturday, March 16, 2013. This year's theme will be "Collaborations."