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2019 Situations International Conference Ethnicity, Race and Racism in Asia

updated: 
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) 

Spatializing Social Justice

updated: 
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

http://www.buffalo.edu/nemla/convention.html

Cultural Studies and Media Studies 

Pedagogy and Professional 

 

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

https://www.cfplist.com/nemla/Home/S/17869

 

Chair

Maryann P. DiEdwardo 

Different Voices, Voicing Difference (NEMLA 2020)

updated: 
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”.