In March 2005 we published the first issue of our journal titled "New theoretical tendencies, new political phenomena". In this issue Francisco Javier Peñas asked: is IR theory possible? Peñas analysed the difficulties we come across when theorizing, the need for theory and the most relevant theoretical tendencies of the moment. He argued that our possibilities for generating knowledge are always connected to questions regarding what and how we come to know the world. The ways in which we respond to these two questions are fundamental in defining the type of theory we do.
South Central Modern Language Association is accepting 250-500 word abstract/proposals for its session on Native American Literature. Proposals are welcome on the full range of Native American literature and criticism.
Submit abstract by March 31, 2013 to Jamie Korsmo at firstname.lastname@example.org
South Central Modern Language Association's 70th Annual Conference
New Orleans, Louisiana
October 3-5, 2013
Conference theme: "Masking and Unmasking the Subject"
Comparative and interdisciplinary analyses pertinent to Italian and Diasporic Studies are welcome and may encompass literature, film studies, Italian-American studies, history, art history, philosophy, anthropology, music, political science, religion, gender studies, food studies, visual arts, architecture and urban studies, intercultural studies, and any other relevant discipline.
Possible topics may include but are not limited to the following:
Thought Catalog, a New York City-based media brand, welcomes
abstracts from seasoned scholars and graduate students for our Digital Books Division. Topics should represent cutting-edge interdisciplinary scholarship that engages popular culture and history, media and representation, music and identity, or politics and culture. These abstracts will be reviewed by our Digital Books team and accepted proposals may be turned into eBooks for a general audience.
All NON-FICTION proposals will be considered; however we are particularly interested in interdisciplinary, focused cultural commentary in the following realms:
Please submit 250 word abstracts for MLA panel on Martin Amis and Posthuman Affection. Papers may address the impact of such elements as millennial dystopia, commodity fetishism and gendered economic empowerment on human intimacy in Amis' work.
Submit summaries to Dtenenbaum@shawu.edu by May 15.
In war, children are both passive victims of violence and forced active killers. This panel seeks papers that examine children in war in fiction, non-fiction, and film. Topics might include but are not limited to representations of child soldiers, children as shields, children in exile, or the use of teenagers in state-sanctioned armies.
The Wooden O Symposium is a cross-disciplinary Shakespeare Studies conference sponsored by Southern Utah University's Center for Shakespeare Studies and the Utah Shakespeare Festival. It is scheduled for Aug 12-14, 2013, in Cedar City, Utah. Scholars attending the conference will have the unique opportunity of immersing themselves in research and performance in one of the most beautiful natural settings in the western United States.
2nd Global Conference
Friday 1st November 2013 – Sunday 3rd November 2013
Call for Presentations
Who benefits from sport? The question in the modern world is complex, and demands inter-disciplinary approaches to its solution. Sport in modernity is an everyday part of leisure lives, an aspirational physical activity or something that gives people a sense of belonging through being sports fans. Sport can be a vehicle for social and economic development, yet the economic and political formations of globalisation and modernity bring the spectre of contracts, deals, profits and the pursuit of glory at the expense of everything good about sport.
The Katherine Mansfield Society is pleased to announce its essay prize competition for 2013, open to all, on the subject of
Katherine Mansfield and World War One
CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS FOR VOLUME 6 OF
Katherine Mansfield Studies
(THE PEER-REVIEWED JOURNAL OF THE KATHERINE MANSFIELD SOCIETY)
on the theme of Katherine Mansfield and World War One
2013 ELLAK INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE
"Micro versus Macro Literatures in English: Aesthetics, Politics, and Ethics of Distant Reading in Literatures, Cultures, Languages, and the Humanities"
Sookmyung Women's University Seoul, Korea November 7-9, 2013
For the details of the conference schedule and program, please refer to the website: http://www.ellak.or.kr
'Modern' Indian theatre is fashioned by western as well as indigenous theatrical traditions. This theatre as we know it is also urban, having evolved from its early avatars in 19th century Bombay and Kolkata, to the multifaceted, national and postcolonial construct that it is today. Current ideas of the 'modern' and 'modernity' become more complex and throw up remarkably challenging questions when looked at through the prism of Indian theatre and theatre criticism. It is difficult to define 'modern' Indian theatre as a discipline with specific inbuilt notions of modernity that renders it significantly different from its earlier phases.
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Applications are invited from Humanities postgraduate and early career researchers to take part in this AHRC-funded initiative, which will explore practical methods of finding ways of engaging the public with your research – an increasingly important consideration for researchers entering an academic marketplace which expects research to create impact; you can find further information on the website: http://humanitiesandpublicengagement.wordpress.com
"H.D. AND MODERNITY"
5-7 December 2013
Université Paris Ouest Nanterre,
Université Toulouse II-Le Mirail
& École Normale Supérieure
Deadline for paper proposals: 3 June 2013
Notifications from the committee: by 30 June 2013
Plenary speakers: Professor Antoine CAZÉ (Université Paris-Diderot), Professor Susan McCABE (University of Southern California), Professor Cristanne MILLER (SUNY Buffalo/ Tocqueville-Fulbright Chair 2013-2014 at Université Paris-Diderot)
Call for papers
The theme of the 37th Congress of the Australasian Universities Language and Literature Association (AULLA) is 'Worldmaking'.