The University of North Georgia Press, in conjunction with The Graham Greene Birthplace Trust, is issuing a Call for Papers for a peer-reviewed journal dedicated to the life and work of the English writer Graham Greene (1904 – 1991). University academics, independent researchers, and doctoral, post-graduate, undergraduate, and graduate students are invited to submit papers. Suggested topics include, but are not limited to the following:
- Greene’s political and theological landscapes
- Greene’s depiction of women
- The short fiction
- The early novels
- The plays
- Greene’s travels on ‘the dangerous edge of things’
Book and film reviews and other feature articles will also be considered.
9th Meeting of The Luce Irigaray Circle
Call for Papers
Horizons of Sexual Difference:
work on or inspired by Luce Irigaray
June 14-16, 2018
The gestures and words that we have to invent will be appropriate therefore to an opening outside the horizon of the identical, of the similar, of the familiar to one alone. —Luce Irigaray
Mary K. Bloodsworth-Lugo
Department of Critical Culture, Gender & Race Studies
Washington State University
Department of Philosophy
George Mason University
Call for Papers Mnemonics 2018 Summer School: Ecologies of Memory (Leuven, 22–24 August 2018)
The seventh Mnemonics: Network for Memory Studies summer school will be hosted by the Flemish Memory Studies Network (a collaboration of the Cultural Memory Studies Initiative at Ghent University and KU Leuven’s Literary Studies Research Unit) from 22 to 24 August 2018 at the Irish College in Leuven. Confirmed keynote speakers are Rick Crownshaw (Goldsmiths, University of London), Andrew Hoskins (University of Glasgow), and Gabriele Schwab (UC Irvine).
The Catharine Maria Sedgwick Society invites proposals for the following panel at the SSAWW Conference November 7-11, 2018 in Denver: "Resisting Readers and Resisting Narrators within Sedgwick's Works." Many of Sedgwick's popular short writings are didactic in nature, leading readers toward desired, mostly conventional responses. If Judith Fetterley valued the "resisting reader of texts, where can we find that message within Sedgwick's writing? How are characters themselves resisting readers - and what kind of texts do they resist? Are there multiple layers or dynamics of resistance within a text? And what about the narrators?
The "Micro" Digital Humanities and the Recovery of American Women Writers
Proposed panel for the SSAWW 2018 Triennial Conference. November 7-11, 2018 in Denver, CO.
Society for the Study of American Women Writers Triennial Conference - https://ssawwnew.wordpress.com/2018-conference/
Predicate: An Interdisciplinary Graduate Journal
Theme: New Biopolitics
Michel Foucault defines biopolitics as “this very specific, albeit very complex, power that has
the population as its target, political economy as its major form of knowledge and apparatuses of
security [or dispositifs] as its essential technical instrument.” Timothy Campbell and Adam Sitze,
in turn, describe the “biopolitical turn” as “a proliferation of studies, claiming Foucault as an
inspiration, on the relations between ‘life’ and ‘politics.’”
As scholars have further engaged with and complicated the concept of biopolitics, new trends
“Ezra Pound and his Palpable Poetics of Environment in The Cantos: The Making Visible of Ideas”
Ezra Pound Society, American Literary Association (ALA) conference in San Francisco, May 24-27, 2018.
Why Remember?Ruins, Remains and Reconstructions in Times of War and Its Aftermath3-Day Symposium in Sarajevo, Bosnia & Herzegovina, June 27th-29th, 2018, Hotel EuropeKeynote Speaker: Donald Weber, Photographer http://donaldweber.com/
Sponsored by London College of Communication, University of the Arts London; Salem State University Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies, De Montfort University, Leicester UK; WARM Festival, Sarajevo, Bosnia & Herzegovina
Dr. Paul Lowe, University of the Arts, London, UK
Dr. Stephenie Young, Salem State University, USA
Professor Kenneth Morrison, De Montfort University, Leicester, UK
In line with the theme proposed for the 44th annual meeting of the African Literature Association in 2018, “The Environments of African Literature”, the Lusophone/Hispanophone Caucus (LHCALA) invites submissions for roundtables, paper or poster presentations that engage Lusophone and/or Hispanophone perspectives. We seek submissions that consider ways by which multiple environments as cited in the general call—physical, institutional, ideological, symbolic, discursive, cultural, and technological (among others)—feature in and affect the production, dissemination and reception of Lusophone and Hispanophone literature (comprising various expressions of creative endeavor including essays, ﬁlm, music, narrative, poetry, digital material, and visual texts).
Call for papers
Conference: The Fates of Frankenstein
23-24 November 2018, Edinburgh Napier University, Edinburgh
2018 sees a flourishing crop of events commemorating, one way or another, the bicentenary of Frankenstein’s publication. The Fates of Frankenstein is a two-day conference about adaptations and appropriations of Shelley’s novel.
Call for Chapters in and Edited Volume
Hoodwinking Higher Education: Deviant Behavior and Academia
I am seeking contributors to an edited volume on academic deviance titled, Hoodwinking Higher Education: Deviant Behavior and Academia.
My own current involvement in this project stems from substantial fieldwork on the topic, in particular fraudulent academic conferences that offer various amenities such as vacation/tourist packages; guaranteed acceptance for participation; guaranteed publications in conference proceedings; invitations for future keynote speaking engagements; all at the expense of allocated college/university research budgets.
Call for Papers: Violence and Postcolonial India
International Journal of Humanistic Ideology (CLUJ University Press, Romania, Issue 2018)
Guest Editor: Om Prakash Dwivedi, Auro University, India