Modernism, Bodies, and…
National Women's Studies Association (NWSA) Conference
Cincinnati, Ohio, November 7-10, 2013
Abstract deadline: February 15, 2013
Conference Theme: Negotiating Points of Encounter
Subtheme 2: Borders and Margins
The NWSA Aging and Ageism Caucus and Feminist Masculinities Interest Group are seeking 3-4 presenters for our co-sponsored session.
This panel seeks to address the theoretical-methodological intersectionality of two influential but controversial disciplines(Marxism and psychoanalysis), with special focus on their current historical, cultural, and/or political relevancy and applicability.
Please note that this is a proposed special session for the 2014 MLA Convention, which will be held from January 9-12, 2014 in Chicago, IL.
Call for Papers
Call for Papers
The Tenth International Conference on Technology, Knowledge, and Society on 6-7 February 2014 is held at the Facultad de Ciencias de la Información Universidad Complutense Madrid, Spain. This conference will address a range of critically important themes in the various fields that address the complex and subtle relationships among technology, knowledge and society. Proposals for paper presentations, workshops, roundtables or colloquia are invited, addressing technology, knowledge and society in one of the following themes:
• Technologies for Human Use
• Technologies in Community
• Technologies for Learning
• Technologies for Common Knowledge
The State in African Literatures
Papers on representations of the state (both the real and the desired) and biopolitics in African literatures. 250-word abstracts by 1 March 2013; Alain Lawo-Sukam (firstname.lastname@example.org) and Neil Kortenaar (email@example.com).
Expatriation, Authorship, and Reception in African Literatures:
Consequences, forms and themes of expatriation and location in recent African literatures. Abstracts (300 words) by 15 March 2013; Taiwo Adetunji Osinubi (firstname.lastname@example.org) and Joya Uraizee (email@example.com).
Call for Papers
CALL FOR CREATIVE WRITING & INTERVIEWS
Tenemos la palabra/Temos a palavra/We have the word:
Afrodescendant Creative Writing and Cultural Production
A special issue of Afro-Hispanic Review
Guest Editors: Professors Lesley G. Feracho, Dorothy E. Mosby, and Ifeoma Kiddoe Nwankwo
Call for papers: Guernica Canadian Writers Series, collection of essays, Michael Onddatje
I am seeking contributions by scholars from any relevant discipline on the works of Michael Ondaatje for the Guernica Writers Series (to be published by Guernica Press www.guernicaeditions.com/writers.html). This is an edited collection of essays that focuses on any of the works of this author including novels, poetry, and film.
The verbal-visual form of comics offers unique opportunities for collaboration. We invite critical perspectives on the advantages, constraints, and effects of collaboration in comics.
How have comics affected, and been affected by, transnational cultural exchanges?
In Bodies We Trust: Performance, Affect, & Political Economy
an interdisciplinary graduate student conference
Department of Performance Studies at Northwestern University, Evanston, IL
Proposals Due: April 5, 2013
Conference Dates: October 11-13, 2013
Keynote Speaker: Judith Hamera
Faculty Discussants: Joshua Chambers-Letson, Nick Davis, Tracy Davis, Hannah Feldman, Marcela Fuentes, Barnor Hesse, Richard Iton, Chloe Johnston, D. Soyini Madison, Susan Manning, Kaley Mason, Coya Paz, Janice Radway, Ramón H. Rivera-Servera, C. Riley Snorton, Elizabeth Son, and Harvey Young
Call for Papers & Performances
The International Workshop on Agent Technology for Ambient Intelligence
29-31 May 2013
The Agent Technologies for Ambient Intelligence (AgTAmI) Workshop will bring together scientists and practitioners interested in discussing and exchanging views on how to make better use of agents and multi-agent systems in novel approaches and applications of AmI, how to better exploit a technology that has now arrived to its maturity, in order to create intelligence embedded in the environment and to adapt the environment to user's interests and expectations.
Call for Papers: Graphic Novel Pedagogy
Contributions are needed for an edited collection of essays on teaching graphic novels and/or comics. The overall goal of the collection is provide a place to gather ideas about pedagogy, organized generally around three major trends: 1) problems with using graphic novels in the classroom, 2) best practices for teaching graphic novels for college students, and 3) rewards for using graphic novels in various academic settings. References to specific novels and more general discussions are welcomed. The editor encourages essays across multiple disciplines. Possible topics could consist of the following: