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WiG 2018: Feminist Pop Cultures & Pop Culture Feminisms: Performance, Circulation, Reception

updated: 
Saturday, December 16, 2017 - 11:50am
Coalition of Women in German
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, March 1, 2018

In honor of the 2018 conference guest, Reyhan Şahin, PhD (aka Lady Bitch Ray), this panel welcomes papers that analyze and theorize intersectional feminism and feminist activism in popular culture in any medium within the German-speaking world and beyond. The panel will address new theories and analyze practices and performances within the rapidly changing contemporary political landscape. Possible questions include:

• How do performers/activists/theorists engage with self-staging, particularly regarding race/ethnicity, nationality/citizenship status, religious identity, gender identity, sexual orientation, queerness, and ability?

Shifting Time Frames in Rural versus Urban Topoi. Temporalities of Modernism Conference. Cluj-Napoca, 2-4 May 2018

updated: 
Saturday, December 16, 2017 - 11:50am
Babes-Bolyai University
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Following the economic development of the mid-nineteenth century, writers and journalists increasingly focused on urban contexts and the experience of protagonists moving from rural to urban backgrounds. As a result, modern authors refer to the coagulating ferment of the metropolis for characters undergoing a formative change, while more numerous voices later investigated the opposite, the fragmenting if not destructive impact on both individuals and the social groups they belong to.

Matter(s) of Fact

updated: 
Saturday, December 16, 2017 - 11:50am
Western University
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, January 3, 2018

Matter(s) of Fact

20th Annual Graduate Student Conference presented by the Graduate Programs in Comparative Literature, Hispanic Studies, and Theory & Criticism at Western University

March 15-17, 2018

 

Abstract submission deadline: January 3, 2018

https://mattersoffactblog.wordpress.com/

 

Keynote Speakers: Dr. Pauline Wakeham (Western University)

Martineau Society Conference 2018, London, England

updated: 
Thursday, December 14, 2017 - 2:59pm
Martineau Society
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, June 9, 2018

The Martineau Society will be hosting its annual conference in London, England.  The Martineau Society conference is an interdisciplinary conference that focuses on the lives, work, and contributions of the Martineau family, including its two most famous and influential members, Harriet Martineau (1802-1876) and James Martineau (1805-1900).

Started by Norwich Unitarians in 1994, the Martineau Society encourages scholarship on the Martineau family and their nineteenth-century context as well as their continuing influence.  

Topics may include, but are not limited to, the following:

Theology and Religion

Literature (all genres, including Children’s Literature and Travel Writing)

Language and Linguistics

"Embodiment and Charlotte Perkins Gilman" ALA 2018

updated: 
Thursday, December 14, 2017 - 2:57pm
Charlotte Perkins Gilman Society
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, December 31, 2017

American Literature Association (ALA) 28th Annual Conference--May 24-28, 2018--San Francisco, California

"Embodiment and Charlotte Perkins Gilman"

“Truth in Fiction / Fiction in Truth" (ALA 29th Annual Conference, San Francisco, CA, May 24-27, 2018); Due January 10

updated: 
Thursday, December 14, 2017 - 2:55pm
Society for Contemporary Literature
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, January 10, 2018

The Society for Contemporary Literature (SCL) is a group dedicated to the study of literature of the last 25 years. SCL seeks, for ALA 2018 in San Francisco, papers that explore the intersection of truth telling and literary art in 21st-century American literature. As pressing concerns about real politics, justice, and representation loom large in the culture, and as Common Core standards actively encourage K-12 teachers to engage fiction a bit less and nonfiction a bit more, a clear and contemporary discourse on how literary art modulates and indwells all kinds of expression is becoming more and more necessary to scholars and teachers of literature.

Gender, Sexuality and Museums, new volume REVISED DUE DATES

updated: 
Thursday, December 14, 2017 - 2:56pm
Josh Adair/Murray State University
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, March 15, 2018

 

Gender, Sexuality, and Museums, new volume

 

Abstracts due: January 15, 2018

Full essays due: March 15, 2018

 

Vulnerabilities

updated: 
Thursday, December 14, 2017 - 12:10pm
Ewa Macura-Nnamdi
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, February 15, 2018

Vulnerabilities

Call for Papers for an Edited Collection

 

Workshop on LATEX and Technical Writing

updated: 
Thursday, December 14, 2017 - 12:10pm
Malaviya National Institute of Technology, Jaipur, India
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, January 10, 2018

WORKSHOP ON LATEX AND TECHNICAL WRITING

January 24-28, 2018

Course Coordinators: Dr. Meenakshi Tripathi and Dr. Preeti Bhatt

Organized by: Department of Computer Science and Engineering AND Department of Humanities and Social Sciences

MALAVIYA NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY, Jawaharlal Nehru Marg, Jaipur – 302017 INDIA

Email: pbhatt.hum@mnit.ac.in 

Workshop Overview:

UPDATE: The Velvet Light Trap Issue 83 - Politics of Space and Place

updated: 
Thursday, December 14, 2017 - 12:10pm
The Velvet Light Trap
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 15, 2017

The Velvet Light Trap Issue 83 - Politics of Space and Place

At the outset of Space and Place: The Perspective of Experience, Yi-Fu Tuan observes, "Space and place are basic components of the lived world; we take them for granted. When we think about them, however, they may assume unexpected meanings and raise questions we have not thought to ask." Power relations are often negotiated through space and embedded in place, and these dynamics resonate through and within media. As such, media studies stands to offer an important contribution to the critical study of space and place, just as this important area of study may help us to reorient and reimagine foundational premises and concerns within our field.

Gravity Assist: Speculative Change in Literature, Film and Art

updated: 
Tuesday, February 6, 2018 - 4:49am
Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, The University of Split, Croatia
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, April 1, 2018

Gravity assist is a slingshot move, when one object uses the gravity of another to propel itself out of orbit. This concept from space travel, first used with the Mariner 10 probe in 1974, functions as a metaphor for escaping the constraints of the present to create change for the future. The conference, to be held by the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Split, Croatia, 14-15 September, 2018, aims to examine strategies for challenging the limitations of the present in order to escape from them. Much contemporary thought is unfortunately, but understandably, focused on dystopia.

Future Now--GPS: Global Perfromance Studies Journal

updated: 
Thursday, December 14, 2017 - 12:10pm
GPS: Global Perfromance Studies Journal
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Call For Proposals: GPS: Global Performance Studies
Performance Studies international
Issue 2.2

TITLE: Future Now

PROPOSALS DUE: January 10, 2018

EDITED BY: PSi Future Advisory Board
Felipe Cervera (National University of Singapore), Shawn Chua (Independent artist and scholar), Panayiota Demetriou (Bath Spa University), Areum Jeong (UCLA), Eero Laine (University at Buffalo, SUNY), Azadeh Sharifi (Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München), Evelyn Wan (Utrecht University), and Asher Warren (University of Melbourne)

Mapping the Text

updated: 
Thursday, December 14, 2017 - 12:09pm
NYU English / NYU Libraries / Mapping the Text
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 12, 2018

Proposals for papers and panels are now being accepted for the “Mapping the Text” conference, occurring at New York University on Saturday 21 April 2018. The conference will be held in conjunction with the annual Culture Mapping event hosted at New York University, which will occur on Friday 20 April 2018. The Culture Mapping event will be hosted by NewYorkScapes, a research community dedicated to exploring the literary, historical, and social aspects of the city of New York using digital forms of scholarship.