category: theory

[REMINDER] CFP ‘States of Emergence, States of Emergency’

full name / name of organization: 
Excursions Journal
contact email: 
jo.kellond@excursion-journal.org.uk

Excursions Journal
Call For Papers
‘States of Emergence, States of Emergency’
Deadline for articles: 15th August 2011
Submit online at: http://www.excursions-journal.org.uk/cfp.html

Toleration and its Discontents, ASECS San Antonio (March 22-25, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Patrick Mello/ ASECS 2012
contact email: 
pmello@nd.edu

This panel seeks papers that complicate and deepen our understanding of the role of religious difference in the development of eighteenth-century literature, culture, and society.

CFP: Drawing the Line(s): Censorship and Cultural Practices [Oct 31, 2011; March 1-3, 2012]

full name / name of organization: 
Nhora Serrano, California State University, Long Beach
contact email: 
nserrano@csulb.edu

47th Annual Comparative Literature Conference
California State University, Long Beach
March 1st-3rd, 2012
Drawing the Line(s): Censorship and Cultural Practices

Plenary Speaker: Ilan Stavans

[UPDATE] Revenge of the Queers: Ethics and the Politics of Resentment (NEMLA 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Emily King / NEMLA 2012
contact email: 
Emily.King@tufts.edu

From Diane DiMassa’s caffeinated homicidal heroine in Hothead Paisan to Lee Edelman’s sinthomosexual who “chooses not to choose the Child,” revenge – if only phantasmatic – invigorates que

Liminality in Contemporary Literature (Intl. Conference on Narrative, March 15-17, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Ashley Kunsa, Duquesne University
contact email: 
kunsaa@duq.edu


From post-colonial theory to sociology to anthropology, the concept of liminality has offered a means for understanding instances of cultural, social, and political “in-between-ness.”

Sketched by themselves. Society tested by “panoramic” literature

full name / name of organization: 
Interférences littéraires - Literaire Interferenties (Open Access Journal)
contact email: 
blaguezac@wanadoo.fr , V.Stienon@ulg.ac.be, david.martens@arts.kuleuven.be

Sketched by themselves
Society tested by “panoramic” literature
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[UPDATE] The Apocalypse in Literature and Film - October 1, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
_LIT: Literature Interpretation Theory_
contact email: 
litjourn@yahoo.com

Alien invasion, viral outbreak, nuclear holocaust, the rise of the machines, the flood, the second coming, the second ice age—these are just a few of the ways human beings have imagined their “end

[UPDATE] Inarticulacy: An Interdisciplinary Early Modern Conference

full name / name of organization: 
University of California Berkeley
contact email: 
BerkeleyEarlyModern@gmail.com

Inarticulacy: An Interdisciplinary Early Modern Conference
University of California, Berkeley
November 12 - 13, 2011

**Abstracts welcome from graduates, post-docs, and faculty!**

MLA Preconvention Workshop: Getting Started in Digital Humanities with DHCommons

full name / name of organization: 
DHCommons, NITLE, and the Texas A&M Initiative for Digital Humanities, Media, and Culture
contact email: 
rccordell@gmail.com


Digital methodologies and new media are changing the landscape of research and teaching in modern languages and literatures. Scholars can now computationally analyze entire corpora of texts or preserve and share materials through digital archives. Students can engage in authentic applied research linking text to place, or study Shakespeare in a virtual Globe Theater. In the face of all the digital humanities buzz--from the MLA to the New York Times to Twitter--where can scholars interested in the field turn to get started?

Object Lessons: The Thingly Realm in Modern Literature (Deadline September 30, 2011; Conference March 15-18, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Langauge Association 2012 Convention
contact email: 
kvanwert@mail.rochester.edu

43rd Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
March 15-18, 2012
Rochester, New York – Hyatt Rochester
Host Institution: St. John Fisher College

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