Call for Papers
Education is a 'drawing out' – of knowledge, experience, of the learner and of the teacher. Situations, narratives and interrogations of teaching and learning occur frequently in Shakespeare's plays and many other texts of the period. The problems of teaching 400-year-old texts, under different societal, technological, cultural, and even geographical constraints, remain challenging today.
Call for Papers
New psychoanalytic readings of Dickens and his works: Dickens and trauma, dissociation, dreams, hallucinatory states, unconscious memory. Dickens and Victorian theories of mind: double consciousness, mesmerism, physiognomy. Novels as case studies. 250-word abstracts by 15 March 2010 to email@example.com.
TRUTH TO POWER: PUBLIC INTELLECTUALS IN AND OUT OF ACADEME
Edited by Silvia Nagy-Zekmi and Karyn Hollis
Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholar Publishing
Call for Papers: Governing Gender: Bodies and Boundaries
Date: February 25-26, 2010
Keynote Speaker: Dr. Michael Cobb of the University of Toronto, and author of God Hates Fags: The Rhetorics of Religious Violence and has published widely on sexuality, identity, religion and race.
The Kurt Vonnegut Society (www.vonnegutsociety.net) invites proposals for papers to be presented at the 2010 American Literature Association in San Francisco, CA, May 27-30. We are especially interested in papers related to the topics listed below, but papers dealing with any aspect of Vonnegut's life and work are also most welcome. Please send a 250-word abstract for 15-minute presentations, along with a brief CV, to Robert Tally at firstname.lastname@example.org by January 15, 2010.
The Canadian Society for 18th-Century Studies invites proposals for 20-minute papers on any aspect of the long 18th century for its 36th annual conference, Charting the 18th Century: Encircling Land & Sea. The conference is being held in St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada, 14-16 October 2010.
Please submit a 250-word abstract and a brief bio before 31 January 2010 to Don Nichol, CSECS/SCEDHS 2010 Conference Organizer: email@example.com
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Tzvetan Todorov defines the Fantastic (or Fantastique) as the "duration of...uncertainty" when one is unsure whether the Fantastic is real, illusory. The CSUN Sigma Tau Delta & Honors in English Colloquium invites you to submit abstracts on a wide range of literary topics related to the Fantastic, including:
* the Bizarre (queer, or strange)
* the Imaginary and Visionary
* the Grotesque
* the Radical (departure from tradition or 'normalcy')
* the Gothic, Fantasy or Science Fiction
Proposals are invited for the American Association of Australian Literary Studies sessions at the 2011 MLA Convention, to be held January 6-9, 2011, in Los Angeles, CA. The "Indigenous Australian Literature" session seeks papers focusing on any aspect of Australian Indigenous literature in any genre. The "Transnational Approaches to Australian Literature" session seeks papers focusing on transnational approaches to Australian literature in any genre from any period. Send 250-word proposals to Nathanael O'Reilly (firstname.lastname@example.org) by March 1, 2010.
The VII Annual SOCIAL THEORY FORUM
Call for Papers
Critical Social Theory: Freud & Lacan For the 21st Century
April 7 and 8, 2010
University of Massachusetts Boston
I'm pleased to tell you about an exciting conference coming up April 7-8, 2010 at the University of Massachusetts, Critical Social Theory: Freud & Lacan for the 21st Century.
"Performatives after Deconstruction"
29 - 30 June 2010
Kingston University, London
The London Graduate School
In an effort to promote scholarly discourse in all disciplines and fields, the Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference at the University of Washington, Seattle invites graduate students to submit papers addressing notions of adaptation, a concept Dudley Andrew calls, "potentially as far reaching as you like" (Andrew, Concepts in Film Theory, 1984). The appearance of two journals dedicated to adaptation studies in the past two years along with the proliferation of theoretical texts on the subject testify to the ever-increasing reach of the topic.
International conference, 12-14 July 2010
CREW (Centre for Research into the English Literature and Language of Wales)
C-SCAP (Centre for the Study of Culture and Politics)
GENCAS (Centre for Research into Gender, Culture and Society)
in collaboration with the Richard Burton Centre, all at Swansea University
Simon Brooks (Cardiff University)
Glenn Jordan (University of Glamorgan)
Gerardine Meaney (University College Dublin)
Chris Weedon (Cardiff University)
Creative, critical and reflective writings and campus reports are being invited from undergraduate and postgraduate students from any part of the world for the inaugural issue. Visit the site at http://magazine.bhattercollege.org.in. Consult the guidelines before you submit any content at http://magazine.bhattercollege.org.in/?page_id=17
Deadline of Submission: January 21, 2010.
"Carried Across: Translations, Temporalities, and Trajectories"
A Graduate Conference hosted by the Department of English at University of Rhode Island
Saturday, April 24th, 2010
Keynote Speaker: Dr. Rey Chow, Andrew W. Mellon Professor of the Humanities at Brown University, currently Visiting Professor at Duke University, and author of several books, including Woman and Chinese Modernity (1991), Writing Diaspora (1993), Ethics After Idealism (1998), and Sentimental Fabulations, Contemporary Chinese Films (2007)
Translatus (Latin root of "translation"): transferred, handed over, conveyed, carried across
Proposed special session seeks papers considering emotion and affect in the early modern courtly sphere. The emotional life of a courtier, emotional displays at court, emotion in courtly literature, etc. Abstracts by Mar. 2 to Bradley J. Irish (email@example.com).