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2019 Situations International Conference Ethnicity, Race and Racism in Asia

Monday, June 17, 2019 - 12:12pm
Yonsei university English Department
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, September 1, 2019

2019 SituationsInternational Conference 

Ethnicity, Race and Racism in Asia 

School of the Humanities, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore 

24 October-26 October 2019



Keynote Speakers


Chua Beng Huat(National U of Singapore)

Sacrificing Cosmopolitanism for the Postcolonial Nation


Meaghan Morris (U of Sydney) 

On "right-wing" identity politics: reflections between Australia and Hong Kong


Stephen C. K Chan (Lingnan U) 

ReFocus: The Films of David Fincher (final update)

Sunday, August 18, 2019 - 11:58am
University of Edinburgh Press
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, September 5, 2019

We are currently soliciting 250-word abstracts for essays to be included in an edited collection on David Fincher to be published as part of the University of Edinburgh ReFocus series, which examines overlooked American directors (series editors Robert Singer, Frances Smith, and Gary D. Rhodes). The collection aims to broaden and deepen the understanding of Fincher as a filmmaker with distinct aesthetic and cultural significance. 

Spatializing Social Justice

Wednesday, June 19, 2019 - 10:32am
Dr.Maryann P.DiEdwardo, Northeast Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, September 30, 2019

Call for Papers 51st Annual Convention, March 5-8, 2020Boston, Massachusetts

Marriott Copley Place

Abstract Proposal Deadline: September 30, 2019


Cultural Studies and Media Studies 

Pedagogy and Professional 


Click here to post your abstract by 9/30/2019




Maryann P. DiEdwardo 

Different Voices, Voicing Difference (NEMLA 2020)

Wednesday, June 19, 2019 - 10:33am
Northeast Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, September 30, 2019

The question of the relation of language to voice traces back to Aristotle’s De interpretatione, with its definition of speech as the sign of thought, and writing the sign of speech. In Jacques Derrida’s account of this phonologocentric model, voice is the ligature of “phōnē and logos,” securing their essential proximity. But if voice is only a mediation, then, as Barbara Johnson writes, voice is no longer “self-identity but self-difference.” Paradoxically, the voice marks the singular but is itself plural, sweeping the self up into an ever-ramifying play of differentiation. As David Lawton proposes, “voice is both a signature, ‘I,’ singularity, and a clear marker of difference, ‘not I,’ multiplicity”.