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SAMLA 2018: Psychoanalysis, Anti-psychiatry and Early Modern Literature

updated: 
Monday, March 26, 2018 - 9:14am
Southeastern Renaissance Conference, SAMLA Affiliate
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, May 1, 2018

Southeastern Renaissance Conference, SAMLA Affiliate

November 2-4, 2018, Birmingham, Alabama

Due February 12, 2018 for inclusion in SAMLA News

 

Psychoanalysis, Anti-psychiatry and Early Modern Literature

 

Reimagining and Remembering the Other: Narrative pathy and its Limitations

updated: 
Monday, March 26, 2018 - 9:07am
Narrative and Memory: Ethics, Aesthetics, Politics
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, May 1, 2018

Reimagining and Remembering the Other: Narrative Empathy and its Limitations

 

Fårö, Sweden, 29 July–5 August, 2018

 

The research circle Narrative and Memory: Ethics, Aesthetics, Politics is pleased to announce the call for its 2018 summer symposium, following its previous symposia in Tallinn (Estonia), Saulkrasti (Latvia) and Kristiansand (Norway).

 

Modernist legacies in contemporary theory

updated: 
Monday, March 26, 2018 - 9:04am
Jesse Wolfe
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, April 5, 2018

CFP 2018 Modernist Studies Association conference (“Graphic Modernisms”)

Columbus, Ohio, November 8-11

Deadline for submissions: Thursday, April 5, 2018

T.S. Eliot and Psychoanalysis

updated: 
Monday, March 26, 2018 - 9:03am
Modernist Studies Association (MSA) 2018
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, April 3, 2018

Eliot scholars might look askance at the idea that his poetic vision was at any point influenced by psychoanalysis.  Just two months before The Waste Land was published, after all, he ridiculed psychoanalysis as “a dubious and contentious branch of science” and predicted an imminent demise for what he dubbed the “psychoanalytic type” of novel.  Still, there is plenty to suggest his appreciation for the literary critical and poetic powers enabled by psychoanalysis.  The Waste Land was first published in the Criterion’s inaugural issue, and as editor of the journal Eliot also included a review by Hesse identifying Freud as a major influence on German poetry and declaring his “psychology of the unconscious” a good foundation for ar

“Shakespeare and the Consumption of Culture”

updated: 
Friday, March 23, 2018 - 11:11am
Shakespeare and Shakespearean Criticism at the MMLA
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, April 15, 2018

Shakespeare’s plays and the critical conversations around them are deeply concerned with questions of culture.  Many of the plays are set in cultures different than Shakespeare’s own early modern England, from Denmark to Italy to Ancient Rome, often using those cultures to examine his own.  Productions of his plays have been set in a dizzying array of cultures, in order make comments on yet other cultures.  The culture of Imperial Britain made use of Shakespeare in order to dominate (and often consume) the cultures which they colonized. 

Career Construction Theory and Life Writing - Special Edition of 'Life Writing'

updated: 
Thursday, March 22, 2018 - 9:24am
Hywel Dix, Bournemouth University
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, July 31, 2018

Over the last twenty years, a new form of career counselling practice has emerged, one that Mark Savickas (Career Counselling, 2011) refers to as career construction theory. Where earlier forms of vocational guidance utilised aptitude tests, statistical profiling and other forms of quantitative analysis, career construction takes a far more qualitative approach to employment counselling. By encouraging clients to see their careers as stories of which they are both the metaphorical authors and the main protagonists, career construction counsellors enable them to envisage the next chapter in those stories.

RMMLA English Nineteenth-Century Literature

updated: 
Thursday, March 22, 2018 - 10:20am
Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, April 1, 2018

CALL FOR PAPERS 2018

ENGLISH NINETEENTH-CENTURY LITERATURE SESSION

Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association

Conference Dates: October 4-6, 2018

Cheyenne, WY

 

Utopian Acts

updated: 
Thursday, March 22, 2018 - 12:40pm
Katie Stone and Raphael Kabo, Birkbeck, University of London
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, June 29, 2018

Utopian Acts

Birkbeck, University of London

1 September 2018

http://utopia.ac/

Above all, we need to understand utopia as a method rather than a goal … always suspended between the present and the future, always under revision, at the meeting point of the darkness of the lived moment and the flickering light of a better world, for the moment accessible only through an act of imagination.

- Ruth Levitas, Utopia as Method (2013)

Another world is possible.

- The activists of the World Social Forum

Keynote speakers

Post-Truth: An Interdisciplinary Exploration

updated: 
Wednesday, March 21, 2018 - 11:39am
University of Portsmouth
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 23, 2018

CSL Postgraduate Conference- 2018

Post-truth-An Interdisciplinary Exploration

Further to our earlier posting, we would like to announce the final schedule for our one-day conference relating to the topic of "post-truth". 

PEOPLE’S PROJECT IN MEDIA (-ATED) MARTYRDOM

updated: 
Monday, May 7, 2018 - 1:32am
Kusumita Datta (Assistant Professor, Behala College, University of Calcutta) and Arijit Mukherjee (Assistant Professor, Behala College, University of Calcutta)
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, June 7, 2018

This collection attempts to look at the role of digital media as a constructive and disseminating narrative in the world, to delineate a meta-narrative of ‘digital martyrdom’. This collection aims to initiate a study not only on martyrdom in the digital space but a digitisation of martyrdom. It will seek to look especially at the role of mainstream and sponsored media propaganda to locate those interstices in the narratives which subtly subvert narratives of the mainstream mass media. In the first section of the collection, the focus will be on chapters which use as its premise usage of commercial media. The subversion is to be specifically located in the dissemination, language, and reception of the contents of the media matter.

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