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Why religion got it wrong? Conceptualising new methods of reading.

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Friday, July 1, 2016 - 11:51am
full name / name of organization: 
Tapati Bharadwaj
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deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, December 31, 2016

Why religion got it all wrong? Conceptualizing new methods of reading.

 

Literary scholars need to throw open the doors of what texts constitute the study of literari-ness and the methods of doing so; such an act will allow the discipline to examine and interrogate socio-discursive practices which affect the lives of women all over the world.  Religious texts codify culture and gender norms and it is imperative that literary scholars engage with these texts that perpetuate and maintain oppressive hegemonic institutions.

 

The Hindu Shastras.

 

CALL FOR PAPERS- PURSUITS Vol. XIV

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Friday, July 1, 2016 - 11:51am
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MWERCY COLLEGE, PALAKKAD
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deadline for submissions: 
Friday, August 12, 2016

The Postgraduate Dept. of English and Research Centre for Comparative Studies, Mercy College (Affiliated to University of Calicut), Palakkad, Kerala is happy to invite papers on the topic “History and Literature” to be published in PURSUITS, ISSN. No. 0974-7400.Vol. XIV, a the peer-reviewed journal. Your paper may focus on these areas: “Literature as History” or “Representation of History in Literature.”

The contributor is requested to send both the soft copy and the hard copy of the article. Kindly keep to the following format: Font size: 12.  Font type: Times New Roman.  Word Limit: 3500 words.

Human Rights Discourse in Antebellum America

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Friday, July 1, 2016 - 11:50am
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NeMLA 2017, Baltimore, March 23-26
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deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 30, 2016

This panel will explore the presence of eighteenth-century human rights discourse in antebellum American culture. We will have two goals: first, to seek persistences of eighteenth-century human rights theory even as it was eclipsed by discourses of Nationalism, European Imperialism, Anglo-Saxonism, scientific racism, economic determinism, and so on in the nineteenth century; second, to articulate the relationship of Enlightenment cosmopolitanism to the forces that would stifle it during the period between the American/French Revolutions and the post-WWII resurgence of human rights.

 

Film & Media Festivals SIG – CfP for SCMS 2017 in Chicago

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Friday, July 1, 2016 - 11:50am
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SCMS Film & Media Festivals scholarly interest group
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, August 1, 2016

Film & Media Festivals SIG – CfP for SCMS 2017 in Chicago

To participate in a preconstituted panel sponsored by the Film and Media Festivals SIG, please submit a summary no longer than 2500 characters, 3-5 bibliographic sources, and an author bio no longer than 500 characters. 

Please copy and paste your proposal into the body of the email message (and avoid sending attachments!) and include in the subject heading “Film Festival SCMS paper (or workshop) submission.”

[CFP reminder] Seeking Submissions for SCS Issue 2

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Friday, July 1, 2016 - 11:50am
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Studies In Control Societies
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, August 1, 2016

Studies In Control Societies is seeking submissions for the Fall 2016 issue.

We invite submissions that explore the technologies and transformations in state power, political economy, and subjectivity that control societies engender. Some suggested topics include but are not limited to:

[UPDATE] Book Project & Journal Issue: "Performing philosophy, philosophizing performance"

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Friday, July 1, 2016 - 11:49am
full name / name of organization: 
The Apollonian: A Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, August 31, 2017

BOOK PROJECT AND SPECIAL JOURNAL ISSUE ON PERFORMANCE

[Selected essays from the special issue and other essays will subsequently be published as an edited volume from a major academic publisher in 2018, following the publication of the issue]

“Interrogating Discourses and Representations of Anger” Graduate Conference at The Ohio State University

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Friday, July 1, 2016 - 11:49am
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English Graduate Organization at The Ohio State University
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deadline for submissions: 
Monday, August 15, 2016

Anger is traditionally conceived as a contrary response to a negatively-perceived experience. Anger is an emotion that is acceptable for some and not others. For some, expressing anger can have a devastating impact on social, political, professional, and economic outcomes while it enables the successful outcomes of others. Moreover, it can function as an impetus for transformation or stall changes in culture.

 

Anger may color the actions of groups who strive for change. Particularly, in academia, anger and professionalism are often perceived as mutually exclusive. Calls for respectability and civility are often used to silence minority groups who express anger.

 

The Textshop (T)issue

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Friday, July 1, 2016 - 11:49am
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K. A. Wisniewski & Felix Burgos / Textshop Experiments
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deadline for submissions: 
Monday, October 31, 2016

For a new section part of our inaugural issue, the editors seek multi-modal projects and digital experiments in the Humanities that act as a supplement, response, or reproduction to theorist and media scholar Gregory L. Ulmer work on electracy and heuretics.  "Textshop" refers to a space where Humanists can invent, experiment with, and experience what Ulmer refers to as electracy.  In his words electracy “is to digital media what literacy is to print.”  It denotes a broad spectrum of research possibilities including the history and invention of writing and mnemonic practices, the epistemological changes results in this transtion of practices, and the pedagogical implementation of practices derived from such explorations.

Urban Traffic in/of Contemporary Cinema

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Friday, July 1, 2016 - 11:48am
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Kirk Boyle, UNC-Asheville Stanley Corkin, Univ of Cincinnati; and Jana Evans Braziel, Miami Univ
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deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, August 31, 2016

EDITED COLLECTION: Urban Traffic in/of Contemporary Cinema

Edited by Kirk Boyle, UNC-Asheville; Stanley J. Corkin, University of Cincinnati; Jana Braziel, Miami University

NETC 2016: Theatre is Alive!

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Friday, July 1, 2016 - 11:48am
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New England Theatre Conference
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deadline for submissions: 
Friday, July 29, 2016

The New England Theatre Conference is soliciting papers for its 65th annual convention that address this year’s theme, “Theatre is Alive! New Approaches, Ideas, and Practices Keeping Theatre Relevant Today.” The Convention will be held in Westford, MA, the weekend of October 28-30, 2016. All papers that address the convention theme are encouraged and welcome.

Law and Literature from the Global South

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Friday, July 1, 2016 - 11:48am
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The Journal of Commonwealth and Postcolonial Studies
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deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, December 20, 2016

The Journal of Commonwealth and Postcolonial Studies

Spring 2018 Special Issue: Law and Literature from the Global South

Guest Editors: David Babcock (James Madison University) and Peter Leman (Brigham Young University)

 

Deadline for Submissions (approximately 4,000-5,000 words): December 20, 2016

Website: jcpcsonline.com

Contact Email: jcpcs.lawlit@gmail.com

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