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Language Boundaries and Constraints

updated: 
Thursday, November 16, 2017 - 9:35am
Second Language Acquisition and Teaching/University of Arizona
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, November 17, 2017

17th SLAT Interdisciplinary Roundtable

hosted by SLATSA at the University of Arizona

February 16th and 17th, 2018

Keynote Speaker: Diane Larsen-Freeman

Plenary Address: Lance Askildson

 

The theme of the 2018 Roundtable is Language Boundaries & Constraints

We invite proposal submissions that focus on, but are not limited to:

  • language use and policy in border regions
  • boundaries within and between languages
  • cognitive constraints on language processing
  • language constraints, universals, & typologies
  • defying sociopolitical limits on language use, instruction, & revitalization

Submission deadline: November 17th, 2017

DEADLINE EXTENDED! The Podcast: Forms, Functions, Futures

updated: 
Thursday, November 16, 2017 - 9:34am
Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 1, 2017

THE PODCAST: FORMS, FUNCTIONS, FUTURES

AN INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM

8 - 9 February 2018

in Mainz, Germany

organised by

Margarita Navarro Pérez (Departamento de Idiomas, Universidad Católica San Antonio de Murcia)

and Patrick Gill (Department of English and Linguistics, Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz)

 

Call for Papers for 9th Issue of Masculinities: A Journal of Identity and Culture

updated: 
Thursday, November 16, 2017 - 9:33am
initiative of critical studies of masculinities
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 15, 2017

Critical studies on men and masculinities is a developing and interdisciplinary field of inquiry, flourished in association with the feminist and LGBTQ studies since its establishment in the 1980’s by the substantial efforts of authors such as Raewyn Connell, Michael Kimmel, Jeff Hearn, Victor Seidler and David Morgan among many others. This field is now elaborating and promoting its own issues and agendas. Masculinities: A Journal of Identity and Culture, an internationally refereed journal which is published biannually in February and August by Initiative for Critical Studies of Masculinities (ICSM), is a part of these efforts.

Travel Writing in Cases of Political Asylum and Refuge

updated: 
Thursday, November 16, 2017 - 9:33am
Society for the Study of American Travel Writing
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 19, 2018

After 6 years of terrible violence, the war in Syria grinds on, and after surviving harrowing journeys, millions of people remain displaced, trapped in camps, between “borders,” tangled in bureaucratic processes. Meanwhile, anti-refugee campaigns have gained traction in certain wealthy nations best suited to mitigate the suffering of innocent people. Though a refugee crisis of this magnitude and duration is rare on the world stage, such catastrophes are not new and, today, not limited to Syria. 

Travel Writing and Travel Bans

updated: 
Thursday, November 16, 2017 - 9:32am
Society for the Study of American Travel Writing, ALA
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 19, 2018

In June of 2015, United States President Donald J. Trump promised to build a border wall to impede the passage of Latin American individuals into the United States. This pledge propelled his unlikely campaign. On September 24, 2017, President Trump signed a third attempt at an executive order that would institute a temporary travel ban on individuals from Libya, Syria, Yemen, Somalia, and Chad. These are only two recent instances of political bans and obstacles imposed on travel.

Performance and Labor in the Contemporary World

updated: 
Thursday, November 16, 2017 - 9:11am
Duke University Department of Cultural Anthropology
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 1, 2017

Call for Papers

Graduate Student Conference Spring 2018

Performance and Labor in the Contemporary World 

March 30 – 31, 2018

Duke University Department of Cultural Anthropology

Keynote address: Prof. Louise Meintjes, Department of Cultural Anthropology and Music at Duke University

 

(In)visibility: Medical Humanities in Literature, Art, and Theory

updated: 
Wednesday, November 15, 2017 - 9:07am
Boston College
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, December 19, 2017

2018 Medical Humanities Conference at Boston College - (In)visibility

 

The conference will feature a key note speaker and several student panels. We welcome submissions from undergraduate and graduate students across the northeast. We invite papers or creative works that explore the intersections of medicine with the humanities and/ or social sciences.

While submissions may touch on any aspect of medical humanities, they should relate to the particular themes of this conference: medical theory, literature or art pertaining to the invisibility or visibility of health, illness, and disability.

Separate Spheres and Closed Doors: Recasting Gender and Space

updated: 
Wednesday, November 15, 2017 - 9:06am
GENCAS (Swansea University Centre for Research into Gender, Culture and Society)
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 30, 2017

Separate Spheres & Closed Doors: Recasting Gender and Space

Call for Papers

April 19th-20th 2018

Singleton Abbey, University of Swansea

Queering Care and Cure

updated: 
Wednesday, November 15, 2017 - 9:06am
Queer, Feminist, and Trans Studies Research Cluster/ University of California, Davis
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, February 1, 2018

Queer, Feminist, and Trans Studies Research Cluster University of California, Davis

Title: Queering Care and Cure
Keynote: Dean Spade, and second keynote to be confirmed.

Conference: May 3-4th, 2018
Location: University of California, Davis, in Davis, California Deadline for Submissions: February 1, 2018

Organizer Contact: Alex Fine (akfine@ucdavis.edu) Email: QFT.UCDavis@gmail.com

CFP: Queering Care and Cure