Miranda famously declares at the conclusion of The Tempest that she now exists in a "Brave new world." This oft-quoted line is frequently misremembered as referring to the enchanted island itself, when in fact she only utters it upon first encountering all of the Europeans who've been shipwrecked on the island. As Prospero makes clear to his daughter, in actuality Miranda's new world is an old world. This scene in Shakespeare's most colonial of plays subverts our expectations of what "encounter" means in a New World context. In this panel we will look at narratives that upend the standard representations of encounter in the early modern age of exploration, that convert new world into old, and old into new.
CALL FOR PAPERS -Eighth Issue of Interdisciplinary Online Journal BARNOLIPI (http://www.reflectionedu.com/barnolipi.php).
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This panel at the 7th Congress of the European Society of Translation Studies will address questions of transmediality and cultural translation with a focus on the U.S. As evidenced by terms and concepts such as Americanization, McDonaldization, or Disneyfication, the United States as well as concepts and products commonly associated with America have, in processes of cultural translation and particularly with respect to the 20th century, been considered a center.
Pop Culture and World Politics v5.0
9-11 November 2012
Hobart and William Smith Colleges - Geneva, NY 14456 USA
The thematic focus of this interdisciplinary conference relates principally to the concepts of authority and wisdom as they apply, and have applied, to the Irish nation in times of change. In recent times, Ireland has witnessed a profound reconfiguration in terms of its cultural, political, constitutional, and religious identities, resulting in an unparalleled questioning of the discourses and narratives that had seemingly defined the nation.
Manuscripts are solicited for a new collection of original essays on Hemingway's posthumous works: A Moveable Feast, Islands in the Stream, The Garden of Eden, True at First Light, Under Kilimanjaro, stories, and journalism/essays. Interested scholars might also consider any newly accessioned series of correspondence between Hemingway and others, particularly in the JFK collection, that might be thought to comprise a "narrative" of its own and cast light on his writing style, fictional preoccupations, etc.
Any approaches will be considered, although there is a special interest in working with compositional history, editing and revision, both by Hemingway and by editors, friends, and others after his death.
The eighteenth century's fascination with everyday life can be detected in a wide range of genres and cultural practices, including the novel, familiar essay, satire, drame bourgeois, biography, autobiography, genre painting, letter-writing and journalizing. This panel invites an interdisciplinary exploration of this new interest in the ordinary, focusing especially on issues of aesthetics: How did everyday life come to be seen as a worthy subject of aesthetic representation? What were the privileged modes of narrativity or protocols of description used for these representations, and where did they come from? How, in turn, did new aesthetic forms allow individuals to see and think about ordinary life in new ways?
Generative & Algorithmic Art, Leonardo Electronic Almanac
Senior editors for this issue: Lanfranco Aceti, Meredith Hoy, and Kris Paulsen.
The recent flurry of critical attention paid to the zombie and other forms of living dead, such as the vampire (back again to haunt the cultural imagination of a new generation) or the ghost (gliding along a spectrum from spiritual to secularized in the era of the cybergothic), illustrates how our monsters personify the question "What comes next for me?" Additionally, post-apocalyptic fantasies and necroscapes dramatizing the end of human civilization pose the query continually recurring in our collective nightmares: "What is next for humanity?" Recent trends in humanities scholarship move beyond the human to a broader perspective of what constitutes being by looking to the animal, the machine, or the environment, while interest in posthuman figures like
The Social Work Review invites authors to contribute with original papers to Issue no. 2 on 2013, with the following focus: "Youth Employment – Challenges and Opportunities".
We welcome innovative articles, research articles, analysis of policies, practices and their implications for social workers.
South-Indian cinema, from its inception, has exhibited unique yet subtle moves in technology, production, distribution, consumption, spectatorship, aesthetics, and representation. In a span of more than hundred years, South-Indian cinema has exceptionally formulated its own niche within the larger contours of World cinema and the Indian film industry and has evolved as a significant cultural expression which deserves meticulous critical attention. Any contemporary approach to South-Indian cinema includes the enormous systems of stardom, fan-dom, image-nation, spectacle-spectator, economy of film production, technology, cultural politics of film and viewership.
The E. E. Cummings Society and the Society's journal, Spring, invite abstracts for 20-minute papers for the 41st annual Louisville Conference on Literature and Culture since 1900, February 21-23, 2013, at the University of Louisville (http://www.thelouisvilleconference.com). This session explores poet E. E. Cummings' role in a transforming modernism that breaks the barrier between language and arts. We are particularly interested in how the innovations and radicalism of Cummings' experiments in typography, poetic genres, narrative forms, and in visual and performing arts transform modernism.
In conjuncton with the 10th annual Tallgrass Film Festival, Wichita State University will sponsor its preliminary conference focusing on Independent Film. Any aspect of Independent Film will be considered for this one-day conference, slated for October 17. Those who read papers will be offered a significant discount for the ensuing Tallgrass Film Festival All-Session pass. While the majority of sessions will be oriented to film scholars, some sessions are reserved for college and high school students interested in Independent Film. Abstracts due by September 10.