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Call for Proposals: Dune for the 21st Century

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Monday, September 24, 2018 - 4:45pm
Dune for the 21st Century
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, March 31, 2019

This call is to solicit chapter proposals for an edited volume of scholarship about Frank Herbert’s Dune saga.

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The Contingent Dynamics of Political Humor

updated: 
Monday, September 24, 2018 - 4:45pm
European Journal of Humour Research
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, December 1, 2018

The Contingent Dynamics of Political Humor

 

Political humor has long been implicated in both the juridical settings of government and its policymaking and the everyday lived possibilities constrained by social institutions and expectations. This is perhaps especially true today.  In contemporary societies around the world, political humor abounds in a great diversity of media. Politicians and parties use humor to advance their interests and agendas.  Individuals and social movements use humor to express their needs and causes.

International conference Language and culture – local and global perspectives

updated: 
Monday, September 24, 2018 - 4:18pm
The State Higher Vocational School in Tarnow, Poland
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, September 30, 2018

The aim of the conference is to create a forum for the exchange of experience, to present research findings, and for discussion relating to widely conceived linguistic and cultural issues on local and global levels. Our invitation is especially directed towards modern language specialists, who are particularly concerned with the above-mentioned issues. Due to the wide scope of the conference, we will also be enthusiastically welcoming to our college representatives of other related academic disciplines.  Languages of the conference: English, German, French, Polish (possibly others, depending on the organized panel in a given language).