category: theory

German Eighteenth-Century Literature and Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Kentucky Foreign Languages Conference / U. of Kentucky (Lexington)
contact email: 
joseph.oneil@uky.edu

DEADLINE EXTENDED to November 15, 2009.

Kentucky Foreign Language Conference
University of Kentucky (Lexington, KY)
April 15-17, 2010

[UPDATE] Contemporary British Fiction: Narrating Violence, Trauma and Loss (International Conference, 17-18 September 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Johannes Gutenberg University, Mainz, Germany in association with the UK Network for Modern Fiction Studies
contact email: 
tancke@uni-mainz.de

Contemporary British fiction is preoccupied with scenarios of violence, trauma and loss: destruction, guilt, traumatic experiences and apocalyptic anxieties are prevalent thematic and aesthetic concer

ACLA Panel: Gatekeeper, Mother Hen, Culture Agent?: Selecting the Appropriate Metaphor for Compositionists. April 1-4, 11/13

full name / name of organization: 
Toni Francis, Ph. D., The College of The Bahamas
contact email: 
tfrancis@cob.edu.bs

Gatekeeper, Mother Hen, Culture Agent?: Selecting the Appropriate Metaphor for Compositionists in the Era of Linguistic Diversity

In the postmodern and postcolonial age, linguistic diversity poses a challenge to the role of the composition instructor, and has politicized the compositionist

AlterNative seeks papers in indigenous languages

full name / name of organization: 
AlterNative: An International Journal of Indigenous Peoples
contact email: 
editors@alternative.ac.nz

The world is currently facing a crisis in the revitalisation of indigenous languages.

CFP: Mistakes, Mistranslations and Mendacity: The Logic and Language of Cosmopolitanism (ACLA 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
ACLA 2010
contact email: 
j-ng@northwestern.edu

American Comparative Literature Association, 2010 Annual Meeting

April 1-4, 2010 (New Orleans)

Title: Mistakes, Mistranslations and Mendacity: The Logic and Language of Cosmopolitanism

Interdisciplinary Arts Conference on HOPE: Uncertainty, Pluralism, and Innovation

full name / name of organization: 
Religion & Culture Society
contact email: 
r.c.executive@gmail.com

Interdisciplinary Arts Conference 2010

HOPE

Uncertainty, Pluralism, and Innovation

CALL FOR PAPERS

No!: Subjectivity and Agency in Muslim Rights/Rites of Negation (February 27-28, 2010)--Submission Deadline: Dec 15, 2009

full name / name of organization: 
Duke-UNC Graduate Islamic Studies Conference
contact email: 
dukeuncconf@gmail.com

Deadline: December 15th, 2009

CALL FOR PAPERS

7th Annual Duke-UNC Graduate Islamic Studies Conference

Turning Points and Transformations (Deadline Extended)

full name / name of organization: 
Louisiana Conference on Literature, Language, and Culture
contact email: 
langlit2010@louisiana.edu

http://english.louisiana.edu/laconference/Home/index.php

[UPDATE] LIT: Literature Interpretation Theory Special Issue "Writers and the Business of Writing" DEADLINE 11/16/09

full name / name of organization: 
LIT: Literature Interpretation Theory
contact email: 
litjourn@yahoo.com

LIT: Literature Interpretation Theory publishes critical essays which interpret texts from an engaging, coherent theoretical perspective and which provide original, close readings of texts.

Framing the Human: (De)humanization in Language Literature and Culture - March 6, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
University Of Minnesota, Twin Cities Association of Graduate Students in Romance Studies
contact email: 
agsrs@umn.edu

Debates around how "the human" is defined, interrogated and regulated often delineate boundaries that separate the human and its others (e.g. the animal, the divine, the monstrous).

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