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CFP: The Subject of Criticism (edited collection 1/15/17)

updated: 
Monday, December 12, 2016 - 11:53am
Alison Annunziata / Art Center College of Design
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 15, 2017

The Subject of Criticism

 


 

    We are told that the humanities are suffering a downturn. Even as critical thinking, analysis, and compassionate assessment—the backbones of the humanities education—are in high demand now more than ever, the world of the academy outside of science and technology continues to experience cuts, downsizing, and general devaluation. Digital Humanities has been one proposed remedy, yet their increasing popularity has paradoxical implications for the humanities at large: rather than challenging the scientistic epistemology, they perpetuate it by subjecting the arts to the empiricist’s analytical toolkit.

 

Updated Appalachian Anthology of Nature Writing

updated: 
Monday, December 12, 2016 - 11:56am
Jessica Cory/Western Carolina University
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 31, 2017

Dear Colleagues,

Submissions are currently being accepted for an anthology of Appalachian nature writing, tentatively titled Appalachian Nature. While there are locale-specific nature writing anthologies, this will be the first to focus on the entire Appalachian region.

Fiction, creative nonfiction, poetry, and one-act plays are welcomed and demographics traditionally underrepresented in Appalachian literature are encouraged to submit. While all contributions should engage with the Appalachian environment specifically, possible topics or themes include, but are certainly not limited to, the following:

-Travel narratives

-Bucolic nature

-Disability and the environment

-Animal studies

Anticipatory Materialisms [DEADLINE EXTENDED]

updated: 
Thursday, February 2, 2017 - 10:24am
Lancaster University
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Anticipatory Materialisms Conference  

Lancaster University 24th March 2017

 

Keynote Speaker

Eileen John, Associate Professor of Philosophy, University of Warwick

  

'So shall my anticipation prevent your discovery' (Hamlet II.ii.295). 

"If I were to go to Japan": Theory and practice of travel in Henry James and beyond

updated: 
Monday, December 12, 2016 - 12:25pm
The Henry James Society
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 15, 2017

The Henry James Society

Call for Papers

"If I were to go to Japan": Theory and practice of travel in Henry James and beyond

 

ALA Conference, May 25-28, 2017, Boston

She looked up from her book. “What you despise most in the world is bad, is stupid art.”

“Possibly. But yours seem to me very clear and very good.”

“If I were to go to Japan next winter you would laugh at me,” she went on.

Osmond gave a smile—a keen one, but not a laugh, for the tone of their conversation was not jocose.

 

CfP: Mobility and Space in Late Medieval and Early Modern Europe

updated: 
Sunday, December 4, 2016 - 11:58pm
University of Oxford
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, February 1, 2017

Mobility and Space in Late Medieval and Early Modern Europe

Friday 23rd June 2017, University of Oxford

 

The application of spatial paradigms to the study of late medieval and early modern societies is now well underway. In contrast, the so-called ‘mobility turn’ has struggled to find its way from the social sciences to the humanities and, in particular, to disciplines concerned with the study of the past. This conference proposes to bring the two together by exploring how everyday mobility contributed to the shaping of late medieval and early modern spaces, and how spatial frameworks affected the movement of people in pre-modern Europe.

(Im)mobility and Violence

updated: 
Friday, December 2, 2016 - 10:06am
English Graduate Student Society University of Montreal
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, December 15, 2016

(Im)mobility and Violence 

14th Annual Université de Montréal English Graduate Conference March 16-17, 2017 

Hakluyt Society Essay Prize (travel writing)

updated: 
Monday, November 21, 2016 - 10:21am
Hakluyt Society
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, November 30, 2016

The Hakluyt Society

 

Publisher since 1846 of Historical Voyages and Travels

  

Hakluyt Society Essay Prize

The Hakluyt Society awards an annual essay prize (or more than one, if the judges so decide) of up to a total of £750. The prize or prizes for 2017 will be presented, if possible, at the Hakluyt Society’s Annual General Meeting in London in June 2017. Winners will also receive a one-year membership of the Hakluyt Society. The Society hopes that the winning essay will be published, either in the Society’s online journal or in a recognised academic journal.

From Cosmopolitans to Cosmopolitanisms (in the long eighteenth century)

updated: 
Friday, November 11, 2016 - 9:59am
CSECS & NEASECS (Canadian Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies & Northeast American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies)
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, February 1, 2017

CALL FOR PAPERS

CSECS – Canadian Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies

NEASECS – Northeast American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies

 

From Cosmopolitans to Cosmopolitanisms

Joint Annual Conference, Toronto, Ontario, 18-22 October 2017

Proposals for panels due by 1 February 2017

Proposals for papers due by 1 March 2017

 

 

HEMINGWAY IN PARIS “Paris est une fête” . . . Hemingway’s Moveable Feast

updated: 
Friday, November 11, 2016 - 9:59am
The International Hemingway Society
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, August 30, 2017

XVIII International Hemingway Conference

 

HEMINGWAY IN PARIS

“Paris est une fête” . . . Hemingway’s Moveable Feast

JULY 22-28, 2018

 Conference Co-Directors: H. R. Stoneback & Matthew Nickel

Paris Site Coordinators: Alice Mikal Craven & William E. Dow

Host Institution: The American University of Paris

 

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