The journal "Jura Gentium Cinema" (www.jgcinema.org) is soliciting mid-length reviews/essays (between 2500 and 3500 words) for a dossier on the general theme of the changing face of apocalyptic representation in contemporary film. Please view the following suggestions as suggestive, not prescriptive.
Call For Papers
THE 2010 VICTORIANS INSTITUTE CONFERENCE
BY THE NUMBERS
The Victorian Quantification of Everything;
or From Zero to NINES in Under Two Centuries
October 1-3, 2010
University of Virginia
Conference website: http://www.nines.org/VIC2010/
Keynote lecturer: Daniel Cohen, George Mason University; author of Equations from God: Pure Mathematics and Victorian Faith, 2007; and director of the Center for History and New Media.
PLEASE SUBMIT 1-2 PAGE PROPOSALS to Victorians.Institute@gmail.com by MARCH 31, 2010.
The Cross-Disciplinary Consortium, an academic conference presented by the University of Colorado Humanities Club for the benefit of the University, the Boulder community, and the scholarly community at large, is pleased to invite you to submit your paper for presentation at the 2010 conference and for publication in the accompanying Consortium Journal. The conference is scheduled for April 15th and 16th of 2010.
CFP: ATHE Performance Studies Focus Group Emerging Scholars Panel
The Performance Studies Focus Group at the Association of Theatre in Higher Education (ATHE) conference invites submissions of papers for its Emerging Scholars' Panel. The theme of the conference is "Theatre Alive: Theater, Media, and Survival," and it takes place at the Hyatt Century Plaza Hotel, Los Angeles, CA, August 3-6, 2010.
McGill Graduate Group for Feminist Scholarship (GGFS) presents:
Performing Feminism(s) - Gender and Sexuality on Display
Thursday, May 13, 2010
Thomson House Ballroom (3650 rue McTavish), McGill University, Montreal, QC
Confirmed Keynote speaker: Stacey Christodoulou, Artistic Director, The Other Theatre (http://www.othertheatre.com)
We are now seeking additional submissions specifically in the following areas:
- Japanese cinema
- South Korean cinema
- Thai cinema
- Mainland Chinese cinema (and/or co-productions with Taiwan and Hong Kong)
- Other Pan-Asian co-productions and collaborations; Asian-North Americans working in East or South-East Asian films
- Reception of American films in East or South-East Asian markets
Please send your 500-word abstract (with bibliography/filmography)
and an author bio as email attachments by March 31, 2010
to Philippa Gates and Lisa Funnell
- Decisions regarding the successful proposals will be completed by April 15, 2010.
- Final papers will be required by Aug 1, 2010.
Please note the following CHANGE OF DATE.
The 'Shakespeare: Puzzles, Mysteries, Investigations' day conference at the University of Chichester, England, will now take place on Friday 29 October 2010.
A full schedule for the day with details of keynote speakers and those giving short papers will be published shortly.
Dr. Duncan Salkeld,
Department of English,
The University of Chichester,
BODIES OF KNOWLEDGE: ANATOMY, COMPLEXITY AND THE INVENTION OF ORGANIZATIONAL SYSTEMS, 1500-1850
We are seeking proposals for a collection of essays that will explore the many ways in which early modern understandings of the body created a new paradigm for the theoretical/artificial organization of human knowledge in the sciences, philosophy, logic, literature and the arts.
Abstracts should be 250 words in length. They must communicate a clear connection to the central theme of this collection. To be considered for publication, proposals should be sent to: firstname.lastname@example.org. The deadline for submitting abstracts is March 1, 2010.
Extended Call for Papers and Added Keynote Speaker
MAUDE BARLOW, ANDREW NIKIFORUK, RICHARD WHITE, VANDANA SHIVA, LEO JACOBS, MARY SIMON
October 13-16, 2010, Mount Royal University Calgary, Alberta, Canada.
The call for papers has been extended to March 1, 2010. We are especially interested in additional proposals related to environmental issues in Mexico or from private sector/corporate stakeholders, but we continue to welcome any and all proposals that speak to the call.
The Sixth Annual Medievalism Transformed Conference will be held on the 11th of June 2010 at Bangor University. This is an interdisciplinary postgraduate conference accepting papers on studies in the medieval period, especially literature, history, theology and music; other subjects will be considered as well.
We welcome proposals on the theme of the medieval audience: modes in which a text is presented to the public and interactions between the author and the book reader, listener or owner.
Suggested topics are as follows, but not limited to:
This is a reminder for (re)Performing the Posthuman - a conference on
performance arts and posthumanism, taking place at the University of
Sussex, 21-22 May 2010.
We are now pleased to announce all three keynote speakers and an exciting
hi-tech conference venue. The deadline for proposals is February 15th 2010.
In addition to proposals for papers and presentations, we would like to
invite people to propose performances (in first and/or second life),
compositions, video work, etc.
Please see the call for papers below for more information:
CALL FOR PAPERS
"ROMANTICISM & EVOLUTION"
The Romanticism Research Group at The University of Western Ontario invites paper and special panel proposals for an international conference, "Romanticism & Evolution." The meeting will convene at Windermere Manor next to Western's main campus in London, Ontario, 12 - 14 May 2011.
PLENARY TALKS BY
Gillian Beer (Cambridge University)
Tilottama Rajan (University of Western Ontario)
Robert J. Richards (University of Chicago)
** The deadline for submissions has been extended. See below for details. **
Among the more manifest changes of globalization is the recent watershed shift in the planet's population. A world once predominantly rural has become, in the new millennium, predominantly urban, and estimates suggest that the so-called "global countryside" will enter an extended period of decline over the next half-century.
ANTHOLOGY. Try this on for size. Take these six words—Anteros, crippled, spindles, stairwell, threshold, and whirligig—and incorporate them into a poem for possible inclusion in an exciting and daring anthology. Submit up to three poems by March 8. E-mail submissions and queries to: email@example.com. Please visit www.kennesaw.edu/thelistanthology for more information.