The West in Asia/Asia in the West
8-9 November 2012, Senate House, University of London
Keynote speakers include: Professor Phillip Tew (Brunel University) and Professor Christoph Lindner (University of Amsterdam)
'Texts are always sites of evaluative struggle between the "high" and the "low", whatever the presumed hierarchical positioning of their overall domain.' (Léon Hunt)
With sleights learned from others: Basil Bunting and Friends
A conference at Durham 4-5 July 2012
Keynote speaker: Don Share, Senior Editor, Poetry Magazine
CFP DEADLINE: 19 MARCH 2012
With sleights learned from others and an ear open to melodic analogies I have set down words as a musician pricks his score, not to be read in silence, but to trace in the air a pattern of sound that may sometimes, I hope, be pleasing.
Basil Bunting, preface to Collected Poems
This year's MLA convention puts special emphasis on "conversation" as a model for our own scholarly exchanges. Our panel welcomes papers that analyze "conversation" as a form of collaboration, as a compositional practice, and interpretive hermeneutic in early modern England. As Katherine Larson has recently argued, "conversation" represents a "matrix of issues – the intersections among oral and written and verbal and physical interchange, the threshold between "private" and "public" communications and the sanctity of the boundaries of conversational spaces." In addition to synchronic exchanges among contemporary interlocutors, we are interested in:
The International Academic Forum in conjunction with its global partners is proud to announce the Inaugural European Conference on Language Learning, to be held from July 18-21 2013, at the Brighton Thistle Hotel, Brighton, England.
The International Academic Forum in conjunction with its global partners is proud to announce the Inaugural European Conference on the Arts and Humanities, to be held from July 18-21 2013, at theThistle Brighton, Brighton, UK.
Special Theme: "Connectedness, Identity and Alienation in the Arts and Humanities"
Inaugural European Conference on Education, to be held from July 11-14 2013, in Brighton, UK.
Conference Theme: Learning and Teaching Through Transformative Spaces
The Inaugural European Conference on Education extends these discussions to consider the pedagogic challenges of developing transformative spaces for learning and teaching. The conference organizers encourage submissions that consider learning and teaching through one of the following sub-themes, although submission of other topics for consideration is also welcome:
The International Academic Forum in conjunction with its global partners is proud to announce the Inaugural European Conference on the Social Sciences, at the Thistle Hotel, Brighton, UK from July 4-7 2013.
Hear the latest research, publish before a global audience, present in a supportive environment, network, engage in new relationships, experience the UK, explore London and the Southeast, join a global academic community...
Theme: "Society, Environment and Trust: Towards Sustainable Systems of Governance"
*DEADLINE to submit is now April 1st 2012*
If there is 'no friend', then how could I call you my friends, my friends? By what right? How could you take me seriously? If I call you my friends, my friends, if I call you, my friends, how dare I add, to you, that there is no friend?
- Jacques Derrida, The Politics of Friendship (1994)
From this day forth, I would like you all to report to me your findings on the magic of friendship when, and only when, you happen to discover them.
- Princess Celestia, My Little Pony (2011)
Queer Indigenous Writers - Call for Submission
Polari Journal is calling for submissions for a special issue to be published online in October 2012. This special issue will feature the best queer indigenous/aboriginal writing from around the globe. Polari tends towards the shorter forms: short stories, poetry, essays, scholarly papers, one act plays/scripts and reviews. In general, the word limit for fiction, plays and essays is 6000 words. Reviews should not be more than 1500 words. For poetry, the maximum is 100 lines.
At this time financial remuneration is not offered.
All rights remain with the author/s.
The Final Date for submission is July 1st 2012.
Review the Submissions Guide on the menu above.