category: theory

Extremism, Nationalism and Transgression - Proposals by 31 October 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Gylphi Limited
contact email: 
j.lee@derby.ac.uk

Extremism, Nationalism and Transgression (Gylphi) – call for chapters

Eds. Jason Lee and Andrew Wilson, University of Derby

[REMINDER] Orbit: Writing Around Pynchon: 2011-11-01

full name / name of organization: 
Martin Paul Eve
contact email: 
martin@martineve.com

Orbit: Writing Around Pynchon, a new Open Access, peer-reviewed e-journal of scholarly work pertaining to the writings of Thomas Pynchon and adjacent fields, seeks articles, reviews and letters for pu

Global Science Fiction Cinema conference (April 12-14, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Sarah Wells and Jennifer Feeley / University of Iowa
contact email: 
globalSFconference@gmail.com

Call for Papers:
“Visions of the Future: Global SF Cinema"
The University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa, April 12-14, 2012
Deadline: August 31, 2011

Keynote Speakers:

[UPDATE] Kudzu Review wants your Book Reviews, Essays, as well as Fiction!

full name / name of organization: 
Kudzu Review
contact email: 
editor@kudzureview.com

Submissions are pouring in! Please send us your Book Reviews, Essays, Artworks, Music, Fiction, and Poetry! Deadline November 1st for our Winter Solstice edition. Visit us at www.kudzureview.com

[UPDATE] The Art of Outrage: Poetics, Politics, Polarization. In NYC @ Fordham University's Lincoln Center Campus

full name / name of organization: 
Fordham University GEA
contact email: 
artofoutrage@gmail.com

An interdisciplinary graduate conference.
Keynote Speaker: Prof. Russ Castronovo, Dorothy Draheim Professor of English at University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Black Migration Symposium

full name / name of organization: 
Black Migration Symposium
contact email: 
blackmigrationconference2012@gmail.com

Black Migration Symposium
February 10-11, 2012
Nashville, TN

Conveners:
Professors Trica Keaton, Ifeoma Nwankwo, Jemima Pierre, Michelle Shepherd
Vanderbilt University

Call for Papers:

Taking Liberties: Sex, Pleasure, Coercion (1748-1928) - 15-17 June 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Newcastle University
contact email: 
TakingLiberties@ncl.ac.uk

Keynote Speakers:

Helen Berry (Newcastle University) on Sex, Marriage and the Castrato
Joseph Bristow (UCLA) on Oscar Wilde’s Sexual Practices

Thinking Verse Issue II

full name / name of organization: 
David Nowell Smith, www.thinkingverse.com
contact email: 
thinkingverse@gmail.com

Call for Contributions, Thinking Verse issue II, special issue, ‘The Condition of Music’.

Interdisciplinary / Multidisciplinary Woolf, University of Saskatchewan, 7-10 June 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Ann Martin
contact email: 
woolf@arts.usask.ca

Some collaboration has to take place in the mind . . . before the art of creation can be accomplished. Some marriage of opposites has to be consummated. The whole of the mind must lie wide open….

[UPDATE] Liminality in Contemporary Literature (Intl. Conference on Narrative, March 15-17, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Ashley Kunsa, Duquesne University
contact email: 
kunsaa@duq.edu


From post-colonial theory to sociology to anthropology, the concept of liminality has offered a means for understanding instances of cultural, social, and political “in-between-ness.”

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