"Alt," neither a word nor a prefix in the grammatical sense, has nevertheless been a generative concept in contemporary scholarly interrogations of non-normative ways of engaging with and inhabiting the world. Various fields and disciplines have begun to investigate the meaning, value, and application of alt, inviting critical discourses around questions of alterities, alternations, and alternatives. From considering relations with others to shifting theoretical frameworks to imagining alternate realities, alt complicates periodizations, genres, identities, subjectivities, epistemologies, and discourses.
The organisers of the 2013 Postcolonial Studies Association would like to invite proposals for papers on this year's theme: 'History, Postcolonialism and Tradition'. The theme is designed to facilitate the opportunity for interdisciplinary dialogue, particularly (but not exclusively) between the spheres of literature, cultural studies, anthropology, the visual arts, the performative arts, folklore, history, politics, and the social sciences.
City Peripheries / Peripheral Cities
The first international conference of the Helsinki Literature and the City Network (HLCN)
Helsinki, Finland 29-30 August 2013
Love of Wisdom Vs. Wisdom of Love
3rd Comparative Literature Graduate Conference
*Deadline for Abstract Submission: Feb.1st, 2013
Email to: WisdomLoveBuffalo@gmail.com
Insofar as philosophia concerns the "love of wisdom," the possibilities and limits of wisdom and love call into question the possibility of philosophy. As love and wisdom are consciously and unconsciously unified in the philosophers' pursuits of wisdom, could the wisdom of love have been supplemented, mixed or misled by the love of wisdom? Does it make philosophy as the result of philosophia problematic?
Brave New World:
Traditions and Transitions
SPECIAL INTEREST SECTION:ORDER AND CHAOS: THE MORE THINGS CHANGE…
EXTENSION FOR CALL FOR PAPERSDUE DECEMBER 15TH, 2012
Brave New World: Traditions and Transitions
EXTENSION FOR CALL FOR PAPERS
DUE DECEMBER 15TH, 2012
Submissions are welcomed for the
18th Annual Graduate Interdisciplinary Conference
To be held Thursday, February 14th, 2013, Concordia University
Faculty Lounge, Hall Building H-765, 1455 de Maisonneuve Blvd. West, Montreal.
[CFP to follow:]
Michael Naas, Professor and Chair, Department of Philosophy, DePaul University and Ph.D., Stony Brook University, will deliver the 2013 Kahana Memorial Lecture:
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New Voices Conference 2013
Monsters, Villains & Aberrations: A Conference of Dark Proportions
Call For Papers:
ENDNOTES 2013: Anonymity
UBC English Graduate Conference
Green College, University of British Columbia, Vancouver
May 10 - 12, 2013
Keynotes: Larissa Lai (UBC) and Sneja Gunew (UBC)
Proposal Deadline: Friday January 11th, 2013
The Festivals & Faires Area of the Popular Culture Association welcomes submissions for the 2013 PCA/ACA conference in Washington, D.C. on any festival or faire—modern or historical. Scholars of theatre / theater, drama, performance studies, American studies, popular culture, religion, history, anthropology, folklore, English, theory, and non-western traditions are encouraged to apply. Since the conference is in Washington, D.C., any papers relating to festivals and faires in the District are greatly appreciated. Other specific areas of interest for this year's panels include, but are not limited to: