category: theory

Matters of Taste (MSA 11, 5-8 November 2009, Montréal, Québec, Canada)

full name / name of organization: 
Mary Elizabeth Curtin (University of Toronto)
contact email: 
marybeth.curtin@utoronto.ca

The modernists’ innovations in art, literature, and design were not only aesthetic reactions to traditional forms—they were also critical responses to the idea of taste.

BSA Session: Shakespeare's Next Editors (abstracts by 31 May 2009)

full name / name of organization: 
British Shakespeare Association
contact email: 
mpangall@english.umass.edu

Though the activity of editing the plays of Shakespeare and his contemporaries was for over two hundred years the principle scholarly method for investigating these works, many younger scholars today confront an academic establishment that relegates editing, bibliography, and text studies to secondary or peripheral positions in graduate, doctoral, and junior faculty programs. This is particularly unfortunate given the exponential increase in innovative technologies, methodologies, and theories that encourage fresh approaches to essential questions about these plays.

[UPDATE] Early Modern Dis/Locations: An Interdisciplinary Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Northumbria University
contact email: 
adam.hansen@unn.ac.uk

Early Modern Dis/Locations: An Interdisciplinary Conference,
Northumbria University, 15-16 January 2010

The Absent Center: A Graduate Student Conference on Contemporary Issues in Political Theology (19, 20 February 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Government Department / University of Texas at Austin
contact email: 
absentcenterconference@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS

The Absent Center

A Graduate Student Conference on Contemporary Issues in Political Theology

University of Texas at Austin, Government Department

19-20 February 2010

English Revenge Tragedies, RSA Conference, Venice, April 8-10, 2010 (Deadline: May 15th, 2009)

full name / name of organization: 
Emily King, Tufts University
contact email: 
Emily.King@tufts.edu

Though revenge tragedies preoccupied Elizabethan and Jacobean spectators, these plays received little to no critical recognition.

Deconstruction and Environmentalism: Oxford Literary Review, vol. 31.1 (July 2010),

full name / name of organization: 
Timothy Clark, co-editor, Oxford Literary Review
contact email: 
T.J.Clark@durham.ac.uk

Oxford Literary Review, vol. 31.1 (July 2010), call for papers.

Deconstruction and Environmentalism

MSA11: Modernism and the Commodity Fetish (panel proposal)

full name / name of organization: 
Modernist Studies Association
contact email: 
gradisek@gmail.com

In Capital: Volume One, Karl Marx writes that the commodity fetish develops when we "bring the products of our labour into relation with each other as values." In the process, we convert "every produc

Cultures of Recession Graduate Conference [Nov. 20& 21, 2009]

full name / name of organization: 
Program in Literature, Duke University
contact email: 
culturesofrecession@gmail.com


Cultures of Recession
An Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Conference Hosted by The Program in Literature, Duke University
November 20 & 21, 2009

Keynote Speaker: Stanley Aronowitz (CUNY), author of How Class Works and Just Around The Corner: The Paradox of a Jobless Recovery

CFP: Teaching Science Fiction: History, Theory and Text (Last Date: 16 July 2009)

full name / name of organization: 
Amit Sarwal
contact email: 
sarwal.amit@gmail.com

Teaching Science Fiction: History, Theory and Text

Edited by Geetha B. and Amit Sarwal

“Multiple Perspectives On Collecting and the Collection” (Journal Issue, deadline 6/30/2009)

full name / name of organization: 
María M. Andrade, Universidad de los Andes. Francisco Morán, Southern Methodist University
contact email: 
maandrad@uniandes.edu.co

Collections and collecting occupy an important place in the development of modern culture, both at the personal and communal level.

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