This panel seeks proposals on theater and performance of the long eighteenth-century, especially those that address the theme of perspective. Essays might consider the way that perspective functioned thematically in plays and other public performances, such as opera, dance, and music, and the ways that perspective (e.g., perspective scenery) affected the material conditions of performance. What perspectives did eighteenth-century audiences have on theater and performance? How did these perspectives in the public discourse shape the drama and performances of the period, and how was eighteenth-century society shaped by these cultural institutions? Submit abstracts of 250-500 words to Ashley Bender at email@example.com.
Call For Papers for Sponsored Session
2019 MAP/ACMRS Conference;Magic, Religion, and Science in the Global Middle Ages and Renaissance
“The Magical Mammal in Marie De France”
We Run This Town: Dynastic Literature
in Medieval and Renaissance Italian Cities
CfP: NeMLA’s 50th Anniversary Convention
Washington, DC, March 21-24, 2019
International Conference"Mirror, Mirror: Perceptions, Deceptions, and Reflections in Time"9 March, 2019 – London, UKorganised byLondon Centre for Interdisciplinary Research
EXTENDED SUBMISSION DEADLINE
CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS: Issue 7.1, Fall 2018
The editors of SPECTRA: The ASPECT Journal invite scholarly work in all areas of social, political, ethical, and cultural thought for the Fall 2018 issue.
We invite the submission of academic articles, book reviews, and original artwork for publication in volume 7.1. Submissions may speak to individual social science or humanities fields, or apply an interdisciplinary lens to contemporary theoretical, critical, empirical, or policy-oriented subjects.
Mediocrity in the Middle Ages: Finding the Middle Ground11th Annual Medievalists @ Penn (M@P) Graduate ConferenceUniversity of Pennsylvania, February 22nd, 2019Confirmed Keynote Speaker: Sonja Drimmer (UMass Amherst, Art History) What makes something “mediocre” in the Middle Ages? We often assume that if a manuscript, literary text, or work of visual or performance art has survived from the medieval period, it is exceptional in some way. Modern scholarship tends to enforce this assumption by either praising a work for its beauty and importance, or arguing for the centrality and exceptionality of something that past scholarship has ignored. But what of things that have survived that are just OK?
This panel consists of conversations relating to Edward Said's critical treatise Orientalism (1978). We will embark on dialogic evaluations of Said's work through a discussion of the representation of the so-called "Orient" in contemporary literature, social media, and pop culture. There are several examples of texts or narratives exploiting individuals because of their ethnicity, and we have discovered several texts by immigrants or the children of immigrants who have succumb to utilizing stereotypes of their own culture for commercial purposes and appropriating their own culture for the sake of attention and wealth.
Call for Papers The Gestures of Diplomacy: Gifts, Ceremony, Body Language (1400-1750)
Toulouse, France, 30th May - 1st June 2019.
Confirmed Keynote speaker: Ellen R. Welch (The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill), author of A Theatre of Diplomacy (Penn, 2017)
This volume will explore ‘ordinary writing’ – that is, ‘writing that is typically unseen or ignored and is primarily defined by its status as discardable’ – as an important new way in which to approach the power and identity of marginalised groups in Edwardian Britain (1901-1914). The Edwardian era is often described as a period of intense social conflict and upheaval marked by a heightened awareness of class consciousness, inequality and poverty. Vast social, political and economic changes led to an increasing mobilisation of the lower classes and women, while also bringing about a rise in the number of anarchists and revolutionaries.
Montana State University – Northern
College of Arts, Sciences, and Education
is proud to announce the inaugural Northern Montana Interdisciplinary Conference (NMIC)
January 25-26, 2019
CALL FOR PROPOSALS: NMIC
Conference Date: January 25-26, 2019
Deadline for Proposals: October 31, 2018
The Popular Culture Scholars Association at Bowling Green State University is excited to announce the 6th Annual Ray Browne Conference—Formulas in Flux: Conventions and Adaptability in Popular Culture—to be held Friday, February 15th and Saturday, February 16th, 2019.
Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Intersex
17-19 July 2019
University of Lincoln, UK
Confirmed Keynote Speakers:
The Journal of Interactive Technology and Pedagogy
Luke Waltzer, The Graduate Center, CUNY
Lisa Brundage, Macaulay Honors College, CUNY
Teresa Ober, The Graduate Center, CUNY
Spaces and Places
An Inclusive Interdisciplinary Conference
Saturday 13th April - Sunday 14th April 2019
Every day we live and we move through spaces that have been created to be significant. We recognize, resonate and—consciously or unconsciously—react to this significance in a variety of different ways and on a number of differing levels.