The Indian Ocean is a cultural and economic system that dates back over five thousand years as Malays, Chinese, Arabs, Indians and Africans traded across it for centuries before the Europeans set foot in the area. Since the 1980s Indian Ocean studies have gained impetus, particularly among social scientists, and current debates on transnationalism are based on recent research carried out by scholars who have gradually understood the Indian Ocean as a network rather than as discrete geographical regions.
2015 2nd International Conference on Advances in Biology and Chemistry (ICABC 2015) is the premier forum for the presentation of new advances and research results in the fields of theoretical, experimental, and applied Advances in Biology and Chemistry. The conference will bring together leading researchers, engineers and scientists in the domain of interest from around the world. Topics of interest for submission include, but are not limited to:
Call for Papers:
An Edited Literature Collection entitled: Literature for the Masses for use in undergraduate Introduction to Literature Courses and scheduled for release in July of 2015 needs additional critical essays to fill gaps in EACH of the following areas:
1. One Instructional Essay exploring the nuances of Writing About Literature. (4-5) Pages, single spaced, Times New Roman, MLA style.
2. One Essay exploring The Reading of Folk, Fairy, and Origin/Mythological Didactic Tales (5-8) Pages, single spaced, Times New Roman, MLA style.
3. One Essay on Race, Humor, and the Portrayal of Women in Shakespeare's Othello (8-10) pages, single spaced, Times New Roman, MLA style.
In conjunction with the 30th Annual Literature at the University of Texas at El Paso, featuring Dr. Neil Campbell of the University of Derby, the Graduate Student English Association (GradSEA) invites proposals for panels or individual papers for a graduate conference entitled "The Global American West" that will take place at UTEP on March 26-28, 2015. Author of The Rhizomatic West and PostWesterns, among other major works, Campbell is a leading theorist of critical regionalism whose work reads the American West not as a stratified or constrained space, but as a ruptured and fluid discursive system.
CALL FOR PAPERS (CFP)
Childhood and Visual Texts in/of Asia
An international conference sponsored by
‧ Taiwan Children's Literature Research Association
‧ Department of Children English Education, National Taipei University of Education
‧ Department of Early Childhood and Family Education, NTUE
‧ Feng Zikai Chinese Children's Picture Book Award Executive Committee
Date: Saturday, November 14, 2015
Venue: National Taipei University of Education
Seeking papers exploring the relationship between narratives (literary and non-literary) and the futures they depict. Topics might include speculative narratives, forecasting, risk assessment, and utopianism.
I am seeking co-presenters for a panel on contemporary American poet Charles Wright for the Australia New Zealand American Studies Association conference (details about the conference can be found here: http://artsonline.monash.edu.au/anzasa2015/ )
REMINDER: Abstracts due 27/2/2015
CALL FOR PAPERS
A Manifesto for Cyborgs thirty-years on: Gender, Technology and Feminist-Technoscience in the twenty-first century
Platform: Journal of Media and Communication
An interdisciplinary journal for early career researchers and graduate students
Abstracts due: Friday 27th of February, 2015
Volume Editor: Thao Phan
CALL FOR CHAIRS: "The Coming of Age of LGBTQ Studies: Past, Present, and Future Directions"
San Diego State University, April 17-18, 2015
Keynote Speaker: Dr. Karen Tongson (USC)
As LGBTQ Studies finds disciplinary space on a growing number of university and college campuses, questions about the cultural and intellectual effects of academic institutionalization have become progressively more urgent. "The Coming of Age of LGBTQ Studies" is a two-day conference devoted to exploring these and related questions.
Journal of Film & Video
Special Issue on Television & Performance
Guest Editors: R. Colin Tait & Justin Owen Rawlins
DEADLINE: JUNE 1, 2015
ABSTRACT SUBMISSION DEADLINE EXTENDED TO FEB 10, 2015!
"Gothic Migrations" will concern the origins, transits, and transformations of global gothic in its various modes and cultural manifestations.
We invite proposals for an exciting and provocative symposium on the topic of Transforming Contagion. This transdisciplinary and transhistorical symposium aims to explore contagion in its broadest sense by including perspectives about the spread, transmission, and modalities of contagion, and how contagion has been variously defined, imagined, and subjected to regulation and/or exploitation. By "contagion," we do not necessarily mean only that which occurs in the body or within the framework of embodiment, but also contagions rooted in the literary, psychological, moral, educational, or political. We thus invite papers from any historical period or methodological approach that consider the complicated topic of contagion.
ISSN 2347-6869 (Open Access)
ISSN 2347-2146 (Print)
SOCRATES is an international, multi-lingual, multi-disciplinary refereed and indexed scholarly journal produced as par of the Harvard Dataverse Network. This journal appears quarterly in English, Hindi, Persian in 22 disciplines.
Socrates Journal invites Authors/Researchers to submit their research papers, manuscripts and proceedings for consideration of publication in the regular Issues of the Journal. FREE CONTRIBUTION AND OPEN ACCESS
Call For Papers
Call for Proposals
From the Outside:
Narratives from the Othered in the Academy
Editors Santosh Khadka, Joanna C. Davis-McElligatt and Keith Dorwick are proposing a collection of edited essays with the working title "From the Outside," which would collect theorized narratives from a number of positions: non-normative genders, sexualities, and relationships; non-tenured individuals (especially those beyond the MA, MFA, or PhD); racial and ethnic minorities; academics with HIV, AIDS, or other diseases; individuals with disabilities; academics from an impoverished and/or working class background; first-generation academics; atheists and members of religious communities; and non-US/international faculty and grad students.