category: theory

Empathy, Sympathy, and Other Minds (MLA 2012, proposal deadline 3/6/11)

full name / name of organization: 
Meghan Hammond / New York University
contact email: 
mmh340@nyu.edu

This is a proposed special session for the 2012 MLA convention in Seattle. Empathy and sympathy are capacious terms that have rich and overlapping conceptual histories in philosophy, psychology, aesthetics, and political thought. This panel will explore the ties between empathy/sympathy and the epistemological concerns of literature.

MLA 2012 - Digital South, Digital Futures - Call for Papers

full name / name of organization: 
Vince Brewton, University of North Alabama
contact email: 
vjbrewton@una.edu

Call for Papers - Special Session
MLA 2012: Seattle, January 5-8, 2012

Digital South, Digital Futures

RE-VISIONING TERRORISM An Interdisciplinary and International Conference SEPTEMBER 8-10, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Purdue University
contact email: 
lawton@purdue.edu; ecoda@purdue.edu

RE-VISIONING TERRORISM
An Interdisciplinary and International Conference
SEPTEMBER 8-10, 2011 – Purdue University

SUBMISSION DEADLINE EXTENDED [February 7] for Composing Live(s) Symposium - March 25, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Miami English Graduate Student and Adjunct Association
contact email: 
MEGAAblog@gmail.com

The 8th Annual Miami University English Graduate Student and Adjunct Association Symposium
Composing Live(s): Writing the Self and the Other within the Disciplines

[UPDATE]The 8th International Conference on Service Systems and Service Management(ICSSSM’11)

full name / name of organization: 
BusinessSchool, Nankai University, China
contact email: 
icsssm11@gmail.com

http://ibs.nankai.edu.cn/ICSSSM11

Co-Sponsored by:

IEEE SMC

Nankai University

The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Tsinghua University

Spirited Awry: Reassessing Anime (Vol. 7, No. 1)

full name / name of organization: 
Cinephile
contact email: 
editor@cinephile.ca

Deadline for Abstracts: 28 February, 2011
Deadline for Accepted Draft Submissions: 30 April, 2011

Critical Code Studies: Reading Digital Objects

full name / name of organization: 
Mark C Marino
contact email: 
markcmarino at gmail dot com

2012 Modern Language Association Conference in Seattle (Jan. 5-8)
Send 250-word abstracts and a brief bio. by 15 March 2011 to mark c marino at gmail)

"East/West Cultural Passage Annual Conference: Contact Zones in the Global World", Sibiu, Romania, 6-7 May 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Lucian Blaga University, Sibiu, Romania
contact email: 
Anca Iancu <ancaian@yahoo.com>; Ana Blanca Ciocoi-Pop <ana_blanca1006@yahoo.com>

The Department of British and American Studies at Lucian Blaga University of Sibiu and the C.

Composing Spaces: An Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference

full name / name of organization: 
University of Cincinnati, Department of English & Comparative Literature
contact email: 
ComposingSpaces@gmail.com

The purpose of this conference is to examine meanings of space in a time of cyberspace, non-space, third space, queer space, and other emerging formulations of space that challenge predominantly physi

Authority, Sovereignty, Postcoloniality (MLA 2012, proposal deadline 3/10/11)

full name / name of organization: 
Jini Kim Watson, New York University
contact email: 
jkw1@nyu.edu

A proposed MLA special session on questions of the state and modes of authority and sovereignty within postcolonial studies.

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