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Redefining Allegory: The Meaning of Allegory Now

updated: 
Friday, August 12, 2016 - 8:53am
Queen Mary University of London
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, August 24, 2016

 

  

 

Call for papers for a one day conference

24th September 2016

Queen Mary University of London

 

Redefining Allegory: The Meaning of Allegory Now  

 

Keynotes from

Michael Silk (King’s College London)

and Jeremy Tambling

 

DOCTOR WHO: TWELFTH NIGHT

updated: 
Friday, August 12, 2016 - 8:53am
Dr. Andrew O'Day
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, August 31, 2016

A chapter has become available for the volume Doctor Who: Twelfth Night to be published by I.B. Tauris. The chapter should look at the character of Missy in the context of Moffat's queer characters (Madame Vastra and Jenny and 'odd' figures such as Dorium and Strax). It should argue, however, that casting the Master as female de-queers the relationship between the Doctor and the Master and casts it as heterosexual. Other female characters should be examined such as the Rani and Servalan in Blake's 7. The chapter should NOT look at fan responses to Missy as this is covered elsewhere in the collection. 

 

Spaces / Borders / Identities in Europe

updated: 
Friday, August 12, 2016 - 8:53am
Section "Space / Culture" of the Association for Cultural Studies (KWG) / Vechta, Germany
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, August 25, 2016

The panel “Spaces / Borders / Identity” deals with the spatial dimension of migration movements in Europe and focuses especially on aspects of identity formations und identity negotiations in border spaces. It is primarily concerned with the discussion of migration as a border-crossing process that challenges spatial borders and that enables and necessitates the constitution of complex identities. It also considers translocal and transnational identities in flux, as they can be described by theoretical concepts important to cultural studies such as orientalism (Edward Said), “third space” and hybridity (Homi Bhabha), contact zones (Mary Louise Pratt) and border spaces as heterotopias.

Teaching War Literature Since 9-11 (Roundtable Session)

updated: 
Friday, August 12, 2016 - 8:53am
Northeast Modern Language Association (NEMLA)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 30, 2016

Many faculty came of age in the Post-Vietnam War era. This time period was shaped by the writings of Tim O’Brien in The Things They Carried and the films Platoon directed by Oliver Stone, Full Metal Jacket directed by Stanley Kubrick, and The Deer Hunter directed by Michael Cimino. These stories challenged the image of the United States as a land of righteous warriors protecting the world from oppression. Instead, soldiers were the pawns of forces they didn’t understand, forces that were bent on a neo-colonial domination of the world. Then came 9/11 and everything changed. Or did it?

The Symbolic Role of Agriculture in Anglophone/American Fiction

updated: 
Friday, August 12, 2016 - 8:53am
Northeast Modern Language Association (NEMLA)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 30, 2016

“Those who labour in the earth are the chosen people of God, if ever he had a chosen people…” (Jefferson, Notes on the State of Virginia, Query XIX). This quote from Thomas Jefferson’s Notes on the State of Virginia (1785) represents an attitude towards agriculture and specifically the family farm that remains influential in the United States today. Connection to the land is still viewed as sacred even as less people work on the land as farmers and ranchers (two percent according to the last census) and environmentalists struggle to reclaim the “soul” of agriculture from the industrial interests that have reshaped farming and the American farmer.

Rhetorical Figures in Computational Argument Studies

updated: 
Friday, August 12, 2016 - 8:53am
University of Waterloo
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, December 1, 2016

Call for Papers
Rhetorical Figures in Computational Argument Studies

for Argument and Computation

 

For a special issue of Argument and Computation on Rhetorical Figures in Computational Argument Studies, we seek papers on the detection, classification, and use of rhetorical figures in argument studies, in ways either executed or facilitated by computers.

The City and Time

updated: 
Friday, August 12, 2016 - 8:53am
Kaley Kramer/York St John University
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, November 30, 2016

CFP: ‘The City and Time’, essay collection

Dr Anne-Marie Evans and Dr Kaley Kramer, York St John University (York, UK)

Deadline for proposals (500 words): 30 November 2016

We anticipate the deadline for finished essays will be June 2017.

We are soliciting proposals for a collection of essays investigating the ways in which the ‘city’ intersects with conceptions of ‘time’ in literary narratives.

Complicity and the Politics of Representation

updated: 
Wednesday, August 31, 2016 - 3:59am
Cornelia Wächter, Alex Adams, Robert Wirth
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 30, 2016

Complicity and the Politics of Representation

 

16-18 June 2017

Ruhr University Bochum

 

Keynote Speaker: John Storey, University of Sunderland

 

CALL FOR PAPERS

 

EXTENDED DEADLINE: Intersectional Inquiries and Collaborative Action: Gender and Race

updated: 
Sunday, October 2, 2016 - 10:19pm
The University of Notre Dame’s Gender Studies Program
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, October 8, 2016

Intersectional Inquiries and Collaborative Action: Gender and Race

University of Notre Dame
Notre Dame, Indiana USA
March 2-4, 2017

EXTENDED Deadline for submissions: Saturday, October 8, 2016 Please note the updated Submittable link below.

Philologist - journal of language, literature and cultural studies

updated: 
Friday, August 12, 2016 - 8:54am
University of Banja Luka
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 30, 2016

Filolog (Philologist) is a peer-reviewed, interdisciplinary journal with an international Editorial Board.

We are calling for papers dealing with contemporary literary, cultural, and language theories and/or their applications to particular works for the June issue of Philologist. We would also welcome papers dealing with meta-theories and their significance for the human and social sciences, as well as reviews of the most recent books in the field of cultural, language and literary theories and criticism.

Papers should be a maximum of 7.000 words, and use the New Harvard Citation System. Papers must include abstracts and key words. Authors should also provide a short bio (up to 20 lines).

Mythology in Contemporary Culture

updated: 
Friday, August 12, 2016 - 8:54am
Popular Culture Association
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, October 1, 2016

2017 Popular Culture Association (PCA) & American Culture Association (ACA)
Joint National Conference, April 12-15                                                                     Marriott Marina, San Diego

MYTHOLOGY IN CONTEMPORARY CULTURE

Call for Papers

Intersectionality

updated: 
Friday, August 12, 2016 - 8:54am
Medieval and Renaissance Graduate Association at The Ohio State University
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, August 31, 2016

The Medieval and Renaissance Graduate Association at The Ohio State University would like to invite abstracts from any area of medieval and early modern studies for their fourth annual conference, to be held on October 14-15, 2016 in Columbus, OH.

 

Abstracts of 250-300 words are due August 31, 2016.

 

The theme of this year’s conference is Intersectionality.