The Department of English at the University of Memphis, in partnership with the Campus Writing Program at Arkansas State University, the Department of Rhetoric and Writing at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, and the Department of Writing at the University of Central Arkansas, invites you to submit proposals for the fifth annual Southern Regional Composition Conference to be held on Friday, March 30, 2018, at the University of Memphis. This one-day conference will feature a keynote presentation by Victor Villanueva.
The Ackerman Center for Holocaust Studies is proud to announce that The University of Texas at Dallas is the new home of The Annual Scholars' Conference on the Holocaust and the Churches (ASC). The Ackerman Center invites you to join fellow scholars March 3-5, 2018 as we continue the important legacy established by Franklin H. Littell and Hubert G. Locke nearly fifty years ago. This conference offers the opportunity to address the historical significance of the Holocaust through scholarship that is interfaith, international, and interdisciplinary. The ASC provides an invaluable forum for scholars to discuss and advance Holocaust research, ensuring the valuable lessons of the Holocaust remain relevant for today’s world.
Call for Papers
Anafora, an international journal published by the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Osijek, invites contributions for the upcoming special issue 4.1 on theory, criticism, and pedagogy of adaptation and the 2018 issues 5.1 and 5.2.
Exploring the Renaissance 2018: An International Conference
April 12-14, 2018
The Georgian Terrace Hotel
The South-Central Renaissance Conference, which has met annually since its founding in 1951, is an interdisciplinary association of Renaissance scholars with members primarily from North America and Europe. SCRC takes pride in being one of the oldest and friendliest Renaissance conferences in North America.
“Actors are cattle” was Hitchcock’s provocative judgement in the famous series of talks that the filmmaker gave to François Truffaut (Jeffries).
Truly enough, during the heyday of Classical Hollywood, actors were under contract, like any other cog in the wheel of production of the studio system. The prevailing star system put an end to the “multitasking” norm of the beginning of the movie industry and, in this context, the instances of actors who turned directors (Charles Laughton, Robert Montgomery, Ida Lupino) were all the more remarkable.