category: theory

Media, Medium, Mediation: Media Aesthetics Before 1900 (ACLA 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Rachel Teukolsky
contact email: 
rachel dot teukolsky at vanderbilt dot edu

This seminar proposes to explore the aesthetic effects of early media--understood as "discourse networks," or channels of communication--by unsettling the idea of media itself.

Update

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Association Southern Literature and Culture
contact email: 
chris.bloss@gmail.com

This year the conference will be held in lovely St. Louis, Missouri from March 31 to April 3 at the Renaissance Grand Hotel St. Louis, 800 Washington Avenue, St.

Papers Wanted for Literary Journal on American Identity - 11/15/09 Deadline

full name / name of organization: 
St. John's University Humanities Review
contact email: 
sjuhumanities@gmail.com

This is a call for papers for the fall 2009 Humanities Review, a literary journal for the St. John’s University English Department in Queens, NY.

[UPDATE] Politics and Literature: Winter Issue of PLJ - Deadline Extended - 11/10/09

full name / name of organization: 
Pennsylvania Literary Journal
contact email: 
pennsylvaniajournal@gmail.com

The deadline for the Winter Issue, “Politics and Literature” of the Pennsylvania Literary Journal is extended until November 10th.

Building the Polis: English teaching, ethical criticism and the new rhetoric 12-14 July 2010, University of Sydney, Australia

full name / name of organization: 
Arts, English and Literacy Education Network (AELE, Faculty of Arts) and School of Letters, Art and Media (SLAM, Faculty of Education), University of Sydney
contact email: 
nina.goodwin@edfac.usyd.edu.au

This conference is open to teachers and academics from both secondary and university sectors to discuss what ethical criticism and the new rhetoric might offer the profession as a way of developing a

Green Literature: Ecocriticism

full name / name of organization: 
Bhavya Tiwari and Cynthia Francica ACLA 2010
contact email: 
bhavya@mail.utexas.edu

Many cultures, literatures, and philosophies have systematically stressed the intimate relation between the human and the animate or inanimate “other.” The present threat to our planet and the spe

Literary London 2010, 7-9 July 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Literary London
contact email: 
contact@literarylondon.org

Literary London 2010

Representations of London in Literature: An Interdisciplinary Conference

Hosted by the Institute of English Studies, University of London

Re-defining art: Artistic genres in literary works.

full name / name of organization: 
The American Comparative Literature Association (ACLA)
contact email: 
medinaa@uhd.edu

This seminar seeks to identify how and why contemporary literature uses visual works of art (murals, montages, sculpture, paintings, photography, etc) as a means of interpretation.

From Shore to Shore: Cultural Guides and Conveyors

full name / name of organization: 
Université Michel de Montaigne - Bordeaux 3 (Michel de Montaigne University, Bordeaux, France)
contact email: 
schmitt.arnaud@orange.fr

“From Shore to Shore: Cultural Guides and Conveyors”
CLIMAS (Université Michel de Montaigne - Bordeaux 3), June 10-12, 2010
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Consumption: Pleasures of the Text, Materiality, and Cultural Practices

full name / name of organization: 
Epitextes
contact email: 
epitextes@gmail.com

The French Graduate Student Association of Columbia University is
pleased to announce a new issue of its graduate student journal on the subject of:

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